Play of the Day: LeBron James - September 6, 2020
Novak Djokovic apologised after being defaulted from the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge with a ball struck in annoyance. The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5 in the opening set of their fourth-round match on Arthur Ashe Stadium when the incident occurred. How the incident unfolded Djokovic, who had missed three set points at 5-4 before hurting his shoulder in a fall, hit a ball behind him without looking that struck a female line judge in the throat.
LeBron James takes his kids almost everywhere he goes, and before heading to the NBA's bubble, the longest period of time he'd gone without seeing them was the month it takes to play in the Olympics. 1. Once again, we saw what Davis can mean to the Lakers when he plays aggressively.
Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady understand this struggle and how tough it can be to balance. On the surface, many people believed the relationships were great within the New England Patriots' organization. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did everything the 43-year-old legend could've asked for — loading his offense up with a slew of talented skill players.
The Detroit Lions saw Adrian Peterson run over and through them for many years as the great running back played for NFC North rival the Minnesota Vikings. The NFL's fifth all-time leading rusher is signing with the Lions, according to reports Sunday. Adrian Peterson is signing a one-year deal with the #Lions, sources tell me and @RapSheet.
PM Williams 6-3 *0-1 Sakkari A forehand winner down the line gives Sakkari a boost in this opening game of the second set, and she shouts come on, complete with first pump. Williams responds by pummeling Sakkari's slice down the line in a backhand winner - letting out a louder scream of her own. Sakkari is unperturbed though, and she holds with a strong serve.
The wake of the wave of waives has now subsided, and the Dallas Cowboys are going to have to release a player from their newly formed 53-man roster. There's a reason why we title it “initial” instead of “final” because the regular season roster remains a fluid collection that changes based on a myriad of factors. Players who were waived or released yesterday are available to be signed or claimed by any of the other 32 teams, and the Cowboys made a move to secure someone discarded by another team, and also lost one player they may have been planning to bring back to their practice squad.
Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was ejected from their 10-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon. Umpire Joe West and his crew weren't happy with him. Joe West's crew kicks Mike Rizzo out During the seventh inning, while Rizzo was watching from the upper deck of the stadium, umpire Hunter Wendelstedt suddenly could be heard on the broadcast saying, “you're out,” while pointing up toward the stands.
With Fantasy Football draft season here on Yahoo, our analysts are continuing to update their rankings so you'll be ready when you're on the clock. And after what he did last season, is it any surprise that Carolina Panthers star running back Christian McCaffrey is the unanimous choice as the top-ranked player? With that said, however, consensus gets harder to find among our analysts after Run-CMC.
The idea of him becoming the first Cup driver to win 10 races in a season since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 seems plausible after winning the Southern 500. Austin Dillon — Standing on pit road before the race, he and his team noticed that his right front tire was on the left side and the left front tire was on the right side. Dillon responded by working his way to the front and finished second.
ATLANTA – Monday's leaderboard at the Tour Championship doesn't exactly leave room for much theater with Dustin Johnson cruising with a five-shot lead, thanks in part to the strokes-based scoring format used at the finale. Johnson started the week at 10 under par as the playoffs points leader and is 9 under for the week, for a 19-under total. He's followed by Xander Schauffele, who started the week at 3 under and has a 14-under total.
It is only called football. But who is to question a man with eight rings? Bill Belichick went through the final cuts for his New England Patriots Saturday.
For the first time in his NFL career, Josh Rosen experienced something this weekend. After being traded by the Arizona Cardinals and then later released by the Miami Dolphins, Rosen finally had a chance this weekend to pick his own future. According to reports, there were a handful of teams interested in his services, but Rosen decided to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, rejoining offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich, who he worked with in Arizona and will likely listen to.
In a span of five hours, Ryan Blaney went from a low-key threat to make the NASCAR Cup Series championship race to potentially needing to win one of the next two races just to advance into the second round. It began during pre-race technical inspection when Blaney's Team Penske No. 12 team was penalized 10 points, the ejection of crew chief Todd Gordon and having to start at the rear of the field for improperly installed ballast. Team Penske offered the following explanation in a statement prior to the race.
President Donald Trump believes the Big Ten is getting closer to a return to football. Big Ten Football is looking really good, but may lose Michigan, Illinois, and Maryland because of those Governors' ridiculous lack of interest or political support.
Once upon a time, wide receiver Corey Coleman clocked a blazing, but unofficial 4.12 40-yard dash. Any way you slice it, Coleman is an extremely fast human being. Coleman was a surprise release on Monday and when asked what went into that decision, Judge said the team simply wanted more speed at the wide receiver position.
The Green Bay Packers announced the signing of 14 players to the team's practice squad on Sunday. The team can still add two players. CB Stanford Samuels LB Krys Barnes LB/DL Delontae Scott WR Reggie Begelton OLB Tipa Galeai WR Darrius Shepherd DL Willington Previlon TE John Lovett OT Alex Light S Henry Black RB Damarea Crockett C Jake Hanson G Zack Johnson OLB Greg Roberts
The Cleveland Browns roster turnover under new GM Andrew Berry and head coach Kevin Stefanski continued in earnest on Saturday. The cutdowns to the initial 53-man roster washed away even more of the legacy of ex-GM John Dorsey on the team. Dorsey's first Browns draft class, the 2018 edition, is down to just three of the nine selections: Baker Mayfield, Denzel Ward and Nick Chubb.
What the Warriors will do with the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft is anyone's guess. Golden State could draft a top prospect or trade the selection for immediate help on the roster. The need for long- and short-term improvement is clear after the Warriors lost 50 games and finished last in the Western Conference last season.
Raiders General Manager Mike Mayock says the team's surprising decision to trade third-round draft pick Lynn Bowden was only about football. Despite a report that the Raiders had off-field concerns about Bowden, Mayock said it was simply an issue of Bowden struggling to fill the role the Raiders envisioned for him. Bowden played both wide receiver and quarterback in college at Kentucky, and Mayock said it was his own fault that he thought Bowden would be a good fit in the Raiders' offense as a running back.