Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrettini give Team Europe early lead in Laver Cup

Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrettini gave Team Europe a 2-0 lead as the Laver Cup got under way in Boston. The Ryder Cup-style event is being played on the same weekend as... Read more »

Ryder Cup begins and Warwickshire clinch title – Friday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media. Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from September... Read more »

Title hopefuls meet, derbies and referee history – Premier League talking points

After a midweek sojourn into Carabao Cup third-round action, the Premier League returns with some huge fixtures. Title contenders clash, derby days loom and a league-first will occur over the course of... Read more »

Sam Darnold has two touchdowns as Carolina Panthers beat Houston Texans

Quarterback Sam Darnold posted two rushing touchdowns as the Carolina Panthers swept past the Houston Texans 24-9. Darnold, in his first season with the Panthers after moving from the New York Jets... Read more »

Leeds keep Grand Final dream alive as defeat ends Adrian Lam’s Wigan reign

Winger Ash Handley scored the only try of the game as Leeds secured a semi-final berth with an attritional 8-0 win over Wigan in the opening Super League play-off tie at the... Read more »

Graham Potter keen not to rush Tariq Lamptey after injury nightmare

Graham Potter says Brighton must be cautious with Tariq Lamptey following the full-back’s long-awaited return from a nine-month injury nightmare. Lamptey played the opening half of Wednesday evening’s 2-0 Carabao Cup win... Read more »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Arsenal make Martin Odegaard progress, Tottenham target Cagliari’s Nahitan Nandez, Harry Kane latest

Martin Odegaard is a target for Arsenal (AFP) The first weekend of the Premier League is in the books and the champions Man City slipped up to lose to Tottenham, while Manchester... Read more »

Barcelona gets winning start; Sevilla’s Lamela nets 2 (video)

La Liga’s big winners on opening weekend were, well, the big winners from most La Liga weekends. But Barcelona will be smiling after winning its first match following the exit of Lionel... Read more »

Romelu Lukaku feels ‘more complete’ but still finds room for improvement

Romelu Lukaku hopes to finish his evolution into the “complete” striker on his big-money return to Chelsea. The 28-year-old is settling back into Stamford Bridge life after completing his £98million switch from... Read more »

Former Man Utd director Maurice Watkins dies aged 79

Former Manchester United director Maurice Watkins has died at the age of 79. Solicitor Watkins, who had been battling prostate cancer, spent 28 years as a director at United from 1984. That... Read more »