Sports news 21 Feb, 2021
Avalanche vs. Golden Knights score: Nathan McKinnon shines in Lake Tahoe outdoor showdown - CBSSports.comCBS Sports
McKinnon proved why he's one of the NHL's most electrifying stars
Breakdown: Purdue's win at Nebraska - Rivals.com - PurdueRivals.com
Breaking down Purdue's win at Nebraska.
Jalen Rose reacts to Draymond Green's late ejection in Warriors' loss | SportsCenter - ESPNGoogle News
Berchelt-Valdez knockout: Watch Teofimo Lopez react to KO of the Year - Bad Left HookBad Left Hook
Teofimo had about the same reaction a lot of us probably did at this brutal KO.
Adrien Broner picks up unanimous decision over Jovanie Santiago for first win in four years - CBSSports.comCBS Sports
Broner may not have been his thrilling old self, but he did enough to get a win over Santiago on Saturday
UFC Vegas 19: Derrick Lewis - "I Like Them Wrestlers" | Post-fight Interview - UFC - Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipGoogle News
Florida Atlantic freshman Caleb Pendleton hits 2 grand slams in first 2 plate appearances - ESPNESPN
Florida Atlantic's Caleb Pendleton hit grand slams in his first two collegiate plate appearances Saturday night, both in the same inning.
Gotta See It: Connor McDavid Scores Ridiculous No-Look Shot Against Markstrom - SPORTSNETGoogle News
Warriors, Kerr hopeful Steph will play Tuesday vs. Knicks - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
Curry's illness didn't require him to be placed in the NBA's coronavirus health and safety protocols, but it was enough to keep him out of the Warriors' only trip to Curry's hometown.
Tuchel not worried about Hudson-Odoi confidence or ability ... when he starts - We Ain't Got No HistorySB Nation
Pulling the pin
Recap: Suns set records in Grizzlies smack down, 128-97 - Bright Side of the SunBright Side of the Sun
Phoenix sets a franchise record with 24 made three pointers, moves to 19-10 on the season.
'Class': Naomi Osaka's incredible act after Australian Open final - Yahoo Sport AustraliaYahoo Entertainment
Naomi Osaka showed her absolute class with a gesture for fans after the Australian Open final.
Cummings' 3-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft - Pro Football NetworkPro Football Network
Every NFL offseason is a feverish race to get back to the top. In this 3-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft, who succeeds in doing so?
DEJA-HOOS: Duke men's basketball upsets No. 7 Virginia to keep NCAA tournament hopes alive - Duke ChronicleDuke Chronicle
The stage was set for a Blue Devil upset win. The last time an unranked Duke faced Virginia, the Blue Devils shocked the seventh-ranked Cavaliers in Cameron Indoor Stadium, with Grayson Allen hitting an acrobatic, one-handed bank shot to win it at the buzzer.…
LIVE UPDATES: Arkansas vs. Texas Tech - WholeHogSports - WholeHogSportsWholeHogSports
Live updates from Arkansas vs. Texas Tech
Gonzaga Cruises by San Diego - The Slipper Still FitsThe Slipper Still Fits
Two regular season games to go
Penguins rally in 3rd, win Sidney Crosby's 1000th game - TribLIVETribLIVE
Prior to Saturday’s game at PPG Paints Arena, the Pittsburgh Penguins took to the ice en masse to celebrate their captain. The 20 players who officially dressed for the contest surrounded Sidney Crosby. So did the healthy scratches such as defenseman Chad Ruh…
The Probability of DeSean Jackson to Vikings - Vikings TerritoryVikings Territory
When DeSean Jackson was released by the Philadelphia Eagles this week, his ties to the Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins nominated him for a 2021 reunion. After all, it is the infancy of the
NBA Rumors: Rockets waiving DeMarcus Cousins; Lakers interested - A Sea Of BlueA Sea Of Blue
The Boogie - John Wall duo is no more, but there may be a reunion with Anthony Davis.
Sixers stats: Joel Embiid doing things not seen since Wilt Chamberlain - Sixers WireUSA Today
Philadelphia 76ers star big man Joel Embiid is doing things the franchise has not seen since the days of Wilt Chamberlain.
Barn burners: No. 5 Illinois runs away from Gophers in 94-63 blowout - Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune
The Illini got 41 points combined from one of the best inside-outside tandems in college basketball, Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn, to win their seventh straight.
BYU’s Matt Haarms shows off his physical side in win over LMU - Deseret NewsDeseret News
Against LMU, Haarms scored a team-high 21 points — on 7 of 8 shooting from the floor — grabbed two rebounds, had three assists and blocked a BYU career-high five shots.
Detroit Red Wings respond after gut-punch losses on, off the ice; 'we showed up and battled' - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
The Detroit Red Wings earned a much-needed 2-1 victory Saturday after an emotional 24 hours.
Arizona vs. USC final score: Sean Miller picks up 300th win Wildcats in upset of Trojans - Arizona Desert SwarmArizona Desert Swarm
Sean Miller has won 300 games with the Arizona Wildcats, and maybe none has been as important to his future with the program. Arizona led for the final 28-plus minutes, knocking off Pac-12 leader...
Instant Analysis: UNC Blasts Louisville in Home Rout - 247Sports247Sports
The Tar Heels earned their largest margin of victory in a ACC game in four years on Saturday.
Ty Gibbs wins Xfinity Daytona road course race in first series start - NASCAR on NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Ty Gibbs, grandson of car owner Joe Gibbs, took the lead in the second overtime to win.
Pro Golfer Michelle Wie Disgusted By Rudy Giuliani's Creepy Story About Her 'Panties' - HuffPostHuffPost
“My putting stance was designed to improve my stats, NOT an invitation to look up my skirt!” Wie tweeted after Giuliani's appalling "joke."
College basketball scores, winners and losers: Blue bloods Kentucky, Duke, Kansas and UNC are still fighting - CBS SportsCBS Sports
A look at the big winners and losers from Saturday in college hoops
Crowd gasps after FCS ref unleashes NSFW halftime hot mic rant - Saturday Down SouthSaturday Down South
This was a serious rant.
USA Basketball tops Mexico, ends AmeriCup prelims 6-0 - ESPNESPN
USA Basketball beat Mexico 96-75 on Saturday to cap off a sweep of the AmeriCup qualifying games in Puerto Rico.
Kevin Knox could get call as Knicks mull how to fill Mitchell Robinson vacuum - New York PostNew York Post
Injured center Mitchell Robinson can’t even guess when he’ll return to the Knicks. He realizes he has to stay patient. In his first comments since breaking his right hand during a game Feb. 12 at W…
Andre Roberson sees lots of familiar faces on arrival in Brooklyn - NetsDailyNetsDaily
For most players who get signed to a new team during a regular season, the transition can be hard. Not so for Andre Roberson. He’s looking at a lot of familiar faces. Roberson, who signed with...
Massachusetts HS hockey player speaks publicly for first time since serious spinal cord injury - WCVB BostonWCVB Boston
In a video shared on Twitter, A.J. Quetta thanked everyone for their support, especially his teammates at Bishop Feehan High School.
Report: Cavs offer worrisome update regarding Kevin Love’s calf injury - Cavaliers NationCavaliersnation.com
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love continues to struggle in his comeback from a calf injury, with the team indicating that calf soreness he suffered forced him to sit out the team portion of Saturday's practice.
Rangers' Kaapo Kakko put back on NHL's COVID-19 protocols list - New York PostNew York Post
The Rangers have been among the more fortunate clubs in the NHL when it comes to losing players to the COVID-protocol list, with only Kaapo Kakko kept out of a game for that reason prior to Saturda…
Syracuse’s second-half defense created ‘mental hurdle’ for Notre Dame, coach Mike Brey says - syracuse.comsyracuse.com
The Irish allowed Syracuse to rally from a 20-point deficit on Saturday.
Kentucky's confidence soars after holding onto lead at Tennessee - kentuckysportsradio.comkentuckysportsradio.com
For the first time in a long time, the Wildcats held onto a big lead to win.
How Michael Kopech benefitted from his time away from White Sox in 2020 - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Michael Kopech is back. Again. This time, he returns to the White Sox refocused, re-motivated and ready to win.
Post-Game Report: Mizzou protects its lead, snaps skid at South Carolina - Rivals.com - MissouriRivals.com
What we learned, what they said and what comes next after Mizzou ended its three-game losing streak with a 93-78 win.
Sahvir Wheeler's 27 points not enough, Georgia comeback falls short at Florida - DawgNationDawgNation
Georgia’s furious finish at Florida wasn’t enough for the Bulldogs to overcome a slow start and poor shooting performance, resulting in a 70-63 loss in Gainesville. UGA point guard Sahvir...
David Avanesyan Drops Josh Kelly Twice, Stops Him in Sixth - BoxingScene.comBoxingScene.com
SSE Arena, Wembley - David Avanesyan wore down Josh Kelly in six rounds to retain his European welterweight title and pitch his name into the hat for a world-title shot in the next 12 months.
FSU Basketball picks up rare win at Pittsburgh - Rivals.com - Florida StateRivals.com
The Florida State basketball team snaps a four-game losing streak of Pitt with a 79-72 win Saturday.
La Liga title race 'BACK ON' after Atletico Madrid's loss vs. Levante - Ale Moreno | ESPN FC - ESPN UKYouTube
Atletico Madrid slip up again vs. Levante and now sit just three points ahead of Real Madrid in La Liga. ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno joins Dan Thomas to discu...
David Peterson isn't backing down from Mets rotation challenge - New York PostNew York Post
David Peterson got an appetizer of pitching in the major leagues last season. Now the Mets’ left-hander is chasing the main course. After Peterson impressed over nine starts in the shortened 2020 s…
West Virginia edges Texas in top-15 matchup [FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS] | ESPN College Basketball - ESPNGoogle News
Report: Dolphins have interest in a trade for Deshaun Watson - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
A Miami Herald report a month ago indicated Deshaun Watson prefers a trade to the Jets over a trade to the Dolphins. That apparently hasn’t deterred the Dolphins from having interest in the star quarterback. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports the Dolph…
4 teams that could sign Ben Roethlisberger if Steelers are forced to cut him - Still CurtainStill Curtain
Ben Roethlisberger's days with the Steelers could be coming to an end. Here are four teams who could sign the future Hall of Famer if Pittsburgh is forced ...
Valladolid vs Real Madrid | LALIGA HIGHLIGHTS | 2/20/2021 | beIN SPORTS USA - beIN SPORTS USAGoogle News
Four-star LB Dylan Brooks commits to Auburn after being granted release from letter of intent by Tennessee - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Tennessee released Brooks on Friday after he signed with the Vols during the last signing period
NC State rolls past Wake Forest, 80-62 - Backing The PackBacking The Pack
Kevin Keatts may have his problems, but they tend not to crop up against Wake Forest, and Saturday afternoon was no exception. NC State out-classed the Deacs for the vast majority of the game,...
Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard Deserves To Be In The MVP Conversation - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
Without two key players, Lillard has taken it upon himself to lead the Blazers to a six-game winning streak.
Jaw-dropping dunk is latest highlight for 'happy, loud and energetic' rookie Anthony Edwards - USA TODAYUSA Today
The No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA draft, Edwards is adjusting to pro life during an unusual rookie season for the struggling Timberwolves.
Alabama survives upset scare from Vanderbilt, improves to 13-1 in SEC - AL.comAL.com
Senior day was anything but easy for the Tide, which needed every second to hold off the SEC's worst team.
Klopp On Merseyside Derby Loss: God Is A Manchester City Fan - The Liverpool OffsideSB Nation
This is the lowest of the low.
Garrett Whitlock is Boston Red Sox’s most interesting pitcher at camp; ‘The most impressive thing about him i - MassLive.comMassLive.com
The Red Sox selected Garrett Whitlock in the Rule 5 Draft, taking him away from the Yankees.
Michigan State Basketball gets big win at Indiana, 78-71 - The Only ColorsThe Only Colors
The Spartans aren’t dead yet.
Verizon Game Rewind | Warriors Fall Short Late to Magic - Feb. 19, 2021 - Golden State WarriorsGoogle News
Jimmy Butler, describes the Heat season so far: “Terrible. Just terrible.” - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
The Heat and their bottom-10 offense take on the Lakers in a Finals rematch Saturday night.
LOOK. Ohio State basketball selects its jersey for game against Michigan - Buckeyes WireUSA Today
The Ohio State basketball team isn’t quite becoming Oregon of the East, but it’s definitely a trendsetter when it comes to basketball uniform combinations this year. All told, the Bucke…
Latest On Packers, JJ Watt - profootballrumors.com - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
The Packers have been listed as a potential suitor for J.J. Watt, but at least one reporter is skeptical of …
Mishriff Bests Charlatan In Saudi Cup; Knicks Go Fourth - Thoroughbred Daily NewsThoroughbred Daily News
The $20-million Saudi Cup had been billed as a showdown between the brilliant American Grade I winners Charlatan (Speightstown) and Knicks Go (Paynter), but when the dust settled on the world's richest horse race it was the John Gosden-trained, Prince Faisal …
Carson Wentz reaches out to new Colts teammates, bids Philadelphia farewell on Instagram - IndyStarGoogle News
Kawhi Leonard, Patrick Beverley react to ending Jazz’s 9-game winning streak - ClutchPointsClutchPoints
LOS ANGELES – The LA Clippers have been a dangerous team when their stop stars play, and Friday night was no different. The Utah Jazz came into Staples Center having won 20 of their last 21 games. The Clippers came in having won 31 of their last 40 games when…