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Sources: Michael Beasley, Lakers agree to 1-year, $3.5M deal

Free-agent forward Michael Beasley has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told ESPN.<p>The sides have reached terms on a …

Basketball

NBA Rumors: Latest on Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Kyle Korver Trade, More

Some notable NBA names found new homes in recent days, with Michael Beasley being one of them. Per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the second overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>Elsewhere, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart inked a new deal to stay with the C's, while …

NBA

Pogba's France role won't work for Man United

Back in 1998, the last time France won the World Cup, Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf returned to England and appeared on "They Think It's All Over," …

Soccer

Alisson a boost but title talk premature at Liverpool

Liverpool's move for Alisson Becker triggered a massive reaction among supporters. This was the clearest indication to them that Liverpool meant …

Soccer

Who will emerge as Madrid's alpha with CR7 gone?

There is a fresh sense of hope in the air at preseason training sessions around the world. Nowhere could this be truer than at Real Madrid even if it …

Soccer

Transfer Talk LIVE: Real Madrid ready £112 million bid for Eden Hazard, also targeting Mauro Icardi

<i>The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer.</i><p>When …

Soccer

Kylian Mbappe ahead of where Thierry Henry was at same age - Didier Deschamps

Kylian Mbappe "has already grown up" and is ahead of where France greats Thierry Henry and David Trezeguet were at a similar age, France coach Didier …

Soccer

Madrid poised to return to free-spending Galactico days

The stage was set, and it will remain set for the rest of the summer. Quite literally. And although this time there has been a change -- so far, …

Soccer

Blogtable: Will DeMar DeRozan make West All-Star team next season? | NBA.com

<i>Do you see DeMar DeRozan making the Western Conference All-Star team next season?</i><p><b>Steve Aschburner:</b> Are we really concerned about this now? Or even, …

Basketball

Carmelo Anthony moves step to closer to Houston after reported three-team trade | NBA.com

Half a Banana Boat Crew is better than nothing.<p>Thursday’s reported trade of Carmelo Anthony from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks as …

NBA

Blogtable: Where do the San Antonio Spurs rank in the West after Kawhi Leonard trade? | NBA.com

<i>Where do you see the Spurs right now -- as currently constructed -- in the Western Conference hierarchy?</i><p><b>Steve Aschburner: I think they’re about where</b> …

NBA

Which club will Yerry Mina be playing for next season?

<b>Yerry Mina has enjoyed a Stellar World Cup for Colombia this summer, scoring three goals in their run to the round-of-16.</b><p>Those three goals took him …

Soccer

The winners and losers from Alisson’s world-record move to Liverpool

<b>Alisson is very close to signing with Liverpool.</b><p>This would be a monumental signing, not only because Liverpool are once again bringing in one of …

Soccer

Maurizio Sarri aims to lighten the mood at Chelsea after Conte era | Jacob Steinberg

When Claudio Ranieri first arrived in the Premier League, he caused a minor stir because of his inability to speak to the media in English. “Ranieri finds trouble in translation” was the headline in the Guardian after Chelsea lost to Everton in November 2000, which goes to show how tough it was for …

Soccer

Croatia′s dark football secret

Usually, a range of auspicious factors need to come together for a national football team to have a realistic chance of winning the FIFA World Cup. …

From Brazil To Cristiano Ronaldo, Meet World Cup 2018's Social Media Stars

The World Cup 2018 trophy may have gone to France, but Brazil were the champions of social media.<p>The South Americans started the tournament as favorites but suffered a disappointing quarter-final defeat to Belgium. Off the pitch though, Brazil were the kings of Instagram, the most popular social …

Social Media

Neymar insists he will stay at PSG to win titles

SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar has rejected rumors he could leave Paris Saint-Germain, saying he wants to win titles at the French club.<p>The striker said on Thursday at an auction organized by his institute that media speculation of any move was made up.<p>"I am staying at PSG. I have a contract and I want to …

Soccer

Putin says Russia's World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country's 12 World Cup venues should be mainly used for soccer, and not transformed into concert halls or exhibition centers.<p>Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security …

Russia

The Five Worst Moves Of The 2018 NBA Offseason

Now that Kawhi Leonard and Carmelo Anthony have been traded, it’s safe to say all the major moves of the 2018 NBA offseason are behind us. It’s been …

NBA

The Lakers and Warriors Won the Offseason, but What About Everyone Else?

Chris Ryan, Kevin O’Connor, and Danny Chau go through all 30 NBA teams to decide whether or not their respective offseasons were a win or a loss, …

Basketball

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Heat Expect Melo to Join Rockets; Beasley Agrees to Deal With Lakers

After a frantic first few days to open NBA free agency, chatter has started to calm down a bit around the league.<p>Kawhi Leonard's next destination is …

NBA

Trade grades: The winners in the Nets-Suns-Sixers deals

The deals<p><b>Nets get:</b> Forward Jared Dudley, 2021 protected second-round pick<p><b>Suns get:</b> Forward Darrell Arthur, center Richaun Holmes<p><b>76ers get:</b> Cash …

NBA

The Sneaker World’s Biggest Winners and Losers From the NBA Offseason

How do Nike, Puma, and Kawhi Leonard look heading into next season?<p>In 1996, the New Jersey Nets were planning on drafting a high school phenom out of Philadelphia named Kobe Bean Bryant. And then Bryant told the team he’d refuse to play for them. Bryant was motivated by many factors—playing for the …

NBA

Los Angeles Lakers: How does the Kawhi Leonard trade affect Lakers?

After Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors, the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in familiar territory waiting to court a free agent.<p>The …

Basketball

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony, Kawhi Leonard, More

The Oklahoma City Thunder wanted to trade high-scoring Carmelo Anthony, and they found a willing trade partner in the Atlanta Hawks Thursday.<p>The Hawks are expected to waive Anthony, according to ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. When that happens, the Houston Rockets appear to be the No. 1 …

NBA

Weekly Reader: The 10 least-deserving NHL award winners of the last 20 years

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once wrote of hindsight that "it is easy to be wise after the event," which is why I'll never be too hard on Robert Downey Jr. …

Ice Hockey

Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologizes for 'miscommunication' with DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized for "miscommunication" with DeMar DeRozan leading up to the four-time All-Star's trade to the San …

Toronto

The Best Travel Workout Equipment, According to a Personal Trainer

Each item packs easily and will help you stay in shape on the road — no matter your fitness level or frequent flier miles.<p>When you’re traveling for …

Exercise

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project

An open-source collaboration for ‘the future of portability’<p>Today, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter joined to announce a new standards initiative called the Data Transfer Project, designed as a new way to move data between platforms. In a blog post, Google described the project as letting …

Online Privacy

Editor’s Choice: LG G7 ThinQ

I know, I know, but hear me out<p>My favorite phone released this year doesn’t have the fastest performance, doesn’t have the best camera, and has worse than average battery life. It also has a superfluous button for a virtual assistant that I can’t reprogram to something more useful and has the worst …

Mobile Technology