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Baines to rescue on Rooney's return


Rooney dropped to a deeper position in the second period after Sandro came on. He added: "You always get that feeling when you're walking out the tunnel so to actually do it again in an Everton shirt will be a special moment for me". Wayne Rooney made his European debut for Everton against Slovakian outfit Ruzomberok on Thursday night, and it's fair to say he endured a mixed outing. Read More »

Liverpool end interest in Leipzig star Naby Keita


Liverpool are now going to turn their attentions elsewhere, whilst also looking at their other big targets including Virgil van Dijk. Asked about Liverpool's withdrawal from the race for Keita's signature, Hasenhuttl, speaking after his side's 1-0 defeat against Sevilla in the Emirates Cup, said: "That's good". Read More »

Iniesta, Suarez plead with Neymar to stay at Barcelona

Barcelona had a training session Thursday at Barry University in Miami . The Barcelona star was recently caught sparring with Nelson Semedo in a training session. Meanwhile, if Neymar leaves, Barcelona will likely go for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, Chelsea's Eden Hazard or Tottenham's Dele Alli - to replace him at the Nou Camp. Read More »

Sanchez not for sale, insists Arsenal's Wenger

Arsenal contract rebel Sanchez-who is in the previous year on his deal in north London-would require a massive transfer fee of his own to take away from the Emirates, although City have a lucrative wage ready and waiting. There's no basic problem. 'For a manager it's a bit different, it concerns what is the future of the club, what's going on what's happening, it has great uncertainty. Read More »

Raiders' Donald Penn Holding Out For New Contract


The news came as the Raiders' veterans began checking into the hotel in Napa where they will spend the next three weeks. Center Rodney Hudson was among the arrivals and said he's hopeful Penn's situation won't drag on long. He was absent Monday when rookies first reported. Penn is entering the second and final year of his current deal and wants to be paid like a top-ten left tackle. Read More »

Eric Dier Manchester United transfer talk dashed by Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino


He's one of the top strikers in the world. I don't know why other people are so focused on my players and our club. "Always the club told him if the right offer came, and every single party are happy, it will happen". He said: "Our moment will arrive". 'It means that we have good players in the squad. "We're working very hard to try to achieve our targets and we'll see". Read More »

Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus


Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and will assume the chief of staff post on Monday. Refusing to let the apparently embarrassed Priebus' non-answers slide, however, Blitzer pushed the ousted White House official for comment on Scaramucci's tweeted and stated claims that he was behind several leaks. Read More »

Two dead, 17 injured in stampede at FNB Stadium


The stampede is thought to have been caused by someone selling or using fake tickets at a stadium entrance. The stampede occurred today during a game between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto area of Johannesburg. In a statement, Executive Mayor Cllr Herman Mashaba extended condolences to the families of the "two residents who tragically lost their lives during a stampede". Read More »

Alvaro Morata to start first Chelsea game, Antonio Conte eyes strongest XI

The 27-year-old left Spurs for the Etihad Stadium two weeks ago, but Walker was only one of a number of Spurs players Conte admires, including Dele Alli. They don't have time to give players a chance, so when you get a chance you just have to take it. "I saw that around young players, there is always a great debate and in this pre-season, I think every young player's attitude has been very good". Read More »

Galle Test: India beat Sri Lanka by 304 runs


India , the world's top-ranked Test side, declared their second innings at 3-240 after captain Virat Kohli completed his 17th Test hundred. Opener Abhinav Mukund too made an impact with 81 in the second innings. Joining forces after the early departure of the first innings centurions Shikhar Dhawan (14) and Cheteshwar Pujara (15), Kohli and Mukund put together 133 runs for the third wicket as India found themselves in a commanding position. Read More »

Injury forces tennis ace Novak out for season


Of course, I want to make a return to the top, achieve success and win trophies. But now it is not the time to talk about it. Djokovic said he plans to start with a tune-up tournament ahead of the Australian Open in January. He had also mentioned that he was thinking seriously to take a long break from the circuit of the ATP. It continued a poor run of form in 2017, where he was dumped out the Australian Open in the second round, and failed to make the semi-finals of the French Open . Read More »

Woman Threatens Somalians in Walmart Parking Lot


Ms Hensley claimed that the footage only showed half the story and that the three Somali women had parked "way too close" to her vehicle and had refused to move, before swearing at her. The shocking incident occurred in a Walmart auto park where Ms Hensley claimed the women had parked their auto too close to her vehicle. "I just wish the whole video could be shown". Read More »

White Sox trade Dan Jennings to Rays for minor-leaguer Casey Gillaspie


Gillaspie was the first round pick of Tampa Bay in 2014 as the 20th overall selection and is the 74th overall prospect in the MLB according to Baseball America . Jennings was a 2008 sixth round by the Marlins (from the University of Nebraska), debuted in 2012 and was traded to the White Sox following the 2014 season. Read More »

Gareth Bale to Man Utd: Real Madrid star's agent brands transfer 'stupid'


Could Bale be on his way out? Furthermore, they have had a long standing interest in the player, having tried to purchase him not only when he moved from Tottenham to Madrid, but also when he moved from Southampton to White Hart Lane. Any sort of move for Gareth Bale will depend on the sale of Mbappe to Madrid from Monaco . To make way and generate funds for Mbappe in Madrid, however, preliminary work needed to be done: Alvaro Morata was shipped out to Chelsea , whose recruitment ... Read More »

Williams appeals suspension for his red card


SBW copped a four week ban after being sent off for a shoulder charge against Anthony Watson during the second British and Irish Lions Test. But a World Rugby judicial panel has ruled an All Blacks warmup match - proposed by New Zealand as the fourth match of Williams' suspension - is not acceptable. Read More »

Broncos' Shane Ray out 6-8 weeks with wrist injury


Ray's injury further exacerbates the team's depth at outside linebacker after losing Shaquil Barrett to a hip injury in late May. This is tough news for a Broncos team that relies heavily on its defensive prowess and desperately needs another quick pass rusher on the outside to prevent Von Miller from getting double teamed on every play. Read More »

UFC 214: Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones get in final digs


Jones however, wasn't having a bar of it. When Jones asked him how long he think he's been doing steroids, Cormier speculated Jones was clean for his first three fights in the UFC . He may be content with being labeled as the antagonist in his saga with Cormier; cool with the idea of being the " bad guy ." . Cormier backers, though, can take heart in the belief that his takedown defense could be sharper than it was against Jones 2 1/2 years ago. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino confirms that Tottenham will move in the transfer market


Les Ferdinand, the former Tottenham striker and a Premier League cult-hero, is absolutely convinced that Kane will not leave the north London club this summer, or in the near future. "Every team has to understand what their ambitions are", the Italian said. 'Every team has to understand what their ambitions are. Premier League clubs have so far spent over £850million during the transfer window, with accounting firm Deloitte forecasting the record £1.165 billion spent last summer will ... Read More »

Chiefs trade Pro Bowler DJ Alexander to Seahawks


The Chiefs have traded inside linebacker D.J. Alexander to the Seattle Seahawks for inside linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis, the team announced Friday. He had a great season on the special teams squad in 2016 and even made the Pro Bowl as a special teamer. When Pierre-Louis has played on defense, he has played on the outside for the Seahawks. Read More »

Porsche confirms it is leaving LMP1 to join Formula E


Porsche has revealed it is to follow in the footsteps of fellow German vehicle maker Mercedes in joining Formula E in 2019/20, in time for the all-electric series' sixth season. That will leave only Audi and BMW fielding cars in Germany's top touring vehicle division. The decision is not expected to affect Porsche's involvement in other categories that exist in the World Endurance Championship . Read More »

Ricciardo fastest in Hungary F1 practice


It was Valtteri Bottas who set the early pace, the Finn clocking a 1m19.451s on the supersofts before making a series of improvements to drop down into the low 1m19s. Felipe Massa was the leading Williams in 11th, four tenths quicker than teammate Lance Stroll , and just a fraction ahead of Force India's Sergio Perez . Read More »

How Newcastle would line up with new signing Mikel Merino


Newcastle's return to the Premier League following their relegation to the Championship may have been secured swiftly and effectively, but the Magpies have been far from effective in the transfer market, this summer. "I'm really pleased that you (the media) didn't know Merino, because it means we are doing our job properly". The Spaniard signed for Borussia Dortmund from Osasuna in July 2016 following the Spanish clubs promotion to La Liga. Read More »

OJ Simpson Is Not Welcome On USC's Campus After Parole


So USC's current head football coach, Clay Helton , fielded questions this week about Simpson's future involvement on campus. USC football coach Clay Helton said Simpson, who was granted parole last week in Nevada after serving almost nine years in a Nevada prison for a botched robbery attempt, would not be permitted to attend a Trojans practice. Read More »

Carl Frampton fight cancelled after Gutierrez accident


CARL Frampton thrilled Belfast fans on his way to the top and on Saturday they'll see him fight to stay there. McGuigan left Las Vegas feeling deeply frustrated in January after witnessing Frampton dethroned by Mexican rival Leo Santa Cruz, the man from whom he had taken the WBA world featherweight title six months earlier in Brooklyn. Read More »

Former Irmo QB Signs With The Ravens


For all of their injury concerns, the Ravens almost had full participation during Friday's practice at their training facility in Owings Mills. Harbaugh said whether the Ravens or any team signs Kaepernick will depend on a lot of factors, but as for his squad, "it's all speculation now". Read More »