Patrick Reed, who leads at 4-under 136, has been hounded by cheating allegations since college. Judging by the lack of fellow pros rushing to Reed's defense, the 2018 Masters champion wasn't all that popular to begin with. More aggravating, from the players' perspective, is that Reed seems to thrive in tough spots like the one he finds himself in at the moment.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 7:24 am
The New York Yankees' bats arrived just in time to help extend their longest win streak of the season. Gary Sanchez hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning, DJ LeMahieu had a go-ahead double in the 12th and the Yankees rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Friday night for their ninth straight victory. Dating to last year, the Yankees have won 11 in a row over the Red Sox, one short of its best streak ever against them.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:43 am
The Rotoworld Hockey staff gives you their Cup and Conn Smythe winners as Tampa Bay takes on Dallas for Lord Stanley's Cup (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:17 am
Eyeing a third consecutive NL East crown, the power-packed Atlanta Braves got their top starter back and made it an awfully easy night for him. Freddie Freeman added three more hits to his burgeoning MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies clubbed two of Atlanta's six homers and the Braves battered New York Mets pitching Friday in a 15-2 blowout that expanded their division lead. Max Fried (7-0) returned from a brief stay on the injured list due to a back spasm and breezed through five innings that only help his Cy Young Award credentials.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:08 am
''When I was a kid, 4 or 5 years old, mom and dad would always tell me hit it over their head,'' Betts explained. Betts hit his NL-leading 16th homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a season high for runs in their 15-6 romp past the Colorado Rockies on Friday night to move closer to clinching their eighth straight NL West title. ''You can't just turn it on at playoffs,'' Betts said.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:04 am
The Lakers are hurting the Nuggets in transition.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 3:11 am
The 49ers head East and hope to avoid an 0-2 start to the 2020 season.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 3:05 am
Kyle Hendricks tossed eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball to outduel Rich Hill, and the Chicago Cubs edged the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Hendricks stuck out 10 and walked one before Jeremy Jeffress worked around two walks in the ninth for his eighth save. After 104 pitches — including 73 strikes — Hendricks narrowly missed his fifth career shutout and his second this season.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 3:04 am
After 31 months of construction, the Raiders are set to play their first game in Allegiant Stadium on Monday night.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 2:17 am
Patience powered Chase Briscoe’s victory Friday night as he ended the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season with his seventh win.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 1:36 am
There have been several instances in NBA playoff history of teams blowing 3-1 series leads, twice by the Clippers. A look at what happened to those teams in the ensuing seasons.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 1:24 am
The Miami Heat are not in control of the Eastern Conference Finals — just two wins from the NBA Finals — without the combination of Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic. They are the shot creators, the two penetrating into the paint, breaking down the Celtics' defense, then kicking out to shooters. Butler is an All-NBA
Posted: September 19, 2020, 1:17 am
Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 2's top plays at QB, RB, WR, TE, K and DEF. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 19, 2020, 12:43 am
Check out the tee times, TV and streaming info for the third round of the 120th U.S. Open at Winged Foot.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 12:27 am
World number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal welcomed the decision to allow a limited number of fans to watch the Italian Open as the top men's seeds advanced to the quarter-finals on Friday.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 12:26 am
We're through 36 holes at the U.S. Open and Patrick Reed has the solo lead. But there are some big names who didn't make the cut.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 11:44 pm
The Los Angeles Rams drafted Jared Goff over Carson Wentz with the top pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Did the Rams get a better QB than the Eagles?
Posted: September 18, 2020, 11:01 pm
‘I saw the horror – a fireball coming out of the sky’: How a horrific crash at Le Mans changed motorsport forever
It has been 65 years since the worst crash in motorsport history. More than 80 people died, most of them innocent spectators. Mick O'Hare on how the sport recovered
Posted: September 18, 2020, 11:01 pm
The Celtics say they have moved on from Thursday nights postgame venting.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 11:00 pm
An interesting question arose during 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan's Friday press conference regarding quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the speed through which he goes through his progression of eligible receivers. The question was inspired by Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young, who mentioned on radio this week that perhaps Garoppolo is going through his reads too [more]
Posted: September 18, 2020, 10:24 pm
"It's been 13 years of the future being bright. At some point we got to put it together," Candace Parker said of the Sparks' loss to seventh-seeded Connecticut.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 9:55 pm
Joel Embiid seems to feel disrespected as other top NBA big men draw attention and accolades.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 9:33 pm
Jeff Okudah is in line to start vs. Green Bay Packers in his first career game as the Detroit Lions try and avoid an 0-2 start in the NFC North
Posted: September 18, 2020, 8:31 pm
Primoz Roglic and Tadej Pogacar lead the Tour de France going into the deciding time trial. Peter Sagan's green jersey streak appears finished.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 8:30 pm
The Phillies traded three players to be named later to the Brewers for David Phelps at the trade deadline and now we know who they are. By Corey Seidman
Posted: September 18, 2020, 8:25 pm
"I can’t wait to watch his development the next couple of years.”
Posted: September 18, 2020, 7:30 pm
Davis and Smith were already attractive options, but now they get even more of a boost with Brown out.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 7:06 pm
Xander Schauffele knew what was coming when he saw an unconfirmed report that the Winged Foot superintendent was "livid."
Posted: September 18, 2020, 6:14 pm
With the match evenly poised at 6-6 in the opening set, Kasatkina rolled her right ankle while chasing a ball in the tiebreak, with Azarenka immediately rushing to her side to offer assistance. Never think it's over.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:38 pm
Bill O'Brien's poor decision-making as a coach and general manager are having a compound effect on the Texans.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:36 pm
Deontay Wilder is apparently in the shape of his life ahead of a potential trilogy fight against Tyson Fury. Will that be enough to beat arguably the best heavyweight in the sport?
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:34 pm
A Heat win would be worth a fortune in Nevada.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:21 pm
Remember when Yoenis Cespedes ghosted the Mets and subsequently opted out of the 2020 baseball season? Feels like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it?
Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:43 pm
The oft-ignored and underrated Ronald Jones is a prime "start" option along with Rams QB Jared Goff in Dalton Del Don's fliers and fades for Week 2.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 3:10 pm
Minnesota's Josh Donaldson managed to get ejected while hitting a home run.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 2:46 pm
The former QB sat down with Cowboys Wire to cover a wide variety of topics as a new NFL season and ad campaign for the beer pitchman begin.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 12:52 pm
Fernandes out to help Ronaldo re-write record books as Man Utd star of the present aids one from the past
The Red Devils midfielder is an international team-mate of the Juventus superstar and wants to see him become the top marksman of all-time
Posted: September 18, 2020, 10:35 am
Merjin Zeeman was excluded from the race for intimidating and insulting a member of the UCI at the end of Thursday’s 17th stage. "I got upset when the commissioner dismounted the crankset from Primoz's bike," Zeeman said in a team statement on Friday.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 8:47 am
Nick Mensio dives into the matchups and highlights some of his favorite fantasy starts and sits for Week 2. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 18, 2020, 5:50 am
LeBron James previewed Friday's Western Conference finals opener against the Denver Nuggets, who stunned the Los Angeles Clippers.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:55 am
Everything you need to know about the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 2:37 am
Zach Johnson had an amazing shot with his putter on the par-3 1st hole.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 11:01 pm
Tom Brady had a chance to defuse the Bruce Arians drama on Thursday. He declined.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:36 pm
It's something that's been said on our Peacock platforms throughout the week, and it's something I've reiterated on various radio stations. Before the Browns and Bengals play tonight in Cleveland, let's underscore the point. The Browns should trade Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham and the Browns don't fit. They never have. More specifically, he doesn't click [more]
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:20 pm
Injuries are already piling up across the NFL, leaving fantasy managers with a lot to think about heading into Week 2.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:09 pm
In USA TODAY Sports’ poll, the Oklahoma Sooners fell from No. 4 to No. 5 with the Big Ten teams added. Oklahoma has fallen with the Buckeyes reintroduction to the 2020 college football picture. Oklahoma is on a bye week before hosting Kansas State
Posted: September 17, 2020, 8:33 pm
Will Jonathan Taylor have a big game in Week 2? He's a common pick in our experts' daily fantasy football lineups.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 8:10 pm
C.D. Carter takes a close look at target shares allowed by defenses in Week 1, and how that might help fantasy managers' decision making in Week 2.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 7:05 pm
Kawhi Leonard became the first superstar to switch teams immediately after winning a championship.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 1:12 pm
Darrelle Revis found out very quickly during contract talks with the Patriots that negotiating with Bill Belichick wasn't going to be easy.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 12:41 pm
YouTuber Paul has been rumoured to step into the ring with the undefeated former champion
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:50 am