Monday, Sep 24


‘Tigermania’ roars into France


Tigermania is back after crowds mobbed Tiger Woods like a rock star to see him snap a five-year win drought, and it’s about to hit France in a major way at the 42nd Ryder Cup.

Europe captain Bjorn: ‘We don’t fear anyone’


Europe captain Thomas Bjorn said his team don’t fear anyone as they prepare to take on a powerful United States lineup packed with nine major champions including a resurgent Tiger Woods at this week’s Ryder Cup.

Mahomes dazzles again as Chiefs down 49ers, Brees sets record


Rising quarterback star Patrick Mahomes extended his phenomenal start to the season as the Kansas City Chiefs maintained their perfect record with a 38-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers Sunday.

Serena keen to ‘move on’ from U.S. Open row


Serena Williams says she is trying to move on from the meltdown that overshadowed her U.S. Open final loss but remains perplexed at her coach’s admission he illegally signaled to her.

Modric crowned, ends Ronaldo-Messi era

Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s best player of the year Monday.

Bayern toasting Bundesliga dominance ahead of Oktoberfest

Bayern Munich’s rivals appear to have thrown in the towel. Bayern’s superiority is striking, Schalke general manager Christian Heidel said after his team lost to the defending Bundesliga champions Saturday. The way they played, I can’t…

Salah’s form leaves Egypt’s pundits looking for explanations

In trying to understand Mohamed Salah’s disappointing form so far this season, Egyptian sports pundits are coming up with explanations that range from the rational to the outlandish.

Pogba takes aim at Mourinho’s negative tactics

Paul Pogba launched a blistering critique of Manchester United’s defensive-minded tactics in Saturday’s draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers, which is likely to infuriate manager Jose Mourinho.


UEFA orders 'further investigation' of PSG over financial fairplay


UEFA said Monday it had ordered accusations that Paris Saint-Germain has broken its financial fair play rules to be referred to its financial unit "for further investigation".


Private jets, favors to son detailed in FIFA official's case


FIFA spent $11.7 million in less than three years on private jets, including luxury sight-seeing trips for a top official, a newly published legal document shows.


Tiger Woods seals first win in five years with Tour Championship


Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence.

Sunday, Sep 23


Team Joshua eager to fix unification fight

No sooner had Anthony Joshua brutally dispatched another pretender to his heavyweight titles than attention turned to who the British fighter would face next as he seeks to clean up boxing’s most glamorous division.

Mick Schumacher claims five straight F3 victories

Mick Schumacher, the teenage son of Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, is living up to the famous family name in Formula Three by dominating the drivers’ championship after picking up his fifth straight win Sunday.

Marquez holds off Dovizioso to win in Aragon

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez moved a step closer to retaining the title after winning the Aragon Grand Prix for Honda Sunday to extend his lead at the top of the standings to 72 points.

Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ‘tired’ Osaka

Former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova utilized her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4, 6-4 victory over home favorite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo Sunday.

Insigne double inspires Napoli, Roma crash in Bologna

Lorenzo Insigne bagged a brace to inspire Napoli to a 3-1 win over Torino and join Juventus at the top of Serie A Sunday, as Roma plunged further into crisis with a 2-0 loss at Bologna.

Rodriguez stars as Bayern maintain perfect Bundesliga start


James Rodriguez shone for Bayern Munich, scoring a goal and winning a penalty, as the German champions made it four wins from their first four Bundesliga games with a 2-0 victory at Schalke to stay top Saturday.

Real see off Espanyol, Atletico sink Getafe


Marco Asensio’s strike earned Real Madrid a 1-0 win over Espanyol and Thomas Lemar scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid in a 2-0 victory at Getafe Saturday.

Neymar gets PSG back on track

From a deeper than usual playmaker role, Brazil’s Neymar pulled the strings as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Rennes 3-1 in Ligue 1 Sunday helping to dispel midweek memories of a European flop at Liverpool.

Ahed take flight after thrashing Safa 6-0

Ahed got their Lebanese Premier League title defense off to an emphatic start Sunday after mauling hapless Safa 6-0 at the Sports City Stadium.

Cech hailed as Arsenal labor past Everton


Unai Emery saluted Petr Cech after the Arsenal goalkeeper’s superb display set the stage for Sunday’s 2-0 win over Everton.

Sarri sets sights on Liverpool after West Ham stubbornly stifle Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri laughed off suggestions that this week’s summit meeting with Liverpool is a must-win game after seeing Chelsea’s 100 percent Premier League record ended by stubborn West Ham in a 0-0 draw Sunday.

Five things we learned from the Premier League weekend


Liverpool secured a sixth straight win at the opening of a league season for the first time in 28 years to pull clear in the Premier League title race as Chelsea stumbled for the first time this season at West Ham Sunday.The two face off…


Arsenal ride their luck as Lacazette gem sinks Everton


Alexandre Lacazette fired Arsenal to a fourth successive Premier League win as the French forward's superb strike inspired a hard-fought 2-0 success against Everton Sunday.


Chelsea stumble as West Ham battle to 0-0 draw


Chelsea dropped their first points of the season Sunday as West Ham held Maurizio Sarri's team to a 0-0 draw at the London Stadium.

Saturday, Sep 22


Salah helps Liverpool thrash Southampton to go top


Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah netted his first league goal since Aug. 25 as the Reds thrashed Southampton 3-0 to make it six Premier League wins out of six and leapfrog Chelsea at the top of the table on Saturday.


Modric reaches Spanish tax settlement: report


Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has reached a deal with Spanish prosecutors, admitting he evaded taxes and agreeing to an eight-month jail sentence likely to be converted into a fine, daily El Mundo reported Saturday.


Tuchel puzzled by poor Liverpool display of his PSG stars


Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel admitted Saturday he was left puzzled by the lack of cohesion between his trio of star strikers against Liverpool.


Osaka wins 10th straight match to power into Tokyo final

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka stormed past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Karolina Pliskova.

Friday, Sep 21