Transfer Talk: United look to keep mitts on De Gea
Manchester United are set to offer David De Gea a new contract to ward off longtime admirers Real Madrid. Plus, Everton's failed run at Diego Costa.
The Premier League weekend's best and worst
Iain Macintosh reflects on the weekend's Premier League action, from best performer to worst dive and the unlikely hero.
Morata leads the way in Team of the Weekend
Alvaro Morata scored his first Premier League hat trick in a Team of the Weekend littered with Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool and Man City players.
What NFL players, coaches are saying about protests
Every team participated in some form of demonstration in response to President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players who protested during the national anthem. Here's a sampling of quotes from an emotional day across the league.
Teams show unity throughout NFL during anthems.
In stadiums around the country, and in London, NFL players, coaches and owners reacted to President Trump's recent comments.
O'Connor: How the player who wasn't there won the day
The quarterback who knelt first wasn't there, but when the president attacked Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who have protested, hundreds stood behind them.
- Schauffele wins Champ, Thomas FedEx Cup
- Sources: Bulls, Mirotic agree to 2 years, $26M
- Lindheim wins Web.com in 3-man playoff
- Kyrgios takes a knee, but it's not about Trump
Buyout ends disappointing homecoming for Wade, Bulls
Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls reached a buyout that seemed inevitable since the turn of the new year.
Where will Wade end up?
With the Bulls buying Dwayne Wade out of his contract, several teams appear to be in line for his services. Where will the veteran guard take his talents next?
Sources: Cavs emerge as leading Wade suitor
The Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as a clear favorite to land Dwyane Wade once his contract buyout from the Chicago Bulls becomes official, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Norman: Raiders WRs exposed after trash talk
Redskins cornerback Josh Norman called out receivers Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper after they combined for two catches and 13 yards in Washington's win.
Redskins put it all together in prime time to rout Raiders
Kirk Cousins threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, Chris Thompson had 188 all-purpose yards and a score and the Washington Redskins sacked Derek Carr four times in a dominating 27-10 victory on Sunday night.
Cousins rocks Raiders with three TDs.
Kirk Cousins torches the Raiders defense on Sunday night, passing for 365 yards and three touchdowns as the Redskins go on to win 27-10.
Trending: Monday's biggest football stories
All the day's biggest football stories, including Arsene Wenger saying the UEFA Champions League has become less of an attraction than it was.
Elliott nails game-winning 61-yard field goal as time expires.
Eagles' place-kicker Jake Elliott boots a 61-yarder as the clock runs out, and Philadelphia escapes with a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants.
Elliott's 61-yard field goal lifts Eagles over Giants, 27-24
Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.
OBJ flagged for odd celebration; has 2 TDs
Odell Beckham Jr. had two highlight-reel touchdowns on Sunday but was flagged on the first score after he simulated a dog urinating on the field.
Kipchoge wins but no WR at Berlin Marathon
Kenya claimed double gold at the Berlin Marathon after Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono won the men's and women's race respectively.
'I just had a slog and everything came off' - Moeen
Moeen Ali played down his record-breaking 53-ball hundred, but said that the confidence he has gleaned in the course of a phenomenal summer in international cricket allowed him to trust his instincts
The might of Moeen.
Moeen Ali had a day to remember with a blistering century against West Indies
India's joint-longest winning streak in ODIs
The most consecutive wins for India, Hardik Pandya's six-hitting prowess and Australia's 11-match winless run feature in the statistical highlights from the third ODI
Rohit's Superman-like, six-hitting transformation
No other batsman has come close to the rate at which Rohit Sharma has cleared the boundary over the last four years. On Sunday, his stand-and-deliver style helped him dominate Australia
Pandya leads India to series win and No. 1 ranking
Aaron Finch's 124 ended in vain as Australia lost 5 for 77 in their last 14 overs and eventually the match by five wickets
- Ligue 1: Marseille move into fifth with win
- Black Stars embarrass Eagles to lift WAFU Cup
- Bundesliga: Volland brace fuels Bayer win
- La Liga: Zaza the hero as Valencia triumph
Lewis scores 3 TDs as Jaguars rout Ravens in London
The Jacksonville Jaguars are finally starting to feel at home at Wembley Stadium.
Ravens, Jags kneel and lock arms during anthem.
Both Baltimore and Jacksonville's sidelines reflect a form of protest during the U.S. national anthem before their game at Wembley Stadium in London.
Trump wants to see NFL players fired for kneeling during anthem.
At a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, President Donald Trump told the crowd he would "love" for NFL owners to punish players for protesting during the national anthem.
Pico wins with devastating left hook.
Top prospect Aaron Pico picks up his first victory as a pro with a powerful one-punch knockout of Justin Linn at Bellator 183.
Henderson falters, Pico delivers at Bellator
Patricky 'Pitbull' Freire took a split decision over former UFC champion Benson Henderson at Bellator 183, and Aaron Pico bounced back from a disastrous debut to deliver a highlight-reel knockout of Justin Linn.
'KO Doctor' Dorticos takes down Kudryashov
Yunier "KO Doctor" Dorticos scored a massive second-round knockout of "The Russian Hammer" Dmitry Kudryashov to retain his cruiserweight world title for the first time in the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament.
Casey wants the win more than the cash -- really
Given the choice between winning the Tour Championship ($1.575 million) or the FedEx Cup playoffs ($10 million), Paul Casey wants the win more than the hefty cash payout. His reasoning isn't as crazy as it might sound.
Kevin Kisner takes helicopter from Atlanta to Athens for Georgia-Mississippi State game
Claiming a share of second place after 54 holes of the PGA Tour Championship didn't stop Kevin Kisner from grabbing a helicopter ride to Athens, Georgia, on Saturday to cheer on his Dawgs.
Breaking down FedEx Cup scenarios
With $10 million up for grabs on Sunday at the Tour Championship, what's got to happen for some of the big names to bring home the cash? Bob Harig digs into some of the FedEx Cup possibilities.
Gojowczyk wins first ATP title at Moselle Open
Qualifier Peter Gojowczyk won his maiden ATP title at the Moselle Open in his first final, defeating seventh-seeded Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-2 Sunday.
Ostapenko drops first set, wins Seoul Open
Jelena Ostapenko defeated Beatriz Haddad Maia in three sets to claim the Seoul Open title.
Wozniacki repeats as Pan Pacific champion
Caroline Wozniacki overwhelmed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 7-5 to retain her Pan Pacific Open title on Sunday.
CAF: Sundowns dumped out of Champions League
Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns were dumped out of the CAF Champions League after losing 3-2 on penalties to Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca.
Will Melo now compete for a Championship?
Steven A. Smith explains why he believes that Camelo Anthony's move to Thunder can help him challenge for a Championship.
Carmelo joins Westbrook, George in OKC.
The Knicks and Thunder have agreed to a deal that will send Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City, forming a formidable trio alongside Russell Westbrook and Paul George.
Klopp: Reds not Globetrotters, need results
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool were the "deserved winner" of a thrilling encounter with Leicester City and was proud of how his team handled pressure
Mignolet sticks out in win over Leicester
Philippe Coutinho provided the platform for Liverpool at Leicester and Simon Mignolet's penalty heroics ensured they won for the first time in five.
Coutinho returns in style to help Liverpool win
Philippe Coutinho re-announced himself to the Premier League and Liverpool held on despite its defence to win a five-goal thriller at Leicester, writes Iain Macintosh.
Good weather hampered United - Mourinho
Jose Mourinho said he did not know why he was sent off in the final minutes of Manchester United's 1-0 victory at Southampton.
United vow to take action over Lukaku song
Manchester United have asked for CCTV footage to try to identify those chanting a controversial song about Romelu Lukaku in the win at Southampton.
Lukaku scores, United keep pace with City
Manchester United held off Southampton 1-0 thanks to another Romelu Lukaku goal but Paul Pogba's absence in midfield was apparent, writes Nick Ames.
Morata earns 10/10 for bagging a hat trick
Alvaro Morata was sensational as Chelsea thrashed Stoke -- and Antonio Conte also deserves praise for his man management at the bet365.
Diego who? Morata treble in Blues rout
Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick at Stoke in the week Chelsea said farewell to Diego Costa, proving he is the man for Antonio Conte.
Conte proud of Chelsea's composure.
Despite a convincing 4-0 win over Stoke, Antonio Conte was most pleased that his side never became complacent.
Abraham strike not enough for Swansea vs. Watford
Watford came from behind to win 2-1 at Swansea City after goals from Troy Deeney and Richarlison cancels out Tammy Abraham's opener.
Enobakhare strikes again as Wolves beat Barnsley
Following on from his League Cup strike in midweek, Bright Enobakhare netted Wolves' first as they beat Barnsley 2-1, with Alfred N'Diaye scoring the home side's winner.
Nigeria meet arch-rivals Ghana in WAFU Cup final
Nigeria and hosts Ghana renew their fierce rivalry in Sunday's WAFU Cup of Nations final, with the two teams set for a replay after clashing during the group stage in a 2-0 win for the Super Eagles.
Guardiola: Sane didn't deserve to play before.
Pep Guardiola says Leroy Sane didn't deserve to play at the start of the season, but has since improved the "simple things."
Sane 'didn't deserve' to start before - Pep
Leroy Sane hasn't seen much game time this season because he didn't return from preseason in good form, Pep Guardiola said.
Leroy Sane stars as City thrash Palace
Leroy Sane was among the stars as the Manchester City juggernaut continued with a 5-0 thrashing of poor Crystal Palace.
PSL: Wits get first win, Chiefs draw blank
Defending champions Bidvest Wits finally picked up their first win of the PSL season, while Kaizer Chiefs continued to underwhelm on Saturday.
Trump speaks out against NFL player protests
Speaking on Friday night, President Donald Trump said he believes fans at NFL games who see a player protest during the national anthem should simply leave the stadium. "I guarantee things will stop," he said. "Things will stop."
Biggest Week 3 NFL questions, stats and predictions
A survey of Week 3 storylines finds things getting dire from coast to coast, with a Giants team some saw as a contender mired in offensive doldrums.
Is the NBA more popular than the NFL?
Molly Qerim explains that given the dangers of CTE and the great marketing of the NBA, a shift is occurring among millennials as NFL popularity is declining.
PSL officiating crisis back in the spotlight after shambolic showing
The standard of refereeing in South Africa's Premier Soccer League is reaching a crisis point for a competition that likes to trumpet itself as the best on the African continent, and comparable with many in Europe.
Lauda: Vettel gave away valuable points in Singapore
Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda believes Sebastian Vettel took too big a risk at the start of the Singapore Grand Prix and threw away valuable championship points.
Analysing the winners and losers from 2018's engine shuffle
McLaren, Red Bull, Toro Rosso, Renault, Honda and Carlos Sainz were all involved in the engine shake-up for 2018 -- ESPN looks at who got the best and worst ends of the various deals which fell into place.
Utd set for Pogba surgery choice - sources
Manchester United are set to make a decision about whether Paul Pogba needs surgery on his hamstring injury next week, sources have told ESPN FC.
No United attackers can be benched - Mou
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said the goalscoring form of his attacking players is giving him a selection headache.
Mourinho: Happiness key to Martial's form
Jose Mourinho has said Anthony Martial's upturn in form this season is because the forward is playing with a smile on his face.
Markram set for Test debut against Bangladesh
South Africa have recalled Wayne Parnell to the 13-member man squad for the Potchefstroom Test match, pending a fitness test
CSA's four-day Test plan against Zimbabwe likely to get ICC nod
CSA's request to grant Test status to a four-dayer between South Africa and Zimbabwe rests with the ICC, which will take a call on the matter in Board meetings in October
Billie Jean King and Emma Stone on tennis imitating life in 'Battle of the Sexes'
In Battle of the Sexes, Emma Stone re-creates Billie Jean King's epic 1973 showdown against Bobby Riggs. But first she had to get a few tennis lessons from the legend herself. No pressure.
Rampant Tigers roar into AFL grand final
Richmond have powered into the AFL grand final, blowing away GWS Giants in their preliminary final with a six-goal third term.
Tigers brush aside critics, progress to GF
Perennial underachievers no more, the Tigers silenced their critics with a defiant win over the Giants to earn their shot at an AFL premiership.
Hardwick confident Tigers can win Grand Final.
Tigers manager Damien Hardwick believes that although his side are underdogs against the Crows, they are also capable of beating anyone on their day.
Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar up for FIFA award
Cristiano Ronaldo could be named Best FIFA Men's Player for the second year running after being shortlisted alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Mandzukic, Giroud nominated for Puskas
Mario Mandzukic's overhead strike for Juventus in the Champions League final is among the 10 nominees to be awarded FIFA's Puskas Award as best goal.
Legends make their picks for the FIFA awards.
As FIFA announce the three candidates for awards including best player and best manger, see who's being tipped for success.
- Trump speaks out against NFL player protests
- Ex-Falcons DT Hageman suspended six games
- Appeals court to hold Elliott hearing on Oct. 2
- Seven Packers listed as doubtful vs. Bengals
Can United, City match great European teams?
With Man United and Man City on pace to set incredible goal difference numbers, ESPN FC looks back on the records set by the best teams of the past in Europe's biggest leagues.
Nyakaana criticises Ugandan government over boxing treatment
Godfrey Nyakaana, gold medallist at the 1990 Commonwealth Games, has criticised the Ugandan government for not giving boxing adequate support.
For Durant, troll season must end now
The reigning Finals MVP's path to happiness has been interrupted by his interaction with criticism.
Green laughed in Durant's face over Twitter fiasco.
Draymond Green highlights that he is no stranger to social media incidents and says he got a good laugh over Durant's recent Twitter incident.
Curry: I don't stand for things President Trump has done.
Stephen Curry explains why he would not attend a White House ceremony for the Warriors if the team were invited.
Sierra Leone FA president Johansen indicted
Sierra Leone Football Association president Isha Johansen has been indicted on six counts of corruption, deepening the problems for football there.
Ward retiring on his own terms.
Undefeated world champion Andre Ward opens up about fulfilling his goal of walking away from the sport of boxing on his own volition.
Ward 'leaving' boxing, says 'desire not there'
"I want to be clear -- I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and therefore my desire to fight is no longer there," Andre Ward said in a statement.
Wilder eyes win over 'King Kong,' bigger prize
Although heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder would like to unify titles with two-belt titleholder Anthony Joshua, Wilder must first get past a dangerous opponent in Luis "King Kong" Ortiz.
Klopp wants Liverpool to keep attacking
While Liverpool's defence is coming in for criticism, Klopp said he did not want his side to be restricted by that scrutiny.
Klopp: 'I'm not in panic' after poor results
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he's not "in panic" after a recent run of poor form from his side.
Leicester can add to Liverpool's woe
Leicester's League Cup win over Liverpool didn't mean much, but this weekend's PL clash could really add to Jurgen Klopp's misery.
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Lunga Sitemela is confident he'll defend his ABU Lightweight title against David Rajuili at the Kwesé Friday Fight Night on 29 September.
Rajuili: It's going to be a war.
In a rematch for the ABU lightweight title, David Rajuili is looking to avenge his loss against Lunga Stimela at Kwesé Friday Fight Night in Cape Town on 29 September.
'Bad Blood' comes to Cape Town
Kalakoda Promotions and Kwesé TV return to Cape Town on 29 September to stage another boxing extravaganza under the Friday Fight Nights series.
- Schauffele wins Champ, Thomas FedEx Cup
- Sources: Bulls, Mirotic agree to 2 years, $26M
- Lindheim wins Web.com in 3-man playoff
- Kyrgios takes a knee, but it's not about Trump
- Dzumhur stuns Fognini in St. Petersburg
- Sagan wins third consecutive world title
- Hameed undergoes surgery after finger injury
- Kipchoge, Cherono win gold in Berlin
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