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New York Yankees: Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen

In return, the Giants will receive two prospects from the Yankees, including Triple-A shortstop Abiatal Avelino , according to the New York Post . San Francisco Giants center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI double during the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Read More »

Mourinho philosophises belief in his ability to lead Manchester United

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Contrary to certain claims in the media, Sunday's game against Burnley is not a must-win if Mourinho is to remain in charge. "Do you ask the same question to the manager that finished third in Premier League last season or the manager that finished fourth or fifth?" I analyse my performance myself and for me it is more important what I think than what you think. Read More »

Manchester United's Luke Shaw set for England recall

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But at the same time he did not rule out attempting to recruit the young defender , acknowledging that there are "a number of these dual nationality players". Henderson was a key part of the squad in Russian Federation, captaining the side when Harry Kane wasn't on the pitch. Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek keeps his place after impressing in Russian Federation in the summer, despite playing just 22 minutes for Chelsea this season. Read More »

Williams gets warm welcome and win in US Open return

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I even accept as true with to raise a further two hours in transit that I'm no longer going to ogle her."A six-time U.S. Open champion, the 36-year-archaic Williams is definitely within the market to bewitch a seventh trophy here this year". Read More »

Kyrgios progresses after controversial umpire pep talk

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But Herbert fumed about the incident and said Lahyani needs to be punished for his actions. Asked after the match what the umpire was saying to him when he trailed by a set and a break, Kyrgios said: "He was just concerned about how I was playing, like, 'Nick are you OK?'" "You as an umpire take a decision on the chair, do you like it or don't you like it". Read More »

Luka Modric named UEFA Player of the Year

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The awards were handed out during the draw for the 2018/19 Champions League group stage in Monaco on Thursday. Ronaldo , who joined Juventus in the off-season, was the only nominee to skip the annual awards ceremony held during the Champions League draw in Monaco. Read More »

US Open: Rafael Nadal advances after David Ferrer retires

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Fucsovics believed the conditions were unplayable, saying: "It was fun to play in the Arthur Ashe Stadium, the first time for me, first time against Djokovic, but it wasn't fun to play in the heat". Ferrer, 36, will play his last tournament on home ground in Madrid next year. "I'm very, very sorry for him". And if Murray's heartfelt win isn't enough to win you over, perhaps his continuing stance on equality for women might do the trick. Read More »

Mohamed salah's image rights concerns with egyptian fa drags on

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has reignited his row with the Egyptian football authorities after accusing them of ignoring his complaints about the use of his image. "Again, I dare any one to republish anything that I said about personal privileges, and again I'm sorry for all my teammates". Salah, 26, was upset his image was used in April to promote official sponsor WE when he had a deal with rival telecommunications company Vodafone. Read More »

Jonny Bairstow keen to keep wicket for England despite broken finger

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The addition of Jasprit Bumrah and Ashwin giving regular breathers to the pace department has brought the two attacks closer. If all eyes were on Alastair Cook with the opener's spot under the scanner due to his lack of runs, Bumrah and Ishant shifted that spotlight onto Joe Root's poor series - at least during his stay of 14 balls. Read More »

Sadio Mane reveals Champions League target with draw today

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Liverpoo will find out their fate for the Champions League group stages today. Pot three: Liverpool , Schalke, Lyon, Monaco, Ajax, CSKA Moscow, PSV Eindhoven , Valencia. There are a few banana skins in Pot 4 , but AEK Athens, as well as Viktoria Plzen, should be easy enough to overcome. Drawing a Spanish side, with Barcelona and Atletico also options, would leave the door open to landing some of the fearsome Bundesliga and Serie A sides lurking in other pots . Read More »

Rodgers, Packers reach record deal

Rodgers still had two years remaining on his contract, meaning he is now under contract through 2023. This is great news for the Packers and Rodgers to get the deal done ahead of the new season. "That usually doesn't happen, though". And Gutekunst has now finally reached an agreement with Rodgers over a contract extension. Packers players are known to show up to the event in a weird outfit and Rodgers didn't disappoint this year. Read More »

Jose Mourinho ‘one loss from the sack’ at Man Utd

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Speculation has intensified over Mourinho's future as United lost their second game of the season against Tottenham at Old Trafford on Monday night. "It would be nice to see that for a run of games and get clean sheets". The United manager told friends this summer that he wanted to get rid of Martial because he was... Read More »

The Packers are paying Aaron Rodgers $80M - in the next 6 months

Even at age 34, Rodgers is one of the premier players in the league, and Green Bay's struggles without him last season reinforced its need to retain him for the long haul. Ryan now owns the highest average salary at $30 million, followed by Kirk Cousins ($28 million), Jimmy Garoppolo ($27.5 million), Matthew Stafford ($27 million), Derek Carr and Drew Brees (both at $25 million). Read More »

Alize Cornet penalized for taking off shirt at U.S. Open

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Cornet took advantage of the 10-minute break afforded to players at this year's tournament in NY due to high temperatures by swapping shirts in the changing room during her loss to Johanna Larsson on Tuesday. Cornet changed her shirt between the second and third sets. Cornet would go on to lose the match. Changed at back of court. Scottish tennis coach Judy Murray, who is the mother of professional tennis player Andy Murray , posted a GIF of the incident alongside a tweet that seemed to ... Read More »

MYSTERY? Agent confirms Yaya in London for medical

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There is no indication as to whether the midfielder was conducting a medical with a London-based club, or used the capital as a convenient location to carry out the tests for a foreign side. "Can Yaya go there?" It gave rise to speculation over his future, with some suggestions that Arsenal about to take a gamble on signing the 35-year-old free agent. Read More »

Trump gives media red card after meeting Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Infantino

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It's working very well either way". On Tuesday, two months after North America won the rights to host the next worldwide soccer tournament in 2026, he received something even better - a stack of red cards. During the meeting with Infantino and Cordeiro, Trump noted that his 12-year-old son Barron "loves soccer", adding that "soccer has to be one of the fastest-growing sports in the world". Read More »

Tom Brady hangs up during radio interview

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Minihane: OK. When I ran into (Guerrero) at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis ... he had said in his opinion that all this stuff had been overblown; that he and Belichick actually had a pretty good relationship even then. Brady: "I mean, everybody knows it's well-documented, you know, the work he and I do together". Would you say that is true? Minihane: "No, I know". Read More »

What are the reasons for Manchester United's crisis under Mourinho?

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Nevertheless, Mourinho was upbeat about his side's performance afterwards and, according to The Times , Woodward shared that view when he visited the dressing room. United had beaten Spurs 1-0, 1-0, 1-0 and 3-0 in their last four league meetings at Old Trafford . "The gaffer said he's not just going to bring in players for the sake of it". Read More »

Nadal has no fears about US Open preparation

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In recent years the ATP, who governs men's tennis, has promoted the rising stars of the game through their "Next Generation" campaign. "This is why I took him", added Zverev, who said he also considered hiring German great Boris Becker. 'Sure, you sometimes wonder, like, is it easier to play guys with not such a résumé like a Novak so early in the tournament? "I'm trying to play my best tennis here in NY, which I've never really done before". Read More »

Pogba stunned by United collapse in loss to Tottenham

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But Tottenham still managed to inflict the heaviest home defeat of Mourinho's career and condemn United to a second defeat in their first three league games for the first time since 1992. 'One goal, two. we kept pushing, we had chances, and we conceded the third '. " The fans kept pushing us, they were really behind us ". Manchester United star Paul Pogba has disclosed that the Red Devils squad members are still in surprise mood after their 3-0 bashing from Tottenham on Monday ... Read More »

Why is Serena Williams banned from wearing black catsuit at French Open?

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My whole team is basically French, so, yeah, we have a wonderful relationship. 'Is it me or is the TV camera angle on new Louis Armstrong way too high?' past US Open champion Andy Roddick tweeted. "There was a lot going on, like I said, between the airplanes and the subway behind the court, the concessions being in the lower bowl, and people walking in (during) the games at, like, 2-all, 3-all", she said. Read More »

Manu Ginobili retires: Goodbye to one of the great basketball legends

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Ginobili's worldwide career for Argentina is legendary as well. Manu Ginobili is calling time on his legendary career. Ginobili's retirement signals the final end of an era at San Antonio where he was a key pillar of championship-winning teams alongside Tim Duncan (retired) and Tony Parker , who left the team last month. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino responds to Jose Mourinho outburst

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho still has the club's backing despite Monday's 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham . Moura, who has started his second season like a house on fire, bagged his second, and Spurs' third, five minutes from time when he raced through and slotted past David De Gea . Read More »

Salah strike sinks Brighton and sends Liverpool top

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Mohamed Salah's first-half effort proved the difference at Anfield as the Seagulls returned home with heads bowed low despite a fine showing. "There were two in midfield there whereas here at Liverpool there's usually three". "We're frustrated with the goal we gave away, but you have to learn from your mistakes - people have said today was a lot better than how we did here back in May last season", he continued. Read More »

Trump Praises Golfer Tiger Woods

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He made eagle, closed with three straight birdies and had a 6-under 65. Woods, playing for the first time since his runner-up finish at the PGA Championship, had two birdies and two bogeys in his 71 and was five shots behind and in a tie for 60th. Read More »

Eric Decker announces retirement after 8 National Football League seasons

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A third-round draft pick of Denver in 2010, Decker will apparently finish his career with 439 catches for 5,816 yards and 53 TDs in an eight-year career split between the Broncos , Jets and Titans . "I was very fortunate and blessed to have had the opportunity to have those dreams fulfilled and to have played with such extremely talented and hard-working teammates, coaches and staff", Decker, 31, wrote Sunday on Instagram . Read More »

Mourinho Plots Defensive Shock As Manchester United Await Spurs

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Jose Mourinho 's side would have been encouraged by their first-half performance but were hit by a double sucker-punch early in the second period as Spurs struck twice in two minutes after the restart. It is built to be efficient rather than entertaining because the result is seen as more important than the process. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his team made a statement with their 3-0 win over Manchester United on Monday. Read More »

Beckham Jr. agrees to 5-year deal with Giants

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Beckham had said early in training camp that he was taking a risk practicing without a new contract. Beckham becomes the highest paid receiver . Antonio Brown's $17 million per year average and Mike Evans' $55 million in total guaranteed money were the top benchmarks at the receiver position. Read More »

Simona Halep suffers upset at US Open to Kaia Kanepi

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But it did not appear that way against Kanepi, one of the biggest hitters in the game, who blasted her way with some bruising groundstrokes to a famous victory. Open. Number one seeded Simona Halep of Romania chases down a return to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during their 2018 US Open women's match August 27, 2018 in NY. Read More »

Girona pay penalty as Real come from behind

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Seeking their second win of the new La Liga season the European champions fell behind before a brace from Karim Benzema and further goals from Sergio Ramos and Welsh star Gareth Bale saw Madrid eventually cruise to three precious points. Read More »