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Bayern Munich's James slams Zidane over Real Madrid exit

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However, the Reds could struggle to agree a transfer for the 26-year-old due to his loan agreement with Bayern. The Liverpool's fan favourite has only joined last summer from AS Roma for a whopping fee of €40 million and is believed by many to be on the move again, but this time to Real Madrid after he was praised by their manager Zinedine Zidane. Read More »

Australian Open: Federer cruises into round 3

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It has been reported that Djokovic raised the prospect of forming a players' union separate from the ATP. The ageless Swiss marvel, rated as the favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title, thrilled the Rod Laver Arena crowd with a virtuoso performance. Read More »

Puerto Rico, FEMA still at odds on terms of government loan

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The money is meant to help maintain basic services, but Puerto Rico has yet to see its share. - After 112 days without power, students and teachers at a school in Puerto Rico erupted with cheers of joy, dancing and running through the halls ringing bells when the electricity was finally restored. Read More »

Will Ferrell Asks Roger Federer Bizarre Questions As Ron Burgundy

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But you don't want to miss Roger Federer looking so awkward in an interview with Will Ferrell/Ron Burgundy that he basically becomes Daniel Radcliffe in every press event after the seventh "Harry Potter" movie. "Melbourne, great city. And some wonderful matches so far". The three-time Grand Slam victor crashed out in straight sets to American Tennys Sandgren, ranked 97th in the world. Read More »

Roger Federer makes Australian Open schedule admission after Novak Djokovic complaint

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Halep crushes Bouchard Aggressive world number one Simona Halep kept her quest for a maiden Grand Slam title on course by cruising into the third round. Should there be more time allowed for players to recover between points? But they were not deemed extreme enough for the tournament to implement its policy, which can see matches on open courts postponed and those on the show courts played with the roof closed. Read More »

Zverev fails to reach last 16 after shock loss to Chung

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Austria's fifth seed Dominic Thiem reached the round of 16 at the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino on Saturday. "Austin, two-time U.S. Open victor, tweeted: "@Simona_Halep and @LaurenDavis93 are incredible warriors! The Halep v Davis match was full of drama for a number of reasons, including a moment in the third set involving a ballboy which almost ended in disaster. Read More »

Patriots fans confident going into showdown against Jaguars

The New England Patriots and their fans are holding their collective breath in the wake of Tom Brady's right thumb injury. Sports Illustrated reported Brady needed four stitches on his hand after hitting the buckle of a teammate's helmet earlier this week. Read More »

Barkley ineligible to make Chelsea debut against Norwich

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That was far from the end of the drama as Willian was booked for diving in the box in extra-time and the referee appeared not to consult VAR, even though replays suggested he might have been clipped. After plenty of debate, just where do we stand on using VAR for the future? "Otherwise we cut the power to the referee on the pitch, and that is not right". Read More »

Three tactics to use against Man City

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However, Craig Bellamy wrote his name into Toon folklore in the dying embers of the game, by smashing an emphatic volley into the back of the net; sparking jubilation in the stands and securing all three-points for the home side. "Every game we have to execute whatever gameplan he gives us, and that'll be the case against City. I will do what I have to do to win for my team". Read More »

Paul Pogba makes huge Man City claim

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Valencia, back from almost a month out with a hamstring injury, collected Paul Pogba's pass, cut inside, and blasted a shot into the top corner with his weaker foot to give United the lead. The thoughts of Manchester United's fans may have been on the possible arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but the players stayed focused to beat Stoke City 3-0 in the Premier League at a rainy Old Trafford on Monday. Read More »

Nets rally to top Heat, 101-95

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The Toronto Raptors continued their stellar home form after Kyle Lowry's 24 points and DeMar DeRozan's 21 saw them beat the San Antonio Spurs 86-83. The Heat were led by center Hassan Whiteside , who had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks. Rickey McGill scored 18 points, Crawford 16, Roland Griffin 15 and Edogi 12 with nine rebounds for Iona (12-7, 6-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Read More »

Fernandinho pens Manchester City contract extension

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The club announced that the 29-year old has extended his contract, that was scheduled to expire in 2020, till 2022. Fernandinho won the Premier League and EFL Cup during his debut season in England under Manuel Pellegrini, scoring in the final before City regained the latter competition on penalties against Liverpool in 2016. Read More »

Top seed Halep endures marathon to reach last 16

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The third set took 2 hours and 22 minutes and momentum swung, with 11 service breaks and two medical timeouts - for Davis to get treatment for toes on both feet - before Halep converted on her first match point. Australian 18th seed Ash Barty and Japan's Naomi Osaka will battle later on Saturday - their match was originally pencilled in for 3.30pm - for the right to face Halep in the fourth round on Monday. Read More »

Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE is expected to celebrate the first anniversary of his inauguration this weekend with a party at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, according to Bloomberg News . Read More »

Winter Storm Moving Out, Hazardous Road Conditions Remain

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From Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina's five most populous cities all saw significant snow from a system that followed an atypical west-to-east path across the state - and moved more slowly than forecasters had predicted. But Wilmoth said the snow is not over. "But it is the South". Thousands of customers across Georgia and North Carolina had lost electricity, utility providers said, while several Louisiana parishes were under boil water advisories owing to busted pipes. Read More »

South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

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Trump was widely condemned by many African countries and by global rights organisations for the comments. Following reports of his choice words, the president denied in a tweet that his words were portrayed accurately by Durbin. The Senate proposal - aimed at addressing Democrats' demands for protections for young adults dubbed "Dreamers" brought to the United States illegally as children - fell far short of what most Republicans believe needs to happen, Trump told Reuters in an ... Read More »

Manchester United leading the race to sign Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri

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A report claims that Man City have earmarked the defensive midfielder as a key target for the summer transfer window but United are also keen on the Ivory Coast worldwide. Although City's unbeaten run was recently ended by Liverpool's 4-3 victory at Anfield , their midfield is arguably where everything ticks with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandinho all putting in world class performances this season. Read More »

Chelsea move for Peter Crouch as injury ends Andy Carroll chase

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Carroll's career has been blighted by injuries ever since his move to the ranks of the Hammers from Liverpool in 2013 for £15million . Recent talks between the two clubs are said to have gone positively with the final decision left to the player, who is considering other options in addition to West Ham . Read More »

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

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Arsenal is coming off a surprise loss to Bournemouth, but optimism has come in the form of transfer rumors linking the club to signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan , with Alexis Sanchez set to leave the club in a swap with Manchester United for the Armenian worldwide. Read More »

Aston Villa favourite Dion Dublin tribute to Cyrille Regis

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Regis said in 2008 at Buckingham Palace after being made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, or MBE, by Queen Elizabeth II. Regis died on Monday aged 59 after suffering a heart attack, news that shocked football fans and ex-players across the country. Read More »

Watch 2018 Australian Open online

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Federer replied with an unreturnable serve out wide and an outrageous down-the-line forehand to close the idea down. We know that. We just hope they realise and they do appreciate us maybe more all the time and not just in waves. "If you want to get to the top you've got to play in all conditions", Federer said, claiming he would have been happy to play the day session because he thought he would "thrive" in that heat. Read More »

What is going on with Tom Brady's hand?

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Brady's unwillingness to miss practice time is well known. Does he intend to play? While there were plenty who expected the Jaguars to be better this season, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who predicted they would win 10 games, let alone battling the New England Patriots for a Super Bowl berth. Read More »

MSU Board asks attorney general to review handling of Nassar case

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As Raisman said this, she raised her head high and looked Nassar square in the eyes, her expression conveying both utter fury and absolute dignity. "Where is the honesty?" Nassar is the former MSU athletics doctor who sexually abused multiple students under the guise of medical treatment. Read More »

Antonio Conte: Siege mentality doesn't work for Chelsea

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However, the England worldwide has since been unable to play due to different issues. He said, "It was a very proud moment because it's something that you aspire to as a child, you always want to be a Premier League player ". His representative Irfan Redzepagic told Roma Giallorossa : "No, I don't know anything about this". After the last game, Conte spoke in no uncertain terms of his disappointment about those two suspensions, leveling his criticsms at both the players ( Pedro for ... Read More »

Australian Open heat: Players being sent to 'abattoir'

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Roger Federer has called for the Grand Slams to up their levels of prize money and said players are "bored' of having to push the issue". "Did I request? No", he said following the Monfils match. Apart from the big four Stanislaus Wawrinka who had won last year's French Open Champion and Jo-Wilfred-Tsonga too are looking out of form and fitness. Read More »

Officials were warned of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor's abuse

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All three gymnasts, and several others , say former team doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them at the training center . In her statement, the gold medalist said the former team doctor took advantage of the fact that treatments with him "were mandatory". Read More »

Sam Allardyce coy on Aaron Lennon future amid exit reports

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The manager ( Sam Allardyce ) is very ambitious and I feel like the club is going in the right direction. The club has won trophies but I want them to win trophies now'. When I go back there it will hit me, I'm sure - it has been my life, my family, so it will hit me. He will get a chance to say a proper goodbye to Arsenal - where Wenger has told him he is always welcome - when Everton visit the Emirates at the start of next month. Read More »