• Buffon on UEFA Player of the Year shortlist
Buffon on UEFA Player of the Year shortlist

Now we have got that out the way, it is worth pointing out that on Tuesday, European football's governing body announced their top shortlist for who will win the UEFA player of the year award . That was universally recognised as Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante. Heading into the draw, the Italian goalkeeper played an instrumental role in guiding ...

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  • Stoke close in on loan deal for PSG flop Jese Rodriguez
Stoke close in on loan deal for PSG flop Jese Rodriguez

The 24-year-old does have an impressive CV, though, mainly from his time with Madrid and his arrival at the Bet365 Stadium actually means Stoke have more Champions League winners in their squad than any other team in the Premier League. He won the Champions League in 2014 and 2016 before a knee injury stalled his progress. Stoke, who have been ...

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  • Rays halt Toronto win streak — Blue Jays notebook
Rays halt Toronto win streak — Blue Jays notebook

Having pitched 135 1/3 innings to this point, Estrada has allowed 73 runs on 134 hits and his 140 strikeouts are the second-most in his career. The 34-year-old right-hander, who had posted a 2.08 earned-run average over his last four outings, also walked four and struck out three.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico

After Madrid went ahead in the 50th from an own-goal by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique , Lionel Messi equalised for Barcelona in the 77th from the penalty spot. Asensio has scored in all his tournament debuts including La Liga , Champions League , UEFA Super Cup , Copa Del Ray, and the Spanish Super Cup .

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  • Klopp excited by 'incredible' Alexander-Arnold after starring role in Liverpool win
Klopp excited by 'incredible' Alexander-Arnold after starring role in Liverpool win

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their second goal. The Reds still have the advantage in the second leg and two away goals, but Uth's strike will have made for a frustrating end to the match. Georginio Wijnaldum says everyone at Liverpool is desperate for Philippe Coutinho to stay at the club this season. The three forw...

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  • Serena Williams Addresses Racism, Feminism and Return Date in Vogue Interview
Serena Williams Addresses Racism, Feminism and Return Date in Vogue Interview

I'm not walking anything back, but I'm just saying it's pretty intense", Sport24 quoted the 36-year-old as saying. She said she knows returning to the court so soon after childbirth is going to be a big challenge, and adds that if she finds she isn't the player she was at the height of her career, she will hang up her tennis shoes.

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  • Lukaku makes dream debut as Man Utd off to a flier
Lukaku makes dream debut as Man Utd off to a flier

The 25-year-old Shelvey responded with a stamp that left referee Andre Marriner no choice but to give Newcastle's captain the third red card of his career. "Secondly, they've played for years and years in the Premier League , so it's nothing new for them - only the club and the colleagues, not even the manager as they worked with me before".

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  • Australian vice-captain David Warner on mend after neck knock
Australian vice-captain David Warner on mend after neck knock

Warner momentarily hit the deck, seemingly a result of the momentum of the stroke as much as the impact of the ball, but nearly instantly got back on his feet. Hughes, who played 26 Tests, died from bleeding on the brain in November 2014 after being hit on the base of the skull by a rising ball at the Sydney Cricket Ground during a domestic match.

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  • Kerala Blasters sign former Manchester United defender Wes Brown
Kerala Blasters sign former Manchester United defender Wes Brown

Kerala, See you soon!" tweeted Brown. In the video, it showing his past that he was started his career with the club of Manchester United. In that time, he won 5 Premier League medals and also the Champions League trophy. After 2011, he joined Sunderland from Manchester United and played till end of the 2015-16 Premier League season. The 37-yea...

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  • Chelsea Remain Confident of Agreeing £35m Deal for Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Chelsea Remain Confident of Agreeing £35m Deal for Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The 24-year-old is yet to sign a new contract with Arsenal and is going into the last year of his deal, prompting Chelsea to move in on the England worldwide, who Arsenal will not want to lose for free next year. The 23-year-old created an impressive 31 chances while retaining possession effectively, registering an average pass accuracy of 83...

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  • Pogba happy Neymar has taken over as world's most expensive player
Pogba happy Neymar has taken over as world's most expensive player

Frenchman Pogba said: "It was an excellent start to the season but what matters is the end". But with Matic, the £40 million signing from Chelsea, anchoring midfield against West Ham United on Sunday, Pogba was able to get forward more and he scored the goal he deserved in the dying stages of the 4-0 win.

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  • Blue Jays' Tepesch grits out win over struggling Rays
Blue Jays' Tepesch grits out win over struggling Rays

Among others who have made starts for the Blue Jays this season include Mike Bolsinger (5 starts), Mat Latos (3), Casey Lawrence (2) and most recently, Nick Tepesch and Chris Rowley . They have scored one or no runs in six of their past 10 games. Tepesch was gritty in earning his first victory since September 16, 2014, when he was a member...

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  • ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction amid backlash
ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction amid backlash

It was part of a 28-hour fantasy football special that began at 7 p.m. ET on Monday and ends at 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday. But ESPN's choice to bring on an auctioneer to sell black men is remarkably distasteful and betrays a lack of diversity in whatever group approved the segment.

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  • Red Sox crush Cardinals with eight-run fifth
Red Sox crush Cardinals with eight-run fifth

The reigning Cy Young Award victor improved to 7-14 - 3-0 in August - after going more than a month without a win. Cards starter was charged with eight runs on nine hits and a pair of walks over 4.1 frames to fall to 7-11. Bradley, whose fly out to left remained the only out of the inning, singled to right bringing in two more runs and Nunez fo...

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  • Astana manager Stanimir Stoilov calls for a disciplined display against Celtic
Astana manager Stanimir Stoilov calls for a disciplined display against Celtic

We are still going to be in the Champions League . Astana manager Stanimir Stoilov admits discipline is a major concern for his side as they visit Celtic on Wednesday night. Another is that the Champions League is in front of us and this is enough for the players to produce a good game. "It's much more hard than that - but I have always pu...

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  • Everton Finally Agree Deal For Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson
Everton Finally Agree Deal For Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson

The capture of Sigurdsson would take Everton's outlay in this transfer window to £131m after the signings of Pickford, Michael Keane and Davy Klassen, while Wayne Rooney returned to Goodison Park on a free transfer. Sigurdsson scored nine goals and provided 13 assists in a hard campaign for Swansea, in which they sacked their manager twice. Sigur...

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  • Event Cinemas to screen Mayweather vs McGregor across Australia
Event Cinemas to screen Mayweather vs McGregor across Australia

Of course, it's possible that McGregor is just trying hustle Floyd Mayweather , and that behind closed doors his boxing technique is actually flawless. Now, it's picked up a ton of momentum. White later released footage of the session that showed McGregor getting the better of the Brooklyn fighter and prompted people to question Malignaggi's cla...

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  • Cavaliers' LeBron James criticizes President Trump anew; Steve Nash airs view
Cavaliers' LeBron James criticizes President Trump anew; Steve Nash airs view

According to reports, 19 people were injured while one woman died after a man drove a auto into the crowd of counter-demonstrators. James' comment about statues is a reference to additional statements made by Trump , in which he seemed to defend the stated cause of the Charlottesville rally, which was a protest of the removal of a statue of ...

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  • Alexander-Arnold delighted with ´dream´ goal and Liverpool win
Alexander-Arnold delighted with ´dream´ goal and Liverpool win

However, a moment of outstanding quality from Alexander-Arnold halted the hosts in their tracks, the 18-year-old firing a magnificent 25-yard free-kick beyond Baumann. Meanwhile, Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann believes his side were unfortunate to be on the losing side at the Rhein-Nekar-Arena. "We gambled a little too much on the wing, it w...

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  • Jaguars coach Marrone says QB Bortles dealing with exhausted arm
Jaguars coach Marrone says QB Bortles dealing with exhausted arm

I think we did a good job of answering the bell". Bortles came into the offseason knowing he would be throwing quite a bit. We thought we competed hard, but when the head coach tells you that it wasn't good enough you've got to have a little more chip on your shoulder and come out here and compete a little harder.

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