• Antonio Conte no closer to signing new Chelsea contract
Antonio Conte no closer to signing new Chelsea contract

His performance in his first season had led to European media reports emerging of Inter Milan's attempts at bringing Conte to the club. Sky Sports understand that " Chelsea are confident Conte, who is now on holiday, remains committed to the Blues and will return for pre-season in the first week of July as planned".

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning trade forward Jonathan Drouin to Montreal
Tampa Bay Lightning trade forward Jonathan Drouin to Montreal

Bergevin still has a lot of decisions to make, specifically what to do with Alex Galchenyuk , whether Alexander Radulov can be re-signed this summer and what keeping Price will cost. It is unknown whether or not he will play center with the club, but at first glance, this move does not immediately address their issues at that position.

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  • Warriors come back to win game three in Cleveland
Warriors come back to win game three in Cleveland

The Cavs, though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 — the shot that makes dreams come true. "We missed some shots, and they made some". "Fatigue will play a role'". He had five rebounds, two assists and a turnover. His 3-pointer in transition with 45 seconds left gave the...

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . "Proving haters wrong, that's cool for me to talk about on Instagram or Twitter ". "This is the best job in the world". I'm surprised Durant didn't mentio...

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  • Markelle Fultz aims to beat Lonzo Ball in every area
Markelle Fultz aims to beat Lonzo Ball in every area

With the 2017 NBA Draft scheduled for the next Thursday, Ball is considering talking to other lottery teams after it was reported that his first workout with the Lakers left them unimpressed as it appeared that he was out of shape. Josh Jackson from Kansas has really moved himself into consideration a little bit in No. 1. If they do, the Laker...

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  • Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top
Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

Two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry is expected to sign the richest contract in National Basketball Association history this offseason as the league's best three-point marksman will be eligible for a five-year deal worth an estimated $207 million.

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  • Pirates' Jameson Taillon to start mere weeks after cancer surgery
Pirates' Jameson Taillon to start mere weeks after cancer surgery

But the Pirates gave him a rough time for the very beginning and Freeland departed after 5 ⅔ innings, having given up five runs (four earned) on nine hits. Flowers had been hitless in his first four at-bats before he took Albers' fastball to the opposite field and into the Nationals bullpen. The Nationals' ace gave up six runs and three homers.

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  • Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals

They won a championship, and a year ago it was the greatest regular-season team we had played, probably one of the best postseason teams that everybody's ever seen as well, but we were just able to overcome that. But it's the one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California ...

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  • Blimp goes down at US Open
Blimp goes down at US Open

Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament suffered serious injuries, including burns, investigators said. The Sheriff's Office asked the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board to help investigate the cause.

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  • Lions dance in background as NZ stay on toes against Samoa
Lions dance in background as NZ stay on toes against Samoa

For new All Blacks captain Ben Smith, the role isn't entirely new. For Peter O'Mahony, who had lost his place in the Ireland team this season after 18 months struggling with a chronic knee injury, it came from a chance meeting with former Ireland and Lions captain Paul O'Connell in a corridor.

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  • Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach
Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

Louis, Calgary, New Jersey, Washington, Chicago and Toronto. While much of this is due to personnel in goal and on defense, the Predators were first in goals-against three times and second once in Housley's four seasons there . Housley replaces Dan Bylsma, who was sacked along with general manager Tim Murray in April. Scoring 338 goals and 1,232 p...

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  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Elsewhere in the draft, the Minnesota Twins think they've got their shortstop of the future in the speedy and slick-fielding Royce Lewis . - The Minnesota Twins picked a high school shortstop for the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft.

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

Real Madrid says it believes Cristiano Ronaldo is "innocent" after a Spanish state prosecutor accused him of defrauding the country's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Between 2005 and 2010, foreign players in Spain were protected under the so-called "Beckham law" allowing them to curb their taxes. "Ceding image rights to (Tolli...

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  • Video Surfaces Of Conor McGregor Getting Schooled By Pro Boxer
Video Surfaces Of Conor McGregor Getting Schooled By Pro Boxer

The maximum stake for both offers is £1/€1. ESPN boxing anayst Max Kellerman doesn't think it will be much of a fight . That's right - McGregor v Mayweather is finally happening! That would comfortably shatter the previous record for a boxing pay-per-view bout held by Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015.

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  • West heads south from Warriors to Clippers
West heads south from Warriors to Clippers

West was influential in drafting and not trading Klay Thompson. He joined Golden State in May 2011 and, after the team was 23-43 in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, the team reached the playoffs in the next five seasons. It also would mean escaping the long shadow of the Lakers, at least in their own home arena. For the Clippers , this is a...

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  • Leeds turn to former APOEL boss Thomas Christiansen
Leeds turn to former APOEL boss Thomas Christiansen

Christiansen was approached by owner Andrea Radrizzani after he took APOEL to the last-16 of the Europa League last season. The 44 year old is joining from Cypriot club APOEL Nicosia . Given the player's close bond with the manager and his previous words of praise for the new Boro boss, everything points to another blow for the Yorkshiremen...

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  • Qatar football team faces FIFA sanction for Emir shirt
Qatar football team faces FIFA sanction for Emir shirt

Then Qatar's Hassan Al Haydos broke the deadlock with his second goal of the game in the 74th minute. "We need to feel fortunate that we took a point from here". Afif scored Qatar's second goal in the 51st minute, but the home side's fragile defence could not stand firm. Team Korea answered with a goal from Ki Sung-yueng in the 62nd-minute, and H...

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  • Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener
Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

Huddersfield Town are also in the Premier League for the first time and will head to Crystal Palace on the opening weekend, which is August 12 and 13. With both Brighton and Huddersfield favoured to be mired in a relegation battle they both face daunting run-ins at the end of the season. They were beaten heavily at Chelsea , lost to To...

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

The tournament favourite was too canny for Pliskova, mixing her tactics up with great effect in an astute display at Roland Garros. "Bad luck. OK. It's a tough one", Bacsinszky said when she was informed of that margin, her eyes filling with tears.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open
Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open

Ostapenko was unseeded and a massive outsider for the event at Roland Garros but she defied all the odds with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 victory over Romanian Simona Halep in the final. When Halep faced the media soon after, it was all too clear how she felt. "I've been sick in the stomach with emotion", Halep said. "When I first played on grass I didn...

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