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Dier says Tottenham spurred for revenge win over Magpies

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy's £50 million valuation of Dier is more than United expected to pay for the 23-year-old who has developed considerably under Mauricio Pochettino . One current Spurs player, though, who may struggle to be ready to return for pre-season training is Son Heung-min. As far as the London derby against Chelsea the following week is concerned, the England worldwide said that he expects a massive atmosphere at Wembley when they come face-to-face with this season's ... Read More »

Adrian Wojnarowski: NBA People Think It's 'Likely' LeBron Heads To LA

There is no doubt the Warriors are a super team , with a roster that features Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant - both league MVPs - as well as Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . And shooting guard J.R. Smith is one of the first to trumpet James' virtues when given the opportunity to speak on the Cavaliers' unquestioned on-court leader. Read More »

US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy misses cut for second year


And defending champion Dustin Johnson was two over par for seven holes after a double-bogey on the par-five 14th, a bogey on the next and a first birdie of the day on the 16th. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer". "It was a great hole I played there". Read More »

Golfers get a mixed bag of scores on first day of Open

Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf shot 7-under 63s at Baltustrol Golf Club in 1980. On a wild day of highs and lows - and even a commercial blimp that crashed and caught fire outside the golf course during the round - Fowler emerged with a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and U.S. Read More »

'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

The Warriors won in 2015, but then blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals past year and lost the title to the Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball Association history. He averaged 25.3 point per game this season in 33.4 minutes per night. "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". Read More »

Canada's Hadwin ties US Open record with 6 straight birdies

That's something Day, the No. 3 player in the world, rarely says at a major. He's missed the cut in three of five previous starts at the U.S. Open. His tee shot on No. But if I just make one or two of the good looks I have, it's a couple under [par]. "I don't want to say it comes easy, but I've done it a few times this year, so I'm not uncomfortable when I get into that three or four birdies in a row". Read More »

Aamer Sohail says Pak in finals due to match fixing

England came into the Champions Trophy with high hopes and had won 11 of their previous 12 ODIs before Wednesday's reverse. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and England openers Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow, replacing the out-of-form Jason Roy , made a solid enough start. Read More »

NESN Rebuffs Jerry Remy Remarks Regarding Yankees Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka


He allowed just five scattered hits, no walks, and struck out five batters. Three pitches later, Ramirez hit a 1-1 offering into the left-field seats. Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius responded with an RBI single in the second to tie the game at 1-all and give Tanaka some breathing space, but the Japanese right-hander was unable to find his rhythm on the mound and was relieved by Tommy Layne after doing further damage. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Victory Parade Set For Thursday In Oakland

Like most before them, the Jazz fell prey to the Warriors' length, 3-point shooting and suffocating defense, losing the series without a single win. That could involve moving forward Kevin Love , who was only 2-for-8 for six points in the final game . Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors holding onto the Larry O Brien Trophy at The Henry J. Read More »

Real Madrid first team to retain Champions League title


In the second half, midfielder Casemiro had a shot deflected to restore the lead before Ronaldo made it 3-1 on 84 minutes and Marco Asensio finished it off in 90 minutes, after Juve's substitute Juan Cuadrado was red-carded. Next year it's going to be even more hard. "They have made history, for sure", Zidane, whose club won their third UCL title in four seasons, said. "It's not the moment to speak about that", he said when asked about such criticism. Read More »

Kohli praise for India rivals

Kohli, who led his men to a totally dominant nine wicket semi-final success against Bangladesh on Thursday, says he has been impressed by the way Pakistan have turned their tournament around. The bowlers then stepped up and bundled out Pakistan for a paltry 164 from 33.4 overs with Umesh Yadav (3/30) being the pick of the bowlers. Pakistan then went on to beat England comprehensively to get a ticket for the final. Read More »

Warriors plan to keep Andre Iguodala on multi-year deal

So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. Stephen Curry held the Larry O'Brien trophy, his wife and kids beside him. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. And while it was Seattle's first Super Bowl, that team was also more organic. While another team may offer to pay him more, Iguodala reportedly "loves playing for the Warriors, loves the Silicon Valley connection, loves winning titles (which help out his potential Hall of Fame case), ... Read More »

'Virat has to stick with what's worked'

India suffered a shock loss to Sri Lanka in the group stage before overwhelming Bangladesh in the semis and their captain Virat Kohli has been impressed by Pakistan's resurgence. India cruised to victory, finishing on 265 for one with almost 10 overs to spare. After opener Shikhar Dhawan got out at his individual score of 46, Sharma and Kohli shared an unbeaten 187-run partnership to help India cross the line, that too easily. Read More »

Wright in Russia for Confederations Cup

In 2013, a Neymar-inspired Brazil won the tournament and got mouths watering for the arrival of the football world in a country obsessed with beauty in the lovely game. Africa's champion, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will represent the continent at the intercontinental competition. The two biggest names at the tournament will be Alexis Sanchez and Cristiano Ronaldo , who come from Chile and Portugal respectively. Read More »

CR 2017: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs


And Morkel struck immediately, removing the risky Dickwella (41) with his second ball, caught at third man by Parnell. Spinner Tahir then took four for 27 - and celebrated each wicket wildly - as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 203, giving the Proteas a 96-run win. Read More »

Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals

The win has helped them to go to the Finals. "They showed a lot of composure and patience, and that is always a sign of a side that is mature now, that knows how to win matches from hard situations". The right-arm paceman finished with sobering figures of 1-70 off 10 overs at Edgbaston as India beat Pakistan by 124 runs. Sarfraz is confident about Pakistan's chances in their first Champions Trophy final on Sunday when they will face local rivals India or Bangladesh . Read More »

Morgan credits England bowlers for win over Kiwis

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia . Read More »

Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva


Prosecutors in Madrid filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon on Tuesday that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations. He is also the competition's record goalscorer with 105. As the most well-paid soccer player in the world, raking in a reported $93 million a year ago of salary and endorsements, what teams could even afford Ronaldo? Is this another episode of a player and his agent maneuvering and plotting, their ... Read More »

India beat Bangladesh to reach final

In the other matches, the plans were executed and we won. I think it won't be wise to go for drastic changes. The LIVE action began, following both national anthems. "Let us see who is going to play - Rumman Raees or Amir". India lost their first wicket on 87. The onslaught continued though as Rohit and Kohli found the boundary regularly. Read More »

Warriors: 'We have not received an invitation to the White House'

Even if the Warriors haven't yet been formally invited, they know it's coming. But Thursday the city will make headlines for good news. Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, from left, guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant celebrate after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland , Calif., Monday, June 12, 20. Read More »

Chelsea set to announce mystery signing on July 1

Chelsea are looking to make up to six transfers during the window, with players such as Romelu Lukaku and Tiemoue Bakayoko their main targets. The champions are in need of a backup goalkeeper for Thibaut Courtois, after Asmir Begovic joined Bournemouth earlier in the month, as the BBC reported. Read More »

Warriors' Draymond Green will be on the court


Don't argue with the refs, '" Green revealed after winning the 2017 NBA Finals in five games over the Cleveland Cavaliers . It's risky, and not for the faint of heart. One year ago, the volatile forward mixed it up with Cleveland's LeBron James in Game 4 , earning himself yet another technical foul and a one-game suspension. Read More »

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together

The Warriors won 129-120 to. And he looks forward to the nice payday. Expectations were high and the price of failure was always going to be humiliation way more drastic than the "3-1" memes. The blueprint for beating the Warriors hasn't been created, but the Jazz did have some successes they could build on for next season, provided they can re-sign Gordon Hayward and keep the core together, as Durant alluded to. Read More »