Sports news 12 Feb, 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympics president announces resignation following sexist remarks - CNN InternationalCNN
Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori said he will resign due to the fallout after sexist remarks he made at a meeting were leaked to the public.
Carmelo Anthony Threes, 30 From Lillard Overcome Sixers - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
The Blazers take the season series from one of the best teams in the East.
Aric Almirola and Austin Dillon win qualifying races for Daytona 500 - ESPNESPN
Aric Almirola and Austin Dillon won the two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 on Thursday.
Stephen Curry Drops 40 Points With 10 Threes vs. Magic | Feb. 11, 2021 - Golden State WarriorsGoogle News
Report: Kris Bryant Trade Talks Resume Between Mets and Cubs - metsmerizedonline.commetsmerizedonline.com
As the great Al Pacino once famously said in the infamous Godfather III movie, "just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!" This phrase could be used to resemble trade talks
NBA Rumors: This Lakers-Pelicans trade features JJ Redick to LA - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Los Angeles Lakers could look to add another piece at the NBA trade deadline. Could New Orleans Pelicans' JJ Redick be an option?
Why Celtics rookie Payton Pritchard is the most important player you've never heard of on an NBA contender - ESPNESPN
The rookie guard has provided an unexpected boost to the Celtics' offense this season.
Stephen Curry Shakes His Head In Disbelief After Making Smooth Side-Step Three - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Serena Williams "It's about surviving" on-court interview (3R) | Australian Open 2021 - Australian Open TVGoogle News
UFC 258: Kamaru Usman set to break Georges St-Pierre’s record — and Dana White couldn’t be happier - MMA ManiaMMA Mania
UFC 258 preview: Dana White celebrates the rise of Kamaru Usman, who can break Georges St-Pierre’s welterweight record by defeating Gilbert Burns this weekend (Feb. 13) at APEX center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Detroit Pistons' cold night shooting spoils Dennis Smith Jr.'s debut; 111-95 loss to Pacers - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Josh Jackson led the Detroit Pistons with 18 points off of the bench, but Detroit couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from the 3-point line.
Bluefield College forfeits basketball game after players are suspended for kneeling during national anthem - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The NAIA school in Virginia made the decision after players kneeled during several games in January and February
5 takeaways as Semi Ojeleye sparks Celtics’ comfortable win over Raptors - Boston.comBoston.com
Semi Ojeleye put in 24 points to lead the Celtics.
What happens to Super Bowl 55 gear made for Kansas City Chiefs after they lost? - USA TODAYUSA Today
The Kansas City Chiefs lost Super Bowl 55. But what happens to the shirts and hats they would have received if they had won?
Trevor Bauer's Dodgers press conference fell way short - The AthleticThe Athletic
The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner's introductory presser with L.A. media could've gone so much better.
Ex-Giant Alex Tanney gets job on Eagles' coaching staff - New York PostNew York Post
A former New York Giants veteran quarterback now has a coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles. No, it’s not Eli Manning. Two days after quarterback Alex Tanney, 33, retired from the Giants, he r…
ESPN finds a free agent fit for the Vikings - Daily NorsemanDaily Norseman
Yes, the Vikings get to do free agency, too
Mariners reportedly in agreement with RHP Ken Giles on multi-year deal - Lookout LandingLookout Landing
A long-term fix for a short-term problem
Cleveland Indians sign OF Billy Hamilton to minor-league deal with spring training invite: Report - cleveland.comcleveland.com
Hamitlon played six seasons for Cincinnati where he developed a reputation for his defense and base-stealing ability
Husker Men's Basketball Schedule Update (Feb. 11) - University of Nebraska - huskers.comHuskers.com
<strong>Lincoln - </strong>The Big Ten Conference announced additional changes to Nebraska's upcoming men's basketball schedule Thursday evening.
What you need to know about new Red Sox outfielder Franchy Cordero - Boston.comBoston.com
Details on one of the players Boston received in the Andrew Benintendi trade.
Valparaiso alumni react to retiring of Crusader mascot: 'What's the problem with changing it?' - The Times of Northwest Indiananwitimes.com
"If the symbol that happens to represent the university makes people feel some sort of negative cognition, then change it," said Valpo alum Adam Amin. "What’s the problem with changing
Matthew Stafford, wife give generous gift to city of Detroit - Fox NewsFox News
Matt Stafford spent 12 seasons with the Detroit Lions. And even though he will be under center for the Los Angeles Rams next season, Stafford and his wife have decided to leave a gift to the city that welcomed him with open arms when he was drafted No. 1 over…
Date scheduled for Alabama's annual spring game - Touchdown Alabama MagazineTdalabamamag.com
All signs are pointing to the University of Alabama having spring football. The Coronavirus pandemic canceled spring activities last year, but the Crimson Tide will have an A-Day game this year. RELATED: Alabama’s Matt Rhea is getting Will Anderson stronger f…
Trae Young fined $20K for berating official after game-ending no-call vs. Mavericks - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The NBA added that Young was wrong about the no-call in a statement.
Tennessee football staff update: New RB coach, defensive names floated - All for TennesseeAllfortennessee.com
Things continue to stay close to the vest for Tennessee football under Josh Heupel. Whether or not that's by design remains up in the air, but there at lea...
Philadelphia Eagles to attend Trevor Lawrence's Pro Day - Eagles WireUSA Today
Crazy things happen during the NFL draft and although Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to go No. 1 overall to Jacksonville, the Eagles are doing their due diligence on the All-Americ…
Al Washington turns down Tennessee to stay at Ohio State at a crucial time for Buckeyes linebackers - cleveland.comcleveland.com
Ohio State linebackers coach Al Washington reportedly turned down Tennessee's offer to become defensive coordinator in order to remain with the Buckeyes.
Breakdown: Purdue's loss at Minnesota - Rivals.com - PurdueRivals.com
Breaking down Purdue's heartbreaking loss at Minnesota.
Olympian Klete Keller hit with 7-count indictment for Capitol riot - New York PostNew York Post
Two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Klete Keller has been hit with a seven-count indictment for storming the US Capitol last month, court papers reveal. Keller, 38, was originally charged with t…
Phoenix Suns keep rolling, face Joel Embiid, East-leading 76ers next - The Arizona RepublicGoogle News
Former Longhorns head coach officially joins Urban Meyer's staff in Jacksonville - Longhorns WireUSA Today
Former Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has officially been hired by Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
'I'll call Messi, tell me when and where!' - Guardiola challenges Bayern Munich to sextuple showdown agains... - Goal.comSporting News
Pep Guardiola has challenged Hansi Flick and Bayern Munich to a ‘battle of the sextuples’ after the Bundesliga giants matched his Barcelona team’s achievement with a sixth straight trophy.
Khamzat Chimaev out against Leon Edwards due to COVID-19, Dana White says - ESPNESPN
Khamzat Chimaev is out for his March 13 bout against Leon Edwards due to lingering physical effects caused by COVID-19, UFC president Dana White told ESPN.
Ravens hold all the cards in Orlando Brown trade and should move slowly - Ravens WireUSA Today
Baltimore Ravens tackle Orlando Brown Jr. has made it clear he believes he’s a left tackle and, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, he’d like to be traded to a team willing t…
2 more Flyers added to COVID protocol list, team's total number grows to 5 - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Jakub Voracek and Morgan Frost were added to NHL's COVID protocol list Thursday. By Jordan Hall
Neymar injured AGAIN! Is it the PSG star's fault or does he deserve more protection? | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
What will Seahawks do at QB if Russell Wilson wants out? | Pro Football Talk | NBC Sports - NBC SportsGoogle News
Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis says he's being careful with Achilles issue - ESPNESPN
The Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis says he's being careful with an Achilles issue.
Guard pegged as Bills' 'free agency need' by B/R - Bills WireUSA Today
A great 2020 season has come and gone for the Buffalo Bills, but that doesn’t mean it was perfect. The team will look to improve this offseason prior. In doing so, free agency will be up firs…
Updated odds of landing spots for Deshaun Watson, Sam Darnold, other QBs - 49ers Webzone49ers Webzone
Deshaun Watson wants out of Houston. There is a lot of speculation surrounding the future of Sam Darnold. Now, Russell Wilson is expressing his own frustrations in Seattle. It could be a wild offseaso
Greg Bird signs with Rockies in latest attempt to resurrect career - New York PostNew York Post
Greg Bird is returning to his roots in his latest attempt to resurrect his baseball career. The former Yankees first baseman signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, th…
Anthony Lynn says it’s “not my call” whether he deserved to be fired - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Anthony Lynn spent four seasons as the Chargers’ head coach, guiding the team to a 33-31 record over that time. Los Angeles finished 9-7 and 12-4 in Lynn’s first two years. After a 5-11 record in 2019, the club started 3-9 in 2020 before rallying to win four …
Dana White: UFC has not moved on from Khabib Nurmagomedov – ‘Khabib is the champion’ - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
Four months after announcing his retirement, Khabib Nurmagomedov is still the UFC’s lightweight champion.
NFL Execs Discuss Top Story Lines of Another Unusual Offseason - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
The 2020 season may be over, but the challenges associated with it are not. Here’s how the 2021 offseason will be different.
Raiders planning to release WR Tyrell Williams at start of new league year - NFL.comNFL News
The Las Vegas Raiders are set to release wide receiver Tyrell Williams at the start of the new league year in March, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Thursday.
Samson: What Mark Cuban is saying by not wanting to play the national anthem before games - CBS SportsCBS Sports
David Samson broke down the recent controversy regarding the national anthem
Report: Colts Have Offered At Least Two 2nd Round Picks for Eagles QB Carson Wentz - Stampede BlueStampede Blue
According to NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski, the Indianapolis Colts have offered a draft compensation package that is highlighted by two second round picks, but have so far, refused to include a first...
Source -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady to have minor knee surgery during offseason - ESPNESPN
Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will undergo a minor surgical procedure on his knee this offseason, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Iowa St. at Kansas Picks, Odds, & Betting Lines - Thu 02/11 4:00 PM PST - SportsLineSportsLine
Picks, odds, and game forecast for Iowa St. at Kansas on Fri 02/12 12:00 AM UTC in Kansas
Browns waive Robert Jackson - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The Browns announced Thursday they have waived cornerback Robert Jackson. Jackson, 27, played 10 games for the Browns last season, mostly on special teams. He made six tackles, no interceptions and a pass breakup. He saw action on only six defensive snaps. Ja…
Troy Aikman thinks Cowboys need to sign Dak Prescott quickly – or else - New York PostNew York Post
As the contract standoff between the Cowboys and Dak Prescott continues, the last quarterback to win a Super Bowl for the franchise believes there’s only one answer. After Prescott suffered a…
Kendrick Perkins breaks down NBA tweets: LeBron's GOAT talk and Kevin Durant saying 'Free me!' - ESPNGoogle News
Karl-Anthony Towns says he was 'happy I was alive' after being hit by drunk driver - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Karl-Anthony Towns returned to the court Wednesday after missing 13 games.
2021 NFL Mock Draft | Miami Dolphins trade down with Carolina Panthers in not one, but two EXPERT mock drafts - The PhinsiderThe Phinsider
Tis the season for NFL mock drafts!
Isaac Okoro frustrated after Cavs blowout loss to Nuggets: ‘We can’t allow this ever again’ - Cavaliers NationCavaliersnation.com
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their fifth consecutive game on Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets. Wednesday’s loss was particularly bad, as the Cavs were blown out 133-95 in a lackluster effort.
How Christian Djoos went from waivers to regular for Detroit Red Wings - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
The Detroit Red Wings claimed Christian Djoos one month ago, after he was waived by Anaheim
Staggering Spartans struggling with play of point guards - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State coach Tom Izzo bowed his head and pressed his palms over his masked face as a simple situation resulted in yet...
FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Thursday 2/11/21 - numberFirenumberFire
Can Chris Boucher keep his hot streak going against the Boston Celtics? Who should we be targeting on Thursday's five-game slate?
West Virginia football has set 2021 schedule - West Virginia FootballRivals.com
West Virginia football has released the 2021 schedule.