• Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory
Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

Oh Premier League football, we've missed you very much. Both sides swapped possession until the 56th minute when Vardy scored his second. " Arsenal would let Sanchez go to PSG tomorrow", Merson told Sky Sports . "One was a corner, one on build-up, one on a corner again", he said. "We were quite good previous year on corners and overall I ...

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  • Blake points finger at organisers following Bolt injury woe
Blake points finger at organisers following Bolt injury woe

Thousands stayed behind after the final event of the World Championships so they could honour the greatest sprinter of all time. "I've proven myself year in, year out, throughout my whole career", Bolt said about his legacy in the sport.

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  • Why I didn't quit Arsenal this summer - Giroud
Why I didn't quit Arsenal this summer - Giroud

Giroud's Arsenal future had been subject to considerable doubt after five years, with the £46.5m ($60.4m) club-record signing of Alexandre Lacazette expected to restrict his starting opportunities even further. Wenger selected three defenders at the start of the game, possibly thinking that the Leicester attack is all about pace. Great assist...

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  • Giancarlo Stanton Ties Marlins' Record With 42nd Home Run of Season
Giancarlo Stanton Ties Marlins' Record With 42nd Home Run of Season

Blach has worked at least seven innings in each of his last five starts and won the last two, allowing two runs apiece in home victories against the Oakland Athletics on August 3 and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. He also had 27 home runs in 74 games in 2015. He has 22 home runs and 43 RBI over his last 34 games. The last player to hit 60-plus home r...

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  • Rockies RHP Bettis returns after cancer treatment
Rockies RHP Bettis returns after cancer treatment

Bettis first revealed to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick in December that he had surgery after being diagnosed with cancer. Bettis said, "Not a day goes by that I don't think about the many people who were positively affecting me the whole time".

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  • Day-Night Test is 'step into unknown' for England: Stuart Broad
Day-Night Test is 'step into unknown' for England: Stuart Broad

The Aussies have also beaten South Africa and Pakistan in the same format. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 live's Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show, he added: "I am hoping they can at least win one Test or compete - but as a realist I am not too sure they will".

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  • Paul Richardson suffered AC sprain in Seahawks' preseason game
Paul Richardson suffered AC sprain in Seahawks' preseason game

It did not look like to was going to be a total blowout. With Philip Rivers as the starting quarterback , the Chargers have a potential to be contenders if the the other elements of the game will come together. Los Angeles quarterback Kellen Clemens was intercepted by Terence Garvin , who returned it 37 yards for a touchdown and a 10-7...

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  • Lanka agree to play in Pak
Lanka agree to play in Pak

If hearsay is to be considered true, the agreement has been done for 3 T2o cricket matches and one of the matches would be played in Lahore where 8 years back, the disastrous event took place in which at least 8 Sri Lankan players were injured.

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  • Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle
Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle

Matic broke up the play and forced the ball out to Marcus Rashford , who ended up driving up the field before dishing the ball to Lukaku . "They have brought some good players, they have matured and there is a certain goal about them".

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  • Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea doing their best with transfers'
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea doing their best with transfers'

Chelsea were seven points clear, 10 points clear for a large part of the back end of last season. Elsewhere on Saturday afternoon there were 1-0 wins for Everton and West Brom over Stoke and Bournemouth respectively, while Southampton and Swansea played out a goalless draw at St Mary's, but there was another shock result at Selhurs...

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  • Lynch sits, eats banana during national anthem
Lynch sits, eats banana during national anthem

Sitting on the bench during the preseason, as opposed to kneeling, is also how Colin Kaepernick began his anthem protest past year. In Lynch's case, according to the AP , he left the locker room before the reporters arrived. This Saturday night, the Raiders travel to Arizona to take on the Cardinals in week one of the preseason campaign. ...

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  • Chelsea must add more experienced players - Azpilicueta
Chelsea must add more experienced players - Azpilicueta

Chelsea's hierarchy are entitled not to be very impressed with a manager who they have just handed an improved contract to, and are entitled to be aggrieved that he is just causing problems". Dyche is still expecting a challenging campaign this time, despite the stunning start. Third-placed City finished 15 points behind Premier League champio...

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  • Jackson named Hokies starting QB
Jackson named Hokies starting QB

Fuente chose Jackson over junior college transfer AJ Bush and true freshman early enrollee Hendon Hooker. Last year, Fuente named Jerod Evans the starting quarterback August 25. "And in those three categories we feel the best about Josh", Fuente said . Jackson, a dual-threat quarterback, is expected to add to a Virginia Tech offense that was...

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  • Ex-Tempe high school star Marvin Bagley picks Duke
Ex-Tempe high school star Marvin Bagley picks Duke

Given Bagley's high ceiling and glowing scouting reports, it's no surprise to see him choose Duke over his other options. I've always liked Duke , it's a special place, and you have to be special to be a part of it. He has an extremely high upside and is already drawing comparisons to NBA All-Star Chris Bosh. Left-handed and 6-foot-11, he de...

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  • India smash Sri Lanka to sweep Test series
India smash Sri Lanka to sweep Test series

The aim should be to bowl out the Indian batsmen in the first session of Day 2 or else Pandya and Saha will take India's total in excess of 450 and that would leave Sri Lanka to only play catch up. They have played outstandingly well in the series. From there, mentally, the hosts were shut out of the match. His team had just been schooled b...

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  • German rising star downs Federer for fifth title of year
German rising star downs Federer for fifth title of year

Action at the Cincinnati Open will have an impact on the world No. 1 ranking. At 20 years old, Zverev is quickly finding himself and rising rapidly up the rankings with these final appearances. I mean, he's still better than me. "I didn't even know if I could ever play tennis again", Haase said. Sometimes you've just got to wait and see how...

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  • Diego Costa Slams Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte: 'He Has No Charisma'
Diego Costa Slams Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte: 'He Has No Charisma'

The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window and has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims manager Antonio Conte sent him a text, telling him he was not in his plans for the new season .

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  • Premier League set to move summer transfer deadline up
Premier League set to move summer transfer deadline up

In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer ahead of the new season. "Many chairmen and managers think that the uncertainty caused by the window still being open for the first three weeks of the seas...

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  • QUIZ: Which Premier League manager are you?
QUIZ: Which Premier League manager are you?

It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the deadline of the current window, which closes almost three weeks after the first game of the season. "The majority of clubs are in favour but maybe all have to be for it to go through". One concern would be that other clubs around Europe would still be...

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  • Tiger Woods had 5 drugs in his system at DUI arrest
Tiger Woods had 5 drugs in his system at DUI arrest

Police found Woods stopped on the side of a Palm Beach-area road in his Mercedes-Benz at about 3 a.m. (0700 GMT) on May 29. Alprazolam , a mood and sleep drug commonly known as Xanax. It is not known if Woods had prescriptions for all the medications. I'm right on schedule. He allegedly failed the sobriety test badly, and was unable to put his f...

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