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Thunder Hold on to Beat 76ers in Triple Overtime in Philly

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His feed to a charging Ben Simmons on the baseline for a two-handed dunk tied the score at 94 with 53 seconds left in the quarter. He did, unfortunately, finish with a game-high seven turnovers, contributing to the Sixers' 20 for the game, four less from their 24 on Tuesday. Read More »

Chris Paul powers Houston to their 12th straight win against San Antonio

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Paul got an outlet pass in transition, and he dribbled the ball between his legs with his right hand, caught the ball with his right hand and dropped a dime to Clint Capela . The Spurs got back Leonard, but he's on a minute limit to start the season, so I'm not sure he's going to play a big role in this game. He scored 12 points in 17 minutes, but the Spurs trailed by 17 points at halftime. Read More »

Zack Cozart signs with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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The Angels very well may have the best infield defense in the league on days when Valbuena is at first, with Martin Maldonado finally getting the recognition he deserves behind the plate as an elite defensive catcher, Kinsler is still an above-average defender, Cozart most likely will be able to provide excellent defense moving over from shortstop to third base, and Valbuena plays a very good first base. Read More »

Giants reportedly ship LHP Moore to Rangers

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Rumours had been swirling this offseason regarding Texas' interest in starting pitching. Right now we don't know which prospects are going back to San Francisco in the deal, but we'll update as that is confirmed. Texas general manager Jon Daniels has said the club intends to use Minor as a starter. If the Rangers take all of Moore's salary for 2018, the Giants would save $9 million. Read More »

Mangala believes Man City bound to do 'something special'

And, although Pochettino has reiterated that Tottenham are planning for long-term success, he concedes some of his stars might not want to wait, or be able to wait, for those schemes to come to fruition. He said: "It is not going to happen". "Every manager thinks when they design their strategy, it's always the right strategy". "I'm so excited to play because I love to play against teams, against managers like Guardiola - they are the best". Read More »

Ratchanok suffers setback ahead of semi-finals in Dubai

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Thousand at home and hundreds in the stadium waited with bated breath as the Indian scooped the match in a single match point opportunity and won the game 21-13. China's Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan, the world's number one in women's doubles, lost against Japanese duo Shiho Tanaka/Koharu Yonemoto, failing to enter the semifinals at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Superseries 2017 in Dubai's Hamdan Sports Complex. Read More »

Former Alabama assistant Billy Napier to become head coach at Louisiana Lafayette

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If Arizona State choosing ex-Jets coach Herm Edwards to lead its program wasn't weird enough, the details of the partnership were just unusual. Now Edwards, who was announced as Arizona State's coach December 4 but continued to work for ESPN in Bristol, Conn., through December 8, has no coordinators and college football's new early signing period for recruits is five days away (Dec. Read More »

Scott McTominay Now A First Team Player For Manchester United - Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is confident that Chris Smalling can replace Eric Bailly after admitting the Ivory Coast global is likely to need surgery. His departure from Atletico Madrid appeared to move a step closer on Friday with manager Diego Simeone telling L'Equipe "of course he can leave at some point" and recognising the player's need to "grow". Read More »

Las Vegas Bowl Spread

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OR running back Royce Freeman , center, breaks through the Arizona defense, including Arizona's Lorenzo Burns, right, for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. "It's one of the first games, so everyone is going to be watching". In what proved to be his final performance at Oregon, he rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns during the 69-10 Civil War victory over Oregon State at Autzen Stadium. Read More »

Broncos QB Trevor Siemian out for season with shoulder injury

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Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Siemian will not require surgery; just rest and rehabilitation. Trevor Siemian left the game with a shoulder injury. "So that's going to be a long and hard conversation". He finished 12-of-17 in passing for 194 yards, two passing touchdowns, a rushing touchdown, zero interceptions and a 147.7 rating in what was arguably the finest showing of his career. Read More »

Time running out in title race, says 'realistic' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

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Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that the club do not have a return date for David Luiz due to a "big inflammation" in his knee. It is important to assess the situation day by day and solve this problem. Southampton have won just one of their last eight Premier League matches and were beaten 4-1 by Leicester City on Wednesday, but Conte warned that this will make them more risky opponents at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Man with knife shot at Schiphol Airport

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The post Police open fire on man with knife at Schiphol airport appeared first on Vanguard News . The man would have smashed a window; the situation is safe now and the motive of the man is unknown yet, reported Dutch television NOS. He was detained by police and taken away. No details of the alleged attacker's condition were released. The immediate area around the incident was closed to the public, but authorities gave the all clear and the airport was operating as usual, he said . Read More »

What Carlos Santana's Reported Deal With Phillies Means For Red Sox

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No, Carlos Santana isn't a future Hall of Famer like Jim Thome who'll hit 600 home runs, but their situations are almost identical. Even with a glut of solid first basemen available to teams this winter, including Eric Hosmer , Logan Morrison and Mitch Moreland , Santana is a standout in that group because of his ability to hit, get on base and save runs with his glove. Read More »

Jets DE Wilkerson will miss Saints' game due to tardiness

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Wilkerson hasn't missed any games this year despite playing with a sprained shoulder and toe injury, and he spent last season recovering from a broken leg. Bowles was evasive Friday when asked about Wilkerson's latest benching - his fourth (all due to tardiness) in a three-season span. Coach Todd Bowles made that announcement Friday, but declined to offer a reason. Read More »

Arsenal vs Newcastle United Preview

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The Gunners , winless in three, have dropped to seventh in the table after a midweek stalemate with West Ham, while Newcastle have picked up just one point from their past eight matches to fall within a point of the drop zone. Left-back Paul Dummett is expected to return to the matchday squad after recovering from a hamstring injury sustained in the opening day of the competitive season. Read More »

Showtime announces PPV buys for Mayweather-McGregor

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The total puts the fight behind only Mayweather's 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao, which generated 4.6 million buys. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's much-hyped Las Vegas boxing match generated more than £450m. Pacquiao- is among the largest for a single-day sporting event of all time. McGregor is the current UFC lightweight champion and the former UFC featherweight champion. Read More »

NYC terror suspect's family 'heartbroken' by attack

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According to several law enforcement officials, Ullah said he set off the bomb in retaliation for US airstrikes in Syria and elsewhere, targeting members of Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL. "Let's get back to work". As he was taken into custody, Ullah made statements to cops after waiving his Miranda rights, federal authorities noted. Bangladesh's police chief had told Reuters on Monday that Ullah had no criminal record in his home country, which he last visited in September. Read More »

Hughes expects to be given time at Stoke

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While Hughes is still showing confidence in his ability to manage the side, he did admit that the losses are harder to take as a coach than they were as a player. "Clean sheet, score a goal - 1-0 or 100-0, the idea is to win". Stoke face three crucial contests against West Ham United , West Bromwich Albion and Huddersfield Town next before a meeting with Chelsea on 30 December, a game which their French centre-back will have to sit out anyway per the terms of his season-long loan ... Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX)

As per Thursday , December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 11 report. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: " Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) Rating Lowered to Buy at Vetr " was reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. Read More »

Salah wins BBC African Player of the Year

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Salah was instrumental in Egypt's successful campaign in the World Cup qualifiers, which saw the Pharaohs reach the football's most prestigious showpiece for the first time since 1990. The Brazilian great also looked ahead to seeing Salah on the World Cup stage in Russian Federation this summer. The Reds always knew what they were getting, with Salah having forged a reputation as a goal-scoring winger in Italy with Fiorentina and Roma , but he has surpassed all expectations. Read More »

Timeline of Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol

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Four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome says he has not broken any rules after returning an "adverse" drugs test result during his victory at this year's Vuelta a Espana. The analysis of the B sample confirmed the results of the rider's A sample to have 2,000ng/ml of salbutamol, twice WADA's threshold limit, and the proceedings are being conducted in line with the UCI Anti-Doping Rules, according to a statement from the UCI. Read More »

Cardinals put RB Peterson on IR

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The club put him on season-ending injured reserve Thursday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peterson turns 33 in March. "It's something that he and doctors are working through ", Arians said last week, via ESPN.com. After Arizona's Week 12 matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars , Peterson began to sit out a bunch of practices due to a neck injury . Returns in 2018: If he can fully recover from the neck injury, Peterson will still have one year left on his contract with the ... Read More »

Jurgen Klopp Right To Rotate At Liverpool Believes Phil Neville

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The German was handed only his second Premier League appearance in a year for the goalless draw at home to West Brom after established number one Simon Mignolet's swollen ankle meant he was rested as a precautionary measure. Yet Klopp's rotation policy, allied with other danger men such as Philippe Coutinho , Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino , mean Howe can not afford to focus exclusively on the division's top-scorer. Read More »

Rahane's father arrested after road accident

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According to the reports, Rahane's family was traveling to the coastal tourist village Tarkarli via Kolhapur when the accident occurred. The police have taken Rahane's father into custody and are interrogating him. Patil said Madhukar rushed the woman to a local government hospital in critical condition. Following the accident, people immediately assembled at the site. Read More »

Everton boss Sam Allardyce: 'There have been no offers for Ross Barkley'

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Khazri has however already played a handful of games for Sunderland this season before a moved to Rennes and according to Federation Internationale de Football Association rules, a player can only play for two clubs during a season. The midfielder, who has only six months remaining on his current contract, was linked with Chelsea and Tottenham in the summer transfer window, but ended up staying at Goodison Park after suffering an injury in pre-season. Read More »

Nebraska women's volleyball tops Penn State to go to NCAA National Championship

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Nebraska will be seeking its fifth national crown. Make it seven straight against Penn State. Instead, Penn State once again suffered a defeat at the hands of Nebraska on Thursday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She responded by leading the Huskers with 402 kills and also compiling 262 digs and 58 blocks coming into Thursday's match. "I think I honestly was thinking I haven't really dunked in a while, and to try and keep them honest" Hunter said. Read More »

€100m Griezmann given green light to leave Atletico Madrid

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Griezmann was heavily linked with the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona this summer, and he nearly completed his switch to Old Trafford before Atleti's appeal against their transfer ban was rejected. Griezmann's game has evolved so much in his time as an Atletico player. "If he did all he could for me as Griezmann does, I'll say it's no problem", Simeone told L'Equipe . Read More »

Sooners RB Rodney Anderson won't face charges after rape accusation

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Previous reports indicated that charges were unlikely in the case , due in part to text messages from the accuser to Anderson after the night of the alleged incident. Kegan Reneau with The Franchise reported Thursday afternoon that no charges will be filed against Sooners RB Rodney Anderson. According to the order, the two met at a bar and went back to her apartment. Read More »

Thursday's National Basketball Association roundup: James helps Cavs win again

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As cameras recorded the moment, James and Ball, whose all-around games and backgrounds are very similar, covered their mouths so the world couldn't listen in on their conversation. James typically addresses reporters after shootaround, with some rare exceptions. There has been plenty of speculation over James' future, since he's expected to become a free agent this summer. Read More »

Colts lead Broncos 10-7 at halftime

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Both the Colts (3-10) and Broncos (4-9) are eliminated from playoff contention, but have plenty still to play for, with the fate of head coaches Chuck Pagano and Vance Joseph possibly hanging in the balance. Osweiler, who had completions of 22 and 17 yards on the drive, scored on an 18-yard scramble up the middle. Siemianwas sacked by Barkevious Mingo and landed on his left arm and shoulder. Read More »

Joel Embiid makes Karl-Anthony Towns his latest Instagram trash talk target

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Minnesota shot 64 percent in the first half and 56 percent for the game. Timberwolves: G Marcus Georges-Hunt played a season-high 17 minutes, his first action since November 29. Suffice to say, Towns didn't appreciate that too much . Towns unwisely fired back in the comments section of Embiid's Instagram post. "Me and Joel are really good friends, so it was kind of like just brotherly badger", Towns said. Read More »

Antonio Conte makes title claim, I don't b

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Classed as the "underdogs" of this season, Wagner's side will take great confidence from Chelsea's lacklustre performances against teams in the bottom half of the table as well as their own impressive form against the top 6 after overcoming Manchester United 2-1 and narrowly missing out on a point against Manchester City recently at home. Read More »

Where to Buy (and Chop!) Your Last-Minute Christmas Tree

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Christmas trees are in short supply this year. Have a look at this striking design in the images above and below. "With many consumers showing a preference for local products, the tradition of celebrating Christmas with a real tree is a great option". Read More »

Lonzo Ball appreciates LeBron James' support

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Bryant knows the built-in pressure that comes with playing for the Los Angeles Lakers , something unlike Ball, he began to feel well after his rookie season. "And that's just from being a starting point guard for the L.A. Lakers as a rookie", Walton said . "It is my first time playing him, I am looking forward to it, should be a lot of fun". Read More »

I could make a $1 billion in UFC fight deal

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Floyd Mayweather is continuing to enjoy retired life as the boxer posed atop an elephant during his trip to Thailand . De La Hoya, 44 years old, has not fought since he was battered in a TKO defeat at the hands of Manny Pacquiao in the fall of 2008. Read More »

Olivier Giroud A First Team Player For Me - Arsene Wenger

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Moyes continued: "It will give us good confidence". Periods like that, adjusting finishing is not right'. 'It's hard to say that but he tried tonight, he did fight, ' said Wenger on Sanchez's performance when asked if his performance levels had dipped. Read More »

Piscotty Reportedly Traded to Athletics

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Piscotty was connected to the A's in rumors because he is from the Bay Area, and his mom was diagnosed with ALS earlier this year. Stick with 5 On Your Side as developments continue throughout the week. Last season though, it's like the light bulb went dark, as Piscotty's batting line dropped almost 40 points to an underwhelming.235/.342/.367, as he cranked an anemic nine homers, and drove home a disappointing 39 runs. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers: I'm Not Back To Save Green Bay's Season

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Panthers betting matchup at Bank of America Stadium. "Hopefully, we all raise the level of our play collectively and find a way to win these three games". That does not bode well for Green Bay as it prepares to face a Panthers team that has won and covered in five of six to climb into a first-place tie with the New Orleans Saints atop the NFC South standings. Read More »

'Donnarumma doesn't want Milan contract cancelled' - Gattuso

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Their frustrations boiled over last night as they unfurled a banner criticizing him for being selfish and urging him to leave, which brought him to tears. We will always protect both Donnarumma and AC Milan . It's being suggested that Raiola is unhappy with the terms of that deal, and wants to take the 18-year-old away from San Siro in the summer. Read More »

Guardiola sure record-breaking City won't get complacent

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The away dressing room at the Liberty Stadium is next to the media's press conference room and it was shaking to the sound of Wonderwall by Oasis an hour before the game. In the past, throwing in Fabian Delph at left-back, you would be anxious about City's defence but considering the number of team-mates with stardust in their boots, life is pretty simple. Read More »

Arsenal star wants Man Utd move

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that contract ultimatums are yet to be issued to Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. In case you didn't know. . Özil has already rejected Arsenal's most recent contract, thought to be worth in the region of £220,000-a-week. Read More »

PHL seen sustaining 6.7% GDP growth for the year

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In its Asian Development Outlook Supplement, the ADB maintained its projection for 5.8% growth for developing Asia in 2018, while hiking its estimate for 2017 to 6.0% from 5.9%. "The government is on track to achieve its target of spending 5.3 percent of GDP on public infrastructure this year", ABD said. "Meanwhile, household consumption remained strong despite moderating slightly from previous year", the ADB said. Read More »

Alan Pardew Believes Players Should Feel 'Proud' After Promising Draw Against Liverpool

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Jurgen Klopp's side are looking to regaining their 4th position in the table from Burnley by winning against West Brom , who are already relegation-threatened this season. West Brom may feel they could have taken more than a point away from Merseyside, as Robson-Kanu hit the woodwork along with Ahmed Hegazy missing the target with a header the Egyptian should have done better with. Read More »

LSU assistant Jeff Grimes set to become BYU offensive coordinator

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A source close to the current staff at BYU confirmed that the position has been offered to Grimes, 49, and expects the school to formally announce it Thursday. The Cougars won the Mountain West Conference title in 2006 and went 11-2 with Grimes as its offensive line coach. They all revealed earlier Wednesday that they requested evaluation grades from the NFL Draft Advisory Committee. Read More »

Puel returns to heap misery on Southampton

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The 2015-16 Premier League champions have only lost one of the seven games that he has been in charge - a 2-0 reverse at the hands of runaway leaders Manchester City . It was a great introduction to the Premier League and perhaps allowed me to become a better manager. Puel however will hope that the recent prolificacy of his team could re-write that relatively poor recent record. Read More »