Bale has won the Champions League four times and La Liga once with Real MadridReal Madrid forward Gareth Bale is “very close to leaving” the Spanish club, says boss Zinedine Zidane.The Wales international, 30, was left out of Real’s 3-1 pre-season defeat by Bayern Munich in Houston, USA.Speaking after the game, Zidane said: “We hope…

American Keith Thurman was knocked down in the first round by Manny PacquiaoManny Pacquiao said he had “fun” as he became the oldest welterweight champion in history by beating WBA Super champion Keith Thurman in a split decision in Las Vegas.Thurman – previously undefeated – had promised to send the 40-year-old Fillipino into retirement, but…

Lofty expectations and plenty of pressure await Jarvis Landry and the Cleveland Browns in 2019. The standout wide receiver isn’t about to shirk those aspirations or let anything divert his eyes from the prize. Aside from all the quandaries regarding the hype surrounding these new-age Browns, the only real negative chatter that has lingered has…

In his post-NFL career time as a color analyst, Tony Romo has impressed many a television viewer. During that time, Romo has become even more impressed with Patriots coach Bill Belichick. It’s a notion not all that arduous to fathom considering the man roaming the New England sidelines is viewed by many as the greatest…

Robert Nkemdiche (knee) was one of six Cardinals who the team announced were placed on the active/physically unable to perform list (PUP) on Saturday. Joining Nkemdiche on PUP were linebacker Dante Booker (back), tight end Charles Clay (knee), offensive lineman Max Garcia (knee), linebacker Brooks Reed (hip) and cornerback Brandon Williams. The team also announced…

Whyte dictated distance with the jab for spells throughout the boutDillian Whyte survived a ninth-round knockdown to overcome Oscar Rivas and edge closer to a world title shot in a gripping bout at London’s O2 Arena.The British heavyweight was smart early on and was close to stopping Colombia’s Rivas in round two after a right…

After several months of negotiation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a deal with rookie linebacker Devin White, the fifth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the team announced Saturday. As is the case with all first-round selections, White’s contract will span four years with a team option in Year 5. White, the…

A permanent return to the sidelines doesn’t appear to be in the cards for Mike Shanahan, but the legendary head coach made a brief exception on Saturday. Shanahan, the winningest coach in Broncos’ franchise history with 130 victories, attended Day 3 of the team’s workouts as a special guest of the organization that he coached…