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Liverpool Plot £10m Move For Nigerian Winger Liverpool Plot £10m Move For Nigerian Winger
- June 06, 2018

Simon, 22, according to a report in the Liverpool Echo , is on the Reds' shortlist of summer targets with the manager Jurgen Klopp keen on bolstering is forward line. He also wants Olympic Lyon star footballer Nabil Fekir to be transferred before the World Cup starts. Missing out on Moses Simon is one effect of Newcastle's disjointed approach to the summer, while Liverpool appear to have a cohesive plan which they have already begun working on, tying up a deal for Fabinho last week. (more...)
Tigers take Casey Mize first in MLB Draft Tigers take Casey Mize first in MLB Draft
- June 06, 2018

As if that wasn't enough, Mize followed up that success by hearing his own name called No. 1 overall by the Detroit Tigers in the 2018 MLB Draft. For further coverage including high school prospects , please visit our partners at Prep Baseball Report Draft HQ . (more...)
Ronaldo has more to achieve at Madrid - Baptista
- June 06, 2018

However, Robertson has backed Salah to build on his brilliant season and eventually rank alongside the LaLiga pair as one of the best players in the world. But I've got no doubt Salah can build on it and do it over a period of time. It depends on how the tournament goes, of course, but they have the talent to do it. (more...)
Unai Emery convinces board to sign Steven N'Zonzi Unai Emery convinces board to sign Steven N'Zonzi
- June 06, 2018

The 52-year-old is a fan of his compatriot and has urged his former club to make a move to sign the 26-year-old. Le Parisien have today reported that the Spanish club has made a "big play" over the past couple of days to snatch the French midfielder from under Arsenal's noses. (more...)
'Messi would have won 50 grand slams playing tennis' 'Messi would have won 50 grand slams playing tennis'
- June 06, 2018

Messi said Argentina not going as favourites but will give it our all. Although Messi only turns 31 in June, the amount of soccer he has played is simply mind boggling. "If you want to learn about football, you have to travel to Argentina", Pep Guardiola said before his tactics at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and now Manchester City helped revolutionise the game. (more...)
Discovery gets exclusive rights deal with the PGA Tour Discovery gets exclusive rights deal with the PGA Tour
- June 06, 2018

The deal begins on January 1 and runs through 2030. The PGA pact allows Discovery to air its content over its pay-TV and free-to-air channels or sublicense those rights to others. However, the tour's plan to roll out PGA Tour Live - its own subscription-based digital platform that offers select-hole, live-streaming coverage - in the United Kingdom from next year could post more immediate problems for the broadcaster. (more...)
Argentina cancels game in Israel after pro-Palestinian protests Argentina cancels game in Israel after pro-Palestinian protests
- June 06, 2018

Responding to the news, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel said it welcomed Argentina's decision to cancel. The fixture between the two teams was set to be played in Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium on June 9, which is built on land that was once a Palestinian village that was destroyed in 1948. (more...)
Arsenal schedule meeting with Man United contract rebel Marouane Fellaini Arsenal schedule meeting with Man United contract rebel Marouane Fellaini
- June 06, 2018

Departing Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is pricing himself out of a move to PSG . Arsenal have already looked overseas last season with the arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while they didn't avoid Premier League experience either thanks to a shrewd deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan that involved Alexis Sanchez going to Manchester United . (more...)
Steven Adams says he accidentally liked photo criticizing Carmelo Anthony Steven Adams says he accidentally liked photo criticizing Carmelo Anthony
- June 06, 2018

That question asked who was the most valuable to OKC, and Steven Adams got onto the photo along with Russell Westbrook , Paul George , and Carmelo Anthony . While they made the playoffs, they lasted just one round, as they were embarrassed by the Utah Jazz , who were led by a rookie in Donovan Mitchell, in the Western Conference. (more...)
Caps rout Vegas for 3-1 Stanley Cup Final lead Caps rout Vegas for 3-1 Stanley Cup Final lead
- June 06, 2018

Braden Holtby began the playoffs on the bench. But, Washington headed into the first intermission with a commanding 3-0 lead. The expansion Knights won Game 1, but have now lost three straight for the first time since late November and early December. (more...)
Corvette shines after GM executive crashes pace car Corvette shines after GM executive crashes pace car
- June 06, 2018

Reuss lost it in the middle of Turn 2 of the Belle Isle street circuit and hit the inside wall on the exit, giving the immaculate metallic blue 'Vette a nose job it will remember. "So yeah, I felt - wasn't really his fault". As the competitors were all weaving and dodging to help gain some heat in their tires, Mark piloted the 755-hp ZR1 (with cold Michelin's race-ready Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires) into a turn with a slight rise and found the tall, skinny pedal a little too soon. (more...)
Argentina cancels pre-World Cup match with Israel Argentina cancels pre-World Cup match with Israel
- June 06, 2018

However multiple reports in Argentina on Tuesday said the game had either already been scrapped or was soon to be. BDS criticised the fixture as "political", and accused Israeli officials of using it to cover up attacks on Palestinians "on and off the field". (more...)
Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils
- June 06, 2018

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is expected to finalise his move to Manchester United early this week, the BBC has claimed. Willian said he has given advice to Fred about playing in England but insists both men are fully focused on the World Cup ahead of their country's final warm-up friendly against Austria on Sunday. (more...)
New Number One As Forbes Publish Highest-Paid Athletes List 2018
- June 06, 2018

With an additional $10 million in endorsements, Mayweather earned a total of $285 million between June 1 2017 and June 1, 2018, comfortably eclipsing the second-placed figure on the list, football star Lionel Messi , who made $111 million. (more...)
Guerrero scores twice on Peru comeback after doping reprieve Guerrero scores twice on Peru comeback after doping reprieve
- June 06, 2018

Then came the moment the crowd had been waiting for as Guerrero, Peru's all-time leading scorer, snapped up a rebound in the 41st minute to add the second. The captains of their Group C rivals all wrote to world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association asking them to lift Guerrero's ban. (more...)
Arsenal sign Swiss captain Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus Arsenal sign Swiss captain Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus
- June 06, 2018

Certainly a veteran defender is not a player to get Arsenal fans leaping off the sofa, rushing to buy shirts with "Lichtsteiner 12" on the back from the club shop. I have to put a balance between defence and attack. Lichsteiner spent seven seasons with Juventus and made over 250 appearances for the club. How important is it to have someone of your experience in the dressing room, to guide some of the younger players? "But I still have two years on my Juventus contract and I want to ... (more...)
Thousands of UK F&B outlets remove Saudi flags after complaints Thousands of UK F&B outlets remove Saudi flags after complaints
- June 06, 2018

There has been similar controversy in Germany where brewer Eichbaum featured the flag in a World Cup promotion on bottles of beer. Drinking alcohol is forbidden in Islam . On the Xbox One X, the Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Russia World Cup graphics look gorgeous, thanks to detailed stadium renders that are life-like and a crowd atmosphere that makes you feel as if you're watching an actual match on TV. (more...)
Sokratis has chosen Arsenal over Manchester United, says father Sokratis has chosen Arsenal over Manchester United, says father
- June 06, 2018

The 29-year-old did not enjoy a great season with BVB, but he has previously been considered as one of the finest defenders in Europe. As a result, the club are forced to sell the defender this summer, and Sokratis is only days away from confirming a £17m switch to the Emirates. (more...)
Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros
- June 06, 2018

The defending champion at Roland Garros came into the meeting with a ideal record against the French player from their previous encounters and made it 16 wins in total with a 6-3 6-2 6-2 victory. The most-anticipated matchup for a quarter-final spot at Roland Garros pits 23-time major champion Williams against five-time major champion Sharapova, who has won two of her five majors at Roland Garros . (more...)
Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Named XFL Commissioner And CEO Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Named XFL Commissioner And CEO
- June 05, 2018

Vince McMahon announced the return of the XFL back in January, with the inaugural season set for 2020. He also was the vice president of business development and CEO of the league. Earlier this year, the former football league announced that it would be re-launching in 2020 . McMahon is building the XFL with the same commitment and resolve that he has demonstrated building WWE into a global media and sports entertainment powerhouse. (more...)
Toure accuses 'cruel' Pep of hating African players Toure accuses 'cruel' Pep of hating African players
- June 05, 2018

The Ivory Coast worldwide unleashed a verbal attack on Guardiola on Monday, making a sensational claim that he 'has problems with Africans' . "Life will show whether I am right or not". Toure has previously stated he wants to stay in the Premier League, and he clearly has a desire to prove Guardiola wrong. He also received a massive farewell from the Citizens, with one of the club's training pitches being named after the African. (more...)
Former Shakhtar boss Lucescu confirms Fred has completed move to Old Trafford
- June 05, 2018

Take a look through the gallery above to see how Manchester United could line up in 2018/19 after agreeing a deal to sign Fred . Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed their first signing for next season. Sources have told ESPN FC the deal for the 25-year-old is worth around €55 million, which could rise to €60m with add-ons. It appears those reports are accurate as United have now released a statement on ManUtd.com confirming an agreement has been reached with ... (more...)
Father of Irish champion Katie Taylor shot at boxing club Father of Irish champion Katie Taylor shot at boxing club
- June 05, 2018

Taylor is the founder of the gym where he once trained Katie before they ended their boxing association over two years ago. Gardai said the men had sustained serious injuries in the attack in Bray, Co Wicklow. "Another dark day for Bray". Chris Fox, chairman of Bray Municipal Council, which is part of Wicklow County Council, said the boxers were training at about 6.30am to 6.45am, and someone entered the premises and started shooting. (more...)
Chelsea, Arsenal enter Jasper Cillessen chase Chelsea, Arsenal enter Jasper Cillessen chase
- June 05, 2018

Cillessen is now second choice to Marc-Andre ter Stegen at Nou Camp, but is understood to be willing to remain at Barcelona unless he receives an offer he can't reject. We have been on the lookout for a quality keeper as Thibaut Courtois has not yet signed a new deal. The Blues have been linked with a move for Jack Butland but Cillessen could be a far better option at the reported price of €30 million, which is cheaper than what Stoke City are asking for the Englishman. (more...)
Madison Keys breezes into quarter-finals with win over Mihaela Buzarnescu Madison Keys breezes into quarter-finals with win over Mihaela Buzarnescu
- June 05, 2018

Putintseva, who defeated British No. 1 Johanna Konta in the opening round, has matched her best performance at Roland Garros by reaching the quarter-finals for the first time since 2016. Spain's 10th seed Pablo Carreno Busta struggled to rediscover his touch as he committed 34 unforced errors in a 2-6 7-6 (5) 6-3 6-1 defeat by Italian Marco Cecchinato. (more...)
Andre Iguodala Might Play in the 2018 NBA Finals After All Andre Iguodala Might Play in the 2018 NBA Finals After All
- June 05, 2018

Since Game 6 of the Houston series, Curry has shot 5-of-9 on give-and-go 3-point tries. They know it, too. One in particular, a photo of Smith's teammate LeBron James apparently gesturing at him in horror, continued to churn out new captions all weekend. (more...)
Djokovic delighted by ´best set´ against Bautista Agut Djokovic delighted by ´best set´ against Bautista Agut
- June 05, 2018

The world number three, as he did in his wins over Dusan Lajovic and Damir Dzumhur, battled back from 2-1 down in sets to force a decider, before securing an impressive victory that featured 63 winners and 17 aces. The 21-year-old German, seen along with Djokovic as one of the few obstacles to Rafael Nadal claiming an 11th title, was 2-1 down in sets for the third straight match, this time against Karen Khachanov. (more...)
Masar wins first Derby for Godolphin stable as Saxon Warrior only fourth Masar wins first Derby for Godolphin stable as Saxon Warrior only fourth
- June 05, 2018

Although Sheikh Mohammed has tasted glory in many major races across the globe, including with Lammtarra under the fledgling Godolphin banner in the 1995 Derby, this success was up there with very best in his eyes. It might have been all new to him as he was drawn in there (one) and down there on the rail, and it would have been a big shock to him. He is a baby horse. (more...)
Former champion Tyson Fury to fight again after doping ban Former champion Tyson Fury to fight again after doping ban
- June 05, 2018

Fury said of his unusual rehab after being diagnosed with mental problems: "I had a good few nights out, having a good time after boxing since I was six years old". The only way he'll land anything on me is with a handful of rice. A combination of personal issues and an anti-doping case kept Fury from fighting for over two years, but now both have been resolved and he hopes to regain the heavyweight crown. (more...)
Germany Lose To Austria On Manuel Neuer's Comeback Germany Lose To Austria On Manuel Neuer's Comeback
- June 05, 2018

Heavy rain forced a delay to kick-off for nearly two hours, but it took Mesut Ozil only 11 minutes to break the deadlock when he capitalised on a mistake by Austria goalkeeper Jorg Siebenhandl . "A lot of things were bad today". But in the second half, he could not do much about Austria's equalizer as Martin Hinteregger volleyed in at the back post from a high and curling corner kick by David Alaba in the 53rd. (more...)

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