Football

49ers’ Goodwin wins ’40 Yards of Gold,’ $1 million

[ad_1] San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin won the "40 Yards of Gold" sprint event and its $1 million prize on Saturday.Goodwin outraced Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson by 0.05 seconds in the final of the 40-yard dash tournament in Sunrise, Florida.Goodwin was a star track athlete in college at Texas and competed in the long jump at the 2012 Olympics. [ad_2] Source link
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Strop calls Puig ‘stupid’ after shouting match

[ad_1] CINCINNATI -- There aren't likely to be any Christmas cards exchanged between Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop and Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig after the two had words with each other as the benches cleared in the Cubs 6-0 win on Saturday.Puig got hit in the hip by a 3-0 pitch from Strop in the bottom of the eighth inning and began to walk towards the mound while screaming
Basketball

NBA salary cap jumps $7M, set at $109.14M

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, an increase of just more than $7 million from last season.The tax level will be $132,627,000, and the minimum salary, which is 90% of the cap, will be $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the league has been projecting for some time.All the new figures take effect Monday. Teams
Hockey

Penguins trade Kessel to Coyotes for Galchenyuk

[ad_1] GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded high-scoring winger Phil Kessel to the Arizona Coyotes for center Alex Galchenyuk. Minor league defenseman Pierre-Oliver Joseph also will go to Pittsburgh in the deal announced Saturday. The Coyotes get minor league defenseman Dane Birks and a 2021 fourth-round draft pick. The 31-year-old Kessel had 27 goals and 55 assists with the Penguins last season, his fourth with the team.
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Penguins trade Kessel to Coyotes for Galchenyuk

[ad_1] The Pittsburgh Penguins have dealt right wing Phil Kessel to the Arizona Coyotes. The Coyotes, who are getting a fourth-round pick and defenseman Dane Birks in the deal, are sending center Alex Galchenyuk and defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph, the team announced Saturday.After being swept by the Islanders in the first round of the playoffs this past season, the Penguins have been looking to get younger and faster around star Sidney
Golf

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas

[ad_1] ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda on Saturday after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Park, the second-ranked South Korean star who won the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore in early March for her sixth LPGA Tour title, is coming off a second-place finish last week in
Nascar

Austin Dillon wins pole for NASCAR Cup Series race

[ad_1] JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Austin Dillon has won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Dillon recorded a top lap of 176.263 mph in his No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. It’s the sixth career pole for the 29-year-old Dillon, who is seeking his first Cup Series win since last year’s Daytona 500. Kevin Harvick qualified second on a hot, humid Saturday, followed by Daniel
Golf

Steve Stricker increases lead to 6 shots in US Senior Open

[ad_1] SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker opened a six-stroke lead in the U.S. Senior Open on Saturday at Notre Dame, shooting a 4-under 66 and extending his bogey-free run to 48 holes. Seeking his second senior major title after winning the Regions Tradition by six strokes in May in Alabama, the 52-year-old Stricker had a tournament-record 18-under 192 total on the rain-softened Warren Golf Course. He opened with