• Hurricanes close to selling for $500M
Hurricanes close to selling for $500M

The offer could have come from former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg . The team has been owned by Karmanos since 1994, when he purchased the Hartford Whalers . If the team is sold, it will remain in Raleigh. He points out the price tag will be close to the fee Bill Foley paid for a Vegas expansion team and close to double Forbes' $230 mill...

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  • Knicks hire Kings executive Scott Perry as new GM
Knicks hire Kings executive Scott Perry as new GM

Perry was hired just three months ago as Sacramento's Vice President of Basketball Operations, but was given permission by the Kings to interview for his "dream job" in NY, which happened on Thursday. 5 overall pick and signing free agents Vince Carter , Zach Randolph and George Hill. A league source has confirmed to NBC Sports California that...

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  • New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall walks out on radio interview
New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall walks out on radio interview

There are a lot of players out there that believe that-white players, specifically at the quarterback position-are treated differently". The radio hosts asked BM about that comment today when bringing up Tom Brady's Deflategate suspension - but Marshall wasn't having it.

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  • Steel stocks jump on Trump's tariff threat
Steel stocks jump on Trump's tariff threat

The move is favored by the domestic steel industry, which argues it has been a victim of unfair trade practices by foreign competitors. It's still unclear how many countries would be subject to Trump's steel tariffs. Any day, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to announce the results of an investigation to determine whether steel shippe...

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  • Alabama's Nick Saban hopes team learns from failure
Alabama's Nick Saban hopes team learns from failure

Coach Saban did a good job of hiding some of the things he still needs work on like press coverage. Georgia has the next best record at 20-12. "So, to answer your question, absolutely". "You hear a lot of things - Alabama's not Alabama". As Saban said, the idea of a quarterback controversy would be news if he spoke about it. Senior Shaun Dion Ham...

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  • Blue Bell's newest flavor will satisfy your sweet and salty cravings
Blue Bell's newest flavor will satisfy your sweet and salty cravings

Break out your spoons and get ready to hit the pints, cones or gallons as Sunday is National Ice Cream Day . But, for one person, the deal could get sweeter - a lifetime sweeter. Dippin' Dots: Select locations will offer free mini cups over a two-hour window, which will vary by location. Anyone looking to beat the summer heat with a sweet tre...

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  • Yes, Xbox One X Will Be Hands-On at Gamescom Next Month
Yes, Xbox One X Will Be Hands-On at Gamescom Next Month

Starting this month, you'll be able to upload an image from your console, Windows 10 PC, or mobile phone for your Gamerpic, or to customize your club's profile pic or background. To link a controller, be sure that you're using the specific controller and sign into the user profile. It looks like it ties a controller to a player for sign-in pu...

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  • DONE DEAL! Watford sign midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah on five-year contract
DONE DEAL! Watford sign midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah on five-year contract

Chalobah has played 97 times for England at different youth levels and played in the Under-21s' run to the semi-final of the European Championships in Poland last month. Chalobah returns to Vicarage Road having made 42 appearances while on loan in the 2012-13 season, where he scored five goals. His move is another blow for the reputation of Chel...

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  • Brewers pull off a minor deal with the Yankees
Brewers pull off a minor deal with the Yankees

Webb had worked his way up the Yankee farm system since being drafted by the Bombers in the 10th round in 2013. Webb, 26, was taken by the Pirates in the Rule 5 Draft, but he didn't stick so he was returned to the Yankees. The 26-year-old Cooper was batting.365 with 17 homers and 82 RBIs in 75 games with the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate in Colorad...

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  • Britain starts overhauling legal set-up for Brexit
Britain starts overhauling legal set-up for Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis has dismissed talk of a Cabinet clash over how to handle withdrawal from the EU. But the first battle lines over the key piece of legislation have already been drawn. The UK voted for Brexit so should not the opposition back the Bill? Corbyn, who slashed Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's majority in an ...

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  • Crosstown shocker: Cubs acquire José Quintana from Sox in blockbuster
Crosstown shocker: Cubs acquire José Quintana from Sox in blockbuster

In Jimenez, the White Sox are getting Baseball America's top outfield prospect and the number one outfielder. He struggled to open his 2017 season, and is now 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA . Meanwhile, Dylan Cease gives the White Sox yet another pitcher that can crack 100 miles per hour with his fastball, and the notion of putting him in the rotation o...

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  • Nutt Sues Ole Miss For Alleged False Statements
Nutt Sues Ole Miss For Alleged False Statements

The suit also accuses Nutt of "exploiting [journalists'] trust and deliberately misleading them into tweeting and writing news stories that further Coach Freeze's agenda". He alleged that Freeze held off-the-record conversations with reporters to help fuel the narrative that Nutt was to blame for the findings in the NCAA's investigation.

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  • Michelle Obama posthumously presents Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Michelle Obama posthumously presents Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Eunice Kennedy Shriver

To properly pay tribute to her memory, former First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to present the prestigious honor, and to share a few words about the impact Shriver had on the world. More than 4.7 million athletes in 169 countries compete in its competitions. "I say to you that within these wall...

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  • Corrupt former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Chuck Blazer dies aged 72, lawyer confirms
Corrupt former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Chuck Blazer dies aged 72, lawyer confirms

US soccer federation president Sunil Gulati also confirmed Blazer's death to ESPN FC . Former FIFA executive committee member and Federal Bureau of Investigation informant Chuck Blazer died Wednesday at the age of 72 , his lawyers told the New York Times .

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  • India, China can handle border differences, senior Indian official says
India, China can handle border differences, senior Indian official says

The spokesperson hoped that "the relevant sides can do more things that are conducive to the peace and stability of the region and avoid the escalation of tensions". "As low-priced manufacturing is gradually moving away from China, it is now critical for India and even the world whether it can replace China as the next "world's factory", said the ...

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  • Even People Playing in MLB All-Star Game Would Rather Be Watching Football
Even People Playing in MLB All-Star Game Would Rather Be Watching Football

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott became part of Tuesday night's Fox's telecast of the MLB All-Star Game . "I have no clue". Love him or hate him, you've got an opinion on Harper . In the NY market, the souped-up batting practice session drew more viewers than any in the history of the event. The stuff of lights so bright and stages so big th...

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  • Dani Alves rejects Man City for PSG's riches
Dani Alves rejects Man City for PSG's riches

The 34-year-old says he was encouraged to move to the French capital both by the beauty of the city and the ambition shown by the club. Alves was unveiled as the club's second signing of the close season on Wednesday after joining PSG in a two-year deal on a free transfer following his exit from Juventus last month.

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  • Manny Pacquiao reveals why he will continue fighting after Jeff Horn defeat
Manny Pacquiao reveals why he will continue fighting after Jeff Horn defeat

Freddie Roach revealed he hasn't been paid yet for the "Battle of Brisbane". Of course, Mayweather is arguably the greatest defensive boxer of all time. David Sisson, a member of Pacquiao's inner circle, lamented the release of the said statements. While Horn feels that the WBO re-scoring of the fight confirms what he already knew - that he w...

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  • Ozil Unsure Of Sanchez's Future, But Hints At His Own Stay
Ozil Unsure Of Sanchez's Future, But Hints At His Own Stay

Whn talking to the media at the launch of their new third-kit, the German worldwide was a lot more open about Sanchez's future. Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker believes Alexis Sanchez will "definitely" remain at the club for the coming season.

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  • Calciomercato, Biglia: ciao Lazio, c'è il Milan
Calciomercato, Biglia: ciao Lazio, c'è il Milan

Inzaghi e la Lazio lo attendono, ma anche il Milan e Montella non vedono l'ora di accoglierlo in maglia rossonera. Il Milan offre 16, al massimo 18 milioni. Lucas Biglia ha raggiunto la clinica Paideia per le visite mediche di rito, accompagnato dal suo agente Enzo Montepaone . L'alternativa al sudamericano al momento è rappresentata da ...

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  • Muguruza moves past Kuznetsova at Wimbledon
Muguruza moves past Kuznetsova at Wimbledon

Then the Slovakian shocked the tennis world knocking out third-seeded Karolina Pliskova in a three-set thriller (3-6, 7-5, 6-2). GARBINE MUGURUZA insists she is a "very different player" compared to when she reached the Wimbledon final two years ago.

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  • USA Prepares to Face Martinique in Tampa
USA Prepares to Face Martinique in Tampa

The best friend that the US could have had on Wednesday was an early goal, but by the 20th minute it was evident that it was going to be another hard night for the USA, in front of a large crowd at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium . What: The United States will take on Martinique in Group B play in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup . "We made it really...

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  • Djokovic considers a break from tennis after Wimbledon loss
Djokovic considers a break from tennis after Wimbledon loss

With the last two of his heavyweight rivals crashing out overnight, Federer is tantalisingly close to adding another magical moment to his unparalleled career after surging into a record 12th semi-final at The All England Club. I was really lacking practice really. Fast forward and he is the dominant player, not only at Wimbledon but througho...

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  • Ariana Grande given honorary citizenship of Manchester
Ariana Grande given honorary citizenship of Manchester

The singer who refused to perform another concert until after she returned to the city in which 22 innocent people post their lives, organised a benefit concert entitled " One Love " which seen a whole host stars including Coldplay and Pharell in attendance just a mere few weeks after the devastating attack.

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  • Wimbledon: Marin Cilic beats Gilles Müller to set up Querrey semi-final
Wimbledon: Marin Cilic beats Gilles Müller to set up Querrey semi-final

The Serbian beat Adrian Mannarino in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in two hours, 41 minutes to reach the quarterfinals. In a clash of tennis generations, five-times Wimbledon victor Venus Williams - at 37, the oldest player in more than two decades to reach the last eight - will go toe-to-toe with 20-year-old French Open champion Jelen...

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  • Kevin Durant not amused by ESPYs host Peyton Manning's monologue joke
Kevin Durant not amused by ESPYs host Peyton Manning's monologue joke

You see, Manning made a joke about Durant maybe wanting to join the US Women's Gymnastics team, given all the success they had previous year at the Rio Olympics. The stone cold stare that Durant was spotted giving Manning at the ESPYs quickly went viral on Wednesday night - with countless social media users turning it into all different sorts of ...

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  • How Man Utd Could Line-Up Next Season
How Man Utd Could Line-Up Next Season

Last season when he signed for United, to have witnessed that, it really triggered something in my brain and I knew that if one day I had the chance to sign then I would not say no. We play the kid for 45 and Romero for 45. It has led to speculation that Ibrahimovic could be offered a short-term deal once he proves his fitness in the new year.

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  • National Basketball Association trade deadline will be before All-Star Break, report says
National Basketball Association trade deadline will be before All-Star Break, report says

In overtime, teams previously had three timeouts but that has been decreased to two. Change: All four periods will have two mandatory timeouts, which will take place after the first stoppage under the seven- and three-minute marks. As for timeouts, teams now will have 14 instead of 18 and can use only two - instead of three - in the final three...

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  • Cavs agree to terms with Turkish small forward Cedi Osman
Cavs agree to terms with Turkish small forward Cedi Osman

Deal is 3 years, $8.3 million plus about $700,000 going to Euro buyout. The 22-year-old Osman was technically selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft, though that was part of a draft-night trade with the Cavaliers .

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers ranked 28th on Forbes' list of most valuable franchises
Pittsburgh Steelers ranked 28th on Forbes' list of most valuable franchises

The Pittsburgh Steelers were named the world's 28th most valuable sports franchise , according to annual rankings released Wednesday by Forbes . The New York Knicks ($3.3 billion), New York Giants ($3.10 billion), San Francisco 49ers ($3 billion) and Los Angeles Lakers ($3 billion) complete the top 10.

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