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New Chelsea signing Morata takes No.9 shirt


The Blues made it 3-2 when Batshuayi finished from close range after a corner, with five minutes left to play. On the other hand, Bayern Munich lost to the Gunners on penalties in the first game of their pre-season tour in China. "I signed with the best club in England, and I'm so happy and proud". What the Chelsea fans will look forward to from this match is the debut of Morata, the striker who came in for big money from Real Madrid . Read More »

Man Utd have Lukaku at ideal time, says legend


Bailly will also be unavailable for United's Super Cup clash with Real Madrid on Aug 8. City manager Pep Guardiola meanwhile shrugged off the loss, preferring to enthuse about the performance of teenager Phil Foden, a 17-year-old who has emerged from the club's youth set-up. Read More »

Bond within the team outstanding: Kohli


While the view from the top is breathtaking, Kohli is aware that his team can ill afford to sit back on its haunches and bask in past glory. Kohli said Sri Lanka can expect a different start and that India can dominate Tests for years to come. Read More »

Charges dropped, should Cowboys re-sign Lucky?


Shoplifting charges against former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead have been dropped after police determined that the man they arrested was not Whitehead, his agent Dave Paul said, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network . Read More »

Antonio Conte urges Chelsea fans to give Alvaro Morata time

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte suggests that he is taking the positives from his side's 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in Singapore . James played alongside the new Chelsea striker at Real Madrid and believes the Premier League champions have made a shrewd signing. Read More »

Danny Willett knew Jordan Spieth was unlikely to repeat Masters meltdown


Open] and thought, yeah, I enjoyed it, but I never realised the significance ... until you kind of hit a low, hit a pitfall, to appreciate the high so much". "I put a lot of pressure on myself unfortunately, and not on goal, before the round today, just thinking this is the best opportunity that I've had since the '16 Masters". Read More »

Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62


Leader Jordan Spieth at 11 under was six shots lower after three rounds than anyone in the nine previous Opens held here. Spieth can only be compared to two players this early in his career; Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. Grace's 62 looked like being matched soon after as Johnson played his first 10 holes in five under par, but the big-hitting American could only find one more birdie and settled for a 64. Read More »

Lokesh Rahul ruled out of first Test


India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara , Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma , Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja , Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund . Read More »

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw pulled after two innings with apparent injury


With a record of 15-2, Dodger fans have to be feeling nervous as they wait for a news update. "We've got such a good clubhouse, and we're a really good, quality team. "We enjoyed that ride", manager Dave Roberts said. "We talk about how many good players we have who contribute". The Braves will enter the Dodger Stadium with a awful record, losing 12 of their past 15 games. Read More »

British Open: Jordan Spieth continues to lead, Rory McIlroy fades away


Dream day for him . Certainly a one-in-a-million shot, but who knows? Jordan Spieth almost made a hole-in-one on the par-three 14. He made birdie at each of his last four holes. They are both wonderful representatives of the game and they behave so well, compared to a lot of sportsmen and sportswomen. It came up short of a pot bunker near the green, and Spieth pitched over it to about 7 feet. Read More »

Bale gunning for more Real Madrid success as United speculation ends


They're undefeated thus far, having defeated: Real Madrid on penalty kicks 3-2 yesterday in Santa Clara, Manchester City 2-0 in Houston on Thursday night, Real Salt Lake in Sandy 2-1 a week ago and the L.A. Manchester United's flawless record Stateside continued as they edged out Real Madrid 2-1 in a dismal penalty shootout after an equally uninspiring 90 minutes ended 1-1 in baking conditions in Santa Clara, California. Read More »

McIlroy recovers from rocky start to finish joint fourth

It's very hard. It's the reason especially in this generation, excluding Tiger [Woods, the victor of 14 majors], no one's got above five. Significantly, they are not out of the competition for the British Open leaderboard but it needs a dramatic collapse for Spieth to lose the British Open with six strokes advantage. Read More »

What's next for Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers?


I'm not going to accuse LeBron of such a thing. As recent signings Serge Ibaka and Kyle Lowry - the latter of which would be ideal for the Cavs , by the way - can't be traded until December 15. It also points to not a great relationship right now between Irving and James. Still, he's a tough, hard-nosed defender, which is something the Cavs have lacked at the point of attack with the poor-defending Irving . Read More »

Clayton Kershaw Could Miss 4 To 6 Weeks


Paredes, 30, will make his first career appearance on a Major League roster after going a combined 1-2 with one save and posting a 2.23 ERA (10 ER/40.1 IP) in 30 games with Triple-A OKC and Double-A Tulsa. Regular season-versus-postseason splits are probably a bit overblown, and maybe the Dodgers will be just fine in October with their current crop of starters. Read More »

India loses again; B-town reacts to India loss in WWC final


As Shrubsole bowled Rajeshwari Gayakwad to end the Indian innings, there were still eight deliveries left.And India were left to wonder what could have been after coming within touching distance of the trophy. India women cricketers may not have won the ICC Women's World Cup but they certainly won hearts by reaching the summit of the 2017 edition of the tournament. Read More »

The Open: Jordan Spieth has Grand Slam in his sights


That's a painful reality for someone who has earned more money than any current player - about $40 million - without a major championship to his name. He also birded No. 16 to earn a two-stroke lead on Kuchar heading into the final two holes. Spieth hit his tee shot into the left rough, while Kuchar split the fairway . Read More »

Man United fans delighted with Phil Jones' performances against Real Madrid

United missed three from the spot and Madrid four. With seventeen minutes gone in the second half , United almost doubled their lead but Maroune Fellaini headed over the bar from a corner. After facing Barcelona in Washington, United play Valerenga in Norway and Sampdoria in Dublin before facing Real Madrid again in the Super Cup in Macedonia on Aug. Read More »

Golfer sets major championship record with 62 at British Open


Spieth was behind by a shot after 13 holes when he went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to snatch the tournament away from Kuchar. This Open title is also redemption for that fateful Masters Sunday past year, when Spieth's hopes of back-to-back Green Jackets, both leading from start-to-finish, drowned in Rae's Creek on the 12th hole in the final round. Read More »

British Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 4

Spieth decided that his third option was best. Spieth did ultimately mishit the shot to the right. The Texan collected his first two majors months after breaking a 16-month title drought at the Australian Open and is now drinking from the Claret Jug after hoisting the Stonehaven Cup for a second time last November. Read More »

Lukaku and Rashford down Man City

Everton have had a summer filled with a number of new quality players arriving at Goodison Park , and the reason for that has been the £75m they received from the sale of Romelu Lukaku . On Thursday he took his goal expertly in a 2-0 win over Manchester City , swerving around the goalkeeper Ederson and finishing confidently from a hard angle. Read More »

Godoy's own goal hands Costa Rica 1-0 win


In fact, Los Ticos advanced to the semifinals without scoring a goal in their previous match. But make no mistake: He also wants to win the championship very badly. "At that point both teams were a little bit tired". Matt Besler had his best game for the a long time. From the Fox Sports broadcast booth, Donovan, Dempsey's longtime teammate, smiled. Read More »

China's Li shoots 63 to finish third in Open


After the incident, Li rallied to play the final seven holes even, using a sand wedge as a putter . It has to do with it was someone else's day, and I didn't play as well as I should have. Tiger Woods had a vicious lip-out in his bid for 62 in the second round of the 2007 PGA Championship at Southern Hills. As great as Grace's 62 was Saturday, Li's 63 could be better. Read More »