Broncos hire Kelly Kleine as scouting executive, making her one of football's most powerful women

The Denver Broncos hired former Minnesota Vikings scout Kelly Kleine as their executive director of football operations/special advisor to the general manager on Monday, a landmark transaction that makes Kleine one of the most powerful women in football. Kleine will work as a talent evaluator and report directly to general manager George Paton in her new position. Per the team, she'll play a significant role in scouting college and pro players...

Jaguars waive RB who missed entire 2020 season due to COVID

We’re really not going to have a full understanding of the long-term health ramifications that come with falling ill to COVID-19 for some time. This specific former Jacksonville Jaguars running back is a prime example of that.

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…

Cubs hire Jeremiah Paprocki, 21, as team's first Black public address announcer

The University of Illinois at Chicago first-semester senior made his debut with the team on Monday.

There Were Some Great Reactions to the NBA Highlight of the Year: TRAINA THOUGHTS

Blake Griffin hilariously takes full credit for the NBA play of the year

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.

Mets place OF Michael Conforto, 2B Jeff McNeil on IL with hamstring injuries

While Conforto and McNeil haven’t been hitting like their usual selves, they at least represented two active regulars on a Mets team that now has 12 players on the injured list.

2021 MLB odds, picks, best bets for May 17 from proven model: This four-way parlay pays 13-1

SportsLine's proven projection model has revealed its top MLB picks for Monday

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.

First-quarter MLB takeaways: Tanking fades, Vlad Guerrero rises, 2020 was a mirage

Competition, post-hype superstars are in while offense and half-baked attempts at competing are out through the first 40 or so games of the year.

Sue Bird jokes about being the same age as her teammate's mom: 'Devastating. Just devastating'

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird is a seasoned veteran in the WNBA. Bird, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 draft, just started her 18th season in the league. Over the years, Bird has learned a few things about herself, the latest being how to deal with it when you're the same age as a teammate's mom. Bird had a good sense of humor about that, joking that the news was "devastating."

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.

MLB Power Rankings: The Biggest Surprise for Each Team

With the 2021 season a quarter of the way through, we highlight the biggest surprise—positive of negative—for each team.

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.

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...

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…

Trainer Bob Baffert Receives Another Significant Punishment

It’s been a bad couple of weeks for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. After seeing his Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit defeated at the Preakness Stakes to end his bid for a third Triple Crown, he got even worse news today. According to David Grening of Daily Racing Form, the New York Racing Association […] The post Trainer Bob Baffert Receives Another Significant Punishment appeared first on The Spun.

Martinez targets trophy as he names Belgium's Euro 2020 squad

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said his target was to lift the trophy as he named a 26-strong squad for Euro 2020 on Monday. "With a squad extended to 26 (instead of 23), I can take this risk (on Witsel), he's a unique player," said Martinez.

You love to see it: UFC champ Charles Oliveira greeted with a parade and mural in Brazil

took the longest road of any UFC fighter before winning a championship, and we can only imagine what he's been feeling since Saturday night – especially now that he's returned to the favela where he grew up in Brazil. "Do Bronx," in his 28th UFC fight and nearly

Evgeni Malkin skates during Monday's practice, Brian Dumoulin does not

Malkin missed Game 1 due to injury.

Seattle Mariners Veteran Mitch Haniger Slugging to Top of MLB Home Run Leaderboard

What will the Seattle Mariners do with Mitch Haniger after his hot start? Our GM Steve Phillips ponders the possibility for the man tied for the league lead in home runs.

'Weirdos' to winners: No. 48 pit crew, Alex Bowman toast quick work in Dover victory

The Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 team — described as “kind of a bunch of weirdos” and a “sea of awkwardness” according to one of its own in driver Alex Bowman — did its best impression of a mutual admiration society after Sunday’s surge to victory at Dover International Speedway. Bowman keyed his radio on the […]

NFL free agent tracker 2021: Keep pace with offseason's major moves

As NFL free agency rolls on and top players get cut and sign new deals, we're updating this page with all the latest moves.

Will Euro Free Agency become a trend in the NBA?

During the NBA calendar, we’ve seen free agency in the offseason and the buyout market after the trade deadline, but a notable wave of free agency with European imports has emerged just over a month before the end of the regular season. In that span, we saw four players make…

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

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.

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.

Derek Jeter sells Tampa mansion Tom Brady has been renting

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Yankee superstar Derek Jeter has sold his waterfront mansion in Tampa for $22.5 million — meaning Tom Brady might be headed to new rental digs. The seven-bedroom, eight-bath estate was sold on Friday, said Smith & Associates, the real estate firm that handled the transaction. The firm did not disclose the buyer and the sale had not yet been recorded Monday by Hillsborough County, a process that can take several...


NBC doesn’t even seem to be considering the possibility that the Olympics will be cancelled

Believe it or not, the Summer Olympics are supposed to start in a little over two months in Tokyo. Amidst a sluggish vaccine rollout and growing COVID-19 case counts, negative feedback towards the Games continues to grow in the host country. But despite the worrying trends in Japan, one entity doesn’t seem at all concerned Read more... The post NBC doesn’t even seem to be considering the possibility that the Olympics will be cancelled appeared...

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.

USWNT Stars Sam Mewis, Rose Lavelle Leave Manchester City to Return to NWSL

After joining Manchester City in August, Sam Mewis returns to the North Carolina Courage while Rose Lavelle heads to the OL Reign.

UFC Vegas 27: Ricardo Ramos is the fighter to watch

Become familiar with UFC featherweight veteran and Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight alumni, Ricardo Ramos as this weekend's fighter to watch. Ricardo Ramos will make his first Octagon appearance of 2021 Saturday night, as he will take on DWCS alumni, Bill Algeo, in a featherweight bout d...

Santa Clara vs. Florida State live stream, NCAA Women's College Soccer Championship, TV channel, start time, how to watch

The #11 Santa Clara Broncos will meet #1 Florida State Seminoles in the 2021 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship on Monday night from WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. Santa Clara is coming off a 3-1 upset over #2 North Carolina in their semifinal…

Lions coach Dan Campbell wants an actual pet lion at practices

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell continues to emerge as one of the wildest and most interesting personalities in the NFL.

Panthers' Sam Bennett suspended one game for hit on Lightning's Blake Coleman

Coleman did not suffer a serious injury on the play, and Bennett has not been fined or suspended previously, which helped keep the punishment to just one game.

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.

Fight Week: Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez for undisputed 140-pound title


COTA Cup, Xfinity and Truck entry lists

Entry lists have been released for this weekend's inaugural NASCAR tripleheader at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

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

Emmanuel Acho breaks down why LeBon's lingering injury should have Lakers' fans concerned | SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Acho discusses LeBron James and the Lakers

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.

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...

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

Phil Mickelson to design new $2 million practice facility for University of San Diego golf team

Phil Mickelson will design a new $2 million golf training facility for the University of San Diego, Athletic Director Bill McGillis announced on Monday. The Purcell Family Short-Game Practice Facility will be located on campus and feature a one-acre natural turf…

Why it's still difficult to pick favorites in NL East games, plus best bets for Monday

Underdogs are 20-19 in NL East divisional matchups this season

Report: Harry Kane Wants to Leave Tottenham

Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea have all reportedly made contact with the Spurs forward's representatives.

Celtics vs. Wizards play-in game: Bradley Beal's health, Jaylen Brown's absence could play big factors

Three things to know as Boston and Washington clash in Tuesday's East play-in game

Dog of the day: After a rough weekend, Mets look to get back on track