• Jimmy Butler reportedly has requested a trade out of Minnesota
Jimmy Butler reportedly has requested a trade out of Minnesota

Thibodeau, who coached Butler in Chicago from 2011 until 2015, was tasked with working with former top overall picks Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns to end a postseason drought that reached a league-long 13 seasons. That feeling informed the trade with the Bulls for Butler, in June 2017, an attempt to make the Wolves matter immediately even as they ...

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  • How Arsenal could line up against Vorskla Poltava
How Arsenal could line up against Vorskla Poltava

Petr Cech admits he is playing for his Arsenal future amid competition from summer signing Bernd Leno. " Arsenal are not a Europa League team, they are a Champions League team". In their first, they won just two points from six group stages matches and scored only four goals. "He is going to start and he can go a long way here in Arsenal...

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  • Eden Hazard misses Chelsea’s PAOK trip after complaining of tiredness
Eden Hazard misses Chelsea’s PAOK trip after complaining of tiredness

Andriy Yarmolenko inspired West Ham United to their first win of the Premier League season away at Everton on Sunday. Pellegrini believes Chelsea , who are top of the table after winning all five of their games this season, will present a different challenge.

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  • Milner in awe of Liverpool teammate Firmino
Milner in awe of Liverpool teammate Firmino

Liverpool are flying high, having made a flawless start to the Premier League season as they dream of silverware in 2018-19. The Brazilian started the game on the bench after he suffered a nasty eye injury during the 2-1 Premier League win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley last weekend.

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  • So Sadio Mane Is Better Than Neymar - Rangers Midfielder Makes Comparison
So Sadio Mane Is Better Than Neymar - Rangers Midfielder Makes Comparison

Defender Joe Gomez believes the depth of their squad makes Liverpool stronger than last season when they finished in the top four of the Premier League and reached the Champions League final. The Reds ultimately won a see-saw contest 3-2 thanks to a stoppage time victor from Roberto Firmino , who replaced Sturridge after 72 minutes. "They ch...

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  • Jimmy Butler Reportedly Requests Trade From Minnesota Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler Reportedly Requests Trade From Minnesota Timberwolves

They helped carry the Timberwolves to the team's first postseason in 14 years, helped bring a winning culture - until it began to crater among contractual issues and personalities. If Butler and his representatives had gone to Thibodeau with this decision earlier in the offseason, he already may have been traded elsewhere, either in a second draft ...

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  • Patriots happy to welcome in Josh Gordon
Patriots happy to welcome in Josh Gordon

Despite those basic, undeniable realities, coach Bill Belichick took the position with reporters on Wednesday that he won't be discussing the player because the trade isn't done. During an interview with Jim Gray on Westwood One Radio this week, the Patriots quarterback said he wants to practice with Gordon before he puts any expectations on his ne...

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  • Juve's Ronaldo cries after red card at Valencia encounter
Juve's Ronaldo cries after red card at Valencia encounter

The decision means he will miss the match against Manchester United on October 23, of which he was to line up against the Jose Mourinho side. Despite scoring a brace in the recent victory over Sassuolo , there have been suggestions that the Italian champions are able to play their more natural style without Ronaldo , however the former AC Milan...

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  • Arsenal questions anger Mikel Arteta ahead of Manchester City Champions League clash
Arsenal questions anger Mikel Arteta ahead of Manchester City Champions League clash

We will try to reduce the impact and give the players what they need and hopefully it will work well. Assistant manager Arteta was taking charge of City in place of Guardiola , who was watching from the stands due to a touchline ban carried over from last year's Champions League .

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  • Ryan Coogler and LeBron James Team-Up for Space Jam Sequel
Ryan Coogler and LeBron James Team-Up for Space Jam Sequel

A Space Jam sequel is officially in the works with LeBron James subbing in for Michael Jordan . A source told ESPN that James was personally involved in recruiting Coogler. "And I think Ryan did that for a lot of people". According to The Hollywood Reporter , Coogler will oversee production on the film with a planned start date following ...

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  • Chelsea target Dybala offered to Manchester United in January deal
Chelsea target Dybala offered to Manchester United in January deal

Martial hasn't been impressive for us this season, however, a swap deal to get Perisic wouldn't be good for the club. David De Gea insists he blanked out the criticism that came his way after the World Cup. If he doesn't tell me he wants to leave it's because he wants to stay - that's my conclusion". "It's obviously hard [watching the World ...

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  • Firmino stuns PSG as Messi's routine brilliance marks start of Champions League
Firmino stuns PSG as Messi's routine brilliance marks start of Champions League

Firmino had recovered enough to come of the bench and grab the added-time victor but Klopp was pleased with both forwards, especially as the Brazilian looked set to miss out completely. Liverpool are flying high, having made a flawless start to the Premier League season as they dream of silverware in 2018-19. We were in trouble in the first hal...

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  • Butler asks for deal from Timberwolves
Butler asks for deal from Timberwolves

But after dealing several promising young pieces for Butler last offseason, there's pressure on Thibodeau and Co.to recoup value in a potential trade of Butler, should they indeed choose to make one. All three teams have the cap space to sign Butler, who is entering the final year of his contract with a player option for 2019. Charania adds that ...

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  • DeSean Jackson Doesn't Want Ryan Fitzpatrick Benched When Jameis Winston Comes Back
DeSean Jackson Doesn't Want Ryan Fitzpatrick Benched When Jameis Winston Comes Back

The woman says she took them to a drive-thru restaurant. and while waiting for the food to arrive, Jameis leaned over and "placed his fingers between her legs and pressed them firmly against her vagina over her yoga trousers". Tampa Bay defeated the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles 27-21 Sunday. A call to the Buccaneers offices...

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  • Can Juventus lift the UEFA Champions League?
Can Juventus lift the UEFA Champions League?

Ronaldo, who is reportedly earning £200,000-a-week, came under question after failing to score in his first three league games with the Turin club. He told the Daily Mail: "I just said, "Keep your head up" ". Finalists Real and Liverpool kick off their Champions League campaign this week with the Reds hosting Paris Saint-Germain on Tue...

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  • Ramos Slams Griezmann Over Ronaldo And Messi Claim
Ramos Slams Griezmann Over Ronaldo And Messi Claim

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos , has hit back at Antoine Griezmann after the Atletico Madrid striker claimed he was on the same level with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . " Good question . Ignorance can be brash", Ramos said. "Anyway, he is a great player and I wish him the best". It's a big gap but it's being filled by players...

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  • Mohamed Salah's reaction to Roberto Firmino's victor didn't go unnoticed
Mohamed Salah's reaction to Roberto Firmino's victor didn't go unnoticed

It's way too early to start calling Salah a "one season wonder" and the fact is expectations of him are now higher following his exploits from previous year. "The three in midfield also (were great) but they can only do that when the front three play like they do and in that number nine position he (Sturridge) did".

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  • Champions League: Mourinho wants no excuses on plastic pitch against Young Boys
Champions League: Mourinho wants no excuses on plastic pitch against Young Boys

I think there's a balance in the middle and think that Mourinho in developing a player you have to take responsibility of how they develop. Mourinho, however, insists he will not use Young Boys' pitch as an excuse. Paul Pogba seemed to suggest the plastic pitch was like a return to kind of areas he played on growing up as United prepared for th...

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  • The 10 Highest-Paid Players In The UEFA Champions League
The 10 Highest-Paid Players In The UEFA Champions League

The American, who hadn't played since August 26 due to muscular problems, came on with around 20 minutes remaining and scored in the 85th when Matej Mitrovic's attempted clearance rebounded off his shin and looped in over Brugge goalkeeper Karlo Letica.

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  • Bryan's return from Davis Cup retirement helps keep US alive
Bryan's return from Davis Cup retirement helps keep US alive

Seeking its second title, Croatia will visit defending champion France in the November 23-25 final. Substitute Sam Querrey - who replaced Steve Johnson - had earlier given the USA hope when he brought the overall score back to 2-2 with a surprise victory over Marin Cilic .

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