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Ball Brothers Put On A Show In Lithuanian Debut

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LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are about to tip off for the first time in Lithuania . and it's all being livestreamed for the Ball fans/haters out there. Vytautas is already seeing the benefits as they've become the most popular team in the country as a result. "I'm excited for the fact they named something after the Big Baller Brand. Read More »

Australia close on victory in Sydney test

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He added: "I think a lot of people over the last 10 years, since the IPL (started) in India, are saturated and have got it in their head about scoring rates". Vince was singled out for criticism by England's assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, following an Ashes campaign in which he made 242 runs at 26.88, but consistently gave away his wicket after a promising start, making scores of between 15 and 25 in six of his nine innings. Read More »

Iwobi in trouble for attending party before Arsenal defeat to Forest

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The 21-year-old Nigeria worldwide was filmed dancing in central London at 2:37 a.m. on Saturday in a video uploaded to Snapchat, in a story reported by The Sun . "You do not want to lose good players, do you?" "First of all you have to be cautious with the news coming out, when you read what is reported it is like he has taken drugs. Read More »

Lakers coach Luke Walton's job safe

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For a night, the Lakers offered a reprieve from the incessant negativity that gripped the franchise for two weeks. After his comments, which were printed Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles avoided further humiliation by snapping a nine-game losing streak with a 132-113 win over the Hawks. Read More »

Packers Reportedly Name Pettine Defensive Coordinator

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Pettine, who interviewed with the team Tuesday, was a consultant for the Seahawks this season. The addition of Mike Pettine comes with high hopes for a Green Bay defense that struggled in the later parts of the season. According to Pro Football Reference , the Jets finished first in the league in points and yards allowed in 2009 and sixth in points and third in yards allowed in 2010. Read More »

FA to adopt Rooney Rule in appointing future England managers

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When a successor to Gareth Southgate is eventually required, at least one black or ethnic minority candidate is set to be interviewed. Martin Glenn confirmed that the "Rooney Rule" will be enforced across the entire England set-up as of 2018 as the FA attempts to boost diversity in the game. Read More »

Chucky's Back! Raiders Officially Hire Jon Gruden as Head Coach

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He will be re-introduced as the Raiders head coach on Tuesday in a press conference at 12 p.m. PT. The Raiders officially announced Gruden will be their new head coach shortly after the game. It hasn't been a secret for a while now, but Sean McDonough made everything crystal clear when he bid Jon Gruden farewell prior to the Titans-Chiefs game on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Kayaker banned for 8 years after spiking rival's drink

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Komatsu was a member of the K4 500m crew which reached the semi-finals. He added a banned muscle-strengthening substance to a drink belonging to a 25-year-old rival at the national championship last September. Komatsu denied any wrongdoing, which prompted the Japanese Canoe Federation (GTP) to launch an inquiry into the incident. "It is the kind of thing that has never been heard of in Japan's sporting history". Read More »

Bulls plan to move Nikola Mirotic, who is 'intrigued' by Jazz

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Mirotic is reportedly willing to waive his no-trade clause, which would allow the Bulls to move him when he becomes eligible to be traded on January 15. He also dropped a nugget that the Bulls are looking to land a first round pick for Mirotic . However, Mirotic can't be traded until January 15, when restrictions are lifted as a result of him signing as a restricted free agent over the summer. Read More »

Reggie Lynch Found Responsible for Second Sexual Assault, Still Practicing With Minnesota

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The committee can either affirm or reverse the recommendations. A third accuser has since come forward, saying she was assaulted by Lynch on April 7, 2016, at an off-campus location. As a result, the EOAA recommended Lynch be suspended from school and banned from campus until no earlier than August 1, 2020. Were the ruling from Minnesota's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office to stand regarding Lynch's impending suspension, it would end his basketball career with the Golden ... Read More »

Georgia QB Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington

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Eason, a former five-star recruit, is a native of Lake Stevens, Washington , a town less than an hour north of the UW campus in Seattle. Quarterback Jacob Eason , Georgia's Week 1 starter, is leaning heavily toward transferring to Washington, reports Adam Jude of the Seattle Times . Read More »

Panthers fire OC Mike Shula and QB coach Ken Dorsey

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There are some other proven coordinators now unemployed with ties to either Rivera or the Panthers, including former Carolina offensive coordinator and Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski and ex-Chargers coach and Broncos coordinator Mike McCoy. Read More »

Local hope Nick Kyrgios powers to Brisbane title

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Team World took a 2-0 overall lead when world No. 3 and reigning ATP Finals champion Grigor Dimitrov beat a retired (at least from singles) Lleyton Hewitt 4-1, 4-2. Kyrgios has flown to Sydney today, joining one of Australia's greatest ever. "The way I put myself in some pretty tough situations, came back from a set down three times against three pretty good opponents, that's just confidence mentally but physically as well", he said of his week in Brisbane. Read More »

Trump's behavior at the College Football Playoff Championship raised some questions

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Flank by members of the military, Trump , with his right hand over his heart, appeared to mumble his way through the anthem, at times clearly mouthing other words that weren't in the Star Spangled Banner . The much anticipated game is being played in Atlanta and Trump's attendance was seen as a tip to his love of football and professional sports. Trump said Monday afternoon in Tennessee that there's "plenty of space for people to express their views and to protest". Read More »

Donald Glover on How 'Atlanta' Season 2 Is Like 'Tiny Toon Adventures'

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In case you're unfamiliar, here's the premise: "Two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families". He is the first Black director to receive this honor . Glover is up for five nominations, one for Record of the Year for his hit single "Redbone" and Album of the Year Awaken, My Love . Read More »

Alabama player proposes to girlfriend after winning National Championship

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Hegstetter played basketball at Alabama between 2012-2016. Amid a raucous celebration on the field after his Crimson Tide knocked off Georgia in overtime 26-23, Bozeman proposed to his girlfriend on the field. He finally gave his offensive line teammates a heads up five minutes before he popped the question. Tagovailoa provided the offensive spark that Alabama needed to rally and come away with the big win, despite never leading a second in the game. Read More »

South Africa train crash: 200 injured near Johannesburg

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Both trains had passengers on board and were headed for Springs in the east of Gauteng. Maloka said that Metrorail can not say what led to the collision. Last week, 19 people died, and hundreds of others were injured when a truck refused to stop for a Shosholoza Meyl train in the Free State near Kroonstad. Read More »

Not eyeing anyone's territory to exploit resources, PM Modi's dig at China

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India has been traditionally providing development aid to these countries. Delivering a keynote speech at the inaugural edition of PIO Parliamentarian Conference at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the national capital, the PM also said that the country has moved ahead from the "nothing-will-change" (jaisa pehle tha vaisa chalta rahega, kuch badlega nahi) mindset has made World Bank and International Monetary Fund look at it in a positive way. Read More »

Dakar 2018: CS Santosh, Aravind KP And Stage 3 Updates

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Despres ended the day with a 27-second lead over his compatriot, team mate and defending champion Stephane Peterhansel , who is chasing his 14th Dakar title. Stage 3 of the Dakar 2018 - from Pisco to San Juan de Marcona - brought largely positive results for the two Indian manufacturers participating. Describing his performance, Mena said, "This was the first really hard stage with tough navigation". Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte: It's personal between me and Jose Mourinho

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The ex-Juventus manager admits he "won't forget" Mourinho's harsh words. Mourinho then came out with the most explosive retort so far late Friday, saying he will never be "suspended for match-fixing". "I think it's hard to answer this type of comment because when a person, their target is to offend and insult another person, [it means] you're a little man", Conte told reporters. Read More »

Pistons' Van Gundy blasts ESPN for using Ball in anti-Walton story

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Not only did Kerr avoid blaming ESPN singularly for the ruckus, he compared Ball unfavorably to the Kardashian family and even took the media as a whole to task. But people care. They must care. "It's a societal thing more than anything", Kerr said. "This is not an ESPN judgment, it's a societal thing more than anything, but where we're going is we're going away from covering the game and we're getting closer to just sensationalised news", he said. Read More »

Arsenal 'open to offloading Francis Coquelin amid West Ham United interest'

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Coquelin, 26, joined Arsenal from French side Stade Lavallois in July 2008 and has made over 150 appearances for the club, despite spending loan spells at Lorient, Freiburg and Charlton. Arsenal may facilitate a few departures in the coming weeks with a number of peripheral players searching for game-time ahead of this summer's World Cup but they may also welcome some fresh faces, with West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans high on Wenger's wishlist. Read More »

Bill Belichick denies problems with Tom Brady, Robert Kraft

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I've already commented at length about that situation. On Guerrero, Belichick added: "I respect Alex, and I think I have a good professional relationship with him. "We talk about things organizationally and make decisions". Per WEEI.com, Belichick also refused to answer the rumors, saying he's interested in getting the team ready for their Saturday game against the Tennessee Titans in the divisional round. Read More »

Social Media Doesn't Think President Trump Knows the National Anthem Lyrics

Bo Scarborough, a key player for Alabama , was filmed making his feelings about the president clear before the game kicked off. Viewers at home wondered if President Donald Trump knew the words to the "Star-Spangled Banner" after it appeared that he stopped mouthing the lyrics before the College Football Playoff Championship. Read More »

Man United behind Barcelona in race to sign Antoine Griezmann

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Although Barcelona have signed Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho for an incredibly large sum, some experts still believe there's enough in the tank to sign Antoine Griezmann too. With Barcelona also said to be chasing the France global, Griezmann is reported to have significantly upped his salary demands should be sign for Jose Mourinho's team. Read More »

Fleetwood Town v Leicester City

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Leicester striker Jamie Vardy , who once played for Fleetwood, was not included in the Midlands club's lineup, spending a chilly lunchtime watching from the stands. Jakupovic fumbled it back onto the post before gathering the ball, ensuring a replay. The England global might be fit for the replay, which is scheduled for Jan 16 at Leicester's King Power stadium. Read More »

Azarenka pulls out of Australian Open

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Azarenka played only six matches in 2017 and her year-ending ranking plummeted to No. 208. The 23 time Grand Slam victor made a return to the big stage at an exhibition at Abu Dhabi last month where she lost to the French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko . Read More »

Chiefs Could Trade Alex Smith This Offseason

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He led the Chiefs to back-to-back AFC West titles for the first time in franchise history, made the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons and set all kinds of club records along the way, including pass attempts and postseason touchdown passes. Read More »