• Mavericks staffers sure acted like Dirk Nowitzki is going to retire
Mavericks staffers sure acted like Dirk Nowitzki is going to retire

Not only was it a season-high, Nowitzki is now the oldest player in National Basketball Association history to score 30 or more points in a game, passing Michael Jordan. Telling Nowitzki on the arena floor that he couldn't adequately describe how he felt about "what you've meant for this organization", Cuban said , "I promise you that everyt...

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  • Magic Johnson: Los Angeles Lakers legend resigns
Magic Johnson: Los Angeles Lakers legend resigns

After retiring and launching several business ventures, he re-joined the team in February 2017, when general manager Mitch Kupchak was sacked and Jim Buss was ousted as executive vice president of basketball operations. I don't like a lot of things that went on that didn't have to go on. "I think that with [team owner Jeanie Buss] and I, I want...

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  • Canucks can't beat draft lottery odds, drop to 10th
Canucks can't beat draft lottery odds, drop to 10th

It's the second time in two years that New Jersey will have the top draft pick. Hughes has been playing for the U.S. Development team and is the top-rated prospect in the draft. "It's hard right after this to talk about it, because there are so many great young players in this draft ... certainly for us, we recognize that Jack's a great young playe...

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  • Stephen A. Smith reacts to Magic Johnson stepping down as Lakers president
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Magic Johnson stepping down as Lakers president

With the way the Lakers' first season with LeBron James hobbled toward the finish line like a wounded gazelle, you nearly had to laugh as Johnson took center stage from Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki - both playing in the final home games of their career on Tuesday night - to abruptly resign from his post, unbeknownst to owner Jeanie Buss an...

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  • Giants announce 2019 preseason opponents
Giants announce 2019 preseason opponents

They lost all four of their games and did not play particularly competitive or sharp in any of them. That is correct, the Hall of Fame game is treated like an extra preseason game. New York Jets at New York Giants : We get our first peek at the Jets' new uniforms in action, plus a look at the Giants in a world where Odell Beckham Jr.no lo...

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  • Rodgers disputes reported feud with McCarthy
Rodgers disputes reported feud with McCarthy

Rodgers didn't name them in his own comments, but they are clearly who he is referring to as "irrelevant, bitter players". Mike McCarthy might have a massage problem . But the way that we dealt with those issues, Mike and I, was face-to-face. "He really cares about his players, and he showed that to us", he said. Is the money that important to m...

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  • Manchester United may have identified next season's right-back
Manchester United may have identified next season's right-back

If you can beat them by scoring a lot of goals you have to do it, because they have a great team and have great history. "It's a great example for us, we have to be very concentrated from the first minute to last minute of the tie". I had my first experiences as a professional and I played with great players. A teenage Gerard Pique was snaffled...

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  • Rapper Boosie Badazz Charged With Gun And Drug Crimes
Rapper Boosie Badazz Charged With Gun And Drug Crimes

Lil Boosie , whose real name is Torrence Hatch , is facing some serious legal troubles following his arrest just hours ago just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Investigators additionally found a bag of cash. In 2009, he was convicted for marijuana and gun possession and sent to prison for two years after a Louisiana sheriff's deputy found marijuana a...

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  • UVA, Texas Tech head to overtime
UVA, Texas Tech head to overtime

Jerome found Guy on a no-look pass for a three to get Virginia's lead to ten, 53-43 with 10:22 to go, but two consecutive layups from Moretti made it a six-point game. The first No. 1 seed out a year ago is the last one standing this year. "We had won some ACC championships, we've been to the Elite Eight". "Just to be able to get away from it,...

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  • Women play historic round at once all-male Augusta National
Women play historic round at once all-male Augusta National

That was answered by a birdie from Fassi at the 14th as she holed a tricky downhill putt, but Kupcho hit back again with another superb second shot over the water at the par-five 15th to set up a birdie from the back of the green. It will be interesting to see how this does grow the game of women's golf, how it might contribute to the LPGA growing ...

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  • Romelu Lukaku has point to prove against Umtiti when United face Barcelona
Romelu Lukaku has point to prove against Umtiti when United face Barcelona

Despite this, United will take heart from the fact they were able to progress from their last-16 meetings with Paris Saint-Germain when away from home in the second leg. Scholes, though, believes that there are weaknesses in Barcelona's game outside of a fearsome attacking unit , with the Catalan outfit not the force they were when sweeping aside ...

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  • Black Cap Scott Kuggeleijn shines in IPL debut as Chennai topple Punjab
Black Cap Scott Kuggeleijn shines in IPL debut as Chennai topple Punjab

That the tweakers in both teams will be keen to have a bowl at Chepauk would be an understatement. Watson fell against the run of play, attempting a big shot off Kings XI captain Ashwin to be well caught by Sam Curran in the deep. With 39 needed off 2 overs, Dhoni handed the penultimate over to Deepak Chahar who began the over with two no-balls...

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  • Livescore: Latest EPL result for Chelsea vs West Ham
Livescore: Latest EPL result for Chelsea vs West Ham

West Ham's fans taunted Chelsea by singing "He's off to Madrid", with the Blues' board apparently holding out for £100million from Real to complete a transfer this summer. "We are trying to improve to become one of the best teams in England and as a effect in Europe but I think that I have to respect his decision". He is in the previous year of...

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  • Trump administration kills Major League Baseball deal with Cuba
Trump administration kills Major League Baseball deal with Cuba

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control sent a letter to MLB on Friday that said "payments to the Cuban Baseball Federation are not authorized. "The U.S. does not support actions that would institutionalize a system by which a Cuban government entity garnishes the wages of hard-working athletes who simply seek to live and compe...

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  • 3 mind-blowing stats from Liverpool's Premier League season so far
3 mind-blowing stats from Liverpool's Premier League season so far

With the Champions League thrown in, I just don't think it will happen. "Of course, you're going to be proud, that's something you have to be, but all the hard work in the training ground is something we all did together". "It doesn't change anything; I will go there and try to give everything with my teammates to win there". Liverpool's away...

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  • Ionescu will return for senior season at Oregon
Ionescu will return for senior season at Oregon

OR made program history this year and will be in position to build on it next year. Ionescu dashed that on Sunday - much to the delight of Ducks fans - when she announced in a letter published to the Players Tribune that she would be returning to OR for her senior season.

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  • Baylor, Kim Mulkey complete long road back with NCAA championship
Baylor, Kim Mulkey complete long road back with NCAA championship

Repeating is hard over the course of a season, but no defending champion that reached the final has lost a repeat bid since 1983. As it had so many times in the past two years, and the last week alone, Notre Dame fought back from a significant deficit against Baylor in the national championship game.

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  • Antonio Brown throws shade at JuJu Smith-Schuster on Twitter over fumble
Antonio Brown throws shade at JuJu Smith-Schuster on Twitter over fumble

Brown first started trashing Smith-Schuster on Sunday , when he replied to a fan's tweet about JuJu being the Steelers' MVP in 2018. Brown called out Smith-Schuster's fumble in a late-season loss to the New Orleans Saints , which came on the Saints' half of the field with the Steelers trailing 31-28 in the final minute.

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  • Suns Ring of Honor member Paul Westphal named to Hall of Fame
Suns Ring of Honor member Paul Westphal named to Hall of Fame

Jones was best known for his defensive ability; he was selected to an All-Defensive team (ABA and NBA ) 11 times in his 12 pro seasons. - Paul Westphal: Westphal, 68, was a five-time All-Star guard who helped the Celtics to the 1974 NBA championship and led the Suns to the NBA Finals two years later.

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  • Man Utd training with 'plenty of intensity' for Barcelona - Mata
Man Utd training with 'plenty of intensity' for Barcelona - Mata

But so are we - and I am focused first on Barcelona ". "But we showed no fear there". They had fantastic players but so did we. It all started with a 11-game unbeaten run across all competitions with the party mood which was a common occurrence during Sir Alex Ferguson's rein very much returning to Old Trafford.

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