Friday August 17-th, 2018

Kyrie Irving says Cavaliers didn't want him Kyrie Irving says Cavaliers didn't want him

The Celtics initially had planned to show Thomas' commemorative segment when the Cavaliers came to the TD Garden on January 3, but opted to hold off at Thomas' request . I love Brad Stevens. Cleveland's Isaiah Thomas sat out a night after making h...

Dimitrov survives Millman scare in Brisbane Dimitrov survives Millman scare in Brisbane

Following a medical time-out, Edmund was able to play on but it was not long before Dimitrov broke the Brit's serve to win the third set 6-4. Karolina Pliskova kept her title defense on track with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 win over 2012 victor Kaia Kanepi,...

Jose Mourinho dismisses talk of leaving Manchester United Jose Mourinho dismisses talk of leaving Manchester United

And I want to stay. "If you want to ask me directly if I see myself next season in Manchester United , I say I see myself [here] and, as I told you when I arrived, I am going to leave when the club wants me to leave because I have no intention to ...

Warriors' Omri Casspi ruled out of Houston game Warriors' Omri Casspi ruled out of Houston game

This new Rockets team wasn't a gimmick. "Green kept them in the game nearly single-handedly", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of the Houston native, who scored 29 points, including eight 3-pointers. "I'm afraid to talk to him because I'll mess it up...

President Donald Trump to attend Alabama-Georgia game Monday President Donald Trump to attend Alabama-Georgia game Monday

This news isn't shocking at all given the White House acknowledged " Trump Country " schools Georgia and Alabama for their accomplishments. "The president would like to start by congratulating two great teams from two great states both in the heart...

Liverpool vs Everton: Charlie Nicholas delivers prediction for FA Cup clash Liverpool vs Everton: Charlie Nicholas delivers prediction for FA Cup clash

I imagine everyone is desperate to see him on the pitch but there is no rush. When I was a player at Manchester City, we always used to target Rio Ferdinand because was a ball-playing defender who would always try and find a pass. There are certain...

Eden Hazard Responds to Arsenal Diving Claims, Rues Chelsea Missed Chances Eden Hazard Responds to Arsenal Diving Claims, Rues Chelsea Missed Chances

I think it should have been a yellow card for Hazard. Anthony Taylor pointed to the spot as Hazard soon picked himself up to slot home the spot-kick. Press Association Sport reported that the FA's latest action relates particularly to Wenger's appa...

Things get hairy in scrap between Nazem Kadri and Joe Thornton Things get hairy in scrap between Nazem Kadri and Joe Thornton

Auston Matthews scored in the first round of the skills competition for the Maple Leafs , and Kevin Labanc of San Jose kept the shootout going with his third-round goal. It was Kadri's first point since November 30. Toronto took a 2-1 lead when ...

West Ham 'miles away' from playing how they can, admits Moyes West Ham 'miles away' from playing how they can, admits Moyes

That came for West Ham in the 70th minute of a London derby where Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had little to do until he was foiled by Obiang . On a rare foray forward the midfielder found himself in space and belted a right-foot shoot that ...

Chelsea to sign Ross Barkley from Everton for £15m Chelsea to sign Ross Barkley from Everton for £15m

Tottenham Hotspur have also been keen on Barkley but, prior to Chelsea's latest expression of interest, had not been planning to bid... The 24-year-old England global, who is out-of-contract at the end of the season, was keen on a move to Spurs...

Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open

Williams was pregnant when she won last year's tournament at Melbourne Park, her 23rd Grand Slam singles title of her career. Williams was pregnant when she won at Melbourne Park previous year, her Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title.

Barcelona ready to offer Liverpool £140m for Philippe Coutinho

The Anfield club have in mind a base figure of around €150m (£133m) for the Brazil worldwide and Barcelona's determination to sign Coutinho in January is expected to surpass that figure. "If anything happens to any player, Phil or whoever, and if...

Southampton favourites to sign Arsenal's Theo Walcott Southampton favourites to sign Arsenal's Theo Walcott

Only making five Premier League appearances this season - all from the bench - Walcott is desperate for more first-team opportunities. Walcott, a 28-year-old English global, has been at Arsenal since joining the club from Southampton in 200...

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Has Regained Feelings in His Legs Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Has Regained Feelings in His Legs

He was rushed to University of Cincinnati Trauma Center, a Level I trauma center, and was then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he underwent spinal stabilization surgery . "He's a long ways from where he was Monday...

Royals deal relievers Soria, Alexander in three-way trade Royals deal relievers Soria, Alexander in three-way trade

The Royals acquired pitcher Trevor Oaks and infielder Erick Mejia from the Dodgers in exchange for Alexander, Soria and cash considerations. As for Alexander, the 28-year-old worked 69 innings for KC last season and along the way put up an ERA+ o...

Notre Dame defensive coordinator bolts for same job at Texas A&M Notre Dame defensive coordinator bolts for same job at Texas A&M

There have been a couple of huge defensive coordinator contracts doled out already this offseason: a raise to $2.5 million annually for Aranda after A&M reportedly pursued him and a bump to $1.7 million for Oregon's Jim Leavitt . He started his...

Chelsea boss Conte backs Morata after blunt show

With that being done, another chance came in for Morata and this again, he was through on goal with just Cech to beat. Antonio Conte is looking for back-up to support Alvaro Morata and is considering the West Ham striker. "He has to stay calm...

Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Wins African Player of the Year Award Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Wins African Player of the Year Award

Egypt and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah said on Thursday that he is working every day to achieve his dream of becoming Egypt's best-ever player. In early 2017, the forward was the central figure for Egypt as they finished runners-up at the Afri...

Kevin Durant and Steph Curry Lead Western Conference All-Star Voting Kevin Durant and Steph Curry Lead Western Conference All-Star Voting

Antetokounmpo leads all with 863,416 votes, with James (856,080) and Irving (802,834) next in line. Kevin Durant is the top vote-getter in the Western Conference with 767,402 votes cast in his favor. Fans can select up to two guards and three fr...

Conte confident Luiz will stay at Chelsea in January window Conte confident Luiz will stay at Chelsea in January window

The last couple of days he worked with us and he could be in contention for the Norwich game. Similarly, Conte was pressed on the issue in his weekly news conference, where he assured Chelsea fans that Luiz would nearly certainly remain at the ...

Pep expects Sanchez to stay at Arsenal Pep expects Sanchez to stay at Arsenal

Events at Selhurst Park could change that, and although Guardiola said he thinks - or is at least saying he thinks - Sanchez will remain at Arsenal , he did not deny that it is on the table for discussion at Etihad Stadium. "We focus on our own pr...

Steelers' Todd Haley Suffers Hip Injury After Being Shoved At Local Bar Steelers' Todd Haley Suffers Hip Injury After Being Shoved At Local Bar

Haley and his wife, Christine, were escorted out of the Tequila Cowboy restaurant and bar near Heinz Field on Sunday evening after Christine was involved in an altercation. The Steelers' offense finished third in the National Football League this sea...

Lonzo Ball to have shoulder re-evaluated Lonzo Ball to have shoulder re-evaluated

Both Ball and Lopez are now questionable for the game against Oklahoma City on the 3rd, and they can not be back quicker. When he eventually returns, Andrew Bogut could fall out of the Lakers' rotation with Julius Randle likely to split time with Lop...

Everton make final offer for Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun Everton make final offer for Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun

Turkish worldwide Tosun, 26, has scored 14 goals in all competitions so far this season, helping Besiktas reach the knockout stages of the Champion League . "We won't see the best of Bolasie for eight or nine games but we've got to put him on othe...

LaVar Ball founded the National Basketball Association, at least according to a Google glitch LaVar Ball founded the National Basketball Association, at least according to a Google glitch

LaVar may not have invented the NBA (which in fact can not be credited to just one person although Naismith invented the sport of basketball) but he is working on the creation of a Post-High School basketball league for the top High School athletes i...

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