NHL investigating gay slur from Lightning-Leafs
12:54 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL is investigating a homophobic slur picked up by microphones during a game at Toronto against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night after videos posted online indicated that it might have originated with a Maple Leafs player. “The NHL is aware of... Read more
Westbrook threatens courtside fan, fan's wife
12:15 AM ET Russell Westbrook confronted a male fan and his wife Monday night during the Oklahoma City Thunder‘s win at Utah, telling the man he would “f—” him up and do the same to his wife. The exchange was caught on video and posted to Twitter by a... Read more
UFC star McGregor arrested in Miami Beach
8:08 PM ET UFC star Conor McGregor was arrested Monday in Miami Beach for allegedly smashing a person’s phone. McGregor is being charged with strong-armed robbery and misdemeanor criminal mischief, according to Miami Beach police, after he allegedly grabbed a phone from a man taking photos outside the Fontainebleau... Read more
Kyrie Irving learned from LeBron James not to lead comfortably
Tim BontempsESPN LOS ANGELES — It is mid-January in Boston, and the Boston Celtics have just pulled off a dramatic overtime victory against their East rivals, the Toronto Raptors. Kyrie Irving led Boston to the win, scoring 27 points and dishing out 18 assists, including 10 points and six... Read more
Brad Stevens visits Red Sox camp and reflects on Boston coaching fraternity
Brad Stevens visits Red Sox camp and reflects on Boston coaching fraternity originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com FORT MYERS, Fla. — If Boston were a college campus, the hottest fraternity to join right now would be the coaching one. The chapter president, of course, is Bill Belichick, but... Read more
Working with Pedro Martinez, Tyler Thornburg ready to prove himself to Red Sox
Working with Pedro Martinez, Tyler Thornburg ready to prove himself to Red Sox originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com FORT MYERS, Fla.  – The Red Sox are banking on their internal bullpen options to step up and get the job done in 2019. That means without Craig Kimbrel and Joe... Read more
Rob Mendez learned football by playing video games. He's now a head coach
MENDEZ’S WHEELCHAIR NEVER sits still, but the way it pinballs back and forth between the hashmarks on the Prospect practice field says the coach is not happy. It’s the second day of the team’s sleep-at-school preseason camp, and the coach is trying to install one of his favorite plays:... Read more
Play 4Kay donation honors late official Rachelle Jones
Rachelle Jones, who officiated the 2017 Women’s Final Four, died last summer at age 51 from cancer. Her former colleagues have raised nearly $30,000 to donate in her honor to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  Feb 17, 2019 Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball,... Read more
Whom should the Bruins trade for before the deadline?
Feb 15, 2019 The Boston Bruins are fighting for position in the competitive Atlantic Division playoff race, and must now overcome losing David Pastrnak for two weeks. We design trades that make sense for the Bruins ahead of the Feb. 25 trade deadline: Who should the Bruins trade for?... Read more
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