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Cavs - Lakers game improved LA's chance of signing LeBron Cavs - Lakers game improved LA's chance of signing LeBron
- December 20, 2017

Nearly definitely in response to the Los Angeles Lakers rookie's slow-burning beef with the hip-hop legend and his fans-which began when Lonzo described Nas as "not real hip-hop" before eventually recanting-DJ Steph Floss set his playlist for pregame warmups accordingly. (more...)
Oasis Church plans 2 Christmas Eve services by candlelight Oasis Church plans 2 Christmas Eve services by candlelight
- December 20, 2017

St. Luke Pentecostal Church, 204 Alexander Ave., New Year's Eve Watch Night Service, 10 p.m., December 31. It will include some entertaining films and a participation play where the children will dress up and put on a performance of the Nativity Scene. (more...)
Young's 22 assists lead Oklahoma to win vs. Northwestern State Young's 22 assists lead Oklahoma to win vs. Northwestern State
- December 20, 2017

He made or assisted on the Sooners' first 24 points as part of a 16-1 run and had a double-double with five minutes left in the first half. Young had 26 points and 22 assists. At 59.4 percent, that was their most efficient performance since that Baylor game when they shot 31 for 50, 62.0 percent. Young set the tone in the first 40 seconds of the game, hitting Manek on a lob for the first of his 13 first-half assists. (more...)
Atletico Madrid ready to sell Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United Atletico Madrid ready to sell Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United
- December 20, 2017

But Atletico are unimpressed with Barca's courting of the 26-year-old, with the capital club alleging illegal contact has been made between the two parties and Federation Internationale de Football Association confirmed to Omnisport that a complaint has been received on the matter. (more...)
Antetokounmpo powers Bucks over Cavaliers Antetokounmpo powers Bucks over Cavaliers
- December 20, 2017

Cavs minute: They've won five straight and 18 of 19, which is pretty good. The Cavaliers knocked down 10 of their 12 free throws (83.3 percent) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.552 vs. At just 23 years old, Antetokuonmpo is already posting numbers on par with league legends - on pace this season to join David Robinson as the only players in National Basketball Association history to average at least 29.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per ... (more...)
UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Wins 1000th Career Game UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Wins 1000th Career Game
- December 20, 2017

Auriemma joins the upper echelon of coaches in the NCAA. In fact, Hatchell beat Auriemma to 1,000 by just a few hours when her Tar Heels beat Grambling State, 79-63. Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports noted the legendary coach has directed the Huskies to 11 national championships, 18 Final Fours, six undefeated seasons and 29 straight NCAA tournament appearances. (more...)
Mets reportedly have reached out to Adrian Gonzalez Mets reportedly have reached out to Adrian Gonzalez
- December 20, 2017

Kemp, 33, is reunited with the Dodgers. He finished second in the most valuable player voting in 2011 when he led the majors with 126 RBIs. As a member of the Braves this past season, he hit.276 with 19 home runs, 64 RBIs and a.318 on-base percentage across 115 regular-season appearances and 438 at-bats in all while also registering as one of, if not the, worst outfielders in baseball defensively. (more...)
Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury
- December 20, 2017

He's averaging 12 points and 3.1 points in his last seven games while shooting 53.6 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3-point range. The 76ers enter Tuesday's game in desperate need of a win, having dropped eight of their last 11. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne accused of rape in U.S. civil suit Jarryd Hayne accused of rape in U.S. civil suit
- December 20, 2017

NRL veteran Jarryd Hayne has been accused of rape in a civil suit filed in the United States overnight. They include sexual battery and the infliction of emotional distress. The woman says Hayne assaulted her in December 2015. The suit claims she remembers seeing the silhouette of a man with similar build to the NRL star, before being grabbed and turned around. (more...)
Alabama LB Dylan Moses Needs Surgery on Season-Ending Foot Injury Alabama LB Dylan Moses Needs Surgery on Season-Ending Foot Injury
- December 20, 2017

Moses, who played for Baton Rouge's University High until his senior season when he transferred to IMG Academy in Florida, was a SEC All-Freshman team honoree this year. Charlie Potter of 247Sports later specified that surgery will be required for his broken foot. Either Wilson or Keith Holcombe would likely start in Moses' place. (more...)
Steph Curry to be re-evaluated next week Steph Curry to be re-evaluated next week
- December 20, 2017

He will participate in "modified on-court workouts" this week, however. The team hopes to have a clearer timetable on his return after re-evaluating him in a week. The defending champions, though, are playing about as well as their rivals going into the showcase contest. That update means that barring something miraculous happening, Curry will miss Monday's Christmas Day showdown against the Cavs. (more...)
Wright asks: 'Is Sadio Mane jealous of Mo Salah?' Wright asks: 'Is Sadio Mane jealous of Mo Salah?'
- December 20, 2017

Liverpool grant Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane permission to fly to Ghana for an awards ceremony, which takes place 24 hours before the FA Cup tie against Everton . Salah and Mane are both nominated for the main award, African Player of the Year, along with Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (more...)
Mohamed Salah embarrasses Eden Hazard with incredible stat Mohamed Salah embarrasses Eden Hazard with incredible stat
- December 20, 2017

Salah has seen his goal threat skyrocket in the Premier League this season, with the Egyptian topping the Premier League scoring charts, ahead of the likes of Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku and Sergio Aguero. Florentino Perez and Zinedine Zidane have grown tired of Gareth Bale's fitness problems and hope to replace him with the Premier League top scorer. Mignolet said he discussed Salah with his Belgium team-mate and Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan following his move, but despite all of the ... (more...)
Maple Leafs kick off new century with blowout win over Hurricanes Maple Leafs kick off new century with blowout win over Hurricanes
- December 20, 2017

The power play is also struggling with just one goal in 17 opportunities so far in December. On Dec. 19, 1917, the Montreal Wanderers beat the Toronto Arenas 10-9 on the opening day of the National Hockey League. A turnover at the Leafs blue line turned into Toronto's first short-handed goal of the season, as Komarov chose to keep the puck in transition on a 2-on-1 and beat Darling upstairs 2:52 into the game. (more...)
Panthers LB Thomas Davis wins appeal, suspension cut to one game Panthers LB Thomas Davis wins appeal, suspension cut to one game
- December 20, 2017

Davis led with the crown of his helmet, launching into the side of Adams' head ( watch here ). Davis delivered the block against Adams during an interception return in the third quarter of the Panthers' 31-24 win on Sunday. Adams and Davis had an exchange on Twitter about the hit Monday. Davis has been fined once before this season for an illegal hit when the Panthers played the Bears. (more...)
Darvish meets with Cubs brass, chances of reunion with Rangers dwindling Darvish meets with Cubs brass, chances of reunion with Rangers dwindling
- December 20, 2017

The Cubs also signed left-hander Drew Smyly to a two-year deal with an eye on 2019, as Smyly is recovering from Tommy John surgery and may miss all of 2018. They're believed to be one of his top three pursuers now, in addition to the Cubs and Twins . Yu Darvish is the best starting pitcher available in free agency this winter and the Twins have said that they're making him a priority. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal goalscoring on players' minds in Newcastle United win' Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal goalscoring on players' minds in Newcastle United win'
- December 20, 2017

The Germany worldwide will be allowed to leave Arsenal on a free transfer at the end of the season if he fails to agree on a new deal with the Gunners, meaning any potential suitors will just need to negotiate a signing on fee. "You want nobody to leave and you see where we stand on that". Manchester United have been linked with a cut-price £8m swoop for the World Cup victor in recent days. (more...)
Rodgers Returns To IR, Ending His Season Rodgers Returns To IR, Ending His Season
- December 20, 2017

He was thoroughly outperformed by his quarterback counterpart Cam Newton , who frequently abused the Packers defense that continues to struggle this season. Rodgers finished with 290 yards, but it came on 45 attempts. Head Coach Mike McCarthy continued to be noncommittal about starting Rodgers when essentially, the Packers have nothing left to play for. (more...)
Wayne Rooney piles on misery as Swansea pay penalty twice Wayne Rooney piles on misery as Swansea pay penalty twice
- December 20, 2017

Wayne Rooney enjoyed a mixed night when he saw a first half spot kick saved - with Dominic Calvert-Lewin netting the rebound. Fabianski made a comfortable stop after 21 minutes when Calvert-Lewin, one of the three young Everton players to sign a new contract last week, went for goal from 20 yards. (more...)
Van Jefferson transferring to Florida Van Jefferson transferring to Florida
- December 20, 2017

Van Jefferson revealed on Twitter on Monday night he'll be transferring from Ole Miss to Southeastern Conference rival Florida. Because he is in his fourth season of eligibility, he will be eligible immediately at UF, with no need for a waiver. (more...)