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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.


Hamilton wins crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix

US-MOTOR-F1-BAHRAIN-HAMILTON:Hamilton wins crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix


TV style icons of 2020: Michael Jordan's sartorial slam dunk

The Last Dance, the Netflix show about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, scored 24 million viewers around the world within a month of its April release. An audience held captive by lockdown almost certainly drove those numbers up, but still, that is a lot of eyeballs for a documentary about basketball games that happened 23 years ago. Which makes sense when you realise that The Last Dance isn’t really a sports documentary at all, but a...


Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal drought is Mikel Arteta’s ‘biggest concern’

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta admitted captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s barren run in front of goal is his “biggest concern” after the club’s dismal 2-1 defeat by Wolves on Sunday. Arsenal have now lost five of their 10 Premier League games this season, leaving the club languishing in 14th, despite the positive momentum generated over the summer by their FA Cup victory. The Gunners’ most alarming drop-off, though, has been their inability to...


Romain Grosjean crash: Bahrain Grand Prix stopped as Haas driver suffers ‘minor burns’ in horrific accident

The Bahrain Grand Prix was red flagged on the opening lap after a horrific accident for Haas driver Romain Grosjean, who has been taken to hospital with minor burns to his hands and legs and suspected broken ribs. His car erupted into flames upon contact with the Armco barrier on the exit of Turn Three, resulting in the race being immediately stopped as medical services rushed to the scene. The paddock held its breath collectively as the rest of...


‘They celebrated like they won the league’: Southampton’s Ralph Hasenhuttl on Manchester United’s reaction to victory

Southampton coach Ralph Hasenhuttl made a sly dig at Manchester United’s reaction to beating his side in the Premier League on Sunday, while praising his players for their efforts. The Saints went 1-0 up on 23 minutes when Jan Bednarek headed home a James Ward-Prowse corner, and they doubled their lead 10 minutes later as Ward-Prowse again delivered from a set-piece, beating David de Gea with a free-kick. United mounted a stunning second-half...


Tottenham 'just a pony' in Premier League title race? Lampard disagrees with Mourinho

Jose Mourinho described Tottenham as a "pony" in the Premier League title race, but Chelsea boss Frank Lampard disagreed.


Arsenal defeats are hurting confidence - Arteta

A third successive Premier League home defeat, this one against Wolves, left Arsenal languishing 14th in the table.


Story behind Lionel Messi's emotional Diego Maradona tribute that is set to cost Barcelona

Lionel Messi paid his tribute to Diego Maradona after scoring in Barcelona's 4-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga


Cavani Instagram post to be investigated by FA

The Football Association will look into a social media post from Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani.


Khloe Kardashian makes sad posts after Tristan Thompson's Boston trade

Her beau Tristan Thompson, 29, flew out of Los Angeles on Saturday to join the Celtics in Boston, after having recently signed a a two-year $19 million deal with the team.


From majors to manga: Japan tennis ace Osaka to star in comic book

Japan's major-winning tennis player Naomi Osaka has welcomed a new manga comic-book series where she will star as a cartoon character in a magazine aimed at teenage girls. The new character, which depicts a doe-eyed Osaka with pink and purple hair and wearing a yellow visor, follows a storm of controversy over a sponsor's cartoon image of her last year.


Former sceptic Grosjean praises halo after surviving crash

US-MOTOR-F1-BAHRAIN-HALO:Former sceptic Grosjean praises halo after surviving crash


Bosses pledge full probe into Grosjean's horror F1 crash

Formula One bosses promised a full investigation on Sunday into the failings exposed by Romain Grosjean's terrifying fireball crash in the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix. As widespread praise for modern safety measures, led by race winner Lewis Hamilton, echoed around the paddock at Sakhir's Bahrain International Circuit, Formula One's managing director Ross Brawn said there had been unpredictable and worrying failures. But he joined...


Khune stars as Kaizer Chiefs win on CAF Champions League return

Itumeleng Khune saved a penalty as South African giants Kaizer Chiefs made a winning return to the CAF Champions League by beating PWD Bamenda 1-0 in Cameroon at the weekend. The teams met at the same stage last season with Rahimo winning 1-0 at home before suffering a 5-0 away drubbing in their first Champions League appearance.


Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix as Grosjean escapes fiery wreck

Lewis Hamilton powered to his record-increasing 95th victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday in a race overshadowed by Romain Grosjean's horrific crash, which left the Frenchman receiving hospital treatment for burns. Grosjean was taken to hospital with burns to his hands after his crash which was followed by another accident that saw Racing Point driver Lance Stroll rescued from his overturned car.


Barcelona Facing Fine Over Lionel Messi's Tribute to Diego Maradona

Barcelona are facing a fine after Lionel Messi took off his shirt to pay tribute to Diego Maradona in the 4-0 win over Osasuna


Inter favourites to win Scudetto, says Napoli boss Gattuso

Milan may be top of the table, but Gennaro Gattuso considers Inter the title favourites.


Wolves striker Jimenez conscious in hospital after head injury

Conor Coady, Nuno Espirito Santo and Mikel Arteta sent best wishes to Raul Jimenez who suffered a head injury in Arsenal's game with Wolves.


Jamie Gillan: It will be wild if Cleveland Browns end playoff drought

In the most unusual of years, Jamie Gillan is taking his second season in his stride, as the Cleveland Browns look on course to end their 18-year playoff hoodoo.


NBA outlines extensive coronavirus health and safety protocols for 2020-21 season

With the NBA beginning the 2020-21 season in home markets, the league has outlined some unique coronavirus safety protocols for teams and players.


Former Arsenal and Barca star Song cannot prevent new club losing

Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song could not prevent his new club, Arta Solar 7 of Djibouti, from losing at home in a CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg. Burkinabe Farouk Kabore scored on 24 minutes to give Egyptian club Al Mokawloon Al Arab (formerly Arab Contractors) a 1-0 victory in Djibouti City despite an energetic showing by the 33-year-old Cameroonian. Song not only captains Arta in the tiny Horn of Africa...


BREAKING NEWS: Wolves' Jimenez suffered fractured skull against Arsenal

Wolves have confirmed that Raul Jimenez sustained a fractured skull in Sunday's win over Arsenal.


Bolstering supporting cast around Luka Doncic, Mavericks take contending leap in the 2020 offseason

The Mavericks cut their losses, trading away one of the league's best shooters in Seth Curry in order to improve their defence, especially on the wings. Can their roster for the upcoming 2020-21 season function on-court as well as it fits on paper?


Diego Maradona dies: Napoli pull on Argentina-inspired shirts and fire four past Roma

Napoli produced a stellar performance to thrash Roma as they paid a fond tribute to Diego Maradona by wearing an Argentina-themed kit.


Cavani's killer instinct can kickstart misfiring Man Utd's season

'El Matador' came off the bench to inspire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to a comeback victory over Southampton and maintain their improved recent form


Bahrain Grand Prix halted after Grosjean's car bursts into flames in scary crash

Romain Grosjean walked away from an enormous crash on lap one of the Bahrain Grand Prix that left his car on fire.


Roy Keane jokes Arsenal ‘have enough to stay up’ after poor run of Premier League form

Roy Keane has taken aim at “soft” Arsenal by pointing out the end of the table they’re currently competing in with a comment about surviving relegation. The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by Wolves on Sunday, leaving them with just two home wins from five attempts this season and only one victory at all in their last six in the Premier League. That win came against Manchester United and some suggested it was a turning point for Mikel Arteta’s team, but...


How Edinson Cavani showed the hallmarks of Manchester United’s great strikers of old

Andy Cole thought Edinson Cavani reminded him of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Though the Manchester United manager disagreed with his former teammate, you could understand the logic. After all, Cavani had done as Solskjaer used to: come off the bench and have a profound impact on a match. Southampton's 2-0 lead into the break was no less than they deserved, and even as they nursed a 3-2 defeat at the final whistle, Ralph Hasenhuttl was justified in his...


Sporting starlet Mendes 'delays new deal amid Liverpool interest'

Nuno Mendes has become a regular player in the Sporting Lisbon first team this season and the club have made it a priority to improve the terms on his current £12,000-a-week deal. But he could leave.


Who should play on Christmas Day? Debating which matchup should be featured on the NBA's marquee day

Christmas Day has long been the NBA's marquee day and this year will be no different. We asked our NBA.com staff to give us the matchup they hope to see most on the biggest day of the year.


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.


Grosjean to remain in hospital overnight for treatment

Tests on Romain Grosjean are yet to reveal any fractures, but he will stay in hospital for treatment on burns to his hands.


Jimenez suffered a fractured skull in horror collision: Wolves

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez fractured his skull in a clash of heads with Arsenal's David Luiz in Sunday's match his club said on Monday. Luiz stayed on the pitch with blood seeping into a white bandage wrapped around his head until half-time.


Fittipaldi to replace Grosjean at Haas for Sakhir GP

UK-MOTOR-F1-BAHRAIN:Fittipaldi to replace Grosjean at Haas for Sakhir GP


Romain Grosjean's miracle escape from horror fireball crash highlights F1's safety measures

It's testament to Formula One's modern-day safety regulations that the Haas driver walked away from one of the scariest crashes the sport has seen in recent years


Grosjean's survival 'a miracle', claims ex-F1 champ Hill

Damon Hill joined a group of former F1 drivers in marvelling at the car safety measures that saw Romain Grosjean survive a horrific crash.


Tamara Ecclestone sports red pyjamas as the Elf From The Shelf visits

Tamara Ecclestone sported red pyjamas for a festive Sunday afternoon with Jay and her two children Sophia, six, and Serena, two months.


Arsenal vs Wolves: Raul Jimenez taken to hospital after clash of heads with David Luiz

Wolves’ Raul Jimenez was taken to hospital on Sunday evening following a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz in the teams’ Premier League clash, with the forward later said to be conscious and responding well to treatment. Jimenez collided with the Arsenal man while contesting a ball in the visitors’ penalty box at the Emirates, leading medics to quickly take to the field. Both players were treated for almost 10 minutes before...


Wolves striker Jimenez 'comfortable' after fractured skull operation

Wolves striker Jimenez 'comfortable' after fractured skull operation


Diego Maradona dies: It hurts and we cared more than ever against Roma – Napoli's Insigne

Lorenzo Insigne reflected on an emotional evening in Naples, where Napoli paid tribute to club great Diego Maradona.


Arteta must start taking his share of the blame for awful Arsenal displays

The north London outfit have now made their worst-ever start to a Premier League season following their 2-1 defeat to Wolves on Sunday


F1 2020: Hamilton makes it five in a row after horrific Grosjean crash

Lewis Hamilton has already won the world title, but he continued to torment his rivals with a comfortable win in Bahrain.


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.


Rumour Has It: Juve could swap Dybala for PSG's Icardi

Paulo Dybala and countryman Mauro Icardi could reportedly swap clubs.


Man Utd match-winner Cavani risks FA investigation with racially insensitive social media post

The Uruguay international has since deleted the post but could be punished by the authorities


What time is the FA Cup 3rd round draw and how can I watch it?

Premier League and Championship clubs will learn how their FA Cup adventures will start this week, with several sides hoping to end a barren run without a trophy by earning domestic success. Second-round ties have been played across the weekend, with the likes of non-league sides Chorley and Marine taking their places in the third round. It is at this point that the top-flight and second tier clubs will join the competition, with Arsenal the...


Jake Paul wants to knock out Conor McGregor after win over Nate Robinson

YouTube star Jake Paul has a list of targets that includes a UFC legend after defeating Nate Robinson with a second-round knockout.


Arteta says sack is risk you take being a manager

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brushed aside questions about whether he is concerned about the sack after the club endured its worst start to a season since 1981. "My only concern is to get the best out of the players, give the best possible service to the club and become better and better.


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.