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  • NewJames struggles as Knicks spoil homecoming
    LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.
    - 8 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:26pm -
  • NewConcussed Cards DB: Couldn't recall game
    While driving after Sunday's game, Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson pulled over for about 30 minutes.
    - 11 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:23pm -
  • NewIrving: Miscommunication with Blatt part of loss
    LeBron James called some of his miscues "careless," shouldering his responsibility for Thursday's loss, but there were others in the Cavs' locker room who also spoke up about their part in the defeat.
    - 16 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:18pm -
  • OKC's Westbrook suffers small fracture in hand
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture of the second metacarpal in his right hand Thursday night, coach Scott Brooks said.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:58am -
  • Payton: Sunday night-Thursday night 'foolish'
    Saints coach Sean Payton called the team's extra-short turnaround from a Sunday night game to a Thursday night road game crazy, silly and foolish.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:46am -
  • Saints top Panthers to take NFC South lead
    Drew Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:13am -
  • No. 2 FSU rallies to avoid upset at Louisville
    Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:28am -
  • Sources: Spurs won't sign Leonard by deadline
    There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:09am -
  • Red Sox sign closer Uehara to two-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara to a two-year contract through the 2016 season, the team announced Thursday.
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:35am -
  • NCAA upholds Gurley's 4-game suspension
    The NCAA announced Thursday night that its Division I Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee has upheld Georgia running back Todd Gurley's four-game suspension, meaning he'll miss the No. 11 Bulldogs' next two games after sitting out the previous tw…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:24am -

REUTER SPORTS

  • NewGerrard shocked by Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission

    Gerrard shocked by Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission

    LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has criticised what he called FIFA's political decision not to include former team mate Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or award as the world's best footballer.
    - 47 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:47am -
  • NewKeshi undecided on Nigeria return

    Keshi undecided on Nigeria return

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Stephen Keshi says he will take his time to make the "difficult" decision of whether to return as coach of the Nigeria national side.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:39am -
  • Nigeria set to avoid FIFA suspension after court case is dropped

    Nigeria set to avoid FIFA suspension after court case is dropped

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Nigeria look like avoiding a FIFA suspension after a court case involving a battle for the leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) was withdrawn from the High Court on Thursday.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • Eto'o can help Lukaku bloom, says Everton hero Latchford

    Eto'o can help Lukaku bloom, says Everton hero Latchford

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Latchford, one of the most popular players ever to don the blue shirt of Everton, says the arrival of Samuel Eto'o at the club will help turn Romelu Lukaku into a worthy centre forward successor.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:25am -
  • Neymar to be called up for Brazil's 2016 Olympic team

    Neymar to be called up for Brazil's 2016 Olympic team

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Neymar will be selected as one of Brazil's three over-age players for the 2016 Olympics, the team's manager Alexandre Gallo said on Thursday.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:22am -
  • Wawrinka slump continues with Paris exit

    Wawrinka slump continues with Paris exit

    PARIS (Reuters) - Third seed Stan Wawrinka was knocked out in the third round of the Paris Masters when he lost 6-7(2) 7-5 7-6(3) against South African Kevin Anderson on Thursday, suffering his fourth defeat in five matches.
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:35pm -
  • Peruvian club sanctioned for racist abuse by fans

    Peruvian club sanctioned for racist abuse by fans

    LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian club Sporting Cristal have been ordered to close one stand at their next home match after their fans hurled racist abuse at a black opponent during a match last Saturday, local media said on Thursday.
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:22pm -
  • Rio faces fight to get back into QPR side, says Redknapp

    Rio faces fight to get back into QPR side, says Redknapp

    LONDON (Reuters) - Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand, banned for three games after being found guilty of misconduct by the English FA for an "abusive" Twitter comment, faces a battle to get back into the first team, according to manager Harr…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 2:33pm -
  • Former Real Madrid forward Raul joins New York Cosmos

    Former Real Madrid forward Raul joins New York Cosmos

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Real Madrid and Spain forward Raul has joined New York Cosmos for the 2015 season on a "multi-year" contract pending a medical, the North American Soccer League (NASL) club said on Thursday.
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • Belgian club allows Meyiwa's team mate to attend funeral

    Belgian club allows Meyiwa's team mate to attend funeral

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Belgian club Oostende has allowed South Africa international midfielder Andile Jali to fly home to attend the weekend funeral of national soccer team captain Senzo Meyiwa, who was shot dead by burglars on Sunday.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 12:24pm -

ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

    Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive.
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:38am -
  • Looking for playoff contenders outside the obvious

    Looking for playoff contenders outside the obvious

    The first games after the release of the College Football Playoff rankings have a chance to reveal some new contenders.
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:28am -
  • Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls

    Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls

    There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers.
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:19am -
  • Florida State not shocked by another rally

    Florida State not shocked by another rally

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As bad as Jameis Winston and second-ranked Florida State looked in the first half against Louisville, the second half offered plenty of time to recover.
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:04am -
  • Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

    Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:17am -

GOAL.COM

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  • NewSenzo's final statistics
    As the nation prepares to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa, we have the sad task of completing the career fact file and final statistics of a top goalkeeper.
    - 35 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:59am -
  • NewPirates to host private memorial
    KickOff.com has learnt that Orlando Pirates will host a private memorial service for their late goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa on Friday afternoon.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:55am -
  • Van Basten turns 50!
    Netherlands, Ajax and Milan icon Marco van Basten today celebrates his 50th birthday, as KickOff.com looks back at the talented forward’s illustrious career.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:33am -

SOCCER WAY

FOUR FOUR TWO

EURO SPORTS

  • Tolstykh voted Russian FA chief
    Nikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:10pm -
  • Former league boss Tolstykh voted Russian FA chief
    Nikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:10pm -
  • Pienaar ruled out
    Injury has forced Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar to withdrawn from South Africa's squad due to play international friendlies this week.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:07pm -
  • Partizan win marred by crowd trouble
    Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade came from behind to beat city rivals OFK 3-1 on Sunday, but their success was marred by serious crowd trouble among groups of their own fans.
    - 2 Sep 12, 9:25pm -
  • Slew set for spell on sidelines
    On-loan Oldham striker Jordan Slew suffered another injury setback during the 1-0 win over Portsmouth. Slew was hurt against Walsall and missed the Stevenage game, returning to parent club Blackburn for treatment.
    - 2 Sep 12, 2:49pm -
  • New Spurs deal for Lennon
    Tottenham have confirmed winger Aaron Lennon has signed a new contract which commits him to the club until 2016.
    - 1 Sep 12, 11:41am -
  • Templeton joins Rangers
    Winger David Templeton has signed for Rangers after Hearts accepted a bid from the Ibrox club.
    - 1 Sep 12, 9:55am -
  • Kane makes Norwich switch
    Norwich have announced the signing of Tottenham striker Harry Kane on a season-long loan.
    - 1 Sep 12, 9:48am -
  • Hornets grab loan quintet
    Watford manager Gianfranco Zola has moved to sign five players on loan from Udinese on deadline day with an option to sign them on a permanent basis.
    - 31 Aug 12, 11:10pm -