This Vietnamese pastry chef is sharing his favorite ways to decorate a rainbow cake
Odell Beckham Jr.'s very blunt analysis of Browns' loss to Ravens originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Once again the Cleveland Browns didn't live up to the season opening hype Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, losing by 32 points. In said loss, quarterback Baker Mayfield and star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. could never quite get on the same page -- OBJ finished with just three receptions for 22 yards. "It's not feasible for me to be thinking about what he [Mayfield] may be going through back there, or if there's pressure, I know there's a lot on his plate," Beckham said.
That was ugly. The Los Angeles Clippers were up 3-1 on Denver and led by double digits in every one of the last three games, but couldn't close the series out. Denver showed the resistance, the grit, and the ability to execute under pressure in eliminating the Clippers from the playoffs.
Jerry Jones was notably silent as football season approached with the NFL engulfed in the nation's larger race reckoning. As the league shifted its stance to match public sentiment on player protest, the normally outspoken Dallas Cowboys owner had nothing to say publicly on the matter. On Tuesday he addressed Sunday night's pregame against the Los Angeles Rams that saw Dallas defensive tackle Dontari Poe take a knee during the national anthem.
The top-seeded Lakers will open the Western Conference finals on Friday at 6 p.m. PDT against the surprising and resilient Denver Nuggets in a series few saw coming. The Lakers have their veteran studs in LeBron James and Anthony Davis while the Nuggets counter with youth in All-Star center Nikola Jokic and a rising star in guard Jamal Murray. Davis has been inconsistent scoring-wise, but he's still ranked seventh in the playoffs in points (27.6) and eighth in rebounds (10.9).
Phillies sign two veteran players, including a former All-Star originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Phillies played beat the clock and signed a couple of veteran players to minor-league contracts Tuesday night. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and first baseman Greg Bird were both added to the Phillies' 60-man player pool in time to be eligible for postseason play with the club. The deadline was September 15.
Bryson DeChambeau has mapped out his approach for Winged Foot. DeChambeau's strategy, not surprisingly, runs counter to some of his peers, who said they were going to emphasize putting the ball in play more often to avoid the long, gnarly rough. In fact, just a few minutes before DeChambeau's presser, Rory McIlroy spoke in the interview area.
Bill Belichick addressed the New England Patriots after their 21-11 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 of the 2020 season. It was Cam Newton's debut, but the coach instead spoke broadly about the team's performance. Alright men, that was a good team win.
Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit were a hit in the “Monday Night Football” booth. The tandem drew overwhelming praise on social media as they called the first game of ESPN's doubleheader Monday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants. The two have worked together for years calling ESPN's marquee college football broadcasts.
It's hard to be upset with Derrick Henry's Week 1 performance. Week 2 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] He rushed for 116 yards. Sure, it came on a whopping 31 touches, but hey, we'll take it.
Two months ahead of their scheduled head-to-head, boxer Roy Jones Jr. is admitting he may have “made a mistake” when he agreed to fight in an exhibition with former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. According to reports, Jones and Tyson were originally supposed to fight this month, but promoters pushed the exhibition back to attract a larger audience. Now the duo is set to compete in an unofficial bout on Nov. 28 in Carson, California.
The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit and became the first players at the top of New York's batting order to have five RBIs the same game, and New York rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended its winning streak to six. Voit homered twice from the No. 2 slot, raising his major league-leading total to 18.
We got to witness two incredible playoff games on Tuesday night as the Heat took a 1-0 lead on the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals and the Nuggets stunned the Clippers to advance to the Western Conference Finals against the Lakers. If you missed last night's action because you were doing something fun, I'd suggest checking out Bam Adebayo's block, Jimmy Butler's go-ahead 'And 1” and highlight reels from Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. What a night of bubble hoops!
NBA players react to Livingston, Barbosa rejoining Warriors originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Monday was a pretty special day for the Warriors, as the organization welcomed back former players Leandro Barbosa and Shaun Livingston to the coaching staff and front office respectively. Barbosa will serve as a player mentor coach, while Livingston's title is director of players affairs and engagement. Klay Thompson reacted by posting an Instagram story of a picture of himself and Barbosa with the caption: "LLLBBB welcome back!!"
The Clippers pushed all their chips into the middle of the table to get Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Los Angeles traded Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, their own first-round picks in 2022, 2024, and 2026, two other first-round picks belonging to Miami (2021 and 2023), and agreed to pick-swaps with Oklahoma City 2023 and 2025. It was a lot, but it got them a two-time Finals MVP in his prime in Leonard and another top 10/15 player in the NBA in George.
The Cincinnati Bengals shuffled around the roster a bit Tuesday ahead of their Thursday night primetime clash with the Cleveland Browns. The team announced the moves, which include sending guard Xavier Su'a-Filo to injured reserve, promoting defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe off the practice squad, waiving defensive back Torry McTyer and confirming the waiver wire claim of kicker Austin Seibert. Nothing too shocking here — Seibert is Randy Bullock insurance.
The 120th U.S. Open airs live on NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock with nearly 45 hours of live tournament coverage from Winged Foot Golf Club starting Thursday. NBC Sports airs the U.S. Open for the first time since its 20-year run from 1995-2014. The USGA announced in June that the media rights for its championships transferred to NBC Universal through 2026, renewing a partnership that began in 1954 with the first U.S. Open to air on TV.
Mike Ditka was a guest on Newsmax and he delivered exactly what the program expected, telling NFL players, “if you can't respect this country, get the hell out.” NFL 🏈: Hall-of-Fame coach Mike Ditka tells protesting players that if 'they can't respect this country, get the hell out of it.'
Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast Week 1 is officially behind us and many of you are already rushing to the waiver wire to bolster your roster. Our own Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski react to the Marlon Mack and Blake Jarwin season-ending injuries. Andy and Scott also dive into the wide receiver and quarterback positions as a few players surprised last week.
Willson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians 6-5 Tuesday night. Cleveland's Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the top of the ninth, but the Indians couldn't take advantage. Left-hander Oliver Perez (1-1) allowed a one-out walk to Kris Bryant in the bottom of the inning.