• Nowitzki Nears 30000 Points As Mavs Host Lakers
Nowitzki Nears 30000 Points As Mavs Host Lakers

He became the first global member of an elite club occupied by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone , Kobe Bryant , Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain , finishing with a team-high 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting. Lebron James is the only active threat to Nowitzki's spot at No. 6. "I know Kobe was the hardest working player I've been around", Walt...

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  • Mings handed 5-game ban for stamp on Ibrahimovic
Mings handed 5-game ban for stamp on Ibrahimovic

The weekend's most interesting game, mainly for the wrong reasons, was Manchester United's draw with Bournemouth . The former Sweden global lashed out on Mings during a coming together in the Cherries' penalty area after the Bournemouth defender appeared to stamp on Ibrahimovic's head.

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  • New York Giants make a splash, sign WR Brandon Marshall
New York Giants make a splash, sign WR Brandon Marshall

Not only that, but they get him at a nice little discount at $6 million a year . For the Redskins, who desperately need help in pass coverage after Bashaud Breeland struggled and Josh Norman was the only consistently effective player in the secondary, this is a problem.

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  • Borussia Dortmund vs Benfica
Borussia Dortmund vs Benfica

Their last game was a 6-2 romp over Bayer Leverkusen , including three goals in the final 15 minutes of the match just as it looked like Leverkusen were going to mount a comeback. "We did things which we can do better, but we did not play against just any team". The United States global then joined the scoresheet after the break - the 18-year-...

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  • Jets Out Of Mike Glennon Pursuit
Jets Out Of Mike Glennon Pursuit

On the first day of the NFL's legal tampering period, CSNChicago.com reported, citing an National Football League source , that the Jets have removed themselves from competition for the free agent quarterback. Glennon was mentioned as a trade possibility for the past two years, but the Bucs held off, and still could get a pick back anyway. He star...

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  • Barcelona make Champions League history with stunning comeback to knock PSG out
Barcelona make Champions League history with stunning comeback to knock PSG out

I think Barcelona will definitely win on the night but I think most of us agree PSG will score because of Luis Enrique's defence, if you can even call it that. The other two games are much closer to call, with Dortmund's attacking ability giving them every chance of getting the win they need to overcome Benfica after a 1-0 loss in the first leg in ...

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  • Zidane eyes Real shutout at Napoli
Zidane eyes Real shutout at Napoli

However, in those fixtures, they have scored an average of 2.9 goals per game and have also conceded fewer goals (1 per fixture compared to 1.5 when Benzema, Bale and Ronaldo all play together). Having impressed in the first leg , Napoli did more of the same in the second as their effort came in vain against the defending champions. Ronal...

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  • Mark Hunt Suffered Broken Leg in UFC 209 Loss to Alistair Overeem
Mark Hunt Suffered Broken Leg in UFC 209 Loss to Alistair Overeem

If I felt today as I felt yesterday I would not have been able to perform. I was like low energy. I guess it's nice to know that there's a silver lining to Mark Hunt " s UFC 209 performance: It didn't got as absolutely horribly as first thought.

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  • Malaysian Open goes to qualifier Barty
Malaysian Open goes to qualifier Barty

It hasn't quite been 12 months since I started playing singles again. While Barty now heads to Indian Wells with some US$48,000 (S$67,700) in winnings in the bank, her real prize is a spot in the top 100 in the world rankings. Barty has had a strong start to 2017, progressing through to the third round of her previous two events at the Australian...

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  • Jabrill Peppers best suited to play strong safety
Jabrill Peppers best suited to play strong safety

While it's not as impressive at late former Raiders linebacker, Thomas Howard's 4.42, it's still special. The 2017 National Football League combine has arrived, meaning it's time for prospects to perform drills in their underwear, franchises to chart their futures, and anonymous scouts to provide irresponsible quotes.

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  • Wenger has 'no regrets' about leaving Sanchez out of starting line-up
Wenger has 'no regrets' about leaving Sanchez out of starting line-up

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger played down suggestions of a rift with Alexis Sanchez on the eve of his side's near impossible Champions League conundrum against Bayern Munich. Such an abysmal record will not only make it hard to keep someone like Sanchez at the club, but puts a huge amount of pressure on Wenger to announce whether he will be signi...

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  • Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make Champions League 'appointment every year'
Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make Champions League 'appointment every year'

The Nigeria global joined Chelsea from Wigan in August 2012 and has had loan spells at Liverpool, Stoke and last season at West Ham. Chelsea's most recent Premier League away game was a draw at Burnley. Hazard was on the receiving end of a kick in training, but head coach Antonio Conte expects the Belgium playmaker to be available at the Lon...

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  • Katie Taylor Scores Scintillating Fifth-Round Stoppage In London
Katie Taylor Scores Scintillating Fifth-Round Stoppage In London

In truth, the Bray woman made light work of the 39-year-old Italian, with Taylor landing shots at will off the back foot in the early rounds before settling into a comfortable rhythm and working the body before the fight came to an end in the fifth round.

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  • Chelsea-West Ham United Preview
Chelsea-West Ham United Preview

This season the teams played twice - "Chelsea" won the championship, "West Ham" said winning the League Cup, the expense in each of the matches was 2: 1. 'In England, it's very odd for me to talk about this. "In the last away game, the way we played against Burnley, we drew". Diafra Sakho (back) and Angelo Ogbonna (knee) are the only injury absente...

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  • Mexican Open: Sam Querrey shocks Rafael Nadal to win title
Mexican Open: Sam Querrey shocks Rafael Nadal to win title

Andy Murray solidified his position at the top of the world rankings with a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Spain's Fernando Verdasco to win the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday. "It's been a pleasure to play here", Querrey said. In the women's final, Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko defeated France's Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 7-5. He ousted fifth-seeded David...

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  • Patriots Rumors: Trade Offer for Brandin Cooks Rejected by Saints
Patriots Rumors: Trade Offer for Brandin Cooks Rejected by Saints

The Eagles had identified eight prospects they were willing to take with the 22d overall pick, and if none was available, they would trade back. New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (10) scores a touchdown in front of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Frank Zombo (51) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sund...

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  • Harry Kane Inspires Tottenham to 3-2 Win Over Everton
Harry Kane Inspires Tottenham to 3-2 Win Over Everton

When asked to pick between the two in the Sky Sports studio, Graeme Souness opted for Lukaku while Jamie Redknapp said he would rather Kane in his team. David Moyes' side gave as good as they got for most of the opening period with Jermain Defoe a constant threat. "Harry is a massive player for us", Davies told reporters.

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  • Alshon Jeffery's agent had 'positive meeting' with Bears
Alshon Jeffery's agent had 'positive meeting' with Bears

This past season, Jefferey finished with 52 catches for 821 yards to go along with two touchdowns in 12 games. He also served a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. "I'm trying to work with you all, but I hope you appreciate that". Pace said tagging Jeffery for the second year in a row "really...

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  • Tony Bellew to target Deontay Wilder or Joseph Parker - Eddie Hearn
Tony Bellew to target Deontay Wilder or Joseph Parker - Eddie Hearn

I think we showed that tonight. "He was saying I was going to get smoked", he said. Certainly, a fully functioning Haye would still have to answer questions about his stamina down the stretch but, as Bellew's trainer David Coldwell, who once worked with Haye, conceded in a quiet moment: "We knew he would be unsafe all the way to the end, even on on...

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  • Federer stunned by Russian Donskoy in Dubai
Federer stunned by Russian Donskoy in Dubai

Roger Federer has squandered three match points in a shock 3-6 7-6 (7) 7-6 (5) second-round loss to Russian qualifier Evgeny Donskoy at the Dubai Tennis Championships . After saving a set point after play resumed, Federer had three match points in the tie-break, but he was unable to convert any of them as Donskoy levelled up the match.

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