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More signings not the answer for Man United, Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho deserves another season of support, but Man United's results and style of play must improve. More new signings aren't the answer.

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Pogba's France role won't work for Man United

Paul Pogba played more defensively when winning the World Cup, but if Man United want him to dominate games, a more attack-minded role is required.

Shaka Hislop's caveat to Man United about Arturo Vidal

Shaka Hislop offers a word of caution to Man United about Arturo Vidal after saying a move for the Bayern midfielder makes sense.


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.


Ibrahimovic: Pogba answered his critics

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes former Manchester United team-mate Paul Pogba answered his critics as his France side won the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


Robson: Mourinho took a dig at Pogba in press conference

Stewart Robson reads between the lines of Jose Mourinho's press conference comments on Paul Pogba and feels his compliments were backhanded.


Dawson: Pressure on Man United to bolster squad

ESPN FC's Rob Dawson discusses Manchester United's needs in the transfer window and what to expect from Paul Pogba when he returns.


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The Open Championship

The leaders, big names and sleepers who could win The Open

The leaderboard has an interesting mix. There's those who have been here before and those for whom this is all new. We break down the group chasing the Claret Jug.

Spieth's quest to take back what is his at The Open

Jordan Spieth didn't want to give back the Claret Jug this week. After three strong rounds (and one bad haircut), he has a chance to take it back.

Mahrez's debut hints at even more potent City attack

Manchester City fell in their preseason opener to Borussia Dortmund, but among a cast of kids, Riyad Mahrez provided a glimpse of what's to come.

Gotze, Dortmund down Man City in ICC opener

Mario Gotze scored the game's only goal from the penalty spot as Borussia Dortmund beat Manchester City in the opening ICC match of the summer.

Pep 'worried' by Dortmund's strong tackles

Guardiola will be without 16 players who were involved in the World Cup and could have been without a few more following some tough tackling.

Man City 0-1 Dortmund: Gotze's penalty decisive

Mario Gotze converted after Christian Pulisic won a penalty kick to lead Borussia Dortmund past Manchester City in an ICC showdown in Chicago.


Gotze: Dortmund are in a good state right now

Mario Gotze discusses Borussia Dortmund's win over Manchester City in the ICC and describes how the German side is feeling early in preseason.


Guardiola: Joe Hart's quality is undeniable

Pep Guardiola says nothing is decided on Joe Hart's future after the English goalkeeper played 45 minutes in Man City's ICC loss to Dortmund.


Joe Hart makes save on promising Dortmund attack

International Champions Cup: Joe Hart (71') Manchester City 0-1 Borussia Dortmund


Hitz reacts quickly to deny Mahrez

International Champions Cup: Marwin Hitz (45') Manchester City 0-1 Borussia Dortmund


Gotze puts Dortmund ahead after Pulisic wins penalty

International Champions Cup: Mario Gotze (28') Manchester City 0-1 Borussia Dortmund


German Grand Prix


Story of qualifying: Vettel takes full advantage of Hamilton's heartache

A look at the main talking points from a dramatic qualifying session at Hockenheim.

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Driver reaction: German Grand Prix qualifying

ESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Hockenheim paddock following qualifying for the 2018 German Grand Prix.

Lewis suffers huge setback after early qualifying elimination

Lewis Hamilton is set to start 14th on the grid at the German Grand Prix after a loss of hydraulic pressure saw him retire from the first session of qualifying.

Tuchel jokes Mbappe at World Cup 'too long'

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel says he is excited to work with the "extraordinary" trio of Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar.

Reus happy to be the constant at evolving Borussia Dortmund

Marco Reus came up at Dortmund, left to become a star and then returned to become an even brighter one. At 29, he's never been happier.

Bayern rally from behind to beat PSG 3-1

Quick goals from Javi Martinez, Renato Sanches and Joshua Zirkzee gave Bayern a 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Klagenfurt. Timothy Weah had given the Ligue 1 side a first-half lead in this International Champions Cup clash.

Bayern Munich 3-1 PSG: Martinez sparks second-half rally

Bayern Munich came back from a 1-0 half-time deficit to beat PSG 3-1 in their opening International Champions Cup match.


Is PSG the best place for USMNT's Tim Weah?

After Tim Weah's goal in PSG's loss to Bayern Munich, the FC crew examine the USMNT youngster's development and his future with the French giants.


Zirkzee connects for Bayern Munich's third

Zirkzee connects for Bayern Munich's third


Sanches' stellar free kick puts Bayern on top

International Champions Cup: Renato Sanches (68') Bayern Munich 2-1 PSG


Martinez's header equalizes for Bayern Munich

International Champions Cup: Javi Martinez (60') Bayern Munich 1-1 PSG


Weah slots in PSG's opener vs. Bayern Munich

International Champions Cup: Timothy Weah (31') Bayern Munich 0-1 PSG


Buffon makes sprawling save to keep PSG level

International Champions Cup: Gianluigi Buffon (13') Bayern Munich 0-0 PSG



Transfer Talk: Chelsea playing hard-ball with Real over Hazard

Chelsea have warned Real Madrid they will not sell star man Eden Hazard -- even for £170 million. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Is Willian a better fit at Man United or Barcelona?

With Barcelona launching another bid for Man United target Willian, Shaka Hislop assesses where the Chelsea winger fits best.


Could Fabinho actually convince Mbappe to join Liverpool?

Shaka Hislop explains why a text from former teammate Fabinho would never be a deciding factor if Kylian Mbappe decided to join Liverpool.


X Games Minneapolis

Jarryd McNeil wins Moto X Step Up gold

Jarryd McNeil jumps 43 feet to take the gold medal in LifeProof Moto X Step Up, Saturday at X Games Minneapolis 2018.


Brian Fox wins bronze in BMX Dirt

Watch Brian Fox's bronze-winning run in the Fruit of the Loom BMX Dirt final, Saturday at X Games Minneapolis 2018.


Brandon Loupos wins X Games BMX Dirt gold

Brandon Loupos' gold-winning run in the Fruit of the Loom BMX Dirt final, Saturday at X Games Minneapolis 2018.


Jarryd McNeil wins Moto X Best Whip gold

Watch the X Games Minneapolis 2018 Moto X Best Whip contest, where Jarryd McNeil, Genki Watanabe, and Axell Hodges won gold, silver and bronze medals.


Rob Adelberg wins Moto X Best Trick bronze

Watch Rob Adelberg's bronze-medal-winning trick in The Monster Energy Moto X Best Trick final, Saturday at X Games Minneapolis 2018.


Tom Pages wins Moto X Best Trick silver

Watch Tom Pages' silver-medal-winning trick in the Monster Energy Moto X Best Trick final, Saturday at X Games Minneapolis 2018.

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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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