Sport

Hader, who pitches for the Milwaukee Brewers , tweeted various racist, misogynist and homophobic tweets in 2011 and 2012. Josh Hader's All-Star Game debut, 40 minutes from his hometown of Millersville, had already gone badly when he presided over a three-run eighth inning that put the National League down in an eventual 8-6 loss at Nationals Park.
  • Chelsea Expected To Respond To Liverpool's Alisson Offer

    Sport

    This update comes a day after La Repubblica reported that the Reds were close to meeting the Calcio A side's valuation of Alisson and merely had to bid slightly more to agree on a fee. The 25-year-old stopper has spent two years in Italy following his arrival from Internacional in his homeland. Last season Alisson kept 15 Serie A clean sheets for Roma and helped the club to finish third and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.
  • Liverpool make world-record £62million bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

    Liverpool make world-record £62million bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

    Sport

    After Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final, it emerged that Karius had suffered a concussion after being elbowed by Sergio Ramos . Real may still be a player in the deal as they are reportedly interested in Chelsea 'keeper Thibaut Courtois , which would mean Chelsea would be in the market for a new stopper.
  • Russian Federation passes the baton to Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022

    Russian Federation passes the baton to Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022

    Sport

    As if the on-field drama wasn't enough, the post-match ceremony and celebration kept audiences hooked to their screens on Sunday, July 15. "First of all, I want to congratulate your team on their successful participation in the World Cup ", the Russian president said during the talks with Grabar-Kitarovic.
  • Eden Hazard reaches agreement with Real Madrid

    Sport

    Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and Eden Hazard during the World Cup in Russian Federation. Courtois has been in the Premier League for the last three seasons with Chelsea and before then he wore the shirt of Real Madrid's city rivals, Atletico, as he spent three seasons on loan there from the London club.
  • Raptors in the ‘driver’s seat’ for Kawhi Leonard

    Sport

    Leonard was one of 35 players invited to participate in the camp , which will be led by Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Kawhi Leonard might be heading north for the season. The USA basketball mini-camp will run from July 25-27. That means no Kyrie Irving, no Gordon Hayward, no Al Horford, and certainly no Jaylen Brown or Jayson Tatum.
  • Bolt in talks with A-League side about possible deal

    Bolt in talks with A-League side about possible deal

    Sport

    Former Manchester United assistant and Hull City manager Mike Phelan was appointed the club's sporting director on Monday. The Jamaican has trained with Norwegian top-flight side Stromsgodset and was then seen training with German football club Borussia Dortmund , with pictures of him practicing with the biggest stars of the club including Mario Gotze and Marco Reus going viral.
  • Victorious France team land back in Paris and head for Champs-Elysées

    Sport

    Captain Hugo Lloris , flanked by coach Didier Deschamps, was the first to emerge from the aircraft, raising the famed golden trophy before heading down the stairs and onto a freshly laid red carpet. The first came back in 1998 - Didier Deschamps, who is now the head coach , was a squad player at the time. Observers made note of the youth of the team, as well as how many players are of central and North African heritage .
  • Oddsmakers see clear favorite in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

    Sport

    The 76ers' future is incredibly bright, and while Leonard could take the team to new heights, he might not be worth such a massive move given the level of uncertainty. Unfortunately, it has been a while since we have last seen a healthy Kawhi Leonard . Until this week, the favorites to acquire Leonard had been the Lakers and Sixers, but the Spurs reportedly have asked for too much in return.
  • Harrington keen to take it all in again at Carnoustie

    Sport

    It brought a smile to his face, as recalling the days of innocence often do. "Now I keep feeling better with each tournament I play". It was a new experience for the then-U.S. "So it's possible. Greg [Norman] was there at Birkdale, I think about 54-ish". It certainly plays into the hands of guys who can thread the ball around.
  • Phillies eye J.A. Happ while waiting on Manny Machado

    Phillies eye J.A. Happ while waiting on Manny Machado

    Sport

    The Baltimore Orioles have the structure of a deal in place for Manny Machado and are working through specific aspects of a trade, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney. "I'm the type of player, once I get in there, I'm locked in". There is no doubt adding Machado to any team would benefit the team offensively and defensively, however, this Yankee lineup has enough power to break records, and the defense has been sturdy all year.
  • Liverpool make offer for Roma goalkeeper

    Liverpool make offer for Roma goalkeeper

    Sport

    Alisson made 49 appearances for Roma past year, in what was his second season at the club following his transfer from Internacional. Alisson's future at Roma has been under the microscope over the last few months and he has been widely linked with a move away from the Stadio Olimpico.
  • Russian Federation targeted by nearly 25 million cyber-attacks during World Cup

    Russian Federation targeted by nearly 25 million cyber-attacks during World Cup

    Sport

    With the fan ID, visitors were given visa-free entry into the country along with benefits such as free transport services including inter-city trains and public transport in the host cities. The team which beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow, were expected to travel to the Élysée Palace, where President Macron said that each player would be awarded the Legion of Honour.
  • Trump Was Like A

    Trump Was Like A "Little Wet Noodle" Next To Putin: Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Sport

    This was too much even for many of Trump's usually cowed Republican comrades . On Monday, officials said another Russian agent had been arrested for seeking to influence U.S. The Hannity interview took place before Trump became aware of the negative reaction to the press conference back home. "We've had a phoney witch hunt deal drive us apart", he said .
  • 'Helsinki has frozen over': Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

    'Helsinki has frozen over': Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

    Sport

    Instead, the focus was on the symbolism of the leader of the world's biggest superpower sitting down one-on-one with Putin after four years of global isolation triggered by Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. He said that his meeting with Putin " might be the easiest of them all " amid controversy over his handling of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation agreement on increased defense spending and trade talks with U.K.
  • Bale wants meeting with Lopetegui to discuss future

    Bale wants meeting with Lopetegui to discuss future

    Sport

    After the game, however, Bale suggested his future could lie away from Madrid because of a lack of game time under Zinedine Zidane during the 2017/18 season. Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus last week was seen as a boost to 28-year-old Bale who was regularly left out of Real Madrid's starting XI last season and expressed his frustration after scoring twice as a substitute in the Champions League final win against Liverpool in May.
  • 'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

    'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

    Sport

    Team captain Hugo Lloris was first off the plane brandishing the trophy and greeted by airport staff before a team photo on the tarmac. Alongside Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer , he has become only the third man to win the World Cup both as a player and coach .
  • Usain Bolt secures trial contract with A-League side Central Coast Mariners

    Sport

    Mr Mielekamp said the club had received positive reports of Bolt's performance when he trained with German club Borussia Dortmund and Norwegian side Stromsgodset. "Mainly, a trial, and of course marquee funds support from (governing body Football Federation Australia )", he said, adding that the arrangement was not a gimmick.
  • Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage

    Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage

    Sport

    Other riders chatted as they admired the rolling countryside. "For the second year in a row I am ending the Tour de France like this". “Boring stage, ” said Sagan, the three-time reigning world champion. "The legs have been better every day", Groenewegen said, adding that "the team did an awesome job and put me in a great position". With Gaviria breaking free from the peloton at first, Greonewegen came from behind at the closing 200 meters and crossed the finish line with his finger on ...
  • MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more

    MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more

    Sport

    That means there's a chance we could have a Baez vs. Schwarber final, which would be a lot of fun for Cubs fans and a little less fun for everyone else. Schwarber had earned a 30-second bonus in his second-round match by hitting at least two home runs of at least 440 feet, but he didn't need it as he passed Hoskins with his final swing in regulation time .
  • Home Run Derby roster released, Brewers' Aguilar included

    Home Run Derby roster released, Brewers' Aguilar included

    Sport

    According to The Athletic's Matt Gelb , Hoskins is requesting Phillies minor-league infielder coordinator Chris Truby to throw to him. Major League Baseball announced the field for the dinger exhibition on Wednesday night, with Harper (22 home runs through Wednesday) joining seven first-time participants: Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar (23), Dodgers infielder Max Muncy (21), Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (19), Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber (17), Cubs second ...
  • Ex-CIA chief slams 'treasonous' Trump-Putin meeting as lawmakers blast president

    Ex-CIA chief slams 'treasonous' Trump-Putin meeting as lawmakers blast president

    Sport

    They'll conclude the summit by taking questions at a joint news conference. Mr Trump spent much of his European tour this month flexing his muscles and throwing around threats - publicly chastising the European Union, blasting Germany, and attacking British prime minister Theresa May's leadership style - but when it came to his much-anticipated summit with Russian dictator Mr Putin, he cowered in the corner.
  • Lyon chief discusses Liverpool and Manchester United target Fekir's future

    Lyon chief discusses Liverpool and Manchester United target Fekir's future

    Sport

    The restructuring of the previously agreed £53 million deal, which collapsed due to an issue found during his Reds medical, is an important detail and refers to Liverpool paying the sum in more instalments. It still remains unclear whether Liverpool will go back in for the 24-year-old forward after the World Cup final today, where France face Croatia in Russian Federation at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.
  • LeBron James to miss USA Basketball minicamp

    LeBron James to miss USA Basketball minicamp

    Sport

    But during the game, if it's not those guys on the court, I don't really pay any attention to it". James strolled into the arena and in his courtside seats while wearing a pair of purple and yellow shorts with the purple Lakers script written across the front of them.
  • Trump, Putin Meet in Helsinki: Here's What to Expect

    Trump, Putin Meet in Helsinki: Here's What to Expect

    Sport

    That the president was attended in Helsinki by a team of competent and patriotic advisors makes his blunders and capitulations all the more painful and inexplicable." No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant ".
  • Barcelona offer Andre Gomes to Chelsea for Kante

    Barcelona offer Andre Gomes to Chelsea for Kante

    Sport

    Today, I am at Chelsea , and today I am now living and playing in the World Cup, that is what comes first. Kante went viral on social media after footage showed that he was too shy to ask to hold the trophy during the celebrations . Barcelona superstar Sergio Busquets has reportedly sent a warning note to his Spanish League side to forget about him once they sign Chelsea star N'Golo Kante this summer.
  • England vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview predictions, likely XIs

    England vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview predictions, likely XIs

    Sport

    Wood said England will be considering the series finale against India tomorrow as a must-win game akin to a World Cup semi-final or final to adapt to pressure situations accordingly. Two players who could've been a bit of a concern for the selectors - Joe Root and Mark Wood , both had a wonderful last game and made the right kind of impact.
  • Toby Alderweireld speaks out on future

    Toby Alderweireld speaks out on future

    Sport

    Spurs are said to believe he's worth around the same fee Liverpool paid for Virgil Van Dijk which was estimated at £75m while the Red Devils are unwilling to pay that much for an nearly senior player. The 29-year-old started just three Premier League games in 2018 following his return from a lengthy layoff due to a hamstring injury. "But the latest odds suggest he'll be replaced by a World Cup victor this summer".
  • Croatian president's hugs, Putin's umbrella and Macron's Pogba dab

    Croatian president's hugs, Putin's umbrella and Macron's Pogba dab

    Sport

    The French president joined the victorious Les Bleus in their Luzhniki Stadium locker room, gave a speech, had fun with star midfielder Paul Pogba while being filmed for Snapchat, and struck a dab pose for defender Benjamin Mendy. France's win on Sunday was its first in 20 years, after winning on its home turf in 1998. It contrasts with the slick progress of France, who beat Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium in the knockout stages to earn their status as favourites.
  • Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind

    Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind

    Sport

    Daley Blind has spent four years at Manchester United and was signed when Louis Van Gaal was in charge of the club. Sources have also told ESPN FC that United have received an enquiry from Inter Milan for full-back Matteo Darmian. With Blind's exit, United now have only three senior left-backs in the form of Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young but the latter is certain to miss the start of the campaign owing to his exploits at the World Cup.
  • Manny Pacquiao not scared of Lucas Matthysses power

    Manny Pacquiao not scared of Lucas Matthysses power

    Sport

    Knock-out specialist Matthysse has finished 36 of his 39 wins inside the distance and won the vacant WBA belt after an eighth-round stoppage of Thailand's Teerachai Sithmorseng in January. Lu, 23, is a former youth world amateur champion bidding to become the first boxer to win a world title in his second professional fight. "It will.
  • Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

    Sport

    When Tottenham's Trippier scored a fantastic free-kick early in the semi-final against Croatia, Gareth Southgate's team appeared to be heading for their first World Cup final since 1966. Whilst Croatia might be the smallest nation to ever play in a (proper) World Cup Final in the modern era, support for Zlatko Dalic and his troops today could possibly be the biggest any nation has had.
  • Ferdinand challenges Mourinho to unleash Pogba at United

    Ferdinand challenges Mourinho to unleash Pogba at United

    Sport

    Pogba, 25, played a star role throughout Les Bleus' World Cup triumph, forming an influential axis in the middle of the park, while further netting the third goal in the 4-2 final win over Croatia in Moscow. Even if pundits decide to keep nitpicking at one of the most talented players in the world, they'll never be able to take away this World Cup victory from him.
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018: When It Is And What To Know

    Amazon Prime Day 2018: When It Is And What To Know

    Sport

    Getting those perks on Amazon Prime Day 2018 , scheduled for July 16. Listen for more tips on today's #TalkingTech podcast. Amazon Music Unlimited , by nature, compatible with Amazon's smart speaker devices. Introduced in 2015 to celebrate Amazon's 20th anniversary, the first Prime Day was a one-day only retail holiday that sought to overtake Black Friday as the sales event of the year, Business Insider reports.
  • Fans in Mpumalanga react to France winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Fans in Mpumalanga react to France winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Sport

    At the opening of the ceremony, Putin expressed his pride in organising the World Cup in Russian Federation, confirming his certainty that Qatar will succeed in organising a similar high-class World Cup . Putin and Federation Internationale de Football Association also hosted the presidents of Belarus, Sudan, Armenia and Gabon, plus the Emir of Qatar.
  • Liverpool FC sign Xherdan Shaqiri on five year contract

    Liverpool FC sign Xherdan Shaqiri on five year contract

    Sport

    When such a player becomes available at this price, you need to act quickly, and we did that. He said: "I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the Stoke City supporters, my teammates and staff, for the opportunity to come to England and three wonderful years at the club".
  • Conor McGregor causes controversy with Vladimir Putin tweet

    Conor McGregor causes controversy with Vladimir Putin tweet

    Sport

    Putin also bagged himself an endorsement from Irish strongman Conor McGregor . While attending the World Cup Final in Moscow on Sunday, UFC legend Conor McGregor made sure to greet Russian President Vladimir Putin . It appears that Putin and McGregor crossed paths at the Luzhniki Stadium and the Dubliner had nothing but nice things to say about the controversial Russian president.