• First blood to Guardiola as De Bruyne inspires City
First blood to Guardiola as De Bruyne inspires City

And the 33-year-old continued to threaten to undermine his new team-mates' efforts, most notably when a heavy touch forced him to make a unsafe tackle on United skipper Wayne Rooney inside his own penalty area. Bravo instigated another risky first-half attack by skimming a long throw between two United midfielders and to the feet of De Bruyne. ...

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  • Wenger relieved as late penalty lets Arsenal off the hook
Wenger relieved as late penalty lets Arsenal off the hook

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla scores against Southampton during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. But the Gunners responded to equalize in brilliant fashion just before the half-hour mark as defender Laurent Koscielny scored with an outstanding overhead strike.

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  • West Ham v Watford
West Ham v Watford

Reports had claimed that West Ham were in discussions to sign Bacca for a long time but despite the protracted negotiations, the transfer evidently did not come into fruition. " He has played for France and we will see today ". At half-time some of the players were already pale, so I didn't want to give them more criticism.

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  • Coach Brian Kelly on Notre Dame's loss to Texas
Coach Brian Kelly on Notre Dame's loss to Texas

However, that isn't the only take away Kelly and the rest of Notre Dame fans took away from the Texas game. Nevada likely won't provide a similar test to Notre Dame's reeling defense this week. Texas: A huge win for Strong, who is trying to avoid being the first Texas coach with three consecutive losing seasons since the 1930s. "I haven't s...

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  • 49ers owner pledges $1 million to charity
49ers owner pledges $1 million to charity

On Wednesday morning, the quarterback let it be known that he will be giving additional money. "I support our players when they want to see change in society, and we don't live in a flawless society", said Goodell. ESPN's Jim Trotter first reported the charitable donation by the 49ers. The San Francisco 49ers Foundation will commit $1 million ...

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  • Claudio Ranieri delighted DanielAmartey didn't play in Ghana's friendly with Russian Federation
Claudio Ranieri delighted DanielAmartey didn't play in Ghana's friendly with Russian Federation

With Jamie Vardy finding his scoring touch, maybe the striker has another wonder goal in him, having scored one of the best of the season against Liverpool last February. The first victory of the " Leicester " won in the third round in a game with "Swansea" (2: 1). Owing to the Main Stand being refurbished, Klopp's men had to play three matche...

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  • Charleston Southern suspends 14 for Florida State game
Charleston Southern suspends 14 for Florida State game

Prior to last weekend's blowout victory, the Buccaneers fell to fellow FCS program North Dakota State 24-17 in overtime on August 27. Charleston Southern, meanwhile, closed a trying week for the entire football program, which suspended 14 players - 10 of them starters - on Friday before the game.In all, 32 football players violated an NCAA financia...

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  • Buescher on verge of claiming improbable berth in the Chase
Buescher on verge of claiming improbable berth in the Chase

Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon and Jamie McMurray control their destinies entering Richmond . Buescher, 30th in the standings, is now 11 points ahead of 31st-place David Ragan and needs 34 points to guarantee he stays there. The top 16 drivers , based on wins then points, will make the 10-race Chase for the Championship. For practical purposes,...

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  • Pep Guardiola plays down Jose Mourinho rivalry
Pep Guardiola plays down Jose Mourinho rivalry

Man City squad: Caballero, Bravo, Zabaleta, Sagna, Stones, Otamendi, Kolarov, Clichy, Toure, Fernando, Fernandinho, Delph, Sane, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Navas, Silva, Sterling, Nolito, Iheanacho. (Guardiola) can have many decisions, different decisions. " Most of the players are happy with me because they play and the players that don't play, the...

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  • Nationals say Stephen Strasburg has a strained flexor mass
Nationals say Stephen Strasburg has a strained flexor mass

Considering what the worst-case scenarios could have been, the diagnosis of a strained flexor mass for Stephen Strasburg was relatively good bad news. "He had good command", Baker said. "He was cleared. He wasn't trying to be a hero", Baker said. It turns out they found something this time, as Strasburg has been diagnosed with a flexor mass str...

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  • Carson Wentz more focused on winning than Cleveland's snub
Carson Wentz more focused on winning than Cleveland's snub

But I think it's going to take a little time before that decision of what we did or what anybody else did will come to fruition. Up until the Bradford trade, Eagles coach Doug Pederson had said that Daniel would be next in line if Bradford were to get injured.

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  • US Open: More luck for Novak Djokovic
US Open: More luck for Novak Djokovic

Monfils lost in four sets 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 and got off to a bad start at 0-5 in the first set. Even before Tsonga suffered a recurrence towards the middle of the second set of the left knee injury, Djokovic was starting to strike the ball with much of his customary panache.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic excited ahead of his first taste of the Manchester derby
Zlatan Ibrahimovic excited ahead of his first taste of the Manchester derby

The game is reportedly on-course to be the most-watched game in the history of the English top flight - the current record is 901 million - and will be broadcast to 190 countries. How old is Jose Mourinho? Since Pep got his first job in 2008, he has overseen wins in a whopping 78 per cent of his league matches, and has lost only 8 per cent.

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  • Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

There was one hit on Carolina's drive that appeared to be particularly brutal. "We've got a heck of a team, a resilient team, I think you saw that tonight", said Siemian, who finished 18 of 26 for 178 yards with one TD, two interceptions and two sacks.

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  • Wayne Rooney downplays debate over his England role
Wayne Rooney downplays debate over his England role

He's won everything at Manchester United, at Champions League and domestic level. Retired goalkeeper Shilton, whose England record of 125 caps is likely to be broken by Rooney , told BBC Scotland: "I don't think he's a striker any more ".

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  • Eagles Plan To Start Carson Wentz Week 1 If Healthy
Eagles Plan To Start Carson Wentz Week 1 If Healthy

The Philadelphia Eagles planned to bring Carson Wentz along slowly despite making him the No.2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The value difference between Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford is hard to determine, but Bradford brings experience and a leadership role to the Vikings that would have needed an NFL QB if they wanted to stay com...

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  • Seahawks Considering National Anthem Protest Sunday
Seahawks Considering National Anthem Protest Sunday

SEATTLE, Wa. (WGNO) - The Seattle Seahawks may be following Colin Kaepernick by protesting the national anthem before their NFL opener on Sunday. "He's pretty clear on what he did and what he was trying to express and I think it is very simple and so we'll leave that up to him, "Carroll said of Lane".

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association upholds transfer bans for Real Madrid and Atletico
Federation Internationale de Football Association upholds transfer bans for Real Madrid and Atletico

That enabled them to register new players in the most recent transfer window but they are now banned from doing so in the next two windows. The player's parents move to the country for reasons unconnected to soccer; the player transfers between countries in the European Union and is at least 16; or the player lives within 100 kilometers of the club...

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  • Fear fires up Kell Brook to finish Gennady Golovkin's fantastic run
Fear fires up Kell Brook to finish Gennady Golovkin's fantastic run

We know the task. "But that will make me sharp on the night". "I don't get involved in all the [television programme] Behind The Ropes and I've not watched Golovkin training, and his fights, because you end up getting involved in this hype".

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  • Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets
Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

Only two of Major League Baseball's 30 teams - the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics - did not attend his open workout at the University of Southern California. Between playing baseball in the Mets' farm system and giving his takes on the SEC, it sounds like Tebow is going to have a very busy fall ahead of him.

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