• Luke Shaw: I'm like Wayne Rooney, I'm not out of shape
Luke Shaw: I'm like Wayne Rooney, I'm not out of shape

The BBC, among others, claim that United have made an enquiry about the 25-year-old and that Jose Mourinho dropped hints earlier in the week that he wanted to sign the strapping defender. "It was a breath of fresh air when he texted me", he added. I'm going to fight for it this year and I want to be in that starting XI. Asked if he doubted hi...

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  • Rangers Trading Cole Hamels To Cubs
Rangers Trading Cole Hamels To Cubs

As Cubs manager Joe Maddon addressed the media after the Cubs' big ninth-inning comeback to beat the Diamondbacks 7-6 on Thursday, team president Theo Epstein walked through the adjoining hallway and headed through another doorway toward Maddon's office.

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  • Demare wins 18th Tour stage..
Demare wins 18th Tour stage..

Greipel, one of several sprinters to pull out in the Alps, while others, like Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel , missed the time cut, accused Demare of holding on to a vehicle to make it through the mountains on stage 17 . Over 200.5km, the peloton will notably tackle the Col d'Aspin, the Tourmalet and the Aubisque before a 20km descent to Laru...

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  • Dimitar Berbatov tips Manchester United to win the Premier League
Dimitar Berbatov tips Manchester United to win the Premier League

Man United achieved their best league finish and points total last season, finishing second with 81 points, but nonetheless found themselves 19 points behind Manchester City . Last season, Sky Sports readers predicted that Manchester City would pip Manchester United to the title, while Chelsea and Arsenal would miss out on the top-four.

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  • Liverpool Must Win After Spending Heavily - Jose Mourinho
Liverpool Must Win After Spending Heavily - Jose Mourinho

Manchester City were last season's runaway winners, amassing an unprecedented 100 points, 19 points ahead of nearest rivals Manchester United , 23 ahead of Spurs , 25 ahead of Liverpool and a huge 30 points ahead of fifth placed Chelsea .

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  • Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree
Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree

Speaking after his side defeated AC Milan in a penalty shootout during their USA tour on Wednesday night, Mourinho remembered how Klopp once criticized Manchester United for spending around 100 million euros on Paul Pogba . I think you have to be fair and now you have to demand [they win the league]. "I think if you have the money, if you inv...

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  • San Antonio Spurs: DeMar DeRozan sought advice from Drake after trade
San Antonio Spurs: DeMar DeRozan sought advice from Drake after trade

It's just great to see him, not even about basketball, just seeing one of your closest friends - laugh with him joke with him. In the immediate aftermath of the trade, DeRozan said he was blindsided. Kyle Lowry did not speak to media but will do so Friday, his first public comments since the trade that weren't on DeRozan's Instagram story. "Wh...

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  • Kevin Durant Responds To CJ McCollum's Criticism On Twitter
Kevin Durant Responds To CJ McCollum's Criticism On Twitter

We've got the screenshot for you, though. McCollum went on to say that there was not a feud between the two. "Nobody likes a great thing". I'd love to hear more about what makes him the way he is on Twitter, what compels him to burrow in his mentions and shield up the way he does.

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  • Duke learns opponents for Maui Invitational
Duke learns opponents for Maui Invitational

This year's tournament, November 19-21 at the Lahaina Civic Center , also includes Xavier , Auburn , Iowa State and IL. All three Duke assistant coaches were players on Duke programs that claimed Maui titles under Coach K - Chris Carrawell and Nate James with the 1997 team and Jon Scheyer with the 2007 squad.

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  • Xherdan Shaqiri Hits Out At Gary And Phil Neville
Xherdan Shaqiri Hits Out At Gary And Phil Neville

Gary Neville had a go at " unprofessional " Shaqiri during the World Cup. "I'm not a fan of Shaqiri to be honest with you, " Gary Neville said after Switzerland's draw with Brazil last month ". But Klopp's charges could not cap off their European run with a sixth club triumph as they fell 3-1 to Real Madrid in Kiev, the Spanish club securing the ...

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  • Yankees reach agreement for JA Happ
Yankees reach agreement for JA Happ

A 20-game victor two years ago, Happ, 35, is 10-6 with a 4.18 ERA this season. Trades can be made in August, but players have to pass through waivers, and the Yankees couldn't know for sure that any would reach them, and even if they did, if they would be of any value.

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  • Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Aims A Big Dig At Liverpool
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Aims A Big Dig At Liverpool

Diehard fans usually greet the major football clubs' pre-season tour of far-off countries with a distinct slice of cynicism, perceiving their run as pure money-makers for already wedged pockets, but often the matches conjure up moments of excellence for them to stand up and be counted.

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  • Boston Red Sox irritated about rainout of game with Baltimore Orioles
Boston Red Sox irritated about rainout of game with Baltimore Orioles

Britton would bolster the Yankees' bullpen, which already has the league's lowest ERA at 2.75. Britton, who was a third-round pick by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2006 Major League Baseball draft, earned two All-Star selections in back-to-back seasons with the Orioles including one of the most awe-inspiring seasons by a closer in Major Le...

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  • Manchester United make approach for Harry Maguire
Manchester United make approach for Harry Maguire

Nemanja Matic is struggling for match fitness, too, after joining the squad late because of his own post-World Cup break. The Brazilian playmaker joined the Red Devils from Shakhtar Donetsk last month for a fee reported to be in excess of £50million, but is yet to feature for United in pre-season after World Cup duty with the Selecao.

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  • Vancouver plan to use Bayern bucks from Davies transfer on sporting side
Vancouver plan to use Bayern bucks from Davies transfer on sporting side

The clubs might announce the transfer agreement this week. So I am very pleased that Davies has chosen FC Bayern. The previous record fee for an MLS player was $11.6m (£8.78m) which Spanish club Villarreal paid New York Red Bulls for striker Jozy Altidore in June 2008.

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  • Aaron Ramsey 'unsure' of Arsenal future - Premier League 2016
Aaron Ramsey 'unsure' of Arsenal future - Premier League 2016

Meanwhile, Thula Dlamini likened the Nzonzi's relationship with Arsenal head coach Emery to what former Manchester United manager David Moyes shared with Marouanne Fellaini. He will get the opportunity to play alongside new arrivals such as Lucas Torreira , Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Bernd Leno and Stephan Lichtsteiner as Arsenal enter their n...

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  • Guardiola And Klopp Involved In Hilarious Exchange During Presser
Guardiola And Klopp Involved In Hilarious Exchange During Presser

Both clubs possess the best attacks in England, and possibly Europe, making them the heavy favorites to contend for the PL. They will be in the future with their history. We are going to see. Guardiola, who denied having an interest in the Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic, also insisted it will be results that dictate whether he fulfils the t...

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  • Kawhi Leonard passes Raptors physical, completing trade with Spurs, report says
Kawhi Leonard passes Raptors physical, completing trade with Spurs, report says

Leonard, who missed nearly all of last season with a quad injury, reportedly passed his physical, and is Toronto-bound. Kawhi Leonard's mysterious thigh injury was enough to keep him keep him shelved for nearly all of last season, as he engaged in an increasingly acrimonious standoff with the Spurs that resulted in his trade last week to the ...

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  • Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join Los Angeles Lakers
Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join Los Angeles Lakers

It's not clear if James has always felt that Beasley had a similar approach. Beasley, who agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Lakers on Friday after playing with the Knicks last season, has a checkered past including an arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession while with the Suns in 2013.

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  • Anderson calls Kohli out on personal runs comment
Anderson calls Kohli out on personal runs comment

It will be the biggest challenge of his career and many experts have believed that Kohli will come good this time around and conquer the seaming and swinging conditions in England . "I have always maintained that he's ready for the longest version of the game and that will be the most challenging one". The Indian team didn't have Javagal Srinath...

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