• Newcastle sign former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Manquillo
Newcastle sign former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Manquillo

The Magpies signed England Under-21 winger Jacob Murphy from Norwich on Wednesday, while Ghana global Christian Atsu and French defender Florian Lejeune have arrived from Chelsea and Eibar respectively since the club won promotion back to the Premier League last season.

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  • Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival
Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival

Quite an intervention from the bagman who has frequently been a target of criticism through the years by a variety of commentators, but it was an effective one. "From there it was it's 12 holes and try and emulate that". "I could be standing here and [have] hit 18 greens and shot one over and missed every putt and feel awful", he stated.

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  • The Open 2017: Ian Poulter makes dynamic comeback after hard 18 months
The Open 2017: Ian Poulter makes dynamic comeback after hard 18 months

They definitely gave me a little bit of a buzz. Poulter came close in 2008 when he finished runner-up to Ireland's Padraig Harrington , but he looked back to his best after overcoming form and fitness problems to take his place at Birkdale via a qualifying tournament earlier this month.

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  • The Open 2017: Mark O'Meara endures nightmare start
The Open 2017: Mark O'Meara endures nightmare start

I was out of the tournament after kind of the first hole today. Here's the opening shot that ended up out of bounds, in gorse. O'Meara said: "You know, I was a little bit nervous, but I was not pleased when I hit that shot". Casey's last round in his 30s contained five birdies and a three-putt bogey on the 11th, but was a 12-shot improvement on...

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  • Chelsea announces transfer agreement with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata
Chelsea announces transfer agreement with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata

The Blues missed out on the FA Cup when they were beaten 2-1 by Arsenal in the final back in May. A move to AC Milan , albeit on loan, would certainly fit in with the Italian side's ambitious transfer policy so far this summer, with the likes of Leonardo Bonucci, André Silva and Andrea Conti all arriving for big money moves.

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  • MLB Rumors: Cubs Have Interest In Rangers' Yu Darvish Ahead Of Deadline
MLB Rumors: Cubs Have Interest In Rangers' Yu Darvish Ahead Of Deadline

If it does, Rangers could be tempted to push the button on trading Darvish, who becomes a free agent this summer, rather than risk losing him for nothing. Texas now totes a record of 45-50, and they have virtually no chance of catching the MLB-leading Houston Astros, who now have a 16-game lead over the next-best team in the AL West and an 18-game ...

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  • Parole board votes to release OJ Simpson from prison
Parole board votes to release OJ Simpson from prison

Simpson , who is now serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison as a result of his October 2008 conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping charges, is using a writ of habeas corpus to seek a new trial, claiming he had such bad representation that his conviction should be reversed.

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  • The conditions for OJ Simpson's release from prison have been revealed
The conditions for OJ Simpson's release from prison have been revealed

OJ Simpson arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, July 20, 2017 . Others who live on the same street as Sydney Simpson had mixed feelings about the idea. At one point, he set off a storm of sarcasm and mockery on social media when, assuring commissioners he would stay out of trouble, he said: "I...

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  • Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale
Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale

Poulter earlier wound back the clock to lead until being upstaged by Spieth. Spieth, the 2015 U.S. Open champion, found just five of 14 fairways in the heather-lined course but still hit 15 of the 18 greens in regulation to lead the morning wave in that stat along with fellow American Russell Henley.

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  • Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances
Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances

Two-time major singles champion Nastase is also unable to act in an official capacity in individual ITF competitions and on official ITF Tennis Circuits during that period. Although he will have to sit out ITF events, the ban does not apply to Grand Slam, ATP or WTA tournaments, which are not under the governing body's jurisdiction.

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  • After nightmare start, McIlroy hopeful of landing in greens
After nightmare start, McIlroy hopeful of landing in greens

After making the turn in 39, the four-time major victor made his first birdie on the 11th and then added three more over his last four holes, including 17 and 18, the last one coming off a 20-foot putt. I'm trying to get back there and I'm doing everything I can. At the end of the day, it was an over-par round and not a great starting score consi...

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  • The Rangers are checking on Yu Darvish's trade value
The Rangers are checking on Yu Darvish's trade value

Texas is trying to determine what type of haul they could receive if they decide to move Darvish before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. "Sell! Sell!" will continue to get louder, and, according to Jon Heyman, the cries for selling Yu Darvish continue to ring out.

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  • Arsenal claim 3-2 shootout win Bayern Munich in Shanghai
Arsenal claim 3-2 shootout win Bayern Munich in Shanghai

The video shows the Gunners being presented with the trophy for the International Champions Cup in Shanghai . Even Arsene Wenger admitted that a sickness bug that is affecting the touring Arsenal squad on top of a few fitness and injury problems as well as missing a few key players due to their summer worldwide duties was not the ideal w...

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  • Clasico Dates for Real Madrid & Barcelona Decided After La Liga Fixture Draw
Clasico Dates for Real Madrid & Barcelona Decided After La Liga Fixture Draw

The draw was scheduled to take place on Thursday but was delayed 24 hours by the police investigation into RFEF president Angel Maria Villar. The first Clasico of 2017-18 is due to be staged at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday 20 December, just before the winter break, but it could be rescheduled due to Madrid's involvement in the Club World ...

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  • Kaur's unbeaten 171 sets up India-England final
Kaur's unbeaten 171 sets up India-England final

We really have to work on our planning and strategy because England have also peaked after being defeated by us in the first game. A last-game victory over New Zealand secured India's place in the knockout stages, a performance that was arguably its best in the competition, bowling out the White Ferns for just 79.

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  • Hurricanes beat Brumbies 35-16 in Super Rugby quarterfinals
Hurricanes beat Brumbies 35-16 in Super Rugby quarterfinals

Winger Wes Goosen scored a try in each half to contribute to a scoreline which flattered the Hurricanes. The Brumbies hit back with a Mann-Rea try when the Hurricanes were unable to stop a charging maul, but Hawera again struck the woodwork a matter of minutes after he had got off the mark with a penalty.

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  • Daniel Sturridge in 'best condition' since my arrival - Jurgen Klopp
Daniel Sturridge in 'best condition' since my arrival - Jurgen Klopp

And on Tuesday, the Reds' boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the 25-year-old will join his colleagues ahead the new season. Klopp refused to be drawn on transfer targets RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, saying his primary focus was on seeing his club improve on last season's fourth-placed finish.

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  • Spieth, Koepka set pace as big guns fire
Spieth, Koepka set pace as big guns fire

On the applause he received throughout his opening round, the 45-year-old added: "I seemed to get a lot of that today". Any could get into contention with a good bad-weather round. American Phil Mickelson , 2013 Open champion, shot 73, local favorite Tommy Fleetwood, the world number 14, could only manage a scrappy 76 and Mark O'Meara endured a da...

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  • Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur interested in Manchester City's Jadon Sancho
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur interested in Manchester City's Jadon Sancho

City have offered Sancho a huge contract for a player of his age, worth £30,000-a-week, a sign of just how highly he is rated by club staff. They add that Sancho is reluctant to agree to that deal because he believes "the path to the first-team is blocked at City and that he could play first-team football sooner elsewhere".

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  • Dallas Cowboys re-sign Justin Durant, adding needed depth at LB
Dallas Cowboys re-sign Justin Durant, adding needed depth at LB

Combine Wilson's hard situation with the questions surrounding second-year linebacker Jaylon Smith's knee injury and what he will be capable of physically when the regular season kicks off, and Durant is a sure-thing that Dallas can rely on in what's becoming a very shaky positional group at the moment.

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