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Sports Pelicans trade Nikola Mirotic to Bucks
Author: 0 Pelicans trade Nikola Mirotic to Bucks

In 276 games with the Pistons, he averaged 7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have had little use for Thon Maker this season, as the 10th overall pick in 2016 has played just 35 games so far while averaging less than 12 minutes per contest.

Sports 10 players dead after fire razes dormitory
Author: 0 10 players dead after fire razes dormitory

Six of the people who died are teenagers aged between 14 and 17 years old. "I am very happy". " The kids from the Flamengo youth team were sleeping there at the time ", firefighter Douglas Henaut told Globo News. The dream of many youths in Latin America's largest nation, victor of five World Cup titles, is to make it into the ranks of professional soccer. There has been a major fire at Flamengo FC sports complex in Vargem Grande on Friday morning, one that has reportedly killed ten ...

Sports New Zealand vs India - 2nd T20 International Preview & Prediction
Author: 0 New Zealand vs India - 2nd T20 International Preview & Prediction

It remains to be seen if he gets another shot at the same position or the team brings in Shubman Gill, who would be desperate to perform after the two failures in ODIs. Men in Blue would like to shrug off the first match mauling and try to dominate the Kiwis. Captain Kane Williamson , experienced Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme could turn out as other run-getters for the hosts.

Sports Philadelphia Phillies acquire J.T. Realmuto for four pieces
Author: 0 Philadelphia Phillies acquire J.T. Realmuto for four pieces

Last season, Realmuto hit.277 with a career-high 74 RBIs and 21 home runs. Realmuto, an All-Star catcher, was the final piece of real major league value brought over from the previous regime for Jeter & Co.to trade as they tear it down before they hope to build it up.

Sports LeBron James trades Russell Westbrook to Giannis Antetokounmpo for Ben Simmons
Author: 0 LeBron James trades Russell Westbrook to Giannis Antetokounmpo for Ben Simmons

Antetokounmpo selected Milwaukee's Khris Middleton with the first pick in the reserve round, keeping the Bucks teammates together for the All-Star Game in Charlotte. Antetokounpo responded, " Isn't that tampering? ". James pulled a fast one on fans, pretending to select Nowitzki before eventually going with his longtime friend.

Sports Frank Robinson, key to Orioles’ 1st World Series title, dies at 83
Author: 0 Frank Robinson, key to Orioles’ 1st World Series title, dies at 83

It's a road Robinson not only overcame, but conquered en route to producing one of the greatest careers in Major League Baseball history. Because he helped pave the way for future generations of black players and managers, Robinson will always be among the most important figures in MLB's history.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers trade former top pick Markelle Fultz
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers trade former top pick Markelle Fultz

Meanwhile, the Sixers will receive a first round pick, a second rounder, and 6'6 wing Jonathon Simmons . The Sixers traded up from No. 3 overall in 2017 to select Fultz. The Sixers traded that same pick to the Magic in the 2017 draft, so that the Sixers could draft Anzejs Pasecniks . His weird off-court saga, the mysterious disappearance of his jump shot , subsequent injury woes and the fact he'd become a poor fit next to ball-dominant Ben Simmons had made this a tenuous situation.

Sports Lynx star Maya Moore to skip ’19 WNBA season
Author: 0 Lynx star Maya Moore to skip ’19 WNBA season

She has been a WNBA MVP (2014), WNBA Finals MVP (2013), five-time all-star, four-time WNBA champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist and was a two-time NCAA national champion at CT. "No question that Maya has been one of the greatest players that our league has seen, and certainly one of the all-time greats in our franchise's history", Reeve told Barriero.

Sports Gay, Langley take early lead at Pebble Beach Pro
Author: 0 Gay, Langley take early lead at Pebble Beach Pro

Mickelson thrust himself into contention after hitting every fairway for the first time in his career. "I may have done it before but I don't ever recall doing it". "I'm pleased with it (but) I definitely left some shots out there", said Johnson, four days removed from victory at the European Tour's Saudi International.

Sports Rob Kearney set to start at full-back for Ireland against Scotland
Author: 0 Rob Kearney set to start at full-back for Ireland against Scotland

Furlong says Ireland can't have a knee jerk reaction to the round 1 loss. 'That comes later in the week when you start talking about a few mental things. "England were so physical with them, they were tackling in twos, and the dominance of their defence was insane, so we'll be looking to do the same". "It's something we talk about in that changing room, how we're representing our country and we're in front of our home nation, and the need to do something for the fans who sell out that ...

Sports Marc Gasol Is Heading To Toronto
Author: 0 Marc Gasol Is Heading To Toronto

The former second-team All-American is averaging 8.0 points, 2.9 asissts, 2.9 rebounds and 20 minutes this season in his third season as an National Basketball Association reserve. He was originally injured on December 12 in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors after a collision with Draymond Green and left the game.

Sports Police confirm Sala's body recovered from plane wreckage
Author: 0 Police confirm Sala's body recovered from plane wreckage

Sala had been en route from Nantes on January 21 to make his debut for Premier League team Cardiff City when the small aircraft he was travelling in disappeared over the English Channel. The remains of the plane were discovered on Sunday evening - nearly two weeks after it disappeared as it travelled from Nantes in France to Cardiff.

Sports Milwaukee Bucks reportedly acquire Nikola Mirotic in three-team deal
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks reportedly acquire Nikola Mirotic in three-team deal

Nikola Mirotic went to the Bucks for a playoff run, and four second-round picks ended up in the laps of Dell Demps and the Pelicans. It's a big deal for the Bucks as they try to create even more space for their star. Smith is now averaging 3.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game for the Bucks, while Johnson is averaging 7.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Both Smith and Johnson came to Milwaukee in earlier trades.

Sports Chiefs GM -- No more basketball for Patrick Mahomes
Author: 0 Chiefs GM -- No more basketball for Patrick Mahomes

Kansas City general manager Brett Veach said the team contacted Mahomes' agent after seeing the video. "The [Chiefs] Kingdom can be assured: No more basketball for Pat". "He actually was in the office yesterday and we were joking about it", he said. "He doesn't have that filter in his mind to just have fun and not take everything so competitively", Veach said.

Sports 'Jiggers' earn Australian trainer Weir a four-year ban
Author: 0 'Jiggers' earn Australian trainer Weir a four-year ban

Earlier this week, Racing Victoria stewards sought a lengthy ban after concluding their show cause notice hearing, where the Melbourne Cup victor decided not to challenge the charges issued against him. Weir is also facing potential criminal charges. Weir said nothing while his lawyer, Patrick Wheelahan, said little, initially advising that Weir's position - where he offered no contest to the charges - did not mean that he was in a position of agreement with Gleeson's submission.

Sports How Manchester United could line up against Fulham
Author: 0 How Manchester United could line up against Fulham

And, in a clear dig at the direction Mourinho took United, Lingard has hailed Solskjaer for returning the club to its roots of attacking football. Having returned to boyhood club Everton for last season, the former England worldwide joined D.C United in Major League Soccer.

Sports Durant blasts media amid free agency, Knicks rumors: 'Grow up'
Author: 0 Durant blasts media amid free agency, Knicks rumors: 'Grow up'

I know that people criticize athletes no matter what they do, but I appreciate Durant's bluntness here. "Now when I don't want to talk to you all, it's a problem with me?" Just walk in here, survey and then write something like that, and then now y'all piling on me because I don't want to talk about that.

Sports XFL Announces Head Coach & General Manager for Dallas Team
Author: 0 XFL Announces Head Coach & General Manager for Dallas Team

Coach Stoops is the winningest coach in Oklahoma history with a 190-48 overall record. Stoops won seven games his first season before going 13-0 and winning a national championship in 2000. Dallas' XFL franchise is set to make a far bigger front-office hire than anyone could've expected when Vince McMahon's Alpha Entertainment announced plans to revive its football league in December.

Sports Rob Kearney returns at full-back as Ireland make five changes
Author: 0 Rob Kearney returns at full-back as Ireland make five changes

In the forwards, Quinn Roux comes in for the injured Devin Toner in the second row, with Sean O'Brien in the No 7 jersey ahead of Josh van der Flier and Jack Conan replacing CJ Stander at No 8. 'Robbie has a dead leg and just hasn't recovered in time, ' said Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt . "The problem is that maybe he could have played but another bump would debilitate you and force an early change".

Sports F1: Haas and new backers energised to fight Red Bull
Author: 0 F1: Haas and new backers energised to fight Red Bull

While Steiner acknowledged the team remained inconsistent in 2018, their car's pace was such that they regularly were the fourth-fastest team behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. "To take as big a step [in 2019] is very hard - it's going to be incredibly hard to even hold on to where we were previous year". Rich Energy was linked with a bid to purchase Force India a year ago but when that was unsuccessful, Storey turned his attention towards title sponsorship.

Sports Verstappen will be feared by Lewis Hamilton: Horner
Author: 0 Verstappen will be feared by Lewis Hamilton: Horner

While the jury is still out as to whether Honda can deliver the power and reliability that Red Bull needs to race at the front on a regular basis, Verstappen is now a known quantity, and one that Horner believes is ready to join the Hamilton-Vettel party.

Sports Pelicans, Celtics ‘discussed extensively’ Jayson Tatum for Anthony Davis deal
Author: 0 Pelicans, Celtics ‘discussed extensively’ Jayson Tatum for Anthony Davis deal

While there are a lot of moving parts and anything can happen before NBA's 3 p.m. ET Thursday trade deadline, The Athletic noted securing Davis would help the Celtics' odds to re-sign veteran Kyrie Irving . They're not interested in any of it. Despite what the Lakers have offered, the Pelicans remain "curious" that the Celtics may include Jayson Tatum in an offer this summer.

Sports Three-Batter Minimum for Pitchers, Universal DH Among MLB Rule Change Proposals
Author: 0 Three-Batter Minimum for Pitchers, Universal DH Among MLB Rule Change Proposals

The proposal came on January 14 as part of discussions between MLB and the the MLB Players Association, which responded to the league's request with its own proposals last week. The revelations come in the middle of the current collective bargaining agreement and at a time when players and Major League Baseball appear to be greatly divided.

Sports Kristaps Porzingis CONSPIRACY claim made over Knicks to Mavericks trade: 'It's BULLS***'
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis CONSPIRACY claim made over Knicks to Mavericks trade: 'It's BULLS***'

The Knicks agreed to send 23-year-old star Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks , the team confirmed . "When the meeting occurred this morning, we'd already been having many conversations with a number of teams", Perry said Thursday. James Dolan, the New York-based company's billionaire chief executive officer, has been adamant about intentions to diversify the business and pursue entertainment endeavors.

Sports Milner shuts down suggestions of Liverpool struggling with 'pressure' following mini slump
Author: 0 Milner shuts down suggestions of Liverpool struggling with 'pressure' following mini slump

But Milner reminded his side's doubters that Liverpool , who have drawn back-to-back games, were still in control. However, speaking after the game at the London Stadium, James Milner rejected the notion that Liverpool are once again crumbling under the pressure of a title challenge, saying that the real pressure in the Premier League is when you are fighting against relegation.

Sports Aaron Judge Would Welcome Bryce Harper On Yankees
Author: 0 Aaron Judge Would Welcome Bryce Harper On Yankees

Aaron Judge is willing to take one for the team if it means landing Bryce Harper. "He's got more speed than me, man", Judge said, smiling. This is exactly what Yankees fans need right now. Owner Hal Steinbrenner and general manager Brian Cashman appear reluctant to spend the cash needed to sign the former NL MVP. He told TMZ any time a team can add a player of Harper's caliber, it "is going to make them better".

Sports Six Nations 2019: Ireland's Devin Toner and Garry Ringrose miss Scotland
Author: 0 Six Nations 2019: Ireland's Devin Toner and Garry Ringrose miss Scotland

Henshaw struggled in his return from a hamstring injury and there have been calls for him to be moved from full-back with a host of alternatives available to Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt. "Andrew Conway presented with some calf tightness following training last Thursday and will rehab in Munster this week". Ireland approached this year's Six Nations appearing in a position of strength at lock, but were struck by injuries to Iain Henderson and Tadhg Beirne before the tournament even ...

Sports Todd Gurley Has Declined To Meet With The Media Today
Author: 0 Todd Gurley Has Declined To Meet With The Media Today

Not only that, but New England has now won three of the last five Super Bowls, giving Brady six in nine tries in all. With both teams struggling offensively, it was the Patriots' defense that truly stepped up their game. Regardless, it is nice to receive credit where credit is due. The good news for the Rams is after coming up short in the Super Bowl to the Patriots, this team will be motivated more than ever to make sure they have a successful offseason to put themselves in the best ...