Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gets 1,336th win to break Don Nelson’s all-time NBA record

Gregg Popovich became the all-time winningest head coach in the NBA with 1,336 victories. Popovich surpassed Don Nelson, who previously held the record for most regular-season wins, with the San Antonio Spurs’ 104-102 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Friday night. “It’s just a testament to a whole lot of people,” Popovich said. “Something … Read more

Six Nations: Tom Curry fit to start for England against Ireland, Alex Dombrandt is on the bench | Rugby Union News

England will face Ireland on Saturday at Twickenham in the Six Nations Last Updated: 10/03/22 1:11 pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player England head coach Eddie Jones has described Ireland as the most cohesive team in the world but says his England side will not be intimidated by them ahead … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ woes continue in OT loss to Western Conference-worst Houston Rockets

HOUSTON – A triple-double from LeBron James and a high-scoring effort from Russell Westbrook weren’t enough to halt the Los Angeles Lakers’ self-destruction tour, with Wednesday’s 139-130 overtime loss to the Rockets being the latest lowlight in a season full of them. “We kind of messed around with the game and they had confidence throughout … Read more

Scottie Scheffler comes up clutch with pars needed to win Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. – Scottie Scheffler isn’t sure he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational as much as he survived it. Over the final four holes Sunday at Bay Hill, he had to get up-and-down from 149 yards in rough covering the tops of his shoes, and from 67 yards over the water to a back pin … Read more

Josh Green Doing Dirty Work for ‘NBA Title-Contending’ Dallas Mavs

Although Luka Doncic (toe sprain) did not play in the Dallas Mavericks’ 19-point comeback victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, there was no shortage of ‘hero’ storylines to choose from. Spencer Dinwiddie – who has been a godsend for the Mavs since coming over from the Washington Wizards in the Kristaps Porzingis trade – … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James, fueled by ‘desperation,’ drops 56 in comeback win over Warriors

LOS ANGELES – Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors played the foil in the most notable bounceback of LeBron James’ career back in the 2016 NBA Finals. On Saturday, they were subjected to another classic “desperation” performance by James. James scored 56 points, his highest-scoring game ever with the Los Angeles Lakers and tied … Read more

Amid uncertainty, multiple MLB teams have asked league about canceling Rule 5 draft this season, sources say

7:47 PM ET Kiley McDaniel Close ESPN MLB Insider ESPN MLB Insider Kiley McDaniel covers MLB prospects, the MLB Draft and more, including trades and free agency. Has worked for four MLB teams. Jeff Passan Close ESPN ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Fallout … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ Russell Westbrook says role changes nightly, but ‘I’m not a quitter’

LOS ANGELES – After the Los Angeles Lakers were crushed by the rival Clippers on Thursday night, Russell Westbrook said he was still trying to figure out his role with the team, which he said has “changed every single night.” The Clippers embarrassed their hallway neighbors 132-111 to sweep the season series 4-0. Reggie Jackson … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers star James Harden thrilled by reception in home debut – ‘The love, the fans, it feels like home’

12:49 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA – After a third straight sterling performance in a 76ers uniform – but a first in front of the fans here inside Wells Fargo Center – James Harden declared Philadelphia feels like home. “Just exciting,” Harden said after finishing with 26 points, nine rebounds and nine assists in Philadelphia’s … Read more