• Conte convinced Alvaro Morata adds to his Blues attack
Conte convinced Alvaro Morata adds to his Blues attack

David Luiz saw a deflected effort hit the post, before Chelsea set up a frantic finish when Morata flicked Cesc Fabregas' corner into the path of Batshuayi to bury, but it was too late to alter the result. Bayern opted for a strong starting XI following their disappointing pre-season to date, with new signing Corentin Tolisso once again gettin...

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  • Chelsea's Kenedy sent home over China slurs - Conte
Chelsea's Kenedy sent home over China slurs - Conte

The posts were quickly deleted and Kenedy wrote a temporary apology on Instagram Stories - where messages disappear after 24 hours. The fact that a 21-year-old posted some regrettable things on social media isn't exactly news, but it's especially bad, or at least annoying for Chelsea given the intentions of this tour.

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  • Kylie Masse wins 100m backstroke world gold in record time
Kylie Masse wins 100m backstroke world gold in record time

Masse finished the race in 58.10 seconds, breaking the mark set by Great Britain's Gemma Spofforth (58.12 seconds) at the 2009 FINA World Championships . But Lilly King tasted even sweeter victory, breaking a world record and dominating rival Yulia Efimova at the world championships in Budapest on Tuesday.

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  • West Ham snap up Mexico star Hernandez
West Ham snap up Mexico star Hernandez

Sullivan also hailed Hernandez's impressive strike rate and versatility: 'He has a proven goal scoring record in the Premier League , LaLiga and the Bundesliga, as well in the Uefa Champions League and at global level with Mexico'. Despite this, Dede ended the campaign with six goals and three assists-considering he managed half as many league s...

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  • Father of tennis player Mark Philippoussis suspected of child abuse
Father of tennis player Mark Philippoussis suspected of child abuse

The alleged victims took lessons from Philippoussis, Lt. Greg Rylaarsdam said. San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore said police were looking for 'more victims'. The 40-year-old - nicknamed "The Poo" - reached the final of the US Open in 1998, but lost to countryman Pat Rafter. He was introduced to tennis by his father - a former banker and soccer goalke...

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  • Cowboys Corner Lewis Found Not Guilty On Assault Charges
Cowboys Corner Lewis Found Not Guilty On Assault Charges

The reason was simple, Lewis had been arrested and charged with domestic violence, stemming from an incident in his girlfriend's apartment. Miller also testified that she was pushed to the ground and grabbed by the throat. Lewis, a third-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft out of MI, stood trial in Ann Arbor, Mich. for an alleged March 15 incident a...

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  • Spieth leads British Open
Spieth leads British Open

He finished six shots adrift of American Spieth, but has made the golfing world take notice. "Because of the wind and the flag positions, 63 in a final round is unbelievable", said Els. He played his last seven holes in 7 under to shoot the 32nd 63 in major championship history. "Then I started to hole everything so I was quite happy out ther...

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  • Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United want to sign two more players
Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United want to sign two more players

We saw that with Mkhitaryan where it took five months before he got into the first team and proving himself on a regular basis. "But I believe in our group, in our spirit, in our empathy, in our togetherness". "With his body he needs to be working at high intensity every day, every match, so I think he deserves that respect from us as, if you wan...

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  • Brain disease CTE found in 99% of National Football League players
Brain disease CTE found in 99% of National Football League players

CTE can only be diagnosed postmortem. And if you're piling on top of that by scolding players who agonize over this and fight with what they have left for some kind of reparations for what they surrendered for others' entertainment, you have to step back and face reality.

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  • Eduardo Nunez traded to Boston Red Sox
Eduardo Nunez traded to Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox are dealing a pair of minor-league pitchers to the Giants in exchange for the eight-year veteran. Nunez began the night with a.307 batting average and launched a two-run triple in the bottom half of the third inning to push the Giants' lead over the Pirates to 8-0.

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  • Panthers' Olsen: Holding out 'wasn't the right thing to do'
Panthers' Olsen: Holding out 'wasn't the right thing to do'

While the threat to withhold services is the only real leverage players under contract have, he apparently wasn't willing to exercise it, even though he may be underpaid relative to other tight ends considering his recent production. Telling reporters that he " will play out " his contract, Olsen talked about putting the team first following a chao...

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  • Mourinho wants a midfielder and winger at Man Utd
Mourinho wants a midfielder and winger at Man Utd

Speaking to the BBC , the former Chelsea boss said: "Every club is getting good players, every club is investing a lot and some clubs are paying too much and by paying too much they create a very unusual and out of control market". United's £75m investment may weigh heavy on the Belgian's shoulders, but he is aiming to prove his doubters wrong...

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  • Premier League is the best in Europe: Benjamin Mendy
Premier League is the best in Europe: Benjamin Mendy

Danilo has completed a summer move from Real Madrid to Manchester City , with the right-back signing a five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says a raft of new signings have injected a fresh trophy-winning hunger into Pep Guardiola's side.

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  • Greg Rutherford 'gutted' to miss long jump title defence at World Championships
Greg Rutherford 'gutted' to miss long jump title defence at World Championships

WORLD long jump champion Greg Rutherford will not defend his crown in London next month after being forced to withdraw from the championships through injury, British Athletics announced yesterday. The Briton admitted to being "so devastated" by the blow, but insists he can return stronger than ever to complete a unique treble at next year's Eur...

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  • MLB Rumors: Sonny Gray to Seattle Mariners?
MLB Rumors: Sonny Gray to Seattle Mariners?

The New York Yankees addressed their need at third base with the acquisition of Todd Frazier , but general manager Brian Cashman is still making a flurry of calls as the trade deadline nears. It looks as though the team is looking to add young outfielder prospects and the Yankees have a big one in Estevan Florial. Infielder Gleyber Torres might ...

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  • Kris Bryant ejected for arguing strike three call
Kris Bryant ejected for arguing strike three call

It hasn't been a banner year for the veteran, though he is coming off five solid frames last time out against the Atlanta Braves , allowing one earned run on five hits. Hendricks said he felt fine physically, but was out of sync. "It didn't go the way I wanted it to go", he said. I'm obviously not trying to hit anybody; I'm just trying to get th...

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  • Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS
Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS

Part of their legacy is the Big Ten championship trophy that now resides in State College. When asked about the report later, UW coach Paul Chryst didn't deny it. "Kevin Wilson is the first established offensive coordinator I've ever hired - if you go through the history, either guys promoted on my staff or a young up-and-comer like a Tom Herman", ...

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  • Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones fight coming soon? 'Anytime, anywhere,' says Lesnar
Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones fight coming soon? 'Anytime, anywhere,' says Lesnar

It'd be a great challenge. Many are picking the -250 favorite Jones to get past Cormier at UFC 214 from Anaheim this Saturday, and it's not hard to see why considering he beat him once. The 2016 return was Lesnar's first appearance in the Octagon since a 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, which led to his first retirement after complications due to...

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  • Yankees manage to hold off Reds despite Dellin Betances
Yankees manage to hold off Reds despite Dellin Betances

Frazier , in his first at-bat as a Yankee in The Bronx, grounded to short for what was initially a double play, but Gregorius' mindless base-running turned it into a triple play when he was somehow caught in between second and third for the third out.

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  • Big Ten Media Days: Highlights from Michigan HC Jim Harbaugh
Big Ten Media Days: Highlights from Michigan HC Jim Harbaugh

John O'Korn really played consistently good. Speight, however, is part of a three-way tie for the gig he once held down, heading into fall camp with Brandon Peters and John O'Korn. Harbaugh specifically mentions fifth-year senior John O'Korn and redshirt freshman Brandon Peters. "It was very interesting to watch our team do six hours of sightse...

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  • Katie Ledecky Wins 1500m Freestyle Gold Medal at World Aquatics Championships
Katie Ledecky Wins 1500m Freestyle Gold Medal at World Aquatics Championships

The four-time 2016 Olympic gold-medal victor won her third straight world title in the 400m and has 11 world titles overall. "This is pretty much how I felt the first time I won", she said. The Chinese star finished more than two body lengths ahead of the field, finishing in 3:41.38. Gabriele Detti (Ita) 3:43.93; 4x100m freestyle: 1. Australian...

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  • Striking Study Shows How Football Affects the Brain
Striking Study Shows How Football Affects the Brain

By all accounts, a great place to receive said traumas is pretty much anywhere on a pro football field; C.T.E. lesions were seen in the brains of nearly all of the former players examined , regardless of position, from lineman all the way to punters.

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  • Kahne Survives Wild Finish To Win Brickyard 400
Kahne Survives Wild Finish To Win Brickyard 400

So I just think that it helps me and it helps my guys. It took frack workers nearly half an hour to clean up the mess before the race could be resumed. Johnson spun into the SAFER Barrier in Turn 3, ending his chance for a record-tying fifth Brickyard victory. The caution didn't come out until the leaders had gone well past the overtime line.

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  • New England Patriots WR Andrew Hawkins Is Retiring
New England Patriots WR Andrew Hawkins Is Retiring

The receiver played for six seasons in the National Football League after being signed by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011. Hawkins signed a one-year contract with the Patriots in May. "Obvious [the Patriots] were disappointed". He spent three years in Cincinnati followed by three seasons with the Cleveland Browns . Despite Hawkins' retirement, ...

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  • Ravens' Kenneth Dixon Out For Season With Torn Meniscus
Ravens' Kenneth Dixon Out For Season With Torn Meniscus

It's now unknown how long Dixon will be out with his injury, though surgery is needed. Instead, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Dixon will miss the season. Dixon strained the MCL in his left knee on the first day of training camp previous year, and he sprained the MCL in the same knee during the preseason.

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  • East Pacific Tropics Ripe, Two-for-Tuesday Hurricanes
East Pacific Tropics Ripe, Two-for-Tuesday Hurricanes

This GOES-West satellite infrared image of Tropical Storm Greg taken at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC) on July 25 showed wind shear was pushing the clouds and showers northwest of. In the Central Pacific, Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters in Honolulu said no tropical cyclones are expected to form within the next couple of days.

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  • Tears ACL, could miss all of 2017-18 season
Tears ACL, could miss all of 2017-18 season

Tom Carter. Knight was the eighth pick in the 2011 draft, with the Pistons selecting him out of Kentucky. Knight was examined by Suns team doctor Tom Carter, and will undergo surgery to fix the ACL. He averaged career lows in practically every category - points (11.0), assists (2.4), rebounds (2.2), steals (0.5), field goal percentage (39.8) an...

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  • Spieth takes 3-stroke lead, heads into British Open final round
Spieth takes 3-stroke lead, heads into British Open final round

And we work really hard to have that, with that being the goal. And I think Jordan is out of the same mould. He did manage to claw one shot back at the long 15th, but he could only par in from there as a 69 left him nine shots adrift of the leader on two under par alongside Richie Ramsay and English veterans Ian Poulter and Ross Fisher.

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  • Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern
Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern

Perhaps it's only fitting that Reid is also the first head coach to give Vick his first shot at what he hopes is the next phase of his career - coaching. "I would definitely love to work with young quarterbacks and develop them and still compete". "It's another way to chase a championship", Vick said.

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  • Fox News Keeps Primetime Ratings Crown With 7-Day Week
Fox News Keeps Primetime Ratings Crown With 7-Day Week

MSNBC finished ahead of Fox News as the most-watched cable network during weekday primetime, averaging 2.34 million viewers, so both networks essentially have something to brag about. Much has been made about the cable news rivalry between Fox News and CNN. When it comes to total day viewership, Fox News averaged 1.2 million to win the cate...

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  • Phelps, Discovery Channel defend Shark Week special after backlash
Phelps, Discovery Channel defend Shark Week special after backlash

The network defended its stunt - which featured Phelps racing ( and losing to ) a computer-generated shark whose speed was based on a simulated 100-meter time based on a real Great White's speed - by saying fans got exactly what they were promised all along.

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  • Abramovich demands 'Lukaku tax' from Manchester United before sanctioning Matic transfer
Abramovich demands 'Lukaku tax' from Manchester United before sanctioning Matic transfer

United are believed to be closed to sealing the transfer, after their initial £35million bid was turned down. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho . The north London giants are not willing to let another first team player leave the club, following the sale of Kyle Walker to title rivals, Manchester City for £54m.

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  • CTE found in almost all donated National Football League player brains
CTE found in almost all donated National Football League player brains

Daneshvar and Rabinovici noted the numbers from this report can not be applied to all football players in general, since these brains were specifically donated to be examined for CTE. CTE can only be definitively diagnosed after death. In other words, only former players who exhibited symptoms were tested. "And more importantly, this is a problem...

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  • Blazers Trade Allen Crabbe
Blazers Trade Allen Crabbe

After playing the fourth season of his National Basketball Association career in Portland, the 6-foot-6 guard is headed to Brooklyn thanks to a trade the teams have reportedly executed . Last season, Crabbe averaged about 10.7 points on 47 percent shooting from the floor and 44 percent from behind the three-point line. Portland matched the sheet a...

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  • Hurricane Hilary to batter four Mexican states with heavy rain
Hurricane Hilary to batter four Mexican states with heavy rain

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Hurricane Hilary as it continued to strengthen. In this case, Hilary, expected to be the more intense hurricane, will likely be the survivor, with Irwin rotating about it like a planet's moon, then fizzling.

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