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NBA Head Coach Quits on Magic

Orlando Magic coach Scott Skiles resigned on Thursday, the team announced in a statement. Skiles lasted less than a calendar year with the Magic — they hired him on May 29, 2015 Scott Skiles resigns as Magic coach: Five

Tom Brady and His $200 Cookbook

Tom Brady will probably never step foot in your kitchen, but if you have $200 to spare, you can get the next best thing: Brady’s cookbook. Here’s why Tom Brady’s cookbook costs an absurd $200 Via Good

UFC Selling Out

At least four bidders are believed to have submitted bids for the organization, including WME/IMG, China Media Capital, The Blackstone Group and Dalian Wanda Group.  Sources: UFC owners in talks to sell business Via UFC’s owners

Cheerleading More Concussions Than Football

“Over the last four years, we’ve had more concussions in cheerleading than we have in football and soccer,” Georgia sports medicine director Ron Courson said. Experts: Cheerleading poses bigger concussion risk Via UGA’s cheerleaders had more

Royals Under .500, Lose to Yanks

The last time the Kansas City Royals played in New York, they left town as World Series champions. They are back now — in a different borough, facing the Yankees in a four-game series in the Bronx. For Champion Royals, a

Nats Lock Up Strasburg, Harper Next?

What about Bryce Harper, another National and another Boras client like Strasburg? Bob Nightengale ofUSA Today caught up with Boras on Tuesday and asked him signing Harper long-term. Scott Boras on possible Bryce Harper extension: ‘Really up to the Lerners’


Curry is not only the league’s MVP — he also could have been its MIP: Curry improved his player efficiency rating by more than any reigning MVP in history.  Infographic: The Year of Steph Curry Via

MLB Walking Harper at Bonds-ian Rates

Bryce Harper hasn’t logged an official at-bat in his last 11 plate appearances. He was walked 13 times during a four-game series against the Cubs, and set a record by reaching base 7 times in Sunday’s game without recording

Bartolo Hits Homer! – Video

The home run that the Mets’ Bartolo Colon hit on Saturday night — the first of his career, at age 42 — was startling, hilarious, mind-boggling, take your pick. Bartolo Colon’s First Home Run Via 05/08/2016 10:24

Jose Reyes Will Get Big Suspension: MLB Sources

After an offseason domestic violence incident, Reyes has been awaiting his fatefrom Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred. Sources say it will much longer than the 30 days given to Yankee Aroldris Chapman. Domestic violence incident will cost ex-Met Jose

Knicks in Disarray, Jackson Flees Town

Over two days, Jackson has tweeted photos from Iowa and Nebraska. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported Thursday that “some involved in the Knicks coaching search have been informed that Phil is away right now.” Schmeelk: At End Of The

Manziel is Now Johnny Courtroom

Judge to Manziel: Zero contact with ex-girlfriend Via Johnny Manziel made his first court appearance Thursday in relation to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. 05/05/2016 12:07 PM Black Russian

Larry Bird Fires Pacers Coach

“Decided it’s time for a new voice around here,” Pacer Presiedent Bird said. “Sometimes my job really sucks. I had time to think about it and watch the team throughout the year.” Pacers won’t renew contract of coach

Tampa Bay Wins Game 3 & Brawl

Tampa Bay has taken a 2-1 series lead against the Islanders thanks to Tuesday night’s incredible, never-give-up, take-that 5-4 overtime victory. Lightning takes Islanders’ blows, then delivers Game 3 knockout (w/video) Via NEW YORK — You

NFL: Steroids in Foreign Meat, Beware

NFL players are being warned about consuming meat produced in China and Mexico that potentially contains clenbuterol, which is banned under the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. NFL’s beef beef: Foreign meat may flunk tests Via The

Warriors Win Without Curry

Klay Thompson headed to the media room to discuss his 37-point outing against the Trail Blazers on Sunday where he became the first player in NBA history to hit seven+ three-pointers in three postseason games. Klay Thompson proves Warriors can survive without

Brooklyn Bike Race Massive Crash

Dramatic video shows a cyclists swerving out of the way from the sputtering motorbike before another rider slams into it, knocking both riders to the ground, during the ninth annual Red Hook Criterium, a 5K race. Stalled