PSG's credentials & travel-sick Liverpool: 5 things we learned from the opening Champions League gam

The first round of the 2019 Champions League group stages is in the books and several of the continent's top teams have become aware of the scale of the task awaiting them in pursuit of the top prize in European club football.

Ronaldo explains latest hand gesture to Atletico fans after Juve throw away 2-goal lead in Madrid

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has explained his latest hand gesture to jeering Atletico Madrid fans made during the teams’ thrilling UEFA Champions League opener on Wednesday night.

Summer’s goodwill fades as Arsenal show lack of identity

The Gunners begin their Europa League campaign at Eintracht Frankfurt hoping to bounce back from their draw with Watford

French hard-left leader Mélenchon in court for obstructing police raid

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the France Unbowed founder, went on trial Thursday with five other party leaders over clashes with police and magistrates during raids on his home and party offices last October. He faces charges of rebellion, provocation and intimidation.

Latest parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US

A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday.

Former footballer Kelvin Maynard shot dead in Amsterdam

Maynard played for the the Brewers from 2014-16 during their promotion campaign to League One

Humidity to home heroics: five things to look out for at the Rugby World Cup | Ben Ryan

The All Blacks could lose their opener and win the tournament, Fiji have a shock in them, while cancellations could play a part

The Breakdown | New Zealand have been fallible in World Cup years before – and won

The All Blacks’ recent struggles against the likes of South Africa and Ireland have encouraged belief they can be toppled, but write them off at your peril

Wales focus returns to pitch with brutal training session before Georgia match

Wales players went hell for leather in training in a bid to put the investigation into Rob Howley’s suspected breach of betting regulations behind them

Julius Caesar exposed: Historians reveal shock reason behind Roman emperor's success 

HISTORIANS detailed the shocking realities behind how Julius Caesar became the sole dictator of the Roman Empire during a documentary.

‘SNL’ hired Shane Gillis to address charges of anti-conservative bias, report says

Until it swiftly backfired, the recent hiring of comedian Shane Gillis was an attempt by “Saturday Night Live” to address criticism that the show was biased against conservatives, according to a report.

Yankees make rotation swap as playoffs approach

Aaron Boone reiterated Wednesday the Yankees have yet to determine how they will use their rotation during the playoffs. But they swapped the scheduled days for J.A. Happ and Masahiro Tanaka’s outi…