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by | June 18, 2017 | 04:14

The Seagulls have not disclosed the fee they paid for the 25-year-old stopper, however their previous record signing is the £4.46m (AU$7.49m) they paid for Irish centre back Shane Duffy from Blackburn. "We're very much looking forward to working with him for the season ahead", Hughton told Brighton's club site. Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan (centre) from Down Under will join Brighton and Hove Albion for club record fee.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:06

When he finished his round at Erin Hills, the four-times major victor was four shots outside the projected cut of one over. Triple-bogeys have a way of sinking a round, but somehow that wasn't the situation for Paul Casey on Friday at the U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:03

Diego Costa was regarded as Atletico Madrid's top target to replace Griezmann and it remains to be seen whether Chelsea can afford to sign a new striker without selling Costa. The France global is believed to be a top target for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho as he looks to add more quality to his squad for the club's return to the Champions League next season.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:49

Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant previous year . Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:48

Real are looking to recoup more than four times the £15.8m they paid Juventus previous year but Morata's pedigree in front of goal makes him an ideal potential signing. "I do not know [if he will stay at Real]". Morata has an eye for a pass and can link up the play well, which he will be required to do at Old Trafford.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:49

That all spells trouble for the rest of the league, who saw the Warriors capture a title in 2015, win a record-setting 73 games the next regular season before Durant moved to the Bay Area and the team became a juggernaut. The most vociferous response came from small forward Andre Iguodala who said, " Hell, nah! " when questioned by journalist Sam Amick from USA Today.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:41

The hot-button controversy seemed to be over, until the comments made by Warriors forward Andre Iguodala to USA Today before Golden State clinched the title Monday in Game 5 of the NBA Finals . "We're going to do whatever it takes to keep Steph here and happy", Lacob told The Mercury News . "This is history. We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:43

Lendl says: 'He has paid the price for playing so much past year, but he is getting back to his best.' Murray goes on: 'I'm on my toes more when he's around'. "I'll continue to play and so long as my body is fine". The born-Glasgowian completed a winning run at the grass-court #Grand Slam Event for the first time in 2013 after years of failing do end champion.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:36

They had to be flawless even to win a game in these NBA Finals. These Warriors are likely going to win multiple titles with Durant and Curry paired for the next five years through their primes. Since Trump was sworn into office, he has been visited by championship teams such as the New England Patriots and Clemson Tigers, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have said that they will go to the White House if invited, but Warriors players as a whole are reportedly opposed to it.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:35

The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship. Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. "We have a whole team of humble Warriors and then we have one guy in Draymond who stirs the pot", Kerr said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:29

After his decision to leave Oklahoma City for the Warriors , Durant's dream came true on Monday when Golden State beat Cleveland 129-120 to win the best-of-seven NBA Finals four games to one. "I think we handle (the White House situation) when it gets there. So, I'll have that mindset, KD's going to have that mindset". James could opt out of his contract after next season, so he will want to see some progress.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:30

The NBA only hands out five-game suspensions when a player is caught using marijuana for a third time. The 31-year-old Ellis is coming off of one of the worst seasons of his National Basketball Association career. It's bad that both men drew drug suspensions, as they will bring up a lot of questions, but the sadder part is that neither will probably be missed by their respective teams.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:27

And Yuvi came in and just took all the pressure off me. "I felt like a club batsman while playing alongside Yuvi, the way he was hitting the ball. I feel it was a outstanding performance and India really deserved this win and as Dada was saying before it was a very good practice game".

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:24

But a monumental effort by Del Potro saw him break back for 5-5, only to instantly drop serve again as Murray yanked him around the court with tight angles, drop shots and lobs. Other Top 10 winners were No. 3 Stan Wawrinka handling No. 28 Fabio Fognini 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-2, and No. 7 Marin Cilic rolling past Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:23

The former Barcelona youth player is not only great with his hands, but also shows strong ability with his feet. Germany is the top-ranked team in the eight-nation Confederations Cup , at No. Ronaldo has scored 11 goals in five games with Portugal this season. El Tri are seeking to win their second Confederations Cup after winning the tournament in Mexico in 1999.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:22

India has won all of their matchups in global tournaments for the last five years, including two weeks ago on the Trophy's opening weekend. Defending champions India had got the better of their rivals in the league stage of the ongoing tournament.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:18

Fowler , the overnight leader after a record-equalling seven-under-par 65 on Thursday, grabbed an early birdie in his second round to move one shot clear of the field at eight under. It was this lovely 3-iron on the 515-yard, par-4 3rd (his 12th hole of the day) that set Casey up for the birdie which gave him a share of the lead.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:11

Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff on Wednesday. England had come into the semifinals winning 11 out of their last 12 ODI encounters. The skipper says his team and management didn't panic after the heavy defeat to India in the opening game. Instead, Pakistan were able to cruise to their victory target, having adapted to the slow and low surface with some skilled seam bowling and dynamic batting.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:05

Open . Hoffman birdied five of his first eight holes to get to 9 under, one shot clear of a massive logjam in second. "The greens were still receptive to good shots, but they were firmer and faster", said Fowler. 2, Fowler missed the cut in his last two U.S. Open starts. He never would have guessed it. "And just unfortunately, this didn't pan out". It didn't for McIlroy , either.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:03

Honestly, you cant think of those things when you step on to the field", said Kohli in the pre-match press conference on Saturday."I know there are expectations, there are people who want us to do well every time we play. Some teams start very confidently and then they fade off. But following what coach Mickey Arthur labelled a "shambolic" display, Pakistan recovered to beat South Africa, the top-ranked team in this eight-nation one-day global tournament.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:05

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly unanimously chose to decline their invitation to visit President Trump at the White House following last night's NBA Finals clinching victory over the Cavs. Two years ago, fans likened their team's rise to that of the city itself, which had shed its reputation as the crime-plagued and protest-studded stepchild of San Francisco to become a must-go destination featured in national and global media.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:00

Greg Rusedski was left stunned by the level of play Rafael Nadal produced against Stan Wawrinka . In the buildup, both men had talked about the need to be aggressive, but it was Nadal who pushed Wawrinka around and pushed him into going for too much.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:55

Residents of Oakland, which lost one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. Green wore a T-shirt that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the logo on the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena, which is referred to as The Q. Green told NBC Bay Area that the shirt reflected the Warriors' quick win over the Cavaliers .

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:57

He agrees their tournament is going very well so far, but added: 'If you had asked me that at the halfway stage, I probably would have said it wasn't. The New Zealanders fell 87 runs short of their 311 run target and now find themselves in a precarious position with one match left to play against Bangladesh and a weak net run-rate.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:54

They are: Flynn; Paul Manafort , Trump's former campaign manager; Rick Gates, Manafort's business partner; Carter Page , a former foreign policy adviser; and Roger J Stone Jr, an informal adviser to Mr Trump. Moscow has denied any interference and the White House has denied any collusion. The records included "emails, voicemails, text messages, instant messages, social media posts , Word or WordPerfect documents, spreadsheets, databases, telephone logs, audio recordings, videos, ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:46

With a 118-113 victory, Golden State is now one win away from sweeping away the Cavs and finishing the playoffs with a ideal 16-0 record. The Cavs' offense went cold, while the Warriors chipped away at the lead. The Warriors are the only team in the National Basketball Association that plays small ball better than the Celtics, and it would give them less of a strategic advantage against Boston.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:41

He missed the cut at last year's PGA and withdrew from this year's Masters after falling down a staircase. Casey laid up in the rough, took two chops to get out of more rough behind the 14th green, and staggered away with a triple-bogey 8 that might have ruined his day at Erin Hills .

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:40

However, Hampden Park erupted in the 87th minute when Leigh Griffiths curled home a 25-yard free-kick for his first worldwide goal, before lightning struck twice in the final minute of normal time as another set-piece from the Celtic star put Scotland on the brink of a famous Group F victory.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:36

I'm one of them‚ and we do have a lot of soldiers in this side". Zambia will come into this match on the back of their AFCON qualifier against Mozambique - it also takes place on Saturday in Ndola. "I believe it is good to score early but at the same time, they can not afford to be caught napping at the back". It means that we can be quick and slow if we so choose.We have players, who can match the opponents side by side.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:37

The down-on-its-luck city that always seems to take a back seat to San Francisco will get a rare chance to sit back and celebrate itself Thursday in a parade and rally for the hometown Golden State Warriors and their second National Basketball Association championship in three years.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:36

As Britain entered a sixth day of political turmoil, Mrs May's team continued talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to secure their support after the Prime Minister failed to win a majority in last Thursday's election.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:37

Half-centuries from Fakhar Zaman (50) and Sarfraz (61 not out) got the job done after Hasan Ali (3-43) and Junaid Khan (3-40) did well to restrict Sri Lanka to 236 all out. Of his narrow escape, he said: "That time I didn't see the hand of [bowler Lasith] Malinga". Hafeez, who started off clobbering all-rounder Ben Stokes for a massive six, got the winning runs with a boundary off the same bowler as Pakistan overhauled the target with 77 balls to spare.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:34

Ronaldo, meanwhile, is reportedly keen to leave Madrid amid scrutiny in Spain over his tax affairs. Juventus "have a duty" to make an approach for AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma should he become available, according to general director Giuseppe Marotta .

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:34

Matsuyama birdied six of his first eight holes. Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80. He missed a six-foot putt on his last hole, which would have given him sole possession of the lead. It didn't for Rory McIlroy , either. Rain-softened conditions at Erin Hills made greens more receptive and a lack of brisk winds left the course virtually defenceless.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:27

In February, Curry, who is paid to endorse Under Armour apparel, took strong issue with that company's CEO, Kevin Plank, calling Trump an "asset". The story took on a life of its own on Tuesday when CNBC analyst Joshua M. ". I'm sure we will have a conversation about it pretty soon". With the title in their hands, it's time for the ceremonial parade to celebrate their victory.