5:01 AM ET The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done and you can check out the major ones here. The window may be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the globe. TOP STORY:
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3:42 AM BST All Blacks number eight Ardie Savea and prop Nepo Laulala are on paternity leave and will miss the Rugby Championship opener against Australia next weekend, coach Ian Foster said on Sunday. Both players were absent when the New Zealand squad boarded their flight across the Tasman Sea on Sunday, but Joe Moody
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Khabib Nurmagomedov has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) after successfully defending his UFC lightweight title against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Nurmagomedov extended his unbeaten record to 29-0 – his third successful title defence, having previously beaten Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. His win was also achieved with a broken foot. Image:
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6:58 PM ET Conor McGregor is in. McGregor revealed Wednesday on Twitter that he has accepted a Jan. 23 fight against Dustin Poirier. However, he also said that he wants the fight to happen at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys. “Jerry Jones is a friend and the stadium can hold
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Emmanuel Macron needs mental health treatment over his attitude towards Muslims – prompting France to recall its ambassador. Paris has described Mr Erdogan’s remarks as unacceptably rude, adding: “We are not accepting insults.” During a party meeting, the Turkish leader had said: “What is the problem of this
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Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the age of 78 on Sunday, the company said. Under Lee’s leadership, Samsung rose to become the world’s largest producer of smartphones and memory chips, and the firm’s overall turnover today is equivalent to a fifth of
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4:15 PM ET Steve KimESPN A fight between undefeated Michael Conlan and former WBO junior featherweight champion Isaac Dogboe has been agreed upon for Dec. 5. The bout will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on a card slated to be headlined by WBC heavyweight titlist Tyson Fury, sources told ESPN. “I’m
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10:07 PM ET Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas wasn’t playing poorly. It only felt that way Saturday at the Zozo Championship at Sherwood, where being a few shots under par means losing ground. He was 3 under and already had lost the lead he had at the start. The final hour changed
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7:06 PM ET Associated Press COLOGNE, Germany — Alexander Zverev moved one match away from winning back-to-back ATP Tour titles after he beat Jannik Sinner in the Cologne Championship semifinals on Saturday to set up a final against Diego Schwartzman. Zverev came back from 3-1 down in the first set to force the tiebreak on
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2:12 PM ET Stan Van Gundy has agreed to a become the next head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, he confirmed Wednesday. “I’m excited to join a talented New Orleans Pelicans team,” Van Gundy said Wednesday on Twitter. “It will be an honor to work with our players and to work for Mrs. Benson
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The energy of American politics is extraordinary. At an intersection of two minor roads in a place called Dallas, Pennsylvania, hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters are gathering. It’s noisy, boisterous, but largely good-natured. Image: Trump supporters at a Biden rally in Pennsylvania “Four more years!” they chant. Horns honk from cars flying flags depicting
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