Basketball

Nets to extend Atkinson, coaching staff

[ad_1] 11:47 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson and his assistant coaches are nearing completion on contract extensions, league sources tell ESPN.Atkinson and his staff are expected to have signed agreements with the Nets in the near future, league sources said.Atkinson has inspired praise throughout the league for the tenacity and improvement that his Nets teams have shown in his nearly three seasons on the job.This season, Atkinson
Hockey

Blues inch closer to top of Central Division with 3-2 overtime win over Avs

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS — Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in a shootout and the St. Louis Blues slowed Colorado’s playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Avalanche on Monday night. Trying to hold onto the final postseason spot in the Western Conference, the Avalanche had won four straight and were 6-0-1 in their previous seven games. They earned one point to move two ahead of Arizona for the
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Nats’ offer to Harper came in envelope

[ad_1] When the Washington Nationals made their initial offer last fall to keep Bryce Harper, they did so in a unique way, according to a Washington Post report.In the midst of a rain delay during the Nationals' final home game of the 2018 season, Harper -- who'd gotten standing ovations in each of his four at-bats during the Sept. 26 game -- was summoned to manager Dave Martinez's office. But
Hockey

Blues cool off Avalanche 3-2 in shootout

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in a shootout and the St. Louis Blues slowed Colorado’s playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Avalanche on Monday night. Trying to hold onto the final postseason spot in the Western Conference, the Avalanche had won four straight and were 6-0-1 in their previous seven games. They earned one point to move two ahead of Arizona for
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Huge contracts and big concerns. What’s going on with MLB salaries?

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"With Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts agreeing Sunday to the 10th deal of $100 million or more in the past six weeks, Major League Baseball crossed what would have been an unthinkable threshold at the start of spring training. In the five months since free agency began, teams
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The lapsed fan’s guide to WrestleMania 35

[ad_1] 3:54 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN As a service to fans who have a general interest in the WWE but might not have watched a match since WrestleMania last year, we're happy to provide this FAQ as a guide to WrestleMania 35.Q. Why are they back at MetLife Stadium for WrestleMania? From a "claimed attendance" standpoint, WrestleMania 29 in East Rutherford in 2013 had the third-largest gate in the history of
Hockey

Tavares scores, Maple Leafs edge Isles 2-1 to clinch berth

[ad_1] UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares scored against his former team and the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night. Calle Rosen also had a goal for Toronto, which needed just one point to secure its postseason spot and won for the fourth time in 11 games (4-5-2). Frederik Andersen stopped 28 shots. Tavares, held without a
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Yanks’ Andujar has labrum tear; surgery possible

[ad_1] New York Yankees third baseman and AL Rookie of the Year runner-up Miguel Andujar has a small labrum tear in his right shoulder, manager Aaron Boone said Monday, with season-ending surgery a possibility.Andujar was placed on the 10-day injured list earlier Monday due to a right shoulder strain he suffered on a headfirst slide Sunday.According to Boone, there is optimism that Andujar won't need surgery if the injury is
Swimming

TritonWear April Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson

[ad_1] The post TritonWear April Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson appeared first on Swimming World News. Each month, Swimming World will partner with TritonWear to bring you our Swimmer of the Month. This month, we feature Louise Hansson. Who is Louise Hansson? Louise Hansson is a The post TritonWear April Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson appeared first on Swimming World News. [ad_2] Source link
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Baylor makes loud statement against Iowa to reach women’s Final Four

[ad_1] GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Baylor coach Kim Mulkey made another one of her loud fashion statements for Monday night's Elite Eight showdown against Iowa, wearing a bright orange pantsuit highlighted by a neon yellow blouse and high heels.Her top-seeded Lady Bears made an even louder statement with a dominating 85-53 victory to advance to the Final Four of the women's NCAA tournament for the first time since winning the title