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Warriors forward Kevin Durant (sprained left ankle) out vs. Bulls

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Johnson of The Chicago Tribune . Kerr's reference to a "marquee" game was a nod to the NBA's tweaked regular-season schedule in which the league moved to protect 22 high-profile, nationally televised games this season in the wake of players being rested at skyrocketing rates in recent years. Read More »

National Basketball Association roundup: LeBron James' triple-double leads Cavaliers to win over Hornets

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He was already in double-digit points, rebounds, and assists before the fourth quarter started, but scored just six points on 3-of-8 shooting at halftime. "It's probably going to be a staple of this franchise forever", James said. Hawks 116, Knicks 104: Dennis Schroder scored 26 points and host Atlanta used a 30-point third quarter to snap a three-game losing streak and win its second home game of the season. Read More »

Brighton can shock Man United, Hughton insists

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Brighton went on a five-match winning run over the festive period in the Championship last season and Hughton is hoping his players can have another strong end to the year. That's the verdict of BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson, who's tipping the Red Devils to beat the Seagulls 2-0. "For all the things said about the stats and nobody expecting us to get a win, at some stages teams do and surprise everybody". Read More »

Burnley could be tougher for Arsenal to beat than Tottenham!

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The Premier League's 2017-18 surprise package Burnley play host to Arsenal on Sunday and they head into the match level on points with the Gunners. The former Leeds United forward missed the win against Swansea through fatigue, the result of being on worldwide duty with New Zealand for their World Cup qualifying double header against Peru. Read More »

Hawks top Knicks to record 4th victory

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It's hard to make up 20 shots". Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been waiting for his young team to notch a signature home victory against a quality opponent. The other team scores a lot in the first quarter and you just relax a little bit. All of the sudden you've given them confidence. "They have to come back. Read More »

No Development In Thibaut Courtois Contract Talks At Chelsea

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Asked if the Courtois situation should concern Chelsea in light of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil running down their contracts at Arsenal, Conte replied: "As you know very well, if a big player decides to not sign a new contract it is hard for the club to face this issue". Read More »

Bret Bielema dismissed as Razorbacks' head coach

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Bielema, 47, exits with a record of 29-34 record in five seasons at Arkansas, and a mark of 11-29 in the SEC. ". I don't know (what's next); I've never been in this situation". Still, 2017 marked a noticeable downturn in Fayetteville; after a three-win season in 2013, Bielema's teams had won seven, eight and then seven games in his next three years at the helm of the Razorbacks. Read More »

NFL Week 12 Preview: Dolphins at Patriots

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The Patriots probably don't have that complicated of a gameplan for the Dolphins, as Adam Gase's team is the league's 30th-ranked in offense, while New England is ranked 2nd in offense. The status of Miami quarterback Jay Cutler remains in question after he suffered a concussion in last week's loss to the Buccaneers. This is the same Cutler and Moore that everyone else has been watching that has only managed to throw for over 2,200 yards and 16 touchdowns this season, as well as only earning ... Read More »

USF's Tyre McCants drags UCF defender 20 yards into end zone

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The Knights reached 10-0 on the season with a 45-19 triumph at Temple last week. Now they are undefeated. Charlie Strong took the reins at USF for the 2017 season. Will the Knights fall from the pressure of this game and rivalry against USF? "If there needs to be a motivational speech for any player in this game, then there's something wrong", Bulls center Cameron Ruff said. Read More »

Dolphins QB Cutler out with concussion against Patriots

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On defense, they have just three interceptions (none of them by a cornerback), which is tied for 30th in the National Football League and they also have 14 sacks, 26th in the NFL. Brady had a sore Achilles after the Patriots' victory against the Raiders, but the quarterback and team weren't anxious about it in the game's aftermath, according to a source. Read More »

Real Madrid midfielder Asensio to miss Malaga match with injury

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Ramos did return to training on Friday wearing a protective mask, but Marco Asensio missed the session due to a minor injury. "Yes, I would rather have Gareth with us - there's no doubt about that". Talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has 10 goals overall for Madrid, but has only managed one in the league so far this season. "That will stop all the negative things happening around him", Zidane told reporters. Read More »

TCU beats Baylor, to face Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship game

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No. 12 TCU will face No. 4 Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game next week. 2017 hasn't proven to be the beginning to the Matt Rhule era that the Baylor hopeful may have wished for, to say the least, as the Bears have notched just one win in 11 attempts this season for a 1-10 record. Read More »

International Day to End Violence against Women & Girls tomorrow By

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Sadiq also called upon the civil society, NGOs, worldwide development partners, media, corporate sector and particularly women to come forward and play their role for protection of women's rights against violence. However, some national studies show that up to 70 percent of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime, it said. Read More »

The Trashing We Received From PSG Was A 'Sore' One - Brendan Rodgers

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Moussa Dembele had put the visitors ahead inside a minute at the Parc des Princes , but Neymar's brace soon turned the game around and both Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe added goals of their own before the interval. "In a odd way, I thought there were lots of good moments for us", he said . "You can't analyse the game and not talk about them, they must have had 11 shots and seven went in and with quality". Read More »

Moyes makes his first point as Hammers draw with Leicester

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But West Ham gradually improved and Ogbonna forced a save from Kasper Schmeichel. West Ham were bombarding the Leicester box with crosses and Kouyate misjudged a curling delivery from Aaron Cresswell as his header rolled off target before the increasingly threatening Marko Arnautovic forced Danny Simpson into a fearless clearance. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick Joins 'Un-Thanksgiving' Protest at Alcatraz

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Reports of Kaepernick's involvement in the Native American event swept across both the mainstream media and social media alike on Thursday, drawing a considerable amount of attention to the demonstration. According to The Mercury News , in fact, he was given some honorary eagle feathers, a show of respect for his involvement. The occupation ended after the island was raided by federal authorities in 1971, under the orders of President Richard Nixon. Read More »

Chip Kelly Reportedly Out of Running for Florida Job

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Kelly has been chased by Florida and UCLA, and Friday's report, if accurate, would appear to mean Kelly will most likely end up at UCLA and Florida likely is turning its attention to UCF coach Scott Frost . Kelly, meanwhile, is reportedly a distinct possibility to fill the coaching vacancy at UCLA. Kelly, 53, went 46-7 at OR from 2009-12. Former UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman, a member of the school's search committee, is putting a "full-court press" on Kelly to accept the job with the ... Read More »

Miami Hurricanes' Streak Ends With Loss to Pittsburgh Panthers

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Trying to secure its first ideal regular season since 2002 and remain near the top of the College Football Playoff rankings, Miami couldn't overcome a Pitt team with little to play for. Pitt got out to an early lead in the first quarter and again in the second, and never relinquished the lead from there. Pitt's next-to-last touchdown at 1:47 of the third quarter on a 5-yard pass to Qadree Ollison made it 17-7 and began to nail the coffin. Read More »

Ederson confident Manchester City can win at Huddersfield

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Guardiola says they must match Huddersfield's desire and knows how unsafe they can be after drawing 0-0 there last season in the FA Cup. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits he has been surprised by Raheem Sterling's prolific start to the campaign with the Premier League leaders. Read More »

King of Soccer! Fans React as Messi wins European Golden Shoe

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His tally meant he was three clear of his nearest rival in the race for the award - Bas Dost at Sporting Lisbon who struck 34 goals. Messi succeeds his Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez, the 2016 victor who handed over the trophy on Friday. Messi's award is the first time in four years he has finished as the best hot-shot in Europe. "I enjoy being a player more and more all the time". Read More »

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies, aged 49

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Novotna's legendary career was highlighted by her 1998 Wimbledon triumph, defeating Nathalie Tauziat in straight sets in the final at the All England Club to claim her lone Grand Slam title. "Wimbledon will not be the same without her". Jana Novotna did just that. Novotna, who was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 20015, won 16 Grand Slam titles in the doubles, reaching world No 1 in the doubles and as high as world No 2 in singles. Read More »

Bhuvneshwar Kumar ties knot with engineer friend Nupur

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The Indian team will be in Delhi at the time of the reception planning for their second Test against Sri Lanka which means Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan , Ravindra Jadeja and others will be foreseen. Courtesy Instagram, you can see some pictures above and below. The 27-year-old Uttar Pradesh cricketer got engaged to Nupur in Greater Noida in a ceremony which was attended only by close friends and family. Read More »

Shocking! The entire team got all-out on the score of two

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Making their debut in the tournament, Nagaland's farcical innings lasted just 17 overs - 16 of them maidens - with the solitary run off the bat being scored by opener Menka, who returned as the top, and the only scorer, from her side. There were 9 ducks, and No. 11 Priyanka remained unbeaten. The skipper Minnu Mani was the pick of the bowlers for the bowling side as she scalped four wickets without even conceding a run in her four overs. Read More »

Returning To Sevilla Feels Strange - Alberto Moreno

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Klopp could opt for James Milner at left-back - the England worldwide replaced Moreno in the 63rd minute on Tuesday - but the manager maintains an unshaken belief in the Spaniard's abilities. It was really my responsibility. But it was not only a single player - the free kick and penalty were (conceded by) Alberto but it was not like that - it was where we had the situation, why we had the situation. Read More »

Trump's Friday: Foreign calls, golf with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

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Trump has already played golf with Woods, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy and women's world No. 3 Lexi Thompson during his time at the White House. For Woods, the presidential golf game is his most high-profile news since his arrest in August after being found unconscious in his vehicle with marijuana and four prescription drugs in his system. Read More »

Six-try Holmes steers Australia into World Cup final

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Cameron Smith , who controlled the match with his kicking game, landed seven out of 10 goal attempts. Fiji finally opened their try account when Vunivalu somehow picked up a hard low pass and bounced his way to the line to score in the right hand corner. Read More »