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Lonzo Ball throws down an alley-oop dunk in Lakers preseason debut

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Ball , the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 draft, made his preseason debut with the Lakers on Saturday in a 108-99 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Once Ball ditched the BBB sneakers for Sumer League, he went on to win Summer League MVP. Johnson agreed with the sentiment at Lakers media day last week, noting he was more concerned with Lonzo Ball than his father, LaVar. Read More »

Spaniard Muguruza retires ill in China Open first round

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Stephens meanwhile tumbled out in the first round for the second week running, this time at the hands of qualifier Christina McHale . The 15th seed Stephens, wearing all pink, saw her match delayed by rain falling on Beijing s outdoor hardcourts. Read More »

Titans WR Corey Davis again out Week 4 with hamstring injury

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And it wasn't a one-week blip either. The Titans have dropped five of their last six to Bill O'Brien's Texans , who have won the division the last two seasons - and haven't won in Houston since January 1, 2012. National Football League rookie Deshaun Watson wanted to make his first paycheck count when he donated the entire sum - about $27,000 - to three cafeteria workers who lost their cars or homes in Hurricane Harvey. Read More »

Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales qualifiers

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He added: " He could have played with us [against Espanyol] but I preferred to leave him out as he had a small complaint ". The news come as a huge blow to Wales' chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup . The latter scenario seems unlikely as the leaders, who can guarantee first place with one win from either of their remaining games, face lowly Georgia at home in their final fixture. Read More »

Conor McGregor Irish dancing at his communion is gas

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In fact, Holloway (18-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC ), who's won 11 straight fights and claimed the featherweight belt since a 2013 loss to current lightweight titleholder McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC ), pointed to LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors to make his point. Read More »

Giants say Odell Beckham (finger, ankle) is 'sore'

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The head coach was adamant after Sunday's devastating 25-23 loss to the Buccaneers he didn't fear losing control of the team, but he did allow some specific apprehension on Monday. The touchdown also broke a streak of 21 games without a 10-plus yard rushing touchdown for the Giants. McAdoo's four-plus minutes at the podium allowed for a pretty good summary of what's gone wrong for the team, including defensive breakdowns, dropped passes, third down plays short of the sticks and punter ... Read More »

Kangaroos name Storm-dominated squad for Rugby League World Cup

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Melbourne Storm featured heavily in the squad with seven players after taking out the premiership against North Queensland, while there were six debutants all up. Storm skipper Cameron Smith will lead the team while NSW captain Boyd Cordner has been named as vice-captain. "Combinations, cohesions with Cooper [Cronk] and Will Chambers on that right edge for the Storm". Read More »

Jagr agrees to one-year contract with Flames

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Bennett might get a chance to play on the same line as Jagr, which could help Bennett's development. He's one of the greatest. At 1,711, Jagr trails Gordie Howe (1,767) by 56 games for first on the all-time games played list. "You look at his age and what he can do", Gulutzan said. "He's physically a specimen, but his hockey IQ is just off the charts". It's hard to explain some of the things he does. Read More »

Newcastle United Holds Liverpool to a Draw

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Newcastle created relatively little but still troubled the Reds at the back-they managed five efforts on target and nearly won it at the end when Mohamed Diame had a shot blocked following some poor marking from a corner. "We are having our hard moment and other teams will have their hard moment". Matip did get back and he slid in for the tackle but the ball took deflection off his boot and trickled past the Liverpool keeper into the inside of the post. Read More »

Gurley, Zuerlein help Rams outlast Cowboys

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But the Cowboys offense bogged down in the second half as the Rams over took them. "We've been here previous year at 3-1 and then we only won one game after that". Hoyer moved the 49ers 64 yards for a touchdown before things got tight when Ram returner Pharoh Cooper fumbled the kickoff. The drive culminated when Prescott hit Ezekiel Elliott on a 10-yard TD pass with 14:05 left in the first half. Read More »

NFL Week Four Match Up: Eagles at Chargers

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Whether it's the offense making a play at the end to get us in field position or the defense making a play, we're getting the job done. Eagles lead NFC with.587 winning percentage (40-28-1) vs. Running the ball on the Chargers is easier said than done. The Eagles were able to consistently move down the field and, while the Chargers frequently forced them to kick field goals, maintained possession incredibly well and will leave California with a win. Read More »

Tyronn Lue To Consider Starting Kevin Love At Center

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JR Smith was expected to start at shooting guard, but that could change with Dwyane Wade signing with the Cavs last week. Cleveland Cavaliers power forward/center Kevin Love is being considered for the starting center position in 2017-18. Read More »

CHAN 2018: Ethiopia, two other countries bid for hosting rights

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But Football Kenya Federation remains optimistic that Stars can still parade in the January competition, though that will depend on the new host to be named by Caf in the coming weeks. CAF earlier reported that Morocco had officially bid for the hosting rights of the competition. These are Eastern Africa country Ethiopia, West Africans Equatorial Guinea and North African country Morocco. Read More »

Sturridge has gone downhill since Suarez left Liverpool, says Carragher

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With finding it hard in recent years, Pearce thinks Sturridge will head for the exit: "I think at some stage he'll leave Liverpool to go onto different pastures". "I thought he looked laboured, he looked off the pace". "His (Sturridge's) chance, if that was Kane, or if that was Morata or it was Lukaku, that is a goal and Liverpool are coming away with a 2-1 win". Read More »

Ancelotti ha deciso il suo futuro

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Certamente la presenza di Ancelotti a Milano non fa altro che aumentare le possibilità di un ritorno che avrebbe del clamoroso. "Lui all'Inter? Non credo, il Milan è il suo grande amore". Molto probabilmente...la seconda. Ancelotti ha sempre dimostrato di essere una persona tranquilla e rispettosa del lavoro altrui: non c'è da meravigliarsi della sua risposta in un momento delicato per i rossoneri. Read More »

Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid and Wales with calf injury

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Isco ( Real Madrid ) With Ronaldo misfiring, it was up to Isco to take a grip of things for Real Madrid against Espanyol . Espanyol improved after the break, and Keylor Navas twice looked sharp as the visitors pressed for an equaliser, before Isco secured Madrid's first home La Liga win of 2017-18 with 20 minutes remaining by guiding the ball calmly into net from Marco Asensio's cross. Read More »

Team India attends practice session ahead of 5th ODI against Australia

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In between all of this, Warner cruised to a fifty just when the Aussie total had reached a hundred. Now, both the teams will play against each other in the fifth and final ODI match of the series. In the spin department, spinner Axar Patel took the field alongside Kuldeep Yadav as Yuzvendra Chahal was unwell. He had put on 27 runs with James Faulkner (12) as India's tight bowling in late overs just didn't let the scoring rate get away, limiting the visitors to 52 runs for five wickets ... Read More »

Tottenham's Harry Winks gets first senior England call

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Gareth Southgate calls on Winks on the back of seven appearances for Tottenham this season. Winks is delighted and has dubbed the moment the highlight of his career so far. Delph traveled to Stamford Bridge in Manchester City's Premier League win against Chelsea , and Jones paired up with Chris Smalling in United's 4-0 thumping of Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace. Read More »

Barkley not anxious about Heisman hype

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After surviving their Week 4 game against the Iowa Hawkeyes by the skin of their collective teeth, the Nittany Lions returned to Happy Valley with a chip on their shoulders and blew past an under-matched IN squad IN impressive fashion. "I'll be a huge fan of his after about 4 o'clock on Saturday for the rest of the year to win the Heisman". The Lions' defense, which has allowed just six total touchdowns in five games? Paddy Fisher leads the Northwestern Wildcats with 37 tackles, Joe Gaziano ... Read More »

AL Wild Card: Joe Mauer, Twins seek payback

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The Yankees, led by their young crop of rising stars, have the home field advantage. And while they have an infamously bad record against the Yankees over the past 15 seasons, the Twins have young slugging power of their own in Miguel Sano . Read More »

UTEP coach Kugler resigns after 0-5 start

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He takes over for Sean Kugler , who resigned on Sunday. While he will be taking for the remainder of the season, Price made it clear in a statement that he would not seek the full-time head coaching job. While Price went to two Rose Bowls during his 14-year stint with the Cougars, he's most known for his very brief tenure at Alabama. UTEP hosts Western Kentucky on Saturday. Read More »

Moses watches as Man City defeat Chelsea

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Conte's team travel to basement side Crystal Palace , who are yet to win a league game this season, on Oct 14. Manchester United take three spots, while two Chelsea stars feature. Thankfully the global break has come which gives Antonio Conte two weeks to plan for the game against Crystal Palace who have lost all seven league games so far this season. Read More »

Pep Guardiola has taken a swipe at Tottenham Hotspur

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But this season, the Premier League's title chasers have changed tack, with many spending big on strikers capable of bringing a more pronounced edge to their attacks. England's top clubs, which include Manchester City , Manchester United, Liverpool , Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur , argue that overseas audiences have much more interest in watching their matches than those involving some of the other clubs; and they also have greater broadcast responsibilities to carry out, such as ... Read More »

Kendrick Lamar Announces 'DAMN.' European Tour

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Kendrick Lamar released his DAMN album in April. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. DNA, Love, Loyalty and Element all hold a spot in the top list according to tracking by Hits Daily Double. In the last four years he's released two more albums and won seven Grammys. The award-winning and critically acclaimed rapper will be performing in Dublin's 3Arena with support from James Blake with tickets going on sale this Friday at 9am through Ticketmaster. Read More »

NFL Week 4 Predictions: Will Broncos bounce back vs. Raiders? 10/1/17

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The fourth-year pro has missed a field goal in each of Denver's three home games so far, including a 29-yarder Sunday that would have removed much of the drama from the Broncos' 16-10 win over the Oakland Raiders . "I'm kind of looking to the Broncos and the challenges we have". If you can't do that, you're not going to beat the Broncos, especially in Denver . The Broncos were in the game, but lost to a team that's clearly rebuilding. Read More »

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne blasts F1 team after Malaysian GP debacle

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I'm surprised to be up here. Raikkonen could well have challenged for a win, given Ferrari's pace and that he qualified in second place. This was a Lewis lap, said non-executive chairman Niki Lauda. Pole-sitter Hamilton was handed a further boost when Kimi Raikkonen , who was set to share the front-row with Hamilton, retired with a turbo failure before race got underway. Read More »

I'm going to ask Griezmann to sign for Arsenal! - Lacazette

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The Arsenal striker told Match of the Day magazine: 'Yeah [Griezmann is my best mate], we are very good friends and have lots of fun . The forward's France team-mate, Griezmann , came close to a Premier League move of his own and would have joined Manchester United were it not for Atletico's transfer ban convincing him to stay, according to his former agent Eric Olhats, per The Independent . Read More »