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Washington Football Team cuts Derrius Guice after RB's arrest on domestic violence charges

The Washington Football Team announced Friday that it has released running back Derrius Guice amid allegations of domestic violence. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kraig Troxell confirmed to USA TODAY Sports that Guice surrendered himself to authorities Friday evening. The running back faces three counts of assault and battery, one count of destruction of property and one count of strangulation, which is a felony. The charges stem from three separate assaults

Robin van Persie: Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker returns to Feyenoord as coach

Robin van Persie has agreed to re-join his former club Feyenoord in a coaching role within head coach Dick Advocaat’s backroom team. In his new position, the 37-year-old will be working closely with Feyenoord’s strikers and will take part in his first session with the squad on Friday afternoon. Born in Rotterdam, Van Persie joined Feyenoord aged 16 and scored 35 goals in 98 Eredivisie appearances during his two spells

Eric Garcia wants to leave Manchester City after turning down new deal, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has revealed that Eric Garcia has told Manchester City he does not want to sign a new contract and believes the young defender wants to leave the club. Spain Under-21 international centre-back Garcia – who is now in the final 12 months of his City deal – has played in eight of the club’s 12 games since the restart and was offered an extension. But ahead of City’s

Premier League meeting: Five subs, VAR & crowds all on the agenda

Premier League shareholders are set to vote on a number of issues on Thursday as the 20 clubs, including newly promoted Leeds, West Brom and Fulham, are formally invited to take part in the 2020/2021 season. Last season, as the clubs prepared for Project Restart amid lockdown restrictions, they voted to allow five substitutions and increase the matchday squad from 18 to 20. There will be a vote on whether

Michail Antonio: West Ham forward named Premier League Player of the Month

West Ham forward Michail Antonio has been named the Premier League Player of the Month for July. Antonio scored eight goals and contributed an assist as West Ham went unbeaten in their final four games of the season to move clear of the relegation zone. Transfer Centre LIVE! Get all eight Sky Sports channels for £23 a month Football calendar – all the new dates That run included a 4-0

Andy Walker: Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard can star for a club as big as Manchester United

Odsonne Edouard could be a “huge success” at any club at the top of the Premier League, says Sky Sports pundit Andy Walker. Anyone who watched Celtic open their chase for a 10th successive Scottish Premiership title with a comfortable 5-1 win over Hamilton last weekend would have been drawn to the level of performance of star striker Odsonne Edouard. Latest Sky Sports channel offer Scottish Premiership – latest news

Matthew Stafford: Detroit Lions QB back after false positive coronavirus test

Matthew Stafford was removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday after the Detroit Lions confirmed the quarterback had returned a false positive test. The 32-year-old was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday, a designation that means a player has either tested positive or been in close contact with someone who has. NFL players given opt-out deadline Players who have opted out of 2020 season The Detroit Lions, in a

Rashod Bateman: Minnesota 2021 NFL Draft prospect opts out of college season

Rashod Bateman has revealed he is opting out of the 2020 college season amid concerns of the coronavirus pandemic.  The Minnesota wide receiver and Gophers star took to social media to clarify his decision to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility in order to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft. Full list of players to opt out of 2020 NFL season Raiders to play without fans in new Las

How college football conferences are handling their schedules amid coronavirus pandemic

Each of the Power Five conferences have announced amended schedules for the 2020 season that either remove non-conference games entirely or, in the cases of the ACC and Big 12, allow for one non-league game. The conferences that have moved forward in the face of the coronavirus pandemic have offered variations on a similar theme: fewer games, all within a familiar footprint, played over enough time to allow for scheduling