NBA NEWS-KERR’s REACTION-ALL NBA TEAMS

Early in the 2009-10 season, Phoenix Suns big man Amar’e Stoudemire, goggles atop his forehead, ambled his way to the timeout huddle. The Suns, two years removed from Mike D’Antoni’s tenure as head coach, were still burning up the floor at their usual breakneck pace. On this night, in this moment, Stoudemire caught his breath after a particularly … Read moreNBA NEWS-KERR’s REACTION-ALL NBA TEAMS

PRO SOCCER NEWS-UFEA CHAMPIONSHIP-RONALDO-REAL MADRID-LIVERPOOL

Saturday brings Real Madrid’s journey toward a third-straight UEFA Champions League title to a close, with just Liverpool standing in the way. The Reds attack promises danger and entertainment, while Zinedine Zidane’s personnel choice may be just as important as his tactical decisions in Kiev. By Nicholas Mendola   ESPN FC’s Stewart Robson reveals his best … Read morePRO SOCCER NEWS-UFEA CHAMPIONSHIP-RONALDO-REAL MADRID-LIVERPOOL

NFL’s NATIONAL ANTHEM POLICY IGNORES THE ORIGINAL REASON FOR PROTESTS SOCIAL JUSTICE

In a move sure to fuel further controversy, NFL team owners on Wednesday agreed to a new policy regarding players who kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem: The league will now fine teams whose players do not stand during the anthem. By Daniel Roberts   NFL owners have approved a national anthem policy that requires players … Read moreNFL’s NATIONAL ANTHEM POLICY IGNORES THE ORIGINAL REASON FOR PROTESTS SOCIAL JUSTICE

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS-VILLANOVA-LOUISVILLE-RECRUITING

Let the record show that if Donte DiVincenzo and Omari Spellman return to Villanova I will have the Wildcats ranked No. 1 in the CBS Sports preseason Top 25 (and one). But both are probably going to remain in the NBA Draft, I’m told. So the Wildcats are more like a borderline top-10 team than … Read moreCOLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS-VILLANOVA-LOUISVILLE-RECRUITING

COLLEGE SPORTS NEWS

LSU coach Paul Mainieri is a big fan of the drama that surrounds the opening day knockout round of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament. In a rare change, the Tigers will be part of it this year. The storied LSU program has struggled this season — especially by its lofty standards — and is the … Read moreCOLLEGE SPORTS NEWS

NBA NEWS-LEBRON JAMES-STEPH CURRY-EAST & WEST CONFERENCE FINALS

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NEWS According to Aran Smith of NBADraft.net, the Lakers have their eye on young big man Mitchell Robinson, and that according to a rumor floating around the Combine, the Lakers made a promise to select Robinson in the first round. That rumor is supported by the fact that Robinson has decided not to participate … Read moreNBA NEWS-LEBRON JAMES-STEPH CURRY-EAST & WEST CONFERENCE FINALS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL REPORT If you’re wondering how Jordan Hicks can add 2 mph to what was already a 103-mph sinker, you’re not alone. Hicks’ manager and teammates — along with the rest of the baseball world — were asking the same question after the 21-year-old twice eclipsed 105 mph with his fastball in Sunday’s 5-1 … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS

NHL EXPANSION TEAM LAS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS HEADED TO STANLEY CUP FINALS

The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final at Bell MTS Place on Sunday. Vegas will face the winner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals. The Lightning lead that best-of-7 series 3-2. By Scott Billeck   … Read moreNHL EXPANSION TEAM LAS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS HEADED TO STANLEY CUP FINALS

JUSTIFY WINS PREAKNESS THE SECOND LEG OF THE TRIPLE CROWN

Justify is an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 2018 Kentucky Derby, becoming the first horse since 1882 to win that race without racing as a two-year-old. He also won the 2018 Preakness Stakes. Your browser does not support iframes. Justify wins 143rd Preakness Stakes looks for Triple Crown in three weeks at the Belmont … Read moreJUSTIFY WINS PREAKNESS THE SECOND LEG OF THE TRIPLE CROWN

GOLF NEWS-TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL GOLF CLUB-AT&T BYRON NELSON-TIGER WOODS

An armed man ranting against President Trump opened fire on police officers early Friday at the Trump National Doral Miami Golf Club in South Florida before he was wounded and apprehended, the authorities said. By Patricia Mazzei and Alan Blinder   After a frustrating opener on the greens at Trinity Forest, Jordan Spieth made progress during the second … Read moreGOLF NEWS-TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL GOLF CLUB-AT&T BYRON NELSON-TIGER WOODS