Cricket: Sri Lanka star Kusal Mendis arrested after fatal 5am crash with cyclist

Kusal Mendis, a mainstay of Sri Lanka’s top order in all three formats, was arrested on Sunday after allegedly being involved in a crash with a cyclist, who died instantly, just outside the country’s capital Colombo. Police said the 25-year-old batsman was driving a Range Rover at 5am when the incident happened. Frightful footage shared by the Daily Mirror shows the vehicle travelling along a narrow street before colliding with

Klopp insists breaking records is not the Liverpool target this season

‘I don’t even know the numbers’: Jurgen Klopp insists he is not interested in breaking Man City’s record 100-point tally… but four wins from final five games will see Liverpool set new benchmark Liverpool are on the brink of making more history during their dominant season  They are now 11 points away from reaching Manchester City’s 100-point mark  The Reds have also won 24 straight games at home, but Klopp

Jose Mourinho bites back at Arsenal tweet mocking their latest defeat

‘They don’t have much to celebrate’: Jose Mourinho bites back at Arsenal tweet mocking their defeat by Sheffield United… but Spurs face a task to finish above their rivals ahead of Everton clash Jose Mourinho fiercely hit back at rivals Arsenal’s tweet mocking his side Tottenham lost 3-1 to Sheffield United less than a week after Arsenal beat them Spurs welcome Everton on Monday night with hopes of top four

From Miami brawler to UFC star, Jorge Masvidal has always been a BMF

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Editor’s note: This story was originally published ahead of Jorge Masvidal’s fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 244. On July 11, Masivdal will face Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251 on Fight Island. MIAMI — Jorge Masvidal is standing in the parking lot of an apartment complex, his eyes scanning the top of

Nikola Katic: Rangers defender a doubt for start of next season with knee injury

Rangers defender Nikola Katic is set to miss the start of the new Scottish Premiership season after injuring his knee in training. The Croatia international, who is facing months on the sidelines, sustained the injury over a week ago during pre-season training. Scottish Premiership fixtures announced Monday Scottish Premiership set for Aug return with new Sky deal Katic is expected to miss Rangers’ Europa League last-16 second leg with Bayer

Sadio Mane and Curtis Jones strike as second-gear Liverpool deepen Aston Villa’s plight

The first game back at their fortress after being crowned England’s finest saw a fresh ‘Liverpool FC – Champions Again’ banner perched high in the Sir Kenny Dalglish Stand, but this was not a showcase of champagne football from Jurgen Klopp’s men. The Merseysiders had to claw their way to maximum points against relegation-threatened Aston Villa, with Sadio Mane’s decisive effort arriving on 71 minutes with teenager Curtis Jones cementing

Paul Pogba pokes fun at Bournemouth star after Manchester United victory

Paul Pogba and Joshua King were reunited as Bournemouth’s miserable losing streak continued at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon and the Manchester United midfielder couldn’t resist poking fun at his former team-mate after the match. The pair rose through the Red Devils’ academy ranks together before going their separate ways in 2012, with Pogba completing a move to Juventus and King departing for Blackburn after loan spells in Germany and

Redskins coach Ron Rivera says name change for 2020 season would be 'awesome'

Even before a recent push by sponsors and investors for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname, new coach Ron Rivera says he and team owner Daniel Snyder were already discussing renaming the team. In an interview with the Washington Post, Rivera said the change could happen within the next two months.  “If we get it done in time for the season, it would be awesome,” he said Saturday. FedEx, the title sponsor of

Mike Tyson hits out at Deontay Wilder for 'giving up' against Fury

‘Grow up, man’: Mike Tyson hits out at Deontay Wilder for ‘giving up’ after losing second Tyson Fury bout… and says he can win trilogy fight if he ‘dedicates his life’ to victory Mike Tyson believes Deontay Wilder still has a chance of beating Tyson Fury Wilder and Fury’s first fight ended in a draw before they fought again in February The British heavyweight came out victorious and they are now

Scholes slams Man United decision not to sign 'real deal' Haaland

‘Why did Manchester United not just pay whatever anybody wanted for him?’: Paul Scholes slams decision not to sign ‘real deal’ Erling Haaland in January… despite fine form of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood Paul Scholes believes Man United should have signed Erling Haaland this season The ex-United man says club should’ve paid ‘whatever anybody wanted for him’ The 19-year-old striker joined Borussia Dortmund instead for £18million Norwegian