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Real Madrid receive €60 million offer from Manchester United

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Despite not being a regular last season, Rodriguez still managed to score 11 goals and assist a further 13 strikes in 33 matches for Los Blancos . However, we have a small favour to ask. United were initially interested in Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann but have since turned their attention to a traditional number nine rather than one who plays a slightly deeper-lying role like the France worldwide. Read More »

La Niçoise Alizé Cornet échoue en huitièmes de finale à Roland-Garros

Mais son succès à Paris, son douzième en Grand Chelem, était aussi le point culminant de sa trajectoire avant une inexorable chute que l'arrivée récente d'Andre Agassi comme mentor n'a pas enrayée. La deuxième demi-finale, coïncidence extraordinaire, tombe le jour de l'anniversaire des deux adversaires: 20 ans pour Ostapenko et 28 ans pour Bacsinszky. Read More »

Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals

For all this while, the Golden State Warriors refused to look too far ahead. Golden State escaped with a huge win to go up 3-0, only one game away from the title. In his postgame interview, he used the word "liberating" to describe the shot, the moment. The Cavaliers showed their championship mettle and played like a team that didn't want its season to end, bringing a different intensity and energy. Read More »

Perfect shot; Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead

James finished the game with 39 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists while shooting 15-for-27 from the field, proving that he remains one of the game's most dominant players in its history. Particularly as you go deeper, it gets tougher and tougher. The only players remaining with more Finals points than James are Jerry West (1,679 points) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,317 points). Read More »

Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

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Not bad for an old guy, huh? "When you play in a semi you have to accept it". "But I'm happy with what I did on court, the way I was fighting, even if I was down". They saw deuce several times, and Wawrinka eventually got the break, but Murray fought back and broke Wawrinka with a handsome backhand, and took control of the set from there. Read More »

Preds Fall in Game Five, Pledge to Be Better Facing Elimination

Nevertheless, he looked far from his normal self and played poorly in Nashville. The unit went 0-6 in the two defeats, but generated more in the latter loss. "I have a better arm than that anyway". Three points in in Game 5 and he could have easily had that many if his teammates would have buried anything in Game 4. Read More »

Golden State blocks Cleveland comeback bid

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His addition has taken the Warriors to a completely different level and made them, to date, literally unbeatable in the playoffs. Warriors: Golden State's nine 3-pointers in the first quarter broke the previous Finals mark held by five teams, most recently the Warriors in 2015. Read More »

Cleveland's 49 points in the first quarter were an NBA Finals record

The chance to win three more is slim, but it's a chance few thought they would have after a gut-wrenching loss in Game 3 , when they gave up the last 11 points and blew a six-point lead with three minutes remaining. I move on. It was never like, 'Oh man, I cost these guys a championship. The Warriors are much different, much more talented and determined to get that fourth win in the championship round. Read More »

Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Arriving at Old Trafford on a free transfer last summer, he soon set about living up to his massive reputation (and a contract to match). He will continue his rehabilitation from injury at the club. Ibrahimovic definitely left his mark on the Premier League , finishing the season as United's top scorer with 28 goals n 46 appearances. The 35-year old has not made comments regarding his future. Read More »

National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?

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The defending National Hockey League champion Penguins moved into a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series , which now shifts to Nashville for Game Three on Saturday. Against the quick-strike Penguins, it's just.778. There's a bit of a changeling quality to this group as opposed to the one that beat San Jose in six games to win the Cup last spring. Read More »

Durant's big 3-pointer lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

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The addition of Durant and a fully healthy lineup has propelled the Warriors to a 15-0 record in the playoffs. For me, when I left here to go to Miami, we had to build something. When J.R. Smith's 3-point shot bounced in and out and in with 8:15 left in the third quarter Wednesday night, it felt as if the magic that carried the Cavaliers to the 2016 championship might be returning. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka Defeats Murray to reach French Open Final

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The final-set score suggests Murray ran out of gas. Karolina Pliskova has leveled her semifinal match against Simona Halep at the French Open . Nadal, a nine-time champion at Roland Garros, will face Wawrinka, the 2015 champ, in Sunday's final. The same symbols are also displayed on the inside frame of his racket. Read More »

Klay Thompson: Warriors 'Want to Finish it' in Cleveland

The Cleveland Cavaliers staved off NBA Finals elimination and ended the Golden State Warriors' shot at an unprecedented ideal run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win on Friday. Irving also outdid himself, firing away like mad for 38 points, capping his stellar performance by giving Cleveland a 108-102 bulge in the homestretch. Read More »

Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

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Rafael Nadal plays a forehand during Friday's French Open semifinal match against Dominic Thiem . The two contrasting styles were nicely summed up in the opening exchanges, with Wawrinka hitting six winners and six unforced errors off the opening three games and Murray not making any mistakes for just one victor in the same period - as the Swiss' risk-and-reward approach battled with Murray's more conservative and defensive outlook. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko v Simona Halep - player profiles

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The French Open could be her second in 2017. Another straight-sets win followed, this time over Lesia Tsurenko - who had defeated Angelique Kerber's first-round canquisher, Ekaterina Makarova, in her previous match - with the result ensuring she'd reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time . Read More »

Golden State Warriors play for record-breaking win

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According to ESPN's Zach Lowe , Green's first call was to Warriors general manager Bob Myers to tell him it was on him to sign soon-to-be free agent Kevin Durant . They had won a league record 73 games in the regular season, besting the total Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls achieved in the 1995-96 season. Game 4 is scheduled to tip off at 9 p.m. Read More »

Steve Kerr cracks that old-timers would 'kill' Warriors

After two lopsided losses to start the N.B.A. finals, the Cavaliers fell in line behind him as they spent much of last night fending off the Golden State Warriors . "I'm not one to judge and say if it's fair or not if guys are adding players to their team". "I think it's just part of my calling to just go against teams in the midst of a dynasty", James said. Read More »

LeBron James moves up on Forbes' list of top paid athletes

Yet in three quick games, he has been demoted to a top-five player, somewhere behind Golden State's gaggle of stars. Here are three things we learned from the Warriors' Game 3 win over the Cavs . Cleveland had been leading for most of the second half thanks to wonderful play from both Kyrie Irving and James. James and Irving were 0-for-4 with a turnover at that critical juncture, and Kevin Durant and Curry continued to make plays to lead the Warriors on an 11-0 game-ending run. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017 : Experts advise India to play with the same plan

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Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) laid the platform with an opening stand of 136 before Kohli and Yuvraj, to the delight of India fans in a capacity 25,000 crowd, teed off. "Once you are confident, you take the right decision and eventually that pays off". Kohli too got a life but found rhythm and timing back quickly. "I've got to go back and have a look at our opposition, have a look at our team, have a look at where we're at in terms of our form, and then you select a team ... Read More »

Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. "I mean, who am I to say if it's fair or not?" "They're definitely a different team than they were previous year that's definitely in full effect that we're all fully aware of", the Cavs' Kyrie Irving said. Read More »

KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs

In Game 3 alone, James fired 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and issued 9 assists in 46 minutes of play. May be the most on guard a bull force the National Basketball Association has ever seen certainly one of them in Kevin Durant . James hasn't shied away from comparisons to Jordan, who's viewed by many as the greatest basketball player in history. "I knew it was going to be one of the toughest challenges I've had because of the firepower they have and because of the mindset they ... Read More »

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

But even after falling behind 3-1 in the second set, Bacsinszky didn't wilt and won five of the final six games to finish off Mladenovic and return to the semis. When I came here I didn't expect to be in the semis, but I'm playing better and better every match. A three-hour delay ensued - the French Open is the lone grand slam without a roof, though that will finally change in 2020 - the type that can so often switch momentum in matches. Read More »

Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans

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Brazil are sitting a mile ahead in the South American qualifying standings and are so far in front that they are the only team bar the hosts Russian Federation to have already qualified for the Cup. The defeat is Brazil's first under manager Tite , as the team won his first nine matches in charge with a +23 goal differential. Singapore captain Shahril Ishak said last week that playing against Messi would be " like a dream come true", while coach V. Read More »

ICC Champions trophy : Virat Kohli says, every game quarter final

But just as Sri Lanka's hopes were rising their task became more hard, two run-outs spelling the end for each of their established batsmen. Dhanushka Gunathilaka (76, 72b, 7×4, 2×6), Kusal Mendis (89, 93b, 11×4, 1×6), Kusal Perera (47 retd hurt, 44b, 5×4), Angelo Mathews (52 n o, 45b, 6×4) and Asela Gunaratne (34 n o, 21b, 2×4, 2×6) all came to the party to derail India . Read More »

Kane to captain England against Scotland

But his mentality is excellent. He's keen to lead. Former England midfielder Paul Scholes opened the debate when he claimed that the Celtic captain would not have the influence in the Premier League that he has had in Scotland . But he admits the 23-year-old didn't do himself any harm and that the trip was an extremely exercise. "Without a doubt we have players who are capable of hurting England, and if we get enough of the ball and create chances, we fancy our chances to take one or ... Read More »

Butler coach Chris Holtmann to be new Ohio State coach

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Xavier coach Chris Mack did as well. Brown filled in for Steve Kerr for most of the 2017 postseason as the Golden State head coach dealt with back issues. The Andre in question is Ohio State sophomore forward Andre Wesson, who did indeed hold an offer from Holtmann's now-former employer coming out of Westerville South in 2016. Read More »

Mondial-2018: Suède-France, 1-1 à la mi-temps

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Tout Benjamin Mendy a été résumé dans ce match. Sissoko, lui, n'armait pas un centre, ne débordait quasiment pas, et les opportunités d'enclencher une occasion étaient donc bien faibles. "Parce que finir la rencontre sur ce coup du sort, ça fait mal mais après on aurait peut-être pu faire les choses un peu mieux avant", a souligné Lloris . Read More »

Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

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And while the Cavaliers are far from surrendering, there is a sense the addition of Durant has made Golden State a much harder team to vanquish even once - let alone four times . "I want to win just as bad as they do and obviously they probably got a bad taste in their mouth after what happened last year and we had one in our mouth last year from what happened the year before", James said. Read More »

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

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Losing the two previous games in Nashville gave them something to think about on the trip home . There's a reason no team has won back-to -back Stanley Cups since Detroit in 1997 and 1998. Hainsey deftly moved to his left, and the two Predators collided as he took off up the ice with the puck. "You come here with the mindset that you knew what happened the first two games, but that's not going to change the way I play or prepare", Rinne said . Read More »

Buttler says England will be fired up for Australia

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Australia have only once failed to progress to the knockout stages of a Champions Trophy , although that underwhelming campaign did occur in England four years ago. It's been 18 months (since we last played them), but we've played a lot against each other. Due to the fact that both matches have been abandoned without getting anywhere close to the 100 overs in, it is hard to gauge where Australia are with their playing XI at the moment. Read More »

LeBron James: 'I'm Going to Try to Sign Everybody'

According to ESPN , he gathered the players together in the locker room before Game 3 , and played Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford commencement speech. "Every year is different, and we know that, but so far things have gone our way. Now down 3-0 in the series, the Cavaliers have a mountain to climb to repeat last year's historic feat. LeBron James said he's never played a team with more firepower than these Warriors . Read More »

Cavs make NBA Finals history against Warriors

Bigger than all of them and all of that. However, Andre Iguodala was there to block the attempt, and the ball went out of bounds off James. If not for their meltdown previous year, the Warriors , whose record-setting 73-win season got lost in the Finals aftermath, would be looking for a third straight crown. Read More »