TWO-THIRDS OF PITCHES AT GRASSROOTS LEVEL 'INADEQUATE'- FA

Only one in three pitches at across the country at grassroots level is of adequate quality, says the Football Association.

WAYNE ROONEY ON EVERTON, MAN UTD, ENGLAND AND THE MLS

Wayne Rooney talks to BBC Sport about his decision to leave Everton, Manchester United's title prospects, England's World Cup campaign...

 
 
 

NOTTS OUTLAWS V DURHAM JETS: TOM LATHAM STARS IN T20 AS DURHAM WIN BY 34 RUNS

Tom Latham's career-best T20 knock of 98 helps Durham beat Nottinghamshire by 34 runs in the T20 Blast at Trent Bridge.

'FURY WON'T BE HARD BUT HE'S NOT THE DREAM BOUT' - BELLEW'S FIRST BBC COLUMN

In his first BBC Sport column, heavyweight boxer Tony Bellew outlines the conundrum he faces in deciding whether to fight again.

 
 
 

ENGLAND KEEPER CHAMBERLAIN IN NECK INJURY SCARE

Manchester United say England keeper Siobhan Chamberlain is recovering well after hospital treatment for a neck injury.

I DIDN'T WANT TO BE 'DEAD WEIGHT' AT EVERTON - ROONEY

Wayne Rooney speaks exclusively to BBC Sport about Everton, Manchester United, England and his plans for after his playing career is...

 
 
 

CRUSADERS GO OUT OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AFTER 9-0 AGGREGATE LOSS

Crusaders go out 9-0 on aggregate to Bulgarian champions Ludogorets after losing 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League first...

RHIAN BREWSTER: LIVERPOOL FORWARD SIGNS NEW LONG-TERM CONTRACT

Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster signs a new long-term contract with the club, reported to be a five-year deal.

 
 
 

OH NO, NOT AGAIN - CRUSADERS DEFENDER SCORES COMICAL OWN GOAL IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Crusaders defender Rodney Brown lobs in a comical own goal in the second leg of the Champions League first qualifying round against...

TNS FALL JUST SHORT OF EXTRAORDINARY CHAMPIONS LEAGUE COMEBACK

The New Saints stage an extraordinary second-leg comeback against Shkendija in their Champions League qualifier but fall agonisingly...

 
 
 

ENGLAND V INDIA HIGHLIGHTS: ROOT & MORGAN GUIDE HOSTS TO ODI SERIES WIN

Watch highlights of Joe Root and Eoin Morgan's 186-run partnership as England comfortably beat India by eight wickets.

WORLD CUP 2018: PANAMA MANAGER HERNAN DARIO GOMEZ RESIGNS

Hernan Dario Gomez resigns as Panama manager after leading the country to its first World Cup.

 
 
 

WATCH: ROOT HITS A FOUR TO BEAT INDIA AND BRING UP HIS CENTURY

Joe Root becomes England's leading century-maker in one-dayers as he hits a four to complete his side's eight-wicket win over India...

SECOND LEAGUE OF IRELAND SIDE VOTES TO STRIKE

Limerick become the second League of Ireland side to vote for strike action over payment of wages.

 
 
 

ENGLAND V INDIA: RASHID, ROOT & MORGAN STAR AS HOSTS WIN ODI SERIES

Joe Root scores an unbeaten century as England beat India by eight wickets at Headingley to complete series win.

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP: SUSSEX RALLY LATE ON TO HALT GLOUCESTERSHIRE PROGRESS

Gloucestershire collapse late on day two to leave their County Championship match with Sussex in the balance.

 
 
 

YVES BISSOUMA: BRIGHTON SIGN MALI INTERNATIONAL FROM LILLE

Brighton sign Mali international midfielder Yves Bissouma from Ligue 1 side Lille for an undisclosed fee.

ENGLAND BEAT TURKEY 3-2 IN EUROPEAN UNDER-19 CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER

England come from behind to beat Turkey 3-2 in the opening game of the European Under-19 Championship in Finland.

 
 
 

RANGERS PROGRESS IN EUROPA LEAGUE AFTER GOALLESS DRAW

Rangers progress to the Europa League second qualifying round after a dull goalless draw with Shkupi in Macedonia.

NEARLY £450,000 OF TAXPAYERS' MONEY SPENT TRYING TO FIND LONDON STADIUM SPONSOR

Nearly £450,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent trying to find a sponsor for West Ham's London Stadium.

 
 
 



Rams lock up Brandin Cooks with 5-year extension

Rams lock up Brandin Cooks with 5-year extension

The wide receiver, acquired this spring, has had at least 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last three seasons. Read more ...

Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI, team suspends him five...

Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI, team suspends him five weeks

Keim will be restricted from contacting the team during his suspension, the Cardinals said in a press release. Read more ...

Manny Machado talks with Tom Verducci about rumors claiming he will be...

Manny Machado talks with Tom Verducci about rumors claiming he will be traded to the Dodgers

Manny Machado tells Tom Verducci that he has yet to be told whether or not the Baltimore Orioles will trade him to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more ...

Coach Matt Rhule's Big 12 Media Day Press Conference

Coach Matt Rhule's Big 12 Media Day Press Conference

Coach Matt Rhule opened up by thanking the Big 12 and commissioner Bowlsby and congratulating Lincoln Riley for winning the conference last season. He said after his first... Read more ...

'Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar' - Kaka defends PSG star from World...

'Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar' - Kaka defends PSG star from World Cup critics

Questioned for his performances at Russia 2018, the superstar forward has received words of support from a fellow countryman and former team-mate Read more ...

Cowboys DE Randy Gregory reinstated by NFL after year-plus suspension

Cowboys DE Randy Gregory reinstated by NFL after year-plus suspension

Former second-round pick Randy Gregory is getting a shot at reviving his career with the Cowboys after missing almost all of the last two season while suspended. Read more ...

Manny Machado trade nears finish line with Dodgers in lead

Manny Machado trade nears finish line with Dodgers in lead

The Dodgers appear to have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes. Though exactly how iron-clad their victory is seems unclear. If nothing else, it seems to be at the finish line... Read more ...

Croatia's luck ran out with World Cup penalty call, says Dalic

Croatia's luck ran out with World Cup penalty call, says Dalic

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said his side had run out of luck after they conceded a controversial penalty awarded by VAR in the 4-2 World Cup final defeat against France on... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard reportedly considering Team USA minicamp

Kawhi Leonard reportedly considering Team USA minicamp

The news comes after it was reported that LeBron James will not be in attendance for minicamp scheduled next week in Las Vegas. Read more ...

Projecting the 2022 U.S. World Cup squad

Projecting the 2022 U.S. World Cup squad

After the team missed out on Russia, all eyes now turn to building a side capable of making noise in Qatar Read more ...