Kevin Love exits after taking elbow to his face, monitored for concussion

Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points, Dwyane Wade blocked a pair of shots by LeBron James as part of a stifling defensive effort by Miami, and the Heat had little trouble on the way to beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-79 on Tuesday night. "As of right now, I don't", interim coach Larry Drew said of plans to rest players. "Not having Kev out there to kind of stretch the floor for us, that definitely hurt us".

LiAngelo Ball decides to enter National Basketball Association draft

LiAngelo Ball , regarded as the least talented among his two basketball-playing brothers, has made himself available for the 2018 NBA Draft in June. The three UCLA freshmen were held for several days at the team hotel before being released back to the United States. In nine first-division Lithuanian League games with Vytautas Prienu, Ball averaged 15.7 points per game, including 45% shooting from three, according toCharania.

Gettleman on Odell Beckham: 'You don't quit on talent'

Would he extend it all the way into the start of the regular season? NFL Network's Ian Rapoport took things a step further Tuesday, reporting that the Giants actually are listening to offers for the 25-year old. When Jones asked him to state unequivocally that Beckham is not available for trade, Gettleman said only, "He's on the team right now". Shurmur said he is looking forward to having Beckham on the field for the Giants in 2018, and his meeting with Beckham in Los Angeles did ...

New York Jets rescind offer to free agent Ndamukong Suh

While the New York Jets have taken themselves out of the running by rescinding their contract offer , Suh is still mulling over his other offers from the Los Angeles Rams , New Orleans Saints , and Tennessee Titans . NFL Network reported a great visit with the Rams was the reason Suh ran a reverse on the Raiders. "And he's one of the best football players out there".

Australia cricket captain Steve Smith quits over ball-tampering scandal

Earlier, Australian skipper Steven Smith and opener David Warner stand down as Australia's captain and vice-captain, respectively, for the remainder of the third Test match of the four-match Test series. Australia's Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith were involved in a ball-tampering issue on Saturday. "This is certainly something I'm not proud of and something that I can hope to learn from and come back strong from".

Darren Lehmann slams 'disgraceful' Newlands abuse of David Warner

We've written to Cricket South Africa . Opener Dean Elgar was 121 not out - having been dropped on 53 and 87 - but South Africa's momentum had been completely removed by Cummins after the home team made a strong start to the crucial third test .

Afghanistan joins Windies in qualification to World Cup 2019

Afghanistan needed 210 runs to qualify for the 2019 ICC World Cup . Incidentally, Zimbabwe will not play a World Cup for the first time since 1983, when they made their debut in England . It was not just the dream of us the team, it was the dream of Afghanistan . Afghanistan clinched the final spot after holding their nerve in the final Super Six game.

Late run sparks Villanova past West Virginia, into Elite Eight

The result: The Orange were 6-for-25 from deep and the Blue Devils 2-for-18. Duke (29-7) takes on top-seeded Kansas , an 80-76 victor against fifth-seeded Clemson , on Sunday in the Midwest Region final. Wendell Carter Jr. finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds as he aanchored Duke inside the teeth of the Cuse zone. Peterson's pick: With Clemson being 167th in 3-point shooting percentage defense and Kansas ranking ninth in 3-point shooting percentage, this game appears to be a ...

Alliance of American Football To Launch In 2019

McKay will run the team side. The key to Ebersol's business model is subdued expectations, as his deep-pocketed investors have been told that it's a 7- to 10-year business model. This time, it's the Alliance of American Football, and it's coming after the XFL. Teams will start on the 25-yard line after a score. After all, though the XFL was largely considered a complete dud, the NFL "borrowed" significant elements of the lesser league's broadcast, the most significant of which was the ...

Finally, Geelani passes on Tehreek baton to lifelong aide Sehrai

Unidentified sources told Rising Kashmir that Geelani had chose to appoint Sehrai as the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairperson because of failing health and "other political burdens". The Geelani-led Hurriyat comprises at least 24 smaller parties. Sehrai and (Syed Ali) Geelani's release was part of "goodwill gesture" after Rajiv-Farooq accord paved way for elections.

Marseille midfielder Luiz Gustavo fears Real Madrid target Neymar will leave France

While it seems nearly certain that PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi will not let his team's crown jewel go anywhere, especially after signing him to a five-year contract, if Neymar's desire is to leave, then he has shown before that he is capable of forcing the move.

Oakland Raiders to Trade Cordarrelle Patterson to New England Patriots

A person familiar with the deal said Sunday the deal will become official after Patterson passes a physical. The Patriots used the picks they obtained from the Vikings to take linebacker Jamie Collins, cornerback Logan Ryan, wide receiver Josh Boyce and running back LeGarrette Blount, whom they acquired in a trade for the seventh-round pick.

Arsenal to face CSKA Moscow in UEFA Europa League quarter-finals

The north London side managed to reach the quarter finals of Europe's secondary cup competition with an impressive 5-1 aggregate win over Italian giants AC Milan , securing a 3-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium in the second leg on Thursday.

What's Kirk Cousins done to get millions?

They reached the NFC title game last season with Keenum at quarterback. The addition of Cousins solidifies the team's position as Super Bowl contenders in 2018, with surely more firepower to be added via free agency and the draft. McCown's season ended prematurely after he suffered a fractured left (non-throwing) hand, which required surgery, in a Week 14 loss to the Denver Broncos .

Struggling Southampton fires manager Mauricio Pellegrino

Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier believes Mauricio Pellegrino was sacked because of his negative style of football. Hughes played more than 50 times for Southampton in the late 1990s and his appointment would end a run of four non-British managers after Mauricio Pochettino , Ronald Koeman , Puel and Pellegrino.

Packers release longtime WR Jordy Nelson

A second-round pick in 2008 from Kansas State, he's hauled in 550 passes for 7,848 yards and 69 touchdowns. Nelson has been Aaron Rodgers's favorite target for virtually their entire careers with the Packers . He later was honored as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year. In three seasons with the Seahawks , Graham played in 45 games, recorded 176 receptions for 2,104 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Cardinals now find their quarterback as free agents go fast

After five seasons plagued with knee injuries and a losing record of 18-30-1, Bradford was shipped to the Philadelphia Eagles . Former Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford will sign with the Arizona Cardinals when free agency opens Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .

Former Raiders player guilty in head-stomping Old Town assault

Share this article: Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith . So far in his career, Carrier, who went to Beloit College, only has 327 receiving yards and a touchdown on 36 receptions in 45 games played. Smith is primarily a blocking tight end, and Gruden professed his liking for those at the combine in Indianapolis. In any case, Jared Cook is still considered to be the top tight end for the Raiders next season.

Syracuse women's basketball in NCAA tournament as No. 8 seed

It's happened four times since 1980, most recently in 2014 when SMU was snubbed despite being one of the best teams in the country. Oklahoma State earned a No. Not only should Oklahoma not have been given a seed as high as No. 10, the Sooners shouldn't be in the tournament at all - especially at the expense of other schools who have much more impressive regular season resumes.

Sherman is 'Vengeful' Towards Seahawks

Sherman will need to be an All-Pro again to cash out on the full $39 million. Thankfully for Sherman, and for 49ers fans, some bloggers are helping out on that end. And he has done a lot of deals in his days. Sherman, who turns 30 on March 30, is a four-time Pro Bowl player and a three-time selection as a first-team All-Pro.