1. Russell Westbrook's 39th Triple-Double Not Enough as Spurs Rally to Beat Thunder

    Russell Westbrook is the NBA 's walking triple-double, but Kawhi Leonard's San Antonio Spurs are the more serious championship contenders and defensive juggernauts...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 17,007 reads 0 comments

  2. Roger Federer Advances to Miami Open Final with Marathon Win over Nick Kyrgios

    Don't tell Roger Federer his prime is in the rearview mirror. The 35-year-old star advanced to the Miami Open final with a physically grueling 7-6 (9), 6-7 (9), 7-6 (5) victory over Nick Kyrgios in Friday's semifinal matchup...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 5,469 reads 0 comments

  3. Jusuf Nurkic's Leg Injury Diagnosed as a Fracture, Out at Least 2 Weeks

    The Portland Trail Blazers announced an MRI revealed big man Jusuf Nurkic suffered a " non-displaced right leg fibular fracture" and will be re-evaluated in two weeks...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 21,827 reads 0 comments

  4. Jahlil Okafor, Robert Covington to Miss Rest of 76ers' Season with Knee Injuries

    Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington and center Jahlil Okafor will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season with injuries. The 76ers announced an MRI revealed Covington suffered a slight meniscus tear in his right knee...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 7,599 reads 0 comments

  5. DeMarcus Cousins Says Kings Treated Him Like 'Piece of Cattle' in Pelicans Trade

    New Orleans Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins will face the Sacramento Kings on Friday in his first matchup against the team that drafted him in 2010 and traded him earlier this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 9,360 reads 0 comments

  6. 3 Men Arrested for Simple Burglary After Breaking into LSU's Tiger Stadium

    Three people were arrested after breaking into LSU's Tiger Stadium early Friday morning. According to Alicia Serrano of WBRZ 2, the three were charged with simple burglary and booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison...

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  7. Bulls Join Forces with Chance the Rapper, Donate $1 Million to Chicago Schools

    The Chicago Bulls are joining Chance the Rapper in support of Chicago Public Schools. The team announced a $1 million donation on its Twitter page Friday: The Bulls ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 16,395 reads 0 comments

  8. Chase Daniel Reportedly Signs 1-Year Contract to Make Return to Saints Roster

    Quarterback Chase Daniel has found a new home. Or, rather, returned to an old one. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the New Orleans Saints signed Daniel to a one-year contract Wednesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 13,686 reads 0 comments

  9. Rafael Nadal Defeats Nicolas Mahut to Advance to Miami Open Quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal moved a step closer to his first 2017 title Tuesday with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory over Nicolas Mahut in the round of 16 at the Miami Open . While the tournament's No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 1,980 reads 0 comments

  10. Duke's Harry Giles Declares for 2017 NBA Draft After Freshman Season

    Harry Giles failed to live up to the hype that surrounded him as the No. 2 recruit in his class, per Scout , but that didn't stop him from declaring for the 2017 NBA draft after his freshman season at Duke...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 30,512 reads 0 comments

  11. James Harden Says Playing 82 Games Should Matter in NBA MVP Race

    Houston Rockets star James Harden hasn't missed a game this season and believes that should matter in the MVP race. "Yeah, because you're not leaving your teammates out there to dry," Harden said Tuesday, per Calvin Watkins of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 17,472 reads 0 comments

  12. Jay Cutler Photographed Naked on Instagram by Wife Kristin Cavallari

    Quarterback Jay Cutler appears to be enjoying the NFL offseason. His wife Kristin Cavallari posted an NSFW picture of him enjoying a view of the sea on her Instagram page...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 1,458,827 reads 0 comments

  13. Frank Mason III, Lonzo Ball Headline AP College Basketball All-American Team

    The 2016-17 men's college basketball All-American teams were released Tuesday, per the Associated Press official website ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 67,038 reads 0 comments

  14. Ron Rivera Says Cam Newton Will Participate in Workouts Despite Shoulder Injury

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is scheduled for shoulder surgery Thursday but will still be involved with the team's offseason workouts. Head coach Ron Rivera appeared on NFL Network Monday and said, via David Newton of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 355 reads 0 comments

  15. Jason Witten Agrees to 4-Year Contract Extension with Dallas Cowboys

    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will remain with the only NFL team he has ever known for the foreseeable future. The 34-year-old signed a four-year contract extension through the 2021 season, the Cowboys announced Tuesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 25,168 reads 0 comments

  16. Jets Say Josh McCown, Christian Hackenberg, Bryce Petty in Open QB Competition

    The battle to be the starting quarterback for the New York Jets in 2017 is apparently wide-open. On Tuesday, Jets head coach Todd Bowles discussed the competition between Josh ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 6,111 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL Reportedly Will Alter Suspensions, Ejections for Illegal Hits Without Vote

    A proposal from the NFL 's competition committee to eject or suspend players for specific illegal hits will reportedly go into place without an owners vote, Mark Maske of the Washington Post reported Tuesday...

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  18. Auburn SS Haley Fagan, Florida HC Tim Walton Involved in Altercation After Game

    Auburn softball player Haley Fagan and Florida softball coach Tim Walton had an altercation following the Tigers' 1-0 Monday win. Andrew Joseph of USA Today cited a 2012 report from Andy Marks of Gainesville...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 28,907 reads 0 comments

  19. Texans Owner Bob McNair Said Brock Osweiler Trade to Browns Was 'A Shocker'

    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair can't believe his team was able to trade quarterback Brock Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns this offseason...

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  20. Andy Murray's Elbow Injury Likely to Keep Him out of Davis Cup Quarter-Final

    Tennis star Andy Murray is major doubt for Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final clash with France due to an elbow problem. Murray's brother Jamie told The Times (h/t Press Association Sport, via ESPN ) about the problem the world No...

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  21. Former Cardinals, Indians Pitcher Anthony Reyes Begins Career as Firefighter

    Former St. Louis Cardinals and Cleveland Indians pitcher Anthony Reyes is now a Los Angeles County firefighter...

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  22. Jerry Jones Says NFL Owners Vote on Raiders Will Be 'Exciting Day' for Las Vegas

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the NFL owners' vote Monday for the Oakland Raiders ' potential move to Las Vegas will be "an exciting day for Vegas," per Ian Rapoport of NFL...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 24,668 reads 0 comments

  23. Bassmaster Classic 2017: Winner, Final Weigh-In Results and Leaderboard

    Jordan Lee is the 2017 Bassmaster Classic champion. He concluded the three-day event at Lake Conroe in Houston atop the leaderboard thanks to his impressive 27-pounds, four-ounces effort Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 7,668 reads 0 comments

  24. Bruce Allen Denies Redskins Tried to Trade Kirk Cousins Despite Rumors

    Washington team president Bruce Allen put a damper on lingering Kirk Cousins trade rumors Sunday. According to JP Finlay of CSN Mid-Atlantic, Allen said, "I can't keep up with the rumors...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 7,732 reads 0 comments

  25. Rockets Account Takes Shot at Russell Westbrook with James Harden MVP Tweet

    The Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday 137-125 and improved their record to 51-22 compared to Oklahoma City's 41-31...

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