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Brendan Rodgers reveals his plans for defender's future

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He said: "We were always in control of the game from start to finish". "It can never be stale". "The team of 2003 with Henrik Larsson in it, which got to a European final, unfortunately I just don't believe we're going to see that for a while". Read More »

Brian Cookson loses to David Lappartient in UCI president election

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The defeat makes Cookson the first UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale ) president to serve only one term. The former president of British Cycling had claimed to be confident of 30 of the 45 votes in the run-up to the election, saying: "I promised to do things four years ago and..." He replaced Irishman Pat McQuaid in 2013 after promising to restore the credibility of cycling but his term was marked by several scandals. Read More »

NFL players ask league to support campaign

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Fellow anthem-protester and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins . "In your words, from Protest to Progress, we need action". Roger Goodell was asked to support current and former players' fight against racism. The memo seeks an investment of time and education, political involvement, finances and other commitments from the league. Though he is not on a roster, other players in the league are continuing his efforts and actively working with the league on the matter. Read More »

Eichorst out as Nebraska AD

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Eichorst was athletic director at Miami before taking the Nebraska job in October 2012. Eichorst's most high-profile move as athletic director had been his surprise 2014 decision to hire Riley, the former Oregon State coach who had come to Lincoln with a less-than-spectacular career coaching resume. Read More »

Call to stop Lukaku chants

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Now $128 million summer buy Lukaku has himself responded to the debate. "Great backing since I joined #MUFC ", Lukaku was quoted as saying on United's official Twitter account. "Racist stereotypes are never acceptable, irrespective of any intention to show support for a player", said Kick It Out earlier this week. "The perpetrators can expect to face punishment". Read More »

Real-life 'Raging Bull' boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95

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On June 16, 1949 he scored a knockout win over French boxer Marcel Cerdan to capture the middleweight title. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for almost two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of America's biggest sports. Read More »

Harry Kane will stay at Tottenham for a "long time"

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It's important to give back to the fans and after reading Roxanne and Julian's stories I really wanted to meet them and give them and their families a great day at Wembley. " But I tell you always, Harry is a player who loves Tottenham and is going to stay here ". Tottenham talisman Harry Kane treated five Tottenham fans to VIP trips to Wembley last weekend after being touched by their personal stories on social media. Read More »

Windies' Chris Gayle ruled out of second ODI against England

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Sent in, the hosts had reached 21 without loss when the rains arrived after just 15 minutes of play to drive players from the field. "It's been a long time coming, I made by debut so long ago". Jonny Bairstow's hundred, Chris Gayle's brief cameo, Ben Stokes dismissing Marlon Samuels and a soggy outfield were the main memories to take away. Read More »

West Ham vs Tottenham

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He added: "We've been great against Spurs recently, especially at home, but also away - in the last one away we lost 3-2". Spurs fans are delighted at the return of Davies after he missed the last two Tottenham matches with an ankle injury sustained in the Champions League triumph over Borussia Dortmund. Read More »

NCLAT allows waiver plea of Cyrus Mistry firms

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The rest is held by Tata group companies and some Tata family members. Mistry has been locked in a legal battle with the Tatas since his unceremonious exit as chairman of Tata Sons - the promoter company of the United States dollars 105-billion car-to-software Tata group in October a year ago. Read More »

Andre Ward Retires from Boxing 'Body Can't Take It Anymore'

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The pride of Oakland made the declaration on ESPN's "First Take ". Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announces his retirement from boxing, saying his tired body could no longer put up with the physical demands of the sport. "I've talked to a lot of guys and they've told me nobody will know but you ... and I feel like (my) time is now". Speaking with a select group of reporters on the eve of his second fight with Kovalev, Ward didn't rule out chasing a cruiserweight title. Read More »

Cowboys coach Garrett admits Broncos outsmarted his team in Week 2

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Winning on the road in the National Football League isn't easy, and it could be a mistake to judge a team harshly based on a victory away from home, no matter how bad the opponent might be. The Cowboys have called this coverage on 22 percent of defensive snaps. The Cowboys defense despite their performance in Week Two is a lot better than they were in 2016 especially when it comes to pressuring opposing quarterbacks. Read More »

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart

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Mr Abbott said he suffered a "swollen lip" but his spokesman told AAP he did not sustain any serious injuries. "He wasn't very good at it, I must say, but he did make contact". In the interview with 2GB radio host Steve Price on Thursday night, Abbott played down the severity of the incident but also said that it's "distressing" that there are marriage equality supporters resorting to violence. Read More »

Arsenal preparing fresh move for Manchester City star Raheem Sterling in January

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Uefa regulations state players are not allow to represent two sides in the same competition, meaning Sanchez is only permitted to play for City if they remain in Europe's premier club competition. Alexis Sanchez has been linked with an exit from Arsenal throughout the summer. City have netted 22 goals in an extraordinary scoring start to the season and they are now top of the Premier League on alphabetical order ahead of rivals United. Read More »

Bills not anxious about criticism heading into showdown with Broncos

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Derek Carr and the Raiders have designs on becoming one of the top teams in the National Football League this season, and they have looked like it through the first two weeks. Offensive-line wise, it's a big, big, physical line that's a nasty, aggressive group. Lots of room for improvement. They're only averaging 12 points per game, but they're explosive. Read More »

MotoGP 2017: Valentino Rossi Passes Medical Test To Make Aragon GP

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MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi successfully wrapped up riding session around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. The Italian will take part in the FP1 session on Friday, September 22, 2017. Rossi now sits 42 points behind championship leaders Marc Márquez and Andrea Dovizioso after missing the San Marino race. This means that Rossi only missed the Misano race earlier this month. Read More »

Former All-Star Raul Mondesi Sentenced To Eight Years in Prison for Corruption

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Mondesi, who was the 1994 National League Rookie of the Year as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was elected to the Dominican Republic's Chamber of Deputies in 2006 and would serve two terms before becoming mayor of San Cristobal. Mondesi also played three seasons with the Blue Jays. Los Angeles in exchange received Shawn Green along with Jorge Nunez. Mondesi was eventually traded to the New York Yankees in July 2002. Read More »

Zidane Relieved to Welcome Back Ronaldo into Real Madrid Squad

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The issue of my contract renewal is already done, but that means nothing", Zidane said. The 32-year-old fired a double in Real's 3-0 Champions League group win over Cypriot outsiders APOEL Nicosia last week. The Welshman, who missed three months of last season due to an ankle problem, has constantly been defended by Zidane and the Real boss remains confident Bale will silence his doubters. Read More »

Lawyer: Aaron Hernandez had 'severe case of CTE'

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Following an investigation into his death, authorities said Hernandez's brain would released to Boston University's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center, per the request of his family. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and is separate from a $1 billion settlement in which the league agreed to pay families of players who suffered brain damage because of repeated head trauma while playing football. Read More »

Wenger Reveals When Arsenal Nearly Signed Gareth Barry

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West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry admits Manchester City's 6-1 triumph at Manchester United was his favourite game. Gareth Barry may become the Premier League's all-time leading appearance maker on Monday but he will not be celebrating the milestone unless West Brom get something against Arsenal. Read More »

England women's team coach fired over misconduct in past job

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But Sampson's tenure was marked by accusations of impropriety that first arose only months after he was hired in December 2013, and on Wednesday - less than 24 hours after his team began qualification for the 2019 World Cup with a 6-0 win over Russian Federation - the English Football Association fired him, citing "clear evidence of inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour" in a statement announcing its decision. Read More »

Diego Costa leaving Premier League winners Chelsea, will re-join Atletico Madrid

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Recall that Diego Costa fell out with Antonio Conte at the start of the year and his future in west London appeared bleak from that moment. "He didn't train in the week because he wasn't fit". "It's always good to hear good news like this". May 27: Chelsea lose the FA Cup final 2-1 to Arsenal. Costa has played a total of 231 matches and scored 122 goals in the past 5 years. Read More »

Watt Appreciative of Brady and Belichick Donations Ahead of Sunday Vs Pats

But if I take this proactive approach to it, I do feel like, you know, all these other treatments that I've done on my body have really worked. As a pro football player , I define sustained peak performance in ways that are unique to what I do in my job and the way I want to live my life off the field, as well. Read More »

Jay-Z Declines Offer To Perform At Super Bowl

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According to the The Source .com, rapper/mogul Jay-Z has turned down an offer to do the halftime show at Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis next February. In an email to Pro Football Talk , NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy responded to the report without really denying it. When it is time to announce her name we will do it. Read More »

Denver's Trevor Siemian Is the NFL's Most Unlikely Quarterback Success

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That's why what the Bills are doing at this stage isn't what Incognito, who is doing far less pulling than he did the past two seasons, would describe as fine-tuning. We were fortunate to get that done. They'll make plays; they're a good defense. WR Demaryius Thomas is 158 yards receiving short of becoming sixth active player to reach 8,000 career yards receiving. Read More »

Arsenal Will Be Without Danny Welbeck Through the International Break

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Rovers produced a gutsy performance to test the Premier League giants in the Carabao Cup before ultimately going down to a 1-0 defeat courtesy of a Theo Walcott goal. When asked after the Chelsea draw Wenger had said, the injury wasn a light one, "He has a groin problem". The rest now can only be gained by competition. Read More »

2nd ODI Match between India, Australia to be played today

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Dhoni kept advicing Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to bowl in certain areas and with certain length. We don't think a lot about what's happening. "Our minus point was that we had to bowl 10 overs each with a new ball". (Bowl) outside off and mix it up", the wrist-spinner added. Chahal then dismissed with a strategy devised by MS Dhoni. Chahal too admitted that. "The way the wicket behaved, Mahi bhai and Pandya batted outstandingly". Read More »