Sports

Author: 0 Ozil resignation took Germany coach Loew by surprise

The 29-year-old was criticised after being photographed with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a London event in May. Although Jerome Boateng, a player mentioned in the German football association's (DFB) statement that admitted the organization had not done enough to protect Ozil but rebuked accusations of racism, posted a snap with the pair with the caption " It was a pleasure Abi ", there was no condemnation or commendation of either party in the affair.

Sports Big Sam warns Silva over £50m Richarlison signing
Author: 0 Big Sam warns Silva over £50m Richarlison signing

The Hornets paid Brazilian side Fluminense £11.5m for the attacking midfielder last summer, when Silva was still in charge. Richarlison bagged four goals and five assists during his debut campaign - all of which came before November. The deal is expected to be finalised on Tuesday morning. The transfer, which could rise to £50m, would surpass the £45m that Everton paid Swansea for Gylfi Sigurdsson last summer in a club record move.

Sports Tim Tebow needs surgery in another surreal Mets blow
Author: 0 Tim Tebow needs surgery in another surreal Mets blow

There was talk of the Mets possibly promoting Tebow to the majors when rosters expand in September, but those plans now appear to be on hold. Tebow was having a relative breakthrough year in 2018 for the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies.

Sports Carmelo Anthony Will Reportedly Sign For The Veteran Minimum With The Rockets
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony Will Reportedly Sign For The Veteran Minimum With The Rockets

Carmelo Anthony is planning to sign with the Houston Rockets upon clearing waivers in coming days, according to two people with knowledge of his plans. The fact that his efficiency was down slightly from long range last season didn't prevent him from knocking down a career-best 169 3-pointers as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder .

Sports Jose Mourinho & Ed Woodward in Anthony Martial clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho & Ed Woodward in Anthony Martial clash

United were slow and ponderous against a mediocre home side, prompting a withering critique from Mourinho, who later insisted Anthony Martial is not leaving despite apparently being unsettled. Mourinho was speaking after the Red Devils played out their second successive draw in the United States. How many of these players are going to play the majority of the games in the Premier League? "The captain was Valencia last season, and I think he's going to be the captain", Mourinho said, ...

Sports Punching Other Cyclists Will Get You Kicked Off The Tour De France
Author: 0 Punching Other Cyclists Will Get You Kicked Off The Tour De France

Italian Gianni Moscon was kicked out of the race after striking a rider from Team Fortuneo-Samsic in the first half-mile of Stage 15 . Sky has uncommon wealth, vast ambition and an ability to stock its roster with riders with the talent to lead any squad in the peloton--all of which has created an unexpected headache.

Sports Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola meets the New York Yankees
Author: 0 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola meets the New York Yankees

I've played at the highest level for a long time and done a lot of things in the game. I need to do what's right for me and my family and that's the decision I'll be making. "I'm open, but I want to do what's right for me at this point of my career and I want to give all of myself to the right cause". Hart, who has 75 caps and had been first choice since 2010, was proud of England's run to the semifinals but admitted it was tough not to be involved.

Sports Jose Mourinho 'demands more cash from Manchester United chiefs'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho 'demands more cash from Manchester United chiefs'

Yerry Mina and Gary Cahill are two players the Leicester manager could move for as Maguire's value has skyrocketed after the World Cup . Mourinho is said to have doubts about both Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof and also feels that the signing of Diego Dalot from Porto has relieved fullback issues sufficiently to allow the pursuit of a central defender.

Sports DeMar DeRozan pens heartfelt farewell to Toronto Raptors fans
Author: 0 DeMar DeRozan pens heartfelt farewell to Toronto Raptors fans

Shortly after Ujiri apologized Friday, DeRozan added a new post to his Instagram feed: a facepalm emoji, a symbol of frustration and exasperation. "Soon you'll understand. The Raptors took a huge risk in acquiring Leonard, hoping not only to compete for a championship but convince him to stay in Toronto after next season.

Sports Tiger Woods finishes 5 under to fall just short at Open
Author: 0 Tiger Woods finishes 5 under to fall just short at Open

Italy's Francesco Molinari in action during the final round. The final round enthralled golf fans and drew in millions of others as the likes of Spieth, Woods and McIlroy swapped and shared the lead. "He's got another major championship coming up [the US PGA at Bellerive] and the form he's in, this could turn into one of those very, very special years for him".

Sports Pete Pistone on dirt racing in Xfinity, Cup — NASCAR America
Author: 0 Pete Pistone on dirt racing in Xfinity, Cup — NASCAR America

Briscoe won NASCAR's only national series race on dirt in his first Truck start since taking the season finale past year at Homestead. He drove the No. It's not how I race. He will hope to get into the win column on Wednesday night in his third visit to Eldora. "But at the same time , I don't know, I think we are fine not going there".

Sports Cubs Get Involved After Adult Fan Takes Baseball Away from a Child
Author: 0 Cubs Get Involved After Adult Fan Takes Baseball Away from a Child

The Cubs went on to defeat the St Louis Cardinals 7-2. The guy behind him jumped on the opportunity, grabbed the ball and handed it over to his wife. That unwritten rule is apparent at every baseball game, which is why there's such outrage whenever a ball is "stolen" from a child.

Sports Proteas floundering despite Maharaj wicket haul
Author: 0 Proteas floundering despite Maharaj wicket haul

Such was their dominance that home captain Suranga Lakmal , lone paceman in their attack, did not bowl in the first innings and sent down only two overs in the second before withdrawing himself and watching his spinners run riot against the leaden-footed South Africans.

Sports Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly
Author: 0 Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly

But the collapse can only have added to any doubts embattled keeper Loris Karius may have had about the future, especially in light of Liverpool's world record purchase of Roma stopper Alisson last week. Both managers made wholesale changes at the start of the second half as they looked to freshen things up. Milner's cross was then headed wide by Dominic Solanke as Liverpool , who had been unbeaten in pre-season, continued to push for a decisive second goal.

Sports Manny Machado: Will play shortstop, third base for new club
Author: 0 Manny Machado: Will play shortstop, third base for new club

Diaz, who on Sunday became only the second player with two homers in the All-Star Futures Game, is considered the most talented player of the lot. But the lead is slim, sitting at only a half-game over the Arizona Diamondbacks . "You know what, just try not to think about it honestly", said Machado . Now playing in the National League West, how is Machado's fantasy baseball value affected? Adding Machado to play shortstop would allow Taylor to move over to second base.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods angry after Open despite best Major finish in 5 years

Molinari was not at all fazed by the huge crowds and the media circus following Woods, and he did not have a single bogey all day, following on from a blemish-free 65 on Saturday. Today's showing was just Woods' tenth major championship start since 2014. "I wouldn't say we're anxious about him, but he's one of those guys that's always in with a shot".

Sports Johnny Manziel traded from Hamilton to Montreal
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel traded from Hamilton to Montreal

Although he hasn't played since 2015, Montreal felt strongly enough about Manziel to surrender two future first-round picks to Hamilton in the five-player deal. He won the Heisman Trophy in 2012 and was a product out of Texas A&M. Stop us if you've heard this before: Johnny Manziel is getting a fresh start.

Sports Lewis Hamilton risks being stripped of German GP win
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton risks being stripped of German GP win

Hockenheim - Lewis Hamilton's spectacular victory was under threat on Sunday when he was summoned to the stewards for an aborted pit stop during the safety vehicle period of the German Grand Prix . "What an fantastic job by you guys", he replied. Social media users reacted with a mixture of sympathy and glee to a driver whom some felt had gloated when beating Hamilton at the Brit's home grand prix last time round, as well as fans who had taken pleasure at the Mercedes driver's ...

Author: 0 Spectator Films as Tiger Woods' Shot Hits Him

He was a forgotten figure when he teed off in the final round of the British Open, mainly because he was playing with Tiger Woods , and because of the star power around him. The "where I was" referred to the years of debilitating back pain that was finally solved by a spinal fusion last April, allowing him to resume his career after four years of severely-curtailed appearances.

Sports Arsenal close to securing Alex Iwobi to new contract
Author: 0 Arsenal close to securing Alex Iwobi to new contract

But the 22-year-old is set to extend his stay at Arsenal until 2022 with the new contract. Lazio have expressed an interest in signing Iwobi this summer, but the Nigeria worldwide is on the verge of committing his future to Arsenal . But the midfielder linked up with Arsenal's squad on Sunday as they travelled to Singapore for the start of their pre-season tour. The Gunners , led by their new head coach Unai Emery who was appointed after the long-serving Arsene Wenger stepped ...

Sports Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony
Author: 0 Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

In 1964, the Olympics in Tokyo were held in October, mostly to avoid the scorching heat, but that was before the Olympics became big business and TV contracts determined schedules. The competition schedule by session for swimming, synchronized swimming, and diving will be finalized shortly, said organizers. U.S. broadcaster NBC is the single biggest contributor to Olympic revenues.

Author: 0 Open Championship 2018: Eddie Pepperell credits hangover for great final round

His round launched him from outside the top 30 and into the clubhouse lead on five under for a good chunk of the final day, and while he ultimately finished tied for sixth behind Francesco Molinari and a cluster including Rose at six under, he was in there with a genuine chance as the weather worsened later in the day.

Sports Black Ferns too good for France to defend Sevens World Cup title
Author: 0 Black Ferns too good for France to defend Sevens World Cup title

Scoring five tries to one, the Blitzbok could never get a foothold in the game, with England maintaining possession and slipping through the defence. New Zealand will meet England in the Cup final after they shocked South Africa to win the other semi-final 29-7. Naya Tapper scored two first-half tries as the hosts claimed a 21-5 halftime lead, but Russian Federation battled back to get within a score before Ilona Maher and Cheta Emba posted tries to ensure their semifinal showdown ...

Sports Neymar insists he wants to stay with PSG
Author: 0 Neymar insists he wants to stay with PSG

Neymar dismissed rumors he's leaving Paris Saint-Germain to go to Real Madrid amid reports he's heading back to Spain . "It is true that when it comes to me, there are double standards". Neymar is well aware of the joke he has become, and has issued a defence of his suffering. In Mexico, a football club even rganised a competition in which contestants attempted to roll the entire length of the pitch.

Author: 0 Rugby fans angered by Kenya Sevens meltdown in San Francisco

Two tries to Sione Molia helped the New Zealand men's team score five tries to two to beat England 33-12 in the 2018 final at San Francisco on Sunday (Monday afternoon NZ time) to join the Black Ferns women's team on the winners' podium. Kenyans have reacted with disbelieve and shock after the national sevens team squandered a comfortable 26-5 lead with four minutes to go to lose to Scotland 31-26 and exit the Rugby World Cup Sevens in the round of 16 stage on Saturday.

Sports ‘It stings’, admits Tiger as British Open charge fades away
Author: 0 ‘It stings’, admits Tiger as British Open charge fades away

It caps a stunning stretch for the 15th-ranked Molinari, who has won on the PGA and European Tours in the previous two months. Woods made the most of his good fortune to make par. Woods leaked another shot at the tough 12th and, although he got back to within a shot of the lead with a birdie at 14, he could only par in from there for a 71 which left him three behind champion Francesco Molinari .

Sports Yogi Ferrell Backs Out Of Two-Year, $5.3M Deal With Mavericks
Author: 0 Yogi Ferrell Backs Out Of Two-Year, $5.3M Deal With Mavericks

Yogi Ferrell has backed out of his two-year, $5.3 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks . Today's news that Ferrell will be joining the Kings was unexpected. The Mavs are now riding with Dennis Smith Jr.as their point guard of the future, with Barea playing a backup role as a hybrid backcourt player. The team also has Wesley Matthews who will likely start on the wing and J.J.

Sports Senegal's Sadio Mane handed famous number 10 jersey at Liverpool
Author: 0 Senegal's Sadio Mane handed famous number 10 jersey at Liverpool

Liverpool's training sessions also saw Senegalese midfielder, Sadio Mane , also for the first time after his country's national team had also eliminated from the group stages. The Senegal worldwide had an excellent campaign in 2017-18, scoring 20 goals in all competitions and providing nine assists. The No.10 has also been worn by John Barnes, Joe Cole, Luis Garcia, Michael Owen and Andriy Voronin during their Premier League era.