Mirotic makes a ‘great’ Bucks debut, re-adjusts quickly to East race

MILWAUKEE -- As a game, this one never did launch, with the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks slogging through 48 minutes of attrition. It was an ugly contest played by two rusty teams, the absence of rhythm...

Sheffield Shield returns: the race for Ashes spots

The final four rounds of the Sheffield Shield begin on Saturday and there is a lot to play for besides the title itself. Victoria lead the table but all six sides still have a chance of making the...

Welcome to FIFA.com News – Wales and Juve’s gentle giant

Although versatility has long been a treasured footballing commodity, few players have proved peerless in more than one position. The Welsh city of Swansea did, though, produce one notable exception. To illustrate the point, the great Nat Lofthouse was...

Clippers owner Ballmer unwavering on stadium project: ‘We need our own house’

Ballmer’s vision for the new building is for it to be crafted with basketball experience as the primary focus. There have been scant public details about the project, which would be built on 23 acres of mostly vacant...

De Kock rises above South Africa’s besieged batsmen

Across the world, batsmen are not having a happy time in Test cricket right now. If you're not being blasted out in Australia, you're being nicked off in West Indies, turned inside-out in England, ground into the dust...

Who We Are – News – FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban visits CBF...

FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban visits CBF headquarters in Rio de Janeiro He attended a technical committee meeting for Brazilian clubs Boban concluded the visit by meeting Tite and seeing the national team's museum FIFA Deputy Secretary General and former...

Davis to remain in Pelicans’ lineup — for now

METAIRIE, La. (AP)  -- Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says the club plans to have disaffected All-Star Anthony Davis in the starting lineup on Friday night in Indiana.However, Gentry would not discuss plans for Davis beyond the Pelicans' next...

Giles signals preference for new England head coach to be one role

England look "99.9%" certain to appoint one head coach to succeed Trevor Bayliss. While the director of England men's cricket, Ashley Giles, had previously hinted he was open-minded about splitting the role into two, covering limited-overs and Tests,...

Women’s Football – News – Diacre and Chan, a pair of pioneers

Corinne Diacre and Yuen Ting Chan paired as part of FIFA Coach Mentorship Programme Initiative aimed at developing women’s football Partnerships place young female coaches with their more experienced counterparts While it is routine to find men coaching women’s teams, the...