Sports news 13 Feb, 2021
LeBron James, Richard Jefferson engage in hilarious postgame interview | NBA on ESPN - ESPNGoogle News
Australian Open Day 6: Daniil Medvedev survives, while Karolina Pliskova melts down - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The Australian Open's first day without spectators was an eventful one.
Lakers vs Grizzlies Final Score: L.A. finally wins a game in regulation - Silver Screen and RollSilver Screen and Roll
The Lakers looked set to avoid overtime either way when they fell behind early against the Grizzlies on Friday, but turned the game into a blowout in the other direction with a strong second half.
Blazers Rout Cavaliers for 15th Win - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
With Damian Lillard scoring and dishing, Cleveland never had a chance.
Chris Doyle resigns from Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff after backlash, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Doyle's resignation comes just one day after his hiring was announced
Brooklyn Nets star James Harden sorry for how his tenure with the Houston Rockets ended - USA TODAYUSA Today
James Harden apologizes for how his tenure with the Houston Rockets ended last month and wishes it could have gone smoother.
Mitchell Robinson injury shatters big reason for Knicks' success - New York PostNew York Post
WASHINGTON — The president of the Knicks, Leon Rose, made a surprise visit to Washington on Friday night, taking in just his second road game, sitting courtside a few feet from senior VP William We…
Recap: Denver Nuggets gut out sloppy performance, steal 98-95 win from Oklahoma City Thunder - Denver StiffsDenver Stiffs
It wasn’t pretty but we’ll take it
Career night for rookie Saddiq Bey powers Detroit Pistons to victory over Boston Celtics - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Saddiq Bey set the Detroit Pistons' rookie record for 3-pointers in a game during his 30-point, 12-rebound performance. He hit seven 3-pointers.
Wild Wrecks in the NextEra Energy 250 | Extended Truck Series Highlights from Daytona - NASCARGoogle News
Recently-released DE JJ Watt shouldn't be among 49ers free agent targets - Niners WireUSA Today
The San Francisco 49ers shouldn’t be among the teams trying to sign free agent DE JJ Watt after the Houston Texans released him.
Would Nets be interested in Hawks’ John Collins? That’s just the first question! - NetsDailyNetsDaily
For the second year in a row, John Collins, the Hawks’ 23-year-old power forward, is rumored to be available despite his big numbers ... and that Atlanta is contending for a playoff spot. So, Sam...
Bill Russell reminds people of his accomplishments in greatest athlete of all-time debate - Boston.comBoston.com
Tom Brady's most recent Super Bowl win has sparked the debate on who is the best athlete ever.
Final Score: Spurs 125, Hawks 114 - Pounding The RockPounding The Rock
An offensive explosion and defensive excellence propel the Spurs to their best win of the year.
Gymnastics Goes 198.050 Against No. 1 Florida - LSU Tigers - LSUSports.netLSUSports.net
BATON ROUGE - The second-ranked LSU Gymnastics team (4-1, 3-1 SEC) earned a 198-plus team score in a thriller against No. 1 Florida (5-0, 4-0 SEC) Friday night inside the PMAC.
Jessica Pegula vs Kristina Mladenovic Match Highlights (3R) | Australian Open 2021 - Australian Open TVGoogle News
Bluefield College basketball players to stay in locker room during anthem to avoid having 'season taken away from us' - ESPNESPN
Bluefield College players have decided to stay in the locker room during the pregame playing of the national anthem for the rest of the season rather than risk the potential penalty of additional game forfeitures, forward Stanley Christian said Friday.
Mets GM Zack Scott says team 'not done' with offseason moves - New York PostNew York Post
The Mets’ top baseball executives have arrived in Florida, many of them quarantining in preparation for pitchers and catchers to show up and launch what figures to be an unwelcomely unique campaign…
What KD is expecting against Steph, Dubs in Bay Area return - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
Kevin Durant knows what to expect from his old team.
Charlottesville Wing Justin Taylor Gets Tar Heel Offer - 247Sports247Sports
The junior wing is a highly regarded perimeter shooter.
Troy Aikman: Cowboys should hurry up and sign Dak Prescott long term - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The names read like a list of no names, never weres and has beens: Quincy Carter, Anthony Wright, Ryan Leaf, Clint Stoerner, Chad Hutchinson, Drew Henson, Vinny Testaverde and Drew Bledsoe. That’s the quarterbacks who started for the Cowboys between Troy Aikm…
The Carson Wentz Siege Enters Second Weekend - Bear MavenSports Illustrated
The Colts are being reported by Ron Jaworski as a front-runner for Carson Wentz based on an offer without a first-round draft pick involved, and it's an offer many teams would have the ability to top including the Bears.
Jets: 3 free agents who could alter 2021 NFL Draft plans - With the First PickWith the First Pick
The New York Jets now stand a decade removed from their back to back AFC title game trips. When that scrappy team, that had just knocked off the 14-2 New E...
Report: Jake Arrieta, Cubs agree to 1-year deal - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
CHICAGO – The Cubs and Jake Arrieta have reportedly reunited on a one-year deal. The 2015 Cy Young Award winner and 2016 World Series champ had higher offers elsewhere, but decided to come back to the North Side, per MLB Insider Jon Heyman. Writers previously…
2 more Flyers added to COVID protocol list, team's total number grows to 7 - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Oskar Lindblom and Scott Laughton were added to NHL's COVID protocol list Friday. By Jordan Hall
Keyshawn Johnson Drops 'Bold Prediction' For Patriots' 2021 QB Situation - NESN.comNESN
Keyshawn Johnson drops a "bold prediction" about the New England Patriots' quarterback situation ahead of the NFL offseason.
Alabama spring game to be April 17 with reduced capacity - AL.comAL.com
Bryant-Denny Stadium will have reduced capacity for its first spring game since 2019.
New Dodgers Trevor Bauer's social media behavior explained - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
Trevor Bauer's social media behavior has come under renewed scrutiny for incidents where he was accused of harassing women and spreading conspiracy theories.
Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey replacement options - The AthleticThe Athletic
The veteran center announced his retirement Friday. But how certain is he of his decision?
The Hurry-Up: Gabe Powers Reacts to News of Al Washington Staying at Ohio State, Jaylen Johnson Confident Wash - Eleven WarriorsEleven Warriors
“Your position coach is basically your dad,” says Gabe Powers, who reacts to Al Washington staying at Ohio State, and Jaylen Johnson was confident about Washington's return.
Kygrios v Thiem: The comeback of all comebacks | Australian Open 2021 - Australian Open TVGoogle News
Nate Diaz fires shot at ‘lil’ b*tch’ Dustin Poirier over Conor McGregor trilogy chatter - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
Nate Diaz doesn’t seem pleased as it relates to what looks to be the next move for Dustin Poirier.
Man City's Guardiola says relationship with Spurs' Mourinho better than before - ESPNESPN
Pep Guardiola says he is happier now he has buried the hatchet with Jose Mourinho.
Shatel: The Big Ten cares about health? Nebraska's basketball schedule says otherwise - Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald
Eight games in 14 days? That's what Nebraska basketball faces as the Big Ten crams games into its schedule to make up for those lost during the COVID pause. That
Ravens player Jimmy Smith says his family was robbed at gunpoint - CBS NewsCBS News
"Be careful and always watch your surroundings," Smith said on Facebook.
What Jurgen Klopp didn't expect from 'not completely clueless' Liverpool - Liverpool EchoLiverpool Echo
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has expressed surprise at what his team have done this season
3 hours ago Saints Release OL Nick Easton - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Operating as a key fill-in player for the Saints over the past two years, Nick Easton is back in free …
As Knicks trade neared, Dwane Casey told Derrick Rose that Pistons might offer equal playoff odds - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The Pistons (6-19) are probably better than their record. The Knicks (11-15) might be worse than their record. But...
Mathias Brome’s NHL transition tough, but Red Wings remain optimistic - MLive.commlive.com
The former high-scoring winger from Sweden still seeking first point with Detroit.
Dale Earnhardt Sr. Received an Ominous Gift From Darrell Waltrip’s Wife the Same Day He Tragically Died at the Daytona 500 - SportscastingSportscasting
It's almost been 20 years since Dale Earnhardt's tragic crash and death. That day, Darrell Waltrip's wife gave him a meaningful gift.
Dana White on Usman vs Burns, Poirier vs McGregor 3 and Leon Edwards - UFC - Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipGoogle News
NFL draft 2021 prospect Trevor Lawrence pro day - Todd McShay's big takeaways - ESPNESPN
How did Trevor Lawrence look at his pro day throwing session? What stood out? And what lies ahead for the QB? Here is what Todd McShay saw.
Byron Leftwich among those amazed at what Tom Brady is doing at his age - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Byron Leftwich turned 41 last month. He has not played in the NFL since 2012. Leftwich has spent the past two seasons as the Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator. His quarterback in 2020, Tom Brady, turns 44 in August, set a team record with 40 touchdown passes,…
Broncos, 49ers On Deshaun Watson Destination List; Jets Off Radar? - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Texans bigwigs Cal McNair and Nick Caserio have insisted they intend to retain Deshaun Watson, but the quarterback continues to …
Oregon starting QB Tyler Shough entering transfer portal with three years of eligibility remaining - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Shough started every game in 2020 but shared time with Anthony Brown late in the year
FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Friday 2/12/21 - numberFirenumberFire
When it's all said and done, Isaiah Stewart could end being the best value play on tonight's 11-game slate. Who else should we target on Friday?
Mets Announce Revised Spring Training Schedule - metsmerizedonline.commetsmerizedonline.com
The New York Mets announced Friday that they have revised their Spring Training schedule, with all 24 exhibition games taking place in the month of March. The Mets will kick off their schedule with a
Jaden Schutt talks junior season and his recruitment - 247Sports247Sports
Jaden Schutt is attracting more interest and has numerous schools showing him attention on the recruiting trail.
Carolina Panthers owner said to be buying $73M Florida mansion - WSOC CharlotteWSOC Charlotte
On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that the owner of the Carolina Panthers is in contract to buy a roughly $73 million mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, citing sources familiar with the deal.
HWT LBS: #1 Gable Steveson (Minnesota) vs. Peter Christensen (Wisconsin) | 2021 Big Ten Wrestling - Big Ten NetworkGoogle News
Detroit Tigers' minor league teams placed in new leagues; 2 RHPs signed to minors deals - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
The Detroit Tigers signed two right-handed pitchers to minor-league contracts: 28-year-old Brad Markey and 26-year-old Pedro Payano.
Novak Djokovic Says He Has Muscle Tear and Is Unsure Whether He'll Continue at Australian Open - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
Novak Djokovic is unsure if he'll play his fourth-round match at the Australian Open after saying he suffered a muscle tear on Friday.
Report: Sixers interested in Kings’ Nemanja Bjelica - Liberty BallersLibertyballers.com
The Philadelphia 76ers have impressed to start the 2020-21 season. Even after a tough loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, the Sixers are still 1st in the Eastern Conference at 18-8. One...
NBA Rumors: This Celtics-Magic trade is focused on Kemba Walker - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Boston Celtics could look to move on from Kemba Walker at the NBA trade deadline. Could the Orlando Magic look to make a move for him?
Tokyo Olympics Chief Yoshiro Mori Resigns After Sexist Remarks - NPRNPR
Yoshiro Mori, the 83-year-old president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, bows to pressure following his sexist remarks and resigns.
'Frustrated' Russell Wilson and Seahawks may be headed toward inevitable split - DeadspinDeadspin
Deshaun Watson has some competition for the most dramatic quarterback situation this offseason – it looks like things are a little gloomy in the Pacific Northwest. Tensions are rising between Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks, and as Deadspin’s resident…
NOTES: Nittany Lion Wrestlers Head to Ann Arbor for Sunday Dual at Michigan - Penn State University Athletics - GoPSUsports.comGopsusports.com
The Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 3-0 B1G), ranked No. 3 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, will take on No. 2 Michigan (3-0, 3-0 B1G) in a battle of two of the nation's top squads on Sunday, Feb. 14 The dual was rescheduled from its original da…
Would the Bucs still have beat the Chiefs in the Super Bowl if QBs were swapped? | First Take - ESPNGoogle News
Engel’s Friday Five: Notre Dame’s Development … And Its Upcoming Test - Irish IllustratedRivals.com
The Fighting Irish’s player development is a well-oiled machine that faces a crucial next nine months.
Miami Heat's Max Strus steps up against Houston Rockets - South Florida Sun SentinelSun Sentinel
Max Strus' relentless perseverance leads to career night for Heat at start of trip.
Jason Caldwell's Friday Auburn mailbag column - 247Sports247Sports
Check out a loaded Friday Auburn mailbag column with plenty of talk about the football Tigers.
Warriors Talk | Stephen Curry Breaks Down His 40-Point Game vs. Magic - Feb. 11, 2021 - Golden State WarriorsGoogle News
Duke will rise again and it all starts with the recruiting class the Blue Devils are expected to enroll - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Coach K could have up to three top-10 prospects in the same year