NBA MAKES THE LATE TERRENCE CLARKE AN HONORARY NBA DRAFT SELECTION

Commissioner Adam Silver honored Terrence Clarke, the Kentucky basketball prospect who died in a car accident, as an honorary NBA Draft...

RICKY RUBIO TRADE SIGNALS THE END OF COLLIN SEXTON'S TIME WITH CAVALIERS

After acquiring Ricky Rubio from the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers have essentially signaled that Collin Sexton's...

 
 
 

TOP 3 DESTINATIONS FOR KYLE LOWRY AFTER LAKERS' RUSSELL WESTBROOK TRADE

With the Los Angeles Lakers finding their point guard in Russell Westbrook, here are the top three destinations for free agent Kyle...

BIGGEST WINNERS AND LOSERS OF THE 2021 NBA DRAFT

Who were the winners and losers of the 2021 NBA Draft? The Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers used trades to their advantage while...

 
 
 

LEBRON JAMES SEEMS EXCITED ABOUT THE RUSSELL WESTBROOK TRADE

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' latest Instagram post indicates that he is pretty stoked about the acquisition of Russell Westbrook....

RUSSELL WESTBROOK THANKS WIZARDS IN HEARTFELT LETTER TO FANS ON INSTAGRAM

Russell Westbrook was pure class in thanking Washington Wizards fans over Instagram. They may have only been together for one season,...

 
 
 

HOW VALUABLE IS BEN SIMMONS RIGHT NOW?

Ben Simmons' value is about both his strengths and his weaknesses. So why is it so hard to find the middle ground between them? It's...

THE WHITEBOARD: HOW DOES RUSSELL WESTBROOK FIT WITH LEBRON THE LAKERS?

The Whiteboard is The Step Back's daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered...

 
 
 

SKIP BAYLESS BURPED UP A TERRIBLE RUSSELL WESTBROOK TAKE AFTER LAKERS TRADE

Skip Bayless crushes the Los Angeles Lakers after trading for Russell Westbrook. While most people believe the Los Angeles Lakers got...

GLORY DAYS TELLS THE STORY OF THE SUMMER OF 1984, A TURNING POINT IN SPORTS HISTORY

Glory Days, the new book from L. Jon Wertheim, chronicles the summer of 1984, one of the most pivotal stretches in sports history....

 
 
 

MAX SCHERZER'S EMOTIONAL MESSAGE TO NATIONALS FANS WILL BREAK THEIR HEARTS

A prime candidate to be moved by Friday's trade deadline, Max Scherzer wrote a fabulous farewell story on Thursday in what could be...

3 LAST-MINUTE TRADES RED SOX NEED TO MAKE BEFORE THE DEADLINE

The Boston Red Sox need to make a few trades to position themselves for a division crown. Even though the Boston Red Sox have the best...

 
 
 

MLB TRADE GRADE: SAN DIEGO PADRES ‘CLOSE' TO ACQUIRING MAX SCHERZER FROM NATIONALS

We finally know where Max Scherzer is going to end up, as the San Diego Padres are where the bottle stopped spinning. After months...

JOEY GALLO SENDS A MESSAGE TO RANGERS FANS AFTER BEING TRADED TO YANKEES

Joey Gallo thanks Texas Rangers fans for all the love before joining the New York Yankees. After nine seasons in the Texas Rangers...

 
 
 

PADRES PITCHING ROTATION IS FILTHY AND UNFAIR AFTER TRADING FOR MAX SCHERZER

The San Diego Padres' rotation is no longer fair after they have traded for Max Scherzer. By trading for Washington Nationals ace Max...

MAX SCHERZER TRADE REACTION: PADRES, NATIONALS, DODGERS FANS RUN THE GAUNTLET OF EMOTIONAL SPECTRUM

The San Diego Padres are close to trading for three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. Max Scherzer was the biggest name on the...

 
 
 

DODGERS BACKUP PLAN AFTER MISSING OUT ON MAX SCHERZER

The San Diego Padres have traded for former Nationals ace Max Scherzer. So, what should the Dodgers do to respond? The Dodgers had...

WATCH: KRIS BRYANT ADMIRING WRIGLEY FIELD ONE LAST TIME IS ABSOLUTELY HEARTBREAKING

Kris Bryant might have played his last game for the Chicago Cubs, and the emotion of the moment set in after the game on Thursday....

 
 
 

CUBS TRADING ANTHONY RIZZO IS END OF AN ERA FOR CUBS AS YANKEES GO ALL-IN FOR PLAYOFF PUSH

The Chicago Cubs traded first baseman Anthony Rizzo to the New York Yankees. Anthony Rizzo is now a member of the New York Yankees....

CUBS, YANKEES FANS REACT ON TWITTER TO ANTHONY RIZZO TRADE

Anthony Rizzo is headed to the New York Yankees, a trade that created a mix of emotions on all sides of fandom. As the MLB Trade Deadline...

 
 
 



Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Australian James Duckworth is through to the second round in the men's singles competition at the Tokyo 2020... Read more ...

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono stood tall in goal and Toronto FC got goals from Yeferson Soteldo and Nick DeLeon, hanging on for a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday that extended its... Read more ...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC Cincinnati, 3-0

Nashville SC defeated FC Cincinnati, 3-0, thanks to goals from C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal in the 13th, 35th, and 57th minute. Nashville extends its unbeaten home streak to 12... Read more ...

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico remained unscored upon during the Gold Cup in a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Jonathan dos Santos, Rogelio Funes Mori, and Orbelin Pineda all scored thrilling goals... Read more ...

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Thoughts from LA Kings GM Rob Blake, covering a myriad of topics, including the 2021 NHL Draft, pending contracts, trades, and more... On what was happening at the Kings Draft... Read more ...

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

The Chicago Fire put up 12 shots on goal, while Toronto FC put up three but still lost the match by a score of 2-1. Read more ...

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

The Houston Astros and San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw, thanks to Zarek Valentin's own goal in the 45th minute. San Jose is now winless in its past 11 matches. Read more ...

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake dominated the Colorado Rapids, 3-0, Saturday night thanks to an own goal and Bobby Wood and Rubio Rubin goals. Read more ...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer move

Arsenal have reportedly been given a huge boost in their hunt for a new midfielder as it looks like Denis Zakaria could be on the move this summer. The Gunners are being tipped... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Patrick Reed will represent the USA in his place. Read more ...