NFL Anthem Policy: Why Owners Decided on the New Rule
Sports Illustrated, 24 May at 08:33
A look at the why and how behind the league's controversial new policy, and what looks to be an early and obvious mistake. Plus, notes from around the league on Kirk Cousins' start in Minnesota, Ryan Tannehill's return, Zack Martin's upcoming and
Alex Ovechkin 'emotional' after reaching Cup final for first time
ESPN, 24 May at 07:59
TAMPA -- It finally happened. "We're going to the Stanley Cup final," Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin said after their 4-0 Game 7 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. "I think everybody is happy, but we still have unfinished ... you ...
On the Brink of Elimination, LeBron James Must Be Perfect for Cavs to Survive
Bleacher Report, 24 May at 07:40
LeBron James has shouldered an unreasonably heavy burden for his Cleveland Cavaliers throughout the 2018 NBA playoffs, so what now lies ahead is nothing new. He must be perfect. Twice in a row. Against a Boston Celtics team that can taste its ...
Carmelo Anthony cries foul over Kyle Korver comparison on Instagram
ESPN, 24 May at 07:11
Oklahoma City Thunder veteran Carmelo Anthony strongly disagreed with an Instagram post stating that Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kyle Korver is a better player than him at this point in their NBA careers. "WOWWWWW," Anthony wrote in a response ...
Examining Sterling Brown's Legal Options After Milwaukee Arrest Video Release
Sports Illustrated, 24 May at 06:53
After video of Sterling Brown's arrest by the Milwaukee Police Department was released Wednesday, many may be wondering what Brown can do. We break down his legal options and what the Milwaukee Police Department is likely to do. By Michael ...
Life isn't easy for Cubs at top of baseball's food chain
Chicago Tribune, 24 May at 06:22
Adam Plutko wasn't exactly a name that rolled off the tongue of Cubs players before Wednesday night's game against the Indians at Wrigley Field. The 26-year-old Indians right-hander was making only his second career start, and unless you were one of ...
Celtics push Cavs to the brink as Tatum, defense spark Game 5 rout
ESPN, 24 May at 06:20
BOSTON -- As Jayson Tatum chased down the loose ball, he had to know LeBron James was lurking nearby. And yet the 20-year-old rookie showed no fear, no hesitation while immediately attacking the basket. To understand why this play was so important, ...
Capitals shut out Lightning again in Game 7, reach Stanley Cup Final
NHL.com, 24 May at 06:13
TAMPA -- The Washington Capitals are in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena on Wednesday. The Capitals will play the Vegas Golden ...
Reports: White Sox catcher Welington Castillo facing PED suspension
Chicago Tribune, 24 May at 05:55
White Sox catcher Welington Castillo will be suspended for violating the Joint Drug Agreement, according to a report by Dominican journalist Americo Celado. Castillo would be suspended for 80 games for the violation, which according to Ken Rosenthal of ...
CC Sabathia, pen can't hold leads as Yankees fall to Texas
Newsday, 24 May at 05:54
ARLINGTON, Texas — Yankees hitters more than carried their weight Wednesday, flexing their considerable muscle in racking up 10 runs by the fifth inning. But their pitchers wilted badly on the 91-degree North Texas night, sending the Yankees to a ...
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