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  • Meet the French obstacle blocking USWNT's path
    Wendie Renard, France's 6-foot-2 center back, can lock down opposing attacks, so the USWNT needs to be ready for a fight in the quarterfinals. More

  • NBA rumors: Two teams have 'backed off' Kevin Durant pursuit due to Achilles
    NBA rumors: Two teams have 'backed off' Kevin Durant pursuit due to Achilles originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com NBA free agency officially will kick off Sunday, and most of the free-agent crop likely will await the decision of one Kevin Durant before choosing their next move. The Warriors' star forward ruptured his Achilles during Game 5 of Golden State's NBA Finals loss to the Toronto Raptors and will miss all of next season as he rehabs what could be a career-altering injury. More

  • Stephen Curry 10 years on: The six players drafted before the Warriors star
    It seems incredible now that Stephen Curry could have been the seventh pick in any NBA Draft, but that was the case in 2009. Ten years on, Curry is a two-time MVP and three-time champion with the Golden State Warriors. But on draft night, there were six players picked before him - with the Minnesota Timberwolves somehow selecting two alternative point guards ahead of Curry. More

  • LeBron eyeing former teammates for Lakers in free agency
    Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes reports the Lakers and LeBron James are looking to reunite the king with a couple familiar shooters. More

  • Tom Brady posts selfie with longtime rival Peyton Manning: 'We were friends this whole time'
    Tom Brady and Peyton Manning may have been bitter rivals on the gridiron, but off of it, they're just a couple of buddies taking selfies. Manning, drafted in 1998 by the Indianapolis Colts, and Brady, drafted in 2000 by the New England Patriots, have been constantly compared and often found themselves fighting it out on the biggest of stages. From 2001 to 2015, the two quarterbacks played each other a total of 17 times before Manning announced his retirement in 2016. More

  • Donovan Mitchell predicts where NBA free agents will land
    Wondering where free agents like Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving or Kawhi Leonard will land? Well, Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz is here to lend his expertise and predict where they all will go. More

  • Kevin Durant all smiles roaming around New York after Achilles surgery
    Kevin Durant all smiles roaming around New York after Achilles surgery originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Kevin Durant isn't expected to play in any NBA games next season, but he's not letting that dampen his mood. Nearly two weeks after having surgery to repair his right Achilles tendon, Durant is up and roaming around New York City with the assistance of a knee walker. Tony Durant, Kevin's brother, posted that image Tuesday evening of them walking around SoHo. More

  • Report: NBA executives think Lakers are most likely destination for Carmelo Anthony
    The Los Angeles Lakers have LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma and the rest of a roster to fill out once the team is done throwing overboard everything that isn't nailed down in the name of cap space. One of those spots could be reserved for a big-name free agent. Some more could be filled out by old teammates of James' like Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith. More

  • Cody Bellinger wants fans to stop running on the field to hug him: 'I’m just trying to play a game'
    Cody Bellinger has one simple request for fans: stop trying to hug him. Bellinger spoke out on Monday night after the Dodgers' 8-5 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The fan who jumped onto the field on Sunday at Dodgers Stadium was a 15-year-old girl named Paola, who took a “once in a lifetime” chance to hug her favorite baseball player. More

  • Andre Iguodala dishes on Warriors training staff, Mark Jackson being blackballed, Silicon Valley in interview
    In the 2018 playoffs, Iguodala injured his leg in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. The team characterized Iguodala's injury as a “bone bruise,” but he said in an interview with “The Breakfast Club” morning radio show Tuesday morning that he actually had a fracture. In the interview, Iguodala said the Warriors' training staff is one of the “best in the world” and gave it credit for getting Durant back on the court. More

  • Jill Ellis benched an MVP. But that wasn't why USWNT struggled with Spain
    On a muggy evening in northern France, Jill Ellis made a bold call. Never mind that she won a World Cup and has the USWNT favored to win a second. The bulk of the ire, naturally, has been aimed at Ellis. More

  • Cavaliers still look to trade, waive J.R. Smith before Sunday; He may ultimately be a Laker
    The math is simple: J.R. Smith is set to make $15.7 million next season, however, if he is waived before Sunday, the Cavaliers team — or whatever team he is a member of — only has to pay $3.9 million of that. Which is why the Cavaliers listened to trade offers for Smith on draft night, but they didn't jump at anything reports Chris Fodor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. As of now, the Cavs are still trying to make a deal, according to sources familiar with those conversations, but it's complicated and it has to be the right move, as general manager Koby Altman laid out when recapping the NBA Draft late Thursday night. More

  • Don Nelson says suggestion to trade Patrick Ewing for Shaq cost him Knicks job
    Nelson says it's because he told owner James Dolan and the rest of management to trade Knicks' icon Patrick Ewing for Shaquille O'Neal. Nelson, now living happily in Hawaii, was on HBO's “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” this week and talked about what went down. Gumbel: “Did you really suggest trading Patrick Ewing? More

  • Report: Klay Thompson could be interested in Clippers if Warriors don’t max him
    Most everyone has expected that Klay Thompson will return to the Golden State Warriors next season. Thompson is certainly a max-level player, and the Warriors will need to decide whether they are going to offer him that contract this summer. It's not clear whether Thompson would be willing to take a discount, or if he's finally ready to cash out in a big way. More

  • Holly Holm on beating Amanda Nunes: ‘That’s the fighter I want to beat’
    The UFC women's bantamweight spoke to Yahoo Sports MMA insider Kevin Iole ahead of her upcoming fight at UFC 239 about breaking through after a series of tough losses in her most recent bouts. More

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