• Katie Taylor 'belongs on same stage as Anthony Joshua'
Katie Taylor 'belongs on same stage as Anthony Joshua'

Taylor reigns as the Republic of Ireland's only world champion and is the first pro boxer to hold such a crown since Andy Lee lost his WBO middleweight strap in 2015. With a world title to her name she now carries significant collateral in chasing unification bouts or pursuing a mooted clash with UFC start Holly Holm, herself a former world boxing...

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  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails return to form against Huddersfield
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails return to form against Huddersfield

The result had looked far from secure after a awful first half, watched by the president of club owners Fenway Sports Group Mike Gordon who had flown in for the game. Sturridge reached his 100th club goal in his 270th game, although his strike-rate for Liverpool is much better with 62 in 130. The England worldwide missed out on his 101st club g...

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  • United and Spurs to swap Shaw and Rose?
United and Spurs to swap Shaw and Rose?

And Mourinho maintains the lack of hunger which blighted United's shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield last weekend was a one-off. Injury rules out star turn Harry Kane , but fellow England global Eric Dier may well start - a player who has been targeted by Mourinho's side, with Mauricio Pochettino saying in his new book that the intere...

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  • Martial jumps from bench to hit Man Utd victor against Spurs
Martial jumps from bench to hit Man Utd victor against Spurs

While Fernando Llorente waits on his first league start for Tottenham , Son has been handed an opportunity, having started alongside Kane last week, scoring from a pass from the striker. Asked what he meant by the signal, Mourinho retorted: "Calm down, relax a little bit". Mourinho made it clear that his message was for his critics, not Pochetti...

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  • Luke Shaw risks Mourinho wrath with Pochettino praise
Luke Shaw risks Mourinho wrath with Pochettino praise

The England International moved to United at the end of the season. The two sides, who are separated in their table only by goal difference, face each other at Old Trafford on Saturday. I've had lots of ups and downs, but when I was with Pochettino it was only ever up, up, up. "I think with Southampton he achieved the impossible", he said.

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  • Royals Nominated for Four Gold Gloves
Royals Nominated for Four Gold Gloves

The Gold Glove Awards are voted on by managers and coaches. This year's Gold Glove Awards represent just one way the game's top performers will be recognized. Should he win, Perez would become the first AL catcher to win as many as five-straight Rawlings Gold Gloves since Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez was honored 10-straight years (1992-2001) and the se...

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  • Texans players nearly walked out of practice after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments
Texans players nearly walked out of practice after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments

An ESPN report published Friday detailed last week's conference in NY, saying McNair's comment "stunned some in the room". Receiver DeAndre Hopkins' absence from Texans practice Friday was directly related to McNair's comment, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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  • Swansea v Man Utd: Carabao Cup Fourth Round Preview
Swansea v Man Utd: Carabao Cup Fourth Round Preview

United doubled their lead shortly before the hour mark, with Lingard grabbing his brace with a brilliant header. Elsewhere, Bournemouth beat Middlesbrough 3-1, Bristol City put four past Crystal Palace in a 4-1 win and Leicester beat Leeds 3-1.

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  • TY Hilton Blames Colts' Struggles On O-Line
TY Hilton Blames Colts' Struggles On O-Line

Running back T.J. "I mean, we were winning our matchups". Bortles had three completions of at least 45 yards; he had none in the first six games. "Going into the bye week 4-3 instead of 3-4 and at the top of your division is a lot better feeling than going in there trying to scrape and claw to get back into the division lead.

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  • Bulls suspend Portis 8 games for injuring Mirotic
Bulls suspend Portis 8 games for injuring Mirotic

I feel like I let my fans, the Bulls organization, [and] most importantly my teammates down. Mirotic suffered two facial fractures in addition to a concussion in the fight - the 2015 NBA All-Rookie First Team selection expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks with the injury.

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  • Capitals at Red Wings
Capitals at Red Wings

After agreeing to a deal with Andreas Athanasiou on Friday, the Detroit Red Wings had to clear some cap space. In 20 playoff games, Wilson had three goals and three assists. Wilson will likely slot into a bottom-six role with the Red Wings and has no fantasy value. Now that Athanasiou is under contract with the Red Wings it will be interestin...

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  • Lonzo Ball almost triple-doubles in Lakers' win
Lonzo Ball almost triple-doubles in Lakers' win

Beverley tested the rookie every chance he got, putting the pressure on him on the defensive end (beyond the half-court line too) and even unleashed a expletive-filled tirade directed at Lonzo as he walked into the locker room. They want to set a tone and he will see it all year long. "Lonzo did good!" LaVar said . I'm not going to be hanging ou...

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  • Conte Hails Chelsea's Spirit, Commitment In Watford Win
Conte Hails Chelsea's Spirit, Commitment In Watford Win

Roma penned Chelsea in their own half for much of the thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw in midweek, and the same happened against Watford as Chelsea spent nearly 30 per cent of the match in their defensive third. Pedro had put the Blues ahead in the 12th minute with a sensational 25-yard strike that curled away from Watford goalkeeper ...

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  • Marco Silva issues word of warning to Troy Deeney after Arsenal criticism
Marco Silva issues word of warning to Troy Deeney after Arsenal criticism

The 25-year-old is quoted by The Telegraph as saying: "As a player, if your attitude is questioned, it's terrible". Silva added: "For my players we must look inside and not outside and respect ourselves, as well". "Whenever I play against Arsenal , I'll go up and think "let me whack the first one and see who wants it", Deeney said. I don't thi...

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  • Jeremy Lin injury: Nets star out for season
Jeremy Lin injury: Nets star out for season

Lin was attacking the rim in the fourth quarter when he landed awkwardly along the baseline. Nets guard Jeremy Lin had to be helped to the locker room Thursday (AEDT) against the Pacers . "We feel very bad that the injury will cost him the season, however our entire organization will be there to support Jeremy in every way possible throughou...

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  • MRI on Warriors forward Green's knee negative
MRI on Warriors forward Green's knee negative

Fellow Warriors forward Omri Casspi , who suffered an ankle sprain, also exited early. D'Antoni had said that neither team could stop the other during preseason play. Kerr has said his team still must get in better shape - mentally and physically - and that led to foul trouble throughout the game. Losing their season opener won't really be a...

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  • Wenger hails star's belief after Belgrade win
Wenger hails star's belief after Belgrade win

Arsenal improved in the second half which wasn't hard given how poor they were in the first. Theo Walcott was the biggest culprit of the night, along with Giroud, as both forwards failed to finish off moves instigated by the brilliant Jack Wilshere .

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  • USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16
USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16

It was their work in the middle that helped cut out several Paraguayan threats in the first 25 minutes of the match , when the US turned the ball over too frequently and Paraguay looked primed for an early goal that might have set the stage for a completely different result.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings keep Ireland and Northern Ireland apart
Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings keep Ireland and Northern Ireland apart

FIFA's world ranking for October was released , and while most roll their eyes at the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings (the US actually improved by a position after being eliminated from World Cup contention, so.), they hold a significant role in the World Cup.

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  • Antonio Conte Admits He Hates Being a Manager Sometimes
Antonio Conte Admits He Hates Being a Manager Sometimes

Conte signed an upgraded two-year contract at Chelsea in the summer, but it was not an extension of the original three-year deal he agreed when he joined the club in 2016. "I always felt I would do this, that this would be my life", he told GQ, but sometimes I hate it. "The only thing I can say is he is a talented player.

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  • Asia Cup hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1, tops in Pool A
Asia Cup hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1, tops in Pool A

The last time India played Pakistan in a hockey match was at Hockey World League in England where the Roelant Oltmans' side thrashed Pakistan by 6-1. Right after the victory, cricketers and sportspersons from across India hailed the team's spectacular show against Pakistan.

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  • San Francisco 49ers: NaVorro Bowman release a sad reality of rebuild
San Francisco 49ers: NaVorro Bowman release a sad reality of rebuild

Especially after the 2017 NFL Draft addition of linebacker Reuben Foster and the free-agent signing of linebacker Malcolm Smith. The report of the 49ers talking trade with teams comes on the heels of the 49ers deciding to sit Bowman for some series to keep him fresh.

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  • Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave in January
Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave in January

It is more likely that Sanchez will play against Watford than Mesut Ozil . Asked if there was any deadline the pair needed to sign contract extensions by, Wenger said: "No, not at the moment". Sanchez has been trying to quit Arsenal for the previous year or so, was unable to get his move on deadline day and now Chile have not qualified for t...

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  • Arsene Wenger rues Mesut Ozil's missed chance in Arsenal's defeat to Watford
Arsene Wenger rues Mesut Ozil's missed chance in Arsenal's defeat to Watford

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said before the game that he would assess Sanchez's physical and mental state before deciding to whether select him for the match at Vicarage Road. This was 50-50. There was short contact. Silva joined Watford before this season from Hull City, where he earned widespread admiration despite being relegated from the Pre...

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  • Defensive United hold on to a draw against Liverpool
Defensive United hold on to a draw against Liverpool

Yes, you can get done on the counter but it was obvious United were here for a 0-0 and hoping to nick a goal from a set-piece or a counter-attack. Jose Mourinho knows all about winning Premier League titles. "I said it was obvious they had a more defensive approach, I think that was obvious, but that's completely fine", he said . He kept the s...

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  • India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2019
India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2019

The second goal for Japan was scored by Heita Yoshihara who picked up the ball on the right flank, cut inside and sent the ball past Pakistan's goalkeeper Mazhar Abbas into the back of the net in the 29th minute. "If we are able to do that, I don't see why we should not win", said Marijne, who is on his first major tournament with the Indian men'...

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  • Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2

Keuchel is 4-2 with a 1.41 ERA in six career starts against the Bombers - and that doesn't include the lefty's six scoreless innings in the 2015 wild-card playoff game at Yankee Stadium, a start that he calls "one of the most magical times that I'll have in my career".

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  • Barcelona Admit Coutinho Bid Is Imminent
Barcelona Admit Coutinho Bid Is Imminent

Should Jurgen Klopp's side take him into consideration it could see Paulinho take a similar career path to Coutinho , who moved to Europe to join Internazionale as a 16-year-old in 2008, five years before joining Liverpool for £8.5m.

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  • Sri Lanka seals series win as Shafiq century proves in vain
Sri Lanka seals series win as Shafiq century proves in vain

Asad is standing with 86 runs and Sarfraz has scored 57 runs till the end of the 4th day. It is worth mentioning here that Sri Lanka is leading the two-match Test series 1-0. Sri Lanka's confidence was down after losing every match during a visit by India recently, followed by a first five-match series loss to Zimbabwe in one-day internationals.

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  • Roberto Martinez confirms Romelu Lukaku has recovered from ankle injury
Roberto Martinez confirms Romelu Lukaku has recovered from ankle injury

Belgium have already secured their place in Russian Federation next summer after finishing top in Group H and Martinez may opt to rest his first-choice striker against Cyprus. With a crucial domestic fixture against Liverpool approaching, United boss Jose Mourinho would have been hoping for a positive update on the 24-year-old.

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  • How to Watch Wales vs. Ireland
How to Watch Wales vs. Ireland

Yet it was clear that they would have to attack more purposefully after the interval and it was a beautifully taken goal that changed the complexion of the match. "It is a golden era because they proved that". They are professional footballers and at times, they caused us a problem in the middle. I think that's a lazy comment from someone who tacti...

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  • Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open
Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open

The in-form Australian won 6-3 7-5 to set up a showdown with world No.1 Rafael Nadal in tonight's decider, starting 8pm (AEST), aiming for a third career win over the Spanish great. He had Nadal on the stretch down break point only for a backhand that clipped the line to be called out. But it was his opponent who dominated the drama on court ...

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  • Big 12 roundup: Kempt, Iowa State stun No. 3 Oklahoma
Big 12 roundup: Kempt, Iowa State stun No. 3 Oklahoma

The Nov. 4 Bedlam meeting in Stillwater will be an elimination game, and Oklahoma will probably need to win its final seven games, plus the Big 12 Championship Game, to earn a final four spot. College football is a marathon. "That falls on us as coaches". "I thought we were really ready to play". Kyle Kempt started in place of Park against O...

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  • White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment
White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment

As seen in the below video, Trump pulled out his Spanish accent three times to pronounce Puerto Rico, in a way that a Puerto Rican might pronounce the name of the USA territory, during a Hispanic Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House on Friday, October 6.

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  • Mohammed Salah Stoppage Time Strike Takes Egypt To 2018 World Cup
Mohammed Salah Stoppage Time Strike Takes Egypt To 2018 World Cup

However, late on, Arnold Bouka-Moutou equalised for the hosts to stun the home fans. Egypt has qualified for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation after beating Republic of Congo 2-1 at home on Sunday. Their Argentina-born coach Hector Cuper had admitted the pressure to end their absence had seen him take medication for high blood press...

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  • Colin Kaepernick fully focused on football, refuses to give up NFL career
Colin Kaepernick fully focused on football, refuses to give up NFL career

According to CBS Sports, the Titans knew that Kaepernick was open to a workout with them after quarterback Marcus Mariota went down with an injury, but he was not invited for a meeting. President Donald Trump suggested in September that the NFL begin firing football players who refuse to stand. Trump's comments set off a wave of protests from fo...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. Headed For Surgery After Gruesome Ankle Injury
Odell Beckham Jr. Headed For Surgery After Gruesome Ankle Injury

Beckham Jr. clearly had tears in his eyes while being taken off the field, signaling the possible severity of this injury. It was the same ankle he injured in the preseason against the Cleveland Browns which caused him to miss Week 1. With the Giants falling to 0-5 after the loss to the Los Angeles Chargers , it would be surprising if Beckham pl...

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  • The Astros are completely dominating the Red Sox in the ALDS
The Astros are completely dominating the Red Sox in the ALDS

The worst, actually. If the Red Sox are going to beat the favored Houston Astros in the best-of-five American League Division Series , they probably need at least one victory from Sale, the perennial Cy Young Award candidate for whom they traded a big chunk of their farm system last December.

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  • World Cup 2018 Qualifiers' permutations for the Home Nations
World Cup 2018 Qualifiers' permutations for the Home Nations

And I don't mean in November when we play Germany and Brazil in friendlies, if we win or lose two games and everyone gets carried away. "But every good team has people who contribute all over the pitch". That in itself is an achievement, even if in finishing top of possibly the most unimaginably easy group in the history of European qualifica...

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  • Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston
Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston

The Boston Globe , quoting anonymous sources, reported that Paddock may have scouted Fenway Park and other Boston venues before settling on Vegas. Gov. Charlie Baker reiterated that there is no evidence of any threat to MA at the moment and that Las Vegas officials are the primary source of information.

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  • Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot
Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot

If Pulisic keeps playing as he has, if Altidore is incisive, if players like DeAndre Yedlin and Arriola churn with ferocity and drive, then maybe - just maybe - this entire World Cup cycle might turn out the way everyone hoped. "We needed a win, but the job's not done", Pulisic said. The U.S. was in such control that Arena pulled off Pulisic ...

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  • Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury
Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury

Morkel left the field after bowling 5.2 overs on Sunday's fourth day of play, during which he took the first two of three Bangladesh wickets which fell before the close. It's about being aggressive and being patient. Andile Phehlukwayo made his debut in the first Test, Duanne Olivier has just four Test caps, Parnell has accumulated five, whil...

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  • Gray vs. Bauer In Yankees - Indians ALDS Game 1
Gray vs. Bauer In Yankees - Indians ALDS Game 1

Cleveland right-hander Trevor Bauer made his major league debut with Arizona in 2012. Tomlin, in his final start before the postseason, allowed just a solo home run to White Sox catcher Rob Brantly in the fifth, striking out six Chicago batters in 5 1/3 innings of work.

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  • SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy'
SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy'

Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy and the European Commission have declared the election illegal. The European Parliament is set to debate the crisis in Catalonia on Wednesday amid mounting criticism of a deafening silence in Brussels .

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  • OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release
OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release

Arruti said that could change in the future. Keast said Simpson's final few nights in prison were spent in the infirmary, where he was alone with his cell door open. The board had to determine whether he was not a threat to society, and had served his time in prison without incident. Simpson said at his parole hearing he was ready to spend ...

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  • 'It's better than prison food'; Paroled OJ Simpson dines out at McDonald's
'It's better than prison food'; Paroled OJ Simpson dines out at McDonald's

The Goldman family has resumed its pursuit of a now-free O.J. Simpson with renewed efforts to collect on at least $33.5 million in a civil jury verdict awarded against the former football player following the deaths of Ronald Goldman along with Simpson's estranged wife a decade ago.

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  • How Jose Mourinho reacted to Romelu Lukaku's first touch from the bench
How Jose Mourinho reacted to Romelu Lukaku's first touch from the bench

If you want a comparison, Liverpool , who played Spartak on Tuesday night, a team below CSKA in the league, they couldn't get the job done. Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been in outstanding form in the early weeks of the campaign, but fatigue appeared to catch up with him as he struggled to make an impact against Cryst...

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  • Stanton goes down swinging in quest for 60
Stanton goes down swinging in quest for 60

Maeda (13-6) came on in the fourth inning as the third pitcher for the NL West champion Dodgers, and gave up two hits in two scoreless innings. "He's doing it in a ballpark that's not conducive to easy home runs". The Sherman-Jeter group will take over a team that finished last in the NL in attendance for the 12th time in the past 13 years, and the...

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  • Argentina striker Aguero to miss crucial World Cup qualifiers
Argentina striker Aguero to miss crucial World Cup qualifiers

Goal can confirm that Aguero has suffered a broken rib as a result of the accident that happened in the Netherlands, with the Argentine to be assessed by City medical staff on Friday. The Aguero blow comes after City discovered this week that France defender Benjamin Mendy ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in last weekend's...

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  • OJ freed from prison, could move to Florida
OJ freed from prison, could move to Florida

The BBC reports that OJ will now face up to five years supervised parole. After being found guilty of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in civil court proceedings in 1997, Simpson was ordered to pay a total of $33.5 million in punitive damages to their families.

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