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Bryce Harper rejected contract offer from Nationals

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Looks like they want to get the bad taste of Dexter Fowler's deal out of their mouth and throw some more money to big-name free agents! According to multiple people familiar with the negotiations, the Nationals discussed terms for a new deal with Harper and his agent, Scott Boras, throughout September. Read More »

Milan Pavkov scores twice as Red Star Belgrade stun Liverpool

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has Alisson in goal, while in defence he opts for a centre-back pairing of Joel Matip and Virgil van Dijk. Andy Robertson described Liverpool's overall form as effective but lacking its usual spark, an analysis supported by the team's best start to a Premier League season yet also a run of three wins in nine matches in all competitions. Read More »

Dez Bryant Caught Ripping Saints Fan in Old Tweet

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In six game appearances, Meredith has just nine catches for 114 yards and zero touchdowns. He signed his last Cowboys contract right after that, but has not approached that level of production since - a central reason Dallas released him in April. Read More »

Jose Mourinho suspected City 'years ago' amid FFP allegations

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And while the club have given only a short response to the allegations to date, on Tuesday boss Pep Guardiola insisted City's success is not exclusively down to the money they have spent. In addition, Jose Mourinho has stated that he suspected Manchester City of these kinds of wrongdoings from several years. " I have thoughts from a few years ago but I keep the thoughts to myself , "he said at his pre-match press conference ahead of United's clash with Juventus on Wednesday". Read More »

Benzema: Sometimes people don't understand what I do on the pitch

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Real Madrid have defeated Viktoria Plzen 5-0 at the Doosan Arena to make it three wins from three under Santiago Solari and all but guarantee a place in the last 16 of the Champions League . "I don't see a coach coming for one or two months, so for me Solari has to stay until the end of the season at least". More shoddy defending from Plzen enabled Casemiro to glance Kroos' corner home, before Benzema took his tally for Madrid to 201 by nodding Bale's cushioned header past Hruska. Read More »

Djokovic back at No. 1 after 2-year absence

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Novak Djokovic is back at No. 1 in the ATP rankings after a two-year absence - and the first man in almost two decades to rise to the top spot after being outside the top 20 in the same season. Back-to-back Australian Opens followed in 2012 and 2013, although three heart-breaking final defeats kept the French Open frustratingly out of reach until 2016, when his breakthrough win at Roland Garros allowed him to complete his career Slam. Read More »

BATE Borisov v Chelsea: Eden Hazard in squad for Europa League tie

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If this happens, Sarri's troops can very realistically launch a credible challenge for the Premier League as well as the other major trophies on offer. Not for 90 minutes, but to play after two weeks without playing. Carragher added: "On the back of the Spain game against England, hopefully we will see a bit more of that because he does need to up his stats in terms of goals and assists for the national team". Read More »

Godolphin runner Cross Counter wins 2018 Melbourne Cup

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It's the first time an England-trained horse has won the Cup, with Charlie Appleby winning after several attempts. Limb injuries are the most common cause of death for racehorses on the track. "It is with sadness that we confirm that The Cliffsofmoher had to be humanely euthanised after sustaining a fractured right shoulder", racetrack executive general manager Jamie Stier said. Read More »

Looking through the 2018 Gold Glove winners

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For the first time since the 2015 season, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is a Rawlings Gold Glove victor! Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons and Royals left fielder Alex Gordon also won in the AL. Jason Heyward and Javier Baez were also finalists at their respective positions. But if the Gold Glove was his final achievement as an Astro, then it is not a bad way to go out. Read More »

Chargers release Caleb Sturgis, sign Michael Badgley

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The Chargers boast three pass catchers between 6'2 and 6'4 who can all high point passes and blow the top off of a defense, Mike Williams and Tyrell Williams alone averaging over eighteen yards per catch. But Michael Dickson was great (of course ) and that is pretty much it. Where Gordon has been on the injury radar for two weeks, Chris Carson was added to the injury report just three days before the game with a hip injury limiting him in practice on Thursday and Friday. Read More »

Red Star Vs. Liverpool Live Stream

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Kosovan-born Shaqiri caused outrage in Serbia with a pro-Kosovo "double eagle" gesture that represents the Albanian flag during Switzerland's World Cup win over Serbia in Russian Federation. "We need to cool the situation down". Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have decided against Shaqiri traveling with the squad due to the reception he may get in Serbia's capital city due to his Kosvan-Albanian heritage. Read More »

Barcelona will not risk Messi against Inter, assures Valverde

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He added: "The other day [vs Rayo] we started the game very well, but then it was hard for us to play as we did in the previous matches". Barca needed goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez in the final three minutes to claim a nervy win over Rayo last Saturday. Read More »

LeBron James warns Lakers to ignore 'outside noise' after latest defeat

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Only time will tell if those changes will help the Lakers win more games in the rugged Western Conference. "The best thing is he's doing it with some real good composure". Nurse doesn't know whether Leonard will play Monday at Utah. Toronto's caution is understandable, given Leonard missed all but nine games with the San Antonio Spurs last season due to tendinopathy in his right quad. Read More »

This Remarkable Record Of Liverpool Icon James Milner Will Take Some Beating

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Milly is a proper leader". Having arrived from Sampdoria this season, the Uruguayan midfielder has adjusted quickly and is a partner to the 26-year-old. Iwobi, who has been in top form of recent for club and country, added another virtuoso performance to help Arsenal eke out a 1-1 draw at home against The Reds on Saturday, from which footballlive.ng can reveal that Ameobi described the Super Eagles" star's assist as a "good pass' that helped Alexandre Lacazette score. Read More »

Contentious Farrell tackle helps England grind out win over Boks

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World Rugby has instructed officials to punish such offences severely in a bid to reduce the number of head injuries, but a lack of consistency is undermining the process. "I didn't feel lucky, my intent was to wrap my arm". England, despite being a man down, were level when Farrell kicked a 45-metre penalty . The Red Rose raised their game in the second half to gain revenge for a 2-1 series defeat in June, Elliot Daly scoring a magnificent long-range penalty and Farrell splitting the ... Read More »

Mourinho baffled by Man United's slow starts

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Marcus Rashford's stoppage-time victor at Bournemouth on Saturday earned a third Premier League victory in four matches and provides a lift before this week's match at Juventus and the Manchester derby on Sunday. Ronaldo has made 11 appearances for Juventus so far and scored seven times . 'We are showing that attitude of never giving in and you can see that coming out. Read More »

Kershaw stays with Dodgers for $93M, 3-year deal

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He went 9-5 with a 2.73 ERA over 161 1/3 innings in 26 starts. "I'm looking forward to proving a lot of people wrong with that". If this "diminished" Kershaw is what the Dodgers can realistically expect for the foreseeable future , then they'd still be signing up for a top-tier arm to lead their rotation. Read More »

Emery urges Arsenal to 'write a new history' ahead of Liverpool clash

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The top of the table . Alex Iwobi then set up the equalizer with a clever pass to Lacazette, who curled in a precise shot to preserve Arsenal's 14-match unbeaten streak in all competitions. Sokratis Papastathopoulos , who is nursing an ankle problem, is also a doubt ahead of Saturday's game. United chiefs have been interested in Ramsey for some time but their desire to sign him has increased amid his recent contract disputes with Arsenal . Read More »

Everton vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - Football Match Report

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The hosts' opener actually came from a Brighton corner with Sigurdsson counter-attacking, exchanging passes with Bernard , before sliding the ball through for Richarlison to lash home. One option for Silva is to play three at the back, which may well suit his full-backs more than the current formation they have been employing. "Unfortunately this season I've not been up to my own high standards and I'm the first to admit that". Read More »

Gronk (back/ankle) expected to play vs. Bills

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The New England Patriots are in Buffalo as they will be on Monday Night Football against the Bills. Bill Belichick noted in his Wednesday press conference that the Bills often deploy Taron Johnson against inside receivers, so White vs. Read More »

Paris Masters: Karen Khachanov defeats Novak Djokovic in final

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Novak Djokovic ruined Roger Federer's ambitions of a 100th career title as he outlasted his great adversary 7-6 (6), 5-7, 7-6 (3) in an epic Paris Masters semi-final that stretched his remarkable unbeaten run to 22 matches. Sometimes I give him the training rhythm, sometimes it's him.' Asked on what Federer can improve, Luthi said: 'There are always technical innovations, even for Roger who has a fuori dal comune shots . Read More »

Rooney to make England swansong vs. USA

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Former Three Lions captain Rooney last played for England in November 2016 but will make his 120th and final appearance for his country against the United States . Having made his global debut in 2003 as England's youngest ever player, Rooney surpassed Bobby Charlton as his country's leading scorer in 2015. It is understood he will start the match on the bench before coming on as a substitute in the closing stages so supporters can show their appreciation for his years of service to the ... Read More »

New England Patriots Gameday: A Sunday night showdown for the ages

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers passes the ball Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, during the first half of an National Football League wild-card playoff game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. Adams has offered simple, but important advice to the rookies, just like how Nelson did to Adams four years ago. If you haven't seen it, watch it. Read More »

Man United making life hard for themselves - Herrera

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Jose Mourinho said Manchester United's continual slow starts are whitening his hair after Marcus Rashford scored a late victor at Bournemouth . This is a club that is talked about more than any other and we as players need to stick together and ride out the tough times and stay together in the good and try to keep them flowing as much as we can. Read More »

Liverpool star Joe Gomez opens up on Arsenal's Premier League title chances

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Jurgen Klopp reflected on an "intense" game in his post-match press conference, with little to separate the two sides, who had 12 and 13 shots on goal respectively. Under Emery, they're slowly starting to shake off the lethargy that set in towards the tail end of Wenger's tenure. Leno had good and bad moments in this game, but the German looks an upgrade on the aging and error-prone Petr Cech. Read More »

Hazard, Giroud ready to thrash Crystal palace ..

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However, while Sarri has stopped short of saying anything about the next line of action for Moses, the gaffer spoke at length about one of the winger's rivals, Ruben Loftus-Cheek. "So I wasn't at all surprised that he didn't go out on loan anywhere and we were fully aware of the situation". Fellow podcast guest Duncan Castles added: "I think it's a factor in the sense that Real Madrid have to calculate as you do when you are hiring any manager whether it's going to be successful". Read More »

Virat Kohli's absence huge psychological plus for West Indies: Sunil Gavaskar

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While he was named in the T20I squad , he was left out from the ODI team with Cricket West Indies citing an injury as the reason for his exclusion. The 31-year old has a world record score of 264 in ODIs here in 2014, a Test ton (177) and two IPL titles won on this ground. Where and how to watch the live TV coverage of India vs West Indies? He would look to carry his fine form from the ODI series, in which he finished behind Kohli, with 389 runs, at a staggering average of 129.66. Read More »

Novak Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the investigation needs to be completed swiftly and wants an extradition request for 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia to be put on trial in Istanbul. He faces Marin Cilic in the last eight today. Federer, who is also in Paris along with his two longtime rivals for the ongoing Rolex Masters, revealed that he turned down the offer, which is expected to pay $1 million each to both Nadal and Djokovic . Read More »

Not good enough! Allegri fires warning to unbeaten Juventus

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Juventus continued their unbeaten start to the Serie A season with a 3-1 victory over Cagliari on Saturday. While it was at times an unconvincing display, it acted as a solid warm-up for Wednesday's Champions League Group H clash with United - a match where anything but defeat will seal the Italian giants' progress to the last-16. Read More »

Magic Johnson reprimands Walton after Lakers' 3-5 start

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McMenamin and Wojnarowski noted that Johnson's tone was aggressive during the meeting as well. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton says he believes he has a "great relationship with management" and does not feel like he is "going anywhere". Read More »