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The NBA's supermax contract is working ... just not like fans expected
Thu, 23 May 2019 09:22:54 EST
When this season's All-NBA teams are announced, more players could become eligible to sign supermax contract extensions. But as we've learned over the past two years, it's not an automatic, for players or teams.
'It's the Kawhi effect': The impact of having a transcendent star
Thu, 23 May 2019 09:24:27 EST
The Raptors' bench supported Kawhi Leonard by scoring 48 points in a Game 4 win.
Jets' Gase: 'Ridiculous' to consider trading Bell
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:03:59 EST
Jets coach Adam Gase hinted he wasn't a fan of what the Jets paid for Le'Veon Bell in free agency, but he said he is "excited" to have the running back on his roster and isn't thinking about trading him.
Rose: Howard hiring heals Fab Five wounds
Thu, 23 May 2019 09:09:15 EST
Former Fab Five member and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose said that the hiring of Juwan Howard at Michigan resolves ongoing tensions between the former teammates and with the school.
Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list
Thu, 23 May 2019 10:39:55 EST
Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain.
Tiger enters next week's Memorial Tournament
Thu, 23 May 2019 10:02:53 EST
After missing the cut at the PGA Championship, Tiger Woods has entered the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, next week.
Budenholzer miffed by Drake antics; rapper replies
Wed, 22 May 2019 11:57:12 EST
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said in regard to Drake's courtside antics: "You know, to be on the court, there's boundaries and lines for a reason."
Mets' Davis arrives in 3rd inning, homers in 1st AB
Thu, 23 May 2019 00:04:59 EST
Rajai Davis arrived at Wednesday's game via Uber in the third inning, after finding out he had been called up from Triple-A Syracuse at about 5 p.m.
Juwan Howard joins list of stars who returned to coach team
Thu, 23 May 2019 11:18:55 EST
Howard is far from the only prominent ex-player to take over as coach of his former team. Here's a list of notables across sports.
What can Patrick Mahomes do for an encore in 2019?
Thu, 23 May 2019 08:39:05 EST
After becoming just the second player to pass for 5,000 yards and 50 TDs in a season, the Chiefs expect the bar to remain high for the reigning MVP.
Fantasy football rookie takeaways: Are we too low on Kyler Murray?
Wed, 22 May 2019 11:17:36 EST
Matthew Berry offers highlights from the opportunity to meet with 40 of this year's rookies, including his expectations for them in 2019 and beyond.
Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019
Thu, 23 May 2019 08:04:15 EST
He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh.
Whom should you root for in the Stanley Cup Final?
Thu, 23 May 2019 07:02:18 EST
Haven't been paying too much attention? Was your team already knocked out? We help you decide whether to get behind the Blues or the Bruins.
How the Bruins and Blues were built, and who has the edge
Thu, 23 May 2019 07:01:49 EST
Roster construction is a never-ending debate. We examine how the GMs assembled the Stanley Cup Final teams -- and identify where one team is better.
Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program?
Wed, 15 May 2019 10:38:46 EST
Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it.
In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:03:29 EST
Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger.
Josh Green: Australia's newest basketball star
Wed, 22 May 2019 15:15:40 EST
Josh Green is Australia's newest basketball star, the next in a recent line of Aussies realizing their NBA dreams.
UCLA senior puts heart surgery on hold until after softball postseason
Thu, 23 May 2019 11:23:19 EST
Before the season, Stevie Wisz was told she needed heart surgery -- again. Instead, she's running the bases and scoring runs as UCLA goes for a national title.
Philadelphia loves its Eagles, Sixers and Phillies. It's time the city embraces the underdog Union, too
Wed, 22 May 2019 17:48:32 EST
The Philadelphia Union's blend of young talent and tenacity has them riding high in MLS and giving the city's fans reason to cheer.
What's at stake for Federer, Nadal and Djokovic at the French Open?
Thu, 23 May 2019 10:54:38 EST
There's more to gain for the Big Three this year at Roland Garros than just another Grand Slam win.