Redskins to start Josh Johnson after Mark Sanchez flounders in loss to Giants

Mark Sanchez did not make it far as starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins.  Making his first start since Week 12 of the 2015 regular season, Sanchez was pulled in the third quarter in favor of journeyman Josh Johnson, who signed with the team on Wednesday. In less than three quarters of play, the 32-year-old Sanchez went 6-for-14 through the air, […]

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The weight is (finally) over as trimmed-down Romelu Lukaku is back among the goals

The Belgium forward bulked up as he helped his country to a third-placed finish in Russia. But back at Carrington and during the early months of the Premier League season, things got heavy for the £75million man. He felt tired after his efforts for his country and realised he was carrying too much ‘muscle’ to be effective for United. Boss […]

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Josh Morrissey helps Winnipeg Jets rout Philadelphia Flyers 7-1

Defenceman Josh Morrissey scored the early winner and added an assist as the Winnipeg Jets routed the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 7-1 on Sunday. Winnipeg’s power play struck three times, and seven different players found the net, as the Jets improved to 10-4-2 on home ice. Kyle Connor, Brandon Tanev, Dustin Byfuglien, Blake Wheeler, Bryan Little, and Tyler Myers also scored […]

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Manchester United and Arsenal watching Hertha Berlin wonderkid Arne Maier

The 19-year-old has been labelled the ‘new Toni Kroos’ in the Bundesliga. Midfielder Maier has established himself in the first team at Hertha and is a Germany Under-21 international. But the star looks set to be named in the next full Germany squad, following in the footsteps of hero Kroos. He is rated at £15million by his club. But his […]

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Dave Cusack opens up over severe memory loss after taking numerous blows to the head during career

The former centre-half, who clocked up 512 pro appearances in a 15-year career from 1975 to 1990 can vividly recall details of every match pictured. Remembering what he said or did just 20 minutes ago, though, is another matter. Cusack, 62, has a neurocognitive brain disorder which results in severe short-term memory loss. And while there is as yet no […]

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Rodgers, Brady set new NFL records

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record on Monday morning (AEDT), passing Tom Brady for the most consecutive pass attempts without an interception. The record-setting 359th straight pass came on a 24-yard, third-quarter touchdown toss to Randall Cobb, which put the Packers ahead 27-7 over Atlanta. The Packers went on to beat the Falcons 34-20. Green Bay’s Aaron […]

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Atlanta United showed the potential MLS has in the pro sports landscape. Will others come along?

ATLANTA — In the span of eight days, two championship games were held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the $1.6 billion palace that will host a large number of major American sports events over the next decade.  One of them was the Southeastern Conference title game, as much a tradition in this part of the country as sweet tea. The other was […]

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WWE legend Triple H poses with unified lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko

Lomachenko outpointed Jose Pedraza to claim the WBO lightweight world title adding to his WBA strap. After Lomachenko’s lopsided win, Triple H was pictured next to Lomachenko, now a unified lightweight world champion, and the WWE legend tweeted his praise to 'High-Tech'. Triple H said: "Congratulations to the Lightweight Champion (Vasyl Lomachenko.) Hats off to (Jose Pedraza…tough fighter, great bout." […]

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West Ham striker Andy Carroll admits he wants to be offered a new contract

The striker is out of contract at the end of the season. And Manuel Pellegrini could be tempted to let him go after another injury-plagued season. However, Carroll has recently returned to action and came off the bench to help his side beat Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday. There is no doubting the Geordie’s ability to influence a game when […]

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