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Sport Isaiah Thomas describes long-awaited Cavs debut as a
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas describes long-awaited Cavs debut as a "special night"

Nurkic, a 7-footer, went down hard when he appeared to be hit by James on a drive in the second quarter. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 15, Jaylen Brown had 14 and Al Horford added 11. And this time, the crowd rose to its feet for a standing ovation. Sure, Crowder will be a nice role player for the Cavs , supplying defense and the occasional big scoring night, as he did in Boston.

Sport JOHN CENA Joins RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
Author: 0 JOHN CENA Joins RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

Last year the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards , and earlier today he announced that he will be returning to host the show this year as well. The Nickelodeon show will debut later this year, and Cena can't wait to get started. "It's like the chaos and the slime-ability of Kids" Choice meets that insane scene in the original "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" where everyone is wearing white suits and the kid gets transported through ...

Sport Browns add Eliot Wolf to the rebuilt front office
Author: 0 Browns add Eliot Wolf to the rebuilt front office

Like Dorsey, Highsmith is a former player who went into scouting with the Packers. After stints as the assistant director of both player and pro personnel, he jumped to full-time gigs in both roles, ultimately being named director of football operations in 2016.

Sport Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole
Author: 0 Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole

Cole went 12-12 with a 4.26 ERA and a K/BB ratio of 196/55 in 203 innings across 33 starts for the Pirates in 2017. At this point, the hold up for any team trying to trade for Cole is the Pirates reportedly wanting three top prospects in a deal.

Sport Seahawks clean house: Tom Cable reportedly gone, along with Bevell, Richard
Author: 0 Seahawks clean house: Tom Cable reportedly gone, along with Bevell, Richard

Seattle finished 9-7 and missed the postseason for the first time in six years. He called the plays in Seattle's 43-8 win over Denver in the Super Bowl following the 2015 season. Offensively, that's what we've seen countless time and time again that we do not execute the way we should. Bevell oversaw Seattle's offense during the most successful run in franchise history, which included five straight playoff appearances and two trips to the Super Bowl, and played a role in the development of ...

Sport Donald Trump appears to forget U.S. national anthem
Author: 0 Donald Trump appears to forget U.S. national anthem

Critics took glee in pointing out how Trump had railed against football players failing to respect the national anthem. President Donald Trump was in attendance at the national championship game, and some claim that footage of him during the Anthem proves that he does not know all of the words to " The Star-Spangled Banner ".

Sport Raiders coach Jon Gruden excited about working with Derek Carr
Author: 0 Raiders coach Jon Gruden excited about working with Derek Carr

The Oakland Raiders officially named Jon Gruden their head coach on Sunday, and on Tuesday, held an introductory press conference. Owner Mark Davis brought Gruden to the podium as "Hells Bells" played over the loud speakers. It's about the tempo that we establish as a coaching staff so with that said, I got a lot to prove, I know that. Gruden succeeds Jack Del Rio , who was sacked following a season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that capped a disappointing 6-10 campaign for ...

Sport NFL, NFLPA to review how Panthers handled hit on QB Newton
Author: 0 NFL, NFLPA to review how Panthers handled hit on QB Newton

Newton ran headlong into New Orleans defensive tackle David Onyemata in the fourth quarter and was bowled over backward. "We are in contact now with the Panthers' medical staff and we will not comment further until those conversations are completed", a statement from the National Football League tweeted by Rapoport read.

Sport Injuries: LeSean McCoy (ankle) will play vs. Jaguars
Author: 0 Injuries: LeSean McCoy (ankle) will play vs. Jaguars

After a 2-2 start to the season it looked like another season of struggle in inconsistency in northern Florida despite a coaching change that saw Gus Bradley replaced with Marrone. You can watch the National Football League playoffs on Now TV with prices starting at £6.99 for a Sports Pass. The Bills threw it on first down, resulting in an offensive pass interference penalty on receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was covered by Ramsey.

Sport Philippe Coutinho Misses Liverpool Trip As Barcelona Talk Grows
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho Misses Liverpool Trip As Barcelona Talk Grows

Klopp said the club had "hoped" they would be able to persuade the player to stay, adding: "The club did everything within our means to convince Philippe that remaining part of Liverpool was as attractive as moving to Spain". Coutinho's departure would be a blow to Liverpool, but it would allow Barcelona to move on from the bitter experience of losing his Brazil teammate Neymar last summer to Qatar-backed Paris Saint-Germain for a world record 222 million euros.

Sport Serena Williams Drops out of Australian Open
Author: 0 Serena Williams Drops out of Australian Open

In a statement put out by Australian Open organizers, Williams said: " After competing in Abu Dhabi I realized that although I am super close, I'm not where I personally want to be ". The 12-time Grand Slam victor will also play the Tie Break Tens at Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park on January 10 in the evening, joining Rafael Nadal , Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt in the field.

Sport While struggling at Chelsea, Salah knew he would win CAF award
Author: 0 While struggling at Chelsea, Salah knew he would win CAF award

In what was a strong year for African Liverpool forwards, Senegalese global Sadio Mane came second in the voting, with 2015 victor, Gabon and Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang , coming in at third place. Patson Daka, who played an integral role in getting Zambia to the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup quarter-finals at Korea Republic 2017, won the youth player of the year award.

Sport Punters Lump On Ross Barkley Moving To Premier League Champions
Author: 0 Punters Lump On Ross Barkley Moving To Premier League Champions

But now it looks like Everton playmaker Ross Barkley could become Chelsea's second signing of the January transfer window . Allardyce went on to say, "The club was resigned before I got here that they were going to lose Ross". Barkley's exit will bring an end to his association with Everton , the club he joined as an 11-year-old and represented more than 150 times. Tottenham have also been chasing Barkley since the summer, but chairman Daniel Levy had hoped to set up a deal to sign ...

Sport Multiple deputies down in Colorado, shelter in place ordered for area residents
Author: 0 Multiple deputies down in Colorado, shelter in place ordered for area residents

Residents in the vicinity were advised to stay inside and avoid exterior walls and windows. County officials set up an emergency shelter for those displaced by the incident, citing the "size and scope of the investigation". We can only imagine the depth of grief they are experiencing. The scene was videotaped and posted on the Douglas County sheriff's Facebook page under the heading: "Motorcade for our fallen deputy".

Sport Liverpool 'agree record fee with Southampton for Virgil an Dijk'
Author: 0 Liverpool 'agree record fee with Southampton for Virgil an Dijk'

It was revealed today that Southampton have agreed a fee with Liverpool for the Dutch centre-back. A statement on the club's website read, " Liverpool Football Club can confirm they have reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Virgil van Dijk ".

Sport How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool
Author: 0 How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool

Their two-goal lead was short-lived, though, as a resurgent Arsenal were in front with three goals inside five remarkable minutes. He said: "We didn't do ourselves justice in the first half". Gary Neville praised Philippe Coutinho's desire to get on the score sheet after the Liverpool FC midfielder broke the deadlock at Arsenal on Friday night.

Sport Danica Patrick is single again after breakup with Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Author: 0 Danica Patrick is single again after breakup with Ricky Stenhouse Jr

The soon-to-be retired NASCAR driver and Stenhouse, a fellow circuit star, have called it quits after five years together, Patrick's rep confirmed Monday, via ESPN . As for Stenhouse, he won two races last season amid his best Cup Series campaign. Patrick announced in November 2012 that she planned to divorce her then-husband Paul Hospenthal , and their divorce was finalized in April 2013.

Sport Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga completes 1000 runs in 2017
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga completes 1000 runs in 2017

Kuldeep Yadav replaces Washington Sundar in the Indian side. When India came to bat, they lost Rohit Sharma for only 7 and this was a great start for Sri Lanka . After Rohit won the toss and opted to field fearing the evening dew would make it hard for his spinners to grip the ball, Sri Lanka lost opener Danushka Gunathilaka for 13.

Sport Jazz center Gobert sidelined with sprained knee
Author: 0 Jazz center Gobert sidelined with sprained knee

He's probably studying what the Jazz like to do, how they'll defend and what that kid Mitchell is all about. Expect more minutes from Ekpe Udoh with Gobert out and an even larger role out of Derrick Favors . The 25-year-old Frenchman exited the team's 107-95 victory after just two minutes and did not return. The Jazz on Saturday morning recalled Tony Bradley from the Salt Lake City Stars to add another big man to the roster.

Sport Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run ended by Hearts
Author: 0 Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run ended by Hearts

We didn't cope with their physicality, and we made too many mistakes. Ten minutes later, former Rangers man Kyle Lafferty doubled Hearts' lead. At the end of the game the Hoops players huddled on the pitch, taking stock of the defeat.

Sport Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways
Author: 0 Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways

On the other side of the ball, the Vikings allowed a season-high 216 rushing yards to the Panthers on 36 carries, which included runs of 60 yards by Jonathan Stewart and 62 by Cam Newton for the longest two plays (run or pass) allowed by Minnesota this season.

Sport Jets should bench Muhammad Wilkerson for the rest of season
Author: 0 Jets should bench Muhammad Wilkerson for the rest of season

He didn't specify why, but stated that it was not injury related and was instead a "coach's decision", per several accounts. "If that's what he wants to do, I can see him being an excellent coach when he's done playing". Bowles also wouldn't say whether the benching could last for more than just one game. Now, Wilkerson will miss an entire game because he can't - or, more accurately, won't - show up on time to a simple meeting.

Sport Angels sign Zack Cozart to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Angels sign Zack Cozart to 3-year deal

After finishing 80-82 last season and missing the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years, the Angels have put together a lineup around Mike Trout with offensive potency and an incredible defensive pedigree. The Reds won't get any draft picks since they didn't make Cozart a qualifying offer. Cozart can now own the hot corner for the Angels, with Luis Valbuena moving to first on a more full-time basis (where he's better defensively), and their infield now goes Cozart-Andrelton ...

Sport Chelsea vs Southampton 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Southampton 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Yet he was deemed surplus to requirements. Since he replaced Craig Shakespeare at Leicester, the Foxes has been reinvigorated, and Puel's free-scoring side convincingly put Southampton to the sword. "He scored two goals and that is fantastic for him, but I am happy with all the players". With Andy King putting Leicester 3-0 ahead before halftime boos rang around the stadium from the home fans.

Author: 0 Al Jazira v Real Madrid 13 December 2017

Zinedine Zidane's charges thought they had taken the lead on 30 minutes through Casemiro but the referee's initial decision was overruled by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Zidane said on realmadrid.com : 'We deserved the win and a place in the final. The Welshman came off the bench with ten minutes remaining and took just seconds to fire in what would prove to be the eventual victor.

Sport Sharma double flattens Lanka, levels series 1-1
Author: 0 Sharma double flattens Lanka, levels series 1-1

Nothing worked for Sri Lanka against a determined India , rather Rohit Sharma , who played one of the most destructive innings in contemporary cricket. Reduced to 115/4, Asela Gunaratne (34) walked in to add 44 runs for the fifth wicket as Sri lanka crossed the 150-run mark with Mathews, nearing his half century.

Sport Chelsea book Barcelona, PSG face Real Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea book Barcelona, PSG face Real Madrid

Tottenham have been handed a tough tie against last season's beaten finalists Juventus after topping a challenging group that included reigning champions Real Madrid. Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi says that his club will relish the task of taking on Real Madrid in the last-16 stage of the Champions League .

Sport Windies late charge derails New Zealand
Author: 0 Windies late charge derails New Zealand

They added 65 runs with their opening partnership. Windies lost the first Test by an innings and will be without their captain Jason Holder for the second Test that starts on Saturday in Hamilton. Television replays, which were not requested by the batting side, hinted that despite Southee's athletic effort the ball might in fact just have touched the ground.

Sport Blitzboks out of Cape Town Sevens
Author: 0 Blitzboks out of Cape Town Sevens

Tim Mikkelson, Vilimoni Koroi and Joe Webber scored for the All Blacks Sevens who rallied from 12-7 down at halftime. In a repeat of last year's Cape Town semi-final - in which the hosts knocked the Kiwis out to secure their final spot against England - the New Zealanders celebrated a win this time around after also beating the defending Cape Town title-holders, England, in a quarter-final clash earlier in the day.

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Author: 0 "Battle Angel" Finally Shows Its Hand

And, as these stories tend to go, it turns out she's a bit of an ass-kicking powerhouse. Cameron originally wrote a 186-page screenplay accompanied by 600 pages of notes and eventually shared both with Rodriguez , who tried his hand at cleaning up the draft to transform it into a shooting script.

Sport San Francisco Giants Reportedly Finalists for Shohei Ohtani
Author: 0 San Francisco Giants Reportedly Finalists for Shohei Ohtani

So unless Ohtani is going to demand he play an outfield spot when he isn't on the hill, one would conclude that the Mariners or Angels have the inside track on the 23-year-old's signature. "Then I got the unfortunate news today that we were out of the picture". Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan reports both clubs are finalists for the two-way Japanese superstar.

Sport Scott Frost and his staff commit to coaching UCF through bowl game
Author: 0 Scott Frost and his staff commit to coaching UCF through bowl game

Frost and his staff will coach the Golden Knights in their bowl game - likely the January 1 Peach Bowl - even as several assistants, including future Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander, follow Frost to Nebraska. Frost will lead a Nebraska program in the midst of a two decade slide from national prominence that's included the firing of four coaches since 2003.

Sport Dave Doeren to stay at NC State; Vols reportedly eye Kevin Sumlin
Author: 0 Dave Doeren to stay at NC State; Vols reportedly eye Kevin Sumlin

Doeren has moved to the top of the school's list after several other candidates turned them down, including Duke football's David Cutcliffe. "My heart is at NC State, my family and I are truly grateful to Chancellor (Randy) Woodson and Athletic Director Debbie Yow for the opportunity to continue to build on the momentum we have here in Raleigh", Doeren said in a release from the university.

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