Sports Griezmann confirms his intentions to leave Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Griezmann confirms his intentions to leave Atletico Madrid

It remains to be seen if Griezmann will link up with Ibrahimovic next season, with the Swede, now recuperating from a serious injury, yet to decide on whether to play another year at Old Trafford or look for pastures anew. United are now just eager to ensure the saga does not drag on for too long, as it did with signing Paul Pogba from Juventus last summer, and have a deadline in mind for the deal to go through.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter to exploding Yankee Stadium: Thank you

Derek Jeter - formerly #2 of the New York Yankees - will have his number retired Sunday. In addition to having his number retired, Jeter received a ring, a blazer and a plaque that will be placed in Monument Park. Jeter will become the 22nd player in the franchise to have his number retired. Bregman, who wears No. 2 in honor of the former Yankees captain, hit his first homer of the season.

Author: 0 James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

As has been the case when the Cavaliers have played their best basketball, they used their defense to generate offense. The Cavs, meanwhile, wouldn't be on the cusp of the Finals without Irving. Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench . "They had to kind of re-shape [without Thomas], and that's the beauty of having Brad Stevens as your coach, you're able to reshape what you do offensively and still have ...

Author: 0 Garcia in fine form at TPC

Adam Scott's watery grave was perhaps the costliest as the 2004 PLAYERS champion arrived at the tee at 6 under and in the outright lead. "Obviously, it was a hole-in-one, so if they don't react to that, then something's wrong". "And from that lie, I had no chance", Spieth said after opening with a 73. Among those at 69 were Kyle Stanley, who birdied five of his first six holes and shot 38 on the back nine.

Author: 0 Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has dedicated their Europa League triumph over Ajax Amsterdam to the victims of the deadly bomb attack in Manchester on Monday, while Juan Mata and Paul Pogba also paid tribute to those affected.

Sports LA's Super Bowl pushed back a year over stadium delay
Author: 0 LA's Super Bowl pushed back a year over stadium delay

Tampa has hosted four Super Bowls , the last coming in 2009. The upgrades that have been added and continue to be added to the stadium the past years were meant, among other things, to help their chances-but it seems those upgrades may not have been necessary.

Sports Mbappe hints at rejecting big club move
Author: 0 Mbappe hints at rejecting big club move

I would have to say it was Olivier Giroud, because it might lead the absolutely mediocre striker to stay at Arsenal , to hold them back, and because it made absolutely no difference to another absolutely pointless season. He claims we went for Kylian Mbappe last summer, and while another move for the teenage Frenchman is unlikely, players of his ilk are being seriously considered.

Author: 0 Arturo Vidal confirms Bayern Munich interest in Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sanchez

The Chile hot-shot has a year left on his contract, but has stalled on extension talks and fell offside with Gunners' boss Wenger in March after storming out of a training session. "We hope he takes the best decision for him and for Chile too, because he is a player that helps us a lot". "If you think that guy is disturbing in the dressing room, I'm sure he must have his character and his moments like every single player, but this is a guy you have to build the team around".

Author: 0 Jenson Button feels no nerves as F1 stars arrive in Monaco

Button admits it is unusual to be driving again but he is eagerly anticipating being out on the street circuit in the principality. "If Alonso can put it seventh in Barcelona then we should be looking sweet for Monaco", he said, adding one caveat: "First of all I've got to see if I still know what to do when I get in the auto".

Author: 0 Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade after Manchester attack

And there will be no victory parade if the Gunners win at Wembley, Arsenal said. "You think of some of the managers of the past, walking into Sir Alex Ferguson 's office or I played under Martin O'Neil and saying: 'what would be the possibility of having a guard of honour in the ninth minute?'".

Author: 0 Klopp: Sydney trip chance to celebrate successful Liverpool season

As revealed by The Independent last week, Liverpool are confident of competing a deal for Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon, one of five names now on Klopp's shortlist. "But that doesn't mean that I would prefer this, I would love to have them in as soon as possible". "We had no idea how it was going to go". [They] played the game concentrated, focused, and in a few weeks if you watch back you can say that [the build-up] was so unusual and different to what we usually did but still we can ...

Author: 0 Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

After moving indoors for a rain delay, the match began in Athens in front of what seemed to be a Tar Heel-favoring crowd. The Cavaliers would then do just that, as J.C. She is ranked No. 13 in singles in the ITA rankings, playing all of her matches from the top position in singles and doubles. Singles triumphs by Ritschard and Collin Altamirano gave U.Va.

Author: 0 NFL eliminates 75-man roster cutdown

This rule change also makes a lot of sense and is a good move. Under the new rules, they will have to be quick-footed, as the market will be flooded with an influx of potential talent all at once. One thing does seem certain, though: The new format will put more emphasis on strategy - something the Patriots marvel at. While Gronkowski would likely still have remained on the sidelines, expanding the current set of rules will give teams more flexibility when it comes to managing ...

Sports Monaco sign Anderlecht wonderkid Youri Tielemans
Author: 0 Monaco sign Anderlecht wonderkid Youri Tielemans

Now, with Tielemans set to join Monaco, it would appear Bakayoko could leave the club. Tielemans has been in inspired form this season, scoring 16 goals from central midfield en route to bagging yet another Belgian Jupiler Pro League title.

Sports Real survive early Atletico onslaught to reach final
Author: 0 Real survive early Atletico onslaught to reach final

Atletico were upset by the banners and provoked Madrid in the run-up to the second leg. Fourth-placed Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in the three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side that ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run in January.

Sports Horschel wins Byron Nelson after play-off with Day
Author: 0 Horschel wins Byron Nelson after play-off with Day

Marc Leishman quietly found some form at the TPC Four Seasons, the Victorian has struggled with his game since winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March but played solid golf all week in Texas despite statistically poor putting. Thompson is playing her third event since losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation that a TV viewer reported.

Author: 0 Arsenal must ensure Sanchez, Ozil stay, says Cech

On Sanchez and Ozil, Cech added: " Obviously they are both fantastic players this season ". " If you have one odd year in 20 years, it is not a problem . "Overall, I think first of all they are under contract and secondly they behave like they want to be in the Champions League and like they want to be at the club".

Sports Google's AlphaGo beats world's top player Ke Jie
Author: 0 Google's AlphaGo beats world's top player Ke Jie

Meanwhile, instructions leaked online say that the match between AlphaGo and Ke "may not be broadcast live in any form and without exception, including text commentary, photography, video streams, self-media accounts and so on", according the China Digital Times website, which tracks censorship information.

Sports Defending NHL champion Penguins move one win from finals
Author: 0 Defending NHL champion Penguins move one win from finals

Goals from Olli Maatta , Sidney Crosby , Bryan Rust , and Scott WIlson propelled the Penguins to take control of the game. After getting his first start of the postseason Friday, Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray was back in between the pipes Sunday.

Author: 0 Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner

Providing they win a Champions League qualifier at the start of next season they will take their place in Europe's elite competition for only the second time in seven seasons. " Real Madrid have just bought one player, 16-years-old (Vinicius Junior) for 46 million euros ($51.37 million), so you can imagine the market", Guardiola said.

Author: 0 LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after loss

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, and Kevin Love 28 for Cleveland . Cleveland blew a chance to set a playoff record for consecutive wins (14) dating to Game 5 of last year's Finals and become the fourth team in history to start the playoffs 11-0.

Sports Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out
Author: 0 Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

The NBA announced the three finalists for that and its five other individual awards Friday. On the second team were three first-timers - Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo , Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas - along with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant .

Author: 0 Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

But Kroenke's ambition is still to win the Premier League and make the club competitive in the Champions League again, the source said . "I think the board meeting is after the FA Cup final". Wenger said at his Friday morning press conference that former players did not have a "divine right" to return to the club in coaching roles, which should be awarded on merit.

Sports Maria Sharapova snubbed for TV duty at French Open too
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova snubbed for TV duty at French Open too

She tried to put up a fearless face by tweeting a somewhat philosophical comment, insisting that "no words, games or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams". He accepted a lot of fans wanted to see her play, but he would not grant special favors. "I certainly think the All England Club need to stand up and make a stance about this and say we are not rewarding drug cheats".

Sports Collins snaps skid with two HRs, Tigers beat O's
Author: 0 Collins snaps skid with two HRs, Tigers beat O's

Davis came up with a runner on third in the 13th and hit a drive to right off Francisco Rodriguez (1-5). Davis sparked Baltimore's outburst with a leadoff homer. "Those shutdown innings haven't been there for us to get an opportunity to get back in the dugout and add on". Manager Brad Ausmus said Detroit would call up right-hander Buck Farmer.

Author: 0 Pochettino hails "perfect" finale at White Hart Lane

Arsenal's late surge had put Juergen Klopp's side under enormous pressure but they responded in style and will definitely finish in the top-four if they beat relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield on the final day of the season next Sunday. "It's true that the calendar has been hectic over the last two months, but we have to push hard now to try to win the three remaining games". "When people say we gambled, we didn't gamble, we didn't choose the Europa League - we had to do it".

Author: 0 Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season

If Real beat Juventus in Cardiff, they will become the first team to successfully defend the Champions League. Real Madrid's attacking midfielder Isco (Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez) threaded a pass in the gap between two center backs of Malaga and Ronaldo quickly ran to the ball.

Author: 0 Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants transfer business done quickly

The Dutchman, who left Barkley out of the starting XI as 10-man Arsenal beat the Toffees 3-1 on Sunday, said he would speak to the board. "Even, it's not about his decision". Okay, I'm not anxious because I like to work with players who like to stay. We will see if there is interest in those players. "It looks to me as if he wants him to leave, you don't just keep saying "he has a week to decide", "tomorrow I'll issue a statement".

Author: 0 Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

James scored 22 points in the first half on Friday night (Saturday in Manila) as the Cavaliers led 72-31 at the break - the largest halftime advantage in National Basketball Association postseason history. Coach Brad Stevens said that Thomas has been playing with a nagging hip injury that he aggravated "pretty significantly" against Washington in Game 6 of their East semifinal matchup.

Sports Ronald Koeman to hold talks with board over Ross Barkley future
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman to hold talks with board over Ross Barkley future

We did everything to win the game but we had to score in the first half. "If you offer the player a good contract, it means we want him to stay here". "I am not anxious because I like to work with players who like to play". We need an answer after the weekend. They will have to add to what we have in terms of quality, for quality - not quantity - will be our aim.

Author: 0 Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

Maybe it is more surprising that James Harden got all 100 votes than it is that LeBron James and Russell Westbrook got 99. With former teammate Kevin Durant moving on to Golden State, Westbrook joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in league history to average a triple-double in a season.

Author: 0 Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

Geoffrey Billows said in a statement. The Dale Coyne Racing driver had completed two laps of his qualifying run on Saturday with an average speed of 231.534 miles per hour, the fastest laps of the day for next Sunday's race. "When we have a pretty clean run like we did, we feel like we've really accomplished something". "First off my thoughts are with Sebastien and Claire Bourdais in this unfortunate time", Davison told RACER .

Sports Aussie coach sees highs and lows in sevens campaign
Author: 0 Aussie coach sees highs and lows in sevens campaign

It was all England in the second half with Dan Norton and James Rodwell scoring two unanswered tries to advance to the semifinals. Scotland have been playing global rugby union against New Zealand for 112 years. This sport is something that just grips you. Earlier in the afternoon, England sealed their spot in the final following a 24-5 victory over Canada .

Sports Philipsburg's Matt Adams traded to Atlanta Braves
Author: 0 Philipsburg's Matt Adams traded to Atlanta Braves

Matt Adams was eager to hit, looking for a batting cage as soon as he unpacked his bag at his new locker in the Atlanta Braves' clubhouse. But I can't say enough and thank the Cardinals enough for the opportunities that they gave me and the trust they had in me.

Sports Pippa Middleton weds millionaire financier James Matthews
Author: 0 Pippa Middleton weds millionaire financier James Matthews

Pippa Middleton adjusting the train on the wedding gown of her sister, the Duchess of Cambridge in 2011, and the Duchess returning the favor for her sister in 2017. Meghan Markle, Harry's girlfriend for a year, was not spotted going into the church, but was expected at the lavish receptions. Harry's love life is a source of much speculation, prompting him past year to issue a rare warning to the media not to harass Markle.