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Paul Merson states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Burnley

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What are Clarets fans' expectations for the final nine games of the campaign? Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp , was defiant after Sunday's 0-0 draw at Everton left City above them for the first time since December with both teams having played the same number of games. Read More »

Grading the Olivier Vernon trade for Cleveland Browns, New York Giants

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BEREA, Ohio- The Cleveland Browns traded guard Kevin Zeitler to the New York Giants , NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo said on Friday. He is due to earn $10 million this season. Zeitler was a first-round draft pick by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2012. When the Browns signed him as a free agent in 2017, Zeitler became the highest-paid guard in the National Football League - a title that has since been surpassed by Dallas' Zack Martin and Jacksonville's Andrew Norwell. Read More »

Spurs’ new stadium to open in April

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Spurs will host two test events in late March to gain a safety certificate, after which they will face either Brighton or Crystal Palace at the new venue in the first week of April, subject to Brighton's progress in the FA Cup . The statement added further If Brighton win their FA Cup quarter-final match on Sunday 17 March we shall play Crystal Palace on Wednesday 3 April and Brighton on 23/24 April. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri says Kepa incident impacted Champions League ambitions

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Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has explained his reluctance to play Ruben Loftus-Cheek, insisting the midfielder's recent back problem means he is not fit enough to play a full game. Christensen got a rare start in defence alongside David Luiz in the Europa League but Antonio Rudiger will return back to the first XI vs Wolves this weekend. Read More »

9-Year-Old Fan Designs Steph Curry's New Sneakers for Girls

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Last year, Riley Morrison of California wrote the National Basketball Association player because she was disappointed his sneakers, the Curry 5's, didn't come in girl's sizes. In November, Riley went on Under Armour's website hoping to order a pair of the Curry 5s when she discovered the shoes didn't come in girl's sizes. Read More »

Eagles Will Likely Trade or Release DE Michael Bennett

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Bennett has heard the reports that the Philadelphia Eagles are shopping him in potential trades, and told the panel that he understands the National Football League is a business. Bennett, 33, told Anderson that Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been fond of his game. Flowers led the Patriots with 45 pressures. In fairness, he probably does deserve a raise, but the Eagles aren't going to give him one, especially after re-signing Brandon Graham to a three-year, $40 million deal. Read More »

Top women's soccer players sue US Soccer for gender discrimination

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The US women's team has enjoyed unparalleled success in worldwide soccer, including three World Cup titles, four Olympic gold medals and numerous other global competitions. " Each of us is extremely proud to wear the United States jersey, and we also take seriously the responsibility that comes with that ", U.S. forward Alex Morgan said in a statement. Read More »

Giants 'laughed' at Browns' trade offer for Odell Beckham Jr

He'll give the Browns needed depth and experience up front. East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants linebacker Olivier Vernon (54) warms up before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Vernon is due $15.5 million each of the two remaining years on his deal, which was easy to absorb for the Browns who had about $77 million in cap space to work with entering today. Read More »

World Rugby wants relegation in Six Nations and Rugby Championship

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World Rugby has said its proposed global league would include promotion and relegation to allow minor nations the possibility of access but conceded that part of the tabled format was opposed by a number of unions. The new tournament was conceived in order to bring some extra competitiveness to the July and November worldwide windows, which now consist of test matches between northern and southern hemisphere teams. Read More »

All Blacks captain Kieran Read to join Verblitz after Rugby World Cup

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Battle-weary All Blacks captain Kieran Read says the intensity of club rugby in Europe didn't appeal in the twilight stages of his career, which is why he will wind things up in Japan. Hansen was impressed with the quality of the rugby in the northern hemisphere tournament and said all six teams had improved ahead of the World Cup in Japan, which starts in September. Read More »

Manchester United fan stabbed in Paris

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I think he is going to get it, he should get it. Pallister admits Solskjaer has completely changed the mood around the club and made Manchester United players and fans are a happy bunch again. "Listening to some of the officials commenting on it, is very interesting because they say the penalty decision was correct and the referee was correct". Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Rejects Offer To Return To Real Madrid

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Real were knocked out by Ajax in the last 16 despite going into the second leg at the Bernabeu with a 2-1 lead. Real coach Santiago Solari is fighting to save his job after a dismal week for the club. Calderon, however, did add that Mourinho is not a certainty to become the new manager of Madrid in the summer with the current Tottenham boss another possible candidate. Read More »

Harper lobbies for Trout to join him in Philly

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Mike Trout will be a free agent following the 2020 season, which could create a free agency bidding war unlike anything ever seen before considering the fact that Trout is already approaching the status of an all-time baseball great. I know there's another guy in about two years that comes up off the books, so we'll see what happens with him". "And I don't think John's scared to go out and get the best guys that we need to have". Read More »

Santa Anita Park suspends horse racing indefinitely after death of 21st horse

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Santa Anita has suspended racing indefinitely after another racehorse suffered a fatal injury on Tuesday morning, the 21st at the track since December 26. So what's causing this? McAnally said she "took a bad step or something" and thought the recent rainy weather "has a lot to do with it". "You can see on the news-some of the ground is separating and houses are falling off cliffs, nearly like an quake". Read More »

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils barley escape Wake Forest at the buzzer

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After the final regular season game against the Tar Heels on Saturday, Duke will have a few days to get Williamson back in the fold before the start of the ACC Tournament. "We're not concerned about that", Krzyzewski said . Paul Pierce and Brian Windhorst discuss whether Zion Williamson will play for Duke in March while recovering from his knee injury. Read More »

Redskins and Broncos completing trade for Case Keenum

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Keenum hit the free agent market after a successful 2017 campaign with the Minnesota Vikings . Washington paid big money to Alex Smith previous year, but he suffered a gruesome leg injury, and he isn't expected to return in 2019. In that game, Keenum completed 58.3% of his passes for just one touchdown, two interceptions, and a 63.8 passer rating. Over his seven-year career, Keenum has played for the Broncos, Vikings, Rams - both in St. Read More »

Robert Kraft Ordered To Personally Appear In Court For Prostitution Case

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Authorities are ordering Robert Kraft to appear at his arraignment in a Florida court next month to face charges of soliciting prostitution. During that time, New England has been to ten Super Bowls and won six of them. Despite the documents indicating that Kraft must be present in court, a former Palm Beach County prosecutor says the 77-year-old does not have to make an appearance because the language in the paperwork is "standard and appears on every notice of hearing document". Read More »

Roma sack Eusebio Di Francesco following Champions League elimination

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The result puts Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco's future in doubt with the club outside the top four in Serie A and no longer in contention for any European or cup titles, having suffered a derby defeat to Lazio last time out. "I hope we'll continue with him", said captain Daniele De Rossi . When Olsen had punched a corner away, Rick Karsdorp cheaply conceded possession, allowing Corona to brilliantly curl the ball to the back post, where Marega needed only to touch it in. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Just Wants To Play Basketball, Avoid Overwhelming Distractions

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Throw in the fact that grew up and played his high school basketball in nearby New Jersey, as well as Durant's reported interest in the NY franchise, they seem like a fit for each other. "I just try to come out and play hard and see where that leaves me". I'm going to try to do my best. So if the Celtics kept this current group together and Irving walked in the offseason, ESPN's Max Kellerman still believes the green could win a championship. Read More »

Arsenal cult hero Matteo Guendouzi hoping for a happy return in Rennes

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We'll be live from 5:30pm on Thursday 7 February on BT Sport 3 HD to see if the Gunners can score a crucial away goal in France to keep their European campaign on track. He did so early in his Arsenal career, thriving on the club's pre-season tour and bursting into the first team at the start of the Premier League season. Read More »

Manchester United Linked With Dybala

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The Frenchman has a tight bond with several team-mates, though, with Romelu Lukaku among his closest of pals. Fellow Frenchman and World Cup victor Pires told bwin of the mercurial midfielder: "I think Paul Pogba is the best player at Manchester United and has always had the potential to become the best midfielder in the world". Read More »

Spurs hope to play Champions League quarter-final at new ground

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Obviously it's quite different between the two positions. "It would be an incredible atmosphere if they played the Champions League quarter-final there - the fans would love it", Redknapp told talkSPORT . After soaking up the pressure in the first period, Tottenham killed the tie off through Kane's goal three minutes after the restart to cap a well-managed last 16 tie by the Premier League side and reach the last eight for only the second time in the club's history. Read More »

Germany Boss Joachim Low Axes Muller, Boateng And Mats Hummels

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Low announced on Tuesday that Muller, along with Bayern Munich team-mates Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels, would no longer be considered for selection. Germany commences life without Muller, Boateng and Hummels later this month with a friendly against Serbia and a Euro 2020 qualifier against the Netherlands. Read More »

Former Buc Kellen Winslow Jr. jailed after being charged with lewd acts

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Winslow, the son of the Hall of Fame tight end, was facing charges of kidnapping and rape that could land him for in prison for life when he posted $2 million in bail in July. He is accused of raping two women in Encinitas in 2018 and raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003 and was charged with felony counts of kidnapping, forcible rape and rape of an unconscious person. Read More »

Trump serves fast food again at White House sports event

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Now that the President seems to be in his fast food groove, we don't imagine him stopping anytime soon. "Because I know you people", Trump told the people assembled for dinner. Trump, after shaking hands with some players, cracked that he was briefed on the proper pronunciation of the North Dakota State "Bison". Another college football team is visiting the White House today. Read More »

Warriors’ Klay Thompson day-to-day after right knee MRI returns clean

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NBA Insider for The Athletic, Shams Charania , believes multiple playoff-bound NBA franchises are interested in securing the veteran's services, including defending champion Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76ers . Bogut's agent is working on getting a letter of clearance from Sydney. "Before anyone asks, no National Basketball Association outs, no European outs", Bogut said in April 2018, according to the Associated Press . Read More »

Do The Steelers Really Have Big Trade Interest In Antonio Brown?

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Rapoport adds that three new teams have jumped in the Brown sweepstakes within the last 48 hours, while the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals are out of the running. According to National Football League reporters Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport , interest in the eccentric wide out has really picked up steam and Schefter is reporting a deal is expected to be in place by Friday. Read More »

Sobel’s Arnold Palmer Invitational Tournament Matchups: Matsuyama, Poulter Lead the Way

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The Arnold Palmer Invitational starts Thursday at Bay Hill Golf Course in Bay Hill, Fla. Woods added that his lower back is fine, and he's not concerned about the injury long term. Every upgraded tournament pass, on-site parking pass and hospitality event sold out. Phil Mickelson, defending champion McIlroy, reigning U.S. Open and PGA Championship victor Brooks Koepka and world No. Read More »

Andrew Bogut back to the National Basketball Association?

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But Tuesday could be a turning point as they look to get back into form going into the final 17 games of the regular season and the playoffs. The big fella is coming off an MVP campaign down under. The 33-point margin of victory over the Warriors was the largest ever by the Celtics under sixth-year coach Brad Stevens, and the largest margin of the defeat for Golden State (44-20) this season. Read More »

Roger Federer claims 100th title with triumph in Dubai

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Roger Federer described winning his 100th career title as a "special, magical" achievement on Saturday but the 37-year-old insists he will not obsess over passing Jimmy Connors' all-time men's record of 109. Federer was edged out in four sets by Tsitsipas in Melbourne in January, which was their only previous meeting, but the Swiss veteran proved a level above his 20-year-old Greek opponent on Saturday. Read More »