ESPN's Brian Windhorst was in disbelief over Paul George's puzzling OKC contract

From the time Paul George broke out as an NBA All-Star with the Pacers , it was essentially assumed that he would join his hometown Lakers when free agency came along. Shortly after the 12:01 EDT a.m. start on Sunday, Cavs general manager Koby... More..

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LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

When they acquired LeBron James , the Lakers signed Lance Stephenson , JaVale McGee , and Rajon Rondo to a one-year deal to keep their salary cap flexibility in the following offseason. The 2,600-pound...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Lakers Sign Rondo, Lose Randle In Flurry Of Free Agency Moves

The status of Julius Randle , who is a restricted free agent, appears in doubt. The four-time All-Star and three-time National Basketball Association assist leader will follow JaVale McGee , Lance Stephenson...More..

Molinari ends Italian PGA drought with National victory
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Molinari ends Italian PGA drought with National victory

At 123rd on the FedExCup points list, Molinari was in danger of not keeping his PGA Tour card, so instead of playing this week's French Open, one of the marquee stops on the European Tour, he opted for the Q...More..

Dele Alli: 'I don't think we lost any momentum against Belgium'
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Dele Alli: 'I don't think we lost any momentum against Belgium'

England have been practising penalties since March. "Maybe if I'd played against Belgium and didn't score, I'd be thinking, "I didn't score in the last game". The striker struggled mightily in England duri...More..

Bucks’ Maker involved in FIBA qualifier brawl
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Bucks’ Maker involved in FIBA qualifier brawl

Australia and the Philippines had a massive brawl in the third quarter of a FIBA World Cup qualifying. The incident started when a player for the Philippines decked an Australian with almost four minutes...More..

Cavani scores twice, Uruguay ousts Ronaldo and Portugal 2-1
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Cavani scores twice, Uruguay ousts Ronaldo and Portugal 2-1

If Barcelona forward Messi, who previously quit the Argentina team in 2016 before changing his mind, does not continue until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, he will end his career without a major trophy for hi...More..

Belgium seek quarterfinal spot against underdog Japan
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Belgium seek quarterfinal spot against underdog Japan

Jan Vertonghen gave Belgium hope in the 68th minute with an astonishing header from an acute angle as an aerial ball rebounded to him from a corner. Even their goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima now plays for Metz in...More..

DeAndre Jordan, Mavericks Reportedly Verbally Agree to 1-Year, $24M Contract
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

DeAndre Jordan, Mavericks Reportedly Verbally Agree to 1-Year, $24M Contract

The Times reported earlier this week the Clippers gave Jordan and his agent, Jeff Schwartz, permission to seek a trade, and that the Mavericks were targeting the center. Only $2.1 million of Teodosic's $6.3-mil...More..

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons LeBron James should sign
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons LeBron James should sign

However, LeBron's options may be more limited than they seem, because they typically rely on convincing another player to join him. Things are certainly looking up for the storied franchise. His salaries fr...More..

Paul George commits to re-sign with OKC Thunder
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Paul George commits to re-sign with OKC Thunder

Paul George is headed back to Oklahoma City. According to sources , and a clip floating around the Internet, George made the announcement while at a house party at teammate Russell Westbrook's home declar...More..

Lakers, 76ers believe landing Kawhi Leonard is key to signing LeBron James
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Lakers, 76ers believe landing Kawhi Leonard is key to signing LeBron James

If they Lakers trade for Leonard, it could set the franchise back and disrupt their winning timeline. There's also risk in landing Leonard only to have James choose another team. The Boston Celtics , Cavaliers...More..

World Cup woe for Messi and Ronaldo as both bow out
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

World Cup woe for Messi and Ronaldo as both bow out

Sergio Aguero's late header was only window dressing for La Albiceleste and Sampaoli admitted afterwards the team's "grand illusion" of winning the World Cup had come up short. The Paris Saint-Germain forwa...More..

[Newsmaker] S. Korean keeper remains humble after blanking Germany
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

[Newsmaker] S. Korean keeper remains humble after blanking Germany

With Sweden winning 3-0 against Mexico in the other Group F game, and it being goalless in Kazan, Germany knew they had to score in a frantic finish. Germany is out of the World Cup. In Germany we had ...More..

Germany is the third straight World Cup holder to exit early
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Germany is the third straight World Cup holder to exit early

The powerful Mannschaft, the dominant force of world football recent years, crashed out miserably in the first round of the World Cup , and nobody saw it coming. In the 80 years since then, they've lost four k...More..

How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans

Rashford said: "It's not the first time it's happened against him". England hold no fear for World Cup last 16 opponents Colombia , said the South American side's coach Jose Pekerman, who is relishing th...More..

Historic Germany win leaves South Korea coach feeling 'empty'
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Historic Germany win leaves South Korea coach feeling 'empty'

With champion Germany out, Argentina only scraping through, and Spain in turmoil, many see Brazil as the clear favourite to lift the Cup in Moscow on July 15. "We're coming into tomorrow's game expecting ...More..

Genius Messi a shining light for Argentina, says Sampaoli
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Genius Messi a shining light for Argentina, says Sampaoli

Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Benjamin Mendy , who will be in opposite camps, are set to miss out on the starting XIs when France face Argentina at the World Cup today. The two-time world champio...More..

LeBron putting pressure on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

LeBron putting pressure on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

The Lakers were long seen as a destination this summer for James and Paul George , but it no longer seems to be a sure bet that George opts out of his contract with the Thunder by Friday. "They're doing enough ...More..

Brazil power into last 16 with Serbia win
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Brazil power into last 16 with Serbia win

Thiago Silva jumped highest to head home the definitive goal as Neymar tried, and even had a one-on-one, but it didn't come off for him. Brazil conjured the opener from nothing when a beautifully lofted ...More..

Shin Tae-yong: 'South Korea could struggle against Mexico due to weather'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Shin Tae-yong: 'South Korea could struggle against Mexico due to weather'

In Mexico's first game, a 1-0 win against Germany, Osorio orchestrated a counterpunching masterpiece of a game plan, helping the Mexicans sidestep and stun their vaunted opponents. Mexico is your Group F co-...More..

Messi's Argentina face crunch match for redemption
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Messi's Argentina face crunch match for redemption

And Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles will show no mercy for the Barcelona star, despite their admiration for his talent. It had been suggested that 1986 World Cup victor Jorge Burruchaga,...More..

Players Who Should Be on the Trade Block After 2018 NBA Draft
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Players Who Should Be on the Trade Block After 2018 NBA Draft

We don't compete to play games. Per NBA rules, teams are prohibited from negotiating with free agents until midnight on July 1. The Michigan product, though, likes how the current Lakers are trying to play ...More..

Saudi Arabia v Egypt 25 June 2018
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia v Egypt 25 June 2018

It was Egypt who broke the deadlock on 21 minutes as Salah latched onto a long ball before lobbing the on-rushing Yasser Al Mosailem to nestle the ball in the back of the net. Essam El Hadary became the ol...More..

How to Watch Tonight’s 2018 NBA Awards
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

How to Watch Tonight’s 2018 NBA Awards

LeBron James was another finalist for the award after finishing third in the league in scoring with 27.5 points per game and second in assists with 9.1 while also collecting 8.6 rebounds each game. "But the on...More..

Novak Djokovic hopes are dashed as Marin Cilic clinches Queen's title
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Novak Djokovic hopes are dashed as Marin Cilic clinches Queen's title

Britain's Andy Murray faces a tricky first-round match at Eastbourne after being drawn against fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka. "It's a tough loss for me". However, Djokovic repelled five ...More..

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia

His side play Egypt in their final Group A game next Monday, when only pride will be at stake as the north African side are also heading home after losing twice. Facing elimination, the Saudis fought hard for...More..

Harry Kane thrills with hat trick in rout of Panama
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Harry Kane thrills with hat trick in rout of Panama

The 24-year-old English captain became a national hero pretty quick at this World Cup after scoring two goals - including a attractive victor in stoppage time - in England's opening 2-1 win over Tunisia las...More..

Musa magic helps Nigeria defeat Iceland
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Musa magic helps Nigeria defeat Iceland

Iceland turned in an impressive performance Saturday in a draw versus Lionel Messi and Argentina in their first group-stage game , while Nigeria lost 2-0 to Croatia in their opening game of the tour...More..

Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet

Southgate, though, wasn't planning to disclose the starting XI until Saturday when England flies to Nizhny Novgorod to play Panama the following night. The direct Central Americans were well-beaten by Bel...More..

Leaked England line-up photo appears to show Sterling is out
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Leaked England line-up photo appears to show Sterling is out

Kyle Walker said Holland apologised to the players on Friday for revealing the list. The revelation was the first indication the squad had that Raheem Sterling could be dropped after struggling to make an ...More..

Xherdan Shaqiri says controversial celebration was 'emotion' during Switzerland win over Serbia
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Xherdan Shaqiri says controversial celebration was 'emotion' during Switzerland win over Serbia

Mitrovic too looked lively, winning header after header over the Swiss centre backs and he opened the scoring on five minutes with an emphatic finish off an exquisite cross from Tadic. Valon Behrami formed anot...More..

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment

The big challenge though which the incoming Chelsea manager would face is to convince the board to sign the Belgium striker as he is already 31-years old and would cost a fortune in the transfer market. "When...More..

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

The big green mascot came out with his hot dog launcher, and was about to launch them into the stands. McVay expressed a similar notion in offering others this advice about attending Phillies games: "Just t...More..

Real Madrid captain Ramos snaps back at Maradona over Godin taunt
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Real Madrid captain Ramos snaps back at Maradona over Godin taunt

Messi can't be the only guilty one. "I would give everything for this to be his World Cup". There's only room for one Ronaldo on this planet and he has managed to make a virtue of his lust for the limelight...More..

France seal last-16 spot as Mbappe earns victory over Peru
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

France seal last-16 spot as Mbappe earns victory over Peru

Peru need to beat the strongly fancied French in Yekaterinburg in their Group C encounter or face an early exit from Russian Federation. Mbappe knocked in an Olivier Giroud shot that was deflected by a def...More..

Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup

However, a photo was later published to the World Cup Twitter page depicting Colombian and Mexican fans hoisting up an Egyptian man in a wheelchair so he can watch his team play. They showed up at the World...More..

Putin trolls Federation Internationale de Football Association by inviting disgraced Blatter to World Cup
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Putin trolls Federation Internationale de Football Association by inviting disgraced Blatter to World Cup

It is understood Blatter, who is serving a six-year suspension which brought an end to his reign as president after 17 years in charge, will attend Wednesday's match between Portugal and Morocco. "OK, I cannot ...More..

Stunned Germany pledge to bounce back from Mexico loss
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Stunned Germany pledge to bounce back from Mexico loss

Germany appeared rattled but that early foray forward seemed to spark them into life, as exciting young striker Timo Werner immediately went up the other end and flashed a shot across Guillermo Ochoa's goal. R...More..

Leicester City Travel To Manchester United In 2018/19 Premier League Opener
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Leicester City Travel To Manchester United In 2018/19 Premier League Opener

Manchester City will begin their Premier League title defence against Arsenal on August 11. Tottenham played all their home games at Wembley last season while their new 62,000-seater stadium was being ...More..

Colombia's James Rodriguez will not play vs. Japan after calf injury
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Colombia's James Rodriguez will not play vs. Japan after calf injury

Osako's gritty determination led to a 73rd-minute header from Keisuke Honda's corner kick that gave Japan three points in Group H. He will now try to help Colombia overcome the barrier of being down to ...More..

Germany and Brazil roll into the World Cup
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Germany and Brazil roll into the World Cup

Brazil has won 17 of its 22 matches since Tite took over as coach in 2016. "I got the green light from the doctors and always remained very positive in the past and managed to increase my workload step by step...More..

French tactics under question after opening World Cup win
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

French tactics under question after opening World Cup win

Referee Andres Cunha was alerted by the VAR to a possible penalty, reviewed the footage and awarded a penalty to France . Griezmann told beIN Sports TV: "It's a good (thing) there was video in this case"....More..

Mexico fans trigger
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mexico fans trigger "artificial earthquake" after World Cup goal

Natural disaster sensors in Mexico city were triggered by fans jumping in celebration of their team's winning goal against Germany . The Luzhniki Stadium erupted with noise at around 6pm local time as M...More..

Uruguay edges Egypt, 1-0, in Group A action
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Uruguay edges Egypt, 1-0, in Group A action

Liverpool FC signed Salah in a £39m deal from AS Roma last summer and the Egypt star scored 32 times to set a new Premier League record and win the PFA player of the year award. Petersburg, while Uruguay wil...More..

Expect Afghanistan to learn quickly from thrashing on Test debut against India
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Expect Afghanistan to learn quickly from thrashing on Test debut against India

During the second day of the match and in their first inning, India managed to score 474 runs, by losing all their wickets. While Afghanistan's players may have been desperate to play Test cricket, to be ...More..

Spurs Rumors: Suns interest in Kawhi Leonard disputed
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Spurs Rumors: Suns interest in Kawhi Leonard disputed

Needless to say, the biggest story circling the National Basketball Association right now is the news regarding Kawhi Leonard and his desire to be traded out of San Antonio. The Spurs would have to provide more...More..

Messi: The Penalty Was Painful
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Messi: The Penalty Was Painful

Messi's Argentina were held to a surprise 1-1 draw against Iceland . Guerrero had his penalty reduced after the three rival captains wrote letters to Federation Internationale de Football Association earl...More..

France awarded penalty in first VAR overrule at World Cup
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

France awarded penalty in first VAR overrule at World Cup

Former Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has labelled Paul Pogba as the best midfielder in the world, blasting critics who think he's falling short of their standards. "I'm looking for a better ex...More..

Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future

Others made jokes at the 27-year-old's expense: 'Glad Griezmann has sorted out his future. Griezmann will now focus fully on France's World Cup Group C campaign which starts on Saturday against Australia. At ...More..