• Man Utd Ready To Activate Griezmann's Release Clause
Man Utd Ready To Activate Griezmann's Release Clause

Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann (£86million), Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier (£40m), Burnley defender Michael Keane (£30m) and Monaco youngster Tiemoue Bakayoko (£45m) are the top priorities, according to The Times .

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  • Predators rally to beat Ducks
Predators rally to beat Ducks

Filip Forsberg tied it up at 3:54 of the third as the Predators rallied for the win against an Anaheim team that has notched four comeback victories already when trailing by multiple goals this postseason. In that game, Arvidsson recorded a goal and an assist. The Predators did a solid job for most of Game 1 and the first period of Game 2 in clo...

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  • Motorcycling: Rossi recovering after motocross accident
Motorcycling: Rossi recovering after motocross accident

Valentino Rossi's night was quiet at the Rimini's hospital, in Italy. The Italian rider, who rides for the factory Yamaha team ( Movistar Yamaha ), was rushed to a local hospital for a medical check-up, following the accident. Rossi is now third in the MotoGP world championship and sits 23 points behind team-mate Maverick Viñales. If the results...

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  • LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'
LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

Leaving nothing to doubt, Cleveland jumped on Boston early - taking a double-digit lead less than five minutes into the affair and not looking back the rest of the way. "I'm really proud of our guys". Former Longhorn Tristan Thompson only recorded 6 points and 5 rebounds for the Cavs, but Cleveland was +33 while he was on the floor.

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  • James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader
James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

It will be the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third straight year. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night to set up a NBA Finals rematch with the Golden State Warriors .

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  • NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule)
NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule)

The league will showcase the two best teams again when the NBA Finals tip off on Thursday night (ABC, 9 p.m. ET). Durant's only other time in the Finals was 2012 when he was with Oklahoma City, but the Thunder lost to the Miami Heat in a series that made James a champion for the first time.

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  • Arsene Wenger makes huge goalkeeping call ahead of FA Cup final
Arsene Wenger makes huge goalkeeping call ahead of FA Cup final

And when you're in football , winning trophies is what it's all about. "They won a lot of trophies in this tournament". Their wealth of injuries means Per Mertesacker could make his first start in nearly 13 months, although he's unsure if he's even fit enough to play.

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  • Rafael Nadal: I almost destroyed my wrist at French Open
Rafael Nadal: I almost destroyed my wrist at French Open

There will be no gentle start for favourites at the French Open this weekend, with nine-time victor Rafa Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic on a semi-final collision course. Murray has endured a wretched season by his standards with an elbow injury not helping his cause. The Spaniard, who hits 31 next week, has turned back the cl...

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  • Irving, James rally Cavs, take 3-1 lead over Celtics
Irving, James rally Cavs, take 3-1 lead over Celtics

The Cavaliers extended the lead of the best-of-seven series to 3-1 on Tuesday night after winning Game 4. "I feel we have to have some type of adversity in order to be successful", he said. Asked about suffering his injury, Irving said, "My adrenaline is still going at this point, so I'm pretty sure when I get home my body will probably hate ...

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  • Murray looks to rediscover his form at Roland Garros
Murray looks to rediscover his form at Roland Garros

Barring any upsets, Milos Raonic will have to go through Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals at the French Open , and then Kei Nishikori in the semifinals. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for RG and will do everything possible to be ready. He has been considered to be one of the greatest returners of all time.

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  • Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'
Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

Cech believes Arsenal can follow Chelsea's lead and bounce straight back into the Champions League - but only if the squad is kept together. Since Jurgen Klopp arrived, our discipline has been so good because we've usually got the ball! A couple of players including Alexis Sanchez , Gabriel Paulista could miss out on the clash against ...

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  • Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title.

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  • Ernie Els penalizes himself after chipping in for eagle at BMW PGA
Ernie Els penalizes himself after chipping in for eagle at BMW PGA

World number 16 Tyrrell Hatton , who finished seventh past year, described the new greens as "100 times better" and Poulter is hoping they can help him build on his runners-up finish in the Players Championship earlier this month. The PGA of America says they're going to determine whether the PGA Championship is moved to May by the end of August...

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  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces changes to celebrations policy
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces changes to celebrations policy

Especially since the amount of ties in the National Football League would have increased by 220 percent in the last five seasons if overtime only lasted for 10 minutes. The league has liked the results so much, that it is now expanding it to allow teams to bring back two players from IR. Overtime was also changed to a shorter period.

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  • ESPN hires Chip Kelly as studio analyst
ESPN hires Chip Kelly as studio analyst

After being spurned by professional football, Kelly has signed a multi-year deal with ESPN to serve as an in-studio analyst of the college game. Kelly's foray into television will have him working Saturdays on ESPN2's college football pre-game, halftime and studio shows.

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  • Rooney 'a very important player' - Mourinho
Rooney 'a very important player' - Mourinho

On a wider level, it was also a moment to cheer for the team's home city, grieving some 2,000 km away. The Monday attack at the Manchester Arena where 22 people were killed overshadowed much of the game. "It looks like he needs some help, so we are desperate to find who he is and give him six months free accommodation and a little bit of money to...

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  • Manchester bombing: Premier League champions Chelsea cancel their victory parade
Manchester bombing: Premier League champions Chelsea cancel their victory parade

Chelsea are looking to complete a domestic double by beating Arsenal at Wembley having already won the Premier League title. "The last game I played, I played on the right side". Chelsea have some excellent players at their disposal and the bookies agree that they could have what it takes to close down Arsenal's key players.

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  • Ton-up Morgan leaves Proteas with stiff chase
Ton-up Morgan leaves Proteas with stiff chase

He later returned to the field, but did not add to his two overs, although Morgan revealed that Stokes had been cleared to bowl by medical staff but made the on-field call to keep him on the shelf with the game all-but won. They dominated the bowling and manipulated us, probably 20-30 above par and we didn't bat well enough. For England , pacema...

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  • Manchester bomber's brother aware of attack plans, says Libyan security force
Manchester bomber's brother aware of attack plans, says Libyan security force

Police are trying to determine whether suicide bomber Salman Abedi acted alone when he set off his explosives at the end of a pop concert at a Manchester arena . The U.K.'s national terror threat level has been raised to " critical " from "severe' after an evaluation by terrorism specialists". Muye Li, a 23-year-old student who lives on th...

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  • Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future
Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

But this now looks an increasingly forlorn hope for Rooney , England s record goalscorer with 53 goals and their most capped outfielder with 119 appearances for his country. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC's future is unclear - who could be the Manchester United star's next club? The Portuguese has endured plenty of criticism this season, with United finis...

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  • Liverpool's James Milner targets trophies after top-four finish
Liverpool's James Milner targets trophies after top-four finish

The Argentinian has struggled to win over manager Pep Guardiola, but still managed to hit 33 goals in all competitions and lead the way for City in Dream Team points. Giroud signed a contract extension in January along with fellow Frenchmen Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin. He has, however, indicated that his future will be discussed at...

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  • Mertesacker to make most of unexpected Cup final chance
Mertesacker to make most of unexpected Cup final chance

He has been embraced by the Chelsea fans and walked off the pitch after last weekend's Premier League title celebrations wearing a wizard's hat in reference to the chant in which Blues fans sing that Fabregas "wears a magic hat". "Not much because the pressure was high, especially against Hull, because we had not won the FA Cup for a while", ...

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  • Chris Paul: Clippers concerned with Spurs interest in CP3
Chris Paul: Clippers concerned with Spurs interest in CP3

If several Spurs players opt-in with their player options, the club could have less than $10 million in cap space. Chris Paul has interest from other teams, and the Clippers have a chance to try and trade or sign for their next point guard.

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  • FA Cup final: Wenger to start Ospina against Chelsea
FA Cup final: Wenger to start Ospina against Chelsea

One of the Opposition leader's election rallies in Leamington Spa was even attended by teenage Arsenal fans who held up a " Wenger Out" sign as he addressed supporters. Only this season they haven't qualified in the Champions League. But I definitely prefer Petr Cech, I think he's a better keeper, and I also think that Cech should reap the r...

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  • Djokovic, coach Agassi already 'clicked' after first day
Djokovic, coach Agassi already 'clicked' after first day

The Scot has gone out in the early rounds of several tournaments so far this year, but will be looking to put his current bad form behind him when his bid to win his first Roland Garros title begins next week. But, you know, all these guys have won grand slams before. The victor of the match will face the victor of Laurent Lokoli , a 22-year-...

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  • Djokovic, Nadal on French Open semi-final collision course
Djokovic, Nadal on French Open semi-final collision course

The 20-year-old Alexander Zverev beat Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open on Sunday, while the 23-year-old Dominic Thiem also impressed in the tournament , defeating Rafael Nadal . His whiplash forehand is back to its fizzing best, his serving stats are as good as ever and there are no obvious signs of the injuries that have plagued him.

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  • Manchester United planning £200million summer spree, including Antoine Griezmann and Eric Dier
Manchester United planning £200million summer spree, including Antoine Griezmann and Eric Dier

Griezmann rose to prominence especially during the Euro 2016 wherein he was adjudged the Player of the Tournament - a result of his blistering performances for France. Antoine Griezmann has intimated he's willing to stay with Atletico Madrid - if they buy top quality this summer. "I don't know what will happen but of course I like him".

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  • Jose Mourinho hopeful Europa League trophy will make Manchester
Jose Mourinho hopeful Europa League trophy will make Manchester "a little happier"

The only remaining was to win the UEFA Europa League . David Beckham, the English midfielder who brought increased visibility to American soccer and won two Major League Soccer titles while playing for the Galaxy from 2007 to 2012, is among 12 first-time candidates on the 33-player ballot for the U.S.

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  • James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader
James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

James moves past him to the top of the list in his 212th career playoff game. "The comparison of always trying to compare people either living or still playing or not playing, I think it's great for barbershops, but for me I'm just trying to put my mark on the game and leave a legacy behind so I can inspire the next group of kids that want to play ...

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  • Cavs' Smith expects 'better' LeBron in Game 4
Cavs' Smith expects 'better' LeBron in Game 4

James, who was a surprising dud in Boston's Game 3 win, had 10 points on 5-of-9 shooting in the half. However, there are still troubling signs, such as that the Cavs have been outscored by five points in first halves alone when James sits.

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  • Players Championship victor prepares for military duty
Players Championship victor prepares for military duty

On Sunday at TPC Sawgrass , 21-year-old South Korean Si Woo Kim cruised to a victory at The Players Championship with a flawless bogey-free round to earn $1.89 million. "But I think I've still got some work to do". His last hurdle was getting by the final two holes where not even his two-shot lead was safe - the island green at the par-3 17t...

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  • William McGirt shares the lead after 18 holes at The Players Championship
William McGirt shares the lead after 18 holes at The Players Championship

The Players Stadium Course must be some kind of easy, eh? When McIlroy is healthy and on his game, few players are more compelling. Other changes were more cosmetic. The Sheffield-born player's form - including becoming the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters in April - has resulted in his world ranki...

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  • Red Sox lefty Price to return Monday
Red Sox lefty Price to return Monday

After scoring 7 runs in the 7th inning on Wednesday night, the Red Sox offense carried over momentum in Thursday night's game. The only walk Texas drew led to the Rangers' second run. Boston LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (3-1, 3.10 ERA) faces RHP Yovani Gallardo (2-4, 5.84) tonight in the series opener. Despite all the strikeouts, Texas manager Jef...

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  • LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness
LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The 32-year-old James, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 postseason games to surpass Jordan , a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games. Boston's Avery Bradley tried to fight back with 14 points in the second quarter. Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Deron Williams added 14 po...

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  • Who will win the Stanley Cup finals?
Who will win the Stanley Cup finals?

What he told them was simple: "We're human beings". The Ottawa Senators' spectacular run came to an end of Thursday night. Schultz was the only one who returned to the lineup for Game 7, scoring a goal and adding an assist on the OT victor.

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