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Magic stun Celtics; Pacers halt Spurs winning run

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While it may not seem like that big a deal in the grand scheme of things, Boston understands all too well how momentum works. He is now leading the team to a playoff push that is putting them on the 1st seed in the East with a record of 34-13. Read More »

Maxwell drafted into Aussie ODI squad

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Finch's exclusion will come as a big blow for Australia who will be looking to win their first win in the series in Adelaide . "Winning is a habit so we'll be trying to do that in the last two games to secure a 5-0 whitewash". "But I'm just happy to get my opportunity again after a pretty disappointing first two games". "If my tempo's there and if the way I'm hitting the ball's there, it's just a mindset thing for me". Read More »

Nassar's sex abuse victims 'so thankful' for harsh sentence

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She said she pities Nassar for losing the ability to determine between good and evil. "It's the biggest sexual assault scandal in history, and we should want to know why it happened", she said. He sometimes used a sheet or his body to block the view of any parent in the room. "If it did, I have to say, I might allow what he did to all of these lovely souls, these young women in their childhood, I would allow some or many people to do to him what he did to others". Read More »

Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon resigns amid Larry Nassar scandal

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Simon that it is now time for change". He spoke about what qualities President Simon has and has demonstrated through the years, which the board feels makes her worthy of their support. Nassar, 54, pleaded guilty to assaulting seven people in the Lansing area, but the sentencing hearing has been open to anyone who said they were a victim. Read More »

New Leeds crest sparks hilarity and horror

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But the cartoon-style badge has led to a social media uproar with 70,000 people signing an online petition calling for it to be scrapped or changed. Shocked supporters could certainly feel the acid rising in their chests and set up a petition to bin the idea, which has hit 72,000 signatures. It would also appear as though Leeds have been pilloried into submission, with managing director Angus Kinnear forced to step forth as the public face of the club's embarrassing U-turn. Read More »

My worst moment as a coach, says Zinedine Zidane after Leganes loss

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Real Madrid has never before lost a Copa tie in the Bernabeu after winning the first leg away. Madrid travel 19 points behind league leaders Barcelona, eight behind Atletico Madrid and five behind Valencia , meaning a defeat would leave them struggling to finish in the top three and with Villarreal just one point behind and Sevilla three points and also in touching distance, it is no exaggeration to say Madrid's place in next season's Champions League is also in peril. Read More »

Trade Request Shelved? Klay Hints That Steph Picked Him in All-Star Draft

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While the National Basketball Association won't reveal the order in which players were drafted by Curry and LeBron James , Thompson may have let the cat out of the bag. But I do know it's a tough pool. Green is averaging 11.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game, while now sitting 13th in the league in real-plus minus. Read More »

Super Bowl teams to be determined today

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The Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles each had to release the first injury report of the Super Bowl bye week, so they projected how injuries would impact their players if they had practiced. After the first drive of the game where the Vikings scored seemingly too easy, the defense would not let up a single point the rest of the contest. Read More »

Xhaka's goal puts rock-solid Arsenal into League Cup final

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Xhaka said : "I think if you play a final you want to win the trophy, so we go to the game against City and think we can win this game". Arsenal came from behind to win 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium , where Gunners boss Wenger switched to a back three - a change which caused the visitors problems straightaway. Read More »

Carabao Cup semi-final Preview - Arsenal v Chelsea

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Speaking at a news conference at Cobham on Tuesday, Conte said: "If you remember in the past, Morata stopped because of a pain in his back and now it came back the day before Brighton". Alexandre Lacazette will probably attempt to claim the assist for Xhaka's victor but, in truth, crediting the Frenchman with an assist would be overly generous. Read More »

Aaron Lennon 'still has a lot to offer' after Burnley move

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In April previous year, Lennon was detained under the Mental Health Act 2007 and taken to hospital "for assessment" after police were called to Salford, and he receiving treatment for a "stress-related illness", recovering to feature in 19 games for the Toffees this season, after turning down the chance to move to Burnley towards the end of the summer transfer window. Read More »

Judge tells Nassar she signed his death warrant

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Evans said for too long, numerous victims hadn't been taken seriously when they tried to report Nassar's abuse. His victims - including Olympians Simone Biles , Aly Raisman , Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney - have said he molested them under the guise of conducting medical treatments. Read More »

Kerber crushes Keys to reach Australian Open semis

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Mertens has the pressure of being in her first Grand Slam semi-final on her Australian Open debut. For Keys , the 17th seed who hadn't dropped a set to reach the quarter-finals, it's back to the drawing board after another big-match choke - she capitulated 6-3, 6-0 to Sloane Stephens in the final at Flushing Meadows a year ago. Read More »

Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England

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Glenn Maxwell has offered a prescription for how they can better challenge the visitors - essentially by indulging in less "chill-out time" during the middle overs. England are keen to give Australia a taste of their own medicine according to paceman Mark Wood, who is eager to land a one-day whitewash. England's last visit to this ground saw them beaten by Bangladesh and knocked out of the 2015 World Cup at the group stage. Read More »

Australian Open: Federer zooms into semis, Chung stops Tennys

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It was both incredible and unbelievable, Chung beating a legend that had won six Australian Opens and 12 Grand Slams overall-in straight sets at that. It's big for him. The 36-year-old Federer also became the oldest man to reach the semifinals at Melbourne Park since Ken Rosewall did it in 1977 at age 42 and the oldest man to advance to the final four at any major since Jimmy Connors at the 1991 U.S. Read More »

Putting the opposition in a spin

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Bamber returned to take his tally to three wickets, nicking off Nathan McSweeney and trapping Aussie vice-skipper Will Sutherland leg-before. Ralson was dominating the chart with figures of 7 for 15 against Papua New Guinea earlier in the in the ongoing competition. Read More »

Kevin Durant Rips NBA Refs: 'He Was Searching For Me'

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Durant was hit with his first technical in the third quarter after he slammed the ball in frustration, thinking he had a clean block from behind on a Willy Hernangomez layup attempt. " I wish I could apologize to (referee) James [Williams] because that was out of my character ". Durant did not hold back when asked about official James Williams' role in his ejection. Read More »

Francis Ngannou Claims To Have Learned From UFC 220 Loss

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With a Boston crowd roaring and chanting his initials, Cormier showed why he's the best active light heavyweight fighter in UFC and dominated Oezdemir via TKO to retain the 205-pound belt. "I'm going to do (platelet-rich plasma therapy) again". Here's the thing: Kattar looked outstanding in his short-notice promotional debut against Andre Fili and upped the ante at home Saturday against Burgos. Read More »

Mkhitaryan moved to Arsenal, Sanchez became the player of "man UTD"

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Wright doesn't begrudge Sanchez his new earnings and has pointed out that Arsenal's top scorer last season had made it clear on several occasions that his goal in football was to win trophies. Gerachi Mkhitaryan played " Manchester United " from July 2016. "I must say he's a player who has all the attributes". "I would like to wish Henrikh all the success and happiness that I am sure he is going to get". Read More »

Patriots coach Bill Belichick speaks about Super Bowl LII preparations

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Question: "When is that process completely finished?" Belichick: "When " s what process finished?" "When we share it, you'll be the first one to get it", Belichick told the reporter . Belichick: "Whatever his situation, whatever his status is, we'll put it on the injury report". We'll make sure you're the first one to get it. "We'll make sure you're first on the list too, Stacey", the coach quipped, ostensibly referring to Patriots vice president of media relations Stacey James. Read More »

White says 'real' lightweight title to be defended at UFC 223

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Dana White predicted Nate Diaz would return to the UFC in 2018 and he could be on to something . "I will make Nate Diaz an offer to fight today". "I've got to look the rankings, see where everybody is". The timing of Diaz's announcement will interest many fight fans after it was confirmed McGregor had turned down a title defence against Tony Ferguson . Read More »

Disgraced US abuse doctor jailed for 175 YEARS

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After days of heart-wrenching victim-impact statements, it was Nassar's turn to speak. I asked one of my fellow dancers if that was normal, if that was appropriate conduct, if he did that to them, if he had to do that. During that time , several women say that they told campus authorities that Nassar was abusing them under the guise of medical treatment. "Instead, they thought about themselves and money and decided they were going to run these women over, and now it's blown up in ... Read More »

Federer loses his cool in Melbourne

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Six-time champion Novak Djokovic was a fourth-round casualty, the injury- hampered Serb beaten 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 7-6 (7-3) by Hyeon Chung . The 21-year-old is the first South Korean to go this deep into a Grand Slam and has impressed particularly this week. Read More »

Where is Alexis Sanchez? Man Utd arrive at Turf Moor

He said: "It's never easy". Sometimes people thinks transfers involve the managers a lot in the negotiations but I think it depends on the profile of the club, the way we establish our jobs and in my case when it goes to the table of negotiations I like to be out [of it]. Read More »

Russell Westbrook, Still Petty, Took Another Shot at Kevin Durant

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The forward said he came to the Thunder with "bigger dreams and bigger goals" like winning a championship. The lanky rookie did his best to force Westbrook into a miss without fouling him on the game's decisive play, but failed to register what would have been his second blocked shot of the night ... Read More »

Eagles Fan Who Ran Into Subway Pole in Viral Video Speaks Out

Lane Johnson's voice caught when talking about his friend and mentor, Jason Peters , following the Eagles' NFC Championship Game win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. Clement also has 10 receptions for 123 yards and two touchdowns. Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, showing poise and moxie in going 26 for 33. Read More »

Jay Feely: Gisele was "dead serious" about wanting Tom Brady to retire

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It didn't look good at 2-2, and you just keep showing up to work every day, and we sit in these chairs and Coach Belichick gets up here and he demands a lot out of us and he tries to get the most out of us every day. He's no longer just the Best Baseball Player in the World. The Ringer's Mike Lombardi, who also has served on Belichick's staff in the past, believes the Eagles have the right formula to dethrone Belichick and the Pats. Read More »

Game day preview - OKC Thunder look to cut down the Nets

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The Thunder are a significantly improved team since that encounter though. The Thunder dismantled the Cleveland Cavaliers in their last contest, 148-124. The Nets appear to be reinvigorated by having nearly the full contingent of their roster, thanks to the return of D'Angelo Russell. Spencer Dinwiddie is the third double-digit scorer and DeMarre Carroll is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. Read More »

Montana residents on US Winter Olympic ski team

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The 2018 Junior Worlds will include men and women's downhill, super-G, alpine combined, slalom, giant slalom and a mixed team event. Citing statistics from past users, STRIVR said its VR training has resulted in a 10 percent increase in performance across its basketball clients, and a 20 percent improvement in reaction time among its football clients . Read More »

Against Banking Trend, JPMorgan Will Open Hundreds of Branches

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Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 17,456,699 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,595,542,000 after buying an additional 3,945,948 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Tuesday, August 8. (NYSE: JPM ). Sol owns 30,520 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. (NYSE: JPM ). Croft has invested 0.06% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. Read More »

Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins forward, suspended 5 games for elbowing Marcus Johansson

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That's because Brad Marchand was handed a five-game suspension from the NHL's Department of Player Safety on Wednesday, extending a long rap sheet for the 29-year-old winger. January 9, 2012: Suspended five games for low-bridging Vancouver Canucks defenceman Sami Salo. This is an offensive, not a defensive maneuver, and can not be excused as accidental or defensive contact. Read More »