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Tiger Woods Is 'Awake and Responsive' After Crash

Tiger Woods Is 'Awake and Responsive' After Crash . Woods' vehicle crashed and rolled over in Los Angeles on the morning of Feb. 23. Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said Woods was conscious and stable when he was removed from the car. Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer and interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. said Woods "suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity" and needed emergency surgery. A rod was inserted into his leg, and his foot and ankle were stabilized with screws and pins. Woods' team said he is currently "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room.". The cause of the crash is under investigation, but Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Woods didn't exhibit any signs of impairment at the time

Warriors G League G Jeremy Lin experienced racism…

Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court

AP interview: Silver lays out reasons for NBA All…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has heard all the reasons why the league should not have an All-Star Game in Atlanta next weekend

Tiger Woods in Surgery After Suffering Multiple…

Tiger Woods in Surgery After Suffering Multiple Leg Injuries in Car Accident. Tiger Woods was injured in a single-car crash on Tuesday morning near Los Angeles. . The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department released a statement detailing the accident on Twitter. They said emergency personnel responded to the roll-over traffic collision at approximately 7:12 AM. . Woods’s SUV suffered “major damage” and he had to be extricated from the wreckage by firefighters and paramedics with the “jaws of life.” . He was then transported to a local hospital via ambulance for his injuries. According to his agent Mark Steinberg, Woods suffered “multiple leg injuries” and is currently in surgery. . Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support, Mark Steinberg, to ‘Golf Digest’. Cops are unsure what caused the accident and an investigation is underway. . Woods was reportedly in the area for the Genesis Invitational, which was held at Riviera Country Club. . He did not play in the tournament due to his recent back surgery, but he was present to congratulate the tournament’s winner, Max Homa.

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Millsap expresses concerns about probe into Jazz…

Former Utah forward Elijah Millsap said Friday that he has not yet heard from any investigators regarding his allegation that Jazz executive Dennis Lindsey made a bigoted comment to him during an end-of-season meeting in 2015

Mavs' Porzingis shrugs off trade talk after…

Dallas Mavericks center Kristaps Porzingis is the subject of trade rumors as he deals with his latest injury setback

Aaron Rodgers to Guest Host 10 'Jeopardy…

Aaron Rodgers to Guest Host 10 'Jeopardy!' Episodes. Since Alex Trebek's passing last November, . a slew of guest 'Jeopardy!' hosts are slated to fill in until a permanent replacement is named. Rodgers will take a turn as guest host starting April 5. His 10-episode stint will follow Dr. Oz's time at the helm. Rodgers appeared on 'Celebrity Jeopardy!' in 2015 and won $50,000 for the MACC Fund. One of my idols growing up was Alex Trebek, Aarond Rodgers, via 'USA Today'. In other Rodgers-related news, actress Shailene Woodley recently confirmed her engagement to the Green Bay Packers quarterback. Yes, we are engaged. But for us, it's not new news, you know? ... We've been engaged for a while, Shailene Woodley, on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'. I don't know him as a football guy. I know him as, like, the nerd who wants to host 'Jeopardy!' That's the dude I know, Shailene Woodley, on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Virus sidelines Raptors coaches, Siakam for…

The Toronto Raptors say six members of their coaching staff, including head coach Nick Nurse, will miss Friday night’s game against Houston

WNBA approves Montgomery's role in new Dream…

Real estate investor Larry Gottesdiener has been approved as the lead owner of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream following pressure on former Sen. Kelly Loeffler to sell her share of the team

Naomi Osaka Defeats Jennifer Brady to Win 2021…

Naomi Osaka Defeats Jennifer Brady to Win 2021 Australian Open. On Saturday, Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady in straight sets to win the 2021 Australian Open Women’s Final. . The match took less than two hours and the final score was 6-4, 6-3. . Brady praised the 23-year-old in a statement to ESPN, saying she “played really well” and “hit good shots.” . Osaka also spoke well of Brady during an on-court interview, saying that her “growth” has been “really cool” to see. . This is Osaka’s second Australian Open win and her fourth overall title win in her past eight Slam appearances. She is the first woman to win her first four major finals in the past 30 years since Monica Seles. Osaka is currently on a 21-match win streak and only trails Serena Willams and Venus Williams for active players with the most Slam titles. . Serena has 23 titles and Venus has seven.

Michigan St beats No. 4 Ohio St 71-67, improves…

Aaron Henry had 18 points to help Michigan State improve its chances of making the NCAA Tournament with a 71-67 win over No. 4 Ohio State on Thursday night, two days after coach Tom Izzo’s team beat No. 5 Illinois by nine points

Dickinson impresses as No. 3 Michigan routs No. 9…

Hunter Dickinson gave Luka Garza fits around the basket, and Franz Wagner scored 21 points to lead No. 3 Michigan to a 79-57 victory over No. 9 Iowa

2021 NBA All-Star Game Captains and Starters…

2021 NBA All-Star Game Captains and Starters Revealed . The captains and starters were announced on Feb. 18 based on votes by fans, media and players. LeBron James and Kevin Durant will serve as captains this year. The starters are Kyrie Irving, Bradley Beal, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Luka Doncic. Kawhi Leonard and Nikola Jokic. Reserve players will be announced on Feb. 23 on TNT and the draft will be broadcast on Mar. 4. . The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will take place in Atlanta on Mar. 7. James previously said he had "zero excitement" about the game and considered it to be a "slap in the face" since players were led to believe an All-Star Game wouldn't be taking place this season

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Cavs, Indians, Browns unite police, area youth…

Trying to strengthen the strained relationship between the community and city police, the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted dozens of area youth for what the NBA team _ in its partnership with the Browns and Indians _ hopes leads to permanent change

Jazz say they will investigate allegation of…

The Utah Jazz said they will “thoroughly investigate” an allegation from former NBA player Elijah Millsap that longtime team executive Dennis Lindsey directed a bigoted statement toward him during an end-of-season exit interview in 2015

Eagles Reportedly Trade QB Carson Wentz to Colts

Eagles Reportedly Trade QB Carson Wentz to Colts . According to ESPN, Wentz has been traded for a 2021 third-round pick and a conditional 2022 second-round pick. Wentz, 28, will replace retired Philip Rivers as starting quarterback for the Colts. He will also be reunited with Frank Reich, who was the Eagles' offensive coordinator prior to taking a job with the Colts. Last season was Wentz's worst statistically in all of his NFL career. He completed 251 of 437 passes for 2,620 yards with 16 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 12 starts. In addition to this trade, the Eagles appear to be making some big changes, as head coach Doug Pederson was recently fired

NBA suspends Wolves' Beasley 12 games for felony…

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Malik Beasley has been suspended for 12 games without pay by the NBA

Take note: At 26-6, Utah Jazz are the NBA's best…

Looking at individual stats reveals nothing about the Utah Jazz

Seiko Hashimoto Replaces Yoshiro Mori as Olympic…

Seiko Hashimoto Replaces Yoshiro Mori as Olympic Committee President. Hashimoto was named the new president on Thursday following the forced resignation of Yoshiro Mori after he made sexist comments about women. Hashimoto makes history as the first woman to hold the position in Japan. Now I'm here to return what I owe as an athlete and to return back what I received, Seiko Hashimoto, via board meeting. The former athlete competed in three Summer Olympics in cycling and four Winter Olympics in speedskating. . The Tokyo Olympics are set to commence on July 23 and run through Aug. 8

NCAA reveals COVID-19 contingency plans for hoops…

The NCAA has come up with a contingency plan in case teams can't play in the March Madness tournaments because of COVID-19

Another wave of fans returning to sports despite…

Another wave of fans is set to return to arenas and ballparks across the United States as more sports begin to host small crowds amid the coronavirus pandemic

Australian Open Bans Spectators Due to…

Australian Open Bans Spectators, Due to Coronavirus Lockdown. 30,000 fans had been attending Grand Slam tennis matches. However, the state of Victoria just issued a five-day stay-at-home order, which means the matches will continue without fans. Australian Open event coordinators say that it will continue on schedule. 19 cases of the highly-contagious U.K. coronavirus variant have been detected in Melbourne. The lockdown means that Victoria residents may leave their homes only for essential purposes, . such as purchasing food or essential family care products. This is our opportunity — our brief window — to starve the virus of what it wants most. Movement, Dan Andrews, Victoria Premier, via NPR News. The most recent lockdown in Victoria is the nation's third major stay-at-home order to be issued

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The Latest: Sharks back at practice, play Sat…

The San Jose Sharks have returned to practice and are set to play the St. Louis Blues as scheduled on Saturday night after having one game postponed because a player tested positive for the coronavirus

Republican wants to require national anthem in…

The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events at Lambeau Field, the Fiserv Forum and all other Wisconsin venues that have received taxpayer money under a Republican bill in the state Legislature

JJ Watt to Be Released by Houston Texans

JJ Watt to Be Released by Houston Texans. Watt took to Twitter to reveal the news. I have sat down with the McNair family and I have asked them for my release and we have mutually agreed to part ways at this time, J.J. Watt, via Twitter. I'm excited and looking forward to a new opportunity, and I've been working extremely hard. But at the same time, it is always tough to move on, J.J. Watt, via Twitter. And I just want you guys to know that I love you. I appreciate you. I appreciate the McNair family for drafting me and giving me my first opportunity in the NFL, J.J. Watt, via Twitter. After being drafted by the Texans in 2011, Watt went on to win three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards. He ranked 15th out of 119 qualified pass-rushers in pass-rush win rate in 2020. The defensive end had 101 career sacks with the Texans. While Watt is now free to sign with another team, he's previously said he's not interested in playing for a franchise that is going through a "rebuild."