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Kawhi Leonard, Raptors outlast Warriors in thrilling OT win

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The league's two-time Most Valuable Player will return to action on Saturday when the Golden State Warriors play at Detroit. Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors with 37 points. "I always keep that in the back of my mind, always keep what I've been through, what I had to go through to get here". Curry has missed the last 11 games because of a groin injury picked up against the Milwaukke Bucks. Read More »

Uefa ready to bring in VAR

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The Times revealed last month that Uefa is to fast-track the introduction of VARs after initially saying that it would only come in next season. European football's governing body had already committed to using VAR in its competitions from 2019-20 onwards . Read More »

People saw right through Kareem Hunt's apology interview on ESPN

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Hunt said that he was never approached by the NFL to talk about the February incident, and according to league sources, the NFL did reach out to the woman and her friend multiple times, but were unsuccessful in talking to them. I am very embarrassed about it. Soon after the video release, the Chiefs released Hunt . In the grainy, graphic video, Hunt is seen getting into an argument with a woman and several men step in to hold him back. Read More »

Chargers get biggest win in years, shock Steelers in Pittsburgh

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The Chargers scored a touchdown in Cleveland in October on a play in which left tackle Russell Okung moved before the ball was hiked to Rivers. But the Chargers don't owe anyone an apology for the missed calls. Pittsburgh's offense, which looked great in the first half, had totally stalled. After forcing another Pittsburgh punt, the Chargers marched 79 yards on seven plays for the go-ahead score, capped by rookie Justin Jackson 's first touchdown on an 18-yard dash up the middle with a ... Read More »

Jordan Pickford apologises after mistake leads to Liverpool victor

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Klopp - never one to ignore the power of romanticism - was thinking about the striker's harrowing derby experience when he sent him on, sensing a debt was to be repaid. It's a style of play and I think that's the way Liverpool want to play as well. Roberto Firmino had a bit of a shocker while Naby Keita came off the bench put didn't offer much, but none of it mattered in the end as Divock Origi headed home a late victor. Read More »

Notre Dame To Meet Clemson In College Football Playoffs

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Reed said after the Alabama loss. Georgia fell to Alabama 35-28 in the SEC Championship and did not return to the College Football Playoff after being a No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) December 29 in the Cotton Bowl, while No. 1 and SEC champion Alabama (13-0) will vie for its sixth national title in the last 10 years when it competes the same day against No. Read More »

Wilder-Fury Ends in Controversial Draw

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The scorecards showed that Wilder benefited greatly from his two knockdowns in the ninth and the 12th, which all three judges scored 10-8 in favor of the champion. I was never going to be knocked down tonight. He said: 'When I go home I'm going to build some homes for the homeless and set up some funds for drug addicts and alcoholics. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: We lost so many balls

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Mourinho has set his side the target of getting into the Champions League places before the end of the current year, so Wednesday's game is must-win if they are to achieve that. United now lie 16 points off Manchester City after just 14 games and it certainly looks like they'll face a real fight to even finish in the top four this year. Read More »

Zimbabwe finish bottom in Dubai Sevens

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Shujaa, who won the 2016 Singapore Sevens thus failed to replicate last season's performance in Dubai where they chalked up 10 points after reaching the cup quarter finals. "The boys put in an unreal shift, I'm really happy". He said they had a lot of work to do over the next 24-40 hours to figure out what to do and "try and get some guys over to South Africa". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Set to Leave Jordan Brand for New Balance

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The Raptors star has now agreed to a multiyear endorsement deal with New Balance , league sources told Yahoo Sports . "It's not official", Leonard said at Wednesday morning's media availability. The brand pitched Joel Embiid , Kelly Oubre Jr . and Gordon Hayward earlier this fall, though each player eventually signed elsewhere. The Jordan Brand isn't expected to exercise its rights to match the offer. Read More »

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas will stay at Stamford Bridge until end of season

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The youngster is surely a great prospect for the future, however, he should be getting quality game time at Stamford Bridge to bolster his confidence level. "Usually you can live very well for two, three months, then you're in trouble", said Sarri. "This was really very good, especially because before the match we knew we were in the first position of our group after the result of BATE Borisov. Read More »

Marco Silva: ‘power’ of Merseyside derby win can give Everton confidence boost

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For sure, it will be a really tough, tough match, we are playing against a strong side, quality, Klopp is doing a very good job. " Liverpool have to see this as three points and go after them". "Football is like this and we need to change the past". "He's a very good guy and a very good player, but you play football to play against the big players, against Messi, against Neymar". Read More »

CAF withdraws AFCON 2019 hosting rights from Cameroon

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CAF president Ahmad, who goes by one name, said the move to take the tournament away from the Central African country was "a crucial and decisive moment for the good of African football ". Ahmad had quelled claims that Cameroon would not be stripped of their hosting rights insisting no country has been penciled down as a replacement. Read More »

Texas Tech hires Utah State head coach Matt Wells

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Wells is the reported "leader' for the coaching opening at Texas Tech, according to a story Wednesday by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal". We have a roster full of talented young men who represent Utah State University very well on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Read More »

Video shows Chiefs' Kareem Hunt shoving/kicking woman in hotel earlier this year

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Hunt has appeared in every game for the Chiefs so far this season. He was suspended by the National Football League after TMZ released the video. Police were called after the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of February 10, but no arrests were made because they couldn't determine if there was a crime committed, according to TMZ . Read More »

Boca to appeal CONMEBOL's Copa Libertadores decision

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Visiting fans were prohibited from attending the two-legged final when it was staged in Argentina . The second leg was scheduled to take place last weekend, but the clash was postponed after the Boca team bus was attacked, and a couple of their players were injured. Read More »

Spurs are flying, Winks warns Arsenal ahead of derby clash

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To arrive in that way in Barcelona we need to manage and we need to rotate the squad. "I think we can beat everyone if we're on it". "When the people say 'you're the only club that didn't sign any players, ' to sign another player means to put another player out of the list for the Champions League ". Read More »

Arsenal's Europa match vs. Vorskla Poltava not guaranteed to go ahead

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English-born Ghanaian kid Jordi Osei-Tutu is in Arsenal squad to face Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League on Thursday Evening. The country's president Petro Poroshenko has imposed a period of martial law on several regions after Russian ships fired on two Ukrainian gunboats off the coast of Crimea, escalating tensions between the two nations. Read More »

Lakers' Ball day-to-day with ankle sprain

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The 32-point margin surpassed a 29-point win in 1993. The Nuggets kept the pressure on in the final period, outscoring the Lakers down the stretch 28-14. "But the way he was moving out there, it just didn't feel right to leave him out on the court, so we got him out quickly". While the Cavaliers surrounded James with shooters to take advantage of James' playmaking strengths, the Lakers wanted to go in a different direction by adding players who could create their own shots and ... Read More »

Cavs’ return in Kyle Korver trade is a positive sign

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Korver had initially been acquired by the Cavaliers from the Atlanta Hawks in a midseason trade during the 2016-17 season. And it goes a long way toward explaining why the Jazz are 27th out of 30 teams in offensive rating. That didn't end up happening before the season, but now, Korver will ultimately be able to play for a relevant team in the Jazz, instead of being on the rebuilding Cavs. Read More »

Stephen Curry responds to message from fan over no women’s shoe

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NBA superstar Steph Curry and a young fan from California have pushed Under Armour to include girls in the marketing and sales of the basketball star's signature shoe. Curry was quick to respond, saying "We are correcting this now!" Morrison's letter and Curry's heartfelt response quickly went viral, with many Twitter users applauding Curry's honest response. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp risks Anfield BAN for Champions League showdown vs Napoli

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There were six bookings for the visitors with Liverpool also dismayed that Marco Verratti was not sent off... "I don't know how they return home and talk to their families and wives". Angel Di Maria forced an early save from Alisson and the goalkeeper was soon in action again, Neymar firing straight at his fellow Brazil worldwide. Read More »

Woods to shoot training videos for fans

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The 42-year-old golfer played in 18 championships, winning The Tour in September. "You always hear me say that it's a process but, if you look at this entire year, it literally was a process". It was just hot. I tend to lose a lot of weight when I play and that was one of the struggles. On his charity foundation, he said: "It has been more impactful than what I have done on the golf course; but what I have done on golf course has allowed me to do this. Read More »

Real Madrid always qualify from the Group Stage of the Champions League

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Federico Fazio's awful error destroyed Roma's chances of beating Real Madrid , reminding Tottenham Hotspur why they were so keen to offload the defender after his disappointing spell at the club. Bale capitalised on a defensive error from home defender Federico Fazio to put the holders in front against the run of play after the break. "We got some confidence back and need to build on that now", Bale told reporters. Read More »

Pelicans' Anthony Davis plans to play against Celtics

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Around the rim: Boston's Terry Rozier scored 14 points. "It's going to be a Herschel Walker-type of deal to go get Davis". "Boston's poor sta" , who suggests Irving could possibly end up with the Sacramento Kings. "We have to get that swagger back". Nikola Mirotic was perhaps the only New Orleans player to have an above-average night offensively, raining in three-pointers after the Pelicans dug themselves a big early hole on the scoreboard. Read More »

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: 'I quizzed each player on Tottenham Hotspur defeat'

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Kante has regularly been deployed to the right of central playmaker Jorginho during the first few months of Sarri's time in charge, despite having thrived in a role as a defensive midfielder under Antonio Conte and at Leicester City. I spoke with the doctor 10 minutes ago and he told me Moses has a back problem this morning so I think he will not be able to play tomorrow. Goalkeeper: Sarri has picked Kepa Arrizabalaga in the previous group games but with qualification secured we could see ... Read More »