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MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda after 13 seasons MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda after 13 seasons
- June 05, 2018

The pairing of Marquez and Lorenzo at Honda will go down in history due to their large amount of silverware: 11 World Championship titles between the two, seven of which arrived in MotoGP, four from Marquez (2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017) and three from Lorenzo (2010, 2012 and 2015). (more...)
Ty Lue: 'We're Going to Give Rodney Hood a Chance' Ty Lue: 'We're Going to Give Rodney Hood a Chance'
- June 05, 2018

He had much more success during the regular season for the Cavs, including a seven-game stretch from late March through early April when Hood averaged 13.9 points on 49.3 percent from the field and 44 percent from 3 with 2.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals per game and Cleveland went 6-1. (more...)
Ryan Giggs demands more from Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba Ryan Giggs demands more from Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba
- June 05, 2018

If I'm in this position today, it's by being like this. "I'm not going to be offended if someone says: 'I don't love you.' That's your right". 73 per cent of supporters don't think that Paul Pogba warrants a place in Deschamps' starting line up after a series of underwhelming warm up game performances. (more...)
Arsenal Confirm First Signing After Wenger Era Arsenal Confirm First Signing After Wenger Era
- June 05, 2018

Who is Lichtsteiner, and why has new manager Unai Emery chose to make him his first signing at the Emirates Stadium? Emery can be pleased to get such a quality, title-winning player for free. Emery told the club's official website: "Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to our squad". Lichtsteiner has 99 caps for Switzerland and will captain his country at the World Cup. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Clowned The Cavs on Jimmy Kimmel Live
- June 05, 2018

On Monday night, however, Thomas completely changed his tune when he participated in an National Basketball Association edition of Generation Gap on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The Cavs acquired Thomas from the Celtics in an offseason trade a year ago, but he missed the season's first three months as he recovered from hip surgery. (more...)
New Number One As Forbes Publish Highest-Paid Athletes List 2018 New Number One As Forbes Publish Highest-Paid Athletes List 2018
- June 05, 2018

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was the highest paid athlete the two previous years. Floyd Mayweather retained his place as the highest paid athlete in the world after earning $285m (£213.4m) past year, with the majority of his pay coming from his high-profile fight against Conor McGregor , who himself placed fourth on the list with earnings of $99m (£74.1m). (more...)
Steven Adams' 'like' of anti-Melo comment was accident, says Thunder Steven Adams' 'like' of anti-Melo comment was accident, says Thunder
- June 05, 2018

It's going to be interesting how Anthony reacts this time around once he finds out that one of his teammates have liked an Instagram comment that ridicules his value to the Thunder. After scoring a career-low 16.2 points per game and shooting a career-worst 40.4 percent from the floor, Anthony has been under fire from the franchise's fan base - but not from his teammates, Adams insists. (more...)
French Open 2018: Madison Keys beats Yulia Putintseva to reach semi-finals
- June 05, 2018

Open final. Putintseva, 23, held a 5-3 lead and was serving for the first set, before Keys fought back to win it in a tie-break. "Even playing on clay, it was green clay, which is much faster and much different", she told reporters. "In the first set, I just needed to focus more and trust my game". As the match wore on, the World No.13 never faced a break point on her own serve in the second set, and delivered the deciding break of the Putintseva serve in the seventh game before securing ... (more...)
XFL Names Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Commissioner and CEO XFL Names Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Commissioner and CEO
- June 05, 2018

Eight teams will play a 10-game schedule, and a four-team playoff will determine the champion. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Luck said the job "will be a labor of love" and a "unique opportunity to re-imagine the game that has been a constant in my life for 40 years", according to an email. (more...)
76ers Hire Monty Williams As Lead Assistant Coach 76ers Hire Monty Williams As Lead Assistant Coach
- June 05, 2018

That put Brown in the market for another assistant. The Sixers have hired former New Orleans head coach Monty Williams as Brown's lead assistant, a move first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Williams then became associate head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder in 15-16, but his wife was killed in auto crash in February 2016. After some time off, he joined the Spurs front office. (more...)
Former Kentucky Athletic Director C.M. Newton Dies at Age 88 Former Kentucky Athletic Director C.M. Newton Dies at Age 88
- June 05, 2018

When Pitino left for the Boston Celtics the following year, Newton made Tubby Smith the first African-American head coach in school history, almost 30 years after Adolph Rupp's all-white Wildcats lost to Texas Western, which started five black players, in the 1966 national title game. (more...)
Anthony Joshua: Alexander Povetkin deal close despite Deontay Wilder talks Anthony Joshua: Alexander Povetkin deal close despite Deontay Wilder talks
- June 05, 2018

Eddie Hearn says his "gut feeling" is that Anthony Joshua will face Alexander Povetkin in his next fight, despite being close to an agreement with Deontay Wilder after lengthy talks. I think it will get agreed in the next couple of weeks and probably signed. "So what fans need to know is they are getting the fight - it's just a case of whether it's September-October or December-February". (more...)
Doctors reveal what happened to Liverpool goalkeeper during Champions League final Doctors reveal what happened to Liverpool goalkeeper during Champions League final
- June 05, 2018

Salah, 25, left the field in tears with a shoulder injury and has since had surgery on the problem. Two minutes later, Karius committed a howler when he attempted to throw a pass out to the Liverpool defence only for it to go straight to Real striker Karim Benzema for the opening goal of the final. (more...)
Girlfriend Of Potential No. 1 MLB Draft Pick Is Going Viral Girlfriend Of Potential No. 1 MLB Draft Pick Is Going Viral
- June 05, 2018

The whole draft goes from Monday to Wednesday. The Tigers used the first overall pick on Auburn pitcher Casey Mize, who had spent much of the spring being projected as the draft's top player. 1 overall by the Detroit Tigers in the 2018 MLB Draft. In Mize's regional outing, he struck out 11 in seven innings of work, having allowed just one run on four hits against Army. (more...)
Arsenal sign Juventus and Switzerland full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner
- June 05, 2018

Emery can be pleased to get such a quality, title-winning player for free. "Stephan will improve us on and off the pitch", Emery said of the move. Let the Unai Emery era begin. "I think we all know that". A move for Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos is at an advanced stage, while central midfield is also on Arsenal's list of summer priorities. (more...)
Chelsea and Arsenal to battle for Barcelona keeper, valuation between €30M-€35M Chelsea and Arsenal to battle for Barcelona keeper, valuation between €30M-€35M
- June 05, 2018

In addition to Chelsea and Arsenal's supposed interest, the Dutch stopper has also been linked Liverpool , as rumours surrounding the Reds' search for a new keeper only increasing since Loris Karius' Champions League final blunders. The Barcelona and Holland goalkeeper's current deal contains a €60M release clause, a hefty fee for a number two. Barcelona are ready to stand firm, however, and are not prepared to sell the Netherlands worldwide for anything lower than his €60 million (£52m) ... (more...)
Arsenal close in on £16m Sokratis Papastathopoulos transfer Arsenal close in on £16m Sokratis Papastathopoulos transfer
- June 05, 2018

Tuttosport indicate Marseille, where Benatia, began his senior career, are tracking him too. Arsenal and Marseille may have to wait for a decision from Benatia as Morocco's World Cup campaign will run until June 9 at the earliest. Arsenal are likely to make Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos the first signing of the Unai Emery era in a £16m deal with Borussia Dortmund . (more...)
Alex Iwobi Alex Iwobi "excited" to play under Unai Emery
- June 05, 2018

Former gunners winger Anders Limpar has hailed the Sweden global as one of the best prospects in Europe. "He's the biggest prospect we have in Europe". I think he'd be a superb addition to the squad if we could get a deal agreed, however, that's not going to be straightforward as the report says Bayern are determined to keep hold of their club-record signing this summer. (more...)
Stephan Lichtsteiner joins Arsenal: Unai Emery reveals all about first Gunners deal
- June 05, 2018

Emery's first task as Gunners head coach was to strengthen a side which aims to close the gap on their Premier League rivals next season, with defence a clear priority having conceded 51 times in the Premier League during Arsene Wenger's final season in charge. (more...)
76ers Hire Paul/Weiss To Investigate Bryan Colangelo 76ers Hire Paul/Weiss To Investigate Bryan Colangelo
- June 05, 2018

It's been less than a week of reactions to the Sixers' president of basketball operations being linked to a handful of anonymous accounts used to criticize NBA players and colleagues. The Sixers are pushing for a resolution as soon as early this week. So far, ownership has been reluctant to separate Colangelo from any family member or close associate responsible for this embarrassing episode, league sources said. (more...)
Stephens and Keys on collision course after overcoming… Stephens and Keys on collision course after overcoming…
- June 05, 2018

Keys, the US Open runner-up previous year, will face either Czech 26th seed Barbora Strycova or Yulia Putintseva , the 98th-ranked Kazakh, for a place in the semi-finals. "I feel like a lot of times I get too passive or too aggressive, and it's finding that middle ground", she said. Keys squandered a match point in the next game, however, and the 23-year-old U.S. (more...)
Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola "often has problems with Africans"
- June 05, 2018

In an interview given to France Football , Toure said that he wanted to "break the myth" about Guardiola, who he also played under while at Barcelona. And after winning the Premier League title last season with Manchester City, Pep Guardiola was the first to announce that Yaya Toure will not be part of his plans for next season. (more...)
Wozniacki races into fourth round Wozniacki races into fourth round
- June 05, 2018

Meanwhile, employing a vicious topspin forehand modelled on her idol Rafael Nadal's weapon-of-choice, Kasatkina recovered from a mid-match blip in her match to reach the last-16, defeating Greece's Maria Sakkari 6-1 1-6 6-3. Kvitova's win against Arruabarrena gave her a 13th consecutive victory on clay and she says the hand injury sustained during a robbery at her home at the end of 2016 is not bothering her. (more...)
Details of Fred's Manchester United deal revealed
- June 05, 2018

The same article states that Fred made the short trip to Manchester for a medical at the Old Trafford outfit having played in Brazil's 2-0 friendly win over Croatia at Anfield. He feels United have pulled off quite a coup, with a top talent heading to World Cup 2018 considered to be ready for the step up to a Premier League stage. (more...)
Steve Smith and David Warner to play in Global T20 in Canada Steve Smith and David Warner to play in Global T20 in Canada
- June 05, 2018

All contests will take place at Maple Leaf Cricket Club in Toronto. Smith continues to train in private, doing some work in the nets with the help of his dad. The former Australia Test captain and vice-captain were handed 12-month bans from worldwide and first-class cricket for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal during the team's tour of South Africa earlier this year. (more...)

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