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Toronto Raptors name Nick Nurse head coach

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have named Nick Nurse as the team’s new head coach. Per team policy terms of the deal were not released. Nurse becomes the ninth head coach in franchise history after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Raptors along with successful coaching tenures in the NBA G League and overseas. ...

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Report: Raptors to name Nick Nurse as team's head coach

The last head coaching vacancy in the NBA has finally been filled. The Toronto Raptors have reached an agreement with assistant coach Nick Nurse to become the team’s next head coach, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. After his four-year collegiate career at Northern Iowa … NBA | theScore

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Detroit Pistons name Dwane Casey as head coach

DETROIT, Mich. — The Detroit Pistons announced Monday an agreement with Dwane Casey to join the organization as Head Coach. Casey, who will be formally introduced at a news conference in Detroit next week, is expected to start immediately with player meetings and staff development starting this week. “Dwane is one of the most successful and highly respected coaches in ...

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Mass shooting survivors name baby after Golden Knights' Smith

A couple who survived the October shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival has named their newborn after one of the Vegas Golden Knights hockey players, saying the team has brought some positivity into their lives after the tragedy. KLAS-TV reports that Lauren and Brad Sugars’ girl was born May 18, the same day the Golden Knights beat the ...

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When El Loco lived up to his name

Sebastian Abreu pictured scoring winning penalty in 2010 shooutout​ His impudent ‘Panenka’ sent Uruguay through to the semi-finals ​Lugano: “He’s as mad as he is intelligent” It was one of the most memorable moments of this, or any, FIFA World Cup™. Sebastian Abreu had the responsibility of returning Uruguay to the semi-finals for the first time in four decades. But ...

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Saudi Arabia name squad for pre-World Cup camp

Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi is closer to finalising his 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ roster after announcing a 28-man squad to participate in their upcoming camp and friendly matches. Saudi Arabia will meet Italy, Peru and Germany in international outings ahead of Russia 2018. The Green Falcons will feature in the World Cup’s Opening Match against the hosts ...

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