• Conte: Chelsea Must Avoid Another 'Mourinho Season'
Conte: Chelsea Must Avoid Another 'Mourinho Season'

Sandro's head is believed to have been turned by the offer from Chelsea, but he has been reluctant to actively push for a transfer away from Juventus this summer. "We have a lot of young players and it is necessary to try and develop them". "We know the difficulty of the next season and for sure we want to avoid the Mourinho season with Chelsea",...

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  • Alves scores on debut as PSG beat Monaco in Trophee des Champions
Alves scores on debut as PSG beat Monaco in Trophee des Champions

Monaco will begin their Ligue 1 title defence at home against Toulouse on Friday as the season resumes. Mbappe was impressive throughout for Monaco and the France forward had the ball in the back of the net in the fifth minute, but the goal was rightly ruled offside.

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  • James Corden sings his support for transgender troops
James Corden sings his support for transgender troops

The senators also note that transgender service members have been allowed to serve openly since June of previous year, when then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter lifted an existing ban that prevented them from acknowledging their gender identity while serving.

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  • Fellaini close to Man Utd exit?
Fellaini close to Man Utd exit?

Fellaini, 29, has largely struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford, netting just 18 goals in 133 outings between 2013 and 2017. Sporting Director Cenk Ergun has also been quoted confirming Gala's interest, and suggested the deal is already "close".

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  • Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff
Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

Kelly's experience as Homeland Security secretary and a veteran of three tours in Iraq - along with a sobering family tragedy - suggests he'll be a loyal manager for Trump when he starts the job Monday. Scaramucci is the latest top aide to be granted a direct line to Trump, and it has become increasingly unclear who actually reports to Priebus. ...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho fed-up with 'penny pinching' Glazers
Man Utd boss Mourinho fed-up with 'penny pinching' Glazers

The Sunday Sun report that Matic's move from Chelsea to Manchester United has been held up due to bonus payments. "Manchester United are interested and Jose Mourinho has made public his desire to bring in a holding midfielder. Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has been unable to get the Matic and Perisic deals done, despite weeks of nego...

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  • Broner vs. Garcia results: Full analysis, reaction and winners for fight card
Broner vs. Garcia results: Full analysis, reaction and winners for fight card

Broner, a former world champ in four divisions, wanted to reestablish himself. Broner, a former four-division world titleholder, moved down in weight from welterweight for the fight but was a considerable underdog in a nontitle showdown between two of the top names in boxing that came together when neither could find a top opponent to fight this ...

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  • Lions stage second-half fightback to roar into Super Rugby final
Lions stage second-half fightback to roar into Super Rugby final

Ackermann's team which includes 10 Springboks in the run-on side has to get past the defending champions, the Hurricanes , in the Super Rugby semi-finals at Ellis Park on Saturday if they are to have a stab at winning the title. Ackermann will leave the Lions when they fall out of the competition - this week or next - to take up a position with ...

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  • UFC 214: Volkan Oezdemir KOs Jimi Manuwa in the first round
UFC 214: Volkan Oezdemir KOs Jimi Manuwa in the first round

Oezdemir actually went into this fight against Manuwa on a four fight win streak but two of those fights were outside of the UFC. The fight between Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone surprisingly went the distance with Lawler getting a unanimous decision win.

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  • Wenger tells Sanchez to respect his Arsenal contract
Wenger tells Sanchez to respect his Arsenal contract

The fact that Arsenal have yet to sanction the sale of Alexis Sanchez means they must be confident of keeping him, says Matt Upson. Wenger said after his team's 5-2 thrashing of Benfica in their first of two games in the Emirates Cup that Sanchez's return for training ahead of the start of next season has consequently been delayed.

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  • Jon Jones KOs Daniel Cormier to Regain Title, Challenges Brock Lesnar
Jon Jones KOs Daniel Cormier to Regain Title, Challenges Brock Lesnar

The 12-fight event kick off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET with three fights streaming on UFC Fight Pass . Daniel Cormier , bottom, takes down Jon Jones during their light heavyweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 182 in Las Vegas.

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  • Red Sox rally, beat Royals in 10th
Red Sox rally, beat Royals in 10th

Rick Porcello got the start on the hill for the Red Sox and got in a hole early on after giving up a solo home run in the second inning to Royals' catcher, Salvador Perez . The veteran sinkerballer pitched out of the bullpen for the Chicago Cubs in 2015 and 2016 but thrived in a return to the rotation for the San Diego Padres this season, allowin...

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  • Not singing Vande Mataram doesn't make one a traitor: Naqvi
Not singing Vande Mataram doesn't make one a traitor: Naqvi

The Union Minister, however, clarified that deliberately opposing and protesting against Vande Mataram was not called for. After a brief uproar on the issue, the proceedings of the House continued normally following an appeal made by Speaker Haribhau Bagde.

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  • Gallardo pitches Mariners past Mets
Gallardo pitches Mariners past Mets

NOTES: Mariners DH Nelson Cruz snapped an 0-for-16 slump with a single in the second inning. "They got some base hit, singles and what not, but the key thing is just try and limit those extra base hits. As a 16-year old, Conforto got to taking batting practice here and play an abbreviated game. "It's a little surreal", Conforto admitted. ...

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  • Red Bull's Ricciardo in confident mood ahead of qualifying
Red Bull's Ricciardo in confident mood ahead of qualifying

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo posted the fastest time in the first practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. "We need to try to be quick in sectors two and three - they're the twisty bits - and the auto looked great in those parts of the track", Horner said after Ricciardo's performance.

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  • Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger
Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger

On Friday, it was claimed that Arsenal had 'made a breakthrough' in their pursuit of the 21-year-old, who is believed to be valued in the region of £45m by his current club. "I think the players who want a new contract have to respect their contract". Wenger insisted the uncertainty over Sanchez's future wouldn't prove a distraction in the sa...

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  • Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move
Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move

I don't have to convince him about anything. "We controlled the match and we were good in the attacking phases even though they were risky on the counter". On the Monaco clash, Thiago Silva said: "It's a normal game, it's going to be an important match, it's 50-50 for each team, it's another year, we're starting again".

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  • Record setting day for Caeleb Dressel at world championships
Record setting day for Caeleb Dressel at world championships

The 20-year-old now has six gold medals at the meeting and can tie Michael Phelps' record of seven - set at the 2007 championships in Melbourne - with success in the men's 4x100m medley relay on Sunday. "It's pretty impressive actually, it makes for an exciting race tomorrow". There were also gold medals on Saturday for Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom an...

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  • Liverpool vs Hertha BSC TV channel, kick-off time and date
Liverpool vs Hertha BSC TV channel, kick-off time and date

Klopp says he is prepared to release more players for loan. Gerrard added: "The job for me is to try and improve these players on the football pitch, individually and collectively, and also make them professionals behaviour-wise and standard-wise".

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  • England v South Africa: Keaton Jennings & Tom Westley extend hosts' advantage
England v South Africa: Keaton Jennings & Tom Westley extend hosts' advantage

England have a big opportunity to cash in on Toby Roland-Jones' dream Test debut at The Oval, but it is one which will be far easier if they can continue to take advantage of Vernon Philander's absence for South Africa . The worth of his more than three-hour innings was acknowledged by South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, who led the applause...

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  • Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?
Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Kelly formerly commanded coalition troops in Iraq from 2008 to 2009. The appointment of Scaramucci, a prominent television surrogate for Trump during the campaign, prompted the immediate resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer on July 21.

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  • Vettel delights in proving Ferrari critics wrong
Vettel delights in proving Ferrari critics wrong

It was Hamilton's sixth win of the season compared to just one for Vettel , but the German has been collecting solid points throughout. "We come here and we know the vehicle is strong, we know we have a chance to fight for victory and that's good news".

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  • Sensational Lions through to #SuperRugby final!
Sensational Lions through to #SuperRugby final!

The match finished at 44-29, with the Lions attaining 69% possession and 70% of the territory. "This team has character and I'm really proud of them", Lions captain Jaco Kriel said. "We have to make sure that we apply early pressure and not have to absorb so much". The Lions in 2016 beat the Crusaders 42-25 in Johannesburg in the quarte...

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  • Antonio Conte says Chelsea transfer talks happen every day with board
Antonio Conte says Chelsea transfer talks happen every day with board

In a recent interview , the Blues boss hailed the 23-year-old England ace as "one of the best strikers in the world" and "a complete player". Whilst Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses were key components in the side that won the Premier League last season, it seems pretty clear that Antonio Conte wants more competition for places.

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  • AS Monaco Turn Down 3rd Arsenal Bid for Thomas Lemar at €50m
AS Monaco Turn Down 3rd Arsenal Bid for Thomas Lemar at €50m

But the Telegraph are claiming that the Ligue 1 champions are refusing to let him go despite the Gunners making a third bid of £45million. Arsene Wenger is looking to further strengthen his attacking options after only bringing in left-back Sead Kolasinac and striker Alexandre Lacazette this summer and Lemar has been identified as a prime tar...

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  • Diego Costa could be stuck at Chelsea
Diego Costa could be stuck at Chelsea

However, the Spaniard does not appear particularly perturbed about such speculation and would clearly treat the arrival of a fellow left-back as motivation to improve and battle to keep hold of his starting job. The last target, one Chelsea has been linked with ever since Conte arrived in west London , is Swansea striker Fernando Llorente. Con...

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  • Chelsea vs. Inter Milan, Int'l Champions Cup
Chelsea vs. Inter Milan, Int'l Champions Cup

INTER Milan coach Luciano Spalletti wants Manchester United's target Ivan Perisic to remain with the Italian Serie A club. In the first half Chelsea made Perisic look like a very average player, but after half time when spaces started opening, he began to cause problems on the left wing.

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  • Donald Trump has a new chief of staff: Who is John Kelly?
Donald Trump has a new chief of staff: Who is John Kelly?

Keane said Kelly is the "superstar" of the president's Cabinet, and his "strength of personality" will likely curb some of the divisiveness in the administration, although he can not change the players' personalities. If he's been a moderating influence on Trump while at Homeland Security, there's little public evidence of it. Kelly said he gets ...

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves Exploring A Kyrie Irving Trade For Andrew Wiggins
Minnesota Timberwolves Exploring A Kyrie Irving Trade For Andrew Wiggins

Wojnarowski says that the Cavs are looking for the type of return that the Nuggets got when they traded superstar Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks. Then again, if the Cavs are more motivated to deal Irving than they're letting on, you could see things progressing this offseason.

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  • Goel advises AFI to honour Kerala HC directive on Chitra
Goel advises AFI to honour Kerala HC directive on Chitra

Chitra's coach, NS Sijin , who was instrumental in taking the battle to court, told ET Magazine they would try to send Chitra with the second batch of athletes departing for London on Monday. "My diet is whatever food we have at home". Officials of the Sports ministry said that Goel talked to AFI President Adille Sumariwalla on the issue and adv...

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  • Guardiola admits blow to Man City's centre-back search
Guardiola admits blow to Man City's centre-back search

City, Sky Bet's 15/8 Premier League favourites , have already spent over £200m during pre-season and Guardiola is generally satisfied with his haul, adding: "I'm happy with the squad we have". "And as soon as possible we want to be involved in the title". "He's a young player so sometimes you have to pay a bit more for them". "What matters is ho...

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  • Ben Roethlisberger Reportedly Considering Retirement After 2017 Season
Ben Roethlisberger Reportedly Considering Retirement After 2017 Season

Roethlisberger , the Steelers' starting quarterback since being taken in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, hinted at retirement after Pittsburgh lost to eventual champion New England in the American Conference final last January, but announced last April he would return for the 2017 season.

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  • Former Timberwolves coach would trade Andrew Wiggins for Kyrie Irving
Former Timberwolves coach would trade Andrew Wiggins for Kyrie Irving

This offseason has been a roller coaster for Andrew Wiggins in regards to his future as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves . Wiggins is the type of player that could potentially give Cleveland a better chance to defeat the Golden State Warriors.

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  • Chelsea new boy Morata must improve condition ahead of new season - Conte
Chelsea new boy Morata must improve condition ahead of new season - Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte talked to Premium Sport after Chelsea's 2-1 defeat at hands of Inter. Frustratingly, his best moves were clever turns near the halfway line and clipped passes across the pitch to spread the play, rather than the risky moments in the penalty box he is renowned for.

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  • Phillies send Jeremy Hellickson to the Orioles
Phillies send Jeremy Hellickson to the Orioles

Philadelphia will send $4,617,486 to Baltimore to cover most of the $6,109,290 remaining of Hellickson's $17.2 million salary. Fantasy Impact This does little to the value of Hellickson, who moves to a better team but now has to contend with American League lineups.

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