Spurs demote Parker to bench, start Murray

Spurs point guard Tony Parker met with Gregg Popovich before Sunday’s loss to the Pacers, and Popovich told him he “thought it was time” to go with someone else in the starting lineup. Parker came off the bench for the 21st time in his career.


DeAndre Jordan: Ruled out vs. Minnesota

DeAndre Jordan: Jordan (ankle) has been ruled out for Monday’s game against the Timberwolves, Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports. Visit for more analysis on this update.


5 teams that could surprise us in ’18

Figuring out who the surprise teams of ’18 will be is the difficult part. But there are plenty of serious candidates. Here’s a look at five who appear to have a legitimate chance to jump into contention.


HOF class could set record for living inductees

When Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson reveals the Baseball Writers’ Association of America 2018 election results Wednesday on MLB Network and, it is expected to set a record for most living inductees over any five-year span.


Mailbag: Should NASCAR use a choose cone for restarts?

Did Chris Buescher sign a seven-year deal? And with what sponsor? – Joseph Hey Joseph, according to JTGD president Tad Geschickter, Buescher, 25, has a two-year contract with an option. If you recall, last August, he extended his relationship with the team. The No. 37 team will be supported by the same sponsors as last year and […]


After Further Review: Tiger’s return comes at perfect time

Each week, takes a look back at the week in golf. Here’s what’s weighing on our writers’ minds. On the current state of golf as Tiger Woods returns to competition … Less than four days before Tiger Woods returns to official competitive golf for the first time in a year, Jon Rahm, the new […]


Bruins put finishing touches on reeling Canadiens

The Boston Bruins weren’t about to dance on any Montreal Canadiens’ graves after it was over and done with, but they effectively closed the door on any flickering playoff hopes for the Habs this week. It all ended with Saturday night’s 4-1 win over the Canadiens at the Bell Centre that finished off the sweep of all […]


Volkan Oezdemir win helping Daniel Cormier move on from Jon Jones

It’s almost impossible to mention Daniel Cormier’s name without bringing up his feud with Jon Jones — something the light heavyweight champion has come to accept. But with Jones’s competitive status in limbo while he deals with an ongoing USADA case, and Cormier picking up his third career title defense with a second-round TKO win […]


Celtics’ losing streak reaches a season-worst three games with loss to Magic

It is a catapulting force that can elevate teams for a stretch of games, or set them back which is exactly what’s happening now with the Celtics (34-13). “In my eyes, I feel like we’re fighting for our lives,” said Boston’s Al Horford. “You know, you’ve got to play well,” said Celtics head coach Brad […]