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Marcus Rashford 'to fight for Manchester United place'

Rashford has featured at times on the flanks but with the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard also in the reckoning, starts have been few and far between. Rashford has managed double digits in goals the past two seasons, while Ronaldo first achieved that feat in 2005-06, as he turned 21. "It gets to the stage where you want to play every week". Read More »

Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm surge past Washington Mystics for WNBA title


Both Seattle teams were coached by Lenny Wilkens, a regular at Storm games. I didn't know if I'd be playing at this point. Also not taking this trip to the Finals for granted are the Mystics. "That's what really separated us again". We can build on this. The coach's first priority was speaking with the team's young players, who will leave within a week to prepare for their seasons in overseas professional leagues. Read More »

Tearful Erik Karlsson 'never wanted to leave' Senators


Forward Francis Perron is headed to the Sharks along with Karlsson. Patience paid off on the eve of the start of training camp. Karlsson, who said he'll return to Ottawa in the off-season, thanked the organization along with the late Bryan Murray and former captain Daniel Alfredsson. Read More »

Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris


Lloris missed Tottenham's last game against Watford after sustaining a thigh injury, with Michel Vorm drafted in to deputise in his absence during the 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road. "He is a man and he is very conscious about what happened, and of course you can not remove it, but he has the capacity to move on, learn and be focused on playing football", said Pochettino. Read More »

‘Premier League is tough,’ admits Liverpool’s Naby Keita


Now regarded as one of the best pundits in England, during his playing career Neville was known for his rabid love for Manchester United and his run-ins against Liverpool . "As a United fan, that's a worry because it is still that mentality of "anyone but them". That's not "Gary Neville he's a Red, he hates Scousers". "But as starts go, you can't ask for anything more and I do think we can get better". Read More »

Injured Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira unlikely to play vs Newcastle United


However, it is highly unlikely Fenerbahce will be able to offer Ozil anything in the region of the £350,000-per-week he earns at Arsenal , making talks of this transfer very doubtful. "He is working for the team to help us with his quality". "Saturday is another step we can do, it will be hard but I want to continue [to show] our personality on the pitch and impose this personality on the opposition and to find the win". Read More »

Rain Keeps NASCAR Cars Off Track In Indianapolis


The race originally was scheduled for Sunday afternoon, but was moved to Monday due to heavy rains. Be sure to bookmark us here at FanSided.com for full coverage before, during and after the race at the Brickyard , as well as analysis of the NASCAR Playoffs field once it's finalized. Read More »

MTHS alum, athlete serves on Seattle Storm coaching staff


The chance to come back in 2018 with a championship-caliber team was something Hughes couldn't pass up. It was Stewart and Howard who went off tonight. I didn't know if I'd be playing at this point. "She has yet to let any of us down". She was the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four in all four of her college years. Read More »

U.S. Open chair umpire Carlos Ramos says he is 'fine'

But lately - as shown by a recent spate of worldwide sporting squabbles, from Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad to the Serena Williams saga - this ideal of apolitical sport has slowly revealed itself to be a luxury of a select few, a privilege only afforded to those who have benefited from the rules set by society - and sport's - increasingly outdated institutions. Read More »

Overmars: Barcelona can try but De Jong not leaving in January


Barca had an offer for De Jong turned down over the summer, with Ajax chief Marc Overmars stating this week the Catalans' proposal fell well short of their valuation. De Jong, who made his senior worldwide debut for Holland earlier this month, played the full 90 minutes as they lost to France in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday evening. Read More »

Alabama pastor cuts up Nikes during sermon in Kaepernick protest


His version shows the president's face. I guess you can say it's a god thing the UFC is sponsored by Reebok and not Nike , because Colvy Covington would have a bunch of explaining to do to the powers to be for his recent comments. Nike shares dropped the day after they announced the campaign but have recovered over the last week. The shirts, not affiliated with Nike , retailed at $174.99 for adults and $99.99 for kids, sold out quickly. Read More »

Liverpool need Bayern's mentality to win titles - Shaqiri


Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is looking forward to an upcoming run of games which sees them play seven times in 23 days, beginning away to Tottenham Hotspur . "We are disappointed because we are going to miss him for this game and maybe against Inter in the Champions League". In addition, English midfield supremo Dele Alli will also be absent for Tottenham after withdrawing from the England squad with a hamstring string, following England's defeat to Spain. Read More »

U.S. Ryder Cup Team Adds Tony Finau


Furyk announced last week that Tiger Woods , Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau would be joining his team, and Finau completes the roster. Furyk did not pull any surprises when he chose Finau to round out his 12-man team for the September 28-30 event against Europe in Paris. Read More »

Boateng reveals reason for turning down Mourinho and Man Utd


One of these big clubs was Manchester United . The German defender has proven himself as a world-class player in the past few years and Mourinho was believed to be keen on bringing him to Old Trafford. It was no escape, but rather the thrill of a new challenge. "Everything has to fall in place to top this club, if I do it. Niko Kovac gave me the feeling that I am very important for him and the club". Read More »

Hurricane Florence: Residents told to 'heed the warnings'

Hurricane hunter aircraft also fly through the storm, taking data on wind speed to figure out exactly how intense Florence is at any given moment. " Storm surge watches are in effect in these areas - hurricane watches are in effect for coastal South Carolina , North Carolina". Read More »

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris pleads guilty to drink driving


The court was told the 31-year-old provided a sample containing 80 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, more than twice the legal limit in England and Wales. The legal limit is 35. Defending, David Sonn said Lloris had been dining in a restaurant where he was showered with drinks. He has also won more than 100 global caps and lifted the World Cup eight weeks ago after France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow. Read More »

What Serena Williams whispered to Naomi Osaka on podium


The 23-time Grand Slam singles victor, one away from tying Margaret Court's record for women or men, claimed that Ramos would not have treated a male player in such a harsh manner. Portuguese newspaper Tribuna Expresso reported that Ramos had avoided walking the streets of NY on Sunday to avoid any "complicated situations". "Don't you worry about me!" The Women's Tennis Association ( WTA ) and United States Tennis Association (USTA) backed Williams' claims after her straight sets defeat ... Read More »

Worldwide friendly match report England v Switzerland 11 September 2018


The 20-year-old's two goals will put pressure on the injured Raheem Sterling, who was preferred by Southgate in the World Cup starting line-up but is without an worldwide goal in 26 matches. "They understand it is hard to pick players if we are seven, eight weeks into the season and they are not playing". The 20-year-old is set to score this season for the club and was sent off last time out against Burnley. Read More »

Billie Jean King: Serena was 'out of line,' but umpire 'blew it'


Ramos handed Williams with three code violations - the first for on-court coaching, the second for racket abuse and finally the game penalty for verbal abuse, after Williams call him "a liar" and "a thief". Williams' behaviour in the final has divided the fraternity. 'I was sad for Serena because she's a great champion. A report by The Times of London cited an anonymous official who claimed that umpires felt they were frequently "not supported" by the USTA and that Ramos was ... Read More »

Patriots Reportedly Signing Receivers Corey Coleman, Bennie Fowler


Then, Coleman didn't make final cuts with the Buffalo Bills , making him a free agent. During training camp, Coleman was traded from Cleveland to Buffalo for a 2020 seventh-round pick. He becomes the third former first-round receiver to find himself in New England, joining Phillip Dorsett (2015) and Cordarrelle Patterson (2014). Read More »

Novak Djokovic claims US Open win was fuelled by Provence mountain hike


Djokovic a two-time US Open champ and 13-time Grand Slam victor, was just that much better than Nishikori in a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win to reach his record-tying eighth final in NY. Novak Djokovic admits his rivalries with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have made him the player he is today. "Pete Sampras is one of the biggest legends ever to play the game", Djokovic said Sunday. Read More »

Tiger Woods’ Rally at BMW Championship Falls Short


He says he's speechless and it took a lot of hard work and he doesn't know what to say because he's so happy. Bradley, the 2011 PGA Championship victor, captured his fourth PGA Tour title and won for the first time since the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2012. Read More »

Sean McVay's locker room speech, Marcus Peters earns game ball


Rams coach Sean McVay agreed that the Raiders' offense caused some confusion, in part because there was no game tape to study of new coach Jon Gruden's scheme. Monday night will be best remembered for two different stories as the Raiders were the better team in the first half, dominating time of possession and a slim scoreboard lead, while LA found a productive groove in the second half putting up 23 points. Read More »

European Leagues fume at UEFA's proposed third competition


Since the Intertoto Cup was cancelled in 2008, UEFA has only run the Champions League and Europa League . UEFA previously had the Intertoto Cup as a third European cub competition but it was abolished in 2008. "One of the important things is to limit the qualifying rounds", he said. "The current model needs modernising", added Agnelli, who is also president of Juventus . Read More »

Colin Kaepernick Unveils "I'm With Kap" Football Jerseys


The 30-year-old Amnesty International award recipient was featured in an ad for Nike that said , "Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything". Hiring Kaepernick, "a person known for wearing pigs on his socks, mocking law enforcement, kneeling against our flag, and mocking our troops, is reprehensible to my family and to the Truett McConnell family", TMU President Emil Caner said in a statement last week. Read More »

Neymar Scores on a Penalty Kick as Brazil Dominates the U.S.


But, it was Yedlin who stole the headlines for a first-half conversation with Mexican referee Fernando Guerrero. Neymar and Brazilian teammates showed young American players how large a gap they must overcome. Brazil maintained its strong tradition with an easy win on Friday, thanks to the goals by forwards Roberto Firmino at the 11th minute and Neymar converting a penalty at the 43rd. Read More »

Spain thrashes Croatia 6-0 in UEFA Nations League


Real Madrid star Marco Asensio bagged a goal and three assists as Spain humiliated World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0 in a UEFA Nations League clash on Tuesday evening. We had very good concentration. Croatia is the 2018 World Cup runner-up, winning its group that included Argentina before beating Denmark, Russia and England on the way to the final. Read More »

Dani Carvajal's Brilliant Gesture To Luke Shaw


The Manchester United left-back had started the season so well, seemingly putting his past injury and fitness issues behind him. Shaw picked up the injury on his return to the England side, after a gruesome collision with Spain and Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal during the second half on Saturday night. Read More »

Rangers land veteran defenseman in trade with Bruins

He has 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in 68 playoff games. McQuaid has played his entire seven-year career with the Bruins, despite originally being drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round in 2005. Today was a tough morning. He played in just 38 games previous year and put up four points. Kampfer, who turns 30 on September 24, had one assist in 22 games for the Rangers last season. Read More »

Marcus Rashford will be a top player, says England boss Gareth Southgate


England bounced back from three consecutive defeats for the first time in 30 years as a much-changed side edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win in Leicester thanks to Marcus Rashford's victor. "We turned it over too easily in that first period but we kept the ball better in the second half". England captain Harry Kane will be rested for Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland at Leicester City's King Power Stadium with manager Gareth Southgate keen to protect his ... Read More »

Novak Djokovic Wins the U.S. Open


With the win , Djokovic has now tied Pete Sampras for third on the all-time Grand Slams list. "But for me, I felt like I really had to focus during this match because she's such a great champion, and I know that she can come back from any point". Read More »

Clubs told that a third UEFA competition set to be introduced

Agnelli sits on the UEFA executive committee and is also the chairman of Italian club Juventus . The plan for three competitions would create 16 new places and take 16 teams from the current 48-team Europa League group stage. "They are just discussions, is it better to have 64 in the Europa League or 32 and 32?" It is more likely that it will be a Champions League-lite, with entry limited to teams from Europe's weaker national leagues. Read More »