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Hazard responds to Madrid speculation

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The Spain global has a £621m release clause in his contract at Real Madrid , who are reportedly open to offers. Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois has issued a "come and get me" plea to Real Madrid amid interest for David de Gea , insisting his heart was still with the Spanish capital. Read More »

Brian McBride advises Christian Pulisic to choose Liverpool over Man United

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Sport1 claims that Borussia Dortmund have informed interested clubs that it would take at least €100 million to sign the highly rated winger. Still just 19 years old with his birthday ages away, Pulisic has been tipped to become one of the world's most talented footballer's in a few years time and not to be left out of such excitement, Liverpool and Manchester United are monitoring the situation closely. Read More »

Bangladesh out for 110 in Sri Lanka Test

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However, Kusal Mendis departed early in the second session, trapped in front by an Abdur Razzak delivery that came in with the arm and cost Sri Lanka a review in the process. "But if we can learn from our mistakes from the first innings then I believe we can perform well in the second innings and can win the match". Liton Das and Mehedi Hasan (38*) provided some resistance early on but once Suranga Lakmal (3/25) made the breakthrough, bowling Das for 25, Test debutant Akila Dananjaya ... Read More »

North Korea Stages Show of Force with New Missiles during Parade

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed an appeal by Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Olympics despite the lifting of their doping bans a week ago. "We saw tourists from Beijing and Shandong - areas where package tours were resumed albeit with restrictions - booking trips for the Winter Olympics", said Park Yong-hwan, a deputy director at Korea Tourism Organization. Read More »

Legends of the game star in cricket on ice

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The frozen lake on which the matches are being played is reinforced by falling snow, and can sustain weights of over 200 tonnes, according to The Indian Express report. Skipper Virender Sehwag led the charge with a quickfire 62 of 31 balls. The craze for Ice Cricket 2018 in St. Moritz is such that it is live telecast by Sony Six and Sony ESPN channels. Read More »

Absent Mahrez casts shadow but boss Puel calling for a united front

SunSport broke the exclusive story back in January that City had made a bid for the former PFA Player of the Year. Some players are thought to be brassed off with the Algerian for his walkout but boss Puel says he doesn't envisage any problems once the player decides it's time to come back. Read More »

Leaky Smoothie King Center Roof Forces Postponement

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According to our partners at The New Orleans Advocate, a tarp was suspended from the ceiling in order to catch the water. "All it takes is one spot for a player to slip on. If you're wondering where the Post-Game Grades are for last night's Pacers-Pelicans game are, you're going to be waiting awhile. Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis came out alone at one point and inspected the area where water had fallen. Read More »

Lewandowski dreams of Real Madrid move

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The Spanish giants have endured a hard campaign, sitting 19 points behind Barca in LaLiga, but are in the last 16 in the Champions League. Despite this, the veteran manager, whose Bayern side finished second in the group stage behind PSG - though registered a home win against the French giants - believes Madrid have what it takes to beat Unai Emery's side over two legs, regardless of form. Read More »

Hazard reveals why Chelsea have been so poor

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Chelsea's Champions League tie with Barcelona is fast approaching, with the Spanish giants visiting west London in less than two weeks' time. His two goals at home to Spurs ensured he became the fastest Liverpool player to score 20 Premier League goals, achieving the feat in only 25 appearances. Read More »

Streelman and Hossler share Pebble Beach lead

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All eyes were on Northern Irish star McIlroy as he made his first PGA Tour appearance since the BMW Championship in September. The competition is being played over three courses in California - the 72 par Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula Golf Club, which is a 71 par, and Spyglass Hill, another 72 shot track. Read More »

Steelers hire Alabama assistant Karl Dunbar

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Dunbar is the fourth Alabama assistant to leave this offseason. This will be his 5th stint in the NFL. Most recently, Bradley spent the past three seasons with UCLA as the program's defensive coordinator. Dunbar, age 50, was drafted by the Steelers in the 8th round of the 1990 NFL Draft. "Having the relationship with Mike (Tomlin ) and some of the coaches on the staff". Read More »

Wales centre Scott Williams hopes for another red letter day at Twickenham

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A WHITE number 9 jersey hanging on Gareth Davies' wall serves as a reminder that Wales should have no fears about going to Twickenham . Gatland, who has coached the Lions on their last two tours of Australia and New Zealand respectively, raved about Jones's impact on England and touted the former Wallabies and Japan coach to be named as his Lions successor. Read More »

Jason Kelce gives epic, profanity-laced speech at Eagles Super Bowl parade

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The cute pics showed Oberg ecstatically leaping into Wentz's arms after accepting his proposal, then showing off her new bling. Pederson also explained the name behind the "Philly Special", the trick play dialled up by Pederson and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles , which put the Eagles up 22-12 over New England at half-time. Read More »

This Isaiah Thomas-Cavs 'Tribute Video' Is Hilarious, Incredibly Sad

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Hours before the trade deadline Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers have acquired guard Isaiah Thomas from the Cleveland Cavaliers . ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Thomas and Channing Frye to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance. Read More »

Bollywood puts a comic twist on women's health with 'Pad Man'

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PadMan star Akshay Kumar recently shared his forthcoming film's "biggest achievement" (even before its release) - "Breaking the menstrual taboo" - in India . The society had a bad image of periods and that makes women away from other religious works. Go watch it with your family. "I was very clear that this is not a film intended for people who know about it". Read More »

Multiple Teams Still Engaged in Talks for Tyreke Evans

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Smart would be an ideal fit in Denver, as he could play both guard positions and could defend almost every position 1-4 - and sometimes even centers. Why do the Celtics want a first-round pick for Marcus Smart? Reports from the Boston Herald also noted that the Celtics are looking into making trades for guard Lou Williams and Grizzlies guard/forward Tyreke Evans. Read More »

Maryland's road woes continue in 74-70 loss to Penn State

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The class is heavier on defense than offense, which is quite a thing to say about a class that has two five-star skill players. "The Lions signed nearly all of their recruits on the initial early signing date in December". Typically defensive tackles and offensive linemen are among the last to see the field in their recruiting classes since the bulking up and increased strength required to play those positions can't happen over night. Read More »

Grizzlies Continue To Seek FRP For Tyreke Evans

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Since the first day it appeared that the Memphis Grizzlies wouldn't be competitive this year, Evans' name has popped up in National Basketball Association trade rumors. The Grizzlies make a trade that sends James Ennis to the Detroit Pistons for Brice Johnson and a second-round draft pick. The versatile guard is now averaging 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and a steal while shooting 45.8 percent from the field, 39.2 percent from beyond the arc, and 79.9 percent from the ... Read More »

Peter Stoger 'relieved' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer saga is now over

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Olivier Giroud says that the lure of playing in the Champions League again was key to his move to Chelsea . "I'm really happy, like I said before". But always I believe that his behaviour has been top, top class. "My ambition is to win some trophies". Giroud fell down the pecking order at Arsenal this season as Arsene Wenger used him as backup to Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez during his final months at the Emirates. Read More »

North Carolina defeats Duke 82-78

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Leading in rebounds 21 to 16 and with 30 points in the paint. The former five-star recruit had the breakout performance of his career, scoring a quick eight points during nine minutes of action in the first half, making all four of his field goal attempts. Read More »

Manchester United after Brazilian Fabinho

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United's own interest in Fabinho appeared to have cooled, but his flexibility in being able to play in the centre of midfield and at right-back could sway Jose Mourinho into reigniting his desire to bring the ex-Rio Ave starlet to Old Trafford. Read More »

Vikings to hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

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It's unclear how the Eagles will replace DeFilippo but they do have one strong in-house candidate: Mike Groh, a former quarterback who spent the past season as Philly's wide receivers coach. But unfortunately for the Eagles, the team can't block DeFilippo this time. DeFilippo was the Oakland Raiders' quarterbacks coach for three seasons before heading to Cleveland to call plays. Read More »

Josh McDaniels might not have believed Luck on his side

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It's a stunning turn of events that came just hours after the Colts official social media pages welcomed McDaniels to Indy. McDaniels , by design, hadn't signed anything with the Colts yet. Josh McDaniels' choice Tuesday to return to the New England Patriots despite having agreed to coach the Indianapolis Colts made him the butt of much criticism. Read More »

Eagles players take to social media for Super Bowl Parade

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The underdog Eagles toppled the New England Patriots 41-33 at the season-ending spectacle in Minneapolis. Philadelphia Eagles fans line the Super Bowl LII championship parade route outside City Hall. At the end of the parade, players and personnel gathered on the art museum steps to speak to the gathered crowd . However, several players already have made it known they will not visit the White House if they are invited by President Donald Trump, CNN reported. Read More »

Josh Pastner adamantly disputes sexual assault allegation made against him

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Last month, Pastner filed a defamation lawsuit against Bell and Pendley, saying the Oro Valley couple was trying to defame and blackmail him by accusing him of breaking NCAA rules. And as the Complaint explains, it was Mr. Bell - not Ms. Pendley - who first alleged that Josh assaulted Ms. Pendley. Josh never acted improperly with Ms. Read More »

Eagles ran fake walkthrough before Super Bowl in case Patriots were watching

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When 5-year-old daughter Vivian blurted out, "The Eagles won the Super Bowl ", Bundchen reportedly said, "Just this time". One tweet read: "You "have to let" 'someone else" win 'sometimes.' Sure, ok'. Despite the controversy her overheard conversation started, Bündchen posted a very gracious post to Instagram congratulating the Eagles for their win. Read More »

Cavaliers still talking DeAndre Jordan trade with Clippers

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Acquiring Jordan would give the Raptors a potent interior player to go with one of the league's best backcourts, so you can see the appeal here from their perspective. Currently, seven teams are expected to have significant cap space this offseason, and several of them are rebuilding teams that may not want to spend big on Jordan. Read More »

Bryan Fuller Steps Down As Amazing Stories Showrunner

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Steven Spielberg, who created the original series, was not involved at the time. The drama reboot moved to Apple a year ago with Spielberg once again boarding the project along with Amblin Television's Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank and Bones creator Hart Hanson. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Norway left red-faced by eggs-travagant order

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After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu. He added that his culinary team will be preparing food "almost 24 hours a day" to keep their athletes well-nourished. Norway has sent 109 athletes to compete at the Winter Games . Read More »

Cavs land Hood, Hill in three-way deal with Jazz, Kings

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Shortly after the trade was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Shams Charania of the Vertical reported that the Jazz plan on waving Rose. The Cavaliers also traded Dwyane Wade home to the Heat for a heavily protected second-round pick on Thursday afternoon, according to Wojnarowski . Read More »

Ryan Shazier has regained movement in his legs

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Sources tell ESPN senior writer Adam Schefter that Shazier is able to move his legs and is "engaging in a regular walking routine". On Dec. 4, officials rushed Shazier to a Cincinnati hospital after the linebacker was hurt on a tackling attempt. Read More »

Indian skipper Virat Kohli's message for Pakistani Umpire Aleem Dar goes viral

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While he accepted that he enjoyed watching Kohli bat, at the same time, he was sure of Pakistan's bowlers posing a big threat to him, particularly on their home grounds. That's why I train so much because I am a guy who likes to play with intensity. "I encourage everyone to go and try his restaurant". I try to train as much as I can. Read More »

Knicks acquire Emmanuel Mudiay in three-team deal

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Mudiay is going to the Knicks. Faried continues to be buried on the Nuggets' bench and is only averaging 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game in just 14.4 minutes of action per contest. This is a mistake if it buries Frank Ntilikina any further down the depth chart, point blank. Buying low on Mudiay makes sense in a vacuum. He has shown little progress in three years, and he is now buried behind several young guards that are now making up the team's future - Jamal Murray , Gary Harris, ... Read More »

Mom wearing Alabama sweater walks off when her son picks Florida instead

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And others have said that even if she couldn't bring herself to do that, she shouldn't have pitched a fit on national television and embarrassed her son on what should have been one of the most incredible days of his life. In fact, he tweeted that he thought what she did was "hilarious". Copeland even made light of the moment on Twitter later that night. Jacob Copeland , the 12th-ranked wide receiver and 69th overall prospect in the 2018 class out of the Florida city, opted for Florida ... Read More »

Jimmy Garoppolo: Signs long-term deal with San Francisco

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Garoppolo joined John Lynch's Niners in a surprising midseason trade from the New England Patriots and, within three weeks in the building, earned the starting role. Garoppolo's stats in 5 games were impressive, giving the 49ers brass and coach Kyle Shanahan confidence to lock him up to a huge long-term deal. According to Spotrac, San Francisco entered the offseason with almost $111 in salary cap space. Read More »

AAMBAA Black History Month Programming

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That picture was a family photo from 1955. Black History and culture is put in the forefront during the month of February. It's Black History Month and Linfield's Black Student Union is celebrating by bringing in a guest speaker, going off campus for a few events, and initiating other programs. Read More »

Bach warns that boxing could be dropped from Olympics

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Six-time world champion speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov served a two-year ban after a failure for methylhexanamine before a separate suspension was lifted in 2016 following a failure for meldonium. But CAS upheld the appeal for 28 of them citing insufficient evidence. "We were perfectly aware that the International Olympic Committee would not let them compete, because the same criteria were used to ban those who had no relation to the Sochi Olympics, those who were juniors at that time", he ... Read More »

Cavaliers trading Thomas, Frye to Lakers

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The # Cleveland Cavaliers have been actively searching for trades to help the team improve since they have been struggling mightily over the last month. He thrives in a primary scorer's role, but the Lakers have several young players they will be looking to develop, including a point guard in Lonzo Ball . Read More »

Arsene Wenger plays down Henrikh Mkhitaryan's special gesture in Arsenal training

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Wenger admitted he has been impressed by Mkhitaryan's professionalism since arriving at the Emirates Stadium, especially when he stayed behind after training to help supply crosses so the strikers could do extra shooting practice. "What you want is that everybody focuses on winning the game". 'I am not surprised about that because I find that absolutely normal'. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has defended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after accusations that he under-performed during his ... Read More »

Pistons Acquire Jameer Nelson From Bulls For Willie Reed

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Stan Van Gundy and Jameer Nelson are well acquainted. However, Reed, who was suspended for six games by the league after a domestic violence incident, will be waived. He is a shell of the player who was briefly in Boston a few years ago, who was already a shell of the player who started for the Dwight Howard Orlando Magic teams that battled the Big Three Celtics a decade ago. Read More »

Jones backs Joseph to put 'heat' on Wales's Patchell

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Reflecting on Wales' 34-7 thumping of Scotland last weekend, Jones said: " Wales played really well against Scotland, but it's going to be different on Saturday - they had no expectation on them last Saturday, but this week they come full of expectation". Read More »

New York Giants: Five 2018 NFL Draft options who aren't quarterbacks

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While the Colts will have plenty of money to spend in free agency, the draft will be their jewel as general manager Chris Ballard has said several times that they want to build the roster through the draft. It's been a insane ride where we saw the Philadelphia Eagles come into their own and even overcome the loss of their best player, Carson Wentz, who suffered a torn ACL and LCL. Read More »

Conor McGregor's Biggest Fight? Trademark Battles

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Over the last few months, there has been significant buzz about undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. stepping int the Octagon to compete in MMA. McGregor is a superstar in the Mixed Martial Arts UFC franchise, but Mayweather is a complete novice in the sport. Read More »