Spurs’ Richarlison set for MRI on hamstring injury

Spurs' Richarlison set for MRI on hamstring injury

Tottenham Hotspur forward Richarlison will undergo an MRI scan after picking up a hamstring injury during Brazil‘s World Cup quarterfinal loss against Croatia, coach Antonio Conte said on Tuesday. The other Tottenham players who sustained injuries at the World Cup, Uruguay‘s Rodrigo Betancur and Wales‘ Ben Davies, have returned to training. Betancur aims to feature … Read more

D.C. United will kick off season Feb. 25 then host MLS All-Star Game

D.C. United will kick off season Feb. 25 then host MLS All-Star Game

Comment on this story Comment D.C. United will open the MLS season against Toronto FC on Feb. 25 at Audi Field as part of a 2023 slate also highlighted by the All-Star Game’s return to D.C. and a month-long summer break for the newly expanded Leagues Cup. MLS on Tuesday revealed the 34-game schedules for … Read more

Erasmo Ramirez re-signs with Nationals; Tanner Rainey avoids arbitration

Erasmo Ramirez re-signs with Nationals; Tanner Rainey avoids arbitration

Amid an offseason defined by minor moves, the Washington Nationals on Tuesday re-signed right-hander Erasmo Ramirez to a one-year contract. To clear space for him on the 40-man roster, they designated righty Gerardo Carrillo for assignment. Ramirez received a $1 million base salary but could earn another $1 million in incentives, according to a person … Read more

Wiegman: Schedule is ‘too much’ for top players

Wiegman: Schedule is 'too much' for top players

England manager Sarina Wiegman has criticised the scheduling of top-level women’s football, saying the top players are being forced to play too much. There has been a series of serious injuries sustained by players this year. Euros 2022 golden boot winner Beth Mead is a potential doubt for next year’s World Cup after rupturing her … Read more

Mat Ishbia agrees to buy Phoenix Suns, ending Robert Sarver’s tenure

Mat Ishbia agrees to buy Phoenix Suns, ending Robert Sarver’s tenure

Comment on this story Comment Mat Ishbia, the billionaire CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage, has agreed to purchase the Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury from disgraced owner Robert Sarver for approximately $4 billion, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed Tuesday. The agreement comes three months after Sarver, a real estate investor … Read more

Argentina arrive home to rapturous welcome

Argentina arrive home to rapturous welcome

Thousands of ecstatic fans gave Argentina‘s squad a heroes’ welcome in Buenos Aires in the early hours before dawn on Tuesday after the plane carrying Lionel Messi and his World Cup-winning teammates touched down at Ezeiza airport. The Argentine capital has been in party mode since their dramatic victory over France in Sunday’s final in … Read more

Masters will allow LIV golfers to play in the 2023 tournament

Masters will allow LIV golfers to play in the 2023 tournament

Comment on this story Comment Qualified players competing on the Saudi-sponsored LIV circuit that has roiled professional golf will be invited to compete in the Masters based on its previous criteria, the tournament announced Tuesday. The announcement seemingly puts an end to the possibility that golfers on the LIV Tour would be banned from the … Read more