After Chris Paul's performance to force a game 7 is Chris Paul the best point guard in the league? Russell Westbrook turns the ball over and shoots an airball in the key moments of the game.
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.
A roller coaster of a seven-game series between the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets came down to a dramatic final 30 seconds. The game was tied 78-78 when Nicola Jokic put Denver up for good with some sweet footwork and some touch on a shot over the best defensive big man in the game in Rudy Gobert. Then things got wild.
ers' Super Bowl run gets easier if Saints trade Kamara originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The New Orleans Saints clearly aren't happy with their star running back. Alvin Kamara hasn't practiced in several days as he seeks a new contract, and the Saints could be ready to move on without him. ESPN's Josina Anderson reported Tuesday a source told her the Saints are open to trading Kamara.
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.
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."
Until 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, a team that would like to claim the balance of running back Leonard Fournette's contract can do so. Per a league source, multiple teams are doing research on Fournette, who had 1,152 rushing yards another 522 receiving yards on 76 catches. The team that gets Fournette, if at least one team claims him on waivers, inherits a $4.167 million salary guaranteed for skill, injury, and cap with no offset language.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Butler responds to Embiid's tweets, doesn't want to imagine what could've been with Sixers originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia With just a couple of words, Joel Embiid managed to stir up a mild social media frenzy on Monday night. He sent out the following two tweets near end of Jimmy Butlers 40-point performance in the Heats Game 1 second-round playoff series win over the Bucks, apparently admiring his former teammates work and thinking about what mightve been. In an interview with The Athletics Sam Amick, Butler said he didnt initially see Embiids tweets but was told about them.
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 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 New York Giants worked out several players in recent days and at least two of them will sign contracts with the team: center Jon Halapio and wide receiver Johnny Holton. Art Stapleton of USA TODAY was the first to report on the transactions. More to come…
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Red Sox are sending Kevin Pillar and cash to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named later and 2019-20 international slot money. Pillar signed a one-year contract for the Red Sox in February, and he played well enough over the first month of the shortened 2020 season to fetch the Sox a few assets on the trade market. The 31-year-old outfielder batted .