Pursuing Zion Williamson risky but tantalizing for Knicks

Pursuing Zion Williamson risky but tantalizing for Knicks

Sign up here to get Inside the Knicks delivered to your inbox each Thursday morning. It wasn’t long after the Knicks traded for Atlanta swingman Cam Reddish one week ago that the posts started popping up on social media imagining a reunion of Reddish, RJ Barrett and their onetime Duke teammate, Zion Williamson. Photoshopped pictures of … Read more

Jim Harbaugh rumors: If Raiders offer job to the Michigan head coach, ‘he’d take it’

Jim Harbaugh coaching rumors: If Raiders offered job to the Michigan head coach, ‘he’d take it’

Jim Harbaugh might not be staying in Michigan after all…? The Michigan coach is interested in the Raiders’ head coaching position, where he initially began his career in 2003. According to The Athletic‘s Bruce Feldman, “multiple sources” inside Michigan football think if Harbaugh was offered the position in Las Vegas, he’d take it.  “They also know that Harbaugh can … Read more

Younger coaches staking their claim in rat race

Younger coaches staking their claim in rat race

Sign up here to get Beyond the Back Page delivered to your inbox each weekday morning. Bill Belichick is at home. So is Mike Tomlin, Pete Carroll, Sean Payton, John Harbaugh and Mike McCarthy. Eight teams still have a chance to win the Super Bowl, but Kansas City’s Andy Reid is the only head coach of … Read more

Australian Open: Upsets highlight Day 4

Australian Open: Upsets highlight Day 4

MELBOURNE, Australia — The surprises started early at the Australian Open on Day 4, with third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza becoming the highest-seeded player to exit the women’s draw just minutes after No. 6 Anett Kontaveit lost. Muguruza never managed to earn a single break point and made a whopping 33 unforced errors, more than twice her … Read more

Joel Embiid scores 50 points to lead 76ers past Magic

Joel Embiid scores 50 points to lead 76ers past Magic

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid doesn’t need to emulate any other NBA star. He proved Wednesday night that he’s in a class on his own. Embiid tied his career high with 50 points in just 27 minutes, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Orlando Magic. Embiid … Read more