Thunder’s Steven Adams was ‘boxing out cows’ to prep for NBA restart

Steven Adams used his version of cow tipping to stay ready for the NBA’s return. Oklahoma City Thunder big man returned to his home country of New Zealand in March following the suspension of the 2…

Mets’ batting cage a silent reminder of baseball’s coronavirus reality: Sherman

Think of the batting cage during practice like the local tavern. It is the gathering place where everyone knows your name. Coaches, front office personnel and players ring the protective barrier. T…

Jazz stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert moving on from coronavirus feud

It appears Utah Jazz teammates Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert have put their coronavirus rift behind them. After Gobert became the first NBA player to test positive for COVID-19 in March, it was …

Disruptive Folorunso Fatukasi looking like a rarity for Jets

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not includ…

Memphis Tigers football players to wear Black Lives Matter sticker on helmets during 2020 season

The Memphis Tigers football team will feature Black Lives Matter stickers on their helmets this season, coach Ryan Silverfield announced Tuesday.

Wigan players will be paid in full if club is sold, say administrators

Club were placed into administration earlier this week but there is optimism a buyer will be found

Kobe Bryant revealed as final NBA 2K21 cover athlete, honored with Mamba Forever edition

Two different images of Bryant will grace the cover of the new Mamba Forever edition.

Short-tempered Klopp defends ‘attitude’ of Liverpool players after Man City defeat

German manager seemed displeased with a number of the questions he was asked following the final whistle at the Etihad

Anthony Davis thinks Lakers shot to win a title is better now

LOS ANGELES — The sudden suspension of the NBA season was a double disappointment for Anthony Davis. “It happened on my birthday, which is kind of a bummer because I couldn’t do anything,” th…

Ease up on Tom Brady, other NFL QBs for working out. They don't get to blame poor play on social dis

With each offseason limitation and preseason cutback, the greater the motivation for players to prepare on their own.

NBA players won’t have these social messages on their jerseys

There are none so blind as those who refuse to see. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has given players the green light to wear “social messages” on their uniforms when the league resumes. “Black Lives …

Why Nets forward Joe Harris risking free agency payday to play in NBA restart

Joe Harris is an unrestricted free agent with no player option. For the Nets forward, taking part in the NBA restart is walking a tightrope toward the biggest payday of his career without a safety …