• Race for Champions League goes to final-day showdown Video
Race for Champions League goes to final-day showdown Video

And the France global notably struggled to adapt to the pace and intensity of the English top-flight, despite being one of the standout performers for his former side in a title-winning campaign and a UEFA Champions League semi-final run last season.

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  • Palmer, Copeland not selected for NBA Draft Combine
Palmer, Copeland not selected for NBA Draft Combine

Nebraska men's basketball standouts James Palmer and Isaac Copeland were not on the NBA Draft Combine list sent to the league's 30 teams Friday. And you know what that means. Sports, and there are several former Big 12 stars on the list. The 6-foot-9, 240-pound forward from MI played in 33 games, all starts, for the Bulldogs last season.

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  • Disney, UFC Ink Deal To Stream Live Fights on ESPN+
Disney, UFC Ink Deal To Stream Live Fights on ESPN+

The UFC has reached a deal for their TV rights, and it's a big one. Terms were not disclosed, but sources pegged the deal at $150 million a year for five years - which is in the same range as the UFC's annual take from its current broadcast deal at Fox .

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  • Draymond Green responds to death wish he received on Twitter
Draymond Green responds to death wish he received on Twitter

According to statistics gathered by The Athletic's Anthony Slater , the starters (AKA The Death Lineup) had an offensive rating of 130.1, a defensive rating of 66.5, a net rating of +63.6, and a plus-minus of +26 in 18 minutes together in Game 4.

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  • Zidane: The CL final will not be Mohamed Salah against Cristiano Ronaldo
Zidane: The CL final will not be Mohamed Salah against Cristiano Ronaldo

He will have a scan on Monday. Zidane also said on Tuesday that Mohamed Salah deserves great credit for Liverpool's surprise run in Europe but insisted the match in Kiev will not be a contest of the Egyptian against Ronaldo. "It was a very intense Clasico and we all want to win, in a game of this kind there is always tension". But he is exp...

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  • Lightning Eastern Conference finals tickets go on sale Monday
Lightning Eastern Conference finals tickets go on sale Monday

He has a.951 save percentage through 10 starts in the first two rounds of the playoffs. Sunday's game also proved to be a demonstration of everything the Lightning did to defeat the Boston Bruins . The Lightning improved to 5-1 in Game 5s when holding a 3-1 series lead. What went wrong for Boston, and conversely what went right for Tampa Bay...

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  • Paine confirmed as Australia captain against England
Paine confirmed as Australia captain against England

Lynn was a notable omission as Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday named squads for the first one-day worldwide (ODI) and Twenty20 assignments under new coach Justin Langer. Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc were not considered for selection as the duo is still recovering from leg and back injuries respectively which they sustained on the disastrous Tes...

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  • New York Knicks tap David Fizdale as new head coach
New York Knicks tap David Fizdale as new head coach

Ironically if the Knicks were to create enough cap space to sign James, or another big free agent, it would nearly surely require Kanter declining his $18.6 million player option for next season. "I'll see you July 1, brother". Yes, he could, provided the team made some moves to clear enough space for a max contract. Even if Enes Kanter and Kyl...

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  • Why Stephen A. Smith Believes 'Rough Rider' Celtics Can Beat LeBron James
Why Stephen A. Smith Believes 'Rough Rider' Celtics Can Beat LeBron James

With two buzzer-beaters in the Playoffs, James has pulled the Cavs out of some tricky situations against the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors . Valanciunas would end up with 18 points while Miles and DeMar DeRozan each finished with 13 points.

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  • Authorities believe exploding vape pen led to man's death
Authorities believe exploding vape pen led to man's death

Family of the man who died when his vape pen exploded Saturday called his death a freak accident. on Monday. St. Petersburg firefighters said they found Tallmadge D'Elia, 38, dead inside a second-floor bedroom in his house on 19th Avenue Northeast in St.

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  • Predators facing elimination tonight in Game Six
Predators facing elimination tonight in Game Six

Two things can be true here: The Predators can absolutely clean things up in front of their goalie and not play a game that has structural breakdowns that give the Jets opportunities to get their offense rolling. Stastny also missed from a tight angle off the boards on the follow up on Rinne. John Carlson tied it up on the power play with 1:38 left...

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  • Kanu Nwankwo, His Wife, Amara At Arsenal Stadium For Wenger's Farewell Match
Kanu Nwankwo, His Wife, Amara At Arsenal Stadium For Wenger's Farewell Match

Juventus have all but won the title and Allegri may look for a challenge overseas after nearly securing his fourth consecutive title in the home of the Italian Champions. The failure to win the title since 2004 has proved costly for Wenger and the Frenchman was presented on the Emirates Stadium pitch with a miniature gold version of the trophy to c...

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  • Kobe Bryant: Must Stop LeBron James from Going Left
Kobe Bryant: Must Stop LeBron James from Going Left

Bryant's will and determination has been compared to one Michael Jordan whenever he stepped on the court, but how would the Black Mamba stop a freight train in LeBron right now? After averaging 27.5 points, 9.1 assists and 8.6 rebounds per game in the regular campaign, James has put up 34.8 points, 8.8 dimes and 9.9 boards in the playoffs.

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  • India decline to play Day-Night Test in Adelaide
India decline to play Day-Night Test in Adelaide

India is one of only two current Test-playing nations to avoid playing pink ball cricket at the global level, with Bangladesh being the other. They insisted on having a pink-ball (Day/Night) Test during the tour. India's Virat Kohli in action on day four of the first Test. "The last time India played a Test at Adelaide Oval, in 2014, 113,009 fans...

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  • LeBroom: James, Cavs sweep Raptors to make conference finals
LeBroom: James, Cavs sweep Raptors to make conference finals

After a slow start to the postseason, Kevin Love has begun to adjust, averaging almost 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Cavaliers-Raptors series. Kyle Lowry led the way for Toronto's ferocious comeback as his All-Star teammate watched from the sidelines.

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  • Butland blames 'farcical' signings for Stoke's relegation
Butland blames 'farcical' signings for Stoke's relegation

It's not because they were playing at the top of their game, because if they were they'd be here. "People will lose their jobs and we're the ones to blame for that". Lambert has suggested since the defeat by Palace that he would like to be given the opportunity to continue as manager and have the chance tolead Stoke back into the Premier League - s...

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  • Vincent Kompany's still got the appetite for glory after title hat-trick
Vincent Kompany's still got the appetite for glory after title hat-trick

City have a crop of other capable players in the role, including Aymeric Laporte, 23, John Stones, 23, and Nicolas Otamendi, 30, who has enjoyed his best season to date at City en route to the Premier League title. He added: "Last season we developed a similar game, we played really well". This was just the 25th of his nine-year management career. ...

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  • Iniesta's move to China in doubt
Iniesta's move to China in doubt

According to SPORT , the Spanish magician, who will leave Barcelona at the end of the season, is considering a switch to Australia. CSL side Chongqing Lifan, thought to be the frontrunners for his signature, issued a statement indicating that Iniesta "will not join us as a player".

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  • CJ Anderson Goes From The Mile High City To The Queen City
CJ Anderson Goes From The Mile High City To The Queen City

Carolina Panthers fans are ready to see a high-flying offense led by Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey, and the pieces are coming together around them. Anderson rushed for a career-high 1,007 yards in 2017, when he started all 16 games for the Broncos. The two hold different running styles with McCaffrey being the quicker speed between them whi...

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  • Saints release Coby Fleener
Saints release Coby Fleener

Despite the release, $3.4 million of Fleener's contract was guaranteed as of February 7, according to Pro Football Talk . Jesse James and Vance McDonald combined for 57 regular season receptions past year as Pittsburgh's top two tight ends, and no notable additions have been made at the position this offseason.

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  • It's National Nurses Week 2018
It's National Nurses Week 2018

Brandi attributes her success to the support of her family, her experiences, mentors, and the great nurses and doctors she has met along the way. As our region's health care system, large-scale employer and community institution, we approach our responsibility to each of our patients, residents and children with tremendous gravity and appreciatio...

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  • Pistons Agree To Part Ways With Head Coach Stan Van Gundy
Pistons Agree To Part Ways With Head Coach Stan Van Gundy

Detroit missed the playoffs the final five seasons of Joe Dumars' tenure as team president, and Gores - who took over as owner in 2011 - eventually brought Van Gundy in. The Pistons started 14-6 this season, raising hopes, and recorded impressive road victories in Golden State, Minnesota, Oklahoma City and Boston. Van Gundy, 58, has coached for ...

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  • Lightning rally to eliminate Bruins from National Hockey League playoffs
Lightning rally to eliminate Bruins from National Hockey League playoffs

On the heels of his licking antics, everyone was ready to pile on . The Bruins fell to 0-24 when trailing 3-1 in a series . Playing on a line with Penguins captain Crosby will help one's point total, but Guentzel is really playing out of his mind lately.

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  • Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson Grouped Together at Players Championship
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson Grouped Together at Players Championship

The 14-time major champion has played at least one round with Mickelson in 22 different stroke play events during their lengthy careers, most recently during the first two days of the 2014 PGA Championship, although featured in a practice round together ahead of the Masters .

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  • Celtics beat 76ers in overtime
Celtics beat 76ers in overtime

And that's as good place to start as any as we link events from Saturday's 101-98 victory to their regular-season antecedents, like so much red string on a TV detective's corkboard. "We know what we've got to do", Embiid added. "So we'll take it like that". "The confetti was a little amusing", said Marcus Morris . I can't think about it too much...

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