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by | June 08, 2018 | 10:41

United have a good relationship with Dortmund, the two teams spoke, but Sokratis chose to go to Arsenal . "He is going through an exceptional time in his career". Adding another expensive forward into the mix could complicate matters further and leave at least one of that quintet unhappy about missing out. Griezmann has still not confirmed whether or not he's planning to stay with Atletico Madrid as both the Blaugrana and Manchester United have been linked with summer moves.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:29

Durant's clutch shot cemented Golden State's 110-102 victory and put them up 3-0 in the NBA Finals with Game 4 to be played in Cleveland . James set an early tone barely two minutes into the contest with an fantastic dunk with an assist from the backboard.

by | June 08, 2018 | 09:10

The Liverpool Echo are also reporting that Liverpool are closing in on the signature for Fekir, who has scored 57 goals in 153 appearances for Lyon during his career. Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas is notoriously hard to negotiate with but he's reportedly had a change of heart just days before the World Cup kicks off.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:28

Vegas , who are aiming to become the first team in major U.S. sport history to win the title in their first season in existence, have now lost three successive games. And when they do, the posts seem to bail them out again and again. Who knows if things would have been different on Monday night if Neal put the puck in the net? Instead, it busted it wide open.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:15

That was after a statement was sent out the day before, falsely stating that Eagles players kneeling and disrespecting the flag was the core reason for the initial cancellation. Trump has manipulated the intentions of those who choose not to visit the White House and those who kneel during the national anthem. All-Pro center Jason Kelce told The Associated Press that players filled out forms anonymously indicating whether they wanted to go to the White House.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:28

When he received the Cup from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, he shouted "Yeah!" Thousands of fans crowded around the arena amid a heavy police presence. At that point it looked like Phil Pritchard wouldn't be taking the Stanley Cup out of its case. Anything else, and the Capitals will be raising the Cup tonight.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:20

It's clay. It's different. "Another great opportunity on Saturday and I'm really looking forward to it", said Stephens , whose late father, John, was the 1988 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year with the New England Patriots . "It was tough because her ball is very low, and you don't have many chances to finish the points from there". Many Americans struggle on the red dirt because of the lack of red clay courts in the United States but several players have managed to master the surface ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 01:06

Smith said on First Take yesterday that Durant has been emphatic with the Warriors organization that he is staying there this offseason. Three. Point switching. Once again, the Cavaliers held a distinct rebounding advantage, 47-37, and outscored Golden State on second-chance opportunities, 19-9. By the time the first half ended with Cleveland up by six, the Warriors had chipped away at big Cavaliers leads twice, thanks mostly to Durant, who had 24 points in the half.

by | June 07, 2018 | 22:14

After unifying last season, they ran to a 16-1 playoff mark, losing only to Cleveland in the fourth game before winning the crown, Durant's first National Basketball Association title, in five games. That one might have been the most painful of all - Game 3 of the East semis this year, when the Raptors fought back to tie the game late and then watched as LeBron hit a running, one-legged floater off the glass to basically rip the Raptors' hearts out and probably cost their coach his job.

by | June 07, 2018 | 21:55

Colangelo was careless and in some instances reckless in failing to properly safeguard sensitive, non-public, club-related information in communications with individuals outside the 76ers organization", according to the law firm, which was commissioned by the team to investigate the matter.

by | June 07, 2018 | 21:45

A worn out Alexander Zverev is out of the French Open , as Dominic Thiem reached his third successive semi-final at Roland Garros after a convincing 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 victory over the German . "I made the final of the U.S. Open but lost to my friend Sloane Stephens ", Keys said. In the women's quarterfinals, No. 10 Sloane Stephens beat No.

by | June 07, 2018 | 19:40

The 33-year-old is reportedly upset over his contract situation. Will Ronaldo leave the Spanish capital for pastures new? Florentino Perez is said to have promised him an increase in wages, but he is yet to table an offer. "But Ronaldo is at the best club in the world and I think that he should finish his career here". Given that Neymar , 26, is likely being eyed by Real to act as Ronaldo's successor, it is not a huge surprise the Portuguese is unhappy with the club's pursuit.

by | June 07, 2018 | 19:18

President Donald Trump has framed the decision around the national anthem and his repeated arguments that NFL players should be required to stand on the field when the song is played before games. "I'm blown away by the irony with the Eagles being disinvited", Kerr continued. "It will be nice when we can just get back to normal in three years".

by | June 07, 2018 | 18:48

The agreement for TV and digital rights to PGA Tour events in all territories outside the US runs for 12 years, and comes after the company made a major statement of intent in live sports with a deal for Olympics rights in Europe between 2018-2024.

by | June 07, 2018 | 11:47

Defending champion Golden State has seized command of the NBA Finals as the series shifts to Cleveland , where the Cavaliers must continue their home playoff magic to sustain any title hopes. "We know it. We'll see if we can do it". He trash-talked Drake in the conference semifinals, was mocked by Draymond Green during Game 1 of the Finals, and, most recently, Steph Curry seemed irked by the fact that Perkins' legs got in his way after a shot in Game 2.

by | June 07, 2018 | 11:31

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102 on Wednesday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals . There was nothing James or the Cavs could do but think about what might have been after losing two games that were within their reach. First, from Game 3 Wednesday night.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:11

Six Saudi girls will lead the Saudi national team carrying their country's flag as the Green Falcons take on Russian Federation in the opening FIFA World Cup game on June 14. 'FIFA's ultimate objective in the fight against the secondary ticket market is to prioritise the safety and security of fans and enforce a fair 2018 FIFA World Cup ticketing pricing scheme '.

by | June 06, 2018 | 23:00

Sharapova was hardly at her best right from the start, double-faulting three times to get broken in the opening game. She clearly still has business to attend to as she eyes a follow-up to her 2016 title on the Parisian clay. Sharapova may have vast experience on the big stage, but three double faults gifted Muguruza - who only played two games of her fourth-round clash before Lesia Tsurenko retired with an injury - a break in a nervy opening game from the Russian.

by | June 06, 2018 | 22:26

Because of the Belmont's smaller field and longer distance - 1 1/2 miles as opposed to 1 1/4 for the Derby and 1 3/16 for the Preakness - post positioning isn't necessarily an indicator of how a horse might fare. The good news for those associated with Justify, who has not missed a beat since his February 18 debut, is that he possesses abundant early speed and prefers to race on or close to the lead.

by | June 06, 2018 | 22:19

Simona Halep reached the French Open quarter-finals once again with a comfortable 6-2, 6-1 victory over Belgian Elise Mertens. But Nadal, as he has done so often, averted catastrophe after a 53-minute "interrompu" for rain, when he returned trailing 2-3 and a break to grind his way to a 5-3 lead.

by | June 06, 2018 | 21:00

When Golden State's Steph Curry was asked about Trump's actions, his response was simple: "I agree " with James, Curry said . We're all looking forward to the day when we can go back to just having a celebration and celebrate Americans for their achievement.

by | June 06, 2018 | 19:14

Some waved the blue and white striped kit of Argentina's national team stained with red paint resembling blood. "I think it's three or four times now we've been drawn with Nigeria and it will be a hard group". The MKs accused them of politicizing the game by insisting it take place in Jerusalem . They then plays Croatia on June 21 and Nigeria on June 26.

by | June 06, 2018 | 16:37

German national football team goalkeeper Manuel Neuer stretches to catch the ball during a test match on May 30, 2018 ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation. When it eventually got under way, Germany took the lead on 11 minutes after pressing the Austrian defence. At the other end, Neuer made his first save on 16 minutes to deny attacking midfielder Schoepf.

by | June 06, 2018 | 13:38

Fred had previously been targeted by Manchester City , so this is no doubt a victory for United on multiple levels. Fred made his Brazil debut in November 2014 and, due to an injury to Luiz Gustavo, was a starter by the time of Brazil's disappointing 2015 Copa America campaign.

by | June 06, 2018 | 11:33

Cillessen played only 11 games for the La Liga giants last season, with nine of them coming in the Copa del Rey. After Loris Karius' terrible performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League final, The Reds are looking for a new goalkeeper.

by | June 06, 2018 | 10:38

Forbes's sporting rich list is created after calculating an athlete's earnings from prize money, salaries and bonuses in the year to 1 June 2018. But there has always been at least one female athlete, and as many as three, who qualified since the list was expanded to at least 50 names in 2010.

by | June 06, 2018 | 02:15

One of these has been named as Pete Taylor, Olympic boxer Katie Taylor's father. Three men have been rushed to hospital after being seriously injured in a shooting in Bray. The scene is now closed off as gardai continue to investigate. Pat Ward, the local superintendent, said that the shooting was "out of the blue".

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:55

Yaya Toure will be offered to Manchester United , Tottenham, Liverpool , Chelsea and Arsenal for just £1-a-week with his Manchester City contract expiring at the end of the month. Toure has previously stated he wants to stay in the Premier League, and he clearly has a desire to prove Guardiola wrong. 'Maybe us Africans aren't always treated the same by certain people.

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:43

The 31-year-old will next face German Maximilian Marterer in the last-16 after he beat Jurgen Zopp earlier in the day. Nadal won 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Cilic made no mistake when the second match point finally came in the fifth set. Johnson, ranked 46th, has never been to the round of 16 at Roland Garros . They will next play the Japanese duo of Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya in the third round.

by | June 05, 2018 | 23:57

Before joining the NCAA , he spent four years as athletic director of West Virginia, orchestrating the school's move to the Big 12. "Vince and others have really looked clear-eyed at the original XFL and acknowledged there wasn't enough focus put on the game itself", Luck said.

by | June 05, 2018 | 23:50

The Warriors played a near-perfect Game 2 to take a commanding - perhaps insurmountable - 2-0 lead over the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals Sunday. LeBron James , who scored 51 points in Thursday's loss, faced a more dogged defence on Sunday but still managed 29 points on 10-20 shooting while playing almost the entire game.

by | June 05, 2018 | 21:40

Fred , or Frederico Rodrigues Santos to give him his full name , is the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder who will become Manchester United's first summer signing. United will doubtless be delighted to have confirmed the signing of Fred before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as the deal could have been complicated had he impressed in Russian Federation.

by | June 05, 2018 | 20:26

Keys has not dropped a set so far and all the talk that her game was ill-suited to clay now looks redundant. Kasatkina won the opening set 7-6 (5) against reigning Australian Open champion Wozniacki. She dropped serve five times and made 29 unforced errors, bowing out on the first match point when she buried another forehand into the net. Her feat means the 13th-seeded American has now reached the last eight at every major.

by | June 05, 2018 | 15:36

The Portugal global was crowned the Ballon d'Or victor for a fifth time previous year. It's incredibly simple, hugely frustrating to play against and barely entertaining to watch - but for Portugal fans, this efficient, rigid system could well see them through to the late stages of a World Cup.

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:34

Fellaini will be a free agent at the end of the month when his Manchester United contract runs out and the Gunners have emerged as surprise suitors. If no agreement is reached Fellaini is understood to favour a move to Arsenal over AC Milan who are also keen on the towering midfielder. The 30-year-old is now on £80,000 per week.