Juan Mata interview: Manchester United midfielder shining under Louis van Gaal, but says Dutchman is 'different' to any other manager
All footballers are vulnerable when a new manager arrives but Juan Mata would have felt a little more vulnerable than most....
Rugby World Cup 2015 England vs Wales: Comeback man George North is ready to make a pain of himself
At the last World Cup, George North was a wide-eyed teenager in the infancy of his career. His forfeit for being the youngest member of the...
Brendan Rodgers, Dick Advocaat and Steve McClaren are all suffering under clubs' recruitment policies
It is repugnant to bet on people losing their jobs, but that does not stop the bookmakers setting odds on which Premier League manager will be...
Sepp Blatter: Six things you need to know about the Swiss criminal proceedings against the Fifa president
What is Blatter accused of doing?
Sepp Blatter Q+A: What is the Fifa president accused of, could he got to prison, is Michel Platini implicated in criminality too?
What is Sepp Blatter accused of doing? Two things. One involves "criminal mismanagement" of Fifa's funds, and relates to a contract for TV...
Hamels good addition for Rangers future - and this year too
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Cole Hamels was certainly a good addition for the future of the Texas Rangers.
Rays ready to keep building after another sub-.500 finish
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The resourceful Tampa Bay Rays have always used a different measuring stick to gauge their progress.
A capsule look at the Cubs-Pirates playoff game
A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates:
Giants miss playoffs again after latest championship run
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The defending champion Giants missed the playoffs in yet another odd-year disappointment, as has become the recent pattern...
Red Sox more optimistic despite another last-place finish
BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox tried to buy their way out of the AL East cellar last offseason with splashy free agents, guaranteeing Hanley...
Last-place Detroit Tigers face uncertain future
DETROIT (AP) The run atop the AL Central was going to end at some point for the Detroit Tigers. This was an ugly way for it to happen.
Beer banner draws attention as Yanks discuss Sabathia rehab
NEW YORK (AP) CC Sabathia's alcohol problem drew attention at Yankee Stadium. So did the backdrop at Monday's news conference - a banner with...