Yankees and Gerrit Cole power past Red Sox without Aaron Judge - New York Post

In a much bigger picture, Hal Steinbrenner seduced Gerrit Cole to join the Yankees with a staggering amount of money and the belief he could pitch the Yankees to multiple World Series titles. That …

Kawhi Leonard Had A Career Year In First Regular Season With Clippers - Bleacher Report

NHL Highlights | First Round, Gm2 Canucks @ Blues - Aug. 14, 2020 - NHL

Dodgers and Angels remain stark contrasts in young, reliable pitching depth - Los Angeles Times

The Dodgers' focus on developing young homegrown starting pitchers has resulted in sustained effectiveness and a rosy future.

Braves’ woes continue with 8-2 loss to Marlins - Talking Chop

Atlanta has now lost four straight.

Vlade Divac Out as Sacramento Kings GM - Blazer's Edge

The besieged executive steps down after years of frustration.

Flyers' HC Alain Vigneault Takes Exception To Canadiens' HC Kirk Muller's Coaching In Game 2 - SPORTSNET

Nationals bring up prospect Luis Garcia, place Starlin Castro on IL - ESPN

The Washington Nationals placed Starlin Castro on the injured list and called up 20-year-old prospect Luis Garcia.

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Play-In Game No. 1 Preview - Blazer's Edge

The Blazers accomplished their goals during the seeding games; now they just need one more win for the playoffs.

Phillies pitcher Spencer Howard exits with hand injury in 4th inning - ProBasketballTalk

PIAA 'disappointed' with answers in meeting with Gov. Wolf's staff | Trib HSSN - TribLIVE

In a word, Friday's meeting with Gov. Tom Wolf's staff was "uneventful."

Raiders' Jon Gruden calls backup QB Marcus Mariota 'dazzling playmaker' - ESPN

Derek Carr is the Las Vegas Raiders' starting quarterback, but coach Jon Gruden was excited with what he saw out of backup Marcus Mariota during practice on Friday.

49ers Sign TE George Kittle to Five-Year Extension - 49ers.com

Check out this countdown of George Kittle's best plays, so far.

How Barcelona and Lionel Messi can hit reset button after Champions League disaster - CBS Sports

Friday was the darkest night in Barca's European history

Jordan Spieth shoots 3-under 66 | Round 2 | Wyndham Championship - PGA TOUR

The Jim Boylen era comes to an end as Arturas Karnisovas begins search for new Bulls head coach - Bulls.com

Jim Boylen was relieved of his duties on Friday morning, the last official day of the NBA regular season. Arturas Karnisovas told the media that a formal coaching search will begin immediately. The Bulls Friday called time. This time it was the coach who was …

In Big Ten cities, a fall without college football is a crushing economic blow - The Washington Post

Some college towns expect losses to measures in the tens of millions of dollars, crippling businesses already struggling through the pandemic.

MHSAA optimistic on three fall sports, will decide fate of rest next week - MLive.com

Competition for golf and tennis can begin Wednesday

Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. (neck strain) 'moving better' after being carted off court after collision - ESPN

After Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. needed to be carted off the court after falling violently to the floor in a collision with Pacers center Goga Bitadze in Indiana's 109-92 win Friday, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra expressed optimism about Jones' status.

Liverpool found Philippe Coutinho's long-term replacement on day he refused Champions League trip - Liverpool Echo

The start of Liverpool's 2017/18 season was cast into turmoil when Philippe Coutinho downed tools, but they needn't have worried

Man Utd urged to end Jadon Sancho transfer pursuit and sign Arsenal target Dayot Upamecano - Daily Express

Dayot Upamecano caught the eye on Wednesday when he played for RB Leipzig in the Champions League.

Spanish press round on Barcelona after their crushing 8-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich - Daily Mail

The Catalans lost both halves 4-1 as the relentless Germans showed no mercy. To compound the misery, Philippe Coutinho, on-loan from Barca, scored twice for Bayern.

Ronnie O'Sullivan completes comeback in World Championship semi-final victory over Mark Selby - Daily Mail

Both semi-finals were settled in the deciding frame for the first time in Crucible history, but three-time world champion Selby was left fuming, accusing O'Sullivan of playing mind games.

Arsenal offered Mattéo Guendouzi + cash for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar – L'Équipe - Get French Football News

L’Équipe report that Premier League side Arsenal have recently made an approach to sign 22-year-old Lyon attacking midfielder Houssem Aouar. The [...]

Cash vs Welborn: Felix Cash stops Jason Welborn in the fifth round to retain Commonwealth title - Sky Sports

Felix Cash clinically broke Jason Welborn's resistance in the fifth round to retain his Commonwealth middleweight belt at 'Fight Camp.'

World Snooker Championship 2020: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Selby to reach final - BBC Sport

Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from the verge of defeat to beat Mark Selby 17-16 and set up a World Championship final against Kyren Wilson.

Sarina Wiegman to succeed Phil Nevillle as England Women head coach - Sky Sports

Sarina Wiegman has been appointed as permanent successor to England Women head coach Phil Neville.

JOAN JORDAN MORENO: We will focus on ourselves when we face Manchester United - Daily Mail

INSIGHT: Anyone into football knows what this competition means for Sevilla, our history in it and the five wins, but there is no extra pressure.

Celtic and Aberdeen will fight SPFL charges of failing to prevent their stars breaking coronavirus rules - The Scottish Sun

Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich: Champions League quarter-final – as it happened - The Guardian

Minute-by-minute report: Barcelona were an historic shambles, Bayern simply brilliant on a jaw-dropping night in Lisbon. Scott Murray was watching.

Chelsea urged to sign Declan Rice to unleash Timo Werner and Kai Havertz - Metro.co.uk

'That move makes sense'

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta urged to sign two players after Willian transfer - Metro.co.uk

It's a big summer for Arsenal.

Gerard Pique says Barcelona need a rebuild from the bottom up after their humiliating 8-2 defeat - Daily Mail

Pique's comments will be interpreted as direct criticism of President Josep Bartomeu who will now be under massive pressure to call elections even though he has a year left of his mandate.

Marcus Smith puts gloss on rugby's ragged return as Harlequins beat Sale - The Guardian

Rugby returned with a clunk rather than a bang as Marcus Smith helped Harlequins beat Sale 16-10

Photo: "I thought we were friends" – Eric Dier reacts to Jan Vertonghen's Benfica move - The Spurs Web

Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier has taken to his Instagram story to react to the news that Jan Vertonghen has found a new club. The 33-year-old was unveiled as a Benfica player earlier this evening and has signed a three-year contract after leaving Totte…

Why F1 may get another Mercedes/Red Bull showdown in Spain - Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Attention is fixed on Red Bull after its stunning Silverstone win. The question now is whether it can repeat that result in Spain, where it seems three factors will be critical. Here's why those show another possible Mercedes upset is on at this stage…

Wor Flags deliver a strong message to the Premier League over the Newcastle takeover debacle - Chronicle Live

Wor Flags have been back at St James' Park to express their frustration with the Premier League

'We expect to contain England,' says Mohammad Rizwan after fighting display with bat | ESPNcricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo

Pakistan wicketkeeper warns "it will be very difficult for them too" after marshalling lower-order resistance

Paul Merson tells Man Utd to snub Jadon Sancho transfer and sign Harry Kane - Metro.co.uk

'That would make them title contenders'