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Will Chelsea be accused of 'tapping up' Southampton's Virgil van Dijk?

Van Dijk held one-on-one talks with Liverpool and Klopp himself and received messages regarding how he would fit into the team, according to Yahoo Sport . Taking center stage instead is Van Dijk's worldwide teammate Stefan de Vrij, who was the subject of a failed Chelsea bid last summer and has been the subject of a failed Liverpool bid this summer already. Read More »

Holmberg, Abreu leads White Sox past Indians 5-3


He'll man his usual post at first base and bat third against Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin . Andrew Miller pitched two scoreless innings, striking out four, and closer Cody Allen , in a non-save situation, pitched the ninth. Couple of bloops. Some grounders. There are plenty of matchups remaining between the two teams, but falling into an early division deficit this early in the season would not be good. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

The letter also stated that Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein would appear before the Senate and House Appropriations Committee on June 13th. According to CNN's reporting, Comey told senators in a closed-door session Thursday that Sessions may have had a third interaction with Kisylak that had not been previously disclosed. Read More »

Hamilton claims crucial pole at Canadian Grand Prix


It was a great lap, a sexy lap! "I can't believe that it came together so well", he said. It was a rough afternoon for Romain Grosjean of the Haas team, who spun out three times and told his crew "I'm starting to get a bit fed up". That lap lifted him 0.292 seconds clear of the Finn who was, in turn, less than a tenth ahead of Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Dutch teenager Max Verstappen , who was fourth in the leading Red Bull . Read More »

Crosby's wild night puts Penguins one win from Cup

It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from Sidney Crosby and the rest of the resilient Pittsburgh Penguins. Sure, Crosby dished out three assists in Pittsburgh's lopsided 6-0 win to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead in their increasingly coarse series with the Predators . Read More »

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title

The 25-year-old saved the first break point and she got away with the second one as she found a forehand passing shot victor down the line with Ostapenko thinking it was wide. Jakovleva stayed home in Latvia during the first week of this year's French Open but even after she arrived in Paris she could not watch her daughter's matches from the stands. Read More »

Met mascot flashes "middle" finger at fan during Brewers loss


Met's handler spoke up", the fan, who wished to remain anonymous, told The Post . "He couldn't have done a better job", Blevins said. The Mets' struggles this season on the field may have taken a toll on Mr. That ended his career, long before the dog days of summer. Chase Anderson pitched seven shutout innings and the Brewers benefited - temporarily, anyway - when a Milwaukee bat boy bumped into Mets infielder Wilmer Flores on a foul popup Thursday in a 2-1 victory over host ... Read More »

Josh Tomlin works complete game in Cleveland win


Indians: RHP Josh Tomlin hasn't won since beating the Royals on May 6 when he allowed one run in seven innings. Jose Ramirez hit a two-out homer in the second. "We're down 4-0, then Mossy did a nice job on his home run". "I don't know what the numbers are, but he's always been that stopper for us", Kipnis said. Read More »

Penguins open early 2-0 lead on Preds in Game 5

The goal was his first in the Stanley Cup Final since June 4, 2009, a span of 12 games, but it wasn't enough as the Penguins lost two straight for the second time this postseason. Both coaches were asked Thursday morning whether they believe momentum can carry over from one game to the next, though that hasn't been the case in the Final or in most of the previous rounds. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Australia face England in do-or-die match

ENGLAND captain Eoin Morgan concedes his side's new aggression-at-all-costs playing style can look "reckless" but says it's also the best way he knows to beat Australia . England: Jason Roy , Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball. Read More »

Why LA Is Rooting For Unlikely LeBron James Comeback

So many more people". "My wife was like, "f-k that". I ain't with that. My mom was definitely like, 'f*ck that. "I had to finally just be like, you know what mom, I'm not even really about that". Sounds farfetched? Of course it does, but so did James going back home to Cleveland after four straight Finals trips and two championships, with the Heat to rejoin the Cavs after owner Dan Gilbert's scathing open letter following his departure in 2010. Read More »

Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint

The former Celtic defender had been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool , a path well trodden in recent years from St Mary's, but the Merseysiders have now ended their interest in any deal. Chelsea and Inter Milan have also reportedly enquired about the availability of the defender, which has prompted the Merseyside club to step up their pursuit with an initial bid. Read More »

Watch Cavaliers' record 24 threes in a Finals game

Smith finished with 15 points. Green is three technical fouls away from the seven technical foul threshold that leads to automatic suspension. Cleveland attempted one more 3-pointer (45) than they did on Wednesday, but made two-times as many (24). Read More »

Ibrahimovic released by Man.United


The Premier League released the news via their website yesterday, stating that Zlatan Ibrahimovic had been released as he had not been included on United's retained list. Ibrahimovic suffered a serious knee ligament injury towards the end of the season, which could have been the deciding factor in United's decision. Read More »

UK Election: Theresa May obtains Queen Elizabeth II's permission to form cabinet

May's left-wing Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn, once written off by his opponents as a no-hoper, said May should step down and he wanted to form a minority government. East Belfast MP Gavin Robinson said his party was in a "fantastic position to deliver for Northern Ireland". "We want there to be a government. One of them is country, one of the others is LGBTI rights", she told the BBC. Read More »

Will The Cavaliers Need Another Record Breaking Performance In Game 5?

Cleveland avoided a sweep, preventing Golden State from achieving perfection in the playoffs. He reacted near the Golden State bench, and officials signaled a technical foul. Although both Jordan and James struggled early through their careers, it was their never-say-die attitude that, when amalgamated with their unwavering desire to be the best at what they do, propelled them to heights unparalled in basketball. Read More »

Japan's Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes


If you're looking for an excuse to party on Saturday, the Belmont is as good as it gets. You can find your NBC channel by clicking here . It's a big deal because it's the Belmont Stakes . Tapwrit finished sixth at the Kentucky Derby and then skipped the Preakness . "It looked like Irish War Cry still had a little something left, but the last sixteenth, he dug down deep". Read More »

NBA is reviewing several 'incidents' from Game 4 of NBA Finals

But they didn't have Green then and they have Kevin Durant now, two reasons why the Warriors believe they will finish the job this time. Green and Stephen Curry each have 14. Cleveland put up numbers normally reserved for the NBA All-Star Game. Game 4 has started in Cleveland . It was a hard night for the Warriors, who were hoping to complete the first 16-0 National Basketball Association postseason in history. Read More »

Durant dagger lifts Warriors past Cavs

He played 39 minutes and finished plus-11. "This has been the best team in our league the last three years". "One could only feel for the 6'8" Cavs superstar, who nearly single-handedly put his team into a winning position in Cleveland's quest to "defend the land". Read More »

ABC's NBA Finals Again Outpace 2016 in Game 4


Kyrie Irving scored 28 of his 40 points in the first half and Lebron James finished with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. And these teams appear to be getting exhausted of each other entering their 25th matchup in the last three years. Read More »