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  • Lonzo Ball shines under MSG spotlight, but Lakers fall short
    on 13th December 2017 at 12:39 pm

    NEW YORK -- On one end of Madison Square Garden's celebrity row, Magic Johnson and Odell Beckham Jr. sat next to each other, chatting and laughing it up. On the other end, where the famous sit in The World's Most Famous Arena, LaVar Ball, his wife Tina and sons LiAngelo and LaMelo were seated a few seats away from Spike Lee. There was enough personality on celebrity row to light up Broadway for Lonzo Ball's New York debut. And Ball, the Lakers and Knicks gave everyone in the building their money's worth by going to overtime before Kristaps Porzingis lifted the Knicks to a 113-109 victory Tuesday night. Porzingis, settling in more and more as the franchise superstar with Carmelo Anthony gone, put up a new age Patrick Ewing-type line with 37 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Knicks (14-13). Porzingis is the first Knick with at least 35 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in a game since Ewing in 1996, but... […]

  • Angels' Shohei Ohtani had platelet-rich plasma injection in pitching elbow, GM confirms
    on 13th December 2017 at 12:35 pm

    Newly signed Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani had platelet-rich plasma injection on his right pitching elbow in October, the team's general manager confirmed. Documentation of Ohtani's medical history was circulated to major league teams pursuing Ohtani, Angels GM Billy Eppler told media outlets. Eppler added that Ohtani's agent said such injections are often used in Japan as a preventive measure. In addition, Ohtani has a first-degree sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament, according to a physical report obtained by Yahoo! Sports. But Eppler told media outlets: "We are pleased with the results of the physical and we are very happy to have the player." While UCL injuries can lead to Tommy John surgery, several pitchers -- including New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka and Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale -- have had PRP injection therapy as a more conservative treatment and continued to pitch without... […]

  • Froome found to have double the legal limit of asthma drug
    on 13th December 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a doping test at the Spanish Vuelta in September […]

  • Former NFL running back Larry Johnson believes he is living with CTE
    on 13th December 2017 at 6:07 am

    Former NFL running back Larry Johnson told the Washington Post?that he believes he suffers from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.? At this time, CTE can be confirmed only after death. Johnson told the Washington Post that his anxiety, paranoia and self-destructive impulses match the symptoms of CTE victims. He describes brief, intense headaches, the jitters, mood swings, violence and forgetfulness. He describes "demons" that push him toward rooftop decks, urging him to "jump." "One is telling you to do it; one is telling you don't. One is telling you it'd be fun," he says. He says he believes that he and Aaron Hernandez are something like kindred spirits, cautionary tales. Johnson, who played at Penn State, was a Heisman finalist in 2002 -- the same year he won the Maxwell, Walker Camp and Doak Walker Awards. He was drafted No. 27 overall in 2003 by the Kansas City Chiefs, and was selected to two Pro Bowls in 2005 and 2006 with... […]

  • Orioles star Machado could move _ new position, or new team
    on 13th December 2017 at 5:05 am

    Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado could be on the mov […]

  • Fan sues Saints, wants refund over protests during national anthem
    on 13th December 2017 at 4:55 am

    A season-ticket holder has sued the New Orleans Saints, requesting a refund of his ticket costs and attorneys' fees because of players who kneel before the national anthem at home games and sat during the anthem in a Week 3 road game. The fan, Lee Dragna, claims in his lawsuit that he bought the tickets for the "entertainment and intellectual enjoyment" of himself and his family and that he never would have bought them if he had known that players would "use Saints football games as a platform for protests." The suit claims Dragna has not attended a Saints home game since Week 2. The Saints declined to comment, saying they had turned the matter over to their legal department. However, a source said the organization is "taking this very seriously, and this fan best have his facts in order." "The Saints will come back at this fan who has brought forth incorrect information in his statement with everything to defend the team, organization and players," the source... […]

  • Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Blues 3-0
    on 13th December 2017 at 4:53 am

    Andrei Vasilevskiy makes 32 saves as Tampa Bay Lightning beat St. Louis Blues 3-0 in matchup of NHL's top teams […]

  • Packers' Rodgers says he's been medically cleared to return
    on 13th December 2017 at 4:37 am

    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he's been "medically cleared to return" after missing seven games with a broken right collarbon […]

  • NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit
    on 13th December 2017 at 3:47 am

    NFL Network suspends Marshal Faulk, 2 other analysts over sexual misconduct suit by ex-employ […]

  • Youngsters Drake, Howard spark Dolphins surge
    on 12th December 2017 at 11:39 pm

    Second-year pros Kenyan Drake and Xavien Howard are big reasons for the Miami Dolphins' late-season surg […]