News : Sport

Whale breaches dangerously close to boat, but does crew even notice?

Tuesday  21:06,   24 april 2018
BNQT

A close call between salmon fishermen and a breaching humpback whale was caught on camera Monday off Monterey, Calif., and it's likely that the anglers were not even aware of the spectacular event. The accompanying image was captured by Tim[...]

Jared Goff went undercover to prank a college team as the new QB transfer

Tuesday  21:06,   24 april 2018
For The Win

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Toledo says it will change mascot to 'Shrek' with 500K retweets

Tuesday  20:55,   24 april 2018
Sportsnaut

There are a lot of very lame and questionable mascots in college athletics, but the University of Toledo does not have one of them. There’s nothing wrong with a team being called the Rockets, yet the school is willing to make a very drastic change[...]

Theo Epstein: David Ortiz requested trade from Red Sox in 2003

Tuesday  20:37,   24 april 2018
theScore

David Ortiz, the epitome of Boston Red Sox lore, almost saw his career in Beantown end shortly after it began in 2003. David Ortiz, the epitome of Boston Red Sox lore, almost saw his career in Beantown end shortly after it began in[...]

Marcus Smart cleared but status uncertain for Game 5

Tuesday  20:33,   24 april 2018
MSN

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has announced that Marcus Smart has been officially cleared for practice. And if all goes well at shootaround, Smart could conceivably make his 2018 postseason debut in Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Milwaukee[...]

Stay or Go? Teams With the Most to Gain or Lose From NBA Draft Decisions

Tuesday  20:31,   24 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

Many of last season’s college basketball standouts have served notice that they’re turning pro by declaring for the NBA draft and signing with agents, thereby forgoing their remaining years of eligibility. Among this second group, several[...]

Black woman golfer: It was like we had targets on our backs

Tuesday  19:54,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

One of five black women golfers who say they were told to leave a Pennsylvania club says it felt like they were "playing with targets on our backs." Sandra Harrison says representatives of the Grandview Golf Club told the group at the[...]

Bernhard Langer won’t defend Senior PGA title because of son’s graduation

Tuesday  19:54,   24 april 2018
Golfweek

Bernhard Langer will not defend his Senior PGA Championship title next month at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich. The 60-year-old Langer, who bested Vijay Singh by a shot last spring at Trump National outside Washington, D.C., will instead[...]

David Beaty Expects Kansas' Quest for 85 Scholarships to Take 7 Years

Tuesday  19:37,   24 april 2018
HERO Sports

David Beaty is entering his fourth season as Kansas head coach. Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas head coach in September 2014. Nearly four years later, he's still haunting the program. Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas head coach in[...]

Column: PGA Tour primed for big 2nd half of season

Tuesday  19:35,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

The PGA Tour began the second half of the season at the Texas Open, with Andrew Landry becoming the seventh first-time winner.Never mind that it feels as though the season is just getting started.Still to come are three majors and The Players[...]

Ten times the Browns could have fixed their QB problem

Tuesday  19:33,   24 april 2018
Sporting News

What if the Browns had drafted Ben Roethlisberger? Or Aaron Rodgers? Or Russell Wilson? Or Carson Wentz? They could have.Tyrod Taylor will be the 29th diffferent starting quarterback for the Browns since 1999, but the franchise can get a long-term[...]

Are ragtag Cavs beyond saving? Not if LeBron James can help it

Tuesday  19:31,   24 april 2018
Sporting News

Another standout performance from LeBron James in Game 4 sent the rest of the Eastern Conference a message. Even this Cavs team can win any series, as long as James is in the lineup.INDIANAPOLIS — The buzzer sounded to end what might best be[...]

SEC Shorts: UCF’s championship trophy visiting Tuscaloosa today

Tuesday  19:06,   24 april 2018
SB Nation

This is the heart of a real champion, Bammers These are the salad days for a dominant national power. As we know around these parts, haters are going to come at[...]

MLB tanking: Nine teams that can wait 'til next year after a wretched first month

Tuesday  18:53,   24 april 2018
USA TODAY

Nine MLB teams are already given less than a 2% chance at a playoff berth, a staggering number for late April.Now we have[...]

3-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' Game 4 win in Minnesota

Tuesday  18:52,   24 april 2018
Houston Chronicle

At some point, they are not "good shots" if they don't go in. At some point, they are not "good shots" if they don't go in. The Rockets had not reached that[...]