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Barcelona sign Kevin-Prince Boateng from Sassuolo on loan deal

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The 31-year-old has been loaned to the Catalan giants for the remainder of the current season, and the club will have option to make the move permanent next term. One particular interview from 2017 revealed Boateng had regarded himself as a Real Madrid fan since he was a child, but he dismissed that ahead of joining Barca and is eager to score against Los Blancos in the next Clasico on March 2. Read More »

EFL asks Leeds to explain 'spygate' scandal

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Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has come out fighting against accusations of "cheating" and "unethical" behaviour in a controversial spying incident that has been a talking point in British football for the past week. His coaching style has also proved to be an inspiration for the likes of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, Pochettino and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola , who has described Bielsa as the best coach on the planet. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles Pay Nick Foles A $1 Million Bonus

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Even this season when all hope seemed lost at one point in December following a key loss to the Dallas Cowboys, it was Foles who stepped up in a big way by helping Philadelphia win their final three games to earn a trip to the playoffs before falling in the Divisional Round. Read More »

Australian Open: American teen Anisimova humbles Sabalenka

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Amanda is also the youngest American in the fourth round of Major overall since Serena Williams at Roland Garros in 1998 but she has Maria Sharapova on her mind at the moment, looking to become the first teenager Grand Slam champion since the Russian did that in NY in 2006 at the age of 19. Read More »

NFL Rams bound for London as well as Super Bowl in 2019

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The Carolina Panthers and Houston Texans will be making their first trips to play in England, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars , respectively. The NBA played two games at London's O2 Arena in 2011 and has had one there each January since 2013. This will be the Rams' fourth time hosting a game in London. Read More »

Huddersfield Town Brilliantly Use Martin To Announce New Manager

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Now, Martin Warhurst from Wakefield has appeared in a light-hearted video to unveil the little-known German who is actually the struggling team's new head coach - Jan Siewert. Before his appointment by the EPL side, Siewert was the coach of Borussia Dortmund's second team after joining them in July 2017. "Let me start by addressing the obvious". Read More »

Tre Jones (shoulder) expected back sooner rather than later for Duke

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Williamson said Saturday that he did not hear Pippen's take, but said that he didn't come to Duke to watch his teammates from the bench when asked about sitting out by Sports Hub Triad radio host Josh Graham. Barrett and Wisconsin's Ethan Happ are hanging around, too. The 65-63 victory that included Jerome intercepting an outlet pass and scoring in the closing stages ended Virginia's 18-game slide at Cameron Indoor.This season's Cavaliers, first in KenPom.com overall ratings, had ... Read More »

Shane Lowry wins Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

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Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen fired a 66 to finish fourth and Soren Kjeldsen was a shot further back in fifth. "I just tried to put him under as much pressure as I could". "I have two more events in Dubai and Saudi Arabia after that and this start is going to be a good confidence boost ahead of them". Lowry got off to the flawless start in Abu Dhabi , recording a birdie at the opening three holes before picking up shots at the seventh and eighth to make the turn at -5. Read More »

Solskjaer compares Rashford to Man United greats Rooney and Ronaldo

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Manchester United made it seven wins from seven in the first month of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's reign and the caretaker boss said he will remember his stint in charge "for the rest of my life". Towards the end Rashford drew a booking for a heavy tackle on Martín Montoya , having taken a painful challenge from the same player moments before. Read More »

Halep progresses in Australian Open after early scare

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Disaster loomed when the Romanian went down a break in the sixth game, but she rallied to get back on level terms in the next, then made a decisive second break. "Asked for the specifics on the injury, Halep said: "[It's] the leg a little bit, the muscle. "Tough one. But for sure I'm not going to run that much". Read More »

US Open champ reveals surprise inspiration for Melbourne run

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The US Open champion triumphed 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to set up a last-eight clash with Ukrainian sixth seed Elina Svitolina and said she was learning how to better deal with recovering from losing a first set. Svitolina needed to dig deep to overcome 17th seeded Keys, a US Open finalist in 2017. Svitolina has never progressed further than the quarter-finals of a grand slam and the result mirrors last year's final eight showing at Melbourne Park, when she lost to Belgian Elise Mertens. Read More »

Virat Kohli keeps Australian legend waiting for an interview

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While the Indian skipper shared a photo with wife Anushka with the caption, "At the Aussie Open" and a heart eye emoji, the 30-year-old actor posted videos of the former World Number 1 player Williams. Yes, the Indian cricket captain is on a professional tour to Australia, but that has not stopped the young couple from indulging in adorable PDAs. "What an unforgettable & outstanding tour it's been! Happy to have witnessed the historic victories by the men HUGE congratulations And so proud of ... Read More »

Serena edges top seed Halep to reach quarters

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Serena Williams played the French Open past year but pulled out in the fourth round before reaching the finals of the Wimbledon and US Open. But Williams delivered a fatal blow to break for a 4-3 lead and made no mistake in booking her spot in the next round. Read More »

Racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev reacts to Australian Open exit

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Zverev's mood reached an all-time low at 4-1 down in the second set as he smashed his racquet eight times into the hard court, raging at failing to hold his serve once again. "For me, it's about being sharp, moving well, and being efficient with my serve and this kind of thing". The 21-year-old has fired back at a reporter who asked him about his furious racquet smashing during the contest. Read More »

No. 14 Auburn falls to No. 12 Kentucky 82-80

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Charles Barkley paid a visit to his alma mater when Auburn hosted Kentucky , but he didn't leave without exchanging a few words with Wildcats coach John Calipari. Their second-half comeback was powered by a turnaround from the perimeter, with Brown and Co. hitting 8-of-14 (57%) and collecting 11 assists, nearly doubling their six from the first half. Read More »

Virat Kohli: Cricket not the most important thing in life

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Kohli also surpassed Tendulkar to become the quickest to score 10,000 ODI runs for India. India's successful tour of Australia may have come to an end but they face a tougher challenge in playing New Zealand in their own backyard. "There can be no argument - Dhoni is the best ODI finisher", Chappell added. They recently whitewashed Sri Lanka in a three-match ODI series at home while also won the one-off T20I quite convincingly. Read More »

Rashford the best in the Premier League - Solskjaer

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Definitely he can be absolutely top-class. "He is so calm and assured when he is finishing". "I think it was clever from him". Although the 2-1 win over Brighton and Hove Albion wasn't the most vintage performance United have put together since Solskjaer took over as caretaker manager, it was arguably the most professional. Read More »

Goaltending call gives Wizards last-second win over Knicks

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Wins have been few and far between for the Knicks who have struggled all season, so it's no surprise that the shorthanded Wizards are favorites in this one, but you just never know what you're going to get from these global games. The Wizards picked up impressive wins against the Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks before suffering a double-overtime loss to the Toronto Raptors in the past week. Read More »

Yadier Molina fires back at 'stupid' Kris Bryant over St. Louis rip

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Many Cardinals fans ripped Bryant, sometimes using language we can't share here. "All stars, elite players and leaders of their teams do not speak bad about any city", Molina wrote . Louis?' I'm like, 'Zero chance in hell". "Two of the best players in the game, and they have very little interest in them, from just what I hear". But then Yadier Molina chimed in with his thoughts on the comments, implying Bryant was stupid for saying what he did about St. Read More »

'Don't cry, you're still young': Williams comforts teen after thumping

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Yastremska used to mimic the 23-time grand slam winner's strokes while watching her play and on the eve of the season's first major, even got a chance to meet the legendary American. I think either way, regardless, I'll be ready for either opponent. I feel like with my platform, the things I do, the different boards that I sit on, we really talk about equality, gender equality, role equality, pay equality, how important that is. Read More »

Yankees Agree To 3-Year, $27 Million Deal With Adam Ottavino

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I'm like, 'I would strike Babe Ruth out every time '. Shortly after they re-signed Zach Britton earlier this month though, Ottavino's name re-surfaced in free-agency rumors. Louis Cardinals system, the former first-round pick rediscovered his game when the Colorado Rockies claimed him off waivers in 2012 and developed him into a fierce reliever with a nasty fastball-slider combo. Read More »

5 goalkeepers who can replace Petr Cech at Arsenal

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He further stated that he would be aiming for one more trophy for Arsenal by the end of the season before looking forward to what life has to offer "off the pitch". One of the world's great keepers, the 36-year-old joined the Gunners from London rivals Chelsea in 2015 and holds several Premier League records, including the most clean sheets (202 in 443 appearances ). Read More »

Patriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl

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The Saints settled for a field goal, then the Rams quickly marched downfield for a game-tying field goal late in regulation. "I saw what everybody else saw". "But obviously in a situation like that where it seemed like everybody in the world saw it, it's tough". "We'd be on our knee for three plays and - it's disappointing". Read More »

English Premier League: Leaders Liverpool pass Crystal Palace test

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Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes the club he briefly managed in 2010 are well set to win their first title since 1990 but thinks their performance at Anfield will provide them with a wake-up call. Liverpool's back line then handled some late pressure from Palace to seal the three points. Jason McAteer feels that Wilfried Zaha could replace Eden Hazard at Chelsea , after he watched the winger in action for Crystal Palace against Liverpool , but he is unsure whether the Blues would ... Read More »

Tim Tebow Receives Big League Spring Training Invite

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For the second straight year, the New York Mets have invited the former NFL quarterback to come to spring training and compete for a spot on the team's major league roster. During his stint in major-league spring training in 2018, the 31-year-old picked up one hit in 18 at-bats (a.056 average) and had 11 strikeouts and one walk. Read More »

Leroy Sané: Pep Guardiola woke us up at half-time against Huddersfield

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Pep Guardiola conceded Manchester City were far from their best but said they will have better days after the 3-0 victory over bottom-of-the-table Huddersfield Town . It was a poor advert for the Premier League with Huddersfield , who look nearly certain to get relegated and who parted company with manager David Wagner this week , offering next to nothing as an attacking force. Read More »

Former Sun Devil Jermaine Marshall passes away

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The Nantes basketball team in France is in mourning following the death of their shooting guard Jermaine Marshall. He most recently played for the Hermine Nantes Basket in France. During his college days, Marshall played for three seasons with Penn State and one with Arizona State before turning pro. He transferred to Arizona State for his senior year and put up 15.1 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in the 2013-14 season. Read More »

Cricket fan Barty bowls into Open fourth round

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Second-seeded Angelique Kerber celebrated her birthday by dropping just one game against No. 240-ranked wild-card entry Kimberly Birrell . Maria Sharapova smacked a forehand victor - the sort she has hit so many times, at so many key moments, over the years - to take control against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open. Read More »

New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 1/20/19 Predictions & Odds

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The Chiefs certainly got full value this season from Mahomes as the 23-year-old racked up more than 5,000 passing yards and 50 touchdowns on a salary of $4.1m. I took the under last week in the Colts-Chiefs game and while the first half resulted in a relatively high-scoring two quarters, a zero-point third quarter allowed the under to cash. Read More »

Ash Barty beats Maria Sharapova and surges into Australian Open quarterfinals

Sharapova ended Caroline Wozniacki's title defence at Melbourne Park on Friday, however, the five-time grand slam victor was unable to build on that result. Kvitova broke Anisimova's serve five times - including the opening game - and never faced a break point. He next plays No. 2-seeded Rafael Nadal, the 17-time major victor who didn't let Tomas Berdych on the scoreboard for 1 1/2 sets before finishing off a 6-0, 6-1, 7-6 (4) fourth-round win. Read More »

Serena Williams consoles Dayana Yastremska after emphatic Australian Open win

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Playing clean and powerful tennis, Williams overwhelmed 18-year-old Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday. The 37-year-old told the teary Ukrainian: "You're awesome". It's nice to hear those words from a legend. Williams last won the Open in 2017 but withdrew from the 2018 tournament following her pregnancy. Now, Simona Halep is next. Read More »