NBA: Magic @ Bulls - Apr 14
NBA: Magic @ Bulls - Apr 14
Saddiq Bey (Detroit Pistons) with a deep 3 vs the LA Clippers, 04/14/2021
The Spaniard has not played a competitive match since his Australian Open quarter-final loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas, having skipped a series of tournaments due to a back injury sustained in Melbourne. Chasing a record-extending 12th title in Monte Carlo, Nadal has been awarded an opening round bye and will open his campaign in the second round against either Federico Delbonis or Adrian Mannarino. "An important part of the season has arrived for me," Nadal, 34, told a news conference on Sunday.
Five Republican senators introduced a bill on Wednesday to strip Major League Baseball of its immunity to antitrust law, saying the legal shield wasn't deserved after the league moved its All-Star game away from Georgia to protest a law that could make it harder to vote. Republican Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley, Marsha Blackburn and Mike Lee introduced the bill in the Senate, Lee's office said in a statement.
Juan Toscano-Anderson (Golden State Warriors) with an and one vs the Oklahoma City Thunder, 04/14/2021
Chamberlain's record set in less than six seasons stood since 1965.
Andy Behrens and Dalton Del Don recap the 49ers trade for the #3 pick and analyze some notable picks in early fantasy drafts.
Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) with a buzzer beater vs the Golden State Warriors, 04/12/2021
Jordan Poole (Golden State Warriors) with a dunk vs the Denver Nuggets, 04/12/2021
DETROIT (AP) Reggie Jackson and Luke Kennard both spoke highly of their time in Detroit. Small consolation for the Pistons after those two led the undermanned Los Angeles Clippers to a remarkable victory in Motown. Jackson sank a jumper with 2.3 seconds left against his former team, giving the Clippers their seventh straight victory, 100-98 over Detroit on Wednesday night.
Delon Wright (Sacramento Kings) with a buzzer beater vs the New Orleans Pelicans, 04/12/2021
Back in 2011-12, Manchester United held an eight-point advantage over second-placed Manchester City with six games to go, but with Sergio Aguero's 94th-minute intervention in the final game of the season, City completed a dramatic title turnaround. City's shock 2-1 defeat to Leeds United on Saturday, coupled with Manchester United's 3-1 success at Tottenham Hotspur, means that should United win their game in hand, it will be roles reversed from 2011-12, but with an eight point gap, six to play. Hopes of an equally dramatic turnaround are slim, however.
Condensed Game: Marcus Semien and Rowdy Tellez each went yard to back Hyun Jin Ryu's strong start in the Blue Jays' 6-3 win
Dreams of the underdog Denver Nuggets winning the franchise's first-ever NBA championship this season were dashed in the instance of rising star Jamal Murray's torn left ACL late Monday night.
Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece recorded a 6-3, 6-4 win over Aslan Karatsev of Russia on Tuesday in their second-round match at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco. Tsitsipas smashed four aces en route to dispatching Karatsev in one hour, 24 minutes. "I'm putting (in) hours on the court, trying to become consistent (and) get close to the legends of our sport," Tsitsipas said.
Jake Paul says Ben Askren won't be able to get away with any trickery in Saturday's boxing match.
Carlson is back for a third season in Cleveland
Dustin Poirier has offered a mea culpa regarding his recent Twitter spat with Conor McGregor.
The manager of a Waco car dealer offered Baylor coach Scott Drew the use of a custom Jeep. Then he made a comment that caused Baylor to decline the offer.
Molly Lillard (née Toon) was a standout volleyball star who helped Michigan to the 2012 national championship game.
Joe Thomas knows Kyle Shanahan well enough to declare that the San Francisco 49ers will pick Ohio State QB Justin Fields in the NFL draft.