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LeBron James Supports Idea of First Female NBA Coach

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San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon remains the only woman to have taken charge of an National Basketball Association team, when she led the Spurs during the Las Vegas Summer League in 2015. "It shouldn't matter if you're a male or a female", he said. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich hired Hammon in 2014 to join the team's coaching staff. "I mean, if she knows what she's doing, we'll love it", James said following shootaround at Cleveland Clinic Courts Thursday morning. Read More »

Raiola offered Manchester City Pogba in January - Guardiola

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But being a bad guy, like two months ago he offered me Mkhitaryan and Pogba to play with us. 'The only thing I can say is that we want to win. "Why the offer? He was interested in Mkhitaryan and Pogba to play with us?" Pressed about Pogba, Guardiola said: "Pogba is an incredible player ..." "He is consistent and is becoming a top player and a complete midfield player". Read More »

Guardiola: Raiola Offered Me Pogba & Mkhitaryan Two Months Ago

He also played well against Swansea City at home last week as United recorded an eighth Premier League win in 10 games in 2018, but he was brought to shine against Sevilla-class sides, not only against Swansea. It would be a major surprise if Mourinho changed his strategy on Saturday , even though United could face a depleted City owing to the match coming in the middle of a two-leg Champions League quarterfinal with Liverpool . Read More »

Reviewing the draft's No. 16 pick from the last decade

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Replacement level players don't have the same upside as draft picks, so teams will often wait to see if they can draft a guy at that position who could offer more down the line. Mayfield is considered to be somewhat of a wildcard in comparison to the other top-tier quarterbacks in this draft class. Mayfield could potentially bump one of three previously mentioned players out of the top three if the Jets are intent on getting him to join Teddy Bridgewater and Josh McCown on the ... Read More »

Masters Report 2018 - Thursday

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He is now part of the group at 2 under, which also includes Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy . Garcia's 13 equalled the highest score in Masters history, an octuple-bogey that will never be forgotten. 18. He missed an 11-footer for bogey. He has produced plenty of spectacular moments at the Masters - starting with his record-setting first major triumph at the age of 21 in 1997. Read More »

Kevin Knox declares for the NBA Draft, will sign an agent

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He shot 44.7 percent from the field and 34.1 percent from deep. Teammate Marvin Bagley III said last week that he was turning pro and is projected to be a high lottery pick. My development, and my team's development, led to an SEC Championship, and a berth in the Sweet 16. I'm not going to lie, the journey has been rough. Read More »

Bahrain Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo fastest in first free practice

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The Australian clocked 1 minute, 31.06 seconds on the 5.4-kilometer (3.3-mile) desert circuit. World champion Lewis Hamilton was fifth. Bottas only used the soft Pirelli compound during first practice before trying out the supersoft in the later session when conditions were more representative of what is expected during Saturday's Qualifying session and Sunday's race. Read More »

Key Moments From Day One Of The 2018 Masters

He one-putted. He went from 2-over to 10-over. "We were anticipating getting it back to even par , just fighting out way back to even par , " he said."I didn't play either par-5 well". 7. He bounced back with a birdie at No. 12 to get to 2 over for the tournament. "The victor of this tournament doesn't just win a major - he becomes part of the history of the game, and that's what excites me", said Mickelson, a three-time champion, after the 2017 Masters. Read More »

Man City Were Offered Pogba In January - Guardiola

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After that I don't hide. "To finish second, third or fourth is exactly the same - you don't win the title but qualify for the CL group stage, but I prefer to finish second than third, and third than fourth". Scott Patterson: Horrible. United supporters have spent decades laughing at City, and this would be a huge taste of our own medicine. Manchester City are scoring goals for fun. Read More »

Mnuchin says there's 'potential for a trade war' with China

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Speaking to CNBC, he insisted there isn't a trade war going on right now, and also said it made sense to be looking at the stock market over the long term rather than focus on short-term moves. On Wednesday, China responded by announcing plans for tariffs on 106 US products, including soybeans, cars, aerospace and defense. "I'm cautiously optimistic we'll be able to work it out". Read More »

Spieth seizes Masters lead as confidence soars, demons haunt

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He has some catching up to do. The budding bromance between Woods and Mickelson, once arch rivals turned Tuesday practice partners, just stirs this unusual soup in the year's first major at the spectacular Augusta National. "This is a moment I've dreamed of my whole life", Finau said. But it's hard to imagine Spieth won't be the focus on Friday: In his four Masters appearances, he's a combined 9 under par in the second round, with only one over-par round. Read More »

Will it snow during today's Chicago White Sox home opener?

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But trailing 7-4 in the ninth and down to their last strike twice, they turned it around in a hurry. Phillies 5, Marlins 0 - At Philadelphia: Phillies manager Gabe Kapler got booed in the home opener when he pulled Nick Pivetta in the sixth inning with a shutout intact, but the move worked out this time as the Philadelphia bullpen held on for a win over Miami. Read More »

Facebook announces major transparency initiative for ads and pages

The moves are meant to clamp down on fake pages and accounts such as those used to disrupt the 2016 presidential elections in the US and elsewhere. The scraped information was limited to what a user had already chosen to make public - which, depending on a person's privacy settings, could be a lot - as well as what Facebook requires people to share. Read More »

Action is initiated after the hacking of MoD website: Nirmala Sitharaman

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However, officials denied a security breach. She says that the website will be restored shortly. The website of Ministry of Defence was down, apparently hacked as its homepage showed a Chinese character. The website shall be restored shortly. "A total number of 493 affected websites were used for malware propagation", Minister of State for Electronics and IT KJ Alphons said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. Read More »

Hamilton To Receive Bahrain GP Grid Penalty after Gearbox Change

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Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton is set to drop five places on the grid from wherever he qualifies at the Bahrain Grand Prix due to an unscheduled gearbox change. Mercedes are now only committed to the sport until 2020. "It's going to be interesting to see what is happening in Formula One as I am an integral part of it so it'll be great to know how it all sits for us". Read More »

Browns trade Kevin Hogan to Washington for late-round pick

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They originally traded rookie starting quarterback Deshone Kizer to the Packers, in a deal that returned defensive back Damarious Randall. The NFL Network reported earlier in the week that Hogan had requested a trade. 162 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft . He never played another game for the Browns, and finished the season with 517 passing yards, four touchdowns, and five interceptions. Read More »

Indian cyclists disappoint on day 2 of Commonwealth Games

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For White Rock swimmer Hilary Caldwell, the Commonwealth Games - which opened Wednesday in Gold Coast , Australia - could very well be her last hurrah as a competitive swimmer. She took round one with a score of 10-8, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9. In the 21st Commonwealth Games, Mirabai Chanu was the on the lips of every Indian on Thursday, but it was Sanjita Chanu's turn on Friday to attract all the limelight by winning a gold and a snatch record in the 53kg category. Read More »

Cameron Meredith signs offer sheet with New Orleans Saints Video

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However, before Meredith can officially sign a contract with the Saints , the Bears will get a chance to match the offer, since Meredith is a restricted free agent. Meredith also took trips to visit the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts, but clearly felt a connection to New Orleans. The level of interest in bringing him back could be skewed a bit with the offseason additions of both Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel. Read More »

Raikkonen tops Bahrain Grand Prix practice

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The Australian was 0.3 seconds quicker than Bottas and 0.4 seconds faster than Raikkonen. Bottas claimed his first F1 pole with Mercedes there in 2017 while his fellow Finn has an incredible eight podium finishes albeit still no win in the desert. Read More »

Russian Federation join Monaco in grid girl crusade

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It's reported today by F1i.com that grid girls will be making a one-off return to F1 at this year's Monaco Grand Prix in May. "While the practice of employing grid girls has been a staple of Formula 1 Grands Prix for decades, we feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms ". Read More »

Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth surges to the top of the leaderboard

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They feted Gary Player for contesting 52 straight US Masters as he hit a ceremonial first tee shot on Friday (AEST), a moment before Jack Nicklaus hunched over and did the same. Three-times champion Phil Mickelson was two shots back of the early second-round leader when an errant tee shot and a failed punch out led to a triple-bogey at the par-four ninth that brought him to one-over par for the tournament. Read More »

Antonio Conte responds to reports about leaving Chelsea

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It is not true . "It's very hard for me but this season I have listened to a lot of speculation - since the start of the season, not just now". "This is the only truth". "We have to try to do everything to try to continue to have the possibility to fight for a place in the Champions League. But I see two different situations and it is not right to mix the situations, we must have great respect for the tragedy and think to play football to give the best during the game". Read More »

Anaelle Charles Named SBC Women's Track Athlete of the Week

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New Richmond's girls team is extremely young, but they have plenty of talent. The annual Kelderman Invitational which was scheduled for April 9 has already been rescheduled and is set to take place on April 23. "We knew she was talented, and discus had always been her strong suit in high school, but we didn't expect her to perform this well this early in the season. Read More »

'Horrible' atmosphere helped Liverpool beat Man City - Oxlade-Chamberlain

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The wave of pressure and intensity from Liverpool led to the scoring of three goals in the space of 19 minutes for Jurgen Klopp's side however, the England worldwide was quick to put a lid on celebrations as he acknowledged another resilient performance is needed on Tuesday to seal the Red's place in the semi-finals of the competition. Read More »

Simeone: Costa's best game since his Atletico return

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The second legs take place next Thursday, 12 April. "We have to be realistic". Mkhitaryan should have put the hosts ahead inside three minutes when he shot into the side-netting before Ramsey's first goal of the night was ruled out for offside against Ozil. Read More »

LeT militants behead youth in Kashmir

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On Wednesday night, terrorists barged into the house of Abdul Gaffar Bhat in north Kashmir's Hajin and abducted Gaffar and his son Manzoor. A decapitated body of a 25-year-old youth, who was abducted by unidentified militants on Wednesday night from his home in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, was recovered on Friday morning. Read More »

Everton looking to exploit Liverpool's Champions League focus

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Liverpool make the short trip across Stanley Park in high spirits this weekend as they attempt to prolong their longest ever unbeaten run against Everton . "I think each Evertonian thinks that, at Goodison, there must be a few extra per cent of desire [in a derby]". We played better in the Cup tie but were more effective in the league game. Read More »

Make it 2 out of 3 as Villanova Buries Michigan

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Although the Final Four/championship game was somewhat disappointing (all thanks to Villanova , they were clearly the best team this season), there was no shortage of madness for fans. Legendary coach Rollie Massimino guided the '85 team and he was in attendance in '16. DiVincenzo will likely address the issue further in the coming days. Read More »

Brandin Cooks was a fine fit, the Pats couldn't re-sign him

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Losing a first-round pick for a second year in a row may seem frustrating at first, but when seeing what Cooks will hopefully bring to the table with his speed and deep threat ability, this will be well worth it for Los Angeles. Wideouts Danny Amendola and Chris Hogan both had over 100 yards receiving in the game and produced multiple plays of over 20 yards. The New England Patriots have parted ways with a number of key offensive players this offseason. Read More »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : Barcelona cruise past AS Roma

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Edin Dzeko pulled one back for Roma in the 80th minute before Suarez scored Barcelona's fourth, breaking his streak of 10 matches without a goal in the competition. Instead, they benefitted from two fortuitous own goals and some careless Roma finishing. "Tonight they had help both from the referee and from us". Read More »

Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets key Barcelona's comfortable 4-1 win over Roma

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Gerard Pique scored Barca's fourth goal in their midweek win, while his defensive partner Samuel Umtiti played a major role in one of the own goals scored by Roma in their Champions League encounter. It doesn't matter if they're own goals, what are we supposed to do? City did not manage a single attempt on target in a first half Liverpool completely controlled but came into it more as the hosts, who lost Salah to injury, exhausted in the second period. Read More »

Star promotes MI vs CSK opening clash through a new TVC

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IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony will be broadcast on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD in English Commentary. The core team is nearly exactly what has been playing on behalf of Chennai. Similarly, for Chennai, it is Suresh Raina who is expected to lead the batting while Dhoni is expected to have a more important role this season according to the team management. Read More »