• Suns will host Australian NBL team Brisbane Bullets on October 13
Suns will host Australian NBL team Brisbane Bullets on October 13

Kestelman has been on a mission to take the NBL to the top of the Australian sporting landscape and while many laughed when he first took over in May 2015, Tuesday's announcement stopped that laughter in its tracks. The Thunder have catapulted back into the National Basketball Association top tier after the off-season acquisition of All-Star sma...

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  • Manchester United battling Arsenal to sign Manchester City's Jadon Sancho
Manchester United battling Arsenal to sign Manchester City's Jadon Sancho

City have offered the forward a "lucrative first professional contract", but Sancho is thought to be reluctant to sign. Sancho, who is also wanted by Arsenal and Tottenham, was excluded from City's pre-season tour squad over his refusal to sign a new contract amid interest from the North London clubs.

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  • Yankees add Sonny Gray to rotation before trade deadline
Yankees add Sonny Gray to rotation before trade deadline

He makes $3,575,000, is not eligible for free agency until after the 2019 season. Sonny Gray is moving into the Yankees' rotation, capping off a trio of trades created to boost a surprising pennant run. Luis Severino has been very good and may be the new ace for them. Fowler, who NY selected in the 18th round of the 2013 draft, was batting....

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  • Klopp fires fresh Coutinho warning to Barcelona
Klopp fires fresh Coutinho warning to Barcelona

The Reds are giving little indication they will sell and, according to French radio station RMC , have now rejected a bid of €100m from the Catalan giants. However, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists they won't sell their star man at any price and they are under no pressure to cash-in as Coutinho is tied to a long-term contract at Anfield.

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  • Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World Championships
Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World Championships

Andersen said he had noticed an encouraging change in culture "starting with the athletes " but added that there was still an issue with banned coaches continuing to operate freely, particularly in race walking, a discipline where Russian Federation has had a bad doping record in recent years.

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  • Los Angeles Said to Host 2028 Olympics
Los Angeles Said to Host 2028 Olympics

The recommendation must also be rubber-stamped by the International Olympic Committee membership at a Session in Lima on September 13. This will be the first time the USA has hosted the Olympics since Salt Lake City in 2002. The deal will bring the Olympics back to Southern California for a third time , after Los Angeles hosted the Games i...

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  • Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi being evaluated for a concussion
Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi being evaluated for a concussion

He rushed for over 200 yards in back-to-back games, becoming the fourth player ever to do so, and eventually made the Pro Bowl as well. Damien Williams and Kenyan Drake are behind Ajayi on the depth chart and will most certainly see more reps if he is indeed out with a concussion.

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  • Joe Smith traded to Indians
Joe Smith traded to Indians

The Cleveland Indians are bringing back a familiar face. Pannone, 23, is 8-1 with a 1.96 ERA and 120 strikeouts in 19 starts with Double-A Akron in 2017. Already making 38 regular-season relief appearances north of the border in 2017, Smith now owns a 3.28 ERA alongside a ideal 3-0 record, 13 holds and one blown save.

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  • New UK TV slammed for airing recreational killing of animals in Africa
New UK TV slammed for airing recreational killing of animals in Africa

The channel is described by its backers as the Netflix of the hunting world. The sports entertainment company chose the Game Fair in Hertfordshire on 28-30 July as the place to unveil the channel in the UK. Owned by Outdoor Sportsman Group, part of Kroenke Sport Entertainment , the channel has already gone live in the U.S. and the United Kin...

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  • 'Jane Doe' Accuses Pete Rose of Statutory Rape
'Jane Doe' Accuses Pete Rose of Statutory Rape

Rose is Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader who in 1989 was banned from the game for life after an investigation led by Dowd, then MLB's special counsel, concluded Rose had bet on baseball when he was the manager of the Cincinnati Reds .

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  • Nationals Acquire All-Star Brandon Kintzler At Deadline
Nationals Acquire All-Star Brandon Kintzler At Deadline

Watson was rising quickly through the ranks. He has 27 strikeouts compared to just 11 walks in 45.1 innings and has a 2.78 ERA. Unlike most modern closers, Kintzler does not possess swing-and-miss stuff; he has struck out only 5.4 batters per nine innings this season.

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  • Branden Albert announces retirement after 9 seasons
Branden Albert announces retirement after 9 seasons

GOD has blessed me with so much through football that I thought would never be attainable. He says in a statement it's been "truly a blessing" to play in the NFL . The trade for Albert carried some inherent risk for the Jaguars because of his injury history. Regardless, Albert has now retired, which will prompt many in the media to assume he ...

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  • What Black Women's Equal Pay Day Needs From You
What Black Women's Equal Pay Day Needs From You

Equal Pay Days show how long into the following year women have to work to earn the same amount men earned on December 31 of the previous year. The average Hispanic woman earns just 59 cents to every dollar of the average white man's wages.

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  • Astros Trade Aoki, Prospect To Jays For Liriano
Astros Trade Aoki, Prospect To Jays For Liriano

The Astros' MLB.com beat writer Brian McTaggart reported Houston is sending outfielder Nori Aoki and a minor leaguer to the Blue Jays in exchange for Liriano. He is 102-97 with a 4.15 ERA in 12 seasons. Their main lefty, Tony Sipp , has labored through the year with a 6.39 ERA in 31 frames. For the second time in four days, Pearce hit a ga...

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  • Sebastian Vettel wins Hungarian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth
Sebastian Vettel wins Hungarian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth

Hamilton went off the circuit at Turn 4, aborting the lap to leave himself with only one attempt in the pole position-deciding session, where he ended up fourth. The decision raised eyebrows, considering how valuable the points were that Hamilton was essentially giving away to a main rival. Like Wolff, Hamilton is aware the decision to switch the...

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  • Los Angeles Reportedly Reaches Agreement to Host 2028 Olympics
Los Angeles Reportedly Reaches Agreement to Host 2028 Olympics

Paris is widely seen as the favorite for 2024. The International Olympic Committee next meets on September 13 in Lima, Peru. where they are expected to make the bids for Paris and Los Angeles official . On July 11, when both the US and Paris presented their hosting bids to the IOC, Trump tweeted that he was "Working hard to get the Olympics ...

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  • Jets top rookie on CTE: This is the 'perfect place to die'
Jets top rookie on CTE: This is the 'perfect place to die'

When he spoke about the rule changes, Adams shook his head in disapproval. Then, Adams shared his thoughts on the topic. Adams made his "die" comment in the context of his affinity for the game. A fan brought up the question with Goodell, running back Matt Forte and Adams, the Jets' No. 6 overall pick out of LSU. "What I think he was real...

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  • Barcelona Lionel Messi likes to join this Premier League season
Barcelona Lionel Messi likes to join this Premier League season

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi wanted to join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City last season, according to claims in a new documentary. According to the documentary, Messi was very upset over constant tax issues and was ready to leave Spain.

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  • Ravens Sign Veteran TE Larry Donnell to Help Thin Group
Ravens Sign Veteran TE Larry Donnell to Help Thin Group

The offense no longer has tight end Dennis Pitta , who was released in the summer following his third hip surgery. He'll likely compete with Maxx Williams , Ben Watson and Nick Boyle for the role of the team's TE1. Donnell has 110 catches for 969 yards and nine touchdowns over his National Football League career, which had been spent entirely w...

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  • Paris to host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles to hold 2028 edition
Paris to host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles to hold 2028 edition

The IOC has confirmed that an announcement is due today. That split of the two Games was the expected outcome in the wake of the IOC's decision earlier this month to break from tradition and award the 2024 and 2028 Olympics simultaneously.

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