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Madrid says it has deal for Brazil's new teenage star

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Madrid are believed to have been keen to wrap up the deal early to avoid missing out on his signature to a rival European club, as occurred when Barcelona scuppered their hopes of taking Neymar to the Santiago Bernabeu while he was still at Santos. Read More »

Greinke whiffs 12 in 8 2/3, Diamondbacks beat White Sox 5-1

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That brought up Descalso, who sent the first pitch into the swimming pool area beyond the right-field fence to make it 3-0. When manager Torey Lovullo took out his ace with that one out remaining, he received the first, true negative reaction from the 18,333 in assembly in Chase Field. Read More »

Harry Kewell appointed coach at 4th-division club Crawley

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Kewell had been a player for Leeds when they played Galatasaray in a UEFA Cup semi-final in Istanbul April 2000 when two visiting fans - Chris Loftus and Kevin Speight - were killed in clashes before the game. He also won the 2005 Champions League and an FA Cup during his five years at Liverpool. He then had spells at Melbourne Victory, Qatari team Al-Gharafa and Melbourne Heart before hanging up his boots in 2014. Read More »

Adams' homer helps Braves win

Inciarte, whose hitting line had been backsliding a bit since his April power surge, raised his wRC+ nine points with his offensive performance, from 82 to 91. Meanwhile, the Braves are 19-7 in their last 26 during game two of a series, and 21-44 in their last 65 Tuesday games. With Gerrit Cole set to face Mike Foltynewicz in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 8 runs. Read More »

Wenger retains top-four belief after Sunderland win

Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to attend Tuesday's game against Sunderland rather than participate in a boycott aimed at removing him as manager. "It will be frustrating if we don't get in. You want all the teams to fight like Sunderland did tonight and, after, you have to accept the result ". Read More »

Patty Mills' San Antonio Spurs eliminated by Golden State Warriors

The NBA Finals start on 1 June. "He kind of worked us pretty good these four games", said Draymond Green , who had 16 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Warriors . The way that he plays the game, you have no choice but to just love watching him play. "Manu is a grown man". He'll figure out what's best for him and his family. Read More »

Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager

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The revelation comes courtesy of the Daily Mail , after Allardyce failed to receive assurances from chairman Steve Parish over his future at the club - it appears now that. No official statement has yet been made from either party. They sat just above the drop zone but then slipped into the bottom three as there was no initial "bounce" from Big Sam's arrival. Read More »

National Football League owners OK 10-minute overtime

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National Football League owners approved a proposal at the National Football League spring meeting on Tuesday to reduce the length of overtime in the preseason and regular season from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. But for games like the Seattle Seahawks' and Arizona Cardinals' 3-3 tie last season, that one would be put out of its misery five minutes earlier. Read More »

Fergie sticks up for Wenger; claims Arsenal pressure in unfair

Do you something awesome to share with the world? "Maybe next season hopefully we can do better". "The teams have too much pride, the players have too much pride, every game matters, whatever team you support or whoever you play for, you play for the jersey, and would hope every player would do that". Read More »

Arsene Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

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Wenger even hinted at these complex politics when he said that not everything that had gone wrong at Arsenal was for reasons that are publicly known. Wenger has not done much talking about his future this season but on Sunday night he did plenty. This came off the back of Alisher Usmanov attempting to take control of the north London giants over the weekend. Read More »

NFL eliminates 75-man roster cutdown

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The change will ensure teams will have plenty of players available for the fourth preseason game, since those with roster spots locked up typically sit the contest out. I like this change a lot, and I think it makes a ton of sense. The rule previously allowed one player to return. Prior to Tuesday's ruling, teams were only allowed to remove one player from such a list during the season. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard talks about ankle injury, questionable for Spurs-Warriors Game 3

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And determine whether injured superstar Kawhi Leonard might be healthy enough to return from an ankle injury, too. The series now shifts to San Antonio for Game 3 on Saturday. "And you have to believe". "Don't want to hobble around or shoot off balance shots". Popovich told reporters pre-game that the San Antonio star is "questionable" in advance of game three in San Antonio . Read More »

Kroenke rules out Arsenal sale

Responding to Wenger's outburst, Winterburn told talkSPORT the Frenchman could simply be trying to divert attention away from his own club's failings this season. Instead, Arsenal will play in the Europa League next term, and many are now fearing how that will impact the club's ability to sign top players in the summer transfer market. Read More »

Jets waive Devin Smith after torn ACL

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Previous year saw the former Buckeyes standout miss all but four games after returning from the torn ACL he suffered as a rookie. Smith will revert back to the Jets I.R. Smith caught nine passes for 115 yards and one touchdown in 10 games before an ACL tear in December ended his rookie season. Now, there's a real chance his career could be in jeopardy at the age of 25. Read More »

David Irving: David Irving facing four-game, PED suspension

The Dallas Cowboys defense probably didn't need to take on any more hits, but defensive lineman David Irving is now facing a four-game suspension. but that a four-game suspension could nevertheless be looming". However, while immediately upping the ante a season ago, he then registered 17 total tackles, four sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and five pass defenses. Read More »

Keane will only be sold if it suits Burnley - Dyche

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Betting odds will be available for next season's Premier League markets nearly as soon as the Championship play-off final has been decided and the reality is that Sean Dyche's charges are sure to be among the relegation favourites again next term. Read More »

Davison to step in for injured Bourdais at Indy 500

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Geoffrey Billows . Dale Coyne Racing announced Sunday that James Davison will replace Bourdais in the Indianapolis 500 on May 28. "I've met with Sebastien this morning and he was doing even better than I expected". "Have him out and in January start testing with him and go at it". "I could really feel the wind gusting at the end there". If you're offered an Indy 500 ride, of course you take it. Read More »

Cher, 71, and Celine Dion wow world at Billboard Awards

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One of the other big moments during the 2017 BBMAs was when Cher , at age 71, won the Icon Award. Celine Dion certainly does. The film is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Cher , who has had a career lasting more than five decades, collected the award after treating the audience at the T-Mobile Arena to performances of Believe and Turn Back Time. Read More »

'A number of fatalities' at Ariana Grande concert in England

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He said: "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Manchester tonight, all of the staff at the MEN Arena, all of the security teams, the emergency services, Ariana and her team and all of those families affected by tonight". Authorities are treating the explosions as a terrorist incident until they know otherwise. Reuters news agency reported that two USA officials said initial signs pointed to a suicide bomber, although United Kingdom authorities have not confirmed the information. Read More »

Don't blame me for Arsenal missing Top 4 spot - Wenger

Adam Lallana has claimed that gaining Champions League football for next season will contribute to persuading big players to join the Merseyside outfit. "Now we have it, and we should celebrate it". 'But if he doesn't think it's going to happen, like this year and next year they won't be in the Champions League , so it will be another year and it's not certain you will make the Champions League . Read More »