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Manchester United sign defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica

Manchester United sign defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica The former Vasteras man is equally adept playing in the centre-back and right-back positions, but Mourinho is likely to draft him into the central defensive position alongside Eric Bailly . He was a part of Sweden's U21 club that took home the 2015 UEFA Under-21 Championship. The physical side of United's defending will be left to Bailly more than the impending arrival, similar to how it ... [Full Article...]

Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas

The crash on lap 153 took out some of the big names in the race, including J.R. Hildebrand, Ed Carpenter , Mikhail Aleshin , Ryan Hunter-Reay, James Hinchcliffe , Carlos Muñoz, Ed Jones and Tristan Vautier . "I'm definitely happy with where we're at". It's sad. I don't do those kind of things. "I've been around it way too long to do any silly things like that, and if I did, it was really a... [Full Article...]

French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible After rallying from an 0-3 deficit in the second set and a 1-3 deficit in the third, she finished in style: nervelessly nailing a backhand return victor down the line, to complete one of the most surprising runs in tennis' long history. You can check out the full highlights from Ostapenko's historic French Open win below. Wimbledon is the next grand slam tournament of the year next month and... [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller Winning back-to-back titles wasn't as big of a deal for much of the NHL's history - through the 1970s and '80s, it wasn't uncommon to see teams win two , three or even four Stanley Cup titles in a row - but repeating has been notoriously hard in recent decades. [Full Article...]

NBA Champs Golden State Warriors Mulling Rejection of Trump White House Visit

Most of the Warriors, in the immediate aftermath of their Game 5 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers , have not publicly commented on whether they will make the trip. "I'd be honored to welcome the team to the U.S. Capitol", Pelosi said on Twitter. When the chief executive of Under Armour, his shoe partner, described the president as a "great asset", the National Basketball Association players s... [Full Article...]

STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens' Murray outshines Predators' Rinne

STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens' Murray outshines Predators' Rinne They won three Game 7s, including two this year , and swept exactly none of their eight series. The game was scoreless until the third period when Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left. Start at the top, where Pittsburgh has the best one-two talent punch in the league in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin . "Fleury's probably the best team player in all of sports", said Rutherford. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

Reality, however, may start to climb back in for fans now that the expansion draft is near. Marc-Andre Fleury waived his no-movement clause all the way back in February, playing the postseason knowing it would nearly surely be his last with the Pittsburgh Penguins . [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Penguins defend Stanley Cup title

Pittsburgh Penguins defend Stanley Cup title Start at the top, where Pittsburgh has the best one-two talent punch in the league in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin . Crosby had eight goals and 27 points in 24 games of this playoff run, and it's Game 5 that may have swung the vote in his favor. [Full Article...]

Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title

The Warriors-Cavaliers matchup marked the first time in league history two franchises have played in three consecutive Finals. Not even the 25-point explosion of JR Smith to more than make up for Kevin Love's measly six-point effort could extricate the Cavs out of misery. [Full Article...]

Warriors GM says Steve Kerr will be back as coach next season

Despite clowning on Durant for deferring to his mom, Hart did so in good spirit, and the jokes came packaged with an earnest appreciation of what he and the Warriors accomplished this season. "I don't know. I can't explain it". Usually when you're aggressive the calls go your way. Of course, it remains possible that the White House will now be even more determined to issue the invitation, ... [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump

Josh McGuire once quipped that " winners have parties, losers have meetings" but we're tipping the Queensland forward hasn't seen anything quite like the celebrations the Golden State Warriors indulged in after clinching the National Basketball Association championship against Cleveland Cavaliers . [Full Article...]

Fans celebrate Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup victory, parade

The Penguins became the NHL's first repeat champions in 19 years on Sunday when they posted a 2-0 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final . Referee Kevin Pollock blew the whistle when he lost sight of the puck, which was sitting behind Murray with lots of space in the crease for Sissons to tap it into the net. [Full Article...]

US Open Preview: McIlroy returning from another injury

Complaining about the US Open course has become an annual tradition, but several golfers expressed dismay about trimming the fescue. Adam Scott plays a practice round on the Erin Hills course, which he says sets up well for his game. "I wasn't sure if I was going to be here", Stricker said, "but very excited, relieved". Spain's Jon Rahm , a candidate to become the sixth successive first-t... [Full Article...]

Swedes end Japan's America's Cup title shot

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in global sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. Peter Burling, the New Zealand helmsman, made his Australian long-time rival pay dearly for his mistake by taking the lead and never looking back. New Zealand won the first race of t... [Full Article...]

Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

Five players; Josh Jackson , Brett Morris and David Klemmer , Tyson Frizell , and Josh Dugan will be named in the 17, while Jack de Belin will be included on the extended bench providing they come through the game unscathed. Gold Coast prop Wallace will face the National Rugby League judiciary after being citing for a shoulder charge in the Titans' weekend loss to the New Zealand Warriors. [Full Article...]

Nantes receives permission to hire Claudio Ranieri

Nantes receives permission to hire Claudio Ranieri Nantes have accused the French Football Federation (FFF) of holding up the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as their new head coach. And they were given special dispensation to hire Ranieri, who has reached the manager's age limit of 65. [Full Article...]

Zimmerman homers twice in return as Nats beat Braves 10-5

Zimmerman homers twice in return as Nats beat Braves 10-5 This was also R.A. Dickey's final frame, and it was easy to see why he received the hook - the next five Nationals batters all reached base safely and by the time Luke Jackson came in for relief, the Nationals had regained the lead and Ryan Zimmerman had hit his second dinger of the game. [Full Article...]

LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Whenever he is asked about his own accomplishments, he is always quick to offer a reminder just as he did with a new National Basketball Association champions hat on his head: "It's a team sport". "We try to talk our young people out of being bullies". He missed 11 playoff games dealing with on-going complications from back surgery. Overall, the Warriors are 207-39 during Kerr's tenure as ... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods to return to rehab after DUI arrest

Tiger Woods to return to rehab after DUI arrest According to the report, Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren is considering returning to court in order to be grated full custody of their children. The troubled golf great recently reserved the entire male inpatient unit of the Jupiter Medical Center near his Florida home to begin a stint for an addiction to prescription pills, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

That's for sure. But not only here, " said Wawrinka, who lost for the first time in four Grand Slam finals. He thinks the champion of Roland Garros will have the edge because of the confidence he will derive from his historic triumph in Paris. [Full Article...]


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