Joel Embiid: After Jared Dudley fight, my game went to another level | 2019 NBA Playoffs

Joel Embiid says after the Jared Dudley fight he was able to elevate his game and lead the Philadelphia 76ers to the win. He also won’t reveal whether he is playing in Game 5 saying he needs to keep the Brooklyn Nets guessing. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on […]

Stats guru explains why the NBA should move 3-point line back | The Jump

Former San Antonio Spurs VP of strategic research and current ESPN analyst Kirk Goldsberry to promote his new book, "Sprawlball," and explain (0:34) why the NBA should move the 3-point line back, and (3:01) how he feels about his former team in its first-round 2019 NBA playoffs series vs. the Denver Nuggets. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe […]

David Fizdale refuses to do his Knicks free agency pitches on TV | The Jump

David Fizdale joins Rachel Nichols, Byron Scott and Amin Elhassan to talk about the 2018-19 NBA season with the New York Knicks, impressive performances from Mitchell Robinson and Dennis Smith Jr., how they're approaching 2019 NBA free agency (and, at 5:10, why he won't give his pitches away on TV), and more. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe […]

Joel Embiid calls Jared Dudley a ‘nobody,’ and Byron Scott has thoughts | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Byron Scott react to Joel Embiid's postgame interview in which he called Jared Dudley a "nobody" following a contentious game in the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets first-round series of the 2019 NBA playoffs. They react to the ejections of Dudley and Jimmy Butler, and later (2:43) talk about Nets […]

Russell Westbrook ‘cheating everybody,’ ‘sending a bad message’ with interview behavior | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Byron Scott react to Russell Westbrook's "next question" responses to press conference questions by The Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel during the Oklahoma City Thunder's first-round series vs. the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2019 NBA playoffs. #TheJump ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: […]

How the Blazers went from first-round sweep to the verge of redemption | The Jump

In her daily monologue, Rachel Nichols recaps how the Portland Trail Blazers were able to overcome their 2018 sweep vs. the New Orleans Pelicans with a key Game 4 win vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2019 NBA playoffs. Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Byron Scott then (3:37) discuss how Damian […]

The current Warriors’ core will not be together next season – Mark Jackson | Stephen A. Smith Show

Former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson joins the Stephen A. Smith Show to discuss (0:35) his concerns about this year's Warriors team, (1:39) his thoughts on the Houston Rockets and whether they can beat Golden State in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs, (3:32) Draymond Green's relationship with Kevin Durant, (5:07) […]

‘Gotta keep ’em guessing’ – Joel Embiid on Game 5 status vs. Nets | 2019 NBA Playoffs

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers wants to keep the Brooklyn Nets guessing about his Game 5 status. Embiid adds that he is "scared of water" and does not know how to swim. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: ✔ […]

2019 NFL Draft: Can the Giants afford to pass on Dwayne Haskins? | First Take

Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay join Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman to break down who the New York Giants could take with the sixth pick in the 2019 NFL draft and whether they would be willing to wait until later to select a quarterback. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to […]

Celtics are the team in the East best suited to knock off the Warriors – Stephen A. | First Take

Max Kellerman views the Milwaukee Bucks as the team in the East with the best chance to defeat the Golden State Warriors, while Stephen A. Smith sees Gordon Hayward's resurgence as the reason the Boston Celtics would be the Warriors' toughest foes in the East. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN […]

A healthy Joel Embiid would lead the 76ers past the Raptors next round – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith argues that a healthy Joel Embiid would lead the Philadelphia 76ers to the Eastern Conference Finals over Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors, while Max Kellerman believes the opposite. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Watch […]

Errol Spence Jr. would defeat Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford if given the chance – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman look ahead to a potential welterweight title unification fight between Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. Stephen A. likes Spence Jr. to win the fight, but Kellerman goes with Crawford. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN […]

If James Harden doesn’t choke, Rockets have chance to beat the Warriors – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman expects the Houston Rockets to have a “puncher's chance” against the Golden State Warriors, if James Harden makes his shots, while Stephen A. Smith doesn’t see them defeating the Warriors. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Watch […]

Russell Westbrook can’t be your No. 1 option for a championship team – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith argues that despite Russell Westbrook’s great talent, he is incapable of leading a team to an NBA Championship as the No. 1 option and will take the blame if the Oklahoma City Thunder get eliminated in the 1st round. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: […]

2019 NFL Draft: Will the Giants take a QB in the first round? | Get Up!

Mel Kiper Jr., Field Yates and Mike Tannenbaum break down how the New York Giants plan to attack the 2019 NFL draft and whether they should select a quarterback with either of their picks in the first round. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA […]

Kawhi Leonard reminds me of Michael Jordan – Kendrick Perkins | Get Up!

Kendrick Perkins sees that Kawhi Leonard's game mimics Michael Jordan's and says Kawhi is probably the best defender in the NBA. Perkins adds that Joel Embiid needs to focus on basketball after Embiid's flagrant foul on Jarrett Allen sparked a scuffle between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets. #GetUp ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: […]

Nobody can beat the Warriors in a best of 7 series – Kendrick Perkins | Get Up!

Kendrick Perkins and Seth Greenberg break down why the Golden State Warriors are so hard to beat. Perkins says their unselfishness is very unique, and Greenberg adds that Steve Kerr's coaching has propelled them to another level of offensive prowess. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe […]

The Thunder are ‘dysfunctional’ and Russell Westbrook is struggling – Kendrick Perkins | Get Up!

Kendrick Perkins says Russell Westbrook is struggling and calls the Oklahoma City Thunder a "dysfunctional team" with a defense that can't figure it out. Seth Greenberg praises the Trail Blazers' maturity after Portland's Game 4 win vs. OKC in the 2019 NBA playoffs. #GetUp ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC […]

LeBron James makes his first NBA playoff appearance circa 2006 | ESPN Archives

LeBron James makes his first NBA playoff appearance after two years in the league, admitting before the game that he felt “butterflies.” But as soon as the ball tipped, he wasn’t showing any nerves draining 19 points, dishing out seven assists and picking up five rebounds in the first half alone. James finished the game […]

Tennessee nominees for 2019 McWhorter Award announced

Tennessee’s Erica Treiber and Zhipeng (Colin) Zeng have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Pirates Move Forward Into New Era

The Pirates traded pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Astros over the weekend, a move that seems to signal a changing of the guard in Pittsburgh after the team experienced a long-awaited breakthrough into the postseason in 2013. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. […]

A Baseball Friendship To Celebrate

There have been a lot of great baseball friendships to know, none more so than Tim McCarver, the white Catholic catcher from the south, and Bob Gibson, the great African-American pitcher out of Omaha, a bond that has proudly stood the test of time. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use […]

Mularkey Out in Tennessee Despite Playoff Win

The Titans and Mike Mularkey couldn’t agree on how to build off the team’s first playoff berth since 2008. That job will now fall to a new coach. The Titans split with Mularkey on Monday after he led them to their first playoff victory in 14 years. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By […]

What's Next For Alabama, Georgia

After Alabama’s dramatic victory over Georgia for the 2017 national championship, both teams will enter 2018 with high hopes, again. With underclassmen making their NFL decisions, let’s take an early look at what to expect from the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you […]

NFL Draft 2019: Top 10 Cornerback Prospects

This year’s crop of cornerbacks in the NFL draft has a lot of fast-risers and surprisingly little consensus on the top prospect. At least two, if not three, corners from this list will be off the board at the end of round one, but there’s still a lot of talent in the middle rounds. Here […]

PM Roundup: Victoria Justice; Cassius Stanley Picks Duke; Pittsburgh Pirates Thriving With Old School Style

The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which is just flat-out tired, you guys.  Victoria’s hair was impressive: Victoria Justice wore butterflies in her hair to Coachella last weekend and apparently the process was pretty involved. View this post on Instagram Happy Easter! & happy Sunday to those of you who don’t celebrate! Either way have […]

Peyton Manning Doesn't Want to Do This

Peyton Manning is a future Hall of Famer. One of the best quarterbacks to ever take the field. An affable chap with great comedic timing. A student of the game. A non-offensive owner of a folksy drawl. On paper, he’s the perfect television analyst. There’s just one problem. The guy doesn’t want to do it. […]

The Jets Need To Trade Down And Stockpile Picks In The 2019 Draft

The New York Jets own the No. 3 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, which is prime position to snag an impact player. While that may look great at first glance, the Jets should be attempting to trade out of that slot and move down to stockpile picks. New York has needs all over the […]

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won't be promoted to Blue Jays just yet

Just when we thought it was safe to celebrate the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to the big leagues, the Toronto Blue Jays pulled the rug out from under us. Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reported Monday that the Blue Jays will not be promoting Guerrero to the majors on Tuesday, as many expected. […]

Watch: Blake Griffin joins Pistons fans in 'ref you suck' chant

Many in Detroit were rather dissatisfied with how the first half of Monday night’s Pistons-Bucks playoff game was being officiated. Milwaukee and Detroit were whistled for a combined 28 personal fouls in the first 24 minutes of the first-round game, but 18 of them went against the Pistons. At halftime, Detroit’s Bruce Brown had already […]

Odell Beckham wants 'respect' from Giants after 'culture problem' quote

Odell Beckham Jr. hasn’t said that much about his departure from the New York Giants, but on Monday, he gave us some insight into how he feels. Beckham seemed to object to how Giants GM Dave Gettleman and the team have characterized him since his departure. On Monday, he replied to a fan who was […]

Something Bad's Going To Happen In That Crypt, Huh?

We’re now two episodes into the final season of Game of Thrones—HBO’s hit show that asks, How bad is it, really, to smooch your nephew?—and so far, not a lot has happened. There should be a severe uptick in action next week, and some of it will most likely involve a crypt. Read more… Privacy […]

Indians continue to dominate at the Asian Boxing Championship

Indians continue to dominate at the Asian Boxing Championship Day three of the Asian Boxing Championship featured some of the most exciting matches of the tournament. Indian boxers continued their dominant run in the tournament which is being held in Bangkok, Thailand. Nikhat Zareen (51 kg), the former world junior champion who had previously won gold […]

IPL: After losing two on road, CSK return home to play SRH

IPL: After losing two on road, CSK return home to play SRH In match 41, Indian Premier League, 2019 (IPL) heads to the M A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai to host its next match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). MS Dhoni’s CSK is at the second spot of the IPL with […]

Man United lost the match against Everton because of me: Matic

Man United lost the match against Everton because of me: Matic Manchester United midfielder, Nemanja Matic, said he was the biggest problem when his team lost 0-4 to Everton in the Premier League match at Goodison Park on Sunday. Regarding the match, Matic admitted that he could have played better. "Many things didn't work for […]

Zola suggests Chelsea to report Burnley after Sarri was allegedly 'offended'

Burnley may find themselves in trouble with the Football Association as Maurizio Sarri was "offended" by them, according to Gianfranco Zola. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Papers: Chelsea target Coutinho

All the top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of Tuesday’s national newspapers… Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

CM Punk returned to wrestling in a mask and nobody knows what’s going on

Is the Best in the World coming back? The wrestling world is buzzing on Monday after CM Punk made an appearance at a tiny independent wrestling show in Wisconsin over the weekend. Who was this masked man who put @StHolmesEsq to sleep??? @DavePrazak @acesofsteel pic.twitter.com/o5Mcak3uIE — MKE Wrestling (@MKE_Wrestling) April 20, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Wearing a […]

Meet the 5’8 running back ready to be the 2019 NFL Draft’s biggest bargain

The Utah State one-year wonder could be an NFL Draft steal thanks to his strength and explosiveness. Don’t call Darwin Thompson a small running back. A 5’8, he’s not one of the taller offensive prospects who will hear their names called at the 2019 NFL Draft, but lumping him in with situational backs like Tarik […]

Complete NFL Draft pick order for all 32 teams in 2019

The full list of NFL Draft picks for each team in 2019 was established months ago, but trades have impacted both the order of the picks and the amount of picks each team has in 2019. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To […]

Peyton Manning passes on ESPN's 'Monday Night Football,' SN sources say

Peyton Manning will not join ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” booth this season, sources tell Sporting News, but the 43-year-old will still be seen as part of other ESPN programming. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control […]

Could Kliff Kingsbury's seven-year recruitment of Kyler Murray finally pay off?

Back in 2012, Kingsbury and Murray formed a bond. Now the new Cardinals coach is eyeing Murray again, this time as the No. 1 pick in this week’s draft. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control […]

UFC fighter de Lima killed in rideshare dispute

Rodrigo de Lima, known as ”Monstro” in the UFC, was killed in Brazil on Sunday following a dispute with a rideshare driver. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

No. 23 Kentucky sweeps No. 14 Auburn

The Wildcats shut out the Tigers 7-0 to earn the series sweep and improve to 29-18 overall. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

McCutchen Trade Tough But Necessary

It always hurts to lose a franchise icon, and Pittsburgh Pirates fans may be understandably sad after the franchise traded Andrew McCutchen to the Giants on Monday. But these trades sometimes work out better than you might think. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their […]

Leaked Wonderlic Test  Scores NFL Draft 2019

It’s that magical time of the year when NFL prospect’s Wonderlic stories leak out to the public because it’s very tough to keep a secret. Every year we go through the same thing, and nothing changes. The test is either very important or not important at all depending on your viewpoint. Reportedly, these are the […]

Jacob deGrom Injury: MRI On Elbow Comes Back Clean

Jacob deGrom appears set to make is his next Friday night after an MRI on his right elbow came back clean. The New York Mets ace appears to have avoided serious injury after an early-season scare. Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said on Monday that deGrom’s MRI came back clean. The reigning National League […]

WATCH: Alex Ovechkin Slashes Player, Mocks Officials, Gets Ejected

It was a busy sequence for Alex Ovechkin tonight. After slashing Saku Maenalanen, Ovechkin mocked the call, and then got tossed. Oh, and then responded with some NSFW language making this even that much more fun. Alex Ovechkin slashes Saku Maenalanen, applauds the penalty call and gets ejected pic.twitter.com/cnijrY8PcE — Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) April 23, 2019 […]

VIDEO: Bryce Harper Gets Angry, Tossed from Mets Game

Bryce Harper was just tossed from the game and was not at all happy with the umpiring crew pic.twitter.com/HDkoI36e5D — SNY (@SNYtv) April 23, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Bryce Harper struck out looking in the top of the 4th on a sinker from Steven Matz. He was still fuming about the call during a later at-bat, when […]

Dallas Keuchel prefers to re-sign with Astros?

Dallas Keuchel remains a free agent almost a month into the MLB season, and there is still a chance it could be another month or more before he finds work. However, there is one team that may have more incentive to sign him than others. Keuchel rejected a qualifying offer from the Houston Astros prior […]

Magic Johnson remains involved with Lakers

Magic Johnson shocked the NBA world when he stepped down as the Lakers‘ president of basketball operations. However, despite the lack of title, he said he still remains involved with the team. “I’m still helping them. It’s almost like I never left (laughs). I’m still talking to them every day,” Johnson said via TMZ (h/t […]

Russell Westbrook is shooting the Thunder out of the playoffs

If you’re wondering why the Oklahoma City Thunder are down 3-1 in their first-round playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers, look no further than the play of Russell Westbrook. Two years removed from an MVP season, Westbrook had an atrocious year as a shooter this season. He made just 42.8 percent of his field […]

Cody Bellinger enjoying dream April, and it’s no fluke

Opponents of the Los Angeles Dodgers have done their best. But try as it might, no team has figured out the mystery of Cody Bellinger in 2019. Bellinger has absolutely lit up MLB pitching this season. His numbers would look outrageous in a video game. Only he’s achieved them in real life. Bellinger is hitting […]

Jets facing big offseason questions after early playoff exit

The Winnipeg Jets were knocked out of the playoffs last night by an impressive St. Louis Blues group, and face the harsh reality of another season wasted.  The Jets will not be happy with just making the playoffs in a season where many had them as a Stanley Cup contender, and have plenty of questions […]

Former UFC Fighter Rodrigo De Lima Killed Following Altercation With Rideshare Driver

Former UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima was killed Sunday in a fatal Uber incident that somehow does not involve the company’s new self-driving brigade. According to reports, de Lima had an argument and “altercation” with Uber driver Jefferson Roger Maciel Barata, which ended with de Lima leaving Barata’s vehicle on foot… Read more… Privacy & […]

Bar-Hopping Easter Bunny Takes No Prisoners In Brutal Orlando Street Fight

Easter is not just a time to be reminded of Jesus’s miraculous resurrection by the stirring comeback win of Tiger Woods at Augusta. It is also apparently a time for the Easter Bunny to jump into a street fight with bad intentions and land heavy blows on one of the participants, as apparently happened in […]

Reports: Luke Walton Sued By Reporter Kelli Tennant For Sexual Assault

Brand new Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton is being sued by sports reporter Kelli Tennant, who alleges that Walton sexually assaulted her in his hotel room at the Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. The initial report by TMZ doesn’t say when the alleged assault occurred, but subsequent reporting by The Blast and… […]

Bryce Harper Ejected For Arguing Balls And Strikes, Once Again Goes Apeshit

One thing Phillies fans have yet to experience much of is new slugger Bryce Harper’s at-times contentious relationship with baseball’s umpires. He has been known to shout “fuck you” at them; they have been known to eject him for mysterious reasons. In general the two sides seem to harbor quite a bit of mutual resentment […]

Bucks Take Pistons' Best Punch, Then Coolly Dropkick Them Into A Toilet

The Pistons got off to a very good start Monday night, at home, in Game 4 of their playoff series against Central division foe Milwaukee. Blake Griffin was lively; Reggie Jackson poured in 20 first-half points; the Pistons all but played Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton off the court. It was about as encouraging a… […]

Cowboys' Cooper describes relationship with Prescott

Dallas Cowboys duo Amari Cooper and Dak Prescott are getting even better together. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

WWE News: Former Divas Champion returns to battle Becky Lynch on Monday Night Raw

A Diva's Champion could spoil Becky Lynch's ongoing celebration tonight? Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

WWE News: Top Champion shocks WWE Universe by jumping to Monday Night RAW

Seth Rollins' Universal Title reign could already be in jeopardy with a highly aggressive challenger arriving on RAW! Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

First time in my life – Milner supporting United in Manchester derby

James Milner will not watch the Manchester derby, but he hopes United can do Liverpool a favour. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Dyche dismisses 'anti-football' accusations

Accused of being "anti-football", Sean Dyche shrugged off criticism after Burnley's draw with Chelsea. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Luiz: Burnley played anti-football

David Luiz slammed Burnley’s “anti-football” tactics as Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw on a frustrating evening for Maurizio Sarri’s side. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

AJ: Miller doesn't deserve to be in ring

Anthony Joshua says Jarrell Miller “does not deserve to be in a ring with me or any other heavyweight” after reported drug test failures. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Giannis dominates as Bucks sweep Pistons

Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 41 points as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks earned their first playoff series victory in 18 seasons by completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Pistons with a 127-104 win on Monday. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find […]

Blake Griffin’s season deserves a better ending than this

Detroit is about to get embarrassed out of the playoffs, with its star hobbling. That’s not the ending either deserves. Blake Griffin’s 2018-19 season is going to end in anticlimactic fashion, as the Pistons are almost certain to fall to the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs. So ends a fantastic […]

Here’s how Kyler Murray could fall out of the top 10

Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz isn’t saying Murray WILL drop. But if he does, this is how things could play out. It’s NFL Draft WEEEEEEEK! Let’s go! All the speculation, the rumors, the scouting reports, mock drafts, and hype is about to pay off with the first round on Thursday, followed by rounds two and […]

The Utah Jazz need another alpha

Donovan Mitchell needs offensive help in the worst way for Utah to take the next step. The Houston Rockets were an absolute mess on the road in Game 3 against the Utah Jazz and it didn’t matter. James Harden played one of the worst games of his career, starting 0-of-15 from the field before dunking […]

The Lynx are replacing retired legend Lindsay Whalen with her nemesis

The Sparks agreed to trade guard Odyssey Sims, one of Minnesota’s most polarizing rivals, to the Lynx on Monday. L.A. received guard Alexis Jones in return. The Minnesota Lynx are putting rivalry aside in the name of success. The Lynx have agreed to trade third-year guard Alexis Jones to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange […]

All the NFL free agency rumors you need to know

Le’Veon Bell finally has a new home and a bunch of big names got traded. What will happen next? The race to Super Bowl 54 begins March 13. That’s the first day teams can officially sign the free agents who can push their rosters over the top and into the NFL’s record books. This year’s […]

Wonderlic test scores of 2019 NFL Draft quarterbacks leaked

The Wonderlic test scores of several top 2019 NFL Draft quarterback prospects have been leaked, but does the score really matter? Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

How Christian Yelich became a future Hall of Famer in 400 plate appearances

What we’ve seen from the Brewers slugger since last July is historic — and puts him on the path to Cooperstown. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Power Rankings: New challengers vie for No. 1

The Astros and Dodgers usually rule the roost, but clubs such as the Rays, Brewers and Phillies are making their presence felt. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

The best and worst draft-day trades for every NFL team

NFL Nation reporters revisit the deals made during previous drafts that produced the most memorable outcomes — good or bad — for their teams. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Tiger's ex-caddie: Masters win re-energizes golf

Tiger Woods’ former caddie Steve Williams thinks that Woods’ victory at the Masters is “amazing” for the golfer and the game. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

McNabb clarifies take on Wentz after criticism

Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb took to Twitter to clarify his comments on Carson Wentz after offensive lineman Lane Johnson called him out. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Best Starting Rotations of the 2000s

The Astros’ rotation projects to be the best in baseball in 2018. How those starters will stack up against the best rotations of this century remains to be seen, but one question we can answer now is which rotations set the standard. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, […]

Marcus Williams Is Not Alone

My heart still hurts for Marcus Williams, the Saints’ safety who ducked and whiffed on Stefon Diggs’ winning touchdown catch last Sunday. I’ve been thinking about Williams since then, because I had my own “Marcus Williams moment,” albeit on a much smaller scale. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this […]

Draft Deadline: 10 College Takeaways

The deadline for underclassmen to leave college early for the 2018 NFL Draft passed on Monday. As always, it’s a key date for shaping the draft class, but it’s also important for preseason college football analysis. Here are 10 takeaways to know. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, […]

Fools Spent Their Holiday Weekend Worrying That Ezekiel Elliott Is Fat Now

Ezekiel Elliott led the NFL in rushing last year. He did this while playing at 6-foot-0, 230 pounds. Dallas Cowboys ostensibly watched some of that action and are familiar with his body, which does not look the same as it did when the running back was at Ohio State. Despite this, they are reportedly concerned […]

Roundup: Katy Perry As Ursula, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood Not Beefing, 60 Best Motown Songs

Katy Perry, who dressed as Ursula for an ABC special … Over 200 dead in coordinated terrorist explosions in Sri Lanka … Sri Lanka government blocks Facebook and WhatsApp after attacks … A man was rushed to the hospital with a rapid heartbeat, the ambulance hit a pothole, and his heartbeat returned to normal … […]

Klay Thompson talks Rockets as Clippers series is still ongoing

The Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday to go up 3-1 in their first-round series, but Klay Thompson is already moving on to the Houston Rockets. Thompson, who was on fire from the floor Sunday to lead the Warriors with 32 points, was interviewed by Lisa Salters on ABC after the game. […]

Nets feel Joel Embiid should have multiple flagrant 2 fouls

The Brooklyn Nets were furious with the officiating in their first-round Eastern Conference games against the Philadelphia 76ers, and now we know why. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Nets are “livid” that Joel Embiid’s flagrant 1 fouls in Games 2 and 4 were not classified as flagrant 2s. This was apparently what led […]

Liverpool beat Cardiff 2-0 to reclaim Premier League top spot

Liverpool beat Cardiff 2-0 to reclaim Premier League top spot Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League table with a commanding 2-0 victory over Cardiff City on Sunday. The Reds had a shabby start but was not short of chances. Across the front line, all three forwards could not find a finish in spite […]

5 theories on why Kevin Owens will turn heel and attack Kofi Kingston

Will Kevin Owens betray Kofi Kingston on SmackDown Live? Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

SRH will badly miss Warner, Bairstow: Williamson

Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one thing that has been consistent for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is the brilliant batting performance of their openers, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their […]

IPL 2019: Parthiv Patel reveals RCB’s last ball plan against Dhoni which won them the game

Patel emerged as the hero as RCB edged out the Super Kings by 1 run. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Pavard: Bayern signed me because I am one of the best

Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich from Stuttgart at the end of the season, because, he says, he is one of the Bundesliga's best. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Brilliant Dhoni took me back to 2006: Kiran More

Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) An MSD special is no longer as frequent an affair as it used to be in the early 2000s. But Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock once again on Sunday not just for his fans, but also for one man, who literally had to fight it out as chief national […]

Sandown for Knight To Behold

Harry Dunlop is looking forward to giving Knight To Behold his seasonal debut in the bet365 Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown on Friday – despite respecting the strength of the potential opposition. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including […]

Team of the week

The best performers from the Champions Cup semi-finals, Super Rugby and the Championship in our latest team of the week. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Sky Live: Tottenham vs Brighton

Tottenham will be looking to strengthen their top-four position when they host Brighton in the Premier League on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

11 questions with Tiger Tracker, the biggest Masters winner not named Tiger Woods

After seven years of waiting, the famous “Tiger Tracker” Twitter account realized its fate at the 2019 Masters: to tweet about a major victory by Tiger Woods. Sporting News caught up with the person behind the tweets to discuss fulfillment long overdue (sorry, they still won’t spill their identity). Privacy & Cookies: This site uses […]

Mets, Brewers both could pursue Gio Gonzalez, report says

The Mets were “minimally interested” in Gonzalez during the offseason but are “more intrigued now,” according to a report from SNY. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Duke lands Stanley and likely top recruiting class

Cassius Stanley, a 6-foot-5 guard who is ranked No. 29 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Duke. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Marrone, Ramsey finally speak, share 'little laugh'

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone finally spoke with star cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is skipping voluntary workouts, and said he had the wrong number for the two-time Pro Bowl defender. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to […]

MLS Power Rankings: LAFC stay on top but Sporting KC sink

The league’s last unbeaten team finally fell when Seattle lost at LAFC, which remains the team to catch. Meanwhile, what has happened in Kansas City? Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie […]

NBA playoff surprises, disappointments and bold predictions

Our NBA experts break down the standout storylines in each conference. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

MRI on deGrom's elbow comes back clean

Mets ace Jacob deGrom could start against the Brewers on Friday, after an MRI on the NL Cy Young Award winner’s right elbow came back clean. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: […]

Spurs Lurking As Top Contenders

More than a few folks are ignoring the San Antonio Spurs when projecting ahead to the NBA Finals, and people are doing so because of all of those flashier teams in the spotlight. But, as always, the Spurs are lying in wait, ready to make a run. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By […]

Where Pujols' Legacy Stands Now

Albert Pujols turned 38 on Tuesday, and he enters 2018 with the Angels coming off the first season in his career in which he was a below-average hitter. Pujols is already an obvious Hall of Famer, but what will the last years of his career look like? Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By […]

The Best NBA All-Star Game Picks

On Thursday, the NBA will announce its 2018 All-Star game starters. Here are our choices for the East and West All-Star starters and reserves, where we’re ignoring popularity and positions and simply looking at who is most deserving of being there and why. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this […]

Liverpool Is Back And Here To Stay

With a 4-3 victory over previously unbeaten Manchester City over the weekend, Liverpool reestablished itself as a force to be reckoned with in the English Premier League. The talented core assembled by Jurgen Klopp could make the Reds formidable for years to come. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this […]

Russell Wilson Has a New Hairstyle to Go With That Big Contract

Russell Wilson is not the highest-paid player in the NFL. This new status has paid immediate dividends in the personality department. First it was the snuggly live video next to wife Ciara. Now, it’s a new hairstyle, also compliments of Ciara. Russell Wilson spending his Easter Sunday getting his hair braided by his wife Ciara. […]

Craig Kimbrel Rumors: Mets and Brewers Still in Play

The calendar is creeping and creeping towards May and still Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel remain unsigned. With regards to the former, Athletic and Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal provided an update over the weekend: Couple of notes from videos: #Mets insured deGrom’s $137.5M extension, just as they do with all their big contracts. NYM, […]

Watch: A's pull off craziest double play of the season

The Oakland Athletics pulled off one of the most incredible, most mind-blowing double plays we’ve ever seen during Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. In the top of the second inning with one man on, Teoscar Hernandez appeared to have a home run in the bag. Then Ramon Laureano leaped up and robbed Hernandez […]