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'Crisco Cops' grease posts in Philly before Eagles-Vikings

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One person was handcuffed for assaulting a police officer in a bloody pregame incident in a tailgate lot outside the stadium. Both teams had starting quarterbacks who were backups at the start of the year, and Keenum would probably have been given the nod over Nick Foles . Read More »

Sanchez move brings the smile back to Chilean football

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In a deal that involves Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving the other way, Sanchez's arrival was finally made official after a whole lot of buzz around it. A tireless and direct runner with a natural inclination to attack, Sanchez would likely have been a good fit for United under Ferguson, who quit in 2013 after almost 27 trophy-filled years. Read More »

NFL Notes: Vrabel to Titans all about Mariota

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Vrabel , the former Houston Texans defensive coordinator, inherits the position less than a week after Mike Mularkey was sacked. Another of the in-house candidates, cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt, received a new title and greater responsibility after not getting the coordinator position, while two National Football League sources said earlier this month that Packers coach Mike McCarthy wanted to keep Perry on staff, too. Read More »

Arsene Wenger explains why Arsenal's spending is capped

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Players sometimes need to feel important and loved by the club. Last week, former Arsenal defender Martin Keown called Sanchez "football's biggest mercenary". In one video which was posted to YouTube to welcome Mkhitaryan to the Gunners, supporters reckon they've spotted a message. Mkhitaryan will hope to revive his career at the Emirates after falling out of favour with now-former manager Jose Mourinho . Read More »

Klopp says Liverpool dragged into a fight

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Van Dijk did get his head to the ball, but his clearance went only about a millimeter for each of the 75 million Liverpool paid for him a month ago. Speaking to Sky Sports , ex-Reds star Redknapp said: "They sold Coutinho to Barcelona for a huge fee, £146m, and have brought in Virgil van Dijk for £75m - a player they badly needed". Read More »

Burnley 0 Manchester United 1 - Red Devils undo stubborn Burnley

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When asked about the shut-outs, Mourinho said: "We defended well since the beginning of the season. I think they will be successful". He feels Sanchez's huge wages, should his deal to United be completed, will cause inflation in the game. "The team is well organised, the defenders are in form, David (De Gea) today I don't remember anything important, but he's also very crucial for us, and we controlled well the game". Read More »

Official! United unveil Sanchez in monster $287m deal

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Sanchez is set to join Manchester United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Arsenal made a decision to go ahead with the swap deal rather than allow the player's contract, which would have expired in June, to run down, negating the risk of losing him for nothing. Read More »

Manchester United highest revenue generating club in football

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Southampton are perhaps the biggest surprise of the top 20, with the Saints having dropped into the Premier League's relegation zone over the weekend. 'Looking further ahead, the long term composition of the Money League is an intriguing topic . "English clubs' dominance will depend heavily on the outcome of the Premier League's ongoing tender for the next three year TV deal starting from 2019-20". Read More »

Steve Kerr won't point to Rockets as lone threat to Warriors

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Gordon ranks fourth in the National Basketball Association with 136 3-pointers this season, but has gone a combined 0 for 16 the last two games. On the heels of the loss, Warriors coach Steve Kerr gave a glimpse into what he believes should probably be the team's "No. Read More »

Australian Open: Hyeon Chung upsets Novak Djokovic

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Again in the second set, Chung squandered a 3-0 lead, but managed to break Djokovic's serve one more time to seal the set. Sandgren is ranked No. 97 in the ATP rankings. "I don't know if this is a dream or not", Sandgren said to the crowd in his on-court interview after his 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (7-9), 6-3 victory. Read More »

Swansea City 1, Liverpool 0: Man of the Match

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal was full of praise for his players after they secured an impressive 1-0 win over 4 placed Liverpool in the Premier League. "I am more frustrated about the performance than the result", said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp . Van Dijk, playing in his first league game since signing from Southampton , had earlier flashed over a header from a first-half corner, while Mohamed Salah blazed the Dutch defender's lofted pass over the bar on the half-hour mark. Read More »

Galatasary Enter Race For Andre Ayew

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Having seen the likes of Steve Mandanda and Dimitri Payet transfer back to the south of France and prosper, with the Ligue 1 side now in a Champions League spot, ahead of Monaco, it wouldn't be all that surprising if the West Ham forward felt he could do something similar. Read More »

Elise Mertens reaches semifinals on debut at Australian Open

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Mertens has trained at Clijsters' tennis academy in Belgium for the past three years and has grown close to the four-time major victor. In-form Mertens is making her Australian Open main draw debut and is on a nine-match win streak after making a successful title defence in a warm-up event in Hobart just over a week ago. Read More »

Karoline Pliskova comes back to defeat Barbora Strycova in fourth round

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Halep produced five breaks in her fourth round victory as well. I have to serve well, otherwise she has, I would not say risky game but if I don't play well I don't have the chance to win against her. The 2016 victor sped into a 4-1 first set lead with a display of effervescent hitting in their hotly-anticipated third-round encounter. Pliskova hopes to make her third career grand slam semifinal appearance. Read More »

3 to reach Australian Open semis

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If Edmund were to bag a surprise win, he would be just the sixth British male to reach the semi-finals of a major Grand Slam in the Open Era. This will be the first-ever semifinal appearance for the unseeded Edmund where he will face either Rafael Nadal or Marin Cilic for a place in the final. Read More »

Olivier Giroud transfer interests Borussia Dortmund

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Manchester United and Arsenal are set to trade one 29-year-old for another with Alexis Sanchez moving to Old Trafford and Mkhitaryan the other way. Dortmund pushed hard for a victor but Hertha held on. The newspaper says Dortmund are holding out for around £55m but Arsenal could reduce the financial outlay by including Olivier Giroud as a makeweight in any deal for Aubameyang's signature. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United to be confirmed imminently

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United fans, enjoy Alexis Sanchez , bye! Some have questioned whether Mkhitaryan is an adequate replacement for Sanchez, who was Arsenal's leading scorer in two of his three full seasons at the club. "He's a very complete player". [Smiles] He's hungry to win all the trophies, Premier League, Champions League... The swap was expected since last week and it was reported that Mkhitaryan was the one delaying confirmation of the move. Read More »

Guardiola - We do not need another striker

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What happened [at Anfield] happened. "I said after the game ( against Liverpool ) we need this kind of result to realise what we have done and the way we ran and fought against a team that defended with 10 or 11 players in the box was so good". Read More »

Michael O'Neill rejects offer to become Scotland manager

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Michael O'Neill has turned down the opportunity to become the manager of the Scotland national team. However in a statement, O'Neill said it was "a great honour" to be offered the position but added it was "not the right opportunity" for him at this stage of his career. Read More »

New CCTV video shows suspect doing rounds near Zainab's house

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The three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the orders while hearing the suo motu notice against Zainab's murder here at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry. Expressing dissatisfaction over the progress in the probe into the rape-cum-murder of the minor girl, another member of the bench Justice Manzoor Ahmed Malik remarked, "The police are pursuing a one-track investigation and must widen the scope of the probe beyond simply using DNA test to track down the culprits". Read More »

Giants add Austin Jackson to re-tooled outfield

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Even if the aging Jackson and McCutchen aren't massive upgrades, they're a notch above San Francisco's 2017 standard. The deal with the Giants should allow San Francisco to stay under the luxury tax threshold for now. The Giants were also closely linked with free agent Lorenzo Cain. Anybody who has complained about the Giants being too old, well, they've got more ammo here. Read More »

Brady talks about injured hand, win over Jaguars in AFC title game

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It was more a nuisance than blood and guts. "We're going to have to play our best game of the year", Belichick said. Amendola made five of his seven receptions in the fourth quarter, including two touchdowns to lift the Patriots to a 24-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday night. Read More »

Cousins' monster performance powers Pels past the Bulls

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That threesome of double digits hadn't been reached since Wilt Chamberlain in 1968. They went on a 22-1 run to take a 112-110 lead, but almost lost when Justin Holiday drew a foul on a 3-point shot with 0.3 seconds remaining in the final quarter. Read More »

Eagles defeat Vikings 38-7, heading to Super Bowl

The Vikings' night started off as well as they could have hoped. For the Vikings , an NFC Championship would be an historic feat - Minnesota is hosting Super Bowl LII and no National Football League team has ever played a Super Bowl in its home stadium. Read More »