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Scottish independence: Day of 'celebration' not 'reckoning' says Salmond

<b>Scotland's first minister has said there would be "a day of celebration" not "reckoning" for big companies if the country votes for independence.</b><p>Alex Salmond was responding to comments from former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars.<p>Mr Sillars had said oil giant BP and the banks faced a "day of …

Van Gaal: Manchester United may buy more players

The Old Trafford giants have already acquired Ander Herrera, Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo this summer but the Dutchman has hinted that further signings could yet be made<p>Louis van Gaal has hinted that Manchester United could further improve their squad before the summer transfer window closes.<p>The Red …

FA takes the first step on the long road of treating concussion in football

In the coming season, players in England will not be permitted to return to the field after falling unconscious - the crucial first step in treating a serious issue in the game<p><b>COMMENT</b><br>By Peter Staunton<p>The FA announced new rules on Tuesday concerning the treatment of concussion in football and now …

Tour says Johnson leave 'voluntary'

Dustin Johnson was suspended for six months by the PGA Tour after he tested positive for cocaine, according to a report on Golf.com.<p>Citing a source, …

Golf: Rory McIlroy on top of the world ... again

Rory McIlroy is once again top of golf's world rankings and, on the evidence of his current form, the Northern Irishman is set for a long stay at the summit.<p>Two weeks after winning the British Open, McIlroy overhauled Spain's Sergio Garcia to triumph at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, …

PGA Championship 2014: Latest News, Predictions Heading into Valhalla Golf Club

The last major tournament of the golf season is nearly upon us, and the PGA Championship looks like it will be a fitting conclusion to the PGA Tour's slate of marquee events.<p>Rory McIlroy's final-day surge at the Bridgestone Invitational has opened the Northern Irishman as the heavy favorite. For …

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will be surprised by Premier League, says Brendan Rodgers

Level of competitiveness will be at a level the new Manchester United manager has not experienced in the past<p>Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Louis van Gaal he faces a battle to deliver instant success at <b>Manchester United</b> after claiming the Dutchman will be “surprised” by the intensity …

England's great players would have much to contribute if only they could break into the FA fortress

George Orwell said this country was a family with the wrong members in control. This could hardly be more true of the national side's set-up<p>There is no sharper image of <b>England</b>’s political impotence in world football than Gary Lineker, on the campaign trail the night before the 2018-2022 World Cup …

Frank Lampard joins Manchester City on loan

The former Chelsea midfield stalwart will spend the next six months at the Etihad.<p>In one of those weird moves that went from really quite shocking through to actually quite dull in about two seconds flat, Frank Lampard's loan move to Manchester City from New York City FC has today been confirmed. …

World Golf Ranking

Through Aug. 3<p>1. Rory McIlroy NIR 9.41<p>2. Adam Scott AUS 9.24<p>3. Sergio Garcia ESP 7.78<p>4. Henrik Stenson SWE 7.67<p>5. Justin Rose ENG 7.46<p>6. Matt Kuchar …

Eliminate all but Reed at PGA Champ.

The news leading up to this week's PGA Championship has been less than positive. Dustin Johnson's leave of absence coupled with Tiger Woods' …

Ian Poulter taking nothing for granted at the US PGA Championship in Kentucky ahead of Ryder Cup selection

Ian Poulter guarded over chances of taking wild card entry in Paul McGinley's team despite general belief that he is shoo-in<p>Appropriately enough considering Valhalla hosted a <b>Ryder Cup</b> and that the city is home to the Kentucky Derby, the race for Gleneagles is entering the home straight at this …