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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 Utah and Denver 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.
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 look at what's happening around the majors today: RED-HOT RIVALS The Rays and Yankees play for the final time this season a night after New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph fastball near the head of pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau on Tuesday, prompting the benches to empty after the game. Rays manager Kevin Cash called it ''ridiculous'' and said the situation was mishandled by the Yankees, Chapman and the umpires. He threatened to have his hard-throwing pitchers take aim at New York hitters in the finale.
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 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.
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."
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.
For everyone who said Joe Judge risked losing his players with his unorthodox training camp approach, take that. A video of Judge from the end of Tuesday's practice has gone viral, with 1.1 million views on the Giants' Twitter account. The Giants coach gathered his players, turned on a hose and threw down a football in the mud.
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 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.
In Game 1 against the Raptors on Sunday, Stevens dusted off Robert Williams, who played less than 10 minutes over the final three games of the Sixers series, and deployed him as the first big off the bench while hoping to counter the athleticism of Serge Ibaka. Bostons second-year big man had some obvious defensive lapses but offset that by chipping in 10 points on perfect 5-of-5 shooting while serving as a consistent lob threat during his 19 minutes of floor time.
Brad Miller homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals pounded Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati Reds 16-2 on Tuesday night. Miller sparked St. Louis' six-run first inning against Gray with a two-run double that glanced off the glove of diving first baseman Joey Votto and bounced down the line. He hit a two-run shot in the second, an RBI single in the fifth and another two-run homer in the eighth, clanging a drive off the foul pole in right.
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.
The draw for the $1.25 million, Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks was held Monday. Gamine, trained by Bob Baffert, is the even-money favorite. Swiss Skydiver, who drew the No.
NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry was a guest Tuesday on NBC Sports Bay Area's "Runnin' Plays" podcast with Grant Liffmann and Kerith Burke. "If you don't have a player that you feel confident can step right in and be an integral part of your success to try to compete for a championship -- and he's some player that you think may be able to help you two or three years down the road -- do you want to take him?" Barry said.
As Jon Rahm strode off the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Winged Foot, what appeared to be a handful of members and workers were gathered along the gravel path to the clubhouse. A few filmed the scene on their cellphones and one called out a word of encouragement, telling Rahm that he hoped to watch the world's No. 2-ranked player sink a putt on the final green later this month. Rahm visited the notoriously tough West Course Tuesday to prepare for the U.S. Open, which will be played at Winged Foot Golf Club on Sept. 17-20.