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Nigeria kit sells out after three million pre-orders

The demand for the new Super Eagles home shirt has been utterly mindblowing, with Nike receiving three million pre-orders for it and then it selling out in a matter of minutes before you could say Jay Jay Okocha. One such team which is making headl...

Why have Germany left Sane out of the World Cup?

Head coach Joachim Löw has made a decision to leave the winger out of the squad despite enjoying a breakout season in Manchester as Man City swept to the Premier League title. Across Europe's top five leagues last season, only Kevin De Bruyne assiste...

Fiery Alli vows to keep cool at World Cup

But the 22-year-old, who claims he has never seen footage of Beckham's red card, expects to keep a lid on his tantrums in Russian Federation, where England face Tunisia, Panama and Belgium in the group stage. That is not going to be a problem. The ...

Gareth Southgate pleased with England first-half display in win over Nigeria

While England have perhaps had a team capable of winning major tournaments in the past, the same can not be said about the current side. England have been pitted in Group G with dark horses Belgium, Tunisia, and debutants Panama but fans are sc...

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti signs new five-year deal

Premier League sides Manchester United and Manchester City were among the teams reportedly ready to meet the release clause, but Barcelona will now hold on to the centre-back. Over the last two seasons, the Frenchman has progressed leaps and b...

Belgium, Kompany awaiting scan results on injured groin

Here at Pro Soccer Talk we will have a full list of the final squads for you when they're confirmed at around 11 a.m. ET today. There were fears Kompany would not be available for the competition after he suffered an injury in the 0-0 draw against ...

Trio share lead as US Women's Open begins in Alabama

The course closed late Monday afternoon with rain coming in, and it hasn't been open since, though the driving range and practice areas opened Tuesday afternoon. "If they play one or two rounds with the ball up, I don't think that takes away (from th...

Tennis player collides with ballboy at French Open

It is only the second time Zverev, who has won multiple Masters 1000 wins, moved past the third round at a grand slam and, remarkably, his first top-50 win at a major. The 21-year-old has been knocking on the door of the top two players for some ti...

Liverpool sign midfielder Fabinho for £43.7m from Monaco

Maybe it really will be their year. I play with a lot of intensity and I'm quite strong in man-marking. Fabinho never looked back following his switch to the principality and his signing was made permanent in May 2015. Monaco midfielder Fabinho...

Arsenal in talks to sign Juventus defender, Stephan Lichsteiner

Unai Emery is reported to have only £50 million ($67m) to spend at Arsenal this summer and Martin Keown fears that will not be enough to address defensive issues. Everton defender Williams suffered a suspected rib injury, which forced him to go t...

Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, Day-3

Joe Root's men were left with searching for answers after a chastening nine-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the first match of their two-Test series. England captain Joe Root. England should really have been 6-220 when Buttler, who had made just fo...

Talking Points From England 2-1 Nigeria

But the 22-year-old, who claims he has never seen footage of Beckham's red card, expects to keep a lid on his tantrums in Russian Federation, where England face Tunisia , Panama and Belgium in the group stage. The players want to do well - you can...

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash

The head-to-head history is overwhelmingly in Williams' favor: She has won 19 of 21 meetings, including 18 in a row. As fans may already know, the sisters played against Shuko Aoyama and Miyu Kato at the French Open today, and they managed to com...

Simona Halep Beats Alison Riske To Reach Second Round

But she said she felt good in Paris. The 83rd-ranked Riske managed to win only three games in her previous claycourt meeting with the twice Roland Garros runner-up but broke serve three times in the opening set. "It's nearly like you're not think...

Troubled Sterling booked for diving as England down Nigeria

However, they couldn't quite manage it and England held on for the win. Thankfully Ross Barkley wasn't also on the pitch for his ultimate betrayal towards the West African country, where his grandfather is from. - Gareth Southgate's men have on...

Barcelona could face transfer ban over Antoine Griezmann approach

Their manager Didier Deschamps faces the challenge of fitting the likes of Antoine Griezmann , Ousmane Dembélé, Kylian Mbappé and Paul Pogba into the same team, while not leaving N'golo Kanté with all the defensive duties. "Everyone represents the...

Villanova's title game hero leaving while National Basketball Association stock is high

That would have been a shock. He practiced with the team but didn't play. He scored 31 points in the national title game against MI and was named the Final Four Most Outstanding Player. Stanford graduate transfer forward Reid Travis is also rumored ...

Sky Sports slammed for adding word to Sterling's gun tattoo statement

Sterling released an Instagram post, explaining he was against gun violence as his father was shot down and killed when he was two, and that the tattoo represented a "deeper meaning" . I know people say "it's only a tattoo", but what has he got th...

Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win

Messi is also glad he chose to play for Argentina, rather than Spain , in his global career even though he would nearly certainly be a World Cup and dual European Championship victor if he had chosen differently. "I do not know if it will happen bu...

Salman Khan's brother Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting scam

Deputy Commissioner of Police Abhishek Trimukhe said that Arbaaz Khan, the elder brother of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan , has been called to join the probe Saturday. Cops probing the betting racket said they had found pictures of Jalan with Arba...

Liverpool’s Champions League calamity keeper Loris Karius backed by target Alisson

Roma have slapped a £79 million price tag on their key man in the hope that it will prevent the Merseysiders from making a move for the player. Then, out of the blue, it was announced that Fabinho has joined the club on a five-year contract.

'Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit' Makes Serena Williams Feel Like a 'Superhero'

She would then lose her opening round game in the Miami Open to Naomi Osaka , but, with the two wins at Roland Garros , Williams admitted she is still not at the level she was before her maternity leave. Williams, who is chasing her 24th Grand Slam...

World XI bowl first in Hurricane Relief fundraiser

He was dismissed as the first wicket of the match by Rashid Khan. The left-handed Gayle, subdued for the most part, perished 14 balls later after facing 28 balls and striking a single four, playing back to one from part-time off-spinner Shoaib Mal...

Was Bryan Colangelo's Wife Behind Anonymous Twitter Trolling Campaign?

Colangelo has admitted to owning the one account that did not tweet anything. "Some league sources expect Colangelo to lose his job as president of basketball operations". The website asked the team about five Twitter accounts it suspected Colangel...

Capitals favored over Knights in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Physicality has been in the forefront of the Capitals' game all season, and Vegas wants to match it in the Stanley Cup finals. Kuznetsov left the game and did not return. Just keep the game simple, just play the game the way you've played all season ...

IPL 2018: Top Six Most Expensive Batsmen And Their Cost Per Run

But this year we won it and it is incredible. "If you look at the last few games, Harbhajan hadn't bowled a lot". Harbhajan Singh: "It's brilliant to see what Watson brings onto the table, at this ground, no matter how many runs you have, every...

California, Ohio senators unveil wager for National Basketball Association finals

In tight situations this postseason, head coach Tyronn Lue has gone back to the players he knows and trusts, even if their ceiling is lower than some of their younger, less experienced teammates. Dating back to the Basketball Association of America d...

JR Smith: Cavs coach reveals TRUTH behind freakish NBA Finals sequence

Steph Curry fired 29 points and Kevin Durant unloaded 26 points as the defending champions survived the 51-point playoff career-high explosion of the 4-time MVP James . At one point late in the final frame, James had scored 46 points on 66.7% sh...

Abramovich U-turn on £1bn Chelsea stadium could start exodus by Russian investors

The club said in a statement: "No further pre-construction design and planning work will occur", putting it down to an "unfavourable investment climate". Premier league winners in 2016/17, Chelsea missed out on Champions League football by finishin...

Sixers, Brown agree to 3-year extension | Sportsxchange

But as the Sixers stockpiled young talent - and that talent got healthy - Brown had a capable squad on the court. Before joining the Sixers, Brown spent over a decade on the bench alongside Gregg Popovich with the San Antonio Spurs. Brown had one...

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Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

The all-rounder shared a sixth-wicket stand of 189 with Jonny Bairstow, who fell seven short of a hundred of his own, to help England to 357-6, a lead of 250, when bad light brou...

Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat...

Koepka leads PGA Championship after third round

Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. "I know he's a little...

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

I've done a lot of good things. It is the third career major start for Suri, who also played in the 2017 and 2018 Open Championships. "It's something you have to sort of ease thr...

Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

We have big and multi-functional coaching staffs, and I think we are more the head coach than the manager. The two-time Champions League victor added: "At this point I'd just ...

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Manchester United need to sign two more players before the window slams shut, according to Wayne Rooney. "Maybe on the next game I leave it to Alexis". "It's the best feeling I ha...

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Milan can not pay a fee for Bakayoko this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions but have proposed a loan deal. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer wind...

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Leicester, meanwhile, enter the season hoping that Algerian signing Rachid Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Riyad Mahrez , but they have retained a strong spine to their...

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

United finished second in the Premier League last season but ended up a massive 19 points behind champions and big rivals Manchester City. "A good match. People criticise him a...

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. This is a great opportunity for me and I am look...

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Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Guice had first-round talent entering the National Football League draft process, but slid due to character concerns stemming from an alleged incident during his visit with the ...

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Laurent Koscielny is our only other major absentee as the French centre-back continues to recover from surgery on an Achilles injury that he suffered towards the back end of last ...

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

And it wasn't just a simple "yes" reply from Pele. He decided to make a prediction ahead of the big kick-off. He replied: "It's the start of the @PremierLeague today". "The pla...

Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea All Ready For Big Signings

The Merseyside outfit have signed AS Monaco midfielder Fabinho , RB Leipzig star Naby Keita , Stoke City playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri and AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker in th...

Liverpool 3 Torino 1: Firmino, Wijnaldum and Sturridge on target for Reds

Liverpool 3 Torino 1: Firmino, Wijnaldum and Sturridge on target for Reds

Liverpool will kick off the Premier League season against West Ham on Sunday. New goalkeeper Alisson started for Liverpool , before Loris Karius was given a rousing recep...

Kenny Stills and 2 other Dolphins protest during national anthem

Kenny Stills and 2 other Dolphins protest during national anthem

After a 2017 season in which the NFL struggled with the split national reaction to players using the anthem as a time for social statements, with President Donald Trump weighing ...

Saquon Barkley's thrilling 39-yard rush in first National Football League carry

Saquon Barkley's thrilling 39-yard rush in first National Football League carry

Saquon Barkley has arrived. However, in his second series on the field, Mayfield connected with tight end David Njoku for a short touchdown pass. While that was all well and g...

Arsenal to consider bids for Danny Welbeck David Ospina and Mohamed Elneny

Arsenal to consider bids for Danny Welbeck David Ospina and Mohamed Elneny

He also feels the £60m acquisition of Riyad Mahrez for Manchester City and the £170m Liverpool splashed on signings will put them two in contention for the title. That gutsy disp...

Mourinho takes swipe at United's detractors

Mourinho takes swipe at United's detractors

Liverpool have invested heavily over the summer as they look to pose a challenge to last season's runaway champions, Manchester City , but the same can't be said for United. "The...