• AC Milan chief Leonardo admits frustration with Chelsea target Higuain
AC Milan chief Leonardo admits frustration with Chelsea target Higuain

Meanwhile, SunSport quoting Marca reports that the former Real Madrid forward has agreed terms with west London club, adding that his move could be finalised today. The Argentina worldwide has managed just eight goals in 20 appearances in all competitions, well off his best scoring rate during his time at Napoli and Juve.

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  • Ex-French boxer surrenders after clash with Paris riot police
Ex-French boxer surrenders after clash with Paris riot police

In future, Mr Philippe said, the onus would be on "the troublemakers, and not taxpayers, to pay for the damage caused" to businesses and property during the protests which began peacefully in mid-November over taxes but quickly became more radical .

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"New captain" Ryan Saunders has Timberwolves' trust in interim role

Thibodeau's trademark hard nose coaching style and tendency to play starters extensive minutes eroded his relationship with both players and Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor . Towns and Andrew Wiggins were notified of Thibodeau's firing by phone. Saunders is younger than three of his players, and he appeared a bit nervous but handled his first new...

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  • Man City and Burton are chalk and cheese, says Brewers chairman
Man City and Burton are chalk and cheese, says Brewers chairman

Son of legendary manager Brian Clough, who led Nottingham Forrest to win two European Cups, Clough was in his first spell in charge when Burton, then in English football's fifth tier, held a Manchester United boasting Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney 0-0 in the FA Cup in 2006.

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  • Vic Fangio will be new head coach of the Denver Broncos
Vic Fangio will be new head coach of the Denver Broncos

Fangio, 60, is the architect of the league's No. 1 scoring defense in 2018 but has never been a head coach on any level. Former 49ers and Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has agreed to become the next Denver Broncos head coach. With Joseph out and Fangio in, the Broncos will look to capitalize on the plethora of talent the team has on the...

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  • Cleveland Browns part ways with interim head coach Gregg Williams
Cleveland Browns part ways with interim head coach Gregg Williams

Kitchens , who was a three-year starting quarterback at Alabama, wasn't afraid to be creative as he used wide receiver Jarvis Landry on running plays and to throw passes, and he got major production from rookie running back Nick Chubb, left tackle Greg Robinson and receiver Breshad Perriman - three players under-utilized by Jackson and Haley.

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  • Warriors ask National Basketball Association to investigate Cavs' signing, release of Patrick McCaw
Warriors ask National Basketball Association to investigate Cavs' signing, release of Patrick McCaw

The Warriors held McCaw's rights as a restricted free agent, then elected not to match offer sheet he signed December 28 with the Cavs as they considered the potential luxury-tax ramifications involved. "I've got enough to worry about", Kerr said, before adding, "The whole thing was kind of unusual". Over the weekend, word broke that McCaw would ...

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  • Bayern Munich confirm signing of Benjamin Pavard
Bayern Munich confirm signing of Benjamin Pavard

The Bundesliga club's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic announced the news on Wednesday, with Bayern having activated the Stuttgart centre-half's €35 million (£31m/$40m) release clause. France and Stuttgart full-back Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich at the end of the season. Pavard played in six of France's seven games at the World C...

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  • Transfer: Alvaro Morata decides to join Sevilla from Chelsea
Transfer: Alvaro Morata decides to join Sevilla from Chelsea

It wouldn't be the first time Chelsea have considered a move for the French striker. In total he has scored 24 goals in 72 appearances for the west London outfit - nine of those goals coming this season - with his place in Maurizio Sarri's side far from assured.

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  • Cavaliers Edged 63-61 by No. 23 Florida State
Cavaliers Edged 63-61 by No. 23 Florida State

Braxton Key added 12 points in the half and finished with 20 for Virginia, off to its best start since the 2014-15 team won its first 19 games. "Him coming in and giving them that much offensive output really set us back a little bit", Hamilton said.

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  • Schauffele scorches to Hawaiian glory as McIlroy fades
Schauffele scorches to Hawaiian glory as McIlroy fades

He chipped in from the front of the green on the par-5 ninth for eagle. They were tied with three holes to play, with Schauffele in the group ahead of Woodland. "But I knew I wanted to be prepared coming in". He tapped in for birdie and a 62, posting a target of 23-under 269. In Maui, it's all about the winds.

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  • Real Madrid's Toni Kroos to Miss 3 Weeks With Muscle Tear
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos to Miss 3 Weeks With Muscle Tear

Many home fans flocked away early in dismay while others greeted the final whistle with deafening boos after Real Sociedad , in their first game under new coach Imanol Alguacil following Asier Garitano's sacking, won at the Bernabeu for the first time since 2004.

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  • India win their maiden series on Australian soil
India win their maiden series on Australian soil

The Indian side won the first Test at Adelaide by 31 runs and last week's Boxing Day Test in Melbourne by 137 runs to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. We have got some positives there. Kohli's team showed vast grit throughout the series and as the captain had alluded to before traveling to Australia, his side won the crucial moments in the ...

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  • Bayern Munich raise offer for Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi to £35m
Bayern Munich raise offer for Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi to £35m

Chelsea have been trying to convince the youngster - who has 18 months left on his contract - to sign a new deal to stay in West London, although it seems his heart is set on move to Bavaria. "I don't know the situation with the club but for me he is an important player". "He is very young but he is improving, especially in the defensive phase".

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  • Mohamed Salah Crowned African Player Of The Year For The Second Time
Mohamed Salah Crowned African Player Of The Year For The Second Time

Salah's second Player of the Year prize means that Liverpool players have now won the award on a total of three occasions. Salah has hit the ground running this season as well, racking up 16 goals to guide Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table.

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  • McGregor wants exhibition bout against Nasukawa 'before this summer'
McGregor wants exhibition bout against Nasukawa 'before this summer'

The undefeated 41-year-old made light work of the Japanese kickboxing prodigy, knocking Nasukawa down three times in the first round and winning by TKO when Nasukawa's corner threw in the towel. "Yours sincerely The champ champ", he Tweeted. " Thank you very much for remembering my name ", Nasukawa wrote. Aside from the potential money involved M...

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  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma enjoy some romantic time in Australia
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma enjoy some romantic time in Australia

Recently, when Team India won their first Test Series in Australia 2-1, Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain and Asian captain to win a Test series in Australia, and wifey Anushka Sharma made sure to celebrate the win with hubby.

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  • Rockets’ Clint Capela says James Harden inspired his rebounding run
Rockets’ Clint Capela says James Harden inspired his rebounding run

DeMar DeRozan recorded the first triple-double of his career with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the Spurs' 125-107 win over the Raptors. "So there's a constant dialogue with them about potential players who can maybe come in and help but it's a partnership with our players and we would never bring someone in that we didn't think was a ...

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  • Dabo Swinney of Clemson Tigers cedes dynasty label to Alabama Crimson Tide
Dabo Swinney of Clemson Tigers cedes dynasty label to Alabama Crimson Tide

While Swinney was quick to give credit to Saban, the balance of power between their programs - at least during the span of the CFP series - shifted on Monday night when Clemson improved to 2-1 against Alabama in CFP national championship games .

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  • Matia Binotto to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 boss
Matia Binotto to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 boss

Arrivabene has allegedly been accused of cultivating a toxic work environment by blaming the team's technical wing for the Scuderia's failure to secure championship wins in the 2017 and 2018 seasons, despite Binotto-led auto development resulting in the two most competitive Ferraris of the last decade.

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