Sports news 25 Feb, 2021
Tiger Woods has a long, uncertain road ahead after California crash, emergency doctor says - CNNCNN
Even after his emergency surgery, the path to recovery is long and uncertain for golf legend Tiger Woods, following his car accident in California.
Donovan Mitchell, Jazz Hand LeBron James, Lakers 4th Straight Loss - Bleacher ReportBleacher Report
The Utah Jazz may play more important games against the Los Angeles Lakers down the line, but they earned temporary bragging rights Wednesday...
Lakers are looking at free agency options for open roster spots - Silver Screen and RollSilver Screen and Roll
It’s clear that the Lakers want to get better, but don’t expect Frank Vogel to give all their plans away.
Man who pummeled Oklahoma football player Spencer Jones in crazy bar fight speaks out - New York PostNew York Post
The Oklahoma football player who nearly lost an eye in a bar fight this month had it coming, according to the other side. Walker Brown said he was “defending myself” when he charged at Sooners wide…
Coyotes' Bench Fired Up After Adin Hill Makes Huge Overtime Save On A Knuckler - SPORTSNETGoogle News
In ninth straight loss, John Wall frustrated by 'small ball' Rockets - Rockets WireUSA Today
Jarrett Allen (26 points, 15 rebounds) towered over PJ Tucker and the smaller Rockets as Cleveland handed Houston its ninth straight loss.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drops career-high 42 points vs. Spurs [FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS] | NBA on ESPN - ESPNGoogle News
Rapinoe brace opens floodgates as USA rout Argentina to win SheBelieves Cup - The GuardianThe Guardian
Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States won the SheBelieves Cup title with a 6-0 victory over Argentina on Wednesday night
At The Buzzer: Rutgers 74, Indiana 63 - Inside the HallInside the Hall
Quick thoughts on a 74-63 loss at Rutgers:
Zion Williamson drops 32 in first game after being named an All-Star [HIGHLIGHTS] | NBA on ESPN - ESPNGoogle News
Warriors vs. Pacers final score: Dubs’ defense the difference in win over Indy - Golden State of MindGolden State of Mind
The Dubs finished 2-2 on their eastern road trip.
5 takeaways as Danilo Gallinari, Atlanta Hawks embarrass Boston Celtics - Boston.comBoston.com
Danilo Gallinari, Trae Young and the Hawks blew out the Celtics from the start.
California Health Notes: Murphy, Ohtani, Bellinger - MLB Trade RumorsMLB Trade Rumors
Here's the latest from out west, with a focus on the health situations of a trio of important players ... …
PowerMizzou - Mizzou adds to 2021 class with commitment from OL J'Marion Gooch - Rivals.com - MissouriRivals.com
The former Tennessee signee details why he is now heading to Missouri
NBA Rumors: This Bulls-Nuggets trade sends Zach LaVine to Denver - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Denver Nuggets could use another All-Star talent at the NBA trade deadline. Could Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine be a potential option?
NC State tops Virginia, 68-61, goes for ice cream - Backing The PackBacking The Pack
NC State learned Wednesday night both that it is capable of playing as well as any team in the ACC, and that nothing is going to be easy, especially against a team like Virginia. It was a harrowing...
Matthew Judon threatens to leak photos of a reporter in a strip club - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Most NFL stories have similar content, structure, flow. Some don’t. This is one of them. Via Andrew Bucholtz of AwfulAnnouncing.com, Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon has taken issue with the reporting of Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com. Judon’s ire has manifested …
Michigan Basketball: Juwan Howard gives Wolverines edge with 2022 big man - GBMWolverineGBMWolverine
The Michigan basketball team has done well on the recruiting trail, especially with big guys and Juwan Howard is a key reason why.u00a0 When Juwan Howard came...
More ex-teammates defend Artemi Panarin: 'Villains' after Rangers star - New York PostNew York Post
Five former teammates of Artemi Panarin now have told The Post they have never heard of the assault allegations levied against the Rangers’ star winger by their former KHL coach. Andrei Nazarov, wh…
Kyrie Irving demands NBA to change its logo: 'BLACK KINGS BUILT THE LEAGUE' - Fox NewsFox News
Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving isn’t afraid to speak his mind. And like many others across the league, Irving wants to see change when it comes to the NBA logo.
J.J. Watt, who’s had Browns on his radar, narrowing his choices but ‘nothing imminent’: report - cleveland.comcleveland.com
As of Sunday, the Browns were still in the mix because they have a lot of things Watt is seeking.
Ferland Mendy saves Real Madrid, but red card controversy sparks debate vs. Atalanta | ESPN FC - ESPN UKGoogle News
The Knicks' second-half schedule has been released - Posting and ToastingPosting and Toasting
It's not an easy slate.
Yankees players had the right reaction to Domingo German's apology - New York PostNew York Post
TAMPA — A group of professional athletes taking a serious issue seriously. Seems elementary enough, right? In the case of the Yankees and Domingo German, however, it has felt jarring. We’re not acc…
Les Miles and LSU sexual harassment allegations: 5 things to know about settlement, lawsuit - The AdvocateThe Advocate
Les Miles is now the head coach at the University of Kansas, but it was elements from his LSU tenure that drew headlines this week.
Mets' J.D. Davis hopes tweak will lead to offensive rebirth - New York PostNew York Post
PORT ST. LUCIE — J.D. Davis came to spring training with the comfort of knowing he’s considered more a third baseman than left fielder. That said, will he be the Mets’ primary third baseman heading…
Versatile Bruce Brown has become Nets' 'roll man' - New York PostNew York Post
Bruce Brown defies easy definition. A shooting guard who doesn’t really shoot? A 6-foot-4 … center? More and more, the Nets are calling Brown indispensable. On a team with Kevin Durant, James Harde…
Pirates trade cash to Oakland A's for outfielder Dustin Fowler - TribLIVETribLIVE
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Dustin Fowler from the Oakland A’s in exchange for cash considerations Wednesday. The 6-foot, 198-pound Fowler is a left-handed hitter who last played in the major leagues in 2018, when he batted .224 with thre…
4 lessons the Texans need to learn from the Bill O'Brien era - Texans WireUSA Today
The Houston Texans may have underachieved in the Bill O’Brien era, but here are four lessons they can learn from the experience.
2021 NBA All-Star Game snubs: Bam Adebayo, Mike Conley, Trae Young not named as reserves - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Also missing the cut: Khris Middleton, Fred VanVleet, and Jimmy Butler
KJ Wright Not Open To Discount To Stay With Seahawks - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
The Seahawks kept K.J. Wright two years ago, and he played out his third contract as the team's longest-tenured player. …
Clemson Tigers' Justin Foster retires from football, citing issues with asthma, COVID-19 - ESPNESPN
Clemson's Justin Foster, who missed all of 2020 while dealing with COVID-19 symptoms, said Wednesday that a combination of asthma, allergies and the virus has forced him to retire.
Drayer: Jarred Kelenic is frustrated, but Mariners contend they’ve stuck to their plan for him - 710 ESPN SeattleMyNorthwest.com
The case of Mariners prospect Jarred Kelenic will be front and center at the next negotiations between the MLB and MLBPA.
'This is SHAMEFUL!' - Mike Wilbon is furious after Alex Smith's WFT comments | PTI - ESPNGoogle News
Conclusions About Blazers’ Damian Lillard Making The All-Star Reserves - Blazer's EdgeBlazer's Edge
Steve Aschburner of NBA.com offers a key takeaway regarding what Lillard brings to the All-Star game.
Yes, Celtics Have Been So Bad Even Mike Gorman Is Taking Shots - NESN.comNESN
The Boston Celtics fell below .500 with Wednesday's loss to the Mavericks, and play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman seems to have had enough.
‘He’s Not A Locker Room Cancer’: Former Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long Offer Insight Into Carson Wentz Saga - CBS PhillyCbslocal.com
Recently, we got some insight into Wentz with former teammates Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins on Long’s "Green Light" podcast.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be 'elated' to extend Tom Brady's contract beyond 2021 - ESPNESPN
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are open to giving Tom Brady a contract extension and would like to keep him in the team's uniform for as long as he wants to play.
MVP Race: Joel Embiid takes top spot - Hoops HypeHoops Hype
HoopsHype ranks the Top 20 players in the 2020-21 NBA MVP race, with Nikola Jokic losing his top spot to Joel Embiid.
news 49ers GM John Lynch confident in Jimmy Garoppolo as San Francisco's QB if healthy When - NFL.comNFL News
When asked if there was any doubt Jimmy Garoppolo would be the 49ers' starter if his health was guaranteed, general manager John Lynch offered zero doubt in the QB's abilities.
Pearson's 2021 NFL Mock Draft: First Round Vol. End of February - 247Sports247Sports
With February coming to an end, we release our first 2021 NFL Mock Draft for just the first round.
Women's Careers in Football Forum a real game-changer in NFL's ongoing commitment to diversity - CBS SportsCBS Sports
More women are building connections and getting opportunities in the NFL than ever before
Marcus Mariota trade market drying up, which could lead to his release from Raiders, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Mariota's incentives are causing an issue in trade talks
Tua Tagovailoa would trade popularity, jersey sales for Super Bowl win - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Just before the Super Bowl, the NFLPA released numbers for player merchandising sales covering the period from March 1 to Nov. 30 last year. Tom Brady topped the list, followed by Patrick Mahomes. But slotting in at No. 4 was Miami’s Tua Tagovailoa. The quart…
Hansen: Predictions and ponderings while waiting for normalcy to kick in for Notre Dame football - Notre Dame InsiderNotre Dame Insider
Six players to watch in spring; five opponents to consider for future schedules
How Dallas Cowboys should handle Dak contract after injury | Chris Simms Unbuttoned | NBC Sports - NBC SportsGoogle News
With San Jose F Tomas Hertl being placed into COVID-19 protocol, Sharks will not play Vegas Golden Knights, as scheduled, on Thursday - ESPNESPN
Thursday's Western Conference clash between San Jose and Vegas became the 36th NHL game this season to be postponed for COVID-19 related issues, after Sharks forward Tomas Hertl was placed onto the protocol list.
Hoops Analysis: Michigan State’s path to the NCAA Tournament - The Only ColorsThe Only Colors
With MSU’s win over Illinois, the possibility to extend the NCAA Tournament streak is increasing. What does MSU need to do to get into the Big Dance?
Eight free agents Steelers could target to help Ben Roethlisberger, manage tight salary cap in 2021 - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Running backs and wide receivers headline the list
Playing Bills GM: J.J. Watt, Jonnu Smith get Buffalo to Super Bowl LVI (Full offseason free agency, draft pla - syracuse.comsyracuse.com
The Bills were one game away from Super Bowl LV. Here's how they can get to LVI and win the whole thing.
FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Wednesday 2/24/21 - numberFirenumberFire
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a worthwhile start against the shorthanded Spurs. Who else should we target on Wednesday?
NBA Power Rankings: Brooklyn moves to top as LeBron, Lakers slide - ProBasketballTalkNBCSports.com
A dominant 5-0 road trip through the West put Brooklyn past Utah.
Mailbag: What Would a Jeff Bezos Ownership Mean to the NFL? - Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated
The offseason is in full swing, bringing us questions about teams moving up in the draft, fits for the top QB prospects, teams positioned to win free agency and more.
Sorry, folks, Kristaps Porzingis is going to be a Dallas Maverick for a while longer - The Dallas Morning NewsThe Dallas Morning News
Some of you Mavericks fans thought you were going to double your pleasure Tuesday night — a Luka Doncic game-winning bomb against the Boston Celtics...
Bennett Christian gets biggest rankings bump among Ohio State commits - 247Sports247Sports
Bennett Christian gets the biggest rankings bump among the ten current Ohio State commitments
Price and more: What Canadiens must fix after firing Claude Julien - NHLNBCSports.com
Ducharme & Co. have their work cut out for them.
Holliday: Tar Heels jump off the bubble, prepare for Florida State - WRALSportsFan.comWRALSportsFan.com
UNC is coming off of a big win, but the Florida State game this weekend looms large for the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament hopes, writes Bob Holliday.
Nets waive three players, shuffle end of bench around to allow roster flexibility - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Three veterans — Iman Shumpert, Andre Roberson, and Noah Vonleh — will be waived.
76ers eyeing 'major moves' ahead of trade deadline with Kyle Lowry a name to watch, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Philly has been atop the Eastern Conference for most of the season but its sights are much higher
High Standards, Connection And Enduring Legacy, the Vision - Bengals.comBengals.com
As fans ride out the offseason preparing for football to return, we will fill some of this time with a mini-series of editorial articles by executives within the Bengals organization. We are at the start of an exciting chapter in Bengals history and these