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Report: LeBron James to Make Miami Return on Christmas

If nothing else, the NBA knows how to capitalize on drama. Get ready, Miami Heat fans: Not too surprisingly, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will reportedly make their highly-anticipated […] The post Report: LeBron James to Make Miami Return on Christmas appeared first on SLAMonline.

Byron Scott Hire Puts Major Pressure on Kobe Bryant to Thrive Next Season

Once the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant's self-made and pundit-produced burdens became that much heavier. Pressure is unavoidable for the Black Mamba because of who he is and what's expected of him. But he's entering...Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann cites a 'profound ethical breach' by Roger Goodell in Ray Rice suspension

Keith Olbermann isn't done discussing the NFL's lack of punishment. Keith Olbermann of ESPN has been at the forefront of taking the NFL to task for its gross mishandling of Ray Rice's suspension for domestic violence, and Olbermann isn't...Show More Summary

Who is the Better Dancer: Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?

2 days agoSports : The Big Lead

Peyton Manning danced at Denver Broncos training camp and Kenny Chesney was nowhere to be seen. The Broncos played “Rocky (...)

What If Baseball's Unwritten Rules Applied To Real Life?

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Drew Magary is on summer vacation with his family, because he's basically John Candy. My name is A.J. Daulerio, substitute funbaggot.Show More Summary

Five hottest trade rumors: David Price, Jon Lester, Phillies, Red Sox and Dodgers edition

It’s that week of the year — perhaps the very best week in which to be a very good pitcher. The Major League Baseball trade deadline is Thursday, with teams taking stock of their rosters for the postseason and pitchers hoping to land on contenders. Expect any number of fits and starts as general managers […]

Watch Clayton Kershaw hit Jimmy Kimmel in the face with a baseball

Clayton Kershaw may be the the best pitcher in baseball, but Jimmy Kimmel might argue otherwise after last night. During a special segment on his show, Kimmel sat down with safety goggles and an apple on his head, turning Kershaw into a late-night version of William Tell. Kimmel banked on Kershaw’s pinpoint accuracy to knock the ball cleanly […]

Ravens PR Person Writes An Open Letter About How Great Of A Guy Ray Rice Is

The Baltimore Ravens are rallying around Ray Rice after his two-game suspension for allegedly knocking his fiancée unconscious in an alteration at a Atlantic City casino in February. Rice was indicted on aggravated assault charges after the incident. Show More Summary

2014 U.S. Ryder Cup roster: Locks, bubble boys, and Tiger Woods push for final American spots

There are just two tournaments left in Ryder Cup qualification process, and only one American has officially locked up his spot on Tom Watson's roster. That doesn't mean we don't have a clear picture of a majority of the team, but those...Show More Summary

How LeBron James Can Help Dion Waiters Become the Next Dwyane Wade

The Miami Heat might’ ve been an aging goliath, but compared to the alternative LeBron James now faces with the Cleveland Cavaliers—youth and talent, sure, but with baggage enough for an airport claim—you can’t say he took the easy way...Show More Summary

Cabrera, Dickey Lead Blue Jays Over Red Sox 14-1

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.

Yankees Fan Finds Red Sox World Series Ring In Restaurant Bathroom

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

The Yankees fan in question is Luigi Militello, owner of Luke's Bar And Grill, and the Red Sox 2013 World Series ring belongs to Drew Weber, owner of Boston's single-A affiliate Lowell Spinners. On Thursday night, Weber wore the diamond-and-ruby encrusted ring to his favorite New York restaurant and somehow left it in the bathroom. Show More Summary

Ravens fans repeatedly cheer Ray Rice

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a negative backlash from national media and fans since his altercation with then-fiancée Janay Palmer in February. But, in his home stadium, Rice apparently remains one...Show More Summary

Lakers officially name Byron Scott head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract as head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. “After an extensive and thorough search, we’re proud to welcome Byron back to the Lakers family as our next head coach,” said Kupchak. “Byron has proven himself at the highest levels of [...]

Omar Gonzalez drops DeAndre Yedlin, shoves Clint Dempsey

USMNT brotherhood is a thing of the past. A month ago, Omar Gonzalez, DeAndre Yedlin, and Clint Dempsey were U.S. Soccer buddies. Monday, they were enemies, as Gonzalez's Los Angeles Galaxy faced off against Yedlin, Dempsey and the Seattle Sounders. Show More Summary

Jacare Souza's short-term goals: 'Annihilate' Gegard Mousasi, ask for #UFC title shot

And should the Brazilian secure his seventh straight win, fourth inside the Octagon, it would be pretty hard to deny him his wish. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division is far from being short on top contenders...Show More Summary

Jets Camp Report: Day 8

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New York Jets training camp: The three coordinators met the media for the first time in camp, and the most interesting takeaway came from Marty Mornhinweg, who gushed about the progress of the receiving corps, particularly Stephen Hill and Clyde Gates. Show More Summary

Kurt Suzuki signs 2-year, $12 million extension with Twins

Twins extend their catcher Kurt Suzuki, who will now be providing prospect insurance in the greater Minneapolis area for the next two years. In the wake of wild trade deadline activity, the Twins announced on Thursday they have extended...Show More Summary

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