Carolina’s picks of left tackle Greg Little and quarterback Will Grier have not aged well over the past two years.
From Puerto Rico to Bradenton and Orlando to Tuscon, Arizona, players on the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour paid tribute to Tiger Woods, who suffered a horrific car accident in California earlier this week and needed surgery to his multiple leg injuries sustained in the accident.
The NASCAR Cup Series hits its first intermediate track of the year at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
It had all looked so good, so recently. Jiangsu FC was one of the big names in Chinese soccer, and the reigning champion. But now the country's soccer league has been thrown into turmoil by news that the club will immediately cease operations.The announcement came from owner Suning Group over the weekend. The retailer says it wants to focus on its core business, leaving other assets at risk. Jiangsu says it hopes new backers could come in. Failing that, there will be a big hole to fill domestically, and in the Asian Champions League. Jiangsu celebrated its first title win in November.The squad included star Brazilian winger Alex Teixeira, signed for over $60 million. But there were signs of brewing trouble. Teixeira refused to sign a new contract, and the club's coach was reported to be departing.Such news sparked speculation about the club's financial viability. Now the fallout from Suning's move could also be felt far beyond China. The firm also owns top-level Italian club Inter Milan.
Mike Weir went on a back-nine birdie binge to take control of the Cologuard Classic. Phil Mickelson waded into the mud for the second straight day and will have to dig out of a deep hole if he’s going to make history. Weir shot a 5-under 67 to build a two-shot lead in the Cologuard Classic on Saturday, leaving Mickelson with a lot of ground to make up to win his third straight PGA Tour Champions start.
Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo played like a two-time NBA MVP, spearheading a late charge by the Bucks to send the Clippers to a 105-100 loss.
Noah Gragson had close to a 9-second lead, the outside lane wide open and the white flag waiting for him ahead. The JR Motorsports driver was on the verge of an elusive victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway. A fraction of a second earlier or later and Gragson would have cruised by and ended up in victory lane.
The Los Angeles Lakers blew a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead in their first meeting against the Golden State Warriors. LeBron James scored 19 points in his 1,300th regular-season appearance as the Lakers routed the Warriors 117-91. The Lakers were up 20 at the end of the first quarter and had a 73-44 lead at halftime.
Djokovic's ninth Australian Open title last month guaranteed that he would surpass Federer's record on March 8. Having reached another milestone in his illustrious career, Djokovic had said he would look to adjust his calendar and make overhauling Federer and Rafa Nadal's joint-record of 20 Grand Slam titles his top priority. "Now, after achieving the historic number one for the longest weeks at number one, it's going to be a relief for me because I'm going to focus all my attention on Slams mostly," the Serb had said after his title triumph at Melbourne Park.
Chinese Super League champion Jiangsu FC announced Sunday it would “cease operations” with immediate effect, just three months after winning its first title. Nanjing-based Jiangsu, which is owned by retail giant Suning that also holds a majority stake in Italian league leader Inter Milan, said on social media that it hoped that a new backer could be found after the company pulled out. “Even though we are reluctant to part with the players who have won us the highest honors, and fans who have shared solidarity with the club, we have to regretfully make an announcement,” a Jiangsu FC statement said.
NASCAR’s postseason landscape has been altered after just two Cup Series races. With Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell winning at Daytona International Speedway, the first in the Daytona 500 and the second on the road course, two playoff spots were locked up by guys who weren’t generally considered locks. “Probably not for the teams that we all expect to win, but for some of those fringe cars it will,” said Bell’s crew chief, Adam Stevens.
The first weekend of sailing in the America’s Cup has been postponed after new COVID-19 cases were reported in Auckland. Auckland was placed in limited lockdown for seven days from 6 a.m. Sunday with travel restrictions into and out of New Zealand’s largest city, strict limits on public gatherings, and a ban on sports events. The 36th match for the America’s Cup between Team New Zealand and Italy’s Luna Rossa was due to begin next Saturday.
For the first time this season, there’s a new No. 2.
Companies like MGM Resorts are encouraging guests to book lounge chairs, cabanas – and even pool access.
The Clippers are capable of beating the NBA's best teams, but against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks they showed some of their weaknesses.
He received his offer after another quarterback recruit committed to Alabama.
Markieff Morris put on a show against the Golden State Warriors as the Lakers lean on players to make bigger contributions with Anthony Davis sidelined by an injury.
Fernando Tatis Jr. gets a full no-trade provision through 2028 as part of his $330 million, 14-year contract with the San Diego Padres. Tatis will give up a percentage of his salary to a company called Big League Advance as part of a contract in which he accepted an up-front payment several years ago.
The remark was made Sunday on SEC Network Plus as South Carolina hosted Clemson.
Their Wikipedia pages won’t list them as All Stars in 2021, but Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo are assuredly playing like All Stars.