Controversy continues to swirl around rapper Jay-Z's lucrative partnership deal with the National Football League (NFL) for halftime entertainment consolation and social justice causes. Many say Jay-Z - a former drug dealer - sold out free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a quick buck.
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LeBron James had a very difficult time finding current NBA stars to participate in Space Jam 2, the sequel to Michael Jordan's blockbuster animated film Space Jam (1995).
Janelle Monáe won the Best Dressed celebrity award on day one at the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championships on Monday, July 01, in London, England. The 33-year-old singer was in attendance as 15-year-old Cori Gauff stunned veteran tennis player Venus Williams.
NBA star Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, April 10.
At Wade's final home game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Miami's American Airlines Arena on Tuesday, he posed for a family portrait with his wife, Gabrielle Union, his nephew, Dahveon Morris, and children, Kaavia James Union Wade, Zion Wade, 11, Zaire Wade, 17, and Xavier Wade, 5, whom Wade fathered with a fan in California.
New Orleans Saints fans are still fuming over the no call in the 4th quarter of the NFC championship game that resulted in the L.A. Rams going to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Saints ticket-holders filed a lawsuit against the NFL to force both teams to replay part of the 4th quarter.
Gladys Knight did not bite her tongue when asked about Colin Kaepernick's ongoing National Anthem protest. Gladys agreed to sing the National Anthem before the start of the Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Feb. 3.
Soul legend Gladys Knight has agreed to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3. The NFL announced Thursday that the 74-year-old singer will perform at the Super Bowl.
Naomi Osaka's dominance over Serena Williams in the women's finals at the 2018 U.S. Open is reaping huge financial rewards for the star from Japan. Adidas ripped up Naomi's old contract and rewarded her with a $10 million per year deal!
Rapper Kevin Gates called out activist Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games in 2016. Kevin, who is pictured with wife Dreka Haynes in June, is best known for his mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2.
Jemele Hill's career as a sports blogger for ESPN is apparently over. Hill's contract will be terminated in September, according to media reporter James Miller.
A new French Open policy bans curve-fitting catsuits like the one tennis champion Serena Williams has made infamous during the championship at Roland Garros Stadium.
The French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli announced the new policy banning the skintight tennis outfit worn by the world's most dominating female tennis player.
Victor Cruz is just like you. The former NY Giants wide receiver started his first day on a 9-5 job at ESPN after retiring from the NFL earlier this week.
Nicole Hoopz Alexander, left, and Farrah Abraham are pictured at a press conference at Mcgettigan's in New York City to promote their upcoming Celebrity Boxing match to raise awareness about bullying.
President Trump renewed his criticism of NFL players who protested the national anthem during the start of the 2018 NFL preseason on Thursday. Two Miami Dolphins players kneeled during the playing of the anthem, while a 3rd player raised a gloved fist before the start of the Dolphins vs Tampa Bay Bucs game in Miami.
Rapper The Game lashed out at Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott for saying NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem were disrespectful.
Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin and members of the U.S.A. men's basketball team attended Media Day after practice at the Mendenhall Center on UNLV campus in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, July 27.
LaVar Ball is not a happy man these days. The egocentric sports dad, whose 3 sons are among the most talked-about athletes in sports, has run out of time.
Power couple Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'Oir were among the celebrities in attendance as the Philadelphia 76ers lost game 2 to the red hot Boston Celtics in the 2nd round of the NBA playoff game in Boston on Thursday.
Power couple Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are "fully back together" after the NBA star moved back into his Ohio home according to an Us Weekly exclusive.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding is only 43 days away! Anticipation is building in the UK and around the world as the royal wedding planners go over the final details before the big day. But Meghan is already looking past her wedding day. Remember, she was married once before (been there, done that).
Iranian soccer officials are accused of taking advantage of a sports policy allowing biological men to play on women's teams if they believe they are women trapped in men's bodies. The International Olympic Committee announced a policy allowing men to participate in Olympic events without undergoing sex change procedures.
Rapper Quavo's “Huncho Day Flag Football Game" took place on Easter Sunday at his former high school Berkmar in Lilburn, Georgia.
Quavo was the starting quarterback on his high school football team, and rumor has it that the Atlanta Falcons sent a scout to the game to check out Quavo's skills.
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The chances of Steph Curry and Sean Combs buying the Carolina Panthers are zero to none. The Panthers' record $2.5 billion asking price tag is too much for billionaire Michael Rubin and minority investors, including entertainment mogul Sean Combs and NBA star Stephen Curry to afford.
Rowdy Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrated the team's first ever Super Bowl win by destroying property, overturning cars, and setting fires in the Center City area after the Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 in Minneapolis on Sunday.
Outspoken ESPN sports anchor Jemele Hill has been booted from her high-profile gig at ESPN's SportsCenter 'The 6'.
The news comes after the 41-year-old sports anchor was suspended by ESPN in October for badmouthing President Donald Trump and for urging her Twitter.com followers to boycott Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' sponsors.
Colin Kaepernick was presented with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award during Sports Illustrated's 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Awards at the Barclays Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Beyonce Knowles, 38, surprised everyone when she sauntered onstage wearing a barely-there sequined black mini dress which showed off her thick shimmering thighs.
Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday.
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair sparked outrage when he referred to kneeling NFL players as "inmates running the prison".
McNair reportedly said “We can’t have the inmates running the prison," during a closed door team owners meeting last week, according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines.
A group of TV network executives are considering whether to cancel the remaining 10 Thursday Night Football games amid ongoing protests that led to plummeting ratings.
The network execs came up with a plan to cancel the remaining Thursday Night Football games..
Actor and comedian Michael Rapaport finally came clean about why he hates LeBron James' guts. The 47-year-old father-of-2 said he's no longer a LeBron fan after the NBA superstar dissed his two sons, Julian and Maceo several years ago.