Daily Archives: April 2, 2024

Joel Embiid expected to return to 76ers lineup on Tuesday night

[ad_1] The question of when Joel Embiid will return to the Philadelphia 76ers lineup is finally answered. Embiid is expected to play for the Sixers on Tuesday night versus the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Embiid’s status was changed to questionable shortly before Tuesday’s game, leading to speculation that the reigning NBA MVP could indeed return to …

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Pat Kelsey’s Louisville basketball staff will include 3 of his top Charleston assistants

[ad_1] Pat Kelsey said the members of his now-former Charleston men’s basketball coaching staff are “loyal as the day’s long.” At least three will join his new Louisville regime, a source confirmed to The Courier Journal on Tuesday. They are assistants Brian Kloman, Michael Cassidy and Thomas Carr. The details of their contracts were not available Tuesday; because the hires …

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Joel Embiid update: 76ers star returns from knee injury vs. Thunder after two-month absence

[ad_1] Getty Images Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid made his return Tuesday from a knee injury that sidelined the reigning NBA MVP for two months. He was in Philly’s starting lineup against the Thunder for his first action since Jan. 30. Embiid has been sidelined for the last two months with a left meniscus injury that required surgery. Embiid reportedly …

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Embiid makes his much-anticipated return for Sixers vs. Thunder

[ad_1] Embiid makes his much-anticipated return for Sixers vs. Thunder originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Joel Embiid’s much-anticipated late-season return has arrived. The Sixers officially made Embiid available for their Tuesday night game vs. the Thunder at Wells Fargo Center about 30 minutes before tip-off. The reigning MVP been listed as out until approximately 5:45 p.m. ET, when he …

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Luka calls Caitlin Clark ‘women’s Steph Curry’ after Iowa-LSU game

[ad_1] Luka calls Caitlin Clark ‘women’s Steph Curry’ after Iowa-LSU game originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The women’s Elite Eight showdown between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU on Monday certainly lived up to the hype. And Luka Doncic was among those who tuned in for the highly anticipated matchup. The Dallas Mavericks superstar told reporters at …

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Tylor Perry To Play In NABC-Reese’s College All-Star Game

[ad_1] Kansas State guard Tylor Perry will partcipate in the NABC-Reese’s College All-Star Game, the school announced in a press release. The game will take place on Friday in Phoenix, Ariz. as a part of the Final Four festivities. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. CT and will air nationally on CBS Sports Network. Perry is the first K-State player …

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Mazzulla, Udoka earn Coach of the Month honors for March

[ad_1] Mazzulla, Udoka earn Coach of the Month honors for March originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The NBA’s Coach of the Month selections for March 2024 should pique the interest of Boston Celtics fans. C’s head coach Joe Mazzulla earned the honor in the Eastern Conference for the third time in his career. His predecessor in Boston, the Houston …

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Kawhi Leonard to miss game against Kings because of sore knee

[ad_1] Clippers All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has a sore right knee and will miss the game Tuesday night against the Sacramento Kings, coach Tyronn Lue told reporters at the team’s shoot-around earlier in the day. Lue said he was informed about Leonard’s injury when the team landed Monday in Sacramento after the cross-country flight from Charlotte. Leonard had played 37 …

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New coach Shawn Poppie reveals plan to get Clemson women’s basketball back to March Madness

[ad_1] CLEMSON — Shawn Poppie was officially introduced as Clemson women’s basketball coach Tuesday at Littlejohn Coliseum after receiving a six-year contract last week. The 39-year-old coach, who guided Chattanooga to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, is the eighth coach in Clemson women’s basketball history. He replaced Amanda Butler, who was fired after six seasons on March 12, after making one …

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Inside the ‘very predatory’ world of illegal betting that lured Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter

Inside the ‘very predatory’ world of illegal betting that lured Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter

Fred VanVleet In the story Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter Ippei Mizuhara initially told to ESPN, the two men logged into Ohtani’s bank account together on eight or nine occasions in 2023 and wired increments of $500,000 to Mathew Bowyer, an alleged illegal bookmaker under federal investigation. In the story Ohtani told the public days after Mizuhara recanted his initial claims and was …

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FedEx drops name off Commanders’ Landover stadium, ending its naming rights agreement early

FedEx drops name off Commanders’ Landover stadium, ending its naming rights agreement early

De’Aaron Fox Following the announcement that the stadium would be renamed, the FedEx Field sign is seen on Feb. 28, 2024. (WTOP/José Umaña) The Washington Commanders’ stadium will be getting a new name after more than two decades of being known as FedEx Field. The package delivery company is ending its sponsorship of the stadium two years early. The team …

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Kirk Herbstreit lays out college football’s path after NCAA loses NIL ruling: ‘Losing power by the day’

Kirk Herbstreit lays out college football’s path after NCAA loses NIL ruling: ‘Losing power by the day’

De’Aaron Fox Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account – free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. Kirk Herbstreit, a former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback who is a college football analyst on ESPN, broke down Monday what he foresees as the next steps in …

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NASCAR Cup Series: Atlanta winner, crashes and more

NASCAR Cup Series: Atlanta winner, crashes and more

De’Aaron Fox HAMPTON, Ga. — The second superspeedway race of the Cup Series season is complete and a second Chevrolet driver has locked up a playoff spot. Daniel Suarez won Sunday’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his first Cup win on an oval track and his first win since Sonoma in 2022. He parked the No. 99 Chevrolet in victory …

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