• Jack Wilshere confident Bournemouth move was right choice
Jack Wilshere confident Bournemouth move was right choice

In the end it was a four-way battle for 24-year-old English midfielder Jack Wilshere, who was made available on loan by Arsenal just the day before deadline day. "Last night we were told Wilshere was considering season-long loan deals from five clubs with three from the Premier League - Crystal Palace, Bournemouth and Watford - and two from Por...

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  • Allardyce mulls England recall for Terry
Allardyce mulls England recall for Terry

Allardyce , 61, was appointed England manager in July after Hodgson stepped down following England's humiliating elimination by Iceland at Euro 2016. New manager Sam Allardyce certainly hasn't ruled out the possibility, despite the Chelsea defender having retired from global duty in 2012. Allardyce has not ruled out trying to persuade Terry...

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  • Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return
Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return

Garrett wouldn't rule out Romo for the regular-season opener September 11 against the New York Giants. The Cowboy's quarterback was twitching on the field after a blow from Seattle's Cliff Avril during the third play into Thursday's preseason game and it didn't look good.

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  • Chiefs safety Eric Berry signs franchise tender
Chiefs safety Eric Berry signs franchise tender

Eric Berry, who received the Comeback Player of the Year award after defeating cancer, will receive a franchise tender worth $10.806 million for the 2016 season. "I sat down with him and we chatted, " Reid said. Andy Reid said after Saturday's game that he would lean away from that. The Chiefs had hoped to sign Berry to a long-term deal in the of...

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  • West Ham closing in on signing of Simone Zaza
West Ham closing in on signing of Simone Zaza

Manchester City climbed back to the summit of the Premier League after a 2-1 win over West Ham at the Etihad Stadium. The victory took City to nine points alongside rivals Manchester United, whom they will face in an eagerly-anticipated derby at Old Trafford after the upcoming global break.

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  • Manchester City in the Guardiola groove with West Ham win
Manchester City in the Guardiola groove with West Ham win

Raheem Sterling scored twice and Fernandinho grabbed the other to maintain their 100 percent start, with City never looking overly troubled despite Michail Antonio pulling a goal back for West Ham in the second 45 minutes. City tried to sharpen up by sending on Samir Nasri , whose future under Guardiola is unclear, and the Frenchman nearly stru...

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  • Hope Solo to miss Portland match, granted personal leave
Hope Solo to miss Portland match, granted personal leave

On Thursday, Reign FC head coach Laura Harvey said she and her club weren't sure whether Solo would play again this season, which has five matches to go. She became the first goalkeeper with 100 global shutouts last month when the United States defeated South Africa 1-0 at Soldier Field in Chicago. She started the next game for Seattle, also agai...

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  • How Leicester City's Champions League draw will boost the East Midlands
How Leicester City's Champions League draw will boost the East Midlands

Under the present system, the top three leagues - Spain, Germany and England - have three places each while their fourth-placed teams must play off over two legs for a place in the group stage. Roma was eliminated this week by Porto, giving fifth-ranked Portugal three teams in the groups draw on Thursday. Regarding the latter, UEFA say points wil...

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  • Arsenal close to signing defender, striker
Arsenal close to signing defender, striker

The Gunners look set to complete a move for the Deportivo La Coruna striker in the coming days, with BBC Sport reporting he is set for a medical this weekend after they agreed to pay his £17 million release clause. He scored 17 La Liga goals in 2015-16 and Wenger likes what he has seen of the speedy winger, who can also play through the middle...

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  • Premier League Stars Face Early-Season Clampdown by Refs
Premier League Stars Face Early-Season Clampdown by Refs

Why? Seven goals in this fixture last season turned it into an absolute cracker. "Wijnaldum started strongly with a debut goal against Southampton and impressed sporadically throughout the early months of the season, with his match-winning display against Liverpool a standout, alongside an impressive four-goal haul vs.

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  • Kenya Olympic officials arrested over alleged mismanagement
Kenya Olympic officials arrested over alleged mismanagement

The committee has until September 30 to report back to the minister with any recommendations for action. The post Kenya's stranded 2016 Olympics athletes angry at Rio shanty accommodation appeared first on Punch Newspapers. Wario directed every sports federation to start working towards regaining Kenya' s lost glory in the respective sports und...

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  • Simone Biles' Play 'Boyfriend' Has a Message For Her Crush Zac Efron
Simone Biles' Play 'Boyfriend' Has a Message For Her Crush Zac Efron

He even took to twitter to wish her good luck prior to the US Olympic Trials. 'And I was immediately captivated by these girls and what they were doing'. LOCHTE: NBC devoted 10 minutes of its prime-time broadcast to the murky story of American swimmer Ryan Lochte and his teammates, who said they were robbed at gunpoint during their time in Ri...

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  • Nadal to start 2017 in Brisbane debut
Nadal to start 2017 in Brisbane debut

The Spanish player has struggled with injuries in recent years but had a good showing at the tennis events at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The two players have won a combined 31 Grand Slam tournaments. Future Laver Cups will rotate between major cities across the globe. "Why not spend an interesting, cool, fun weekend with all the best players in the wor...

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  • Frank Ocean new album Blond: How to stream and listen to it
Frank Ocean new album Blond: How to stream and listen to it

It's a bit bloody wonderful though, isn't it? And Boys Don't Cry isn't Boys Don't Cry anymore; the album title has changed, we're told, and the music that Ocean's been recording to go under that banner will drop this weekend under a new name .

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  • Marlins' slugger Stanton on disabled list
Marlins' slugger Stanton on disabled list

I don't think he has much to offer - even against left-handers, he was hitting just.211/.265/.382, but that was in just 82 plate appearances. "I've got to be at home plate for that", Sale acknowledged. Jose Abreu hit an RBI single in the first inning, and a game-tying double that caromed off the third-base bag in the sixth. After the White Sox wo...

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  • Liverpool Opens Premier League Schedule With Thrilling Win Vs
Liverpool Opens Premier League Schedule With Thrilling Win Vs

Henderson, though, was enthused by an attacking display that saw Liverpool score four goals at Arsenal for the first time since 1928. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits his joy was short-lived as he feared an Arsenal comeback in their Premier League opener on Sunday.

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  • Aly Raisman Accepts Date Invite From Oakland Raiders Player
Aly Raisman Accepts Date Invite From Oakland Raiders Player

So we'll just have to wait and see where this goes. Eventually, she is shown a video proposal from one National Football League player: Raiders tight end Colton Underwood . Raisman displayed a tremendous gift for understatement by stating, "I think he's a little bit more of a party-er than I am". Biles, 19, who won four gold medals and a bronze...

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  • WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura wins NXT Championship by beating Samoa Joe
WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura wins NXT Championship by beating Samoa Joe

And with that, here are the results from NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II. NXT newcomer Bobby Roode might just have the most infectious entrance music in all of WWE, and he descended from a cloud to the stage prior to his match against Andrade "Cien" Almas .

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  • Boxing judges sent home from Rio Olympics after review of decisions
Boxing judges sent home from Rio Olympics after review of decisions

The federation chooses from 36 judges and referees at the Rio Games. Each five judges have a different set of criteria. The Algerian Kheira Sidi Yakoub , who officiated on the controversial Evgeny Tishchenko heavyweight bout, and the Irishman Michael Gallagher are among those who have not appeared since the decision was taken.

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  • Team GB Wins Olympic Gold In Hockey After Nail-Biting Final
Team GB Wins Olympic Gold In Hockey After Nail-Biting Final

Great Britain's women are Olympic champions for the first time after Maddie Hinch and Hollie Webb's penalty shootout heroics ended Holland's dynasty in the Games in tonight's (August 19) dramatic final. Lily Owsley gave Britain an early lead but Netherlands came back to lead 2-1 before Christa Cullen made it 2-2 at half time. Webb netted t...

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  • We have to spend the right way - Wenger
We have to spend the right way - Wenger

In addition, Robert Huth will be back for the encounter after sitting out the opening game of the 2016/17 EPL season due to suspension. Despite Leicester City winning the Premier League last season, they picked up exactly zero points against Arsene Wenger's men who dramatically won the Emirates Stadium fixture courtesy of a last gasp Dann...

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  • South Korea's Park leads by one at halfway
South Korea's Park leads by one at halfway

This week, Park is making just her second competitive start since the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in June due as she's continued to rehab an ongoing left thumb injury. "It feels great. It's just really all I've wanted". "I want to give it my best this week and injury is not going to be a problem". She sits tied for 10th at 4 under for the week, f...

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  • DeAndre Jordan comes up quietly on Team USA
DeAndre Jordan comes up quietly on Team USA

That's our main goal since we got together is to win the gold. The Americans pulled away to win 118-107 in 2008 and held on for a 107-100 victory in London, but the defenses made their mark in this one. They trailed by as many as 31 points midway through the fourth. Gasol, a two-time National Basketball Association champion, said Spain missed...

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  • Phelps settles for silver in 100 fly
Phelps settles for silver in 100 fly

Meyer took the 200, 400 and 800 at the 1968 Mexico City Games, and Ledecky matched that performance with a couple of world records as well. Jazmin Carlin of Great Britain came in second at 8 minutes, 16.17 seconds, more than 11 seconds slower than Ledecky.

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  • Team USA reaches gold-medal game with win over Spain
Team USA reaches gold-medal game with win over Spain

NBC reports he did not say what the athletes did to alter their credentials, which are needed to access Olympic venues in Rio. Serbia beat Australia 87-61 in the second semifinal. The team's points-allowed totals - 62, 69, 88, 91, 97, 78, 76 - are partly a function of the opponent, but effort and concentration also play into those numbers.

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