Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has always expressed his admiration for star wide receiver Julio Jones, but that doesn't mean he plans to meddle in the team's reported plans. Jones, after all, reportedly is the subject of persistent trade rumors. The Falcons showed their appreciation for Ryan, a former NFL Most Valuable Player, by restructuring his contract and electing against selecting a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Two days after winning the title, Charles Oliveira proudly brought UFC gold back to the favela where he grew up in Brazil.
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) with a deep 3 vs the Memphis Grizzlies, 05/16/2021
Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett is scheduled to have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday. Bennett is facing potential discipline for boarding Tampa Bay forward Blake Coleman midway into the third period of the Panthers' 5-4 loss to the Lightning on Sunday. Bennett, 24, received a minor penalty for charging at 12:19 of the third period.
Watch Nick Diaz give Tyson Fury some MMA pointers during a closed-door training session in Hollywood, Fla.
Did COVID-19 cut Ryquell Armstead's career short?
GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) -Real Madrid swatted aside Granada 4-1 on Thursday to ensure the La Liga title race will go down to the wire. Despite missing a number of first-team regulars, Real started the stronger and first-half strikes from Luka Modric and Rodrygo put the visitors in control. Such was their dominance that even when Jorge Molina halved the deficit on 71 minutes, tapping in after Thibaut Courtois had kept out Luis Suarez's initial effort, they rarely looked troubled.
Was Devin Booker actually fouled?
Nadal, 34, beat the Serb 7-5 1-6 6-3 to claim a record-extending 10th ATP Masters 1000 title in Rome and felt his game improved through the week. Nadal, who suffered quarter-final exits at Masters 1000 events in Monte-Carlo and Madrid, said he would rest for a couple of days back home before heading to Paris for his title defence.
Zig-zag theory dictates that you go back to the beaten favorite in this spot.
Maybe the new generation of tennis players isn’t quite so ready to end the eras of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Titles for Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev in the Monte Carlo Masters and Madrid Open, respectively, raised speculation again that the Big Three — including 39-year-old Roger Federer — was expiring. Djokovic, who turns 34 in a week, and Nadal, who turns 35 next month, won a total of three matches over younger players on Saturday and will renew their record-setting rivalry in the Italian Open final on Sunday — exactly two weeks before Roland Garros starts.
The Sixers will have a week between their regular-season finale and Game 1 of their first-round series. By Noah Levick
Monday, an ESPN analyst offered a bold prediction for Mac Jones in 2021
Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen combined for eight points and 16 shots of the Avalanche's 50 shots against St. Louis.
The Angels said that Albert Pujols didn't want to be a bench player, something he insisted Monday with the Dodgers simply wasn't true.
Two judges should have some explaining to do coming out of UFC 262.
Albert Pujols is grateful to be chasing another World Series ring now with the Los Angeles Dodgers, yet he's also disputing the Los Angeles Angels' version of the circumstances that led to his big move up the freeway. The 41-year-old slugger formally joined the Dodgers on a one-year deal Monday, vowing to contribute to the defending World Series champions as a first baseman, a pinch-hitter and a veteran mentor. “I feel like I've still got some gasoline left in my tank,” Pujols said.
Former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is reportedly blowing away his new teammates and coaches with the New England Patriots.
Steph Curry was dazzling, triple-threat Russell Westbrook was historic and the other NBA superlatives from a very interesting regular season campaign.
Less than a year after winning an NBA title, the Lakers will try to become the first seventh seed or lower in league history to win a league title.