Day 2 Preview: Rafael Nadal & Stefanos Tsitsipas Open Wimbledon Campaigns | ATP Tour

Day 2 Preview: Rafael Nadal & Stefanos Tsitsipas Open Wimbledon Campaigns |  ATP Tour

Editors Note: This story has been amended following Matteo Berrettini’s withdrawal. Rafael Nadal will play at Wimbledon for the first time since 2019 Tuesday on Center Court, while Stefanos Tsitsipas headlines the men’s singles action on Court 1. The complete bottom half of the draw is set for first-round action on the London lawns, with … Read more

Matteo Berrettini Withdraws From Wimbledon With Coronavirus

WIMBLEDON, England – Matteo Berrettini, a finalist at Wimbledon last year, withdrew from this year’s tournament on Tuesday after testing positive for the coronavirus. Berrettini’s announcement of his withdrawal came only about two hours before he was to take to the court for his first-round match against Cristian Garin and was the latest blow to … Read more

BenFred: Blaming media won’t get Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty and John Mozeliak on the same page | Ben Frederickson

Maybe John Mozeliak and starter Jack Flaherty should start holding joint news conferences for the right-hander’s injury updates moving forward. Or with the way this trend is going, perhaps lean into the drama and turn this saga into a must-see Bally Sports Midwest special, one complete with a debate-style setup. Mozeliak could start the segment … Read more

Tennis’ Most Popular Podcast Is The Tennis Podcast

WIMBLEDON, England – The moment Amélie Mauresmo, the French Open tournament director, said women’s tennis didn’t have as much appeal as men’s tennis right now, there was little doubt she was going to get an earful. Those objections included a British woman named Catherine Whitaker, who delivered a scathing, 10-minute, 35-second dressing down of Mauresmo … Read more

Otto Porter Jr., Jalen Brunson back-ups and more

The Mavericks’ free agency focus starts with Jalen Brunson. Whether the 25-year-old point guard re-signs on a massive deal in Dallas or joins the New York Knicks for a starring, family-centered move, Brunson’s decision will dictate the Mavericks’ offseason needs and path forward. Then what? Beyond the rights to offer Brunson a five-year deal up … Read more

The center market after Deandre Ayton

Within the next few weeks, we should find out what the Phoenix Suns are thinking. Do they re-sign center Deandre Ayton to keep their core together? Will they move off any expiring deals? Can improvements be made by shuffling role players around the core group? To get us ready for whatever changes free agency will … Read more