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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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Eden Hazard blames himself for the sack of Mourinho at Chelsea

Three years on, though, Hazard has said he would love to work with Mourinho again one day and revealed what he messaged him after his departure in December, 2015. Hazard has a...

Djokovic outguns Anderson in Shanghai

Defeat for Federer means he can't defend the title he won past year and he will also drop to No 3 in the world rankings after Novak Djokovic supplanted him by reaching the final...

Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has revealed that the Premier League champions offered to triple Lionel Messi's wages in an unsuccessful attempt to bring the Barcel...

Roger Federer makes shaky start to Shanghai defence

Earlier, eighth seed Alize Cornet went down to Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum after a drama-filled clash which saw both players struggle to hold their serve. The account of the meeting...

Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS

Umpire Angel Hernandez - who had four plays reviewed at first base in the first four innings of Game 3 on Monday night, three of which were overturned - didn't get any better T...

Empty stands a sad sight for Croatia’s Dalic in England stalemate

The Three Lions were outclassed by Croatia in the semi-final, in large past thanks to the play of midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic . "I don't know who it is good for". D...

Egypt assistant delivers positive verdict on Salah’s injury

Liverpool entered the global break third in the Premier League, level on points with Manchester City and Chelsea but behind them by virtue of their slightly inferior goal differe...

Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

Two-time tournament victor , Justin Thomas , is the 5/1 favourite to win the CIMB Classic, followed by another dual champion in Ryan Moore , who can be backed at 12/1 (six places...

Fight Wilder and fury could not take place

Talking exclusively to Express Sport, trainer Nelson revealed his belief in the young heavyweight, claiming Bakole would take on any of the "big three" in his next fight. Fury is h...

Jadon Sancho responds when asked about £100m Tottenham, Liverpool rumour

Preston North End loanee Lukas Nmecha is encouraged to see youth being given its chance in the England squad in the shape of Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount. "I knew about Theo Walc...

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Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Reports out of France and England have stated that the Arsenal legend is the favorite to be named the new manager of Monaco , after the club on the French Riviera sacked manage...

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has met Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the leader congratulating Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor - which Putin ...

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

He had missed a chance with his head in the opening 45 minutes, but he did get a second late on taking advantage of a defensive mixup to tap into an open goal . Bolt headed a McC...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The 25-year-old midfielder played a big part in Les Bleus' campaign in Russian Federation , scoring a goal in the final as Didier Deschamps' side beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the cov...

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Another surprise was the exclusion of both Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who featured for India in the Asia Cup. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing...

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

The Giants could promote tackle Brian Mihalik from the practice squad to serve as an emergency swing tackle with center/guard Spencer Pulley serving as an extra lineman and jumbo...

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

But Wentz was called for intentional grounding and coach Doug Pederson elected not to let Jake Elliott try a 58-yarder. It can be as simple as not taking an 8-yard sack on firs...

Kanye West loves - and hugs

Kanye West loves - and hugs

He told Trump he had stopped a potential war with North Korea. On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going ...

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something". "We are cheating on our c...