Sport

Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last 11 matches , including two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in a European World Cup qualifier last week, the team's last match before the Confederations Cup opener against Mexico . The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible".

Thomas makes charge up US Open leaderboard

Open course that I'm familiar with the way it was set up". "This went totally against the tradition of the U.S. Open". Tommy Fleetwood will try to block out thoughts of the "life-changing" effect of becoming the second English victor in five years in Sunday's final round of the US Open .

Ronaldo focused on Confederations Cup, says Portugal team-mate Andre Silva

Within 15 minutes Portugal had taken the lead, however, with Ronaldo, who has now scored or provided an assist in each of his last seven games for the national team, nearly inevitably at the heart of it. Portugal has won six of its last seven games. "We know these days that possession of the ball is the most important thing". Mexico's all-time leading scorer still had time before the end of the half to blaze over from a good position.

Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James

LeBron James scored 39 points for the Cavs , who did at least improve on the opening two games, but will be left to rue to a damaging last three minutes. But the team still fell short of preventing Golden State on taking a commanding 3-0 series advantage. Kevin Durant became the third player in National Basketball Association history to score at least 25 points in each of his first eight career National Basketball Association finals games (Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal are the ...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 'open to joining Liverpool'

Aubameyang is under contract at the Westfalenstadion until 2020, but is widely expected to finally call it a day at Dortmund this summer. Jurgen Klopp has managed to assemble one of the Premier League's most attractive attacking midfields in the persons of Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana, Roberto Firmino and Phillippe Coutinho but they lack a cutting edge - with the introduction of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, that can be rectified.

Can Arsenal take advantage of Chelsea and Conte's transfer crisis?

According to one report , Conte has seen his desire to sign 30-year-old Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci blocked by Chelsea executives, with the club brass looking specifically for younger talent, as they have for years. The Spaniard has great experience of coaching at the highest level having enjoyed a successful spell at Barcelona , including a league and Champions League double in 2015, before stepping down from that position at the end of last season.

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

Or, as Zagoria mentioned, involve the 76ers even further by making it a three-team deal involving players like Jahlil Okafor . Trade between Philly and Boston will be finalized on Monday, per source . Do the Sixers have five roster spots now to give to players all 20 years old or younger? That's nearly three first-rounders per draft, and while the protections are what's important, there are reports that the Celtics are hoping to reroute the picks to net them the superstar ...

Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight

McGregor's agent, Audie Attar, said McGregor is committed to boxing only in this fight . FOX Sports UFC analyst Yves Edwards: " Conor McGregor is making his boxing debut in what could be the biggest fight in boxing's history". Despite the jaw-dropping numbers, the men behind the McGregor-Mayweather super fight are confident the record can be broken. When interviewed by CNN's Rachel Nichols about the domestic violence in 2014, Mayweather said nothing has been proven , even ...

Canadiens acquire Drouin from Lightning — CP NewsAlert

The assumption was that Galchenyuk wanted to make approximately that amount, potentially a little more , for at least that long. Along with Sergachev, Tampa Bay got a conditional 2018 second-round pick that previously belonged to Washington and Montreal received a 2018 conditional sixth-rounder.

Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Open titles. Day told the tournament's website: "I just played bad golf , man (laughing)". He finished at 12-under 272, the first player to complete a U.S. But a wet spring and heavy storms this week have softened the course and kept the greens very receptive all week. But with winds of at least 25 miles per hour, the course has gained the teeth it has been lacking all week.

Mickey Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after ICC Champions Trophy win

Amir picked up three wickets for 16 runs from his six overs. "We want to try to be a lot more consistent as a team , but we've got a group of young players here that are fantastic". He danced to the other end, waved his bat to all parts of the packed ground, and kissed the pitch. The sixth ever century in a Trophy final ended in the 34th over at 200-2.

Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

Dustin Johnson is 1 over, on the cut line with six holes left. "I'm sure mama's waiting for me to get home so I can help her out", Johnson said of his girlfriend, Paulina Gretzky. Thomas , decked out in shocking fluorescent pink trousers, produced a no less electric performance that featured nine birdies, two bogeys and was capped with a record-smashing eagle at the par-five 18th to complete the best single round in US Open history, in relation to par.

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Manchester United are already looking ahead to the UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid as they look to build on their 2017 successes, midfielder Ander Herrera has said. "Zidane gave us a very positive half-time team talk and told us he really believed in us", he said . Bale now plans to return to full fitness over the summer after a mixed 12 months.

Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 on Saturday in the final in Cardiff, Wales , becoming the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. The Italians also had substitute Juan Cuadrado dismissed six minutes from time, when the score was 3-1, after two yellow cards. "People don't have words to criticize", Ronaldo said, "because the numbers don't lie".

Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan

While Virat Kohli's side sit second in the one-day global rankings, Pakistan were not expected to mount a challenge as they are only seventh in the world in the 50-over format. We have seen some really surprising results, and it's been incredible for the fans to watch and for the players to be a part of, as well,"said Kohli".

India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

A forerunner of the Champions Trophy, the seven-team tournament featuring all of the then-Test playing was organised by the Victorian Cricket Association. It was Azhar's run out in the 23rd over which gave India their first break in the match. He raised his first worldwide century - what an occasion to bring it up - with a sweep to the fence at square leg.

Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

Thomas was already on course for a share of the lead as he stepped up to the 18th having carded nine birdies against two bogeys in a spectacular round. If somebody does it tomorrow to win the U.S. Open by one, that's the specialness of my round. It features a silhouette of Palmer in mid-stride, tossing his visor in the air.

Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

You have to be close to reality. "But, at the same time, neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing". Arthur was all praise for captain Sarfraz Ahmed."Our execution has been great and we've attacked", he said."The captain has kept slips and put catchers in attacking positions and it's worked for us".

Michael Phelps set to race great white shark

The 23-time gold medalist has been training for the risky showdown, and he took to Instagram on Saturday, June 10, to share his excitement. "But he has one competition left to win", a press release from the network reads . Here is the breathless blurb about the cable channel's "Great Gold vs". A great white shark swims an average of 25 miles per hour and even faster when attacking prey.

Rizzo's leadoff homer streak ends _ barely, on replay review

Rivero worked a flawless ninth to give the Pirates a boost following their meltdown the night before. Just when you want to count the Chicago #Cubs out of the game, they show you glimpses of that World Series team. The Pirates greeted 34,539 people at PNC Park on Sunday, the second consecutive game with over 30,000 fans in attendance as they wrapped up their three-game series against the Cubs.

Manchester United told Eric Dier will cost £50 million

His playing time in that position has been restricted as Victor Wanyama is the preferred choice in the middle of the park so Dier has been forced to settle for the role of "utility man" during his stay in north London. However, Dier has become a mainstay at Spurs as they challenge for the title, but £50 million is a huge price to pay for a defensive midfielder. Carrick has been given another season at Old Trafford but Dier would be a welcome addition to Mourinho's squad.

Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

A potential return to the Octagon is likely dependent on how McGregor fares against Mayweather. The economic expectations have been set so high because intense public demand for Mayweather-McGregor transformed it from a dismissed mismatch to a reality that'll take place 10 weeks from Saturday night.

Gianluigi Donnarumma tells AC Milan he WON'T be signing a new

Either they keep Donnarumma for the final year of his deal and risk losing him for nothing but also hold out hope that he will change his mind or simply cash in. This was a shock for the club's fans, as while the club may not be at the heights it has reached in the past, they are undergoing an exiting rebuilding project and were counting on the extremely impressive Donnarumma to be a part of it.

Nats extend NL East lead

Scherzer went eight innings only allowing one run and striking out 10 Mets , making it look easy throughout the game. Scherzer allowed four hits and two walks in improving to 4-1 in his last five starts, though giving up a run Friday actually raised his ERA in that span to 1.13.

Kohli turns off social media ahead of Pakistan clash

It is Pakistan's unpredictability that has made them win many matches and tournaments, and same could be the case today. On the other hand, a little misfortune in the shape of an injury to Wahab Riaz - who also happened to bowl the worst bowling spell by any bowler in the Champions Trophy in the defeat to India - has brought unexpected dividends.

Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63

The fifth-ranked player in the world hit a 4-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 69 on Sunday. But only for a couple minutes. Fleetwood continued his consistent form in the third round at Erin Hills and shared the lead with playing partner Brian Harmon after the Englishman made three birdies in four holes from the 12th.

Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

In Thursday's first round, he tied a U.S. Open record by making six consecutive birdies en route to a four-under 68 and a share of seventh place. Then, to his dismay, US Open organisers cut some of it back! Tom Weiskopf also shot 63 in the opening round of the 1980 U.S.

Wales can still make it to Russian Federation, despite fifth successive draw

Wales are on third with 8 points. For the second time in this qualifying campaign, a fine Aleksandar Mitrovic goal for Serbia prevented Wales from securing a vital win. "His input tonight was enormous". Yet while that may make even the most fervent of supporters a little edgy, there was much to admire in a Welsh performance that was full of effort and hard work, a performance that it could easily be argued warranted three points rather than the one.

Fowler ready to break major duck

At 10 under is Rickie Fowler (68). "It would change my life, I know that". A flawless tee-shot left him in the centre of the fairway and he then ripped his second some 300 yards to leave himself with an eight-foot putt to clinch the lowest to par score in the history of the US Open .

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

Open to Erin Hills and made many changes to the course. "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". Thomas shot a 9-under-par 63 in the third round at Erin Hills, the lowest score in relation to par in U.S. "I definitely hit it better off the tee". Justin Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood ...

Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement

Scalise was shot in the hip while practicing for the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. The hospital has further stated that Scalise will need to undergo further operations. The hospital said in an update Wednesday night that the House majority whip remains in critical condition. Scalise is said to be somewhat responding to medical staff and family, according to the doctors.

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Open titles. Going into the final round, 42 players were still under par. Brian Harman is the 54-hole leader, but he is not the betting favourite to win a wide-open Open. The final-round average was 77.2, and 20 players shot in the 80s. I think there's a lot of tee shots that are left-to-right. "I worked too hard Monday through Wednesday and so by Saturday I was exhausted", Reed said , per Ben Everil of PGATour.com.

Cristiano Ronaldo upset over tax fraud charge, wants to leave Real Madrid

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told BBC Radio 5 Live it will be "difficult to change" Cristiano Ronaldo's mind if he has made a decision to leave the club , but he is sure that is not the case. The Galactico even changed the picture on his Instagram account to a snap of him playing for Portugal. While the controversial former Real Madrid president feels that convincing Ronaldo not to leave Madrid may be an impossible task, he also believes that it's unlikely there ...

Eagles sign Jason Peters to 1-year extension through 2019

It was good. The way they handled me last year, we got seven reps, I take five - just throughout the year, one or two reps ass up. "Mr. Lurie, I think he's away in Europe somewhere". That doesn't appear to be in their thinking for this season, however. Honestly, though, Peters isn't chasing that elusive championship ring in the way that, say, Golden State Warriors forward David West made a decision to last offseason.

Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

And with the tees moved up on the 15th hole to make it reachable, Thomas hit a 3-wood that rolled off the back slope of the green to 6 feet. He's tied with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . "They want par to be a good score", said English, "and this afternoon it will be". An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S.