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Knicks waive Noah after just 2 seasons Knicks waive Noah after just 2 seasons
- October 14, 2018

Noah finished with an average of 4.6 points and 7.9 rebounds with NY. It was a foregone conclusion that he wouldn't be part of the 2018-19 roster, but the team wanted to trade him or reach an agreement on an buyout. He played the first nine seasons of his career with the Chicago Bulls and made two All-Star teams. The Knicks have been trying to deal Noah since last season but have been unsuccessful, since they were unwilling to include any of their young pieces or draft picks in a deal to ... (more...)
Maradona lashes out at Messi in greatest player debate Maradona lashes out at Messi in greatest player debate
- October 13, 2018

That is according to City's chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak, who asked Guardiola which player he desired most in the world. He said that the Barcelona forward "goes to the toilet 20 times a game". Lionel Messi is the forbidden fruit for every club in the world it would appear , with a manager he knows and respects, and the offer of three times his salary, not enough to take him from FC Barcelona to Manchester City. (more...)
How Sharps Are Betting Red Sox-Yankees Game 4 How Sharps Are Betting Red Sox-Yankees Game 4
- October 13, 2018

The only time they scored more runs in the postseason was a 23-7 win over Cleveland in 1999. "Trying to keep the ball in the ballpark - try and get quick outs, try not to let the crowd get too insane and get behind them and get them going", he said. (more...)
Hazard believes Modric deserves to win the Ballon d’Or Hazard believes Modric deserves to win the Ballon d’Or
- October 13, 2018

But if you ask me one trainer with whom I want to work again, I say: Mourinho. It was better for all parties that the collaboration came to an end. You know that, but afterwards I've been able to accept that, it's part of his character. Eden Hazard has consistently been one of Chelsea's best players over the last few years but the winger appears to have reached an all new level following the appointment of Maurizio Sarri. (more...)
Empty stands a sad sight for Croatia’s Dalic in England stalemate Empty stands a sad sight for Croatia’s Dalic in England stalemate
- October 13, 2018

Failure to win this match means England need three points from their clash with Spain in Seville on Monday evening (Tuesday morning AEDT) to stand any chance of winning Group Four, as both sides sit five points adrift of Luis Enrique's men. (more...)
Thierry Henry appointed Monaco boss: Arsenal legend speaks out on new role Thierry Henry appointed Monaco boss: Arsenal legend speaks out on new role
- October 13, 2018

After two years as Roberto Martinez's assistant with the Belgium national side, he has now been tasked with reviving a team who only two seasons ago won the league and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. Henry scored 51 goals in 123 appearances for France, winning not only the 1998 World Cup but also Euro 2000. He retired as a player in December 2014 to work as a television pundit, before joining Belgium's coaching staff in 2016. (more...)
Riley refutes reports he called Thibodeau a 'motherf-----' following trade talks Riley refutes reports he called Thibodeau a 'motherf-----' following trade talks
- October 13, 2018

Pat Riley can tweet denials from now until next week's season opener and - even if he's being truthful - we can still want to believe that things got rather nasty on the telephone between the Miami Heat president and Tom Thibodeau , who holds the dual title of president and head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves . (more...)
Novak Djokovic reaches final of Shanghai Masters Novak Djokovic reaches final of Shanghai Masters
- October 13, 2018

Djokovic held the advantage to seal the victory and set up a semi-final clash with Germany's Alexander Zverev , who became the fifth singles player to qualify for November's ATP Finals with a 6-4 6-4 win over Kyle Edmund. Djokovic, who endured a turbulent last season with injury and off-court issues, said they were "both different players" now. "It's going to be definitely a close match". (more...)
'I'm where I want to be': Federer 'I'm where I want to be': Federer
- October 13, 2018

Rising star Zverev was similarly emphatic as he brushed aside Australia's new number one, teenager Alex de Minaur , 6-1, 6-4. Then a game later, he played another very poor game to gift the set to an ailing Del Potro 7-5. " At this point in my life, I want to do what I really like to ", said Federer . "I do not want to paint myself as a ideal person". But, Medvedev somehow held on to keep the set on serve. (more...)
England ODI washed out after just 15 overs England ODI washed out after just 15 overs
- October 13, 2018

Morgan's leadership has been instrumental in England's rise from World Cup also-rans in 2015 to the world No 1 spot. Fans will be wishing the monsoon-season rains stay away when Sri Lanka and England face off once again in the same venue on Friday for the second ODI. (more...)
ATP Shanghai: Alexander Zverevs stands strong. Edmund and Anderson win ATP Shanghai: Alexander Zverevs stands strong. Edmund and Anderson win
- October 13, 2018

One moment in the match though went viral for hilarious reasons. "He's almost top 30 and obviously playing great tennis, as well". The Argentine was the most recent player to clinch a berth, which he did last week in Beijing with a runner-up performance. (more...)
PSG's 6-1 Champions League victory investigated for match-fixing PSG's 6-1 Champions League victory investigated for match-fixing
- October 13, 2018

It's been claimed that, prior to last week's clash, a senior figure at Red Star placed a £4.4m bet on his team to lose by a five-goal margin. Earlier on Friday, French publication L'Equipe revealed authorities had opened an investigation, having been alerted by Uefa, into possible match fixing during the group stage meeting between PSG and Red Star. (more...)
Mohamed Salah scores direct from corner, injured in Egypt romp Mohamed Salah scores direct from corner, injured in Egypt romp
- October 13, 2018

Egypt and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah greets fans in Cairo. But there were concerning signs with Salah in heavy strapping at the end of the match as the forward briefly returning to action after treatment before being substituted a minute into stoppage-time. (more...)
Atlanta puts up Brave face as Dodgers seek sweep Atlanta puts up Brave face as Dodgers seek sweep
- October 13, 2018

Then you get to be around these beasts and an organization that wants to go for it and everything. Freddie Freeman hit a tie-breaking homer in the sixth inning after the Braves had let a five-run lead slip away and closer Arodys Vizcaino pulled off an escape act in the ninth inning with three strikeouts to spoil the Dodgers' sweep hopes. (more...)
Manchester City have a buy-back option on Jadon Sancho Manchester City have a buy-back option on Jadon Sancho
- October 13, 2018

Maybe the opportunity at Chelsea wasn't there.' Eighteen-year-old Sancho, a former member of Manchester City's youth team, insisted playing regularly was 'vital", adding: "'If you feel you're ready to play overseas and believe in yourself, why not? It is rather unusual for English players to move overseas, especially at such a young age but Sancho's fearless decision is already proving to be the right one. (more...)
Monaco: Thierry Henry on manager shortlist to replace Leonardo Jardim Monaco: Thierry Henry on manager shortlist to replace Leonardo Jardim
- October 13, 2018

The club from the principality would not comment on a replacement, but their former player Thierry Henry has been linked to the job. The French club are expected to sack their Portuguese boss, 44, with the team third from bottom in Ligue 1 with six points from nine games. (more...)
UK: Woman who spent $21m at luxury Harrods store fights wealth order UK: Woman who spent $21m at luxury Harrods store fights wealth order
- October 13, 2018

Now a British court has demanded that Zamira Hajiyeva explain where she got her money from. Hajiyeva's husband is Jahangir Hajiyev, the former head of the state bank of Azerbaijan who was sentenced to 15 years in jail after being convicted on fraud and embezzlement charges in 2016, the Associated Press reported . (more...)
Billy Joe Saunders vs Demetrius Andrade cancelled Billy Joe Saunders vs Demetrius Andrade cancelled
- October 12, 2018

Saunders' promoter, Frank Warren, last week insisted that the WBO middleweight champion would still be fighting in the main event of the Matchroom Boxing card on October 20 at Boston's TD Garden after blaming a "common decongestant nasal spray" for the failed drug test . (more...)
Sebastian Vettel will not leave Ferrari despite championship disappointment Sebastian Vettel will not leave Ferrari despite championship disappointment
- October 12, 2018

It is a measure of Lewis Hamilton's total mastery of the track that Sebastian Vettel has been reduced to the type of self-damaging, gung-ho gamble that practically gift-wrapped the world title for the Briton here on Sunday, said the Daily Mail. (more...)
Nurmagomedov won't be stripped of UFC title Nurmagomedov won't be stripped of UFC title
- October 12, 2018

But it is actually amusing, I was just thinking about this, you know that right hand, if you showed it to a boxing coach he would say "That's terrible". Parimatch signed a new worldwide collaboration with the UFC in September, becoming the UFC's first-ever major marketing partner from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. (more...)

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