The name Udoka put the Boston Celtics in a no-win situation

BOSTON — After the Boston Celtics launched an investigation into their head coach and before he was suspended for the 2022-23 NBA season as a result of their…

NBA camps open; some go abroad, Spurs plan a trip to Uvalde

Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs know they cannot erase the pain that the residents of Uvalde, Texas have felt since May 24. They can, however, continue…

Utah basketball: Runnin’ Utes welcome eight newcomers, begin practices

After a mildly disappointing first season at the helm of the University of Utah’s men’s basketball program last year, coach Craig Smith promised a bigger, stronger, tougher bunch…

Boys soccer rankings: New No. 1’s in three of four classifications

Story Links In this week’s rankings, there are new No. 1’s in 5A (Valor Christian), 3A (Liberty Common), and 2A (Vail Mountain). The rankings, voted…

Lakers media day takeaways: Pelinka willing to trade first-round picks; Westbrook stresses professionalism

After a disappointing 2021-22 season that ended without even a trip to the play-in round, the Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make massive changes before the 2022-23…

A look at how UConn men’s basketball nabbed its own ‘Fab Five’

College basketball programs go about hosting the official visits of key recruits in a variety of ways. The UConn men’s basketball coaching staff has turned it — quite…

NFL Week 3 grades: Chiefs get a ‘D’ after upset loss to Colts, Cowboys get ‘B+’ after Monday win over Giants

It’s not often you see the Kansas City Chiefs fully implode, but that’s exactly what happened on Sunday during the team’s shocking 20-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts….

‘Queens Supporting Queens’ – Taylor Swift’s Ingenious Reference to Serena Williams Gave Tennis Fans a Mini-Meltdown

Serena Williams is an icon, both on the tennis court as well as off it. The trailblazer’s every accomplishment, failure, and outburst draws attention and is always a…

New week, more confusion across the league

NFL Power Rankings: Eagles sit atop league after Week 3 win originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Last Sunday, I asked if any NFL team was actually good….

Russell Westbrook is still combative, and the Lakers are still torn

Lakers guard Russell Westbrook points toward someone during media day. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times) It was scheduled as a day filled with opulent optimism, the Lakers…