Giants want answers from NFL on ‘illegal’ Mark Herzlich hit

Count the Giants as one of the (many) teams confounded by the NFL’s new helmet contact rule. Rookie linebacker Lorenzo Carter, from the right side of the defense, beat his man cleanly for a sack of Lions quarterback Jake Rudock in the Giants’ 30-17 preseason victory Friday night. From the left side of the defense, veteran linebacker Mark Herzlich blew […]

Read more

Lee Dixon apologises for saying 'fag' on US tv when talking about Maurizio Sarri's smoking habits

The former defender was talking about Chelsea's chain-smoking boss Maurizio Sarri following the Blues' 3-2 win over the Gunners. While 'fag' is widely described as a cigarette in the UK, it remains a homophobic slur in the US. During the five-goal thriller, Dixon claimed that the Italian boss "might need a fag" to calm his nerves. But the presenter was […]

Read more

Davis Webb delivers bounce-back the Giants were hoping for

DETROIT — He needed this. Davis Webb needed a bounce-back performance after a jittery preseason debut last week. Giants coach Pat Shurmur gave Webb the start at quarterback against the Lions, opting to keep Eli Manning on the sideline all evening at Ford Field. Thus, Webb was granted the rare opportunity for extended playing time with the first-team offense, although […]

Read more

Pep Guardiola blames hectic fixture schedule for Kevin De Bruyne's serious knee injury

Manchester City confirmed yesterday their Belgian ace, 27, will be out for around three months. Boss Pep said: “It’s a tough season, short recovery then they say ‘let’s go’ and we are in the competition. Human beings have a limit and sometimes these things happen.” KDB helped City to a runaway title triumph last season and then inspired Belgium to […]

Read more

Gronk’s girlfriend welcomes Eric Decker’s wife to Patriots camp

Jessie James Decker is the newest member of #PatsNation. On Wednesday, Eric Decker’s wife attended the Patriots’ training camp, where she and the couple’s three children cheered on the journeyman receiver, who signed with New England earlier this month after a year in Tennessee. “Family is football,” the country singer captioned a series of shots on Instagram, including a photo […]

Read more

John Elway: Colin Kaepernick rejected his one Broncos chance

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t been given an opportunity by an NFL team since the end of the 2016 season, and the Broncos aren’t going to be the team to break the trend that’s led to the quarterback’s collusion grievance against the league. Though Denver is in the market for a backup quarterback, general manager John Elway said the team isn’t interested […]

Read more

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino confirms he is prepared to let players leave the club this month

The European transfer window remains open until August 31 with a number of big names being linked for the exit door. Defender Toby Alderweireld's future remains uncertain with his contract expiring in just 12 months time. Left-back Danny Rose has also fallen down the pecking order with Georges-Kevin N'Koudou and Vincent Janssen not part of Pochettino's plans. And the Spurs […]

Read more
1 2 3 24