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LeBron James: NBA should take Cavs 'off every nationally televised game'

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However, the NBA's most powerful player is either strangely unaware of what he can control or unwilling to take ultimate responsibility for a Cavs franchise built around him. It is in the team's best interest to part ways with Lue. This win showcased the league's only threat to the Golden State Warriors while showing how bad of a state the Cavs are actually in. Read More »

Dana White reveals if Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor rematch could make sense

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Conor McGregor has celebrated five years since signing the UFC deal that changed his life. When Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor went toe-to-toe previous year in Las Vegas in front of millions of excited fans, many were just happy that the constant media attention they received and their seemingly never-ending war of words would be over. Read More »

IOC Threaten To Remove Boxing From The 2020 Olympic Games

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As a result of the probe, a total of 43 Russian athletes were handed lifetime bans from Olympic competitions and stripped of their medals won in Sochi - despite never having tested positive for doping. "While CAS is sitting today and considering us, I'm out training". "The IOC, we would never have expected this", Bach said as uncertainty lingers over the Russian athletes. Read More »

Aston Villa fans mock Chelsea on Twitter for letting John Terry go

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While it was a flawless result for Gracia, it is likely to raise even more questions about Conte's future and how much longer he will remain in charge of Chelsea . But, I repeat, in my life when I was a player, I was captain of Juventus and never, ever, did I speak about a coach with my club. It's about staying calm - it hurts a lot when you come off after a performance like that. Read More »

Rafael Nadal to play Queen's before Wimbledon

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Earlier, the world number one said that he was hoping to make a return from injury at the Mexican Open , beginning February 26. Nadal was on course to meet Federer in the final after sailing through the opening rounds but suffered a thigh injury in his quarter-final with Marin Cilic and was forced to retire. Read More »

Sublime Kohli sets South Africa daunting target

They can get all their support staff to bowl different types of spin in the nets. In pursuit of 303, South Africa folded for 124, of which opener Lizelle Lee made 73 at a strike-rate of almost 100. But Kohli continued his run scoring and reached his century off 119 balls with a couple down the fine-leg. India is leading in this series so far, and now they are looking to register their another victory over injured Proteas . Read More »

Nicholas Petit-Frere Commitment: Top OT Chooses Ohio State

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In fact, Meyer's joy was caught on camera. The Buckeyes finished second, but had no complaints at the end. Upon receiving confirmation that Petit-Frere will sign with Ohio State, he unleashed a celebratory fist pump . Of the past 10 programs to finish first in recruiting, seven of them won the national championship in the following four years. It was a big get for the Buckeyes and Urban Meyer, who lost out on in-state tackle Jackson Carman in December. Read More »

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino tips Erik Lamela to return to his best

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The Argentine did not play for Spurs between 25 October 2016 and 28 November 2017 as a result of a hip injury which required surgery, while also dealing with family problems. However, once again, Spurs began to take control as time went on. However, unfortunately for Butler, the defender's footing was all wrong for the clearance with the ball instead clipping his heel and flying into the bottom right corner. Read More »

Phoenix Suns drop in Forbes' rankings of National Basketball Association franchise value

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The Warriors, of course, have assembled one of the best teams of all time, but some of their value may come from their location and proximity to Silicon Valley. The NBA as a whole is also continuing to grow in value. The Process appears to be working for the 76ers as, thanks in large part to increases in TV ratings and ticket sales, Philly had the biggest gain in value at 48% to $1.18 billion. Read More »

Nick Saban reviews National Signing Day

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As it now stands, the 2018 Signing Class includes 22 scholarship players. "Guys seeing they have an opportunity to contribute to your team, in some cases maybe looking too much at where they can play early rather than where they can develop to be the best players". Read More »

PFA offers assistance in Leicester vs Mahrez row

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Former England striker Ian Wright condemned Mahrez's recent actions but admitted he is stunned Leicester failed to cash in on the winger, who reportedly cost the club £350,000 when he signed from Le Havre in 2014. You can see the problems with both sides. We are ready to act if we are called in. We can only do our best. The Cityzens famously failed to match the Foxes' steep evaluation of the Algerian playmaker, and it is now understood Pep Guardiola's side even attempted to secure the 26 ... Read More »

Cris Cyborg-Yana Kunitskaya to headline UFC 222

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The co-main event is expected to pit Frankie Edgar against Brian Ortega in a three round title eliminator with the victor then moving onto face champion Max Holloway later this year. Edgar will remain on the card, and the No. 2-ranked contender will have another tough challenge as he faces No. 3-ranked contender Brian Ortega in the three-round co-main event of the evening. Read More »

Chelsea, the players save Conte's job

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Chelsea do want him and are in pursuit, but sources have suggested Enrique needs convincing on the timing as he would rather wait until the summer and plan for a new season. Another former Chelsea boss in Carlo Ancelotti is in the frame to return to the Bridge at 7/1. "We have now two bad losses but we are a team with the manager, and everyone is positive about that, and we will try to do our best to win next week". Read More »

Olympic Games bring 'real hope' to divided Koreas

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AIBA said the International Olympic Committee decision was "extremely disappointing" after the boxing body had submitted a progress report as requested. But 169 Russian athletes who have passed strict anti-doping protocols will compete under a neutral flag. 'Receiving this invitation is a privilege for a clean Russian athlete. Read More »

Four-star WR Jacob Copeland commits to Florida, mom gets up and leaves

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His decision would have a big effect on the SEC landscape. Credit to Copeland for answering the question straightforwardly; he told them that it's his mother and that he didn't know why she left, but that he felt good about his decision. 14 overall recruit in the state, per the 247 Sports Composite. His mom decided she didn't want anything to do with that. She was wearing an Alabama sweatshirt and a Tennessee hat when Copeland picked up a blue Gators hat and said he was going to ... Read More »

Newport hand Spurs scouting dossier to Juventus

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However, Sean Rigg of Newport County has chose to snub his chance of walking out on that hallowed turf just days before the opportunity arose. But the lure of a Wembley fixture could not stop Newport midfielder Sean Rigg quitting between the two ties to become a tattoo artist. Read More »

I have loved Liverpool since I was young: Salah

Philippe Coutinho's January departure to Barcelona prompted Liverpool supporters to quickly crown Salah the latest King of the Kop. "We've got to make sure he's here for many many years", he added. " We talked at Chelsea when I first came back from the loan spell at Fiorentina ", the Liverpool said to Four Four Two. We didn't talk much, but it was OK. Read More »

IOC bars 15 Russian athletes from Winter Olympics

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Russian speed-skating coach Pavel Abratkevich, who has been working with Sochi silver medalist Olga Fatkulina - banned from the upcoming Olympics - said that he never expected the International Olympic Committee would send an invitation. Read More »

Local hotspots light up with Super Bowl fans

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Sports betting could be expanded to other USA states ahead of next year's Super Bowl , should New Jersey prove successful in its quest to overturn the federal 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). One of the proposition bets that hurt the Westgate was whether the game's MVP Nick Foles would score a touchdown. "The props didn't do very good". The man also placed two bets of $1 million with William Hill , which runs more than 100 sports books in Nevada and has a ... Read More »

Arsenal handed huge boost in pursuit of elite European attacker

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The duo were once again touted as potential suitors throughout January but Monaco made it clear they weren't prepared to let the French worldwide leave mid-season. It's understood Arsenal were the closest to signing Lemar but the Gunners' move for the Frenchman collapsed following Manchester City's failed bid for Alexis Sanchez . Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis Out For Season

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They were up by one point before losing Porzingis in the second. Porzingis has been the Knicks best player in what has been a dismal 2017-18 season. There was no immediate announcement of how long the all-star forward will be out, but such injuries typically take months to heal and the National Basketball Association season is two-thirds over. Read More »

Virat Kohli smashes 160 no, India post 303

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The match will start at 4:30 PM IST on February 7, 2018. Of the 29 previous day/night ODIs at Newlands, all of which were completed, six had been won by the team who fielded first. With the batsmen looking dominant and Kohli having settled well, Dhawan didn't connect well after stepping out to Duminy for Markram to pull off a sharp catch at midwicket. Read More »

England World Cup 2018 kits revealed ahead of Russian Federation tournament

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The traditional home and away colours of white and red are preserved, but Nike have gone for a change of design, moving away from the two-tone style of the last edition in the "2018 England Collection". As is usually the case, the away shirt is red with a St George's cross print on its front. Take a look through the gallery above to see the new England 2018 World Cup kits and some of the best reactions to it from fans . Read More »

Tom Brady Wins NFL MVP

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At the same time , the Patriots have also helped fans forget that the Super Bowl has tended to feature some historically terrible games. "I haven't thought much about the game past year and I haven't thought about it much in a long time ", Brady said during the week. Read More »

5-Star CB Tyson Campbell Commits To Georgia Over Ohio State, Alabama

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He committed to Georgia in October, giving the Bulldogs continued momentum on the recruiting trail that never really has waned. He grabbed a Tennessee hat, then chucked it away. And now the Bulldogs will close National Signing Day with the No. 1 class in the country. Georgia added a commitment from 4-star 2019 tight end Ryalnd Goede This is all on the heels of Georgia's first apperance in the College Football Playoff. Read More »

Mavericks play Clippers at Staples Center

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Carlisle on Nowitzki: "I just really believe Dirk's record of high level of excellence, of longevity, durability, is one of the most remarkable I've ever seen in sport.". Gallinari, playing just his third game since missing nearly two months with a partially torn left glute, finished with a season-best 28 points . The only times he failed to play at least 73 games in his first 19 seasons in the league was the lockout-shortened 1998-99 campaign, the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, 2012-13 ... Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo decline claims

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In an interview with Mundo Deportivo , he was asked: " Ronaldo or Messi?" to which Lineker responded: "I like Cristiano a lot, but Messi is from another world". Mbappe's starting role at the Santiago Bernabeu next week has been put into some doubt by Angel Di Maria's recent performances. Sir Alex Ferguson used to deliberately rip his successful Man Utd teams apart, but having won eight trophies in two and a half years, Zinedine Zidane released, loaned and sold Alvaro Morata, Pepe, Danilo ... Read More »