New York Giants, QB Daniel Jones say neck injury no longer a concern

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The New York Giants and quarterback Daniel Jones feel pretty good about his health. They don’t seem to have any doubts about his neck injury despite he costing him the final six games of last season. “Yeah, I’ll be cleared and ready to go,” Jones said Monday during a conference call … Read more

Footage of 11-year-old Prince during 1970 teachers’ strike found

Prince was seen as an 11-year-old voicing support for striking Minnesota teachers in 1970 – in archival footage newly unearthed by a TV station covering a recent strike in the same district. “I think they should get some more money, ’cause they be working extra hours for us, and all that stuff,” the future pop … Read more

Oxford scientists hail dementia breakthrough

Oxford scientists hail major breakthrough which could provide relief to 900,000 Britons with dementia Researchers at Neuro-Bio based in Oxford have made a significant discovery They have investigated a part of the brain which had previously been ignored The scientists have identified a ‘neurotoxic’ chemical which triggers dementia Having identified the chemical the scientists developed … Read more

South Carolina Gamecocks go wire to wire against UConn Huskies to win second national title under Dawn Staley

10:16 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer MINNEAPOLIS — One year after a heartbreaking loss in the Final Four … Read more

JB Bickerstaff calls out officiating in Cleveland Cavaliers’ loss to Philadelphia 76ers

CLEVELAND — Joel Embiid did plenty of damage on his own. The Cavaliers, though, felt the big man got some unwarranted help. Cleveland coach JB Bickerstaff was highly critical of the officiating after Embiid scored 44 points — and made 20 trips to the free-throw line — in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 112-108 win over the … Read more

Louis CK wins Grammy for best comedy album – his first nomination post-sex misconduct scandal

Louis CK won a Grammy for best comedy album on Sunday, his first nomination since being accused of sexual misconduct in 2017 by multiple women. He won the award for ‘Sincerely, Louis CK,’ his first post-scandal comedy special. CK, however, was conspicuously absent from the festivities, with host LaVar Burton forced to accept the award … Read more

Kings’ Alvin Gentry, Warriors’ Steve Kerr speak on Sacramento mass shooting

9:20 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN As the Kings prepared to host the Warriors on Sunday night, coaches Alvin Gentry and Steve Kerr addressed the mass shooting just blocks from Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center that left six people dead and injured a dozen others early Sunday morning. “It’s an incredible tragedy,” Gentry said during his pregame … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar criticizes some of LeBron James’ actions

LOS ANGELES — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar publicly criticized LeBron James once again Sunday, with the Los Angeles Lakers legend saying he believes the current Lakers star has a greater responsibility in how he conducts himself given his elevated platform. “Some of the things he’s done and said are really beneath him, as far as I can … Read more