• Everton legend Southall welcomes 'bargain deal' Pickford
Everton legend Southall welcomes 'bargain deal' Pickford

Pickford, 23, is now preparing for the Under-21 European Championship and is expected to undergo a medical and finalise his move to Goodison Park when he returns from the tournament in Poland. Everton are understood to be at an advanced stage of negotiations with Ajax for their captain and are interested in the Burnley defender Michael Keane, Swan...

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  • Simmons' two-run homer leads Angels past Yankees, 7-5
Simmons' two-run homer leads Angels past Yankees, 7-5

The best play of the game was provided by Aaron Hicks , who denied Luis Valbuena of a first-inning grand slam by jumping high enough to get his glove over the center-field wall and bring the ball back into play with a brilliant grab. Buyouts coming to your agency? Didi Gregorius extend his hit streak to 16 consecutive games with an infield sin...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

It said that the Real Madrid number seven had not hidden any income from the tax authorities or defrauded Spain . Athletes must still, however, pay taxes on other income earned in Spain . Ronaldo was the highest earning athlete in the world a year ago, according to Forbes , making 77 million euros. He is unlikely to go to prison as unde...

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  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. takes jab at media with special cleats
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. takes jab at media with special cleats

According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the New York Giants wide receiver reported to the team's facility in East Rutherford, New Jersey for a physical in advance of tomorrow's start of a mandatory three-day minicamp. Considering Odell Beckham hasn't even been in attendance and Brandon Marshall is learning the offense, this isn't a surprise. "It w...

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  • Stephen Curry: 'We're Just Getting Started'
Stephen Curry: 'We're Just Getting Started'

Durant pumped in 39 points and the Warriors won their second championship in three seasons by taking Game 5 of the finals, 129-120 over the Cavaliers . They have the second pick in next week's draft, and a roster full of young players. It's weird how human evolution goes in reverse in sports. And so I don't know as far as me personally right no...

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  • Johnson has shot to join Strange
Johnson has shot to join Strange

There is a lot of skill to chipping on this golf course too. Bodenhamer said Pagel will be the "field general" directing the other four committee members and that any decision Pagel makes will be final. It gives him a good sense of the place. You can't really play from the rough . It's fescue, but not all of it is the typically wispy stuff you...

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  • Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar
Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar

But it is certainly a risk for the Italian to dismiss Costa before a replacement has officially been brought in - especially as there are so few players like the Spaniard out there. "Thanks to God I'm not lacking teams [to join]", he said. "It would be nice to return to Atletico, but it is hard to be four-five months without playing", Costa add...

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  • Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to contest French Open semi-final
Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to contest French Open semi-final

Logic suggested the steady approach she adopted after losing the first-set tiebreak would get the job done for the experienced Swiss, not the white-knuckle rollercoaster tennis Ostapenko was playing. And what are the chances of two players who will be up against each other both stepping out in a major semi-final on their birthdays? Waves of weat...

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  • Johnson seeks to repeat as US Open champion
Johnson seeks to repeat as US Open champion

These are the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open . However, that rough is well left and right of the fairways . "Played 18 holes today to get a feel of the golf course". Pagel will be the chief referee for the U.S. Open, who can make immediate decisions that would stand. Facing a risk-reward choice in the final round at Congressio...

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  • Golden State Warriors win fifth National Basketball Association title
Golden State Warriors win fifth National Basketball Association title

This is the most watched NBA Finals since 1998, even besting last season's seven-game classic. Their run was better than anything Bill Russell or Larry Bird did in Boston, so they should be able to claim a spot on the list of the NBA's best teams ever.

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  • Dembele scores late victor as France beat England
Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

He picked out Kane lurking near the back post for an easy finish. However, the relentless pace of that league also makes it hard to know when to save energy for when it's most needed - the way the midfields of France , Spain, Germany and Italy do.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Weather forecast for India vs Bangladesh semifinal
ICC Champions Trophy: Weather forecast for India vs Bangladesh semifinal

One more pic showing Taskin Ahmed holding MS Dhoni's head also became viral during previous year when India and Bangladesh were to face each other in Asia Cup final. The Bangla Tigers though ran them close in the 2015 ICC World Cup and the 2016 WT20 and their victory over New Zealand in the group phase clearly shows they are a side ready to cha...

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  • Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England
Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Showing great composure he cut in and got away a shot that Heaton denied, only for France to score another rebound as Sidibe turned in. "We've just got to learn quickly how to manage games in situations like that". "No (it's not bigger than I thought), if I'm honest", the England boss said. He was told yesterday morning he would start the...

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  • Johnson opens back-to-back bid
Johnson opens back-to-back bid

However, the course seems to favor the smart player. First, there is the matter of trying to figure out Erin Hills . Like any other player at the U.S. Dana Fry is one of three designers responsible for Erin Hills and he believes that the ninth hole has a chance to become one of the game's iconic par 3s.

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  • Lakers working out Markelle Fultz
Lakers working out Markelle Fultz

For teams at the top of the draft , that task can lead franchises into prospects' past and off-court life. The Lakers are now sitting with the number two overall pick with no clear direction on who they would want to use that pick on. 2 who are whispering sweet nothings into his ear. He is a prolific scorer and playmaker. Smith, who averaged...

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  • Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting
Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting

He said he was about to hit during batting practice when he heard a loud "bang" and saw a person with a rifle. A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. " Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police Officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very br...

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  • Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title
Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

Defending champion Dustin Johnson may have arrived late to the venue this week following the birth of his baby boy but he'll be hoping to take advantage of a long-hitters' paradise come blast off tomorrow. Stricker took care of that by winning the qualifying tournament in Memphis. "But I look at more during the round knowing that, OK, the middl...

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  • World Cup Qualifying Table, Standings and Updated Points After USA Draw
World Cup Qualifying Table, Standings and Updated Points After USA Draw

Well, aside from the lack of oxygen at the sky-high venue. Amid political tension between the two nations, Bradley gave the travelling contingent something to cheer about with a delightful chipped effort from 35 yards in the sixth minute .

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  • Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti explains why he could sell Ivan Perisic
Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti explains why he could sell Ivan Perisic

Perisic is one of several priority transfer targets for Jose Mourinho this summer and, as revealed on Wednesday by The Independent , the United manager hopes to complete the deal by the start of July. "I want all the players who are able to donate something to their team-mates with their quality". While Perisic may not be a worldwide star and ...

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  • Johnson hopes timing is right for second consecutive US Open title
Johnson hopes timing is right for second consecutive US Open title

Day likes the course, which is being used for a US Open for the first time. Organisers at the Erin Hills course took action on Tuesday, chopping back some of the rough in a move that world number two and 2011 U.S. Rahm, who turned pro in mid-2016 and claimed his maiden PGA Tour win at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January, s...

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