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Bulls waive Carmelo Anthony; Lakers seen as possible destination

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Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Lakers remain a possibility for Anthony. According to Wojnarowski, this was all part of Anthony's plan to allow him to become a free agent once again. Anthony averaged 13.4 points in 10 games with the Rockets. He has averaged 24.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in his career. The Bulls acquired the draft rights to Jon Diebler and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Tadija Dragicevic. Read More »

Failed to Seize Opportunities: Bhupathi

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That makes the big difference", Bopanna told reporters when asked how is Bhupathi different to previous captains he has played under. Ramkumar Ramanathan failed to capitalise on two break points as world No. For Italy, top-ranked singles player Marco Cecchinato was paired with Simone Bolelli, the 2015 Australian Open victor in the doubles. That put a lot of pressure on me because he is a good front-runner and has a very good serve. Read More »

Rafael Nadal gets engaged to girlfriend Mery Perello

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It is reported that Rafa proposed to his girlfriend previous year in May and post this the couple zoomed off to Rome but the couple kept it private for the first eight months of their engagement. " I have a girlfriend too and I am not alone to take decisions ". So I was knowing a little bit of the city and we enjoyed it. "Obviously, I have the intention of forming a family ", Nadal explained. Read More »

Man City, Liverpool look to bounce back

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Beating the Gunners would reduce the gap with Liverpool to just two points again, with Jurgen Klopp's men facing West Ham 24 hours later. However, Vincent Kompany will again miss out as he has since the win over Liverpool in January, with Guardiola sounding nearly fed up when he said he had "no idea" when the skipper will return. Read More »

Former Packer Julius Peppers retires from NFL

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I'm grateful, I'm satisfied, and at peace with all that comes next....thank you". He ranks fourth in NFL History, according to the Panthers , with 159.5 sacks, 715 tackles and 266 games. He brought instant credibility to a Packers locker room that didn't often get the chance to welcome veteran free agents. "When he speaks, everyone listens", Panthers owner David Tepper said in a news release. Read More »

Former Cowboys Quarterback, Assistant Coach Wade Wilson Passes Away At 60

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He played with five different National Football League teams during a 19-year career that spanned from 1981 to 1999. Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com reported Wilson died at his home in Coppell, Texas. In 17 National Football League seasons, Wilson won 36 games and passed for over 17,000 yards while tossing 99 touchdowns and 102 interceptions. He served as Troy Aikman's backup on the Cowboys Super Bowl XXX championship team in 1995. Read More »

First T20I: West Indies women opt to bat against Pakistan

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The 31-year-old from Trinidad is leading the 13-member side that landed in Karachi early Wednesday, amid tight security for the first visit to Pakistan by a non-Asian women's team in 15 years. The big-hitting Dottin continued her attack, taking West Indies past 50 before Shemaine Campbelle was run out on four. But both Knight and Shemaine Campbelle (4) fell in the space of 17 runs to leave the Windies on 51 for two in the ninth over before Dottin found a stable partner in Nation to ... Read More »

Anthony Martial signs new five-year contract with Manchester United

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Previously linked with moves to PSG and Juventus, Martial went from being nearly out of the club in pre-season, to become one of the club's top scorers and more productive players. "I spoke (to him) about my experience at this club what he can achieve". We've had now six weeks together, we found out what strengths, weaknesses we've got. Read More »

Penguins deal Derick Brassard to Panthers in four-player trade

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Florida dealt forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann to Pittsburgh in exchange for forwards Derick Brassard , Riley Sheahan , a second-round pick and two fourth-round picks in 2019. The team is now projected to have $21 million in cap space next season, if the cap stays flat at $79.5 million. McCann, 22, has played in 48 games this season. Read More »

Police raid finds horse shock devices

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Police said the three men arrested would be questioned over "sporting integrity matters". Weir is one of Australia's best-known horse trainers and was behind the 2015 Melbourne Cup victor Prince of Penzance. Certainly that's my experience. The 48-year-old was one of three people arrested and then released during raids on properties, including stables, at Ballarat and Warrnambool on Wednesday. Read More »

Manchester City boss held inquest following defeat at Newcastle

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Rafael Benitez's Liverpool fell just short in 2008/09 against a Manchester United side blessed with Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney in their prime and who remain the last team to retain the Premier League . Hopefully, we can improve and we can do better in the upcoming games. "When City have opportunities like last night, where they're leading and have the game under control, they need to put Liverpool under a bit of pressure", Smith added. Read More »

Pats paying for Josh Gordon's inpatient drug treatment

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According to Doug Kyed of NESN, the Patriots are now paying for Gordon to receive treatment in Gainesville, Fla., and are open to an eventual return. Gordon has been suspended by the National Football League for failing drug tests multiple times throughout his career. Read More »

Japan 0-2 Qatar

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If someone had said at the beginning of the tournament that Qatar would be in the 2019 Asian Cup final, they would have probably been considered insane. Japan's captain Maya Yoshida calls for fair play ahead of the Asian Cup final on Friday against Qatar . Al-Rawi was suspended for the semifinal because of bookings but would be in line to play in the final. Read More »

Azarenka to play Kvitova after beating Gasparyan

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Azarenka was far from that pace, winning just eight out of 26 points on serve and suffering four breaks, including the crucial one at 2-5 when Kvitova fired two service winners to wrap up the opener in no time at all. "In the next few days I'll meet my medical team to evaluate the situation and I'm looking forward to getting back into competition as soon as possible". Read More »

Girona vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

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Real reached the Copa del Rey semis after completing a 7-3 aggregate victory over Girona on Thursday while Barcelona pulled off a brilliant comeback to beat Sevilla , overturning a 2-0 first-leg deficit by winning 6-1 at the Camp Nou. Read More »

Arsenal signing Denis Suarez proud of Iniesta comparison

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Speaking prior to the 25-year-old's loan move to the Emirates, Emery was asked where he envisaged Suarez playing, saying: 'We need wingers. Emery deployed Suarez mainly as an attacking midfielder, although there were times when the playmaker was needed to fill in in several other positions. Read More »

College Basketball Roundup: Texas men top Kansas 73-63

Kerwin Roach II scored 15 points and Jase Febres scored 12, knocking down three critical 3-pointers for the Longhorns late in the second half. Consequently, the Jayhawks are now tied for third in the Big 12 standings - one game back of Baylor and Kansas State in the loss column. Read More »

Markovic ends Liverpool nightmare with Fulham move

The club's co-owner Tony Khan added: " Lazar Markovic is a gifted young player; we're pleased to welcome him from Liverpool for the remainder of the season". Everyone at LFC wishes Lazar all the best at his new club. Markovic made 34 appearances under Brendan Rodgers in his campaign at Anfield before falling down the pecking order. Read More »

Son Heung-min: 'Tottenham Hotspur not giving up on Premier League title'

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They duly secured that win soon after when Fernando Llorente placed a header into the bottom corner of Ben Foster's goal to send the Tottenham fans home happy, and a little relived. "It was a gift to him, a gift to the supporters and to all the team because we deserved the win". Son Heung-min, back from the Asian Cup, cancelled out Craig Cathcart's 38th-minute opener before Fernando Llorente nodded in an 87th-minute victor. Read More »

McGregor reacts to his NSAC punishment

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Khabib's immediate reaction to the settlement was to bemoan "politics". While "The Notorious" seems pleased with how things have panned out, Nurmagomedov has made it clear he's angry with NSAC for handing his teammates a lengthy punishment and has vowed never to fight in Las Vegas again. Read More »

Maple Leafs acquire defenceman Jake Muzzin from Kings

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The Kings get forward Carl Grundstrom and the rights to unsigned defenseman Sean Durzi in the deal. He carries a $4 million cap hit through next season. "He's proven himself over a good career now to be able to move the puck, to excel at playing against high-quality competition and to contribute offensively". Read More »

Virgil van Dijk calls for patience in Liverpool's Premier League title chase

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On Keita's penalty claim, Klopp said: 'The 1-1 is absolutely OK. "The ball didn't roll really, and when you have the ball for 70-80 percent of the time, then it makes life really uncomfortable". The Reds will be hoping to get back on track with a win away at West Ham on Monday night. "We're disappointed we couldn't get the three points, but we take one, we move on and try to be better in the next game". Read More »

Basketball: Steven Adams misses out on NBA All-Star selection

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Because of a season-ending injury, Oladipo will be replaced in the pool, selected by the commissioner. Despite having a career-best season with the Oklahoma City Thunder , the 25-year-old Kiwi was left out of the Western Conference team's reserve selections for the NBA's annual All-Star game. Read More »

Darren Weir charged by Racing Victoria

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Michelle Payne distanced herself from Weir after his arrest. His biggest win came in the 2015 Melbourne Cup when 100-1 chance Prince Of Penzance claimed a famous victory for jockey Michelle Payne. There is still a possibility Weir-trained horses due to race at Moonee Valley on Friday night and at Caulfield on Saturday could be scratched as a result however such an outcome is dependent on the results of the show cause hearing. Read More »

Leicester sign Monaco's Tielemans on loan

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As a teenager, Tielemans was regarded as one of the brightest young stars in Europe, but he hasn't quite fulfilled that potential since leaving Anderlecht for Monaco in 2017. Tottenham Hotspur could make a surprise late signing this window as Chairman Daniel Levy is willing to sanction a move to hijack the deal between Leicester and Monaco regarding Youri Tielemans . Read More »

Blow for Sri Lanka ahead of Aussie Test

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But the Oval's traditional capacity to produce an abrasive surface conducive to reverse swing will certainly aid his cause after five home Tests in which the old ball has more or less stayed gun-barrel straight. Australian captain Tim Paine will take a win at the toss any way he can. There is, however, a good chance he will be part of the Ashes squad. Read More »

NBA roundup: Paul George's new record in season against Bucks

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SPURS 132, WIZARDS 119: LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and San Antonio snapped a two-game skid at home. George is tied for ninth in the league in 3-point shots contested, and among the top 10 players in that category, only Antetokounmpo averages more rebounds than George's 8.1 per game. Read More »

Men's College Basketball: Virginia Tech vs. NC State

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Virginia came in ranked No. 1 nationally in KenPom's turnover percentage rate (13.5 percent), but matched its season high with 16 turnovers on 67 possessions (23.9 percent) - with one of those being a 10-second violation for failing to get the ball across midcourt. Read More »

Wait What - The Mavs Just Got Kristaps Porzingis

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One recent example is Greg Monroe, who signed a qualifying offer with the Detroit Pistons in 2014, then bolted to the Milwaukee Bucks in free agency the following year. The move comes a week before the National Basketball Association trade deadline for a player who hasn't played since a potentially career-altering injury. Read More »

Celtics rumors: Kyrie Irving isn’t reuniting with LeBron James

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But the latest report out of Boston says that is highly unlikely. Marcus Morris scored 15 points, Al Horford had 14 and Gordon Hayward 12 to help Celtics win for the seventh time in eight games. The Hornets were without Tony Parker, who has an ankle injury. He was averaging 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists in 34.6 minutes per game this season before being sidelined. Read More »

Barcelona seal €12m deal for Brazilian right-back Emerson from Atlético Mineiro

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The Catalans have agreed a transfer fee of €12 million for the 20-year-old right-back with the Brazilian outfit. Since joining the club, the defender has featured in 23 matches, chipping in with one goal and assist apiece. "The 19-year-old will sign for the next four and a half seasons, through the end of the 2022/23 season". They now operate with Portuguese global Nelson Semedo as the first-choice with utility man Sergi Roberto providing cover in the position. Read More »