"I need to take a month off and spend some time with my family, and then I guess it’s nothing but takedown defense for a while."
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
Jamal Murray's injury rightly has all the headlines. Here's Nick Whalen with the fantasy fallout and more.
The Russian flag is barred from the Olympics in a doping dispute. You wouldn't know it to look at the Russian uniforms. The International Olympic Committee told The Associated Press that Russian athletes in Tokyo will be allowed to wear a range of uniforms in national colors unveiled by models in a runway show in Moscow on Wednesday.
PHOENIX (AP) Cam Payne was the man who got the curtain call on Tuesday night. The backup guard sheepishly grinned and waved to the screaming Phoenix Suns' fans as he trotted off the court postgame. Usually, those cheers are reserved for All-Stars like Devin Booker or Chris Paul.
Delon Wright (Sacramento Kings) with a buzzer beater vs the New Orleans Pelicans, 04/12/2021
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.
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.
Dustin Poirier has offered a mea culpa regarding his recent Twitter spat with Conor McGregor.
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.
Carlson is back for a third season in Cleveland
Aaron Judge answered honestly after a 5-4 loss Wednesday at the Toronto Blue Jays dropped the Yankees to a 5-7 record entering a three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays starting Friday.
Instant reaction to the Browns signing DE Jadeveon Clowney
Jake Paul says Ben Askren won't be able to get away with any trickery in Saturday's boxing match.
The only starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl for the Bears has made some comments that won’t go over well in Chicago. Jim McMahon, who started his career in Chicago and ended it in Green Bay, told 1252 Sports that Green Bay was the best franchise he was with in the NFL. “It was [more]
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.
Alex Verdugo helped the Red Sox extend their win streak to eight with an amazing game-winning diving catch for the final out.
Zinedine Zidane has a shot at winning an incredible fourth Champions League title as a coach after his side showed their dogged side in seeing off Liverpool on Wednesday, while Paris Saint-Germain are confident of making their breakthrough on Europe's biggest stage following an epic win over Bayern Munich.
Molly Lillard (née Toon) was a standout volleyball star who helped Michigan to the 2012 national championship game.