Knicks vs. Celtics – Game Summary – December 6, 2018

The Knicks haven’t had any internal discussions about a potential trade for John Wall; a report earlier said there was belief around the NBA that NYK would make a significant push for a Wall deal. Also, teams are interested in Damyean Dotson, but BK & DET haven’t reached out to NYK. Ian Begley, ESPN Staff Writer4h ago Source link

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Steve Stricker talks Tiger Woods, Presidents Cup, defending QBE title

CLOSE Defending champions Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair are back at the QBE Shootout in Naples. Greg Hardwig, greg.hardwig@naplesnews.com; 239-263-4767 Steve Stricker, a part-time Naples resident, tees off during the 30th annual QBE Shootout Pro-Am on Thursday at Tiburón Golf Club.(Photo: Srijita Chattopadhyay/Naples Daily News)   Steve Stricker is still in between. The part-time Naples resident is going back and forth between the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions. And he came to Naples a couple of weeks ago in between on his golf game. But he’s back at…

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Alabama’s Davis Riley to turn pro, skip final semester

Davis Riley, a highly touted prospect as a junior and one of college golf’s most promising players, is leaving for the paid ranks. Golf Channel’s Brentley Romine reports that the Alabama senior will forego the spring season to turn professional. This means the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide will lose its top player as it enters the spring. “As the year went on, I think the allure and the dream of playing professional golf just became too big,” Alabama head coach Jay Seawell told Golf Channel. “It’s just like I tell all of…

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Knicks Owner James Dolan Fined for Violating F.T.C. Rules

James L. Dolan, the owner of the Knicks and chief executive of the Madison Square Garden Company, violated federal law when he failed to tell government agencies of his acquisition of additional voting securities in the company, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. Mr. Dolan, who also serves as executive chairman of MSG Networks, has agreed to pay $609,810 in civil penalties to settle the charges, the F.T.C. said. Companies and individuals must inform the F.T.C. and the Justice Department if a major financial move, such as a merger or…

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Free agent Jonathan Schoop, Minnesota Twins reach 1-year deal

Free-agent second baseman Jonathan Schoop, who slumped badly in 2018 after a career season in 2017, has reached a one-year deal with the Minnesota Twins, according to a report Thursday. Terms were not released. The Athletic first reported the deal is for $7.5 million, plus incentives. The Twins also bolstered their infield by announcing the signing of free agent Ronald Torreyes to a one-year deal. The Athletic reported it’s worth $800,000 if he makes the major league team. Schoop, 27, spent his first five seasons with the Baltimore Orioles before…

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MLB’s next big thing — Ranking the Today’s Game Era Hall of Fame ballot

When the baseball industry makes its way to Las Vegas this weekend for the winter meetings, among the early arrivals will be the members of the 16-person “Hall of Fame-appointed electorate,” which is charged with evaluating the candidacies of the 10 names on the Today’s Game Era ballot for possible enshrinement in Cooperstown. Before the deliberations even begin, the electorate’s outcome is preordained to be disappointing. That’s because the ballot they will be evaluating is incomplete. Here are the names under consideration: Some front offices have more work to do…

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Holiday Gifts for Golfers 2018: Gifts that give back

We sometimes get lost in gift giving season by focusing on how much we spend or trying to find the perfect present. Take this as reminder to step back and appreciate what you already have this holiday season. Add a deeper meaning to holiday giving this year by selecting items that give back. These gift ideas support great causes through donations, raising awareness and sustainable practices. Vessel donates a backpack to a school kid in need with every purchase and this Sunday bag makes for an excellent purchase for the…

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Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow to likely miss time at start of season due to elbow surgery

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after the righty had minor surgery on his elbow last month. Morrow, 34, missed the second half of last season with a bone bruise and won’t begin throwing again until around Feb. 6. “This was a cleanup of some cartilage, done arthroscopically,” Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Thursday. Brandon Morrow is likely to miss the start of the 2019 season after elbow surgery. Alex Gallardo/AP The procedure was similar…

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ESPN The Magazine’s The Dominant 20 features the best of the best this year

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s December/January issue. Subscribe today! When we talk about athletes who dominate sports — as we’re prone to do at this time of year — we typically do it in terms of their competition, whether among contemporaries or across eras. You know, Tiger or Phil. LeBron or Jordan. But in 2018 we were graced by an unusual number of athletes who dominated not simply by establishing soul-crushing superiority over their rivals but also by redefining what’s imaginable in their sports. And so our list…

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Laura Kenny to perform for home crowd at London Track World Cup

Laura Kenny is set to return to the Lee Valley VeloPark for the next round of the UCI Track World Cup, and she is relishing in the thought of competing in front of home fans. Related Articles “You know that the crowds are going to be there and that the atmosphere is going to be amazing. It excites me, and I really do look forward to going there,” Kenny said in a press release. The four-time Olympic champion has had a successful return to the Track World Cup series after…

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