BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona is suing Neymar for the $10 million bonus it paid the Brazil striker for signing a contract he later broke to join Paris Saint-Germain on a world-record transfer. Barcelona said on Tuesday that it wants Neymar to pay back the bonus for a contract in Oct. 2016 that tied him to the club through 2021. Neymar was able to leave Barcelona earlier this month after PSG paid 222 million euros ($262 million) to trigger a release clause included in his contract.
Reports in Germany claim Chelsea have met with Thomas Tuchel about replacing Antonio Conte as their manager. With relations said to be strained between Conte and Chelsea’s board following a summer of unrest regarding a lack of transfers, the Diego Costa situation and more for the reigning Premier League champions, losing to Arsenal in the Community Shield and then their Premier League opening to Burnley was far from an ideal start. Tuchel, 43, has been out of work since leaving Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season and Sport Bild is reporting that Chelsea’s director Marina Granovskaia has approached Tuchel about replacing Conte, while it is also stated that former Barca boss Luis Enrique is a contender.
Facebook (FB) is kicking off its college football coverage. Under a deal struck with digital sports network Stadium, the social networking company will live-stream 15 games this season starting next week. The agreement gives Facebook exclusive rights to show six Mountain West games and nine Conference USA games. The games will not be televised. The first game will match Marshall of C-USA against Miami of Ohio on Sept. 2. Later that day, San Diego State of the Mountain West will host UC Davis on Facebook's Stadium: Live College Football show page. Facebook recently reached a deal to stream Champions League soccer matches, and also shows games from Liga MX, Mexico's top soccer league. It has streamed