• Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United
Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United

Old Trafford officials believe an increased offer of £60 million will be enough to land the Champions League winning striker, who netted 20 times in 43 games for the Spanish champions, last season. However, after the decision was taken to release Zlatan Ibrahimovic this week, the need became more apparent as the Swede's influence will be missed...

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  • Champions Trophy: Australia knocked out, Bangladesh to join England in semis
Champions Trophy: Australia knocked out, Bangladesh to join England in semis

More than five years since he last played Test cricket, England's one-day worldwide captain therefore reasons that the chance to eliminate Australia at the group stage of this summer's global tournament at Edgbaston is his version of the rarefied atmosphere of the Ashes themselves.

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  • Cavaliers halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4 of Finals
Cavaliers halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4 of Finals

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green , right, drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals , Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Cleveland . Before the historic Cleveland Cavaliers shooting performance, there was a feeling the Golden State Warriors would cap off the r...

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  • United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support
United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

May's snap election snapped back at her with an extraordinary array of outcomes across the United Kingdom electoral map. They quit Saturday after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members — Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Hom...

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  • Ostapenko recovers to take first title
Ostapenko recovers to take first title

Her ambition will be slightly easier to achieve now that Serena Williams , her idol, is off the tour, expecting her first child in September. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". But Ostapenko had made almost as many errors and the challenge for her was to keep the ratio in her favour. "I think she handles that like a pro".

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  • Warriors' Green Says Cavs Fans, Cleveland Not the 'Sharpest'
Warriors' Green Says Cavs Fans, Cleveland Not the 'Sharpest'

It came at 6:08 of the third quarter when Green picked up a technical for waving disgustedly at a foul call by Marc Davis. Golden State Warriors starting forward Draymond Green won't be stuck watching game five of the NBA Finals from the stadium next door this year.

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  • South Africa to clash with India for spot in Champions Trophy semifinals
South Africa to clash with India for spot in Champions Trophy semifinals

However, India should have a psychological edge as South Africa was beaten by Pakistan which in turn was beaten comprehensively by India . "The crowd was supporting us and that's why the players were boosted", captain Sarfraz Khan had said after the win against the Proteas.

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  • Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka advance to French Open final
Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka advance to French Open final

When Wawrinka hit a reflex volley passing victor to a corner after a blink-and-you-miss-it exchange as both men stood at the net, he held a set point at 6-5 in the first-set tiebreaker. Stan Wawrinka .Adam Pretty/Getty Images. - At 32 years and 75 days, Stan Wawrinka is the oldest man to reach the final since Niki Pilic , at 33 years and 280 d...

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  • Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first
Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first

However, the Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja got the openers out in quick succession. Sridhar and Raghavendra however gave throwdowns with white ball. His average of 74.11 against the Indians is the highest for any batsman with a minimum of 500 runs against the "Men in Blue", and the wicket-keeper batsman will hope to...

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  • Stanley Cup Final: Penguins deliver haymaker, 6-0
Stanley Cup Final: Penguins deliver haymaker, 6-0

Thanks to a 6-0 win in Game 6 on Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins are now one win away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions. What made Josi's performance even more impressive was that he logged almost 25 minutes, often matching up against Crosby , and was missing his defence partner Ryan Ellis for most of the second and all of th...

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  • Andy Murray can be king of grass once more
Andy Murray can be king of grass once more

As far as we have seen in 2017, for history, tradition and surface, but especially for the incredible form shown to date , Nadal should be the favorite for the final victory.But beware! Yes, he most certainly could, winning his 10th titles in Monte Carlo & Barcelona respectively, while adding a 5th title to his Madrid Masters collection.

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  • Boston Red Sox Starter David Price Flexes In Win Over Baltimore
Boston Red Sox Starter David Price Flexes In Win Over Baltimore

Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez , left, and Xander Bogaerts celebrate Ramirez's two-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore . Manager John Farrell said the hope is Pedroia can take batting practice in NY on Tuesday. In the first at bat of this inning, Price ...

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  • Kickboxer attacked by crowd after landing cheap shot
Kickboxer attacked by crowd after landing cheap shot

The pair had met before in 2012, with Grigorian starting off strongly but being knocked out in the final minute of the third round by a resilient Groenhart. But, out of nowhere, fans jumped into the ring and attacked him in the corner as he tried to cover up. It seems like a couple of spectators felt this was a sucker punch and rushed the ring fo...

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  • Penguins try to regain momentum in return home
Penguins try to regain momentum in return home

Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel did it in the first two games of this series and Roy Conacher did it for Boston in Games 3 , 4 and 5 against Toronto in 1939. But the Predators had little to enjoy from this one. Sidney Crosby's breakaway goal in Game Four moved him into sole possession of 20th place on the NHL's all-time playoff points list with ...

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  • Where to watch Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee
Where to watch Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee

And then Jake Guentzel snapped that by scoring on the first shot against Pekka Rinne since the first period and that turned out to be the victor. He is the player on the ice between the Penguins and the Predators, and he's also the guy who made sure to accompany his Game 5 highlights with the oh-so-classy head-slamming of Subban.

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  • Pundit claims Arsenal star is heading for the exit this summer
Pundit claims Arsenal star is heading for the exit this summer

But much-respected Chilean journalist Fernando Solabarrieta has dropped the bombshell that Alexis is about to join City, with the deal set to go through as soon as the clubs have thrashed out a transfer fee. They will be loath to lose one of their key men to a domestic rival - but may decide to cash in should the right offer arrive. In the last...

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  • Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher
Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

He saddled victor Always Dreaming in the Derby. Sent out as the second choice at odds of 5-1, Tapwrit broke sharply and sat behind favorite Irish War Cry and longshot Meantime as the pair set a sharp pace of 23.88 for the first quarter.

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  • Copy-Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Copy-Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about Subban's breath during a Game 3 run-in, just kind of sat there and took it. The series is tied 2-2. Ellis had a seven-game points streak this postseason. He stuck with Murray, reunited Sheary with Crosby and Jake Guentzel, and stressed his team needed to play with urgency but not desperation after ...

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  • The PK Subban-Sidney Crosby war is epic
The PK Subban-Sidney Crosby war is epic

Backup Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. By the time Crosby earned a secondary assist on Kessel's goal 8:02 into the second to make it 5-0, the game was effectively over. Now Rinne goes into the biggest game of his career Sunday night needing yet another home victory to force the defending champs and the Sta...

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  • India take on South Africa in knockout game
India take on South Africa in knockout game

For South Africa , neither the batting not bowling looked to have clicked after a 19-run defeat by the D/L method against Pakistan in their previous match . "But I'm very excited with this opportunity for the team and for myself on the big stage to go and just enjoy what we do best, to play cricket and to enjoy each other's company out ther...

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