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Here's how Isaiah Thomas did in his Lakers debut

That had to be Lakers coach Luke Walton's thought when he heard Isaiah Thomas' agent tell an ESPN reporter his client wouldn't come off the bench after being traded to Los Angeles along with veteran Channing Frye and the Cavs' protected 2018 first-round draft choice in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr . Read More »

Aguero Scores Four As Iheanacho, Ndidi Go Down With Leicester At City


City took the lead in the third minute as Sterling converted Kevin De Bruyne's cross at the far post after ghosting past Marc Albrighton . Leicester did incredibly well to head into the half-time break level with the champions elect, and they caused City a lot of problems in the first half, especially through the pace of Jamie Vardy . Read More »

Marko Arnautovic back in West Ham training


Hammers vice-chairman Karren Brady has leapt to the defence of the under-fire owners after being questioned about their perceived lack of spending on players. As a result of the ban, he is banned from playing in the UEFA competitions till June next year. West Ham United snapped up Patrice Evra on Wednesday. Read More »

Who Is 17-Year-Old Olympic Snowboarder Red Gerard?


A blustery morning wind had just about everyone scrambling in the men's slopestyle event. A name that some may not know is Red Gerard . "I've never really found myself thinking about [the Olympics]", Gerard said a year ago, according to NBC . Read More »

US VP Avoids North Koreans, Stresses 'Maximum Pressure' Ahead of Olympics


Saturday's meeting also involved two other high-level delegates - Choe Hwi, the chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son-gwon, the head of the North's state agency in charge of inter-Korean affairs. "The grievances that the world has about North Korea are very legitimate". The 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang kicked off on Friday with the two Koreans marching under a unified flag in an opening ceremony themed around peace and future. Read More »

Olympics Opening Ceremony highlights: A unified Korea, oiled-up Tongan, fake Trump


At the last moment, though, they handed off the flame to former Olympic champion figure skater Yuna Kim, one of South Korea's most famous athletes. At her baptism, Kim took the name "Stella" after Mary, Star of the Sea, and told a diocesan paper that during the baptismal rite she "felt an enormous consolation in my heart" and promised God to continue to "pray always", especially before competitions. Read More »

Eagles' Reich favorite for Colts coach


Nothing is official yet until the Colts announce it but it seems they are putting the final touches on a deal that will make Reich the new head coach. It's likely easy for Colts fans to envision a high-flying offense with Luck at the helm considering what Reich did with Foles on the sport's biggest stage. Read More »

Manchester United fans troll Arsenal after Henrikh Mkhitaryan 'shambles' v Spurs


On the contrary, he says, Arsene Wenger is more understanding towards his players, and the Frenchman has a "friendlier" approach towards his players. Those issues may yet resurface, but for now Wenger is keen to accentuate the positives after the eye-catching elan with which Mkhitaryan, making his first Arsenal start, and Aubameyang, on his debut, stole the show against Everton . Read More »

Analysts See $0.63 EPS for QVC Group (QVCA)

Stifel Financial Corp increased its stake in Liberty Interactive QVC Group by 19.8% during the second quarter. The stock closed the last trade at $254.26. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Monday, July 10. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, July 7 with "Buy". The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Pacific Crest. Read More »

Du Preez, Wolvaardt, Ismail deny India ODI whitewash

Unsurprisingly, despite the downturn, Aiden Markram will continue leading the side. The match was stopped for nearly 50 minutes by lightning and thunderstorm, when India were 200/2 in 34.2 overs. The flamboyant batsman who has been missing in action for the first three games returned in Johannesburg one-dayer and immediately got down to work. Read More »

Ramos: PSG tie meant Real Madrid eased off


Real Madrid warmed up for next week's Champions League tie at home to Paris Saint Germain with a comfortable 5-2 win to Real Sociedad in the La Liga . People can say what they want but Karim is an important player for us. "I don't see him at Real Madrid ", he told Radio Marca . "We built up our confidence further". Read More »

Di Maria: I almost joined Barcelona in 2017


He has featured in more Ligue 1 games (18) than Neymar and Mbappe (both 17) in 2017-18, but the new arrivals have both played more minutes, scored more goals and provided more assists than Di Maria. If Di Maria had secured his switch to Ernesto Valverde's outfit, he would have been afforded the chance to play alongside fellow countryman Messi, someone who he believes is the best player in the world, despite winning both La Liga and the Champions League with Cristiano Ronaldo. Read More »

Trump praises former aide Rob Porter accused of domestic abuse


Mr Trump had earlier defended former aide Mr Porter, wishing him well in his future endeavours without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and emotional abuse. "We immediately confronted the staffer, he denied the allegations and he resigned today", Shah said in a statement. Chief of staff John Kelly , who was aware of the allegations also praised Mr Porter, saying every individual deserves the right to defend their reputation. Read More »

Pogba starts but no Rashford for Manchester United


But, speaking from the Sky Sports studio, Souness explained his stance, questioning Pogba's impact and understanding of his role for Jose Mourinho's side. During United's defeat at the hands of Tottenham last week, Pogba was criticised for being out of position several times and Souness says it's unfair to put all the blame on Romelu Lukaku when he isn't getting the service he needs. Read More »

Former NFL player Tony Romo to tee it up in Dominican Republic


There have been rumors circulating for weeks that Tony Romo would be competing in a PGA TOUR event and now, the rumors have been confirmed by both Romo and the PGA. The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will be the first official PGA TOUR event in which Romo will compete as an individual against PGA TOUR professionals in the same competition. Read More »

'Australia not a country' professor sacked


Yep, we've finally been rumbled, all thanks to a professor at the United States'Southern New Hampshire University. Arnold complained to the uni and eventually got an apology, was assigned another professor and would be refunded on her $1,000 class. Read More »

Madrid boss Zidane slams Isco exit talk


But on the eve of this weekend's encounter against Real Sociedad, Zidane says Isco is still part of his plans. 'I was asked before [during the January transfer window] why weren't we going to sign anyone, ' said Zidane . "Maybe [Ronaldo] is more motivated at the moment", Zidane said, "and wants to show what he can do". But we know who we are, and that when there are difficult moments we must hold tight and get out of it, working hard and thinking positively. Read More »

Ronaldo nets three, Madrid routs Sociedad earlier than PSG conflict


The French striker fired home his eighth league goal of the campaign from inside the box after a Saul Niguez shot was deflected into his path. Sociedad twice pulled back to within three goals in the second half courtesy of substitute Jon Bautista and former Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi. Read More »

Debutant Philippe Coutinho guides Barcelona to Copa del Rey final

He also assisted Ivan Rakitic's second goal as Valverde's side progressed to the final of the competition, where they will face Sevilla. "Reaching this Final is a very special moment for me, but there are still plenty of games before then", Coutinho told Gol TV after the game. Read More »

Heat to re-acquire Luke Babbitt, sending Okaro White to Atlanta


According to Marc Spears of The Undefeated , Miami is acquiring swingman Luke Babbitt from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for power forward Okaro White . In his eighth National Basketball Association season, he's averaged 4.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in 14.1 minutes, appearing in 368 games (102 starts). Read More »

Kim Jong Un asks South Korean president to meet in Pyongyang


Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong, who is visiting South Korea as his special envoy for the Winter Olympics , conveyed her brother's invitation during a meeting at the presidential Blue House, officials from the Blue House said. The offer could put Moon in a delicate diplomatic quandary, but he avoided a direct response, said his spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom, and called instead for efforts to "create the right conditions" for a visit. Read More »

Ronaldo hat-trick as Madrid warm up for PSG with big win


While Benzema struggled, Cristiano Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in Madrid's comfortable win. Since arriving in Paris, Neymar has settled in family quickly and now averages just over a goal-a-game for Les Parisiens (27 goals in 26 appearances) with 14 assists added in for good measure. Read More »

Austin Dillon draws pole position for the Clash at Daytona


Qualifying starts at 12:15 p.m. ET (TV - FOX; Radio - MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). I'm taking someone else out of that group, a guy who was in position to win previous year before late contact with Denny Hamlin . Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott is trying to win the DAYTONA 500 pole for the third consecutive year, which would tie a record shared by Fireball Roberts (1961-63), his father Bill Elliott (1985-87) and Ken Schrader (1988-90). Read More »

Austria's Gleirscher revels in luge gold


And, he made history early Sunday, winning silver in the men's luge. American Chris Mazdzer had the performance of his life to vault from fourth to second in Runs 3 and 4 to win a shocking silver medal - the first medal in men's singles in USA history. Read More »

Everton up to ninth with easy win over Palace


Sigurdsson opened the scoring after halftime as the Icelandic playmaker neatly finished from the edge of the box into the bottom right corner after great work by Niasse to find him. If Palace are to stay away from the relegation zone they need to overturn a damning statistic - they have not won a match without Zaha since September 2016. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez returns to training with Leicester


Despite being tied 1-1 at halftime, Sergio Aguero's second-half performance alongside Kevin De Bruyne's three assists catapulted the hosts backs to winning ways after a draw last time out against Burnley . "After that I went to the second team, but the second team in an hour and a half were going to play a game so I felt I'm not going to call the player to go to the bench when the substitute is normally Brahim [Diaz] or Yaya [Toure] or another one". Read More »

Eisenhauer pleads "no contest" to all charges, is promptly convicted


Lovell told a friend she planned to run away with Eisenhauer and start a family, the Post reported. It means that that while Eisenhauer did not admit guilt, he acknowledged that prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. We fought every fight together. On Wednesday, jurors watched video of the interview on January 27, 2016. "She was a great and lovely girl". They also presented evidence that Eisenhauer's DNA was found under Lovell's fingernails and her blood was found in the trunk of ... Read More »