• Stomach upsets hit a number of teams at London worlds
Stomach upsets hit a number of teams at London worlds

Sprinter Isaac Makwala of Botswana was unable to run his 200-meter race due to the food poisoning, according to a Facebook post. Van Niekerk was drawn in lane six, Makwala in lane seven, but the Botswanan who posed the greatest threat to the Olympic champion and world record holder was not allowed to run.

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  • Bengals coach Marvin Lewis to resume duties after health issue
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis to resume duties after health issue

Before training camp began, Lewis heaped praise on his longtime assistant's ability to connect with the team. The Bengals said in a statement that the issue wouldn't keep Lewis away from the team for long. "I thought the flow was good". Before joining the Bengals in 2003, Lewis was the Redskins' defensive coordinator for one season, and he ...

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  • Lemar latest, Sanchez to PSG talk, Perez to Newcastle
Lemar latest, Sanchez to PSG talk, Perez to Newcastle

Wenger said Sanchez picked up an abdominal strain in training before Sunday's penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea and that he expected him to miss the trip to the Potteries to face Stoke as well as Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester.

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  • Andre Gray joins Watford in club-record move
Andre Gray joins Watford in club-record move

Gray rejected a new contract with the Clarets in July, which would have made him the highest paid player at the club. On Tuesday, Watford completed the signing of Brazilian forward Richarlison from Fluminense for a reported fee of £13 million.

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  • Gilbert Arenas Breaks Down Kyrie Irving Requesting Trade Away from LeBron James
Gilbert Arenas Breaks Down Kyrie Irving Requesting Trade Away from LeBron James

That much has been made clear by his trade request and actions this offseason. Eager fans tuned in to a March nationally televised game between the Clippers and the Cavaliers only to find that stars LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were sitting out, needing a breather.

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  • MLB Players Weekend Nickname Jerseys, Shirts & Gear 2017
MLB Players Weekend Nickname Jerseys, Shirts & Gear 2017

Souvenir jerseys and t-shirts featuring Yankees' names remains a hot-button issue among fans, with many old-school purists crying foul over this impending breach in convention. The Yankees will be partaking in the festivities as well, as they host the Seattle Mariners during those three days in the Bronx. The Cubs, who will play on the road in...

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  • Why Floyd Mayweather Believes Conor McGregor Actually Has Edge In Fight
Why Floyd Mayweather Believes Conor McGregor Actually Has Edge In Fight

The fight will come nearly two years after his last bout against Andre Berto , with Mayweather giving up 11-years and a height and reach advantage to McGregor. "I'm not the same fighter I was two years ago. He's a lot younger, so youth is on his side", Mayweather told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith when talking about McGregor.

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  • Atlanta Falcons extend Devonta Freeman's contract by 5 years
Atlanta Falcons extend Devonta Freeman's contract by 5 years

With his new deal, Freeman will be getting that same salary in 2017, but he'll also be getting a $15 million signing bonus. His deal average $8 million a year. LeSean McCoy signed a five-year, $40 million deal in 2015 with the Bills and last offseason, while Doug Martin and Chris Ivory signed five-year deals worth $35.75 and $32 million respectiv...

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  • Real Madrid defeat Manchester United 2-1 to clinch European Super Cup
Real Madrid defeat Manchester United 2-1 to clinch European Super Cup

With the game only separated by one goal that did appear to be onside, Mourinho praised his players for their efforts in hard conditions, insisting the game was even for large periods. It was third time lucky , as Casemiro sprung the offside trap on a Dani Carvajal ball over the top and slid in to score from seven yards. "It is great to ...

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  • Sethi likely to become new PCB chief
Sethi likely to become new PCB chief

It is worth mentioning here that Najam Sethi was also the chairperson of PSL, and will now hold both the posts. Congratulating Sethi, outgoing chairman Shaharyar said: "I am sure his experience and guidance will bring cricket in Pakistan to higher levels and will end Pakistan's isolation in worldwide cricket".

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  • Makwala HIT BY Food poisoning
Makwala HIT BY Food poisoning

One of the stars affected was Botswana's Isaac Makwala , who had to withdraw from Tuesday's men's 400m final on medical grounds. In the last 150 meters of the race he looked up to the screen, saw the lead he had, and, in his words, "thought of my health " as he turned his attention to the 200.

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  • Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update
Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update

The two worked together during their Barcelona days. "Of course when you have treatment on medical bench it's not easy". Sanchez has been mentioned as a target for PSG and Manchester City should he leave the club this summer but Wenger has maintained that he won't sell the forward.

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  • Lucas Perez's agent accuses Arsenal of pricing striker out of transfer
Lucas Perez's agent accuses Arsenal of pricing striker out of transfer

Lucas Perez's agent has reiterated his client's desire to leave Arsenal and says the club are pricing the Spaniard out of move to former side Deportivo. I try to do the best every training (session) and every game and to prepare myself". "It has been a frustrating summer for him [Benitez]", Shearer said.

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  • Red Sox activate Dustin Pedroia from disabled list
Red Sox activate Dustin Pedroia from disabled list

Unsurprisingly, their night didn't start well with 10 up and 10 down - five on strikeouts, nothing hit hard. Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia was activated off the 10-day disabled list and batted in the two hole as a designated hitter. In the midst of his 12th season, Pedroia has spent his entire career with the Red Sox. He struck out every batter in ...

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  • Vela agrees Los Angeles move
Vela agrees Los Angeles move

Mexican star Carlos Vela has reached a deal to join Los Angeles, the expansion MLS franchise due to begin play in March. Vela has always been rumored as a target for the second LA club, who are looking to make a splash in their first season after hiring Bob Bradley as their head coach.

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  • Chelsea boss Conte hits back at Costa claims
Chelsea boss Conte hits back at Costa claims

Costa was Chelsea's top scorer as they lifted the Premier League title last season but reportedly clashed with Antonio Conte amid mid-season interest from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian. "I don't want to comment too much", he said . The fact is he is still with Chelsea . "Dare I say it: Diego Costa signs for Atletico Ma...

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  • Jamie Carragher Reckons Antonio Conte Won't Last Much Longer At Chelsea
Jamie Carragher Reckons Antonio Conte Won't Last Much Longer At Chelsea

Curiously, they sold off defender Kyle Walker to Manchester City for a cool £50 million, but didn't replace him or reinvest any part of that huge financial windfall on new players that can help them get over the hump and win the league title.

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  • Tottenham defender Danny Rose likely to sit out August action
Tottenham defender Danny Rose likely to sit out August action

Conte has been linked with Inter's versatile Italy global Antonio Candreva, but has reportedly earmarked Rose has his No.1 choice and a £40m bid is said to be imminent. Blackburn Rovers want to sign Leeds United's Swedish striker Marcus Antonsson, 26. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has dropped a major hint he is set to join Liverpool after the Engla...

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  • Zidane and Mourinho planning their Supercup line-ups
Zidane and Mourinho planning their Supercup line-ups

We are getting a good price on this game so I think it is the best option in terms of betting. He also said that the Welshmen featuring in the squad would mean, "he is in the plans of the coach and the club, and it is in his own plans and ambitions to stay there".

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  • Manchester City enquire as to availability of Barcelona star
Manchester City enquire as to availability of Barcelona star

Pep Guardiola endured a bruising first season in English football as City failed to challenge for the title, eventually finishing 15 points adrift of Chelsea in third place. "I think Manchester City are the team to beat", said Manchester United great Ryan Giggs in a recent Sky Sports column. Guardiola has tested out a three-man defence in ...

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  • Barcelona's president criticises the way Neymar left
Barcelona's president criticises the way Neymar left

Neymar's deal smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba joined Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. Bartomeu added that the team would move away from its recent axis of Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez, the most prolific front three of all time, to focus on building a stronger team overall.

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  • PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth among odds favorites
PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth among odds favorites

Looking at the rest of the field , Brooks Koepka has gone off the boil a little since winning his first Major at the US Open earlier this summer, last year's Open champion Henrik Stenson and world No1 Dustin Johnson have not looked on their games and Jon Rahm has been a bit disappointing by his own high standards lately.

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  • Patriots Become 1st NFL Franchise to Buy a Team Plane
Patriots Become 1st NFL Franchise to Buy a Team Plane

According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell , the Patriots bought a pair of 767 Boeing aircrafts. And the best part, the five Lombardi Trophies on the tail. The Patriots will also make the planes available to be rented out during the season when the team doesn't need them. But the average cost of chartering an aircraft for an entire season can run a...

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  • Dolphins reportedly considered signing Tebow before deal with Cutler
Dolphins reportedly considered signing Tebow before deal with Cutler

Gase reached out to Cutler shortly after Tannehill was hurt Thursday and said the veteran quarterback needed no persuading to launch a comeback. "Obviously I've played against him many, many times". "Maybe I'll follow it more closely", Glennon said. "He got injured and made a decision to move on - they chose to move on from him". Regardless, most...

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  • Bills sign veteran Anquan Boldin
Bills sign veteran Anquan Boldin

Yesterday saw the #Buffalo Bills go out and sign veteran wide receiver #Anquan Boldin in an effort to beef up their receiving core. Boldin also has ties to Bills starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor . At 6'2, 200 lbs, Jones worked primarily as a big slot receiver in college at Eastern Carolina but is slated to work both in the slot and outsid...

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  • Manziel eyes coaching as potential next step
Manziel eyes coaching as potential next step

The former Heisman Trophy victor says he would want to work in sports, likely as a coach at the college level. "I've had to ask myself that a little bit as of late over the past year, but at the same time I'd want to be involved in some way, whether it's coaching, whether it's doing something like that".

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  • Spike Lee Is Organizing A Rally For Colin Kaepernick At NFL Headquarters
Spike Lee Is Organizing A Rally For Colin Kaepernick At NFL Headquarters

ESPN reported last week that the latest team to consider Kaepernick, the Baltimore Ravens , was split with coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome wanting to ink him but not the owner Steve Bisciotti. There is a ton of anti-Kaepernick sentiment floating around right now. For one, I wouldn't be surprised if people who are against...

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  • Branden Albert changes mind on retirement, wants to return to Jacksonville Jaguars
Branden Albert changes mind on retirement, wants to return to Jacksonville Jaguars

Did he realize he was far from a lock to beat out second-round draft pick Cam Robinson? If he stayed retired, Albert would have to pay back the Jaguars the $3.4 million dollar bonus he received earlier in the offseason. On Monday, July 31, OL Branden Albert informed Jaguars Head Coach Doug Marrone that he was stepping away from the team. His ...

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  • Conte defends decision to allow Courtois to take penalty
Conte defends decision to allow Courtois to take penalty

Despite winning the FA Cup at the end of last term, Wenger's decision to sign a new contract proved a dividing move among the Arsenal supporters, who remain angered by their team's failure to qualify for this season's Champions League . However, the first half was quite physical, with both teams taking the game seriously. "We had the intensity...

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  • Pulwama encounter: 1 Lashkar militant killed, 2 manage to flee away
Pulwama encounter: 1 Lashkar militant killed, 2 manage to flee away

DGP, Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid said two other militants managed to escape but one of them got injured. Role of Umer in different crimes committed by Abu Ismail group is being ascertained. A complete shutdown was observed in the town. To maintain law and order, the authorities have blocked the internet services in Pulwama after encounter as a ...

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