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Wenger exploring ways to include Mkhitaryan in Arsenal's starting XI

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And Dortmund coach Peter Stoger has recommended to his bosses that they sell the controversial striker this month to end the uncertainty surrounding his club. But he has been a regular in Arsenal's Europa League campaign, starting all six games and netting three times. The Gunners did bring in Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of the deal which saw Sanchez head to Manchester United last week. Read More »

NHL All-Star Recreation 2018: Gary Bettman on Olympics, goalie interference, increasing playoffs

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Burns' Pacific Division teammates, though, almost came through with a clean sweep of the other skills competition events at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, played in advance of Sunday's NHL All-Star Game . "He's assembled it (to be) not just one and done". "We're here now", the seven-time All-Star added. The Lightning will be represented by a league-leading four players in Sunday's game - Stamkos, goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy and forwards Nikita Kucherov and Bryden Point, a replacement ... Read More »

IPL player auction: Gautam Gambhir reunites with Delhi Daredevils

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The explosive Indian batsman needs no introduction when it comes to playing quick-fire knocks. DD had the last laugh when KXIP refused to use their RTM card. How does the IPL season work? Royal Challengers Bangalore: 49 crore rupees (£5.4m). He will fill the slot of Chris Gayle as the opener in the side. Read More »

Australian Open: Wozniacki Beats Halep To Win First Grand Slam Title

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Today is a dream come true. Twenty years after Petr Korda won his only grand slam title at the Australian Open , his 17-year-old son Sebastian lifted the junior title with a 7-6 (8/6) 6-4 victory over Tseng Chun Hsin. I hope it lasts a while, as so many other fabulous women's matches have in the previous year. It's just a tennis match in the end. "It's an emotional moment". Read More »

Tiger Woods makes PGA Tour cut for first time since 2015

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While Woods still searches for consistency, Palmer just needs to repeat what he's done over the first two rounds to earn his first PGA Tour win since 2010. A great drive, a fine second and two putts and he was gallantly through to the third and fourth rounds. The North Course used to be easier than the South, but was toughened up during a recent renovation. Read More »

Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia Tee Off at 2018 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic

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With two holes to play, he had a shot at Ernie Els's 24-year-old course record of 61, and more importantly, a chance to shoot the first-ever 59 on the European Tour . If someone had said to me at the start of the week you'd shoot 18 under par your first week back on, I thought, quite a hard golf course, I would have thought 18-under par would have a great chance to win. Read More »

Lyon trim PSG's Ligue 1 lead

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The Ligue 1 leaders were without the services of Neymar , who is nursing a thigh injury. They had conceded just one goal in 2018 and started today with Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappé manning their awesome attack. Nabil Fekir had given Lyon the lead withing the first three minutes before Layvin Kurzawa equalised deep into first-half injury time. Lyon nearly took immediate advantage of their numerical superiority when Mariano Diaz raced through on goal, but Areola ... Read More »

Dortmund reject Arsenal bid in excess of £50m for Aubameyang

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Arsenal's club officials have been in Germany as they attempt to negotiate a deal. The post was liked by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is the next player Arsenal have set their sights on. The Gabon worldwide is the best paid player at the Westfalenstadion, but it has been claimed that Arsenal are offering a contract worth €20m per year to the player, which will double his current wages. Read More »

Man United officially announce Alexis Sanchez

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An image appearing to show the Arsenal forward posing in a United shirt subsequently leaked on social media. According to journalist Duncan Castles, Mourinho may yet swoop for another player. The fearsome strike was Martial's ninth Premier League goal of the season and the Frenchman needs just two more to match his best record during his debut season. Read More »

Kyle Edmund clinches first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Australian Open

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Both players continued to remain assured behind their delivery until the 12th game of the second set when Edmund seized on an indifferent service game from Seppi to break the Italian for the second time and level the match at one-set all. "The belief just obviously grows as you get better results and go further in tournaments, naturally". It was a very good match. Edmund has one of the biggest forehands in the game and has troubled numerous leading players without quite making it over the ... Read More »

Texans DC Mike Vrabel is Titans 1st head coach interview

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After parting ways with Mike Mularkey , the Tennessee Titans have moved quickly to find a replacement. Vrabel has spent the past four seasons working as a coach and defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans . He started as the linebacker coach at Ohio State in 2011 and coached the defensive line from 2012-13. We want to build a culture around winning, competitiveness and toughness. Read More »

Pieters leads in Abu Dhabi as Johnson, McIlroy lurk

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Rory McIlroy shot a third-round 65 to be one behind the leaders at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Asked what his plan for Sunday was, McIlroy said: "Just go out and try and shoot the best score I possibly can". 14 is confident about adding trophies in the new season. "You're always thinking 59, you really are", Fitzpatrick said on Saturday. "Those are shots I worked on a lot over the last three months". Read More »

Griezmann ends goal drought, but Atletico held by Girona

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Barcelona have denied that they are plotting to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid . Barcelona have published a statement on their official website denying reports of a deal between the club and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann . Read More »

Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

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The pair of of former world No.1s will meet in the round of 32 on Saturday, with reigning French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko the only other woman still alive in the women's draw to have won a grand slam crown. So the 35 degree Celsius (95F) heat may have quickly forced a rethink as Sharapova burst out of the blocks in a hail of winners to roar through the first set in 23 minutes. Read More »

Tim Tebow invited to Mets spring training for second straight year

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Per the club's official announcement on Friday, he'll join a group of spring training invitees that includes top-30 prospects like Peter Alonso , P.J. The 2018 season will be Tebow's second full season in professional baseball. Eight of the nine players invited are former Binghamton Rumble Ponies players. Read More »

Robby Anderson charged with two felonies

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Police arrested Robby Anderson on Friday in Florida. Anderson was driving 'all over the roadway and failed to maintain a single lane on numerous occasions, ' according to the report. He was charged with resisting an officer with violence after outside the Rolling Loud Music Festival in May. He is due in court March 19 for that incident. Read More »

Salah advises Liverpool to sign Emerson Palmieri, £17m offer tipped

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The Premier League champions initially looked to revive their attempts to sign Alex Sandro from Juventus but once again they have been priced out of a move for the Brazil global, unwilling to meet his £60m valuation. "I have not planned a trip to Italy anytime soon, we are waiting for news". Liverpool have also been linked with a bid for the 23-year-old, who has been absent for most of this season in his attempts to come back from an anterior cruciate ligament injury he picked up in May. Read More »

Gymnast Simone Biles accuses ex-doctor of abuse

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It happened in London before my team and I won the gold medal. In court this week, it wasn't the first time Stephens shared details of her abuse. Stephens is the first of many survivors to confront her abuser. "They grow into strong women who return to destroy your world". "They say McKayla has 'always had the right to speak.' Not true". One of his accusers, former Olympian McKayla Maroney , settled a lawsuit against USA Gymnastics in 2016. Read More »

Neymar tears Dijon apart with four goals and two assists

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Neymar saved the best for last with his hat-trick goal, a dazzling solo effort, then substitute Mbappe wrapped up an eighth straight win for PSG before Neymar scored his fourth of the game from 12 yards despite his strike partner - and the Parc des Princes fans - calling for Cavani to take it. Read More »

Messi demands Barcelona star never plays for club again after shock loss

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I hope that all that does not happen at Camp Nou: "nobody should be insulted and things should not be thrown onto the pitch". Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as triple King's Cup holders Barcelona suffered a surprise 1-0 loss at city rivals Espanyol in a quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, ending an unbeaten run of 29 games in all competitions. Read More »

Thankful for Steelers Exit, Bengals Fans Are Donating to Blake Bortles' Charity

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More than 100 fans had donated to the Blake Bortles Foundation as of Tuesday afternoon. Jaguars fans weren't the only ones rooting against the Steelers this past weekend. Earlier this year, Buffalo Bills fans donated generously to the Bengals' Andy Dalton Foundation after Cincinnati knocked off the Baltimore Ravens , clearing the way for the Bills' first trip to the playoffs in 17 years. Read More »

India crashes to 35-3, facing series defeat in South Africa

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Number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara earned a very forgettable distinction of being the first player to be runout both times in a Test match in nearly 18 years. And as I said in the presentation as well, South Africa did that better than us. Definitely so, after South Africa captain Faf du Plessis pointed out that the opportunities to do that to a No 1 team doesn't arrive often, and that his team - despite having the series in their pocket, some exhausted legs notwithstanding - ... Read More »

Eagles welcome fans to wear 'underdog' masks vs. Vikings

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No. 1 seeds, as the Eagles are this year, are 8-0 the last eight times they've reached an NFC or AFC title game. The Eagles shouldn't care that "nobody" thought they would win. In the end, having the better defense from beginning to end, and not the more pedigreed QB, allowed the Vikings and Eagles to squeak by the Saints and Falcons, respectively. Read More »