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Paul Scholes doesn't think transfer target Paul Pogba is worth the money

However, Mourinho did reveal that there was at least one more piece of business to do before the closure of the window. Ed Woodward, the United executive vice-chairman, is hoping for a breakthrough in talks with Juventus directors Giuseppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici, and Raiola before joining the Beijing leg of the club's pre-season tour on Sunday.



Joe Root closing on double hundred as England take control

Chasing a considerable target, Pakistan ended the day 57-4 with Chris Woakes taking three swift wickets before the close of play, leaving England in a wonderful position to hit back after their first Test defeat at Lord's. Cook reached the landmark in style with a straight-driven four-a clear sign he is in top form-off Shah. Cook's two to mid-wicket off Amir saw him to a 100 in 157 balls including 14 fours and the normally restrained Essex batsman celebrated his century with several fist ...



Pineda pitches 6 innings, Yankees beat Orioles 5-0

Baltimore, which has scored twice in 27 innings in NY, was blanked for the first time since May 17 and the fifth instance overall this year. The Yankees' bats went silent as they lost to the Orioles , 4-1, on Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.



Olympics: IOC to decide on Russia Rio ban 'within a week'

WADA , the German Olympic committee and anti-doping bodies have backed calls for Russia's outright ban from Rio - that would be the first time a country has been banned from an Olympic Games over doping. "FIG is concerned about the increasing number of officials asking for a blanket ban of Russian athletes to participate at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio ", the sport's governing body said in a statement .



Former Vikings, Cardinals Coach Dennis Green Dies at 67

Green had a 16-32 record while coaching the Cardinals from 2004 to 2006, taking over following the ouster of Dave McGinnis. Moss and Green faced the Packers three times in their tenure together on Monday nights, and though Moss didn't specify which game he meant, we assume it was this one - a 37-24 Vikings win at Lambeau Field from his brilliant rookie season of 1998.



NY reports first baby born with Zika-related defect

With the second report of a non-travel Zika virus case in the state, health officials fear the virus might have a foothold in Florida. Health officials Friday continued investigating two South Florida Zika cases that might not be linked to travel to other countries.