That and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. NO NO NO: Kevin Durant will likely miss about eight weeks after discovery of a Jones fracture in his foot. Show More Summary
The Bengals and Panthers went down to the wire and right past it into overtime. And the final result was a tie. Back and forth, back and forth, that's how it went in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon in an interconference matchup between the Bengals and the Carolina Panthers. Show More Summary
It's been a big year for the Ickey Shuffle. Here's Jeremy Hill busting it out after a 3-yard touchdown run: Compare:
From Jameis Winston's pregame warmups against Syracuse (ht Bleacher Report): Source material, of course, is here, previously co-opted for sports by Team USA at the FIBA World Championships.
8/10 on the suit. 10/10 on the spectacles. Kansas coach/Most Interesting Man Bill Self couldn't find an exact replica of Andrew Wiggins' draft-night suit for the Jayhawks' Late Night at the Phog event, but he came pretty damn close. You be the judge. Show More Summary
It's a huge tilt that will make a major impact on the SEC West -- and College Football Playoff -- race. The Auburn-Mississippi State series hasn't always produced thrilling results, but this year's edition is one of the most important games of the year. Show More Summary
Somewhere out there is a child actor whose IMDB page includes "Weird-ass Eagles Cartoon Video (Eli Manning, voice): Week 6: #BlackSunday from Philadelphia Eagles on Vimeo. But seriously this seems exactly like it was made by children, whereas it appears to have been commissioned by the actual Eagles adult football team.
Why were Cincinnati's offensive tackles spread out like that? The Bengals lost big to the Patriots on Sunday Night Football. You may have turned the game off early to watch that DVR'd Naked and Afraid you've been meaning to catch upShow More Summary
Florida Panthers forward Scottie Upshall had to be helped off the ice in the second period of their season opener against Tampa Bay on Thursday night after he was on the receiving end of a vicious hit to the head from Radko Gudas. After...Show More Summary
Surprise, surprise: The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants are back in the National League Championship Series. But there’s been one decorated pitcher noticeably absent from each team’s winning formula this postseason. The Giants used basically every pitcher on their postseason roster in the NLDS other than Tim Lincecum. Show More Summary
Recover from MAYHEM WEEK yet? Here comes another one. Saturday afternoon includes the biggest game of the year so far, a Pac-12 Playoff elimination match, and the fight for Texas dominance. And that's just one time slot. Thursday Best option: BYU at UCF, 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary
It's another excellent weekend of college football, headlined by the team playing the best ball against the team with the best wins on the year. Let's do this. Thursday Best option: BYU at UCF, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN, WatchESPN Spread: UCF...Show More Summary
#SQUAD Elijah Thomas is a 6'9, 230-pound power forward out of Dallas, and one of the best remaining uncommitted prospects in the class of 2015. On Tuesday, Thomas announced that he will make his college decision on Oct. 21. He'll have...Show More Summary
That is so, so, so, so, so, so, so, so, AJ Pierzynski. We had six great innings of Clayton Kershaw and then it all went boom in a few seconds with a Matt Adams three-run dinger. How would AJ Pierzynski celebrate this? With a big old D-generation X crotch chop: Two baseball constants: 1. Show More Summary
Phyllis from Mulga had heard enough. She listened to Colin Cowherd say Alabama's dynasty was over following a loss to Ole Miss. The dyed-in-the-wool Bama fan suffered the indignity of being told Nick Saban would be "owned" by Auburn....Show More Summary
Mozgov... https://t.co/UsHvNqpRZ6 — Tom (@TJFsports) October 7, 2014 (via @TJFsports) Better to miss a monster dunk than to have a monster dunk take place on your face, at least.
It's been well established that Nick Young suffered a broken thumb because he was trying to defend Kobe Bryant in practice. The injury, which will sideline Young for 6-8 weeks, is a blow for the Lakers. But because Young is now Kobe's...Show More Summary
Kansas City Royals fans suffered through 29 years of baseball without seeing their team play in the postseason. Now, the team is making sure that the fans know that the players appreciate all of the support they have received over the...Show More Summary
1. Hunch 2. Shake your shoulders while walking extremely deliberately, a la a T-Rex or perhaps Frankenstein monster 3. Thrust your fingers up in the air like you are a German person signaling for three of something
LeSean McCoy did plenty of evadin' (moving backward all the while) and even held the ball out all showboat-like, then WHOOPS: This is pretty much the football equivalent of this classic Knicks possession.