Premier League 2018-19 preview No17: Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettinos side risk being undercooked for another season of change that, nonetheless, requires more progress Guardian writers predicted position: 4th (NB: this is not necessarily Nick Amess prediction but the average of our writers tips) Last seasons position: 3rd Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 14-1 The cranes,…

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Hair of Hleb, essence of Bischoff but when will we see the real Ramsey? | Barney Ronay

New era at Arsenal gives the frustratingly, semi-explored Aaron Ramsey the chance to become the complete midfielder under Unai Emery How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday inside me, a wise man once wrote: not talking about Arsenal in the post-Wenger days but still kind of talking…

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‘They entrusted their son to us’: Maryland accepts fault in football player’s death

Maryland have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died Marylands college football team have parted ways with their strength and conditioning coach and have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair,…

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NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as preseason gets in full swing

(CNN)The NFL’s warmup games are in full swing — and the National Anthem protests are back. In Philadelphia, Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett walked out of the tunnel Thursday during the anthem and headed to the team bench ahead of a game against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, the Philadelphia Daily…

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Chris Froome happy to sacrifice fifth Tour de France title for Geraint Thomas

Chris Froome insisted he would be willing to sacrifice his chances of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title to help teammate Geraint Thomas achieve victory Chris Froome has insisted he would be willing to sacrifice his chances of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title to help teammate Geraint…

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The Way This Female Journalist Bends The Rules After Getting Banned From Stadium Is Genius

The first game of the Iran Pro League football season kicked off recently, with two middle-ranking teams playing out a seemingly unremarkable match at the Vatani Stadium in Qaem Shahr, a small provincial city in Northern Iran. Who cares right? Well, it turns out that something remarkable did happen at…

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Urban Meyer probe shows the days of sports ignoring domestic abuse are over

For years larger-than-life coaches like Meyer could operate without oversight or interference, but society has evolved and sports have caught up For years, the two most powerful coaches in college football have been Alabamas Nick Saban and Ohio States Urban Meyer. Combined, their teams have won nine of the last…

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Sachin Tendulkar wants to develop ‘good human beings’ in new academy

(CNN)Even now, almost five years after retiring, Indian Sachin Tendulkar is still mobbed wherever he goes. Follow @cnnsport “When I turned up here in the morning the kind of reception I got (was great), especially from all the children,” Tendulkar told CNN Sport ahead of the second Test between England…

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Superstar mare Winx retains top spot in world rankings

(CNN)She’s the superstar of Australian racing, but Winx is also rated No.1 worldwide after she retained top spot in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings. Follow @cnnsport The Chris Waller-trained seven-year-old leads the Longines standings ahead of Poet’s Word, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner at Ascot,…

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Dwyane Wade offered three-year, $25m deal by China’s Zhejiang Golden Bulls

Chinese media reports the Zhejiang Golden Bulls have offered the future Hall of Famer a $25m contract over three years With his NBA future still undecided, Dwyane Wade is apparently being courted heavily by teams in the Chinese Basketball Association. According to a report from Chinese journalist Zhang Dou, the…

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