• Timberwolves sign Towns to extension
Timberwolves sign Towns to extension

Butler will be a free agent next summer and the T-Wolves owner is not prepared to lose him for nothing. Butler turned them down. Last summer the Bulls traded Butler to Minnesota in exchange for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn , and a lottery pick that eventually became Lauri Markannen.

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  • Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions
Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions

Lions game will be broadcast on NBC, and it should be possible to watch the game on any streaming service that carries NBC. Brady's my quarterback, that's all. The Patriots (1-2) have had weaknesses exposed on both sides of the ball, losing two of their first three games for the first time since 2012. While Golden Tate and running back Theo Ridd...

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  • Bills Pull off Biggest NFL Upset Since 1995 With Win Over Vikings
Bills Pull off Biggest NFL Upset Since 1995 With Win Over Vikings

This team has Super Bowl aspirations, although there was no evidence on display Sunday that the Vikings are that sort of team. Credit an impressive performance from Sean McDermott's defense but make sure to credit Allen as well. During halftime, the late Dennis Green was inducted into the Vikings' Ring of Honor. Green, who guided the Vikings to the...

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  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri satisfied with West Ham United draw
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri satisfied with West Ham United draw

Three points from the London Stadium as West Ham held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw to end the Blues' 100 percent start to the season. We are to play against a team which is very, very good, against a team which have worked with the same coach for four or five years - I don't know exactly - and they are a step forward from us at the moment.

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  • Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale
Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale

After the Wyndham Championship, the last tournament before the start of the FedEx Cup play-offs, the regular-season points leader will receive $2m (£1.5m) from a $10m fund shared among the top 10. Most of the usual suspects are here, with the notable exception of Jordan Spieth, who misses the TOUR Championship for the first time in his career.

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  • Jimmy Butler trade rumors: 10 potential landing spots
Jimmy Butler trade rumors: 10 potential landing spots

Wojnarowski reports that Butler is indeed available, and prospective suitors should contact Taylor himself if they struggle to make progress with general manager Scott Layden. The latter came with the No. 7 pick the Bulls acquired in the Butler trade - and maybe Markkanen was doing a little trolling on Twitter because of the recent news.

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  • Unai Emery I have a plan to improve Arsenal's leaky defence
Unai Emery I have a plan to improve Arsenal's leaky defence

Arsenal kick-started their Europa League campaign with a 4-2 win over Ukranian club, Vorskla Poltava late Thursday evening at the Emirates Stadium, London. Mkhitaryan has featured in all six of Arsenal's games this season and whilst the Gunners do have cover for him, manager Unai Emery will be hoping that he is fit.

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  • UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo

The red card left Cristiano Ronaldo teary with many football fans stunned by the referees call, including Sassuolo forward Kevin Prince Boateng who is bewildered by the red card. Nevertheless, referee Felix Brych took the decision to raise the red card and an emotional Ronaldo left the pitch disconsolate. Ronaldo burst into tears foll...

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  • Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence
Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence

About 25 miles (40 kilometers) nearer to the SC coast, Kevin Tovornik was tearing soggy carpet out of the house he has owned for 20 years in Conway, where the Waccamaw River was still rising. Then there is the danger of coal ash polluting the water supply as well. "They got hit, but the big hit comes days later and it will be the biggest they've ...

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  • Baker Mayfield leads Browns to 1st win in 635 days
Baker Mayfield leads Browns to 1st win in 635 days

The Bud Light Victory Fridges opened Thursday night after the Browns won for the first time in almost two years. The drink was flowing in bars all over Cleveland following the final whistle. "We were on the sideline", Landry said. "It feels absolutely great, finally". It is hard to do. "It's just when you pull them out and use them, that's ...

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  • Crisis? What crisis? Klopp unconcerned by Salah form
Crisis? What crisis? Klopp unconcerned by Salah form

Liverpool have won all six games this season to make a flawless start and look a dominant force even without their talisman on top of his game. Nobody remembers that, so it's really no problem. It wasn't like he finished last season, but he needed time last year and he will take time this year. It's disappointing that the forward won't be able t...

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  • Mourinho confirms two players to miss Wolves clash through injury
Mourinho confirms two players to miss Wolves clash through injury

Both teams go into tomorrow's Old Trafford clash with back-to-back Premier League victories. Smalling and Lindelof are likely to keep their places against Wolves but Mourinho was keen to stress the good run is not just down to his centre-halves.

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  • 'Kind of scary': Patriots are being very weird about Josh Gordon
'Kind of scary': Patriots are being very weird about Josh Gordon

Unfortunately for Gordon, he has battled a lot of substance abuse issues. However, they recently chose to part ways with him, and the Patriots traded a fifth-round pick to acquire him. Cyrus Jones and Corey Coleman are Patriots, again. It's not yet clear if he will suit up in Week 3 against the Detroit Lions on Sunday Night Football.

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  • James Milner up for Champions League award
James Milner up for Champions League award

Firmino scores winning goal in the Champions League game against PSG at Anfield, Liverpool . Rio Ferdinand has rubbished the suggestion that Mo Salah was unhappy with Roberto Firmino's victor in Liverpool FC's 3-2 win against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

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  • Jimmy Butler Doesn't Want to Play With LeBron
Jimmy Butler Doesn't Want to Play With LeBron

Actually making the trade could be a complicated affair, particularly since Thibodeau reportedly is not interested in making a deal to move Butler. "The Clippers have two max contract slots available in July". Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler has requested a trade after recently meeting with head coach Tom Thibodeau .

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  • Silva: PSG And Liverpool Ready To Put On A Show
Silva: PSG And Liverpool Ready To Put On A Show

They were the only words the German needed to hear. With four wins in as many games, the Merseysiders couldn't have asked for a better start to the season, and should they beat Spurs tomorrow, it would open up a nice little 6-point gap between the two sides.

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  • Mark van Bommel wants his PSV players to stay professional against Barcelona
Mark van Bommel wants his PSV players to stay professional against Barcelona

It was his second free kick goal in three home games this season. He said: "There's not only Messi in this Barcelona ". Never before has a player scored eight hat-tricks in the Champions League , yet the forward achieved just that on Tuesday evening, breaking the tie with Ronaldo .

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  • Patriots Reportedly ‘Close’ On Trade For Josh Gordon
Patriots Reportedly ‘Close’ On Trade For Josh Gordon

The decision to trade Josh Gordon now seems a unusual one by the Browns . Gordon has loads of talent, and at just 27 years old, should still have plenty in the tank in New England. In Week 1, the receiver caught one pass for a 17-yard touchdown. In 2013, he led the National Football League with 1,646 yards to go with nine touchdowns as he ...

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  • Eden Hazard talks up Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud
Eden Hazard talks up Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud

Giroud is yet to find the net for Chelsea this season, but already has three assists in five Premier League games, with the Blues boasting a 100 per cent league return under new head coach Maurizio Sarri . That's what is important. I told him he can score 40 goals. Cardiff took a shock lead through defender Sol Bamba's tidy finish, as the visi...

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  • Should Ravens go after Browns WR Josh Gordon?
Should Ravens go after Browns WR Josh Gordon?

On Sunday morning, Schefter reported that although Gordon would have no say in the matter, he'd prefer to be traded to the 49ers or Cowboys . Citing sources Cleveland.com said Gordon had injured his hamstring and the was concerns about whether he was maintaining his sobriety.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a typically Zlatan response to Michael Bradley spat
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a typically Zlatan response to Michael Bradley spat

He has 17 goals and eight assists in 22 appearances with the Galaxy . The 36-year-old brought up his latest astonishing milestone with a typically Zlatan-esque effort, performing a graceful pirouette before connecting with a lofted pass and slamming the ball into the net with a karate kick style volley.

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  • Alvares claims Golovkin's world titles in Las Vegas rematch
Alvares claims Golovkin's world titles in Las Vegas rematch

This time around, a victor was declared as the judges who saw the tilt tipping over to Mexican's side, 115-113, outnumbered the lone judge who scored the fight 114-114. It was arguably the biggest punch Golovkin landed on Canelo in the fight. The Kazakhstan native will take home a guaranteed £3.1million from the contest - a £765,000 from the firs...

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  • Hazard Scores Hat-Trick To Maintain Perfect Start
Hazard Scores Hat-Trick To Maintain Perfect Start

Liverpool's first win away at Tottenham in four attempts for Klopp was another sign of the progress made under the German, particularly as they suffered a 4-1 thrashing at Wembley last season. Chelsea maintained their 100 percent start to the season as Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick to secure a 4-1 victory over Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge...

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  • Jose Mourinho Paul Pogba never asked to leave Manchester United
Jose Mourinho Paul Pogba never asked to leave Manchester United

Former United defender and Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville says it is "obvious" Pogba wants to leave but has urged the former Juventus man to remain focused. If he doesn't tell me he wants to leave it's because he wants to stay - that's my conclusion". Doucoure told The Sun : 'I've known Paul since I played with him in the French Under-16 tea...

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  • Harry Kane, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker named on FIFPro World XI shortlist
Harry Kane, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker named on FIFPro World XI shortlist

Voted by nearly 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries and regions, the nominees' list includes ten of last year's World11, along with 11 new faces including Virgil van Dijk and Joshua Kimmich . His effect on Liverpool's defence should not be underestimated; he has improved their distribution from the back as well as their d...

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  • President George Weah Makes Football Comeback
President George Weah Makes Football Comeback

According to Reuters, Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire Weah's famous No. 14 jersey. Fans were shocked to see the former World player of the year lead his team onto the pitch, 16 years after his last appearance. Weah enjoyed a career in Europe spanning almost a decade and a half that saw him play for Monaco, Paris Saint-Germain and Marsei...

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  • Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title
Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title

Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and Kristi Toliver scored 20 points for the Mystics. She was the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four in all four of her college years. Its star Breanna Stewart has already registered 30 points, including 17 before the break. Celebrate Sue Bird , Breanna Stewart and all of Seattle with this license...

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  • Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous
Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous

The hurricane brings "an impact that can potentially put your life at risk, so you need to plan for it", Cline said. "Just because we have a landfall to the south doesn't mean your out of the woods because the wind around this storm is huge", National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said Wednesday morning.

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  • Novak Djokovic Wins the U.S. Open
Novak Djokovic Wins the U.S. Open

Djokovic then won the tie-break from 1-3 down to clinch a 95-minute set and, although Del Potro also threatened a comeback in the third, there was no doubt who was the stronger player. The Serb collected his 14th grand slam title and second in a row with a 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Monday (AEST). Better than Federer ...

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  • Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers to Comeback Win After Dramatic Return from Injury
Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers to Comeback Win After Dramatic Return from Injury

He was assisted off to the medical tent, and eventually taken to the locker room with a left knee injury. My God, how could anybody hate Aaron Rodgers? Amazingly, all of that changed in the second half. He also found Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison for touchdown passes. She looked pretty stressed out during the third quarter, but the c...

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  • Djokovic Beats Kei Nishikori To Reach US Open Final
Djokovic Beats Kei Nishikori To Reach US Open Final

The Spaniard winced and limped in the second set. "I'm here now", he said after advancing when defending champion Rafael Nadal quit after two sets in their semifinal because of right knee tendinitis . "He's playing better everything". Nishikori stumbled into a buzzsaw in the shape of Djokovic on Friday, but the Japanese star leaves the U...

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  • NFL National Anthem Protests: Kneeling Players Win Kaepernick’s Approval On Instagram
NFL National Anthem Protests: Kneeling Players Win Kaepernick’s Approval On Instagram

Protesting during the anthem continue to be a flash point for the league; earlier Saturday, ESPN reported that it was unlikely there would be any new mandate from the league on whether to stand during the 2018 season . He noted Stills and Wilson "have not backed down, even when attacked and intimidated". Kaepernick has been making headlines la...

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  • Joe Gomez’s fine form continues despite England’s Wembley defeat to Spain
Joe Gomez’s fine form continues despite England’s Wembley defeat to Spain

When asked whether Welbeck's goal should after he was penalised for a foul on Spain goalkeeper David de Gea , Kane told Sky Sports: "100 per cent". To be fair to the hosts they did start and end the game on top, and the opening goal came via the sort of incisive passing move that not so long ago looked way beyond an England side.

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  • Serena Williams returns to motherhood amid US Open final controversy
Serena Williams returns to motherhood amid US Open final controversy

Moments later Williams crashed out of the final with Osaka winning 6-2, 6-4. Williams brushed aside Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets to advance to the US Open women's final, taking her a step closer to equaling the all-time record haul of Grand Slam titles.

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  • Novak Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win 3rd US Open title
Novak Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win 3rd US Open title

The Serb continued his major domination by winning 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 with an outstanding display at Flushing Meadows. Djokovic, who won Wimbledon in July, has now won 14th grand slam titles - putting him level with Pete Sampras and behind only Roger Federer (20) and Rafael Nadal (17) on the all-time men's singles list.

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  • Paul Pogba: Manchester United exit reports 'will always be just rumours'
Paul Pogba: Manchester United exit reports 'will always be just rumours'

The former Real boss is said to have a burning ambition to manage in the Premier League and he would relish the chance of managing the Manchester club. It's safe to say that ship has sailed but if Mourinho wants to prove that he's the best fit for United, it's obvious what he has to do: best Guardiola to that Premier League title.

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  • Luis Enrique hails De Gea after victory over England — UEFA Nations League
Luis Enrique hails De Gea after victory over England — UEFA Nations League

On Tuesday, Spain will tackle World Cup finalists, and Ramos is looking forward to a reunion with one particular club-mate. After he was criticised for his part in Spain's disappointing World Cup campaign, which ended in elimination at the hands of Russian Federation in the round of 16, De Gea's performance against England saw him singled out...

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  • Missouri college to strip athletes of Nike branding over Kaepernick controversy
Missouri college to strip athletes of Nike branding over Kaepernick controversy

According to research analyst Edison Trends , the risk the US sportswear giant took after featuring Kaepernick who has been in the spotlight for his protests during the games national anthem' has paid off. Jordan has never been a member of the company's board of directors, said Mitch Germann, a spokesman for Jordan Brand, which Nike owns. ...

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  • Serena Advances To 13th US Open Semi-Final
Serena Advances To 13th US Open Semi-Final

Maybe. But that didn't last long. Sevastova got her revenge from losing last year's US Open quarterfinal with Stephens. The 36-year-old American did not compete in NY a year ago, because she gave birth to her daughter during the tournament.

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  • BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia
BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia

Woods made his third birdie of the day on the par-5 16th after hitting a fairway wood from a divot in the fairway onto the green with his second, but finished with back-to-back bogeys-including a three-putt on 18-to increase his deficit to Schauffele.

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