• Nick Mangold bids farewell, thanks Jets for 11 great seasons
Nick Mangold bids farewell, thanks Jets for 11 great seasons

It's not too often an offensive lineman becomes one of a franchise's most recognizable players, but center Nick Mangold reached that level with the New York Jets. Mangold's release proves the Jets are fully in a rebuilding mode. With Mangold gone, it looks like the Jets are confident in turning to Wesley Johnson to take over at the position that ...

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  • Looking at Some Positives of the Philadelphia 76ers Deadline Moves
Looking at Some Positives of the Philadelphia 76ers Deadline Moves

The deal hasn't been officially announced by the Sixers yet, but Noel thanked Philadelphia fans for their support during a career marred by losses and occasional discontent. Consider the logs unjammed, and Sixers fans aren't happy. Okafor said there are no hard feelings and that when he didn't travel for a game at Charlotte, he was still wo...

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  • Utah Jazz Interested in Deron Williams
Utah Jazz Interested in Deron Williams

In five and a half seasons with the Utah Jazz, Deron Williams spent his best years of his playing career. It's been apparent that Williams' run with the Mavs was likely going to end, one way or another, leading up to Thursday's trade deadline.

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  • Moral policing or surveillance?
Moral policing or surveillance?

Stating that there is no legal ban on public display of affection (PDA), Mr. Behera said that self-restrain is generally imposed on PDA in 'view of the culture and tradition of the country'. The man further said that when the policemen, which included a lady cop as well, accused him of vulgarity, they chose to stream the incident live. He went ...

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  • MLB, Union Agree To Ditch Actual Pitches For Intentional Walks
MLB, Union Agree To Ditch Actual Pitches For Intentional Walks

The owners have the power to unilaterally make changes to the game starting next year, according to Manfred. One source called these talks "advanced". When ESPN's Jayson Stark first reported the two rule proposals, he noted intentional walks are declining, and there were just 932 in 2016 or one every 2.6 games out of 2,430.

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  • Budapest withdraws bid to host 2024 Olympics, leaving Paris and Los Angeles
Budapest withdraws bid to host 2024 Olympics, leaving Paris and Los Angeles

Hungary's governing party said the decision was an attempt to avoid "a loss of global prestige" if Budapest were to be passed over by the Olympic committee in favor of Los Angeles or Paris. Organizers had not been particularly optimistic-as bid chairman Balazs Furjes bleakly observed earlier this week , "This ship has sailed, it seems".

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  • Leftist vies with ex-banker in nail-biter Ecuador presidency vote
Leftist vies with ex-banker in nail-biter Ecuador presidency vote

Exit poll provided by a separate pollster, Opinion Publica, cites the figures of 42.5% for Moreno, 27.7% for Lasso and 14.7% for Viteri. Mr Lasso is trailing more than 10 percentage points behind Mr Moreno but is confident he could beat him in a second round in which opposition supporters are likely to unite behind him.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams and Get No Better
Los Angeles Lakers Trade Lou Williams and Get No Better

The 3 p.m. ET trade deadline leaves the Lakers in a bit of a hurry with just a couple days left to decide if they want to trade their top scorer. At their disposal, the Lakers have a late first-round selection and can use Brewer in a later package for yet another draft pick or to a team who's looking for a veteran presence.

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  • Mark Cuban trolls President Trump at NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
Mark Cuban trolls President Trump at NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Could it be that Donald Trump is POTUS number 45 and due to the bitter back and forth between the two, Cuban opted for 46 to signify that he was next in line for the presidency? He wore number 46 during the game. He backed me big-time but I wasn't interested in taking all of his calls.He's not smart enough to run for president! Cuban finished the...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho goes public with his Shaw plans
Man Utd boss Mourinho goes public with his Shaw plans

While Antonio Conte's Chelsea now sit proudly at the summit of the Premier League, Manchester United are arguably the form team of the moment having lost just a solitary game since early November. "I have so many things to think about". Jose Mourinho exhibited confidence in his club's form and momentum by immediately starting the mind games a...

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  • Sauber Reveals C36 for 2017 Formula 1 Season - Images Inside
Sauber Reveals C36 for 2017 Formula 1 Season - Images Inside

It will use a 2016 Ferrari engine which is preferred for its reliability plus the fact that the team started developing the auto with the specs of the 2017 engine not yet a done deal. Zander also mentioned that the C36 is focused on reducing the drag coefficient. Rear tyre width is now 405 mm instead of 325 mm, while the fronts are now 305 mm from ...

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  • Kerr: Not 'a whole lot of friction' between Westbrook, Durant
Kerr: Not 'a whole lot of friction' between Westbrook, Durant

Much of the talk leading up to this year's festivities in New Orleans has been the reuniting of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook on the Western Conference squad. There is real animosity and anger here, and we saw it play out in that last game, not just with Westbrook and the fans but Durant's other teammates as well.

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  • Wozniacki v Pliskova in Qatar Open final
Wozniacki v Pliskova in Qatar Open final

Today the Czech player was ideal and won in 80 minutes, conquering her second title this season after Brisbane and the eight in career. "I was waiting for a good result here because I lost three years in a row in the first or second rounds, so big step", Pliskova said.

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  • Champions League: FC Barcelona shocked after Paris Saint-Germain FC hammering
Champions League: FC Barcelona shocked after Paris Saint-Germain FC hammering

Jordan Henderson was among those to defend the team at the time as he insisted that they were thanking the supporters rather than celebrating the result. PSG's signing of Julian Draxler during the January transfer window has added an extra dimension to an attack already boasting the likes of Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani and Hatem Ben Arfa.

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  • Miami Dolphins to release LT Branden Albert, source says
Miami Dolphins to release LT Branden Albert, source says

Albert was a huge signing when the Dolphins landed him in 2014, but he never really panned out, mostly because of injuries. Albert wasn't offered a pay cut or restructured contract before his release, a source told ESPN. He spent last season on injured reserve after injuring his knee. He hasn't played all 16 games since 2011 with Kansas City. ...

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  • No Love, No Problem: Cavs-Timberwolves, Behind the Box Score
No Love, No Problem: Cavs-Timberwolves, Behind the Box Score

The Cavs' first game after the break is February 23 against the Knicks. "Which I love and I'm just trying to be right there with him as best I can". A team with more rim-protection and that will be more intent on getting him the ball. "Sucks", James said. "It's just our road every season". The Cavs have always been expected to make some sort ...

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  • Authorities play banned version of German national anthem during Fed Cup tie
Authorities play banned version of German national anthem during Fed Cup tie

Before Germany's Andrea Petkovic and Alison Riske of the US took the court in Hawaii, a singer inadvertently performed a long-banned Nazi-era version of the country's national anthem. She clarified her comments a day later, writing on Twitter that she was still emotional about her match when she was asked about the anthem directly afterward.

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  • Jim Ross speaks out on Bray Wyatt future with the WWE
Jim Ross speaks out on Bray Wyatt future with the WWE

This time, with the brand split and all, the menacing structure opened its doors to the superstars of Smackdown Live! It was an attempt to cement Ziggler's heel status and while he's living up to his end of the bargain, the live crowd felt a little disinterested.

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  • Royals, LHP Wood agree to $12M, 2-year deal
Royals, LHP Wood agree to $12M, 2-year deal

It came down today that the Royals have signed Travis Wood . Jerry Crasnick was the first to report Kansas City as the destination. He earned the win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series vs. "Obviously we weren't in the starting pitcher market", Moore said last week. By comparison, lefties got on-base just 21 percent of the time of...

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  • USA government seeks $100m from Armstrong
USA government seeks $100m from Armstrong

Armstrong has tried to have the case dropped, claiming that the sponsorship benefited the Postal Service and was worth more to USPS than the $32m it paid to his now disbanded team, Tailwind Sports Corporation. The law allows Landis and the government to sue to get that money back and for "treble" damages, or triple the amount, and Armstrong could b...

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