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Phil Jones masterclass for Manchester United ends in injury setback

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Initially Mourinho had been chasing Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan to fill a role wide right but kept hitting a brick wall in his bid to land him. Jose Mourinho has had a busy summer that has pleased him as his new signings have helped take Manchester United to the top of the Premier League table. Read More »

Manchester City submit second bid for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez

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Manchester City were frustrated in their efforts to sign long-term target Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal pulled the plug late in the day after failing to secure a deal themselves for Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar . Ramsey, now away on worldwide duty with Wales, was one of a promising British core of players much-heralded by manager Arsene Wenger. A deal between the two clubs could rest on Sterling's shoulders. Read More »

US Open: Roger Federer wins another five-setter, beats Mikhail Youzhny

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It is the first time Federer has played five-set matches in the first two rounds of a Grand Slam . NY — A bad back prevented Roger Federer from getting ready for the U.S. The US hasn't produced a men's singles champion at the majors since Andy Roddick in 2003, and many fans and sportswriters are hoping that the young Tiafoe can build on his remarkable five-set loss to take up the mantle. Read More »

Security pulls away kid from Messi, Barcelona star interferes

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The Uruguay squad will be nervous too. The top four teams in South America's round-robin competition qualify automatically for next year's finals in Russian Federation, with the fifth-placed team facing a play-off. Instead of being a sure bet to qualify, Coach Oscar Tabarez's team is now tied for third with Chile just a point ahead of Argentina and three ahead of Ecuador . Read More »

Two more locals go to help Red Cross, Texas

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SPCA of Texas: Numerous pets have been displaced from their shelters in Corpus Christi and other areas due to the flooding from Hurricane Harvey . The Red Cross depends on financial donations to be able to provide disaster relief immediately. The Red Cross honors donor intent. Sandra Bullock is joining the effort to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey by donating $ 1 million to charities in Texas . Read More »

Monaco reportedly make their stance clear on Liverpool's £74million approach

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Gooners were left reeling from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's move to Liverpool and then it looked like Alexis Sanchez was heading to Manchester City . Brazil coach Tite says that Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been affected by talk over a potential transfer to Barcelona . Another that has been completed is Renato Sanches, who has sealed a shock Swansea City switch, while Inter have been active and Tottenham are chasing some last-gasp deals. Read More »

Houston Texans to sign DeAndre Hopkins to massive new contract

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While it might seem a risk to commit that much dough to a player coming off a down year - Hopkins' 954 yards and four touchdowns were both his worst totals since his rookie season - it's not that hard to follow the thinking here. In his four-year career, he's averaged roughly 79 catches, 1,122 yards, and six touchdowns per season, and he's never missed a game. His contract was set to expire after the season, which makes the Texans' decision to extend Hopkins a no-brainer. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Could Be Reduced

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The Dallas Cowboys running back has been accused of domestic violence and was suspended under the league's personal conduct policy, but he finished his three-day appeal process Thursday, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network . Roberts initial findings and recommendation was not included in the final report, and she was barred from the meeting where discipline for the Cowboy' star was discussed with commissioner Roger Goodell. Read More »

Texans preseason game Thursday canceled

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As of Monday, the Texans' facilities at NRG Field remained undamaged by the storm . But Houston and its people are definitely on the three-time defensive player of the year's mind. As millions of dollars have poured in for relief, Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he hopes the team's home opener September 10 against the Jaguars in Week 1 will help boost the city's morale. Read More »

49ers trade for Lions G Tomlinson

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But he never quite fit with what the Lions were trying to do. A 25-year-old native of Chicago, IL, Tomlinson made 52 career starts in four seasons (2011-14) at Duke University. The 49ers' starting guards at the moment are Zane Beadles on the left and Brandon Fusco on the right. He will make $1.2 million in base salary this season, $1.6 million next year, with a team option for 2019. Read More »

Wilfried Bony "very excited" by Swansea City return

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Stevie Nicol feels Swansea's Paul Clement could be the man to turn around Renato Sanches' career. Bony first played for Swansea City from 2013 to 2015, and joined Manchester City thereafter? It's been quite for a couple of hours with regards to the Fernando Llorente situation, but apparently there's a reason for that: Swansea aren't willing to let him go until they're sure that Llorente's replacement is signed, sealed, and delivered. Read More »

IU Sells 52929 Tickets For Ohio State Game. Pop. 85000

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Quarterback J.T. Barrett is entering into his fourth year as the starting quarterback. While we think Ohio State will win the game, look for IN to hang around, allowing them to keep the game closer than the 21.5 points Vegas projects. "Last year was very alarming because our whole team was new", Meyer said. As the Gregg Doyle of Indy Star opines , this is one of the biggest games in IN football history. Read More »

Liverpool accept £26m bid from Palace for Sakho

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After claims that Crystal Palace had made a bid for Manchester City's Eliaquim Mangala , the club have seemingly got their man after all. The Anfield club had been holding out for a fee of £30 million for the out-of-favour defender, but initial reports suggest the deal is worth £26m. Read More »

Cowboys Versus Texans Final Preseason Game Canceled

The Texans were in New Orleans when Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and then flew to Dallas for continued practices after Saturday's preseason game against the Saints. These stories have inspired us, as we always encourage bringing communities together, building bridges and helping others. Watt nearly didn't know to react to the stunning growth of his flood relief fundraising effort, which started with a web page and a video Sunday. Read More »

Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels

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Upton , the power-hitting leftfielder, has been a bright spot on a poor Tigers team this season. This is Long's second full season in pro baseball after being drafted by the Angels in the third round out of Texas A&M in 2015. Once that happened, the Tigers resumed talks with teams to trade the outfielder. Verlander made it through waivers without being claimed, meaning he can be still be dealt after the deadline. Read More »

Liverpool confirm Oxlade-Chamberlain signing

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Klopp told Oxlade-Chamberlain that he wanted to utilise him in central midfield but Antonio Conte was hoping to use the versatile star as a wing-back. "But I can't wait to get to Melwood". Oxlade-Chamberlain has played every game of Arsenal's season so far, including Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield . Read More »

Transfer Rumour: Arsenal Agree to a £60 Million Deal for Alexis Sanchez

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The key to Manchester City signing Alexis Sánchez lies in Arsenal signing a replacement for the Chilean. However, the likelihood is that Sanchez will now leave Arsenal on a free contract next summer. Pep Guardiola would prefer a straight cash deal as Stirling is still in his plans. The big story of the day centred on the future of Alexis Sanchez . Read More »

Thomas Lemar tells Monaco that he wants to join Liverpool

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Earlier in August, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that their attempts to sign Lemar had ended and the deal was "dead". One source told Sky Sports News that Lemar is not interested in a switch to the Emirates and would prefer to move to Liverpool. Read More »

National Basketball Association fines Lakers $500000 for tampering with Paul George

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This includes publicly expressing interest in a player who is now under contract with another team or informing the agent of another team's player of interest by one's own team in that player. No such deal ever occurred, but after the results of the tampering investigation, it appears Pelinka and George's CAA representation made contact while he was under contract with the Pacers. Read More »

By The Numbers: Ohio State Preview

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The Hoosiers have home field advantage behind them. Under Allen's leadership, IN made the jump from 117th IN points allowed per game (37.6) IN 2015 to 57th (27.2) IN 2016. 2 on the Buckeyes depth chart. How will the Buckeyes use them? Quarterback Richard Laglow is also back who finished last season with 3362 yards and 19 touchdowns . Read More »

Chelsea agree €25m deal for Torino defender Davide Zappacosta

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The 25-year-old has agreed a € 2.5 million-a-year deal for the next four years. Zappacosta, who has made four global appearances for his country, joined Torino from Atalanta in 2015, where he has since featured in 58 Serie A games. Oxlade-Chamberlain rejected Chelsea for the chance to join Jurgen Klopp's side instead. Zappacosta is relatively unknown to many, but BT Sport pundit Horncastle says the defender is highly rated by Blues boss Antonio Conte. Read More »

Man City re-open talks with Arsenal star

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Sanchez clearly wants out of Arsenal , but the club have rejected a bid for him. The England global, 22, is understood to be bemused at the decision after scoring twice in City's three Premier League matches, but is open to the idea of moving back to London. Read More »

World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win

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Open second round place and remain on course for a showdown with Federer at Flushing Meadows. Had Murray withdrew in a more timely manner then the two players would be opposing one another instead of possibly meeting in the semifinal round at the 2017 US Open . Read More »

Roger Federer skips Flushing Meadow, practices in Central Park

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Federer eventually prevailed 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in two hours and 37 minutes in a topsy-turvy encounter that raised further doubts about Federer's chances for an unprecedented sixth US Open title in the Open era. It was exciting. It's king of why I came to NY, as well-to go through these emotions. "I don't think the tour is doing much wrong, to be quite honest". Read More »