The Nets opened the year at +900 to win it all, but are currently the betting favorite at +230.
TURIN, Italy (Reuters) -A hat-trick from Ante Rebic helped AC Milan thrash struggling Torino 7-0 in Serie A on Wednesday to move a step closer to securing a return to the Champions League next season. Milan have not played in Europe's premier competition since 2014, but a comprehensive victory in Turin kept them third in the standings, three points clear of Juventus in fifth with two games to play. Full back Theo Hernandez scored early on with a thunderous strike, before Franck Kessie's penalty gave Milan a two-goal lead at the interval.
GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) -Real Madrid swatted aside Granada 4-1 on Thursday to ensure the La Liga title race will go down to the wire. Despite missing a number of first-team regulars, Real started the stronger and first-half strikes from Luka Modric and Rodrygo put the visitors in control. Such was their dominance that even when Jorge Molina halved the deficit on 71 minutes, tapping in after Thibaut Courtois had kept out Luis Suarez's initial effort, they rarely looked troubled.
With the NBA regular season wrapping up, let's see what the first round of 2021-22 fantasy basketball drafts could look like.
NEW YORK (AP) Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden were on the floor together for the first time in three months. The Brooklyn Nets shook off that slow start Saturday, beat the Chicago Bulls 105-91 and remained confident there's enough time to turn into the team they expect. Irving scored 22 points, but Durant shot just 4 for 17 and finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists.
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Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets) with a deep 3 vs the Chicago Bulls, 05/15/2021
Rangefinders will make their major debut at next week's PGA Championship, aimed at speeding the pace of play even as several top golfers worry it will do nothing or cause slowdowns instead.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nikola Jokic scored 16 of his 31 points in the first quarter as the Denver Nuggets took control and the playoff-bound Nuggets held off a second-half rally in a 114-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. JaVale McGee had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Vlatko Cancar scored a career-high 14 points off the bench for Denver. The Nuggets rested Michael Porter Jr. after clinching home-court advantage in the first round with their 117-112 victory at Charlotte in their previous game.
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Gregg Popovich took Saturday off, for good reason. There was no way he was going to miss Tim Duncan's enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Spurs played Saturday afternoon without their head coach, after Popovich made the decision to fly to Connecticut to see Duncan - with whom he won five NBA championships - officially go into the Hall alongside Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and six others.
Vikings rookie quarterback Kellen Mond could learn a thing or two from Kirk Cousins. Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer seems to think so, anyway.
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The game slowed down for Scott Stallings during Friday's round at the Byron Nelson, but it picked up on Saturday.
Former Ohio State QB Justin Fields worked out for the first time at Bears' rookie minicamp. Get a look at what Twitter said from the media.
Ja'Marr Chase commanded all the attention at Cincinnati Bengals rookie minicamp.
LeBron James said his ankle felt "10 times better" than when he first returned, once again fortifying the Lakers' championship hopes.