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'I should have left them in jail'

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One of the three freshman players involved in the incident was LiAngelo Ball , brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and son of professional father, LaVar Ball . "Be careful, there are many pitfalls on the long and winding road of life!" he wrote on Twitter. President Trump , later took credit for their release, saying that he personally intervened with the Chinese president. Read More »

Deadly Dimitrov marches towards dream Federer final

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In the end, though, Grigor Dimitrov has shown that he might yet make good on that obvious promise, claiming the biggest prize of his career at the age of 26. When Zverev maintained his assault with a break in the first game of the deciding set, Sock smashed the ball into the crowd and was punished with a penalty point. Read More »

LaVar Ball Burns President Trump For Supposed Intervention In China

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LaVar Ball downplayed President Donald Trump's role in getting three UCLA basketball players home after they were arrested on charges of shoplifting in China. "Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out", Ball said, according to ESPN. What we need is an official statement from the Chinese about what exactly happened that made them decide to let three foreign shoplifters go free. Read More »

South Carolina's Dawn Staley issues official statement declining White House invitation

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Since 1983 , every NCAA women's basketball championship team has been invited to the White House. But as with nearly everything else in 2017, things are way different in the age of Trump. SC won its first national championship last April with a win over Mississippi State in the title game. Staley was all for going to the White House in the weeks after the title game, saying she would leave it up to her players if they wanted to go or not but that she was definitely going. Read More »

NFL Owners Have Discussed How To Kick Out Jerry Jones

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Jones to honor the resolution that he and his fellow owners adopted and allow the Committee to continue its work, in compliance with the May 2017 Resolution and the League Constitution". Jones said he wants to slow down the process of giving Goodell an extension, considering he has 18 months left on his contract. The owner said "there's a chance" Goodell's extension could be completed before or at that meeting. Read More »

Coleman quits Wales, agrees to take over at Sunderland

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The men from the Stadium of Light have had a woeful season so far and their bad start culminated in Simon Grayson losing his job last month. Wales' failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup triggered a break clause in Coleman's contract that Sunderland were able to take advantage of. Read More »

MLB Awards: Nationals' Max Scherzer named 2017 NL Cy Young victor

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Scherzer , 33, has been great for a while, but 2017 ranks as one of the best seasons of his career. Kluber received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America . Throughout the month of August, Kluber posted a 5-1 record with 54 strikeouts and only six runs allowed over 46.0 innings of work. For Kluber, it's his second win in four seasons and for Scherzer , it's his third Cy Young and second in a row - which puts him in elite company historically. Read More »

Bills tired of change, but ready to support Peterman

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Peterman replaces Tyrod Taylor , who completed only nine of his 18 pass attempts for 50 yards and an interception during his most recent game, a 47-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints this past Sunday. Peterman has drawn comparisons to Kirk Cousins , likely to be the crown jewel of the 2018 free agent class that now likely includes Taylor, because of the rookie's strong intangibles. Read More »

Aguero collapses at halftime as Argentina lose to Nigeria

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However, Nigeria pulled a goal back through a superbly taken free kick by Kelechi Iheanacho after the lively Iwobi was fouled by Javier Masherano around the box. "Considering the fact that we played like that for the first time makes it even greater!" "It is good victory for us but it doesn't mean we've become favorites to win the World Cup ". Read More »

Trump asked Xi to resolve Ball arrest

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Xi promised to look into the case and ensure that the players be treated fairly, a USA official told the paper. According to David Nakamura of the Washington Post , Trump made the appeal during his two-day visit to Beijing, just a day after the arrests. Read More »

Buffon remains positive after Italy's failure

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It sent them to the play-off and heads are sure to roll after the lacklustre performance against the Swedes. "I'm not sorry for myself but all of Italian football", BBC Sport quotes Buffon as saying. The 0-0 draw saw the continuation of an unusual quirk in World Cup qualifying. The anxiety levels went up to an entirely different level in the second half. Read More »

Brady Hoke in as Vols interim head coach

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The Vols' latest setback, and apparently the final straw for athletic director John Currie , was Saturday's embarrassing 50-17 blowout against Missouri . Missouri (5-5, 2-4) scored five Saturday night and the loss dropped Tennessee into a last-place tie with Vandy in the East. All of Jones' assistants are under contract through next season. Read More »

Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Notre Dame aides on Broyles list

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Notre Dame is trying to hang on to its top-four CFP ranking, while Miami hopes to take yet another step in that direction. So how many teams are still alive for the College Football Playoff? "Some of the other signature wins have gone by the wayside, particularly Alabama over Florida State", he said. Read More »

Tunisia, Morocco, reach Russian Federation 2018

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Libya had been forced to play all of their home games at neutral venues , including Tunisia , because of a Federation Internationale de Football Association ban on internationals in the country, where the security situation is judged unsafe for visiting teams. Read More »

Conor McGregor Shoves Ref, Slaps Security Guard At Bellator Event

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The pair came face-to-face again and McGregor had a few choice words for the official. McGregor's celebration quickly turned to ire as he targeted Goddard. At UFC Fight Night 118, Goddard stopped a fight between Artem Lobov and Andre Fili to order McGregor to stop coaching from outside the cage. Despite the numbers surely not to be anywhere near what McGregor and Mayweather did in their boxing match, the Irish star believes the UFC can make him happy in a matchup against Ferguson. Read More »

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

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In the interview with Portuguese newspaper Expresso , Solo claimed that the sexual assault had happened just moments before the pair went on stage together to present the award. 'I had to quickly pull myself together to present my team-mate with the biggest award of her career and celebrate with her in that moment, so I completely shifted my focus to Abby'. Read More »

Patriots claim Martellus Bennett on waivers, reports say

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Bennett has recently dealt with a shoulder injury that has kept him out of games. Before he was cut, Bennett did not play in the Packer's 30-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football this week and was not expected to start against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Read More »