• 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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  • Nike Kaepernick campaign to kick off Thursday during National Football League opener
Nike Kaepernick campaign to kick off Thursday during National Football League opener

The younger Trump replicated Nike's ad nearly to a T - the words that appeared across Kaepernick's face in the black and white photo were now over President Trump's: "Believe in something". Tiger Woods said on Friday that the Nike commercial narrated by National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick was "something that's special" ...

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  • Nadal looks within to find way past Thiem
Nadal looks within to find way past Thiem

The clocked ticked past 2am at Arthur Ashe Stadium, where fans stood on their feet and applauded every point as 17-time major champion Nadal surpassed his four hour and 23-minute contest with Karen Khachanov in round three to earn a semi-final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro .

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  • Serena advances, Stephens sunk at US Open
Serena advances, Stephens sunk at US Open

Now after dispatching Isner, he's back in the semis with either Rafael Nadal or Dominic Thiem standing between him and a final. "What is important about this match is the level of tennis, the dramatic match", Nadal said in his news conference shortly after play ended.

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  • US Open 2018: Japanese delight as Nishikori, Osaka advance
US Open 2018: Japanese delight as Nishikori, Osaka advance

Only once had Japan had a man and woman reach the quarterfinals of the same major, and Shuzo Matsuoka and Kimiko Date both lost in that round at Wimbledon in 1995. She won the Indian Wells Open and made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open. "I hate matches like this", said Tsurenko. To get to Saturday's championship match, the 20th s...

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  • What is the UEFA Nations League?
What is the UEFA Nations League?

Besides, England and Croatia have been drawn in the same group, and Southgate's team will seek revenge for the elimination at the semifinals. European football governing body have officially revealed the official match ball for the new tournament called the UEFA Nations League .

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  • Jurgen Klopp Is 'Already Talking' With Exciting PSG Midfielder
Jurgen Klopp Is 'Already Talking' With Exciting PSG Midfielder

According to the Telegraph 's Tim Wigmore, the English top flight "is still waiting for clarification on a number of key issues", including the ability to sign players from the Europe. Liverpool have already made contact with Adrien Rabiot's representatives over a possible free transfer from PSG to the Premier League next season with the mi...

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  • Japanese stars create incredible piece of tennis history at US Open
Japanese stars create incredible piece of tennis history at US Open

After Nishikori took the next set on a tiebreaker, it was Cilic's turn to fight back as the 2014 champion needed just a single break in game seven to take the match into a decider. The 20-year-old Osaka is the first Japanese woman to make the last-four of any Slam since Kimiko Date at Wimbledon in 1996 - a year before she was born.

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  • Roger Federer exits US Open, denied Djokovic match-up
Roger Federer exits US Open, denied Djokovic match-up

A tie-break was required, raising the volume on a court that had often been stunned into near silence, and incredibly it was Millman who prevailed, coming from 3-1 down and saving one set point before taking his second. "I'm probably in a little bit of disbelief", he said in a courtside interview. "He reminds me of David Ferrer and those other gu...

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell misses first National Football League regular season practice
Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell misses first National Football League regular season practice

Although the team expected Bell to skip training camp after he didn't get the long-term contract he wanted in July, the Steelers were blindsided when Bell chose to skip the team's first practice of Week 1 on Monday. "Whenever he comes, we will welcome him with. You ever think the Raiders would let him go?" Could be a week, as it was a year ag...

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  • Del Potro outlasts Isner in quarters
Del Potro outlasts Isner in quarters

This is her first US Open semifinal appearance after making it to quarters the past two years. Sevastova, ranked 18th in the world, said she did not have many goals when she returned to tennis. Defending champion Stephens is up first on Arthur Ashe Stadium, facing No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova in a rematch of Stephens' three-set victory in t...

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  • Why the Raiders were smart not to pay Khalil Mack
Why the Raiders were smart not to pay Khalil Mack

It's one of those sucky things that happened. The hardest part for me is, obviously, you lose a good football player, but he's my brother, man. Mack's contract set a record for defensive players. "I would say the clock in the quarterback's head I'm sure is going to be a lot shorter. He can expect that". Mack wanted to be paid like a transcendent ...

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  • US Open Umpire 'Brings Game Into Disrepute' With Bizarre Pep Talk
US Open Umpire 'Brings Game Into Disrepute' With Bizarre Pep Talk

The 20 time grand slam victor Roger Federer has condemned US Open officials and says a repeat of Flushing Meadows' umpiring farce "won't happen" in his weekend showdown with Australian Nick Kyrgios . The United States Tennis Association later said an investigation into Lahyani's conduct was ongoing but if Kyrgios had his way nothing would co...

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  • Liverpool vs Leicester City: Jurgen Klopp weighs in on Alisson gaffe
Liverpool vs Leicester City: Jurgen Klopp weighs in on Alisson gaffe

And with this team they certainly should". "If we concede a second goal we have to take that as well". Liverpool , who earlier established a two-goal cushion through Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, steadied after the setback to maintain their ideal start, marking the first time they have won their opening four Premier League fixtures.

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  • NIck Foles Expected To Start The Philadelphia Eagles' Season Opener
NIck Foles Expected To Start The Philadelphia Eagles' Season Opener

Because the team plays Thursday night, which is the NFL's tradition for its reigning Super Bowl champs, the Eagles have a few extra days before Week 2. Pederson did say Wentz had not yet been cleared to participate in contact drills. However, Foles did not carry that level of play into his preseason appearances, when he completed 16 of 26 passe...

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  • Kaepernick has new deal with Nike though he’s not in NFL
Kaepernick has new deal with Nike though he’s not in NFL

One thing is certain: Nike's new Kaepernick ad is likely going to provoke a lot of strong reactions from all over the political spectrum. An arbitrator ruled last week that Kaepernick's case will go to trial. The president in June canceled the visit of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles to the White House after several players indica...

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