• Sokratis reveals Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang roles in Arsenal move
Sokratis reveals Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang roles in Arsenal move

The Greek global has joined the Premier League side on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee. The defender joins from Borussia Dortmund , where he spent five years after joining from Werder Bremen in 2013, after years of speculation regarding potential moves to the Premier League.

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  • It's Joseph over Aidan O'Brien as Latrobe wins Irish Derby 2018
It's Joseph over Aidan O'Brien as Latrobe wins Irish Derby 2018

Donnacha O'Brien - winning his third Classic of the season after Saxon Warrior at Newmarket and Forever Together in the Oaks at Epsom - said: "I didn't plan to be that forward, but the pace was slow". For the horse to win and Donnacha to ride him was special. "Things at Epsom didn't really go his way, so we've kept on the Derby trail, taking ...

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  • Portugal hopes to count on Ronaldo to lead new generation
Portugal hopes to count on Ronaldo to lead new generation

Ronaldo was powerless to stop European champions Portugal exiting Russian Federation 2018 on Saturday as Edinson Cavani's brace sent Uruguay into the quarter-finals. Edinson Cavani is hopeful he will be fit in time to face France in the World Cup quarter finals despite coming off hurt in victory over Portugal .

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  • Predicting where the top 10 free agents will land
Predicting where the top 10 free agents will land

That puts the Lakers in a tough spot, as they may have to trade assets for a player who wants to join them next summer, just to land James . And this, according to Scott, makes the former dispensable and he believes the Boston franchise will be getting the better end of the deal as Leonard is a more complete player defensively and offensively.

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  • Tiger Woods shoots -5 65 in round 2 of Quicken National
Tiger Woods shoots -5 65 in round 2 of Quicken National

A spectacular chip-in and four putts beyond 15 feet were among his seven birdies‚ the 14-time major victor sharing 11th on five-under 135 after 36 holes at TPC Potomac‚ only four strokes behind United States co-leaders Brian Gay‚ Beau Hossler and Ryan Armour .

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  • Murray withdraws from Wimbledon with heavy heart
Murray withdraws from Wimbledon with heavy heart

Andy Murray's bid to overcome his hip injury and play at Wimbledon has ended in disappointment. "We've decided that playing best-of-five-set matches might be a bit too soon in the recovery process". On a more positive note Murray said he would continue practicing on Monday and would now target a return in the U.S. hardcourt season in time for ...

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  • Lance Stephenson follows LeBron James to the Lakers
Lance Stephenson follows LeBron James to the Lakers

He'll never be able to match Jordan's ideal six wins and six Finals MVPs in six tries, but a couple more titles and his record for franchise-building and his sustained statistical excellence will be hard to dismiss. National Basketball Association superstar leaves Cleveland for the second time. As ESPN's Darren Rovell points out in a side-by-si...

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  • Neymar, Roberto Firmino Push Brazil Past Mexico at 2018 World Cup
Neymar, Roberto Firmino Push Brazil Past Mexico at 2018 World Cup

A sixth World Cup crown is there for the taking and an engaged Neymar is looking like the best player still alive in the tournament. They drew 1-1 to Switzerland in their first match in the group and were held scoreless against Costa Rica for 90 minutes before letting in two in stoppage time .

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  • Ian Wright offers instant reaction on Twitter to Arsenal signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos
Ian Wright offers instant reaction on Twitter to Arsenal signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos

The Gunners are embracing a major summer of change having seen manager Arsene Wenger depart, with Unai Emery brought in as his replacement in the Emirates Stadium dugout. It has a lot of fans and a very big history'. He is the third former Dortmund star to join the club in the last six months after the acquisitions of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a...

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  • Lance Stephenson signing with Lakers
Lance Stephenson signing with Lakers

And Chrissy Teigen had some home truths to deliver about LA. For a lot of people though, the move was just an excuse to make a few jokes. LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Arena on January 2, 2013 in Miami , Florida.

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  • Calum Chambers in advanced talks with Arsenal over new contract
Calum Chambers in advanced talks with Arsenal over new contract

Arsenal fans have been left licking their lips over the prospect of their club signing Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega this summer. The report says Banega has a buyout clause set at £17.6m - which is well within Arsenal's price range - so a deal should be relatively straightforward once the player returns from worldwide duty.

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  • FIBA to open 'disciplinary proceedings' in wake of brawl
FIBA to open 'disciplinary proceedings' in wake of brawl

Late in the third period, a free for all broke out sparked by an incident involving RR Pogoy of the Philippines and Australia's Chris Goulding . That left Gilas with only June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood and Baser Amer to play the remainder of the match.

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  • Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?
Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?

Aging veteran forward Carmelo Anthony comes off the books after next year, which should give some relief for Oklahoma City. Saturday, before the opening minutes of the free agency negotiating window, Paul George agreed to a new four-year, $137-million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder without bothering to listen to the Lakers' free-ag...

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  • Why Did Lebron James Go to the Lakers Instead of the Sixers?
Why Did Lebron James Go to the Lakers Instead of the Sixers?

Cleveland, Ohio was the home of a championship team for the first time since 1964. In Los Angeles, LeBron joins a Lakers team that has a promising core of young players around which to build, including PG Lonzo Ball , SF Brandon Ingram , PF Kyle Kuzma , PF/C Julius Randle , and PF/C Moritz Wagner.

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  • Roger Federer confirms new deal with Uniqlo
Roger Federer confirms new deal with Uniqlo

I mean, besides the history and the mythical place that it is, you can not also practise on it", Federer told reporters."When you come out, there's a bit of uncertainty for both players... As the first match on Centre Court in the tournament this year, the crowd were treated to a sublime display from the top seed. Even when I won here, when I playe...

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  • Osorio promises Mexico will attack 'best in the world' Brazil
Osorio promises Mexico will attack 'best in the world' Brazil

However, they will be up against a team with an embarrassment of riches, including Neymar, Philippe Coutinho , Thiago Silva and Gabriel Jesus. "However, I never said anything bad about Neymar - I made a joke and journalists have turned it into a negative".

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  • Uruguay Boss Believes Even Diego Godin Can't Handle Cristiano Ronaldo
Uruguay Boss Believes Even Diego Godin Can't Handle Cristiano Ronaldo

Really, really, really happy - look at our fans! Central defenders Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez play their club football together at Atletico Madrid and that showed as they repelled nearly everything Portugal could throw at them with superb anticipation and understanding.

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  • Max Verstappen wins in Austria in Red Bull's home race
Max Verstappen wins in Austria in Red Bull's home race

That meant Ricciardo was giving the 20-year-old Dutch driver, who is seen by many as a future world champion, the benefit of a "tow" while the Australian's vehicle took the aerodynamic hit. So this weekend it's his job to do that. "Overtake him, mate, just overtake him". "He tried to put us against each other but it makes no sense". Verstappe...

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  • LeBron James signs $154 million, 4-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James signs $154 million, 4-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports James has agreed to a massive four-year, $154 million deal with the Lakers. Northeast Ohio's loss, however, is most definitely Hollywood's gain. "Welcome to the family @KingJames #lakers4life #striveforgreatness ", wrote Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Twitter . The move marks his third in eight years.

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray withdraws - how Twitter reacted
Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray withdraws - how Twitter reacted

He said: "It is with a heavy heart that I'm announcing that I'll be withdrawing from Wimbledon this year". Considered a member of the ruling "Big 4" quartet of men's tennis , along with Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , Murray also won the 2012 U.S.

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