Liverpool not anticipating trouble with new Coutinho deal

It is anticipated Barcelona will eventually move for Coutinho, but Liverpool believe the player is committed for the foreseeable future and they will not be inserting a release clause in his deal. The primary reason for this is the number of suitors Coutinho has been attracting thanks to his stellar performances for the Reds. The Brazilian has still managed to notch up 13 appearances in the Premier League though, scoring five goals and making five more. Read More

Antonio Brown's locker room video didn't end up costing him much

Antonio Brown's locker room video didn't end up costing him much

While filming the 17-minute clip, Brown violated the National Football League social media policy of posting content before reporters had finished postgame interviews. The video he shot contained in it, among other things, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin using profanity and a player's naked rear-end. So be it. We'll be ready for their ass'. Read More

Johnny Manziel offers advice to President Donald Trump on tweeting

Johnny Manziel offers advice to President Donald Trump on tweeting

However, taking advice from Manziel, who was better at throwing his career away than throwing touchdown passes, wouldn't be a great move. Most recently, on Inauguration Day, the New York Times reported Sunday , Trump was outraged reading Twitter cracks that Barack Obama's inauguration crowd in 2009 dwarfed his own - a taunt akin to trolling fans after Manziel losses. Read More

Two MLB Players Killed in Separate Crashes in Dominican Republic

Two MLB Players Killed in Separate Crashes in Dominican Republic

Former major leaguer Andy Marte died in an unrelated auto accident about 100 miles north of the Dominican Republic capital. You guessed it - Yordano Ventura. He posted his best season in 2014, going 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA in 31 outings (30 starts). He was killed in a auto accident in the Dominican Republic over the weekend. Read More

Ecclestone axed as Formula 1 boss

Ecclestone axed as Formula 1 boss

Maybe I will attend a Grand Prix sometime in the future. The development follows mounting speculation regarding the long term ownership of Formula 1. Liberty Media is in the final throes of tying up its takeover of the Formula One, having previously agreed an initial slice of the equity in the holding company of the sport in September. Read More

Costa Scores On Return As Chelsea Down Hull

Costa Scores On Return As Chelsea Down Hull

Costa sat out last weekend's 3-0 victory at Leicester City after a reported disagreement over a back injury, with talk of a move to Asia gathering momentum. "We're showing this. We're top of the table this is one of the most important things". "I think the player wants to stay at Chelsea ". Hull managed their first league victory in 10 games at the expense of Bournemouth last weekend at Marco Silva's first game in charge of the Tigers. Read More

Eliot Wolf passes on San Francisco 49ers, staying in Green Bay

While the 49ers are poised to hire Kyle Shanahan as coach once the Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator is done in the playoffs, Trent Baalke's successor as general manager remains to be determined. Polian is the son of long-time National Football League general manager Bill Polian. A source close to Shanahan told CSNBayArea.com that Shanahan is not insisting on full control over personnel and is fine working together with a general manager, on whom he would lean, to execute the plan with ... Read More

Record-breaking Rooney takes all the plaudits

Mourinho, meanwhile, now wants the circus surrounding Rooney's record to dissipate and for the 31-year-old to concentrate on winning his place back. The England forward scored his 250th goal for the club to break Sir Bobby Charlton's record. Read More

'Rusty' Mickelson shoots 66 at CareerBuilder

'Rusty' Mickelson shoots 66 at CareerBuilder

He had a one-stroke lead over Danny Lee and first-round leader Dominic Bozzelli were tied for second at 13-under. Bozzelli (67) and Lee (64) both played La Quinta. Hadwin had a chance to chip-in for birdie on 18 to tie Furyk, but missed the hole by three feet with his sand wedge. Steele, who won the the Safeway Open in October, his first win in 141 starts since winning the Valero Texas Open his rookie campaign in 2011, is back on the top half of the leaderboard, playing course he's ... Read More

Packers play waiting game over wide receivers Nelson, Adams

Packers play waiting game over wide receivers Nelson, Adams

Asked if Hall's hit was dirty, Nelson said, "I don't know". I want to give these guys the open time frame to do everything they can to play. That's the confidence you would expect from any coach, but even Rodgers - on one of the all-time great hot streaks from an National Football League quarterback during the team's eight straight wins - is going to need some help Sunday. Read More

AC Milan make final offer for Deulofeu

AC Milan make final offer for Deulofeu

Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Earlier this week Ronald Koeman revealed that he was willing to allow Deulofeu to leave Goodison Park in order to pursue first-team football elsewhere. Koeman said he has spoken with Deulofeu and said it is a " difficult situation " for the Spaniard, but "that's the competition we have in the team". Read More

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino eyes title finale for White Hart Lane

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino eyes title finale for White Hart Lane

The 24-year-old moved to Tottenham in a £11m deal from Southampton in the summer transfer window as one of Pochettino's five new signings. The 29-year-old has missed just a single league clash thus far this season, serving as an integral part alongside Alderweireld of a defence which has conceded a league low of 14 goals from 21 matches. Read More

West Ham United sign José Fonte on two and a half-year contract

West Ham United sign José Fonte on two and a half-year contract

Saints are understood to be happy for the episode to be drawing to a close and the move to east London could be wrapped up as early as Friday evening. With Antonio off the radar, Chelsea will have to look at new targets to provide depth at right wing-back and all the other positions that the versatile Antonio would've been able to fulfill. Read More

Wenger confirms new deal for Mertesacker, fans unimpressed

Wenger confirms new deal for Mertesacker, fans unimpressed

However, it looks as though Mertesacker is now edging closer to making his first appearance of the season as Wenger has confirmed the defender is back in light training and should be in the main squad in just two weeks time. "You want ideally all your players with big experience back in your squad". "But China has moved forward, tries to promote football and I'm happy football becomes very popular in China, but I still think most players, of the big players, will stay in Europe at the moment". Read More

Manchester United Agree Deal For Memphis Depay To Join Lyon

Manchester United Agree Deal For Memphis Depay To Join Lyon

Manchester United midfielder Memphis Depay is heading to Lyon . Depay scored just two goals in 29 Premier League appearances in his debut season, and ended the season with just seven goals in 45 appearances in all competitions for the Red Devils. Read More

British Olympic sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine seriously injured in Tenerife

British Olympic sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine seriously injured in Tenerife

The 31-year-old Ellington has already undergone surgery to fix broken bones in his tibia and fibula and is also believed to have fractured his pelvis. Ellington has competed at two Olympics and won gold in the 4x100m relay at the 2014 and 2016 European Championships. The British sprint squad is now in Tenerife for warm-weather training. Read More

Jack Capuano fired as head coach of New York Islanders

The 50-year-old was in his seventh season with the Islanders. Jack Capuano was the second longest tenured coach in New York Islanders history after replacing Scott Gordon midway through the 2010-11 season. Capuano however couldn't find a way to spark his players when he needed to. Capuano called it an "honor to have served this historic franchise and its passionate fans". Read More

MLB Hot Stove: Blue Jays reportedly nearing a deal with Jose Bautista

Here's what he said to MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm . 1 year plus options that could make it 2 or 3. But 2016 was a disaster for Bautista's plans to get a nine-figure contract: He was plagued with injuries, underperformed and his value plummeted. Read More

Diego Costa: Chelsea striker to return against Hull

The result never looked in doubt after Marcos Alonso's early goal, with the left wing-back's double offering an impressive display of Chelsea's adaptability and strength in depth. In terms of what non-monetary appeal there is to staying in the Premier League, beyond just the fame and glory, it's the spirit of competition. "I think everybody hoped for us to drop points and we didn't so that was very good". Read More

Stevan Jovetic late victor ends Real Madrid's unbeaten run

Sevilla were now on top and grabbed a victor in stoppage time when substitute Jovetic's curled effort from the edge of the area brushed the hand of Navas and nestled into the corner. Serbian midfielder Nemanja Radoja scored an 89th-minute victor as Celta Vigo salvaged a 1-0 home win over 10-man Alaves . With a win, Sevilla can take back the second spot in the standings leapfrogging FC Barcelona (who won yesterday). Read More