• Luke Matheny posts heartfelt note about his father’s career with the Cardinals
Luke Matheny posts heartfelt note about his father’s career with the Cardinals

Matheny, a former Cardinals catcher, has been St. Louis' manager since the 2012 season. Hitting coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller were both dismissed as well. Since then, the squad has cooled significantly, and has been up and down this season. Here's the Cardinals' official announcement of the move. He has been with the Cardinals organizat...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo transfer sparks protest in Italy
Cristiano Ronaldo transfer sparks protest in Italy

I hope I can give my help so that Juventus can win it. Speaking to AS, Calderon said , "It's very sad that they have sold a player like Cristiano Ronaldo , it's a real pity", adding, "With what it cost me to sign him, the effort that we made to bring him to Madrid...." The former Los Blancos star joins Douglas Costa, Mattia Perin, Emre Can ...

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  • Barcelona linked with shock move for Kante
Barcelona linked with shock move for Kante

Kante has been an ever-present in the France midfield, as the club surged to the final of the competition in impressive fashion. Kante joined Chelsea for £32m in July 2016 after playing a key role in Leicester's Premier League title win.

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  • Fee Agreed: Manchester United set to confirm defender transfer
Fee Agreed: Manchester United set to confirm defender transfer

The Netherlands global joined the Red Devils from the Amsterdam outfit during Louis van Gaal's time in charge and he was a regular during the Dutchman's two seasons at Old Trafford. Daley Blind's Manchester United career looks set to come to an end this weekend. The deal has been expected for some time, and the Netherlands global was not part ...

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  • French soccer team gets hero's welcome in Paris
French soccer team gets hero's welcome in Paris

Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said the national team are "the first in the world for me", adding: "People are happy as if we have won and that's the way it should be". They also crashed a news briefing with coach Deschamps. Macron will be relieved that an evening of joyous and occasionally chaotic celebrations back home passed of...

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  • Djokovic beats Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title
Djokovic beats Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. As much as Djokovic is known for his body-bending defense and unerring reads on opponents' serves, he's also someone who fills his matches with histrionics and exaggerated reactions, whether violen...

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  • Jorginho and Maurizio Sarri set for Chelsea debuts in Australia
Jorginho and Maurizio Sarri set for Chelsea debuts in Australia

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea have officially announced the signing of Jorginho from Serie A side, Napoli . Sarri, a former banker, said he would be starting his new job "and meeting the players" on Monday ahead of Chelsea's pre-season Australia tour.

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  • France 1 Belgium 0
France 1 Belgium 0

Belgium threatened several times, sending crosses into the box repeatedly over the final 45 minutes and into stoppage time, but could not beat Lloris for an equalizer. Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard has thrown a jibe at France following Belgium's ouster at the semifinal stage of this year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • All The Goals From Emery's First Arsenal Match
All The Goals From Emery's First Arsenal Match

Arsenal had no representation in the final but that didn't prevent Emery from congratulating French players he had managed in the past. "Maybe we can bring in one if there's a very good possibility for them to help us, but the club has done a great job of signing new players and I am happy".

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  • Reputations burnished, others buffeted at 'best World Cup ever'
Reputations burnished, others buffeted at 'best World Cup ever'

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino has confirmed the dates for the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2022 World Cup and will be played in less than a month time in 2022 between November 21 and December 18 of the same year.

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  • Croatia has surpassed the great Yugoslav teams of the past
Croatia has surpassed the great Yugoslav teams of the past

Southgate will spend a few days with his family this week but will then work at St George's Park making plans for the September worldwide break, when England will play Spain in their first Nations League fixture and a friendly against Switzerland.

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  • Croatia World Cup final players card
Croatia World Cup final players card

Croatia captain Luka Modric was named the Golden Ball victor while England sensation Harry Kane won the Golden Boot award for the 2018 FIFA World Cup here Sunday. "And I also have to congratulate my players". France starlet Mbappe was voted young player of the tournament - a gong for which players aged 21 or under are eligible.

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  • Social media reacts to France’s World Cup win
Social media reacts to France’s World Cup win

With France standing between the Croats and the prestigious Federation Internationale de Football Association trophy, the battle tested Vatreni will certainly fancy their chances of the seemingly uphill task of lifting the World Cup at the expense of France .

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  • Croatia's Vida sorry for Ukraine comments
Croatia's Vida sorry for Ukraine comments

In spite of it all , the Croatians will find themselves in the Final against France in Moscow on Sunday . However, last season the former Southampton and Lyon man helped Liverpool to the Champions League final where they lost to Real Madrid.

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  • Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ugly
Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ugly

Grizou (Antoine Griezmann), you too. Then there was an own goal from a set play. Luka Modric has been outstanding for Croatia, and I could see him taking the prize if Croatia pulled the upset. "I don't know if it's the most lovely World Cup ever, there were goals, there were insane scenarios sometimes but this World Cup was very very tough athlet...

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  • Sri Lanka spinners wreak havoc to beat S Africa inside three days
Sri Lanka spinners wreak havoc to beat S Africa inside three days

Sri Lanka had South Africa dismissed for 126 of the first two sessions, with Dilruwan Perera taking 4/46. Keshav Maharaj picked 4, Kagiso Rabada bagged three while Tabriz Shamsi got just one and with the last wicket of the innings Dale Steyn equalled Shaun Pollock's tally of highest Test wickets by a South African.

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  • Who will win the World Cup?
Who will win the World Cup?

England will grind to a halt for the 1800 GMT kickoff at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, with an estimated 30 million people across Britain expected to watch on TV and hundreds of thousands more cramming into pubs and public viewing areas to follow the game.

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  • Djokovic beats Nadal in five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final
Djokovic beats Nadal in five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final

Kevin Anderson began the year losing to Kyle Edmund in the first round of the Australian Open , an unlikely precursor to his first Wimbledon final on Sunday against Novak Djokovic . The 12-time grand slam victor, who will face Anderson in Sunday's men's singles final at the All England Club, says those battles played out in his head after the...

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  • Chicago Bulls progressing on a deal with Jabari Parker
Chicago Bulls progressing on a deal with Jabari Parker

If Parker plays poorly-or gets injured-they could cut bait with him and move forward. The Bucks were never expected to match any offer sheet Parker would have signed with the Bulls , but according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , rescinding the offer sheet was a "good-faith gesture" that allowed Parker to negotiate a shorter deal with Chicago.

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  • Phillies, Brewers among Machado finalists
Phillies, Brewers among Machado finalists

Just 18 days remain until the non-waiver trade deadline. Both farm systems have the depth to pull off a trade for Machado. And they're asking a lot. Perhaps now is the time for general manager Matt Klentak and owner John Middleton to make a big splash and push the team closer to being a World Series contender.

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