Sports news 17 Feb, 2021
Harden's 38 PTS, 7 REB, 11 AST & Go-Ahead Three Helps The Nets Storm Back From 24 Down! - NBAGoogle News
Andrey Rublev vs Daniil Medvedev Match Highlights (QF) | Australian Open 2021 - Australian Open TVGoogle News
2021 Australian Open: What to Watch For in Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka’s Semifinal - The New York TimesNew York Times
Williams and Osaka will play for the second time at a Grand Slam. Plus, Novak Djokovic faces an unlikely semifinal opponent: a 27-year-old in his first Grand Slam main draw.
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James talks Brooklyn Nets trio ahead of matchup - ESPNESPN
While LeBron James said he's excited to see the Nets in person Thursday, he stopped short of calling Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving an unprecedented trio. "Um, have we forgot about KD, Steph and Klay already?"
NBA Rumors: This Blazers-Cavs trade features Andre Drummond - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Portland Trail Blazers need an upgrade at center at the NBA trade deadline. Could Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond be in play?
Jessica Pegula, daughter of Bills owners, falls in quarterfinals of Australian Open - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Jessica Pegula, the daughter of Buffalo Bills owners Kim and Terry Pegula, fell to fellow American Jennifer Brady in the semifinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday in Melbourne. Pegula won the first set, 6-4, in the first set that Brady had lost so far du…
49ers scoop two top needs in Draft Wire 2-round mock - Niners WireUSA Today
The San Francisco 49ers filled a couple key needs in a mock NFL draft.
Frustrated Mike Malone says Denver Nuggets need 'some guys to step up' after Nikola Jokic scores 43 in disheartening loss - ESPNESPN
Denver's Nikola Jokic scored 43 points Tuesday night, but with little help around him, the Nuggets fell to the Celtics in Boston.
Damian Lillard's MVP case becoming impossible to ignore after another heroic performance in OKC - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Lillard leads the league in clutch points and has the shorthanded Blazers at 17-10
'So special' - Kabak proud of first standout Liverpool performance after guiding Reds to clean sheet agains... - Goal.comSporting News
Recently-signed Liverpool defender Ozan Kabak says that Tuesday night was "so special" to him as he helped the Reds keep a clean sheet against RB Leipzig.
NBA Rumors: 3 blockbuster trades the Miami Heat could consider - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Miami Heat are off to a slow start to the season and could use a boost at the NBA trade deadline. Here are some intriguing options.
Michigan State basketball tumble continues in 75-65 loss to Purdue; NCAAs look like a dream - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Michigan State basketball stayed close, but Spartans couldn't overcome the Purdue Boilermakers and Trevion Williams
Rangers vs. Devils: Devils Bounce Rangers After 15-Day Layoff - Blueshirt BanterBlueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers were defeated 5-2 this evening by the New Jersey Devils, who haven’t played a game since January 31. New York struggled once again on the offensive side of the puck, and just...
Colby Covington rules out fight with Leon Edwards: ‘This isn’t charity hour’ - Bloody ElbowBloody Elbow
“Leon Scott hasn’t earned anything, boys. I’m in the Colby Covington Incorporated championship business, I’m not in the Leon Scott charity business”.
Islanders 3, Sabres 0 (EN): Sorokin shuts out Sabres for first NHL win - Lighthouse HockeyLighthouse Hockey
It wasn’t as clinical as last night, but the Islanders only allowed one goal over six periods against Buffalo.
Report: Broncos will pursue Deshaun Watson, if Texans decide to trade him - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
As the Broncos continue to look for their first franchise quarterback since Peyton Manning, they reportedly have their eyes on Deshaun Watson. According to Troy Renck of ABC 7 in Denver, the Broncos will pursue Watson, if the Texans decide to trade him. The w…
Georgia basketball battles back from 13 down, upsets No. 20 Missouri - DawgNationDawgNation
ATHENS — Georgia basketball came from 13 points down in the second half to get its first win over a ranked opponent this season, topping No. 20 Missouri 80-70. It’s...
Australian Open Day 11: Karolina Muchova stuns top seed Ash Barty - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
A controversial medical timeout was a turning point in the match.
Maryland basketball defeats Nebraska, 64-50 - Testudo TimesTestudo Times
The Terps have notched back-to-back conference wins for the first time this season.
Top247 LB Anthony Johnson details top four ahead of Wednesday announcement - 247Sports247Sports
Linebacker Anthony Johnson sets announcement date and talks top schools.
Giolito wants Sox to bring 'that killer instinct' - MLB.comMLB.com
CHICAGO -- The White Sox learned a great deal about building a winning culture during the 2020 campaign, and that knowledge didn’t come solely from their 35 victories in 60 games. Take the team’s final 10 regular-season contests as an example. The White Sox b…
Atlanta mayor expresses concern over city hosting NBA All-Star Game, calls it a 'made-for-TV' event - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms urged bar and night club owners not to host events
Barcelona vs. PSG fallout: Should Lionel Messi 'jump ship' from Barca to Paris? | ESPN FC Extra Time - ESPN UKGoogle News
It’s ‘unlikely’ Lakers bring Anthony Davis back before All-Star break - Silver Screen and RollSilver Screen and Roll
Lakers head coach Frank Vogel confirmed that the team is going to be cautious with Anthony Davis after he re-aggravated his Achilles injury.
Cubs' Hoyer to discuss futures with Bryant, Baez, Rizzo - Chicago Daily HeraldChicago Daily Herald
Jed Hoyer plans to chat with Kris Bryant about his future during spring training
Jarrett Allen reveals true story behind heated argument with Collin Sexton - Cavaliers NationCavaliersnation.com
The Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their eighth consecutive loss last night when they fell 129-98 to the Golden State Warriors. Cleveland’s record has tumbled to 10-19 this season, and tensions were high in an argument between Jarrett Allen and Collin Sexton fo…
Last Season’s End-of-Year Performance Reviews Showed Ohio State's Basketball Coaches Saw Program Heading in - Eleven WarriorsEleven Warriors
Chris Holtmann and Gene Smith expressed optimism in their performance reviews last year that the Buckeyes would achieve the kind of success they have so far this season.
Tennessee football: Good sign that Finebaum preferring Malzahn to Heupel - All For TennesseeAllfortennessee.com
There's one factor that may help determine if a Tennessee football head coach will be successful: Whether or not Paul Finebaum opposes or supports the hire...
Report: Bears Have ‘Pushed Harder’ than Colts for QB Carson Wentz—But His Preference for Indy Complicates Tra… - Stampede BlueStampede Blue
According to The MMQB’s Albert Breer on ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’, while the Chicago Bears have ‘pushed harder’ for former Philadelphia Eagles franchise quarterback Carson Wentz, the I...
Crew bringing back Anderson, Shaw (report) - MLB.comMLB.com
MILWAUKEE -- Two familiar faces appear to be on their way back to the Brewers, who reportedly agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract to bring back free-agent left-hander Brett Anderson and a Minor League deal with third baseman Travis Shaw on Tuesday. ES…
D’Angelo Russell and Jarrett Culver Injury Updates - Timberwolves.comHeat.com
Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the following injury updates on guards D’Angelo Russell and Jarrett Culver: Russell, who has missed the last three games due to left leg soreness, will undergo arthroscopic surgery tomorrow to …
Coyotes 'exploring' legal action after deep dive into club's alleged business practices - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
The Arizona Coyotes are exploring legal options after an investigative report shining a negative light on the club's leadership was published.
Hakim Ziyech's one-word Instagram message after latest Thomas Tuchel snub in Chelsea win - Football.LondonFootball.London
The playmaker did not feature in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Newcastle United on Monday night as per Thomas Tuchel's decision, remaining on the bench for the 90 minutes
MLB rumors: Cubs shoot down Kris Bryant-to-Mets talk; Phillies invite Odubel Herrera to spring training - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Here is Tuesday's hot stove buzz
Mullen focuses on Florida amid college football concerns - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Dan Mullen finally acknowledged making some “regrettable” comments last year, none more head-scratching than talking...
Flyers will use makeshift lineup vs. Rangers and Maksim Sushko could make NHL debut - The Philadelphia InquirerThe Philadelphia Inquirer
With five regular forwards expected to miss Thursday's game because of COVID-19 protocols, the Flyers will scramble their lineup.
Pirates sign left-hander Tyler Anderson to add depth to starting rotation - TribLIVETribLIVE
After trading their past two Opening Day starters this offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates added to their rotation Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a major league deal with left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson. The contract is for one-year at $2.5 million, pending…
Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster tells J.J. Watt to come play with his brothers - Steelers WireUSA Today
JuJu Smith-Schuster wants to see J.J. Watt in Pittsburgh.
Julius Randle is averaging 20/10/5 and he's the only zero-time All-Star to be doing it | The Jump - ESPNGoogle News
UNC Basketball: Blue Devils losing recruiting battle for Patrick Baldwin Jr? - Keeping It HeelKeeping It Heel
A 5-star UNC basketball target that was thought to be favoring the Duke Blue Devils looks to be headed elsewhere. Patrick Baldwin, Jr. burst onto the scene...
WATCH: Devin White mouths off about Super Bowl: ‘They played right into our hands’ - Arrowhead PrideArrowhead Pride
The Buccaneers linebacker made his remarks on “Undisputed.”
Are Tennessee Titans fed up with first-round pick Isaiah Wilson? They seem closer than ever - TennesseanGoogle News
NBA Prospect Jalen Johnson Opts Out of Rest of Duke's Season With Blue Devils Struggling - InsideHookInsideHook
In a move that should have Blue Devils fans seeing red, star Duke freshman Jalen Johnson is not going to play for the rest of the season.
Police: 5-year-old breathing unassisted after crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach - KCCI Des MoinesKMBC Kansas City
The crash remains under investigation.
NASCAR Driver Sneaks Out to McDonald's During Daytona 500 Rain Delay - The DriveThe Drive
Imagine chilling at the drive-thru window with the race on, only to see one of the drivers pull up for a fudge sundae.
I would've knocked all of LeBron James' follicles out on the NFL field – Bart Scott | Bart & Hahn - ESPNGoogle News
Davion Mintz discusses possibility of returning for sixth year, will discuss options after season - kentuckysportsradio.comkentuckysportsradio.com
Could Davion Mintz return for a sixth year as a college basketball player? It's something he'll discuss at the conclusion of the 2020-21 season
Should the Giants pursue DT Kawann Short? - Big Blue ViewBig Blue View
Short spent the last eight seasons with the Carolina Panthers
FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Tuesday 2/16/21 - numberFirenumberFire
Jamal Murray is a core play with Denver down a number of players tonight. Who else should we target on Tuesday's six-game slate?
Dodgers invite five of top 10 prospects to spring training - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
Pitcher Brandon Morrow, right-hander Josiah Gray and third baseman Kody Hoese are among the 31 non-roster players invited to Dodgers spring training.
Steelers hire Grady Brown to coach defensive backs - TribLIVETribLIVE
Just like the previous time Mike Tomlin hired a defensive backs coach, he is turning to a long-time college assistant. The hiring of Grady Brown became official Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced. Brown replaces Tom Bradley, whose contract was not ren…
NBA trade deadline 2021: Eight players Celtics should consider with TPE - NBC Sports BostonNBCSports.com
So who should the Celtics target with that trade exception? Chris Forsberg takes a first crack at an initial wish list of players who could be made available as potential options before the March trade deadline.
Tom Brady helps LeSean McCoy join short list of Super Bowl winners who have pulled off this rare feat - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Not even Tom Brady has accomplished this
Pistons’ young forwards set to benefit from Blake Griffin’s exit - mlive.commlive.com
With Blake Griffin and the Pistons agreeing to part ways, the team's young core looks to take another step forward in its development.
Jordan Clarkson is overwhelming favorite to win Sixth Man of the Year - Hoops HypeHoops Hype
The Utah Jazz currently have the best record in the NBA. They also have the Sixth Man of the Year favorite in 28-year-old Jordan Clarkson.
Clippers or Jazz?: Stephen A. & Max debate the Lakers' biggest threat | First Take - ESPNGoogle News
Giants three-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft: Dave Gettleman takes top edge rusher first - sny.tvSNY.tv
Comprehensive coverage of the New York Mets, New York Jets and all New York sports, plus video, scores, schedules and standings.
Knicks game postponed because of Spurs' COVID-19 outbreak - New York PostNew York Post
The San Antonio Spurs’ pandemic outbreak has caused the first postponement of the season for the Knicks. The NBA announced Tuesday that the Spurs’ next three games – including Saturday’s visit to t…
Last week's winner Daniel Berger withdraws from Genesis Invitational - Golf ChannelGolf Channel
Daniel Berger won't play this week's Genesis Invitational, pulling out on Tuesday, two days after winning at Pebble Beach.
Virginia vs. Florida State Condensed Game | 2020-21 ACC Men's Basketball - ACC Digital NetworkGoogle News
2021 four-star SF Ramses Melendez commits to Illinois - 247Sports247Sports
Ramses 'RJ' Melendez, the No. 97 overall prospect in the 2021 247Sports Composite Rankings, has committed to Illinois, he announced on Monday. The 6-foot-7, 190-pound small