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Chelsea & Liverpool Set For Transfer Battle Over Unsettled Arsenal Star

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the unsettled Arsenal midfielder, could be heading west, according to a report in the Mirror . Arsenal delaying contract talks with the speedster could be a big backfire for the Gunners. Liverpool appear to be favourites to strike a deal and could offer Oxlade-Chamberlain the chance to play in his preferred position of central midfield, but there is also interest from elsewhere. Read More »

Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma

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Warmbier was arrested by North Korean authorities 17 months ago for allegedly attempting to steal a state propaganda poster. Well, he's been released - a year after he was sentenced in a one-hour trial - but he's in a coma. Former United Nations Ambassador Bill Richardson and others have questioned that account. After the Swedish diplomats met with the detained Americans , the North Koreans urgently asked to have a meeting with the U.S.in NY. Read More »

Hosts Russia pass Kiwi test

Russian Federation kicked off the Confederations Cup by beating New Zealand in a game over-shadowed by referee Wilmar Roldan failing to make use of the video review system. The match saw New Zealand's Michael Boxall score an own goal as he tried to clear a shot from Denis Glushakov. The European champions will open the Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan. Read More »

Brexit risks to UK economy in focus

A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis , a veteran campaigner against European Union membership, told a somber Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, that his team aimed to maintain a "positive and constructive tone" during "challenging" talks ahead in the hope of reaching a deal that was in the interests of both sides. Read More »

The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster NBA draft trade

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Washington Huskies guard Markelle Fultz (20) dunks against Colorado Buffaloes forward Tory Miller (14) during the first half at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. While there has been some variation on boards, Fultz, Ball and Jackson have become a near-consensus top three in this class. How numerous second overall picks from the Lottery era can you name in six minutes? This kid isn't lacking confidence. Read More »

Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev

Ward then back him up against the ropes and landed three left hooks to Kovalev's body, one which was a low blow that was missed by referee Tony Weeks. I see things with him in particular and he's the best. I'd like to see him fight Anthony Joshua. If Ward is a master of the American school, Kovalev is straight outta the Soviet system, an orthodox, come forward, relentless puncher. Read More »

Australia Super Rugby cull endorsed at ARU meeting

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The other resolution of the meeting did get the green light though, with a motion passed to "facilitate a discussion around the establishment of a Super Rugby Commission". It is reported his job security wasn't mentioned at all, but a topic that did come up was regarding the future of Australian rugby. I'm here for the good of the game. Read More »

Fleury among Penguins unprotected on expansion list

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There are some pretty good players on the unprotected list , including three-time Stanley Cup winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as fellow netminders Roberto Luongo and Peter Mrazek. Sunday, which meant teams could negotiate with Knights general manager George McPhee to try and protect some of their exposed players from being taken. Read More »

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers confirm draft day trade

Fultz worked out for the Sixers on Saturday night and posted on his Instagram page a Philly.com photo of him walking into the Sixers practice facility wearing a team cap. " But we're not afraid of that ". They selected Ben Simmons a year ago, but he missed all of the 2016-17 season with a broken foot. Fultz would join a Philadelphia roster that includes Simmons, Jahlil Okafor and 2017 Rookie of the Year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric . Read More »

Casey fades away in US Open climax

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McIllroy set this record in 2011 at the U.S. Open. Perhaps not, but not being focused on golf, in a way, is how this all began for Koepka . Take the shots one at a time, Johnson told him. No need to remember your password or log in, just click. Meanwhile, Brian Harman had just bogeyed the 12th hole to fall back to -12 under. He tied with Japanese world number four Hideki Matsuyama , who shot a superb six-under-par 66. Read More »

With Bills CB Shareece Wright

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After landing in Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Sunday afternoon, Wright hopped in an Uber headed toward the west side of New York State. So he pulled out his phone and called Uber. So he Ubered instead. Apparently since there's no guarantee he'll make the roster, he wants to make sure he shows up to every practice, no matter what it takes. Read More »

Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Real

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I can only say that we all have to fulfil our obligations when it comes to taxes. He said: "He just wants to be the best player in the world ". If he really wants to leave Real Madrid , that is. "There's no turning back", Ronaldo is quoted as saying by Marca . Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the A Bola story was published. Read More »

Real Madrid boss Perez tackles Ronaldo problem

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Cristiano Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. The offer would also include David de Gea , the United goalkeeper formerly of Atletico Madrid . Ronaldo has spent the past few days going through his normal routine of practicing and playing with his teammates on the national team, and he skipped the post-game media session after Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico . Read More »

Golden State's Firepower Too Much for Cleveland

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Despite another herculean performance from James - 39 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists - his teammates just didn't hit the shots they needed to. They obviously have some serious work to do in order to be able to compete with the likes of Golden State. Read More »

Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez

During the last two years the Costa Rica worldwide has helped Real Madrid to two European crowns, playing a key role in them becoming the first team to defend the title in the Champions League era. Another young star believed to be on Madrid's radar is AC Milan and Italy goalkeeper Donnarumma. The emergence of 18-year-old Mbappe and Donnarumma's contract situation at AC Milan have caught the eyes of club chiefs in Madrid, though. Read More »

Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured

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A cash reward was being offered for information leading to the men's arrest. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal ® commended the "tireless efforts" of law enforcement that led to the capturing of these "dangerous fugitives". Gwyn said Thursday he wasn't sure who would be collecting the money. Rowe, 43, was serving life without parole since 2002 and 24-year-old Dubose was been serving a 20-year sentence since 2015. Read More »

NHL Expansion Mock Draft: Predictions For Vegas Golden Knights' Roster

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There is a really deep talent of players that are available from each team and there are some star-level players that teams made available. But even if McPhee is set on grabbing the Pens veteran (and the feeling here, like many other places, is that he is), some team out there will assuredly call about his availability. Read More »

Sports What Cristiano Ronaldo Said After His 4th Champions League Win

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The Portuguese star credited the win to coach Zidane, who he said inspired them to victory with a rousing half-time team talk. "I feel like this is the best team in history", Alvaro Mora, a fan who had travelled over 500 kilometres from the southern city of Almeria to take in the celebrations, told AFP. Read More »

Leicester close to agreeing deal to make Michael Appleton assistant manager

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He was officially appointed Foxes boss earlier this month. Shakespeare and Appleton worked together at West Bromwich Albion and are teaming up again together at the former Premier League champions. The 41-year-old took over at the Kassam Stadium back in 2014 following short spells at Blackpool and Blackburn, and helped the club to 13th place in his first season in charge. Read More »

McIlroy heading home after erratic round

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Four players - Paul Casey (71), Brian Harman (70), Tommy Fleetwood (70) and Brooks Koepka (70) - are tied for the lead at 7 under. He still went out in even-par 36 and was one shot behind Rickie Fowler , who plays in the afternoon. Read More »

Triumphant Pakistan have core to target further glory

The Rising Kashmir had a headline on the front page, "Crackers go off as Pak pulls off stunning win over India". Victories against higher-ranked sides saw Pakistan move up two places to sixth in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI rankings, putting them on course to qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup in England . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan pulls off famous win against old rival India

Zaman then turned the tables on India as he slammed his maiden worldwide hundred to set up a 180-run win for Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan side. They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day worldwide hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level. Read More »