The Islanders take Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in dramatic fashion, scoring in the second overtime to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1.
Trailing Denver by 15 points with eight minutes to play in their season, the Clippers called a timeout. As players leaned in to hear the directions of their coach, Doc Rivers, guard Lou Williams buried his face in a towel , then spiked it to the floor. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the superstars whose additions 14 months ago were expected to bring the Clippers to unprecedented heights, checked out with 84 seconds remaining.
Jerry Jones was notably silent as football season approached with the NFL engulfed in the nation's larger race reckoning. As the league shifted its stance to match public sentiment on player protest, the normally outspoken Dallas Cowboys owner had nothing to say publicly on the matter. On Tuesday he addressed Sunday night's pregame against the Los Angeles Rams that saw Dallas defensive tackle Dontari Poe take a knee during the national anthem.
Tucker Barnhart hit a home run and Brian Goodwin prevented one with a leaping catch as the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The third-place Reds went into the game higher than fourth in the NL Central for the first time since Aug. 23. “It feels like we have a lot of momentum on our side and we haven't felt that all year," Lorenzen said.
Odell Beckham Jr.'s very blunt analysis of Browns' loss to Ravens originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Once again the Cleveland Browns didn't live up to the season opening hype Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, losing by 32 points. In said loss, quarterback Baker Mayfield and star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. could never quite get on the same page -- OBJ finished with just three receptions for 22 yards. "It's not feasible for me to be thinking about what he [Mayfield] may be going through back there, or if there's pressure, I know there's a lot on his plate," Beckham said.
Two months ahead of their scheduled head-to-head, boxer Roy Jones Jr. is admitting he may have “made a mistake” when he agreed to fight in an exhibition with former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. According to reports, Jones and Tyson were originally supposed to fight this month, but promoters pushed the exhibition back to attract a larger audience. Now the duo is set to compete in an unofficial bout on Nov. 28 in Carson, California.
NBA players react to Livingston, Barbosa rejoining Warriors originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Monday was a pretty special day for the Warriors, as the organization welcomed back former players Leandro Barbosa and Shaun Livingston to the coaching staff and front office respectively. Barbosa will serve as a player mentor coach, while Livingston's title is director of players affairs and engagement. Klay Thompson reacted by posting an Instagram story of a picture of himself and Barbosa with the caption: "LLLBBB welcome back!!"
Bill Belichick addressed the New England Patriots after their 21-11 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 of the 2020 season. It was Cam Newton's debut, but the coach instead spoke broadly about the team's performance. Alright men, that was a good team win.
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It's hard to be upset with Derrick Henry's Week 1 performance. Week 2 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] He rushed for 116 yards. Sure, it came on a whopping 31 touches, but hey, we'll take it.
Mike Ditka was a guest on Newsmax and he delivered exactly what the program expected, telling NFL players, “if you can't respect this country, get the hell out.” NFL 🏈: Hall-of-Fame coach Mike Ditka tells protesting players that if 'they can't respect this country, get the hell out of it.'
The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit and became the first players at the top of New York's batting order to have five RBIs the same game, and New York rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended its winning streak to six. Voit homered twice from the No. 2 slot, raising his major league-leading total to 18.
Bryson DeChambeau has mapped out his approach for Winged Foot. DeChambeau's strategy, not surprisingly, runs counter to some of his peers, who said they were going to emphasize putting the ball in play more often to avoid the long, gnarly rough. In fact, just a few minutes before DeChambeau's presser, Rory McIlroy spoke in the interview area.
Phillies sign two veteran players, including a former All-Star originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Phillies played beat the clock and signed a couple of veteran players to minor-league contracts Tuesday night. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and first baseman Greg Bird were both added to the Phillies' 60-man player pool in time to be eligible for postseason play with the club. The deadline was September 15.
They could have tried a one-in-a-million Hail Mary or hook-and-ladder play (they opted instead to throw the ball into a wide swath of green grass), or they could have given kicker Brandon McManus an opportunity to make all-time NFL history. Yes, it would have been a 74-yard field goal, extending the record by 10 yards. But, yes, McManus has the leg.
By his admission on Tuesday, Tiger Woods was not ready to play in the 2006 U.S. Open at Winged Foot. Tiger played a practice round on Tuesday morning with Justin Thomas and John Augenstein, the Vanderbilt star who was the 2019 U.S. Amateur runner-up. Practice rounds are typically loose affairs, with golfers often hitting more than one tee shot, trying numerous chips and pitch shots and completely ignoring the hole's location.
Arizona safety Budda Baker had a tremendous outing on Sunday, recording 15 tackles while leading the Cardinals to a 24-20 win against the San Francisco 49ers. Baker, however, received some awful direct messages from a 49ers fan after the game — something San Francisco quickly condemned on Tuesday. Baker receives horrific, racist direct messages Baker shared a screenshot of three messages he received on Instagram, all of which contained multiple racial slurs.
Jeremy Lin said Tuesday he is leaving the Beijing Ducks after one season in China and wants to return to the NBA, where he sparked the "Linsanity" craze of 2012. The 32-year-old guard, who as a Toronto Raptors player in 2019 became the first Asian-American to win an NBA championship, signed for Beijing as an unrestricted free agent last year. Lin helped Beijing reach the semi-finals of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league, where they were edged out by eventual champions Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Gaunt Brothers Racing has emerged as the front-runner to land Wallace for the 2021 season, Motorsport.com has learned. Wallace, 26, announced last week he would be leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the year. Gaunt Brothers is in its first season fielding a fulltime Cup team, currently with driver Daniel Suarez in the No. 96 Toyota.
The Pittsburgh Steelers had agreed to all wear stickers on the backs of their helmets this season. The team had agreed to wear the name Antwon Rose Jr. for the full season. Offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva changes his helmet up and instead of Rose, he put the name Alwyn Cashe.
Gruden ribs Carr for using coach's wife's name as audible originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Jon Gruden heard that strange audible during the Raiders' win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and his reaction Monday was quintessentially quippy. Quarterback Derek Carr called an audible of "Cindy Gruden-Tiger Woods" during the first quarter of the Raiders' 34-30 win in Charlotte, which was loud enough to hear on Sunday's broadcast from an empty Bank of America Stadium. When Gruden was asked how his wife and the golf legend ended up in a call, the coach jokingly pleaded the fifth.