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Alvaro Morata on James Rodriguez: 'Maybe we'll be teammates next year' Alvaro Morata on James Rodriguez: 'Maybe we'll be teammates next year'
- June 13, 2017

It looked like this could spell more disappointment for United fans as the club were only willing to up the fee to £60 million with Real holding out for £80 million. Morata knows the " BBC " are first choice for Zinedine Zidane and that is behind his reason for leaving Real Madrid in the coming days. However, despite starting just 16 games in all competitions last season, Morata still managed to score 20 goals so he'd certainly provide a much-needed threat in front of goal if he does ... (more...)
Canadian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal Canadian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal
- June 13, 2017

Lewis Hamilton took a sixth Canadian Grand Prix victory Sunday to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the Formula 1 world championship race. The race got off to a chaotic start when, in his haste to reach the front, Verstappen ran over Vettel's front wing, which caused the championship leader to pit early and switch to a less optimal strategy. (more...)
Golden rule: Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, clinch championship Golden rule: Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, clinch championship
- June 13, 2017

Cleveland's LeBron James paced the Cavs with 41 points in a tenacious effort. Durant, who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history. (more...)
Warriors beat Cavs to win second National Basketball Association title in three years Warriors beat Cavs to win second National Basketball Association title in three years
- June 13, 2017

The Warriors had been dominating the entire series, and many thought the scrappy, young team from Oakland , Calif ., would sweep the champion Cavaliers the same way they swept through their earlier competition in the playoffs, but the Cavaliers rallied, and Friday night's loss in Cleveland sent the series back to Oakland with a forced game 5. (more...)
Warriors will skip White House visit Warriors will skip White House visit
- June 13, 2017

Championship titles generally come with a visit to the White House, however, Raw Story reports the team plans to skip that custom. Check out some of the reactions to the Golden State Warriors White House snub via Twitter below and on the following pages. (more...)
Belmont win was plenty compelling for Tapwrit's team
- June 13, 2017

Tapwrit returned $12.60, $6.50 and $5 for trainer Todd Pletcher, who won two legs of the Triple Crown following his victory with Always Dreaming in the Derby. The winning jockey, Jose Ortiz , is perennially at the top of the New York Racing Association's rider standings. Tapwrit finished sixth in the Derby after encountering early trouble, but Pletcher felt it was "a sneaky good" race. (more...)
Warriors' Green Says Cavs Fans, Cleveland Not the 'Sharpest' Warriors' Green Says Cavs Fans, Cleveland Not the 'Sharpest'
- June 13, 2017

The lack of control was highlighted by barking between Kevin Durant and LeBron James after Durant suffered a knock to the head from Kevin Love, an exchange after Zaza Pachulia appeared to land a groin shot on Iman Shumpert, and both sides' constant displeasure with foul calls. (more...)
Pakistan beats Sri Lanka, to play England in CT semis
- June 13, 2017

The opening pair between ZamanAand Azhar Ali stitched together a 74-run partnership. That ODI series ended in a 1-4 drubbing but the lone Pakistan victory did come in Cardiff as they chased down 303 in which Sarfraz made 90. At that point, there was no reason for Pakistan to panic but as Sri Lanka's bowling attack , spearheaded by Pradeep, built their confidence wickets began to fall at regular intervals. (more...)
Heaton to replace Hart for England-France friendly
- June 13, 2017

I'll think about and analyze it afterward. "That's my personality, hate it or love it, and I wanted to congratulate him". England will be looking to return to winning ways when they face France at the Stade de France tonight following Saturday's dramatic 2-2 draw against Scotland . (more...)
Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title
- June 13, 2017

Durant's stellar play all season and throughout the playoffs vindicated Golden State's massive payout to the superstar in a controversial off-season deal. Who was the better team? The fans at Oracle Arena stayed on their feet the entire game and erupted in cheers with every dunk, block and steal. (more...)
Everton FC strike Pickford deal with Sunderland Everton FC strike Pickford deal with Sunderland
- June 13, 2017

Everton are close to agreeing a deal worth £30 million for Sunderland's England under-21 global Jordan Pickford . The Sunderland academy player will become the most expensive British goalkeeper in history when the move is completed, and is now in Poland with the England Under-21′s preparing for the Euros. (more...)
Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age
- June 13, 2017

Durant, who moved from the Oklahoma City Thunder to Golden State as a free agent last summer, was the Warriors' top scorer in every game of The Finals, averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists, while shooting 60 of 102 (.588) from the field. (more...)
Everyone wants to see an India-England final: Virat Kohli
- June 13, 2017

Kohli is closely followed by David Warner in second and AB de Villiers in third; both these batters' respective teams, Australia and South Africa, have been knocked out of the Champions Trophy in the group stage. Ashwin moved two places down to 20th and Jadeja dropped to 29th conceding three places. Australia's pace bowler, Josh Hazlewood , has been named the number-one in the bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career. (more...)
Murray, Wawrinka into French Open last 16
- June 13, 2017

Losing that opener on a disputed linecall cut Del Potro deep. What is Murray's record against Del Potro? The South African came from behind to win 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in an epic match lasting four hours. "It was a very tough first set and after that I really got into it, " said Wawrinka, the 2015 champion. "I felt it a little bit at one backhand, because I turned too much.but doesn't bother me much, so I'm not thinking about it". (more...)
Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw
- June 13, 2017

Scotland suffered late heartbreak against England on Saturday evening as Harry Kane's late equaliser rescued a point for the Three Lions . We have a great point against a very good England side who, no doubt, will be going to the World Cup . (more...)
Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP
- June 13, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif . (AP) - In a tightly called Game 5 of the NBA Finals, it was a no-call involving Kevin Durant that helped the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Cleveland Cavaliers . During the trophy ceremony, Kerr said, "I want to say a special thank you to Mike Brown and my whole coaching staff". I have a sneaking suspicion GM LeBron will look to reshuffle his championship deck by liquidating Love for a package of two-way players in the offseason. (more...)
'I've never seen it': Maroons drama sets scene for Origin I
- June 13, 2017

James Maloney , Mitchell Pearce, James Tedesco , Andrew Fifita , Jarryd Hayne all scored tries with Maloney adding four goals. The second half was a more open affair and was all New South Wales . 35 min: Corey Oates scores after leaping high to grab the ball from a great kick from Cooper Cronk . Mitchell Pearce has returned to Origin in the best way possible for a Blues player - by scoring a stunning try on halftime in Maroons territory. (more...)
Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth
- June 13, 2017

Ferrari's late great Gilles Villeneuve , after whom the Montreal circuit is named after, won the Canadian Grand Prix in 1978 while his son Jacques was the 1997 world champion. Vettel finished just six-tenths behind third-placed Daniel Ricciardo and reckoned he was one lap short of the podium , as he finished outside the top two for the first time in 2017. (more...)
Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title
- June 13, 2017

The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win the finals series 4-1. The Warriors won 129. So there was a measure of redemption as much for him as the Warriors, who lost to the Cavaliers past year after beating them in 2015. (more...)
Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks
- June 13, 2017

Was that red shirt a sign that a Boston fan snuck into Yankee Stadium? The Yankees were in danger of the Red Sox tying them for first place in the AL East and CC denied it. "It was scary", Sabathia said, but he got through it. At one point Sabathia's knee brace had to be removed mid-inning, which felt a bit concerning. BLUE JAYS 7, ATHLETICS 5 (10 ) Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the 10th inning against his former club, Justin Smoak also homered in the inning for his ... (more...)