• Celtic’s Champions League hopes ended by AEK
Celtic’s Champions League hopes ended by AEK

However, goals from Bito Rodrigo Galo and Marko Livaja either side of the break saw Celtic fail to book a spot against Malmo or MOL Vidi in a play-off to reach the group stages. "You could say they have the advantage, especially with the away goal but we, as a team, are more than capable of scoring an away goal ourselves". "I don't want to make...

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  • Pogba tight-lipped over United situation for fear of being fined
Pogba tight-lipped over United situation for fear of being fined

Pogba said "everybody was on the same page" in the France dressing room, from Deschamps to the staff and players - that has not necessarily been the case at United with several players at different times singled out for public criticism by Mourinho.

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  • New NCAA Basketball Rule Allows Players To Return To School If Undrafted
New NCAA Basketball Rule Allows Players To Return To School If Undrafted

The NBA's current rules require USA players to be 19 years old and one year removed from high school, which has led to many elite high school players using college basketball as a one-year waypoint before turning pro. Previously, athletes who declared for the National Basketball Association draft and attended the National Basketball Association com...

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  • Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation
Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation

Benjamin finished the game with four catches, 59 yards and one touchdown. The comments that got the attention of Newton and plenty of other people - including Buffalo Coach Sean McDermott - featured this passage: "If you would've put me with any other quarterback, let's be real, you know what I'm saying?" "I wasn't even trying to listen", Benja...

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  • Chelsea and Real Madrid confirm deals for Courtois & Kovacic
Chelsea and Real Madrid confirm deals for Courtois & Kovacic

Courtois will sign a six-year contract with Los Blancos subject to agreeing personal terms and passing a medical. "Subsequently, Courtois will step on the turf of the Santiago Bernabeu for the first time wearing the Real Madrid CF shirt and will attend the media in the press room".

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  • Browns Trade 2016 First Rounder Corey Coleman To Bills For Draft Pick
Browns Trade 2016 First Rounder Corey Coleman To Bills For Draft Pick

Coleman caught 56 passes for 718 yards with 5 touchdowns combined in 2016 and 2017, but his drop late in the fourth quarter last Dec 31 at Pittsburgh clinched an 0-16 season. "He's not going to automatically get anything, he's going to have to come in here and compete and that's what I told him". "He's just coming in here to compete and earn".

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  • Andy Murray withdraws from Washington Open
Andy Murray withdraws from Washington Open

And it's basically like playing two matches in a day". "I've played quite a few matches this week in Washington and I need to be smart with my rest and recovery as I come back from injury", Murray said. Friday morning - the latest finish in the tournament's 50-year history by 35 minutes. After the Round of 16 match, Murray sat in his chair an...

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  • Ohio State Puts Urban Meyer on Paid Administrative Leave
Ohio State Puts Urban Meyer on Paid Administrative Leave

The Buckeyes coach was suspended Wednesday, a month away from the highly ranked team's opening game, as Ohio State investigates whether he chose to ignore his subordinate's violence, reports NPR member station WOSU . Smith was accused in 2015 of stalking his now ex-wife Courtney Smith and that reportedly resulted in a restraining order. Cha...

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  • Claude Puel confident Manchester United target Harry Maguire will stay
Claude Puel confident Manchester United target Harry Maguire will stay

The Englishman emerged as a surprise target of Jose Mourinho's following his performances at the World Cup that garnered attention. Schmeichel, a 31-year-old, has a contract with Leicester City that runs through 2021, while Maguire's deal - signed on his arrival at Leicester City from Hull City last summer - expires in the summer of 2022....

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says one more signing will be fine
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says one more signing will be fine

His squad has become so stretched that just five senior outfield players - Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata, Luke Shaw , Fred and Matteo Darmian - were able to train at Barry University on Monday morning. "We basically have the same players". "He wants even his players who have personal commitments to be here". "It's our nature, you always want...

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  • LeBron James to open I Promise School on Monday
LeBron James to open I Promise School on Monday

The NBA star continues to show why he's one of the most charitable athletes in the world, announcing that his public elementary school, the I Promise School , will open on Monday. I rode the same bikes on the streets that they ride on. "Then it went from just sitting there, then it went [to standing up], then it went from me sitting on the bench...

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  • Former Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has died
Former Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has died

According to Automotive News , a report from Italy late Tuesday indicated that Marchionne suffered an embolism after "high-risk" surgery to remove a sarcoma in his shoulder in late June. The bankruptcy of Chrysler gave him the opportunity to create a global auto company with brands including Jeep, Ram , Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Maserati tha...

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  • Youth gives Guardiola, Man City glimpse of squad depth
Youth gives Guardiola, Man City glimpse of squad depth

Liverpool will continue their pre-season preparations against rivals Manchester United on Saturday. The Spaniard clinched the Premier League and League Cup titles with City last season and has now penned a deal that extends his stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2021.

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  • Hazard nominated for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 award
Hazard nominated for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 award

Also on the list is the World Cup Golden Ball victor Luka Modric of Croatia, who helped his country reach the World Cup final for the first time. Votes from the media, national team coaches, national team captains and fans will decide whether Salah's achievements are enough to see him take the gong at an award ceremony in September in Londo...

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  • Alisson signing too good to pass up for Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp
Alisson signing too good to pass up for Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp

Back in 2016, when Manchester United broke the world's transfer fee record in re-acquiring Paul Pogba from Juventus for £89.3 million, Klopp harshly criticized the deal . Jurgen Klopp has revealed his plan for new signing Naby Keita and how he intends to utilise the midfielder during the upcoming season. "He has a contract at Dortmund, no...

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  • Johnny Manziel joins a new team
Johnny Manziel joins a new team

Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman has known Manziel for several years. The Alouettes can definitely use an answer at the QB position, since they've been through three different ones already. "We have acquired an exceptional quarterback with undeniable talent", Alouettes general manager Kavis Reed said in a statement in a team release. "With his gre...

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  • MLB All Star Josh Hader's Racist & Homophobic Tweets Exposed
MLB All Star Josh Hader's Racist & Homophobic Tweets Exposed

The tweets were offensive and racist. "We'll talk more on the plane (Wednesday)", said Brewers teammate Lorenzo Cain , who is black, USA Today reporter Gabe Lacques tweeted . "Those of us that have come to know Josh do not believe that these posts are representative of his beliefs", Stearns said. "I'm completely and utterly embarrassed and ...

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  • Richie Porte devastated after breaking collarbone in Tour de France crash
Richie Porte devastated after breaking collarbone in Tour de France crash

Van Avermaet kept hold of the overall leader's yellow jersey on a day when his team captain Richie Porte withdrew after a fall and the main contenders all finished more or less together. It was an impressive performance from Bardet to limit his losses, given the AG2R La Mondiale rider suffered three punctures during the stage. "It is very emotio...

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  • Daley Blind closing in on Ajax return
Daley Blind closing in on Ajax return

The Red Devils will receive £14 million (€16m/$19m) for the Netherlands worldwide, with add ons possibly bringing the fee up to £18m (€20.5m/$24m). Having appeared 60 times in the Premier League before Mourinho's appointment, Blind has played only 30 times since the former Chelsea boss arrived.

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  • Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon
Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon

Seeded at a lowly 12, he suffered the indignity of being exiled to Court Two for his second round. The Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Sussex will attend Wimbledon this weekend to cheer on Meghan Markle's close friend Serena Williams in the women's singles final.

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  • Belgium beats England to claim third place in the World Cup
Belgium beats England to claim third place in the World Cup

Third place for England would have been the nation's second-best performance at a World Cup, and the best on foreign soil. It is Belgium who will take home bronze medals as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard rubber-stamped their superiority after their "B" side had already beaten England's in the group stages.

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  • Target Field 'indefinitely suspends' sale of Papa John's pizza
Target Field 'indefinitely suspends' sale of Papa John's pizza

When the news of the call broke this week, shares in the pizza chain plummeted by 5.9 per cent, wiping $96.2million off its market value, and Schnatter announced he would resign as chairman. The Kansas City Royals also stepped away from Papa John's, as did the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays . Papa John's Cardinal Stadium will now be called...

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  • Hazard: Real Madrid reportedly readying 170m-euro offer
Hazard: Real Madrid reportedly readying 170m-euro offer

In the current market, the fee for him would surely exceed €150m, which would cover the cost of a Hazard replacement and the fee they will pay for Napoli's Jorginho. Hazard has been linked with a move to Madrid since the end of last season and the report also claims that Tottenham striker Harry Kane is wanted by the Galacticos.

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  • England tried to score while Croatia celebrated
England tried to score while Croatia celebrated

Spanish authorities said Wednesday they were bringing in police backup to the party resort of Benidorm ahead of the World Cup semi-final pitting England against Croatia , after English fans caused havoc in previous games. "They can keep doing their stuff and we will play on Sunday." "Maybe the English team should have respected us more, esp...

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  • African players in France's World Cup team
African players in France's World Cup team

Still, Kevin Miles of the Football Supporters Federation expects between 5,000 and 7,000 fans for Wednesday's semifinal against Croatia, but admits "a lot of people are doing it last minute, so it's very hard to put numbers on it". football team between 2011 to 2016. Mayor Sergei Gromov says "we were supporting Russian Federation but now it's tur...

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