It’s been a long season for the Knicks—bizarre strategy, internal drama, messy trade conversation, a terrible record—and with Phil Jackson signing on for two more years as team president, the immediate future looks as if it might only hold more of the same. Kristaps Porzingis isn’t having it.
Umpire Dale Scott was released from the hospital this morning after being stretchered off the field Friday night when he took a foul tip directly to the face:
Tim Howard has been suspended three games by MLS for what the league is calling an “inappropriate fan interaction”—in this case, telling a fan to “fuck your mother” or some variation thereof.
Investigators in Germany are saying that this week’s bombing of a Borussia Dortmund team bus was likely not the work of radical Islamists, and letters found at the scene hinting at such motivation were likely “an attempt to trick people into thinking there was an Islamist motive,” per the BBC.
The Columbus Dispatch has announced that they’ll no longer be distributing crying Sidney Crosby masks in this Sunday’s edition of the paper.
If you are a fan of the sort of muddled, elastic extra-innings baseball that seems to melt into an unmotivated slush of exhausted bullpen and bench options—this was an excellent game for you!
The Detroit Lions unveiled a set of new uniforms tonight, with a thirteen-minute livestream that reached more than 40,000 viewers. Here is a helpful comparative chart from the official website of the new design, the aptly-named DetroitLionsUniforms.com:
Jim Justice was elected governor of West Virginia five months ago. Ever since, he’s been campaigning to oust Marshall football coach Doc Holliday in favor of his longtime friend and former Marshall coach Bobby Pruett, according to a report from the Charleston Gazette-Mail this week.
Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith does not charge any fees for kids looking to attend his youth football camp. But other players do, and Smith’s not having it.
Surprising absolutely no one, Kelsey Plum went to the San Antonio Stars tonight as the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA draft.
Kansas forward Josh Jackson pleaded not guilty yesterday to a misdemeanor count of criminal property damage, stemming from a December incident in which he allegedly vandalized the car of women’s basketball player McKenzie Calvert.
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Russell Henley got a nifty-looking hole-out with his approach shot on the par-four fifth hole during today’s fourth round of the Masters:
More than 30 current and former NFL players participated in a Las Vegas contest called the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship this weekend, which is exactly what it sounds like. But even though the tournament is relatively high-profile (a broadcast deal with CBS), has been marketing some of the league’s biggest…
In stoppage time today, Puebla goalkeeper Cristian Campestrini failed to realize that Guadalajara striker Carlos Fierro was right behind him, and the result was a manic scramble and ultimately a goal-allowing boner:
Yesterday was Jeremy Guthrie’s 38th birthday. It was also his first major-league start since September 2015. It went amazingly, historically poorly.
Damian Lillard let teammates Meyers Leonard and C.J. McCollum score the Blazers’ first two buckets of last night’s game against the Jazz. Then he took over. Lillard scored the next 22 (!) points for Portland, giving them a 16-point lead by the end of the first quarter, and he didn’t stop from there.
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Carolina Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell rejoined the team for two games this week, nearly five months after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Visibly emotional after Thursday’s game, he indicated that retirement might be his next step, as had been speculated after his diagnosis with the disease of the central…
The Giants’ bullpen was responsible for a seemingly infinite number of meltdowns and blown leads over the second half of last year. (If you’re counting, 43 meltdowns per the official statistical definition.) They took a key step toward fixing that this winter by signing Mark Melancon to a four-year, $62 million…