• 2019 Daytona 500: What time is the green flag scheduled?
    The Daytona 500 is almost here. This is when you can expect it to get underway. William Byron has pole position for the 2019 Dayton 500, which will kick off this year’s NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday. This will be the 61st running of the prestigious race, which is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX (live streaming via FOX Sports GO, FuboTV). Things won’t get right ... read more
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  • Judging Dell Demps’ performance as Pelicans’ GM is impossible
    New Orleans is too unique a franchise and situation to properly contextualize anyone’s job performance. Judging the competence of those running the New Orleans Pelicans is a fraught exercise. This is not a normal NBA franchise in a normal NBA market with normal lines of history, a normal ownership situation, or a normal outlook. Dell Demps, who was fired as general manager of the Pelicans after eight seasons ... read more
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  • Tracking all the sneakers dropping NBA All-Star Weekend
    We’ve got all the latest kicks hitting the market to celebrate the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte. NBA All-Star Weekend is more than just a celebration of the game’s biggest and brightest stars; it’s a moment where style and sneakers take center stage, too. This year’s lineup of kicks is no exception, and even includes the release of the Adapt BB, Nike’s $350 self-lacing, Bluetooth-enabled sneaker. Nike, ... read more
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  • AAF 2019: Game times, TV channels, and live stream info
    The Alliance of American Football had a solid first week. Here’s all you need to know to watch the Week 2 action. The Alliance of American Football had what seemed to be a successful debut with its slate of Week 1 games. The football, overall, was entertaining and there was some novelty to seeing many players who didn’t cut it in the NFL getting a second chance. The AAF ... read more
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  • Matt Kuchar issues apology to stiffed caddie during day of heckling at Genesis Open
    The hottest controversy on Tour has a resolution but the damage to Kuchar’s reputation is done. After a month of missteps that left his good guy image in tatters, Matt Kuchar has issued a statement apologizing for stiffing his local caddie at the Mayakoba Classic and for his comments on the matter this week. The statement reads fine but it comes comically late and with the damage already done. ... read more
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    4 hours ago
  • All 8 AAF rosters, ranked by recruiting ratings
    As you might expect, the Southeastern teams’ players were more touted in high school than the Southwestern teams. I looked at Week 1 starters for each team by their old high school recruiting ratings, creating AAF team averages and getting a sense of who’s got more talent that was once considered elite. Recruiting rankings aren’t perfect, but throughout college football and in the NFL Draft, using stars to ... read more
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  • Logano, Keselowski sit atop the 2019 Daytona 500 odds
    Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski enter the Daytona 500 as co-favorites on the betting lines at sportsbooks for Sunday’s season-opening race. Joey Logano finished the 2018 season with six top-five finishes over his last 10 races including wins at Martinsville and Homestead to secure the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. Logano will begin his championship defense this Sunday in the Daytona 500. The 2018 NASCAR Cup winner is ... read more
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    5 hours ago
  • 4 ways the NBA can implement a 4-point line
    The 4-point line was wildly successful in the Celebrity All-Star Game. So how can the NBA use it in the regular season? “That shot ain’t easy. The line is far as hell.” OK. That’s not an exact transcription. But Hall of Fame sharp-shooter Ray Allen said something to that effect while mic’d up during the Celebrity All-Star Game on Friday. The NBA implemented a four-point line for only the ... read more
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  • Tennessee road underdog at Kentucky on Saturday odds
    The Tennessee Volunteers look to stay hot this Saturday with a road win over the Kentucky Wildcats as betting underdogs at the sportsbooks. The Tennessee Volunteers are 19-0 straight up and 11-7-1 against the spread over their last 19 games. The Volunteers will try to pick up a 20th straight win this Saturday when they visit the Kentucky Wildcats. Tennessee is a 2.5-point road underdog on the college basketball ... read more
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    6 hours ago
  • The best dunks from the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, scored
    First- and second-year players combined for 55 dunks Friday night in Charlotte. The Slam Dunk Contest is Saturday, but Friday Night’s Rising Stars Challenge had a bunch of incredible dunks, too. My roommate just poured me a glass of red wine. I think for the next 30 minutes, I’m qualified to be a Slam Dunk Contest judge, don’t you? Originally, I had planned to just lay out some of ... read more
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    7 hours ago