• Ibrahimovic creating 'functional empathy' at Man United, says Mourinho
Ibrahimovic creating 'functional empathy' at Man United, says Mourinho

Ibrahimovic, 34, joined the first team only recently following his arrival early this month after being given extra time off after Euro 2016, where Sweden were eliminated in the first round. Ibrahimovic, 34, who retired from worldwide football following a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign in France, said he had been impressed with the first few days...

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  • Wayne Rooney admits he needs to prove himself under Jose Mourinho
Wayne Rooney admits he needs to prove himself under Jose Mourinho

Meanwhile, new United recruit Henrikh Mkhitaryan is confident he can play a leading role at the club after delivering an encouraging display in the 2-0 pre-season friendly victory against Wigan Athletic. His absence in China won't slow the clamour to see United's glamour friendlies against Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday and Pep Guardiola...

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  • First overseas Manchester derby canceled due to bad weather
First overseas Manchester derby canceled due to bad weather

Mourinho condemned the state of the pitch in Beijing where the first Manchester derby to be played on foreign soil had been due to take place and feared his players may suffer injury. "The most important thing is that the players are not going to be injured but we also know that it's so important to come here to know the people and to play a go...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. accuses President Obama of plagiarizing
Donald Trump Jr. accuses President Obama of plagiarizing

And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump. The former first lady detailed her experience working for women's rights and children's rights and travelling to 112 countries in the world representing the United States as secretary of state.

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  • Girls stay up late to see Hillary Clinton make history
Girls stay up late to see Hillary Clinton make history

Now an aide of the former president is trying to clear things up. And we had a deadline to worry about. You may object to her positions and even dislike her personally, but one can not have traversed her life's journey and end up as the first woman presidential nominee of either major party in the history of the country and not have an iron const...

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  • Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio Olympics
Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio Olympics

Russia's weightlifting team has been barred from competing at the Rio Olympics in August over doping offences, the sport's governing federation said on Friday (Saturday NZT). There had been reports that the International Olympic Committee was going to introduce the gene doping test to its program at next month's Rio Games.

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  • F1: Rosberg hoping to get back on top in Germany
F1: Rosberg hoping to get back on top in Germany

Vettel, a four-times world champion with the Red Bull team , who first visited the circuit as a six-year-old to watch his boyhood hero, has never won there however and Ferrari's form has faded over recent races. Vettel will be racing on his home course for the first time in a Ferrari . "He was upstairs in the motorhome, so I went up and int...

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  • Stop worrying! Arsenal are still in the transfer market!
Stop worrying! Arsenal are still in the transfer market!

Now in the 20th year of his tenure in London , the former Monaco coach has seen the massive cash influx from TV deals irrevocably alter the game. "You can call it a friendly, but we're there to win", he told MLSsoccer.com after the game.

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  • Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter
Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

Sadler, who was driving, and Foltz were both pronounced dead at the scene. The auto crash in rural Wisconsin also left LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye seriously injured with second-degree burns to his left leg and stitches to his head. That is not the goal of this. "Should I have insisted that they follow rather than letting them use Global Positio...

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  • Lee storms out of blocks at Woburn, Ko well off the pace
Lee storms out of blocks at Woburn, Ko well off the pace

And the two-time career victor - both victories were in 2014 - was wary of taking anything for granted. She wants to make sure she is fit to play for South Korea in the Olympic golf event starting on August 12. "Just to be able to play in major championships, going down in the last group or to be in contention, I think there's always a lot to lea...

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  • Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off
Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

Mr Putin said the Games would be "less of a spectacle" without the Russian athletes. Putin's attack followed a last-ditch attempt by Mutko - who the second report identified as complicit in the cover-up of drug taking and who has been banned from attending Rio 2016 - to persuade IAAF president Coe to reconsider the track-and-field expulsion.

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"America is already great" Obama backs Clinton, barbs Trump

Obama called back to the 2008 campaign when the two were bitter rivals, and discussed how impressed he became with her work ethic and qualifications. " That's why anyone who threatens our values, whether fascists or communists or jihadists or homegrown demagogues, will always fail in the end ", he said.

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  • Mike Piazza honors 9/11 victims in HOF speech
Mike Piazza honors 9/11 victims in HOF speech

Here are some of the best lines from Piazza's incredible speech... "That's how I played", Griffey said. "Between the two of us, we have a sense of pride when he talks about me, or I talk about him". "But at 19, all I wanted to do was survive". But all it did was make him more human. A 13-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove Award victor, Griffey hi...

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  • Jets make Fitzpatrick signing official; Wilkerson on PUP
Jets make Fitzpatrick signing official; Wilkerson on PUP

The deal is worth approximately $12 million, according to that person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because there was no immediate announcement of the agreement. Four years earlier, in Buffalo, Fitzpatrick for half the season played like a Pro Bowler, before defences crouched up and defied him to throw deep, which he couldn't do effe...

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  • Sam Allardyce yet to decide if Wayne Rooney stays as England captain
Sam Allardyce yet to decide if Wayne Rooney stays as England captain

There is no point me looking at the bigger picture yet until I've overcome these stages". "So I can only do that with everybody who works for me and works around me". "Man-management, I think", he said when asked what he would bring to the job. "I took West Ham up, I saved Blackburn Rovers and now Sunderland but I consider myself much more th...

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  • Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees
Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees

The full answer to that question remains to be seen, but trading Aroldis Chapman , who is set to become a free agent after the season, appeared necessary and inevitable. In a statement, Cubs' chairman Tom Ricketts addressed the investigation into a domestic incident that Chapman was involved in this past winter. "I don't know if the Yankees woul...

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  • Blue Jays' Happ beats Mariners for 13th win
Blue Jays' Happ beats Mariners for 13th win

Seattle OF Franklin Gutierrez (neck) was scratched from the lineup Sunday because of a sore neck but he is expected to be available Tuesday in Pittsburgh following the Mariners' off day on Monday.... Before this start, I was creeping down a little bit and becoming too side-arm. "I'm taking the negatives and positives in stride, rather than dwelli...

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  • Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical
Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical

If that's the case, he can be the starter this season and Stanley fills the hole at left guard. A former MI standout, Long was drafted first overall by the Miami Dolphins in 2008 and made the Pro Bowl in each of his first four seasons with the team.

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  • Rio 2016: Usain Bolt knows Athletics needs him to win at Olympics
Rio 2016: Usain Bolt knows Athletics needs him to win at Olympics

But if you live scared, you don't live at all. He was in Munich visiting his doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller Wolfhart when news emerged of the truck attack in the French city of Nice on Bastille Day - July 14 - that killed 84 people. When Usain Bolt is running in a lane on the track, you have to watch. "Personally, I feel I can go for the 200m record ...

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  • Saints EFL Trophy draw revealed
Saints EFL Trophy draw revealed

The reaction to this new format has been mixed. "If I can count on these it's a new source for me", said new manager Antonio Conte at Chelsea's training camp in Austria recently. "This will help us deliver more and better home grown players which will deliver benefits to the national team and domestic league football at all levels".

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