Mendes reveals €300m offer for Cristiano Ronaldo from China

Jorge Mendes has claimed that a €300 million offer for Cristiano Ronaldo was made to Real Madrid by a Chinese club, but the star turned the move down.Tevez, Oscar and the highest-profile Chinese transfers Chinese Super League sides have made a massive splash in the transfer market of late, notably signing Oscar and Carlos Tevez … Read more Mendes reveals €300m offer for Cristiano Ronaldo from China

Are Cowboys better off trading or releasing Tony Romo?

Given Tony Romo’s $24 million salary cap charge in 2017 and his status as a backup quarterback in Dallas cemented, it is increasingly likely that the 36-year-old will not play for the Cowboys next season.The question, then, is what makes the most sense for Dallas: Should it release its former starter and allow him to … Read more Are Cowboys better off trading or releasing Tony Romo?

Emmitt Smith on Ezekiel Elliott: ‘I’m loving what I’m seeing. I am inspired’

Like most Cowboys fans, Emmitt Smith can’t help but be impressed by rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott.Smith, the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, said he feels “inspired” by Elliott’s talent. “I see a guy who has vision, explosion, speed and quickness,” Smith said, via ESPN.com. “I just see a guy that’s poised to do great things in … Read more Emmitt Smith on Ezekiel Elliott: ‘I’m loving what I’m seeing. I am inspired’

Minnesota United signs Francisco Calvo from Saprissa

Minnesota United has signed defender Francisco Calvo from Costa Rican giant Saprissa, the MLS expansion side announced Tuesday. Minnesota used targeted allocation money to complete the deal for the Costa Rica international, though official terms of the transfer and Calvo’s contract were not disclosed.“You can’t be anything but impressed with Calvo and the way he … Read more Minnesota United signs Francisco Calvo from Saprissa

Revealed: The very simple reason Fernandinho hasn’t signed a new Man City deal yet

There is a very good reason why neither Manchester City nor Fernandinho are rushing through a contract extension – his current deal doesn’t actually expire until 2018.Zabaleta glad ‘strange’ run is over It is widely believed that Fernandinho is one of seven City players whose contracts expire at the end of the season, and indeed … Read more Revealed: The very simple reason Fernandinho hasn’t signed a new Man City deal yet

Liverpool Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Sunderland

Liverpool will be determined to begin 2017 in the same fashion they ended last year – with a victory to enhance their title ambitions as they visit Sunderland.The Reds can make it five league wins on the spin, reducing Chelsea’s advantage to three points, with Antonio Conte’s side only playing on Wednesday.  The Merseysiders ousted Manchester City 1-0 … Read more Liverpool Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Sunderland

Kawhi Leonard continues silent takeover of NBA

With all the buzz surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and Russell Westbrook so far this season, few have paid much attention to Kawhi Leonard.Arguably the most underrated player in the NBA, Leonard scored 30 points with six rebounds Saturday to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 130-101 win against the Brooklyn Nets. … Read more Kawhi Leonard continues silent takeover of NBA

Tom Brady sets all-time QB wins record as Jeff Fisher, near coaching infamy, looks on

As Tom Brady broke a tie with Peyton Manning for the most wins in NFL history, Jeff Fisher took one step closer to NFL infamy.The Patriots quarterback picked up his 201st career victory, passing Manning with Sunday’s 26-10 win over the Rams.  Manning, whose 200th career win came in Super Bowl 50, played in 292 career games, … Read more Tom Brady sets all-time QB wins record as Jeff Fisher, near coaching infamy, looks on

‘I feel like an innocent person in jail’ – Ronaldo hits back at Football Leaks claims

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that the uproar caused by the accusations published by Football Leaks has taken the shine off his fourth Ballon d’Or title. Ronaldo edged out Lionel Messi to the award on Monday, after a year in which he lifted both the Champions League and the Euro 2016 title.  Is Ronaldo … Read more ‘I feel like an innocent person in jail’ – Ronaldo hits back at Football Leaks claims