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Real Madrid demand £78m for Alvaro Morata


Don't forget the big money players in China (or at POTUS 45 calls it "GHYNNA!")- those clubs have been showing interested too, and possess the ability to match anyone's salary. From then the Spamish forward has emerged as a key player of Zinedine Zidane's La Liga squad. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Read More »

Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open


And most of my birdie putts were uphill and I could attack. "So I'm excited about all those things". "You know every year I played the U.S. Open everyone complained Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday that his course is too hard". "As long as it's a good tournament, it's good for the U.S. Open, " Thomas said . Stricker, who turned 50 this year, seems to be rejuvenated on the course. Read More »

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

I'm proud of the way I hung in there today. I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. This is why I play - to get myself into this sort of position. "I'd love to have another one of those", Thomas said. It's long and a lot of terrain. The 18th hole at Erin Hills has a special flag for the final round of the U.S. Read More »

Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

He had been in the same position Friday, only six yards closer to the green. Hoffman birdied five of his first eight holes to get to 9 under, one shot clear of a massive logjam in second. Open at the Erin Hills Golf Club in Erin, Wisconsin . There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. Thomas is 11-under-par 205 (73-69-63) heading into Sunday's final round and tied for second. Read More »

Alun Wyn to captain Lions against Crusaders


Gatland's Lions will find a similarity with the All Blacks in their next match on Saturday against the Canterbury Crusaders . "We also understand that with the potential test match focus of it, we have to adapt", Robertson said. Gatland has made no secret of his admiration of the strength of the game in New Zealand and said the Crusaders - captained on Saturday by All Blacks lock Whitelock - exemplified that. Read More »

LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances

I don't see a big gap. The win provided redemption for the Warriors , who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. Durant lost in his only previous Finals appearance in 2012. The five-game series averaged 20.4 million million viewers on television, plus an average minute streaming audience of 434,000. Read More »

US Open: Justin Thomas shoots record 63, trails Brian Harman by 1

He became the fifth player to shoot 63 in a U.S. Open and the first player at 9 under. But even with his historic round, Thomas , 11-under for the weekend, doesn't hold the lead. Unfortunately for him, a finishing bogey on the 18th, the easiest hole statistically in the championship, meant he is playing catch-up. More significant, though, is his own history. Read More »

Small margins can me massive in this game: Virat Kohli


Post Champions Trophy 2009, India has never lost to Pakistan in an ICC tournament. They won all their matches after the debacle, and beat the tournament favourites, England , to reach their first ever Champions Trophy final. The top order - Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been remarkable, looking in total control out in the middle. "After the India match, we just motivated the guys", he said. Read More »

I'm not in Conte's plans, says Costa

However, the second season saw him have his differences with Jose Mourinho, who departed after a frightful start to the season. This presentation was posted on the club's official Twitter account, and unfortunately, they caught the moment when Conte flipped to the page where Costa was present (around the 33 second mark). Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan crush India with devastating bowling display


After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahehdra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first global century. Made to bat first in the final, India posted 245, led by Sunil Gavaskar's 92. He took his aim at off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in the next over, smashing one over long-on, ran for three but it should have been a four through the covers and a late cut for four down to third man. Read More »

Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

Fowler had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele. And they had even more company. Thomas, a major away from joining the young elite in golf , only added to a year of low numbers. "The scoring was so good this morning". I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. About all that might save Erin Hills from another onslaught was a forecast for the strongest wind of the week. Read More »

Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series


Loose forward Liam Messam scored the home side's only try, while flyhalf Damian McKenzie added a conversion and penalty against a Lions combination that is expected to run out during the first test against the All Blacks next week. The Chiefs coach, asked about the banter starting to fly in earnest between Gatland and All Blacks coach Steve Hansen , said: "I tend to let my players do the talking on the field rather than enter into all that witty stuff ". Read More »

Four tied for lead in US Open


Rickie Fowler , on the verge of being left behind, rallied with three straight birdies and shot 68. Prior to Saturday's third round of the 2017 U.S. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway", he said. He had 10 scores of 3 on his card and a 2. Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of them professing expansive Erin Hills to be ideal for their games - spent Friday cleaning out their lockers after missing the cut. Read More »

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final


With eight wins in the teams' previous 10 World Cup and Champions Trophy meetings, India are firm favourites but Arthur has taken confidence from their defeat in the group stage by Sri Lanka. Babar Azam was out after playing a mistimed shot straight into the Yuvraj Singh's hands at 46 in the 43rd over. But Kohli was adamant that he valued the all-round balance Pandya offers and suggested that, if India continued to invest in him, they would be rewarded with "a match-winning ... Read More »

Thomas' 63 shreds record in tight US Open

Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., is five shots off the lead. Having five players reach 10-under in a single U.S. Open is rather remarkable considering just six had ever done it in the previous 116 Opens. "It depends on the weather". Thomas is no stranger to low scores . I'd love to have another one of those. He has four top 10s between the European and PGA Tours this season and is up to No. Read More »

Warriors' Steph Curry Doesn't Think He'll Go on WH Victory Visit

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (left) celebrates with teammate Stephen Curry after GSW's 129-120 win over Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the ORACLE Arena on Monday . Pretty much all their guys are in their 20s. Golden State beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year, squandering a 3-1 series lead. Read More »

Favourites India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final


Just two weeks ago, Pakistan were at a low ebb after crashing to a humiliating 124-run defeat against India in the group stage. "That was something we hadn't prepared for", he said. "I said it before the England game, if we put our "A" game together and do the basics well, we can beat anybody". He can get you a couple of wickets, as well, and then with the bat and the field we know what he can do. Read More »

Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

Portugal manager Fernando Santos insists he trusts Cristiano Ronaldo "100 per cent as an athlete and a man" following accusations the Real Madrid star had defrauded Spanish tax authorities. Silva, who has just moved from FC Porto to AC Milan in a transfer worth almost 40 million euros, has scored seven goals in eight games since his debut with the national team in a friendly against Gibraltar in September. Read More »

Harman leads, Thomas ties record

Then I was so mad at myself for that. If you get four or five, that's pretty good. "Struck it well, hit a bunch of greens, and that's what you've got to do to play well around here". "Looking forward to the next two days". "I'm glad I went through it and I'm glad I'm here". "I struck the ball nicely, had some opportunities, rolled a few putts over the edge". Read More »

Aaron Judge Crushes 495-foot Homer in Yankees' Win


This man is going to hit a baseball 500 feet soon. Blue Jays 4, Mariners 0: Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the first inning and finished with three RBIs, J.A. Steven Souza Jr., Mallex Smith, Logan Morrison, Tim Beckham and Corey Dickerson all homered for the Rays. Yankees first. Brett Gardner singles to center field. Read More »

Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final


Pakistan have managed to bounce back in this tournament, defeating South Africa and Sri Lanka in the group stages and England in the semi-finals to book a berth in the final. As far as Playing XI is concerned, India are going with the same team that registered a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the semi-finals. "We're now moving forward". Read More »

Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy


Pakistan in an ICC league final is cricket's governing body's dream-case scenario just that it will be played out in real as Virat Kohli and Co square off against arch-rivals Sarfraz Ahmed's unit at The Oval in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final in London on Sunday. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India vs Pakistan: Tarot Predictions

For the two giants of world cricket, it ends just how it started - against each other with more than a billion eyeballs assessing every single action of theirs. For Pakistan the plans are in place but it would only be revealed at the ground. They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. Read More »

Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history

Rickie Fowler is at 10 under. Hopefully I do. I'll take it one step at a time. No, scratch that: I just don't want it this week. "I've felt like my game has been good enough to compete in the majors this year", he said . But a weather shift that is expected to hit for Sunday's final round may add a twist to a tournament that hasn't yet experienced U.S. Open-like conditions. Read More »

Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine

Thomas' 63 is the first 9-under-par round in U.S. Open history, eclipsing Johnny Miller's 8-under 63 in 1973. He became the fifth player to shoot 63 in a U.S. The Florida State product's five birdies included three, 2-putt birdies at 1, 14 and 18, contributing to 32 total putts. Sharing second with Fleetwood is the American duo of Justin Thomas (63) and Brooks Koepka (68). Read More »

India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction


India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy today but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents than arch-rivals Pakistan in what is sure to be a highly-charged final at The Oval . Earlier, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and as expected made a decision to bowl first in Champions Trophy final against Pakistan , here at The Oval . Read More »

Follow ICC Champions Trophy final score live

India's captain Virat Kohli , meanwhile, has urged his team to forget the drubbing they inflicted on their old rivals in the group stage ahead of Sunday's final. "It has played as though it has nothing to lose, with a freedom to express its skills, which is commendable considering the situation it found itself in", Hussey, who has played 79 Tests and 185 ODIs for Australia amassing 6235 and 5442 runs respectively, added. Read More »

Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final

The form of Hassan Ali and Junaid Khan has been wonderful and will hope that continues. Those two wickets against Sri Lanka have been his only two of the tournament so far, however, albeit his economy rate is a respectable 4.79. But from what we have seen in their last few games, if there is any team that is capable of stopping the Indian juggernaut, it's Pakistan . The only difference here is that it is the Mini World Cup and the captain has been replaced. Read More »

Man City "make contact" with Cristiano Ronaldo


Real's president Florentino Perez certainly understands the importance of Ronaldo in Los Blancos uniform after hoisting another Champions League. The Mirror said in all likelihood Ferguson will approve of Ronaldo's return to the English club and the former club boss can make it happen. "Anyone who wants him will be prepared to pay him a lot of money". Read More »

Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Open, mainly because until 2012, everyone within 10 shots of the lead made the cut at the U.S. Open. "We're breaking down all kinds of barriers", Harman quipped. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". But the weather this week has not co-operated with ample rain and only light breezes leaving the layout at the mercy of the world's best players. Read More »

Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland


Kerr was describing every day in the life of his team. Can the Golden State Warriors defend their title next year? The weather was great. The parade wound through downtown Oakland before the rally near Lake Merritt . Hey, Slim (referring to Durant). There are several individuals among the Warriors who are not the biggest fans of Donald Trump , and beside Stephen Curry coach Steve Kerr and Andre Iguodala were the loudest. Read More »

Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade with "Quickie" t-shirt

Seriously. I've said this before, but he is my favorite person in all of sports, anywhere. Boston has the No. 1 pick in the draft to add to a team that went to the Eastern Conference finals this season. James posted a video to Instagram on Thursday showing him bouncing around the weight room while the Warriors were busy on their championship parade. Read More »

1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade

The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a third straight year. Thank you for the support". The best example of how far the league has to go to catch the Warriors might be the Portland Trail Blazers, a very solid team with two great scorers in Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. Read More »