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Novak Djokovic hits partner Roger Federer during Laver Cup match

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Alexander Zverev overcame new dad Josh Isner 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 10-7 in the first match on court before Kyrgios teamed up with Jack Sock in the evening session to defeat the pair of Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin 6-3 6-4. The 37-year-old still won the match in straight sets, 6-3 6-2, to give an important point to Team Europe. The format calls for shorter matches. Bjorn Borg's favored Team Europe are trying to defend their crown against Team World which is captained by the legendary ... Read More »

Patriots and Lions discussed Rob Gronkowski trade

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The Patriots play the winless Lions in Week 3. Rather than suit up for their team, Gronkowski would have forgone the rest of his National Football League playing career. That's when Gronkowski found out about the imminent deal - and put a stop to it. He'll be looking to bounce back from an underwhelming performance against the Jaguars, who held him to two catches on four targets for 15 yards. Read More »

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski suffering through ankle injury

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Rob Gronkowski was added to the New England Patriots' injury report on Thursday with an ankle issue, but it does not sound like the star tight end is in danger of missing Sunday night's game against the Detroit Lions. He wasn't on the injury report at all and was a full participant on Wednesday and Thursday, so it looks like he suffered the injury in practice. I've been told that Gordon's hamstring injury is "OK", and the indications I've been given are that he could potentially play this ... Read More »

Can Liverpool end their long Premier League wait in 2019?

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This season, they've started with an impressive consistency, beating West Ham , Crystal Palace , Brighton and Leicester to go into the global break with maximum points. He has scored some memorable goals during his time in the English top-flight, and when asked which of the 100 goals was his best, he replied: "The one at City away in my a year ago at Everton , for me that was the best goal". Read More »

Who is the best Italian to manage in the Premier League?

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Crouch wrote about Arnautovic in The Daily Mail: "I was gutted when he left Stoke and I don't think we would be in the position we are now if he had stayed with the club for another year". He said: "I didn't expect that when I came to England". "I am surprised", Sarri added. 'In Naples, the beginning was very hard. Not for a long time but the first month was very hard. Read More »

Novak Djokovic hits Roger Federer with shot during Laver Cup during doubles

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Despite Federer and Djokovic's defeat, Team Europe still lead 3-1 after the first day's play in Chicago. Anderson's surprise win, combined with a doubles victory by World's Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios over Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin , slashed Europe's overall lead to 7-5 heading into Sunday's third and final day of the exhibition tournament. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Granted Permission To Skip Wolves' Media Day

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The news is different than what was reported of the Wolves' front office earlier on Friday, who reportedly told teams they meant to keep Butler. That was proved correct when Butler's trade request became public. Taylor has overseen high-profile Minnesota stars getting traded in the past, including Kevin Garnett and Kevin Love . Jimmy Butler's desire wish for a quick trade out of Minnesota has reportedly been met with resistance from the Timberwolves' braintrust. Read More »

Tiger Woods leads Tour Championship by 3 after third-round 65

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Rose's bogey at the 14th as Woods tapped in for par afforded the 42-year-old a lead of five. Woods considers it a victory to have made it to the Tour Championship coming off a fourth back surgery. "Obviously, people are excited about watching Tiger play again". Throughout his career, Woods has been almost automatic when holding at least a share of the third-round lead. Read More »

Timberwolves owner says Jimmy Butler is available for trade

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The Timberwolves gave up considerable assets during the 2017 NBA Draft to reunite Butler with Thibodeau, his long-time coach with the Chicago Bulls , trading away Kris Dunn , Zach LaVine and the rights to 2017 No. Taylor has overseen high-profile Minnesota stars getting traded in the past, including Kevin Garnett and Kevin Love . Thibodeau has no interest in trading Butler. Read More »

PGA Tour announces changes to FedEx Cup Playoffs format

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McIlroy has done well at East Lake (first, 16th, second and 10th). And, of course, players will know exactly where they stand at all times while in play, which will ratchet up the drama, outcome and volatility of the competition down the stretch. Read More »

Thibodeau and owner Glen Taylor disagree on moving Butler

With close $40 million in cap space for next summer, the Los Angeles Lakers will be in the running for Jimmy Butler in free agency, but not a moment sooner. Taylor has overseen high-profile Minnesota stars getting traded in the past, including Kevin Garnett and Kevin Love . However, Butler can opt out after this season. Read More »

UEFA opens disciplinary case against Ronaldo

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The 33-year-old has endured a hard start to life in Turin, scoring just twice so far and also receiving a red card against Valencia on his Champions League debut. While it is unlikely that there will be much more made of Can's remarks, the fallout from the red card has continued. The Champions League, which was one of the main reasons the Italian Serie A champions chose to sign the superstar was supposed to be the showcase for CR7. Read More »

Addison Russell placed on administrative leave amid domestic violence investigation

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Russell and the Cubs are expected to make a statement regarding Melisa's post before the start of the Crosstown Classic. The couple split up in June 2017 after Melisa posted a now-deleted Instagram photo alleging infidelity. "The first time I was physically mistreated by my spouse, I was in shock", she wrote . I couldn't wrap my head around what just happened ... Reidy declined to participate in the investigation at the time, and Russell was never punished by the league. Read More »

Jose Mourinho reveals one player is dropped for Wolves clash

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And Jimenez says competition among the squad is strong, which is helping the players to perform well on the pitch. "To play for Manchester United is hard enough for a kid of 19 years old, coming from another country and after an important injury and surgery". Read More »

Bill Belichick actually discusses Josh Gordon on Friday

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Josh Gordon , who has career stats of 180 receptions for 3,106 yards and 16 touchdowns, is expected to play this week when the New England Patriots take on the Lions in Detroit. Gordon has been limited in practice this week since the trade. "The history of Josh Gordon is beyond riddled with off-field issues, substance abuse, consistently letting the team down that drafted him and continually, time after time showed faith in him and brought him back - I thought it was a bad trade quite ... Read More »

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss not expecting goals repeat

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However, his tally of two goals from six matches in all competitions compares to three from half-a-dozen this time previous year. I don't think so, ' Klopp said ahead of Saturday's match against Southampton at Anfield. "We don't expect that". So, the start was good for us as a team and for him as well. Will it be 40 (goals again) at the end of the season? The start was good for the team and also him as well. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers Concerned Knee Will Get Worse Over Season

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It's not typical for Rodgers to go for under 7.0 yards/attempt. "Obviously, I'd love to be better than I was last week as far as health-wise but there's some factors that are out of my control". I think you've got to handle different types of formations and if you show your hand you've got to be sound in what you do. "That's why we're doing what we're doing". Read More »

José Mourinho: Manchester United’s improved defence not just due to defenders

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We're back at home after three away wins, and I think the atmosphere will be very positive for us. City have strolled their games in the Premier League, they have strolled through their group in the Champions League for the last few years and against Lyon, maybe the City players thought it would be another walk in the park and they took their eye off the ball. Read More »

DeChambeau controls his own FedEx Cup destiny

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They were switched two years ago. "I'm excited to have an opportunity to do something that no one has ever done, which is pretty cool", Thomas said. "I think the season itself has been wonderful, to be able to have played this well", Woods said Wednesday. Here's what you need to know. 'It was where my back started bugging me. Read More »

Sergio Agüero signs one-year Manchester City contract extension to 2021

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It is what it is". Many of his players have taken to social media to apologise for the result and while Guardiola admitted they started slowly, he told a news conference that they have nothing to say sorry for. "It's a hard thing from a manager's point of view, do you try and shut up shop because the chances are you're going to get beat anyhow", Warnock said. Read More »

Rafael Nadal to miss upcoming tournaments due to knee injury

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Rafael Nadal says he will not play in upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai because of an injured right knee. Nadal, 32, tweeted on Thursday that after consultations with his medical team he has made a decision to withdraw from the Beijing Open starting October 1 and the following week's Shanghai Masters . Read More »

Thomas Meunier reveals what PSG need to copy from Liverpool team

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Mo Salah could do no wrong last season. He picked up the ball on the edge of the box and sent two defenders the wrong way before nailing a shot into the bottom corner of Alphonse Areola's net to make it 3-2. He celebrated in brilliant fashion, covering his eye which was injured against Spurs over the weekend. Events seemed to be similarly conspiring against the Reds last night as PSG hauled themselves back from 2-0 down to be drawing 2-2 with time ticking away. Read More »

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'fine' despite lack of goals - Jurgen Klopp

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However, according to the Daily Mail , no talks have taken place about improved terms for a player who has less than two years remaining on his existing deal. Klopp has suggested that he could even start the forwards in the same eleven this season and some startling statistics would certainly suggest that it is a partnership that could thrive this season . Read More »

Two Chelsea fans attacked in Greece before Europa League game

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Maurizio Sarri has made changes, albeit not as many as people had speculated. 'I spoke for a few seconds, but that probably it is not a serious injury.' Sarri was happy with how his team controlled proceedings but expressed his frustration at not killing the match. Read More »

Woods, Fowler lead Tour Championship after first round

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The world number nine birdied eight and then played the 11th to 18th holes in three under. I didn't really mis-hit a single shot. "I hit five wood into the green and I knew it was good so I started walking after it". "I hammered that drive up the left side", Woods said. "Actually, it could have been lower, but I'm not complaining". Fowler, who missed two playoff events recovering from an injury to his right oblique, putted for birdie on all but two holes for his 65 as he tries to avoid ... Read More »

Unai Emery demands improvement from Arsenal players

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Since losing its opening two games of the season, Arsenal has begun to return to its expected level, winning its last four games in all competitions, including two straight Premier League road matches. For us it is very important to start this competition with this victory. "It is a bit frustrating, but I keep calm and work very hard to improve". "We need, because we are going to play a lot of matches in the next weeks, players with confidence", Emery said. Read More »

Cleveland Wins! Browns fans get free beer

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The Browns trailed 14-0 when Mayfield replaced an injured Tyrod Taylor late in the second quarter . Bud Light couldn't be more thrilled for the Browns and the city of Cleveland as they savor the taste of this long awaited victory. "He showed the world that tonight!" Well, the fridges unlocked Thursday night when the game clock expired and the fans were clearly excited. Oh, and in case you didn't know, Bud Light has declared Baker Mayfield the "breaker of chains". Read More »

Liverpool legend slams Neymar and Mbappe after poor showing at Anfield

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Recalling those epic demolitions, Klopp's side tore into PSG with two goals in six minutes late in the first half through Daniel Sturridge and a James Milner penalty. "That said, we were not 100 per cent focused". After winning the Europa League last season, Atletico Madrid are targeting Champions League glory with the final to be played in their own stadium . Read More »

Mkhitaryan aiming for glory with Europa specialist Emery

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Unai Emery has confessed that there is still room for improvement, despite Arsenal beating Vorskla Poltava 4-2 in their opening Europa League match. But a defeat at Highbury to fellow pace-setters Arsenal , who would only lose one game all season, dented the Reds' challenge, not to mention the shock resignation of Manager Kenny Dalglish as they ultimately lost out to George Graham's men despite enjoying the best start to a season in the club's recent history. Read More »

Graeme Souness savages Paul Pogba despite match-winning display

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United beat Young Boys 3-0 in their Champions League Group H match on Wednesday and while upbeat about his team's performance the Portuguese manager took aim at the pitch. "When they are players you always have players you have a little bit of a feeling they can become managers, but I don't think even then think about it, that team at Porto." he said. Read More »