Friday , 21 July 2017

National Sports

Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigns

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(OXFORD, Miss.) — Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze resigned the position on Thursday night, effective immediately. ANNOUNCEMENT | Hugh Freeze has resigned effective immediately. Matt Luke interim head coach. Press conference live at 7:30 PM CT on ESPNews. — Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) July 20, 2017 No reason was immediately given for ... Read More »

ESPN: Derrick Rose in contract talks with Cleveland Cavaliers

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Free agent Derrick Rose is in talks with the defending Eastern Conference champions, ESPN says, on a contract that would bring the former MVP to Cleveland. Sources told ESPN that Rose and the Cavaliers are discussing a one-year deal, but that Rose would also meet with the Los Angeles Lakers. Rose, ... Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins talking extension worth nearly $150 million

Pixfly/iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are looking to lock up forward Andrew Wiggins, and a contract extension to keep him in Minneapolis could be worth nearly $150 million, according to head coach Tom Thibodeau. Thibodeau spoke about the efforts to extend Wiggins’ contract at a Thursday press conference to introduce free agent signing Jamal Crawford. “We’re working on it right ... Read More »

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/19/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESan Francisco 5, Cleveland 4L.A. Dodgers 9, Chicago White Sox 1, 8 inningsL.A. Angels 7, Washington 0 AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Seattle 4, Houston 1Oakland 7, Tampa Bay 2Baltimore 10, Texas 2Boston 5, Toronto 1Kansas City 4, Detroit 3 NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 10, Miami 3Chicago Cubs 8, Atlanta 2Colorado 18, ... Read More »

Police suspend investigation into Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(DALLAS) — Police have suspended an investigation into Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott due to a lack of witnesses and an inability to contact the victim of an alleged assault. The Dallas Police Department says it has made “several attempts to contact the victim through various ways but at this time hae not ... Read More »

Chargers' Mike Williams could need back surgery

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(SAN DIEGO) — Rookie wide receiver Mike Williams could require back surgery that could endanger his rookie season. ESPN reports that Williams recently received a second epidural to help deal with a herniated disk. Williams was drafted seventh overall by the San Diego Chargers. He showed up to the team’s rookie minicamp with a ... Read More »

Chris Christie heckled after catching foul ball at Mets game

ABC/Randy Sager(NEW YORK) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s left-handed catch of a foul ball at a Mets game Tuesday night didn’t earn him much admiration from the crowd. The Mets were in a 4-0 hole playing the Cardinals on Tuesday when Christie caught the foul ball. Christie then got up, shook some hands and handed off the ball to ... Read More »

Lucky Whitehead 'very happy' after reuniting with puppy that was kidnapped

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is using his saga to warn others about the potential dangers of posting about your pet on social media, after his puppy was kidnapped and held for ransom earlier this week. “I take him everywhere,” Whitehead told ABC News of his pit bull, Blitz, who he adopted about eight weeks ... Read More »