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Mourinho concerned by United's preparation for the new campaign: 'The preseason is very bad'

Jose Mourinho has admitted he is worried about Manchester United's start of the season because so many of his players had long World Cups.

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Mourinho challenges Pogba to recreate World Cup form

Jose Mourinho has issued a challenge to Paul Pogba to recreate his World Cup form for Manchester United next season.

Mourinho worried about Man United's threadbare squad

Jose Mourinho isn't thrilled about not having several first-team players at his disposal as Man United embark on their preseason tour in the U.S.


Mourinho: Fred compliments Man United midfield

Jose Mourinho speaks to whether or not Man United will sign any additional players and how he sees Fred fitting into the midfield.


Mourinho: Pogba's World Cup triumph only a good thing

Man United's Jose Mourinho puts Paul Pogba's role in France's World Cup win into perspective and outlines what he hopes Pogba will take away from it.


Shaw: I want to be the first name on the teamsheet

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw makes his intentions for the season clear and discusses the opportunity the ICC presents.


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Follow live: First round of the The Open begins at Carnoustie Golf Links

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods begin their quests to take the Claret Jug from defending champion Jordan Spieth.

Everything you need to know for the first round of The Open

Tiger Woods needs a better start. Rory McIlroy is going for a new look. And dry, fast Carnoustie is ready to inflict more pain.

McIlroy targeting first major since 2014

Rory McIlroy says it's not from the want of trying as why he hasn't won a major since 2014.


R & A address Trump's visit and Mickelson's putting incident

A hypothetical visit from US President Donald Trump and a repeat of Phil Mickelson putting a moving ball were amongst the topics addressed on Wednesday at the Royal and Ancient news conference.


Player: No other major comes close to The Open

Three-time Open champion Gary Player described Carnoustie as a 'beast', and added that he thinks the Claret Jug is the most prestigious trophy in golf.


Mickelson pulls off incredible trust shot

Phil Mickelson pulls off the incredible trust shot when he perfectly chips a ball over Gary Evans, who is a member on the European Tour.



Transfer Talk: Man United moving for Lewandowski, Thiago

Despite links to teams in Spain, Thiago and Robert Lewandowski could be leaving Bayern for Manchester United. Transfer Talk has the latest.


World Cup scouting spotlight: Wague, Bentancur, Fernandes

The World Cup made a star out of Kylian Mbappe but what about the under-the-radar talents hoping to impress in Russia? We pick out three that did.

Rumour Rater: Milinkovic-Savic to Real? Vida to Liverpool?

With the World Cup over, all attention turns to the transfer window. David Amoyal rates the latest rumours including Liverpool's pursuit of Alisson.


Joshua vs. Povetkin

Exclusive: Joshua talks Wembley, Wilder and fighting the next AJ


Joshua: I have 10 more years left in boxing

Anthony Joshua declared his fight with Alexander Povetkin the start of a new chapter in his career and believes he has ten more years in boxing.

Exclusive: Joshua gets soaked by Wembley sprinkler

Anthony Joshua was ever the professional after getting a drenching from a sprinkler at Wembley stadium.


Joshua: Povetkin, Wilder all part of my legacy

Anthony Joshua says he remains focused on his goal of unifying the heavyweight division ahead of facing Alexander Povetkin.


Joshua: I've booked Wembley for Wilder

Anthony Joshua says the only opponent he wants to face at Wembley in April 2019 is American Deontay Wilder.


Wilder: 'You can't trust Eddie Hearn'

On The Boxing Beat with Dan Rafael, Deontay Wilder gives his perspective of the failed negotiations for a super-fight with Anthony Joshua.



Lowe: What the Kawhi Leonard trade means for Raptors, Spurs and NBA

How will Toronto and San Antonio move on? Zach Lowe breaks down the trade and its major implications on all sides.

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How Kawhi Leonard went from Spurs superstar to the Raptors

Here's the timeline of events between the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard that led to a trade with Toronto.

NBA players stunned by Raptors trading DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan expected to be a Raptor for life, so when he was traded on Wednesday, his reaction on Instagram was strong -- as was that of his NBA colleagues.


Manny Machado traded

Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beat

After heading to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October.

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Orioles trade Machado to Dodgers

Manny Machado has been traded to the Dodgers. The prospects headed to Baltimore include Yusniel Diaz, Dean Kremer, Ryan Bannon, Zach Pop and Breyvic Valera.

By getting Machado, Kurkjian calls Dodgers team to beat in NL

Tim Kurkjian calls Manny Machado "a huge difference maker" for the Dodgers' lineup, but they'll need another pitcher to win the World Series.


Kurkjian: Orioles getting a star in Diaz

Tim Kurkjian breaks down the return the Orioles received for Manny Machado, highlighted by outfielder Yusniel Diaz.


Machado is a special baseball player

With an impressive skill set that includes a big bat, Manny Machado has had several big moments for the Orioles during his career.



Jimmy V winner Kelly: 'Make a difference today'

Pro Football HOFer and cancer survivor Jim Kelly accepted the Jimmy V Award, and he urged people to "make a difference today for someone who is fighting for their tomorrow."

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'Sister survivors' show powerful moment of solidarity

The Arthur Ashe Courage Award is presented to representatives of the 'sister survivors' who spoke out against sexual abuse by their former team doctor.


Kelly emotional during Jimmy V acceptance speech

Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly accepts the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance and urges all to never give up no matter what they are battling.


'Sister survivors' show powerful moment of solidarity

The Arthur Ashe Courage Award is presented to representatives of the 'sister survivors' who spoke out against sexual abuse by their former team doctor.


2017 Astros win ESPYS Best Team

Dallas Keuchel, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman accept the ESPYS award for Best Team on behalf of the Astros for winning the 2017 World Series.


Ogunbowale takes homes ESPYS Best Play with her game winner

Arike Ogunbowale accepts the ESPY award for Best Play for her game-winning shot to win the National Championship for Notre Dame.


'Minneapolis Miracle' wins ESPYS Best Moment

Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs accept the award for Best Moment for their incredible game-winning touchdown against the Saints.


White takes home Best Olympic Moment award

Shaun White says he still gets chills watching footage of his run from the Olympics and the games were among the best moments of his life.


Foles awarded ESPYS Best Championship Performance

Nick Foles' credits the Eagles locker room for putting him in position to win the award and tells others to ignore the doubters.


Jake Wood accepts Pat Tillman Award for Service

Team Rubicon CEO Jake Wood notes that the words "thank you" are the most important he'll share and asks everyone to love and help their neighbor.


Mayfield wins ESPYS Best College Athlete

Baker Mayfield accepts the award for Best College Athlete at the 2018 ESPYS and credits his family for how he got to this point in his career.


Mitchell wins Breakthrough Athlete

Donovan Mitchell thanks his family for providing a strong support system, then implores everyone to not put limits on themselves.


USA Women's Hockey wins ESPYS Best Game

The United States Women's Olympic hockey team accepts the award for Best Game at the 2018 ESPYS.


Patrick brings out the jokes during 2018 ESPYS monologue

2018 ESPYS host Danica Patrick opens the show in style by throwing shade across all sports, including LeBron James and Kevin Durant.


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Aly Raisman takes on the institutions she led to glory

In her fight to end sexual abuse, the Olympic hero and champion -- with courage and voice -- is challenging the very institutions she led to glory on a global stage. Aly Raisman takes the floor.

'Sister survivors' epitomize meaning of courage

The sexual abuse of hundreds of female athletes was put to a stop when a group of brave women came forward to expose it.



World Cup

World Cup 2022: What will top teams look like in Qatar?

The 2018 World Cup has only just ended, but it won't be long until national teams begin preparing for 2022. How will the top teams look in Qatar?

Pogba: France didn't 'give a s---' about Messi

Paul Pogba gave a passionate team talk before France's win over Argentina, stating to teammates "Messi or no Messi, we don't give a s---."

Tevez Exclusive: Messi is the soul of Argentina

Carlos Tevez urges Lionel Messi to rest and think about his future with the Argentina national team because he's one of the nation's biggest idols.

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  • The Open: Now and Then

    In partnership with Rolex, ESPN takes a look at the history and evolution at Carnoustie, the host of the most famous golf tournament in the world this July.

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