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News: Sports

Voices of a hiatus: How sportscasters keep busy with no games to call

Friday  21:32,   03 april 2020

Before Nick Heath went viral for dramatizing the tedium of everyday life - a woman's brisk walk across a London intersection; the blundered footwork of friends playing soccer in a park - he announced the last rugby union match he'll watch... >>>

1 offseason question for each Metropolitan Division team

Friday  21:32,   03 april 2020

The NHL offseason is not technically underway yet, but the league's pause presents a good time to ask one pressing offseason question for each Metropolitan Division team. Central (April 4) | Atlantic (April 5) | Pacific (April 6) Carolina... >>>

Aussie league: LaMelo Ball's bid to buy club not a done deal

Friday  21:32,   03 april 2020

SYDNEY, Australia — LaMelo Ball’s bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isn’t a done deal, yet. Australia’s National Basketball League issued a statement Friday in response to reports overnight that Ball had bought the Illawarra Hawks,... >>>

Montreal Canadiens sign forward Laurent Dauphin to two-way contract

Friday  21:32,   03 april 2020

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Laurent Dauphin to a one-year, two-way contract. Dauphin will earn US$700,000 in the NHL and $175,000 in the American Hockey League, with a guaranteed salary of $200,000. The 25-year-old Dauphin... >>>

How hockey world united in ‘collective mission’ to equip front-line personnel

Friday  21:31,   03 april 2020

With a dire need for more personal protective equipment intensifying the fight on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, an unlikely wave of support has come from hockey equipment manufacturers — and only figures to continue growing. The post... >>>

Eberle is for playing into summer, but thinks cut-off date may be needed

Friday  21:31,   03 april 2020

New York Islanders forward Jordan Eberle is hopeful the 2019-20 NHL season will resume eventually, but he's being realistic about the delicate timeline. "I'm for playing into later into the year. But that being said, I don't know at what >>>

The most hated teams in sports

Friday  21:21,   03 april 2020

A lot of people have made predictions about how the coronavirus outbreak will impact sports going forward, and the reality is all of those predictions are... >>>

How athletes are helping out during the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday  21:21,   03 april 2020

Despite not being able to play, athletes here and abroad have been pitching in to help out. Let's take a look at what some of the biggest stars in sports have been doing in... >>>

Bears GM: 'Open competition' between Foles, Trubisky

Friday  19:18,   03 april 2020

Mitchell Trubisky and the recently acquired Nick Foles will engage in an "open competition" to determine the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback, general manager Ryan Pace announced Friday. "With the addition of Nick Foles, it's exactly what >>>

Dr. Fauci talks COVID-19 with Coach K: 'We're not even to halftime'

Friday  19:18,   03 april 2020

From chicken coops to rollerblading with baby strollers, the Pacific Division is keeping busy during the... >>>

Dr. Fauci talks COVID-19 with Coach K: 'We're not even to halftime'

Friday  19:18,   03 april 2020

Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section. A week after joining Stephen Curry for an Instagram Q&A, Dr.... >>>

Bill Belichick’s son Steve in line to become next head coach of Patriots?

Friday  19:17,   03 april 2020

When does "cocktail hour" begin for players in the Central Division? Watch this video to find... >>>

Bill Belichick’s son Steve in line to become next head coach of Patriots?

Friday  19:17,   03 april 2020

Bill Belichick’s son Steve appeared to take on a much bigger role with the New England Patriots’ coaching staff last season, and some believe he is line to take over when Bill steps asisde.Mike Florio and Chris Simms said on PFT Live recently that... >>>

Modifying the shootout, 3-2-1 points system, and other ways to 'fix' the NHL

Friday  19:16,   03 april 2020

We love the NHL but it's definitely not perfectWe've got plenty of time on our hands as the NHL season remains in limbo amid the COVID-19 outbreak, so why don't we use this team to brainstorm some ideas on how to "fix" the league? We love hockey >>>

Clippers' Rivers 'was not having Lou' initially

Friday  17:22,   03 april 2020

Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams has been an important member for the club over the past three seasons, but head coach Doc Rivers wasn't exactly thrilled when the team first acquired him in the Chris Paul blockbuster deal. "When we traded >>>