Remember all those offseason quotes from general manager Terry Ryan about how the Twins were focused on improving last season’s terrible starting rotation? Their actual moves didn’t quite match the talk, as they signed Kevin Corrreia (who’s been decent) and Mike Pelfrey (who’s been awful) and traded for Vance Worley (who went from Opening Day… More »Believe it or not the Twins’ rotation has gotten even worse
The network suits at TNT have to be happy they have the rights to the Eastern Conference finals — they got the Heat and LeBron James to showcase. Indiana may be a small market to go against them (you know the network was pulling for the Knicks last round) but at least they have crossover… More »You are not tuning in to watch Spurs vs. Grizzlies
COMMENTARY | Tottenham Hotspur supporters had to endure another painful end to a season on May 19 when their beloved side again narrowly missed out on Champions League. Time heals all wounds, as they say, and I am now, after several days of mourning, able to enjoy all that Spurs gave their fans from August 2012 to May 2013. The truth of the matter is that Tottenham provided plenty of scintillating and memorable football this past season, and they were an absolute joy to watch; More »2012-13 Tottenham Hotspur Top Moments of the Season
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Le'Veon Bell wants the ball in his hands. Always. More »Bell ready to make impact in crowded backfield
Mike Florio runs down the latest player news around the NFL. Michael Crabtree will be sidelined for a majority of the season after rupturing an Achilles tendon, but will the 49ers look in-house to replace Colin Kaepernick’s favorite target? Reggie Bush’s confidence might be overblown if the running back cannot stay healthy. And why isn’t… More »PFT Live Will San Fran find in-house WR replacement?
New York Daily News Jets beat writer Manish Mehta joins Mike Florio to talk all things New York Jets. Mehta reported the Jets are willing to name a starting QB before the opening of training camp, hinting that maybe the team is secretly rooting for Geno Smith to overpower Mark Sanchez sooner rather than later. More »PFT Live Jets eager to name a starting QB
Detroit's third line -- Joakim Andersson, Damien Brunner and Gustav Nyquist -- has been strong this postseason, contributing much to the team's success. More »Red Wings third line providing important jolt
CSN Bay Area Insider Matt Maiocco joins Mike Florio to give the inside scoop about everything 49ers football. Michael Crabtree will be out for a solid amount of time after rupturing an Achilles tendon, but is it still possible we’ll see the receiver back on the field this year? More »PFT Live Losing Crabtree the worst-case scenario for 49ers?
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Midfielder Stuart Holden will return to the United States national team next week, ending over two years of injury nightmares and with the World Cup finals in Brazil as his goal. Holden, who plays in England for Bolton Wanderers, was seen as a central part of the rebuilding of the U.S. team after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa before a serious knee injury forced him out of the game. Talking by phone after working out in Houston this week, Holden told Reuters he is determined to make the most of the chance given to him by U.S. ... More »Holden thrilled at U.S. return after injury woes
Nagging injuries helped keep Browns running back Trent Richardson from performing at the level expected when the Browns took him with the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft. So there’s a familiar feeling to word that Richardson could miss OTAs and the team’s June minicamp with a muscle pull in his lower leg. The… More »Pulled muscle could keep Trent Richardson out until training camp
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gomer Pyle will be back for this year's Indianapolis 500. Carol Brady is staying home. More »Nabors returns, Henderson out as Indy 500 singers
May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Brussels Open Women's Singles matches on Thursday QuarterfinalRomina Oprandi (Switzerland) beat Zheng Jie (China) 6-3 3-6 6-0 8-Peng Shuai (China) beat 4-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 6-2 6-3 Round 22-Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) 6-3 5-7 6-2 Jamie Hampton (U.S.) beat 5-Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 6-4 3-6 7-5 More »Tennis-Brussels Open women's singles results
NBA stars like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have served as a jolt to Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. Coach K is headed into his 39th season as the winningest college coach of all time, yet he has the competitive fire of his early years. More »Duke gets re-energized Mike Krzyzewski thanks to NBA superstars, Olympic challenge
By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER (Reuters) - European Tour chief executive George O'Grady was forced to issue an apology on Thursday after re-opening the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia racism row by making an unfortunate comment about "colored athletes". Just when it seemed the fuss was starting to die down following this week's spectacular fallout between two of the world's best-known golfers, O'Grady entered the debate by giving an interview to Sky Sports television. "I deeply regret using an inappropriate word in a live interview... ... More »Euro Tour chief sorry for 'colored athletes' gaffe
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Mike Slive sprawls in a comfy arm chair, propping his feet on a coffee table between one massive tome on Winston Churchill and an even thicker ''Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.'' More »SEC's Slive focused on future after big changes
How many teams would you currently take over the Celtics? More »Let's play a game of Celtics 'Would You Rather?'
By Simon Evans MIAMI, May 23 (Reuters) - Midfielder Stuart Holden will return to the United States national team next week, ending over two years of injury nightmares and with the World Cup finals in Brazil as his goal. Holden, who plays in England for Bolton Wanderers, was seen as a central part of the rebuilding of the U.S. team after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa before a serious knee injury forced him out of the game. Talking by phone after working out in Houston this week, Holden told Reuters he is determined to make the most of the chance given to him by U.S. ... More »Soccer-Holden thrilled at U.S. return after injury woes
Ever since Robert Griffin III crumpled to a heap late in a playoff loss against the Seattle Seahawks, much of the discussion surrounding the Washington Redskins has centered on if coach Mike Shanahan should have allo More »RG3, Shanahan look to be on same page (VIDEO)
* O'Grady says sorry for reaction to Woods-Garcia row * Tour chief apologetic after Sky interview remark * Last-hole eagle gives Garcia opening round of 72 (Adds quotes) By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 23 (Reuters) - European Tour chief executive George O'Grady was forced to issue an apology on Thursday after re-opening the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia racism row by making an unfortunate comment about "coloured athletes". ... More »Golf-Euro Tour chief sorry for "coloured athletes" gaffe
For a headshot on Flyers prospect Taylor Leier. More »Habs prospect Thrower suspended for remainder of Memorial Cup