These are the 12 men who will represent the USA in Rio.
The USA Men's Basketball roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio is officially official. LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook will NOT be participating this year but there's no shortage of star power on USA's 12-man roster. The guards: Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan
Lionel Messi Announces Retirement From International Play Following Devastating Loss To Chile | 4,168 Views
Heading into last night Copa America finale against Chile, Argentina's Lionel Messi had never missed a penalty kick in his career. And then last night happened. After the two squads played to a 0-0 draw, including both 15-minute overtime periods, the game headed to a shootout and the world's greatest footballer was up first for Argentina.
With the #5 pick in last night's NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Providence's stud point guard, Kris Dunn. It was an emotional night for Dunn, who had spent much of his childhood being raised by his brother until his father came back into his life during the 8th grade, while his mother was in and out of jail.
Lil B The Based God has announced that he's ready to lift the curse on Kevin Durant IF he agrees to team up with Derrick Rose, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis on the New York Knicks. Phil Jackson, along with every other owner in the NBA, is currently trying to lure KD to his team and has told Derrick Rose that Durant is next on his list.
Meet The Warriors Fan Who Used A Fake Press Pass To Sneak Into Game 7 Of The NBA Finals | 21,735 Views
A savvy University of Texas sophomore revealed how he was able to sneak into Game 7 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena with nothing more than a little confidence and some photoshop skills.
Yesterday afternoon the New York Knicks pulled off a trade for Derrick Rose and now Phil Jackson has his sights on the biggest name in this year's free agent class, Kevin Durant. Gee, ya think?
NBA Teams Are Ruling Out Thon Maker As A First Round Pick Because They Don't Know How Old He Really Is | 3,716 Views
The NBA Draft will take place tonight at 7:00 on ESPN but we already know that Ben Simmons is going #1 to the Sixers, and Brandon Ingram will be headed to the Lakers at #2. After that, it's anyone's guess but according to reports you can completely rule out Thon Maker.
It wasn't long ago that Houston Texans' defensive end, JJ Watt, revealed his own logo which sparked rumors that Reebok might be hooking him up with his own collection.
Barack Obama's run as President of the United States is coming to a close and his next move might be as the owner of an NBA franchise. According to White House press secretary Josh Earnest, Obama is intrigued by the possibility of owning a team and has discussed the idea of joining an NBA franchise's ownership group, under the right circumstances.
New York Knicks fans can stop arguing about whether or not the recent Derrick Rose trade was a good move or not, because Lil B The Based God has officially weighed in and he gave the Knickerbockers his blessing. What's more, The Based God said that this is just the start of what's in store and that there's more positive vibes coming to Madison Square Garden this season.
The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks for Jose Calderon, Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez. Seriously. The Knicks will also be receiving the Bulls' 2017 second round pick and Justin Holiday, but this is strictly about D-Rose coming to NYC.
Jeff Teague has been traded to the Indiana Pacers according to Adrian Wojnarowski, as part of a three team deal that also includes the Utah Jazz. As part of the deal, the Jazz will be shipping the #12 overall pick in Thursday's Draft to the Atlanta Hawks, and the Pacers will be sending George Hill to Utah.
While much of the attention at the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade is focused on JR Smith's shirt, or lack thereof, some sneakerheads are more interested in what's on the feet of the Cavs.
The Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade is officially underway and the entire city is out in full force to celebrate the end of their 52-year championship drought. Even those who were supposed to appear in court today have been given a free pass to enjoy the festivities instead.
"If I had to bet and pick a place where Kevin Durant would be next year, I would say Golden State."- ESPN's Chris Broussard. "You are an idiot and you are always wrong."- The internet.
City Of Cleveland Allowing People To Miss Court Dates During Cavaliers' Championship Parade | 8,773 Views
The Cleveland Cavaliers' championship parade, which has been 52 years in the making, is taking place today in downtown Cleveland and anybody who's anybody will be present for the momentous occasion. That includes employees of the Cleveland Municipal Court's facilities, which means people who were supposed to appear in court today are off the hook; temporarily, at least.
The drought is over in Cleveland. The city itself hasn't had a championship team to call their own in 52 years, and the Cavaliers alone had waited 46 long seasons which is the entire existence of the franchise.
On Sunday night at WWE's "Money In The Bank" pay-per-view Roman Reigns lost his championship title and today it has been announced that he'll be forced to serve a 30 day suspension. The WWE superstar announced via twitter that he violated the company's "Wellness Policy" (whatever that means) which will keep him off TV for WWE's much anticipated draft that is taking place on July 19th.
LeBron James' epic chase down block on Andre Iguodala in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, with the game knotted at 89, is simply being billed as "The Block," but it ESPN's Sports Science made it way more complex.
Nike may have inked the #1 pick in the NBA Draft, Ben Simmons, but Adidas locked up five of the top picks including the guy who will likely go #2 to the Lakers, Brandon Ingram. Also joining Ingram and the likes of James Harden, Damian Lillard and Andrew Wiggins, is Kentucky's Jamal Murray, Providence's Kris Dunn, Cal's Jaylen Brown and 7'1 Croatian sensation Dragan Bender.
Ten men and nine women will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's eigth annual "Body Issue", including Dwyane Wade, Conor McGregor, Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and all 325 lbs of Vince Wilfork. D-Wade spoke about what it means to appear in the Body Issue, after growing up as a kid who was afraid to swim without his shirt on.
Zero Dark Thirty-23, or whatever ridiculous name LeBron James gives his annual social media hiatus, has come to an end. LeBron reemerged on instagram last night, clutching and kissing the Larry O'Brien trophy while he talked about how much he missed the beloved championship title.
Zuffa LLC, founded by Dana White and Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, has reportedly accepted a $4.2 billion bid to sell the UFC. To put things in perspective, the trio originally purchased the UFC in 2001 for $2 million from the Semaphore Entertainment Group. From $2 million to $4.2 billion in 15 years. That's quite the ROI.
LeBron James' oldest son, 11-year old LeBron James Jr is on the fast track to greatness and he has already received offers from two of the top college basketball programs in the country.
LeBron James' subtle troll game has been nothing short of amazing in the wake of Cleveland's first championship in over 50 years. His apparel thus far has been the equivalent of posting a triple-double in a Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Today is Skip Bayless' last day working for ESPN and he is going out in a blaze of glory in full troll fashion. He is sending out the hottest takes in the history of heat.
Shortly after the final buzzer sounded, after popping bottles in the visitor's locker room, and after some emotional post-game press conferences the Cleveland Cavaliers boarded a plane... headed straight for Sin City.
Stephen Curry and the Warriors were hearing it from everyone last night after failing to close out the series on their home court, and allowing the Cavs to recover from a 3-1 series deficit. Even Rihanna was trolling the league MVP, taking numerous jabs at Curry via instagram while lauding LeBron's greatness.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are your 2016 NBA champions after holding off the former champs in one of the best games in NBA Finals history. Cleveland became the first team in NBA history come back from a 3-1 NBA Finals deficit in tonight's 93-89 victory- LeBron James was absolutely stellar once again.
The Chicago Bulls are looking to make moves this offseason and one, if not both, of their starting guards could be on the move. Obviously, the Bulls are more inclined to trade Derrick Rose rather than Jimmy Butler but it remains to be seen what kind of market is out there for the former league MVP.