Haaland, Man City give United brutal reality check in derby

11:10 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England — If Sunday brought a memorable rendition of the Manchester derby, then it was memorable not just for the goals, but how lopsided and non-competitive it was. Manchester City demolished Manchester United at Etihad Stadium, 6-3, for the highest-scoring Manchester derby ever. – Report: Man United-Arsenal | Premier […]

Vikings score first in London with 15-yard strike to Alexander Mattison

The Minnesota Vikings scored two consecutive touchdowns on their opening drive Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. The second one counted. After K.J. Osborn’s 5-yard touchdown reception was called back by an offensive pass interference penalty, running back Alexander Mattison scored on a 15-yard screen pass from quarterback Kirk Cousins. Mattison, who is playing […]

NFL Betting Cheat Sheet — Why three is still the magic number in Week 4

NFL competitiveness and betting drama have reached all-time highs. That’s not an opinion, it’s a fact. Eighteen games have been decided by three points or less, which is the most ever through three weeks. Opening weekend overwhelmed us with missed field goals and wild endings, and the chaos has only continued. So, what does this […]

Fantasy football Week 4 inactives

Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists, typically about 90 minutes before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come […]

Indonesian soccer match stampede leaves 174 dead

Security personnel are shown on the field at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java.┬áSTR/AFP via Getty Images The death toll from panic at an Indonesian soccer match climbed to 174, most of whom were trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel riots Saturday, making it one of the deadliest sports events in […]

The many options for AJ McKee and Patricio Pitbull after Bellator 286

What were the biggest moments of Bellator 286? Jeff Wagenheim and Marc Raimondi offer up their takeaways from an action-packed event in Long Beach. AJ McKee will be just fine at lightweight, has options Coming off the first loss of his career and moving up to debut in a new weight class, AJ McKee didn’t […]