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Sports Green settles Durant spat, says Warriors won't 'crumble'
Author: 0 Green settles Durant spat, says Warriors won't 'crumble'

He said: "The fit we envisioned when Carmelo chose to sign with the Rockets has not materialised, therefore we thought it was best to move on as any other outcome would have been unfair to him". It just didn't work out for whatever reason. The third overall pick in the 2003 draft has averaged 24 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3 assists in a career that also included stints with the Denver Nuggets and the New York Knicks.

Sports Ricky Craven - The Silver Fox David Pearson made me and NASCAR better
Author: 0 Ricky Craven - The Silver Fox David Pearson made me and NASCAR better

Pearson also had a particular history with Charlotte Motor Speedway and former track promoter Humpy Wheeler. That's an accomplishment that will never be matched again. I had the chance to interview him (with Yarborough) several years ago and found that the years hadn't changed that. Some 900 feet from the finish line, Pearson, having achieved his goal of getting the final "slingshot" of the race, came out of a high bank, whipped past Petty and won by 25 feet.

Sports Lakers, Heat among potential Carmelo destinations
Author: 0 Lakers, Heat among potential Carmelo destinations

The sources said, unless something changes, Houston is moving toward waiving the 10-time All-Star soon. Both Anthony and front-office officials around the league are privately expressing surprise at the speed with which Houston is short-circuiting this partnership, especially after the Rockets' courtship of Anthony this summer.

Sports Sri Lanka take control against England in second Test in Kandy
Author: 0 Sri Lanka take control against England in second Test in Kandy

England's first innings total was 285 but Sri Lanka were docked five runs after the umpires deemed that Silva did not ground his bat properly while taking a run. With Karunaratne easing to his half-century and De Silva quickly catching up, it needed something outlandish to break their rhythm and Stokes obliged.

Sports Jones helps Packers run away for 31-12 win over Dolphins
Author: 0 Jones helps Packers run away for 31-12 win over Dolphins

Jones added a career-long 67-yarder to give him 96 yards on four carries in the first quarter alone. The Packers Pro Bowler threw for 199 yards and two scores as Green Bay took down the Dolphins 31-12 on a chilly Sunday at Lambeau Field .

Sports Wayne Rooney ready to enjoy farewell after pressure of 'Golden Generation'
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney ready to enjoy farewell after pressure of 'Golden Generation'

Southgate later suggested that Rooney be called back in for a farewell game before the 2018 World Cup, but Rooney said he declined because he did not want the occasion to distract from England's preparations. Rooney struck an authoritative tone as he spoke at length to the media, with his only prickly answer in response to a question about his late-night drinking during his last England involvement.

Sports Pittsburgh Steelers Players Ransacked Le'Veon Bell's Locker
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers Players Ransacked Le'Veon Bell's Locker

On Wednesday, Ben Roethlisberger revealed that he texted Bell just before the deadline, but he never received a response back from him. The Steelers placed the franchise tag on Bell for the second time this past off-season, but the 26-year-old has made a decision to sit out the year and wait for a long-term contract rather than play under the tag , which would have paid him $14.5 million this season.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney's England career: See how he changed through the years

Having called time on his Three Lions tenure two years ago, Rooney returns for one night only with a brief cameo appearance against the United States designed by the English Football Association to wish the striker a fond farewell. "If it doesn't happen, I'll keep working hard". Manager Gareth Southgate added: "I don't want to pin an exact time on when Wayne comes on because you don't know how the flow of the game will go".

Sports Marko Arnautovic confirms he wants to leave West Ham
Author: 0 Marko Arnautovic confirms he wants to leave West Ham

He has continued to impress this season having already found the net five times in 10 matches despite West Ham's early struggles under Manuel Pellegrini . Chelsea fans will need some convincing that Arnautovic is up to the standard required to feature in our front-line, but we ought to get used to the idea of the club targeting him.

Sports Martial, Pogba and Mendy out of France's key Nations League match
Author: 0 Martial, Pogba and Mendy out of France's key Nations League match

However, the Manchester United striker was forced to withdraw as a result of a groin injury. "This decision was taken after an exchange between Dr. Franck Le Gall and his counterparts at Arsenal ", a statement on Twitter read on Monday. Anthony Martial was left out of the World Cup squad during the summer after a poor season for United last time around. Speaking about Lacazette in October, Deschamps said: 'It is true that he is having a good early season where he is efficient and ...

Sports MLB.com FastCast: deGrom, Snell win Cy Young
Author: 0 MLB.com FastCast: deGrom, Snell win Cy Young

Hernandez's Cy Young victory signalled a major shift from voters, who once prioritized pitcher wins. The case could have been made for all three to win the award. He led the Astros to the American League Championship Series after the 2017 World Series run. Down the stretch, Verlander was almost ideal in his final regular season starts in September, where he went 3-0 en route to the postseason.

Sports Rajon Rondo Out a 'Few Weeks' With Broken Hand
Author: 0 Rajon Rondo Out a 'Few Weeks' With Broken Hand

At James' current points per game this season, the four-time MVP would pass Jordan in 33 games on January 19 against the Rockets. It is believed that the fractured occurred with about 8:24 left in the fourth quarter after Rondo stole the ball from Jusuf Nurkic , though he did not exit until the 5:20 mark.

Sports Zverev inflicts more ATP Finals pain on Cilic
Author: 0 Zverev inflicts more ATP Finals pain on Cilic

Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid for a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title in style. Isner double-faulted to hand Cilic a decisive break in the eighth game of the second set and then did the same to gift Cilic a break at the start of the third.

Sports Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP
Author: 0 Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

SEC champion Georgia would be in. Could the committee squeeze in the Tide after a loss to Georgia, which would obviously get in, if Clemson, Notre Dame and MI (and maybe even Oklahoma ) all won out? On Thursday, three games are slated, as Toledo travels to Kent State, North Texas hosts FAU, and Houston battles Tulane in a key game for the AAC West.

Sports More countries to play in 2021 Rugby League World Cup
Author: 0 More countries to play in 2021 Rugby League World Cup

Dr Palmer said she started her presentation with a verse of the Black Ferns haka to make her feel "grounded and calm". "I think that's something we'll have to consider now", she said. World Rugby chair Bill Beaumont said the pitch from New Zealand rugby delegates was what convinced him. "Everybody knows what rugby means to Kiwis".

Sports Division III player strikes opponent after shot
Author: 0 Division III player strikes opponent after shot

Platt was subsequently ejected. On Wednesday, Fitchburg State released a statement on Twitter condemning Platt's unsportsman-like conduct and announcing his indefinite suspension exclusion from campus. Insane thing about this is, Kewan Platt was just selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference ( MASCAC) Men's Basketball Player of the Week .

Sports Ranking the 10 best players acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers via trade
Author: 0 Ranking the 10 best players acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers via trade

The addition of Butler to the mix gives Philadelphia a talent base featuring three of the NBA's top 20 players - Butler, Simmons and Embiid. "But I'm not really anxious about it". "But when I go up against them, they are the enemy now". Even after I was moved, I still had great conversations with them, wishing them luck. Critics, often citing anonymous sources, called Butler a disruptive presence on a team.

Sports Buffalo Bills Release QB Nathan Peterman
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills Release QB Nathan Peterman

Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Barkley led the team to a dominating win over the New York Jets on Sunday. This isn't a Must-Win Game for the floundering Jets as much as it is a Must-Win Game for the embattled coach. On Barkley's first play, he launched a 47-yard pass to Robert Foster. McDermott's recent decisions, however, did not appear to match his belief in a player who threw seven interceptions in four appearances this season, and 13 overall in nine career games, including a ...

Sports Real Madrid appoint Santiago Solari as permanent manager
Author: 0 Real Madrid appoint Santiago Solari as permanent manager

And with 15 goals scored and only two conceded he has established the best ever start for a Real manager. The former Real Madrid Castilla manager knows the lot well from his days with the youth setup of the Whites, but the way he has helped the younger players feel bask into form in the first team is fantastic.

Sports Kevin Durant, Draymond Green had heated locker room exchange
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Draymond Green had heated locker room exchange

The Golden State Warriors have suspended forward Draymond Green for one game, citing conduct detrimental to the team , following his angry exchange with Kevin Durant during Monday night's overtime loss to the LA Clippers . "Obviously it's definitely weird not having him around and everything that went down". However, the defending National Basketball Association champions fell short in the additional period, losing 121-116.

Sports Chiefs vs. Rams moved to Los Angeles due to field conditions
Author: 0 Chiefs vs. Rams moved to Los Angeles due to field conditions

As long as the field conditions remain terrible, moving the game to Los Angeles seems like a no-brainer. The Rams left for Colorado Springs on Monday to train at high altitude for a week before traveling to Mexico City, where the elevation is about 7,300 feet.

Sports Confident India Aim For a Whitewash in Final T20I
Author: 0 Confident India Aim For a Whitewash in Final T20I

West Indies , after electing to bat, made 181 on the loss of three wickets. The visitors applied themselves perfectly and made sure they did not loose wickets till the end which saw middle-order batsmen Darren Bravo (43 not out) and Nicholas Pooran (53 not out) taking the charge towards the end, helping their team to post a decent score.

Sports What we learned from the Los Angeles Rams win over the Seahawks
Author: 0 What we learned from the Los Angeles Rams win over the Seahawks

That was the first touchdown of his career and it has been a long time in the making. The Rams are 9-1 and looking to gain home field advantage in the playoffs . Wilson. Dan Marino. Peyton Manning. Improbably, the Seahawks romped on the ground throughout the first half despite not having their best and most important guys in their rushing offense.

Sports Rain washes away Pakistans chance of series win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Rain washes away Pakistans chance of series win over New Zealand

Having won the toss and elected to bat, Pakistan made a solid start with a 64 run opening stand before Lockie Ferguson removed Mohammad Hafeez for 19. Taylor hit three boundaries and a six for his 43rd half century in one-day internationals. The partnership was broken when Sohail (60) pulled Lockie Ferguson to deep backward square leg where Goerge Worker tumbled forward to take the catch.

Sports Caris LeVert Taken To Hospital With Serious Right Leg Injury
Author: 0 Caris LeVert Taken To Hospital With Serious Right Leg Injury

Caris LeVert received an outpouring of support from across the National Basketball Association following the gruesome injury he suffered on Monday. LeVert, 24, was enjoying a breakout season before the injury. "Fortunately, tests performed this morning revealed that there are no fractures and only moderate ligament damage", O'Malley said in a statement. O'Malley has a long history with LeVert.

Sports Jose Mourinho Knows What He's Doing With Fred, Man Utd Legend Insists
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Knows What He's Doing With Fred, Man Utd Legend Insists

Having lost their early lead against Cardiff, things went from bad to worse for Brighton when Stephens was sent off for a reckless (and pointless) challenge just after the half-hour mark. "Kun [Aguero] scored and then Gundogan and it was flawless", Mendy said. "Every player was saying the same thing: 'OK, guys, don't do the same as a year ago, be careful, pay attention.' So when we came back on the pitch, we played better than the first half, so won the derby".

Sports Eden Hazard admits to feeling wear and tear of opponents' rough treatment
Author: 0 Eden Hazard admits to feeling wear and tear of opponents' rough treatment

And the Chelsea FC star admitted his summer exploits are starting to take a toll on his body. But Manchester City are playing better at the moment, even if the gap is only two points. "I hope we don't lose Sigurdsson after the tackle from Jorginho", Everton boss Marco Silva said . Pickford was more involved in the second half, pulling off a string of fine saves to deny Alvaro Morata - who also had a goal disallowed - and Eden Hazard , while Alonso hit the woodwork.

Sports Free agent Samir Nasri set to join West Ham United
Author: 0 Free agent Samir Nasri set to join West Ham United

The 31-year-old Nasri would not be eligible to play until 1 January, but is permitted to train with any club from this month. A month later he was banned , initially for six months, for using an intravenous drip treatment that contravened World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) rules, leading to a Spanish Anti-Doping investigation .

Sports Justin Houstons return bolsters Chiefs in win over Cardinals
Author: 0 Justin Houstons return bolsters Chiefs in win over Cardinals

In a game that the Cardinals were expected to be outmatched, Rosen failed to deliver. "He throws a handsome ball". It's going to be tough to top the success Mahomes is having. He jumped back into the stands and took control of a TV camera. ROSEN AND REID: Rosen's father, noted physician Dr. Charles Rosen, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and the youngster was an avid fan of Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles growing up.

Sports Greece's Tsitsipas beats de Minaur to win Next Gen ATP Final
Author: 0 Greece's Tsitsipas beats de Minaur to win Next Gen ATP Final

In the absence of Alexander Zverev, who skipped the event for the second year after qualifying for the ATP Finals, 20-year-old Tsitsipas was the top seed and he made no secret of how much he wanted to come out on top. I was mentally very strong and that proved in the tiebreak in the last set. The format for the tournament is the best-of-five sets with shorter sets of four games, no-ad scoring at deuce and no lets on serve.

Sports Kenin to open Fed Cup final for US against Strycova
Author: 0 Kenin to open Fed Cup final for US against Strycova

In Sunday's reverse singles, Kenin will go against Siniakova, and Riske will meet Strycova. Riske was selected ahead of Danielle Collins , who is ranked above her, but was unable to get the United States back on level terms against Siniakova.

Sports RFEF: Real Madrid making moves to appoint Solari on permanent basis
Author: 0 RFEF: Real Madrid making moves to appoint Solari on permanent basis

The win, and Barcelona's loss to Real Betis, has brought Madrid back into the title race, now sitting just four points off top spot despite being in sixth. "His future? We are happy". " Celta played very tough", Solari said. Solari has played down the comparisons with Zidane, who commanded instant respect owing to his glittering playing career and long-established status at the club, enhancing his status as a Real legend by winning three consecutive Champions League crowns.

Sports City v Man United match highlights
Author: 0 City v Man United match highlights

Sportblog: Would Pep Guardiola win the title with this Manchester United squad? "You can go for stats, that's the way people who don't understand football, analyse football", protested Mourinho. An Anthony Martial penalty gave United hope of repeating their stunning comeback victory in last season's corresponding fixture, but Ilkay Gundogan ended the contest at the end of a 44-pass move four minutes from time .

Sports 'Silly mistake' by Pakistan gifts India 10 runs in World T20 win
Author: 0 'Silly mistake' by Pakistan gifts India 10 runs in World T20 win

Notably, the 35-year-old senior campaigner did not get to bat against New Zealand but she replaced Tania Bhatia at the top of the order and showcased her experience. However, star performer, Mandhana, did not have a good start to her World T20 campaign. Kaur raced to a 33-ball 50 and in no time converted that to a magnificent century off only 49 deliveries.

Sports Michael Thomas Honors Joe Horn With Amazing Cell Phone TD Celebration
Author: 0 Michael Thomas Honors Joe Horn With Amazing Cell Phone TD Celebration

Thomas finished the game with 12 catches for 211 yards and, of course, the touchdown as his Saints knocked off the last undefeated team of the 2018 season. All these guys just catching touchdowns and celebrating with each other, having fun, getting the crowd involved. Horn, now 46, told Jeff Duncan of The Times-Picayune he was working out by himself in a gym in MS when he witnessed Thomas' tribute.

Sports City rolls past United — Manchester Is Blue
Author: 0 City rolls past United — Manchester Is Blue

But in contrast with some defeats this season, Mourinho was unwilling to criticise his team's attitude and effort , saying 'for me zero words against my players, everything is positive. "We moved the ball very slow, so it was impossible for us to be risky", Sarri said. The two latter names of course care more about the fixture more than most players to don the red.