Category: Sports

NBA backs decision by Knicks’ Enes Kanter not to come to London

• Kanter has been critical of Turkish president Erdogan• Washington Wizards 101-100 New York Knicks As the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks rolled into town for the NBA’s ninth London game the league’s commissioner Adam Silver offered his full backing to Enes Kanter – who stayed in the US for the Knicks’ 101-100 defeat […]

Lleyton Hewitt accuses Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family

Hewitt cuts all contact after multiple threats and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he is captain Lleyton Hewitt has sensationally claimed Bernard Tomic threatened him and his family and says Tomic will never play Davis Cup as long as he is captain. Speaking after his Australian Open doubles exit on […]

Turkey reportedly seeking warrant for Knicks’ Enes Kanter over ‘terror’ claims

Daily Sabah says Turkey seeking extradition request Kanter is a long-time critic of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership of a terror organization. The pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper says the Istanbul chief prosecutor’s office had also prepared an extradition […]

Why Kyler Murray is set to forfeit a $4.6m MLB bonus and join the NFL

The Oklahoma quarterback is a dual-sport star. Why would he choose the brutality of football over a more comfortable life in baseball? So this is what a college athlete with real leverage looks like. Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray has done a masterful job pitting two sporting giants, Major League Baseball and the National Football League, against […]

World Series MVP John Wetteland charged with child sexual abuse

52-year-old was arrested on Monday in Texas Wetteland helped Yankees to victory in 1996 World Series Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Denton County jail records show the 52-year-old Wetteland was arrested on Monday and freed on $25,000 bond. Authorities […]