• With Lonzo set to return, Lakers look for growth in second half
With Lonzo set to return, Lakers look for growth in second half

Ball doesn't think so and there are plenty of other athletes who see the flaw in the system, including Kevin Durant who weighed in on if it's even possible to stop players from being paid by agents. He's averaging 11.3 points and a team-best 4.3 assists . Walton opted to keep Brandon Ingram as the starting point guard with Ingram (15 points and ...

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  • Europa League: Arsenal To Play AC Milan In Last 16
Europa League: Arsenal To Play AC Milan In Last 16

Sead Kolasinac pulled one back for Arsenal shortly after the half time break as the north London outfit put in a much improved performance in the second half. We are trying to win every game in every competition and, of course, we will be glad if we can win the Europa League as well, but if we can be in the top four, it will be even better.

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  • Jocelyne Larocque sorry for taking off silver medal after women's hockey loss
Jocelyne Larocque sorry for taking off silver medal after women's hockey loss

Canadian hockey player Jocelyne Larocque drew attention when she took off her silver medal upon being awarded it following the gold medal game at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Thursday. Finland was all smiles after accepting their bronze medals. Another shock is that the Canadian women aren't playing anymore, either. Numerous p...

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  • Butler awaits scan on knee after injury against Rockets
Butler awaits scan on knee after injury against Rockets

Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets have been on fire lately as they've won 14 of their last 15 games and they will be gunning for an 11th straight win after beating the Kings by 100-91 back on Feb 14. Butler, 28, leads the Timberwolves with 22.4 points per game. Butler scored 10 points and had five rebounds and three assists in 25 minutes for the Timbe...

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  • Evans back as Baggies captain just a week after losing armband
Evans back as Baggies captain just a week after losing armband

Remarkably, the Baggies have failed to punish the quartet, who embarrassed the football club with their antics, and all of them bar Livermore were in the squad to face Southampton in the FA Cup last weekend - a game which they went on to lose.

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  • U.S. women's cross-country wins gold
U.S. women's cross-country wins gold

Jessica Diggins (left) and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning their gold medal in the women's cross-country team sprint free final at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Diggins' father, Clay, said he had a feeling this was the day the drought would end. "I feel that it's also special that Kikkan is there, who also started her Olympic [career] in S...

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  • The Meldonium Ban Is More About Russia's Reputation For Doping Than Performance
The Meldonium Ban Is More About Russia's Reputation For Doping Than Performance

Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov came to Krushelnitckii's defence, saying the athlete could not have taken a banned drug deliberately. "Therefore, the ROC [Russian Olympic Committee] has initiated a comprehensive investigation of the circumstances which also includes the criminal investigation under the RF [Russian Federation] criminal...

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  • White House says Trump son-in-law Kushner can do job without security clearance
White House says Trump son-in-law Kushner can do job without security clearance

The report stated that "Mr. Kushner is one of dozens of White House officials operating under interim security clearances because of issues raised by the F.B.I. This source pointed to the fact that Kushner is part of the President's family and has outlasted all of his rivals in Trump's inner circle, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus...

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  • Graham Roberts has advice for fans after disappointing Tottenham result
Graham Roberts has advice for fans after disappointing Tottenham result

Many fans thought that it was a dive and that Alli threw himself to the ground in order to win a spot kick, pointing out that he has done so many times before. Moura is convinced Spurs have a great chance of going on to become the kings of Europe for the first time in their history. With three minutes of normal time remaining, Alli was pla...

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  • Mikaela Shiffrin is skipping the Olympic downhill
Mikaela Shiffrin is skipping the Olympic downhill

She made her decision shortly after officials moved up the alpine combined event one day because of the strong winds expected in Friday's forecast. Vonn was 0.47 seconds behind Goggia. "I think people saw tonight we have a very fast team and a team that can play good hockey", Terry said. "I don't really consider myself a true medal contender in t...

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  • Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal
Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

Alex Shibutani said he and his younger sister went all out and wanted to be satisfied that they had done their very best. "We'll probably make an announcement in the coming days, but for us we just want to enjoy this right now and let the dust settle and figure out what's next".

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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin
Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin

They can free up more cap room without taking on any dead money with the release of underperforming players such as Chris Baker and J.R. Sweezy. As a result of his resurgence, Martin inked a five-year, $35.75 million extension with the Bucs.

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  • Jason Vargas signs 2-year deal with Mets pending physical
Jason Vargas signs 2-year deal with Mets pending physical

New York's rotation was at one time extremely promising and had the potential to be one of the best in the league. His 18 wins was tied for the most of any starting pitcher last season, and he was named to the American League All-Star team after finishing the first half of the season with a 12-3 record and a 2.62 ERA.

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  • Kings' Bogdanovic wins MVP in 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game
Kings' Bogdanovic wins MVP in 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game

The 7-foot Markkanen scored 15 points on 7 of 11 shooting and hauled in 6 rebounds as Team World cruised by Team USA 155-124. 2018 marks the fourth consecutive year in which a USA team faces a World team. 13 pick. Maybe in a few years, the Kings will have multiple players representing the franchise in the ACTUAL All-Star game? "They tried. Bu...

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  • Auburn vs SC basketball
Auburn vs SC basketball

Booker led SC with 19 points while Mustapha Heron paced Auburn with 16. McLemore made his 20th start of the season for the Tigers Saturday and entered the game averaging 7.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and an SEC-leading 2.7 blocks per game for the SEC's first-place team.

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  • Rivalry Renewed: USA vs. Canada
Rivalry Renewed: USA vs. Canada

It's impossible to argue anything to the contrary, but we will offer this. The Olympic experience was new to all of the Canadian team, including Bourque, who couldn't stop to detail his exploits because he had a post-game date with doping control.

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  • Bengals' AJ McCarron wins grievance, will become free agent
Bengals' AJ McCarron wins grievance, will become free agent

McCarron resembles more of a Mike Glennon than he does a Kirk Cousins , but nonetheless, he'll get paid this offseason, especially when the Browns almost gave up a second-round pick for him a year ago. I'm just super excited. The team put him on that list again on August 30, 2014, which meant he would miss at least the first six games of the seaso...

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  • Canada wins Olympic figure skating gold, U.S. grabs bronze
Canada wins Olympic figure skating gold, U.S. grabs bronze

Gabrielle Daleman of Newmarket clinched the top spot in the team figure skating competition after finishing third in the women's free skate on Monday with teammates Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir still to compete in the ice dance. "I tried not to get too frustrated and let it bug me". Laurie Blouin of Canada finished second, with Finland's Enni...

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  • BT Group To Show Premier League Matches For Further Three Years
BT Group To Show Premier League Matches For Further Three Years

BT will continue to show games at 5.30pm on Saturdays next season and then move to Saturday lunchtime fixtures from August 2019. BT will pay £885m to show 32 Premier League matches a season, which is ten games less than they now do. "From the time of Fox's offer, we recognized that Sky was worth far more than offered", Nicolas Dautigny, a sen...

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  • Hockey's Three Stars from Day 5 at the Olympics
Hockey's Three Stars from Day 5 at the Olympics

A 2-0 lead, on goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway, didn't really seem to do Team USA's performance total justice as Slovenia didn't get a lot going in their offensive zone. Many spent stints in the NHL - five games here, 10 more there - before turning to a journeyman career in European leagues. The final game in group play is Saturday aga...

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  • Does spending money win Champions League? Real Madrid show yes and no
Does spending money win Champions League? Real Madrid show yes and no

While Liverpool may have been content with a draw against Porto in the last-16 of the Champions League , coach Sergio Conceicao and his Portuguese table toppers will be no pushovers. We put in a good performance in the first game and everybody knows what happened in the return. With Dani Alves spending more time attacking than staying back, ther...

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  • Chris Mazdzer wins USA's first-ever male singles luge medal
Chris Mazdzer wins USA's first-ever male singles luge medal

He ended a 54-year drought for Team USA. (L-R) Chris Mazdzer, David Gleirscher and Johannes Ludwig react as they watch the final run of Felix Loch in the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang on February 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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  • Reich agrees to become Colts HC
Reich agrees to become Colts HC

Reich is best known as the Bills' longtime backup quarterback behind Jim Kelly, but has climbed the ladder in the coaching world since his first job with the Colts in 2006. The Eagles have also suffered two big losses to their staff since the Super Bowl. The Colts are coming off a 4-12 season and have missed the playoffs in each of the past three...

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  • Australia power to T20 victory over England
Australia power to T20 victory over England

Australia won the first two matches against England and New Zealand. All of the visiting bowlers suffered for the fact they had few runs to defend, while also lacking the advice of their captain Eoin Morgan , ruled out with a muscle strain before play.

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  • Josh McDaniels dropped by his agent after Colts fiasco, ESPN reports
Josh McDaniels dropped by his agent after Colts fiasco, ESPN reports

His actions leave the Colts in an incredibly hard position, with few credible head coaching candidates remaining and a number of McDaniels assistants already under contract. One name already emerging as a favorite is Kansas City special teams coordinator Dave Toub . He began by offering condolences to Jackson's family, and then he took aim at ...

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  • Mohamed Elneny predicts where Arsenal will finish this season
Mohamed Elneny predicts where Arsenal will finish this season

As far as his other immediate ambitions are concerned, Salah said, "I want to be in a good position in the Premier League and help my global team to pass the first phase in the World Cup in Russian Federation". But this is not about one player, it is about the whole team. "That's why football is special", the midfielder added. "You never know wha...

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  • Norway's Olympic team accidentally ordered 15000 eggs in South Korea
Norway's Olympic team accidentally ordered 15000 eggs in South Korea

Chefs for the athletic delegation from the Arctic Circle nation had a mathematical snafu when placing an order for the next few weeks while in South Korea for the Winter Games . And Chef Ståle Johansen still promises all kinds of egg-based treats for his athletes, including, as he told Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten , "sugar bread made for med...

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  • Team USA announces Olympic flag bearer for Opening Ceremony
Team USA announces Olympic flag bearer for Opening Ceremony

The flag bearer selection has an athlete picked from each of the eight sporting groups nominated. The coin toss, according to the Associated Press , came after a 4-4 tie between Davis and Hamlin. That's just that."U.S. speedskater Joey Mantia said". Kelly Clark and Kikkan Randle are the only other five-time Olympians on the roster. She's also th...

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  • More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say
More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say

What prompted Wade's departure to the windy city was the Heat's total disregard for re-signing the superstar that had brought the city of Miami its first three championships. Then, on Thursday, things came full circle when the Cavs traded him back to Miami . "We're going home!" Union said. He averaged 23.7 points, 5.8 assists, and 4.8 reboun...

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  • Who would follow Conte at Chelsea? John Terry
Who would follow Conte at Chelsea? John Terry

Off the field tensions between the Italian and the Chelsea hierachy also hasn't helped. Chelsea briefly looked on track to escape from Watford with a point despite a rotten performance, Eden Hazard hauling the 10 men level with a fine finish.

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