Saturday, 3 December 2022

Sources: NFL teams to draft virtually from home

High-level officials from multiple NFL teams are now preparing to conduct the April 23-25 draft virtually, from home, away from their team facilities, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a leaguewide memo on March 26 that it was “unanimous and unequivocal that…

Vanessa Bryant says HOF ‘peak’ of Kobe’s career

Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, said Saturday that his election to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was the “peak of his NBA career.” Speaking to ESPN’s Rece Davis via FaceTime with her daughter Natalia by her side, Vanessa Bryant said, “It’s an incredible accomplishment and honor, and we’re extremely…

18/1 Potters Corner wins Virtual Grand National

Potters Corner takes the Virtual Grand National, coming in at 18/1 to win ahead of two-time real-life winner Tiger Roll after the biggest race of the year was cancelled amid the coronavirus crisis Potters Corner won the Virtual Grand National ahead of favourite Tiger Roll  The Virtual Grand National has…

Derrick Jones Jr. 'upsets' Kevin Durant in NBA 2K Players Tournament

With the NBA season on an indefinite hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, a handful of the league’s players provided some live entertainment on Friday night as the 16-player NBA 2K Players Tournament opened. Players are seeded by their overall rating in the NBA 2K20 title, then by tenure in…

Everton winger Bernard 'offered to Roma for £16m

Everton winger Bernard ‘offered to Roma for £16m’ after falling out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti Everton winger Bernard could make a £16m transfer to Roma in the summer  The Brazilian is thought to have become frustrated under Carlo Ancelotti  The 27-year-old could link up with his old manager Paulo…

Five minutes getting to know top jockey Nico de Boinville

Three weeks ago, Nico de Boinville was in winning form right at the start of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Shishkin overcame a troubled passage to win the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle and looks a real star in the making. De Boinville won the feature race of the meeting in…

Sky Sports bust common football myths: Home advantage?

They often say a team has home advantage – but is there such a thing? We have checked every league result since 1888 to bust the myth… You will often see managers rallying their home fans – but how much does home advantage affect results? Home advantage has been on…