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Ex-United star urges defender to join Everton over the Red Devils


With a central defensive partner for Eric Bailly seemingly high on Jose Mourinho's transfer shortlist this summer, it appears as though he could be ready to settle on Keane to fill the role. The Dutchman had declared his interest in signing Keane in January too, but no official bid was lodged with the Clarets at the time . With Burnley virtually safe in the Premier League ahead of Sunday's home game against United there will be no upset from supporters about the Keane news breaking now, ... Read More »

Hernandez family planning private funeral in CT

Convicted murderer and former football star Aaron Hernandez killed himself in his prison cell at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts on Wednesday, April 19. Shortly before his arrest, Hernandez moved a large amount of money into three accounts: one for his fiancée; a second for his daughter; the third, where the most money was moved, was for that friend. Read More »

Leafs get boost on defence with Nikita Zaitsev's return

Kevin Fiala scored on a backhander 16:44 into overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the third period to push the Blackhawks to the brink of elimination with a 3-2 victory early Tuesday morning in Game 3 of the first-round series. Read More »

Red Sox throw behind Manny Machado's head, still lose series to Orioles

The Orioles' 6-2 loss before 35,522 at Oriole Park was overshadowed by Machado, just as the first game of the series was. He came up again in the eighth and Barnes' pitch whizzed behind Machado and hit his bat. Another positive sign was when Machado attempts to help Pedroia up at the end of the play, seeing that their was some sympathy tells me enough that this act wasn't intentional. Read More »

Dele Alli wins PFA young player of the year award


Pep Guardiola's close friend has offered an insight into the Manchester City manager's summer transfer plans, revealing his compatriot's desire to sign English players. Alli, who was controversially overlooked for the main Footballer of the Year prize, saw off competition from team-mate Harry Kane, Burnley's Michael Keane, Romelu Lukaku from Everton, Sunderland's Jordan Pickford and Manchester City's Leroy Sane to claim the award. Read More »

NFL draft: Browns still searching for franchise quarterback


While Myles Garrett seems like a guarantee to be picked first overall (Mitch Trubinsky the dark dark horse), it sounds like Solomon Thomas is being seriously floated as the second overall pick . Duke has the longest drought since having a player taken in the second round (Lennie Friedman, 1999) and third round (Anthony Dilweg, 1989). Of the five, Peppers is the likeliest to be drafted in the first round with Jackson nipping on his heels. Read More »

Premier League Preview: Chelsea vs. Southampton


Chelsea face a Southampton side who have had 10 days to prepare while Tottenham, who have the benefit of one more day of rest than Chelsea , play a Palace side who were in action on Sunday against Liverpool. Meanwhile, Claude Puel believes Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu is "not far off" the standard of newly-crowned PFA player of the year N'Golo Kante. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Larson mishap

His Hendrick Motorsorts team hit on something during Saturday's practice for his Chevrolet, and that locked him in for the race postponed a day by rain. Joey Logano in a Ford was fifth for Team Penske and Larson rallied to sixth. Martin Truex Jr ., the Stage 2 victor and leader of 116 laps, was also bitten by a speeding penalty on pit road with 34 laps remaining. Read More »

Monte Carlo Masters: Ramos defeats Murray 2-1

There were a couple of upsets as German Jan-Lennard Struff knocked out eighth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat 12th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 7-6 (3). Zverev, who turned 20 on Thursday, smashed his racquet in half after being broken twice by Nadal in the second set. "Previous year in Indian Wells was very close in the third (set), he had match point", Nadal said. Read More »

Holtby, Capitals edge Maple Leafs in overtime to win series 4-2


Going into the first round, this was perceived as a lopsided matchup. "It's a lot of fun, so let's just keep enjoying ourselves, and let's go into Toronto, and let's play right". But owner Phil Anschutz's organization subsequently promoted the two most likely internal candidates to replace them, preferring stability with Stevens and longtime assistant general manager Rob Blake over an extensive franchise overhaul. Read More »

Real's title credentials to be tested at Riazor


Suarez let Rakitic's pass run into Messi's path and the Argentinian swerved past Dani Carvajal to finish unerringly past Keylor Navas for his 499th Barcelona goal. "He allowed us to have superiority in midfield, we wanted him on ball as often as possible". "Perhaps in more central areas it's hard because there's more density on our rivals' part, but he participated a lot". Read More »

Harry Kane: Tottenham want to win Premier League for Ugo Ehiogu


He explained his cunning plan afterwards, saying the proximity of tomorrow's vital home league game against Southampton had been central to his thinking. Instead, the Blues are likely to gain a psychological boost from their victory as they look to maintain a four-point lead in the title race. "I think that now at Chelsea we are in a period of transition", the Chelsea head coach said. Read More »

Michigan football team arrives in Italy


Walk along with the University of MI football team as it tours the Pantheon and other notable spots in Rome. The entire group has yet to arrive — more will be on the way Monday. Harbaugh solicited short essays from players interested in meeting Pope Francis, and Makki and Newsome were the two players chosen. The outspoken head coach has put his own unique spin on spring practices since he took over prior to the 2015 season, And this spring is no different, as the Wolverines are taking a ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Three at the back not guaranteed to stay

But in the first round match of the current championship in London, Arsenal and Middlesbrough played a 0-0 draw. " The first time in 20 years, that shows you that even in my age you can change. "It gave a bit of reassurance and that's what we need at the moment", Wenger told Arsenal's official website of his decision to switch to a back three. Read More »

David Beckham hails PFA winning duo N'Golo Kante and Dele Alli


Kante becomes only the third Chelsea player to win the award since Norman Hunter picked up the first-ever award in 1973-74. Conte was happy and "proud" for Kante's best player award but he admitted that he has yet to find his voice as he comes to the end of his second year in English football. Read More »

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets

But the Rangers were a little over.500 at Madison Square Garden at 21-16-4 and need to win Game 4 in order to even the series heading to Montreal for Game 5 on Thursday. SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose's victory in Game 4 followed consecutive shutout losses and tied the Western Conference quarterfinal vs. Edmonton at two wins apiece. Read More »

Griezmann scores from spot as Atletico beat Leicester 1-0


Atletico Madrid match-winner Antoine Griezmann forced Leicester City into a tactical re-think as the Premier League titleholder was beaten 1-0 in the Champions League at the Vicente Calderon . He has to get that one right, he can't guess on those things. However, there was a blow when defensive linchpin Robert Huth was booked for a foul on Griezmann which rules him out of Tuesday's second leg at the King Power Stadium . Read More »

Apple delays release of first original series 'Carpool Karaoke'


Scheduled for sixteen 30-minute episodes, it will feature interviews with numerous celebs, including Will Smith, Shaq, Metallica, John Cena, and Alicia Keys. According to AppleInsider , the " Carpool Karaoke " series pairs musicians, sports stars, actors and other famous personalities together. Apple reportedly bought the rights to the " The Late Late Show with James Corden " segment back in mid-2016. Read More »

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series


Steve Kerr missed 43 games during Golden State's record-breaking 73-win season past year due to complications from a back surgery and a spinal fluid leak. That was followed by praise for James' teammates for their efforts, which then led into his best thoughts for Kerr. In Kerr's absence, assistant Mike Brown will continue to fill in as the acting head coach . Read More »

Hungry Raptors rebound in tough battle with Bucks to tie series


The Toronto Raptors have evened their best-of-seven National Basketball Association playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks at two games apiece winning 87-76 on Saturday afternoon. Tony Snell led Milwaukee with 19 points. He looked nearly unstoppable, torching every defender Milwaukee tried on him. "I knew what I was trying to do, I was trying to set the tone early that it was going to be a physical game for him", said Powell. Read More »

Warriors' Kerr noncommittal about return to postseason

Marc Stein of ESPN noted Kerr announced Sunday he won't coach Monday's contest, while Chris Haynes of ESPN reported the coach said he may not return during the entire postseason if his back doesn't get better. "I'm not going to do that to our team, to our staff". In addition to being without superstar Kevin Durant and role players Shaun Livingston and Matt Barnes , the team will now be without head coach Steve Kerr. Read More »

Prosecutors say Dortmund bus bomber had profit, not terror, in mind

On Friday, police in Germany arrested a 28-year-old known as Sergei V over last Tuesday's attack which damaged Borussia Dortmund's team bus and injured defender and Spanish worldwide Marc Bartra. Bartra later underwent surgery on his arm and wrist, but reassured fans on Instagram the next day that he was doing " much better ". A police officer accompanying the bus also suffered trauma from the blast. Read More »

Serena Williams is pregnant with her first child

If Williams is indeed 20 weeks pregnant, that would mean she was approximately two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open in January. The Belarussian has as far to go to reach the top as anybody in this selection, Sharapova aside, but Azarenka's progress will be fascinating, once she returns to action after giving birth to her first child. Read More »