• Mavericks reportedly talking to the Clippers about DeAndre Jordan
Mavericks reportedly talking to the Clippers about DeAndre Jordan

The All-Star guard Chris Paul made a similar move with the Clippers a year ago, opting into the final season of his contract as a prelude to his trade to the Houston Rockets just days before he was to become an unrestricted free agent.

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  • Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George
Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George

But it was clear the organization liked Grant and preferred to have him on board. Paul George #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on November 7, 2017 in Sacramento, California.

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  • Sweden coach Janne Andersson refuses to gloat as Germany crash out
Sweden coach Janne Andersson refuses to gloat as Germany crash out

Reigning champions Germany were stunned 2-0 by South Korea in Kazan, bringing a shock early end to their campaign. Mexico has been to the round of 16 for seven straight World Cups . Augustinsson struck in the 50th minute and Granqvist smashed home a penalty seven minutes later after Hector Moreno fouled Marcus Berg . Sweden was so dominant ...

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  • Warriors All-Stars are lobbying for Jamal Crawford signing in free agency
Warriors All-Stars are lobbying for Jamal Crawford signing in free agency

Durant notoriously gave the Warriors a $10 million discount last season after capturing his first championship, which allowed the front office to sign veterans like Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala to their respective deals to keep their core intact.

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  • Swingman Paul George Lists Celtics As Possible Destination For Him
Swingman Paul George Lists Celtics As Possible Destination For Him

He has a tough decision to make between the Lakers and Thunder , but at this point in time, B/R believes he will end up in L.A. That's because 13-year-old "Bronny", a highly regarded basketball player in OH, is very "likely" to enroll at a prestigious Los Angeles high school, according to a TMZ Sports report Wednesday, although it's apparently "...

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  • LeBron James returns to LA hours before free agency opens
LeBron James returns to LA hours before free agency opens

James is a 14-time All-Star, a 14-time All-NBA selection, six-time All-Defense selection, a four-time MVP and three-time champion. That came after the King was spotted landing in Los Angeles . "That is an exact quote from my sources that said that Dan Gilbert said that". Cleveland has deep salary-cap issues - partially caused by James' failure t...

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  • Striker Danny Ings to leave Liverpool this summer
Striker Danny Ings to leave Liverpool this summer

A number of Liverpool's first-team regulars will be absent for parts of the preseason as those competing at the World Cup in Russian Federation will be granted a break by Jurgen Klopp . With just 25 appearances in his three seasons with the club, fans understand Ings" desire to play, with Liverpool fan Gary Ray wishing him "good luck for the...

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  • Manchester United set to enter race for Liverpool target Fekir
Manchester United set to enter race for Liverpool target Fekir

Former Real Mallorca youngster Asensio has emerged as one of Spain's leading young talents over the past two seasons, scoring against Juventus in the 2017 Champions League final and hitting a key goal in the 2018 UCL semifinal against Bayern Munich.

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  • Chelsea eye Donnarumma as an alternative to Alisson
Chelsea eye Donnarumma as an alternative to Alisson

The Reds were the initial frontrunners for his signatures but baulked at Roma's evaluation of their prized asset allowing Real Madrid a clear run at his signatures. And Milan could use Donnarumma as bait as they bid to add more firepower up front, by seeking a deal which would see Morata move the other way. Real Madrid forward, Marco Asensi...

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  • Warriors Will Pursue DeAndre Jordan
Warriors Will Pursue DeAndre Jordan

Clippers coach Doc Rivers, then-teammates Chris Paul and Blake Griffin each traveled to the center's home, staying there until he re-signed with the Clippers. If we had to bet, Jordan will likely take the big payday, and Dallas will finally have their man. Jordan will have to give up a shade under $20 million next year to chase a near-guarantee...

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  • Germany's Sebastian Rudy out of World Cup clash with South Korea
Germany's Sebastian Rudy out of World Cup clash with South Korea

South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong thinks his side have a "one per cent chance" of beating Germany and qualifying for the World Cup knockout phase when they face each other in Kazan on Wednesday. The employees at the Brazilian branch of Fox Sports showed that they have not completely forgotten about what Germany did to them at their own tournam...

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  • Paul George Rumors: Star Could Stay with Thunder on 2
Paul George Rumors: Star Could Stay with Thunder on 2

That's where he would sign a one-year contract for the 2018-19 season with a player option for the 2019-20 season. However, if the Lakers can land James alone, the free agency period will be a win for them. The NBA free agency period will officially kick off when the clock strikes midnight tonight. "They honestly check the boxes where I n...

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  • Diego Maradona watches as Argentina crash out of the World Cup
Diego Maradona watches as Argentina crash out of the World Cup

Ronaldo is 33 years old, and Messi 31-meaning Russian Federation is, realistically, their last chance to win the Cup. However, the 1998 World Cup champions have slipped to +850 on the World Cup championship odds after opening the tournament at +700, and have also fallen to defeat in all four previous meetings with Argentina while scoring ju...

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  • Major League Soccer player comes out as gay
Major League Soccer player comes out as gay

Per Ryan, Martin is the first MLS player to come out as gay since former Los Angeles Galaxy star Robbie Rogers in 2013. Robbie Rogers, a former LA Galaxy and USA national team winger/defender, was the first openly gay man to compete in one of the top-five leagues after he came out in February 2013.

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  • LeBron James ‘Strongly Considering’ Joining Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James ‘Strongly Considering’ Joining Los Angeles Lakers

Windhorst suggested that the meeting between James and Magic Johnson will be critical for the Lakers' chances. According to The Post's Tim Bontemps , the "prevailing opinion" in National Basketball Association circles is that George actually intends to return to Oklahoma City this summer on a new pact.

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  • Lewis Hamilton hopes Mercedes updates frighten rivals - Austrian Grand Prix 2018
Lewis Hamilton hopes Mercedes updates frighten rivals - Austrian Grand Prix 2018

Hopefully the developments will help me do it more", he said , while acknowledging that qualifying would be key. The session saw a series of minor incidents‚ mostly as drivers ran across the "sausage" kerbs on the final corners and damaged their front wings‚ the Toro Rosso team losing several pieces of bodywork there.

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  • Sampaoli confident Argentina can progress
Sampaoli confident Argentina can progress

But it is Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho , the third most expensive player in history, who has caught the eye for the five-time champions. He has done his bid as an individual [2Copa America finals appearances and a world cup final appearance] to ensure that Argentina wins a trophy but he needs a team in order to grab that evasive national team t...

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  • Japan survives despite loss to Poland
Japan survives despite loss to Poland

After the break Kawashima, who made costly errors that led to Japan conceding in their first two games, was forced to dash from his line to pounce on a through-ball as Robert Lewandowski came at pace. The game then petered out in the dying minutes in farcical circumstances with both sides, content with the result , idly rolling the ball around...

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  • Here's what LeBron James' free-agency means for Houston
Here's what LeBron James' free-agency means for Houston

Even that was a remote possibility. Not only would it have increased the chances of a return to Cleveland, but it would have allowed more teams to try and land James for 2018-19. The Sixers could be an appealing landing spot for James. Rumors about multiple teams being in the hunt for the three-time National Basketball Association champion have a...

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  • Reasons to be fearful and cheerful about England's World Cup chances
Reasons to be fearful and cheerful about England's World Cup chances

They will now face Japan in the last-16, before a potential quarter-final clash with tournament favourites Belgium. "Some outstanding individual players but we feel we are a team that is improving". "So, I think for us it was a really good experience". The manager made a decision and we all back him. With England's place in the knockout stage a...

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  • Clippers' Jordan to opt out
Clippers' Jordan to opt out

Dallas really wanted to work out a deal with the Clippers had Jordan opted in and there was hope they could include veteran Wesley Matthews in a trade as he is owed more than $18 million next season, according to a report from the New York Times .

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  • World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through
World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through

Marcelo lasted a mere 10 minutes against Serbia before being forced off because of a back injury, and Brazil's team doctor has revealed how the injury may have been caused. Brazil had to leave it late to defeat Costa Rica in their second game and must be play better than they have in their opening two games to beat Costa Rica at the Otkrytie Ar...

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  • Michy Batshuayi provides moment of pure comedy after Belgium’s goal vs England
Michy Batshuayi provides moment of pure comedy after Belgium’s goal vs England

Batshuayi grabbed the ball and meant to drop kick it into the net or possibly into the stands. However, he kicked it straight at the post. The Belgian striker looked briefly annoyed at the moment, which sent fans on Twitter insane, but following the game the social media guru laughed at himself for the unfortunate event.

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  • FIFA WC: Lionel Messi fans ecstatic as Argentina enters round of 16
FIFA WC: Lionel Messi fans ecstatic as Argentina enters round of 16

By a freakish twist of fate, the same hotel was chosen by the Argentinian team who are set to play against 1998 World Cup winners France at Kazan Arena on June 30. It's already been suggested that Lionel Messi , scorer of Argentina's first goal of the night, has played a key role in leading his country out of a sticky situation.

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  • Detroit Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comment
Detroit Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comment

Avila said Wednesday that he chose to terminate Bosio's contract after the team included legal counsel in interviews with the people involved, and he told reporters, "I have to take seriously what the comments were, and the action we took was appropriate".

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  • Southgate 'hugely fortunate' to manage England after rejecting job in 2016
Southgate 'hugely fortunate' to manage England after rejecting job in 2016

That adds up to plenty of friendly rivalries and very few secrets as two teams with lots of shared history go head-to-head in the Group G decider. Therefore I'm really looking forward to tonight's game, win, lose or draw, England are through so an exciting 90 minutes without any real jeopardy is in prospect.

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  • Everything you need to know about the World Cup’s fair play tiebreaker
Everything you need to know about the World Cup’s fair play tiebreaker

And rightly so. With Manchester United striker Lukaku and Chelsea forward Hazard leading the line they are a potent force, especially with Manchester City's brilliant midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and Axel Witsel pulling the strings behind them.

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  • Senegal 'magicians' hope to do Africa proud at World Cup
Senegal 'magicians' hope to do Africa proud at World Cup

That meant Senegal was out and Japan was in after they both finished even on points, goal difference, goals scored and head-to-head in Group H . It very almost happened again in Group G , until Adnan Januzaj gave Belgium its lead over England .

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  • England Team vs Belgium, Predicted XI
England Team vs Belgium, Predicted XI

Hi everyone, it's the final day of what has been an enthralling group stage - today we have the final pair of games with a couple of cracking Group H games kicking us off before Group G gives us a very unique situation. "The players tonight never stopped, we've got to just keep improving". England take on Belgium in a battle to decide the win...

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  • LeBron James Texted Kevin Durant About Joining Lakers Together
LeBron James Texted Kevin Durant About Joining Lakers Together

If those are, indeed, Durant's thoughts, Twitter seems to agree with him. LeBron James and Draymond Green share a lot of things, such as the ability to protect the rim and shut down perimeter players, hosting their own UNINTERRUPTED shows and now, texting Kevin Durant after a Finals loss.

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