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Friend defends Nick Diaz in wake of alleged domestic violence incident

Friend defends Nick Diaz in wake of alleged domestic violence incident

Story updated at 9:35 p.m. ET to clarify Matt Staudt’s relationship with Diaz and role in the MMA industry.  Nick Diaz remained in a Las Vegas jail Friday after being arrested for alleged domestic violence. Diaz, who is being held at  Clark County Detention Center, was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation, as well […]

NBA Playoffs 2018: Warriors have become the Rockets, only not as good; everyone loses if Chris Paul can't go

NBA Playoffs 2018: Warriors have become the Rockets, only not as good; everyone loses if Chris Paul can't go

The Houston Rockets are one win away from the NBA Finals after outlasting the Warriors 98-94 in a completely wild Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday. Houston now leads the series 3-2 heading to Oakland for Game 6 on Saturday.  more western finals news There is so much to say about this […]

A Last Stand for the Golden Age of Men's Tennis

A Last Stand for the Golden Age of Men's Tennis

Since 2005, when Rafael Nadal won his first Grand Slam title at the French Open, men’s tennis has been dominated by five players. From then until now, the fabulous five—Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka—have won 50 Grand Slams. Other men have won just two. When you look at that on […]

Lenny Dykstra arrested for threatening Uber driver, drugs

Lenny Dykstra arrested for threatening Uber driver, drugs

Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning in Linden, N.J., after allegedly threatening an Uber driver while in possession of drugs, according to NJ.com. The website reported that authorities said that the 55-year-old Dykstra was charged with making terroristic threats and a number of drug offenses. Ex-Mets, […]

NBA playoffs live: The Rockets recovered from a disastrous start to lead Warriors at half

NBA playoffs live: The Rockets recovered from a disastrous start to lead Warriors at half

(Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports) The Warriors have a chance to go up 3-1 on the Rockets tonight in Game 4, but James Harden and Co. have responded to letdown games before. Follow along with live updates during the game and jump into the comments to ask NBA reporter Tim Bontemps questions. The Rockets, who missed their […]

'Other Cavs,' led by Kyle Korver, open lanes for LeBron James

'Other Cavs,' led by Kyle Korver, open lanes for LeBron James

CLEVELAND — Asked to explain how the Cleveland Cavaliers were able to tie up the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 2-2, winning two games in a row by a combined 39 points after dropping the first two by a combined 38, Kyle Korver didn’t mince words. “We were just relying on LeBron [James] […]

Charles Barkley rips Draymond Green to the wrong set of ears

Charles Barkley rips Draymond Green to the wrong set of ears

Charles Barkley has strong thoughts about Draymond Green, and he’s no longer apologizing for them. Just a few weeks after saying he would like to punch Green in the mouth, Barkley asked Kevin Durant, “Is Draymond Green as annoying in person as he is on television?” during an interview after Golden State’s 126-85 win over the […]

PREVIEW: Curry, Paul expected to be full-go as Rockets and Warriors battle in game 3

PREVIEW: Curry, Paul expected to be full-go as Rockets and Warriors battle in game 3

OAKLAND, Calif. — By simply uttering a total of six words, rival point guards Chris Paul and Stephen Curry both insisted they’ll be up to speed Sunday night when the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors meet in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. The two top guns in the West split games at […]

Sanchez hits 2 of Yankees' 5 homers in 8-3 win over Royals

Sanchez hits 2 of Yankees' 5 homers in 8-3 win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Gary Sanchez hit two of the Yankees‘ five home runs, Gleyber Torres had a three-run shot and New York rebounded from a series-opening loss to pound the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton also homered for the Yankees, while Luis Severino (7-1) scattered three runs […]

Kentucky Derby Winner Justify Is Favored To Win Soggy Preakness

Kentucky Derby Winner Justify Is Favored To Win Soggy Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner Justify, with exercise rider Humberto Gomez aboard, gallops around the track Thursday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes is scheduled to take place Saturday and Justify is the favorite. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Kentucky Derby winner Justify, with exercise rider Humberto Gomez aboard, gallops around […]

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