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Cavs ban fan who hurled racist taunts toward Spurs' Patty Mills


With 2:29 remaining in the fourth quarter on Sunday, Mills stepped up to the free throw line, which is when arena microphones picked up the comments hurled his way. Mills posted a message on Twitter following the game thanking a fan who tweeted a clip of the taunts. Mills shared the audio on his Twitter account and said he hoped to "enlighten this confused, hateful fan". Read More »

Flood Watch in effect Wednesday night through Thursday


Some of the heaviest rains are expected to occur Wednesday night and Thursday. It'll be a cool day with highs reaching the low 60s in Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton. Increased runoff during times of heaviest rain could cause localized flooding, as well as rapid rises in smaller creeks and streams. There is also the possibility of some strong to severe storms south of I-40 this afternoon an through the evening hours. Read More »

UCL: PSG Set To Miss Neymar In Madrid Clash Over Ankle Injury


The French coach downplayed the overall importance of Neymar's possible absence in the upcoming Champions League match, in which PSG will try to rally back after their 3-1 defeat in the first leg. " Neymar? Me, I saw only one thing is that I played the ball ", Sarr told reporters post-match. Wayne Rooney suffered a similar injury in May 2006 playing for Manchester United against Chelsea and was able to return to fitness after six weeks - in time for England's World Cup campaign in ... Read More »

Real Madrid target Marcos Alonso makes big statement on his future


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has come under fire in recent times, but Alonso has defended him saying he thinks he has done a great job and that in their minds the only outcome is to end the season on a high. Alonso had been overlooked by the nation until his call-up last week - despite playing a key role in Chelsea's championship-winning team last season. Read More »

Man United draw up six-man shortlist of top transfer targets

According to English football outlet the Mirror, the Manchester United manager has made central midfield and defense a priority as we approach the summer and could lure some big names to Old Trafford before or after the World Cup. But May - who played 85 Premier League games during a nine-year stay at United - says even more investment in required. Tierney, if he signs, could be made Man United's number 1 left back, with England International Ashley Young set to back him up. Read More »

Isco hails Lopetegui faith after first hat-trick


Some Real Madrid fans believe that Salamo has contributed to Isco's unimpressive performances this season for Real Madrid . And he could force his way out of Real if his relationship with Zidane does not improve and any new signings pose a threat to his game time. Read More »

Big Shock To Hyderabad Sunrisers


Disgraced Australian opener David Warner has made a decision to step down as captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), starting April 4. Shanmugam said on the team's official Twitter page. Soon after Cricket Australia sanctioned a 12-month ban on Steven Smith as well as David Warner, Amitabh Choudhary, the acting secretary of the BCCI announced that both players were barred from playing in the 11th edition of the competition. Read More »

Menotti: Guardiola anxious about heavy Man City schedule


Sterling - who joined City from Liverpool for £49m in July 2015 - was part of the England team knocked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland. If Manchester City wins the Champions League this season it will emphasise what a good coach he is - but I'll hate it'. Read More »

Australia's David Warner masterminded ball-tampering plan

CA has made it abundantly clear who it believes was most culpable and deceptive in the shameful saga that has triggered nation-wide outrage, with fresh waves of anger expected when the public learn players lied about what Bancroft stuffed down his trousers. Read More »

Dodger Stadium Sewage Leak Ends Spring Training Game


I don't know. They said it was the sewer, ' Toles said. But, yeah, it was nasty, man. After about 10 minutes of waiting on the field, both teams returned to their respective dugouts. The Dodgers won the abbreviated game, 4-3. "It's unfortunate. We're all winding down spring training". "Kike and Mariana have been such strong advocates for Puerto Rico and we want to join their families and loved ones in helping fix the community and work towards a return to normalcy". Read More »

It is up to CA to decide on Smith, Warner: Rhodes


Cricket Australia made the announcement on Wednesday, adding that batsman Cameron Bancroft had been banned for nine months. Steve Smith is due to depart for Australia today (March 28) and will speak publicly upon his arrival home in Sydney. Read More »

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft sent home in disgrace


The trio have admitted to concocting a plan involving Cameron Bancroft using yellow tape to deliberately scruff the ball during the third Test against South Africa. Australian national team cricket coach Darren Lehmann will not resign. Tim Paine, who took over from Smith as captain mid-match in cape Town as the furore began to unfold, has been appointed as captain of the Test team. Read More »

Sky Sports pundit delivers bold top four prediction and makes Chelsea claim


Manchester United and Liverpool occupy the other top four places, with Manchester City boasting a 16 point lead at the top of the league. The transfer to Chelsea was reported by national media outlets with sources close to the Premier League champions over the weekend, and it appears the teenager is no longer an Alex player. Read More »

National Basketball Association is experimenting with 99-cent fourth quarter live streams


With two-minutes left in the game, the Heat trailed by four points, cut that lead in half with one-minute left, and went on to lose by a score of 105-99. media network The Verge . If enough fans tune into this low-priced way to stream parts of games, the strategy could collectively cut down on the rate of game pirating, which strips broadcasters of missed opportunities for ad spots and revenue. Read More »

Woman marries 100-year-old tree


A 400-year-old banyan tree is seen in Kowloon Park in Hong Kong on August 23, 2013. And a year ago, when the plot's prospective buyer Jeff Romer asked the city about his legal responsibilities to the tree, the controversy arose. Certified arborist Rick Joyce gave the tree a thorough checkup and determined that it's in flawless health and could withstand a regular pruning. He determined it's in fairly robust health and could withstand judicious pruning. Read More »

David Warner 'goes rogue' as ball-tampering row splits Australia squad


Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland will address the briefing at the team's hotel at 19:00. He and vice captain David Warner agreed to stand down as team leaders pending an investigation by Cricket Australia, which is expected to result in further sanctions possibly for both the senior batsmen and Bancroft. Read More »

Cilic falls to Isner in Miami


The better weather will make me feel better on court". Del Potro will face Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals after the Canadian dispatched Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 6-4. "In a situation like that, if I'm feeling fit and healthy, which I am, and serving like I did today, I can beat a lot of people playing like that". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas leaves Lakers to re-evaluate his hip


According to Lakers beat reporter Mike Trudell , the two-time All-Star guard has gone to NY in hopes of finding a solution for the injury that has compromised his ability to play since last year's postseason. The Cavaliers, who dealt Kyrie Irving in exchange for Thomas during the offseason, quickly moved on from the 5-9 point guard once it became clear he was not the same player. Read More »

Dirk Nowitzki says he's planning to play for the Mavericks next season


I've only missed one game all season". I signed a two-year contract because I wanted to play two more years. Nowitzki, who will turn 40 in June, has played 72 games in his 20th season in Dallas. As pointed out by Sports Illustrated , Nowitzki is the Mavs' career record holder for a whole buttload of categories, including: games, minutes, field goals, free throws, three-pointers, rebounds, blocks, and points. Read More »

Williams knocks out Konta


The three-time Key Biscayne champion got stronger throughout and now faces either Monica Puig or American Danielle Collins while the disappointing Konta drops out of the world top 20 for the first time since June 2016. "My body didn't adapt to the conditions - it was quite swirly out there - and that puts strain on your body", said the 26-year-old. Konta, who has now slipped to world No. Read More »

Manchester United agree deal for Manchester City target Lukasz Bejger


And the two teams are likely to clash once again to sign Seri in the summer. The Nice star has been tracked by both clubs for some time, having impressed in Ligue 1. Both managers in Manchester are reinforcing their midfield options this summer. Manager Guardiola is of the opinion that his side are overly dependent on the Brazilian worldwide and wants to address that given that the midfielder is already 32 years of age. Read More »

Bruins acquire RW Wingels from Blackhawks

He gave the Hawks some nice depth, netting seven goals and five assists in 57 games so far this year. If the team thinks Wingels could help the Bruins out on their penalty kill, that could earn him his keep in Boston. The pick becomes a fourth-round selection if the Bruins advance past the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs or if they re-sign Wingels. The B's play every other day from now until the final weekend of the regular season, when they play on back-to-back nights thanks to ... Read More »

Smith replaces as skipper of Rajasthan Royals


It follows his admission, along with other senior players, that they conspired to change the condition of the ball to try to gain an advantage on Saturday during Australia's third Test defeat against South Africa in Cape Town. Amid doubts over David Warner's participation in the Indian Premier League , Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman today said the franchise would wait for Cricket Australia's decision on the player, who finds himself embroiled in a ball tampering controversy. Read More »

Rajon Rondo (wrist) questionable for Pelicans on Tuesday


Evan Turner scored 14 points for the Blazers, who further strengthened their hold on third place in the Western Conference. New Orleans (43-32) remains in a tie for fifth place with the San Antonio Spurs (43-32). Jrue Holiday had 21 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds for New Orleans. The Blazers didn't help matters Tuesday when they opened the game ice-cold from the field. Read More »

Monaco to join race for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini?


The report also claims that Monaco have made contact with the Fellani's representatives in attempts to tie up a deal before the World Cup starts in Russian Federation. Monaco are attracted by the possibility of a free transfer as they prepare to lose Thomas Lemar. Mourinho may wait to see what happens with Pogba over the remaining weeks of the season before a final decision on Fellaini is made. Read More »

Boston Bruins Build for the Playoffs

The Bruins power play, however, took a dive during their five-game road trip with and carry a 0-for-16 skid back home. Through Sunday, third-place Boston was a point behind Toronto but had four games in hand - and trailed first-place Tampa Bay, which made a huge deadline deal picking up Ryan McDonagh, by five with two in hand. Read More »

Levon Aronian defeated by Fabiano Caruana at Candidates Tournament


BERLIN (AP) _ American chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana has won the candidates' tournament for the right to take on world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway for his title in November. The last day of competition pits Caruana against Grischuk with Mamedyarov up against Kramnik, Karjakin facing Ding and Aronian playing So. Fabiano Caruana regained his half-point lead with a clinical triumph over off-form Levon Aronian in the 12th and penultimate round of the FIDE Candidates chess ... Read More »

Olynyk, Wade spark Heat romp to snap Cavs five-game win streak

The Cleveland Cavaliers (44-29) are hoping to secure the No. 3 spot in the Eastern Conference . However, they are now holding just a game advantage in that position. And it didn't take long for Wade to get the best of his best friend. Love leads in rebounds with 9.4 while James tops in assists with 9.1. Kevin Love also went out early after an accidental elbow from Jordan Mickey caused him to suffer a displaced tooth. Read More »