• LaVar Ball says Lakers gave son Lonzo a ‘losing attitude’

    LaVar Ball says Lakers gave son Lonzo a ‘losing attitude’

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    This could open up some possibilities for the Lakers, potentially putting a three-way trade together that would send Ball to Phoenix and some of the Suns' young assets to New Orleans to help strengthen the Lakers' offer. Secondly, the fact he's speaking again must mean he's really anxious Lonzo is about to get shipped out of town, and he's doing his best to sabotage it.
  • Phoenix Open: Rickie Fowler secures win despite final round struggles

    Phoenix Open: Rickie Fowler secures win despite final round struggles

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    He has some breathing room, with a four-shot lead over United States veteran Matt Kuchar, who had six birdies in a sparkling six-under 65 that put him on 197. "I will tell you what, it wasn't fun", said Fowler, who had a five-shot lead at the tee at No. 11. But Grace was unable to go at the 15th green in two after pushing his drive into trouble, and Fowler followed up a good drive with a solid second to the heart of the putting surface to set up a priceless two-putt birdie which lifted him ...
  • Jabari Parker to Lakers trade could happen soon

    Jabari Parker to Lakers trade could happen soon

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    But giving up an asset, especially one that could be used to land Anthony Davis or a strong shooter, doesn't make much sense. The Pelicans want to be compensated - perhaps even overcompensated - for bypassing the chance to open up the process in the offseason and delivering Davis to the Lakers now.
  • Black Out at the HSBC Sydney Sevens

    Black Out at the HSBC Sydney Sevens

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    After a quarter final victory over France the All Blacks Sevens set up a thrilling semi final encounter against series-leaders Fiji, and had to do so without the services of co-captain Tim Mikkelson who was ruled out after failing a concussion test.
  • NC State and Virginia Tech set basketball back decades on Saturday

    NC State and Virginia Tech set basketball back decades on Saturday

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    State guard C.J. Bryce said. During the game, NC State attempted to recognize Wolfpack legend and NBA Hall of Famer David Thompson in the stands. Virginia Tech is playing the better basketball right now with wins in its last two and I'm not going to let one strong performance sway my feelings.
  • Indian women eyeing another series win in New Zealand

    Indian women eyeing another series win in New Zealand

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    India were low on confidence after losing the fourth ODI by eight wickets and with just 252 to defend in the fifth, the visitors were well on backfoot. Virat Kohli and men are scheduled to play 3 T20i matches with New Zealand and the first match will be played on Wednesday at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
  • Messi under injury cloud ahead of Copa Clasico

    Messi under injury cloud ahead of Copa Clasico

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    However, the dropped points leaves the door open for Atletico Madrid to close the gap on the La Liga leaders, who they trail by six ahead of their match with Real Betis on Sunday. Marcelino's side's strategy of intense pressing and rapid counter-attacks paid off with their two goals while their organisation and discipline prevented Barca from hitting top gear, even through Sergi Roberto nearly equalised before the interval when his shot hit the post.
  • Kvitova loses to Vekic in St Petersburg quarters

    Kvitova loses to Vekic in St Petersburg quarters

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    ADELAIDE • Tennis Australia yesterday accused firebrand Bernard Tomic of deliberately trying to sabotage the nation's Davis Cup team in his spat with captain Lleyton Hewitt and withdrew all support for him. During the win, Bertens won over 80% of her service games while winning 6 break points. Vekic reached her first final since losing to Svetlana Kuznetsova in Washington in August.
  • It’s official: Super Bowl ratings plummeted in the New Orleans area

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    Tourists line up to hop on the Creole Queen riverboat. Saints fans are receiving a special treat on Super Bowl Sunday to console them after a controversial no-call led to a devastating loss in the NFC championship game to the Rams. On Sunday, the Rams lost to the New England Patriots, 13-3, in a tiresome Super Bowl that drew the lowest rankings for the game in a decade. This morning, New Orleans' newspaper, The Times-Picayune, put out its Monday newspaper.
  • KU Works to Get Silvio De Sousa Reinstated

    KU Works to Get Silvio De Sousa Reinstated

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    After a ruling by the NCAA on Friday that takes KU basketball forward Silvio De Sousa out of the picture for this season and next, there's still a lot of uncertainty about his future. Kansas head coach Bill Self was understandably livid about this ruling and ripped into the NCAA after the news broke. To take away his opportunity to play college basketball is shameful and a failure of the NCAA.
  • Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho lands surprise job

    Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho lands surprise job

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    The legendary but largely loathed football manager - who has worked at the helm of numerous biggest clubs in the world including most recently a tumultuous tenure with Manchester United - was charged with handling the ceremonial puck drop between KHL sides SKA and Avangard Omsk.
  • Lyon's Fekir spot on to end PSG's unbeaten run

    Lyon's Fekir spot on to end PSG's unbeaten run

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    Lyon continued their impressive run over Paris Saint-Germain as they ended the Ligue 1 leaders' 21-match unbeaten run at the Groupama Stadium. He then won the penalty which Nabil Fekir tucked away for an early second-half victor. Aouar was caught in possession by the lively Julian Draxler , the Germany global racing towards the Lyon penalty area before laying it on a plate for Di Maria to score his fifth of the campaign.
  • Higuain happy to be playing under Sarri once again

    Higuain happy to be playing under Sarri once again

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    After that match, Sarri kept his players in the dressing room for 45 minutes to warn them about their mentality, calling into question their record against some of the Premier League's smaller sides. We'll try, of course, to improve. "I know very well that, when he arrived, he wasn't at the top of his physical condition", Sarri said. The Blues dealt City their first defeat of the season in December, but have since lost three times in the league to leave themselves in a three-way tussle ...
  • Patriots players take to social media to celebrate Super Bowl LIII win

    Patriots players take to social media to celebrate Super Bowl LIII win

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    The Grammy-nominated rapper told The Associated Press on Friday evening that she had "mixed feelings" after she declined to take the stage at Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta. There were 19 people alongside Brady in the photo, which he captioned "Family and Football", along with two red heart emojis and the hashtag "LFG", presumably standing for "let's f-ing go".
  • Gomez suffers fresh injury blow as Liverpool defender needs surgery

    Gomez suffers fresh injury blow as Liverpool defender needs surgery

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    If they make the semi-final of the FA Cup they must suspend another game. "They have all the midweeks with the Champions League ". With Liverpool in the hunt for their first ever Premier League title, their defensive resolve has been severely tested in recent weeks, with virtually all of the regular back four suffering some kind of injury at some point.