Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits out at decision to play Manchester United’s Europa League match against AZ Alkmaar on artificial pitch

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the decision to move Manchester United's Europa League tie against AZ Alkmaar on to an artificial pitch which he described as one of the worst he has seen. Solskjaer grew up playing on astroturf in…

Arizona high school golfer wins $50K, Pro-Junior golf title at Pebble Beach

Golf awards continue to roll in for Xavier Prep (Phoenix) senior phenom Ashley Menne. The three-time azcentral sports Girls Golfer of the Year won the female Pro-Junior title at the 16th Pure Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee at Pebble Beach, Calif., on Sunday. “What I had seen…

‘It hurts our team really bad’: Jon Gruden not happy with Vontaze Burfict’s well-deserved suspension

On Monday, the NFL announced that it had made the decision to suspend Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the remainder of the season after Burfict's dirty helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle on Sunday. “There were no mitigating…

Steve Clarke ‘understands’ Steven Gerrard’s Jack Ryan injury frustration as he names Scotland squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Tactful words were directed by Steve Clarke towards Steven Gerrard in respect of the Ryan Jack affair, which erupted when the Rangers midfielder had to quit the Scotland squad between the two most recent Euro qualifiers against Russia and Belgium.…

Liverpool vs RB Salzburg result: Roberto Firmino guides Reds through night of unwanted excitement

Jurgen Klopp had mentioned Barcelona the day before and, if Liverpool needed few reminders of one of their greatest displays, they ended up supplying a similar scoreline. Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate after Anfield's previous continental clash. They crammed…

Percy Harvin says he punched Golden Tate into a trash can before Super Bowl, played every game high

Percy Harvin is notoriously aloof. But he had a candid conversation with Bleacher Report's Master Tesfatsion published Wednesday where he talked about playing while high and punching Golden Tate before Super Bowl XLVIII. The enigmatic receiver was one of the…

Percy Harvin says he punched Golden Tate into a trash can before Super Bowl, played every game high

Percy Harvin is notoriously aloof. But he had a candid conversation with Bleacher Report's Master Tesfatsion published Wednesday where he talked about playing while high and punching Golden Tate before Super Bowl XLVIII. The enigmatic receiver was one of the…

Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham set for England call-up after prolific start to Premier League season

Abraham has netted seven goals in nine appearances in all competitions for Chelsea and has also been attracting admiring glances from Nigeria, who he remains eligible for despite winning two senior England caps in the friendlies against Germany and Brazil…

World Athletics Championships: When the feel-good stories are lost, the most human sport becomes soulless

If you don't regularly watch athletics, you probably won't have noticed the 4'11” 23-year-old standing in an unusually baggy vest beside Olympic champion Elaine Thompson in the 100m heats. After all, Dutee Chand only finished 37th overall, has no long-term…

Caster Semenya’s absence casts shadow over 800m as Halimah Nakaayi wins gold at World Athletics Championships

At the Rio Olympics, the event produced an exclusively intersex podium, with Semenya taking gold ahead of Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba and Margaret Wambui of Kenya. Here in Doha, the terms of engagement were medically and politically redrawn, as the International…