Month: April 2021

12:49 AM ET Steve Kerr believes there is a fundamental flaw plaguing this era’s NBA game. After watching his Golden State Warriors get outrebounded 57-34 in Thursday night’s 126-114 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kerr spoke matter-of-factly about the lack of boxing out he sees in today’s game. Brushing off the idea that his team
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas headed Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to set the pace in first practice at the Portuguese Grand Prix. Bottas was 0.025 seconds ahead of Verstappen and 0.319secs quicker than his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Seven-time champion Hamilton was fifth fastest, behind Red Bull’s Sergio Perez and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Hamilton was struggling
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6:14 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — Hideki Matsuyama received the Prime Minister’s Award in Tokyo on Friday for winning the Masters golf tournament. He was the first Japanese winner at Augusta National, the famous American club. Matsuyama won the low amateur title at the 2011 Masters just weeks after the earthquake, tsunami and the
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5:01 AM ET Inbee Park was unable to hit the heights of her opening round but a three-under-par 69 gave her a share of the lead with fellow South Korean Park Hee-young at the halfway stage of the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore on Friday. Park Hee-young drained a 10-foot birdie putt at the
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Star Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell says that he, along with other cricketers of his country, wouldn’t mind being on the same chartered flight that would take India, New Zealand and England players to the United Kingdom after the IPL. A senior BCCI official agreed that the option could be explored looking at the international travel
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1:42 AM ET Diego Sanchez, one of the longest-tenured athletes in UFC history, is officially no longer with the promotion. The UFC terminated Sanchez’s contract Tuesday, according to UFC president Dana White. Sanchez, 39, basically announced the split on Thursday, as he posted “Free at last” on his personal Instagram. Sanchez was scheduled to face
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Aqib Talib, RG3, Reggie Wayne and Cam Jordan join Adam Lefkoe and Connor Rogers to break down football’s next generation with grades for every pick from Round 1 on our NFL Draft Live Show! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/BleacherReport?sub_confirmation=1 Follow on IG: http://www.instagram.com/f/bleacherreport Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bleacherreport Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bleacherreport
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8:49 PM ET Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was ruled out of Thursday’s game against the Houston Rockets with a right ankle sprain, the team announced. Antetokounmpo injured the ankle while trying to Eurostep around Kelly Olynyk, who was called for a personal foul. He collapsed to the ground in pain but was able to
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9:43 PM ET Top Rank promoter Bob Arum turned the Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua fight negotiating drama up a notch on Thursday when he referred to the discussed blockbuster boxing match for this summer as “dead in the water.” It happened as Arum, who co-promotes Fury in the United States, told the UK’s Telegraph that talks
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8:26 PM ET The wait is over. Trevor Lawrence is finally the Jacksonville Jaguars‘ quarterback. The Jaguars selected Lawrence with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, ending a process that began last December when the New York Jets‘ Week 16 upset of the Cleveland Browns gave the top selection
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