Johnson agreed to take a pay cut to secure a new deal with guaranteed money.
The most striking image of the weekend was when Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista burst into tears and was barely able to speak when it was suggested his side were in a relegation battle after a dismal 3-0 defeat at Getafe. A 10th defeat of the season left the six-times La Liga winners five points above the dropzone and though they have a more talented squad than the other sides competing to avoid relegation, their spirit seems particularly low. Atletico Madrid have been so strong this season partly due to their ability to evolve their style and be more expansive, but when faced with a poor run of results threatening their grip on the title race, they returned to what they know best.
Van Noy's reunion with head coach Brian Flores is over after one season.
J.J. Watt will reunite with DeAndre Hopkins on the Cardinals.
The New York Knicks might get Derrick Rose back for their final game before the All-Star break after all. The Knicks were without the veteran point guard on Tuesday due to the NBA's health and safety protocols as they took a 119-93 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Rose was forced to sit out because of an inconclusive COVID-19 test prior to the game.
The Indiana Pacers began the season strong, but that 8-4 record seems long ago. Things don't get any easier for the Pacers, who host the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night. Denver has won three straight, including a blowout victory at Milwaukee on Tuesday night that put Nikola Jokic in rare company.
The Hawks reportedly hope that assistant coach and Pierce ally Nate McMillan will take on the interim role.
The two All-Stars on the team with the NBA's best record got taken last.
Alain Vigneault said take a deep breath. Claude Giroux said let's win this. And the Flyers did as they erased a three-goal deficit Thursday night to beat the Penguins, 4-3. By Jordan Hall
From tee times to TV and streaming info, here's everything you need to know for Friday's second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Jordan Bohannon has one more home game in his Iowa basketball career. Bohannon tied a career high with eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and No. 5 Iowa beat Nebraska 102-64 on Thursday night. It was the most points scored and the largest margin of victory in Big Ten play by an Iowa team since a 116-77 win over Northwestern in 1995.
The Wizards knew Russell Westbrook could rebound, but were amazed to see him win them a game on the glass.
We dish out marks out of 10 from a pivotal top four battle at Anfield.
The Bears are expected to "take their shot" at a trade for Russell Wilson.
We all know Wilson is unhappy with the Seahawks, but apparently the feeling's mutual.
Thomas Morstead will be missed by his New Orleans Saints teammates after being released, following 12 years and a Super Bowl 44 victory.
The Atlanta Falcons have one of the NFL's worst salary cap situations, and that's after releasing safety Ricardo Allen and defensive end Allen Bailey.
Alistair Overeem showed nothing but grace in his first comments since his UFC release.
ESPN made a huge pitch to reunited Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith but came up short in the battle for the sports talkie.
With the third overall pick in the 2021 NBA All-Star draft, captain LeBron James landed Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors.