Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Toronto Raptors Hire Assistant Nick Nurse To Replace Dwane Casey Toronto Raptors Hire Assistant Nick Nurse To Replace Dwane Casey

The Toronto Raptors are hiring assistant Nick Nurse to become the franchise's new head coach, league sources told ESPN. The Pistons lured Casey with a five-year deal that was announced Monday. Lewenberg noted that if the Raptors passed on Nurse a...

De Gea demands public apology from Spanish PM De Gea demands public apology from Spanish PM

Socialist leader Sanchez, who took over as prime minister earlier this month after conservative Mariano Rajoy lost a vote of confidence, criticised De Gea two years ago amid sexual assault claims against the Manchester United player. Spain head t...

Horn Heavy, Comes Back, Makes Weight for Fight Against Crawford Horn Heavy, Comes Back, Makes Weight for Fight Against Crawford

Against an Aussie known for only his strength, however, Crawford looked like the bigger fighter. Crawford dominated, dropped and stopped Horn in the ninth round of their title bout that headlined an ESPN+ card in Las Vegas. "But he's got to do it...

Johnson on top of the world after Memphis victory Johnson on top of the world after Memphis victory

Even when Johnson three-putt No. 5 to drop to 15 under, Putnam also bogeyed protecting Johnson's lead at three strokes. A victor here in 2012, Johnson is back here looking for 18th career title while tuning up for the U.S. "I've earned my way here"...

England’s Alli promises best behaviour at World Cup England’s Alli promises best behaviour at World Cup

The tournament arrives less than a year since the Tottenham midfielder was captured on camera making an offensive gesture during England's World Cup qualifying match against Slovakia - an incident that earned him a £3,800 fine and a one-match...

Klopp to reassess goalkeeper plans as Liverpool concede defeat over Alisson Klopp to reassess goalkeeper plans as Liverpool concede defeat over Alisson

And the Anfield faithful have insisted to the club on Twitter that if they were able to land the 26-year-old, who was reportedly on Tottenham Hotspur 's radar 12 months ago, then, and possibly only then, would they feel they had gained a player of s...

Robbie Williams to open World Cup despite Party Like A Russian track Robbie Williams to open World Cup despite Party Like A Russian track

Russian Federation built on its reputation for lavish spending on sporting events, investing billions of dollars into preparations for the 2018 World Cup , the worldwide soccer tournament that will feature 32 teams playing in 11 cities across the co...

Manchester United reportedly won't sell any centre-backs if they sign Alderweireld Manchester United reportedly won't sell any centre-backs if they sign Alderweireld

Elsewhere, Manchester United have also completed the signing of full-back Diogo Dalot from Porto on a five-year deal for a fee of around £19m. This past season saw United finish with a Premier League points tally that would have delighted support...

Thunder opens Summer League play on July 6

Oklahoma City will open play at the Thomas & Mack Center with a game against the Charlotte Hornets, the league announced on Tuesday. Each team will play a minimum of five games, beginning with three preliminary contests from July 6-10. The Spurs, G...

Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup

Mbappe eased fears of a serious injury, posting on social media: "I'm fine, it was just a knock, so not serious". "And leave my friend [Adil Rami] alone, it wasn't nasty". While France's first 2018 World Cup match against Australia is set to kick o...

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Makes Big Decision On Future Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Makes Big Decision On Future

Meanwhile, Griezmann's future at Atletico is uncertain, although the forward is set to announce whether he is staying at the La Liga club in the coming days , amid Barcelona's interest. Griezmann, a target for Manchester United past year, has be...

World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch

Robbie Williams has announced that he'll perform at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup . The event, kicking off June 14 , will take place in various cities across Russian Federation, from Moscow to St. Robbie Williams will perform at...

Neymar the star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training Neymar the star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training

That goal was Neymar's 55th for the Seleção , with only Pele and Ronaldo scoring more. "Dreaming is not forbidden". And the win over after their 3-0 victory over Austria on Sunday, Coutinho believes it has given him confidence going into Wo...

Egypt star Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay Egypt star Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

The Pharaohs had a tough run in the preparatory World Cup matches, tying with Kuwait and Colombia and losing to Greece, Belgium and Portugal. "FIFA should reverse their decision and move the training camp to another city". Drogba, who played for Chel...

Triple Crown victor Justify partially owned by company connected to George Soros Triple Crown victor Justify partially owned by company connected to George Soros

Justify accomplished a lot in a very short time. Why can't one of these thoroughbreds just win three athletic competitions in a row? "It was a steep learning curve for me personally when we started buying horse in the United States market because ...

Fernando Alonso retires from Canadian GP, his 300th F1 race

His double success against one of the best drivers of all time displayed what a promising career he would have in front of him. "Probably it will never change, really", he said. Maybe, but maybe not. F1 has been criticised a number of times over ...

Raptors assistant Nurse promoted to head coach

A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Nurse was 23 when he became head coach of Grand View College, making him the youngest college basketball coach in the U.S. Nurse joined the Raptors five years ago as an assistant and was tasked with over...

Auto racing: Clint Bowyer wins rain-shortened race at MI Auto racing: Clint Bowyer wins rain-shortened race at MI

The rain put a stop to the race. Toyota's Kyle Busch finished fourth while Chevrolet drivers Chase Elliott and Jamie McMurray took their Hendrick Motorsports and Ganassi Racing Chevrolets to ninth and 10th, respectively. "I am thankful that it impr...

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof: 'I'm learning from Jose Mourinho' Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof: 'I'm learning from Jose Mourinho'

Manchester United officially revealed their signings in quick succession with the former expected to be more a regular than the latter. Defender Victor Lindelof says that he is continuing to develop as a player, despite a mixed opening campaign ...

Kyrie Irving’s future with Boston Celtics up in the air Kyrie Irving’s future with Boston Celtics up in the air

But as they say, anything can happen in the National Basketball Association and Love knows this. "It's encouraging", said Irving of the Boston experience. The Celtics are a different story. "Just how much versatility we have", Irving said. "Our...

Gamecocks force Game 3 in super regional Gamecocks force Game 3 in super regional

It all comes down to one final game - with a win, SC baseball will advance to its 12th College World Series. "I thought that was a no-brainer", Kingston said. That tied the game for two more batters. The redshirt senior is hitting.467 (7-for-15) wi...

Losing owner calls for investigation into tactics used in Belmont Stakes Losing owner calls for investigation into tactics used in Belmont Stakes

The 3-year-old chestnut colt became the 13th horse ever to win the Triple Crown of the Kentucky Derby , the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes after a dominant victory at Belmont Park in NY on Saturday. It's an impressive feat for a horse that ...

Vettel claims pole with record lap at Canadian Prix Vettel claims pole with record lap at Canadian Prix

Ricciardo's running was disrupted by electrical issues that kept him sidelined for much of FP2, the Aussie believing these to be caused by the need to configure the new-spec engine that Renault introduced in Canada. "If we got in that mess around h...

Arsenal agree contract details with Serie A midfielder Arsenal agree contract details with Serie A midfielder

Strengthening central midfield is a priority for the Gunners and the 22-year-old is seen as an ideal fit technically and at a reported £26m, would fall within their budget. Arsenal's head of recruitment Sven Mislintat had always been scouting for pla...

Baez vs. Tseng in French Open boys' final Baez vs. Tseng in French Open boys' final

Although he lost the first point of the fourth game, a flawless drop shot got Schwartzman to 15-all, and a backhand victor from followed by a drop shot gave Nadal a second break an 4-1 lead. "I made three surgeries in my left wrist and I was close ...

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