The Phoenix Suns has decided to let go of its head coach and former Utah Jazz hotshot Jeff Hornacek.
According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski for Yahoo! Sports' "The Vertical," the decision was made after the Suns lost to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night, with a score of 91-78, marking the team's 14th consecutive loss on the road.
The report adds that the assistant coach, Earl Watson, was subsequently promoted to the interim head coach position on Monday afternoon, but made no specific mention if he will be eventually replaced. The team has also been riddled with various injuries that in turn, depleted their roster. more >>
The Denver Nuggets is looking to release shooting guard Sean Kilpatrick from its roster.
According to a report by Harrison Wind for BSNDenver.com, the team decided not to prolong the services of the 26-year-old professional basketball player, now that his ten-day contract is on the brink of expiring.
For his part, head coach Michael Malone is seemingly hesitant to let go of Kilpatrick and is actually hopeful to work with the young athlete in the future. more >>
Matches for the World Wrestling Entertainment's Fastlane pay-per-view have been revealed.
The said pay-per-view event is slated to take place on February 21 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
In a report by Sean Rueter for Cageside Seats, former United States Champion Alberto Del Rio will be part of the said event, in a rematch with current champion Kalisto. Both men faced each other during the recently concluded Royal Rumble event last January 24, where Kalisto defeated Del Rio to become the new champion. more >>
Retired undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently revealed that he was offered a hefty amount of money to make another comeback.
"Money May" walked away from the sport of boxing for the second time in September of the past year, after coasting through former world champion Andre Berto for a wide-margined unanimous decision verdict. He retired with a record of 49-0, with 26 victories by knockout.
Mayweather's first retirement was in 2007, after his tenth round stoppage victory over another former world champion, Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton. more >>
A Pakistani Christian man, a father of five, was reportedly threatened and psychologically tortured by Muslim coworkers who wanted him to convert to Islam, and even though he considered suicide, he refused to convert.
"They very often called me 'kafir', which means unfaithful, and they threatened me that they would resort to false accusations of blasphemy if I refused to convert to Islam," said Patras Hanif, the Pakistani man who was the victim of abuse, according to Fides News Agency.
Hanif, who worked at a construction site in Multan, in Punjab, faced violence and harassment from fellow workers who wanted him to abandon his Christian faith, which at one point even drove him to consider suicide. more >>
The ever-brash UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently made the headlines after another one of his infamous antics.
"The Notorious", who is known for his own brand of "mental warfare," has been able to rile up his opponents, who in turn become emotionally affected.
Through the lead up of his original fight date against former long-time champion José Aldo at UFC 189 in July of last year, McGregor incessantly talked down on the Brazilian champion through the ten-city press tour they went through, three months prior to the scheduled fight night. more >>