Sports news 05 Mar, 2021
Tiger Woods told police after crash that he didn't remember driving - CNNCNN
When Tiger Woods crashed his car in Southern California last week, he told sheriff's deputies that he had no recollection of driving or how the accident happened, according to a Los Angeles County affidavit for a search warrant of the vehicle's black box.
Creighton coach Greg McDermott is suspended - Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald
Creighton athletic director Bruce Rasmussen announced in a statement Thursday night that he has suspended coach Greg McDermott, who compared his program to a plantation in a locker-room speech after
Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million in online auction - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Tom Brady continues to set records even in the offseason. The quarterback’s rookie card sold for a record $1.32 million on Thursday through an online auction house, Tom VanHaaren of ESPN reports. The 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card was autogr…
Dana White on cutting Overeem and dos Santos - ‘We loved those guys, it’s just part of the sport’ - MMA ManiaMMA Mania
UFC president Dana White talks about the decision to release Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem.
Knicks thump Pistons to head into All-Star break over .500 - New York PostNew York Post
Tom Thibodeau soared into the All-Star break smiling and owning a winning record. The Knicks whipped the Pistons, 114-104, Thursday to enter the All-Star break on an 8-3 spree, a 19-18 record overa…
5 takeaways as Jayson Tatum, bench scoring leads Celtics over short-handed Raptors - Boston.comBoston.com
The Celtics enter the All-Star break on a four-game winning streak.
Tom Brady had hilarious response to Colin Cowherd being critical of Baker Mayfield's UFO sighting - USA TODAYUSA Today
Tom Brady wasn't having Fox Sports talk show host Colin Cowherd's assumption that franchise quarterbacks can't have UFO sightings.
BlueAndGold - Four-Star QB Steve Angeli Commits To Notre Dame Football - Irish IllustratedRivals.com
The four-star prospect is the first quarterback to join the Fighting Irish’s 2022 class.
MLBTR Poll: Grading The JBJ Signing - MLB Trade RumorsMLB Trade Rumors
One of the final high-ranked free agents came off the board Thursday when longtime Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley …
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says offseason could include ‘dramatic changing of personnel’ - syracuse.comsyracuse.com
Boeheim said the offseason could feature a 'dramatic changing of personnel' both in Syracuse and at many schools across the country.
LOOK: J.J. Watt and brothers T.J. and Derek set up outdoor ice bath, share photos of freezing experience - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The third Frozen movie looks good
Exclusive: MacKinnon, Makar injury updates - Colorado Hockey NowColorado Hockey Now
Avalanche fans can breathe a bit easier right now. Colorado Hockey Now has learned that superstar forward Nathan MacKinnon is expected to be on the ice for Friday’s morning skate, and if things check out normally will be in the lineup for the game later that …
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years in prison for rape and sexual assault - CNNCNN
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced this week to 14 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, according to the San Diego County District Attorney's office.
NBA Rumors: This Hornets-Magic trade features Nikola Vucevic - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Charlotte Hornets could use a more dynamic option in the frontcourt at the NBA trade deadline. Could Magic's Nikola Vucevic be an option?
LeBron James takes Giannis Antetokounmpo first in 2021 NBA All-Star draft; Utah Jazz stars go last - ESPNESPN
LeBron James took two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo with the first pick of the All-Star Game draft. Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert of the league-leading Jazz went last.
New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson out for Thursday's game; still on for NBA All-Star Game, sources say - ESPNESPN
New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson sat out Thursday's loss to the Miami Heat because of a right toe issue, but sources told ESPN he is still expected to play in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Yankees prospect Yoendrys Gomez hits 97 on radar gan - New York PostNew York Post
Observations from the Yankees’ spring training game on Wednesday. Prospect watch Yoendrys Gomez came on to pitch the last inning of the Yankees’ 15-0 eight-inning loss to the Phillies in Clearwater…
Islanders' Matt Martin Scores From Behind Goal-line Off Jonas Johansson's Mask - SPORTSNETGoogle News
David Peterson makes early case for Mets rotation spot - New York PostNew York Post
PORT ST. LUCIE — David Peterson should be considered the favorite for the fifth spot in the Mets’ rotation based on his solid rookie season, but every spring camp needs job competition. On Thursday…
Kurelic: On RB recruiting; living up to the hype; a first in 30 plus years - 247Sports247Sports
Talking Ohio State RB recruiting; 5-star living up to the hype; a first in 30 plus years of covering Buckeye recruiting.
Penn State prospect planning first visit to Happy Valley - 247Sports247Sports
Travel plans will depend on the NCAA's decision.
Drayer: Heart of Mariners’ order shows power, Justus Sheffield duels brother - 710 ESPN SeattleMyNorthwest.com
Mitch Haniger kicked off back-to-back homers for the Mariners, while Justus Sheffield had a highlight pitching against his brother.
Michigan State's Aaron Henry dunks all over Michigan's Isaiah Livers with authority - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Aaron Henry threw down a monster slam in the opening minutes of Thursday night's Michigan State Spartans game vs. Michigan Wolverines.
Vaccinations resume at Golden Gate Fields after temporary shutdown due to horse racing protest - BerkeleysideBerkeleyside
The protest by DxE, an animal rights group, interrupted operations at the Golden Gate Fields track on the Berkeley-Albany border.
Settlement OKs return of indoor youth sports in California - KCRA SacramentoKCRA Sacramento
Indoor youth sports can soon resume in California after Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration agreed on Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by two high-school athletes.
Klopp deflated after Chelsea loss - 'We have to win football games' - ESPNESPN
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described Thursday's 1-0 home loss to Chelsea as a "massive blow" as his side set an unwanted club record.
Kevin Garnett announces end of Timberwolves ownership bid with shot at owner Glen Taylor - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Garnett lamented the lack of access to ownership of a franchise he helped build.
Bryson DeChambeau shoots 5-under 67 | Round 1 | Arnold Palmer Invitational | 2021 - PGA TOURGoogle News
Seattle Sounders sign Fredy Montero, marking return of club's all-time leading scorer - MLSsoccer.comMLSsoccer.com
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing The Seattle Sounders have signed forward Fredy Montero, the club announced Thursday, marking a return of the club's record goalscorer. Montero, 33, was an original member of the Sounders' expansion season in 2009, scoring the …
3 hours ago Broncos GM On Von Miller, Drew Lock, Phillip Lindsay - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
George Paton is the Broncos' new GM, and he's got his work cut out for him during his first offseason …
Clayton: Teams on Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s trade list don’t offer what he wants - 710 ESPN SeattleMyNorthwest.com
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is tired of being hit, but the four teams on his list of possible trade destinations won't offer better protection.
Former LSU coach Les Miles accused of inappropriate conduct with female students: report - Fox NewsFox News
Les Miles came under heightened scrutiny Thursday after a report revealed allegations of inappropriate conduct with female students while he was the head football coach at LSU in 2013.
Villanova star point guard Collin Gillespie to miss remainder of season after suffering torn left MCL - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The Wildcats clinched another Big East title with a win vs. Creighton Wednesday night, but it was a pyrrhic victory
Anthony Sherman: It’s on to the next chapter - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Fullback Anthony Sherman said last month that he was heading into free agency with the mindset that he’d take less money to remain with the Chiefs, but it appears he’s decided on a different path. Sherman posted a video to his Twitter account captioned “Thank…
Michigan Football: Could Myles Pollard be next commitment? - GBMWolverineGBMWolverine
Michigan football landed its seventh commitment in the 2022 recruiting class, but here's a look at Myles Pollard, a cornerback who could be joining the Wol...
Identifying Green Bay Packers top 4 needs entering free agency - Packers WireUSA Today
Breaking down the Packers’ biggest needs entering free agency.
Look Inside Carson Wentz's House for Sale in New Jersey - Philadelphia magazinephillymag.com
Since the former Eagles quarterback no longer needs this pleasure dome, maybe you might want it instead. Especially if you’re looking for the Best. Man Cave. Ever.
NBA Star Index: LeBron James continues to make All-Defense case, but Damian Lillard has jumped him in MVP race - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Meanwhile, Joel Embiid put another stamp on his MVP resume with 40 and 19 against the Jazz on Wednesday
Kyle Van Noy remains on Dolphins for now as Miami pursues trading linebacker, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Miami initially planned to release Van Noy after one season in South Florida
Woman seriously injured by falling tree at Sharon Woods is wife of Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama - WLWT CincinnatiWLWT Cincinnati
A woman injured by a falling tree at Sharon Woods is the wife of Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama.
3 great things about Steelers extending Ben Roethlisberger’s contract - Still CurtainStill Curtain
The Steelers will have Ben Roethlisberger for one more season. Here are three great things that come with his new extension.u00a0 Ben Roethlisberger is offici...
Chiefs announce updated name for Arrowhead Stadium, making GEHA Field the new home of the team - CBS SportsCBS Sports
'Arrowhead Stadium' remains the core identity of the venue
4 hours ago Seahawks Release Josh Gordon - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Josh Gordon officially won't be returning to the NFL with the Seahawks. Seattle has released the embattled wide receiver, as …
Thomas Morstead, longtime standout New Orleans Saints punter, released after 12 seasons - ESPNESPN
The New Orleans Saints released Thomas Morstead, who has been one of the NFL's best punters over the past 12 years and was responsible for one of the most iconic moments in franchise history.
Joel Embiid was the 'difference maker' in the 76ers' OT win vs. the Jazz - Jalen | Jalen & Jacoby - ESPNGoogle News
Lionel Messi and Monchi clash in the tunnel - Football EspanaFootball Espana
Barcelona‘s epic Copa del Rey comeback against Sevilla was a heated encounter, with no shortage of bad blood developing between the two clubs this season. Barcelona won 2-0 to progress with the game ending in controversial circumstances, and according to a re…
Lakers remain interested in P.J. Tucker, but Rockets want ‘young player’ - Silver Screen and RollSilver Screen and Roll
The Lakers might not have the assets to pull off a PJ Tucker trade.
Preview: Phoenix Suns set to face Warriors before the All Star Break - Bright Side of the SunBright Side of the Sun
The Suns will look to finish the first half of their season strong with a win over a Pacific Division foe.
Dan Campbell feels ‘pretty good’ about Lions QB situation, but leaving options open - prideofdetroit.comPrideofdetroit.com
Dan Campbell talked about Jared Goff on Thursday... without actually talking about Jared goff.
Keyshawn Johnson is intrigued by Jets GM Joe Douglas' comments about Sam Darnold | KJZ - ESPNGoogle News
Penguins 'should not have altered' photo of masked fans at PPG Paints Arena - Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mike Mayock says Raiders asked too much of failed draft pick Lynn Bowden Jr. - Raiders WireUSA Today
In 2020, the Raiders planned to go to the playoffs. Instead, it was a season full of lessons. That includes learning how to run a franchise during a pandemic, as every NFL team had to do — and stil…
Detroit Lions reportedly to release CB Desmond Trufant, one of last year's big signings - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
By releasing Detroit Trufant, the first of several veterans expected to be cut, the Detroit Lions will create about $6 million in cap space
2021 First Round NFL Mock Draft via PFN's Mock Draft Simulator v 3.0 - Pro Football NetworkPro Football Network
Let's take a look at how the latest 2021 NFL First Round Mock Draft shapes up using the Pro Football Network Mock Draft Simulator.
Lakers' Alex Caruso declined NBA slam dunk contest invite, per report, 'looking forward' to All-Star break - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The fan-favorite guard said he's ready to 'just play some golf' over the All-Star break after a short offseason
Israel Adesanya calls Jon Jones a 'clout trout' as he previews his UFC 259 fight | First Take - ESPNGoogle News
NFL.com Names Colts as AFC’s ‘Free Agent Fit’ for Bears WR Allen Robinson - Stampede BlueStampede Blue
According to NFL.com’s Marc Sessler, the Indianapolis Colts are the AFC’s ‘free agent fit’ for Chicago Bears’ soon-to-be free agent wide receiver Allen Robinson—who may not be able to escape the...
Brandon Marshall on Dak Prescott: “Dallas, You Have Your Guy” - Inside The StarInside The Star
It's a Cowboys Thing
Patriots To Splurge In Free Agency? NFL Insider Points To 'Stack Of Cash' - NESN.comNESN
NFL insider Field Yates explains why he expects Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots to be aggressive in free agency this offseason.
Greg Olsen joining Thomas Davis for dual retirement ceremony - Panthers.comPanthers.com
The two Panthers greats will return to Bank of America Stadium on March 11.
Alex Ovechkin fined $5,000 for spearing Bruins’ Frederic - NHLNBCSports.com
The $5,000 total is the "maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement."