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Ed Stefanski Leaving Grizzlies to Join Detroit Pistons

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ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the news Thursday morning. "His contract has a three-year term". Casey went 320-238 in seven seasons in Toronto and reached the playoffs five times, but was sacked earlier this month after the Raptors were eliminated in the Eastern Conference semifinals for a second straight year. Read More »

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert All-Defensive nod may foreshadow DPOY selection

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James ranked second in the league in triple-doubles with 18, only trailing Russell Westbrook, and averaged over 25 points for the 14th straight season to extend his own National Basketball Association record. Gobert is just the third Jazzman in team history to make two All-Defensive teams, joining Karl Malone and Mark Eaton, who both made three teams. It's award season in the National Basketball Association, with the 2018 All-Rookie squad getting announced on Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

3 takeaways from Game 5 vs. Boston Celtics

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This game made it feel like it is not impossible to slow down James, but that is the exact mentality James will be able to exploit back at home. Kyle Korver made the technical free throw for the Cavs and a quick 3-pointer and an energized Cleveland team twice whittled the deficit to eight points before the Celtics reasserted themselves to lead 53-42 at half-time. Read More »

Domestic violence charges dropped against former Alabama LB Reuben Foster

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Some are scared, some feel guilty, some are coerced, some need money. Klippen, however, said the evidence she heard at last week's preliminary hearing didn't merit moving it forward. But, the woman completely changed her story when she testified in court last month. claiming she made the whole thing up because he was going to dump her and she was pissed. Read More »

Terrell Owens on cover of Madden NFL 19 Hall of Fame

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Schemes are also described as being linked to a "new intuitive progression system - based on authentic positional archetypes - that give virtual coaches the tools and the big decision to either win now or build their squad for the future". As for Franchise Mode, players will be able to select between offensive and defensive schemes to develop a strategy that fits their playstyle best as they compete in both single-player and multiplayer seasons. Read More »

Video shows Cowboys WR Terrance Williams allegedly drunk

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And I don't want to drive and be a f--g idiot, so I took [the scooter] and this is my first time riding it. According to the police report, there was no driver present when the auto was found at 4:41 a.m., but police determined the vehicle was registered to Williams and went to his home in a nearby gated community. Read More »

Stanley Cup: Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay Lightning to reach final

The only time the Capitals scored more than two goals in a Game 7 was in 1988 against the Philadelphia Flyers, when Dale Hunter lifted Washington to a 5-4 overtime win. "They boxed us out in front of the net", Gourde said. "The biggest guy of all had to be Holts". Added Nikita Kucherov: "We play 90-something games and now we have to go back to the first game and do it again..." The expansion Golden Knights eliminated the Winnipeg Jets in five games in the Western Conference final for ... Read More »

'It's idiotic': Steve Kerr slams NFL for new national-anthem policy

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These remarks spurred several players to join the protest, including some teams doing so in whole. The team can then discipline the player as it sees fit. "We're libertarians, people. We would never object to anyone exercising their First Amendment freedom in a way that doesn't impose upon the liberty of others". Read More »

Police took Richie Incognito to mental hospital following weird gym incident

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At last check, Incognito was still undergoing an exam. A man called 911, claiming Incognito attacked him. Incognito also was said to be yelling obscenities, had ripped up a boxing mannequin and slammed his knee into it. Incognito, 34, recently was released by the Buffalo Bills from the team's reserved/retired list Monday, although he asked for his release after indicating to the team that he wanted to try to continue his National Football League career with another club. Read More »

New Orleans Saints react to NFL's new national anthem rules

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The policy leaves it up to individual teams to decide whether to pass that cost on by punishing players directly. The timing of the announcement of the new policy could not be worse. Trump even suggested that protesting players should leave the country. Many were prompted to protest after statements made by President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Alabama called for players to be fired for disrespecting the flag and the national anthem . Read More »

2 detained over brawl before Champions League final

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He always gives players the confidence to do what they want to do in games. Salah has won a series of individual prizes as he has contributed 44 of the 90 goals Liverpool's front three have scored this season. While Gareth Bale is unlikely to make Zidane's line-up, how will the Liverpool midfield cope against Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, their central defence against Ronaldo? "It wouldn't be the first game to become a disappointment". Read More »

Stacey Abrams becomes first Black female major party gubernatorial nominee

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This is Georgia, after all. Democrats have had little success in achieving statewide support from Georgia's conservative-leaning Whites. As NPR's Asma Khalid reported, Abrams believed that "the only way a Democrat can win is by engaging with untapped minority voters, particularly those in rural communities, who've often been overlooked" instead of trying to woo disaffected GOP voters. Read More »

Trump Cancels Summit With North Korea

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And American officials didn't appreciate being stood up at last week's planning meeting in Singapore. Yet the summit's eventual collapse was also predictable, because the whole thing was happening too fast. That is a longstanding strategic aim of Pyongyang. For example, Kim could order an attack on South Korea's vast civilian nuclear infrastructure, unleashing deadly plumes of radioactive fallout. Read More »

Brazil fitness coach Fabio gives latest update on Neymar

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To think, Neymar left the field in tears in February after going over awkwardly on his ankle, and now it looks likely that he will feature at the World Cup. Costa picked up the injury during Juventus' 2-1 win against Verona last weekend and is not expected to start training with his team-mates until the end of the week. Read More »

Warriors star Durant turns page to next game after Game 4 loss

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Houston forced a Klay Thompson game-tying try to miss , and a last-gasp Curry shot didn't beat the buzzer. We know they're doing a lot of switching and trying to force us into one-on-one type situations. Then, another from the baseline before a driving layup to the left. Houston rebounded from a 12-0 hole to begin the game and a 10-point deficit heading into the fourth to win 95-92 in a slow, iso-heavy slugfest. Read More »

Comcast vows to bid on Fox, dashing nerds' hopes for Marvel crossovers

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Comcast backed off of its attempts to purchase Fox in December, just before Disney made its $52.4 billion offer. Now Comcast is prepared to swoop in to outbid Disney for assets that include the prolific 20th Century Fox film studio, the independent film company Fox Searchlight, the FX and National Geographic channels, and more. Read More »

What is GDPR? Learn About "General Data Protection Regulation"

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European Parliament has passed the general data protection regulation ( GDPR ) which will come into effect from May 25, 2018. The law gives people more control over the way companies use their data. That's why it feels like every single company is sending out those unusual emails asking for consent to keep contacting its customers or informing them about the new privacy policies . Read More »

Serena denied seeding for French Open

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Former world number one Serena Williams will not be seeded at this year's French Open, according to the organisers of the 27 May 27- 10 June clay court grand slam. "If you're like finished or you stopped because you're going to have a child and you will be in top eight, I think you should have this kind of thing, to have protected seeding", Svitolina said. Read More »

Jared Kushner gets security clearance, ending swirl of questions over delay

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The president's son-in-law had his temporary clearance revoked in February as the White House changed its security procedures. Abbe Lowell , an attorney for Kushner, confirmed his client had now completed the security clearance process. "In each occasion, he answered all questions asked and did whatever he could to expedite the conclusion of all the investigations". As the application process was pending, Kushner's "top secret/sensitive compartmented information" access was downgraded ... Read More »

USA warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker

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In an emailed notice to American citizens in China, the department said it wasn't now known what caused the symptoms in the city of Guangzhou, where an American consulate is located. It didn't further identify the person with the symptoms or say when they had been detected. The Chinese foreign ministry could not be immediately reached for comment. Read More »

Cost-saving store closure plan costs M&S two thirds of profits

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This is said to be a result of M&S's successful exit of loss-making owned markets and favourable currency effects. "The website is being improved and we are investing to increase and improve e-commerce capacity, including at our Castle Donington site to support our ambition to double the online share of our Clothing & Home sales to over 33 per cent". Read More »

Crude palm oil rises 0.40% on firm spot demand

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Some economists have argued that shipping oil overseas wouldnt contribute to higher prices at the pump. OPEC and its partners chose to extend its production cuts till the end of 2018 in Vienna on November 30, as the oil cartel and its allies step up their attempt to end a three-year supply glut that has savaged crude prices and the global energy industry. Read More »

Trump increases economic isolation of the Venezuelan regime of Maduro

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In a related development, President Donald Trump of the United States of America signed an executive order restricting Maduro's government from selling off, or borrowing against, public assets. "The Maduro regime uses hunger as a weapon", said the official. Mr Maduro won 68 per cent of the votes cast, according to the electoral commission that is packed with government loyalists. Read More »

Gov. Greg Abbott cancels shotgun giveaway after Santa Fe shooting

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He said the nature of the probe remains unclear, because kids have not been interviewed on this matter. Pagourtzis's attorneys told reporters Monday that their client was "in a state", while the sheriff in the southeast Texas county of Galveston said the 17-year-old was being held "under suicide watch". Read More »

Musk says the Tesla Model 3 is fast, very fast

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Turnabout is fair play, it seems. "Consumers have clearly shown that electric vehicles are simply more desirable when priced on par with their internal combustion engine competitors while offering better technology, performance and user experience". Read More »

First teaser for Andy Serkis' Mowgli is absolutely breathtaking

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We've also been given a special sneak-peek of Mowgli: behind the scenes with Andy Serkis . The film, directed by Andy Serkis , mixes motion capture performances with CGI. The new film, titled Mowgli , is starkly different from the Disney version in 2016. The trailer is an intriguing montage of Mowgli's struggle of survival - sometimes in the taxing, brutal forest and sometimes in an unforgiving human company. Read More »

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews toxic gas as lava reaches the ocean

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Alvin Bronstein from the Hawaii State Department of Health told journalists on a conference call. It was just offshore and running parallel to the coast, said U.S. Main roads have been shut down in some spots, and residents in the area have been evacuated. After two weeks of eruptions, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano became more unsafe over the weekend. Read More »

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib rails at police, wife warns of "public trial"

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The money is thought to have come from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a multi-billion-dollar state developed fund from which around $4.5 billion went missing in 2015. As these funds were moved through Malaysian, rather than foreign, financial institutions it was easier for MACC investigators to establish the money trail. Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'Sack me at your peril'

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It is manager Antonio Conte's second major trophy in two seasons and after the match, the Italian was asked about Chelsea's season and what the future may hold for him. No matter what happens, the Italian can be proud of lifting the FA Cup this season, and the Premier League last season. United were bad in the first half and offered absolutely nothing. Read More »

Pope Francis tells gay abuse survivor 'God made you like that'.

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Mr Cruz told the Spanish newspaper, El Pais , that the pope had made the remarks to him during their private meeting in late April at the Vatican. "The pope is saying what every reputable biologist and psychologist will tell you, which is that people do not choose their sexual orientation, " he told the AP. Read More »

Mass shootings like Santa Fe reopen families' old wounds

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Pinckney, who was serving in the South Carolina Senate when he was murdered by Roof. On Monday, students placed photos and flowers at the crosses erected outside the school for each person who died in the attack. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday canceled a shotgun giveaway it had continued to promote days after a shooter opened fire at a high school in the state . Read More »

Pompeo threatens `strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

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German insurer Allianz and Danish oil product tanker operator Maersk Tankers have also said they could wind down their businesses in Iran, while Joe Kaeser, the CEO of Germany's Siemens told CNN his company would not be able to do any new business with Tehran. Read More »

Tom Brady can't use old excuse for this Patriots blow-off

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A joint NFL and players' union investigation found there was no evidence that Brady or the team failed to follow the league's policies or procedures on concussions. Other players to keep an eye on are Edelman, Mitchell, Dont'a Hightower, Harvey Langi, Derek Rivers, Vincent Valentine, Cyrus Jones, Nate Ebner and Jonathan Jones. Read More »

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have donated their wedding flowers to charity

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Meghan's wedding bouquet also included a nod Prince Harry's late mum, Princess Diana, in the form of her favourite flowers forget-me-nots which Harry hand-picked from their private garden. The donated flowers, which adorned both St. George's Chapel and St. George's Hall in Windsor on Saturday, were designed by Philippa Craddock and a team of florists from Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra's Royal Wedding Suit is CHIC

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When Wendy tried to probe the actress on the relationship status of her friend, Priyanka without a moment's delay reminded the host that Meghan Markle isn't Prince Harry's girlfriend only, she is a Suits actress too. The Duchess of Sussex's proud pal Priyanka Chopra has shared a bevy of unseen snaps from the new royal couple's wedding day on 19 May - giving plenty of exclusive insight into the special occasion! Ensuring all eyes were on her at the Royal Wedding reception, she ... Read More »

The first kiss - Harry and Meghan

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George's Chapel for the wedding ceremony - will get to see Markle's second wedding dress in person at the evening reception. Markle will enter the chapel unescorted. Harry also kept his full red beard - a style decision that had sparked British betting earlier. Prince Harry , flanked by his brother and best man Prince William, looked emotional as he waited for Markle. Read More »

Passenger gone wild: man punches pregnant deaf woman, service dog on flight

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When the plane landed, Silvay and Ramirez gave statements to police while Manley is said to have walked past officers. During the fracas, a flight attendant telephoned police so they would be ready at the gate. "So my husband gets mad and yelled at the man to tell him never touch any dogs or service animals", she explained in a message to the news agency. Read More »

Golden Knights step up for family of Humboldt Broncos coach

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After the Winnipeg Jets lost Game 3 of the Western Conference final, goaltender Connor Hellebuyck didn't seem fazed and spoke like a confident veteran rather than a third-year player whose team appears to be unravelling. "They're a good team, too", he told The Winnipeg Sun. "They're going to have their games, we're going to have our games. We've got to pick ourselves up". Read More »

Fabregas: Hazard can inspire us to Wembley joy

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Some of the latest transfer speculation involving Chelsea ... United, meanwhile, finished runners-up to runaway champions Manchester City and Mourinho wants to get one over on the Italian he has had a constant war of words with. It's always a good time to check on past games to see how these two teams have fared against each other in the past. Chelsea's coach Antonio Conte attends a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona , Spain, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Read More »

Premier League Relegation XI: Best players from the worst teams

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He could be a target for sides needing to add more goals and a physical presence up front. The England global kept Stoke in many games this season, and looks a certainty to be in Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad. Zouma, though, impressed during his stint with the Potters, with a return of 61 interceptions among the top 15 Premier League players this season. The 24-year-old helped his side keep nine clean sheets this campaign, making 222 clearances and 219 recoveries, and is likely to ... Read More »

Coin tosses to be scrapped from Tests?

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Recently, he criticized the BCCI for not prioritizing Test cricket and he doesn't consider the move to be a healthy prospect for the longest format of the game in India . all these elements of surprise, doubts and knowledge will be taken away by erasing the toss", the former Pakistan cricketer added. On may 28, ICC will sit down for a meeting to discuss and debate the aspects of coin tosses. Read More »

Guardiola extends stay at Man City

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In Guardiola, they have a manager who has won consecutive league titles at former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich . We have all been privileged to witness the success the team has enjoyed this season. Wood made an instant impact at Turf Moor with decisive goals and despite missing out months of football through injury, he managed to hit the 10-goal mark and helped his side tgrab a place in European next season following an incredible seventh-placed league finish. Read More »

David Sullivan: 'West Ham United confident of appointing high-calibre manager'

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It's doubtless that any membership - resembling West Ham - could be keen to pay the £6m compensation and so keep away from a tribunal course of. As per the Telegraph , "Benitez is also seeking reassurances from the sport shop billionaire that he will be able to spend the money when and how he wants, rather than have to wait for weeks for deals to be signed off, which was a cause of tension 12 months ago". Read More »

National Basketball Association draft lottery: Reaction around the league, and what's next

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They can hope for a similar outcome here by taking Williams with their second pick in a row. "Everyone's going to talk before the draft , of course". Michael Porter Jr. has arguably the highest ceiling of any player in this draft. Don't worry, Deandre. I'm sure you'll enjoy your time in. There's a reason why you get homecourt advantage if you have a better record throughout the year because there is the idea that if you get to sleep in your own bed, play in front of your home crowd, ... Read More »