Draymond Green avoids suspension
It felt like the longest day of the year for Draymond Green, the Golden State Warriors and their fans, but they can breathe a sigh of relief now that the NBA has officially announced that he will not be suspended for karate kicking Steven Adams in the groin.
Golden State's Draymond Green could be facing punishment from the league today, following his swift kick to the groin of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams during the Thunder's blowout victory in Game 3. In case you missed it, here's the play:
Talking trash to Michael Jordan has to be one of the dumbest things a human can do, right up there with running in front of oncoming traffic and challenging JJ Watt to a tire flipping contest.
Kobe has only been retired for about a month but he already has plenty of job opportunities lined up if he gets bored of golfing, catching up on Game Of Thrones, or whatever else a 5x NBA champ does once he calls it quits.
If there's one thing that Dion Waiters loves, it's shooting the ball. If there's two things that Dion Waiters loves it's shooting the ball and not passing the ball. This is an issue for Kevin Durant and during last night's blowout loss in Oakland, KD let Dion know how he really felt about it.
A photographer in Los Angeles (read: a nagging member of the paparazzi) has accused James Harden of breaking his finger after he grilled the Rockets' guard about his opinion on Donald Trump outside of a lounge in Hollywood. Fear the beard bro, ever heard of it?
Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks have found their next head coach and thankfully, for the Knick faithful, his name is not Kurt Rambis. According to Bleacher Report, Jeff Hornacek has agreed to become the next head coach and will be tasked with dragging the Knicks out of the gutter that they have found themselves in.
Floyd Mayweather's habit of spending excessive amounts of money on lavish items knows no bounds. It's a lifestyle that has earned him the title of Money Mayweather and even the most pedestrian, day to day tasks are taken to the extreme.
Metta World Peace Says He Learned How To Cook Crack Next Door To Mobb Deep When He Was 13 | 28,178 Views
Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, appeared on ESPN's "Highly Questionable" recently and the brief interview will have you begging for more stories from the Queensbridge native.
This Cleveland Cavaliers Background Dancer Delivered An Epic Videobomb On Stephen A. Smith | 1,407 Views
Even if you watched the Cleveland Cavaliers rout of the Toronto Raptors last night in it's entirety, there's a good chance you didn't stick around for Stephen A Smith's post-game analysis. But what ensued in the aftermath of Game 1 was more entertaining than the actual game itself.
The Philadelphia Sixers hold the #1 pick in the NBA Draft. After finishing with an atrocious 10-72 record, the Sixers were given the best odds to land the top pick in tonight's Draft Lottery and for the first time all season they gave their fans something to cheer about.
Toronto Mayor Writes Letter To CBS Sports After They List Raptors As 'Other' In NBA Title Poll | 24,035 Views
Before the Toronto Raptors open up their Eastern Conference Finals series tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers, their mayor, John Tory, has a bone to pick with the CBS Sports writers who listed their beloved team as 'Other' in a recent NBA Title poll. Cool poll, @CBSSports. (via @WheelerTSN) pic.twitter.com/dxwGdtQ6EO — J.E. Skeets (@jeskeets) May 17, 2016
Major League Baseball announced that Texas Rangers second baseman, Rougned Odor, has been suspended eight games for punching Jose Bautista in the jaw, sparking a benches-clearing brawl between the Rangers and Blue Jays over the weekend.
Oklahoma City's Steven Adams Apologizes For Calling Stephen Curry A 'Quick Little Monkey' | 40,577 Views
The blown traveling violation on Russell Westbrook isn't the only controversy coming out of last night's Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Following Oklahoma City's road victory over the Warriors, Chris Broussard asked the Thunder's Steven Adams what it was like to chase Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson around the perimeter all night.
LeBron James inked a lifetime deal with Nike last December, the first of its kind, and the largest single-athlete guarantee in Nike's history. So just how much is LeBron's lifetime deal worth? According to his close friend, and business partner, Maverick Carter it's worth over $1 billion.
It was a casual Sunday afternoon in Arlington, Texas yesterday as the Rangers welcomed the Toronto Blue Jays back in to town for the finale of their three game series.
Tonight's Jazz/Lakers game will mark the end of an era as the door closes on one of the most dominant careers in NBA history. In the 20 years Kobe Bryant's been in the league, he's shattered records, led some of the strongest squads of the 21st Century, and won five championships, making it clear that he'll be voted into the Hall Of Fame as soon as humanly possible.
Will Smith, a New Orleans Saints player who helped the team win the Super Bowl in 2009, was fatally shot following a traffic collision Saturday night. Smith was reportedly driving in New Orleans's Lower Garden District where he was involved in a collision with a Hummer H2.
An emotional Peyton Manning stepped to a podium in Colorado today to formally announce his retirement from the National Football League today. The legendary quarterback did his best to thank everyone that he’s come into contact with throughout his 18 years in the NFL, not counting his time at the University of Tennessee.
Tre Mason, son of De La Soul emcee Maseo, was once the most exciting thing in the St. Louis Rams backfield. That changed quickly when eventual offensive rookie of the year Todd Gurley joined the team, as he quickly asserted himself as the most talented back by a wide margin.
Allen Iverson, or the Answer, was a scoring point guard unlike anything the league has seen before or after his time in the NBA. That’s why we’ve always been incredulous about Nelly’s claims that he beat AI in a game of H.O.R.S.E. back in the day. However, in a recent interview with Complex, Iverson copped to the claims and admitted it really happened:
Now that he’s retired, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a lot of time on his hands. He spends a lot of that time attending sports events, and frequently appears courtside at NBA games around the US. Recently though, he has expressed interest in getting far more involved in the NBA than just spectating.
Former New York Knick Amar’e Stoudamire made his return to Madison Square Garden over the weekend as a member of the Miami Heat. He did an extended media session, and was asked a few pointed questions about why he thought the team fell apart in his last season. While he never specifically mentions ‘Melo throughout the interview, it’s pretty clear who he’s referring to.
NBA sneakerhead PJ Tucker isn’t the only member of the Association with a taste for fine footwear. Los Angeles Laker guard Nick Young has been spotted wearing all sorts of footwear throughout his nine year career, including two different pairs of Yeezy Boost 750s. He recently left Nike and joined Adidas, and spoke to Sole Collector about switching shoe deals.
Boxing has been a staple of the Olympic Games for over a century, but over the past few decades the sport has been relegated to day-time status because of its low profile. While the overall decline of boxing as a spectator sport has been undeniable for some time, the Olympics have further hamstrung themselves by forcing Olympic hopefuls to retain “amateur” status.
Competitive gaming is a big deal over in Asia, and it’s been steadily making its way to the western world over the past few years. ESPN even added an “eSports” vertical to their site in the past few months. Now your favorite NBA game NBA 2K16 is getting in on the action to the tune of $250,000 in prizes.
Why have old white women, from Hillary Clinton to this 95-year-old grandma, been seen hitting dabs in the past few months? Despite what the Quality Control artists behind tracks like "Dab Fever," "Look At My Dab," and "Dab Daddy" would have you believe, it's not because these ladies have suddenly become interested in trap music.
For the majority of a decade, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have been busy cementing their legacies as boxers, all while manifesting a near mythic pop culture status - established largely in part to their potential matchup.
For years boxing fans both rabid and casual have been eagerly awaiting, theorizing, and fantasizing about the potential of a Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao matchup. With the dream match finally coming to fruition on Saturday, May 2nd - high-profile fans of the sport and/or the fighters have come out of the wood-works to wave their respective flags.
The Super Bowl is imminent. With the 49th annual Super Bowl going down this Sunday, February 1st, we decided to get word from various hip-hop artists on who they think will take the cake at the championship game.