NBA Scraps East Vs. West All-Star Game Format, Captains Will Pick Teams

NBA Scraps East Vs. West All-Star Game Format, Captains Will Pick Teams

This is the first time in league history we'll see players from different conferences teaming up for the All-Star game. Though the West All-Star team already had an advantage of 21 WARP over the East last season, we can expect that gap to grow in 2017-18 - like Fievel in "An American Tail", NBA All-Star talent goes West. Read More

Tigers at Twins — Preview

Tigers at Twins — Preview

ET/7 p.m. CT on ESPN. Andrew Romine played all nine positions and the Detroit Tigers got the win. The Tigers needed to be every bit as poor as they were late in the year in order to get the top pick. Ausmus was Halter's teammate when he played all nine positions for Detroit against Minnesota on Oct. 1, 2000. He also finished with a.701 OPS, the lowest mark of his career. Read More

Gini Wijnaldum Speaks On How Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona Saga Affected Liverpool Players

Gini Wijnaldum Speaks On How Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona Saga Affected Liverpool Players

Barca could reignite their interest in Coutinho in the future, but Wijnaldum is happy he stayed at Anfield. "But on the other side as team-mates you want him to stay because you know with Phil we'll be better". Coutinho, who is contracted until mid-2022, said he would give his all for Liverpool . "Phil is a really good person and we understood why he wanted to make the move". Read More

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers

First, the GOP tax plan framework would lower taxes for individual Americans . Hatch and others have described the plan that emerged this week as a broad set of goals, not a detailed plan. "As I've said from day one, eliminating the federal deduction for state and local taxes will unfairly burden the over three million hardworking taxpayers in NY who claim the deduction", Rep Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, Oneida County, said in a statement. Read More

Gerard Piqué willing to miss World Cup 2018 with Spain

Gerard Piqué willing to miss World Cup 2018 with Spain

Spanish riot police on Sunday burst into polling stations across Catalonia to try to halt the banned referendum on a split from Spain and Catalan officials said 337 people were injured in the crackdown. During the match, which Barcelona won 3-0 thanks to two goals from Lionel Messi , the scoreboard at the Camp Nou displayed a picture of a ballot box with the word "democracy" on it. Read More

NFL's protests are a slap in the face

NFL's protests are a slap in the face

Julius Thomas, Michael Thomas and Kenny Stills all took a knee during the Star-Spangled Banner nine days after Trump said that those who fail to stand for the anthem should be "fired". The Titans' Jurrell Casey, Wesley Woodyard, Brian Orakpo and DaQuan Jones raised a fist while Tennessee wide receiver Rishard Matthews was not on the field for the anthem. Read More

Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign

Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign

When asked if Abbott was one of the "angry old white dudes" messaging Macklemore , Turnbull joked that while Abbott was a "white dude", it depended on the moment whether he was "angry". The petition demands that the NRL "reconsider its political position and remove LBGTIQ politics out of the awesome sport of Rugby League". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton told local radio 2GB the performance was disrespectful to employees and fans who were against same-sex marriage. Read More

Rodgers Throws 4 TDS Passes, Packers Beat Bears, 35-14

Rodgers Throws 4 TDS Passes, Packers Beat Bears, 35-14

That bridge is already under crumbling under duress. Thursday's national anthem before the Green Bay Packers' game against the Chicago Bears was filled with patriotism rather than protest. The controversy stems from the choice of some players to kneel during the anthem, a silent protest started past year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick ahead of a game with the Packers. Read More

Philadelphia Eagles: Keys to a victory over the Chargers

Philadelphia Eagles: Keys to a victory over the Chargers

Younghoe Woo, the rookie kicker for the Chargers (0-3 ) has been unsuccessful on two kicks that were either a game-winning attempt or a game-tying attempt this season. "That's still going to show unity and that we're a team", Lynn said Friday in his final meeting with reporters before the game. They have the highest-scoring offense, a young duo at quarterback and running back and arguably the best defensive player in the league. Read More

Frustration for London-born Ajayi as #JayTrain runs out of steam

Frustration for London-born Ajayi as #JayTrain runs out of steam

A handful of Buffalo Bills players could be seen kneeling for the anthem ahead of their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Thomas took eight of his 11 targets for 89 yards, while Kamara took all 10 of his receptions for 71 yards for the Saints, who had the ball for 34:28 and had 70 plays for 347 total yards. Read More

Ronald Koeman: Everton players still behind me despite home defeat by Burnley

Ronald Koeman: Everton players still behind me despite home defeat by Burnley

As a squad, we are working hard every day in training to improve and I really believe it's only a matter of time before things click into place. Koeman saw his side lose a fourth Premier League game out of their opening seven on Sunday as the Blues succumbed to a 1-0 defeat by Burnley . Read More

Eden Hazard Caught Doing Raheem Sterling Impression In Chelsea Training

Eden Hazard Caught Doing Raheem Sterling Impression In Chelsea Training

After the game, Conte revealed why he made the decision to go for Willian and Hazard rather than using Batshuayi , who was subsequently only given 17 minutes at the end. Morata was off target once more from a similar position to the right of goal inside the Atletico penalty area, provoking an animated response from Conte on the touchline. Read More

Vettel fastest in practice

Vettel fastest in practice

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton was handed a lucky break in Singapore but the Mercedes driver can take little more than the heat and humidity for granted in Malaysia this weekend. He added: "We had such a hard day (on Friday) and it was hard to know where we stood". "There is a fundamental issue in the auto that we need to find out". Read More

Hazard blown away by Tottenham player after win v Huddersfield

Hazard blown away by Tottenham player after win v Huddersfield

The England striker was then involved in some sumptuous build-up play as Ben Davies scored his third goal of the season, before he converted his thirteenth goal of September with a superb left-footed curling effort from outside the box. It is not the first time he has been cautioned for simulation and Pochettino wants an end to the trend. It is a nice selection headache, although Serge Aurier is suspended, while Mousa Dembele , Danny Rose, Victor Wanyama and Erik Lamela remain out, yet ... Read More

Presidents Cup: Justin Thomas holes exquisite bunker shot at the Presidents Cup

Presidents Cup: Justin Thomas holes exquisite bunker shot at the Presidents Cup

They were still two up through 10 holes before Kisner made a crucial birdie at the 11th, Mickelson added another at the 15th and then his game-changer at 18, complete with Three Amigos-style celebration with Kisner. The Americans have a 11 1/2-2 1/2 points lead on the International Team heading into Saturday afternoons quartet of four-ball (select ball) matches. Read More

Fellaini Impresses With Double as Man United Demolish Palace

Fellaini Impresses With Double as Man United Demolish Palace

Without hitting top gear, United doubled their advantage in the 35th after the industrious Ashley Young delivered a flawless cross from the left for Fellaini to sweep home at the far post. Many expected the Red Devils to easily take apart the sudden relegation candidates and Fellaini duly obliged, grabbing himself a brace to complete a dominant performance. Read More

Tigers, Crows won't believe the hype ahead of grand final

Tigers, Crows won't believe the hype ahead of grand final

The signs were excellent early for the Crows and they led by 11 points at quarter time. Had Tex got the ball, Adelaide looked on for a goal and the score would have been 19-3. It certainly was on this occasion for Adelaide's Luke Brown. But it is Damien Hardwick's game plan that will be dissected and copied by AFL rivals after Pyke's high-scoring, fast-paced style crumbled under the Tigers' relentless pressure. Read More

Packers vs. Bears Injuries: Ty Montgomery Reportedly Broke Ribs

Packers vs. Bears Injuries: Ty Montgomery Reportedly Broke Ribs

The team reported a chest injury; NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported broken ribs. The Packers also lost linebacker Joe Thomas due to an ankle injury. Williams is more of a between the tackles back. After all, the Packers are still going to throw the ball plenty with Aaron Rodgers under center, and Williams probably won't dominate the ball right away. Read More

'Outstanding' Celtic delight Brendan Rodgers after 3-0 win over Anderlecht

'Outstanding' Celtic delight Brendan Rodgers after 3-0 win over Anderlecht

Of course, it is very, very hard but let's create our own history. "This is an incredible club that has a great past but we have to really concentrate on the future and not worry so much about that". In the meantime, the Celtic squad have been adjusting to what is, for them, the novelty of a comprehensive success on the road in the Champions League group stage. Read More

Sensex opens on a cautious note; Asian Paints fall over 2%

Sensex opens on a cautious note; Asian Paints fall over 2%

Expectations of further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, tensions over North Korea, rising crude prices and worries of widening fiscal deficit on increased government spending to boost a slowing economy dented sentiment in recent days. Financial stocks such as HDFC Bank Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd were among the top gainers, ending 1.06 percent and 2.62 percent higher, respectively. Read More