Sports news 02 Mar, 2021
Dejounte Murray Sends Spurs-Nets Game To OT After Wild Last Possession - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Khamzat Chimaev appears to announce retirement, but Dana White says star ‘emotional,’ will return - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
Chimaev appeared to call it quits on his MMA career after an extended fight with COVID-19. But UFC President Dana White said the UFC welterweight star is staging a comeback.
Sixers Bell Ringer: Sixers dominant on both ends in win over Indiana - Liberty BallersLibertyballers.com
Note: No traditional recap post for this game. Sixers Bell Ringer Season Standings: Joel Embiid - 15Ben Simmons - 7Tobias Harris - 6Shake Milton - 3Tyrese Maxey - 1Dakota Mathias - 1Matisse...
Intriguing Penguins ties, Patrick's spot, more in 3 Flyers thoughts - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
From the intriguing series with the Penguins to Nolan Patrick's spot in the lineup, here are our latest three Flyers thoughts. By Jordan Hall
3 thoughts after the Dallas Mavericks hold on against the Orlando Magic, 130-124 - Mavs MoneyballMavs Moneyball
Above .500 for the first time in a month
Letters from University of Texas donors reveal drastic measures some willing to go to preserve 'Eyes of Texas' - USA TODAYUSA Today
Wealthy Longhorns supporters push school president to preserve tradition: "UT needs rich donors ... more than irresponsible and uninformed students."
Jalen Rose on why James Harden shouldn't be considered for MVP over LeBron James | KJZ - ESPNGoogle News
Instant Analysis: UNC Rally Falls Short in Syracuse - 247Sports247Sports
The Tar Heels lost for the seventh time on the road this season.
'Really good' Gerrit Cole changes tone on new MLB baseballs - New York PostNew York Post
TAMPA — After expressing concern about getting a feel for the new baseballs MLB is using this season, Gerrit Cole said there wasn’t much difference from what he’s accustomed to in his first start o…
Israel Adesanya rips Paulo Costa for 'hangover' excuse, offers advice to rival - MMA JunkieUSA Today
Israel Adesanya is rather amused by Paulo Costa’s latest excuse for his loss at UFC 253.
NBA Rumors: This Cavaliers-Wizards trade features Andre Drummond - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to move Andre Drummond at the NBA trade deadline. Could the Washington Wizards pull off a deal?
College basketball rankings: Oklahoma State, Texas Tech rise in latest Power 36 - March MadnessGoogle News
Why Poole's recall is best chance to solidify Warriors future - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
Jordan Poole's recall from the G League bubble to the Warriors won't be his last chance to seize a role with Golden State, but it just might be his best one.
Andy Hoffman, father of Nebraska football fan Jack Hoffman, dies of brain cancer at 42 - ESPNESPN
Andy Hoffman, the father of Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and brain cancer patient Jack Hoffman, died Monday at his home in Atkinson, Nebraska. He was 42.
Kyle Juszczyk: Jimmy Garoppolo likely unaffected by offseason speculation - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The 49ers glanced at Tom Brady last offseason. They stuck with Jimmy Garoppolo, and he played only six games because of high ankle sprains. This offseason again has offered uncertainty about Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers, even as General Manager John Lync…
Tiger Woods touched by red shirt tribute after rollover crash - NBC NewsNBC News
Tiger Woods tweets emotional reaction to players wearing red shirts on Sunday at the WGC Workday Championship.
Francisco Lindor 'living the dream' with Mets contract talks on the way - New York PostNew York Post
JUPITER, Fla. — Clover Park experienced a welcome burst of noise pollution at about 7:30 on Monday morning. “He came into the clubhouse and just was yelling, like, really loud,” Luis Rojas said of …
David Carr makes key revision to article suggesting the Raiders should trade for Russell Wilson - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
On Monday morning, NFL.com posted an item from David Carr in which he suggests that the four teams on Russell Wilson‘s short list should have called the Seahawks “yesterday” about a trade. Curiously, one of those four teams — the Raiders — currently employs D…
Lucky Charms: Two New FutureCast Picks In For Notre Dame - Irish IllustratedRivals.com
Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish are looking to build an elite 2022 class.
Los Angeles Lakers: Why Damian Jones’ tenure will be short - Lakeshow LifeLake Show Life
The Los Angeles Lakers made their first addition of the season, albeit a small one. The team signed center Damian Jones to a 10-day contract, essentially g...
Tigers’ Riley Greene passes test against Yankees ace - MLive.commlive.com
The Tigers fell to the Yankees 5-4 on Monday in Tampa.
Swinney likes his freshmen as Tigers get physical at practice - TigerNetTigerNet
Day four of Clemson’s spring practice is in the books, and head coach Dabo Swinney is excited about the freshmen.
Phillies notes: Matt Joyce impresses; a new title for former GM Matt Klentak - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Two veterans hopeful to make the Phillies’ opening day roster stood out Monday in the spring home opener. By Jim Salisbury
Pistons' Wayne Ellington sees big difference in Tom Thibodeau's Knicks - New York PostNew York Post
The Knicks have improved drastically under first-year head coach Tom Thibodeau, winning 18 of their first 35 games after needing 60 games to reach that victory total last season. Take it from a mem…
Bears cut Buster Skrine - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The Bears are saying goodbye to their veteran nickel cornerback. Buster Skrine is being released, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Skrine played 52 percent of the Bears’ defensive snaps and 18 percent of their special teams snaps last season despite missing the…
Power Rankings: Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard - pgatour.compgatour.com
Not everyone celebrates anniversaries, and not all anniversaries are worth celebrating, but the first anniversary always serves as an exercise in perspective.
Everton v. Southampton | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 3/01/2021 | NBC Sports - NBC SportsGoogle News
Chelsea vs. Man United fallout: Solskjaer looks 'DESPERATE' bringing up Blues' website | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Iowa Basketball: Hawkeyes Back in Top-5 After Win at Ohio State - Black Heart Gold PantsBlack Heart Gold Pants
It’s March and the Hawkeyes are a top-5 team in the nation.
Days after record-setting performance, Allen leaves Husker men's hoops team - HuskerExtra.comLincoln Journal Star
Less than a week after he produced one of the great individual performances in Nebraska basketball history, Teddy Allen is no longer with the program.
Denver Insider Hints at Broncos Drafting Alabama QB Mac Jones in Round 1 - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
More smoke connecting the Broncos to this quarterback prospect has media and fans alike scratching their heads.
Lloyd Pierce Relieved of Head Coaching Duties - Hawks.comHeat.com
ATLANTA – Atlanta Hawks President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Travis Schlenk announced today that Lloyd Pierce has been relieved of his head coaching duties.
Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad | LALIGA HIGHLIGHTS | 3/1/2021 | beIN SPORTS USA - beIN SPORTS USAGoogle News
Cubs 1, Padres 0: Doubling their pleasure - Bleed Cubbie BlueBleed Cubbie Blue
The Cubs played some great defense and won their first spring game.
Buffalo Sabres & Bruins Could Make an Eichel Deal Work for Both Teams - The Hockey WritersThe Hockey Writers
An NHL source says if the Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel became available on the trade market, the Boston Bruins would come calling.
Atlanta Hawks fire coach Lloyd Pierce - ESPNESPN
The Hawks announced they have fired coach Lloyd Pierce 34 games into his third season with the team.
Boston Red Sox Atlanta Braves Spring Training: You get an error, and you get an error - Over The MonsterOver The Monster
Though the number of errors is in dispute!
Jayson Tatum 'took over' and that's why I still believe in Celtics - Richard Jefferson | The Jump - ESPNGoogle News
Packers make pair of promotions while filling out coaching staff - Packers Newspackersnews.com
Defensive backs coach Jerry Gray is now defensive pass-game coordinator and offensive line coach Adam Stenavich is offensive run-game coordinator.
Chiefs GM Brett Veach doesn't anticipate big free agent signing at wide receiver - Chiefs WireUSA Today
The Chiefs’ actions at the wide receiver position during free agency will be influenced by the market.
FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Monday 3/1/21 - numberFirenumberFire
Fresh off a couple of monster performances, PJ Washington is once again in play tonight. Who else should we target on Monday's seven-game slate?
Spring Game Thread #2: Oakland A’s vs. Cincinnati Reds - Athletics NationAthletics Nation
Wins don’t matter here but let’s get that first one
Aaron Rodgers gives $1 million to California small businesses - YardbarkerYardbarker
Small businesses throughout the United States and around the world have suffered devastating financial hardships and even closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is lending a helping hand via the Aaron Rodgers Small-Bu…
ESPN’s Mel Kiper believes Jets should stick with Sam Darnold - Elite Sports NYElite Sports NY
ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper has an unpopular opinion regarding the Jets' quarterback situation ahead of 2021.
Mel Kiper: Lions would be wise to build around Jared Goff rather than drafting QB - MLive.commlive.com
The Lions are trading Matthew Stafford for Goff and three draft picks, including two first-rounders.
Bears add former Texas coach Herman to staff - ChicagoBears.comChicagoBears.com
The Bears on Monday announced the hiring of former Texas head coach Tom Herman as an offensive analyst/special projects.
Injury update: Nuggets are going to be shorthanded for tonight’s game in Chicago - Denver StiffsDenver Stiffs
Well, one positive is at least the Nuggets have enough players to field a team for tonight!
Leonard Hamilton agrees to five-year extension at Florida State - ESPNESPN
Florida State has announced a five-year contract extension for Leonard Hamilton that will keep the coach with the Seminoles through the 2024-25 season.
Florida golfer, 74, drowns while searching for missing ball - New York PostNew York Post
Hermilo Jazmines’ body was pulled by divers Sunday from a pond at the Oldsmar country club, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Luka Doncic rookie card sells for record $4.6 million, becomes most expensive NBA card in history - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The card features the NBA logoman catch, which is from a Mavericks jersey that Doncic wore, and a signature in blue ink
Deshaun Watson willing to hold out and pay fines to force trade - Broncos WireUSA Today
Deshaun Watson hopes to force his way out of Houston.
NFL Writer Predicts Patriots Re-Sign Cam Newton, Draft This QB - NESN.comNESN
NFL writer Mike Clay believes the New England Patriots will bring back Cam Newton and also draft one of this year's top quarterback prospects.
J.J. Watt signing with Cardinals, Alex Smith out in Washington, plus surprising Drew Brees video - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Here's everything you need to know about the NFL for March 1
US soccer federation expels member after controversy over racism, athletes' right to protest | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
The member delivered a seven-minute speech against players kneeling during the national anthem.
The Rockets Are About to Begin the NBA’s Most Unconventional Rebuild - The RingerThe Ringer
After 11 straight losses, Houston is looking at a lost season. With the trade deadline looming, it’s time to start shipping out almost anyone with value—including Victor Oladipo.
Bracket Watch: March 1st, 2021 - UM HoopsUM Hoops
Tony Natoci is back this year to provide regular bracket updates as we lead up to the NCAA Tournament. Natoci publishes his own bracket at Heartbreak City and will outline where Michigan stands in current bracketology models, both in his own bracket and notab…
Report: Former Bulls star Joakim Noah retiring - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Joakim Noah was one of the most underrated players of his era.
FC Barcelona: Police Raid Stadium In Financial Crimes Investigation - NPRNPR
Local media report the club's former president and current CEO were arrested. The raid follows allegations that club officials hired a marketing firm to discredit its critics, including Lionel Messi.
Watch: YSU assistant coach disciplined after sideline hit - WKBN.comWKBN.com
Tim Johnson can been seen on video hitting Northern Iowa wideout Quan Hampton as he runs out of bounds
BYU football reintroduces royal, navy blue football helmets - Deseret NewsDeseret News
On Monday, the first day of spring ball, the Provo, Utah-based program officially announced players will don royal blue and navy blue helmets sometime during the 2021 season.
John Tortorella's job appears safe with Blue Jackets - The AthleticThe Athletic
Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is sticking with John Tortorella, for now anyway, despite a five-game losing streak.
Ten quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency/2021 NFL Draft/trade - NFL.comNFL News
Could Russell Wilson be on the move? How impressive is prospect Zach Wilson? David Carr identifies his top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency, the 2021 NFL Draft or trade.