Jay Cutler’s season — and Bears career? — will end with shoulder surgery

Having “exhausted” all of his medical options, Jay Cutler will have surgery Saturday to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder.Chicago coach John Fox made the announcement Thursday, putting to rest reports from last weekend that the team was holding out a sliver of hope the veteran quarterback might be able to return to the field this … Read more Jay Cutler’s season — and Bears career? — will end with shoulder surgery

Rajon Rondo already suspended and in trouble with Bulls coaches

Rajon Rondo will be suspended one game for “conduct detrimental to team,” the Bulls announced. He will serve that suspension Monday night against the Trail Blazers.The Vertical reported the suspension stems from a “heated exchange” with a Bulls assistant following the team’s embarassing loss to the Mavs on Saturday. Rondo scored two points on 1-of-4 shooting, and had five … Read more Rajon Rondo already suspended and in trouble with Bulls coaches

Still world class and getting better – two-goal Ibrahimovic is Man Utd’s hero yet again

There were many people within football who laughed at the very notion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic joining Manchester United. Apparently he was a flat track bully who would be subsumed by the faster, more physical, more demanding Premier League. Surely a 35-year-old who had spent the last four years in the piddly little French Ligue 1 … Read more Still world class and getting better – two-goal Ibrahimovic is Man Utd’s hero yet again

Guardiola: I have a lot of Philipp Lahms at Man City

Pep Guardiola says he has “a lot” of Philipp Lahms at his disposal at Manchester City.Hart unsure over Man City future Guardiola quickly realised Lahm’s potential to play as a midfielder when he took over at Bayern Munich in 2013 and the Germany international played a key part in the club’s success under the Catalan.Guardiola … Read more Guardiola: I have a lot of Philipp Lahms at Man City

Blatter FIFA ban remains after CAS dismisses appeal

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s appeal against a six-year ban from all football activities has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Blatter and his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini were suspended from all football-related activity by FIFA in December 2015 when the adjudicatory chamber of its Ethics Committee ruled a payment of two … Read more Blatter FIFA ban remains after CAS dismisses appeal

When is the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League?

The draw for the last 16 of the 2016-17 Champions League will take place at 12:00CET on Monday, December 12 in Nyon, Switzerland.The qualified teams will be divided into two pools: those that won their groups, and those that progressed in second spot. As per usual, the eight seeded sides will play away in their … Read more When is the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League?

Guardiola: Manchester City can’t talk about the title

Pep Guardiola wants his Manchester City players to forget about the Premier League title for the time being as they face a huge deficit to leaders Chelsea.Georginio Wijnaldum scored the only goal after eight minutes as Liverpool battled to a 1-0 win over City in a game of few chances at Anfield. It means Jurgen Klopp’s … Read more Guardiola: Manchester City can’t talk about the title