• Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

Sánchez worked under Guardiola at Barcelona and is keen to be reunited with the Catalan, who feels the 28-year-old would add more potency to an attack... "At this stage, I would still be surprised if Arsenal did a deal on Sanchez", he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast . City have been confident of signing him since April, and though they...

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  • Nadal shines in rainy US Open
Nadal shines in rainy US Open

As players ran for cover from drenched outside courts where just 90 minutes of action was possible, and only three matches completed, Osaka's big-hitting game flourished under the roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium. In other matches on the women's group, No. 23 seed Barbora Strycova defeated Misaki Doi of Japan, 6-1, 6-3, to reach the second round. ...

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  • RINGSIDE BOXING SHOW May-Mac: Can we get back to boxing now?
RINGSIDE BOXING SHOW May-Mac: Can we get back to boxing now?

Mayweather all but handed his opponent the opening three rounds (even though only one of the judges gave McGregor all three) before pouring on the pressure from round four onwards. "I wanted to go out with a bang". The casual fan of boxing probably viewed it as another racist remark when McGregor told Mayweather, "I turned him into a Mexican".

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  • Australia Are Crumbling In The First Test Against Bangladesh
Australia Are Crumbling In The First Test Against Bangladesh

With Bangladesh aiming to finish off the tail quickly, Pat Cummins and Ashton Agar stopped that from happening as they kept the hosts as bay for a while with a 49-run partnership. But the key man on this day, as on the first day, was Shakib, who for the eighth time in his Test career combined a half-century with a five-wicket haul.

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  • Serena's having a baby, so US Open talk turns to Sharapova
Serena's having a baby, so US Open talk turns to Sharapova

Or will Halep earn her first victory over the Russian and continue her quest for her first Grand Slam and the number one ranking? She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. 1 since rankings were established in 1973. "Facing her...it's going to be a big challenge". So maybe I will change this. Karolina Plistova of the Czech Republic, w...

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  • Super Sunday podcast - West Brom v Stoke, Liverpool v Arsenal
Super Sunday podcast - West Brom v Stoke, Liverpool v Arsenal

The game livened up in its final quarter, with Rodriguez looping a header on to the top of the bar and Hegazi having a close-range header tipped over. The 36-year-old Crouch was gifted the easiest of chances in the 77th minute when defender Ahmed Hegazi seemed to fail to heed a call from Ben Foster and sliced his clearance nearly out of his goalk...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino points to lack of concentration for Wembley struggles
Mauricio Pochettino points to lack of concentration for Wembley struggles

Spurs return to action following the worldwide break on September 9 when they make the trip to Ronald Koeman's Everton . Persistent pressure had paid off at the start of the second half when Dele Alli put Tottenham in front. Chelsea will look to build on their 2-1 victory over Tottenham last weekend when they take on Everton at Stamford B...

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  • Mixed Emotions for Clement After First League Win at Palace
Mixed Emotions for Clement After First League Win at Palace

Frank de Boer doesn't feel inspiring - even in his interviews". Ruben Loftus-Cheek will miss Crystal Palace's Premier League clash with Swansea at Selhurst Park. Home keeper Wayne Hennessey rushed off his line but Ayew calmly drifted past him and saw the ball into the net. "It was disappointing for everyone", De Boer said.

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  • Spain's Nadal Named Top Seed at US Open
Spain's Nadal Named Top Seed at US Open

Here is a jumpstart to get you ready for the final Grand Slam of 2017. The final Grand Slam of the year begins on Monday, as the 2017 U.S. Open takes place in NY. Nadal is back at world No 1 for the first time since July 2014 after overcoming a succession of issues with his body and doubts in his mind. "So the first week was really just try...

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  • Rashford, Fellaini Score as Man United Beat Leicester
Rashford, Fellaini Score as Man United Beat Leicester

Lukaku, who had scored three goals in his first two games since his summer move from Everton , stepped up and while his spot-kick had plenty of power, it wasn't placed well enough and Schmeichel guessed the direction to come up with a firm stop.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino: This is how I'm preparing Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez
Mauricio Pochettino: This is how I'm preparing Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez

However, Pochettino has claimed that Spurs are still waiting for the results of his work permit application to see whether the Colombian global can make his debut when Burnley visit Wembley on Sunday. In the last week he was not involved in training for Ajax . "He trained with us yesterday and will train with us again". He's 21 years old...

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  • Rooney retires from worldwide football
Rooney retires from worldwide football

Rooney , who has scored two goals in two Premier League starts for Everton , retired from global football on Wednesday to concentrate on his club career. "It's a pity he will miss the next World Cup for England ", Eriksson told Sky Sports News. Despite breaking his foot and seeing England crash-out to the host nation, the teenage terror had...

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  • Spain's sports tribunal upholds 5-match ban on Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo
Spain's sports tribunal upholds 5-match ban on Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo

Run that through Google Translate and you get: "One more incomprehensible decision". Referee Ricardo De Burgos included the shove incident in his official match report, writing: "After the red card, the player pushed me slightly in a sign of disagreement".

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  • Colin Cowherd Goes After 76ers Fans On Twitter
Colin Cowherd Goes After 76ers Fans On Twitter

Irving joins a Celtics squad that finished first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season last season but was bounced by the Cavaliers in five games the Eastern Conference finals. There was no obvious path to improvement for the team, and it looked as though they were locked into a future that involved annual losses to the Golden St...

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  • Bobby Roode debut, Shelton Benjamin returns, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens
Bobby Roode debut, Shelton Benjamin returns, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens

The audience sang along as Bobby pranced his way down the ramp, before defeating English in his first main roster match. Perhaps WWE Creative recognized his popularity and figured, at least for one night, to let fans cheer him. AJ Styles came out to the ring. At one point during the match, Carmella jumped off the apron to leave Natalya to fend...

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  • Tigers' Ian Kinsler fined $10K for comments about umpire Angel Hernandez
Tigers' Ian Kinsler fined $10K for comments about umpire Angel Hernandez

Ausmus called the fine "the biggest I've ever seen", but declined to say how much it was. Kinsler and Hernandez had been barking at each other throughout Monday's game, then after Kinsler turned back and said something following an obvious ball, Hernandez tossed him.

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  • Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting
Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting

According to the statement released from the Association's unverified account, which was created in August following Joe West's suspension, the group issued a "strong objection to the Office of the Commissioner's response to the verbal attacks".

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  • Early inroads vital in Bangladesh Tests: Lehmann
Early inroads vital in Bangladesh Tests: Lehmann

Buddy's still got pace and Aussies are doing incredible things at the highest level in the football world, these are the Plays of the Week. The BCB had reportedly proposed alternative venues but Australian team management rejected them for logistical reasons.

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  • Broncos coach Vance Joseph: Trevor Siemian is our quarterback
Broncos coach Vance Joseph: Trevor Siemian is our quarterback

Siemian, a 2015 seventh-round draft pick out of Northwestern who won the starting job a year ago when he beat out veteran Mark Sanchez, quickly surged ahead of Lynch, a first-rounder in 2016 from Memphis, when training camp opened. Siemian said he has shown enough to be named the starter. "I saw Paxton make some plays with his legs, which he shou...

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  • Casemiro's 44-pass goal for Real Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna
Casemiro's 44-pass goal for Real Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna

Do you think Ramos will add to his tally of red cards this season? "I don't agree with the (second) yellow card, it was harsh, but I respect the opinion of the referee". He, however, has never been dismissed in 143 games for Spain. Bale's spot was in jeopardy after great displays from youngster Marco Asensio at the right wing position.

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  • Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center
Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center

The Saints and Chargers will be familiar with each other after they engaged in joint practices at the latter's practice facility in Costa Mesa, California, August 17-19. He also did not play when New Orleans opened preseason play with a 24-20 loss to the Cleveland Browns Aug. 10. Wil Lutz nailed a 53 yard field goal later in the quarter to give t...

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  • Samir Nasri leaves Man City for Turkish club Antalyaspor
Samir Nasri leaves Man City for Turkish club Antalyaspor

The France worldwide is expected to arrive in Turkey on Sunday as City discuss his departure. The 30-year-old excelled in the 2013-14 season, scoring 11 times to help the side capture a second league title in three years. This summer the team also signed France global and former Roma and AC Milan playmaker Jeremy Menez from Bordeaux. Cameroon...

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  • Expect lots of changes in team: Kohli on WC
Expect lots of changes in team: Kohli on WC

However, he was expected to return for the series against India at his customary number four position. It was raining boundaries in the ground and stopped only after they reached the target. After Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and put Sri Lanka in to bat, Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka gave the ideal start to their team as both forg...

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  • Magic Johnson Accused Of Illegally Contacting Paul George
Magic Johnson Accused Of Illegally Contacting Paul George

Do the Indiana Pacers have a case against the Los Angeles Lakers involving Paul George? Seven weeks after the former Pacers star was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for proverbial pennies on the dollar, the franchise is alleging that the Los Angeles Lakers are guilty of violating the league's tampering rules in their pursuit of th...

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  • How Twitter reacted to death of All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads
How Twitter reacted to death of All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads

In 11 matches Stanley and Colin locked the All Black scrum. "He wore his celebrity on a sound and sensible set of shoulders", says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. Sir Colin Meads at the All Blacks test against Wales in Dunedin, 19 June 2010, and at a rugby coaching school in Taumarunui on 30 May 1976. "I met ...

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  • Jaylon Smith makes significant debut in Cowboys' win; Dak Prescott solid
Jaylon Smith makes significant debut in Cowboys' win; Dak Prescott solid

Injuries have hindered Bryant over the past two seasons, causing him to miss 10 games . Elliott reportedly did not take snaps against the Cowboys' first team during practice on Thursday so don't expect to see the star running back against the Colts .

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets
Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets

However, getting an opportunity to play in the playoffs is exciting. The Mets already dealt outfielder Jay Bruce to the Cleveland Indians in August, and now another veteran is gone to open up a spot in the lineup for the rest of the season.

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  • Jese hits ground running as Stoke City shoot down Arsenal
Jese hits ground running as Stoke City shoot down Arsenal

Stoke City host Arsenal at the Britannia stadium today, kick-off is scheduled for 17:30 (GMT). Giroud then sent Alexandre Lacazette through and the Gunners thought they had found an equaliser in the 72nd minute as the former Lyon forward thumped the ball into the net but the celebrations were cut short by the linesman's flag.

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  • Antonio Conte wants to lead Chelsea into new Stamford Bridge
Antonio Conte wants to lead Chelsea into new Stamford Bridge

Costa received a text from Chelsea manager Antonio Conte saying he was no longer in his plans and has set his mind on a return to former club Atletico who are under a transfer embargo. I repeat: "for me, is in the past". "I think they should take into account everything I've done". 'Honestly, the new stadium will be great, but I love a lot S...

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  • Justice Raveendran to supervise NIA investigation in #Hadiya case [Read order]
Justice Raveendran to supervise NIA investigation in #Hadiya case [Read order]

The woman, a Hindu, had converted to Islam and later married Jahan. "The duty of this court to ensure the safety of at least the girls who are brought before it can be discharged only by ensuring that Akhila is in safe hands", the verdict read.

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