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Nick Saban Gets Heated With ESPN's Maria Taylor After Question About QBs Nick Saban Gets Heated With ESPN's Maria Taylor After Question About QBs
- September 03, 2018

Taylor handled Saban's anger well, saying "I hear you", before moving onto the next question. Obviously, the quarterback that Saban didn't want to disrespect was Jalen Hurts , the Crimson Tide's starter for the past two seasons who was famously pulled for Tagovailoa in the national championship game previous year. (more...)
Son Heung-min Now One Game Away From Military Exemption Son Heung-min Now One Game Away From Military Exemption
- September 03, 2018

The South Korean is now expected to complete two years of military service, but the 26-year-old has been provided with the opportunity to earn an exemption. But the quality of Korea's build-up play, driven on by Son who grabbed an assist as the creative fulcrum of his side once again, paired with the sharp-shooting of the free-scoring Hwang Ui-jo, who grabbed his ninth goal of the competition, proved the difference. (more...)
Phil Neville praise for 'courageous' Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho Phil Neville praise for 'courageous' Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho
- September 02, 2018

We are the last team in England to win a European trophy. "I have won eight titles. I am the only manager in the world that has won in Italy, Spain and England, and by winning eight titles - not small titles, not small countries, eight proper titles - my second position last season is one of my greatest achievements in football". (more...)
Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson
- September 02, 2018

Donaldson has been traded to the Cleveland Indians , in exchange for a player to be named later. Donaldson will play third base for the Indians . Despite that, Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports has been told teams are showing interest. It was a good run while it lasted, eh, Blue Jays fans? After spending parts of four big-league seasons in Oakland, Donaldson had a monster first year with the Blue Jays. (more...)
Ozil was due to attend Tuesday’s first-team training session Ozil was due to attend Tuesday’s first-team training session
- September 01, 2018

But Emery said his No10, who was always indulged by former manager Arsene Wenger , would not always be playing in his favoured position behind the main striker. However, he said fresh-pressed juices are still allowed. But with a lot of sugar? "I like it in my life". It's for that, when I arrived here, I asked only for that from the cook. (more...)
Rockets acquire Chriss from Suns Rockets acquire Chriss from Suns
- September 01, 2018

Chriss, the No. 8 pick in the 2016 draft, averaged 7.7 points and 5.5 rebounds last season, playing in 72 games (49 starts) for the Suns . While he's demonstrated no shooting touch, he still possesses elite-level athleticism, something that can be utilized to fit the Rockets' system. (more...)
Why Gayle King Admires Serena Williams' Response Following Catsuit Controversy Why Gayle King Admires Serena Williams' Response Following Catsuit Controversy
- September 01, 2018

Serena Williams' superhero-like catsuit is set to be consigned to the back of her closet, but "everything is fine" over the French Open's new outfit rules, according to the United States tennis star. "At points in the match I didn't play incredible". Each competition has its own rules, for example at Wimbledon, which is the strictest, players must wear "almost entirely white" and "white does not include off white or cream"! Can't wait to see what she wears next. (more...)
Gareth Southgate calls for 'debate' on opportunities for young English players Gareth Southgate calls for 'debate' on opportunities for young English players
- August 31, 2018

Lallana only made 13 appearances for Liverpool last term due to injury, and was ultimately left out of Southgate's squad for the tournament in Russian Federation after failing to recover from a hamstring problem. "With us only being three games into the (domestic) season, I felt some continuity was important". What he's done mentally too, I think we're going to see a really good player from this point on. (more...)
US Open make Nick Kyrgios statement amid umpire Mohamed Lahyani row US Open make Nick Kyrgios statement amid umpire Mohamed Lahyani row
- August 31, 2018

Kyrgios was trailing his opponent, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, by a set and a break when Mohamed Lahyani stepped down from the chair and stood in front of him in the manner of a coach making an on-court visit. Thursday's weird scenes prompted an outcry on social media, with the umpire criticised for his role in how events panned out. "I don't think he's a coach, he's an umpire, and he should stay on his chair for that". (more...)
Saints Trade For Former Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Saints Trade For Former Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater
- August 30, 2018

The Jets signed Bridgewater to a one year deal in free agency back in March. Bridgewater seemed like the Minnesota Vikings QB of the future when they drafted him in the first round in 2014. He attempted just two passes last season. Brees, 39, has two more years remaining on his contract. Bridgewater went 28-of-38 passing this preseason for the Jets, racking up 316 passing yards with two touchdowns and one interception. (more...)
Manchester United ready to extend Anthony Martial’s contract Manchester United ready to extend Anthony Martial’s contract
- August 30, 2018

Mourinho has seen his side slip to defeats against Brighton and Tottenham in the first three weeks of the season, but despite reports of trouble behind the scenes, he has been backed by the Old Trafford hero. "Purely speaking as a fan, I hope we get through it sooner rather than later". "It's always mentally, can you get that rest, and I feel good, I feel fine". (more...)
Jamie Redknapp sends blunt warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United future Jamie Redknapp sends blunt warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United future
- August 29, 2018

There is a defensive hole which is clear to see and is why Mourinho demanded new signings during the summer. Meanwhile, defender Marcos Rojo is set to return to training on Wednesday after missing the start of the season with an injury picked up playing for Argentina at the World Cup. (more...)
Tiger Woods Ready for Three Straight Tournaments - ESPN 98.1 FM Tiger Woods Ready for Three Straight Tournaments - ESPN 98.1 FM
- August 27, 2018

It's one thing to be looked upon with awe. The bravado began Wednesday, when Mickelson debuted on Twitter and, among other offerings, razzed Woods for apparently swinging a left-handed club in a promotional photo for The Match. "It's not like, 'Hey, I need to do this to play Aronimink,"' O'Hair said. "I feel my next wins are coming soon", Woods said. He has started inside the top 20 each of the last three years and has yet to improve his standing when the four playoff events were over. (more...)
Alvaro Morata makes bold statement about leaving Chelsea Alvaro Morata makes bold statement about leaving Chelsea
- August 26, 2018

Maurizio Sarri could become the fifth Chelsea manager to win his opening three Premier League games in charge of the club after Antonio Conte, Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink and Jose Mourinho. I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there, but I want to change things here", said Morata. Goals from Pedro Rodriguez, Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso sealed a 3-2 win against Arsenal in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. (more...)
'Queens' unite as Serena Williams meets Nicki Minaj 'Queens' unite as Serena Williams meets Nicki Minaj
- August 26, 2018

It represents a pot of gold - especially for female players who traditionally dominate the list of highest-paid athletes. While the list is headed by tennis legend Serena Williams , the surprise was Sindhu pipping tennis's current World No. (more...)
International News Ronaldo thanks Cuadrado for his kind gesture 6 hours ago International News Ronaldo thanks Cuadrado for his kind gesture 6 hours ago
- August 24, 2018

Rooney told CNN Sport: "He'll do what he's been doing for the last 10 years, he'll bring goals to Juventus and I fancy Juventus to win the Champions League this year exclusively for the fact Cristiano has gone there". "I want to win the Champions League with Juventus ". I like how they train, their mentality. I hope that with my experience with my motivation, my goals , I can teach him some stuff, but you know he is going to be whatever he wants. (more...)
Senegal's Mane seals Liverpool win: Salah proves to be the difference Senegal's Mane seals Liverpool win: Salah proves to be the difference
- August 22, 2018

If it's against you, you'll think it's soft. We won it because we scored in two very decisive moments. Get the latest World Cup news updates. However, our side did a tremendous job of calming the scene and wrapping it up into an easy three points, with help from a late Sadio Mane goal. (more...)
Chelsea Hit Back As Marcos Alonso Sinks Arsenal Chelsea Hit Back As Marcos Alonso Sinks Arsenal
- August 22, 2018

Sarri was craving a cigarette at the half-time whistle as Chelsea relinquished a two-goal lead in the first half of Saturday's 3-2 win over Arsenal . I'm a student sports journalist from India who's keen on sports and writes regularly on topics related to global cricket and other major football matches. (more...)
India in charge of third test with England India in charge of third test with England
- August 22, 2018

England , who lead the five-test series two nil, were left to pick over an astonishing day which began well when they quickly picked up India's four remaining first innings wickets . Well, Anderson had just induced Virat Kohli into a couple of false shots outside off-stump. And Buttler was content his fifth-wicket stand with Stokes epitomised an England display full of grit, as they were determined not to gift victory to India . (more...)
Manchester United insist Jose Mourinho's job is safe Manchester United insist Jose Mourinho's job is safe
- August 21, 2018

Will Jose Mourinho be the first Premier League manager sacked this season? With Alexis Sanchez missing the game through injury, Mourinho introduced Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard at half-time, but there was little improvement to their attacking display and Pogba's finish from the spot came too late to rescue a result. (more...)
Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll
- August 21, 2018

The difference between the two teams is the one first-place vote for the Badgers. Alabama , Clemson , Georgia, Wisconsin and Ohio State round out the top five. Here's the full poll , from the AP. It's the fifth time Alabama has entered the season ranked No. 1 under Coach Nick Saban, though past year was the only one of those seasons in which the Tide won the national title. (more...)
Djokovic closing in on incredible record Djokovic closing in on incredible record
- August 21, 2018

Djokovic had to work for more than two and a half hours to overcome Cilic , the 2016 champion in the combined WTA and ATP event. Meanwhile, Roger Federer continued his mastery over Stan Wawrinka, but not before getting a fright en route to a 6-7 (7-2), 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 quarter-final victory. (more...)
Eden Hazard drops a massive hint over his Chelsea future Eden Hazard drops a massive hint over his Chelsea future
- August 20, 2018

But any result would have been possible in a see-saw game marked by poor defending and astonishing misses, with Arsenal particularly guilty of both in the first half. In quality we are going very well, but in quantity we have to improve. The same can be said of Arsenal under its new manager, Unai Emery, with the team showing the same defensive failings as under his predecessor Arsene Wenger. (more...)
'Seen Better Punch-Ups In My Local' - Fans Raging After Easy Fury Win 'Seen Better Punch-Ups In My Local' - Fans Raging After Easy Fury Win
- August 20, 2018

The details will be revealed but the fight's on", he said. Even while winning both, Fury has also had only two fights with his inexperienced trainer Ben Davison, making his preparation for perhaps the world's most unsafe heavyweight far from ideal, but against Pianeta he at least had the fight he needed in June. (more...)
Sir Chips Keswick: Ivan Gazidis is fully committed to Arsenal Sir Chips Keswick: Ivan Gazidis is fully committed to Arsenal
- August 19, 2018

In a rare Atletico foray forward, Angel Correa crossed from the byline to his fellow Argentine Vietto, whose header looped past new Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno . "I think about the match today first, then training tomorrow, the match on Saturday to continue our preparation", said Emery. "Today I am very happy with his work on the pitch, but not only today", Emery said of Smith Rowe after the International Champions Cup game. (more...)
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay
- August 19, 2018

When pressed on the reasons for Pogba making his comments about possibly being fined, Mourinho added: "You have to ask him, you have to ask him". "I don't think he will go", Mourinho told a news conference ahead of United's trip to Brighton on Sunday . (more...)
Federer 'anxious' ahead of return in Cincinnati Federer 'anxious' ahead of return in Cincinnati
- August 19, 2018

Former world number one Serena Williams looked sharp in her return to the hardcourts after a week-long break, soundly defeating Daria Gavrilova 6-1 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters . "Even when I have to take time away, I still get something out of it", said the 20- time major title victor. In his return to the event, he "felt good in that first match, to be honest, walking out, hardly any nerves". (more...)
Tyson Fury beats Francesco Pianeta to set up Deontay Wilder title fight Tyson Fury beats Francesco Pianeta to set up Deontay Wilder title fight
- August 19, 2018

Before that, Belfast's own Paddy Barnes has already suffered painful defeat to champion Cristofer Rosales in their WBC World flyweight title fight. Your fans always prove me right, it's a great feeling to see so many people come and follow boxing. (more...)
Jaguars CB Ramsey unloads on QBs in interview Jaguars CB Ramsey unloads on QBs in interview
- August 18, 2018

In an interview with GQ , Ramsey shared his take on several quarterbacks and was not afraid to say when he felt like a player stunk or is overrated. "I don't care what nobody say". "It's not really Eli". They were doing flat routes to the wide open fullback, and he's running for 20 yards down the field four times during the game. (more...)
France on top as Germany slump to 15th France on top as Germany slump to 15th
- August 18, 2018

Croatia meanwhile climbed 16 places up to fourth to equal their best ranking from five years ago. Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have both gone up two places in the latest update of the FIFA World Rankings . But an unexpected run to the quarterfinals resulted in a leap of 21 places to 49th. Reigning European champions Portugal are seventh, and Switzerland , Spain and Denmark complete the top 10 - with the latter two nations joint-ninth. (more...)
Eagles fans troll Patriots with billboard near Gillette Stadium Eagles fans troll Patriots with billboard near Gillette Stadium
- August 18, 2018

The two quarterbacks shook hands and embraced. "That was kind of made up to me because that was never my intention". "We're just going to have to try and do a good job of getting a clear understanding, and these are plays that help define what it is and what isn't allowed", Belichick said . (more...)
Christian Hackenberg, former Penn State quarterback, signs with Eagles Christian Hackenberg, former Penn State quarterback, signs with Eagles
- August 17, 2018

According to multiple sources at Steelers training camp, Ben Roethlisberger went down after throwing a pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster and was face down for several minutes before getting up. Right tackle Marcus Gilbert said Roethlisberger was rolling to the right side on a goal-line play and ran into Gilbert and linebacker Keion Adams . (more...)
Nick Faldo: Tiger Woods whispered 'I'm done' at 2017 Masters Champions Dinner Nick Faldo: Tiger Woods whispered 'I'm done' at 2017 Masters Champions Dinner
- August 17, 2018

Europe captain Thomas Bjorn will also make four wildcard picks to add to his eight automatic qualifiers on 5 September, with the Ryder Cup taking place from 28-30 September at Le Golf National, near Paris. Woods was a factor in last month's Open Championship and that benefitted NBC, who reported a 38 percent rise in viewership over the year before and the highest viewership for the Open since 2000. (more...)
Rogers re-match sees Halep overcome Garcia to set up Barty semi Rogers re-match sees Halep overcome Garcia to set up Barty semi
- August 15, 2018

Top-seeded Halep won four of the match's first five games, and broke Barty twice before the 22-year-old Australian registered her first, and lone, break in the sixth game. Mertens broke immediately and superbly used her backhand to save a break back chance and extend her lead to 3-0 opening up the court for her second consecutive break. (more...)
Broncos Make Back-Up Quarterback Change Broncos Make Back-Up Quarterback Change
- August 15, 2018

The Broncos selected Lynch out of Memphis in the first round of the 2016 draft. We're not privy to every snap in practice, but if Vance Joseph is saying that the Broncos are basing this decision off of Kelly's play dating back to the Spring, it's clear that Lynch is not worth the trouble anymore. (more...)
Juventus Match Abandoned After Fans Mob Ronaldo Juventus Match Abandoned After Fans Mob Ronaldo
- August 14, 2018

But minutes later a huge swarm of fans invaded the pitch and the game was subsequently abandoned. Juventus went on to win 5-0 against their youth team, but viewers weren't all that impressed by Ronaldo's contribution. "He's won the last three", said Savelli. The chants of "Cristiano, Cristiano" had barely died down when the five-times Ballon d'Or victor provoked Juve's second by forcing the unfortunate youth team defender Riccardo Cappellini to poke past his own goalkeeper three ... (more...)
Liverpool vs. West Ham live stream Liverpool vs. West Ham live stream
- August 14, 2018

Speaking of the defensive situation ahead of the game, the Liverpool manager said in his pre-match press conference , "Dejan will not be available for the weekend, that's how it is". Replicating the 44-goal haul which heralded Salah's debut season at Anfield has not fazed the Egyptian despite an early Champions League final exit and similarly fruitless travails with his national side as they mutedly exited the World Cup group stages. (more...)
England vs India 2018: India's predicted XI for the third Test England vs India 2018: India's predicted XI for the third Test
- August 14, 2018

On the other hand, Ben Stokes missed out for the second Test but England didn't miss him at all. In fact, his most notable moment came in India's first innings when, at mid-on, he was completely flummoxed by an R Ashwin leading edge that lobbed straight over his head. (more...)
N'Golo Kante Equals His Best Premier League Goals Tally N'Golo Kante Equals His Best Premier League Goals Tally
- August 13, 2018

Chelsea's new manager Maurizio Sarri says he has a month to whip his team into shape and make them familiar with the high-intensity, passing football which was nicknamed "Sarri-ball" during his time at Napoli in Serie A . - Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has scored 90 per cent of the penalties he has taken in the top five European leagues (all competitions), converting 10 of his 11 spot kicks across three different clubs (Verona, Napoli and Chelsea ). (more...)
Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap
- August 13, 2018

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri insists that he is not looking to replicate his Napoli style at Stamford Bridge. Not content with covering 75 per cent of earth and controlling the midfield, N'Golo Kante is now scoring goals! The Terriers were then dealt a major blow just before half-time when Chelsea were awarded a penalty for Christopher Schindler's sliding tackle on Marcos Alonso . (more...)
Positive Update On Ramsey Ahead Of Premier League Opener Positive Update On Ramsey Ahead Of Premier League Opener
- August 11, 2018

Emery has overseen a number of departures since taking over from Arsene Wenger, including long-serving midfielders Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla. "(On Thursday) the window closed here in the Premier League", Emery told a news conference on Friday. (more...)
Liverpool must deliver on potential - Jurgen Klopp Liverpool must deliver on potential - Jurgen Klopp
- August 11, 2018

But after splashing out £170m in the transfer market this summer, hopes are high they can improve on last season's fourth place. Liverpool reached the final of the Champions League last season, knocking out City on the way, but they were 25 points off the record-breaking pace set by Pep Guardiola's side domestically. (more...)
Leicester fans blast Daniel Amartey after defeat to Man United Leicester fans blast Daniel Amartey after defeat to Man United
- August 11, 2018

Sources have told ESPN FC that Barcelona and Juventus are both interested in signing the midfielder after Mourinho claimed the £89 million man had played well for France during the World Cup because he was fully focused on his football . (more...)
Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist
- August 11, 2018

Police arrested Jones, of Kernerville, North Carolina, on Thursday and charged him with third-degree assault. Szabo reportedly knocked on Jones's auto window outside of a hotel in Long Island City around 1:00am, after mistakenly thinking it was his Uber ride. (more...)
Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated
- August 11, 2018

Benjamin's comments with The Athletic brought the conflict into the spotlight. Newton followed Benjamin, but nothing positive seemed to come from their continued dialogue. Benjamin criticized his former quarterback less than a week ago. Carolina took Benjamin in the first round in 2014 and shipped him to Buffalo midway through last season. (more...)
Thibaut Courtois To Join Real Madrid After Chelsea Agrees Transfer Thibaut Courtois To Join Real Madrid After Chelsea Agrees Transfer
- August 10, 2018

This would be the second time it has been broken during this window after Liverpool won the race to sign Allison from Roma. "I've got a new opportunity in my career now and I have to make the most of it". Courtois passed a medical at Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital and was later unveiled as a Real player, with Mateo Kovacic moving in the opposite direction on a season-long loan. (more...)
Yerry Mina reveals World Health Organization convinced him to sign for Toffees Yerry Mina reveals World Health Organization convinced him to sign for Toffees
- August 10, 2018

And Mina is determined to show his quality in the Premier League , adding that the chance to play alongside Gomes and Lucas Digne - who made the same switch last week - played a part in his decision to join the Goodison Park side. " Everton is a club with a great structure and a lot of tradition, historically the fourth most successful club in England". 'I know about Everton's players and I look forward to being able to play with my new team. (more...)
Mourinho takes swipe at United's detractors Mourinho takes swipe at United's detractors
- August 10, 2018

But you can not have the players that arrived on the last Monday, after World Cup semi-finals, finals and three weeks of holidays, you can not expect them to be fit. Not only have Fulham seen off interest from Spurs in England under-21 global Ryan Sessegnon, but have spent over 70 million pounds on some stellar signings. (more...)
Real Madrid boss speaks out as Mateo Kovacic agrees deal Real Madrid boss speaks out as Mateo Kovacic agrees deal
- August 08, 2018

Chelsea are reportedly set to snap up Tottenham Hotspur target Mateo Kovacic on loan. Real Madrid Croatian star shunned training with the rest of the squad in a bid to force a move out of the team . Kovacic has been agitating for a transfer in the close season and told the Spanish daily in June that it was owing to his lack of first-team chances. (more...)
Nabil Fekir admits he could leave Lyon Nabil Fekir admits he could leave Lyon
- August 08, 2018

He said, speaking to Lyon's website, "As you can see, I am in Lyon". Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah says he's happy with the club's transfer business this summer and doesn't believe further additions are needed. It does not necessarily represent the position of Liverpool Football Club. A successful campaign in Russian Federation with France has seen the 24-year-old's value skyrocket and it would now make much more sense to wait another 12 months to sign Fekir as the Reds did with ... (more...)