• Derrick Rose meeting with Lakers
Derrick Rose meeting with Lakers

After signing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year deal, the Lakers still have roster space to sign at least two free agents to complete their team. Rose , who averaged 18.4 points and 4.4 assists for the Knicks last season, is also being pursued by the Los Angeles Lakers , Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks .

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  • DHS allows 15000 more seasonal foreign workers this year
DHS allows 15000 more seasonal foreign workers this year

Congress originally set the cap at 66,000 workers for the fiscal year ending September 30. While trainers have complained about the availability of backstretch workers for years, concern has mounted over the past 12 months due to anti-immigrant rhetoric from the presidential administration and its base.

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  • Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty
Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty

It got even worse when Larson's pole-winning qualifying time was disallowed - all of which gave Martin Truex Jr ., who assumed the lead and a leg-up in the battle for the regular-season title, a lot to smile about. "I wish I could have him on the box on Sunday, but we will be strong these next few weeks", Larson said. Kyle Larson , second to ...

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  • Pliskova to No. 1 for 1st time despite early Wimbledon loss
Pliskova to No. 1 for 1st time despite early Wimbledon loss

The pair have faced off four times in their careers, with honours now even in the head to head record - and Konta was reluctant to play up her chances of reaching a first Wimbledon quarter-final, despite her apparent good form. "But I believe that I have a chance". She's a fighter. I'm sure she was using the crowd. Garcia was once tipped as a...

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  • Kardashians think Blac Chyna is
Kardashians think Blac Chyna is "dangerous" after Rob Kardashian drama

Furthermore, Chyna addressed Rob's claim that she only hooked up with him to get back at Tyga - who left her for Rob's little sister Kylie Jenner - as well as for money and fame. Chyna told ABC News that she and Kardashian have been broken up since December. In excerpts from the chat, which were obtained by the New York Post's gossip...

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  • Match Retirements Stir Debate at Wimbledon
Match Retirements Stir Debate at Wimbledon

World No. 1 Angelique Kerber recorded her 50th grass-court victory with a straight-sets win over Irina Falconi at Wimbledon . "I wish him all the best". The opening match at Centre Court on Day 2 at Wimbledon traditionally features the women's victor from the previous year. The American is yet to make it past the third round at SW19 - this i...

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  • Pacquiao looks beyond Horn, has Mayweather rematch in mind
Pacquiao looks beyond Horn, has Mayweather rematch in mind

Promoter Bob Arum said at the fighters' press conference that over 10 million fans in the United States would catch the fight. Manny Pacquiao , left, and Jeff Horn face off after the official press conference for the WBO Welterweight World Championship on Wednesday.

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  • Emre Can:
Emre Can: "Nobody is scared of Cristiano Ronaldo"

Chile, who won the Copa America in both 2015 and 2016, will present Portugal with their toughest test so far in Russian Federation, although the South Americans have yet to beat Portugal in three attempts with two defeats and a draw. "Mexico is going to be a tough game, they are a very flexible team with very good players", said Loew, who b...

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Ferdinand is not certain Real would allow their prize asset to leave the Bernabeu but if they did, has called a potential United reunion a "fairytale". Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate said to be close to Ronaldo, was elected unopposed Monday for a third term in charge of Europe's most successful club.

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  • Josh Jackson: Not enough time to work out for Celtics after trade
Josh Jackson: Not enough time to work out for Celtics after trade

If so, they will get a terrific small forward-type player. With his new head coach Brad Stevens and Boston Celtics ownership and front office officials surrounding him, Jayson Tatum's mind seemed to be somewhere else briefly. He has the size to in theory play both forward positions, and the length to be a passable defender with some added...

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  • Sonoma | Californian Kyle Larson adds to kudos at home track
Sonoma | Californian Kyle Larson adds to kudos at home track

I just under-drove it. Several NASCAR teams, usually well out of contention for a title already, will use substitute drivers this weekend, hoping that a road-racing ringer will give them a shot in the arm. Track: Sonoma Raceway (road, 1.99 miles). "You might have a fast vehicle but there really is only two or three good passing zones on the ...

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  • AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

Dan Soucek, left, and Brent Jackson, right, review historical maps during The Senate Redistricting Committee for the 2016 Extra Session in the Legislative Office Building at the N.C. Under a redistricting plan approved in 2012, Idaho's House seats are divided among 35 districts — each district has two House seats and one Senate seat.

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  • Azerbaijan GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton leaves it late for Baku pole
Azerbaijan GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton leaves it late for Baku pole

Sebastian Vettel says he is "not worried" by the gap to Formula One rivals Mercedes in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix , despite finishing over a second off the pace. "For tomorrow we, as a team, definitively have a great starting position and we're going to have a good fight and try to get another one-two". "We would have loved to...

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  • Olympics: NBC monitors Korea tensions as it preps for Winter Games
Olympics: NBC monitors Korea tensions as it preps for Winter Games

What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear. South Korea considered sharing some events at the Seoul 1988 Olympics with the North. US broadcaster NBC is monitoring the security situation on the Korean Peninsula and so far does not expect to change its plans to send a more than 2,000-person workforce to the Winter Games in South Kore...

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  • Verstappen quickest on Friday in Baku, then crashes out
Verstappen quickest on Friday in Baku, then crashes out

Then suddenly I lost the rear and I had like a four-wheel power slide into the barrier. Completing the top ten were Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat , Force India's Esteban Ocon and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton . The session ended with a bang as Max Verstappen , erstwhile hero of the hour, showed he can be human sometimes and put his auto in the wa...

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  • Blackhawks Bring Back Brandon Saad, Trade Artemi Panarin In Flurry Of Moves
Blackhawks Bring Back Brandon Saad, Trade Artemi Panarin In Flurry Of Moves

Saad was reacquired by the Blackhawks on Friday - along with Anton Forsberg - in a swap for Artemi Panarin and Tyler Motte , Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports. They have matching $6 million cap hits, but Saad is signed through 2021, while Panarin is due to hit unrestricted free agency in 2019. "This is a dynamic player who's got tremendous spee...

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  • Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball
Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball

He claimed that Zeus and Jesus told him that the Los Angels Lakers would take his son, Lonzo . The selection of Ball is the first piece in Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka's overhaul of a Lakers franchise that has suffered through the worst four-year stretch in its illustrious history.

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  • Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama
Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

England were seconds away from seeing their 34-game unbeaten run in global qualifiers come to an end and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 after Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kick goals. "It's not three points but it could be a massive point in the end", he said . "It's hard to sit here and say it's a good point given the manne...

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  • Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers
Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers

Multiple media critics praised the editing of Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones , more so than Kelly's performance in the interview, according to The Washington Free Beacon . It showed viewers how Infowars grew and sustains itself by peddling right-wing merchandise and Jones-endorsed dietary supplements. By contrast " 60 Minutes " had...

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  • McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

Open champ must be bored playing golf without Tiger Woods in the field and lacked motivation. "More like 200mil...not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", McIlroy wrote. Elkington then replied that he knew McIlroy was a "money guy" and that Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles and never spoke about money. "I'm lookin...

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  • Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup
Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

Both cartoons were drawn by San Francisco artist Elena Achilli, the first one apparently after Spithill skippered Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sports by winning eight straight races after being down 8-1 in 2013 on San Francisco Bay to retain the oldest trophy in global sports.

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  • Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season
Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season

Earlier this week, news broke that the Italian teenager had turned down the offer of a substantial new contract at the San Siro, with only a year left on his current deal. For us, Donnarumma is priceless. Milan are likely to cash in on him this summer rather than lose him on a free transfer next year and United have been tipped to sign him.

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  • Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win
Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win

Henderson has a solid lead over South Korean Hur Mi-Jung (66), Spaniard Carlota Ciganda (64) and Lexi Thompson of the U.S. in the US$2 million (RM8.55 million) LPGA Tour event. "I've been playing solid", said Moriya. Her younger sister, world No.1, Ariya fired a 69 in a roller-coaster round with one eagle, three birdies, one double bogey and...

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  • Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu

Following this trade, the Sabres have seven picks in the 2017 National Hockey League draft. In 2016-17, he played in 74 games, scoring four goals and added 24 assists for a career high 28 points. He also opened the regular season on Montreal's top pairing with Shea Weber , but was quickly moved in favour of Alexi Emelin. New coach Claude Julien ...

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  • Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

If teams offer more money to try and pry those two away, the Warriors will likely let them walk. If you give all your effort and all the fight and all the heart you got, it doesn't necessarily mean you're going to win, and that's what's tough about sports.

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  • Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup
Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup

New Zealand's goalkeeper Marinovic, who plays in the German lower leagues, did well to keep the Oceania champions in the game in the second half, producing a fine double save from Poloz and Yerokhin and then turning away another effort from Rostov forward Poloz.

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  • Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby:
Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"

He remains free on bail until the next trial is scheduled. "Now that there's going to be a new trial, I'm hoping that the court will allow more prior bad act witnesses, more accusers, to be able to testify so that the jury can take into consideration what their allegations are as well", Allred said .

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  • MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch
MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

With such a dire need for left-handed pitchers, the Orioles concluded Day 1 by drafting their second lefty of the day Zac Lowther with the No. 74 overall pick. As a junior, Berardi can decide not to accept the offer from an Major League Baseball team and return for his senior season and improve his standing.

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  • Apple Rejects New Game App Featuring 'Objectionable' Pepe The Frog
Apple Rejects New Game App Featuring 'Objectionable' Pepe The Frog

Apple has explained how they need to carefully test and evaluate the apps submitted to ensure they are safe to use and meet all their requirements. Lin outlined ways Apple can protect consumers from these duplicitous apps, including refunding its users and reviewing apps more strictly.

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  • Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

Wawrinka , a three time Grand Slam victor, who was victorious at Roland Garros in 2015, was bullied across the court from nearly the first point, never being allowed to settle into any kind of rhythm by the greatest clay court player of all time.

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  • Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5
Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5

Nashville has owned the run of play in both arenas, but Pittsburgh has capitalized on its chances. Only 91 seconds had elapsed in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final and already Sidney Crosby had accomplished so much. He started the first 15 games of the playoffs for the Penguins, with 9 wins, two shutouts and a.924 save percentage. Colin Wils...

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  • Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors
Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

Durant is averaging 25.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in this postseason. Golden State is a -240 series favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark .com with Cleveland at +200. When Cleveland stayed on Curry, Durant got easy dunks. One of the reasons the Warriors have been so dominant in recent years is due to their depth.

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  • Halep, Ostapenko to meet for French Open title
Halep, Ostapenko to meet for French Open title

The 2014 runner-up, who saved a match point in the previous round, will become world number one if she defeats Jelena Ostapenko , the daredevil Latvian who blazed her way to Saturday's final. With Bacsinszky serving at 3-5 Ostapenko, coiled like a spring, brought up two match points with an unstoppable backhand return that cleaned the baseline t...

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  • New Bills cornerback took eight-hour, $932 Uber trip to Buffalo
New Bills cornerback took eight-hour, $932 Uber trip to Buffalo

From Chicago to Buffalo. Flights are available from Chicago to Buffalo for $320, according to Google, and to rent a auto for the drive would cost a minimum of $128, or $262 if Wright had sprung for a high-end vehicle, according to Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

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  • Utah baseball team pulls 'Hourglass Appreciation' release
Utah baseball team pulls 'Hourglass Appreciation' release

The Dodgers' rookie ball affiliate, the Ogden Raptors , is holding " Hourglass Appreciation Night " on August 11 later this season. It was dubbed " Hourglass Appreciation Night", and it has been scrapped after the Utah baseball team behind the idea took on some enormous flack.

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