Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Platini detained as part of 2022 World Cup probe Platini detained as part of 2022 World Cup probe

The decision in December 2010 to award the World Cup to Qatar surprised many. Platini is now seeing out the last few months of an unrelated four-year suspension from the sport over a $2 million "disloyal payment" he received from Sepp Blatter w...

Bucks trading Snell to Pistons for Leuer Bucks trading Snell to Pistons for Leuer

This is a very interesting deal for both parties. The Bucks appear to have gone into this trade looking to clear salary. Snell has spent the past three seasons with Milwaukee, playing in 74 games (12 starts) previous year. Leuer, who was drafted ...

Major League Baseball calls out Umpires' Association over Manny Machado suspension statement Major League Baseball calls out Umpires' Association over Manny Machado suspension statement

The third baseman had two hits and scored twice before being ejected by plate umpire Bill Welke in the fifth inning Saturday night in Denver after a called third strike. "I've just never seen anyone get suspended for arguing balls and strikes, so we'...

Khris Middleton opting out, setting up big offseason of decisions for Bucks

Although Middleton will now be free to talk to other teams around the National Basketball Association when free agency opens on June 30, his decision to opt out doesn't offer any indication that he will be playing elsewhere next season. Unfortunately...

'Space Jam 2' to feature AD, Klay, Taurasi

Production begins this summer on " Space Jam 2 ", which stars LeBron and is set for a July 2021 release. National Basketball Association insider Shams Charania first reported the news. Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi and Los Angeles Sparks ...

Thornton says he'll return for 2019-20 season Thornton says he'll return for 2019-20 season

He told NHL.com's Dan Rosen in a story this week that his nomination was "humbling and I appreciate it, but it's something that feels weird to me because I get to play a game for a living, and I've got a pretty good life considering all this stuff"...

Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson to star in ‘Space Jam 2’

This is a very steep price, but the duo of LeBron James and Davis has the potential to be special. And. now comes the tricky part. And my understanding is that it was not, that it went all the way down the road and it was more, it has been descri...

National Basketball Association free agency rumor: 3 teams interested in Al Horford National Basketball Association free agency rumor: 3 teams interested in Al Horford

According to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor , the Clippers are interested in adding Horford to their team, as well as the Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers could turn to Horford if they are unable to finagle an Anthony Davis trade adjus...

Tyson Fury Defeats Tom Schwarz by TKO in 2nd Round Tyson Fury Defeats Tom Schwarz by TKO in 2nd Round

The Brit was pacing up and down and bouncing on the spot, eagerly, while his opponent looked as cool as a cucumber and even let our a yawn. Speaking on 5 Live's boxing podcast, Bunce said: "I think this is what, going forward, we're going to see"...

VAR drama sinks Scotland, England top group VAR drama sinks Scotland, England top group

Just when progress in France was certain, Argentina pulled a goal back. She added: "We're ready for the game". Scotland built a 3-0 lead on goals by Kim Little in the 19th minute, Jenny Beattie in the 49th and Erin Cuthbert in the 69th, but Arg...

Celtic agree a deal to sign Motherwell midfielder Turnbull Celtic agree a deal to sign Motherwell midfielder Turnbull

Negotiations with the players agent have reached an impasse and Celtic have now threatened to move on. And the Northern Irishman's interest has overcome his disappointment about the public nature of their approach, with Celtic launching a bid anywa...

Coutinho to reject Man United advances due to 'respect' for Liverpool Coutinho to reject Man United advances due to 'respect' for Liverpool

But according to transfer expert Duncan Castles, Coutinho favors a move to Chelsea over Paris or Old Trafford. Premier League side Chelsea had also been linked with Coutinho , but now find themselves embroiled in a transfer ban saga with Feder...

National Basketball Association mock draft 1-15: Who will Pistons select? National Basketball Association mock draft 1-15: Who will Pistons select?

There has been much speculation that the Pelicans, who have the draft's first pick, will choose Williamson during the Thursday event at the New York's Barclays Center. The late interest in Garland as a potential top-three pick is new but he's always...

Brawl takes over field at youth baseball game Brawl takes over field at youth baseball game

The footage, released by Lakewood Police in Colorado , shows a man in a white T-shirt punching another man until he falls to the ground. Police are still working to ID the man in a white shirt and teal shorts. there's no excuse for any of the terr...

Lions QB Stafford played 2018 with a broken back Lions QB Stafford played 2018 with a broken back

With 128 consecutive starts, Stafford has been known to play through injuries that would surely sideline most quarterbacks. "As it turns out, he had broken bones in his back", O'Hara said. General manager Bob Quinn said in January that team doctors b...

Kyrie Irving to join Lakers after Anthony Davis Kyrie Irving to join Lakers after Anthony Davis

To look ahead at all the craziness that could be coming our way in the next few weeks and to get an executive's perspective on this time of year, we chatted with Wes Wilcox, former GM of the Atlanta Hawks who will do TV work with NBATV during the dra...

Luis Enrique: Ramos offers support to departing Spain coach Luis Enrique: Ramos offers support to departing Spain coach

We've learned a lot from him. Spain sacked Julen Lopetegui on the eve of last year's World Cup after he agreed a deal with Real Madrid , before Luis Enrique came in for Fernando Hierro following an underwhelming tournament in Russian F...

Will tell all after World Cup, tweets Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons Will tell all after World Cup, tweets Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons

All is not well in Afghanistan team camp that seems to be in disarray on and off the field at the World Cup . Coach Phil Simmons in an outburst on Twitter on Wednesday seems to have highlighted the troubles within the team. "I didn't know anything...

Paul Scholes fined for breaching FA betting rules Paul Scholes fined for breaching FA betting rules

The former Manchester United midfielder placed the bets between the period of August 17th 2015 and January 12th 2019, with the amount wagered standing at £26,159. Scholes spent 31 days as manager of the League One side from February 11 to March 14....

Wizards Plan On Offering Bradley Beal Three-Year, $111M Extension Wizards Plan On Offering Bradley Beal Three-Year, $111M Extension

The New Orleans Pelicans might not be done making moves ahead of Thursday's NBA Draft. Wizards All-Star guard Bradley Beal is the target of the new regime in New Orleans, should Washington decide to shift toward rebuilding. "The basis for trading...

Max Scherzer Broke Nose While Bunting During Batting Practice Max Scherzer Broke Nose While Bunting During Batting Practice

A ball deflected off Scherzer's bat and into his face during pitchers' batting practice, sending him to the dugout to be checked by the training staff. This has to be up there on the list of most unfortunate injuries. MASN shared video of the inciden...

Phil Neville delighted for England's 'massive player' Jodie Taylor Phil Neville delighted for England's 'massive player' Jodie Taylor

Mead delivered a low cross from the left flank and Taylor sneaked into a central location, nudging the ball into the net to earn a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Friday and secure England's place in the second round with a game to spare in Group D.

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup, Rishabh Pant confirmed as replacement Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup, Rishabh Pant confirmed as replacement

The southpaw added that he was desperate to represent India in World Cup but the injury means that he must go back and recover well so that he can play for the country in future. Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant , who was flown in as a cover and ...

Man United set to offer Paul Pogba £500,000-a-week contract Man United set to offer Paul Pogba £500,000-a-week contract

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala has been linked with Old Trafford but it is unclear at this stage if there are players Juventus could offer to sweeten the deal that United would take. Real Madrid and Juventus have an interest in him, but United ar...

Michigan QB Brandon Peters Announces Transfer Destination Michigan QB Brandon Peters Announces Transfer Destination

I am excited to announce that I will be going to grad school and playing my last two years at the University of IL". Imatorbhebhe, a 6-foot-2-inch, 215-pound receiver, committed on Monday allowing the Illini to let out a sigh of relief after three ...

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