The Big 12 has been the center of attention since the end of last season as it saw its two marquee programs replace their head coaches. The league championship game has returned, adding more intrigue to the upcoming regular season. One might think that the new coach with the most at stake this season is Tom Herman at Texas, but it really has to be new Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley.
As the 2017 season got underway, one of the more questionable elements of the active roster was Albert Almora Jr.’s place on it. With the signing of Jon Jay, the likelihood that Ben Zobrist woul ... Read more
The physically imposing side might not be in United’s best traditions but they could bulldoze their way to glory and keep up the manager’s year-two record Star man: Young, handsome, athletic, zanily c ... Read more
Our new columnist says people can become obsessed with huge transfer fees and inflated wages but in his experience it is easier to play in the Premier League than in the Championship Do you think the ... Read more
Statistics show there are a number of cast-iron rules when it comes to staying up in the Premier League. Oh … and not signing Rudy Gestede helps, too Hull City last season became the 15th of 25 teams ... Read more
Barça’s Coutinho interest, a lack of signings and lingering flakiness add to the stress on Klopp despite being a play-off from the Champions League Star man: Philippe Coutinho has a box full of tricks ... Read more
The Arsenal manager signing a new contract put an end to speculation about his future, but for how long? A lot depends on Lacazette and Sánchez Related: Premier League 2017-18 preview No1: Arsenal | A ... Read more
The summer splurge on full-backs is a reflection both of ever-expanding wealth and of Antonio Conte’s tactical success with Chelsea last season. How rivals respond will be fascinating to watch This is ... Read more