• Simmons misses out on All-Star start
Simmons misses out on All-Star start

The Eastern Conference starters, as voted by the fans, media, and players are: LeBron James (captain), Giannis Antetokounmpo, Irving, DeRozan, and Joel Embiid. Full All-Star rosters are announced on January 25 with the game to be played on February 18 in Los Angeles. Fans had Oladipo, 634,495 votes, as the fourth guard in the East behind Simmon...

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  • Davis, Cousins named 2018 All-Star Game starters
Davis, Cousins named 2018 All-Star Game starters

Davis is averaging 26.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game ranking him fourth, eighth and third in the National Basketball Association in each category. From that point on, the Pelicans did technically roster two All-Stars. On Tuesday night, New Orleans beat Eastern Conference-leading Boston. "There have been nights when I've had a big g...

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  • Arsenal target, Malcom faces Bordeaux disciplinary after social media video
Arsenal target, Malcom faces Bordeaux disciplinary after social media video

Bordeaux striker Malcom , reportedly a target for Premier League club Arsenal , was Wednesday ordered to appear before a club disciplinary committee over a video showing him joking after a defeat. Malcom joined the youth system of Corinthians at the tender age of 11 in 2008, spending six years in the youth system before being promoted to th...

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  • Premier League players to wear black armbands for Cyrille Regis
Premier League players to wear black armbands for Cyrille Regis

A statement read: "The Premier League recognises the important career of Cyrille Regis, and his special role as a trailblazer for black players in modern English football". He made 614 league appearances and scored 158 league goals. He became only the third black player to be capped by England when made his debut in a 4-0 win over Northern Irelan...

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  • Australian Open: This heat is not on for Novak Djokovic
Australian Open: This heat is not on for Novak Djokovic

Djokovic also showed signs of wilting in the heat as the match stretched beyond the three-hour mark but he held on to win 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3. "I got super dizzy", said Monfils, who fell to his 15th straight defeat by the 12-time grand slam victor.

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  • Chelsea make shock approach for Stoke striker Peter Crouch
Chelsea make shock approach for Stoke striker Peter Crouch

With Morata's understudy Michy Batshuayi finding life in front of goal even harder and seemingly on his way out of the club, Chelsea now look to have turned their attentions to Crouch. Ulloa - who helped fire the Foxes to the Premier League title in 2015-16 - has made only four League appearances this season under Claude Puel. Andy Carroll's...

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  • Nike (NYSE:NKE) Given a $59.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group
Nike (NYSE:NKE) Given a $59.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

It has underperformed by 24.50% the S&P500. (FCN) stake by 6.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Primecap Management Company sold 99,900 shares as Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT)'s stock rose 3.62%. Acropolis Investment Management Limited accumulated 0.15% or 7,786 shares. Davenport & stated it has 0.49% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. Clean Yield Group In...

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  • North and South Korea seek unified ice hockey team at Olympics
North and South Korea seek unified ice hockey team at Olympics

He declined to elaborate, saying the decisions would come Saturday. Conservative politicians voiced anger over a proposal to have the country's athletes march with their North Korean counterparts under a unification flag rather than the South Korean flag.

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  • National Football League won't discipline Raiders over 'Rooney Rule'
National Football League won't discipline Raiders over 'Rooney Rule'

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported January 12 that the National Football League was looking into whether or not the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule after the Fritz Pollard Alliance expressed concern over the process of interviewing minority candidates.

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  • Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'
Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

SunSport first revealed in October that United wanted to tie down Mourinho long term. The 22-year-old has recently admitted that he feels like he is in the best shape of his career and that we was hopeful that he could force his way into Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad.

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  • Will Ferrell Crashed The Aus Open & Interviewed Roger Federer As Ron Burgundy
Will Ferrell Crashed The Aus Open & Interviewed Roger Federer As Ron Burgundy

Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova served more aces on tour then any woman last season and if she continues the trend in Melbourne it will be great news for charity. The Step Brothers star finally ended the "interview" by signing off as only Ron Burgundy could: "Stay classy, Melbourne ". "I did say the first two matches you're going to see who's d...

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  • Tebow to return to Mets' spring training
Tebow to return to Mets' spring training

The former Heisman Trophy victor hit a combined.226 last season as he spent time with New York's single-A and high-A affiliates. Tebow signed a minor league contract with the Mets in September and attended both their instructional league and the Arizona Fall League.

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  • Jaguars would be the Super Bowl favorite if they played the Eagles
Jaguars would be the Super Bowl favorite if they played the Eagles

Before the AFC Divisional Round playoffs setback, the Steelers made several references to facing the Patriots in the postseason. These are the Patriots , after all. They also stand 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings with the Jaguars. The Patriots defense should force Bortles into intermediate and long throws into zone windows.

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  • Tom Brady Injury Report: Someone Bumped Into His Throwing Hand
Tom Brady Injury Report: Someone Bumped Into His Throwing Hand

I don't stop playing till the clock hit zero. To accomplish this, the Jaguars should follow a classic Bill Belichick strategy by attempting to take away the Patriots' most risky weapon: Rob Gronkowski . "We're very blessed to do it". Brady had reportedly suffered the injury on Tuesday after he collided with one of his teammates durin...

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  • AFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Jaguars-Patriots
AFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Jaguars-Patriots

With the AFC Championship Game here for the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars , that means the DraftKings season is coming to an end. Head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady will be in their 12th conference title game together. "And for me, that's only been half of a season, but I fell right back in li...

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  • Monster sex abuser Larry Nassar deserves Olympic gold in whining
Monster sex abuser Larry Nassar deserves Olympic gold in whining

Earlier this week, news broke that the Olympic medalist wouldn't be submitting a statement due to a potential $100,000 penalty that could have been levied by US Gymnastics because she would have violated a non-disclosure agreement that was signed in 2016 after she settled a lawsuit them.

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  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte FURIOUS at Alvaro Morata and Pedro for diving
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte FURIOUS at Alvaro Morata and Pedro for diving

But then there were the trio of home players booked for diving, and the dismissals for Pedro and Álvaro Morata - two of those who had gone to ground - for second bookable offences in the last three minutes. It went wide of last man Ethan Ampadu but rebounded off the post. That view was underlined when Klose admitted: "The first one on Willian ...

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  • Manchester United defeat Stoke in EPL
Manchester United defeat Stoke in EPL

His reputation and name alone have attracted players of the ilk expected by United fans, think Zlatan Ibrahimović , Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku . We scored an incredible goal, but it was not enough to hurt them because they had a very good reaction, they were very positive, they had the best chances in the first half, and then we were a bit lu...

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  • Real without Ronaldo unimaginable: Zidane
Real without Ronaldo unimaginable: Zidane

Following a summer that saw their star player strongly linked with the Bernabeu exit, Madrid officials were said to be keen to offer Ronaldo a new-and-improved contract, despite his existing terms running until 2021. "I speak with Cristiano about the pitch and when he comes here he only talks about the pitch and that's best for everyone", added the...

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  • Major League Baseball expected to implement pitch clock for 2018 season over players' objections
Major League Baseball expected to implement pitch clock for 2018 season over players' objections

Despite resistance from the MLB Players Association, it now appears likely that a pitch clock will be put in place for the 2018 season. Per Scooby Axson of Sports Illustrated , the average time for an Major League Baseball game rose almost five full minutes from three hours and 42 seconds in 2016 to three hours, five minutes and 11 seconds...

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  • Jose Mourinho expected to sign new long-term contract
Jose Mourinho expected to sign new long-term contract

The Portuguese coach is halfway through a three-year deal after taking over from Louis van Gaal in the summer of 2016. Mourinho has been sacked or made a decision to leave on his own during or at the conclusion of his third season at four of the eight clubs he's managed (and that includes his first two jobs, very brief stints at Benfica and Uni...

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  • Vikings fans donate $140K to Saints P Thomas Morstead's Foundation
Vikings fans donate $140K to Saints P Thomas Morstead's Foundation

On the play, the Saints had just eight men on the field, but the referees were clearly content to just have the play happen regardless as Vikings quarterback Case Keenum kneeled instead of trying to add to the lead. The fundraiser is absolutely thriving, and Morstead is giving back. Seven other Saints ran onto the field after Morstead - guard L...

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  • Roger Federer starts Australian Open title defence with win over Aljaz Bedene
Roger Federer starts Australian Open title defence with win over Aljaz Bedene

But the former world No 1 fought back to win in four sets despite also struggling with the heat. During the first set, Djokovic struggled while serving, as he committed five double faults, nearly half of a total of his 11 double faults during the match.

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  • Theo Walcott completes switch from Arsenal to Everton
Theo Walcott completes switch from Arsenal to Everton

Everton have signed Theo Walcott from Premier League rivals Arsenal on a 3-1/2 year deal with the forward saying he wants to take the Merseyside club to the next level. "I've played a lot of football with Wayne and I just wanted to get a structure of how the club worked, what the players were like", said Walcott.

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  • Heat takes its toll as Djokovic overcomes Monfils
Heat takes its toll as Djokovic overcomes Monfils

When asked if he thought it was too unsafe to play in that heat , Monfils , who said during the match he felt like was about to collapse, responded: "For sure". Officials also have the option of closing the roofs on the three show courts, including Rod Laver Arena . "To be that far already, it's more than what we could have expected".

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