Zlatan Ibrahimovic on verge of new Manchester United deal

Will he rejoin Manchester United and help them win the Premier League title this season? Alan Pardew praised Lukaku's finishing ability against Swansea but says the Belgian forward still has areas to improve , and Hasselbaink agreed on Goals on Sunday that he can get even better.

Mourinho wants to see how Manchester United handle adversity

Swansea City boss Paul Clement says they're working on new signings after defeat to Manchester United . And then the cream to top it all off Antony Martial scored United's fourth goal, with world class composure he got past pressure from defenders and still got past the keeper making the last total tally of goals to 4.

Baffert Runners Fine after Pacific Classic

After the defeat, Baffert told NBC-SN, "He definitely wasn't himself today". "He's getting there but I think when I ran him in the San Diego, it messed up his psyche a little bit". Baffert seemed both crestfallen yet somehow relieved at the same time. "For a while he looked like he was gonna have another flop so I was happy when he dug in", the trainer explained.

Manchester Club Preparing A Massive Bid For Lionel Messi

Messi, who has a very big €300m release clause in his current contract, is yet to sign a renewal deal with Barcelona , which was scheduled to take place after the star had returned to the club for pre-season training. Second, Pep Guardiola has denied multiple times any interest in signing Messi, and he's said repeatedly that Messi will retire at Barça. City are, however, reportedly willing to meet Messi's release clause and the Daily Record quote a Barcelona source as saying: 'He is ...

Le'Veon Bell may return to Steelers by Labor Day

Pittsburgh is dealing with the Le'Veon Bell situation as he is holding out because of the contract negotiations. Bell has been the second-leading receiver in Pittsburgh behind Antonio Brown in two of the last three seasons. "Josh Dobbs will start at quarterback again for us", Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said. He should play at least the first half and we are hopeful he will continue to progress in place of Landry Jones.

Nick Saban has no time for this solar eclipse stuff

As you may have heard, there will be a total eclipse of the sun on Monday for the first time since 1979. "Are there any special precautions you have to take with the team, considering the eye damage possibilities?" Saban responded with the enthusiasm of someone who needs to buy a new muffler for his auto.

Marcus Fraser eliminated from Paul Lawrie Match Play

The second semi-final saw Otaegui, whose victory is the sixth by a Spanish player on the European Tour , charge to a convincing 6&5 success over compatriot Alejandro Canizares where the 24-year-old Otaegui posted seven birdies in comparison with only one by his more experienced opponent.

Mo Farah excited for new beginning

Farah admits it will be a steep learning curve to close the gap on the world's best over 26.2 miles. "People expect me to do certain things in the marathon because I have won so much stuff on the track, but it is a completely different event".

KP accepts Punjab's assistance to battle with dengue virus

KP government had earlier taken the stance that it will curb the disease using its own resources, and will not give access to medical teams from Punjab to its hospitals. He hailed the Punjab government's offer to help KP in the elimination of dengue fever from Peshawar . After the dengue fever broke out in the city, the Punjab government sent heath mobile units and medical staff to Peshawar for handling the crisis, but no response was received from KP government; therefore, the units ...

Serena Williams' Pregnancy Cravings Are Simultaneously Surprising and Totally Not

The Reddit co-founder then holds up a pile of vegetables: "Zucchini, asparagus and what's this one called again?" "I don't have the cravings", she told E! "Artichoke. Williams announced her pregnancy back in April, and her due date is coming up fast. Sharapova, given a wildcard for the US Open that begins on August 28, even claimed that she had motivated Serena Williams to become the greatest ever female tennis player.

Barca to pay Seri clause?

With Barca looking to rebuild their squad following the €222m sale of Neymar to Nice's Ligue 1 rivals Paris Saint-Germain, Seri is seemingly a top target for Ernesto Valverde. Seri played down the ongoing transfer speculation linking him with Barcelona after Saturday's win, insisting he is focused on Nice's Champions League play-off against Napoli on Tuesday, with his side trailing 2-0 after the first leg in Italy.

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri set to make Antalyaspor move

Given Nasri has an ongoing doping investigation hanging over him, following allegations that he used used an illegal drip service in the United States, it is reported that the Turkish club have drafted a special two-year contract which would allow them to terminate the deal should their new signing be banned from football.

Twice as nice: Lukaku strikes in goal rush for Man Utd

The Armenian midfielder praised his team for not panicking despite their slim 1-0 lead going into the interval, following Bailly's goal at the stroke of half-time. "We were winning 1-0 and not defending and trying to score more goals but the game was open". Mourinho spoke about "letting the horses run freely" at the Liberty Stadium - a stark contrast to the angry dinner lady rhetoric of Louis van Gaal - and you could see the benefits of this mindset oozing from every player.

In rare appearance at Wrigley Field, Blue Jays lose again to Cubs

Toronto scored three runs in the eighth off Pedro Strop to trim the Cubs' lead to one, but Baez's two-run homer - his 20th - in the bottom of the inning provided insurance. "I was feeling good where I'm at right now at the plate, it feels good to come up and get a big hit in a big situation in Wrigley Field in front of a sold-out crowd".

After Three Starts With Dodgers, Yu Darvish Headed to the DL

Left-hander Edward Paredes was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move. Darvish felt pain in his back during Wednesday's home debut against the Chicago White Sox . He should be ready to make his start against the Milwaukee Brewers on August 27. "But I think as an organization, we're trying to really do what's best for him".

Packers prevail over Redskins as Washington falls to 0-2 in preseason

Backup quarterback Colt McCoy took over in the second half and turned a four-point deficit into a lead with touchdown to Niles Paul. But it was Moreau's mistakes at cornerback that he focused on afterward. With three preseason games remaining, there is still plenty of time for observation from the Redskins coaches. Gruden called Moreau a great athlete, saying there was no substitute for speed.

Coutinho and Dembele are 'close' to joining Barcelona, claims general manager Segura

German media have estimated the price of a move at more than 100 million euros. Dembele, meanwhile, is now serving an internal suspension at Dortmund after skipping training last week in a bid to force through a move to Camp Nou. "We are hopeful that they will end up wearing the Barca shirt". "What he [Segura] talks about, I can not explain", Watzke told Kicker . "The only reason I could think of is that Real left his side dizzy in the Super Cup".

Whincup takes milestone victory — Sydney Supercars

The 24-year-old, who apologised to Van Gisbergen for his shunt, accepted the ruling. Van Gisbergen sits fourth on 1800 points, just six points ahead of Mostert. "I'm not getting too excited with the numbers but happy to get the win today". "We look after each other here at Red Bull", Whincup said. On Saturday, a bump on Van Gisbergen brought a post-race penalty that left him 21st.

Four-goal Kerr sizzles in NWSL

Christy Holly departed as the coach on Wednesday. A draw would have been momentous after trailing 3-0 at half-time but the New Jersey-based side weren't done. With barely seconds remaining, Kerr leapt highest to nod home from a corner, sparking scenes of delirium in the Sky Blue camp. "I just wanted to give us energy", Hayes said in coming off the bench.

Terence Crawford wears Nebraska football jersey during warmup

He knocked out Eduard Troyanovsky in Russian Federation capturing the IBF world championship, and recently in April of 2017 he beat Ricky Burns in Scotland by unanimous decision taking his WBA belt away in dominating fashion. Crawford your path to becoming absolute world champion started in April of 2015, winning in a battle with Thomas Delorme the WBO title. Crawford faced every challenger that stepped forward and came out the better fighter in every instance.

Austin Jackson drops to seventh in Cleveland's Saturday lineup

Jason Kipnis and Bruce took Ian Kennedy (4-9) deep in the first inning, and Bruce added a three-run shot off the Kansas City bullpen in the seventh to finish with five RBIs. "But I don't think it's anything other than that". "It's not bad", Yost said. We just can't, the way things have played out here in the last couple of weeks with the pitching.

Springboks beat Argentina comfortably to open Rugby Championship campaign

The Springboks have beaten Argentina in their opening match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Ghana-born winger Raymond Rhule scored his first worldwide try as South Africa claimed a 37-15 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener.

Tom Brady makes National Football League preseason debut, Patriots lose to Texans

Gronkowski's lack of preseason action since 2012 was a combination of coach's decisions to limit exposure to injuries and Gronkowski rehabbing from injuries. Later in the fourth, Houston's Denzel Rice intercepted a Garoppolo pass. Worth keeping in mind as we closely monitor Garoppolo's practice snaps and preseason throws: He's never thrown a pick in an actual game.

La Liga, Bundesliga express solidarity with Barcelona victims

Later in the nearby town of Cambrils , five terrorists were killed by police in their own assault attempt. Early, the La Liga has requested to the permission from the RFEF to hold a one-minute silence ahead of each of the games played this match day across the two divisions.

Barcelona players pay tribute to terror attack victims

Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 injured when a driver in a white van mowed down pedestrians on La Rambla, a Barcelona boulevard popular with tourists and locals. "We are all affected by situations like these", he said at a press conference. While Barcelona's focus has been away from footballing matters, they go into the match in far from ideal shape on the pitch.

New York Jets preseason Week 2

Hackenberg finished 2 of 6 for 14 yards. Stafford and the starting offense played three series before getting the hook against NY, and were really productive. After five plays, 43-yards, and another Ross Martin field goal (28-yards this time), the Jets cut the Lions lead to 13-6. Prater's 50-yard field goal with 1:11 remaining completed the scoring.

Jose Mourinho hails Man United's squad depth after win over Swansea

I liked the fact the three subs, who are normally disappointed people to be on the bench, even five minutes like Jesse Lingard, 10 like Anthony Martial or 15 like Marouane Fellaini, they performed at same level. "It doesn't mean you are going to win it, I think it is the stamp that you have when you are champions, it is that the next season you are the favourite".

Trump's business advisory council disbands

Krzanich's announcement came after Merck's CEO Kenneth Frazier and Under Armour's Kevin Plank also announced that they were leaving the council. Second to resign from the council, Plank wrote in a statement that though he is appreciative of the opportunity, his company "engages in innovation and sports, not politics".

Alastair Cook and James Anderson pile on agony for West Indies

West Indies' daunting chase got off to a terrible start, with Anderson seeing Brathwaite [0] caught behind by Jonny Bairstow in just the third over. Powell was five not out at tea, with Test debutant Kyle Hope, in with West Indies nought for one wicket, unbeaten on seven.

Predicted line-up for Premier League clash v Chelsea

We must be strong to face this situation". "We have another day of training, then we'll see if he's ready for the match". This is most problematic in the centre of midfield , where he essentially only has N'Golo Kante as a fully fit option.

MLB Umps Wear White Wristbands to Protest Increased Verbal Attacks by Players

Umpires across Major League Baseball are wearing white wristbands on Saturday to protest "escalating verbal attacks" and the lack of response by commissioner Rob Manfred. According to the statement, Kinsler's fine wasn't almost harsh enough a penalty for the umps, who think a suspension was warranted. So I don't want to hear - I don't want them to minimize - that he's not being punished.

Real Madrid v Barcelona talking points

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde insisted Real Madrid are beatable, despite their comprehensive victory in the Supercopa de Espana. Madrid were able to hold an advantage in open play for much of the game , and being able to turn to Cristiano Ronaldo and Marco Asensio on their bench when Barcelona went to Denis Suarez and Paco Alcacer made a significant different late in the game , when Real Madrid turned a late penalty equalizer into a quick victor and a third goal for safety.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Manchester United did have some luck in Swansea thrashing

We work for each other and I think that is easier for us. "They have very good teams, very good players and I don't see any reason for them not to be fighting for the title". The young forward wasn't a popular figure at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea's fans more or less constantly booing him for diving to win a penalty against them last season.

Greek federation blames Bucks for Giannis Antetokounmpo's EuroBasket absence

Shortly afterwards, the federation released a statement of their own, accusing the Milwaukee Bucks , Antetokounmpo's National Basketball Association team, of orchestrating "an organized and well-prepared plan" to hold him out of the competition, per Eric Nehm of ESPN.

Barcelona will run Coutinho pursuit to deadline day

The Brazil global has informed Jurgen Klopp that he wishes to move to the Nou Camp and is said to have refused to play for the Anfield club again. He is yet to feature for Liverpool this season due to a back injury, missing the first leg of the Champions League play-off against Hoffenheim and Premier League opener away at Watford.