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News: Sports

'Barcelona boss Valverde made me feel insignificant' - Arda Turan

Thursday  02:08,   13 august 2020

The 33-year-old Turkey international is back at Galatasaray after spending the last two and a half years on loan away from Camp NouEarlier this month, the 33-year-old Turan ended his largely disappointing five-year spell at Barca by returning to his >>>

5 key questions ahead of UFC 252

Thursday  02:08,   13 august 2020

Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier in a trilogy bout in Saturday's UFC 252 main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Here are five key questions heading into the pay-per-view event. How will the rubber match... >>>

Ohio State HC Day wants potential spring season to start early in January

Thursday  02:08,   13 august 2020

The Big Ten may have canceled its fall season Tuesday, but Ryan Day won't give up on playing football just yet. The Ohio State head coach believes the conference must finalize a plan for a potential spring campaign and have it begin as soon as... >>>

Baseball Hall of Fame opens Inductees Exhibit

Thursday  02:08,   13 august 2020

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2020 has to wait a year to get inducted because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the careers of Derek Jeter, Ted Simmons, Larry Walker, and Marvin Miller are already being celebrated at... >>>

Recovery race on for Blue Jackets, Lightning after quintuple overtime

Thursday  02:06,   13 august 2020

Massage therapists working on a conveyor belt of sore groins, hips and backs was the aftermath of the NHL's marathon between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning. Game 1 of their first-round playoff series required quintuple... >>>

Built for Speed - Antoine Griezmann and Sergio Aguero’s stunning new Puma football boot!

Thursday  02:06,   13 august 2020

‘We don’t even know how fast it can go!’ - engineered to be the game’s quickest ever, the ULTRA 1.1 has arrived!Engineered to deliver the game’s fastest football boot, it combines a dynamic silhouette that utilizes a fully engineered and... >>>

NABC, WBCA pledge support for WCC's 'Russell Rule'

Thursday  02:06,   13 august 2020

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) have pledged their support for the West Coast Conference's "Russell Rule." The new policy, which is named after Boston Celtics legend and >>>

Canada's Taylor Pendrith ready for pro debut on PGA Tour at U.S. Open

Thursday  02:06,   13 august 2020

Taylor Pendrith is ready to showcase his game on the biggest stage in golf. The product of Richmond Hill, Ont., earned his way into the second major of the season on Sunday when he qualified for the U.S. Open as one of the top five players in the... >>>

Giannis suspended 1 game for headbutting Wizards' Wagner

Thursday  02:02,   13 august 2020

Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for headbutting Washington Wizards center Mo Wagner, the league announced Wednesday. The reigning MVP will sit out of the Bucks' final seeding... >>>

Capitals' Backstrom forced out of Game 1 after hit by Islanders' Lee

Thursday  02:01,   13 august 2020

Nicklas Backstrom's day came to a premature end several shifts after New York Islanders winger Anders Lee caught the Washington Capitals center with a hard hit Wednesday. Lee hit Backstrom early in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series, after >>>

Adrian Griffin to serve as Raptors' acting head coach vs. 76ers

Thursday  02:01,   13 august 2020

Toronto Raptors assistant coach Adrian Griffin will serve as the team's active head coach for Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers, according to The Athletic's Blake Murphy. Griffin said Raptors head coach Nick Nurse, who will >>>

Rockets' Westbrook out for next 2 games due to quad strain

Thursday  00:50,   13 august 2020

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook will miss the club's next two games after an MRI on Wednesday revealed a strained quadriceps muscle in his right leg, the team announced, according to The Athletic's David Aldridge. Westbrook's... >>>

Celtics sign Stevens to contract extension

Thursday  00:50,   13 august 2020

The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Brad is an accomplished coach and an outstanding person," Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said in a... >>>

Jets' motivated Bell out to prove he's now better than ever

Thursday  00:45,   13 august 2020

NEW YORK — Le'Veon Bell refuses to make excuses or blame anyone else. The New York Jets star running back acknowledges he wasn't nearly as good as he expected he'd be in his first season with his new team. And, he points solely at... >>>

Anderson, Robert lead White Sox past Tigers 7-5

Thursday  00:45,   13 august 2020

DETROIT — From the first plate appearance of the game, Tim Anderson made this a long day for the opposing pitchers. Anderson homered to cap a 10-pitch at-bat leading off the first inning, and Luis Robert added a bases-clearing double in the fifth to >>>