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Urban Meyer investigation could go past initial timetable

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Ohio State proceeded to put Meyer on paid administrative leave as it opened an independent investigation into the matter. The independent investigation will wrap up its findings on Sunday, and then prepare a report to be delivered to the Board of Trustees sometime next week, Ohio State said in its statement Friday. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri warned new Chelsea FC signing will struggle

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He said: "We are not title challengers, not in this moment". I still have two years of contract [left] and we'll see what happens. "Three points is an important target for us, we did very well for 75 minutes but inside that, 15 minutes were disgusting", he stated. Read More »

Lopetegui focused on Getafe game, not transfer targets

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Real Madrid's Benzema scored against Atletico Madrid for the first time since October 2015 in a La Liga match - he had gone eight games without finding the net against them. Lopetegui is also the first Real Madrid coach to concede four or more goals in his first competitive game in charge since Michael Keeping against Celta Vigo 60 years ago. Read More »

Always classy Jose Mourinho says City lack 'class' in new documentary

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Scholes agreed Pogba has not performed at the level expected of him often enough - United manager Jose Mourinho dropped him for the Champions League Last 16 clash with Sevilla last season - and said the captaincy could be the answer. It was reported at the beginning of the month that Martial was facing a fine of £180,000 after failing to return to United's pre-season training camp following the birth of his son. Read More »

Willian admits he would have left Chelsea if Conte had stayed

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Willian, Eden Hazard and David Luiz were just three names who had reportedly been unsettled by Antonio Conte's methods. "I think in this moment he needs only to gain confidence". "He is a local boy and I am looking forward to seeing a lot more of him and him competing against players in that position". "That's why he (Sarri) talked about "fun" football". Read More »

PGA Wyndham Championship Odds 8/13/18, Who Do Oddsmakers Favor?

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The 37-year-old Nashville native can even lay claim to a unique milestone within the 59 club, as he's the only golfer to break 60 despite being over par at some point during the round. Shane Lowry has been priced up as the 22/1 joint fifth favourite to win this week's Wyndham Championship on the PGA Tour. It was the US PGA s first 59 since Canada s Adam Hadwin at a year ago s Careerbuilder Challenge. Read More »

Serena Williams falls to Petra Kvitova in Western & Southern Open second round

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It's quick conditions here. And Pouille hung on. Federer has called for more five set matches in events outside of Grand Slams, claiming that "it's an opportunity wasted" to not see longer contests outside of the majors. Murray pulled it back to 5-4, having saved match point on his serve as he trailed 5-3, but Pouille held his nerve to hold serve in the 10th game , taking the set 6-4 and sealing victory. Read More »

Unai Emery keeps faith with Petr Cech for Chelsea trip

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I expected a little more on Saturday, they had a big change, and after 22 years it's different if something is new, of course. Petr Cech can continue to start the match. "We are working in preseason to build our ideal and I don't want to change that". Right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner replaced Maitland-Niles at the weekend and Emery has said the Switzerland global is an option to fill-in against Chelsea on Saturday. Read More »

Player Ratings: Liverpool vs West Ham - August 12th 2018

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A summer splurge upwards of £170 million has thrust Liverpool into the spotlight with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho predictably among those suggesting that they "must" win trophies this season following such lavish spending. Sturridge inflicted the final blow two minutes from time with his first touch after replacing Salah. The 28-year-old has always been a talented player capable of being a difference-maker on his day, but he is also arguably one of the most frustrating ... Read More »

Man United signing gives Jose Mourinho injury boost ahead of Brighton clash

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According to L'Equipe , Zinedine Zidane is interested in a move to England - and wants to become the next Manchester United manager for the start of the 2019-20 season. The Frenchman is still relatively new to management having only worked as three years at Real Madrid and could potentially build a legacy at Old Trafford. Read More »

Defending champ Svitolina, Halep final-four bound

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Halep broke serve in the third game and, although Stephens forced a break point in the next, she could not capitalise. "It's an wonderful performance, I was almost dead during the first set, but I didn't give up", Halep told Sportsnet in the post-match television interview. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Reportedly Confused At Paul Pogba’s ‘Fined’ Comments

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The cameo felt symptomatic. Two years after returning to Old Trafford from Juventus in a world-record deal, the 25-year-old is reported to be so unhappy that he has informed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward of his desire to leave. "I think football is changing and probably football managers should be called head coaches". "With Man United, you just feel how long will Mourinho last?" Asked about Pogba following Barca's 2-1 win against Sevilla in Sunday's Supercopa de Espana, ... Read More »

England cricket star Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

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After being refused entry to the Mbargo nightclub, the cricketer had abused the doorman and then mocked two openly gay men, the court was told. The court decision on Stokes is expected this week and the European Central Bank said it would assess his availability once the trial is over. Read More »

Chelsea's David Luiz has big future at club Maurizio Sarri

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He's already a leading contender to win the Premier League Golden boot with his solitary strike. Callum Hudson-Odoi was tipped to start after a bright preseason. Huddersfield ran out of steam and ideas after the break, and Chelsea were content to keep possession and control of the game, but there was still time for a reminder of Eden Hazard's quality. Read More »

Ronaldo expects to be out of hospital by Monday

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Ronaldo retired from football in 2011 after a glittering career with Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid. Ronaldo is reportedly in intensive care in an Ibiza hospital after coming down with pneumonia . Nobody from the private hospital Ronaldo is now being treated at could be reached for comment, according to the Telegraph . Ronaldo owns property on Ibiza , a Spanish Mediterranean island, and is a frequent visitor. Read More »

Tiemoue Bakayoko close to AC Milan loan move from Chelsea

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And Bakayoko is set to be farmed out on loan to AC Milan later today, according to the Mirror. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer window up until this point, with only Napoli midfielder Jorginho arriving at Stamford Bridge in this window so far. Read More »

Pep: Let's kick on again

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On top of the quick turnaround from the World Cup, a shortened transfer window that closes 24 hours before the season kicks off has left many sides scrambling at the last minute to strengthen their squads, none more so than Manchester United . Read More »

Iwobi’s not leaving Arsenal - Emery assures

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Kroenke's £550m offer to buy Alisher Usmanov's 30% stake has been accepted, meaning Kroenke will be able to make a compulsory purchase of the remaining shares. "I want to be together with the supporters to start a new way with the same players, also some new players, and with a new coach and new staff". "We are excited", he said. Read More »

Paul Pogba angered by José Mourinho's view of World Cup exploits

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The Gunners could be joined by Manchester United , who are also tipped to make a late move for the France worldwide. "I think the World Cup is the ideal habitat for a player like him to give [their] best", Mourinho said. BST: Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney, now at MLS club DC United, has said he believes Jose Mourinho needs "maybe another signing or two" to launch a Premier league title challenge. Read More »

Chelsea Keen On Liverpool Target Nabil Fekir But Europa League Negative Factor

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Loftus-Cheek impressed during his season-long loan at Crystal Palace last season and also showed potential for England at the World Cup but his position at Chelsea is uncertain ahead of the new season. "I am very happy with the squad we have and feel very comfortable". Therefore, it comes down to how serious Chelsea are to sign the French global. Hazard, who has been linked with Real Madrid amid much speculation over his future, was given a hero's reception by Chelsea fans when brought ... Read More »

France U20 star Matteo Guendouzi to have Arsenal medical

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Torreira has spent the last season impressing everyone who has watched him, and has continued to do so at the World Cup . This is not to say that it is all sunshine and rainbows for the Gunners with some fans still not convinced about Unai Emery and his drastic overhaul of the Arsenal system claiming that it is not the way forward. Read More »

Barcelona Agree Deal For Manchester United Ace, His Days Are Numbered

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It seems inconceivable that United would let go of their record signing, and Pogba's camp accept it will be hard to complete a deal before the transfer window closes. Because it's closed for a month, where he can only think about football . However, the fact that Raiola is touting Pogba to Barcelona - apparently with his client's blessing - is a worrying development for United after a hard pre-season, and comes so close to United's Premier League opener at home to Leicester on Friday. Read More »

Chelsea prepared to sell Thibaut Courtois

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Courtois , who wants to join Real Madrid , was handed an extended holiday after following his involvement with Belgium at the World Cup . Manchester United target and Chelsea star Willian has recommitted himself to his current club and insisted the former never bid for him. Read More »

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson Golf Showdown Set for Thanksgiving in Vegas

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The head-to-head battle is scheduled to take place in November at Shadow Creek. Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 18th during the final round of The Open Championship golf tournament at Carnoustie Golf Links. They stunned the world of golf by joining each other for a practice round at the Masters in April, and were paired for the first two rounds of the Players in May. Read More »

Becomes exclusive United States home for Community Shield showdown | Programming

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City's only high-profile signing so far has been Riyad Mahrez from Leicester in a club-record £60 million ($78 million) deal but Italy global midfielder Jorginho plumped for Chelsea . "I want to win because it is important to have an immediate trophy". "He'll be ready for this season, not to prove to anyone because he doesn't have to, but to just showcase his ability". Read More »

Arsenal hand Iwobi new deal, sell Akpom to PAOK

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If they can start clicking immediately in the Premier League , they could form a devastating partnership reminiscent of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge in Liverpool's 2013-14 campaign. "We were once rivals in our days in France, but we're now friends and I hope we can play well together and score lots of goals ". "I was happy because I knew I could play with him". Read More »

Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move for family reasons, says agent

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It depends especially on him, I think. Therefore, it's hardly surprising that clubs like Real Madrid have continually had the 26-year-old on their radar . "Every club wants to keep their top players and we are trying to do it". "It was a very positive conversation and I am very happy about it". This comes as a great sigh of relief for Chelsea given the likes of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have been linked away from the club, with Real Madrid credited with a heavy interest. Read More »

Liverpool vs Napoli Preview: Alisson to make Reds debut in Dublin

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The news comes after reports claimed Alisson had decided not to take the number one jersey at Liverpool out of respect for Karius, whom he was brought in to replace as the starting goalkeeper . Roberto Firmino could feature for Liverpool this weekend after returning for pre-season training. "A game in midweek but in the summer holidays should be an opportunity, against a really good opponent - it's a really important game for us, it's not "some game " - to show up with our ... Read More »

Guardiola: I'm going to learn a lot from Maurizio Sarri

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If that was not the case then Fernandinho last season would not have extended the contract, and now Gabriel. "His courage, his fight to put every effort for the team is incredible". The midfielder played only 17 games in Spain, mostly as a substitute, but has impressed during pre-season to the extent Guardiola believes he can deputise for Fernandinho. Read More »