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Saturday's top 25 roundup: N.C

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No. 12 Virginia Tech kept No. 23 N.C. State from scoring 25 points Saturday, winning a awful offensive game, 47-24. The Wolfpack had home court, but the Hokies went home with a 47-24 win. The problem for both teams appeared to be not getting to the foul line. And it's not like Virginia Tech was on fire either, but to be fair, it doesn't take much to be better than the way N.C. Read More »

Raiders in talks with Giants over sharing stadium

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Shortly following the conclusion of Super Bowl 53 this past Sunday, it was announced by Bay Area reporter Raj Mathai that the Oakland Raiders had agreed to terms with the San Francisco Giants to play their 2019 campaign at Oracle Park next season. Read More »

Melbourne Cup winning trainer won’t fight 4 year ban

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Australian trainer Darren Weir is expected to be handed a lengthy ban after Racing Victoria stewards concluded their hearing into the show cause notices issued against him. Racing Victoria's executive general manager of integrity, Jamie Stier, stated, "This is a complex matter and the stewards were determined to be thorough and give due consideration to the submissions made, their legal advice and the ongoing investigations". Read More »

Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis to Mavericks

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While the decision to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks surprised many people, there's a method to the madness for the New York Knicks . They're 10-40 this season following a blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, giving them the worst record in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

John Wall Out 12 Months With Ruptured Left Achilles

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Team officials say Wall developed an infection in the incision from initial surgery on January 8. Wizards medical director and orthopedist Wiemi Douoguih diagnosed the rupture during a procedure to clean out an infection that had developed in the incision from the initial surgery. Read More »

Sixers acquire Tobias Harris in blockbuster trade with Clippers

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He's a ideal fit for the Sixers' starting lineup, and along with Ben Simmons , J.J. Redick, Jimmy Butler and Joel Embiid , the Sixers now have arguably the most talented group in the Eastern Conference. The Sixers also give up four draft picks. "I'm hoping to be pleasantly surprised with how he arrives back with us more than assume that he's going to be there", Brown said. Read More »

James set to return for Lakers versus Pacers

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Fans were confused as to why the superstar was sitting out with the team calling it a simple case of "load management". But despite a 13-point effort from James (including the 32,000th of his career), they trailed the Pacers 69-46 at halftime on Tuesday. Read More »

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction- New Zealand v India 1st T20

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It will be test for Rohit Sharma's captain who will lead team in absence of Virat Kohli. The first T20I is set to kick off at Westpac Stadium in Wellington shortly. Fast bowler Trent Boult is also missing for the Black Caps, but all-rounder James Neesham has been called up to the squad . New Zealand won six of them whereas India tasted victories in two matches and both of them were on their own soil. Read More »

Manchester United in talks with Rashford over new contract

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My choice would be Mauricio Pochettino because he has got a proven track record as a Premier League manager over several seasons. "It is easier here because I know what the DNA and identity of Manchester United is and what a Manchester United player is", he explained, adding the players at Old Trafford have a "winning identity..." Rashford is in the best form of his senior career and his victor at Leicester on Sunday was his eighth goal in his last 13 games. Read More »

LA coroner rules woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

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Linda Goldbloom was at the game celebrating her recent birthday and 59th wedding anniversary, her daughter told ESPN . The foul ball that struck her sailed just over the netting before it struck her. "They offered to pay the funeral expenses, but then we filed a lawsuit for wrongful death and that's when we had the mediation", Erwin Goldbloom said. Read More »

5 reasons why Barcelona will beat Real Madrid on Wednesday

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Mundo Deportivo report Messi didn't train yesterday, and add that while there is no severe muscle injury, Messi himself will make the call if he's fit to play against Madrid. "Cristiano is the best player in the world because Messi is playing another sport", he said. "If Messi's ready he will play, if he's not he won't". Read More »

The Grizzlies and the Jazz might swap players

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He entered play Tuesday tallying 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game while knocking down 35.9 percent of his 3-point attempts in 2018-19. The Memphis Grizzlies saw star point guard Mike Conley miss most of the 2017-18 campaign. While Gasol holds a player option for next season, they'll be particularly motivated to move Conley. Lowry, who began his career with Memphis, is in his seventh season with the Raptors. Read More »

Lakers end Anthony Davis talks over 'outrageous' demands

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Shams Charania of The Athletic is reporting the Pelicans have been informed of the four teams Anthony Davis would sign with long-term: Lakers, Knicks, Bucks, and Clippers. But a deal sending Davis to the Laker remains far from imminent. In this draft especially, the difference between first and second is a massive gulf. Read More »

Phoenix Open: Rickie Fowler secures win despite final round struggles

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Branden Grace took the lead with consecutive birdies, but hit his tee shot into the water on the drivable par-4 17th for a bogey. Fowler was cruising to his first win for nearly two years as he held a five-shot advantage despite being one over for the day after 10 holes, but the tournament turned on its head in the space of two holes as Fowler triple-bogeyed 11 and bogeyed 12 just as Grace made back-to-back birdies to snatch the lead. Read More »

Bulls, Lakers have reportedly been in Jabari Parker trade talks

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Lakers are waiting for Pelicans to make a counter-proposal. "Caldwell-Pope is available and has been floated out there for some spots", Windhorst said. The 23-year-old Chicago native is shooting 47.4 percent from the field, 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.1 percent from the free-throw line. According to Cleaning the Glass , he ranks in the 36th percentile on three-point shots among all players at his position. Read More »

Heartbreaking Photo of Emiliano Sala's Dog Waiting For Him Goes Viral

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One body is visible in the seabed wreckage of a plane that went missing carrying Argentine football player Emiliano Sala and his pilot two weeks ago over the English Channel. The AAIB also released a grainy image showing a part of the fuselage with the aircraft registration. Sala's dog Nala was reportedly one of the reasons he returned to France. Read More »

NZ beats US 21-5 in Sydney Sevens final

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After a quarter final victory over France the All Blacks Sevens set up a thrilling semi final encounter against series-leaders Fiji, and had to do so without the services of co-captain Tim Mikkelson who was ruled out after failing a concussion test. Read More »

Florida State dismisses QB Deondre Francois after disturbing video surfaces

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In the video , which consists of a camera pointed at a ceiling during a verbal altercation, a man who is allegedly Francois is yelling at a woman who is asking him to stop hitting her. Had this been the first time, maybe you let it play out - but the trend of his history in Tallahassee meant it was time to go. He missed most of 2017 after suffering a season-ending injury in the opening game against Alabama. Read More »

New Zealand vs India

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While on the other hand, Rohit Sharma , who will captain the visitors in the absence of Virat Kohli , would want to gain an advantage over the Kiwis by overpowering them in the 1st T20I which will be played on Wednesday at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Read More »

Lionel Messi Beats Cristiano Ronaldo To European Record

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Lionel Messi dragged Barcelona back from two goals down by scoring twice to snatch a 2-2 draw at home to Valencia in a thrilling encounter on Saturday night which interrupted the Spanish La Liga football leaders' streak of eight consecutive league wins. Read More »

Ex-Man United Boss Jose Mourinho Embarrassed In Russia

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You do some promotional work at an ice hockey tournament of course. It was an embarrassing moment for former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho as he slipped after presenting a symbolic face-off to a match in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League on Monday. Read More »

Porzingis tells Knicks fans NY 'deserves better than that'

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On Sunday morning, Porzingis took to Instagram to share a cryptic message for Knicks fans, who will see their team back in action on Tuesday against the Pistons (7:30 p.m. The Madison Square Garden crowd has started "We want Kanter" chants several times in recent home games. Porzingis said he's well ahead of schedule rehabbing the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, but he will not play this season. Read More »

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski Could Join WWE After Tonight's Super Bowl

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In nine National Football League seasons, Gronkowski has played in just 115 out of 144 regular season games, missing almost 30 games in that span due to various injuries. On a down night overall for the most prolific quarterback-tight end combo the National Football League has ever seen, the duo really came up huge in the biggest moment. Read More »

Portland Trail Blazers Aquire Rodney Hood From Cleveland In Trade

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Hood will give Portland some more scoring punch and can take some pressure off guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. He will be joining a Blazers team that's trying to hold on to the fourth spot in the Western Conference standings. Cleveland has added seven draft picks this season in deals for Hood, Kyle Korver , Sam Dekker and George Hill . The 6-foot-8, 206-pound Hood was selected by the Jazz with the 23rd overall pick in the 2014 National Basketball Association draft out of Duke. Read More »

Gladys Knight's national anthem costs betting company dearly

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The sun sets behind Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, on January 30, 2019. "Atlanta is my home". However, even with her lengthy powerhouse notes, the singer's performance was set at 1:49. My background. My family that lifted me up. Read More »

Eden Hazard makes huge statement ahead of Chelsea clash against Man City

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The Sunday Express is reporting that current Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri has already been informed by the club's owner Roman Abramovich that he will be sacked should the Blues miss out on a top-four finish. He scored two goals, but perhaps more importantly, proved that he can strike flawless chemistry with new signing Gonzalo Higuain . I know very well that, when he arrived, he wasn't at the top of his physical condition. Read More »

Kaepernick mural removed before Super Bowl to be replaced

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Bill Belichick says his New England team "played like champions" as they claimed a sixth Super Bowl title under the legendary head coach. Cardi B has sided with Colin Kaepernick nearly since the very start of his protest. "I hear people saying like 'Oh, y'all are saying all this stuff about the Super Bowl, but you're doing all these parties,"' she said. Though Amy Schumer was not invited to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show , she announced that she wouldn't do a Super Bowl ... Read More »

Liverpool confirm defender Joe Gomez requires surgery for broken leg

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Liverpool will look to recover from their blip last week when they could only see out a 1-1 draw with Leicester City and fail to take full advantage of the defeat City suffered to Newcastle United. "We can't compare with the first game of the season". Probably. We are still in the race and if we dropped points or whatever, then it's still a point against Leicester. Read More »

Manchester United ready for 'tough' and 'enjoyable' top-four fight, says Solskjær

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A huge trio of fixtures against Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and then Liverpool follows after the Fulham game, and United could go into that as a top-four team should they win and Chelsea lose to Manchester City a day later. But it was a great finish so I can't complain, can I?! Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will visit Leicester , a side that has gone undefeated in their previous three matches against Top 6 opponents. Read More »

Kevin Mawae Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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Gonzalez was a 14-time Pro Bowl selection, and only Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (1,549) has more career receptions. Law was a five-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro who won three Super Bowls with the Patriots. Just one week earlier, he thought about the possibility of the Chiefs being in town for the Super Bowl before they fell in overtime to the New England Patriots in the AFC title game. Read More »

Bulls waive former All-Star forward Anthony

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Out of the fray of all of the craziness happening around the National Basketball Association over the last two days, the Thunder and Bulls have finalized a trade sending third-year forward Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and cash considerations to Chicago, according to Shams Charania. Read More »