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Stokes' England teammate next in crosshairs in affray case

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Tony Miles, the solicitor for Mr Ali and Mr Hale, said: "Both our clients are delighted it's all over". He was adjudged the man-of-the-match on his return from injury. A statement from the ECB said: 'The ECB will make an assessment of Ben Stokes's availability after the trial in Bristol has concluded'. Student Max Wilson said Stokes, Hales and the other men involved in the fight were behaving like football hooligans. Read More »

From England: Manchester United eye Monchi

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Brown, however, has dismissed the report linking Pogba with a move away from Old Trafford, stating that the midfielder is committed to United. Having enjoyed a fractious relationship with manager Jose Mourinho over the past two seasons reports in Spain have claimed the Blaugrana are exploring the possibility of the 2018 World Cup victor arriving at the Camp Nou. Read More »

Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

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Tsitsipas will now face either Germany's Alexander Zverev or Russian Daniil Medvedev for the place in the semis. Sixth seed Marin Cilic continued his quiet progress, beating Argentine 11th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2. A single break of serve was enough for Tsitsipas to clinch the first set, before Djokovic took advantage of some tight errors at the end of the second to force a decider. Read More »

Luciano VIETTO to Fulham, Federico FERNANDEZ off to Newcastle United

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They are looking to rush through the formalities of the loan move for Fosu-Mensah and remain certain of adding him to their squad for the upcoming season. Hodgson said it was special to be trusted to take forward a club he watched as a youngster. "And having stood on the terraces in the 1950s, it is a wonderful thing to be managing my boyhood club all these years later". Read More »

Pogba leads Man Utd to winning start

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José Mourinho appeared to take aim at Ed Woodward, Manchester United's executive vice-chairman, for not sanctioning all of his transfer targets, with the manager saying maybe his title should be downgraded to "head coach". "I didn't have any preseason games, I came back on Monday so it was very hard for the legs". Daniel Amartey's handball inside the penalty area gave Pogba the chance to break the deadlock in only the 3rd minute and the World Cup winning midfielder made no mistake from ... Read More »

Arsenal boss Emery names Koscielny as captain - plus his leadership group

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I am predicting a 2-1 win in favor of the Gunners . We also need time, but now I am happy because I think the players are improving. Today, we had a meeting with the players to close all the possibilities to bring more players. "I have faith in Arsenal finishing fourth because I think their attacking players will cause all the other teams problems - but I am still anxious about the defensive side of things and the way the players start the season under Unai Emery , and grasp what he wants ... Read More »

Manchester United linked with shock deadline day move for Diego Godin

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Although Jose Mourinho indicated in his press conference on Thursday morning that he wasn't hopeful any deals would be concluded in time for the 5pm deadline, that wasn't enough to stop United being linked with a new name. United, as their defensive signing options were drying up, made a late attempt to sign the Uruguay global. The 32-year-old has plied his trade in the Spanish capital since 2010 following a switch from Villarreal. Read More »

The 3 Players Who Could Replace Paul Pogba At Manchester United

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The World Cup winning midfielder returned to United in 2016 following a spell in Italy with Juventus . Pogba, a favourite of executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, has three years left on his contract with the option of a further 12 months, and the club are under no pressure to sell. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur Zaha approach would be considered 'unnecessarily provocative'

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The 25-year-old Zaha had been a target for both the London clubs heading into the final week of the summer transfer window. However, the 25-year-old attacker has been tipped for a move again this summer after rejecting an improved £125,000-a-week contract and the Ivory Coast worldwide has attracted interest from the upper echelons of the league with Tottenham and Chelsea linked in recent months. Read More »

Chelsea beat Lyon on penalties following goalless draw at Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea are said to be "accelerating" their attempts to land France global and Lyon star Nabil Fekir ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline. But the transfer window is still long and everything goes very quickly in football. In an interview, he was also open to the possibility of departing for the Premier League before the English window closes on August 9. "I feel brilliant in this squad". Read More »

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois tells Maurizio Sarri he wants to leave

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The Portuguese manager was said to have wanted to rejoin with his former player as he wished to strengthen United's right-wing. The new manager has promised to put the fun back into Chelsea's football but on Sunday's evidence he has serious thinking to do first, and he vowed that everyone would work hard to ensure they were ready for the Premier League . Read More »

McGregor and Nurmagomedov agreed to battle known date

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Added Poirier: "We're going to show up, I promise you that". However, GSP has dramatically changed his tune about facing the Dubliner. The undefeated Russian won the vacant UFC lightweight title against Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 after then-lightweight champion Tony Ferguson pulled out of a scheduled bout with Nurmagomedov due to an injury suffered days before the event . Read More »

Browns get $3.5 million in escrow back from Corey Coleman deal

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Bills general manager Brandon Beane described the trade to acquire receiver Corey Coleman from Cleveland as a low-risk gamble in a bid to address an unsettled position in Buffalo. Then again, maybe they are hoping rookie Antonio Callaway can have a solid first year in the NFL. They acquired 2014 first-round pick Kelvin Benjamin from the Carolina Panthers last October. Read More »

Newcastle United players refuse to co-operate with media in bonus dispute

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The Toon's frugality in the transfer market has been a source of frustration for their loyal fans for many years, with owner Mike Ashley repeatedly unwilling to fork out sums for players. The former Liverpool manager had initially thought he would have around £45mn to spend but has since been instructed he would have to operate under a sell-to-buy policy. Read More »

Brian Dawkins inducted into NFL Hall of Fame — Twitter reacts

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A humble superstar, he insisted on sharing the spotlight rather than basking in it alone. Urlacher grew up in Lovington, New Mexico, played at UNM and was drafted by the Bears where he played his entire career. "But I love me more". Two pillars of my life are family and football. I was a football player. Urlacher's eyes welled up with tears when he spoke about his mother, Lavoyda Lenard, who passed away in 2011. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri reveals who he wants Chelsea to sign this week

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If I felt it's done and we can not improve I would not be here. I've seen three games and he gets it. "Of course, we want to win with the situation we have". In recent seasons the reigning champions have gone off the boil the following season, with Sunday's opponents Chelsea trundling home in fifth last term. Read More »

Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports

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At the minimum, in an age where many colleges and leagues and business owners are preaching "no tolerance", these charges are a truly ugly black eye on The Ohio State University and Meyer. He was one of my coaches when I played. Smith is a long-time Urban Meyer friend and assistant, and the grandson of former OSU coach Earle Bruce. Add it all up, however, and Meyer's future in Columbus is more than murky. Read More »

'It hurts to be called Hamilton's wingman', says angry Bottas

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Ferrari had the quickest package after all and Hamilton would be on worn rubber. So how did Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes turn a wet-weather pole into a dry-weather win despite a vehicle speed deficit? Bottas played down both collisions as he fixated on the comments of his boss which clearly struck a chord. Read More »

How to watch Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, ICC

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The United boss said: "No". "In every pre-season it happens the same, with every club, which is that the manager wants more". "It's our nature, you always want more for your team". Mourinho feels that he will be able to make one more new signing, and has insisted that it would "not be a drama" if the Red Devils fail to secure another. Read More »

Newcastle agree deal to sign Japan’s Yoshinori Muto from Mainz

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Newcastle United have struck a deal on Japan global striker Yoshinori Muto's transfer from Mainz, the English Premier League club announced Friday. The Premier League club said the deal is now subject to approval, with 26-year-old Muto needing a work permit. A technically gifted side, Fulham will benefit from the physical presence Mitrovic provides in the coming campaign. Read More »

McManaman: Real Madrid need Bale to take more prominent role

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Willian , meanwhile, appears to have emerged as a target for the club. The Brazilian had been the subject of interest from Manchester United and Barcelona in recent weeks. Chelsea have reportedly submitted a second offer for the centre-back, expected to be around £40m. Chelsea are happy to sanction Courtois' move as long as they can secure a replacement of their own, with Jack Butland looking increasingly likely to fill his gloves at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Tour de France: Froome 'not going anywhere' after loss

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Thomas had a lead of one minute 51 seconds going into the final and mostly ceremonial stage, and he safely completed it on the Champs-Elysees. But just like many riders before him -- such as five-time champions Jacques Anquetil or his compatriot Bradley Wiggins -- Thomas gradually shed weight in order to follow the best in the mountains and his progression has been steady, making it little surprise that he paraded with the yellow jersey on his shoulders on the Champs Elysees on Sunday. Read More »

Tour de France halted after police pepper spray affects riders

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Jul 25 2018 12:28 am CET The 16th stage of the Tour de France has been the first day in the Pyrenees and despite the lack of attacks in the peloton, the breakaway displayed a good performance that even included some worrying crashes. The Tour de France 16th stage re-started on Tuesday after a brief halt when national gendarmes used tear gas near the peloton to break up a protest by farmers. Read More »

Mkhitaryan Is Happy That Aubameyang And Sokratis Are At Arsenal

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The win means Atletico now occupies the 7th position on the log with 3 points from one game, while the Gunners occupies the 9th position with no point from one game. "Very young kids, but we have been working with them these days to integrate them into a group which has been working together for seven years, with a very strong defensive structure". Read More »

Rangers Trade Cole Hamels To Cubs

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The four-time All-Star won a World Series with the Phillies in 2008. "To be able to change kind of the mindset, now to go on a first-place team, there's something inside of you that sparks when you get in those situations", Hamels said after the trade was announced. Read More »

LeBron James reveals one big regret about oldest son

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Last week he got a call from Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson , someone Beasley long dreamed of meeting. "I still regret giving my 14-year-old my name because of that", James said. "I was trying to keep my emotions professional", Beasley said. Just before last February's trade deadline, the Cavs' front office went on a trading spree, sending Dwyane Wade to the Heat, Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye to the Los Angeles Lakers , Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Utah ... Read More »

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays Have J.A. Happ Trade Agreement

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Happ was selected to his first All-Star Game this year and is having one of his best seasons. Sherman tweeted again Thursday that the Yankees will not rest after the Happ trade and will still strongly pursue catching depth. Britton added $4,387,097 to the Yankees payroll. It's the fourth time it's happened during his 12-year career. He is one of five pitchers to earn at least 10 wins in each of the last five seasons (2014-18), along with Zack Greinke, Jon Lester, Chris Sale and Max ... Read More »

Celebrities dazzle at Akash-Shloka’s engagement party

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Earlier this week, you saw photos from their intimate mehendi ceremony when Priyanka Chopra took to Instagram to wish the happy couple and their pre-engagement party for which the guest list included Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt , Karan Johar , Shah Rukh Khan and Sachin Tendulkar among others. Read More »

Mbappe, Modric on 10-man list for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

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The number 7 left the Spanish giants in the summer after nine years at the club, joining Italian champions Juventus in a deal worth €100 million (US$117 million). The other five candidates for the award were Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Juergen Klopp (Liverpool), Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid) and Ernesto Valverde ( Barcelona ). Read More »

Borussia Dortmund pip Manchester City 1-0

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English-born Ghanaian youngster Denzeil Adjei Boadu was an unused substitute for Borussia Dortmund in their 1-0 win over Manchester City in the International Championship Cup on Friday night. "In some minutes we started good and after we that had a few problems". That goes without saying, I can't lie about those things. On Jorginho, Guardiola added: "I was disappointed (not to sign him)". Read More »

PTI Leads on 91 Seats, Inching Close to Majority Mark

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As polls closed, Election Commission spokesman Nadeem Qasim said that the commission had told Khan that his vote could be disqualified because he cast his ballot in front of TV cameras, violating constitutional provisions on "the secrecy of the ballot paper". Read More »

Francesco Molinari wins Open Championship to become first Italian major champion

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The last player to make a successful title defence was Ireland's Padraig Harrington, who coincidentally won at Carnoustie in 2007 and again 12 months later at Royal Birkdale. "With my family and Paul. we'll all sit down and have a chat. he'll obviously have some great advice and put me on the right path". "I hadn't had a lot of momentum from the crowd all week, and today it started to change". Read More »