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Joe Harris steals 3-point spotlight from Steph Curry

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Stephen said Saturday before practice for the All-Star game that "the stakes are pretty high considering how many people show up for our games". Out of the 10 3-point contest competitors who were introduced, Curry came last, even after Charlotte's home town point guard, Kemba Walker. Read More »

Chris Gayle To Retire From ODIs

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The big-hitting 39-year-old opener, who has scored 9,727 runs in 284 ODIs, is set to play his first global since last July against England on Wednesday. "I'm thinking runs. If I score 99 in every game, I'd be happy with that rather than a hundred and a zero ... but definitely hundreds is something you want to score as a batter and big hundreds as well", Hope said. Read More »

Ramos sent off in shock Real Madrid defeat but won't miss Clasico

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Ramos made headlines in midweek after admitting to deliberately picking up a late booking in the Champions League round of 16 first-leg win against Ajax . Asked if they still had a chance of winning the league, Solari added: "Always". We are always in it. Gareth Bale was introduced by Solari - who was aware that his side needed to record all three points - but Girona stunned the home crowd by completing the turnaround with 15 minutes remaining. Read More »

Wawrinka ends 20-month wait for final

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He's a great player. "It feels a little bit unusual, as I didn't think I played that well", Medvedev said after his victory. "I feel like every match I've improved". The title was Monfils' first since taking Doha at the start of 2018 . American Reilly Opelka earned his first ATP Tour title with a three-set win over Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur, 6-1, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (7) at NY. Read More »

NBA to launch 12-team basketball league in Africa

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The NBA and Fiba will conduct qualification tournaments to identify which teams from several African countries, including Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, can compete in the league. This marks the first time the National Basketball Association has been involved with the operation of a league outside of North America. Many people celebrated the news of the new league on Twitter Saturday. Read More »

Striker Emiliano Sala funeral takes place in Argentina

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Sala was the best-known figure from Progreso , a town of several thousand inhabitants in Argentina's Santa Fe province, and was adored by many. He had been known since childhood here as "Emi". A pre-inquest review hearing was set for November 6. "He is my player, he's signed for me", Warnock said of Sala , adding that he'd met with striker's family. Read More »

Pep Guardiola hails ‘incredible’ Phil Foden goal after tough FA Cup outing

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City's hopes of a quadruple remain intact and they will be in the draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals. But Leroy Sane , who hit the crossbar in the first half, finally created the breakthrough for City in the 51st. "The home crowd was incredible". Brighton reached the quarterfinals for the second year in a row after holding off a late comeback attempt by Derby . Read More »

Spieth shares clubhouse lead at rain-hit Genesis Open

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Long before it was getting dark, Holmes could see just fine when he hit 8-iron to the back pin at No. 6, located just to the left of the bunker in the middle of the green. "Same score", Mickelson said as he walked off the green. "Played the par-fives well", said Spieth, who birdied the three par-fives and also chipped in twice for birdie. Read More »

Honest Alexis Sanchez on why Mourinho struggled at Man United

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But Sanchez has hit back at his critics, insisting he would have proved himself if Solskjaer had given him the opportunity. But Solskjaer said: "He's a man of 30, but he can still play for many, many years". With Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial both ruled out of the tie due to injury, Sanchez is likely to start if fit. "I think a player like me needs to show it right now", he said. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick still ‘absolutely wants to play’ in the NFL, attorney says

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After Kaepernick and Eric Reid reached a confidential resolution with the National Football League that put an end to their collusion grievances on Friday, their lawyer, Mark Geragos , provided a reminder that while Reid has found a home in Carolina with the Panthers - he signed a three-year deal last week after spending most of the 2018 season with them - Kaepernick remains unsigned even though he has a strong desire to play quarterback in the National Football League again. Read More »

Ferrari presents new F1 car to challenge Mercedes

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Mattia Binotto will assume his role as team chief for the first time in the upcoming campaign, whilst a new driver will take his place behind the wheel for the legendary Italian racing team, something that hasn't happened since 2014, in the form of Charles Leclerc . Read More »

Tiger Woods finishes 3rd round with 65, heads back out

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With the tournament still playing catch-up following the seven-hour weather delay on Thursday, the second round was not completed until shortly after 2:30pm local time (10:30pm GMT) on Saturday, and it was Thomas and Scott who emerged as joint leaders after both followed their opening 66s with impressive 65s. Read More »

Anthony Joshua gets into his ‘yoga flow’ after night out in Manchester

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Wilder has been openly critical of Joshua, claiming Joshua has been ducking him, and that boxing fans want to see a matchup to consolidate all the heavyweight titles. Meanwhile, Fury remains in talks with Deontay Wilder over a rematch following their epic fight in December. "That's what we want", said Whyte. "I think he'd still win, but he could get caught, and it would be even more exciting for those American fans". Read More »

Davis Cup finals 2019: Australia draw group d with Belgium and Colombia

However, long-time rivals Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will be missing. The very first edition of Davis Cup Qualifiers took place during the first weekend of February and it saw 24 countries fighting for 12 spots at Davis Cup Finals that will take place in Madrid at Caja Magica between November 18-24. Read More »

Elneny named in Arsenal squad for fixture against FC Bate

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Lacazette's dismissal came after he aimed an elbow at Aleksandar Filipovic after the Serbian defender had fouled the France forward, who will miss the second leg. "I trust in our work to prepare for the next match and to have a different result in Emirates Stadium". Tonight's match is important but we can't (be knocked out), we are going to play a second match next week. Read More »

Daytona 500 betting preview: Keselowski leads odds

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The Super Bowl of stock vehicle racing is the Daytona 500, also known as "the Great American Race", and that kicks off the 2019 season from Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet formerly piloted by the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. You have to hand it to the folks at NASCAR as they really know how to kick off their top series, the Monster Energy Cup, with a bang. Read More »

Beilein ejected, No. 6 falls to Penn State

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Myles Dread contributed 17 points for the Nittany Lions (9-15, 2-11 Big Ten) while Rasir Bolton added 13. After Penn State hit a buzzer beater to end the first half, the Wolverines found themselves down 40-27, and head coach John Beilein was none too pleased. Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen: Charles Leclerc must avoid Ferrari 'hassle'

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The livery features patterns of hearts and shamrocks interlinked, with the latter a traditional symbol used by Alfa Romeo on all their sports cars as a symbol of good luck. He said the 2019 auto, which is yet to be seen publicly, is "beautiful". "I think the team worked well a year ago, the evolution was very high, from the first GP in Australia to the last Abu Dhabi we went to fight for the last place to fight for the third or fourth". Read More »

Pulisic: Dortmund 'mentality' to blame for Tottenham defeat

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It was one solid step into the Champions League Quarter-Finals for Tottenham Hotspur with a fantastic 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium this week. Pochettino has not been afraid to give young players an opportunity at Spurs , with 18-year-old Oliver Skipp, on the bench last night, the latest to graduate to the first team. Read More »

Broncos have agreement to trade for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco

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He only has one career 4,000-yard passing season, but he's hit 3,500 in seven of 11 National Football League seasons. Elway betted the under financially in 2018 signing journeyman Case Keenum to a two-year, $36 million contract with $25 million guaranteed, and the entire contract guaranteed for injury. Read More »

4 players Eagles could send to Steelers in potential Antonio Brown trade

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It's the latest in a headline-producing few months for Brown, on and off the field. Brown, a four-time All-Pro, has been embroiled in a dispute with the Steelers, who openly have discussed the possibility of trading him. Despite Brown's adamance to be traded, the Steelers will have to decide if they're willing to take on the insane dead cap hit that would come with Brown being off of the roster. Read More »

Eric Harrison, the man who launched David Beckham's career, dies

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Winners of the PFA Merit Award - the Manchester United Class of 92′ - featuring Ryan Giggs (bottom row left), Eric Harrison (bottom row, second left), Sir Alex Ferguson (bottom right, second right), Paul Scholes (bottom row right), George Switzer (top row second left), Kevin Pilkington (top row, fourth left) Phil Neville (top row centre), Chris Casper (top row fourth right) Nicky Butt (top row third right) John O'Kane (top row second right) and Gary Neville (top row, right) during ... Read More »

First pictures: Racing Point reveals its 2019 F1 livery

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The livery remains largely in the pink of sponsor BWT, a large water technology company, but a blue engine cover and detailing on the front wing highlights the logo of title sponsor SportPesa, a sports betting platform. What's changing on the Formula 1 2019 cars? Racing Point are owned by the Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, who took over Force India when it collapsed with financial problems last summer. Read More »

Steph Curry: Warriors star MOCKED by NBA Twitter after Trail Blazers loss

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The Blazers bench outscored their Warriors counterparts, 52-23. It started with a highlight-reel block by Zach Collins and snowballed into a flurry of hard fouls, trash talking, technicals, and even an ejection. Jake Layman sparked the Blazers' fourth quarter run with 12 points on two made threes. Chatted up the Warriors' reserves during garbage time with Portland up big, as Thompson, Green and Kevin Durant were barking at him from the bench. Read More »

Cent Joins Gucci Boycott, Burns Designer's Shirt on Instagram

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It then attracted some backlash on social media which saw Gucci apologizing for the mishap and removed the jumper from its collections online. 50 Cent also taunted Floyd Mayweather for still supporting Gucci despite their blatant racism and disrespect of black people. Read More »

WBC officially orders Whyte, Breazeale heavyweight fight

Whyte has been waiting on news of a fight since talks between him and Anthony Joshua over a rematch collapsed. The WBC Board of Governors has voted unanimously to order an interim title in the heavyweight division under the WBC rules and regulations guidelines and protocols. Read More »

#4 UVA rallies, tops #8 UNC in Chapel Hill, 69-61

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But the Cavaliers were just too good. Kyle Guy and De'Andre Hunter each tallied 20 points to help lead the Cavaliers to the victory. Guy put the icing on the cake as he was fouled on another dagger 3 with 1:10 to play. Megan Abrams scored 16 points and Jasmine Walker had 12 points and 15 rebounds for Alabama (11-13, 3-8). Katie Lou Samuelson added 29 points for the Huskies (22-2), who blew open a close game with a huge third quarter in which they outscored the Gamecocks 29-12. Read More »

'I've Got to Get My Powers Back': Isaiah Thomas Makes Season Debut

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The Nuggets are now in second place in the Western Conference and look poised to make a run this postseason. In his final two seasons with the Celtics from 2015-17, the diminutive offensive stalwart averaged 25.5 points and 6.1 assists, earning a pair of All-Star Game appearances in the process. Read More »

Tip-in at buzzer lifts No. 19 LSU past No. 5 Kentucky

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Replays showed the tip-in came before the buzzer but Bigby-Williams appeared to have committed offensive basket interference , Officials could only review if the tip-in came before the buzzer. As is the case with numerous biggest games of the sporting year, the game was full of calls that fans felt should've gone the other way. The No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats fell, despite solid outings from players including the previously mentioned Washington, who also had 9 rebounds, along with Keldon ... Read More »

Woods honoured as Genesis Open granted 'elevated status'

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So, whether that calms down the more he plays and it doesn't become such a novelty that he's back out again, I don't know. but it's tiring. "It has always pushed me, " Woods said. Being paired with Woods means a very different day at the office for any player, as McIlroy pointed out ahead of last year's Genesis Open . "There's no faking it around this golf course". Read More »

Gareth Bale facing 12-game ban for Real Madrid

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The statement said Bale, who scored Real's third goal, 'lifted his right arm near his head in a clear sign of provocation towards the fans, then giving a gesture which could be seen as obscene and disdainful by folding his arm and striking it with his other hand'. Read More »