Warriors are trophy hunting again because of standards set through grueling seasons

SAN FRANCISCO — It wasn’t tears from Klay Thompson but the emotion was obvious, and Stephen Curry couldn’t contain his satisfaction as the night wore on, both from taking in the moment and the not-so-subtle gold-emblazoned cursive “trophy hunting” written across his pregame and postgame attire. Draymond Green preened and flexed like a much younger ...

Mahomes speaks on how Chiefs are building chemistry

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes speaks on how the Chiefs are building chemistry outside of the building.

Cardinals, RB Darrel Williams agree to deal

Williams visited the Cards in early April, and the team circled back to the longtime Chief.

Report: Panthers wanted Browns to pay about 75% of Mayfield's salary in trade

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Hockey fans praise Connor McDavid after series-clinching goal

With Game 5 of their series going to overtime, the next goal was going to do one of two things. If the Calgary Flames scored it, they’d narrow their series deficit to 3-2 and head to a Game 6. If the Edmonton Oilers scored it, the series would be over and they’d be onto the Read more... The post Hockey fans praise Connor McDavid after series-clinching goal appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.

Tim Anderson knows the importance of 'Jackie' and Black trailblazers – but some still don't get it | Opinion

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson doesn't just have respect for Jackie Robinson, but understands just what Robinson means to Black people.

Texans CB Derek Stingley carries lofty expectations

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Yankees sign reliever Shane Green to minor league deal

Greene will head to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and try to work his way back to the big leagues.

Yankees' Nestor Cortes continues brilliant season as New York takes opener vs. Rays

Cortes nearly threw the seventh complete game of MLB's season on Thursday night

Analyst thinks Heat should trade for Jazz's Donovan Mitchell this offseason

Mitchell would certainly be an upgrade over Strus and an aging Lowry.

How the Champions League Final Will Be Won

It’s Liverpool’s press and ability to control against Real Madrid’s penchant for capitalizing on chaos and brilliant moments. So which one will prove superior in Paris?

In Memoriam: Ray Liotta, 1954-2022

In Memoriam: Ray Liotta, 1954-2022

Ice Hockey-Finland and Latvia to host 2023 world championship - IIHF

(Reuters) - Finland and Latvia will stage next year's ice hockey world championship after St Petersburg was stripped of hosting rights following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, governing body IIHF said on Friday. The tournament is scheduled for May 12-28 in the southern Finnish city of Tampere and Latvian capital Riga. IIHF said in April that it wo...

Why BYU played its third round before the first round of the 2022 NCAA Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The shortest round in college golf was played shortly after the longest round in college golf on Thursday. Following the practice round for the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship – that took each team six-plus hours to…

Amir Khan calls for Floyd Mayweather exhibition following retirement announcement

Will Amir Khan finally get the chance to face Floyd Mayweather?

LeBron makes surprise visit to his I Promise school on final day, reactions priceless

Kids are already hyped on the last day of school, then LeBron James shows up?

Tottenham to play preseason match vs. Roma in Israel

Well THIS isn’t a match fraught with #narrative, is it?

Roundup: Ray Liotta Dies at 67; 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Debuts on Disney+; Warriors Headed Back to NBA Finals

Ray Liotta dies at 67, "Obi-Wan Kenobi" debuts on Disney+, the Warriors are headed back to the NBA Finals.

MMA Junkie Radio #3263: Guests Muhammad Mokaev and Bas Rutten, reaction to Nick Diaz request, more

Thursday's edition of MMA Junkie Radio with "Gorgeous" George and "Goze" is here. On Episode 3,263, the guys welcomed UFC flyweight and UFC Hall of

How to watch the U.S. Women's Open on NBC Sports, USA and Peacock

Here is your guide to getting complete coverage of the women's second major of the year.

Shaquille O’Neal, Warriors fans troll Charles Barkley

It’s well known at this point. Charles Barkley does not like the Golden State Warriors fans or the City of San Francisco. On Thursday, he had to deal with both. And the results were hilarious, thanks largely to Shaquille O’Neal. Barkley, O’Neal and the rest of the Inside the NBA team were in San Francisco for their Read more... The post Shaquille O’Neal, Warriors fans troll Charles Barkley appeared first on Awful Announcing.

97 Days to Purdue Football: Semisi Fakasiieiki

At this point he has tenure.

Casting NFL players as 'Top Gun' stars: Roles for Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes?

In celebration of the release of "Top Gun: Maverick," USA TODAY Sports likened some notable NFL players to characters from the original classic.

Tennis-Anisimova through to fourth round as Muchova retires with ankle injury

By Sudipto Ganguly PARIS (Reuters) - American Amanda Anisimova advanced to the fourth round of the French Open on Friday after Czech Karolina Muchova was forced to retire due to an ankle injury she suffered during the match. The 25-year-old Muchova, a former world number 19, reached the Australian Open semi-finals in 2021 and is also a two-time q...

Predicting all 17 Giants games on 2022 schedule 'NFL Total Access'

NFL Network's James Jones predicts all 17 regular season games for the New York Giants on their 2022 schedule on 'NFL Total Access'

Kings' Sean Durzi undergoes shoulder surgery, should be ready for next season

Durzi, 23, led all of L.A.’s numerous rookies in scoring this season with 27 points in 64 games.

Zach Wilson Is Making Progress

It's only OTAs, but the Jets’ QB looks set up to improve in his second season.

Look: Jerry Rice Has Harsh Message For Charles Barkley

On Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals with a chance to book their ticket into the NBA Finals. Steph Curry and company took a commanding 3-0 lead in the series before the Dallas Mavericks finally found a win. With a 3-1 lead in the series, the ...

Ibrahimovic intends to continue playing, says Maldini

Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to continue playing despite the end of his contract with AC Milan and a lengthy layoff in store following knee surgery, club director Paolo Maldini said Friday. Ibrahimovic, who returned to AC Milan in January 2020 eight years after leaving and has just helped the club win their first Serie A title since 2011, has had the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee reconstructed.

Pre Classic features gold medalists galore in world champs preview; TV, stream schedule

The Prefontaine Classic features 21 individual Olympic gold medalists in a world championships preview, live on NBC Sports and Peacock.

The best draft pick each NFL team made in 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft is in the books, and we won't know the success and failures of each team's draft for years to come. However, as it stands now, these appear to be their best picks.

These Are College Basketball’s New Coaching Staffs in 2022

There have been more than 60 coaching changes this past offseason.

LEADING OFF: Verlander aims for 7th win in row, Acuña ailing

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ V FOR VICTORY Astros ace Justin Verlander has been as dominant as ever in his return from Tommy John surgery, going 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA in eight starts. Verlander has a 19-inning scoreless streak and hasn't allowed a run in his last three outings. The 39-year-old righty didn't pitch last season while recovering from his elbow operation. The eight-time All-Star is already 2-0 this year...

Watch Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov score sick goal on deke to help clinch Game 5 win vs. Rangers

For the past few years, the Hurricanes have been one of the NHL's darlings. A young team with stars galore such as Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen, Carolina has made a name for itself amongst the NHL elite. But in their second-round series against the Rangers…

Thursday Sports in Brief

NBA SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Thompson scored 19 points in the first half, including a 3-pointer that he punctuated with teammate Stephen Curry’s signature shake as the Warriors raced out to a 17-point halftime lead...

Virginia Tech vs. Clemson ACC Baseball Championship Highlights (2022)

Virginia Tech vs. Clemson: The top-seeded Hokies scored early and often as they defeated the 12th-seeded Tigers, 18-6. In the third inning, Virginia Tech scored seven runs by hitting four home runs.

NCAA softball tournament 2022: Full super regionals bracket, TV schedule for Road to Women's College World Series

The regional round of the 2022 NCAA softball tournament was nothing if not exciting. There were upsets, such as Mississippi State's two-game sweep over No. 2 Florida State. There were blowouts, like No. 1 Oklahoma's 20-0 win over Texas A&M. Now comes the real test. Super regionals begin May 26. Teams are just one weekend away from really being able...

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Los Angeles is not for me

But with the Bucks ousted from the playoffs early, Giannis Antetokounmp

Albert Pujols quietly passed Willie Mays in MLB record books

St. Louis Cardinals legend Albert Pujols is racking up historical MLB stats titles before leaving the game as one of the best to ever play. Only four players in the history of the MLB have amassed 6,000 total bases in their career. Albert Pujols is now one of them. With two home runs on May 22...

'The Sporting News 7' podcast: Warriors win the West, Raiders mum on Colin Kaepernick, Rays and Yankees speak out on gun violence

Warriors win the West to reach NBA Finals, Josh McDaniels keeps quiet on Colin Kaepernick, and the Rays and Yankees stay silent for all the right reasons. Building on the award-winning journalism of The Sporting News, you’ll get all you need to know in one handy, bite-sized podcast hosted by Demetria Obilor. The Sporting News 7 is a unique take on ...

Take in the Sights and Sounds of NASCAR’s All-Star weekend

Relive the 2022 NASCAR All-Star weekend from the pit crews' role in bracket qualifying to the $1 million prize for the winner.

La Rochelle boost as Skelton named for Cup final with Leinster

La Rochelle's hopes of better combatting Leinster's giant pack in Saturday's European Champions Cup were given a boost when giant Australian lock Will Skelton was named in the starting line-up. Skelton played 13 minutes off the bench of the Top 14 match against Stade Francais last week in his slow comeback from a calf injury, showing enough form to convince La Rochelle's Irish coach Ronan O'Gara to start the Wallaby. It was not all positive...

Deontay Wilder overwhelmed by statue in hometown, vows to fight again

Former heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has been immortalized by his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The city unveiled a statue of Wilder outside the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports on Wednesday because of his accomplishments in his decorated career, which the…

Players who miss the cut at the U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles will receive $8,000, double what was given last year

One of the biggest storylines heading into the 77th U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles is the historic $10 million purse. The 2022 winner will receive $1.8 million. While a full purse breakdown isn’t yet available, it’s safe to say that this will be a game-changing week…

Will The Los Angeles Kings Add More Veterans To Their Young Roster?

The Los Angeles Kings exceeded expectations in 2021-22, and they're going to want to take that up a notch with a strong off-season.

Devin Haney spots weaknesses in George Kambosos Jr.

The undisputed lightweight title fight is scheduled for June 4.

2021-22 NBA Finals schedule: Full game slate, TV info, bracket, odds

The 2021-22 NBA Finals are set to begin on Thursday, June 2. The Golden State Warriors are the Western Conference champions and await the Eastern Conference finals winner. The Boston Celtics have a 3-2 lead over the Miami Heat in the East with Game 6 set for Friday, May 27. Full Western and Eastern Conference finals schedules, along with the NBA Fi...

Is Rafael Nadal a Real Madrid fan? How tennis star became a supporter and why he loves Los Blancos

French Open tennis star Rafael Nadal is a huge football fan. Will he be supporting Real Madrid when they face Liverpool in the 2021-22 Champions League final?

NBA insider says Nets open to sign-and-trade if Kyrie Irving opts out

Irving must make a decision on if he will opt-in or out by June 29.

Lewis Hamilton races with his nose stud in at Monaco GP

MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton kept his nose stud in at the Monaco Grand Prix after motorsport's governing body extended the exemption on drivers wearing jewelry until the end of June. Hamilton had been given a temporary exemption of two races to remove his stud, a process he said required surgical intervention. That covered only the Miami GP and last weekend's Spanish GP, meaning he could have been forced to miss the race in Monaco if rules had...