Basketball

Memphis Grizzlies plan to retire number of former player Tony Allen

The Memphis Grizzlies announced plans to eventually retire the number of Tony Allen, who departed this summer as a free agent and signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise announced similar plans this summer for fellow Grit ‘n’ Grind mainstay Zach Randolph, who signed with the Sacramento Kings in free agency. “Tony was a […]

Basketball

Pierce calls for Celtics truce with Allen

The long-simmering feud between Ray Allen and the other members of the 2008 Boston Celtics championship squad might be coming to an end. Paul Pierce, the NBA Finals MVP for that team who signed a one-day contract with Boston earlier this summer to retire as a Celtic, posted a picture of himself and Allen together […]

Football

Joe Allen and Neil Taylor return for Wales v Moldova

Neil Taylor has close support from Joe Allen (R) against Slovakia at Euro 2016 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Moldova v Wales Venue: Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau Date: Tuesday, 5 September Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Midfielder […]

Basketball

Big3 suspends Allen Iverson one game for no-show

Allen Iverson has been suspended one game by the Big3 for his absence from his team’s game last Sunday in Dallas, a league spokesman confirmed Wednesday. The Big3 is scheduled to appear this Sunday in Lexington, Kentucky. Iverson issued a statement Tuesday on Instagram, apologizing for not showing up. The former NBA MVP did not […]

Basketball

Allen Iverson an unexpected no-show at BIG3 game in Dallas

Allen Iverson did not show up for his team’s BIG3 game in Dallas on Sunday, an absence that was unexpected for the fledging 3-on-3 basketball league. “We had no advance warning and do not have information as to all the circumstances surrounding his absence. The league is launching an investigation to gather all the facts […]