• Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move
Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move

Mourinho has made no secret of his admiration for Javier Hernandez in recent months, saying he would not have sold the striker to Bayer Leverkusen, before underlining how a player like him was missing at United . "I can say that their offer is a very, very important one and now the decision goes to Real. We have not received any offers from Fra...

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  • Kidambi Srikanth sails into Australian Open Super Series final
Kidambi Srikanth sails into Australian Open Super Series final

A former World No.3, Srikanth, who had reached the semifinals in the last edition, produced yet another near- ideal performance to outclass All England finalist Shi 21-10 21-14 in a 37-minute match to notch up his second win over the Chinese.

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  • Markelle Fultz believes the Sixers are already a playoff team
Markelle Fultz believes the Sixers are already a playoff team

After the 76ers selected Fultz, the Los Angeles Lakers took Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 pick. Milwaukee picked Michigan's D.J. Wilson at No. 17, IN selected UCLA forward T.J. Meanwhile, Harden has averaged 29.1 points, 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds last season. Magic Johnson made a decision to stay home and drafted Lonzo Ball from out of ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton grabs F1 pole from teammate in Baku
Lewis Hamilton grabs F1 pole from teammate in Baku

Both Ferraris were a second adrift of Mercedes and it was Kimi Raikkonen , not championship-leader Sebastian Vettel , who joined the Mercedes drivers in the top three. However, it was very almost worse for Vettel as he only had a 0.038s margin over Max Verstappen in fifth when the chequered flag fell at the end of the session.

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  • Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons roast Lonzo Ball on Twitter

The Lakers were able to add an additional draft pick by trading the 28th pick for the 30th and 42nd pick. "I think it's a good goal to set, so I'll definitely be chasing that" he said. Magic also thanked Lonzo's father Lavar and his family for their hospitality when he and the Lakers staff visited their home. Nevertheless, the move seemed...

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  • Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1
Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

Sebastian Vettel says he is "not worried" by the gap to Formula One rivals Mercedes in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix , despite finishing over a second off the pace. We were struggling yesterday but we made a lot of changes overnight. Accepting responsibility for his qualifying result, Vettel said, "In the end, I was alone and had n...

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  • Cristiano will pay 14.7 million euros to avoid prison sentence
Cristiano will pay 14.7 million euros to avoid prison sentence

The 32-year-old is understood to be unhappy with what he perceives as a lack of protection from the club after he was charged with defrauding the Spanish government of £13m in unpaid tax. The hearing will take place on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid , according to Spanish press reports . The lawsuit accuses t...

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  • Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia
Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia

This Saturday, June 24 , 2017 (8:00 AM Pacific) Russia will host Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia for a group stage match in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup . "I would like to apologise to our fans, the way I spoke to one of their assistant coaches was not okay", said Osorio. New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson defended his pl...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against England, Mohammad Amir out
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against England, Mohammad Amir out

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said before the semi-final that if his side played their "best game" they could "put pressure" on England . "This was a golden chance to win a tournament at home, and I think all we can do now is keep looking towards that World Cup and use this as a really good platform", Root added.

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  • Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick
Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick

The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. The Golden Knights do not have a player who has previously been captain of a team , but they still have plenty of options when it comes to experience.

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  • Lions defeated 30 - 15 in New Zealand
Lions defeated 30 - 15 in New Zealand

Taulupe Faletau has insisted the British and Irish Lions can fend off both the weight of history and the mighty All Blacks to win their Test series. The teams headed into half time with the All Blacks ahead 13-8, but Williams nearly put the Lions in with another mazy run early in the second half, only for the home defence to cope well, with...

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  • THUNE: GOP health care plan good for SD
THUNE: GOP health care plan good for SD

Ducey spokesman Daniel Scarpinato said Friday that an analysis shows the five areas Ducey identified in a letter to McCain before the Senate bill was released weren't addressed and the proposal falls short. We urge the Senate to reject its current plan and the members of the Illinois House to oppose it if it passes the Senate. An estimated 17 milli...

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  • Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis
Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

And Nani , Ronaldo's replacement from the bench, added a fourth for good measure, ensuring that Portugal's next generation did not take all the glory as Fernando Santos' men finished ahead of Mexico thanks to a super goal difference after their 2-1 defeat of Russian Federation.

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  • Mithali Raj Indian Skipper breaks yet another record
Mithali Raj Indian Skipper breaks yet another record

India batted first after being put in and they amassed 281-3 from their 50 overs, opener Smriti Mandhana top-scoring with 90 and fellow opener Punam Raut making 86. England didn't get off to a solid start and also the middle-order failed to build partnership until Fran Wilson (81 off 102) gave the hosts some hope.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final
Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Ronaldo could have added to his tally when he climbed to meet a Nelson Semedo delivery, his header scooped away by Stefanovic who then stood tall to superbly deny Andre Silva . Silva, the new Manchester City recruit, turned his right ankle while scoring and did not appear for the second half. Striker Andre Silva , 21, could start again, thi...

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  • Alexis Sanchez replies 'no' to Bayern Munich transfer question
Alexis Sanchez replies 'no' to Bayern Munich transfer question

For the sake of clarification, Danny Welbeck wore 23 last season at Arsenal . Well, the answer is much more mundane. Arsenal are desperate to persuade Sanchez to extend his stay at the club but a final decision seems to have been already taken: the Chilean wants to reunite with Guardiola.

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  • Russian team arrives in Moscow to face Portugal in Confederations Cup
Russian team arrives in Moscow to face Portugal in Confederations Cup

Russian Federation were under pressure to perform on home soil after slipping to a record low 63rd in Fifa's world rankings this month, and this win was a much-needed shot in the arm. Mexico next face New Zealand at Fisht Stadium in Sochi the same day. A three-step system allows referees to stop a match if players receive racist abuse and reque...

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  • Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths
Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths

The hosts start the final round of group games in third place, one point behind the Mexicans and Portugal , who face New Zealand in the other group game, with Russian Federation knowing anything but a victory is likely to see them bow out before the semi-final stage.

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  • Six Americans Taken in First Round of 2017 NHL Draft
Six Americans Taken in First Round of 2017 NHL Draft

The Chicago Blackhawks selected Evan Barratt in the third round (90th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He added to his worldwide experience after the Winterhawks were eliminated from the WHL playoffs, representing Canada in three games at the U18 World Championships.

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  • White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey
White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

The left-hander was 161-119 with a 3.83 ERA for the White Sox and 214-160 with a 3.81 ERA during a 16-year career that included time with Miami and Toronto. So I'd hear that and grab a beer. But hey, if a guy can go out and save a game with a nice little buzz, more power to him right? Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle smiles as he...

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  • Portugal close to containing wildfire that killed 64
Portugal close to containing wildfire that killed 64

Reports from numerous media outlets that an air tanker crashed in Portugal on Tuesday appear to be false. Authorities say that after four days they have mostly extinguished a wildfire in the center of the country that killed tens of people last weekend.

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  • Barcelona star considering offer from Arsenal this summer — Transfer Focus
Barcelona star considering offer from Arsenal this summer — Transfer Focus

Mustafi acknowledges that the former Barcelona forward would not look out of place at any of those sides, but is looking for Arsenal to do all they can to keep a prized asset on their books. "All the players and Arsene were very disappointed about last season", he told Sky Sports. "I understand some fans are critical of Arsene, but the most impor...

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  • Dozens killed in Portugal forest fire
Dozens killed in Portugal forest fire

Authorities say other victims could be found as searches continue. According to the Portuguese national news agency, Lusa, the official death toll now stands at 61, but they expect the number to rise as fire crews are able to safely douse the fires.

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  • Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia out as Portugal and Mexico reach last four
Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia out as Portugal and Mexico reach last four

Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot. Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time. The first goal in the match was scored on 8th minute into the Russian net by Crist...

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  • Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August
Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August

The two men will meet at the 154 pounds weight limit. The fight will last for 12 rounds of 3 minutes, each contested under traditional boxing rules. In spite of several mixed martial artists' insistence that they would be open to competing in similar boxing vs. MMA clashes, the card will be a boxing event that will be primarily promoted by May...

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  • Winter wonderland for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore
Winter wonderland for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore

The daughter of Galileo caused something of an upset when seeing off better-fancied stablemate Rhododendron in the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket, but proved that was no fluke when following up in the Irish equivalent at the Curragh in tremendous style.

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  • AB De Villiers and the Burden of Niceness
AB De Villiers and the Burden of Niceness

AB de Villiers will lead South Africa in their three-match Twenty20 series against England in the absence of Faf du Plessis . "We were really in a good position there with the batting end early on, and through soft dismissals we lost our way and that was the part for me that hurt the most", he said.

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  • Confederations Cup: All Whites embracing underdog tag against European giants, Portugal
Confederations Cup: All Whites embracing underdog tag against European giants, Portugal

Borussia Dortmund's Guerreiro had to limp off injured midway through the second half and was taken to hospital with a suspected ankle fracture, according to Santos . "New Zealanders will try to show their talent". Russia's performances have swelled fans support at the Confederations Cup . They would also qualify with a loss if Portugal lo...

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  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

In the semifinals, Portugal will play on Wednesday in Kazan against the runner-up in Group B, which is now Germany before the final group games Sunday. Ronaldo did not complain and soon scored when Portugal earned its penalty from another two-man tackle. With 11 goals and 12 assists in 58 appearances for the French side, he displayed all ...

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  • Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russian Federation out
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russian Federation out

It was his 75th goal for Portugal , bringing him level with Sandor Kocsis in second place on the list of Europe's highest global goal scorers. Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th worldwide goal helped lift Portugal to an easy 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals.

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  • Johnson, McIlroy and Day crash out at Open
Johnson, McIlroy and Day crash out at Open

But while Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, two of the world s top three players - McIlroy and Day - were left contemplating a missed cut. The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should "pack their bags", is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71.

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  • Warriors newbie Jordan Bell gets call from Draymond Green
Warriors newbie Jordan Bell gets call from Draymond Green

I was like, all right. "So I couldn't text and drive so I called him and said, 'OK". Needless to say, it'll be interesting to see Bell's first interaction with James next season. And I was like, 'All right.' I was like I should wait a couple seconds, and I waited like five seconds and I called him back on FaceTime. Celebrate it.

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  • Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan
Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku past year, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16. Hamilton, who trails title leader Sebastian Vettel by 12 points ahead of the eighth round of the championship here i...

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  • Hamilton takes pole in Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Hamilton takes pole in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The session was restarted with enough time for one lap and Hamilton beat his Mercedes team-mate by 0.434 seconds. "A lot of pressure". "There are concerts at every race", Hamilton said. And the Briton could manage only 10th later in the day as Red Bull's Max Verstappen topped the order while Vettel finished fifth. Chasing his second career po...

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  • Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms
Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms

British and Irish Lions made a statement by silencing their critics with a record 32-10 victory over the Maori All Blacks at a packed Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday. "There is no way we have divided into two", he said. Messam took advantage of poor handling from George North in testing conditions to boot a loose ball forward and t...

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