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Lakers owner Jeanie Buss tweets support for coach Luke Walton

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The Lakers would be idiots to fire Walton after two seasons with an absurdly young roster. Since then, the rumors haven't stopped. "I'm going to enjoy this night". "The guys don't talk about it", Lakers forward said of the drama and speculation surrounding Walton. "Jeanie has always been great", said Walton, who has met with Johnson and says he has received support from the front office as the Lakers continue to rebuild. Read More »

Patriots reach seventh successive AFC championship game

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After receiving a first-round bye, the Patriots are 13.5-point favorites over Tennessee. The Patriots are fighting: ESPN published a story last week saying there is serious conflict among owner Bob Kraft , coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady . Read More »

Steph Curry plays 34 minutes in return from sprained ankle

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And the Warriors during that span? Curry was questionable with a sprained ankle for Golden State's game in Milwaukee on Friday night. Curry made up for his earlier misses by hitting two free throws with 2.5 seconds left. Curry - who had 24 on the night - scored two free throws with two seconds left on the clock, as a Fred VanVleet jumper for the Raptors as time expired saw the game end 127-125. Read More »

Eagles' Lane Johnson Embraces The Underdog Mentality After Defeating Falcons

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Because they lost superstar quarterback Carson Wentz to a season-ending ACL injury in Week 14 at the L.A. Rams, and backup Nick Foles didn't look sharp in the final two regular-season games. Highlights will update once the game kicks off. Mistakes hurt the Eagles in the opening half. The Falcons attempted a pass play with one minute left, but Ryan was unable to connect with Jones for the game-winning score. Read More »

No Liverpool offer for early Keita move, insists Rangnick

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Neither the player nor Liverpool have contacted us in this regard". However, has been given encouragement that RB Leipzig could be willing to let their man go earlier after his form has suffered since the summer. Referee Felix Brych allowed the goal to stand. With time running out, former Bayern forward Gomez was brought down in the area by Hertha's Niklas Stark. Read More »

Gary Lineker reacts to reports Man United want Mkhitaryan-Sanchez swap deal

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The Premier League leaders feel the overall price for signing the Chile forward this month - transfer fee, agent costs and wage demands - is now too high and must come down. While Sanchez is an extraordinary player, there aren't many footballers in the world as gifted as Ozil when he's at his best. Watch Iain Lee talk about what really went down on I'm A Celebrity, the ups and downs of his career, and his challenges with mental health only on Unfiltered with James O'Brien. Read More »

Australian open 2018: Novak Djokovic is back with a new ace

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I don't know what's going to happen. "Whenever I get asked that question, it always comes across in an nearly negative way instead of acknowledging how many great players we have", said the British number one. "Everyone started the year hungry". How could they come back from injury yet again and, from a standing start, play like in days of yore? "I've done really everything in my power, with a team of people around me, to enable me to be right here in front of you guys, and to compete in ... Read More »

Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates, per reports

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Cole, now 27, had a down year in 2017 with a 4.26 ERA in 33 starts, but he struck out 196 batters in 203 innings. The Pirates begin their rebuild after missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons, a strategy that might also lead them to trade longtime outfielder Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison , among others. Read More »

Sako strikes at the heart of Burnley

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I said when I came here that the only thing that matters to me is where we are on the final day in May. "I would like to hope he will be closer to one month rather than months". We knew more questions would be asked of our back four and goalkeeper in the second half but I'm delighted that we were able to withstand that test. "We've moved a long way from where we were last season - particularly away from home". Read More »

Patriots will be without Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee Saturday

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The Patriots and Titans kick off Saturday night at 8:15 p.m.at Gillette Stadium. In 10 games, Burkhead's averaged 11.5 FanDuel points on 9.4 touches per game this season. Dealing with a shoulder issue, Hogan missed seven of the final eight games of the season. The 27-year-old, who rushed for 264 yards and five touchdowns this season, told reporters Thursday that he was "excited" about the prospect of returning against the Titans. Read More »

Grace hunting more SA golf glory

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Chris Paisley of England got down in two from off the green at the last hole on Saturday to cling to a one-shot lead over local Branden Grace after three rounds of the South African Open . But it is Grace who will carry the momentum into the final day following his blistering finish, while compatriot Jacques Blaauw matched the highest-ranked player in the tournament on six-under for the day to take a share of third with Saddier and Chase Koepka. Read More »

Feds issue guidance so states can pursue Medicaid work requirement

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While Verma and the Trump administration claim the change will allow states to support their residents in improving their overall health, citing the longer lifespan of working individuals as an example, state Medicaid agencies will not receive any federal funds to assist in the creation of work support programs. Read More »

Ashwin making a fresh beginning in the series

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Cruising at 246/3, the Proteas then wobbled with two suicidal runouts plaguing what had been an impressive day at the office up until then. "We certainly don't go on opinions that are created outside, and talk of the town and all those sort of things", Kohli's sarcasm at the pre-match conference was not lost on anyone. Read More »

Tottenham to open contract talks with another duo, fans will be delighted

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While speculation over potential Tottenham contract extensions for Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld continues to circulate, The Mirror state that Mauricio Pochettino's men will look to reward Eriksen and Son with improved terms. Levy said: "It is one of the cornerstones of our vision for creating a world-class sports destination". Winks had an injection on his troublesome ankle on Monday, but is not available this weekend. Read More »

Sanders and Scarlet Knights set for rematch against No.4 Michigan State

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This is a Spartans team that has been a fixture in the top five of the polls all season and features preseason All-American Miles Bridges , fellow projected lottery pick Jaren Jackson and a heralded supporting cast. The Spartans are done with Ohio State and Michigan State the rest of the regular season and they'll face Purdue only once at home on February 6. Although Michigan State beats Michigan in the statistics, this is a big rivalry game and the Wolverines are coming off a 69-70 loss ... Read More »

Kane to break all English goal records, says Pochettino

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Tottenham Hotspur comfortably defeated Everton 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday evening as Harry Kane became the club's all time Premier League top scorer, overtaking Teddy Sheringham . Only Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion (both six) have won fewer points away from home in the Premier League than Everton (eight) this season. Watford came back from two goals down to register a 2-2 draw with Southampton at Vicarage Road. Read More »

Trump Referred to Intelligence Analyst as 'Pretty Korean Lady'

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The North's diplomats also pointed to a sharp gap in perceptions between Americans and South Koreans about the seriousness of the crisis. In a meeting last fall, the president apparently said that a female intelligence expert should be assisting the U.S.in its negotiations with North Korea purely because of her Korean heritage, NBC News reported . Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Turan loaned to Basaksehir until 2020

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And having found himself out of manager Ernesto Valverde's plans, Turan has been given an escape route for the remainder of his contract in Istanbul. The two clubs had reached a loan agreement for the 30-year-old Turkish worldwide, but did not disclose the financial value of the deal, reports Efe. Read More »

Asia leads Europe by 1 point after first day of EurAsia Cup

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Team Europe captain Thomas Bjorn enjoyed his bright moment when three-time Ryder Cup star, Paul Casey , and Europe's No 1 Tommy Fleetwood scored a 4&3 win against South Korean An Byeonghun and Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat . Cabrera-bello's wonderful putting into the second nine saw the European pair go from two down to one up in the space of three holes. "That was always my belief when I took this captaincy". Read More »

Eagles vs Falcons, Patriots vs Titans

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It's a big task to go out and win a playoff game and play against a good team, divisional round. The 29-year-old Murray sat out the Titans' 22-21 road victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday in a wild-card game. "It's a very unique skill because a lot of guys once they get scrambling, they're not even looking downfield anymore, they're just looking to run". "I think it just comes down to how well you play", Brady said. Read More »

Ian Wright predicts Marko Arnautovic to score v Huddersfield

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David Moyes saluted the "terrific" performances of Marko Arnautović and Manuel Lanzini but felt that the display of the whole West Ham United team was "really good" as they battered Huddersfield Town . Lanzini, whose only previous goal this campaign was in November, scored twice in five minutes during an impressive second period for the Hammers , who climbed above Huddersfield in the Premier League table. Read More »

Warriors Guard to Miss Second Straight Game With Ankle Sprain

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He was plus-18 in 18 minutes while Golden State took a 63-49 lead at the break. That was about as high as the Bucks would rise, with Brogdon opening the fourth quarter with a dunk to give Milwaukee a four-point lead. He made just 6 of 13 shots and was minus-7 in almost 20 minutes of action. Then it was all Brogdon as over a stretch of less than two minutes he knocked down a 3, deposited a reverse layup for an and-one and then added another 3 to tie the game for the first time since ... Read More »