Sunday October 13-th, 2019

European defeat fires up Tottenham's Pochettino for next season European defeat fires up Tottenham's Pochettino for next season

But the Spurs boss said coming so close and then losing the final had served to revitalise him for the challenge ahead and redoubled his determination to lead the club to success. "That is inside yourself and it's only you who knows how you feel - it...

Phillies rally for split with Dodgers Phillies rally for split with Dodgers

Max Muncy singled to begin the seventh inning and it was followed by two-run home run from David Freese . Jean Segura's single to center off Dylan Floro (4-3) plated Haseley, and Harper's base hit to right off Joe Kelly brought in Roman Quinn to ...

Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge

Fleetwood, yet to win a major, stands at seven-under after his opening two rounds while Holmes, who had completed 12 holes of his second round was a shot ahead. Jordan Spieth announced his presence on the British Open leaderboard with a front nine ...

Danny Ainge on Toucher & Rich: When Kyrie 'really wanted to go home' Danny Ainge on Toucher & Rich: When Kyrie 'really wanted to go home'

We won 10 out of 11 games leading into the All-Star break. "But he did express to me on a couple of occasions between March and the end of [the season] that he really wanted to go home". And he was always yes, he was always in that frame of mind. ...

John Obi Mikel officially retires internationally John Obi Mikel officially retires internationally

Ighalo, on his part, took to his whatsapp handle to announce he was quitting the national team moments after scoring his fifth Africa Cup of Nations goal in Egypt to lead the Super Eagles to finish third in the championship. The 32-year-old began...

McIlroy endures first-round Open nightmare McIlroy endures first-round Open nightmare

At eight over par McIlroy was 12 shots off the clubhouse target set by Ireland's Shane Lowry, who held a one-shot lead over a six-strong group which included former Masters champion Sergio Garcia and Scotland's Robert MacIntyre. It's the first time i...

Atletico Madrid sign England's Trippier Atletico Madrid sign England's Trippier

Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier in a deal which could reportedly cost them £25milllion. With 16 caps for England , Trippier was a key player for England at the World Cup in Russian Federatio...

Missouri man fined for pointing laser at Brady during game Missouri man fined for pointing laser at Brady during game

Footage of the game showed a green light flashing on Brady late in the Patriots' 37-31 overtime win on January 20 at Arrowhead Stadium. Brady appeared not to have noticed or been affected by the laser pointer, which can cause almost instantaneous...

Huddersfield Town reveal their new kit - without a sponsor Huddersfield Town reveal their new kit - without a sponsor

The Championship side's real home kit does not feature Paddy Power's logo on it, despite them being a title sponsor of the club. Manager Jan Siewert will be hoping that the club can bring them straight back up and they'll have some smart new kits f...

Solskjaer warns of centre-back cull if Red Devils sign Maguire

Leicester are reportedly looking for a world-record fee for a defender. Liverpool paid £75m for Virgil van Dijk in January 2018, making him the most expensive defender of all time. While few other transfer headlines have come out of Old Traffor...

WBC hopeful Whyte claims underdog status for Rivas bout WBC hopeful Whyte claims underdog status for Rivas bout

The former unified champion wants a durable, American opponent next up and drug-cheat Jarrell Miller, whose wrongdoings cost him a shot at Anthony Joshua in June, has been discussed as being the man in the opposite corner . Whyte is coming off an ex...

Seattle's National Hockey League expansion team officially names Ron Francis as general manager Seattle's National Hockey League expansion team officially names Ron Francis as general manager

As a general manager, Francis spent nearly four seasons steering the Hurricanes through an extensive rebuild, collecting assets and building up the club's deep prospect pool before being demoted in March 2018 and terminated soon after. Francis played...

Rangers squad 'very close' - Gerrard Rangers squad 'very close' - Gerrard

Gerrard, speaking before Thursday's Europa League first qualifying round second leg against St Joseph's of Gibraltar, insisted he had only talked to Gray after Saturday's 4-0 friendly win over Marseille about the World Cup in Qatar and the possibil...

Giovani Lo Celso tells Real Betis amid Tottenham Hotspur interested Giovani Lo Celso tells Real Betis amid Tottenham Hotspur interested

According to the Spanish outlet, Betis have for a long time been fans of Mariano Diaz, the Dominican Republic worldwide who spent time at Lyon a year or so ago and was benched for most of last season backing up Karim Benzema. "We don't control the si...

Nebraska's Martinez, Iowa's Epenesa land on Big Ten Media Preseason Honors list Nebraska's Martinez, Iowa's Epenesa land on Big Ten Media Preseason Honors list

In the mid-'70s, the NCAA ruled schools no longer could provide athletes with a monthly living expenses stipend. Warren is a former chief operations officer of the Minnesota Vikings and will be the first black commissioner of the Big Ten. Martinez, t...

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket for failing to keep govt interference at bay ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket for failing to keep govt interference at bay

Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC constitution 'which imposes an obligation on members to provide a process for free and democratic elections and to ensure that there is no government interference in its governance and/or administration for cricket ...

Nike fires back at Kawhi Leonard over Klaw logo Nike fires back at Kawhi Leonard over Klaw logo

The Nike-Kawhi Leonard logo feud continued Thursday, with the multinational corporation delivering the next jab. Not once in his Complaint does Leonard display or attach either the design that he provided or the Claw Design. The Beaverton brand says ...

Neymar lauds Neymar lauds "friend" Lionel Messi the GOAT as Barcelona links intensify

The pair played together at the Nou Camp for four years before he moved to Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record £200million deal in the summer of 2017. "The best player that I've ever seen play". With that "no", it will have to be another player inc...

Harbaugh on Meyer -- Controversy always followed Harbaugh on Meyer -- Controversy always followed

On a podcast with The Athletic's Tim Kawakami , Harbaugh was asked what his reaction was when Meyer retired last season. Harbaugh, who will speak Friday at Big Ten Media Day, went 0-4 against Meyer. But now that Meyer has stepped down, choosing ...

Kevin Durant Joining the Nets Wasn't Well Thought Out Kevin Durant Joining the Nets Wasn't Well Thought Out

Kyrie Irving (L) and USA's guard Kevin Durant look on from the substitutes' bench during a Men's round Group A basketball match between China and US at the Carioca Arena 1 during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Aug. "He was obviously...

Daniel Sturridge: Former Liverpool striker banned for breaching betting rules Daniel Sturridge: Former Liverpool striker banned for breaching betting rules

Sturridge was accused of passing on inside information about his potential transfer moves away from Liverpool in January 2018 to close friends and relatives that was then used for, or in relation to, betting. The FA is appealing the regulatory comm...

148th Open underway at Royal Portrush 148th Open underway at Royal Portrush

There was also a moment to remember for Argentina's Emiliano Grillo, who lit up the par-3 13th with an ace. It was momentum the 2011 Open victor could not maintain, though, and the 50-year-old eventually signed for a level-par 71. 'I don't think I ...

Fuse ODG to perform at the closing ceremony of 2019 AFCON Fuse ODG to perform at the closing ceremony of 2019 AFCON

Then came Spaniard Lucas Alvarez who resigned following home-and-away World Cup qualifying defeats to Zambia which meant Algeria missed out on Russian Federation. Not only is Algeria in better form coming in, but they have the rub of the grain as...

Arsenal Target Wilfried Zaha Requests Crystal Palace Exit Arsenal Target Wilfried Zaha Requests Crystal Palace Exit

Adama Soumaoro's decision to swap the team he helped qualify for the Champions League for one that battled against relegation for the vast majority of last season was certainly an eyebrow raiser. Zaha has returned from worldwide duty having been knoc...

Royal Portrush is second highest attended Open ever Royal Portrush is second highest attended Open ever

While it's admirable to try and play through the pain, a look like that on the first shot of the round indicates playing might more do harm than good. "I would say the closest I could get would be a Ryder Cup at Valhalla". The golf course is fast e...

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