Thursday February 27-th, 2020

Bruce confirms Newcastle talks over manager role Bruce confirms Newcastle talks over manager role

Born near Newcastle and a boyhood Magpies fan, he is now on Sheffield Wednesday's pre-season tour of Portugal. After the match Bruce told the Sheffield Star: "Speculation is speculation". My agent contacted me, I had a think about it and a quic...

Red Sox Acquire Orioles Starter Andrew Cashner for Two Minor Leaguers Red Sox Acquire Orioles Starter Andrew Cashner for Two Minor Leaguers

He's been hot of late, posting a 1.41 ERA in five starts since the start of June. "He's excited to be here, excited to pitch", Dombrowski said. He's throwing the ball as well as he ever has ... We ended up getting two very young players that we l...

Manchester City interested in Dani Alves Manchester City interested in Dani Alves

While Globoesporte reference Manchester City's previous interest in Alves, journalist Ducan Castles has thrown Spurs into the mix. Alves has also enjoyed a successful career for his country, winning the Copa America in 2007 and the Confederations...

Chelsea draw with Bohemians in Lampard’s first game Chelsea draw with Bohemians in Lampard’s first game

With the game being more about getting a closer look at his new set of players, it's safe to assume that Lampard would've preferred to have got his managerial career at Chelsea off to winning ways. "We've been working them very hard and we did the ...

July Cup: Ten Sovereigns beats Advertise at Newmarket July Cup: Ten Sovereigns beats Advertise at Newmarket

With Blue Point - victor of the King's Stand and Diamond Jubilee Stakes at the royal meeting - now retired, the division is wide open. O'Brien said that such was the speed that Ten Sovereigns has shown on his Ballydoyle gallops he could also be tem...

Julian Alaphilippe leads Tour de France again as Geraint Thomas has scare Julian Alaphilippe leads Tour de France again as Geraint Thomas has scare

What was Team Sky always used to boss the Tour's mountain stages from the front of the peloton whether they held yellow or not, but their willingness to follow others was notable on the road to La Planche des Belles Filles on Thursday and nearly prov...

McIlroy in contention after low scoring Scottish Open first round McIlroy in contention after low scoring Scottish Open first round

He had made just two cuts from 15 events coming into this week but added gains on the tenth, 12th, 16th, first, second, fourth, fifth and seventh to a bogey on the 15th, before a closing gain from six feet on the ninth set the target. I'm building so...

Tottenham return to Leeds for Phillips Tottenham return to Leeds for Phillips

Spurs have already snapped up one of the Yorkshire club's top prospects in the form of Jack Clarke. While Clarke will continue his development at Leeds, it remains to be seen if he will be playing alongside Phillips again this term. Philipps was vi...

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles AFCON defeat to Madagascar a blessing in disguise Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles AFCON defeat to Madagascar a blessing in disguise

We are in seclusion away from the prying eyes of journalists and others watching all we are doing at training now, " observed a top official of the team last night. It will be recalled that the Desert Foxes whipped Super Eagles 5-1 in their opening g...

Serena and Halep chase milestones in Wimbledon final Serena and Halep chase milestones in Wimbledon final

Despite her dominance, a recent survey of over 1,700 British citizens found that 12 percent of males thought they could win a point off the legend, with 14 percent undecided. "Maybe I feel confident and I'm not scared any more of how the ball bounc...

Atletico chief Cerezo threatens Barcelona: 'We have evidence' Atletico chief Cerezo threatens Barcelona: 'We have evidence'

They said Griezmann had gone to the headquarters of Spanish Football League (LFP) to "unilaterally" break his contract after Barca met the release clause, and added they had already "begun appropriate procedures" to defend their "rights and legit...

Roger Federer says 'stars are aligned' as he chases ninth Wimbledon title Roger Federer says 'stars are aligned' as he chases ninth Wimbledon title

Nadal managed a smile when asked - for what he sighed was the 1,000th time - about the rivalry between himself, Federer and Novak Djokovic , who between them hold 53 Grand Slam titles - and soon to be 54. Federer, understandably, seemed more jovi...

Rashid Khan is Afghanistan’s new captain for all formats Rashid Khan is Afghanistan’s new captain for all formats

Rashid will take over from both having already been named Twenty20 captain. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), thus, has put an end to the split captaincy before it even came to effect. That move was not totally accepted by Afghanistan players as...

The agreement for De Ligt, closer than ever The agreement for De Ligt, closer than ever

De Ligt is set to sign a five-year contract with Juventus and will receive a salary of around 14 million euros gross per year, reports Holland's Algemeen Dagblad newspaper, which also confirmed the agreement between the two clubs. De Ligt has ag...

Amir Khan secures fourth round knockout victory over Billy Dib Amir Khan secures fourth round knockout victory over Billy Dib

Photo shows British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan after he defeat Australian Blly Dib in Jeddah on June 12, 2019 to claim the WBC International Welterweight title. "I want to thank Billy and his team for taking this fight on such short notice", Khan sa...

Angels take the field wearing Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 during emotional tribute Angels take the field wearing Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 during emotional tribute

Soon, it was all of the Angels who peeled off their jerseys - the ones with Tyler Skaggs' name and No. 45 on the back - and put it in the place where he felt most at home, on the mound at Angel Stadium. "Tonight is about him", injured Angels infiel...

Liverpool fans troll Man United training session with plane message Liverpool fans troll Man United training session with plane message

Manchester United are now in Australia for their pre-season tour ahead of the new Premier League campaign, and their recent training session in Perth was interrupted by some mischievous Liverpool fans. "We know past year was disappointing, but we kn...

Tobias Harris indicates Ben Simmons is finally improving three-point shooting Tobias Harris indicates Ben Simmons is finally improving three-point shooting

The reported three-year deal worth $103.1 million, rather than a four-year contract for $142 million, and times with George's 2018 deal for four years at $136.9 million to give each player an opt out clause ahead of the 2021-22 season, according to u...

Rockets sign former first overall pick Bennett Rockets sign former first overall pick Bennett

Bennett, who was drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013, hasn't appeared in National Basketball Association regular season game since the 2016-17 season when he played with the Brooklyn Nets. The 26-year-old power forward has mostly...

Kumar Dharmasena, Marias Erasmus named on-field umpires Kumar Dharmasena, Marias Erasmus named on-field umpires

England's fine win over Australia in the semifinal of the World Cup was a bit soured for Jason Roy after he was fined for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct. "I've never seen that on a cricket field". You can't stand in the middle of th...

West Ham 'express interest' in Gonzalo Higuain West Ham 'express interest' in Gonzalo Higuain

The East-Londoners have also waved goodbye to Lucas Perez and Andy Carroll this summer too, leaving Jordan Hugill and Javier Hernandez as the only strikers left. The Spanish global moved back to Atletico in 2018, but will once again be the second c...

Tacko Fall continuing to turn heads at National Basketball Association summer league Tacko Fall continuing to turn heads at National Basketball Association summer league

Through four summer league games, Fall has 34 points on 16-for-21 shooting to go along with 17 rebounds and four blocked shots in 56 minutes. Rookie guard Carsen Edwards has agreed to a four-year contract with the Celtics that will pay him more...

McIlroy: 'Portrush Open is a once in a lifetime opportunity' McIlroy: 'Portrush Open is a once in a lifetime opportunity'

McIlroy, who tees off this afternoon alongside Rickie Fowler and Oban's Robert MacIntyre, opted against playing last week's Irish Open at Lahinch, instead making a visit to Royal Portrush to familiarise himself with the track where he set the course ...

Father of Tremont Waters Found Dead at West Haven Hotel Father of Tremont Waters Found Dead at West Haven Hotel

Edward Waters Jr. was just 49 years old. Police have not released much information, but they have announced that Waters died at the Super 8 Hotel and that he was unresponsive when they arrived. Boone said that the "circumstances of his death are un...

Classy Djokovic charges into another Wimbledon final Classy Djokovic charges into another Wimbledon final

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut during a men's singles semifinal match at Wimbledon. He won the third set 6-3 and then took the final set 6-4. After a first set featuring just one break point, both playe...

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