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United trips not ‘scary’ for City any more – Pep

MANCHESTER, England -- Pep Guardiola has said it is no longer "scary" for Manchester City to visit Old Trafford ahead of Wednesday's crucial Manchester derby against United.City, who need a victory to move above leaders Liverpool and keep their...

Halep out of Porsche Tennis GP with hip injury

Simona Halep, the WTA's second-ranked player, has withdrawn from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany.Halep tweeted that she hurt her hip playing for Romania in the Fed Cup last weekend."I fell and landed badly on my hip...

Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. and the rise of a Padres powerhouse

Denis Poroy/Getty ImageSSAN DIEGO -- A quarter-mile north of center field, in a 19th-century building adorned by a faded green awning and two wooden wagon wheels, sits a charmingly antiquated bar named Tivoli. It stands alone, but it is...

One trade idea that would fix Cubs’ bullpen problem

Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesCHICAGO -- Weekend news of Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow's setback in his recovery from offseason minor elbow surgery can't come as a surprise to anyone who has followed the right-hander's career.In fact, there aren't any injuries...

From a Ph.D. to RBIs: How Farhan Zaidi left Berkeley and became a baseball...

FARHAN ZAIDI'S FIRST face-to-face confrontation as the baseball boss of the San Francisco Giants came from a stranger. Zaidi stood in front of a group of season-ticket holders at a January event and listened to one of his customers...

When is the PFA Player of the Year announced?

The PFA Player of the Year shortlist has been announced.Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted.Sergio Aguero, Sadio Mane, Bernardo Silva and Eden Hazard join Sterling and Van Dijk on the...

Sterling wants nine-point deduction for racism

Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has said clubs should be given an automatic nine-point deduction and ordered to play three games behind closed doors if their supporters take part in racist behaviour.Authorities must adopt radical changes to...

Solskjaer: I’m the right man for Man United

MANCHESTER, England -- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has insisted he is the right man to lead Manchester United's revival despite a worrying dip in form that has threatened their top four hopes.United host Manchester City at Old Trafford on Wednesday...

Liverpool want £40m from Atletico for Grujic

Atletico Madrid want to sign Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic on a permanent transfer, sources have told ESPN FC, but the Premier League leaders want €40 million for the Serbia international.ESPN FC reported that Spain midfielder Rodri is wanted by...