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Roma appoint Di Francesco as head coach


Former Sassuolo coach Eusebio Di Francesco has been named manager of Serie A runner-up Roma , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 marking a return to the club where he used to play as a midfielder. "He knows football, not just on a national level but across Europe, and he'll be a great help in my own personal development". Ultimately, whether you're on board with this move or not, Di Francesco is here, so let's see what he can do before we react like lemmings in the sea. Read More »

Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

Durant was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds a game, and he became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to make 30 or more points in five finals games. Speaking of LeBron James , he also made history this year, becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals. He was asked postgame to compare the 2015 Finals win to the current one. Read More »

AB to lead SA in T20 series

Du Plessis will return to the United Kingdom for the ensuing four-Test series against England in a straight swap back with de Villiers, who's on a self-imposed break from the longest format. De Villiers will be leading the side after it was confirmed that regular skipper Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Kagiso Rabada would all be rested for the series. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Ruthlessly Mocks LaVar Ball in Father's Day Ad

All we really know about the NBA draft lottery hopeful is that he's quite good at basketball from his one season at UCLA and, well, that he has a dad who says a lot of insane stuff. Among the things Lonzo reflected on were his dad berating his high school coach over the number of touches he received, and other actions that have landed LaVar Ball in the public eye this spring. Read More »

Sidney Crosby's hometown to get another taste of Stanley Cup


All within a calendar year. I just wanted to see if there was one chance to do it, we would try. "To win three Stanley Cups and two Conn Smythe (trophies) in a row is pretty good". Nashville wrested momentum from the Penguins, rallying from a 0-2 series deficit to tie it 2-2, and appeared to be taking control. Sissons and Filip Forsberg each hit the post in the third period. Read More »

Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title


As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. "For me this event is the most important one of the year and I have more pressure on me, but it is not just about the four grand slams", he said. Read More »

Andre Iguodala does not want Warriors to visit White House

Several members of the New England Patriots also declined a visit earlier after winning the Super Bowl. The question of whether the Warriors would visit Trump resurfaced soon after their title-clinching win over the Cavs, when a CNBC analyst tweeted that there had been a unanimous agreement among the champions to skip the traditional visit. Read More »

Golden State Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Golden State locked up its fifth title in franchise history with Monday's 129-120 win over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland , Calif. For all the handsome basketball that had been played between these two teams in the past two Finals, there was always an asterisk tacked on to the result. Read More »

Inter needs to look to its youth team, Spalletti says


The Italian newspaper keep in line with what has already been reported, which is that Perisic has already agreed terms with the Red Devils, which will see him earn double what he now pockets at the San Siro. The 28-year-old Croatian scored 12 goals and created a further 13 in 42 matches for the 2010 Treble winners. Manchester United are looking for reinforcements in the attacking department and have hence made Perisic their No. Read More »

LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's another important opportunity for us'


One reason for the Warriors' dominant playoff run was the acquisition of Kevin Durant in the offseason. "I don't think there was any concern or thoughts about history", Kerr said. When the Celtics can get away with playing small on the glass and on defense, other teams are in trouble. "And that's what he's been doing". James didn't question his teammate's decision, knowing Irving hit a 3-pointer from roughly the same spot on the court to lift the Cavs to a 93-89 victory in Game 7 of ... Read More »

Chelsea reportedly close to snapping up goalkeeper released by Manchester City


But, according to ESPN , Caballero is set to sign for Chelsea . The passionate Italian gaffer wants Caballero to play understudy to Thibaut Courtois next season following Asmir Begovic's departure to Bournemouth . Caballero arrived at the Etihad under Manuel Pellegrini in 2014 and sent an emotional farewell to the City fans after an "unforgettable" three years. Read More »

Late Syrian goal leaves China on the brink, Qatar win


Wu Xi looked to have given the Chinese with win seven minutes later when he swept the ball home from close range but Al Salih's curling free kick salvaged a point for the Syrians and leave China with the slimmest of hopes of a place in Russian Federation. Read More »

Yankees 1st-round pick Clarke Schmidt talks expectations, surgery


This past year, Crowe participated in an event with Special Olympics at Founders Park that included baserunning, throwing, hitting, autographs and a tour of the facility with the athletes. One scoreless inning of relief in 7-4 loss to Presbyterian (4/14). Whitmer was the 302nd overall selection the MLB Draft. 2016 - Earned third-team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball. Read More »

Powerful moment as French fans sing English national anthem

Confusion reigned for a minute inside the Stade de France as referee Davide Massa waited to hear from the video assistant team of Marco Guida and Massimiliano Irrati. More sloppy play by the Three Lions allowed Pogba to pick out Mbappe on the edge of the area and he teed up Dembele to fire in a right-foot strike beyond the dive of Butland and into the far corner of the net. Read More »

Bangladesh through to the semi-finals

On pitch there are little-known yet explosive Bangladeshi cricketers who can create havoc for Team India which may be paving the way for the fans to boast their morale on social media. "A long time ago, when I was dreaming of playing cricket, my parents didn't want me to". "I thought there was not enough productivity from the middle-order group of Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham and Corey Anderson and that, more than anything else, is what will cause the creasing of foreheads within the New ... Read More »

Everton Officials In Italy For Talks With Serie A Heavyweights


Under Ronald Koeman, Everton finished seventh in the Premier League last season and will be eyeing a top four tilt next term, for which they will need to enjoy a successful summer transfer window. The Toffees are set to pay 30 million pounds for Sunderland'sJordan Pickford, which would make the 23-year-old the third most expensive keeper of all-time. Read More »

Durant Stars As Warriors Beat Cavaliers In NBA Finals

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. "They're so fast, they get out in transition". Oakland: The Golden State Warriors secured their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game Five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a ... Read More »

LaVar Ball makes another dumb claim about Michael Jordan

Still, the sentiment around most National Basketball Association circles is that they will select Ball despite the fact some in the organization were not impressed with his conditioning during his first workout. In fact, Lonzo was reportedly out of shape at his workout earlier this month with the Lakers, his hopeful suitors who own the draft's No. 2 pick. Read More »

Hamilton's reign continues at Canadian GP

Vettel's hopes were hit when his front wing was damaged by Max Verstappen's Red Bull at the first corner, and he had to stop to replace it. Even when pitting, Hamilton had gained such a large margin at the front that he was able to change tires and return to the track while still retaining the lead. Read More »

Cavs Fans Think This Non-Call On Kevin Durant Changed The Game


I came in and tried to help my team . Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago. After seeing the mixed messages, I reached out to my friends with the team and got absolute clarity. Green was determined to be there for his team in Game 5 this time around. Read More »

Man United agree terms to sign defender Lindelof

Vasteras agreed to sell Lindelof to Benfica in 2011, with the transfer taking place the following summer. United confirmed at the weekend that they have agreed a £31m fee with Benfica . The Sweden worldwide won't go charging into challenges to deter opponents and win the ball back for his side, but rather use his exceptional positional sense to ensure attackers don't get the better of him. Read More »