Tottenham couldn't cap their season with a win, but a point against Crystal Palace was enough to clinch a top-six finish.
When you think about Craig Kimbrel, one of the first things that come to mind is his trademark long red beard. The former Boston Red Sox closer decided it was time for a change. Now with the Chicago Cubs, Kimbrel showed off a clean-shaven look Friday night.
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The Chicago Bears' cavalcade of tight ends became one smaller on Saturday, as the team parted ways with another draft bust under general manager Ryan Pace. The Bears have traded former second-round pick Adam Shaheen to the Miami Dolphins, according to the Chiacgo Tribune. Reportedly headed back to the Bears is a conditional 2021 sixth-round draft pick.
Before beginning their series rubber match with the Phillies and traveling back home to host the Orioles, multiple Marlins players reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. According to Sports Grid's Craig Mish, at least four players tested positive for COVID-19. One of those players is starting pitcher Jose Urena, per MLB Network's Jon Heyman, while one of the position players is reportedly first baseman Garrett Cooper.
Deere said the president made the journey to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster to attend a fundraising event at the club on Saturday night hosted by America First Action, a Super Pac which has spent over $540,000 to host events at the Trump's Washington DC hotel, making it a top source of campaign revenues for the hotel and the family's business, according to public data and 1100 Pennsylvania, which tracks Trump hotel events. Favre, who played 17 seasons with the Packers before finishing with the New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings, retired in 2010 as the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards, passing touchdowns and quarterback wins.
Christian Yelich and Justin Smoak hit long home runs, umpires intervened before a shouting match between the teams got too serious and the Milwaukee Brewers powered past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Saturday. Without fans at Wrigley Field, players from both NL Central rivals could be heard shouting toward each other from their dugouts before the start of the fourth inning. All-Star catcher Willson Contreras seemed to be barking the loudest from the warning track in front of the Cubs dugout, and several players from both sides popped out onto dirt near their benches.
Six former NFL players have been charged in a superseding indictment for their alleged roles in a nationwide fraud on a healthcare benefits program for retired league players, according to a Department of Justice statement. Among the half-dozen athletes named were two-time Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis, who ranks No. 25 all-time in rushing touchdowns. The other five ex gridiron greats include Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tamarick Vanover, Tennessee Titans defensive end Antwan Odom, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darrell Reid, Washington defensive tackle Anthony Montgomery and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Robert McCune.
In yesterday's scrimmage, Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas got the last laugh. Valanciunas caught the ball wide open behind the arc. In the paint, Embiid just waved off Valanciunas – an improved outside shooter – rather than closing out.
The Toronto Raptors continue to use their platform to advocate for Black Lives Matter and ending systemic racism as the NBA inches closer towards the resumption of the 2019-20 season. Toronto entered the NBA's bubble in Orlando on July 9 with three busses reading Black Lives Matter in a large font, and the rest of the basketball world certainly took notice. The Raptors continue to do the work and are intent on keeping the focus on Black lives with their season slated to resume on Aug. 1, and part of that work entails clearing up misconceptions when it comes to Black people and systemic racism in Canada.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the fighter bonuses stemming from Saturday's event on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till was the final of four events held on 'Fight Island' and six finishers were rewarded. Fabricio Werdum, Tom Aspinall, Khamzat Chimaev, Paul Craig, Tanner Boser, and Jesse Ronson took home the $50,000 performance incentives.
Forced into action in large part because of the depleted bench of the Denver Nuggets — they have eight players who can take the court in the scrimmages, and seven of them are forwards — it has been the Bol Bol show in Orlando so far. After a strong first game (16 points, 10 boards, 6 blocks), Bol bounced back and scored 15 on Saturday against New Orleans. Again he blocked shots guys didn't think he'd get to, like J.J.Redick.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady will never be mistaken for a basketball player, but Friday evening he absolutely slammed Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill on Twitter. Hill recently went on ESPN's First Take to talk about his pursuit of a dynasty in Kansas City as they are the defending champs and all. "Why not go seven rings?"
Seniesa Estrada wasted no time on Friday night, and added another knockout to her resume in the process. Estrada dominated Miranda Adkins at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, securing the knockout victory just seven seconds into the fight — one of the fastest knockouts in boxing history. Estrada, the interim WBA flyweight champion and WBC silver junior flyweight champion was initially slated to take on Jacky Calvo on Friday night, though Calvo withdrew due to a knee injury.
For Warriors fans, the resumption of the NBA season is a totally different experience than they have grown accustomed to. Instead of rooting on Steph Curry and the Dubs, some fans will simply root against the team's rivals, others will just enjoy watching professional sports again, and for those fans looking ahead, the bubble provides an opportunity to do some scouting. There has been much speculation about who the Warriors will pursue after the season concludes, whether through free agency or via the trade exception they acquired by shipping out Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies last offseason.
After two consecutive Cup races with surprise winners, Denny Hamlin won at Kansas Speedway for his fifth win of the year. Meanwhile, there was a big shakeup around the cutline to get into the 16 driver playoff field After being involved in a mid-race wreck, Jimmie Johnson finished 32nd and dropped from 16th on the grid to 19th. He is 18 points back from the cutline now.
Now that the Premier League season is done, the stats leaders are sorted as the race for the Golden Boot and Golden Glove went down to the wire, while Kevin de Bruyne came so close to breaking the single-season assist record of 20. Jamie Vardy held off Danny Ings and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the Golden Boot race, while Ederson pipped Nick Pope on the final day in the race for the Golden Glove. Make sure you relive all of the Premier League action by clicking on the schedule link above as top four, Europa League and relegation went down to the final 90 minutes of the season.
Ditka: 'Get the hell out' if you can't show respect Ditka, 80, was asked about kneeling during the national anthem, which is becoming more common place as sports return from their hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you can't respect our national anthem, get the hell out of the country,” Ditka said in a video interview with TMZ Sports. That's the way I feel.
Weeks of bad press for the Washington franchise became overshadowed by Friday night's news that quarterback Alex Smith has been cleared to resume any and all football activities. Beyond his heroic journey being immediately worthy of big-screen treatment is the question of whether Smith can win the starting job in Washington. Smith knows a thing or two about adjusting to a different offense; he's done it many times since entering the NFL as the first pick in the 2005 draft.
Miguel Cabrera passed two superstars with a homer Saturday night, and JaCoby Jones hit a two-run shot in the ninth off Raisel Iglesias, rallying the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. After failing to bunt with Austin Romine on first base, Jones snapped a 4-4 tie with his homer into the Reds' bullpen in center field off Raisel Iglesias (0-1), who set a Reds record for a reliever with 12 losses last year. I said in the dugout, '(The heck with) bunting,''' Jones said.
Within 30 seconds of substituting for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kuzma sank a three-pointer. Lakers coach Frank Vogel was asked after the game if this version of Kuzma might have appeared at the start of this season had he not missed all of training camp and the first four games because of an ankle injury. “I really believe that,” Vogel said.