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Manchester United set to make big money move for Alvaro Morata

Manchester United supporters may be disappointed if they signed Alvaro Morata after being linked with Antoine Griezmann and Romelu Lukaku, but it could be a shrewd purchase. Madrid wanted £78m for Morata and were hoping that United would use David De Gea as part of the deal. Belotti, who scored 26 goals and provided seven assists in Serie A last term, is under contract with Torino until 2021. Read More »

Timers to continue streak at US Open?


If you hit a good tee ball you've got the option of going out, playing the angles. The fairways are probably the biggest they've ever been in the US Open , especially that I've played. But with the wetter conditions you're going to have to pull the driver more than the 2-iron this week. It goes in these collection areas and run-offs. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown


At such a crucial moment, the lucky break gave Ostapenko a 4-3 lead. Her stunning run in Paris - capped by a riveting 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 comeback win over No. "Actually, it's something I can not understand". Ostapenko, who had the Parisian crowd roaring her on, reeled off the last five games to claim the title and become the youngest first-time female grand slam champion since Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova won the 2004 US Open. Read More »

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

The winners of Team New Zealand and Artemis will face two-times defending champions Oracle Team USA in the 35th Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. Crucially, Outteridge and Artemis appear to have built momentum at the business end of the competition, and the 31-year-old 2012 Olympic gold medalist promised no let up against New Zealand. Read More »

LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

Current NBA players are too. According to Dan Patrick, who serves as a host for NBC's Olympics coverage, pro players will not be permitted on the roster. For now, we can only dream of what a team comprised of Michael, Magic and LeBron would be able to do on a basketball court. When asked by the Associated Press to name his dream teammates for the upcoming Summer Games, James didn't hesitate, picking Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson as his running mates. Read More »

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

Some members of the Senate Intelligence Committee were surprised by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsSenate intel members surprised by Sessions's plans to testify: report This week: Sessions in the hot seat President Trump, calling it a leak doesn't make it a crime MORE 's offer to testify before the panel, CNN reported. Read More »

Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Bubba Watson watches his shot on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio . Not only did he hit every green until the 18th, all but one of his birdie chances were from 12 feet or in. Read More »

Lakers hoping to bring Lonzo Ball in for second workout

But Ball in particular would be "good for business" as a local product, and Magic Johnson has to be keenly aware of that. That adds teeth to the idea the Lakers or 76ers have promised they'll take him, as much as it should hold any weight as a guarantee. Read More »

Coleman confident of Wales World Cup qualifying


It doesn't always come off but as of late this is the kind of game that we love when you're up against it in a different country. Ramsey produced a magic moment amid high pressure at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade by lofting the ball inside the right post, 41 years after Antonin Panenka did it first to win Czechoslovakia the 1976 European Championships against West Germany. Read More »

Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open


If you hit it into that rough it is very penal but look, we know that. ERIN, Wis . - Jon Rahm left his first U.S. Open with a gold medal for being the low amateur and no guarantees except for sponsor exemptions to play in six PGA Tour events in two months. Read More »

Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

The Penguins won their fifth title - all of them clinched on the road - to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list. The Penguins scored the two crucial goals in the last two minutes of the final period. "He really is the best player in the world", said Couture glowingly. Read More »

Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain


But Kane - named England captain with Wayne Rooney omitted from the squad - levelled deep into injury time from Raheem Sterling's cross to earn a point. He said: "We're never going to blame each other, we're not that team - the bigger picture is far more important". We have got leaders in the team, and it is just that I am wearing the armband . Read More »

American student released by North Korea


Rodman said earlier in a tweet: "I'm back!" He's made several visits to the country, but has been roundly criticized for insensitive comments and for regaling leader Kim Jong Un with " Happy Birthday" in 2014 . "One thing we know is that Trump is transactional", said one person who works on North Korea issues, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the discussions. Read More »

Nadal not expecting to win Wimbledon again


His coach and uncle, Toni , got choked up, too, when he unexpectedly came on court to present Nadal with a special trophy celebrating those 10 titles. He will later participate in the Halle Open before Wimbledon begins on July 3. "I have to admit that I've seen him play very little recently and I can not judge his situation", he added. Read More »

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

The Warriors won their second title in the past three seasons with a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and are an overwhelming favorite at -200, according to Westgate SuperBook. "I'm not in the front office, but I know our front office is going to continue to try to put our ball club, put our franchise in a position where we can compete for a championship year in and year out", said James . Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins historic 10th French Open title


Nadal. Nadal established himself as a star-in-the-making, beating Roger Federer in four sets in the semifinals in the first Grand Slam meeting of their great rivalry, before getting past Puerta for the title. "He's the best player ever on clay". Wawrinka , who had won his three previous finals at a major, bowed out on the second match point when he sliced a backhand volley into the net. Read More »

Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

According to the rights group, the Israeli regime has seized thousands of square kilometers of Palestinian land for settlements and their supporting infrastructure since 1967. The HRW referred to the unlawful killing of hundreds of Palestinian civilians in the last three Israeli wars on Gaza in 2008, 2012 and 2014. The organization of more than 200 former top military and security leaders recently launched an advertising campaign centred on a warning that in a single state, Palestinians ... Read More »

Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions


All Blacks wing Waisake Naholo was a handful all night for the Lions as he warmed up for the test series and he crashed through Courtney Lawes to score on 26 minutes. we do have enough class on the pitch to see that game off and in fact go on and take a real stranglehold of it". Kyle Sinckler has told the British and Irish Lions exactly how to respond to the growing campaign in New Zealand to undermine their scrum - "say nothing". Read More »

Toni Nadal lauds `brilliant` Rafa post record 10th French Open triumph

Said Federer: "An fantastic 10th title at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal - that will never happen again". Rafael Nadal has become the first player in the Open era to win ten titles at the same Grand Slam . And Nadal? Both he and his uncle Toni, who is also his coach, keep pointing to one key factor when it comes to how he'll fare at the All England Club. Read More »

Warriors Storm Back, Take Lead In 2nd Quarter

KD". Even with all their talent it wasn't easy, as Boston needed seven games to beat Philadelphia in the Eastern Division finals and then seven more in the NBA Finals — the last going to overtime — to beat Los Angeles. Going into the game, the Warriors were listed in most sportsbooks as 9- or 9.5-point favorites, meaning that in order for Warriors bettors to cash in on their ticket, the Warriors had to win by ten or more points. Read More »

Roland Garros await their darling as Mladenovic faces Muguruza


French hopeful Mladenovic served 16 double faults but came out on top to set up a quarter-final meeting with either American Venus Williams or Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland. Bacsinszky also was sharp in her third-round match as she posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur. His best showing in Paris was a semifinal run in 2008.On the men's side, fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal was in magnificent form as he rolled to a 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 runaway over Nikoloz Basilashvili in the ... Read More »

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Paul Pierce wasn't even being melodramatic when he warned of the Warriors' coming "reign of terror". Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941. Read More »

Kevin Durant Silences Critics With Masterful NBA Finals Performance

With a second title in three years, the Warriors are primed to establish themselves as an National Basketball Association dynasty, but they will be one not built on Durant, but on a foundation of excellent drafting and a manipulation of the free agency market that rivals across the league will surely be desperately trying to replicate. Read More »

Marc-Andre Fleury reportedly eligible to be picked in expansion draft

Fleury's future with the Penguins has been up for discussion for well over a year now, although general manager Jim Rutherford decided leading up to this year's trade deadline to keep the veteran goalie in Pittsburgh for the playoff run. Instead, the clause was waived only for the Golden Knights. However, a trade with the Calgary Flames might make sense, since they need a goaltender to protect anyway. Read More »