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Leicester close in on deal for Hull City's Eldin Jakupovic


The 24-year-old Czech Republic worldwide spent last season on loan at Fulham. Jakupovic played 22 games last season for the Tigers and Leicester are confident of securing the deal in the coming days. The Hull goalkeeper has been linked with the exit door this month, following the club's relegation to the Championship last season. However, Leicester are in advanced talks and he could become the second Hull player to join them this summer following the arrival of Harry Maguire. Read More »

Manchester United Complete Lindelof Signing

Manchester United have completed their first signing of what promises to be a busy few weeks for the club after finalising an eagerly anticipated deal for Benfica defender Victor Lindelof . He told MUTV that he was ready to fight for his place in the team. " I think I'm quite a calm player". When you have that, you get better as well. Read More »

Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

It is the 10th time in the last 12 grand slams that the Swiss, the victor here in 2015, has reached the last eight. Murray paid tribute to the victims of recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom post-match and was given a standing ovation by the crowd. Read More »

CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory

The bedrock trio of the team - Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green - were selected from rookie drafts, and not acquired from other teams via overpriced trades or the promise of inflated salaries. "So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff". "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". Read More »

Allen Iverson Rooted for Kevin Durant to Win Championship

You go to GSW, the team who beat you, when you're already on a title contender? Despite coming up on the losing end of The Finals for the fifth time in eight trips, James made National Basketball Association history against the Golden State Warriors this postseason. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

On this gaping, par-72 course, Fowler's 65 managed to match the 63s burned into the record book Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf shot at the 1980 U.S. "I just have to go out tomorrow and try to rectify those". "This was a fun, low round". Fowler paced the tournament field by playing almost flawless golf as he hit 12 of 14 fairways. Read More »

Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy


New Zealand will also be looking for England to do them a favour, as an Australia win would send the Kiwis out. In reply, New Zealand struggled to overcome the first over loss of Luke Ronchi for a golden duck and, although Kane Williamson struck an assured 87, his team mates were picked off by England's impressive attack. Read More »

Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017


He has lost five straight starts during the worst stretch of his career, charged with 27 runs in 22 2/3 innings including 11 home runs. Friday's game began as a pitchers duel but turned into an easy victory for the Yankees , who scored six runs in the final three innings after entering the sixth deadlocked at 2-2 with the Orioles . Read More »

Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open


Fowler is 0 for 29 in major championships so far and is probably the best player in the world currently without a major now that Sergio Garcia is off the board with his Masters win. Spieth began the day with a birdie on his second hole of the day (the 11th), but back-to-back birdies on the 4th and 5th holes during his back nine and a serious of near-misses left him settling with a one-over 73, as Martin Kaymer ended the day at level par. Read More »

Rickie Fowler's record-tying round highlights round one of the US Open

I had a lot of very makeable birdie chances and my iron play was good. "I hit the ball phenomenal, just didn't make anything", Spieth said after his round. Forty-four golfers broke par on a course that was softened by rain, generally unaffected by wind and possibly not so tough to begin with. A bit of rust and my timing was just a little bit off. Read More »

Belmont Stakes Racing Festival handle exceeds $124 million

Tapwrit found enough push late in Saturday's edition of the Belmont Stakes to sneak by favorite Irish War Cry and emerge victorious in the final moments. Up front, Irish War Cry put away Meantime and appeared a likely victor at the top of Belmont's long stretch. "The distance, I was sure he could handle it", winning jockey Ortiz said. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows


Open record for the lowest first-round score in relation to par. "I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire, and I felt sick to my stomach", American golfer Jamie Lovemark said. Leishman, who won the US PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, sits just two two shots back of American Fowler, who fired a seven-under-par 65. Read More »

NBA GM "Convinced" The Celtics Will Draft Josh Jackson

But just in case the Celtics have a change of heart and decide to turn to another highly-regarded draft prospect, Fultz is doing his due diligence to make sure he's not caught off guard. What do the C's think of Jackson? Danny can move them all. As the owner of the top overall pick, the draft doesn't start until the Celtics say so. Read More »

Kedar's spell made the difference, says skipper Kohli

Now India will play Pakistan in the final on Sunday. India were positive from the outset of their response, reaching 63 without loss in the first 10 overs, and the departure of Shikhar Dhawan (46) with the score at 87 merely allowed Kohli to join in the fun with Sharma. Read More »

Mercato OGCN: Lees-Melou a signé


Tout est allé très vite pour Pierre Lees-Melou. Le montant du transfert se situerait aux alentours de 5 millions d'euros, assorti de bonus sur une éventuelle revente du joueur. Lees-Melou sera présent à la reprise de l'OGCN, lundi au Parc des sports Charles-Ehrmann. Il sera intéressant de voir comment son nouvel entraîneur, Lucien Favre, parviendra à le faire progresser, encore. Read More »

Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade

The Warriors won 129-120 to. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations. Curry made $12.1 million in salary this season, less than 72 other players in the league . "From my eyes, they're built to last a few years". "Somebody asked me about (going to the White House) a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I ... Read More »

Monaco annonce l'arrivée de Benaglio — Officiel


L'information avait fuité en début de semaine et est désormais officielle. Ancien international helvète entre 2006 et 2014 (61 capes), le natif de Zürich a participé à un Euro et trois Coupes du Monde avec la Nati. Un statut qu'il conserve à l'ASM, mais dans un club qui joue la Ligue des Champions. Mais depuis quelques mois, Koen Casteels avait pris sa place et Benaglio devait se contenter d'un statut de remplaçant. Read More »

Thibaut Courtois' Chelsea contract talks stall over wage demands


Now, fans are starting to worry that not everything is as rosy as it may seem at Stamford Bridge and took to Twitter to voice their concerns regarding Courtois and his proposed new contract... The Belgium goalkeeper believes that the increase is justified after he recorded the highest number of clean sheets in the league last season as Chelsea won the title. Read More »

Le bis et la douzième pour le Real Madrid — Ligue des champions

Ce doublé, c'est aussi celui de Zinédine Zidane qui rentre un peu plus dans la légende madrilène et du football mondial. L EMATCH: le Real Madrid par K. Sur un ballon mal repoussé par la défense de la Juve, Casemiro a décoché une grosse frappe du droit en première intention. Et derrière, le Real a déroulé. Read More »

Team New Zealand Sinks in High Winds


Ainslie then sailed his best race of the regatta, winning by 20 seconds to stay alive. New Zealand's hotshot Peter Burling, the youngest helmsman in the event at 26, and British tactician Giles Scott, 29, both jumped straight back into the America's Cup boats after winning gold medals in Rio a year ago. Read More »

Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics

We're both competing for the same positions, so just stepping out on the court, I'm going to try and beat him in everything I do. After working out for the Lakers at their practice facility on Thursday, Fultz initially downplayed whether it matters where he's picked. Read More »

McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow


Van Heerden, who only posted brief moments of their time inside the ring, was less than complimentary and wrote on social media: "People telling me Mayweather will have his hands full trying to land on McGregor - stop it!" "I had an opportunity to work with him ( McGregor )", Van Heedern told TMZ . Read More »

Virat Kohli's Hilarious Expression Becomes A Meme And It'll Make You LOL


During the 36th over of the Bangladesh innings, when Kedar Jadhav bowled a full toss to Bangladesh batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim , it was Kohli who caught the ball lofted by Rahim. But Rohit Sharma was 123 not out at the other end, having shared an unbroken stand of 178 with his skipper. Mortaza was the only bowler to take a wicket. Read More »

What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

His middle name is the middle name of Paulina's mom, Janet Gretzky. Previously, the 32-year-old said that he would not participate in the tournament if Gretzky has not given birth prior to the event. She captioned it, "Coming soon..." Taken on a beach, the clip shows Johnson hitting a golf ball off the sand - which then explodes in a cloud of blue dust. Read More »