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Sixers unsure whether Fultz will play again this season


Fultz played the 76ers' first four games of the season but has been sidelined since. But he shot just 33.3 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free-throw line. Per Derek Bodner of The Athletic, the Sixers still don't know if Fultz's changed shooting mechanic caused the injury or if his injury caused him to change his shot mechanics. Read More »

6N: Wales unchanged for England at Twickenham


England would have lost more than one test by now under Jones if it weren't for the abrasive edge he has instilled in his squad. The hosts are short-priced favourites for this match and the handicap is pitched at 12 points but England have only beaten this once in their last 11 games against Wales . Read More »

Valencia 0-2 Barcelona (0-3 aggregate): 5 talking points

Coutinho, who joined Barca from Liverpool for a club record 142 million pounds ($197.66 million) in January, had been on the pitch less than three minutes when he scored, while Ivan Rakitic stretched the vistors' lead eight minutes from time. Read More »

Boston Celtics get much-needed overtime win against Washington Wizards


Paul George had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who lost for the fifth time in six games. The Celtics have won five of six, and remained a game ahead of Toronto in the race for the East's top playoff seed. Irving has been a thorn in the Pacers' side in the two matchups between these sides this season. Defensively, the Celtics are yielding 98.7 points per game against the opposing teams. Read More »

'Kuldeep and Chahal could be the X-factor'


Despite skipper Virat Kohli stating that the wrist spin duo of leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav could be a massive X-factor in the 2019 World Cup , India's bowling coach Bharat Arun on Friday countered by saying that Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are still "not out of the race". Read More »

What The Cavs and Lakers Trade Mean for Both Teams


Better yet, should the Lakers still try to march past the regular season now that they have the #Cleveland Cavaliers' 2018 first round draft pick? A day after the Cavaliers overhauled their roster with a tornado of trades that ripped through the NBA, James didn't dwell on what's lost, who's no longer around or how much time Cleveland has left to salvage its season. Read More »

National Basketball Association fines Draymond Green $50K for offensive language toward official


Green was ejected out of the Thunder game with just a little over eight minutes remaining in regulation after tossing the ball towards referee Marat Kogut's direction, earning his second technical foul of the night. But you never know. He's now two away from a one-game suspension. Green picked up his first technical for arguing with a ref at the end of the first half. Read More »

Olympic Swimmer Accused Former USA Swimming National Team Coach Of Sexual Abuse


Kukors claims that Hutchison began sexually abusing her at age 16 , had "groomed" her since she was 13 and continued to have a relationship with her between the ages of 16 and the swimmer's early 20s. Hutchison's bio has been removed from the website. He is now listed as the CEO of King Aquatics . In a news release, Bob Allard , Kukors's attorney and an outspoken critic of Olympic sports organisations' handling of sex abuse prevention, accused USA Swimming of failing to act on suspicions ... Read More »

These Text Messages Tricked Reporter Into False Tom Brady Contract Story


The prankster was then able to convince Borges that Brady plans to hold out for a new contract because he's angry over how much money Jimmy Garoppolo got paid with the 49ers. Well, it's all amusing but here's the funnier part: He tried to call me three times and I just didn't answer. Nick from Boston even provided as proof the text message he exchanged with Borges while pretending to be Yee. Read More »

Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 4th ODI--- South Africa v India

The Proteas will be hoping that De Villiers who is likely to play the fourth ODI will be able to stop the Indian spate of victories. Indian Captain Virat Kohli celebrates his century during the 3rd ODI . He will look to better his performance in the 4th ODI and get to the century mark. India skipper Virat Kohli struck yet another classy unbeaten century to help India set South Africa a target of 304 in the third ODI, at Cape Town . Read More »

South Africa bowl in third ODI against India

India are motoring their way to a maiden bilateral ODI series win in South Africa while their hosts are coughing and sputtering. In reply, the Proteas were bundled out for 175 as they suffered a rare loss in what is their favourite home venue in ODI cricket . Read More »

Diaz eyes UFC comeback against Woodley


He previously edged out Stephen Thompson at UFC 209 in March, earning boos from the crowd in the process. Either way, the future looks uncertain for Woodley and even more so for the controversial Diaz. He just won a great fight against Robbie Lawler . "I'm not getting any younger", Diaz told ESPN . Clearly, Woodley thinks Diaz is going to draw more than his other possible opponents and has been trying hard to get the UFC to bite on booking the fight. Read More »

Gisele consoles Brady, children after Super Bowl loss


Museums, city courts and even the Philadelphia Zoo will close as Philadelphia focuses on Thursday's celebrations. He contested on FS1's "Undisputed" that Brady was to blame for the Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in Super Bowl LII and that Joe Montana officially is back to being the greatest quarterback of all time. Read More »

I Want To Be Involved - Tottenham Hotspur Star Targeting Arsenal Clash


It says a lot about Mauricio Pochettino's team and their inconsistency that Arsenal are so close to them, despite a frustrating campaign for Arsene Wenger with many fans repeatedly calling for his resignation. 'They know what is important and they know that the most important is to focus on the performance. Nacho Monreal was withdrawn at half-time last weekend due to illness but the Spaniard is expected to be passed fit this weekend so he should retain his place at left-back. Read More »

Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics declined


The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against a ban on participation in the Winter Olympics . Icarus director Bryan Fogel has a lot to say about the loophole that has allowed Russian athletes to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics . So to have Pence and Kim sitting just a few feet away from each other - at one of the world's most high-profile events , no less - is noteworthy. Read More »

Arsenal disaster actually just a blip, says Sam Allardyce


In a newspaper sting, Allardyce was filmed calling Hodgson "Woy" during discussions with reporters and claiming that he would be no good as a public speaker because "he'd send them all to sleep, he hasn't got the personality". "Would I like him to apologise? No". He added: "No, it's far too late". It belongs to the distant past. "A lot of time has passed since that unfortunate situation". Read More »

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected


The IOC had banned Russia and the Russian Olympic Committee after the fallout of the doping scandal, but it invited 169 pre-screened Russians to compete at PyeongChang under the Olympic flag as neutrals. The athletes are challenging the IOC's refusal to invite them to participate in the Winter Games in PyeongChang this month. "They request that CAS overturn the International Olympic Committee decision and allow them to participate in these Game", a CAS statement read, reported AFP. Read More »

Eden Hazard edges Kevin De Bruyne


Hazard was more open when talking of how much he enjoyed hearing Zidane speak regularly and admiringly of his ability through recent years. Eyebrows were raised at the hefty fee, but the 26-year-old would likely fetch three times that figure in today's transfer market. Read More »

Korean pride - South Koreans in Red Deer excited for Olympics


The IOC allowed Russians to apply for admission to compete as neutral athletes under the title "Olympic Athletes from Russia", with 168 passing the vetting process, although many failed and subsequently filed an appeal to CAS in order to have their bans overturned. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez takes part in training ahead of Manchester City game

Speaking to Sky sports during a pre-match interview, Puel hoped that Mahrez could get his mind back to the Foxes and simply play for the love of the game. Mahrez, who also handed in a transfer request during the summer, missed Leicester's 1-1 draw against Swansea City on February 3. "It is important to all details remain inside the club and not in the public", he said. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches

Three days before the start of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games, almost three dozen Russian athletes on Tuesday filed a last-minute appeal to have their doping bans lifted so they can compete in Pyeongchang . The third-placed slider, Russia's Elena Nikitina, was stripped of her bronze medal in November and banned for life after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said she had committed anti-doping violations. Read More »

Winter Olympics: CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches


The head of Russia's bobsleigh federation, Sergey Parkhomenko, said the decision had a "political context" and the group would be taking legal action. It also didn't invite some other Russians even after their disqualifications from the 2014 Olympics were reversed by CAS last week. There were 168 Russians who passed the vetting process. Read More »

Real Madrid tipped to beat PSG by Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes


In an interview with French radio station RMC, via FourFourTwo , Xavi said: "I think PSG are a spectacular team that are made to win the Champions League ". Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichkov would be surprised to see Neymar leave Paris Saint-Germain to join Real Madrid . Whilst those links are still surfacing regarding Ronaldo; Madrid's desire to sign Neymar is growing. Read More »

Eagles Parade: Philly Celebrates Its Super Bowl Win As Only Philly Can


Tim Norton, 29, said he arrived at about 6:45 a.m. The parade came to an end at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which was made famous by a cinematic champion of the city, Rocky Balboa, in the boxing franchise. Eagles center Jason Kelce stole the show, with an epic speech that will go down in Philadelphia history . Fans will be treated to a handsome, chilly winter day, with a high of 33 degrees and a light breeze. Read More »

Bangladesh court sends former leader Khaleda Zia to prison


Zia faced a maximum sentence of life in prison, but the judge said he took into consideration the 72-year-old's health and her "social status", an apparent reference to her time as prime minister. The renewed tension between them raises the spectre of a long, destabilising spell of unrest for Bangladesh and its economy. Zia is scheduled to run in parliamentary polls in December. Read More »