• LeBron Posts Weirdly Positive Instagram Before Wednesday's Lakers Game
LeBron Posts Weirdly Positive Instagram Before Wednesday's Lakers Game

When the context of the question was released, people realized James wasn't calling out his youngsters for being bothered by the trade rumors. Still, despite playing on a sub-.500 team the latest into a season since his second year in the league back in 2004-05 with the Cleveland Cavaliers , James expressed optimism - a sentiment echoed by most ...

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  • Rockets edge past Warriors without Harden
Rockets edge past Warriors without Harden

Golden State came back from a 20-point deficit in the second quarter (28-48) and took the lead (71-70, 76-74), but the Rockets stood tall, brought their advantage back to double digits (94-106) and sealed the deal. Often times, that was Jordan Bell , who saw 17 hard-to-come-by minutes, catching a pass on the short roll, only to find Andre Iguod...

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  • Celtic confirm Lennon appointment until end of season
Celtic confirm Lennon appointment until end of season

Rodgers was open about his frustrations over Celtic's transfer strategy in the summer, with the failure to sign John McGinn from Hibernian sparking a public airing of his grievances. Form wise, Celtic have been excellent in 2019 and have won all nine domestic matches and conceded just one goal in the process. Despite having played as recent...

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  • Leave it to the BCCI, says Virat Kohli
Leave it to the BCCI, says Virat Kohli

The arch-rivals have played each other six times in the World Cup with the Men in Blue winning all of them. "Would personally hate to give them two points and help them in the tournament", said Tendulkar in a statement. " Besides, in order to avoid similar situations in future the ISSF will request from Organizers of the shooting events in India ...

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  • Claude Puel sacked by Leicester
Claude Puel sacked by Leicester

Leicester , Premier League champions in 2016, are 12th in the table. It is fair to say the Frenchman has always has a strained relationship with the Foxes fans, with him never really ever being able to win them over due to a restrictive set of tactics, for a squad bristling with fine young talent.

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  • LeBron James pushes the Lakers' panic button
LeBron James pushes the Lakers' panic button

With the loss the Lakers fall below.500 once again and they continue to fall further behind their Staples Center co-tenants, the Los Angeles Clippers, for the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Now, Los Angeles will travel to New Orleans to do battle against the Pelicans on Saturday. It's how you prepare for the game, and that's ...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer questions Liverpool treatment of Rashford
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer questions Liverpool treatment of Rashford

The point means that Liverpool , who have 11 games remaining, will be disappointed not to have taken advantage of an injury-ravaged United, who slip to fifth after Arsenal's win over Southampton. It's a drought that has stemmed back to 29 years with memories having to be cast back to 1990 to recall the last time Liverpool had their hands on the ...

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  • Barcelona’s win over Sevilla comes at a pivotal time
Barcelona’s win over Sevilla comes at a pivotal time

Messi nearly single-handedly ensured Barcelona , who have played one extra game, opened a 10-point gap over second-placed Atletico Madrid and a 12-point advantage over Real Madrid . Calling the decision "curious", Solari added: "It is really amusing because we did not ask to play in different conditions, but we will face it as a big challenge".

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  • ESPN Cancels
ESPN Cancels "College GameDay" in Syracuse in Wake of Boeheim Crash

Boeheim then goes on to recap Syracuse's game vs. Duke and what went wrong in the second half. Jimenez was a passenger in a vehicle that hit a patch of ice and collided into a guardrail. Police said Boeheim has been cooperating with the investigation. "I love this community, and to see so many of my fellow community members rally around the J...

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  • Johnson leads McIlroy by four at WGC-Mexico
Johnson leads McIlroy by four at WGC-Mexico

It was part of a third-round 68 from McIlroy that featured six birdies and three bogeys. Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood are a further two shots back on seven under, two ahead of Tiger Woods , who is among a group of players on five under.

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  • Chelsea confirm they will appeal FIFA's transfer ban
Chelsea confirm they will appeal FIFA's transfer ban

However, the ban, subject to appeal, makes that hard for Chelsea . The obvious place to start is with Hazard . The Telegraph also suggest Chelsea's transfer ban will make Eden Hazard even more likely to leave. If Chelsea can not buy the striker, someone else surely will be tempted by his prolific record. Yet I never get the sense ...

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  • Solskjaer says Man Utd will attack Liverpool from the off
Solskjaer says Man Utd will attack Liverpool from the off

England forward Jesse Lingard replaced Mata but had to be removed himself just 16 minutes after coming on with a hamstring problem. "Man United have to match the energy and aggression of the Liverpool players". What does it mean? On the string of injuries that interrupted the opening 45 minutes, Manchester United legend Gary Neville said: '...

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  • Taiwanese player stuns ex-No. 1 to reach Dubai tennis quarterfinals
Taiwanese player stuns ex-No. 1 to reach Dubai tennis quarterfinals

Belinda Bencic survived six match points on her way to shocking No 8 seed Arnya Sabalenka at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday night. "And because a year ago I wasn't even anywhere close to this ranking and people didn't pay attention to me and that's something that I'm comfortable with".

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  • What Annoyed Cristiano Ronaldo Said After 2-0 Defeat To Atletico
What Annoyed Cristiano Ronaldo Said After 2-0 Defeat To Atletico

Alvaro Morata also had a goal chalked off by the assistance of VAR, after it was deemed he had pushed Giorgio Chiellini in a controversial incident. Chelsea have also been linked with the World Cup victor but the opportunity to work with Ronaldo once again may be too good to pass up for the management maestro that is Zinedine Zidane.

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  • England thump France to emerge as women's Six Nations favourites
England thump France to emerge as women's Six Nations favourites

His England had stepped up from smashing Ireland to achieve their biggest win over France since a 37-0 result in 1911. One bright spark in a bleak afternoon for France was Penaud, who burst through the gain line on multiple occasions during the first half and finished off a lovely try to bring his side some hope, even if it was quickly do...

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  • Flying high: Diallo shows off high-flying skills to win National Basketball Association dunk crown
Flying high: Diallo shows off high-flying skills to win National Basketball Association dunk crown

Then Hamidou Diallo one-upped it by dunking over Shaquille O'Neal. The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and the playoffs are still three months away, which means it is time for the All-Star Weekend. "I don't want anybody to get it twisted at all". "I honestly didn't know I was going to hit the shot, but I had to give myself a chance, ...

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  • Patriots pick up four compensatory draft picks
Patriots pick up four compensatory draft picks

So yes, the team's current order of picks is not likely to last with the Seahawks nearly certainly hoping to acquire more picks, and with the easiest way to do that being to trade down with its first-rounder, as it has so often done in past years.

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  • United Nations chief urges India, Pakistan 'mutual engagement'
United Nations chief urges India, Pakistan 'mutual engagement'

The Prime Minister directed both the Ministry of Interior and security institutions to immediately accelerate actions on ground, the report said. "The incident was conceived, planned and executed indigenously", said a statement issued following a meeting of Pakistan's National Security Committee, which added Pakistan was "not involved in any way,...

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  • Arsenal's Ozil needs to be 'more consistent' to earn start - Emery
Arsenal's Ozil needs to be 'more consistent' to earn start - Emery

Scotland's participation in Europe ended on Thursday after 10-man Celtic fell 1-0 at Valencia, already 2-0 up from the first leg in Glasgow and winners in Spain thanks to Kevin Gameiro's 70th-minute strike. Goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos either side of the break sealed a comfortable 3-1 aggregate win as the Gunners ...

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  • Steelers won't use tag on Le'Veon Bell
Steelers won't use tag on Le'Veon Bell

There had been some talk about using the transition tag , but we can officially kill all speculation. You probably know the story by now, Bell was not happy to be hit with the franchise tag this past season, so he sat out the entire campaign.

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  • Khedira out of Juve game with Atletico due to irregular heartbeat
Khedira out of Juve game with Atletico due to irregular heartbeat

It was his allegiances with the European champions that upset a number of Atleti supporters, while others were frustrated that a deal for Morata was pursued instead of giving youngsters such as Borja Garces the chance to impress in the first team.

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  • LeBron James reacts to Zion Williamson’s injury
LeBron James reacts to Zion Williamson’s injury

By comparison, reports a day before the Super Bowl earlier this month at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium listed the "get-in" price for the cheapest seats as around $2,900. Zion Williamson is the most dynamic player in college basketball , and fellow freshmen Barrett and Reddish are prolific playmakers as well. Tickets to Wednesday night's game ...

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  • Manny Machado got $300 million anyway, so what took so long?
Manny Machado got $300 million anyway, so what took so long?

All the players I've spoken to in the last few months openly wanted the White Sox to sign him. "F**k yeah. S**t, maybe you'll stop asking me this", said Tim Anderson when I asked what is hopefully my very last Machado question. 2 overall prospect in baseball. "If we're interested in any player, to sit down with them face to face and ask him, ...

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  • More Bryce Harper sirens are going off
More Bryce Harper sirens are going off

Will there be a surprise appearance from one of the two biggest names on the free-agent market? They've made a "serious offer" to the outfielder. The White Sox first full-squad workout comes Monday. They might become the division favorites if they land Harper. All along, the Phillies have been among the top rumored suitors for Harper (and Mach...

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  • Alabama woman who joined ISIS regrets decision, wants to come home
Alabama woman who joined ISIS regrets decision, wants to come home

While declining to discuss Muthana's case specifically , State Department deputy spokesman Robert Palladino said that the status of USA citizens detained in Syria "is by definition extremely complicated". "And [Pompeo] fully agrees", the United States president wrote. In late 2014, shortly after moving to Syria, Muthana posted on Twitter a p...

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