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Tokyo 2020 venues stay at original sites

That's the call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today as cost overruns and a possible $30 billion bill for 2020 plague the run-up to Tokyo's 2020 event and the Lausanne-based organisation starts to feel the weight of budgetary pressure...

Love revels in record-breaking first quarter

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Love's first-quarter outburst was the second-most points ever scored by a player in the National Basketball Association, trailing only the 37 scored by the Warriors' Klay Thompson in t...

Antoine Griezmann claims he'd love to play in the Premier League

Griezmann then added more fuel to the fire in a recent interview with Telefoot by explaining how he would prefer a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. However, he admits he has a tough task in winning the award given he faces competition fro...

Ex-Rider Tony Gabriel thrilled as Redblacks win Grey Cup

For the first time in over 40 years the Grey Cup belongs to an Ottawa football team! Tony Gabriel of Ottawa is mobbed by fellow players and fans after scoring the winning touchhdown in the dying moments of the 1976 Grey Cup game in Toronto.

Panthers lose first game of road trip to Hurricanes

Michael Leighton is back in the National Hockey League. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the second period. He was playing in place of Cam Ward, who was in the net for the previous nine games. A stretch pass from Victor Rask found Skin...

Spurs must learn from Champions League exit, says Pochettino

We will play in Wembley", Pochettino said. White Hart Lane does not meet UEFA requirements for Champions League matches but the governing body has a different set of regulations for the Europa League , meaning Spurs could feasibly ask to return to...

NZ holds 67-run 1st innings lead in 1st test vs

Overnight batsmen, Jeet Raval and Henry Nicholls, were gone in the first four overs with Raval unable to add to his overnight 55 and Nicholls adding only one run to be gone for 30. Cameos from Tim Southee (22) and Wagner (21) ensured New Zealand ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

Foley said Tuesday, "We selected "Knights" because knights are the defenders of the realm and protect those who can not defend themselves". "They are the elite warrior class", Foley said. A secondary logo incorporates the Fabulous Las Vegas St...

Topping Champions League group is unlikely admits Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

The result gives PSG a better head-to-head record in Group A, because of away goals scored. Arsenal were already assured of a place in the last 16 but must now outperform PSG in the final group games if they are to avoid qualifying in second place ...

Messi double guides Barcelona to 2-0 win at Celtic

While their progression on the face of it may have been straightforward in Group C, this match was anything but. Morgan had some semblance of revenge in the 41st minute, however, making a lunging, right-handed save on Suarez's free header after Mes...

Obama, Trump hold wide-ranging conversation during first post-election meeting

Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House. The meeting was supposed to last 10 minutes. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also meeting with House Speaker...

Alan Branch Facing 4 Game Suspension

It is worth noting that in order for a player to receive a four-game suspension he has to violate the leagues policy four total times. Tested positive for marijuana. Both Brown and Valentine are smaller defensive tackles in comparison to Branch, by 3...

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

But they already led 24-3 when Armstrong was forced out of the game. It felt like September, what with a full day of tailgating in brilliant sunshine warm enough that one parking lot attendant on the west side of Ohio Stadium wore shorts.

Pep glad to have Yaya back

Toure, left out of the team for three months in an unseemly stand-off between him, Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk, was welcomed back from exile and celebrated his shock recall with both goals in City's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Dana White: Conor McGregor's next fight won't happen before May

With speculation running rampant about featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor's next fight, UFC President Dana White announced this morning that we won't see "THe Notorious" back in the cage until at least May. His next fight was a n...

Porsche Reveals Mid-Engined 911 RSR

With the new RSR , Porsche has essentially turned the 911 into a mid-engined vehicle. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. "How do you like our new and latest fighting machine?" The new 911 RSR's serviceability has also been si...

Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Kerr, though, has insisted that there is no truth in Scalabrine's claims. It's also hard to imagine what the Celtics would offer the Warriors that would be appealing enough for them to move Thompson. Scalabrine was discussing the rumor with Frank...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

Since then, they have 17 punts, three field goals and three turnovers - all interceptions this season - in their initial possessions. They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. The ball bounced up and lande...

Louisville men's soccer earns No. 4 overall seed for NCAA Tournament

The sophomore forward leads the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 23 points. As a result, each of the three schools is set to host second-round games Sunday. The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a fir...

Tough Tommy: Armstrong leads No. 21 Nebraska

Armstrong, who spent the week going through the concussion protocol , played one of his best games in weeks and outperformed Minnesota's Mitch Leidner. "Losing that big was absolutely the biggest hurdle in my mind because I know Minnesota came in ...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...