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Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic broke his silence today

Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic broke his silence today

We both are going to do what we need to do to make it work. "Bobby and me, and the team, we're doing what we're supposed to do and being professional". I'm going to support him too. This met the National Basketball Association definition of perfunctory, a Bulls player under contract for $12.5 million meeting a condition before returning to action.


England doubt over captain as phoney war with Australia starts

England doubt over captain as phoney war with Australia starts

Roby, who won his 30th cap at Mount Smart Stadium, is the only other specialist hooker in head coach Wayne Bennett's 24-man squad and will be expected to play long minutes at the Suncorp Stadium. Expect the misery Down Under to continue. Rugby League World Cup head of officiating, Tony Archer, said: 'It was obviously a hard decision to pick the referee for the final after Matt Cecchin's and Gerry's excellent performances in the semi-finals and throughout the tournament but I'm confident were ...


ESPN laying off roughly 150 employees in company's latest payroll purge

ESPN laying off roughly 150 employees in company's latest payroll purge

President John Skipper sent a note to employees Wednesday morning informing of them of the job cuts. ESPN will lay off 150 staffers on Wednesday, marking the sport giant's third major round of layoffs in two years. The second round of layoffs made significant headlines, as it included talent such as John Clayton, Trent Dilfer, Ed Werder and Sara Walsh. Earlier this year, Disney announced a standalone ESPN streaming service, ESPN Plus, that is aimed at helping the company capture ...


Alfa Romeo to return to Formula 1 in 2018

Alfa Romeo to return to Formula 1 in 2018

Though the team will wave the Alfa Romeo banner, it will continue to use Ferrari engines through 2018. After more than 30 years away from the sport, Alfa Romeo will return to Formula 1 in 2018 following an agreement with Sauber F1 .


Love torches Heat for 32 points in first half

Love torches Heat for 32 points in first half

When he didn't hear a whistle, James screamed and gestured toward referee Kane Fitzgerald , who quickly called a technical and pointed for the three-time champion to leave the floor. Love had 32 points at the break to join James Harden and Steph Curry as the only players who have scored 30 in a half this season (Harden has done so twice).


MLS announces 4 expansion finalists

MLS announces 4 expansion finalists

The league made it clear that while only Cincinnati , Detroit , Nashville and Sacramento are receiving consideration for the next two expansion teams, the 12 markets are under consideration for the following two expansion clubs that will be announced at a later time.