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Sports Suns Acquire Tyler Johnson, Wayne Ellington from Miami
Author: 0 Suns Acquire Tyler Johnson, Wayne Ellington from Miami

The idea of signing Ellington , of course, is contingent upon the team still having an open roster spot following the trade deadline and the Suns granting Ellington his release so the potential signing may not occur for a few days still.

Sports Trade Grades: Wizards Trade Otto Porter for Financial Flexibility
Author: 0 Trade Grades: Wizards Trade Otto Porter for Financial Flexibility

Washington is now a move away from moving below the luxury tax line and avoiding the repeater tax, which is sensible given the circumstances and the fact they are likely to miss the playoffs. Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr . Sure, they have to pay somebody , and a healthy Porter bolsters their rotation, but at a price tag north of $27 million for next season and close to $28.5 million for 2020-21, the Bulls are essentially just committing to eating someone else's bad money as ...

Sports Lavar Ball: Lakers' 'Luke Walton Was the Worst Coach Ever for Lonzo'
Author: 0 Lavar Ball: Lakers' 'Luke Walton Was the Worst Coach Ever for Lonzo'

The agreement comes in the form of information that Lonzo Ball , who is a key part of the package, has been told that he will be traded to the Phoenix Suns , as they have a mutual interest to come together. "'Cause that's when he's very successful", LaVar said . The Lakers are reportedly throwing the kitchen sink (while it's still attached to the plumbing ) at the Pelicans in their attempts to land superstar Anthony Davis , but it doesn't seem like the Pelicans want to budge right now.

Sports Kings trade Iman Shumpert to Rockets in three-team deal
Author: 0 Kings trade Iman Shumpert to Rockets in three-team deal

In return, the Cavaliers will get Brandon Knight , Marquese Chriss and a lottery protected first-round pick from the Houston Rockets . Cleveland will send Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Rockets in the three-way deal. The Rockets have been in search of a wing player for the better part of the season. They also save about $6.1 million in tax payments this season and get off the $15.6 million Knight is owed next season.

Sports Eagles expected to pick up Nick Foles' $20-million option
Author: 0 Eagles expected to pick up Nick Foles' $20-million option

Within minutes, Foles informed the team that he was voiding the option, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter . It's not just the quarterback that led the Eagles to a Super Bowl win. The franchise tag number for quarterbacks is expected to be around $25 million for next season. Earlier in the evening, the Eagles picked up Foles' team option for the 2019-20, which was all Philadelphia could do in that situation without simply parting ways with their savior under center.

Sports India vs New Zealand 1st T20I scorecard
Author: 0 India vs New Zealand 1st T20I scorecard

Their previous worst defeat was by 49 runs to Australia at Bridgetown in 2010. Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma would like to break these three records in the first T20I if he gets going with the bat. Faced with batting at 11 an over, India faltered from the start when Sharma went for one. But a searing Lockie Ferguson yorker to get rid of Shikhar Dhawan for a brisk 29 put the visitors back on their heels.

Sports Jason Holder suspended for third Test between Windies and England
Author: 0 Jason Holder suspended for third Test between Windies and England

Kraigg Brathwaite soldiered through the session in getting to 48 not out, anchoring the home side's effort to bat through the day in pursuit of a significant lead as they press for the victory which will give them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series and the Wisden Trophy back in their possession after ten years in English hands.

Sports Racing: Top Oz trainer set for 4 year ban
Author: 0 Racing: Top Oz trainer set for 4 year ban

Weir has won the past five Melbourne trainers' premierships and rose to global prominence when he trained Prince Of Penzance to win the 2015 Melbourne Cup . Regarding McLean, significant conditions were also imposed until the RAD Board has heard and determined the charges. "He has advised the stewards that he will not contest those charges which have drawn considerable negative publicity to the sport", he said.

Sports Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa
Author: 0 Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa

What's imperative is that Ernesto Valverde plays his strongest XI in the home leg at the Camp Nou this coming Wednesday. Real Madrid is starting to shine and it can be for the best and at the right time, the season is still long and the team is fighting on three fronts.

Sports Nantes have demanded payment from Cardiff City over £15m Emiliano Sala transfer
Author: 0 Nantes have demanded payment from Cardiff City over £15m Emiliano Sala transfer

Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were on board the Piper Malibu aircraft that went missing over the English Channel on January 21, carrying the player from Nantes to Cardiff ahead of his planned first training session with the team. A body was spotted in underwater images of the wreckage and Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has launched an operation to try and recover it.

Sports LeBron James Sits Apart From His Lakers Teammates
Author: 0 LeBron James Sits Apart From His Lakers Teammates

But despite a 13-point effort from James (including the 32,000th of his career), they trailed the Pacers 69-46 at halftime on Tuesday. "(The media) puts more speculation on the trade deadline than anyone else", Ingram said. LeBron James became the youngest National Basketball Association player to record 32,000 points in just the second game of his return from injury. James' teams lost by 36 points twice previously.

Sports Stunning Tim Seifert leads Black Caps to massive Twenty20 win over India
Author: 0 Stunning Tim Seifert leads Black Caps to massive Twenty20 win over India

This will be New Zealand's fourth different opening combination in four worldwide games. The first India vs New Zealand T20I is being telecast on Star Sports Network . In head-to-head encounters between both the sides, New Zealand hold a 6-2 record against India . Jadeja's late bloom in the format assured him a ticket to the World Cup, but Pandya's brilliant comeback in the New Zealand series has left a question mark on the spin-all rounder's position in the team.

Sports Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies discuss Mike Conley-Ricky Rubio trade, reports say
Author: 0 Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies discuss Mike Conley-Ricky Rubio trade, reports say

The Utah Jazz and the Detroit Pistons are reportedly the two front runners to acquire Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley , according to James L. Gasol, 34, is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.7 assists in 53 games this season. Due to their steep downfall, the Grizz have been listening to tradeoffs for their franchise cornerstones in Conley and his running mate Marc Gasol , reported ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Sports Pels want four first-round picks from Lakers for Davis
Author: 0 Pels want four first-round picks from Lakers for Davis

Landed in Indy; update on Lakers-Pelicans talks. Haynes adds it is possible Davis remains out until Thursday's trade deadline passes, but there is also a high chance New Orleans elects to shut him down "to an extent" even after the All-Star Break.

Sports Leafs sign Auston Matthews to five-year contract extension
Author: 0 Leafs sign Auston Matthews to five-year contract extension

The Auston Matthews contract extension is done. Ninety-three percent of the money in Matthews' contract will be paid out in signing bonuses, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston . If Matthews and Marner decide that they want to be paid as much as possible on their next contracts, it will be hard in the years to come to convince the likes of Kasperi Kapanen , Travis Dermott , Jake Muzzin , and Frederik Andersen to take anything less than full market value.

Sports Golf roundup: Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Johnson takes Saudi title
Author: 0 Golf roundup: Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Johnson takes Saudi title

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is the Greatest Show on Grass. Fowler's win was nearly spoiled on the par-four 11th hole. A freaky, water-filled sequence saw Fowler's lead become just one shot at the time and made the final few holes a lot more nerve wracking than they should have been.

Sports Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons Anthony Davis presents ideal fit
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons Anthony Davis presents ideal fit

In return, the Lakers would receive Davis and Solomon Hill - with the latter joining only for salary-cap relief. "As a buyout candidate, perhaps the Lakers would make sense as a home for (Parker)", Bryan Kalbrosky of HoopsHype wrote . There's a real possibility that the Pelicans and Davis could agree on a limited playing schedule post-trade deadline, but that's undetermined. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Davis added the Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers and the New York Knicks ...

Sports Emiliano Sala's family demand footballer and pilot's bodies be recovered from wreckage
Author: 0 Emiliano Sala's family demand footballer and pilot's bodies be recovered from wreckage

It has been reported that Sala had a close relationship with his dog, and that he had plans put in place for his pet to join him in Wales once he had completed his move. In this image released Monday Feb. 4, 2019, by the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) showing the rear left side of the fuselage including part of the aircraft registration N264DB that went missing carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala , when it disappeared from radar contact on January 21 2019.

Sports Oakland Raiders in talks over sharing home of baseball's San Francisco Giants
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders in talks over sharing home of baseball's San Francisco Giants

The Raiders called season-ticket holders last week to let them know there was nothing new as far as the location of their home games for 2019. The city of Oakland sued the Raiders in federal court in December over their move to Vegas, and that ruptured relationship has led to the Raiders looking elsewhere rather than play at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, their home since returning to Oakland from Los Angeles in 1995.

Sports Dolphins officially announce Brian Flores as new head coach
Author: 0 Dolphins officially announce Brian Flores as new head coach

Flores replaces Adam Gase, who was sacked by the Dolphins after three seasons in charge. They decided on January 11 to offer the job to Flores, the Patriots' defensive play-caller, but had to wait until New England's season ended to complete an agreement.

Sports Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens claim Sydney gold
Author: 0 Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens claim Sydney gold

It took Kris Thomas all of 30 seconds to score as the bronze-medal match between the US women's rugby team and Ireland got going at the HSBC Sydney Sevens Sunday. A path to daylight through the Irish line four minutes later led to newcomer Kristi Kirshe's fourth try of the tournament and bumped the Americans' lead to 14-0.

Sports Why Virginia Tech will be too much for Louisville
Author: 0 Why Virginia Tech will be too much for Louisville

As of Saturday morning, 67 percent of public bets are coming in on host North Carolina State . Virginia Tech is playing the better basketball right now with wins in its last two and I'm not going to let one strong performance sway my feelings.

Sports Rohit Sharma On The Verge Of Creating History In New Zealand
Author: 0 Rohit Sharma On The Verge Of Creating History In New Zealand

After registering their biggest ODI series win in New Zealand , India will have another chance to enter the record books as they get ready for the three-match T20I series. The 37 year old, however made his presence felt in the field during the second innings with a brilliant piece of work behind the stumps to dismiss New Zealand all rounder Jimmy Neesham.

Sports European round-up: Messi injury worry after Barcelona are held
Author: 0 European round-up: Messi injury worry after Barcelona are held

But the Argentina worldwide sustained a thigh injury and is now a doubt for Wednesday's Copa del Rey semi-final first leg at home to arch-rivals Real Madrid . He scored from the penalty spot just before half-time and added his second after the break with a brilliant finish from 20 yards as Barca's eight-game winning streak in La Liga came to an end.

Sports Bertens and Vekic set for final showdown in St Petersburg
Author: 0 Bertens and Vekic set for final showdown in St Petersburg

Aware of the danger Zvonareva, a former World No. 2, can pose, the 22-year-old Vekic did not let her get into her stride, relying on her serve that was in danger just once during the whole match. The 27-year-old world number eight, who is seeking her eighth career title, won 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in one hour 38 minutes to record her third win over Sabalenka in as many meetings.