Quinton Byfield and the Los Angeles Kings made history on Tuesday night.
Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast As more and more injuries pile up in the NFL, Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski are here to get you back on track to a league title. Sony Michel, Nick Chubb and Austin Ekeler are the latest star running backs to get banged up. Should you turn to D'Ernest Johnson, Justin Jackson or Chase Edmonds?
Family tension between the Los Angeles Rams' Jalen Ramsey and the New York Giants' Golden Tate may have led to a brawl involving their teams in LA on Sunday. The two have been feuding off the field since Ramsey broke up with Tate's sister when she was pregnant with their second child in the summer of 2019, according to NFL.com and the New York Post. I'm not happy at all with the disrespect that he's shown towards my sister, and the things he's done in the past,” Tate told the tabloid last October after Ramsey posted photos with a new girlfriend.
Chaos ensued late in the second quarter of Monday's Kansas City Chiefs win over the New England Patriots. With Kansas City leading, 6-3, and facing third-and-4 near midfield, the Patriots got pressure on quarterback Patrick Mahomes on a dropback. Defensive end Chase Winovich got to Mahomes first, and Mahomes lost the ball as New England pass rushers converged.
What Steph thinks Warriors need to re-enter title picture originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea It has been a long time since Steph Curry missed the playoffs. The Warriors missed the playoffs in each of Curry's first three seasons, as they tried to build a title contender from the ground up. Two MVP awards, five NBA Finals appearances and three titles later, Curry found himself watching the playoffs as a spectator this season after the Warriors finished 15-50 in what is expected to be a gap season.
And in Sunday night's win over the 49ers, Jackson flexed his experience with a truly genius veteran move during the dramatic final minutes. With the ball at the 1-yard line and the Eagles up by 11, the game's refs were trying to suss out exactly where to place the football as the 49ers attempted to punch the ball into the end zone. When the refs turned away from the ball for just a second to speak with the other members of their crew, Jackson pounced: That is some next-level defensive play from Jackson.
It's the first time a majority of female quarterfinalists at a Grand Slam are unseeded since seeds were expanded from 16 to 32 in 2001, according to Gracenote. Collins, a 2019 Australian Open semifinalist who is ranked 57th, plays countrywoman and fourth seed Sofia Kenin on Wednesday for a spot in the semifinals. I'm still trying to figure out this tour thing,” joked the 26-year-old Collins, who went the unconventional route for U.S. women, playing college tennis at Virginia before turning pro.
Albert Breer identifies three potential WR trade targets for Patriots originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The NFL trade deadline is Nov. 3, so teams have just a few weeks to make moves and fortify their rosters before the playoff races in both conferences really heat up. The New England Patriots have several roster weaknesses to consider addressing ahead of the trade deadline, and one position at, or near the top of the list is wide receiver. The run game has shined for the Patriots through the first four games of the 2020 season.
The most coveted seat in NASCAR belongs to Alex Bowman in a Hendrick Motorsports lineup shuffle to replace seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson in the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet. The swap announced Tuesday makes Bowman just the second driver of the team created in 2001 specifically for Johnson. Johnson's 19th full season is his last in NASCAR and he will move to a partial IndyCar schedule next year.
Rafael Nadal overcame his first real test at this year's Roland Garros, beating 19 year-old Jannik Sinner 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-1 to reach the Roland Garros semi-final for a record-extending 13th time. After a chaotic day on Court Philippe-Chatrier with five matches scheduled, the 1.26am finish marked the latest ever night at Roland Garros. Although Sinner's name has been swirling in tennis circles for a while, his inexperience is still clear.
Ezekiel Elliott has been his usual consistent self through four weeks, touching the ball 20+ times in every game. Time and time again he's lived up to his reputation as a sure thing among fantasy running backs, even though he hasn't exactly put up gaudy point totals the last couple of weeks. Week 5 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] Will it happen in Week 5, when Elliott and the Cowboys take on the division-rival New York Giants at home?
The San Francisco 49ers released veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, the team announced Tuesday. NFL Network's Ian Rapaport first reported the transaction. Sanu, 31, played three games for the Niners, recording one catch for 9 yards.
Thunder point guard Paul expressed love for Sam Presti and Billy Donovan and referred to being a Thunder as "a blessing". But one thing that Paul didn't do was unequivocally state that he wanted to remain in Oklahoma City. Marc Berman of the New York Post sources as saying that Paul may prefer to take his talents elsewhere before the 2020-21 season begins.
And we score points, and we score points in a lot of different ways. We've got Ben that scores points, we have Joel, we have Tobias Harris , we have Shake (Milton), we have Josh (Richardson). This team's loaded with talent and we've just gotta figure out how to make it work the best.
Byfield being selected second overall officially makes him the highest drafted Black player in NHL history. Third pick: Ottawa Senators Tim Stutzle - with a pick that originally belonged to the Sharks, the Senators selected this center/left wing that has the potential to make an instant impact with his new team. Fourth pick: Red Wings Lucas Raymond - a left wing and the first player of the draft selected out of Sweden.
With a unique opportunity in front of them, ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio believes the Burgundy and Gold should make the switch at quarterback from Dwayne Haskins to Alex Smith in order to try and win the division. "The sooner they switch to Alex Smith, the sooner they make a run at winning the weakest division in football," Florio wrote in his Week 5 power rankings. Washington was not expected to contend for a playoff spot in 2020, and it's highly likely they still might not.
Tom Brady sets iconic NFL record with Buccaneers' win vs. Chargers originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston No player in NFL history has won more games than Tom Brady. Literally. The Buccaneers quarterback won his 222nd career regular season game Sunday afternoon when Tampa Bay beat the Los Angeles Chargers 38-31 at Raymond James Stadium.
Driver Luca Corberi had a full-blown meltdown after crashing out of Sunday's World Karting Championship. The Italian star ripped off his car's bumper and threw it into oncoming traffic before tackling and punching one of his opponents after the race ended. The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) has opened an investigation into Corberi, but the 23-year-old has already apologized for his behavior and vowed to never race again.
It's not often you find a consensus on Twitter, but Detroit Red Wings fans coalesced into one Tuesday evening. After general manager Steve Yzerman tabbed Lucas Raymond the fourth overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, Twitter usernames were changed and joyous gifs rained. Raymond, an 18-year-old left wing from Sweden, profiles as a strong playmaker and high-IQ player who's performed well against higher competition.
Diego Schwartzman outlasted Dominic Thiem in a five-hour, five-set French Open quarterfinal. Next up: 12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal, whom Schwartzman beat three weeks ago. Schwartzman, the undersized, 12th-seeded Argentine, dumped Thiem, the 2018 and 2019 French Open runner-up, 7-6 (1), 5-7, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Tuesday.