Football

Leyton Orient: A dead club walking at the foot of League Two?

The four men to take charge of League Two strugglers Leyton Orient this season: Andy Hessenthaler, Alberto Cavasin, Andy Edwards and the incumbent Danny Webb Are Leyton Orient, in the words of one supporter, a “dead club walking”? They have a 33-year-old rookie manager – their fourth of the season and 10th since 2014 – […]

Golf

Dubai Desert Classic: Sergio Garcia leads after delayed second round

Sergio Garcia is looking for his first European Tour win since 2014 Dubai Desert Classic second round (third round is under way) -12 S Garcia (Spa); -9 N Elvira (Spa); -8 H Stenson (Swe), G Coetzee (SA), -7 I Poulter (Eng), P Meesawat (Tha), P Uihlein (US), C Paisley (Eng) Selected others:-6 G McDowell (NI), […]

Football

Rafael Benitez: Newcastle United boss remains committed to job

Rafael Benitez: Newcastle United boss reassures fans he will stay for promotion bid Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has reassured supporters he will remain at St James’ Park to maintain the bid for an immediate Premier League return. The Magpies boss was frustrated after Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with QPR and the lack of January additions […]

Basketball

Kevin Love doesn’t expect the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Kevin Love doesn’t believe the Cleveland Cavaliers will trade him. Despite weeks of rumors that the NBA champions have been in trade talks with the New York Knicks about a deal involving Carmelo Anthony for the All-Star forward, Love said Friday that he expects “to be here for a long time.” Love […]

Basketball

Michael Malone of Denver Nuggets says trade rumors about Wilson Chandler, Emmanuel Mudiay are ‘a lot of noise’

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone dismissed trade rumors involving Wilson Chandler and Emmanuel Mudiay, saying that recent reports about the players are “a lot of noise.” Malone addressed reporters after Friday’s shootaround, less than a day after USA Today reported that Chandler is unhappy with his role on the Nuggets and wants to be traded. […]

Football

Hampden Park bids for one of three Uefa finals in 2019

Real Madrid won the Champions League final at Hampden in 2002 Glasgow’s Hampden Park is in the running to stage one of three major European finals in 2019. The Scottish national stadium has declared an interest in hosting the Europa League, Super Cup and Women’s Champions League. Proposals must be delivered by 6 June, when […]

Basketball

Fantasy basketball forecaster for Feb. 6-12

Consistent success in weekly head-to-head formats requires managers pursue a multitude of strategies to maintain an enduring edge. One simple angle to consider is maximizing games played. Which is to say, savvy managers can churn the bottom of our roster each week in an effort to deploy more players than their direct competition. Leveraging the […]