• Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal beaten, Roger Federer through in Montreal
Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal beaten, Roger Federer through in Montreal

During a press conference following his victory over Adrian Mannarino on Friday, Shapovalov did say he remembers the day the photo was taken. He would need to win the Rogers Cup and have an equal or better finish than Nadal at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati next week to become the world No.1 on August 21.

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  • Buffalo Bills reshape team in two surprising trades with Rams and Eagles
Buffalo Bills reshape team in two surprising trades with Rams and Eagles

Secondly, Sean McVay is the new head coach and didn't have a weapon like Watkins on the Redskins last season. His best season came in 2015 when he made 60 catches for 1,047 yards with nine touchdowns. Gaines, while also loading up with a treasure chest of draft picks for next spring. How the Eagles align against three- and four-receiver sets ...

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  • Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree
Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree

It has been another strong showing of City's financial muscle but Guardiola insists the club have only paid market rates and such major rebuilding work is a one-off. Here when I get the ball, I always have options of passes, so it gets easier". "Keep doing what we've done in the last three games and it should be exciting".

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  • Chelsea step up pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater
Chelsea step up pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater

The champions have been linked with a £30m move for the 27-year-old in the hope of reuniting him with former Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante and recreate the midfield combination that played such a major role in Leicester's Premier League triumph two seasons ago.

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  • Alexis Sanchez to miss start of season through injury
Alexis Sanchez to miss start of season through injury

Arsene Wenger has conceded Arsenal are not "super optimistic" of star man Alexis Sanchez signing a new contract. Sanchez in particular has been the subject of intense speculation about his future amid reported interest from the big-spending duo of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

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  • Victor Lindelof could be handed central midfield role, suggests Jose Mourinho
Victor Lindelof could be handed central midfield role, suggests Jose Mourinho

The Serb was one of Chelsea's most consistent talents as they swept to the Premier League title in manager Antonio Conte's first season in charge. "He brings aggression to United's midfield, which is something they've been lacking". "Pogba teased us previous year". I know he was at Juventus but I don't think he was ever completely their N...

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  • Guardiola wants Man City to play like Barca - Toure
Guardiola wants Man City to play like Barca - Toure

Adrian Clarke comments: "One of the most appealing factors of a 3-5-2 is the potential for strikers Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero to partner one another in a fluid twin strikeforce". It was the inevitable reaction to feeble title challenges that saw Guardiola's City finish 15 points behind the victorious Chelsea side in third place and ...

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  • Buccaneers waive second-year kicker Roberto Aguayo
Buccaneers waive second-year kicker Roberto Aguayo

In Friday night's preseason game, Aguayo missed a crucial field goal as well as an extra point attempt in a game that played a vital role in determining Aguayo's fate and future with the franchise. "Honestly, the [extra point] felt good, " he said. Coach Dirk Koetter said it's something that will "definitely be talked about". Unlucky. And the las...

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  • Conte desperate to improve Chelsea squad
Conte desperate to improve Chelsea squad

Lampard does not believe the situation will make the Frenchman's adaptation to the Premier League harder, but he conceded that the challenge facing the 22-year-old is a significant one. What happens in the transfer market, the club is trying to do their best. Those strong results were in large down to some excellent performances from Palace's sta...

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  • Watch Jamie Carragher SHUT DOWN Jamie Redknapp over Liverpool defence
Watch Jamie Carragher SHUT DOWN Jamie Redknapp over Liverpool defence

Carragher was adamant - extremely adamant - that one player, regardless of how good they are, can not solve Liverpool's shaky defence. Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp engage in a heated debate about how to solve Liverpool's problems at defending set-pieces.

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  • Paul Pogba targets unprecedented quadruple with Manchester United
Paul Pogba targets unprecedented quadruple with Manchester United

But Moyes believes much-maligned Fellaini - who he shelled out £27.5million to sign from former club Everton - is the epitome of the "modern day footballer". But I am happy for him that he scored a goal after that and I'm sure that he will continue to score goals and that he will score many this season". "Winning everything! We are Manchester U...

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  • Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient

Jose [Mourinho] will feel exactly the same at Manchester United . March believes that the high transfer fees are a reflection of the quality in the league but says Brighton are not intimidated by bigger teams or anxious by the general consensus that they will be relegated after just one season.

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  • Everton confirm four out of Stoke clash, one returning, six possible debuts
Everton confirm four out of Stoke clash, one returning, six possible debuts

Niasse spent the second-half of last season on loan from Everton at Hull City, scoring a spurt of goals despite the Tigers eventual relegation down to the Championship. Rooney's return to Everton should be one of the feel-good stories of the Premier League season, with the former Manchester United captain looking to recapture the glory days.

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  • 'Never sell him' - Arsenal fans react to display of substitute against Leicester
'Never sell him' - Arsenal fans react to display of substitute against Leicester

Arsene Wenger's side scored twice in the last 10 minutes as Aaron Ramsey equalised before Olivier Giroud bagged the victor at the Emirates Stadium. "It is fantastic", Wenger replied when asked about Giroud's willingness to fight for his place. Pushed on whether he thought Giroud could leave before the transfer window closes on August 31, Wen...

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  • Powered by record sprees, Premier League ready for landmark season
Powered by record sprees, Premier League ready for landmark season

However, there was one more twist in the tale as Olivier Giroud came off the bench to snatch a victor in the 86th minute as his header from a late corner came off the bar and dropped over the line to secure Arsenal a dramatic 4-3 win. Because the Dream Team game - the UK's biggest fantasy football game - is back and better than ever this season...

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  • Arsenal Edge Leicester in 7-Goal Premier League Thriller
Arsenal Edge Leicester in 7-Goal Premier League Thriller

In the league's first Friday night start, Arsene Wenger's side was trailing 3-2 with seven minutes remaining but Ramsey grabbed the equaliser and Giroud headed in an 85th-minute victor. "Giroud? He's fantastic", Wenger said of the France global, who usually started on the bench last season and had been linked with a move away from The Emirates .

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  • Mariners ace James Paxton placed on DL, out until September
Mariners ace James Paxton placed on DL, out until September

Paxton, who was named AL Pitcher of the Month for July, left Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Angles in the seventh inning. That extra base paid off in a big way when Jarrod Dyson slashed a two-out single to left field, a ball Cruz might not have scored on had he not been aggressive moments before.

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  • Pochettino has forgiven Danny Rose for Spurs criticism
Pochettino has forgiven Danny Rose for Spurs criticism

I'd also like to wish the lads good luck ahead of Sunday's game against Newcastle ". Pochettino said in comments published by British newspapers on Saturday. Of course [he has a future]. Nothing has changed over my perception of him. The moment he apologises everyone moves on. That situation killed me! Tottenham have yet to recruit any players...

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  • Zidane signs three-year contract extension at Real Madrid
Zidane signs three-year contract extension at Real Madrid

On a similar line, Thursday's Marca front cover was a homage to Madrid's midfield four - Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Isco - calling them "the fantastic four". The move comes in light of PSG's recent record-breaking fee for Neymar, prising the Brazilian from the grasps of Barcelona. The opposite. They're a club in the process of changi...

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  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes £271million transfer will happen
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes £271million transfer will happen

Until now it was simply seen as impossible. PSG smashed the previous world record fee paid by Manchester United for Paul Pogba past year after agreeing to stump up €222m to free the Brazil star from his Barca contract. They just set that amount randomly. I mean, who would pay €300 million? 'No coach would demand such a thing. They are intereste...

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