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Albion manager Chris Hughton plays down moody Mourinho talk at Manchester United

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Scholes agreed Pogba has not performed at the level expected of him often enough - United manager Jose Mourinho dropped him for the Champions League Last 16 clash with Sevilla last season - and said the captaincy could be the answer. I repeat: I want him to play well, I want him to play for that team, I want him to play for the fans, and that is what he did. He said: "They are a team - with the quality they have in the squad - that you very much expect to be up there again". Read More »

Cardiff City vs. Newcastle United - Football Match Report

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In a dramatic finale, Newcastle were awarded a penalty deep into stoppage-time when Sean Morrison blocked Yoshinori Muto's cross with an outstretched arm. The paucity of quality on display means it is hard to imagine either Neil Warnock's Cardiff or Benitez's men operating at too great a distance from the bottom three. Read More »

Snedeker joins elite club after carding 59 in Wyndham Championship

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The 37-year-old Nashville native can even lay claim to a unique milestone within the 59 club, as he's the only golfer to break 60 despite being over par at some point during the round. He becomes the 10th player in PGA Tour history to post a sub-60 score, and the 3rd to ever do so while recording a bogey in the round. "I don't know how you wouldn't", Snedeker said of his mindset during the round. Read More »

Emile Smith Rowe scores stunner vs Atletico

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Milan have been taken over by American hedge fund Elliott Management and they have identified Gazidis as the man they want to work with. "The contract is one thing for the club and then one thing for the player". Arsenal boss Unai Emery is yet to decide who will be in the team when Manchester City visit the Emirates on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. Read More »

FIFA Ranking: Black Stars benefit from new formula, rank 45th

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At the quadrennial event, the three-time African champions managed a win and two defeats in three games which was not enough to have them progess to the knockout stage. France beat Croatia 4-2 last month for its second World Cup title, and jumped six places to reclaim the No. 1 spot it last held in May 2002. Naturally, there are losses as well as gains, with previous leaders Germany (15th, down 14) among several sides to suffer for group-stage elimination in Russian Federation. Read More »

Nick Foles of Philadelphia Eagles suffers shoulder strain vs. New England Patriots

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The defense was stout from the start, forcing a pair of three-and-outs to open the game while the offense marched quickly downfield for a touchdown in Tom Brady's first appearance of the summer. I watched the game on TV. "I think the spirit behind the [original] rule is to thwart that ability [to protest during the anthem] and the visibility", Jenkins said. Read More »

Lindsay Whalen To Retire From WNBA after 2018 Season

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Some observers, though, noted that trying to handle a Big Ten coaching job while playing at the professional level would be a daunting task. She is the Lynx franchise leader in assists and ranked fourth in scoring. The Lynx won the 2010 draft lottery and received the top pick in the 2011 Draft, which they used to add Maya Moore. Whalen made her impending retirement official on Monday at a packed news conference. Read More »

Halep topples Garcia in straight sets to reach Montreal semis

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Then it was the 25-year-old American's turn to jump out in front, taking a commanding 5-1 lead. Stephens lost just four games and struck 18 winners on her way to a 6-2 6-2 victory in just 69 minutes. A large Romanian contingent waving their red and yellow flags chanted Halep's name between points. "My opponent has already six hours at the hotel resting, and I just finished the match and I'm doing now these (interviews)", Halep said at 9 p.m. Read More »

Schlereth: Kelly promotion signals Broncos will bring in veteran QB

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There was good reason for them to be excited with what they saw with Kelly on the field after a lackluster first half performance by both Keenum and current No.2 starter Paxton Lynch . Asked if he'd have any reservations about going into the regular season with the inexperienced Kelly as his No. 2 QB, Joseph said, "Things change in this league all the time. Read More »

Klopp not getting carried away after Liverpool’s opening rout

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Soon after debutant Riyad Mahrez was substituted in the second half, having earlier forced Petr Cech into a good save, Bernardo Silva added the second goal in the 65th minute from an assist by Benjamin Mendy. Yet, despite the vast investment in the East Londoners, on this evidence Pellegrini will do well to better West Ham's 13th-placed finish last season as the visitors were happy to limit the damage after the break. Read More »

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal win in Toronto

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He earned his first match point with a cross-court forehand victor and clinched his two-hour, 18-minute victory with another one, dropping his racquet to the court with joy. "Just happy to be in the quarterfinals". Sixth seed Marin Cilic continued his quiet progress, beating Argentine 11th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2. Read More »

Marco Silva will not consider deadline day signings for Wolves trip

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Barcelona have found Gomes an escape after a torrid time with them. Late move: Barcelona defender Yerry Mina , who starred at the World Cup for Colombia, is off to Everton . 'That's really why I made the choice - because of the confidence both the manager and the club showed in me'. " Everton is historically the fourth most successful club in England", said Bernard. Read More »

Incentive for Everton and Newcastle United to keep tabs on Danny Welbeck

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Meanwhile, NAIJ. com previously had reported that Spanish striker Lucas Perez has joined Premier League side West Ham from Arsenal in a deadline day deal. "Today, we had a meeting with the players to close all the possibilities to leave or come with more players", Emery said. Swiss veteran Stephan Lichtsteiner and Greek worldwide Sokratis Papastathopoulos were signed from Juventus and Borussia Dortmund respectively to bolster a creaky defence. Read More »

Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants in Thursday preseason battle

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Saquon Barkley wasn't the only running back from Pennsylvania to flash for the New York Giants Thursday. The rookie quarterback completed a pass on third-and-18. That's unlikely, as Hue Jackson and John Dorsey have up until now been steadfast in the support of the starter, Taylor, who couldn't have been more efficient in his own Browns debut. Read More »

Redskins Rookie Derrius Guice Out For Season With Torn ACL

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Instead, Guice's National Football League career starts with a medical redshirt. Selected in the second round of this year's draft, former LSU standout Guice went down awkwardly as he was tackled from behind on an impressive 34-yard scamper negated by a holding penalty. Read More »

Former UCF coach charged in punching death of NYC tourist

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Szabo was reportedly banging on cars before the incident, including Jones'. A spokesman for Wake Forest said university officials are aware of the arrest. The investigation is ongoing. He's due in court October 2. His attorney, Alain Massena, said in a statement: "The court made the proper ruling with the charges, and the District Attorney's office made the proper ruling with the charges". Read More »