Why Johnny Depp’s lawyers ‘celebrated’ Amber Heard’s Kate Moss mention

Why Johnny Depp's lawyers 'celebrated' Amber Heard's Kate Moss mention

Johnny Depp’s lawyers were spotted fist-pumping when Amber Heard suddenly brought up Kate Moss during her testimony last week – because the name-drop has the potential to help their case. The gesture by attorney Benjamin Chew in the Fairfax, Virginia courtroom was a “celebratory acknowledgment,” a source close to Depp confirmed to The Post Tuesday. … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center died Tuesday after a short illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time NBA All-Star … Read more

PGA Tour denies releases to players looking to compete in inaugural LIV event in London next month, according to memo

PGA Tour denies releases to players looking to compete in inaugural LIV event in London next month, according to memo

The PGA Tour has denied releases to the players looking to play in the first event of the Saudi Arabian-funded LIV Golf Invitational Series, according to a memo obtained by ESPN. The debut tournament, set to take place in London from June 9 to 11, coincides with the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open that week. … Read more

Source — Sony Michel plans to sign with Miami Dolphins

Source -- Sony Michel plans to sign with Miami Dolphins

Veteran running back Sony Michel plans to sign with the Miami Dolphins, a source told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler on Monday. Michel will join a crowded backfield in a new-look Miami offense under first-year coach Mike McDaniel. Raheem Mostert and Chase Edmonds signed earlier this offseason, joining holdovers Myles Gaskin and Salvon Ahmed. Michel, who turned … Read more

Monty Williams named NBA Coach of the Year after leading Phoenix Suns to league’s best record

Monty Williams named NBA Coach of the Year after leading Phoenix Suns to league's best record

6:09 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams has won the Red Auerbach Trophy as NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced Monday. Williams won by a landslide, landing 81 first-place votes and finishing with 458 points overall in balloting by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters. Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor … Read more

New York Giants release James Bradberry after failing to find trade partner for CB

New York Giants release James Bradberry after failing to find trade partner for CB

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The New York Giants released cornerback James Bradberry on Monday to save about $10.1 million against the salary cap this season. New general manager Joe Schoen was seeking to trade Bradberry since before free agency in March but couldn’t find anything that worked for all parties involved. Schoen acknowledged last week … Read more

New York Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing playoffs

New York Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing playoffs

The New York Islanders fired coach Barry Trotz on Monday, team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello announced. The Islanders missed the playoffs after finishing 37-35-10. Trotz had one year left on his five-year contract. Trotz coached the Islanders to playoff appearances in each of his first three years with them, reaching the Eastern Conference … Read more

Naomi Osaka withdraws from Italian Open with Achilles injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from Italian Open with Achilles injury

ROME — Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open on Monday with a left Achilles injury. Osaka injured herself in her first-round win over Anastasia Potapova at the Madrid Open 10 days ago and she said she “hasn’t healed yet.” “I need to be careful, especially in advance of Roland Garros,” Osaka said. The French … Read more

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic to be named NBA MVP for second consecutive season

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic to be named NBA MVP for second consecutive season

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for a second consecutive season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A formal announcement is expected this week, sources told Wojnarowski. Jokic’s raw stats were even better this year than last year, as he averaged career highs of 27.1 points and 13.8 rebounds … Read more