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UEFA Women's Champions League gets new anthem and logo ahead of 2021-22 season

The players will hear a new anthem and lyrics as they walk onto the pitch before a big game


Former Austin Peay DB victim of brutal Atlanta Falcons tryout hoax

This crosses the line between cruel and evil. Juantarius Bryant, a former defensive back at Austin Peay, received a text from a 404 area code claiming to be from Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Dean Pees. Bryant was being invited to the Falcons' camp for a…


Arbitrator rules that Tyson Fury must fight Deontay Wilder by Sept. 15

On the day after Tyson Fury indicated strongly that he will fight Anthony Joshua on Aug. 14 for the undisputed heavyweight championship an arbitrator said, in so many words, “not so fast.” ESPN and The Athletic are reporting that the arbitrator has ruled that…


Leah Hextall will call games for ESPN’s NHL coverage next year, becoming the first woman with a regular national NHL PBP role

ESPN continues to fill out its NHL broadcasting team for next season and beyond, with their latest hire there being Leah Hextall. Hextall has done some previous work for ESPN, including interviews at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and play-by-play at the NCAA men’s hockey championships (including this year; the above photo is from Read more... The post Leah Hextall will call games for ESPN’s NHL coverage next year, becoming the first woman with a...


Alisson Wonderland! Liverpool goalkeeper's magic moment keeps Champions League dream alive

The goalkeeper headed in a superb stoppage-time goal to beat West Brom and keep the Reds on track for a top-four finish


Entry lists: New faces, double-duty drivers set for COTA's NASCAR debut

NASCAR officials released preliminary entry lists Monday for NASCAR’s inaugural race weekend at Circuit of The Americas, and several new faces, part-time teams and road-course specialists have emerged on the rosters. A handful of Cup Series regulars have also scheduled starts in the other national series to gain experience on the 3.41-mile circuit in Austin, […]


Wall-to-wall betting coverage of the PGA Championship on NBC Sports EDGE

From enhanced user tools to in-depth daily content, NBC Sports EDGE has you covered this week from a betting perspective for the PGA Championship.


NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs photos: Top shots from the opening action

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs photos: Top shots from the opening action


Steph Curry locks up NBA scoring title, leads Warriors to clinching No. 8 seed with 46-point performance

Steph Curry is the NBA scoring champion for the second time in his remarkable career, and he secured that feat while the Golden State Warriors clinched the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. Curry scored 49 points in 40 minutes — along with dishing out nine assists and pulling down seven rebounds — to Read more... The post Steph Curry locks up NBA scoring title, leads Warriors to clinching No. 8 seed with 46-point performance appeared first...


MAQB: What the NFLPA Should Have Learned From Michael Jordan's Old Contracts (Really)

While NFL players and their teams fight over offseason work, we can look to a workaround from a legend in another sport entirely.


MVP Race: Our final rankings of the 2020-21 season

With the 2020-21 NBA regular season officially over, we have reached the final installment of our weekly MVP Race series for this campaign, and although the very top of the rankings has been quiet for a while now, there has been some fascinating movement down the rest of…


Bristol extend Premiership lead with Gloucester win as fans return

Bristol Bears moved 12 points clear at the top of the English Premiership table after a 39-7 win at home to southwest rivals Gloucester on Monday as fans returned to Ashton Gate. The lifting of some coronavirus restrictions meant 3,128 spectators -- Bristol's first home crowd since March last year -- saw the hosts eventually enjoy a bonus-point success. "We have got to acknowledge the crowd -- it was awesome," said Bristol boss Pat Lam. "I think...


Broncos Hire Kelly Kleine as Executive Director of Football Ops

Kleine is believed to be the highest-ranking woman in scouting in the history of the NFL.


Kareem Abdul-Jabaar talks social justice & Bruce Lee, later Mark Haynes on the year of covering the Warriors

NBA legend, actor and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabaar joins Chris Haynes this week to talk about being the inaugural recipient of the aptly named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award. Kareem and Chris also chat about Kareem's relationship with Bruce Lee, the evolution of the NBA & the Los Angeles Lakers' chances to advance in this week's play-in tournament. Later, Chris is joined by his brother, Mark Haynes, who has been covering the...


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Tennis-'I can't control God': Venus fumes after heavy winds force time violation

Tennis-'I can't control God': Venus fumes after heavy winds force time violation


Coach Cal Reacts To Kentucky’s Latest Transfer Addition

The Kentucky men’s basketball program added a talented facilitator from the transfer portal on Monday afternoon, with a commitment from Sahvir Wheeler. Almost nobody was as excited as head coach John Calipari. The Wildcats took advantage of the new rule adopted by the SEC that allows a one-time, intraconference transfer without the requirement to sit […] The post Coach Cal Reacts To Kentucky’s Latest Transfer Addition appeared first on The Spun.


Injuries likely to impact quality of play in NBA postseason

The NBA playoffs should be entertaining, as they always are. Just don’t count on the basketball being as good as usual. Not after a truncated season during which the injuries were too frequent, the practice time too scarce, to allow teams to peak for the postseason. “It’s been much more devastating to culture and to establishing momentum for sure, for all of us,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “And I definitely think that, I hate to say it but...


NBA betting: The 5 trends you need to know for the play-in tournament


Georgia football schedule: Predicting the Bulldogs first loss of 2021 season

Kirby Smart and the Georgia football team are looking to have a solid season in 2021, but it seems likely that the Bulldogs will stumble at some point. Here's when that first loss may happen. The Georgia Bulldogs boast one of the most talented rosters in the country. Kirby Smart, now in his ...


2021 PGA Championship Fantasy golf rankings, picks: Back Rory McIlroy, fade Bryson DeChambeau

Rick Gehman's golf projection models have called 12 outright winners in the past 18 months


Dolphins claim CB Trill Williams off waivers from Saints

GOTTA CATCH ‘EM ALL!!!!!!


Triple Take: Which UFC pay-per-view main event has been best of 2021?

The UFC has been on fire on pay-per-view in 2021. This past Saturday's UFC 262 event was the latest in a strong stretch of numbered events that saw the headliner deliver the goods. Five of six main events this year have ended in a stoppage, including two title…


NBA MVP watch: Nikola Jokic did the most with less in earning top spot

For the first time this season, Stephen Curry has cracked the top five. If you look where the Warriors came from, you have to credit Curry (and Draymond Green). Curry wasn't in the top five because the Warriors weren't in the top eight of the conference, but in the final installment, he makes it. Lillard was at No. 1 in the MVP watch a few weeks ago as he was having a really good season for the Portland Trail Blazers and carrying that squad.


Stephen A. Smith Sounds Off on Kyrie Irving's 'Bigger Than Basketball' Attitude

Stephen A. Smith spoke on Kyrie Irving's insistence to refuse to talk basketball during press conferences.


Three-time Pro Bowl TE Zach Ertz not expected to report to Eagles offseason program

Ertz was given permission to seek a trade about two months ago, but nothing has materialized.


When do the NBA playoffs start in 2021? Key dates, schedule, updated standings & more to know

Here's everything you need to know about the 2021 NBA playoffs, including the play-in tournament schedule.


Virgil Hunter says Joshua Buatsi has qualities that Amir Khan didn't possess

Virgil Hunter points out the biggest difference between Joshua Buatsi and Amir Khan.


Adam Sandler spotted dropping dimes in pick-up basketball game, earns respect of NBA Twitter

If Sandler keeps this up, he can definitely start at point guard for the Knicks next season.


Nikita Kucherov Is Back – Deal With It

The Tampa Bay Lightning superstar looked like his old self in Game 1, but a lot of hard work went into his return.


Tottenham – Aston Villa: How to watch, stream, team news, start time, odds, prediction

Harry Kane might play his final home game for Tottenham when 10,000 fans return to N17 on Wednesday.


NCAA selects three states with transgender athlete bans as regional hosts for softball tournament

Schools in Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee, states that ban transgender athletes, will be regional hosts for NCAA's postseason softball tournament.


Thunder Exit Interview Notes:

OKC held their exit interviews today


49ers sign Marqise Lee; three moves San Francisco should still make

If nothing else, this move provides the San Francisco 49ers with much-needed depth at wide receiver behind Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk.


Noah Syndergaard to begin post-Tommy John rehab assignment

Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is about to take a notable step in his recovery from March 2020 Tommy John surgery.


Virginia Tech hires longtime DeMatha Catholic High School coach Mike Jones as associate head coach

Jones is heading to the ACC after coaching several top-100 prospects at the Maryland powerhouse


NHL COVID protocol-related absences: 05/17/21

Inclusion on this list does not mean that a player has tested positive for coronavirus or even that he has been confirmed as a close contact to another positive person.


When Should Rays Call Up Wander Franco?

When should the Rays call up top prospect Wander Franco? Steve Phillips and John Farrell debate how Tampa Bay should handle him.


T.Y. Hilton eager for more deep shots from Carson Wentz

Injuries as well as the inconsistent quarterback play have been an issue for Hilton.


NCAA Men's Regionals: Florida State dives to 17 under at home

College golf’s championship season continues this week with men's Division I regional play at six locations across the country. Three of the six regional championship sites will have 13 teams and 10 individuals competing, while the other three will have 14…


Veteran NHL reporter Frank Seravalli is leaving TSN, cuing speculation on if he’ll join ESPN or TNT

There’s yet another hockey media move in the works, and while this one is just a departure for now rather than a transfer, there’s already lots of talk about what could be ahead. The move in question is veteran reporter Frank Seravalli exiting TSN after six years. Seravalli, who joined TSN in 2015 after six Read more... The post Veteran NHL reporter Frank Seravalli is leaving TSN, cuing speculation on if he’ll join ESPN or TNT appeared first on...


Steelers first-rounder Najee Harris makes quick impression during rookie minicamp

Harris' level of conditioning was among the things that impressed Mike Tomlin


Wiley & Acho disagree on whether Jalen Hurts' Eagles should be taken seriously next season | SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Acho, Bucky, and Wiley discuss the Philadelphia Eagles


PGA Championship preview: Odds, storylines, tee times and TV schedule

Golf’s reworking of its annual calendar shifted the PGA Championship from the late-summer doldrums of August to the still-warming days of May. We’ve only had one true year with the new calendar — 2019, when Brooks Koepka repeated as PGA champion at Bethpage Black — but the reworked lineup puts the PGA in the heart of major season, rather than at the tail end of it. A chameleon among majors — for a time it was match play, and it’s bounced all...


NHL playoffs schedule 2021: Full bracket, dates, times, TV channels for every series

Here's everything you'll need to know about watching the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs, including series-by-series TV schedules and live streaming information for every game.


New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves live stream, TV channel, start time, odds, how to watch the MLB online

The New York Mets will begin a three-game series on Monday night against the Atlanta Braves from Truist Park. The Mets will look to bounce back after a 7-1 loss to the Rays yesterday and will look to get their bats back on track after only putting up one run on Sunday. As…


Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course: By the Numbers

The PGA Championship returns to South Carolina’s seaside monster, made famous by the 1991 Ryder Cup ‘War by the Shore.’


Report: More than 80 49ers players attend start of Phase Two workouts

49ers players joined many of their peers around the league in issuing a statement regarding their plans for the in-person portion of the offseason program. Their statement said that “many in our locker room have chosen not to attend some or all phases of the voluntary in-person workouts.” The start of Phase Two on Monday suggests [more]


Rookie IndyCar driver Romain Grosjean finishes second, and his scarred hand draws attention

After IndyCar driver Romain Grosjean finished second on the Indianapolis road course, a photo of his hand, marked by burn scars, went viral.


Why is there so much vitriol over Tim Tebow's potential Jaguars camp invite?