. . .

Day: 23 August 2019

Sources — Howard to join Lakers with stern caveat

[ad_1] After completing a contract buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies, Dwight Howard will sign a non-guaranteed contract with the Los Angeles Lakers that comes with a clear message, league sources told ESPN: Disrupt this team — and you’ll be gone. In meetings with Lakers management, coaches and teammates — including Anthony Davis — late this […]

Lions starters Davis, Ragnow exit with injuries

[ad_1] DETROIT — A pair of Lions starters left the team’s preseason game with injuries on Friday night. Starting middle linebacker Jarrad Davis was carted to the locker room with a right foot injury during the first drive, before center Frank Ragnow was helped off the field in the second quarter with a right leg […]

Golden rings — Vonn engaged to Devils’ Subban

[ad_1] Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn and P.K. Subban are trying the knot. Former ski champion Vonn announced her engagement to the NHL star on Instagram on Friday. The pair have been dating for at least a year. Vonn, 34, told Vogue that they don’t yet have a date for the wedding. “I just want […]

Forget the format and just look at those names on the leaderboard

[ad_1] ATLANTA — The detractors are plenty, and for seemingly good reason. The new and — allegedly — improved Tour Championship that really isn’t a tournament but will decide the FedEx Cup champion has a few issues that maybe — just maybe — could be excused if the players atop the leaderboard continue to do […]

From breakups to makeups – NBA reunions that defied expectations

[ad_1] Dwight Howard is on his way back to the Los Angeles Lakers, after agreeing to a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies. While the move wasn’t a surprise given recent developments — specifically the Lakers losing DeMarcus Cousins to a torn ACL and the Grizzlies having little interest in keeping Howard on the roster after […]

Youth baseball participation on the rise

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — While no one is saying the erstwhile national pastime is returning to its glory years, Major League Baseball is encouraged that kids are returning to baseball and sticking with it. Between 2013 and 2018, the number of U.S. kids playing baseball and softball combined increased by nearly 3 million, according to annual […]

The Herbies are here for the 2019 season

[ad_1] Kirk Herbstreit picks his favorites for the 2019 season, from superstars to surprise teams, student sections and bands, plus predictions for conference champions and the College Football Playoff. Tune in for The Herbies Preseason Special at 7 p.m. ET Friday on ESPN. Ultimate game-changerTravis Etienne, ClemsonJerry Jeudy, AlabamaAuburn defensive lineGrant Delpit, LSUJ.K. Dobbins, Ohio […]