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Seahawks sign Kam Chancellor to three-year, $36 million extension

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Two years after a holdout forced the Seahawks to play a pair of games without Kam Chancellor , the franchise and their star safety have come to terms on a new pact. The team exhausted multiple 2017 draft picks on defensive backs, clearly an indication that it was ready to lose Chancellor to free agency. Entering his eighth year with the Seahawks, Chancellor has earned four trips to the Pro Bowl. Read More »

Man Utd could use Tinder as sleeve sponsor

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Manchester United are in discussions with online dating giants Tinder becoming their new sleeve sponsor. For example, Chevrolet probably wouldn't want Manchester United signing with a beer company to be its sleeve sponsor because the two would be associated together due to being on the same kit that it could send the wrong message. Read More »

Ander Herrera provides injury update at Manchester United

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But United have no intention of losing him, with Jose Mourinho regarding him as central to the team's future. Manchester United have opened contract talks with midfielder Ander Herrera whilst on pre-season tour to try and fend off interest from Barcelona . Read More »

Jaguars left tackle Branden Albert announces retirement

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Former Alabama standout Cam Robinson may get the opportunity to start at left tackle in Jacksonville as a rookie. The Dolphins announced they would have to return the pick to the Jaguars based on a condition of Albert being on the opening-month 53-man roster. Read More »

Pete Rose accused of having sex with underage girl

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The statement is part of a motion, according to the report, filed Monday in John Dowd's defense against Pete Rose's defamation lawsuit . If true - Rose admits the relationship but says she was older than 16 - Rose wouldn't face criminal charges for statutory rape because the statute of limitations has expired. Read More »

Liverpool will progress in Champions League under Jurgen Klopp - Bayern's Carlo Ancelotti

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We want to keep him and we're having good talks". Klopp has made a huge difference at Liverpool since taking over as manager in 2015, but he has a number of trusty deputies beside him. Chelsea were the last English winners in 2012, but with a possible five participants this season Ancelotti is predicting better things. "It's all good otherwise we could not be fourth last season and we would not be this good of a team". Read More »

Chelsea to replace Matic with Drinkwater

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The England global is one of the midfielders the Premier League champions are looking at as a possible replacement for Nemanja Matic, who has been sold to Manchester United for £40m. Leicester , however, are not under pressure to sell and will hold all the cards in terms of negotiations after Drinkwater committed his long-term future to the club by agreeing a new four-year deal last summer. Read More »

Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi being evaluated for concussion

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The Dolphins went full contact during practice, something Gase didn't regret despite Ajayi's possible injury. Coach Adam Gase told reporters after the training camp session that Ajayi is being evaluated for a concussion. Miami's roster also features tailbacks Storm Johnson, Senorise Perry and De'Veon Smith. Ajayi, 24, should be considered a Top-5 running back this year in fantasy football . Read More »

LA to host Olympics

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Los Angeles had been in race with Paris to host the Games in 2024 after Tokyo 2020. The deal, first reported by The Los Angeles Times , awards the 2024 Summer Games to Paris and then brings the Olympics back to southern California for a third time . Read More »

Mithali Raj gifted BMW for leading India to World Cup final

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The vehicle was presented at the Pullela Gopichand badminton academy at Hyderabad . Mithali finished just one run short of the tournament's leading run-getter. However, the team's magnificent performance to reach the finals won praises from all quarters. Speaking at the occasion, Pullela Gopichand congratulated the entire women's cricket team and said that Mithali deserves the honour and congratulated the coach as well. Read More »

Liverpool have sights set on title, says Klopp

However, Klopp's side lacked consistency and it will be intriguing to see how they cope this season with the additional demands of Champions League football. However, Birmingham City boss Redknapp feels that it's unlikely the Reds will be genuine title contenders next season, although he has been very impressed with Klopp's work at Anfield. Read More »

Coutinho 'willing to take pay cut' in order to join Barcelona

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Even following the training ground bust-up in the United States, after which Neymar appeared to storm off, his Barcelona team-mates said they wanted him to stay at the Camp Nou. The Spaniard's contract at the club ends at the end of the 2017/18 season. Apparently the Germany worldwide midfielder is "locked in talks over a new deal" with Liverpool chiefs but no deal is on the horizon even though the Reds have promised to give him a pay increase if he extends his current deal beyond ... Read More »

SBS Icon Les Murray Passes Away

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His legacy is lasting, ' Foster said. Murray, who was born in Hungary in 1945, joined SBS in 1980 as a subtitle writer and went on to host a variety of football programs and events, including the FIFA World Cup and the popular The World Game show. Read More »

Rutherford County MLB Pitcher Sonny Gray to Yankees

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After weeks of speculation that the Bombers could land A's ace Sonny Gray , Brian Cashman finally pulled off the swap, sending a trio of valuable prospects but holding on to his most treasured assets. Gray will help, and not just in 2017. Let's be clear: The Yankees' starting rotation has been far better than anyone could have expected. But Fowler , Mateo and Kaprielian fit squarely in the next class of near-ready prospects, three one-time gems who have hit setbacks but still have ... Read More »

IAAF Taskforce Recommends Extending Suspension of Russian Athletics Federation

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In his last competition, Forbes jumped 7.92m at the London Anniversary Games in the same pit where he will be competing in at the World Championships at the London Olympic Stadium. "That needs to be resolved", he said. "We thought it was going to take a few days before recovery". "Although there is progress, there is still more work to be done", Coe said. Read More »

Los Angeles Declares Candidacy for Hosting 2028 Summer Olympics - IOC

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According to multiple reports, Los Angeles and the International Olympic Committee have come to an agreement on the 2028 Olympics returning to southern California. Paris has always been seen as the favorite to secure the 2024 Games after taking a much harder line stance on the idea of a dual award. The Los Angeles Times reports an agreement with worldwide Olympic leaders has been made. Read More »

Sevilla spoil Lacazette's first home start with Emirates Cup win

However, time will tell whether Lacazette is truly injured or not as Arsenal face Chelsea in the Community Shield this Sunday. The Gunners had, in their previous game against Benfica , found the net five times , adding one to the tally in their game against Eduardo Berizzo's side Sevilla , who on the other hand, have three goals in total. Read More »

Allen Iverson Skips Big 3 Game

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Iverson is the BIG3's marquee name the league's biggest attraction. Allen Iverson didn't show up for a scheduled Big3 game Sunday in Dallas and gave the fledgling basketball league no reason for his absence. He sat out the team's game in Philadelphia on July 16, a homecoming for the former 76ers legend.? At the time, the league's creator, rapper Ice Cube , said the decision was "disappointing to everybody, including myself", but said doctors had told Iverson not to get out of bed, ... Read More »

Woman accuses Pete Rose of statutory rape in the 1970s

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The testimony was filed as part of the ongoing defamation lawsuit baseball's all-time hits leader filed a year ago against John Dowd, the man who investigated him on behalf of Major League Baseball in the late 1980s for betting on the game. Read More »

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals reportedly talking to Twins about All-Star closer

The Nationals hope that Kintzler can bolster their bullpen as they hope to make a deep run in the playoffs. The Nationals have a 13-game lead over Miami in the National League East, but were in need of some bullpen help. This improvement earned Brandon Kintzler his first All-Star spot. Despite a better run of late, Washington's relief corps still owns the worst ERA in the National League at 5.07, almost a full run higher than the Major League average. Read More »

Ancelotti: Bayern will keep Sanches

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The Rossoneri are trying to bring the youngster in on loan this summer with a view to possibly making that move permanent next summer. Sanches has been tipped to leave the Allianz Arena this summer after failing to hold down a regular first team place under Carlo Ancelotti since moving to the club from Benfica 12 months ago. Read More »

Blue Jays trade left-hander Liriano, righty reliever Smith at deadline

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Liriano, who has a 6-5 record this season with 4.15 earned run average, was reportedly being targeted by teams to pitch in a relief role, in part due to his strong numbers against left-handed hitters. Hernandez, 24, is batting.279/.369/.485 with 12 homers and 12 steals over 79 games this season at Triple-A. The Astros are to be rumored to be looking at Orioles closer Zach Britton as well as a starter to bolster their rotation. Read More »

Los Angeles to host 2028 Olympics

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Eventually, only Los Angeles and Paris were left standing, and on July 11 the International Olympic Committee voted unanimously to move forward with a dual award for the 2024 and '28 Summer Games, insuring that both cities would have hosting honors. Read More »

Jones, Blind breached doping rules

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Jones with this ban means he will miss the UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid in Skopje on 8th August, 2017 and also the Champions league group stage opening game. Blind was in the picture and did join in some of the celebrations, accompanied by a chaperone. He believed this was permitted, as it is in other competitions. Read More »

Red Sox get Reed from Mets for bullpen help

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Reed will be a free agent following 2017, so the Mets couldn't land a major package for him, but Callahan is at least intriguing. Minor league pitchers Stephen Nogosek , Gerson Bautista and Jamie Callahan are headed to the Mets in the deal, the Boston Globe reported . Read More »

Tottenham refuse to break wage structure for Everton midfielder Barkley

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Mauricio Pochettino admitted following a 3-0 friendly defeat to City in Nashville on Saturday (29 July) that last year's runners-up were a " little bit behind " their title rivals but continued to work hard on securing new additions. However, he is expected to return to full fitness within the next three to four weeks. But while he might be cheaper, Tottenham could end up missing out altogether. Read More »

Should the Ravens Sign Kaepernick?

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But the reasons not to sign Kaepernick have more to do with finally investing time in a quarterback the Browns want to develop a be that rookie DeShone Kizer or second-year quarterback Cody Kessler. And that's something that individual clubs will either weigh or not weigh. If recent comments by Ravens coach John Harbaugh regarding the potential signing of quarterback Colin Kaepernick were meant to be a trial balloon, it apparently is made of lead. Read More »

Rory McIlroy fires longtime caddie JP Fitzgerald

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The Northern Irishman finished fourth at this year's Open at Birkdale and has decided to make a change in his career. Fitzgerald spurred McIlroy on after a terrible start in The Open by asking his struggling compatriot: "You're Rory McIlroy , what the f*** are you doing?" The pair have been together for nine years, in which time they have won four Majors and 22 professional titles in total. Read More »

Mourinho: It's easier to get me than sign Fellaini

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Mourinho's side continued to dictate the play but chances were scarce against a compact Valerenga defence, with a speculative effort from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and a teasing Daley Blind cross looking likely to be the closest it came to a first-half breakthrough. Read More »

Neymar Arriving In Qatar For PSG Medical

Messi scored 37 goals in La Liga last season for Barcelona but was unable to fire the side to the title, something he'd love to change in the coming campaign. The loss of Neymar would be huge off the pitch for Barcelona as well as on it, with the league likely to suffer too as a result, but Tebas has insisted he would be more anxious if it was one of the two players who have shared the Ballon d'Or since 2008. Read More »

Astros' George Springer placed on the 10-day DL

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Martinez got a two-out RBI single to right in the eighth inning to give Detroit an insurance run. Evan Gattis hit a two-run shot for his 11th homer in the first inning to get Houston off to an early lead. The Houston Astros have placed George Springer on the disabled list. Presley is hitting.313 in 34 games this season, while Adduci has an.845 OPS in 17 major-league games this year. Read More »