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Duke Commit Joey Baker Reclassifies, Joins 2018 Class

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The Blue Devils will lose their entire starting lineup from 2017-18, so those guys need to be as good as advertised. Regardless, it is a great thing to have Joey Baker in Durham a year earlier than expected, it gives him a chance to develop his game and learn from the Duke coaching staff. Read More »

Igor Kokoskov Named Next Suns Head Coach

The Phoenix Suns announced Wednesday they are hiring Utah Jazz assistant coach Igor Kokoskov to fill their vacant head coaching role. ESPN is reporting it is a 3-year deal. Slovenia won the gold medal in the 2017 EuroBasket competition. "He's had some great head coaching experience internationally", Gentry told Burns & Gambo on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station in April. Read More »

Bills president Russ Brandon resigns from position

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He became a target of criticism among fans given that he was the employed by the Bills for the entirety of the 17-year playoff drought. According to the Buffalo News , Brandon found out about the investigation on Friday, when he was approached by team co-owner Kim Pegula and confronted with allegations of "inappropriate relationships with female employees". Read More »

Jason Garrett Wants Jason Witten to Play in 2018

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Witten had been preparing for his 16th season when the calls came to audition for multiple networks. "He has some things to think about and discuss with his family from a professional perspective", Jones said before the introductory news conference for first-round pick Leighton Vander Esch. Read More »

Boston's Rally Falls Short In 13-Inning Loss To Royals

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Royals slugger Mike Moustakas left the game after getting hit by a pitch in the first inning. The Red Sox are handing the ball to lefty Chris Sale (2-1, 2.31 ERA), who's got 45 strikeouts and eight walks, as well as a WHIP of 0.97. The first six-game victor in the major leagues this year, Scherzer drove in his second run of the season with a single and scored twice. The Boston pitching has been sharp, sporting a 3.34 team ERA, ranking them fifth in the Major Leagues. Read More »

Amazon to Add Another 3000 Jobs in Canada

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And, today they're gonna have upwards of three to five thousand jobs coming to our city. "PSP Investments is pleased to join our partner WS Development in welcoming Amazon to Boston's seaport", said Kristopher Wojtecki, managing director for real estate at PSP Investments, in a press release . Read More »

Bellew vs Haye 2: David Haye predicts late stoppage of Tony Bellew

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I've got a lot to prove after the first fight when I was bad. Stephen Mault, Betfair Marketing Director, described it as a flawless fit for both of them: "We are looking to increase our footprint within boxing and David's character and reputation as one of the best heavy/cruiserweights to ever fight made him the ideal candidate". Read More »

Asbel Kiprop fails drug test

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Kiprop's agent, Federico Rosa, said he was aware of the rumour but was "still trying to get confirmation", when contacted by The Daily Mail . The paper further reports that Asbel Kiprop was found guilty of the same EPO substance that led to a four year banning of Jemima Sumgong, the Olympic women's marathon champion in Rio in 2016. Read More »

Pitcher Ken Giles punches himself in face after allowing Yankees homer

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Remember this Thursday's series finale starts coverage at 1:30pm with first pitch scheduled for 2:10pm. "I screwed up a win", Giles told MLB.com. "We should have won this game". We should have bounced back. This team deserves the best out of everybody and they need me to be the best I can be. Giles frustration came after he gave up Sanchez's homer, which gave the Yankees a 3-0 lead. Read More »

Menayothin: I'm Happy That I've Matched Mayweather's 50-0

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Menayothin, 32, of Thailand, retained his 105-pound world title (boxing's smallest division) for the ninth time since winning it in 2014 as he took apart Estrada (16-2, 6 KOs), 23, of Panama, who had his four-fight winning streak stopped. "Now I'm happy that I have matched Mayweather's record". "I was never confident that I was winning as it was a 12-round fight". The victory elevated the American in the history books above Rocky Marciano, the former heavyweight champion who retired with a ... Read More »

NFL draft a big draw, but not a record-setter

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A new 2019 National Football League mock draft thinks so. The pick order is based on this season's Super Bowl odds , which has the Los Angeles Rams selecting 31st. ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Josh Allen of Wyoming poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #7 overall by the Buffalo Bills during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. Read More »

Trump Administration Delays Tariffs on Some Countries

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According to European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström , who has been in contact with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer , the discussions will continue. Security relationships with the US have also been part of the criteria. The Administration continues to send mixed signals on this point. This is good for the American economy. Read More »

Jupp Heynckes bows out in Europe after Bayern Munich adventure

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Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich has apologised for the mistake which led to Real Madrid's second goal in Tuesday night's Champions League exit at the hands of Real Madrid. "We really wanted to go to the final, we did our best and then this unnecessary mistake happened - I can not explain it". Ulreich has been Bayern's first-choice goalkeeper since Germany's captain Manuel Neuer was injured last September. Read More »

Paul George Free Agency Rumors: Thunder Star Reportedly 'Gone'

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Ryen Russillo of ESPN reported on his self-titled podcast this week that the All-Star forward is " gone " from the Thunder, citing a "trusted" source. "I would say nearly everybody in this league would love to play at home", George continued. The Sixers are the most intriguing out of that group, obviously, but the rumor there is more about LeBron James . Read More »

Hamilton claims stunning win in thrilling Baku finish

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Sebastian Vettel looked set for a comfortable victory for the majority of the race, but the Safety Car changed everything. One lap later and race leader Bottas hit some debris on the pit straight, causing a left rear puncture that took him out of the race on the spot. Read More »

Arsenal attacker Iwobi expects to be fit for Atletico Madrid

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The final will be played in Lyon, France on May 16. The Gunners finish the season with trips to Leicester and Huddersfield, with Wenger's last home game - against Burnley on May 6 - sandwiched in between. The Spain worldwide completed an hour before making way for match-winner Kevin Gameiro in Sunday's 1-0 La Liga win at Alaves and is favourite to partner first-leg goalscorer Antoine Griezmann. Read More »

Fellaini accuses Man Utd of big mistake in contract tussle

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At the time, Fellaini told Sport/Voetbal magazine that Carragher was the "champion of blah blah blah and the world champion of breaking legs". Despite this, the Manchester United faithful have never really clicked with the midfielder, and his latest comments about his contract situation, which have already been well covered, certainly haven't helped his case. Read More »

Rangers Confirm Departure of Two Directors

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If appointed as the next Gers leader, Gerrard will be tasked to break the SPL dominance held by their Old Firm rivals Glasgow Celtic, who have now won seven consecutive league titles. "But at this moment in time they're not able to compete financially so fans shouldn't expect Rangers to compete on the pitch with Celtic over a season". Read More »

Premier League Giants Preparing £44m Move For Anthony Martial

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And that is where we start, at the gates of Old Trafford , where this transfer round-up presents which players are looking out and which clubs are looking in. With one year remaining on his contract, Manchester United will be open to sell off the 22-year old star in the summer and could be open to any transfer deals from other Clubs. Read More »

Eleven Sports becomes the new United Kingdom home of LaLiga

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It brings an end to an association with Sky Sports that has lasted for more than two decades, although the broadcaster may yet be able to show games through a secondary agreement with the new rights holders. The agreement also sees Eleven enhance its relationship with La Liga, which is already shown by the broadcaster in Belgium and Poland. Sky reportedly failed with an offer of less than £18million a year. Read More »

Roma president rages at 'disgusting stupidity' of fan violence

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Roma president James Pallotta has bitterly criticised the "disgusting stupidity" of an attack that left an Irish father in a critical condition before the club's Champions League game in Liverpool . "Parading to the stadium is strictly prohibited", according to an instruction manual provided by Italian police, and alcohol sales will be banned downtown for 36 hours around the match — which comes a day after the May 1 holiday. Read More »

Tom Brady confirms he will play on for New England Patriots

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Everyone's from different parts of the country. We will all have to wait and see. And they have to have respect for you. But I need to invest in them, too. "It's divisive and it's terrible". Tom Brady has confirmed that he plans to continue playing for the New England Patriots in the 2018 National Football League season and hopes to come back "a better player". Read More »

EPL: Chelsea set to sign Antonio Martial

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If Hazard heads to the Santiago Bernabeu, then summer transfer window domino theory kicks in. That's why they have targetted former Monaco star Anthony Martial to replace him. Chelsea are one club who could match the £45 million the Italian side are reported to have committed to spending. There was a transfer from Chelsea to United which involved the sale of Nemanja Matic earlier this summer, which means that relations and negotiations between the two clubs are quite good. Read More »

Cricket Australia won't consider Pakistan matches switch

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At an Interntional Cricket Council meeting in India last week Pakistan asked New Zealand if they would play a T20 series in Pakistan rather than the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, a New Zealand spokesman confirmed they were investigating whether they were willing to play their T20 series later this year in Pakistan. Read More »

Chelsea eye £31m Germany worldwide

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The Germany global, 21, is one of the most highly-rated young full-backs in the Bundesliga and has a contract at Leverkusen stretching until 2022. The Bayer Leverkusen full-back is an exciting prospect in the Bundesliga, and despite the wealth of talent within the Germany squad, made his global debut back in 2016. Read More »

Ramos sings with fans after Real Madrid reach Champions League final

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Steve Nicol slams Bayern Munich and manager Jupp Heynckes in his post-match ratings for their failures in the second leg against Real Madrid . Ulreich collected a third Bundesliga winners medal in April but it was the first title win he could feel he had truly earned after being in Neuer's shadow. Read More »

Draymond Green challenges Charles Barkley to actually punch him

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The All-Star forward finished with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 12 assists as Golden State beat the Pelicans 121-116 and took a commanding 2-0 series lead. 'It's no different than somebody sitting behind a computer screen tweeting, "I'll knock you out", and you never seen them in life. "Punch me in the face when you see me or, if not, no one cares what you would have done. Read More »

Shab-e-Barat observed across Pakistan

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The festival is seen as a run up to the holy month of Ramadan. In the Arab world, the festival is referred to as Laylat al-Bara'at. In some Muslim countries, it is also a night to honor those ancestors who have come before you. Family members also ask forgiveness for the deceased in their family and thus, visit the graves of their loved ones, light candles, and offer prayers to Allah on their behalf. Read More »

Fury: Joshua is an inspiration, but I´m the real champion

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Fury is on the publicity trail in Britain ahead of his return to action on June 9 in Manchester against an opponent still to be named. The two World champions of the heavyweight division have been going through protracted negotiations over a superfight which would potentially unify the heavyweight division, and the WBC champion Wilder has claimed he and his team have made a $50 Million offer to AJ and his promoter Eddie Hearn . Read More »

Ndidi named Leicester City's Young Player of the Year

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Maguire also beat Ndidi and Vardy to the player of the season title. While his peers in the City changing room voted for the Players' Player of the Season prize, the Player of the Season award was decided by a healthy margin of votes from the Blue Army. Read More »

A's, Mariners to open 2019 Major League Baseball season in Japan

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It will be the fifth time Major League Baseball starts its season in Japan. The Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will play a two-game series March 20-21 in the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. The A's and Mariners previously opened the 2012 major league season in Tokyo in a similar series. "It should be fun", Oakland shortstop Marcus Semien said after Tuesday's announcement. Read More »