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Kyrie Irving on Boston Kyrie Irving on Boston
- October 12, 2017

Before the Celtics took on the Hornets on Wednesday to close out their preseason schedule, Kyrie Irving spoke to reports about what it's been like being in Boston. "My love extends way beyond the court I have for Cleveland and it will always be a place thats special because of the great people and experiences". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku Dominates Defender Before Scoring for Belgium Romelu Lukaku Dominates Defender Before Scoring for Belgium
- October 12, 2017

The former Everton manager told reporters: " Romelu Lukaku is fit". Manchester United's head coach Jose Mourinho praised the way Egypt's winger Mohamed Salah has developed following his short spell with Chelsea all through to leading his national team to the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. (more...)
Chambers Signs Contract Extension At Arsenal Chambers Signs Contract Extension At Arsenal
- October 12, 2017

The deal means that Chambers is now contracted to the Gunners until 2021. Chambers is now sidelined with a hip injury and has made just one appearance for the Gunners this season. "I can't wait to get going again." . Arsenal fans will hope that this news is soon followed by other similar announcements, with the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez both in the final year of their current contracts. (more...)
Kyrgios slapped with massive fine Kyrgios slapped with massive fine
- October 12, 2017

But he seemed untroubled by the injury when they entered the first-set tie break, but like in the final in Beijing, his temper soon got the better of him, after he was angered by the unsettled crowd and the umpire. World No. 1 Rafa Nadal lost just three games to Kyrgios in the China Open final to take the title 6-2 6-1. The controversial Nick Kyrgios has been slapped with a financial penalty after retiring early on during his match with Steve Johnson at the Shanghai Masters . (more...)
Panama ballboy becomes worldwide hero after hilarious intervention in World Cup game Panama ballboy becomes worldwide hero after hilarious intervention in World Cup game
- October 12, 2017

The U.S. national team had its worst night in decades on Tuesday, and a goal that shouldn't have been allowed to stand in Panama's 2-1 win over Costa Rica was partly to blame. Despite the USA's failings and the goal that never was, there was another unsung hero that the population of Panama must thank. As the ball rolls out of play with just minutes left in the match, a Costa Rica player jogs over to pick it up and take a throw-in. (more...)
Jordan Brand on Melo Sneakers: No Decisions Have Been Finalized Jordan Brand on Melo Sneakers: No Decisions Have Been Finalized
- October 12, 2017

The report had said Anthony, who now suits up for the Oklahoma City Thunder , will start wearing the Air Jordan XXXII on the court, the newest silhouette in National Basketball Association icon Michael Jordan's signature line (as well as retros and new iterations of Anthony's first signature shoe). (more...)
LeBron James to miss final preseason game due to ankle injury LeBron James to miss final preseason game due to ankle injury
- October 12, 2017

James still recorded 17 points and five rebounds in his time against the Bulls on Tuesday with a bad ankle, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him play through the pain once game time rolls around against the Celtics next week. LeBron's ankle flared up during the first quarter of the game, but he was kept in the game. "I just wanted to try and test my foot, test my ankle to see how I would come out tonight". (more...)
Isaiah Thomas says he 'might not ever talk to Danny [Ainge] again' Isaiah Thomas says he 'might not ever talk to Danny [Ainge] again'
- October 12, 2017

But when Isaiah Thomas was traded from the Celtics to the Cavs , well, then the phrase, "It's a business " gets used. I'll talk to everybody else. "They lost a lot of heart and soul". Thomas turns 29 this upcoming February and is better for short-term success; Kyrie is three years younger. This is just another challenge that he has faced in his career, which started with doubters wondering whether a 5-foot-9 point guard could really dominate in today's National Basketball Association. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins signs extension Minnesota Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins signs extension
- October 12, 2017

From his rookie of the year press conference in 2015 when he professed "I hope I'm here forever " to the eve of his fourth season in the league, the Canadian has never wavered in his admiration for his home away from home. The 22-year-old averaged a career-high 23.6 points per game and shot a career-best 35.6 percent from three-point range during the 2016-17 season. "We're very excited that Andrew has chose to commit his future to the Timberwolves", said Timberwolves President of Basketball ... (more...)
Man United Legend Scholes Interviewed For Oldham Manager Job Man United Legend Scholes Interviewed For Oldham Manager Job
- October 12, 2017

Former England and Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been interviewed for the vacant manager's job at League One club Oldham Athletic. Scholes grew up as an Oldham fan and has admitted in the past he would be open to managing his boyhood club if the time was right. (more...)
Former Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie leaves Giants Former Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie leaves Giants
- October 11, 2017

Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was missing from practice on Wednesday, but it wasn't because of an injury. McAdoo said the Giants therefore would be suspending Rodgers-Cromartie but didn't provide further information. He is in his fourth season with the team and his 10th in the NFL . Janoris Jenkins also left the game early but it hasn't been said why. Apparently Rodgers-Cromartie wasn't interested in being disciplined. (more...)
Cowboys Fan Sets Himself On Fire After Losing Bet On NFL Game Cowboys Fan Sets Himself On Fire After Losing Bet On NFL Game
- October 11, 2017

Questionable decision: entering into a bet on a regular season National Football League game that requires you to burn your favorite team's jersey, which costs at least $50, if your team loses. Family members pulled the jersey off the man at the Vero Beach residence and rushed him to the Indian River Medical Center. A witness told the news outlet that the 27-year-old man was "set on fire" and that he had skin "hanging off his arm and back". (more...)
Gritty India lose to Colombia 2-1 in U-17 World Cup Gritty India lose to Colombia 2-1 in U-17 World Cup
- October 12, 2017

Losing is not the worst thing in the world but we lose to learn lessons and win later. "We played well today and had so many chances but we didn't take them and we got punished", Fabin lamented. "It is a matter of survival and we will do anything to go into the next round". "After the USA game, we were better with Colombia and we want to be better tomorrow (Thursday). (more...)
Dave DeGuglielmo returns to Dolphins as O-line coach Dave DeGuglielmo returns to Dolphins as O-line coach
- October 11, 2017

Nige said she never did drugs with him. Nige said that she had no regrets about releasing the video and that she wasn't out to hurt Foerster, whom she called a nice and caring person. After I realized his habits and who he was and everything going on the system, he was going to get exposed". After snorting two lines, he says, "It's gonna be a while before we can do this again". (more...)
National Basketball Association free agency grades: New York Knicks add Trey Burke
- October 11, 2017

He is also here for insurance. If the Knicks choose to waive Burke, the club will still have his G League rights. Burke, a teammate of Tim Hardaway Jr.'s at MI, averaged 10.6 points and 3.6 assists in 267 career games for Utah and Washington from 2013 to 2017. (more...)
Pallavi Purkayastha's killer nabbed in Jammu & Kashmir Pallavi Purkayastha's killer nabbed in Jammu & Kashmir
- October 11, 2017

During enquiries, the police learnt that Mogul was going to leave for Srinagar, around 90 km from his village, to work as a labourer at a construction site Last week, officials received specific information on this, after which a police team flew down to J&K. (more...)
Two cops arrested in Jammu and Kashmir for supplying ammunition to militants Two cops arrested in Jammu and Kashmir for supplying ammunition to militants
- October 11, 2017

Three people, including two policemen, have been arrested from south Kashmir's Shopian district for providing ammunition to militants. Police said that Negroo was arrested near the Circuit House in Shopian under suspicious circumstances and that they recovered 20 live rounds of AK-47 from his possession on October 9. (more...)
Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Longhorns, 10/14/17 Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Longhorns, 10/14/17
- October 11, 2017

Oklahoma is desperate to regather itself after a stunning home loss to Iowa State. Everybody walks by and they see it and they notice it too. A double-digit favorite in the last four games against Texas , OU has managed two five-point victories and two losses to their heated rival. (more...)
John Farrell will not return as Red Sox manager in 2018 John Farrell will not return as Red Sox manager in 2018
- October 11, 2017

Farrell's contract had been scheduled to run through the 2018 season. His five seasons with the Red Sox unfortunately will be remembered with back-to-back losses in the ALDS and two last place finishes in the AL East rather than the 2013 World Series or the back-to-back AL East titles from 2016 and 2017. (more...)
Jack Wilshere sends message to Arsenal fans: I've never been fitter Jack Wilshere sends message to Arsenal fans: I've never been fitter
- October 11, 2017

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed that he is open to being accommodated in a variety of roles assigned to him by the manager, and said that he can drift inside and play as a number 10 or slot in as a deep-lying midfielder. The 25-year-old is yet to feature for Arsenal in the Premier League this season but boss Arsene Wenger has intimated he will play his part and he retains faith in the England worldwide despite his well-documented injury history. (more...)