• Man Utd: Expect a title challenge from Mourinho's men
Man Utd: Expect a title challenge from Mourinho's men

Conte says Nemanja Matic 's move to Manchester United means new Chelsea signing Bakayoko will have to be accelerated into the first-team picture. "But now after the sale of Matic, we need to try to accelerate this process for Bakayoko after his injury", he added. Brighton & Hove Albion even did it three times, first signing Australian keeper...

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  • Conte frustrated as Chelsea launches title defence in EPL
Conte frustrated as Chelsea launches title defence in EPL

Former Liverpool and Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Manchester United will win against West Ham United this weekend . "We added three players as you know - one defender, one midfielder and one attacking player, but for this beginning of the season we lost important players too", the former Chelsea manage...

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  • Arsenal 1-1 Leicester
Arsenal 1-1 Leicester

Wenger was also pleased with new French signing Alexandre Lacazette , who scored after 94 seconds to equal the record for the fastest opening goal of a Premier League season. And the visitiors almost had a two goal lead four mintues later after another counter when Okazaki's header flashed inches wide of the post. Giroud then sent the previ...

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  • Ghana target Fosu-Mensah sheds light on Crystal Palace move
Ghana target Fosu-Mensah sheds light on Crystal Palace move

Fosu-Mensah made his Premier League debut against Arsenal in February 2016 and has featured 12 times in the top flight. Crystal palace play Premier League new boys Huddersfield on Saturday and the game could come to early for Fosu-Mensah, although he would be eligible to play if De Boer considers him ready.

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  • Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews, Draft Pick to Bills for CB Ronald Darby
Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews, Draft Pick to Bills for CB Ronald Darby

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a third-round 2018 draft pick to the Buffalo Bills . Mack Hollins , who scored a 38-yard touchdown Thursday night in Green Bay, is listed as the backup to Torrey Smith on one side, while Marcus Johnson is behind Alshon Jeffery on the other .

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  • Pliskova reaches quarters after Osaka retires
Pliskova reaches quarters after Osaka retires

Halep does have a bit of a bone to pick with the crowd support she has been receiving. "I've known Aga since we were probably five and six or six and seven", Wozniacki said in her post-match press conference. After racing through the opening set, Muguruza was pegged back by the Australian as the match headed to a decider. Rafa Nadal enjoyed a...

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  • Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan (torn ACL) out for season
Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan (torn ACL) out for season

Dolphins MLB Raekwon McMillan has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and is out for the season. Running down the field during a Miami punt, McMillan collided with a teammate, bending his knee at an awkward angle. "We were talking about how he was possibly going to have to be on that [special] team". Head Coach Adam Gase said after the game that t...

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  • Buffalo Bills make a splash, acquire Jordan Matthews and EJ Gaines
Buffalo Bills make a splash, acquire Jordan Matthews and EJ Gaines

J. Gaines , and a selection of the second round in 2018. The Bills made a pair of stunning trades that should lay to rest any lingering questions about whether General Manager Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott were overseeing an organizational rebuild.

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  • Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games By NFL
Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games By NFL

Elliott is reportedly expected to be suspended under the Personal Conduct Policy, stemming from allegations of five incidents of domestic violence over a six-day period last July. Columbus police said they did not arrest or charge Elliott due to conflicting statements from the victim and witnesses. In 2015, the Cowboys opted not to re-sign Mu...

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  • Bills trade Watkins and Darby, acquire Jordan Matthews, EJ Gaines
Bills trade Watkins and Darby, acquire Jordan Matthews, EJ Gaines

What a unusual day in the NFL. The Bills now have a pair of first, second and third-round picks in the 2018 draft. The team acquired cornerback E.J. Watkins becomes far and away the biggest offensive weapon on that offense, both literally and figuratively. So, where do you stand on GM Brandon Beane's wheeling and dealing? When healthy, Watkin...

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  • 76ers, Celtics to play in NBA London Game on January 11
76ers, Celtics to play in NBA London Game on January 11

The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics will pack their bags and head across the pond to play a regular-season game at the O2 Arena in London on January 11, the National Basketball Association announced on Thursday. Over the years, the Celtics have also participated in eight worldwide exhibition games in Madrid, Rome, London, Istanbul and M...

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  • We're Having Conversations - Jose Mourinho Confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic Re-Signing Talks
We're Having Conversations - Jose Mourinho Confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic Re-Signing Talks

However, he is without a club as he recovers from cruciate knee ligament damage sustained during the Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht in April. "We have more experience of working together than we had last season ". "We have the confidence levels of a team who won a European competition.

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  • Chelsea: will GQ man Álvaro Morata prove model replacement for Costa?
Chelsea: will GQ man Álvaro Morata prove model replacement for Costa?

Chelsea's decision to sell Matic to a direct Premier League rival has raised some eyebrows, with the defensive midfielder having played a key role in helping the Blues win the Premier League title last term. "There's pressure, but coming for £40 million from Monaco after a great season, the pressure was going to be there regardless", Lampard added...

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  • Owner agrees to sell Marlins to Jeter and Jordan group
Owner agrees to sell Marlins to Jeter and Jordan group

The agreement is expected to be completed on Friday and submitted to Major League Baseball, which likely will not vote on the transaction at next week's owners' meetins in Chicago. Jeter, 43, was the No. 6 overall pick in the 1992 draft, out of Kalamazoo Central High School. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush also had been vying to buy the team, at one p...

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  • Trade of Sammy Watkins May Open Door for Bills Rookie Zay Jones
Trade of Sammy Watkins May Open Door for Bills Rookie Zay Jones

Darby is listed at 5-foot-11, 193 pounds. And the Bills are stocked for the 2018 draft. We've heard rumblings about Matthews being traded all offseason, but I don't think anyone expected the Bills to be the team to jump on him, especially when they signed Anquan Boldin just last week.

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  • Rugby players around the world react to Force cutting with anger
Rugby players around the world react to Force cutting with anger

Justifying the decision to cut the Force, which matches the competition leader with six wins for the season, ahead of the Melbourne Rebels, who've won just one of 15 games, Pulver said the ARU needed to support "areas of the game that are growing" and that community rugby needs more financial support.

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  • Sreesanth believes in WC miracle after ban lifted
Sreesanth believes in WC miracle after ban lifted

Sreesanth was involved in towel-gate or spot-fixing scandal during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013. "With the domestic season around the corner, KCA would also like to support him and provide an opportunity to train/practice in the pre-season preparatory camps and selection trials at the earliest instance, subject to clearance from the Commitee ...

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  • Chuck D Really Have Kaep's Back? Boycott the NFL
Chuck D Really Have Kaep's Back? Boycott the NFL

Kaepernick took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before games last season. Baltimore signed a quarterback without NFL experience, a guy who played most recently in the Arena Football League. Perez said Kaepernick, who she's friends with, is training on his own every day. "Leave your team for a year", the Public Enemy member said. ...

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  • Another athlete affected by norovirus in World Athletics Championship
Another athlete affected by norovirus in World Athletics Championship

Public Health England said 30 athletes and support staff had been affected at a central London hotel, with two cases confirmed as being the norovirus bug. Tower Hotel, used annually as the base for the London Marathon, said in a statement: "We have worked collaboratively with the [environmental health officer] and the IAAF to investigate the origin...

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  • Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list
Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list

Luck is now on the Colts' PUP (physically unable to perform) list and made an appearance at training camp, but hasn't taken the field yet yet. "We are where we are with that", he said Tuesday, per Mike Wells of ESPN . Then, one of the most personable players and prolific receivers in Colts history offered an addendum that was encouraging bu...

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  • Can Liverpool work their way up to PL Champions this season?
Can Liverpool work their way up to PL Champions this season?

There is also intense speculation about Coutinho's future at Anfield following the BBC 's report that Barcelona have had two big-money bids rejected by Liverpool . There won't be mass changes but there may be one or two left out on Saturday who would normally be expected to play. Hopefully I get a bit of game time and we get the result we want.

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  • Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert
Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert

I have a lot of respect for David. 'This is how I want to play for the whole week. "You know, my dream came true today". The day before yesterday the Swiss player celebrated his 36th birthday, and he couldn't wish for a better way to enter in the new year of his life.

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  • Cleveland Browns ride rookie DeShone Kizer to win over New Orleans Saints
Cleveland Browns ride rookie DeShone Kizer to win over New Orleans Saints

DeShone Kizer completed 11-of-18 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason opener while rushing two times for 13 yards. "Let me see where we are". "He's got a lot of work to do, he's got to keep growing, he's got to keep working". If Cleveland hadn't connected on a 31-yard completion from Kessler to Josh Boyce running throug...

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  • Keenum leads Vikings to win in preseason opener
Keenum leads Vikings to win in preseason opener

The Bills had a chance to tie the game after a Joe Powell interception in Vikings territory but failed on fourth down at the 17 with eight minutes remaining. In his Vikings debut, St. Paul native Michael Floyd had two catches for 20 yards. Starting quarterback Sam Bradford was 5 of 7 for 35 yards but was under a lot of pressure.

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  • Wenger challenges Arsenal's record signing Lacazette to emulate Ibrahimovic
Wenger challenges Arsenal's record signing Lacazette to emulate Ibrahimovic

Walcott revealed the hulking Kolasinac has made a big impression with his no-holds-barred approach in training and the Gunners winger is expecting opposing forwards to get an even tougher time from the Bosnian this season. He also boasted the highest chance conversion rate in Europe's top five leagues last season (38.9 per cent), scoring 37 goals...

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  • Wentz tosses TD pass in Eagles' preseason opening loss to Packers
Wentz tosses TD pass in Eagles' preseason opening loss to Packers

Randall being carted off the field during Green Bay's 24-9 win over Philadelphia. Nelson, who hasn't played since tearing his right ACL in a 2015 preseason game in Pittsburgh but says he expects to see some exhibition action this summer, didn't suit up either.

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  • Auto used in OJ Simpson chase up for sale
Auto used in OJ Simpson chase up for sale

Pawn Stars personality Rick Harrison , who co-owns World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, told the New York Post: "It's in unbelievable shape". "It's in wonderful shape", Harrison said to The New York Post about the auto after test driving it with fellow Pawn Stars personality Chumlee.

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  • Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer
Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

The benchmark Kospi closed at 2,368.39, down 26.34 points, or 1.10 percent, from the previous trading day. The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies was effectively unchanged at 93.582 after touching an 11-day peak of 93.876 overnight.

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  • Chelsea v Burnley: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions
Chelsea v Burnley: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions

You would applaud that but those players aren't even at the club now. A glance at recent Premier League history has provided all the motivation Conte requires as the Chelsea manager plots his team's title defence , which gets under way against Burnley on Saturday.

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  • Knicks and Rockets re-engage in Carmelo Anthony trade talks
Knicks and Rockets re-engage in Carmelo Anthony trade talks

Houston and NY progress on a deal when Phil Jackson was Knicks president, the hiring of new general manager Scott Perry has changed all that. Anthony had reportedly indicated that he would be open to a trade to Cleveland, where he has another superstar pal in LeBron James , but he changed his mind amid a summer of turmoil for the Cavs.

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