Jerami Grant (Denver Nuggets) with a dunk vs the LA Clippers, 09/07/2020
We suspect the league took issue with the salary-cap ramifications, as if the Saints were skirting rules. This felt like, at worst, a victimless “crime."
Novak Djokovic apologised after being defaulted from the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge with a ball struck in annoyance. The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5 in the opening set of their fourth-round match on Arthur Ashe Stadium when the incident occurred. How the incident unfolded Djokovic, who had missed three set points at 5-4 before hurting his shoulder in a fall, hit a ball behind him without looking that struck a female line judge in the throat. The line judge collapsed to the court and could be heard gasping for air as Djokovic rushed over to check on her condition. Djokovic pleaded his case during lengthy discussions with tournament referee Soeren Friemel and grand slam supervisor Andreas Egli, but the officials' mind was made up.
Joe Douglas is not about to start patting himself on the back after a busy offseason. Sure, the New York Jets general manager made several moves to help the team get better. ''I'm not going to be happy until we win the Super Bowl,'' Douglas declared Monday, echoing what every NFL GM says around this time of year.
The Serb was disqualified in the fourth round after he hit a ball to the back of the court in frustration after dropping serve in the first set against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta, sending the official to the floor. A section of Djokovic's fans took to social media to hurl abuse at the official after her Instagram username was carried by Serbian media. Djokovic on Tuesday defended the official on Twitter, while thanking fans who had left him positive messages of support.
One of the reasons the Phillies brought Joe Girardi here was to make tough decisions like on Labor Day, when he told one of his best players his day was over earlier than expected. By Jim Salisbury
Second seed Sofia Kenin said she would have a good cry after crashing out of the US Open on Monday and then start looking forward to Roland Garros.
The US PGA Tour's season-ending Tour Championship and Dustin Johnson have grabbed the headlines, but an unsung young American who earned his stripes in Asia has been marking a mark in Europe.
The Sixers need to fix their team, and fast - could a trade for a proven playmaker be the right move? By Adam Hermann
Xander Schauffele shot the lowest four-round total this week at East Lake, but it wasn't enough to win because of the staggered start.
BYU coach Kalani Sitake did a fine job of keeping his players safe from COVID-19 while getting them ready to open a new football season. Ken Niumatalolo wished he could have done the same thing at Navy. Tyler Allgeier ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and the Cougars put the clamps on Navy's usually potent triple option in a season-opening 55-3 rout Monday night inside an eerily empty stadium at the Naval Academy.
Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 117-109 victory over the Rockets in Game 2 of their best-of-seven playoff series on Sunday.
After a stint in New Zealand, RJ Hampton has been training with Penny Hardaway and Mike Miller in Memphis and drawing the eye of the Detroit Pistons.
Here's a look at where the Patriots rank in expert 2020 NFL Power Rankings entering Week 1 of the regular season.