Feb 3, 2023 Associated Press Inspired by the lifesaving medical attention Damar Hamlin received on the field during a game last month, the NFL and the American Heart Association will provide free CPR education in Arizona throughout Super Bowl week as part of the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center. Hamlin, the 24-year-old Buffalo
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Feb 3, 2023 Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Former Washington Commanders offensive coordinator Scott Turner is joining the Las Vegas Raiders‘ staff, likely helping to oversee the passing game. “I’m just happy to be a part of the staff and it’s obviously coach [Josh] McDaniels’ deal, and I’m just going to be ready to contribute
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Feb 3, 2023 The NFL acknowledged Friday that concussions rose significantly during the 2022 regular season, a sobering outcome that aligned with a season-long public conversation about head injuries. According to data released by the league, there were 149 concussions suffered over 271 games this season. That’s an 18% jump from 2021 (126) and 14%
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Feb 3, 2023 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos formally announced Sean Payton as the team’s newest head coach Friday. Payton signed what sources told ESPN was a five-year contract, but he’s essentially been on the job since Wednesday, including interviewing prospective assistant coaches for his staff. In a statement Friday afternoon, Broncos owner/CEO Greg
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Feb 3, 2023 Brady HendersonESPN Pro Bowl quarterback Geno Smith told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday that contract talks with the Seattle Seahawks are underway and the prospects of the two sides reaching a deal are “looking very good.” Smith, 32, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March. “We’ve had talks and
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Feb 3, 2023 The Raiders have granted Derek Carr permission to speak with teams that have already agreed to the compensation Las Vegas is looking for in a potential trade for the quarterback, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. It’s the same arrangement the Houston Texans had with quarterback Deshaun Watson last offseason. Editor’s
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Feb 3, 2023 CINCINNATI — A misdemeanor menacing charge against Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was dismissed Friday. The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office requested that the aggravated menacing charge against Mixon be dismissed, according to a filing issued Friday afternoon. “We need additional investigation before we would move forward with this case,” a prosecutor
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3:36 PM ET The Dallas Cowboys have named Brian Schottenheimer as the team’s new offensive coordinator, it was announced Saturday. The Cowboys agreed to part ways with previous offensive coordinator Kellen Moore last week and owner and general manager Jerry Jones has said coach Mike McCarthy will be calling the plays next season. Editor’s Picks
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Feb 3, 2023 Tim BontempsESPN The NBA on Friday suspended the Grizzlies‘ Dillon Brooks for one game and fined the Cavaliers‘ Donovan Mitchell $20,000 for their roles in an altercation that got them both ejected from Thursday night’s game in Cleveland. Midway through the third quarter of Cleveland’s 128-113 victory, Brooks rolled into Mitchell’s leg
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1:41 PM ET NEW YORK — One day after he requested a trade, Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving did not play in Saturday’s 125-123 win over the Washington Wizards because of right calf soreness. On Friday, Irving told the Nets he wants out of Brooklyn ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline after failing to negotiate terms
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10:29 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The NBA suspended Orlando’s Mo Bamba for four games and Minnesota’s Austin Rivers for three games for their roles in an on-court altercation on Friday night. Jalen Suggs of the Magic will miss one game, the league said, for escalating the incident. The league announced the suspensions
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9:08 PM ET Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — LeBron James moved 36 points away from breaking the NBA career scoring record in the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 131-126 loss to New Orleans on Saturday night that ended the Pelicans’ losing streak at 10 games. James had 27 points to go with nine rebounds and six assists
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10:58 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry left Saturday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks at the end of the third quarter after suffering an apparent left knee injury. Curry sustained the injury with 2:01 left in the quarter when his left knee collided with the right knee of
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8:06 PM ET The LA Clippers have joined the pursuit of Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns — among others — have been engaging with the Nets since Irving’s trade demand Friday, sources said. And now the Clippers — who’ve been in
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Feb 2, 2023 The PFL’s 2023 regular season will officially kick off in April, with a three-week series of events at Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas. The season encompasses six weight classes: heavyweight, light heavyweight, welterweight, lightweight, featherweight and women’s featherweight. The first round of season matchups will take place across three events scheduled on
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Feb 2, 2023 The UFC has shifted a highly anticipated bantamweight main event between Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen from Feb. 18 to March 25, officials announced Friday. The bout was originally scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night later this month at the Apex in Las Vegas, but will now serve as the main event
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