As expected, Houston Rockets star guard James Harden, center, was named the NBA's most valuable player for the 2017-18 season. Harden narrowly edged out Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James for his first ever MVP award.
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Tennis superstar Serena Williams won her 1st grand slam tennis match since giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian in September.
It wasn't the farewell most sports writers predicted as LeBron James put the Cleveland Cavaliers on his back and carried the depleted team to a 4th straight NBA Finals appearance against formidable foes, the Golden State Warriors.
NFL players are now required to stand and "show respect for the flag" per a new policy adopted by the NFL on Wednesday. The new policy was enacted after TV ratings and ticket sales plunged when multiple NFL players refused to stand during the National Anthem last season.
Rapper Drake got into it with Cleveland Cavaliers backup center Kendrick Perkins after his Toronto Raptors lost game 1 in the second round playoffs in overtime, 113-112, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto Tuesday night.
LeBron James rushed to the defense of Turner Sports reporter Allie LaForce after she was attacked on Twitter.com last night. LaForce seemed to blindside the Cavaliers star by asking him about the death of NBA coach Gregg Popovich's wife, following his 46-point performance against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue (circled) got into a heated verbal exchange on the bench during the Cavs loss to the Portland Trailblazers on Thursday. James, who is jokingly referred to as the real coach of the Cavaliers, was seen gesturing to Lue and yelling.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith received a one game-suspension after he reportedly threw a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones following Thursday's shootaround. The soup throwing incident happened prior to the Philadelphia 76ers vs Cavaliers game at the Quicken Loans Arena.
LaVar Ball continues to make enemies within the L.A. Lakers organization, even as he coaches his other sons' Lithuanian team across the pond. LaVar, who coaches his sons LiAngelo and LaMelo in Lithuania, reportedly told Lithuanian media that he will pull his son Lonzo Ball away from the Lakers (and presumably sign him to the Lithuanian team), if the Lakers don't acquire LiAngelo and LaMelo.
Now that his Cleveland Cavaliers are winning again, LeBron James is turning his attention back to President Donald Trump, whom he hates with a passion. During an appearance on UNINTERRUPTED's "Rolling with the Champion" segment, hosted ESPN's Cari Champion, LeBron said President Trump does not "give a f--- about the people."
The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be revamping their roster by trading their aging assets to appease superstar LeBron James, who still has not committed to staying with the team after this season. In all, the Cavs traded away six players in exchange for four players and one draft pick.
At least 3 Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't be on the team plane when the Super Bowl champions Eagles fly to Washington, D.C. to visit the White House.
Malcom Jenkins, Torrey Smith and Chris Long have confirmed they do not plan to visit the White House because President Donald Trump lives there.
Sunday's Super Bowl is the lowest rated since Super Bowl XLIV in 2010. Football fans tuned out in droves rather than watch the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Vince Lombardi trophy in the team's history.
The Eagles upset Tom Brady and the New England Patriots by a score of 41-33 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Some people pat themselves on the back after a job well done. But narcissists like LeBron James pat themselves on the back before they've even accomplished anything.
Why wait until he actually scores his 30,000th point tonight, when he can get the jump on everyone else and be the first to congratulate himself?
LeBron James wrote an uplifting IG post for Shaquille O'Neal's 18-year-old son Shareef O'Neal who failed to make the McDonald's All-American team.
Tucson.com reports that Shareef was left off Tuesday's roster because he's simply not good enough.
"O'Neal is considered a borderline five-star prospect (24/7 ranks him as a four-star prospect while ESPN has him as a five-star)," the newspaper noted.
The Georgia Bulldogs knocked off the Oklahoma Sooners in a thrilling 54-48 double-overtime win at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. on Monday.
Migos rapper Quavo Huncho, center, was in the house to congratulate the Bulldogs, who now face the daunting Alabama Crimson Tide for the mythical national championship.
It's called the "mythical national championship" because there is no playoff system in NCAA college football, therefore the champion didn't beat the best to advance to the title game.
The Seattle Seahawks sat down for the National Anthem prior to the start of their NFC West matchup against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Sunday. The Seahawks left their hearts on the bench prior to their blow out loss to the Rams 42-7.
“We weren’t ready to play, enough,” Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said after the game.
Sports fans are still shaking their heads over the news that NBA hopefuls LaMelo Ball, 16, and LiAngelo Ball, 18, will play for a pro basketball team all the way in Lithuania, a country in Europe.
Bleacherreport.com writer David Pick detailed the meager life awaiting the Ball brothers in an article titled "What Are LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Getting Themselves into in Lithuania?"
Sports dad LaVar Ball is shipping his sons LiAngelo, left, and LaMelo off to Lithunia to play for a pro basketball team. LaVar announced the decision on Instagram.com last night.
"LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are Officially Professional Basketball Players," he wrote under images of his sons signing pro contracts.
Things got ugly on Sunday in the waning minutes of the Seattle Seahawks 30-24 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, which saw multiple players ejected and Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll assessed an unsportsmanlike penalty.
With 10 minutes left in the game, the Seahawks were mounting another comeback after being down 27-10 to the Jaguars.
The Golden State Warriors came away with a 125-115 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, but GSW lost star guard Steph Curry after he rolled his ankle while attempting to steal the ball.
LaMelo Ball, pictured left, and LiAngelo Ball, center, are considering going overseas to play professional basketball after their father, LaVar Ball, right, screwed up their chances of ever playing in the NBA.
LiAngelo Ball is no longer a member of the UCLA Bruins basketball team. In a fit of anger, LiAngelo's unhinged father, LaVar Ball, removed the 18-year-old from the school on Monday.
Gabrielle Union opened a Pandora's box when she revealed her husband Dwyane Wade's kinky proclivities in her new book, We're Going to Need More Wine.
In her book, Union, 45, said she and her husband enjoyed anilingus.
More bad news for the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers. Forward Tristan Thompson is out for 3-4 weeks with a severe calf sprain. Thompson, 26, was injured in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s loss to the Indiana Pacers.
NBA star Dwyane Wade has asked to move to the bench, days after his wife, author and actress Gabrielle Union, revealed he prefers kinky sex.
In an interview with DJ Sway's radio show, Sway In The Morning, Gabrielle, 45, admitted her 35-year-old husband likes to get his salad tossed.
Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome ankle injury during Tuesday's home opener against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hayward, 27, was just 5 minutes into his team debut when he went down.
A transgender athlete's soccer application has been denied on the grounds that he is too physically imposing to compete against biological females.
The Australian Football Women's League rejected Hannah Mouncey's application to register for the 2017 AFLW draft.
Colin Kaepernick, who started the NFL kneeling protests in 2016, filed a grievance against NFL owners for colluding with President Trump to keep him out of a job.
The 29-year-old former San Francisco 49ers quarterback filed a grievance under the league's collective bargaining agreement.