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New York Times – Sports
- A small city that bills itself as “Football City U.S.A.” is grappling with the shooting deaths of members of a prominent local family by Phillip Adams who, many say, had been adrift after his N.F.L. career ended.
- Woods’s crash raised questions about how law enforcement officers treated his case.
- Denying a report that suggested otherwise, Bauer, a reigning Cy Young Award winner, says balls were removed from his start for routine inspection.
- The Clásico has lost some of its luster as a season-defining day, but while its profile has fallen, its importance has not.
- The claw. The two thumbs. The alternative reverse overlap. Every golfer at this week’s Masters Tournament has a preferred way to putt and a reason for doing it.
From the Sports News Archive
- Trump’s War on Jon Bon Jovi Could Smash His EmpireFormer President Trump may soon start to wish he’d never wrangled with Jon Bon Jovi over football. That’s because their 2014 battle to buy the Buffalo Bills helped set the stage for the New York attorney general’s investigation of Trump’s company. That probe is now showing signs of heating up, and it’s expanded well beyond Trump’s […]
- Canucks add seven players to COVID-19 protocol list as Brazilian variant found in team's outbreakThe Vancouver Canucks' season remains on pause as a growing COVID-19 outbreak that has overwhelmed the team has gone from bad to worse. A source confirmed to ESPN on Saturday night that the more infectious Brazil variant of COVID-19 has been found among several of the cases affecting the Canucks, the first known cases of […]
- Elgin Baylor, Lakers legend and Hall of Famer, has died at 86 – CBS NewsElgin Baylor, the Los Angeles Lakers legend, Hall of Famer and 11-time NBA All-Star, has died of natural causes, the Lakers said Monday. He was 86. Baylor's wife, Elaine, and daughter, Krystal, were at his side when he died, the NBA said. “Elgin was the superstar of his era — his many accolades speak to that,” Lakers […]
- Under Fire, The NCAA Apologizes And Unveils New Weight Room For Women's Tournament : NPRUnder fire for differences in amenities for its men's and women's basketball tournaments, the NCAA revealed an upgraded weight room Saturday for players participating in the women's college basketball tournament in San Antonio. What had been a single small rack of dumbbells has now been replaced with a larger space with more equipment, including a […]
- Leon Spinks, heavyweight champ who once beat Ali, dies at 67Former heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks, who once beat Muhammad Ali, died Friday night with wife at his side after a five-year fight with cancer, a spokesperson said in a statement. He was 67. Spinks battled prostate and other cancers before his death in the Las Vegas area, the spokesperson said. Source: Leon Spinks, heavyweight […]
Featured Sports Stories…
- Kevin Holland's coach likes it when his fighter gets in the head of an opponent by talking to him, but Holland needs to be more focused vs. Marvin Vettori.
- The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed Damarious Randall and plan to move him back to cornerback, the team announced Friday.
- Official Bert Smith collapsed during the NCAA tournament Elite Eight game between Gonzaga and USC last month in Indianapolis.
- Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and forward Napheesa Collier joined current and former NCAA athletes and LGBTQ advocates in calling on the NCAA to take action in response to legislative measures restricting access to athletics for transgender athletes.
- The brain of Phillip Adams — the ex-NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease.
- Brannen was placed on leave a week ago after six players announced they were transferring.
- The Steelers have added another player on the defensive side of the ball. The team announced the signing of defensive end T.J. Carter on Friday afternoon. They also signed linebacker Jamir Jones earlier this week. Carter signed with the Steelers after going undrafted out of Kentucky last year. He was released by the team and […]
- The battle for the green jacket may ultimately elude Bryson DeChambeau once again this year. But the ongoing battle for the soul of golf remains ongoing – and as riveting as ever. After a first-round 76 on Thursday left the Californian four-over par and in danger of missing the cut, a much-improved second round yesterday […]
- Mac Jones may be the clear favorite to go third overall to the 49ers, but even the team’s assistants aren’t certain who the team will take. General Manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan have kept their plans close to their vest, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media said on the Rich Eisen Show on Friday. […]
- Butler reportedly led the third-stringers to victory over the starters.
- Si Woo Kim played the final four holes of his second round at the Masters without his putter after breaking it on the 14th hole: The 25-year-old was forced to…
- Miami Heat guard Victor Oladipo will miss at least the next four games due to the knee injury he suffered on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers …
- Otto Porter has reportedly had no discussions about a contract buyout with the Orlando Magic since coming over from the Chicago Bulls in a deadline-day trade,…
- LSU wideout Ja'Marr Chase earned some incredibly high, if not anonymous, praise on Friday as his pre-NFL draft prep continues. Despite sitting out…
- American YouTuber and professional boxer Jake Paul's knockout of ex-NBA player Nate Robinson in a boxing match last November is being sold as a
Five Thirty Eight Sports
- cwick: Soccer wunderkinds, we’re back with a whole lot to discuss. Let’s focus on the Champions League today and discuss the scramble for fourth place in the English Premier League another day. This week the eight remaining Champions League teams faced each other in the first leg of their quarterfinal ties, and there are somehow […]
- When the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays renew their hostilities over the weekend, they’ll play the opening games of what will end up being 19 total contests between the two rivals this season. And if the past two years are any indication, those 19 games could determine the fate of the American League […]
- Manchester City was in trouble. The team had dominated the Premier League by passing its way into perfect shooting positions, but if it couldn’t find a way to score against Leicester City in the penultimate game of the 2018-19 season, Liverpool could snatch the title away. In the 70th minute, center back Vincent Kompany trundled […]
- Like anyone going through an identity crisis, Michigan football has had to make some changes. It’s tough to hang your hat on defense in today’s version of the game, but the Wolverines had done so under aggressive former defensive coordinator Don Brown, who took over for the 2016 season. The early returns were immediate and […]
- Golf is a cruel, illogical game. In most other sports, a generational, world-class talent will more or less stay that way until age or major injury changes things. Elite golfers are not afforded such luxury. Just ask Jordan Spieth. In July 2017, Spieth was both the future and present of golf. Days before he turned […]