• Safety issues delay Tottenham's stadium opening
Safety issues delay Tottenham's stadium opening

The game was a closely contested despite Spurs having the majority of possession, with Newcaslte threatening on the counter attack and had a few chances to get themselves a point. Tottenham's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their second goal with Harry Kane and Eric Dier. He scored his side's victor during their 2-1 opening-game victory over t...

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  • Second Test, day 3 at Lord's
Second Test, day 3 at Lord's

England had looked like wasting an inspired bowling performance that dismissed India so cheaply on a rain-interrupted second day. Bairstow received sound support from the correct Woakes, selected after fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes was omitted because of clash with his ongoing trial for affray.

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  • Things We Learned as Chelsea Dominated Huddersfield in Saturday's Premier League Opener
Things We Learned as Chelsea Dominated Huddersfield in Saturday's Premier League Opener

The Frenchman appeared to have been instructed to venture further forward by the new boss in his only pre-season appearance for the Blues and has scored their first goal of the new Premier League season doing just that. "We started very well, on the front foot, and then the first goal came out of nothing". After Eden Hazard's introduction, he d...

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  • Fantasy fallout: Derrius Guice will miss rookie season due to tore ACL
Fantasy fallout: Derrius Guice will miss rookie season due to tore ACL

Washington has a lot of imperfect running backs, and only Guice was a potential three-down player. The injury ends Guice's season before it started. Most football players his age are sitting at home. Guice ran with bad intentions in his career with the Tigers, averaging north of 4.0 yards after contact per attempt in each of his first two seas...

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  • Kovacic joins Chelsea on loan, struggling Bakayoko sent on loan
Kovacic joins Chelsea on loan, struggling Bakayoko sent on loan

Everton have entered the running to sign Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko before Thursday's deadline, according to reports in Italy. Chelsea are all set to have a busy last few hours in the transfer window as the board has went into overdrive to secure new manager Maurizio Sarri a couple of new signings in order to refresh the squad...

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  • Wake Forest assistant basketball coach charged with assaulting tourist
Wake Forest assistant basketball coach charged with assaulting tourist

The New York Daily News and television station WPIX reported that Jamill Jones , a Wake coach since May 2017, was placed under arrest Thursday in Queens, N.Y., after he surrendered to police with his lawyer by his side . Massena said the encounter between Jones and Szabo was "a tragic accident and we will deal with it in the courts". A pers...

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  • Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben stresses the importance of keeping Jerome Boateng
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben stresses the importance of keeping Jerome Boateng

There are reports that there are negotiations going on behind the scenes between Boateng's management and PSG. However, the Premier League's deadline is set for 5pm local time on Thursday, ruling out Manchester United's chances of resurrecting talks after Boateng told José Mourinho he wouldn't be signing for him.

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  • Carolina Panthers: Top players to watch against Buffalo Bills
Carolina Panthers: Top players to watch against Buffalo Bills

These preseason games are pivotal for the players as some try to work off rust from the offseason, while others try to move up the depth chart or even are fighting for a spot on the 53-man roster. I get it. I know what that's like, but you'd like to see him kind of move forward to his new team and embrace his new opportunity, rather than kind of ...

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  • Mina, Gomes deals confirmed as Everton complete Barca raid
Mina, Gomes deals confirmed as Everton complete Barca raid

Everton and Barcelona have reached an agreement over a transfer fee for Colombian defender Mina and Gomes is also being sent to Goodison Park, but on loan. However, according to Spanish outlet Marca , the Catalan giants will be granted first option on Mina if they want to bring him back to the Nou Camp in the future.

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  • Saquon Barkley's thrilling 39-yard rush in first National Football League carry
Saquon Barkley's thrilling 39-yard rush in first National Football League carry

Spencer Drago was called for holding, though, setting up third-and-18. Mayfield was much better against the second-teamers, hitting Njoku on a 10-yard scoring pass to give the Browns a 13-3 lead in the second quarter. He received a ton of work in six series and looked, well, mostly like the big-play magician who won the Heisman trophy previous ye...

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  • Klopp has great expectations Liverpool will deliver
Klopp has great expectations Liverpool will deliver

Merson believes Klopp's side will be someway short of reigning champions Manchester City - but not for a lack of effort. "My own expectations are always pretty high: make the best out of it, get everything out of it, try to reach the highest", Klopp said .

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  • Matt Le Tissier predicts where Liverpool FC, Man City will finish
Matt Le Tissier predicts where Liverpool FC, Man City will finish

Ivan Perisic, the Croatia worldwide, also featured prominently on Mourinho's wish list but it now seems that United's summer transfer business will be restricted to the arrivals of Fred , the injured Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant, signed from Stoke City as a third-choice goalkeeper.

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  • England name batsman Ollie Pope, all-rounder Woakes in squad for 2nd Test
England name batsman Ollie Pope, all-rounder Woakes in squad for 2nd Test

Malan's Test record is modest at best, as he averages just 27 as a top order batsman in the 15 Test matches he has played with a solitary century to his credit. That's a massive thing for a young lad to do, especially when you're just finding your way in the game. "The selection panel believe that Ollie's performances and character suggest he is ...

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  • Anushka Sharma trolled for posing with Indian cricket team
Anushka Sharma trolled for posing with Indian cricket team

Bollywood actor and wife of cricketer Virat Kohli , Anushka Sharma is at the centre of a troll storm. Some people were also annoyed as according to the latest rule by BCCI , players were not supposed to get their wives on official tours during the test matches as they will get distracted and Virat was still accompanied by Anushka Sharma .

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  • NCAA makes rule change, allows basketball players to have agent
NCAA makes rule change, allows basketball players to have agent

First, it will allow players who have "request (ed) an Undergraduate Advisory Committee evaluation, participate (d) in the NBA combine and aren't drafted" to return to school and participate in college basketball again. No schools were mentioned, but two Federal Bureau of Investigation reports, one in September and another in April, have identifi...

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  • Long hitters poised to plunder soggy Bellerive at PGA Championship
Long hitters poised to plunder soggy Bellerive at PGA Championship

Woods played only five holes on the course he last saw the day after the September 11 terrorist attacks, a few hours before the American Express Championship was canceled. He's building up all that. "He's shown over the past few years he's mentally very good, so I'm sure he won't have a problem". "It's certainly close ", McIlroy said of his game...

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  • Melania praises LeBron James following Donald Trump’ scathing tweet
Melania praises LeBron James following Donald Trump’ scathing tweet

First lady Melania Trump stepped away from her husband's criticism of National Basketball Association star LeBron James to compliment his work on behalf of children and even offer to visit his school for at-risk children. James also said he wouldn't attend a ceremony at the White House if his team had won the NBA Finals. The first lady's pl...

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  • Man Utd face major payoff if Mourinho sacked
Man Utd face major payoff if Mourinho sacked

Arsenal , meanwhile, will only sign a sixth player in the summer transfer window if a unique opportunity becomes available. United were one of the few that voted against the proposal. "It will get worked out and I would hope Jose is part of that working it out because he is incredibly skilled and he's demonstrated he can do things".

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  • Manchester City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield
Manchester City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

It was Aguero's 200th City goal - making the Argentina striker the first player to reach that milestone for the Eastlands outfit. A delightful pass around the back of David Luiz from Foden gave Aguero the chance to get his second five minutes after the restart, but Willy Caballero did enough to force him wide and he could only find the side...

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  • Lyon could lose Fekir but confident of Mina capture
Lyon could lose Fekir but confident of Mina capture

According to Sport Witness , Het Laatste Nieuws reports Toby "absolutely wants to leave Spurs " and the Red Devils are hopeful the claimed £65m deal can be completed before the transfer window shuts. Barcelona seem steadfast in getting their desired price. Now, reports from English tabloids claim, The Toffees have pounced and snatched the B...

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  • Nabil Fekir left out of Lyon squad to face Chelsea
Nabil Fekir left out of Lyon squad to face Chelsea

The 29-year-old could come into contention for Liverpool's final pre-season fixture against Torino on Tuesday, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez the only senior centre-backs now fit and available. "The first two league games at least are in the "pre-season" (for the World Cup players)". Jürgen Klopp noted the 25-year-old is "more a think...

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  • Chelsea prepare fresh bid for Wilfried Zaha
Chelsea prepare fresh bid for Wilfried Zaha

Palace have offered Zaha a new deal worth £125,000-a-week after he scored nine goals and provided three assists last term, despite missing five weeks of the season through injury. While Hazard is expected to stay put, the Brazilian winger still faces an uncertain future , with Manchester United keen on signing him. The probability of Chelsea r...

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  • Manchester United ready to punish Anthony Martial for going AWOL
Manchester United ready to punish Anthony Martial for going AWOL

It has been noticeable though, that City are taking more of a hardline stance on player values and wages these days, which has cost them the likes of Alexis Sanchez but has yet to have any tangible impact on the club's success, as last season proved.

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  • Andy Murray happy to tick a mental box after Washington win
Andy Murray happy to tick a mental box after Washington win

He added: 'It wasn't so much thinking about hanging the rackets up, I've always planned and wanted to come back. Murray had surgery on his right hip in January, only returning to action on June 18, facing Nick Kyrgios at Queen's. "It takes a long time after you have been out to get the match fitness back", Murray said. Andy Murray has pract...

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  • Former Arsenal man Kanu tips Aubameyang for success
Former Arsenal man Kanu tips Aubameyang for success

Arsenal boss Unai Emery hasn't exactly instilled faith in the club's supporters that Aaron Ramsey will sign a new deal. "This is a question for the club and the player". "He has a pain in his muscle and we decided not to start him". After watching Alexis Sanchez and Jack Wilshere run down their contract and ultimately leave the club, Gooners...

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  • Urban Meyer on Leave as Ohio State Investigates New Allegations
Urban Meyer on Leave as Ohio State Investigates New Allegations

The season starts September 1 with a game against Oregon State in Columbus, Ohio. "Gene (Smith) and I agree that being on leave during this inquiry will facilitate its completion", Meyer said via the same statement . According to Courtney , two of Meyer's closest friends asked her to drop the charges from that event, which she ultimately agreed...

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  • Urban Meyer reportedly knew about abusive OSU assistant
Urban Meyer reportedly knew about abusive OSU assistant

On his own Facebook post, the former ESPN writer shared texted messages and an interview with Courtney Smith , the ex-wife of Zach Smith , that show both Urban Meyer and his wife Shelley knew about the situation. "I told Shelley ", Courtney Smith told Stadium . "I was scared. I did tell my parents". However, Courtney said she does n...

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  • Leicester coach Puel confident of keeping Man Utd target Maguire
Leicester coach Puel confident of keeping Man Utd target Maguire

According to reports , United are even willing to pay 65 million pounds for a player Leicester paid Hull City just 12 million pounds a year ago. This led to a strong interest in him from Manchester United , with the Red Devils' manager Jose Mourinho unhappy with his current defensive options.

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  • Lewis Hamilton claims victory in Hungarian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton claims victory in Hungarian Grand Prix

After crashing out of the lead of the German Grand Prix one week ago, Vettel missed out on a shot at victory in Hungary this weekend despite having the quickest vehicle in normal conditions. "A lot can happen moving forward, but what is important is that we continue to keep the pressure on and work as we have done until now". "But with the gap th...

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  • Willian to return to training with Chelsea on Wednesday
Willian to return to training with Chelsea on Wednesday

However, the club are reported to be skeptical given the situation which unfolded last season when Atletico Madrid-bound Diego Costa also failed to return. Several outlets in the United Kingdom have suggested Real Madrid are now interested in a £65 million deal for Willian while also pursuing Thibaut Courtois.

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  • One word from Harry Maguire has cleared up Manchester United doubt
One word from Harry Maguire has cleared up Manchester United doubt

Mourinho has been aware of Darmian's desire to leave the Premier League club for a while, but a right back injury crisis at Old Trafford could mean the United manager is forced to hold on to the Italian defender for the time being. He also opened up about his possible destination, with a move back to Italy being one of the possibility. That's bee...

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  • The Nationals are reportedly listening to offers for Bryce Harper
The Nationals are reportedly listening to offers for Bryce Harper

Major League Baseball insiders are skeptical that Harper will actually be traded, but it seems like the Nationals are at least considering the idea of moving on from the All-Star outfielder, who is set to be a free agent this winter. Rizzo can't simply get his deal in place and pull the trigger. If the Phillies offer the best package of players f...

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  • José Mourinho confident Manchester United will make one more signing
José Mourinho confident Manchester United will make one more signing

Mourinho - who having guided United to Europa League and League Cup success in his first season - delivered nothing last term. "We basically have the same players". I think he's a team boy, a great boy and an honest man, honest to give everything for the team. "If it's not possible, we keep fighting and working and believing in the players that...

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  • Former Manchester United star sends club serious warning
Former Manchester United star sends club serious warning

A few days earlier, Mourinho said he did not know whether defender Rojo, who played in three of Argentina's four World Cup games as they reached the last 16, would be joining up with the squad on tour as he had had "some physical problem" at the tournament and was with the club's medical department.

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  • Plans to celebrate tour win by Thomas in Wales
Plans to celebrate tour win by Thomas in Wales

Norway's Alexander Kristoff won Sunday's final stage, largely a 116km procession from Houilles to the Champs-Elysees, during which Thomas enjoyed some champagne before heading to the finishing line in a bunch sprint. The short, steep climb of the Mur-de-Bretagne was the first real test of form for the general classification riders, and Thomas ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton - Sebastian Vettel would have caught me in clear air
Lewis Hamilton - Sebastian Vettel would have caught me in clear air

As well as having heavily worn tyres, Bottas also had damage to his front wing after a collision with Sebastian Vettel while fighting for second place two laps earlier. Bottas' race unravelled after Vettel attempted to pass. So his stop was essentially to cover for Raikkonen. "So we will go away and prepare and make sure we come back stronger".

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  • LeBron James wishes he hadn't done this to his son
LeBron James wishes he hadn't done this to his son

LeBron James has accomplished basically everything that a professional athlete can accomplish - championships, MVPs, huge contracts, major endorsement deals - but what he's set to do on Monday might trump all of that. A day after the James family was escorted out of a high school gym for their own safety, LeBron James Sr. was back watching ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton - Everything came together to secure Hungary pole
Lewis Hamilton - Everything came together to secure Hungary pole

As a heavy rain downpour brought chaos and wiped out the advantage Ferrari had held in dry conditions, Hamilton endorsed his reputation as a master of the wet by taking pole by three tenths from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas . "First lap had to count and we had the guy in front so we were just unlucky". Hamilton steers his vehicle during ...

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  • MLB Rumors: Cubs Acquire Pitcher Cole Hamels In Trade With Rangers
MLB Rumors: Cubs Acquire Pitcher Cole Hamels In Trade With Rangers

After signing Yu Darvish from the team in the offseason and trading for reliever Jesse Chavez last week, the team reportedly has a deal in place to acquire starter Cole Hamels . With the departure of Cole Hamels, the Rangers will give minor leaguer Ariel Jurado a chance at the starting rotation. It's worth noting that 16 of his 23 home runs al...

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  • Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer
Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer

The United boss confirmed he will allow Darmian to leave the club providing they receive a suitable offer. Matteo Darmian is continuing to push for a move away from Manchester United as he seeks more playing time, despite United's two other right-backs being injured.

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