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Olivier Giroud: Marseille odds slashed to sign Arsenal star, Everton still favourites

Fantasy Premier League players are getting ready for the new season and Alexandre Lacazette has already provided managers with another headache. The forward had looked set to join up with France worldwide team-mate Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid earlier in the off-season, but the upholding of a transfer ban for the LaLiga club forced an end to negotiations.

Crystal Palace Interested in Another Barca Player

However, Vermaelen is not the only Barcelona player thought to be on the Eagles' radar, with goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen attracting interest from the London club, having failed to dislodge Marc-Andre ter Stegen as the first-choice shot-stopper.

Collins, Swanigan struggle in Blazers' loss to Celtics

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 72-63 in the Las Vegas Summer League at Cox Pavilion on Saturday. But he struggled on offense for the second game in a row, scoring only five points. Brown is now averaging 17.0 points and 10.5 rebounds for Boston's Summer League squad. The former Bulldog collected 7 rebounds but was also guilty of 6 turnovers.

Royals prospect Griffin plays role in United States win in All-Star Futures Game

The American pitching dominated the game early, allowing the team to jump out to a 7-0 lead. US starter Brent Honeywell, a Tampa Bay Rays prospect who pitched two scoreless innings, was the MVP. Over on the World side, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and New York Mets prospect Tomas Nido , also collected a pair of hits. Griffin, a 21-year-old left-hander, was the Royals' first-round pick in the 2014 draft.

Gatland speaks of pride of Lions

But the bullish Kiwi then came clean on the hurt the insults had caused him. But if you'd have said six weeks ago you would come to New Zealand and draw a Test series, you would probably take that. "Never say never, I think that a lot will happen in the next four years", he said. Prop Tadhg Furlong agreed after a stunning series ended in anti-climactic fashion with the respective sides sharing the trophy.

Gold Cup 2017: USMNT Draw vs. Panama Kicks Off Saturday Play

It's disappointing". After a scoreless first half where both teams had several chances to score, it was Team USA who got on the board first as Dom Dwyer scored a left-footed goal in the 50th minute to break the tie. A better option for the 2005-17 Gold Cup would have been to grant byes to the best 1st place finishers or to have stuck to the 4-group style used prior to that.

USA Gold Cup Schedule 2017

That was thanks to Los Canaleros in 2011. The 2017 Caribbean Champions will be making their Gold Cup debut this tournament. The player who asserted himself most in the opening match of the Gold Cup run was the USMNT's newest addition, Kansas City striker Dom Dwyer .

Footballer Jermain Defoe praises tragic 'best friend' mascot Bradley Lowery

Bradley Lowery died on Friday at the age of just six years... The death of Lowery drew an enormous outpouring of reaction on social media and Defoe shared a collage picture of the two on Instagram, bidding goodbye to his friend in a heart-warming tribute.

Raptors agree to deal DeMarre Carroll, picks to Nets for Justin Hamilton

After signing a lucrative four-year, $60 million deal with Toronto in 2015, Carroll has suffered through a handful of injuries that have hampered his production and made that exorbitant salary a burden for the competitive Raptors. The Carroll-to-Brooklyn deal will not be finalized until the Wizards officially match the Nets' $106 million offer sheet for Otto Porter, as the Nets don't yet have the salary-cap space to fit Carroll, ESPN reports .

Raptors trading Cory Joseph to Pacers for CJ Miles

The 30-year-old is an unrestricted free agent after spending the last three years with IN, averaging 12 points per game on 37.4 percent three-point shooting IN this stretch. Getting something back for CJ Miles should be a win for the Pacers. The Raptors will not have the same strong depth of players that they had last season so it will be important for them to continue to focus on developing players like Bruno Caboclo.

Nebraska defensive analyst Bob Elliott dies at 64

He was thrilled to be back on the field, having spent the previous two seasons as a special assistant to Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly , an off-field position. "He was a big part of the Hayden Fry staff and certainly would have been in the mix to be the head coach when we hired Kirk Ferentz", Bowlsby said .

Goalkeeper Joel Pereira extends Manchester United contract to 2021

As per the provided official Man United website's link, Mourinho believes that the youngster can become the best Portuguese goalie of his generation. Pereira is United's third choice goal keeper behind Spanish global David De Gea and Argentine star Sergio Romero.

F1: Bottas, punto alla vittoria

Start fatale - invece - per Max Verstappen che deve abbandonare la gara alla prima curva coinvolto nella carambola causata da Daniil Kvyat nella quale è stato coinvolto anche Fernando Alonso . Pascal Wehrlein si è infatti piazzato in 14esima posizione mentre il compagno di scuderia , lo svedese Marcus Ericsson , si è classificato al 15esimo posto.

United States of America vs. Panama in Gold Cup: Takeaways as USMNT disappoints in opener

USMNT Head Coach Bruce Arena ... "The year is so important for the USA team", Arena said. "We didn't play well on the day. Hopefully, we'll get a win there and position ourselves to move on past the group stage". "We knew Panama would give us a tough game, and they certainly did". Tonight, the tournament will kick off with a doubleheader, with French Guiana facing Canada in the opener, followed by a match between Honduras and Costa Rica.

Neymar: I want my friend Paulinho at Barcelona

While there has been plenty of debate about the merits of such a move by Barcelona , Neymar is on board with the efforts and says he hopes the club can secure the services of his worldwide team-mate. "I could become part of a club full of stars". Reports have been linking Paulinho with a switch to the Nou Camp all summer and the midfielder has now confirmed a deal has already been issued.

Chemours (NYSE:CC) Broker Views On Wall Street

WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its position in Chemours Company (The) by 38.0% in the first quarter. The stock's short float is around of 3.03% and short ratio is 1.75. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.06 earnings per share. In Specialty Chemicals Industry, The Chemours Company (CC ) have 172.79 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's ...

World Boxing Super Series 168-Pound Bracket Set

Not that there was a soft touch from which to choose, the Brit wasn't interested in the cherry-picking route as he selected domestic rival and unbeaten contender Jamie Cox . "I have to admit, I thought they'd look at me and pick me either first or second", said Rob Brant, the lone US -born participant in either bracket (Super Middleweight and Crusierweight) who will face former light heavyweight titlist and #4 seed Jürgen Brähmer.

Panama: No good excuses after disappointing result

In fact, Panama has made it to the knockout rounds of the last six Gold Cups and has made it to the semi-finals of the last three Gold Cups. Guadeloupe finished third at the 2007 Gold Cup. Critics already were calling for head coach Jose Manuel " Chepo " de la Torre's job, more so after this Gold Cup, and he was gone after falling to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier at Azteca a couple of months later.

"Who can say no to United?" says Lukaku as he completes medical

Chelsea might have lost to Manchester United in the race to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku but they are in pole position for a ideal revenge. That's the attitude that means Evertonians are mostly glad that the whole " Lukaku thing" this summer is over. Lukaku , who scored 53 Premier League goals in 110 appearances for the club since his permanent move, declined the most lucrative contract offer in Everton's history at the end of last season, declaring he wished to play at a ...

Anand actor Sumita Sanyal dies at 72

Teen Bhubhaner Parey , Apanjan and Deya Neya are some of her other notable Bengali films. Apart from the big screen, Sumita also acted in a number of television serials, stage theatre, and group theatre. The actress is best remembered for her role in the 1970 movie " Anand " opposite Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna . Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee tweeted her condolences on Sumita's death.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Kansas City Royals

Brandon McCarthy ran into some trouble in back-to-back frames as the Royals scored runs in the fourth and fifth innings respectively. First pitch is set for 6:15p. Kansas City starter, Ian Kennedy , also did not factor in the decision, as the former Padres' pitcher allowed three runs on seven hits with a walk and seven strikeouts in six innings.

Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd to inherit US$18M estate

A percentage of the profits from the auction will be divided between the Thalians - a charity set up by Reynolds to help combat the stigma surrounding mental illness - and mental health charity The Jed Foundation. But the actress' lawyers are arguing that whatever else hasn't been mentioned should be incorporated into the trust, which Lourd is the beneficiary.

Bowler Smashed In The Head By Cricket Ball In Truly Horrific Incident

Nottinghamshire fast bowler Luke Fletcher suffered a horrific head injury during the NatWest T20 Blast match against Warwickshire and was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. Fletcher was bowling his very first ball in the televised match when he was struck at close range in his follow through and collapsed on the Edgbaston pitch to the clear distress of his team-mates and the Birmingham batsmen alike.

UFC 213 Results: A Patient Overeem Survives Late Barrage from Werdum

Round Three: The round begins with Overeem taking some wild swings at Werdum, Werdum catches a swinging Overeem with a counter right. A hard lead uppercut and knee to the body seemed to stagger "Vai Cavalo" for a brief moment. Alistair Overeem rebounded well after being knocked out by Stipe Miocic that very night at UFC 203 in Cleveland, as "The Reem" became one of the few men to knock out Mark Hunt at UFC 209 with a vicious series of knees, earning him a performance of the night bonus.

Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz helped off floor after rolling ankle

Markelle Fultz walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft. The injury comes after last year's top pick Ben Simmons was hurt for the year, and Joel Embiid , the third overall pick in 2014, also has had some injury issues over the years, as well.

Washington Wizards match Brooklyn Nets' offer to Otto Porter

Porter will receive $106 million for four years. The Wizards were expected to match any competing offer on Porter's services. The franchise has an $11.4 million tax bill with 13 guaranteed contracts and two non-guaranteed contracts. Financial considerations aside, Washington should be thrilled to have Porter back. Although Porter's production waned after the all-star break - from February to March, his shooting dipped 10 percentage points - he still finished the season with a 43.4 percentage ...

Manchester United 'step up James Rodriguez pursuit'

Rodriguez is understood to be eager to leave the Bernabeu this summer in search of more regular first-team football, with a number of Europe's top clubs being credited with an interest. Zinedine Zidane is believed to be ready to offload the Colombian should a suitable offer arrive and Chelsea are ready to step up their interest. Despite scoring 20 goals for Los Blancos last season, Chelsea seem to be no longer interested in Morata as they feel he is bound for United; with the player also ...

Angelique Kerber survives Shelby Rogers scare to advance at Wimbledon

He next faces Adrian Mannarino, who overturned French compatriot and 15th seed Gael Monfils in a five-setter. Top seed Angelique Kerber survived a scare in the third round of Wimbledon by fighting back to beat the World No 70 Shelby Rogers 4-6 7-6 (2) 6-4.

Analysts See $1.46 EPS for Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)

The company has market cap of $2.72 billion. The company's 50 day moving average price is $29.00 and its 200 day moving average price is $27.64. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 13,524 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 737 shares during the last quarter.

Twins fall to Schoop, Orioles 5-1

Right-handers Mychal Givens and Brad Brach finished the game with a combined three scoreless innings, with Givens pitching the seventh and eighth and Brach, the ninth. His 21 homers before the all-star break are the most for a Twins player since Justin Morneau had 21 in 2009. Twins starter Adalberto Mejia (4-4) probably deserved better.

Sun is out at Wimbledon; Federer and Kerber on the schedule

Kontaveit, one of the most unsafe unseeded players in the women's draw - having won the Den Bosch grasscourt title in the build-up to Wimbledon - served for the match at 5-4 in the second set and was 30-0 ahead in that game. There was more drama to follow, Rogers producing a comeback of her own and even threatening to move a break up, but the gutsy Kerber ultimately did just enough to overcome an increasingly erratic rival.

Zverev succumbs to clinical Federer

Federer admired the Belarusian's courage to return to court after mere six months of giving birth to her son Leo. That came as a surprise admission from an 18-time grand slam champion aiming to win a record eighth title at the All England Club.

Wolves PF Taj Gibson arrested for driving with suspended lisence

Gibson was released from police custody shortly after he was booked for misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Earlier this week, Gibson agreed to a $28 million contract for two years with the Minnesota Timberwolves .

Dave Semenko, Oilers enforcer and Wayne Gretzky bodyguard, dead at 59

Dave Semenko, the Edmonton Oilers tough guy who protected Wayne Gretzky in the 1980s, died on Thursday in Edmonton, Alberta. His legendary toughness on the ice is surpassed only by his kindness and caring for others, and his equally legendary wit and sense of humour.

Romelu Lukaku en route pour Manchester United — Mercato

Longtemps en pole dans ce dossier, Chelsea va devoir chercher ailleurs. Pourtant, c'est le Belge Romelu Lukaku , 24 ans, qui devrait s'engager avec Manchester United dans les prochaines heures selon plusieurs médias anglais . Il lui reste maintenant à confirmer au plus haut niveau, où ses références restent limitées, ce qu'il n'avait pas su faire à Chelsea lorsqu'il était plus jeune.