Neville insists Lampard is forcing Jorginho out of Chelsea

The Italy midfielder failed to feature in Chelsea’s first five games since the restart before a substitute appearance on Tuesday against Crystal Palace

Met apologises to sprinter over stop-and-search

Dame Cressida Dick also said the Met voluntarily referred itself to the watchdog over any wrongdoing.

Eric Dier banned for four games and fined for climbing into stands to confront fan

Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier has been banned for four games and warned over his future conduct after climbing into the stands to confront a fan following Spurs’s FA Cup defeat by Norwich City in March. The England international has also been hit with a £40,000 fine, after an independent Regulatory Commission found Dier’s actions to have been of a

How football’s financial ceiling distorted the meaning of a model club

Clubs are now openly preparing for relegation rather than attempting to break financial barriers, and that throws up far greater questions for English football, writes Miguel Delaney

Upcoming MLB free agents have fewer games to impress

Robbie Ray already knew 2020 would be a big season for his financial future because it's his last one before becoming a free agent.

The greatest: Roger Federer – balletic grace that makes the outrageous appear effortless

In our series on the best players of the past 50 years, we look at the Swiss maestro who has a record 20 grand slam titles over a period of 15 years and is still in the shake-up aged 38

Frank Lampard frustrated after ‘nerve-wracking’ finish against Crystal Palace

Blues twice saw their two-goal lead halved before Palace hit the post in stoppage-time

Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman used shutdown to get shredded

Viewed through a tiny rectangle Zoom box, the upper arms still look like dock rope connected to shoulders made of iron. When MLB shut down spring training on March 12 and the coronavirus erased reg…

Hurdle Kaapo Kakko must clear to play for Rangers this season

The NHL’s protocols for Phase 3 (training camp) and Phase 4 (the play-in series and Stanley Cup playoffs) are pending ratification by the players and board of governors, but they spell out one key …

Bradley Beal injury gives Nets stronger chance to make playoffs

The shorthanded Nets may have secured a playoff berth before landing in Orlando, Fla. The Wizards announced Tuesday that star guard Bradley Beal, the NBA’s second-leading scorer, will not participa…

Eagles' DeSean Jackson offers second apology for anti-Semitic posts: 'I want to apologize to the Jew

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson offered a second apology on Tuesday for the anti-Semitic social media posts he made over the weekend, which sparked controversy.

NFLPA president JC Tretter reveals dispute with league: 'NFL is unwilling to prioritize player safet

Disagreements between the NFL and the players union went public Tuesday when NFLPA president JC Tretter wrote a blog post criticizing the league for prioritizing the preseason schedule and training camp over “player safety.”