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National Basketball Association trade deadline rumors: Knicks close to sending Willy Hernangomez to Hornets


He came over to the National Basketball Association last season and appeared in all 82 games, starting 22 of them. But they're a season-worst eight games below.500 and have lost their best player. NY could choose to use him as part of depth for the recently-injured Kristaps Porzingis, but will likely waive him, since there is no further need for him with four other power forwards in the roster. Read More »

National Signing Day storylines: Year of the quarterback continues


This board will be updated when we verify a new signing. Ohio State was Oats' dream school growing up, and Oats told The Athletic that he was indeed a "take" for the Buckeyes. We'll see how first-year Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher does, and keep an eye on the University of Houston , University of Texas and Rice University, as well as other colleges across the state. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister to visit South Korea in historic first


U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has not discounted the possibility of meetings with North Korean representatives on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics , where he will officially represent the U.S. Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, an American university student who died after returning home from North Korean prison in a coma , will join Pence's delegation in Seoul on Thursday . Read More »

Kyrie Irving Will Return To Celtics Lineup Vs. Raptors


Toronto is 22-4 at home this season, so homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs could be a huge factor for them in May. "We got our butts kicked by a really good team who physically overwhelmed us from a speed and physicality standpoint", said Stevens. Read More »

England diving squad for Gold Coast 2018 announced


The games are held on Australia's and start on April 4. "It gives me great pleasure to see that their dedication and focus has led them to being a key part of our team in the Gold Coast". 'I have always wanted to go travelling to Australia, so to be able to go there through boxing is better still. "I know it will be a tough tournament but I have trained hard and I am going there to win gold. Read More »

Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez handed 16 month prison sentence


Surprisingly, Manchester United swooped and secured the signing ahead of their city rivals as Sanchez became one of the highest paid players in not only the league but the world too. City were made to rue a host of squandered chances, most notably when Raheem Sterling missed an open goal , as Burnley salvaged a valuable point despite seeing their winless league streak extended to nine matches. Read More »

Antonio Brown Offers to Help Tom Brady With His Brick Hands


Things began going south after the coach called out Brady's performance in New England's AFC Divisional Round win over the Houston Texans past year. Wickersham wrote Brady "seemed liberated" after Garoppolo's trade to the San Francisco 49ers, with one team staff member saying Brady "won". "Because that changes how you play the game". Read More »

Penguins, Fans Honor Fleury With Rousing Ovation At PPG Paints Arena


With the team, Fleury helped the Penguins to three Stanley Cups in nine years, and his end to his career in Pittsburgh was as bittersweet as they come. Ryan Reaves , Ian Cole , and Jake Guentzel scored goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period. Ryan Carpenter and Jonathan Marchessault scored goals for the Golden Knights in the third period. Read More »

Inspector General Probes Labor Dept. on Tip Pool Rulemaking


Advocates of the proposal say it would give restaurants greater flexibility in their worker compensation, and allow employers and employees to establish their own tip pooling arrangements without interference from the federal government. Later, a polling showed that 82% of voters disapproved of this proposal. "And yet by abolishing the regulation affirming that tips are the property of the employee who earned them, the Department would make these workers, who are primarily women and people ... Read More »

Gisele Bundchen consoles Tom Brady in post-Super Bowl photo


After their 5-year-old daughter Vivian blurted out, "The Eagles won the Super Bowl '". Foles, the MVP of the Super Bowl, said they had practiced it a lot, but it never worked as well as it did Sunday. "We didn't win it today". He has two of the three 400-yard passing games in Super Bowl history, with his 466 yards in last season's overtime win over Atlanta and Kurt Warner's 414 yards for the St. Read More »

Arsenal thrash Everton 5-1 at the Emirates


The Gunners tore them apart in the first half and went in to the break with a 4-0 lead , but couldn't keep the same frantic pace and the pressure up in the second half but the game was already over as any contest. The January window often sees players sold for far more than their actual worth and £27 million is a lot of money to pay for someone who is not going to be a regular in the side. Read More »

Live Cricket Score, India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI at Cape Town

It is notable that India have never won an ODI series against South Africa in their own backyard. South Africa will be without Quinton De Kock in the third ODI. Klaasen and Ngidi are making their debut. In the three matches played in Cape Town , Centurion and Johannesburg, the Proteas batsmen failed to score a single century in the series. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski's home burglarized after Super Bowl loss


Less than 24 hours after his defense got torched by Nick Foles and the Eagles former Patriots DC Matt Patricia has officially been named the new head coach of the Detroit Lions. The 28-year-old tight end had been under the NFL's concussion protocol until Thursday. For me, as long as I'm playing at a high level, and I make the commitment to take care of myself year-round, then I'll continue to play. Read More »

Courtois to extend Chelsea deal despite love for Madrid


Courtois did go on to say "the signs are positive" that he will renew his contract with Chelsea , and the west Londoners are understood to have offered their shot-stopper £200,000 per week to prolong his stay at the club. As a situation, it is not always easy. Manchester United are determined to keep the player and have informed Real Madrid that they will demand £115m for him, regardless of the fact his contract runs out in 2019. Read More »

Former Gunners star makes interesting point about new Arsenal signing


All eyes were on the club-record signing Aubameyang and he fully satiated the anticipation of fans by receiving a lovely through ball from Mkhitaryan, his old partner in crime at Borussia Dortmund , and giving it a world-class finish. And, Dominic Calvert-Lewin grabbed what was only a consolation for Everton. Ramsey made it three after 19 minutes as Everton's defence wobbled once more. Read More »

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins refuses to visit Trump after Super Bowl victory


Defensive end Chris Long , who skipped the White House past year after winning the Super Bowl with the Patriots, said on Pardon My Take last week that he would do the same again. Patriots team owner Robert Kraft donated $1 million to Donald Trump's inaugural celebrations. Although Smith has not taken a knee to protest, he said that former San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick was a "genius" for doing what he did because "people talked about it in a way that we never heard and ... Read More »

No pressure on me, says Conte after Watford debacle


The players were expected to return to training tomorrow but the Italian has granted them two extra days to recover because he is concerned that fatigue is a factor in their recent poor performances. "I tried to warn everyone about the difficulty of our path in the league and Champions League ", said Chelsea coach Antonio Conte . "Sometimes, when I had the possibility, I tried to give a window of little work for the players that I chose to rest". Read More »

Lakers May Give Up Pursuit Of LeBron James, Paul George


The Lakers hosted the Phoenix Suns at the STAPLES Center on Tuesday and carried that momentum to their home court. Lopez knocked down 4-of-6 from deep, as he is finally beginning to find his shooting touch. Odd for a team that little more than a month ago stood out for its struggles and had fallen to last place in the Western Conference. "Good teams are going to ramp up their defense and you have to be prepared for it", coach Triano said after the Suns suffered a 115-110 loss to the ... Read More »

Warriors overwhelmed by Westbrook, George in double-digit defeat

They racked up 25 turnovers - majority unforced - and allowed the Thunder to score 38 points off of them. In the end, it was Westbrook's 34 points that barely outscored Durant's 33. Two possessions later, George assaulted the rim and detonated over Zaza Pachulia . It felt like the door was wide open in the third quarter for the Warriors to step through and take over the game with a trademark roaring comeback, but it never happened. Read More »