Jimmy Butler has stood up for the Chicago Bulls this season and has helped the franchise transition out of their dependence on the injury-ravaged Derrick Rose.
Butler scored a team-high 23 points Friday as the Bulls routed the New York Knicks 108-81 despite the absence of Rose, who missed a second straight game due to a right hamstring problem.
LONDON: The difficult relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg has become a weakness for Formula One champions Mercedes and it could affect future driver decisions, team boss Toto Wolff warned Wednesday.
“We struggle sometimes in winning races on Sunday and having always one [driver] upset,” the Mercedes motorsport head
BRISBANE, Australia: Maria Sharapova will open her Australian campaign with a match against Ekaterina Makarova following Friday's draw for the Brisbane International.
Defending champion and third seed Sharapova will play world number 23 Makarova in a rematch from last year's Australian Open semi-final.
"This was a grand slam semi-final last year
BRISBANE, Australia: Roger Federer said Saturday he was looking at defending his Brisbane International title as a launch-pad to the new season.
The 17-time Swiss grand slam champion arrived in Australia Saturday with Sunday's Brisbane International tournament as his lead-up to this month's Australian Open in Melbourne.
Federer, 34, who won six
MADRID: Atletico Madrid have boosted their La Liga title challenge with the signing of Argentine international midfielder Augusto Fernandez from Celta Vigo for an undisclosed fee.
"Fernandez passed a medical Thursday and has signed his contract with our club on Jan. 1 for the remainder of the season plus three more," Atletico said in a statement
PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain begin their defense of the French Cup with a trip to play fourth-tier minnows Wasquehal in the round of 64 in their first game of 2016 on Sunday.Laurent Blanc's side took advantage of the short winter break to do some warm weather training in Qatar, where they beat Inter Milan 1-0 in a friendly Wednesday with a goal