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Rockets, RFA Capela agree to $90M deal

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Capela was selected 25th overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2014 NBA Draft and was runner-up for the NBA's Most Improved Player award this season. The Rockets were 42-3 during the regular season when Capela, Harden and Chris Paul were on the floor together. Capela, 24, was a key piece of the Rockets' machine in his fourth season, and he led the National Basketball Association in field goal percentage. Read More »

Frank Bruno Sums Up The Whyte vs Parker Fight Perfectly

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Parker was gracious in defeat. I've got 12 rounds to fight, I gave it my best and the better man won. "It's been an unbelievable journey so far, and it's just the beginning". So, on that round (Round 8) something in my mind just said 'You know what? Chisora remarkably got the win he desperately required after three losses in his last six bouts - including against Whyte. Read More »

Hamilton revels in Hockenheim win "I manifested my dream"

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Lewis Hamilton's former rival Nico Rosberg has poured further salt on Sebastian Vettel's wounds by claiming the Ferrari driver is battling the "darkest moment" of his career. The Briton persisted, but by lap 43 his tyres were shot and Mercedes had no choice but to pit him for new ultrasoft tyres. The flashpoint arrived with just 15 laps remaining. Read More »

Magic in mind in LeBron James' move to the LA Lakers

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Vincent-St. Several pictures from I Promise the school built by LeBron James in Akron , Ohio have surfaced and the only word that comes to mind is "incredible". The addition of James has the potential to put the Lakers back to relevancy in the league after a five-year playoff hiatus. Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson has spoken in great detail about the nighttime meeting with James that led to his signing, but James had not. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton - Sebastian Vettel would have caught me in clear air

Bottas, who lost part of his front wing, finished fifth after a late collision with Daniel Ricciardo , who then overtook the Finn on the final lap in his second shot at the wounded Mercedes vehicle. "Nice to finish on a high", were the Honey Badger's first words when all was said and done. Bottas, who finished fifth after a late pit stop following two collisions while running on severely worn old tyres, was upset when Wolff's comments were put to him. Read More »

What Did Kevin Durant Say About C.J. McCollum on Twitter?

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And to officially end the conflict, Durant said this : "This is not East coast, West coast beef". Kevin Durant did little on Thursday to diminish his reputation for being a high-antennaed worrywart on social media. "CJ and I will go have some wine with him in NY when he gets back from China - and take a picture if y'all really don't believe me". McCollum: "I needed to know what was going on, I wanted to know why..." "It's just because I do it". Read More »

Luiz lauds 'fantastic' Chelsea signing Jorginho

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Chelsea have opened talks with Inter Milan over a summer move for midfielder Matias Vecino, reports say. "He's a fantastic player, I'm so happy to play with him", said Luiz. But it also depends on us. Sarri will be hoping that a productive pre-season and a good start to the season will help the striker rediscover the confidence he needs to be composed in front of goal. Read More »

Yoshinori Muto close to Newcastle move

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The 27-year-old's injury is a major blow to Newcastle given their relative lack of squad depth, although they did complete the signing of defender Fabian Schar from Deportivo La Coruna this week. "The deal is done with Fulham and [Mitrovic] has an agreement", Benitez added last night. "It's something we were expecting and it's now a case of looking to see if we can bring someone else to replace him". Read More »

McManaman: Real Madrid need Bale to take more prominent role

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No sooner had Maurizio Sarri taken the Chelsea job than he was facing an uphill struggle to hold onto a number of key players. Hazard also alluded towards a "preferred destination", which is widely believed to be Real Madrid . In recent weeks though, it's been Hazard who has reportedly become their top target . AS reports Lopetegui is ready to shape his team around Isco ahead of the new campaign. Read More »

Britain's Thomas wins maiden Tour de France

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Thomas was a support rider during Froome's title rides but he became Sky's undisputed leader when Froome cracked in the grueling 17th stage through the Pyrenees. "If people don't agree with you, just shut it out and get on with it". "I'm pretty exhausted. The whole team was incredible, the staff as well". This is something I will always remember and always cherish. Read More »

International Champions Cup: Bayern Munich vs Manchester City - Lineups, Preview & Prediction

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Mane stepped up to send Joe Hart the wrong way and give Klopp's team the win. "If you have any problems or when you are feeling a little bit down, then look at that". "It's incredible what we have done", he said. "'But when you work with him, you don't just come to see him as a coach". Asked if City would be the last club in his career, Silva said: "Right now I'm only concentrating on this year and trying to improve on last season". Read More »

Yesterday's Tour de France Crashes

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Thomas now commands a lead of two minutes and 30 seconds over Froome, the 2017 Tour de France victor, with only four stages to go. A short 65km stage from Bagneres-du-Luchon to the summit of the Col du Portet was created to be explosive from the start, but despite the best efforts of an innovative F1-style grid start, it did not come to life until the final climb. Read More »

Alaphilippe at the double as Thomas eyes Tour's crucial 17th stage

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But he unleashed a stunning ride that after 2hrs 21m 27s gave him victory by 28s from Irishman Dan Martin (Team UAE-Emirates) and 47s ahead of third-placed Thomas. It was a move in which Dumoulin then encouraged Roglič to contribute after Roglič and Thomas followed him, but without Froome in tow. Froome has also been spat at and shoved by angry spectators amid simmering resentment towards Team Sky's domination of cycling's showpiece event. Read More »

McIlroy eager to play with Open champion Molinari in Ryder Cup

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Can Woods win another major? Rory McIlroy was dancing again like the teenaged wonder that excited the world of golf . He had a one-shot lead until a double bogey on the 11th hole, a bogey on the next. Indeed, he had 13 successive pars before a birdie at the long 14th hole and then another birdie at the 18th. Woods was ready to end his 10-year victory drought in majors when his chances started looking promising midway through the round. Read More »

NIKE, Jordan Brand To Cut Ties With Kawhi Leonard

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Coach Gregg Popovich then offered vague descriptions of his star player's condition as Leonard missed the season opener and many more games after that, not returning to the court until December 12, 28 games into the season. For a short time after the trade, word was that Leonard was not interested in playing for the Raptors in 2018-19. Leonard spent his first seven seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Spurs , appearing in a total of 407 games and averaging 16.3 points, ... Read More »

Michael Beasley defends new Los Angeles Lakers, shuns 'narrative'

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Though they are directionless in the interim, a series of one-year deals preserve the Lakers' long-term flexibility. Beasley said. "A guy I dreamed of meeting my whole life". Although Beasley is often described as having a troubled past - he had a few marijuana-related issues early in his National Basketball Association career - he hasn't had any off-the-court problems in several years. Read More »

Yankees stay aggressive on trade front in pursuit of Red Sox

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It has been a busy 24 hours for the Toronto Blue Jays front office trading both Seunghwan Oh and J.A. Happ ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Wearing a T-shirt that read "We Play To Win", Drury shook hands with several clubhouse workers as he prepared to pack. Drury came over from the Diamondbacks in February, the Yankees talked him up all Spring Training, he was the Opening Day third baseman, then he landed on the disabled list with migraines and blurry vision, and ... Read More »

Salah's scoring return pleases Klopp

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The two teams provided their far share of excitement last season, with thrilling domestic wins for either sides and a memorable Champions League Quarter-Final encounter. He has to come back. "There is a long way to go before we begin in the Premier League and hopefully, next season will be even better than last one, especially in the Champions League". Read More »

Top stars attend Akash Ambani’s engagement

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Repeat line of guest from Anant Ambani's ownership launch including superstar Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor were clicked outside of the house. Well, when it comes to dancing then how we forget the mother Nita Ambani, who performed superbly in her family function. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez trains with Man United teammates after landing in the USA

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Despite a majority of the fans blaming Jose Mourinho for his dip in form last term it would seem that the player himself is not doing himself any good. Saturday. The final game of the tour is against Real Madrid in Miami on July 31. Chelsea and Bayern Munich considering offer for Manchester United forward Anthony Martial (r). Read More »

Pep Guardiola: No doubting Joe Hart's quality despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

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Sancho parted ways with the Premier League outfit last summer after a lack of first team opportunities, where his £8m deal to join Dortmund has since reaped its rewards after he successfully broke into the senior set up. Goals , lots of assists, help the team win and carry the team sometimes. "I need to be an important player at that club and I think that can only happen with a permanent move". Read More »

Reporter gives update on Man United’s link to Brazilian

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Romelu Lukaku , Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard are all on an extended post-World Cup break so will not be match-fit for the fixture. Pogba has struggled for consistency at United but the star midfielder played a key role in France's World Cup triumph in Russian Federation. Read More »

Leicester sign goalkeeper Ward from Liverpool

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The shot-stopper impressed massively during his loan spell at Huddersfield in the Champions two seasons ago, as his consistency between the sticks helping the Terriers secure their first ever promotion to the Premier League . Danny Ward of Liverpool during the Pre-season friendly between Chester City and Liverpool at Swansway Chester Stadium on July 7, 2018 in Chester, United Kingdom. Read More »

Mesut Ozil all smiles in first Arsenal pre-season training session

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This week, Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness also accused Ozil of "playing like s*** for years" and said the German side targeted the player as the "weak link" when the two clubs met in the Champions League . "Everybody at the club is thinking like me to help him and to feel (good) here and express his quality with us". Some have done little to dispel this idea in the aftermath of Ozil's retirement, dismissing the statements as " whining " from a player desperately short of form. Read More »