• Zenga Replaces Jackett As Wolves Head Coach
Zenga Replaces Jackett As Wolves Head Coach

Zenga, whose previous managerial stint was in the Middle East with Al-Shaab last season, has managed sides including Steaua Bucharest, Red Star Belgrade, and Catania, Palermo and Sampdoria in Serie A during an 18-year coaching career. He added: "Walter is a hugely passionate personality who lives for football and is fiercely determined to succeed i...

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  • Georginio Wijnaldum makes courageous promise to Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool supporters
Georginio Wijnaldum makes courageous promise to Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool supporters

Wijnaldum scored 11 Premier League goals for Newcastle last term and speaking ahead of Liverpool's final game on their tour of the US against Roma in St Louis, Missouri, revealed his ambition to hit similar heights at his new club. "I haven't had any contact with Roma ", Housseyni said. "To be really successful and win a title with a great clu...

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  • Yankees deal pitcher Ivan Nova to Pirates
Yankees deal pitcher Ivan Nova to Pirates

Nova is 7-6 with a 4.90 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 75 strikeouts in 97.1 innings pitched this season for NY. He is set to make $6.5 million in 2017. The Pirates swung a last-minute deal with the New York Yankees to acquire right-hander Ivan Nova , a source told the Post-Gazette.

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  • Liverpool signs Dutch midfielder Wijnaldum from Newcastle
Liverpool signs Dutch midfielder Wijnaldum from Newcastle

The 2014/15 Dutch Player of the Year signed for Newcastle in a deal worth £14.5 million but since their relegation from the Premier League, has looked for the right club and opportunity to get back into England's elite competition. The one-year deal, which is subject to worldwide clearance, has been announced by the Premier League outfit on the...

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  • White Sox activate Sale from suspension for start vs Cubs
White Sox activate Sale from suspension for start vs Cubs

Chapman had 20 saves in 21 chances this season with the Yankees before the Cubs acquired the hard-throwing lefty on Monday for a package of prospects. But Chapman came in with two outs and struck out Cabrera on a 102 miles per hour fastball. Chapman struck out Todd Frazier and got two groundouts in the ninth as the crowd buzzed as the radar gun r...

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  • Triple play helps Nationals hold off Giants 4-1
Triple play helps Nationals hold off Giants 4-1

The Giants stranded him there. It was a reminder: It takes more than one effervescent player to make a flat team sparkle again. The 35-year-old native of Alabama averaged one strikeout per frame, however, and issued only three walks in the defeats.

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  • Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many
Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many

Weightlifting became the second sport after track and field to issue blanket bans on Russian athletes. "This review board panel will look at every single decision, every single athlete, to make sure the International Olympic Committee is happy with the decision that's been taken, " Adams said.

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  • Cleveland Indians trade for Yankees reliever Andrew Miller
Cleveland Indians trade for Yankees reliever Andrew Miller

Since being converted to a full-time reliever at the beginning of 2012, Miller has become one of the best left-handed relievers in the game. In 105.0 professional innings, Feyereisen has a 1.80 ERA and a 136:37 K:BB ratio. The two relievers, both right handed, aren't in any national rankings, but both have promising futures. Feyereisen had a 2.23...

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  • Good start to third round of PGA Championship
Good start to third round of PGA Championship

That doesn't mean second-round co-leaders Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker aren't going to hold on to their position on Saturday and sleep on the lead going into the final round, but there is no reason for either player to feel comfortable. The biggest surprise was Streb, who became the fourth player with a 63 at Baltusrol. The results of early fini...

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  • Doping investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russians
Doping investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russians

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko on Saturday said that he expects 266 athletes from the European nation to be cleared for the Games in Brazil, which start on Friday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) "has the hard and important task of handling this undoubtedly very complicated situation in an extremely short amount of time", he told th...

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  • Paul Pogba's agent denies deal is done between Juventus, Manchester United
Paul Pogba's agent denies deal is done between Juventus, Manchester United

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. Real Madrid's Gareth Bale is now the world's most expensive footballer, having joined Los Blancos from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a fee of €100m, while teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is in second place ...

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  • Messi Puts Barcelona Teammates To Shame In Pre-Season Training
Messi Puts Barcelona Teammates To Shame In Pre-Season Training

However, a horror mistake from Martinez gifted Griffiths the equaliser as the defender's heavy first touch after Masip's pass left the Celtic striker with an open goal to make it 1-1. Kolo Toure will sit out Celtic's glamour friendly with Barcelona - but could be thrown into action in next week's crucial Champions League clash with Astana.

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  • Fire in Olympic village sees Australian Olympic team evacuated
Fire in Olympic village sees Australian Olympic team evacuated

Egyptian athletes had no hot water and their toilets did not flush, while a Kenyan wrote "Please fix my toilet" on a notice board in the Olympic Village. French President Francois Hollande is flying out to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next week to help support Paris with its Olympic bid. Workers install barricades in preparation for the 2016 Ri...

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  • Fitzpatrick Finally Signs Deal With Jets For $12-Million
Fitzpatrick Finally Signs Deal With Jets For $12-Million

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the signing. For the last several months, Smith was in the awkward position of technically being the starter while Fitzpatrick and the Jets were locked in a contract stalemate.

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  • Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez has 3 homers through 6 innings
Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez has 3 homers through 6 innings

Bogaerts had been called out, but was allowed to keep the base after a review showed he adeptly got his hand around the tag of second baseman Brian Dozier . Manager John Farrell revealed after the game that this isn't a brand new ailment - Betts has been receiving treatment for the knee issue, which has developed since the break - and it seems l...

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  • Edmund takes GB to Davis Cup semis
Edmund takes GB to Davis Cup semis

The Serbs though fought back to win the second set 7-6 before Inglot and Murray came back to take the next two sets to earn a crucial point. All it took was a couple of wayward shots hooked wide, and Edmund was on his knees - a second straight sets win at the Davis Cup , and a place in the semi-finals to face Argentina with an Andy Murray-less...

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  • Nishikori advances to Rogers Cup final
Nishikori advances to Rogers Cup final

Wawrinka and Sock held serve throughout the first set to force a tiebreak that was won easily by Wawrinka who went on to dominate the second set where he charged out to a 4-0 lead and dropped just five points on serve to take the match. Stan Wawrinka claimed an early lead against Kei Nishikori but fell away badly thereafter to exit the Rogers Cup...

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  • Windies reeling at 88-4 against India in second test
Windies reeling at 88-4 against India in second test

Jamaica is going to be even better. Kohli predicted the spinners would prove a handful at the "result-oriented ground", especially in the second innings. Karnataka wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul is India's most viable replacement for Vijay at Sabina Park test. Rahul performed well in both warm up matches, notching double centuries in both the ...

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  • China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in Rio
China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in Rio

Shubenkov insists he has never taken drugs, though Ukhov infamously was warned by the IAAF after trying to compete while drunk at a 2008 meeting in Lausanne. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Friday told local media that 272 of the country's athletes had been approved by global sports federations, out of an original team of 387, adding that the numbe...

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  • Tom Latham focuses on first Test victory
Tom Latham focuses on first Test victory

Maybe Cremer should have inserted the tourists when he won the toss? New Zealand was in sight of an expected victory in the first test against Zimbabwe after racking up 576-6 and then reducing the home team to 121-5 in its second innings.

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