The NBA superstar onced dubbed 'Superman' opted out from the Houston Rockets from a $23.2 million deal to pursue free agency.
Now as a free agent, a lot of teams have been eyeing Dwight Howard to bolster their current roster. Several teams including Boston, Bucks, Charlotte, Chicago, Miami and Atlanta are a potential place for Howard's next home, but the latter poses as the best fit for Howard. Here's the reasons why:
Superman's Hometown more >>
This year's UEFA Euro 2016 tournament has been closely monitoring football stars through a Player Barometer to determine the best individuals in the competition.
In explaining the metrics, UEFA highlighted that this barometer is able to come up with a ranking of players based on their overall performances during the matches.
For the ongoing European tournament, here are the top 5 players as revealed by UEFA's Player Barometer: more >>
Eleven-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte swam short in the 400-meter individual medley trial competition on Sunday, where he failed to qualify.
Early Lead but Slow Final Leg
The 39-year-old swimmer previously won the event during the 2012 London Olympics so the result came as a shock to many. He reportedly established a lead for the first two legs but slowed down when it came to the breaststroke and freestyle. more >>
On paper, England will have bigger challenges to hurdle in UEFA Euro Round of 16 against Iceland. For Iceland, it's a chance to tally one of the greatest upsets in the history of football. This makes the Monday's England vs. Iceland clash, which will be held in Nice, France, at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Small Country, Big Success
With a population of just around 330,000, Iceland is the smallest country in history to qualify for the European Championships, a feat preceded by a string of incredible upsets leading to fairy-tale success. It began with a 3-0 win over Turkey on a European Championship qualifying campaign, followed by two victories over football giant Holland. more >>
Team USA Olympic basketball team now has a complete roster with 12 NBA stars in its lineup. Harrison Barnes and Kyrie Irving are the last two players to commit to the U.S. basketball team.
The U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Roster includes guards Jimmy Butler, DeMar Derozan, Klay Thompson, Kyle Lowry and Kyrie Irving; forwards Carmelo Anthony, Harrison Barnes, Kevin Durant, Paul George and Draymond Green; and centers DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan.
Stephen Curry and LeBron James are most notably absent in this lineup. Curry is nursing knee and ankle injuries, while LeBron James says he needs to take a break after a grueling NBA season. Other stars that won't play for the U.S. team include LaMarcus Aldridge, Chris Paul, James Harden and Russel Westbrook. more >>
Italy has expressed its determination to win for its Monday night matchup versus Spain for the UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16.
Coach Antonio Conte Positive of a Win for Italy
Italian coach Antonio Conte mentioned in a UEFA official report that they are ready to "pull a shock" versus their opponents, which defeated them both in 2008 and 2012. He added that his players have a lot of respect for the Spanish players and recognize their talent and skills on the field. more >>