Football

Gossip column: Coutinho, Keita, Darmian, Allen, Colback

Transfer news Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho believes he has played his last game for the club but it will take an offer in the region of £133m for a move to Barcelona to go through this month. (Times) Liverpool should sign Alexis Sanchez, 29, from Arsenal for £40m to replace Phillippe Coutinho if he leaves […]

Basketball

Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was ‘catfished’

ORLANDO, Fla. — Retired NBA star Ray Allen believes he is a victim of “catfishing,” and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online. Allen says Bryant Coleman “pretended to be a number of attractive women interested in” him. In documents filed Tuesday, Allen […]

Basketball

Ron Artest to play in Big3; Allen Iverson returns as coach

Ron Artest signed to play in the Big3 on Monday, and Allen Iverson will return as a coach, the league announced Monday. Artest, who legally changed his name to Metta World Peace in 2011, will play under his former name as a co-captain of the Killer 3s, who also have Chauncey Billups and Stephen Jackson […]

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 […]