The NBA, Doc Rivers, Jameer Nelson, and the NBA Players Association have offered to help out former player Delonte West after a disturbing photo of him surfaced online. A photo of Delonte West looking particularly rough surfaced earlier this week and went viral, with many showing concern for the 37-year-old. Reportedly taken in Dallas, he could be seen in dirty clothes and allegedly had asked for money on the street.Â TMZ reports that the league, his former coach Doc Rivers, and his former college teammateÂ Jameer Nelson have already attempted to get in touch with him.
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is thought to be in a vegetative state with little chance of ever fully recovering, according to leading neurosurgeon Erich Riederer. The seven-time F1 World Champion had been on holiday in the French Alps in 2013 when he was in a devastating skiing accident that left him with severe brain injuries. Almost seven years later, he has not been seen in public since the accident with few details released about his current state.
Elina Svitolina progressed to the semi-finals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg but will have to wait until Friday to find out her opponent after rain suspended play between Aryna Sabalenka and Katerina Siniakova. Number two seed Svitolina was made to work hard for her 6-4 6-3 victory over Jil Teichmann, battling back from a break down in both sets. The world number five took an hour and 23 minutes to secure her first semi-final for six months.
Woodhead has priceless take on Belichick's press conference 'fashion' originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston For all of Bill Belichick's success as a coach, he is also well-known for something else: his fashion sense, or lack thereof. Just Google "hoodie" and some of the first images you see are of Belichick stalking the sideline in his signature item of clothing. Whether or not the sleeves are cut off, the Patriots head coach and the hoodie go hand-in-hand.
Monday night's first-ever NFL game in Las Vegas included the kind of gamble that never should be made in the vicinity of a football field. An ESPN camera cart inched too close to the action, and a pair of Raiders collided with it. Safety Johnathan Abram seemed to be knocked out after colliding with the base of the device.
Tiger Woods had a few of his buddies – Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Rose – over to the new course he designed in Missouri for a special exhibition on Tuesday. While all 18 holes of the course looked pretty incredible, the special 19th hole (which has been dubbed a “bonus” hole) stole the show at the end of the round. The four golfers competed at Payne's Valley Golf Course (Named in honor of Ozarks native Payne Stewart) at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale.
Why Ainge was 'very frustrated' after Celtics' loss to Heat originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The morning after his Boston Celtics dropped Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat, team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge kept coming back to one word: "frustrated." That's a fitting adjective to describe yet another close defeat for the C's, who now have lost four of their six postseason games by one possession. Why can't Boston step up in crunch time?
Previously thought of as a good secondary, the Vikings are not so far this year, allowing the fifth-most yards per game (283.5) and 10th most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks. at Jaguars There's not a lot of other options in the Dolphins offense, that's a good start to the discussion for Myles Gaskin. Add that into the Dolphins backfield.
Week 2 saw a host of fantasy football studs suffer serious injuries, leaving managers scrambling to find replacements and fill roster vacancies. Week 3 starts Thursday night with Dolphins-Jaguars, though, so now is the time to decide who to roll with this weekend. Gardner Minshew II, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars: Yes, a Jaguars quarterback actually attempted 45 passes in a game last week, and there's a good chance Minshew will pass plenty in Week 3: The Miami Dolphins just allowed 417 passing yards and four touchdowns to Bills QB Josh Allen.
Arians gets blunt about Gronk's role in Bucs offense originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Tom Brady targeted Rob Gronkowski about seven times per game over the tight end's nine seasons with the New England Patriots. Through two games in Tampa Bay, however, the Brady-Gronkowski connection has been non-existent. So, why has Gronkowski caught just two passes on four targets so far this season?
Betts breaks down trade from Sox, how he felt about leaving Boston originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox couldn't find common ground in contract negotiations last winter. But apparently there was no acrimony between the two sides as they parted ways. Betts joined The Ringer's R2C2 podcast with CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco to discuss Boston trading him to the Los Angeles Dodgers in February in a blockbuster deal.
A rumor emerged about the Kings trading Buddy Hield to the 76ers. It didn't seem particularly credible. But then Hield himself liked this Instagram post promoting a potential trade and apparently made a pro-Philadelphia comment on Instagram: Hield previously laid the groundwork for an offseason trade request.
The NFL is in its 101st season, with more than 10,000 games played and thousands of players in its storied history. If you asked which was the greatest single performance in all those games, among all the great players in NFL history, the answer would probably be Gale Sayers on a muddy Wrigley Field in 1965. Sayers was never better than on Dec. 12, 1965 against the San Francisco 49ers.
Hendrick Motorsports was assessed an L2-level penalty by NASCAR on Thursday afternoon for exceeding its 2020 wind tunnel test time — a violation of Sections 5.3.e in the NASCAR Rule Book. As a result of the penalty, the organization has been fined $100,000 and hit with the loss of 10 hours of wind tunnel testing time from the organization's 2020-21 allocation. According to the NASCAR Rule Book, organizations are allocated 150 testing hours to be used on Gen-6 vehicles through Dec. 31, 2021, with a maximum usage of 70 hours in 2020 and a maximum usage of 90 hours in 2021.
Jon Gruden reminds us of his great nickname for Cam Newton originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has nicknames for many of his new teammates, and he's shared several of them in various interviews since coming to New England. Well, Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has a nickname for Newton, and it's probably about what you'd expect from the exuberant coach. It's "Slam Newton".
One of the few mistakes Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has made this season was an interception against the Washington Football Team on Sunday. Receiver DeAndre Hopkins brought up the interception when he spoke to reporters on Tuesday. “I ran the wrong route, so the safety wouldn't have been there if it wasn't for me running the wrong route,” he said, noting the pick was “definitely” his fault.
Week 3 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] For what it's worth, he's also not been terrible over the past two weeks, posting two multi-touchdown efforts and committing just two turnovers since the start of the season. He's additionally padding his stats with rushing yards, as he's attempted three red zone carries (QB7) and recorded 42 rushing yards (QB11) over his last pair of games. While he's not Russell Wilson or Dak Prescott, he does have a capable and healthy complement of receiving talent at his disposal as well as the swag necessary to believe he can hang with Matty Ice.
Through two games in the 2020 NFL season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees looks a lot like a guy who's just about done playing quarterback at a plus level. In Monday night's 34-24 loss to the Raiders, Brees completed 26 of 38 passes for 312 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Pretty good stats on their face, especially since Brees was working without receiver Michael Thomas, who's out with an ankle injury.
If Serena Williams is to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, she may have to go through her older sister in the fourth round. Williams, the sixth seed, could play Venus Williams in the round of 16 at Roland Garros, which begins Sunday. Serena opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, whom she beat in the first round at the U.S. Open.
Jalen Hurts played his first three NFL snaps Sunday, and as Dave Zangaro wrote, he made an impact as a decoy, even though he never touched the football. The next step for Hurts has to be the most significant one yet. Hurts, the rookie 2nd-round pick, is an intriguing guy with explosive ability as a passer and a runner, and if you hadn't noticed, the Eagles' offense could use a little explosion right about now.