Igor Shesterkin yanked as Penguins put Rangers on brink

PITTSBURGH — All the Rangers could do was tap goalie Igor Shesterkin’s pads as he slugged off the PPG Paints Arena ice to echoing taunts of his name after he gave up six goals to the Penguins before the second intermission of Game 4 on Monday night The team in front of him had just … Read more

Ja Morant injury update: Grizzlies star to miss Game 4 against Warriors with right knee soreness

Getty Images Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant is set to miss Game 4 of his team’s second-round series against the Golden State Warriors with right knee soreness. Morant injured his knee in the second half of Saturday’s Game 3 loss to the Warriors. Jenkins confirmed that the injury occurred when Warriors guard Jordan Poole … Read more

Alcaraz’s drop shot: When audacity meets playfulness and embarrasses legends

Not since Michael Chang’s underarm serves to Ivan Lendl has cheekiness on red clay been celebrated as this past month. Spanish teen sensation Carlos Alcaraz has made a habit of stunning world tennis’ leading lights with his well-disguised delicate drop shots. Among those who have scampered up the court in a hurry, only to see … Read more

Source — Sony Michel plans to sign with Miami Dolphins

7:57 PM ET Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN MIAMI — Former New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams running back Sony Michel plans to sign with the Miami Dolphins, a league source told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler on Monday, adding another name to an already deep backfield. Michel, 27, will be the third running back to sign with Miami … Read more

Monty Williams named NBA Coach of the Year after leading Phoenix Suns to league’s best record

6:09 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams has won the Red Auerbach Trophy as NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced Monday. Williams won by a landslide, landing 81 first-place votes and finishing with 458 points overall in balloting by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters. Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor … Read more

Cubs Make Series Of Roster Moves

The Cubs made a flurry of roster moves today. per Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribunethe club optioned right-hander Adrian Sampson to Triple-A Iowa, recalled Frank Schwindel from Triple-A Iowa, selected left-hander Conner Menez onto the major league roster, and placed right-hander David Robertson on the IL without an injury distinction — generally a sign … Read more

Erling Haaland set to join Manchester City after passing medical | Manchester City

Erling Haaland is poised to become a Manchester City player this week after passing a medical and the Premier League champions telling Borussia Dortmund they will activate the 21-year-old’s release clause. The fee is understood to be significantly less than €75m (£64m) that has been widely reported. The deal is expected to be announced imminently … Read more

Islanders fire Barry Trotz as Lou Lamoriello says a ‘new voice’ is needed

As a disappointing Islanders season beset by scheduling and COVID-19 hurdles ground to its inevitable conclusion with the team’s first playoff miss since 2018, Barry Trotz took to describing it as “bizarre.” Seemingly as strange was president and general manager Lou Lamoriello’s decision on Monday to relieve Trotz of his coaching duties after four seasons, … Read more