Six NFL teams are 1-4. Which one surprises you? New York, San Francisco, Arizona, Indianapolis, Atlanta or Oakland?
“The league has flip-flopped,” Washington Coach Mike Thibault told the MSR after Sunday’s Mystics-Lynx contest. The Lynx (7th) and the Sparks (6th), the 2016 and 2017 championship finalists, must battle it out in a knock-out game rather than in the finals. The winner will play either Washington or Connecticut.
According to ESPN, Mykel Larrin is “a jack-of-all-disciplines” who started his X Games career in 2012. He won bronze in 2015 in the BMX Big Air, the activity I watched him compete in — one of three events he was entered in.
This reporter got a photo of the four Lynx All-Stars clowning around, sitting together in the locker room – the first time in league history four teammates were chosen as All-Stars. That quartet several weeks later that year helped bring Minnesota its first pro basketball championship since the Lakers in the 1950s.
The NBA concluded the 2017-18 regular season with six of the 30 head coaches Black, and four of them guided teams to post-season berths. But a Black minus-plus hiring effect has recently taken place. J.B. Bickerstaff (Memphis), David Fizdale (New York) and Lloyd Pierce (Atlanta) all were hired. Then last week, a day after he […]
The supposedly independent panel released their 60-page report last month. “Our focus has been to strengthen the collegiate model,” Rice told ESPN.com.
Boxing, for the first time since 1973, returns to the Minneapolis Armory this Friday. The building in its heyday was the regular home for pro and amateur boxing — Sugar Ray Robinson among others once fought there and it once housed the five-time NBA champions Minneapolis Lakers before they “caught the last train for the […]
Sports and politics are always intertwined. So are sports and racism, even at the youth level. The Boise Idaho Juniors Football Club, a grade school soccer team of nine and 10-year-olds from 10 countries, in January, received a threatening note that used racial epithets against its players. During soccer matches, the team players and their […]
The annual NFL league meetings that began Sunday are now over. Among the discussed topics were several playing rules, such as what is and isn’t a catch. Executive Vice President Troy Vincent said on last week’s media conference call that he and other officials began meeting a week after the Super Bowl to hear proposals […]
Since the Golden State Warriors began their current winning ways in 2013, I try not to miss them whenever they are in town. I love watching the Warriors, the NBA’s assists leader (30.3 apg). They move the ball better than any other pro club. The last team I remember dishing the ball around so selflessly […]