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Fantasy NBA players to be most concerned about for next season

This would typically be the time when the regular season would be coming to an end in the NBA, and with it, a fantasy champion would be crowned. As you know, though, this season is anything but typical. While sports fans and fantasy managers alike continue to wait and see if the NBA will return […]

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Shaquille O’Neal credits his NBA success to … MMA?

Shaquille O’Neal is a four-time NBA champion, and he attributes his Hall of Fame success to … mixed martial arts. “MMA is the reason I became a champion,” O’Neal told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. “I always used to practice basketball. It wasn’t enough. Because when I played basketball, it was more wrestling. So when […]

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Sources: Panthers make Christian McCaffrey NFL’s highest-paid RB

Carolina Panthers star Christian McCaffrey is signing a four-year extension, averaging $16 million per year, making him the highest-paid running back in NFL history, sources told ESPN. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott had been the NFL‘s highest-paid running back at $15 million per year. Jets running back Le’Veon Bell now ranks third at $14.1 […]

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Frustrated with fallout from his weekend gathering, Cowboys QB Dak Prescott clarifies, says fewer than 10 people were at house

On the same day Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the organization had communicated with Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott after a report of a party on Friday at the quarterback’s house in Prosper, Texas, that would have violated guidelines regarding the coronavirus pandemic, a frustrated Prescott issued a statement regarding the gathering. […]

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Arsenal ambition doesn’t match Aubameyang’s quality, says Gabon FA president

Pierre Alain Mounguengui, the president of Gabon’s football association (FEGAFOOT), has questioned whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will win the honours that his talent deserves if he remains at Arsenal, and has urged him to “secure a contract with a more ambitious club.” The 30-year-old striker is the reigning equal top scorer in the English Premier League […]

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Man Utd’s Pogba ‘frustrated,’ ready for comeback

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has said that he has been “frustrated” due to his injury problems this season but is ready to return stronger. Pogba, 27, has only made eight appearances in all competitions this season after suffering metatarsal and ankle injuries. He has not played a competitive game since December and was due […]

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Coronavirus, social distancing will change the way we attend games

Wearing a face mask to the ballpark to watch your baseball team? What about hand sanitizer at every aisle that you have to use before going to your seat at an NBA game? Should there be temperature checks when entering the arena? And can fans say goodbye to high-fives, hugging and even group selfies? There […]

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Florida State lineman Andrew Boselli recovers from coronavirus

Florida State offensive lineman Andrew Boselli revealed Friday that he has recovered from the coronavirus. In a first-person account on the Florida State football website, Boselli recounted how he initially dismissed any danger the coronavirus posed to himself, a healthy 22-year-old athlete. He figured only the elderly or those with underlying health problems were at […]

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Sources: Bulls tab Nuggets GM Arturas Karnisovas to lead basketball ops

The Chicago Bulls are hiring Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas to become the franchise’s new executive vice president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN. The sides were finalizing contractual details on a multiyear deal late Wednesday night, after the team offered the job to Karnisovas shortly after completing a second round of interviews, […]

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Iowa’s Luka Garza declares for NBA draft, keeps eligibility

Iowa junior Luka Garza, a first-team All-American who finished second in voting for the John R. Wooden Award this season, has declared for the NBA draft while maintaining his eligibility, he said Friday. “The NBA has been my dream since I started playing basketball as a kid and I’m going to do everything I can […]