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Porzingis, Mavericks talk coming to a long-term agreement Porzingis, Mavericks talk coming to a long-term agreement
- February 06, 2019

After being traded by the Knicks last week, Kristaps Porzingis took to Instagram to write the "Truth Will Come Out". Other Knicks sent in this deal will play, though: Courtney Lee , Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr . The foundation was in place for Porzingis to leave, as he has been unhappy with management and the direction of the organization for some time. The Knicks were convinced no team beyond the Mavericks was willing to offer cap space, a young player with upside and future ... (more...)
Former Jets center Kevin Mawae elected to Football Hall of Fame Former Jets center Kevin Mawae elected to Football Hall of Fame
- February 05, 2019

He played 12 seasons for the Texans in the Chiefs. Richard Seymour was also a finalist for the 2019 class, but was not elected. Gonzalez holds a number of Chiefs records and trails only Jerry Rice for career receptions. James, a finalist this year for a third time in four years, will now turn his focus to the Class of 2020. Following his time with the Patriots, Law spent time with the New York Jets (2005, 2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2006-07) and Denver Broncos (2009). (more...)
Proteas win nail-biter against Pakistan at Wanderers Proteas win nail-biter against Pakistan at Wanderers
- February 04, 2019

Skipper Sarfraz is now serving a four-match suspension for calling South African all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo "a black man" but feels that too much was made of the incident. New cap Janneman Malan and Reeza Hendricks put on 58 for the first wicket but used up 53 balls. Rassie van der Dussen hit four sixes in a quickfire innings of 45 off 27 balls to lift the scoring rate before Miller finished the innings with some ferocious hitting. (more...)
Improving England are nowhere near their best, says Jones Improving England are nowhere near their best, says Jones
- February 04, 2019

Following its worst championship finish in 31 years, England opened this campaign as an eight-point underdog to the mighty Irish, but subdued the home side with aggressive defense and stealthy tries to win in Dublin for the first time in six years. (more...)
Who will win Super Bowl LIII? Who will win Super Bowl LIII?
- February 04, 2019

After two insane overtime finishes in both the AFC and NFC Championships, it appears like the National Football League wants to start their 100th season off with a bang. Super Bowl XLVII was the only other title game to record over 56.5 points in the last 10 years, as the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in New Orleans. (more...)
Dhoni boost for India seeking an improved batting show Dhoni boost for India seeking an improved batting show
- February 03, 2019

India now leads the 5-match series 3-1 but will still look to get the momentum back to their side after sustaining a humiliating 8-wicket loss in the penultimate ODI match. With Martin Guptill being an uncertainty, Colin Munro will get another look in as New Zealand looks to get their opening combinations right for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. (more...)
Chelsea boss Sarri again questions players after defeat Chelsea boss Sarri again questions players after defeat
- February 03, 2019

The stunning result at Vitality Stadium ranks as Chelsea's most lopsided league loss in over 22 years and its fifth in its past 12 Premier League matches. "We don't want to let our best players go, also other clubs don't". "I'm not sure anybody has ever been given absolute assurances that they're going to play X amount of games when they've been signed". (more...)
Former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Wade Wilson dies at 60 Former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Wade Wilson dies at 60
- February 03, 2019

Wilson played for a total of five National Football League teams over the course of his 17-year career. Wilson is fourth on the Vikings' all-time passing yards list, with 12,135, and is also fourth in passing touchdowns, with 66. Wade Wilson , who played quarterback for the New Orleans Saints from 1993-94 as part of a 19-year National Football League career with five teams and also enjoyed a long tenure as an assistant coach, died Friday, Feb. (more...)
Patriots owner Robert Kraft praises Rupert Murdoch for elevating the NFL Patriots owner Robert Kraft praises Rupert Murdoch for elevating the NFL
- February 02, 2019

Now, a couple of years later, he's being called "too old" to play the game. Most players wore sneakers, though Tom Brady was in his cleats. How did losing to the Eagles affect Brady? "Belichick is so tough and Kraft is a great guy", Trump said. (more...)
Our Boi Ben Simmons Just Became Australia's First Ever NBA All-Star Our Boi Ben Simmons Just Became Australia's First Ever NBA All-Star
- February 02, 2019

The New Zealand centre has been putting up career-best numbers this season in several categories, averaging career highs in points per game (15.4), rebounds per game (10.0), assists per game (1.8) and steals per game (1.5). Each team will now have 13 players instead of the customary 12, and LeBron James - one of the captains - will be the one who decides which side Wade and Nowitzki will be joining. (more...)
Knicks Agree To Trade Kristaps Porzingis To Mavs Knicks Agree To Trade Kristaps Porzingis To Mavs
- February 02, 2019

Hours later, NY traded Porzingis to the Mavericks in a deal that brought back two future first-round picks, Dennis Smith Jr . What we do know is that Doncic has to be thrilled to have Porzingis in Dallas with him. In doing its due diligence, NY contacted the New Orleans Pelicans about an Anthony Davis trade in recent days. But the two did not mesh particularly well when they shared the court. (more...)
Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semis Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semis
- February 02, 2019

Real eased past Girona 3-1 on Thursday night in their quarterfinal second leg, handing the men from the capital a 7-3 aggregate win. "There's nothing like it", said Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno. Four days after that, Madrid travels to the Netherlands to face Ajax in the last 16 of the Champions League . The Seville-based club will have an added motivation to reach the final as the title game will be played at their Benito Villamarin stadium on May 25. (more...)
Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat
- February 01, 2019

With the television cameras eagerly awaiting to hear from Sarri after the defeat last night, the Italian stayed in the dressing room for a munch longer period of time than normal after the final whistle. "In the first half we could never see that the second half would be a disaster". Cahill, the club captain, has a range of offers from overseas but a source has said the centre-back's wage demands will have to be lowered in order for him to find a move. (more...)
Newcastle go extra mile to make Atlanta attacker Almiron record signing Newcastle go extra mile to make Atlanta attacker Almiron record signing
- February 01, 2019

That will be a formality and the Paraguay worldwide, who has signed a five-and-a-half year deal, promises to bring something special to Rafa Benitez' side. 'I think it is a great responsibility, something handsome for me, and I will try to offer the best I can to repay the trust the club put in me'. Following a remarkable 2-1 Premier League win over Manchester City on Tuesday, Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez said the club will look to complete "some business" before Thursday's deadline. (more...)
Watch Rams’ Brandin Cooks surprise team custodian with Super Bowl tickets Watch Rams’ Brandin Cooks surprise team custodian with Super Bowl tickets
- January 31, 2019

Tony Romo is freaking Nostradamus when it comes to calling the plays about to be run by the Patriots , so of course we snap to attention when he makes a Super Bowl prediction. "It's unfortunate, but at the same time, I'm beyond blessed". In many cases, particularly ones involving players with Cooks's level of productivity, that kind of rapid movement from one team to another could signal a divisive personality. (more...)
New Zealand vs India, 4th ODI: Preview and predicted playing XI New Zealand vs India, 4th ODI: Preview and predicted playing XI
- January 31, 2019

The three-match series will be double-headers alongside women's matches between the two sides on the same pitch. In the Black Caps' point of view, they have got their pride at stake. In reply, the Indians were in control of the run chase throughout the innings. "I won't comment if he will make it to World Cup but he was phenomenal as an opener for India A in New Zealand ", said Prasad. (more...)
F1 champion Alonso wins rain-soaked Rolex 24 at Daytona F1 champion Alonso wins rain-soaked Rolex 24 at Daytona
- January 30, 2019

The winning lineup also included Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande , the full-time drivers of the Cadillac Dpi. With safety top of mind, the stewards finally threw the red flag for a second time due to the torrential downfall and let that stoppage continue on to the end of the race. (more...)
Tiger Woods rues another frustrating day on the greens at Torrey Pines Tiger Woods rues another frustrating day on the greens at Torrey Pines
- January 29, 2019

Justin Rose tracked the flight of his 3-wood until he saw it splash into the pond guarding the 18th green at Torrey Pines. Rose finished at 21-under 267. After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 450-yard par-4 first hole, Rahm had a 137 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. (more...)
Solskjaer laying groundwork for next season at Man Utd Solskjaer laying groundwork for next season at Man Utd
- January 29, 2019

Champions League last 16 February 24 - Liverpool (H) February 27 - Crystal Palace (A) *All Premier League games unless otherwise stated Victory maintained Solskjaer's ideal record since replacing Jose Mourinho at the helm in December. United face a season-defining run of games in the coming weeks, facing Paris Saint-Germain twice, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Manchester City all within the space of around five weeks. (more...)
Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside to claim Australian Open Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside to claim Australian Open
- January 29, 2019

The 11-time French Open victor had no answers. "Of course I played someone who played much better than me tonight". Then there were his injury woes nearly 12 months ago to the day when the Serbian, about to undergo elbow surgery, was left contemplating his tennis mortality. (more...)
Pelicans would want Kuzma, Ball, more in Davis trade with Lakers Pelicans would want Kuzma, Ball, more in Davis trade with Lakers
- January 29, 2019

The analyst stated that he finds himself "very, very anxious right now as to whether or not the Lakers are going to be able to attract a marquee free agent". "I don't think this is a shock, is it?" But it has set off a potential civil war in Laker land. For what it's worth, the odds on where Davis will play at the start of the 2019-20 season still point to the Lakers over the Celtics . (more...)
Dubai leader DeChambeau: I feel like I'm under-performing Dubai leader DeChambeau: I feel like I'm under-performing
- January 28, 2019

The American golfer is leading the Dubai Desert Classic after three rounds and closing in on his first victory overseas, but he is still not happy. He is now one shot clear of defending champion, China's Li Haotong, with England's Matt Wallace and four-time major victor Ernie Els three shots off the pace in a tie for third. (more...)
Coyne Schofield first woman in NHL All-Star skills event Coyne Schofield first woman in NHL All-Star skills event
- January 28, 2019

USA women's hockey star Brianna Decker showed everyone how it's done in the passing challenge at Friday night's NHL all-star skills competition in San Jose . Draisaitl, along with other winners of the night's events, earned $25,000 for his efforts. "I was just casually going through the demo". "Wow. That's really impressive". (more...)
Australia Open: What do you know about Naomi Osaka? - CBBC Newsround Australia Open: What do you know about Naomi Osaka? - CBBC Newsround
- January 27, 2019

Fighting is in Kvitova's DNA and the Czech fired herself up. There was speculation Osaka couldn't let herself enjoy the moment, still kicking herself that she nearly let the match slip through her fingers in her second set meltdown. Her US Open victory was the first by a Japanese player and she is now the youngest woman to win back-to-back majors since Martina Hingis in 1998 and the youngest number one since Caroline Wozniacki in 2010. (more...)
Osaka wins first set against Kvitova in Australian Open final Osaka wins first set against Kvitova in Australian Open final
- January 27, 2019

She broke Kvitova in the third game of the final set and converted her fifth matchpoint to end a superb final in two hours and 27 minutes, receiving the acclaim of the crowd in stark contrast to her last Grand Slam success. "I knew that Petra couldn't keep it up for that long if Naomi could just manage those emotions", said Osaka's coach, Sascha Bajin, "and she did that beautifully". (more...)
Monaco coach Thierry Henry suspended - club Monaco coach Thierry Henry suspended - club
- January 26, 2019

Jardim was axed in October to make way for Henry. While Monaco suffered a similar poor run, winning just two of 12 league games since Henry was appointed. Despite the initial excitement at his arrival, his relationship with several players in the dressing room is understood to have deteriorated and some first-team players were sent to train with the reserve team as the coach doubted their commitment. (more...)
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic excited by Rafael Nadal final Australian Open: Novak Djokovic excited by Rafael Nadal final
- January 26, 2019

We have slightly different rules this year and I don't think we will go that far. "Finally, I could make it deep into a major, and I really enjoy a final, and whatever happens, I'm really very, very happy". The victor will play 17-time major victor Rafael Nadal , who beat 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets on Thursday night. Djokovic will go into their latest clash with a slight edge. (more...)
Solskjaer hopeful over new Man Utd contract for Martial Solskjaer hopeful over new Man Utd contract for Martial
- January 26, 2019

And Manchester United couldn't have asked for a tougher opponent ahead of this contest. Sanchez featured in United's 2-1 Premier League win over Arsenal last April but Friday's match will be the first time he plays in front of an nearly 60,000-strong crowd that used to idolise him. (more...)
10-Year-Old ‘Proves’ Tom Brady Is A Cheater, Wins Science Fair 10-Year-Old ‘Proves’ Tom Brady Is A Cheater, Wins Science Fair
- January 26, 2019

But the science project was about Brady. Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a cheater - it's science. Davis went with his sister and mom to the backyard for the experiment. Simple enough! Ace knows his own mind, that's for sure. Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots sits on the bench after having the ball stripped by Brandon Graham #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles late in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII at U.S. (more...)
Djokovic through to semi-finals after Nishikori retires hurt Djokovic through to semi-finals after Nishikori retires hurt
- January 25, 2019

Nishikori had a medical time-out between sets, with the trainer working on a right thigh problem. The world number one said: "I love to battle, especially against Kei, we've played so many matches. In the Friday night semifinal, Djokovic will meet Lucas Pouille who chopped down Milos Raonic 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4. Following these matches, it's Djokovic v Nishikori and Raonic v Pouille on Wednesday. (more...)
Gray strikes deal with Reds, needed for trade Gray strikes deal with Reds, needed for trade
- January 25, 2019

Not only that, but Gray is reunited with his college pitching coach, a working relationship that is sure to benefit him. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman publicly stated his intention to deal the former All-Star after the team's season ended with an American League Division Series loss, and though it took more than three months, he found a willing partner in the Reds, who have remade their roster via trade this winter. (more...)
Barcelona Signs Frenkie De Jong From Ajax for €75 Million Barcelona Signs Frenkie De Jong From Ajax for €75 Million
- January 25, 2019

De Jong signed for Ajax in 2015 from Willem II and rapidly evolved into a key component of the club's revival under Erik ten Hag, as a left-sided or defensive midfielder. De Jong will join fellow 21-year-olds Ousmane Dembele and Carles Alena at the Camp Nou, along with the 22-year-old Arthur Melo. And indeed later on Tuesday, Barcelona received information that De Jong wanted to join them. (more...)
Neville reveals who he wants to win Premier League title Neville reveals who he wants to win Premier League title
- January 24, 2019

Guardiola tweaked his line-up with Gabriel Jesus, who had scored seven goals in his past three games, dropped to the bench in favour of Aguero, who made his first start since the 2-1 win over Liverpool on 3 January. Meanwhile, England midfielder Alli had headed Spurs level, cancelling out a first-half own goal scored by Fernando Llorente - the striker deputising for the injured Harry Kane , who is out until March. (more...)
How cricket helped Ashleigh Barty beat Maria Sharapova How cricket helped Ashleigh Barty beat Maria Sharapova
- January 23, 2019

The 30th seed won the first set but then fell to pieces in front of a parochial crowd who booed her at times, losing nine games in a row to surrender the second and go two breaks down in the third. Evidence of the newcomers to quarterfinals this year is that the head-to head records for three of the four Tuesday matches are 0-0. During the 2016 offseason, the 28-year-old suffered severe left hand lacerations in a home burglary and wasn't sure if she'd ever hold a racquet again. (more...)
Ronaldo accepts prison sentence and €18.8m fine for tax fraud Ronaldo accepts prison sentence and €18.8m fine for tax fraud
- January 23, 2019

Sentences of up to two years are generally not enforced in Spain for first-time offenders in non-violent crimes. In addition, prosecutors said Ronaldo declared only 11.5 million euros ($13.6m) of Spain-related income from 2011 to 2014, during which time his actual earnings were close to 43 million euros ($50.8m). (more...)
National Football League announces 2019 matchups in London, Mexico City National Football League announces 2019 matchups in London, Mexico City
- January 22, 2019

The team announced on Twitter Monday that its opponent for the 2019 London game will be the Texans. The Steelers last played internationally in 2013, when the Vikings defeated them, 34-27 , at Wembley Stadium in London. The NFL announced Monday the five-game slate of worldwide games for the 2019 season. This will mark the seventh year in a row the Jags have played in London. (more...)
US Open champion Osaka to meet Svitolina in Australian QFs | AP sports US Open champion Osaka to meet Svitolina in Australian QFs | AP sports
- January 22, 2019

And the Ukrainian shot out of the blocks, breaking Keys' opening two service games to race into a 4-0 lead. The Ukrainian, ranked as the No 6 seed in Melbourne , eventually saw off her American opponent 6-2, 1-6, 6-1. The usually calm and composed Osaka - who has never reached the Australian Open quarter-finals - threw her racquet at the end of the set, earning a code violation for unsportsmanlike conduct. (more...)
Tom Brady says he and Bill Belichick have 'always gotten along great' Tom Brady says he and Bill Belichick have 'always gotten along great'
- January 22, 2019

Greg Zuerlein connected on a 57-yard field goal as the Rams edged the top-seeded Saints , 26-23, in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday in New Orleans. That was the final score as the Patriots stunned the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime. The first, which required a lengthy video review, involved Julian Edelman muffing a punt. (more...)
Tim Tebow Invited To Attend Mets Spring Training For Second Consecutive Year Tim Tebow Invited To Attend Mets Spring Training For Second Consecutive Year
- January 21, 2019

Once viewed as a sideshow of epic proportions, Tim Tebow is continuing to prove his doubters wrong. The New York Mets announced this evening a major update on the future of Tim Tebow's baseball career. This will be his third season with the Amazins as he comes off an All-Star selection last season with the Mets' Double-A affiliate, though his year was cut short after he broke the hamate bone in his right hand. (more...)
Gary Neville podcast - Huddersfield 0-3 Manchester City Gary Neville podcast - Huddersfield 0-3 Manchester City
- January 21, 2019

After 52 minutes, De Bruyne's pass found Sane on the left and his pinpoint cross was met by Sterling who finished off a diving header with some aplomb. It seems harsh to single out any of Huddersfield's tireless defensive unit after their efforts ended without reward. It was a poor advert for the Premier League with Huddersfield , who look nearly certain to get relegated and who parted company with manager David Wagner this week , offering next to nothing as an attacking force. (more...)