BOS vs. LAL: Live updates, score, results, highlights, for Monday's NBA game
by Sam Quinn on January 21, 2020 at 1:25 am
We've seen some fireworks one quarter in as the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers have combined for 63 points. Neither team has the game in the bag, but Boston leads 33-30. The top scorers for them have been SF Gordon Hayward (8 points) and ...
The Thunder's 41 Fourth-Quarter Points are a Problem for Houston
on January 21, 2020 at 1:13 am
Dennis Schroder continues his campaign for the sixth man of the year. Monday, with the Thunder up 108-107, it was Schroder's pull-up jumper that finished off the Rockets, helping Oklahoma City to a 112-107 win. It was a win that saw the Thunder trailing by ...
Sixers' Ben Simmons ties career-high with 34, bests Nets late
by Malika Andrews on January 21, 2020 at 1:13 am
NEW YORK - Usually, Ben Simmons unleashes one of his roars after a particularly ferocious dunk. On Monday afternoon against the Nets, though, he let out his signature scream while otherwise calmly dribbling the ball up the court. He was just having that ...
State Has Knocked off Defending Champ Before
on January 21, 2020 at 1:08 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The NC State basketball team is leading 28-26 at halftime tonight at Virginia. While there's still at least 20 minutes left to play -- and understanding that this group of Cavaliers isn't the same as the one that won the national title last ...
Dragic's last-second lob to Adebayo and a defensive stand in OT help Heat claw out win
by CHARLES TRAINOR JR on January 21, 2020 at 12:57 am
With 1.9 seconds separating the Miami Heat from a rare second straight loss, Erik Spoelstra had to manufacture a bucket. Jimmy Butler was out with right hip soreness and the Heat's offense was disjointed without him. The coach set up Goran Dragic on the ...
Simone Biles calls USA Gymnastics interim training base 'good start' on road to Tokyo Olympics
by Liz Clarke on January 21, 2020 at 12:46 am
INDIANAPOLIS — In January 2018, as a Michigan judge weighed the sentencing of sexual predator Larry Nassar, a single tweet by Simone Biles led to the shutdown of the Karolyi Ranch, where the former USA Gymnastics team doctor had perpetrated much ...
This version of Ben Simmons is the best kind. The Philadelphia 76ers must pull the trigger and truly cash in
on January 21, 2020 at 12:44 am
The eye-test shows it, and so does the production, but the change in intent has been palpable. Since Joel Embiid went down with a hand injury, Simmons has taken more shots, gotten himself to the line more, and played more of a 'big' role for a Philadelphia ...
Super Bowl 2020: Halftime Performers, Date and Odds for Chiefs vs. 49ers
by Theo Salaun on January 21, 2020 at 12:42 am
With the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers set to face off for all the marbles in two weeks, the excitement for both the game and the halftime entertainment is already starting to build. Given its renowned nightlife, Miami is the perfect spot for both ...
How Derrick Rose fits the Lakers and 76ers in a potential trade
by Ricky O'Donnell on January 21, 2020 at 12:39 am
The Los Angles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers are two teams gauging the trade market for Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. Rose signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the Pistons in the offseason, ...
Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores opens up about coaching staff shakeup
by Joe Schad on January 21, 2020 at 12:38 am
Flores explains why Chad O'Shea, Patrick Graham are going and Chan Gailey and Josh Boyer are in charge. MOBILE, Ala. — Dolphins coach Brian Flores was leaning in a chair in a hotel suite at the Senior Bowl on Monday evening, pondering the question.
Jrue Holiday's 36 Points Lead Pelicans to 126-116 Win over Ja Morant, Grizzlies
by Megan Armstrong on January 21, 2020 at 12:37 am
The New Orleans Pelicans snapped the Memphis Grizzlies' NBA-best eight-game winning streak by topping them 126-116 at FedEx Forum Monday night. The Pels previously ended the Utah Jazz's 10-game winning streak on Thursday, Jan. 16, behind a ...
Eduardo Perez joins pool of Astros' managerial candidates
on January 21, 2020 at 12:36 am
The Astros will interview ESPN analyst and one-time Houston staffer Eduardo Perez for their managerial opening on Tuesday. Perez was Houston's bench coach under Bo Porter in the 2013 season, giving him at least some familiarity with owner Jim Crane.
Giannis Antetokounmpo's triple-double leads Bucks to 111-98 win over Bulls
by Jamal Collier on January 21, 2020 at 12:35 am
In each of their previous meetings this season, the Bulls have entered halftime within striking distance of the Bucks — even leading by a point during their first matchup — only to watch the game slip away quickly in the second half. That familiar story unfolded ...
Inter Miami say they won't wait until the summer to sign Designated Players
by Ari Liljenwall on January 21, 2020 at 12:34 am
Inter Miami CF's MLS journey is officially underway, as the 2020 expansion club took the field for its first-ever training session at Barry University on Monday. Longtime Miami Herald sports writer Michelle Kaufman was on the scene covering the debut practice, ...
LSU, Florida basketball teams ready for another tough game after classic three-game series in 2019
by SHELDON MICKLES on January 21, 2020 at 12:24 am
Like a couple of heavyweight fighters, the LSU and Florida basketball teams went toe-to-toe three times a year ago with neither team willing to give up an inch of the floor they were playing on. Each game went the distance, and then some, on two occasions to ...
Report: Bill Callahan to join Browns' staff as offensive line coach
on January 21, 2020 at 12:21 am
Bill Callahan was not unemployed for long. The former Redskins offensive line coach, who served as Washington's interim head coach in 2019 after Jay Gruden was fired following an 0-5 start, is joining the Cleveland Browns staff, according to NFL Network's ...
Wizards snap three-game losing streak as Markieff Morris-Davis Bertans feud continues
on January 21, 2020 at 12:21 am
The Wizards got themselves back in the win column Monday with a 106-100 win over the Pistons. For a game between two of the lower-seeded teams in the Eastern Conference, this game had some great moments. Here's a look at the top three.
Hoophall Classic emerges as a national showcase for high-flying prospects
by Nate Weitzer on January 21, 2020 at 12:15 am
SPRINGFIELD — Since 2003, the Hoophall Classic has featured 91 former or current NBA players. The 19th edition at Springfield College's Blake Arena sold out all three sessions on MLK Weekend for the first time. Sierra Canyon is the primary reason ...
MLB Source: Cubs 'got fat and happy' after World Series, culture must change
by Tony Andracki on January 21, 2020 at 12:14 am
Fact: The 2019 Chicago Cubs wildly underachieved, finishing with an 84-78 record and finishing third in the NL's Central division. Fact: The Chicago Cubs didn't fail because they didn't spend enough money. The Cubs were 2nd in all of baseball in payroll ...
What to watch for: Bulls face an uphill battle against Milwaukee Bucks
by KC Johnson on January 21, 2020 at 12:14 am
On the heels of an epic comeback over the Cavaliers on Saturday, the Bulls visit the Bucks in search of a signature win. The game tips off at 4 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago — until then, here's what to watch for: Bucks' last five games: (5-0). Jan. 18 — W at ...