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Steve Yzerman reportedly stepping down as Tampa Bay Lightning GM


The team has reached the conference final three times and the Stanley Cup final once during his tenure. Yzerman, 53, has been the GM of Tampa Bay since 2010. Some are wondering whether Yzerman has his eyes on a job with the Detroit Red Wings , the team he spent his entire Hall of Fame playing career with from 1983-2006. Read More »

Jose Mourinho big admirer of Wolves star Ruben Neves


According to Italian publication Calciomercato , United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Argentina worldwide Paulo Dybala . United, who are six points off the top three, visit unbeaten Watford when the domestic season resumes next weekend. Read More »

Spieth frustrated after missing out on Tour Championship


As for Bradley, this was his first PGA victory in six years and he looked elated to finally get over the line once more. By qualifying for the Tour Championship for a third straight season, Woodland guarantees himself entry into many of golf's biggest championships during the 2018-19 season. Read More »

Alli out of England squad to face Switzerland

That, however, is the current position for Southgate and, as such, England's attacking midfielders will be Loftus-Cheek, with 33 minutes in two substitute appearances for Chelsea , and Delph, yet to feature at all for Manchester City. "It's because the players we want to be creative are the ones who have too many touches on the ball and who dribble". "So I thought this is a good opportunity to do it". Read More »

Blues Great Believes Sarri Will Make History at Chelsea


Sarri, who has impressed at the West London club since joining from Napoli, has won all four of his Premier League matches. Chelsea are now occupying second position on the Premier League standings with 12 points after four games played this term. Read More »

Djokovic claims 14th major title with US Open victory over Del Potro


The match is being played with the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium because of rain. He will climb above Del Potro to third in the rankings and could yet overtake number one Nadal by the end of the season. The quest to win a second major will have to wait until next year, but del Potro, who turns 30 this month, feels good about his chances with the way his wrist held up over the last two weeks. Read More »

Detroit Lions vs. New York Jets


Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes in his National Football League debut, and the New York Jets scored 31 unanswered points in the third quarter to ruin Matt Patricia's head-coaching debut and thump the host Detroit Lions 48-17 on Monday night. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings defeat 49ers 24-16 in season opener


He became the first member of the 49ers to register 10 or more tackles, one or more forced fumbles and a pass defended in a single game since NaVorro Bowman against the Arizona Cardinals on 12/29/13 (10 tackles, 1 FF & 1 PD). Vikings: CB Trae Waynes hurt his right knee while ripping a deep pass away from Pettis in the end zone in the second quarter and didn't return. So Garoppolo's performance certainly wasn't all bad. Read More »

Manchester United want Jose Mourinho to continue his job

Indeed, it has been reported that Zidane has already drawn up a list of transfer targets, should he replace Mourinho at the helm. " I am sure that I will coach again before long ", he told TVE as he watched son Elyaz play for Madrid's Infantil A team, coached by Xavi Alonso. Read More »

Wales 4 Republic of Ireland 1: Bale stars in Giggs' competitive bow


Robinson headed a Seamus Coleman centre over the crossbar as Ireland sought a second-half response, but Wales were rampant and added their fourth in the 55th minute. "As a team the atmosphere is really good". Just 12 minutes later Real Madrid forward Bale controlled a long pass from Tottenham fullback Ben Davies on his chest before cutting inside and curling a left-foot shot past Randolph from the edge of the box for his 30th global goal. Read More »

Steelers move forward after "very surreal" tie with Browns


And on Pittsburgh's first possession of the second quarter, Garrett made good on his goal when he brought down Roethlisberger behind the line of scrimmage for a four-yard loss. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, one of his stated goals was sacking Roethlisberger. Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey believed before the game that the Steelers would be disadvantaged without Bell, but that proved not to be the case. Read More »

Molson: Pacioretty asked for trade, Habs 'focus on telling the truth'


Molson said the trade for Tomas Tatar, prospect Nick Suzuki and a second-round pick in 2019 came together relatively quickly over the past week or so. From 2011-12 on through last season, he was the Canadiens leader in goals, assists, points, power play goals and scored an incredible 43 game-winning tallies. Read More »

Jamie Murray defends US Open mixed doubles title with Bethanie Mattek-Sands


Nothing is written in stone but don't be surprised if we see Murray and Mattek-Sands partnering up again come January and the Australian Open . Murray also became the champion in the mixed doubles in 2007 at Wimbledon ( Jelena Jankovic from Serbia), as well as last season at Wimbledon and the US Open (with Swiss Martina Hingis). Read More »

Man City trio make FIFPro shortlist


Kevin De Bruyne , David Silva and Kyle Walker have all been nominated by fellow professionals around the world and are among 55 players competing for a spot in the coveted World11. All three now share the record among defenders . Both he and Gianluigi Buffon have been on each list of 55 since its inception in 2004/05. Luka Modric, who won UEFA Player of the Year, is the stand-out among their nominations after taking Croatia to the World Cup final. Read More »

Jon Gruden: 'Obviously, Khalil Mack didn't want to play here'


They reached the playoffs for eight straight seasons before going 7-9 last season, when Rodgers missed nine games because of a broken collarbone. He finished 20 of 30 for 286 yards, including 17 of 23 for 273 yards in the second half. "No, I'm planning on playing", Rodgers said. Back-up quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick produced a wonderful display for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they stunned the well-fancied Saints in a wild 48-40 victory in New Orleans - with the journeyman throwing four ... Read More »

Casey withdraws after 3rd round of BMW Championship


As for Bradley, this was his first PGA victory in six years and he looked elated to finally get over the line once more. But Rose lipped out on 18 for par, to fall even with Bradley. Tiger Woods , meanwhile was five shots behind after a 66 in the third round that didn't allow him to make up any ground on the lead. Such was the scoring at Aronimink that Woods had a 72-hole score of 263 for the sixth time of his career. Read More »

Phoenix Suns' guard Devin Booker likely out until training camp


According to Gambadoro, Booker's recovery will likely to keep him out for the start of training camp which will begin on September 25 at Northern Arizona University. He averaged a career-high 24.9 points and shot 38.3 percent from 3-point range in 54 games last season. Booker signed a five-year, $158 extension earlier this summer. Read More »

Referee 'bottled' call to rule out Welbeck goal, says Kane


England's Nations League campaign opened with defeat as they were beaten by Spain in their first match since reaching the World Cup semi-finals. Makkelie initially appeared to have awarded the goal, but after a discussion with his assistant behind the goal, he ruled it out. Read More »

Panthers open season with 16-8 win over Cowboys


Dez clearly has no interest in doing so as he made that point abundantly while also dropping two potential destinations. "(I'd) rather go somewhere I can showcase my skills for real", Bryant said. Upon multiple people in his mentions saying he was making a pitch/begging teams to sign him, Bryant attempted to dispel that notion. "I know the team well so it's hard not for me to speak. Read More »

Bengals Player Ejected For Dirty Hit On QB Andrew Luck


With the Colts dropping back for passes on 60 total snaps, Nelson performed relatively well in his matchup against a talented Cincinnati defensive line, earning a pass blocking grade of 70.3 from Pro Football Focus . But that's never been Luck's mode, at times to his detriment, and he was tackled in sort of a half-slide as he reached the first down marker. Andrew Luck started a promising drive for the Colts, which looked to be setting up a game-winning score. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell posts emoji after watching Steelers tie


Bell's first lost paycheck comes Sunday, when the Steelers open the regular season in Cleveland against the Browns . The second-year Steeler appeared in five games as a rookie last season and made one start in 2017, totaling five tackles and a pass defended. Read More »

US Open 2018: Djokovic to face Potro in final


As his opponent limped increasingly heavily between points, Del Potro ruthlessly fired in winners, his backhand proving nearly as potent as his famously magnificent forehand. He also took advantage on a lack of power in Nadal's serve, winning 61 percent of Nadal's second serves. "I hate to retire but to stay one more set out there playing like this will be too much for me", Nadal said. Read More »

Serena Williams: It's been a long journey back


Ahead of the decider, Ohanian thought it would be fitting to highlight Williams' journey via a video tribute, which covers experiencing complications during her birth a year ago, to being on the cusp of creating tennis history. She never gives up. "She's passionate and unrelenting and the most inspiring person I know", her husband posted on Instagram. Serena Williams celebrates her win at the U.S. Read More »

Pair of lightning delays halts Titans-Dolphins


Tennessee also lost standout left tackle Taylor Lewan (concussion) and tight end Delanie Walker (lower leg). Mariota initially tried to play it off but was eventually replaced by quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the 27-20 loss to the Dolphins . Read More »

Harry Kane rages at referee as Spain puncture England's feel-good factor


Saul's lively performance had the Spanish media asking why he did not play a single minute at the World Cup despite being part of the squad, while forward Rodrigo, scorer of the winning goal, also gave the team a more direct feel. "He is sat up in the dressing room talking and seems fairly comfortable", Southgate said. UEFA is yet to use video assistant referees in its competitions despite the new technology's successful deployment for the first time at the World Cup. Read More »

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ends holdout


Rapoport reported on NFL Network's "NFL GameDay" season preview show that Thomas is not expected to show up and play for Seattle. ESPN's Josina Anderson confirmed the news, tweeting that the Seahawks' veteran told her he plans to report to the team's facility Wednesday. Read More »

WTA chief backs up Williams' claims of sexism during US Open final


That left the 23-time grand slam singles champion one game from defeat and in tears, with Naomi Osaka clinching her first slam title shortly afterwards. "Yesterday's match showcased one of tennis's new stars as well as one of the greatest players of the game". "You're attacking my character", she said. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick's "Just Do It" Campaign Boosts Nike Sales


Another said: "I wonder what Colen Kaepernick has sacrificed for his country and people?" This week, Donald Trump Jr , President Trump's son, chose to make an ad of his own and posted a doctored version of the ad on Instagram , with Kaepernick replaced by the President. Read More »

US Open 2018: Djokovic marches past Millman into semi-final


When Djokovic broke for the second time, the audience reacted with a polite, appreciative smattering of an applause. But he did move on, and now will face Kei Nishikori in the semifinals. She would peak at No. 4 - the highest ever for an Italian woman - in 2011. The Brisbane right-hander's 6-3, 6-4 6-4 loss to the indomitable Novak Djokovic was delivered without much indication, at least until midway through the third set, that the underdog had been unable to play with the intensity of ... Read More »

Paul Pogba opens door to Barcelona transfer in new interview

I joke about Manchester City but they are playing great football", he added. "It's just that I think Guardiola should be at United". The 25-year-old has endured a topsy-turvy two years with United and his performances since winning the World Cup with France have left plenty to be desired, despite the fact he has scored two goals for United in the league this season. Read More »

Miami Dolphins players kick off anthem protests during regular season


Now, the man who launched the wave of player protests in 2016 is weighing in. There did not appear to be any other player protests during the playing of the national anthem before other games Sunday. After the ad was unveiled, people posted videos of themselves burning their Nike sneakers and sportswear to protest the company's decision to use Kaepernick. Read More »

Packers' Aaron Rodgers 'ready to roll' against Bears, Khalil Mack

Yeah, I have to be prepared to get ready to block him. The Bears certainly hope this is the least of Mack's accomplishments as a Bear, but it certainly shows how much excitement there is around his arrival. Hicks comes off a season with a career-high 8.5 sacks, and he now looks forward to potentially not taking on double-team blocking with offenses having to account for a two-time All-Pro sack machine rushing on the other side. Read More »

Meek Mill to join Eagles owner in suite for season opener


But Pederson turned to his trick plays and called Foles' number in the third quarter to invigorate the offense and the crowd. Against New England, tight end Trey Burton took a flip from Clement on a reverse and threw a 1-yard TD pass to Foles to give the Eagles a 10-point halftime lead. Read More »