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News: Sports

Kings trade Ariza to Blazers in 5-player deal

Tuesday  21:55,   21 january 2020

The Sacramento Kings traded Trevor Ariza, Caleb Swanigan, and Wenyen Gabriel to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver, and second-round picks in 2024 and 2025, the team confirmed Tuesday. The Blazers save $12.3... >>>

2020 NFL Draft red carpet will be on water in Vegas

Tuesday  21:55,   21 january 2020

Las Vegas is pulling out all the stops for the NFL's first draft in Sin City. In the city's proposal for the event, the red carpet and the red carpet stage will be located on the water in front of the Bellagio fountains, while the main stage >>>

Canadian baseball star Walker believes he'll come up shot in Hall of Fame vote

Tuesday  21:55,   21 january 2020

Former Colorado Rockies and Montreal Expos star slugger Larry Walker says he doesn't expect to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday night. The native of Maple Ridge, B.C., is in his 10th and final year on the Hall of Fame ballot... >>>

Defender Rocco Romeo makes move to Toronto FC first team as homegrown player

Tuesday  21:20,   21 january 2020

Toronto FC has signed defender Rocco Romeo to a contract as a homegrown player. The 19-year-old from Toronto becomes the 21st player in club history to join the first team from the Toronto FC academy. Romeo appeared in 10 matches for Toronto FC II... >>>

Super Bowl LIV MVP odds: Look beyond Mahomes for best value

Tuesday  21:20,   21 january 2020

Find line reports, best bets, and subscribe to push notifications in the Betting News section. More people will wager on the Super Bowl than any other sporting event in the United States this year. One bet that draws the most attention is who wins... >>>

Blackhawks' Toews, Keith get into scrap at morning skate

Tuesday  21:20,   21 january 2020

Chicago Blackhawks stalwarts Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith got into a dustup at Tuesday's morning skate, according to multiple reporters, including The Athletic's Mark Lazerus. Toews had Keith pinned down on the ice and had most of his... >>>

Analyzing how teams have fared after changing coaches in 2019-20

Tuesday  21:20,   21 january 2020

Seven teams have already made a coaching change this season, though not all for performance-related reasons. How have these teams responded to a new message? The post Analyzing how teams have fared after changing coaches in 2019-20 appeared first on >>>

Astros scandal cheated bettors, but should sportsbooks pay the price?

Tuesday  20:10,   21 january 2020

Find line reports, best bets, and subscribe to push notifications in the Betting News section. When Major League Baseball levied penalties last week against the Houston Astros for stealing signs during their 2017 championship run, it raised more... >>>

Beanballs, boos, lost legacy? Astros, MLB brace for fallout

Tuesday  20:10,   21 january 2020

AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrán lost their jobs in the wake of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam, leaving three teams without managers three weeks before the start of spring training. On and off the field, the fallout from one of the >>>

When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2.

Tuesday  20:10,   21 january 2020

NEW YORK — When it comes to unanimous picks for baseball's Hall of Fame, Derek Jeter quite appropriately has the chance to be No. 2. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first player to appear on every ballot when he swept 425 votes in last... >>>

Browns WR Beckham has surgery on core muscle injury

Tuesday  19:05,   21 january 2020

Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had surgery Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury. Beckham played most of his first season in Cleveland with a sports hernia. He didn't miss a game, but the three-time Pro Bowler didn't... >>>

Tennis governing body suspends Farah pending doping case

Tuesday  19:05,   21 january 2020

LONDON — Top-ranked doubles player Robert Farah was provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Federation on Tuesday pending a disciplinary hearing into his positive doping test. The ITF formally imposed the suspension hours after the... >>>

Phil Martelli working to get help for Delonte West after concerning video

Tuesday  19:05,   21 january 2020

Former St. Joseph's basketball coach Phil Martelli is trying to get help for Delonte West, one of his former players. Martelli responded to a social media post from West's St. Joseph's teammate, Jameer Nelson, after a video went viral... >>>

The Latest: Kevin Anderson works late at Australian Open

Tuesday  19:05,   21 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 1:35 a.m. Day 2 of the Australian Open has wrapped up — after continuing into Day 3. Tuesday's last two matches both went to tiebreakers in the fifth set and both... >>>

What players say about extending length of 3-on-3 overtime

Tuesday  19:05,   21 january 2020

There’s been much discussion about extending the length of overtime to bring more 3-on-3 hockey to fans and, hopefully, end even more games before heading to the shootout. But what do some players say about this idea? We canvassed thoughts from... >>>