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LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized

LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized Draymond Green says LeBron James can claim the G.O.A.T. title if people want to give it to him, he just can't be crowned a champion again this season. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, Dec. 8, 2014, in NY. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

The Warriors , who welcomed back coach Steve Kerr after he missed 11 games with health issues following 2015 back surgery, grabbed a 2-0 edge in the best-of-seven series, which shifts to Cleveland for games three and four on Wednesday and Friday. [Full Article...]

Arsenal makes defender Kolasinac its 1st offseason recruit

Arsenal makes defender Kolasinac its 1st offseason recruit Kolasinac's arrival is expected to lead to the departure of Kieran Gibbs with Nacho Monreal staying at the club to act as support while also providing another option in the back three. I take this opportunity to thank my mentor Norbert Elgert who did the key things to shape my life and career. Kolasinac provided five assists last season, the most of any defender in the Bundesliga , and Wenger... [Full Article...]

Arsenal plot monster £122m move, Wenger talks 'red carpet treatment'

Arsenal plot monster £122m move, Wenger talks 'red carpet treatment' It also states that Wenger is hoping that he will be able to convince Mbappe that a move to Arsenal is the right decision for him at this stage of his career. Mbappe was quizzed on who he believed to be the hardest player he had come up against so far and, without hesitation, the striker stated that Juventus' world-class goalkeeper had proven to be his biggest nemesis. [Full Article...]

Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'

Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism' United won the Europa League during the week to end their season with three pieces of silverware following their successes in the Community Shield and EFL Cup. Still, these are exciting times for United. The mindset is changing, though. And Mourinho, in Monte Carlo to watch the Monaco Grand Prix, says from now on it is down to Woodward to make sure United have a squad capable of winning th... [Full Article...]

Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic French Open quarter-finals back to Wednesday

Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic French Open quarter-finals back to Wednesday That was only the second time that Djokovic lost a final set by the score of 6-0 in his 937 career tour-level matches. "So now I'm just figuring it all out, and obviously there are things to think about and to work on, and we'll see where it takes me", he said. [Full Article...]

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has explained how Zinedine Zidane identified a weakness in the Juventus defence that was key to their Champions League triumph. Bale has now won the Champions League three times since joining Madrid from Tottenham in 2013. With Madrid playing a 4-4-2 formation with a diamond midfield and featuring no traditional wingers, the onus fell on Modric and... [Full Article...]

Nadal, Djokovic Held Up in Paris by Weather

Nadal, Djokovic Held Up in Paris by Weather On the clay courts of Paris in the middle of the second week of the Open championship of France on tennis . Although the black-and-white stripes looked striking on the red clay, some fashion watchers on social media wondered if two zebras were on the loose when Austrian star Dominic Thiem and German Alexander Zverev played each other wearing the exact same Adidas outfit. [Full Article...]

Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 3 times, drives in 8 runs

Louis Cardinals . Scooter Gennett has hit his fourth home run of the night, becoming the 17th player in Major League Baseball history to do so, and the first since Josh Hamilton in 2012. Carlos Gonzalez also hit a home run for the Rockies, who can sweep the two-game interleague set on Wednesday. A diminutive infielder has done all of them one better. [Full Article...]

Peter Bosz resigns: Ajax manager steps down, expected to take Dortmund job

Peter Bosz resigns: Ajax manager steps down, expected to take Dortmund job Dortmund had finished third in the Bundesliga this season and won the German Cup. The 53-year-old will be woking closely with the powers-that-be at Borussia Dortmund , something that proved to be a key downfall in the Thomas Tuchel era at the club. [Full Article...]

Kyle Larson Wins Dover Xfinity Race

He circled the mile track one more time and took the checkered flag under caution. Kyle Larson led the field ahead of Johnson, who had a stronger restart and took over the lead on the final lap. 19 vehicle when Carl Edwards retired before the season. "Definitely proud of our finish today", said Truex, "I can't even tell you how challenging this track was with these cars and this aero pack... [Full Article...]

Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three

Even as the Cavaliers return to the warm embrace of Quicken Loans Arena, the scene of their NBA Finals revival one year ago, it's apparent the Warriors in these NBA Finals not like the Warriors of those NBA Finals. "You should not get complacent", Klay Thompson said. "That will benefit us most, in how we adjust to those things". "Game 3 has been a little rough for us historically - and esp... [Full Article...]

Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move

Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move Lue is adamant if the Cavs stay with their game plan and play better they can get back in the series. The Raiders are scheduled to move to Las Vegas beginning with the 2020 National Football League season. Objectively, this is an attractive time to join the Raiders. "I don't know, I think it's no different". Lynch made even greater rumblings once the Raiders left the practice field: He stood... [Full Article...]

Playoff Buzz: Game 7 lineups up in air for Penguins, Senators

Craig Anderson made 45 saves for the Senators. The series is now tied 3-3 with Game 7 - and a chance to play the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final - set for Thursday in Pittsburgh . In order for the Senators to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, Anderson will have to replicate his play in Game 6. While the Penguins admitted he played well, they feel they could have done mor... [Full Article...]

Murray into French Open QF with 650th career win

Murray into French Open QF with 650th career win Impressive wins over Juan Martin del Potro and Karen Khachanov in the last two rounds have suggested Murray is capable of matching last year's run to the final. Women's No. 3 seed Simona Halep only needed one hour to get past Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1, while her opponent in the quarter-finals Elina Svitolina had to bounce back from the brink of an elimination to beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3,... [Full Article...]

New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

Cardiff , Jun 5 England captain Eoin Morgan has insisted his side have learnt the lessons from their "men against boys" defeat by New Zealand at the 2015 World Cup as they prepare to face the Blackcaps in the Champions Trophy . Obviously if you are not on the money, it can go pear shaped but we have got a bit of pace in the change room, so when we get it right like we did today, we can clos... [Full Article...]

Everton's Lukaku says he's reached agreement with new club

Everton's Lukaku says he's reached agreement with new club Chelsea is said to be Lukaku's destination of choice ( Daily Mail ), with Antonio Conte's side keen to snap him up. "I want to improve and I know where I want to do that", the striker, who is on global duty with the Red Devils, said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Man United top Forbes' most valuable soccer teams list

Man United top Forbes' most valuable soccer teams list United were valued at $3.69 billion by the American business magazine, ahead of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid . Manchester United's enduring brand appeal and aggressive sponsorship strategies had helped the Premier League side reclaim top spot. [Full Article...]

Anatomy of a Stalled Transfer: Mohamed Salah to Liverpool

Anatomy of a Stalled Transfer: Mohamed Salah to Liverpool Roma president Jim Pallotta says there is "nothing in" reports suggesting that Liverpool are closing in on a deal for Mohamed Salah . The Egypt worldwide has been sought-after by Jurgen Klopp's side in recent weeks and the Reds reportedly had an opening offer of £28 million rejected for the winger recently. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates Reporter Kate Battersby noted that Agassi was "less than a picture of relaxation, fidgeting in his chair and keeping up a relentless point-by-point commentary with Djokovic's brother Marko". Spaniard Nadal, bidding for a 10th French Open title, is now playing Benoit Paire. "That's the only thing that wasn't great for me". The nine-time Roland Garros champion has been in fantastic form on clay ... [Full Article...]


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