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Maria stuns defending Miami champion Stephens

Maria stuns defending Miami champion Stephens

Germany's Tatjana Maria earned one of the biggest wins of her career as she knocked defending Miami Open champion Sloane Stephens out in the third round. ... Continue Reading
16 observations for the Sweet 16, including whether Duke is still the favorite

16 observations for the Sweet 16, including whether Duke is still the favorite

1. This NCAA tournament is choking on chalk and bereft of small-program charm. In the 40 years since the NCAA selection committee began publicly seeding teams, this equals the chalkiest Sweet 16 of them all. The lone exceptions are No. 5 Auburn and No. 12 Oregon, which knocked off UC Irvine Sunday night to make… ... Continue Reading
McGee explains Lakers' mentality after playoff elimination

McGee explains Lakers' mentality after playoff elimination

JaVale McGee wants the Los Angeles Lakers to continue competing. Los Angeles were officially eliminated from playoff contention with a 111-106 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. McGee, however, does not believe that should change the team's mindset, and they posted a 111-106 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. ... Continue Reading
Odell Beckham 'feeling dangerous' about trade that Giants owner gave 'reluctant approval'

Odell Beckham 'feeling dangerous' about trade that Giants owner gave 'reluctant approval'

Odell Beckham Jr. woke up from his social media slumber on Sunday. As he did so, New York Giants co-owner John Mara gave a candid take on trading away the transcendent wide receiver to the Cleveland Browns. Speaking at the NFL league meeting in Phoenix, Mara told reporters he was reluctant to deal Beckham and… ... Continue Reading
Kyrgios serves underarm ace to clinch game

Kyrgios serves underarm ace to clinch game

Nick Kyrgios is in that sort of mood against Dusan Lajovic ... Continue Reading
UConn holds off Buffalo for 26th straight trip to Sweet 16

UConn holds off Buffalo for 26th straight trip to Sweet 16

UConn doesn't normally have to grind out wins early in the NCAA Tournament, but found itself doing just that against 10th-seeded Buffalo. The second-seeded Huskies, a program that had won its previous 25 second-round matchups by an average of 29 points, held off the Bulls 84-72 on Sunday to move into the Sweet 16 for… ... Continue Reading
Casey repeats at Valspar, PGA Tour hands out anti-doping suspension and a win 15 years in the making: What you missed this weekend

Casey repeats at Valspar, PGA Tour hands out anti-doping suspension and a win 15 years in the making: What you missed this weekend

It took Paul Casey a decade to get his second win on the PGA Tour. The 41-year-old overcame a three-putt at the 71st hole with a nifty sand save at the last to repeat at the Valspar Championship, defeating Louis Oosthuizen and Jason Kokrak by one. "Today wasn't easy," Casey said. ... Continue Reading
Zaza Pachulia gets 2018 championship ring, visits ex-Warriors teammates

Zaza Pachulia gets 2018 championship ring, visits ex-Warriors teammates

Zaza Pachulia gets 2018 championship ring, visits ex-Warriors teammates originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com OAKLAND – Even now there are times when the Warriors long for the assets of Zaza Pachulia, who did so many "little" things exceptionally well that it amounted to a unique greatness. Take his picks, for example. Zaza is one of the… ... Continue Reading
Why Duke's survival may be only temporary

Why Duke's survival may be only temporary

The NCAA tournament favorites were lucky to defeat Central Florida and reach the Sweet 16, but future opponents may have the blueprint for beating the Blue Devils. ... Continue Reading
MLB Rumors: Red Sox place Sandy Leon on waivers

MLB Rumors: Red Sox place Sandy Leon on waivers

MLB Rumors: Red Sox place Sandy Leon on waivers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Sandy Leon appears to be the odd man out behind the plate for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox have placed the veteran catcher on waivers, WEEI's Evan Drellich reported Sunday. That means MLB's other clubs have 48 hours to claim… ... Continue Reading
Penske's Brad Keselowski dominates NASCAR Cup Martinsville race

Penske's Brad Keselowski dominates NASCAR Cup Martinsville race

p Penske's Brad Keselowski dominated to win the first 2019 NASCAR Cup series race at Martinsville. p Keselowski led 446 laps out of 500 and won all three stages on his way to his second victory of the year. p The Penske Ford driver took the lead from team-mate Joey Logano on the sixth lap… ... Continue Reading
'If anyone wants to buy him, good luck!' - Mourinho says even the world's top teams cannot afford Mbappe

'If anyone wants to buy him, good luck!' - Mourinho says even the world's top teams cannot afford Mbappe

Jose Mourinho says he believes that Kylian Mbappe is far and away the most valuable player in the world, adding that the young French forward is currently "unbuyable". Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco in 2017 with the club paying €180 million (£166m/$212m) to acquire his services. The move made him the most expensive teenager… ... Continue Reading
'Stop playing:' Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown takes jab at Bills

'Stop playing:' Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown takes jab at Bills

Stop playing:' Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown takes jab at Bills originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Antonio Brown is now a member of the Raiders -- which means he is not going to play for the Bills despite some strange rumors he would be Buffalo-bound. So, naturally, Brown made sure to put a reaction on Instagram… ... Continue Reading
Red Sox fans won't like Alex Rodriguez's latest Aaron Judge comments

Red Sox fans won't like Alex Rodriguez's latest Aaron Judge comments

Red Sox fans won't like Alex Rodriguez's latest Aaron Judge comments originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Major League Baseball needs a face, and two of the best candidates play for the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. With all due respect to Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout, the top two players to be the… ... Continue Reading
Meet Tacko Fall, the 7-foot-6 March Madness legend who'll try to stop Zion Williamson

Meet Tacko Fall, the 7-foot-6 March Madness legend who'll try to stop Zion Williamson

Fall shoots 75 percent from the floor – the best field goal percentage in all of Division I. He held the top spot as a freshman as well, and ranked in the top five as a sophomore. He lost months to injury as a junior, so didn't qualify. He's going to break a 38-year-old D-I… ... Continue Reading
NFL draft rumors: Nick Bosa early favorite to land with 49ers at No. 2

NFL draft rumors: Nick Bosa early favorite to land with 49ers at No. 2

Within the past week, the 49ers sent representatives to the pro days of Alabama, Ohio State, and Kentucky. The 49ers own the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. --Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams met with 49ers general manager John Lynch and vice president of player personnel Adam Peters early in the week in Tuscaloosa. ... Continue Reading
NFL rumors: Jared Cook still an option for Patriots in free agency?

NFL rumors: Jared Cook still an option for Patriots in free agency?

NFL rumors: Jared Cook still an option for Patriots in free agency? originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com --End of Update-- The New England Patriots weren't able to sign veteran tight end Jared Cook in NFL free agency, but it wasn't for a lack of trying. ESPN's Mike Reiss reported Sunday that the Patriots went hard after… ... Continue Reading
Will Jets find a trade partner in Arizona for the No. 3 pick?

Will Jets find a trade partner in Arizona for the No. 3 pick?

Last year, the Jets traded up from No. 6 to No. 3 weeks before the draft. This year, the Jets hold the No. 3 pick, and their G.M. has made it clear that they're willing to trade it. With all teams gathering in Arizona for the NFL's 2019 annual meeting, it's the perfect place to… ... Continue Reading
Canadian tennis star called 'biggest drama queen ever' after win

Canadian tennis star called 'biggest drama queen ever' after win

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu's recent run of wins — including an Indian Wells title — has delighted fans north of the 49th parallel, but not everyone is excited for her success. After her Miami Open match against Angelique Kerber on Saturday, she had a snarky remark tossed her way from the German who said “You're… ... Continue Reading
Jameis Winston plans to play at 250 pounds this year

Jameis Winston plans to play at 250 pounds this year

The Buccaneers offense is going to have a different look with head coach Bruce Arians pulling the levers this season and the guy putting the plays into motion is going to have a different look as well. Quarterback Jameis Winston was at Arians' golf tournament on Saturday and revealed that he's going to be a… ... Continue Reading

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