President Trump on Wednesday argued against Dr. Robert Redfield's, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, assertion that a coronavirus vaccine will not be widely available until late 2021.
Patrick Beverley's words came back to bite him HARD after Clippers choke job originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest Shannon Sharpe on FS1's Undisputed was on one this morning. He was eager to go at his co-host Skip Bayless after the Clippers and more specifically Kawhi Leonard and Paul George blew their series against the Denver Nuggets after being up 3-1. Sharpe was not holding back.
Gordon had a solid Week 1 outing with his new team, but faces a daunting task in Pittsburgh that held Saquon Barkley to just six rushing yards in Week 1. And with LeVeon Bell out in New York, Gore seems a safe play, right? Wrong.
Although the Lakers used a different lineup in their previous round to match the Houston Rockets' quickness, they traditionally have a very tall, broad team with long arms. Their length was a strength all season, with a starting lineup that played the 6-foot-10 Davis at power forward and 7-foot JaVale McGee at center, plus they have 6-10 backup Dwight Howard. How can we take away the 57 points in the paint they averaged against us in the regular season?
The dream of Phil Mickelson returning to Winged Foot, the site of arguably his biggest collapse, and winning the 120th U.S. Open to complete the career Grand Slam at age 50 is proving to be just that – a pipe dream. Mickelson called Winged Foot “the toughest golf course in the world,” but on a day that soft greens allowed 32 golfers to shoot par or better, he looked out of sorts. It was a harbinger of what was to come when Mickelson arrived at the practice tee more than three hours before his afternoon tee time with what appeared to be 18 golf clubs in his bag, multiple drivers and two Trackman devices.
Kawhi Leonard became the first superstar to switch teams immediately after winning a championship. So, there's some schadenfreude coming from Toronto after the Clippers lost in the second round. The Raptors made it that far without Leonard.
Andy Murray thinks the Australian Open should consider removing Margaret Court's name from the arena at Melbourne Park as he says the multiple Grand Slam champion's values are at odds with what tennis stands for. The 78-year-old Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 major singles titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage and transgender athletes. "When you get to the Australian Open you want to concentrate on the tennis.
Revis shares great Belichick story from Pats contract talks originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The New England Patriots made a rare exception to open their pocketbooks and sign high-priced cornerback Darrelle Revis in 2014 free agency. But they didn't exactly write Revis a blank check. Joining Bleacher Report's Master Tesfatsion on "Untold Stories," Revis shed light on how negotiations went between his camp and Bill Belichick, the Patriots' de facto general manager.
The monthlong postponement, or was it a pause, of Big Ten football is over. Conference games are scheduled to begin the weekend of Oct. 24. A byeless, eight-game regular season will be followed by "Champions Week" — or the league championship game and a slew of interdivisional Big Ten matchups.
It's been up-and-down for Jordan Spieth this year, to say the least, and that continued with his first round at the 2020 U.S. Open. On No. 2 at Winged Foot, he hit a drive that actually got wedged between a pair of trees. The Jordan Spieth Experience was in full effect on Thursday.
Floyd Mayweather is reportedly in talks to take on YouTuber Logan Paul in a boxing match. Mayweather, 43, retired with a record of 50-0 after beating former UFC champion Conor McGregor in a boxing contest in August 2017, but the American then defeated Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing bout on 31 December 2018. Vlogger Paul, meanwhile, has boxed just twice.
Klay's dad disagrees with Magic's bold claim on Adebayo block originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Bam Adebayo delivered a jaw-dropping, sensational, "you-had-to-see-to-believe" block in the closing seconds of the Miami Heat's win over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. And shortly after the Heat held on to capture Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, NBA legend Magic Johnson issued a bold statement on Twitter. Klay Thompson's father, Mychal, offered his perspective Tuesday night.
Paul George was making some interesting decisions during the game, too, which led to an exchange with Montrezl Harrell, reports Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Early in the second quarter, a struggling George had committed two careless turnovers in less than a minute. The second mishap was a half-court pass to Harrell, who was near the paint but surrounded by Murray and Michael Porter Jr. Murray picked off the pass… Harrell approached his teammate about the risky pass, with George not taking responsibility and arguing the pass could have been caught had Harrell made the right play, sources said… Harrell responded with something along the lines of, “You're always right.
Are offenses peppering the middle of the field against a certain defense, leading to a glut of tight end opportunity? Context will be key, as a bunch of targets to Travis Kelce doesn't mean Tyler Eifert is going to see the same kind of opportunity against the same defense. D'Andre Swift (DET): Did Swift's late fourth quarter touchdown drop send Detroit fans into a collective coma from which they may never emerge?
Evaluating talent is a full-time-all-the-time endeavor in the NFL. Even if the Cowboys hadn't seen injuries take Blake Jarwin, Leighton Vander Esch, and Cam Erving off the field in Sunday night's opener, the team would still be expected to at least kick the tires on some new names this week. Given the season-ending ACL tear to starting tight end Blake Jarwin, it's not surprising to see a couple more on the club's tryout list.
At Thursday's UFC Vegas 11 press conference, Colby Covington responded to Tyron Woodley's hat that said "Make Racism Catch The Fade Again." "The only person that's catching a fade is Tyron Woodley on Saturday night. He's the only one that's racist.
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield had more pocket time than any other passer in Week One. The 38-6 loss in Baltimore followed by a quick turnaround for a prime-time visit from the Bengals raises an interesting question: Could Mayfield eventually be benched? Stefanski has on the roster Case Keenum.
We knew it was going to be a good game but our focus isn't on the Clippers or the battle of LA, but more so what can we do to finish our season strong,'' Davis said. They can do it by beating the Nuggets to get to the NBA Finals for the first time since the Lakers won their last championship a decade ago. The series starts Friday, with the Lakers coming off another long rest and the Nuggets facing another quick turnaround after making NBA history by erasing a 3-1 deficit for the second time in this postseason.
Week 2 of the 2020 Fantasy Football season is here, and our six experts have revealed whom they would choose in their Yahoo Daily Fantasy lineups this week using a budget of $200. The ultimate goal: To build the perfect lineup. Week 2 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] Will Week 2 be Jonathan Taylor's coming-out party?
A wave of Yankees came off the IL on Tuesday, as Giancarlo Stanton, Gio Urshela and Jonathan Loaisiga all returned to the team. "Miguel is the first one sent down and never the first one brought back up," Cabrera told The Athletic's Lindsey Adler. GM Brian Cashman said that Thairo Estrada and Tyler Wade, who haven't had the offensive success Andujar had in his recent stint with the Yanks, stayed on the roster because they are middle infield help.