Darnold leads NY Jets past Lions, 48-17

DETROIT, Michigan — NY Jets rookie Sam Darnold joined elite company as he guided the visitors to a 48-17 win over the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football at Ford Field. The former USC Trojan, drafted No. 3 overall,became the youngest quarterback to start a season opener since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. The 21-year-old finished…

Timberwolves ink Loul Deng

MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the team has signed forward Luol Deng. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. A 14-year NBA veteran, Deng has appeared in 880 career games (826 starts) over 14 seasons with Chicago, Miami, Cleveland and L.A. Lakers. Over his career he owns averages…

Verlander receives heroic ovation as he returns to Comerica Park

DETROIT, Michigan — The Houston Astros, Justin Verlander, returned to a crowd of 19,711 where he received three standing ovations while pitching lifting the opponents to to a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park. “It was almost normal until the tribute video, but that really got to me,” he said….

Diamond DeShields, A’ja Wilson Headline 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK, New York — WNBA Rookie of the Year A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces leads the 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team as one of three unanimous selections, the WNBA announced today. The 2018 WNBA All-Rookie Team also features Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins, Chicago Sky guard Diamond DeShields, Dallas Wings forward/center Azurá Stevens…

Lebron and Ben Simmons Team up in Pick Up

NEW YORK — Klutch Sports clients, Ben Simmons (76ers) and King James (LA Lakers), teamed up for some off season trainning with NBA trainer Chris Brickley while out in New York. Brickley shared footage of the pick up games via social media. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram @kingjames ➕ @bensimmons on the same team…

Eagles win thriller in NFL Season Opener versus Falcons

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — The 2018 Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles captured a 18-12 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday nights NFL season opener. With just 4:51 remaining in the game, the defending champs took possession of the ball at the 46-yard line. The Eagles mixed the short passing game –…

Serena Williams to face 20-year-old Naomi Osaka in US Open final

FLUSHING, New York — — Serena Williams beat No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-3, 6-0 to reach her ninth final at Flushing Meadows and 31st at all Grand Slam tournaments. “I’ve been working hard on my volleys. I have won a few doubles championships, so I know how to volley,” Williams said with…

Beats By Dre & NBA Announce Global Partnership

NEW YORK, New York — Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats), the leading global premium headphone brand co-founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a comprehensive marketing and merchandising partnership that will make the company the official headphone, wireless speaker and audio partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball…