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Wenger 'hopeful' but 'not optimistic' that Ozil will stay

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Mkhitaryan is expected to make his Arsenal debut against Swansea City on Tuesday night. The Welsh side, however, pulled off an incredible 1-0 win against Jurgen Klopp's 4th placed Liverpool team in their last home fixture. Swansea's only injury concern going into this one is Portuguese midfielder, Renato Sanches. And heading in the other direction was Mkhitaryan, who never quite hit the ground running at United but now has the chance to reignite his career at Arsenal . Read More »

Chelsea close on Giroud as three-way deal nears conclusion

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The Telegraph says separate talks are now ongoing with Arsenal today about a deal. As things stand, Arsenal is getting Aubameyang from Dortmund who in turn will loan out Batshuayi from Chelsea and this will allow Giroud to move from Arsenal to Chelsea . Read More »

Ronda Rousey has joined the WWE

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That would require some creative booking, however-perhaps with Asuka or Rousey winning one of the Women's Championships before WrestleMania . She didn't win, but certainly made a huge impact. Rousey shook hands with McMahon and left without saying a word. "It's amusing - it's kind of like acting, in that it was something I always wanted to do but I never thought was in the cards for me", Rousey told Shelburne of wanting to wrestle professionally. Read More »

Senior Bowl Week Standouts

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The North featured two of the top quarterback prospects in Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen , but Lauletta of FCS program Richmond and Western Kentucky's White stole the show. If there was one player who delivered exactly what many expected, it was Penny. UTSA standout Marcus Davenport played a stellar game . He threw for 10,654 yards and 73 touchdowns in his four-year career at the University of Richmond. Read More »

I am not a sexist, says England women's coach Neville

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The 41-year-old Neville has taken charge of the No. 3-ranked worldwide team in the women's game, having only had brief spells as an assistant coach with the England under-21 men's team, Man United and Valencia since retiring as a player in 2013. Read More »

Woods pleased with Tour return

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It is just the third time since Woods' win at the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational - his 79th and last PGA Tour victory - that he shot all four rounds at par or better. The American's final round was marred when a fan screamed at him, causing Woods to miss a putt on the 13th hole . Woods said his body held up. He's packed on muscle since leaving Torrey Pines High at 5-feet-8 and 115 pounds, but dedicated work in the weight room at Cal was always more about healthy living than driver envy. Read More »

Heynckes hails Gnabry after scoring against parent club Bayern

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Aubameyang, who headed over on 32 minutes, was booed by home fans whenever he went near the ball. Bayern's top striker Robert Lewandowski deflected home Joshua Kimmich's shot on target to reduce the arrears with 20 minutes played. Added to this, both of the visitors' goalscorers will not be at the club next season, as Uth has sealed a pre-contract agreement with Schalke for 2018-19 and beyond, while Gnabry will return to Bayern at the completion of his loan spell. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Rematch Confirmed

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The main question for me will be what can Canelo do different if anything in the second fight, and, will Golovkin have slowed down a bit by the time of the bout. Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez told Lance Pugmire of the LA Times recently that unlike the first go 'round, there is no rematch clause included in the second deal. Read More »

Lucas Moura: Tottenham hopeful of signing Paris St-Germain winger

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According to Sky Sports , the move is now subject to personal terms and a medical. His agent told the French media that they hoped a deal can be signed quickly to allow the 36-times capped Brazil worldwide leave the Parc des Princes. " Of course we have some options ", Pochettino said when discussing the transfer market. He is the sort of next-level signing that fans want to see Daniel Levy make, even if he has been cast out from the French giants this season, and they will be hoping he ... Read More »

Millwall agree deal with Tim Cahill

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The Lions are also in desperate need of quality attacking players following a recent spate of injuries. Cahill, 38, hasn't played competitively since December 2 and is likely to be given game time with the club's under-23s as he builds up his match fitness. Read More »

Barcelona send Deulofeu on loan to Watford

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With AP Photos. Barcelona says Gerard Deulofeu is joining Watford on loan until the end of the season. Namely, RAC1 claims that new Watford manager Javi Gracia has made signing Gerard Deulofeu one of his January priorities. Read More »

Pep Guardiola hails special Manchester City side following Cardiff conquest

With that being said, we shouldn't discount recent reports from the Mirror , who have linked the Belgian with a move to Manchester City in the Summer. "I have said many times, all the referees have to do is protect the players - not just the Manchester City players, all players". "Some of the players are courageous to kick like this and all the referees can do is protect the players". Read More »

Indians to remove Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019

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Cleveland will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot; that is necessary if Major League Baseball and the Indians want to maintain the trademark. "We have consistently maintained that we are cognisant and sensitive to both sides of the situation", Dolan said. The logo has been used less and less over the years, but 2019 - a year in which the Indians will host the MLB All-Star Game - will see it be fully eliminated from the field and other items used by the players. Read More »

Eibar steal a point on visit to Athletic Club

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Reports in Spain claim that the 23-year-old has already agreed personal terms while Marca report Laporte completed the first part of his medical in the Basque capital and will travel to Manchester on Monday evening for talks. The French centre-back is now expected to put pen to paper at City's training ground in Manchester, with an official announcement scheduled for Tuesday. Read More »

Patriots on Track for Record-Breaking Super Bowl 52

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The three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle is a big reason why the Philadelphia Eagles are facing the New England Patriots next Sunday in Minneapolis for a chance to bring home the franchise's first Vince Lombardi Trophy. The X-factor is Tom Brady . The loss reminded all of us that you should never count your chickens before they hatch. "It's about us, it's not about them". Read More »

Knicks Looking To Move On From Joakim Noah

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Noah remains away from the team for what the Knicks are calling "personal reasons". The Knicks are reportedly itching to sever ties with Joakim Noah , whose 1½ seasons in NY have been nothing short of disastrous. It's unclear if he will re-join the team this week. Noah then proceeded to yell at Hornacek, prompting him to leave the team prior to the its game against the Denver Nuggets last Thursday. Read More »

Beckham set to unveil Miami team

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Miami has always been considered the provisional 24th franchise, not having official status because of the stadium questions. Beckham had the option of purchasing an MLS expansion franchise at a reduced price of $25m written into his contract when he opted to play his football across the Atlantic and signed for LA Galaxy from Real Madrid in 2007. Read More »

Pistons have made Avery Bradley available for trade

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The 2018 National Basketball Association trade deadline could be an uneventful one with few star players being mentioned in the latest trade rumors. Bradley has struggled this season, both with injuries and his play. Detroit renounced the rights to restricted free agent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope upon acquiring Bradley in July, banking on a long-term partnership with Bradley. Read More »

Tiger Woods lights up gallery, makes cut at Farmers Insurance Open

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The 14-times major champion, at one-under 143, is 10 strokes behind halfway leader Ryan Palmer (67), who heads defending champion Jon Rahm (66) by one stroke. "Hopefully I'll be around for the weekend and be able to compete and play and keep building". He had missed all of 2016 battling back trouble, and last year's comeback bid was cut short by recurring pain and spinal fusion surgery in April. Read More »