TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Pascal Siakam had 27 points and nine rebounds, OG Anunoby scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors seized control in the third quarter in a 114-103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to four games. Kyrie Irving had 28 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, and Bruce Brown added 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Nets, who again played without the injured Kevin Durant. You've got to play with the guys who are there,'' said Joe Harris, whose hot shooting got the Nets off to a good start.
Mayfair remains the only golfer to beat Tiger Woods in a playoff.
NFL owners on Wednesday approved eliminating overtime in preseason games and expanded selection of jersey numbers for receivers, running backs and defensive backs. The league also will allow on-field officials to get certain “objective information” from the replay official and designated members of the officiating department “when clear and obvious video evidence is present.” “I know in my opinion what subjective looks like,” said Rich McKay, president of the Atlanta Falcons and long-time chairman of the powerful competition committee.
Matt Harmon looks at the 10 worst running back depth charts in the NFL right now to try and find out which teams might make a big splash at the position in the 2021 NFL draft.
Is it more sensible to mediate a settlement rather than incur the financial implications of a drawn-out legal battle? Right now, Watson’s stance has been unambiguously staked out.
Schalke players had eggs thrown at them and were verbally berated after returning to Veltins Arena.
Mayweather-Paul will be held on the same day as an actual title fight.
Chris Weidman likes what he saw in Israel Adesanya's loss to Jan Blachowicz.
Matchroom’s Eddie Hearn speaks out about Jake Paul’s impact on boxing and the need to put on the biggest fights possible to compete for fans attention.
On Saturday, Masvidal will get a second crack at Usman and his welterweight title, when they rematch in the main event of UFC 261 before a sold-out crowd in Jacksonville, Florida.
Jessica Korda birdied three of the final four holes for a 7-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Wednesday after the first round of the HUGEL Air Premia LA Open. Korda had eight birdies and a bogey at Wilshire Country Club to match the tournament scoring record set by Megan Khang and Annie Park in 2019. “This isn’t an easy golf course at all,” Korda said.
Drakkar Klose didn't fight at UFC on ESPN 22 but will be compensated for a portion of his potential fight night earnings.
Perhaps the secret of Shevchenko's success is the only goal she has is winning the upcoming fight.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray underwent surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the team announced Wednesday. Murray, 24, sustained the injury April 12 in a game against the Golden State Warriors. "He just came back," Nuggets coach Michael Malone said after the game in which Murray went down.
The San Francisco 49ers announced the signing of running back Wayne Gallman to a one-year deal, while NFL Network reported that the team also added defensive end Arden Key. The New York Giants selected Gallman in the fourth round of the 2017 draft, and the back played there for four years before leaving the team in free agency. Used primarily as a change-of-pace back during his time in New York, he ended up starting 10 games in 2020 following an early season injury to Saquon Barkley.
Deni Avdija's rookie season is reportedly over.
Boston's lineup is crushing, which means there's plenty of fantasy value to be mined. Scott Pianowski has an audit of the Red Sox.
Steph has averaged 44.8 points in his last five games.
The vice-chair's departure had reportedly long been in the works but was revealed in the wake of the collapse of the proposed European Super League.
It appears playing the waiting game could pay off for Colby Covington.