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Author: 0 Man United bid €35m for another Benfica defender

Victor Lindelof is not thinking about his £40 million price tag and insists he's just happy to have signed for Manchester United early in the transfer window. Semedo is also being targeted by Barcelona , Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City , with the Lisbon giants apparently demanding at least €40 million for the Portugal worldwide.

Sports Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again
Author: 0 Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again

Clint Bowyer was third in qualifying, followed by Kyle Busch , former Chesterfield resident Denny Hamlin and Ryan Blaney , last week's victor. About the only thing not going totally Larson's way is that he ranks third in the series in playoff points, the points that drivers will have added to their totals in the first three rounds of the playoffs when the points are reset.

Sports Helmut Kohl dies, former German Chancellor
Author: 0 Helmut Kohl dies, former German Chancellor

Kohl acted as a mentor for Germany's current chancellor, Angela Merkel, handing her her first ministerial post in 1991 and referring to her as his Mädchen or girl. He is credited with bringing East and West Germany together after the fall of the Berlin Wall. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who served as Luxembourg's prime minister while Kohl was in office, tweeted: "Helmut's death hurts me deeply".

Sports Nolan Arenado Completes Cycle vs. Giants with Walk-Off Home Run
Author: 0 Nolan Arenado Completes Cycle vs. Giants with Walk-Off Home Run

As was evident by the camera completely shaking as Arenado rounded the bases, the moment sent Rockies fans into an absolute frenzy, and even garnered some "MVP" chants for Arenado . Rookie Kyle Freeland led the way in the latest solid pitching effort for the Rockies on Saturday, and Tony Wolters drove in a pair of runs. It was his second game-ending homer in the majors and the eighth cycle in club history.

Sports Teen texts family: I'm being chased by a bear
Author: 0 Teen texts family: I'm being chased by a bear

The teen was said to be halfway through the race when he texted a relative that he was being chased by a bear . "I've been running in the mountains for 30 years", Precosky told KTUU . Crockett said bear encounters are not common on Bird Ridge. The boy's death comes almost a month after a Canadian man survived a black bear attack.

Sports England Under-21s passed test of nerve against Slovakia - Aidy Boothroyd
Author: 0 England Under-21s passed test of nerve against Slovakia - Aidy Boothroyd

Cue Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson , who equalised shortly after half time, before Southampton winger Nathan Redmond got England properly back on track with a fine victor. The goalscorer Mawson is developing something of a reputation in front of goal having been one of only three centre-backs to find the net four or more times in the last Premier League season.

Author: 0 Lakers trying to add another lottery pick before NBA Draft

Although the Celtics were the number one seed in the east their trade with the Brooklyn Nets back in 2013 afforded them the number one pick in this year's draft. Ball will finally fulfill his family's dream - especially LaVar's - of him playing with the Lakers . The Los Angeles Lakers have so many alternatives at No.

Author: 0 Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

Talking to media after England's defeat in the semi-final, Morgan said that his team was nowhere near to the game it played earlier in the tournament. Sarfraz Ahmed's #Pakistan team had the lowest ranking entering the Champions Trophy, and was pilloried after a disappointing opening loss that had critics suggesting it couldn't advance beyond the group stage.

Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

Despite Ronaldo's relationship with Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho not being flawless during his compatriot's three years in charge at Madrid , former Bernabeu president Calderon believes a reunion could be on the cards. Ronaldo is internationally renowned thanks to his unprecedented football talent. Real's officials were stunned by his decision, but, according to Marca , believe they can persuade the 32-year-old four-time world player of the year to stay with the LaLiga outfit.

Author: 0 Tottenham demand whopping £50m for key ace as PL rivals circle

Dier's potential has caught the eye of Jose Mourinho as the England worldwide has emerged as a key target for the United manager as he looks to bring in midfield reinforcements this summer. Tottenham's ceiling of £100,000 a week is causing consternation among the squad as they see other clubs paying greater salaries. Spurs are expected to be busy this summer ahead of another season of Champions League football, with the North London club riding the crest of a wave under Mauricio ...

Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

After the thriller opening game, Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees lock horns in the second game of the three-game series tonight. Betts caught the ba. Sabathia got Jackie Bradley Jr.to hit a comebacker that he fielded with his bare hand to keep Rutledge at third. Jonathan Holder finished with a flawless ninth.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo starts but Portugal held by Mexico in Confederations Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . Ronaldo has never played against El Tri , and the Mexican media have been firing questions about him to Mexico's players at every opportunity since the team arrived in Kazan on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico in Group A before facing the hosts and New Zealand. Mexico has won five of its last six matches , with a 2-1 home loss to Croatia in a friendly in May. "Cristiano is totally focused in helping our team".

Sports Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis
Author: 0 Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

Asked what her best birthday present has been so far, she said: "I think maybe this one is one of the best ones". For many years, big things have happened for me at Roland Garros. High energy, fast feet and firm ball striking helped Bacsinszky navigating a tempestuous wind at the start, two rain delays and the pro-Mladenovic French crowd.

Author: 0 Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico in Group A before facing the hosts and New Zealand. The potential availability of the Portugal worldwide, one of the most marketable players in the world, would alert a number of top clubs plus big-spending Chinese Super League sides looking to make a statement.

Author: 0 High winds to make final round of US Open interesting

This is his third appearance at the US Open , and the first time he has made the cut. Englishman Paul Casey who had a share of the overnight lead, crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey to sit six off the pace with nine to play.

Sports Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Smolov was named Budweiser Man of the Match, while New Zealand now have two unwanted Tournament of Champions records to their name, having gone 513 minutes without scoring in the competition and ten matches without winning. New Zealand have now gone winless in 10 games straight in the Confederations Cup, with their best result coming in 2009, earning a 0-0 draw against Iraq in South Africa.

Author: 0 Brian Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Open record for low round in relation to par. There were some incredible shots one in particular was Justin Thomas' Eagle Putt on 18. It's not much different than what USGA executive director Mike Davis said about bringing the U.S. Westwood had bogeyed the third and fifth before a superb tee shot on the 239-yard sixth - which played as the most hard hole on Thursday - set up a birdie from 18 feet.