• Rangers Trading Cole Hamels To Cubs
Rangers Trading Cole Hamels To Cubs

He played for the Phillies from 2006 to 2015 and won a World Series, a World Series MVP and an NLCS MVP with them in 2008. Many have made it known that Hamels' last five starts have been brutal, posting a 10.23 ERA over those five starts, but Ken Rosenthal gives some context to those poor starts.

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  • NIKE, Jordan Brand To Cut Ties With Kawhi Leonard
NIKE, Jordan Brand To Cut Ties With Kawhi Leonard

A more recent report, however, hints that none of that would have happened if Leonard had only spoken up about what bothered him at that time. That's good news for the Raptors, who will have a year to try and convince one of the league's best players to stay up North for the long haul.

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  • Steve Nicol claims Danny Ings is not good enough for Liverpool
Steve Nicol claims Danny Ings is not good enough for Liverpool

The Blues failed to defend their Premier League title last season, with Pep Guardiola winning the league in historic fashion. "But we will go for it with all we have", the German boss added. Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has already signed Fabinho , Xherdan Shaqiri , Naby Keita and most recently Alisson Becker , who joined for a record fee f...

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  • Harry Maguire out, Ben Gibson in: Potentially superb business from Leicester
Harry Maguire out, Ben Gibson in: Potentially superb business from Leicester

Speaking to the press after United's penalty shoot-out win over AC Milan , Mourinho said : "Antonio Valencia is injured, and I think he will be injured for the beginning of Premier League season". Concocting transfer policies on the fly with crayon on the back of a napkin isn't conducive to a long-term strategy - Man United need to stop just wi...

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  • LeBron James reacts to Kevin Love's massive new Cavs contract
LeBron James reacts to Kevin Love's massive new Cavs contract

The season before Love was traded to Cleveland for Andrew Wiggins in 2014, he averaged 26.1 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.4 assists per contest. I'm super excited and I couldn't be happier. "I was kind of just sitting there in a crowd of people and I go, 'Huh, OK, well, let me go call Koby, '" Love said. And although the Cavaliers won't bring the...

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  • Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers
Kevin Durant 'absolutely loved' LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers

James has joined Ibrahimovic in LA following his switch from the Cleveland Cavaliers and the former Barcelona, Manchester United and Sweden man is relishing the prospect of watching the National Basketball Association forward in action. 2 overall pick in 2008 averaged 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 50.7 percent from the field and 39.5 ...

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  • Yankees nab starting pitcher J.A. Happ in trade with Blue Jays
Yankees nab starting pitcher J.A. Happ in trade with Blue Jays

Happ is 10-6 this season with a 4.18 ERA, and while he has struggled some lately, he's two years removed from finishing sixth in AL Cy Young Award voting. Not to mention, the Blue Jays already have a glut of middle and corner infielders, not even counting the injured Josh Donaldson. Joel Sherman of the New York Post initially reported the Blu...

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  • Chelsea Make Surprising Move For Out Of Contract Rob Green
Chelsea Make Surprising Move For Out Of Contract Rob Green

He had kept the posts at Norwich, West Ham, QPR, Leeds and Huddersfield. In comments carried on Chelsea's official website , Green talked about becoming a Blue saying: "It has been a whirlwind 24 hours". Slipstreaming in behind their £50million acquisition of Jorginho from Napoli, Chelsea have made their second signing of the summer by bringin...

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  • Astros, Yankees emerging as front-runners to acquire Orioles closer Zach Britton
Astros, Yankees emerging as front-runners to acquire Orioles closer Zach Britton

Britton will be a free agent at the conclusion of the 2018 season, so his tenure in NY could be brief. Britton, a two-time All-Star, is just rounding back into form after missing the early portion of the season with an Achilles injury. Orioles: Alex Cobb (2-13, 6.17 ERA) takes on his former team Thursday night when Baltimore begins a four-game s...

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  • Jurgen Klopp makes admission about Premier League chances after Man City win
Jurgen Klopp makes admission about Premier League chances after Man City win

Klopp sensationally mocked Mourinho, Following Manchester United's purchase of Paul Pogba, claiming he would leave football before overseeing fortunes spent in the transfer market. "We saw the difference when Sadio came on, because now you can play balls in behind and make life hard for the opponent". "That's okay, but maybe this season finally...

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  • Mesut Ozil: Twitter reacts as star quits Germany over ‘racism’
Mesut Ozil: Twitter reacts as star quits Germany over ‘racism’

Ozil, 29, came in for stinging criticism in Germany for their shock first-round defeat at the World Cup. It has been reported that Ozil's return comes earlier than demanded after hearing encouraging things about the training sessions of new coach Unai Emery from team-mates.

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  • Arsenal starlet earned his place, says Unai Emery
Arsenal starlet earned his place, says Unai Emery

The England youth global scored Arsenal's equaliser in a 1-1 friendly draw against Atletico Madrid in Singapore on Thursday - with the LaLiga side going on to win the resulting penalty shoot-out 3-1. Atleti's first-choice keeper Jan Oblak made three excellent first-half saves but they took the lead against the run of play when Vietto headed i...

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  • How well does Francesco Molinari know ... Francesco Molinari?
How well does Francesco Molinari know ... Francesco Molinari?

In my view, Europe should hope he isn't and America would be mad not to pick him . "You really have to go back to the point that this time last year, Tiger Woods could not have dreamed that he would ever have a chance of winning the following year because he was in recuperation mode from surgery".

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  • ‘I Was 100% Open with Them’ - Lewis Hamilton
‘I Was 100% Open with Them’ - Lewis Hamilton

The four-times Formula One world champion, now the victor of 66 races, struggled to keep his emotions in check on an afternoon that saw him rise from 14th on the starting grid to finish first. "I jumped out and wanted to push it back but it was so far to go". "I'll give everything tomorrow to see how high I can get up, but its not going to be lik...

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  • Jose Mourinho heaps pressure on Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp
Jose Mourinho heaps pressure on Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp

No team has won back-to-back Premier League championships since Manchester United in 2008 and 2009. Salah planted a header past Joe Hart less than a minute after coming off the bench. "But our performance was incredible; first half, players with an average age of 18, 19 years old, it was so good". "With this, and then bringing in the fresh ...

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  • Everton sign Richarlison from Watford for €45m
Everton sign Richarlison from Watford for €45m

The fee for the 26-year-old winger, who has agreed a four-year contract with the Championship club, could rise to £12million with add-ons. ".I am still learning as a player and I aim to develop and grow here". "I've known the manager for a while obviously, so I know how he works". New Everton record signing says he is delighted to be at the club...

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  • Ramsey Admits He Doesn't Know What Is Happening With Arsenal Contract
Ramsey Admits He Doesn't Know What Is Happening With Arsenal Contract

Ramsey has entered the final 12 months of his contract at the Emirates , but new Gunners boss Unai Emery wants him to remain at the club . "We've yet to come to an agreement". It's important that Arsenal and Aaron Ramsey can agree on a new deal as soon as possible. Arsenal are on their pre-season tour in Singapore at the moment and Mk...

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  • 31 people dead after Pakistan polling station explosion
31 people dead after Pakistan polling station explosion

Pakistanis voted on Wednesday in elections that could propel former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan to power, as security fears intensified with a voting-day blast that killed at least 28 after a campaign marred by claims of military interference.

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  • Mourinho wants to see Pogba's World Cup focus at United
Mourinho wants to see Pogba's World Cup focus at United

The forward impressed for Croatia at the World Cup in Russian Federation earlier this month, attracting interest from some of the biggest clubs in the world. Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says that Paul Pogba "needs to use his brain a little bit more" in order to reach the next level.

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  • Arsenal's Mesut Ozil makes first public appearance since controversial Germany withdrawal
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil makes first public appearance since controversial Germany withdrawal

Ozil released a three-part statement on Sunday, hitting out at the German Football Association (DFB), its chief Reinhard Grindel, the media and some fans after being widely condemned for meeting with Erdogan prior to the tournament in Russian Federation.

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  • Jurgen Klopp admits that he was wrong about rival star Paul Pogba
Jurgen Klopp admits that he was wrong about rival star Paul Pogba

The arrival of the Brazil No. 1 from Roma - in what is the biggest-ever transfer fee for a goalkeeper - means Karius will no longer be considered first-choice at Anfield. "In this moment he looks really good to be honest". When questioned about his spending spree, Klopp defended himself by stating that this change was needed to get the players he...

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  • Protest farmers say Tour de France tear gas 'not us'
Protest farmers say Tour de France tear gas 'not us'

Police purportedly used tear gas or pepper spray to disperse the protesters - accidentally spraying some of the competing cyclists in the process. Thomas was pictured pouring water on his face as the race was stopped for riders to receive treatment at the doctor's auto.

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  • John Elkann named Ferrari chairman as Marchionne battles health issues
John Elkann named Ferrari chairman as Marchionne battles health issues

Marchionne's replacements are Elkann, and Louis Camilleri as CEO. Here is a look at scenes from Marchionne's career. Gary Jones, the head of the UAW union, says that his union looks forward to working with Manley as the two sides head into the 2019 negotiations.

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  • Fan screams in Tiger Woods's swing at British Open final round
Fan screams in Tiger Woods's swing at British Open final round

Francesco Molinari didn't get the loudest cheers at the British Open . Round of the day: On a day when the winds were up and conditions were as tough as they've been all week, Molinari started his round with 13 straight pars before finally making birdie on the par-5 14th, a hole that was playing more like a par 4 during the final round.

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  • Man City's shorthanded squad gives Pep chance to learn
Man City's shorthanded squad gives Pep chance to learn

Many pundits see Liverpool , who finished fourth last season, as City's biggest threat to defending their title but Guardiola refused to make any predictions for the new season. "Maybe one will come, maybe not, we'll see, but at the moment we have a good enough squad". "I've been brought on as a player and now I feel more mature and comfortable,...

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