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Last-place Orioles face first-place Red Sox

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Mookie Betts has done just about everything for the Red Sox this season. Travis singled, Smoak hit an RBI double, and Grichuk hit his 16th homer of the season. Red Sox fans, you can personally thank the Astros for throwing away their integrity by trading Ken Giles to the Blue Jays for Roberto Osuna, because now Giles, the disaster artist, is the late-innings guy for Toronto . Read More »

The reason why Jerome Boateng turned down Man United move revealed

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Boateng has been linked with French Champions Paris Saint Germain, for quite some time now. Three top European clubs are said to be in the running to sign Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng . If the Bundesliga champions are to receive an offer for Boateng around €30m, then they should take the money and run. After moving to the Bavarians in 2011, Boateng developed into one of the world's best defenders, but the relationship between him and Bayern has suffered over the years. Read More »

Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea

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Jorginho's arrival saw N'Golo Kante move into a slightly more advanced role, and while he adapted characteristically well, popping up at the back post to volley home the opener in the 34th minute, Chelsea struggled to play through midfield. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for Juventus today, albeit in the pre-season friendly, against a Juventus B team. "I feel great. Everything is good, the test was good, people around the stadium, the fans, the people in the training ground are very nice with me". Read More »

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Huddersfield: Kepa, Jorginho make Premier League debut

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The Italy worldwide, who was shaking his head in disbelief at Hazard's ability, made an immediate beeline for his new teammate as he got back on his feet. One striker who will not be scoring goals for Chelsea this season is Michy Batshuayi, who has joined Valencia on a season-long loan. "We will prepare for our matches and fight with him on our side". Read More »

Liverpool's Loris Karius thanks fans for warm reception in friendly

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Naby Keita will help to further bolster Klopp's midfield after his £48m move to Liverpool FC from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig. 'Why not? He's a top player and he's gone to a top club, it's all good'. "I think everyone knew from his first interview he spoke very good English so the settling-in period is over for him and I think he is very much part of the squad", Robertson added. Read More »

West Ham sign Arsenal striker Lucas Perez

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The Spaniard has teamed up with former colleague Wilshere after securing a deadline day move to join West Ham . He has previous experience in England with Aston Villa from 2014 to 2016 and says he is looking forward to another chance having suffered relegation with Villa. Read More »

Chasing Premier League records no motivation for Guardiola

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At the other end of the scale, Tottenham did not spend a penny or sign a single player, while Crystal Palace were also frugal spenders with £9.5m on three players - including scooping Schalke youngster Max Meyer on a free transfer. For the first time since the summer transfer window was introduced 15 years ago, one team spent nothing: Tottenham Hotspurs . But strong performances in Russian Federation weren't a necessity when it came to Premier League clubs deciding whether to spend ... Read More »

Derby County make Malone their eighth summer signing

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The summer has seen nine new players welcomed at Pride Park under new manager Frank Lampard , with young and hungry players adding to the seasoned veterans on the team. Bryson admitted that the Rams were unable to play out Lampard's plan on the pitch despite a stunning free-kick from Tom Lawrence that curved past Bailey Peacock-White to even the score. Read More »

Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

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India were 107 all-out in just 35.2 overs. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (29) top-scored for the visitors even as the English pacers used the overcast conditions well, with Anderson emerging the wrecker-in-chief to pick 5/20. would have doubtless backed themselves to make early inroads. What's done is done, though, and India will look for a disciplined bowling performance to get back into the game. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard pens thank you letter to fans, Spurs

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Leonard's opening statement is about as Leonard as it gets. Kawhi reportedly said he has been "going back and forth over the last few weeks trying to figure out the right things to say". Though some are more heartfelt and less robotic, thank-you letters by traded players rarely say much significantly. The star forward, along with fellow forward Danny Green , was traded to the Raptors in July in return for DeMar DeRozan , Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick. Read More »

Wolves approach Leicester City for Danny Simpson

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Adama Traore has completed his move to Wolves. Loan moves have been touted for defender Kortney Hause and possibly Bright Enobakhare but Wolves will wait and see who they bring in first before letting anyone go, with the EFL loan deadline not closing until the end of the month. Read More »

PGA Championship: Final round tee times, pairings for Sunday at Bellerive

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Dustin Johnson has five birdies in a six-hole stretch on his second nine, sending the world's top-ranked player to 4 under for his second round at the PGA Championship . Open, but that's not going to make it feel like a bigger event. McIlroy returned to complete a bogey-free effort, carding all three birdies on his scorecard on Saturday for a 67 to leave himself plenty of work to do over the weekend at seven shots off the pace. Read More »

History made at Lord's as rain prevents play on day one

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Both Kohli and Rahane survived the early jitters from the English pacers to start the rebuilding work with a 34-run fourth wicket stand before the in-form India captain fell to Chris Woakes . After a delay of more than two hours, the players returned for 12 balls, during which Kohli and Pujara groped around trying to find the ball as Anderson and Stuart Broad terrorised them under leaden skies. Read More »

Young batsman Oliver Pope called up for Lords Test

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Both Moeen Ali and James Porter, who were released for their respective county teams after not being included in the playing XI at Edgbaston, have been retained. "I've had a great season so far and I am feeling confident enough to go out there and perform well". "Against South Africa past year, there was quite a lot of spin that came into play and when we played India here previously, spin came into it in the second innings. Read More »

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

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This week represents a last shot for some of these top players to make their 2018 with a victory. "If he could go ahead and win another major with his fifth golf swing, I mean, that's unbelievable". "I've had a good run of putting myself in contention in a lot of events and a lot of the big events, and it just so far hasn't happened", Fleetwood said. Read More »

Laurent Koscielny named Arsenal's main captain by head coach Unai Emery

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Arsenal also signed veteran defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner - who is the Switzerland captain - and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who are also seen as strong personalities both on and off the pitch. "We need two things: quality players, which we have, and then organisation". Emery is set to keep Laurent Koscielny as his captain. I repeat: "organised, then play". Read More »

Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley electrify in their preseason debuts

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In two drives, Taylor went 5-of-5 for 99 yards, including a 36-yard TD down the seam to TE David Njoku (more on him shortly), for a flawless passer rating (158.3). Martin also caught two passes for 11 yards to make for an impressive debut. Browns GM John Dorsey and Hue Jackson believe that Antonio Callaway didn't smoke marijuana last weekend, but spoke with the rookie receiver on Tuesday night and warned him in no uncertain terms "that these types of things can't be tolerated". Read More »

Chelsea midfielder ‘very close’ to sealing move away from the Blues

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The Toffees may have taken a while to get going in the transfer window, but have now added three signings after securing Joao Virginia, Lucas Digne and Richarlison. Chelsea travel to Huddersfield for their first game of the season on Saturday. Everton are reportedly keen on Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko. The presence of Danny Drinkwater on the bench instead suggested that Sarri is likely to use the Englishman more than he would make use of Bakayoko in the coming season. Read More »

College basketball coach charged in fatal LIC assault

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Jones turned himself over to police on Thursday and has since faced court charged with assault. When the man allegedly banged on Jones' auto, the second-year Wake Forest coach reportedly punched him. His attorney calls the encounter a "tragic accident". Wake Forest had no immediate comment, the AP reported. The head of the victim, Sandor Szabo, "hit the pavement when he fell back and he lost consciousness", NY police said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports . Read More »

Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes join Everton

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Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. Mina had been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United following an impressive 2018 World Cup with Colombia, but Everton secured his signature. Read More »

New NCAA Basketball Rule Allows Players To Return To School If Undrafted

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I'm not saying they don't care about the school or their coaches or their teammates, but positioning themselves for a career in professional basketball is the objective, and anything else is a distant second. The agent's work would stop if the player enrolls in or returns to college. "There's a lot of stuff that needs to be worked out", Calipari added. The NCAA will establish a fund to assist schools otherwise unable to provide this aid. Read More »

Kelvin Benjamin complimented Panthers WR after preseason game

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Benjamin didn't shake it, and although Panthers linebacker tried to intervene, Newton waved him off and kept the conversation going. He called the team a "bad fit from the get-go". Benjamin was traded to Buffalo during the season previous year. After some more choice words, both players walked away with Newton waving him away. Coming off a 9-8 straight up and 9-6-2 against the spread season, the Buffalo Bills open the 2018 preseason with a full-fledged quarterback battle. Read More »

Improved Liverpool need to be more clinical for title tilt, says Klopp

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It's about what we make of it, how often we deliver, how often we bring ourselves in a mood to fight against all these Premier League teams who want to have our points'. Liverpool have strengthened heavily with the likes of Keita. Klopp admits there could be further departures from Anfield, with the transfer window still open in Spain, France and Germany. Read More »

Washington Redskins rookie running back Derrius Guice out for season

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Guice was injured in Washington's preseason opener at New England on Thursday night and could be seen on the sideline with ice on his knee. The Redskins said Guice, who was taken in the second round of the National Football League draft out of LSU, was expected to make a full recovery and was looking forward to playing in 2019. Read More »

Peter Crouch tips Jack Grealish for England if he joins Tottenham

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Therefore, it seems all of Tottenham's eggs are in the basket of Grealish with less than six days to go until the transfer window slams shut. The 22-year-old is an attacking midfielder who has become a key player for Championship side Villa, but that has seen Premier League clubs circle for him. Read More »