• Mourinho: Manchester United in talks to re-sign Ibrahimovic
Mourinho: Manchester United in talks to re-sign Ibrahimovic

Jose Mourinho praised debutant Nemanja Matic's display and the way Manchester United's new boys continue to settle into his "amazing group". "It is hard job to play against a team that dominates the possession - and he tried", Mourinho said of his striker.

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  • Tottenham win first game of the season against Newcastle
Tottenham win first game of the season against Newcastle

However, he has been given the nod to start against his former club, on the right-hand side of a midfield triumvirate alongside Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli . Manchester City kicked off their English Premier League (EPL) football season with a 2-0 away victory over newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion at the American Express Community Stad...

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  • Dana White Reveals Controversial Knockdown from Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi Sparring
Dana White Reveals Controversial Knockdown from Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi Sparring

The sparring partners that were in the house with him were anxious that night, saying he's incoherent, he's stumbling. The sparring partners were actually telling us when he was dropped back at the home that he was stumbling out of the vehicle after the 12-rounder.

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  • Farah exits grand stage with a silver lining
Farah exits grand stage with a silver lining

The four-time Olympic champion failed to mount a third defence of the 5000m as Ethiopia's Muktar Edris claimed gold in London on Saturday. The 34-year-old Farah was momentarily demoted to fourth place but as Edris held on for a momentous victory in 13.32.79, he dug as deep as he could to pip Chelimo on the line and finish with silver in 13.33...

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  • Manchester United should not target Danny Rose
Manchester United should not target Danny Rose

Tottenham are certainly one of them. The England striker, who claimed the top-flight's golden boot last term for the second straight year with 29 goals , has yet to hit the target in August in the top flight but Pochettino believes he remains a special player.

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  • Super-sub Giroud settles thrilling Premier League opener for Arsenal
Super-sub Giroud settles thrilling Premier League opener for Arsenal

The presence of Lacazette among forward options including Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck , who impressed and netted Arsenal's second, led Wenger into a frank conversation with Giroud. However, the lack of organisation at the back coupled with far too many errors on display on Friday night will worry the Arsenal boss, as well as the club'...

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  • John Fox: Bears Mike Glennon to remain starter following opener
John Fox: Bears Mike Glennon to remain starter following opener

The Bears so desperately wanted to manage the obvious discomfort of their quarterback situation, contorting themselves to declare this Mike Glennon's year and tamp down expectations for rookie Mitch Trubisky even as they defended their all-in push to grab him on draft night.

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  • Stroud is one off lead at PGA Championship
Stroud is one off lead at PGA Championship

The 21-year-old Olesen set the pace with a four-under 67 while Spieth, the tour's best putter for much of short his career until this year, said he could not have putted any worse en route to a one-over 72 in calm morning conditions. "It's a little disappointing but I brought it back with a couple birdies to at least having a chance going forward...

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  • Newcastle poised to sign Kenedy on loan from Chelsea
Newcastle poised to sign Kenedy on loan from Chelsea

We missed some targets at the beginning and we're paying for that. "I can read our fans saying "listen, now will sign a £25million striker". "Sometimes they are unavailable, and if they are available, sometimes the wages are not the same, the commission is not the same and the wages are huge".

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  • Yoan Moncada Carted off in 7-6 Win Over Toronto — White Sox
Yoan Moncada Carted off in 7-6 Win Over Toronto — White Sox

Join the Southside Showdown team! "Joe was definitely off a little bit with the strike zone". It looks like Moncada will be okay. "To win like that is awesome". A judge sentenced 19-year-old Bryson White of Mason, Ohio, to three to 15 years in prison in the August 2016 robbery. As for the rotation with Liriano gone, Gibbons said it's a work i...

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  • Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list
Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list

The Jags aren't exactly racing across the beach of the First Coast to embrace their once presumptive left tackle - at least not yet. Now the Jaguars are in MA for a pair of joint practices with New England and a spokesperson for the team said Jacksonville would not make a comment related to the situation.

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  • Man United Now Reportedly Targeting Barcelona Midfielder Sergi Roberto
Man United Now Reportedly Targeting Barcelona Midfielder Sergi Roberto

Roberto made 40 appearances for the Blaugrana last season but despite being primarily a deep-lying midfielder, he was deployed as right-back last season after the club did not replace Dani Alves. The potential for the Spaniard to become surplus to requirements has not only alerted United to his potential availability before the window closes, but ...

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  • Serena Williams had a 1950s baby shower and it looked incredible
Serena Williams had a 1950s baby shower and it looked incredible

Williams' fiancé Alexis Ohanian even joined in, donning a full-on greaser get-up, leather jacket and all. The 35-year-old leader in Grand Slam titles opted for a "Shake, Rattle and Roll" theme for the fete, and got pals like Ciara , La La Anthony , Kelly Rowland , Eva Longoria and sister Venus in on the fun.

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  • England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 3, 5 talking points
England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 3, 5 talking points

Morne Morkel struck twice with the new ball in a hostile eight-over spell, as South Africa battled to stay in contention on the third day at Old Trafford after conceding a first-innings deficit of 136 in the fourth Investec Test. Rabada removed Toby Roland-Jones (11) and Moeen lofted Maharaj over midwicket for another maximum to further underlin...

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  • Manchester United vs Real Madrid: Potential XI with Jose Mourinho's strongest midfield
Manchester United vs Real Madrid: Potential XI with Jose Mourinho's strongest midfield

Last season, only Ibrahimovic reached double figures in the Premier League , with Juan Mata's six the next best. Lukaku is an interesting acquisition for many reasons, particularly for what he does for the side's style of play as a whole. OUT: Josh Harrop (free, Preston), Wayne Rooney (free, Everton ), Adnan Januzaj (£8m, Real Sociedad), Sam Jo...

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  • Libyan military strongman threatens Italian ships trying to stop flow of migrants
Libyan military strongman threatens Italian ships trying to stop flow of migrants

In a subsequent Facebook post, the group said it is very sorry that it can not operate in the search and rescue zone, where migrants have been attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa into Europe. This group includes people fleeing war-torn countries such as Syria, who are likely to be granted refugee status, as well as people wh...

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  • Van Niekerk ready for 200m/400m double for new face of athletics
Van Niekerk ready for 200m/400m double for new face of athletics

De Grasse is seen as a contender to take over Bolt's throne following his retirement and was also tipped to be a candidate to spoil the party on Saturday following his 200m silver, 100m bronze and 4x100m bronze at the Rio Olympics previous year.

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  • Mets trade Addison Reed to Boston Red Sox
Mets trade Addison Reed to Boston Red Sox

Boston would send NY right-handers Jamie Callahan , Gerson Bautista and Stephen Nogosek . According to multiple reports , including ESPN's Buster Olney , the Sox are trading away three prospects in the deal. The good news is that in parts of two pro seasons, he's averaged 10.5 strikeouts-per-nine innings. Last season, he posted a 1.97 ERA with...

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  • Jeff Schudel's Cleveland Beat: The Kyrie Irving mess
Jeff Schudel's Cleveland Beat: The Kyrie Irving mess

A third team would have to be recruited but good luck getting a team that wants to help LeBron this season and get Irving to the Knicks. So when Pippen decides to talk up regarding the LeBron James and Kyrie Irving situation, it makes sense to listen.

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  • Fellaini starts Manchester United friendly despite Galatasaray talks
Fellaini starts Manchester United friendly despite Galatasaray talks

Pictures of Nemanja Matic clad in Manchester United training gear with the No 31 branded on his chest did the rounds on social media on Sunday and it is easy to see why Mourinho sees him as the final piece in his midfield puzzle. Fellaini has travelled with the United squad for their pre-season match in Oslo , Norway . Valerenga had a rar...

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  • RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick clarifies Naby Keita
RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick clarifies Naby Keita "village" comment

There's still a chance Van Dijk will end up at Liverpool , but it looks like the deal for Keita won't happen this summer. Keita was the subject of two recent rejected bids from Liverpool and Leipzig have confirmed they turned down an offer of £67 million ($87 million) from an unnamed club.

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  • Adidas officials wanted Summer Championships refs who wouldn't eject LaVar Ball
Adidas officials wanted Summer Championships refs who wouldn't eject LaVar Ball

The game was stopped for several minutes while Ball threw his fit, and eventually the referee who gave him the technical was removed from the game by Adidas, which was sponsoring the event. "I get she's trying to break into the referring thing, but just giving techs and calling fouls, that's no way to do it...." If you're gonna be qualified you b...

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  • Newspaper: Rabada's return boosts Proteas as England look to Westley
Newspaper: Rabada's return boosts Proteas as England look to Westley

Alastair Cook is bereft of the captaincy these days, of course, after his winter resignation. "It was a pitch offered something if they put it in the right area". Remember, Haseeb Hameed , England's other success story from the winter, was left out because of his domestic form. England could have picked another spinner instead but Liam ...

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  • Bill Belichick on CTE study: 'I'm not really a medical expert'
Bill Belichick on CTE study: 'I'm not really a medical expert'

Combat veterans and athletes in rough contact sports like football and boxing are among those thought to be most at risk. "Well, again, there are a lot of studies out there", he said. CTE is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by impaired speech, deafness, amnesia, depression, anger, and dementia. Shepard also said he expec...

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  • Martellus Bennett goes all in with Packers
Martellus Bennett goes all in with Packers

Norbert College in DePere on Tuesday. However, the veteran tight end was late to check in and said that he was locked out. And since he apparently couldn't find a dorm to crash for the night, he chose to camp out in front of his locker at nearby Lambeau Field.

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