Sixers ownership buys two eSports powerhouses.
The Philadelphia 76ers have officially purchased controlling stakes in Team Dignitas and Team Apex, two eSports franchises that are regarded as "powerhouses"- which is more than anyone can say about the 76ers.
We all know that the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from 3-1 down in the NBA Finals to beat the record-setting, defending champion Golden State Warriors in their own building last year. But there's one story from the series that just recently came to light during the Cavs media day, and it's definitely worth sharing.
It's NBA Media Day and reporters across the country are asking the league's biggest superstars about all things basketball, as well as the most important off-the-court issues.
According to Pat Riley, Chris Bosh's playing days for the Miami Heat are "probably over." The 32-year old forward, who has been battling on going blood clot issues, failed last week's physical and team doctors were unable to clear him.
The LAPD has confirmed an active criminal rape investigation against New York Knicks point guard, Derrick Rose. He will be facing a $21.5 million civil lawsuit when the trial begins on October 4th, meaning he could miss a handful of pre-season games if he doesn't settle the suit.
Paul Pierce's farewell tour begins in one month. The soon to be 39-year old forward announced via The Players' Tribune that this upcoming season will be his last. Pierce will be entering his 19th season in the NBA, his second straight with the Clippers in the city where he grew up.
The Miami Marlins' star pitcher, Jose Fernandez was killed early Sunday morning in a boating accident near Miami Beach. The 24-year old Cuban-born pitcher was found dead with two other men by the Coast Guard shortly after their 32-foot boat was discovered at approximately 3:15am.
Mike Ditka appeared on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas today and issued a strong stance on the whole National Anthem protest that will likely be ongoing throughout the NFL season. In particular, Coach Ditka addressed Colin Kaepernick, saying he has no respect for him.
The Nike Zoom Train Toranada has officially been transformed into a sneaker dedicated to the NFL's #1 tight end, Rob Gronkowski. The Gronk Nikes, decked out in all white with hits of royal blue, will be arriving at retailers tomorrow, September 24th, for the retail price of $110.
Mariners Suspend Steve Clevenger Without Pay For Racially Insensitive Tweets About BLM Protesters | 14,492 Views
The Seattle Mariners have officially announced that backup catcher, Steve Clevenger has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season due to the incredibly offensive remarks he made on twitter about Black Lives Matter protestors.
A few members of the Seattle Seahawks spoke at length yesterday afternoon about the issues with law enforcement in our country, as well as the ongoing National Anthem protests which are being used as a conduit to foster change.
Speaking to the media yesterday afternoon, Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver Doug Baldwin expressed concerns about law enforcement in our country and demanded that all 50 state attorney generals call for a review of their policies and training policies for police and law enforcement.
Iman Shumpert Back Peddles On Anthem Protest, Will Donate Money For Each Steal Instead | 10,336 Views
Last week, Iman Shumpert released a new song titled "His Story," in which he rapped "you best believe I'm gonna take me a knee for the anthem." However, according to Shumpert's recent instagram post, he no longer feels that taking a knee is the answer.
An arrest warrant has reportedly been issued for Cleveland Browns' troubled wide receiver, Josh Gordon.
Colin Kaepernick has reportedly been on the receiving end of multiple death threats "via a couple different avenues," including social media, in response to his National Anthem protest.
An autographed LeBron James rookie card is currently on the auction block for $65,000... and there are still 11 days of bidding left.
Lil Wayne's sports management company, Young Money Sports has been around since 2014 but they've yet to sign any notable athletes, unlike Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports which has guys like Kevin Durant, Dez Bryant, Todd Gurley, Skylar Diggins and Victor Cruz, among others.
Houston Texans wide receiver, and Adidas brand athlete, DeAndre Hopkins became the first player to catch a touchdown pass in Yeezy 350 cleats last weekend. He is also the first person to be fined for wearing Kanye West's cleats.
The NFL has fined Steelers' wide receiver Antonio Brown for a couple of different infractions on Monday night, including his twerking touchdown celebration. Additionally, the league docked him for wearing baby blue cleats which violates the league's uniform protocol.
The Memphis Grizzlies have just revealed a new special edition "MLK50 Pride" alternate jersey to be worn in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. The Grizzlies will debut the new uniforms on Sunday, January 15th in a nationally televised game against the Chicago Bulls.
Antonio Brown torched the Washington Redskins' secondary on Monday night, racking up 126 receiving yards on eight catches, including two touchdowns and one electric twerk celebration. Redskins cornerback, and self-proclaimed best corner in the league, Josh Norman was nowhere to be found and the Giants' Victor Cruz took notice. Cruz told reporters on Wednesday:
Guys like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant get all of the shine when their team's are thriving, but what about the behind the scenes guys? The guys that bust their ass in practice but hardly ever get any court time? The over-the-hill guys that are just happy to be on the roster?
Denver Broncos linebacker, Brandon Marshall has vowed to donate $300 for every tackle he makes this year to several organizations in the Denver community, including the Rose Adom Center to help stop domestic violence.
The Brooklyn Nets have revealed some new "Remix" jerseys for next season that they hope will bring them some good luck, or at least help get them over last year's 21-win mark.
Allen Iverson was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame last Friday and he was given a HOF trophy, just like every other Hall Of Fame athlete. However, rumors are swirling that A.I. left that coveted trophy behind at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel when he checked out last weekend.
Last year Nike debuted eight monochromatic "Color Rush" uniforms for select Thursday Night Football games, drawing on inspiration from current and historic uniform schemes- celebrating the hallmarks of each team's identity.
The second game of last night's Monday Night Football doubleheader between the Rams and the 49ers was a complete dud. LA's newest franchise had a particular rough go of it. See Exhibit A: Final updated Rams drive chart. This is not a joke nor a drill:PUNTPUNTPUNTINTPUNTPUNTPUNTPUNTPUNTPUNTINTPUNTTURNOVER ON DOWNS — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) September 13, 2016 And Exhibit B:
Kate Upton was one of many Americans who took exception with the handful of NFL players that decided to kneel during the National Anthem prior to yesterday's full slate of games.
Jordan Brand might've gone all-in with the Air Jordan 12 colorways this year, but for the new NFL season they're opting for the Air Jordan 9 silhouette.
Iman Shumpert was arrested last month, and new details have emerged that the Cavs guard was booked for driving under the influence of marijuana, as well as possession of weed.