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Rockets offer four first-round picks for Wolves' Butler Rockets offer four first-round picks for Wolves' Butler
- October 26, 2018

The Rockets have reportedly put four first-round draft picks on the table. Per the CBA, first rounders can not be bundled together in consecutive years, and no further than 7 seasons down the line, like an ABAB rhyme scheme. A Heat team spokesperson confirmed to Ira Winderman of the Miami Sun-Sentinel last week that Heat president Pat Riley told the club's players prior to the start of the season that he is "pulling the plug" on trade negotiations involving Butler. (more...)
Tierney hopes Celtic can turn around Europa League fortunes with home advantage Tierney hopes Celtic can turn around Europa League fortunes with home advantage
- October 26, 2018

Jozo Simunovic and Cristian Gamboa both picked up injuries in Leipzig and could be added to a list of players with ailments which might still include Brown, Leigh Griffiths, Kristoffer Ajer, Youssouf Mulumbu and Tom Rogic while Dedryck Boyata is suspended, although James Forrest comes back from his one-game European ban. (more...)
Manchester United top brass ask Jose Mourinho to cut down on outbursts Manchester United top brass ask Jose Mourinho to cut down on outbursts
- October 26, 2018

Mourinho is not confident he will be available to face Everton either and hit out at the Chilean FA, as well as other "unprofessional" associations, for failing to send back injured players during the global break. "He arrived in January". Having established himself as one of the most talented players in the Premier League during this three-and-a-half year spell at Arsenal , Sanchez has struggled to replicate that form at Manchester United since his arrival back in January. (more...)
WTA Finals - Elina Svitolina tops Karolina Pliskova to continue great run WTA Finals - Elina Svitolina tops Karolina Pliskova to continue great run
- October 26, 2018

I believe I'm going to win and then if it's not going your way, you try and find a Plan B. And if anyone beats you, it's just because she was better than you that day and you respect that. Svitolina had played nearly flawless tennis until midway through the second set when a combination of good fortune and rasping cross-court winners earned Pliskova her first break of the tie, a feat she repeated two games later to level the match. (more...)
Lonzo Ball on biggest adjustment playing with LeBron James Lonzo Ball on biggest adjustment playing with LeBron James
- October 26, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers started the 2018-2019 season with a 0-3 record, something not many people expected with LeBron James joining the team. In the second game of a back-to-back, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers play the Denver Nuggets who are still undefeated. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri welcomes Chelsea's 'problem' after virtuoso Europa League display Maurizio Sarri welcomes Chelsea's 'problem' after virtuoso Europa League display
- October 26, 2018

Sarri admitted he has a dilemma in midfield after Loftus-Cheek became the first Chelsea player since Didier Drogba to score a hat-trick in Europe. Moses is behind Eden Hazard, William and Pedro in Sarri's pecking order of wingers and has found playing opportunities hard to come by this season, with only one start from a possible 13. (more...)
Gary Lineker Calls Out BBC Sport For Mohamed Salah Claim Gary Lineker Calls Out BBC Sport For Mohamed Salah Claim
- October 25, 2018

He caused a storm along with Switzerland team-mate Granit Xhaka when they both celebrated goals against Serbia at the World Cup in Russian Federation by making an Albanian nationalist eagle symbol with their hands. And Ferdinand, when asked on BT Sport (via the Mirror ) if Mane was crucial to the Liverpool side, said: "Yeah, 100%, and I think that was highlighted at the weekend". (more...)
Red Sox Defeat Dodgers Once Again for 2-0 World Series Start Red Sox Defeat Dodgers Once Again for 2-0 World Series Start
- October 25, 2018

He loaded the bases on two singles and a walk to open the fourth, but he limited the damage to two runs on a Matt Kemp sac fly and a Yasiel Puig single. "Like I said in Houston, I get the numbers and all that", Cora said. How does it feel to find your groove when it matters most? Holt said he hadn't heard anything directly or through social media from the popular fast food chain about his comments, but he wanted to apologize, knowing "a lot of other people love it" and will take advantage ... (more...)
Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs
- October 25, 2018

Kohli reached the 10,000-run mark in the 50-over format in style with 157 not out from 129 balls in the second encounter in Visakhapatnam . "Full house and credit to the West Indies team as well, they showed great heart", said Kohli, adding Hetmyer and Hope had put on a "beautiful partnership". (more...)
Red Sox stymie Dodgers to grab 2-0 World Series lead
- October 25, 2018

On Wednesday, before the start of game 2, another rainbow peaked out from the clouds over the stadium. And the 2018 World Series is off and running. David Price didn't quite equal his last start-6.0 IP, scoreless, with nine strikeouts and no walks, for his first-ever postseason win in Game 5 of the ALDS. (more...)
How Raikkonen finally ended his win drought - F1 How Raikkonen finally ended his win drought - F1
- October 25, 2018

It may also prove to have been his last, with the 2007 world champion leaving Ferrari for Sauber at the end of the year and Monaco's Charles Leclerc going in the other direction. "Proving some people wrong is enough fun for me", Raikkonen said after winning in Texas. "Only for me does the hard time seem to be not over", he explained. (more...)
Kohli backs Rayudu for No. 4 spot Kohli backs Rayudu for No. 4 spot
- October 25, 2018

The 29-year-old opener added he is awestruck by Kohli's eagerness to score big everytime he walks out to bat - a trait which, at times, makes him believe the India captain is "not human". When Rayudu came he took that role and Rohit took over from me. A swashbuckling Hetmyer continued the onslaught and smashed six sixes and six fours, under pressure. (more...)
Griffin scores 50 points to help Pistons top 76ers in OT Griffin scores 50 points to help Pistons top 76ers in OT
- October 25, 2018

Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points and had the game-winner after he was fouled on a driving layup with 1.8 seconds left as Detroit topped Philadelphia 133-132 in a wild overtime thriller on Tuesday night. In defeat, Embiid denied embellishing the foul and piled on Drummond, saying , "His hand actually touched my face, but that's his problem". Simmons, who sat out the 2016-17 season with a broken foot, only missed the Sixers' game against the Magic on November 25, 2017, during ... (more...)
Stephens beats Osaka in 3 sets at WTA Finals | AP sports Stephens beats Osaka in 3 sets at WTA Finals | AP sports
- October 25, 2018

The succession of Wim Fissette will be announced after the WTA final in Singapore .' Commenting on how it feels to play WTA Finals in Singapore , Kerber said: 'I think it is completely different to the normal tournaments, of course. The pair traded several breaks of serve in the first set but Stephens, 25, edged it 7-5 in 52 minutes. "But I don't really have any regrets for me", WTA quoted Osaka, as saying. (more...)
'He really is a liability': Tottenham fans react to Lloris red card 'He really is a liability': Tottenham fans react to Lloris red card
- October 25, 2018

Harry Kane thought he had scored a crucial victor which would have handed Spurs a European lifeline against the Dutch side, the other team without a point to their name after two matches. Kane then had an effort on the turn deflected over the crossbar, before the frontman powered a header against the angle after meeting an outswinging corner. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo punched a hole in wall after Austin DNF Daniel Ricciardo punched a hole in wall after Austin DNF
- October 25, 2018

The Aussie failed to finish a race for the seventh time this season - more than any other driver - after a power unit issue ended his US Grand Prix after just 10 laps. "At that altitude the engines can't breathe [as easily] and it brings it all closer together, and that gives us a chance". The Australian has experienced some relative success this season, winning two Grands Prix in Monaco and China respectively. (more...)
Liverpool vs. Red Star Belgrade Liverpool vs. Red Star Belgrade
- October 25, 2018

In a development that not too many pre-season observers would have expected, Liverpool's defence has been the most impressive aspect of Jurgen Klopp's plans so far this campaign. Excluding qualifiers, Liverpool are unbeaten in each of their last 16 home games in major European competitions (W11 D5), scoring 39 goals in that time . (more...)
Murray, Penguins shut the door as Pittsburgh blank high-flying Maple Leafs Murray, Penguins shut the door as Pittsburgh blank high-flying Maple Leafs
- October 25, 2018

Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped 21 shots. "There have been some adjustments by our opponents", said Toronto center John Tavares , who finished with two shot attempts. "It's not often you see our team get no goals". Toronto ranks #1 in the Atlantic division, #1 in the Eastern conference and #1 in the National Hockey League, with 12 points on the season . (more...)
Raiders players turn on Jon Gruden over broken vows Raiders players turn on Jon Gruden over broken vows
- October 24, 2018

The Oakland Raiders look like a very different team from the one many expected to see before the season began, and after trading away wide receiver Amari Cooper and star edge rusher Khalil Mack , they may now need to examine the quarterback situation. (more...)
Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea
- October 24, 2018

Koepka posted a final round of 64 at the Nine Bridges Golf Club on Jeju island on Sunday, finishing with a flourish by eagling the last hole for a combined 21-under 267 at the $9.5 million tournament. 1 in the week I was playing. The three-time European Tour champion is seeking his first US PGA win. "I want to win because I didn't win a year ago", Ciganda said. (more...)

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