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Sports National Basketball Association approves draft lottery reform to dissuade tanking
Author: 0 National Basketball Association approves draft lottery reform to dissuade tanking

The NBA's draft lottery and player rest reform plan was almost agreed to unanimously, with 28 teams voting "yes" and only two keeping from doing so, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . 1 overall pick. The number of picks determined by the lottery will also increase to four from three, meaning the team with the worst record could fall to the fifth pick compared to the fourth pick in the previous lottery system.

Sports Trump likely to visit Presidents Cup: PGA Tour commissioner
Author: 0 Trump likely to visit Presidents Cup: PGA Tour commissioner

Marc Leishman and Jason Day during Thursday foursome matches of the Presidents Cup . Driving by the Statue of Liberty, you have the national anthem right before I play; usually when I get to go on to that first tee, I'm hyped up, and this guy brings me down.

Sports Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 4 against Lions
Author: 0 Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 4 against Lions

After his latest absence from the field on Thursday, coach Mike Zimmer said again that surgery is not needed for Bradford, only rest. Bradford has said he's dealing with a "non-contact" injury suffered against the Saints on September 11, when he played every snap and posted a 143.0 quarterback rating in the Vikings' win.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte Fumes at Chelsea vs. Manchester City Scheduling in Premier League

Kante also had a stellar game, providing good defense, and dribbling that Atletico couldn't handle for most of the game. "But we know that we are a great team , we have great players and it's just up to us to prove that". Pulling the strings has been De Bruyne's role with three assists to his name already, and the Belgium worldwide comes into the Chelsea clash having scored his first goal of the season against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.

Sports Ben Stokes 'fragile and devastated' after arrest in Bristol
Author: 0 Ben Stokes 'fragile and devastated' after arrest in Bristol

It's also noted Hales is helping police in Bristol with their investigation and that Stokes suffered a hand injury in the skirmish. "Andrew Strauss, Director of England Cricket , will today refer the internal disciplinary procedure for these two players to the Cricket Discipline Commission, chaired by Tim O'Gorman", the European Central Bank added .

Sports Ronald Koeman players are 'afraid' and 'scared' after Europa misery
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman players are 'afraid' and 'scared' after Europa misery

If anything, it appeared Everton would then extend their lead, and Apollon's hopes looked particularly grim when ex-Sunderland man Roberge was dismissed in the 86th minute following a clash with Everton substitute Calvert-Lewin - but two minutes later Yuste headed in to make it 2-2.

Sports Bar uses doormats of players Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Bar uses doormats of players Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick

The bar's owner, Jason Burle , said that he didn't place the jerseys intentionally in that order. "You have the right thanks to people like me to not frequent my establishment just as I have the right to protest the National Football League for disrespecting the very song that stands for those freedoms", the bar owner wrote, according to screenshots obtained by the Riverfront Times .

Sports Chelsea Rebel Costa Gives United New Hope To Sign Griezmann
Author: 0 Chelsea Rebel Costa Gives United New Hope To Sign Griezmann

However, the highly rated forward opted to stay in the La Liga after his current club Atletico Madrid's transfer ban imposed by Federation Internationale de Football Association was confirmed. The coveted striker, who is now finally free from Chelsea , can be officially utilized by the Spanish side when their ban lifts in January. Further, it may also provide them with an opportunity to look at other options as well.

Sports Antonio Conte on Premier League fixture schedule
Author: 0 Antonio Conte on Premier League fixture schedule

Chelsea will still be without Danny Drinkwater. Honestly, I'm very surprised to see that this game we have to play on Saturday, not on Sunday. It's an important match, that's for sure, but the true defining moment of this week might have come on Wednesday night when the Blues put down a marker in the Champions League.

Sports Uncapped Craig Overton stunned by Ashes announcement
Author: 0 Uncapped Craig Overton stunned by Ashes announcement

Gary Ballance is the other big victor as he returns to the squad despite struggling in his third coming as an England batsman before breaking a finger earlier this season. "He has the ability to contribute with the bat, with him scoring over 680 runs in the Championship this summer at an average of 45.33". "In addition to current full-time members of staff, former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond has been appointed fast bowling consultant and will be part of the England management team ...

Sports Manchester City confirm defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ligaments
Author: 0 Manchester City confirm defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ligaments

The French global suffered the injury in Saturday's 5-0 Premier League victory over Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium. "After initial tests in Manchester at the start of the week, Benjamin travelled to Barcelona to see a specialist doctor, where further examinations of the knee today confirmed the extent of the injury".

Sports Chelsea defeat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in Champions League duel
Author: 0 Chelsea defeat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in Champions League duel

Fernando Torres arrived at Chelsea with a reputation for scoring goals during his time at Liverpool, and previously at Atletico. I think we prepared for the game very well. When you are in a great team with many great players, you must understand that you need to be ready to start on the bench, ready to come on and make a difference.

Sports Rodgers asking fans to join demonstration
Author: 0 Rodgers asking fans to join demonstration

He caught six passes on nine targets for 52 yards and two touchdowns. As for the Green Bay defense, they need their linebackers to be disciplined against the run as Mike Glennon isn't scaring anyone. Green Bay's offensive line has been decimated by injuries . Backup tackle Kyle Murphy is also on the injury report, which doesn't bode well for Green Bay on a short week.

Author: 0 Spurs striker Harry Kane fuelled by Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi comparisons

Lloris, who captained France for their home tournament at Euro 2016, insists Kane can handle the pressure. "In Tottenham it is Harry Kane ", Hugo Lloris said. Kane is unlikely ever to get close to either Ronaldo or Messi's glittering career records but excitement is growing around his potential for both Spurs and England, with a World Cup in Russian Federation approaching next summer.

Sports Cher Musical Is Headed to Broadway
Author: 0 Cher Musical Is Headed to Broadway

The show's creative team includes the director Jason Moore (" Avenue Q ") and the choreographer Christopher Gattelli (" Newsies "). "My life as a musical on Broadway: It seems insane, exciting and freakish - but that's probably how my life seems to most people", Cher said in a statement.

Sports Sports Illustrated cover features protesting athletes but not Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Sports Illustrated cover features protesting athletes but not Colin Kaepernick

On the latest Sports Illustrated cover, they chose to tap into the biggest issue going on with sports , which is the National Anthem protest and it could've been a very powerful cover if not for one crucial missing piece. He calls the entire thing "terrible", saying it was just "capitalizing on the hoopla and the media and all that nonsense". The layout featured photoshopped images of various sports figures locking arms, including; LeBron James , Roger Goodell , and Stephen Curry .

Sports Trump's Still Criticizing NFL Owners Over Players Who Kneel
Author: 0 Trump's Still Criticizing NFL Owners Over Players Who Kneel

The mothers' group thanked the entire National Football League community and its fans "for standing with our sons to affect change in America". Or you know what's going to happen? "Their business is going to go to hell". "Spoke to Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys yesterday", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. Some NFL broadcasts have seen their ratings dip and Trump has said the drop in ratings is a result of the protests, though the connection is less than clear.

Sports Carmelo Anthony: Knicks had Melo deal with Rockets 'done'
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony: Knicks had Melo deal with Rockets 'done'

During an interview on the SiriusXM NBA Radio channel, Anthony outlined two trades that didn't go down earlier in the summer: One to the Rockets and one to the Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers . This wild National Basketball Association offseason got a tad wilder when Carmelo Anthony was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder last weekend in a blockbuster deal.

Sports Australia to bat against India in 4th ODI
Author: 0 Australia to bat against India in 4th ODI

Chinnaswamy Stadium here later today. Australian pacemen Coulter-Nile, Kane Richardson and Pat Cummins were exceptional in final overs with Jadhav (67) and Manish Pandey (33) departing and MS Dhoni (15) unable to rescue the chase. "Even keeping in mind ( Aaron) Finch's century in the last game, Warner is the most risky for us". Australia will be looking to chalk up their first ODI win on the road in a year when they face India in Bangalore on Thursday, live on Sky Sports Cricket .