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Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United


The club reportedly had a £52m bid rejected by Real Madrid for the forward, and have since returned with a £60m offer. The Times add that United will hold further talks over Morata with Real. "They are a club of great charm, a very interesting option", he said of United. "They've made a very important offer, and now it's up to Real to make a decision". Read More »

Cavaliers look to keep momentum going in Game 5 against Warriors

Golden State leads 3-1 in the series as it shifts back to Oakland , Calif., for Game 5 on Monday night. They'll spend the next 36 hours or so leading up to Game 5 being reminded of everything that happened previous year, from the collapse in the Finals to the dominance of Irving and LeBron James in the final three games of that fateful series to the part Curry played in the season that saw his Warriors win a record 73 games and saw him win a second straight Most Valuable Player award - ... Read More »

Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

Dan Biggar is fit to return and start at fly-half having completed all the relevant concussions testing, and Murray suffered a suspected dislocated finger against the Crusaders but Lions bosses are unconcerned by the minor issue. "It's taken a couple of days, as it would, but what I think you'll see, hopefully, is the team to the forefront and the way he wants to play and perform for the boys". Read More »

Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No


I will say, in my requiem for the end of draft season, that I will not miss watching several hours' worth of grainy prospect videos with bad production values set to even more awful music. Though a sophomore in '17 Mangum turned 21 in March. Before the Rays , the 1995 Angels came achingly close to a playoff appearance in the same year they picked Darin Erstad at No. Read More »

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title


A historic comeback is once again there for the taking, but it'll take everything that this team has. So hitting and being physical and just everything they do to us in the first three games, we have to do that. "Talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". LeBron's legacy is secure as an all-time great, especially considering his Finals competition . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first

India , very convincingly, defeated arch-rival Pakistan in the first match and South Africa in the third. Sri Lanka may have to bring replacement batsman Dhananjaya de Silva straight into their team for the must-win Champions Trophy Group B match against Pakistan in Cardiff. Read More »

'Calmer' Draymond Green aiming to seal championship in Game Five


All-League Defense or Teammate of the Millennium, perhaps. I want to see how it feels to win at home. "You act like I'm just this troubled guy who's been in a bunch of trouble and can't control myself", Green said. "Everything I say, I know what I'm saying". "At the end of the day, the series is a little different". On the court, there's no room for anything but unadulterated hustle and, if necessary, opponent spleen removal. Read More »

Du Plessis: The team let AB down

Shikhar Dhawan's 78 and Kohli's 76 were the key contributions as India chased down 192 with 12 overs to spare. The inclusion of Ravichandran Ashwin made a huge impact as he picked up the important wicket of Hashim Amla and set India on their way. Read More »

Warriors Beat Cavs To Capture Second NBA Title In 3 Years

The Warriors tallied 35 bench points in Game 5, while Cleveland managed just seven points outside its starting five. We know what it takes to win a championship. An unprecedented third straight Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and expected to be the antidote for a postseason that had little in the way of drama. Read More »

Draymond Green enjoyed being jeered by Cavs fans


After the game, Dray went full Joakim Noah , taking a shot at the city of Cleveland . "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland ". "They don't seem to be the sharpest people around". What happened on Friday is best described as shady, just like Dikembe Mutombo prematurely congratulating the 76ers on the first overall pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft, or the Knicks winning the '85 lottery. Read More »

Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr


Another eventful Game 4 of the NBA Finals for Draymond Green - even after it appeared he'd been ejected in this one. And they all agreed as a unit that they were told by the officials that that first-half technical was on Draymond Green . Read More »

Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120


According to a Golden State Warriors source, a person paid $133,000 for two floor seats to Game 5 at Oracle Arena . Two pairs of floor tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals have sold for big money. The Cavs have another advantage over Golden State-a lack of pressure. A lot was said before these Finals about the non-competitiveness of the National Basketball Association playoffs - the Warriors became the first team in history to start the playoffs 15-0 and sport a point differential of ... Read More »

Ryan Blaney makes late push at Pocono, earns first career win


Truex came on strong Sunday, passing eventual race victor Ryan Blaney for second before the race's final caution flew with 19 laps to go and changed the complexion of the race. I don't know what more I could ask for. "We talked about it right after we climbed out from the first run, but you get so fixated on those Xfinity cars and those things are all about momentum, so I was just kind of waiting for that thing to turn and get down to the bottom and get it all pointed, and I didn't muscle ... Read More »

With backs to the wall, Cavaliers' Irving at his best


That made a difference because when the Cavs saw an opportunity to take a lead, the Warriors responded and hit easy shots to stay ahead. The Warriors might be bringing the title back to Oakland, but they should pour one out for the living legend who did everything in his power to keep that trophy in Cleveland. Read More »

AB de Villiers can put 'big performance' against India: Domingo


The chief architects of their win were their bowlers Hasan Ali and Imad Wasim , who bowled exceptionally well and returned with 3 and 2 wickets respectively at a miserly rate. The left-handed Zaman, who reminded of a certain Aamer Sohail with his unusually high backlift, started off on a positive note, hitting the second ball he faced for a four. Read More »

Warriors Get Their Revenge, Defeat Cavaliers to Win 2017 NBA Finals


James had a spectacular series, averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists but it wasn't enough. It's unsafe, and not for the faint of heart. "We have to be ready for it". Now down 3-1 in the series, the jokes from previous year are already in full force and a momentum changing win in Game 5 will have this series feeling oddly familiar to last season. Read More »

Jerry Remy apologized for his comments on Masahiro Tanaka's translator


Out of the No. 9 hole, Chris Carter clubbed a three-run homer to highlight a four-run fourth inning against Boston right-hander Rick Porcello , the reigning AL Cy Young award victor. After getting outstanding run support previous year, the Sox are scoring 4.08 per game for Porcello this season. Sabathia made a bare-hand grab of Jackie Bradley Jr.'s fifth-inning comebacker after Rutledge's triple, a ball that came off the bat at 98 miles per hour. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Win NBA Championship


For Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue , the physical turn the NBA Finals took in Game 4 is just what he wanted and is the recipe he hopes the Cavaliers will follow for the rest of the series against the Golden State Warriors . With 45 seconds remaining in a game the Cavaliers had led by 11 points, a Kevin Durant three-pointer gave the Warriors a seemingly unassailable 3-0 series lead. Read More »

These Are The Best Highlights From The 2017 NBA Finals


They marched through all contenders and met up again with the Cavs and superhuman LeBron James . Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Friday's Game 4 with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. He was swept with the Cavs in 2007 by one of the Spurs dynasty teams. If Curry can force the issue, and if Golden State gets some stops and has its transition game going, everything just seems more normal for them. Read More »

Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim title


A win would allow the Warriors to celebrate on their home floor after clinching the 2015 title in Cleveland . This time, James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. Read More »

Steph Curry does not appreciate squatting question after Game 4


From the Bay all the way to OKC. I just don't know what I was doing. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families". "Yeah, I mean, some of these questions are kind of out of my hands, as far as when you talk about line-up changes and what y'all should do offensively", James said. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep


She is the first unseeded woman to win the French Open since 1933. - Ostapenko wins her first grand slam title with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over Simona Halep . With the Romanian going into brick-wall mode, Ostapenko had already made 30 unforced errors by the middle of the second set. As for Ostapenko, she is not content to simply bask in the glory of becoming the first Latvian to conquer one of tennis' flagship tournaments. Read More »