Russell Westbrook deservingly and fittingly cradled the Spalding basketball Saturday night, moments after blocking a potential game-tying three from Indiana Pacers guard Caris LeVert, sealing a win on a night where he tied Oscar Robertson’s triple-double record. For his critics, it was symbolic, a selfish player with his only friend, the man who truly lived
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George Springer‘s barely played for the Blue Jays. Blake Snell‘s off to a snail-like start for the Padres. And the number of imaginary rats/raccoons/possums at Citi Field nearly mirrors Francisco Lindor‘s home run total. It’s way too soon to call these offseason moves busts, and it’s way too soon to call the ones that have worked
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Russell Westbrook wrote his way into NBA history on Monday, bagging the 182nd triple-double of his career to break Oscar Robertson’s 47-year-old record. Washington Wizards star Westbrook, who had equaled Robertson’s record of 181 triples on Saturday, sealed his record-breaking triple with 8min 33sec remaining in Monday’s 125-124 defeat to the Atlanta Hawks. Westbrook’s 36th
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11:01 PM ET Australian basketball star Liz Cambage has backtracked on threats to boycott the Tokyo Olympics in a racially based protest. The Opals’ star centre has confirmed she’ll play at the Tokyo Games after last week accusing Australia’s Olympic fraternity of “white-washing” after a photo shoot lacking racial diversity. Cambage, born to a Nigerian
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The Red Sox have the most wins in the Majors. Martín Pérez doesn’t have any of them, but he probably should. With five innings of one-run ball on Monday, Pérez earned a no-decision in a 4-1 loss to the Orioles at Camden Yards. The loss prevented the Red Sox (22-14) from clinching the four-game sweep,
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3:02 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom will be placed on the injured list by the New York Mets with tightness in his right side, a move that will keep the ace from taking the mound until May 20 at the earliest. The Mets said an MRI on Sunday night was “clean
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The triple-double record has long been thought of as an impossible feat. Oscar Robertson’s record stood for 47 years and was the NBA’s white whale. Magic Johnson is the greatest point guard who ever lived and once said he thought it was the one NBA record that would never be broken. He had every right
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The Green Bay Packers did a terrific job during the 2021 NFL draft of filling in cracks in the roster. Big needs at cornerback, interior offensive line and receiver were effectively crossed off early in the proceedings. But Brian Gutekunst’s roster isn’t without potential problem areas. Without the financial flexibility to add veterans in free
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