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Celtics, Cavaliers finalize Kyrie Irving trade with additional second-round pick


Kyrie Irving's blockbuster move to the Boston Celtics from the Cleveland Cavaliers has been completed following a delay caused by concerns over an injury to Isai ah Thomas , the teams confirmed. Thomas wasn't even able to play in the summer league because of a lockout the year he was drafted but he has come a long way from that. If Isaiah Thomas were to remain with the Celtics, tension in the locker room would take place. Read More »

Gerrard: Oxlade-Chamberlain can have his best years at Liverpool


The England worldwide was also said to be wanted by Chelsea , but the midfielder rejected the Premier League champions to move to Anfield . The 24-year-old uploaded videos, as well as Henderson, on his social media page which showed the captain and his co-pilot landing the plane at Malta International Airport on Thursday night. Read More »

Buckeyes true Freshman JK Dobbins impresses in first game


And sometimes I've come real close and one time I came off sounding like Nostradamus back in 2007 when I not only predicted IU's record but I correctly guessed a lot of insane things that I shouldn't have been able to predict. "But' we've practiced as such, and, like I said, Billy Price is snapping a ball to J.T. every play". "That's all I know, " Allen said. Over the summer, Weber battled through several injuries , including a tight hamstring. Read More »

Federer wobbles, but edges teen at US Open


Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova won the first set 6-2 against Magda Linette of Poland , then the players waited between sets while the retractable roof was closed. Back then, he called it an "unbelievable improvement", because it finally allowed for play when it rains in NY. He was the youngest victor of the famed Orange Bowl juniors event at age 15. Read More »

FSU's Derwin James back from injury, determined to make impact vs. Alabama

Luckily, Florida State's defensive line has plenty of guys who can take pressure off of Sweat. Matt Zenitz is an Alabama beat writer for the Alabama Media Group. Not only did LSU not even sniff a title, but they fired their coach, Les Miles , after only four games. Alabama enters the season having been favored in 97 of its past 98 games. Read More »

Bruised Lanka look to Malinga now


In his first 22 innings in Sri Lanka , Rohit Sharma had averaged 14.25, and hit only one fifty. The former India skipper also came close to scoring his 3 consecutive ODI half-century but missed out by a run. The 28-year-old Delhi batsman slammed 17 boundaries and two sixes in his illustrious 96-ball knock. Sourav Ganguly (11,221) and Rahul Dravid (10,768) are now ahead of him as India's top ODI run getters. Read More »

4th ODI: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma sparkle in Colombo with brilliant tons


Sri Lanka pace maestro Lasith Malinga has vowed to keep playing global cricket and added that he has no plans to call time on his illustrious career. Virat Kohli has repeatedly expressed a preference to play his first-choice XI right through this tour, but India might gain more from these matches by giving their fringe players a run. Read More »

Bangladesh get first test win over Australia


So was Australia's record of never having lost a Test to the hosts. Australia badly needed a steady hand, and who better than Smith, who averaged an astonishing 71.28 during the tour of India earlier this year to cement his status as the world's premier Test batsman. Read More »

Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton clinches third victory at Spa


Hamilton made history during qualifying on Saturday when he secured the 68th pole of his F1 career, equalling the all-time record set by racing legend Michael Schumacher . "I was waiting for Lewis to make a mistake and he didn't, " the German driver said. "I'm here to win". According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Lewis Hamilton is favored with -250 odds. Read More »

Bledisloe heartbreak for gallant Wallabies

The All Blacks needed a last-gasp try from Beauden Barrett to snatch a dramatic 35-29 victory at Forsyth Barr Stadium and retain the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday. (We want to) give people a smile on their face around the game. The ramifications of not winning that kickoff had the All Blacks within goalkicking distance. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas' pauses blockbuster trade


During Game 6 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Washington Wizards , he re-aggravated the injury. The Cavaliers and Celtics met in the Eastern Conference Finals this past spring, with Cleveland easily dispatching Boston in five games. Read More »

Jasprit Bumrah registers maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs


Indian team wanted to test how players like KL Rahul and Kedar Jadhav reacted to unfamiliar batting positions. The way we played we are having lot of confidence. With India in complete control, Sri Lanka struck back with two wickets in quick succession. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and MS Dhoni walk back after sealing Indias win against Sri Lanka with their eighth-wicket partnership at Pallekele , on Thursday. Read More »

Vettel says he wasn't "doing the best job" in practice


Raikkonen set a 1:45.502 on ultrasoft tyres in the final moments of an incident-packed session, but was only five hundreths of a second quicker than Hamilton in P2, who set his best time on the slower soft tyres. "The auto was feeling good from the get-go and the set-up changes we made were in the right direction". When asked if the knowledge of having his place on the grid secure for next year eases the pressure on him, Raikkonen replied: "I don't think so". Read More »

Who should be suspended after the Yankees-Tigers brawl?


Sanchez later appeared to take a swing at someone at the bottom of the pile. "I was looking at him", Gardner said when asked why Ausmus targeted him. And if that wasn't enough aggression, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander proceeded to get into it in the dugout with his own teammate, Victor Martinez . Read More »

NYPD Officers Hold Rally in Support of Colin Kaepernick


CBS Sports analyst Boomer Esiason, a former NFL MVP, said teams "would have a very, very tough time signing somebody who protested the American flag and the national anthem". "Here is a man, a young player, who nearly carried a team to a championship, to a Super Bowl". "So, I just wish somebody would open up and give him a chance to do his thing and say, hey, kneeling down, or whatever he did, let's forget about it". Read More »

Four transfers Manchester United could complete this summer


Leicester should welcome Vicente Iborra, Danny Drinkwater and Kelechi Iheanacho back after minor injuries. Huth remains sidelined for Leicester, while new midfielder Vicente Iborra is not expected back from a groin strain until after the forthcoming worldwide break. Read More »

Driver in Barcelona terror attack killed in Spain


A van ploughed into crowds in a tourist hotspot in Barcelona on Thursday (August 17) and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils on Friday (August 18), which killed 14 people and injured more than 100. "There is some suggestion that he may have been with at least one other person". In Cambrils , a auto crashed into passers-by, and its occupants got out and tried to stab people. Read More »

Cleveland and Boston agreed on the exchange of Irving


The NBA2K Twitter account tweeted "whoops" after the trade went down, linking back to their tweet revealing Irving as the cover artist. LeBron James exit rumours started to swirl shortly after, followed by Irving's desire to move to a different team. Read More »

Jese Rodriguez scores winner on Stoke debut as Arsenal slump to defeat

This evening (Saturday), they were a little unlucky to be beaten but Arsene Wenger has promised too much to be relying on good fortune to overcome his team's perennial jitters in the potteries. Regarding arrivals, Wenger said he could not get into "transfer mode" in the immediate aftermath of the loss at the bet365 Stadium . "It's a hard defeat to swallow". Read More »

Brien Griese not impressed with Paxton Lynch in preseason start


Siemian replaced Lynch for the final drive of the second quarter and would hit De'Angelo Henderson for a touchdown that was called back thanks to a holding call on Garett Bolles . Some NFL teams reportedly did not believe he would be available to play this season. Although he participated in 7-on-7 drills but not full-team work. Read More »

Muguruza upsets Pliskova to make final


Pliskova then produced a dominant performance to see off former world number one Wozniacki 6-2 6-4. Halep is eager to achieve the feat. Muguruza has reached the semifinals of two of the three tournaments she's entered since winning Wimbledon. Read More »

Tottenham vs. Chelsea: Highlights and recap

But just two minutes after entering play substitute Michy Batshuayi had the ball in his own net to bring the scores level at 1-1 with eight minutes left following a brilliant free-kick from Christian Eriksen just outside the box. Conte suggests Spurs's players might find that something elemental is missing when they arrive at Wembley. Spurs faced what was a resolute defensive setup from Rafa Benitez, but ultimately aided by Jonjo Shelvey's reckless red card, goals from Dele Alli and Ben ... Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea, Premier League 2017-18, live score, live commentary

Former Tottenham midfielder Murphy believes Spurs should consider a £50m offer for the 27-year-old left-back. And, ahead of Saturday's trip to Swansea, Mourinho suggested Chelsea remain title favourites. I think this will also be a high scoring game so both teams to score is something I like to bet on. Honestly, the new stadium will be great, but I love Stamford Bridge a lot. Read More »