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Markelle Fultz gets no respect in NBA rookie survey

Tuesday  20:57,   22 august 2017
Sporting News

NBA rookies don't think too much of Markelle Fultz' future, but they really like Dennis Smith Jr.Fultz also received just one vote from any player as the draft's most athletic[...]

Texans' O'Brien declares Savage starting QB

Tuesday  20:57,   22 august 2017
theScore

With three words Tuesday, Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien ended any semblance of a quarterback competition. The battle between Tom Savage and rookie Deshaun Watson came to a close during his press conference. "Tom's the[...]

Cherry on Olympics: 'Who the hell's going to watch hockey at 3 a.m.?'

Tuesday  20:57,   22 august 2017
theScore

Many hockey fans are disappointed that the NHL won't allow its players to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Don Cherry is not one of them. The commentator and ex-coach joined Sportsnet's "Starting Lineup" radio show[...]

It’s late in the season, and there’s meaningful golf to be played

Tuesday  20:56,   22 august 2017
Golfweek

The 11th FedEx Cup Playoffs begin on Thursday with The Northern Trust, and there still is a good deal at stake in this PGA Tour season.So 11 years ago, under the guidance of Tim Finchem, the PGA Tour decided to go a different route, and created the[...]

Breaking down the depressing race for the 2nd AL wild-card spot

Tuesday  19:51,   22 august 2017
theScore

Competing for the second American League wild-card spot in 2017 seems not unlike racing the Tour de France in the early aughts as anyone but Lance Armstrong: Yes, you're technically in it, but there's an undeniable feeling of futility.[...]

How Kyle Busch dominated the final laps of each NASCAR race for his weekend sweep

Tuesday  19:49,   22 august 2017
For The Win

<p>Kyle Busch entered the weekend with an incredible 17 total wins at Bristol Motor Speedway. Saturday night, he left with 20.</p>For the first time this season, the NASCAR driver's dominance in all three series was on display and resulted in[...]

How Kyle Busch dominated the final laps of each NASCAR race for his weekend sweep

Tuesday  19:48,   22 august 2017
For The Win

<p>Kyle Busch entered the weekend with an incredible 17 total wins at Bristol Motor Speedway. Saturday night, he left with 20.</p>For the first time this season, the NASCAR driver's dominance in all three series was on display and resulted in[...]

The Seven NFL Preseason Hype Stories We See Season After Season After Season...

Tuesday  19:36,   22 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

For all the ways NFL management misunderstands the tastes and attitudes of the general public—and, as we gear up for a twelfth season of Thursday Night Football, we shall not forget that there are many—the league grasps, broadly, that scarcity[...]

Rose Bowl stars Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team

Tuesday  19:36,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college football coming into 2017.&nbsp;The two Heisman[...]

Jerry Jones speaks out against NFL players protesting anthem

Tuesday  19:33,   22 august 2017
MSN

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Tuesday came out strongly against the continued practice of NFL players protesting the national anthem before games.&nbsp;Jones made his opinions clear on the issue during an appearance on 105.3 The Fan’s Shan [...]

Now Running the Cleveland Cavaliers? A Former Real Estate Broker

Tuesday  19:32,   22 august 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

Koby Altman became the GM of the Cavaliers under extremely unusual circumstances. But his basketball career has been extremely unusual from the very beginning. He grew up in Brooklyn a few blocks from what’s now the Barclays Center before going to[...]

Farce vs. Fight: Is Mayweather-McGregor Risking Boxing's Best Chance at Resurgence?

Tuesday  19:20,   22 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

The Bombardier Global 6000 nears its cruising altitude, and Conor McGregor sinks into an oversized white leather chair between the cockpit and a stack of Dolce &amp; Gabbana shopping bags.&nbsp;The men around him nod like bobbleheads.[...]

Farce vs. Fight: Is Mayweather-McGregor Risking Boxing's Best Chance at Resurgence?

Tuesday  19:20,   22 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

The Bombardier Global 6000 nears its cruising altitude, and Conor McGregor sinks into an oversized white leather chair between the cockpit and a stack of Dolce &amp; Gabbana shopping bags.&nbsp;The men around him nod like bobbleheads.[...]

Column: More than just $10M on stake in FedEx Cup playoffs

Tuesday  19:17,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

The FedEx Cup isn't the only trophy at stake over the next five weeks. One trophy is known for its $10 million prize, with $9 million in cash. The other is about respect and honor from the other players. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File) 2/4[...]

Horrible White Sox Fan Rips Foul Ball Away from Rightful Owner

Tuesday  19:02,   22 august 2017
The Big Lead

Unacceptable.[...]