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Author: 0 Alvaro Morata Agent Confirms Manchester United Offer, Awaits Real Madrid Decision

Despite Zidane's plea, Morata's agent Juanma Lopez was at the Bernabeu yesterday to try to negotiate the striker's exit. The Spanish newspaper claim the Champions League winners want around €90m for their striker, but there is belief a deal for somewhere around €75-80m can be reached in the "coming hours".

Author: 0 Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to spare as England bowed out of their own tournament at the semi-final stage. Jos Buttler made just four as he feathered behind off Junaid the ball after drinks, England at that stage 148/5, and when Moeen Ali was brilliantly caught in the deep by Fakhar Zaman off Junaid, England were 162/2 half way through the 39th over.

Author: 0 Ex-Pakistani cricketers appreciate team for defeating England in semi-finals

In five matches against Bangladesh , Dhawan has scored 216 runs averaging 43.20 and has notched two half-centuries. "He has been a total match-winner for India , won us so many big tournaments and big series, and this is just a testimony to the kind of talent he possesses", Kohli said at the pre-match press conference.

Sports CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211
Author: 0 CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

Joe Root and Eoin Morgan continued to score at about five runs an over against accurate Pakistan bowling and tight fielding. England's defeat to the lowest-ranked team in the tournament has to be their inability to cope with the demands of the occasions.

Author: 0 When is the Warriors victory parade?

With chants of "M-V-P" quickly forming, it is now obvious that Durant's professional career has finally been solidified, thanks to an National Basketball Association title. When superstar Kevin Durant arrived at the start of the season, there was grumbling. A fabulous first one with and for Durant. You might even actually sip one or two.

Sports Kylian Mbappe weighing transfer options with family
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe weighing transfer options with family

Mbappe played a key role in the Monaco side that dethroned PSG last season, scoring 15 goals and creating 11 more in 29 appearances. Kylian Mbappe has vowed to spend some time discussing his next move with his family after helping France beat England 3-2 in the final match of his breakthrough season.

Sports CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat
Author: 0 CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat

Morgan believes that experience, on the same strip prepared for Wednesday's match, played its part - and spelled out that England did not take unpredictable Pakistan lightly. The dashing Fakhar completed a 49-ball fifty to follow his 50 against Sri Lanka. On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an ODI a year ago, Pakistan completed yesterday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Stokes for four .

Author: 0 Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather reportedly agree to deal, date for superfight

Speculation had been rife about the contest being announced this week, only for Mayweather to firstly retract the date and then reverse his decision on Tuesday night. Mayweather retired in September 2015 according to the Associated Press. Stephen Espinoza, executive vice-president of Showtime Sports, said fans will buy the pay per view for this fight because of the novelty.

Author: 0 Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

The 25-year-old has also taken 123 wickets in 42 first-class matches. For the second time in three days in Cardiff, Sarfraz won the toss and elected to field on what was now a used pitch. Both of them shared an opening partnership of 118 runs. Ali followed ten-overs later for a classy 76. Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to spare as England bowed out of their own tournament at the semi-final ...

Sports LeBron uncertain if he'll stay with Cavaliers
Author: 0 LeBron uncertain if he'll stay with Cavaliers

However, Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans. He proved all his critics wrong on Tuesday as he was declared the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals after his team beat Cleveland Cavaliers in the fifth game to clinch the championship.

Author: 0 De Villiers wants to stay on South Africa captain

But now, in the words of Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, the final round of fixtures in this pool are a "must-win game for all of us in the group". Pakistan and Sri Lanka both have two points on the table. Their campaigns back on track after upset wins, Pakistan and Sri Lanka face each other in their concluding Champions Trophy group match in a virtual "quarter-final" here on Monday.

Author: 0 Mexico Soccer Fans Boo National Anthem, Slur Goalie

The Bradley goal, no doubt. Mexico got a stunning equalizer in the 23rd minute from Carlos Vela , who beat USA goalkeeper Brad Guzan to his left side. Herrera almost put El Tri ahead in the 71st with a 30-yard free kick that rebounded off the crossbar. He blasted the ball with is right foot for his second touch from more than 40 yards out.

Author: 0 Crusaders name seven All Blacks in team to face the Lions

But despite some improvements across the board, head coach Warren Gatland knows his side will need to come on again before locking horns with the Crusaders on Saturday - where the likes of Northampton's George North and Saracens' Owen Farrell will likely make their first starts of the tour.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

Durant won himself the honor of Finals MVP with a team high of 39 points along with 7 rebounds and 5 assists , and clearly, his mother couldn't be prouder. "I do know me and KD had a conversation along with Draymond and Klay and Andre a year ago before he even showed up that that was kind of the identity of who we are as a team that we understand how important it is, the guys that are here", Curry said.

Author: 0 Jason Dufner dominating at Memorial with five-shot lead

But Summerhays played himself out of contention and Rickie Fowler faltered down the stretch, while Dufner carded four birdies after the turn and sealed his first victory since January a year ago with a superb putt for par from outside 30 feet at the last.

Author: 0 No longer NBA champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors

LeBron James and Cleveland, looking down and out only days ago in an 0-3 hole, now have some momentum after winning Game 4 and they will try to stave off elimination once more. Green said his suspension conversation with Myers is a moment "I remember like it was yesterday, I'll never forget it". So, as the refs explained after the game, the confusion can be chalked up to a miscommunication between themselves and the scorer's table.

Author: 0 Murray sets up Nishikori clash

She will take on fifth-seed Elena Svitolina, who came back from a set down to beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Monday. Murray will play third seed Stan Wawrinka in the semi-finals, in a repeat of last year's clash at the same stage.

Author: 0 Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

Just minutes into the second half, though, and it was advantage England when Rafael Varane was sent off and Kane converted from the following penalty. Heaton , 31, will look back on a painful night when he was not afforded protection by his defenders and two decent saves from Giroud and Dembele only resulted in goals for Umtiti and Sidibe.

Author: 0 Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Others React to Golden State Warriors Victory

He came close. But the Warriors are one of the great teams of all time , and when they needed a basket, they got it. After the final buzzer sounded, Curry celebrated the team's latest championship with his teammates before reuniting with his family and enjoying the moment with his adorable daughters, 4-year-old Riley and 1-year-old Ryan .

Author: 0 Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

McGregor still throws hands in the UFC and the 40-year-old Mayweather officially retired in 2015, but it's expected both fighters could pick up licenses in no time at all. Sparks about a fight began to fly after UFC 205 in November when McGregor claimed the UFC Lightweight title becoming the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two weight classes.

Sports West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton
Author: 0 West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton

United's first major test of the campaign comes on October 14 when they travel to Anfield . Other notable games include a trip to Arsenal on December 23 and the away fixture vs. Huddersfield , out of the top flight since 1972, face Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City and Arsenal in their last four matches, while Tottenham , Manchester United and Liverpool are the opponents in three of Brighton's final four.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise joined Republican baseball team quickly after elected to Congress

After undergoing surgery, Scalise remains in critical condition and will require additional operations to fix fractured bones, internal organ injury and severe loss of blood, MedStar Washington Hospital announced Wednesday night . DeSantis gave a similar account. Hodgkinson has been in the area since March, living out of his van, said Washington FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater.

Sports Fresh court blow for Trump's revised ban
Author: 0 Fresh court blow for Trump's revised ban

Members of Hawaii's Congressional delegation are lauding a USA appeals court decision to uphold the state's injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. He argued that the second travel ban would continue to keep from her out of the USA, and away from relatives. Similarly, the judges found no adequate explanation for the restriction of refugee admissions to 50,000 for the 2017 fiscal year that ends September 30.

Sports Video Footage of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest Now Available
Author: 0 Video Footage of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest Now Available

Excerpts from dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' field sobriety test and DUI arrestInside the vehicle, Woods was sound asleep at the wheel, officers reported. The police then search Woods, who has his eyes closed, for any weapons. Vicodin is an opioid pain medication. Tiger Woods is one of the greatest athletes in the history of our country, but this week the pro golfer experienced one of the worst moments of his life.

Sports Chelsea star has many offers to leave according to his brother
Author: 0 Chelsea star has many offers to leave according to his brother

Diego Costa's future is now in doubt having initially wanted to return to Atletico Madrid this summer. "Thankfully Diego has lots of offers", Jair told Yahoo Brazil . "That is very hard [a move to China] because next year is the World Cup and Diego wants to be there", Costa's brother said. Chelsea held onto him as they needed a back up option for Costa after failing to sign Fernando Llorente from Swansea City, so they could accommodate a loan move away for their 23-year-old hitman.

Sports Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1
Author: 0 Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1

Jose Abreu went 3 for 4 and Avisail Garcia had a two-run double as Chicago won its second straight after dropping nine of 11. The third baseman's late grand slam helped the White Sox pull away and down the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 in front of 15,038 at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Author: 0 Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit

The Warriors issued the statement after multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unanimously against making a White House trip. The Warriors' statement comes less than 24 hours after Clemson visited the White House to honor a national championship win against Alabama in January, in which President Trump said the Tigers "won a championship game for the ages".

Sports Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child
Author: 0 Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child

Golf Association administrators sending lawn mowers Tuesday to selected holes. "There will be a lot of other tournaments, there will be other U.S. Opens". As he enters the US Open in great form and will be playing at a course that should help him play to his strengths, Lovemark could ultimately have a monster showing where he's in contention.

Author: 0 Jerry West to Join Clippers' Organization

Before joining the Warriors , West was a two-time National Basketball Association executive of the year. SI's Jack McCallum reports that Jerry West has made a decision to leave the Golden State Warriors to take a similar position with the Clippers .

Author: 0 Gatland: Lions took a step back against Highlanders

So far the Lions have taken on the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians as well the Auckland Blues, Canterbury Crusaders and Otago Highlanders Super Rugby sides, with varying degrees of success. Despite all of that, it was the Highlanders that struck first. Joseph and Jared Payne nearly wriggled free, before Iain Henderson punched through the middle and Warburton stretched home for a good try .

Sports Bellerin keen to join Barcelona but feels tied to Arsenal, says Suarez
Author: 0 Bellerin keen to join Barcelona but feels tied to Arsenal, says Suarez

Since joining Arsenal , Bellerin has quickly become one of the top full-backs in the world and his form for the Gunners saw him earn a six-year deal worth £100k-a-week towards the end of 2016. "I spoke with him", he told Radio Catalunya . "I hope he can come". If Bellerin did depart Arsenal to rejoin Barca, he would replicate Cesc Fabregas' move from Arsenal after he also returned to back to the Nou Camp.

Author: 0 Chelsea outcast Diego Costa keen to join Atletico Madrid

Chelsea face taking a £10million hit on outcast Diego Costa . Diego Costa has revealed that Antonio Conte has informed him that he can leave Chelsea this summer. The Spaniard scored 20 goals and assisted a further eight as the Blues claimed a second top-flight crown in three years, but Costa is now unwanted at Stamford Bridge .

Author: 0 France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly

The Three Lions were tamed by France in Paris on Tuesday evening as England conceded three goals in a game for the first time since losing 4-2 to Sweden in 2012. The idea England could win successive knockout games against, say, France , Germany and Spain in the space of nine days at next summer's World Cup is fanciful.

Author: 0 Ousmane Dembele Nets Winning Goal for France in Friendly Action vs. England

He confirmed referee Davide Massa's original decision to award the spot-kick, resulting in the sending off of Varane , much to the disgust of the France players and the home crowd. Southgate's men lost 3-2 in Tuesday's worldwide friendly at the Stade de France , despite the Real Madrid centre-back seeing red for bringing down Dele Alli for a penalty that was converted by Harry Kane early in the second half.

Author: 0 Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills

Open . Rory McIlroy has been slowed by injury of late, but if he can find some form, he'll be among the players to beat when the U.S. Open begins Thursday in Erin , Wis. "A lot of people might have laid up or tried to give themselves a better chance to make par, finish second or get nearly all the money needed to take the card", he said.

Sports Family first as Johnson arrives late for US Open
Author: 0 Family first as Johnson arrives late for US Open

The expectations were still high, but I still went out there and sort of free-wheeled it where sometimes over the past couple of years I've been a little bit tight and a little bit tentative. I had flawless weather ", the Englishman said on Tuesday. "I hope it's long, but it doesn't matter". His instructions from the USGA are to be ready for the first tee time of the day - 6:45 a.m.

Author: 0 Michael Bradley Talks Stunning Goal at Azteca and June WCQ Preparation

The speed of the break that ended with Carlos Vela's 23rd minute equalizer was a testament to its dynamic threat. Hector Herrera nearly fired Mexico ahead in the 71st minute, as he beat Guzan with a free kick. Basically exactly what Arena was hoping for. The FC Dallas man broke up plays defensively and contributed good passes to help spring counterattacks.

Sports Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti explains why he could sell Ivan Perisic
Author: 0 Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti explains why he could sell Ivan Perisic

Spalletti, however, would not be drawn on either United's interest or the potential departure of forward Mauro Icardi , simply saying: "I'll avoid answering on Icardi and Perisic for now". United reportedly want to spend around £35m on Perisic - £15m less than the Serie A side value the Croatian at. "All players must contribute to his team-mates qualities, each player must become useful and that's what counts".

Author: 0 New Zealand keen to take Australia form into England clash

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 hosts England's home team became the first team to make it to the semi-final round of the tournament, after defeating New Zealand to a comprehensive 87-run win at Cardiff . "We all know the importance of getting wickets early in the innings and putting the team under pressure", he said. Root decorated his innings with four boundaries and two sixes while Hales struck three fours and two hits over the fence.

Author: 0 Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

As much as he hates missing cuts, the Memorial two weeks ago was a good time for Johnson to have a weekend off. A victor of three straight tournaments - against the strongest fields of the year - Johnson slipped in his socks going downstairs to move his vehicle in the rain on the eve of the Masters and bruised his back so badly that he had to withdraw the next day.

Author: 0 Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata agrees deal to join Manchester United

It was believed that the Red Devils would had been prepared the break the world record transfer fee that they set last summer in an attempt to bring the French worldwide to the Premier League . Also, United are discovering some of their old swagger under Jose Mourinho and the Spaniard will be absolutely crucial in driving United forward next season.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win National Basketball Association title

And the World's Dumbest Excuse award goes to... ... I'm just so happy Kevin has broken through. "So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff". On Monday night, James led all scorers with 41 points - going 19-for-30 from the floor, leading both teams with 13 boards to go with eight assists, a pair of steals and a block.

Author: 0 Andy Murray into semi-finals after taming Kei Nishikori

I was playing the right play. Murray has come an awfully long way from where he was two weeks ago as he entered the tournament on a run of three losses from four, and McEnroe said he fancied the Scot to beat Kei Nishikori in Wednesday's quarter-final.

Author: 0 Brother: 'Diego Costa has many offers'

But would Costa and Mourinho be able to patch up their relationship? After a few seasons where they lacked a star striker, Chelsea finally found their answer in Diego Costa . "It's a World Cup year and I need to play". It appears he would love to go back to Atletico Madrid , but their transfer ban means he would not be eligible for registration until January 1 2018.

Sports Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor may fight August 26
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor may fight August 26

Floyd is an wonderful, exceptional boxer ... and also one who has found the ideal time for almost every fight in his career. Moments after the fight was announced, McGregor took to social media, sharing a picture of himself and Floyd Mayweather Sr., not Jr.

Sports Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise
Author: 0 Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise

Amla's 103, his 25th one-day worldwide ton, helped the Proteas to what initially seemed a modest 299 for six from their 50 overs on a flat track at The Oval . A half-century from Hashim Amla helped lay the foundation for a seven-wicket win, and De Villiers believes his side are well-placed for the Champions Trophy.

Author: 0 Amir out as Pakistan elect to bowl

He is being replaced by Rumman Raees. They lost their last eight wickets for 83 runs, failed to hit a single six on this small playing area, and were unable to make Pakistan pay for a series of early fielding lapses which benefited Jonny Bairstow especially.