• NBA looking to get involved in high school basketball
NBA looking to get involved in high school basketball

Another option has focused on the worldwide soccer model of creating global youth academies in which players from a very early age can develop under the tutelage of NBA-caliber coaches in an environment that would theoretically be better suited to prepare them for a professional career.

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  • Benjamin Mendy returns to Manchester City training
Benjamin Mendy returns to Manchester City training

Who could believe it? If the Chelsea teams Abramovich has owned have rarely been described as the gold standard for carefree entertainment, their streetwise streak perhaps frustrating their benefactor, they have arguably never been more tedious than they were on Sunday in Manchester.

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  • Rams apply franchise tag to safety Lamarcus Joyner
Rams apply franchise tag to safety Lamarcus Joyner

With free agency right around the corner, teams are sorting out if they'll use the franchise tag or not. If Watkins were to hit the open market in free agency, there are plenty of teams that would immediately express interest in bringing the speedy wideout on board.

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  • WKU officially announces football game, men's basketball series with Arkansas
WKU officially announces football game, men's basketball series with Arkansas

Arkansas' men's basketball team will face Western Kentucky in a home-and-home series with the Hogs hosting next season and the return trip to Bowling Green, Ky., coming in 2019-20. The football game is scheduled for November 9, 2019, while the exact date for both basketball games is still to be determined, according to a press release.

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  • Alexis Sanchez is affecting Paul Pogba at Man Utd
Alexis Sanchez is affecting Paul Pogba at Man Utd

Misplaced passes and lackadaisical defending from the Frenchman had supporters wondering whether or not he would continue to feature after the break, although he did run out for the second half. Asked about Martial's absence, Mourinho explained: 'He's injured, I don't know so well but yesterday he felt he was not ready for the game. United's othe...

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  • Bye-Bye, Biceps: Referee Ed Hochuli Announces Retirement After 28 NFL Seasons
Bye-Bye, Biceps: Referee Ed Hochuli Announces Retirement After 28 NFL Seasons

Hochuli is being replaced in the rotation by his son Shawn Hochuli, a back judge. He worked two Super Bowls, including Super Bowl XXXII when the Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers, 31-24, for their first championship. He has been working National Football League games since 2014. Known for his massive guns (arms) and extended explanation of on-...

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  • Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart
Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart

There were these new stadiums, and the focus shifted to the guys running through gates and onto the mound. The Diamondbacks had two golf carts retrofitted with big caps in Tampa by a company called SportsKartz. The Cleveland Indians were the first to use a bullpen vehicle in 1950, and the Milwaukee Brewers were the last to do it in 1995 - unt...

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  • McLaren struggle as F1 testing resumes in Spain
McLaren struggle as F1 testing resumes in Spain

Rookie Sergey Sirotkin was ninth fastest for Williams , he ran in the morning before handing over to Lance Stroll, who ended up with the slowest time on the hyper-soft tyres. The scores on the door tell the tale, while Ferrari and Mercedes have completed 86 laps apiece this morning, and Red Bull 85, McLaren has competed just 7, posting a best ti...

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  • Jaguars reportedly will not use franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson
Jaguars reportedly will not use franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson

The two sides will have until 4 p.m. The Jaguars could very well wind up signing Robinson to a multi-year deal before then as they have exclusive negotiating rights until March 12. Without Robinson in the fold last season, Marqise Lee led the team with 56 receptions and unheralded rookie Keelan Cole paced the Jags with 748 receiving yards.

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  • Past NCAA Tournament games we wish we could watch again
Past NCAA Tournament games we wish we could watch again

However, the following six 11th seeds have a strong chance of not only defeating their initial opponents in the NCAA Tournament but could also go on a valiant run towards a Final Four berth. Baylor (11 Seed )- Baylor has Kansas State left on the schedule where a win should be their ticket in. IN is now in the "next four out" listing of ESPN's ...

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  • Pep Guardiola calls for calm as Manchester City chase treble
Pep Guardiola calls for calm as Manchester City chase treble

He maintains City's relative lack of pedigree at the elite level - their solitary Champions League semi-final appearance ended in a limp 1-0 aggregate loss to Real Madrid in 2016 - means the situation at the Etihad Stadium is different. "In terms of the Champions League it's a dream for all the players to be there". "I'm not going to say we are...

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  • Warner row mars Aussies' victory in first Test
Warner row mars Aussies' victory in first Test

The South African camp retorted that whatever was said was payback for Warner's own aggressive sledging of De Kock and other Proteas players out on the field. "Both teams were reminded by the match referee of the spirit in which the game should be played". "I look back on my time and I think things might have been pretty tame compared to this stu...

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  • Buffalo Bills sign Chris Ivory
Buffalo Bills sign Chris Ivory

Ivory ran for 382 yards and a touchdown a year ago in Jacksonville and is expected to back up LeSean McCoy this coming season in Buffalo. Over those two seasons, Ivory ran for nearly 1,900 yards, including a 1,070-yard campaign in 2015 with 15 total touchdown both rushing and receiving.

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  • Arsenal Want Leverkusen Goalkeeper To Replace Cech — Bild
Arsenal Want Leverkusen Goalkeeper To Replace Cech — Bild

Leno is rated highly by Mislintat with the Gunners ready to launch a summer move for the shot-stopper. Leno is under contract until 2020 but has a release clause which would allow him to leave for €25 million (£22 million). Cech still has a year remaining on his contract with Arsenal . Cech is still just one game away from registering his 20...

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  • Cavaliers star Kevin Love details personal battle with panic attacks
Cavaliers star Kevin Love details personal battle with panic attacks

But it was real - as real a broken hand or a sprained ankle. It is unclear whether the panic attacks had anything to do with an incident in January when Love left a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with an unspecified illness. It was like my body was trying to say to me, You're about to die . Love is now out with a broken hand, and is e...

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  • Sri Lanka re-imposes curfew in Kandy after racial violence
Sri Lanka re-imposes curfew in Kandy after racial violence

A Sri Lanka Cricket spokesperson informed that the Nidahas Trophy will go ahead as planned despite a nation wide emergency. So then we can get the result what we want. At least 11 shops and homes were set on fire, said Keerthi Tennakoon, chief executive of the Sri Lanka-based Center for Human Rights and Research group.

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  • Tottenham striker Harry Kane: We know we're expected to defeat Juventus
Tottenham striker Harry Kane: We know we're expected to defeat Juventus

Massimiliano Allegri's side are expected to fly to London in the next 24 hours ahead of the second leg of the Champions League last-16 tie against Spurs on Wednesday night at Wembley. That's what the Champions League is like, opponents are risky even when you have the ball, so it will be crucial not to get carried away. We have a solid group of p...

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  • Bernardo Silva: 'Manchester City remain focused on Basel'
Bernardo Silva: 'Manchester City remain focused on Basel'

On the back of a flawless week, Manchester City go into what should be a comfortable second leg of their Champions League tie against Basel before playing Stoke followed by the worldwide break. "We've just won one title", he added. Twelve Champions League titles is a lot. Chris Smalling believes Manchester United's rivals must have fe...

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  • Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Not Ready To Quit
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Not Ready To Quit

According to The Times' Matt Hughes , Wenger wants to see out his deal as he still believes he is the ideal choice to lead the club forward-which he has communicated to his coaching staff. Manchester City followed up a 3-0 EFL Cup final victory over Arsenal at Wembley nine days ago with an emphatic Premier League triumph by the same scoreline...

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  • Rangers will be under 'huge pressure' in Old Firm derby - Brendan Rodgers
Rangers will be under 'huge pressure' in Old Firm derby - Brendan Rodgers

The Gers boss, who hopes his side can close to within three points of the champions when they clash in Ladbrokes Premiership action next weekend, said: "The sound that came out of the changing room when we were drawn against Celtic was vast".

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  • Liverpool top-scorer Mohamed Salah named PFA Player of Month
Liverpool top-scorer Mohamed Salah named PFA Player of Month

Salah and the Reds host Porto tomorrow night in the second-leg of their Champions League Round of 16 match with a five-goal advantage, before then travelling to Old Trafford on Saturday in their crunch clash against Manchester United, which could be the decisive factor in who finishes second.

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  • NFL Agents Say Texans Aren't Seeking Players Who Kneeled for Anthem
NFL Agents Say Texans Aren't Seeking Players Who Kneeled for Anthem

With the NFL's free agency period opening next week, the Chronicle's report could potentially damage the team's reputation even among players who did not stage protests but who sympathize with those who did. Texans players knelt and/or linked arms before their next game. In fact, Solomon passes along that there are "many who believe if McNair cou...

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  • Worth Watching Stock Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
Worth Watching Stock Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ: OPK ) up 5.97% to close at the price of $3.37. "(OPK) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.08 Per Share" was reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. Shares for $7.31M were sold by Erdoes Mary E . $2.72 million worth of eBay Inc. The insider now directly owns 188,527,456 shares worth $635,337,52...

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  • Brown's 28 lead No. 3 Baylor past TCU in Big 12 semifinalA
Brown's 28 lead No. 3 Baylor past TCU in Big 12 semifinalA

Baylor outrebounded TCU 49-19 and owned a 54-22 advantage on points in the paint. During the first ten minutes of the second half, the Wildcats were making big plays and shoving the Bears out of their way to make progress. Instead, Texas responded with a 9-0 run. On the next offensive possession, Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner to ...

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  • Australia wrap up first Test victory in South Africa
Australia wrap up first Test victory in South Africa

But anything above 300 was always going to be an imposing first-innings total as South Africa lost wickets with regularity, triggered by Lyon who took two wickets in his very first over, before Starc mopped up the tale in lightning-quick fashion.

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