Free agent big man Jahlil Okafor has agreed to a partially guaranteed one-year contract with the Pelicans, reports ESPN. The deal also includes a team option for the 2019-20 season.

Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, has struggled to find his footing in the league since a productive rookie season with the 76ers. The Pelicans will be his third team since December after he left Philadelphia for a brief stint with the Nets.

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Canelo gets 6-month ban for doping

LAS VEGAS – Mexican middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was handed a six-month ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday over the failed drug test which forced his rematch with Gennady Golovkin to be cancelled.

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ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced a blockbuster main event set for the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia.

ONE: KINGS OF COURAGE is set for 20 January, and is ONE Championship’s first global broadcast of 2018. In the main event, Tiffany “No Chill” Teo of Singapore will take on “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China for the inaugural ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship.

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