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Everton fans react to Pickford, Klaassen arrivals - 'Buzzing', 'we're going places'

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The 24-year-old Netherlands worldwide played in Ajax's Europa League final defeat to Manchester United last season. "I'm an attacking midfielder player who likes to get in the box", he said. Should the terms of each of the add-ons be met, Pickford would become Everton's record signing, eclipsing the £28 million they paid Chelsea for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku in 2014. Read More »

La France battue par l'Italie — Ligue Mondiale

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Cette défaite est sans conséquence dans cette Ligue mondiale car les Français avaient déjà validé leur billet pour la phase finale. Ces indisponibilités, ajoutées à une forme de décompression mentale liée à l'absence de pression, ont joué face à une formation que les Bleus avaient dominée six jours plus tôt à Pau (3 sets à 1). Read More »

Blazing birdie run puts Hadwin in US Open hunt

No fewer than 44 players ducked under par in the first round, and as the second round unfolded Friday, the 7,839-yard layout continued to give up birdies freely. Another warm, dry day is drying out the course during the second round of the U.S. Open, and the players are noticing a difference. "So it was a simple day when you look back on it and how we kind of pieced our way around the golf course". Read More »

Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

Open record for consecutive birdies until he was told after the round. The USGA issued this statement: "The USGA was saddened to learn that a spectator at Erin Hills passed away a short time ago". Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf each shot 7-under 63 in the first round at Baltusrol in the 1980 U.S. Open. He also joined McIlroy (2011 at Congressional) and Tiger Woods (2000 at Pebble Beach) as the only players to shoot 66 or better in the opening round without a bogey. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly warned Manchester United that they must splash out £50m if they are to land midfielder Eric Dier this summer. "But Fabinho they view as an alternative". According to Metro , the 23-year-old is eager to make a move to Old Trafford and work under manager Jose Mourinho . Even Victor Lindelof is capable of playing at both centre back and right back positions. Read More »

Out-of-sorts McIlroy on course to miss out after opening 78

Open record. That equalled the lowest score in relation to par in the first round of a US Open , Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf having both shot 63 in the first round on the par-70 layout at Baltusrol in 1980. The year's second major started without Phil Mickelson , the five-times major victor withdrawing to attend his daughter's high school graduation. Looking at the stats, the 2012 victor, Webb Simpson, who was six off the lead and tied for 23rd after round one, is the only victor this ... Read More »

Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

Golden State general manager Bob Myers also was moved to tears given Kerr's courageous Finals comeback from an 11-game absence while dealing with complications from back surgery following the 2015 title run. But like I said, we'll all figure something out. That sparked Golden State's push to sign Durant, who chose to leave his original team, the Oklahoma City Thunder . Read More »

One Fewer Club For Celtic To Battle In Patrick Roberts Chase

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A fee and personal terms were agreed the previous day to make the 29-year-old Irishman, who had been on holiday in Paris, Brendan Rodgers' first signing of the window. Huddersfield Town have been promoted to the Premier League! Having impressed at Celtic , Roberts is on the City boss' radar, and would be happy to spend the season at the Etihad rather than on loan - providing he plays of course. Read More »

Draymond Green trolls LeBron James hard at victory parade

Asked to explain his shirt by Rosalyn Gold-Onwude of NBC Sports Bay Area, Green said , "The Q?" And so, it wasn't that (what James said) didn't sit well with me. "I'm petty. I've been waiting for a while coming up with ideas". What's more, Green is exhausted of the idea that the Warriors cheated the system by adding Durant in free agency last summer. Read More »

LeBron James, The Player, GM and Owner

With the summer months upon us, the National Basketball Association rumor mill is operating at full force, and speculation that LeBron James will opt out of the third year of his contract after next season are among those rumors. Analysts say this move is beneficial for him. The best part was that LeBron finally, after many years , embraced his baldness. The possibility of Miami again, based on how they, what that team looks like and where they are. Read More »

Fowler beats up Erin Hills

At Erin Hills , Day, now ranked No. 3 in the world, stands to miss the weekend rounds after going 7-over, a score compounded by triple bogeys on Nos. Right behind was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler , who went 28 holes before making his first bogey and then went three holes without making a par. Read More »

Lopez upsets Berdych, Zverev stops Haas at Stuttgart Open

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The 35-year-old Spaniard needed one hour and 34 minutes to beat World No. 80 Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, reports Efe. French fourth seed Lucas Pouille held off a fightback attempt from German Philipp Kohlschreiber to earn a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 trip to the final four. Read More »

Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning his fourth round match against Russia's Karen Khachanov Roland Garros , Paris June 5, 2017. Wawrinka was surprised to see the sixth seed win so easily, particularly picking up a bagel in the third set against the reigning champion. Read More »

Draymond Just Broke Out This Shirt At Warriors Parade

Golden State is a worthy opponent. "They're going to be around for a while", LeBron said of the Warriors who he's battled for the National Basketball Association title in three straight years. The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games. Read More »

Weather forecast not working in Phil Mickelson's favor at US Open

In a wide-ranging press conference ahead of the 2017 event, the organisations's Senior Managing Director of Rules, Competitions & Equipment Standards, John Bodenhamer, outlined a comprehensive upgrade to the way the USGA will deal with real-time rules issues beginning at Erin Hills . Read More »

Need to be mentally ready for big matches: Mortaza

The opening duo of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan once again displayed their class, giving team India a ideal start. "What we have to do is repeat the similar sort of cricket we have played so far". Kohli, who has enormous respect for the former Indian skipper took the call and sent Jadhav. Jadhav responded to his skipper Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper MS Dhoni's call. Read More »

Draymond takes shot at LeBron over super team comments

He added , "But I don't look at it as". At a rally after the parade, Green mocked James' contention that he had never played for a super team. "I think within Cleveland and around the league they feel that he is very much in play to leave again and likely head out West to one of the two LA teams". Read More »

Draymond Green and LeBron James are having an NBA Finals Insta-beef

Perhaps this is Green's payback for what LeBron James did when they clinched the championship past year and wore an " Ultimate Warrior " shirt as he made his way back to his hometown. James teamed up with All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Two-time MVP Stephen Curry, who gave up his mantle as best player on the team to Kevin Durant in pursuit of this title, still is ostensibly the most popular player with the team's fan base. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

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This time it has been hard for me, but my relationship with this tournament is special . With this victory, he moved above Pete Sampras in the list of all-time Grand Slam winners. And then there was this: Federer finished with 35 unforced errors, Nadal only seven. He is now 3-1 in Grand Slam finals. Telling Words: "Rafael was very nervous in the locker room. Read More »

With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

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The Spaniards were on the front foot as they held on to possession in the first quarter of the game. " Real Madrid deserved to win in the second half". "This season was unbelievable again, last season was wonderful". "The most important (thing) is that I again had an wonderful season, me and my team-mates have done the double". Read More »

Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

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Fellow major champion Lexi Thompson , coming off a playoff loss to Ariya Jutanugarn on Sunday in Canada, followed her opening 64 with a 68 to join 2016 runner-up Carlota Ciganda (64) and Mi Jung Hur (66) at 10 under. "This is definitely a great layout for my game", she said. It's been a little bit of a rough season so far, not getting the results that I've been looking for. Read More »