On the cusp of the opening of training camp, Houston Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik — architect of the franchise’s No. 6-ranked defense — is retiring, league sources told ESPN.cheap customized nfl jerseys Bzdelik, 65, informed coach Mike D’Antoni and general manager Daryl Morey of his decision on Sunday.
UConn coach Geno Auriemma couldn’t stop grinning. The player who led his Huskies to four consecutive NCAA titles had just won her first WNBA championship at the age of 24. And after winning the regular-season MVP, Breanna Stewart became the sixth player in league history to earn WNBA Finals MVP
They didn’t listen to their manager. They might not in October, either. But if Chicago Cubs hitters want to take matters into their own hands and simply bring the thunder against playoff-caliber pitching, surely Joe Maddon won’t mind. Before the Cubs’ series-clinching, 8-1 win against Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia
The Boston Celtics are perfectly content with the familiar role of underdog heading into the Eastern Conference finals against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite being the higher seed and owning home-court advantage for the series, the Celtics find themselves as underdogs, both among oddsmakers and most NBA observers.