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LeBron James feeling 'real good with my shot' as Lakers win five straight

Five consecutive NBA wins and an impressive run of shooting have left LeBron James in a confident mood for the LA Lakers.


Sam Warburton signs up for BBC Six Nations coverage one year after having to quit because of Wales job

Former Wales and Lions captain Sam Warburton will be a regular on our screens again during the 2021 Six Nations


Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan want an option to buy Fikayo Tomori in any loan deal

The Blues centre-back has been linked with a move away this month


Impatient O'Sullivan laments lack of practice as his silverware drought continues at Masters

Rusty Ronnie O’Sullivan slammed his lack of practice and admits he’s itching to get his hands on silverware after crashing out of the Masters against old foe John Higgins, writes Will Jennings. The record seven-time champion was involved in a Friday night quarter-final thriller but was blown away by the Scot 6-3 in their 70th career meeting. Four-time world champion Higgins struck breaks of 145, 134, 110 and 88 to repel O’Sullivan’s 125, 103 and...


Jurgen Klopp's decision on "fried" Trent Alexander-Arnold as Mo Salah issue emerges again

Jurgen Klopp was warned that Trent Alexander-Arnold looks "fried" in the same way Mohamed Salah did in his second season at Liverpool, ahead of the Man United game


Ealing Trailfinders v Saracens kick-off time, live stream info and cost as BT Sport shelve TV plan

The Saracens are in action for the first time since their relegation from England's Gallagher Premiership: here's the kick-off time, live stream info and team news for the Trailfinders Challenge Cup match


Arsenal 'tracking Brentford's Ivan Toney' with West Ham interested

The 24-year-old's excellent form has attracted suitors from the top-flight, including Arsenal and West Ham - but the Gunners won't be making a move for the striker just yet.


Swansea's Yan Dhanda linked with moves to Bournemouth and Leeds

Swansea City midfielder Yan Dhanda is attracting interest from Bournemouth and Leeds. The 22-year-old had to bide his time for a run of games in Steve Cooper's side but has proved influential recently.


Yan makes Masters history in Milton Keynes - and it's all down to living in Sheffield

Chinese sensation Yan Bingtao is rapidly emerging as the golden boy of snooker and revealed the key to his searing rise – living in Sheffield, writes Will Jennings. The 20-year-old prodigy toppled six-time ranking event winner Stephen Maguire 6-5 in a thrilling Masters quarter-final to become the youngest semi-finalist at the tournament since a certain Ding Junhui. The world No.11 practices at Sheffield’s Vics Snooker Academy and reckons moving...


Bye-bye Kean: Brands can solve major Everton flaw with “deadly” £8m-rated beast – opinion

Marcel Brands can solve a titanic flaw in Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton side by completing a deal to sign Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee in January.


Rangers miss wing 'target', Celtic could lose starlet to MLS, Arsenal join Juventus and Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers in Edouard transfer interest: Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

The half-way point in the mid-season transfer window is upon us – but there haven’t been many big moves… yet.


Mohamed Salah reveals team-mate who made him cry and outlines Liverpool plan

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has spoken ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester United


Sam Johnstone among six key West Brom players missing at Wolves

Albion were already without injured pair Karlan Grant and Conor Townsend, as well as the suspended midfielder Conor Gallagher


Ozil to end Arsenal contract, move to Fenerbahce - The Athletic

Ozil to end Arsenal contract, move to Fenerbahce - The Athletic


Jurgen Klopp explains why he's "excited" by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Man Utd

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have a battle on their hands to retain their Premier League crown with Man Utd among those challenging them but the German insists the competition is a good thing


Llorente starts, Bielsa drops 39-cap regular in 8 changes: Leeds' predicted XI - opinion

A look at how Marcelo Bielsa might line up his Leeds United side for the Premier League clash against Brighton.


"Tried to stare me out before a match" - Clattenburg takes aim at Klopp

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has taken aim at Jurgen Klopp once again, claiming he is far better at mind games than he makes out. Clattenburg was in the headlines earlier this week after comments made in the Daily Mail regarding Manchester United and the penalties they get given, also having a dig at Klopp. The Liverpool boss responded to his remarks in his pre-United press conference on Friday, saying, “it always says much...


Mark Clattenburg continues war of words with Jurgen Klopp with fresh jibe at Liverpool boss

Mark Clattenburg has continued his war of words with Jurgen Klopp as he takes aim at the Liverpool manager's preparation before games


Rangers striker Cederic Itten admits surprise at Motherwell's "five-five block" in last outing

The Steelmen came close to causing a shock at Ibrox in December with their backs-to-the-walls display


Klopp could add new dynamic to Liverpool signing 26 y/o who “lacks absolutely nothing” - opinion

Liverpool are being linked with Rodrigo De Paul and he could be the man to finally replace Philippe Coutinho in Jurgen Klopp's side.


Man Utd's assessment of Amad Diallo's first training sessions ahead of Liverpool fixture

The teenage winger officially joined Manchester United from Atalanta in the January transfer window for a fee that could rise to around £40million


David Brooks to Aston Villa, Bournemouth's transfer stance and why Swansea City are now interested bystanders

Aston Villa are reportedly keen on making a move for Bournemouth's Wales international David Brooks this month with Swansea City now interested bystanders


Kovalev v Melikuziev off after former champ tests positive for testosterone

Russian knockout artist Sergey Kovalev has tested positive for synthetic testosterone and will not fight Bektemir Melikuziev this month.


The wizard of Wishaw defeated world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in epic clash at Masters

The 45 year-old Scotsman played some of the best snooker in his career to set up a semi-final with Dave Gilbert


Hamilton hero Tomáš Černý: From plumber to Scottish Premiership goalkeeping favourite

Accies fan Ben McNicol looks back on the Czech keeper's spell in Scottish football after he hung up his gloves this week


Wolves vs West Brom LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Premier League fixture today

Wolves host West Brom in the Black Country derby to kick off another weekend of Premier League action. Nuno’s side are winless in five games in the league and will hope to move away from the bottom third of the table after falling to within 10 points of 18th placed Fulham, with Everton inflicting defeat on Wolves last time out. While the Baggies have also failed to win in seven games, with a heavy defeat to Arsenal last time out, and sit six...


68 things you'll only understand as a West Brom fan ahead of the derby

We've listed some unique events, chants and experiences that you should recognise if you're a Baggie!


Bye-bye Lacazette: Arsenal scouting "tremendous" 16-goal gem who's "similar to Zlatan" - opinion

Arsenal can sign a perfect successor to Alexandre Lacazette in Brentford striker Ivan Toney.


Linfield midfielder Bastien Hery to join League of Ireland side Bohemians

The 28-year-old's contact was due to expire this summer


Bruno Fernandes issues penalty message to Man City's Raheem Sterling

Bruno Fernandes has issued a message to Manchester City star Raheem Sterling regarding penalties.


Mourinho urges Tottenham 'to not make mistakes that kill matches'

Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Fulham was a miserable retelling of the same story for Spurs as they let a 1-0 lead slip in the final 15 minutes for the fourth time this season.


Barcelona's move for Manchester City's Garcia put on hold by Laporta

The club's presidential candidates want the new board in place before any major decisions are made


Wolves team news vs West Brom: Boly, Traore and Neto start as Nuno names attacking XI

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs West Bromwich Albion | Here's the team Nuno Espirito Santo has named for the Black Country derby


Red-hot Higgins serves up Friday night treat in classic Masters clash with O'Sullivan

Entertainer John Higgins toasted one of his finest ever victories after serving up a Friday night treat against Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Masters quarter-finals, writes Will Jennings. The Wizard of Wishaw had urged fans to order beers and Chinese takeaways to enjoy the occasion – and delivered in style as he blew the Rocket away 6-3 with a stunning performance in Milton Keynes. In an exhibition in break-building brilliance, the four-time world...


Footage emerges of Jose Mourinho's brutal "no football" warning to Tottenham star

Jose Mournho has dealt in some straight talk with one of his Tottenham players after training footage emerges of him appearing to offer a choice between staying or going


Majestic Aaron Rodgers meets menacing Rams defence on Packers’ road to redemption

The Green Bay Packers have been in this position before. For the second straight year, the Packers finished the regular season with a 13-3 record to take the NFC North crown – led by the impressive performances of MVP-elect Aaron Rodgers. In 2019, Green Bay were just one win away from the Super Bowl as they stormed to the NFC Championship Game before being crushed by the San Francisco 49ers, who were the number one seed. Now, the Packers have...


Mourinho offers little hope to Tottenham outcast Dele Alli

Dele Alli has been limited to 74 minutes in the Premier League this season but that does not mean Jose Mourinho will let him leave Spurs.


Carlo Ancelotti joke, missing players and five things spotted in Everton training

Everton released their latest training video from USM Finch Farm on Friday, with a number of key points on show that can be taken from the footage


Hibs squad revealed as Jackson Irvine and Chris Cadden in the frame but key man ruled out for Kilmarnock clash

The new arrivals are in contention to feature against Alex Dyer's side but there remain a number of absences for Jack Ross to negotiate.


Root posts double hundred before Sri Lanka find Galle spark

Joe Root's double century was completed amid a batting collapse before Sri Lanka trimmed England's lead in Galle.


Arsenal transfer news: Atletico Madrid keen on move for Alexandre Lacazette

The France international has been linked with a move to the Spanish capital


Top but capable of more: Manchester United upbeat for trip to Liverpool

When Ole Gunnar Solskjær says Manchester United have “not really set the world alight” this season, the manager’s true sense might be read as: “You ain’t seen nothing yet – just wait until we do catch fire.” United arrive at Anfield on Sunday to play Liverpool as Premier League leaders, three points ahead of the champions while not at their best. That is a rosy place to be for United because they possess the quality to perform far better. For a...


How a Norris F4 rival's early GT move was vindicated

The latest addition to Lamborghini's factory GT roster faced the tough prospect of abandoning his F1 dream while still at school. But 2020 British GT champion Sandy Mitchell has proved that the move was absolutely the right one, as he told JAMES NEWBOLD


Bottas: I won't play Rosberg mind games on Hamilton

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas says he has no interest in playing any mind games with teammate Lewis Hamilton.


Loftus-Cheek has Chelsea future, says Lampard

Ruben Loftus-Cheek's form at Fulham has captured the attention of Frank Lampard, the manager of his parent club Chelsea.


Jamie Gillan hoping for minimal Cleveland Browns role as last Brit standing in NFL play-offs

Cleveland Browns have been the story of the NFL play-offs so far - and Scottish punter Jamie Gillan hopes they can pull off another upset against the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend


Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas after homophobic slur during tournament

Ralph Lauren have ended their relationship with Justin Thomas after the American was caught making a homophobic slur during a tournament in Hawaii last week. Thomas admitted his mistake was “inexcusable” after a missed putt during the third round of the Sentry Tour of Champions in Hawaii. The Ryder Cup star has worn the brand’s clothing since turning professional, with the 27-year-old winning the US PGA Championship and FedEx Cup in 2017, as...


West Brom linked with in-form striker as Sam Allardcyce tries to bolster attacking options

The Senegal international has scored 11 goals this season – the same amount Albion have managed as a team in the Premier League – with nine of them coming in his last seven games


Carrick 2.0: Woodward must sanction £70m Man Utd swoop for “outstanding” titan - opinion

Ed Woodward must sanction Manchester United swoop for West Ham star Declan Rice in the summer.


Coleen Rooney pays tribute to husband Wayne after retirement

The mother-of-four penned a sweet tribute to the England star as he officially bid farewell to the game to take on the permanent position as Derby County manager