• Everton sign Dutchman Klaassen, Sunderland keeper Pickford
Everton sign Dutchman Klaassen, Sunderland keeper Pickford

Both players signed on five-year deals but all of this spending does seem to suggest there could be a big name departing with the bookmakers believing it will be Romelu Lukaku on his way out. Instead he joins Koeman's revolution at Goodison Park, becoming the most expensive British goalkeeper of all-time in the process. "I'm really pleased we...

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  • Kevin Durant Sends Message To Rihanna After Winning NBA Title
Kevin Durant Sends Message To Rihanna After Winning NBA Title

I came in and tried to help my team ... be aggressive and sacrifice. Kevin Durant is one of the great scorers of all time, a Jordanesque killer, an evolutionary form. Fox's more female-skewing veteran So You Think You Can Dance (0.9), which is "returning to basics" this season, was off a tenth from the opener of last year's kid edition.

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  • Lonzo Ball SAVAGELY TROLLS Father LaVar in New Foot Locker Ad
Lonzo Ball SAVAGELY TROLLS Father LaVar in New Foot Locker Ad

Foot Locker created a great new commercial. In a brilliant piece of advertising magic, Foot Locker manages to pull the ultimate bait-and-switch with its Father's Day video of incoming National Basketball Association prospects reflecting on everything their fathers did for them along the way.

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  • Ronaldo makes big statement after winning his 4th Champions League titles
Ronaldo makes big statement after winning his 4th Champions League titles

It caps a season (in which he was) champion of Spain and champion of Europe. "We are defining an era". Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo wants his doubters to sing another song following his superb performances in the final of the 2017 UEFA Champions League final .

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  • Leeds appoint former Spanish worldwide as manager
Leeds appoint former Spanish worldwide as manager

Now the Whites have afforded themselves a degree of extra protection by locking Christiansen down for at least two years. Thomas Christiansen has had an interesting career. Leeds managing director Angus Kinnear seems to share this optimism. Christiansen watched a number of Leeds games from last season, and identified which games cost the cl...

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  • Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori French Open quarterfinals match preview
Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori French Open quarterfinals match preview

The post Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka appeared first on Vanguard News . Having levelled the match by winning the second set 6-1, Murray won the third set on a tie-break and romped home in the fourth, 6-1.

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  • Warriors Say They Haven't Made Decision on Visiting Donald Trump White House
Warriors Say They Haven't Made Decision on Visiting Donald Trump White House

It makes the latest crown much different than the 2015 title, the first in 40 years for the club and in the careers of most of the players. CNBC's Josh Brown tweeted overnight that the Warriors had voted to not go to the White House to celebrate their second championship in three seasons.

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  • NBA Finals Hit Game 5 High
NBA Finals Hit Game 5 High

With one of those picks from the Warriors, the Jazz took Rodney Hood at No. 23 in 2014, and he has worked out reasonably well. Cleveland had an answer for plenty, but not Durant , not in the series-deciding moments. Durant didn't even necessarily make the easy choice, because surrendering primacy - which was a possibility - is not a natural thing....

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  • What they're saying: Warriors celebrate championship parade
What they're saying: Warriors celebrate championship parade

Curry made $12.1 million in salary this season, less than 72 other players in the league . The Warriors' Andre Iguodala was less subtle, when asked before his team's title-clinching win Monday about a potential trip to Trump's White House.

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open
Rickie Fowler leads US Open

Day's meltdown began when not one, but two chips from the first cut of rough behind the fourth green hit the top of the hill, then trundled back down to nearly where Day was standing. "I hit the fairway on the 10th", McIlroy said, "and I didn't hit one on the way in". Fowler finished his round with seven birdies - including three straight at...

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  • England set for a tougher test against NZ
England set for a tougher test against NZ

This ensured that England were able to put up a fighting score which turned out to be a match winning score courtesy brilliant bowling performance by the English bowlers. New Zealand need to beat Bangladesh and see their rivals to lose their final match against England to have a chance of qualifying for the next round.

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  • Warriors vs. Cavaliers NBA Finals Ratings Highest Since 1998
Warriors vs. Cavaliers NBA Finals Ratings Highest Since 1998

Durant was an extremely worthy Finals MVP. "I can't believe we're getting this question, already", Lacob said. Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Warriors dropped last year's finals to Cleveland in seven games, an unselfish attitude that reflected Durant's desires and created an inside-outside pairing that was almost unstoppable.

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  • Aaron Judge hits 496-foot HR, longest since tracking began
Aaron Judge hits 496-foot HR, longest since tracking began

Rookie sensation Aaron Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive almost 500 feet that cleared the distant bleachers at Yankee Stadium and sent NY romping past Baltimore 14-3 Sunday for its fifth straight win. "He's been huge for us". According to Statcast, Aaron Judge has hit 14 homers with exit velocities of 110-plus miles per hour....

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  • Tottenham boss Pochettino eager to start new season
Tottenham boss Pochettino eager to start new season

Championship winners Newcastle host Spurs, whilst Brighton are at home to Manchester City . In the opening round, Brighton's first ever Premier League game is at home against Man City, while Huddersfield's first top-tier game since 1972 is at Crystal Palace.

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  • NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland
NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

The Golden State Warriors have won two of the past three National Basketball Association championships and soon will face an offseason with up to 10 players headed for free agency. Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Warriors dropped last year's finals to Cleveland in seven games, an unselfish attitude that reflected Durant's desires a...

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  • Marc Leishman racing up leaderboard at US Open
Marc Leishman racing up leaderboard at US Open

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 seven under in the first round at Baltusrol in 1980 . "It's cool, but it's just the first round", Fowler said afterwards. World number one Dustin Johnson is refusing to hit the panic button after his bid to b...

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  • Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday
Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday

Years ago, West Coast racing was for those afraid to compete with the superior trainers and horses in NY. J Boys Echo, Meantime and Multiplier are 15/1, respectively, while Twisted Tom is 20/1. 5 post on a sloppy track in 2:03.59. Eight top three finishes are enough for him to head the field, though, and horseplayers betting on Irish War Cry...

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ". And ask Edgerton native Steve Stricker, who cruised to a birdie-birdie start to energize a giant contingent of in-state fans only to scrap and claw his way to a first-round 73.

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  • McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open
McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

They were three shots clear of anyone else. I think if the wind dies down a little bit tomorrow, get out with some fresh greens, I might be able to get back in this championship with a solid round. After round one, the cut-mark sits at even par with McIlroy well back on six over par and tied for 143rd. More startling than the low scores was smo...

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  • Celtics considering Josh Jackson over Markelle Fultz? NBA draft buzz getting hotter
Celtics considering Josh Jackson over Markelle Fultz? NBA draft buzz getting hotter

With Jaylen Brown and Jae Crowder already on the roster, the Celtics could struggle to find playing time for Josh Jackson . In an attempt to predict the madness, I took a trip to the MassLive office Thursday to hold a Facebook Live NBA mock draft with talented colleague Tom Westerholm.

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