The first-round series between the Rockets and Thunder is already plenty spicy on the court, and it’s only getting more contentious thanks to the involvement of both teams’ ownership groups. This weekend, the NBA said it was looking into a postgame incident between Patrick Beverley and the son of Thunder minority…
The Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors last night, 128-105, although practically speaking, Game 4 was over after the first five minutes. Though the Blazers got rocked, they lost to the most dominant team in basketball. It was a bit of a down season, but Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum are…
A three-foot continental giant rabbit named Simon allegedly died in the cargo hold while traveling on a United Airlines flight from London’s Heathrow Airport to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport—the same airport where a United passenger was violently dragged off of an overbooked flight earlier this month.
Houston Astros right fielder Teoscar Hernandez and second baseman Jose Altuve took each other out while chasing down a fly ball to shallow right field in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians tonight.
Man Kaur of Chandigarh, India is a star athlete. The 101-year-old woman has won over 20 medals at various Masters Games competitions in the eight years since she took up track and field. It helps that she runs unopposed at many of those events, but can you really hold a centenarian’s rare longevity against them?
Airlines who force passengers to check their bags at the gate should pay out an automatic $500 to those affected. Since that’s not the case, we have another option.
The MLS players’ union, as it does every year, released the salaries for all of its current players today. Former Real Madrid legend and Orlando City SC midfielder Kaka once again topped the list for highest paid players with $7.17 million in guaranteed compensation. Just behind him is Toronto FC’s Italian star…
The NBA playoffs’ best and most versatile GIF has been validated by Kevin Durant, one of its co-stars, according to a recent episode of Still KD. It’s a funny, slightly surreal little reminder of how celebrities can turn around and delight in their own cultural influence, relishing the memes they leave in their wake.
Wideout Martavis Bryant has been “conditionally” reinstated by the NFL after serving a 13-month suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, the Steelers announced.
Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno de Souza—who signed for second tier club Boa Esporte last month—will return to prison to serve his 22-year sentence for organizing the torture and murder of his ex-girlfriend, Globo reports. The Brazilian Superior Federal Tribunal (the Brazilian equivalent of the Supreme Court) voted 3-1 to…
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The best piece of basketball writing you will read today is by Dion Waiters at The Players’ Tribune.
According to multiple reports, the ownership group led by Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush has submitted the winning bid to purchase the Miami Marlins from disgusting rich person Jeffrey Loria.
Blizzard has announced Overwatch’s D.Va will join Heroes of the Storm, and she’ll be a Warrior class. Here’s the new cinematic featuring D.Va fighting alongside fellow Overwatch fighter Genji. Both appear as part of the Heroes of the Storm 2.0 update rolling out today and tomorrow.
How will women’s tennis welcome back Maria Sharapova—formerly its richest star, if not its most successful—after her 15-month ban for breaking its doping rules, however absurd those might be? Her return was bound to be messy. Because all of Sharapova’s ranking points dissolved during her absence from the tour, she’s…
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