Basketball

VanVleet receives stitches after Livingston elbow

[ad_1] Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet exited Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday after taking an elbow from Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston with 9:35 left in the fourth quarter.Livingston was coming down after a layup attempt when his elbow connected with VanVleet's face, leaving the third year guard bloodied.VanVleet needed seven stitches to repair the cut under his eye, but he did not suffer a concussion.
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Red Bulls’ run to continue in Philly?

[ad_1] MLS has a limited schedule this weekend with international tournaments coming to the fore, but there is still plenty to look forward to as Eastern Conference heavyweights Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls do battle, plus the back-from-the-dead Colorado Rapids take on Minnesota United.Bull run to continue in Philly?Back in preseason, if you would have said that Bradley Wright-Phillips would have one goal by the first week of
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Skinner stays with Sabres on 8-year, $72M deal

[ad_1] 10:51 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Jeff Skinner, who would have been one of the most coveted free-agent wingers this summer, is officially off the market after signing an eight-year, $72 million contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres on Friday.Skinner, 27, had a career-high 40 goals in his first season in Buffalo, which acquired him last summer from the Carolina Hurricanes for Cliff Pu, plus Buffalo's second-round pick in this year's
Hockey

Sabres re-sign Jeff Skinner to 8-year, $72 million contract

[ad_1] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million contract in addressing one their most pressing offseason needs. Skinner becomes the team’s second-highest paid player behind captain Jack Eichel in a deal reached Friday night, and three weeks before the forward was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. The ninth-year player, who has now topped 30 goals four
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GGG means business, both in and out of the ring

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Former unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin's career, one that is a virtual certainty to land him in the International Boxing Hall of Fame, can be viewed in three parts.Part 1 of Golovkin's career can best be defined as 2006 through the latter part of 2012. That is when he turned pro in Germany after claiming a 2004 Olympic silver medal for Kazakhstan, had his career
Football

Jets’ new GM Joe Douglas: Solid hire, but it guarantees nothing – New York Jets Blog

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The first time anyone noticed Joe Douglas in the NFL was the summer of 2001, when he played a bit role in the debut of HBO's "Hard Knocks" series. A low-level personnel assistant for the Baltimore Ravens, Douglas was "The Turk" -- the league's version of the Grim Reaper.A camera followed him on cut-down day as he walked the halls of the Ravens' facility, breaking
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Looney returns to play for Warriors in Game 4

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors big man Kevon Looney played in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, five days after coach Steve Kerr said he would likely miss the rest of the postseason.Looney's return to the lineup came as a surprise given that he suffered a nondisplaced first costal cartilage fracture on his right side during Game 2.Looney did not play in Game 3 on
Golf

Lee6 tied for lead at ShopRite LPGA Classic

[ad_1] GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 got right back to work after winning the U.S. Women’s Open last weekend. Coming off her first major title, Lee6 shot an 8-under 63 to grab a share of the lead after Friday’s opening round in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. “I felt pretty relaxed on the course,” said Lee6, a 23-year-old LPGA Tour rookie from South Korea. “I didn’t feel nervous. I think
Football

What the Jets are getting (and the Eagles are losing) in Joe Douglas – Philadelphia Eagles Blog

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- In March 2017, just before the Philadelphia Eagles embarked on their first Super Bowl run in franchise history, chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie called the hiring of Joe Douglas "the pivotal moment of the last year."Carson Wentz was coming off a promising rookie season, flashing traits of a franchise quarterback, but Lurie said he was getting more props from general managers at the NFL owners meetings for