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Allegri says Cristano Ronaldo has 'nothing to prove' at Juventus

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Florentino Perez , who is the president of Real Madrid has finally opened up about the real reason why Real Madrid sold Cristiano Ronaldo . Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo would have avoided a red card against Valencia if VAR was in use in the Champions League , Skysports reports. Read More »

West Ham boss Pellegrini: Yarmolenko proved himself Premier League class

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Six changes from the side that lost at home to Wolves, with a switch in formation from 4-2-3-1 to 4-1-4-1 to boot. Arnautovic also suffered a similar problem in the defeat at Arsenal but after being assessed by medics, the Hammers remain hopeful that their key man will make the derby at the London Stadium. Read More »

Man charged after Spanish golfer found dead on Iowa golf course

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The death of the 22-year-old rising star, who was the reigning European junior champion and was last year named as Female Athlete of the Year at Iowa State , has sent shockwaves through the university and the local community. Police Cmdr. Geoff Huff said homicides are rare in the city, and it's "very troubling for something like this to happen in broad daylight". Her friends and boyfriend share what they loved about her. Read More »

Browns fans go after Bud Light Victory Fridge after win

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The last time they walked off the field with a win, it was Week 16 of the 2016 campaign, as Robert Griffin III led the team to a 20-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers. The Browns had opportunities to win, and a team that hasn't found a way to win a game can't miss not just field goals, but extra points. As fate would have it, Mayfield and the offense took the lead late 21-17 off a touchdown from Carlos Hyde and the stellar defense held the Jets off for their first win in 635 days. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo escapes extended ban for red card against Valencia

The Portuguese superstar was shown a straight red card for a tussle with opponent player Jeison Murillo in the 29th minute of the Group H match between Juventus and Valencia . AFP Sport understands, however, that an extension to the one-match ban is unlikely. Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus has raised expectations of a first Champions League title since 1996 , with share prices peaking at a record 1.8046 euros on the stock market Thursday before closing at 1.581 euros. Read More »

Sen. Elizabeth Warren excited about Josh Gordon joining Patriots

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Yes, folks, Josh Gordon is a New England Patriot and Tom Brady's newest target. On Wednesday morning, Gordon was listed on the roster, and the trade between the Patriots and the Cleveland Browns hit the transaction wire. As Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports , the Patriots have officially added Coleman to their practice squad days after cutting him. For the Patriots, there is certainly a risk when it comes to trading for Gordon, but the upside of what he can bring to the team is well ... Read More »

Lionel Messi is the Champions League's hat-trick king

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Since then, Messi hasn't stopped against opponents from anywhere around Europe , with Arsenal being his major victim as he has scored nine times against the Gunners . In the same group, Christian Pulisic celebrated his 20th birthday in style by scoring a fortunate late goal that gave Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 win away to Club Brugge. Read More »

Manchester City vs. Lyon - Football Match Report

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Using their data, we can reveal the estimated values of every player in the current City squad, and it is an incredible list. Fekir, who was strongly linked with a move to City's Premier League rivals Liverpool in the close season, then made it 2-0 to the French side in the 43rd minute, bursting clear and beating Ederson with a low drive after Fernandinho had given up possession in midfield. Read More »

Jimmy Butler requests trade from Timberwolves

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Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves . After earlier reports of discontent on behalf of Butler with his teammates' immaturity was only exacerbated by "contractual matters" which led to Wednesday's trade request. Read More »

Patriots release Corey Coleman to make room for Josh Gordon

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At least 8 to 10 teams called the Browns inquiring about potentially trading for Gordon, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson, after the Browns announced Saturday that they meant to release Gordon on Monday. "I hate to determine it a relief", Jackson said. "We see what he does when he's on the field". He caught a 17-yard touchdown pass in the Browns' Week 1 tie against the Steelers. Read More »

"Hazard" warning for Chelsea's rivals

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Sarri is just the fourth manager to win his first five Premier League games in charge, and is being hailed as a genius for turning Chelsea around after a hard spell in the final months of Conte's reign. 'Eden Hazard is unique, ' the Chelsea head coach told BBC after the game. Sarri's arrival (the worst kept secret in footballing history), and his playing style seems to have endeared Chelsea's no.10. Read More »

Vikings waive Carlson after three-miss day, sign Bailey

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Having someone with some experience in pressure situations, and kicking in tough road environments that aren't in the SEC (Carlson went to school at Auburn), may have sent the Vikings home with a 2-0 record Sunday afternoon. Zimmer: " Yeah, it was pretty easy ". " Did you see the game? ". The Vikings didn't immediately add a replacement for Carlson, but Zimmer confirmed that free agent Dan Bailey was making his way to Minnesota for a physical exam. Read More »

Liverpool exploits Tottenham's World Cup fatigue for 5th win

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Mauricio Pochettino may have had the same fears pre-match, hence the three-man midfield, but we were guilty of so many sloppy passes in there and too often not being close enough or getting the wrong side of players. How we deal with that, I don't know. Liverpool later confirmed Firmino had "an abrasion of the eye, but there will be no lasting damage" after he was assessed at a London hospital. Read More »

US Open Champion Naomi Osaka Is Nissan's Newest Ambassador

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U.S. Open women's champion Naomi Osaka is back in Japan celebrating not only her landmark victory, but also a sponsorship deal with vehicle manufacturer Nissan . Ramos has also been accused of inconsistencies. But former professional umpire Richard Ings reckons Ramos is likely to put in a request that he not be. Read More »

Check Out The Canelo vs. GGG II Official Scorecards

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Alvarez was the more aggressive of the fighters and waded forward in the early rounds. I feel satisfied because I gave a great fight. "It was a clear victory". Golovkin deserves home court this time. "I showed my victory with facts", Alvarez said in his postfight interview. Golovkin threw more punches (879 to Alvarez's 622) and landed more (234 to 202), but Alvarez connected on 143 of his 366 power punches, compared with Golovkin's 116 of 332. Read More »

Josh Gordon Told Teammate He Would Strongly Consider Playing for Jags

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This is the same Josh Gordon who was recently announced as a man who'd be cut by his employer come Monday (should a trade not be worked out by then). The Browns have invested a lot of time and energy into Josh Gordon's mental and physical wellness, and have likely reached a point where they feel he is not responding well enough to their interventions, on account of his personal life taking its toll. Read More »

Roberto Firmino breaks silence after horrific eye injury v Tottenham

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It's sThe Egypt star was again missing from the scoresheet as the Reds defeated Spurs at Wembleytill early, five games, fantastic we've won all of them, we have improved during that". "In the end, I think everyone saw it was very clearly a penalty on Son [Heung-Min] from [Sadio] Mane [in injury time]". And Klopp, glad to have goals coming from other players, said he does not expect a "perfect season" from the Uefa Player of the Year second runners-up. Read More »

Arsenal boss Emery: I play Ozil in his preferred position

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Mesut works very well here. The Uruguayan has been making substitute appearances, but Emery now looks as if he is ready to start the diminutive midfielder and pair him with Granit Xhaka at the base of Arsenal's midfield. Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has suggested that Arsenal will be in for a tough game on Saturday but believes that they will ultimately leave Tyneside with a win. Read More »

Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title

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Howard capped her breakout season with 29 points (on 11 of 14 shooting) with a game-high 14 rebounds. We stayed laser (focused) through the whole season nonstop. "I have seen her with the national team this last Olympics", Team USA assistant coach Jennifer Rizzotti said. "We have seen so much growth in our fanbase in the last two years", Delle Donne said. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers, Packers taking knee injury 'day by day'

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Due to the injury, the Packers have made a decision to play it safe this week with Rodgers, who was held out of practice on Wednesday so that he could rehab. "We'll take it day by day and learn as we go". His goal is to be able to move around in the small circle [pocket] he was working in during the second half against the Bears . Read More »

England's Danny Rose: Players held inquest after 'embarrassing' first half vs. Switzerland

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England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed that midfielder Dele Alli is expected to return from injury in time for Tottenham Hotspur's match against Liverpool after the worldwide break, according to Sky Sports . "We spoke at half-time and we weren't happy with how we were playing, but we took control after the break and got the goal". Gareth Southgate made nine changes to the starting XI that lost 2-1 to the Spanish on Saturday with only Harry Maguire and Rashford retained. Read More »

England players 'harsh on themselves' at half-time vs. Switzerland - Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate's side were looking to avoid a record fourth straight defeat after losing against Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals, Belgium in the third/fourth-place play-off and in Saturday's Nations League opener against Spain . "We expect and encourage it because they're intelligent footballers and it's important they have a view of what's going on". "It's not been a flawless week by any means but we finish with a win, which is important moving forward", said Southgate . Read More »

Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open

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He missed last year´s tournament with an elbow injury which sent his career into a mini-crisis. For world number three Del Potro, it was a heartbreaking experience coming in just his second Slam final, nine years after he was crowned US Open champion before a long battle with wrist injuries pushed him into depression and to the brink of retirement. Read More »

Packers Stock Report: A Week 1 Roller Coaster

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After a single knee injury reopened the wounds from lost seasons of recent past, Rodgers plucked every cheesehead worldwide from an autumn of depression and bitterness. "They would offer the first and third, get back Khalil Mack , pay him this year. and then after this year, knowing they could not afford him long-term, trade him and get back some of those draft picks", Schefter said on Monday Night Countdown. Read More »

Dolphins win epic, twice delayed, opener over Titans

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The Titans had crossed midfield when Jones intercepted a Gabbert pass, and Jason Sanders' 30-yard field goal iced the game with 3:49 to go. That game lasted five hours, 16 minutes. Titans: Adoree Jackson hurt his shoulder on a 26-yard punt return in the third quarter. Jakeem Grant scored on a 102-yard kickoff return, Stills caught a 75-yard touchdown pass and Jones returned his second interception of the game 54 yards. Read More »

Marcus Rashford suffers injury during England's defeat to Spain

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Danny Rose came on for Shaw at left-back as the tempo of the match slowed immediately following the Manchester United player being carried off the field, with neither side fashioning any real chances in the following 15 minutes. Thanks to the high pressing of Spain at Wembley these forays forward were seriously curtailed with both time and space being at a premium. Spain had 54.7 percent of possession against England , a marked contrast to playing more than 1,000 passes against Russian ... Read More »

Serena Williams fined $17K for rules violations at US Open

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The second violation also cost her a point in the match, sparking her renewed verbal attack on Ramos, a code violation which carried a $US10,000 ($A14,000) fine. This was the third high-profile conflict with an official for Williams at Flushing Meadows, following her infamous tirade after a foot fault in the 2009 semifinals against Kim Clijsters , and a dispute over a hindrance call in the 2011 final against Sam Stosur. Read More »

Novak Djokovic sweeps aside del Potro in US Open final

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Djokovic claimed his second Grand Slam in succession and 14th in his illustrious career with a 6-3 7-6 6-3 victory at Flushing Meadows. It's the 14 grand slam singles title for Djokovic, which draws him level with Pete Sampras on the all-time list, behind only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal . Read More »

Beware, NFL: Eagles defense may have gotten even better

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In this video from ESPN .com's Tim McManus, the fans don't seem to even notice the rain. As we did a season ago, we're back to give our best five picks of the week. This time, Foles caught a 15-yard pass from Nelson Agholor to extend a drive that ended with Ajayi scoring a go-ahead 1-yard TD run in the third quarter. Read More »

Southgate vows to stick to principles despite Spain defeat

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It was a moment that silenced Wembley , as Luke Shaw collided with Dani Carvajal and the Englishman fell to the ground during England and Spain's UEFA Nations League match . "We knew it was going to be a hard game". "He scored a goal and he was in the penalty box more". Shaw was taken off at the start of the second half after a serious-looking injury. Read More »