• LeBron James vows return to playoffs after disappointing season
LeBron James vows return to playoffs after disappointing season

Before James returned to action, sophomore point guard Lonzo Ball suffered an ankle injury on January 19 with an expected recovery timeline of 4-6 weeks - which was extended after team doctors discovered a bone bruise. Last summer, Ball stayed off an injured knee to let it heal, only to have to undergo surgery later to fix a torn meniscus, preven...

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  • Odell Beckham trade: Reaction from NY
Odell Beckham trade: Reaction from NY

There obviously is plenty to be excited about in Cleveland, but pinning Super Bowl expectations on a Browns team that has a ton of new pieces, including a first-year head coach, might slightly be unfair right out of the gate. The Browns found that and much more in Beckham, a home-run hitting target with a penchant for screen-melting highlights. T...

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  • Khawaja ton guides Australia to 272-9 in deciding ODI
Khawaja ton guides Australia to 272-9 in deciding ODI

It was Australia's first ODI series win in India since 2009, when a Ricky Ponting-led side won a seven-match series 4-2, and follows humbling home Test and ODI series defeats against the same opposition. From 132 for six at one stage, Kedar Jadhav (44) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (46) put on 91 runs for the seventh wicket but it wasn't enough to sa...

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  • Packers To Sign Safety Adrian Amos
Packers To Sign Safety Adrian Amos

Mosley (Jets) and longtime edge pillar Terrell Suggs . Add in Smith (6-4, 272 pounds), and the Packers officially have a bonafide quarterback hunter. After moving veteran cornerback Tramon Williams to free safety last season due to trading away Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Amos is a definite upgrade. There is at least one prominent onetime PSU star stay...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo confident Juventus will overturn Atletico's advantage
Cristiano Ronaldo confident Juventus will overturn Atletico's advantage

The 34-year-old's stunning overhead kick for Real in the quarter-finals in Turin last April had dumped Juventus out of the tournament once again. Atletico Madrid are expected to cruise through to the last eight of the champions league tonight as they take on Juventus in Turin , holding a two-goal advantage from the first leg after an i...

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  • David Beckham pranked by James Corden with fake LA Galaxy statue
David Beckham pranked by James Corden with fake LA Galaxy statue

Thankfully for him, the disastrous statue was actually part of an elaborate prank by friend James Corden on The Late Late Show . Soccer superstar David Beckham couldn't believe his eyes. I honestly look like Stretch Armstrong!" Corden said the prank, which took place before the genuine statue was unveiled to the public earlier this month...

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  • Over to you Liverpool - Premier League clubs could match Champions League record
Over to you Liverpool - Premier League clubs could match Champions League record

All three of these clubs have shown in recent years that they can survive a season or two outside Uefa's top competition but for each of them clubs there are also clear and obvious immediate consequences of missing out. While this means good news for Solskjaer and his support staff, the decision to make him the permanent manager could spell the end...

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  • LB Anthony Barr backs out on Jets deal, will stay with Vikings
LB Anthony Barr backs out on Jets deal, will stay with Vikings

The Vikings , who had about $7 million of cap room when they agreed to a deal with Barr, need to come up with more money to re-sign him. Barr's contract with the Jets was set to pay him around $15 million per year, but it was not enough to keep the UCLA product from leaving the team that drafted him.

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  • OBJ trade has Browns fans thinking Super Bowl — Twitter Reaction
OBJ trade has Browns fans thinking Super Bowl — Twitter Reaction

The biggest victor from the Odell Beckham jr. trade besides long-suffering Browns fans, is quarterback Baker Mayfield , who now gets to throw passes to one of the NFL's best receivers. Why would Gettleman give up on a player with Beckham's talent, especially after. The Giants now own the sixth and 17th overall picks in the first round and ...

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  • Durant suffers ankle contusion in loss to Suns
Durant suffers ankle contusion in loss to Suns

Golden State leads the league in scoring this season, averaging 118.3 points per game. He torched the Warriors for 37 points (on 13-for-23 shooting) and 11 rebounds in the Suns' win. "We've been playing a lot of basketball for five years now, so you're not going to be flawless for 82 games - we've had too many missteps - but at the end of the day, ...

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  • Michigan Basketball: Five Wolverines Earn Big Ten Honors
Michigan Basketball: Five Wolverines Earn Big Ten Honors

Fernando, who is averaging 14 points per game, finished the regular season tied for first in the Big Ten with Purdue center Matt Haarms in field goal percentage (.624), second in rebounding (10.5 per game) behind Minnesota forward Jordan Murphy and tied for third in blocks (1.9 a game).

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  • Zinedine Zidane Reappointed As Real Madrid Manager Until 2022
Zinedine Zidane Reappointed As Real Madrid Manager Until 2022

After his first appointment as coach in January 2016, he oversaw one of Real Madrid's most glorious eras, in which it won three UEFA Champions Leagues , two FIFA Club World Cups, two UEFA Supercups, one La Liga title and one Spanish Super Cup in two-and-a-half seasons.

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  • Eagles, Bucs Reportedly Agree To DeSean Jackson Trade
Eagles, Bucs Reportedly Agree To DeSean Jackson Trade

The only problem is, Tampa has not released him or traded him. The NFL's legal tampering period began on Monday and the Eagles aren't waiting until free agency officially begins Wednesday to make moves. It looks like DeSean Jackson's time in Tampa Bay is over. His first two seasons have seen his characteristic flashes and dashes of brilliance...

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  • Guardiola hopes 'incredible' Manchester City can maintain form through gruelling run
Guardiola hopes 'incredible' Manchester City can maintain form through gruelling run

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling scores their second goal during their Premier League match with Watford at Etihad Stadium in Manchester March 9, 2019. While the Reds still have a game in hand over the champions, the pressure is gradually being ramped up with every passing game. "He didn't help us a lot defensively in the first half and h...

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  • We were complacent against United, says PSG's Kimpembe
We were complacent against United, says PSG's Kimpembe

Pundits and supporters alike have called for Solskjaer to be given the permanent job at United, and a second successive win over rivals Arsenal could be the finishing touch needed to get the call. "He can make mistakes, like we can". Pundits are unanimous that Arsenal have an uphill task on their feet, after The Gunners crumbled against t...

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  • Martellus Bennett could end retirement to join brother on Patriots
Martellus Bennett could end retirement to join brother on Patriots

Even without the raise, Bennett was expected to count $7.2 million towards the cap in 2019. Bennett has two years left on his contract. "I'm not willing to take a pay cut; I actually want a pay raise", Bennett, then still a member of the Eagles , said during an appearance on The NFL Network on Friday morning.

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  • Alex Telles' extra-time penalty sends Porto into Champions League last eight
Alex Telles' extra-time penalty sends Porto into Champions League last eight

Club president Jim Pallotta said: "On behalf of myself and everyone at AS Roma , I'd like to thank Eusebio for his work and his commitment". Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. "We've got to accept it, even if the way it happened is awful to take", said De Rossi. The second legs of the Champions League round of 16...

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  • Why isn't Tiger Woods playing in the Arnold Palmer Invitational?
Why isn't Tiger Woods playing in the Arnold Palmer Invitational?

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods withdrew from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational on Monday, March 4 after failing to shake off a neck strain. Tiger Woods announced he will not participate in the Arnold Palmer Invitational this week, and the announcement has left betting companies wondering how serious the injury is.

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  • LeBron 'not sitting' games as Lakers hopes fade
LeBron 'not sitting' games as Lakers hopes fade

Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points, Lou Williams added 21 and the Clippers dealt another blow to the Lakers' fading play-off hopes with a 113-105 victory. Ingram, who missed eight games in December (ankle) and four in October (suspension) before finding a terrific offensive groove after the All-Star break , came out of the weekend losses again...

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  • After landmark 100th title, Federer promises to play in Dubai next year
After landmark 100th title, Federer promises to play in Dubai next year

It's great to win my eighth here in Dubai and in combination with my 100th singles title", Federer said, conceding Jimmy Connors' world-record 109 mark isn't on his agenda. This number proves why this was a very exciting week for me. "We'll see how much more I have left in the tank, but reaching 100 is a dream and tonight was a very special eveni...

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