NBA 2K Players Tournament | Round 1 Recap

Apr 8, 2020

Streamed live 4 hours agoWatch the Round 1 recap of the first-ever NBA 2K Players Tournament featuring 16 NBA players in a single elimination bracket.Kevin Durant vs. Derrick Jones Jr.Zach LaVine vs. Deandre AytonTrae Young vs. Harrison BarnesHassan Whiteside vs. Patrick BeverleyDomantas Sabonis vs. Montrezl HarrellRui Hachimura vs. Donovan MitchellMichael Porter Jr. vs. Devin BookerDeMarcus… […]

Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant again defy local “stay at home” restrictions

Apr 8, 2020

Getty Images Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and free-agent receiver Dez Bryant continue to disregard important restrictions to out-of-home activities as communities throughout the world try to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus. In videos posted by Bryant on social media, the franchise-tagged quarterback and the pass-catcher who very much would like to return to… […]

Tiger Woods enjoys Masters Champions Dinner ‘quarantine style’

Apr 8, 2020

9:05 PM ETBob HarigESPN Senior Writer Close Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana UniversityTiger Woods has been mostly quiet since the sports world went into lockdown, but he acknowledged Tuesday on social media that he would have been hosting the Champions Dinner at… […]

Local doctor amazingly draws Splash Bros on Etch A Sketch

Apr 8, 2020

Healthcare professionals worldwide have been the true heroes during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, putting their lives on the line to save the suffering. It has been hard for doctors and nurses to deal with the stresses brought on by overwhelming and exhausting shifts at overcrowded hospitals during these dire times, but one particular physician has… […]

NBA players could refund millions to owners, sources say

Apr 8, 2020

Blake Griffin of the Detroit PistonsLeon Halip | Getty ImagesNational Basketball Association owners could get some financial relief in the form of of returned pay in any compensation deal with players, according to multiple people with knowledge of the situation.In an hour-long call on Tuesday afternoon, executives at the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the… […]

What MLB players think of daunting coronavirus return possibility

Apr 8, 2020

“That’s hell” is how one Met described what could be ahead for players if a plan MLB has mulled to play all of its games in Arizona is enacted. “I mean we’re talking 120 degrees every day and playing weekly doubleheaders and 20 days straight,” the Met said on the condition of anonymity, making reference… […]

U.F.C. 249, Skirting Coronavirus Limits, Is Set for Tribal Land in California

Apr 8, 2020

The Ultimate Fighting Championship plans to hold a pay-per-view event on tribal land in Central California this month, an attempted end run around widespread federal and state guidelines against holding large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, according to three people familiar with the decision.Even as most sporting events have ground to a halt worldwide because… […]

‘Be the Light’: The inspirational reason high schools nationwide are burning stadium lights during the coronavirus pandemic

Apr 8, 2020

View photosPhoto: Quinn Lemmers for Yahoo Lifestyle/Getty ImagesWith the coronavirus crisis shutting down schools nationwide, most U.S. children won’t be returning to class this academic year. But to assure students won’t feel forgotten, schools across the country are turning on sports stadium lights to illuminate empty campuses, embracing what has become known as the #BeTheLight… […]

AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

Apr 7, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association.The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with… […]

Despite Trump’s Optimism, Lack of Sports Could Extend Into the Fall

Apr 7, 2020

Public officials and sports leaders, worried events could wipe out gains made in the pandemic, are examining shortened seasons or not having them at all.“I want fans back in the arenas,” President Trump said on Saturday at the White House, adding, “As soon as we can, obviously.’’Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York TimesPublished April 6, 2020Updated April… […]

NASCAR driver ‘rage quits’ esports race

Apr 7, 2020

With real-life race events canceled, drivers have taken their talents to esports and unsurprisingly, the usual conflicts have followed. On Sunday during the Food City Showdown from Bristol Motor Speedway in a race that was airing on Fox, Bubba Wallace and Clint Bowyer got together on lap 11, spinning Bowyer out and putting Wallace’s car… […]

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