Paycom Wooden Legacy doubles down on local participation

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Paycom Wooden Legacy tournament returns Wednesday to Anaheim’s Honda Center, a staple of California college hoops that aims to pull in energized fan bases from around the state. But the tournament’s growth in recent years has been in a holding pattern as a crowded market of holiday college basketball tournaments restricts … Read more

Lakers’ final call on Westbrook ‘experiment’; title contenders eye key move: NBA Rumor Mill

The LA Lakers have seemingly had a change of heart when it comes to potentially trading one of their stars. Plus a leading championship contender is reportedly seeking depth to strengthen their roster ahead of a title push. Catch up on all of the latest whispers in our NBA Rumor Mill! Watch an average of … Read more

NBA watch: Anthony Davis is back in form for Lakers and Sacramento Kings find favor

The LA Lakers are finally seeing the return to form of Anthony Davis, the Portland Trailblazers take a turn and the long-suffering Sacramento begin to rise. Are we seeing an Anthony Davis revival? And how about those resurgent Sacramento Kings? Yes — the Sacramento Kings. Nearly 20 games into the NBA season, here’s our weekly … Read more

LSU, USC move up behind UGA, Ohio St, Michigan, TCU in CFP

LSU moved up to fifth and Southern California was sixth Tuesday night in the College Football Playoff rankings behind Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and TCU. The top four remained the same for the third straight week, but the chasing teams changed order after Tennessee lost to South Carolina last Saturday night. Selection committee chairman Boo … Read more

Ben Simmons, stats, box score, Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies, return from injury, reaction

The message from the Brooklyn Nets had always been simple — just give Ben Simmons time. It had not always been that simple though, with Kyrie Irving suspended and Brooklyn desperately in need of the Simmons of old to emerge. But with Irving back in the line-up on Monday Simmons put on a show in … Read more

final, Australia vs Samoa, result, Kangaroos player ratings, Nathan Cleary, James Tedesco, stats

Manchester: The Kangaroos have won their third straight World Cup with a comfortable 30-10 over Samoa in front of 67,502 fans at Old Trafford. Australia came to play and were never really troubled by the Samoans who were brave but outclassed in their first ever World Cup final. There were four different tryscorers for the … Read more

Australia vs Samoa final, Anthony Seibold new Manly Sea Eagles coach, Jake Trbojevic

Manchester: Sea Eagles star Jake Trbojevic has revealed the promise Anthony Seibold made him in their first chat since he was appointed Manly coach. Seibold told Trbojevic he had “learned his lessons” from a volatile stint at the Broncos which saw him sacked 18 months into a five-year contract. Seibold is currently working for England’s … Read more

Dwayne The Rock Johnson speech, Samoa inspiration, Australia vs Samoa final, ‘The Rock’, news, schedule

Superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has delivered an impassioned speech to the Samoan squad, calling on the team’s “grit” to win a historic World Cup and forge their “legacy”. Johnson, whose mother is a proud Samoan woman, is a former wrestler and has become one of Hollywood’s most successful actors in recent years. Upon hearing … Read more

Cage Warriors launch new X-Factor style show ‘Fight Academy’ to find the next crop of MMA stars

Cage Warriors launch new X-Factor style show ‘Fight Academy’ to find the next crop of MMA stars around the world, with hopefuls chasing the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Conor McGregor and Paddy Pimblett New talent show will offer big rewards to aspiring MMA professionals globally There will be trials held in Bali, … Read more