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Washington Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle has kept things fairly quiet since being acquired by his new team, but he decided to speak up on Saturday in response to what’s happened in Charlottesville.Doolittle, a southpaw pitcher, is from South Dakota but attended the University of Virginia, which is where Friday’s white supremacist rally took place in response to a Robert E. (read more)


Despite hitting Deportivo for seven, Paul Mariner delves into the weaknesses that could still come back to bite Real Madrid moving forward. Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid's 7-1 victory was important for his team's confidence after their recent disappointing run of results. (read more)

James Rodriguez discusses the reasons behind his departure from Real Madrid. James Rodriguez discusses the reasons behind his departure from Real Madrid. (read more)

ESPN's Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill share their thoughts of Johor Darul Ta'zim's tour of Thailand and their AFC Champions League chances. Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) skipper Safiq Rahim hopes his team can take inspiration from Malaysia's under-23 side as they look to reach the AFC Champions League (ACL) playoff round when they face Muang Thong United in the Second Preliminary Round on Tuesday. (read more)

Arsene Wenger hints Alexis Sanchez's move to Man United is all but done, exclaiming, 'You cannot drive up north and as well play football.' Arsene Wenger refutes claims that Arsenal have made contact with Borussia Dortmund over a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (read more)

Gareth Bale was on target as Real Madrid thrashed Deportivo la Coruna. Gareth Bale rubber-stamped his return to the Real Madrid fold with two goals in a 7-1 trouncing of Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday evening. (read more)

Bayern's Jupp Heynckes emphasises that the club has had 'no contact' with Chelsea over a possible move for Arturo Vidal. Arturo Vidal will not leave Bayern Munich in the winter transfer window despite speculation that Chelsea want to sign him. (read more)

A recent team meeting by the slumping Washington Wizards may have actually created more problems than it solved.In a feature by the Washington Post’s Candace Buckner that ran on Sunday, Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal was critical of a players-only meeting that the team held not too long ago. (read more)

Since the days of Meadowlark Lemon and “Curly” Neal, the Harlem Globetrotters have been dazzling on the basketball court.Of course, it helps when your opponent has to concede over a dozen fancy, crowd-pleasing buckets per game. (read more)

Could you make a half court shot for $100,000? Los Angeles Lakers fan Suni Strong was given that very task during Sunday’s game. He stepped up and buried the shot like it was nothing. (read more)

When top 2018 college basketball recruit Zion Williamson committed to Duke on Saturday night, the high schooler cited the “Duke brotherhood” as a big reason for his decision. That’s something Kyrie Irving appreciated. (read more)

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter couldn’t resist taunting LeBron James after the Cleveland Cavaliers gave up 148 points to his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder.Kanter is known for his banter with James, and he kept it up after Cleveland’s loss Saturday, sending a tweet that was clearly directed at his rival. (read more)

Clippers guard Lou Williams has led the NBA in scoring since December 22, helping his team stay in playoff contention. As coaches decide on reserves for the All-Star game rosters, Williams feels his recent play has earned him a spot, Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times writes. (read more)

Health concerns regarding Rudy Gobert will remain with the Jazz for the rest of the season, writes Brad Rock of The Deseret News. Gobert, who has missed 26 games this season, returned to the lineup with 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks Friday against the Knicks and followed that with 16 points, seven rebounds and three blocks Saturday against the Clippers. (read more)

Tempers flared during Saturday’s game between the Blazers and Mavericks, leading to one player reportedly threatening to go to the other team’s locker room.During the fourth quarter, Salah Mejri and Jusuf Nurkić got tangled up, which resulted in pushing and some acting by Mejri. (read more)

The Houston Rockets defeated the visiting Golden State Warriors at the Toyota Center in a hypothetical preview of an almost preordained Western Conference Finals. Daryl Morey, certainly the only General Manager in the league currently producing a musical, took to Twitter to salute his team, no doubt experiencing the intoxicating pride of a long-suffering parent finally seeing all the money they su (read more)

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