Rockets’ James Harden says double-teams mean ‘I’m pretty good’

HOUSTON -- Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone considers his preferred defensive strategy of double-teaming Houston Rockets star James Harden, sometimes as far as 40 feet away from the basket, to be a form of flattery."I know it's probably frustrating for him," Malone said before Tuesday night's game at the Toyota Center. "But he should take it as a sign of huge respect because people are game planning to get the

Man City were the Premier League’s best club of the decade – Guardiola

The Spanish manager is adamant his current club have been the most dominant force in England's top flight over the past 10 years Manchester City were the Premier League's best club of the last decade, according to manager Pep Guardiola. Over the last 10 years, City have claimed the domestic title on four occasions - two more times than nearest rivals Chelsea and Manchester United.  The club played 381 league games in

‘Humble’ Messi stuns onlookers by training at public gym

The Barcelona star spent his last day of 2019 working out alongside everyday people in Argentina Lionel Messi has stunned Rosario locals after training in a public gym as he looks to keep fit over the festive season.  Currently on a break with Barcelona's next game not until January 4 against Espanyol, Messi was spotted working out back home in Argentina on New Year's Eve. But rather than using his own

ISL 2019-20: Former A-League stars taking the league by storm

Roy Krishna, David Williams and Bobo have all made an impact in the ISL after moving here from Down Under... In six years of its existence, the Indian Super League (ISL) has seen a horde of strikers make their mark in the competition, namely Stiven Mendoza, Iain Hume, Ferran Corominas and Miku. But this season, it has been stars who plied their trade in Australia's A-League that have made a

Kyle Connor’s 1st regular-season hat trick helps Jets soar past Avs into new decade

Kyle Connor had three goals for his first regular-season hat trick to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 Tuesday night. Blake Wheeler scored twice and Mark Sheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers had empty-net goals for Winnipeg. Scheifele had three assists and Ehlers had two. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 39 shots. Connor's second goal broke a 3-3 tie and came just seven seconds into Winnipeg's only power play of the game.
Top Headlines

Florida A&M fourth 25-point underdog to win this season

Florida A&M became the latest massive underdog to defy the odds this NCAA men's basketball season, stunning 25.5-point favorite Iowa State 70-68 on Tuesday night in Ames, Iowa, for their first win over a Power 5 opponent in school history.Rod Melton Jr. scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, and DJ Jones added 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Rattlers (2-9), who are the fourth underdog
Top Headlines

Ray Cooper III makes million-dollar comeback at PFL Championship

NEW YORK — For a minute there, Ray Cooper III looked like he was in for another disappointing result at the PFL Championship. The Hawaiian welterweight lost in the championship round to Magomed Magomedkeriov last New Year’s Eve, but worked his way back through the 2019 season to earn another crack at $1 million, giving him the distinction of becoming the first PFL runner-up to get a second crack at

Hurricanes foil Charlie Lindgren’s season debut to lower ball on Montreal’s 2019

Erik Haula had a goal and an assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Sebastian Aho also scored and Teuvo Teravainen had two assists for the Hurricanes (24-14-2), who won their second straight game after a three-game losing streak. Ryan Dzingel scored into an empty net. Max Domi scored for the seventh straight game for the Canadiens (18-16-6), who dropped their