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Irving-Thomas trade complete: What it took to get it done

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Thomas ended his season prematurely after aggravating a recurring torn right labrum in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, ironically against the Cavaliers . He said he expects to get back to that level soon. However, Thomas burdens Cleveland in one aspect: defense. Cavs fans will always have the memories of Irving's pull-up 3-pointer in Game 7 of the 2016 Finals, capturing the city its first professional sports championship in 52 years. Read More »

Diego Costa set for £50m move to Atletico Madrid

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The Spain worldwide will be hoping a return to the Vicente Calderon will help him emulate his personal best goalscoring season after his 27 league goals in 35 games during the 2013/14 season helped Atletico win a first La Liga title since 1996. Read More »

Arsenal target leaves national team camp to complete transfer move

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However, over night, the Algerian National team released a statement that the winger had been released from global duty in order to complete a transfer. It has been claimed that other than major departures, Arsenal are trying to hold on to Alexis Sanchez unless they receive a huge bid from Manchester City on deadline day. Read More »

Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova to '85 NCAA Championship, dies at 82

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Massimino won more than 800 college basketball games and led Villanova to an unlikely national title in 1985 with a shocking upset of Georgetown in the championship game. Keiser University , the Florida NAIA Division II school that Massimino coached through the 2016-17 season, confirmed the news. Massimino was placed in hospice care earlier this week. Read More »

Nigeria's Ogu counts on fans' support against Cameroon

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But Cameroun are stronger as a team. Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, says the Super Eagles will deliver the 2018 World Cup ticket to Nigerians. "The players all know what's at stake and we know we can only get to Russian Federation if we defeat Cameroon so it is really very simple what we need to do. Read More »

Hamilton wins 2017 Belgian Grand Prix

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Vettel finished second in Belgium after hounding Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton throughout the race, finishing just 2.3 seconds shy at the chequered flag. "I can accept the first one - perhaps he couldn't see me but the second one was ridiculous. He risked my life", said a furious Ocon. Their crash came when Perez appeared to " close the door" on his team-mate Ocon as they exited La Source, the Mexican suffering a puncture and Ocon a damaged front wing. Read More »

Manchester City to offer Sterling-plus-cash for Sanchez

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On Wednesday, Arsenal rejected a £50m bid from City for Sanchez , who is entering the final year of his contract at the Emirates and wants to leave the club. West Bromwich Albion are looking at signing Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs, while Shkodran Mustafi, Jack Wilshere and Mathieu Debuchy could also be sold. Read More »

Nadal takes first step towards Federer US Open showdown

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Tiafoe showed astonishing nerve and grit in coming back from one set to two to even the score in the fourth set. He withdrew from Cincinnati with a sore back the following week. But that was enough. In what was a rollercoaster clash in New York , Tiafoe appeared set for a relatively straightforward exit before he came to life again in the fourth set. Read More »

Exactly how much rain Harvey has brought to Houston, elsewhere in Texas

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The storm continues to hover over southeastern Texas and parts of southwestern Louisiana. Norman says she was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor who was in the area, according to the Associated Press. "It's incredible. The most hard times seem to bring out the best in humanity, that's showing through right now so much", he said in a Twitter video posted Wednesday morning, noting that more than 50,000 people have donated so far. Read More »

Harvey makes second landfall, hitting Louisiana

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The storm is already a record-breaking disaster. Harvey , whose winds were downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday, is one of the most devastating storms to rip through the Houston area. As of Tuesday afternoon, Watt's YouCaring page has raised $3.25 million and the goal has been increased to $4 million. Forecasters said Harvey would move back inland, passing north and east of Houston Wednesday. Read More »

Chelsea Reportedly Land Oxlade-Chamberlain

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This is because the BBC reports the 24-year-old has rejected the chance to join Chelsea despite a £40m fee being agreed between the two London clubs. After starting for every game for the Gunners this season, including the 4-0 defeat to Liverpool , Oxlade-Chamberlain's future is still unclear with deadline day looming. Read More »

Trump Unhappy With Tillerson And Cohn, Has No Plans To Oust Either

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The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which normally confines its concerns to the actions of dictators or groups such as Islamic State, did not mention Trump by name, but its statement clearly referred to this month's white-supremacist march in Charlottesville and its deadly aftermath. Read More »

Maria Sharapova wins again in three sets

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At Flushing Meadows in 2015, Bouchard got a concussion from a fall and withdrew before her fourth-round match, then missed most of the rest of the season. Vandeweghe, coached by 1987 Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, fired 31 winners to book a second-round meeting with Tunisia's Ons Jabeur. Who will win the US Open titles this year? She filed suit against the USTA in U.S. Read More »

Federer survives first round scare

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Tiafoe, who was born the year Federer turned pro (1998), is ranked No. 70 and was no stranger to the 19-time Grand Slam champion. For his part, Federer said he'd love the chance to meet Nadal in NY. Czech Pliskova opens play on Arthur Ashe Stadium at 16:00 BST against Poland's Magda Linette, followed by Germany's Kerber against Naomi Osaka of Japan. Read More »

US Open 2017: Roger Federer Beats Frances Tiafoe In Five Sets

An early break fell Federer's way in the third, and it was one-way traffic for the remainder of the set as he wrapped it up in 28 minutes. But he let that lead slip away. When he finally won he hugged Tiafoe over the net, and gave him a sympathetic pat on the stomach. I think there's a lot of positives for me to look at, that I can come through a five-setter with the preparation that I had. Read More »

Bengals Trade LB Marquis Flowers To Patriots For 7th Round Pick

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They released a statement supporting Burfict, saying his hit on running back Anthony Sherman was legal. A potential tipping point for the Bengals might have come recently in practice, when the 6-foot-3, 245-pound Flowers was yelled at by coach Marvin Lewis after nearly injuring one of the team's quarterbacks. Read More »

Cameron Erving is being shopped by the Cleveland Browns

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The 6-foot-6, 311-pounder has started 17 games in two seasons, including 13 games past year. The 19th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Florida State University, Erving was expected to be the heir-apparent to center Alex Mack if and when he chose to leave in free agency, which he ultimately did prior to the 2016 season. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Mom's Stroke Rehab Featured In Reality Show

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Oh, you thought LaVar Ball had taken a backseat to son Lonzo as Lakers preseason approaches? "You think you know me?" "We have a big community of fans on Facebook , so we're excited our series is going to be on Watch". With all of that in mind, the Balls have a new show coming out: " Ball in the Family ", only adding another of the endless puns made off their name to the mix. Read More »

PSG closing in on loan deal for Kylian Mbappe

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That saw Monaco join PSG at the top of the Ligue 1 table with four wins from four games at the start of the season. Winning the Champions League will be another item on Neymar's to do list in France and as Emery found out previous year when his side were destroyed by the Brazilian at the Camp Nou as the Parisians let their 4-0 first leg lead slip with a 6-1 thrashing by Barcelona in the Round of 16. Read More »

Ants float on a Harvey survival raft

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University of Texas curator of etymology Alex Wild said he'd never seen anything like the swarm in Cuero during his entire career researching ants. In fact it's something they did routinely in the South American floodplains they originated in. Read More »

Tottenham go Foyth and multiply their transfer business

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The Argentina Under-20 global had been expected to sign for Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer but confirmed in a recent interview with La Plata daily newspaper El Dia he had decided on Tottenham - largely thanks to the intervention of his compatriot Pochettino. Read More »

Ticats CEO says hiring Art Briles was a 'poor decision'

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The group left the session with the understanding that they would not be pursuing Manziel at this time. Selected 22nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel's issues away from the field ultimately derailed what appeared to be a promising career. Read More »