• Zlatan announces Red Devils return in epic fashion
Zlatan announces Red Devils return in epic fashion

Ibrahimovic was released by Manchester United after rupturing knee ligaments in Manchester United's Europa League quarter-final with Anderlecht. Manchester United have signed Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic in the summer and both players have immediately shown impact, helping United to successive 4-0 wins in the opening two weeks of the Pre...

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  • Hazard Returns As Everton Youngsters Spank Chelsea
Hazard Returns As Everton Youngsters Spank Chelsea

Conte revealed that Hazard, who has not played since fracturing his ankle on global duty with Belgium in June, will turn out for the development side as he steps up his rehabilitation from that injury. Chelsea remain in the market to add to their title-winning squad but Conte refused to be drawn on their reported interest in Swansea striker Ferna...

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  • Raikkonen just wants to win races, fight for titles
Raikkonen just wants to win races, fight for titles

Both Vettel and Hamilton head into races at which they've won multiple times, though it is the German who in his previous title winning campaigns has been the stronger driver in the second half of the season. "We need to turn that around, and we need to be consistent in finishing and in finishing ahead of them". "It came to a point in Silversto...

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  • Arsenal must keep Oxlade-Chamberlain - Winterburn
Arsenal must keep Oxlade-Chamberlain - Winterburn

The England worldwide has started the new season as a wing-back in Arsene Wenger's new formation, but he will be out of contract with the Gunners next summer. Wenger said of that trio: "We always hope, even now, that we can extend the contracts of Sanchez, Chamberlain and Ozil". However, the club's stance on Oxlade-Chamberlain appears to be wai...

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  • Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine square off to spark Tigers-Yankees brawl
Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine square off to spark Tigers-Yankees brawl

Kahnle was immediately ejected, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi got the boot moments later for furiously arguing with home plate umpire Carlos Torres over no warning be given to Kahnle. He ended up tossing the Tigers All-Star to the ground, as both benches and bullpens cleared. Romine contested being thrown out, apparently feeling he had n...

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  • Good verdict by Supreme Court
Good verdict by Supreme Court

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government backed petitioners in the landmark case, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi often speaking against the practice. Bano, 36, a native of Kashipur, Uttarakhand, with a master's degree in sociology, filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the apex court in 2016, seeking a ban on the practice of instanta...

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  • Ronaldo named UEFA best player for 2016/2017 season
Ronaldo named UEFA best player for 2016/2017 season

The Portuguese, who was also named world footballer of the year by Federation Internationale de Football Association in January, came ahead of Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in the voting. I know it is not a trophy of the national team but when I go to them they give me motivation every time. He was also n...

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  • Cavs and Celtics still have flaws the Sixers don't
Cavs and Celtics still have flaws the Sixers don't

It was an absolute pleasure watching him battle in a Celtics uniform, as he turned himself into an All-Star and an MVP candidate while carrying the team to the playoffs and, ultimately, to the Eastern Conference Finals past year. In the event that LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas leave the team next summer, they will give the Cavs stability t...

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  • Chad Henne picked to start Jags' next preseason game over Blake Bortles
Chad Henne picked to start Jags' next preseason game over Blake Bortles

Everyone saw it out there. "He had a real problem a year ago, dropping the ball down below his right hip to throw-that obviously slows down your release time", says Taaffe. Marrone also announced that Bortles will get first-ream reps against the Panthers. Bortles looked pretty good on the first two days of training camp but threw five interceptio...

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  • Harry Maguire earns first England call-up for World Cup
Harry Maguire earns first England call-up for World Cup

The pair, who moved to their respective clubs from Hull and Chelsea over the summer, are the surprise inclusions in the first squad named by Gareth Southgate since Wayne Rooney's retirement; the Three Lions' record goalscorer announced his decision on Wednesday.

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  • Yankees involved in two benches-clearing brawls
Yankees involved in two benches-clearing brawls

As Cabrera approached the plate, he appeared to say something to Romine, who responded, and quickly whipped off his mask to continue the conversation. In the seventh inning, the ejections continued as Betances was tossed after hitting the Tigers' James McCann in the helmet with a 98-MPH fastball.

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  • Ex-Newcastle boss Souness can see Benitez walking away
Ex-Newcastle boss Souness can see Benitez walking away

Former Stoke City striker Joselu became Newcastle's sixth signing of the summer last week, but Benitez wants to add another striker, a creative midfielder, a senior goalkeeper as well as a defender to his squad. "I am not happy because we have lost our first two games. It could be crucial because it could push us to get better and be focused for ...

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  • Dennis Smith Jr. Voted ROY in NBA's Rookie Survey
Dennis Smith Jr. Voted ROY in NBA's Rookie Survey

Typically, the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft comes in with fanfare, adoration from fellow rookies and big-time expectations. He was the presumptive top pick throughout the collegiate season, and virtually every big board featured Fultz atop their rankings leading up to the draft itself.

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  • Boycott stays as radio pundit after apology
Boycott stays as radio pundit after apology

The Australian, speaking ahead of the second Test at Headingley starting on Friday, said: "Forty degrees in Barbados to 13 degrees in Birmingham, I would be walking around freezing my nuts off as well with my hands in my pockets". Boycott was appointed OBE in 1980, two years before he retired from global cricket after playing 108 Test matches for ...

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  • Western Force given right to appeal axing
Western Force given right to appeal axing

If the Force's appeal is unsuccessful, Forrest has pledged to start up a new global rugby competition that will see the franchise compete with teams from Asia. "It is now clear that the ARU did not attend the meeting in Adelaide with the intention of resolving a mutually acceptable agreement, as said previously by ARU Chairman Cameron Clyne ...

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  • Wesley Hoedt Agrees to 5-Year Contract with Southampton
Wesley Hoedt Agrees to 5-Year Contract with Southampton

Spurs have already agreed a £42 million fee (a club-transfer record), reported by The Guardian , for Ajax's highly rated centre-back Davinson Sanchez, and therefore they would hardly move for another expensive defender this summer. Van Dijk took part in training with the club's Under-23s on Monday but is still unavailable for selection. Meanwhile...

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  • Odell Beckham, Jr. avoids serious injury after controversial hit in preseason game
Odell Beckham, Jr. avoids serious injury after controversial hit in preseason game

With defensive backs being taught to go low on wide receivers , unfortunate hits like this can be expected. We are still awaiting the word on Beckham's ankle, with the ESPN announcers suggesting more examination would be done Tuesday when the Giants are back in NY.

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  • Indians' Andrew Miller Aggravates Knee Injury, Leaves Game
Indians' Andrew Miller Aggravates Knee Injury, Leaves Game

Tribe starter Mike Clevinger was charged with all four runs on four hits (two homers) and four walks over 4.1 innings pitched before five relievers held Boston off the scoreboard. Yolmer Sanchez homered and drove in four runs and Jose Abreu went deep in the first game, as Jorge Polanco hit a three-run homer in a losing cause.

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  • Barcelona sue Neymar for at least 8.5 million euros - club
Barcelona sue Neymar for at least 8.5 million euros - club

Barcelona continue to express their public disagreement after the player paid the buy-out clause to end the contract unilaterally. But the Catalans are now seeking to reclaim this bonus after the "unilateral termination of the contract" which enabled Neymar to swap Barcelona for Paris.

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  • Patriots owner Robert Kraft gives President Trump a Super Bowl LI ring
Patriots owner Robert Kraft gives President Trump a Super Bowl LI ring

James told USA Today that Trump's ring, engraved with his name by Minnesota-based manufacturer Jostens, was almost identical to the bauble given to the players and staff. "I took out the ring and showed it to [Putin], and he put it on and he goes, 'I can kill someone with this ring, ' " Kraft said. In a January interview with Gary Myers of th...

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