NFL Draft 2020: Four who won by zigging as others zagged, Patriots’ Trevor Lawrence shot, more insider notes

I tend to applaud those who zig while everyone else zags. The draft is a lesson in supply vs. demand, with inevitable runs on certain positions and trends. And this one was no different. After speaking to several evaluators this weekend, I kept coming back to four teams’ drafts as Read more

Dennis Rodman: Chicago Bulls would have ‘easily’ won 1999 NBA title if they didn’t break up team

The Chicago Bulls’ dynasty was going to end in 1998 no matter what. Jerry Krause, the general manager at the time, was determined to move on from Phil Jackson as coach, and Michael Jordan was equally determined not to play for another coach. Krause also didn’t want to keep Scottie Read more

Ben Wallace: Pistons likely wouldn’t have won any rings with Carmelo Anthony

With the NBA season suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the basketball world can only converse about the past and hypotheticals. Portland Trailblazers forward Carmelo Anthony got into the action when he told Dwyane Wade on Instagram live recently that he would’ve won “maybe two or three” rings if the Detroit Read more

Carmelo Anthony says 2009 Nuggets should’ve won title, ‘we would’ve swept Orlando that year’

Barring an unforeseen change of fortunes, Carmelo Anthony is likely to land on one of the most infamous lists in sports as one of the greatest players never to win a championship. Anthony spent his prime with a New York Knicks team that struggled to attract talent to play alongside Read more

San Felipe Stakes odds, predictions 2020: Expert who won top handicapping event reveals picks

A seven-horse field that is short on quantity but high on quality will enter the starting gate on Saturday for the 2020 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita Park. Five-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert has entered the top two 2020 San Felipe Stakes favorites, Authentic and Thousand Words, who Read more