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Mark Cuban Says LaVar Ball and Donald Trump Are 'So Much Alike'

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While the president did negotiate the release of three UCLA basketball players, he didn't receive the show of gratitude he thought he deserved. They admitted guilt and the charges have since been withdrawn by Chinese authorities. Jeff Flake after the president shot back at the Arizona Republican and called his political career "toast". Ball was on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon Monday. Read More »

Ex-Braves GM John Coppolella permanently banned; team loses prospects

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The headliner among the prospects who will now become free agents is Venezuelan shortstop Kevin Maitan , who signed for $4.25 million after being rated by Baseball America as the top player in the 2016 global class. In addition, a verbal agreement with 2019 prospect Robert Puason, a 14-year-old shortstop from the Dominican Republic, has been voided. All of this has resulted in the sport cracking down with the stiffest possible penalty, sending a strong message to any other teams thinking of ... Read More »

Broncos Paxton Lynch expected to start against Raiders

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Given the current direction of the team over the last month and a half, there's a chance they'll have a high draft pick and an opportunity to select another QB to take the reins of the franchise moving forward if they don't have confidence in Lynch. Read More »

Arsenal confirm backroom changes as Arsene Wenger discuses Borussia Dortmund arrival

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He has worked tremendously for Dortmund. Mislintat is nicknamed "Diamond Eye" in Germany. Mislintat is credited with having played a huge role in building the Dortmund team which reached the Champions League final in 2013. He will be charged with overseeing Arsenal's transfer targets in the upcoming January window and beyond as long as there are no late hitches to the deal. Read More »

Oklahoma disciplines Baker Mayfield for obscene gesture

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The Sooners are a legitimate College Football Playoff contender, in need of two wins in the final two weeks, first at home against West Virginia and then in the Big 12 title game, to give themselves that opportunity. It's not the example I want to set. Nevada Gaming Control requires Nevada sportsbooks to halt betting on the victor of the Heisman Trophy on November 19. Read More »

Former Cowboys WR Terry Glenn dies after crash in Irving

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A 12-year National Football League veteran who had stints with the New England Patriots , Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys , Glenn was a first-team All-American at Ohio State in 1995 and won the 1996 Biletnikoff Award as the country's top college receiver. Read More »

Jones facing marijuana charges

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He allegedly admitted to waking up three hours earlier and smoking marijuana after he ate breakfast. Online court records show that on November 15 Jones pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanor traffic charges for speeding, driving without a valid license and operating a vehicle with a controlled substance. Read More »

Snoop Dogg defends Marshawn Lynch and LaVar Ball: 'F**k Trump!'

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Mr Lynch's demonstration came during a game against the New England Patriots in Mexico City. Lynch, known to not speak to the media, will unlikely explain his actions. Donald Trump continues to add names to his list of pro-athletes who protest the national anthem for a cause bigger than the song's lyrics. On Nov. Read More »

White Sox spring training schedule announced

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Other postseason teams from 2017 making their spring debuts on February 23 include the Twins and Red Sox, who play each other in Fort Myers, Fla., the Cubs , who start things off in Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix against the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Indians, who play the Reds in their shared home park in Goodyear, Ariz. Read More »

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

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She finally took the chance to prove it beyond doubt when, a year after losing to Hingis, she lifted the 1998 Wimbledon crown, with practically everyone on Centre Court cheering her, by beating Frenchwoman Nathalie Tauziat in straight sets. Read More »

World Cup exit not a negative, insists Kiwis skipper Blair

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Defending champions Australia thumped Samoa 46-0 in Friday night's quarter-final in Townsville. No side scored more points than Fiji in the group stage and they thought they had taken a fifth-minute lead through Brayden Williame, only for replays to show the Catalans Dragons player had failed to ground the ball. Read More »

Chris Thompson suffers nasty right leg injury in Redskins-Saints

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The Saints had 535 yards of offense while the Redskins had 456 yards. First, he delivered a touchdown pass to Josh Hill to cut the deficit to eight with a little under three minutes to go. Kamara finished Sunday's game with eight carries for 42 yards along with six catches for 75 yards and a score. An action-packed first quarter started on a sour note for the Saints, who turned the ball over on a Brees interception at the Saints 47. Read More »

UCLA fires coach Jim Mora

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Offensive Coordinator Jedd Fisch will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the Bruins' season. It looked like Mora was ready to lead the Bruins back in the national title mix following a Pac-12 South title in 2012, his first season with the program. Read More »

Deadly Dimitrov marches towards dream Federer final

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Dimitrov, who had a 100 percent record in the group matches, asserted himself at the business end of the set and piled on the pressure when Goffin served at 5-6. Growing in confidence, the 26-year-old broke Federer's serve again at 1-1 in the third set as the Swiss, suddenly hesitant, struck a backhand out. Both players struggled to hold serve at the start of the contest in front of a feisty packed house and the error count was high from both men. Read More »

LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son

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LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump are no strangers when it comes to "going there", so it comes as no surprise whatsoever that Ball responded to the president getting his son out of trouble in China by saying: Trump who? ESPN reported that there was surveillance footage of Ball, Hill and Riley shoplifting from three stores inside a retail center near the team hotel in Hangzhou, China. Read More »

Lonzo Ball bails on his Lakers teammates during fight

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Ok, he had a dinner with Kobe last night, so I expect from him to average more than 18 points per game this season. "We understand that those were two games that we definitely should have won", Ulis said. Then came an even poorer effort against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday when Ball scored two points on 1-of-9 shooting and didn't play in the fourth quarter for the second straight game. Read More »

MI football QB Brandon Peters carted off field with injury

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After a Wisconsin drive that started on their own three, a punt was again the result. That surge seemed to loosen up some space for star freshman Jonathan Taylor , who managed to reach 132 rushing yards despite an ineffective start. Going into Saturday, O'Korn had played in six games this year, throwing for 742 yards, one touchdown and five interceptions while completing 55.2 percent of his passes and posting a passer rating of 103.1. Read More »

Silva coy on Everton rumours

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Silva has overseen 11 league matches for Watford since joining from Hull in the summer. "This is the moment for the owners to talk to each other about the situation. I do my job normally, and have since I've come here. The Hornets face West Ham in their first match since the appointment of former Everton manager David Moyes, and take on the Hammers on the back of three consecutive defeats leading up to the worldwide break. Read More »

Nottingham motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after crash at Macau GP

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Eyewitnesses said he suffered mortal injuries after losing his helmet. The race was red-flagged immediately and was not restarted. Hegarty was pronounced dead in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. The last fatality at the Macau Grand Prix was in 2012 when Portuguese rider Luis Carreira died during qualifying. Irwin said: "I appreciate all the congratulations, but the result is irrelevant, and all our thoughts are with Dan's team and family at this very sad time". Read More »

West Brom good enough to shock Chelsea - Tony Pulis

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The manager also defended his record, pointing out that he had guided West Brom to a 10th-place finish last season. Pressure is increasing on the owners to sack manager Tony Pulis , with his popularity amongst fans sliding rapidly after a poor start to the season. Read More »

Danica Patrick confirms Indy 500 return in 2018

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Despite never winning a race in her Monster Energy Cup Series career, Patrick achieved multiple milestones to cement her place in the sport's history. She has not yet announced which team she will drive for, but did say that she does not anticipate a return to NASCAR . She is being replaced after Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway by Aric Almirola . Read More »

The Bernstein Brief: Jerry Jones-vs.-NFL Just Got More Interesting

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According to Clarence E. Hill Jr. and Drew Davison of the Star-Telegram, " Jones has an issue with the contract extension and the power of the commissioner". In May, Jones voted in favor of extending Goodell's contract. The money quote is up high, as it should be, with Jones telling Goodell after learning of the Ezekiel Elliott suspension, "I'm gonna come after you with everything I have", then threatening the commissioner further with a slur and a reference to Patriots owner Bob Kraft. Read More »

Bancroft, Paine earn Ashes call-ups

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It also marked England's first century since arriving in Australia nearly three weeks ago, answering the call from coaches for someone to go on with a big score. Ex-Australia spinner Stuart MacGill slammed the Australian selectors, calling them "morons masquerading as mentors". "Times (sic) up gents", he tweeted. Read More »