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What the Isaiah Thomas trade means for the Cleveland Cavaliers

What the Isaiah Thomas trade means for the Cleveland Cavaliers

With the trade deadline a few hours away, the Los Angeles Lakers pulled off a major move on Thursday morning that sent guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr . Who knows how long it could take for him to start getting back to the way he played past year. Lakers president Earvin "Magic" Johnson told reporters the deal was an important step on the team's rebuilding journey.


6N: Wales unchanged for England at Twickenham

6N: Wales unchanged for England at Twickenham

He won't let Alun Wyn Jones referee the game. "The 82,000 it's like our 24th man", Jones said. "Two tries [against Italy], the second he took really well". "He's confident. They're confident". "I don't see a massive amount of change in what I've experienced in the past", Gatland says of England . "We will play with our heads up and assess options", said McBryde.


Celtics seek extra first-rounder to acquire Lou Williams or Tyreke Evans

Celtics seek extra first-rounder to acquire Lou Williams or Tyreke Evans

Smart would be an ideal fit in Denver, as he could play both guard positions and could defend almost every position 1-4 - and sometimes even centers. Smart has been a valuable contributor for the Celtics since he was selected with the sixth-overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.


Breaking down Rasheed Walker's commitment to Penn State

Breaking down Rasheed Walker's commitment to Penn State

Twenty-one players signed with the Nittany Lions on December 20, the start of the first-ever early signing period, led by five-star prospects linebacker Micah Parsons , running back Ricky Slade and receiver Justin Shorter; top defensive end prospect Jayson Oweh signed with the Nittany Lions during the early signing period, but didn't announce his decision until January.


Pittsburgh Steelers hire Alabama defensive line coach Karl Dunbar for same role

Pittsburgh Steelers hire Alabama defensive line coach Karl Dunbar for same role

Current co-defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach Tosh Lupoi, who is expected to be promoted to defensive coordinator and play-caller, has experience coaching defensive line in the past. "Having the relationship with Mike and some of the coaches on the staff", Dunbar added in the statement. "We have a great nucleus in the defensive backs room, and my goal is to help this group continue to grow and develop as we all work toward one goal".


Olympics: Canada sorry for verbal spat with Russian coach

Olympics: Canada sorry for verbal spat with Russian coach

Further, CAS said, there was no evidence that either of those two panels "improperly exercised their discretion". Yevgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova, both of the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation team, are favorites to win. Albrecht says he had some detractors when he got his Bulgarian passport in 2006 and was accused of being a traitor in some quarters, but he insists he also had plenty of support, as well as phone calls from other athletes wanting to switch.