• Canadian NBA star Andrew Wiggins denies calling opponent 'gay'
Canadian NBA star Andrew Wiggins denies calling opponent 'gay'

Noel took an elbow to the face from Andrew Wiggins as the Timberwolves guard went up for a dunk attempt in the third quarter. The next morning, Wednesday, Jan. "I hope nothing but the best for him". It's just one of those insane plays that happen. "Down the stretch, there were so many times where we could have disbanded and then the crowd could...

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  • Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Praises God After Winning National Championship
Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Praises God After Winning National Championship

Clemson returns quarterback Trevor Lawrence, running back Travis Ettiene and receivesr Justyn Ross and Tee Higgins among others. "We're 15-0, we beat the best team ever, nobody's taking that away from us", Clemson All-American defensive tackle Christian Wilkins said.

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  • Patrick McCaw plans sign Toronto Raptors after Cleveland Cavaliers release
Patrick McCaw plans sign Toronto Raptors after Cleveland Cavaliers release

The Toronto Raptors are signing free-agent guard Patrick McCaw for the rest of the season, league sources told ESPN. McCaw was a restricted free agent with the Golden State Warriors , but the defending champions chose not to match the contract.

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  • Roger Federer's emotional interview - 'Never broke down like this'
Roger Federer's emotional interview - 'Never broke down like this'

In an interview to Credit Suisse, Roger Federer commented on what he will do in ten years, when he will turn 48, in 2019, and the reportedly estimated $300 million Uniqlo contract will have ended from one year. "Peter was a really important person in my life". According to The Australian , Federer "left his hotel and ran through the streets, ba...

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  • James Milner makes no excuses and demands more from Liverpool
James Milner makes no excuses and demands more from Liverpool

Maybe a few smart people would have said I didn't respect the competition. The FA Cup defeat also condemned Liverpool to consecutive defeats for the first time this season, following their 2-1 league defeat to Manchester City , and it also meant that the side are now winless in the new calendar year.

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  • AC Milan chief Leonardo admits frustration with Chelsea target Higuain
AC Milan chief Leonardo admits frustration with Chelsea target Higuain

Meanwhile, SunSport quoting Marca reports that the former Real Madrid forward has agreed terms with west London club, adding that his move could be finalised today. The Argentina worldwide has managed just eight goals in 20 appearances in all competitions, well off his best scoring rate during his time at Napoli and Juve.

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  • Ex-French boxer surrenders after clash with Paris riot police
Ex-French boxer surrenders after clash with Paris riot police

In future, Mr Philippe said, the onus would be on "the troublemakers, and not taxpayers, to pay for the damage caused" to businesses and property during the protests which began peacefully in mid-November over taxes but quickly became more radical .

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"New captain" Ryan Saunders has Timberwolves' trust in interim role

Thibodeau's trademark hard nose coaching style and tendency to play starters extensive minutes eroded his relationship with both players and Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor . Towns and Andrew Wiggins were notified of Thibodeau's firing by phone. Saunders is younger than three of his players, and he appeared a bit nervous but handled his first new...

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  • Man City and Burton are chalk and cheese, says Brewers chairman
Man City and Burton are chalk and cheese, says Brewers chairman

Son of legendary manager Brian Clough, who led Nottingham Forrest to win two European Cups, Clough was in his first spell in charge when Burton, then in English football's fifth tier, held a Manchester United boasting Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney 0-0 in the FA Cup in 2006.

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  • Vic Fangio will be new head coach of the Denver Broncos
Vic Fangio will be new head coach of the Denver Broncos

Fangio, 60, is the architect of the league's No. 1 scoring defense in 2018 but has never been a head coach on any level. Former 49ers and Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has agreed to become the next Denver Broncos head coach. With Joseph out and Fangio in, the Broncos will look to capitalize on the plethora of talent the team has on the...

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  • Cleveland Browns part ways with interim head coach Gregg Williams
Cleveland Browns part ways with interim head coach Gregg Williams

Kitchens , who was a three-year starting quarterback at Alabama, wasn't afraid to be creative as he used wide receiver Jarvis Landry on running plays and to throw passes, and he got major production from rookie running back Nick Chubb, left tackle Greg Robinson and receiver Breshad Perriman - three players under-utilized by Jackson and Haley.

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  • Warriors ask National Basketball Association to investigate Cavs' signing, release of Patrick McCaw
Warriors ask National Basketball Association to investigate Cavs' signing, release of Patrick McCaw

The Warriors held McCaw's rights as a restricted free agent, then elected not to match offer sheet he signed December 28 with the Cavs as they considered the potential luxury-tax ramifications involved. "I've got enough to worry about", Kerr said, before adding, "The whole thing was kind of unusual". Over the weekend, word broke that McCaw would ...

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  • Bayern Munich confirm signing of Benjamin Pavard
Bayern Munich confirm signing of Benjamin Pavard

The Bundesliga club's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic announced the news on Wednesday, with Bayern having activated the Stuttgart centre-half's €35 million (£31m/$40m) release clause. France and Stuttgart full-back Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich at the end of the season. Pavard played in six of France's seven games at the World C...

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  • Transfer: Alvaro Morata decides to join Sevilla from Chelsea
Transfer: Alvaro Morata decides to join Sevilla from Chelsea

It wouldn't be the first time Chelsea have considered a move for the French striker. In total he has scored 24 goals in 72 appearances for the west London outfit - nine of those goals coming this season - with his place in Maurizio Sarri's side far from assured.

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  • Cavaliers Edged 63-61 by No. 23 Florida State
Cavaliers Edged 63-61 by No. 23 Florida State

Braxton Key added 12 points in the half and finished with 20 for Virginia, off to its best start since the 2014-15 team won its first 19 games. "Him coming in and giving them that much offensive output really set us back a little bit", Hamilton said.

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  • Schauffele scorches to Hawaiian glory as McIlroy fades
Schauffele scorches to Hawaiian glory as McIlroy fades

He chipped in from the front of the green on the par-5 ninth for eagle. They were tied with three holes to play, with Schauffele in the group ahead of Woodland. "But I knew I wanted to be prepared coming in". He tapped in for birdie and a 62, posting a target of 23-under 269. In Maui, it's all about the winds.

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  • Real Madrid's Toni Kroos to Miss 3 Weeks With Muscle Tear
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos to Miss 3 Weeks With Muscle Tear

Many home fans flocked away early in dismay while others greeted the final whistle with deafening boos after Real Sociedad , in their first game under new coach Imanol Alguacil following Asier Garitano's sacking, won at the Bernabeu for the first time since 2004.

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  • India win their maiden series on Australian soil
India win their maiden series on Australian soil

The Indian side won the first Test at Adelaide by 31 runs and last week's Boxing Day Test in Melbourne by 137 runs to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. We have got some positives there. Kohli's team showed vast grit throughout the series and as the captain had alluded to before traveling to Australia, his side won the crucial moments in the ...

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  • Bayern Munich raise offer for Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi to £35m
Bayern Munich raise offer for Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi to £35m

Chelsea have been trying to convince the youngster - who has 18 months left on his contract - to sign a new deal to stay in West London, although it seems his heart is set on move to Bavaria. "I don't know the situation with the club but for me he is an important player". "He is very young but he is improving, especially in the defensive phase".

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  • Mohamed Salah Crowned African Player Of The Year For The Second Time
Mohamed Salah Crowned African Player Of The Year For The Second Time

Salah's second Player of the Year prize means that Liverpool players have now won the award on a total of three occasions. Salah has hit the ground running this season as well, racking up 16 goals to guide Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table.

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