• Klopp satisfied with Liverpool defensive options
Klopp satisfied with Liverpool defensive options

Backing Arsene Wenger's side to finish in the top four was one of the most consistent bets in English fooball, with last season's fifth-placed finish the first time the selection had failed to pay out in 20 years. With the strong possibility of Milner's role being reduced, Firmino may well become the regular spot-kick taker. It won't prove easy...

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  • IAAF athletes in London hit by vomiting bug
IAAF athletes in London hit by vomiting bug

After the race, there was sympathy from van Niekerk for the banned Makwala. At last year's Olympic Games, the American 4x100m women's relay team were allowed to run their heat again after a Brazilian runner impeded Allyson Felix, causing her to drop the baton.

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  • UCLA's Josh Rosen says college football and school 'don't go together'
UCLA's Josh Rosen says college football and school 'don't go together'

That's because UCLA junior starting quarterback Josh Rosen basically did a thorough job of insulting the Crimson Tide and the Tigers in an interview with Matt Hayes of the Bleacher Report . We've got a lot of academic all-Americans out there and pretty good football players, too. "It's an uneducated comment", Pollack said on ESPN's College...

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  • Rafa Marquez: Mexico footballer accused of cartel link
Rafa Marquez: Mexico footballer accused of cartel link

Mexican singer Julio Cesar Alvarez is also on the list. Following a multi-year investigation, the United States sanctioned Raul Flores Hernandez and his drug cartel, the Flores Drug Trafficking Organization, along with 21 other Mexican nationals and 42 entities connected to the narcotics trade, the US Treasury Department said in a press release o...

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  • Nets to face Thunder and Heat in Mexico City
Nets to face Thunder and Heat in Mexico City

The games will be televised by ESPN in the USA and Televisa in Mexico. The NBA Mexico City games feature the Nets playing a regular-season contest against Westbrook, four-time All-Star Paul George and the Thunder on December 7. Fans will also get to see Westbrook playing alongside Paul George and watch Hassan Whiteside work with Kelly Olyny...

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  • Bookmakers believing Wenger on Sanchez
Bookmakers believing Wenger on Sanchez

Wenger has insisted several times that Sanchez will not be sold, although links with Manchester City continue. But, according to The Independent , Paris Saint-Germain will once again test the resolve of Arsenal and Sanchez by making the significant offer ahead of the new season.

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  • Wenger:
Wenger: "No Sanchez Offers"

The Chilean has yet to agree an extension to his deal at the Emirates and, with no Champions League on offer there this season, has been linked with moves away from the club all summer long. 'He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while - I don't know; two weeks or one more week? He will not play at Stoke'. However, Wenger said he believes t...

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  • Form Marc Leishman eyes major breakthrough at PGA Championship
Form Marc Leishman eyes major breakthrough at PGA Championship

Two of McIlroy's 13 PGA Tour wins have come here in the Queen City at Quail Hollow . "I know what I need to work on", said Spieth , ranked No. Casey also finished 10th in last years PGA Championship and has four major top-10 finishes since 2015. "It would be nice to make that a hat trick", McIlroy said.

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  • Tigers to wear orange-and-gray nickname jerseys August 25-27
Tigers to wear orange-and-gray nickname jerseys August 25-27

From Aug. 25-27 during the newly created Players Weekend, players, including those for the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros, will wear jerseys inspired by youth league designs and have the option to replaces last names with nicknames. The NFL has their "Color Rush" uniforms for Thursday night games and for one weekend during the 2016 season the...

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  • Paris Considering eSports Addition To 2024 Olympics Competition
Paris Considering eSports Addition To 2024 Olympics Competition

Estanguet told The Associated Press "The youth, yes they are interested in eSport and this kind of thing". When it comes to the Summer Olympics, big sports like gymnastics, swimming and track and field remain popular and highly watched, but organizers are looking to reach out to a younger audience when it comes to viewership.

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  • Watford swoop to sign Burnley striker Andre Gray for club record fee
Watford swoop to sign Burnley striker Andre Gray for club record fee

The 26-year-old has become Marco Silva's latest summer signing. The Hornets have already done some impressive business this summer with Daniel Bachmann, Tom Cleverley, Kiko Femenia, Will Hughes, Nathaniel Chalobah and Richarlison all coming into Vicarage Road .

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  • Jose Mourinho hails Nemanja Matic's performance against Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho hails Nemanja Matic's performance against Real Madrid

United's 2-1 loss to champions of Europe was not a great surprise, though Jose Mourinho's side showed signs of improvement against the very best team on the continent. After the game, cameras picked the United boss handing his runners-up medal to a child in the crowd. Bale said: "I am just concentrating on my football.

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  • Seeds Untroubled at Rogers Cup as Bouchard Crashes Out in Toronto
Seeds Untroubled at Rogers Cup as Bouchard Crashes Out in Toronto

Get Sky Bet's latest odds on the Rogers Cup! Andreescu's work at the Aviva Centre isn't done yet. She'll also be working to improve for her next opponent. last week. The 21-year-old Vekic will face Grand Slam champion and No. 3 Angelique Kerber of Germany in the second round. The top Canadian was sent packing in straight sets in her first rou...

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  • 49ers LB Donavin Newsom 'doing fine' after leaving practice in ambulance
49ers LB Donavin Newsom 'doing fine' after leaving practice in ambulance

The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Newsom, who led Missouri with 73 tackles last season, was hauled away by paramedics after crashing into safety Chanceller James . "Me and a bunch of other guys ran after him because we saw that he was taking it [on] himself", Reid said . "That's really all I know, and we're praying for the best".

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  • Jadeja suspended, Herath rested for Pallekale Test
Jadeja suspended, Herath rested for Pallekale Test

Ravindra Jadeja achieved a two-in-one yesterday when the ICC Test rankings were released where he was on top of the rankings in both the all-rounders and bowlers list. Jadeja made Michael Clarke his bunny, dismissing the Australian captain five times in the three Tests that he played in. Not only in the second Test match, the left-arm spinner di...

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  • Sanchez staying at Arsenal but Chelsea and Liverpool want Oxlade-Chamberlain - Solhekol
Sanchez staying at Arsenal but Chelsea and Liverpool want Oxlade-Chamberlain - Solhekol

That has led Conte to submit a £25m offer for Oxlade-Chamberlain with the hope that Arsenal could be persuaded to the negotiating table. However, it is reported that they have left themselves vulnerable by allowing him to wind down his contract, and if Chelsea's interest is genuine, Arsene Wenger may well have a problem on his hands.

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  • McGregor has the edge over me
McGregor has the edge over me

Adding further credence to the idea that Mayweather is attempting to drum up interest in the fight are his promises of a more attacking approach. Mr. Mayweather wants to pay fans back for his fight against Manny Pacquiao in May 2015. It's obvious I'm slipping a little bit to even let a fighter like that go the distance with me.

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  • Barca Target Agrees Contract Just the Fee Now
Barca Target Agrees Contract Just the Fee Now

Borussia Dortmund have told Barcelona to stump up £135m if they want to sign Ousmane Dembele, according to Sky in Germany . While there have been reports that the Spanish giants have already sent men to both England and Germany to complete respective deals, the players are expected to cost Barca close to Euro 200 million in total, considering...

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  • Sell Alexis Sanchez, buy Lemar and Dembele and make this Arsenal's season
Sell Alexis Sanchez, buy Lemar and Dembele and make this Arsenal's season

On Sanchez and Ozil's final year of contract, Wenger said: "When a player goes into the final year of their contract we will try to extend the contract because there is no reason we shouldn't do it, but we are not there yet". I can understand Arsenal's reluctance to do business with a domestic rival such as City but I personally think we'd be...

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  • Long-time ump West suspended for criticism of Beltre
Long-time ump West suspended for criticism of Beltre

Joe West , the umpire everybody loves to have an opinion about, has been suspended three games for calling Adrian Beltre a complainer during an interview with USA Today's Bob Nightengale all the way back in June. The World Umpires Association, meanwhile, is none too pleased and is protesting the suspension . So, why did Major League Baseball...

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