• Cristiano Ronaldo red card: Ronaldo confident he WILL play against Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo red card: Ronaldo confident he WILL play against Manchester United

The red card - which was given for an off-the-ball clash with Jeison Murillo - triggers an automatic one-game ban - ruling him out of the home match against Young Boys . The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body may extend the mandatory one-match ban. I just heard that he said it was because of hair pulling.

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  • Juventus prepare player plus cash deal for Manchester United superstar
Juventus prepare player plus cash deal for Manchester United superstar

Where do you think Man United will finish this season? Having lost consecutive games to Brighton and Tottenham, United's win followed a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor prior to the global break. The Reds Devils open their Champions League group campaign against Young Boys on Wednesday night. "But no, in the beginning of the second half ...

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  • Browns 21, Jets 17 | 19-game winless streak finally ends for Cleveland
Browns 21, Jets 17 | 19-game winless streak finally ends for Cleveland

And so ends Cleveland's 19-game winless streak, the NFL's second-longest since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. Mayfield entered the game with the Browns down 14-0 and 1:42 remaining in the first half after Taylor was hurt. Taylor had a miserable game before his exit, completing only 4 of 14 passes for 19 yards while being sacked four times. Mayfield...

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  • Jimmy Butler Prefers Clippers For Trade, Downplays Fractured Relationship With Towns
Jimmy Butler Prefers Clippers For Trade, Downplays Fractured Relationship With Towns

Butler reportedly wants to showcase himself in a big city while Leonard seemingly wants both to be in Los Angeles but remain out of the spotlight . "I think just hearing the balance, it's just a ways away, man", Irving said earlier this summer when talking about a season of 'will he or won't he?' in regards to his future.

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  • Man City suffer surprise home loss to Lyon in Champions League
Man City suffer surprise home loss to Lyon in Champions League

City suffered a 2-1 defeat to Lyon at home in what was arguably the biggest upset of the first matchday. When a pass by the Brazilian midfielder was intercepted around the halfway line, Lyon charged forward. "To concede two goals like we did is very frustrating", Stones said. "The second half we tweaked a few things to try to control better...

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  • Ronaldo controversially sent off, Lyon stun Man City in Champions League matches
Ronaldo controversially sent off, Lyon stun Man City in Champions League matches

The 33-year-old directly contributed to half of Real Madrid's Champions League goals between 2009-10 and 2017-18, coming top of the goalscorer charts in each of the last six seasons. VAR was also used at the World Cup in Russian Federation this year. Joao Cancelo hit the crossbar and was then fouled by Daniel Parejo as he tried to get on the ...

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  • What's the deal? Butler reportedly requests trade from Timberwolves
What's the deal? Butler reportedly requests trade from Timberwolves

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Butler's three choices are the New York Knicks , Brooklyn Nets , and the Los Angeles Clippers . Technically, Butler is now signed through the 2019-20 season, but he has a player option for that final year and will nearly certainly opt out of the deal.

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  • Steelers' Tomlin disciplines Brown for missing Monday's meeting
Steelers' Tomlin disciplines Brown for missing Monday's meeting

It seems like the storm around Brown might be calming down a bit. Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, attributed his Monday absence to a personal matter, and Tomlin told reporters Tuesday that he meant to meet with Brown on Wednesday. So he wants to make every play and catch every ball and every touchdown, which is what every player wants to do". To...

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  • Jose Mourinho issued Young Boys challenge ahead of Champions League tie
Jose Mourinho issued Young Boys challenge ahead of Champions League tie

Some clubs would have wallowed in the pain. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted that the ace wouldn't be able to take part if the game was on Monday night. Mbappe certainly has the German's respect as Liverpool enquired about him in the summer of 2017 when it became clear he was leaving Monaco. "I can't say if he will be available for t...

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  • New England Patriots get Josh Gordon in trade with Cleveland Browns
New England Patriots get Josh Gordon in trade with Cleveland Browns

The latest outgoing member was Corey Coleman , who signed last week but was inactive Sunday against the Jaguars and released Monday to make room for Gordon. "There were things that we do not want to have happen here", Jackson said. Despite his hamstring issue, Gordon is considered healthy enough to play Sunday for the Patriots against the Detro...

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  • Maurizio Sarri says City and Liverpool are better than Blues
Maurizio Sarri says City and Liverpool are better than Blues

Kane's efficiency in 2016-17 was unusually high by his or any other recent Premier League standards; in the six seasons since Hazard signed for Chelsea in the summer of 2012 the shot conversion rate of the Golden Boot victor has generally fallen just below the 20 percent mark, effectively one goal scored for every five shots taken.

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  • US Open Champion Naomi Osaka Is Nissan's Newest Ambassador
US Open Champion Naomi Osaka Is Nissan's Newest Ambassador

In 2006, the family moved from Long Island to Pembroke Pines, Florida, where the homeschooled girls spent their days practicing on the public courts. Here's a woman who is trying to return to the top ranks of tennis after having a child.

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  • Things We Learned From Liverpool's Dominant Win Over Tottenham Hotspur
Things We Learned From Liverpool's Dominant Win Over Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool are now top of the Premier League table, having won all five of their opening games of the new season - the first time the club have done so since 1990. The days when we expected them to race along the flanks and send crosses into the box are long gone, with these spectacular superstars now playing higher up the pitch and drifting insi...

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  • 5 teams who could take the risk and bring in Josh Gordon
5 teams who could take the risk and bring in Josh Gordon

The New England Patriots are at least looking into Josh Gordon. Although, Gordon played just five games that year due to suspensions. But he missed all of 2015 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. It's been a hell of a journey with you guys. And according to Schefter, Gordon injured that hamstring at a " promotional shoot ". "I wish ...

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  • Herald Sun reprints Serena cartoon
Herald Sun reprints Serena cartoon

Osaka had just won her first Grand Slam title after defeating the 23-time major victor Serena Williams at the U.S. Open on Saturday. For its Wednesday edition, the Herald Sun filled its front page with cartoons, including the contentious Williams image, along with likenesses of United States president Donald Trump , North Korean leader Kim...

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  • Tottenham v Liverpool — Big Match Focus
Tottenham v Liverpool — Big Match Focus

Premier League football will return with a bang after the global break this weekend, with Tottenham and Liverpool locking horns at Wembley in Saturday's lunch-time kick-off. "It's not to be focussed and right in one game and then the job is done, football the energy is 10 months you need to be ready and its tough, yes, but in our contract and ou...

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  • Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong
Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has opened up about his relationship with Mesut Ozil after there were reports of a bust-up at the start of the season. "They can play a counter-attacking game, and a possession game, because they have enough quality". Both Matt Ritchie and Jonjo Shelvey were missing before the worldwide break but the manager re...

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  • US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy
US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy

The Japanese player won $3.8million, and told Ellen while she did not own a auto, she would prefer to spend her prize money on her parents. In becoming her country's first ever Grand Slam singles champion, Osaka, the daughter of a Haitian father and Japanese mother, is also helping break new ground in Japan as her biracial identity challenges...

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  • Zidane Has Already Held Talks With Man United Over Job
Zidane Has Already Held Talks With Man United Over Job

One job that the World Cup victor continues to be linked with is Jose Mourinho's at Manchester United . Mourinho was adamant on bringing another centre-back to Old Trafford, with Harry Maguire also viewed as a target. "Everything has to fall in place to top this club, if I do it". Rashford has struggled for time on the pitch at United this s...

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  • Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee
Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee

Rodgers said he is feeling "a little better every day", but is "pretty sore". "We'll see what tomorrow brings". Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was not shy about the fact his team will be preparing for the future Hall of Fame quarterback.

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  • England 1-0 Switzerland: Danny Rose says first half performance was 'embarrassing'
England 1-0 Switzerland: Danny Rose says first half performance was 'embarrassing'

Southgate has raised concerns over the lack of opportunities afforded to English players in the Premier League , making the pool he has to select from ever shallower. Harry's in that bracket where if he's not scoring sometimes he can look a bit sluggish and even just mentally it would do him good. "We know how exciting he is and we know he is goin...

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  • Serena Williams incident has umpires talking boycott
Serena Williams incident has umpires talking boycott

Osaka's breakthrough triumph in NY was overshadowed by an explosive row between her opponent Williams and umpire Carlos Ramos which resulted in the 23-times Grand Slam champion being docked a game and fined $17,000. If the contract goes through, this would be the biggest deal the sportswear giant has ever given to a female tennis player and i...

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  • Packers' McCarthy says team awaiting more info on Rodgers
Packers' McCarthy says team awaiting more info on Rodgers

They reached the playoffs for eight straight seasons before going 7-9 last season, when Rodgers missed nine games because of a broken collarbone. He had it on as he was leaving Lambeau Field on Monday afternoon. "I felt like once I got back out there, when the adrenaline was going, it loosened up a little bit", Rodgers said. "Obviously, that's a ...

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  • Nadal injury sends del Potro to U.S. Open final
Nadal injury sends del Potro to U.S. Open final

Del Potro , whose own injury troubles have been well-documented, will therefore get a chance to repeat his 2009 triumph in NY. In Friday's other semi-final, Djokovic will try to extend the form that has seen him win 24 of his last 26 matches, an impressive run that includes titles at Wimbledon and the US Open tune-up event in Cincinnati.

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  • Harry Kane rages at referee as Spain puncture England's feel-good factor
Harry Kane rages at referee as Spain puncture England's feel-good factor

A near capacity 90,000 crowd at Wembley came to show their appreciation of England's run to the semi-finals in Russian Federation for the first time in 28 years. "That's why we want to win every match, but we are playing against a Spain team which didn't meet their expectations at the World Cup and are highly motivated now".

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  • Rodgers returns after scary injury, leads Packers to victory
Rodgers returns after scary injury, leads Packers to victory

Rodgers was later carted off the field, but would return to the field for the Packers after halftime. But still, on one leg, he was still Aaron Rodgers and he put together a few magnificent drives to get Green Bay back in the game. He had two opportunities to win the game in the final minutes after outside linebacker Clay Matthews' very bad rou...

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  • Eagles Use Patriots' Verision Of 'Philly Special' Against Falcons
Eagles Use Patriots' Verision Of 'Philly Special' Against Falcons

The Falcons will return to Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sunday, September 16th against the Carolina Panthers. Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins addressed the joyous crowd, with fans on the field behind him and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie with the Lombardi trophy in hand beside him.

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  • Djokovic, Del Potro set for clash of styles in US Open final
Djokovic, Del Potro set for clash of styles in US Open final

Open past year because of a right elbow injury, as the last man standing to defend the "Big Four's" title streak against a man who had broken it once before. In the immediate aftermath of Djokovic's victory, he embraced del Potro at the net in a heartwarming show of class and respect between the friends and foes.

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  • Sergio Ramos wants world to fall in love with Spain again
Sergio Ramos wants world to fall in love with Spain again

Luis Enrique labelled Spain captain Sergio Ramos as a "chosen one" who has surpassed all expectations during the coach's first worldwide meet-up. I never wanted to hurt a colleague on the pitch. The hosts took Spain all the way to penalty shootout and won. Isco, meanwhile, says Real Madrid are not missing Cristiano Ronaldo just yet. "He...

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  • Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit
Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit

Del Potro , who has also had his career disrupted by injuries, was not happy to get the victory the way he did but the big-hitting Argentine will now get a chance to raise a Grand Slam trophy nine years after his first. "I love to play with Rafa because he's the biggest fighter in this sport". I have tremendous expect for him. Nadal's challenge l...

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  • Areola saves France in draw with Germany
Areola saves France in draw with Germany

Joachim Loew has kept his job with Germany despite World Cup disaster this summer (Picture: Getty Images)When is Germany vs France? The hope is that by playing regular games in the Nations League , Canada will improve and be able to test itself ahead of next year's Gold Cup and the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

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  • Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout:
Seahawks' Earl Thomas Ends Holdout: "The Disrespect Has Been Well Noted"

Thomas wrote, "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten". That likelihood, apparently, is enough to keep the Cowboys brass from ponying up whatever pot-sweeteners Seattle now wants. The Seahawks insist they are not willing to give away Thomas, who has held out of training camp because of his contract, a source told Schefter on Sa...

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  • Smiling Sevastova prepared for bombardment in maiden slam semi
Smiling Sevastova prepared for bombardment in maiden slam semi

The most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. "I need to play my best match of the tournament if I want to keep having chances to stay in the tournament". Her frustration became apparent, whether she was gesturing to her coach, staring in annoyance at deep balls that bounced off the baseline, or just screaming out in gener...

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  • Serena Williams surges into US Open final with win over Anastasija Sevastova
Serena Williams surges into US Open final with win over Anastasija Sevastova

The No. 20 seed continued what's been a largely dominant run through the draw by winning in just 57 minutes, the third time in her five matches she didn't even have to play an hour. Meanwhile, two-time US Open champion Djokovic will be playing in his 11th consecutive semi-final in NY, just two months after defying the odds to lift a 13th major ...

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers roundtable: Thoughts on Le’Veon Bell’s absence
Pittsburgh Steelers roundtable: Thoughts on Le’Veon Bell’s absence

Bell has not stepped foot in the Steelers' facilities in nearly eight months. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has made it no secret that he wants to face, and sack, Roethlisberger, after not getting the opportunity to play against him past year.

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  • Mike Tomlin Shares New Details On Star RB Le’Veon Bell
Mike Tomlin Shares New Details On Star RB Le’Veon Bell

Although the team expected Bell to skip training camp after he didn't get the long-term contract he wanted in July, the Steelers were blindsided when Bell made a decision to skip the team's first practice of Week 1 on Monday. Could be a week, as it was previous year. "My focus is on this team and who is here ", Heyward said, via the Pittsburgh P...

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  • Matic: Business as usual for us and Mourinho
Matic: Business as usual for us and Mourinho

In contrast, there was a demonstration by fans against the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward with a plane flown over the Lancashire ground towing a banner that read: " Ed Woodward , a specialist in failure". His attitude towards both the media and the team itself has raised a few questions, regarding whether or not he actually wants to b...

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  • Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to enter US Open semis
Rafael Nadal survives Dominic Thiem scare to enter US Open semis

When the match was finished, Nadal hopped over the net and embraced his good friend Thiem. "I said to Dominic I am sorry". "Suffering is the right word (for the match)". Thiem was broken serving for the set and then could not hold on for the tie-break, saving two set points but not a third after planting a volley wide with the whole of the cour...

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  • Soccer Corner: Mourinho needs to complain less, attack more at MU
Soccer Corner: Mourinho needs to complain less, attack more at MU

But of course it would be fantastic to win there, to feel that emotion at Old Trafford and it would be fantastic for the team. "We lost a game because we conceded a goal from the first corner of the match against us", he said. "Everyone in the dressing room is really sad, especially after the first half we had and especially a big thank you to th...

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  • Kyrgios defends umpire for controversial pep talk during win
Kyrgios defends umpire for controversial pep talk during win

Thursday's freakish scenes prompted an outcry on social media, with the umpire criticised for his role in how events panned out. The Australian said: " I'm not sure it was encouragement . "Lahyani's conduct during Thursday's second-round match involving Nick Kyrgios and Pierre-Hugues Herbert went beyond protocol ", the U.S. Open said in a stat...

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