Barcelona forward Lionel Messi 'played role in Frenkie de Jong deal'

The challenges presented by increasing wages saw City pull out of the race to sign Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez in January 2018 and also walk away from a deal for Mahrez due to Leicester City's valuation of the winger in the same month.... More..

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by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

James Harden Is "The Tony Romo Of The NBA Playoffs"

Harden has breached the 40 point barrier 10 times, the 50 point barrier 4 times and the 60 point barrier once during this humdinger of a scoring run. We'll have to see how things pan out but regardless of how...More..

Inside 2020's Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Inside 2020's Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

He won't enter the Hall of Fame representing the Philadelphia Phillies either. Rivera won five American League Rolaids Relief Man Awards and three Delivery Man of the Year Awards, finishing in the top three i...More..

GM Mike Mayock considers QB Derek Carr the least of Raiders problems
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

GM Mike Mayock considers QB Derek Carr the least of Raiders problems

Carr is under contract through 2022, though the dead money associated with his release stands at $7.5 million and decreases by $2.5 million each year thereafter until it strikes zero. Kellerman said on the show...More..

Anderson strikes late as England peg back West Indies
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Anderson strikes late as England peg back West Indies

The left-handed Hetmyer had earlier top-scored with 81 as West Indies were dismissed for 289 just shy of the hour mark in the first session. Roach headed a four-pronged Windies bowling attack that turned ba...More..

Early night for Novak after Nishikori retires
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Early night for Novak after Nishikori retires

Djokovic was leading 6-1, 4-1 when the eighth-seeded Nishikori let the umpire know he couldn't continue. Nishikori's path to the quarterfinals included three five-set contests and two fightbacks from two sets...More..

Golden State Warriors Visit Former President Obama
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Golden State Warriors Visit Former President Obama

James' comments came after President Trump rescinded an invitation for the Eagles to visit White House after winning the Super Bowl. Golden State's coaching staff was not in attendance. Curry agreed with hi...More..

Rams Male Cheerleaders To Make History With Super Bowl Appearance
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Rams Male Cheerleaders To Make History With Super Bowl Appearance

So, works hard in practice, runs scout team plays, things like that. "I love seeing it". None of the three games were good ones by Brady standards, so Phillips clearly knows the blueprint to stopping the fi...More..

Ramos Doubles In Real Madrid Win Over Girona
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Ramos Doubles In Real Madrid Win Over Girona

Ramos' chipped penalty gave Madrid a 2-1 half-time lead at the Santiago Bernabeu after Lucas Vazquez had cancelled out Anthony Lozano's early strike. "We prioritise LaLiga", Girona coach Eusebio said. ...More..

India's cricket board lifts bans on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

India's cricket board lifts bans on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

It means all-rounder Pandya and batsman Rahul could feature in India's current tour to New Zealand , with Pandya seen as likely linking up with the squad for the remainder of the one-day series and the Twent...More..

10-Year-Old ‘Proves’ Tom Brady Is A Cheater, Wins Science Fair
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

10-Year-Old ‘Proves’ Tom Brady Is A Cheater, Wins Science Fair

But when you have nine Super Bowl appearances in less than two decades and you play at an MVP level into your 40s and you enter this year's Super Bowl LIII with a chance at earning a sixth ring, well, you p...More..

New Orleans Saints TE Ben Watson Calls Out Commissioner Goodell
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

New Orleans Saints TE Ben Watson Calls Out Commissioner Goodell

That decision certainly won't put the Saints in the Super Bowl , which their fans will forever feel they deserve. If the Rams defender had been whistled for a helmet-to-helmet hit, it would have not only g...More..

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Strasbourg - Football Match Report
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Strasbourg - Football Match Report

Here is how the injury happened in slow motion, with Neymar clearly suffering a nasty twist of his already problematic right foot. Each season PSG are judged according to their Champions League results,...More..

Chelsea signing Gonzalo Higuain will boost Eden Hazard, says Danny Higginbotham
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Chelsea signing Gonzalo Higuain will boost Eden Hazard, says Danny Higginbotham

Eden Hazard is also relishing the chance to play alongside Higuain. Sarri had referenced Cesar Azpilicueta, who now wears the armband in the absence of the out of favour Gary Cahill, and David Luiz as "playe...More..

Hassan Whiteside Offers Condolences to Victor Oladipo Amid News of Devastating Injury
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Hassan Whiteside Offers Condolences to Victor Oladipo Amid News of Devastating Injury

After the game, the Pacers confirmed the All-Star guard will undergo an MRI scan on Thursday to assess the full extent of the damage. He will undergo surgery and a timetable on his return has yet to be made. ...More..

Grizzlies Quietly Evaluating Potential Marc Gasol Trade Scenarios
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Grizzlies Quietly Evaluating Potential Marc Gasol Trade Scenarios

If the Grizzlies want picks - any picks - flipping their role players could be the best option. Other pieces like JaMychal Green are likely to pop up in trade conversations, but neither star player has a clue...More..

Mesut Ozil On Bench - Arsenal Team vs Manchester United Confirmed
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Mesut Ozil On Bench - Arsenal Team vs Manchester United Confirmed

Arsenal have officially named their starting eleven and substitutes to welcome Manchester United to the Emirates Stadium for an FA Cup fourth round tie this evening. "We feel very well in front of them and w...More..

Nadal dismantles Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Nadal dismantles Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

Heading to Melbourne with no wins at the Australian Open , the 20-year-old Greek will now play for the place in the final, becoming the youngest player in the Grand Slam semi-final since Novak at the US Op...More..

James Harden named starter in 2019 NBA All-Star Game
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

James Harden named starter in 2019 NBA All-Star Game

LeBron James, Kevin Durant , Paul George , Stephen Curry and James Harden will start for the Western Conference . For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. One last hurrah is not goin...More..

New York Yankees: Sonny Gray deal hinges on extension with Cincinnati
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

New York Yankees: Sonny Gray deal hinges on extension with Cincinnati

The two sides had until Monday to reach a deal after the Yankees and Reds agreed to the parameters of the trade Friday night. He was 4-4 last season with a 6.98 ERA in 15 games and 11 starts at home for NY an...More..

Monaco suspend Thierry Henry as manager amid sack reports
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Monaco suspend Thierry Henry as manager amid sack reports

With Monaco languishing at the foot of Ligue One and with the club in complete disarray, his term couldn't have gone much worse there. Henry, 41, played for Monaco for five seasons, winning a league title...More..

Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in ‘second career’
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in ‘second career’

Men's quarterfinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic beat No. 8 Kei Nishikori 6-1, 4-1, ret.; No. 28 Lucas Pouille beat No. 16 Milos Raonic 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4. Navratilova says Barty has "a game to bother anybod...More..

Red-hot Kvitova blazes past Collins into Open final
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Red-hot Kvitova blazes past Collins into Open final

The Rod Laver Arena roof was closed at 4-4 in the first set after the new "Heat Stress Scale" reached 5.0 as the temperature approached 40 degrees Celsius. Osaka beat WTA Finals victor Elina Svitolina in straig...More..

India look to start New Zealand tour on a high
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

India look to start New Zealand tour on a high

India rewrote history books with their first-ever Test and ODI series victories on Australian soil. The 5-match ODI series between India and New Zealand is all set to begin at Napier on the 23rd of Jan...More..

Chiefs rumors: Steve Spagnuolo is frontrunner to replace Bob Sutton
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Chiefs rumors: Steve Spagnuolo is frontrunner to replace Bob Sutton

Kansas City announced Sutton's dismissal on Tuesday. He had been the Chiefs' defensive coordinator since Reid became the team's head coach in 2013. Spagnuolo is certainly a seasoned National Football League c...More..

Sevilla vs Barcelona: Suarez dropped amid Arsenal interest, Boateng included
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Sevilla vs Barcelona: Suarez dropped amid Arsenal interest, Boateng included

The attacker has been the subject of major transfer speculation in recent weeks as Unai Emery attempts to bolster his attacking options. "Maybe if you do this recruitment very quickly, maybe you can make a ...More..

Second ODI: Phehlukwayo, Van der Dussen help South Africa level series
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Second ODI: Phehlukwayo, Van der Dussen help South Africa level series

Sarfaraz termed him "black" while talking to his teammates in the 37th over of the second innings. After being 80/5 in their reply to Pakistan's 203, both Andile Phehlukwayo and Rassie van de Dussen stitched ...More..

Red Sox manager Cora hedges on White House visit | AP sports
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Red Sox manager Cora hedges on White House visit | AP sports

He's from Puerto Rico, and has been an outspoken critic of how the president responded to Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island. "We'll see what happens", Cora said. "In the offseason I was like 'whoa....More..

Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong

But Catalunya Radio and De Telegraaf report that De Jong has now chosen to join Barcelona and the player will make the move to the Spanish champions in the summer transfer window. He is the third sign...More..

Nishikori completes comeback vs. Carreno Busta in 5-set thriller
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nishikori completes comeback vs. Carreno Busta in 5-set thriller

When Carreno Busta challenged the call and the ball was found to be in, the umpire gave Nishikori the point despite the Spaniard's protests that it should have been replayed. The drama was only just beginning f...More..