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Simmons, Mitchell and Doncic headline Rising Stars rosters

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This is the fifth straight year that the Rising Stars event will showcase a USA vs. Doncic will be joined by reigning Rookie of the Year victor Ben Simmons, Raptors forward OG Anunoby , Suns center Deandre Ayton , Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic , Clippers guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Nets forward Rodions Kurucs , Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen , Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie and Cavaliers forward Cedi Osman . Read More »

Qatar beat UAE 4-0 to reach Asian Cup final

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But it wasn't until tournament top scorer Almoez Ali scored Qatar's second goal in the 37th minute that the missiles started, with his goal celebration being interrupted by shoes being thrown from the crowd. Ali's goal was his eighth of the tournament, equaling the record set by Iran forward Ali Daei in 1996 when the Asian Cup was also hosted by the UAE. Read More »

Rams player says ‘age has definitely taken a toll’ on Tom Brady

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Jared Goff promised one whale of a gift if the Rams win the Super Bowl . "Now with that being said, if the Rams can stop the running game, and double Edelman, I think they will have a chance". "I don't know", Gronkowski said when asked if Sunday will be his last National Football League game. Someone that I found myself drawn to once I got there and I see him around the facility all the time. Read More »

Solskjaer Rules Out Player Exit At Man United

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Newport, who have already knocked out top-flight Leicester City, drew 1-1 at Middlesbrough on Saturday and host the replay on February 5. Elsewhere, Premier League sides Manchester City and Crystal Palace will be happy to face weaker opponents. Read More »

Justin Rose reinforces No 1 status with new Honma clubs

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Rose and Scott had both been forced to lay up at the par-five 18th after tugging their drives left of the fairway, and Rose was well aware that a lapse in concentration would be costly as he lined up his third over water from 117 yards. "He's the No. 1 player in the world, and he's showing why", Scott said. Russell Knox hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the Farmers Insurance Open , and finished the round bogey free. Read More »

No.2 Duke vs Notre Dame Preview and Prediction

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The Cavaliers shot 44.4 percent on 8 of 18 3-pointers, dominated the boards 45-33 and made just two turnovers. The Duke run got up to 11-0 after three more points from Williamson and a layup via Jones to push the advantage to 17-2. Junior forward Mamadi Diakite played a big role in the run, with six points to start off the contest. That poor 3-point shooting left Duke with an ACC-worst 26.3 rate from behind the arc in league play. Read More »

Sergio Aguero Starts - Manchester City Team vs Newcastle Confirmed

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Manchester City have confirmed their team and substitutes to take to the pitch at St James' Park for a Premier League clash against Newcastle United tonight. For ourselves and, of course, to make them feel that we are there". He has captained the Blues to three Premier League titles, the FA Cup and three League Cups and will have a testimonial next August after 10 years at the club - with profits going to a Manchester-based homeless fund. Read More »

Arsenal close to signing Barcelona’s Denis Suárez on loan

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Cardiff players and staff wore daffodils in tribute to Sala while Arsenal gave out daffodils to supporters entering the Emirates. Explaining the reasoning behind the gesture, Choo said: 'It is a yellow flower, the flower of Wales and has significance to Nantes. Read More »

Men's College Basketball: Georgia Tech vs. #2 Duke

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. The No. 2 Duke Blue Devils (17-2, 6-1 ACC) travel to Notre Dame for a Monday night matchup against the Fighting Irish at the Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. The Blue Devils were 1-for-12 on first-half 3-point attempts and shot 29.6 percent from the field against Georgia Tech's zone defense. This was the second time in eight days that Duke shot in the teens - or worse - from 3-point range. Read More »

Manchester United lower asking price for Marouane Fellaini

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The 31-year-old has been with the Old Trafford giants since 2013, with the former Everton midfielder establishing himself as a key figure under Jose Mourinho . Fellaini signed a new contract with Manchester United last summer after it seemed certain that he would be leaving the club on a free transfer. Global team-mates Axel Witsel, Yannick Carrasco and most recently Mousa Dembele have all made moves to China and Fellaini is open to a transfer to the far-east. Read More »

Hosts Australia to play India in the Women's T20 WC 2020 opener

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The tournament starts on February 21, with the final also being held at the MCG on March 8, International Women's Day. They will then travel to Sydney to play South Africa at the SCG four days later before a clash with world No 2-ranked India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 1. Read More »

Transfer: Mane speaks on leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid

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Speaking about the video of Chamberlain in training in Dubai, Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com at Melwood : "I loved it like the fans loved it, if they loved it!" "And what did I do? I signed... "I think it just happened naturally", Mane said of a productive partnership with two other star turns. "Still, everyone knew he had a hard time, but since five or six weeks [ago] you can see he sees the end, the light at the end of the tunnel, and that gave him a massive boost, gives us a massive boost, ... Read More »

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino SLAMMED by Dion Dublin over controversial comments

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Tottenham have finished fifth in the Premier League table three times and third once during Pochettino's tenure, and Alderweireld says the club's consistency should not overlooked when measuring their achievements. If you see in the last couple of years how stable we have been to stay in the top four. I told you it would be a massive challenge for us, but we believe it'll be a tough season but no tougher than it's been. Read More »

Murray undergoes hip surgery in London

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British tennis star Andy Murray confirmed on Instagram Tuesday he had undergone hip surgery. He won three Grand Slam titles in his career. At the Australian Open, Murray showed his competitive spirit and talent were undimmed in a five-set defeat by Roberto Bautista-Agut. Read More »

Scotland lose to finalists U.S. in quarter-final

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In Sunday's quarter-finals, Fiji play Canada, New Zealand are against Australia, South Africa play Samoa and US play Scotland. Aminiasi Tuimaba doubled the lead, slashing through the Canada defence for the try. Home favorite New Zealand defeated South Africa in the third-place play-off to take the bronze medal at Hamilton, while England suffered an early exit at the group stages but recovered to lift the Challenge Trophy, defeating Kenya in the final. Read More »

Alonso turns his focus to Triple Crown's final jewel, and beyond

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When the safety auto finally pulled the field down pit lane, Alonso grabbed an umbrella and went to talk to the driver. " Fernando Alonso is one of the most impressive guys I've ever seen, when I heard him come on the radio and absolutely talking in fear I suddenly realised, 'Let's not race any more'". Read More »

City Of Light's Pegasus Win Just 'Icing On The Cake' For McCarthy

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As if stretching out the goodbye, McCarthy had City of Light walk for about a half-hour around the shedrow, then get a bath, followed by another lengthy walk, much of it with the trainer on the shank. "We didn't know if City Of Light could run in this mud", his owner Bill Warren said. "Thank God everything worked out". Accelerate , the 3-2 favorite, paid $2.80. Read More »

LeBron James injury: Lakers star returns to drills

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But, he has missed the Lakers' last 15 games. The 34-year-old James has been out since Christmas because of the most significant injury of his 16-year National Basketball Association career. Of course, with LeBron's camp vocal about their displeasure with Luke Walton , a healthy return to action only hastens the inevitable, especially if the team starts displaying its early-season promise once again. Read More »

Justin Rose holds off challengers to win the Farmers Insurance Open

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It was his 10th straight year with a victory worldwide, including his gold medal from the 2016 Olympics, and his 10th career PGA Tour victory gave him the most of any player from England, breaking a tie with Nick Faldo. "That one was for you Fooch", Rose appeared to say at the camera in reference to his regular caddie, Mark Fulcher, who is now out of action while recovering from minor heart surgery. Read More »

Anthony Davis Rumors: New York Knicks "To Be Aggressive" In Trade Talks

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Teams like Philadelphia, New York, Denver and Miami could all put together intriguing trade packages for New Orleans but would likely need assurances from Davis that he'd be happy with the deal and willing to sign an extension there, otherwise they'd risk mortgaging the future to find themselves in the same place as the Pelicans. Read More »

Kyle Fuller intercepts Andrew Luck at 2019 Pro Bowl

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But Adams wasn't done. His spot went to Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans, who had an interception. After an incomplete pass on a fourth down in the first quarter, Mahomes was shown - and could be heard - yelling "F***" as he jogged off the field. Read More »

Alvaro Morata joins Atletico Madrid from Chelsea on loan

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The move comes after Chelsea signed Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan last week. Morata reportedly agreed personal terms with Diego Simeone's club last week, and is said to be willing to take a pay cut from his usual wage of £120 000 (R2.1 million) a week in a bid to make his stay in Spain a permanent one. Read More »

Rockets agree to send Carmelo Anthony, cash to Bulls

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He is now signed to a one-year veterans minimum deal. Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Rockets last August but struggled to find a role in Houston's rotation. This comes after spending the 2017-2018 season with the Thunder, where he started and played in 78 games with a 16.2 point, 5.8 rebound per game average. Read More »

The FA Cup fifth round draw made live on the One Show

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The Blues eased in to the fifth round after seeing-off League Two Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 on Sunday afternoon thanks largely to a brace from Willian. Middlesbrough and Newport County will head into their replay next week knowing that the chance to host Manchester City is on offer for the winners. Read More »

Rich Paul says Anthony Davis wanted to be 'honest, clear'

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Ultimately, Davis didn't even wait for the Pelicans - now six games out of the playoff race - to be able to offer him an extension. Teams will first want Davis to commit to a contract extension if they were to make a trade. Davis, 25, who is averaging 29.3 points and 13.3 rebounds per game, is now sidelined with a volar plate avulsion fracture of his left index finger. Read More »

Mookie Betts Says He Won't Attend White House With Red Sox

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As of right now, the only other Red Sox Player, who has publicly stated that he is also not attending the White House Visit, is 3B Rafael Devers . "I won't be going there", the reigning AL MVP said . It's a phrase not typically associated with American League MVP Mookie Betts : He's out. It is unclear whether Red Sox manager Alex Cora will join the team. Read More »

'Harry Potter' casts Super Bowl curse on Tom Brady, thanks to Trump

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The Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams on February 3. "I think it was a little bit of both", Mahomes said. Radcliffe, 29, said he didn't think the 41-year-old Brady should retire, but he did say he was pulling for the Los Angeles Rams to beat New England in Super Bowl LIII on February 3 in Atlanta. Read More »

Millwall's victory over Everton marred by violence and alleged racist chanting

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The footage shows dozens of fans throwing punches outside Surrey Keys railway station ahead of the match which took place at Millwall's The Den stadium. " Two points made the difference: we have to be more mature, taking the responsibility on the pitch, and the decision on their second goal ". "We knew what they would do before the match but we gave them what they wanted". Read More »

Anthony Joshua: I Want To Fight Fury Next

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His main target for the last few months has been Wilder - but he would also love to face Fury in a stadium fight as well. Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua , is still gunning to get Wilder in the ring with his fighter. Read More »

Cardiff to honour Emiliano Sala before Arsenal game

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American-born marine scientist and oceanographer David Mearns, based in south-east England, is leading the private search. A new search for missing Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala gets underway after more than £260,000 is raised in private funds. Read More »

UAE send Australia crashing out of Asian Cup

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Mabkhout's ninth Asian Cup goal put him joint third in the all-time top-scorers list, alongside Japan's Naohiro Takahara and behind only South Korea's Lee Dong-gook with 10 and Iranian legend Ali Daei's 14. However, UAE have failed to set the world on fire and fans have hardly been flocking to see them, with swathes of empty seats visible at their matches. Read More »

LeBron's camp hasn't been 'subtle' about Luke Walton feelings

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Hearing 4-6 is not that bad ... fortunately, I don't have to miss the whole year." 'I don't think that he will be. The most intriguing match-up of the day will occur in Oklahoma City when the Thunder host the Milwaukee Bucks . Even going down the team's current bench, a few of the younger players hold some trade value. LeBron James hasn't spoken publicly in about a month, but his camp certainly has an opinion on Lakers coach Luke Walton's future. Read More »