• Twitter reactions to the wacky LaVar Ball interview on CNN
Twitter reactions to the wacky LaVar Ball interview on CNN

On Nov. 15 he tweeted that he wondered if the three Bruins would thank him. For what it's worth, Ball downplayed his son's embarrassing actions, telling ESPN he told his son, "They try to make a big deal out of nothing sometimes". On Monday, Mr Ball questioned why the President was dedicating so much time to the issue. "If he thinks it, t...

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  • Griezmann admits Man Utd move is a possibility
Griezmann admits Man Utd move is a possibility

United were bitterly disappointed to miss out on Griezmann, who they thought was keen to move to Old Trafford where he could link up with global team-mate, Paul Pogba. Despite scoring just three goals in 14 games in all competitions this campaign, Griezmann said he was still happy with his choice to stay at Atletico.

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  • Paxton Lynch named Denver Broncos' Week 12 starting QB
Paxton Lynch named Denver Broncos' Week 12 starting QB

Osweiler went 0-3 as the starter. Lynch is finally healthy after battling a shoulder injury throughout September and October, and gets his chance, replacing Brock Osweiler . He lost the starting quarterback job to Siemian past year and an injury to his throwing shoulder has kept him out since August. Trevor Siemian began the year as the Bronco...

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  • Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49
Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Novotna, who had celebrated her birthday last month, passed away on Sunday surrounded by family members in the Czech Republic. Novotna won 12 doubles' titles in grand slams, but is perhaps most fondly remembered for her singles triumph at Wimbledon in 1998, an emotional victory which came five years after a final defeat at the All England club to...

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  • Broncos fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy
Broncos fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy

After having led the Chargers to San Diego for four years, he returned to Colorado this year, but the team has scored only 183 points in 10 games. The Denver Broncos are out of the playoff hunt after losing six games in a row, and they appear to have found their scapegoat.

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  • Philadelphia Eagles versus Dallas Cowboys: 10 Story lines to watch
Philadelphia Eagles versus Dallas Cowboys: 10 Story lines to watch

Trailing by ten at the start of the fourth quarter, the Cowboys appeared to be taken off their game for the first time all season as they hosted the Eagles at 5-1 off the bye a year ago. He wrecked the game for Dallas and was the main factor in their disappointing loss. The Eagles yield the fewest Adjusted Line Yards per carry in the league, ...

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  • Civil Rights Leader Jesse Jackson Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease
Civil Rights Leader Jesse Jackson Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

But he vowed to press through the disease to the best of his ability. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr . stands with other civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968, a day before he was assassinated at approximately the same place.

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  • Fleetwood wins race to Dubai as Rose wilts
Fleetwood wins race to Dubai as Rose wilts

Open and Mexico but they were one or two rounds". It was not to be, however, as his putt drifted left of the hole, meaning Fleetwood took home the glory, with Rose (70) finishing in a four-way tie for fourth on 271. The bogey at 12 seemed to slow all the momentum. "Tommy... I'm pleased for him". Rahm, who is expected to move to No4 when the n...

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  • Dimitar Berbatov Reveals What Tottenham Stars Told Him About Working Under Pochettino
Dimitar Berbatov Reveals What Tottenham Stars Told Him About Working Under Pochettino

His thoughts were echoed by the Daily Mail's chief sports writer Martin Samuel, who says it is hard to fathom that Saturday's Arsenal team were the same side who were beaten by Liverpool a few months ago. I admire what he (Pochettino) has done. He believes Pochettino should look at how his own players defended the set-piece, rather than decis...

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  • Giants Beat Slumping Chiefs in OT, 12-9
Giants Beat Slumping Chiefs in OT, 12-9

The Giants came into the season as a favourite to do some damage in the NFC but they have easily been the league's biggest disappointment as they have just the one victory this season, which came on the road against the Broncos on Monday night of all places, and they are winless so far playing at MetLife Stadium .

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  • Dolphins' Cutler leaves game with possible concussion
Dolphins' Cutler leaves game with possible concussion

The Bucs notched the victory with a 35-yard field goal by Patrick Murray which later led to the Dolphins' last-minute kickoff return being recovered in the end zone by the Buccaneers. This drive featured a 45-yard completion to Stills. The Dolphins challenged a call late after Fitzpatrick appeared to be tackled in the end zone, a play that woul...

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  • UCLA head football coach relieved of duties
UCLA head football coach relieved of duties

But UCLA has fallen on hard times the past two years, going 4-8 last year and 5-6 thus far this season after Saturday's 28-23 loss to rival USC . "Jim helped reestablish our football program, and was instrumental in so many ways in moving the program forward.

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  • ATP FINALS - Grigor Dimitrov beats Jack Sock to achieve career high ranking
ATP FINALS - Grigor Dimitrov beats Jack Sock to achieve career high ranking

Fans may have hoped for a rerun here of Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal , the veteran grandees who dominated the sport in 2017, but Dimitrov and Goffin offered an enthralling finale and perhaps a glimpse of the future. He also pockets the champion's cheque for $1.2 million (£910,000) to take his haul for the week to $2,549,000 (£1.93m). "I m...

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  • Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

LaVar Ball drew ( more ) headlines Friday by downplaying the role that President Donald Trump played in helping extract his son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other UCLA men's basketball teammates from a shoplifting incident in China. "They were headed for 10 years in jail!", Trump tweeted on Wednesday. LaVar Ball told ESPN that while he was plea...

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  • Saints beat Redskins 34-31 in OT, continue 8 game winning streak
Saints beat Redskins 34-31 in OT, continue 8 game winning streak

Martin of the Washington Post and Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Saints drew within 24-16 with 9:19 to play in the game on a 42-yard field goal by Lutz. The Saints had 535 yards of offense while the Redskins had 456 yards. Also inactive for the Saints are quarterback Taysom Hill, running back Jonathan Williams, center Cameron Tom, wide recei...

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  • LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son
LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son

They arrived back in the United States on Tuesday, and they each personally thanked the President in a UCLA press conference. After being detained, he was finally allowed to depart for the US, with president Donald Trump playing a huge part in it by giving Chinese president Xi Jinping a call for his release.

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  • Federer crashes out of ATP Finals in London
Federer crashes out of ATP Finals in London

David Goffin is through to face Roger Federer in the last four of the ATP Finals after defeating Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 on Friday. "It's never easy to play against a friend", said Goffin, who beat world number one Rafael Nadal over three punishing sets in his opening match.

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  • Podcast: Lakers forget to play defense, lose to Suns at home
Podcast: Lakers forget to play defense, lose to Suns at home

The Purple and Gold have lost five of their last six games after starting the season an encouraging 5-5, and they now rank 28th in the National Basketball Association with an offensive rating of 97.7. Plus, he was trying to avoid getting a technical foul. The Phoenix Suns got embarrassed by the Houston Rockets on national television Thursday n...

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  • Burnley boss Sean Dyche calls for Everton link to end
Burnley boss Sean Dyche calls for Everton link to end

As I've said plenty of times before I'm just getting on with what I do here. He said: "What I can tell you about this situation is that I look at it like the situation when players perform well and other clubs try to approach the owner of the club".

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  • British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after crashing in Macau Grand Prix
British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after crashing in Macau Grand Prix

After this sad news, the sporting aspects of the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix pale into insignificance. A statement from the organisers said: "Daniel's family and team have been contacted, and the Committee will ensure every assistance is extended to them".

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