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News : Sport

Herbert, other Senior Bowl players hope staying put pays off

Friday  01:41,   24 january 2020

A year ago, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert decided to stick around for his senior season instead of turning pro. Both had impressive final college seasons, including a head-to-head Rose Bowl matchup, and believe they’re more NFL-ready now.... >>>

Tiger opens with solid 69 at Torrey Pines

Friday  01:41,   24 january 2020

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 in Thursday's opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open, three adrift of Danish clubhouse leader Sebastian Cappelen.... >>>

Report: Joe Burrow’s family annoyed by talk QB could 'pull an Eli Manning'

Friday  01:25,   24 january 2020

Burrow lived in Ohio when he was a kid and played high school ball in Athens, where he set numerous records. That probably helps the Bengals in this situation, but Burrow has also said he is willing to play for any NFL team that wants him.If the... >>>

Lamar Jackson: 'I was hurt. I was depressed' after loss to Titans

Friday  01:25,   24 january 2020

Lamar Jackson: 'I was hurt. I was depressed' after loss to TitansBut earlier this month he didn’t much feel like leaving the... >>>

Eli Manning is ... whatever you think he is

Friday  01:25,   24 january 2020

Eli Manning is whatever you think he isMuch of baseball history is quantifiable and solved, a ledger of individual acts. In a football debate, the mess is all the other... >>>

Mike Florio rightly gets crushed for saying the 49ers should try to hit Mahomes late

Friday  01:25,   24 january 2020

"At a certain point you trade the risk of 15 yards if you can send a message."How should a defense try to slow him down? Your guess is as good as mine, because right now it looks like he can't be... >>>

Yankees heavily scouted Mahomes in high school

Friday  01:00,   24 january 2020

It's no secret that Patrick Mahomes has quite possibly the strongest arm in the NFL.It's so versatile, in fact, that it could also whip around a baseball. With a father that played 12 years in the MLB as a pitcher, Mahomes comes from an... >>>

Clemens, Bonds belong in Hall . . . and other baseball thoughts

Friday  00:40,   24 january 2020

Giving them their rightful place among the game’s greats is not the same as condoning or absolving any cheating. If the Houston Astros aren’t going to be stripped of their 2017 World Series title for impermissible sign-stealing, then why are we... >>>

Red Sox greats of past face new opponent: Father Time

Friday  00:40,   24 january 2020

It’s painfully clear to some that their bodies don’t act or feel the way they once did; just ask Wade Boggs or Jason Varitek.When great Red Sox players of the past get together, the camaraderie is still strong — frozen in the glory years — but the... >>>

Zion set multiple records during NBA debut

Friday  00:01,   24 january 2020

Not only did Zion Williamson wow us with incredible shots, he set new records in his debut.It didn’t take Zion long to make his impact felt, even if his game was a bit sloppy in the first few minutes. All told, Williamson tallied 22 points on... >>>

NFL data shows concussions increased slightly in 2019, but league touts 'new benchmark'

Friday  00:00,   24 january 2020

The league pointed a a reduction from the 2017 season as part of a 'new benchmark' from which the league will assess future seasons.There were 224 reported concussions in both the preseason and regular season in 2019, up 4.7 % from 214 in... >>>

Giannis to Zion: ‘Don’t rush the process’

Thursday  23:50,   23 january 2020

The rookie sensation would be wise to listen to the reigning MVP given the Bucks star's meteoric rise up the NBA pecking order.A day later, the Milwaukee Bucks superstar offered some advice for the Pelicans rookie, who is burdened with the... >>>

Ranking 2020 NFL free-agent QBs, from Tom Brady to Drew Brees to Ryan Tannehill

Thursday  23:40,   23 january 2020

This year could bring the most star-studded class of free-agent quarterbacks we have ever seen. Here are the best who are scheduled to hit the market this spring.There are the usual expectations that several passers old and young from this mix —... >>>

Jimmy Garoppolo praises ‘class act’ Patrick Mahomes, who reached out after ACL injury

Thursday  23:25,   23 january 2020

Mahomes is more than just a talented athlete. He’s already one of the best leaders in the NFL today and his teammates would absolutely run through a brick wall for him. And at this point, as long as he’s not facing the Chiefs, it seems Garoppolo... >>>

Curry admits he wanted to be drafted by Knicks in 2009

Thursday  23:17,   23 january 2020

Curry admits he wanted to be drafted by Knicks in 2009He’s won three championships, two MVPs and broken record after record over the last half decade as a Warrior. But that’s not how he always envisioned everything going down,... >>>