Sources: Gobert cleared after 5-game absence

Utah’s Rudy Gobert, who tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed in protocols on Jan. 6, has been cleared to return, sources told ESPN. The Jazz went 1-4 in his absence.

Brady on Foles SB snub: ‘I try to be a good sport’

As he prepares for a postseason rematch against the Eagles, Tom Brady discussed his postgame handshake snub of Nick Foles after Super Bowl LII, saying: “I try to be a good sport as best as I can.”going to

Harden on blowout of Bulls: ‘We’re that good’

The Nets had no doubts about just how good they can be when Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden are playing together after Wednesday night’s 138-112 demolition of the East-leading Bulls.

Aussie draw delayed; Novak to face fellow Serb

The Australian Open draw was briefly delayed Thursday amid uncertainty over Novak Djokovic’s visa status, with Djokovic, the top seed, later slated to face Miomir Kecmanovic.