Besiktas boss says ‘something is wrong’ with Liverpool loanee Loris Karius

Besiktas manager Senol Gunes said he believes “something is wrong” with goalkeeper Loris Karius after he conceded a soft goal in a 3-2 win against Konyaspor at the Vodafone Park Stadium on Sunday night. Karius could probably have done better in dealing with Omer Ali Sahiner’s 20th-minute equaliser, the German keeper failing to make what […]


Manchester City to compensate victims of child sexual abuse

Manchester City have launched a compensation scheme for victims of historical child sexual abuse, the club said on Tuesday. The scheme applies to victims of City’s former youth coach, Barry Bennell, who was jailed in 2018 for 30 years on multiple counts of child sexual nfl jerseys china nike The club added an independent […]


Boone not bothered by Tulowitzki’s slow start

Troy Tulowitzki is doing just fine, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone says, despite his slow start at the plate. Tulowitzki was hitless in three at-bats in a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. The five-time All-Star shortstop, who has not played in the major leagues since July 2017, is hitting just .176 […]


Hall of Famer Seaver diagnosed with dementia

Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life, his family announced on Thursday. In a statement released by the Hall of Fame, Seaver’s family expressed thanks to those who have supported the New York Mets great throughout his career and asked for privacy. Seaver has limited […]


Patriots take pride in their use of analytics to help scouting

New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft once again spoke on a panel at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, sharing insight on the role analytics plays for the defending Super Bowl champions. Kraft was part of the “Creating a Sports Legacy” panel alongside Philadelphia 76ers/New Jersey Devils owner Josh Harris and sports agent/president […]


Could a glut of free-agent safeties mean Earl Thomas re-signs with Seahawks?

When Earl Thomas rode off the field at Arizona in September, his broken left leg wrapped in an air cast and his middle finger extended toward the Seattle sideline, it seemed like the final image of the star safety in a Seahawks uniform. Nothing that has happened since would suggest otherwise — certainly nothing coach […]


Fantasy Premier League: Why Zaha is the best Tier 2 forward

Wilfried Zaha is in an excellent run of form. Over the past five matches, only Sergio Aguero has scored more goals. This will come as very good news to Crystal Palace, who were struggling before his resurgence. The South London club has been extremely reliant on the Ivorian winger in recent years and, as you […]


PSG again show they are Europe’s ‘biggest losers’ and have only themselves to blame

The curse has hit again. Since Nasser Al-Khelaifi and Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) took over at PSG in the summer 2011, the Champions League has only been synonymous with failure and disappointment for the Parisians. The objective, publicly announced by the new owners on the completion of their takeover, was to win the whole thing […]


Boston’s Wright suspended 80 games for PEDs

Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright was suspended 80 games on Wednesday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Wright told reporters in Fort Myers, Florida, on Wednesday that he had failed an offseason test and appealed. “We couldn’t figure out how this substance got into my body,” he said. “But at the end of […]


Sources: Heimlich signs with Mexican league

Former Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who was not selected in the Major League Baseball draft last summer, has signed a contract with a team in Mexico’s summer league, multiple sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The left-hander, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old niece, signed with the Dos Laredos Tecolotes of […]