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Barcelona hopeful of Coutinho, Dembele deals


Dortmund do not want the saga to rumble on, with the France winger being indefinitely excluded from training and chief executive Hans Joachim Watzke giving the La Liga club a strict time limit. No news from me. "Not in training so far", Klopp told reporters on Thursday, adding that he had nothing negative to say about the player's attitude. Dembele, meanwhile, could take longer to arrive at Camp Nou with officials split over his transfer fee, which some deem too high considering he has ... Read More »

Asensio: Real Madrid deserved Supercopa title


We lost 3-1 because we committed some errors and they were very good when it came to finishing, ' Busquets told a news conference on Tuesday. Since the club's memorable Champions League win over Juventus, Real have gone on to claim both the UEFA Super Cup and Supercopa de Espana with consummate ease. Read More »

Cook passes 200 as England turns the screws

Dawid Malan , who will have been eyeing a ton of his own as he seeks to secure a place in Trevor Bayliss' Ashes squad, failed to build on his maiden Test 50 and was frustratingly caught at slip by Jermaine Blackwood off the bowling of Chase. Read More »

Baby Jeter arrives: Derek Jeter and wife, Hannah Jeter, welcome daughter


Congratulations are in order for Derek and Hannah Jeter! Derek and Hannah Jeter have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. "We can't wait to meet her", the Yankees wrote on the Twitter site. Jeter's media outlet, The Player's Tribune , confirmed the news that Hannah gave birth to Bella on Thursday, August 17th. Earlier this month, a group led by the New York Yankees legend and New York businessman Bruce Sherman agreed to buy the Miami Marlins from team owner Jeff ... Read More »

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons


The Cardinals wrap up their two-game Interleague series with the Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park . Bradley, hitting.214 with a.581 OPS in that span, made the first out to start the fifth inning, but got another chance to hit later in the inning and knocked in a run with an RBI single. Read More »

Valencia sign Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista on five-year deal


Valencia , who will present the defender to the media on Saturday, confirmed Gabriel's contract runs until 2022 and has a release clause of €80m. He returns to Spain two-and-a-half years after joining the Gunners from Villarreal . The Brazilian defender had fallen down the pecking order under Arsene Wenger after signing from Villarreal in January 2015, following the arrivals of Rob Holding and Shkodran Mustafi . Read More »

Africa's Richest Man Wants To Buy Premier League Club


The Bosnia-Herzegovina global then laid on a goal for Danny Welbeck in the Premier League opener against Leicester last weekend - which Arsenal went on to win 4-3. Last season's 4-1 win for Arsenal was a ruthless performance by the away side, as Mesut Ozil and Sanchez scored in between a brace by Olivier Giroud as Peter Crouch scored with his hand for Stoke . Read More »

Barcelona star wants Coutinho and Dembele at the Nou Camp

Barcelona are "close" to completing the double signing of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele , general manager Pep Segura has claimed. France forward Ousmane Dembele is finally set to join Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund , according to reports. Read More »

No further Barcelona offer for Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele

Dortmund rejected a bid from Barcelona from the 20-year-old last week at the same time as Dembele missed training without authorisation and was suspended by the Bundesliga club. The Catalans lost 2-0 to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Wednesday but Segura confirmed afterwards that moves for Coutinho and Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele were nearing completion. Read More »

Draxler doesn't want to leave PSG


Paris Saint-Germain's £199 million purchase of Neymar from Barcelona raised plenty of eyebrows around the world, but the club have partly justified their move for the star as PSG sold 10,000 Neymar shirts in one day. Draxler has been linked with a move to Arsenal ever since bursting onto the scene at Schalke as a teenager. Draxler is yet to feature this season under Unai Emery having only recently returned from his summer holidays following worldwide duty. Read More »

Ronaldo's appeal against five-match ban rejected


Two minutes later Ronaldo would receive a second yellow card, resulting in his expulsion from the match, as referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea made the judgment that the Portuguese worldwide took a dive in an attempt to win a penalty. Read More »

Ronaldo gets five match ban


Madrid were a class above as the La Liga and Champions League titleholders cruised to a 2-0 victory over their bitter rivals on Wednesday, sealing a 5-1 aggregate triumph. "We have to play really well because at any moment Barcelona can cause you problems", added the Frenchman. "Thanks to my teammates for the support and the fans!" Carvajal also suggested there was inconsistency in the referee's decision making after Luis Suarez took a tumble over goalkeeper Keylor Navas to win a ... Read More »

Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho


Deezer Presents: Defending in Numbers - check out the latest Deezer Originals podcast, covering all of the major talking points from the the Premier League and beyond. File image of Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho . "There's nothing to say from my side - I don't know why other people are saying what they're saying". Read More »

Patriots' Derek Rivers (knee) out for the season


The defensive end spot was already fairly thin to begin with, so now the Patriots will need to do some tweaking. Rivers was New England's top draft pick in 2017, selected 83rd overall out of Youngstown State . Ealy, who recorded some impressive pass-rush snaps during two Patriots practices at the Greenbrier this week, said that while injuries are never a good thing, the extra reps for the players who are available can't hurt. Read More »

Davinson Sanchez: Tottenham agree deal for Ajax defender


Sanchez , a Colombia worldwide, had set his heart on joining Tottenham following talks with Mauricio Pochettino and has signed a contract running until 2023 with the club. "Wembley is not a problem". Pochettino may be able to call upon Kieran Trippier (ankle) if the defender passes a fitness test, giving him a selection dilemma at right-back after Kyle-Walker Peters impressed against Newcastle United last week. Read More »

John Rooney Disappointed In Timing of This Weekend's Little League Classic


The agency's new webpage,, offers "real-time travel and alternate-route information to assist motorists traveling to the Little League World Series in Williamsport ". Their teams had talent, but others often had numbers. NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, final practice, at Bristol, Tenn., NBCSN, 11:30 a.m. Read More »

Messi battles Ronaldo for FIFA's best player award


Premier League representation is not particularly high, with just Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante worthy of merit. Last year's victor Carli Lloyd of the United States is one of ten nominees for the women's award. Chelsea coach Anthonio conte leads the contingents from England followed by Totenham coach Mauricio Pochetino, Pep Guardiola of Manchester city and Jose Mourinho of Manchester United. Read More »

Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko step up recoveries in friendly


Chelsea sold Nemanja Matic to Manchester United last month - and are pushing hard to sign Leicester star Danny Drinkwater - and Conte admits he's lacking options in midfield in the lead-up to the London derby. 'Pedro has trained with us today and felt pain in his ankle, I don't know about Pedro, his situation is very hard so I don't know at the moment'. "We must be focused on the pitch on the game and to try and do our best and not find an excuse", Conte told a press conference. Read More »

Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets


Barca made Brazilian worldwide midfielder Paulinho their first signing since Neymar's departure from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande for 40 million euros on Monday. "We have a good team, we're capable of having a great season, that's what we're focusing on. I hope a lot of signings come and that they are of the highest quality". Read More »

New Zealand's Pierce takes early lead in Fiji


Daniel Pearce has taken the first round lead at the Fiji International with fellow Kiwi Ben Campbell hot on his heels. He also has two top tens here at the notoriously windy Natadola Bay Golf Club and while the layout has changed somewhat since his last visit in 2015, the 30 year old arrives in confident mood. Read More »

Pogba ready to be the main man at Manchester United this season


He was good going the other way, as well, and got handshakes from Phil Jones and Daley Blind for tracking Zabaleta 30 yards back to his own goal line in the first half. Chelsea still have N'Golo Kanté, and Bakayoko when he regains fitness, yet their hierarchy still seem to be struggling to come to terms with giving Mourinho exactly what he wanted. Read More »

Man City bid for Jonny Evans turned down by West Brom - Pulis


The 59-year-old told reporters: "Jonny is one of our best players". "We don't want to sell Jonny and we don't need to sell him". He joined West Brom in an £8m deal in 2015 after nine years at Old Traffford and has two years remaining on his contract at The Hawthorns. Read More »