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Mark Cuban blames tanking comments on 'being starstruck with Dr. J'

Wednesday  02:10,   21 february 2018
Sportsnaut

Mark Cuban openly admitted telling his team, the Dallas Mavericks, that the best course of action for the rest of the season is to tank for losses and improve draft lottery odds. He made that admission during an appearance with Julius Irving, who he [...]

Opinion: West Coast in rearview mirror, Masters on horizon

Wednesday  02:10,   21 february 2018
Associated Press

It took until the start of the Florida swing — seven tournaments — for a PGA Tour event in 2018 to not feature at least one of the top three players in the[...]

Opinion: MLB seemingly hasn’t put much thought into their new limit on mound visits

Wednesday  01:35,   21 february 2018
The Comeback

On Monday, Major League Baseball revealed new pace of play rules, which included a limit of six mound visits per team, per nine innings, with each team getting an extra mound visit for every extra inning. On Monday, Major League Baseball[...]

Opinion: Boston's addition of J.D. Martinez is about October, not the Yankees

Wednesday  01:34,   21 february 2018
Sporting News

The ability to score runs quickly, with one swing of the bat, matters in the postseason.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

7 storylines that will define the NBA stretch run

Wednesday  01:32,   21 february 2018
theScore

In an NBA campaign, the week-long All-Star break serves as a natural inflection point. In an NBA campaign, the week-long All-Star break serves as a natural inflection point. Coming two-thirds of the way through, it's an intermission before[...]

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi hires father of elite 2020 prospect

Wednesday  01:32,   21 february 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt's new assistant director of player personnel, according to his Twitter page, is Paris Johnson Sr., a former fifth-round NFL draft pick who worked under Pat Narduzzi for a season at Michigan State. Pitt's new assistant director of[...]

Wallace Jr. shares take on Daytona 500 confrontation with Hamlin

Wednesday  01:31,   21 february 2018
Sporting News

Denny Hamlin was not happy with Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. after the finish of Sunday's Daytona 500.Denny Hamlin was not happy with the finish of Sunday's Daytona[...]

Giannis: My knee injury stemmed from playing too much

Wednesday  00:35,   21 february 2018
theScore

Giannis Antetokounmpo was in dire need of a break. Stream NFL games Live wherever you are Start Free Trial Sponsored by fuboTV The Milwaukee Bucks superstar has missed a few games this season due to nagging soreness in his right knee,[...]

Messi ends goal drought vs Chelsea to give Barca 1-1 draw

Wednesday  00:35,   21 february 2018
Associated Press

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in his ninth attempt to salvage a 1-1 draw for Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 on Tuesday. The forward's longest goal drought against any opponent ended after 730 minutes when Chelsea was[...]

Bayern Munich 5-0 Besiktas JK: Ruthless Germans Give 5-Star Performance Against 10-Man Turks

Wednesday  00:35,   21 february 2018
90min

Bayern Munich were in a ruthless mood as a Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller scored two goals each with Kinglesy Coman adding another to earn a 5-0 first leg win in the Champions League. ​Bayern started the game well on what was a wet[...]

Divver: Jarome Iginla skated with the Providence Bruins today

Tuesday  23:56,   20 february 2018
SB Nation

Here’s one for your Tuesday afternoon, waaaaaaaaaay out of left field: 4 months after hip surgery, Jarome Iginla on ice with @AHLBruins today. 4 months after hip surgery, Jarome Iginla on ice with @AHLBruins today. Iginla: 'I’d love to[...]

The Chicago Blackhawks provide a cautionary tale for the Penguins

Tuesday  23:55,   20 february 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t look like playoff contenders when they played their first game of the 2017-18 season. More like shoo-ins to earn their fourth Stanley Cup in less than a decade.That’s because they performed a 10-1 vivisection on the[...]

Marlins' Mattingly fires back at Harper: Mind your own business

Tuesday  23:35,   20 february 2018
theScore

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't much care for Bryce Harper's take on his club's offseason teardown."It's not really his place to comment on us," Mattingly told Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. "He doesn't really know what[...]

Blackhawks’ Anthony Duclair: ‘There’s a lot more racism than you guys think’

Tuesday  23:33,   20 february 2018
MSN

Anthony Duclair said he has heard the slurs, seen the gestures. The Blackhawks' lone black player, and one of about 30 in the NHL, Duclair said he was disappointed but not surprised at the racial taunts four fans aimed at Capitals player Devante [...]

Michigan Should Claim the 2013 National Title as Theirs

Tuesday  23:33,   20 february 2018
12up

The University of Louisville has been under the proverbial microscope after the scandal that led to the​ firing of basketball head coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich. The final nail in the coffin came on Feb. 20, as the NCAA [...]