• Conte: Chelsea are only a good team on paper
Conte: Chelsea are only a good team on paper

In the last two games it has not been the usual Chelsea way, but if it starts working it will be very good for us. I for one am also hoping that the fourth group A club Ludogorets could do us a favour this week, especially with PSG in something of a slump after a second defeat of the season against Toulouse at the weekend.

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  • McIlroy finally gets it done in FedEx Cup
McIlroy finally gets it done in FedEx Cup

It was the first Tour Championship title for McIlroy, who won $1.53 million for his victory in the tournament and also claimed the $10 million bonus for finishing first in the FedEx Cup . I just wanted to go out and play the way I have been playing. The finalist lineup includes the six leaders in the world rankings - Australia's world No.

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  • Serge Aurier sentenced to two months for attacking policemen
Serge Aurier sentenced to two months for attacking policemen

Aurier will however appeal the sentence. However Aurier walked free from court pending an appeal and will be available for PSG's Champions League clash with Ludogorets in Bulgaria tomorrow. "In addition, the club wishes to stress the professional attitude of the player since his return to training on July 4". Aurier got himself into more trou...

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  • Phelan On Regrouping After Liverpool
Phelan On Regrouping After Liverpool

He called the options available to Jürgen Klopp "pleasing" and declared that the players know if they "don't perform" then "the shirt is going to be taken off you and someone else is going to get the chance". That is what we really expect. "Hopefully we can keep improving as a team". After destroying Hull City at the weekend to move into fourth...

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  • Vikings put Peterson on IR; Kalil has labral surgery on hip
Vikings put Peterson on IR; Kalil has labral surgery on hip

The Broncos rode a dominant defense to the Super Bowl championship last season, with DeMarcus Ware, Von Miller, Aqib Talib and crew helping a weakened Peyton Manning win his second title. And he's a guy that can get after it-he's one of the best in the league". Cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who had been out with a hamstring the past two weeks, returned...

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  • Eagles' defense doesn't fear tough test vs Brown, Steelers
Eagles' defense doesn't fear tough test vs Brown, Steelers

Eagles coach Doug Pederson pays Wentz quite a compliment when asked if he saw some Roethlisberger in the second overall draft pick. It's not like this Pittsburgh Steelers defense is a great defense by any stretch of the imagination, especially in the secondary.

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  • Chargers' Antonio Gates Doubtful, Bills' Sammy Watkins A Game Time Decision
Chargers' Antonio Gates Doubtful, Bills' Sammy Watkins A Game Time Decision

The Chargers have lost their two leading pass-catchers from 2015 in Keenan Allen and Danny Woodhead who combined for almost 150 receptions last season. It was awesome. Definitely great to see all the players just run up to you. The only touchdown of the game came early in the second quarter, where rookie Keenan Allen , beat Colts cornerback, Von...

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  • Giants WR Beckham fined $36000 for
Giants WR Beckham fined $36000 for

Beckham wound up being suspended for New York's next game. It was Eli Manning's second pick of the quarter, with the other coming in the end zone by Quinton Dunbar after NY got to the Redskins 15 on a big play by Odell Beckham Jr. The Giants had 118 yards in penalties, including a third-down hit to the helmet by Olivier Vernon that kept the...

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  • Draisaitl's OT goal leads Europe past Czech Republic, 3-2
Draisaitl's OT goal leads Europe past Czech Republic, 3-2

That style worked to the tune of a 4-2 victory in the warmup game in Nationwide Arena, but the Canadian squad looked like world beaters in their 6-0 demolition of the Czech Republic on the weekend. But even among that All-Star talent, top-line center Sidney Crosby is standing tall and elevating his teammates' play. So while the USA jumbles its ...

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  • Jose Mourinho slams football 'Einsteins' in no-nonsense retort to Manchester United criticism
Jose Mourinho slams football 'Einsteins' in no-nonsense retort to Manchester United criticism

The 21-year-old is still making his way back to his best after missing the majority of the previous campaign following a horrific double leg break in a Champions League match at PSV Eindhoven last September. Juan Mata and close-season signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan, both more conventional number 10s, have had to content themselves with wide roles or ...

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  • Bournemouth end Everton's unbeaten start in EPL
Bournemouth end Everton's unbeaten start in EPL

Everton's frustrations grew as the second-half unfolded, with the relentless Arter increasingly adept at stemming the Merseysiders' approach play. It was hard to find our play. " Bournemouth are good, they will not fight against relegation". Everton boss Ronald Koeman confirmed that Lukaku has returned to training after recovering from his inj...

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  • Vin Scully's final broadcast at Dodger Stadium will air on MLB Network
Vin Scully's final broadcast at Dodger Stadium will air on MLB Network

The San Francisco Giants have begun to resemble the Black Knight from Monty Python's Holy Grail. Former Giants closer Sergio Romo came in to pitch a 1-2-3 ninth and the Giants nudged to within five games of the Dodgers. But there was an occasion in this game where Hill did rise, and it probably got the biggest noise from the crowd of 53,621. Here...

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  • Tottenham player ratings from 2-1 win over Middlesbrough
Tottenham player ratings from 2-1 win over Middlesbrough

Spurs have started the new campaign strongly, picking up eleven points from their opening five Premier League games, along with thrashing Gillingham 5-0 in the EFL Cup in midweek. Son bamboozled the Boro back line as he feinted a shot twice inside the area before firing home a low effort from 10 yards out. Pochettino will now turn his attention t...

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  • India in control after stunning fightback
India in control after stunning fightback

The opening partnership had tilted the game India's way, but the phase after tea seemed to decisively swing it. Pujara's intent was even more aggressive than Rahul's, though both he and Vijay were helped along by New Zealand's bowlers losing the plot.

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  • Chelsea come from behind to beat Leicester in dramatic EFL cup tie
Chelsea come from behind to beat Leicester in dramatic EFL cup tie

There are three days before the game and they have the opportunity to convince me to put them in. "We know they are a unsafe team on the counter, which is what they did, but I think we showed great character, as I think we've been showing during the whole season".

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  • Froome storms to time trial victory
Froome storms to time trial victory

Sky's leader sits second overall and trails Colombian Quintana by 3-37 minutes. "We've got a way of racing and an approach and we'll stick to that for now, and we'll focus on the time trial". Froome will have known the time trial provided his best chance to make inroads into Quintana's previously healthy lead in the battle for the red jersey.

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  • Johnson leads Chappell by one stroke at Tour Championship
Johnson leads Chappell by one stroke at Tour Championship

With only the top five at East Lake in full control of their own destiny, sixth-placed McIlroy knew he had to win the final event of the PGA Tour season and see other results go his way to claim the overall FedEx Cup title and USD10million bonus.

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  • Summer Paralympic Games 2016 kick off in Rio
Summer Paralympic Games 2016 kick off in Rio

The ceremony, which began with American Aaron Wheelz free-wheeling down a 17 metre ramp in a wheelchair, told the story of inclusion, hope and unity. Once completed, the jigsaw was adorned by the faces of every competitor at the 2016 Games.

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  • Valencia sack coach Ayestaran after torrid start
Valencia sack coach Ayestaran after torrid start

Valencia have yet to pick up a point in La Liga, losing each of their opening four games, meaning they are now looking up at all of the other 19 teams in the league. Having sold forwards Paco Alcacer and Alvaro Negredo alongside midfielder Andre Gomes over the summer, Valencia in effect lost their most attacking threats.

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  • Canadian Team finishes Paralympics with 29 medals
Canadian Team finishes Paralympics with 29 medals

Britons recorded 49 Paralympic records and 27 world records. As the Paralympics closed and athletes returned to their home countries, the Queen said: "I offer my warmest congratulations to the athletes of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and indeed to the athletes of all Commonwealth countries, for their many successes in Rio de Janeiro ".

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