Sports news 26 Feb, 2021
LeBron James Responds To Zlatan's Recent Comments Saying Athletes Should Stay Out Of Politics - Bleacher ReportGoogle News
Deshaun Watson would lose up to $20.2 million if he sits out the 2021 season - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
If, as it appears, quarterback Deshaun Watson will never play for the Texans again and if, as it appears, the Texans won’t trade Watson, the stage will be set for a holdout. Different numbers have emerged regarding the monetary losses that Watson would incur.…
Steph joins three Warriors icons with 6000 field goals - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
At some point next season, Steph Curry should take this franchise record from Wilt Chamberlain.
P.J. Tucker trade rumors: Nets, Jazz, Nuggets all interested in Rockets forward, per report - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Tucker is one of the most coveted players on the trade market
Oklahoma City Thunder change jerseys at half after mix-up with Atlanta Hawks - ESPNESPN
The Thunder and Hawks wore strikingly similar colors in Friday night's game, forcing OKC to change to white for the second half.
NBA Rumors: Bulls suggested as potential Bradley Beal trade destination - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Chicago Bulls could look to make a big move ahead of the NBA trade deadline and Bradley Beal would be a perfect potential target.
Sacramento Republic's MLS future in doubt - The AthleticThe Athletic
Ron Burkle's decision to withdraw from Sacramento Republic's ownership group reopens the possibilities for MLS's 30th team to land elsewhere
Suns blitz Bulls in 4th for a pull-away victory, 106-97 - Bright Side of the SunBright Side of the Sun
Feeding Ayton led to a Suns come back to take the win home back to Phoenix.
Rangers give returning fans a gift: Blowout win over Bruins - New York PostNew York Post
On a night when the roaring cheers from their fans reverberated throughout Madison Square Garden for the first time this season, when every hit was echoed by a round of applause and every save rece…
Weir, UNM agree to part ways at end of season - Albuquerque JournalAlbuquerque Journal
Paul Weir is stepping down as coach of the New Mexico Lobos at the end of the season. The 41-year-old men's basketball coach, in year four of a six-year contract with UNM, came to an…
Damian Jones is ready to fight for his spot with Lakers - Silver Screen and RollSilver Screen and Roll
After signing a 10-day contract, Damian Jones broke down the wild 24 hours that led him to the Lakers.
Tiger Woods undergoes more procedures at Cedars-Sinai as his recovery continues after car accident - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Woods was moved to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles after spending several days at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Purdue handles Penn State in Big Ten road finale - Rivals.com - PurdueRivals.com
Breaking down Purdue's one-sided win at Penn State.
NBA Rumors: NBA insider maintains Mavericks are shopping Porzingis - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
An NBA Insider made it clear how the Dallas Mavericks are shopping Kristaps Porzingis regardless of what they say. Here's why:
Amazon's piece of next NFL TV deal will be interesting - New York PostNew York Post
While the NFL is closing in on new deals with ABC/ESPN, CBS, Fox and NBC, the most interesting aspect of the forthcoming agreement is the continued likelihood that Amazon will have a big stake in t…
2021 NFL Mock Draft: Zach Wilson is QB2, Saints trade up for QB of future - With the First PickWith the First Pick
With the 2021 NFL Draft less than 65 days away now, what better time for another 2021 NFL Mock Draft? With trades enabled, a few teams make their move for ...
Obi Toppin will compete in the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest - Posting and ToastingPosting and Toasting
Toppin be hoppin’.
Atlanta United 2021 home kit: Why it's so different - The AthleticThe Athletic
After establishing an identifiable look over Atlanta United's first four season, the club has gone in a new direction for their new home kit
NBA veteran Jeremy Lin says he's been called 'coronavirus' on the court - CNNCNN
As the number of violent attacks against Asian Americans escalates, former NBA star Jeremy Lin said he has experienced racism while playing basketball.
Russell Wilson Trade Rumors: Ex-Patriot Likens QB To Tom Brady - NESN.comNESN
Russell Wilson wants more input in the Seahawks' offense. Ex-Patriots guard Rich Ohrnberger pointed out Tom Brady had a say in New England.
Texans Want To Adjust David Johnson's Contract - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
While Duke Johnson is out of the Texans' 2021 picture, they still have David Johnson under contract. And the former …
John Geddert Charges: What Is Human Trafficking? - The New York TimesNew York Times
Experts say the filing of human trafficking charges against John Geddert, who died on Thursday, could have major ramifications for future prosecutions of coaches in the high-pressure world of elite sports.
NBA news: Anonymous player has harsh criticism for Celtics stars - NBA Analysis NetworkNbaanalysis.net
The Boston Celtics are building around Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown but one anonymous NBA player isn't quite as high on those them.
Francisco Lindor taking time to instruct Mets teammates on defense - New York PostNew York Post
PORT ST. LUCIE — Class was in session early Friday morning at Clover Park, with Francisco Lindor pausing his role as student to serve as the teacher. Lindor, J.D. Davis and Luis Guillorme were doin…
Rashard Higgins hopes to re-sign with Browns before hitting the market, ‘but I haven’t seen an offer yet’ - cleveland.comcleveland.com
The Browns hope to re-sign Higgins, and he wants to be back with the Browns.
Wright tabbed for Braves' spring opener - MLB.comMLB.com
Kyle Wright will begin his bid for a rotation spot when the Braves play the Rays in both teams' Grapefruit League season opener on Sunday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park. Wright is slated to start and throw two innings for the Braves, who will also have Se…
Red Wings’ Bobby Ryan sees a future in Detroit, even if traded at deadline - MLive.commlive.com
Veteran forward said his brief time as a Red Wing has been an 'incredible experience.'
Ravens' Orlando Brown Exploring Trades - profootballrumors.comprofootballrumors.com
Orlando Brown's left tackle-or-bust quest has led the three-year Ravens starter to request a trade. The Ravens are listening to …
The elephant in the room and 5 other things about the Cleveland Indians - cleveland.comcleveland.com
Right-hander Adam Plutko has spent parts of the last four seasons with the Indians. This is the second straight year he's come to spring training with no minor league options. That means the Indians must keep him or possibly lose him on waivers.
No. 2 Volleyball sweeps Oklahoma - TexasSports.comTexasSports.com
<p>Longhorns improve to 15-0 with win over OU in first match of the Spring season.</p>
Shaq Fails At The NBA First Name Game - Bleacher ReportYouTube
Shaq asked for a lifeline as he struggled through the first name game. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/BleacherReport?sub_confirmation=1Follow on IG:...
TRIP TO SEVILLA & TRAINING ⚽️ - FC BarcelonaYouTube
The team travelled to Sevilla ahead of the League clash against the Andalusian side on Saturday in a early kick off at 4.15pm.SUBSCRIBE NOW:▶ https://www.you...
UND to play Omaha without Shane Pinto, Jordan Kawaguchi, Grant Mismash and Gabe Bast - Grand Forks HeraldGrand Forks Herald
Fighting Hawks will be shorthanded for single game at Baxter Arena.
Confident Lydia Ko comfortable atop Gainbridge LPGA leaderboard - Golf ChannelGolf Channel
Lydia Ko followed up an opening-round 65 with a 3-under 69 Friday to maintain her lead at the Gainbridge LPGA at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club.
Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis to replace Kevin Durant in All-Star Game - ESPNESPN
Pacers star Domantas Sabonis will replace the injured Kevin Durant on the 2021 All-Star team, the NBA announced Friday.
Richard Pitino needs to go, regardless of how Gophers finish spiraling season - Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune
The athletic department's financial troubles and pandemic complications should not stand in the way of a dismissal.
Kendrick Perkins thinks Jamal Murray should delete his tweet from Nuggets' loss | The Jump - ESPNGoogle News
Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler Sells Share In Atlanta Dream WNBA Team - HuffPostHuffPost
The former Georgia Senator has been pressured to sell after she objected to the league’s initiatives to advocate for racial justice.
Ex-GM Mike Tannenbaum explains why he ripped into Colts for Carson Wentz trade - IndyStarThe Indianapolis Star
"When you give up two high picks like they did, you’re fully committing that this will be your quarterback for the next decade."
Put your faith in Mel Kiper Jr., not Russell Wilson, to fix the Dallas Cowboys - The Dallas Morning NewsThe Dallas Morning News
No average team rides as high and mighty in the offseason as the Cowboys. A 6-10 record can’t stop people from thinking Dallas is on the brink of something...
Elite QB prospect Ty Simpson commits to Alabama football over Clemson, Tennessee - ESPNESPN
Ty Simpson, the No. 27-ranked recruit in the 2022 class, committed to Alabama over Clemson, Tennessee and UT Martin on Friday.
Detroit Tigers observations: Newcomer aiming for rotation throws, update on late arrivals - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers third baseman Isaac Paredes, one of the team's prospects, is inching closer to his arrival to spring training.
Jeff Skinner says he doesn't want to be traded by Sabres after benching - Buffalo NewsBuffalo News
Skinner, the Sabres’ second-highest paid player with a $9 million annual cap hit, was told to skate with the taxi squad on Thursday.
Phillies can have some fans in the stands, per city's new COVID restriction limits - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
An important update for fans looking to attend Phillies, Sixers or Flyers games this season.
Bracketology Report: Wisconsin Badgers basketball currently sitting in a dangerous position - Bucky's 5th QuarterBucky's 5th Quarter
A couple wins to help move out of the current spot is certainly needed for the Badgers.
Kentucky Basketball vs Florida Gators game time, TV channel, online stream, odds, predictions - A Sea Of BlueA Sea Of Blue
Florida is actually projected to win Round 2 after the Cats won in Gainesville.
A's take step forward for new ballpark - MLB.comMLB.com
MESA, Ariz. -- The next big step towards securing the A's a new ballpark in Oakland was taken on Friday with the release of the city's draft environmental impact report. The release of the document was expected in 2020, but the process was delayed due to pand…
Nate Oats to players: No more reacting to fouls, period - AL.comAL.com
Alabama committed 32 fouls in Wednesday's loss at Arkansas, its most in years.
Big Ten Hoops Odds Update: Michigan State Rising - The Only ColorsThe Only Colors
Michigan State just beat two top ten teams in a three-day span. Is an NCAA Tournament bid now within reach?
Coast to coast, which NBA contenders could DeMarcus Cousins help the most? - DeadspinDeadspin
It’s been over three years since DeMarcus Cousins ruptured his Achilles amid what will likely go down as his final All-Star season. We’re also 18 months removed from his torn ACL that saw him never suit up in 2019-20 despite signing with the Los Angeles Laker…
Should Kobe Bryant be the new NBA logo? Stephen A., Max and Perk debate | First Take - ESPNGoogle News
Is Jimmy G right QB for 49ers? LT, McGinest aren't sold - NBC Sports Bay AreaNBCSports.com
John Lynch and the 49ers appear to be ready to run it back with Jimmy Garoppolo? But is he the right QB for the job?
Gerry Dulac: Let's look at what the Steelers will likely do with their free agents - Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Kris Bryant Has High Praise for His New Boss - bleachernation.combleachernation.com
Bryant greatly appreciates how Jed Hoyer handled trade rumor season.
3 NBA FanDuel Tournament Plays to Target on 2/26/21 - numberFirenumberFire
Fred VanVleet looks to be in an elite matchup and should produce at a low roster percentage.
Iowa Basketball Bracket Watch: Hawkeyes Punished for Michigan Loss - Black Heart Gold PantsBlack Heart Gold Pants
Lots of top teams dropped games this week. Iowa was the only one to drop a seed line.
Underwood fights against clobbering of Cockburn: 'He's the most abused player in college basketball' - 247Sports247Sports
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Brad Underwood all season has criticized the way Kofi Cockburn is officiated. The 7-foot, 290-pound sophomore center certainly draws a lot of fouls,
Is A.J. Dillon ready to be the Packers’ starting running back? - Acme Packing CompanyAcme Packing Company
We know one thing for sure: his calves will be up to the challenge should Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones leave in free agency.
Sixers show glimpse of playoff-caliber defense in win over Dallas Mavericks - PhillyVoice.comPhillyVoice.com
The Sixers shot 43 percent from the field, their best player was 5/20, and the leader of their second unit missed nine of his 13 attempts on the evening, all signs you'd expect to point in a losing direction on a given night in the NBA. Think again.