The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses the upcoming matchup between New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in Week 3. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network
The NBA, Doc Rivers, Jameer Nelson, and the NBA Players Association have offered to help out former player Delonte West after a disturbing photo of him surfaced online. A photo of Delonte West looking particularly rough surfaced earlier this week and went viral, with many showing concern for the 37-year-old. TMZ reports that the league, his former coach Doc Rivers, and his former college teammate Jameer Nelson have already attempted to get in touch with him.
Stephen Jackson to AI: 'We can't lose you, we just lost Kobe' originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington You can't tell the story of basketball without Allen Iverson. The mightiest 6-foot player in league history left a lasting impact on the game through his on-court performance, as well as his cultural impact off the floor. Thursday morning, the ALL THE SMOKE Podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson had Iverson on to talk about changing the basketball culture, his infamous 'practice' rant, among many other things.
Walker Buehler proved he and his fickle right index finger are playoff ready, Corey Seager homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Thursday night to earn their major league-leading 40th victory of the shortened 60-game season. The Dodgers clinched home-field advantage throughout the playoffs that begin next week. “If I looked back a couple months ago, forty was a number we were kind of shooting for,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.
Woodhead has priceless take on Belichick's press conference 'fashion' originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston For all of Bill Belichick's success as a coach, he is also well-known for something else: his fashion sense, or lack thereof. Just Google "hoodie" and some of the first images you see are of Belichick stalking the sideline in his signature item of clothing. Whether or not the sleeves are cut off, the Patriots head coach and the hoodie go hand-in-hand.
Ryan Fitzpatrick made history after his three touchdowns fuelled the Miami Dolphins to a 31-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Dolphins quarterback Fitzpatrick became the first NFL QB to claim six wins over the same opponent with six teams following Thursday's triumph in Jacksonville. Fitzpatrick, who also topped the Jaguars during his time with the Cincinnati Bengals (2008), Buffalo Bills (2012), Tennessee Titans (2013), Houston Texans (2014) and New York Jets (2015) starred as the Dolphins posted their first win of the season.
Dwight Howard bound from the tunnel, the Lakers behind him, the team's newly minted starting center leading the title favorites on the court. He smiled his way through warmups, the sadness that enveloped him off the court a memory as he floated through the air for a 360-degree layup that he gleefully flipped off the backboard. The shot never had a chance.
Why Ainge was 'very frustrated' after Celtics' loss to Heat originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The morning after his Boston Celtics dropped Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat, team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge kept coming back to one word: "frustrated." That's a fitting adjective to describe yet another close defeat for the C's, who now have lost four of their six postseason games by one possession. Why can't Boston step up in crunch time?
The first event in the UFC's return to Fight Island is set with a championship doubleheader following Friday's UFC 253 weigh-in, although two fighters missed weight. All four championship bout competitors hit the mark. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya weighed 184 pounds for his defense against challenger Paulo Costa, who stepped on the scale at 185 pounds.
Start 'Em or Sit 'Em is geared toward season-long leagues but can also be used for daily fantasy purposes. Start of the Week: Cam Newton vs. Raiders -- The overall QB3 through two weeks, trailing only Russell Wilson and Josh Allen, Newton is tied with Ezekiel Elliott for the league lead in carries inside the 10-yard line with nine. Newton has four rushing scores and a fifth through the air, averaging 276 passing yards and 13 rushing attempts per contest.
NFL football is back. The Jaguars and Dolphins kick off Week 3 on Thursday night in Jacksonville, followed up by a full slate of games on Sunday. The third week of the NFL season presents some of the biggest games of the year so far.
Landry to the Pats? Ninkovich makes bold trade prediction originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston If you're a Patriots fan hoping New England adds some offensive firepower ahead of the NFL trade deadline, you'll like what Rob Ninkovich had to say Friday morning. The Patriots outside linebacker-turned ESPN analyst was asked for his "bold prediction" for Week 3 on "Get Up!"
Sarah White has known since age 5 that she wanted to be a professional golfer. When a producer from ABC's “Holey Moley” discovered White on Instagram and asked if she would be interested in trying out for the extreme mini-golf show, it wasn't exactly the role she'd pictured growing up. But she's competitive, and well, why not.
Sure, Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose squared off in the Payne's Valley Cup for Tuesday's grand opening of the newest 18-hole track at Big Cedar Lodge in the Ozark Mountains on a nationally televised broadcast. After my full round on Wednesday, a couple things became more clear about the layout named for Ozarks native and three-time major champion Payne Stewart, who died in a plane crash in 1999. More importantly, here are five things you should know about the first public-access course in the United States designed by Woods and his TGR Design team.
Manager Aaron Boone will be allowed to have 28 players on his roster with the 12 extras being the team's taxi squad that's allowed to be in the playoff bubble – if the Yankees make it out of the Wild Card Round, of course. There are still questions surrounding exactly who will be on that roster, and overall roster strategy will need to be addressed by the Yankee skipper as well. While injuries have hurt the Yankees throughout this regular season, the lineup is back to normal with everyone healthy at the moment.
Mohamed Sanu gives honest assessment of brief time with Patriots originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Mohamed Sanu was unable to find much consistency or success during his brief tenure with the New England Patriots, but he's optimistic things will be better as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. The Patriots acquired Sanu before the NFL trade deadline last season and paid the steep price of a 2020 second-round draft pick to make the trade with the Atlanta Falcons. After two good performances to begin his Patriots career, an ankle injury suffered in Week 11 derailed the veteran wide receiver's 2019 season and limited his effectiveness.
A look at what's happening around the majors today: CRUNCH TIME Eight teams in the National League are vying for four available postseason spots heading into the regular season's final weekend, and Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty can get St. Louis a crucial win in the opener of a doubleheader against Milwaukee. The clubs opened a five-game series Thursday that could have huge implications on the race, as none of the six other contenders are facing each other. The Marlins, Phillies, Cardinals, Reds, Brewers and Giants are the top teams still in contention -- and they're packed tightly with slots available for one team from the NL East, another from the NL Central and then two wild cards.
Newton's dedication to Pats offense summed up in this Matthew Slater quote originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The New England Patriots offense is still a work in progress through two weeks of the 2020 NFL season, but the early returns are no doubt encouraging. The Patriots defeated the Miami Dolphins 21-11 in Week 1 behind an offensive attack that primarily focused on running the football. New England ran for 217 yards and three touchdowns in the season-opening win.
How a Beal trade could put Wizards in control of the draft originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Bradley Beal fell short of making the All-NBA team this season and the Wizards are excited about the prospect of pairing him with a healthy John Wall, but that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from predicting how many different ways Washington could trade the shooting guard before next season. Though it's unclear how motivated the Wizards would be to trade Beal after he signed a two-year max extension in October 2019, one team that would have the assets to make an intriguing offer is the Golden State Warriors.
Like he would a ninja, Cole Perfetti felt, rather than heard or saw, Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman's presence. Perfetti is one of multiple high-end forwards the Wings could choose with the fourth pick in the 2020 draft. Other elite prospects the Wings could nab include defensemen Jamie Drysdale and Jake Sanderson, and forwards Marco Rossi, Jack Quinn and Alexander Holtz.
The Phillies begin the final weekend of the season with a little bit better than a 50-50 shot of making the playoffs. This past Sunday morning, before they went on to lose four straight games, the Phillies' playoff chances were at 87%. The Rays are 17-9 at home and have not been swept in a series of at least three games anywhere this season.