The Cleveland Browns hired new general manager John Dorsey before the New York Giants could even get a chance to interview him, league sources told ESPN. Dorsey was scheduled to fly to New York this week to interview with the Giants on Tuesday, sources said. The Browns were aware of the Giants' interest, and it contributed to their decision to act when they did Thursday, firing executive vice president Sashi Brown and hiring Dorsey to a four-year contract on the same day.
CBS Sports’ coverage of the 118th Army-Navy Classic on Saturday, Dec. 9 (3:00-6:30 PM, ET), which saw Army beat Navy, scored its highest rating in 23 years with an average overnight HH rating/share of 5.9/13, up 5% from last year’s 5.6/13 in the metered markets. Yesterday’s 5.9/13 was the highest rating since a 6.5/19 (12/3/1994).
NBA G League USA, a team of top talent from the NBA’s official minor league, will play the Mexico National Team in the NBA G League International Challenge presented by Kumho Tire at NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles. The first international exhibition game at NBA All-Star will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. ET at the Los Angeles Convention Center. NBA G League President Malcolm Turner and Mexico Basketball Federation General Manager José Reyes Ronfini made the announcement today during a press conference at Arena Ciudad de Mexico.
FIBA on Saturday awarded the hosting rights for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 to Philippines/Japan/Indonesia. This marks the first time in the competition's history that it is to be staged in more than one country. Philippines/Japan/Indonesia and Argentina/Uruguay were the finalists to host the event due to take place in just under six years' time.
With a liberating strike of Jozy Altidore’s left foot, he not only redeemed a difficult year in which he and the United States men’s national team had failed to reach the World Cup, but also ended 11 years of Toronto FC’s suffering.