Kobe Bryant Gifts Paul George Pair of Shoes After Pacers Edge Lakers

might have ruled out on-court gift presentations for his farewell tour, but he never laid any ground rules for giving gifts.The Black Mamba gave a pair of shoes to after the edged the , 89-87, Monday night, Bryant's final game in at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. George thanked him it with a hug.[Twitter]Read more news on BleacherReport.com

today, 6:58
Marshawn Lynch Leaves Lasting Legacy of Iconic Runs, Eccentricity and Greatness

fans will never forget the day running back made the earth move. It will stand as the preeminent play from a potential Hall of Fame-worthy career. On a Saturday afternoon five years ago in Seattle, Lynch took a handoff from quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and ran 17 Power. "With Power, you're running straight downhill," the running back reflected, . "You know where we comin', and...

yesterday, 23:39
Peyton Manning Comments on Cam Newton After Super Bowl 50 Win vs. Panthers Peyton Manning Comments on Cam Newton After Super Bowl 50 Win vs. Panthers

has fielded a slew of criticism for his quick departure from his media session following the Carolina Panthers’ loss in 50 on Sunday. However, said Monday on the Today Show that the newly anointed MVP was “extremely humble” in defeat (h/t of CBS Sports). Some have made jabs at Newton for his brazen attitude, claiming he didn't handle the loss with class. of Fox Sports even referred...

today, 0:40
Russell Westbrook Reportedly Will Consider Signing with New York Knicks in 2017

The are in desperate need of a quality point guard in order to become contenders in the Eastern Conference, and a new report suggests they could land one of the best in the during the 2017 offseason. According to of The Vertical, superstar is a realistic option for the Knicks once his contract reaches its conclusion: The Knicks have a real chance to sell Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook in...

today, 14:32
Rajon Rondo Reveals Kings Players Skipped Shootaround Before Game vs. Cavaliers

The lost to the on Monday in blowout fashion, 120-100, but that was the least of the organization's worries. Point guard didn’t seem particularly shocked his team lost, considering he said, per of the Sacramento Bee, “With optional shootarounds it’s tough. ... When three or four guys show up for shootaround this morning, how can you expect to win?” This is just another setback for the...

today, 5:45
NFL Bans Players Convicted of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence from Combine NFL Bans Players Convicted of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence from Combine

The informed teams of a policy change for the NFL Scouting Combine "in a memo from the NFL's executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent late last month," per of USA Today. Jones provided the details Monday: "The NFL will no longer allow players with convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapons offenses to attend the annual scouting combine in...

today, 7:42
LeBron James Comments on Kobe Bryant's Final Season, Matchup vs. Lakers

Count as a fan. As teams around the honor the Los Angeles Lakers great during his farewell tour, even a four-time MVP such as James can be in awe of what the third-leading scorer in NBA history has done for the game, per of ESPN.com: Anytime I even watch his games, even when I'm not playing him, it's always, like, very emotional just knowing it's his last hurrah. And he's done so much, not...

today, 9:16
Why Juan Mata Is Finally Coming into His Own at Manchester United

Up until a few weeks ago, was in a really poor run of form and his career—which has never quite caught fire—looked to have stalled again. He was benched for three successive games, only appearing as a substitute against , and . Much as they have for the whole side, though, things have taken a turn for the better for Mata since Louis van Gaal re-jigged his team and put the former man in...

today, 10:00
Barcelona Transfer News: Marc Bartra Considering Exit, Latest Arda Turan Rumours

Marc Bartra is "giving serious consideration" to his Barcelona future due to his lack of playing time, and he could be set to depart in the summer if his situation doesn't improve. According to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo (h/t ), the Spaniard's €25 million buyout clause will be virtually halved if he remains unable to rack up serious minutes on the pitch, though "a loan with...

today, 15:29
Michael Jordan's Rep Comments on NBA Legend's Feelings of 'Crying' Meme

legend doesn't mind the popular crying meme that's become a mainstay during just about every major sporting event. His representatives are watching to make sure nobody tries to profit off the picture, though. passed along comments from one of Jordan's reps, who said MJ is cool with it since "everyone seems to be having fun with the meme." They are still keeping tabs on the situation...

today, 16:50