Boys tennis: Ottumwa outlasts No. 10 Dowling | Sports

OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa and Dowling Catholic boys tennis teams battled deep into the night on Tuesday at Jon Kneen Courts, spending well over five hours completing all 11 matches. Four of those five hours saw Trey Hull out on a court battling for wins in both singles and doubles play against the 10th-ranked (2A) … Read more

April 6: India sports news round-up of the day

TENNIS- The Indian team stepped up its game and won both its singles matches for the first time in getting past Iran and top the group in the Asia-Oceania Junior Billie Jean King Cup under-16 girls tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex on Wednesday. Niyati Kukreti overcame a shaky start to outclass Nili Atfi 7-5, … Read more

Cam Newton backs new Overtime league for high school football players

In this handout image provided by SportsPro, Dan Porter, Overtime speaks during the SportsPro OTT Summit USA 2020 at Turner Studios on February 19, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. John Nowak | SportsPro | Getty Images Media company Overtime is starting another amateur sports league, this time for high school football players. The Brooklyn, New York-based … Read more

“I don’t think there’s a guy in the league who has a chance”

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons believes there is no active player in the NBA who can catch LeBron James’ eventual scoring record. King James just surpassed Karl Malone for second on the all-time scoring leaderboard. He is on pace to dethrone Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader and is roughly half a regular-season away … Read more

“Those were my favorite players ever growing up”

On Wednesday, Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker became the latest player to reach the 11,000 career points mark in NBA history. At 25 years and 144 days, Booker became the fourth-youngest to achieve the feat, joining the legendary trio of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the late Kobe Bryant. Booker paid his respect to the … Read more

“It’s more indicative of Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Bill Russell”

LeBron James is arguably one of the greatest players to ever play a game of basketball. James is also quite possibly one of the few players who can give Michael Jordan competition for the GOAT title. In a survey conducted by HoopsHype, LeBron came in second to Jordan as the most influential player in NBA … Read more

The Invisible Savior of the Saint Peter’s Basketball Team

There is no team left in the men’s NCAA tournament quite like the Saint Peter’s Peacocks. They’re the smallest, poorest, easily the most obscure and suddenly the most popular school after pulling off two massive upsets and advancing to the second weekend of March Madness as a No. 15 seed. Anyone without a rooting interest … Read more

ICYMI: “I’m trying to get players man”

Giannis Antetokounmpo shared a heartwarming pitch for the free-agency market on his Instagram handle. He shot the video on a beach in Milwaukee to show fans and free agents the warm side of Wisconsin. The city’s winters are infamous for being too cold and hostile. He laughed and jokingly said that he is trying to … Read more

New LSU coach McMahon undaunted by specter of sanctions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – New LSU coach Matt McMahon brushed aside the specter of possible NCAA sanctions for the program he agreed to take over this week, or how they might affect his ability to build on his already formidable career coaching record. “I couldn’t tell you anything about my career record. That’s not … Read more