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Blakely: Fireworks on hold: Did Celtics get their man in Hayward?

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Top NBA free agent Gordon Hayward has announced that he will sign with the Boston Celtics . Hayward met with the Celtics, Jazz and Miami Heat over the past few days, weighing his free agency options. Boston's projected starting lineup with Hayward is something to behold in the eastern conference. After spending his first seven seasons with the Utah Jazz , Hayward is on the open market for the first time in his career. Read More »

Transfer round-up: Leicester agree Iborra deal

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The 29-year-old featured against the Foxes in their Champions League round of 16 ties and impressed the club's recruitment, with Leicester of the opinion that the former Levante man would be a flawless fit for the Premier League due to both his powerful style of play in a number of positions and his imposing 6ft 3 frame. Read More »

Zach Randolph agrees to two-year deal with Kings

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Randolph reached agreement on a two-year, $24 million pact, according to ESPN . Hill has averaged 11.8 points, 3.3 assists and 3.2 rebounds for his career. Randolph, who will turn 36 on July 16, has established himself as a local legend over the last eight seasons in Memphis, a city that embraced him for his rugged playing style and for overcoming a rough upbringing. Read More »

Roger Federer v Alexandr Dolgopolov - player profiles

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Novak Djokovic never entered Wimbledon in a better way than he did this year, at least in terms of results on grass. The victory put Djokovic alone into second place on the list of Grand Slam match wins, one ahead of Jimmy Connors, with 234. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Google doodle 'plays' tribute to 140 years of tournament

The Duke and Duchess regularly attend the tennis tournament and are often VIP guests at the men's single match but as they're soon to embark on a royal tour of Poland and Germany, this may be their only Wimbledon outing this year. She has also taken an interest in sharing the sport with the next generation and showed off her skills with a racket when she participated in a "Tennis on the Road" workshop hosted by Judy Murray-mother of tennis star players Andy and Jamie Murray-at Craigmount High ... Read More »

Criticism of Jeff Horn unfair after controversial verdict

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Bringing top boxing matches back to cable and network television has been en vogue in recent years with Premier Boxing Champions seemingly having fights on every American television network that airs sports. At least in America where you get odd scores like that with the judges, the head commissioner should ask at some point, 'Why? You don't even score points for aggression. Read More »

Carey Price mega deal: Is it worth it for the Canadiens?

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Alzner left in part because he believes Montreal gives him a better chance to win a championship on a team with goaltender Carey Price and defenseman Shea Weber. The Montreal Canadiens have signed franchise goaltender Carey Price to an eight-year, $84 million contract extension, the team announced Sunday. The Capitals have re-signed center Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight-year, $62.4 million deal that will count $7.8 million against the salary cap per season through 2024-25. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Any favourites in women's draw? Here is what players think

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Cibulkova seems to be slowly inching her way back after a wrist injury at the start of the clay court season, and she had no joy on the grass court circuit before Wimbledon , falling at first hurdle in all three warm-up events. It was her 22nd of 23 grand slam championships. Elsehwere, Ukraine's fourth seed Elina Svitolina, who squandered a big lead against Halep to lose in the quarter-finals at Roland Garros , began her campaign with a hard-fought 7-5 7-6 (10-8) win over Australia's ... Read More »

Confederations Cup: Portugal defeats Mexico 2 -1 to win third-place

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The midfielder converted a penalty after Pepe had snatched an equaliser in stoppage time to cancel out an own goal from Luis Neto . Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa appeared to be on his way to a man of the match award, saving a penalty from Andre Silva and making a series of key stops that preserved the lead. Read More »

Kings might be willing to play the waiting game with Otto Porter

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Washington met with Porter for two hours at the start of free agency on Saturday, but the talks didn't lead to a deal. For Sacramento, the gamble is that the Wizards will choose not to match the offer and they will receive a 6-foot-8 small forward that is just beginning to develop in the league. Read More »

Patrick Marleau signs 3-year contract with Maple Leafs

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Selected by the Sharks with the No. 2 pick in the 1997 NHL Draft, Marleau is also San Jose's Stanley Cup Playoff leader games played (177), points (120), goals (68), game-winning goals (16), power-play goals (23) and overtime goals (four). Sports California reported the center, who turns 38 Sunday, has agreed to a one-year deal. While finalized numbers have yet to be released, it has been estimated that the one-year deal won't fall below $6 million total. Read More »

Stenhouse wins caution-filled Coke Zero 400

Alleminder and Chris Buescher . Restarting as leader on an overtime restart Saturday night at Daytona , David Ragan summed up a sixth-place finish in the best way. He fell out of the race after spinning and hitting the wall on lap 116. Ricky Stenhouse Jr . swiped his second win in overtime , surprising a packed house full of race fans. Read More »

Kyle Lowry staying in Toronto for $100 million

The Toronto Raptors and Serge Ibaka have agreed to terms on a three-year, $65 million deal that will keep the free-agent big man north of the border, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . The vet averaged 9.1 points and 4.2 rebounds on the season. More to details when they become available. Tucker will give Houston another defensive-minded player on what was one of the NBA's most potent offensive teams last season. Read More »

Dame Olivia De Havilland sparks 'feud' with FX showrunners

Specifically, Ms. de Havilland is unhappy with the way Catherine Zeta-Jones portrayed her in the FX series and the Gone with the Wind actress is upset enough about it to sue Murphy and FX over it. But the film also features Catherine Zeta-Jones as De Havilland in scenes in which she discusses Davis and Crawford in a fictitious documentary. "Did that happen? What was your take on that?'" he explained. Read More »

Shattenkirk follows heart, signs with Rangers

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TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli reported Shattenkirk's deal will be a four-year deal worth $26.6 million. Top free agent Kevin Shattenkirk has signed with the New York Rangers , the team announced Saturday. No, Shattenkirk did not live up to expectations as a Capital, especially in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Over 80 games last season, Shattenkirk scored 13 goals and dished out 43 assists. Read More »

Jeff Teague, Timberwolves reportedly reach 3-year, $57M deal

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In the deal, the Timberwolves get a first-round draft pick originally from the Oklahoma City Thunder in next year's NBA Draft in exchange for Rubio. Ricky Rubio has always been a name in trade discussions for seemingly forever when it comes to the Minnesota Timberwolves , and this offseason the team finally pulled the trigger on a big deal. Read More »

Sixers ink JJ Redick to one-year deal

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Free agent signings can't become official until Thursday. At age 33, Redick steps in and fills a significant void when it comes to veteran leadership on the Sixers' roster. "It's where I wanted to be", Redick told Wojnarowski , immediately after signing his one-year contract worth $23 million to join an exciting young core that includes Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, and No. Read More »

Boston Celtics free agency: Let the Blake Griffin sweepstakes begin

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The Heat are prioritizing the former, as assistant coaches Chris Quinn and Juwan Howard are in Miami on "official team business", according to the Miami Herald - which is thinly veiled code for the team's meeting with Hayward. His announcement has gotten some teams to pursue him. Despite Blake Griffin's talent, Hayward seems to be the most well-rounded option for Boston . Read More »

These 7 Teams Are Trying To Pry Andre Iguodala From Golden State

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Of course, signing Iguodala could also require $18 to $ 20 million per season for a potential suitor. This is why it's so important for the Warriors to draft well, even if they're only picking in the second round, because depth might be hard to build as veteran bench players like Iguodala consider major raises. Read More »

George Lucas Museum Gets LA City Council OK

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The museum is to be located in Exposition Park, which is near the University of Southern California ( George Lucas's alma mater, incidentally). The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will focus on artwork with storytelling elements. The museum will be sited near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Natural History Museum, and a museum of African-American history and art. Offering 300,000 square feet of floor space, it will include a cafe and restaurant, theatres, lecture halls, classrooms ... Read More »

Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, Malcolm Brogdon get 2017 National Basketball Association honors

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Despite Embiid's social media campaign to get either Saric or himself the top rookie award, Brogdon finished 166 media voting points ahead of the second placed finisher. Only the Knicks have had a longer such streak, seeing a player named All-Rookie First Team in five consecutive seasons from 1964-68. The award is for the rookie who had the best year, as in a full season. Read More »

Taylor Swift Congratulates NBA MVP Russell Westbrook

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named the victor of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the 2016-17 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player , it was announced this evening during the first-ever NBA Awards Show. "I remember the first time you beat me at basketball". According to PEOPLE , Westbrook has been posting videos singing along to Swift's music, and even attending her concerts since 2013. Read More »

Celtics Haven't Offered Top Assets For Pacers' Paul George

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The Celtics hope to lure Gordon Hayward away from the Jazz. Himmelsbach added that it's unclear how close the teams are to completing a deal. Prtichard recently told an Indianapolis reporter that he could picture George in a Pacers uniform for the start of training camp. Read More »

Reunion with Guardiola? Alves confirms Juventus departure

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His single campaign in Turin was interrupted by a broken leg suffered last November, but he returned to help the club to a Serie A and Coppa Italia double and reach the Champions League final. Alves went on to win six La Liga and three Champions League titles with the Catalan club, before joining Juventus at the end of his contract last summer. Read More »

Confident India to take on West Indies today

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Set a target of 184 for a win, India took 42.3 overs to make 186 for 3. West Indies: Stafanie Taylor (captain), Merissa Aguilleira, Reniece Boyce, Shamilia Connell, Shanel Daley, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Qiana Joseph, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Anisa Mohammed, Chedean Nation, Akeira Peters, Shakera Selman and Felicia Walters. Read More »