Catching up with Asia's top leagues
With international play capturing most of the recent headlines, John Duerden takes a look at the latest happenings around Asia's top club leagues.
How will Chelsea replace Petr Cech?
Seeing Petr Cech bolt from Chelsea to crosstown rival Arsenal must sting for Jose Mourinho -- and now he's at an impasse on how to replace him.
Lazar Markovic may be headed to Benfica
After a disappointing season in English football, Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic may be headed back to his former club Benfica in Portugal.
NASL Notebook: Cosmos vs. Red Bulls
Before the NASL's fall session begins, the New York Cosmos will once again face off with the Red Bulls in the fifth round of the U.S. Open Cup.
Yoel Romero beats Lyoto Machida
Yoel Romero may be 38 years old, but he didn't look his age after easily beating former UFC champion Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night.
Brandon Laird struggling in Japan
Former major leaguer Brandon Laird is having a rough first season playing in Japan, batting under .200, but his coaches still have confidence in him.
Japan beat Australia late, England next
Japan looked like the better team for most of the contest against Australia, but it wasn't until late in the QF matchup that the first goal was scored.
Bellator MMA Signs Josh Koscheck
Since UFC decided not to renew Josh Koscheck's contract after five straight losses, Bellator signed the 37-year-old welterweight as was expected.