NBA: Westbrook wins game against Dallas and snatches 37th triple-double


On the most crucial defensive possession of the game, Victor Oladipo played cornerback, and Russell Westbrook provided safety help over the top. Oladipo was glued to Dallas’ JJ Barea, and as the veteran Mavericks guard raced to midcourt to receive an inbounds pass, Westbrook was there to apply the pressure. The connection couldn’t be made, the ball tipped out to ...

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KORANTENG: Why is ‘anti-black’ Sagnol interested in Black Stars?


Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng examines the application of former France international Willy Sagnol to coach the Black Stars and asks why Sagnol wants to handle a team of black players since he once described them as ‘lacking intelligence.’ The frontrunners being considered for the vacant Black Stars coaching job by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have emerged, and a six-man ...

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WAFA midfielder Majeed Ashimeru surprised by 4-1 thrashing of Wa All Stars

Majeed Ashimeru of WAFA

WAFA midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has described their 4-1 league thumping of defending champions Wa All Stars as ‘surprising’. The game was an outstanding league fixture due to Wa All Stars involvement in the CAF Champions League earlier in the season. Majeed Ashimeru’s wonder goal rounded off the scoring for the academy boys in what was their first away league win ...

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Lawrence Okolie wins after 20 seconds on professional debut


Rio 2016 Olympian Lawrence Okolie took just 20 seconds to score a knockout win on his professional debut. The 24-year-old British cruiserweight caught compatriot Geoffrey Cave with two solid right hands. The bout followed Anthony Crolla’s points defeat by Jorge Linares at Manchester Arena. “Sorry to everyone that missed me fighting,” Okolie tweeted. “The good news is a Won by ...

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NBA: Kings comeback stuns Clippers


Willie Cauley-Stein knew who to credit for his first game-winning basket. ”Basketball gods,” he said. Cauley-Stein made a follow shot with two seconds left to cap the Sacramento Kings’ rally from an 18-point, fourth-quarter deficit for a 98-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. He had been called for an offensive foul against Chris Paul on the ...

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Anthony Crolla suffers defeat to Jorge Linares in rematch

Linares beat Crolla to take the WBA lightweight belt in September (Image credit: Reuters)

Anthony Crolla was outclassed in his bid to regain the WBA lightweight title as talented Venezuelan Jorge Linares produced a superb display at Manchester Arena. Crolla – unanimously outpointed when the pair met in September – was rarely able to get close enough to his opponent to cause damage and was dropped by a stinging Linares uppercut in the seventh ...

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Tottenham get planning permission for home games at Wembley

The new stadium is set to cost somewhere in the region of £400m (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham moved a step closer to playing home games at Wembley next season after Brent Council approved their planning application. The club’s bid to host 27 matches at the stadium’s full 90,000 capacity was approved by a majority of five to one. Local residents were given a chance to air their views at the meeting, which lasted three hours and ...

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