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Spurs superstar's rehab shut down as quad problem lingers

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San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) controls the ball against Brooklyn Nets center Jahlil Okafor (4) during the fourth quarter at Barclays Center. "I feel like that's going to make us better down the stretch". Mills combined with Aldridge on the most important moment of the game, a three-point play for Aldridge with 53 seconds remaining on a pass from the reserve guard after the Nets had cut a 17-point deficit to three. Read More »

Atletico Fan in Stabbed Three Times Before Sevilla Game

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An Atletico Madrid fan is in a stable condition in hospital after he was stabbed before Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Sevilla in the Copa del Rey . Despite going ahead through Diego Costa in the 73rd minute in the first leg of the quarter-final tie, Atletico were beaten at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday. Read More »

Stores, Bars and Vikings Fans Ready For NFC Championship Game

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January 23, 2005: Eagles 27, Atlanta Falcons 10. "Nick really got in a rhythm throwing the ball and really gained a lot of confidence moving the ball down the field that way". Smith was the only player in the NFC with more than 70 tackles, five or more interceptions, and at least one sack. Keenum, the journeyman quarterback in a career year, and Diggs then made history thanks to flawless execution and an inexplicable tackle whiff by Saints safety Marcus Williams. Read More »

Ivana Trump, President's Ex-Wife, Says He Is 'Definitely Not Racist'

Trump. told reporters. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". Cape Town - The South African government will on Monday register one of the highest forms of diplomatic protest with the United States over President Donald Trump's reported vulgarity in describing African nations. Read More »

Bairstow: England one-day win not down to Australian Ashes party

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It was a long summer for us and to play the way we did, beating England 4-0, we deserve to go out and celebrate. "I expected that from Woody", Warner said. So it's a good thing that they're looking at the way we're playing because that means we're obviously doing something right, and long may that continue with the group of players that we've got, " he added. Read More »

Blackhawks Fear Corey Crawford Could Miss Rest of Season

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Corey Crawford has been out for almost a month, and now a report says the Chicago Blackhawks fear the goalie could be out for the season. Chicago Blackhawks starting goalie Corey Crawford is dealing with vertigo-like symptoms and there is no timetable for his return, according to the Chicago Sun-Times . Read More »

Henderson returns to Liverpool training

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Van Dijk will be hoping to build on his strong start to life at Anfield, after he scored a late victor in the Merseyside derby against Everton to ensure Liverpool progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup . Van Dijk will compete with Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren for a starting berth in defence, while Klopp will have to decide whether Georginio Wijnaldum, Emre Can or the in-form Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes way for skipper Henderson. Read More »

NBA All-Star Game 2018: Starters & Team Captains

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James tallied the most All-Star votes with 2,638,294 and for good reason: he's been the most dominant player in the league this decade. Last October 2017, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the NBA All-Star game will feature two teams that, for the first time, are not the Eastern and Western conferences . Read More »

Australian Open: Tennys Sandgren eases past pale Stan Wawrinka to reach R3

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Meanwhile defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the third round for the 19th straight Australian Open with an easy win over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. On a searing hot day at Melbourne Park when the temperature hit 104 degrees, No. 9 Wawrinka, No. 7 David Goffin and No. 13 Sam Querrey were the three seeded players to fall in the men's draw. Read More »

Mkhitaryan will be Arsenal 'sensation' - Gunners legend Merson

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Arsenal demanded the Armenian after sanctioning the £35 million sale of Sanchez to Old Trafford and when asked if Mkhitaryan would be coming to Arsenal as part of the deal, Wenger said: "Yes that is my understanding". "He doesn't have to leave". Reports in recent days have indicated that the Red Devils could wrap up a move for the Arsenal star in a part-exchange deal, with Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction. Read More »

Elina Svitolina beats 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk at Australian Open

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The youngster stunned the tennis world with her performances over much more fancied opponents throughout qualifying and the early rounds, including a straight-sets win over No.25 seed Peng Shuai . "We were lucky to play on Rod Laver because we had some shade behind so you could hide for a few seconds in between the points". "It's not easy because everyone is playing pretty freely against you and you have to be ready for tough matches from the beginning of the tournament". Read More »

Lifeless Michigan buried by Nebraska

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Wolverines coach John Beilein pulled his starters with five minutes remaining. The Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-7, 4-3 Big 10) welcome the No. 23 Michigan Wolverines (16-4, 5-2 Big 10) to Pinnacle Bank Arena as they look to prolong their five-game home winning streak. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Hails Arsenal's Defensive Solidity In EFL Cup Triumph

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Francis Coquelin was also substituted in the final stages of the match with a knock but Wenger expects the midfielder to be fit to face their fellow top-four contenders. After the Liverpool game, Arsenal take on Crystal Palace (December 28) and West Bromwich Albion (December 31) in 2017, with Giroud a major doubt for both clashes. Read More »

Antonio Conte: VAR official made 'big mistake' over Chelsea penalty shout

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Chelsea gaffer while speaking to the press about Morata's dismissal said: "For sure I think I am not happy with the second yellow card to Morata". Eden Hazard struck the winning kick in a 5-3 shootout win for last season's runners-up on a night of drama involving the video assistant referee (VAR) in the third-round replay against second-tier opposition. Read More »

Banged up New Orleans Saints in hostile territory against Minnesota Vikings

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In order for that to happen, the Minnesota Vikings would need to activate the quarterback off injured reserve and make space for him on the 53-man roster. But naturally, when you consider his career, Bradford came out of the season opener with a sore knee and has barely been seen since. "Fortunately, this is a team that we've played before, so part of it feels kind of like a division game". Read More »

Jose Mourinho set to sign new Manchester United deal

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He won the Europa League, the League Cup and the Community Shield in his first season, although they did finish sixth in the Premier League . However, reports now suggest that Mourinho is happy with how his club has done everything they can to sign his preferred transfer targets, and is set to commit himself to a long-term contract. Read More »

Mark Allen beats Ronnie O'Sullivan in Masters quarter-finals

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Veteran Scot John Higgins , a two-time Masters victor, came from 4-2 down to beat Anthony McGill 6-4 and will meet Ryan Day in the quarter-finals. "I was feeling 60% and was hoping Mark would make some mistakes", added O'Sullivan. "You have to give people credit". O'Sullivan took the first frame against Mark Allen who then hit back with a 65 break to level proceedings. World number eight Allen made a score of 81 in the fifth, before taking the next two frames to seal his victory. Read More »

Miles leads Raptors to 96-91 home win over Pistons

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Will the host Toronto Raptors cover the spread at home tonight when they entertain the Detroit Pistons at 7:30PM ET? Toronto earned a 116-94 victory behind a 19-point performance from C.J. "I'd say in the last three quarters we fought hard but the first quarter counts", said Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. "They crushed us in the paint and that gave them the disparity at the free-throw line". Read More »

Korea to compete in 4 sports at Winter Olympics

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He did not provide details. Washington has maintained its stance that it will not "accept" any peace process with "nuclear" North Korea . Pyongyang has carried out nuclear and missiles tests in defiance of United Nations and other sanctions . Read More »

Icy weather delays trial in death of ex-NFL back

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McKnight previously played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Edmonton Eskimos. The trial of a man who shot former C-F-L and N-F-L player Joe McKnight has been postponed due to weather conditions. After the two argued, police say Gasser took a gun from between his driver's seat and the center console and shot McKnight three times, killing him. Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday . Read More »

EPL: Wenger speaks on Arsenal battle for Champions League spot

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Alexis Sanchez has stayed behind while Arsenal travel to Bournemouth. Despite being unbeaten in their last four games, Bournemouth start the weekend in 16 position on the table. The France centre-forward has netted eight goals in 19 league starts but is yet to fully convince for the north London side, although his manager is not concerned. Read More »

Jaguars vs. Patriots: Coverage from around the country

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New England has covered the spread in seven out of the last ten meetings between the Jaguars and Patriots . While the Jaguars wouldn't appear comparable to the Patriots from an offensive perspective, the Patriots are not about to be complacent. Read More »

NFL Draft: Baker Mayfield may have a preferred destination

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Stills was hosting an Instagram live video Thursday night when Mayfield popped up in his comments, dropping an insightful hashtag. The Miami Herald says the Dolphins want to take a quarterback in the draft and are open to drafting one in the first round if he's the highest player on their board. Read More »

Postgame Report: Magic at Cavs

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The play of the game was undoubtedly this fantastic pass by LeBron James , who finished with 16 points, six assists, six turnovers and five rebounds. Rose now has 21 turnovers compared to 13 assists. Smith missed his last five shots. The Magic's defense was much-improved on Tuesday against Minnesota, but they got gashed on the inside (32 points in the paint) and outside (nine 3-pointers) in the early going. Read More »

Dana White confirms Ferguson vs Nurmagomedov for UFC 223

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Coach, John Kavanagh, insists McGregor's camp are still in the dark over the speculation, but is far from anxious about how it would affect the 29-year-old's standing. However, it's now unknown if the two are fighting for Ferguson's interim lightweight belt or if they will compete to become undisputed lightweight champion. Read More »

Novak Djokovic eyes record seventh title with 'new serve' at Australian Open

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With AP Photos.After going 1 for 9 in first-round matches on the opening day of the Australian Open , the American women picked up a second victory early on Day 2. She'll start her quest against Aiava, the 17-year-old Australian who had the distinction of being the first player born in this century to play in a main draw Grand Slam singles match when she lost in the first round here last year. Read More »

Shield Talk: Is Tom Brady's sixth Super Bowl win imminent?

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Excelling at what the Jaguars do well is the way to beat the Patriots in the postseason. So what. This is still going to be a good one. Colvin admitted the Jaguars would go into the contest against the Patriots at the Gillette Stadium "respecting" both Brady and what they have achieved, but refused to be daunted by the challenge. Read More »

NFC Championship: Eagles vs Vikings - Analyst Pick

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Don't forget I taught you everything you know, ha, ha, ' " Milloy, who coached Diggs at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md., said Wednesday, Jan. "You just have to stay grounded in the moment. Then we'll see what happens". However, star quarterback Carson Wentz was injured towards the end of the year, and the team had to turn to Nick Foles the rest of the way. Read More »

VAR under fire from Chelsea boss

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His game riddled with loose touches and poor positional play, the Belgian was fortunate to not see his side go behind in the first-half after a misplaced pass resulted in Nelson Oliveira hitting the crossbar. It was his 17th goal on his 50th Chelsea appearance. Hammers striker Andy Carroll has also been linked with Chelsea . Chelsea won the Premier League title in 2015 and 2017 under Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte . Read More »

Rahm cards his lowest score on PGA Tour for first-round lead

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While Mickelson is in the midst of a winless drought that is approaching five years, Rahm won three times around the world last year and will defend a PGA Tour title for the first time next week at Torrey Pines. "So it's just golf". "Driving's my strength, so I hit driver on every hole". "And for me it's fun to hear, now that he's with Tim [Mickelson], and we are all really close". Read More »