Joel Embiid asks ‘what else do I have to do’ to win MVP, says all energy is now focused on ‘bigger picture’ of helping Philadelphia 76ers win NBA title

12:59 a.m. Eastern Time Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid congratulated Nikola Jokic on winning the NBA Most Valuable Player award for the second straight season, adding Tuesday night that there was no “right or wrong” answer between several candidates who deserved it. But Embiid also said that, in the future, he … Read more

With LIV Golf, it’s not all about the money, even if it’s mostly about the money | Golf news and tour information

Sergio Garcia is eager to leave the PGA Tour. He made that unequivocally clear last Thursday after a rules official at the Wells Fargo Championship told him, incorrectly, that he had taken more than three minutes to find his ball and would therefore be penalized. Garcia has long been associated with LIV Golf Investments, the … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the big lefty who stood out alongside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the best NBA players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73 years old. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center died after a brief illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time NBA All-Star … Read more

State Golf: BYU-bound Long Puts 6A Lone Peak Back on Top; Timpview sails towards 5A 3 mobs

Lone Peak’s Berlin Long celebrates with his teammates as the Knights win the 6A golf championship at Stonebridge Golf Club in West Valley City on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes WEST VALLEY — The list of accolades earned by Lone Peak golfer Berlin Long is as … Read more

Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Novak Djokovic Clash At Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal saves four match points to advance

Andy Murray withdrew from his match against Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Open round of 16 on Thursday due to a stomach illness. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal saved four match points before overcoming David Goffin in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals in Madrid. Murray, 34, a three-time Grand Slam winner, was set to meet Djokovic … Read more

Clash between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy in court

Two English football WAGs clashed in court today at the start of a $3.7 million libel suit dubbed “Wagatha Christie” by the British media. Coleen Rooney, wife of former England captain Wayne Rooney, has accused Rebekah Vardy, wife of former England player Jamie Vardy, of leaking stories from her private Instagram account following a “sting … Read more

LIV Golf received 170 entries for the first event, including 19 from the World Top 100

The inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series event will feature 19 of the world’s top 100 players, six of whom are currently ranked in the top 50. A source told Read that LIV Golf Investments received 170 entries for the June 9-11 event at Centurion Golf Club outside London, with 36 ranked in the top … Read more

Jalen Duren, after developing ‘in a lot of different ways’ in one season with the Memphis men’s basketball program, will enter the NBA draft

Memphis freshman Jalen Duren will enter the 2022 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Monday. “My plan is to sign with Wasserman’s agent Chafie Fields and get into the NBA draft,” Duren said. Duren, the No. 7 prospect on ESPN 100, was named AAC Freshman of the Year and First Team All-AAC after averaging 12.0 … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks ‘win ugly,’ survive Chicago Bulls rally in Game 1

12:20 a.m. Eastern Time Jamal CollierESPN MILWAUKEE — En route to winning their first NBA championship, the Milwaukee Bucks morphed into a defensive juggernaut during the postseason, finishing No. 1 among playoff teams in defensive efficiency after ranking near the bottom of the top 10. during the regular season. The Bucks dropped to No.14 in … Read more