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HEAT Acquire Luke Babbitt HEAT Acquire Luke Babbitt
- February 09, 2018

As for White, he will most likely see limited minutes playing behind Ersan Ilyasova and John Collins in the Hawks' power forward depth chart when he returns. White, 25, played in just six games this season before undergoing surgery to fix a broken bone in his left foot. He eventually left in free agency last summer to sign a one-year minimum deal with the Hawks. (more...)
Denver Nuggets Reportedly Eyeing Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart Denver Nuggets Reportedly Eyeing Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart
- February 09, 2018

But "the right deal", seemingly, would somehow help the Celtics now and give them options for the future. Boston remained pat at the deadline without making any trades and will target Joe Johnson in the buyout market, which is expected to be robust this season. (more...)
Giroud: Chelsea is flawless for me Giroud: Chelsea is flawless for me
- February 09, 2018

Chelsea in turn only offloaded the Belgium worldwide once its arduous search for a new striker ended across London . He has signed an 18-month contract and could be in line for his debut against Watford on Monday with striker Alvaro Morata out of action. (more...)
North Carolina defeats Duke 82-78 North Carolina defeats Duke 82-78
- February 09, 2018

Luke Maye and Joel Berry have taken 43.1% of UNC's shots from the floor (671 of 1557), splitting that load nearly exactly down the middle between them. John's and a Final Four trip are very much in play. Issues are there all the time . North Carolina was unbeaten from then on, snatching the national championship. (more...)
Grizzlies make a trade, but it's not with Tyreke Evans Grizzlies make a trade, but it's not with Tyreke Evans
- February 09, 2018

Ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. ET NBA trade deadline , the Memphis Grizzlies are reportedly holding out on a deal involving guard Tyreke Evans in hopes of getting a first-round pick. All of this is exactly why he should have been traded to anyone for anything. Tyreke Evans #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies dribbles down the court during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at the FedEx Forum on October 26, 2017 in Memphis , Tennessee. (more...)
Indianapolis Colts say Indianapolis Colts say "rivalry on" after Josh McDaniels backs out of deal
- February 09, 2018

The U-turn sent shockwaves across the National Football League, with widespread disbelief that McDaniels , 41, had backed out at the 11th hour. What NFL team wants to lose its offensive and defensive coordinator in the same offseason? He's spitting some fire on the subject, even indicating that the Patriots may have collaborated in an attempt to screw over the Colts in response for deflategate. (more...)
Pope says Korea's Winter Olympics offer hope for peace Pope says Korea's Winter Olympics offer hope for peace
- February 09, 2018

North Korea is under multiple sets of UN Security Council sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, which have seen it develop rockets capable of reaching the USA mainland. Kim is the youngest daughter of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Vice President Mike Pence will lead the US presidential delegation to the opening ceremony Friday. (more...)
UFC discussing CM Punk return for June PPV UFC discussing CM Punk return for June PPV
- February 09, 2018

If your wondering who Jackson is then you won't be alone as he had never fought in MMA before he was plucked from obscurity to fight Mickey Gall at UFC Fight Night 82 in early 2016, with the victor moving on to fight Punk afterwards. Discussions for the potential fight are in the early stages with no final decision made just yet. He's a good dude. I'm going to give it to him. The fight is also an intriguing prospect because, like Punk, Jackson also has a 0-1 professional record and is a much ... (more...)
Vikings to hire John DeFilippo as OC Vikings to hire John DeFilippo as OC
- February 09, 2018

He emerged as a top candidate to succeed Shurmur in Minnesota after he left to become head coach of the New York Giants. DeFilippo, who was the Browns' offensive coordinator under Mike Pettine in 2015, was the Eagles' QB coach the last two seasons, where he worked with Carson Wentz during his first two years in the league and helped the North Dakota State product become a MVP candidate in 2017. (more...)
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner denies sexual assault charges in statement Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner denies sexual assault charges in statement
- February 09, 2018

Bell and Pendley responded with a counter-claim on Thursday accusing Pastner of repeated instances of sexual assault spanning a number of months. According to the counterclaim, Pastner allegedly assaulted Bell's girlfriend in Houston when Bell and his girlfriend traveled there for a University of Memphis basketball game. (more...)
Athletes Eat Like Champions at PyeongChang Olympic Villages Athletes Eat Like Champions at PyeongChang Olympic Villages
- February 09, 2018

South Korean authorities deployed 900 military personnel at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday after the security force was depleted by an outbreak of norovirus. As well as the 168-strong Russian team, 60 more Russian athletes and staff have pending appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a last-ditch bid to take part in Pyeongchang. (more...)
Olympic Hockey 2018: Latest Odds for Team USA, Canada and More Countries Olympic Hockey 2018: Latest Odds for Team USA, Canada and More Countries
- February 09, 2018

Granato said the U.S. "Now it's more creative and free-flowing". "I don't think a guy can say that right now because I don't think we have any clear stars", Desjardins acknowledged. Prospective players were warned that to be considered for Pyeongchang they had to be actively playing in a pro league in the 2017-18 season. "It is very unfortunate for the game, the players and millions of loyal hockey fans". (more...)
Suns Acquire Elfrid Payton From Magic For 2nd Round Pick Suns Acquire Elfrid Payton From Magic For 2nd Round Pick
- February 09, 2018

He is now shooting 52 percent from the floor, 37.3 percent from three-point range and 63.2 percent from the free-throw line. Late last week, Payton said he wasn't concerned about a potential trade because he was keeping his focus on the present. (more...)
Penn State holds off Maryland in Big Ten battle Penn State holds off Maryland in Big Ten battle
- February 09, 2018

Cam Smith of USA Today noted Walker made the decision official after he narrowed his list of finalists to six schools-Penn State, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Rutgers, Maryland and North Carolina-back last April. "(I) had a gut feeling that Penn State was home", Walker told the Washington Post. "We were comfortable with that", Franklin said. Franklin, whose press conference was reduced to a conference call because of the winter storm, said special teams was among the areas he felt ... (more...)
Troy Deeney Said Profane Gesture vs. Chelsea Was over Transfer Rumours Troy Deeney Said Profane Gesture vs. Chelsea Was over Transfer Rumours
- February 09, 2018

Former Chelsea midfielder and Assistant Manager, Ray Wilkins , described their performance as "inept" and "abysmal" but he believes Conte's troubles are not of his own making. "This is the worst I've felt for quite a while", he told BBC Sport . "What is the pressure?" The Spanish wide man was bright, lively and direct throughout, committing the Chelsea defence on his way to score a fine goal; a welcome relief given his frustrating season with Barca this term. (more...)
Gisele hits out at criticism of her response to Patriots' loss Gisele hits out at criticism of her response to Patriots' loss
- February 09, 2018

Didn't the Eagles bust their behinds and earned that?" The deciding play was a fumble by Vivian's father and Gisele's husband, Tom Brady , who lost the ball in the fourth quarter, which was a crushing blow in the team's comeback efforts. (more...)
Jamie Carragher compares Liverpool's Roberto Firmino to Luis Suarez Jamie Carragher compares Liverpool's Roberto Firmino to Luis Suarez
- February 09, 2018

The number of defensive actions that Firmino makes for Liverpool is fundamental to their high pressing style of play and is evident in the numbers. Carragher has noticed how the 26-year-old regularly drops into midfield, which drags opposition defenders out of position and allows Salah and Mane to make diagonal runs in behind. (more...)
Coutinho's First Barcelona Goal Inches Club Toward Copa Del Rey Final Coutinho's First Barcelona Goal Inches Club Toward Copa Del Rey Final
- February 09, 2018

Coutinho opened the scoring as Barca saw off Valencia by an aggregate score of 3-0, setting up a clash with Sevilla for the trophy. Winners of the trophy in each of the last three campaigns, the Catalans will face Sevilla in the final set for the weekend of April 21 and 22. (more...)
Canada falls to Norway in Olympic mixed curling debut Canada falls to Norway in Olympic mixed curling debut
- February 09, 2018

Switzerland's Jenny Perret and Martin Rios are the current world mixed doubles champions, while Morris is a 2010 gold medallist and Lawes a 2014 gold victor in the team events. That seems to be a very strong combination for mixed doubles. Six other squads now hold a 1-1 record through two games, while Finland sits at 0-2. Lawes (2014 with Jennifer Jones) and Morris (2010 with Kevin Martin) are both already Olympic gold medallists and they are two of the best Canada has to offer. (more...)
Patrice Evra Joins EPL Side West-Ham United Patrice Evra Joins EPL Side West-Ham United
- February 09, 2018

The former France global has signed a deal until the end of the campaign as he reunites with David Moyes following the Scot's short-lived tenure at Manchester United in 2013-14. West Ham chairman David Sullivan rubber stamped the deal despite insisting his days of signing older players were over. "When I wake up I know I am going to work hard, to have fun with my team-mates and give my best on the pitch". (more...)
The real reason Chelsea will not sack Antonio Conte The real reason Chelsea will not sack Antonio Conte
- February 08, 2018

Chelsea are targeting free agents to succeed under pressure manager Antonio Conte . The future for the Italian manager looks bleak with Barcelona waiting in the Champions League Round of 16 and Conte may have to face the axe as his predecessor's Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas-Boas if the desired results aren't matched. (more...)
Knicks Get Emmanuel Mudiay in Three-Team Deal With Mavs and Nuggets Knicks Get Emmanuel Mudiay in Three-Team Deal With Mavs and Nuggets
- February 08, 2018

The Dallas Mavericks are getting forward Doug McDermott from NY and a second-round pick from the Denver Nuggets , who are getting Devin Harris from the Mavericks, league sources said. They acquire Harris, a veteran presence who could help with Denver's playoff push. Buying low on Mudiay makes sense in a vacuum. Mudiay can play in the backcourt alongside rookie floor general Frank Ntilikina or run the point alone in reserve units. (more...)
North Korea tries to steal Olympic thunder with missiles on parade North Korea tries to steal Olympic thunder with missiles on parade
- February 08, 2018

The U.S. VP stressed to President Moon and the South Korean people that the U.S. will stand shoulder to shoulder with its ally, South Korea, and work together towards a permanent and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea . But a Seoul government source told AFP: "We have learned that North Korea staged a military parade at Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang". After arriving at Incheon, the plane will return to the North and come back to the airport on Sunday to pick up the ... (more...)
No, we don't need a tank parade No, we don't need a tank parade
- February 08, 2018

But then in places like North Korea and Russian Federation, defense spending isn't subject to democratic niceties. In a string of tweets Wednesday evening, O'Malley - the former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor - expressed disdain for the planned "large-scale military parade " by retweeting a Washington Post tweet with an added expletive to punctuate his feelings. (more...)
Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout
- February 08, 2018

Shortly after the trade was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Shams Charania of the Vertical reported that the Jazz plan on waving Rose. The Cleveland Cavaliers are not standing pat during the National Basketball Association trade deadline. (more...)