• Premier League Preview: Man City vs. Fulham
Premier League Preview: Man City vs. Fulham

Raheem Sterling left the England over the weekend with a back injury, but Pep Guardiola says the 23-year-old is healthy enough to return to selection for City . However, praise was reserved for Bernardo Silva , who put in a brilliant performance against the Cottagers. "We didn't find our best level or our flawless level, and without this lev...

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  • Carragher a big fan of Chelsea's 'class act' Jorginho
Carragher a big fan of Chelsea's 'class act' Jorginho

Speaking about the forward, manager Maurizio Sarri said: "He told me after the national team, and the match against Cardiff, he was a little bit exhausted, so I thought it would be better for him to stay at Cobham and rest". "So I think it's normal that in this period we have some defensive problems". I thought he was one of the best in Europe....

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  • Young Boys vs Manchester United, Champions League
Young Boys vs Manchester United, Champions League

We are in Switzerland, the home of one of the best ever tennis players, and I'm pretty sure the big man sometimes is not happy to play on such a surface but he has to play and he has to win. "He (Shaw) has a chance to play, of course he has", said Mourinho. Manchester United attempted to get accustomed to the plastic pitch that will await them ...

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  • Liverpool inflict deserved defeat on listless Tottenham
Liverpool inflict deserved defeat on listless Tottenham

The Reds forward suffered a nasty eye injury against Tottenham on Saturday after clashing with defender Jan Vertonghen. When Klopp succeeded the sacked Brendan Rodgers, following a sabbatical after his time as Borussia Dortmund coach, Liverpool were 10th in the Premier League and the momentum that nearly carried them to the title in 2014 wa...

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  • Liverpool look stronger after Champions League final defeat
Liverpool look stronger after Champions League final defeat

We are not a little bit satisfied. Dominic Solanke of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Roberto Firmino of Liverpool but it is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on December 13, 2017 in Liverpool , England.

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  • Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie
Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

And though the Packers remain unbeaten two weeks into the season, Rodgers admits the tie is nearly as bad as losing. One of Week 2's best games came in the matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings . Rodgers didn't miss the game this time, but he was limited due to a knee injury. "There were times when we could have w...

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  • Europa League: Arsenal drawn against Sporting as Chelsea head to Greece
Europa League: Arsenal drawn against Sporting as Chelsea head to Greece

Azerbaijan and Armenia are in a territorial dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, and were unable to play their games in a 2008 European Championship qualifying group. Arsenal will take on Sporting Lisbon in the group stage of the Europa League. Celtic themselves also eased through a decade on from both Glasgow clubs competing on the C...

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  • Maurizio Sarri reveals which Chelsea star can lead them to glory
Maurizio Sarri reveals which Chelsea star can lead them to glory

But the Blues had to come back from a goal down to win this match as they maintain their ideal start of the season winning their first five games. Terry is now without a club having left Aston Villa at the end of the 2017-18 Championship campaign after Steve Bruce's side were beaten in the play-off final by Fulham in May.

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  • Liverpool add credence to title talk with dismantling of Spurs
Liverpool add credence to title talk with dismantling of Spurs

Even after Lamela had scored there was still time for Tottenham to launch one last attack and it was during this sequence that Sadio Mane appeared to hack down Son Heung-min as the South Korean was about to shoot. But for now, early on in this campaign, Liverpool seems up for the challenge. Following their win against Spurs, Liverpool fac...

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  • Predicted Chelsea Line Up vs Cardiff City
Predicted Chelsea Line Up vs Cardiff City

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has confirmed he wants to sign Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu on loan. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has waxed lyrical over David Luiz - insisting the Brazilian has a "big future" at Stamford Bridge .

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  • Serena Williams's husband calls controversial Australian cartoon of star 'racist' and 'misogynistic'
Serena Williams's husband calls controversial Australian cartoon of star 'racist' and 'misogynistic'

The Herald Sun and Knight deny the cartoon is racist. They say I'm racist because I drew Naomi Osaka in the background with blonde hair. "The enlarged facial features and the position of a dummy in the cartoon draws on pernicious stereotypes of African Americans as angry, childlike and in need of restraint by white masters", says Dr Kate Doss...

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  • Arsenal boss Unai Emery calls for improvement from Mesut Ozil
Arsenal boss Unai Emery calls for improvement from Mesut Ozil

Monreal has established himself as an important player for Unai Emery at Arsenal , featuring in all four Premier League games so far this season. "We will have a chance, but you are talking about a team with good players. After six years here, I came and I know him as a new Nacho Monreal ", Emery said at a press conference.

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  • Tottenham vs Liverpool, Premier League
Tottenham vs Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool face Tottenham on Saturday looking to keep up their 100 per cent record in this season's Premier League . "Last year, for example, we had no chance to focus on one competition because we had to qualify for the Champions League and I don't think that even Gary Neville would have said: "Quarter-finals of the Champions League, let ...

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  • Is Nike brilliant or insane to align itself with Colin Kaepernick?
Is Nike brilliant or insane to align itself with Colin Kaepernick?

The private Christian school located south of Branson, Missouri, said Wednesday that it would be dropping its affiliation with Nike over the Kaepernick "Just Do It" ad campaign . But Wesley Callaway, of Omaha, Nebraska, said he doesn't agree with kneeling during the national anthem and thinks it is unfortunate Nike is featuring Kaepernick, tho...

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  • Jurgen Klopp rejects advice to prioritise Premier League title
Jurgen Klopp rejects advice to prioritise Premier League title

However, Alderweireld remained at the club over the summer, despite reported interest from Manchester United , Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain, and he has reintegrated into Pochettino's squad, starting the last three games. Jurgen Klopp has laughed off suggestions Liverpool should abandon the Champions League to focus on winning an English...

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  • Djokovic tops del Potro to win U.S. Open, 14th Slam title
Djokovic tops del Potro to win U.S. Open, 14th Slam title

When Novak Djokovic won the US Open for a third time on Sunday, he regained his place as his sport's biggest ever on-court earner, BBC Sport reports. "I was hoping [Pete Sampras] was going to be here tonight", Djokovic said during the awards ceremony. "When they shout "Ole, ole, ole, ole", that's what I hear", he said of the raucous chants for ...

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  • McCarthy: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready
McCarthy: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready

The Vikings are fully expecting quarterback Aaron Rodgers to suit up for the Packers in Week 2 after spraining his knee in Week 1 against the Bears . He'll be in the rehab group [on Wednesday]. "He's always responded. We'll see what tomorrow brings". Rehabbing on Wednesday was not a setback, McCarthy said.

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  • Glenn Kaplan: Steelers and Browns Tie
Glenn Kaplan: Steelers and Browns Tie

As Le'Veon Bell continues to stay away from the Pittsburgh Steelers , the team does not plan to trade the star running back or rescind his franchise tag, sources told ESPN. It was the league's first Week 1 tie since 1971, and the first time in 133 games the Browns and Steelers couldn't settle their rivalry on the field.

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  • Keegan Bradley beats Justin Rose in BMW Championship playoff
Keegan Bradley beats Justin Rose in BMW Championship playoff

Woods finished five under on the day and -17 overall, now putting him one stroke behind Xander Schauffele , two strokes behind Justin Rose and Billy Horschel and three behind leader Keegan Bradley . By virtue of his return to East Lake - his first trip since 2013 - Bradley will once again reap the benefits of being a top-30 player on Tour. ...

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  • Raiders coach Jon Gruden: Khalil Mack ‘didn’t want to play here’
Raiders coach Jon Gruden: Khalil Mack ‘didn’t want to play here’

Now, a day after Mack absolutely exploded in his Bears debut , it's time for the Raiders to spin how it all went down. Green Bay fell into a familiar and frustrating pattern early on, with Rodgers holding on to the ball while his receivers failed to sufficiently separate from their matchups (more on this later).

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  • Djokovic aims to cut ‘gentle giant’ Del Potro down to size
Djokovic aims to cut ‘gentle giant’ Del Potro down to size

The World no.1 Rafael Nadal fought hard to win an epic five-set classic in the second quarter-final of the US Open against Dominic Theim. While a victory for Del Potro , nine years after he won his sole major trophy at the same venue , is undoubtedly the feelgood moment that most tennis purists will be hoping for.

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  • Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager
Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager

Zinedine Zidane is said to be eagerly waiting on the sidelines in case the situation at Old Trafford changes with reports even claiming he already has a transfer wishlist prepared. Pogba has played four matches this season for United, scoring twice. Manager Jose Mourinho reportedly clashed with boss Ed Woodward over potential targets as Mour...

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  • WTA chief backs Serena in US Open 'sexism' row
WTA chief backs Serena in US Open 'sexism' row

The 23-time Grand Slam champion was warned for receiving coaching from the players' box during Saturday's final, triggering a row with the chair umpire in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka . The American has since received support from various current and former players, and on Sunday night, moments after Novak Djokovic won the men's title , t...

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  • Khalil Mack is making the Raiders and Jon Gruden look bad
Khalil Mack is making the Raiders and Jon Gruden look bad

After the Bears tacked on a fourth-quarter field goal, Aaron Rodgers completed the Packers' comeback by hitting Randall Cobb with a 75-yard catch and run for a TD late in the fourth quarter. Right tackle Brian Bulaga, Mack's regular matchup, said there were several plays of the first half that he wants back. In addition to the young players...

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  • Fairytale ends but surge whets Millman’s appetite for big time
Fairytale ends but surge whets Millman’s appetite for big time

But Millman asked Djokovic if he'd be OK with a delay after the fourth game. Marin Cilic , of Croatia, argues with the chair umpire during a match against Kei Nishikori , of Japan, in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Djokovic beat Nishikori in four sets on his way to his most recent triumph at the All England Club and will hope for a similar out...

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