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New York Times – Sports
- Saleh’s defense carried the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance. But it was his ability to motivate players that brought him to New York.
- LeMahieu got a six-year contract that lets the Yankees avoid the luxury tax — for now. The team also agreed to a deal with Corey Kluber, an ace starter undone by injuries the past two seasons.
- With whipsawing trades and other player movement routine in the N.B.A. these days, it’s hard to be loyal to teams and players.
- Saleh, believed to be the first Muslim Arab American head coach in the N.F.L., will take over the franchise with the league’s longest current postseason drought.
- James Harden, who was traded to the Nets this week, had been called “disrespectful” by his former teammates in Houston, who he said were “not good enough” to win a championship.
From the Sports News Archive
- Cleveland baseball team will change its name from Indians – The Washington PostCleveland’s Major League Baseball team will drop “Indians” as its name, an official familiar with the team’s plans confirmed Sunday night — a move that comes after years of pressure and protest from Native American groups and others who viewed the name as racist and insensitive.The change, first reported by the New York Times, could […]
- Kim Ng: Miami Marlins hire first female general manager in MLB history – BBC SportKim Ng has become the first female general manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) history after being hired by the Miami Marlins.She is also the first Asian-American general manager in MLB history.Ng, 51, has 30 years of experience in the major leagues, having previously worked for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees and Los […]
- Warriors to convert Chase Center into site for election; A’s pursue similar effort – SFChronicle.comThe Warriors are well into plans to convert Chase Center into a location to help serve the Nov. 3 general election, a team source confirmed with The Chronicle. Source: Warriors to convert Chase Center into site for election; A’s pursue similar effort – SFChronicle.com
- John Thompson dies at 78; coach built Georgetown basketball into national power – The Washington PostJohn Thompson, the Washington native who elevated Georgetown University basketball to national prominence, earned Hall of Fame honors and carved a place in history as the first African American coach to lead his team to the NCAA championship, has died at 78. His family announced the death in a statement but did not provide additional […]
- Miami Marlins cancel home opener against Baltimore Orioles after Nearly HALF the players test positive for coronavirusTHE Miami Marlins home opener was canceled on Monday after nearly half of the team’s roster tested positive for the coronavirus.The COVID-19 outbreak, which has since affected 12 of the team’s players and two coaches, may also affect the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. Source: Miami Marlins cancel home opener against Baltimore Orioles […]
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Five Thirty Eight Sports
- When James Harden arrived in Houston on Oct. 27, 2012 — via one of the most second-guessed trades in NBA history — he instantly transformed the Rockets into a perennial contender and changed how basketball was played. Several times in the Harden era, which saw Houston make the playoffs in each of his eight full […]
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- Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma has a theory on why anyone thinks there’s a better freshman in the country than his starting point guard, Paige Bueckers. “I’m not boasting, but if I talked to every single coach in America and they told you they’d rather have their freshmen than Paige, I would tell you they’re […]
- We know which athletes are great, but we know less about what makes them great. To help, FiveThirtyEight is compiling The Greatness Files, a compendium of, well, what makes great athletes great. Next up in our series: some guy named Patrick Mahomes. I grew up a Joe Montana fan. I was 2 years old when […]
- After a month of drama and no shortage of trade speculation, the Houston Rockets finally dealt disgruntled superstar James Harden on Wednesday, shipping him to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team megatrade that also involved the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers. The haul for Harden? Three players (headlined by Caris LeVert, whom Houston sent to […]