• Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino bids tearjerking farewell to Philippe Coutinho
Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino bids tearjerking farewell to Philippe Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp wants the Guinean dynamo at Liverpool ASAP so that there isn't a gap in the Reds' midfield. But Liverpool knew this day would come, and I'd like to think they've been working hard to prepare for it. Liverpool host Manchester City on Sunday, live on Sky Sports Premier League, as they look to end the league leaders 22-game u...

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  • National Football League announces matchups for 2018 London Games
National Football League announces matchups for 2018 London Games

While Tottenham is sure that building work is on schedule on the White Hart Lane site where its previous stadium was demolished a year ago, the National Football League has contingency plans to move the October 14 game to Wembley Stadium.

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  • Barcelona v Celta Vigo Betting Preview
Barcelona v Celta Vigo Betting Preview

Lionel Messi scored twice before Jordi Alba , Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic completed the victory, ensuring Barca's treble hopes remain alive. Barca's new record signing Philippe Coutinho - out for three weeks with a thigh injury - was also present as the former Liverpool attacker met his new team-mates.

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  • Hockey Canada unveils men's 2018 Olympic roster
Hockey Canada unveils men's 2018 Olympic roster

Few fans are familiar with the bulk of the National Hockey League castoffs coach Willie Desjardins will have 19 days to meld into a contender, but they all have tremendous tales of perseverance to realize the dream of putting on the Maple Leaf next month in Korea.

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  • Australia beat England by innings & 123 runs in final Ashes test
Australia beat England by innings & 123 runs in final Ashes test

England's supporters, and those from Australia too, showed their appreciation for his determination as he took guard one hour late - after reaching an unbeaten 42 in near city-record extreme temperatures of 47 degrees the previous day. Despite Smith's determination to share the credit, he was the inevitable selection as player of the series afte...

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  • Chiefs name long-time Running Backs Coach Eric Bieniemy as new Offensive Coordinator
Chiefs name long-time Running Backs Coach Eric Bieniemy as new Offensive Coordinator

The Kansas City Chiefs wasted little time in finding a new offensive coordinator. Nagy spent the past five years with the Chiefs, serving as offensive coordinator this past season. Chester Taylor rushed for 1,216 yards in Bieniemy's first season with Minnesota. Rookie running back Kareem Hunt claimed the league's rushing title with 1,327 yard...

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  • Jay Bruce Agrees to Three-Year Deal to Return to Mets
Jay Bruce Agrees to Three-Year Deal to Return to Mets

Bruce, who turns 31 on April 3, fills a hole in the outfield and brings back some much-needed power to a Mets team trying to rebound from an injury-ravaged 70-92 season. Bruce liked the direction of the team under Mickey Callaway, their new manager. But the money and the length of the contract he wanted were an issue for the Mets, who have said...

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  • Man Utd tipped to rescue £40m Brazil winger from PSG struggles
Man Utd tipped to rescue £40m Brazil winger from PSG struggles

Manchester United look likely to move in the winter transfer window and rumours that started in Paris this morning are now gathering pace in Brazil. United are close to agreeing a move for the pacy winger and while his stock has fallen in recent years, it offers something different to what we possess at the moment.

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  • Fired Programmer James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination - Against White Men
Fired Programmer James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination - Against White Men

In a 10-page memo titled " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber ", James Damore , 28, criticized Google's diversity programs and argued women are underrepresented in tech because they are biologically inferior. CEO Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff after Damore was sacked: "That to suggest a group of our colleagues have traits that make t...

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  • Peter Beardsley: Newcastle U23s coach takes leave after racism allegations
Peter Beardsley: Newcastle U23s coach takes leave after racism allegations

Ben El-Mhanni was also contacted by a Newcastle ex-player who also announced that he was also bullied by the same coach. " Peter Beardsley is aware of inaccurate media reports which result from unauthorized leaks", Beardsley's legal team said in a statement.

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  • Row In Assembly Over Kashmir Cricketers Detained Over Pak National Anthem
Row In Assembly Over Kashmir Cricketers Detained Over Pak National Anthem

In 2016, a video, showing local cricketers saluting Pakistan's national anthem before the start of a match, went viral after which the following Kashmiri cricketers were detained. " Reportedly the police is looking for the organisers and other players involved in the incident ". "We have registered a case and are now investigating the incident"...

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  • INEC gives parties Oct 7 deadline to pick presidential
INEC gives parties Oct 7 deadline to pick presidential

Giving further insight into the timetable, Professor Yakubu said collection of nomination forms by political parties for presidential, governorship, national and state assembly elections must be done between 11th-24th August 2018. If each of the 68 political parties in Nigeria today fields candidates for all the 1,558 constituencies to be contested...

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  • League Cup match report Chelsea v Arsenal 10 January 2018
League Cup match report Chelsea v Arsenal 10 January 2018

It was a decision, Wenger insisted, that had nothing to do with Sanchez being targeted by Manchester City in the January transfer window. "It was frustrating", Wenger said. "You want first to be solid, but ideally you want to score as well". People don't know Alexis well - this is a guy who is completely focused to play football.

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  • Carey Price will represent Canadiens at NHL All-Star Game
Carey Price will represent Canadiens at NHL All-Star Game

Kopitar's 17 goals are five more than he had last season, and his 44 points are eight shy of his 52-point total. The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Noah Hanifin will represent the Metropolitan Division at the 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend, to take place from January 27-28 in Tampa.

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  • Serena Williams says after giving birth 'everything went bad'
Serena Williams says after giving birth 'everything went bad'

The American tennis star, who has won 23 grand slam titles, said that the difficulties began after Alexis Olympia's heart rate started to drop during the delivery on September 1 previous year. With that being said, and even though I am disappointed about it, I've decided not to compete in the Australian Open this year. "Consider for a moment ...

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  • Matt Patricia Reportedly The Favorite To Land Giants Head Coaching Job
Matt Patricia Reportedly The Favorite To Land Giants Head Coaching Job

But he also met with the New York Giants last week, and now it appears Patricia is not only the favorite for that job, but prefers them over Detroit. However, according to the MMQB's Peter King , Patricia favors the Giants job. He arrived as an offensive assistant and his since helped on the offensive line, coached linebackers, safeties an...

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  • Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole
Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole

Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated". He is only two seasons removed from a 19-8, 2.60 campaign in 2015, and he's still just 27, so he's an excellent bounceback candidate for 2018. The Astros won the 2017 World Series in seven games over the Los Angeles Dodgers and boasted one of the best rot...

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  • Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year
Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

Ridley finishes his Crimson Tide career among the program's all-time receiving leaders, including ranking second in touchdown receptions (19) following his game-tying score in Monday's championship game, breaking a tie with Muscle Shoals' Dennis Homan .

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  • Eliot Wolf joining revamped Browns front office
Eliot Wolf joining revamped Browns front office

Passing on Oakland is notable considering that Ron Wolf worked closely with Raiders coach Jon Gruden and Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie. The new-look Cleveland Browns' front office is beginning to take shape. Gutekunst had been director of player personnel. Wolf picked the Browns over offers from the Packers and Oakland Raiders, so...

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  • Carolina Panthers fire offensive coordinator Mike Shula
Carolina Panthers fire offensive coordinator Mike Shula

The 52-year-old offensive mind spent one more season in the same capacity before he was promoted to his latest role as the team's offensive coordinator. I'll evaluate the coaches, the scheme and we'll go from that. However, Rivera made the decision to fire Shula, the son of legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula, after a meeting with general ma...

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