• Signings likely as Barca eye midfield reinforcements
Signings likely as Barca eye midfield reinforcements

Barcelona's pre-season tour of the United States sees them take on Tottenham Hotspur in the early hours of Sunday morning, before going up against Roma and then AC Milan. Roma are said to be angry at the Spanish League side for laying ambush for them over the player they were nearly signing. Rafinha laid the ball back to the midfielder on th...

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  • Ohio State coach Urban Meyer put on administrative leave after abuse allegations
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer put on administrative leave after abuse allegations

Eastern, and they covered it well on at least one radio show, with Paul Finebaum Show fill-in host Matt Jones interviewing McMurphy at 3 p.m. Zach Smith was accused of aggravated battery on his then-pregnant wife in 2009 while he was a graduate assistant on Meyer's staff at Florida .

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  • Danny Lee produces top 10 finish at Canadian Open
Danny Lee produces top 10 finish at Canadian Open

After missing his first cut of the year last week at the British Open, Johnson has been nearly flawless at Glen Abbey. "Especially with the amount of support I get when I come up here, it's been great". "Hit a great drive, middle of the fairway, and had the worst divot I've ever been in in my life". Hughes, with wife Jenna and nine-month-old son ...

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  • Patriots sign rookie free agent FB Henry Poggi; release WR Jordan Matthews
Patriots sign rookie free agent FB Henry Poggi; release WR Jordan Matthews

He also played three seasons with the Jets before signing a one-year, $3.85 million contract with Tennessee in June 2017. New England will be without Julian Edelman , who is suspended for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing substances, for the first four games of 2018.

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  • Red Bull retirements 'difficult to accept' - Verstappen
Red Bull retirements 'difficult to accept' - Verstappen

Red Bull boss Christian Horner said Verstappen's retirement came as "no surprise" and accused Renault of providing his team with a below-par engine. Red Bull had looked likely to be in contention to win the Hungarian Grand Prix tomorrow after impressing in free practice.

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  • England v India: Joe Root calls backlash against Adil Rashid 'unfair'
England v India: Joe Root calls backlash against Adil Rashid 'unfair'

Behind Root as he walked back to the pavilion, Kohli celebrated by blowing a kiss, mouthing some fruity advice and putting his finger to his lips. Shami bowled an incisive spell after lunch, dismissing Keaton Jennings (42) and Dawid Malan (8) as India piled on the pressure in the second session.

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  • Chance for Kohli to topple Smith in ICC rankings
Chance for Kohli to topple Smith in ICC rankings

The bowling attack overall has matured a lot since their last tour to England and will be eager to turn the tides this time around. Nonetheless, Buttler said: "It is the ultimate aim - I would love to achieve that feat". "They just have a different mentality, a winning mentality in every game and the consistency to do that", he said. "The big...

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  • Tristian Thompson Reportedly Punched Draymond Green at ESPYs After Party
Tristian Thompson Reportedly Punched Draymond Green at ESPYs After Party

Thompson reports that Tristan attacked Green "out of nowhere", and a source called the attack a "sucker punch", while another said it was more of a "face mush". Green bad mouthed Thompson in comments throughout the series, and Draymond did not shake Thompson's hand after the Warriors' Game 4 victory. Late Tuesday, The Athletic's Marcus Thompson...

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  • How to watch Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, ICC
How to watch Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, ICC

The Portuguese's relationship with striker Anthony Martial appears to have broken down completely after the Frenchman left the tour early to attend the birth of his son in Paris, only to then fail to return. "That's the spirit we need because I think our first two or three weeks in the Premier League , Leicester, Brighton, Tottenham , I think t...

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  • Mourinho does not know if Martial will return to Man United
Mourinho does not know if Martial will return to Man United

The club's inconsistent performances has led Mourinho to express his frustration on multiple occasions throughout the US tour, including criticising individual players and United's lack of transfer activity. But tactically it means nothing. I was not working to prepare the team for the future of the Premier League, I was just trying to get the be...

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  • Manchester United problems increase with Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly injuries
Manchester United problems increase with Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly injuries

England quartet Ashley Young, Phil Jones , Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford are yet to return from their extended holidays following the Three Lions' run to the World Cup semi-final. "I think we have very good players". The Red Devils can end their stateside tour on a high when they play European champions Real Madrid on Wednesday morning (0530...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino agrees with Jose Mourinho over World Cup problems
Mauricio Pochettino agrees with Jose Mourinho over World Cup problems

It's particularly poignant for the Argentine coach and his squad given Spurs had nine players on show at the semi-final stage in Russian Federation this summer which in turn means that the majority of the team's star names remain on holiday following the tournament's conclusion.

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  • Jose Mourinho reveals which Manchester United players are cutting holidays short
Jose Mourinho reveals which Manchester United players are cutting holidays short

Mourinho mentioned the trio in his post-match press conference after a 2-1 win over Real Madrid , but made no mention of World Cup victor Paul Pogba, nor Jesse Lingard or Marouane Fellaini. Sanchez opened the scoring for his second goal in three games before he turned provider for Ander Herrera prior to the interval, though Karim Benzema manag...

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  • Stripling, Dodgers go for sweep of Braves
Stripling, Dodgers go for sweep of Braves

At that point, Newcomb was lifted with a pitch count of 134. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to complete that feat as Chris Taylor hit a 2-2 fastball right between the diving Johan Camargo and Dansby Swanson . We find the tweets hurtful and incredibly disappointing and even though he was 18 or 19 years old when posted, it doesn't make them any...

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  • WNBA All-Star Action to Kick-Off for Gray on Friday
WNBA All-Star Action to Kick-Off for Gray on Friday

Team Parker has seven players from the West and three from the East, with four guards and seven forwards. "Every night there's insane highlights that happen - "SportsCenter" Top 10-type plays - and it just makes, I think for the fans, it that much more exciting", Bird said.

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  • Major League Baseball trade deadline: Dodgers add power with Brian Dozier amid late frenzy
Major League Baseball trade deadline: Dodgers add power with Brian Dozier amid late frenzy

This season, he has recorded a.224 batting average and 16 home runs. Dozier broke out in 2015, making his first All-Star appearance, before hitting.268 with a career-high 42 home runs and 99 RBI in 2016. Players are batting a combined.211/.309/.315 from the second base position this season. "Everything that he's done for the community and the way...

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  • Real Madrid Rule Out Eden Hazard As Ronaldo Replacement
Real Madrid Rule Out Eden Hazard As Ronaldo Replacement

The 5-time Balon 'dor (World's best footballer title) victor spent 9 years with Spanish club Real Madrid . Ronaldo obviously attracts more attention in a competition that sadly revolves around very few clubs, but to suggest Juventus are going to have a more hard time because of his presence? The Juventus coach has this week revealed some d...

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  • Blue Jays reportedly trade suspended closer Osuna to Astros
Blue Jays reportedly trade suspended closer Osuna to Astros

Osuna hasn't pitched since May 6 and has been serving a 75-game suspension for violation of Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Turns out Roberto Osuna won't close another game for the Blue Jays . Let's start with that "zero tolerance" bit. To use it now is incredibly disingenuous. When asked about Osuna's case and upcoming court...

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  • Manchester United back José Mourinho despite manager's transfer frustrations
Manchester United back José Mourinho despite manager's transfer frustrations

You want to fight for the titles, but you don't have the team with you to work for it right now. "You can not imagine how much I have enjoyed these two weeks with these guys", the Catalan coach purred. Mourinho is angry that the club's board has only allowed signing of only two first-team players. Mourinho has been particularly hampered by Fran...

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  • One word from Harry Maguire has cleared up Manchester United doubt
One word from Harry Maguire has cleared up Manchester United doubt

Damian, who has been linked with a move to Napoli , looked unable to keep up with the speed of play and defensively could not handle Liverpool's forwards. "We'll see what happens". Although Mourinho was not giving anything away, the United manager hinted he is not fully satisfied with the club's transfer business.

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