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The Real Madrid striker will cost United upwards of £60million and is seen as a replacement for the recently released Zlatan Ibrahimovic . Jose Mourinho's side moved quickly for Morata after Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann ruled out a move to United last week, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had rejected Atletico's appeal of a transfer ban imposed by Federation Internationale de Football Association.
  • 2 out of 3 ain't bad: Warriors top Cavs for another title

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    The Cavs may one day be Irving's team , but for now, he and James will look ahead to 2017-18, searching for ways to beat the Golden State Warriors . Kevin Pritchard, Bird's successor, said in May that he " doesn't believe in tearing it down " and Love would give the Pacers a proven All-Star in his prime to market and build around.
  • Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante

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    Then, crucially, he says that according to the special counsel regulations , Mueller "may be fired only for good cause", and that he is "required to put that cause in writing". Trump is clearly not insecure about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week, Colbert said, because he said so himself at a press conference on Friday, plus a little extra.
  • Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

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    The Northern Irishman - who is a two-time victor at the US Open - walked the course last week then played rounds over the weekend. "If you put red lines just right along that people wouldn't complain". But then there's that tricky rib injury, which caused McIlroy to shut it down for two months earlier this year, and again for another month after he winced his way to a T-35 finish at the Players Championship .
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

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    Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that Sessions and Kislyak could have met there, though Justice Department officials say there were no private encounters or side meetings. "I'm not claiming executive privilege , because that's the President's power", Sessions told Sen. Comey referred frequently to the attorney general, and included the tantalizing tidbit that there were "facts that I can't discuss in an open setting".
  • Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump

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    Durant and Curry combined for 38 points, one fewer than Durant himself would score in the clinching game of the NBA Finals. His 48.6 percent against the Cavs defense, 40 percent from the perimeter, is a big part of what helped the Warriors stake a big lead in the series, and his 32 points on.733/.750/.1000 shooting in Game 7 of the Finals nearly righted the ship despite LeBron's best efforts.
  • North Korea releases jailed American student

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    He was detained at the airport as he was leaving the country with a tour group in January 2016. Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. "Rodman is in the unusual position of being an acquaintance of both President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ", NPR's Rob Schmitz reports from Shanghai.
  • CONFIRMED: Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United after being released

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    The 35-year-old is out of contract at Old Trafford and the Premier League's retained squad list showed that United had opted against giving the Swede a new deal. Rob is ESPN FC's Manchester United correspondent. "He can be a valuable asset for some other top clubs also". If he sees he is a valuable asset for United he will stay.
  • Penguins travel tough road for back-to-back Stanley Cups

    Penguins travel tough road for back-to-back Stanley Cups

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    But the hockey? Not so much, as by the end of two months of playoff action, it's a war of attrition with the skill and creativity in short supply. That made Karlsson, whose Senators lost the Eastern Conference final against the Penguins in double-overtime in Game 7, as the only vote-getter who didn't play for either Pittsburgh or Nashville, the teams that met in the Cup final.
  • Durant: Curry played like a big dog

    Durant: Curry played like a big dog

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    I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team. "It's just unfortunate for some of the guys on our team that's never been able to get this far and not be able to hold the trophy up", he said.
  • Clemens' son among familiar names on Day 2 of MLB draft

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    High school players are trendy . "He's a guy who loves his teammates". We're just so excited to have him. It's the first time in 4 years that a Bulldog has gone off the board in the 1st round in back to back drafts. He also led ECS to the Division 2-A State Championship Game in football, collecting 3,300 yards of total offense with 33 touchdowns, was named a 2013 Tennessee Mr.
  • Michael Vaughan picks his ICC Champions Trophy 2017 dream team

    Michael Vaughan picks his ICC Champions Trophy 2017 dream team

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    The gif shows snails playing the game of cricket. Tournament hosts England and Bangladesh launch the Champions Trophy , a "mini World Cup" featuring cricket's leading eight one-day worldwide sides, at the Oval on Thursday. Aside from the four players from the Proteas, England have three representatives including captain Joe Root, Australia have two but not their skipper Steve Smith while India and New Zealand have a solitary player each.