Grieving UVA hits top 5 in AP men’s hoops poll

Virginia had the difficult task of playing two ranked teams while grieving a tragedy that shook the Cavaliers and the rest of their campus. Playing a week after three football players were shot to death on a bus, Virginia won the Continental Tire Main Event in Las Vegas over No.

Grizzlies’ Morant week-to-week with ankle sprain

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 left ankle sprain and is “week-to-week,” the team announced on Saturday. Morant suffered the injury late in Friday’s win over the Oklahoma City Thunder after getting his foot tangled with Thunder guard Lu Dort. Morant went down in

Sources: Sixers’ Maxey (foot) to miss 3-4 weeks

Emerging Philadelphia 76ers star Tyrese Maxey suffered a small fracture in his left foot during Friday night’s 110-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks that will cause him to miss the next three to four weeks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. After X-rays came back negative Friday, an MRI Saturday revealed

Pelicans Williamson definitely playing Monday

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson said he expects to play Monday night when the team hosts the Golden State Warriors. Williamson has missed three consecutive games after suffering a right foot contusion last Saturday against the Houston Rockets. Speaking after practice Saturday, Williamson said his foot

Tennis beauty Eugenie Bouchard sends fans wild with bikini selfies

Bookmark Offbeat news from the world of sport We have more newsletters Enjoying her break in the tennis off-season, Eugenie Bouchard has sent her followers wild by posting a series of stunning bikini selfies. The 28-year-old Canadian is on holiday on the private Parrot Cay resort just off the Caribbean

Cotton, Manek star as Wildcats claim back-to-back NBL wins

Perth Wildcats duo Bryce Cotton and Brady Manek have combined for 53 points to hold off a late charge from South East Melbourne Phoenix and inspire a 103-96 victory. After snapping a five-game losing streak in their last start against Adelaide, Perth entered Thursday night’s home clash at RAC Arena

‘World’s sexiest athlete’ Alica Schmidt named on Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ list

Alica Schmidt was once dubbed the 'world's sexiest athlete' – and she has now been named on Forbes' coveted '30 under 30' list. Athletics beauty Schmidt has grown a huge profile online sharing snaps of her life in track and field and beyond. The 24-year-old has amassed over 3.3 million

Golf pals beat 17million-to-one odds by getting holes-in-one

Bookmark Offbeat news from the world of sport We have more newsletters Two friends and playing partners were left in disbelief after hitting holes-in-one in consecutive shots. Jaswant Sidhu and Peter John achieved the remarkable feat on the 145-yard par three fifth hole at their local golf club near Wolverhampton.

How the Rockets, Magic or Pelicans (thanks, Lakers!) could win the Wembanyama sweepstakes

NBA teams’ great “Brick for Vic” campaigns haven’t gone exactly as planned. After spending the summer trading away nearly their entire starting lineup and appearing to put themselves in the pole position for the NBA’s worst record, the Utah Jazz are in first place — not in the lottery standings,

Novak Djokovic’s wife answers ‘magic potion’ rumours after mystery drink footage

Novak Djokovic's wife has hit out at social media speculation after something appeared to be added to his water bottle by his physiotherapist at the Paris Masters. Jelena Djokovic has felt the need to respond after physiotherapist Ulises Badio was seen on camera appearing to add something to a bottle,