• Sakho closing in on Crystal Palace switch
Sakho closing in on Crystal Palace switch

That attention has swiftly turned up the M62 towards Mangala, and Palace are now hoping that Sakho's worldwide compatriot will agree to trade Champions League football and potential silverware in favour of more regular game time in the capital.

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  • Zverev eliminated in US Open second round
Zverev eliminated in US Open second round

Thiem had won the first two sets and the opening game of the third on Tuesday before their match was halted by rain. I definitely should have won the fourth. Shapovalov earned notoriety in February when he was defaulted from a Davis Cup match against Great Britain's Kyle Edmund for angrily striking a ball that hit umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye.

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  • Armed police alert as crossbow bolt lands on Oval pitch during match
Armed police alert as crossbow bolt lands on Oval pitch during match

A County Championship Division One match between Middlesex and Surrey was abandoned on Thursday afternoon after a metal-tipped crossbow bolt was sacked onto the pitch during play at The Oval. There are no reported injuries. The match itself was abandoned shortly after the players left the field. "No arrests. We retain an open mind as to m...

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  • Los Angeles Lakers fined for Paul George tampering charges
Los Angeles Lakers fined for Paul George tampering charges

Teams are not allowed to reach out to or discuss players under contract with other teams. The fine could have been up to $5 million. Since then, the Lakers have held out hope they can accelerate the growth in their young roster well enough to entice stars such as George, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook to join the Lakers next season.

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  • Six-Second Ads Coming To Fox Sports
Six-Second Ads Coming To Fox Sports

Fox did not say how the units would be priced, or what their impact is, but Fox has already begun testing the units in its airing of the " Teen Choice Awards " last month. When:15s were being rolled out as stand-alone inventory, research at the time indicated they were about two-thirds as effective as a 30-second unit, depending on the criteri...

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  • Man City verbally agree Alexis Sanchez deal
Man City verbally agree Alexis Sanchez deal

With just days left to go until the transfer window closes, it's little surprise to see the rumours surrounding Sanchez increasing. "He's a very good player obviously but I don't know what's happening about the other transfers", De Bruyne said to Sky Sports .

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  • Royal super-fan's poignant tribute to Diana Princess of Wales
Royal super-fan's poignant tribute to Diana Princess of Wales

The royals, accompanied by William's wife, Kate , the Duchess of Cambridge , huddled under umbrellas in the pouring rain as they strolled through the Sunken Garden, which is planted with white flowers and dedicated to the princess at her former home, where she once would stroll by and ask the gardeners about their ever-changing displays.

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  • Zappacosta set for Chelsea
Zappacosta set for Chelsea

Antonio Conte apparently rates the 25-year-old very highly and is happy to have got the man. Zappacosta arrived at Torino two years ago from Atalanta and has impressed Conte during his time in Serie A. Antonio Conte likes players who are willing to give their all on the pitch and Zappacost is just that. It's been an uneven start to the new ca...

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  • Manchester City To Make New £70m Sanchez Bid
Manchester City To Make New £70m Sanchez Bid

Arsene Wenger loves a swap deal, or at least the threat of one. On Tuesday, the future of the Chilean was a central topic as Man City began talks with Arenal about a possible deal. He is more accustomed to the "title contenders" one but Alexis Sanchez is a player that changes that. Five years ago, Robin van Persie left Arsenal in his last...

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  • Declan John jumped at chance to join Rangers
Declan John jumped at chance to join Rangers

Rangers have completed the signing of full-back Declan John from Cardiff City on a season-long loan deal. RANGERS have landed Cardiff City defender Declan John on a season-long loan deal. John - who has two caps for Chris Coleman's Wales - has found himself out of favour under new Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock. I think the time has come for him ...

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  • Rajkummar Rao to romance Aishwarya Rai in Fanney Khan!
Rajkummar Rao to romance Aishwarya Rai in Fanney Khan!

Mehra announced the news on Twitter by welcoming Rao aboard. " Fanney Khan Anil Kapoor Rajkummar Rao Divya Dutta TSeries Kriarj Aishwarya welcome aboard Raj tighten your seat belt for the roller coaster". "There will be lots of workshops and readings once I am back", he said. According to previous reports, Fanney Khan is an adaptation ...

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  • #2 Ohio State @ Indiana, Preview & Prediction
#2 Ohio State @ Indiana, Preview & Prediction

The team will have plenty of competition this year in a loaded Big Ten , but it still enters 2017 as the favorite to win the conference title thanks to a wealth of talent on both sides of the ball. He should be able to take a step forward with Jerry Kill arriving to bring life to the offense. Lagow completed 57.8 percent of his passes for 3,362 ya...

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  • US Open 2017: Rafa Nadal questions 'strange' timing of AndyMurray's withdrawal
US Open 2017: Rafa Nadal questions 'strange' timing of AndyMurray's withdrawal

What makes the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal such a great rivalry, is that they have different views on many things including the noise inside US Open's Arthur Ashe Stadium which was closed yesterday because of rains. Nadal showed up for his first round US Open match on Tuesday against Dusan Lajovic wearing a hot pink t-shirt, and the internet...

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  • Golovkin, Alvarez ready to 'bring out the best' in each other
Golovkin, Alvarez ready to 'bring out the best' in each other

Older brother Rigoberto tells the story of how Canelo first got into boxing and the hard work he put in to become Mexico's number one boxing attraction. It's a fight that the boxing fans wanted and it's a fight that I wanted as well. Try telling that to Oscar de la Hoya , who has been making the media rounds blasting the fight, insinuating tha...

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  • Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance at US Open
Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance at US Open

Murray has been criticised in some quarters for not pulling out before the draw, which would have led to Nadal and Federer being seeded No 1 and No 2 and on course to meet in the final. He said then: "I think I tried everything; I did my best to arrive at Wimbledon in my very best condition but Hurlingham was the last test and, though I didn't fe...

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  • Japan cruise past Socceroos to qualify for World Cup
Japan cruise past Socceroos to qualify for World Cup

Given their major qualification rivals will take points off each other next week, Ange Postecoglou's men now know a first win on Japanese soil will be enough to secure a spot at a fourth consecutive World Cup as they would sit two points clear of Japan and three points clear of Saudi Arabia heading into the final matchday.

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  • Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round
Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round

Having defeated Tiafoe earlier in the season during the Miami Open, Federer heaped praise on the young American at the time , stating that "he was going to be very good" and that was proven once again in NY. Thanks to the retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium Federer will have a day of rest before playing again on Thursday. It was exciti...

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  • Federer confident of going far despite first-round scare
Federer confident of going far despite first-round scare

With the contest going all the way to the fifth set, it was the 19-time Grand Slam champion who eventually emerged victorious, winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. Recovering from his first-round win at the US Open , the world No.2 took a practice session to Manhattan's popular Central Park tennis courts. Roger Federer , one of the biggest sports s...

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  • ESPN College Football Analyst Quits Over Dangers
ESPN College Football Analyst Quits Over Dangers

Cunningham was set to be a survivor, set to be the color analyst for a top college game each Saturday on ABC or ESPN . Cunningham won a national championship at the University of Washington before the Phoenix Cardinals selected him in the third round of the 1992 NFL draft.

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  • West Ham target Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes
West Ham target Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes

The midfielder may have endured a hard first season at Camp Nou, but he is still just 24 and has plenty of time to improve. Barcelona are willing to listen to offer for Gomes, who joined from Valencia last summer, as he does not figure in new manager Ernesto Valverde's plans.

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