• Jason Kidd and Steve Nash headed to HOF
Jason Kidd and Steve Nash headed to HOF

Hill , a first-round pick of the Detroit Pistons in 1994, averaged 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists. They, among any other inductees, will be officially announced this weekend during NCAA Final Four programming. For his career , Kidd ranks second all-time in both assists (12,091) and steals (2,684), behind only John Stockton in ...

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  • Giancarlo Stanton Launches Home Run In First Yankees At-Bat
Giancarlo Stanton Launches Home Run In First Yankees At-Bat

It didn't last long. The Yankees' new players acquitted themselves well in Spring Training as the club went 18-13 in Grapefruit League action. Cashman echoed those thoughts back in February as well. So Yankees fans, let the fun begin. It's no coincidence the Yankees always draw well on the road. Stanton rounded the bases and then bounded into t...

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  • Rusty Staub, beloved slugger who played 23 seasons, dies at 73
Rusty Staub, beloved slugger who played 23 seasons, dies at 73

Staub flourished in Montreal, taking multiple French classes and embracing the nickname Le Grand Orange bestowed on him by Ted Blackman of the Montreal Gazette. Staub, also nicknamed " Le Grand Orange " during his time playing for the Montreal Expos, played 23 Major League Baseball seasons, also with the Houston Astros , Detroit Tigers and Tex...

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  • NFL owners pass 2 more rules changes before meetings end
NFL owners pass 2 more rules changes before meetings end

Two feet and a " football move" were the rule to begin with, and two decades of rule changes in the wake of individual players finding themselves on the wrong end of that rule have brought us full circle. The vague definition for a catch has led officials to make some controversial calls, possibly the most infamous play coming in a 2014 Division...

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  • Bubba Watson wins Match Play after denying Thomas top ranking
Bubba Watson wins Match Play after denying Thomas top ranking

Bubba Watson claimed a thumping 7 and 6 victory over Kevin Kisner to win a second World Golf Championships title at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. "The other things are my passion, but right now I still feel like I have the ability to play golf". "I guess I need to figure out what happened this afternoon and work on that".

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  • Former NFL Cheerleader Files Discrimination Complaint
Former NFL Cheerleader Files Discrimination Complaint

The Saints claim these rules are set in place to protect cheerleaders from players preying on them. Davis" attorney, Sara Blackwell, shared documentation and emails showing such policies - including specific rules that cheerleaders can be terminated if they exchange numbers with anyone from the Saints or NBA's New Orleans Pelicans or any other ...

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  • Odell Beckham rumors: Rams willing to trade first-round pick
Odell Beckham rumors: Rams willing to trade first-round pick

The Los Angeles Rams are reportedly getting extremely aggressive about a potential Odell Beckham trade, making the No. 23 overall pick available to the New York Giants . While New York nearly surely won't release Beckham, Mara said a "possibility" exists that OBJ could play out his rookie deal without a new contract.

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  • Queensland Batsman Matthew Renshaw To Fly to South Africa
Queensland Batsman Matthew Renshaw To Fly to South Africa

Further sanctions are expected to be announced on Wednesday following an investigation led by CA's head of integrity Iain Roy. Bancroft had replaced Renshaw as Warner's opening partner ahead of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane last November.

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  • Lionel Messi ruled out of Argentina's friendly against Spain with hamstring injury
Lionel Messi ruled out of Argentina's friendly against Spain with hamstring injury

The country last lifted the trophy in 1986 when Diego Maradona was named player of the tournament. Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli told the media that his captain was fit and feeling good in Monday's pre-match press conference, saying that the player would tell him if there was any problem.

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  • Australia cricket in limbo
Australia cricket in limbo

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has been vocal on Twitter , calling Lehmann and the bowling coach David Saker "pretty instrumental" as he "struggled to believe" the plan has been Cameron Bancroft's idea. "I think that some of the sledging, as some of the shocking conduct that we have seen, is also part of the process of review and refle...

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  • Anthony Joshua Reveals The Bet He Played On Dillian Whyte Last Night
Anthony Joshua Reveals The Bet He Played On Dillian Whyte Last Night

The only blemish on his 24-fight professional record is a knockout defeat to Joshua three years ago, and the 29-year-old, fighting on an event televised in the United States, has worked his way back to become a very relevant part of the heavyweight equation.

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  • Paire stuns Djokovic to reach third round at Miami Open
Paire stuns Djokovic to reach third round at Miami Open

Roger Federer reached the world No. 1 ranking after making the semifinals in Rotterdam. Just as he did at the Indian Wells Masters , Djokovic crashed out of Miami right away-this time with a brutal 6-3, 6-4 loss to Benoit Paire on Friday afternoon.

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  • Steve Smith calls Kagiso Rabada ICC u-turn a 'line in the sand'
Steve Smith calls Kagiso Rabada ICC u-turn a 'line in the sand'

The South Africans are showing impressive sense and sensibility by not crowing the outcome of the appeal as a victory of sorts‚ not least because they still have a series to win and because Rabada remains just a point away from another ban.

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  • LA, Welcome to Zlatan
LA, Welcome to Zlatan

Ibrahimovic is expected to make his debut against new franchise LAFC at the end of March, and he says former Galaxy star Beckham gave a glowing review of the club. "First of all, I'm there to play football". Los Angeles should give him the stage he craves and the chance to thrive for a few more years at a less demanding technical level, even i...

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  • Liverpool midfielder Emre Can: I could play anywhere next season
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can: I could play anywhere next season

Liverpool fans might be concerned that they have another Philippe Coutinho saga on their hands, but former Reds player Craig Bellamy has made a brilliant point about his future, one which others are ignoring right now. Speaking to Suddeutsche Zeitung ( via Calciomercato ) this week, the Liverpool player said: "I do not want to exclude any op...

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  • Miami Open To Provide Early Women's Intrigue
Miami Open To Provide Early Women's Intrigue

Miami Open tournament director James Blake claims Serena Williams and other tennis players who return from maternity leave should have a "grace period" because the current seeding rules are a "kind of punishment" . How Osaka deals with the newfound expectations on her will be interesting, and the match should also provide some further insig...

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  • Jonathan Martin Faces Five Charges Over Threatening Instagram Post
Jonathan Martin Faces Five Charges Over Threatening Instagram Post

The warrant is the result of an incident in late February, in which Martin was arrested after posting a photo of a shotgun and shells, with his high school tagged in the post. What prompted the reported arrest warrant and new charges nearly a month later is not clear. The Dolphins suspended Incognito for his alleged role in the incident, an...

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  • Alliance of American Football plans to kick off in February
Alliance of American Football plans to kick off in February

Vince McMahon apparently would disagree, as he recently announced plans to resurrect the XFL , a failed experiment in football that folded in 2001. He emphasized a more family-friendly stance than the previous XFL , downplaying the sexy cheerleaders and violence of the original league and adhering more to the current PG-era of the WWE.

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  • China is no threat to other countries, says Xi
China is no threat to other countries, says Xi

Speaking in front of almost 3,000 members of the National People's Congress, he added: "All acts and tricks to split the motherland are doomed to failure and will be condemned by the people and punished by history!" Xi also promised "rejuvenation" and warned against attempts to erode China's unity during his speech.

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  • NCAA men's roundup: Nevada's historic comeback stuns No. 2 Cincinnati
NCAA men's roundup: Nevada's historic comeback stuns No. 2 Cincinnati

Said Musselman of the scene in the locker room: "I've never seen anything like it in my life". The seventh-seeded Wolf Pack (28-7) move on to an all-upstart South Region semifinal matchup with 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago (30-5) on Thursday night in Atlanta.

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  • Mohamed Salah: I'm desperate to win the Premier League with Liverpool
Mohamed Salah: I'm desperate to win the Premier League with Liverpool

Salah had gone a couple of games without scoring, but he was back on the scoresheet in devastating fashion as he claimed four goals against Watford on Saturday. Despite Liverpool having one of the most potent front lines in European football, Jurgen Klopp is already looking at strengthening it according to reports.

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  • USA college student missing in Bermuda; mom appeals for…
USA college student missing in Bermuda; mom appeals for…

Joseph's University student. An American college student has been reported missing in Bermuda. The body of a Saint Joseph's University rugby player who went missing in Bermuda over the weekend has been found, local police said. Lisa Dombroski speculated her son, who had hurt his shoulder in a game that day and wasn't feeling well, had simply ...

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  • Syracuse basketball stuns Michigan State, advances to Sweet 16
Syracuse basketball stuns Michigan State, advances to Sweet 16

The Spartans (30-4) made the most of playing about 75 miles from campus in a packed arena with green-and-white clad fans in the stands. His performance was punctuated by a stunning put-back dunk midway through the second half. If Izzo can help the Spartans beat Syracuse , he'll move into a sixth-place tie with Jim Calhoun behind Rick Pitino, Boe...

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  • Happy St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy yourself -- Then remember it's still Lent
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy yourself -- Then remember it's still Lent

And of course, celebrations took place in NY, with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar taking part in that city's St Patrick's Day parade. Facts: St. "Particularly in last 10-15 years with the economic downturn in Ireland , a lot of young Irish families have come to Australia", he said. More than 150 parades are taking place across Irel...

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  • Chelsea fullback Alonso: We were unlucky - but they have Messi
Chelsea fullback Alonso: We were unlucky - but they have Messi

But Courtois has dismissed any suggestion of a summer departure. As the London Evening Standard report, both Real Madrid and PSG have been sniffing around Courtois. "I'm a bit annoyed by it because it's a talking point and it's a thing people want to dwell on". 'But I think the focus now should be on winning our League games to get a top f...

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  • Auburn survives College of Charleston, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament
Auburn survives College of Charleston, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

We'll never know how the game might have turned out if Riller had gotten his potential game-tying 3-pointer off cleanly, but his teammates have faith it would have fallen. Nervousness plagued Auburn (26-7) in the estimation of Pearl, who attributed the team's surprisingly poor free-throw shooting - 15 of 32 - to excessive pressure of representing t...

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  • Indianapolis Colts Trade 3rd Overall Pick
Indianapolis Colts Trade 3rd Overall Pick

Cleveland Browns GM John Dorsey arrived at his new post in a serious position of power thanks to the wheeling and dealing and cap preservation of Sashi Brown, who handed his replacement one of the richest offseason war chests ever. The timing is the most interesting part of this deal. If Barkley is on the board they will obviously go that route, ...

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  • Jones apologises for Ireland, Wales slurs
Jones apologises for Ireland, Wales slurs

Are there any Welsh people here? Jones said: "I was saying (at the end) to cut out the errors and keep hold of the ball". "I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused - no excuses and I shouldn't have said what I did". In the week building up to Ireland's trip to Twickenham, footage has emerged showing Eddie Jones talking about 'the s...

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  • After major NCAA upset, lunch is on Little Caesars on Monday
After major NCAA upset, lunch is on Little Caesars on Monday

The details of the deal are below. There's also a limit of one lunch combo per family, and you have to make sure you place your order before 1 p.m. Available at participating restaurants nationwide, the Little Caesars $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo includes a satisfying portion of four Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP! The nationwide chain will honor it...

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  • Federer beats South Korea's Chung to reach Indian Wells semis
Federer beats South Korea's Chung to reach Indian Wells semis

Coric appeared to have a response to everything as he again rescued a break point in his next service game but, roared on by a partisan crowd, it was third time lucky for Federer, who was able to level the set at 4-4 and then ruthlessly punish the reeling youngster when he next served to take the match to a decider.

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