Chelsea And Man Utd Emerge As Surprise Contenders To Sign Tottenham Superstar

Chelsea And Man Utd Emerge As Surprise Contenders To Sign Tottenham Superstar

Sanchez, comparatively, moved to Ajax from Colombian club side Atletico Nacional last summer. Missing Eden Hazard, Cesc Fàbregas, and Gary Cahill while fielding a half-fit Tiemoué Bakayoko and playing a new tactical system on the back of an embarrassing opening day home defeat to Burnley , Chelsea were anything but favorites heading into Sunday's game at White Hart Lane Wembley . Read More

Conte Makes 2 Changes As Duo Return: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs Everton

Conte Makes 2 Changes As Duo Return: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs Everton

Conte revealed that Hazard, who has not played since fracturing his ankle on worldwide duty with Belgium in June, will turn out for the development side as he steps up his rehabilitation from that injury. "For me it is very important to continue to work with my players to improve on the pitch", he said. "I don't like to talk about players at other teams, I think it is disrespectful to my players and to the team of the other player". Read More

Carragher endorses Rooney's England retirement

Carragher endorses Rooney's England retirement

A return to form since leaving Manchester United to go back to Everton in the offseason had seen England manager Gareth Southgate approach Rooney about returning for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. He was unable to match those individual displays at a major competition, despite playing three World Cups and two further Euro Championships. After that game, he said he was "focusing on Everton " rather than an global recall. Read More

Young Bulls players fed up with Dwyane Wade; buyout 'inevitable'

Young Bulls players fed up with Dwyane Wade; buyout 'inevitable'

Cavaliers reporter Joe Vardon said Wednesday (AEDT) during the "Wine and Gold Talk" podcast that Dwyane Wade could join the Cavaliers and reunite with LeBron James . If Wade were to sign with a team like the Cavaliers, he would likely do so for the league minimum, meaning that the Bulls would still be on the hook for almost $23 million of his contract. Read More

How are Sixers impacted by Cavaliers-Celtics blockbuster trade?

How are Sixers impacted by Cavaliers-Celtics blockbuster trade?

However, in netting a coveted draft pick and a young big man with promise in this trade , the Cleveland Cavaliers have a contingency plan. "What do u not understand?" And before I get tons of comments from heated Celtics fans, I understand that Boston received Uncle Drew, arguably the best point guard in the league today. Read More

Holding says Windies must pick right team

Holding says Windies must pick right team

In his day, play usually started at 11.30, and the players stopped for lunch at 1.30. Kyle Hope deflected a spiteful shorter ball to Stokes in the gully off Anderson for 25. When he got to 12, he danced down the track, only for Moeen Ali to fire the ball flat and wide to the wicket-keeper, who stumped him. The time may come soon when playing the five-day format does not make financial sense for participating members - that is a big worry for the future of the game's most historic format. Read More

Barcelona sue Neymar for breach of contract following €222m transfer to PSG

Barcelona sue Neymar for breach of contract following €222m transfer to PSG

What could you buy for Neymar's transfer fee? The Brazil worldwide made the move to the French club after they met his buyout clause earlier this month. Barcelona has passed the complaint to the Spanish football federation (RFEF) after first filing the lawsuit in court, as well as demanding PSG subsidise it, should Neymar not be able to take responsibility for it. Read More

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

NY is 4-0 in games he has started. I heard some pretty interesting things out in the bullpen last time warming up. Proceeds from the sale have financed much of the Yawkey Foundation's philanthropy, but Yawkey's role in resisting integration has attracted renewed scrutiny recently in a city where a quarter of residents are black, and the long-held perception has been that it is an unwelcoming place for minorities generally — comedian Michael Che referred to Boston this year as "the most ... Read More

Former 49er Anquan Boldin retires to 'fight for human rights'

Former 49er Anquan Boldin retires to 'fight for human rights'

The fact that an athlete of his stature understands that there are bigger things in life than football, that fact alone, will put him in the good gracious of many people in the long run. Boldin told Tucker he's done with football. In an interview Monday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Boldin said he's "uncomfortable" with how divided the nation is and wants to dedicate his entire focus to humanitarian and criminal justice causes. Read More

Cricket Australia relationship unbroken after pay dispute, says Australian skipper Steve Smith

Cricket Australia relationship unbroken after pay dispute, says Australian skipper Steve Smith

Australia have not won a series in the subcontinent since 2011 and were clean-swept in two of the three Test series' since then. Captain Steve Smith had played down the importance of the tour match before the squad's departure last week, which had followed a pre-tour camp in Darwin which included a three-day intra-squad match. Read More

Broncos' Siemian wins starting QB battle

Broncos' Siemian wins starting QB battle

Lynch struggled against the San Francisco 49ers in preseason game Saturday, completing 9/13 passes for just 39 yards. Among projected Week 1 starters, Siemian's quarterback rating of 118.5 over the last two weeks ranks 11th. "Trevor, he was solid. Still, no doubt, I have a long way to go again, but yeah, I think that's it". He was Trevor. He made good decisions, his ball placement was on point tonight, he controlled the huddle. Read More

NFL Preseason: What We Learned In Patriots vs. Texans

NFL Preseason: What We Learned In Patriots vs. Texans

He finished Saturday with 7 carries for 18 yards. Deshaun Watson completed 15 of 25 passes for 179 yards while Tom Savage threw for 69 yards in 9-for-11 passes. He played well and had a few good completions but he also had some mistakes. After Brady's interception by Andre Hal on a pass intended for Chris Hogan was overturned, Burkhead ran the ball five times for 14 yards and caught four passes for 56 yards, including a 22-yarder over the middle in which he shook off linebacker Zach ... Read More

India Need To Capitalise On Weak Sri Lankan Bowling Attack: Sunil Gavaskar

India Need To Capitalise On Weak Sri Lankan Bowling Attack: Sunil Gavaskar

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will by eyeing the chance to seal direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during the upcoming series. Asked if the Lankan attack - led by the ageing Lasith Malinga - was the poorest he has faced, the opener didn't want to use too many "harsh words". Read More

Colin Kaepernick Protest Items Shown in Smithsonian Black Lives Matter Exhibit

Colin Kaepernick Protest Items Shown in Smithsonian Black Lives Matter Exhibit

NYPD Sgt. Edwin Raymond , who helped organize the rally, said Kaepernick is being "railroaded". The show of support for Kaepernick by some NYPD officers featured at least one high-profile guest in Frank Serpico , who arrived at the gathering. Read More

Grigor Dimitrov Has Achieved a Historic Success

Grigor Dimitrov Has Achieved a Historic Success

He lifted the title at Brisbane and Sofia earlier this season. "I think it's a good step", Dimitrov said. I have been on the tour for quite some time now, and I appreciate those moments. "And then I played terribly". "I could hit the ball". The whole time there is nothing shoulder height for me to hit. At the age of 22, Kyrgios was the youngest Cincinnati finalist since Novak Djokovic back in 2009. Read More

Cook double-century leaves Windies with uphill task

Cook double-century leaves Windies with uphill task

Cook, with tailender Toby Roland-Jones for company, was lbw on review to Chase when he missed an onside flick as a marathon effort of more than nine hours finally came to an end. Together with Root, who made 136 after winning the toss, hed put on 248 for the third wicket. There was a sombre start to Friday's proceedings with players, officials and spectators observing a minute's silence in memory of the victims of Thursday's terror attacks in Spain. Read More

Carolina Panthers vs Tennessee Titans 2017

Carolina Panthers vs Tennessee Titans 2017

They will wrap up their trip to Nashville at 3 p.m. on Saturday against the Tennessee Titans . As Mariota said, "That was the blueprint for how we can be successful this year". "It was a lot better. We've just got to continue to build this momentum, build the foundation and get ready for the season". McCaffrey's second-quarter touchdown got the Panthers on the board as he skipped over a defender at the line before outracing Brice McCain to the pylon. Read More

Konta sets up Cincinnati quarter-final with Halep

Konta sets up Cincinnati quarter-final with Halep

The final pace was set with two very dominant displays in the semi-finals. Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep has moved to within a victory of claiming the world No.1 ranking. Pliskova had 28 unforced errors to Muguruza's 13. "To be No. 1 after all the things I've been going through the last couple years is something unbelievable", Nadal said. Read More

Everton capture Swansea playmaker Sigurdsson

Everton capture Swansea playmaker Sigurdsson

Leicester City were also keen on landing Sigurdsson, with the Foxes having reportedly had an offer rejected by Swansea in July. One player who certainly brought Koeman's specified productivity to the Everton team in the 1-0 win over Stoke City in their domestic season opener was Wayne Rooney . Read More

Cubs' Jon Lester expected to miss a few starts with lat issue

Cubs' Jon Lester expected to miss a few starts with lat issue

Even with Lester's rough outing, the starting staff has a 3.28 second-half ERA which is fourth in baseball and they're averaging almost a half inning more a start compared to the first half. Prior to Thursday's outing, Lester had strung together six strong starts, averaging over 6 1/3 innings per with a 3.26 ERA. Or, the Chicago Cubs may see a resurgence from Lester if his struggles have been due to injury. Read More