Why Giannis Antetokounmpo to Warriors is in play, according to Colin Cowherd

The whispers have been growing louder and louder over the past year. No matter how ridiculous the concept, the truthers persists and the chants get louder. Giannis to the Warriors, Giannis to the Warriors So when the rumor dropped last week that the Warriors acquired the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2021 first-round draft pick (top-three protected), along […]

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Chase Young could fall to Giants if Redskins scenario plays out

INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Young was watching when the Giants went down to FedEx Field and defeated the Redskins, 41-35, when Daniel Jones tossed a touchdown pass in overtime to tight end Kaden Smith in an all-rookie connection. Young is from Maryland and said he tunes in for every Redskins game. Little did he know at […]

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Julius Erving: Too early to judge Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving plan

ATLANTA — With Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving expected to end their injury-riddled Nets debut seasons as non-factors, having played just 20 games combined, all by Irving — it has become de rigueur to pile on the pair. It has become easy — low-hanging fruit — to deliver hot takes and judge the Nets going […]

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Clint Frazier helping his case for Yankees Opening Day spot

TAMPA — With Aaron Hicks out until June or possibly longer because of Tommy John surgery and Giancarlo Stanton questionable for Opening Day with a strained right calf, there is an avenue for Clint Frazier to be in Baltimore on March 26 when the Yankees start the season against the Orioles. “Obviously coming into camp […]

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Kevin Knox isn’t letting his Knicks frustrations shake him

PHILADELPHIA — Shoulders slumped, head down, Kevin Knox looked upset as he trotted off the court after interim coach Mike Miller yanked him 2:52 into the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ 107-101 loss Wednesday night at Charlotte. The 2018 lottery pick had just committed two straight miscues on drives to the basket. He lost the […]

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Englishman Lewis and American English lead Honda Classic

(Reuters) – Tom Lewis conjured up his inner Nick Faldo in earning a share of the first-round lead with a bogey-free four-under-par 66 in strong winds at the Honda Classic in windy Florida on Thursday. Lewis joined American Harris English one stroke ahead of a large group on a day when Brooks Koepka made a […]

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Jets facing daunting task to solve endless pass rusher quest

INDIANAPOLIS — It has been nearly 14 years since the Jets traded John Abraham to the Falcons. Since that three-team deal (which included the Broncos) on March 22, 2006, the Jets have been through four general managers and four head coaches. Through all that time and all that change, they have been unable to find […]

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Mets’ Pete Alonso leaning on Robinson Cano to reach Year 2 goal

PORT ST. LUCIE — Pete Alonso’s greatest trait is his desire to learn. He is gifted with physical tools, but there also is a thirst for knowledge. Asked if he could talk to any hitter in history, the Mets first baseman, who blasted 53 home runs his rookie season, did not hesitate. “Ted Williams would […]

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Coronavirus spread has major champions Lincicome, Lewis fearing for LPGA season

(Reuters) – The LPGA Tour’s return to the United States after three Asian events were canceled due to the coronavirus has not allayed the fears of new mothers Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis. Though there had been only 60 known cases diagnosed in the United States as of Thursday, the two major champions worry the […]

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Tom Brady has reportedly told people ‘very close’ to him that he is leaving the Patriots

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports It’s feeling more and more likely that Tom Brady has played his last snap as a New England Patriot. The NFL insider Jeff Darlington told ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday morning that Brady had told people “very close” to him that he was “going somewhere else.” “We need to wrap […]

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WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of protecting him, building him over a long period of time and using him to create a new star, WWE ended all it after just four months […]

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Barty sets up Kvitova semi-final after downing Muguruza in Doha

(Reuters) – World number one Ash Barty eased into the semi-finals of the Qatar Open with a gritty 6-1 6-7(4) 6-2 victory over Spanish 11th seed Garbine Muguruza on Thursday. The Australian will meet two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the next round. Barty and Kvitova have met on eight previous occasions and are tied […]

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Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests

Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests By Martyn Herman (Reuters) – The final two stages of the UAE Tour, which is featuring some of the world’s leading riders, has been canceled due to two Italian riders testing positive for coronavirus, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council said on Thursday. The Council did not name […]

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Kevin Durant thinks weed ‘shouldn’t even be a huge topic’ for NBA anymore

Kevin Durant continues to be a prominent supporter of marijuana’s acceptance in the NBA. The Nets star, who is currently sidelined for the season rehabbing from a torn Achilles, has been an advocate for removing the recreational drug from the NBA’s banned substance list for quite some time. While appearing on a recent episode of […]

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No audience at Polish e-gaming event due to coronavirus fears

No audience at Polish e-gaming event due to coronavirus fears WARSAW (Reuters) – The finals of the computer games world cup in Poland will take place without an audience on site after the regional governor decided to revoke its permit due to coronavirus fears. Intel (NASDAQ:) Extreme Masters attracts thousands of people to the southern […]

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Cycling: Dynamite Danes smash world record again to win team pursuit

© Reuters. 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships By Martyn Herman BERLIN (Reuters) – Denmark’s men’s team pursuit squad installed themselves as hot favorites for the Tokyo Olympics as they powered to gold at the world championships with a third world record in little over 24 hours on Thursday. The quartet of Rasmus Pedersen, Lasse […]

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UFC stunner Paige VanZant gets naked for weird Q&A with fans

UFC stunner Paige VanZant sent fans wild as she held a Q&A session while naked in the bath with her husband The American, 25, left little to the imagination as she stripped off alongside fellow MMA star Austin Vanderford. VanZant was bombarded with bizarre questions from her 2.4 million followers on Instagram. She started her […]

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Listen to Episode 13 of ‘Up In The Blue Seats’: Inside the Rangers’ Playoff Push feat. Chris Kotsopoulos

Getty Images The Rangers are coming off a thrilling overtime win over the Islanders. They are now winners of four straight games and are just four points out of the playoffs. It’s the perfect time for a brand-new “Up In The Blue Seats” podcast with former Rangers great Ron Duguay. Ron and I open the […]

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New Kobe Bryant sneaker seems to be coming in March

Select retailers will begin selling a refurbished version of the “Lakers” Zoom Kobe 5 Protro sneakers beginning on March 26, according to Footwear News. With the spike in demand for Kobe Bryant merchandise following his January death, the shoe, which Bryant wore during the 2010 NBA Finals when he secured his final championship with Los […]

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Kobe Bryant handprints among Beverly Hills auction items

(Reuters) – A copy of Kobe Bryant’s handprints, cast in cement outside Hollywood’s famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, are going up for auction in April along with other memorabilia of the basketball legend who died in January. Julien’s Auctions said on Thursday that the handprints are tests that were made by Bryant in 2011 when he […]

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Vettel fastest as Hamilton hits trouble in testing

© Reuters. Formula One F1 – Pre Season Testing BARCELONA (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest lap on the penultimate day of Formula One’s pre-season testing on Thursday as six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton hit engine trouble. Vettel set a time of one minute 16.841 seconds at the Circuit de Catalunya on the […]

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Giants’ Rhett Ellison mulling retirement after season-ending concussion

INDIANAPOLIS – Already young and short on depth, the Giants might be losing a rare veteran contributor. Tight end Rhett Ellison is mulling retirement, according to three NFL sources, after missing the final six games of his eighth NFL season due to a concussion. Ellison, 31, signed a four-year, $18 million free-agent contract in 2017 […]

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How Chris Kreider drowned out the Rangers’ trade deadline noise

MONTREAL — Chris Kreider is terrific at what he calls “compartmentalizing.” So it rings true that he never really allowed himself to be distracted by the status of his contract negotiation, or the large possibility that the Rangers were going to trade him before Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline. His focus was rewarded when the 28-year-old […]

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Chris Jericho still bothered by unsolved mystery of missing AEW belt

Chris Jericho still isn’t sure how it happened. Three days after beating “Hangman” Adam Page at the “All Out” pay-per-view on Aug. 31 in Chicago to become the inaugural All Elite Wrestling world champion, the title belt went missing as Jericho was eating at a Longhorn Steakhouse in Tallahassee, Fla. Jericho, who said he had […]

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Michigan vs. Wisconsin prediction, line: Take the Wolverines

A healthy Livers is important to the Michigan Wolverines as they play host to Wisconsin on Thursday night. Forward Isaiah Livers, who has missed time with injuries to his groin and ankle, leads Michigan in points per game with 13.6 and is shooting 44.3 percent from 3-point range and 95.1 percent at the free-throw line. […]

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