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Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

Kyrie Irving got into a heated argument with a reporter during All-Star media availability over his recent comments that the Earth is flat. USA TODAY Sports NEW ORLEANS – For weeks, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had looked forward to time off …

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Yankees president Randy Levine antagonizes Dellin Betances and agent, for some reason

Yankees president Randy Levine antagonizes Dellin Betances and agent, for some reason

The arbitration process is one of the weirdest parts of the baseball offseason, but it is something that everyone accepts. This year, the Yankees and Dellin Betances were separated by $2 million dollars when they exchanged salary figures, so they went to a …

Liverpool Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Ben Chilwell and Fode Ballo Toure

Liverpool Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Ben Chilwell and Fode Ballo Toure

Liverpool will reportedly rekindle their interest in Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell this summer, as they seek to beat Arsenal to the defender’s signature. According to Neil Fissler of the Sunday Express, the Reds “will take advantage of uncertainty …

Unflappable as ever, Jalen Brunson thriving in Villanova limelight

Unflappable as ever, Jalen Brunson thriving in Villanova limelight

Villanova sophomore point guard Jalen Brunson smiled, gave many bro hugs and generally allowed his personality to shine through late on Feb. 13. Deep in the bowels of Allstate Arena, Brunson was showing a side of himself seldom seen from those outside his …

NBA All-Star Weekend 2017: Last-Minute Preview, Predictions for All-Star Game

NBA All-Star Weekend 2017: Last-Minute Preview, Predictions for All-Star Game

The NBA All-Star Game has been a showcase for the best basketball players in the world to show off their offensive skills. However, will the top players in the Association ever show off all their skills and add defensive skills to the All-Star equation.

Ha Na Jang wins women's Australian Open by three shots

Ha Na Jang wins women’s Australian Open by three shots

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Ha Na Jang had an eagle and three birdies over her last six holes in a superb finish Sunday that set up a three-shot victory in the Women’s Australian Open. “It’s a really good, strong finish. That is why it’s good sport today …

Daytona 500 qualifying 2017: Watch online

Daytona 500 qualifying 2017: Watch online

Daytona 500 qualifying takes place on Sunday, Feb. 19 starting at 3:10 p.m. Find out all the details to tune in below. The Advance Auto Parts Clash didn’t go off as planned Saturday night, but it will run Sunday morning. Then the attention of the NASCAR …

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly to Star in TV Show with Angelina Jolie

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly to Star in TV Show with Angelina Jolie

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly signed up to take part in a drama highlighting the plight of Syrian refugees alongside actress Angelina Jolie. Per Sky News, the series, Hayat Koprusu, will “focus on a Syrian family fleeing the …

The 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest dunks, ranked

The 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest dunks, ranked

Glenn Robinson III won the 2017 Slam Dunk Contest, beating Derrick Jones Jr. in the final round. Last year’s star, Aaron Gordon, didn’t even make it out of the first round. We’ve had better dunk contests. We’ve had more creative dunk contests.

Cardinals want to win now, will be aggressive in free agency

Cardinals want to win now, will be aggressive in free agency

The Cardinals took a big step backward from 13-3 in 2015 to 7-8-1 in 2016, and they’re eager to change things in a hurry. Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim said the Cardinals’ priority in free agency will be players who can make an immediate impact. “We’ll …

Silver: NBA will keep eye on state's inclusion policies

Silver: NBA will keep eye on state’s inclusion policies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All …

WATCH: Battle for Bunnies no.9 jersey off to a flying start

WATCH: Battle for Bunnies no.9 jersey off to a flying start

Michael Maguire has a lovely selection headache ahead of the 2017 NRL season. MORE: What we learned - Sunday preseason trials Damien Cook is the incumber hooker at the club but the Bunnies recruited Robbie Farah in the off-season and it’s not clear who …

Glenn Robinson III takes the Slam Dunk title

Glenn Robinson III takes the Slam Dunk title

NBA All-Star Saturday was full of excitement including Aaron Gordon’s attempt to dunk with the help of a drone. USA TODAY Sports NEW ORLEANS — The oohs and aahs in the Smoothie King Center said it all. Glenn Robinson III, thanks to a perfect score dunk …

Sam Kravitz keeps it together to lift Chesterton to swimming sectional title

Sam Kravitz keeps it together to lift Chesterton to swimming sectional title

Chesterton’s Sam Kravitz had the jitters going into Saturday’s LaPorte Sectional. Nerves aren’t anything out of the ordinary for athletes in big meets, but for Kravitz they are. Since Kravitz made varsity as a sophomore, sectionals were always hosted by …

No. 13 Kentucky rebuffs Georgia

No. 13 Kentucky rebuffs Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – Kentucky remained in a first-place tie with Florida in the SEC with a thrilling 82-77 victory at Georgia on Saturday that featured 13 ties and 15 lead changes. “Anytime we win a road game in our league I’m ecstatic,” Kentucky coach John …

Manchester City Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Benjamin Mendy, Jordan Pickford

Manchester City Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Benjamin Mendy, Jordan Pickford

Manchester City will reportedly target Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy at the end of the season, with manager Pep Guardiola said to be keen to strengthen his options in the left-back slot. According to sources noted by ESPN FC, improving that area of the …

From Ligue 1 to superstardom: Carlos Bianchi

From Ligue 1 to superstardom: Carlos Bianchi

February 19, 2017 3:57am EST February 19, 2017 7:00am EST The Argentinian hit 179 goals in 220 matches over a playing career all too often reduced to a footnote, due largely to a incredible coaching career Updated at 3:57 a.m. ET Updated at 3:57 a.m. ET …

Watch DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 final online: Live stream and predictions

Watch DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 final online: Live stream and predictions

DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 is down to its final four Counter-Strike teams. Here’s how you can watch the semifinals and Grand Final live online. DreamHack Masters Las Vegas is down to its last day at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Astralis, Virtus.pro …

Patriots will ask Danny Amendola to take a pay cut

Patriots will ask Danny Amendola to take a pay cut

New England receiver Danny Amendola has agreed to restructure his contract in each of the last two offseasons, and now the Patriots hope to make it three in a row. Amendola will not be back on his current contract, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. Under the …

Bellator 172 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Thomson vs. Pitbull

Bellator 172 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Thomson vs. Pitbull

Before the event even started, Bellator 172 was doomed to disappoint most of the people who tuned in. Naturally, this made Bellator and Mitrione the biggest losers by a significant margin. Bellator has pulled strong ratings with throwback names like Ken …

NBA Skills Challenge 2017: 7’3 Kristaps Porzingis beats out Gordon Hayward

NBA Skills Challenge 2017: 7’3 Kristaps Porzingis beats out Gordon Hayward

Kristaps Porzingis won the NBA Skills Challenge at the 2017 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Reminder: he’s 7’3, and he’s now the most skilled player* in the NBA. (*OK, so winning the Skills Challenge might not make you the most skilled player in the …

Pac-12 basketball roundup: No. 5 Arizona holds off Washington

Pac-12 basketball roundup: No. 5 Arizona holds off Washington

Lauri Markkanen had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 21 points and No. 5 Arizona held on to defeat Washington, 76-68, on Saturday night in a Pac-12 Conference game at Seattle. The first-place Wildcats (25-3, 14-1 Pac-12) won …

Dominique Wilkins still thinks he beat Michael Jordan in 1988 Slam Dunk Contest

Dominique Wilkins still thinks he beat Michael Jordan in 1988 Slam Dunk Contest

In a time when the word “legend” has become passe, it’s almost not enough to describe what Dominique Wilkins has meant to the game of basketball. Known as “The Human Highlight Film,” Wilkins is a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Bernardo Silva and Moussa Dembele

Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Bernardo Silva and Moussa Dembele

Chelsea have reportedly stepped up their interest in Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva, with the two clubs said to have started talks over a potential £70 million transfer. Castles suggested the Blues have ambitions to challenge for the UEFA Champions …

Rain postpones Clash at Daytona until Sunday

Rain postpones Clash at Daytona until Sunday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Rain at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday caused the start of the Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition race to be postponed until 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The race was originally scheduled to start at approximate 8 p.m. ET Saturday.

FFA slams WSW fans' 'discriminatory' banner

FFA slams WSW fans’ ‘discriminatory’ banner

February 19, 2017 3:55am EST February 19, 2017 3:51am EST Football Federation Australia has come out swinging at the Western Sydney Wanderers fans who held up an offensive banner during Saturday night’s Sydney Derby. Updated at 3:55 a.m. ET Updated at 3 …

Mike Trout stays humble, but frustrated with Angels success

Mike Trout stays humble, but frustrated with Angels success

With MLB spring training underway, there’s plenty to talk about. USA TODAY Sports TEMPE, Ariz. – The world’s best baseball player has a new teammate on each side of his locker in the Los Angeles Angels clubhouse, corner infielder Luis Valbuena to the …

Jaguars reportedly interested in trading for Branden Albert

Jaguars reportedly interested in trading for Branden Albert

The Miami Dolphins would like to try and trade veteran left tackle Branden Albert rather than release him outright. The Jacksonville Jaguars are said to be among the teams interested in his services, according to the Miami Herald. Miami planned on …

Cats open spring drills

Cats open spring drills

Arizona opened spring drills on a rainy Saturday. Players were in just helmets and shorts, so a lot cannot be gleamed from the two-hour session. Maybe the best news is that Arizona opened spring drills on a rainy Saturday. Players were in just helmets and …

Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

Kyrie Irving got into a heated argument with a reporter during All-Star media availability over his recent comments that the Earth is flat. USA TODAY Sports NEW ORLEANS – For weeks, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had looked forward to time off …

Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi Exit Rumours, Latest Paulo Dybala Talk

Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi Exit Rumours, Latest Paulo Dybala Talk

Manchester City have reportedly made Barcelona icon Lionel Messi the club’s “top priority” in the summer transfer window. That’s according to Simon Mullock of the Sunday Mirror, who has suggested the Premier League side “believe Messi is ready to …

Vanderbilt pulls away from South Carolina

Vanderbilt pulls away from South Carolina

Vanderbilt posted its second win over a Top 25 team on Saturday night, defeating No. 21 South Carolina 71-62 inside Memorial Gym. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vanderbilt used a 24-9 run in the final ten minutes of the second half to down No. 21 South Carolina 71 …

WATCH: Suns injury curse continues as Sam Day suffers dislocated hip

WATCH: Suns injury curse continues as Sam Day suffers dislocated hip

February 19, 2017 2:28am EST February 19, 2017 2:17am EST After a horror year with injures last season it seems that Gold Coast’s luck hasn’t changed, as Sam Day went down with a dislocated hip in the first quarter of their JLT Community Series clash with …

Lakers have two Rising Stars, but no All-Stars for the first time in 21 years

Lakers have two Rising Stars, but no All-Stars for the first time in 21 years

There were silly questions and silly answers, tension in some parts, moments of gravity, moments of levity and even some basketball conversation. It was a typical kickoff media session for NBA All-Star weekend, except for one thing. Not one single Laker …

Tanev scores in overtime, Canucks edge Flames 2-1

Tanev scores in overtime, Canucks edge Flames 2-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Tanev’s goal 34 seconds into overtime gave the Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Tanev converted a 2-on-1 with Daniel Sedin after Flames captain Mark Giordano scored on a …

Bill Plaschke | Bruins go to school on the Trojans

Bill Plaschke | Bruins go to school on the Trojans

Everyone knows the UCLA basketball team can score, and dish, and run through the gym as if they are flying. But at a rollicking Pauley Pavilion that included all those things Saturday night, the Bruins proved capable of equally important attributes.

Veteran Lester thinks Cubs' youth helps chance for repeating

Veteran Lester thinks Cubs’ youth helps chance for repeating

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — No baseball team has repeated as World Series champions since the New York Yankees reigned from 1998 through 2000. There are reasons, starting with the fact that a title-winning team’s offseason is so short. Jon Lester, a three-time …

Sutton United vs. Arsenal: FA Cup 2017 Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

Sutton United vs. Arsenal: FA Cup 2017 Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

Fresh from their mauling at the hands of Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, Arsenal will face an altogether different challenge in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday, as they visit non-league Sutton United. The Gunners were obliterated …

Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III Wins N.B.A.’s Slam-Dunk Contest

Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III Wins N.B.A.’s Slam-Dunk Contest

NEW ORLEANS — Glenn Robinson III of the Indiana Pacers won the All-Star slam dunk contest on Saturday night. Robinson, 23, a third-year player, defeated Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns in the final round. Robinson clinched the win with a perfect 50 …

Karolina Pliskova beats Caroline Wozniacki for first time to win Qatar Open final

Karolina Pliskova beats Caroline Wozniacki for first time to win Qatar Open final

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time and won their Qatar Open final 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. Wozniacki won all three previous encounters in 2013 and 2014, but couldn’t hold a rally with Pliskova in the final and …

Antoine Roussel gets hat trick as Dallas Stars beat Tampa Bay Lightning in OT

Antoine Roussel gets hat trick as Dallas Stars beat Tampa Bay Lightning in OT

DALLAS (AP) — Antoine Roussel had his first career hat trick, Jamie Benn scored 3:47 into overtime and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night. Tampa Bay dominated the extra period until Benn passed to Cody Eakin …

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The Worst NBA Dunk Contest: 1997 - Episode 2

The Worst NBA Dunk Contest: 1997 - Episode 2

Ric Flair Surprises First Take Crew On Set In New Orleans | First Take

Ric Flair Surprises First Take Crew On Set In New Orleans | First Take

John Wall Declares Himself The Best Point Guard In The NBA | First Take

John Wall Declares Himself The Best Point Guard In The NBA | First Take

Jimmy Butler Wants To Play With Kyrie Irving | First Take

Jimmy Butler Wants To Play With Kyrie Irving | First Take

Dominique Wilkins Reflects On 1988 Dunk Contest Showdown With Michael Jordan | First Take

Dominique Wilkins Reflects On 1988 Dunk Contest Showdown With Michael Jordan | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith Is 'Incredibly Disappointed In Charles Oakley' | First Take

Stephen A. Smith Is ‘Incredibly Disappointed In Charles Oakley’ | First Take

Stephen A. Smith: Charles Oakley Will 'Forever Be Apart Of The NBA Family' | Final Take | First Take

Stephen A. Smith: Charles Oakley Will ‘Forever Be Apart Of The NBA Family’ | Final Take | First Take

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Was Roddy White Wrong To Direct His Comments At Kyle Shanahan? | First Take

Was Tom Brady The Best Player In The 2016 NFL Season? | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith: Bradley Beal Deserves Vacant All-Star Spot Over Carmelo Anthony | First Take

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