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Football rumours: Rafael Benítez to return to Chelsea?

Today’s nonsense knows how Chor Charoenying feelsRafael Benítez can certainly remember the good times. The warm welcome from the Stamford Bridge crowd in his first match after taking over from Roberto...

Football rumours: Rafael Benítez to return to Chelsea?

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Rafael Benítez presses Mike Ashley to change Newcastle’s transfer policy • Benítez’s contract talks hinge on his freedom in transfer market• Manager wants to secure Rondón and has been linked to MataAfter seven days of negotiations Rafael Benítez and Mike Ashley are still attempting to reach a deal to extend the Spaniard’s contract as Newcastle United’s manager. Related:...
19:52 2019-05-22

Frank Lampard describes rumours over Chelsea job as an ‘easy link’ • Derby manager says focus is solely on play-off final• ‘We’ve got a game coming up and they’ve got a manager’Frank Lampard will hold crucial talks with Mel Morris, the Derby County owner, about the club’s future in the wake of Monday’s Championship play-off final against Aston Villa, but his own po...
00:52 2019-05-25

Football transfer rumours: Ben Chilwell to Atlético Madrid? Today’s tell-all saw a welcoming light and stopped to rest for the nightAssorted Spanish media outlets the Rumour Mill pretends to take an interest in but doesn’t really say Atlético Madrid want to sign a certain Leicester City left-back. “Ben Chilwell serait sur les tablettes des Colchoneros,” say ...
10:39 2019-05-30

Football transfer rumours: Spurs to bid for Wilfried Zaha? Today’s fluff is from the back of a caravan driving to MadridAlmost everyone who matters has been talking about this week is the English clubs dominating Europe so forgive the Mill if it turns the conversation to more modest outfits. Manchester United had big dreams once and you may even have read o...
12:13 2019-05-31

Football transfer rumours: Roberto Martínez to take over at Barcelona? Today’s tittle-tattle is gonna take a little timeFollowing Barcelona’s defeat at the hands of Valencia in last weekend’s Copa del Rey final, the future of Ernesto Valverde is in doubt – and Catalan radio station RAC1 have identified the Belgium manager, Roberto Martínez, as the favourite to succeed ...
12:26 2019-05-28

Football transfer rumours: Rakitic to Manchester United for £48m? Today’s fluff is enjoying a more leisurely start to the dayJuventus are planning to go shopping in London for a Max Allegri replacement. The Italian champions intend to stop off at Not White Hart Lane first and ask Tottenham if they can have Mauricio Pochettino. Daniel Levy, Tottenham’s gnarly negot...
11:26 2019-05-22

Football transfer rumours: Koscielny to Dortmund? Lascelles to Lazio? Today’s fluff is feeling decidedly ropeyIt’s not often Newcastle are mentioned high up in the Mill, but don’t get excited Toon fans, you’re not splashing the cash. In a move that would likely make Rafa Benítez go all shades of purple if it were allowed to happen, captain Jamaal Lascelles has been li...
09:52 2019-06-14

Football transfer rumours: Giovani Lo Celso to Tottenham Hotspur? Today’s fluff is up and at it early doorsWhat now for Tottenham Hotspur, who must return to the drawing board following their defeat at the hands of Liverpool in Saturday’s Champions League final in Madrid. While they were away, somebody sketched portraits of Real Betis’s central midfielder Giovani ...
10:26 2019-06-03

Football transfer rumours: six starlets heading to Manchester United? Today’s fluff is scented with joyA swarm of bees; a herd of deer; a pack of wolves; a kettle of vultures. What, though, is the collective noun for transfers? By common consent it would seem to be a spree, which is what the Sun’s back page suggests that Manchester City are about to indulge in as they...
11:00 2019-05-24

Football transfer rumours: Giovani Lo Celso to Tottenham for €100m? Today’s fluff makes you drool just like a pasta e fasul Tottenham have made a £53m bid for the Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, whose impressive loan move to Andalucía from Paris Saint-Germain – with headline figures of 16 goals and six assists in 46 games in their midfield this season – was ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Football transfer rumours: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to China? Today’s fluff can smell the moneyIt’s been a tough few weeks for Arsenal fans. Pipped to fourth place by Tottenham, an expensive and ultimately humiliating trip to Azerbaijan, and their north London rivals reaching the Champions League final has left most Gunners feeling a little jaded. Cue a summer...
15:52 2019-06-04

Football transfer rumours: Liverpool and Man City want James Maddison? Today’s fluff is scepticalThe Rumour Mill sometimes feels out of step with the modern world, with the kids playing snake on their mobile telephones while listening to Smashmouth on their MP3 players and chatting away on MSN Messenger. We also often feel slightly at odds with who’s considered a top n...
13:00 2019-06-05

Football transfer rumours: Nicolas Pépé to Manchester United? Today’s fluff is nearly doneAfter his costly miss on international duty with Wales, Manchester United have turned their nose up at signing Gareth Bale. The winger hasn’t scored in three months, with Ed Woodward unwilling to spend top dollar on a player that turns 30 in July. Having signed Bale’s com...
10:39 2019-06-13

Football transfer rumours: Jack Clarke in, Trippier out at Tottenham? Today’s tell-all is caught between a rock and a hard place Captain. Leader. Legend. Next Middlesbrough manager? John Terry could be off to the Riverside Stadium, says Talksport, which reports that the former Chelsea stalwart has held talks with a view to becoming the Championship club’s new manager....
15:39 2019-05-23

Football transfer rumours: João Felix in talks with Manchester clubs? Today’s fluff has an Eriksen-esque decision to makeIf long, protracted transfer battles involving high-priced whelps are your jam, Benfica’s João Felix looks set to provide much of the soundtrack to the summer with Juventus, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Manchester United all gazing on longingly....
12:52 2019-06-10

Football transfer rumours: Oblak to Manchester United? Butland to Villa? Today’s fluff knows the value of a good goalkeeperWhat the heart wants, the heart may, possibly, could-at-the-last-minute get. That’s the message swirling around planet football as it emerges Jan Oblak is keen to leave Atlético Madrid and join Manchester United. On the face of it, that seems an odd ...
12:39 2019-06-11

Football transfer rumours: João Felix to Real Madrid or Manchester United? Today’s tittle-tattle gives it to you straightManchester City’s good-tempered collective post-treble party will finally end in a comedown when Leroy Sané is bundled out of the door. But to where? Not sure. Pulitzer, please! BREAKING NEWS: Eden Hazard is for the off from Chelsea! Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-21

Eden Hazard has done 'great things' at Chelsea and for football, say teammates – video After scoring twice in Chelsea's 4-1 win over Arsenal in the Europa League final, Eden Hazard confirmed his desire to call time on his career with the London club to seek new challenges.Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta admitted Hazard's departure would be a huge loss for the club, but wished his fr...
08:13 2019-05-30

Chelsea swagger, Villans become heroes and Spurs v Liverpool – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss the Europa League final, the Championship play-off final, the Champions League final, Newcastle and a duck-sized Sepp BlatterJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in football, ...
00:26 2019-05-31

Maurizio Sarri tells Chelsea he wants to return to Italy with Juventus • Manager met London club officials on Friday for talks• Juve have reportedly offered Sarri a contract until 2022Maurizio Sarri’s stint as Chelsea’s head coach looks set to be cut short days after he lifted the Europa League trophy in Azerbaijan after the Italian held talks with the club’s hierarchy...
01:26 2019-06-01

Maurizio Sarri would welcome Italy return after ‘heavy year’ with Chelsea • Chelsea manager says ‘the call of home is strong’• Juventus expected to buy out last year of Sarri’s contractMaurizio Sarri has admitted he would welcome a return to Italy after “a heavy year” at Chelsea as Juventus edge ever closer to luring him back to Serie A.The Italian champions have met the ...
21:00 2019-06-04

Tammy Abraham feels ready for Chelsea but not ruling out Aston Villa return • Villa keen to sign striker for £25m after successful loan• Abraham wants to be starting in Premier League next seasonTammy Abraham said he was glad he stayed at Aston Villa after their promotion to the Premier League, having been in talks about cutting short his loan to join Wolves from Chelsea in...
14:13 2019-05-28

No Champions League football for Arsenal next season as Chelsea consign Gunners to Europa League Arsenal will be playing Europa League football again next season after defeat against Chelsea in Baku saw the Gunners miss out on potential Champions League qualification....
23:52 2019-05-29

XY Chelsea review – in search of the real Chelsea Manning A documentary about the trans activist and ex-army intelligence officer is intriguing but lacks wider contextThis documentary about the transgender whistleblower and former army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning takes its title from her Twitter handle, @xychelsea.“Where would you start the story ...
11:26 2019-05-26

Dele: I'm 'not surprised' about Poch exit rumours "Dele Alli said he was not surprised that Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was a man in demand following Tottenham\u0027s run to the Champions League final."...
12:52 2019-06-02

Chhattisgarh Man, 53, Charged With Sedition For "Rumours" On Power Cuts A 53-year-old man was arrested on the charges of sedition for allegedly spreading rumours over power cuts on social media in Chhattisgarh, police said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Toyota plays down rumours about Alonso making WRC debut in Spain Toyota has played down speculation that ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso could make his World Rally Championship debut on Rally Spain later this year...
18:13 2019-06-11

Sebastian Vettel calls Formula 1 retirement rumours 'made up' Four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel says claims he is preparing to retire at the end of 2019 are "made up", and reiterated his commitment to winning Ferrari a title...
02:39 2019-06-07

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with her party’s new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, dismissing reports that she thinks her successor is not up to the job.The German chancellor defended ...
18:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-China denounces U.S. "rumours" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
09:52 2019-05-24

Naveen Patnaik Raring For Record Fifth Term Amid Rumours, Attacks Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, is seeking a record fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), faces an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which has made inroads into the......
15:00 2019-05-22

MotoGP rider Zarco says World Superbike switch rumours are "bulls**t" KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco has called rumours linking him to Honda in World Superbikes for 2020 "bullshit", and says the person who started them should "lose his job"...
19:39 2019-06-14

Declan Rice’s focus ‘fully on West Ham’ despite Manchester United rumours • Midfielder says he is ‘not thinking about anything else’• ‘The West Ham fans love me and I love them’Declan Rice has dismissed rumours of a move away from West Ham as the midfielder prepares for the Nations League finals with England.Rice has been linked with Manchester United since he broke into ...
01:26 2019-05-29

Rafael Nadal Is Tennis Jail “If you want to do or achieve something on the clay, inevitably, at some stage, you will go through Rafa,” Roger Federer said after his French Open quarterfinal, “because he’s that strong, and he will be there.”...
21:00 2019-06-07

Watch: Rafael Nadal needs four sets in third round win Rafael Nadal had a rare losing set in his toughest match so far at the 2019 French Open, but still slipped by David Goffin to reach the fourth round on Friday in Paris....
22:13 2019-05-31

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
07:13 2019-06-07

Google Stadia Stream: Release Date, Price and Destiny 2 Rumours ahead of E3 2019 Google is set to reveal more information on its new streaming service, Google Stadia, later today. Here's what you need to know about this massive announcement....
14:52 2019-06-06

Reserve Bank Governor Meets Arun Jaitley Amid Rumours Of BJP Leader's Ill Health Mr Jaitley, 66, suffers from kidney problems and underwent a transplant in 2018. He was then operated on in January, reportedly for soft tissue cancer in his left leg, which prevented him from......
02:52 2019-05-27

Brexit is a sham, but Theresa May just won’t admit it | Rafael Behr ‘No deal is better than a bad deal’ was never true. Even as May’s power drains away, she can’t bring herself to come cleanHans Christian Andersen did not write a sequel to the Emperor’s New Clothes, depicting the aftermath of the potentate’s humiliating naked parade through town. There is no record ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Dominic Thiem Got Closer, But Rafael Nadal Still Stepped On Him Last year, in the first major final of his life, Dominic Thiem just seemed happy to be there. Flattened by a Rafael Nadal charging toward his 11th French Open title? That builds character. A dusty tennis great heartlessly roasting you at the trophy ceremony? Whatever, no shame in being outmatched....
22:52 2019-06-10

| Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open triumphs Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday when he defeated Dominic Thiem in the final for the second straight year. Let's look at his 12 triumphs....
00:00 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal races into third round of French Open He is one of tennis' best ever players and known for his attention to detail but Rafael Nadal didn't have any complicated scouting plans in place ahead of his first-round match against a player he had never faced, Yannick Hanfmann....
15:13 2019-05-29

Arsenal transfer news, rumours - LIVE! Latest on Mesut Ozil future at Emirates Stadium This summer is set to be another period of change for Arsenal as Unai Emery assesses a squad which narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification....
17:39 2019-05-21

23 MMA thoughts, including why Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor should be revisited Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the future for dos Anjos, including an intriguing potential opponent, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday's show....
02:52 2019-05-22

Roger Federer knows all too well all clay roads lead to Rafael Nadal With the media-billed "Swiss Open" behind him after a four-set win against fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka, Federer now turns to Nadal, the King of Clay....
22:39 2019-06-04

With French Open title in hand, can Rafael Nadal win Wimbledon? No man has accomplished the Roland Garros-Wimbledon double since Nadal himself in 2010, but that's what Rafa is aiming for as he chases Grand Slam title No. 19....
20:26 2019-06-10

Can Roger Federer upset Rafael Nadal at the French Open? The way Roger Federer was talking ahead of his battle against Rafael Nadal at the French Open, you would think something especially crazy has to happen for Spain's "King of Clay" to lose their semifinal....
18:13 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal Owns Roger Federer at Roland Garros The longtime rivals, who meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played five other times at the French Open. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
07:13 2019-06-07

Even for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal at the French Open is just impossible In their 39th career meeting and the most anticipated tennis match in years, the Spaniard mastered both his friendly rival and the wind to reach Sunday's final....
23:13 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal is just way too good for Roger Federer at French Open PARIS — Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros. Nadal has never lost a semifinal at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. Never lost a final, either. A...
16:39 2019-06-07

For Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Rome Offered Something Novel: A Bagel In the 54th match between fierce rivals, the Italian Open final offered the first scoreless set by either player. Nadal hung on to win his first title of 2019....
14:52 2019-05-21

Rafael Nadal sweeps Yannick Maden aside and shows why he is favourite • Spaniard defeats German 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in Paris• Roger Federer continues comeback on clayIt usually takes only a couple of matches for Rafael Nadal to remind everyone why he is always favourite to win here – not just the titles, which he has won an extraordinary 11 times, but points, games, sets an...
22:26 2019-05-29

Xbox Scarlet E3 News COUNTDOWN: Games, Rumours, Specs, Release Date, Price Updates TODAY Microsoft could be about to lift the lid on the next generation hardware that's going to see us through 2020 and beyond - here's what you need to know....
17:00 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Target Second Week At French Open Roger Federer continues his first French Open campaign in four years on Friday with a third-round match against Norway's Casper Ruud, while reigning champion Rafael Nadal faces Belgian David Goffin....
08:00 2019-05-31

Roger Federer looks to defy daunting odds against old rival Rafael Nadal The Spaniard still looks unbeatable on the red clay of Paris but the 38-year-old Swiss believes he can end his runNobody in the history of athletic endeavour has dominated a single geographical space the way Rafael Nadal has ruled the 2,106 sq ft of clay marking the boundaries of his work on Court P...
23:26 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to clinch French Open Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won the French Open for the 12th time, beating his Austrian opponent Dominic Thiem over four sets. Thiem had drawn level, winning the second set before Nadal stormed back to win the title....
20:26 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his first title of the season, winning 6-0 4-6 6-1 after more than two hours of intense battle....
18:00 2019-05-21

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal storms to historic 12th French Open win – video Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros to claim his 12th French Open title and 18th grand slam. A mark of his near-total dominance on clay, he has won all but three French Open tournaments since 2005 – and now stands just two grand slams short of Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20Rafael...
00:00 2019-06-10

Brexiteers want a leader with Trump’s swagger. That would be the ruin of Britain | Rafael Behr The president gets away with his boorishness because the US is a hyperpower. A cut-price UK version would be a disasterDonald Trump’s presidency and Brexit have their own special relationship, distinct from the celebrated 20th-century alliance between the US and the UK. The two projects were born a ...
02:26 2019-06-05

Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem: French Open men's final – live! Game-by-game updates from the final at Roland GarrosThiem tasked with facing Nadal after ending Djokovic’s streakSend your emails to Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.04pm BST The players have arrived on court. They’re both likely to be feeling a few nerves, but Rafael Nada’s will be nothing com...
15:13 2019-06-09

Roger Federer survives Swiss scrap to set up Rafael Nadal semi-final • Federer beats Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quite run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swiss scrap with his long-time friend and rival Stan Wawri...
21:39 2019-06-04

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
06:39 2019-05-25

2019 French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Reach the Quarterfinals Federer has not yet dropped a set playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015. Three women became first-time quarterfinals in Paris on Sunday....
18:39 2019-06-02

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win his 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday to win his 12th French Open title, securing his 18th major championship and continuing his streak of never losing a final at Roland Garros....
20:00 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win record 12th French Open PARIS — For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal allowed Thiem to break him and even things at a set apiece...
00:26 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal: Can Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer? No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question was fired towards him....
16:13 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 12th French Open title • Nadal wins 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to claim 18th grand slam title• Spaniard is only two behind Roger Federer’s record of 20Rafael Nadal, hair thinning, legs slowing imperceptibly but genius intact, remains unbeatable on the clay of Roland Garros. Not even a spirited challenge by the world No 4, Dominic...
21:26 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal lost a set to Dominic Thiem. It fueled him to a 12th French Open title. Nadal proceeded to win 16 of the next 17 points and claim the third set in 24 minutes. Nadal now has 18 Grand Slam titles, pushing him closer to Roger Federer's 20, the men's record....
04:26 2019-06-10

Watch: Rafael Nadal, American Sloane Stephens advance to round of 32 in French Open Men's defending champion Rafael Nadal and American Sloane Stephens -- the 2018 women's runner-up -- each advanced to the 2019 French Open's round of 32 with straight set wins Wednesday in Paris....
19:13 2019-05-29

Watch: Rafael Nadal sweeps Roger Federer, reaches French Open final Rafael Nadal climbed to yet another French Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets in the semifinals Friday at Roland-Garros in Paris....
18:13 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal, Pillar of Roland Garros, Wins the French Open for the 12th Time It was the second consecutive year Nadal had beaten Dominic Thiem in the final. Nadal is now 12-0 in finals in Paris and has 18 Grand Slam titles over all....
22:52 2019-06-09

French Open: Roger Federer catches fire while Rafael Nadal survives stutter • Swiss beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8)• Spaniard drops set in 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victoryRoger Federer, who gives the illusion of making time stop, is enjoying his return to Paris after an absence of four years, as any 37-year-old tennis genius would, and he confirmed on day six he is still dang...
01:26 2019-06-01

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid performance in horrendous wind to see off Roger Fe...
20:26 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
17:00 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal — Djokovic rivalry. Djokovic will have been fatigued from finishing a sem...
17:52 2019-05-21

Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open: The 'King of Clay' dominated Dominic Thiem cementing his status as one of the greatest players in the history of men's tennis Clive Mason/Getty Images Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday, defeating Austrian Dominic Thiem in four sets. Nadal and Thiem traded powerful shots early, but as the match wore on, Nadal asserted his dominance and Thiem couldn't keep pace. One rally in the third set showed why Nada...
23:39 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there were no signs on day two of the championships that...
20:00 2019-05-27

Rafael Nadal says he is taking clay slump 'naturally' Rafael Nadal is enduring an unusual slump on clay but says he is not too concerned with the streak of disappointing results on his favorite surface        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Opinion: Roger Federer universally beloved — in part — because of Rafael Nadal rivalry The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry has, in almost every way, shaped how fans around the world have felt about men’s tennis since 2005.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Lampard or Terry would be mad to take Chelsea job now "It\u0027s Frank Lampard v John Terry for the Premier League – one way or another. But is all this talk of one of them becoming Chelsea\u0027s next special one a case of too much too young? Dan Levene takes a look..."...
13:52 2019-05-27

Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban to CAS "English Premier League side Chelsea have filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a transfer ban imposed by world soccer governing body FIFA, the CAS said on Friday."...
11:00 2019-06-07

Who needs flowers? The garden that won at Chelsea is still blooming impressive Andy Sturgeon’s best-in-show garden may seem like a simple green canvas. But look closer and it tells us something about the state of our worldGreen. A totally green garden without colourful flowers. Some black rocks. That’s about it. At first glance, it is the sort of garden a bee might buzz straig...
20:13 2019-05-22

Chelsea name Hazard's price at £130m – reports "Chelsea are ready to let go of Eden Hazard, according to reports on Saturday, but only if his suitors, Real Madrid, are prepared to stump up £130m for him."...
10:39 2019-05-25

Arsenal's Sokratis: 'We respect Chelsea but we are not afraid' The Greek defender believes the Europa League final will be won by the better team unit, rather than a standout individualDuring his first interview as an Arsenal player last summer, it was put to Sokratis Papastathopoulos that his former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel had once described th...
13:39 2019-05-26

It’s time for Chelsea to blow it up, trust the process and start again "With a manager on the way out, no star, and no chance of signing new players, it’s time for Chelsea to hit the reset button - writes Pete Sharland."...
14:39 2019-06-13

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw a changing of the guard, as the season ended in glory."...
00:39 2019-05-30

Hazard scores 2 as Chelsea beats Arsenal 4-1 in EL final BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was the worst way to retire. Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final on Wednesday, netting four times in the space of 23 minutes...
01:26 2019-05-30

Giroud signs new contract at Chelsea before possible transfer ban for club • Striker gives Chelsea boost by signing a new one-year contract• Club faces a transfer ban for the next two windowsOlivier Giroud has given Chelsea a boost by signing a new one-year contract for next season ahead of next week’s Europa League final. Giroud was due to be out of contract this summer, ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Real Madrid signs Eden Hazard from Chelsea MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has signed Eden Hazard from Chelsea in its second major offseason addition. The 28-year-old forward is joining Madrid on a five-year contract on Friday. The transfer fee had been reported to be around 100 million euros ($113 million). Hazard had already indicated his final ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Chelsea challenges FIFA transfer ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chelsea has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a one-year transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaking youth transfer rules. The court has confirmed the expected appeal, adding it is “not possible to say at this time” when a verdict ...
12:26 2019-06-07

Paper Round: Real and Chelsea to meet over Hazard "Real Madrid are closing in on Eden Hazard, West Ham may sell Javier Hernandez to buy Kostas Fortounis, and Ilkay Gundogan may leave Manchester City on a free."...
08:00 2019-06-01

Chelsea appeal against transfer ban to court of arbitration for sport • Chelsea due to be banned from signings for two windows• Move comes after Fifa rejects Chelsea’s appealChelsea have appealed to the court of arbitration for sport over the two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa after the club were found guilty of breaching rules regarding their dealings with overs...
17:13 2019-06-07

Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Ask Again For Her Release, Say She'll Never 'Betray Her Principles' Attorneys for Chelsea Manning on Friday have once again asked the court to release the activist and whistleblower from her confinement in Virginia on the basis that she cannot be coerced to testify in the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange.Read m...
01:00 2019-06-01

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks probe....
23:52 2019-05-31

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripod with an arm extension to reach blooms set deeper...
16:26 2019-05-21

Chelsea must move fast as huge changes are about to grip club "Seldom is summer a quiet time at Chelsea, and this closed season looks like being more tumultuous than most. Dan Levene on two months where nothing is expected to stay still for very long."...
03:39 2019-06-04

Live Europa League final: Chelsea vs. Arsenal An all-English final sees Premier League rivals Chelsea and Arsenal face off in Baku, Azerbaijan, at 21.00 CET. Organizers UEFA have come under fire over the suitability of the host city and ticket allocation....
21:26 2019-05-29

Paper Round: Hudson-Odoi set for new Chelsea deal "Callum Hudson-Odoi will sign a new deal, Arsenal line up two signings, Manchester United want Sebastien Heller and Jay Rodriguez could be a bargain."...
08:26 2019-06-05

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part of Mayor de Blasio’s much-ballyhooed rescue plan fo...
07:52 2019-06-05

Chelsea’s waltzing wizard Eden Hazard hopes for one last dance Europa League final against Arsenal will likely be the brilliant No 10’s farewell but he has always aimed to leave on a highEden Hazard’s plan was always to go out on a high. That was clear even when times were toughest, a little over three years ago, as the incoming Chelsea head coach paid a visit ...
22:13 2019-05-25

Arsenal v Chelsea: the 4,970-mile round trip to see a London derby Tickets are scarce, the match is in Baku and it costs a fortune, but that hasn’t deterred these Arsenal and Chelsea fansNo one wants their club to lose a derby – especially not in a European final – but, before worrying about what will happen in the Europa League final, Chelsea and Arsenal fans had ...
20:13 2019-05-29

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Sparks scored 10 straight points — the last eight by Gr...
20:13 2019-06-04

Real Madrid to sign Eden Hazard after agreeing a fee with Chelsea • Belgian to cost in the region of € £88.5m plus add-ons• He becomes third Real summer signing after Militão and JovicEden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after the Spanish club and Chelsea agreed a fee in the region of €100m (£88.5m) plus add-ons.Hazard said after Chelsea won the Europa League fi...
00:52 2019-06-06

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

Gareth Southgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea job • England manager focused on 2020 European Championship• Southgate confident his No 2, Steve Holland, will also stay putGareth Southgate has ruled himself out of a return to club football with Chelsea and expressed confidence his assistant, Steve Holland, will also remain with England as they target...
02:26 2019-06-09

To Baku and Beyond: One Chelsea fan’s mammoth trip to the Europa League final "Chelsea fan Jake embarked on an epic journey that took in three countries, multiple modes of transport and no little patience to ensure he could attend the Europa League final. Here is his story."...
18:52 2019-05-29

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after an apparent domestic situation turned into a shots fired incident. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a woman and her ex-boyfriend after he approached her...
11:52 2019-05-22

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
08:39 2019-05-29

Real Madrid announce signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea for £88.5m • Deal, subject to medical, could rise to £130m with add-ons• Belgian will sign five-year deal and earn £400,000 a weekReal Madrid have announced the signing of Eden Hazard on a five-year deal. The 28-year-old will be officially unveiled on Thursday once he has undergone his medical and with Real an...
23:52 2019-06-07

| Sarri's Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal....
17:00 2019-05-26

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to form film and TV production company The mother-daughter pair follow the Obamas into content creation, focusing on stories about womenHillary and Chelsea Clinton are to form a film and TV company to produce female-centric content. Bloomberg and the Hollywood Reporter have confirmed that the pair are in talks with studios about “a pipel...
15:13 2019-05-31

Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard at Chelsea "Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season."...
13:13 2019-05-22

Chelsea flower show 2019: this year's top garden trends From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, these are the highlights of this year’s showGreen was the dominant theme at Chelsea, literally and metaphorically. Main Avenue, home to the major show gardens, was awash with broad-leaved trees among a calming palette of green, pale yellow and wh...
21:13 2019-05-22

Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final "Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says he will sit down with the club\u0027s board to discuss his future following the Europa League final next week."...
17:52 2019-05-22

Britain's Queen Elizabeth tours Chelsea Flower Show Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, touring gardens including one designed by the Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of her grandson Prince William....
14:33 2019-05-21

| I hope Hazard comes this year: Perez says Madrid want Chelsea star Real Madrid president Florentino Perez confirmed the club are keen to sign Eden Hazard this summer and claimed Sergio Ramos has an offer to move to China....
08:52 2019-05-28

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
14:13 2019-05-30

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, her first steps as a fre...
19:26 2019-05-23

Chelsea Premier League fixtures 2019-20: United up first for Blues "Chelsea’s opening Premier League fixture of the 2019-20 season could barely be more daunting with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United looming on August 11."...
10:39 2019-06-13

Chelsea v Arsenal: Europa League final 2019 – live! Europa League final updates from the 8pm BST game in BakuThe fans making 4,970-mile round trip to see a London derbyAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 9.24pm BST 66 min: Arsenal respond by making a double change. Monreal is repalced by Guendouzi, while Torreira - in floods of tears ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Chelsea's Kante a doubt for Europa League final - reports "Chelsea midfielder N\u0027Golo Kante is a doubt for Wednesday\u0027s Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku after sustaining a knee injury in training over the weekend, according to British media reports."...
12:00 2019-05-27

Premier League: Manchester Utd to play Chelsea on opening weekend With the dust only just settled from last season's thrilling Premier League title race, thoughts now turn to the 2019/20 campaign after the new fixture list was announced on Thursday....
12:13 2019-06-13

Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show 3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s eventWeed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show. But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand appearances at this year’s event, it will be on a...
22:26 2019-05-21

Eden Hazard rules out playing for another English club after Chelsea • ‘I am a Blue. It means a lot to me,’ says forward• Europa League final likely to be Hazard’s last Chelsea gameEden Hazard, who is preparing for what is likely to be his final appearance after seven years at Chelsea, has ruled out playing for another English club and vowed to leave on a high by win...
01:39 2019-05-28

Chelsea blow Arsenal away to claim Europa League glory Three goals in 15 blistering second-half minutes obliterated Arsenal as Chelsea were crowned Europa League champions in Baku. The 4-1 victory is coach Maurizio Sarri’s first trophy with the London club....
05:13 2019-05-30

Would letting Maurizio Sarri leave really be sensible for Chelsea? | Jonathan Wilson The manager could go after a trophy and top-three finish. Eden Hazard is on his way. It sums up the modern ChelseaYou hope Maurizio Sarri enjoyed his first trophy in professional football – but this, surely, was not how he imagined it as he whiled away the hours on the ForEx desk of his bank in Flor...
12:39 2019-05-30

Christian Pulisic: ‘There’s a champion mentality at Chelsea’ | Dominic Fifield The young American may well be the only new recruit at Stamford Bridge next season and he is planning to make an impactEarly afternoon at Stamford Bridge and the man who could yet prove to be the only new face in Chelsea ranks next season was still pinching himself to be here at all. Christian Pulis...
00:13 2019-05-22

‘I think it’s goodbye’: Hazard ready to leave Chelsea after Europa League win • Belgian scores twice in 4-1 victory over Arsenal in Baku• Real Madrid target Hazard admits: ‘I want a new challenge’Eden Hazard has confirmed his desire to pursue a new challenge after seven years at Chelsea, having delivered an inspirational performance as a parting gift as his team thrashed Arse...
08:13 2019-05-30

Chelsea owner Abramovich donates $5m to fight anti-Semitism Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is donating $5m to the Jewish Agency For Israel in a bid to help fight anti-Semitism across the world, the organization said Thursday....
17:52 2019-06-13

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
11:13 2019-06-11

The Football Show: Why VAR is a mess "Ben Snowball and Marcus Foley discuss England’s strong start to the Women’s World Cup, take VAR to task and debate the USA’s celebration controversy."...
14:00 2019-06-15

Eden Hazard Double Powers Chelsea To Europa League Title Eden Hazard is widely expected to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid after seven years in England, and the Europa League win the perfect way for him to bow out....
07:13 2019-05-30

Arsenal And Chelsea Ready For Europa League Battle In Distant Baku After finishing fifth in the Premier League, two points behind Chelsea in third and one point behind Tottenham, Arsenal have to win to qualify for next season's Champions League after two years away....
06:39 2019-05-29

Arsenal’s win over Chelsea in January can be Europa League blueprint | Jonathan Wilson Unai Emery has proved a master of two-leg ties but also has the wherewithal to impose his gameplan in a one-off finalTransition is often a useful excuse for football clubs but in the case of Arsenal and Chelsea it happens to be true. The Europa League final will be a battle of two managers coming to...
10:01 2019-05-28

Europa League’s big brother gives added edge to Arsenal v Chelsea final Unai Emery’s team are under no illusions about the perils of missing out on Champions League qualification if they fail to beat already qualified Chelsea in BakuFor all the Europa League branding embossed over Baku’s Olympic Stadium, European football’s little brother could not quite escape the infl...
01:26 2019-05-29

Sarri on shaky ground as Chelsea challenge Arsenal for European glory "When Chelsea meet Arsenal in the Europa League final on the shores of the Caspian Sea on Wednesday, it might be coach Maurizio Sarri\u0027s last match in charge despite what appears as a solid first year at Stamford Bridge."...
12:00 2019-05-27

Chelsea win Europa League after Eden Hazard inspires thrashing of Arsenal It was hard to begrudge Maurizio Sarri his moment. Chelsea’s head coach has endured such a difficult first season in English football, his achievement in steering the team to a third-place finish almost forgotten in the traumas, dissent and occasional tantrums delivered from the sidelines. This coul...
00:39 2019-05-30

Eden Hazard exit leaves resilient Chelsea at a crossroads this summer Only Chelsea can end the season with another major European trophy in the cabinet and go into the summer break with more questions about the future than answers....
12:26 2019-05-30

N’Golo Kanté misses training but Chelsea refuse to rule him out of final • Midfielder expected to travel with squad to Baku on Monday• Knee injury puts Europa League final place in jeopardyChelsea have not given up hope of N’Golo Kanté playing a part in the Europa League final, despite the midfielder missing training on Monday to have treatment on a knee injury.Kanté was...
18:52 2019-05-27

Maurizio Sarri storms out of Chelsea’s Europa League training session • Manager kicks away his cap before disappearing down tunnel• Gonzalo Higuaín and David Luiz in practice match altercationMaurizio Sarri stormed away from Chelsea’s training session at the Olympic Stadium on the eve of the Europa League final against Arsenal within an hour of admitting for the first...
22:26 2019-05-28

Uefa Super Cup 2019, Liverpool vs Chelsea: When and where will European winners meet? With English football dominating this season's European finals, two Premier League sides will go head-to-head on the continent once more later this year when they contest the Uefa Super Cup....
01:52 2019-06-02

Arsenal and Chelsea can learn from Atlético’s Europa League launchpad | Sid Lowe Diego Simeone’s first trophy with the club paved the way for the league title, Champions League finals and the end of a long spell of disillusionmentOn the November night when Atlético Madrid were knocked out of the Champions League by Qarabag last season, the club captain Gabi Fernández was asked w...
20:52 2019-05-26

Chelsea confirm Maurizio Sarri’s exit and will ask for Frank Lampard talks • Sarri leaving to become Juventus head coach• Chelsea want Lampard from Derby to replace himChelsea have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri has left the club after one season as head coach and joined Juventus. The club will now approach Derby for talks with Frank Lampard in the hope of appointing him. R...
15:39 2019-06-16

If my Chelsea future hinges on winning final, sack me now, says Maurizio Sarri • Sarri expects talks with Chelsea after Europa League final• Manager linked with Serie A return but ‘happy’ at clubMaurizio Sarri would rather be sacked immediately than have his Chelsea future hinge upon the result of next Wednesday’s Europa League final, with the Italian under the impression he w...
19:52 2019-05-22

Chelsea set to push for Frank Lampard talks after Maurizio Sarri exit • Derby braced for formal approach for their manager• Lampard high on Chelsea’s list of candidatesDerby are expecting an approach from Chelsea to speak with Frank Lampard following Maurizio Sarri’s departure for Juventus.The manager’s exit after one season at Stamford bridge should be confirmed in t...
17:13 2019-06-14

Paper Round: Chelsea players to decide Maurizio Sarri future "Chelsea\u0027s players will have their say on Maurizio Sarri, Harry Wilson is wanted, Daniel James will wait on any transfer and Sean Longstaff may sign a new deal."...
10:00 2019-05-23

Premier League fixtures 2019-20: United face Chelsea on opening day "Manchester United face Chelsea in a crunch opening clash in the 2019-20 Premier League season, while newly-promoted Norwich City begin their campaign with a difficult trip to Liverpool."...
11:00 2019-06-13

Stop the blame game – injuries to Chelsea stars were luckless accidents "Why have Chelsea lost two key homegrown talents to the same Achilles injury in such a short space of time? And what does it mean for the players, and club? Dan Levene on two hugely unfortunate, but unlinked incidents."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Didier Drogba backs Frank Lampard’s case to become Chelsea manager • ‘If he feels ready I don’t think it is too early,’ former striker says• Derby manager on shortlist with Allegri and Watford’s GraciaDidier Drogba has endorsed Frank Lampard’s credentials to become Chelsea’s manager once Maurizio Sarri joins Juventus, with the former striker insisting his old teamm...
21:26 2019-06-13

Frank Lampard is Chelsea's no.1 manager choice with transfer ban set to be upheld Maurizio Sarri's agent has met Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia again to finalise his departure from Stamford Bridge, as Rio Ferdinand urged the club to appoint Frank Lampard as the Italian's successor....
13:26 2019-06-12

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
18:39 2019-05-22

Liverpool fan: ‘Football transcends everything here. To win it will mean an awful lot’ Liverpool supporters were on the top of the world as they celebrated their Champions League victoryOn the roof of the Shankly hotel in Liverpool, they were on top of the world. The afternoon sun had long been replaced by heavy clouds.And finally, briefly, it rained when Divock Origi secured Liverpoo...
03:39 2019-06-02

Could 2019 Be The Year Of Women's Football? It remains to be seen if this Women's World Cup will prove a break-out moment, despite a prize money gap of £291m compared with the 2018 men’s World Cup...
15:52 2019-06-10

The secret of this women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
20:01 2019-05-21

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
20:52 2019-05-21

Boy, 14, dies during football conditioning drills TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen has died after collapsing during conditioning drills with his school’s football team. The Tampa Bay Times reports that 14-year-old Hezekiah Walters collapsed Tuesday afternoon at Middleton High School. Tampa police say the team ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Even Europa League glory may spell the end for unloved Sarri at Chelsea | Dominic Fifield Lack of popularity with fans means the manager could depart whatever the result and his training tantrum fitted the moodChelsea have been here before. Both to Azerbaijan, where they sauntered past a depleted Qarabag in a one-sided Champions League group game last season, but also in terms of the sce...
13:00 2019-05-29

Chelsea Handler calls for Trump's impeachment for saying semi-automatic guns are 'entertainment' Comedian Chelsea Handler called for President Trump’s impeachment after he appeared on British TV to speak about gun violence in America calling semi-automatic rifles “entertainment.” ...
17:00 2019-06-06

Petr Cech Hopes To Haunt Chelsea In Europa League Final Farewell Petr Cech won 13 trophies including four Premier League titles and the Champions League in 11 seasons with Chelsea before moving across London to Arsenal in 2015....
12:00 2019-05-27

Chelsea will squeeze every penny out of Real Madrid for Eden Hazard, says Ramon Calderon Chelsea will be fierce negotiating opponents and will squeeze as much money as possible out of Real Madrid in a deal for Eden Hazard, according to Ramon Calderon....
19:39 2019-05-30

Aston Villa target loan move for Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu • Other clubs monitoring Welshman’s availability• Villa’s John Terry knows Ampadu from Chelsea trainingAston Villa are interested in signing Ethan Ampadu on a season-long loan from Chelsea if the 18-year-old becomes available this summer. Ampadu, who played more for his country than his club last se...
18:26 2019-06-15

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kanté set to miss Europa League final with knee injury • Midfielder hurt in training and being assessed• Chelsea play Arsenal in Baku on WednesdayChelsea’s preparations for Wednesday’s Europa League final have endured another serious setback after N’Golo Kanté suffered a knee injury in training which is expected to rule him out of the showpiece in Baku....
15:39 2019-05-26

How to watch Chelsea vs Arsenal: live stream Europa League final 2019 from anywhere The heated cross-London rivalry between Chelsea and Arsenal goes international next Wednesday as the teams travel to Baku in Azerbaijan to compete in the 2019 UEFA Europa League final. The situation may be a little absurd, but the stakes are no less high and this guide will tell you how you can watc...
04:00 2019-05-25

Disabled fans of Arsenal and Chelsea snub Azerbaijan’s Europa League final • Cost and logistics of Baku trip putting off supporters• Access issues exacerbate problems for wheelchair usersDisabled supporters have turned their backs on the Europa League final, joining a wave of dissent over Uefa’s decision to hold the showpiece event in Azerbaijan.Arsenal and Chelsea have ea...
22:26 2019-05-24

Euro Papers: Lampard to replace Juventus-bound Sarri as Chelsea manager "Frank Lampard will replace the Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri and become the next manager of Chelsea, according to the ever-reliable source, Gianluca Di Marzio..."...
14:33 2019-05-21

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption....
21:39 2019-05-27

How to get a jump on college football betting season College football point spreads for select 2019 encounters went up on the board last week in Las Vegas. Even if you haven’t yet lifted a finger in preparation for the coming season, you can use those spreads to get a sense of how teams and conferences stack up against each other. There are many block...
18:13 2019-06-03

Rob Gronkowski spikes any chance of him returning to football Three-time Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski could probably still catch footballs for a living if he really wanted to, but on Sunday he spiked any chance of him returning to the gridiron....
19:39 2019-06-03

Santos: Ronaldo is a football genius - as simple as that "Fernando Santos described Cristiano Ronaldo as a football \"genius\" after his hat-trick against Switzerland sent Portugal into the Nations League final."...
10:52 2019-06-06

England football fans in Porto 'an embarrassment' Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment", the Football Association has said....
20:13 2019-06-06

Fantasy Football: Five teams with projected volume changes Ben Gretch looks at five offenses that could be in for major 2019 volume changes compared to their 2018 results, and reviews the fantasy implications....
19:26 2019-05-29

Game to beware for each Top 25 college football team Whether potential trap games or tough tests on the road, here are contests that each top-ranked team, from Clemson to Mississippi State, should watch out for....
18:39 2019-06-03

3 Ex-UCLA football players sue school over injuries LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. The Los Angeles Times says former offensive linemen...
08:52 2019-05-31

Slovak football club the target of nationalist tug-of-war In football, there's almost nothing better than playing in a stadium full of passionate fans. But FC Dac 1904 it's an entirely different ball game. Tim Gosling reports from Dunajska Streda in Slovakia....
17:39 2019-06-03

Former Juventus boss Allegri wants year off from football "Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management."...
10:26 2019-06-14

SEC hired Deloitte to review its football officiating Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct review of its football officiating        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Wenger: Mkhitaryan case 'should not happen in football' Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his astonishment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't be able to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku over fears for the Armenian international's safety....
13:13 2019-05-24

The 10 best college football quarterbacks for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks college football players at each position. The quarterbacks include Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Vanderbilt renovating football stadium, other arenas NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is making some improvements to its football stadium to address what athletic director Malcolm Turner says are “very clear and obvious limitations” until a plan is devised to upgrade all of the university’s athletic facilities. Turner, who started ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Fitness tips: ways into football for beginners Soccercise, five-a-side and walking football are just some of the avenues into the game• Fit in my 40s: will Soccercise get me closer to my World Cup dream?SSE Wildcats, for girls aged 5-11There are more than 1,250 FA-run centres across the country, where girls can try football, train and play. Week...
09:00 2019-05-25

Hazard on the move! Dortmund sign Chelsea star Eden's brother Thorgan Eden Hazard may well be on the move this summer, but his brother Thorgan has done what all younger siblings like to do and steal the limelight with a transfer of his own....
22:39 2019-05-22

Maurizio Sarri: 'Sack me now if my Chelsea future hinges on winning the Europa League' – video Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said he would rather be sacked immediately than have his future at Chelsea hinge upon the result of the Europa League final. The head coach, who is 10 months into a two-year contract, was asked whether his future depends on winning the final. 'You cannot ... 10 months ...
19:52 2019-05-22

Maurizio Sarri throws hat and storms off during Chelsea training after Gonzalo Higuain row with David Luiz Maurizio Sarri astonishingly stormed out of Chelsea's training session ahead of the Europa League final after a row between two members of his squad....
22:01 2019-05-28

Chelsea vs Arsenal live stream: how to watch tonight's Europa League final 2019 from anywhere It's time for the first chapter in this week's all-England European final football affair. The 2019 UEFA Europa League final is on the menu today for what should be a delicious London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal. The teams (and at least some of their fans) have travelled all the way ...
20:26 2019-05-29

Chelsea starlet Reece James to miss start of next season with ankle ligament injury Reece James looks set to miss the start of next season after a scan revealed the Chelsea starlet suffered ankle ligament damage while playing for England Under-20s against Chile....
10:13 2019-06-10

Kate Middleton wears smart-casual outfit as she visits Chelsea Flower Show KATE Middleton looked very summery today. The Duchess of Cambridge sported smart-casual clothes at the Chelsea Flower Show – here are her outfit details....
15:13 2019-05-21

Chelsea's Europa League triumph shows I deserve to stay, says Maurizio Sarri – video Maurizio Sarri has said he is 'lucky' to be at Chelsea and deserves to stay on as manager after leading the club to the Europa League title and a top four finish in the Premier League.The Italian coach's future at Stamford Bridge has been under constant speculation, including links to a move to Juve...
08:13 2019-05-30

David Luiz tips Hudson-Odoi to fill Hazard void and be a Chelsea legend • ‘He has the talent one day to be like Eden,’ defender says• Fee of around £100m should seal Real Madrid move for HazardDavid Luiz has insisted there will be life after Eden Hazard at Chelsea and earmarked Callum Hudson-Odoi, the young England forward whose impressive campaign was so cruelly cut sh...
12:39 2019-05-30

Unai Emery admits Chelsea deserved to beat Arsenal in Europa League Final Arsenal head coach Unai Emery congratulated Chelsea on winning the Europa League Final after admitting that the Blues deserved to beat his side in Baku....
00:52 2019-05-30

Premier League fixtures 2019-20: Manchester United host Chelsea on opening weekend • Manchester City start the defence of their title at West Ham• Liverpool play opening match of season at home to NorwichManchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match...
10:39 2019-06-13

Eden Hazard Leads Chelsea's Thumping Of Arsenal In Lopsided Europa League Final It’s probably not surprising that the Europa League final—a match rife with controversy, low attendance, and teams traveling halfway across the world—was a snoozefest, but good God, was this boring. Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to claim the club’s second Europa League title, lifting a trophy that means ...
00:26 2019-05-30

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea Flower Show Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London's Chelsea Flower Show....
14:33 2019-05-21

'You get used to the gunfire' – filming the Libyan women's football team Denounced on TV, they train at secret locations watched by armed guards. We meet the woman from Hastings who made a fascinating film about Libya’s guttsiest football squad‘Just what our country needs!” rails the imam sarcastically on Libyan TV. “A women’s football team! And what’s more, they chose t...
17:26 2019-05-31

The 10 best college football running backs for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The running backs include Clemson's Travis Etienne and Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Fantasy Football: Five teams set to pass more in 2019; five ready to run Ben Gretch continues a review of his projections, discussing five teams set to pass more in 2019 and five likely to run more, plus the Fantasy implications of those shifts....
22:13 2019-05-30

Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistolsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the Ch...
15:26 2019-06-03

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. won’t play for the Volunteers as a fifth-year senior this fall. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings that both Kirkland and tight end James Brown have given up football ...
06:00 2019-05-29

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are still reaching out over a chasm. Hopes are raised, t...
11:13 2019-05-29

Football writers to honor Goldberg, Anderson, McDonough The Pro Football Writers of America will honor six award-winning sports writers who covered the NFL during their careers. As part of the annual Dick Connor Writing Contest, a competition that honors some of the best work in the field, Dave Goldberg, Dave Anderson, Will McDonough, Bob Oates, Lesley V...
23:26 2019-06-11

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster’s life. The ambitious coach was on the cusp of starting an exciting new chapter of his career in As...
15:26 2019-05-22

Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2018-19? We select an XI from the Championship and Leagues One and Two, plus a manager for eachGoalkeeper: Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) The Manchester United loanee is on Gareth Southgate’s radar after a league-high 21 clean sheets. Another outstanding season away from his parent club after shining at S...
14:52 2019-05-29

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:13 2019-06-12

What is football's biggest David v Goliath victory? | The Knowledge Plus: golden oldie top scorers, Zs in names and a Derby County curiosity. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Curaçao beat India 3-1 in the King’s Cup last week,” notes Bas van Eldonk. “Curaçao has a population of 162,000 v India’s 1.367 billion, which means there is one person in Curaçao for every 8,...
12:13 2019-06-12

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00 2019-06-12

Fantasy Football: Five underrated rookies to target this year Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
02:13 2019-05-22

International men’s football: talking points from the week’s action Nations League positives for Portugal and even England, dismay for David de Gea and Kosovo’s Euro 2020 qualifying joyThe numbed anticlimax of Sunday’s third-place play-off ensured the lingering impression of England’s Nations League campaign was one of deflation, as if any hint of progress over the ...
12:13 2019-06-12

Football Show: What England must do to reach a major final "Our intrepid reporter Marcus Foley asks some fans in Portugal what England must do to reach a major final after their calamitous defeat to the Netherlands."...
23:01 2019-06-07

Football Show: Spurs should NOT start Harry Kane "Ben Snowball and Michael Hincks deliver the first of three Football Show specials from Madrid ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham."...
14:13 2019-06-01

UA Football Coach Kevin Sumlin rides at Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS – University of Arizona head football coach Kevin Sumlin returned to the city he grew up in to ride during the Indy 500 weekend.  Coach Sumlin, who also suited up at Purdue, got to ride in a race car with legend Mario Andretti.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast on ...
10:13 2019-05-27

How Hearts are tearing up the women’s football template in Scotland As Scotland get set for the World Cup, Hearts are ploughing ahead with plans to replicate their boys’ academy setup for girlsAny notion that Heart of Midlothian could recruit a key member of staff from Manchester City appeared fanciful until recently. So, too, did the sense that a major Scottish clu...
17:13 2019-06-07

St. Thomas kicked out of football conference for beating the hell out of everybody The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust St. Thomas, the largest school in the NCAA Division III league and the most successful in recent years in sports. The MIAC announced Wednesday the Tommies will be “involuntarily removed” in two years by the conference ...
17:39 2019-05-23

Redskins QB Alex Smith throws football at OTAs Veteran quarterback Alex Smith was back on the field and throwing a football during the third day of Washington Redskins OTAs on Thursday in Ashburn, Va....
01:01 2019-05-24

AP Top 25 Podcast: Picking College Football Hall of Famers There are 76 former major-college football stars eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year, and whittling down the list to a class of about 12 players is almost impossible        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
23:26 2019-06-06

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
19:52 2019-06-08

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter of 164 feet, could potentially hit the planet on ...
23:52 2019-06-06

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
00:00 2019-05-23

Promotional Schedule Announced for 2019 UK Football Season Photo by Britney Howard | UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football’s promotional schedule has been announced for the Wildcats’ eight home games at Kroger Field in 2019. UK – fresh off a 10-3 season that culminated in a VRBO Citrus Bowl championship – will be seeking to build on the program’s...
06:52 2019-06-11

Maurizio Sarri's agent flies in for Chelsea talks as Juventus move proves tempting Maurizio Sarri's representative Alessandro Pellegrini has joined influential agent Fali Ramadani in London to hold talks with Chelsea on Friday over the coach's future at Stamford Bridge....
14:00 2019-05-31

Chelsea 4 Arsenal 1, Europa League Final: Eden Hazard hits brace as Blues win in Baku Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 4-1 in Baku to win the Europa League as Maurizio Sarri won the first trophy of his managerial career and condemned the Gunners to another season in Europe's second-tier competition....
23:52 2019-05-29

Arsenal Europa League parade: Gunners confirm trophy route for if they beat Chelsea in Baku Arsenal have confirmed their plans to hold an open-top bus parade on Thursday evening should they beat Chelsea in the Europa League final the night before....
15:26 2019-05-28

Arsenal and Chelsea fan groups plan Uefa talks after Europa League Final venue farce Prominent fans groups from Arsenal and Chelsea are seeking talks with Uefa to avoid a repeat of the farce that has left both London clubs returning thousands of tickets for the Europa League Final....
12:52 2019-05-28

Chelsea vs Arsenal line-ups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Europa League Final 2019 Chelsea are hoping that N'Golo Kante will be fit for tonight's Europa League Final against Arsenal, with Maurizio Sarri rating his chances as '50-50'....
19:13 2019-05-29

Chelsea vs Arsenal LIVE stream: Watch the Europa League Final for free online, on YouTube and on TV with BT Fans of Chelsea and Arsenal have had plenty of problems with getting to Baku, but supporters who have not been able to get tickets - or get to Azerbaijan at all, for that matter - can watch tonight's Europa League Final for absolutely free....
19:13 2019-05-29

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud would not regret beating former club Arsenal in the Europa League Final Olivier Giroud says he will have no regrets over beating Arsenal in next week's Europa League Final and ending their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League....
17:39 2019-05-21

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic sought Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's advice before £58m move As Christian Pulisic contemplated the possibility of a dream £58m move from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea in January, he turned to one of Arsenal's best players for guidance....
08:52 2019-05-22

Unai Emery 'proud' of Arsenal's season despite Europa League final defeat to Chelsea – video Unai Emery has said he is proud of his first season as Arsenal manager and feels positive about the club's future despite their loss to Chelsea in the Europa League final.Eden Hazard scored twice and created a third to steer Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over London rivals Arsenal in Baku. The defeat mea...
08:13 2019-05-30

Chelsea team news: N'Golo Kante will be fit to face Arsenal in Europa League Final Maurizio Sarri is confident N'Golo Kante will be fit to face Arsenal in the Europa League final after the midfielder returned to training with Chelsea this week....
18:52 2019-05-22

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: TE strategy and Tiers 1.0 Can you afford not to take one of the Big Three at tight end? Dave Richard looks at the state of the position for 2019, and gives his first positional tiers...
22:52 2019-06-13

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: WR strategy and Tiers 1.0 How many elite wide receivers do you want on your team? Dave Richard looks at the state of the position for 2019, and gives his first positional tiers...
22:52 2019-06-13

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
18:00 2019-05-21

Fantasy Football: Five under-the-radar rookie sleepers to target in 2019 Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
20:39 2019-05-23

Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league refereeJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few d...
21:26 2019-06-13

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Afghanistan authorities issued an arrest warrant for the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation Keramuudin Karim after he was banned due to sexual abuse complaints. Police told DW that Karim may not be in the country....
20:26 2019-06-09

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
14:13 2019-06-14

Ryan Switzer almost quit football — until Mike Tomlin’s pep talk After a pair of trades forced Ryan Switzer to move from Dallas to Oakland to Pittsburgh in a four-month span last offseason, he nearly quit football. “It was more than I didn’t think I belonged anymore,” Switzer told The Athletic. “I have never had somebody not want me before...
01:00 2019-06-01

Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VARJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Football Show in Madrid: Spurs should NOT start Harry Kane "Ben Snowball and Michael Hincks deliver the first of three Football Show specials from Madrid ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham."...
15:52 2019-05-31

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Baylor coach Art Briles to lead the Texas high school’s football team. Superintendent Jason McCullough said during a Facebook live session that the scho...
20:00 2019-05-25

Football quiz: when English clubs play in European finals With Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool in action this week, how well do you remember previous English finalists?Madrid will host the second all-English Champions League final on Saturday night. Which city hosted the first?Moscow MadridManchester MinskWho were the second English club to reach...
14:52 2019-05-29

David Squires on … Manchester City's dominance and football whataboutery Our cartoonist on the FA Cup final fallout, Pep Guardiola’s treble and press box invadersYou can now buy your very own print of this stripTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-21

Montenegro football coach Tumbakovic fired over Kosovo game Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country....
20:39 2019-06-08

'We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany's legacy for English football' – video report Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City in their 6-0 FA Cup final victory over Watford, which secured a...
14:52 2019-05-21

Tribute to life of Arizona Football Coach Dick Tomey TUCSON – Friday was the public memorial for Arizona’s all-time wins leader in football Dick Tomey. His legacy goes beyond victories on the football field. Here’s a tribute to Dick Tomey as-seen-on KVOA newscast. (Please look out for continued coverage on Dick Tomey’s funeral...
01:52 2019-06-01

Arizona eighth-grader has two Division I college football offers Cole Martin, a cornerback who will start high school next year, has two Division 1 college football offers.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

FIFA Women's World Cup: Why Germany has a unique football vocabulary It doesn't feel that way now, but Germans weren't enthusiastic about football in the 19th century. Christoph Marx, a World Cup historian, explains how special terms for soccer were developed to change that....
21:00 2019-06-07

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss francs by Fifa following an investigation finding...
20:39 2019-06-08

Jarryd Hayne: code-hopper registers to play football Hayne has already played in the NRL, NFL and rugby sevensReportedly now registered to play footballCode-hopping former NRL star Jarryd Hayne is reportedly about to take up football.The Dally M winner has registered to play for a local club on the NSW Central Coast and could turn out as early as Sund...
05:39 2019-06-02

England are finally playing football the right way – defeat has never tasted so good "England\u0027s 3-1 extra-time defeat to the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-final is far from disastrous with Gareth Southgate building a style and system that bodes well for the future, writes Marcus Foley."...
00:13 2019-06-09

England trips are being co-opted by the right but football has resisted before | Barney Ronay Tommy Robinson made an appearance in Guimarães on Thursday night and there are reports of England fans chanting his name in bars but together we can fight this influenceBack in the mid-1980s, when English football was a wild, rust-caked, occasionally frightening place, a group of Leeds United suppor...
14:26 2019-06-08

Florida teen dies after collapsing during football conditioning drills A Florida teen died this week after collapsing during football conditioning drills at the high school he was to attend next year — prompting a district-wide stoppage of all athletic activities to review safety procedures, officials said. Hezekiah Walters, a 14-year-old incoming freshman at Middleton...
20:26 2019-06-13

Inside the short, unhappy life of the Alliance of American Football Interviews with more than 40 senior AAF executives, lawyers, consultants, team presidents, coaches, players and other sources show the league began imploding even before the first game kicked off....
15:52 2019-06-13

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the opening weekend of t...
21:39 2019-06-10

Madrid: How to spend an unforgettable weekend in football’s capital city "Madrid eats, sleeps and breathes football. Home to three of Spain’s top-flight teams during the 2018-2019 season and to some magnificent stadiums, it is also the city to which fans will flock for the festival of football that is the Champions’ League final. It is a city that will welcome you in wit...
10:52 2019-05-23

PSG & Man City are damaging football - La Liga chief Javier Tebas "La Liga president Javier Tebas has slammed Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain for inflicting \"massive damage\" on European football with their spending."...
01:13 2019-05-22

| Players probed in Spanish football match-fixing swoop An operation against several footballers including former Spain international Raul Bravo accused of fixing matches in the first and second divisions is underway in Spain...
15:26 2019-05-28

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
02:00 2019-06-11

UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer. The university says the 74-year-old former coach was released from UC San Diego’s Jacobs Medical Center on Tuesday, four days after having surgery. Donahue will soon begi...
05:39 2019-05-22

UNC football coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina says football coach Mack Brown has had his right knee replaced. Team spokesman Jeremy Sharpe said Tuesday that the 67-year-old coach underwent the procedure Monday that was performed by one of Brown’s former players. Dr. Michael Bolognesi — who played de...
16:13 2019-06-04

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body Uefa by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rig...
15:26 2019-05-22

The Englishman looking to make football bigger than cricket in Bangladesh | Ben Fisher Jamie Day, a former Arsenal trainee, goes into World Cup qualifiers aiming high as manager of BangladeshSouth Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia and then Thailand, for a training camp. The past 12 months read like a backpacker’s paradise but, for Jamie Day, those Asian countries equate to business, pit stop...
14:00 2019-06-05

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
20:26 2019-05-28

Champions League football architect Johansson dies aged 89 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s governing body, has died. He was 89. Sweden’s soccer association said the former UEFA president died Tuesday after a short illness. Swedish Fo...
08:39 2019-06-05

Chris Long takes 2nd Good Guy Award from football writers Recently retired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has won his second consecutive “Good Guy Award” from the Professional Football Writers of America. Long is the 15th winner of the award and the first player to earn it in consecutive years. He announced his retirement last mon...
06:26 2019-06-05

Are the Portland Thorns the ideal template for a women's football club? Thorns attracted 19,000 fans to their home opener, and that figure was no anomaly. Theirs is a success story years in the makingMark Parsons gazes towards the gleaming new main stand at Providence Park and smiles. “I just love walking in every day,” the Englishman, who coaches the Portland Thorns an...
12:39 2019-06-04

Florida football standout arrested for wife’s murder with help of TV show A former safety at the University of Florida has been charged with killing his wife on Valentine’s Day three years ago, police said. Earl Antonio Joiner, 33, was arrested Saturday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Heyzel Obando, whose lifeless body was found in her apartment...
19:26 2019-06-10

Indian Football Team To Face Tajikistan In Intercontinental Cup Opener Defending champions India will take on Tajikistan on July 7 in the opening match of the Intercontinental Cup 2019. The final of the tournament will be played on July 18....
20:00 2019-06-10

Lothar Matthäus: ‘With Putin I talked football, judo and Brexit' The German legend discusses Bayern’s defeat by Manchester United 20 years on, Maradona and meeting Russia’s presidentIt is hard to define Lothar Matthäus. A box-to-box midfielder or a libero? Germany’s most-capped player but perhaps still a little unloved? Exceptional in the air but only 5ft 9in tal...
14:52 2019-05-23

Euro steps: Top football programs discover European recruits Euro steps: Top football programs discovering European recruits with help of former college player from Cleveland know living in Germany        ...
00:39 2019-06-07

On Pro Football: Nick Bosa Comes With the Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter Nick Bosa has been scrubbing his Twitter account ahead of the N.F.L. draft. But will teams care what he has said when he can rush the quarterback so well?...
21:26 2019-05-21

Baku farce is a reminder football should use its influence for the better | Paul MacInnes Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s absence from the Europa League final suggests the sport must rise to this political momentJust as political enthusiasts found themselves casually deploying the lexicon of international trade after the Brexit vote, so football supporters are having to brush up on their internatio...
22:26 2019-05-21

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday comes after an investigatio...
01:26 2019-05-30

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boysA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of household names has been found guilty of sexually abusing schoolboy players.Bob Higgins, who worked with hundreds of youngsters, was found guilty of 45 ...
18:00 2019-05-23

Chelsea star Millie Bright hails John Terry influence as she eyes World Cup glory with England England defender Millie Bright has revealed how John Terry is still giving her and other Chelsea players support, despite the former Blues captain leaving the club two years ago....
14:52 2019-06-05

Chelsea vs Arsenal player ratings: Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud star as Mesut Ozil flops Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri's side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan....
23:52 2019-05-29

Maurizio Sarri admits N'Golo Kante gamble for Chelsea vs Arsenal Europa League Final Chelsea boss Maurizo Sarri says he does "not know" how fit N'Golo Kante is after naming the midfielder in his starting XI for tonight's Europa League final against Arsenal....
21:26 2019-05-29

Chelsea respond after Supporters Trust criticise club over Baku travel plans for Europa League Final Chelsea have expressed their sympathy with fans after the club's supporters' trust criticised the Blues over their handling of ticket arrangements for next week's controversial Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku....
20:13 2019-05-24

Juventus president to attend Europa League Final amid interest in Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is attending tonight's Europa League final as the Serie A club's managerial target Maurizio Sarri raises more doubts about his Chelsea future....
12:13 2019-05-29

Peyton Manning turned down Monday Night Football: ‘Wasn’t the right time’ After Jason Witten’s tenure as Monday Night Football analyst ended after one underwhelming season with a return to the Dallas Cowboys, ESPN approached the man many thought should have the job in the first place. And Peyton Manning turned them down. “I talked to the Monday Night Football ...
01:00 2019-06-01

Marana youth football president sentenced to 120 days in jail for embezzlement Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Grand Jury indicted Steve Leslie Marshall for the embezzlement of funds from the Marana Broncos, a youth football organization/ Marana Broncos Facebook Page MARANA, Ariz.- The president of a youth sports league in Marana was sentenced to 120 days in jail in...
02:52 2019-06-11

Why is Trent Dilfer coaching high school football? One reason is the son he lost. Sixteen years after the death of his only son, the former Super Bowl winner and ESPN analyst has traded in his cushy lifestyle for 20-hour days at a small Tennessee high school....
15:26 2019-06-13

BT sponsors England: FA signs £60m five-year deal for football teams and Wembley BT have agreed a deal with the Football Association worth in the region of £60million to become the new main sponsor of all 28 England football teams....
12:01 2019-06-04

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic officials of showing disrespect to its national team after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags search...
16:52 2019-06-10

Jack Wilshere almost quit football during Arsenal injuries due to son's seizures Jack Wilshere has revealed how he nearly quit playing football while at Arsenal after struggling to cope with his recovery from a serious injury - which occurred at the same time as his son was suffering from seizures....
10:39 2019-06-12

German football teams smash world record for longest match Two teams from southwestern Germany played a 168-hour game from May 29 to June 5 that ended in a draw. The match already surpassed the previous record holder on June 3....
22:13 2019-06-05

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
20:13 2019-06-16

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football after an internal review following its operation at the Sheffield derby in March, which was heavily c...
14:39 2019-06-14

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
20:39 2019-06-08

'Don't be that idiot': FA releases short film on antisocial behaviour in football – video The Football Association has released a video to highlight the issue of anti-social behaviour across English football as England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals. It features Gareth Southgate urging fans to behave themselves and help make watching the sport a positive activi...
16:52 2019-05-30

Former Oregon football star recalls take-down of Parkrose High School would-be shooter An Oregon high school football and track coach, who once starred as wide receiver for the Oregon Ducks, recalled Sunday taking down an armed man before any damage could be done....
14:39 2019-05-21

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
20:39 2019-05-23

Quarterback transfers are surging and creating challenges for college football coaches The rise in quarterback transfers has left head coaches scrambling to fill depth charts and locate what is increasingly rare: the developed backup.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
23:00 2019-05-29

Spanish football players arrested in Liga match-fixing scandal Several professional footballers have been arrested in Spain in relation to match-fixing. Spanish police have been investigating allegations of rigged games during the 2018-19 season....
16:13 2019-05-28

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards’ staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise’s all-time wins leader with 131. He led C...
22:52 2019-05-28

Ineligible Clemson football players lose appeal, out for 2019 season Banned Clemson football players Braden Galloway and Zach Giella remain ineligible for the 2019 season after the NCAA denied their appeals on penalties received for testing positive for a banned substance....
21:00 2019-05-24

Paper Round: City start Felix talks, Chelsea eye Coutinho as Sarri future reaches crunch time "Manchester City have begun talks over Joao Felix, Chelsea are eyeing Philippe Coutinho and Maurizio Sarri’s future takes a twist. It’s Friday’s Paper Round."...
04:26 2019-05-31

Chelsea players Antonio Rudiger, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi all convicted of speeding on the A3 in the space of four days EXCLUSIVE: Three players convicted ahead of team's Europa League win Centre-back Antonio Rudiger could face driving ban after being caught at over 100mph...
12:13 2019-06-05

Ex-Bengals coach Marvin Lewis joins Arizona State football staff Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis will join Herm Edwards' staff as a special advisor to the Sun Devils.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player’s father called the accusation by the unidentifie...
03:26 2019-06-02

Late UA football coach Dick Tomey to be inducted in AZ Sports Hall of Fame Coach Dick Tomey honored during a game in 2014/ Arizona Football Facebook Page TUCSON – Late University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey will be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame in November, the Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission (ASEC) announced Thursday. After a five-mont...
21:00 2019-05-30

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
00:13 2019-06-07

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
14:13 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere Times couldn't be any more exciting in women's soccer. It's experiencing its biggets popularity ever and now the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 has arrived. The eighth edition of the tournament is happening in France, with 24 teams battling it out for the biggest prize there is in f...
16:26 2019-06-07

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Copa América 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere The Copa América, South America's biggest football tournament, heads to Brazil for the first time in 30 years with Chile looking to be crowned champions for the third time in a row. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting a Copa América 2019 live stream ...
01:00 2019-06-15

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry....
16:13 2019-05-21

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday."...
18:13 2019-06-08

Terry Bowden joining Clemson football coaching staff as unpaid intern Former Auburn and Akron head coach Terry Bowden will join Clemson as a unpaid intern. Bowden is the brother of former Tigers coach Tommy Bowden.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Book excerpt: Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk family and football Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk about their fathers and football in this excerpt of his forthcoming book, "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul."...
19:00 2019-06-16

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
22:00 2019-05-23

Fantasy Football: Amari Cooper now 'main vein' of Dallas' passing attack Amari Cooper's Fantasy value improved after being traded to the Cowboys last season. Jamey Eisenberg caught up with Cooper this offseason and looks at his outlook for 2019....
00:26 2019-05-25

Confirmed: FIFA 20 'Volta' indoor five-a-side football and street mode coming And it's confirmed! FIFA 20 is getting a street football mode called Volta Football. A fully-featured, less serious 'jumpers for goalposts' mode, it'll offer up  3v3 Rush (no goalkeepers), 4v4, 4v4 Rush, 5v5 and Professional Futsal play types.Arenas with and without walls fr...
18:39 2019-06-08

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
18:01 2019-05-28

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
01:13 2019-05-29

Eden Hazard reveals what Maurizio Sarri told Chelsea during Europa League Final half-time team talk Eden Hazard has revealed what Maurizio Sarri's said during his half-time team-talk to inspire Chelsea to Europa League glory after a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in Baku....
23:52 2019-05-29

Wenger: I might not return as a manager "Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon but says he is at a crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager."...
10:52 2019-05-24

How to Return a Lost Phone You stumble across a lost phone, maybe in a bathroom or in the back of a cab. You feel bad for whoever lost it — that could be you someday! — but don’t know how to reunite it with its owner. Here’s how....
17:52 2019-05-21

Nadal won't return until Wimbledon "French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he will play no grasscourt warm-up tournaments ahead of Wimbledon but is confident he can mount a challenge for a third title in southwest London."...
08:52 2019-06-10

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few day...
01:26 2019-05-24

Two Clemson football players will miss season after NCAA denies drug test appeal Clemson players Braden Galloway and Zach Giella will miss the 2019 football season after the NCAA denied appeals of failed drug tests last December.        ...
21:39 2019-05-24

Man City star Raheem Sterling wants to meet FA and Premier League about combating racism in football Manchester City's Raheem Sterling hopes to get the opportunity to speak to the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League about improving the fight against racism in football....
10:00 2019-05-22

Festival of skill and Hegerberg's principles combine to create watershed moment for women's football "The World Cup might be missing its biggest star in Ada Hegerberg but 2019 could prove a watershed moment for women’s football, writes Carrie Dunn, with the Lionesses front and central of a summer that could see football finally come home."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Fantasy Football: Five big NFC questions highlighted by projections include Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley Ben Gretch reviews some big questions he came across in the NFC after doing his projections, including thoughts on Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley and more....
20:26 2019-06-11

Auburn football’s long-time radio voice, wife killed in rear-end crash The long-time radio voice of Auburn football and his wife were killed Saturday when their SUV was rear-ended by a 16-year-old in another SUV, according to reports....
17:39 2019-05-26

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He’ll serve as a guest...
06:13 2019-06-14

Ex-Auburn Tigers football coach joins Clemson staff as unpaid graduate intern Former Auburn Tigers football coach Terry Bowden will join the Clemson Tigers coaching staff as an unpaid graduate intern for the 2019 season, an official said Monday....
02:39 2019-06-12

High school football star shot dead by friend over video game dispute A Florida football player was shot dead by a longtime friend this week during a spat over a video game, according to a new report. Joshua Ancrum, 17, was killed inside his pal’s Miami Gardens home Tuesday afternoon when the gaming dispute between the teens got heated, WPLG Local 10 reported. H...
21:13 2019-05-23

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Fantasy Football: Five big AFC questions highlighted by projections include Damien Williams and Josh Jacobs Ben Gretch reviews some big questions he came across in the NFC after doing his projections, including thoughts on Damien Williams, Josh Jacobs and more....
23:13 2019-06-12

Football plays with fire as it merrily fans the flames of hate and division | Barney Ronay There is rapacious ambition in so many parts of this industry now, albeit often concealed behind the same mask of sickly piety worn by Sven-Göran Eriksson and his ball project“The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was that it was impossible to avoid joining in.”It is 16 years since Sven-Göra...
22:26 2019-05-24

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
00:39 2019-05-22

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri closes in on Juventus move as Eden Hazard's Real Madrid transfer dream is delayed Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri hopes to be appointed Juventus manager this week, but Eden Hazard's wish to secure a dream move to Real Madrid before tomorrow have been dashed....
13:26 2019-06-03

Report: Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
23:39 2019-05-31

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed low. When the oft-injured, oft-struggling southpaw finally fired a strike, the Saturday afternoon crow...
07:00 2019-05-26

Sharapova to return to action in Mallorca Former world number one Maria Sharapova is set to return to the tour after accepting a wildcard entry at the Mallorca Open, four months after undergoing surgery on her right shoulder....
12:52 2019-06-10

Renee Zellweger's big return to TV Renee Zellweger returns to TV for the first time in 18 years with Netflix drama, "What/If." (May 21)        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ shootaround Sunday morning at Scotiabank Arena ahead of Game 2, Kerr’s remark made it logistically possible for Durant to make his return from a partiall...
04:00 2019-06-03

FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane's worldwide grounding in March....
07:39 2019-06-13

Hair raising! The return of the perm The trend responsible for some of the 80s’ most ‘memorable’ barnets is back. But fear not – the modern look is less Deirdre Barlow, more a tumble of soft wavesIt is a truth universally acknowledged that everybody wants the opposite of the hair they have. Those with bountiful curls are wont to straig...
20:39 2019-05-21

Kerr: Thompson likely to return for Game 4 Golden State guard Klay Thompson sat out Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, but he likely will return for Game 4, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told The Athletic's Tim Kawakami late Wednesday in Oakland, Calif....
15:00 2019-06-06

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five years. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Boeing 737 MAX May Not Return To Service Until August The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final......
12:26 2019-05-29

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especially among women, has come back to the Republicans as the economy has surged....
18:52 2019-05-21

Spice Girls return to the stage The Spice Girls kicked off their highly anticipated reunion tour in Dublin on Friday night, however some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "awful" sound problems during the show....
07:39 2019-05-26

British diver who helped rescued Thai football team from cave receives MBE at Buckingham Palace A diver from north-west London who last year battled to save the football team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand has been made an MBE for his heroic actions....
04:00 2019-06-13

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Fantasy Football: OTA headlines with Lions front and center; plus Anthony Miller, D'Onta Foreman, Pats, FFT and more It seems there's always Fantasy Football news as we near mandatory minicamps and the NFL's pre-camp vacation time. Let's start with headlines in Detroit....
23:13 2019-05-30

How football helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford cope with wife's health scare Having to learn a new offense has helped take Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's mind off his wife Kelly's recovery from brain surgery.        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
18:39 2019-05-30

Tony Romo, Julius Peppers, Josh Heupel on College Football Hall of Fame ballot Former Dallas Cowboys and Eastern Illinois quarterback Tony Romo is among the players on the ballot for the 2020 class of the College Football Hall of Fame....
19:52 2019-06-03

Tiemoue Bakayoko 'looking for stability' as midfielder returns to Chelsea from AC Milan Tiemoue Bakayoko wants stability and has therefore decided to return to Chelsea to fight for a starting spot at Stamford Bridge next season, his brother and agent has confirmed....
18:13 2019-06-08

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa 'sad' for David De Gea after snatching his Spain spot Kepa Arrizabalaga understands why David De Gea is "sad" about losing his starting spot in the Spain team, with the Chelsea goalkeeper's form towards the end of the Premier League season being revealed as a key reason for his preference in La Roja's set-up....
14:39 2019-06-11

Eden Hazard drops Chelsea transfer bombshell: 'I have made my decision' Latest News | Hazard already in talks with Real Madrid players about Chelsea exit Premier League - LIVE! | Top flight news and reaction after Man City are crowned champions...
09:26 2019-05-24

Prince Harry 'honoured' as he meets Chelsea pensioners who landed on Normandy beaches on D-Day The Duke of Sussex said he was "honoured" to be alongside six D-Day veterans as he inspected Chelsea Pensioners at their annual Founder's Day parade at the Royal Hospital Chelsea....
00:39 2019-06-07

| Beast set for Sharks return as Bosch sidelined There was good and bad news for the Sharks on the injury front as they prepared to face the Stormers in the their final Super Rugby league match of the season....
16:39 2019-06-12

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant’s return may finally be here TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr listed Kevin Durant as “a game-time decision” but sounded optimistic he will be a go for his long-anticipated return in do-or-die Game 5 vs. the Raptors on Monday night. Durant participated in Monday’s morning shootaround at Scotiabank Arena and Kerr said he “look...
19:26 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane's worldwide grounding in March....
18:39 2019-06-12

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their...
21:52 2019-05-28

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album NEW YORK (AP) — Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic, instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, are back with their first album in five years. “Mettavolution” offers six original tracks and one ambitious cover — a 19-minute version of Pink Floyd’s 1971 ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Foles says wife encouraged him to return to Jags Nick Foles said that the Jaguars have "been wonderful" since his wife suffered a miscarriage and that it was her decision to have him return to the team for OTAs....
09:13 2019-06-01

FAA Acting Chief Won't Predict When 737 MAX Will Return to Flight Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell appeared to undermine industry expectations that Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets would be heading toward a smooth and predictable return to the skies....
08:26 2019-05-23

Report: Warriors' Looney could return in Finals Golden State big man Kevon Looney could see action in the NBA Finals, despite suffering an upper-body cartilage fracture in the Game 2 of the series against the Toronto Raptors, according to a report....
01:52 2019-06-07

Arkansas pounds Ole Miss 14-1, earns return to CWS Arkansas secured a second straight trip to the College World Series by crushing Ole Miss 14-1 in the deciding game of its super regional       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
05:13 2019-05-23

Cheap flights to Canada: Get return tickets from the UK for £250 FLIGHTS to Toronto and other Canadian destinations are currently very cheap with several airlines. Find out how to snap up a great transatlantic deal....
18:52 2019-05-21

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed Kendrys Morales on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. Morales is the 20th player to go on the IL this year for New York, matching its total for the entire 2018 season. The first baseman/designated hitter had three hits in the Yankees̵...
03:00 2019-06-14

Federer triumphant on Roland Garros return "Roger Federer\u0027s first match at the French Open since his quarter-final loss to Stan Wawrinka in 2015 ended in a 6-2, 6-4 6-4 win over Lorenzo Sonego."...
18:39 2019-05-26

Thursday Forecast: The 90s return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 92 degrees under abundant sunshine...
15:00 2019-05-30

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets....
15:01 2019-06-09

The Wizardry Series’ Return To America Has Hit Another Snag Last Wednesday, in the early afternoon, at least one obsessive Wizardry fan (me) was eagerly reloading the Steam Store page for Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, the 2009 Japanese Wizardry spinoff whose Windows port was scheduled to finally launch at 1:00 PM Eastern. When the launch time arrived an...
23:52 2019-06-04

Warriors bank on Thompson's return for Game 4 OAKLAND - The Toronto Raptors can move within one game of their first championship Friday night, but likely they will see a different-looking opponent than two days earlier when they take the floor for Game 4 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena....
05:00 2019-06-07

| What does Modi's return to power mean for India's Muslims? Days after returning to power with a resounding mandate, India's prime minister Narendra Modi has struck a conciliatory tone by saying his party needed to win the trust of Muslims - the country's largest minority....
01:26 2019-05-29

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
04:52 2019-06-01

21 MMA thoughts, including the return of Nate Diaz Ariel Helwani looks back at UFC Fight Night in Stockholm, Sweden and discusses Monday's show, which includes the first interview with Nate Diaz in more than two years....
15:00 2019-06-03

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
13:52 2019-06-02

Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped? Measles outbreaks across the US are forcing public health officials to take drastic action to get people vaccinated, threatening fines or even jail time...
15:52 2019-05-21

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
18:00 2019-05-28

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho: Maurizio Sarri joining Juventus a 'betrayal' for Napoli fans Chelsea duo Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri have urged Maurizio Sarri to stay at Stamford Bridge, with the former admitting a move to Juventus would be seen as a betrayal by Napoli fans....
21:26 2019-06-03

Thibaut Courtois welcomes Eden Hazard to 'best club in the world' Real Madrid following Chelsea exit Thibaut Courtois was clearly delighted to see his compatriot Eden Hazard officially join Real Madrid on Friday night, but the goalkeeper risked the wrath of Chelsea fans with his welcome message to the winger....
11:39 2019-06-08

Report says Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year Apple purchased biometric company AuthenTec back in 2012 for $356 million. The next year, the iPhone 5s was launched and was the first iOS device equipped with the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. This was a mainstay feature for the iPhone until 2017's iPhone X replaced the biometric scanner with Face ...
03:52 2019-05-26

Woods primed for return to site of greatest performance Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title....
21:52 2019-06-10

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on the injured list, reliever Dellin Betances threw his...
19:00 2019-05-27

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is scheduled to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, while Kevin Durant remains sidelined as he works back from a strained right calf. Thompson will be on the court as long as he doesn’t have any further issues with the strained left hamstring ...
23:13 2019-06-06

Federer turns on the style on Roland Garros return Roger Federer returned to the French Open and breezed into the second round with a 6-2 6-4 6-4 win against Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, four years after hitting his last ball on the Parisian clay....
23:26 2019-05-26

Anticipation grows ahead of Federer's return to Paris "All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four years to create something of a social media frenzy this week."...
10:52 2019-05-23

One Day At A Time producers still holding out hope for the show's return “All I can say is that there’s hope—there’s not not hope.” That’s One Day At A Time executive producer Mike Royce, talking to a panel full of fans about the beloved (former?) Netflix series, and the chances of the Alvarez clan scoring some kind of last-minute salvation from the cancellation heap. Pe...
12:26 2019-06-09

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla Foundation must transfer 37-year-old Ndume (nnn-DOO...
21:39 2019-06-08

Kevin Durant looks scary good before NBA Finals return He’s back. Kevin Durant was flying all over the floor during warmups before the Warriors’ do-or-die NBA Finals Game 5 against the Raptors on Monday night, as fans of Canada’s team unleashed boos each time the superstar slammed the ball and let it go from beyond the arc. Durant is m...
05:13 2019-06-11

Federer delights fans with hint of Paris return At the age of 37, Roger Federer knows he cannot keep playing amongst the world's greatest tennis players for too much longer, and his fans know that too, often treating his appearances round the world like valedictory performances....
18:39 2019-06-07

Didi Gregorius’ return to the Yankees coming into focus Didi Gregorius went hitless in three at-bats and played seven innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Single-A Tampa in a 2-1 loss in Bradenton on Saturday night on his road back from offseason Tommy John surgery. “I texted with him probably three days ago when he started [extended spring ...
09:39 2019-05-26

Federer to face Sonego in Roland Garros return "Roger Federer will face world number 73 Lorenzo Sonego at Roland Garros, his first match at the venue since losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter-finals in 2015."...
22:00 2019-05-23

Dipa Karmakar Will Return To Gymnastics When Fully Fit, Says Coach Dipa Karmakar's rehabilitation after a knee injury is taking longer than usual, forcing her out of the Asian Championships scheduled from June 13-16....
17:26 2019-05-23

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Durant in Sunday’s Game 2 at Scotiabank Arena, Kerr off...
02:13 2019-06-01

Unlikely heroes may miss final as Kane, Salah set to return MADRID (AP) — Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. They kept alive their team’s hopes of winning the European title with crucial goals and decisive performances. Without them, the English sides probably woul...
12:01 2019-05-31

Countdown for Durant's return ticks louder for Warriors The countdown for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's possible return to the lineup from injury ticks even louder after the two-time defending champions dropped the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-31

Cauley makes a new memory in return to Muirfield Village Many happy returns for Bud Cauley with a 67 at the Memorial a year after car crash broke 6 of his ribs        ...
03:39 2019-05-31

Auburn beats UNC 14-7 to return to College World Series CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Auburn scored 13 runs in the first inning to stun host North Carolina en route to a 14-7 victory Monday that sent the Tigers to the College World Series for the first time since 1997. Judd Ward hit a three-run homer and Edouard Julien and Matt Scheffler each had two-run sing...
23:13 2019-06-10

Federer enjoying 'outsider' tag on Roland Garros return Roger Federer counts himself as an "outsider" for the French Open title this year and says he is not merely trying to temper expectations on his return to the clay court Grand Slam following a four-year absence....
10:52 2019-05-27

Sharapova to return at Mallorca Open after shoulder injury Maria Sharapova will return to tennis at next week's Mallorca Open after being sidelined with a right shoulder injury since January        ...
15:26 2019-06-10

Richards Announces Return to Kentucky for Junior Season (AP Photo/James Crisp) LEXINGTON, Ky. – After testing the NBA waters and going through the NBA Draft process for the first time in his career, Kentucky men’s basketball forward Nick Richards has decided to continue pursuing his collegiate goals while strengthening his future professional prospects. ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Lee Daniels says Jussie Smollett will not return to Empire, but some insiders are less sure In April, Fox renewed Empire for a sixth season, with the network specifically noting that there were no plans for Jussie Smollett to appear in the season—though it did extend his contract just in case those plans changed. It was hardly a surprising move, since the network had cut Smollett from the ...
04:00 2019-06-05

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of a third straight U-20 World Cup after scoring a p...
00:39 2019-06-05

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
12:00 2019-05-29

Beto O'Rourke: Joe Biden would be return to the past, 'we've got to be bolder' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said electing Joe Biden would be a "return to the past" Thursday on "Morning Joe," and urged Democrats to leave the Obama era behind. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Revolution make Arena a winner in return to sideline Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury each scored a goal to give head coach Bruce Arena his first victory with his new club as the visiting New England Revolution held on for a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Galaxy....
12:52 2019-06-03

Anderlecht miss out on Europe ahead of Kompany return "Anderlecht missed out on European qualification for the first time in 56 years on Sunday, dealing a blow to Vincent Kompany who will take over as player-manager next season after leaving English treble winners Manchester City."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Raptors’ Anunoby (appendectomy) hopes to return for finals TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors reserve OG Anunoby hopes to return during the NBA Finals after missing almost seven weeks because of an emergency appendectomy. Anunoby had surgery April 11, two days before the Raptors opened the first round of the playoffs against Orlando. Over the past few days, he ...
21:39 2019-05-29

Euro Papers: Coutinho in Premier League return? "According to Mundo Deportivo, Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a transfer to Manchester United and Chelsea - although the Spanish paper have a hot take on PSG..."...
15:13 2019-05-30

Protesters return to streets in Honduras, despite president's concessions Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's decision to repeal decrees that have sparked violent demonstrations against his government in recent days failed to stop protesters from returning to the streets on Monday....
04:26 2019-06-04

"BJP's Return No Cause For Worry": Asaduddin Owaisi Tells Muslims Muslims in the country should not worry about the BJP returning to power because the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion to every citizen, news agency PTI quoted AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi......
21:52 2019-05-31

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 million pact last summer was done with Sunday — in a hostile Finals environment — in mind. This hasn’t b...
11:26 2019-06-04

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs in Tampa’s 8-4 loss to t...
11:26 2019-06-04

Leonardo's PSG return could be welcome news for coach Tuchel Leonardo's return as Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director could be welcome news for coach Thomas Tuchel after a difficult first season       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Zverev beats Fognini to return to quarter-finals German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-03

The date Didi Gregorius is expected to return to Yankees Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Didi Gregorius should rejoin the Yankees on Friday in Cleveland. Gregorius started at shortstop for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, a day after making an excellent throw from second while turning a double play. Gregorius got his first hit with SWB on Satu...
16:00 2019-06-02