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Serena crushes Gavrilova in Cincinnati

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The 23-time grand slam victor hit 27 winners to steamroll the world No 23 Gavrilova and bounce back from the most lopsided loss of her career two weeks ago - 6-1, 6-0 to Johanna Konta in San Jose - to set up a meeting with Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova in the second round. Read More »

Wallabies captain Hooper cleared for Bledisloe opener

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The return of Stephen Moore from injury in 2015 meant that Hooper resumed his service as vice-captain of the Wallabies through the Rugby World Cup and into 2016. "They won the last one, they have to be (favourites) don't they?" The exclusion from the squad of NSW Waratahs back Curtis Rona increases the likelihood utility back Reece Hodge will start at outside centre, though fullback Israel Folau could still be a contender. Read More »

Wilfried Zaha remains committed to Crystal Palace

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It's a tough job ahead of us". In keeping with the contest, Mitrovic then again went close, this time with an angled header from Bryan's cross that the impressive Hennessey again saved. Hodgson will be hoping his star can continue to defy his critics as he looks to build on last season's 11th-placed finish. "We didn't start well, but that was largely due to Fulham starting well". Read More »

Carlos Tevez is relishing the chance to reunite with Lionel Messi

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The five-time Ballon d´Or victor previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year´s World Cup. Do you think Messi should retire from worldwide football? He will name his first squad for the visit to the United States later this week. "It's very personal, Leo must take his time to think about it", Carlos Tevez said, as quoted by AFP . Read More »

Paris Jackson Reveals She Had Surgery for an Abscess

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Detailing how the abscess was "almost the size of a golf ball" in a video posted on her band The Soundflowers' Instagram account, Paris explained how if the abscess had popped, it could have become septic, and resulted in death. She explained: "They did say that it was something I should've gone for surgery for, but I didn't". Jackson also revealed she is on a lot of medication to treat pain stemming from the operation. Read More »

Ramos: "Real Madrid won't stop winning because Ronaldo left"

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Ronaldo moved to Juventus in a €112 million deal and Zidane resigned. Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid UEFA Super Cup match will be played on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. "He chose to make the change and I hope that it goes well for him and for us". "This doesn't depend on us". Asked whether Perez needed to sign a new forward to replace the 50 goals a season that Ronaldo all-but guaranteed, Ramos responded by saying the team keeping its "spirit and hunger" was the most important. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri makes decision over Ruben Loftus-Cheek's future

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Matteo Kovacic's loan move to Chelsea cast doubts over the playing time the England global will get, with the former, Ross Barkley and Loftus-Cheek all seemingly battling it out for the third midfield spot. . The 28-year-old has been hit by a series of injuries and has made just five league starts for Chelsea, although he did feature for 30 minutes as a substitute in the 2-0 Community Shield defeat to Manchester City. Read More »

Champions League: Sergio Ramos criticises Jurgen Klopp in final row

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The Liverpool coach had hit out at the Spanish centre-back during the summer and Ramos understands that he was trying to find an explanation for his side's loss to Real Madrid . In today's presser, Ramos was unwilling to end the feud, instead drawing attention to Klopp's record in finals and the fact he reckons that the Liverpool manager is not as acquainted with success as he is. Read More »

Facebook To Show La Liga Soccer Free In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Subcontinent

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The broadcast rights of La Liga's previous matches were held by Sony , which, according to the report, paid a reported $32 million to broadcast between 2014 and 2018. Facebook's monitoring system will prevent against leakage, ensuring only viewers inside the Indian sub-continent will be able to watch the games on its platform. Read More »

France midfielder Nzonzi undergoes Roma medical

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Do you think Nzonzi would be a good fit for the Blaugrana or Roma? " I realised Roma wanted to buy me and that alone was very pleasing, because this is a great club". Caparros said Sevilla would only consider selling N'Zonzi, who has a €40 million release clause, for the right price. N'Zonzi did not feature in Sevilla's defeat to Barcelona in the Spanish Supercup on Sunday. Read More »

Manchester United hopeful on David De Gea extension

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He has since courted interest from Los Blancos in numerous transfer windows but the arrival of Courtois last week shows Florentino Perez has abandoned his pursuit of De Gea. Bit by bit, he is moulding into one of the classic United players of the modern era. Currently, De Gea is thought to earn around £180,000 a week. The Manchester club have been involved in lengthy negotiations with the Spain worldwide over a new deal for the past six months, and came to what they thought would be an ... Read More »

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

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Rubens Barrichello holds the record for the most starts with 322. The Spanish driver will bid farewell at the end of the season with a record of 32 wins, 22 pole positions and 97 podiums to date. He went to McLaren in 2007 - where he was up against a then-rookie Lewis Hamilton - followed by a further stint with Renault in the 2008 and 2009 seaons. Read More »

Orlando Scandrick made $1 million for doing nothing with Redskins

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When asked to comment on the veteran's release, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Scandrick was let go due to how well their rookies are performing in camp. This clearly made the move to release Scandrick easier and maybe even necessary. That's after the Washington Redskins chose to release the veteran cornerback just five months after signing him, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports . Read More »

Todd Bowles isn't happy with Terrelle Pryor over injury

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Safety D.J. Swearinger was by far the most aggressive taunter of the bunch, and was heard calling Pryor "garbage" at one point. Terrelle Pryor has been battling an ankle injury throughout the offseason, and he chose to disclose the severity of the injury while speaking with the media on Monday. Read More »

Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain 3 Caen 0

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What Samba was thinking when he played a pass straight to Nkunku is hard to guess, but the goalkeeper's mistake provided Neymar with the opener and set the tone for an uncertain performance from the 24-year-old in what was only his sixth Ligue 1 appearance. Read More »

Jim Furyk won't commit to Tiger Woods as Ryder Cup at-large pick

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So I will have five. "This was the first real Tiger effect I've experienced with that many people". "He priceless, to be honest with you", Furyk said. Open . Tiger Woods finished second at the PGA Championship. With one decent week in the playoffs, he most likely would be assured of being in all four of the events, ending with the Tour Championship the week before boarding a plane to Paris. Read More »

Koepka holds off Woods to win 100th PGA Championship

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The word he used is "trending". So it's great to see him playing well. The book always looked nice and healthy. "I do want to be on the team as a player", Woods said . For the first time since he made his first team in 1995, Mickelson has failed to make the team on points but, along with Woods, is expected to be an at-large selection, meaning there are really only two spots remaining. Read More »

Tiémoué Bakayoko leaves Chelsea for AC Milan on season-long loan deal

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France global Tiemoue Bakayoko has signed on loan for AC Milan , the resurgent Serie A side announced on Monday, bringing an end to the midfielder's frustrating spell at Chelsea. Bakayoko is expected to complete his temporary switch later in the day, although the deal does include the option of a permanent £35.5million move next summer. Read More »

Tommy Fleetwood equals US Open record but falls just short

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Fast conditions on the greens, particularly in the third round, led some players to say the USGA " lost the golf course ". And while the 28-year-old Koepka is only in his fourth full year on the PGA Tour, to see his supreme performance at Shinnecock Hills makes it hard to believe he has only one other PGA Tour title. Read More »

Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

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Ali was cleared of the same charge. "You will see Mr Hales..." It has not gone unnoticed by the European Central Bank that both men were out late at night - the incident occurred after 2.30am - with two games left to play in the series and that Stokes was alleged to have been "really very drunk" by the prosecution. Read More »

Liverpool's substitutes bench during Jurgen Klopp's first match now looks remarkably bad

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From the first whistle to the last, Jurgen Klopp's team were vastly superior to a much-changed Hammers lineup, bench and management included, and the result was a fair reflection of the match. "I think we have the quality to compete with them (City) but I also thought we had the quality last season", said Wijnaldum. "So it wasn't going to be easy but it says a lot about the boys and where we're at". Read More »

James Wilson hoping to put himself in shop window during Aberdeen loan

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Sunderland were reportedly keen on taking Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan before the window shuts at the end of this month. The former England Under-21 global, who scored regularly for United's U23s last season, has had loan spells at Brighton and Derby and scored once in two games during a short spell at Sheffield United last term. Read More »

Police Investigating Footage Of Mo Salah Using Phone While Driving

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The video is presumed to be taken after Liverpool's 4-0 victory over West Ham United on Sunday afternoon in their opening fixture of the 2018-19 Premier League season. According to BBC , a spokesperson for Liverpool Football Club said they had alerted police after discussions with the player. Salah had reported for training with Liverpool on Monday to undergo a warm weather training session along with the rest of the squad. Read More »

Sevilla vs Barcelona: Dembele wins Spanish Super Cup for LaLiga champions

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The 21-year-old France winger stunned Sevilla's defense with a right-footed shot that hit the underside of the crossbar in the 78th minute. The goal was awarded once VAR had overruled an initial offside decision. "A lot of players have only recently come back from breaks and that took its toll", Barca coach Ernesto Valverde told reporters. Former Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal debuted for Barcelona as a late substitute. Read More »

What Michael Carrick said to Paul Pogba before captaining Man Utd

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Shaw suffered a double leg break at the start of the 2015-16 season to curtail his impressive form and sidelined the full-back for nearly 12 months at Old Trafford. "They look up to me is what he said . You've got to be there every single minute of every single day - not game - and you've got to have the right mentality". Read More »

PBT Extra: Carmelo Anthony officially a Houston Rocket now - this can work

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He waived his no-trade clause and was traded to the Atlanta Hawks earlier this offseason before agreeing to a buyout which allowed him to sign with Houston . Whether he starts or comes off the bench, expect Mike D'Antoni to find him minutes while Chris Paul and James Harden rest where he can be an offensive focal point. Read More »

Chelsea's Willian: 'No chance' I would be here if Antonio Conte stayed

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With rumours that the pair weren't seeing eye to eye doing the rounds prior to the game at Wembley, it later appeared Willian had shown his feelings towards Conte through a creative use of emoji on his Instagram story . N'Golo Kante opened the scoring with a volley, before summer signing Jorginho scored from the spot on the stroke of half-time. 'We wanted to start like that, ' Willian said of Chelsea's opening win. Read More »

Twitter goes wild as Tiger Woods closes in on PGA Championship lead

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Injuries to his legs and elbow dogged him in the following years, but it was his chronic back trouble that led to some worrying scenes and debate as to whether he could even play again. I think from all the hard work he's put, he's starting to reward himself, so to speak. Woods could have sewn up an automatic spot if he had triumphed in the year's final major, but his strong season and, of course, status in the game should ensure that he is named to the squad. Read More »

Tiger Woods 'excites' Jim Furyk ahead of Ryder Cup

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Trump, who golfs a great deal and owns numerous courses around the world, praised both Koepka's his physical play and his mental toughness. "The energy in that place was unbelievable". That Woods was still in contention after his first nine holes on Sunday (Monday NZT) was a testament to the sort of resilience he can show, not only over the long haul, but over the ups-and-downs of a pressure-packed round. Read More »

Rogers Cup 2018: Rafael Nadal downs Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters

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He had followed up wins over Austria's Dominic Thiem , Serbia's Wimbledon victor Novak Djokovic and Germany's defending champion Alexander Zverev by beating South Africa's Kevin Anderson yesterday. "I am looking forward to play the final". Tsitsipas, who turned 20 today, had proved the story of the tournament as the unseeded player claimed four consecutive wins over top-10 opposition. Read More »

Broncos fan starts GoFundMe to cut Paxton Lynch

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Lynch, who was beaten out twice by Trevor Siemian in Denver the last two seasons, is now vying to back up Case Keenum . After Kyle Sloter dove for a pylon-crossing touchdown with three minutes left in a preseason game, he was greeted back on the Vikings' sideline with celebratory high-fives and hugs from Xavier Rhodes, Everson Griffen and Eric Kendricks, some of the most important players on a defense that forced a three-and-out in their lone series. Read More »

Police unions pull out of Dolphins game over anthem issue

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They took a knee at the song's opening. The move comes after the Dolphins faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a preseason game Thursday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. On Friday, President Trump mocked players who knelt during the anthem, saying they should "be happy" and "be cool" because of the money they earn playing. Read More »

Manchester United to appoint Director of Football to solve transfer woes

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After Jose Mourinho handed Paul Pogba the captain's armband for Manchester United's opening Premier League fixture against Leicester, it looked as though the pair had finally put their troubles behind them. I always love the club. I came in the academy, I grew up. There are problems, I was surprised to see him play [against Leicester]. Mundo Deportivo claim Pogba, who is contracted to United until June 2021, wants to leave Old Trafford this summer because of a strained relationship ... Read More »

Koepka holds off Tiger, Scott to win PGA crown

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After starting the day at eight under and four back of Koepka, Woods got things started with birdies on 2 and 3 to get to 10 under. This from a man who hasn't won any event in five years and a year ago was uncertain if he would ever golf again. Read More »

Juventus' Champions League ambition greater for Cristiano Ronaldo arrival - Massimiliano Allegri

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Cristiano Ronaldo may have been one of the best players in the world over the last decade but that isn't enough to stop him getting absolutely rinsed by his new teammates at Juventus . "He's won the last three", said Savelli. Ronaldo proved good value for the hype, scoring in the 10th minute with a neat finish after breaking a loose offside trap and closing in on goal completely unmarked. Read More »

Consumers Energy 400 highlights, stage results and more — NASCAR at MI

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But at the same time when you're carrying that much speed through the corners, you don't feel like you're going that fast down the straightaways. You literally can't lose your first time out. A mid-race spin through the grass was enough to damage both his auto and any hopes of a four-peat. He's calling for a top-five finish for the MI native. Read More »

Chris Sutton brands Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata "a disgrace"

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The second leg of Celtic's Champions League third qualifying round tie against AEK Athens will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport this Tuesday, August 14. I thought in large spells we did really well together today. "I said I couldn't meet him before, but I'd meet him after training once I'd done my work". Read More »

Tottenham lucky in Newcastle win, says Vertonghen

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Tottenham continue their Premier League campaign at home to newly promoted Fulham on August 18. In the event, Vertonghen's contribution did not prove decisive at St James' Park as Joselu levelled within three minutes, and it took Dele Alli's 18th-minute back-post header to win it in a lively start on Tyneside. Read More »

England swing kings seal second Test rout of India

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England took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series against the world's top-ranked side within three days. India was all out for 130 in its second innings, barely improving on 107 in the first. In the second Test at Lord's on Sunday, Kohli was in pain while batting and struggled running between the wickets. With the tea interval looming, Broad got the key wicket of India captain Virat Kohli, who dropped down a place to No. Read More »

Pat Nevin: This Man United star is ‘classic Jose Mourinho player’

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But despite the World Cup victor being named captain for the contest by United boss Jose Mourinho, Pogba hinted the once-frayed relationship between him and his manager may still not be entirely repaired. " Michael Carrick was captain when I came back - and I learned from them all". Captain of the night Paul Pogba stepped up to take it and after a lengthy run-up, the World Cup victor stroked home a confident kick into the top right corner. Read More »

Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match

The match is a traditional curtain-raiser in Turin, and gives potential first teamers the chance to test themselves against Juve's young hopefuls. Cristiano Ronaldo may have been one of the best players in the world over the last decade but that isn't enough to stop him getting absolutely rinsed by his new teammates at Juventus . Read More »