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Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal

The 28-year-old forward was meant to report back at the club's base on Sunday but was granted an extended leave while he recovered from sickness following his participation in the Confederations Cup. "The frame of mind of a footballer is quite easy - once you go out into the game, you focus on that". Arsenal have won the event 14 times previously (one shared title) while Chelsea's last Community Shield win came back in 2009. Read More »

NBA Live 18 Adds the WNBA, Watch the New Trailer


This makes it the first video game in history to use WNBA players, publisher EA boasted. NBA Live , which is rivaled by the likes of the popular NBA 2K, will be the only video game franchise with this feature. "I grew up playing pretty much any basketball video game on any system, and you envision yourself as those players while you're playing", said Seattle Storm star Jewell Loyd. Read More »

Greg Holland day-to-day due to "kitchen accident"


Greg Holland has had a great bounce-back season as the Colorado Rockies closer, but that was put on pause this week thanks to one of his kitchen knives. The three-time All-Star missed all of last season with after undergoing Tommy John surgery in late 2015. Holland spent his entire career with Kansas City, with 125 saves between 2013-15 before getting injured. Read More »

IMG secures $1bn funding


The deal is expected to close later this month. GIC and CPPIB will join current investors Silver Lake, SoftBank and Fidelity as WME-IMG strategic partners, said the announcement on Thursday (Aug 3). There will be fewer partners involved in the UFC in the very near future. The new funding could also stave off WME-IMG going public, which has been a long rumored development for the powerhouse Hollywood agency for the past couple of years. Read More »

Liverpool will be playing for the championship, proclaims Jurgen Klopp

Each club stands a chance of facing one of five teams, as they have been split into seeded and unseeded . The draw for the Champions League playoff round is set to take place on Friday and Hoffenheim are one of the clubs in the pot alongside teams such as Sevilla, Napoli, Liverpool and Sporting Lisbon. Read More »

AC Milan prepare opening bid for Chelesea's Diego Costa

Diego Costa is believed to have become the rossoneri summer transfer priority after that they failed to wrap up a deal for Andrea Belotti and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "This discriminatory behaviour makes it impossible for Diego Costa to return to Chelsea while Antonio Conte remains coach and there is no condition for him to play for Chelsea". Read More »

LSU suspends projected starting G Maea Teuhema


The end of Teuhema's LSU career comes hours after Orgeron initially announced on Wednesday that the two-year starter at guard was suspended for "a violation of team rules". Thankfully, with LSU only in the first week of fall camp, there will be plenty of time to adjust to his departure. The Tigers removed Orgeron's interim tag once he reeled off a 5-2 record in the wake of Les Miles' firing. Read More »

Besiktas show interest in Leeds United forward Chris Wood?


Just days on from Sevilla's ridiculous kidnapping skit to inform everyone they had re-signed winger Jesus Navas, Besiktas have done their level best to ensure nobody is still talking about that, but instead the fact that Negredo is now a Besiktas player. Read More »

Oscar Pistorius 'rushed to hospital with suspected HEART ATTACK'


Aprison spokesman said he was unable to confirm whether he suffered chest pains, however he said he would be returning to prison lter today. Late last year Pistorius, who is serving a six-year prison sentence for the 2013 Valentine's Day murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp , was moved from the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria to the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre, also in Pretoria, because it has better facilities for disabled people. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski's gift to Tom Brady on his 40th birthday: Touchdowns


I'm happy being here, I've gotten two Super Bowl rings. "Personally, I think the most athletic people in the world are basketball players, and he actually wasn't a bad athlete, to be honest with you". Again, the whole story is worth a read : Mike Vrabel being reminded that he should never, ever, ever-ever-ever ask for more passes ("I'm the quarterback, I'll throw it to whoever the f-- I want") is absolute gold. Read More »

Neymar on verge of record-breaking move to PSG


The Brazilian star was given permission on Wednesday morning to join PSG, as he said his goodbyes to team-mates . "The club refer to the buy-out clause of his existing contract which as of 1 July totals 222 million euros". In a weird turn of events, La Liga's president Javier Tebas said in an interview that La Liga will make a complaint about PSG because they infringe Uefa's financial fair play rules and also the European Union's competition rules. Read More »

Stam demands Manchester United Premier League title bid


Matic has worked with Mourinho when he was managing Chelsea two years ago, in fact, it was Mourinho who brought in the player from Benefica. Manchester United legend Brian McClair says Paul Pogba's life will be easier now that the club has signed Nemanja Matic . Read More »

Neymar will be presented at PSG this week, claims agent Ribeiro


Neymar is on the verge of a record-breaking switch to the former Ligue 1 champions as they prepare to meet Barcelona's £198 million release clause. The deal will reportedly pay Neymar around €30 million annually after taxes (which amounts to around $35.5 million). The summer-long saga should soon be over after the Brazilian told his Barcelona team-mates he is leaving. Read More »

We will be playing for the Premier League title, says Liverpool manager


It's a little bit of puzzle. "I've done a lot of running and a lot of work". "We didn't have freshness today, but we still have one-and-a-half weeks until our first game [at Watford]. The two clubs had been battling on the transfer market for Sanches, who Bayern insisted they would only release on loan. Arturo Vidal saw the amusing side when he fluffed a shot behind for a goal kick, but Bayern were again struggling to turn possession into meaningful chances, although Tillman forced ... Read More »

Mariners look to ride bullpen to sweep of Rangers


Of a potential rebuild, general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday: "I don't see it that way at all". Manager Jeff Banister said there "is still a ways to go" and that there hasn't been determined where Diekman will go for his next step. "Don't put a lot of pressure on it". The Rangers also this week traded catcher Jonathan Lucroy to Colorado for a player to be named, and they sent reliever Jeremy Jeffress back to Milwaukee for a Class AA pitcher. Read More »

Arsene Wenger sends message to Arsenal supporters about new signing


But he was one of the few who had a positive game today. "It can be hard to find someone who can score 25 to 30 goals, so if he can do that it would be very special for us". On July 5th, he became the most expensive player acquired in Arsenal Football Club history, with the 27th highest transfer fee (inflation adjusted) in overall history . Read More »

Dallas Cowboys: Hall of Fame game time, channel, stream, preview

The reason they were chosen for the game is simple: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner will be inducted into the hall on Saturday night. Blaine Gabbert is slotted to start in the first half, while Knight will follow in the final two quarters. With the 49ers going 2-14, Gabbert didn't exactly light up the Golden Gate Bridge. Read More »

El "Chicharito" ya tiene puesto el jersey del West Ham #VIDEO


Por lo pronto, todo parece indicar que también se perderá el primer duelo amistoso que el West Ham sostendrá frente al Wolfsburgo de Alemania este viernes. En septiembre de 2014, pasó al Real Madrid y anotó nueve goles en 33 apariciones para los Galacticos, incluido el gol decisivo en un derbi de la Champions League contra el Atlético. Read More »

Aditi Ashok ready for Women's British Open


That weather will likely intensify throughout the four days and 72 holes of play in the tournament that begins on Thursday. This is her first visit to St Andrews, the Scottish town regarded as the home of golf. Ariya spent a brief spell as the world No. 1 when she won the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario last month. "Kingsbarns is interesting, but I don't know if it's really a links", Kang said. Read More »

MLS Vs. Real Madrid Live Stream


Real Madrid went 4-for-4, with the other makes belonging to Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Mateo Kovacic . Borja Mayoral's deflected shot beat Stefan Frei in the 59th minute and that appeared to be the victor until Dom Dwyer pounced to convert a rebound with four minutes remaining to send the match to penalties. Read More »

Heavyweight Legend Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing


The former heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from the sport at age 41, his management said in a statement Thursday. "Especially my family, my team and my many fans". Having been hailed for his impressive display in defeat, Klitschko had been expected to face Joshua again in Las Vegas later this year, with the Briton's promoter, Eddie Hearn, stating as recently as Wednesday that a rematch could be confirmed by next week. Read More »

Neymar world record Paris Saint-Germain move imminent


PSG are prepared to obliterate the world transfer record to land Neymar by matching the 222m euro (£198m) release clause in his contract while he stands to earn a staggering £26m per season over the course of five years. Neymar's departure will break the famous MSN trio of Messi, Saurez and Neymar. A deal is expected to be completed in the coming days, but Klopp, whose star player Philippe Coutinho is reportedly a target for Barca as they look to replace Neymar , believes Financial Fair ... Read More »