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AFL news: Tom Hawkins ‘wrapped’ to have Tim Kelly back at Geelong for 2019...

GEELONG players will welcome wantaway midfielder Tim Kelly back to the club with open arms this pre-season, despite his unsuccessful trade request and his partner’s recent strong criticism of the club’s “minimal” support.Kelly requested a trade to West...

Hawks rookie Young scores 35 in rout of Cavs

CLEVELAND -- Trae Young got doused with a bucket of ice water after his third NBA game.The Cavaliers couldn't do anything to cool off Atlanta's rookie guard.Young scored 35 points with 11 assists -- the best line by...

Draymond: D not an 'emphasis' in NBA anymore

DENVER -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has carved out an All-Star career for himself based largely on his defensive prowess. As he watches scores skyrocket all over the NBA during the first week of the season,...

Bulls waive Asik, may owe him $14.3 million

The Chicago Bulls are walking away from the oft-injured Omer Asik, announcing they had waived the center on Sunday.Asik hadn't played for the Bulls this season after he was ruled out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis in September.Asik's $11.3...

Knicks rookie Knox (ankle sprain) to miss week

New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox will be sidelined for at least one week due to a left ankle sprain.An MRI on Sunday confirmed that Knox suffered a sprained ankle in the first quarter of the Knicks' loss...

Westbrook debuts for OKC after knee surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY -- After missing the season's first two games, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook made his return on Sunday against the Sacramento Kings.Westbrook was in his standard starting spot and has no minutes restriction, Thunder coach...

Ingram, Rondo, Paul get suspended for melee

7:13 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The NBA suspended Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram (four games), guard Rajon Rondo (three games) and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (two games), all without pay, for their roles in a fourth-quarter fight...

Roger Federer reveals he has been suffering from a hand injury during the European...

ROGER Federer has revealed that he has been suffering with a hand injury since the European summer, but said the problem is no longer a worry as he heads into his home Swiss Open starting on Monday.The 20-time...

Photos: Lakers fans embrace LeBron in his L.A. debut

LOS ANGELES -- There were no shortage of events for sports fans in Los Angeles to be excited about on Saturday. From the Dodgers' Game 7 to USC and UCLA football to the Kings' day game at Staples...

Which NBA player had the best kicks in the first week of the season?

7:46 AM ETNick DePaulaESPN In the first week alone, the NBA hardwood is looking more colorful than at any time in the league's 73-season history, thanks to new anything-goes color rules for sneakers.With a lack of restrictions across...