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Guardiola proud to work with "special" Kompany

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Thirty-four-year-old Murray, who started his career in non-league football, spent over a decade in the lower leagues before making his first top-flight appearance for Crystal Palace four and a half years ago. Full-back Mendy told CityTV: 'You were born with this club. "You are a great guy, a good man, a good captain with a lot of experience". The streak began with his debut goal for Leeds United back in 2002 and Monday's strike took his tally to 38 wins and 10 draws, moving him clear of ... Read More »

Simona Halep withdraws from Connecticut Open week before US Open

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He has been ranked as high as No. 5 but is now 64th. The upset took just over two hours and marked the 10 time this season that 17-ranked Bertens has defeated a top 10 opponent. Her comeback from a knife attack during a home invasion in her Czech Republic apartment in December, 2016, has really taken her career to new heights in terms of both success and consistency. Read More »

Kyle Lafferty returns to Ibrox from Hearts

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There is no risk in terms of him performing in front of the demands of this crowd and this club, and the expectation. "I believe we are a young squad, so he brings vital experience to us". I am happy to be home. "I don't think we". I love that in a footballer. Former Hearts defender Wallace has been sidelined with a niggling groin injury he picked up in September a year ago against Partick, before being suspended from the club at the end of the 2017-18 season along with Kenny Miller. Read More »

Ashton Could Face Ban Following Pre-Season Punch-Up

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The match report on Sale's official website detailed the incident, saying: "Another mass "gathering" on 46 minutes was concluded by the dismissals of Chris Ashton and Rory Kockott , seemingly for fighting". Eddie Jones, who included Ashton in his England pre-season training group at the start of this month, will also be keeping an eye on proceedings as they develop over the next 48 hours. Read More »

Tiger vs. Phil is officially on for Thanksgiving weekend

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Woods' Twitter announcement comes in the afternoon on a day when Mickelson joined the social media platform ... which we're sure is a total coincidence (*wink*). Asked if it would truly be winner-take-all, Mickelson said: "I think if you [don't] do that, it undermines it". The 42-year-old is widely expected to be added to the team when Furyk unveils his first three picks on September 4, and Woods believes his overall form since returning to the PGA Tour makes him worthy of selection for ... Read More »

Asian Games: Joseph Schooling tops men's 50m butterfly heats in 23.84 seconds

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Yamashita told a news conference that the four players hooked up with the women after eating and drinking and were easily identified by wearing Japan-emblazoned shirts in an entertainment district. It's how you behave with the other athletes, the officials , volunteers ... Over 11,000 athletes from 46 countries are chasing medals in 58 events in Jakarta and Palembang in the 18th edition of this quadrennial event. Read More »

Urban Meyer suspended for first three games of season

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As a member of Meyer's staff at Florida in 2009, Zach Smith was also arrested for aggravated battery of his wife, who at the time was two months pregnant. The decision caps weeks of turmoil for one of the college football's most prominent programs, and one of the sport's most successful coaches. And if so, how? Meyer, who is present at the meetings reportedly refuses to serve a suspension because he believes he is innocent. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers says Celtic have dropped interest in Scott McKenna

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And, according to BBC Scotland, Celtic could make an offer for McKenna this month, with Aberdeen braced to receive one. He said: "I don't think so, no". Dons manager Derek McInnes believes the defender will bypass the English Championship and go straight to the Premier League when he eventually leaves the Dons. Read More »

Thierry Henry set to take up first job as manager with Bordeaux

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Last season, Henry mixed his duties as part of the bland half of Sky's Premier League coverage with a role as Roberto Martinez' assistant with Belgium. Thierry Henry is considering taking his first step into full management with Bordeaux among those ready to give him an opportunity. According to French radio station RMC , Arsenal's current chief scout in France , Grimandi, is in line to join Henry's proposed coaching staff at Bordeaux. Read More »

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan: 'Unai Emery similar to Arsene Wenger'

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He wants to play football and dominate the game and that's what we're doing, we're not just kicking the ball up front. Much has been made of the mess that Emery has inherited from Arsene Wenger , although the Gunners actually boasted the second-best home record in the top-flight last season, taking 47 points from their 19 games, and they couldn't have asked for a much kinder fixture to get their season off the ground this weekend. Read More »

Lionel Messi Finished Fifth In UEFA Player Of The Year Voting

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The victor will be announced along with the Champions League group-stage draw on August 30. Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo are up for the UEFA Player of the Year award for the 2017/18 season. According to Uefa's official website , those selected were requested to select a shortlist of three players by allocating respectively five points, three points and one point to each of them - although you could not vote for a player in your own team. Read More »

United not happy with Neville over Woodward comment

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LUHG - stands for "Love United Hate Glazers" aimed at the owning Glazer family. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer, but he looks likely to remain a United player and he needs to start delivering on a consistent basis. Read More »

La Liga captains to meet over 'concern' for U.S. game

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Messi , 31, has retired from worldwide duty once before after missing a penalty in Argentina's shoot-out defeat by Chile, for the second year running, in the 2016 Copa America final. Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni has admitted that he does not know when or if Lionel Messi will return to worldwide football. Do you think it is a good idea for Messi to take some time off from global football? We have very clear in our minds that we need to add people to this new adventure. Read More »

Decision made: Atletico learn whether they can sign Chelsea defender

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Real Madrid have just under two weeks to get the deal done, and it remains to be seen whether they'll up the ante, set their sights elsewhere, or choose to place their faith in the current squad. That has placated the Belgian for the time being and the club is quietly confident that with Manchester United and Arsenal a shadow of their former selves they should be in the top four come May. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Deciding to join Juventus was easy

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Having announced on Wednesday that he was joining DAZN as a global brand ambassador, Ronaldo made clear that he has settled into life in Turin quickly. "He'll become like me, I'm 100 percent sure of it". "Of course, when the fans [of Juventus ] start to applaud it makes you think "Wow", I was surprised because it had never happened to me in my life, so it was an incredible moment". Read More »

Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 is coming to France, Hong Kong, and Indonesia next

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With the product team headed by Xiaomi's Jai Mani , Poco's first phone tries to get rid all of the glitz out of a smartphone and just focuses on pure essentials. Xiaomi Mi 8 features 6.21-inch full-HD+ (1080x2248 pixels) AMOLED display with 88.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The POCO F1 also has a secondary 5MP f/2.0 Samsung shooter for depth of field effects. Read More »

1 with Indy win

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Last year's runner-up for rookie of the year has never won an LPGA Tour title in her home country though she did win in a playoff at Dubai on the Ladies European Tour. "I had to change my mentality a little bit". Salas, who began the round tied for the lead with Park Sung-hyun and Ko Jin-young, had a 54-hole total of 21-under 195. Read More »

NASCAR Fan Tries To Fight Kyle Busch After Eventful Bristol Night Race

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We were faster than him and just kept hitting on him and hitting on him. He faced even more ups and downs Saturday in the Cup race. Truex thought he should have moved Clint Bowyer when battling for the lead in the laps leading up to Busch's barely getting into the back of him, causing a hard spin with 68 laps remaining in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read More »

The Boiling Hot Mess that is Manchester United

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He wrote for Paddy Power: "To hear that Mino Raiola has criticised Paul Scholes is interesting". "There's a lack of leaders in the team", he said. Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, was enraged by Scholes' comments and didn't waste any time in voicing his displeasure on social media. Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville and ex-United assistant manager Mike Phelan both responded to Raiola's tweets with their own. Read More »

Snedeker goes wire-to-wire for PGA Tour win

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After shooting a 59 in the opening round, Snedeker hung on for a three-shot win at the Wyndham Championship in the final event of the regular season. Snedeker had birdied the second and fifth holes in his third round. A day earlier, storms forced a suspension of play, so 30 golfers completed their third rounds Sunday morning. Read More »

The five lessons England learnt from third Test defeat to India

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While he had built a 159-run stand with Ajinkya Rahane in the first innings, his 113-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara in the second innings was equally important. India captain Virat Kohli dedicated his team's win over England at Trent Bridge to the flood victims of Kerala. Despite a controversial no-ball, Jasprit Bumrah ended Day four with his second five-wicket haul in the long format of the game. Read More »

Bertens trumps Halep for Cincinnati title

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It was also her second victory over Kvitova in nine days after beating the Czech in the third round of the Rogers Cup. "I'm so happy", a tearful Bertens said on court. "I was a little bit exhausted this week but it was a pleasure to come here and play". "From then on, I just made some rules for myself and with Raemon, like, "Okay, how do you want to play?" In her opening service game of the set, Halep was down 0-40. Read More »

Bumrah bowls India to brink of victory despite Buttler ton

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The tourists were not able to pick up the last wicket needed, but there is little doubt they will do so early on Wednesday morning to breath life into what is turning out to be an entertaining series. But Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes were not ready to throw in the towel yet. His first 37 balls yielded three runs as R Ashwin, who appeared stiff during his three overs, was defended with exaggerated defence. Read More »

Carl Frampton stops Luke Jackson in Round 9, retains featherweight title

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I'm a professional boxer and I want to fight. But now Jackson has the rare opportunity to join the ranks of past Australian world champions such as Lionel Rose and Jeff Fenech by recording a huge upset on foreign soil. Having successfully defended the interim WBO title, Frampton will be confirmed as mandatory challenger to full champion Oscar Valdez but will next fight IBF titlist Josh Warrington, who travelled to Windsor Park to be ringside. Read More »

Bumrah wreaks havoc to put India on brink of victory

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Most of which has to be attributed to Ben Stokes' shoulders and his back that he bent right through the day. If ever there was a way to strike back from a desperate situation, this was it. "I missed out on a hundred, but it's good to get 72 runs". Jos Buttler , England's gloveman in limited-overs cricket but playing in this series purely as a batsman, took over behind the stumps . Read More »

Manchester City goalkeeper Bravo suffers ruptured Achilles

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Bravo's injury is the second major setback already this season after Kevin De Bruyne was ruled out for around three months with a knee ligament injury. City can make free-transfer signings until the end of this month or could apply for an emergency loan. However, after a number of high-profile errors, manager Pep Guardiola sought to find an alternative, with Ederson signed from Benfica ahead of the 2017-18 title-winning season. Read More »

Richie Incognito in police custody for making threats

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Pro Football Talk is reporting that Incognito threatened to shoot employees at the Scottsdale funeral home, where he was handling arrangements for his late father. Incognito's entire offseason has been odd and at times, troubling. That was the same month when South Florida detained him, citing an " altered, paranoid state " and that he had thrown weights at people at a gym. Read More »

Cardinals close to acquiring Matt Adams from the Nationals

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The Los Angeles Dodgers were reportedly the mystery team to place a claim on Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper , according to Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan . Murphy is batting.300 this season with six homers and 29 RBI for the Nationals after getting a late start to the season following offseason knee surgery. Read More »

Roy Hodgson slams Salah penalty decision

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Nobody thinks about it now. Hodgson, however, accepted the red card decision as his side were reduced to 10 men with 15 minutes to go after full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off for a foul on Salah. The 25-year-old Brazil worldwide made the move to Liverpool from Roma in the summer for £66.8million ( BBC ), arriving with the reputation of being a world-class shot-stopper and someone that can play out from the back. Read More »

Redskins to sign Adrian Peterson

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Peterson averaged just 3.4 yards per carry a year ago, while still adding nothing as a pass catcher over 10 games with two teams (11 catches for 70 yards). Chris Thompson will return as a receiving threat and third-down back. Peterson has amassed 12,276 rushing yards in his career and rushed for a career-high 2,097 during his MVP season in 2012 . Read More »

Alex Iwobi calls for Arsenal to have faith in Unai Emery

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Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has called on fans of the London club to be patient with manager Unai Emery following their defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. "We lost a bit of the positioning on the pitch in the second half, and were working very deep". He said: "I think every manager has his way of playing and obviously I see much more of the ball because we build up from the back, but as I said it's the way that it is and you can see that I'm happy to help and be the spare man. Read More »

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

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Plans for extension talks were put on hold over the summer as Hazard starred for Belgium at the World Cup in Russian Federation, helping the Red Devils finish third, and the 27-year-old was eager to see if any offers for his services would come in. Read More »