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Paulo Dybala says Paul Pogba will stay at Juventus

Dybala made his surprising claim when asked about Juve's quality, saying "Juventus are a great team, exactly like Real, Bayern Munich and Barcelona". We didn't speak about football, but it's a feeling I got. He is now involved with the France national team at Euro 2016 but, once the tournament concludes, there will be talks regarding his future at the club.

Kings take Chriss 8th before trading him to Suns

I love his character. It's a great fit for me. The coach Earl Watson he's a real down-to-Earth guy. He's willing to let me play through my mistakes. Chriss could earn as much as $13.3 million in his rookie deal with the Suns. Instead, they used that pick on Croatian forward Dragan Bender . Cheick Diallo (Mali ) was selected 33rd overall by the Los Angeles Clippers, becoming the highest drafted player ever from Mali.

Warriors GM Bob Myers has little time to ponder finals loss

Thompson joined Morgan and Katelyn on Quick to Listen this week to talk about the mentality of Christians athletes, why fans should cut Steph a break, and what Lebron teaches us about what redemption looks like in the world of sports. "This is gut-wrenching", he said. We missed Boges, but we are still feel very confident that we can win without him. "So it hurts right now. It stings more than anything I've gone through in my career", he said.

Poland beats Switzerland on penalties to reach quarterfinals

Poland though remained on the front foot in the opening ten minutes with the Swiss slow to find their feet. Nawalka, as he did in the pre-match press conference, dismissed any criticism about his captain's lack of goals. A pass back to the star midfielder just inside the eighteen yard box seemed a bit too high, until Shaqiri executed a fantastic overhead volley that found the bottom right corner of Fabianski's goal.

Fury denies drugs allegations

In a statement , Team Fury declared, "We are baffled by today's story in the Sunday Mirror ". Tyson Fury, the WBO and WBA world heavyweight champion, denies allegations that an irregularity arose in a drug test previous year. Peter Fury, the champion's uncle and trainer, confirmed that the rematch will still take place at the Manchester Arena. Fury, meanwhile, remains on course for a super-fight with fellow Briton Anthony Joshua after the Londoner defended his IBF belt with a ...

Albania has to wait to see if it qualifies for next round

Firecrackers were lit, cars rang their horns for hours and people danced to folk music. But one look at the faces of the Albanian bench as they celebrated wildly with Sadiku, whose face was one of unbridled joy, and all rational thought goes out.

Ticket allocation unfair, says Ireland manager

It does seem a bit lopsided. " You'd expect the home nation to have got an extra few, but that's a lot more". It's unfair, particularly the way our fans have travelled and what they've brought to the tournament. Sometimes in group matches, Keane said, they could be caught between sticking and twisting. Conversely, that is why the energy levels can not afford to drop because when this French side turn defence into attack, Ireland will need to get numbers behind the ball, such is the ...

Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals

Ozil, Thomas Mueller and Toni Kroos all missed further chances before Gomez finally beat Kozacik at his near post in the 43rd after some fine work from Julian Draxler. Plus, as midfielder Vladimir Weiss pointed out, they have the confidence that comes from beating the world champions in their own backyard. He arrived in France following his best season yet for Bayern Munich, scoring 32 goals and setting up 12 others, helping his team to win the Bundesliga and German Cup double.

Frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo claims Iceland have 'small mentality'

Marcel Koller's men will look to put their loss to Hungary behind them and move off the bottom of the group. Arnason enjoyed a much better night against Ronaldo compared to when they met at club level in the Champions League earlier this season, with the La Liga giants securing a 8-0 win in Sweden.

Russian Federation given suspended disqualification from Euro 2016

It ordered the "suspended disqualification " of the team in the event of any more disturbances inside stadiums during the tournament and fined the Russian Football Union 150,000 euros. Russia's next game is against Slovakia in Lille tomorrow and there have been concerns over further trouble as England take on Wales in nearby Lens a day later.

Russian fans deported from France but plan to return

UEFA has already handed the country a suspended disqualification from the tournament. From the 2010 riots to numerous smaller battles with police in and around stadiums across Russia, they have proved a challenge for Russian law enforcement.

Johnson wins in Nottingham for first ATP title

Cuevas - who is ranked at number 25 in the world rankings - started aggressively but he was soon pegged back by Evans who eventually came through the first set in a tie-break. Yesterday and today I won against really good players on this surface. I was born playing on clay but this is my first time playing with confidence on grass.

Loew wants Germany to be 'better than England' vs. Slovakia

Boateng, who was forced off early with a calf injury in the 1-0 win over Northern Ireland on Tuesday, trained on Saturday morning before departing for Lille. "We know that Slovakia asked a few questions at the time but we were in preparation mode. There are different factors at play". "They're a technical side, very direct and compact, and they've shown their defensive side already in the tournament", Schneider said.

Anthony among 10 set for US Olympic basketball

A flurry of reports ahead of next week's announcement of the final U.S. roster for Brazil was topped when Cleveland.com said James has told USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski that he will not play in August.

LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

And the sight of James, who scorned the city by leaving in 2010, holding the Larry O'Brien trophy as he rides through town is certain to produce cheers and some tears from fans waiting a lifetime to see one of Cleveland's three teams finish first.

IAAF issues guidelines on Russian track athletes

The key issue for the board will be deciding what, in the words of the criteria, is a "sufficiently long period for the athlete to have been subject to other (fully adequate) anti-doping systems outside of the country of his/her national federation".

Croatia vs Portugal in last-16 fixture in Lens

The victor of this game takes on Poland in the quarter-finals. Portugal rarely threatened, though the team looked more alert when young star Renato Sanches entered the pitch. It will be a great game, I'm sure. There was no breakthrough, so the game will go to extra time. Juventus frontman Mario Mandzukic is also likely to shake off a knock to retake his place after Croatia coach Ante Cacic made five changes for the historic win over Spain.

Own goal sends Wales to Euro quarters

As the Wales squad celebrated victory over Northern Ireland in Paris, Bale emerged onto the pitch with his daughter, three-year-old Alba Violet, Wales Online reports . It's a quarter-final, doesn't matter who you play. It will be the first time Wales will contest a quarter-final match since the 1958 World Cup. We knew it was going to be an ugly match, ' Bale said.

Wales dominant as it beats Russian Federation 3-0 to win group

Although they failed to break the stalemate, his players kept the pressure up throughout the game and managed 30 shots while Slovakia rarely played in England's final third. In a match labelled "high risk" following violent clashes between Russian and England supporters in Marseille last week, it was Wales who provided all the drama on a balmy night in Toulouse.

Thunder send Ibaka to Magic for Oladipo, Sabonis

When the Magic were on the clock, they selected Gonzaga sophomore power forward Domantas Sabonis. Sabonis, meanwhile, is the son of Hall-of-Famer, former Portland Trail Blazer Arvydas Sabonis. He averaged career highs of 15.1 points and 8.8 rebounds in 2013-14, but those numbers fell to 12.6 points and 6.8 rebounds last season. His career stats are 11.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game.