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England Test vice-captain Ben Stokes lands huge IPL deal
- February 20, 2017

Stokes attracted multiple bids from the rival franchises competing in the eight-team tournament before the gavel finally came down after Pune put in a bid of 145 million rupees (around 2.16 million USA dollars). He had a base price of 2 crore. Stokes, due to fly with Morgan et al to the Caribbean on Wednesday for three ODIs against West Indies, has been valued at only slightly less than the all-time record IPL fee of £1.9million paid by Delhi Daredevils for India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh two ... (more...)
Turner's David Levy Bullish on The NBA Headed Into All-Star Weekend
- February 20, 2017

The Pelicans' center made 26 field goals in 39 attempts, both marking most field goal attempts and makes in an All-Star game. Added Durant: "It was a great basketball play". "That's the only thing I know how to do". The first quarter set a record for most points (101) - with the East up 53-48. Durant threw a lob to Westbrook, and the OKC guard finished with a two-handed slam. (more...)
Sacramento Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans Sacramento Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans
- February 20, 2017

But, the one thing this trade will do, it'll open up more outside shots for the Pelicans perimeter players. The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, Feb. So the trade might cost him $30 million. Q: So Cousins won't re-sign with the Pelicans? According to reliable league analyst Adrian Wojnarowski , the Kings have been aggressively engaging themselves in trade talks, mostly centered on Cousins in recent days. (more...)
Hometown hero Davis lifts West over East in All-Star Game
- February 20, 2017

In his 13 career NBA All-Star Game appearances, James has averaged 24.15 points, and his 314 points scored are the most in league history. Playing in his hometown arena, Davis was named the MVP, shattering Chamberlain's mark of 42 points from 1962. (more...)
Non-league Lincoln make FA Cup history
- February 19, 2017

Lincoln have scored 13 FA Cup goals so far this season, but the Imps' attack will be blunted by the loss of Theo Robinson; the 28-year-old has scored five times for Cowley's men in the competition this term but left Lincoln for Southend United at the end of last month. (more...)
This is what Antonio Conte told me at half-time against Wolves
- February 19, 2017

He added: "Now it's important to continue in this way". "For some team to stop them is going to be really hard". But we all knew it would be, above all after the results this afternoon. "One of the greatest bits of advice I ever had was from Ottmar Hitzfeld (Lambert's coach at Borussia Dortmund)". Manager Paul Lambert claims a meeting with the Premier League leaders is the flawless game for his side and he is drawing on some advice from Ottmar Hitzfeld - his boss at Borussia Dortmund. (more...)