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Aubameyang joins Arsenal from Dortmund, paving way for Giroud to Chelsea

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The Frenchman has been a fan favourite at Arsenal over the years, but he is well aware that the arrival of Aubameyang could hamper his gametime further, whilst also putting doubts on his World Cup spot. Michy Batshuayi is heading to Borussia Dortmund on loan. Arsene Wenger said his compatriot could join Chelsea , while stressing that he should find out the outcome of the Aubameyang deal on Wednesday. Read More »

Roma move on after failing to agree fee for Man Utd defender

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The 27-year-old has made just 15 appearances for United this season having fallen behind Ashley Young and Luke Shaw in the Old Trafford pecking order. The price is good, but the operation is hard. The Dutchman has played in all of Manchester United's UEFA Champions League matches this season - and hence will be ineligible for the Romans in that competition if he does make the switch. Read More »

Manchester United join Chelsea in race for Arturo Vidal

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Mourinho has reportedly identified Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal as the midfielder he wants to bring to Old Trafford, but any bid will come in the summer according to German outlet Bild . United are in the market for midfield reinforcements as Michael Carrick is due to retire in June while Marouane Fellaini's contract is up in the summer and it seems Jose Mourinho wants Vidal to join global team mate Alexis Sanchez at Old Trafford. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski Hopes To Clear Concussion Protocol By Wednesday

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However, Brady said he's hoping that his hand could get better in the next seven days. Gronkowski was drilled in the head during the second quarter of the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars , and he didn't return to the game after it was ruled he had a concussion. Read More »

Griffin's departure leaves Clippers in free-agent hunt

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It was reported the Griffin trade wasn't going to be the only move in jump starting a rebuild for the Clippers . Lou Williams , leading the National Basketball Association in scoring off the bench with 22.2 points per game in his 13th season, might be trade bait, too. Read More »

Rafa Benitez makes decision on his Newcastle future

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The Magpies have been linked with a move for Nicolai Jorgensen , but Benitez has turned to Sturridge after Newcastle failed to meet Feyenoord's £20 million valuation. "Sometimes you just have to say, "Okay, I will do what I have to do". "We still have time I am confident we can do something". We have to talk, it is the way they like to do things. Read More »

Huddersfield vs Liverpool predictions: Odds, time & free betting tips

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Mo Salah has 18 Premier League goals in 24 games. "It's all about Huddersfield against Liverpool and we are both in a situation where we need the points". Huddersfield host Liverpool in the top flight for the first time in 46 years. Wagner's men have also equalled their longest losing streak in the Premier League of four, albeit in their debut season. Read More »

Mourinho: Jose is free to leave

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Although the English transfer window closes on 31 January, Ibrahimovic would be allowed to move to the USA between February and May meaning any potential deal doesn't have to be finalised within the next few days. "I only know what I have read in the media", Mourinho said . "He's one of the best players, one of the best people, and if he comes to this league at some point it would be great", Beckham said. Read More »

Pelicans Fan Sneaks Onto Court And Actually Warms Up With Team

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After playing 41 minutes against the Clippers - scoring 25 points and grabbing 17 rebounds - Davis admitted he was a magnet for opposing defenders who no longer had to concern themselves with guarding the second of the Twin Towers. Joerger returned to Sacramento for a medical check-up after light-headedness caused him to leave a game at San Antonio on Sunday. He had four rebounds, a block, a steal and a single point on 1-fo-4 free throw shooting. Read More »

Celtics secure narrow win, thanks to late three-pointer

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Bryn Forbes led San Antonio in that victory with a season-high 23 points. "I thought we were gassed at the end of the game". The Denver Nuggets have lost five straight road games. "We know they're a good team, so we just had to buckle down and get the win somehow". Denver ranks first in rebounds allowed per game (40.9) while San Antonio ranks 11th (42.3). Read More »

Pope Francis warns that nuclear war is on the horizon

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I am really afraid of this. "One accident is enough to precipitate things", he replied. The comment made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru , came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the US state and highlighted the risk of possible unintended nuclear war with North Korea . Read More »

Pistons trade for Blake Griffin from Clippers

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Detroit faces the Cleveland Cavaliers again Tuesday after suffering its eighth straight loss in a setback Sunday to LeBron James and Co., but the Pistons have renewed vigor. But the Clippers have to make the call. That decision appeared catastrophic about two months ago when the "if healthy" team was anything but and looking out of the playoff picture. Read More »

Former Arizona State star James Harden scores 60 in triple-double performance

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Harden averaged 19 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.7 assists in his 2 seasons at Arizona State. He became the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 60 points as part of a triple double. Aside from scoring 60, Harden also added 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the game. Game Score was created by John Hollinger, a former columnist for ESPN Insider, to give a rough measurement of a player's productivity for a single game. Read More »

Pistons make bold move, deal for Griffin

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And then, without warning, the N.B.A. did what it does best. Detroit hung tough for 3 1/2 quarters at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday before the defending Eastern Conference champions pulled away to a 121-104 victory. Part of his success: Dragiev, a veteran fantasy sports writer, learned to predict the outcome of the game before determining how success trickles down to individual players , so he spent more time studying team outcomes than projecting individual players . Read More »

IU outplayed by No. 17 Ohio State

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In the Hoosiers' last matchup, they were defeated by the No. 3 Purdue Boilermakers, 74-67. IN has won four of the last five against Ohio State including two of the last three games at Value City Arena. Johnson added his own 21 points and six boards, but the two scorers were not able to overcome Purdue's interior size and scoring. In consecutive losses to Michigan, Maryland and Iowa, Ohio State has allowed an average of 95.3 points and lost by an average of 17.7 points, a number skewed by a ... Read More »

WWE Raw results, recap: Ronda Rousey, Roman Reigns and big qualifying matches

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Rousey last fought in the UFC in December 2016, when she lost to Amanda Nunes . Given her 12-2 record in MMA and her achievements in Judo, she was dominant with bouts often lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes. Several WWE NXT Superstars were also backstage for the whole show while some left after finding out they weren't needed. Over the course of four years, Rousey changed the world of MMA. Read More »

UCF's Shaquem Griffin invited to NFL Combine

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The combine features over 300 college football players trying out in front of NFL officials in Indianapolis. The entire nation is behind me and I couldn't do it without you. While that fact will make it tough on him in the NFL, Griffin didn't have the use of his left hand during his college career, either. He hasn't just helped UCF turn around their football program, he was the 2016 American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year, helped lead UCF to victory in the Peach Bowl, and ... Read More »

Kevin Love reportedly out 6-8 weeks with a hand injury

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It is well-documented the Cavaliers have struggled in January since LeBron James' second stint. Love grabbed his hand after making contact with Pistons' Andre Drummond while under the basket. Love injured his hand when attempting to haul in a pass in the paint during the first half Tuesday. Expect an update on Love's status once the team provides more information. Read More »

Dan Patrick show trolls Alex Smith, Smith gets revenge

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Many expect the Chiefs to trade Smith this offseason and install 2017 first-round pick Patrick Mahomes as the new starter. It is also speculation at this point, of course, and the reality is the Chiefs may be willing to find a way to make it work with Smith for one last season in Kansas City. Read More »

Emerson to Chelsea for €29m

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Sky Sports News understands the clubs have agreed a deal of £17.6m plus £7m in add-ons for the left-back to move to Stamford Bridge. The outlet confirms that Edin Dzeko was supposed to be included in the deal, but the double transfer collapsed once the striker couldn't find a personal agreement with the blues. Read More »

Newcastle launch offer for £120k-a-week West Ham player - Times journalist

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Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers David Moyes or Roy Hodgson? West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku has been banned for six games by the English Football Association following his red card against Wigan for spitting. There was a start for new signing Joao Mario, while midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate was pushed into an unfamiliar attacking role behind Javier Hernandez. Read More »

Ben Simmons reacts after Andre Drummond's selection as All-Star replacement

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He was a 2016 All-Star. Drummond will be a reserve on Team LeBron, which has a loaded starting lineup: James, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving and the injured DeMarcus Cousins. His name is Magic Johnson, and he was an All-Star that season. He plays the same position and would've made more sense than Drummond from that perspective. Read More »

Li Haotong tops Rory McIlroy to win Dubai Desert Classic

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Li, who won the 2016 China Open and finished third at last year's Open Championship, is the first Asian victor of the event, and earned the biggest victory of his fledgling career with a tournament record score. But being in the positions I've been in and having two close calls it's a little hard. On the 15th green, for some reason, I just felt so good down there. Read More »

David Beckham awarded Miami MLS franchise

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Beckham, his financial backers, local officials and fans celebrated at a ceremony Monday in Miami. The former England worldwide won 19 major trophies in a career spanning two decades, which was comprised of spells with Manchester United, Real Madrid, Los Angeles Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

Melbourne Cricket Ground to host ICC World T20 2020 finals

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The Sydney Cricket Ground will host the women's semi-finals on consecutive days, while Melbourne's final will be fittingly held on International Women's Day. Stay tuned for the latest news and updates ahead of the 2020 ICC World T20 event in Australia. Here is what we know so far. Local organising committee chief Nick Hockley said the World T20 would be created to be more inclusive and accessible to encourage greater participation. Read More »

Arsene Wenger reveals why he benched Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Swansea clash

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Nathan Dyer's persistence nearly paid off as the winger forced Shkodran Mustafi into a poor clearance that fell to Jordan Ayew . The match will take place on January 30, 2018. "We made unusual and massive mistakes and that was a killer". However, the Armenian global didn't provide the performance needed to drag a poor Arsenal side back into the game. Read More »

Andrew Luck nearly ready to throw again

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The pair has worked with several high-profile quarterbacks, including Tom Brady , Matt Ryan , Matthew Stafford and Drew Brees . According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Luck now doesn't need another procedure before he resumes football activities. Read More »

Tottenham get tough with Chelsea, despite Antonio Conte's wishes

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Llorente was one of the best strikers of the Juve team managed by Conte in the 2013/14 season, where he notched up 16 goals as well as providing five assists. The Blues have already failed in their attempt to lure Edin Dzeko after the former Man City star asked for a lucrative three-year contract while their £15million bid for Olivier Giroud also falls short of Arsenal's £30m valuation . Read More »

Barcelona Sign Arsenal Youth Player McGuane

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The Gunners have often raided Barcelona's youth ranks over the years, landing the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Fran Merida, Julen Pleguezuelo and Hector Bellerin, but the Catalan giants have pulled off a similar move of their own. His contract was due to run out in the summer and he is reported to have turned down a new deal. A statement from Barça revealed that McGuane has been given an initial three-year contract, with the option of two further years. Read More »

Proteas sweat it out ahead of 1st ODI against India

Batsmen from both sides struggled during the Test series on bowler-friendly pitches. When questioned if he needed a change in technique in the five-day format, Rohit said: "It's not that I don't try much in Test cricket". I'm here to make an impact in the series. "You have to win four games to guarantee the series". Every batsman who will be taking part in this ODI series will have a huge role to play. Read More »

'Neymar had to leave Messi's shadow'

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Since Santos and in my years in Barcelona , all the transfers windows had something with my name. PSG have opened an 11-point gap at the top of Ligue 1, with Neymar contributing 24 goals and 16 assists in his 23 games across all competitions. Read More »

Texas Governor Wants An Investigation Into Karolyi Ranch Allegations

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The Karolyi Ranch in Walker County, Texas , was the national training center for USA Gymnastics until the organization recently cut ties with it amid the sexual abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar. Its website announced it was closing the day after Nassar was sentenced . "The people of Texas demand, and the victims deserve, nothing less", Abbott said. Read More »