Showing posts with label Sports. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sports. Show all posts

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Kyrie Irving Traded to Dallas Mavericks


Kyrie Irving previously requested that he be traded from the Brooklyn Nets ahead of the trade deadline. While there were a few teams interested, it was unknown where he would head for certain. The Brooklyn Nets reportedly offered Irving a contract extension but were turned down, as he was “vehemently against any stipulations in an extension.” Now, it has been reported that the point guard was traded to the Dallas Mavericks

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Ohio State Buckeyes Opens Big Ten With Warm Welcome Against Notre Dame


Ohio State's 21-10 win over Notre Dame on Saturday wasn't pretty. It took almost the entire game, but the Ohio State football team was able to do it. A strong defensive effort and two big plays by Xavier Johnson lifted Ohio State to a 21-10 season-opening victory.

Monday, July 18, 2022

Times Michael Jordan Showed Out on His Opponents

Michael Jordan is possibly the greatest basketball player ever, he owns his own basketball team, and his line of shoes is the most coveted in the world.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Watch the 1987 All Star Game


The 37th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 8, 1987, at Seattle's Kingdome. The Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Eastern Conference and defending NBA champion Boston Celtics 4 games to 2.

Friday, June 3, 2022

LeBron James Becomes 1st Active NBA Billionaire


LeBron James just became the first active NBA player to reach billionaire status while still playing. It was reported by Forbes that James' net worth surpassed the $1 billion mark after he earned $121.2 million in 2021.

The Akron, OH native has amassed immense wealth during his nearly two-decade playing career that has opened up many more opportunities off the court. LeBron has tallied $385 million in on-court earnings in addition to $900 million in off the court ventures. 

Monday, May 9, 2022

Magic Johnson Ask L.A. Lakers To Not Trade LeBron James


Magic Johnson who won 5 titles with the Lakers during his career out in L.A. this week, and asked him if the Lake Show should trade its 37-year-old superstar after the team missed the playoffs this season. Magic told us absolutely not saying he wants LeBron James in the purple and gold "for a long time. 

The idea of jettisoning James, who averaged 30.3 points per game in his nineteenth season, has recently been floated by disgruntled Lakers fans and some media personalities who think the haul LeBron James could get in a trade would make the team immediately better. 

Friday, March 18, 2022

Amari Cooper Traded to the Cleveland Browns


The Browns have acquired four-time Pro Bowler WR Amari Cooper in a trade Wednesday with the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for their 2022 fifth-round pick and a swapping of 2022 sixth-round picks.

Cooper, a seven-year veteran, has totaled 7,076 receiving yards, 517 receptions and 46 touchdowns since he was drafted out of Alabama with the fourth overall pick of the 2015 draft. He was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 and has scored six or more touchdowns in five seasons in the league.

Deshaun Watson Traded to the Cleveland Browns


In one of the most shocking transactions of the NFL offseason so far, the Cleveland Browns have acquired Deshaun Watson from the Houston Texans less than 24 hours after being informed by the quarterback that they were out of the running for his services.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Tiger Woods Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame


Tiger Woods was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday evening, and was escorted into the hall by his daughter, Sam, who gave a moving speech as the induction presenter for the 82-time PGA TOUR winner and 15-time major champion. Fellow generational athletes like as Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Michael Phelps, Jerry Rice, Annika Sorenstam, and Jack Nicklaus spoke about Woods’ legacy as one of the greatest sports figures of all time during the live induction ceremony transmission.

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Will Tom Brady Retire This Year?


Tom Brady has made waves as a quarterback, with the player showing his skills on numerous teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now, news has surfaced noting that Brady is retiring after spending 22 seasons in the NFL.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Steph Curry Breaks NBA's Record


Steph Curry was already widely regarded as the greatest shooter in NBA history before he captured the all-time record for 3PTers made. On Tuesday, he cemented his legacy as the league's premier marksman in front of the three shooters that paved the way for him: Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, and Dell Curry. 

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Michael Jordan Tops List of Highest-Paid Athletes


Sportico released its list for the Top 25 highest-paid athletes of all time on Friday. The names on the list were a who's who of modern sports lore, headlined by Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Barack Obama Joins NBA Africa


Former President Barack Obama has plans to take the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) presence in Africa to the next level.

According to an announcement from the NBA, Obama is officially a minority owner and strategic partner in NBA Africa’s business, where he hopes to advance the league’s social responsibility efforts across the continent.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Russell Westbrook Traded To The Los Angeles Lakers


Westbrook will now form an impressive Big Three with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. In exchange, the Lakers shipped out Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The teams also exchanged draft picks as the Lakers since this year’s No. 22 and received the 2024 and 2028 second-round picks from The Wizards.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Scottie Pippen Sickest Dunk Compilation


No matter how well he played or how important he was to the team, Scottie Pippen was underappreciated because of his status on the Bulls. Even as Chicago's No. 2 Pippen averaged over 16 points, Jordan would get most of the credit.

Is Scottie Pippen Throwing Shade At Michael Jordan?


Scottie Pippen is preparing to tell his side of the story following his dissatisfaction with Michael Jordan's docu-series, The Last Dance. In an Instagram post promoting his upcoming memoir, UNGUARDED, the six-time NBA champion claimed he would tell "stories I've kept to myself for years."

Monday, May 31, 2021

Greatest Michael Jordan Fights


The 'Greatest Michael Jordan Fights of All Time' includes fights with Danny Ainge, John Starks, Reggie Miller, Byron Irving, Dennis Rodman and Glen Rice! The video shows videos of Michael Jordan getting annoyed at players, sometimes resulting in an ejection.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

The First Black Female NFL Referee


Maia Chaka made NFL history as the first Black woman to be named an official referee by the league.

The TODAY Show reported that the Virginia Beach-based phys-ed and health teacher has trained with the football league since 2014. She was overjoyed to hear that her hard and effort landed her the job.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

LeBron Becomes Part Owner of Red Sox


LeBron James has joined Fenway Sports Group as a partner, making him a part-owner of the Boston Red Sox, according to the Boston Globe. Maverick Carter, LeBron's longtime friend and business partner, also joined LeBron in the deal. Additionally, FSG is also taking a $750 million investment from RedBird Capital Partners.

LeBron already had a stake in the English soccer team Liverpool Football Club, whose majority owner is Fenway Sports Group. FSG is led by billionaire John Henry, and also includes the NESN cable channel, a marketing arm, a real estate firm, and Roush Fenway Racing. Henry, who is also the owner of the Boston Globe, will retain control of FSG with Tom Werner as chairman and Michael Gordon as president.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Brodie Wagenen Named Chief Operating Officer of Roc Nation Sports


Former Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is joining Jay-Z's  Sports as the company's chief operating officer, Van Wagenen announced.

Van Wagenen worked with Roc Nation when he was the co-head of Creative Arts Agency's baseball division. Van Wagenen took the Mets job in October 2018 and left the agency.

"We believed in the vision Jay and [Juan Perez] had back in 2013," Van Wagenen told ESPN's Jeff Passan. "We've stayed in constant contact with them. It was a natural homecoming."

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