Sports news 11 Mar, 2021
Bubble Watch Live: Duke, Syracuse are surging, Xavier is falling and UNC is going to the 2021 NCAA Tournament - The AthleticThe Athletic
Eamonn Brennan will lead readers through conference championship week.
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Meyers Leonard's use of anti-Semitic slur 'distasteful and hurtful' - ESPNESPN
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Meyers Leonard's recent use of an anti-Semitic slur "was extremely distasteful and hurtful."
Patriots' N'Keal Harry Drawing Trade Interest - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Several wide receivers from the 2019 draft class have become standouts. Despite being a first-round pick, N'Keal Harry is not …
LaMarcus Aldridge destinations: Five potential fits for Spurs forward after he and team agree to part ways - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Aldridge is struggling mightily so far this season
Za'Darius Smith: 'I want to be a Packer for life' - Packers WireUSA Today
Could Za’Darius Smith be hinting at a future contract extension with the Packers?
2 hours ago NFL Announces Compensatory Picks For 2021 Draft - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
The NFL has awarded compensatory draft picks for teams in the 2021 draft. These picks are awarded to the teams …
Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant to get more imaging on injured hamstring - ESPNESPN
Nets star Kevin Durant will get more imaging done on his injured hamstring next week. Meanwhile, newly acquired Blake Griffin won't play Thursday against the Celtics.
UNC's Garrison Brooks Not Expected to Play in Notre Dame Game - 247Sports247Sports
The UNC vs, Notre Dame game tips off at 9:10 PM on the ACC Network on Wednesday.
Ex-Yankees star Johnny Damon says he's a 'Trump supporter' during arrest, video shows - Fox NewsFox News
Former New York Yankees star Johnny Damon struggled with officers during his recent arrest, bodycam footage released by the Windermere Police Department shows.
Jaguars Seeking Running Back Help - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
As any fantasy GM who landed James Robinson last season can attest to, the Jaguars did well by signing the …
Ron Rivera didn't want blame if Alex Smith reinjured leg: 'I struggled with that every day' - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The WFT coach didn't contest some of his former quarterback's recent critical comments over not being wanted.
PSG vs. Barcelona recap: First half an ABSOLUTE DISGRACE from PSG - Julien Laurens | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
Texas Rangers allowing 100% capacity at stadium for opening day - CBS NewsCBS News
After opening day, the Rangers will switch to a system where certain sections will allow for "distanced seating."
Say hello to Matt Manning’s new little friend - Bless You BoysBless You Boys
Detroit’s highly-heralded pitching prospect already had a lot going for him, but his newest pitch could be a difference-maker.
'Hell of a quarterback': Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey defends QB Teddy Bridgewater - USA TODAYUSA Today
Although rumors are swirling about the future of the QB position for the Panthers, RB Christian McCaffrey defended the passer already on the roster.
UFC Vegas 21: Leon Edwards Plans To Be Second UK Champion - UFC - Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipGoogle News
'Healthy' QB Dak Prescott eyes leading Dallas Cowboys to next year's Super Bowl - ESPNESPN
QB Dak Prescott talked about his new contract with the Cowboys on Wednesday, and he's already thinking about next February and Super Bowl LVI. "That's my plan, get a parade in Dallas," Prescott said.
Liverpool 2-0 RB Leipzig: Jürgen Klopp's reaction - Liverpool FCLiverpool FC
Jürgen Klopp declared himself 'very happy' after Liverpool advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League by beating RB Leipzig 2-0 on Wednesday evening.
NBA DFS, 2021: Top FanDuel, DraftKings tournament picks, advice for March 10 from a daily Fantasy pro - SportsLine.com - SportsLineSportsLine
Before setting your NBA DFS lineups on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel for Wednesday, March 10, you NEED to see what Mike McClure has to say...
Browns have about $25 million in cap space heading into free agency with NFL cap set at $182.5 million - cleveland.comcleveland.com
The Browns have about $25 million in cap space heading into free agency; NFL cap set at $182.5 million.
The last stories of Joe Tait, voice of the Cavaliers and a friend to so many – Terry Pluto - cleveland.comcleveland.com
Veteran Cavaliers basketball broadcaster Joe Tait died at the age of 83, but his voice still booms in the memories of Cavs fans.
Life after Trent Brown: Where do Las Vegas Raiders go at right tackle? - Silver And Black PrideSilver And Black Pride
Longtime starter Riley Reiff enters open market
Derrius Guice accuser reveals identity as LSU sexual assault victims testify at Capitol - The AdvocateThe Advocate
Appearing before a committee at the state Capitol on Wednesday, Abby Owens identified herself publicly for the first time as a survivor of a sexual assault by former LSU football
NBA trade rumors: Kyle Lowry not expected to be traded before deadline - PhillyVoice.comPhillyVoice.com
The Toronto Raptors are expected to hold onto Kyle Lowry through the March 25th trade deadline, according to a new report from Raptors reporter Michael Grange of Rogers Sportsnet.
Lions not satisfied with Jared Goff as 2021 NFL Draft approaches - With the First PickWith the First Pick
After 11 years with Matthew Stafford as the franchise quarterback, the Detroit Lions decided theyu2019d do right by their longtime signal-caller and trade hi...
Cardinals release Robert Alford - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Cornerback Robert Alford signed with the Cardinals in 2019, but he will leave the team without ever playing a game for them. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that the Cardinals released Alford on Wednesday. Alford broke his leg before the 2019 s…
As committee gauges its protocols, all a team needs to play in NCAA tournament is five healthy players - ESPNESPN
In explaining a number of contingencies that could come into play during the NCAA tournament, the committee said Wednesday that if a team is exposed to COVID-19, as long as it has five healthy players, a game can go on.
Manchester City bounce back emphatically v. Southampton | Premier League Update | NBC Sports - NBC SportsGoogle News
Petr Yan's coach clears up corner confusion in UFC 259 DQ loss to Aljamain Sterling - MMA JunkieUSA Today
According to Marcos DaMatta, nobody specifically yelled for Petr Yan to knee Aljamain Sterling while he was grounded.
Georgetown 68, Marquette 49: The Golden Eagles' season ends in ugly fashion - Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Golden Eagles had the same problems that so often plagued them: cold shooting, careless turnovers and unfocused defensive effort.
Post sports reporters remember when COVID-19 took over: 'I had no clue' - New York PostNew York Post
One year ago this week, COVID-19 brought the sports world to a halt. Some of The Post’s sports reporters reflect on their experiences before all the leagues shut down. By Marc Berman, Knicks beat w…
2021 NBA 'Earned Edition' jerseys: Grades for all 16 new uniforms including the Lakers, Celtics and Nets - CBS SportsCBS Sports
No jersey is safe from my criticism
Seahawks Mailbag: Free agency, The NFL's Salary Cap Crunch & More - Seahawks.comSeahawks.com
You had Seahawks questions; we have answers.
Unfinished work at a Players Championship that didn't start - Fox NewsFox News
Hideki Matsuyama made a 25-foot eagle putt on his final hole of the first round at The Players Championship and earned a spot in the record book as the ninth player to post a 63 at the TPC Sawgrass.
Giants cut Kevin Zeitler, paving way for possible reunion with Bengals - Bengals WireUSA Today
The Cincinnati Bengals could have another shot at Kevin Zeitler now that he has been released by the New York Giants.
Ravens tender Gus Edwards, Trystan Colon-Castillo, and Kristian Welch - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta said on Tuesday that the team would have running back Gus Edwards back for the 2021 season under the restricted free agent tender or with a long-term contract. On Wednesday, the team moved closer to making Edwards’ return h…
Disney’s new hockey deal will see over 1,000 NHL games stream on ESPN Plus - The VergeThe Verge
The NHL has signed a major new distribution deal with Disney that will see over 1,000 NHL games stream on ESPN Plus, including 75 exclusive games per season that will debut on Hulu and ESPN Plus.
Jeff Long out as Kansas athletic director days after school ousted football coach Les Miles - ESPNESPN
Jeff Long is stepping down as Kansas' athletic director just days after the university ousted football coach Les Miles amid allegations of inappropriate behavior by Miles toward female students while he was coach at LSU.
Chelsea loanee Malang Sarr helps Porto eliminate Juventus in Champions League - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Remember the name?
Calipari says Terrence Clarke has returned to practice, now scrimmaging - kentuckysportsradio.comkentuckysportsradio.com
Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke has returned to practice and is now scrimmaging with the team leading up to the SEC Tournament
One-and-done: Short-handed Miami defeats Clemson in ACC Tournament - TigerNetTigerNet
Down to just six scholarship players and playing a second game in 24 hours, Miami was supposed to the tired team. It was the No. 13 seed Hurricanes, however, who played clutch defense and put together a strong second half in defeating 5-seed Clemson in the se…
Safety Kenny Vaccaro joins Malcolm Butler as a Tennessee Titans salary cap casualty - ESPNESPN
The Titans released safety Kenny Vaccaro and officially announced Malcolm Butler was being released on Wednesday.
Can the Bears Use Russell Wilson as Leverage to Acquire Deshaun Watson? - On Tap Sports NetOn Tap Sports Net
Do the Bears have better leverage in the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes thanks to the Russell Wilson sweepstakes?
WATCH: Highlights from Florida State's first spring practice - 247Sports247Sports
It's good to see the 'Noles back out on the field.
MLS announces 2021 season home openers for all 27 clubs; season kicks off April 16 - MLSsoccer.comMLSsoccer.com
Major League Soccer’s 26th season will kick off on Friday, April 16 with all five national broadcast partners showcasing matches on their networks, including the highly anticipated first match of expansion side Austin FC, the league announced Wednesday. View …
Saquon Barkley's Giants future gets complicated after fifth-year option - New York PostNew York Post
Injuries can change the course of careers. Major injuries often lead to detours. Saquon Barkley is rehabbing after Oct. 30 surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in hi…
Bruins Injuries: Updates From Don Sweeney On All Sidelined Players - NESN.comNESN
The Boston Bruins have a handful of players dealing with injuries, and general manager Don Sweeney shared updates on them Wednesday.
Allen Robinson and NFL history's most cursed wide receivers - Pro Football NetworkPro Football Network
WR Allen Robinson appears trapped with the Chicago Bears for now. Can he escape the fate of history's other unluckiest wide receivers?
Michigan basketball will try to ‘keep the ship afloat’ until Eli Brooks returns - MLive.commlive.com
Brooks has an injured ankle.
What Yankees’ Zack Britton now is saying about Domingo German, who apologized for domestic violence - NJ.comnj.com
New York Yankees reliever Zack Britton was critical of pitcher Domingo German during an early spring training interview for his September 2019 domestic violence incident.
Michigan's Hunter Dickinson takes exception to Illinois' Big Ten regular season title claim - 247Sports247Sports
Rory McIlroy Says Tiger Woods 'Doing Better,' Could Return Home Next Week - TMZTMZ
Rory McIlroy -- one of Tiger Woods' best friends on the PGA Tour -- says Tiger is "doing better" after his horrific car crash ... and could be discharged from the hospital in the next week or so.
49ers free agency: Emmanuel Sanders would be an ideal fit for San Francisco - Niners NationNiners Nation
A potential reunion? The 49ers have a need at WR3
WR John Brown, DL Quinton Jefferson released buffalobills.com - BuffaloBills.comBuffaloBills.com
The Bills released wide receiver John Brown and defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson on Wednesday afternoon.
NCAA Reveals Official Psych Sheets, Cutlines For 2021 Men's NCAA Champs - SwimSwamSwimSwam
The NCAA has released its official psych sheets (along with the invite line) for the 2021 Men's NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Shaquil Barrett and the Bucs have reportedly begun contract discussions - Bucs NationBucs Nation
General manager Jason Licht and his staff have a lot of work to do with this one.
Mailbag: Kyle Lowry trade proposals, buyout options, and biggest deadline needs - PhillyVoice.comPhillyVoice.com
Coming out of the All-Star break, the Sixers sit first in the Eastern Conference, boast an MVP candidate at center, and they appear to have dodged two COVID-sized bullets for the time being. Life is good, which means it's time for a mailbag while we wait for …
What we learned from the Flyers’ hard fought shootout win over the Sabres - Broad Street HockeyBroad Street Hockey
Some observations for your morning...