Football

Newcastle United: Rafael Benitez knew takeover would not happen in January

I knew takeover wouldn’t go through – Benitez Manager Rafael Benitez says he knew “three or four weeks ago” that Amanda Staveley’s takeover of Newcastle would not happen in January. Owner Mike Ashley ended £250m takeover talks this week after Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners group failed to match his valuation of the club. Staveley still […]

Basketball

Timberwolves vs. Rockets – Game Summary – January 18, 2018

Toyota Center Line: HOU -5.0 Over/Under: 224 Attendance: 18,055 100% Capacity: 18,104 Referees: Pat Fraher, Zach Zarba, Tre Maddox 4h Associated Press Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. 1 2 3 4 T Timberwolves 17 33 20 28 98 Rockets […]

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Warriors vs. Cavaliers – Game Summary – January 15, 2018

Quicken Loans Arena Line: GS -5.5 Over/Under: 234 Attendance: 20,562 100% Capacity: 20,562 Referees: Eric Lewis, Marat Kogut, Scott Foster Warriors sweep Cavaliers for season Warriors sweep Cavaliers for season play1:01 Star-studded battle in Cleveland ends with Warriors W Star-studded battle in Cleveland ends with Warriors W play0:56 Durant says rivalry with LeBron is one […]

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Cavaliers vs. Pacers – Game Recap – January 12, 2018

With Lance Stephenson and LeBron James getting tangled up again on Friday night, relive the biggest moments in their rivalry, capped off by the infamous blowing in the ear incident from the 2014 postseason. The Bucks get the opening tip and Giannis Antetokounmpo finds Eric Bledsoe who finishes with a slam. Houston’s strong offensive performance, […]

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Naby Keita: Liverpool will not get player in January, say RB Leipzig

Naby Keita is scheduled to sign for Liverpool on 1 July 2018 RB Leipzig have told BBC Sport they have no intention of allowing Liverpool to complete the signing of midfielder Naby Keita before the summer. Last August, the Reds agreed to pay £51m for the 22-year-old Guinea international, who will join in July. Reports […]

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Transfer window: Who’s on the move around Europe in January?

The January transfer window is now open and some of the top players in Europe are being linked with moves. Barcelona have already completed the signing of £142m Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho. But who else could be on the move from Europe’s top leagues? As part of the BBC’s Euro Leagues Football Show podcast European […]

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Spurs vs. Trail Blazers – Game Recap – January 7, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — CJ McCollum’s floater bounced several times around the rim, and the crowd seemed to hold a collective breath. It finally fell in with 5.9 seconds left, giving the Portland Trail Blazers a 111-110 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night with both teams short-handed. “It didn’t want to go in. […]