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Miserable Mourinho must quit complaining at United

New season, same old Jose Mourinho. He may have had a break but his first news conference ahead of the new campaign showcased the same dour traits.

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Klopp now spending big after Pogba criticism - so what's changed for the Liverpool boss?

Jurgen Klopp criticised Man United's world record purchase of Paul Pogba in 2016. Now the Liverpool boss is spending more than his rivals.

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.


Bryan Robson: Pogba is captain material

Bryan Robson sheds light on Man United's preseason preparation, which youngsters he'd like to see shine, Paul Pogba's leadership role and more.


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.


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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Transfer news

LIVE Transfer Talk: United set for double swoop on Lewandowski, Thiago?

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


ICC questions: Life after Ronaldo? Liverpool's title hopes?

Ahead of the International Champions Cup, the world's leading clubs have big questions hanging over them.

Has Klopp had a change of heart on spending big?

The FC crew look back on Jurgen Klopp's comments on spending in 2016 and discuss whether he's a changed man or merely splashing the cash at an opportune time.


Nicol: Alisson is a 'flawless' signing for Liverpool

Steve Nicol is over the moon with Liverpool's reported agreement to sign Alisson, explaining what the much sought-after goalkeeper brings to the club.


Extra Time: Alisson inflation, Karius to Chelsea, Nainggolan at Inter

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets on how Alisson's transfer affects the market, Loris Karius' chances of moving to Chelsea and much more.


What Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus means for Higuain

ESPN FC's Paolo Bandini delves into Gonzalo Higuain's future at Juventus and discusses the chances he'll join Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.



The Open

LIVE: Follow The Open first round leaderboard

Play at the 147th Open Championship has started at Carnoustie. Follow all Thursday's first round developments with ESPN.

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Getting up (early), close and personal makes an Open diehard's day

Matt Cooper joined the early risers at Carnoustie to try to understand just why one of the worst viewing experiences in sports is worth setting a 4:30 a.m. alarm call for.

Collins 'toughs' it out at Carnoustie

Michael Collins goes behind the scenes at Camp Carnoustie, where fans stay during The Open, and shows off the facilities and activities.



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The best from the 2018 ESPYS

'Sister survivors' show powerful moment of solidarity


Danica 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.


Families of late Stoneman Douglas coaches call for change

Several families of the Stoneman Douglas coaches who sacrificed their lives to save many others hope that the tragedy can lead to change.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


Kim wins Best Female Athlete

Chloe Kim credits the support her family provided her leading to a gold medal in snowboarding at the Winter Olympics.


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.


2018 ESPYS all about survival

The 2018 ESPYS awards bring out the humor, inspirational speeches and an incredible moment of solidarity.


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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.


Formula 1

German Grand Prix

German GP: Can Mercedes get its season back on track?

ESPN previews the German Grand Prix and takes a look at what has happened to the once unflappable Silver Arrows who find themselves in desperate need of a win.

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Local opposition delays Miami Grand Prix talks

A key discussion on the Miami Grand Prix has been pushed back to August to allow the city to gain more feedback from downtown residents.


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 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 Bogut is taking care of business in Australia

The genesis of Andrew Bogut's return to play in Australia can be traced back about a dozen years, to a meeting in downtown Milwaukee when the Sydney Kings recruit met with several Brisbane Bullets heavyweights on a fans tour of the U.S.

Popovich: 'It's time to move on' from Kawhi

Gregg Popovich says he is excited about adding DeMar Derozan to the Spurs and that Kawhi Leonard will do well in Toronto.

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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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