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Derby County contact Leeds United over spying claims

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The man has since been confirmed as a member of Leeds United's "footballing staff". Derby travelled to Elland Road to face the Championship leaders on Friday night, where Bielsa told Sky Sports' cameras prior to kick-off that he was responsible for the incident . Read More »

Yannick Carrasco could return to European football with Milan and Arsenal interested

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Reports suggest that Arsenal are about to make a move for the former Atletico Madrid winger, Yannick Carrasco ( via Sport Witness ). It doesn't sound promising for Arsenal , who have very limited funds for the January window. While it's no secret that a deal for Denis Suarez could be on the table, a move for Carrasco could benefit the side. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has appeared inconsistent while Alex Iwobi can not be trusted as a regular starter, leaving the Gunners quite shallow in ... Read More »

Canada's Milos Raonic to face home-nation Nick Kyrgios at Australian Open

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Tomic failed to qualify for last year's Australian Open , before copping a barrage of criticism when he said was only concerned with making money . Two of the most controversial tennis players in the game today have, perhaps unsurprisingly, been involved in a freaky blink-and-you'll-miss-it contentious moment during an exhibition match at the Kooyong Classic. Read More »

Michy Batshuayi Everton Bound?

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We are expecting an exit in the next few hours or days'. "For the good of the player and the club, we are looking for a solution". The centre-forward scored the goal that clinched Chelsea the 2016/17 Premier League and deserves a lifeline. Read More »

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul suspended pending inquiry into comments on TV show

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However, Hardik Pandya's father Himanshu has broke silence on the comments made by the flamboyant cricketer. Their names are still present on the show's official description on Hotstar though. Talent pe hota hai. As the controversy built up in the following days, Pandya took to Twitter Wednesday to issue an apology: "After reflecting on my comments on Koffee with Karan , I would like to apologise to everyone concerned who [ sic ] I may have hurt in any way". Read More »

Steelers president on Antonio Brown: ‘We’ll look at all the options’

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Brown and the Steelers stirred up controversy in the final week of the regular season when it was reported that Brown had sat out Pittsburgh's must-win Week 17 matchup not because of injury but because he'd been benched. Antonio Brown may not have asked to be traded by the Steelers, but Pittsburgh is certainly entertaining the option. Rooney acknowledged that teammates' opinions about Brown possibly returning in 2019 will be factors in the decision-making process. Read More »

Arsenal Man To Become 2nd Highest-Paid Juventus Star Behind Cristiano

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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring their third goal during their Premier League match with Fulham at Emirates Stadium in London January 1, 2019. However, Juventus are the team in pole-position for the Welshman's signature. That partly explains why Ramsey's game time has been limited and is among the factors attracting him to Juventus , where manager Massimiliano Allegri tends to operate with a three-man midfield. Read More »

Patrick McCaw plans to sign with Raptors

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After passing on the Golden State Warriors' qualifying offer this summer, McCaw found it hard to find another offer. McCaw, 23, was an early-season holdout following two years with the Golden State Warriors . McCaw averaged 1.7 points and one rebound in three games with Cleveland this season before his release. Suspicions immediately arose around Cleveland's motivation behind signing a player from the team that beat them in three of four NBA Finals, then releasing him nearly ... Read More »

Ex-United boss Mourinho lands new job in Qatar for Asian Cup

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The fee reflects the slightly-less-than two years Mourinho had remaining on his contract, an improved deal which had been agreed a year ago. The 55-year-old had nine games in charge of Benfica in 2000 and also managed Uniao Leiria and Porto in his homeland before leaving for Chelsea in 2004. Read More »

Harrington named Europe's Ryder Cup capt

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Europe's new captain Padraig Harrington has vast Ryder Cup experience and is "highly respected by all", according to his predecessor Thomas Bjorn . "The players want continuity, it makes my job easier that I have their confidence, they've spoken to me publicly and privately". We've had some great captains and I've learnt from all of them. Read More »

NBA To Formally Review Cavaliers' Signing Of Patrick McCaw

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But this summer, he chose to move on from the team and declined their qualifying offer. The Warriors didn't match the offer, making McCaw a member of the Cavs. After sitting out several months of the season, McCaw finally received an offer sheet from the Cavaliers that the Warriors did not match. However, in general, it's unlikely that the league will be too thrilled with the Cavaliers signing McCaw to what was essentially a sham contract. Read More »

Phillies, White Sox Finalists for Manny Machado

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The baseball world is waiting with bated breath for the free agency decisions of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper . Levine speculates that the meeting with Harper could act as a sort of deadline for Machado to make his decision. While the Yankees did sign Troy Tulowitzki for the league minimum, this does not rule them out on Machado. Finally, all we can do as fans is await the decision, and hopefully Mr. Read More »

Cowboys Owner Jones Reportedly Buys $250M Yacht

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So imagine an entire 100-yard football field moving as fast as the Cowboys star running back, and that's what Jones has in his fancy 360-foot yacht. Reportedly built in the Netherlands and launched in 2017, the vessel was delivered by Dutch shipyard Oceanco after going through trials on the North Sea . Read More »

Aaron Ramsey and Juventus agree terms on free transfer

The breakdown in negotiations has attracted the interest of several big clubs such as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, among others. However, according to Sky in Italy , terms have now been agreed between the two parties and Juventus will finalise the transfer during the middle of next week. Read More »

Indiana Basketball: Hoosiers fall to MI 74-63

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MI head coach John Beilein discusses the Wolverines' 74-63 win over IN on Sunday afternoon. "We gotta be a little bit tougher", Miller said. That means that the Wolverines are winning their games by an average of points per game. "I don't think we've been as consistent as we need to be to get where we want to go", Morgan said. IN will have more depth when center De'Ron Davis and guard Rob Phinisee return from injuries. Read More »

Djokovic, Federer On Opposite Sides Of Australian Open Draw

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Should Djokovic, a six-time victor at Melbourne Park, beat an as-yet-unknown qualifier, he could face wild card Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the next match, with Denis Shapovalov a possible third-round opponent and Kei Nishikori potentially awaiting in the last eight. Read More »

Looks like Kyler Murray could be headed to the National Football League draft

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The Cardinals on Wednesday hired the former Texas Tech coach to take over, hoping he can sprinkle some of his offensive fairy dust on a team that finished dead last in the National Football League in points and yards gained. But realistically, it's unlikely Kingsbury would take Murray with the top pick, no matter how big of a freak he is. Which at quarterback, that's impossible to do. Read More »

Serena Legacy Not Tarnished By US Open Controversy, Insists Evert

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Open umpire, will not be harmed by the infamous feud that tarnished the NY final, American great Chris Evert said on Wednesday. "The fact that she dominated for so long and could break the record of Grand Slams I think that will overshadow everything at the end of the day", former world number one Evert, who will be part of ESPN's coverage of the Australian Open , told a conference call. Read More »

Adam Gase to Become New York Jets' Head Coach

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This is not a full-blown retread though (I say that mostly tongue in cheek) - Gase is replacing Todd Bowles, who spent four years with the Jets , the latter three which netted just 14 total wins. Miami faces the Jets twice a year, as both are in the AFC East . More than anything else, the Jets were looking for their next coach to be able to develop Sam Darnold into their franchise quarterback. Read More »

Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Praises God After Winning National Championship

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Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa threw a second interception and was 22 of 34 for 295 yards with two first-quarter TDs, along with minus-9 yards rushing. Did we mention they have identical records over that time span? The defending champions rolled into Levi's Stadium looking to secure their third title in four seasons, but Alabama ran into an absolute buzzsaw clad in orange and white as the No. Read More »

Bayern Confirm They Want To Sign Chelsea Attacker

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Marcos Alonso has queried why Callum Hudson-Odoi would want to go to Bayern Munich after seeing Chelsea receive an improved £35 million ($45m) bid for the teenage winger. 'You can see it from both sides. 'Everyone has known for a few years we have got a fantastic crop of players, but as I said the goal is for them to be playing for Chelsea. Read More »

Timberwolves fire coach Tom Thibodeau

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The Minnesota Timberwolves could have interest in Hoiberg in either a head coaching or general manager capacity. "We had just celebrated a good win, so we all went home thinking the day was over", Towns told reporters , as Thibodeau's release came after a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers . Read More »

‘Burton need a miracle to upset City in League Cup’

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The best way is do what we have to do. Some Premier League clubs have begun actively planning for that outcome by looking into buying smaller European clubs, setting up satellite academies in Europe or organising education programmes to develop young players until they could be legally transferred to the United Kingdom. Read More »

Vic Fangio to be hired as the Broncos’ new head coach

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On Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that Fangio has reached an agreement with the team to become their next head coach. In Kubiak's final year in Houston, I spoke with defensive players who found Kubiak's passing concepts all to easy to decipher and counter. With Kubiak taking over Denver's offense, the team is expected to move on from offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave. Read More »

Browns will reportedly name offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens their next head coach

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With it being down to Kitchens and Stefanski, you'd have to wonder if the other is under consideration for offensive coordinator - and if so, is that a better job than the Vikings for Stefanski? "They know how we played at the end of the season, especially offensively", said Mayfield following the Browns' Week 17 loss against the Ravens regarding the coaching search. Read More »

Federer Breaks Down in Tears as He Remembers Late Coach

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I think what I would like to say is that I've been incredibly fortunate to have the right people at the right time, the right coaches. Federer expressed his love for the Australian tennis calendar, as there is much that connects him to the country. Read More »

World Cup victor Pavard to join Bayern Munich from July 1

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Pavard, who was one of the shooting stars at the 2018 FIFA World after starting six of France's seven games and scoring the Goal of the Tournament , will join the club on a five-year deal. "He signed a five-year contract." He has qualities that fit into our game. He has featured 14 times for a struggling Stuttgart this season, with the club now 16th in the Bundesliga table. Read More »