Chelsea striker Giroud: Morata and I can be good for eachother

It was significant that Olivier Giroud played a major part in two of Hazard's goals, as the big Frenchman justified Sarri's decision to start him ahead of Alvaro Morata . The Italian, whose side start their Europa League campaign at PAOK Salonika on Thursday, was born in Naples but grew up in Siena on the edge of the Chianti region.

Browns close to trading Josh Gordon to Patriots

Gordon has been suspended for a total of 56 games in his seven NFL seasons, 55 of which were league bans for positive drug and alcohol tests. Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during Wednesday's practice for this weekend's regular-season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.

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I thought it was a very good fight for the fans, and very exciting. "Under the right conditions, yes, " Golovkin said of a rematch. Khan was impressed by the quality of the fight and lauded Canelo for his gameplan. Now that Alvarez and Golovkin are 1-1, who's ready for the inevitable third and final fight? Yet despite getting rocked twice in Round 10, Alvarez bit down and weathered the storm in a manner that was nothing short of inspiring.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores to reach 500 goals for club and country

His tally of club goals now stands at 438 including strikes for Malmo, Ajax, Juventus , Inter, Barcelona , PSG , AC Milan and Manchester United . Ibrahimovic joined Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi as the only active players with 500 career goals for club and country.

Liverpool's Firmino eye gouged by Tottenham defender Vertonghen

Liverpool avenged last season's 4-1 defeat to Spurs at Wembley to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League . I expect both teams to score as they usually do in this fixture, but I'll have to edge towards Liverpool to win it.

Luis Enrique admits mistake over Aspas call-up

Luis Enrique's charges got their campaign underway over the weekend with a 2-1 win over England at Wembley Stadium . Saul Niguez headed Spain in front before Asensio fired in two spectacular strikes, although the second was credited as an own goal from Lovre Kalinic .

Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning general manager

He has always been considered a future National Hockey League general manager. "This change is important for me, which will allow me to spend more time with my family", said Yzerman, who added he came to this decision in July. Yzerman, 53, spent the past eight seasons as Tampa Bay's GM, a tenure that included four playoff appearances and a trip to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final.

Dez Bryant calls out Cowboys in tweet barrage during, after loss

Former Dallas Cowboys star wideout Dez Bryant still hasn't found a team for the 2018 National Football League season - and, like the rest of us, spent Week 1 glued to the television and airing out his thoughts out on social media. Bryant said he wouldn't mind staying within the NFC East with the Redskins and said he's closing the book on the Cowboys for good. Bryant went on a tweeting spree at the expense of his former team.

Serena Williams row: #MeToo or #MeMeMe?

The umpire initially handed Williams a coaching violation before docking her a point, and after the 36-year-old labelled Ramos a "thief", he docked her a game in a dramatic second set. "For me to say "thief" and for him to take a game, it made me feel like it was a sexist remark", she said . Whether or not this will be a lasting partnership between Osaka and Kawakubo remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure: Comme des Garçons gets major points for helping empower and uplift this ...

Rafael Nadal reveals Dominic Thiem ‘sadness’ at US Open

Thiem became the first player since Andy Roddick in 2004 to win a love set against Nadal in NY but the Spaniard once again dug deep to come out on top of a gruelling battle played in more punishing humidity. The popular third seed will now attempt to take a step he has not managed since winning his only grand slam title here nine years ago and reach another final.

Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic

Millman took the court against Novak Djokovic on Thursday AEST for an unlikely spot in the semi-finals. The No. 21 seed continued his strong season after returning from a wrist injury that forced him to miss the U.S. "I hate matches like this", Tsurenko said. It is the first time in the Open era that Japan is represented in the semi-finals of both the main draws at the same grand slam.

Colin Kaepernick Unveils New Nike ‘Just Do It’ Ad

Kaepernick tweeted the same image as Rovell with the words, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". Kaepernick - who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2013 where they lost to the Ravens - was the catalyst for the ongoing protests of NFL players kneeling during the pre-game playing of the National Anthem.

Alisson will be Liverpool’s first choice in Champions League, says Klopp

The Liverpool manager rotated in the group phase last season when Loris Karius started all six games against Sevilla, Spartak Moscow and Maribor, while Simon Mignolet was the confirmed first choice. If we concede a second goal we have to take that as well". "We've got a few big games when we come back but I think all the lads are just excited to go away with their global teams now and some get a break and we'll come back and we've obviously got a big game against Tottenham".

Arsenal have Mesut Ozil and Lucas Torreira available for Cardiff trip

Ozil made a bright start, threading some precision passes and looking hungry for work as Arsenal overcame some early defensive issues to take an 11th-minute lead through Shkodran Mustafi's header. Additionally, the manager must also think hard about how much time Cech will be given to improve his passing ability, as the goalkeeper's struggles to play out from the back almost cost Arsenal again.

Spurs’ Son Heung-Min Avoids Military Service As South Korea Prevail

He then won a free-kick on the left side of Japan's box, and floated the set-piece to the far post where on-loan Hamburg striker Hwang Hee-Chan rose highest to double South Korea's lead. At 26 years old, Son knew this was his final chance of earning exemption from the compulsory military service for all able-bodied South Korean men.

I'm extremely happy at Real Madrid - Modric

Tottenham have been drawn in a tough group to face Barcelona , PSV Eindhoven and Inter Milan. Thursday's draw ceremony at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum, a stone's throw from the Mediterranean Sea, threw up several other fascinating groups, with last season's beaten finalists Liverpool set to have their work cut out alongside the Paris Saint-Germain of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, as well as Napoli, in Group C.

San Francisco Giants trade Andrew McCutchen to the New York Yankees

Full details will come out soon, but with the report that the deal has been finalized and is simply a formality to be announced, it looks like the New York Yankees have added arguably the top available bat in the waiver trade market to open the final day of the deadline! McCutchen, the 2013 National League MVP, is a free agent at the end of the season.

Serena, Venus to meet for 30th time at US Open

According to USA Today , the two sisters first matched up against one another in the second round of the 1998 Australian Open, a match which Venus won. Elina Svitolina advanced again after a stunning first-round exit at Wimbledon, as she looks to continue toward her first Grand Slam win and build off of a career-best fourth-round appearance in 2014.

Alize Cornet hit with code violation for changing shirt on court

She walked to the back of the court, took off the shirt and turned it around , briefly exposing a sports bra, which earned her a code violation warning from chair umpire Christian Rask . This code violation came under the grand slam rules and we are pleased the USTA has now changed this policy. "Men change their shirts on court all the time.

Seeded Simona Halep makes history with first-round US Open loss

Number one seeded Simona Halep of Romania chases down a return to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during their 2018 US Open women's match August 27, 2018 in NY. The good news for Halep is she is guaranteed to hold onto the world No 1 ranking having established a solid lead over her rivals. Eventually, Halep got going a bit, taking advantage of Kanepi's mistakes to break back twice and get to 4-all in that set, getting a lot of support from fans who repeatedly chanted her first name.