Nets coaching candidates include Ty Lue, Jason Kidd, Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy, per report

The implication in firing Kenny Atkinson is that the suddenly star-studded Brooklyn Nets wanted a coach better-able to accommodate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Atkinson, among the most analytically-inclined coaches in basketball, developed a culture around younger players that didn’t seem to match Brooklyn’s newly overhauled roster, which needed someone Read more

2020 NFL Draft: Mark Sanchez breaks down top QB prospects Justin Herbert, Tua Tagovailoa and Jordan Love

Mark Sanchez knows a thing or two about first-round quarterbacks. Eleven years ago, the former USC star went fifth overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, kicking off a 10-year career that included two AFC Championship appearances, five seasons as the face of the New York Jets and five more as Read more

Mark Reynolds, who clubbed 298 homers in 13 MLB seasons, retires from baseball

After a career that spanned 13 years and eight different major-league teams, slugger Mark Reynolds has announced that he is retiring. Reynolds, 36, did so on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio Thursday.  He never spent more than four seasons with a team, logging time with the Diamondbacks, Orioles, Indians, Yankees, Brewers, Cardinals, Read more

Mark Cuban doesn’t have a date in mind for NBA return, but likes idea of next season starting on Christmas

The NBA season has followed roughly the same schedule for the league’s entire existence. Broadly speaking, the season starts in the fall, usually in October or November, and ends in the late spring or early summer, stretching from April in the league’s earlier days into June now. The only things Read more

Coronavirus: Mark Cuban sets over-under date for NBA return at June 1, but expects games to resume before then

The prognosis for the NBA season has grown grimmer and grimmer ever since the league suspended games in mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak. As more of the country takes social distancing measures and the CDC recommends fewer people gathering for events such as NBA games, the possibility of a Read more

Steelers release Mark Barron, Anthony Chickillo and Johnny Holton, clearing cap space for free agency

With Monday’s franchise tag of OLB Bud Dupree, the Steelers need to clear salary cap space between now and Wednesday, the official start of the league’s new year.  The Steelers made several cap cutting moves on Monday, releasing OLB Anthony Chickillo, ILB Mark Barron and receiver Johnny Holton. The Steelers Read more