• Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life
Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi started for Leicester City as Arsenal came back from 2-1 down to beat the Foxes 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller in the opening game of the English Premier League on Friday night, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

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  • Ditka: 'Clear cut' Trubisky should be Bears starter
Ditka: 'Clear cut' Trubisky should be Bears starter

Glennon had a rough time in his first appearance for Chicago . So let's start with Glennon. The Bears gave up a king's ransom for a relatively small payoff - there was no guarantee Trubisky was going to be taken by another team - and while Trubisky clearly had talent, he wasn't considered a can't-miss quarterback prospect.

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  • Newcastle paying the price for missing out on targets - Benitez
Newcastle paying the price for missing out on targets - Benitez

But Benitez feels his side haven't improved enough on past year, with just four days until their Premier League opener at home to Tottenham Hotspur . "We have to be sure the player is good enough for what we are looking for". Having impressed for Sunderland, the combative engine room operator controversially crossed the Tyne-Wear divide back i...

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  • Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says
Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says

Jaguars reporter Mike DiRocco reports the team is "unlikely" to allow LT Branden Albert to return to the organization. Albert had two years remaining on the five-year contract he signed with Miami in 2014. In mid-June Albert did not take part in a mandatory minicamp of three days held by the team, but reported with the other veterans for Ja...

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  • Monaco Join Premier League Giants In The Race To Sign Sergi Roberto
Monaco Join Premier League Giants In The Race To Sign Sergi Roberto

Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. But with the French champions unwilling to sell any more of their stars, Mundo Deportivo are reporting that they have switched targets and approached Barca instead.

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  • Custom officials seize 700 phones from Islamabad Airport
Custom officials seize 700 phones from Islamabad Airport

Citizens continue to face problems as the internet services continue remain affected for the second day, Samaa reported. During the temporary fault that occurred early on Saturday near Jeddah Saudi Arabia, PTCL had taken necessary measures by arranging additional bandwidth through its other cable systems and global cable business partners to mi...

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  • Wenger suggests Man United do not deserve Champions League football
Wenger suggests Man United do not deserve Champions League football

You take one of us, we'll take one of those you thought wasn't good enough but actually is quite good - or so, goes the Chelsea philosophy towards Manchester United's decision to prise Nemanja Matic away. "Not an issue. I think it's an ideal situation". "When you're a football player, you perform until the last day of your contract". Sun...

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  • Moeen Ali increases England lead over South Africa to 360 runs
Moeen Ali increases England lead over South Africa to 360 runs

Although nothing official will be announced until the end of the Manchester Test, England's assistant coach Paul Farbrace appeared to inadvertently confirm Gibson's move after the first day's play at Old Trafford. Tom Westley went in similar fashion, edging to substitute fielder Aiden Markram, who held on at a gully to leave England on 30-2....

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  • Manchester United complete signing of Matic
Manchester United complete signing of Matic

You're going to be looking for that as a club. As he sprayed cross-field passes with pin-point accuracy, Paul Pogba had an eye-catching game, roaming on the left side of midfield and generally making a nuisance of himself for the opposition.

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  • Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor
Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor

Ramirez blazed another attempt over the bar to end a lacklustre first-half as Everton carried their lone-goal aggregate lead into the break. Everton will learn their opponents for the Europa League play-off on Friday, with Koeman admitting the club will throw everything at chasing a place in the competition's group stages .

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  • Bolt raring for final show
Bolt raring for final show

The fastest man this year is Christian Coleman . De Grasse's absence from the 100m unquestionably boosts Bolt's chances of adding an eighth individual world championships gold to his incredible tally in his final solo race on Saturday.

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  • Cavs want young asset, veteran starter and draft picks for Kyrie Irving
Cavs want young asset, veteran starter and draft picks for Kyrie Irving

According to the same report, as many as 20 teams have inquired about Irving's availability. Cleveland can simply ignore Irving's request, hope for a reconciliation and win the East for as long as LeBron stays healthy and under contract.

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  • Jose Mourinho rules out potential move to Galatasaray for Marouane Fellaini
Jose Mourinho rules out potential move to Galatasaray for Marouane Fellaini

Manchester United head into their final preseason game of the summer on the back of yet another victory - and perhaps another new signing - after a comfortable 3-0 win over Norwegian side Valerenga . "It was Schweinsteiger. It's a free jersey, we have a few free and 31 is one of them", he said. United deserved the advantage as they were clear...

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  • LaVar Ball responds to Shaq's diss track
LaVar Ball responds to Shaq's diss track

The game was called early, with Team BBC defeating Big Baller Brand 53-43, according to ESPN . "She needs to stay in her lane because she ain't ready for this", he added. "I got me and Melo. If you're going to be qualified, you better be in shape and you better know the game", he added. "She's trying to make a name for herself, so she's walking ...

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  • Giants owner admires Odell Beckham's top-paid aim
Giants owner admires Odell Beckham's top-paid aim

Beckham, who signed an endorsement deal with Nike this offseason, is set to make $1.8 million this upcoming season, the fourth year under his rookie contract. "And we're going to pay him". Quarterbacks dominate the list of top-paid players in the league and the exceptions are usually tasked with sacking those well-paid signal callers.

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  • Sri Lanka facing huge deficit
Sri Lanka facing huge deficit

Yadav gave his side an early breakthrough after the Indian lower-order batsmen scored at a quick pace despite losing wickets at regular intervals. The decision was subsequently overturned after replays suggested the ball would have sailed over the stumps.

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  • Baltimore Ravens Sign Former Arena League QB David Olson, Not Colin Kaepernick
Baltimore Ravens Sign Former Arena League QB David Olson, Not Colin Kaepernick

Probably - but the Ravens and GM Ozzie Newsome chose to go another route, signing QB David Olson to a contract. Coach John Harbaugh talked to reporters Thursday after day one of training camp and said that while Flacco's back soreness may not be serious, it is serious enough to keep him out of practice for at least a week.

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  • Martellus Bennett spent the night in the Lambeau Field locker room
Martellus Bennett spent the night in the Lambeau Field locker room

Hours before heading to Green Bay, Bennett had another post to Instagram saying how hard it is to leave his daughter behind every year when arriving at training camp. via Rob Demovsky of ESPN . "Sleeping on the floor actually doesn't bother me, I actually like to sleep on the floor from time to time. So I couldn't get too comfortable to get too mu...

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  • Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture
Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture

However, post the World Cup triumph , Gerald Corbett, the club's chairman, told that "Lord's is changing". "When you are speaking about IPL, that means it's not about exposure but also quality matches palatable for crowd", a BCCI official, who has worked with women's cricket , said today.

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  • Draymond Green to face civil lawsuit from incident in MI last summer
Draymond Green to face civil lawsuit from incident in MI last summer

Bloom's press statement asserted that she was "proud to represent the accusers as they demand accountability and an apology from Mr". Our sister network ESPN reports green is "confident" this will be resolved soon. It had been preceded by a bar encounter two nights earlier allegedly between Green, two of Green's friends, Edmondson and his girlfri...

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  • Grace records lowest round ever at men's major championship
Grace records lowest round ever at men's major championship

There had been 31 rounds of 63 in the previous 441 major championships, with 10 coming in the British Open including Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson a year ago at Troon, but never a 62. Tiger Woods had a vicious lip-out in his bid for 62 in the second round of the 2007 PGA Championship at Southern Hills. First came Liang Wen-Chong in 2008 ...

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  • Conte happy with Chelsea win, commitment, Batshuayi improvement
Conte happy with Chelsea win, commitment, Batshuayi improvement

However, the 30-year-old has claimed he is not aware of any offers from Chelsea and is happy at the San Siro. It wasn't easy for me because sometimes when you win you think that everything is easy but it wasn't to win and to have this type of season.

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  • Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Spurs
Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Spurs

That demand reportedly happened last week and LeBron knew about it, and as he went through shock and disappointment, he allegedly leaked that info that surfaced on Friday of the trade request, according to Stephen A. It appears that not every National Basketball Association player wants to play alongside LeBron James , the best player of this g...

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  • West Ham announce club-record signing of Marko Arnautovic from Stoke
West Ham announce club-record signing of Marko Arnautovic from Stoke

With Pablo Zabaleta snapped up on a free transfer from Manchester City earlier in the summer, Bilic is on the verge of signing his four biggest targets of the close season. "I think they are terrific signings", he told talkSPORT . "Out of all the clubs, who are under it, West Ham are the best equipped, with them having the new stadium and the ...

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  • Man City agree £52m deal for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy
Man City agree £52m deal for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy

Manchester City paid a world record €57m fee to sign England right-back Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur last week, but the Englishman is set to lose the tag of world's most expensive defender soon. According to French sports daily L'Equipe, Manchester City and Monaco have finally reached an agreement over a fee for Mendy's move to the Etiha...

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  • Boasson Hagen takes stage win, Froome closes in on victory
Boasson Hagen takes stage win, Froome closes in on victory

Riding his fifteenth and final Tour de France , veteran Thomas Voeckler was given a raucous send off when he rolled down the ramp to rapturous applause. Dripping with sweat, he just about managed to cross the line in front of charging yellow-jersey wearer Froome who was the last rider to start, two minutes after Bardet.

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  • Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale
Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale

Jordan Spieth admitted it had been a near-perfect day after the world number three fired an ominous 65 in the first round of the British Open on Thursday to plant himself firmly in contention. "So I thought, OK, this is the game I've got". Some might watch Spieth and see chance as an overriding factor in his success, especially so when he make...

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  • Pakistani Government, Opposition Expect Court Verdict on PM Sharif
Pakistani Government, Opposition Expect Court Verdict on PM Sharif

You have promised to submit documents to the court tomorrow, the judge remarked. When the matter goes to the relevant forum, the clarification will come too, Raja responded. "The people of Pakistan have elected me and only they can remove me from this post". The deed was executed in 2006, and the Calibri font was not commercially available till 2...

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  • Arsenal Player Ratings v Bayern Munich: Who impressed and who disappointed?
Arsenal Player Ratings v Bayern Munich: Who impressed and who disappointed?

Arsenal were hit by food poisoning that, coupled with the severe 36 deg C heat in China, ruled several key players out, including Olivier Giroud and captain Per Mertesacker. "The decision is not to sell". NAIJ.com understands that both teams are not new to each other as they have met previously in the Champions League severally.

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  • League One, Two or overseas, I'll manage anywhere - Giggs
League One, Two or overseas, I'll manage anywhere - Giggs

Speaking at the launch of Soccer Saturday Super 6's sponsorship of Salford City FC, Neville said: "I said last season that the title would come to Manchester - and I was wrong - but I think this year it will". "It's a totally different experience to what I've had previously, just relax, not putting yourself under pressure so yeah, nothing has c...

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  • Yankees Acquire Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle
Yankees Acquire Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle

This is the first trade since the White Sox began rebuilding to include multiple players from the White Sox end. The White Sox are shedding payroll with their rebuild, so moving David Robertson became part of the plan as well. The Yankees have been looking for a solution at first base all season and have found it in Frazier, who can play third...

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  • DHS announces boost in seasonal worker visas during WH 'Made i
DHS announces boost in seasonal worker visas during WH 'Made i

To qualify for the additional visas, petitioners must attest, under penalty of perjury, that their business is likely to suffer irreparable harm if it can not employ H-2B nonimmigrant workers during fiscal year (FY) 2017. Kelly expressed frustration that Congress gave him discretion on the matter instead of issuing specific orders about the visas...

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  • Redskins, Cousins headed toward expensive contract deadline
Redskins, Cousins headed toward expensive contract deadline

Determining which team that will be could be a major story line around the league next spring. In a public statement, the Redskins placed the blame squarely on franchise player Kirk Cousins' camp for the sides' inability to reach a long-term agreement by Monday's 4pm ET deadline.

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  • Why OJ Simpson is expected to be paroled this week
Why OJ Simpson is expected to be paroled this week

O.J. Simpson's parole hearing is next week, and according to the Bleacher Report , numerous networks will be airing it live. O. J. Simpson's murder trial may have been considered "the trial of the century", but it was robbing memorabilia of his playing days that landed him in prison, and he may finally get out at the age of 70.

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  • Oops: Kohli posts image of another female cricketer to congratulate Mithali Raj
Oops: Kohli posts image of another female cricketer to congratulate Mithali Raj

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C.K. Khanna hailed the women's team for qualifying into the semi-finals of the tournament. England will play South Africa in the Women's World Cup semi-finals after a 92-run win over West Indies in Bristol secured top spot in the group.

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