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Tyronn Lue reportedly leaves ‘lasting impression’ on Lakers in coaching interview

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Neither Williams nor Lue were offered the job and neither was given a timetable on when the Lakers will make their decision, said the people who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The Suns reportedly want him in a bad way, and there are persistent rumors that should Brown be fired by the Sixers after the playoffs, Williams could be elevated to replace him. Read More »

Kyrie Irving, Al Horford lead Celtics past Bucks 112-90 in opener

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Antetokounmpo corralled the ball and went up a second time only to be met by Horford again, who this time spiked the ball to the court. Bucks guard Pat Connaughton insisted last year's series is ancient history as far as predicting the outcome of the rematch, but memories of the bitter defeats - including Game 7 at Boston - could give Milwaukee an edge this time around. Read More »

Why Didn't Spurs Foul at End of Game 7 Versus Nuggets?!

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The Nuggets led throughout and were up 53-39 with nine minutes to go in the third-quarter when Spurs' coach Gregg Popovich reinserted Mills. He had 21 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists and showed off his pristine passing and tough defense - holding Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge to 16 points. Read More »

Trump's playfully offered Baylor Lady Bears coach a job at White House

Such lovely arms. Great definition, " Trump said as he stroked his upper arm. Trump has come under scrutiny for never hosting a women's championship team in his over two years at the White House for their own individual event. "I've been every time for every president", Mulkey told the Associated Press earlier this month. With Clemson , of course, it was done out of necessity since much of the White House resident staff wasn't present to help. Read More »

Man City edge past Burnley to return top of Premier League

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City play Leicester City at The Etihad on May 6 before visiting lowly Brighton & Hove Albion for their final game of the league season six days later. FW Gabriel Jesus , 7 - Gave City some much needed energy and a greater goal threat, unlucky to have one effort clears off the line. The Argentine star had no doubt his goal against Burnley should count. Read More »

Patriots draft a quarterback with eye to life after Tom Brady

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The early expectation is that the training camp and preseason battle will come down to Etling versus Stidham for the No. 3 job, and that one of the two of them (maybe even both) could be waived and/or signed to the practice squad when it comes time to make final roster cutdowns before the regular season begins. Read More »

Guerrero, Jays look to stay hot vs. A's

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Finally on April 26, the top prospect in baseball was finally making his long-awaited debut against the Oakland Athletics and the 20-year-old made his mark when it mattered. He didn't have one of those home runs during the game, but on Friday Guerrero showed why he's worth the hype. On the field, he dumped a sports drink over Drury. Read More »

Trump Praises Bosa, NFL Draftee Who Called Kaepernick a ‘Clown’

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The 49ers stood pat through the first three rounds of the draft, leaving them with three picks going into the final day of the three-day event. On Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers did exactly what everybody thought they would when they selected OSU star Nick Bosa with the 2nd overall draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft . Read More »

Packers wrap up with 2019 NFL Draft

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As a senior last season, Keke logged 51 tackles and set career bests with 11 TFL and seven sacks. The Green Bay Packers traded away both of their fourth-round picks on Thursday night, but they are still set to pick four times on Saturday prior to any potential trades. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino knows Tottenham need to pick themselves up for Ajax clash

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Jan Vertonghen is set to return to the Tottenham side to face his former club Ajax in the Champions League semi-final first leg after missing defeat to West Ham on Saturday. West Ham United's Ryan Fredericks, Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose and Dele Alli and West Ham United captain Mark Noble battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (pic: John Walton/PA Images). Read More »

Pandya, Rahul ordered to donate INR 20 lakh to charity

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BCCI also asked them to play Rs 10,00,000 each to blind cricket association in order to promote the game. It is also believed that the players are let off because they apologised for their comments. They had become subjects of nationwide criticism following their outrageous comments on a Talk show, aired in the first week of January. When DK Jain took on the role of Ombudsman, the COA handed the case to him for completion of the inquiry and to mete out punishment. Read More »

West Indies Announce the Squad

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He lasted just one game, however, before pulling out of the series with a knee injury. Cricket West Indies today announced the 15-man squad for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup from May 30 to July 14, 2019 in England and Wales. However, there was no space for veteran all-rounder Marlon Samuels . The Windies begin their campaign at Trent Bridge against Pakistan on the 31st of May. Read More »

Raptors betting favourites again for Game 2 against 76ers

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The Sixers will kick off their series in Toronto Saturday night. It was a career playoff high for the Toronto Raptors superstar and tied for the most he had scored in any game of his National Basketball Association career. Game 2 is Monday in Toronto, then the series shifts to Philadelphia for Game 3 on Thursday and Game 4 on Sunday. The other piece of good news is Embiid's physical health. Read More »

Czech int’l footballer, Josef Sural killed after Turkish bus crash

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One-time England global Steven Caulker and former Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse , who both play for Alanyaspor, were reportedly on the bus but avoided serious injury. The other six players were not in critical condition, according to Cavusoglu. Sural joined Alanyaspor in Turkey this January, having spent majority of his club career with Czech sides Sparta Prague, Slovan Liberec, and FC Brno. Read More »

76ers star Butler, Nets' Dudley fined after playoff clash

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The NBA has fined Philadelphia 76ers star Jimmy Butler and Brooklyn Nets veteran Jared Dudley for initiating the altercation that took place in Game 4 of first round playoff series. After Allen made both free throws, the Nets led 69-61. The victory give the Bucks a 3-0 lead and they can wrap up the series with a win on the road in the Motor City on Monday. Read More »

England's Alex Hales banned for recreational drug use

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The Guardian quoted a spokesperson for Hales as confirming that he had been suspended "following an off-field incident last year". Hales is part of England's preliminary 15-man World Cup squad for the tournament that begins May 30. As a outcome, Hales missed the start of the national One-Day Cup campaign. The opening batsman had been a key member of England's one-day worldwide team until the ban and fine he received for his involvement in an incident at a Bristol nightclub in ... Read More »

NBA playoffs 2019/Warriors vs. Rockets: 3 things that will decide the series

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The most recent reports indicated that Thompson's ankle is in "pretty bad shape" but when Warriors' head coach Steve Kerr was asked about that report, he joked that the reporters have better sources than he does. Technical fouls on Paul and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni 2.1 seconds apart in the final minute of the third allowed the Warriors to take an 83-76 lead into the final 12 minutes after Durant converted the free throws. Read More »

Watch Chris Paul’s Ejection In Final Seconds Of Warriors-Rockets Game 1

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That's 12 foul shots. Defending Harden is hard, but it is also hard to call or not call fouls against Harden, who often purposely tries to draw the foul when shooting threes. Harden, who has led the league in free throws attempted and made in each of the past five seasons, gets fouled while shooting 3s far more than any other player in the league, in large part because his step-back is so hard to contest without making contact. Read More »

Celtics great John Havlicek dies at 79

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Triple threat: As a student at Bridgeport High School in Bridgeport, Ohio, Havlicek played three sports: basketball, baseball, and football - he was an all-state quarterback. Heinsohn's broadcast partner, Mike Gorman, the voice of the Celtics for 37 years, remembered Havlicek the man, as well as the player. He occasionally returned to Ohio State for reunions of the championship team and Celtics events. Read More »

'I wasn't competing well': Nadal battles back in Barcelona

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Fellow Spaniard David Ferrer now awaits Nadal in the next round, with a place in the quarter-finals at stake. The Spaniard surrendered a 5-3 lead in the first set and then spurned two set points in the tiebreak, which Mayer, ranked 63 in the world, edged thanks to an impressive cross-court forehand victor. Read More »

Second round schedule set against Boston Celtics

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Blake Griffin did all he could to keep the Pistons alive, totalling 22 points, five rebounds and six assists. Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon , sidelined with torn plantar fascia injury suffered last month, has been ruled out for Games 1 and 2 of the Bucks' Conference semi-final matchup against the Celtics. Read More »

Manchester United 'to sell £200m duo Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku'

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Former Manchester United captain Keane didn't hold back in his assessment of the France global after Wednesday night's 2-0 loss to Manchester City . "For those of you who didn't see it and those of you who did, I applaud former captain Roy Keane for calling them out during the coverage on television Wednesday night. Read More »

Jets exploring trade from 3rd round to early 2nd

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While the Jets will dabble in the undrafted market and nearly certainly add a veteran or two in free agency, the roster they'll take to training camp is largely set. Cashman and Austin are developmental players who might make their marks early on special teams. Another source confirmed Johnson has been around the facility more than in the past but said it has nothing to do with Gase and Maccagnan. Read More »

Sharks' Pavelski unlikely to play in Game 1

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San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is unlikely to play Game 1 in the second round of the playoffs against Colorado after being knocked out and bloodied in the first-round clincher. Stuff happens in games. But with the acquisitions McPhee has orchestrated, the Golden Knights figure to be a major player in the Pacific Division next year. Read More »

Gonzalo Higuain Starts - Chelsea Team vs Manchester United Confirmed

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No. No, we played a final [in the Carabao Cup]. "So the season, at the moment, is good". And so I think the season is, at the moment, good. "I am sure that in two seasons we will be able to be close to them", he added. Chelsea are now locked in a tussle with Arsenal and Manchester United for fourth place and a spot in next year's Champions League , with the Red Devils making the visit to London to face Chelsea on Sunday. Read More »

Everton held to goalless draw at Palace

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Coming into the match on the back of four wins in their last five league games, including a 4-0 victory over Manchester United last time out, Everton had much the better of the action in the first half, but could not convert from their 11 shots. Read More »

Zidane Drops Major Transfer Hint About Real Madrid's Summer Plans

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The 27-year-old who recently returned from a broken foot injury has scored 20 goals and registered 11 assists in 24 games across all competitons this season. Still regarded as one of Europe's elite midfielders and a World Cup victor, the Frenchman was also somewhat surprisingly named in this season's PFA Team of the Year. Read More »

Spurs force game seven with Nuggets

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Despite 43 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists from the unstoppable Nikola Jokic , San Antonio is in position to pull off the 2-7 first round upset. Denver is 50-20 in games when they score 100 or more points. San Antonio shot 66.7% in the first quarter to start Game 6 with 34-24 lead. Jokic kept the Nuggets in the game in the third quarter, scoring 17 points on 8-for-9 shooting. Read More »

Tiger announces return to Japan for the inaugural ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

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Tiger Woods is one win away from Sam Snead's all-time PGA Tour record of 82 victories. "I'm excited to play in the inaugural ZOZO Championship in October, and return to Japan, one of my favorite countries", he tweeted . He missing out on a hat-trick of Japan titles in a 2006 playoff loss to Ireland's Padraig Harrington . "We are in pretty deep discussions about doing that, and Japan would be ideal to do the first one, " Steinberg said . Read More »

PSG star Neymar hit with three-match Champions League ban

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Neymar said the penalty, which was scored by Marcus Rashford , "doesn't exist". Following the round-of-16 game in March, Neymar used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time penalty for a handball that eliminated PSG . Read More »