• Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan
Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan

He says he is “beyond sorry, ” and the Athletics said his language was unacceptable and wont be tolerated. Joyce said on Twitter that the fan made vulgar remarks about him and his family and, as a result, he allowed his frustrations to get the better of him.

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  • Neymar joined PSG for 'new challenge'
Neymar joined PSG for 'new challenge'

Neymar was introduced to a rousing welcome at the Parc des Princes despite being ineligible to play in PSG's season opener. "I had a great time at Barcelona with fantastic players". But Neymar admitted that leaving Barcelona , where he formed part of a lethal attacking trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, was not a decision he took lig...

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  • AS Monaco set to table £45 million Alexis Sanchez bid
AS Monaco set to table £45 million Alexis Sanchez bid

That looked a remote possibility a few weeks ago when he rejected a £275,000-a-week offer from Arsenal but the Sun says "he is set to stay" in north London at least until his current deal expires next June. Sanchez is one of a number of Arsenal players entering the final 12 months of their deals with the club, but Wenger recently claimed that he ...

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  • Gold for Mo Farah in World Championships 10000 metres
Gold for Mo Farah in World Championships 10000 metres

He was twice tripped in a pulsating final lap before recovering to win his 10th global title in 26:49.53, ahead of Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei. "Yeah, I definitely agree with them, they know what they're doing", he said, after being told commentators Steve Cram and Brendan Foster said it was his greatest performance.

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  • Bayern will be ready, don't worry - Ancelotti bullish after Supercup success
Bayern will be ready, don't worry - Ancelotti bullish after Supercup success

Carlo Ancelotti's men had a awful start as they gifted Dortmund an early lead when Spanish global Javi Martinez's awful first touch paved the way for Pulisic, who simply made a darting run forward and made it 1-0 for the hosts in the 12th minute of the game.

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  • Liverpool draw Hoffenheim in Champions League play-off
Liverpool draw Hoffenheim in Champions League play-off

They will be joined by summer arrival Mohamad Salah, who is fresh from bagging 29 Serie A goals in the past two seasons and is already in red-hot form for Liverpool with four pre-season strikes to his name. Ronald Koeman's side will be at home in the first leg on Aug 17, with the trip to Croatia seven days later. They play at the 30,000 capacit...

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  • Pakistani president swears in members of new Cabinet
Pakistani president swears in members of new Cabinet

Other ministers, including foreign minister Khawaja Asif and defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan confirmed that the party wants Shahbaz in Punjab. He said the apex court had not disqualified him on corruption charges despite the fact that investigators thoroughly checked his family's decades-long business records.

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  • Fans, Former Teammates Head To Ohio To Watch Jason Taylor Enshrined
Fans, Former Teammates Head To Ohio To Watch Jason Taylor Enshrined

So keep moving, growing, learning, loving. "I owe you everything, Mom". Among the items on display is the Sports Emmy for outstanding live sports series won by "Sunday Night Football" for the 2015 NFL season. "His legacy and the stuff he did here makes a player like myself want to be nothing but great like he was". Taylor was an undersized ...

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  • NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' honored by Hall of Fame
NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' honored by Hall of Fame

The reason is that will be the first Hall of Fame class that former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is eligible to be inducted. While each honoree has every reason to be celebrated for earning a spot in the prestigious hall of fame, two inductees in particular - LaDainian Tomlinson and Jerry Jones - seemed to have an abundance of suppo...

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  • Chelsea reportedly preparing £50m bid for Southampton Ace, despite Liverpool interest
Chelsea reportedly preparing £50m bid for Southampton Ace, despite Liverpool interest

His national team coach Advocaat has now come out in support of van Dijk's decision to try and secure a move, claiming his desire to leave the south coast is understandable. The future of the Holland worldwide took a new twist recently when Van Dijk reportdly told Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino that he wants to leave the club.

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  • Zverev beats Nishikori in Citi semis, to face Anderson
Zverev beats Nishikori in Citi semis, to face Anderson

Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori's match ended 20 minutes later as he saw off Argentine Juan Martin Del Porto 6-4 7-5 to advance to the quarters, where he will face American Tommy Paul . "There's a few things you can work on, but most of the time it just comes down to more of the way you see things, and that really governs - especially when ...

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  • Arsenal and Monaco 'continue talks over £50m Thomas Lemar'
Arsenal and Monaco 'continue talks over £50m Thomas Lemar'

According to Sky Sports , Monaco are holding out for £50 million, with manager Leonardo Jardim stating that he can't guarantee that the Ligue 1 champions will be able to keep all of their star players. Sanchez has been linked with a move to Manchester City this summer, but Arsene Wenger has been resolute in his insistence that the Chilean will...

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  • Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp Could Hijack Major Transfer For Europe's Most Wanted
Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp Could Hijack Major Transfer For Europe's Most Wanted

As per L'Equipe, Liverpool can not be ruled out of the race to clinch the signature of Monaco whizkid Kylian Mbappe yet, as the Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has maintained close communication with the 18-year-old striker regarding agreeing an Anfield switch since May.

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  • Lions second best again
Lions second best again

But, although the Crusaders took a 15-3 lead into the break and led 22-3 straight after halftime thanks to Kieran Read's converted try , the Lions never gave up. The officials had no choice but to send Smith off and the likelihood of the Lions securing a Super Rugby title look all but gone. "Definitely, it was our defence that won it for us".

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  • Mo Farah Wins 10000m Gold Medal at IAAF World Championships
Mo Farah Wins 10000m Gold Medal at IAAF World Championships

Cheptegei clocked a lifetime best 26:49.94 and Tanui 26:50.60 but, five years to the very night when he won the 25-lap title at his home Olympics on "Super Saturday" in the same London Stadium, Farah had still not lost that invincible aura.

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  • Pirates acquire Rodriguez from Braves
Pirates acquire Rodriguez from Braves

Per Bowman , the trade was completed after the Pirates claimed Rodriguez off waivers. Rodriguez played 279 for Pittsburgh in 2015 and 2016, hitting.260 with 22 home runs and 79 RBIs while filling a variety of roles. Kontos went 0-5 with a 3.83 ERA in 50 games for San Francisco this season. The Pirates are still a manageable 4.5 games behind in ...

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  • Arsenal stars miss training ahead of Chelsea clash
Arsenal stars miss training ahead of Chelsea clash

Morata will replace Diego Costa and aim to finally grow into a prolific goalscorer at Stamford Bridge . Over the summer Arsenal had a mixed pre-season with three wins, including beating Bayern Munich on penalties, but losing twice, including a 3:0 loss to Sunday's opponents Chelsea .

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  • Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is fully committed'
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is fully committed'

The danger of Arsenal keeping Sanchez for the 2017-18 campaign is that he would then potentially leave for free next summer-assuming he continues to refuse to sign a new deal at the Emirates Stadium. Premier League champions Chelsea will face FA Cup holders Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley. "The frame of mind of a football playe...

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  • Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says Arsene Wenger
Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says Arsene Wenger

Murmurs of "Wenger Out" had already existed throughout their long Premier League trophy drought since 2004, but after poor form hit Arsenal after the new year, murmurs turned into a full-blown protest while splitting their fans into two camps, those who wanted Wenger to stay and those who wanted him to leave.

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  • Marquez eyes Czech podium as tight MotoGP resumes
Marquez eyes Czech podium as tight MotoGP resumes

The 30-year-old said that he cannot wait to join back up with his team and is optimistic that he can take a big step forward before the end of the season. "It will be crucial to be quick since the first practice". The riders have a combined six wins and five pole positions at Brno . "It wasn't anyone's fault - Marc went down about three second...

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  • Dortmund braced for Dembele bids
Dortmund braced for Dembele bids

Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring the goal to the 3:0 together with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg at Signal Iduna Park on February 18, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany.

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  • Giants call up Pablo Sandoval after losing Brandon Belt
Giants call up Pablo Sandoval after losing Brandon Belt

Belt was hit in the head by a 78.9 miles per hour curveball from Arizona rookie Anthony Banda on Friday night. Belt missed 46 games with a concussion in 2014 and then the final 15 games the next year. It will take a lot for Sandoval to prove his worth. In his apology, Sandoval said he "always loved and appreciated the Giants organiza...

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  • Busch, Keselowski stay hot, lead pair of practices at Watkins Glen
Busch, Keselowski stay hot, lead pair of practices at Watkins Glen

NASCAR drivers who win on road courses have a special talent, which is why it's often a good move to bet on a previous victor at these tracks . Brad Keselowsi is already qualified for the playoffs but it's been awhile since he's found victory lane and Watkins Glen is a track he is pretty good at.

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  • Trippier hurt as Spurs beat Juve at Wembley
Trippier hurt as Spurs beat Juve at Wembley

Juve finished the match strongly and substitutes Moise Kean and Juan Cuadrado both struck the crossbar in the final 15 minutes. The England worldwide went down under a tackle from Alex Sandro and was withdrawn before the break, potentially leaving a sizeable hole at right-back following the sale of Kyle Walker to Manchester City.

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  • Mahrez still wants to leave Leicester
Mahrez still wants to leave Leicester

Speaking to Sky Sports News , Mahrez has expressed his continued desire to leave. The Leicester winger has already revealed he wants to quit the King Power this summer, and there has been talk of a move to Arsenal. "They are a great club who I would like to talk to but I can't until Leicester accept a deal", he said. Arsene Wenger has admitt...

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  • Paris Saint-Germain to sign either Kylian Mbappe or Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
Paris Saint-Germain to sign either Kylian Mbappe or Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

The winger remains Arsenal's main transfer target, with the Gunners having had bids of £30 million and £40 million rejected. "But it has been shown over the years that it's not always possible to keep the players, and you know how our project works".

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  • Antonio Conte:
Antonio Conte: "Hazard is not for sale"

Hazard (ankle) has been ruled out for the Community Shield againt Arsenal and Chelsea's first Premier League match on August 12 against Burnley, according to manager Antonio Conte . I think it's not right to tell this through the press. Looking towards the possible solution, Conte said, "We have to wait for the best moment, the best solutio...

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  • PSG Officially Announce Signing of Barcelona Superstar Neymar in World Record Deal
PSG Officially Announce Signing of Barcelona Superstar Neymar in World Record Deal

I came to Barcelona as a "dreaming boy" who wanted to learn with you and today I leave as a proud man for having you at my side all these years! My heart told me that it was time to sign for Paris Saint Germain . Yet the 25-year-old emphasised the lure of fulfilling Qatar-backed PSG's ambition of conquering Europe, rather than the considerable...

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  • Burnley friendly abandoned after crowd trouble
Burnley friendly abandoned after crowd trouble

Burnley's pre-season friendly against German side Hannover has been abandoned "on police advice". Sean Dyche felt it was the correct decision to halt Burnley's pre-season friendly with Hannover 96 at half-time, after crowd trouble.

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  • Queen urges sporting royalty to 'serve as an inspiration' at World Championships
Queen urges sporting royalty to 'serve as an inspiration' at World Championships

After topping the podium in Moscow in 2013 and Russian Federation in 2015, Farah raced to 10,000-metre glory in front of a home London crowd with a time of 26 minutes, 49.51 seconds, beating Ugandan runner-up Joshua Cheptegei and Kenyan bronze medal-winner Paul Tanui .

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  • Drop another to the Detroit Tigers — Balitmore Orioles
Drop another to the Detroit Tigers — Balitmore Orioles

Bruce Rondon then closed it in the ninth for his first save this season. He has been dominant at Camden Yards, going 7-1 with a 2.63 ERA in nine starts. The two veteran pitchers had a duel with both finishing seven innings. Cabrera doubled in two runs in a five-run third that ended Tillman's ineffective outing.

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  • The key midfield battle which could decide the 2017 FA Community Shield
The key midfield battle which could decide the 2017 FA Community Shield

Games against Arsenal in part shaped Chelsea's Premier League title-winning season, when Conte revived the Blues from 10th the previous term. Manager Arsene Wenger , somehow beginning his 22nd season in charge of the Gunners, is determined to keep his prized asset and will no doubt be hoping some early wins can persuade the Chilean to stay...

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  • Hazard is very happy' at Chelsea - Conte
Hazard is very happy' at Chelsea - Conte

Antonio Conte has reassured the Blues' faithful that Hazard is 'very happy' at the club and has said that he will be at the club next season. In addition to the Premier League , League Cup and FA Cup, the Blues also return to the Champions League this season after a year away, increasing the need for depth in the squad.

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  • Dolphins Coach: Knee Surgery An Option For Ryan Tannehill
Dolphins Coach: Knee Surgery An Option For Ryan Tannehill

The team has reportedly reached out to several quarterbacks around the league. Since Cutler has already played with Gase, that means he's already familiar with the system in Miami, and he wouldn't have quite the learning curve that someone like Kaepernick might have trying to learn the offense for the first time.

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  • Chelsea reiterate position on Costa:
Chelsea reiterate position on Costa: "His agent's argument is wrong"

I hope that I will be an option for those games, but we will see. I think only one player is not enough to improve our team. (But) we have to wait for the best moment, the best solution. Antonio Conte has given short shrift to queries about Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic to potential Premier League title rivals Manchester United .

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