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Derrick Rose is Cavaliers' desperate attempt to save offseason

Signing Rose would be the first significant move of the Cavaliers' offseason, as the roster has stayed stagnant following an NBA Finals loss to the Warriors. Rose , of course, won the National Basketball Association regular-season MVP award in 2011, but he was often injured during his tenure in Chicago after tearing his ACL the next season.

Sevilla sign Nolito from Manchester City on three-year contract

Nolito has scored six worldwide goals in 16 appearances, but struggled to nail down a regular first-team place under City coach Pep Guardiola last term. "I'm insane to return to Spain, I'd like to leave Manchester City whether it's on loan or permanently, whichever way possible", he said. The intention is for Nolito to head to Japan on Monday and join up with his new teammates under the orders of Eduardo Berizzo, who previously coached him at Celta Vigo .

Wimbledon: Venus Williams beats Johanna Konta, sets up final vs Garbine Muguruza

And after the match, she reflected on just how well Williams had performed on her way to becoming the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994. Her vast experience has given her plenty of weapons to unsettle her opponents and she deployed them perfectly to unsettle Konta's rhythm - particularly on her previously solid serve.

England captain Joe Root in 'dream world' after century at Lord's

They were still able to set South Africa 331, only 10 fewer than the ground-record run chase, though. He then broke the game open with the dismissals of Hashim Amla and Elgar either side of tea , reaching 100 Test wickets in the process - and becoming the fifth-fastest to the twin landmark in history.

Cowboys' Damien Wilson Arrested, Charged With Aggravated Assault At Soccer Game

A media release sent Wednesday afternoon said Wilson "intentionally backed his truck into a female while parking, then brandished a rifle at another man". The Cowboys have had DL David Irving suspended four games for a PED violation and CB Nolan Carroll was arrested for DUI earlier this offseason. Wilson was an occasional starter on last year's team, and he was expected to start at times this year, as well.

Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash

Yellow jersey Thomas had already hit the deck in an incident with just over a kilometre remaining when Dimension Data sprinter Cavendish was seemingly forced into the barriers by Slovenia's Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe). The 30-time stage victor said Sagan came across to apologise, but questioned the elbow. Sagan claimed Cavendish "was coming from behind" and that he "did not have time to react and go left".

Heat to Meet With Gordon Hayward

The package that Danny Ainge and the the Celtics are sending to IN has been reported as Jae Crowder, Avery Bradley or Tyler Zeller's contract plus a few draft picks, ones that are not the coveted 2018 Brooklyn Nets pick or the 2018 L.A.

Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title

The 18-times grand slam champion is in ominous form and won in Halle without dropping a single set all week. "I thought it was extremely close, especially that second set. Switzerland's Roger Federer , right, with the victor trophy and Germany's Alexander Zverev , left, with the trophy for the second place, frame model Eva Herzigova, after the final match of the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany , Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

The adventure company director will now face prosecution for homicide as a result of negligence, reports the Telegraph , after appealing unsuccessfully to a court ruling on the matter previous year. According to the judge, his level of English was not sufficient for the job that includes "something as delicate as jumping into the void from an elevated point".

Andy Murray withdraws from exhibition match with hip problem

Murray becomes the first British doubles victor at Queen's since Jeremy Bates in 1990. 1 in the singles rankings always thought that playing doubles in Majors would require extra energy and effort, but never denied the opportunity to try to do it one day in Wimbledon.

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

Petra Kvitova completed an emotional Aegon Classic victory to seal her first WTA Tour title since being subjected to a career-threatening knife attack previous year. "I know what it feels like to retire", the sixth-seeded Muguruza said during her on-court interview after getting the 4-6, 6-4, retired win. When asked how she rated her chances of a third Wimbledon title, she insisted: 'I've just played one match in three sets.

Moon urges Japan to offer apology

Under the original agreement , one mobile launcher was scheduled to be installed by the end of this year, with five others set to be deployed in 2018. The North will soon acquire the technology to deploy a "nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the U.S mainland", he said, adding that "strong sanctions" must be implemented against the isolated state if it launches another long-range missile or conducts another nuclear test.

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Mourinho, who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal, Italy, Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2011. But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. The accusations against Mourinho come just a week after Spanish authorities accused Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of tax fraud, worth £12.9 million.

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

However, South Korea has never finished higher than eighth in an Olympic ski jumping event. North Korea's numerous missile launches that have been aimed to hit Japan or South Korea are also a concern for many worldwide sports communities, according to The New York Times .

Lakers draft Lonzo Ball, father with No. 2 overall pick

This young Lakers squad has not experienced much winning at the National Basketball Association level, but with players such as Hart, Kuzma, and Ball joining the roster , the wins should be coming sooner than later. 23 overall to the Toronto Raptors. Part of the haul for the Los Angeles Lakers' trade with the Brooklyn Nets included the No. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft .

Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back

But the 30-year-old - despite being broken on a couple of occasions - was never truly troubled and a combination of brilliant defensive work and a superior clinical edge meant Murray booked a last-eight meeting with either Kei Nishikori or Fernando Verdasco .

Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

The champions looked their old selves in Montreal as Hamilton led team mate Valtteri Bottas to their first one-two since the Finn joined in January as replacement for retired champion Nico Rosberg . Vettel had to pit early to get a new front wing and that dropped him to the rear of the field and forced him on to a two-stop strategy on a day when the majority of the field stopped for fresh rubber only once.

Raiola offers Ibrahimovic to Real Madrid during Donnarumma talks

The news was not warmly welcomed by the Milan fans, some of whom threw fake money towards the shot-stopper while he played for the Italy Under-21s. "I think Nice is the size of club he belongs at". "I can say that this wasn't a bolt out of the blue because for the past two months we experienced a dicthotomy between what Raiola coherently has been telling every time we talked".

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

Ostapenko's beaming smile as she raised the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen was the only thing sunnier than her strokes all fortnight. Her opponent in the final, Halep , finished with a tally of 128. That's unbelievable. There's not so many players like that'. You can live-stream the action at Roland Garros through NBC Sports Live Extra in the USA or Eurosport Player in the UK.

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

After back-to-back blowouts, the Warriors were 4-point road favorites in Game 3 in Cleveland. Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these Finals.

Lonzo Ball Reportedly Out Of Shape For Lakers Workout

So just as a pure fit, you really wouldn't know who's team it is if he's in Boston. Smith Jr. proved to be the top dog on talent alone. This comes just days after reports emerged that while the Lakers were impressed with Lonzo's leadership and offensive game during his first workout last week, many in attendance thought he was out of shape.

Olivier Giroud's wonder-strike in vain as Sweden upset France

The Swedes will be happy to let France have the lion's share of possession on Friday night, but Sweden coach Jan Andersson says they won't fall into the trap of giving the ball back to them. It was his 31st global goal, which puts him two behind Arjen Robben after the winger opened the scoring in the 21st. Veteran midfielder Wesley Sneijder - making a record 131st worldwide appearance on his 33rd birthday - slotted in a second after 35 minutes.

Mourinho deserves to be called 'special one', says Pogba

He had worked together with Ernesto Valverde at Atletico Madrid and it seemed like a summer reunion was back on track following the manager's appointment at Camp Nou, but Mourinho has ruled out all chances of Herrera leaving. He added: "I have been really happy at United since the first day". Mourinho was outspoken in decrying a "culture" whereby he felt some United players were reluctant to play through the pain barrier when carrying injuries.

I surprised myself! - Ferrari's Vettel revels in Monaco Grand Prix glory

That he is making such cryptic comments just six races into the 20-race season may not bode well for Ferrari as it tries to end three straight years of total Mercedes domination. Mercedes asked Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas to move aside to allow him to fight for victory in Bahrain earlier this year, and the Finn admitted that his "job" in the Spanish Grand Prix a fortnight ago was to hold up Vettel when his pit strategy put him ahead of the Ferrari on track.

Pats, Julian Edelman agree to multiyear extension

Edelman will enter the final deal of the four-year, $17 million contract that he signed in 2014. Ultimately, Edelman can make up to $15 million in the two years and is now signed through 2019. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a leader on the field and, when it comes to taking less money than he's worth, off it, too. Julian Edelman was scheduled to be a free agent after this season, but it appears that won't be the case.

Lincoln Riley, 33, takes over as Oklahoma's football coach

The college football coaching landscape took a huge blow yesterday when head coach Bob Stoops retired as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners. We have outstanding players and coaches and are poised to make another run at a Big 12 and national championship. Lincoln Riley gets emotional at a news conference to announce the retirement of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops and his announcement as new head coach, in Norman, Okla ., Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Liverpool 'ready to break record' for Van Dijk

Liverpool are claimed to be the preferred choice for the highly-rated Dutch centre-back this summer, but Southampton are unhappy over what they claim is an illegal approach and Liverpool are now in discussions with the Premier League .

'Revenge' not Mladenovic's plan for Bacsinszky rematch

Venus is the first New Zealander to reach the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam since Brett Steven and American partner Pat Galbraith at Wimbledon in 1998. Throw in the fact that world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals a year ago, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's trophy hoisted high above her head.

Ohio State University looking for new men's basketball coach

He first went through an emergency back surgery during his early days with the Buckeyes and also suffered from nerve damage in his foot and wears a brace to help support him. A national search for Matta's replacement will begin immediately. Matta won 337 games with the Buckeyes and has a 439-154 overall coaching record at Ohio State , Xavier and Butler.

Martin Kaymer on Tiger Woods's DUI arrest: 'Why so nasty? Help him'

The 14-time Major victor released a statement after the incident saying that alcohol " was not a factor " in the arrest, and that his condition was the result of " a mix of prescription medications " he had taken. Woods' illustrious career has stalled after multiple back surgeries, with the last of his major wins coming in 2008. Woods offered an apology via a statement and said he took responsibility for his actions.