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Solskjaer hails United’s ‘risk and reward’ football

Manchester United’s 4-0 demolition of Chelsea is proof that cavalier attacking football is back at Old Trafford, according to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United occasionally rode their luck against Frank Lampard’s side, but eventually ran out comfortable winners thanks to two goals from Marcus Rashford and one each from Anthony Martial and summer signing Dan […]

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Alisson out ‘the next few weeks’ with calf injury

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson is set to be out “the next few weeks” with a calf injury he suffered in the Reds’ 4-1 victory over Norwich on Friday, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.cheap nfl jerseys china nike “[It’s] not too cool. It’s a calf injury, which takes him obviously out for a while,” Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com […]

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Kemba on Team USA dropouts: ‘It’s our chance’

A lot of attention has been paid to the players who won’t be at Team USA training camp in preparation for the FIBA World Cup, but the players who are in attendance are grateful for the chance to represent their country. “This is like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a lot of us,” Boston Celtics guard […]

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Team USA’s green monster: A Boston quartet could take on the world

When Jaylen Brown got to town last weekend, he was looking forward to trying Mizumi, a high-end Japanese restaurant at the Wynn Hotel. So on Sunday night, with three of his Boston Celtics teammates also preparing for Team USA training camp, he was pleased they decided to go together. But when Brown, Kemba Walker, Jayson […]

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Mason Rudolph ready for Year 2 close-up with Steelers

“I don’t care (about the rotation), I’m ready to play and execute,” said Rudolph, who figures he’ll start a game and fourth-stringer Devlin Hodges might get a nod, too. Preseason action probably will decide if Rudolph can unseat Dobbs as the No. 2 quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger. Though Dobbs showed he was a gamer last […]

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Broncos backfield was crowded before Theo Riddick. How does he fit in?

They already had three players in Phillip Lindsay, Royce Freeman and Devontae Booker who had each taken plenty of snaps with the starters during training camp, and coach Vic Fangio had said each could be used at any time, in any situation.cheap nfl nike jerseys china They were already a headache for fantasy football aficionados. […]

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Cora protests Rays game: Late subs a ‘total mess’

Confusion reigned in the Red Sox-Rays matchup Wednesday when a series of defensive changes prompted Boston manager Alex Cora to protest the game, due to the placement of subs into Tampa Bay’s lineup after the designated hitter was removed. The eighth-inning lineup switch appeared to leave the umpires bewildered in St. Petersburg, Florida. They stopped […]

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Wizards to offer Beal 3-year, $111M extension

Washington Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard will offer guard Bradley Beal a three-year, $111 million maximum contract extension upon the All-Star becoming eligible to sign on Friday, Sheppard told ESPN. “At the very first moment allowed, we are going to offer Brad the full max extension,” Sheppard told ESPN. Beal, 26, has until Oct. 21 […]

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DPOY? Sack leader? Broncos’ Von Miller thinks that’s what’s next

One thing about Vic Fangio’s NFL career is abundantly clear: the guy can coach linebackers. Three, Ricky Jackson, Kevin Greene and Ray Lewis, are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Now, Fangio arrives to his first year as the Denver Broncos’ head coach with one of the league’s best defensive players craving to be […]

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Sashi Brown, JT III join retooled Wiz front office

The Washington Wizards have announced the hiring of Tommy Sheppard as the team’s new general manager and the inclusion of a few new faces in a reorganized management structure. Sashi Brown, the former executive vice president of the Cleveland Browns, will serve as chief planning and operations officer for Monumental Basketball — a group that […]