No. 1 Alabama tops preseason AP Top 25; Ohio St, ‘Dawgs next

With two of the best players in the country leading the way – and a championship game loss as motivation – Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and ninth time overall. Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young, national defensive player of year Will Anderson Jr. … Read more

Gabriel Jesus has transformed Arsenal on and off the pitch … he wanted four goals against Leicester

Gabriel Jesus faced the cameras at the end of a record-breaking home debut for Arsenal and declared: ‘I am so happy.’ A few minutes later, his manager of him offered a slightly different version of events. ‘He is disappointed in the dressing room because he said he could have scored four,’ said Mikel Arteta. It … Read more

Erik ten Hag has risked INJURING his Man United players by making them run 13.8km on a day off

A Los Angeles-based doctor that specializes in sports science says Erik ten Hag has risked injuring his Manchester United players by making them run 13.8km in the heat on their day off. Sportsmail reported how a furious Ten Hag made his team cover the exact distance which Brentford outran his side by when the Bees … Read more

Seahawk’s initial depth chart has Geno Smith as starting QB

Image: AP “What if – and this is purely hypothetical – we float out an unofficial depth just to see how they react?” – (Probably) Pete Carroll buzzing around a 3 am coaches meeting, a few Adderall and five sugar-free Red Bulls deep, trying to figure out how to ease Seattle fans into a reality … Read more

Marcus Freeman Delivered Intense Post-Practice Message

Notre Dame’s first practice had just wrapped up. It was a two-hour session where Notre Dame pumped in crowd noise and battled humidity. And seconds after practice, Notre Dame gathered around head coach Marcus Freeman and he let them know the effort wasn’t good enough. Freeman used a few choice words to demand more from … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo: Gary Neville takes a swipe at Man United star for creating a ‘messy’ situation

‘I’m a little bit disappointed in him’: Gary Neville takes a swipe at Cristiano Ronaldo for creating a ‘messy’ start to life at Manchester United for new boss Erik ten Hag … and he calls on Portuguese superstar to front up and end ‘unpalatable’ exit saga Gary Neville has admitted he is ‘disappointed’ in Cristiano … Read more

Three fights in three days got a Saints rookie removed from practice

Trevor PenningPhoto: AP I know football is a physical sport, but when it’s your first time at OTAs, and you’re trying to make an impression that will keep you on an NFL roster for years to come, getting in fights with your teammates doesn’t seem like the best course of action. One fight? Okay, maybe … Read more

Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games Monday after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.” The punishment handed out by the game’s disciplinary officer, former federal judge … Read more

England wins its first ever major women’s championship in 2-1 Euro 2022 win over Germany

A record crowd of 87,192 for a European Championship final – men’s or women’s – watched as Chloe Kelly’s first international goal fired the Lionesses to victory over the eight-time winner. After three defeats at the final hurdle, goals from Kelly and Ella Toone canceled out Lina Magull’s equalizer and sealed the dream ending to … Read more

Women’s Euro 2022: England out to avenge 2009 final defeat in rematch against Germany

After the two semifinal matches, a total of 487,683 fans have attended the games so far, more than doubling the previous record of 240,055, set at Euro 2017 in the Netherlands. That’s without taking into consideration the historic attendance expected at Wembley Stadium for Sunday’s final. Around 87,000 fans are set to be at the … Read more