Fearless Forecast Week 2: 93 Total Yds, Rec, TD
Projected Points: 15.8
The NBA world had plenty of jokes after the Clippers blew their 3-1 series lead to the Nuggets on Tuesday night.
Just about everyone had L.A. vs. L.A. written in for the Western Conference finals. Then along came the resilient Denver Nuggets, who crashed the party. The Nuggets fell behind 3-1 in their first-round series against Utah before bouncing back with three straight victories.
Christian Yelich broke out of his slump with a home run and three hits, Ryan Braun also went deep and the Milwaukee Brewers romped to an 18-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Keston Hiura and Daniel Vogelbach also homered for the Brewers. Well after the game was out of hand, both managers were ejected following a catcher's interference call on Yadier Molina that led to a tense confrontation in front of the Brewers' dugout.
The Browns star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was extremely candid when reflecting on Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Two months ahead of their scheduled head-to-head, boxer Roy Jones Jr. is admitting he may have “made a mistake” when he agreed to fight in an exhibition with former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. According to reports, Jones and Tyson were originally supposed to fight this month, but promoters pushed the exhibition back to attract a larger audience. “When it comes time to fight, we’re going to fight,” Jones said.
The Clippers' implosion against Denver in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series was a new and spectacularly awful low, writes columnist Helene Elliott.
The Phillies added a pair of veterans on Tuesday to help with their sudden injury outbreak. By Jim Salisbury
The Big Ten did not vote on whether to resume football on Tuesday, dragging on the conference's soap opera at least one more day.
Week 1 is officially behind us and many of you are already rushing to the waiver wire to bolster your roster. Our own Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski react to the Marlon Mack and Blake Jarwin season-ending injuries. Andy and Scott also dive into the wide receiver and quarterback positions as a few players surprised last week. Is Minshew Mania here to stay and which wide receiver could be this year's D.J. Chark? The guys parse through all of the Week 1 anomalies to help you with your midweek fantasy transactions. Remember to stay tuned to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast, which will now have FIVE new episodes per week!
Our analysts reveal their fantasy football running back rankings for Week 2 NFL action, when Derrick Henry gets a juicy matchup.
Cam Newton's latest Instagram post talking about the Patriots' Week 1 win and postgame scuffle has drawn two responses from Dolphins players.
The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit and became the first players at the top of New York's batting order to have five RBIs the same game, and New York rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended its winning streak to six. Voit homered twice from the No. 2 slot, raising his major league-leading total to 18.
Jayson Tatum thought he had a dunk to tie the game. Bam Adebayo had other ideas - and in the biggest moment of his young NBA career, Miami's All-Star big man more than rose to the occasion. Jimmy Butler's three-point play with 12 seconds left put Miami ahead for good, Adebayo finished it off with a stunning rejection of Tatum at the rim on the ensuing Boston possession, and the Heat struck first in the Eastern Conference finals with a 117-114 win in Game 1 on Tuesday night.