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Sport Isaiah Thomas Explains Why He Didn't Want Video Tribute from Celtics
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Explains Why He Didn't Want Video Tribute from Celtics

Thomas, who played for the Celtics for three seasons, is now on the Cavaliers roster but did not play Wednesday in Cleveland's 14-point loss in Boston. Gorman said he believes Thomas is overstating his place in franchise history, arguing that his two and half seasons in Boston pale in comparison to Pierce's 15.

Sport Comedian And 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Is Dead At Age 86
Author: 0 Comedian And 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Is Dead At Age 86

It's said that the actor's health has been on the decline since being involved in a serious auto accident about two-years ago. While it is unclear if Jerry's brother Dick was present at the time of his passing, Shirley did confirm that the brothers spent time together while Dick visited them for Christmas last month.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte 'disappointed' after Norwich stalemate

Antonio Conte's men reached the final of the tournament last season and with the Premier League title looking out of reach, the Chelsea boss may target the FA Cup as a good source of domestic silverware. Norwich responded with their own attack and nearly took the lead from a 70th minute free-kick which was punched away by Caballero with Murphy's followup volley hitting a Blues player.

Sport Defending champion Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open
Author: 0 Defending champion Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

When Williams won last year's Australian Open she was already two months pregnant. Three months later, she announced that she and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, are expecting their first child together. She also stuck mostly to the baseline and only twice charged the net. She had won the tournament seven times, with her first victory coming in 2003.

Sport Oakland Raiders set to sign Jon Gruden to landmark deal
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders set to sign Jon Gruden to landmark deal

Jon Gruden is returning to the sideline with the Oakland Raiders and will be rewarded with a contract that is the longest and richest for any coach in National Football League history, multiple media outlets reported Friday. Oakland had previously traded Gruden to Tampa Bay for four draft picks after Gruden spent four seasons with the team. Steve Corkran of RaidersSnakePit.com first reported the news.

Sport FA question Arsenal boss Wenger about Chelsea comments
Author: 0 FA question Arsenal boss Wenger about Chelsea comments

With Swedish outfit Ostersund awaiting in the last 32 of the Europa League, that competition may now offer Arsene Wenger's team their best hope of a return to European football's premier competition next season. "For sure there is a lot of frustration from the coach after the game". "I think it is a pity because when you have so many chances to score you must win the game", said Conte.

Sport Packers Strip Ted Thompson Of GM Duties, Fire A Few Coaches
Author: 0 Packers Strip Ted Thompson Of GM Duties, Fire A Few Coaches

More importantly, the one-year extension ensures McCarthy won't go into next season as a lame duck coach. Packers president Mark Murphy is expected to address the GM situation on Tuesday. Together, they won Super Bowl XLV, the Packers' first title since Super Bowl XXXI. Both have interviewed for several GM openings around the league in recent years.

Sport Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury during draw with Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury during draw with Crystal Palace

It's a tradition, so I have to adapt", he told multiple English newspapers. He told Sky Sports: "City have the most complete squad and it is very hard for Guardiola to improve the squad. "We will have internal meetings with the board of directors and we will see what is best for us; but for now he is a player in Arsenal and I think that he will continue", he said.

Sport Vikings Fall For A Bears Trick Punt Return
Author: 0 Vikings Fall For A Bears Trick Punt Return

With the defeat, the Bears finished the 2017 season with a 5-11 record and an 0-6 mark against division opponents Minnesota, Detroit and Green Bay. Over the past three games, the Vikings held the Bears, Packers and Bengals to a combined 17 points and six third-down conversions.

Sport Guardiola predicts Sanchez will stay at Arsenal in January
Author: 0 Guardiola predicts Sanchez will stay at Arsenal in January

Gabriel left the pitch in tears in the 23rd minute after appearing to accidentally injure his knee when he slipped as he tried to control the ball minutes earlier. That City performed below the extraordinary level they have consistently achieved this season meant that they dropped points in the Premier League for only the second time in 21 games, and for the first time did not score.

Sport Williams rusty on return to the court
Author: 0 Williams rusty on return to the court

However, after falling 5-0 behind in the deciding championship tie-break, Williams was left with too much ground to make up as Ostapenko won the first ever women's match at MWTC. But despite also surrendering his world number one ranking during a frustrating year, Murray insists he won't be motivated exclusively by thoughts of Grand Slam glory once he gets back on court.

Sport Giants suspend Apple for final week of season
Author: 0 Giants suspend Apple for final week of season

He's been publicly called a locker-room "cancer" by teammate Landon Collins , who later apologized for his radio comments about Apple needing to "grow up". The following day, Apple denied that the conversations ever occurred. Collins was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. An NJ.com report over the weekend detailed personal issues as the forefront for an explanation on Apple's attitude and season - which includes a falling out with his stepfather.

Sport USC's Sam Darnold would be 'honored' to play for any National Football League team
Author: 0 USC's Sam Darnold would be 'honored' to play for any National Football League team

In one sense, I can't blame Rosen if he truly doesn't want to play for the Browns, especially if Hue Jackson remains the coach in 2018. A couple of names stands out, including Josh Rosen , Sam Darnold , and Josh Allen, but there is a long time between now and when Roger Goodell goes to the podium with the first overall pick written on his index card.

Sport Southampton: Liverpool agree Virgil van Dijk signing
Author: 0 Southampton: Liverpool agree Virgil van Dijk signing

The Dutchman underwent a medical on Merseyside on Wednesday ahead of a world-record deal for a defender. Subsequently, Liverpool did. However, that never stopped rumours that Van Dijk would soon make his way to the club. However, the bitter terms between the two clubs seem to have ended now with Klopp looking set to get his wish granted in January. "I can't wait to pull on the famous red shirt for the first time in front of the Kop".

Author: 0 Serena Williams To Return To Tennis For First Time Since Giving Birth

The 36-year-old last played a competitive match at the Australian Open in January when she was pregnant with daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr ., whose father is Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian . It is the first time a women's tennis match will be staged at the Abu Dhabi showpiece. "Last season was really incredible for me and I can not wait to continue the start of my new season at such an unbelievable event".

Sport Josh Rosen gives thoughtful answer to 'should draft prospects play in bowl?'
Author: 0 Josh Rosen gives thoughtful answer to 'should draft prospects play in bowl?'

The Browns would clinch the top pick for the second straight season if they lose to the Bears in a game beginning at 1 p.m. or the Giants beat the Arizona Cardinals in a game starting at 4:25 p.m. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen said at a recent press conference that he plans to look at the National Football League after the Cactus Bowl, in which the Bruins are slated to battle Kansas State on December 26.

Sport Fired worker arrested in Lambeau Field disturbance
Author: 0 Fired worker arrested in Lambeau Field disturbance

Multiple law enforcement and emergency agencies converged at Lambeau Field after an incident Friday afternoon. The incident was initially reported as an active shooter situation, however, police are now saying that no people were hurt. The gate to the loading dock was temporarily up for deliveries, police said. He then drove into the stadium and crashed into a storage area, but did not get onto the field.

Sport Awesome for Everton: Chelsea star banned
Author: 0 Awesome for Everton: Chelsea star banned

If they deserve it, I'm ready to play with very young players. On his second start since making his Blues debut against Nottingham Forest in September, the 17-year-old lasted for the entire duration as the 2012 European champions recorded a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge.

Sport FULL TIME: ARSENAL 3-3 LIVERPOOL at Emirates
Author: 0 FULL TIME: ARSENAL 3-3 LIVERPOOL at Emirates

After throwing away another lead, Liverpool stay fourth - a point and a place above Arsenal - but the terrible defending from both sides indicated they will struggle for Champions League qualification without improvement at the back. Firmino, though, spared his side's blushes with an equaliser. Arsenal left the field to boos from the Emirates crowd after a mistake-ridden first half saw the hosts fail to muster a single shot on target, with Liverpool eyeing a repeat of August's 4-0 ...

Sport Orioles Pitcher Zach Britton has a Ruptured Achilles
Author: 0 Orioles Pitcher Zach Britton has a Ruptured Achilles

The left-handed reliever finished 2017 with a 2.89 ERA after a MVP-caliber 2016 season that featured a 0.54 ERA and 47 saves. Most immediately, the replacement at closer for the Orioles to start the season comes to mind and it'll likely be something like past year with righty Brad Brach as the top option and side-winding righty Darren O'Day as a fallback candidate.

Sport Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end 5-year relationship
Author: 0 Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end 5-year relationship

Rumors of a potential split first surfaced in late November, when Stenhouse, 30, attended the NASCAR Cup Series awards solo. NASCAR's biggest power couple announced a breakup today. had not proposed yet. The two confirmed they were dating in early 2013. Last month, Patrick announced she would compete in the 2018 Daytona 500 and 2018 Indianapolis 500 and that would end her racing career.

Sport Shikhar Dhawan's 12th hundred takes India to 8th consecutive ODI series victory
Author: 0 Shikhar Dhawan's 12th hundred takes India to 8th consecutive ODI series victory

Dhawan scored a brilliant century back there. Smith's partnership of 301 runs for the fifth wicket with Mitchell Marsh proved to be decisive as Australia claimed 259 run first innings lead while Josh Hazlewood claimed a five-fer in the final innings to bowl out the visitors for 218 on the final day to reclaim the Urn following wins in all the three games of the series so far.

Sport Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury
Author: 0 Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

Already without Rudy Gobert (knee), the Jazz will now be down another starter, leaving them quite shorthanded in the frontcourt. Gobert sustained his injury early in the first quarter of Friday's game against the Boston Celtics . Gobert suffered the injury in the opening minutes of the Jazz's road win in Boston on Friday night, when teammate Derrick Favors fell onto his left leg.

Sport Confirmed: Bournemouth and Liverpool line-ups
Author: 0 Confirmed: Bournemouth and Liverpool line-ups

Klopp says there are reasons we are seeing a different Salah this time. Liverpool produced a dominant display at the Vitality Stadium following disappointing draws with Everton and West Brom to climb to fourth in the table. "But we have to be consistently good because we are Liverpool - that's what we have to learn". With memories still raw about squandering a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 in this fixture a year ago, Liverpool didn't let up and Roberto Firmino completed the rout with ...

Sport Ducks Look To Finish Strong vs Boise State
Author: 0 Ducks Look To Finish Strong vs Boise State

It could show they style of play he will have for this team next season. Herbert threw for 1,750 yards and 13 touchdowns with a 66.5 completion percentage while the unit averaged 52.1 points and went 6-1 in his seven appearances. This will be a low-scoring affair with a Bryce Love-Darius Anderson running back battle. While Seniors will have their opportunity, I expect backups to also see playing time .

Sport Tigers reportedly deal Ian Kinsler to Angels
Author: 0 Tigers reportedly deal Ian Kinsler to Angels

He will make $11 million in 2018, the final year of his contract. He won the American League Gold Glove in 2016. The team's return for Kinsler is not known but likely will not match his performance because of a number of factors - his contract, the trade market and his no-trade clause - working against the Tigers this week.

Sport Supply: Cardinals put Peterson (neck) on IR
Author: 0 Supply: Cardinals put Peterson (neck) on IR

While Peterson is under contract in 2018, the Cardinals can cut him before June 1 and save $3.5 million against the cap. In a statement, the running back says he's focused on getting better and looking forward to next season. Pelissero reported that Peterson won't need to undergo surgery for the injury. Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints in the offseason, but found little success in what has turned into a dominant two-headed backfield with Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara.

Sport Retired Devin Hester, on if he deserves Hall of Fame nod: 'Absolutely'
Author: 0 Retired Devin Hester, on if he deserves Hall of Fame nod: 'Absolutely'

Hester also shared his appreciation for the University of Miami and the Chicago Bears-the team that drafted him in 2006 and where he played most of his career. One of the more impressive parts about it was he made special teams a must-watch event. Even if you're not convinced by his resume that Hester is the greatest returner of all time, it's hard to come up with a case he doesn't belong in Canton.

Sport Winter Meetings Day 1: Interest in Marlins' Marcell Ozuna picks up
Author: 0 Winter Meetings Day 1: Interest in Marlins' Marcell Ozuna picks up

Obtaining the 28-year-old Stanton would be reminiscent of the Yankees' acquisition of AL MVP Alex Rodriguez from Texas after the 2003 season for second baseman Alfonso Soriano. It was an easy enough bluff to call, of course, as Stanton has an opt-out clause in his contract following the 2020 season. He will make $77 million from 2018-2020, including $25 million next year.

Sport Liverpool looking to sign Thomas Lemar in January
Author: 0 Liverpool looking to sign Thomas Lemar in January

The Reds were one of a number of clubs who were interested in Lemar towards the closing stages of the summer window and are understood to have made a club-record £75m offer for the France global. Monaco stood firm last summer to keep hold of Lemar but they are currently nine points beind PSG in Ligue 1 and after they were knocked out of Europe, there is now a chance that they could decide that the time is right to cash in on him.

Sport Al Jazira v Real Madrid 13 December 2017
Author: 0 Al Jazira v Real Madrid 13 December 2017

CR7 didn't quite manage it - allowing Bale to claim the goal and regain his status as Real Madrid's big-match hero. The dream may be over for Al Jazira, but for football fans in the UAE there is still plenty more top quality football ahead with a mouth-watering final set for Saturday, 16 December, between European giants, Real Madrid and Brazil's Gremio at 21:00 in Zayed Sports City Stadium.

Sport Manchester City set top-flight record after 15th consecutive win
Author: 0 Manchester City set top-flight record after 15th consecutive win

They also ended Manchester United 's run of 40 home games without loss in all competitions with a 2-1 win on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's men beat a record set by Arsenal just over 15 years ago. "I think it's fantastic for us", said Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. "And we miss an important player like Mendy". "I'm happy with the performance".