There's plenty to like about Anthony Davis.
Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver has announced his intention to sell the teams. So who might buy him out and take over as the ownership face and lead investor of the franchises?
One week ago, the NBA fined Sarver $10 million and suspended him for a year after racist and sexist workplace behavior was discovered.
Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury.
Las Vegas never had a professional sports champion — until Sunday.
Chelsea Gray scored 20 points to lead the Las Vegas Aces to their first WNBA title in a 78-71 road win over the Connecticut Sun in Game 4. Gray went 9 of 13 from the floor, and was named MVP after averaging 18 points over the run. The Aces improved to 4-0 in this year’s playoffs with two days rest. Riquna Williams added 17 points Kelsey Plum added 16 points for the Aces, Jackie Young had 13 and league MVP A’ja Wilson added 11 points to go with 14 rebounds. It’s the first major pro sports title for a team from Las Vegas.
Alyssa Thomas had the first triple-double in WNBA Finals history to help the Connecticut Sun stave off elimination by beating the Las Vegas Aces 105-76 in Game 3. Thomas had 16 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists for the Sun, who have now won all four of their elimination games in these playoffs, topping Dallas on the road in the first round and beating Chicago in Games 4 and 5 to close out that series. Game 4 of this best-of-five series is Sunday in Connecticut. Jackie Young scored 22 points and A’ja Wilson added 19 for the Aces.
Robert Sarver, the owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, has been suspended for one year by the NBA after an investigation uncovered racist and sexist workplace conduct.
A’ja Wilson had 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 85-71 victory over the Connecticut Sun in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals. The Aces are now one victory away from the franchise’s first championship with Game 3 on Thursday in Connecticut. Las Vegas was swept in the 2008 Finals when the team was still in San Antonio. The Aces were also swept in 2020. Chelsea Gray added 21 for the Aces while Kelsey Plum rebounded from an awful Game 1 to score 20 points. Courtney Williams scored 18 points to lead Connecticut.
Stephen Curry has said he'd be open to playing with Kevin Durant again if he was to join the Golden State Warriors.
Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald is returning to Arizona to work under women's basketball coach Adia Barnes. The school announced that McDonald will serve as director of recruiting operations while continuing to fulfill her WNBA commitments. She will oversee all recruiting logistics, assist with on-campus visits, manage recruit information and social media content at Arizona. McDonald was one of the best players in Arizona history after transferring from Washington as a sophomore. She was an All-American and the Pac-12 player of the year in 2020-21, leading the Wildcats to the national championship game, which they lost to Stanford.
Gary Bell Jr., a standout at Gonzaga during his playing career, was announced as an assistant coach of the Northern Arizona men's basketball team.
A trip to East Lansing, Michigan, to face Michigan State will be a high-powered start to the Northern Arizona men's basketball team's 2022-23 schedule, which was announced by the team last week. Michigan State will be one of three Power Five teams on the Lumberjacks' schedule this upcoming s…
Sue Bird has called time on her career after her Seattle Storm side failed to advance in the WNBA Finals. The Aces held off the Storm 97-92 in Game 4 in the best-of-five semi-final series to progress to the final. Bird announced in June that the current WNBA season would be her last. She fin…
The Labor Day game between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed due to rain. The teams will play a split doubleheader Wednesday. The first game will be played at 12:35 p.m., and the second game is set for 6:35 p.m. The unexpected day off gives the NL East-leading Mets a chance to take a breath following consecutive losses to Washington over the weekend. It meant Atlanta trimmed New York’s lead to just one game with a month to go in the season.
Paris Saint-Germain has defended its use of chartered flights rather than more ecological trains after an executive for France’s high-speed rail network called out the club for flying its players on a short-haul to Nantes this past weekend. The director of the French rail company’s TGV-Intercity service noted that the network’s high-speed trains can travel the roughly 380 kilometers (240 miles) from Paris to the western city in just under two hours. He retweeted video of PSG players aboard a short-haul flight for an away match on Saturday night. In response, PSG said there weren’t late-night TGV trains it could have taken back to Paris after the Ligue 1 match. The polemic comes amid an energy-saving drive in France.
The Seattle Mariners play the Chicago White Sox after Julio Rodríguez's four-hit game on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Angels start a three-game series at home against the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
The Toronto Blue Jays will look to keep a three-game win streak intact when they play the Baltimore Orioles.
The Colorado Rockies start a three-game series at home against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
The St. Louis Cardinals host the Washington Nationals aiming to extend a five-game home winning streak.
The Tampa Bay Rays host the Boston Red Sox to start a three-game series.
The New York Yankees, on a three-game home winning streak, host the Minnesota Twins.
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit the San Diego Padres aiming to prolong a three-game road winning streak.
The Texas Rangers enter the matchup against the Houston Astros as losers of eight in a row.