Home nba

Every NFL team’s record against the spread and more

0
The year of the 'dog? There is still plenty of season left, but each of the first three weeks of the 2021 season has seen the underdogs cover more often than the favorites. After an even mark through two weeks, unders cashed in a big way last week, and it's a trend worth monitoring as…

TNT’s hiring of Paul Bissonnette for its NHL coverage proves

0
By hiring Paul Bissonnette, the NHL and TNT are signing up for the further BarfStoolification of sports.Image: Getty ImagesThe NHL returns to training camps in a couple weeks, with the season just about a month away. The league wants to make a big deal of its new TV contracts, putting a new shine and look…

Knicks Go tops Medina Spirit in Breeders’ Cup win

0
DEL MAR, Calif. -- Knicks Go burst into the lead out of the starting gate and kicked away to a 2¾-length victory in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar.No one seriously pressed the colt, who earned his fourth straight victory and in the process solidified a bid to win the…

Bucs remove Gruden from Ring of Honor, yet leave Antonio

0
Easy to take a stand with a guy like Jon Gruden when he’s not helping your team win games. Antonio Brown, meanwhile, is still on Tampa’s roster.Photo: Getty ImagesIf you’re looking for hypocrites of the week, may I present the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The Bucs were only too happy to issue a statement that they’ll be…

15 NFL experts make second-half predictions: Record-breakers, surprise playoff runs

0
7:00 AM ETESPN staffWe are now through nine weeks of the 2021 NFL season, which means we're officially at the midway point. And with roughly two months still to play in the regular season and at least eight games still on the schedule for all 32 teams, a lot can happen. Only a few teams…

Ukranian hockey player suspended three games for racist gesture aimed

0
A Ukrainian Hockey League player is facing additional consequences after making a racist gesture toward a Black American opponent during a league game Sunday. Andrei Deniskin of HC Kremenchuk was ejected after taunting Jalen Smereck of HC Donbass Donetsk by mimicking peeling a banana and eating it.  On Wednesday, the Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine announced they…

You’ll never believe this, but everyone’s losing their mud about

0
Auston Matthews and the Leafs are struggling.Photo: Getty ImagesIf you looked up and to the north this morning and thought you could make out a noxious cloud in the distance, don’t worry, it’s just the usual October phenomenon. The NHL season is two weeks old and the Toronto Maple Leafs have not awarded the Stanley…

Steve Ballmer has done it this time, giving Clippers fans

0
Good job, good effort, Steve Ballmer.Image: Getty ImagesIt took seven years, but Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has finally resorted to paying fans.It’s hard to be the Clippers in Los Angeles. They’re not like the New York Mets or the Chicago White Sox, who are the second most popular baseball teams in their respective…

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings: A new No

0
Sep 21, 2021NFL NationESPN It's still early, so the 2021 NFL Power Rankings contain a bit of volatility. But ranking teams isn't the only volatile early-season NFL exercise; categorizing the fantasy value of players is difficult right now too. But being the positive people we are, we decided to take a sunny side up approach…

Which team will win the women’s NCAA title? Final Four

0
The 2021-22 women's college basketball season tips off Tuesday as the march to Minneapolis and the women's Final Four begins.South Carolina, which is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 preseason poll, and UConn, which topped ESPN's ranking of the 25 best teams in the country, are back among the favorites seven months after both…