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Hazard left out of Chelsea's Europa League squad

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West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere might be out for a long time following an ankle surgery, a statement from the club has said. I looked when we were playing and this team were a very good, organised team and with very good coaches. Wilshere was a former Arsenal player. Mateo Kovacic didn't travel for the game due to a dead leg that he sustained in the match against Cardiff , but he could return against West Ham on Sunday. Read More »

Vigil held for golfing champ (22) murdered while playing on Iowa course

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Collin Daniel Richards, 22, who authorities said has no known address, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of the 22-year-old golfer , Ames police said late Monday night. Officers reportedly recovered a knife and two pairs of bloody shorts, according to CBS . Court documents said she had been stabbed several times in the upper torso, head and neck. Read More »

Emery targets defensive stability as Arsenal claim win in Europa League opener

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But, in conceding to the Ukrainian Premier League outfit, Emery has yet to see his Arsenal side keep a clean sheet and he knows it is an area where the team need to sharpen up. "I think my performances in training are good". "But now the [priority] for us is a good performance and we spoke with every player, and with this situation with the goalkeepers , [we spoke] to explain the situation at the moment and continue working for each match to give us the performance". Read More »

Emre Can receives backlash for 'women' comment on Ronaldo red card

The debate over the justification for Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League red card in Juventus' 2-0 win against Valencia will probably outlast whatever suspension he receives from UEFA . UEFA have the power to extend Ronaldo's ban by one or more games, meaning he could also miss Juve's trip to Old Trafford later that month. However, Express Sport understands Juve are confident it won't get to that stage. Read More »

Browns rookie Baker Mayfield replaces Taylor in first half

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Mayfield, who was the top overall pick in the National Football League entry draft, came into the game late in the first half to replace injured starter Tyrod Taylor . At least 200 Bud Light cans were in each fridge. While Cleveland is undoubtedly enjoying the victory, Jackson will soon have to answer a tough question - ride Mayfield, or go back to Taylor when he recovers. Read More »

Patriots Sign WR Corey Coleman Back To Practice Squad

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On Wednesday morning, Gordon was listed on the roster, and the trade between the Patriots and the Cleveland Browns hit the transaction wire. "The history of Josh Gordon is beyond riddled with off-field issues, substance abuse, consistently letting the team down that drafted him and continually, time after time showed faith in him and brought him back". Read More »

Man City No2 Arteta: Guardiola disappointed with ban

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Guardiola will not be allowed any contact with his players or backroom staff inside the Etihad Stadium and will have to watch from the stands as City bid to make a winning start in Group F. "It is disappointing. We are usually strong at home". City, who won the Premier League with a record 100 points last season, have been made the early favourites for the Champions League . Read More »

Antonio Brown Skipped Steelers Team Meeting Monday Morning

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The Steelers are off from practice Tuesday, so Wednesday will be the next time to see if Brown's absence on Monday was more than just a one-off instance. It could also be due to a tweet from a former Steelers PR employee that insinuated Brown wasn't as good as he really is. According the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , which cited an unidentified team source, Brown won't be suspended for skipping Monday's team activities, though it's possible, even likely, he'll be fined. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Requests Trade Out Of Minnesota

Thibodeau reportedly still doesn't want to deal his star shooting guard, and may opt to keep him around for at least the start of the season to continue trying to mend fences - Minnesota is favored to still have Butler when the season starts for this reason. Read More »

Browns sign kicker Greg Joseph after New Orleans nightmare

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There was but one surety after the Cleveland Browns' latest devastating loss, on Sunday in New Orleans: they'd be looking for a new kicker . It's never the big stuff - the reminders of Brownsdom never come watching, say, Zane Gonzalez miss a field goal and then miss an extra point and then miss another extra point and then miss what would be the tying field goal. Read More »

Vikings sign Dan Bailey, waive Daniel Carlson

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Two of Carlson's misses came in overtime on Sunday, forcing the Vikings to settle for a 29-29 tie with the rival Packers. Zimmer was asked, "What went into the decision to let Carlson go?" After his first field goal attempt in OT sailed wide right, Minnesota went back to Carlson to kick a 35-yard would-be victor. Read More »

I feel sharp and fit - Kane plays down fatigue worries

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While Kane collected the Golden Boot in Russian Federation, the six goals came in his first three games and that was followed by a three-match barren run. Vorm tried to claw it onto the bar, but goal-line technology ruled it crossed the line in the 39th minute. Liverpool's second goal at Wembley came from a similar situation. Read More »

Neymar Smart To Protect Himself From Injury: Jurgen Klopp

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Salah has scored in two of his five Premier League games this season, and in five of his eight matches for club and country since the UEFA Champions League final for a total of six goals. The more he analysed Paris Saint-Germain , the more animated Liverpool's manager became. But we [also] want to play football and we want to win the ball. Read More »

Bills cornerback quits and retires in middle of game

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Following the game, Davis released a statement explaining that he physically wasn't simply cut out for the world of football anymore, and that he meant no disrespect to his teammates. "Let's be honest. Vonte Davis did exactly what every Bills fan did near the end of the first half", reads another. Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said he had never seen anything like it and called it "disrespectful". Read More »

Canelo wins middleweight title in narrow win over GGG

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Golovkin attempted to rally, rocking Alvarez with a stinging right hand in the 10th before pinning him on the ropes with a flurry of hooks. LA Lakers basketball player LeBron James: "One of the best fights I've ever seen!" Golovkin is motivated to hurt Alvarez. Read More »

The Browns No Longer Need Josh Gordon

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But the timing of the decision to get rid of the highly talented 27-year-old is odd, and the details are pretty vague. Gordon, who has played just 11 games since his remarkable 1,646 receiving-yard season in 2013 due to suspensions, will obviously be a gamble for whoever decides to acquire him. Read More »

Liverpool - Premier League - 15 September 2018

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Emre Can and Philippe Coutinho have since left Liverpool , too - Coutinho's sale raised in the region of £142m - while Jordan Henderson started this game on the bench, with Klopp selecting £52.75m summer purchase Naby Keita ahead of his captain. Read More »

Aussie cartoonist slammed over 'racist' portrayal of Serena Williams

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An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using - what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as - " racist and sexist tropes". Open win and her new game. "For now, I'm just sort of riding the wave". The controversial Serena Williams "angry baby" cartoon has been republished by The Herald Sun . Read More »

Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm Win 2018 WNBA Championship

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Stewart, who also scored 25 points in Game 2 of the finals, led Seattle to the WNBA's best record (26-8) while averaging 21.8 points and 8.4 rebounds this season. This team made a lot of great strides from last year to this year. She cited now knowing Toliver's favorite beer, getting to know the families and pets of her teammates, playing games like 'would you rather?' while waiting in airports. Read More »

Nine changes made for Switzerland friendly

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Marcus Rashford scored the game's only goal - his second in as many games for England after netting against Spain on Saturday. England's players did not hold back from criticising each other at halftime following a bad start to Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland and defender Danny Rose believes the exchange helped them improve and seal a 1-0 victory. Read More »

Novak Djokovic in support of Serena Williams regarding sexism row

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After a 2017 season in which Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal left tennis fans blinking in disbelief at their ability to turn back time and own majors as if they were in their 20s, Djokovic closed 2018 with a dominant performance against Juan Martin del Potro to claim his third U.S. Read More »