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Everton deal for Gylfi Sigurdsson having impact at Leicester City

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After having an initial offer of £45 million for the Iceland worldwide rejected last month, Everton are determined to complete the signing of Sigurdsson , who they have targeted all summer. "And it's best for everyone that he doesn't play in these [pre-season] games". An absence for the league opener would be a massive hit to the Swans' attack, with Fernando Llorente (arm) out and Gylfi Sigurdsson presumably on his way to Everton , which could allow Jordan Ayew to start up front. Read More »

Silva would love Mbappe reunion

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Along with Real Madrid , Barcelona, Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain, City have been linked with the teenage striker, who spearheaded Monaco's charge to the Ligue 1 title and the Champions League semi-finals last season. "He can be one of the best in the world very soon". And Mendy, quickly become a firm fans favourite, had a joke with the City fans with a Tweet about Mbappe , after he met City's Leroy Sane. Read More »

WGC Bridgestone Invitational 2017: Hideki Matsuyama Earns 5th Career PGA Win

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The world number three blew away the field at the Firestone Country Club with a final-round 61 to win the tournament by five shots from Zach Johnson. "I was thinking about that at 16 - I knew if I birdied 16, 17 and 18 I could get there". He goes there as one of the favourites after top-15 finishes in the previous three majors this year. Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters , who shared the 54-hole lead with Johnson, carded a closing 71 to finish alone in fourth, with McIlroy fifth alongside Paul ... Read More »

Defender rejects Euro giants in favour of Leeds switch

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The young left-back underwent a medical at Leeds on Friday night and all the details of his move to Elland Road have been completed for the Whites to announce his signature. He is yet to play a first-team game under Van Gaal's replacement, Jose Mourinho. The England U20 global broke into the first team under Louis van Gaal making 14 appearances during the 2015-16 season before signing a long-term contract in 2016 that will keep him at the club until at least 2020. Read More »

Matsuyama ties Firestone course record to win WGC-Bridgestone

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And he responded to the challenge with a series of precise approach shots, completing his closing birdie hat-trick by draining a six-footer at the par-four 18th. "You wouldn't have believed how I warmed up this morning". The 25-year-old finished at 16-under 264 and will be one of the favourites to take out the final major of the year - the PGA Championship which begins at Quail Hollow this Friday. Read More »

Oakland Athletics outfielder Matt Joyce hurls homophobic slur at fan

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The You Can Play Project has already reached out to Joyce, asking him to participate in their latest video campaign promoting the respect of all athletes and sports fans, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The story did not specify the slur Joyce used, and AP photographer Mark J. Terrill said he did not hear the first part of the exchange. Joyce was batting.227 with 14 home runs, 43 RBI and 74 strikeouts in 98 games for the last-place A's. Read More »

Hearts boss slams 'disrespectful' Rodgers

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A manager of his calibre should know better. The Northern Irishman recruited the Reds no.10 from Inter Milan in January 2013 and to this day the Brazilian remains one of the best signings he made for the club, as the attacking midfielder has been a key player at Anfield ever since. Read More »

Darvish solid in Dodgers debut, shuts out Mets

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That's it. Los Angeles hasn't recorded multiple four-game losing streaks like the Washington Nationals have endured, no six-game losing streaks like the defending champion Chicago Cubs and zero seven-game losing streaks like the upstart New York Yankees. Read More »

Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal form after Community Shield win

I consider Arsenal one of the six teams ready to fight to win the title. Gary Cahill scored first for Chelsea , and Theo Walcott and Nacho Monreal were successful for Arsenal . The Blues looked to be cruising to victory before Pedro was sent off 10 minutes from time , and Gunners defender Sead Kolasinac netted immediately to send the game to penalties. Read More »

Netherlands tops Denmark in Women's Euro Championship

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In fact, the Netherlands had never reached the finals of a major tournament, with their best finish coming in 2009 when they reached the semifinals of the European Championship. She now plays for the Portland Thorns in the U.S. National Women's Soccer League. Sherida Spitse put the Netherlands back into the lead shortly after the break and, after a nail-biting second half, Vivianne Miedema scored the decisive goal in the 88 minute for a final score of 4-2. Read More »

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Something To Prove

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The pair are continuing their war of words on social media, after Malignaggi stormed out of McGregor's training camp after claiming he was "set up" . Malignaggi wished McGregor well for the rest of the camp, but vowed to air his full version of events when the time is right. In a statement on Twitter , a frustrated Malignaggi said: "I wanted to clear the air". Read More »

Cruz 2 HRs, Mariners top Royals 8-7 to open doubleheader

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An MRI revealed Perez has a right intercostal strain after leaving the game Friday after six innings. It they had played Saturday, Yost said Perez was "too sore" to play. The Royals plan on bringing up rookie right-hander Jakob Junis as the 26th man and starting him in the second game. Kansas City is 8-2 in Kennedy's last 10 starts and 20-10 in their last 31 interleague home games while the under is 7-1-2 in their last 10 against the NL Central. Read More »

(Tennis) Sizzling Zverev takes fourth title of the year

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It's obviously a very big tournament so I'm very pleased to be through to the final", Anderson told reporters. "He definitely seems to be on a path in that direction". "I was dreaming to win this tournament and I'm so happy", Makarova said. Although Anderson made him serve for the title, the precocious German showed no nerves in taking his first match point to add another trophy to his fast-growing collection. Read More »

Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post

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The team, Atlee , is from the Richmond, Virginia area and is comprised of 12-to-14 year old girls. A player from the Atlee team posted the photo on her Snapchat account on Friday. Their coach thinks disqualifying them was an overreaction. "They don't want the community to think that they've done something to let them down". Late Saturday night, Atlee Little League president Jamie Batten sent a statement to the Times-Dispatch saying that the organization is "disappointed" by the ... Read More »

Betty Cuthbert, 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Dies at 79

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Cuthbert was dubbed the "Golden Girl" in Australia after her starring role as an 18-year-old at the Melbourne Games, and was honored with a statue cast in bronze outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground. "She is the only athlete, male or female, to win Olympic gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m, with her trophy cabinet also including three medals from the Commonwealth Games", he said. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Manchester United in UEFA Super Cup

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The midfield category is dominated by Real Madrid after their Champions League and La Liga exploits last season, with Toni Kroos , Luka Modric and Casemiro battling for the top honour. In a glittering career Mourinho has not yet won the Super Cup - his Chelsea team lost on penalties to Bayern Munich in the 2013 edition. "I left Porto and two months later I was facing them in the Champions League", he told UEFA.com. Read More »

Bowie wins women's 100m world title, Thompson flops

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A night after American Justin Gatlin shocked Usain Bolt in the men's final, Bowie went one better than a year ago in Rio as her ideal dip on the line nicked the race from Ta Lou by one-hundredth of a second. And Thompson made exactly the same mistake, getting out in a frightful 0.2 seconds, and she would never recover. "Ta Lou went away fast but she always is". Read More »

Kyung Kim gets her major redemption with two-shot Women's British Open victory

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Ewart Shadoff parred the final hole for a 64, but watched as Kim finished off her victory. The 29-year-old, who missed a 1ft putt at Mission Hills Country Club to win in regulation before losing out in a play-off to fellow South Korean Sun-Young Yoo, produced an incredibly steady round of golf in dismal conditions to prevail by two shots from Jodi Ewart Shadoff. Read More »

Fans support Dale Earnhardt Jr. in last race at the Glen

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It was his second NASCAR victory in a week - he won his first Cup race of the season last Sunday at Pocono - and energized him for Sunday afternoon's 220-lap Cup race at The Glen. "I didn't think it would play out, I'm a little bit dumbfounded". I've never had to do that before... "I'm second happiest", Kenseth said after his 18th race at The Glen. Read More »

Willie Reed arrested on charges of domestic violence

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The arrest report went on to explain that the dispute began when Mrs. Reed told her husband that she wanted a divorce. During a struggle for the purse, she fell to the ground and was dragged until the strap broke, according to the report. Read More »

Gold for Mo Farah in World Championships 10000 metres

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Despite doping allegations against him prior to the race, Farah survived a collective effort from his rivals to claim victory, as his family joined him on the track to celebrate afterwards. Weightman also moved into Saturday's semi-final after fourth place in the third and final heat. Judd won a bronze medal at the 2011 World Youth Championships and a silver medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships but is yet to win a senior medal. Read More »

Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL

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Collins was projected to be a starter this season after filling in capably for injured star Desmond Trufant last season. "We are extremely disappointed that for the second straight season we are dealing with a suspension for Jalen", said general manager Thomas Dimitroff in a press release. Read More »

MLB Predictions: Will Dodgers stay red hot, beat Mets Sunday night? 8/6/17

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A 3-0 deficit remained just that, and Hill would only allow two baserunners for the rest of his outing. He stranded the runner, but the trouble began in the next inning. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN as the featured Sunday Night Baseball game. Then, catcher Travis d'Arnaud came in to pinch hit for reliever Fernando Salas. Read More »

Serena Williams: Inside Her Epic '50s-Themed Baby Shower

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In the accompanying interview, the Grand Slam victor spoke about her surprise to be pregnant and how she had taken six pregnancy tests before the news had properly sunk in. The group posed for a number of photos posted on social media with the hashtag 'ShakeRattleandRoll2017, including them standing by a red jukebox and a vintage pick-up truck. Read More »

Michael Owen predicts where Arsenal will finish next season

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The Mirror has reported that Sanchez has been "dropping hints to teammates and friends" that he will be staying at the Emirates for one more season. The Chile striker is back in training after returning from the Confederations Cup and getting over a bout of flu this week. Read More »

Matt Holliday could land on DL with back injury

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That you need to get better. "We have expressed how important it is". "There are certain situations where some people may not think that what happens in the game affects the next day but it could if it leads to 10 extra pitches from a reliever". Read More »

Community Shield: Chelsea, Arsenal lock horns in season's curtain raiser

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Antonio Conte expects the 2017-18 season to be the most hard of his managerial career as he continues to insist his Chelsea squad is too small for their Premier League defence. The Blues face their London rivals Arsenal on Sunday, the clash will take place at Wembley and kick-off is scheduled for 14:00 (GMT). I don't know. Read More »

Manchester City playing the waiting game for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez

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While Sanchez will work hard this week to be ready for Friday, Wenger said that his other key midfielders could struggle: Ozil only has a "little chance" to be fit while Ramsey is also struggling. Arsenal fans were split on whether Arsene Wenger deserved a new two-year contract with the club in May, with the FA Cup final triumph over Chelsea the clincher. Read More »

Muguruza cruises but Kvitova is eliminated

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She chose to play professionally, but succeeding at a tour event on the courts she would otherwise have signed to has filled the stadium with local fans who are coming out to support her. I had to match her, be aggressive as well. "I've never hit with her nor have I played against her". Muguruza had impressed en route to the semi-finals of the California tournament as she sought to follow up her impressive Grand Slam success last month. Read More »

Joshua Garnett Suffers Leg Injury at 49ers Training Camp, May Require Surgery

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Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco was among the first to report the news. If they do miss regular season action, the 49ers aren't exactly screwed, but they're not in a good place either. Over the past week, Foster has drawn praise from training-camp observers for his penchant for big plays, but he continued to work with the second and third units. Read More »