Tuesday July 25-th, 2017

Carmelo Anthony: Blowing 10-Point Lead To 76ers 'Unacceptable' Carmelo Anthony: Blowing 10-Point Lead To 76ers 'Unacceptable'

Joel Embiid led the way for Philadelphia with 21 points and 14 rebounds, while Ilyasova chipped in 16 points, five assists, and four rebounds. Last night they blew a 10 point lead with 150 seconds left to the third worst team in the entire National ...

Rams hire Sean McVay as head coach

McVay has been Washington's offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. Sean McVay (left) talks to Jay Gruden at Redskins practice. "I am confident in his vision to make this team a consistent victor and to ultimately bring a Super Bowl tit...

Dominic Thiem scrapes through to last eight in Sydney Dominic Thiem scrapes through to last eight in Sydney

Konta, a Sydney-born British player, was a surprise semifinalist at last year's Australian Open and seeded ninth for this year's Grand Slam tournament. "Lost twice. So hopefully I'll do a better job tomorrow". "So I'm just very happy to make another ...

Bills hire ex-Eagles DC Sean McDermott as head coach, reports say Bills hire ex-Eagles DC Sean McDermott as head coach, reports say

The hope will be that McDermott , whose defense led the Panthers to Super Bowl 50 a year ago, finds a way to restore the defensive lustre lost during the Ryan regime. He has been tabbed to get the most out of players such as Marcell Dareus, Jerry Hu...

Chelsea youngster explains how boss Conte is improving him

Conte's Chelsea has taken the Premier League by storm as they sit five points clear at the top of the table with Diego Costa leading the race for Golden Boot with 14 goals to his name. He was in the starting line-up for last weekend's FA Cup win ...

Broncos hire Vance Joseph as head coach

Many with the Broncos say he would have been the pick back then had Kubiak not become available. "As I told our team last night, this is an extremely hard decision to step down as head coach", Kubiak said in a statement. The Bengals will play Josep...

Novak Djokovic favourite ahead of Andy Murray in Australian Open betting

Novak Djokovic might have Murray's number. Djokovic second half of the year was not poor by any means, but it paled in comparison to the performance by his chief rival, Andy Murray . Novak Djokovic says he has "goosebumps" at the prospect of a s...

Bills hire Sean McDermott as next head coach Bills hire Sean McDermott as next head coach

Rex Ryan lasted only two years despite being just one game below.500 (15-16). The Bills surrendered 133.1 yards on the ground a game. That total includes a dominating 2015 season where the Panthers' defense helped pave the way for a Super Bowl ru...

Sharapova to return from ban in April at Stuttgart event

The 29-year-old, who has won all four Grand Slams, is now serving a 15-month ban after testing positive for cardiac drug meldonium last January. She appealed the ITF verdict at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); the autonomous sports organis...

Federation Internationale de Football Association gets unanimous vote to expand World Cup to 48 teams

President Gianni Infantino's favored plan - for 16 three-team groups with the top two advancing to a round of 32 - was unanimously approved Tuesday, Jan. The pressure group New FIFA Now, which has campaigned for reform of FIFA , was also critica...

NASCAR's Carl Edwards likely will retire on Wednesday

Joe Gibbs Racing has not yet commented publicly on the rumor, but immediately set two press conferences for Wednesday. Jimmie Johnson won the race to claim his seventh Sprint Cup Series title. He also lost a chance at the CUP Series title this past s...

Mitch Trubisky makes his move, now what about Cleveland Browns?

Trubisky , 22, is the No. 1-rated draft-eligible QB on Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest prospects list. "After much research, reflection and prayer, I have officially chose to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft", says Trubisky. 1 overall pick). "I felt pretty ...

Barcelona 1-1 Villarreal Barcelona 1-1 Villarreal

We have to try to help the referees. Andre Gomes and Denis Suarez are two of the players who have been picked ahead of the Croatian worldwide, who did start the midweek defeat to Athletic Club in the Copa del Rey. "The team deserved more, we deserv...

Insider claims Tottenham midfielder won't move to Real Madrid

The Daily Mirror are reporting that Barcelona and Real Madrid are involved in a battle to sign the England global following Alli's impressive performances. Dele Alli got off to a slow start this season, but he seems to have put the poor start behi...

Australia ease to clean sweep as spinners turn screw on Pakistan Australia ease to clean sweep as spinners turn screw on Pakistan

Earlier, after the opening session was washed out for the second day in a row, Younus Khan completed an imperious 175 not out before running out of partners as Pakistan were dismissed for 315, still 223 behind Australia's first innings 538-8.

Arsenal make club record bid for Andrea Belotti

The contract extended his stay until 2021, doubled his wage and placed a €100 million release clause to foreign clubs. It's reported the Gunners made an offer worth €65m, which director of sport Gianluca Petrachi seemed to confirm when speaking to ...

Conte to give Batshuayi FA Cup audition Conte to give Batshuayi FA Cup audition

He didn't take the opponent and secondly, behind John, there was Ivanovic, to cover him. The Italian also expressed his disagreement in the red card ruling, thus hinting at a possible upcoming appeal of the call. "The young players showed me they are...

Jurgen Klopp unremitting over FA Cup team selection despite draw with Plymouth Jurgen Klopp unremitting over FA Cup team selection despite draw with Plymouth

Instead, they took the opportunity to take a subtle dig at their opponent's decision to play such a young team. I'm not a stat manager , but at the end of the day that is a stat you would look at and think that needs to improve. "The crowd was nice ...

Wild Card Saturday open thread: Raiders at Texans Wild Card Saturday open thread: Raiders at Texans

Cut it loose and don't have any hesitation. Unfortunately, the Raiders fell behind early due to a turnover and the Texans starting drives with good field position. The Raiders (12-5) cut the lead when Andre Holmes grabbed an 8-yard touchdown ...

Wayne Rooney equals Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goal record Wayne Rooney equals Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goal record

Jose Mourinho reflects on the significance of Wayne Rooney tying Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goal record. Evans is one of the Nacia Manchester City and played for the first team in only one game, where he spent three years on loan from ...

Godwin eyes National Football League future after memorable Rose Bowl performance Godwin eyes National Football League future after memorable Rose Bowl performance

He posted nine receptions, 187 yards and two touchdowns in the Rose Bowl against USC. "As a kid from DE, I could only dream about being in this position", the 6-foot-1, 205-pound Godwin said in a statement Thursday night. The highlights included ...

Justise Winslow likely out for the season Justise Winslow likely out for the season

Dwight Howard played through a lingering torn labrum when he was with the Lakers, while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist missed most of last season when he tore his in October. So far, the Heat have had players miss 144 games - and counting - because of ill...

Australian Open boys tennis champion Oliver Anderson charged with match fixing

Brisbane-born Anderson hit the headlines when he won the Australian Open boys title previous year in a performance that saw him likened to Andre Agassi by retired Aussie Wayne Arthurs , who is his coach. The charge comes just days before the world...

Friday Fun: Team USA Singing The Anthem After Beating Canada For Gold

Finding a way to wrap it up in words, there is no way I can do it justice. It is a reason they struggled mightily, forced to play in the relegation round. "We went into the period thinking we're going to throw the punch and we're going to shut them d...

Children 'need a digital tsar to combat social media risk'

Others also reported harassment online, including strangers asking for photos of them naked, and expressed concern that social media companies did not do enough to protect viewers from seeing unwanted explicit content. Growing Up Digital recommends ...

Hornacek: Maybe Knicks 'just not capable' of defending

Not like the nine-game losing streak that took the Knicks from 22-22 last season into a spiral downward that cost Derek Fisher his job as coach, not like any of the many streaks that dropped the Knicks to a franchise worst 17-win season two years a...

Manchester City routs West Ham in FA Cup third round

Manchester City's first obstacle is West Ham in an away clash and Guardiola opts to pick Sergio Aguero to lead the attack, with Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne all tucked in behind. West Ham almost found an instant equaliser when...

Podcast: Lakers fall to Trail Blazers, 118-109

Against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night, the Warriors did little to quell those rumors for a half. Playing without Damain Lillard for a fifth consecutive game, the Blazers scrapped and avoided getting blown out by the Warriors for a t...

Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Reading (FA Cup) Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Reading (FA Cup)

However, thoughts must now turn to FA Cup matters as the Red Devils get ready to welcome a familiar face back to Old Trafford with Jaap Stam bringing his Reading side to Manchester in the third round of the cup. This way Mourinho plans to rot...

Steve Smith officially retires from National Football League in classic Steve Smith fashion

He should be a Hall of Fame lock, at least in this writer's opinion. I hear ESPN might be hiring . Smith is a five-time Pro Bowl player, with all five selections coming when he was in a Panthers uniform. Do I eat a pint of ice cream or a gallon of...

Thomas fourth among guards in All-Star voting

It also helps to be on one of the most popular teams in the league. Now, even after the National Basketball Association changed its voting system to prevent a similar situation, the longtime role player is making an unexpected surge in the All-Star b...

Australian onslaught leaves Pakistan with an uphill task

Nathan Lyon dismissed debutant Sharjeel Khan for an enterprising 40 before nightwatchman Yasir Shah - who was earlier taken for 124 off his 14 overs - saw out the day alongside Azhar Ali as Pakistan reached 55 for one. At 39 years old and after ind...

Connor Cook starting for Raiders vs Texans Connor Cook starting for Raiders vs Texans

Against the NFL's No. 1 defense. Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio confirmed the Cook news Wednesday on a conference call with Texans beat writers. "The great thing about it is he's been here, been in our system, mentally been engaged in what we do a...

Redskins fire entire defensive coaching staff

The Washington Post's Mike Jones confirmed that the Redskins have fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and several other coaches. The Redskins ranked 28th in total defense and 19th in points allowed in 2016. Rex Ryan, who was sacked as head coach ...

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor undergoes groin surgery Bills QB Tyrod Taylor undergoes groin surgery

Here is the full statement from the Bills front office. Taylor's procedure puts the Bills in a hard situation as they attempt to determine if they want to move forward with the former Virginia Tech standout as their starter. However, it is also wor...

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