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Newly reelected Real Madrid boss will try to tackle Ronaldo problem

Ronaldo's inability to leave a mark on the game in other ways other than scoring has hurt his team at times, especially in the Spanish league. This could be stunt in order for Ronaldo to get a pay bump from Real; we've seen numerous players do that before, including United captain Wayne Rooney. Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided not to renew the contract of general manager David Griffin , the team announced on Monday. The Warriors have an opportunity to become a dynasty and that should be worth paying the luxury tax, especially with all the money they bring in after two championships in three years. Read More »

Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland


England were certainly strong in the way that they recovered, however the Three Lions will be disappointed with the result considering that they would have expected to win. It took him just over two minutes to get booked for a completely unnecessary challenge on Dele Alli, setting the tone for a rough afternoon fixture. Read More »

Guarding Durant taking a toll on LeBron? 'I'm averaging a triple-double'


The Warriors are now up 3-0 in this series and can close out the Cavaliers Friday night. LeBron James was attended to on the court during Game 3 of the NBA Finals after a scary collision with teammate Tristan Thompson . Durant and Thompson eclipsed the 40-minute threshold, too, but just barely, marking the fourth and fifth occasions this postseason any Warrior had notched that much playing time. Read More »

Joe Hart deal of 'genuine interest' to Man Utd boss Mourinho


After being allowed to spend a season on loan at Torino, Hart is surplus to requirements at the Etihad Stadium and that has resulted in the 30-year-old being linked with several clubs. With Willy Caballero being released this month, it had left the Spanish tactician with a real conundrum, but as reported by The Express , Hart isn't the man to fill the void on his return to Manchester while Ederson was snapped up this month to become City's first-choice goalkeeper moving forward. Read More »

Robbie Henshaw has plan for facing Sonny Bill Williams


They may have found it this season under Scott Robertson. "So that's a great experience to have coming into this tour". Israel Dagg, included in the 33-man New Zealand Test squad to face Samoa and the Lions announced earlier on Thursday, will start at fullback. Read More »

Ronaldo 'makes plea' to Mendes to force United return

There were reports Real Madrid would be ready to pay the amount in order to keep Ronaldo at the club, but Perez has dismissed this notion, claiming it's not what the player would want. "I have not talked with Cristiano . but they tell me has been treated badly in this country". Jose Mourinho will have to make the decision if it is worth it to lose their Spanish shot stopper for the Real Madrid striking pair. Read More »

Are Newcastle United about sign £8m Afriyie Acquah?


Whether there is any substance and these two exclusives (Newcastle chasing Acquah/deal 90% done with a Premier League club) marry up, remains to be seen. The Torino midfielder featured for the Serie A side in 20 games this season, starting in 13 of those appearances (but also missed a section of games due to African Cup of Nations). Read More »

Pakistan send India packing by 180 runs


The Rising Kashmir had a headline on the front page, "Crackers go off as Pak pulls off stunning win over India ". No team was expecting eight ranked Pakistan to bring such a laurel in the tournament, the legendary cricket said, adding that Pakistani youngsters proved it otherwise. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Russia waltz to victory in tournament curtain-raiser

Portugal defender Pepe had a goal disallowed for offside after a referral to VAR against Mexico , while Chile forward Eduardo Vargas had a strike correctly ruled out for a very marginal offside against Cameroon. Tommy Smith then tidied up when Poloz poked a close-range shot slowly past Marinovic. Russian fans say dozens — including a notorious fan leader — have been barred from going to Confederations Cup games after their identity documents were unexpectedly canceled. Read More »

Real Madrid boss Florentino Perez tackles Ronaldo problem


Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are the two clubs most keenly pursuing the 31-year-old forward's signature, but Perez skipped over talk of a sale by pricing Ronaldo out of the market. All this is very odd. "I'm going to defend him as a person". "What happened to him has affected his credibility". This could be stunt in order for Ronaldo to get a pay bump from Real; we've seen numerous players do that before, including United captain Wayne Rooney. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam


After challenging and exciting match the young Latvian beat Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3, and reached her first title ever, and to make it even greater, she won the Grand Slam . Recalling her first experience of grass aged 15, she said: "When I first played on it, I didn't like it at all". Ostapenko described the American, a 3-time champion in Paris , as an idol. Read More »

Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles final; Halep, Pliskova, Bacsinszky


The 5-10 (1.77-meter) Ostapenko, meanwhile, is aggressive as can be, a go-for-the-lines-and-hit-them tour de force who likes to keep points as snappy as her answers to reporters' questions. "It feels awesome", declared Dabrowski, the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam. "It's truly special. As an athlete, when you start playing tennis, you want to win a Grand Slam". Read More »

Warriors' Kevin Durant to decline player option, willing to take pay cut

Already indicating that he wants to be with Golden State long term, Durant isn't in danger of heading elsewhere and should continue to be considered a key player in heading the Warriors championship defense during the upcoming campaign. (The max value will be set in early July when next season's salary cap is announced.) Doing so will give the Warriors space to use their Bird rights on Iguodala. Read More »

Paul George to the Lakers? All the possible ways it can happen

If the Pacers keep George and let him go next offseason, they wouldn't receive anything back for him. Last season, he scored 23.7 points and grabbed 6.6 rebounds, not quite enough to earn a spot on the three all-NBA teams and perhaps costing him an additional $75 million from the Pacers . Read More »

Tale of the tape as video ref stars at Confederations Cup


Javier Hernandez levelled for Mexico shortly before half-time although Cedric Soares looked to have earned Portugal victory four minutes from time. "If we win, we'll be close to qualifying, so now is not the time to sound the alarm". Portugal did finally make it 1-0 on 34 minutes when Quaresma opened their account after being played in by Ronaldo. Read More »

England vs Pakistan first semifinal Champions Trophy 2017

They defeated Bangladesh, New Zealand, Australia in the league stage.On the other hand Pakistan lost their first match against India their arch-rivals, won their second fixture against South Africa in a rain curtailed game and their third victory came against Sri Lanka when they nearly made a mess of a small chase. Read More »

Pakistan Jump to Sixth Place in Latest ICC One-day Rankings


In fact, if reports are to be believed, around Rs 2,000 crore will be on stake for Sunday's Champion's Trophy final, according to estimates by the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). One spectator at the Oval in London was spotted wearing a T-shirt saying: " Winner takes Kashmir ". Lose to India by 124 runs- Pakistan are completely outplayed in what coach Mickey Arthur calls a "shambolic" display as India pile up 319 for three before dismissing their old foes for just 164 in a ... Read More »

Pakistan army mocks India after Champions Trophy victory

While the country's largest paper, the Urdu-daily Jang, announced: " Pakistan Champions, trounced Indian team". For Pakistan , opener Fakhar Zaman scored his maiden century, he scored 114 before losing his wicket to Hardik Pandya. India captain Virat Kohli in the press conference admitted that their plans didn't work against Fakhar, even though the batsman was playing high risk shots. Read More »

Perez to Remain Real Madrid Chairman Due to Lack of Eligible Candidates

And asked about the Italian global keeper, Perez responded: "We are watching him". He added: "I am sure he will be one of the greats and we are following him". . "I do not know if he does or not (show attention to us), but at least they say he does, which for us is satisfying", the 70-year-old said. The Spain worldwide nearly joined Madrid in 2015 until the blockbuster transfer collapsed and he continues to be linked with a switch to the Santiago Bernabeu, but Perez insisted the ... Read More »

Here is how Bollywood reacted to Pakistan's victory in Champions Trophy


But a world class bowler by the same name, the player we were expecting to see, returned to the world stage only during this tournament. "Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well". Actor Farhan Akhtar also congratulated Team Pakistan - adding that the green shirts were the better side. Sport is all about the day's performance, and Sunday simply wasn't India's day at cricket, after Kohli did the logical thing in choosing to chase a target. Read More »