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Harden takes responsibility, blames 'rhythm' – ESPN

ESPN Harden takes responsibility, blames 'rhythm'ESPNHOUSTON — MVP candidate James Harden accepted that he will be subjected to intense criticism after having one of the worst playoff performances of his career as the Houston Rockets' season ended in humiliating fashion. Harden finished with only 10 …The Spurs thrived without Kawhi Leonard and eliminated the RocketsYahoo SportsSpurs […]

Broncos sign top draft pick Garett Bolles – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Broncos sign top draft pick Garett BollesUSA TODAYENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — First-round draft pick Garett Bolles of Utah signed a four-year, $11 million contract with the Broncos on Thursday as Denver's draft class gathered at team headquarters for rookie orientation. Bolles, the 20th overall pick …and more » Source: Sports

Sergio García Shows That a Woman, Not a Green Jacket, Makes the Man – New York Times

New York Times Sergio García Shows That a Woman, Not a Green Jacket, Makes the ManNew York TimesThe Masters champion Sergio García at The Players Championship on Thursday. His greatest professional accomplishment came after personal contentment. Credit Sam Greenwood/Getty Images. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Sergio García was warming …Garcia (73) still center of attention after […]

John Calipari agrees with Kevin Durant, says combine not for everyone – ESPN

ESPN John Calipari agrees with Kevin Durant, says combine not for everyoneESPNCHICAGO — Hall of Fame coach John Calipari knows it's not always in his players' best interest to participate in portions of the NBA draft combine. Calipari's comments come in the wake of Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant telling ESPN.com …NBA Draft Combine […]

Three teams have inquired about Colin Kaepernick, adviser says – ESPN

ESPN Three teams have inquired about Colin Kaepernick, adviser saysESPNAn adviser to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he has been contacted by three teams inquiring about Kaepernick since the free-agency period began in March. Harry Edwards, a renowned sociologist and civil rights activist who …Harry Edwards: Three teams have inquired about KaepernickNBCSports.comColin Kaepernick […]

Upstart Oilers are here to stay – ESPN

ESPN Upstart Oilers are here to stayESPNANAHEIM, Calif. — Slouching slightly and clearly disappointed after a 2-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7 of their second-round series, Connor McDavid didn't have much time to take stock of his first venture into the Stanley Cup playoffs …Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date […]

Is Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane a Great Manager or a Lucky One? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report Is Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane a Great Manager or a Lucky One?Bleacher ReportWhen Zinedine Zidane was parachuted into the job as Real Madrid manager in January 2016—following the dismissal of Rafa Benitez—there was little evidence to suggest he would make a fist of it. His managerial CV was threadbare. He had sat for […]

Jayson Werth's 11-pitch at-bat was key in Nationals' ninth-inning rally – Washington Post

Washington Post Jayson Werth's 11-pitch at-bat was key in Nationals' ninth-inning rallyWashington PostJayson Werth wasn't in the Nationals' original lineup Wednesday afternoon because he had departed Camden Yards the previous night with back spasms, and he notified head trainer Paul Lessard he wasn't feeling “that great” when he woke up Wednesday.Inside the 11-pitch Jayson Werth […]

Patriots use rare tender offer on free agent running back LeGarrette Blount – Boston Herald

Boston Herald Patriots use rare tender offer on free agent running back LeGarrette BlountBoston HeraldThe Patriots made a ruthless business decision yesterday by extending a rarely used tender to Blount, according to a source. Blount has no plans to sign the tender at the moment. Related Articles. SideTrack: Rob Gronkowski, John Cena, Bill Belichick …and […]

Caps Draw A Game 7 Blank – NHL.com

NHL.com Caps Draw A Game 7 BlankNHL.comAn all too familiar feeling descends on DC as the Caps fail to finish in Game 7, and instead are finished off, 2-0. by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network. For the second straight season, the Capitals' campaign comes to a screeching halt …For Alex Ovechkin, another playoff […]