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House of Fraser to appoint administrators after investment talks fail

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Prior to the administration Sports Direct had owned 11 percent of House of Fraser. House of Fraser in The Oracle. The deal expands Mr Ashley's retail empire, which also includes a stake in Debenhams. A string of United Kingdom retailers have either gone out of business or announced plans to close shops this year, as they struggle with subdued consumer spending, rising labour costs and higher business property taxes as well as growing online competition, particularly from Amazon. Read More »

Shareholder Alisher Usmanov says he accepts rival Stan Kroenke's bid for club

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Corbyn, an Arsenal fan, has added his voice to supporters' anger at Kroenke buying the 30-percent stake of the club's second-largest shareholder, Alisher Usmanov. Usmanov's holding company USM is already a major sponsor of the Goodison Park club, which is owned by his former business partner Farhad Moshiri. "Many of these fans are AST members and hold their share not for value but as custodians who care about the future of the club". Read More »

What Now in Washington with Guice Out for Season?

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But he underwent an MRI on Friday morning where the more serious injury was discovered. The injury ends Guice's season before it started. and puts the Redskins run game right back where it ended. Coach Jay Gruden has said there was competition for the No. 1 job along with third-down back Chris Thompson . He averaged an impressive 2.84 yards after contact per attempt and forced 35 missed tackles across 168 carries, ranking T-10th and 13th, respectively, among running backs with 100-plus ... Read More »

Sam Allardyce: Manchester United's negotiations have broken down

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The 2018/19 English Premier League will kick-off tonight with 20-time English Premier League winners Manchester United facing 2015 Premier League winners Leicester City in the Theatre of Dreams in Manchester. Man United chiefs reportedly vetoed Mourinho's targets as they believed he was "targeting defenders who were no better than those they already had". Read More »

Everton sign Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard

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The 23-year-old had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United but the Toffees have won the race, shelling out almost £30million. The Colombia defender departs Camp Nou just seven months after arriving from Palmeiras, having failed to dislodge Samuel Umtiti or Gerard Pique in his bid for regular minutes. Read More »

Novak Djokovic bundled out of Canadian Open by unheralded teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas

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But I have to accept it, deal with it, and move on. And I remained calm. He took advantage of a Djokovic unforced error for an early break at 4-2 and used a few 210-km/h serves to take the first set by holding at love. Tsitsipas will face second-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany, the defending champion coming off a tournament victory last week in Washington that included a semifinal win over Tsitsipas. Read More »

Unai Emery welcomes Pep Guardiola battle ahead of Arsenal v Man City

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Unai Emery told Arsenal Player . It's an exciting time to be an Arsenal fan, and despite missing out on Champions League football for a second consecutive season, there's much to look forward to in the coming campaign. Jenkinson and Campbell have had extensive periods away from the club on loan while goalkeeper Ospina is back-up to new signing Bernd Leno and Petr Cech. Read More »

Orlando Magic to play regular season games in Mexico City

The full slate for Fred Hoiberg's fourth season with the Bulls is still not out, but he does know that one of his games will be worldwide. The Orlando Magic will play two home games in Mexico City against the Chicago Bulls on December 13 and Utah Jazz on December 15 as part of their 2019 schedule, the team and the National Basketball Association announced Tuesday. Read More »

First Lady of Indian cricket

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Also in the photo was Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma , who's now married to the Indian captain Virat Kohli . Anushka Sharma's presence during Indian test team's visit to the High Commission of India in London came as a surprise. According to reports, the BCCI has also decided that WAGs of India's cricket stars will join their partners only for 14 days after the first two weeks of a 45-day tour in future. Read More »

Dez Bryant tweets he will visit Cleveland Browns

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Recent rumors have linked Bryant with the Browns , and one of their wide receivers, Jarvis Landry, is recruiting the former Dallas Cowboys star publicly. So Bryant tweeted Thursday that he plans to start making visits next week, and he'll visit Cleveland. The unusual saga of the courtship of Dez Bryant by John Dorsey has finally resulted in a first date. Read More »

Everton swoop for season-long loan signing of Chelsea defender

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Zouma, 23, spent last season on loan with Stoke City, making 34 Premier League appearances to confirm his fitness after a knee injury limited his opportunities at Chelsea . Mourinho was the Chelsea manager when Zouma arrived in 2014, and he seemingly has a lot of belief in the Frenchman, although it's hard to see how he will boost his options in the short-term. Read More »

Paul Merson claims Liverpool FC need key signing to win the title

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We were in finals, yes, but if we got to the final we should win it this time. "We are the ones who have to do more, fight more, and that must be our attitude". Michael Owen predicted where his former club Liverpool will finish n the Premier League this season, when writing a blog for BETVICTOR , suggesting that Jürgen Klopp's side will be Manchester City's closest challengers come what May. Read More »

Cam Newton confronts Kelvin Benjamin before Bills-Panthers game. Twitter goes nuts

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On Thursday, Cam Newton got the chance to confront Kelvin about his comments, but the Buffalo Bills WR made a decision to dismiss him and just walk away from the conversation. The comments that got the attention of Newton and plenty of other people - including Buffalo Coach Sean McDermott - featured this passage: "If you would've put me with any other quarterback, let's be real, you know what I'm saying?" Prior to Carolina's preseason game against Buffalo on Thursday, the two met at ... Read More »

Everton Complete Double Swoop for Barcelona’s Mina & Gomes

In the immortal words of one Larry David: preeeetty... preeeeetty... pretty good. The Club reserves the right to buy back the player. Mina , for whom Barca have retained a buy-back option, said the chance to play alongside Gomes and Lucas Digne - who made the same switch last week - played a part in his decision to join Marco Silva's men. Read More »

Dolphins receivers Stills, Wilson kneel during anthem

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Quinn stood and raised his right fist, as he did during the anthem last season with the Rams. Despite that cooling-off declaration, Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Read More »

Manchester United vs Leicester City

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Mourinho's blatant plea came amidst a groundswell of anger at the antics of the Man United board. The Red Devils have been extremely light in the transfer window. The boss explained that the midfielder is one of several players he will hold talks with to determine if they're able to contribute to the cause in Friday's opening game. Read More »

Betting odds favor Urban Meyer remaining Ohio State coach following latest developments

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Ohio State trustees announced last week that a special "independent board working group" would direct the Meyer investigation, which is expected to last about two weeks. Firing Meyer without cause would cost Ohio State a almost $40 million buyout. Ohio State fan Jeff Hamms, who organized the event on his Facebook page, took center stage at the rally, leading the roughly 200 fans in " Urban Meyer " chants while others stood by with their pro-Meyer and anti-ESPN signs, including one that ... Read More »

WF coach charged with assault in connection to death

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Jones, who is an assistant basketball coach, is accused of punching Sandor Szabo, 35, outside a hotel in Long Island City last weekend, causing Szabo to fall, hit his head on the pavement and lose consciousness, NBC New York reported. Wake Forest released a statement. A spokesman said Wake Forest had no immediate comment on the 35-year-old Jones' arrest. Szabo was "super outgoing, friendly, and an incredibly smart businessman", his digital marketing company, What If Media Group, wrote in ... Read More »

United planning Milinkovic-Savic bid

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Manchester United remain in the hunt for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, with Juventus and Real Madrid among the other potential destinations for the Serbia global as his agents attempt to engineer a summer move for the player. Read More »

Baker Mayfield shines during his Browns debut

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At the time he exited, Mayfield was also tied for the team lead in rushing yards (13, on three attempts). The second of those scampers - a 5-yard, red-zone dash on fourth-and-2 - set up Mayfield's 10-yard touchdown toss to David Njoku . Make any case to start at quarterback for the Browns right away over Tyrod Taylor . Rookie Antonio Callaway and third-year receiver Rashard Higgins are expected to get the first opportunities to fill that spot now. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs in first statement since trade to Raptors

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THANK YOU Pop I'll always be grateful for my growth under your guidance. My family and I want to say THANK YOU to the entire Spurs organization and the people and fans of San Antonio . He appeared in nine games for the Spurs in 2017-18, last playing on January 13 before sitting out the rest of the season with a quad injury. He was named NBA Finals MVP in 2014 after leading the Spurs to a championship but his relationship with the team deteriorated last season to the point where he asked for ... Read More »

Petition calls for LeBron James to be U.S. Secretary of Education

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Trump. An online petition calling for LeBron James to replace Betsy DeVos as USA secretary of education has received more than 9,000 signatures in a campaign of staggering hypotheticals, The San Francisco Chronicle reported . Such a shift doesn't seem likely, though, especially given the testy relationship between President Trump and James, who will soon produce a Showtime documentary series . Read More »

Axel Tuanzebe: Aston Villa re-sign Manchester United defender on loan

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Grealish continues to be linked with a move to Tottenham - but Villa are in a better financial position after being taken over during the off-season. The Egypt worldwide was not done, as in the 75th minute he contributed in his side's third goal of the game, providing an assist to Alan Hutton , who dribbled past Hull's defenders and sent the ball home, making it 3-1. Read More »

The British Open sent a $154,000 payout to the wrong Tommy Fleetwood

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After his 12th place finish at The Open last month, Tommy Fleetwood was transferred the €133,000 or so prize money during the week. Fleetwood's payout was reportedly deposited into the Wells Fargo bank account of a man with the same name, according to a screencap tweeted by golf school owner Greg Thorner, apparently a friend of the other Fleetwood. Read More »

Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard join Everton on Deadline Day

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When I found out about this opportunity and what the manager wanted out of me I was happy. Speaking to evertontv , Bernard said that the chance to join a "great club with great tradition" was the key driving factor behind his decision to sign for the club, vowing to help "make things happen" alongside former Watford manager Silva. Read More »

India vs England 2nd Test Day 1 live updates

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The story of the second innings was more or less the same as Kohli top-scored with 51 runs in 93 balls. "When the wicket wears off, the spinners can come into play as well", Kohli said. For England , they will be missing the services of all-rounder Ben Stokes, which would hurt them as he was among the wickets in the second innings at Edgbaston. Read More »

DWTNCS 16 results: Greg Hardy knocks out Tebaris Gordon in 17-seconds

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Former NFL player and rising UFC fighter Greg Hardy took just 17 seconds to knockout his opponent Tebaris Gordon at Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series 16. After an entertaining back and forth early on, it would end up being Gilpin who found the D'Arce choke submission for the victory in the second round. Read More »

Packers writer proposes that Green Bay offer a trade for Khalil Mack

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What's the word on the Khalil Mack situation, now moving close to a two-week holdout and generating increasingly antsy reports across the National Football League universe? Mack, who is holding out in order to force Oakland to cut him a new and more lucrative check, is being rumored to be a trade candidate. Read More »

Arsenal chief Burgess: No pushback from players over Emery's new training methods

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Ljungberg scored an exceptional 17 goals from midfield as Arsenal won the League and Cup double. After 20 successful years with the club, Wenger's influence began to wane in recent seasons with the Gunners dropping well off the pace. Arsenal's director of high performance, Darren Burgess, has provided an insight into Arsenal's training in pre-season. BBC journalist David Ornstein has played down reports suggesting Arsenal have launched a late £89.9m bid to sign Barcelona attacker Ousmane ... Read More »

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish 'not for sale at any price'

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The club are now set to move into their new stadium without any summer additions. At a press conference hours before the transfer deadline the Argentinian all but confirmed there would be no signings, but declared himself happy with the situation and warned his players he expects them to feel the same way too. Read More »