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Jabari Parker Re-Injures Left Knee

Then, when the team announced this afternoon that an MRI revealed Parker had indeed torn his ACL, the mood around Bucks Nation was all only sadness. Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks draws a charge from Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks at Philips Arena on January 15, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More »

Devin McCourty becomes second Patriots player to skip White House visit

In a clever tweet posted Tuesday, Union called out Bennett's teammate Tom Brady , who skipped a White House visit in 2015 without giving an explanation as to why he wasn't attending. Martellus Bennett sports a NASA hat while speaking to the media on February 1 ahead of Super Bowl LI. Bennett and McCourty are now the only two members of the team to say they will not meet the president. Read More »

Packers: Green Bay releases veteran cornerback Sam Shields


It may not have been an easy move to make for Green Bay, but there was no guarantee Shields, 29, was going to return in 2017. Shields, who played seven seasons in Green Bay, only appeared in one game in 2016. "Some days it's tough headaches, some days it's mild", Shields said. "It varies. I never know". He was charged with possession of marijuana from an incident on October 19th when officials responded to his Ashwaubenon home. Read More »

Athletics-Russia unlikely to be re-admitted before November - IAAF


As IAAF President, Lord Coe imposed a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee made a decision to allow individual sports to decide, with some more lenient than others. "Clean Russian athletes have been badly let down by their national system". However, Russian track and field athletes will still have the chance to compete in global competitions, as Anderson noted that many Russian athletes had applied to compete as neutral ones. Read More »

Flying Trump flag is a military violation


She said she did not know the potential penalties for the violation. First, Maxwell said, Department of Defense and Navy regulations proscribe which flags and pennants may be displayed - and the way they may be displayed. "It's very clear that you should not be doing that, that they shouldn't be involved in politics, overtly in their military capacity". A Trump flag was spotted on a military convoy driving outside Lexington, Kentucky, on Sunday. Read More »

Ireland v Scotland preview: Time for Ireland to deliver

The introduction of bonus points could prove a determining factor in the destination of the Championship. The intensity and national fervour becomes intoxicating. 10 jersey. As it stands, Ireland are the best team in Europe, in terms of player strength. Finally on Sunday the doors of the Stadio Olimpico open as Italy welcome Wales. Read More »

Mourinho Reveals Which Man Utd Star Could Leave

The Portuguese coach has also taken United to the EFL Cup final and the knockout stages of the Europa League, where they will play St Etienne in the last 32 next month. " With so many matches and competitions , he's going to be an option ". "So, the second half was good". Wayne Rooney was presented with a special award for becoming Manchester United's all-time topscorer from the man that he surpassed his record, Sir Bobby Charlton just before kick-off against Wigan . Read More »

Celtics Told Knicks They Don't Want Carmelo Anthony Trade


However, Redick is a free agent over the summer and could be a risky acquisition for NY. Anthony has a no-trade clause in his contract, so he'd have to agree to any deal, but sources told the Vertical scribes that the Clippers would interest him because of his friendship with Chris Paul and the fact that he owns a home in Los Angeles. Read More »

Eoin Morgan leads England to a commanding T20 win

Virat Kohli-led India will aim to carry forward their dominance over England in the three-match twenty20 series. We accept that. With the ball, in the field and with the bat, they were precise. "You then can play an extra batsman in the middle-order, a player like Suresh Raina gets more unsafe at No.3, so when Rohit is not around as an opener, I can anytime step up because it provides more balance". Read More »

Australia score mammoth 369 against Pakistan in dead rubber


In the fourth ODI, David Warner's 12th one-day worldwide hundred and brisk fifties from Glenn Maxwell and Travis Head set up Australia for an 86-run win over Pakistan on Sunday as the hosts secured an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series. Head batted mostly in Warner's shadow, and his steady progress to a maiden century was eclipsed by his partner's 13th ODI century , his sixth of the season , and his second in the series. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo opens up about Zinedine Zidane's impact at Real Madrid


Los Blancos could only get a 1-2 defeat when Celta Vigo visited the Santiago Bernabeu a week ago and now they'll be forced to earn a convincing win against the Galician side in order to go through. "But we need the fans' support", Zidane said Tuesday, visibly irritated by the constant questions surrounding the team's decaying physical status. But nothing changed. Read More »

Tearful Lucic-Baroni makes first Grand Slam semis in 18 years


She'll take on either Serena Williams or Johanna Konta in the last four. Lucic-Baroni cracked first, broken to love as Pliskova forced a third and deciding set. The Croat took a medical time out in the third set while trailing 4-3 but returned to win the next three games easily to make the last four. Prior to this year's edition, Lucic-Baroni had won a game at the Australian Open way back in 1998, when she made it to the second round of the women's singles event. Read More »

Johnny Manziel deletes Twitter account after tweet to Donald Trump


The happiness from doing it sober has been astronomical. A pre-season game, anything I don't care what it is. Tell us what you think of Manziel's tweet. Manziel noted that Trump responding to tweets is "is dumber than selling Super Bowl selfies", a reference to a recent report that Manziel would charge $50 for selfies with fans at the Super Bowl. Read More »

Pressure on as Barcelona face Eibar in La Liga

Andres Iniesta is doubtful for Barcelona with the creative midfielder suffering from a calf injury and coach Luis Enrique will have to decide whether he plays Arda Turan in an attacking role. "Having seen how Sergio got injured, the best news is it doesn't seem as serious as we expected", Enrique said in his postgame news conference. Eibar directly stayed clear of transfer in their launching period, taking place to end up a trustworthy 14th in 2015, as well as are going for an also greater ... Read More »

Angelique Kerber, advances to Aussie Open quarterfinals


It isn't since the 2004 French Open that the top two men's seeds have gone out before the quarter-finals, and for Murray, a five-time losing finalist, it meant yet more Melbourne misery. Was the first time I go through. "That's why I have been working so hard for this moment now". "We're two totally opposite players". Both players continued to hold serve comfortably in the next two games with the American nudging the scoreboard in her favor, leading 3-2. Read More »

Fleetwood credits persistence for second win


Championship, a second successive round of six-under par 66 giving the German a one-shot lead at the halfway stage. Major winners Dustin Johnson (68), Martin Kaymer (69) and Henrik Stenson (69) were in the chase all day, with three-time victor Kaymer leading on his own for two holes before dropping three shots in a five-hole stretch around the turn. Read More »

Two MLB Players Killed in Separate Crashes in Dominican Republic


With the fitting nickname of "Ace", Ventura burst onto the baseball scene with a 100 miles per hour fastball and an explosive attitude to match. Mateo did not say whether Ventura was driving. According to a source in the Dominican National Police, the player died at the scene of the accident and his body was transferred to an assistance center in Pimentel. Read More »

Adam Hadwin shoots scorching 59 to take lead at La Quinta


A week earlier in Hawaii, Justin Thomas shot a 59 at the Sony Open. Hadwin managed only the fourth USPGA Tour 59 on a par-72 course , the first since David Duval in 1999 at the nearby Palmer course , which was then among the layouts in the tournament's rotation. Read More »

Rafael Nadal rediscovers champion's edge in epic over Alexander Zverev


The world number 117 sent shockwaves through the tournament by ousting six-time champion Djokovic, but he isn't done yet as he beat 30th seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Nadal needed all his trademark grit against Zverev, 19, dubbed "the future of tennis", and his superior fitness told as he ground out a thrilling 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-2 win. Read More »

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant trade gaffes in head-to-head showdown


After that game, Durant and Westbrook refused to greet one another, fuelling fire to the notion that the once Thunder teammate endured an ugly split last summer when the former took his talents to the Bay Area. 7 seed in the West, the Thunder (25-18) will look to improve upon their playoff positioning. Thunder: Oklahoma City is 5-11 on the road against Golden State and hasn't won on the Warriors' home floor since December 18, 2014. Read More »

Tom Brady doesn't know why some people don't like the Patriots


New England is playing in a National Football League record sixth consecutive AFC Championship game . Strong safety Patrick Chung said it has been business as usual in practice this week. "I think LeGarrette feels like he really wants to play in the game", Bell said. These Steelers might be better prepared to do just that with James Harrison , Bud Dupree, Stephon Tuitt and Javon Hargrave. Read More »

Vikings' Adrian Peterson expresses interest in Buccaneers, Texans, Giants

Garcon says he's waiting for a phone call from RedskinsDjokovic ousted in second round of Aussie OpenKiper reveals initial top 3Luck's shoulder has been a recurring issuesc "I see myself in purple". "Going into the next season, I'll be ready to roll". The veteran running back, who found himself injured once again this past season, underwent surgery to fix a torn meniscus in his right knee back on September 22. Read More »

It won't be easy for Bottas: Rosberg

Adding further, he said, "But the main thing is I'm sure we're going to work as a team, working together to help the team as much as we can and having a good spirit". Bottas's arrival means Mercedes will have no German driver in their line-up for the first time since the German carmaker bought the former Brawn GP team at the end of 2009 and returned as a constructor. Read More »

West Ham won't be bullied in Payet saga


I don't know how to tell you that. Bilic has told the 29-year-old to stay away from training, but has maintained his stance that the player will not be sold. Bilic said: "We have a situation with a player, Payet". Marseille-who sold Payet to West Ham for £10.7m in 2015-apparently submitted a £20m offer for him, which West Ham roundly rejected, as he's worth significantly more. Read More »

DA's office moving forward with charges against Steeler's assistant coach Joey Porter


Porter, the Steelers announced Monday, is on leave "pending further review". On Thursday, however, the office of the Allegheny County District Attorney's office reduced the charges to only disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. Pittinger said neither Porter's fame nor Abel's history will matter in the investigation. Porter then asked, "Did you hear what [the doorman] said to me?" I didn't do anything", or, "You're lying! City police spokeswoman Sonya Toler had no comment on the ... Read More »

Patriots Not Allowing Football Game Against Texans To Become Distraction


The game kicks off on Saturday at 8:15 PM ET (5:15 PM PT) and can be seen on CBS. Their first two scoring drives against the Raiders netted 10 points while amassing 12 yards from scrimmage, and they had six scoring jaunts (one touchdown, five field goals) in the regular season that gained less than 20 yards. Read More »

Erik Karlsson named to 2017 NHL All-Star Game roster

He is the Sabres leader scorer with 27 points. Tarasenko leads the Blues with 20 goals so far this season, and fourth overall in the league with 43 points. He'll be joining defencemen Shea Weber of the Canadiens and Victor Hedman of the Lightning as the representative for the Atlantic Division . For the third straight year, Calgary Flames sniper Johnny Gaudreau will be a part of the NHL's all-star weekend. Read More »

Jordan Clarkson: Kobe Said To 'Never Have Your Hands Down'


Meanwhile, Brandon Ingram tied his career high with 17 points on an efficient 6-of-9 shooting along with six rebounds and four assists. Shortly after, Miami guard James Johnson tried approaching the Lakers bench. From 3-point range, the Lakers connected on 10 of 28 (35.7 percent) to 8 of 32 (25 percent) for the Heat. Johnson delivered 23 points and a crucial block to help preserve the Heat's victory over the Kings. Read More »

New York Giants: Face Packers in NFC wildcard game

He came close, in 2011, but then he had to watch from an exercise bike on the sideline as Rogers and the Packers ran away with the game and into the Super Bowl that they'd end up winning. That bad news is that the Cowboys aren't as high as we'd like them to be and that can be a little worrisome. But their strengths and weakness match up well against the Cowboys. Read More »

Texans name Brock Osweiler starter for Saturday vs. Raiders


Houston ranked No. 2 against the pass in the National Football League during the regular season, so expect a heavy dose of the run Saturday by the Raiders. The Houston Texans will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback against the Oakland Raiders in their playoff game on Saturday. Savage is in the NFL's concussion protocol, and there is a chance he could be cleared by Saturday's game. Read More »

Lane Kiffin says 'press box would be ideal' for national title game


In retrospect, Saban made a risky (read that wrong) call keeping Kiffin around after his guy took the downward sloping career path to Florida Atlantic . They are also infused with the belief they deserve to match up with Alabama for the game's top prize. Probably a key factor of why Kiffin isn't seeing Clemson for a second straight year either. Read More »

Massimiliano Allegri Reportedly Wants to Replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Wenger said, "I believe he is always available, quick in his movement, wants the ball, can hold people off. People forget he's 20 years old. What was most important was that we stayed solid at the back and we didn't concede". Liverpool have also had two of their games during this period - the 4-1 win against Stoke City and the 1-0 victory over City - moved to different time slots by broadcasters, in their case Sky Sports and BT Sport, meaning they have played three times in seven days. Read More »

Allstate Sugar Bowl kicks off tonight at 7:30


Steven Parker is a junior safety for the Sooners and an All-Big 12 honorable mention . 35 Games have been won by Auburn in Gus Malzahn's four seasons as the Tigers' coach. 2 dual-threat quarterback according to along with being selected to the Elite 11 quarterbacks camp in 2015 before arriving at Baylor, will have three full seasons of eligibility left to his college career as he transferred this fall to a junior college that doesn't have a football program. Read More »