Notable People who died in 2024

Beloved former Cub joining broadcast for next homestand

From 2015-20, Jon Lester made an indelible mark on Chicago Cubs fans. In his six years with the team, the lefthander went 77-44 with a 3.64 ERA and 940 strikeouts during the best run the franchise has had in a century. Lester’s playoff performances also stand out, as he allowed 20 runs in 70 total Read more... The post Jon Lester joining Marquee Network for next Cubs homestand appeared first on Awful Announcing.

Sven-Goran Eriksson reveals he is 'glad Gareth Southgate left on his own terms'

The former Three Lions coach praised Southgate for 'setting the bar very high' and said the FA have a 'huge job on their hands to replace him'.

Cole Palmer 'didn't pass' to one particular team-mate in Man City training and it caused Pep Guardiola to have a revelation, Joleon Lescott claims

The England star left Man City last summer to join Chelsea for £42.5million after 13 years with the club, having joined them at the age of eight.

Jurgen Klopp 'will NOT become the next England manager' as reason why ex-Liverpool boss 'has decided not to replace Gareth Southgate is revealed'

The German has been living it up in a purpose-built villa in Mallorca with his wife Ulla after leaving Liverpool following almost nine years in charge.

Lando Norris issues response to Zak Brown’s repeated attacks on Red Bull

"When other teams give it to you, you've got to give it back sometimes..."

Manchester City complete £21m Savinho transfer as their first summer arrival with the 20-year-old Brazilian signing a five-year contract at reigning Premier League champions

Man City have announced their first signing of the summer after completing a deal for Brazilian star Savinho who has joined the reigning Premier League champions on a five-year deal.

'I'm giving them up, lads': Man United legend Roy Keane says he quit smoking aged 11 after being inspired by the 1982 World Cup

Former Man United and Ireland captain Keane has claimed that he quit smoking at the age of 11. Keane grew up in Cork before moving to England in his late teens to join Nottingham Forest.

Lamine Yamal's 'super agent' Jorge Mendes 'demands an IMMEDIATE pay increase' from Barcelona after the teenager's stunning performances at Euro 2024

The 17-year-old become one of Europe's most famous teenagers with his astonishing performances as Spain won Euro 2024.

Humiliating moment Rory McIlroy's ball rolls back to his feet after terrible shot during first round at The Open

The infamous Postage Stamp hole at Royal Troon claimed its first victims of the 152nd Open Championship Thursday and among them was none other than Rory McIlroy.

Erik ten Hag reveals why he overhauled Man United's coaching staff this summer... and why 'loyalty' played a big role in all-Dutch appointments

Former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has come in, while former Go Ahead Eagles boss Rene Hake also joins as an assistant, with Mitchell van der Gaag and Benni McCarthy leaving.

Scott Harris has already let Tigers fans down if he considered trading Tarik Skubal

Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris has a monumental decision to make regarding All-Star ace Tarik Skubal ahead of the 2024 trade deadline.

Gary Neville names the best striker he ever played with at Old Trafford who had 'everything', but admits 'a lot of Man United fans will disagree' with his pick

Gary Neville named the best striker he ever played with at Manchester United but admitted some fans may 'disagree' with his decision.

MLB HR Derby champ explains why he didn't sign with the Red Sox, takes shot at ownership

Boston could've had him in 2024.

Jimmy Anderson begins his first Test match day as a former England cricketer with a 7am game of padel before mentoring bowlers

Jimmy Anderson began his first Test match day as a former England cricketer with a 7am game of padel. Anderson has taken on a mentoring role with the bowlers.

Erik ten Hag opens up on stand off with Ineos during summer turmoil as he admits communication STOPPED with Man United bosses before 'confrontational' Ibiza showdown

Erik ten Hag has opened up on the secret Ibiza talks which saved his Man United job - and explains why he didn't panic when communication with Ineos dried up after the FA Cup final.

John Daly withdraws from The Open, cites injury at Royal Troon

John Daly, the 1995 Champion Golfer of the Year, has withdrawn from The Open Championship at Royal Troon.

Grammy-nominated country singer Ingrid Andress delivers 'the worst national anthem EVER' before MLB's Home Run Derby in Texas as players struggle to contain their laughter

It's hard to turn Texans off to The Star-Spangled Banner, but four-time Grammy nominee Ingrid Andress nearly did exactly that before Monday's Home Run Derby.

England job contender Graham Potter responds to being on the shortlist to replace Gareth Southgate... while still in his graduation gown and hat after being handed an honorary degree!

The Three Lions are on the hunt for their first men's manager in eight years after the resignation of Southgate this week on the back of his side's Euro 2024 final defeat by Spain in Germany.

New York Giants could have potential sleeper in rookie running back

New York Giants rookie RB Tyrone Tracy Jr. was named a potential sleeper entering training camp.

Michael Owen fears Chelsea 'might be back to square one' under new boss Enzo Maresca as he makes his Premier League top-four prediction ahead of season

The new top-flight campaign gets underway in less than a month with Manchester United welcoming Fulham to Old Trafford.

UFC star Jon Jones CHARGED after 'threatening to KILL drug tester'... with heavyweight champion 'facing jail time'

According to reports, Jones has been charged with assault and interference with communications. He could be sent to a prison - for a less than a year - and fined up to $1,500.

Reds sign No. 2 overall pick in record-setting deal

While he was widely expected to be the top pitcher selected, he was a slightly surprising pick at No. 2.

Tiger Woods is on the brink after rollercoaster round at The Open, but his aura shows no sign of fading as fans clamour to get a touch of greatness

DOMINIC KING AT ROYAL TROON: It was 2.26pm when Tiger Woods strode onto the practice putting green and, immediately, a theme of Open week was back in your mind as fans clamoured to watch.

Golf fans SLAM Open Championship announcer for 'crazy' Tiger Woods comment during first round coverage

A comment about injury-plagued Tiger Woods by USA Network's Mark Roe has raised eyebrows during the first round of the Open Championship in Scotland.

Patrick Vieira leaves Chelsea's sister club Strasbourg in shock exit after just a year in charge - weeks after Mauricio Pochettino's Blues departure

Vieira (left) had signed a three-year contract when appointed in 2023, his one campaign in charge seeing his young side finish 13th out of 18 teams in Ligue 1. His departure mirrors that of Pochettino.

Amanda Staveley 'in talks to buy stake in Newcastle's Premier League rivals valued at £2.2BILLION' after she and her husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi sold their six per cent stake in the Magpies

Former Newcastle chief Amanda Staveley is said to be interested in investing in one the Magpies' biggest rivals, according to reports.

Ranking the top-5 MLB trade deadline candidates and their potential suitors

Clubs will be getting many calls on these five big name trade candidates

Where does Southgate rank among the all-time England greatest managers?

Max Verstappen delivers open and honest verdict on Sergio Perez’s form

Max Verstappen has stated that Sergio Perez has simply been "unlucky" with some of his poor performances in the F1 2024 season.

Euro 2024 and the two goals that shook Spain to its core – literally

Tiger Woods live score: Updated British Open leaderboard, results, highlights from Friday's Round 2 at Royal Troon

The Sporting News is tracking live scores from Tiger Woods' second round at the Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland.

England learn new FIFA ranking after Euro 2024 final defeat... with winners Spain enjoying big jump and Copa America champions Argentina still topping the list

The Three Lions were looking to win their first major trophy since 1966 in Berlin, but lost 2-1 against Spain as they came up short in the final of the competition for the second edition in a row.

Brentford 'prepared to cut Ivan Toney's asking price by more than £30m' as 'only two clubs are interested in signing' England forward after Euro 2024

Toney stated his desire to join a 'top club that wins trophies' but his options are thinning. Brentford were holding out for £80m in January - with some reports putting that asking price as high as £100m.

Enzo Fernandez's Argentina team-mate Rodrigo de Paul leaps to defence of the Chelsea star after 'racist' chant - as he urges people 'not to add fuel to the fire' or 'make situation into a show'

Fernandez released a statement on social media stating he 'stands against discrimination in all forms' and that he apologises for 'getting caught up in the euphoria of our Copa America celebrations'.

Legendary Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Has Died

Former Pro Bowl running back Abner Haynes died at age 86. His former college, North Texas, confirmed the news on Thursday. Haynes passed away in Dallas. Along with Leon King, Haynes became the first Black player to play integrated college football at a major Texas program, Haynes ran for 2,443 ...

Olympic gymnastics team captain sent home after being caught drinking and smoking

Shoko Miyata, the 19-year-old captain of the Japan women's artistic gymnastics team, has withdrawn from the squad for the Paris Games after violating the team's code of conduct by drinking and smoking, the Japanese Gymnastics Association said on Friday. Coach Harada said that while Miyata's conduct had been reckless, she had been under extreme pressure to perform at the highest level.

Man United fans stunned as Joshua Zirkzee reveals he went to school with another Red Devils star after signing for £36.5m from Bologna

Zirkzee, 23, has signed from Bologna for £36.5million after United paid above his release clause to land him. The Dutch international, who played twice at Euro 2024, signed a five-year deal.

Fans left baffled as Aaron Ramsdale appears in commentary box at England's Test cricket match against West Indies - as Three Lions star opens up on Euro 2024 and names one key strength under Gareth Southgate

The England and Arsenal goalkeeper is a cricket fan but it was still a shock to see him briefly on co-commentary duties just four days after the Euro 2024 final.

Tigers Tarik Skubal trade could also finally end Javy Baez nightmare

The Detroit Tigers have all the leverage in any potential Tarik Skubal trade talks.

An incredibly early World Cup 2026 preview

Golf pro at Donald Trump's Florida club reveals how good he REALLY is on the course after bizarre Joe Biden row

A golf pro at Donald Trump's Florida club has revealed how good the former president really is on the course - after he bickered with President Joe Biden about their handicaps.

Paddy Lowe: I worked with Mansell, Hill and Hamilton, but another driver stood out the most

Draw up a list of the most innovative Formula One cars of the last 35 years and Paddy Lowe would likely have been involved in many of them. He made his name as the man behind the active suspension on Nigel Mansell’s dominant, title-winning Williams FW14B in 1992. Lowe then went on to enjoy success in two decades at McLaren before moving to a Merced...

Kylian Mbappe leaves fans stunned as he nails Real Madrid unveiling speech in 'perfect' Spanish - as the forward reveals why he began learning the language

Mbappe joined the Spanish giants earlier this summer, and underwent his medical on Tuesday following the conclusion of Euro 2024, in which he helped France to the semi-finals.

Bears 'reject Caleb Williams' unusual contract demand' in quarterback's $39million rookie deal

Caleb Williams may have gotten $39 million guaranteed with his four-year rookie deal with the Chicago Bears , but the No. 1 NFL Draft pick did not get everything he wanted.

Outsider Daniel Brown grabs shock first-round lead at the Open

Dan Brown has his brother on his bag and is in the mother of all positions. Of all the players who have led the first round of the Open Championship in its 162-year history, very few will rival the 29-year-old for his unlikeliness and the sheer romance of his family tale. The Browns are in dreamland. Both Dan and Ben entered final qualifying for Ro...

Lamine Yamal, Ronaldinho and Andreas Iniesta among those to star in Barcelona's launch video for their new kit - as the LaLiga side adopt classic look in homage to their first-ever strip

The new campaign will mark 125 years of the football club, with the colours on the strip a 50-50 divide on the shirt rather than in stripes as they have been for the last number of years.

Lane Kiffin thanks Paul Finebaum for getting him fired

An awkward exchange between the two SEC personalities.

Sky Sports News crashes after global Microsoft tech outage

The outage has sparked chaos around the world, grounding flights and knocking hospitals, train services, banks, stock exchanges and TV channels offline.

Maurice Greene: The 100m gold medallist plagued with injuries and drug scandals