• Coutinho Thrilled To Work With Messi And Barca Idols
Coutinho Thrilled To Work With Messi And Barca Idols

The swoop for Coutinho - which contains a 400 million-euro release clause - is the third biggest transfer in football history, outranked only by Paris Saint-Germain's world record 222 million-euro signing of Neymar from Barcelona previous year, and their capture of French striker Kylian Mbappe for a deal eventually worth 180 million euros.

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"Why would you stop him?" - Harry Kane sympathises with Coutinho transfer saga

It is expected that Spurs will eventually stretch their wage structure to offer the striker a new contract, but Kane denied any knowledge of a deal. "It's a matter of opinion", the 24-year-old said. The player needs to choose to stay here, you can not force the player to stay here. Kane is one of the Premier League hottest properties having...

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  • PSU football finishes in top 10 of season-ending polls
PSU football finishes in top 10 of season-ending polls

After starting 5-8, the Nittany Lions haven't lost a game in regulation since November 11th. "From my perspective of of our team this year, I feel like we've done an excellent job of controlling our emotions especially against Big Ten teams and in big games like the ones we have coming up", says James Robinson.

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  • Johnny Manziel reportedly negotiating CFL contract
Johnny Manziel reportedly negotiating CFL contract

Johnny's IG post came one day after roughly 3,000 Browns fans held an 0-16 parade around FirstEnergy Stadium to commemorate their historically bad season. Johnny and I have done our due diligence on the League and team, which has included visiting Hamilton, meeting with CEO Scott Mitchell, as well as multiple meetings and working out for Coach June...

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  • Packers to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator
Packers to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator

According to Pro Football Reference , the Jets finished first in the league in points and yards allowed in 2009 and sixth in points and third in yards allowed in 2010. Capers had spent the last nine seasons as the DC in Green Bay, helping lead the Packers to a victory in Super Bowl XLV. Each finished in the top 10 between 2009 and 2013.

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  • Chargers have competition from Packers for DC Gus Bradley
Chargers have competition from Packers for DC Gus Bradley

Tuesday, Bradley finds himself in high demand with the Packers having requested permission to interview him for their vacant defensive coordinator position, the Seahawks have expressed interested as well as other National Football League teams, per ESPN's Adam Schefter .

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  • Coutinho completes Barcelona move but injury delays debut until end of January
Coutinho completes Barcelona move but injury delays debut until end of January

Capturing Coutinho allows Barcelona to move on from the bitter experience of losing his Brazil teammate Neymar last summer. "Now we need to make sure he feels at home because we know that changing club is always hard, but I think he is the type of player who will fit well into the team".

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  • Kyle Lowry to skip Heat game with bruised tailbone and back spasms
Kyle Lowry to skip Heat game with bruised tailbone and back spasms

DeRozan scored 25 points for Toronto but shot just 10 of 29 as the Raptors (28-11) had their five-game winning streak halted. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report . Raptors: Serge Ibaka finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds. The starting forward is day to day. LeBron James was limited to 10 points in his 27 minutes o...

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  • Vikings' Latavius Murray projected for just under 70 yards against Saints
Vikings' Latavius Murray projected for just under 70 yards against Saints

I do think that the secondary has settled in. It's up for debate as to whether the more cramped confines of the old Metrodome was more of a home-field advantage in terms of noise level. "I'm practicing. I'm rolling and ready to go". "It just shows you what type of family that we got around here", Ginn said. From cheering on their team to putt...

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  • LaMelo Ball immediately proves he's the star of his Lithuanian team
LaMelo Ball immediately proves he's the star of his Lithuanian team

The event was organized in part by the Ball family patriarch, LaVar Ball , hence the Big Baller Brand branding. There were some impressive flashes of talent from youngest Ball brother LaMelo , who was considered a consensus top 30 prospect in the class of 2019 before LaVar pulled him out of high school last fall after a dispute with...

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  • Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants
Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants

While Saban's huge success at the collegiate level is often connected to his proficiency in recruiting, his raw coaching ability and star power will make him a hot commodity should he ever open himself back up to coaching in the NFL. There were also unconfirmed reports that Bill Belichick was also interested in coaching the Giants. Whether or not...

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  • Borussia Dortmund Team Bus Bomber
Borussia Dortmund Team Bus Bomber "Didn't Intend To Kill Anybody"

The attack in April shattered the bus's windows and left Dortmund's Spanish centre-back Marc Bartra with a fractured wrist and a police officer with inner ear damage but thankfully caused no other injuries. The court was told he had meant to cash in on so-called "put options", essentially betting on a falling share price. "I can't explain it myse...

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  • Wriddhiman Saha becomes first Indian keeper to affect ten dismissals in Test
Wriddhiman Saha becomes first Indian keeper to affect ten dismissals in Test

As soon as Wriddhiman Saha achieved this feat Twitter went insane applauding the young cricketer and sending congratulatory messages his way. Saha, a gutsy batsman and an extremely competent wicketkeeper, had to wait for years to earn his place in the Test team.

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  • Kosher shop is gutted in fire
Kosher shop is gutted in fire

The owner of the grocery store, who is a Muslim, said he was sickened by the attack. Two kosher shops were damaged in a fire near Paris on the third anniversary of the slaying of four Jews at a different kosher supermarket in that city.

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  • The British Royal Family Is Expecting Another Baby
The British Royal Family Is Expecting Another Baby

The couple was originally expecting another child in Spring 2017, but unfortunately announced in December 2016 that they lost the baby . The Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child, a spokeswoman for the couple has said.

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  • SA beat India by 72 runs, take 1-0 lead
SA beat India by 72 runs, take 1-0 lead

The thrilling Cape Town Test came to an end on Monday with India losing to South Africa by 72 runs and going 1-0 down in the three-match Test series. They hoped to make a better opening partnership but in 16 runs Vijay was gone. Six balls after Vijay survived a second time Morkel had Shikhar Dhawan caught in the gully with a vicious delivery th...

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  • 'Plan was to keep Kohli quiet'
'Plan was to keep Kohli quiet'

He also dropped a sitter at third slip, which cost India plenty: Keshav Maharaj, the beneficiary, went from 0 to 35 in the first innings and was involved in valuable lower-order partnerships. Now, India are facing the same. His wife was the first to spot him while shouting after getting burned and was immediately rushed to the district hospital for...

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  • Liverpool transfer target Leon Goretzka will announce future this month
Liverpool transfer target Leon Goretzka will announce future this month

Inevitably, talk of a move for AS Monaco's Thomas Lemar has resurfaced, after the French global was linked with a transfer to Anfield late in the summer window. Goretzka is available to sign on a pre-contract agreement this month, with his current deal at Schalke running out at the end of the season, but it remains to be seen whether Klopp can beat...

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  • Stunned Chiefs fans return to work after another improbable playoff failure
Stunned Chiefs fans return to work after another improbable playoff failure

He even won a playoff game two years ago, the Chiefs' first postseason victory in 22 years. Did the Chiefs take their foot off the gas in the second half? "We were feeling good", Johnson said. Instead of regaining the lead at the 27-22 just after the two-minute warning, the play was reviewed and the call on the field was reversed. Therefore, ...

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  • Forest players campaign to get FA Cup hero Lichaj a dog
Forest players campaign to get FA Cup hero Lichaj a dog

January 7, 2018 Nottingham Forest's Ben Brereton celebrates scoring their third goal. A first-half brace from Eric Lichaj saw the hosts take a 2-1 lead into the break, with Per Mertesacker having responded for Wenger's side midway through the first half.

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  • Neymar, Messi and Kane are world's most valuable players
Neymar, Messi and Kane are world's most valuable players

Five of the top 10 players are now in the Premier League, with no Bundesliga stars making it into the top 20. According to the list, although Manchester United spent £89m on Pogba, then £75 on Lukaku last summer, they actually got a good deal with both - the French midfielder is valued at £130m, and the Belgian striker at £145.5m.

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  • Cricketer Yusuf Pathan Suspended By BCCI After Failing Dope Test
Cricketer Yusuf Pathan Suspended By BCCI After Failing Dope Test

Yusuf has failed a dope test during a tournament last season. The Baroda-born cricketer had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI's anti-doping testing programme during a domestic Twenty20 competition on March 16 a year ago in Delhi.

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  • Was nervous defending just 208, admits Faf du Plessis
Was nervous defending just 208, admits Faf du Plessis

But then Dhawan was caught at gully off his bat handle when he got into a tangle against a lifting ball from Morkel. "I came here this morning hoping to get a 350 lead and bowl to them tonight, so obviously that didn't go to plan". Speaking to the reporters, the 33-year-old said, "I knew that the new ball was going to be key for us". If we had four...

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  • RB Leipzig 'to resist January move from Liverpool for Naby Keita'
RB Leipzig 'to resist January move from Liverpool for Naby Keita'

Keita had a release clause in his contract which would have seen him become available for £48m this summer, but Liverpool opted to pay over the amount to secure his signature in advance amid interest from Barcelona . Convincing Leipzig to agree to those terms could prove hard however. Not only has Murphy quite obviously never seen Keita play, ...

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  • Vegas odds released for Alex Smith's next team
Vegas odds released for Alex Smith's next team

While they recovered enough to win the AFC West, the losses forced them to play an extra playoff game, a wild-card tilt with the Titans on Saturday. Smith said, via the Kansas City Star . As it stands, Kansas City has little cap space at its disposal, with Over the Cap now projecting the team needs to clear almost $5 million to get under next ...

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