• Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title
Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title

The victor of today's game will host the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS starting on Thursday. With the 24-year-old Buehler dominant at the mound, the Dodgers took control when Bellinger smashed a 95-mph fastball from German Marquez into right center-field for a two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth.

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'Some players care more than others'
Jose Mourinho: 'Some players care more than others'

According to The Sun , Zidane is anxious that the rumours appearing in the media will lead Mourinho to think that he is going behind his back trying to get his job. Lawrenson, reacting to Manchester United's defeat at West Ham, explained he sees a Red Devils side with a number of players not good enough to play for the club.

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  • Man City boss Guardiola furious with Mendy: He should be here
Man City boss Guardiola furious with Mendy: He should be here

Guardiola , talking ahead of City's home Premier League game with Brighton on Saturday, refused to divulge whether promising young midfielder Phil Foden will start in the game after impressing on a rare start against Oxford in the League Cup in midweek.

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  • Ryder Cup can be one more facet of Tiger Woods' revival tour
Ryder Cup can be one more facet of Tiger Woods' revival tour

The holders retain the trophy with 14 points. With Rahm's passion and outgoing nature, he's sure to be one of Europe's most vocal players, even as the least experienced. The television ratings show as much. "It's just kind of more precautionary than anything, just a little tightness, and it probably looks a little worse than it is", Thomas sa...

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  • This Chelsea Player Not Too Far Away From Eden Hazard - Liverpool Legend
This Chelsea Player Not Too Far Away From Eden Hazard - Liverpool Legend

A late Daniel Sturridge equaliser would deny Chelsea all three points, but Hazard was adamant that the performance showed everyone that Chelsea are good enough to challenge for this season's Premier League title. Eden Hazard came off the bench in the midweek to score the goal that sent Liverpool out of the 2018 League Cup as they wer...

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  • Virgil van Dijk a doubt for Liverpool v Chelsea, admits Klopp
Virgil van Dijk a doubt for Liverpool v Chelsea, admits Klopp

The German will have been encouraged by Shaqiri's impact and may feel he can use him in Saturday's trip to Stamford Bridge. I am a student of the game. But with both clubs separated by just two points and Liverpool's 6-game winning streak in the Premier League, Sarri would have preferred his best XI.

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  • Woods ends five-year drought with Tour Championship triumph
Woods ends five-year drought with Tour Championship triumph

Woods' 80th career PGA Tour win was a lock when he rolled a final-round 71 to best Billy Horschel , but the five years leading up to the tourney suggested Tiger's victory window may very well have closed. "It's certainly up there with obviously all the major championships I've won, Players, World Golf Championships", Woods said, at once elated ...

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  • Woods ends five-year wait as Rose wins FedEx Cup
Woods ends five-year wait as Rose wins FedEx Cup

Needing a final-hole birdie to join Rose, Woods attacked the par-five green in two and posted a two-putt gain from 30 feet to get to seven under and ensure he will be out in the final group on Saturday. "I had a hard time not crying on the last hole", Woods told NBC. The American Kyle Stanley and Spain's Jon Rahm were tied for fourth on six under...

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  • Ronaldo red card to be reviewed by UEFA next week
Ronaldo red card to be reviewed by UEFA next week

Juve forward Ronaldo - making his Champions League debut for the Serie A holders - was inconsolable after receiving a red card in the 29th minute of Wednesday's 2-0 win at Valencia . Van Bommel wants the Dutch league leaders to stay professional as they begin the Champions League season facing the player he called the best in the world.

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  • Effortless Danny Welbeck shows his quality in uneasy home victory
Effortless Danny Welbeck shows his quality in uneasy home victory

The 27-year-old only played 11 minutes as England reached the semi-finals in Russian Federation, but it prevented him hitting the ground running under new Gunners boss Unai Emery on his return to the club. "The performance and the commitment of the player is very high and also Danny Welbeck's situation is one thing for the club and for them". ...

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  • Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the year award
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the year award

It was an interactive fan vote, in case you hadn't already guessed. Of course, there are arguments for and against the inclusion of every member of the World XI team, but what The Best awards seemingly don't rely on is consistency. He is also among the favourites to win the Ballon d'Or award this year. Did 2nd XI midfielder Paul Pogba, who wa...

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  • Pliskova pummels tearful Osaka to win Tokyo crown
Pliskova pummels tearful Osaka to win Tokyo crown

Japan's Osaka was hoping to give home fans a victory to celebrate in Tokyo but went down 6-4, 6-4 to the Czech. "I knew that once I hit any short ball or any ball without that much speed, she was going to try to go for it". Osaka played another excellent match and ran out a deserved 6-2 6-3 victor to reach the final . Despite being encour...

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  • Bills rookie QB Josh Allen hurdles Vikings as part of shocking upset
Bills rookie QB Josh Allen hurdles Vikings as part of shocking upset

You just gotta love it. But at 1-1-1, having been outscored by 13 points in those three games (two at home), they have a lot of work to do. The other reason why the boss didn't sound anxious about his team bouncing back was that he's seen this type of total-breakdown performance before.

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  • Chiefs Emerge as Team With Trade Interest in Earl Thomas
Chiefs Emerge as Team With Trade Interest in Earl Thomas

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott posted almost eight yards per carry against the Seahawks on Sunday, but it wasn't a particularly good day for him. But if I feel like anything, I don't give a damn if it's small, I've got a headache, I'm not practicing". That wasn't the last of Thomas's eye-opening postgame remarks.

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  • Milner chimes in on Salah’s Puskas award
Milner chimes in on Salah’s Puskas award

Liverpool's Salah returned to the Premier League with mixed expectations, following a two-year stint with Roma and bumpy spell at Chelsea , only to score a Premier League record 32 goals, and 44 in total last season. France boss Didier Deschamps was recognized as the best men's coach after leading his country to a World Cup win, 20 years after h...

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  • Croatia's Luka Modric wins FIFA best player of the year award
Croatia's Luka Modric wins FIFA best player of the year award

Elsewhere, Brazilian and Orlando Pride star Marta collected the best FIFA Women's Player award after leading Brazil to the Copa America last April. NAIJ.com earlier reported that Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has been crowned the Federation Internationale de Football Association best goal of the season.

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  • Tom Brady shares thoughts on Jimmy Garoppolo's knee injury
Tom Brady shares thoughts on Jimmy Garoppolo's knee injury

With Garoppolo on the shelf, San Francisco will hand quarterback duties to C.J. Beathard. He is set to earn an average of $27.5 million per season over the contract's full five-year term, ranking fourth in National Football League history. Beathard, the grandson of Hall of Fame personnel maven Bobby Beathard, went 1-4 as the starter in 2017 after r...

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  • Tiger's triumph: Woods' five-year quest for victory finally ends
Tiger's triumph: Woods' five-year quest for victory finally ends

Rose, on the other hand, won the FedEx Cup and a $US10 million ($13.7 million) payday, with Woods finishing in second spot. Rose finished tied for fourth at 6 under to add a FedEx Cup title to his resumé which already included an Olympic gold medal, U.S.

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  • Timberwolves Rejecting Jimmy Butler Trade Offers
Timberwolves Rejecting Jimmy Butler Trade Offers

Thibodeau's general manager, Scott Layden , had been shutting down trade inquires for Butler in recent days, and Taylor has demanded that Layden not only take calls on potential deals, but reach out to initiate conversations, sources said.

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  • Sergio Aguero can help Gabriel Jesus succeed him at City - Pep Guardiola
Sergio Aguero can help Gabriel Jesus succeed him at City - Pep Guardiola

Guardiola, who also signed a contract extension keeping him at the club until 2021, is delighted that Aguero is chose to stay for another 12 months. @SimonBrotherton: Pep Guardiola returns to the dugout this weekend after his midweek UEFA ban as Manchester City look to bounce back from their stuttering start in the Champions League.

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