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The negotiations between the San Diego Chargers and their first round pick, Joey Bosa have gotten uglier by the week, culminating in today's damning statement released by the Chargers. The former Ohio State defensive end, who was selected #3 overall by San Diego, has reportedly rejected the Chargers "best offer" and they decided to make an unprecedented public statement about it.
The City of Los Angeles, and the rest of us on social media, are celebrating Kobe Bryant Day today, 8/24. The City Council has officially declared that 8/24, a nod to both numbers that Kobe wore during his 20-year Lakers tenure, will be a day to honor The Black Mamba's accomplishments on the court as well as his philanthropy in youth sports and homelessness in the LA community.
Jamal Crawford Once Lost More Than $100,000 Playing Dice At Michael Jordan's Restaurant | 9,893 Views
According to a recent feature by The Undefeated's Mike Wise, the NBA's greatest Sixth Man ever, Jamal Crawford doesn't have such a hot hand when it comes to dice games. In fact, he once lost over $100,000 over a two day span while slinging dice with some professional gamblers at Michael Jordan's Chicago restaurant, One Sixtyblue.
James Harden's very first signature sneaker, the Adidas Harden 1 will reportedly be releasing in December and although Adidas hasn't officially unveiled the much anticipated kicks- they have already leaked online.
Kwame Brown hasn't played a second of NBA action since 2013 but he has recently signed with a new agency in hopes of getting another crack at his NBA dreams.
Nate Diaz could face a UFC anti-doping policy violation for vaping on the dais following Saturday's brutal fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 202. During the post-fight press conference, Diaz was asked what he was vaping to which he responded:
Today, August 23rd, Kobe Bryant is celebrating his 38th birthday. Tomorrow, August 24th, Kobe Bryant and the rest of Los Angeles will be celebrating "Kobe Bryant Day."
The Olympics have officially come to an end, the United States absolutely dominated across the board, and Paul Wall is celebrating by giving all of the medal-winning U.S. Olympians free gold grills.
Last month the NBA announced that they were pulling the All-Star Game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina's failure to change discriminatory legislation against the LGBT community.
Ryan Lochte has finally released a statement about the ongoing scandal in Brazil in which he claimed he was held at gunpoint and robbed by men posing as Rio police officers. In the statement he says, "Its traumatic to be out late with your friends in a foreign country- with a language barrier- and have a stranger point a gun at you and demand money to let you leave."
Here's where we are in the Ryan Lochte robbery story today: Jimmy Feigen and Ryan Lochte were reportedly charged with false reporting of a crime. The other two men, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, were finally allowed to leave Brazil after speaking with Rio police officials on Thursday afternoon.
Former NFL player Darren Sharper was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison today for drugging and raping as many as 16 women in Louisiana, California, Nevada and Arizona. "They didn't deserve anything being a part of my heinous decisions," he said sobbing. "I still don't know why I lived my life right for 38 years, and then I took this path."
Last night, two U.S.' Olympic swimmers, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, were pulled off a flight by Rio Police as part of an investigation regarding their claims that they were robbed at gunpoint by a group of men posing as cops.
Rio police have detained couple of U.S. swimmers, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, two of the four men who claimed they were held at gunpoint by men posing as police officers earlier this week. The two were onboard a plane about to leave Brazil when they were pulled off the flight by police officers.
Robert Griffin III is currently in the process of getting a divorce from his college sweetheart, Rebecca Liddicoat, but it doesn't look like he's stressing that at all because he went ahead and got his new girl's name tattooed on his forearm. He didn't even wait for the ink to dry on the divorce papers. Hell, he didn't even wait for the papers to be printed.
At 31 years old, LeBron James still has plenty of gas left in the tank but he's already plotting on his next move once he hangs 'em up for good. And just like Michael Jordan, LBJ has big dreams of owning his own NBA team one day. He won't be like the Jerry Jones of the NBA though; LeBron prefers a more hands-off approach.
The Kobe Bryant era in Los Angeles is over, for the most part. While the Black Mamba won't be pulling a Michael Jordan and un-retiring next season, he still plans on being apart of the Lakers organization and has told some players that he'll be there if they need him.
The 2017 NBA season will tip off in a little more than two months and the casinos in Las Vegas have already released some future odds, including which player is most likely to win the MVP award. According to Bovada, OKC's Russell Westbrook is the favorite; listed at +200. Stephen Curry is second at +400 and LeBron is third at +500.
Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas was so exhausted at the end of tonight's 400 meter final that she literally dove/collapsed across the finish line as her legs gave out to win the gold medal in dramatic fashion. Miller's time of 49.44 seconds was just barely enough to edge out the U.S.' Allyson Felix who took the silver with a time of 49.51.
Carolina Panthers stud QB, and reigning NFL MVP, Cam Newton graced the cover of GQ Magazine's September issue and although his flashy style was on full display in the photoshoot, that is not what people are talking about this morning.
Leaked Images Of LeBron James' New Signature Sneaker, The Nike LeBron 14 Have Surfaced | 51,963 Views
Nike has kept their plans for LeBron James' next signature sneaker, the LeBron 14, under wraps for most of the Summer but images have finally leaked.
U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte was among the four Olympians robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in Rio. Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were returning from a party at Club France, the French hospitality house, in the upscale Lagoa neighborhood when a group of men posing as police officers stopped their taxi.
Michael Jordan Linked Up With The Guy Who Went Viral For Wearing Full MJ Gear During Pickup Game | 9,350 Views
One of Michael Jordan's biggest fans got the surprise of a lifetime recently when MJ sent him a care package full of Jordan Brand gear, including the recently released "Tinker Alternate" Air Jordan 7s. Additionally, Jordan sent him a handwritten letter and called to say what's up.
The diving pool at the Rio Olympics was closed this morning because the water is completely green and the entire building smells like farts. This is not a drill, it is just the harsh reality that Olympians are facing.
We all knew it was coming, the only questions were for how long and for how much. Today we got the answers. LeBron James has officially announced that he'll be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers on a three-year deal worth $100 million. The new contract will make him the highest paid player in the NBA for the first time in his career at $31M this upcoming season.
Nike has just debuted the “Unlimited Together” film, celebrating the USA men’s and women’s basketball teams unifying individual strengths in pursuit of a shared goal- the Olympic gold medal. The film is also sountracked by “We the People,” an original track from Chicago's own, Chance the Rapper.
A bus carrying members of the media and volunteers between Olympic venues was shot at last night in Rio, thankfully no one was seriously injured in the attack. According to reports, the bus had just left the Women's basketball game between Japan and Turkey and was headed back to the Media Center in Olympic Park when bullets sprayed the bus, blowing out a window.
Red Sox Cancel Tonight's David Ortiz Bobblehead Giveaway Because The Figurines Were "Racially Insensitive" | 15,569 Views
As part of David Ortiz' season long farewell tour, the Boston Red Sox planned to celebrate him before tonight's game against the Yankees with a Big Papi bobblehead giveaway. However, the Red Sox organization deemed the bobbleheads "racially insensitive" and not appropriate for distribution, so they've scrapped David Ortiz Bobblehead Night altogether.
A few weeks back Adidas and James Harden teased a video of his upcoming, first signature sneaker with the brand and now they've shared another piece of the puzzle- his logo. Aside from this recent unveiling of The Beard's logo, not much else is known about his Adidas signature sneaker except for the fact that they'll be releasing sometime in December.
The Orlando Magic are getting a new uniform for next season, a black "Alternate" joint that looks more like a practice jersey than anything else.