Get the latest Sports news from The Daily Grind. We cover the all major sports from across the globe. Professional and amateur. NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MMA, and more!
New York Times – Sports
- The conferences, not the N.C.A.A., will make the decisions about whether to play a season in the fall.
- It looked more like a practice match in atmosphere, but the Williams sisters traded high-velocity shots in a tight match at the Top Seed Open.
- He was a college star in three sports and a successful N.F.L. executive. But he was better known as the only player who ever pinch-hit for Ted Williams.
- The framework, unlikely to be taken up before the election, proposes protections for athletes who have asserted themselves during the pandemic and sought more ways to earn money.
- RB Leipzig eliminated Atlético Madrid and will face Paris St.-Germain in its first trip to the semifinals.
From the Sports News Archive
- 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 […]
- Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez confirms he’s dealing with heart issue stemming from COVID-19 infection – CBSSports.comEarlier this week, the Boston Red Sox shut down left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez’s throwing program after discovering health complications stemming from his bout with COVID-19. On Sunday, Rodriguez confirmed a report from WEEI’s Rob Bradford that his “complication” is myocarditis, or “an inflammation of the heart muscle,” per the Mayo Clinic. Rodriguez, 27, told reporters […]
- North Carolina racetrack owner offers ‘Bubba Rope’ for saleThe owner of a North Carolina racetrack advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale in a social media marketplace days after NASCAR announced a noose had been found in the garage of driver Bubba Wallace, who is Black, at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Mike Fulp, the owner of the half-mile 311 Speedway in Stokes County, made the […]
- Seahawks coach says team interested in KaepernickLos Angeles (AFP) – Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he has been contacted about former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, hinting the player who began kneeling protests might have a future in the league. Carroll told reporters Thursday that he regrets not signing Kaepernick when he met with the Seahawks in 2017 but indicated that […]
- Celebrities who have died from COVID-19 complicationsThe worlds of music, theater, sports, film, television, fashion and cooking have lost a number of legends in the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Celebrities who have died from COVID-19 complications
Featured Sports Stories…
- This season will be unlike any other we've experienced, so Matthew Berry provides keys to consider on draft day.
- Memphis rode a massive triple-double performance from Jonas Valanciunas to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks and claim a 119-106 victory and a spot in the NBA's first-ever play-in tournament
- Indians pitcher Zach Plesac feels he and teammate Mike Clevinger have been unfairly portrayed as "bad people" in the aftermath of the pitchers being quarantined by the team for violating COVID-19 protocol last weekend in Chicago.
- Lakers star LeBron James' voting-rights group has partnered with the Los Angeles Dodgers to make Dodger Stadium a polling place for the November general election.
- Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams says Jamal Adams' departure won't change how New York uses safeties and added that Adams "may get bored" playing the Seahawks' defensive scheme.
- Serena Williams rallied to defeat sister Venus Williams 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in a second-round matchup of Grand Slam champions at the WTA Top Seed Open.
- The NCAA called off fall championship events – a move Thursday that does not effect major college football – because not enough schools will be competing in sports such as men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball during the first semester. NCAA President Mark Emmert made the announcement in a video posted on Twitter, but […]
- LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 27 points and the Phoenix Suns rolled past the Dallas Mavericks 128-102 on Thursday to keep their playoff hopes alive and finish as the only unbeaten team in the restart.
- Phoenix Suns talisman Devin Booker was hoping to call in favours to take his team to the play-in game in the Western Conference.
- Cleveland pitcher Zach Plesac confirms he ignored COVID-19 protocols, claims media coverage has been 'evil'The starting pitcher had to be quarantined after it was revealed he spent a night out in Chicago.
- New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has reportedly been diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain after being placed on the injured list Sunday…
- Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James provided some motivation for Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. following their on-court encounter Monday…
- While the NBA had no logical reason to invite the Golden State Warriors to the bubble, Stephen Curry still said he felt a twinge of disappointment he was missing out on the experience…
- The Spring League, a developmental football league and scouting showcase, plans to sequester its players in a bubble for a six-team tournament in October…
- When asked about the possibility of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in the 2020 season, President Donald Trump echoed similar statements he made about the NBA…
Five Thirty Eight Sports
- The right to draft top hockey prospect Alexis Lafrenière came down this week to the eight teams that had made and exited the qualifying round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Some of those teams were undoubtedly expecting to still be playing, but they all likely would have been happy with the highly touted winger as […]
- The Oakland A’s might be something of America’s team in 2020. Their torrid start to the season has pushed them past the besmirched Houston Astros in the American League West standings and in our prediction model. Every time the A’s excel on the field, we’re reminded of “Moneyball,” the best-selling book that helped accelerate baseball’s […]
- chris.herring (Chris Herring, senior sportswriter): It’s been a minute since we last chatted about the NBA at length, and for good reason: The whole world changed, calling into question whether the season could even be resumed at one point. But now the restart is in full swing — with no virus cases detected — and […]
- It’s always satisfying when two players with agreeable games end up on the same team, under a coach who understands their symbiotic energy and optimizes their creativity inside the right system. My favorite example is Duncan Robinson and Bam Adebayo, a two-man basketball opera who might also represent the NBA’s most potent 1-2 punch. They […]
- We begin, in fine Hot Takedown tradition, by talking about something that happened shortly after we recorded this week’s episode. The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences have canceled college football for the fall, with the hopes of trying to play in the spring. We knew it was coming. But what’s interesting about where college football […]