Portland intends to extend the Jerami Scholarship but is open to others in the trade market

Jerami Grant became eligible for a contract extension with the Trail Blazers earlier this month, and Portland has offered the athlete their maximum possible four-year deal, $112 million, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Sources said Grant did not accept the offer, largely because the Blazers could extend him a larger contract with an additional fifth … Read more

Don Granato’s decision to cut back on workouts is paying off with the Sabers

St. PAUL, Minnesota – Don Granato didn’t need to investigate why the Buffalo Sabers had an uncharacteristic Monday performance against the Florida Panthers earlier this month. Granato saw all the signs of an exhausted team. The Swordsmen weren’t cutting bar-to-bar passes to save time and space on the ice at KeyBank Center. Turnovers led to … Read more

2023 NFL Draft: Highlights, notes from NFLPA Collegiate Bowl practices

Pasadena, Calif. — The renewal season is here, as the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl (Saturday, 6 p.m. ET, NFL Network) serves as the All-Star Opener before the Shrine Game and Senior Bowl. I’m out to the Rose Bowl this week watching the National and American teams practice, talking with the scouts who rate the players on … Read more

Behind Christ, Brandon Gardner has become the jewel of St. John’s recruiting class

The weather was the hardest part. Coming from the South, Brandon Gardner wasn’t used to the freezing temperatures in the New York City area. It took his body time to adjust. “I used to get sick every week,” the St. John’s site told The Post after practicing Friday at Christ High School in Queens. That, … Read more

Thomas Partey: Arsenal midfielder to undergo MRI scan after FA Cup fourth-round defeat at Manchester City | football news

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey will undergo an MRI scan this weekend after coming off injured in the FA Cup fourth round match at Manchester City. Barty was substituted at half time in the loss on Friday night as he was replaced by Albert Sambi Lokonga. Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta confirmed that the Ghanaian, who has … Read more

Basics of desert golf equipment

by: Ryan Knoll January 27, 2023 TPC Stadium in Scottsdale has hosted the Waste Management Phoenix Open since 1987. Getty Images Welcome to another edition of the fully equipped mailbag, sponsored by Cleveland/Srixon Golf, an interactive series from GOLF.com in which we answer tough equipment questions. I’m on my way to Arizona for golf, soccer, … Read more

The Atlanta Falcons hire Ryan Nelsen as Defensive Coordinator

The Atlanta Falcons hired Ryan Nielsen as defensive coordinator on Friday, taking him out from their biggest rival after he spent last season as co-defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints. The 43-year-old Nielsen has spent the past six seasons with the Saints, serving as defensive backs coach all six years while adding the title … Read more

Should Broni James have made an all-American McDonald’s game? Scouts weigh in.

Broni James has found himself through no fault of his own at the center of this week’s debate. Beginning when the rosters for the 46th Annual McDonald’s Boys All-American Games were announced, the eldest son of LeBron James was among the 24 players selected for the prestigious All-Star Game. The omissions of high-profile players like … Read more

Rangers shoot more but Gerard Gallant says there is room for improvement

The words were said by Vitaly Kravtsov, but honestly, they could have come from any player at any time playing reasonably well but not scoring goals. “I don’t worry about goals or points,” the No. 74 told The Post two weeks ago when he was in the midst of racing on the second line with … Read more

Tennessee transfers starting QB Tayven Jackson to freshman

BLOMINGTON — Tavin Jackson smiled for the camera on Friday, when someone asked him during a late-morning Zoom about dealing with the fast pace of Indiana’s non-mass offense. Moving from Tennessee State, the program that currently defines the tempo genre, Jackson is well versed in playing football at a fast pace. The Volunteers’ combination of … Read more