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Reports: Free agent Thon Maker agrees to deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

The former No. 10 overall pick has averaged 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds through his first four seasons in the NBA. He joins a Cavs roster that already features two Aussies in Matthew Dellavedova and Danté Exum.


Brendan Rodgers' approach to Premier League fixture pileup is different to Jurgen Klopp's

Jurgen Klopp has not been shy in criticising the Premier League fixture list but Brendan Rodgers himself has no issues himself as he prepares his Leicester side for the busy period


Jake Paul knocks Nate Robinson unconscious with sickening knockout

YouTube star Paul fought for the second time as a professional as he took on former NBA star Robinson on Mike Tyson's undercard


Pollard slams Windies as Phillips blasts Black Caps to series win

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard accused his side of not performing to international standards Sunday after New Zealand comprehensively won the second Twenty20 international by 72 runs on the back of a record century by Glenn Phillips. The 23-year-old, who was born in South Africa but moved to New Zealand at the age of five, took just 46 deliveries to reach his century, the 10th fastest in Twenty20 internationals and one ball faster than the...


WATCH: New Zealand All-Blacks present Argentina with Maradona jersey before haka ahead of Tri-Nations match

Diego Maradona died Wednesday at the age of 60


Smith hits second straight ton as Australia post 389-4 vs India

Smith hits second straight ton as Australia post 389-4 vs India


Paul Merson tells Chelsea boss Frank Lampard he needs to bench Kai Havertz

The Blues have won all four of their games this month despite Havertz not starting any of them - and Merson believes it would be foolish to reintroduce the £71million man just yet


Tyson robbed? Iron Mike's boxing return ends in draw

The former heavyweight champion dominated the entirety of his eight-round fight against Roy Jones Jr.


West Brom out of bottom three after Gallagher sees off Sheffield United

West Brom have lift-off at last. Conor Gallagher’s long-range goal gave Slaven Bilic’s men their first Premier League win since promotion from the Championship and hauled them out of the relegation zone, albeit having played more matches than Burnley and Fulham. Sheffield United, meanwhile, remain anchored to the bottom, with no wins and one solitary point after 10 matches. Chris Wilder’s men tried everything to break their duck here but were...


Relieved All Blacks coach Foster lives to fight another day

All Blacks coach Ian Foster was a relieved man Sunday after New Zealand restored order by thumping Argentina, saying his team were still developing but always believed in themselves. The embattled Foster, who took over from Steve Hansen after last year's World Cup, had faced calls for his axing after just five games in charge following consecutive Tri Nations defeats to Australia and then the Pumas two weeks ago. But after crushing Argentina...


Tokyo 2020 organisers estimate Games postponement cost $1.9 billion: media

US-OLYMPICS-2020-COSTS:Tokyo 2020 organisers estimate Games postponement cost $1.9 billion: media


In Naples, a city steeped in pagan rites, I saw Maradona cast his spell

On the evening that Napoli football club won its first ever championship, in May 1987, a graffito was scrawled on the wall of Poggioreale cemetery, on the city’s shoulders as it rises from the gulf of Naples: “ Voi non sapete che cosa vi siete persi” – roughly, you don’t know what you missed. Overnight came the reply: “ E chi u l’he detto?” – who told you we missed it? This is how Naples thinks, and holds in its heart the mercurial genius...


'It's not the easiest job in the world' - Foster's praise for Cane after All Blacks silence doubters

The All Blacks rebounded from back-to-back Test defeats for the first time in almost a decade with a 38-0 demolition of Argentina that secured the Tri Nations trophy to go with the Bledisloe Cup they'd already wrapped up for another year.


Joe Joyce takes titles after forcing Daniel Dubois to quit in 10th round

Joe Joyce, a 3-1 underdog and the antithesis of a growling heavyweight beast, forced his younger unbeaten opponent, Daniel Dubois, to quit in the 10th round at the historic Church House in Westminster on Saturday night and he will now take the British, Commonwealth and European titles on to the world stage. When Dubois took a knee in centre ring, his left eye shut, he disappointed his army of supporters and Joyce, the most unassuming of...


Captain Ta'avao apologises to crowd as Auckland are left 'disappointed' with performance in Premiership final

As halfback Finlay Christie ran out the clock to see Tasman collect their second straight Mitre 10 Cup Premiership title, the emotion of the season was apparent on both sides.


'Finally found their 6 since Jerome Kaino' - The performance by Akira Ioane that should settle who the All Blacks blindside flanker is

After a slow start and some misfires, the All Blacks raced away in the second half on the back of two tries in two minutes to substitute Will Jordan, one of a handful of relative newcomers who impressed on the night.


Messam embracing the unknown as retirement looms

The veteran All Black has known only rugby since his teenage years.


Philippe Coutinho's agent on speculation he could leave Barcelona in summer transfer window

The former Liverpool star was signed to be one of the main men at the Nou Camp, but endured a more difficult start that anyone could have anticipated


'The spark, the X-factor I felt missing' - The two-try cameo off the bench which has Caleb Clarke under pressure

He finished the night with the most metres run of any player with 120 from four carries, in a performance which well and truly turned heads on social media.


Confused fans are flooding the All Blacks Twitter with the same question about Caleb Clarke

His increased involvement led to more screen time on the TV broadcast, where fans began to notice Clarke looked different to the rest of his teammates, appearing to have a different uniform.


Who do you want to see on opening night? Debating which would be the most intriguing matchup to start the 2020-21 NBA season

The 2020-21 NBA season kicks off on Dec. 22, so we asked our NBA.com staff to pick a matchup they would most like to see to start the year.


'I'm not going to come out and say that that's a realistic score' - Wallabies concede that the Tri Nations title race is over

The Wallabies concede they face a tall order beating the Pumas by 101 points to steal the Tri Nations trophy from under the All Blacks' noses.


Report: Steelers RB James Conner and 4 others test positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, the Steelers returned two positive COVID-19 tests — one from starting RB James Conner and the other from a coach.


Smith makes it back-to-back tons as Australia pile up 389-4

Steve Smith tormented India with his second blistering hundred in two matches as Australia posted another huge target, reaching 389-4 off 50 overs in the second one-day international in Sydney on Sunday. It left the pressure fully on Virat Kohli's India to run down the daunting target under lights to prevent Australia from winning the three-match series ahead of Wednesday's final game in Canberra.


Sam Underhill helps England find a way to pass Welsh examination

By day Parc y Scarlets doesn’t look much. And on an endless stretch of a dull grey day like Saturday, it looks even less, an empty, unprepossessing stadium tucked around the back of a deserted shopping centre, surrounded by baleful roundabouts. It felt a strange situation for a game like this and right up to kick-off everything about the occasion felt a little underwhelming. A lot of the Test rugby we have seen this autumn has been. Even those...


Echoing stadium may be a wintry void but Arsenal fans cannot wait to return

Never has a Europa League dead rubber carried this much weight. Arsenal can do more or less as they please when Rapid Vienna visit on Thursday, with qualification from Group B assured and top spot almost certain. They might, however, feel possessed to play out of their skins. In normal times this would be the toughest sell of the season but, for many of the 2,000 supporters who will be allowed inside the Emirates, its meaning is beyond measure....


NBA Offseason 2020: Updated list of every move made by team

With NBA free agency well underway, we've got you covered with a one-stop-shop for every roster move, signing, and trade for every team.


Aussie Thon Maker earns Cavs NBA chance

Australian forward Thon Maker is set to be thrown an NBA lifeline after Cleveland reportedly offered the free agent a training camp deal.


Stunning Glenn Phillips century gives New Zealand easy victory

New Zealand put on a near-perfect performance for a classy victory.


Warriors coach rules out move for Kiwis halfback

The Warriors are one of several clubs who have been linked to Jahrome Hughes.


NBA preseason to get underway on December 11

There will be a total of 49 games during the preseason, which will conclude on December 19.


Mike Tyson sets out plans to fight in more exhibition bouts

The 54-year-old drew with Roy Jones Jr at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and it appears the experience has whetted his appetite for more


2020-21 NBA Season Preview: Can the Cleveland Cavaliers find stability and direction to build for the future?

In the six seasons played without LeBron James since 2003, only once have the Cavaliers have finished higher than 13th in the East. If the franchise wants to change that, they need to establish stability and find direction. Can they achieve those key culture traits in the 2020-21 season?


Joyce sets sights on Usyk after Dubois upset

After handing domestic rival Daniel Dubois a first career loss, heavyweight Joe Joyce is ready for a move up to world level.


'Thanks for all the Twitter TMO reviews' - Genge responds to headbutt accusations

England loosehead Ellis Genge has responded to claims that he headbutted Welsh prop Tomas Francis in his side's Autumn Nations Cup win over Wales at Parc Y Scarlets.


Tyson fights to draw with Jones Jr. in exhibition

Tyson fights to draw with Jones Jr. in exhibition


Chris Wilder sends stern message to Jurgen Klopp after he accuses him of being "selfish"

The war of words between Sheffield United boss Wilder and Liverpool manager Klopp continues to rage as the former responded to recent allegations of being "selfish"


Female kicker makes college American football breakthrough

Vanderbilt University kicker Sarah Fuller made collegiate American football history Saturday as the first woman to play in a "Power Five" contest in the Commodores' 41-0 loss to Missouri. Fuller, goalkeeper for the school's Southeastern Conference champion women's soccer squad, was given the chance to play on the gridiron after Covid-19 testing left Vanderbilt without a kicker. "I was really excited to step out on the field and do my thing,"...


Tyson wants more over-50 fights and he's tough, says Jones

Mike Tyson plans on fighting more exhibitions after a draw with Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in his comeback at age 54 and Jones says he'll be tough to beat. "I thought I won the fight, jabbed better and controled the fight, but I'm cool with a draw," Jones said.


Vanderbilt's Fuller wants to inspire female athletes after making college football history

Vanderbilt's Fuller wants to inspire female athletes after making college football history


Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. odds, date: WBC Frontline Championship picks, predictions from boxing expert

Peter Kahn is an astounding 26-2 on SportsLine boxing picks since the sport resumed


The 12 Chelsea managers under Roman Abramovich ranked as Blues owner reaches 1000th game

The Russian will oversee the 1000th Chelsea under his ownership since buying the club from Ken Bates in 2003, but it hasn't always been a stable ship


'A totally different beast' - How the media reacted to the All Blacks' dominant win over Pumas

The All Blacks have all but secured the Tri Nations title following a 38-0 bonus-point victory over Argentina in Newcastle.


Phil Neville says Beth England must do more if she wants to oust Ellen White

Phil Neville has urged Beth England to “keep driving forward to get that No 9 shirt” from first-choice centre-forward Ellen White after the Chelsea striker scored a hat-trick in Friday’s internal friendly. “I think she’s getting fitter and stronger and has more confidence and more belief,” said the manager at the close of England’s last camp of 2020. “I’ve worked really closely with Emma [Hayes] at Chelsea – we’ve both been challenging Beth to...


Phillips' ton sets up impressive New Zealand win

Glenn Phillips belted New Zealand's fastest T20 century in setting up the Black Caps for a comprehensive 72-run win in their second match against the West Indies at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui today.


France ease past Italy to set up Autumn Nations Cup final clash against England

France demonstrated their strength in depth as they cruised to a 36-5 victory over Italy to set up a play-off final with England in the Autumn Nations Cup.


Top 25 football roundup: Lawrence stars in return for No. 3 Clemson

Top 25 football roundup: Lawrence stars in return for No. 3 Clemson


How Matthew Dellavedova brought out the best in Cavaliers' cornerstone Collin Sexton

Matthew Dellavedova took over as the lead floor general for the Cavaliers in their last five games last season. While dishing out assists at a career-best rate, the Aussie veteran was also able to illuminate the play of the franchise's cornerstone Collin Sexton.


Frank Lampard likens Harry Kane's impact on Tottenham to Eden Hazard's on Chelsea

Lampard knows it could be some time before a player of Hazard's quality graces Stamford Bridge again, and he has told Ziyech and Pulisic not to worry about filling his shoes


Full extent of Liverpool's injury crisis as Jurgen Klopp without £330m worth of talent

The Reds are missing eight first-team stars including three defenders worth a total of £200million, while two midfielders have suffered hamstring injuries over the last week