• Lions & Stafford agree to five-year extension
Lions & Stafford agree to five-year extension

Raiders' quarterback Derek Carr makes approximately $25 million a season. Stafford and the Lions agreed to a five-year contract extension on Monday, a person familiar with the contract told the Free Press. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2014. He's also totaled 20-plus touchdowns over the last six seasons, including a career-high 41 in 201...

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  • Mourinho: Phil Jones can be my ideal defender
Mourinho: Phil Jones can be my ideal defender

Under the guidance of the Portuguese tactician, United won the EFL Cup and the Europa League as the Premier League giants sealed a berth in the Champions League. Marcos Rojo will provide another quality alternative when he returns from a knee ligament injury later in the season and Mourinho is a firm admirer of 19-year-old Axel Tuanzebe.

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  • Manchester United supporters are encouraged but wary of false dawns
Manchester United supporters are encouraged but wary of false dawns

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has offered Manchester United a glimpse of what they will be getting when he returns to action in January. Second half goals from Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini ensured that Jose Mourinho's team won their third straight league game which has helped them to nine points.

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  • Froome wins 9th stage, increases Spanish Vuelta lead
Froome wins 9th stage, increases Spanish Vuelta lead

Chaves slips 36 seconds behind Froome in the general classification with Ireland's Nicolas Roche falls 1 minute 5 seconds back in third. They were caught before the final ascent where Romain Bardet tried several moves to his credit, but it would not be long before he was swallowed up and the main contenders ended up duking out the battle for...

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  • Broncos Backup Quarterback Paxton Lynch To Miss Some Regular Season Games
Broncos Backup Quarterback Paxton Lynch To Miss Some Regular Season Games

Two, the Broncos go with Sloter for the full game against Arizona in the fourth and final preseason game Thursday night (7 p.m., Channel 20) against the Arizona Cardinals, then pick up one of the quarterbacks who is cut by 2 p.m. Joseph didn't close the door when asked if the team is considering bringing in free agent Colin Kaepernick. Having a...

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  • Chelsea 2-0 Everton: 5 Talking Points
Chelsea 2-0 Everton: 5 Talking Points

Landing two or three of those targets would improve Conte's squad immeasurably and he was quick to underline the point this week when asked about his transfer plans. "And now we are in the same situation". Eden Hazard joining up with Belgium during the global break could benefit Chelsea , according to the Premier League champions' head coach ...

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  • Liverpool trounce against Arsenal in EPL
Liverpool trounce against Arsenal in EPL

Wenger was also not the one to stupidly give the ball away after being the last man of defense around the halfway line, which led to the third goal of the game (that was Hector Bellerin). Arsenal great Thierry Henry , analysing the game for Sky Sports , confessed: "At one point I wanted to leave". "I thought we did very well". But what we sa...

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  • 49ers Safety Eric Reid Continues to Kneel During Anthem
49ers Safety Eric Reid Continues to Kneel During Anthem

The Vikings came back to beat the 49ers 32-31 on a successful two-point conversion. With the versatile Jerick McKinnon , the Vikings have another running back they can creatively factor into the game plan, too. Murray, though, will have a role in the offense. "And then offensively we started out the game with two negative plays, and it kind ...

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  • Cowboys-Texans Preseason Game Officially Moved To AT&T Stadium
Cowboys-Texans Preseason Game Officially Moved To AT&T Stadium

Hurricane Harvey has caused massive amounts of damage since making landfall, much of it a result of flooding. Their first game, scheduled to be at home against the Giants, was moved to the Meadowlands with seven more home games split between Tiger Stadium at LSU and the Alamodome in San Antonio.

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  • Johanna Konta Falls at First Hurdle in US Open
Johanna Konta Falls at First Hurdle in US Open

She was able to raise her level throughout the match and mine fluctuated. Another win, against Spain's world No19 Pablo Carreno Busta in round two, would double the 22-year-old's career prize money. She broke Konta early in final set, and while the Briton did manage to break back midway through Krunic held her nerve and returned the unwelcome favou...

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  • Taylor Swift's new single breaks records
Taylor Swift's new single breaks records

Last night Taylor Swift released her much anticipated "Look What You Made Me Do" video during the 2017 VMAs, which means while fans reacted to it , and the lengthy clip explained a lot of what was in the teaser, there's still a lot to unpack for the rest of us.

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  • Named Week 1 starter
Named Week 1 starter

Newly named starting quarterback Josh McCown is a proven journeyman in the league, but his peak performance is probably best described as "serviceable" and at 38-years-old, those games might be few and far between. No word yet on who will be McCown's backup. Not that it really matters anyway. Beyond their to-be-determined line, the Jets o...

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  • Jurgen Klopp: UCL qualification not needed to convince Liverpool signings
Jurgen Klopp: UCL qualification not needed to convince Liverpool signings

Liverpool against Arsenal always promises to be a fixture full of goals and the fans will be expecting one this Sunday. "He is pretty much involved in each situation". Liverpool fans have had a frustrating summer with failed moves for a number of players including Southampton's Virgil van Dijk and Leipzig's Naby Keita added to the want-away ...

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  • Tottenham set to sign Juan Foyth after agreeing deal with Estudiantes
Tottenham set to sign Juan Foyth after agreeing deal with Estudiantes

Tottenham may have snapped up their first two signings of the summer last week by landing goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga and defender Davinson Sanchez, but manager Pochettino is keen on more new faces. PSG had been interested, but Mauricio Pochettino proved the difference. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has been targeting Foyth for much of the summ...

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  • Astros-Rangers series moves from Houston to Florida
Astros-Rangers series moves from Houston to Florida

One wonders if it wouldn't be possible for the Astros to simply move their series against the Rangers to the Rangers' home park in Arlington - both clubs are now in Dallas awaiting word on were to go - and then swap out the Rangers-Astros series scheduled for Arlington in late September to Houston, which will be in better shape by then.

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  • MI unveils all-maize uniform combination for Florida game
MI unveils all-maize uniform combination for Florida game

Meanwhile, at McElwain's Monday presser he took a jab at Harbaugh's conduct as a head coach. "So we're not announcing a starting quarterback". Never any mention of that. At a student pep rally on Florida's campus last week, McElwain guaranteed a win over the Wolverines . Jordan Brand unveiled the all-maize uniforms that No.

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  • Dolphins Will 'Seriously Listen' To Jarvis Landry Trade Offers
Dolphins Will 'Seriously Listen' To Jarvis Landry Trade Offers

Rumors popped up again Sunday that the Dolphins were listening to offers for Landry , their co-MVP in 2015. Gase said he expected Tannehill to be away from the facility for a few weeks before returning. But it's highly unlikely that the Dolphins would trade Landry within the division. If the Dolphins lost Landry , a second-round pick in...

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  • Cleveland Browns: What's best for DeShone Kizer?
Cleveland Browns: What's best for DeShone Kizer?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer already reported Kizer starting was a "done deal", so all Jackson had to do was confirm the routine report wasn't fake news. Kizer will be only the second Browns rookie to start behind center Week 1. He gets that. We are not going to blink about it. "We're going to get with DeShone, ride with him through it all".

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  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal were 'Disastrous' at Liverpool
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal were 'Disastrous' at Liverpool

As for Arsenal , this will go down as one of their worst performances in their recent history, and Arsene Wenger will have questions to field over the manner in which his side capitulated against one of their biggest rivals. Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has heaped praise on Emre Can following his performance during the Reds win over Ar...

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  • Wenger Confirms Huge Double Boost Ahead Of Liverpool Trip
Wenger Confirms Huge Double Boost Ahead Of Liverpool Trip

An independent disciplinary commission ruled out the wrongful dismissal claim but upheld the appeal of excessive punishment and Wilshere's ban has therefore been reduced from three games to two. "He had a reaction in the final game of the season against Everton that was unlucky". He thinks always he has the speed and the pace to win the tackle, i...

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