Coronavirus: FC Dallas withdraw from MLS return after 10 positive tests

FC Dallas have withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Florida after 10 of the team’s players tested positive for coronavirus. The league said on Monday that of the 557 players sequestered at a pair of Walt Disney World hotels in Orlando, 13 have tested positive: 10 from Dallas, two from Nashville and one from Columbus. The decision was made in the interest of the other players at the tournament, while the number of positive cases also meant that […]

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Yankees-Nationals, Giants-Dodgers to open coronavirus-abbreviated 2020 MLB season

Major League Baseball announced its season schedule Monday, making official a 60-game season that will begin on Thursday, July 23. Delayed more than three months by the coronavirus pandemic, MLB will attempt to become the first major sport to return to action with a pair nationally televised contests at 7:08 p.m. ET: the New York Yankees at the World Series-champion Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants at the Los Angeles Dodgers.  All teams, except the Yankees and National will […]

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So which one is it? Broncos mixed messages over Seibold sack clause show club is in ‘utter disarray’

Another day and yet more confusion about the future of Anthony Seibold. The under-siege coach has endured a torrid few weeks with the Broncos losing their last six games straight. Is he heading for the sack? Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership. Every game of every round Live & On-Demand with no-ad breaks during play. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly > Quite possibly. Complicating matters is the fact that […]

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Greenwood, Saka and Foden's restart form bodes well for Euro 2021

Young English stars Mason Greenwood, Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden have lit up Project Restart and give Gareth Southgate and embarrassment of riches ahead of next year’s Euros… Marcus Rashford and Co will have to up their levels A number of young English talent have impressed during football’s restart  Mason Greenwood, Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden have shone in the top-flight  With Euro 2020 delayed a year, Gareth Southgate’s options are stacking up   In a year’s time football will be […]

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NFL players react to Patrick Mahomes’ record-breaking contract from Chiefs: ‘Worth every penny’

Well, at least one person is thriving in 2020. Fresh off a Super Bowl title and Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes has reached an agreement with the Chiefs on the largest contract in sports history, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It’s unclear exactly how the contract is structured — the numbers aren’t tied to a percentage of the salary cap — but Schefter reports Mahomes will make a total of $450 million on his 10-year extension. The massive contract will keep Mahomes in Kansas City through 2031 and […]

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Arsenal banish Guendouzi from first-team training after Arteta bust-up

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has not included Matteo Guendouzi in first-team training since their disagreement in the aftermath of the Brighton defeat over two weeks ago. Arteta has dropped Guendouzi for the Gunners' last four games after the midfielder clashed with Brighton's Neal Maupay during Arsenal's loss on June 20. The Gunners boss last month alluded to “internal issues” which have seen the French midfielder miss those matches; all of which have been won by the north Londoners. And The […]

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EPL 2020: Tottenham teammates square off in furious bust-up | video

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris became embroiled in a furious bust-up with teammate Son Heung-Min as they left the field for halftime against Everton. Lloris appeared to take exception to Son not chasing down an opponent in the dying moments of the half, with his team leading 1-0, and the goalkeeper ran straight over to the forward after the whistle. “What’s going on here with these Spurs players?” the commentator said. “Huge Lloris and Son having to be kept apart from […]

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Trump defends Redskins, Indians team names

President Donald Trump criticized the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians on Twitter for considering changes to their respective team names, accusing the teams of “trying to be politically correct.” Trump tweeted Monday that the NFL’s Redskins and MLB’s Indians are “fabled sports franchises.” He also taunted Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has claimed Native American ancestry and has been a frequent target of barbs from Trump. It was the second racially charged, sports-related tweet of the day from Trump, who […]

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Patrick Mahomes contract: Chiefs reportedly sign QB to 10-year extension, the ‘richest’ in NFL history

There’s no quarterback like Patrick Mahomes, now there’s no contract like his, either. The Kansas City quarterback, fresh off a miraculous Super Bowl run and a year removed from winning league MVP, has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with Kansas City. The deal was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Specific terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but it is the “richest contract in NFL history,” according to Schefter, and is expected to be tied to the salary cap. […]

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Scottish Premiership: One positive coronavirus test among 936 taken by players and staff

The Joint Response Group has confirmed 936 Scottish Premiership players and team staff have been tested for coronavirus with one positive test. The clubs are training again ahead of the new Premiership season, which gets underway on August 1. And testing for COVID-19 has now begun, with the first set of results announced on Monday. A statement read: “The Joint Response Group can confirm that between Monday 29 June and Sunday 5 July, a total of 936 Scottish Premiership players […]

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