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Cowboys, Yankees headline Forbes' 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams

Cowboys, Yankees headline Forbes' 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams
The Cowboys aren't just America's team. Dallas remains the most valuable sports team in the world, according to Forbes, which just released its list of The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams in 2019.  The Cowboys have had the title for the past four years and are valued at $5 billion.  The numbers don't lie. Of the 50 highest-rated sports TV broadcasts last...

Seahawks' Jarran Reed suspended six games for violating NFL conduct policy

Seahawks' Jarran Reed suspended six games for violating NFL conduct policy
Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed has received a six-game suspension to start the 2019 season for violating the league's personal conduct policy, an NFL spokesperson said in a statement Monday. Statement from an NFL Spokesperson: pic.twitter.com/cJxIItQV9Y — Seahawks PR (@seahawksPR) July 22, 2019 His suspension stems from an alleged domestic violence incident in 2017, according to KING-5 News, but he was...

Herman credits president after coming up trumps in Kentucky

Herman credits president after coming up trumps in Kentucky
Jim Herman revealed president Donald Trump should take some credit for his second PGA Tour victory at the Barbasol Championship. Herman had only made the cut in three of 19 tournaments this year but shot a magnificent third round of 62 on Saturday to put himself firmly in contention.  The 41-year-old, who received a call from the United States president...

Anthony Davis on playing for hometown Bulls at some point: 'I’d definitely consider it'

Anthony Davis on playing for hometown Bulls at some point: 'I’d definitely consider it'
Anthony Davis may be starting this upcoming season with the Lakers but he hasn't ruled out a future option. Davis recently joined the Lakers after a blockbuster deal that sent Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, three first-round picks and a pick swap to the Pelicans. The star will be a free agent next summer. While Davis could re-sign with Los Angeles, he would...

Quinn Cook on new-look Lakers: 'It feels like this team has been together for a while’

Quinn Cook on new-look Lakers: 'It feels like this team has been together for a while’
Quinn Cook is excited he joined the Lakers. The 26-year-old guard, who inked a two-year, $6 million contract with Los Angeles earlier this month, discussed the free agency process during an extensive interview with USA Today’s HoopsHype. “It was a great experience for me, learning more about the business and stuff like that, but it was a long couple of...

Lowry's Open glory a tonic to Rory's sob story

Lowry's Open glory a tonic to Rory's sob story
There was one name on everybody's lips at the start of the week at Royal Portrush - Rory McIlroy. Cast into a leading role he seemed eager to shun, McIlroy winning The Open Championship on home soil was the story everybody wanted to write, to read, and to talk about for generations to come. Too bad, then, that he shot...

Fleetwood not expecting storms to knock Open rival Lowry off course

Fleetwood not expecting storms to knock Open rival Lowry off course
Tommy Fleetwood does not expect Shane Lowry or any of the contenders in the final round of The Open to be affected by the wet weather expected to hit Portrush on Sunday. Fleetwood heads into the last 18 holes in second place as he searches for his first major title. Despite shooting a five-under 66 on Saturday to move...

NBA free agency 2019: 3 potential impact players you probably forgot about

Chauncey Billups explains why Carmelo Anthony remains out of the NBA
Believe it or not NBA free agency is still going on, even if there aren't any All-Star caliber players left on the market. Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Khris Middleton, Kemba Walker and Kawhi Leonard are all spoken for (Yes we know that's a lot of K's). But there are still players available who can make a difference. Let's...

Rockets' James Harden on reported feud with Chris Paul: 'It was a lot of false talk'

Rockets' James Harden on reported feud with Chris Paul: 'It was a lot of false talk'
James Harden insists there is no bad blood between him and Chris Paul. The Rockets star was rumored to have had enough with Paul following hs team's second-round playoff exit at the hands of the Warriors in May. Some reports stated Harden wouldn't answer Paul's phone calls after last season and claimed the duo's relationship was "unsalvageable." But Harden told reporters Saturday...

Broncos coach Vic Fangio on Drew Lock: 'He's not a quarterback yet'

Broncos coach Vic Fangio on Drew Lock: 'He's not a quarterback yet'
Drew Lock, who avoided a holdout by signing his rookie contract with the Broncos on Thursday, got a blunt welcome to the NFL the next day with some frank words from coach Vic Fangio. Selected 42nd overall by Denver in the NFL Draft, Lock is projected as the team's quarterback of the future. But after two days of training camp,...

Eagles bringing back Darren Sproles on 1-year deal

Darren Sproles injury update: Eagles RB expected to be out vs. Cowboys, report says
Darren Sproles still has gas left in the tank. The Eagles announced Friday they are signing the running back to a one-year deal. Roster Move: #Eagles have agreed to terms with RB Darren Sproles on a one-year contract.#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/l6qnpthxLJ — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) July 19, 2019 Sproles, 36, considered retiring after an injury-riddled 2018-19 in which he played in only six games....

Wizards reportedly promote Tommy Sheppard to general manager, remove interim tag

Wizards reportedly promote Tommy Sheppard to general manager, remove interim tag
The Wizards have officially hired a general manager. They have removed the interim tag from Tommy Sheppard and named him to the permanent position of GM, according to the Washington Post. BREAKING: #Wizards remove interim tag on Tommy Sheppard, name him GM https://t.co/irZ4A5pH9c — Candace Buckner (@CandaceDBuckner) July 19, 2019 Sheppard will now take over the team's draft responsibilities as well as...

Kings hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as assistant coach

Kings hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as assistant coach
Women are continuing to break into the NBA's coaching ranks. The Kings are hiring former Duke and WNBA star Lindsey Harding as an assistant coach, the team announced Friday. She most recently worked as a player development coach for the 76ers in 2018-19. The Kings also announced the addition of former UNLV and NBA player Stacey Augmon and former Warriors assistant Rico Hines. Harding...

Tyreek Hill cleared to play for Chiefs as NFL concludes investigation

Tyreek Hill cleared to play for Chiefs as NFL concludes investigation
Tyreek Hill has been cleared to begin training camp with the Chiefs after an NFL investigation found he did not violate the league's personal conduct policy.  The league said in a statement Friday that it had conducted a "comprehensive investigation" into allegations that Hill had abused his 3-year-old son and found that, based on the evidence available, the Chiefs...

Nike countersuing Clippers' Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo

'Lack of trust' led to Kawhi Leonard’s trade demand with Spurs, uncle says
Nike is fighting back against Kawhi Leonard. The Clippers wing turned down a $22 million endorsement deal from Jordan Brand last October and elected to sign with New Balance in March. He then accused Jordan's parent company, Nike, of claiming his patented "Klaw" symbol that appears on his branded apparel against his will.  A report from Sports Business Journal stated Leonard insisted...

Did Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner let something slip about his contract negotiations?

Did Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner let something slip about his contract negotiations?
It's clearly going to be hard to get anything out of Mitch Marner about his current contract negotiations. The Maple Leafs forward, who is a restricted free agent, spoke with TSN about his situation Thursday, but he wasn't giving much away. "I haven't paid attention at all," he said in reference to rumors surrounding his contract negotiation. "It's been a...

Redskins' Josh Norman says running with the bulls in Pamplona brought him 'peace' and 'joy'

Redskins' Josh Norman says running with the bulls in Pamplona brought him 'peace' and 'joy'
Josh Norman doesn't see what the fuss is about when it comes to him running with the bulls earlier this month. The Redskins cornerback came under fire after a video of him jumping over a bull in Pamplona, Spain emerged. Norman was asked by Rich Eisen on his show about the experience Wednesday and how he was responding to the...

Thunder’s Sam Presti, Billy Donovan receive death threats over recent moves

Thunder’s Sam Presti, Billy Donovan receive death threats over recent moves
Thunder general manager Sam Presti and head coach Billy Donovan have received death threats after trading away Paul George and Russell Westbrook, according to KOCO 5 News in Oklahoma City, which cited court documents. Presti and Donovan received threatening voice messages from an angry fan, who said he wanted to kill the GM and coach and he threatened both of their families. The suspect also used a...

Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush

Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush
Darren Clarke hit the opening tee shot of the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush on Thursday, with the world's best golfers set to battle it out for the Claret Jug. The sport's oldest major is returning to the course for the first time in 68 years and the Northern Irishman was given the honour of getting the tournament underway in his home nation. Clarke,...

Deion Jones signs 4-year, $57M extension with Falcons

Deion Jones injury update: Falcons activate LB off IR
The Falcons have another key piece of their defense locked down. Atlanta extended linebacker Deion Jones on a four-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. The new contract is worth $57 million, with $34 million of that guaranteed, his agent told ESPN. Falcons are signing LB Deion Jones a four-year, $57 million extension, including $34 million guaranteed, @RosenhausSports tells ESPN. Jones is...

Cowboys, Yankees headline Forbes' 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams

The Cowboys aren't just America's team. Dallas remains the most valuable sports team in the world, according to Forbes, which just released its list...