This seems to be progressing more quickly than I would have predicted. We were just talking about a milestone of sorts being reached in eSports, or professional video game tournaments. Last month that milestone was an American university actually offering athletic scholarship money for eGamers. Show More Summary
This ESPN story on the "mighty mind" of the basketball superstar leads with an unexpected anecdote: LeBron was really, really good at playing....Shaq Fu on the Genesis. Read more...
Here’s ESPN.com reporting on LeBron James leaving the Heat to return to the Cavs: Maverick Carter, LeBron James’ business partner, says he didn’t push James to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, nor did anyone else in the NBA superstar’s inner circle. “This was a decision that LeBron made in his heart,” Carter told ESPN.com’s Jason Whitlock on [...]
For the most part, the teams that we’ve heard associated with Kevin Love in a potential trade are the Cavs, Warriors and to a lesser extent, the Celtics. According to Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein of ESPN, the Bulls have emerged as a candidate as well. Right now, T-Wolves GM Flip Saunders has all of […]
Another wrinkle has been added to the ongoing Donald Sterling saga, with the Los Angeles Clippers owner filing a lawsuit against his wife, Shelly, and the NBA, alleging the two of committing corporate fraud, per ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne...Show More Summary
ESPN's Brian Windhorst has a new profile on LeBron; it's good, and ostensibly about how LeBron uses his uncommonly good memory to enhance to his more obvious physical talent. It's full of relevant basketball examples and wide-eyed onlookers. It's also front-loaded with some stories that are actually more impressive. Read more...
Samantha Ponder, ESPN reporter and wife of Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, recently gave birth to a baby girl. That girl’s name? Bowden Saint-Claire Ponder. “Saint-Claire” is Samantha’s middle name, and the “Bowden” part is an homage to Bobby Bowden, the legendary former coach of Florida State, where Christian starred in college. According to a report in […]
The San Diego Chargers have re-signed Danny Woodhead to a two-year extension, keeping the dynamic playmaker in town for the next few seasons. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the news Tuesday: The 29-year-old running back tweeted out his...Show More Summary
The oldest coach in the NFL wanted some fresh blood in his offense. That’s why, Giants coach Tom Coughlin told Josina Anderson on ESPN, he decided to hire Ben McAdoo as offensive coordinator. Coughlin said he thinks McAdoo’s playbook will go a long way toward making Eli Manning look more like he looked in the…
-W+K, ESPN released the outtakes from the recent Metallica “This is SportsCenter” ad (video above). -Heavy metal seems to be a common punchline for advertisers lately. link -Audience-targeted television advertising company Simulmedia announced the hiring of Mark Green in the newly-created position of senior vice president, product strategy. Show More Summary
The San Diego Chargers' patience with 2009 first-round pick Larry English finally ran thin on Tuesday, as the team reportedly released the veteran outside linebacker. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news, and it was confirmed by the...Show More Summary
Move over, Cleveland and Golden State. You apparently have company in the Kevin Love sweepstakes. Updating the biggest NBA storyline yet to be settled this summer, ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst reported Tuesday that the Chicago Bulls have thrown their hat in the Love ring. Show More Summary
"Somebody going to jail for a dogfighting scandal, serving his time in a prison, and then being in an NFL locker room, is not necessarily something that will cause a distraction in the eyes of players, compared to somebody that is gay in a locker room," Smith claimed.
This is the trollface of a new generation. Steve Spurrier and Nick Saban are on TV together today. Saban got asked how he sells recruits. And then... ESPN asks Saban how he sells playing time to recruits. Spurrier's face... pic.twitter.com/MDiRgBrIKE — Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) July 22, 2014 Brilliance.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors aren’t the only ones jockeying for position in the Kevin Love trade sweepstakes. According to ESPN, the Chicago Bulls have now also jumped […] The post Report: Chicago Bulls Pushing for Kevin Love Trade appeared first on SLAMonline.
ESPN reports that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who has challenged his wife Shelly’s pending sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, met with Ballmer on Monday afternoon in Los Angeles to discuss the sale. Show More Summary
For all his self-inflcited problems this offseason, weather is the latest thing to keep defensive tackle Marcell Dareus from training camp. According to Mike Rodak of ESPN.com, Dareus wasn’t able to get from his court date in Alabama Monday to Rochester, N.Y. because of bad weather. “He’ll be with our weight room staff working out…
The Cavs and Warriors aren't the only teams pursuing the star power forward. The Chicago Bulls are getting back in the Kevin Love derby, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst. Love has been primarily pursed by the Cleveland...Show More Summary
The annual ESPN "car wash" that features 14 head coaches over a two-day span took place this week, and the hot takes were everywhere. Among some of the nuggets uncovered in Bristol was Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn 's impression of his...Show More Summary
TBS won the week among adults 18-49 during primetime, beating USA and ESPN.