PSG needed winter ‘recruits’ regardless of Coupe de la Ligue loss – Tuchel

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel believes that Wednesday’s Coupe de la Ligue quarterfinal exit at the hands of Guingamp has changed nothing regarding the January transfer window, saying the deposed titleholders needed to and still need to sign new players to remain competitive. “We did not need to lose to know that we must recruit,” […]


Rays’ Tommy Pham: Tampa Bay has ‘really no fan base at all’

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Tommy Pham issued a stinging assessment Thursday of his team’s attendance woes, telling SiriusXM that a new stadium or even relocation might be needed to draw more fans. “Do I think something has to happen, whether it be a new ballpark, maybe a new city? I think so,” Pham said. “Because […]


Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram respond to coach’s challenge, lead Lakers to win

A late-night phone call between Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram after their coach publicly challenged the pair to play with more passion for the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers helped spark a 107-97 come-from-behind road win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Ingram scored a season-high 29 points, adding six assists, three rebounds and two steals, […]


LeBron James: Cavs’ title ‘made me the greatest player of all time’

When LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first NBA title in 2016, he says that accomplishment allowed him to think of himself as the best player in the game. “That one right there made me the greatest player of all time,” James said in Episode 7 of the eight-part ESPN+ series More Than An […]


Cowboys headed to L.A., aiming to raise bar on expectations

The joy or relief — or whatever the Dallas Cowboys felt after their 24-22 wild-card win against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday — was short-lived. Surrounded by media at his locker inside AT&T Stadium, Pro Bowl defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence summed up the Cowboys’ feelings less than an hour after the franchise’s first playoff victory […]


Todd Gurley, Ezekiel Elliott headline Rams-Cowboys playoff matchup

Of three possible opponents, it’s the Dallas Cowboys whom the Los Angeles Rams will face in a divisional-round playoff game on Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Cowboys (10-6) are the only team in the NFC playoff field that the Rams (13-3) have not played this season. They last met in 2017, when […]

Is it really that crazy to think the Mets can win the NL East?

Hey, the New York Mets didn’t hire Brodie Van Wagenen to be just another conventional general manager. They could have gone with the latest 30-something prodigy from Harvard or Yale if they wanted to do nike nfl jerseys china (OK, Van Wagenen went to Stanford, the “Harvard of the West” except with a prettier […]


Daniel Murphy agrees to two-year, $24 million deal with Colorado Rockies

Veteran infielder Daniel Murphy has agreed in principle to a deal with the Colorado Rockies, according to multiple reports. The deal is for two years and $24 million, as first reported by Yahoo Sports. Murphy has spent the bulk of his career at second base, where the Rockies are looking to replace fellow free agent […]


Warriors confident Klay Thompson will break out of slump soon

Klay Thompson is in the midst of one of the worst shooting slumps of his career, but the Golden State Warriors remain convinced the All-Star swingman will break out of it soon. Thompson set an NBA record by knocking down 14 3-pointers in scoring 52 points in an Oct. 29 victory over the Chicago Bulls, […]


Fantasy NBA Daily Notes: Setting the table for Christmas Day action

They say good things come in threes. The NBA seems to agree. Not only is 3-point volume once again at an all-time high, but we also find events like Saturday’s triple-overtime thriller in the nation’s capital embodying the power of three. A surprisingly wild showdown between the Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards had it all: […]