Clippers coach Doc Rivers, after watching his team rack up four technical fouls in the fourth quarter and then being ejected along with assistant coach Mike Woodson, dropped any sense of hesitation in expressing his displeasure with NBA officiating.
Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard met with owner Paul Allen for one hour last week to discuss the team’s direction moving forward, sources told ESPN.
J.J. Barea and John Wall had an on-court confrontation during the Mavericks’ 98-75 win Monday. Afterward, Wall took a verbal shot at Barea when asked about the incident, and Barea said he doesn’t like Wall and thinks Wall’s teammates feel the same.
The No. 7 Mountaineers and No. 10 North Carolina — each full of expectations and hype — showed Monday that they aren’t quite ready for the big stage.
DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback victory over the Chicago Bulls in double overtime Monday.
A relationship that started with a tweet from University of Missouri student John Goehrke to Genie Bouchard during last year’s Super Bowl will now include a trip to next month’s Super Bowl after an offer from NFL Canada.
Kevin Love, in a fiery team meeting before Monday’s practice, was challenged by several Cavs teammates over his early departure from Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma City with an illness and his absence from practice on Sunday.
The Browns have hired former Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley to run the Cleveland offense under coach Hue Jackson, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Pat Shurmur isn’t the sexiest hire, but his history working with quarterbacks and the Giants’ uncertainty at the position make him an ideal fit.
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo spoke with Jason Kidd 15 minutes before the coach was fired Monday, telling him he would do what he could to help save Kidd’s job. Kidd said he replied, “There’s nothing you can do. All you can do is tell the truth.”
Although the NBA has not yet officially released the jersey designs for this year’s All-Star Game, photos purported to be leaked images of the uniforms have been circulating online, with Sportslogos.net confirming their legitimacy.
Playing some of the best tennis of his career, Grigor Dimitrov hopes to take out Kyle Edmund in the Australian Open quarterfinals. Earlier, unseeded Elise Mertens reached her first Grand Slam semifinal with a 6-4, 6-0 win against No. 4 Elina Svitolina.
Kevin Durant took a shot at Clint Capela on Monday for saying the Rockets are a better team than the Warriors this year.
John Geddert, U.S. women’s gymnastics coach for the gold-medal-winning 2012 Olympic team in London, has been suspended by USA Gymnastics, the sport’s governing body.
Pat Shurmur, who has head-coaching experience with the Cleveland Browns, was named coach of the New York Giants on Monday. Shurmur spent the past two seasons as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator.
The Eagles fan who ran into a concrete subway poll while attempting to rally passengers on a train is OK, he told The Associated Press.
The Cardinals took their time finding a new coach and now must wait and see whether their approach pays off.
Jason Kidd has been fired as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. Assistant Joe Prunty will be named interim coach, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Quarterbacks Case Keenum and Teddy Bridgewater both admitted Monday that they are uncertain whether the Vikings want them to return in 2018.
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns says he isn’t concerned about the criticism he’s received for calling himself a “born and bred” Eagles fan in a series of tweets Sunday after Philadelphia’s victory over the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.