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Sport Glen Taylor of Minnesota Timberwolves OK trading Jimmy Butler
Author: 0 Glen Taylor of Minnesota Timberwolves OK trading Jimmy Butler

The idea of missing the postseason in the aftermath of a trade that leaves the Timberwolves devoid of a short-term, comparable talent to Butler, a four-time All-NBA forward, is fully unappealing to Thibodeau. The super-max deal means that Towns can earn 30 percent of Minnesota's salary cap if he reaches one of the three All-NBA teams, or is voted NBA MVP or Defensive Player of the Year this season.

Sport Chiefs emerge as trade candidate for Earl Thomas
Author: 0 Chiefs emerge as trade candidate for Earl Thomas

The immediate context of the bow was the interception Thomas made that all but sealed his Seahawks' 24-13 win. After the game, Thomas explained that he thought Sunday could've been his last game with the Seahawks because of the "chatter".

Sport Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo
Author: 0 Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

The "Ryder Cup of tennis" is taking place Chicago this weekend, with Bjorn Borg's Europe establishing a 3-1 lead over John McEnroe's World team after a tense opening day of action. It took just three games for Federer to break the Australian in the opening set, but he waited for a shorter period in the second, breaking him at love in his first service game with a masterful combination of play that sent the capacity crowd to rapture.

Sport Tiger Woods opens with 65, shares lead at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods opens with 65, shares lead at Tour Championship

Woods rolled in a long eagle putt from outside eight metres at the par-five 18 hole to shoot 65, five-under par, at Eastlakes today, joining compatriot Rickie Fowler in the lead. If only a few putts would drop - and on Thursday, at least over the closing nine holes, they did. The tournament's co-leaders, Woods and Fowler, would be five and six shots back, respectively.

Sport Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship

Woods built a five-shot lead halfway through the final round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday, moving closer to ending his five-year victory drought. April 26, 2011: Woods announces he will miss the Wells Fargo Championship after spraining his left knee and Achilles tendon while hitting an awkward recovery shot during the third round of the Masters.

Sport Detroit Lions make easybeats of New England Patriots
Author: 0 Detroit Lions make easybeats of New England Patriots

Patricia parlayed his success in that post into his first head coaching job with the Detroit Lions , but he will have to beat Belichick and the visiting Patriots on Sunday night to earn his first career victory. Lions: Play at Dallas (1-2). "They are playing really well". RB Rex Burkhead left the game in the second half with a neck injury. The Patriots lost two and ended up kicking a field goal.

Sport Rob Gronkowski threatened to retire after almost being traded to Lions
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski threatened to retire after almost being traded to Lions

It sounds as if Gronkowski killed off the trade attempt with threats to retire and an unwillingness to work with those inside the Lions organization. The Lions tried to change Gronkowski's mind, but the 29-year-old refused to return their phone calls. Brady did connect with wideout Chris Hogan for a pair of scoring passes but James White was the leading receiver with seven catches for 73 yards.

Sport The Minnesota Vikings Had a Historically Bad Loss to the Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 The Minnesota Vikings Had a Historically Bad Loss to the Buffalo Bills

It didn't even point out Minnesota. Some guy, who clearly doesn't care about the well being of his bank account, wanted to make a quick $450 on this Sunday. Allen was 4/5 for 34-yards on the drive. Beane made note of that game when explaining to reporters this summer his decision to trade up for Allen, while also praising Allen for his approach to the Senior Bowl, a game in January that top quarterback prospects sometimes skip.

Sport Garoppolo leaves 49ers game against Chiefs on cart with apparent knee injury
Author: 0 Garoppolo leaves 49ers game against Chiefs on cart with apparent knee injury

Garoppolo's family was visibly shaken near the locker room after the game. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan says the team fears he suffered a torn ACL. Kittle, who played with Beathard at Iowa and is one of his closest friends, said he saw a lot of improvement in Beathard during that time. "He's a very good quarterback and we're fortunate to have him".

Author: 0 Bills upset as 17-point underdogs biggest since 1995

Cousins was outplayed by Allen, a rookie making his second career start. The Bills pass rush continued to apply incredible pressure with Kyle Williams sacking Cousins on 3rd and 1. As such, the Bills were 16.5-point underdogs at the close of the day - the line was as large as 17 at some books during the week - which is about as high as you'll ever see in the NFL .

Sport Patriots WR Josh Gordon listed as questionable to face Lions
Author: 0 Patriots WR Josh Gordon listed as questionable to face Lions

So, Gordon will have to show he is up to the job for him to build a trust with the star quarterback this 2018 National Football League season. "I think different players are on different work portions of practice. "Look, he's been here for a few days", Brady added. "I wouldn't talk about another player's personal or injury situations, so I'm not going to do that", he said.

Sport Liverpool fan in tears after Mohamed Salah hands him his jersey
Author: 0 Liverpool fan in tears after Mohamed Salah hands him his jersey

We only had problem in defensive [situations], offensive it was a good idea". Now, pundit Jermaine Jenas has told BBC Match of the Day (22/09) that he thinks Shaqiri should be "fuming" after being substituted at half time, as he played so well in the first half, and anxious about what impact being hooked will have on the Swiss star moving forward.

Sport How to watch Packers vs. Redskins
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It'll be interesting to see how he's inserted into the backfield with Jamaal Williams and Ty Montgomery , especially considering Williams' improved ability as a blocker. Even the benefit of a questionable roughing the passer call made on Packers linebacker Clay Matthews - on what seemed like a clean sack - failed to get the Redskins moving.

Sport English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Everton 23 September 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Everton 23 September 2018

The Gunners have won three out of three league games against mid-table or relegation-battling opposition but a back line full of average defenders such as Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi shipped five goals in just two games in porous and tactically-inept performances against Manchester City and Chelsea.

Sport Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions
Author: 0 Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Sunday that the teams were "deep" in trade talks, which peaked the week of the NFL Draft. Amusing enough, the Patriots play against the Lions on Sunday Night Football in a game that marks the first time Matt Patricia will be coaching against his former team.

Sport UEFA takes disciplinary action against Ronaldo
Author: 0 UEFA takes disciplinary action against Ronaldo

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed suggestions Cristiano Ronaldo has something to prove after his red card in the Champions League . Ronaldo burst into tears following his red card. "I just heard he said it was because of hair pulling". We can't go back in time because Ronaldo has already been sent off and the match has finished'.

Sport How to watch West Ham vs Chelsea online, TV
Author: 0 How to watch West Ham vs Chelsea online, TV

West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski stops a shot from Chelsea's Alvaro Morata. Pedro is out after suffering a shoulder injury in the Europa League win at PAOK . "But here I have to play again in 63 hours". Hazard is now the Premier League's leading scorer, and Chelsea have been the league's most prolific team.

Author: 0 Salah helps Liverpool thrash Southampton to go top

Matip (7.5) was also deserving of a high rating, on his first start of the season after a hard time with injury, capping this with a powerful header to double the Reds' lead. 'All the different challenges with the different styles of the opponent, the boys were there. "But then we won the eighth game 5-0, very cool!" "That's good, but the next one is coming!" Scoring against Southampton will have come as a huge relief and after the game he showed his class by making one young ...

Sport Karl-Anthony Towns agrees to sign super-max extension with Minnesota Timberwolves
Author: 0 Karl-Anthony Towns agrees to sign super-max extension with Minnesota Timberwolves

It's the latest development in a Shakespearean drama that has unfolded this week between Butler and the Wolves, helmed by his old friend Tom Thibodeau . He could possibly do it if the Butler trade request is accomplished before the start of the new season. None of the team's on Butler's list of preferred destinations would have a serious shot at taking down the Warriors, or even making an Eastern Conference playoff run.

Sport Woods maintains share of the lead at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Woods maintains share of the lead at Tour Championship

He has never lost an official tournament when leading by more than two shots. Given multiple chances to break through the victory ceiling he's failed to deliver the way he did before injury and multiple back procedures. But I think I've been in those spots enough times that muscle memory - I guess I remembered it, and I felt comfortable in those spots". On the next hole, Woods found himself staring at a near impossible greenside bunker shot.

Sport Sanchez hammered after yet another poor display for Manchester United
Author: 0 Sanchez hammered after yet another poor display for Manchester United

It was Wolves who started brightest, showing confidence and ambition to create three opportunities in the opening 15 minutes, the latter a Willy Boly header that forced a good save out of David De Gea. "The first time United made a fantastic combination they score". I don't know why, but they were more motivated and for 10, 15 minutes they showed the good team they are and were in control.

Sport Family of man accused of killing golf star says they're 'mourning'
Author: 0 Family of man accused of killing golf star says they're 'mourning'

With AP Photos.Teammates and others who knew an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf near the campus shared stories about her and lit candles in her memory. Richards, who faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted, reported in a financial affidavit that he has no job. Barquin's body was found on Monday at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.

Sport What would a Jimmy Butler trade look like?
Author: 0 What would a Jimmy Butler trade look like?

According to ESPN , Towns has agreed to a five-year, $190 million super-maximum extension. Last summer the Bulls traded Butler to Minnesota in exchange for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn , and a lottery pick that eventually became Lauri Markannen.

Sport FedEx Cup to offer $15 million
Author: 0 FedEx Cup to offer $15 million

The victor of the Tour Championship, based on the staggered scoring formula, will be credited with an official PGA Tour win even if he did not shoot the lowest score over 72 holes. Also, the model says three golfers with odds of 16-1 or longer will make a deep run at the Tour Championship title. The governing body revealed there would be a bonus system based on strokes that will take effect at the Tour Championship next year and the Playoffs will be reduced from four tournaments to three.

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho expects 'difficult season'
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho expects 'difficult season'

United certainly have momentum ahead of Saturday's visit of Wolves after beating Young Boys 3-0 in Wednesday's Champions League opener. United, though, have conceded only once during the winning sequence. "You see the level of the teams - you see the Liverpool squad, City squad, Chelsea squad, Tottenham squad, Arsenal improving". 'I don't speak with him for quite a long time, to be honest, ' said Mourinho.

Sport Manchester United still in for hard season despite good form Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester United still in for hard season despite good form Jose Mourinho

They have conceded just once since Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof were paired together at centre-back after the team shipped seven in their opening three games of the season. "And bad results and bad performances, they make you look more exhausted, more upset, more ugly, more everything". Conversely, Mourinho is searching for consistency and many suggest his row with Paul Pogba combined with his inability to accept responsibility has irreparably hurt the team's morale.

Sport Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'fine' despite lack of goals - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'fine' despite lack of goals - Jurgen Klopp

It's not only from the performances but also as a guy in the dressing room", Klopp said. If Liverpool are going to become the team they feel they can be and be as successful as they want to be they need to get that Premier League title. That is more my mistake than his. Manager Jurgen Klopp now has the luxury of a stronger squad at his disposal and he can afford to rotate, but Salah remains the most valuable player at the Merseyside club.

Sport Aguero set for decade at City after signing 1-year extension
Author: 0 Aguero set for decade at City after signing 1-year extension

Guardiola played down any suggestion that the early-season demands on his players, most of whom played at the World Cup, had contributed to the Champions League setback. In keeping with a number of high-profile Premier League stars, Jesus - who at times over the past two years Guardiola has selected at the expense of Aguero - does appear to be struggling for form following this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sport How Chelsea could line up against West Ham United
Author: 0 How Chelsea could line up against West Ham United

Cahill, who was captain under Sarri's predecessor Antonio Conte, stepped aside from England duty last month. "He was unlucky. I hope for him in the future I can help him". " Whatever my future holds, the relationship I have with the club and fans will have been a huge part of my footballing life ". " Chelsea is a team that moves the ball very quickly, so we are going to try to do the same thing, and of course the midfield have a very important role in that".

Sport Roberto Firmino dons glasses on return to Liverpool FC training
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino dons glasses on return to Liverpool FC training

Thomas Meunier's low volley cut Liverpool's lead in the first half and the Belgium global suggested PSG should consider following the Reds' tactical plan. Tuchel will be forced to make a change in midfield as Marco Verratti serves a suspension he picked up last season. The manner of their victory was important too, especially when you consider they had just let a 2-0 lead slip away.

Sport Unai Emery provides update on Lucas Torreira
Author: 0 Unai Emery provides update on Lucas Torreira

The 26-year-old joined the Gunners from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer but had to wait for Thursday night's 4-2 Europa League win over Vorskla Poltava to make his bow. We want to do better in this minute", he told BT Sport . Of course, the two goals were disappointing, but they scored great goals. I think it's unlikely he'll start against Everton after picking up this knock but Torreira will hopefully be fit enough to line-up against Brentford in the League Cup next Wednesday.

Sport Klopp hails Salah’s desire to work for the team
Author: 0 Klopp hails Salah’s desire to work for the team

Nobody remembers that. It is really not a problem". "But with Mo, everything is fine". Manolo Gabbiadini will also be absent as a lower hamstring injury will keep him out of the sixth Premier League gameweek. "He is not for the squad for the weekend, of course, but we will see how soon we can try to involve him again". The injury-plagued England worldwide, who spent the second half of last season on loan at West Brom , returned to the starting line-up in midweek and rewarded his manager's ...

Sport Jimmy Butler requests trade, but not to Houston
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler requests trade, but not to Houston

Butler, who just turned 29, is eligible for a four year max deal through free agency next summer, but could get a fifth year if he re-signs with the team who owns his bird rights. He only lasted one season with the Timberwolves. I know there are some peripheral things to be cautious about when it comes to Jimmy Butler . The Sporting News reported on Thursday that Thibodeau would rather leave the Wolves than trade Butler for younger players and drafts picks and begin another rebuilding ...

Sport Mourinho to ration Dalot appearances for Manchester United
Author: 0 Mourinho to ration Dalot appearances for Manchester United

United head in to the weekend action off the back of three consecutive victories in all competitions so Mourinho will be desperate to climb up the Premier League table with another three points against Wolves at Old Trafford. " Paul Pogba . I don't want to play against Milner". He also played the full 90 minutes on Wednesday night as he helped Manchester United to claim a 3-0 win at Young Boys in their Champions League group opener in Switzerland.