by | October 20, 2017 | 03:44

He was our best player tonight. The defeat was the first since 2011 and just the fourth since 2000 on opening night for an National Basketball Association defending champ. "We were able to do both". Tucker grabbed a key offensive rebound and hit a pair of free throws with 43 seconds left to put the Rockets ahead after they trailed by as many as 17 points, and the Warriors' Kevin Durant had his game-winning jumper called off when replay showed that he released too late.

by | October 20, 2017 | 03:40

The soon-to-be 60-year-old was 1,068-1,039 in 13 seasons with the Twins before being let go three years ago. Gardenhire brings a reputation as a players' manager and was a help to first-year Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo. The Tigers will pick first in next summer's draft. In that time the Twins had a winning record in eight of his first nine seasons, but after the team failed to make it past the American League Division Series in each of his last 12 years Minnesota chose to go another ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 02:39

But Silva was far from happy that the comments deflected the attention away from his side's extraordinary victory and has requested that Deeney only speaks publicly about his own side in future. But Wenger begged to differ, telling journalists at a press conference yesterday to preview today's Europa League clash against Red Star Belgrade that Deeney's comments "aren't justified".

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:58

We have to appreciate his confidence here. Bridgewater practiced Wednesday for the first time in over a year. The Vikings have 21 days from Wednesday to decide whether to lift Bridgewater off the Physically Unable to Perform list. "When he got hurt, I was just hurt that he got hurt", Diggs said. Missing more than a year of a career that is limited in scope was hard, but Bridgewater says the ordeal was never about him: He wants others to learn from his experience.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:46

Sky Sports were keen to show the game on Christmas Eve but a significant backlash from fans meant that the Premier League have decided against allowing that to happen. Until 1957, there was a full programme of Football League fixtures on Christmas Day, with the reverse fixtures taking place on Boxing Day. "With matches scheduled on Christmas weekend for the first time in 11 years, the process of selecting games for live broadcast has been a more complex one than usual".

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:12

The NFL rulebook states that: "During the National Anthem , players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking". "We feel like the most American thing to do is to use your platform and influence", Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 23:14

Two Michigan music stars on different sides of the political aisle drew very different reactions during Wednesday's Detroit Pistons game. The introduction was met with cheers from the crowd. Drummond said: 'I've never seen Eminem in my life before, or even at a game, so just to see him before there for the time that he was there was pretty cool'.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:26

Despite both a security guard and referee trying to stop the woman, O'Sullivan gave in to let the woman take the final shot. O'Sullivan revealed afterwards what he had said to the table invader. His participation at the tournament in Barnsley was previously in doubt as he wanted to wear trainers during the event. The woman entered the playing arena at the Barnsley Metrodome as five-time world champion O'Sullivan was about to seal a 4-1 win over China's Zhang Yong.

by | October 19, 2017 | 22:58

The Suns' franchise previous worst-loss was a 44-point deficit against the Seattle Supersonics on April 2, 1988. The NBA has made a decision to suspend Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. Suns coach Earl Watson said he was " embarrassed " by what happened. He said, "Portland came in here and basically kicked our butts as bad as they could".

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:15

NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Both are listed as questionable for Friday's game against New Orleans. The injury bug has already bitten some players, including Boston's Gordon Hayward , Brooklyn's Jeremy Lin and Memphis' JaMychal Green .

by | October 19, 2017 | 22:03

One came in the first and one came in the second. It was his 51st career multi-point game and fourth this season. Schwartz opened the scoring at 4:46 of the first period, tucking in a backhander off Tarasenko's feed. A goal by Ryan Hartman with 3:53 to play cut the lead to 4-2. Corey Crawford made 28 saves for the Blackhawks. NOTES: The Blues activated LW Alexander Steen from injured reserve.

by | October 19, 2017 | 22:45

Of course, coach Mike Krzyzewski will be back on the sideline for his 38th season, looking to win his sixth national championship. Duke will start the year ranked No. Top 25 teams on Kentucky's schedule this season included No. 3 Kansas, No. 7 Florida, No. 10 West Virginia , No. 16 Louisville, No. 18 UCLA and No.

by | October 19, 2017 | 21:59

Mark Bartelstein, the agent for Gordon Hayward , has told ESPN that he believes it's unlikely that the 27-year-old Hayward will return to the Celtics this season. Hayward was then tended to by doctors, having his entire left leg put into an air cast, before being stretched off of the court with players from both teams checking on him.

by | October 19, 2017 | 21:01

However, the Chiefs showed some fire late in the game, particularly quarterback Alex Smith on the final play of the third quarter. After the game Sunday, Smith said he was "fired up" after the hit but wasn't able to say whether he thought Mitchell's hit was intentional because he hadn't yet had a chance to watch video of the play.

by | October 19, 2017 | 21:40

Under the new format, mens teams will play seven opponents twice in a given season and six opponents once with the in-state rivalries played twice every season. There are three in-state series that will be guaranteed home-and-homes: IL and Northwestern , Indiana and Purdue , and Michigan and Michigan State will always play twice.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:45

Simmons' parents were in the crowd and had the ideal view as their son nabbed his first basket less than four minutes into the game. Covington parked himself around the arc all night, burying seven of the 11 3-pointers he attempted and leading all scorers with 29 points, one more than Wizards All-Star guard John Wall .

by | October 19, 2017 | 19:50

And I go back to when [Peter Schmeichel] was playing - you had possibly six big games. With Manchester City in rampant form, having already beaten Liverpool and Chelsea as well as swatting aside most of the minnows, it looks as if Mourinho and his players are going to have to raise their game .

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:53

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger broke the club's transfer record last summer to sign forward Alexandre Lacazette for £53m, while the Frenchman also has Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck at his disposal. Ex-Chelsea midfielder Quique de Lucas said: "I know where [Lineker] is going with that". But you must win that status. Worse for Lineker was AS quickly unearthing the stat that the former England captain scored 48 goals in his 128 games for Barcelona in the 1980s.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:30

Detroit returns home to host the Washington Capitals tomorrow night. They are also first overall in the National Hockey League. In 13 back-to-back sets, the Leafs lost the second game nine times. "Obviously it's not fun when that happens but it's part of the game", Zetterberg said of Detroit's sieve-like netminding. "It's definitely gone by quick", said Marleau.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:28

But on the other hand we lost our knowledge and style. "But we weren't in control of the game", he said. "He's a really good player". Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad. Fellow former Fox Danny Drinkwater also sits, having yet to make his Chelsea debut with a calf injury vexing the England worldwide thus far. For sure I didn't like the type of football that we did for a lot of the game.

by | October 19, 2017 | 03:15

Thursday, October 19 at 10:19am is the 2017 Great Southeast Shakeout . "Earthquakes can occur without warning in our state, and Tennesseans everywhere should know the risks earthquakes pose and how to protect themselves before the ground starts to shake".

by | October 19, 2017 | 03:08

The Gunners now sit top of Group I going into the game in Serbia, two points ahead of Red Star, thanks to victories over FC Koln and BATE Borisov . So the boss is going to play a weakened side with a number of key men rested for the Everton game and it's an understandable move as we should easily qualify from our group and we desperately need a positive result at Goodison Park this weekend.

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:54

Jurgen Klopp was critical of United's approach afterwards and claimed Liverpool would not get away with it. Mourinho now earns around £15 million a year but The Guardian claim he wants "a marked improvement on his package of salary and incentives to reflect the success he has brought and the team's evolution under him".

by | October 19, 2017 | 02:23

Gerard Pique was then sent off three minutes before half time for a second bookable offence, yet this setback hardly affected Barca in the second-half, with Lionel Messi scoring his 100th European goal from a free-kick before assisting Lucas Digne to make it 3-0.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:12

The Girl on Fire has returned to The Voice . The duo replaced Gwen Stefani and Keys from season 12. Clarkson seemed more than happy to introduce the fourth judge in the video, however, it took her some time before she could share the big reveal.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:46

He did not want to speculate on whether Luck will play this season. "No, not at this time", Ballard said about Luck potentially going on IR. He will not confirm if Luck will play in 2017. "I'm not going to put a timeline on that". "It's kind of been coming along the whole time". It's one thing that hasn't gone away. Luck, a three-time Pro Bowl selection entering his sixth National Football League season in 2017, said last week that he could see a "finish line" in his rehab and recovery, ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:59

That's not enough to compete for the top spots". " Arsenal has spent money only for Alexander Lacazette". Arsenal sits sixth in the Premier League, having suffered its third defeat of the season when it slumped to a 2-1 reverse against Watford on Saturday.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:30

Nonetheless, the Argentine is not expecting an easy ride in Azerbaijan against the supposedly weakest team in the group. One point from a possible six following a dramatic 2-1 defeat at the hands of Chelsea has seen them sink to third in the group and they are in real danger of not making the knock-out stages of the competition.

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:50

Jose Mourinho's side now sit top of Group A with 6 points, while Benfica are rooted to the bottom of the table, having lost both of their opening fixtures. The Portuguese side, who are now third in the Primeira Liga table on 17 points from eight matches, have reached the quarter-finals and round of 16 of the Champions League in the last two seasons, but they are staring at a potential group stage exit this time around.

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:43

He said: "I signed for five years here". The England global was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates, with reports suggesting that the Gunners were to demand Sterling in any deal for Alexis Sanchez . Until I heard something from the manager...then I would believe it. Barcelona and Bayern Munich players have said similar of Guardiola and his man-management style and, for a fan, it is good to see.

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:41

Be mad. Scream. Cry. Sulk." - it's all part of bouncing back from a catastrophic injury . Gordon Hayward's first game as a Boston Celtic was cut short when he suffered a fractured left ankle in the first six minutes of play. He went up for an alley-oop pass and fell to the court awkwardly after a small collision with Cleveland's LeBron James . Celtics and Cav s players were visibly shaken by the incident, not only in terms of their facial expressions but also in the way they played.

by | October 18, 2017 | 22:33

LeBron James isn't sure how long he will play as his 15th National Basketball Association season begins, but the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar would love to stay long enough to foul his now-teenaged son. The sneaker's "Ghost" (beige) colorway went on sale Tuesday morning at and a few select retailers and within a few hours were sold out online in the U.S.

by | October 18, 2017 | 22:51

There was not really a message, but the feeling is they are behind the team, the manager, and everybody knows that's nice, but in football it's all about results. "Depay chose Lyon , he's still young, he's always unsafe, when he's not on his level he has indivudal qualities that makes him risky, we need to control him".

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:14

United won a staggering 13 Premier League titles under Ferguson but have been forced to rebuild following his retirement in 2013. "First of all I should say I had no problem whatsoever with what Jose Mourinho did". "But as a striker you want to be given more than just one opportunity in a game and to do that you have to be playing with an attacking mindset to create chances for someone like myself and people who would have played for Manchester United back in those days".

by | October 18, 2017 | 21:23

Johnson of The Chicago Tribune . The big man will be eligible to return for the Bulls' Nov. 7 game against the Toronto Raptors . Mirotic will likely have to undergo surgery and miss four-to-six weeks . He finally prolonged his time with the Bulls, signing a two-year contract worth 27 million dollars. He converted 41.3 percent of his field goal attempts, 34.2 percent of his triples and 77.3 percent of his free throws.