• Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal have beaten Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup hosts Russia in their Group A match in front of a sell-out crowd in Moscow . Last Sunday's game between Mexico and Portugal may have been the best so far. The Real Madrid star scored what turned out to be ...

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  • Liverpool confirm club record signing of Roma winger Mohamed Salah
Liverpool confirm club record signing of Roma winger Mohamed Salah

It is a transfer that has dragged on for some time (and that's before even mentioning the failed bid in 2014), but with the Egyptian global in the country to undergo a medical and sign a contract it seems nearly certain that Salah will be a Liverpool player before the week is out.

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  • Liverpool break club transfer record to sign Mohamed Salah
Liverpool break club transfer record to sign Mohamed Salah

Unfortunately for Rodgers, Mourinho was suitably impressed to steal in and lure Salah to Stamford Bridge, leaving Liverpool to miss out on their dream season in excruciating fashion. The difference is that Carroll seemed an act of financial madness, signed in panic because Liverpool suddenly had £60 million ($76 million) from the sale of Fern...

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  • PV Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open Super Series
PV Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open Super Series

The imperious Tai had her 27-match winning streak snapped only last week at the Indonesia Open and it was evident from her sloppy play that her confidence had been dented by that. In what was a topsy-turvy opening game, Srikanth went into the break with only a one-point lead, which vanished soon after. The match is decided on the basis of the "be...

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  • Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades
Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

While Fleury has seen his playing time reduced due to the rise of Matt Murray, he was an integral part of the Penguins' Stanley Cup run. It was thought that Vegas might load up on goalies, but McPhee passed on intriguing options like Philipp Grubauer, Petr Mrazek and Antti Raanta and instead went for a surplus of defencemen _ and more appar...

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  • Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace set to appoint Dutchman as manager
Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace set to appoint Dutchman as manager

The Daily Mirror are reporting that De Boer impressed at interview when outlining his "vision" for the club, who finished 14th in the Premier League last time around. When de Boer did finally leave Ajax two years later, he headed for Serie A and the unforgiving Inter Milan . De Boer is not a zealot of Cruyff football but his meticulous coa...

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  • Borussia Dortmund move for Barcelona wonderkid Lee
Borussia Dortmund move for Barcelona wonderkid Lee

However, Dortmund director of football, Michael Zorc, reacted to those rumours on Thursday, telling Barcelona to forget about his signing the club's prized asset and threatening them with legal action. Although the speedy youngster is keen to join the Spanish giants, Dortmund are yet to come to the party. Barcelona have need of cover for Lio...

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  • Chelsea fans react to Diego Costa's latest revealing comments — Twitter Reacts
Chelsea fans react to Diego Costa's latest revealing comments — Twitter Reacts

Fans of the Premier League champions will hope there are some incoming players once this Costa deal is agreed. However, that does not mean they can not sign players in this transfer window, just that they can not register them until the next one, making it a legitimate 5/2 chance .

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  • Paul George trade rumors: Rockets making big push for Pacers star
Paul George trade rumors: Rockets making big push for Pacers star

Making his intentions public has set into motion a series of events which will probably result in George being traded by Thursday night's NBA Draft . Fielding a phone call from Pritchard and toying with the idea is vastly different than going to work on a serious deal. There's no Carmelo Anthony No Trade Clause attached to his name.

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  • Roger Federer resting before bidding for record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title
Roger Federer resting before bidding for record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer's preparation for the Wimbledon and his hunt for a ninth title at the Halle Open is set to continue on Friday as he is up against defending champion Florian Mayer next. The Swiss, who lost his first comeback match in Stuttgart last week, is still lacking some game sharpness and squandered three set points at 5-4 in the first set...

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  • Pistons select Luke Kennard 12th overall
Pistons select Luke Kennard 12th overall

While it's still premature to write it in stone, Stan Van Gundy certainly seems like a man who just doesn't draft well, which may be why he said the Pistons were looking to move the No. For Kennard's sake, let's hope the Pistons don't have a game scheduled on November 27, 2019 - the date Frozen 2 will be released. Kennard's shooting ability ...

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  • Pistons set to draft 12th tonight
Pistons set to draft 12th tonight

He can shoot the ball, he's got great, great footwork. "I'm a very poised player", Kennard told reporters this week at media availability before the draft. "You know it's a dream come true". "Every single guy on the board, even the first pick, has red flags", Van Gundy said. Kennard was nothing short of superb in the 2016-17 season, averagi...

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  • Mithali Raj Shuts Up Reporter Who Asked Sexist Question
Mithali Raj Shuts Up Reporter Who Asked Sexist Question

ESPNcricinfo quoted her saying, "Do you ask the same question to a male cricketer?" However, the Indian skipper was also quick to point out that there is a lot of difference between the male and female cricketers. In keeping with such skill-transfer demand, BCCI appointed as head coach Tushar Arothe, who replaced Purnima Rau at the top post. ...

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  • Messi offers to pay $558000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence
Messi offers to pay $558000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence

The Barcelona-based prosecutor handling the case also said that if the judge did not want to swap the prison term for a fine, it was open to a three-year suspended prison sentence for Messi and his father considering they had no prior offenses, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor said in an emailed statement.

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  • Fernando Santos Backs Cristiano Ronaldo In Media Snub
Fernando Santos Backs Cristiano Ronaldo In Media Snub

However, on July 31, Cristiano Ronaldo must attend to his first hearing at Madrid's Prosecutor's Office, after the authorities linked the brilliant athlete with an illegal image rights sale involving Ronaldo and his agent. Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010, Di Maria had used companies in Panama...

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  • Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open
Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

Open (and major) record of 63 before registering a 65. Dustin Johnson missed the cut at Erin Hills and so is out of the US Open but the world number one insists that he is not down about his game. Last year's victor and world number one Johnson, who arrived late in Wisconsin after staying in California for the birth of his second child, a...

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  • Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read
Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read

Up front, it is all about grunt - with Saracens duo Mako Vunipola and Jamie George, who follows in the footsteps of Jason Robinson in making his first Test start in Lions red. "They paint a lot of different pictures, the Lions - they do a bit of movement and that and it's just about how we react". Historically, the All Blacks have dominated t...

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  • Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox
Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox

Ian Kennedy silenced the Red Sox without a hit in the first three innings, but there were two loud booms to start the fourth. The Diamondbacks tied the game 2-2 when Daniel Peralta hit a leadoff home run in the top of the eighth inning and Paul Goldschmidt followed with a shot into the right field stands.

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Wherever I go, I'll be happy. "Over the course of the last few years, under the supervision of the Blackhawks medical staff, I have been privately undergoing treatment for a progressive skin disorder and the side effects of the medications involved to treat the disorder", Hossa said in a released statement.

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  • What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive
What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

He left after two years with the Demon Deacons. Collins is a big man who can play power forward and center. Between this draft pick and the Dwight Howard trade, it seems like the Hawks are committed to getting younger and rebuilding both their roster and their culture in hopes of competing sometime in the future.

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