Kobe Bryant to Retire: Takeaways from Lakers Star's Press Conference

Sunday night was emotional for superstar as he stepped onto the floor at Staples Center for the first time since announcing this is his final season. While Bryant's retirement had been a constant source of speculation since Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak on SiriusXM NBA Radio in May, the five-time NBA champion made the move official in a first-person article for the Players'...

today, 8:16
Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Ridiculous Diving 1-Handed TD Catch vs. Washington

Odell Beckham Jr. has done it again.With his team needing a clutch play, the New York Giants wideout broke into his bag of tricks and came up with a crucial touchdown grab late in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins on Sunday.On 3rd-and-2 from the Washington 21-yard line, Giants quarterback Eli Manning took a shot to the end zone with Beckham. That's when Beckham did what he does...

yesterday, 23:04
Kobe Bryant to Retire After 2015-16 Season: Latest Comments and Reaction

We've seen retirement press conferences. We've seen retirement open letters. We've seen retirement tweets. On Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers guard gave us a first: a retirement poem. In a piece posted on , Bryant wrote a poem titled "Dear Basketball," which announces the future Hall of Famer's intention to retire after the 2015-16 season: You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dreamAnd...

today, 2:00
Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement

The Los Angeles Lakers star announced Sunday on The Players’ Tribune website that he will retire after this season, his 20th in the N.B.A.

today, 3:37
Cavaliers Reportedly Banned Team from Using Hoverboards at Quicken Loans Arena

The aren't a franchise lacking fun and entertainment right now, owning the Eastern Conference's best record entering Sunday, but one thing the team isn't high on is the use of hoverboards by its players around Quicken Loans Arena. According to of Cleveland.com, the team has banned the motorized scooters from the arena following a club meeting. If you recall, during last year's NBA Finals...

today, 0:35
Liverpool Transfer News: Borussia Dortmund Double Deal, Jack Butland Rumours

Latest rumours have linked manager Jurgen Klopp with a recruitment drive aimed at former club , and both Mats Hummels and Marco Reus are reported to be on his radar this winter. That's according to the Daily Star on Sunday, with both players said to cost a combined £56 million if the Black and Yellows were to consider selling the pair (h/t ). Klopp developed strong bonds with both players over...

yesterday, 22:30
Two-Thirds of Americans Want U.S. to Join Climate Change Pact

The stark partisan divide on environmental policy will still make it difficult for President Obama and his successors to put in place energy and climate policies.

today, 14:09
Dwight Howard on If He Learned Anything from Kobe Bryant: 'Next Question'

The basketball world had itself a love-fest for on Sunday night. Everyone except took part in it. After the Mamba announced that the 2015-16 season would be his last through the , Howard was asked about Bryant following the Houston Rockets’ victory over the New York Knicks. The big man, who clashed with Bryant during his rocky 2012-13 campaign in Los Angeles, wasn’t feeling too...

today, 6:14
Raptors Mascot Jabs Cavaliers by Putting Police Tape Around Dancers

Earlier in the week, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers stumbled into a peculiar spot—surrounded by an army of Toronto Raptors dancers:On Sunday against the Phoenix Suns, the Raptors were ready.Toronto’s mascot strolled around the squad with police tape, playfully jabbing Cleveland over the strange occurrence in the previous showdown. [, ]Read more news on BleacherReport.com

today, 3:47
Neymar Comments on Ballon d'Or 2015, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and More

Barcelona forward Neymar has claimed he deserves to be included on the final three-man shortlist for the Ballon d’Or award alongside his team-mates and , which would mean the current holder, ’s Cristiano Ronaldo, would miss out. The Brazilian has been part of a remarkable attacking trident alongside the aforementioned pair, with all three scoring a staggering number of goals in 2015. Neymar...

today, 12:12