by | September 23, 2018 | 06:29

The 2018-19 National Basketball Association season has not officially started, but upcoming free agents like Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard are already thinking ahead to July 1, 2019. They were bounced by the Houston Rockets in five games in the first round. And joining the Clippers would allow Irving to go against LeBron and fight for Los Angeles every remaining year of LBJ's career.

by | September 23, 2018 | 05:57

Starting next year at East Lake, the FedEx Cup leader will start the Tour Championship at 10-under par and have a two-shot lead. The next group of five players are at 4 under , all the way down until the final five players in the 30-man field are at even par.

by | September 23, 2018 | 03:32

Having recruited Shaqiri in August 2015 while in charge at Stoke, a player he once called their "main instigator of attacking threat" morphed into that for Liverpool on Saturday afternoon. 'He should be absolutely okay, hopefully. Let us know what you think in the comment section below. "I didn't hear anything different". His first Premier League start for the Reds was in the Swansea defeat but since then Liverpool have lost only four in 25 in all competitions with the Dutch defender ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 07:44

The Belgian has starred rather than sulked at not getting his move, scoring a hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win over Cardiff to take his tally to five goals in just three starts under new manager Maurizio Sarri . Eden Hazard has not travelled for Chelsea's Europa League clash at PAOK on Thursday, the Blues have announced. "He's a low-maintenance footballer, I think, Chelsea have done really well to hang onto him for the past couple of years", he said.

by | September 22, 2018 | 06:58

After a shoulder injury in May's Champions League final, Salah had a disappointing World Cup and on his return to English football does not yet look like the player who terrorised defences, scoring nearly at will. "No one remembers that (his slow start last season), it is really no problem". Intense game, it was all good, fantastic game. He said: "It takes courage to have the ball, and the more you have it the more chances you have to give it away".

by | September 22, 2018 | 06:27

None of those things are part of us, we go there as ourselves to compete". Do you think this can be the season Pogba proves his worth? Despite being widely tipped to fail to do so, United have justified odds-on favouritism in each of their last three matches but they look short enough against a team as well-organised as Wolves .

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:56

Daniel Sturridge scored the opener in the 3-2 Champion League win over PSG . Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool proved they can "climb any mountain" as victory over Paris St-Germain showed his team have stepped up a level after last season's Champions League heartbreak.

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:14

Warnock accused City of being over-zealous in the tackle as well on Friday and insisted Cardiff had kept quiet about their misgivings. "We'll play our game and try to maintain the physicality". "Thank you so much (to him) for that". "He decided. Players like him and like [ Vincent] Kompany and [David] Silva show their commitment to the club every day and it's a very good thing".

by | September 22, 2018 | 04:56

If Thibodeau is destined to get fired at season's end, those familiar with this thinking say he'd rather do so reaching the playoffs for a second consecutive year with the benefit of Butler on the roster. Thibodeau is said to be resisting the idea. Towns and Wiggins are great players and at this point better than Butler. While the Timberwolves reportedly don't want to trade Butler , the Marquette product will be a free agent next offseason and it doesn't sound like he wants to make the ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 04:47

Unai Emery has said he has a two-step plan for improving Arsenal's leaky defence , but admitted the lack of clean sheets is his main "disappointment" as Gunners boss so far. It is good for many players. "We are speaking before each match to take a mentality of "don't concede chances easily"... but the last 30 minutes, we needed to be better on this competitive aspect".

by | September 22, 2018 | 03:11

Chelsea , even in the absence of Cahill, have started well this season and maintained their 100% win with a victory against PAOK FC in the UEFA Europa game. "I don't know. For an English team, the Europa League is a very hard competition". "I am not able to give him confidence". The Italy worldwide, who is yet to be included in a single one of Sarri's match day squads this season and was left out of the 21-man party that travelled to Greece, tweeted shortly after the final whistle: "I'm ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 03:03

In South Carolina , the flooding has damaged cotton, peanut and hemp crops. President Trump said nearly 20,000 military personnel and federal workers were deployed to help with the aftermath of the storm , The Associated Press reported.

by | September 22, 2018 | 03:00

To set the promo in motion, beer fridges filled with Bud Lights had been scattered around the Cleveland metropolitan area , secured with chains and adorned with the motivational phrase: "When the Browns win, Cleveland wins". Cleveland definitely deserved tonight. All winter, all spring and all summer those in charge preached patience, proclaimed trust in Tyrod Taylor and outlined reasons why Baker Mayfield .

by | September 21, 2018 | 05:44

Willian's early goal proved enough to beat PAOK Salonika in the Europa League and maintain Chelsea's winning start to the season. "For the first time in this season he was ready in the box". Pedro was forced off with a shoulder injury after colliding with Paschalakis, and Chelsea held on to secure their first three points of the group stage.

by | September 21, 2018 | 05:00

Ronaldo, however, is yet to discover the full consequences of his dismissal. The 33-year-old was sent off during the Italian champions' 2-0 win over Valencia on Wednesday for tugging the hair of defender Jeison Murillo . However, Express Sport understands Juve are confident it won't get to that stage. Juventus would also be allowed to appeal. UEFA's Executive Committee are due to meet in Lyon on September 27, where it is believed the issue of implementing VAR will be discussed.

by | September 21, 2018 | 04:46

From stealing Jackson's clothes for a post-game press conference or chest-bumping 315-pound tackle Demar Dotson after a 58-yard touchdown pass, the former Harvard quarterback is just out there having fun. And they're looking good doing it. "I just know this team and this locker room is a different team than how we were previous year". His four 50-plus yard touchdown throws tied him with Joe Namath (1972) for the most through a team's first two games in National Football League history, ...

by | September 21, 2018 | 03:03

It was nearly 2-0 a minute later, PSG scrambling the ball away after excellent work from Mohamed Salah had created havoc, but Mbappe then missed a chance to level when he lifted over from inside the box. The Liverpool forward damaged his shoulder after he was hauled to the ground by Sergio Ramos during the first half in Kiev. "I think he is happy,"Owen simply added." Obviously, he must be docked for the two goals that he was a part of even though there was not much he could do about them.

by | September 21, 2018 | 02:17

Not just in terms of a roster gashed by the departure of the best player in the National Basketball Association but in terms of the mental and emotional strain that was apparent throughout nearly all of last season. Butler bent on leaving - and accepting less than the mega-max available to him if he stays - means they could have to deal him for pennies on the dollar.

by | September 20, 2018 | 08:12

So, one of the teams Butler would apparently be OK with being traded to is the Knicks . Butler reportedly informed Tom Thibodeau of his desire on Tuesday. So despite his request for a trade, it seems likely Butler will remain in Minnesota - and likely will for some time to come. A first-round draft pick in 2011, Butler was named the NBA's Most Improved Player in 2014-15.

by | September 20, 2018 | 07:44

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is "one of the greatest footballers who's ever lived" according to his former Real Madrid teammate Mesut Ozil. "It's more natural than what you are suggesting among professionals", he said. Ronaldo finally kick-started his career in Serie A with his first goals for the club in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo at the weekend.

by | September 20, 2018 | 06:35

With his latest hat-trick, he now leads his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo 63-60 in total group-stage goals . Messi marked other milestones too. Even with 10 men, Messi completed his set for a 4-0 win. Barcelona put on a show for their fans inside the stadium with some incredible goals but they would have hoped things would have gone as smoothly off the pitch as things did on it.

by | September 20, 2018 | 04:02

Last year they traded for Brandon Cooks but Cooks was let go this year after he didn't seem to fit into what the Patriots expected. Despite those basic, undeniable realities, coach Bill Belichick took the position with reporters on Wednesday that he won't be discussing the player because the trade isn't done.

by | September 20, 2018 | 03:41

The former Inter Milan defender went down, and Ronaldo reacted angrily - appearing to grab his hair, sparking a mini-brawl. Little matter, as the decision stood and Ronaldo walked back to the dressing room with tears in his eyes, visibly shaken.

by | September 20, 2018 | 03:33

With manager Pep Guardiola serving a touchline ban and watching on from the stands, City will have to do things the hard way if they are to finally lift that famous European trophy. Having spent five years at Arsenal as a player, Arteta was widely thought to be a candidate to replace the departing Arsene Wenger in the off-season, only for former Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery to be given the job.

by | September 20, 2018 | 02:48

Dea Gea insists he remains happy at Old Trafford and said: "I feel really loved by the fans and all the people who work for this club. I never listen to stupid things like this they say". "But what I had to say I told last week in Geneva in the Uefa meeting, and what can I say?" In fairness to Watford, their endeavour and approach in trying to play positive football did not let up even if the barrier was a hard one to overcome.

by | September 20, 2018 | 02:37

James and longtime business partner Maverick Carter have been in talks to make a " Space Jam " film for more than five years , waiting for the right situation to come along, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The locker room teaser image also includes a LeBron 15, though it's hard to imagine Nike will pass up the opportunity to introduce a Space Jam-themed colorway of LeBron's latest.

by | September 20, 2018 | 02:19

Reports indicate Butler has requested to be traded, and there are up to three teams where he would potentially sign a maximum contract extension. He has requested a trade away from Minnesota following a meeting with team president and head coach Tom Thibodeau.

by | September 20, 2018 | 01:44

This will please the forward and manager and given that Mourinho had lost his previous two matches in Switzerland, there is further succour here. Summer signing Diogo Dalot is in the squad for the first time since recovering from a knee injury that he suffered while playing for former club Porto last season but the youngster is expected to be named on the bench.

by | September 19, 2018 | 14:58

The sudden mid-game retirement of Buffalo Bills' cornerback, Vontae Davis was one of the main talking points and stories to come out of Week 2 action. [Guys on the sideline] said he's not coming out, he retired . "I never have seen that". "This was an overwhelming decision but I'm at peace with myself", it read .

by | September 19, 2018 | 14:09

Where Spain star Pedro could only hustle and bustle without finding the target - spurning four openings, two of those gilt-edged - Hazard delivered on demand, and with equal parts panache and precision to boot. He can have more energy in the last 25 metres. The visitors managed to hold on until the 37th minute when Chelsea's man of the moment equalised. He captained his country to a third-place finish in Russian Federation, scoring three goals along the way.

by | September 19, 2018 | 14:07

It seems like the storm around Brown might be calming down a bit. "The tweet yesterday was not in reference to anything other than Antonio responding to a person he knows", Rosenhaus said . Tomlin downplayed Brown's sideline behaviour, calling "negative exchanges" the byproduct of not playing well as a whole. He famously punched a Gatorade bucket in Baltimore last September and a couple of times had semi-heated exchanges with former offensive co-ordinator Todd Haley.

by | September 18, 2018 | 06:00

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is optimistic running back Leonard Fournette will play against New England despite missing practice all week. "The guy just always comes up and makes plays". They allowed 156 yards on kickoffs, a number way higher than special teams coach Joe Judge wants to see.

by | September 18, 2018 | 05:54

Two of Carlson's misses came in overtime on Sunday, forcing the Vikings to settle for a 29-29 draw with the rival Packers. Rather than hoping Daniel Carlson could refocus after missing all three of his field goal attempts in the tie game at Green Bay , the Vikings waived the rookie on Monday and punted on the fifth-round draft pick they used on him five months ago.

by | September 18, 2018 | 05:51

The Browns worked out other kickers as well, including Cairo Santos and Blair Walsh. "LeBron, c'mon. You're like the biggest figure in sports and you know it's gonna be painful for this kid to hear probably from one of his heroes". or not. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Gonzalez has been kicking with a groin injury that requires an MRI. The Browns gave Gonzalez a chance to beat the Steelers in Week 1, but his game-winning kick was blocked by T.J.

by | September 18, 2018 | 05:47

The Saint-Etienne game was Verratti's first appearance of the season and he completed 68 minutes following his latest adductor setback. I told him he wouldn't play and he couldn't train, but he felt good and did the whole session. "There we saw the difference of class". World-record signing Neymar was rested for the encounter, while Mbappe missed out through suspension for the hosts.