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National Basketball Association passes draft lottery reform at Board of Governor's meeting


While NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league's front office pushed for adopting this reform, it is not popular with all team executives, especially ones playing in small and mid-markets. The draft lottery reform will be implemented for the 2019 draft while the new resting regulations will take place moving forward. "These changes were necessary to improve the competitive incentives for our teams", NBA President of Operations Byron Spruell said in a statement. Read More »

Ben Stokes arrest: England drops all rounder after Bristol nightclub incident


The England and Wales Cricket Board have suspended Stokes and teammate Alex Hales , who was with him during the incident, until further notice. A statement from Avon and Somerset police has provided further information. The first Test will be played at the Gabba in Brisbane from November 23-27. In the video, which police say has not been handed to them, the men can be heard saying: "That's enough Stokesy". Read More »

Minnesota Vikings declare Sam Bradford out of Detroit Lions game


It seems fitting given his history of underachievement, but after the best game of his career in Week 1 Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford has been sidelined by an issue with his surgically twice-repaired left knee. Bradford wasn't with the team this weekend but instead saw a specialist to get another opinion about the bone bruise in his knee . Bradford hasn't played since Week 1, and there's still no clear indication on when he might return. Read More »

Updates from the Europa League clash at Goodison Park


The visitors took the lead on 13 minutes, and befitting of their start to the season, it was a calamity on Everton's behalf which gifted Apollon the opening. Maybe sometimes there are not enough options to play forwards but even if there are no options, play the ball in the channel instead of back to the goalkeeper. Read More »

Red Miller, who led Broncos to first Super Bowl, dies at 89


Miller, a newly inducted member of the Broncos Ring of Fame, will be enshrined at halftime during a Broncos home game this season that has yet to be determined. A player mutiny led to the resignation of coach John Ralston following the 1976 season and Miller was hired away from the New England Patriots . Denver made the playoffs three of those years, but Miller didn't win another postseason game after the Super Bowl season, and was let go after going 8-8 in 1980. Read More »

Michelle Obama believes women who voted for Trump voted 'against themselves'


Well, to me that just says you don't like your voice. She told the audience in Boston that "anyone woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against her own voice". Lastly, Mrs. Obama noted that despite consistent opposition from the GOP during his entire time in office, President Obama will never stoop to the same low measures as Trump now that the shoe is on the other foot. Read More »

President Trump says National Football League team owners are 'afraid' of their protesting players


He adds: "I think they are afraid of their players, if you want to know the truth, and I think it's disgraceful". Trump says he began criticizing the players because he has "so many friends that are owners". And if players and their supporters are sending a message, it's unlikely that Trump will tone down his future comments or apologize for what was said or tweeted. Read More »

Confirmed: Arsenal line-up vs BATE Borisov; Reiss Nelson starts


One of his 100 goals, a scorpion kick against Crystal Palace in January, has been nominated for the 2017 Puskas award. Walcott hit the post following the first slick Arsenal move of the match, the England forward prodding the ball against the upright from close range after combining superbly with Wilshere, who made only his second start of the season. Read More »

Muguruza Beats Linette to Set Up Ostapenko Quarter-Final


The Spaniard gained the early advantage by recording a break in each set en route to posting a 6-4, 6-4 win over Tsurenko. Ostapenko consolidated for 5-3 and decisively applied the pressure as she broke to send the match to a decider. "I just beat No. 1 and it's unbelievable", Ostapenko said. But I think it's even better to play matches because you get used them, and you're more confident. Read More »

Philander ruled out of Bangladesh Tests


I definitely would have batted. Be it pace or spin, Markram handled it with utmost ease and he also showcased good shot selection, clear calling while running between the wickets and an ability to rotate the strike well - proving his credentials in the worldwide arena, albeit on a pitch that had no devils. Read More »

Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane

Harry Kane's ability continues to come across to all football fans having gone from 0 goals in August to 10 goals in Septemeber. In the same period, Messi has 115 in 111 and Ronaldo 108 in 102. "That is what it is about, staying consistent at the top level". He reached that tally with a flawless hat-trick in the Champions League on Tuesday as Spurs thrashed APOEL 3-0 to keep pace with Real Madrid in Group H. Read More »

Man City's Delph back in the England squad


When asked if there was any news from Federation Internationale de Football Association about Alli in his squad announcement press conference, coach Gareth Southgate said: "Nothing at the moment, so we have put him in the squad". Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been sidelined, following manager Craig Shakespeare's statement that he only returned to training on Thursday following a hip problem. Read More »

Turnaround Twins closing in on postseason clinch


The Twins are on course for a wild card game next week in NY, where they were swept by the Yankees in a three-game series last week. In four of those five seasons, the Twins' first-round losses came at the hands of the Yankees. The Twins displayed their typical "no retreat, no surrender" mentality we've seen all season, but their comeback effort fell short. The Thursday pitching matchup features two veteran right-handers, Minnesota's Ervin Santana and Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco . Read More »

Even Roy Keane Now Believes Man United Are Back

United are second in the table behind Manchester City, with Pep Guardiola's men on top by goal difference. It's taken him just nine games with his new club to reach double figures and, like numerous club's supporters, Roy Keane has been impressed with what he's seen so far from the Belgian worldwide at United. Read More »

Malaysian Grand Prix 2017: Circuit and strategy preview

The country's government, which has funded the grand prix since 1999, has decided the race no longer justifies the investment. Rain played a major factor in the outcome of the Singapore Grand Prix, where teams' well-crafted strategies had to be thrown out as rain introduced a new variable that hadn't been seen in the practice and qualifying sessions in the days prior to the race. Read More »

Carlo Ancelotti to depart Bayern Munich following PSG defeat


Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge warned there would be consequences following the defeat, with SportBild reporting on Thursday morning that a meeting was due to be held later in the day to discuss Ancelotti's future. I know I will get criticism, that's fine. "I thought a lot to try to put out the best line-up", Ancelotti told Sky Germany. "That's where we have to continue". Read More »

National Football League ratings up despite protests during anthem, President Trump's comments


The Bills stymied Denver quarterback Trevor Simien and the Bronco offense as Buffalo nipped Denver 26-16. The Bills allowed just one touchdown, while Brandon McManus rounded out Denver's scoring with three field goals. CenturyLink, the telecommunications company that ended its sponsorship agreement with Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall because of his protests during the national anthem past year, said it will not terminate its agreement with client Emmanuel Sanders . Read More »

Batshuayi scores at the death as Chelsea wins at Atleti

Atletico Madrid, setting the stage for Batshuayi. Chelsea visit the Wanda Metropolitano and will be looking to break their run of four games without a win against Atletico. "He can score every time". "I have no doubt that it was right for him to go", Zola told Sky Sports . A huge stand off resulted with Costa heading to Brazil in order to force a move to Atletico while the Blues demanded he returned for preseason training. Read More »

India vs Australia 4th ODI - AUS to Bat First


India's current victory run started on July 6 this year with an eight-wicket win over West Indies in the fifth and last match of that series at Sabina Park. While batting has always been their strength, India pacers too have impressed with the ball. Fast bowlers Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and left-arm spinner Axar Patel, who sat out the first three games due to a sprained ankle, made it to the playing XI . Read More »