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Hammers snap up Arbeloa

The Spanish World Cup victor, who also won Euro 2012 with his country, left Real Madrid at the end of last season and West Ham have snapped him up for nothing. According to a regular info column on the club's official website, a "top Spanish World ...

Broncos closing in on quarterback verdict; Gary Kubiak impressed by Trevor Siemian

But overall his turnover troubles have been much less worrisome than Sanchez's. The perception changed, though, once we actually got to the preseason . However, they probably also recognize that his floor is higher than Lynch's right not and that ...

Sergio Aguero: Man City star could be banned for Man United derby

Winston was off and Calleri still didn't come on. Both forwards have started the new season quite brilliantly, with bookmarkers already tipping them for a close race to the 2016/17 Premier League Golden Boot. "It's always better to win as much as p...

Cristiano Ronaldo bags Best Player in the Europe award

It was a fantastic season, and I have to say thank you to Real Madrid, the players, the whole structure and the Portuguese national team too, because we had an unbelievable season, an unbelievable tournament. I hope I can win more titles. "But it wou...

Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada

Five players are bunched at 8 under, including Rio silver medallist Lydia Ko of New Zealand, and first-round leader Chella Choi of Korea. Jutanugarn, a 20-year-old Bangkok native, is now No. Jutanugarn was forced to withdraw from the women's even...

Top 5: Premier League Players of the Weekend

James Milner capped a dominant first-half display by Liverpool by converting a 43rd-minute penalty after Roberto Firmino was tripped by Erik Lamela. Willian was back for Chelsea after recovering from a calf injury and the Brazil winger doubled ...

Arsenal, €61m for Lucas & Mustafi

Everton are still hopeful of a deal but reports in Spain suggest Arsenal are strong favourites to sign the player. He said: " After [Sir Alex Ferguson] retired and we played [Manchester United] over there he sent a message to me to come up and ha...

Bravo's debut for City could come against United

He was also voted Copa America's best goalkeeper in 2015 and 2016 as well as earning a place in the Team of the Tournament each time. Guardiola, however, made clear he feels Bravo fits the bill in terms of the ball-playing keeper he is looking for,...

Barcelona signs goalkeeper Cillessen, sells Bravo to City

City sporting director Txiki Begiristain spoke to the press, and he finally confirmed what will happen with Hart. It follows England manager Sam Allardyce admitting earlier this week that it would be hard for him to pick Hart if he is not a regular...

Josh Gordon Trade Rumors: NFL Teams Inquire About Browns' Receiver; Eagles Interested?

Josh Gordon hasn't played for the Cleveland Browns since 2014, and some National Football League teams are hoping that he never suits up for the Browns in 2016. "No. you can't look at it that way", Griffin said . He was suspended for 10 games in 2...

Olympics protest runner fails to return to Ethiopia

Silver medal Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa, crosses his arms as he celebrates on the podium after the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. Despite his protest, the Ethiopian government reportedly stated that...

Michael Phelps announces retirement on TODAY: 'This time I mean it'

Phelps had become the youngest American swimmer at the age of 15 to participate at the 2002 Olympic games in Sydney. They were most common in gymnastics under the old 10-point judging system, which also produced the only four-way tie, for men's vau...

US wins third straight gold in men's basketball at Rio Games

There were some close calls in Rio , but the United States' 10-year winning streak in worldwide tournaments stands at 53 games. Kevin Durant scored 30 points and helped the USA jump to a huge lead by halftime. They dropped three games in the group...

Men And Women's Basketball Teams Win Olympic Gold

It's easy to suggest a glorified All-Star team should just walk over their opponents, but in practice it's a lot more complicated. France could pair Rudy Gobert with dynamic backcourt playmakers like Evan Fournier, who sat out the summer after gett...

#UFC202: Diaz 'a hell of a competitor', says Conor McGregor

The previous record was held by Brock Lesnar, who received $2.5 million for his heavyweight encounter against Mark Hunt this past July. Undisputed UFC featherweight champion McGregor was stunned by Diaz in March, forced into submission at UFC 196 ...

For 10 teams, Rio provided a first feel of Olympic gold

The end of the marathon race also spelt the end of India's campaign in this Brazilian city where they ended up with a disappointing medal tally of one silver (P V Sindhu in women's singles in badminton) and one bronze (woman 58kg category wrestler Sa...

Paul's Gwen Jorgensen wins women's Rio Olympic triathlon gold medal

Her background in both sports made for an easy transition into the triathlon and her first Olympics four years ago. 'Those two, just thinking about all the investments they put into me, thinking about the four years, and it all came down to one d...

US women cruise to gold in 4x400 relay

It's the sixth consecutive gold medal for the US in this event. The team ended up running the second-fastest trial and found themselves in the final. But replays showed that a Brazilian runner bumped Felix as she entered the exchange zone. The ot...

Ranieri refuses to cry foul over penalties

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Premier League soccer match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull, England, Saturday Aug. Past year I sat in the away end of the Emirates ...

US, Cuban boxers fight for bantamweight gold

It was also better than the lone bronze medal won by Deontay Wilder at heavyweight in 2008 Beijing games. American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather - now a promoter - said this week that Stevenson , the oldest of nine siblings from a tough area of...

U.S. beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

USA standout Allyson Felix captured her fifth career gold medal in the race. They already picked up a 103-63 win over Spain during the qualifying portion of the Olympics. Some people and journalists like to refer to any USA men's Olympic basketba...

Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot upsets Ayana Almaz in 5000m final

Cheruiyot won Kenya's first ever women's gold medal over the distance, cementing her legacy as a long-distance great. Cheruiyot, 32, had been the almost woman in her last three Olympic finals, winning two silver medals and one bronze , but she...

Team GB gold rush continues as Charlotte Dujardin triumphs in dressage

Dujardin added to her legacy after two golds at London 2012 in the team dressage and individual dressage - both with Valegro . I can't even tell you what it is like to ride him. Going fourth from last in the order, Dujardin had no way of knowing i...

Rio 2016: Esposito wins surprise gold for Australia in women's modern pentathlon

Her final combined time of 12min, 10.19sec took her points total to an Olympic record of 1,372 and the gold. To make sure to not miss a second of the Women's Modern Pentathlon, please make great use of the available live stream on NBCOlympics.c...

Salute The Come Back Queen Sakshi Malik Rio Olympics Bronze

Indians were ecstatic on Thursday after female wrestler Sakshi Malik opened India's account at the Rio Olympic Games just three days ahead of the closing ceremony. Thereafter, it was no looking back for the Indian girl and she took the opponent dow...

Andy Murray moved to tears after retaining Olympic title at Rio 2016

In the 4th set del Potro put up a decent resistance making Murray push himself to the edge in order to secure the gold. From Juan Martin del Potro , who earned the silver, losing to Murray 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the last on Sunday. After the matc...

Yankees' callups make deep impact in debut

Aaron Judge , one of the New York Yankees' top prospects, homered twice in his first weekend in the majors in a polarizing start to his big league career. "I was ecstatic on deck", Judge said of Austin's opposite field home run. The others, includi...

Brazil women beat US, ending Walsh Jennings' golden run

Walsh Jennings and Ross hung around despite being out-served in the first set, getting the score to 20-20 before the Brazilians scored two straight points to close it out. Agatha and Barbara targeted her throughout the match. They continually ...

The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln addresses cliffhanger backlash

Erickson also previewed Nick and Luciana's relationship, saying, "I wouldn't say that he potentially finds love, but he does find in Luciana a woman who has become orphaned in a way - but not by choice". F*ck yeah. It's finally time to hear Negan's ...

Neymar leads Brazil into gold-medal game

Neymar will once again be burdened with the hopes of the home nation when Brazil will face Honduras . Honduras , seeking their first football medal in the Olympics, were inferior to a South Korea side that had 16 shots, compared to six for the...

US Open: Juan Martin del Potro and Laura Robson given wildcards

Murray then broke Del Potro for the match in the next game when for all the world it had looked like going into a fifth set. The Briton could barely lift his arms to celebrate and is now heading to Cincinnati for this week's Western and Southern Ope...

Team USA to face Argentina in men's basketball quarterfinals

Instead, Argentina have drawn the short straw and will face the daunting task of taking down a US team riding a 22-game Olympic win streak in their quest for a third straight Olympic gold medal. All four quarterfinal games will take place on Wednes...

Rio Olympics 2016: Mo Farah recovers from fall to defend 10000m title

The Somalian-born Muslim recovered from a mid-race fall to successfully defend his Olympic 10,000 metres title at the Rio Games. "I'd promised my older daughter Rihanna I was going to get a medal for her and in my mind I was thinking I can't let he...

Russian warplanes take off from Iran to target IS in Syria

In January, Russia and Iran signed a military cooperation deal focused on training and fighting terrorism. The commission also documented scores of civilians dying in government-held areas, as coalitions of armed groups including Ahrar al-Sham,...

Gymnastics: Biles wins record-equaling fourth gold with floor victory

Biles was later adopted by her dad and stepmother and was also helped raised by her grandparents. Biles has already earned three golds and a bronze, though her chance to become the first female gymnast to capture five golds in a single Olympics e...

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Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid

Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds. Atletico has been hit with a transfer ban that prohibits them from sig...

Royals beat Blue Jays, at .500 for first time since April

The two defeats to the Royals guaranteed a loss in the three-game series and the Jays are now winless in their past four (0-2-2.) Prior to that, they were 7-3-2 in their previous 1...

North Korea might host 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, Seoul says

Choi said his proposal - which includes cooperation on public performances and ice hockey - would only work if the International Olympic Committee agreed to allow North Korea a ...

Lakers take Lonzo Ball with second pick in NBA Draft

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 perce...

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

The trade market for Jimmy Butler is heating up. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Marc Stein late Monday afternoon, the report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers are working ...

Wilson 'talking to Every Team' Ahead of Expansion Draft Deadline

Portzline notes that Pierre-Luc Dubois, the third overall pick in last year's draft, or Sonny Milano, the 16th overall pick in 2014, will not be the prospect heading to Vegas. Desp...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine and I showed what I can do". England's Paul Casey and compatriot Tommy Fleetwood were bunched on seven u...

Texas Rangers 2017 MLB Draft prediction post

The fact is Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, held since 1965, has produced as many busts as future superstars among the players selected with the No. As a junior, R...

Mauro Ranallo to call Mayweather vs. McGregor for Showtime

The fight will take place August 26 in the American boxing capital of Las Vegas. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor , 28, said: "The fight is on", whilst UFC presiden...

Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Emirates Team New Zealand , skippered by Peter Burling, capsizes. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us...

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Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

The importance of New Zealander, Ben Te'o to the British and Irish Lions backline has just increased significantly following the thigh injury to Owen Farrell which has ruled th...

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

According to a statement issued by Zhihu, after the update of the iOS3.5.3 version app, the tipping feature will be connected to Apple's in-app purchase mechanism, and Apple will...

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! "The players have entered into the lege...

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle...

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Green, on the other hand, said he knew that he wasn't called for a technical, because a ref told him that he hadn't been called for one. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan ex...