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Giannis Antetokounmpo Offered to Try to Save Jason Kidd's Job

Tuesday  04:43,   23 january 2018
Sports Illustrated

Giannis Antetokounmpo called Jason Kidd and offered to help save his job 15 minutes before the Bucks officially notified Kidd he had been fired, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. "He called me and said, 'Coach, this isn't right[...]

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones calls out Dez Bryant for sideline eruptions

Tuesday  04:43,   23 january 2018
Sporting News

Bryant has struggled to click with quarterback Dak Prescott.Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones laid out some candid remarks regarding Bryant on Monday, hinting that some things need to change for Bryant to remain with the[...]

Robinson's 19 lead Hokies past No. 10 UNC, 80-69

Tuesday  04:41,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Virginia Tech pulled away in the second half to beat No. 10 North Carolina 80-69 on Monday night. Ahmed Hill added 18 points for Virginia Tech (14-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Hill scored seven in[...]

Three USA Gymnastics board members resign in wake of sex abuse scandal

Tuesday  04:02,   23 january 2018
Reuters

Three USA Gymnastics board members resigned on Monday in the wake of its former team physician sexually abusing female gymnasts, a step the organization said would support its reform efforts. USA Gymnastics has been criticized by several of the[...]

Udoka Azubuike could become NCAA's next underhanded free throw shooter

Tuesday  04:00,   23 january 2018
Sporting News

The Kansas sophomore center is willing to make the switch to an underhand shooting form to improve his low free throw[...]

Bucks fire Kidd as coach, seek 'fresh approach'

Tuesday  03:58,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd following a midseason slide.MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging[...]

A.J. Bouye throws Jaguars coaching staff under the bus

Tuesday  03:57,   23 january 2018
Sportsnaut

The Jacksonville Jaguars weren’t just happy to be playing in the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots on Sunday. But when New England came back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit, the Jaguars had no idea what hit them. [...]

Chipper Jones set to join familiar names in Hall of Fame

Tuesday  03:54,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

Chipper Jones is on the verge of going into the Hall of Fame."We need to see if we can erect our own room in Cooperstown," Jones quipped, flashing that dry sense of humor he was known for during his playing[...]

Tweaks to Charlotte's road course should make Playoff race faster, more intense

Tuesday  03:51,   23 january 2018
Sporting News

Fans are finally getting a road-course race in the NASCAR Playoffs. A bonus is that the course, the Charlotte "roval," is going to be difficult to negotiate.That, at least, was the way reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. put[...]

Liverpool loses at last-place Swansea 1-0 in EPL shocker

Tuesday  03:47,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

A week after inflicting Manchester City's first loss in the English Premier League, Liverpool lost at last-place Swansea 1-0.Alfie Mawson's 40th-minute strike secured one of the most surprising results of the season on a night Liverpool's[...]

Report: Bucks fire Kidd as coach; Giannis 'devastated'

Tuesday  00:30,   23 january 2018
theScore

The Milwaukee Bucks have fired head coach Jason Kidd, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Bucks assistant Joe Prunty will take over on an interim basis and will coach tonight against the Phoenix Suns, Wojnarowski adds.Kidd hadn't been informed[...]

Tennis-Djokovic to reassess options over elbow injury

Tuesday  00:30,   23 january 2018
Reuters

Novak Djokovic said he would have to reassess the way forward for his injured elbow after it flared up again during his shock defeat by Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open on Monday. The 30-year-old Serb wore a compression sleeve on his playing arm[...]

Terrell Owens defends Dak Prescott, rips Jason Garrett

Tuesday  00:27,   23 january 2018
Sportsnaut

If Terrell Owens keeps hearing Dallas Cowboys fans criticize Dak Prescott on social media, we may end up getting a repeat of his infamous teary-eyed “that’s my quarterback” speech. Owens answered some questions for fans on Twitter over the[...]

Report: Darvish has at least 1 5-year offer on table

Tuesday  00:11,   23 january 2018
theScore

It appears at least one team is prepared to invest long-term in this year's most coveted starter.Right-hander Yu Darvish has a five-year offer on the table, a source told ESPN's Jerry[...]

Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports

Monday  22:56,   22 january 2018
Associated Press

Danica Patrick is teaming with Premium Motorsports for next month's Daytona 500.The one-race deal will put Patrick in the seat of the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, the same number she drove when she entered stock-car racing in[...]