Basketball

LA Clippers have found their identity, but how long will it last?

LOS ANGELES — As Blake Griffin summoned the crowd at Staples Center to hitch its emotional pulse to his on Monday night — “C’mon! C’mon, man! F— them!” Griffin yelled, raising his arm like a conductor leading an orchestra to a climax — he cast his team’s identity into focus. The LA Clippers were wrapping […]

Football

Duncan Watmore: Sunderland striker needs surgery and faces long absence

Duncan Watmore was forced off 42 minutes into Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Millwall, caretaker boss Robbie Stockdale’s final game in charge Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore has suffered a suspected cruciate knee ligament injury and is set to undergo surgery once scans have been taken. The 23-year-old was substituted shortly before half-time in Saturday’s 2-2 home […]