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Liverpool Becoming Laughing Stock - Reds Legend Reacts To Virgil van Dijk Statement

Celtic will get 10 per cent of any fee Southampton receive for van Dijk - due to a clause inserted in the defender's contract when he joined the Saints in August 2015. As noted in the same report , Manchester City and Chelsea have also been linked with the Netherlands global, who has established a reputation as one of the best defenders in the Premier League. Read More »

Golden State one win away from National Basketball Association glory after downing Cavs again

The Cavaliers were leading 113-107 with 3:09 remaining, at home, and with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving combining for 77 points. J.R. Smith played better and hit some threes, as did Kyle Korver . LeBron returned at the start of the second, with Curry and Durant out, and suddenly the game was tied again at 39-39. The Cavaliers bench was 1-of-8 shooting in the first half. Read More »

America's Cup semi-finals postponed due to high winds

Team New Zealand are left to assess the damage to the multi-million pound catamaran ahead of the remainder of the series, though a forecast for stronger wind could see racing cancelled, buying the Kiwis some extra recovery time. "Hopefully we will be back out on the water tomorrow and it's all to play for". Team NZ are holding a 3-1 lead over Britain's BAR while Team Japan have the same advantage against the Swedish syndicate. Read More »

French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays

Rain and bad weather robbed Roland Garros of nearly an entire day's play with only Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky winning their singles matches. She served out the set, fending off a break chance, with an ace, 6-4: It had taken a riveting 65 minutes. She didn't panic when the experienced Dane took the first set after coping with the blustery conditions much better than Ostapenko, whose flat groundstrokes have little margin for error . Read More »

Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

Things looked good for the Cavs when they put up a 33-point third quarter and carried their momentum into the fourth. He added eight rebounds and four assists. Here are some takeaways from the game. I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. "But glad I was able to knock that down". Smith made five 3-pointers and scored 16 points, and Kevin Love gutted his way to nine points and 13 rebounds on a night he shot just 1 for 9. Read More »

Bacsinszky turns nightmare into dream at the French Open

There were two lengthy weather interruptions as two men's quarter-final matches were rescheduled for tonight. The names of the other two semifinalists of Roland Garros-2017 will be known tomorrow - for tickets to the next stage of the tournament will play Elina Svitolina, Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Garcia. Read More »

Virat Kohli only Indian in Forbes' list of world's highest paid athletes

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The 28-year-old earned a total of $22M in 2017 (as of 6/6/2017), with $3M coming in from salary and match winnings, and the other $19M being raked via endorsements. However, the gender inequality in sports may come to the fore now. Virat Kohli has been in supreme form ever since he broke into the scene and his stocks have only gone up from then. Read More »

Simona Halep can't explain stunning comeback against Elina Svitolina

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No. 1 Andy Murray beat No. 8 Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1; No. 6 Dominic Thiem beat No. 2 Novak Djokovic 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0; No. 3 Stan Wawrinka beat No. Her last eight clash was not particularly easy, but she saw off 28th seed Caroline Garcia in straight sets to reach her second Grand Slam semifinal; despite being the world number two, her run to the last four has been surprising considering her previous lack of success on clay. Read More »

Try hitting a sixer with today's Google Doodle

With the start of the Champions Trophy just two days away, this was a poorly-timed flop from Bangladesh , whose bowlers were swatted away by holders India as they piled up 324 for seven. "At no stage have we second-guessed ourselves or the direction that we're going in, and that's very powerful as a group I think". With a powerful batting lineup, including pugnacious openers Jason Roy and Alex Hales, test captain Joe Root, Morgan, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler, England usually score ... Read More »

Canadian GP: Alonso threatens to quit F1 over calendar row

And while McLaren still wanted to win championships with Honda, there were serious concerns as to whether that was achievable. "We were only told recently that we wouldn't have the upgrade coming, and we don't have a definitive timeline, which is concerning because the pain is great and we can't sit around forever", Brown said. Read More »

Nadal reaches French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires

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Here I will point out some of the highlights of the tournament so far and make some updated predictions about what's to come considering how the players have looked so far. The last woman representing France to win the country's Grand Slam tournament was Mary Pierce in 2000. The 24th-seeded Gasquet stopped playing while trailing 4-3 in the third set. Read More »

Andy Murray into semi-finals after taming Kei Nishikori

It is the fewest games the 31-year-old Nadal has lost on his way to the last four on the Paris clay. The Scot set up a semi-final rematch with third seed Wawrinka after beating the Swiss in 4 sets at the same stage a year ago. The title favourite looked to be heading home when she trailed Elina Svitolina 6-3 5-1 only to win 12 of the last 13 games. "I'm feeling like I'm missing consistency", said Djokovic, a 12-time grand slam victor who used to strike fear into his opponents with ... Read More »

Crusaders field strong pack against Lions

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Umaga added: "Sonny Bill is still coming back from 18 months out of the game and he's had a stop-start season for us". Gatland has stuck to his promise to ensure all his 41 players receive a starting berth in the first three matches, but he has also paired some key combinations to face Scott Robinson's potent Crusaders . Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko reaches French Open final

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Each has lost one major final: Halep at Roland Garros in 2014, and Pliskova at the U.S. Open a year ago. The world number 47 will face Swiss Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday.Latvian Jelena Ostapenko's dream run at the French Open continued as she stunned former world number one Caroline Wozniacki to reach the semi-finals on Tuesday. Read More »

Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?

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Toto Wolff says that being the underdog in the Formula 1 title fight is the "new reality" for Mercedes following Ferrari's emphatic victory in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix . "As a team we wanted a one-two, we got it, but for my side it could have been better". "It's still second place but it doesn't count a lot in my books at least". Read More »

Eagles will hold joint practices with the Dolphins during training camp

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Listen, we're always constantly looking and obviously trying to better our roster at every position. "We have some young talent that is playing extremely well". Both practices are slated to begin at 10 a.m. and will be free of charge to the public. Tickets are not required for entry, and seating at Lincoln Financial Field will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Read More »

Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran

It identified them by their first names only, saying they didn't want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families. The ISIS media wing, Amaq, claimed "fighters with the Islamic State" carried out the assault. "The Islamic Republic of Iran and Syria are today in the same front against terrorism", President Rouhani said in a telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart on Thursday. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka ready for French Open rematch with Andy Murray

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But that would prove the only game Nishikori would win in the set, with Murray joining his coach Ivan Lendl and Andre Agassi by making his fifth Roland Garros semi-final - the sixth best in the Open era. "I don't know how many games I lost this year, but I really don't care about this". What I have to say else, I don't know Novak is still looking his way back. Read More »

Bill Belichick dodges questions about Tom Brady concussion

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The last time he appeared in all 16 regular-season games was 2011. Gronkowski is confident he's fully ready for the 2017 season. "This is what he does" said McCourty after mini-camp practice Wednesday. Belichick added that the "medical staff really handles the injury situation with players". "We file our reports in compliance with league guidelines", Belichick continued to stonewall. Read More »

Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7' after Game 3 loss

And with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden State can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . "But we are here, we're more focused on what happened past year like in terms of we were up 2-0 and we came here and the series shifted". "He's been an unbelievable player in this league for a long time , and I think he's - he senses this is his time , his moment, his team". Read More »

Djokovic's descent continues in quarterfinals

Swiss third seed Wawrinka, the 2015 title victor, has not lost a set on his way to a third successive semi-final in Paris . Pliskova will now face third seed Simona Halep who staged a remarkable comeback to beat Elina Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0. Read More »

Thiem sends Djokovic crashing at French Open

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The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four matches as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam. Kristina Mladenovic ensured the host nation will have two women in the quarter-finals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Read More »

Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay

It wasn't all bad news for the club as the Court of Arbitration reduced the fine imposed on the club from 900,000 Swiss Francs to 550,000. Because their squad is capable of handling the challenge. Since it's 2017, Griezmann dropped a post on Twitter that affirmed his commitment to the Atletico cause. There could be good news for Manchester United fans, however; and it could come in the form of a Real Madrid attacker. Read More »

CT2017: Sri Lanka opt to field against India

The triumph, by 19-runs using the Duckworth-Lewis scoring method, ranks as the first upset of the 2017 Champions Trophy competition. In terms of their recent performances, India and Sri Lanka are standing totally opposite to each other with the former look obviously dominant. Read More »