• Liverpool not interested in Barcelona pair Andre Gomes and Rafinha
Liverpool not interested in Barcelona pair Andre Gomes and Rafinha

With reports suggesting it is increasingly likely Coutinho's compatriot Neymar is set to join Paris St Germain, Barcelona will have a hole to fill, and having identified the Pool playmaker as the ideal replacement another bid can not be ruled out.

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  • Gullit admits Oranje management want Liverpool target Van Dijk to make decision
Gullit admits Oranje management want Liverpool target Van Dijk to make decision

Another day, another update on all things Van Dijk. The former Celtic man has not been training with his team-mates since their trip to France last month, and a report in the Southampton local paper has suggested the player remains keen on a move to Anfield.

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  • Blue Jays at White Sox
Blue Jays at White Sox

The Blue Jays will try to bounce back from a crushing loss when they visit the Chicago White Sox for the middle contest of their three-game series on Tuesday. Chicago's Kevan Smith hit a two-run homer batting for injured designated hitter Matt Davidson in the sixth. The White Sox trailed 6-1 before they scored four times in the eighth, capped...

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  • Daniel Sturridge injury setback is a 'shame', says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Daniel Sturridge injury setback is a 'shame', says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

With that much pace and skill on either flank, defences are in for a nightmare this season. Rakitic also has the ability to play in the more advanced number 10 role, if required to do so, and would offer Klopp the opportunity to play with more in-game tactical flexibility, without the need to use his substitutes.

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  • Nathan Ake replies to Antonio Conte about Chelsea exit
Nathan Ake replies to Antonio Conte about Chelsea exit

Ake made the decision to leave Chelsea for Bournemouth in June after he struggled to break into Conte's starting line-up following his recall from Eddie Howe's side in January. "So they will miss him but I think they have a lot of players with that quality to replace him". The advisers are not right. However, for Jose Mourinho and Manchester ...

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  • Truex sacrifices stage win for a chance at the checkered flag
Truex sacrifices stage win for a chance at the checkered flag

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the Overton's 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Last year: Chris Buescher won his first Cup race. Preece, running the second of a two-race deal with the powerhouse JGR team, started from the pole and held off Kyle Benjamin on three restarts in the final 17 laps.

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  • Los Angeles reaches deal over hosting 2028 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles reaches deal over hosting 2028 Summer Olympics

Times says. The committee said the 2024 and 2028 games would be held in L.A. and Paris - but it didn't specify who would host which year. Under the terms of the deal, the IOC will advance funds to the Los Angeles organising committee to recognise the extended planning period and to increase youth sports programs leading up to the Games.

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  • Neymar flies back to Barcelona as talks continue over PSG move
Neymar flies back to Barcelona as talks continue over PSG move

Neymar's future is the talk of Spanish football, and particularly Barcelona supporters. Le Parisien , meanwhile, reported that PSG have not yet contacted Paris police to establish a location for any potential unveiling and that Neymar's father collected his loyalty bonus from Barca in Catalonia on Monday.

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  • Cowboys don't think Tyron Smith's back injury too serious
Cowboys don't think Tyron Smith's back injury too serious

Following Tuesday's session, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that there's no concern with Smith's back and the team is just being cautious, according to Drew Davison of the Star-Telegram . Prescott, Elliott, Carson Palmer and other big names probably won't take the field until later in the preseason. Week 1 of the preseason officially gets un...

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  • Stradivarius foils gallant Big Orange as Andrea Atzeni cleans up
Stradivarius foils gallant Big Orange as Andrea Atzeni cleans up

Andrea Atzeni, aboard Stradivarius , took the inside route after finding a clear path and rather easily got by Big Orange . Expert Eye, a favourite, owned and bred by Khalid Abdullah and ridden by Atzeni, romped to an easy win, scoring by four and a half lengths and three-quarters of a length from Zaman and Mildenberger.

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  • NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain Management
NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain Management

When we asked NFL great Ricky Williams a year ago how different his career may have looked if the league had taken a more open minded approach to marijuana, he said, "Authorized use of marijuana would have changed my career drastically". Working together with players seems to be the natural next step in exploring the best way to evaluate cannabis...

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  • Blake Bortles throws five INTs in Saturday's practice
Blake Bortles throws five INTs in Saturday's practice

When asked if tried to encourage Bortles after the abysmal practice, Marrone replied, "If I've got to do that now, then we're going to be in trouble". Unfortunately, Bortles' turnover issues don't appear to have gone away. As DiRocco pointed out, since Bortles arrived in 2014, Bortles' 63 turnovers lead the league, and he has thrown the second-mo...

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  • Dean Saunders: Aston Villa's John Terry good enough for Arsenal
Dean Saunders: Aston Villa's John Terry good enough for Arsenal

I think we have to handle that, ' he said . The Villains have been fairly active in the transfer market thus far as Bruce has sought to add Premier League experience to his squad with the signings of Glenn Whelan, Ahmed Elmohamady, John Terry and Chris Samba, while Sam Johnstone has rejoined on-loan.

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  • Mane shines as Liverpool beat Bayern
Mane shines as Liverpool beat Bayern

Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. "The Champions League will surely be more competitive and more hard to win", the former Real Madrid boss added. If Liverpool lose Coutinho, a move for Renato Sanchez is likely. Liverpool's third goal came from some fine midfield work, which released Sturridge through on t...

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  • Chelsea line up Foxes ace to replace Matic
Chelsea line up Foxes ace to replace Matic

Conte has already been extremely active in the transfer market having signed four new faces in goalkeeper Willy Caballero, centre-back Antonio Rudiger, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and striker Alvaro Morata. What needs to be noted is that Drinkwater partnered exceptionally well with N'Golo Kante at the King Power stadium. It's hard to see Leiceste...

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  • 83% of LA residents support hosting 2028 Olympics
83% of LA residents support hosting 2028 Olympics

With the agreement, the city is taking "a major step toward bringing the Games back to our city for the first time in a generation", Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement. Although he's an enthusiastic backer of the Games, council president Herb Wasserman promised the council's Olympic committee would vet the new agreement thoroughly before makin...

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  • Usain Bolt is a genius like Muhammad Ali - Lord Coe
Usain Bolt is a genius like Muhammad Ali - Lord Coe

Asked if he still believes he is the fastest in the world, the Jamaican replied: "Yeah, without a doubt". "I want to grab my kids when they are 15 or 20 and say, "See, I am still the best". Only once, in 2013, has he got the upper hand - at a Diamond League meeting in Rome. "I just want to retire on a winning note", Bolt said recently in Monaco, ...

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  • Carmelo Anthony Only Will Waive No-Trade Clause For One Team
Carmelo Anthony Only Will Waive No-Trade Clause For One Team

Portland's backcourt of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum did their best to pitch the forward to the Trail Blazers on July 19, a day after Anthony requested a trade to the Rockets . Some even believed that Anthony would be a piece in the eventual trade that got Irving out of Cleveland, but that too seems less likely now. The Cavaliers , who ...

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  • Beyonce wants to own the Rockets?
Beyonce wants to own the Rockets?

Today, according to a Forbesestimation, Alexander can expect to sell the team for around $1.65 billion. Beyonce is one of the most well-known celebrities in the world, but her net worth falls short of being able to buy the Rockets alone.

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  • Ryan Clady Retires After 9-Year Career with Broncos, Jets
Ryan Clady Retires After 9-Year Career with Broncos, Jets

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport was the first to report the left tackle's decision to retire. He finished third in the voting for the award behind Matt Ryan (who won the award) and Chris Johnson . He was able to play through several injuries over the course of his career, but eventually they started to catch up with him. Two games into the 2013 ca...

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