American Sports News for 18 Jan 2018
The former Manchester United star played a big part in convincing the Arsenal forward to make the move to Everton
The Los Angeles Lakers' struggles without Lonzo Ball continued Wednesday night as they fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-90at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The loss dropped the Lakers to 15-29 on the... 2017-18 season and 0-8 without Ball—who missed his second straight game with a sprained left knee. The issue, as it's been in every game Ball has missed, was with a defense that has allowed 102.1 points per 100 possessions with him on the floor and a team-worst 108.3 with him off it, according to NBA.com'slineup data. Two nights after the Lakers surrendered 123 points to the Memphis Grizzlies'25th-rankedoffense (103.0 points per 100 possessions), the Thunder torched them to the tune of 48.4percent shooting from the field while boasting fourdouble-figure scorers. Carmelo Anthony (27 points)...
Quick, call the cops. Someone stole an average of 5.8 million viewers from each of the four NFL divisional playoff games last week, statistics released on Wednesday revealed. The drop-off, about 16... percent from last year's second weekend of playoff games, was even steeper than the 9.7 percent decline in TV viewership the NFL experienced...
American actor and comedian Will Ferrell feels 19-time grand slam champion Roger Federer may be scared of him.
After a rough 2017, Gian Villante almost certainly was happy to see the calendar turn this month.
There are some things you never remember and other things you cannot forget. When a guy you used to hang with played ball in your home state, you always remember what high school he attended. So, when... Carl Banks was asked about Pat Shurmur, it was not quite shocking the first thing Banks said was...
When Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 last year, owner Michael Andretti understood right away how significant the victory was. "His drive was phenomenal. He drove his way to the …
Don't say we didn't warn you, Grigor Dimitrov and Elina Svitolina, your respective foes might be quite a bit younger, but equally as dangerous.
(Reuters) - Global athletics is hoping to link the 2021 world championships in Oregon to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a bid to maximize interest in the sport in the United States, the... International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.
On a sweltering day at Melbourne Park, former Australian Open semifinalist Johanna Konta was upset but Bernarda Pera during second round action. Meanwhile, Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round... by beating Anastasija Sevastova.
[[tmz:video id="0_y8ssxebc"]] NY Giants safety Landon Collins wants to help the Alabama sorority girl at the center of a racist video scandal, telling TMZ Sports ... he'd even take her to dinner to... educate her. The woman Collins is talking about is… Permalink
Jordan Bell's first start of the month started in the cruelest way possible. On the very first possession of the Bulls-Warriors game tonight, Robin Lopez got up a full head of steam, forcing Bell to... help over from the corner a bit late. Not only did Bell not quite reach Lopez, he injured himself on the landing.
Jordan Bell landed awkwardly on his left leg while trying to contest a dunk and had to leave the court in a wheelchair.
World Cup and 2005 Ballon D'Or winner Ronaldinho confirmed on Wednesday his retirement from football. The 37-year-old's last professional football match was in 2015 for Brazil's Fluminense. The... Brazilian's brother …
Paul Pierce has made a big stink about the Celtics having the audacity to briefly honor Isaiah Thomas with a short video tribute before the Cavs visit the Celtics next month, and now that Thomas has... formally asked the Celtics not to thank him, Pierce looks like a selfish asshole. Rather, as Jalen Rose put it straight...
Teen junior middleweight prospect David Kaminsky of Israel, who lives and trains in California, becomes the second-youngest fighter to sign with Top Rank.
The Argentine manager said Wednesday he wanted to bring in further reinforcements but the club wasn't able to do so
The Blues boss was unhappy at how the VAR wasn't used as Willian was harshly booked for diving after contact was made with the Norwich defender
Junior lightweight champion Miguel Berchelt is looking for an opponent after Cristian Mijares was pulled from the fight after some unspecified contract issues.
Williams decision to place Sergey Sirotkin alongside Lance Stroll this season, whatever the Grove outfit might say, tells us a lot about the multi-champions' financial needs. Indeed, though not... exactly on the breadline, the British team's need of... More»
The Argentina international has struggled with penalties this season, and his latest miss contributed to the Catalan side's first defeat since August
The former member of the United States national team is taking an aggressive outsider approach in his campaign to be president of U.S. Soccer.
April might seem a ways off, but it has been several years since McIlroy has won a major. He's hoping for a victory early in 2018 to boost his confidence ahead of Augusta. Oh, he also shares a Tiger... Woods story.
With a nationally televised game against the defending Stanley Cup champions, this was the kind of performance the Ducks needed to show just what kind of force they could be. Their forecheck was... strong. Their play around the net, relentless. And even though they fell behind early to a dynamic team...
Francis Ngannou plans on knocking out Stipe Miocic quickly at UFC 220 - and isn’t sure he’d have to worry about an immediate rematch.