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Michael Jordan donates $7 million to open 2 Charlotte health clinics

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Jordan had been in talks with North Carolina-based Novant - the Hornets' official health care provider since the franchise's inception - for more than a year to find ways to help families and children in poverty. Over five years, the two clinics are projected to serve 35,000 patients who do not now have access to preventive and primary care or who use the emergency department for non-urgent medical care. Read More »

Jose Mourinho was scouting Mijat Gacinovic during Serbia's World Cup Qualifying

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Jose Mourinho didn't exactly use the global break as a means to wind down, as he was in attendance for Serbia's 3-2 defeat to Austria at the Ernst Happel Stadion. Gacinovic can play on either wing, and is seen as an exciting attacking player who can take opponents on. Perhaps, Mourinho's decision to observe the actions of Gacinovic who often play as a left winger could not be separated from his failure to bring Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic in the transfer market last summer. Read More »

These Are the Wineries Affected by Wildfires in California

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Numerous people had been hurt and some were hurt, but no estimates were immediately available, said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott. Wildfires since Monday morning in Southern California have followed a similar pattern. "We are not prepared to start counting", she said shortly after sunrise. Read More »

Georges St-Pierre: Fight with McGregor unlikely

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McGregor, meanwhile, is likely on his way back to the octagon to defend his 155-pound title after losing a boxing match to Floyd Mayweather in August. "Everything is possible but everybody is targeting Conor McGregor because the money". In a recent interview with ESPN , St-Pierre said it's certainly a possibility, but he doesn't have any plans to fight McGregor. Read More »

Panthers vs. Eagles: Preview, predictions and how to watch

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Through just five weeks, Carolina has some real quality wins on their resume. Like the Eagles, Carolina is also sitting on a 4-1 record that ranks them 1 in the NFC South. They've already won twice away from Philadelphia , and their only loss came on the road against Kansas City. That makes them the favorite in the entire NFC Conference. Read More »

SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR ahead of Diwali

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Disagreeing with the SC's ban on crackers, author Chetan Bhagat asked why such bans are only against Hindu festivals. It is a widely celebrated festival across India and the biggest for the Hindus . "Regulate. Don't ban. Respect traditions", the author added. In India setting off fireworks on festivals is synonymous with celebrations and families spend lavishly to buy fire crackers and then set it off during marriages and Diwali night. Read More »

Gareth Bale pleads with Chris Coleman to stay

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Wales manager Chris Coleman will make his own mind up on whether he can take the team forward before making a decision on his future. Meanwhile, former Wales global John Hartson believes Coleman will walk away from his role, suggesting a number of clubs will be interested in securing the 47-year-old's services. Read More »

Jason Aldean returns to Las Vegas to visit shooting victims

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Aldean and his wife flew in Sunday to visit with shooting survivors who were hospitalized at University Medical Center. White didn't take kindly to Aldean's decision to perform on Saturday Night Live in New York City instead of the UFC 216 event in Las Vegas , where several survivors and first responders were invited into the cage in a pre-fight tribute on the same night. Read More »

Red Sox have look of team ready to be swept against Astros

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Of their six extra-base hits against Sale, four came on fastballs, two on sliders. The homer was the Devers' first in the playoffs, making him the youngest Red Sox player ever (20 years, 349 days) to homer in a playoff game and just the sixth player in major league history to homer in the postseason before turning 21. Read More »

Alex Iwobi breaks silence over Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil's Arsenal futures

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Iwobi said: "When they are fit they are unstoppable". They are both capable of changing a game or a season. "It will be great for them to stay", he said . Letting Sanchez leave for free when they could have got £60m for him appears to be a very bad business decision. As for Ozil, he has been linked to Manchester United in recent weeks and seems done with Arsenal. Read More »

NLDS Game 4 to Be Played Wednesday — Cubs-Nationals Postponed

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The Cubs hold a 2-1 series lead. Arrieta dropped his only decision against the Nationals this year and is 1-2 with a 5.48 ERA in nine career starts against Washington . In fact, their lack of hitting indicates they were actually somewhat lucky to earn a split. "We've got to attack". "The process would start between [pitching coach] Mike Maddux and myself, and then we talk to Strasburg if we were serious about it", Baker said. Read More »

Ireland win keeps Seamus Coleman's World Cup dream alive

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It was a bitter blow for men in red who had started the evening still chasing an automatic ticket to the finals in Russian Federation next summer, although Serbia's 1-0 victory over Georgia confirmed them as Group D winners. Chris Coleman has offered a coy response to questions about his Wales future, amid interest from West Ham United . Although Robson-Kanu had a header excellently saved by Randolph shortly before McClean's victor, Wales did not have the creativity or craft to ... Read More »

Sergio Aguero back in light training at Manchester City

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Initially it was assumed Aguero would be out of action for several weeks but Pep Guardiola's side have been dealt some good news as the 29-year-old joined in a session earlier today. City confirmed on Tuesday that Aguero participated in light training with team-mates not away on global duty, stating that the striker is "expected to gradually build up his fitness in the coming days as he edges towards a first team return". Read More »

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero returns to training 11 days after vehicle crash

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The 29-year-old was involved in a road accident after attending a concert in Amsterdam during a day off, his taxi hitting a pillar on its way to the airport. City return to Premier League action this weekend when they take on Stoke City at the Etihad. Fabian Delph has also returned to City training after being forced to withdraw from England's squad for their World Cup qualifiers. Read More »

Updates on injured and available for Liverpool match at Anfield

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Klopp actually has a worse win rate than Rodgers in the Premier League , with a 50.66% record compared to the Northern Irishman's 51.64%. Though many players are playing for their countries during this worldwide break, Jürgen Klopp and his men will do well to use this time to reflect on the recent few weeks. Read More »

Giants injury updates: Odell Beckham Jr. to have season-ending ankle surgery

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After going up for a pass, Beckham's ankle got twisted underneath Chargers defender Casey Hayward. Beckham was carted off the field, in tears, and was reportedly taken directly to the Giants' X-ray machine. Giants: Odell Beckham officially done for year EAST RUTHERFORD , N.J. The Giants are expected to re-sign wide receiver Tavarres King, ESPN reported Monday. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick 'sole focus' is being a quarterback

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It started with a move by Colin Kaepernick past year to protest racism and police violence in the USA - and angry comments by the president have resurrected the movement with stunning voracity. After the game, he went on to say, "I'm not against the military". The question of whether it's right for NFL players to protest during the National Anthem has since generated countless arguments in sports and political media. Read More »

NFL MVP through 5 games? Alex Smith

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Rookie Leonard Fournette ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns for the Jaguars, who are over.500 after five games for the first time since 2010 and have already matched their victory total from 2016. "Watson will continue to play well, but the Texans' defense will have a tough time containing the speed Kansas City has on offense". "He plays very hard, he's been practicing well". Read More »

Robben retires from Dutch team after 2-0 win over Sweden

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The Sweden centre-back hooked a clearance into his own arm, and Robben fortuitously scuffed the spot kick past Robin Olsen with a scuffed panenka. The 33-year-old made his debut with the national team in 2003 and was a key figure in multiple Dutch successes on the global stage, incluing playing in the 2010 World Cup final in the extra-time loss to Spain. Read More »

'Won't fight Gujarat polls': Anandiben Patel to Amit Shah

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The letter was written on 4 October, but released on Tuesday. Anandiben claimed in her letter she chose to hang her boots in 2016 and resigned as chief minister, as she had crossed the upper age limit of 75 years which by current rules of BJP excludes a party member from holding a political post in the government. Read More »

Bale will try to persuade Chris Coleman to stay with Wales

In a heartbreaking match, they were defeated by the Republic of Ireland 1-0 with a James McClean goal meaning that will have to watch next summer's festivities from home. I can't give an answer right now. So I think this will be my last hit, at it so I will give it my best shot, but I would not consider going anywhere else. Read More »

First Trust Advisors LP Has $13 Million Holdings in Nike, Inc. (NKE)

The stock's quarterly performance represents pessimistic momentum of -9.59 percent. About 1,033 shares traded. It is down 89.35% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. 09/27/2017 - Nike, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. The stock of Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) earned "Outperform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, June 30. Read More »

New UF football uniforms inspired by real gators

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The helmet will feature the Gator head logo on one side of he helmet for the first time. The Gators will wear an alternative "swamp green" uniform created to look like the scaly skin of an alligator. And, of course, what custom uniform is complete without special shoes? For the record, the jersey is described as "swamp green" and "covered in a tonal gator print". Read More »

Tom Brady suffers AC joint sprain in left shoulder

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Brady has dealt with this injury before, notably in the 2012 playoffs, and all indications are he expects to play through it. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Brady suffered an AC joint sprain in his non-throwing shoulder during a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. Read More »

Sam Bradford can manage pain easily when starting

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It came a month late but Trubisky finally made his first NFL start for the Chicago Bears on Monday night and the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft looked like he belonged. He opened the second half with a 13-yard strike to tight end Kyle Rudolph for Minnesota's first touchdown, but the Bears took advantage of a special teams blunder the following drive to strike back. Read More »

Messi, Ronaldo among Ballon d'Or nominees

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The prize is once more the domain of France Football after merging with the FIFA World Player of the Year award between 2010-15 and the victor will be decided by a selection panel of journalists. Not for an entire decade has someone other than that superstar duo won the award for the best player in the world, with Kaka claiming that honour back in 2007. Read More »

Court Docs: Vegas Shooter Slept During Day, Gambled All Night

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The deposition was from four years ago. "He's like on retainer, I call it, I guess", Paddock said, according to CNN . Lisa Crawford, of Dallas, Texas, who managed an apartment that Paddock owned from 2006 to 2012, spoke to ABC News' "Good Morning America," fighting back tears as she tried reconcile the man she knew with the one who killed 58 people and wounded almost 500 more when he opened fire on concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago Preview: One last game to qualify

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With Trinidad and Tobago eliminated from World Cup consideration, coach Dennis Lawrence has summoned a team of young players, most of whom compete for domestic teams. Christian Pulisic - the American wunderkind who turned 19 last month - obliterated the Panamanians, scoring in the eighth minute after embarrassing essentially their entire defense and setting up a Jozy Altidore strike 11 minutes later. Read More »

Twitter reacts hilariously to Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz's odd free-throw shooting

There is a good chance that the Celtics will put out their third different starting lineup in three preseason games, but that is what we all expected coming in. "His heart is in the right place. I'm just out there hooping". It's far out from his body. If anything, things may get more confusing, as Brad Stevens continues to try out different things, to get an idea of what it might look like before the regular season starts. Read More »

Conor McGregor Reportedly Finalizing Deal To Wrestle At WrestleMania 34

If one is to believe the buzz in the professional wrestling and MMA communities, Conor McGregor has crafted his public image, learning from top WWE self-promoters such as The Rock and "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair. During a live interview in Manchester, he said: "Never say never". He certainly has the personality and the athletic ability, the appeal. And one day, no matter whether we have the same management or not, you will fucking see me again. Read More »

Tennessee promotes Jarrett Guarantano to starting QB, report says

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Tennessee redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano will make his first collegiate start on Saturday against SC. On the season, he's thrown for 925 yards and six touchdowns. Quinten Dormady exited the game with just five completions on 16 attempts for 64 yards before Guarantano replaced him late in the third quarter. It was all over national TV. Read More »

National Football League players chief hits back over anthem protests

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Kaepernick played for the San Francisco 49ers until earlier this year. "Colin would have to address any future demonstrations", La Canfora tweeted Sunday afternoon. President Donald Trump of late has crusaded against the protests , creating an escalating feud that started with him using a derogatory term to refer to players who kneel and reaching a new peak with Pence's walkout on Sunday. Read More »