• Indian runners to train in Himalayan kingdom ahead of Asian Games
  • Shobha Q4 profit jumps 42% to Rs 65 crore
  • Jaiprakash Associates posts Q4 loss at Rs 79 crore
  • India fail to defend women’s Asian Champions Trophy crown, lose 0-1 to South Korea
  • Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

Spurs' Popovich again critical of President Trump

10:13 PM ET CLEVELAND — Twenty-one seasons of coaching the Spurs has given Gregg Popovich a wealth of experience in dealing with the media. So much, in fact, that he believes newly sworn-in President Donald Trump can learn a thing or two from him. “I want to be totally vanilla, whether someone says something great or something bad (about me),” Popovich said before the Spurs and Cavaliers met Saturday night….

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Colts owner: Peyton not candidate for GM post

7:30 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts general manager search will not include former quarterback Peyton Manning. Owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that Manning, who spent 14 seasons with the Colts, is not in the “picture” as a possible replacement for the fired Ryan Grigson. “Right now it’s something where he’s not in the mix in this process for interviewing general managers,” Irsay said. “…Peyton and I have talked through…

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High Alert Sounded In Jammu Ahead Of Republic Day

Jammu: A high alert has been sounded in Jammu city as police has cautioned schools amid raising multiple barricades and intensified checking ahead of Republic day. “From the security point of view, it is requested to all the school managements in Jammu district to not allow any stranger in the school and meanwhile give necessary precaution to the students,” J&K Police said in an advisory on Saturday night. Keeping in…

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Delhi-Bound Indigo Flight Aborts Take-Off Due To 'Technical Snag'

Mumbai: A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai aborted take off at the last minute due to a suspected fire in one of its aircraft engine. The incident took place at around 8.35 pm. The snag-hit Airbus aircraft returned to the bay where all the passengers were deplaned safely, sources said. IndiGo confirmed that the commander of its flight 6E 248 for New Delhi with…

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With WRs ailing, Packers promote McCaffrey

4:51 PM ET With uncertainty at the receiver position, the Green Bay Packers promoted Max McCaffrey from the practice squad, the team announced Saturday. Late-week reports of a flu going around the Packers locker room has some bettors siding with the favored Falcons and moving the line. As hot as Aaron Rodgers is now, his game was off early in the season. Observers who critiqued him then offer a different…

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Van Gundy: Jackson-Rubio trade not happening

4:21 PM ET Detroit Pistons coach and team president Stan Van Gundy insisted to local reporters Saturday that he’s not trading point guard Reggie Jackson to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Van Gundy confirmed an ESPN.com report that the Pistons and Timberwolves had discussed a multi-player deal headlined by Jackson and point guard Ricky Rubio this week, but he revealed Saturday morning that he has assured Jackson the deal would not happen….

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Source: Colts fire GM Grigson after 5 seasons

3:21 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS – The Colts have fired general manager Ryan Grigson after five seasons, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Grigson was under contract for three more years — as is coach Chuck Pagano. But Colts owner Jim Irsay has not publicly supported either Grigson or Pagano since the end of the season. The Colts went 8-8, finished third in the AFC South and missed the playoffs…

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Source: Kelce fined for comments about ref

1:17 PM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been fined a total of $21,615 for his actions during and after last week’s 18-16 playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source confirmed to ESPN. Kelce was fined $12,500 for his postgame comments about referee Carl Cheffers, who penalized Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher for holding on an otherwise successful two-point conversion that would have…

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LeBron: Pop 'factors a lot' into 2020 decision

12:53 PM ET INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James hasn’t made the decision to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, at least not publicly, but he says the chance to play for new USA Basketball head coach Gregg Popovich will be a big consideration. “It factors a lot,” James said at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ shootaround Saturday morning, hours before playing Popovich’s San Antonio Spurs (8:30 p.m. ET, ABC). “I’ve said…

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Retiring rich: Here’s the pension Barrack Obama would now receive all through his life

It’s all about last night. When the outgoing president Barrack Obama boarded an Air Force One chopper and bid a final farewell to the White House, the world couldn’t hold its tears. The Obamas went straight to Palm Springs on a family vacation. While the erstwhile President has no plans to retire any soon, he would be receiving a handsome governmental pension for the rest of his life. You must…

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