Top Sports Stories (Jun 05, 2014)

Don Zimmer: Baseball lore, personified

He loved to tell stories and anybody with an appreciation for the history, personalities and lore of baseball loved to listen. Zimmer, in fact, was the history, personality and lore of baseball personified. Some people have an infectious smile. Zimmer,

USA Today June 05, 2014, 5:08 AM (PST)

USA Today

Jags open to playing Justin Blackmon if reinstated

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that the Jags are open to taking back Blackmon and playing him if the NFL reinstates him this season, according to a source with knowledge of the team’s plans. ESPN first reported the Jags’ think…

NFL June 05, 2014, 5:53 AM (PST)


Colin Kaepernick’s giant contract extension is great for Russell Wilson

The next time NFC West rivals Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson get together to play video games, they’ll likely be able to do it in each other’s mansions. If there’s one person who might be even happier about Kaepernick’s reported six-year, $126 …

USA Today Sports For The Win June 05, 2014, 6:02 AM (PST)

USA Today Sports For The Win

MLS Roundup: Montréal retains Canadian Championship, Finlay lifts Columbus to draw

Felipe Martins thrashed home a rebound in the late stages to allow the Impact to retain the Canadian Championship with a victory at Stade Saputo. Montréal entered the return leg on home soil with a narrow edge on away goals after the 1-1 draw at B…

FOX Sports June 05, 2014, 5:58 AM (PST)

FOX Sports

Gregg Popovich, greatest coach ever? Title would help

SAN ANTONIO — In those rare times when Larry Brown can get San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to talk about himself during their almost-daily conversations, there’s one story that never gets any less painful no matter how many times they tell it.

USA Today June 05, 2014, 4:34 AM (PST)

USA Today

Would Kevin Love Make the Boston Celtics a Contender in the East?

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ star forward Kevin Love, who has been the hottest name in the NBA trade market, recently took a visit to the city of Boston… And that’s when New England went crazy. Typing in Kevin Love Celtics on the Twitter search handle …

Bleacher Report June 05, 2014, 5:41 AM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Power Ranking the Week’s 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours: Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea?

Bleacher Report presents a power ranking of the 20 hottest transfer rumours, news and signings. So, how will these 20 transfer window rumours be ranked? The rumours will be ranked according to name recognition. The less identifiable the rumoured player…

Bleacher Report June 05, 2014, 5:36 AM (PST)

Bleacher Report

Spain heads FIFA rankings, Brazil rises to No. 3

ZURICH (AP) – Defending World Cup champion Spain will travel to Brazil as the No. 1 team in the FIFA rankings, and the host nation will kick off as No. 3. Spain and Germany remain 1-2 in FIFA’s monthly standings, while Brazil leapfrogs No. 4 Portugal.

Detroit Free Press June 05, 2014, 5:47 AM (PST)

Detroit Free Press

Injured Berg out for season

Middlesex all-rounder Gareth Berg has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury. The 33-year-old South Africa-born Italy international had been recovering from an abscess in his shoulder in recent months, but his season has

MSN Sport June 05, 2014, 5:52 AM (PST)

MSN Sport

Soccer, Made in America

Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston is one of the strangest places to play in international soccer. The track that surrounds the field is pristine, but the pitch is marked with patches of bare dirt. There is a scoreboard, but it has no clock. The U.

Fox Nation June 05, 2014, 5:37 AM (PST)

Fox Nation

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