Will Alex Ovechkin catch Wayne Gretzky? Tracking NHL goals record as Capitals star keeps climbing list of all-time scorers

Will Alex Ovechkin catch Wayne Gretzky? Tracking NHL goals record as Capitals star keeps climbing list of all-time scorers

Will he or won’t he? That’s all anyone wants to know. Trying to gauge whether Alex Ovechkin will pass Wayne Gretzky for the NHL’s all-time goals record involves pinning down a number of moving targets and providing answers to mostly unanswerable questions. And while the easy answer is simply “It’s too early to tell,” that’s … Read more

Kevin Durant to sit out Nets’ clash vs. Magic with sore ankle

Kevin Durant to sit out Nets' clash vs. Magic with sore ankle

Just as the COVID-depleted Nets announced that unvaccinated Kyrie Irving soon will be returning to their lineup, Kevin Durant will be added to the long list of sidelined players.  Durant, who has fronted a makeshift rotation featuring several untested rookies to two wins – this with James Harden among seven players in the NBA’s health … Read more

Cardinals’ Christian Kirk poised for bump

Cardinals' Christian Kirk poised for bump

DeAndre Hopkins wasn’t the fantasy force we expected him to be this season, but he was still solid when he played — having averaged 14.7 PPR points per game. That put him just outside the top 20 wide receivers — good for a back-end WR2 or strong Flex option. He is now out for the … Read more

What channel is Lakers vs. Timberwolves tonight? Time, TV schedule for 2021 NBA Friday game

What channel is Lakers vs. Timberwolves tonight? Time, TV schedule for 2021 NBA Friday game

On Friday, the Lakers and Timberwolves will meet for the second time this season. The first meeting, which came on Nov. 12, was a no-contest as Minnesota used a 40-12 third quarter to secure a 24-point (107-83) victory. However, things have changed since then.  Coming into this game, the Lakers have a much-improved defense that ranks 11th in the … Read more

Chelsea boss Hayes details ‘major’ impact of COVID as Blues suffer shock UWCL group stage exit

Chelsea boss Hayes details 'major' impact of COVID as Blues suffer shock UWCL group stage exit

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes believes the worry about the COVID-19 outbreak in England “played a major part” as the Blues crashed out in the Women’s Champions League group stages on Thursday night. Hayes’ side reached the final of the competition last season and were top of their group heading into the final round of games, with … Read more