Isco 'did not consider leaving' Real Madrid

Isco 'did not consider leaving' Real Madrid

Maybe he'll have to scrap it out with the defenders and then I can come on! He treats me well and gives me good advice. "Yes, possibly (it would be easier to play elsewhere), we are talking about the best players in the world, there is much competition and a line-up that is practically non-negotiable". Read More

Rangers man Joey Barton charged over 44 football match bets

The charges against the 34 year old relate to alleged betting on games between July and September of this year. In 2013, midfielder Ian Black was banned for ten games - with four suspended - for betting on 160 matches including games involving his own side. Read More

Ryder Cup: 5 Key Takeaways from Hazeltine National

Ryder Cup: 5 Key Takeaways from Hazeltine National

This victory began two years ago in Scotland, when Phil Mickelson publicly criticized USA captain Tom Watson and a process that he felt put the Americans in position to fail far too often. They gave everything and that's the passion of the Ryder Cup. Vice-captain Tom Lehman pours champagne on Rickie Fowler. "We have no problems with anyone on either team, and really, it's just a very small minority, 95 percent of the people out there, the American gallery are absolutely fantastic, they ... Read More

Aqib Talib could still face discipline over shooting

The witness said he then found Talib on the ground and took him to the hospital. Caption + Aqib Talib jokes with T. J. Ward during the Broncos training camp at the UCHealth Training Center on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Talib missed a trip with the Broncos to be honored at the White House for winning the Super Bowl . He's offered few specifics of the shooting, other than to say he feels fortunate to still be playing football and wants to concentrate on helping the Broncos repeat as ... Read More

Curry wants to stay with Warriors as free agency looms

Curry wants to stay with Warriors as free agency looms

Newly signed superstar forward Kevin Durant also has a player option for next season. Stephen Curry indicated Tuesday he'll likely re-sign with the Golden State Warriors after this season. The post " Every Day Will Be Media Day " appeared first on Fast Break . "It went well, better than I thought", said Kerr , regarding the first day of training camp. Read More

Maria Sharapova's Doping Ban Has Been Reduced By Nine Months

Sharapova was the subject of a suspension that was due to run until January 2018, after testing positive for banned substance meldonium at this year's Australian Open. Maria Sharapova was facing a 2-year-ban from tennis for doping. The ban took effect on January 26 and was originally due to run until January 25, 2018. Read More

Thousands gather to say farewell to Arnold Palmer

A farewell to the King turned sombre when Jack Nicklaus, his voice cracking as a large tear formed in his left eye, urged the elite and the everyman to remember how Arnold Palmer touched their lives and "please don't forget why". "No one has come even close", former R&A chief Peter Dawson said. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem tried to explain Palmer's popularity by mentioning his attacking style of golf, his appeal on television and the way he carried himself. Read More

Celtic took big step forward against Man City, says Brendan Rodgers

Celtic took big step forward against Man City, says Brendan Rodgers

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has admitted that the players have struggled to come to terms with maintaining the same level of intensity that manager Pep Guardiola demands from game to game. After the 3-3 draw with Scottish giants Celtic - a club rich in history - Guardiola said: " Manchester City don't have the history in Europe - we have to create it. Read More

Nine held for stripping down to briefs bearing Malaysia flag

Nine held for stripping down to briefs bearing Malaysia flag

One of the men is understood to be a defence adviser for the Government Leader in the House and Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne. Sepang Police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Ali told local media the men, between 25 and 29, will be in custody for the next four days. Read More

Giants' bullpen fails again in 2-1 loss to Dodgers

Giants' bullpen fails again in 2-1 loss to Dodgers

As the Giants's playoff chances continue to dwindle, the bullpen at last night's game against the Dodgers wasn't the only part of the team raising eyebrows in shock and dropping jaws in disbelief. Bumgarner struck out 10 batters, walked none, retired his final 10 batters and allowed only one hit over seven scoreless innings. That makes Bruce Bochy's reason for removing Bumgarner after the Puig at-bat all the more confounding. Read More

Stoke boss Hughes: Joe Allen has been immense

But a rare mistake from David De Gea denied it consecutive English Premier League wins. Substitution. Ander Herrera off, Memphis Depay in. Anthony Martial's first goal of the season appeared to have given United victory. Manchester United: Luke Shaw and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are both slight doubts, but Phil Jones is definitely unavailable because of a knee injury. I can't believe the result is 1-1. Read More

Jones making quite an impact in Detroit's passing game

Of course, Tate's benching for much of the second half wasn't much different than the contributions he's made on the field for a Lions offense that has generated more headlines from Stafford and Marvin Jones' strong start without Calvin Johnson than actual production for the better part of the past three games. Read More

49ers inactives: McDonald out; no Bryant for Cowboys

49ers inactives: McDonald out; no Bryant for Cowboys

Cowboys offensive line: Missing Tyron Smith and La'el Collins , the line still dominated with Chaz Green, Ronald Leary, Zack Martin, Travis Frederick and Doug Free . Gabbert finished 16 for 23 for 196 yards with the one TD and one interception . San Francisco needs to get him going against a run defense giving up just 89.3 yards per game but 4.8 yards per rush. Read More

Notre Dame proved it's one of the nation's most overrated programs

Notre Dame proved it's one of the nation's most overrated programs

Aside from having multiple turnovers in their most recent loss, Michigan State also enjoyed 501 total yards against the Notre Dame defense that has become thinner by the week with injuries. Spread : Notre Dame opened as a 7-point favorite. For example, what if C.J. Sanders' kickoff-return touchdown hadn't been called back against Michigan State? The Spartans pounced on the free ball and one play later, Donnie Corley out-fought Cole Luke on a 50/50 pass in the endzone to score Michigan ... Read More

Mourinho praises Man United 'control' in cup win

Mourinho praises Man United 'control' in cup win

Jose Mourinho's men secured a place in the pot following a comfortable 3-1 win over Northampton Town at Sixfields Stadium thanks to goals from Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford. "When you come to play these types of games [against Northampton], it is not easy for us but the we controlled the game completely in the second half and we are very happy". Read More

India opt to bat in Test opener against NZ

India opt to bat in Test opener against NZ

Burnishing India's confidence is its intimidating spin corp. India selected two spinners, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, as Amit Mishra was left out. The series will be a big test for the seasoned Rohit Sharma and opener Shikhar Dhawan, whose talent has always been a topic of discussion. Labelled as an underachiever in Tests, he has not done enough justice to his abilities as he has not been consistent enough. Read More

Klopp delivers injury update on Lallana and Lovren

The midfielder, who scored England's victor in their opening Group F fixture against Slovakia last month, is set to sit out the upcoming games with Malta and Slovenia on October 8 and October 11 respectively. "The pitch was a little bit wet, of course, so things like this can happen", continued the German, hoping that neither player will be sidelined for the long term. Read More

Redknapp claims players bet on one of their games

Redknapp claims players bet on one of their games

He added: "At half time I took [a player] off and put, erm, [another player on] and they're all looking at me all the lads 'cause I didn't know they'd had a bet, 'cause they was all choked, they'd all had a spread bet and everything". The newspaper did not say which club was involved. No, not a spread bet. I think they had a bet on the game, but it wasn't, that was nothing to do with me ... Read More

Hall of Famer Ditka rips Kaepernick's stand

Booker was apparently referring to the recent police-involved shooting of Oklahoma African American Terence Crutcher . "That's a ideal example of what this is about". Take a stand and the haters will come out in droves. Brandon Marshall of the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins' players Arian Foster , Kenny Stills and Jelani Jenkins are among other players who have joined in. Read More

ESPN tribute to Vin Scully: Thanks for the memorable calls

They handed the Dodgers a 2-0 defeat. The Giants pulled into a three-way tie with the Mets and Cardinals for the two NL wild cards. The Giants and Dodgers follow the American League east-leading Boston Red Sox taking on the Baltimore Orioles at 7 p.m. Read More