Sports news 03 Mar, 2021
At The Buzzer: Michigan State 64, Indiana 58 - Inside the HallInside the Hall
Quick thoughts on a 64-58 loss at Michigan State:
5 takeaways as Kemba Walker, Robert Williams help Celtics hold off Clippers - Boston.comBoston.com
The Celtics won their third game in a row on Tuesday.
Jamal Murray Has Hilarious Reaction After Giannis Falls Over On Free Throw - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Michigan vs. Illinois score, takeaways: Illini pound Wolverines, who slip to the No. 3 overall seed - CBSSports.comCBS Sports
The No. 2 Wolverines are still on the top line of the NCAA Tournament bracket projection after their second loss of the season
Source says contract talks between Cowboys, Dak Prescott are ‘more productive than they have been’ - The Dallas Morning NewsThe Dallas Morning News
With the deadline for the Cowboys to place the franchise tag on quarterback Dak Prescott a week away, multiple sources said Tuesday night talks for a new...
No. 3 Baylor clinches first Big 12 regular-season title with OT win vs. West Virginia - ESPNESPN
Third-ranked Baylor bounced back in a big way from its only loss of the season to beat No. 6 West Virginia 94-89 in overtime Tuesday for the Bears' first Big 12 regular-season title.
Jets move on from disappointing lineman Henry Anderson - New York PostNew York Post
The Jets began trimming their roster on Tuesday, when they released defensive lineman Henry Anderson. The move cleared $8.2 million in salary-cap space for the Jets, bringing their estimated total …
2 hours ago Bears GM Ryan Pace Discusses QB Plans - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Nick Foles is the only Bears quarterback under contract in 2021, so there's a good chance the organization will see …
Cardinals GM Steve Keim says he used Blake Shelton to help recruit J.J. Watt to Arizona - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Oh, and Frank Caliendo, because that's always a selling point for a career move!
Patriots: A blockbuster quarterback trade ready to strike? - With the First PickWith the First Pick
The New England Patriots are not in a great position to land one of the top quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft, but recent reports surrounding their prepar...
Husker basketball assistant unpacks Teddy Allen's departure, sees team hitting 'stride' - Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald
Nebraska basketball has zero regrets signing Teddy Allen, and looks to be hitting its stride late in the season, Husker assistant Matt Abdelmassih said.
Sheriff executes search warrant for black box from Tiger Woods' crashed car - USA TODAYUSA Today
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it has downloaded the black-box data from the one-car crash that nearly killed Tiger Woods.
UFC 259’s Israel Adesanya pushes back target date for Jon Jones superfight to Dec. 2021 - MMA ManiaMMA Mania
Israel Adesanya says he still fully intends to land a fight against Jon Jones, it just won’t be happening this summer as he originally stated.
Raiders need to avoid being tempted to sign tight end Kyle Rudolph - Silver And Black PrideSilver And Black Pride
Las Vegas must develop third-year tight end in 2021
Stephen Curry's DEEPEST THREES So Far This Season Ahead of 2021 3-Point Contest - Golden State WarriorsGoogle News
Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian - Associated PressAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the U.S. government’s pandemic response, has donated his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American...
MLB will open year with alternate site camps, Triple-A season pushed back a month - USA TODAYUSA Today
The Triple-A season was originally scheduled to begin April 6, but MLB plans to push it back to allow alternate sites to start the year.
Excellence in recruiting: Ohio State, Day, Pantoni and staff - 247Sports247Sports
The Buckeyes are recruiting at an absolutely elite level.
Dortmund-bound Marco Rose is LUCKY Gladbach fans aren't allowed in the stadium - Fjortoft | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Creighton Bluejays' Greg McDermott uses racially insensitive comments to men's basketball team - ESPNESPN
Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has apologized for comments he made after a Feb. 27 loss to Xavier, calling his remarks inappropriate and insensitive and saying he is "committed to ensure that this will never happen again."
Manchester City v. Wolves | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 3/2/2021 | NBC Sports - NBC SportsGoogle News
Alex Smith landing spots: Ranking eight potential 2021 destinations ahead of expected Washington release - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Even at 36, the veteran should have a solid market as a backup
Short-handed Los Angeles Lakers without center Marc Gasol, forward Kyle Kuzma against Phoenix Suns - ESPNESPN
Riding a two-game winning streak since the return of Dennis Schroder, the Lakers were again short-handed as they hosted the Suns on Tuesday, with Marc Gasol and Kyle Kuzma out of the lineup.
LeBron James whacked by Zlatan Ibrahimovic again in activism dispute - Fox NewsFox News
International soccer sensation Zlatan Ibrahimovic is doubling down on his message that athletes should stick to sports after Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said he was the wrong target for criticism.
Mel Kiper on Justin Fields' NFL Draft projections 'I'm not buying that' - 247Sports247Sports
There may not be a high-profile player who will be more discussed and debated over the next two months than Justin Fields. The former Ohio State quarterback was long thought
Trevor Lawrence happy with shoulder progress two weeks after surgery - ESPNESPN
Trevor Lawrence told ESPN's Stephania Bell that he's doing great as he continues to recover from left shoulder surgery in California. His current rehab plan is to remain in a brace through mid-March and to begin throwing in about six to eight weeks.
Wrestling Postview: #1 Penn State Nittany Lions Pins Buffalo Bulls on Senior Day, 47-3. - Black Shoe DiariesBlack Shoe Diaries
The Nittany Lions look to qualify all ten weights for Nationals for the first time since 2014.
Joe Barry 'hardened' by past, excited for future as new Packers defensive coordinator - Packers.comPackers.com
Longtime NFL assistant vows to demand “relentless effort” from Green Bay’s defense
Former Clemson CB Derion Kendrick enters NCAA transfer portal instead of NFL Supplemental Draft - 247Sports247Sports
Kyle Van Noy 'disappointed' over pending Dolphins exit 1 year after signing $51M deal - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Van Noy's reunion with head coach Brian Flores is over after one season.
Lloyd Pierce fired: Trae Young among several Hawks players on board with coaching change, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Atlanta fired Pierce on Monday after two and a half seasons with the team
Sean McVay shares what he learned from watching Bucs win Super Bowl LV - Rams WireUSA Today
Sean McVay and the Rams beat the Bucs in the regular season, but it was Tampa Bay that won it all.
5-year-old girl injured in crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs coach Britt Reid "likely" has permanent brain damage, lawyer says - CBS NewsCBS News
"She's not walking," her lawyer said in an interview. "It's a sad, sad story."
Razorbacks without freshman Jaylin Williams for penultimate SEC game - Rivals.com - ArkansasRivals.com
The Razorbacks do not have freshman big man Jaylin Williams available for Tuesday night versus South Carolina.
Brian Gutekunst: Packers are flexible enough to add ‘right player’ or use Franchise Tag - Acme Packing CompanyAcme Packing Company
Preston Smith also came up in discussions on Tuesday, as the GM appears prepared to bring back the veteran pass-rusher.
Rockets will retire James Harden's No. 13 - Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle
James Harden's No. 13 will become the seventh player number retired by the Rockets.
Colts are all in on Carson Wentz, we trust and believe in him — Darius Leonard | NFL | THE HERD - The Herd with Colin CowherdGoogle News
How Jeremy Lin's G League efforts could force tough Warriors decisions - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
As Jeremy Lin continues to excel in the G League bubble, he's making a case for himself to return to the NBA. But could it be with the Warriors?
Pedro Gomez's son – a Red Sox prospect – discusses dad's death on ESPN: 'He was my biggest fan' - USA TODAYUSA Today
During Red Sox-Rays game, left-hander Rio Gomez discusses late father's impact on his baseball career: "He was my biggest fan, my biggest supporter."
Dictator Kadyrov pressures Chimaev out of retirement despite COVID-19 complications - Bloody ElbowBloody Elbow
Kadyrov’s bizarre revelation is the latest example of how the Chechen dictator exerts influence over a handful of UFC fighters.
Chiefs no longer paying dead money on Eric Berry's contract - Chiefs WireUSA Today
Two defensive linemen are where the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2021 dead money comes from.
Brian Windhorst: James Harden has 'morphed' his game in Brooklyn | Keyshawn, JWill & Zubin - ESPNGoogle News
Yankees cruise past Orioles for first (exhibition) winning streak of 2021 - Pinstripe AlleyPinstripe Alley
Jordan Montgomery made his spring debut as the Yankees downed the Orioles in a seven-inning affair.
Mets takeaways from Tuesday's win, including a perfect Marcus Stroman and a Jeff McNeil homer - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The Mets played their first home game of spring training on Tuesday against the Houston Astros at Clover Park.
Is KAT, Oladipo on the way? Knicks’ future looks rosy on Leon Rose’s first year anniversary - Empire Sports MediaEmpire Sports Media
On this day last year, the New York Knicks officially announced the hiring of Leon Rose as team president, replacing Steve Mills. While there were reservations of his hiring with some quarters hoped that the Knicks could have waited for Masai Ujiri---the arch…
Nick Francona alleges his father lied to him about Mickey Callaway; Terry Francona responds - WKYC.comWKYC.com
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has responded to an accusation from his son, Nick, that he lied to him about Mickey Callaway.
Detroit Tigers win Casey Mize's first spring training start, 6-1, against Pirates - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Casey Mize pitched two scoreless innings, with three strikeouts, and Spencer Torkelson made his spring training debut in Detroit Tigers' win
Golf: Slumping Fowler in battle to keep major streak alive - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Rickie Fowler heads into this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational seeking a long-awaited return to form that would do wonders for his bid to extend a streak of...
Cynthia Frelund 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Who teams should draft to win now - NFL.comNFL News
In Cynthia Frelund's first NFL mock draft of the year, she uses her analytics-driven model to determine each team's best pick to maximize wins in 2021. Are the Jets and Falcons better off bypassing QBs?
Detroit Lions may consider roster cuts this week as salary cap remains in flux - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Campbell said wide receiver and depth at cornerback are two of the Lions' biggest needs entering free agency
2021 NFL draft: Lions GM Brad Holmes loves this crop of quarterbacks - MLive.commlive.com
The Lions hold the seventh overall pick in the draft, and could be in play to take a QB.
San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Juszczyk says Garoppolo won’t be bothered by offseason rumors - Niners NationNiners Nation
The fullback was on The Pat McAfee Show and explains why the 49ers QB is able to block out the noise.
Sin City: Knights make awful bet with ‘tout’ site, get roasted, then end partnership quicker than a Vegas marr - DeadspinDeadspin
It was only a matter of time before the Vegas Golden Knights made some sort of shady deal, right? It is Vegas, after all.
Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen gives coach John Tortorella vote of confidence - ESPNESPN
Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella was given a vote of confidence by general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on Tuesday.
Stotts Applauds Covington’s Performance in Blazers’ Win Over Hornets - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
Robert Covington notched a season-high 21 points in the Trail Blazers’ 123-111 victory over the Hornets.
Celtics trade rumors: Danny Ainge says team won’t spend into luxury tax for ‘band aid’ trade addition - MassLive.comMassLive.com
The Celtics' current payroll is currently about $16 million short of the luxury tax line
2021 Pac-12 Football Schedule Announced - Pac-12.comPac-12.com
Click to enlarge SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference today announced its 2021 football schedule during a special three-hour broadcast on Pac-12 Network and SiriusXM Pac-12 Radio. Pairing a competitive nine-game Conference schedule with a slate of marquee …
2021 NCAA bracketology: March Madness predictions by Andy Katz - NCAA.comNCAA.com
The latest 2021 NCAA tournament bracket predictions from NCAA.com's Andy Katz, based on games through Feb. 21.
Syracuse Orange men’s basketball ACC Tournament seeding possibilities - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute MagicianTroy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Of course, all that matters is winning. Still, it’s worth looking at where Syracuse could be seeded in Greensboro.
Wealthy UT Donors Threaten to Pull Support Over Removal of “The Eyes of Texas” Fight Song - InsideHookInsideHook
Wealthy University of Texas at Austin donors are threatening to pull their support of Longhorn athletics over the school's ties to a song.