Manchester United confirm sale of Angel Di Maria to PSG


Angel Di Maria has completed his move from Manchester United to Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year contract. The clubs agreed a £44.3m fee for the transfer of the Argentine last weekend and United confirmed the deal had been done on their Twitterfeed. United tweeted: "#mufc can confirm the sale of Angel Di Maria to Paris Saint-Germain is complete. We wish him well for the … [Read more...]

Baseball roundup: Blue Jays remain hot, beat Twins

Troy Tulowitzki circles the bases after hitting his second home run since being acquired by the Blue Jays at the trading deadline.

Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6⅔ innings to win consecutive starts, and the Blue Jays defeated the Minnesota Twins, 3-1, on Tuesday night in Toronto. The Jays’ sixth win in seven games moved them ahead of the Twins and into the second AL wild-card spot. Donaldson and Tulowitzki both drilled second-deck homers off Twins … [Read more...]

Japan Expresses ‘Serious Concern’ Over US Spying Reports


Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his "serious concern" over allegations the United States spied on senior Japanese government and business officials. Prime Minister Abe also called for an investigation into the matter during a phone call with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, according to Japan's top government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga. "If it is true these … [Read more...]

California fires: Evacuation orders given to 13,000


Evacuation orders have been given to 13,000 people in California as firefighters struggle to contain some 20 wildfires. Some 9,000 firefighters worked throughout Monday in steep terrain and rugged conditions, officials said. The biggest blaze - the so-called Rocky fire north of San Francisco - has already consumed more than 90 square miles (233 sq km) of land. On Monday … [Read more...]

Giants optimistic despite Jason Pierre-Paul’s absence, emphasizing offense for 2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A variety of issues awaited the New York Giants when they reported to training camp. There was the absence of Jason Pierre-Paul after his fireworks injury and the potentially worrisome state of the team’s defense without him. There was Eli Manning’s contract situation. There were the outsized expectations for pass-catching phenomenon Odell Beckham as he … [Read more...]