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Westbrook said he hopes to "inspire and empower these students" and provide them with resources they need.
The Titans are now under the salary cap if it lands at $180.5 million in 2021.
Ayumu Hirano, the snowboard halfpipe silver medalist at the last two Olympics, competed in a top-level contest for the first time in nearly three years.
During the 2020 season, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said the team "didn't have much flexibility at all" to build their roster as a result of their salary cap situation. Others disputed that rationale for the makeup of the team's roster and no one will be able to make that argument this offseason. The Patriots [more]
He rushed for 1.525 yards and nine touchdowns in 2019, a Louisville school record.
New Zealand will dive straight into the deep end when they open their bid for a fourth World Cup title against hosts France in the opening game of the 2023 tournament, according to the fixture schedule revealed Friday.
Kyle Larson will be among the ones to watch in Sunday's Cup race for how he runs so close to the wall at Miami.
The Belarusian Olympic Committee elected the son of President Alexander Lukashenko as leader on Friday, despite both men being suspended by the IOC and barred from the Tokyo Games. The decision increases the chance of Belarusian athletes having to compete as an independent team under the Olympic flag in Tokyo. Viktor Lukashenko was previously the national Olympic body's vice president under his father, whose disputed victory in state elections last August led to ongoing protests in the former Soviet republic.
Detroit Pistons game time, TV channel, score, live updates and analysis as they play the Sacramento Kings, led by De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton
On Tuesday night, Madison Square Garden re-opened its doors to basketball fans for the first time since last March. The Knicks played host to the Warriors in front of roughly 2,000 fans. One might have assumed with the State of New York restricting attendance to 10% of venue capacity that the demand for tickets-and thus […]
Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney will pay Wrexham players a £250,000 bonus ($353,000) should the club win promotion into the Football League this season.
US Soccer has apologized for a 2017 policy that banned kneeling for the anthem. But the issue won't officially be settled until Saturday, when it's put to a vote at the annual general meeting Megan Rapinoe first started kneeling for the national anthem in 2016 as a show of solidarity with Colin Kaepernick's effort to bring attention to racial inequality. Photograph: Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images It wasn't long after the death of George Floyd that the decision-makers at the US Soccer Federation realized they needed to make some changes - and one change was immediately obvious. Years earlier, the federation had issued an edict requiring national team players to stand during the...
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has undergone surgery on a groin injury to further deepen the injury crisis that has derailed the English champions' Premier League title defence.
The Jets were one of the worst teams in the NFL last year, and so they're long shots to be in the playoffs in 2021. But with the Jets reportedly a contender to trade for Deshaun Watson, some bettors in Las Vegas are seeing value in putting some money on these particular long shots. According [more]
The Memphis Grizzlies' lineup is starting to get healthier. On Thursday, the Grizzlies showed what they are capable of they are when closer to full strength, routing the visiting Los Angeles Clippers 122-94. The rematch between the Clippers and Grizzlies on Friday in Memphis will be the second of five consecutive road games for Los Angeles, which has lost three of its past five contests.
The Detroit Pistons saw their energy level wane earlier this week on the second end of a back-to-back. Sacramento, which is saddled with a nine-game losing streak, will be playing for the second straight night. The Kings were thrashed by the Knicks 140-121 on Thursday in New York.
Following another memorable victory on Wednesday, the Hornets (15-16) meet the Warriors (18-15) for the second time in a week.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Zion Williamson put on a show, the Wizards and Nets are streaking and Donte DiVincenzo went off for the Bucks on Thursday. (POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports)
The Wizards have depth this year, which is important, and that was epitomized by Raul Neto on Thursday night.
Check out all the action from Thursday.
After Jordan Poole spiked a highlight-reel dunk in the G League's Orlando bubble, Steph Curry and Juan Toscano-Anderson took note.
In an interview, soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic essentially told LeBron James to "stick to sports" and was critical of athletes' social activism.
That confidence translated to a remarkable night from Quickley. The rookie guard had 25 points (3-for-6 from beyond the arc) in New York's blowout win over Sacramento.
While Alex Smith has said he believes his return to football threw a wrench in the plans of the Washington Football Team, one of his fellow quarterbacks hopes the team's future continues to have Smith as a part of it. In an interview with the NFL Network, Taylor Heinicke said he hopes that Smith is [more]
Jamal Murray owned his mistake after the game.
Check out the best plays from Thursday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo gpes off for 38 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists in the win over the Pelicans.
Pac-12 Networks' Guy Haberman and Mike Montgomery follow-up with Jules Bernard after UCLA men's basketball defeated Utah 76-61 on Thursday, Feb. 25 in Salt Lake City. Bernard finished with a game-high 19 points, including 7-of-10 from the field and 4-of-6 from beyond-the-arc. UCLA is now 10-0 when Bernard scores 10-plus points and improves to 17-5 on the season.
Adding to his impressive performance in the G League's Orlando bubble, Jordan Poole spiked a poster-worthy one-handed dunk vs. the Hustle.
Pac-12 Networks' Ashley Adamson and Matt Muehlebach follow-up with senior Roman Silva following Oregon State men's basketball 59-57 victory against California on Thursday, Feb. 25 in Berkeley. Silva finished with a career-high 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field against the Golden Bears. Oregon State improves to 12-11 overall and 8-9 in Pac-12 play.
Aaron Henry had 18 points to help Michigan State improve its chances of making the NCAA Tournament with a 71-67 win over No. 4 Ohio State on Thursday night.
Caitlin Clark hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Iowa rolled past No. 12 Michigan 89-67 on Thursday night in a game delayed five hours.
This is a prime candidate for Shaqtin' a Fool.
The Trail Blazers shooting guard sat down with Blazers beat reporter Casey Holdahl to give the latest update on his rehab...
Russian Daniil Medvedev looked closest to ending the Grand Slam hegemony of the 'Big Three' when he cantered into the Australian Open final on a 20-match winning streak that included 12 straight wins over top-10 opponents. But that run counted for nothing as Djokovic won in straight sets for a record-extending ninth triumph at Melbourne Park, the Serb's 18th Grand Slam trophy.
Jeriah Horne hit six 3-pointers on his way to 24 points, McKinley Wright IV had 14 assists and Colorado routed No. 19 Southern California 80-62 on Thursday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 38 points, Khris Middleton added 31 and the Milwaukee Bucks outlasted the New Orleans Pelicans 129-125 on Thursday night. It was the fourth straight win for the Bucks, who finished their first half of the season in third place in the Eastern Conference. Zion Williamson scored 34 points and Brandon Ingram added 23 for the Pelicans, who had won two straight.
The Pelicans faltered with the game on the line late and fell to the Bucks in a shootout on TNT on Thursday, losing 129-125.
Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley discusses his emotions of hearing Knicks fans chant his name during the game right before Julius Randle has some fun and busts in during Quickley's media availability. Randle talks about how good the team's chemistry has been this season between both the veterans and younger guys. Frank Ntilikina explains his mentality after seeing playing time for the first time in nearly two months and if he feels he need to try and impress head coach Tom Thibodeau. Coach Thibs breaks down how hard Quickley and Obi Toppin have been working this season.
Kris Bryant said he is open to signing a long-term contract to remain with the Cubs before his deal expires at the end of the World Series.
ET is taking a look at the career highs and lows that golf legend Tiger Woods has faced during his lifetime.
Chelsea Dungee and Destiny Slocum scored 16 points apiece and No. 16 Arkansas hit five 3-pointers for a 74-69 win over Auburn on Thursday night.
Many 49ers writers believe that Jimmy Garoppolo is the team's starter under center this year, but is the team overlooking QB Cam Newton?
The 15-time major winner underwent surgery to stabilize compound fractures of his tibia and fibula, after the grisly accident on Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Sheriff said Woods, 45, would not face criminal charges in the crash. "Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for continuing orthopaedic care and recovery," Harbor-UCLA Medical Center interim CEO Anish Mahajan said on the hospital's Twitter account.
SAN DIEGO (AP) After breezing through eight straight wins by an average of 26.4 points, No. 22 San Diego State was brought back to reality by Boise State. Matt Mitchell scored 24 points, including four in overtime, and the Aztecs overcame 29 points by Derrick Alston Jr. to beat the Broncos 78-66 on Thursday night for their ninth straight win. Trey Pulliam matched his career high with 18 for SDSU, which blew a 17-point second-half lead before recovering in overtime to take the inside track to repeating as Mountain West Conference regular-season champion.
Kofi Cockburn scored 24 points, freshman Adam Miller added 18 and No. 5 Illinois beat Nebraska 86-70 on Thursday night.
Rennia Davis scored all 26 of her points in the second half, with 20 in the fourth quarter, to help No. 20 Tennessee beat Missouri 78-73 on Thursday night.
Steve Rothgeb looks at the positive and negative factors to weigh for the top captaincy options every week. (Getty Images)
Because a trade to acquire Carson Wentz won't be official until the start of the new league year next month, Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich can't talk specifically about the team's next starting quarterback. But when Reich is asked about how to build up confidence in a quarterback, it's pretty clear the subject at [more]
China's Shanghai Port have been handed a play-off spot in the Asian Champions League after a rival club was expelled from the region's top club tournament, officials said.
Jazz executive vice president of basketball operations Dennis Lindsey has denied allegations by former player Elijah Millsap that he used bigoted comments during a 2015 exit interview with coach Quin Snyder present.
Rafael Nadal pulled out of next week's hard-court tournament at Rotterdam, Netherlands, because of the bad back that bothered him during the Australian Open.
Everton, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are also in the race for the 21-year-old
Michigan and Northwestern will begin playing for the George Jewett Trophy, a new rivalry trophy that honors the first Black player in Big Ten history, who competed for both teams in the 1890s.
Current Euro 2020 plan for 12 host nations may be off due to coronavirus fears, with UEFA decision expected in April
Watch an Arsenal v Benfica live stream, as the Europa League last 32 continues
Watch a Rangers v Antwerp live stream, as the Europa League last 32 continues
Pep Guardiola's side are said to be monitoring two Borussia Dortmund starlets
The England international has yet to make a decision on his future
After fighting to a draw in one of the best clashes of 2020, UFC flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo will again face Brandon Moreno on June 12 at a location still to be determined, sources told ESPN.
Free agent defensive lineman J.J. Watt has received contract offers from multiple teams, league sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.
Spurs and Borussia Dortmund are said to be keeping tabs on the English goalkeeper
The Spain international has been linked with a move to the Ligue 1 giants
The Red Devils are said to be eyeing a move for the Spain-based central defender
RB Leipzig defender Angelino said Pep Guardiola "killed" his confidence during their time together at Manchester City.
The Red Devils continue to be linked with a move for the Borussia Dortmund striker
Los Angeles Lakers forward Markieff Morris said after Wednesday night's blowout loss to Utah that the team's four-game skid is "a challenging time" the Lakers need before the playoffs.
The England international scored a brilliant overhead kick against Wolfsberger on Wednesday
The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowned in a lake near his holiday home in southern Brazil on Wednesday, local police said.
Former Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi wants to become a coach but was reportedly forced to turn down three different jobs in Serie A.
Serie A has officially announced the match between Torino and Sassuolo, scheduled for Friday, has been postponed to March 17 due to COVID-19.
Granada defender Domingos Duarte has warned Napoli they arrive ‘to win’ at the Stadio Diego Maradona.
Roma have called up Bryan Cristante, as Paulo Fonseca has 21 players available to face Sporting Braga at the Olimpico.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli has confirmed a squad of 22 players to face Red Star Belgrade at San Siro tonight.
Juventus officially announced the financial report for the first six months of 2020-21, confirming a loss of €113.7m.
Lazio responded to a report from Il Messaggero saying the Aquile players felt inferior to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. ‘They play a different sport’.
Atalanta players show support for apologetic Remo Freuler after the red card against Real Madrid on Wednesday. ‘Nothing to apologise for’.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo predicts a ‘great future’ for Moise Kean but can’t say if he stays in the French capital beyond this campaign.
Milan are expected to start with Rafael Leao up front, while Fikayo Tomori should get the nod at the back against Red Star Belgrade.
Stephan El Shaarawy and Pedro should support Edin Dzeko in attack when Roma host Sporting Braga for the return leg in the Europa League.
Inter have reportedly recovered Milan Skriniar and Nicolò Barella ahead of the match against Genoa and could soon have Stefano Sensi back.
Gianluigi Donnarumma turns 22 today and has already played 233 competitive games with Milan. ‘Time flies: Happy birthday, Gigio’.
The Italian newspapers felt referee Tobias Stieler 'changed the game' when he sent Remo Freuler off in the first half of Atalanta vs. Real Madrid last night.
Lazio, Juventus and Atalanta were all disappointed about decisive refereeing decision going against their teams in the first legs of the last 16 in the Champions League.
Torino midfielder Daniele Baselli has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19. ‘I’m fine, thanks for the affection’.
Inter have announced directors Beppe Marotta, Alessandro Antonello and Piero Ausiolio have tested positive for COVID-19.
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 24, with Marco Guida in charge when Roma host Milan on Sunday.
Juventus forward Alvaro Morata reportedly didn’t train yesterday, as the injury crisis continues for Andrea Pirlo.
Saying that the "rules are there aren't going to be any rules" with Shohei Ohtani's usage this season, Angels manager Joe Maddon is optimistic about the veteran's prospects on the mound.
Clemson's Justin Foster, who missed all of 2020 while dealing with COVID-19 symptoms, said Wednesday that a combination of asthma, allergies and the virus has forced him to retire.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are open to giving Tom Brady a contract extension, and would like to keep him in the team's uniform for as long as he wants to play.
Yankees pitcher Domingo German publicly apologized for a domestic violence incident that merited a suspension.
The Los Angeles County sheriff says Tiger Woods was "not drunk" during the rollover that seriously injured the golf superstar Tuesday, saying the single-vehicle crash was "purely an accident."
The Norwegian striker has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Clippers guard Paul George called his selection as an All-Star reserve a "good milestone" amid "all the noise" that has surrounded him of late -- but also expressed his reasons for believing the game should not be held this year.
The Blue Devils are on a four-game winning streak. They're not in the tournament yet, but they're in a better place than they were when the month began.
Giving credit to his wife, Ingrid, for the idea, Ravens coach John Harbaugh paid the bill for all restaurant customers in a Baltimore seafood eatery Tuesday night during a fundraiser.
Eager and willing to play two more years, Dez Bryant, who had just six catches in six games with the Ravens last year, won't be returning to Baltimore, the outspoken receiver said Tuesday night on social media.
Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo continues to carry out therapy for the leg injury and the Old Lady reportedly hope to have him back against Porto.