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Everton have been amongst the Premier League's big spenders so far this summer, but the men from Merseyside are set to see star striker Romelu Lukaku depart Goodison Park. Chelsea have always been linked with a move for the Belgium global, but they face strong competition from Manchester United , who are also pushing to do a deal.
  • Heat considered current favorite to sign top free agent Gordon Hayward

    Heat considered current favorite to sign top free agent Gordon Hayward

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    Why will they land there? With Paul George headed to Oklahoma City, the pressure is now squarely on Danny Ainge to salvage the Celtics offseason in the next couple weeks with a major signing. But both could be on the move now; the Pacers will likely have to trade George now to ensure that they don't lose him for nothing next summer, and Anthony could be freed by NY after the Knicks decided this week to part ways with Phil Jackson after three futile, playoff-free, turbulence-filled ...
  • Murray determined to make Wimbledon

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    Murray's withdrawal was precautionary and the two-time Wimbledon champion meant to play at the club on Friday, the spokesman said. "Over the best of five sets, over two weeks, only the tough survive". "I was so down", he said. I just remember he had a great forehand. Murray claimed he was still finding his feet on grass after two weeks on the clay in Paris but early tournament exits have become a theme for the Brit this year.
  • Jeff Teague Agrees to 3-Year Contract With Timberwolves

    Jeff Teague Agrees to 3-Year Contract With Timberwolves

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    He shot a solid 36 percent from three-point range last season, but doesn't exactly fill the defensive shoes that Rubio will leave behind in Minnesota . In total the Wolves have nine players (including the eventual signing of Patton) under contract , with three unrestricted free agents: Omri Casspi, Adreian Payne , and Brandon Rush , and one restricted free agent, Shabazz Muhammad .
  • George Lucas to build US$1.5 billion museum in Los Angeles

    George Lucas to build US$1.5 billion museum in Los Angeles

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    The Lucas collection includes about 10,000 paintings, illustrations and other items, with works from Norman Rockwell , N.C. Wyeth, Thomas Hart Benton and many others, along with mementos from many films, including " Star Wars ". "Basically where I started my career was in school here". The couple abandoned their dream of building the museum in Chicago last fall and considering alternative sites on the West Coast, ultimately landing on LA .
  • Malcolm Brogdon wins 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    Malcolm Brogdon wins 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award

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    Brogdon is the first non-first round pick to win rookie of the year in 60 years. Brogdon beat out 76ers small forward Dario Saric and forward Joel Embiid . He ended the two-year reign of Stephen Curry, who last season was the league's first unanimous MVP. Earlier Monday the NBA announced Brodgon was chosen to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
  • Fielding Coach Sridhar Picks Ravi Shastri over Anil Kumble

    Fielding Coach Sridhar Picks Ravi Shastri over Anil Kumble

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    The BCCI is aiming to announce the new coach before India head to Sri Lanka in July. Prasad, who played 33 Tests and 162 ODIs in the 90s, is set to finish his three-year term as the junior India chief selector in September this year. Earlier, Kumble informed that skipper Virat Kohli had reservations about his work "style" and his extension as the head coach, which prompted him to resign.
  • Crushed by air bag recalls, Takata files for bankruptcy in US, Japan

    Crushed by air bag recalls, Takata files for bankruptcy in US, Japan

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    This points to around 40 million air bags as yet uncollected in the US and Japan combined. Takata also filed a similar debt-restructuring process in Japan simultaneously early Monday morning. It agrees to accept an independent compliance monitor and agrees to a recall of some 32 million inflators on vehicles for many automakers, including BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

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    Another Mendes client, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico Madrid. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its other leading stars. And after a previous move for the player collapsed, United do not wish to become involved in another lengthy and potentially fruitless pursuit.
  • Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

    Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

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    I think I ran out of gas in my first or second year on the last lap. "It kept me from sitting around and trying to find something to do on Saturday ", Harvick said. Ricky Rudd won the first Cup race held at Sonoma in 1989. Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray started on the pole for Chip Ganassi Racing and hoped to give the owner a Sunday sweep after Scott Dixon won the Indy vehicle race at Road America.
  • Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

    Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

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    D'Antoni, known for high-powered offensive system that ranked second this season, helped guide the Rockets to 55 wins, grabbing the third seed in the Western Conference. Rookie of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee. The Oklahoma City All-Star joined Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for an entire season, leading the Thunder into the playoffs after Kevin Durant left for Golden State.
  • NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

    NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

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    While Colangelo said he expects all three of the foreign players to spend the 2017-18 season overseas, the Sixers seem especially intrigued by Pasecniks. Furthermore, 10 of the lottery's first 11 picks comprised of one-and-done college players. The Sixers made four picks in the second round: UCLA and Australian forward Jonah Bolden; Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans, SMU guard Sterling Brown and power forward Mathias Lessort out of France.
  • Carrick not thinking about Ronaldo reunion at Man Utd

    Carrick not thinking about Ronaldo reunion at Man Utd

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    Reports from Spain emerged that the 31-year-old wanted to leave the club, as he no longer wants to play in Spain. The legendary forward has scored 118 goals in 292 appearances for United before making his way to Real in 2009, where he has broken all records to become the club's all-time greatest scorer.
  • India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

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    The victory over arch-rivals also helped Pakistan improve their ICC ODI rankings and saw them leapfrog to sixth place. "Whether that gets changed, the consideration has been given to changing to two T20s in a four-year cycle which would mean swapping the Champions Trophy for a World T20", he added.
  • Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

    Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

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    Unfortunately for viewers, Smith wasn't on the show at the time due to the recent passing of his mother, and Wanda did make sure to offer condolences and say that she respected Smith above all else. LeBron James has 12 points and so does Kyrie Irving for the Cavs. Durant shot 14 of 20 overall and 5 of 8 on 3-pointers, hitting three of his threes during the critical second-quarter run that lasted more than seven minutes and turned a 41-33 deficit into a 61-45 advantage.
  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

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    The honours capped a remarkable sophomore season for the 20-year-old centre, who won his first scoring title and led the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup playoffs after an 11-year absence. McDavid also won the Ted Lindsay Award , given to the leagues most outstanding performer in a vote of his fellow players. Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson won the Bill Masterton Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.