Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday challenged the Republican talking point that people will not be safe in the United States with Biden as president.
Patrick Mahomes had quite a day on Tuesday. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback received a jewel-studded ring for leading the Chiefs to their Super Bowl win in February. On Tuesday afternoon, the Chiefs unveiled their Super Bowl rings.
Reports trickled that Saints running back Alvin Kamara, who is looking for a new contract, could be traded. It seems unlikely that the Saints would trade such a big part of their offense, but you never know. Where could Kamara end up?
The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that the WGC-HSBC Champions has been canceled for 2020, the latest disruption to the golf calendar because of the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have worked extensively with all tours, international officials, the China Golf Association and other local parties to find a solution to host the WGC-HSBC Champions," said Tour executive vice president Ty Votaw. "In line with Chinese government guidelines and being mindful of the logistical implications, we collectively made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 event."
Lamar Miller picked the New England Patriots in free agency because of some of the similarities between their offense and the one the Houston Texans run. Bill O'Brien, a former Patriots offensive coordinator, featured Miller heavily in that Texans offense. But Miller's first impressions of the Patriots were about the obvious differences between New England and the other franchises where he's worked in Houston and Miami.
With Fantasy Football draft season here on Yahoo, our analysts are continuing to update their rankings so you'll be ready when you're on the clock. And after what he did last season, is it any surprise that Carolina Panthers star running back Christian McCaffrey is the unanimous choice as the top-ranked player? With that said, however, consensus gets harder to find among our analysts after Run-CMC.
Steve Kerr has dealt with a fair share of impressive basketball players since he was taken in the second round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Suns. He played with Michael Jordan in Chicago. He saw his teammates try to handle Hakeem Olajuwon.
As the U.S. Open tennis tournament begins today under very different circumstances, one thing will still be the same: Sports legend John McEnroe will be in the booth at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. I'll be calling matches for ESPN,” McEnroe told FN last week, speaking by phone from a music video shoot for wife Patty Smyth's latest release. The tennis star told FN he had “mixed feelings” about holding the tournament during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, “but I understand that players have to make a living.
A decade ago, I created something called the Ibanez All-Stars, a way to appreciate older baseball players who were commonly under-appreciated (and under drafted) in fantasy arenas. Maybe it's not that high of a hurdle to clear considering how football has changed, but I think he has a fair chance to give us the best rookie quarterback season of all time.
One wouldnt blame the Bruins for being a little salty after they had just been eliminated from the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After all, they had been away from their families for the last five weeks and lived in total confinement in the NHL bubble in Toronto due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and now they didnt even get all that close to their goal of another Cup when all was said and done. Instead the Black and Gold lost in five games to the Tampa Bay Lightning for the second time in three years, and had the same problems generating 5-on-5 offense and holding back a deep, fast and young Lightning group of forwards.
The Big Ten has postponed its fall football season, but the president of the university that houses the best team in the Big Ten isn't giving up hope that they'll play. Ohio State President Kristina Johnson said on Tuesday that she voted against the conference's decision to postpone the season, and she still believes it's feasible to play fall football. We want to make sure our athletes get a shot because they've worked really hard and they deserve a shot to play,” Johnson told NBC4 in Columbus.
The Cook Out Southern 500 is a crown-jewel event and will highlight throwback weekend. p The lineup was determined using NASCAR's new competition-based formula, which is a total number based on the previous event: 15% of a fastest lap time position, 25% of the driver's final race finish position, 25% of the owner's final race position and 35% of the Owner Points position. Any ties will be broken by the Rule Book.
The Raiders have started making cuts ahead of Saturday's deadline to drop to 53 players. Offensive lineman Jordan Devey and running back Rod Smith have been released while cornerback Nick Nelson was waived with a failed physical designation. Devey started all four games he played for the Raiders last season and Smith joined the team late last season without appearing in any games.
Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire shouldn't have sounded so disappointed after a 12-1 win Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers — the team's sixth-straight victory for a 17-16 record with 27 games left in the shortened season. As he had been since the eighth inning when he bounced out of the dugout with head athletic trainer Doug Teter to check on JaCoby Jones. The spark plug of the Tigers — offensively, defensively and with his personality in the clubhouse — is done for the season.
When you hear the name Tom Brady, speed definitely isn't the first thing that comes to mind. The former New England Patriots quarterback infamously ran a 5.28-second 40-yard dash in the 2000 NFL Combine and looks like he's running in slow motion whenever he takes off in an actual game. Through 19 seasons, Brady has 606 carries for 1,037 yards.
Full results and standings after Primoz Roglic wins stage four How much will the teams and riders earn in prize money? How to watch on TV and follow online with Telegraph Sport Rules of the road: our guide to how the Tour de France works Full details of teams and remaining riders at the Tour 02:20 PM Good point, this 02:13 PM Losing a race Here's something we published more recently, on the lack of black riders in the WorldTour peloton - and in British cycling more generally. Cycling correspondent Tom Cary here examining the claim that cycling is "the whitest sport on earth".
The Philadelphia Flyers and their big boy pants are sticking around the Toronto bubble for at least one more game. Scott Laughton scored on a redirect in overtime after Philadelphia blew a late two-goal lead, helping the Flyers stave off elimination with a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. The Flyers pulled it out after blowing a late two-goal and coach Alain Vigneault called on his top players to ''put on their big boy pants'' for Game 5.
Manager Ron Gardenhire was surprised Monday when the Detroit Tigers traded outfielder Cameron Maybin to the Chicago Cubs. Typically, he meets with general manager Al Avila to discuss trades before leaving the final decision in the hands of his boss. But this was a last-minute trade at the 4 p.m.deadline; there was no time for a conversation.
IT calls out Giannis for comments on defending Butler in Game 1 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Jimmy Butler torched the Milwaukee Bucks when it mattered most Monday night's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Butler outscored the Bucks 13-8 and didn't miss a single shot over the final five minutes of the fourth quarter as Miami secured a 115-104 win. Bucks superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was recently named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year winner.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski has had to do more than reacclimate himself to the grind of playing football this summer. Gronkowski only played for one head coach in New England, so moving to Tampa has also meant getting used to life with a new head coach for the first time in a long time. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians has never been shy about lighting into a player when they aren't doing what he wants, which Gronkowski said on Tuesday was “pretty funny” when he saw it happen to others.
Williams, the 38-year-old No. 3 seed, opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, who made a surprise run to the fourth round in 2019. Williams, runner-up at the last two U.S. Opens, could play Olympic champion Monica Puig of Puerto Rico in the second round and past U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens in the third round. Williams is again trying to match Margaret Court's record for Grand Slam singles titles.