The Charlotte Bobcats, now Hornets, have steadily built over a number of seasons, culminating in a playoff berth last season. Michael Jordan has strengthened the team even more during the off season, signing coveted free agent Lance Stephenson. How will the new signing fit into the rotation?
History is stacked against the Waratahs ahead of their Super Rugby final against the Crusaders on Saturday.
The Cronulla Sharks host the Parramatta Eels at Remondis Stadium on Saturday, August 2 in Round 21 of the NRL. The match kicks off at 3.05pm (AEST)
Mark Milligan says the Socceroos will set themselves a target of winning the Asian Cup on home soil next year following the progress made so far under Ange Postecoglou.
Mark Milligan said the Socceroos will target winning the Asian Cup on home soil after the progress made under Ange Postecoglou.
The Canberra Raiders host the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium on Sunday, August 3 in Round 21 of the NRL. The match kicks off at 2.00pm (AEST).
COLLINGWOOD v PORT ADELAIDE, MCG, Sunday August 3, 4.40pm (AEST)
Ronaldinho's future remains unclear, even for the man himself, but the Brazilian World Cup winner has ruled out retirement.
Brendan Rodgers wants more goals from Jordan Henderson after the Liverpool midfielder scored against Manchester City on Wednesday.
Striker Stevan Jovetic can be the catalyst for Manchester City's title defence, according to manager Manuel Pellegrini.
Sydney FC have signed Austria captain Marc Janko as their marquee player for the 2014-15 A-League season.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila was left "unbelievably disappointed" after watching his team lose 4-1 at Legia Warsaw in the UEFA Champions League.
After being seen with Schapelle Corby in Bali, we take a look at where next for Todd Carney's World tour
HAWTHORN v WESTERN BULLDOGS, Aurora Stadium, Sunday August 3, 3.20pm (AEST)
DC United moved within a point of Sporting Kansas City in the East, while Real Salt Lake and New York Red Bulls completed a spiteful draw.
The Waratahs host the Crusaders in the 2014 Super Rugby Final on Saturday, August 2 at ANZ Stadium. The match kicks off at 7.40pm (AEST).
Emelec were officially crowned champions of the first stage of the Ecuadorian Primera A after defeating Deportivo Quito 2-0 on Wednesday.
Serena Williams made a successful return to the WTA Tour, beating Karolina Pliskova at the Bank of the West Classic on Wednesday.
Top seed Tomas Berdych opened his Citi Open campaign in resounding fashion, downing Robby Ginepri 6-1 6-4 in the second round on Wednesday.