Monday August 20-th, 2018

Lakers celebrate Kobe Bryant, who didn't stick around for OT

The Lakers went the full distance with Bryant in a similar fashion to his final career game of his holding events outside Staples Center calling it "Kobeland" with thousands of fans outside congregating around in celebration of the future Hall of F...

Was the National Football League right to overturn Bills WR Benjamin's apparent TD catch? Was the National Football League right to overturn Bills WR Benjamin's apparent TD catch?

The best chance the Bills have of winning is if the run game gets going early and stays that way. But the calling on the field was overturned , as the Bills settled for a game-tying 23-yard Hauschka field goal as time expired. So, his back foot was ...

Serena set to return to tennis in Abu Dhabi exhibition against Ostapenko Serena set to return to tennis in Abu Dhabi exhibition against Ostapenko

The reigning Australian Open champion is now ranked No. 22, but would surely be seeded higher if she plays Melbourne. Tournament organizers announced Sunday that she will face Ostapenko at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in the first year that...

Southampton faces setback after Austin suspension Southampton faces setback after Austin suspension

However, his pleas were rejected by an Independent Regulatory Commission. Huddersfield head coach David Wagner took a verbal swipe at Austin following the flash-point. "It should never happen". Austin was likely to miss the remainder of Southa...

New York Jets open game with perfectly executed surprise onside kick New York Jets open game with perfectly executed surprise onside kick

Tennessee (8-7) lost 27-23 to the Rams, and Buffalo (8-7) fell to New England 37-16 - each helping the Chargers' playoff hopes. Los Angeles has won five of its past six but looked to be dead after a 30-13 loss in Kansas City on December 16.

Josh Rosen doesn't want to play for Browns, could impact draft decision Josh Rosen doesn't want to play for Browns, could impact draft decision

Quarterback is unique. We'll take some licks here and there, but nothing like the beatings those guys take. The Giants could find Rosen available in the draft should the Browns decide to take Darnold with the No. 1 overall pick. He has not ye...

Kirk Cousins leads Redskins past Broncos with 3 TD passes Kirk Cousins leads Redskins past Broncos with 3 TD passes

It's believed that the Broncos are eager to give Lynch , a 2016 first-round pick, an extended look if he's healthy enough for the season finale December 31 against the Chiefs, so Osweiler could head back to the bench following his presumptive start ...

Working at Swansea 'my proudest achievement' says Clement Working at Swansea 'my proudest achievement' says Clement

Giggs and Bradley both interviewed for the Swansea job a year ago before the American was appointed manager on October 3. West Ham would be expected to offer around £20m for Mawson, which is likely to fall well short of Swansea's valuation, espec...

Kerr insists Curry, despite progress, won't play on Christmas Day vs Cavs Kerr insists Curry, despite progress, won't play on Christmas Day vs Cavs

Smith is averaging 7.8 points and his 3-point shooting is up to.353, which is above last season's rate. The Warriors are now on an 11 game winning streak, while the Cleveland Cavaliers have been rolling the past month. Power forward Zaza Pachuli...

New Orleans Saints had a butt interception. Yeah, that's not a typo New Orleans Saints had a butt interception. Yeah, that's not a typo

The Saints (11-4) have now clinched their first playoff berth since 2013. Saints QB Drew Brees threw a 54-yard pass to WR Ted Ginn Jr . for a TD. Ryan has particularly struggled without Shanahan calling plays. Drew Brees was 21-of-28 for...

Steelers cut all-time sacks leader Harrison Steelers cut all-time sacks leader Harrison

He played in just five games this season and had one sack. Harrison's agent told ESPN that the linebacker, who has battled injuries this season, has no hard feelings toward the Steelers and hopes to find a new team. Deebo presumably finishes his Stee...

Wilshere closing in on Arsenal deal Wilshere closing in on Arsenal deal

After Mohamed Salah made it 2-0 in the 52nd minute, Arsenal then waged a stunning comeback with three goals in five minutes - only for Roberto Firmino to level things up again. "We are certainly the only ones at the top [doing that] but basically...

Arsenal and Liverpool Share Spoils in 6-Goal Thriller Arsenal and Liverpool Share Spoils in 6-Goal Thriller

The little Brazilian got his noggin on the end of a deflected, looping cross from Mohammed Salah in the 26th minute to put the Reds ahead. Meanwhile, Salah and teammate Liverpool Sadio Mane have both been shortlisted for CAF's African Player of...

Reshad Jones Selected To 2018 Pro Bowl - No Other Dolphin Selected Reshad Jones Selected To 2018 Pro Bowl - No Other Dolphin Selected

Jones' first Pro Bowl selection came back in 2015. Jones' selection extends Miami's streak to 20 consecutive seasons with a defensive player elected to the Pro Bowl. But this year has been a break through for Lawrence, who has been at the top of th...

Alan Pardew: West Brom deserved more in defeat to Stoke Alan Pardew: West Brom deserved more in defeat to Stoke

It looked like Stoke would comfortably oblige after first-half goals from Joe Allen and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting put them firmly in control but West Brom rallied at the start of the second half and Salomon Rondon halved their deficit.

King Harry Kane hits hat-trick against Burnley King Harry Kane hits hat-trick against Burnley

Only Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani have bagged more goals this calendar year - both hitting 50 - whilst Kane's treble sees him return to the top of this season's Premier League goalscoring chart, tied on 15 strik...

Khloe Kardashian reveals baby bump Khloe Kardashian reveals baby bump

At the end of the day, you gotta be a professional and do your job I don't care what you do. Main man: The star then turned to her beau of one year, writing: 'Thank you for making me feel attractive at all stages! After almost two months of dodgi...

I advised United to sign Mbappe, Jesus - Giggs

The ex-Manchester United winger is now in the hunt for a managerial position after leaving Old Trafford as assistant coach following Jose Mourinho's appointment in May 2016. Jesus is yet to finish on the losing side in the Premier League since arrivi...

Rohit Sharma Stars As India Thrash Sri Lanka To Clinch T20I Series Rohit Sharma Stars As India Thrash Sri Lanka To Clinch T20I Series

The Lankan captain Thisara Perera used seven bowlers but to no avail as India went on to post their highest T20I total. In his whirlwind knock, Sharma smoked 12 sixes, the maximum by an Indian in T-20 worldwide matches. He went past AB de Villiers'...

Mohamed Salah determined to win trophies at Liverpool Mohamed Salah determined to win trophies at Liverpool

Last season's double over Arsenal was their first since 1999-2000 and included a 4-3 Liverpool win at the Emirates on the opening weekend of the campaign. Ozil scoring the third goal when he made easy work of Liverpool's defence and goalkeeper...

Alexis Sanchez Will Join Manchester City From Arsenal Alexis Sanchez Will Join Manchester City From Arsenal

The Chile global is out of contract at the end of the season and will be available on a free transfer. But, things have petered out for Sanchez since then. The Mirror report that Sanchez's offer from City will be made up of a £325,000-a-week bas...

Marseille keen on signing Jack Wilshere? Marseille keen on signing Jack Wilshere?

He has not only been able to start back-to-back Premier League games just three days apart and play 90 minutes in each, but he's also been impressive throughout his time on the pitch this season. "I think I have proved to myself that I can play in ...

Papa John's founder out as CEO weeks after National Football League comments Papa John's founder out as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

Further, Lockhart said that other top sponsors have expressed similar concerns as the NFL's TV ratings slump and political battles play out in the league. In his 2017 book "Papa: The Story of Papa John's Pizza", Schnatter argued that regulations ...

Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

The stakes were a little higher Wednesday night. He proved it time and time again on Wednesday as he dropped a career-high 38 points on 12-of-17 shooting as Los Angeles ended the Rockets' 14-game winning streak with a 122-116 victory. Pacers 105, Haw...

Giants interview ESPN analyst Louis Riddick for general manager opening Giants interview ESPN analyst Louis Riddick for general manager opening

Riddick, 48, is the first candidate with no previous ties to the Giants to interview for the position. The Giants previously interviewed current vice president of player evaluation and draft boss Marc Ross on Monday. Eli Manning will be going in...

Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to shine against Arsenal, says Klopp Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to shine against Arsenal, says Klopp

He has scored twice in 20 appearances - seven of which have been starts - in all competitions so far for the Merseyside outfit, making the first XI for four of the last six league games. And he said: "Everything we are doing has influence on our plan...

Once again, no Bears are selected for the NFL Pro Bowl Once again, no Bears are selected for the NFL Pro Bowl

Also named was rookie running back Kareem Hunt. Since then, the Panthers have an averaged six Pro Bowlers a year, including five last season. The 2018 Pro Bowl will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, and will be televised on ES...

Gymnast McKayla Maroney was paid to keep quiet about abuse, lawsuit says Gymnast McKayla Maroney was paid to keep quiet about abuse, lawsuit says

Maroney's suit was filed in Superior Court in California, alleging that USA Gymnastics offered the agreement so that "it could further hide and shield from public scrutiny, outside investigation, and law enforcement, the true nature of Nassar's horri...

Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Carabao Cup quarter-final Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Carabao Cup quarter-final

Conte's response to that was then to bring on Morata, showing how much the manager wants to win this competition, but thereby denying more of the youngsters on the bench like Callum Hudson-Odoi a chance to play. Chelsea might have been in the lead, ...

Swansea City sack manager Clement Swansea City sack manager Clement

We revealed at the start of December that Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins, along with American owners Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan were considering his position. "We have to do the same as last season now". That said, having assisted Carlo Ancelott...

LaVar Ball to start new Big Baller Brand league LaVar Ball to start new Big Baller Brand league

Currently, American basketball prospects are required to be at least one year removed from high school before entering the NBA draft - meaning young players must play one year without a salary or spend one year playing professionally overseas.

Former England captain's sombre Ashes prediction Former England captain's sombre Ashes prediction

Fellow Australian Mitchell Marsh moved up 44 places to 65th after his score of 181 in the Perth Test while Usman Khawaja eased up two places to 19th. "We haven't won a toss and we've probably had the toughest of the conditions as well". It's been a...

Arsenal player ratings: Who impressed against West Ham in Carabao Cup victory? Arsenal player ratings: Who impressed against West Ham in Carabao Cup victory?

Lanzini could yet be retrospectively punished if a three-man panel deems he successfully conned the official, not that it will be of any benefit to Hughes. Meanwhile, after missing the last four games with a thigh problem Shkodran Mustafi has returne...

Farah crowned 2017 Sports Personality of the Year Farah crowned 2017 Sports Personality of the Year

WBA, IBF, and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was odds-on favourite to claim the prize this year but "AJ" failed to even break the top three as Mo Farah proved a shock victor at this year's ceremony on Sunday evening. She was a three time w...

Serena Williams finds daugher's teething heartbreaking Serena Williams finds daugher's teething heartbreaking

Serena gave birth to Alexis Olympia on 1 September, with husband Alexis Ohanian. "I think regardless of how many matches she's had previously or how much tennis she's played, she's always Serena and the player or the athlete she is, she br...

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