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Diego Maradona jersey from first World Cup game expected to fetch $200K at auction

Maradona made his World Cup debut on June 13, 1982, in a group stage match against Belgium.

Lakers star Anthony Davis cleared for practice, nearing a return

Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said after the game that star Anthony Davis has been cleared for full-contact practice and he's closing in on a return after missing 27 straight games due to calf strain and Achilles tendinosis.

James Harden remains sidelined with hamstring strain, will miss Hornets game

James Harden will miss his fifth straight game on Friday when the Brooklyn Nets host the Charlotte Hornets.  The three-time scoring champion has been dealing with a hamstring strain.

Washington solicits season ticket holder input on potential new names

Fans were shown several names from a larger pool and told to pick their preferred choices. The Redtails, Warriors, Rubies, Redwolves, Pilots and Griffins were among the options. 

NHL officially delays Canucks' return to play from COVID-19 pause

What had been expected since Wednesday and then rumored on Thursday afternoon is now official. The NHL has confirmed that the Vancouver Canucks will not return to play from their lengthy COVID-19 pause Friday night versus the Edmonton Oilers as originally hop

Watch: Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected for arguing horrible foul tip call

Alex Cora earned his first ejection of the season on Thursday, and you will understand why the Boston Red Sox manager was so irate when you see the call he was arguing.

Padres likely to activate Fernando Tatis Jr. on Friday

Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. suffered a catastrophic-looking left shoulder injury on April 5, though it doesn’t appear he’s going to miss much time.

Canucks-Oilers postponed amid COVID-19 issues impacting Vancouver

Before this latest development, the NHL planned to have Vancouver play 19 times in 31 days to complete a full 56-game schedule.

Damian Lillard wants Trail Blazers to retire LaMarcus Aldridge's jersey

Some Portland fans turned on Aldridge when he left the team in 2015 to sign with the Spurs, but Lillard says that shouldn't overshadow his impressive play.

Justin Fields to 49ers NFL Draft buzz rapidly growing

The San Francisco 49ers were said to be “locked in” on Mac Jones for the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, but Justin Fields seems to be erasing that perception very quickly.

Ranking the top-103 prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft

Two weeks out from the NFL draft means it’s time to unveil the big board. 

Washington owner Daniel Snyder goes to court against Bruce Allen over negative stories

Snyder is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to discover the person he thinks is leaking negative information about him.

Bulls All-Star Zach LaVine in protocols, likely out several games?

Chicago is scheduled to host the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, but the status of that game may be up in the air depending on coronavirus concerns hovering over the Bulls.

Report: Oilers-Canucks game postponed

It is unclear whether Vancouver's Saturday matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs is still a go.

Checking in on 2020 Rule 5 Draft players in 2021

An abnormal number of picks from the 2020 Rule 5 Draft survived spring training and made the Opening Day rosters with their new clubs.

Watch: Benches clear in first inning of Indians-White Sox game

The Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox played a matinee game on Thursday, and it took no time at all for tempers to flare between the two AL Central rivals.

LaMarcus Aldridge retires from NBA due to irregular heartbeat

On Saturday's game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, Aldridge said he had an irregular heartbeat, which only worsened after the game.

Dan Evans hands Novak Djokovic first defeat of the year

Heading into the contest, Djokovic had a 10-0 record for 2021, including winning the Australian Open, but he faced an immediate deficit against Evans.

Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau defends NBA play-in tournament

Thibodeau acknowledged the concerns from Cuban but said that it was too soon to say whether the play-in was a success or failure.

The 'First defensive player drafted' quiz

How many of the first defensive players selected in every NFL Draft since 1991 can you name in five minutes?

Carlos Rodon throws no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th

Carlos Rodon was nearly perfect on Wednesday night but settled for a pretty awesome accomplishment anyway: a no-hitter. 

New lawsuit filed against Texans QB Deshaun Watson

By the evening hours on Wednesday, a previously unknown Houston makeup artist had sued 25-year-old star Deshaun Watson signal-caller in a new case.

J.T. Miller says rushing Canucks back from COVID-19 pause is 'dangerous'

Miller was one of the lucky Vancouver players who tested negative over the past several weeks, but some of his teammates are dealing with typical yet concerning lingering effects from their virus bouts. 

Arizona to hire Tommy Lloyd as new head coach

Arizona has found its next men’s basketball coach.

NBA reports no new COVID-19 cases among players since April 7

This marks the first time since Feb. 3 with no positive results in the weekly tests.

MLB to test mound distance, 'double-hook' DH in Atlantic League

MLB purists who reject rule modifications such as doubleheaders featuring seven-inning games and a runner starting at second base during extra-inning encounters may soon hate two new changes. 

Nets' Durant, Harden, Aldridge, Griffin all out at 76ers

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Brooklyn Nets will be without familiar names for a regular-season game.

MLB Players who might retire after the 2021 season

After a 2020 season that was anything but routine, a return to a full 162 game baseball schedule complete with a normal postseason format is refreshing.

Top 10 pending MLB free agents

With Francisco Lindor locked up for the long haul in New York, among other new deals, there's been a shakeup in next offseason's free agent rankings.

Browns' Jadeveon Clowney: 'I just want to show I’m still an elite player'

Both Jadeveon Clowney and the Cleveland Browns hope patience will prove to be a virtue. 

Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons tests positive for COVID-19

The 31-year-old said last month that he would not be taking the COVID-19 vaccine for personal reasons and past experiences. It's unclear if his stance will change after this latest development. 

Stars goaltender Ben Bishop, forward Alexander Radulov will miss remainder of season

Bishop will continue rehabbing his surgically repaired knee, and Radulov needs a procedure to repair a core muscle injury.

Twins four-time Gold Glove SS Andrelton Simmons tests positive for COVID-19

Simmons will be away from the team for at least a 10-day period under the league’s 2021 health and safety protocols.

Padres SP Joe Musgrove's family coffee shop thriving in wake of no-hitter

Musgrove’s parents own and operate a coffee shop in Alpine, Calif., and Padres fans have been flocking to it.

Browns, Jadeveon Clowney agree to one-year deal worth up to $10 million

The former No. 1 overall pick hasn't played a full season since 2017, but that didn't stop teams from pushing to sign him this offseason.

Stars' Ben Bishop, Alexander Radulov out for season

Radulov will soon undergo surgery to repair a core muscle injury, while Bishop continues his meniscus rehabilitation.

Sabres star Jack Eichel ruled out for season with herniated disc

Eichel is expected to be healthy and ready to play at the beginning of the 2021-22 season. 

Alex Rodriguez responds after T-Wolves' Anthony Edwards said 'I don't know who that is'

It's not necessarily surprising that Edwards doesn't know who Rodriguez is. He mentions he knows nothing about baseball and Rodriguez has been retired since 2016. 

Rams star Aaron Donald facing potential assault charges for alleged attack

Donald is a native of Pittsburgh and graduated from Penn Hills High School before attending Pitt.
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