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Morata set for Chelsea recall as Sarri seeks striker balance

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The Belgian ace has now scored five goals and registered two assists in three starts. Belgium and Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has had an impressive start to the new Premier League campaign and his excellent form showed on Saturday when he scored a hat-trick against Cardiff City. Read More »

After controversial US Open, Naomi Osaka joins Nissan as brand ambassador

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This time an umpire finally had the courage to deal appropriately with her abusive behaviour, and we applaud Carlos Ramos for his strength in doing the right thing. That's after a report in the New York Times suggested that there have been more Grand-Slam fines issued to men than there have women, however, Ohanian isn't happy with the report. Read More »

Brown doesn't want trade from Steelers

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Brown caught nine passes for 67 yards in a 42-37 loss to Kansas City on Sunday that dropped Pittsburgh to 0-1-1. Head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Brown's absence and didn't know why the star receiver wasn't at work. I'll address that and address that very directly with him, but I'll leave that between he and I. I just don't believe it's appropriate. That's frustrating associated with not playing well and not winning. Read More »

PSV coach Van Bommel warns players over Messi shirt swap

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And this surprising statistic has left many scratching their heads including Brazilian playmaker Coutinho, who could not explain Messi's drought in the Champions League . "He's always been a great player". If he has a dream of playing with the Argentine - there will be many who share that in common - then he has the opportunity to face off against Messi and show why Barcelona should rekindle their interest in him. Read More »

Bears defense wanted to impress Brian Urlacher, did

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I feel like he was okay. We got to find a way to make plays". Somewhat worrisome before Monday was Trubisky's continued inability to deliver in fourth quarters. He passed to Will Dissly for a 2-yard touchdown with 14 seconds to go, but the Seahawks' onside kick was unsuccessful and the Bears ran out the clock. Read More »

Gareth Bale: I always want to come back to the Premier League

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With Ronaldo , Real managed to win three successive Champions League titles cementing the side as one of the greatest of all time but Alves believes that it will be more hard to play them without Ronaldo as their main focal point. Bale said, " Angry. Quite angry, to be honest ". Despite scoring the phenomenal goal in the Champions League final, it did not make it to the UEFA goal of the season poll. Read More »

Josh Hart predicted Josh Gordon to Patriots

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The Browns and the Steelers tied at 21-21. But if you're anxious about this guy or that guy or this or that, you know, it just takes away from what your focus needs to be as an individual. Randy Moss was a huge boom. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Gordon could be the solution. Gordon's best season came in 2013 when he made the Pro Bowl after registering 1,646 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. Read More »

Reports from France predict PSG team that Liverpool could tear apart

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Salah, Firmino and Mane managed 91 goals across all competitions a year ago - including 32 in Europe - while PSG's forward three supplied 89, albeit with Neymar out injured for the final three months of the season. "No damage, absolutely not", Klopp said when asked about the consequences of Kiev. That doesn't mean we will win but that means it is clear we have a chance if we play our best. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers can't walk on water but can play well after injury

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Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Rodgers would work with the group of rehabbing players in practice on Wednesday instead of practicing with the team. "To be in this room, you've got to be mentally and physical tough". We all know the story by now. If Rodgers does play, it would be his first game against the Vikings since the two-time MVP broke his right collarbone following a hit from Minnesota linebacker Anthony Barr on October 15. Read More »

Seahawks activate Earl Thomas for Week 1

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Asked if he'll be able to put his contract dispute behind him and just play, Thomas said, "I'm going to try to do the best I can, try to work my way through it". "It was not a very clean game for us". Russell Wilson is a top-five quarterback in the NFL. "Michael Dickson punting in Denver is like using a cheat code", Pro Football Focus' Gordon McGuinness said. Read More »

Diego Simeone: I’d pick Neymar ahead of Kylian Mbappe

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But when asked who he would rather sign out of Neymar or Mbappe, Simeone told Cadena COPE: 'Neymar. Simeone , who has been heavily linked with Inter Milan, also spoke about the glaring omission of goalkeeper, Jan Oblak in the FIFA FIFPro World 11 shortlist. Read More »

Running Recap: Seahawks vs Bears on Monday night

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Both the Chicago Bears and the Seattle Seahawks saw a defeat in NFL Week 1, so both teams are hoping to find some redemption this Monday night. When he met the media on Friday, first-year Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said, "Obviously, I need to do a better job of mixing (in) the run". Read More »

Dwyane Wade Announced He'll Return To The Heat For 'One Last Dance'

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In a long video posted to multiple social media channels Sunday night, Wade appears on camera lit by a single spotlight with a black background behind him. "This is it", Wade says in the video above. The 12-time All-Star played his first 13 seasons with the Heat before signing with the Chicago Bulls for 2016-17. Read More »

Carson Wentz medically cleared, will make 2018 debut Sunday

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He'll have the time to do that because, as Pederson said , "we drafted him to be our guy". The announcement ends months of speculation about Wentz's return. The Eagles' offense desperately needs Wentz, who will change the complexion of the unit immediately. Asked if Wentz will be restricted in any way in his first game back, Pederson said, "There are no limitations". Read More »

Record-breaking Tuchel undecided on PSG team to face Liverpool

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The game plan was to play low and counter in the first half. I told him he wouldn't play and he couldn't train, but he felt good and did the whole session. If we work well every day, if we live well every day as a group, we should be ready for the big matches. "We are confident, though". Julian managed to score a great goal , because my pass was not that great - it was really impressive. Read More »

Liverpool Spectacularly Lucky Not To Concede Late Penalty Vs Spurs

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Nearly a year after Tottenham humbled Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley, before finishing third, the fortunes of the teams have been reversed. The Egypt worldwide failed to score for the second game in a row and didn't put his best performances, but that didn't stop Liverpool pulling off an important victory against Tottenham. Read More »

The Patriots, Browns Have Completed Trade For WR Josh Gordon

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After initially saying they would cut Gordon on Monday, the Browns chose to take advantage of the market and find a trade partner. The Browns selected Gordon in the 2012 supplemental draft despite his background of drug use at Baylor. Gordon was on the field for 69 snaps (78 percent of the Browns' plays), but had only three passes thrown his way. Gordon, if healthy and available, should become a top target for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . Read More »

Vikings cut rookie kicker after 3 missed FGs in tie with Packers

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Zimmer: Did you see the game? " Yeah, it was pretty easy ". "That's frustrating. That shorter one I should never miss like that". Head coach Mike Zimmer surely won't stand for that, and a tough conversation about a kicker general manager Rick Spielman made a decision to trade up for in April's draft is looming. Read More »

Browns to sign Greg Joseph to replace Zane Gonzalez

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I can't blame it on (anybody) else. Zane Gonzalez was declared the victor of a Browns kicking competition against Ross Martin in the preseason, but likely out of a job after rough day in New Orleans. Another referenced Gonzalez's role as a graduate assistant baseball coach, which is an unpaid position: 'Can you kick field goals? Gonzalez, a seventh-round pick in 2017, was 17-of-25 on career field goal attempts and 28-of-31 on PATs. Read More »

Incredible Scenes As Buffalo Bills Player Quits And Retires At Half

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The Buffalo Bills lost again on Sunday and they also lost cornerback Vontae Davis, who literally quit playing football after a half in which the Bills were trailing 28-6. "I meant no disrespect to my teammates and coaches". He didn't say nothing to nobody.You know as much as I know. When I get back there, we'll continue to communicate and get things sorted out. Read More »

Mesut Ozil says Cristiano Ronaldo contributed in making him a better player

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But there was controversy in Turin as Juventus winger Douglas Costa was sent off late on after being caught on camera spitting at Sassuolo's Federico Di Francesco. "Even if I just gave him two passes, he would score two goals, and that's why he's one of the greatest footballers who's ever lived ". "Obviously, I was a bit anxious with all the talk after my move from Real Madrid and not scoring. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea defence must improve to sustain title bid

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Maurizio Sarri has backed Eden Hazard to win the Golden Boot, and says he has told the attacking midfielder he can score 40 goals this season. Hazard's first two goals came from layoffs by Olivier Giroud . Cascarino wrote for The Times: " Chelsea have had many exceptional players, from Peter Osgood to John Terry and Didier Drogba , but Eden Hazard is the most gifted in the club's history". Read More »

Vontae Davis quits Bills in midgame: 'I'm done'

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Bush also said if Davis changed his mind and wanted to return, the locker room would not welcome him back. "I wish I had a better answer". McDermott provided no other details except to bluntly say, "No", when asked if Davis was injured. ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Sunday that his understanding, per a source, was that Davis "put on his street clothes at half, said he was quitting and left the stadium". Read More »

Possible Spoiler: WWE Superstar Returning At Hell In A Cell Tonight?

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Combined with Jim Ross' unforgettable call, it's one of the most important moments in WWE history. The Hell in a Cell Kick-Off Show will begin at 4:30 am. Becky Lynch captured her second SmackDown title after beating Charlotte Flair less than one month after she won the belt at SummerSlam . Ziggler and Drew McIntyre retained the Raw tag titles in a superb match against Rollins and Dean Ambrose which was possibly the best of the evening, and may even be a match-of-the-year ... Read More »

Bogey-free Georgia Hall three strokes off the lead at Evian

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Torres played the four long holes in 5 under, including her eagle at No. 15, against three birdies for the 28-year-old Ciganda, who previously helped Arizona State win a college title. 21 birdied her final two holes for a first-round 65 at a course where she feels "at home". "My parents are here, some friends, so I really like the atmosphere", she said on Thursday. Read More »

Chiefs QB Mahomes has six TD passes, one off record

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Nonetheless, Pittsburgh has been preparing backup Josh Dobbs with first-team reps just in case Roethlisberger surprisingly isn't ready to go come game-time. But Chiefs cornerback Orlando Scandrick's defensive holding penalty negated the score. Mahomes, embarking on his first campaign as the Chiefs' starter under center, completed 15-of-27 passes for 256 yards and four touchdowns in the win, posting an AFC-best 127.5 passer rating in the contest. Read More »

Manchester City Announce Revenues in Excess of £500m in Record Breaking Season

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Raheem Sterling wrapped up the points once and for all with another goal at the start of the second half, and City's stranglehold over the game only strengthened as they cruised to the victory. Sterling broke from deep in his own half with a strong, skilful manoeuvre before David Silva's superb cross-field ball found Aguero on the right. Read More »

Cowboys vs. Giants picks, predictions by legendary expert on 6-1 roll

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott had a simple message for the New York Giants' secondary ahead of Sunday night's NFC East showdown: "Challenge accepted". Giants picks, you need to hear what Hank "The Hammer" Goldberg says. Prescott opened the season with a subpar outing in a 16-8 loss at Carolina, throwing for 170 yards on 19-of-29 passing and rushing five times for 19 yards. Read More »

Hugo Lloris offered to quit as Tottenham Hotspur captain?

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According to Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino , Alli suffered the injury during the early stages of England's UEFA Nations League clash with Spain but still played every minute of the 2-1 defeat. "Only we need to try, that he understands, and how he understands that it was a mistake". "Of course, I think they were better". He's the first, he told me, "Gaffer it's a massive lesson for me". Read More »

Arsenal Boss Opens Up About Relationship With Ozil

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Lucas gives us this balance". "In the first half we didn't have the control we wanted but in the second half we were better and this victory is useful for us". "I think no problem", Emery explained. "But like I said he's such a valuable asset to any team". Fellow midfielder Aaron Ramsey looked far from his best, however, and was taken off near the end - with Emery saying he was tired after playing "too much" with Wales during the global break. Read More »