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Henrikh Mkhitaryan in London to have Arsenal medical

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Jose Mourinho has hailed a "great improvement" from forward Anthony Martial as competition in attacking areas looks set to hot up with the expected arrival of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez . Arsenal wanted Mkhitaryan in exchange and he was delighted to join the London club. Premier League goal of the month award, won for his "scorpion kick" strike against Sunderland in December 2016. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp admits Liverpool got what they deserved in Swansea

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Despite laying siege to the Swansea goal, Klopp's side were unable to find the net and Roberto Firmino struck the post with a header in the dying seconds. Liverpool lost valuable ground on second-placed Manchester United and Chelsea in third with a first defeat in 15 league games. Alfie Mawson swept home Swansea's 40th-minute victor following a poor headed clearance from Liverpool's £75million record signing Virgil van Dijk. Read More »

Danica Patrick lands ride for her NASCAR farewell race - the Daytona 500

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Now, less than a month before the 500-mile contest at Daytona, Patrick has revealed that she will once again compete in GoDaddy Green with Premium Motorsports at the Floridian race. However, nothing has been confirmed for her yet as far as teams go for that race. The one-race deal will put Patrick in the seat of the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, the same number she drove when she entered stock-car racing in 2010. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski suffers concussion; status for Super Bowl unclear

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The New England Patriots offense has been mostly silent during the first half of the AFC Championship, scoring a field goal on their first drive and a touchdown on their last. It's a bang-bang play, and I was just trying to play football. "I just tried to dislodge the ball", Church said. I know he didn't come back so I hope he's alright. Read More »

Mkhitaryan Joins Arsenal With Alexis Moving To Manchester United

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Mkhitaryan, 29, moves in the opposite direction to Sanchez after scoring 13 goals in 63 appearances for United. Arsenal great Thierry Henry raised questions over Arsenal's team unity following their win at Crystal Palace last month, when the Sky Sports pundit highlighted how some players didn't celebrate Sanchez's first goal with the Chilean. Read More »

Steve Wilks named head coach of Arizona Cardinals

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The move ends Arizona's search exactly three weeks after it began when former coach Bruce Arians retired on January 1. As a result, the Panthers were left with a pretty notable void going into the offseason, but they didn't take long to make a decision with defensive line coach Eric Washington . Read More »

PGA: ASU grad holds on to win in playoff

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Dating back to the start of last season on the PGA Tour, Rahm has racked up 12 top-10s, three runner-ups, and two wins. Though still in the hazard, his ball was playable nearly up against a rock but affording him a short backswing and while the recovery attempt was not without risk - another player had attempted a similar shot only to get into further trouble - Rahm chipped his ball out and two putted for bogey. Read More »

Zuma releases his diary amid expectation that he will exit office

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The party executive "discussed this matter... there will be interaction between officials, President Zuma and (party) president Ramaphosa", ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule told reporters. ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. "We focussed on education, land, agriculture, reviving the economy and making sure as we move forward we focus on issues of health", he said, reporting on an ANC meeting at the weekend. Read More »

Emre Can says Liverpool can expect a tough match against Swansea

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They are unbeaten in all competitions in 18 games. He is playing well and scoring goals. They also enjoyed a morale-boosting FA Cup third-round replay win over Wolverhampton Wanderers last time out. With this being the last game of the Premier League weekend, both sides will be well aware of what they have to do. "Look, I don't know", Klopp added when asked about it . Read More »

Ronaldo checks face injury using phone

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Ronaldo's second goal came from a courageous diving header but the Portuguese took a boot to his head and fell to the ground in agony. The Germany worldwide is now in his fourth season with Spanish super club Real Madrid , and has already won a Liga title and two Champions League winners medals during his time in the Spanish capital. Read More »

Arsene Wenger hopeful Jack Wilshere will sign a new contract

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A source said: 'Jack interests Juventus and feelers have been put out. Wenger recently said that Wilshere can become Arsenal's next captain if he commits himself to the club. By the time Arsenal face Palace, Sanchez could finally have got his wish to leave, with reports claiming the Chilean is on the verge of a £30 million ($41 million, 34 million euros) move to United that would make him the league's highest paid player. Read More »

Robin van Persie Will Rejoin Former Club Feyenoord

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He then transferred to Manchester United side where he finally git his hands on the EPL Title under legendary coach, Alex Ferguson . Van Persie's switch is a free transfer after his Turkish club allowed him to terminate his contract. With his enormous experience and great qualities as a player he can definitely be of great value to the team. Van Persie would go on to score 21 goals in 76 matches across all competitions for the club before moving to Arsenal in the summer of 2004, where ... Read More »

Tillerson tours US Embassy in London criticized by Trump

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The new embassy is a veritable fortress set back at least 100 feet (30 meters) from surrounding buildings - mostly newly-erected high-rise residential blocks - and incorporating living quarters for U.S. Tillerson on Sunday began a almost weeklong trip to Europe, and a US official said Iran was expected to dominate Tillerson's talks in London and Paris, the first two stops. Read More »

Cardinals expected to hire Steve Wilks as new head coach

On a beach in the Carolinas, Keim was blown away by this impressive dude. Wilks, 48, took over as defensive coordinator for the Panthers last season. According to Kent Somers of azcentral , the team is hiring Steve Wilks to replace Bruce Arians . The only true vacancy left, the Cardinals have cast a wide net, bringing in several candidates for second interviews, but it sounds like they are zeroing in on Wilks. Read More »

Former soccer star George Weah inaugurated as Liberia's president

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His inauguration will take place on Monday, 22nd January 2018, in Monrovia, Liberia . The short ceremony was witnessed by African heads of state and dignitaries from Senegal, Mali, Ghana and Nigeria. Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy, Li Bin, also attended the inauguration. He was a former World and African footballer of the year, he played in three top European leagues - England, France and Spain . Read More »

Fans flock to stores for Eagles NFC Championship gear

The victory hinged on an nearly flawless first half performance from the hosts as they forced two key turnovers - including a pick six - and put 24 points on a brilliant Vikings defence in the opening 30 minutes. Long burst in from the left side and got his arm on Keenum to disrupt the throw for Adam Thielen . Well, the Vikings did have a 7-0 lead after the opening drive. Read More »

Pat Shurmur gets a Giants intro date - and first assignment

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Question is, will they still want him? "Hey", Shurmur told Foles, who had just shredded Shurmur's Vikings in a 38-7 NFC Championship beatdown. The defensive scheme designed by Philly's Jim Schwartz, plus some untimely turnovers, ensured that the purple would not move on to Super Bowl 52. Read More »

Oh, Such An 'Outrageous' Distortion of Trump's Words!

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An ignorant, hate-filled person of Trump's calibre in charge of both economic and military arsenal is a ticking time bomb that needs to be diffused, although playing to his gallery would lead to a serious world war with dire consequences. Mr Trump announced a year ago that he will end the Obama-era DACA program unless legislators come up with a solution by March. Tom Cotton , told reporters they "did not recall" the president using an obscenity to describe Haiti , El Salvador and the ... Read More »

German Bundesliga Report: Bayern Munich v Werder Bremen 21 January 2108

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Vidal has scored five goals in 18 starts and seven substitute appearances in all competitions this season. But Bayern struck back with its first real chance minutes before the break. Mueller remained in the thick of things as he sealed the deal late in the game with his 100th Bundesliga goal. Mueller suggested Bayern's nine-day break between games had a negative impact as the team had an even tougher week than usual in training. Read More »

Eagles greatest Tremendous Bowl underdogs since '09

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New England and put it all together in a crisp system with superior skill-position talent around him. One play then changed everything. Minnesota was driving for a game-winning field goal against the Saints in the NFC Championship Game when Brett Favre threw a bad interception with 15 seconds to play. Read More »

Keys blasts into women's quarter-finals

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She then played only one match after the U.S. Open before shutting down her season early to let the wrist heal. In the victory, Kerber won 73 percent of her first serve points and 75 percent of her second serve points. "I'm really excited", said Keys, a semifinalist in Melbourne in 2015. She served out to take the set in 42 minutes and immediately broke the Japanese player again to start the second. Read More »

Julie Ertz has great reaction upon learning husband Zach won NFC title

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The reigning U.S. Soccer female player of the year, Julie scored what turned out to be the winning goal in the 19th minute as the U.S. erased an early deficit and rolled to victory in its first game of the year. They're going to celebrate this one for awhile in the Ertz house. I'm so excited for them. They're enjoying their moment tonight. While walking off the pitch, Julie appeared overwhelmed with joy when she was told the final score. Read More »

Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

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Guardiola has put City so far ahead of the pack this season that it is hard to envisage anything but them being the team to beat next year. He did three years in his first spell at Chelsea and the same at Real Madrid , but he will have to remain at Old Trafford much longer than that if he is to genuinely put United back on top. Read More »