Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal (Yahoo Sports)


Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program. The report didn't identify … [Read more...]

AP Source: David Fizdale accepts offer as Grizzlies coach (Yahoo Sports)


The Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale. The Miami Heat assistant has accepted the Grizzlies' offer to be their next coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Fizdale as accepted the offer after he met with Memphis controlling owner Robert Pera on Wednesday in California, the person said, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity … [Read more...]

Kei Nishikori plays John Isner in the Washington Open final


The Washington Open final will throw up a fascinating blend of styles as the speed of Kei Nishikori takes on the power on John Isner. The week-long event in the capital city of the United States comes to a dramatic conclusion on Sunday night at 8pm. Nishikori and Isner will bring their differing approaches to the tennis court together after coming through arduous … [Read more...]

Mets win seventh in a row after rally in ninth beats Rays

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Wilmer Flores was in the lineup at shortstop for the Mets Friday night instead of Ruben Tejada because of "The Matrix." Not the Keanu Reeves movie franchise. Terry Collins has a top-secret Mets-generated book that suggests many things, including what type of pitchers certain Mets batters should do well against. He calls it "The Matrix." Because neither … [Read more...]