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by | February 11, 2018 | 01:07

Yet while the money aspect of this matters for the Lakers, the harsh truth about their LeBron candidacy is that the Cavs are suddenly the far superior option for James' services - even moreso than before. For months, there have been rumblings that upcoming free agent LeBron James would neither keep his talents in Cleveland nor take them to South Beach but would instead carry them to California where he could be the next face of the Los Angeles Lakers.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:47

Kane's goal was his seventh in seven league games against the club who rejected him as a youngster. Kane's latest heroics also made it sweet revenge for Tottenham after they were beaten at Arsenal earlier this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could start as Arsenal's central striker, with Alexandre Lacazette coming from the bench yet again. It took until the half hour mark to register the games first clear cut chance when Kane beat the offside trap to meet Christian ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:44

I am confident, but we must not be afraid to take challenges. "We have got a lot of injuries and it's just about taking its toll now". Andy King will probably have a better chance of starting over Andre Ayew, given that Leroy Fer was a regular starter under Carvalhal, who won't want to make too many changes to a team who are performing well and picking up points consistently.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:29

I don't know how long he needs. I don't know. For whatever reason, that happened. Chelsea defender Gary Cahill believes that the club is in a crucial junction at the moment with the season going either way based on performances. However, Silva remains highly thought of in English football and according to The Times , Chelsea will consider appointing Silva on a short-term deal if Conte exits Stamford Bridge.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:04

I don't know. For this reason , I'm a bit anxious. "I am not thinking for only one moment about the possibility to go away from this club", Conte told a news conference on Friday (Feb 9). "Christensen didn't train with us today but honestly, I hope to count on him against West Brom because he's an important player for us". "When you see him talking about and actually mentioning the length of his contract, saying, "I have 18 months left and I am not going" it is nearly as if he is saying, ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:01

He said: "It is not only in the match with Conte ". The Italian FA recently appointed former U20s coach Luigi Di Biagio as their interim manager for the side's next two friendly games against Argentina and England. On Spanish football show Espacio Reservado , journalist Julio Maldonado asked the frontman, as quoted by the Daily Mail: "If tomorrow they call you from Madrid, do you go straight back or would you have to think about it?" Against Watford it was different because the ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:48

Wright is a 10-year National Basketball Association veteran who has battled injuries the last couple seasons, but his 6-foot-11-inch frame will provide the Rockets with frontcourt depth as they compete with the Golden State Warriors for the top spot in the Western Conference.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:39

If Darvish is "only" making $21 million per year (on average) in this deal, it's a relative steal for the Cubs, who let Jake Arrieta and John Lackey walk in free agency and signed Tyler Chatwood to a three-year $38 million deal. Darvish: 56-42, 3.42 ERA, 832 1/3 innings pitched. But Darvish was hit hard in the World Series against Houston, managing just five outs in each of his two starts - including a loss in Game 7 - and there was talk he was tipping his pitches .

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:25

But Wenger's men have won their last nine games at the national stadium , including a penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea in this season's Community Shield and the Frenchman is pleased to be back at Wembley. Santi Cazorla (Achilles) remains a long-term absentee. Just like Tottenham , Arsenal are also aiming to finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:25

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has threatened to denounce the two teams, backed by the royal families of Qatar and Abu Dhabi respectively, to the European Union for their financing methods, comparing PSG's record-smashing 222 million euro (A$349.54 million) signing of Neymar to "peeing off the diving board".

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:00

Russian Federation is not being formally recognized at these Olympics due to sanctions against the country for widespread doping among athletes . But the Olympic body left open the door to Russian athletes with no history of doping to compete in Pyeongchang at its invitation.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:23

The Houston Rockets were not active at the trade deadline, but have benefited from a number of veteran players receiving buyouts after the deadline. Since 2012, Johnson's scoring has progressively gone down every season. Johnson was traded from the Utah Jazz to the Sacramento Kings in a three-team deal involving the Cleveland Cavaliers, and since the Kings aren't in position to contend for a playoff spot, they are expected to buy out Johnson's contract.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:22

No matter what information they have, it will still be tough to stop in-form striker Kane, who has already scored 31 goals in 32 games across all competitions this season. Kane, 24, has netted 22 goals in the Premier League this season, the fourth campaign in a row he has passed the 20-goal mark in the English top flight.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:24

The Briton held the record only momentarily, though, as South Korea's Choi Min Jeong bettered it with a 42.870-second time in the final first-round heat. South Korea's Hwang Dae Heon , a big favorite for a medal, did not finish, and Canadian Charles Hamelin , who is retiring from competition, missed his chance to win a medal at a fourth Olympics when he was penalized.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:14

The protester was ejected from the ceremony in Pyeongchang , during the opening ceremony. North Korean athletes are subject to round-the-clock security at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea . But Schoff said that by pouring cold water on hopes for better inter-Korean relations, Pence's stance could be viewed as critical of Moon's outreach to North Korea.

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:48

But the vice president, per reports from CBS News and the Associated Press , neither interacted with Jong nor stood to recognize the joint North and South Korea team that entered for the ceremony. He also ratcheted up his rhetoric on the North's human rights abuses in a speech to US service members at Yokota Air Base in Japan. Looking confident and relaxed, she had a brief meeting at the airport with South Korean officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, before being ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:25

The Herald published, and then retracted , a report by Borges claiming Brady would hold out of Patriots practices until he got a deal like the blockbuster contract signed by former Patriots backup Jimmy Garropolo. "Earlier today I made a frightful attempt at humor". Christian Fauria , who won a pair of Super Bowls as a member of the Patriots more than a decade ago, was suspended by Boston radio station WEEI for the impression, which can be heard below.

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:11

And on Friday, Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un himself, arrived for the first-ever visit to the South by a member of the ruling Kim dynasty. Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has shared the American skepticism of warming inter-Korean relations and pressed Moon against falling for the North's "smile diplomacy", greeted Kim Yong Nam.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:39

The Flames couldn't put together a team win against the Rangers, but they did see breakout performances from a trio of individuals Friday night. The letter seemed to essentially serve the goal of softening the blow to fans and give them a heads up to be ready for anything come the February 26.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:17

They entered the stadium wearing their official Team USA Opening Ceremony gear courtesy of Ralph Lauren. Then, two athletes from the joint Koreas women's hockey team, Chung Su-hyon of North Korea and Park Jong-ah of South Korea, climbed stairs to the cauldron with the torch.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:16

Laura Dahlmeier of Germany won the women's biathlon 7.5km sprint of the Winter Olympic Games at the Alpensia Biathlon Center here on Saturday. Norway's Marte Olsbu won silver and Veronika Vitkova bronze. Susan Dunklee, the U.S.'s best chance at medaling in the 7.5 km sprint, missed five shots - one in the prone position and four while standing - and fell out of medal contention early.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:43

The officials said it was fair to say both Pence and the North Koreans rebuffed South Korean President Moon Jae-in's efforts to facilitate a meeting between North Korea and the US. Those photos quickly went viral. North and South Koreans marching together under a unified peninsula flag gave Thomas Bach goosebumps, the International Olympic Committee president told Reuters on Saturday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:20

The highest profile member of the North Korean delegation to the Games, she is the first immediate member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the 1950-1953 Korean war. South Koreans, especially the younger generation, are no longer as much excited or welcoming the North with open arms. Murray gave no hints Friday. Kim, who has been working for PyeongChang 2018 since its bid process, said she was told by the local organizers that she would be the cauldron lighter at the ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:00

Modi also announced to enhance the number of scholarships being provided to Palestinians in the exchange programme from 50 to 100. He will make a historic visit to Palestine, the first by an Indian prime minister. Never before in the parliamentary history was a Prime Minister's reply to the President's address disrupted by the Opposition, Shah said at the meeting.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:59

On Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers will wrap up their National Basketball Association season series against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center (TNT, 7:30 p.m. "I don't think we need any more fines", Kuzma said with a laugh, referencing the $50,000 tampering fine the Lakers received for Magic Johnson's praise of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:46

Conte said on Friday in a lengthy pre-match press conference , "We are talking a lot about the bad results but sometimes we forget that we are facing a serious situation [with Morata]. Chelsea , however, looked hapless in defence again and lost 4-1, conceding three goals in the final six minutes. "Against Watford it was totally negative, our performance".

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:39

Amidst the madness of Neymar's move last summer, Barcelona's interest in Angel Di Maria flew under the radar to an extent. The arrivals of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe had the potential to drastically reduce Di Maria's game time at PSG this season, but he has actually featured fairly often.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:37

Arsenal have only won one of their last seven Premier League meetings with Tottenham , although that did come in the last fixture back in November. They could suffer three straight away defeats in the Premier League for the first time since a run of four losses ended last April. City boss Pep Guardiola was quoted as saying he would like to see Mahrez feature when the sides face off on Saturday evening, but Claude Puel has confirmed that he is set to sit out a third consecutive game.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:17

They finished second to Tottenham in the group stage of the UCL and are now 19 points behind Barcelona . He's an exceptional talent, he scores goals for fun. Arsenal's new attacking options seem to have injected a sense of urgency and optimism into the side, with the link between Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang appearing nearly telepathic.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:14

There are a record 102 gold medals up for grabs at this year's Winter Olympics , with some 2,920 athletes from 92 countries competing at its events. Bjoergen captured her 11th career medal Saturday, breaking a three-way tie with Russian Raisa Smetanina and Italian Stefania Belmondo.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:29

The series shifts to New Zealand with the hosts playing England in a crucial clash on February 13. In the final worldwide fixture of the Australian season, the hosts finished with a bang on Saturday (February 10). Warner left England reeling at 3-34 in the fourth over when he ran out Dawid Malan with a brilliant direct hit. The visitors were restricted by a disciplined pace bowling performance from Kane Richardson , who finished with 3-33, while Billy Stanlake claimed 2-28.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:25

Someone sure dropped the coin on this one. Roberts and other family members have followed Hamlin to other Olympic Games, but they will be watching from home this year. Beyond the stellar results, Davis has been a trailblazer. The Winter Games are here, kicking off with an opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium that introduced 2,900 athletes from 92 countries in competition for 102 medals over the span of two weeks.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:19

She attended the ceremony along with the head of the North's Olympic delegation, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam, who leads North Korea's parliament. Kim Yo Jong and the rest of the North Korean delegation sat next to Vice President Pence at the Olympic's opening ceremony Friday, but they did not speak or acknowledge each other .

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:48

The 33-year-old James has said he would like to finish his career in Cleveland and general manager Koby Altman , who has only been in charge of the roster since July, gave James a team he can lead back to the Finals. After shipping off six players in three different trades, it's once again clear that LeBron James has the inside track toward the 2018 NBA Finals.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:40

On February 8, a 45-year-old woman was killed in shelling by the Pakistani troops along the LoC in Poonch's KG sector. Pakistan is using U.S. anti-tank missiles and heavy mortars to target Indian army bunkers along the Line of Control (LoC), a report said today.