West Ham's compromise on Payet is a positive step — In Focus

According to reports in France, Marseille have nearly matched the player's € 35 million price-tag having put on the table an offer of € 32 million for the wantaway French star whose partner is already in Marseille alongside the couple's children.... More..

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by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

FA Cup: Wycombe boss Ainsworth 'thought we had it - twice'

The youngster is the latest homegrown talent to be given an opportunity in the first team by Pochettino, with the Argentine trainer forging a sense of togetherness by having lots of English players in his group...More..

Shane Long determined to ensure Southampton secure silverware at Wembley
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Shane Long determined to ensure Southampton secure silverware at Wembley

Given that, plus the respect the irrepressible Conte has won from the big name players at Chelsea since he took over, Gerrard is desperate for for his old mates to step up to the plate on Tuesday - and in the t...More..

Antonio Conte gives green light for Branislav Ivanovic's departure
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Antonio Conte gives green light for Branislav Ivanovic's departure

Of course, there's always the chance that Antonio Conte over-rotates his side, that Chelsea get too relaxed and confident, that Brentford plays out of their minds and stuns the team on top of the English pyra...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Manchester United reach League Cup final

Mourinho was also asked about his thoughts on the end of the streak. Anything can happen in the cups so we've got to play our game on the day. Normally the stadium is windy and it's hard'.The soporific fare on ...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Copa Del Rey: Barcelona To Face Atletico Madrid In Semis

Meanwhile, Celta Vigo will take on Alaves in the other semifinal. Atletico were La Liga champions but lost the first leg of the 2015 semi 1-0 in Catalonia before an explosive return that featured 11 yello...More..

ESPN's 2017 Pro Bowl Weekend in Orlando
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

ESPN's 2017 Pro Bowl Weekend in Orlando

It has always been established that the NFL Pro Bowl is as close to unwatchable as possible. What can be done to fix what's broken with the Pro Bowl? Tony Gonzalez and Charles Woodson will coach the NFC t...More..

Levin: 5 Favorites to Win the Royal Rumble
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Levin: 5 Favorites to Win the Royal Rumble

My prediction for this match may be seen by some to totally unrealistic, but when you think about it, it would be an unbelievable way for one of the most well known and celebrated wrestlers to end their caree...More..

Carter doping a blight on Jamaican athletics, says JOA president
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Carter doping a blight on Jamaican athletics, says JOA president

His was one of 454 selected doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) past year, and has been found to contain the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine. Carter "is found to have committ...More..

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater may miss next season too
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater may miss next season too

Bridgewater suffered the injury during a non-contact drill, dislocating his knee and tearing his anterior cruciate ligament. "Doctors told the team that the shortest recovery time for that type of injury has ...More..

West Ham seal £10.2 million move for Hull City's Robert Snodgrass
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

West Ham seal £10.2 million move for Hull City's Robert Snodgrass

Hull also accepted a similar offer from Burnley for the Scotland global, while Middlesbrough were also reported to have made a formal bid, but Snodgrass signed with the Hammers . The club has had a few good ...More..

Venus, Serena Williams To Meet In All-Williams Australian Open Final
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Venus, Serena Williams To Meet In All-Williams Australian Open Final

On Wednesday, the men's semifinalists from the other side of the draw will be determined when 14-time major victor Rafael Nadal plays Milos Raonic and David Goffin takes on Grigor Dimitrov. She also had 16 unf...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Carmelo Anthony trade rumors: Knicks shopping superstar to Celtics, Clippers

Anthony has a no-trade clause in his contract. Last week, Anthony said he would consider waiving his no-trade clause if the Knicks wanted him gone. Mark Cuban needles "bucket boy" Phil Jackson and Knicks'...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

African Nations Cup: Ghana have score to settle against Egypt

Record seven-time champions Egypt, who are at the tournament for the first time in seven years, will face Morocco on Sunday for a place in the semi-finals. It was a game in which the Egyptians dominated the fir...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Wade, Butler call out Bulls teammates after latest defeat

Wade called into question the team's effort and asked if they even want to win, and called the effort on Wednesday night "unacceptable". "I mean, if you're not pissed off after you lose any game - something'...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Guzan agrees to join Atlanta from Boro

Guzan will go through the MLS Allocation Order to sign with Atlanta, putting the club to the end of the order and bumping fellow expansion club Minnesota United to the top of the order. An Atlanta United spok...More..

Dolphins did not follow concussion protocol with Matt Moore vs. Steelers
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Dolphins did not follow concussion protocol with Matt Moore vs. Steelers

It's far from a flawless system, however, starting with the season-opener this season when Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sustained several significant blows to the head without being evaluated for a head inju...More..

Jurgen Klopp laments wasteful Liverpool and blames referee after League Cup exit
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Jurgen Klopp laments wasteful Liverpool and blames referee after League Cup exit

But Liverpool had plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the game following the news earlier in the day that Philippe Coutinho had signed a new long-term deal and the home fans were hopeful the Brazilian c...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Real Madrid: Benzema too often looks like he's on a Sunday stroll

Suddenly, Galacticos started posing threat to Celta's defense with back to back attacks but an 85th-minute goal from Wass made Real Madrid out of the Cup. Time and again Real dug themselves out of trouble on ...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Venus Williams beats Vandeweghe, reaches Aussie Open final

CoCo Vandeweghe has taken the first set in her Australian Open semifinal against Venus Williams, winning 7-6 (3) in a tiebreaker. Venus Williams has captured the second set against an error-prone CoCo Van...More..

Middlesbrough knock back Leicester's bid for Ramirez
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Middlesbrough knock back Leicester's bid for Ramirez

As a result, the Spaniard has been heavily linked with leaving PSG this month, with Sunderland, Middlesbrough , Liverpool and Las Palmas all credited with showing interest in him. 'It's obvious. But he's a pla...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Why Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao Will Never Fight

Why? What changed? Well, here are ten reasons Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather is more likely than you think! "They know what my number is". He has said previously that only $100 million or more would drag h...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title

After forcing a New England punt, Roethlisberger threw an interception to Eric Rowe, setting up the Patriots final score, a 26-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski. "He's playing great", Dupree said. "They a...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Irish Midfielder Conor Hourihane Closing In On £3m Aston Villa Move

It's a very big club. Bjarnason could join defender Bree in making their first appearances for the Midlands giants in six days time, when Villa travel to Griffin Park to face Brentford. "The facilities are gr...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Charlotte Wants An All Female Royal Rumble

Goldberg returned to the WWE Raw just less than a week before the Royal Rumble that will take place on Sunday. As Ric Flair has said time and time again, "To be the man, you got to beat the man". The ...More..

Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon makes Rising Stars roster
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon makes Rising Stars roster

This marks the fourth straight year that at least one Sixer will participate in the Rising Stars Challenge, as Okafor played in 2016, both Nerlens Noel and Robert Covington did so in 2015, and the now-departed ...More..

Australian Open: Serena Williams powers past Johanna Konta and into semis
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Australian Open: Serena Williams powers past Johanna Konta and into semis

The 22-times grand slam champion will play unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Thursday, with the victor to play either Serena's sister Venus or fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe in Saturday's final. In the ...More..

LeBron James says he's not mad at Cavaliers' management
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

LeBron James says he's not mad at Cavaliers' management

IN erased an 18-point third-quarter deficit and tied the score at 103 on two free throws by Paul George with 42 seconds left. That group was on the floor when the Spurs went on huge runs at the start of the s...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Rafael Nadal vs Milos Raonic, Australian Open

Raonic also took four sets to defeat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut , 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in just under three hours after a very "up and down" match . He start to serve huge and play big shots. "So it's n...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Antonio Brown, fined for Facebook vid, has deal with Facebook

We're going to touch down at 4 o'clock in the f-- morning. According to NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala , wide receiver Antonio Brown " pouted " after the play. Tomlin proceeded then to give a lengthy reply. B...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Sharks' Patrick Marleau goes off on four-goal frenzy in one period

He curiously enough had been in a goal-scoring drought, not having tickled the twine since January 7, giving him a seven-game scoreless streak. Burns also scored in the first period as the Sharks won another ga...More..

Bill Belichick Comments on Falcons Team Speed, GM Thomas Dimitroff
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Bill Belichick Comments on Falcons Team Speed, GM Thomas Dimitroff

After Sunday's game, the veteran tight end said he had always dreamed of competing for the Lombardi Trophy but it "never really felt like an attainable goal". Brady and the Patriots absolutely dominated the g...More..

Tommy Fleetwood beats Dustin Johnson to HSBC Championship by a shot
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood beats Dustin Johnson to HSBC Championship by a shot

For Fleetwood, a victory was due after a strong run of results since September, which was sparked by a return to his old caddie and his former coach. Fleetwood finished one ahead of Dustin Johnson and Pablo L...More..

Liverpool title challenge dented by Swansea sensation
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Liverpool title challenge dented by Swansea sensation

This proved itself in particular against the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City at home, pressing with energy in the first half to maintain clean sheets by half time, but being pinned back after the break...More..

Woods hopes to shake off rust with busy calendar
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Woods hopes to shake off rust with busy calendar

Beau Hossler heads to Torrey Pines for this week's Farmers Insurance Open, his first PGA TOUR start since joining the professional ranks. "I mean people don't realise he's that old and that he can rip it and ...More..

Pep makes no excuses for draw
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pep makes no excuses for draw

Tottenham did help City in the opening 10 minutes of the second half when Leroy Sane and Kevin De Bruyne were gifted goals by Lloris, who is typically the most consistently reliable player in the Tottenham te...More..

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone: 'I do not run the company anymore'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone: 'I do not run the company anymore'

And Liberty are also said to be eyeing a return to F1 for Ross Brawn, former Mercedes and Ferrari executive, in a team relations role. The acquisition, which has now been approved by Liberty shareholders an...More..

by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Men's Australian Open draw delivers plenty of suprises

Federer came from behind to beat fifth-seeded Nishikori 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. Triumph would involve him possibly beating five top-10 players back-to-back (Berdych, Nishikori then potentially Andy Murr...More..

Champion Kerber is outclassed by Coco
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Champion Kerber is outclassed by Coco

Murray and Kerber were playing their first grand slams as top seeds and both looked all but powerless to deal with the style of game they were confronted with from across the net. "He played a great match.it wa...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Diego Costa has 'finished' exit speculation with Hull goal, insists Antonio Conte

Against Spurs, City had 17 shots, seven of which were directly on goal , but the away team only needed to hit the target twice to take a share of the points. " Chelsea are having a fantastic season", he said....More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Australian Open fourth round preview: Serena Williams vs Barbora Strycova

Sports commentators and reporters are on unsafe ground when commenting on the Williams sisters' performances at the Australian Open. Especially as she continues to win at Melbourne Park, where she's reached the...More..

Granit Xhaka Is Sent Off Again For This Scissor Challenge
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Granit Xhaka Is Sent Off Again For This Scissor Challenge

Ultimately, the Arsenal manager heaved a sigh of relief after being sent off, as Arsenal were awarded a late penalty with Alexis Sanchez earning the Gunners a crucial 2-1 win to keep them in the title race....More..

Joel Embiid fails to become NBA All-Star Game starter
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Joel Embiid fails to become NBA All-Star Game starter

Despite posting record numbers, mounting an impressive social media campaign, and finishing third among Eastern Conference big men in the fan vote, Joel Embiid was not named a starter in the NBA All-Star Game...More..

Conte speaks up on Costa's Chelsea future
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Conte speaks up on Costa's Chelsea future

Costa was left out of the squad for Chelsea's subsequent 3-0 win at the reigning champions and they go into the weekend as [1.69] favourites to win their fifth Premier League title. Even if Conte patches up w...More..

Rooney is now a Manchester United legend - Mourinho
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Rooney is now a Manchester United legend - Mourinho

The Potters took the lead at the Britannia Stadium when Juan Mata turned a cross from Erik Pieters into his own net in the 19th minute. Rooney has scored 250 goals for Manchester United, more than any other p...More..

Ghana lose injured Abdul Rahman Baba
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Ghana lose injured Abdul Rahman Baba

They are tied with the Patriots and Denver Broncos with their eight AFC Championship Game victories. Ghana has already been hit a big blow due to the injury of left back Baba Rahman which has ruled him out fo...More..

Man United set to offload Luke Shaw to Premier League rival
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Man United set to offload Luke Shaw to Premier League rival

Talking to MUTV , Mourinho quipped about Valencia's contract extension as he said, "I don't think it is a reward, I don't see it in this perspective. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 14 league goals have earned United 11 ...More..

Patriots vs Steelers - the Edge in the Last 10 Meetings
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Patriots vs Steelers - the Edge in the Last 10 Meetings

If Bell gets going against the Patriots, the Steelers will have an easier time moving the ball and keeping Brady on the sideline and out of the game. If the Steelers can't get going on the ground, look fo...More..

Russell Westbrook not on speaking terms with Kevin Durant
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Russell Westbrook not on speaking terms with Kevin Durant

Durant's.603 effective field goal percentage is also a career-best, and he is sporting a league-leading 12.8 nERD on the season. The Warriors outscored the Thunder 37-22 in the quarter, repeatedly generating ...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Baba Ramdev defeats Olympic medalist during wrestling bout by 12-0

In a one-sided match, Ramdev came out on top 12-0 over Stadnik. Baba Ramdev defeated Beijing Olympic Silver Medalist Andrey Stadnik in an exhibition wrestling bout after the second semi-final of the Pro W...More..