Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to meet with Tim Connelly in continued pursuit of Denver Nuggets president, sources say

Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly is traveling to meet with Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor this weekend in the next step in the team’s pursuit to hire Connelly and make him one of the NBA’s highest-compensated executives, sources told ESPN. Connelly has discussed the job extensively with Timberwolves minority owners Marc Lore … Read more

Warriors vs. Mavericks: Damion Lee, Davis Bertans hit with technical fouls after bizarre first-half incident

Getty Images Game 2 of the Western Conference finals between the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks on Friday night reached a boiling point during the second quarter after a bizarre incident involving Damion Lee and Davis Bertans. With just over eight minutes remaining in the second quarter, Spencer Dinwiddie swung the ball to Bertans … Read more

2021-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams: Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart, Rudy Gobert headline First Team

Earlier this month, Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart made history by becoming the first guard since Gary Payton in 1996 to be named Defensive Player of the Year. Now, Smart has followed that up with his third appearance on the NBA All-Defensive First Team. On Friday, prior to Game 2 of the Western Conference … Read more

Boeing Starliner docks to International Space Station for first time

Phantom Space CEO Jim Cantrell provides insight into building rockets for private launches. The Boeing CST-100 Starliner docked to the International Space Station for the first time on Friday night. The spacecraft made its first connection with the International Space Station’s (ISS) Harmony module at 8:28 pm EDT. Boeing said that – in addition to … Read more

2022 Spanish Grand Prix FP3 report and highlights: Leclerc leads Verstappen and Russell in final practice before Spanish GP qualifying

Charles Leclerc edged out championship rival Max Verstappen to lead the way into final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, as Mercedes continued to show a newfound turn of pace. Championship leader Leclerc clocked at 1m 19.772s at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on his low-fuel soft tire run to end the 60-minute session less than … Read more

Preakness Stakes 2022 predictions, top bets: Expert picks for win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta

After winning the Kentucky Derby as an 80-1 long shot, Rich Strike’s connections have decided they will not press their luck by asking their horse to make the two-week turnaround for the 2022 Preakness Stakes on Saturday. However, the nine-horse 2022 Preakness Stakes field will assemble at Pimlico Race Course. Epicenter was the runner-up in … Read more