Paul George is 'front-runner' for MVP, according to Thunder teammate and former MVP Russell Westbrook – CBS Sports

Paul George is 'front-runner' for MVP, according to Thunder teammate and former MVP Russell Westbrook – CBS Sports

While the hype continues to swirl around the likes of James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo in MVP talks, another player is starting to emerge from the fray. The Thunder’s Paul George has been on a tear, most recently dropping 40-plus points in back-to-back games against the Rockets and Trail Blazers, including a triple-double Monday against […]

Daisuke Matsuzaka suffers shoulder injury at fan event in Okinawa – ESPN

Daisuke Matsuzaka suffers shoulder injury at fan event in Okinawa – ESPN

TOKYO — Daisuke Matsuzaka has dealt with numerous arm injuries during his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball and in Japan, but none quite like this. The Chunichi Dragons say Matsuzaka is experiencing pain in his right shoulder after an overzealous admirer pulled his throwing arm during a fan event at spring training […]

Bryce Harper Not Considering Short-Term Deals – MLB Trade Rumors

Bryce Harper Not Considering Short-Term Deals – MLB Trade Rumors

By Jeff Todd | February 12, 2019 at 11:45am CDT Even as he continues an already lengthy stay on the free agent market, star outfielder Bryce Harper is “not signing — or even considering — short-term deals,” according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link). There has been some indication of late that some […]

Knicks fall to Cavs, losing streak reaches record length – New York Post

Knicks fall to Cavs, losing streak reaches record length – New York Post

CLEVELAND — History was served at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night as the Knicks set a franchise record for the longest losing streak in their 73-year history at 17 games in a wire-to-wire 107-104 loss to the Cavaliers in The Zion Bowl. Appropriately, the Knicks buried themselves in an 8-0 hole at the start […]

At the buzzer: Ohio State 55, Indiana 52 – Inside the Hall

At the buzzer: Ohio State 55, Indiana 52 – Inside the Hall

Quick thoughts on a 55-52 loss to Ohio State: How it happened: Indiana’s free fall continued on Sunday afternoon and its limited NCAA tournament hopes were dashed with a fourth straight home loss. The Hoosiers once again started slow and played from behind for most of the afternoon. Unlike some of the other opponents that […]

UFC 234 results: Anderson Silva vs Israel Adesanya live stream play-by-play updates – MMA Mania

UFC 234 results: Anderson Silva vs Israel Adesanya live stream play-by-play updates – MMA Mania

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is ready to unleash its UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 9, 2019) inside Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. A middleweight title fight between current champion Robert Whittaker and top contender Kelvin Gastelum was expected to serve as UFC 234’s main event, but Whittaker was removed […]

Only fitting that talent-rich Sixers begin their push for a… – The Athletic

Only fitting that talent-rich Sixers begin their push for a… – The Athletic

The Philadelphia 76ers spent much of Friday honoring the late, great Moses Malone, adding a statue of the Hall of Famer to their “76ers Legends Walk” outside of the team’s practice facility in Camden, N.J., in the afternoon, then retiring his iconic No. 2 jersey during an emotional halftime ceremony with many of his family, […]

Flamengo training centre fire in Rio de Janeiro kills 10 youth players – ESPN

Flamengo training centre fire in Rio de Janeiro kills 10 youth players – ESPN

A fire on Friday killed 10 members and injured three others of Flamengo’s youth team at the Brazilian football club’s training centre in Rio de Janeiro. Firefighters were called at 5:17 a.m. local time to control the blaze that started at the sleeping quarters of Flamengo’s youth centre that had been expanded only two months […]