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Sports Andrew Bogut commits to sign with National Basketball Association champions Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Andrew Bogut commits to sign with National Basketball Association champions Cleveland Cavaliers

James said the team faced many challenges in attempting to defend its crown but the signing of Bogut and Deron Williams from the Dallas Mavericks did not change the focus. Bogut was a starter for the Warriors in 2015, when they won it all, and again a year ago, when they blew a 3-1 lead to Cleveland . The Cavs are at Atlanta on Friday and will finish a three-game trip against the Heat on Saturday.

Sports Tottenham boss happy with Janssen
Author: 0 Tottenham boss happy with Janssen

While Pochettino's previous history with Barca's city rivals Espanyol may count against him in any vetting for the role, Spurs are still ready to cut short any Barcelona approach with chairman Daniel Levy prepared to put a colossal price tag on his manager's head.

Sports Real Madrid and France great Raymond Kopa dies, aged 85
Author: 0 Real Madrid and France great Raymond Kopa dies, aged 85

Kopa was regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation and was a key player in the Real Madrid side that dominated Europe throughout the late 1950s, winning the Ballon d'Or in 1958. His career with his clubs, as with the France team, was exceptional. Reims lost to Real Madrid in the 1956 European Cup final, but Kopa made his mark.

Sports Andy Murray: Maria Sharapova Should Qualify For Wimbledon The Hard Way
Author: 0 Andy Murray: Maria Sharapova Should Qualify For Wimbledon The Hard Way

Her suspension is set to end on April 25 following which she will be eligible to play WTA tournaments. One does not invest a million-and-a-half in anti-doping and. " I think you should really have to work your way back ", the 29-year-old told reporters. Murray, the double Olympic gold medallist, said that smaller tournaments will "do what they think if best for their event", even if it others disagree.

Sports Jeanie Buss Sought Restraining Order Against Brothers to Keep Lakers Control
Author: 0 Jeanie Buss Sought Restraining Order Against Brothers to Keep Lakers Control

Jeanie Buss has thwarted an effort by her brothers, Jim and Johnny, to oust her as the Lakers president and controlling owner as the behind the scenes battle for control of the franchise moved into the courtroom. "This is no doubt the beginning and not the end of the game-playing", Adam Streisand, Jeanie Buss' attorney, told the Times . Seemingly, Jeanie Buss has the trust on her side, and so, her lawyers went so far as to ask for a trial date to resolve this matter once and for all.

Sports Jeanie Buss foils brothers' attempt to seize control of Lakers
Author: 0 Jeanie Buss foils brothers' attempt to seize control of Lakers

If Jeanie Buss is not elected to the board, she can not be elected controlling owner, according to court documents. The Lakers transition into the Magic Johnson era has begun, but it appears as though the Buss brothers aren't going to back away and let Jeanie and Magic take control without a prolonged fight.

Sports Kolarov and Kompany boost Manchester City for Sunderland trip
Author: 0 Kolarov and Kompany boost Manchester City for Sunderland trip

Manchester City defenders Vincent Kompany and Aleksandar Kolarov are both in contention despite missing the win against Huddersfield through injury. The last meeting between the sides came on the opening day as a late Paddy McNair own goal clinched a narrow win for the Citizens, but, as has so often been the case, Sunderland might just have a trick up their sleeve when it comes to facing the title chasers on Wearside.

Author: 0 This road game moved an NHL All-Star to tears

Subban will remember for the rest of his life. The Toronto native stood at the blue line with his teammates for the pre-game tribute and soaked it all in. Subban pledged in September 2015 to raise $10 million over seven years through a program called P.K.'s Helping Hand to aid families struggling financially due to a child's illness.

Sports Saints looking to trade Cooks?
Author: 0 Saints looking to trade Cooks?

Cooks has been one of Drew Brees' top targets during his three-year career, catching 215 passes for 2,861 yards and 20 touchdowns in 42 games while raising his yards per catch average every season. A team that trades for him would surely either work out a new deal or pick up his fifth-year option for 2018. It will give the Eagles just what they want, a young-dynamic wide receiver, while keeping their draft picks.

Author: 0 Conte says committed to Chelsea, though family missing him

The 47-year-old denied he'd had any direct offers from Inter, and outlined his desire to be at Chelsea in the long term. "The most important thing is that he works very hard for the present". While Dele Alli missed out on the player of the year award, he did receive the award for the young player of the year as he continues to take his game to another level with each match since his move from MK Dons.

Sports Injured Ronaldo set to miss Eibar trip for stuttering Real Madrid
Author: 0 Injured Ronaldo set to miss Eibar trip for stuttering Real Madrid

The Real Madrid superstar's freaky manoeuvre outside the Bernabeu stadium was captured by Spanish newspaper AS, just after he was a two-goal hero in Wednesday's late 3-3 draw against Las Palmas. "I have to make decisions and some players will be left out and others on the bench", the Real Madrid boss said. "We have to value every point we can snatch in LaLiga because it is a real scrap".

Author: 0 Giant Florida alligator flaunts lunch at golf course

A Florida family was startled after they spotted a giant alligator casually strolling across a golf course with a massive fish in its mouth. ABC Action News reported that Phyllis dropped her club and ran, but Nolan whipped out a cell phone to record the rather unusual situation.

Sports First-Round Options for the Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 First-Round Options for the Cleveland Browns

There were concerns Mitch Trubisky of North Carolina would not measure up this week at the NFL Scouting Combine. "Some of the representatives of the players called to explain some of the comments, and I explained to those guys at the time we don't take it too serious".

Author: 0 No. 3 UCLA's TJ Leaf sprains left ankle against Washington

Deng Adel scored 22 points for the Cardinals (23-7, 11-6), who got off to a fast start but shot just 39 percent after halftime. There is one regular season game left for the Bruins - versus Washington State on Saturday - which Leaf is almost certain to miss.

Author: 0 Harry Kane or Romelu Lukaku? Sky Sports pundit makes his pick

That's what cost me the Golden Boot past year so for me it's just a game I want to win. "If he stays at Spurs for the next 10 years and remains fit, he is one of the players who could break my Premier League goalscoring record". Since Kane made a name for himself at Tottenham, the club have undergone a drastic improvement and are now arguably one of the best teams in the Premiership.

Author: 0 F1 Testing: Stroll shouldn't feel he has let Williams down - Smedley

The team had hoped that the vehicle could be repaired in time for Thursday's wet test, but a detailed inspection revealed damage to the chassis. He did just 12 laps on Tuesday before spinning into the gravel and damaging a new front wing that the team had no replacement for.

Sports Newspaper, Columnist Apologize For Tying Adrian Peterson Case To Slavery
Author: 0 Newspaper, Columnist Apologize For Tying Adrian Peterson Case To Slavery

Donnelly didn't recognize the National Football League star, however, so he asked for the player's name at the end of the discussion. "Wait a minute. Peterson, who will enter free agency next week after spending 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, was a good sport about the whole thing. We apologize to all readers who were offended.

Sports Manchester United vs Bournemouth
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Bournemouth

However, the sentimental choice of returning to Everton could be too much for Rooney to turn down. "We know Liverpool play Arsenal and you know for sure somebody is going to lose points". But to be the best you need to work hard. Chelsea sacked Mourinho in December 2015 following a disastrous defence of the club's Premier League title, with players such as Eden Hazard publically declaring their admiration for how new coach Antonio Conte has changed the atmosphere at Stamford Bridge.

Author: 0 Jets to release WR Marshall

The mediocre production combined with a 2017 salary cap hit of $7.5 million makes the veteran's release no surprise. Marshall hopes to land with a contender, but who will come calling for the 32-year-old wideout? The news is hardly surprising, with the Jets rebuilding and Marshall appearing to be on the decline (but he certainly doesn't think so; more on that later).

Sports IU set to face rival Purdue in Big Ten quarterfinals
Author: 0 IU set to face rival Purdue in Big Ten quarterfinals

They have one regular-season game remaining, Saturday at Ohio State, but will likely need to win the conference tournament to reach the Big Dance. The Big Ten Tournament has been a place of magic for the Old Gold & Black, where they've won nine titles in 22 years, including four in the last 10 years under head coach Sharon Versyp.