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Paul George Reportedly "Hell-Bent" On Signing With Lakers In Free Agency

George previously stated that he would like the Pacers to be able to contend for a championship if he does decide to sign a long-term contract extension this summer - one year before he's set to be a free-agent in 2018. The Pacers now have a 29-28 record this season. That would allow the Pacers to offer him the designated player exception and pay him roughly $212 million over six years. [Full Article...]

Hawks Trade Tiago Splitter, Two 2nd Rounders To 76ers For Ersan Ilyasova

The Hawks own the Brooklyn Nets second round in 2017, their own second pick, and the second round pick of the Miami Heat . Ilyasova quickly fit into the Sixers' system upon being traded, scoring 21 points against the Cavaliers in his second game. [Full Article...]

Arizona Cardinals to play Dallas Cowboys in annual Hall of Fame Game

Because Dallas has been picked to play in the game, the organization will get two extra weeks of practice. This year's tilt will kick off on Thursday for the first time in National Football League history. This will be the Cards' fifth-ever appearance in the Hall of Fame Game and first since 2012 when they played the Saints. Last season, the Hall of Fame game between the Indianapolis Colts and P... [Full Article...]

Watch Rick Pitino Try To Go After A Heckling UNC Fan

Watch Rick Pitino Try To Go After A Heckling UNC Fan Beginning in 1979, Carolina has been a No. 1 seed 15 different times in the tournament. And they did it with Justin Jackson, the junior forward, playing a prominent role, as usual. "We played good enough to stay in the game, but not good enough to win the game". Louisville shot 4 for 13 from the free-throw line. "He just got in my face and said something I didn't like", Pitino said of the ... [Full Article...]

Force India hope new vehicle will trigger Formula One elite breakthrough

Force India hope new vehicle will trigger Formula One elite breakthrough Andrew Green, Technical Director, said: "The development slope is incredibly steep and we are going to see significant updates to the cars at regular intervals, right from the start". Well, good luck to him. "He might have to eat his words. It's not the amount of arms you have, it's the quality of your weaponry", said the Indian. [Full Article...]

Summer Olympics: Budapest to Withdraw its Bid to Host Games

While Budapest's withdrawal should solidify support for a Paris Games among the European voting bloc, geographic diversity could work in Los Angeles' favor. The last time only two cities were left in the bidding was in 1988, when Seoul beat Nagoya, Japan, after an International Olympic Committee vote. More than 260,000 signatures were collected, and earlier this week , the head of the Budapest ... [Full Article...]

Thousands expected at UFC smackdown in Halifax tonight

The shots to the body didn't slow Lewis down in round two because he came out gunning for Browne before finally landing a glancing right hand off of the top of his opponent's head that sent "Hapa" crashing to the canvas. Webb also reacted to photos that surfaced in 2016 of Rousey wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring (while Browne was still married to Webb) and said on social media : "Is... [Full Article...]

Ranieri: Sevilla game can be a turning point for Leicester

The Foxes are teetering on the brink of the relegation zone and the unthinkable is now being talked about - Ranieri getting the bullet. Ranieri added: "Tomorrow could be the turning point". "This game could be the turning point. If we lose nothing happens, but if we win something inside could change and we need one match like this". On Saturday they endured an embarrassing exit from the FA Cup... [Full Article...]

Magic Johnson's Big Promotion Could Be The Answer To Our Prayers

Magic Johnson's Big Promotion Could Be The Answer To Our Prayers Jerry Buss demanded and our fans rightly expect, " Jeanie Buss said Tuesday in a statement. In being named the Lakers president of basketball operations Tuesday, Johnson has been given a real job that will have a real impact on his legacy if he can not answer a very real question. [Full Article...]

Ecuador election: opposition protests over slow presidential vote count

Moreno got slightly more than 39 percent of all votes in Sunday's election, while Lasso trailed by almost 11 points at 28 percent, officials said . On Monday Lenin Moreno, who was a former vice-president under the outgoing Rafael Correa, said he does not see why the opposition would cry fraud. [Full Article...]

City shock Monaco in eight-goal thriller

City shock Monaco in eight-goal thriller All the kind words will, of course be forgotten when the referee blows the whistle to start the game, but City will know they are in for a proper Champions League contest. "He is so important for his personality", Guardiola said Monday of Toure. "The system and the way they play now is ideal for him". Pep Guardiola's men are unbeaten in their last eight Champions League home games, and h... [Full Article...]

Hat-trick hero Harry Kane scores his third against Fulham

Hat-trick hero Harry Kane scores his third against Fulham Kane's appearance at Craven Cottage was a sign of Tottenham's lack of options up front and the desire to avoid a third successive loss. The win was just the tonic for Tottenham's flagging fortunes in both the Premier and Europa Leagues, according to Kane. [Full Article...]

Shahid Afridi Ends 21-Year Career, Retires Internationally

He said, though, that he wants to continue to play in Pakistan's domestic league for two more years. Having made his debut in 1996, Afridi has amassed 10,645 runs and picked up 540 wickets in 523 global matches, finishing as one of Pakistan cricket's most successful players. [Full Article...]

Jaguars cutting defensive lineman Jared Odrick

Odrick, a first round pick by the Dolphins in the 2010 draft, spent his first five seasons in Miami. We know this not only because Odrick's agent tweeted news of his client's free agency, but also because Odrick himself captured the moment of his notification and posted it on social media. [Full Article...]

Former Kings star Chris Webber among 14 finalists for Hall of Fame

The list of finalists for the 2017 class of Basketball Hall of Fame inductees was announced today, with two former Michigan Wolverines among the group. It is also worth noting that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will be honoring both Harvey Araton, for print, and the late Craig Sager, for broadcast, with the Curt Gowdy Media Award. [Full Article...]

Jo Wifried-Tsonga beats David Goffin to win the Rotterdam Open

Tsonga was beaten by Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open in January, but gained revenge with a 6-3 6-4 victory on Saturday. Sixth seed Tsonga, runner-up in Rotterdam in 2011, needed just 72 minutes to book his place in the final, seeing off Berdych 6-3 6-4 for a fourth straight-sets victory of the week and a place in his first final of the year. [Full Article...]

LaLiga: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rules out Barcelona return

Many expect the coach to leave at the end of the season and a negative reception will only serve to heighten those feelings. Luis Enrique has admitted that Barcelona's 4-0 Champions League humiliation at the hands of French giants Paris Saint -Germain could have been even worse. [Full Article...]

WWE legend Ivan Koloff dies at the age of 74

Born Oreal Perras, Koloff dropped the WWWF Championship to Pedro Morales shortly after beating Sammartino and went on hiatus from the WWWF due to fear that him being there would create a bad incident because of the emotion the fans had after Sammartino's loss. [Full Article...]

Karolina Pliskova takes Qatar Open title

Karolina Pliskova takes Qatar Open title It was the first Qatar title for the world No. 3 and confirms the 24-year-old's growing reputation as many see her as a potential Grand Slam title victor. "I'm disappointed with the loss, but Karolina has been playing well". Wozniacki conceded Pliskova deserved her victory. Earlier in the evening, Wozniacki beat Lauren Davis of the United States 7-5, 6-1, while Pliskova defeated Zhang Shuai ... [Full Article...]

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus could be out for season

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus could be out for season City paid Brazilian club Palmeiras an initial £27 million (US$33 million) for Jesus. City are set to travel to the United Arab Emirates following the Champions League game against Monaco on Feb 21. His injury means Argentina worldwide Aguero will return to spearhead City's attack after being dropped to the bench for their past few games. Guardiola said a week ago he wanted the Argentina worl... [Full Article...]


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