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by | September 24, 2018 | 18:57

And former National Football League star-turned-sports-analyst Cris Carter has revealed why he thinks Butler doesn't want to join the Lakers. Still, if draft picks are involved some package of the above players could move the needle for the Timberwolves if they are sure Butler won't sign an extension to remain.

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:32

Gronk wasn't having it though: when he found out about the deal, he threatened to retire and "even declined to return the Lions' calls" per Schefter . According to ESPN, the Patriots were close to trading Rob Gronkowski to the Lions in April during the week of the 2018 NFL Draft. After the Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia, he admitted that he was contemplating retirement.

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:30

If you participate in National Football League knockout pools, then there's a good chance at least 80 percent of the pool was eliminated after the Buffalo Bills absolutely shocked the Minnesota Vikings 27-6. We can stop that talk for now. "And he was like, 'No, I'm coming back in the second half.' His agent was probably like, 'Why?' And he came back and led them on two different touchdown drives".

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:26

Up next for the Blues is a double-header against Premier League leaders Liverpool , first in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday before a league fixture next Saturday. Rice has been engulfed in a media storm since his decision to decline a call-up for the Republic of Ireland's latest round of fixtures, telling manager Martin O'Neill that he needed more time to consider his worldwide future.

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:16

One year ago, Woods was still waiting for his lower back to fuse and wasn't sure he could ever play again. Meanwhile, Justin Rose claimed the FedEx Cup despite finishing shared fourth in Atlanta. Woods has never lost a three-shot lead or more in 23 attempts. In past years, McIlroy normally appeared at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in May, although he did skip the European Tour's flagship event in both 2016 and 2017.

by | September 23, 2018 | 05:54

If a player outside of the top five wins at East Lake, the FedEx Cup champion will be determined by a points formula. One huge surprise the model is calling for in its 2018 Tour Championship picks: Woods, the only player to win the FedEx Cup a couple of times, makes a strong run but falls just short of winning the title.

by | September 23, 2018 | 05:40

The never-ending drama that is the National Basketball Association offseason continued on Wednesday when The Athletic reported that All-Star guard Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves . The latter came with the No. 7 pick the Bulls acquired in the Butler trade - and maybe Markkanen was doing a little trolling on Twitter because of the recent news.

by | September 23, 2018 | 03:48

Ronaldo's case will be heard by UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 28 September. The red card incurs a 1-game suspension for the 33-year-old, but he could be banned for an additional 1 or 2 matches, if his behavior is seen to be overly aggressive.

by | September 22, 2018 | 03:01

Mayfield's debut caught the eye of several of the world's biggest sporting stars, including former Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James. The Cleveland Browns did what was once unthinkable. Meanwhile, Cavaliers player J.R. Smith was shirtless in the stands celebrating with fellow Cleveland fans. "He showed the world that tonight!" After that was accomplished, Smith lived up to his word to celebrate the 21-17 win, the first for the beleaguered franchise since December 24, 2016.

by | September 22, 2018 | 02:33

The match was played at Anfield in in front of a sold out venue. Thomas Meunier then clawed one back for PSG close to half-time before Kylian Mbappe equalised in the 83rd minute - but Firmino struck on 92 minutes to make it six wins out of six for Liverpool this season.

by | September 22, 2018 | 02:23

Liverpool have won all six games this season to make a flawless start and look a dominant force even without their talisman on top of his game. Southampton head to Anfield sitting 13th in the division after drawing 2-2 with Brighton on Monday night which saw the south coast club concede a stoppage time penalty having been 2-0 up so Mark Hughes will be desperate to make up for that result tomorrow.

by | September 22, 2018 | 02:22

But it's not about me, the game is about Wolves . Football is a little bit like this. A resurgent Luke Shaw , returning from the head injury he picked up on global week, continued his excellent start to the season at left-back, while debutant Diogo Dalot impressed on the opposite side of the United defence.

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:36

But Torreira impressed Keown in a 4-2 win over Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League . Prior to the injury, the Uruguay global had impressed with his industrious play during the 4-2 win on Thursday night. But we want to be competitive for 90 minutes and I think the last 20 minutes we conceded chances and we need to improve. Arsenal boss Unai Emery is unsure whether Lucas Torreira will be fit enough to feature against Everton this weekend.

by | September 21, 2018 | 03:36

With all of the talent that he has, the Browns have held on to Gordon despite him serving multiple suspensions. As Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal revealed, Gordon posted a photo of Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier in a Drew Bledsoe jersey shortly after the news.

by | September 21, 2018 | 03:06

The Liverpool manager said: "The cool development of this club is that when you hear Liverpool are playing PSG you don't think we have no chance any more". "I was thinking about that today". They have garnered maximum points from 5 games they have played so far in the league. Obviously, he must be docked for the two goals that he was a part of even though there was not much he could do about them.

by | September 21, 2018 | 02:44

Thibodeau is famously, and relentlessly, competitive, and it is hard to envision him being willing to part with a player who embodies everything he values in a player and whom he traded Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and the No. Butler has two years remaining on his contract but has the option to opt-out after this coming season and that's exactly what he would do. Other expiring deals the Nets could potentially offer to the Timberwolves , who are negotiating with All-Star center Karl-Anthony ...

by | September 20, 2018 | 01:34

On a Juventus corner, Gianmarco Ferrari attempted to head the ball down for his goalkeeper to collect but the ball came off the post and fell to Ronaldo who scored from a yard or two out. The two players had clashed throughout the game, and Costa was given his marching orders when things escalated. Valencia will have their work cut out for them especially when they see Ronaldo coming in for a goal.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:26

Goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino proved enough to give Liverpool the points despite Erik Lamela's injury-time effort for Spurs, who had a late penalty shout waved away. "And we concede again in set pieces". "It was a great performance from Daniel", said Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp after their opening Group C game.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:14

Competition favourites Barcelona have kicked off their Champions League campaign in emphatic style by seeing off PSV 4-0 at Camp Nou, courtesy of a Lionel Messi hat-trick. "I don't think PSV are one of the softest opponents; I think they're a good team that attacks well, plays together and has players that can unbalance you", he said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:18

He had a 17-yard touchdown catch against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their Week 1 tie, but an injured hamstring kept him out of action in Week 2 as the Browns suffered a 21-18 loss in New Orleans. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. While a home run hitter like Gordon or Jackson is prone to down games depending on a variety of factors, including how well they're defended, the effectiveness of the run game, weather, etc., they are are the types of players ...

by | September 18, 2018 | 01:05

Despite Chelsea's fluency in attack, Sarri is aware the Stamford Bridge team must improve their defending. Eden Hazard has hailed Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud as the world's best target man. "When he gets the ball he can hold the ball and we can go in deep with him, so for us it's a pleasure to play with him". The France global, who became a World Cup victor this summer, provided two assists and was heavily involved in the team's build-up play throughout as the Blues secured their ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 02:11

Gordon was ruled out with a hamstring injury and did not travel with the team. It appears Cleveland has no intention of trading the 27-year-old wideout within the AFC, so those landing spots both still are on the board. "Huge s/o to the city of Cleveland, this place will always feel like home to me", Gordon wrote. He also wrote: "P.S". Gordon caught the game-tying touchdown for the Browns in last week's game against the Steelers.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:22

Los Angeles Galaxy suffered another Major League Soccer (MLS ) defeat, this time losing 5-3 to Toronto FC , but it was Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's astonishing goal that grabbed the headlines. That goal seemed to inspire the Galaxy as they completed a remarkable turn around to pull level at 3-3 midway through the second half, although Toronto regained the lead.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:17

Saul " Canelo " Alvarez won the WBA and WBC middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a majority decision in a brutal showdown. Those sessions were very close and simply based on what you like, with the CompuBox stats making interesting reading. "Canelo came forward and brought the fight".

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:41

Sarri went on to say whilst he is certainly hoping to be proven wrong, he thinks the likelihood of his side closing the gap on City is highly unlikely and that his aim is simply to improve his side, rather than chase the title. "We need to improve and we are able to improve I think, very quick". Moses has made just one substitute appearance for Chelsea in the League this season; playing just nine minutes from the over 450 minutes why the Blues.

by | September 15, 2018 | 03:25

Shares of Nike reached an all-time high Friday afternoon, rebounding from a recent dip spurred by concerns about consumer boycott after the athletic apparel maker signed a high-profile deal with former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick .

by | September 15, 2018 | 02:15

Then I watched the footage, and he didn't say at all what was written. A lack of consistency and tendency to resort to apparent showboating has frustrated some United fans, but Doucoure says his former France youth global team-mate has always played that way, and it is what has enabled him to get to the top of the game.

by | September 14, 2018 | 05:12

It will include one goalkeeper , four defenders , three midfielders and three attackers who were the best at their position in 2017-18. Real Madrid dominate the list with 11 of their current squad featured after last season's historic Champions League victory.

by | September 14, 2018 | 05:14

In what must surely be a first, Weah was deployed in the unlikely role of player/president (surely a footballing first) against the Super Eagles in Monrovia. The country had arranged the friendly to retire their number 14 jersey which the former footballer had worn at his peak, BBC reports. Nigeria took a 2-0 lead through Henry Onyekuru and Simon Nwankwo before a late penalty from Kpah Sherman proved to be a mere consolation for Liberia.

by | September 14, 2018 | 04:11

The Seattle Storm claimed their third WNBA title on Wednesday night, defeating the Washington Mystics , 98-82, to complete a three-game sweep in the best-of-five series. "But this is a very special moment that I'm a part of this special group, and I think I'm just realizing how special they really were". "It's each one of them, to a player, starting with Sue Bird , but every single player is why we're here", Valavanis told Rowe.

by | September 14, 2018 | 03:43

Hurricane Florence will be one of the biggest storms to make landfall along the United States eastern seaboard in decades. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is foreboding in his assessment Hurricane Florence . "Residents in the path of these devastating storms should comply with all evacuation orders and other emergency instructions". He adds, "Businesses in Myrtle Beach are to have operations ceased and secured by 5 this afternoon".

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:16

Nonetheless, Djokovic, who thrives in such situations, showed his class yet again dismantling del Potro, who had been in fine form over the last two weeks in NY. It was a magnificent night of tennis from both players, where Djokovic's athleticism, court coverage and tennis brains came out triumphant against Del Potro's big serve and forehand.

by | September 11, 2018 | 01:43

The foul appeared to be given for an infringement on De Gea, though Welbeck gave Sergio Busquets a slight shove before challenging the goalkeeper. Rodrigo Moreno then took advantage of poor marking at a free-kick to score the victor from close range after 32 minutes.

by | September 11, 2018 | 00:35

The 23-time Grand Slam victor had to undergo another operation shortly afterwards for a large hematoma in her abdomen. "You are the liar", she fumed and Ramos handed her a game penalty that put Osaka one game from victory at 5-3 in the second set.

by | September 10, 2018 | 03:17

Many Manchester United fans are growing exhausted of Pogba's histrionics and Dybala may be seen as an ideal addition to the Red Devils squad. After winning the World Cup with France, United fans were hopeful that they would get to see the complete Paul Pogba , but even by his own admission, he has not performed as he should so far this season.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:19

Marcus Rashford gave England the flawless start with an 11th-minute strike from Luke Shaw's pass but Spain responded with an nearly instant equaliser thanks to Saul Niguez's low finish. The turnaround was complete for Spain on 31 minutes as Rodrigo turned home Thiago Alacantara's in-swinging free-kick at the near post. After England confirmed Shaw was "awake and alert", Ramos wrote on his social media page: "Get well soon Luke Shaw ".

by | September 10, 2018 | 00:25

Kaepernick has been without a club since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March of a year ago. "See what it is absolutely like to sacrifice everything for something that you believe in". Kaepernick has described his behavior as a protest against racial injustice in the United States, particularly involving law enforcement, not a protest against the anthem.

by | September 08, 2018 | 04:15

Williams was on track to meet defending champion Sloane Stephens in the semi-finals but her third-seeded countrywoman was dumped out of the tournament via a 6-2, 6-3 loss to 19th seed Anastasija Sevastova . A piercing backhand off Pliskova's serve set up advantage point for point for Williams but the Czech produced a cracking serve to level it back at deuce.

by | September 08, 2018 | 02:57

Woods' lowest opening round since 1999 would have been bettered by McIlroy had the Northern Irishman not bogeyed two of his last three holes. In comparison, Woods had four birdies and an eagle at the turn during Thursday's theatrics. He also skipped the Pro-Am due to the heatwave conditions. McIlroy had been a shot clear of Woods at nine-under par after 15 holes when Woods headed for the clubhouse.

by | September 08, 2018 | 02:36

Still, some attendees posted accounts of the visit on social media , including video of Kaepernick speaking to a crowd Thursday several hours before the ad aired. Trump said he did not understand why the NFL was not enforcing its rule that athletes must stand for the national anthem, and he criticized the proposed compromise to allow NFL athletes to stay in the locker room during the anthem.