NHLPA executive board meets, still deliberating on CBA

[ad_1] NHL players have yet to decide whether to terminate the current collective bargaining agreement with less than two weeks before the deadline to do so. Roughly 50 players met Wednesday night in Chicago to get an update on talks with the league, which executive director Don Fehr called “a long discussion, good discussion” about the situation facing the NHLPA. The executive board and the other players attending the meeting

With Clowney, Seahawks tout ‘scary’ defense

[ad_1] 11:04 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. -- The addition of Jadeveon Clowney had Pete Carroll drawing comparisons to the defensive-end duos from the Seattle Seahawks' recent Super Bowl teams.It had Clowney's new position coach, Clint Hurtt, giving a public thank-you to Carroll and general manager John Schneider for arming his D-line with another premier edge rusher to pair with Ezekiel Ansah.And it had left tackle Duane Brown and linebacker
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Pound-for-pound rankings – Pacquiao is back; Lomachenko still king

[ad_1] Who is the world's best fighter, regardless of weight class? Check out ESPN's latest top 10.Don't forget to also check out Dan Rafael's divisional rankings, which are updated weekly.For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here.Note: Results are through Wednesday.THE PANEL: Dan Rafael, Andre Ward, Timothy Bradley Jr., Joe Tessitore, Teddy Atlas, Steve Kim, Bernardo Pilatti, Eric Raskin, Nick Parkinson, Nigel Collins, Charles Moynihan,

Kyle Berkshire wins World Long Drive Championship

[ad_1] THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Kyle Berkshire won the World Long Drive Championship on Wednesday night, beating two-time champion Tim Burke with a 406-yard drive at WinStar World Casino and Resort. After Burke got to 374 on his eighth and final attempt in the final, Berkshire missed the grid on his first three shots before nailing the winner for his first world title and third tour victory of the season.

NHL expands reach into Russia with new streaming deal

[ad_1] The NHL is expanding its reach into Russia through a new streaming agreement that’s set to make every regular-season and playoff game available in the country. The league reached an agreement with Yandex that will more than triple the amount of games available to fans in Russia. Staging a game in Russia remains a possibility in the coming years. “It’s a game-changer for us,” NHL executive vice president of
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Phillies vs. Reds – Game Recap – September 4, 2019

[ad_1] CINCINNATI -- With a homer, a win and an appearance in the outfield, Michael Lorenzen pulled off a feat last accomplished by The Babe. Cincinnati's versatile reliever also blocked the Phillies from gaining ground in the playoff chase.That last part stung the most for Philadelphia.Lorenzen hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning Wednesday night as the Reds pulled away to an 8-5 victory. He got his first win
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Costa Rica coach resigns, citing boredom

[ad_1] Gustavo Matosas has stepped down as manager of the Costa Rica national team after less than a year in the job, blaming the frequent down time between games that made him feel unproductive."I realized that in the national side I feel unproductive even though I kill myself watching videos," Matosas said at a news conference Wednesday."It's not what I like to be doing."An Argentine national who played for Uruguay,

Chargers deal ‘wasn’t about the money’

[ad_1] COSTA MESA, Calif. -- In a time of year when a handful of players signed new deals for monstrous sums of money, Los Angeles Chargers center Mike Pouncey said he desired a new contract that would keep his family comfortable and satisfy his goal of chasing a league title.Pouncey said that reasoning was the impetus for a one-year, $9 million contract extension that keeps him with the Chargers through
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The Bottom 10 just means more with Tennessee and the SEC

[ad_1] Bottom 10 Inspirational thought of the week:If I had my wayI'd leave here todayI'd move in a hurryI'd find me a place where I could stayAnd not have to worryA place I'd feel looseA place I could lose ... these Tennessee Blues-- "Tennessee Blues" Bobby CharlesHere at Bottom 10 HQ, located in a flat-tired Airstream parked behind Paul Finebaum's mansion, we have always had a soft spot in our