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Man City target deals for Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho Man City target deals for Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho
- May 31, 2018

City made an attempt to sign Mahrez in January when they lost out on Alexis Sanchez. The Manchester Evening News have today reported that City and Pep Guardiola are expected to close a club-record deal for the Algerian global "within days" as Mahrez's time with Leicester City at the King Power stadium looks to be over. (more...)
Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach
- May 31, 2018

I want to thank the fans - they've always backed me as a manager and as a player. In 2017 he became the first manager to ever retain the Champions League, before becoming the first manager to win it on three consecutive occasions last week, when his Real Madrid side defeated Liverpool 3-1. (more...)
French Open 2018: Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza through to round two French Open 2018: Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza through to round two
- May 31, 2018

Nadal eventually claimed the match on a third match point when Bolelli dumped a forehand into the net. Sharapova , seeded 28th, missed the 2016 tournament while serving a doping ban and failed in her bid to secure a wildcard entry into last year's event. (more...)
JUST IN | Siya Kolisi named as new Springbok captain JUST IN | Siya Kolisi named as new Springbok captain
- May 31, 2018

Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to lead the Boks against Wales in Washington. While the five overseas-based players in a Springbok squad of 43 would suggest that they are the cream of the crop, it doesn't mean they'll get a free pass into the team. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane has quit Real Madrid in the most spectacular fashion Zinedine Zidane has quit Real Madrid in the most spectacular fashion
- May 31, 2018

Zidane, 45, told a news conference at the Bernabeu Stadium he had "taken the decision not to continue next year". "It might seem a bit odd but it had to be done for the good of everyone, the players, the club and myself". With most of the high-profile jobs that were available this summer already taken, other than potentially Chelsea, it feels likely he could take time out of the game or take over as France boss after the World Cup. (more...)
Danny Ainge: Celtics Need Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward Danny Ainge: Celtics Need Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward
- May 31, 2018

Nonetheless, making it as far as they did without All-Star duo Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward was an impressive achievement with a largely young and inexperienced roster. 3 overall picks Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum leading an improbable run to the Eastern Conference Finals. Irving's agent, Jeff Wechsler, told ESPN's Jackie MacMullan that he wanted to attend the game but couldn't fly because of the surgery. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane Steps Down As Real Madrid Coach After Champions League Treble
- May 31, 2018

Zinedine Zidane has resigned as head coach of Real Madrid just days after leading his club to victory in the Champions League . Club president Florentino Perez , opening the news conference, said: "It is a sad day, for me, for the club, the players, everyone at this club". (more...)
Why Cristiano Ronaldo Is Disappointed With Manchester United Why Cristiano Ronaldo Is Disappointed With Manchester United
- May 31, 2018

Ronaldo has an estimated transfer value of €106.8 million ($123 million), according to Switzerland-based think tank Football Observatory- and that would go some way in funding a Neymar deal that could cost double that. The Welshman rekindled interest in his signature with his man of the match performance and incredible overhead goal in the Champions League showpiece. (more...)
‘Wrongful death’ lawsuit filed in death of Grand Rapids basketball player ‘Wrongful death’ lawsuit filed in death of Grand Rapids basketball player
- May 31, 2018

That changed on March 24, a Saturday night at the Drive's homecourt, when Zeke Upshaw , a 26-year-old forward with the team, collapsed in the closing seconds of the regular-season finale against Long Island. "There is simply no good reason for the Defendants to have been unprepared for sudden cardiac death events such as Zeke's, and for their failure to react quickly to save a life", the complaint says. (more...)
Tom Wilson trucks Jonathan Marchessault, draws scrutiny in Stanley Cup finals Tom Wilson trucks Jonathan Marchessault, draws scrutiny in Stanley Cup finals
- May 31, 2018

Los Angeles and New Jersey? Yikes. Ottawa and Anaheim? Washington Capitals , right, celebrate a goal by defenceman Brooks Orpik in the second period against the Vegas Golden Knights . In addition to Games 3 and 4, the Caps would also host a potential Game 6 on Sunday, June 10. "When you're one of two hockey teams left playing in the world, you're a pretty good club, and Vegas is a pretty good club". (more...)
Pakistan Thrash England by Nine Wickets in Lord's Test Pakistan Thrash England by Nine Wickets in Lord's Test
- May 31, 2018

By contrast, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was delighted by the way his team played, especially their disciplined bowling display. "He's told us to pitch it up to take wickets in England ", explained Sarfraz. Stuart Broad made his Test-best 169 against Pakistan at Lord's in 2010 - a match that became known for a spot-fixing "sting" that saw three Pakistan players, including Amir, jailed by an English court and given five-year bans by the International Cricket Council. (more...)
IPL 2018: List of all the Winners IPL 2018: List of all the Winners
- May 31, 2018

The Australian smashed as many as 11 fours and eight sixes enroute to this second hundred of the season as CSK raced home in 18.3 overs. Sunrisers finished top of the IPL table, although they lost four times to Chennai . "Towards the back end of the tournament I was hanging on for dear life". Deepak Chahar , who was bowling well till then, dug in one short to Williamson in the fifth over who smacked it for a six over long leg and then was pulled for a four by the New Zealander. (more...)
Froome wins Giro for 3rd straight Grand Tour victory Froome wins Giro for 3rd straight Grand Tour victory
- May 31, 2018

The Briton finished in 21st place, 37 seconds behind defending Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin . "I hope it will over the next three days", added Froome, who was competing in the Italian race for the first time in eight years. "But Mikel's win was a really good sign of the character and atmosphere in this team, showing how we can bounce back so quickly and put things behind us and just go after it, so yesterday's win was just as pleasing as any of the other ones [earlier in the race]". (more...)
Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo to remain in 2018 National Basketball Association draft Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo to remain in 2018 National Basketball Association draft
- May 30, 2018

Tuesday morning, SB Nation mocked DiVincenzo to the Boston Celtics in the first round at No. 27 overall. He's now being mocked to the Portland Trailblazers at No. "I'm more than just a shooter", DiVincenzo told Yahoo Sports during the combine. "I want to thank Nova Nation for an fantastic season this year and the unbelievable amount of support throughout". (more...)
Warriors vs Cavs Finals Preview Receives Warriors vs Cavs Finals Preview Receives "Family Matters" Treatment
- May 30, 2018

Golden State's preponderance of talent means that they have multiple players who can put in solid shifts against The King, and that fact, paired with the team's switch-heavy defense, lends itself to the strategy. Korver can make the case for being Cleveland's second-best player overall during their entire Eastern Conference run. However, as they've shown throughout the regular season, and even into the playoffs, they don't seem to have the same drive to destroy teams as they did in the past. (more...)
If Colin Kaepernick is not signed, will some players sit out season? If Colin Kaepernick is not signed, will some players sit out season?
- May 30, 2018

Some NFL players might be throwing another wrinkle into an increasingly volatile situation tied to Colin Kaepernick , national anthem protests and possible collusion. The league's new anthem policy . the blackballing of Kaep . the unwillingness to sign fellow anthem kneeler Eric Reid - Geragos says it all stems from POTUS. (more...)
We didn’t come to win Super Eagles - DRC coach We didn’t come to win Super Eagles - DRC coach
- May 30, 2018

The game served as both a send-off for the Super Eagles , who will travel to Europe to face England on Saturday, and as a valuable opportunity for Gernot Rohr to assess some of his peripheral options albeit on a rather bumpy pitch. "In this game we also saw that we have some problems with our full back, we will work on it, as we have few days to be ready", he said. The Super Eagles coach disclosed that Moses Simon had taken a second medical opinion in Abuja and if it was same with the ... (more...)
Ex-Aberdeen star (54) dies after collapsing outside his home Ex-Aberdeen star (54) dies after collapsing outside his home
- May 30, 2018

The former Hartleoool United boss was found at the foot of a stairwell at flat in Aberdeen in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police have begun an inquiry into the incident but detective inspector David Howieson said: "There are no apparent suspicious circumstances". (more...)
76ers' Bryan Colangelo burned over alleged use of secret Twitter accounts 76ers' Bryan Colangelo burned over alleged use of secret Twitter accounts
- May 30, 2018

Ben Simmons, right, takes part in a news conference with 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo in 2016. Colangelo has denied trashing players on Twitter - but 'fessed up to owning one of the Twitter accounts in question. (more...)
Manchester United make record £96m bid for Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Manchester United make record £96m bid for Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
- May 30, 2018

The Red Devils have been eager to bolster their squad for next season's title challenge against local and fierce rivals Manchester City . The 28-year-old has asked his representatives to meet with Real in the coming weeks to clarify his position under Zidane, who dropped him for the final despite having watched him score five goals in the last five games of the season. (more...)
The doctor is in: Chiefs OL Duvernay-Tardif graduates from med school The doctor is in: Chiefs OL Duvernay-Tardif graduates from med school
- May 30, 2018

Duvernay-Tardif" across the top. Mr Duvernay-Tardif realised his talent for football while playing for his school's team as a medical student from 2010-2013 in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec. He signed a $41.25 million, five-year contract to remain with the Chiefs last offseason. When Duvernay-Tardif is done playing football, he'd like to become an emergency-room physician. (more...)
Pundit: Chelsea FC move to appoint new manager is done deal Pundit: Chelsea FC move to appoint new manager is done deal
- May 30, 2018

The former Napoli boss, who remains contracted to the Neapolitans, is being heavily linked with Chelsea with Conte expected to be sacked despite winning two trophies in his two years at Stamford Bridge. "This was a clause put in his contract when it was renewed and his salary increased - so now it is going to be paid". "When I modify a contract, it is with an agreement". (more...)
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale becomes Manchester United's Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale becomes Manchester United's "main objective"?
- May 30, 2018

United appear to be the most likely destination for the 28-year-old - if he leaves Real - and according to AS, the North-West giants are prioritising the signing of the player this summer. I go there now and again". "The comments? They were untimely, but they did not tarnish the club's performance", reasoned Del Bosque. "He was brought there to eventually take over the mantle as the team's talisman from Cristiano Ronaldo , but the Portuguese megastar has not played ball with that idea". (more...)
76ers Investigating GM Bryan Colangelo's Reported Use of Burner Twitter Accounts 76ers Investigating GM Bryan Colangelo's Reported Use of Burner Twitter Accounts
- May 30, 2018

Yahoo Sports reported Colangelo was standing by his statement to The Ringer . "The five accounts pinpointed by the unnamed source included one that followed media members, Sixers employees, and National Basketball Association agents but never tweets (its handle is @phila1234567, and it has no account name), and four that have posted tweets or replied to other users". (more...)
Robert Lewandowski hands in transfer request to Bayern Munich Robert Lewandowski hands in transfer request to Bayern Munich
- May 30, 2018

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge recently ruled out a transfer, however, saying: 'We know what we have in Robert Lewandowski . Lewandowski was crowned the Bundesliga's top scorer for the third time in five seasons taking his tally to 180 total goals in Germany's top flight as he won his sixth league title. (more...)
Browns' Damarious Randall on the hook for millions if Cavs win Browns' Damarious Randall on the hook for millions if Cavs win
- May 30, 2018

Former Arizona State defensive back Damarious Randall put himself in quite the pickle, if the Cleveland Cavaliers can pull off the upset of the decade in the 2018 NBA Finals . But Randall is not only holding his ground about the Warriors beating the Cavs in the NBA Finals, he's so confident about it that he's made a very generous offer. (more...)
Flustered champion Jelena Ostapenko falls at first French Open hurdle Flustered champion Jelena Ostapenko falls at first French Open hurdle
- May 30, 2018

Wang Qiang of China orchestrated a 6-4, 7-5 victory over No. 9 seed and 2002 finalist Venus Williams , a repeat of a first round match a year ago at Roland Garros that Williams won. Wang avenged her loss to the ninth-seeded Williams in the first round at Roland Garros previous year. Seven-time Grand Slam singles victor Venus Williams was also beaten today by China's world number 91 Wang Qiang . (more...)
Why a 'boring' Cavs-Warriors rematch isn't a disaster for the National Basketball Association Why a 'boring' Cavs-Warriors rematch isn't a disaster for the National Basketball Association
- May 30, 2018

Cleveland defeated Golden State in Game 3 of the 2016 Finals when Love was sidelined. In Houston Monday night, the Warriors got their act together and came back from a double-digit deficit to beat the Rockets 101-92 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. (more...)
Australian women put men to shame at French Open Australian women put men to shame at French Open
- May 30, 2018

Williams, who gave birth to her first child back in September, is taking on No. 70 Kristyna Pliskova . Although the tennis star had a relatively smooth pregnancy - that included an Australian Open win - her daughter's birth wasn't without complications. (more...)
Rory McIlroy nails spectator with shot from the trees at PGA Championship Rory McIlroy nails spectator with shot from the trees at PGA Championship
- May 30, 2018

However, McIlroy agonisingly left his attempt inches short and Molinari held his nerve to hole out for par, meaning he had dropped just two shots all week, the last coming on the 10th hole of the second round. I'm thinking par, par, and that makes the whole difference. "Today I played similar to Saturday, I could not get going and gave Molinari a lead early on". (more...)

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