Kansas State's Markquis Nowell channels Patrick Mahomes, and the Chiefs QB was impressed
Nearly nine weeks ago, Chiefs fans held their breath when quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered an ankle injury in a postseason game.
Kansas State men’s basketball fans were in the same boat Thursday night during the ...Read more
LeBron James begins on-court activity as he recovers from foot injury
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James' recovery from a foot injury has continued to progress, the latest update saying he has begun on-court activity.
The Lakers star and league’s all-time leading scorer hasn’t played since ...Read more
Nets lose 5th in a row, blow 10-point lead late vs. Cavs
NEW YORK — Every fan in attendance at Barclays Center rose to their feet for the most pivotal possession in Thursday’s encore matchup between the Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers: Game on the line, single-possession game, ...Read more
Michigan State falls to Kansas State in NCAA Tournament OT thriller
NEW YORK — It was an NCAA Tournament game for the ages, but for Michigan State, it will simply be remembered as a bitter defeat.
The Spartans’ offense came to life on Thursday night, but defensive breakdowns and some ...Read more
Wild keep securing points, but fall to Flyers, 5-4 in a shootout
PHILADELPHIA — The Wild kept their point streak as the visitors going but they failed to sweep their trip, fading 5-4 to the Flyers in a shootout on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center to sit at 7-0-3 during their last 10 ...Read more
Three takeaways from Kansas State's overtime win against Michigan State in Sweet 16
NEW YORK — Nothing, it seems, can stop Markquis Nowell from leading the Kansas State men’s basketball team to greatness in this NCAA Tournament.
Not even an injury to his right ankle slowed him down during a 98-93 ...Read more
Blues rally from two-goal deficit to defeat Red Wings, 4-3
DETROIT — With the season long ago decided, the Blues haven't quit playing.
Maybe some fans — yearning for junior whiz kid Connor Bedard — wish they would. But they rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to defeat the ...Read more
UConn cashes ticket to Elite Eight, dominates Arkansas, 88-65
LAS VEGAS — Forget the casinos, the UConn men’s basketball team won big at T-Mobile Arena and cashed its ticket to the Elite Eight with an 88-65 win over eighth-seeded Arkansas in the West Regional semifinal Thursday ...Read more
Jeremy Swayman lifts Bruins over Canadiens, 4-2
BOSTON — The Bruins haven’t exactly been playing like Stanley Cup favorites the last couple of games, but their goalies have been there to make sure they didn’t pay the consequences for it.
After Linus Ullmark made ...Read more
Panthers' playoff hopes take another hit with loss to Leafs, 1st losing skid since January
SUNRISE, Fla. 1 As recently as Tuesday, the Florida Panthers held full control of their postseason destiny.
They picked a bad time for their first losing streak since January.
A second straight loss — this time a 6-2 ...Read more
Jacque Vaughn: Ben Simmons limited to individual practice, 'hasn't scripted' with first or second group
NEW YORK — Embattled Nets star Ben Simmons has been limited to individual on-court work in practice as he battles a combination of left knee and back soreness that has sidelined him since the NBA All-Star break.
Tom Brady acquires ownership stake in Las Vegas Aces
NFL great Tom Brady ended up in Las Vegas after all, but not as a member of the Raiders.
Brady, a seven-time Super Bowl champion who retired after last season, acquired ownership interest in the reigning WNBA champion Las...Read more
Bryce Miller: Can the bully handle being bullied? Aztecs rare underdog vs. No. 1 Alabama.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — This amounts to unfamiliar territory for San Diego State's basketball team, the whole underdog thing. The No. 18 Aztecs are used to being the pursed, rather than the pursuer.
Not this time.
Not on ...Read more
Phillies' Rhys Hoskins suffers torn ACL, will have surgery
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins was carted off the field after falling to the ground with what was later diagnosed by an MRI as a left anterior cruciate ligament tear that will require surgery, the...Read more
The Falcons and the reshaping of the NFC South this offseason
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — All of the teams in the NFC South have added a quarterback during free agency, and the Carolina Panthers made a mega-trade that will allow them to control the NFL draft.
While the Falcons signed ...Read more
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson says business partner isn't negotiating with teams after NFL issues warning in memo
BALTIMORE — The Lamar Jackson saga has taken another bizarre twist.
The NFL on Thursday sent a memo to all teams instructing them not to negotiate with a person who is not certified by the NFL Players Association and ...Read more
Marcus Hayes: Rhys Hoskins' knee injury means Nick Castellanos needs to start earning that $100 million contract
CLEARWATER, Fla. — This would be a good time for Nick Castellanos to start earning that $100 million.
Rhys Hoskins ripped a two-out RBI single past the third baseman and drove in Kyle Schwarber with the first run ...Read more
Knicks legend Willis Reed spent summers at Rucker Park during pro career
NEW YORK — In a different era of basketball — far away from the carefully-edited offseason workouts on Instagram — members of the New York Knicks spent their summers at the playground.
And that included The Captain....Read more
Ben Frederickson: Sooner rather than later, Cardinals need a new wave of World Series championship experience
JUPITER, Fla. — Something should strike you about this Cardinals roster that will be introduced to a packed Busch Stadium on opening day.
New catcher Willson Contreras not only will be the most recent Cardinal to have ...Read more
Mark Story: For Kentucky's Oscar Tshiebwe, decision on what to do next is complicated
It seems likely that Oscar Tshiebwe has played his final game for the Kentucky Wildcats.
When speaking with reporters Sunday in a subdued UK locker room after the Cats fell to Kansas State 75-69 in the NCAA Tournament ...Read more
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