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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...)
Hunt out of Sydney fight: 'I'll forget something I did yesterday' Hunt out of Sydney fight: 'I'll forget something I did yesterday'
- October 11, 2017

Mark Hunt issued an expletive-filled message to UFC President Dana White after the heavyweight fighter was removed from the UFC Fight Night show in Sydney , Australia, on November 19. Replying to the promotion and in particular UFC President Dana White on social media, Hunt went on a tirade . Hunt, who is embroiled in an ongoing legal battle with the UFC after former opponent Brock Lesnar failed two drug tests following their bout a year ago, responded with a foul-mouthed ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho to battle Chelsea for Tottenham star Danny Rose in January Jose Mourinho to battle Chelsea for Tottenham star Danny Rose in January
- October 11, 2017

The Daily Star claim United are confident of landing the England worldwide for £45million next summer and that the player has his heart set on the move going through ahead of the World Cup in June. Spurs will not want to lose Rose, but they have a ready-made replacement in Ben Davies, who is only a notch or two below the England worldwide in an attacking sense, and offers greater reliability in defence. (more...)
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil told to reject Man United Arsenal star Mesut Ozil told to reject Man United
- October 11, 2017

He said: " Ozil going back to Germany?" The German global is in the final year of his Gunners contract after rejecting all the club's efforts to extend his stay in North London. "Best option is, from my point, if he would come to the Bundesliga. It's a really good option because we get another national player back in our league", Riedle added. (more...)
Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho? Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho?
- October 11, 2017

That's according to Spanish daily Mundo Deportivo who claim Barcelona will land the Brazilian at the fourth time of asking and if they match their €150m asking price. It's also claimed that Coutinho was determined not to play for Liverpool in this season's Champions League to ensure he wasn't cup tied for Barcelona later on in the competition. (more...)
Manchester United boss Mourinho shrugs off loss of Fellaini for Liverpool trip Manchester United boss Mourinho shrugs off loss of Fellaini for Liverpool trip
- October 11, 2017

We are in touch with Man United's medical team. Fellaini has scored four goals for United this season, including two in a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace in their last game before the global break. Record signing Paul Pogba is a long-term absentee after picking up a hamstring injury against Basel in the Champions League last month and Michael Carrick , who has played just once this season, is also a major doubt for the Liverpool match. (more...)
Nations League: Wales beaten to spot in league A by Netherlands Nations League: Wales beaten to spot in league A by Netherlands
- October 11, 2017

England will be in Pot 2 for the group stage draw of the 2018 UEFA Nations League draw, which takes place on January 24. The competition, which Uefa say will replace "most friendlies" in worldwide football, is due to begin on 6 September 2018, and will separate teams according to how they are ranked. (more...)