Mike Tomlin Defends Mason Rudolph Against Claims…

Mike Tomlin Defends Mason Rudolph Against Claims By Myles Garrett Myles Garrett conducted an interview with ESPN's Mina Kimes last week, where he accused Mason Rudolph of calling him "the N-word." The Steelers coach defended his quarterback on ESPN's 'First Take.' Mike Tomlin, via ESPN Mike Tomlin, via ESPN Garrett was suspended by the NFL for the final six games of the regular season. Garrett ripped the helmet off Rudolph and hit him over the head with it during a Week 11 'Thursday Night Football' game between the Browns and Steelers.

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Dosunmu scores 24, Illinois beats No. 9 Penn…

Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points and Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over No. 9 Penn State

LeBron: MLB's Manfred needs to listen to players…

LeBron James is stepping to the plate for ballplayers furious over baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred's handling of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam

Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan!

Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan! Michael Jeffrey Jordan turns 57 years old. Here are five fun facts about the Jumpman. 1. The movie, ’Space Jam,’ came from a Super Bowl commercial with Jordan and Bugs Bunny. 2. He was the first billionaire athlete. 3. Jordan has won a record 10 scoring titles. 4. He is the only player to win the scoring title and defensive player of the year in the same season. 5. Basketball wasn’t his first choice in sports, it was baseball. Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan!

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all…

The NCAA is moving toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting…

New 3-point line leads to historic low percentages in college basketball

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Vanessa Bryant Renames Mamba Sports Foundation to…

Vanessa Bryant Renames Mamba Sports Foundation to Honor Daughter Gianna Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late Kobe Bryant, recently announced the renaming of his charity. Previously known as the Mamba Sports Foundation, the charity will now be called the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation. The name change is in honor of their daughter, Gianna, who tragically died along with Kobe and seven others on Jan. 26. Vanessa Bryant, via Instagram Vanessa went on to say that the foundation’s “mission” to provide opportunities to young athletes was “stronger than ever.” She also thanked everyone for the “outpouring of support,” as they continue to carry forth Kobe and Gianna’s “legacy.” Vanessa Bryant, via Instagram

David Murphy: Bryce Harper was right: Phillies…

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The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about

Dotson's 29 points lead No. 3 Kansas past Iowa…

Devon Dotson hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points, five Kansas players hit double-figures scoring, and the third-ranked Jayhawks rolled to a 91-71 victory over Iowa State

Redskins Release Pro Bowl CB Josh Norman

Redskins Release Pro Bowl CB Josh Norman Washington cut Norman soon after hiring new head coach Ron Rivera. It's the second time Norman has left a team led by Rivera. He can now end up on several teams with many having secondary needs going into NFL free agency. One of them is the Eagles, which will allow Norman to extract revenge on the Redskins in NFC East matchups. Another NFC East team who could use Norman's services is the New York Giants. According to CBS Sports, Norman could end up being a starter if signed by certain NFL squads. These include the Giants and Eagles, as well as the Texans, Falcons and Broncos. There is also a possible chance Norman heads back to Carolina, where he started his career.

Ratings for NBA All-Star Game rise by 8 percent

Ratings for the NBA All-Star Game were up 8% over last year, with an average of 7.3 million viewers watching Sunday night’s broadcast on TNT

Cavs, coach John Beilein plotting next steps in…

John Beilein's future as Cleveland's coach is unclear

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Common and Chance the Rapper Head up 2020 NBA…

Common and Chance the Rapper Head up 2020 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2020 NBA All-Star weekend kicks off on Valentine's Day in the Windy City. Celebrities from comedians to former NBA stars will face off for the annual celebrity game at the United Center in Chicago. Rapper Common will lead Team Wilbon, coached by sports journalist and fellow Chicago native Michael Wilbon. They will be joined by Bad Bunny, Famous Los, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Gray and several others. The away team will be coached by sports journalist Stephen A. Smith and will be led by Chance the Rapper, one of Chi-town's favorite sons. They'll be joined by Quavo, Marc Lasry, Katelyn Ohashi, A'ja Wilson and Chance's brother, Taylor Bennett. The competition should be high, as many of the players have competed in previous years.