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NASCAR drivers to watch at Talladega's Geico 500

NASCAR drivers to watch at Talladega's Geico 500

For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning at NASCAR's famously unpredictable track. ... Continue Reading
Johnson remains world no. 1 despite Heritage collapse

Johnson remains world no. 1 despite Heritage collapse

Dustin Johnson maintained his position as the world number one on Monday despite collapsing out of contention in the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head. The former US Open champion remains at the top of the latest rankings, holding a slender lead over Justin Rose and his fellow American Brooks Koepka. Johnson took a one-shot advantage… ... Continue Reading
Djokovic extends lead as world no. 1, Fognini climbs rankings

Djokovic extends lead as world no. 1, Fognini climbs rankings

Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard's failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title. Djokovic, winner of the last three Grand Slam tournaments, is now over 3,000 points clear of old rival Nadal despite a quarter-final defeat by Daniil… ... Continue Reading
Turning Point: Damian Lillard's dominant 3rd quarter

Turning Point: Damian Lillard's dominant 3rd quarter

Damian Lillard heats up in the 3rd quarter to propel the Blazers to a Game 4 victory over the Thunder. ... Continue Reading
Russell Westbrook relents with reporter after awful shooting night: 'Good question'

Russell Westbrook relents with reporter after awful shooting night: 'Good question'

If there was ever a time Russell Westbrook didn't want to talk to the media this year, it might have been Sunday night. What could Westbrook, who infamously ignores questions even after wins, say when his team just lost a pivotal Game 4 at home and he shot them that way with a ghastly 5-for-21… ... Continue Reading
NBA playoffs: Celtics finish sweep, Warriors and Raptors near wins

NBA playoffs: Celtics finish sweep, Warriors and Raptors near wins

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the biggest story lines from Sunday's games, including the Celtics' dominant performance in the first round. ... Continue Reading
Ray Allen thinks the Paul Pierce-Dwyane Wade debate took away from Pierce's greatness

Ray Allen thinks the Paul Pierce-Dwyane Wade debate took away from Pierce's greatness

Ray Allen thinks the Paul Pierce-Dwyane Wade debate took away from Pierce's greatness originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Paul Pierce vs Dwyane Wade saga continues, as Ray Allen weighed in on the debate in an interview with SI Now. Allen, who played and won championships with Pierce and Wade, found it difficult to compare the… ... Continue Reading
Dustin Johnson fails spectacularly to rescue the RBC Heritage from Masters fatigue and Tiger's absence

Dustin Johnson fails spectacularly to rescue the RBC Heritage from Masters fatigue and Tiger's absence

Tiger Woods turned back the clock last week, but presumably he did not turn it back to the 2000s, when any tournament without him was consigned to the remainder table. Woods, a fifth green jacket notwithstanding, is not likely to dominate, not at 43, battered and bruised and unable to commit the time he once… ... Continue Reading
Klay Thompson jumped into the ocean to 'get right' before Game 4

Klay Thompson jumped into the ocean to 'get right' before Game 4

Athletes are highly superstitious people. So, when Klay Thompson wasn't putting up big numbers in the Golden State Warriors' early playoff games against the Los Angeles Clippers, he knew he had to get right. What did Thompson do? ... Continue Reading
Bellinger robs Yelich, homers off Hader, Dodgers top Brewers

Bellinger robs Yelich, homers off Hader, Dodgers top Brewers

Cody Bellinger saved a run with his glove and nailed down a series-clinching win for the Los Angeles Dodgers with his bat. ''We are going to eat some pizza here in a minute,'' Bellinger said when asked what he enjoyed most about the day. Bellinger reached over the right field wall to rob Christian Yelich… ... Continue Reading
Ed Oliver a quick, dynamic defensive draft target

Ed Oliver a quick, dynamic defensive draft target

Ed Oliver's speed and lateral quickness make him an intriguing pick. Some NFL teams have even explored the idea of him becoming a LB or edge rusher. ... Continue Reading
Syndergaard's glove-assisted HR

Syndergaard's glove-assisted HR

Noah Syndergaard drives a fly ball to center field that bounces out of Dexter Fowlers glove for a home run in the 4th inning ... Continue Reading
Today we missed a big opportunity - Emery

Today we missed a big opportunity - Emery

Unai Emery admits his team missed a big opportunity to finish in the top four ... Continue Reading
Celtics finish off first-round sweep of Pacers

Celtics finish off first-round sweep of Pacers

The Boston Celtics completed a four-game sweep of the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday afternoon, using key baskets from Marcus Morris and Gordon Hayward to hold on for a 110-106 victory at Indianapolis. The fourth-seeded Celtics advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals, where they will face the winner… ... Continue Reading
Bad boy to model family man: Fognini 'has everything now'

Bad boy to model family man: Fognini 'has everything now'

He may have once been thrown out of the US Open for a misogynistic attack on a female umpire and indulged in a blistering rant at tennis's NextGen, but Fabio Fognini insists his bad boy image is now a thing of the past. The player, born just over the border on the Italian Mediterranean coastline,… ... Continue Reading
Manchester City at home is our incentive to change our form - Solskjaer

Manchester City at home is our incentive to change our form - Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his team need to focus on Manchester City at home to change their form around. ... Continue Reading

Nowitzki hints at 'next chapter' in letter to Mavericks fans

Dirk Nowitzki's NBA career might have ended earlier this month, but he still managed to score more points this weekend with a thank-you letter he penned to Dallas Mavericks fans. The 2011 NBA Finals MVP and 14-time All-Star posted the letter in an ad he took out in the Dallas Morning News, wrapping up his… ... Continue Reading
Yankees Place Aaron Judge on Injured List After Suffering Oblique injury

Yankees Place Aaron Judge on Injured List After Suffering Oblique injury

Yankees star outfielder Aaron Judge was placed on the injured list after exiting New York's 9–2 win over the Royals on Saturday with a left oblique injury, the club announced Sunday. ... Continue Reading
Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson troll Chip Kelly at autograph signing

Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson troll Chip Kelly at autograph signing

Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson troll Chip Kelly at autograph signing originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson teamed up for 13 touchdowns together during their career, and they teamed up once again to take a shot at their former coach. On Saturday, Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson held an autograph signing at… ... Continue Reading
Milner's penalty kick doubles Liverpool's lead

Milner's penalty kick doubles Liverpool's lead

After Liverpool's Mohamed Salah draws a foul in the box, James Milner converts from the penalty spot to make it 2-0 against Cardiff City. ... Continue Reading

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