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Jose Mourinho Reportedly Expects Ryan Giggs to Be Next Manchester United Manager

Jose Mourinho is reportedly resigned to the fact he won't become Manchester United manager any time soon, with Ryan Giggs said to be lined up as the club's next boss.<p>According to Simon Mullock of the <i>Sunday Mirror</i>, the Red Devils are set to opt for their former midfielder and current assistant to …

Venues for the Rio Olympics are not done and there is a troubling report about power supply

The biggest concern appears to center on budget cuts to the Olympic games and how they will impact power supplies to the venues hosting events.<p>The IOC documents call the power-supply problem "high risk." It appears that the timeline for ensuring extra power is diverted to Olympic venues has been …

Chelsea Transfer News: Big-Money Romelu Lukaku Rumours, Latest on Mauro Icardi

Chelsea will reportedly launch an audacious swoop to sign their former forward Romelu Lukaku, who is starring for Everton this season, in the summer.<p>That’s according to Mike McGrath of the <i>Sun</i>, who has reported the Blues would have to part with a whopping £56 million to bring him back to Stamford …

Arsenal Transfer News: Latest on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Odion Ighalo Rumours

Manchester United are reportedly ready to usurp Arsenal in the race for two targeted strikers this summer: Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Watford man Odion Ighalo.<p>Rob Draper of the <i>Mail on Sunday</i> reported the Red Devils are ready to part with a staggering £70 million for …

Struggling Eintracht Frankfurt sacks Armin Veh as coach

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Struggling Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt sacked coach Armin Veh in a bid to stave off relegation Sunday.<p>"The break is very hard for us because Armin Veh had our confidence to the end," Frankfurt chairman Heribert Bruchhagen said on the club website. "Still, we wanted …

PSG Avoid Further Injuries Ahead of Chelsea Champions League Return

Paris Saint-Germain remain 23 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after a lifeless 0-0 draw at home to Montpellier HSC on Saturday.<p>Laurent Blanc’s men enjoyed plenty of chances at Parc des Princes, but they failed to take a single one of them. When they did finally get shots on target, they found …

Soccer

Juventus equals Serie A clean sheet record

Only the Bianconeri themselves and Milan have ever gone nine games without conceding a single goal in the league, and Buffon could break the individual record in his next game.<p>Another shutout for Juventus saw the Italian giant equal the Serie A record for most consecutive clean sheets against …

Hilarious MLS goal leaves 2 defenders down after being hit in the head

This Vine is an onion. Not "onions" in the basketball sense, but dang -- it has *layers*.<p>First of all, we have the ball into the box, which hits a player in the back of the head who immediately gives up on life. Look, being hit in the head hurts -- but he's down on the ground forever. Note: There …

U.S. beats France, 1-0, at the SheBelieves Cup

Alex Morgan scored a minute into stoppage time, goalkeeper Hope Solo notched her 97th career shutout, and the United States beat France, 1-0, on Sunday in the SheBelieves Cup.<p>The Americans improved to 8-0-0 in 2016, outscoring opponents 30-0. The U.S. has won its first two games of the SheBelieves …

Women's Soccer

USA vs. France Women's Soccer: Score, Twitter Reaction for SheBelieves Cup 2016

For the second match in a row, the United States escaped with a 1-0 win after an otherwise sluggish performance, beating France in Nashville, Tennessee, in the 2016 SheBelieves Cup.<p>The legend of 17-year-old Mallory Pugh continues to grow. Not only was she one of the standout American performers, …

Ducks create salary-cap space by trading Carl Hagelin to Penguins

Carl Hagelin's departure might have a more positive effect on the Ducks than his arrival did.<p>The salary-cap space the Ducks opened by trading Hagelin to the Pittsburgh Penguins for left wing David Perron and defenseman Adam Clendening just before midnight Friday will help General Manager Bob Murray …

Ice Hockey

Spain World Cup hopes in disarray as Madrid mess costs Lopetegui his job

The Basque coach was removed on Wednesday against the players' wishes and leaves La Roja in turmoil ahead of their opener against Portugal on Friday<p>Spain's World Cup preparations are in chaos. The president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, announced on Wednesday that coach …

Liverpool Transfer News: Major Jamie Vardy Rumours, Daniel Sturridge Warned

Liverpool are reportedly leading the race to sign Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy in a £25 million deal, with the Reds’ current star forward, Daniel Sturridge, warned about his spot at the club.<p>According to Paul Hetherington of the <i>Daily Star Sunday</i>, Liverpool are the “most likely” suitors for …

Liverpool vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

Premier League—Anfield, Liverpool<p><b>Liverpool 0-1 Manchester United</b><p><b>Scorers:</b> Rooney (78')<p>Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Toure (Benteke), Sakho, Moreno; Lucas, Henderson, Can; Milner, Lallana (Ibe), Firmino.<p>Manchester United: De Gea; Young (Borthwick-Jackson), Smalling, Blind, Darmian; Schneiderlin, …

Real Madrid Transfer News: Toni Kroos to Fund Edinson Cavani, Latest Rumours

Real Madrid reportedly want to offload Toni Kroos to Manchester United in order to fund a pursuit for Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani.<p>According to <i>A Bola</i> (h/t Luke Gardener of the <i>Daily Star</i>), the Spanish giants want to get a deal done for the Uruguay international this month after being …

Jose Mourinho, Sir Alex Ferguson, Ryan Giggs Linked to Manchester United Roles

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reportedly expects to be named as Manchester United boss before the start of the 2016-17 season, with Ryan Giggs and Sir Alex Ferguson also linked with new roles at Old Trafford.<p>Current manager Louis van Gaal is under heavy pressure ahead of the Red Devils’ …

Mesut Ozil Injury: Updates on Arsenal Star's Foot and Return

Arsenal were without star midfielder Mesut Ozil for Jan. 17's trip to Stoke City because of a foot problem. However, his absence proved to be short-lived.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Ozil Returns vs. Chelsea<p>Sunday, Jan. 24<p>Arsenal confirmed Ozil will be in the starting XI for Chelsea's visit to the Emirates …

Soccer

Record-breaking Cristiano Ronaldo increases advantage over Lionel Messi

<i>Each week, ESPN FC projects and reviews the scoring battle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.</i><p><b>Current goals total in La Liga: Ronaldo 6-3</b> …

Soccer

Jurgen Klinsmann's cult of personality is wearing thin as U.S. suffers a slump

The scene in the press box before, let alone after, last Saturday's match with Mexico was a fascinating study in what happens when a cult of …

Soccer

Manchester United Transfer News: Thomas Muller Opens Up on Red Devils Rumours

Bayern Munich attacker Thomas Muller has dismissed rumours linking him with a potential reunion with former coach Louis van Gaal at Manchester United, admitting that despite there not being "any guarantees in football," he is happy to remain with the Bundesliga champions.<p>The Germany World Cup …

'Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho scouts Sevilla's Yevhen Konoplyanka'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is targeting Sevilla's Yevhen Konoplyanka, according to the Shakhtar Donetsk manager.<p>The Blues boss was in Kiev on …

Soccer

Wayne Rooney Hits Back at Critics After Manchester United Goal at Everton

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney took a shot at his critics after scoring in the Red Devils' 3-0 win over Everton on Saturday, ending a scoring drought away from home that started 11 months ago.<p>As reported by Ian Ladyman for the <i>Daily Mail</i>, the England international claimed the perceived …

Arsenal boost as Arjen Robben has been left behind by Bayern for their Champions League game [Bild]

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: October 18, 2015 4:44 pm<p>German news outlet Bild gave Arsenal fans a shot in the arm on Sunday night revealing that …

Soccer

Jurgen Klopp has banned all WAGs from Liverpool's training ground [Bild]

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: October 18, 2015 6:03 am<p>German daily Bild have an eye-catching story on Sunday concerning Jurgen Klopp’s influence …

Soccer

Howard Kendall obituary

Everton footballer and manager who led his club to league title and FA Cup glory<p>Howard Kendall, who has died aged 69, once likened his association with Everton Football Club to a marriage rather than a love affair. It was a marriage that lasted, albeit with separations, for more than 30 years, and …

Soccer

Manchester United Transfer News: 'Bigger Targets' Than Pedro Eyed, Top Rumours

Manchester United are still hopeful of pulling off “something spectacular” in the final week of the summer transfer window and reportedly have “bigger targets” in mind than Pedro, who opted to join Chelsea from Barcelona instead of the Red Devils.<p>That’s according to Ian Ladyman of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, …

Neymar's Son and Ex-Girlfriend Move to Barcelona to Be Closer to Star

Neymar’s son will get to spend a lot more time with his dad following a move from Brazil to Barcelona.<p>David Lucca has left his homeland with mother Carol Dantas—Neymar's ex-girlfriend—to be closer to the Barca superstar in Catalonia.<p>As per <i>Sport</i>:<p>David Lucca has just turned four and will live with …

Soccer

'Lot of hope' for Iranian football after nuclear deal

National team coach Queiroz is positive but wants improved facilities for the side to improve.<p>Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz is too well versed in football politics to accept all the issues he faces in his role will be fixed following the nuclear deal that will lift financial sanctions on the …

Manchester United FC

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane meets with investigators, according to report

Patrick Kane has met with investigators as part of the rape allegations against the Chicago Blackhawks star, the Buffalo News reported.<p>According to …

Patrick Kane

Milan confirm return of Reds misfit Balotelli

Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli said he is ready to resurrect his career as he re-joined AC Milan on a season-long loan deal that has divided fans and pundits in Italy.<p>Balotelli joined Liverpool from Milan in the summer of 2014 but after a dismal season at Anfield the controversial Italian striker …