James Harden says he’s been studying ‘The Last Dance,’ is ready for NBA’s return as long as it’s ‘safe’

We haven’t heard much from Houston Rockets superstar guard James Harden since the NBA season was suspended indefinitely due to the outbreak of the coronavirus back on March 11. At that time, the Rockets were preparing for their playoff push, as they sat in sixth place in the Western Conference Read more

Patriots receiver Marqise Lee ready for fresh start in New England: ‘I feel like this is the perfect place’

The New England Patriots struggled at the wide receiver position in 2019. Julian Edelman was rarely fully healthy, Josh Gordon was waived from injured reserve, Mohamed Sanu wasn’t exactly the explosive wideout the Patriots thought they were trading for and both N’Keal Harry and Jakobi Meyers failed to make major impacts Read more

76ers GM Elton Brand ‘very optimistic’ Ben Simmons will be ready to play should season resume

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand held a conference call with media members on Tuesday, and while he didn’t provide any new information regarding the status of the suspended 2019-20 NBA season, he did offer a positive update on their All-Star guard.  Ben Simmons, who was dealing with a lower Read more

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson has been keeping in shape during NBA shutdown: ‘I’m staying ready for my teammates’

The NBA recently said that teams in areas with relaxed social distancing guidelines can choose to reopen practice facilities starting May 8, signaling a step toward the possible restart of the season. The league is being extra cautious in not making any grand declarations regarding when the season will resume, Read more

Dodgers’ Ross Stripling discusses how pitchers would get ready for 2020 season, MLB’s plan in Texas and more

Even before the season was suspended due to the nationwide distruption caused by COVID-19, Ross Stripling was already having a pretty eventful offseason. He was initially part of the Dodgers flurry of moves to acquire Mookie Betts, with a reported trade that would have sent him to the Angels ultimately Read more

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler ready to test the free agent market

As far as navigating the current coronavirus quarantine is considered, three-time Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler has had a unique set of circumstances to fuel his behavior.  Even though the status of his scheduled June 6 return in a rematch with Benson Henderson remains unknown after the promotion postponed Read more