Venus Williams defeated British tennis star Johanna Konta to advance to the Wimbledon women’s tennis final on Thursday. Williams won in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 on Centre Court at the All England Club in London, England.
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NBA legend Michael Jordan sent a heartfelt note to 2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook. The short note was Jordan’s way of congratulating the 28-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder star on winning his first NBA MVP Award. Read the note after the break.
While hip hop stars Nicki Minaj and 2 Chainz performed at the NBA’s first ever NBA awards in NYC, LaVar Ball upstaged the awards show from across the country on Monday.
The 48-year-old retired football player proved he is a master at promotion as he stripped off his shirt to take on wrestler The Miz at WWE Raw at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
As expected, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the #2 pick in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday. Lonzo posed on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver.
The 19-year-old 6’6” point guard averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 assists and 6 rebounds per game in his lone season at UCLA. He also set a single-season record with 274 assists.
For weeks there were rumors about an upcoming round of layoffs at ESPN. The sports network is bleeding cable subscribers due to its radical leftwing agenda that rubbed mostly conservative sports fans the wrong way.
ESPN’s layoffs were expected to bring surprises, as anchors and field personnel alike sweat bullets wondering whose head was on the chopping block.
The Golden State Warriors plan to sign controversial free agent Matt Barnes in the wake of Kevin Durant’s devastating knee injury on Tuesday. Durant, 28, will miss the rest of the regular season with what the team doctor is calling a hyperextended knee.
Yesterday, LeBron James responded to NBA veteran Charles Barkley, who said he whined too much — especially after his Cleveland Cavaliers go on a losing streak. Barkley was on point; LeBron whines too much when the Cavs lose.
Serena Williams‘s seemingly easy straight set victory (6-4, 6-4) over big sister Venus Williams at the Australian Open gave her back her No. 1 ranking.
But most importantly, the Australian Open title gives Serena 23 Grand Slam singles titles — breaking a tie with Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the Open-era.
Robert Bobroczky could be the tallest NBA player in history. Bobroczky is a 7-foot-7 high school basketball player from Romania who is getting a lot of attention in the U.S.
Bobroczky, who is nicknamed “Big Rob”, has a smooth jump shot and hits 3s from any spot on the court. But the 16-year-old impresses off the court as well.
The hapless Green Bay Packers didn’t stand a chance against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons’ swarming defense. The Falcons trounced the Packers 44-21 to win the NFC championship at the Georgia Dome on Sunday.