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31 min ago | The Northern Echo

This could be Jenson Button's final season in F1

Jenson Button has revealed for the first time he could be forced to retire from Formula One at the end of the season.


Related Topix: Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Jenson Button, McLaren, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

1 hr ago |

Bayern Munich have made a move for Xabi Alonso

Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, according to the Bundesliga club's financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Xabi Alonso, Pepe

2 hrs ago | York Press

Wayne Rooney is expected to be announced as England captain

England's post-World Cup era is set to begin with Wayne Rooney as captain and three uncapped players in a new-look squad.


Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard, Chris Smalling

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Paul Lambert, left, saw his side humbled by lower-league opponents again

Paul Lambert admitted his Aston Villa side were made to pay for not taking their chances after they were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Leyton Orient.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Shay Given, Darren Bent, More Sports, Aston Villa

Yeovil Express

Lleyton Hewitt fell at the first hurdle at Flushing Meadows

Lleyton Hewitt was unable to cause another upset at the US Open as he went down in straight sets to sixth seed Tomas Berdych in the first round.


Related Topix: Lleyton Hewitt, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Tennis Players, Tomas Berdych, Juan Martin del Potro, Grigor Dimitrov, Ryan Harrison

The Honolulu Advertiser

Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at U.S. Open

NEW YORK>> A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Alexandra Dulgheru, French Open, Wimbledon, Sabine Lisicki

Andover Advertiser

Dons rewarded with Bradford clash

Manchester United's conquerors the MK Dons were handed a favourable draw in the third round of the Capital One Cup with a home tie against fellow League One side Bradford.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Adam Johnson, Billy Knott, Connor Wickham, Peter Crouch

Congleton Guardian

Black Cats finish strongly

Birmingham City's Clayton Donaldson and Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson battle for the ball during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at St Andrews, Birmingham.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Sebastian Larsson, Connor Wickham, Colin Doyle, World Soccer, More Sports, Sunderland, Birmingham

Jonathan Walters, centre, bagged a brace for Stoke

Forward Jonathan Walters scored twice and made a late third for Peter Crouch to ease Stoke into the third round of the Capital One Cup as on-loan Chelsea winger Victor Moses enjoyed a promising debut against Portsmouth at the Britannia Stadium.


Related Topix: World Soccer, More Sports, Stoke City, Soccer Players, Victor Moses, Chelsea, Charlie Adam, Liverpool, Marc Muniesa

Hereford Times

Andy Murray sees the rest of his US Open campaign as a second chance

Andy Murray will hope he can at last trust his body when he plays his second-round match against Matthias Bachinger at the US Open on Thursday.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Matthias Bachinger, Wimbledon, Robin Haase, Roger Federer

The Washington Post

Brownsa future muddled after Gordona s suspension upheld

Wednesday's announcement that wide receiver Josh Gordon's appeal of his season-long suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy had been rejected is a serious, perhaps fatal blow to any aspirations that the Browns had for creeping closer to respectability this season.


Related Topix: Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Josh Gordon, NFL Players, Nate Burleson, Brian Hoyer, Miles Austin, Andrew Hawkins

Ludlow Advertiser

South Africa's Faf Du Plessis, pictured, hit out against Australia

South Africa brilliantly chased down a 328 victory target to jolt Australia and get their campaign under way in the Zimbabwe Triangular Series with a seven-wicket win.


Related Topix: Cricket, South Africa, Australia

The Independent

Champions League draw: Manchester City keen to avoid another 'group of death'

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Pablo Zabaleta

James Buckley applied for the Crystal Palace job as his character Jay Cartwright

James Buckley has applied for the position of Crystal Palace manager - on behalf of his Inbetweeners alter-ego Jay Cartwright.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand

AC Milan are hopeful of signing Chelsea forward Fernando Torres

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.


Related Topix: Fernando Torres, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson.


Related Topix: Swimming

Brandon Sun

Video games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man."


Related Topix: Sports Etc.

Harrow Times

Roger Federer continued his good form under the lights at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, US Open

Somerset County Gazette

Louis van Gaal watches on as his side are thumped by MK Dons

Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat to MK Dons came as no surprise to Louis van Gaal, who insisted he needs time to turn things around at Old Trafford.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Jonny Evans

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Porcello, Tigers halt Yankees' run with win

Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2.


Related Topix: Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer