DJOKOVIC
19 months ago
Diluting Novak Djokovic's success over not facing a peak Nadal or Federer is ...
Toni Nadal, the uncle and coach of Rafael Nadal, started one ahead of the Madrid Open this week by insinuating that world No 1 Novak Djokovic's current success has been helped by misfortunes and loss of form for his main rivals. Djokovic has won four ...
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BUFFALO BILLS
19 months ago
Cardale Jones rips his shirt off after drafted by Buffalo Bills: Does this ...
139 to the Bills as the ninth quarterback off the board, many want a final analysis on whether Jones regrets his choice to stay at Ohio State for the 2015 season. Does that look like a man with regrets? This is what we do - analyze every move of the ...
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HOUSTON TEXANS
19 months ago
Texans' DeAndre Hopkins: 'Ain't no more double teams baby!'
Texans star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins' star turn last season wasn't an uninterrupted path to the Pro Bowl. Hopkins endured constant double-team attention from defenses, a compliment of respect paid by opposing defensive coordinators and ...
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ST LOUIS RAMS
19 months ago
Aside from Jared Goff, which Rams pick is most intriguing?
LOS ANGELES -- The NFL draft is over. Free agency is over. We are now in the clear with nothing really big planned until, you know, football actually begins. For the Los Angeles Rams, it's a chance to finally come up for air after one of the most ...
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GINOBILI
19 months ago
NBA: Duncan, Ginobili $8 Million Pay Shows Spurs Winning Culture
Veterans (and certain Hall of Famers) Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will make just about $8 million -- together. No need to worry about Ginobili and Duncan, of course -- they've made multiple millions over long careers. They might actually be making, if ...
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NOTRE DAME
19 months ago
Notre Dame Nixes Collaboration With Chinese University
In the white paper introducing the project, Notre Dame officials suggested that the project could “advance Notre Dame's global academic reputation, promote worldwide Notre Dame's unique and successful blend of teaching, research and service, and offer ...
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DEMARCUS COUSINS
19 months ago
DeMarcus Cousins opens up with Carmichael Dave
Part 1 of Carmichael Dave's sit down interview with DeMarcus Cousins aired on The Drive with Dave, Kayte, and Nate this morning, and considering how rare it is to hear anything out of Cousins that isn't some sort of NBA mandated media session, this ...
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NBA DRAFT
19 months ago
NBA Draft Rankings 2016: Top 25 Prospects by ESPN, CBS, DraftExpress
The NFL draft is taking all of the attention right now, but it won't be long until we'll see the NBA take center stage with the 2016 NBA Draft. For the Kentucky Wildcats, that will once again be a huge event as three former Cats are being projected as ...
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CHARLOTTE HORNETS
19 months ago
Charlotte Hornets' Nic Batum declares himself ready for Game 5
Charlotte Hornets forward Nic Batum participated fully in shoot around this morning at American Airlines Arena and plans to play tonight against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of this first-round playoff series. Batum missed the previous two games after ...
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RONDA ROUSEY
19 months ago
Ronda Rousey 'grieving' career she could have had
Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People and was included in one of their signature video packages regarding each individual that is recognized for their ...
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FEDERER
19 months ago
Remembering And Explaining Roger Federer's Early Climb
Federer exploded in 2003 with his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. He defeated Andy Roddick 7-6(6), 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals and took out Mark Philippoussis 7-6(5), 6-2, 7-6(3) in the final. It was game on for Federer, and game over for pretty ...
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ATLANTA FALCONS
19 months ago
Final Atlanta Falcons Seven Round Mock Draft
The Falcons view Floyd as potentially an inside linebacker with the ability to thrive as a blitzer, and he's a guy who has the length and range to cover tight ends, such as Carolina's Greg Olsen, from sideline to sideline. Teams around the league seem ...
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CARLI LLOYD
19 months ago
With Olympics on horizon, NJ soccer star Carli Lloyd suffers knee injury
When MRI results came back for New Jersey's Carli Lloyd, an entire soccer world held its collective breath. From Lloyd, to her NWSL team, the Houston Dash, to the Olympic Women's team, to fans in Lloyd's home state, it was easy to start wondering if ...
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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
19 months ago
New Orleans Saints in play for Paxton Lynch?
Two days away from the 2016 NFL Draft, the Saints have emerged as a team with plenty of interest in landing a promising rookie quarterback. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that New Orleans staged internal talks about moving up to No.
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RYAN MALLETT
19 months ago
Mexican feminists declare 'violet spring' on nationwide day of action
Women marching against sxisim and femicide in Puebla, Mexico on Sunday. (WNV / Ryan Mallett-Outtrim). Tens of thousands of feminists protested across Mexico on Sunday, amid what they say is an epidemic of violence against women. “We're sick of ...
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ESPN COM
19 months ago
Steph Curry's injury reshapes the playoff picture, so who wins now?
Zach Lowe, ESPN.com: It's hyper-important, because Curry is the MVP and the league's best player, but versions of this happen almost every season and postseason: ill-timed injuries to Derrick Rose, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, Bill Russell, ...
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ESPN COLLEGE FOOTBALL
19 months ago
Ole Miss Rebels ready to play favorites in the SEC
According to ESPN's Football Power Index, Ole Miss owns the nation's second-toughest schedule. Ole Miss faces Florida State (10 wins in 2015) in Orlando, Florida; a home game with defending national champion Alabama; a home bout with Georgia (10 ...
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JOHNNY MANZIEL
19 months ago
The NFL Draft Did Not Ruin Johnny Manziel
There is a weird-as-hell story on A1 of the New York Times today mashing up two of the two biggest stories of the NFL week—the indictment of Johnny Manziel for assault, and this Thursday's NFL draft. It's an amalgamation of two distinct ideas, both ...
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WES WELKER
19 months ago
Is this the next Wes Welker?
Former Southern Mississippi receiver Casey Martin might not be a name you know but he sure looks a lot like former NFL player Wes Welker on the field. Watch your Team Videos ▽. Please log in or register to view your favorite teams video. Watch our ...
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ARIAN FOSTER
19 months ago
New England Patriots Rumors: Arian Foster Remains A Possibility For The Patriots
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Foster has been linked to the Patriots for over a month. After visiting the Miami Dolphins and leaving without a contract, news has been fairly quiet regarding Foster and his future. Foster will turn 30-years ...
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BERNARD TOMIC
19 months ago
Bernard Tomic - ATP Istanbul - 25 April 2016
Bernard Tomic. 0. sets. 0. 10:00. Bernard Tomic Tom. 0. sets. 0. 18:00. TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open • 1st Round. Monday, April 25, 2016 • 18:00. 0; 0; 0. Tom. 18:00. Preview Live FIS live results Results Review Standings Standings Players Brackets ...
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CONNOR MCDAVID
19 months ago
Cult of Hockey: Connor McDavid is Oilers new scoring chances champion
Connor McDavid is the Oilers new scoring chance machine. In his rookie season, McDavid played in 45 games and made some shot or pass to contribute to 204 even strength chances, 73 power play chances and five shorthanded chances. In total, that works ...
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SCANDINAVIAN MASTERS
19 months ago
RED BANK: FOOD & MUSIC FEST SPRINGS BACK
... a global shuffle-mix that spans reggae (Jamian's mainstays Random Test), Scottish marches (Atlantic Watch Pipes and Drums), Irish tunes (Daddy O'Pocketful), oompah music (Edelweiss), and icy-cool Scandinavian pop (the ABBA tribute Dancing Dream ...
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CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
20 months ago
Chicago stays alive in series with double-OT win in Game 5
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues pushed. Boy did they push. They had all the jump in the first overtime after a third-period rally got them there. The Chicago Blackhawks players could feel it on the ice. This was a group of players from St. Louis that ...
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DAVID PRICE
20 months ago
One Is Greater Than Five: Ace David Price Changing Expectations For 2016 Red Sox
BOSTON (CBS) — Entering each of the past two seasons, the biggest question mark facing the Red Sox has been the starting rotation. Through 14 games, those fears have certainly not been alleviated. We've seen Clay Buchholz go full Clay Buchholz, as the ...
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POCONO RACEWAY
20 months ago
Pocono Raceway Holds Goodyear Tire Test
It's tire test time at the Tricky Triangle and after last year, that's music to the ears of Martin Truex Jr. "It's always fun to come back to the area," Truex Jr. said, a champion last season at Pocono Raceway. "Obviously a little more special coming ...
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DAVID FERRER
20 months ago
David Ferrer - Has age caught up with him?
Age may have finally caught up to David Ferrer, something that is cloaked by the Spaniard's ranking for the time being. After all, Ferrer is still the World No. 8, and that won't draw much critical scrutiny of him. However he did turn 34 years old ...
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TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS FOOTBALL
20 months ago
There's plenty of reason to believe in the Tennessee Volunteers this year
Many in SEC country think Tennessee is primed to win the SEC East for the first time in almost a decade. After my trip to UT, I'm buying the Vols this year. The arrival of Shoop is a big reason. The attitude of Barnett as well as fellow UT defensive ...
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FRENCH OPEN
20 months ago
Ready for Roland Garros: Samantha Stosur during the weekend Fed Cup loss in ...
Samantha Stosur is aiming to shrug off the disappointment of her role in Australia's latest Fed Cup failure and get her year back on track ahead of her pet grand slam, the French Open. Notorious for a tendency to wilt under the glare of an expectant ...
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GREG HARDY
20 months ago
Agent Drew Rosenhaus says Greg Hardy should be on an NFL team 'right now ...
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy (76) looks up before the start of the next play during the second half of play at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York on Sunday, December 27, 2015. Buffalo Bills defeated the Dallas Cowboys 16-6.
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ESPN NBA
20 months ago
ESPN Forecast: Predicting a Warriors vs. '95-96 Bulls series
Whether they pick up that historic W or not, we wanted to know: How would a series between these Warriors and those Bulls go down? So, we got our ESPN Forecast panel together to predict the outcome. Who wins, and in how many games? We had 105 ...
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LEONARD FOURNETTE
20 months ago
Is Leonard Fournette the most humble star in college football?
He made you happy to be in Birmingham in the middle of July talking football, temporarily delaying the monotony of the day-to-day. Leonard Fournette has that effect on most people. Ask his teammates and they'll tell you the same thing — he's just ...
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PHIL MICKELSON
20 months ago
Mickelson a late addition to Valero field
Phil Mickelson has opted to get right back to the grind after a surprising missed cut at the Masters, adding his name Wednesday to the field for next week's Valero Texas Open. This will mark Mickelson's third straight appearance at the San Antonio ...
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JUSTIN ROSE
20 months ago
Niall Horan and Justin Rose are writing songs for charity
Surely one of the big highlights of Masters Week was when One Direction singer Niall Horan, entertainer extraordinaire Justin Timberlake and former U.S. Open champion Justin Rose dropped by the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship finals at Augusta National ...
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FLORIDA GATORS FOOTBALL
20 months ago
Ole Miss signee not impressed with Florida's football facilities during ...
Jim McElwain has made it a priority to improve football facilities since he became the Gators' head coach in December 2014. A photo of the indoor practice facility posted on Twitter by the University of Florida on. A photo of the indoor practice ...
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SEBASTIAN VETTEL
20 months ago
F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is no fan of selfies, direction of sport
Vettel also admits to not totally relating to the modern iteration of the sport he excels in. "The new (F1) rules are, I would say, very futuristic," he said. "The cars have become more efficient in terms of consumption, but whether this thrills the ...
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FLIP SAUNDERS
20 months ago
Flip Saunders Legacy Fund to Make Donation to Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball ...
Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Flip Saunders Legacy Fund, established by the family of the late Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and head coach Flip Saunders, will make a donation of $6,000 to the Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball ...
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CHICAGO BULLS
20 months ago
Jimmy Butler to take separate flight; source cites family matter
"Whatever he's doing, he'll be at the game.'' The outcome of the game will have no bearing on the postseason after Indiana's victory over Brooklyn on Sunday night eliminated Chicago from playoff contention, making it the first time since 2008 the Bulls ...
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JUNIOR SEAU
20 months ago
News Junior Seau Foundation Makes $250000 Donation for Adaptive Athletes Surf ...
Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau was one of the most joyful and generous people to play football during his two decades in the NFL. His happy demeanor on and off the field was what made the Southern California native's suicide so shocking in 2012.
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BROOKS KOEPKA
20 months ago
Becky Edwards, Brooks Koepka's Girlfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
If you don't, she's a professional soccer player in the U.S., who suits up for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). Edwards, 27, also happens to have a rather famous boyfriend. He would be Brooks Koepka, a budding golf star ...
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REDSKINS
20 months ago
Redskins mailbag: How Scot McCloughan views red-flag players
If the Redskins go defensive back in the first round of the draft, will it have any effect on D'Angelo Hall's position for next season? For example, if we take a high-profile safety that slipped to No. 21, will coaches leave D-Hall at safety, or give ...
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BIG 12 CONFERENCE
20 months ago
Hield Wins 2015-16 Oscar Robertson Trophy
The two-time Big 12 Conference Player of the Year enters the Final Four as the nation's second-leading scorer (25.4 ppg). He leads the nation in three-point field goals per game (4.1) and has 12 30-point games this season, including a 37-point ...
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OAKLAND RAIDERS
20 months ago
Are the Oakland Raiders finally ready for the playoffs?
It's been over a decade since the Oakland Raiders have been relevant in the NFL. For the first time in a long time, it looks as though they are turning the corner. General Manager, Reggie Mckenzie, has done well in creating a strong young nucleus for ...
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BARRY ZITO
21 months ago
BBTN 100: Young aces dominate in Nos. 40-31
... ERA than Gray since his rookie year in 2013 is Felix Hernandez. Gray's 2.88 ERA over his first three seasons is the fourth-best mark by any A's starter with at least 400 innings pitched over his first three seasons (Barry Zito: 3.04). -- ESPN Stats ...
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RORY MCILROY
21 months ago
Rory McIlroy admits problems aren't with his swing
ORLANDO, Fla. -- There are a few different ways to view Rory McIlroy's performance at this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. On the one hand, he posted a bevy of red numbers and closed with a 7-under 65 that matched the low score of the tournament.
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NFL
21 months ago
NFL plans to create a standard for gloves
The NFL will indeed be taking a closer look at the effectiveness of gloves. Specifically, the league will look at whether the gloves are too effective. “There are no standards right now,” NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent said ...
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JOS MOURINHO
21 months ago
José Mourinho has signed pre-contract agreement with Manchester United – report
José Mourinho has reportedly signed a pre-contract agreement to join Manchester United, with the former Chelsea manager due up to £15m in compensation if he is not appointed by the club by 1 June. The Portuguese has been out of work since his sacking ...
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CONOR MCGREGOR
21 months ago
Nate Diaz blasts UFC matchmaking, calls Conor McGregor rematch a 'crazy' idea
It doesn't sound like Nate Diaz is too keen on running it back with Conor McGregor. Following their big money main event at the UFC 196 pay-per-view (PPV), word has leaked of a possible second tilt between the two loudmouthed adversaries, despite ...
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MINNESOTA VIKINGS
21 months ago
2016 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database: Version 4.0
We're well into free agency in the National Football League and are turning the corner towards the 2016 NFL Draft. Some of the things that the Minnesota Vikings have done in free agency are starting to impact what pundits across the internet are ...
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SEAHAWKS
21 months ago
Barring big moves later, Seahawks again figure to have a low-cost offensive ...
Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung walks off the field with offensive line coach Tom Cable after Seattle defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 20-3, on Thursday Night Football on Oct. 22, 2015, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Bettina Hansen / The ...
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KRISTAPS PORZINGIS
21 months ago
Someone Please Save Kristaps Porzingis From Kurt Rambis
If you've been watching Knicks games lately, you've no doubt noticed a depressing development: Rookie Kristaps Porzingis, once the boy king of New York, has been playing very poorly. This downturn in production surely has something to do with the young ...
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MARCUS MARIOTA
21 months ago
Chip Kelly's reported trade offer for Marcus Mariota utterly insane
That is, unless you believe Marcus Mariota is on his way to becoming a true superstar in the NFL. On the radio with Colin Cowherd earlier this week, Fox Sports NFL insider Peter Schrager gave the specifics of the trade offer Kelly made to the Titans to ...
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TENNESSEE TITANS
21 months ago
Pittsburgh Steelers: Antwon Blake Signs With Tennessee Titans
The Pittsburgh Steelers absorbed another blow Thursday. Free agent cornerback Antwon Blake signed with the Tennessee Titans. Blake signed a one-year deal. Blake entered the NFL in 2012 as an undrafted free agent with the Jaguars out of Texas El-Paso.
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STEELERS
21 months ago
Steelers have shown they can overcome the loss of Martavis Bryant
The Pittsburgh Steelers will once again start a season short at least one key player after wide receiver Martavis Byrant was suspended for the 2016 season. It's a familiar situation for Mike Tomlin's team, which entered the 2015 campaign with both ...
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FRANK GIFFORD
21 months ago
How Frank Gifford proposed: Kathie Lee recalls moment in ring size debate
There's a lot of pressure associated with getting engaged, and on top of that — the added anxiety of choosing the right ring! For Kathie Lee, ring size was not a factor when Frank Gifford proposed. Closed Captioning. ON OFF. apply | reset x. Text ...
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NBA FINALS GAME 7
21 months ago
Spurs Extend Streak to 42 Games in 108-87 Blowout of Clippers
There's No Place Like Home: The Spurs extended their home winning-streak to a franchise record 42 straight games. The record is the third longest in NBA history behind the Golden State Warriors current streak of 49 and the 95-96 Chicago Bulls with 44.
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ
21 months ago
Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz speak for first time in more than 2 years
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The cold war between David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez appears to be over. For the first time in more than two years, Ortiz and Rodriguez spoke to one another, Rodriguez confirmed, before the Boston Red Sox hosted the New York ...
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NHL
21 months ago
Smaller goalie equipment likely coming to NHL next season
Even though the rule changes have yet to be officially approved, all signs coming out of the NHL general manager's meetings on Tuesday point to new restrictions being in place for the start of next season. The league hopes to get the new equipment to ...
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BLACKHAWKS
21 months ago
Is it OK if I don't panic about the Blackhawks right now?
The Blackhawks just lost their third game in a row -- their third to a potential Western Conference playoff opponent -- and were shut out by the Kings in the process. Hawks players collided, new King Kris Versteeg scored, a veteran Hawks defenseman ...
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DETROIT TIGERS
21 months ago
Detroit Tigers' Ausmus wants 'bulldog' Daniel Norris to last longer
LAKELAND, Fla. – Daniel Norris didn't leave the field Monday. His day was done, his third spring training start in the books — a so-so performance that stretched only two innings — but the Tigers' left-hander was scheduled for some one-on-one time ...
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BILL SIMMONS
21 months ago
Bill Simmons Staffs Up the Ringer Sports and Culture Site
Bill Simmons has hired about a dozen more editorial staffers for the Ringer, the digital sports and culture publishing venture modeled on ESPN's now-defunct Grantland. ESPN launched Grantland with Simmons at the helm in 2011. But the Disney-owned ...
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TIM TEBOW
21 months ago
From Peyton Manning to Tim Tebow, Broncos getting all kinds of suggestions at QB
But outside of the Broncos' offices, every option from the team begging Manning to come back to it signing Tim Tebow has been tossed into the mix. Manning's return as a player would seem to be beyond the scope of possibility, at least any possibility ...
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DANICA PATRICK
21 months ago
Danica Patrick hopes to build on encouraging Phoenix finish
Danica Patrick hopes to build on encouraging Phoenix finish. Danica Patrick posts best finish of 2016 in Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, putting a positive spin on an otherwise frustrating weekend. By Tom Jensen @tomjensen100 Mar 14, ...
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IAN POULTER
21 months ago
Man brags about heckling Ian Poulter; Poulter responds by informing man's ...
Hecklers are the bane of sports fans'—not to mention athletes'—existence. What possesses adults to yell at their fellow man is beyond me. Worse, the majority of taunts are unoriginal, unfunny and irrational. Why are you screaming "YOU SUCK!" at one ...
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NFL NETWORK
21 months ago
NFL Network analyst: Goodell should blackball Johnny Manziel 'for the ...
Evans, now an analyst for NFL Network, called out Manziel on Thursday before he was even waived by the Browns and said that the NFL should make a concentrated effort to keep the former Texas A&M quarterback from ever playing in the league again.
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NOVAK DJOKOVIC
21 months ago
Djokovic not rushing to judgment in Sharapova failed drug test
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Novak Djokovic's streak of 17 consecutive tournament finals ended in Dubai two weeks ago when he was forced to retire in the quarterfinal round with an eye infection. But like every other top player this week, the questions ...
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BRAZIL VS SPAIN
21 months ago
Olympics: US men open vs China after Olympic basketball draw
Group B includes Spain, Argentina, Lithuania, host Brazil, Nigeria and the remaining July qualifier. The U.S., which has won the last two Olympic gold medals, is the No. 1-ranked country in the world. Spain, Lithuania and Argentina are Nos. 2-4 and ...
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KYLE BUSCH
21 months ago
Kyle Busch grabs Phoenix pole as Jimmie Johnson crashes
Kyle Busch grabs Phoenix pole as Jimmie Johnson crashes. Kyle Busch leads a 1-2-3 Joe Gibbs Racing sweep in Sprint Cup qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway, while six-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson wrecks and has to go to a backup car.
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ST LOUIS CARDINALS
21 months ago
Cardinals' Carlos Martinez happy with spring debut
JUPITER, Fla. -- As spring training drags on, each day much like the one before it, certain days stand out. Friday was one of those days. Carlos Martinez, the St. Louis Cardinals' hard-throwing young starting pitcher, made his spring debut and pitched ...
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LAKERS
21 months ago
LeBron James and Cavaliers take final round with Kobe Bryant and Lakers
It's hard to win when you give up 95 points in the first three quarters, a wall the Lakers smacked into as their two-game winning streak bounced to an end. They stunned the Golden State Warriors and defeated the Orlando Magic, but their fun run fell ...
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INDY 500
21 months ago
IndyCar Chief Looks to Build Interest Beyond the 100th Indianapolis 500
Mark Miles often has lunch at a restaurant not far from his office at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He says he is often stopped by race fans who tell him what the Indianapolis 500 means to them. The race, for many, is still a deeply cherished tradition.
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JOE MADDON
21 months ago
Joe Maddon, Cubs 'slow-dancing' toward regular season
But unlike last year at this time, it hasn't been horrible baseball, so there's less to be concerned with. As long as there are positives from Cubs regulars on a daily basis, it seems manager Joe Maddon can live with negative outcomes. Kris Bryant just ...
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BRETT FAVRE
21 months ago
Calvin Johnson Pulling A 'Brett Favre'? Pacman Jones Thinks Lions Receiver ...
So long, Calvin Johnson! Or, should it be 'see you soon?' The Detroit Lions wide receiver announced on March 8 that he's retiring after nine seasons in the NFL. Yet, fellow players like Pacman Jones think Megatron will pull a 'Brett Favre' and he'll ...
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IVO KARLOVI
21 months ago
Magazine|25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going
It's not as if I made some principled choice not to listen to it. It's just that Beyoncé released “Formation” on a Saturday, and then performed it at the Super Bowl on Sunday, and as of Monday I hadn't gotten around to it, for reasons that are ...
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HOME RUN DERBY
21 months ago
Detroit Tigers notes: Home run derby continues; Blaine Hardy hit again
The sample size is too small, for one thing, and they mean nothing when it comes to the regular season. But there's one stat the Detroit Tigers are dominating in so far: home runs. The Tigers have hit 18 long balls in 10 Grapefruit League games this ...
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LPGA
21 months ago
PGA Tour and LPGA Tour Create a Tour Alliance: "What if we..."
“What if we…?” was the brainstorming question LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem asked as they looked at the future of professional golf. The rich variety of potential answers to that open-ended question this ...
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SOCCER
21 months ago
The FIFA Corruption Probe Just Reached France's Soccer HQ
Authorities searched the offices of France's soccer federation and seized documents to help a Swiss investigation into former FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Switzerland's prosecutor said on Wednesday. The operation, carried out a day earlier, was linked ...
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CHRIS BOSH
21 months ago
Heat's resiliency amid absence of Chris Bosh is franchise trait
The season teetering, the spirit weakening, Erik Spoelstra had a simple, stern message as the Miami Heat gathered in Atlanta, with just 29 games remaining and Chris Bosh out indefinitely due to an apparent recurrence of blood clotting. “Expectations ...
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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
21 months ago
Could Thursday Night Football Stream Live On Facebook?
Currently, the NFL is out shopping a streaming sports package. That package would include streaming rights to Thursday Night Football games, which is certainly a huge deal. On Monday, Facebook VP of partnerships Dan Rose told Variety that Facebook is ...
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TONY ROMO
21 months ago
Cowboys QB Tony Romo underwent successful surgery on his collarbone
Tony Romo had undergone surgery to repair his left distal clavicle. The Cowboys issued a release early Tuesday evening that stated the surgery was a success and the quarterback would have a six-to-eight week rehabilitation period before returning to ...
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KAWHI LEONARD
21 months ago
Paul George vs. Kawhi Leonard is a joy to behold
Before Kawhi Leonard was anointed the NBA's next great two-way wing, another young star was the recipient of that hype. After the Indiana Pacers had forced LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh's Miami Heat to 2 long series' in 2012-13 and ...
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MANCHESTER CITY F C
21 months ago
Manchester City Partners With Web Development Firm For Global Digital Partnership
Premier League clubs are actively pursuing new ways to engage with their supporters and to enhance the fan-experience both on and off the field. After FC Liverpool announced their partnership with Vixlet, City Football Group launched a new global ...
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DODGERS
21 months ago
Injury-plagued Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford will try to make up for lost time
The realization struck Carl Crawford as he stood in front of his locker. He was talking about how the off-season invigorated him, how he split workouts between meetings with Dodgers trainers in Los Angeles and sessions at home in Houston. He felt ...
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KEVIN DURANT
21 months ago
Broadcaster: Kevin Durant will leave if Thunder doesn't make Finals
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) walks back to the bench during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. Oklahoma City lost 115-92 ...
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MINNESOTA TWINS
21 months ago
Phil Hughes pitches 3 scoreless innings, as Minnesota Twins top Baltimore ...
Hughes pitches 3 scoreless innings, as Twins top Orioles 3-0. Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes follows through on a pitch between innings against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla. Patrick Semansky/Associated Press. AP UPDATED: Mar 7, ...
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SAN ANTONIO SPURS
21 months ago
Gregg Popovich to miss games vs. Pacers, Timberwolves
San Antonio, chasing the Golden State Warriors for the top record in the NBA, has won eight straight games. The Spurs have not lost in Indianapolis since the 2006-07 season, winning in seven consecutive visits. Popovich is expected back for Thursday's ...
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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
21 months ago
Sports Illustrated Model: 'I Don't Care' When People Criticize My Curves
“Because you get a little backlash once in awhile — maybe they want you to slim down for something,” Davis said. “But now it's like, 'Sorry, I don't care. If you don't want to work with me, that's OK with me.'” “It's not a cocky thing; I'm just more ...
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GREEN BAY PACKERS
21 months ago
Green Bay Packers: Mock Draft Monday
But Green Bay Packers general manager, Ted Thompson is always thinking about the future. Who cares if Smith misses his rookie season if he's gives you 10 or more great years at inside linebacker? Drafting a player coming off an injury like Smith ...
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PORTLAND TIMBERS
21 months ago
Portland Timbers open 2016 MLS regular season with 2-1 win over Columbus Crew
The Portland Timbers spent one final moment basking in the glory of their historic 2015 MLS Cup title Sunday afternoon as they unveiled their championship banner in front of 21,144 zealous fans at Providence Park. And then they picked up exactly where ...
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CAROLINA PANTHERS
21 months ago
Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers have some eerie similarities
In this Feb. 7, 2015, file photo, Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (95) is shown during a press conference in San Jose, Calif. The Carolina Panthers released longtime defensive end Charles Johnson on Thursday, a move that will save the ...
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MERION GOLF CLUB
21 months ago
Leodora: Bud Hansen left his mark on Montgomery County
“Bud Hansen asked me to create a golf course that would rival Pine Valley and Merion in terms of a challenging layout,” said Palmer. “The course has stood the test of time for more than 25 years, as one of the best ever built in Pennsylvania, and that ...
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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
21 months ago
Louisiana State University's Ben Simmons not eligible for basketball's Wooden ...
If you were 19 years old averaging 19.7 points in college basketball, likely to be the NBA No. 1 draft pick in June with a $100 million shoe sponsorship around the corner, you could be forgiven for letting your studies slip a little surely. Not to so ...
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MARIA SHARAPOVA
21 months ago
Maria Sharapova is Very Tall
Maria Sharapova attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party last weekend. Elizabeth Banks (5'5″) and Kate Upton (5'10”) were both there. The three women took a picture together. Maria Sharapova is very, very tall. I can guarantee not a single male actor was ...
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LAMARCUS ALDRIDGE
21 months ago
LaMarcus Aldridge is playing like a star again
The Spurs' addition of LaMarcus Aldridge was supposed to change the balance of power in the West. It definitely made them a better team, as they are on pace for 70 wins and have the league's best defense. But on the day of the biggest test of the ...
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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
21 months ago
Chiefs should re-sign some of their own, add Prince Amukamara
Although a wide receiver such as Cleveland's Travis Benjamin would look good in a Chiefs uniform, Kansas City doesn't need to get into a bidding war for him or any other free agent at his position. They drafted Chris Conley for a reason last year, and ...
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VOLLEYBALL
21 months ago
Cal Volleyball's Savannah Rennie Awaits Liver Transplant
Her health concerns began back home and continued once she arrived in Berkeley to get going in her classes at the University of California and prepare as a freshman volleyball player for the Golden Bears. There were unbearable headaches and high fevers ...
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WORLD CUP FINAL 2014
21 months ago
Rask, Rinne to lead Finland at World Cup
The Finns have medaled in each of the past three Olympics, including a bronze in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a silver in the 2014 IIHF World Championship and a gold in the 2016 World Junior Championship. In the most recent World Cup, in 2004, Finland ...
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PAT VENDITTE
21 months ago
Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte making an impression on Blue Jays
A Blue Jays reliever who can throw with his left and right arm inspired the creation of the Pat Venditte rule in 2008. According to the rule, an ambidextrous pitcher must visually indicate which arm he'll use before facing a switch-hitter, who can then ...
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BUFFALO SABRES
21 months ago
Oilers Gameday: Edmonton Oilers at Buffalo Sabres; McDavid named Rookie of the ...
The full house booed McDavid like he was a turncoat and said he wouldn't play for Buffalo, losing track of the fact the Oilers won the draft lottery, not the Sabres, and picked McDavid over Eichel. Misplaced affection; McDavid played junior in Erie, Pa ...
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CHELSEA F C
21 months ago
Chelsea FC Visit Norwich City: Predictions
Chelsea FC pay a visit to Norwich City this evening as the two clubs square off in some Premier League action. Here are the predictions from the Pride Of London staff! The Premier League gifts us midweek football as Chelsea travel to Carrow Road to ...
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ALBERT PUJOLS
21 months ago
Angels Notes: Albert Pujols ramps it up
TEMPE, Ariz. - Albert Pujols will not be in the lineup when the Angels begin their Cactus League schedule Wednesday, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he expects him to play by this weekend. Pujols, who is coming back from right foot surgery, ran the ...
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