• Real Madrid to insert €500million release clause into Marco Asensio's new contract
Real Madrid to insert €500million release clause into Marco Asensio's new contract

Real Madrid begin the defense of their La Liga title at Deportivo. "If Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't play, then Marco Asensio will play or Isco will play or whoever else they pick". "He suffered from four months of injury past year but has had good preparation for this season. He's physically fit, he's not suffering any discomfort and I hope it'...

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  • Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles
Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles

He now holds the WBO and WBC super lightweight world titles. A crowd of more than 12,000 looked on as Crawford became the first boxer to hold four title belts at once since 2005. Indongo, however, was no match for the pound for pound rated Crawford, who extended his professional record to 32-0 (23) with yet another standout performance.

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  • Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals will play host the Chicago Bears in what will be an pivotal preseason game for both teams looking to bounce back on track after losing the 2016 National Football League seasons. The turnover not only cost the Bears a chance at a touchdown - the pick came at the one-yard line - but it also led to a touchdown drive for the C...

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  • Charlie Nicholas provides his Premier League tips
Charlie Nicholas provides his Premier League tips

With this conflict being a derby, one can expect an exciting experience between the two best sides of last season. Spurs play their first alliance coordinate at Wembley following their brief move crosswise over north London, as work proceeds on their new £800million stadium.

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  • Tottenham vs Chelsea Premier League Match Prediction
Tottenham vs Chelsea Premier League Match Prediction

Although Conte won the Premier League in his first season with Chelsea , the Blues boss claims the champions still lack the solid foundations required to compete for top prizes every year. These two sides last met at Wembley. The start of the 2017-18 house party was not great last weekend. Christian Eriksen didn't find the net for Tottenh...

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  • Lethal United hit four again, Liverpool scrape first win
Lethal United hit four again, Liverpool scrape first win

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says there was happiness in their play. Building on to their league domination, Manchester United emerged victorious in what was an utter one-sided affair against Swansea City. His words reinforced the feeling that United are a much stronger force this season, not least due to their strength on the be...

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  • Christian Pulisic is pretty darn good at this soccer thing
Christian Pulisic is pretty darn good at this soccer thing

Midway through the first half, the USA worldwide received the ball just outside the box, took one step to his right before firing a shot across goal and in off the left post. He was signed to much fanfare but struggled for form last season, managing just two goals and three assists in 15 Bundesliga games. Pulisic then assisted Pierre-Emerick Aubame...

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  • Barty to face Venus Williams in Cincinnati
Barty to face Venus Williams in Cincinnati

Earlier this week, she struck a pose for an editorial featured in the September issue of Vogue magazine. Serena took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the image from the shoot with her 6.3 million followers, explaining was filled with waves of energy and exhaustion.

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  • West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged
West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged

Police sources said a hand grenade was hurled inside the police station where a civic volunteer and a home guard were on duty. "We are now investigating whether the same explosives were used in the blast or not". No group or organisation has claimed responsibility for the blast. "The blast took place in the early morning at around 12:15 am-12:30 ...

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  • Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead
Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead

Sabathia starts Saturday's game fresh from a stint on the 10-day DL for knee inflammation. Therefore, with two lefties set to take the hill for the Yankees this weekend, the lineup below is the one he's been going with against LHPs. Aaron Hicks was hit by a pitch twice. Rafael Devers keeps on winning. Now he was 22, an All-Star and fourth-year ...

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  • Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game
Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

The Jets (1-1) were held to 43 total yards and two first downs in the opening half. The Jets removed most starters from the game to begin the second half. Things didn't' get better for the former Penn State quarterback from there, though. Brad Kaaya and the Lions offense then went 30-yards on seven plays to put Matt Prater in position to ma...

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  • Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans
Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans

The big question marks have all been down at Stamford Bridge this week following their home loss to Burnley. Rocked by Gary Cahill's early red card, Chelsea crumbled as Burnley scored three times in the first half with hardly any resistence from the lacklustre champions.

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  • Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline
Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline

Klopp said: 'An earlier transfer deadline day would have helped us this year. But Brady claims that all but three clubs have stated their preference to close the window before a ball is kicked, and a vote will be held on September 7 on the matter.

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  • 18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match
18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match

But by that stage both Cook and Anderson, Englands leading Test run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively, had struck telling blows. "The reason for the huge disparity in the odds is not hard to find €" since 1997, excluding matches against the often struggling Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, the West Indies have won just three out of 86 away Tests, lo...

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  • Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands
Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands

Two of them did so wearing white wristbands. The catalyst appears to be comments made by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler about umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week in Texas. "I just speak the truth and whatever happens, happens", Kinsler said Friday. He defended his player's outburst as emotional, but pointed out that this was...

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  • Shinji Okazaki strikes early as Leicester City down Brighton & Hove Albion
Shinji Okazaki strikes early as Leicester City down Brighton & Hove Albion

The game was still in its first minute when Mahrez embarked upon one of his characteristic runs into the box from the right-hand side and when Mat Ryan could not hold onto his low shot, Okazaki reacted quicker than his marker to apply the finishing touch from close range.

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  • Klopp praises Anfield atmosphere for role in Liverpool win
Klopp praises Anfield atmosphere for role in Liverpool win

In a game that the visitors dogged defensive display frustrated the Reds it was a scrappy goal in he 72nd minute that finally broke the deadlock when the Eagles failed clear and it was Mane who was quickest to react. Milner watched a free-kick fly narrowly over and Hennessey was at full stretch to keep Firmino's volley from creeping into the bott...

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  • Daniel Sturridge replaces Mohamed Salah in Liverpool attack versus Crystal Palace
Daniel Sturridge replaces Mohamed Salah in Liverpool attack versus Crystal Palace

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "The only thing we know is it's a tough game". "Christian showed his importance last season", the Palace manager Frank de Boer told a media conference on Friday. "Even Danny is in a good way but needs matches". Arsenal were denied an equaliser when Alexandre Lacazette's strike was ruled fractionally offsid...

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  • Man United beats Swansea City
Man United beats Swansea City

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged Swansea City to spend the money from their £45m sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson on new players. HENRIKH MKITARYAN was the star of the show as Manchester United thumped Swansea City on Saturday.

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  • Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins
Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins

Court conditions more suitable for Olympic swim star Michael Phelps than tennis stars had USA 14th seed John Isner , who beat teen Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (7/4), 7-5, happy he snuck in a win between storms. But Halep has lost two prior matches this year with a chance to ascend to number one, falling to Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final and to K...

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