When pressed as to why the Kings made a decision to trade Cousins at this stage of the season, especially since the trade deadline is still a few days away and perhaps Sacramento could've gotten a better offer, Divac provided a forthright answer.
Armenian winger Mkhitaryan scored the winning goal in United's 1-0 Europa League second leg victory at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium to give the Premier League side a 4-0 aggregate success in their last 32 tie. Nobody knows where the first match will be and where the second match will be. "I can not play against Chelsea with the second team. I have to make some rotation, but some of the boys will have to play in all of these consecutive matches and if situations like the Mkhitaryan one or ...
Eight franchises collectively spent Rs 91.15 crore to buy 66 players from a pool of 351 that went under the hammer. "He is an wonderful player", he said. Stokes was up early on Monday morning to take in the auction but admits that the Indian monetary system caused him more than a little confusion and he really wasn't certain just how much he had sold for.
Oklahoma State is 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 road games, 7-2 against the spread in their last 9 games, and 5-2 against the spread following a win. Later in the inning, Sluder scored on a passed ball to push the lead to 3-0. Hammonds finished with 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Bray native returned to the ring, in what was advertised only hours before hand, to help Shinsuke Nakamura fight off the NXT Champion Bobby Roode, and Andrade "Cien" Almas. Among the biggest reasons for Balor's rapid rise in popularity was his Demon character, which featured him painting his body prior to big matches and taking on a more aggressive personality than he normally would.
Everton's hopes of signing Ivory Coast worldwide Franck Kessie appear to have been dented by the midfielder's declaration he wants to sign for Manchester United . The midfielder has proven his ability to be both a defence and attacking force, leading him to be dubbed the next Yaya Toure. Chelsea and Manchester United are among the leading contenders for his signature.
Davis, playing in his third All-Star Game (his fourth time named an All-Star overall), becomes the first player in franchise history to win the MVP award of the All-Star Game. Davis was the star of stars in a game where the teams combined for more points than in any other All-Star contest. The defense that normally ratchets up in the fourth quarter never came as Davis, Westbrook and Co.
The rules allow a "retired hurt" batsman to come back to the crease at any time, but Renshaw did not reappear when the next wicket fell 20 overs later: Marsh for 16 shortly after the lunch interval. He added 32 more runs and kept one end secured as the visitors searched for a competitive first innings total. Both the left-handers kept getting runs to take Australia past the 80-run mark.
They already bolstered their roster by adding Lou Williams from the Los Angeles Lakers for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick on Tuesday, per Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania of The Vertical. Of course, Watkins then says Beverley doesn't want to be traded.and then that the Rockets have no plans to trade him. He's now in the second year of a four-year, $10 million deal that he signed back in 2015.
The most important game now remaining on SU's schedule is at Louisville. Duke's ensuing possession was a mess, as the Blue Devils barely tried to crack the Syracuse zone. During the break, the officials reviewed a three-pointer from Battle almost three minutes earlier and corrected it to be a two-point basket, meaning the Orange actually trailed, 73-71.
At the top of that list is Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann. Speaking to ITV Sport on Wednesday night, Keane said: "He's been fantastic". United continue to be linked with a summer move for the 25-year-old and according to former captain Keane, the France worldwide would be quite the player for the Red Devils.
But with the likes of linebacker Dont'a Hightower, tight end Martellus Bennett , cornerback Logan Ryan , safety Duron Harmon and defensive tackle Alan Branch standing prominently in that group - and No. The Patriots could also be looking to add to some youth to their backfield, and could potentially select a bruising running back in the upcoming draft to complement pass-catching running backs James White and Dion Lewis .
This is a developing news story. Noel gives the Mavericks-three games out of the final playoff spot in the West-a big man who can immediately step in and contribute, and who can play alongside Dirk Nowitzki. The 22-year-old Noel was the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft out of Kentucky. Noel has been averaging almost 9 points and 5 rebounds a game this season.
After the breakthrough, India's bowlers went in for the kill in the second session. Smith said he expected turn from ball one on the dry pitch at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in the Western Indian city of Pune , a venue making its debut as a test centre.
He'll be a big help to the Penguins given that they're missing defensemen Justin Schultz , Trevor Daley , and Olli Maatta due to injuries. Forwards Jay McClement, Derek Ryan and Viktor Stalberg, and defenseman Matt Tennyson are all unrestricted free agents after the season.
For years, they tried to build a contender around their controversial superstar center. Cousins is one of those players. Aside from Brooklyn, you can't find a worse free-agent destination. He can still sign a five-year extension this summer, but he has nearly no incentive to do so. Could Sacramento really have not done better? So why aren't we talking about a Lakers deal for Cousins? In Cousins, the Pelicans are acquiring a 26-year-old, in-his-prime big man who averages 28-10 while ...
DeMarcus Cousins , in his first press conference as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, opened up on playing with another superstar in Anthony Davis , being traded, his former team, the Sacramento Kings, and more. I realize this is how journalism works in today's world, but "fake news " is not just a figment of Donald Trump's imagination. Disrespectful to your superiors, disrespectful to authoritative figures, it's flat-out wrong.
The midfielder has had an extremely frustrating season so far for Arsenal . Cazorla was forced to undergo surgery on his ankle in December, but it was hoped he would make a return to Arsene Wenger's first-team squad before the season was out.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the only goal of the game as United saw off Saint-Etienne in the Europa League round of 32 with a 1-0 victory on 22 February. He said the team needs to rediscover the spirit of the 1974 European Cup, predecessor of the Champions League, when the side went 4-1 down to Hadjuk Split in the away leg and beat them 5-1 after extra time on home turf.
I certainly don't think that the priority for them, the priority is getting Jimmy Butler or Paul George, but I still think you got to keep your eyes on the Celtics with Okafor. Even if it fails to happen before Thursday's trade deadline, expect something to happen after the season, perhaps before the draft. Both of these young big men would be a solid addition to the Bulls long-term plans.
Will Cleveland Indians fans rain boos down from the bleachers the first time Terry Francona waves Eric Hosmer to first base late in a heated July showdown? The announcement made Tuesday night, according to ESPN , was made after the league and players union have agreed to the change.
Ryan Fitzpatrick is gone, Geno Smith is rehabbing from a torn ACL and Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg have huge question marks surrounding their abilities to be starting quarterbacks in this league. Second, he's not exactly what people would describe as a locker room guy. I know some of you think I'm stupid for considering Cutler. It also implies Cutler gets playing time and a chance to revive his career.
The quarterback has even set up a special bulletin board to keep track of all the likely suspects , and he recently shared a photo of his working theories through his Instagram account. The Major Offenders-Police Impersona/Swindle department of the Houston Police force, along with National Football League security and the MLB's Texas Rangers, are investigating the case.
Ko was two shots behind Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn through nine holes, with the world No.2 making four birdies on the front nine to head into the back nine four-under. "In the middle, during the round, I had some time I couldn't control the ball, but I still had a lot of good shots", said Yang, who is from Taiwan.
The final against Southampton follows at Wembley on Sunday and Mourinho says he can not be certain Rooney will recover in time to play. "Honestly, I don't think Mkhitaryan is fit for the final. Where is the first match and second match? "It is the result of so many matches, accumulation of matches, and you have always the risk of it", he said .
The drying up of singles did Australia in today, forcing batsmen to remain in the gunsight of the bowler for long periods of time, and allowing bowlers to work to bowling plans that push and pull at batting mechanics, eroding muscle memory and opening up chinks to exploit.
After winning the Europa League three times in a row, the objective now is to take a step forward in the Champions League and Iborra said: "We are really excited that this moment has arrived". "Nowadays you can't wait until something happens", said the former England full-back, now playing for Gillingham. Italian coach is hopeful that Champions League can act as a catalyst for misfiring Premier League champions.
Benetton Treviso flyhalf Tommaso Allan starts for the first time since June. Italy will meet an England team unbeaten in 15 matches and O'Shea said they have worked on areas where "we felt gave momentum to Ireland" since their defeat, adding that Italy's players had "a big responsibility" for the England game.
Without bowling another delivery, the other end of the crease too saw a change with Renshaw walking back to the dressing room, "retired ill". Playing his fifth Test and first in the subcontinent, Renshaw took the slow and steady path to great effect, with his 68 leading the tourists to 9-256 at stumps.
Chelsea have been ruthless in delivering victories this season and it's the reason they are 8 points clear at the summit of the Premier League. Conte may also secure a domestic double in his debut campaign as Chelsea remain in the FA Cup, although they have been handed a tricky tie against Manchester United in the quarter-final.
Arsene Wenger is set to ignore the riches of the Chinese Super League and stay in Europe if he he leaves Arsenal in the summer, according to a report. "I would wish that he will prolong it [his deal]", Koscielny told French radio station RMC Sport . "He brought me to the Premier League and I became a better player".
India's last series defeat was in the season 2014-15 when they went to Australia and were beaten 0-2. The experienced trio of David Warner, Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh means the rest will be engaged in a battle they are not used to. This pitch will spin. At the break, both batsmen were unbeaten on one apiece. The left-handed openers were lucky enough and made good use of that luck to stay together for 27 overs.
It's been a tough start to the season for Kerber, who fell in her opening match in Doha last week to Daria Kasatkina - her second loss to the young Russian this season - but admitted to feeling under the weather during the tour's stormy week in Qatar.
He has played 55 Twenty20s and has pocketed 63 wickets at an average of 22.12. "It's a batsman's game". Mills, who was a part of England's T20I squad in the recently concluded limited-overs series against India, was one of the English bowlers, who trouble Men in Blue a lot.
On a night when rain delayed the start of play for more than eight hours, world number four Raonic fired 12 aces on his way to victory after 94 minutes in the early minutes of Thursday morning. Juan Martin del Potro , Sam Querrey and Taylor Fritz will all look to join them in the last eight on Thursday. American seeds Jack Sock and Steve Johnson also came through their openers.
The video uploaded by Cricket Australia on Twitter featured Josh Hazlewood, Peter Handscomb, Mitchell Swepson, Steve O'Keefe and Matthew Renshaw. Bowling: First innings: India: Ishant Sharma 4-0-10-0; R Ashwin 16-6-23-0; Jayant Yadav 5-0-24-0; Ravindra Jadeja 6-1-24-0; Umesh Yadav 2-1-1-1.
The match against Brazil will be the final hit-out for the Socceroos before they head to Russian Federation to contest the Confederations Cup, where they will play World Champions Germany, as well as Copa America winners Chile and African Cup of Nations champs Cameroon.
Is that fair? How does this Juventus team compare to the sides that got to the UCL final and that ran Bayern so close in the last couple of years? What we've seen since Allegri switched to a 4-2-3-1 formation is a more robust, hardworking and inventive Juve side, able to switch from attack to defence and back again, without the need for major changes to the line-up.
If Taylor is in fact healthy and can pass a physical in the coming weeks, the Bills won't be on the hook to absorb the $27.5 million injury guarantee in his contract that would kick in March 11. Bills general manager Doug Whaley may want 2016 fourth-round pick Cardale Jones to start under center next season, and cutting Taylor would clear the way for that.
The other sponsors are Rep. Ted Davis, a Wilmington Republican, Rep. Marvin Lucas, a Cumberland County Democrat and Rep. Ken Goodman, a Rockingham Democrat. After almost a year of unprecedented economic suffering and discrimination, the state's House and Senate leaders continue to fail in their responsibility to undo the damage they inflicted on the state and fully repeal HB2.
Australia have won the toss and chose to bat in the first Test of the four-match series against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Thursday. Time will tell whether Australia will miss the third spinner on a pitch expected to assist turn. The visitors won the toss and elected to bat first on what looks like a very dry pitch.
Even if the most pessimistic of Manchester United's travelling support feared an uncomfortable evening in the milky Loire sunshine, those fears must have been allayed by Jose Mourinho's starting line-up. But United are in fine form, unbeaten in 16 league matches and having suffered only one defeat since a 2-1 reverse away to Fenerbahce in the Europa League group stages on November 3.
Tampa Bay (27-24-8) picked up at least a point in the standings for a seventh consecutive game, going 5-0-2 to keep close in a tight pack of teams chasing the final Eastern Conference wild card. "It was definitely a big play, a big moment in the game". The last one by Vlad Namestnikov came into an empty net. "Obviously, if the roles were reversed and we were the one challenging we would have loved that play and that call".
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is reportedly ready to leave the club in search of more frequent playing time. United going down to 10 men failed to change to pattern of play for Saint-Etienne as the clearer chances fell to Manchester United .
As the shooting guard of the Lakers, Williams is averaging 18.6 points per game with an average of 24 minutes played in 58 games played this National Basketball Association season. In exchange they will be getting Rockets forward Corey Brewer , according to Sports Illustrated . It also makes the Lakers worse. Even after going 0-for-8 from three in his last four games, Muhammad holds a 48.6 three-point percentage going back to December 21.
The fans sang goodbye to Samson before Ohno broke The Drifter's guitar. - Kassius Ohno charges the ring, and Roode head to the ramp. - Singles Match: Ember Moon defeated Billie Kay. - Singles Match: Shinsuke Nakamura defeated TJ Perkins. He tells Kassius to take off his sportcoat, and when he goes to drop it outside the ring, the champ takes out his knee and starts kicking and dropping elbows on the leg.
So yes, it's going to be hard", Smith said in the pre-match press conference. "We look at it as a challenge". "I don't think I've ever seen a pitch that dry to start with for day one", Warne told cricket.com.au. Virat Kohli's India squad is a hot favorite in the four-match series. India are unbeaten in 19 Tests over a 18-month period with South Africa, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh all vanquished at home, while trips to Sri Lanka and West Indies also culminated in victories.
He was cleared to race in December and will make his competitive return in the Daytona 500, a race he has won twice. Keselowski, who's a student of history, borrowed a concept from World War II to characterize the tactic. The sport's biggest race was the site of Waltrip's first win, but the celebration was cut short with the passing of friend and team owner Dale Earnhardt.
Mourinho was left fuming despite seeing Manchester United cruise into the next round of the Europa League with a 1-0 win at St Etienne. "His record against us is exceptional", he said "He is a great player but we can not let ourselves become obsessed by one player alone".
Romero, who turns 30 today (Wednesday), spoke exclusively to ManUtd.com ahead of the Europa League Round of 32 second leg against Saint-Etienne and says he'd love to feature between the sticks for a third successive game. I think him and Michael are both out. "Rooney and Jones haven't trained with the team yet so I don't think they will be there for Wednesday". "You've seen it so many times".