Sports news 08 Mar, 2021
Damian Lillard Hits Game-Winner For Team LeBron To Win 2021 NBA All-Star Game - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Anfernee Simons Wins the 2021 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
High fliers, including Portland’s Anfernee Simons, took to the court at halftime of the All-Star Game.
Maryland basketball falters late, suffers 66-61 loss to Penn State - Testudo TimesTestudo Times
The Terps held a lead until 1:23 remained in the contest.
Stephen Curry Joined LeBron James' Chalk Toss Before 2021 All-Star Game - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Juwan Howard emphatically opposed to sharing Big Ten title with Illinois - 247Sports247Sports
Howard had an emphatic response to the notion that his team wasn’t the outright Big Ten champion.
Detroit Lions have discussed trading Chase Daniel with other teams - prideofdetroit.comPrideofdetroit.com
It doesn’t hurt to try.
Michigan basketball limps into postseason, hoping for good news on Eli Brooks' ankle - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Michigan basketball is entering the Big Ten tournament and NCAA tournament on somewhat shaky ground, especially with Eli Brooks' ankle injury.
Donovan Mitchell Dismisses LeBron James's Comments on Jazz: 'I Really Don't Care' - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
Ahead of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, Mitchell dismissed James' comments made at the Jazz's expense when he left two Utah players until the end of the All-Star Game draft.
Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown bow out of NBA 3-Point Contest as Stephen Curry takes crown - Boston.comBoston.com
Tatum made it to the second round, but he went cold facing Curry and Mike Conley.
Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton is already crushing baseballs: 'Missiles' - New York PostNew York Post
TAMPA — It might be only early March, but Giancarlo Stanton is already putting up some impressive Statcast numbers. Stanton’s first hit of the spring was a double to left on Sunday in a 4-0 win ove…
Multiple teams calling Eagles about Zach Ertz, deal could happen soon, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Ertz is heading into the final year of his contract
Cleveland Browns WR Ryan Switzer says 9-month-old son stable after surgery - ESPNESPN
Browns wide receiver Ryan Switzer said his 9-month-old son is stable after undergoing surgery to stop bleeding.
FC Bayern München vs. Borussia Dortmund - Der Klassiker Worldwide I USA, Brazil, Mexico & More - BundesligaGoogle News
Blake Griffin will sign with Brooklyn Nets, adding depth to their frontcourt - USA TODAYUSA Today
Though he is not the six-time NBA All-Star he once was, Blake Griffin had teams interested in what he could provide.
Where does Justin Fields fall in NFL.com's 2021 analytics mock draft? - Buckeyes WireUSA Today
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is going to go in the first half of the first round of the 2021 NFL draft. You can almost bank on that. But where exactly he lands is up for debate. There are e…
Image of possible new Bengals jersey leaks - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
It’s officially new uniform leakage season. Images of what could be the new uniforms to be worn by the Cincinnati Bengas have emerged on social media, apparently after someone posted one of the new jerseys for sale on eBay. Joe Goodberry says that the leaked …
Bryson DeChambeau leans on putting to outlast Lee Westwood at Arnold Palmer Invitational - ESPNESPN
Bryson DeChambeau received a text message Sunday morning from Tiger Woods to keep fighting, good advice for a final round that turned out to be the toughest at Bay Hill in 41 years.
Game #23: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Open Thread - Blueshirt BanterBlueshirt Banter
After sweeping the New Jersey Devils in a two game weekend series, the Rangers have a quick turnaround tonight. They’ve flown to Pittsburgh to take on Sidney Crosby, Kristopher Letang, and the rest...
Kyle Larson pulls away at Vegas, ices first Cup Series victory since 2019 - NASCARNASCAR
Kyle Larson powered to his first victory of the NASCAR Cup Series season Sunday, pulling away down the stretch at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Julius Randle needed 4-year-old son's reality check to become All-Star - New York PostNew York Post
Julius Randle knew something was wrong with him last March when his young son Kyden began mimicking his anguished demeanor on the court. Kyden was playing basketball on his miniature hoop and score…
Mariners’ Logan Gilbert impresses vs Angels, while Marco Gonzales faces off with Ichiro - 710 ESPN SeattleMyNorthwest.com
The Mariners split squad day was highlighted by Logan Gilbert shining in Cactus League play and M's legends stealing the spotlight elsewhere.
Latest On Browns' Receivers - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
The Browns are coming off their most successful season in decades, but they've got very important questions to figure out …
Jan Blachowicz: Israel Adesanya ‘going to remember me until the end of his life’ for UFC 259 loss - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
The UFC light heavyweight champion reflects on being the first in MMA to hand Israel Adesanya a loss.
Mets takeaways from 4-4 tie with Marlins, including Jonathan Villar's three-run homer - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The Mets and Marlins reached a stalemate, 4-4, in their spring training matchup at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie on Sunday.
165 LBS: #1 Alex Marinelli (Iowa) vs. #3 Ethan Smith (OSU) | 2021 B1G Wrestling Championships - Big Ten NetworkGoogle News
How about a Deshaun Watson for Kyler Murray trade? - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
It’s one thing for slappies like me to spitball about a potential Deshaun Watson for Kyler Murray trade. It’s another for John McClain of the Houston Chronicle to suggest it. A week after McClain wrote that the Texans should accept reality and trade Watson, M…
Texas Longhorns' Charli Collier, projected top pick, declares for WNBA draft - ESPNESPN
Texas center/forward Charli Collier declared for the WNBA draft on Sunday.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver supports new league that pays high schoolers $100,000 - CNBCCNBC
The NBA boss said the Overtime league is good for basketball and mentioned NBA would pay attention.
James Harden fires back at 'no credibility' Antoine Walker with brutal... - Heat NationHeat Nation
Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden offered up a stinging shot at former Miami Heat forward Antoine Walker, who had shown disdain for the way Harden plays the game. https://twitter.com/MikeAScotto/status/1368636372010012677 Harden, who was dealt to the Nets in J…
Spring Training Miscellany: Jake Returns, Adbert Struggles, Tony Moonshots, More - bleachernation.combleachernation.com
It was nice to see Jake Arrieta back in a Cubs uniform, and always nice to see Anthony Rizzo sending shots to the moon.
Brooks Koepka withdraws from THE PLAYERS Championship - pgatour.compgatour.com
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Eight-time PGA TOUR winner Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the 2021 PLAYERS Championship due to injury.
Here’s the complete 2021 SEC basketball tournament bracket, tip-off times, TV schedule - AL.comAL.com
Tournament begins Wednesday in Nashville
Big hits from Pache and Swanson lead Braves to 5-4 victory over Red Sox - Talking ChopTalking Chop
Charlie Morton and the Braves’ bullpen look solid in victory over Boston.
Pirates rout Orioles, surpass win total from last spring training - TribLIVETribLIVE
Derek Shelton started to chuckle before a question was finished being asked about his team’s Grapefruit League record . “The spring training record does not matter,” Shelton said after the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 4-3-1 with a 13-1 vic…
What the 49ers Should Ask the Patriots to Trade for Jimmy Garoppolo - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
Laying out the exact trade offer the San Francisco 49ers should demand from the New England Patriots for Jimmy Garoppolo.
Oregon State men’s basketball has an unusual fan in USC, which is making it clear on Twitter: beat Oregon - OregonLiveOregonLive
The Trojans need a Duck loss to Oregon State to win the Pac-12 regular season championship
Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball: Greg Gard unloads on Big Ten officials after loss to Iowa - Bucky's 5th QuarterBucky's 5th Quarter
We have NEVER seen Gard this heated.
Rangers fans defy lockdown to celebrate 1st title in decade - Fox NewsFox News
Waving flags emblazoned with “Champions 55” and setting off flares, Rangers supporters defied the pandemic lockdown to gather in their thousands to celebrate the decade-long title drought ending Sunday.
Can Roger Federer Be Roger Federer Again? - The New York TimesNew York Times
He has 20 Grand Slam titles, but he is 39 and has not played competitively in more than a year. That changes this week in Qatar.
New York Islanders beat Buffalo Sabres, 5-2, three times in a row - Lighthouse HockeyLighthouse Hockey
The Islanders resist a late push to bank two more points and another regulation win.
Manchester United brings Manchester City's 21-match winning streak to an end - CNN InternationalCNN
Manchester United ended Manchester City's 21-game winning streak with a brilliantly executed 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Welcome to March: No. 9 Houston survives Memphis on improbable buzzer-beating heave - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Memphis appeared to force overtime with 1.7 seconds remaining.
Cubs reliever Pedro Strop violates MLB’s COVID-19 rules - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is away from the team after he violated baseball’s COVID-19 protocols. The 35-year-old Strop is in camp on a minor league deal. The Cubs said Major League Baseball will decide when Strop is allowed to rejoi…
Florida vs. Tennessee - Game Recap - March 7, 2021 - ESPNESPN
Get a recap of the Florida Gators vs. Tennessee Volunteers basketball game.
Barcelona presidential favourite Joan Laporta stirs controversy with comments in viral clip - Football EspanaFootball Espana
Joan Laporta stirred controversy on Sunday evening, appearing in a video that went viral on social media where he appeared to ask an underage girl to call him when she turns 18. Laporta is the favourite in the Barcelona presidential election that has taken pl…
Back to back! NC State beats Louisville for 2nd straight ACC women’s basketball tournament title - Backing The PackBacking The Pack
Of course they’d have to come back one more time, and of course they did it again. What more can you say about this NC State team, how tough it is, how near-impossible it is to put away. The...
Three MLB players away from teams after breaking COVID protocols - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Franmil Reyes, Jose Ramirez and Pedro Strop will be sidelined for a few days
Digging Deeper Into Liverpool’s Spirit-Crushing Loss Against Fulham - The Liverpool OffsideSB Nation
We we take a closer look at some of the whys and hows of the match as the Reds were defeated for the sixth straight match at Anfield
Sixers' Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons won't play in NBA All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons won't play in Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing. By Noah Levick
Tim Patrick: Drew Lock is doing the small things to become a great QB - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The Broncos have been the subject of several quarterback rumors this offseason. Head coach Vic Fangio even said a few days ago that Drew Lock should expect to have some competition for the upcoming season. But one of Lock’s teammates thinks the quarterback is…
Cowboys’ Lamb is Already Preparing for 2021 Season - Inside The StarInside The Star
It's a Cowboys Thing
Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid | LALIGA HIGHLIGHTS | 3/7/2021 | beIN SPORTS USA - beIN SPORTS USAGoogle News
If Seahawks trade Russell Wilson, what’s their plan at quarterback? - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
As a sense of unease and dysfunction hovers over the relationship between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, a persistent question emerges regarding the aftermath of a potential trade. If Wilson goes, who replaces him at quarterback? The Seahawks don’t keep a h…
WATCH: Notre Dame Recruits Return to the Gridiron - 247Sports247Sports
Several Notre Dame recruits competed in shortened seasons over the weekend. Irish Illustrated breaks down highlights from a half-dozen recruits.
College basketball rankings: UConn enters Top 25 And 1 as Huskies extend winning streak to four games - CBS SportsCBS Sports
UConn is heating up at the right time while quickly emerging as a favorite to win the Big East Tournament
Shiffrin left fuming over start delay after GS loss - SkiRacing.com - SkiRacing.comSkiracing.com
JASNA, Slovakia – Mikaela Shiffrin slammed Slovakian race organizers after a women’s World Cup giant slalom Sunday, calling them “unprofessional” for making her wait in the start gate before her final run for what she felt was too long. Holding a slim lead fr…
Bay Area hotel declares bankruptcy, kicks out all of its guests, including NHL team - SF GateSFGate
A Bay Area hotel's abrupt closure left guests scrambling to find accommodations —...
Dominick Cruz explains callout of Monster Energy’s Hans Molenkamp; Dana White disapproves - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
Dominick Cruz was serious about calling out Hans Molenkamp, an employee of Monster Energy.
Sunday Missouri Valley Conference Championship Odds & Pick for Drake vs. Loyola Chicago (March 7) - The Action NetworkThe Action Network
MVC Championship Odds Drake vs. Loyola Chicago Drake Odds +7.5 Loyola Chicago Odds -7.5 Moneyline +260/-350 Over/Under 127.5 Time Sunday, 2:10 p.m. ET
Appalachian State vs. Coastal Carolina Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 3-7-2021 - Winners and WhinersWinners and Whiners
Can the Chanticleers take down Appalachian State in the semifinal round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Sunday?
Ohio State's Next Great Quarterback? Kyle McCord Enters Starting Competition As True Freshman with Track Recor - Eleven WarriorsEleven Warriors
Our three-part series on Ohio State's quarterbacks concludes with Kyle McCord, who looks to win the Buckeyes' starting job as a true freshman after an illustrious high school career.