Jordan Brand Gives Kobe Bryant Air Jordan Collection as Retirement Gift

As enters the stretch run of the final season of his 20-year career, the Jordan Brand has come up with an amazing way to honor the Los Angeles Lakers legend. It's a fitting tribute for a player who has had the career the 18-time All-Star has had. During NBA All-Star Weekend on Friday night in Toronto, the Jordan Brand presented Bryant with his own collection of Air Jordans. Each Air Jordan ever...

yesterday, 17:08
Kobe Bryant Contacted Ronda Rousey After Loss to Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey has largely steered clear of the spotlight since her knockout loss to Holly Holm in November, which prompted a slew of public criticism after Rousey she would retire undefeated. Rousey from Donald Trump, Lady Gaga and other public figures—but Los Angeles Lakers icon was not among those who dished hate. Speaking at the NBA All-Star festivities in Toronto, Bryant confirmed he...

yesterday, 22:44
Russell Westbrook Responds to Question About Potentially Playing for Lakers

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar won't hit free agency until the summer of 2017, but that isn't stopping speculation about where his future may lie. Per Anthony Slater of the Oklahoman, Westbrook didn't seem to be in any hurry to announce he'd be leaving the Thunder for the team he grew up rooting for: Rumors and speculation about Westbrook one day joining the Lakers have persisted for a long...

yesterday, 22:34
Rhode Island G Jarvis Garrett Wears Wicked Mask to Protect Jaw Injury

It's not uncommon for basketball players to wear masks on the court to protect facial injuries, but Rhode Island Rams guard Jarvis Garrett has taken the mask game to a whole new level. On Jan. 30 against the St. Joseph's Hawks, Garrett had a tooth knocked out and his jaw broken while playing defense. The sophomore had to miss a game because of the injury but quickly got back into action. Now, he...

yesterday, 16:37
Feature: How Chris Jackson Is Building a Black Literary Movement

One of the publishing industry’s only black editors is transmitting ideas from writers on the margins to the mainstream readers who need to hear them.

today, 3:33
Real Madrid vs. Athletic Bilbao: Winners and Losers from La Liga

Real Madrid moved within one point of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 4-2 victory over visiting Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for the hosts, with James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos adding single strikes. Javier Eraso and Gorka Elustondo found the back of the net for Athletic. The result took Real up to second place at least temporarily, two points ahead of Atletico...

yesterday, 19:03
Peyton Manning Sexual Assault Cover-Up Alleged in New York Daily News Report

Just one week after triumphed in Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos quarterback's reputation has been called into question due to his alleged involvement in a sexual assault during his time at the University of Tennessee. According to of the New York Daily News, in court documents from 2003 that were recently obtained, it was alleged that in 1996, Manning sexually assaulted Dr. Jamie Naughright,...

yesterday, 19:31
LeBron James Comments on Kevin Love Trade Rumors

forward Kevin Love is once again the subject of trade rumors with the 's trade deadline set for Thursday, but isn't buying the notion his teammate will be on the move. When asked about a new rumor that suggests Love could land with the , King James shot it down Saturday, according to Chris Haynes of The rumor was first reported by of the New York Daily News, who laid out a...

yesterday, 19:44
Gianluigi Buffon Voted Greatest-Ever Goalkeeper by France Football Magazine

and Italy legend has been voted football's greatest-ever goalkeeper by readers of France Football (via ).The legendary stopper collected an overwhelming 44 percent of the vote, putting him comfortably ahead of second-placed Fabien Barthez on 17 percent.Lev Yashin and Oliver Kahn each received 7 percent, with Iker Casillas and Manuel Neuer coming joint third with 6 percent each.But none came...

yesterday, 15:03
Luis Suarez Names Gabriel Batistuta as the Player He Most Admired Growing Up

Barcelona striker was reunited with former team-mate Jamie Carragher this week, as the two sat down to discuss the highs and lows of the Uruguayan's career so far in an interview for .Among the questions on life at Barcelona and his hopes for the future, Carragher asked Suarez to name the one player he admired most of all as a youngster."Gabriel Batistuta," was Suarez's instant...

yesterday, 14:39