News : Sport

NBA betting odds: Early favorites to win MVP, Rookie of the Year, NBA championship

Friday  02:00,   18 august 2017
Sporting News

With the NBA's opening night on Oct. 17 exactly two months away, now is a good time to start thinking about who will take home this season's most prestigious trophies.Online sportsbook Bovada has released the odds for NBA MVP, Rookie of the[...]

Devils C Zajac out 4-to-6 months with pectoral injury

Friday  01:50,   18 august 2017
Associated Press

The New Jersey Devils have lost top center Travis Zajac for four to six months with a pectoral injury. Devils executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero announced that Zajac had surgery to repair the pectoral muscle on Thursday.Shero[...]

The trick to throwing a perfect ceremonial first pitch, according to Lakers veteran Corey Brewer

Friday  01:40,   18 august 2017
For The Win

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Red Sox owner John Henry, citing racist past, wants to change name of Yawkey Way

Friday  01:01,   18 august 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

The Red Sox were the last major league team to integrate, and current owner John Henry would like to distance the club from that past.Henry told the Boston Herald in an email that he's “haunted” by the street’s name and would be in favor of changing [...]

Catalan crisis? 4 reasons Barcelona may be in serious trouble

Friday  00:36,   18 august 2017
theScore

On Aug. 20, 2016, Gerard Deulofeu found himself in 33-year-old Jonas Olsson's moth-eaten back pocket at West Bromwich Albion. A year later, the Spaniard could be tasked with filling Luis Suarez's boots in Barcelona's attack against Real[...]

Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
Associated Press

The three major professional sports teams based in the Tampa Bay area say they have ''dedicated funds'' to help remove a Confederate monument from the city. The NFL's Buccaneers, NHL's Lightning and Rays of Major League Baseball[...]

Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
Associated Press

The three major professional sports teams based in the Tampa Bay area say they have ''dedicated funds'' to help remove a Confederate monument from the city. The NFL's Buccaneers, NHL's Lightning and Rays of Major League Baseball[...]

Kevin Durant Won't Visit The White House Because He Doesn't Respect Donald Trump

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
UPROXX

Kevin Durant had strong words for president Donald Trump, joining the growing list of NBA players who have spoken out against the 45th president of the United[...]

Kevin Durant Won't Visit The White House Because He Doesn't Respect Donald Trump

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
UPROXX

Kevin Durant had strong words for president Donald Trump, joining the growing list of NBA players who have spoken out against the 45th president of the United[...]

3 goalies who'll be on a short leash next season

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
theScore

Few positions in pro hockey are as hotly debated as goaltending, and for good reason - starting netminders can make or break a team's season in a matter of weeks. Huge savings on NFL game-used items, autographs and more See the deals [...]

3 goalies who'll be on a short leash next season

Friday  00:20,   18 august 2017
theScore

Few positions in pro hockey are as hotly debated as goaltending, and for good reason - starting netminders can make or break a team's season in a matter of weeks. Before the latter situation comes to fruition, though, 'tenders usually lose[...]

The Case For Marvin Bagley III as the 2018 NBA Draft's Prized Jewel

Friday  00:15,   18 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

The 2018 NBA draft can promise one thing with confidence at this stage: a fuzzy consensus. Markelle Fultz basically rode rail-to-rail last year as the popular choice for No. 1, at least in the public eye. The year before that there were people[...]

Jeff Van Gundy: 'Easy' decision to coach USA Basketball for World Cup qualifiers

Friday  00:12,   18 august 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Jeff Van Gundy will help coach USA Basketball through its World Cup qualifiers.“It really isn’t about what this is going to do for me,” Van Gundy told USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t even think about it like that. People suggested that maybe it’s an[...]

Did the NSAC just hand Conor McGregor an advantage? Attorney weighs in

Friday  00:11,   18 august 2017
MMAJunkie

Some might say Conor McGregor has an advantage vs. Mayweather with eight-ounce gloves. The man who helped get them doesn't see it that way.The question now is, does it mean[...]

Manfred not in favor of removing umpires for electronic strike zone

Friday  00:05,   18 august 2017
theScore

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has no plans to replace umpires with an electronic system, despite increased scrutiny of umpire's strike zones in recent weeks. "It would be a pretty fundamental change in the game to take away a function that[...]