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Sports MRI reveals torn ligament in left knee of Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis
Author: 0 MRI reveals torn ligament in left knee of Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis

In the second quarter of tonight's game against the Milwaukee Bucks , Porzingis slipped a high screen, losing Giannis Antetokounmpo and receiving a pass from Kyle O'Quinn. Has it ever been this scary to be a Knicks fan? When play continued, the season felt lost. The big man will finish his his third season with averages of 22.9 points, 6.7 rebounds , 2.4 blocks, and 1.9 threes across 32.8 minutes per game.

Sports Russian athletes file suit urging IOC invitation to Olympic
Author: 0 Russian athletes file suit urging IOC invitation to Olympic

IOC President Thomas Bach and the IOC executive board are not satisfied with the recent report of AIBA concerning governance, anti-doping issues and refereeing. It later ruled that 169 athletes who had proved they were clean would be allowed to compete. The IOC said additional elements or evidence "raised suspicion about the integrity of these athletes".

Sports Watford lash Chelsea 4-1 in Monday night match
Author: 0 Watford lash Chelsea 4-1 in Monday night match

Conte has repeatedly spoken openly about his frustration that Chelsea failed to match the big signings made by the Manchester clubs, City and United, before the season and he returned to the subject after the Watford defeat. Watford reacted quickly to Hazard's equaliser as defender Janmaat exchanged passes with Pereyra before shooting low past Courtois. "I work every day, and I give 120 per cent, OK? Otherwise the club has to take another decision".

Sports Everton and Liverpool plot summer swoop for £28m Kerem Demirbay
Author: 0 Everton and Liverpool plot summer swoop for £28m Kerem Demirbay

Premier League rivals Arsenal and Liverpool are apparently plotting a move for German playmaker Kerem Demirbay in the summer and are reportedly ready to meet the asking price of £28m set by his club. Bild claim that both sides are willing to meet Demirbay's £28 million release clause at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena, meaning any potential deal could well come down to which club the player himself would rather join.

Sports Tyronn Lue Not on the Hot Seat
Author: 0 Tyronn Lue Not on the Hot Seat

The Cavs flew to Orlando, Fla., on Sunday afternoon. The Cavs led by 21 in the first half and by 16 at halftime. Elfrid Payton and Mario Hezonja chipped in 10 points. The lead was courtesy of Simmons, who drained a 3 at the buzzer. Lead assistant Larry Drew took over in Lue's place. The Magic were mostly defenseless early in the game and Cleveland did as it wanted in bolting to a 67-51 lead at intermission.

Sports Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59
Author: 0 Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59

You can watch Kentucky vs. Tennessee on ESPN. These Vols are red hot . Tennessee netted nine steals, while the Wildcats held one of the best three-point shooting teams in the SEC to just 23.8% from downtown. The redshirt sophomore guard is UT's third-leading scorer on the year with 10.7 ppg. At better than 16 points per game for the year, Williams has scored in double-digits in all but three games this year.

Sports Philly fans, some unruly, celebrate their Eagles win
Author: 0 Philly fans, some unruly, celebrate their Eagles win

When Lombardi won his first two NFL championships, there were only 14 teams and winners of the league's two divisions faced off in the NFL championship game. Long has a history of standing with fists raised during pre-game national anthems in support of NFLers who chose to take a knee in protest of anti-Black violence.

Sports Kyrie Irving returns to Boston Celtics' lineup after three-game absence
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving returns to Boston Celtics' lineup after three-game absence

Both teams are now tied in the loss column with Toronto having played two fewer games. The Celtics, meanwhile, saw their four-game winning streak snapped. There appears to be a void waiting to be filled in the East, and Toronto and Boston appear to be best positioned to fill it, the standard "it's only February" caveat being understood.

Sports 900 soldiers deployed after norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 900 soldiers deployed after norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics

Pence is on a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea. Around 35,000 spectators are expected to attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony out in the cold at the roofless PyeongChang Olympic Stadium this Friday, with officials scrambling to ensure that those present are as comfortable as possible.

Sports Lakers turning focus to 2019 free agency
Author: 0 Lakers turning focus to 2019 free agency

First, the Lakers revealed their plan to open up spots for two max free agents before actually having said space, immediately plummeting the trade value of virtually every asset on the team. And if James decides on a one-year deal this offseason, he still would be in play in 2019. They are now 10-4 in their last 14 games, and focusing on the long term would give the young core of Lonzo Ball , Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma additional time to grow.

Sports Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis helped off floor with apparent leg injury vs
Author: 0 Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis helped off floor with apparent leg injury vs

Porzingis has been hampered by multiple injuries this season, including knee soreness and a sprained ankle . As Ian Begley of ESPN.com noted, teammates helped the big man off the court, as he wasn't able to put much weight on his leg. This was the second grave injury scare for Porzingis this season after he grotesquely turned his ankle on November 29 at the Garden. Kristaps Porzingis is helped off the court.

Sports Aussie shares plunge after Wall Street
Author: 0 Aussie shares plunge after Wall Street "bloodbath"

Australian shares have lost around $33 billion after a sharp fall in United States markets last Friday sent local investors running for the exits on Monday. "It's not the (US) economy pushing the stock market down - it's the expectations of what (the US Federal Reserve) does, which is a key factor at play", Mr Farnham said.

Sports India clinch cricket U-19 World Cup title
Author: 0 India clinch cricket U-19 World Cup title

Australia chose to go for the batting first after they won the toss and gave the target of 216 to India . India has beaten Australia to clinch ICC Under-19 World Cup , fourth time. The left-handed opener reached the three-figure mark and that left India needing just three more runs to win. Wicketkeeper Harvik Desai held his end up to allow Kalra to bat without any pressure.

Sports Patriots return to New England after Super Bowl loss
Author: 0 Patriots return to New England after Super Bowl loss

The Eagles gained 538 yards on offense, as Foles threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns. But they looked poised to collect a record-tying sixth Super Bowl in 17 seasons when Brady threw his third touchdown - this one a short pass to Rob Gronkowski with about nine minutes to play - to give his team their first lead of the game, 33-32.

Sports Referee admits to his mistake during clash between Liverpool and Tottenham
Author: 0 Referee admits to his mistake during clash between Liverpool and Tottenham

Kane took both the penalties for his side, he failed to score with the first one but netted in the second attempt to take his Premier League goal tally to a remarkable 100 and his season tally to a whopping 22. In their exchange, Smart is heard twice asking if Lovren touched the ball, as that would be a "deliberate action" and make Kane onside. "It's great to be in that 100 club now, and it's great to get something from the game after that rollercoaster of emotions", said Kane.

Sports Jones names 32-man England squad for Wales
Author: 0 Jones names 32-man England squad for Wales

Scotland were given something to cheer towards the end as Horne added a late try on the 79th minute. Not being intimidated by the Twickenham factor at all. The only downside of England's win was a serious knee injury to scrum-half Ben Youngs, which is likely to rule him out of the rest of the tournament.

Sports Why Arsenal players did not bid Alexis Sanchez farewell
Author: 0 Why Arsenal players did not bid Alexis Sanchez farewell

Alexis Sanchez may have undertaken extra training in recent weeks - but the Manchester United forward is also enjoying some well-earned down time after his hectic start to the new year. Macari opined that Sanchez's arrival can exactly be the turning point United needed this season to survive long in the Champions League. "The issue for me is whether they are going to be allowed to be more aggressive.

Sports MLBPA rips teams for 'race to the bottom,' threatening integrity of game
Author: 0 MLBPA rips teams for 'race to the bottom,' threatening integrity of game

The union released a pointed statement Tuesday afternoon that said the massive amount of free agents still available reflects a " race to the bottom " among Major League Baseball clubs that threatens the "very integrity of our game ". Commissioner Rob Manfred didn't take long to fire back in response to Clark's statement and accused agents of overvaluing their clients in a changing market.

Sports Arsene Wenger sent transfer warning over Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger sent transfer warning over Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal may have been significantly boosted by the arrivals of Henrikh Mhkitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as well as by the news that Mesut Ozil has put pen to paper on a new contract at the Emirates Stadium, but the old injury curse that has plagued the Gunners for years appears to have struck again.

Sports Tuesday in the NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 Tuesday in the NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors

Adversity is great", Westbrook said. "Me personally, I love adversity", he said. Gives you an opportunity to bring your teammates together, bring everybody together. If there's a game for the Thunder to snap their losing streak on it's this one. "I often think teams that play desperate are hard teams to play against".

Sports West Ham to sign Patrice Evra on free transfer
Author: 0 West Ham to sign Patrice Evra on free transfer

Moyes agreed a contract lasting until June when he replaced Slaven Bilic in November, but it has been reported he won't stay with the east London club beyond this term regardless of whether they avoid relegation. He is expected to pen a short-term deal until the end of the season. Evra worked under current West Ham manager David Moyes when he was in charge at Manchester United .

Sports Eagles fan appears to eat horse poop amid Super Bowl celebration
Author: 0 Eagles fan appears to eat horse poop amid Super Bowl celebration

Kristal Valenti referred to Sunday night's National Football League title game as "a very big event" as she tried to fist-bump a Florida deputy while laughing, according to court records obtained by the Daily News. That's when her husband Robert exited the bar and joined the conversation. According to her arrest report, she told the deputies she thought it was ridiculous that the bar would not allow children in.

Sports Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has finger surgery, could be out until May
Author: 0 Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has finger surgery, could be out until May

Team officials say the injury was the result of cumulative stress from pitching and not one event, and didn't surface again until last week. The Twins won 85 games last season and were a surprise wild-card team. That means the option won't vest and Santana will have to test free agency next winter, and in this current free agent climate, that might not be such a good thing for a starter pushing 36 years old.

Sports All the ads that ran during the Super Bowl, in order
Author: 0 All the ads that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

The Just Like Fire hitmaker revealed that singing at the Super Bowl had been a dream of hers ever since she saw Whitney Houston perform the American national anthem in 1991. But NBC's special episode of This Is Us definitely scored in the Nielsens. Tide, which has payed for several ads during the Super Bowl, weighed in on the dark screens.

Sports IN vs. Michigan State - 2/3/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 IN vs. Michigan State - 2/3/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

IN (12-12, 5-8) remained within striking distance thanks to its work on the glass, particularly on the offensive end. Coach Tom Izzo appeared more resolute and focused in recent interviews. In contrast, the Hoosiers shot a paltry 17.1 percent (6 of 35) in the opening half. IN got off to a nice start in the second half as Juwan Morgan was feeling it in the first few minutes.