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  • Did the Cavs Bench Tristan Thompson Because He Allegedly Cheated on Pregnant Girlfriend Khloé Kardashian? April 19, 2018
    The Cleveland Cavaliers levelled the series against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, but Tristan Thompson did not see a minute of the action. The 27-year-old remained on the bench throughout the game, as LeBron James’ 46 points guided the Cavs to a much-needed 100-97 win, with the series now heading to Indiana at 1-1. […]
  • LeBron once again has to carry this team April 19, 2018
    The Cavs superstar did everything in his power to push Cleveland past Indiana, yet it was barely enough. And that could prove to be a problem.
  • Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell takes over vs. Thunder, breaks Michael Jordan playoff record April 19, 2018
    LeBron James got off to a scorching start in Game 2 to help the Cavaliers beat the Pacers, but he insists he wasn't trying to be overly assertive. Long before Utah Jazz rookie guard Donovan Mitchell was trying to poster-ize the Oklahoma City Thunder stars in the first round of these NBA playoffs, he was […]
  • Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dies at 67 April 19, 2018
    Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, has died, the team announced Wednesday evening. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed her death in a team statement. Further details were not immediately available. "We mourn the loss of Erin," Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a team statement. "She was […]
  • Sports world reacts to LeBron James' first quarter April 19, 2018
    , USA TODAY Sports Published 8:03 p.m. ET April 18, 2018 LeBron James decided that the Cavaliers were not going to lose ever again and scored 20 points in the first quarter of Wednesday's playoff game. All of the Pacers, in that same amount of time, scored 18 points.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo saves Madrid draw with blind heel goal April 18, 2018
    April 18 (UPI) -- Cristiano Ronaldo scored on a no-look heeled flick to help Real Madrid tie Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash Wednesday at Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain. The leading scorer in the 2018 UEFA Champions League saved one of his best goals of the season for the 87th minute of the […]
  • Red Sox' refusal to trade Mookie Betts for Giancarlo Stanton, or anyone, only looks better April 18, 2018
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Giancarlo Stanton strikes out in his sleep while Mookie Betts has been the best hitter in baseball. On Wednesday, of all days, there's absolutely no one in Red Sox camp who's going to look back with regret on the little bit of history revealed by a former Marlins executive. David Samson, former president of the […]
  • Georgia arrived on the national scene in 2017, and isn't going anywhere in 2018 April 18, 2018
    Georgia was one blown coverage, one offsides call on a critical punt or one big play away from the ultimate glory in 2017 under second-year coach Kirby Smart. With the national title within his grasp -- what would have been the first national title for the program since 1980 slipped out of his his grasp […]
  • Tomas Tatar the latest Detroit Red Wings castoff to disappoint elsewhere April 18, 2018
    The Detroit Red Wings look like early winners in the Tomas Tatar trade. Tatar has joined the list of Wings players who have not performed as expected after leaving Detroit. The Vegas Golden Knights wrote another chapter in their delightful story on Wednesday when the expansion franchise advanced to Round 2 of the Stanley Cup […]
  • Jabari Parker’s jealous Bucks end could be nearing April 18, 2018
    Jabari Parker is sinking the Bucks on the court — and that may not even be the team’s biggest hangup. Beyond Parker’s disastrous start to the playoffs, the Bucks seem to just about have had it with his attitude, which apparently includes a jealousy of franchise star Giannis Antetokounmpo. After the Bucks’ 120-106 blowout loss to […]
  • Pacquiao clarifies his split with trainer Roach is not final April 18, 2018
    Manny Pacquiao hasn't entirely turned his back on a 16-year working relationship with trainer Freddie Roach. The eight-division world champion said he will be trained by Restituto ''Buboy'' Fernandez and Raides ''Nonoy'' Neri for his fight against Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) for the World Boxing Association welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July […]
  • Statistical reminder that Playoff Rondo is a thing April 18, 2018
    The New Orleans Pelicans just took two playoff games on the road from the Portland Trail Blazers thanks to some stellar play from Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. But it's Rajon Rondo who's been the X-factor for the Pels. He dished 17 dimes in Game 1 and was one assist from a triple-double on Tuesday […]
  • Matt Nagy praises Kevin White after first day of Bears minicamp April 18, 2018
    The Chicago Bears kicked off their first voluntary minicamp under coach Matt Nagy Tuesday. The excitement over the new era of Bears football is undeniable. One player with a lot to prove this offseason is wide receiver Kevin White, who after joining the Bears as a first-round pick in 2015, is trying to stay healthy […]
  • Why Kawhi Leonard's Future Could Hit LeBron's Free Agency Plans April 18, 2018
    The future of LeBron James has been subject of speculation since the season began and it could now be directly linked to that of Kawhi Leonard. The three-time NBA champion is widely expected to opt out of his final year with the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer to explore his options in the market and there […]
  • Extortion, Warriors chaos: Behind Knicks’ Mark Jackson red flags April 18, 2018
    If Knicks brass has read “Betaball,’’ there are enough red flags about coaching candidate Mark Jackson to stop a NASCAR race. The recently released book detailing the making of the Warriors dynasty painted a bleak picture of Jackson being too resistant to analytics, mismanaging his coaching staff, making an ill-timed, anti-gay remark and harboring a […]
  • 2018 NFL Draft First Round Mock (With Trades) April 18, 2018
    Alert the townsfolk and grab the pitchforks, there’s 8 days left until the 2018 NFL Draft and I’ve got a mock draft that is sure to anger everybody. I’ve got full confidence that this is exactly how things will unfold on April 26th, so join me in a journey to the future. For full context, […]
  • Possible moves the Warriors could make this offseason April 18, 2018
    Last week, Patrick Murray wrote about how the 2018 NBA Playoffs could dictate what the Golden State Warriors do this offseason as well as the implications of Quinn Cook’s new contract. As Patrick notes, if something goes awry, and the Warriors fall severely short in the playoffs, I wouldn’t put it past GM Bob Myers […]
  • Charlotte Hornets continue to tap into UNC for talent April 18, 2018
    The Charlotte Hornets have developed a reputation for, uh, having an affinity for former North Carolina Tar Heels. Ever since they were reincarnated as the Charlotte Bobcats, a strong pipeline of former UNC players have moved through the Queen City. In their inaugural 2005 draft they quickly pounced on NCAA champions and in-state heroes Raymond […]
  • Calipari comments on Wenyen Gabriel’s NBA decision April 18, 2018
    Another day, another player declaring for the NBA Draft. This time, it’s Wenyen Gabriel, who announced his decision to enter the draft on Wednesday. However, Gabriel will not hire an agent right away, so it’s possible he returns to UK for his junior season. Right after Gabriel made the announcement, head coach John Calipari released […]
  • Rumor Roundup: Brock Lesnar deal, Rusev situation, Greatest Royal Rumble, more! April 18, 2018
    Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill. Important reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has […]

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