Monthly Archives: April 2016

Durant leads Thunder past Lakers in Bryant’s last road game

Kevin Durant scored 34 points and Russell Westbrook had a triple-double by halftime to help the Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-79 on Monday night in the final road game of Kobe Bryant’s 20-year career.

Kobe looked vintage in the first quarter with 13 points, but he went scoreless the rest of the way.

Plenty of Lakers fans lined up at Chesapeake Energy Arena more than two hours before the start, and the crowd chanted Bryant’s name as they waited during pregame warmups. The Thunder honored him with a video before the tip…….Read More

China aims to become football superpower ‘by 2050’

China has unveiled a strategy to become a “world football superpower” by 2050, with plans to get 50 million children and adults playing the game by 2020.

Other targets include having at least 20,000 football training centres and 70,000 pitches in place by 2020…..Read More

2016 NFL mock draft: A quarterback surprise

We are a little over two weeks away from the start of the 2016 NFL Draft and it seems like there is starting to be a consensus on just about all 31 of the players who will be selected in the first round. There are a handful of teams, though, that could really shake things up…….Read More

Real Madrid defender is an ‘actor’ – Wolfsburg boss

Real Madrid defender Marcelo has been called “an actor” for his antics in their 2-0 Champions League quarter-final first-leg defeat by Wolfsburg.

The Brazilian appeared to thrust his head towards Wolfsburg midfielder Max Arnold’s midriff, before going to the ground, clutching his face…..Read More