As playoff run ends, Luka Doncic says improving his defense can take Dallas Mavericks ‘to the next level’

As playoff run ends, Luka Doncic says improving his defense can take Dallas Mavericks ‘to the next level’

SAN FRANCISCO – Luka Doncic’s initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself. “I do not like losing, especially like this,” Doncic said after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated Thursday night with a 120-110 Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors. … Read more

49ers Notebook: More video from OTAs; Deebo Samuel, other players attend Warriors playoff game

D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers started organized team activities (OTAs) this week. Unfortunately, the media has only had access to Tuesday’s session, missing out on Monday and Thursday’s practices. The good news is that the team has been posting videos from this week’s on-field action and did so again on Thursday. … Read more

49ers Notebook: More video from OTAs; Deebo Samuel, other players attend Warriors playoff game

D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers started organized team activities (OTAs) this week. Unfortunately, the media has only had access to Tuesday’s session, missing out on Monday and Thursday’s practices. The good news is that the team has been posting videos from this week’s on-field action and did so again on Thursday. … Read more

Yankees sign Matt Carpenter, call up Manny Bañuelos

Shortly after the Yankees polished off their 2-0 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night, they announced two roster moves. One was demoting spot starter JP Sears, which was expected since he threw over 80 pitches and wasn’t in line to make another turn in the rotation. Manny Bañuelos was already with the team on … Read more

Scouting Report: Liverpool – Managing Madrid

Champions League finals bring in a lot of sweet memories for Madridistas. This time of year, we get to reflect on many past triumphs, and soon, we may be able to talk about yet another historic night. On May 28th, Real Madrid are up against familiar foe Liverpool, in an epic battle for their 14th … Read more

Packers Rookie Preview: UCLA OT Sean Rhyan

The Green Bay Packers entered the 2022 NFL Draft needing depth on the offensive line. General manager Brian Gutekunst made sure to address that need with multiple picks over the three-day event, starting with selecting UCLA offensive tackle Sean Rhyan in the third round. Rhyan was a three-year starter for the Bruins, becoming the first … Read more

Mookie Betts is hitting his MVP stride for the Dodgers

On Tuesday night, Mookie Betts hit two home runs against the Washington Nationals that were virtually identical. The pitchers, and the progression from twilight to night, are really all that distinguish the two videos. The swings and the flight paths are twins. It was almost like an artist’s signature, a personally distinct way for the … Read more