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Brad Stevens: Gordon Hayward is 'not playing this year'

We know. We just told you Gordon Hayward nearly certainly won't return to the Boston Celtics this season. Given that Hayward is signed to a four-year deal, it's in the Celtics' best interest to protect him for the long-term. It's unfortunate that...

Pochettino: I'd quit Tottenham if fans turned on me

Pochettino said he would never allow football to turn his hair grey after revealing he originally wanted to retire as a manager in four years' time but is now uncertain as to when he will call it a day. The manager has to choose 11 players but t...

Oosthuizen grabs first-round lead at WGC Mexico Championship

Dustin Johnson begins the defense of his title against the world's best players Thursday in the first round of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship. "A full hour going through every club in my bag, hitting four or five shots with each cl...

Mike Zimmer asks a pretty harsh question about Case Keenum

Since he was a first-round draft pick and is still only 25-years-old, Bridgewater should have a number of other National Football League teams interested in signing him this offseason. Zimmer said he does believe in Bradford, who has a history of k...

Tiger Woods makes exciting announcement ahead of The Masters

The decision to play the Valspar and Arnold Palmer events means Woods will play in all three Florida tournaments leading up to the Masters , which will be held April 5-8 at Augusta National. Woods is now at a point where he feels his body will be ab...

More indoor glory for flawless Dibaba

However, while she went into the race unbeaten this year, she had only faced domestic opposition. Korir was favourite to win the men's 800m race and was due to run his first heat yesterday. Approaching the final turn, the deficit narrowed to a matt...

Missing snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley

Read Squaw Valley's full statement here: "At 1:40 p.m. today, guests reported an inbounds avalanche in an area near Olympic Lady chairlift at Squaw Valley Ski Resort ". The resort closed for the remainder of the day due to avalanche hazard. Also F...

Jackson won't switch spots: 'I'm a quarterback'

Jackson knows he has some work to do. He also set the Louisville record for total offense (13,175 yards), rushing yards (4,132), rushing touchdowns (50) and total touchdowns (119). Jackson played under head coach Bobby Petrino, who runs an Erhardt-P...

Twitter Was Piping Hot After JR Smith's Soup-Throwing Suspension

The 32-year-old has seen his playing time dip in the team's last three games, getting a season-low 15 minutes on the court against the Memphis Grizzlies last Friday. Damon Jones should be thankful, knowing Smith's flair for the dramatic, it could ha...

Neymar Faces 'At Least Six Weeks Out', Set to Miss Madrid Clash

The injury Neymar suffered Sunday in PSG's win over Olympique Marseille appears at first glance to be the second consecutive cruel twist of World Cup fate he has endured in his career. PSG coach Unai Emery had said earlier that there remained a "...

Rocco Mediate: All majors should have 18-hole play-offs

If players are still tied after two extra holes the play-off will become sudden death. Despite the distaste for the 18-hole format, some of the most memorable U.S. Before that, Retief Goosen defeated Mark Brooks in a playoff in 2001, and Ernie Els ...

Saquon Barkley had a ridiculous, 41-inch vertical jump at National Football League combine

I'm very confident in myself, whether the ball's on the 99-yard line or one-yard line. I can do it all. "I would be absolutely stunned if he doesn't go in the top five". If you look at his football life, he's carrying cups to his offensive linemen,...

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku wants 'more respect'

And the striker then turned provider as he set up Jesse Lingard for Manchester United's victor in the second half. Lukaku has scored 27 times in 43 appearances for club and country this season. I want to win trophies. "I'm really happy, we ...

F1 Pre-Season Testing 2018: Times and Wednesday Analysis from Barcelona

Alonso's 11 laps , which nearly seem mighty compared to what everyone else accomplished, were done nearly entirely in sets of one, and only on the full wet tires. The season starts on March 25 with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Snow also...

Corey Brewer 'likely' to sign with Thunder on Friday

In case you didn't know. . Per Marc Stein of The New York Times , Brewer and the Lakers are negotiating a buyout that would allow the veteran to join a title contending team ( h/t LakersNation ). The Thunder are slated to play back-to-back game...

Minnesota Vikings Facing QB Dilemma This Offseason

If the Vikings retain Murray for 2018, he may be limited to a low-usage complementary role behind Cook, who displayed three-down abilities as a rookie. Cousins has thrown for over 4,000 yards in each of this three seasons as a starter, but the Red...

Northeast getting slammed with heavy rain, snow from nor'easter

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has urged residents along the coast to come up with evacuation plans before high tide on Friday. "The winds are going to keep on increasing and the seas are going to go higher and higher for the next th...

Kynard 4th in high jump at world championships

Muir won gold in both the 1500m and 3,000m at the European indoor championships previous year but faces stern opposition from Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba, the world record holder in both events. Kynard, who won the high jump title February 17 at the U....

SA fast bowler Morne Morkel to quit internationals after Australia series

Of interest to both will be the surfaces that they are given to play, especially after the fiery pitches that greeted India's visit. "We've not asked for anything specific", Du Plessis told the media. Australia takes on South Africa in a four-match...

Parkland shooting victim was buried in Dwyane Wade jersey

Wade referenced the University of Miami's miraculous win at Chapel Hill with Ja'Quan Newton sinking a three pointer at the buzzer to give Miami a 91-88 win. For some reason, Dario Šarić would foul Wade on a three-point attempt with 27 second left ...

No Kaala teaser today, says Dhanush to disappointed fans

The actor-producer also apologised to Rajinikanth's fans for the delay. Kabali fell on the face at the box office crushing all the hopes of the director Pa Ranjith and the Rajini fans. Ranjith is a director known for realistic cinema and he gav...

Ferrari's Vettel fastest as Hamilton leaves it to Bottas

The team said the unpredictable weather meant plans were flexible and that Hamilton had been involved with and agreed with the decision. I don't know about performance, but with the general operation everything is really smooth. "The vehicle is worki...

Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver spins off in Formula 1 testing in Barcelona

He added of Alonso's spin: "There was no drama in the garage and everyone was quite relaxed and getting on with it". "We kept the motivation very high, I think the team is stronger now than three years ago". "A vehicle in the gravel makes a big thi...

Ex-Everton, Spurs, Ajax and Dortmund midfielder Pienaar hangs up his boots

Speaking to SABC TV, the 61-cap South Africa global said: "From day one. the love and everything". This was the first of many accolades the technically gifted midfielder would revel in during his career. Subsequently, Pienaar moved to German side...

Rams gave a fourth and a 2019 second for Marcus Peters

Why the 2019 second rounder? Although the terms of the trade have not yet been revealed, it's expected that the Rams won't have to surrender a first-round pick in the trade. Rams head coach Sean McVay was asked about the pending trade Sunday and P...

Lewandowski gets agent Zahavi

Lewandowski , 29, parted with Cezary Kucharski, his agent of 10 years, sources close to the player confirmed to ESPN FC last week , while earlier this month, Marca reported that Kucharski had "offered" Lewandowski to Real Madrid. Moreover, Chel...

More rain, flooding in the forecast for US South, Midwest

The National Weather Service has issued a River Flood Warning for the Rock River in Rock County Monday . Major flood stage is 38 feet at the Upper gauge. T-L Photo/SHELLEY HANSON JAMES DAVIS, left, and Denise Whipkey, both of Wheeling, check out ...

Harvick scores one for the old guard at Atlanta

The win means more about stress level than it does about how Harvick will perform the rest of the season. Harvick overcame an early pit road issue to dominate the race and make amends for last season's penalty that cost him the race. As the cauti...

Jaguars, Blake Bortles Finalize 3-Year Extension Worth $54M

Cousins is going to get his $28-30 million per season, and that's just that. At best, the Jaguars' haste to get a deal done forced them to give Bortles a little more money than the market would have dictated. "Blake's growth and development last ...

PNB fraud: Passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi revoked

While the Samudra Mahal properties and two other flats in Punes Hadapsar area are in the name of Modi and his wife Ami, the assets attached in the pricey Kalaghoda and Opera House area in the Maharashtra capital are in the name of Modi's diamond firm...

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The bidding war is over Fox assets - not including Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network - that Disney in December said it would purchase for United States dollars 52.4...

Kushner granted permanent security clearance, AP source says

That means Kushner once again has access to the nation's most sensitive information. In February, Kushner's interim security clearance was downgraded from "top secret" to t...

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

The lava, stalled by a natural berm, remains 200 to 300 meters from the wells. "That means that for a period of time the well has less integrity than it has right now". Hawaiian vo...

Britain's M&S sees profit fall for second straight year

Figures for the period to the end of March this year show pre-tax profits fell from £176.4 million to £66.8 million with the company shouldering exceptional costs of £514 million -...

Sterlite plant protests leave 9 dead

Meanwhile, an official release said about 20,000 people took out a procession towards the district collectorate and the copper plant, demanding its permanent closure. Compensatio...

Turkish Foreign Ministry says it is pleased by Venezuela elections

Mr Maduro, the 55-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez, hailed his win in Sunday's election as a victory against "imperialism", however, in a statement sent fr...

Elon Musk: UAW 'did nada' for job security in last recession

Elon Musk has announced two new versions of the Model 3 , including a high-performance model capable of hitting 60mph in 3.5 seconds, following months of production woes . The...

Mowgli is a dark themed 'The Jungle Book', trailer released

The story will follow the upbringing of the human child Mowgli , who was raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. The film also stars Andy Serkis as bear Baloo , Moonl...

Shootout Between Texas School Gunman and Deputies Lasted 25 Minutes

Texas, a conservative stronghold, has some of the most permissive firearm laws in the United States, and new gun restrictions are unlikely. The discussions will start in Austi...

Texas school gunman 'confused,' claim attorneys

It comes as a variety of solutions are being floated to keep Texas schools safe. Perkins, a substitute teacher who goes by Ann, was among two adults killed in the shooting. The...

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UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

In response , Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the support of European officials would be insufficient without the United States, and implied that Europe ...

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

POPE FRANCIS has been praised by campaigners after claims that he told a gay man "God made you like this" and said sexuality "doesn't matter". "What the pope was saying is: 'God...

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

I think that after two years the club know me very well. But he knows Chelsea need significant improvement to emulate those victories after they finished fifth - 30 points behi...

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

Thompson had just eight points on 3-of-11 shooting and 2-of-4 from long range as the Warriors' "Splash Brothers", who combined for 46 points in Game 1 were nowhere to be found wh...

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

The latest data which was revealed on Wednesday spanned the 2013-14 through 2016-17 academic years and showed a number of different areas in which Villanova ranks at or near the to...

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

While it appeared that Connelly would begin the upward trend of victory for the Caps, they were never able to get out of first gear. To make things more puzzling, none of the gam...

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Receiver Torrey Smith-who the Eagles traded to the Carolina Panthers earlier this offseason-told McManus he has no interest in going to the White House as long as Trump remains...

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Ennis also testified that while Foster did not hit her once, she actually hit him with a hanger. "She was extremely upset and told him if he broke up with her she would 'trash h...

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

As much as Vlade Divac loves to make insane out of the box decisions there are a number of bigs at the top of the draft to offer Divac plenty of choices. It's a disappointing fini...