Year: 2019

Lakers bring in Chappelle for ‘peek’ at greatness

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The doors to the Los Angeles Lakers’ practice court swung open Monday and as reporters trickled into the gym, a team spokesman joked that “our new free agent” was at the far basket, getting up shots. Dave Chappelle, welcome to the Laker…

Panthers owner: Won’t stand long-term mediocrity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper would not address the future of coach Ron Rivera and general manager Marty Hurney during a Monday meeting with Charlotte-based reporters, but made it clear he will not accept long-term mediocrity. Teppe…

Kawhi to miss third straight game, sources say

LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Monday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Leonard suffered a left knee contusion in the second half of the Clippers loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and did not …

Irked Bengals WR Boyd: Nothing came my way

CINCINNATI — Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd wasn’t bashful about voicing his frustration after the least productive outing of his career. Boyd had only one catch for zero yards in the Bengals’ 17-10 loss at Oakland, Cincinnati’s 10th defeat in as many gam…