• Liverpool complete £34m deal for winger Salah
Liverpool complete £34m deal for winger Salah

The following season, he was sent out on loan again, this time to AS Roma . He joined Roma from Chelsea after loan spells at Fiorentina and Roma - he joined Roma permanently past year. Salah's arrival adds to the attacking options at Klopp's disposal for 2017-18 - and Milner welcomed the boost to the squad given the demands ahead.

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  • Pepe out and Silva doubt for Portugal
Pepe out and Silva doubt for Portugal

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24. Mexico finished second in Group A on seven points, behind Portugal on goal difference. Hosts Russia are fully focused on staying in the Confederations Cup as they face elimination in their final group game against Mexico, coach Stanislav Cherchesov said yesterday.

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  • NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics
NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics

How do you make a standout style statement at the NBA Draft , where eyes and cameras are guaranteed to be glued to players' footwear? Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. Drawing comparisons to Utah Jazz guard George Hill, Ntilikina could finally be the long-term solution at point guard the Knicks have spent yea...

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  • Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider
Proteas pull off thrilling fightback to set up T20 decider

He played a knock of 67 off 45 including nine fours and a six, with a strike rate of 149. Bairstow fell first, chipping man-of-the-match Chris Morris (two for 18) to mid-on. The unsafe David Miller fell for just eight when he edged Plunkett through to wicket-keeper Jos Buttler , back on the Somerset ground where he made his name before movin...

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  • Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball
Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball

Now that we drafted Lonzo, they want me kind of filling that James Worthy role. "Guys are going to naturally gravitate towards someone who wants to make them better ", Lakers coach Luke Walton said . And I said, OK, that's all I needed to hear. Johnson even referenced the 1980s Showtime Lakers - a team he led - when talking about the ba...

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  • Devils take Hischier No. 1, Flyers select Patrick at No. 2
Devils take Hischier No. 1, Flyers select Patrick at No. 2

Popugaev began his WHL career with the Moose Jaw Warriors after being selected 23rd in the 2015 CHL Import Draft, and put up 47 points (16 goals, 31 assists) in 70 games his rookie season. "It took some time to get him going". The New York Rangers took center Lias Andersson with the seventh pick, acquired from the Arizona Coyotes.

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  • Mario Balotelli agrees Nice contract extension
Mario Balotelli agrees Nice contract extension

The striker signed a 12-month deal past year after leaving Premier League club Liverpool and Nice hinted Balotelli has taken a pay cut to stay, although the length of his new contract is unconfirmed. "Today we are happy". Balotelli, who has also played for Inter Milan an AC Milan, shared his club's sentiments, adding on Instagram: "Anyone hap...

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  • Johnson sees big things for Ball
Johnson sees big things for Ball

Hong). The Lakers went with a local product with the No. 2 pick, getting UCLA guard Lonzo Ball . The team selected four players in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday, including longtime prospect Lonzo Ball . Brown said Simmons and Fultz, who will play in the summer league, could work well together in the backcourt, no matter which player is...

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  • Bulls hit reset button with Butler trade; Fultz is no. 1
Bulls hit reset button with Butler trade; Fultz is no. 1

The No. 3 overall pick of Philadelphia back in 2014, Embiid missed his first two seasons with multiple foot injuries. The Philadelphia 76ers chose Markelle Fultz as their first pick after they traded with the Boston Celtics earlier in the week.

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  • Butler posts heartfelt thank-you letter to Chicago Bulls
Butler posts heartfelt thank-you letter to Chicago Bulls

If not, there are other forwards available such as James Johnson they can target. Lauri Markkanen , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the seventh pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY.

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  • Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move
Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move

Morata has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks, as United have shifted their attention to him following the end to the pursuit of Antoine Griezmann, and Romelu Lukaku being keen on a return to Chelsea . "It was a great season, but he wants to play more", said Lopez. Any potential deal to bring Griezmann to Old Trafford no...

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  • Danny Ainge says Celtics would have taken Jayson Tatum with top pick
Danny Ainge says Celtics would have taken Jayson Tatum with top pick

On Wednesday, a day before the NBA Draft , the network announced that it will, as usual , allow Marc Stein, Chad Ford and company to tip picks to their hearts desire. "Right now he's just messing with things", the source said of Jackson. He said his college coach, Mike Krzyzewski, is close with Celtics coach Brad Stevens.

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  • After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf
After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf

Hadwin had a more hard second round on Friday, shooting a two-over par 74, but his two-round total was still enough for him to make the cut and qualify for the final two rounds of play. Open. Scottie Scheffler of Texas A&M outdueled his rival from the University of Texas, Cameron Champ, for low amateur honors by one stroke. A fourth place finis...

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  • Mets promote Tim Tebow to Advanced Single-A
Mets promote Tim Tebow to Advanced Single-A

The Mets signed Tebow last September to a reported $100,000 bonus not long after he announced his intention to pursue a baseball career. The outfielder has drilled three homers - one coming in his first at-bat on opening night - knocked in 23 runs and worked 23 walks.

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  • Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado
Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado

The win also means Portugal now sit top of Group A on four points, ahead of Mexico and New Zealand's game later on Wednesday night in Sochi . But Ronaldo's tax problems have taken a nosedive on Thursday as German paper Der Spiegel have accused the Real Madrid star of signing a "manipulated" document.

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  • French Open roundup from Day 14
French Open roundup from Day 14

She is the first unseeded woman to win at Roland Garros since 1933. But by the time she was 17, she won the Wimbledon junior title. Bombarding Halep from the back-court, Ostapenko continued to land winners - but even more unforced errors and quickly lapsed to 0-3 (0-40).

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims pole to pip Ayrton Senna's mark
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims pole to pip Ayrton Senna's mark

He put in a lap time of 1:40.593 beating Bottas by 0.434 seconds to take pole position. His Silver Arrows team-mate Valtteri Bottas completed a front-row lockout, with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen third fastest in qualifying. The next 10 laps featured three Safety Car periods. The 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) Baku circuit, which glides throug...

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  • Hamilton's latest pole win moves him into 2nd all
Hamilton's latest pole win moves him into 2nd all

Hamilton banished the difficulties of his 2016 race in Baku to break the existing pole record time with a lap of 1:40.593, giving him pole by four-tenths of a second ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas . Ricciardo's teammate, Max Verstappen , qualified fifth followed by Perez. Prior to the stoppage he was lying in second behind Bott...

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  • Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Williams's criticised rookie driver Lance Stroll scored his first points in Formula 1 last race in his home country of Canada. Lewis Hamilton delivered the flawless lap at exactly the right time to leave his championship rival Sebastian Vettel firmly in the shade ahead of Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix .

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  • 4 winners and 3 losers from a busy 2017 NBA Draft
4 winners and 3 losers from a busy 2017 NBA Draft

Makelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball went 1-2, as expected in Thursday night. The 76ers needed a unique guard, someone who could run the point in place of Ben Simmons at times and also play off the ball with Simmons, with enough of a perimeter game to compensate for a Simmons weakness.

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