Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp: VAR ‘a real problem’ and hurting game

Jurgen Klopp has labelled VAR “a real problem,” saying the system should be helping the game and “not confuse it” following Liverpool’s 2-1 win at Aston Villa. There were three checks during the match at Villa Park — Trezeguet’s opener stood after being examined for offside, the video assistant referee upheld the linesman’s decision on […]


Guardiola accuses Mane of diving after Liverpool’s late win at Aston Villa

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has accused Liverpool’s Sadio Mane of diving, ahead of next week’s clash between the Premier League’s top two. Mane was booked for simulation before scoring an injury-time winner in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Aston Villa on nike nfl jerseys cheap City left it late themselves to edge past Southampton […]


How the Nationals pieced together their Game 1 win over the Astros

Max Scherzer threw 112 pitches in five innings. The only inning he threw fewer than 20 was his final one. Tanner Rainey came out of the bullpen, served up a home run and walked two batters while recording only one out. Daniel Hudson got four outs but gave up three hits and a run. But […]


Can Houston Astros rebound from Gerrit Cole’s World Series loss?

Do you remember May 22? It was only five months ago. The NBA was in its conference finals. The NHL had just moved to the Stanley Cup Final. The Twitterverse was up in arms about the “Game of Thrones” finale that aired three days before. And Gerrit Cole, Houston Astros pitcher, lost a game. A […]


76ers’ Tobias Harris donates $1M to 9 charities through ‘community draft’

After agreeing to return to the Philadelphia 76ers as a free agent this summer, Tobias Harris wanted to find a way to make an impact in the city he now will be calling home for the foreseeable future. He wound up creating a unique way to do so, which he unveiled Tuesday afternoon: donating a […]


Nets extend Taurean Prince on 2-year, $29 million deal

Forward Taurean Prince has signed a two-year, $29 million contract extension with the Brooklyn Nets, Steve Heumann of CAA Sports told ESPN. Prince, who was traded to the Nets from Atlanta in June, was eligible for his rookie contract extension as part of the NBA’s 2016 draft nike nfl jerseys cheap Heumann and Dave […]


Cowboys LB Leighton Vander Esch (neck), DE Robert Quinn (rib) ruled out

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch has been ruled out of the rest of Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles because of a neck injury suffered in the second quarter. Defensive end Robert Quinn, who leads the Cowboys with six sacks, is also out because of a rib injury. He did not come out with […]


Source: Jets fine Kelechi Osemele for conduct detrimental to team

New York Jets guard Kelechi Osemele, locked in a standoff with the organization over whether he needs shoulder surgery, did not practice Saturday and was fined for conduct detrimental to the team, a source said. Osemele, who hasn’t played or practiced since a Sept. 22 loss to the New England Patriots, is officially listed as […]


Sources: Manchester United’s Luke Shaw a doubt but Anthony Martial could return vs. Liverpool

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sweating on the fitness of defender Luke Shaw ahead of Liverpool’s visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, sources have told ESPN FC. Shaw, 24, has not played since suffering a hamstring injury during the defeat to Crystal Palace in August. Despite returning to training before the international break, […]


Arsenal were famously “invincible” in the mid-2000s. What the hell happened?

Lee Hendrie scored in the third minute to put Aston Villa in front, but it didn’t matter. Arsenal would score and score again, and Arsenal would win. Because Arsenal always won. Sure enough, Robert Pirès equalised from the penalty spot, and after Thierry Henry had given the home side the lead on the stroke of […]