• Mourinho: Why I gave my medal to a fan
Mourinho: Why I gave my medal to a fan

They have not lost an global final since 2000 and won the last 10 in a row including four Champions League finals, three Uefa Super Cups and two World Club Cups. "If Gareth could stay fit for a full season and United could sign him, I would personally think that would nearly nail them on as favourites for the title".

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  • Arsenal 'clear to sign Riyad Mahrez' after Roma pull plug on deal
Arsenal 'clear to sign Riyad Mahrez' after Roma pull plug on deal

Monchi told Italian media: "I'm optimistic by nature but the truth is Roma did everything possible to buy the player". If my memory serves me right, the last offer - that was so widely discussed - would have been the highest transfer fee ever paid by this club.

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  • Atlético Madrid pull out of a move for Chelsea striker
Atlético Madrid pull out of a move for Chelsea striker

In response, Conte said that Costa, along with his agent Jorge Mendes, was informed of the decision in January so he could prepare to leave in the summer. Conte repeated his summer-long stance over Costa, who has also been linked with a move to AC Milan . "I don't understand why the lawyer gets involved.

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  • 49ers linebacker Donavin Newsom takes scary hit at practice
49ers linebacker Donavin Newsom takes scary hit at practice

He left the practice field in an ambulance and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment. Shanahan went on to say that it appeared to be a neck injury, but that the team did not yet have official confirmation on the specifics.

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  • Mike Trout Records 1000th Career Hit on 26th Birthday
Mike Trout Records 1000th Career Hit on 26th Birthday

He recorded his 1,000th career hit in the fourth inning, the second-youngest active player to reach the mark behind only Miguel Cabrera . Trout added a solo home run in the sixth inning, his fourth in six birthday games. Trout is hitting.375 (3 for 8) with one home run during his career against Gausman. "You obviously want to hear your name wi...

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  • Red Sox expect Dustin Pedroia back for Tuesday
Red Sox expect Dustin Pedroia back for Tuesday

It was the only run allowed by Pruitt in his fourth major league start. Sale (14-4) gave up singles to Wilson Ramos in the fifth and Peter Bourjos in the sixth. PADRES 7, REDS 3 Jose Pirela had four hits, and Yangervis Solarte had a home run among his three hits, powering visiting San Diego to a victory over Cincinnati.

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  • N.Korea Vows to 'Retaliate 1000 Times' Over Sanctions
N.Korea Vows to 'Retaliate 1000 Times' Over Sanctions

USA defense officials have said there are few good military options to deal with North Korea . It added that Japan and South Korea "kowtowed blindly" to the U.S. The 15-member body strongly condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launches on 3 July and 28 July, which the country has stated were of "intercontinental" range.

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  • Athletes affected by stomach virus at official hotel
Athletes affected by stomach virus at official hotel

Botswana team officials dispute the IAAF's version of events and criticised the communication from the world governing body. "I was not tested for that", Makwala told British TV network ITV. I don't know because I don't have the full information about this". I believe he would have done very very well at these Championships. "I really wish him ...

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  • Conte told Chelsea will sign at least three players
Conte told Chelsea will sign at least three players

Chelsea have described claims that head coach Antonio Conte is forcing striker Diego Costa out of the club as "just nonsense". After a poor pre-season where Chelsea lost most of their games, N'Golo Kante has admitted that the champions will find it tough in the new Premier League campaign which takes off this Friday.

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  • Players prepare for Women's Rugby World Cup
Players prepare for Women's Rugby World Cup

England Women head coach Simon Middleton said: "We are really happy with the way our tournament preparation has gone and the squad have worked really hard over the past number of months". Emily Scarratt, a World Cup victor in 2014, is set to make her 70th appearance for the Red Roses off the bench, while number eight Sarah Hunter will captain the s...

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  • ME native, college, National Football League coach Dick MacPherson dies
ME native, college, National Football League coach Dick MacPherson dies

He died at a Syracuse, New York, hospital with his family at his side, according to Syracuse University. MacPherson went on to serve as an analyst on Syracuse radio broadcasts, among other on-air positions. MacPherson left Syracuse after the 1990 season to take over the Patriots, who were coming off a disastrous 1-15 campaign. This story will b...

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  • Manchester United fan posts pictures of hotel from hell
Manchester United fan posts pictures of hotel from hell

It would be terrific for us."It is not one I have managed to win and I'm not sure if anyone in our squad has, so we are all desperate to win it". What is sure, is that it is the biggest statement that United are interested in the former Spurs player yet.

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  • Serena Williams shows off her growing baby bump in her latest shoot
Serena Williams shows off her growing baby bump in her latest shoot

I feel like I will be ready for anything.' she said . "So many things happen and I just think, 'Wow, why don't we have a chance?' If that makes me a feminist, I am proud to be one ". thanks for letting me know @serenawilliams". "He'll probably know more (than me) after his four-hour course". Longoria wrote. "I can't wait to meet him or her!" Th...

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  • Dustin Johnson feels form is almost back ahead of PGA Championship
Dustin Johnson feels form is almost back ahead of PGA Championship

If I (complete the career Slam) this year, fantastic, but if I don't, I might have 30 more chances to do it. Don't be surprised to Spieth to be around the mark when the major is up for grabs on Sunday. At the age of 47, his clock definitely is ticking. Among those victories was the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, which he won by seven shots for h...

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  • Bale starts, Ronaldo on bench for Real Madrid against Manchester United
Bale starts, Ronaldo on bench for Real Madrid against Manchester United

But after Bale started the Skopje victory against the Red Devils, setting up the second goal for Isco , Mourinho told BT Sport: "Clearly the club want him, the manager wants him and he wants the club". Gareth Bale stars in brand new Adidas Real Madrid advert - does this confirm he's staying at the club? Although we have a top team the...

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  • Former Cavalier Ron Harper Blames 'Youth, Ignorance' for Kyrie Irving's Trade Request
Former Cavalier Ron Harper Blames 'Youth, Ignorance' for Kyrie Irving's Trade Request

With or without Irving , Cleveland still has LeBron James and, to Ainge, he's still the best player in the National Basketball Association. "Most guys don't have the courage to do what he did". While the Cavs are waiting for the right offer for Irving , they expect the All-Star point guard to be at training camp. Griffin was already out i...

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  • Moeen Ali hopes heroics can be benchmark for Test career
Moeen Ali hopes heroics can be benchmark for Test career

Dropped catches have dogged South Africa throughout this series and yesterday they downed five - two very hard, two difficult and one (Moeen) inexplicable. England's Moeen Ali walks off the pitch with the ball and a stump, after taking 5-69. It was Stuart Broad (3-46) who ended the South Africa innings on 226 when he, rather than the man...

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  • Olympic champion McLeod crowned in 110m hurdles at worlds
Olympic champion McLeod crowned in 110m hurdles at worlds

The 23-year-old was carrying the hopes of Jamaica on his shoulders following the weekend defeats of living legend Usain Bolt and heavy favourite Elaine Thompson in their 100-metre sprints. I'm just happy to be competing at a world champs and get a world medal. "It feels great to be back in London where I won Olympic gold. Past year was a disa...

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  • Houston Texans QB Tom Savage gets preseason start vs. Carolina Panthers
Houston Texans QB Tom Savage gets preseason start vs. Carolina Panthers

Bill O'Brien made that official during Monday's media session at training camp in West Virginia. After Wednesday's home game against the Texans, Carolina doesn't play again until August 19 (at Tennessee). "We're all communicating with each other - with all the groups, not just the ones (starters)", Savage said. O'Brien wants to see how they com...

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  • Marvin Lewis taking leave from Bengals
Marvin Lewis taking leave from Bengals

Special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons will oversee Lewis' duties and Lewis is expected to return to the team at some point this week. Stacey Dales of NFL Network reports that Lewis is dealing with a blood clot in his ankle and needs bed rest, although he wants to coach through it.

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