Steph Curry needs to add a NBA Finals MVP to enter Top 10 status

Steph Curry reacts to a play during the second quarter against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Three of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Finals.Illustration: Getty Images On the cusp of returning to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2019, Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors find themselves in prime position to … Read more

Graham Ashcraft’s MLB debut delivers jolt

The Cincinnati Reds are 9-6 since 3-22. What goes down, must come up. This isn’t Newton-ian logic. It’s progression, or whatever we call the opposite of regression. (And playing the Pirates seven times in two weeks.) Just as no one expected Trevor Story to keep hitting three homers a night, no one believed the Cincinnati … Read more

Fantasy women’s basketball – Moriah Jefferson among top players to add to your roster

1:06 PM ET Andre SnellingsESPN This week in fantasy women’s basketball, we’ll be highlighting one player who has started every game, one who has come off the bench in every game and three who have moved into the starting lineup during the season and produced well enough that it would be hard for their teams … Read more

MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox and Orioles are moving up, Mariners keep sinking

Every week,​ we​ ask all​ of our baseball​ writers​ — both the​ local​ scribes​ and the national team,​ more​ than​​ 30 writers in all — to rank the teams from first to worst. Here are the collective results, the TA30. Almost every team in baseball has made their way to the quarter mark of the … Read more

Jalen Williams, Michael Foster rise after combine

CHICAGO — The NBA draft combine differs from the NFL draft combine in that not every player has to participate. Agents have the option to strategically choose what they want their player included in. The players projected at the top — Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero and Jaden Ivey — didn’t participate in anything, … Read more

Source — Washington Commanders spend $100 million on land in Virginia for possible stadium

ASHBURN, Va., — The Washington Commanders paid more than $100 million for land in Virginia, a possible next step in building a new stadium, as well as numerous retail shops, restaurants and apartments. According to a source with knowledge of the purchase, the Commanders paid a little more than $100 million for approximately 200 acres. … Read more

Steve Kerr and his coaching staff are delivering a masterpiece series vs. Mavs

DALLAS — Steph Curry had just invited another scrambling double-team and sent another laser-beam pass through a dying Dallas defense. It nailed Draymond Green for Curry’s 11th assist. The Green layup put the Warriors up 11 as the clock ticked under two minutes. The game and the Mavericks’ legitimate chances of winning the series were … Read more

Cheering Man City’s Premier League win? This is not what a club like United should have become

So, what would Erik ten Hag have learned from his first opportunity to see, close up, a football team that is becoming sadly accustomed to trailing in among the also-rans? First things first, the next manager of Manchester United will presumably know enough about his new club to understand why a lot of their supporters, … Read more