NBPA's Michele Roberts Defends LeBron James, Calls Laura Ingraham Intolerant

continues to get support from the after tackling political and social views this past week. The Cleveland Cavaliers star was told to "shut up and dribble" by Fox News host Laura Ingraham (via ), but NBPA executive director Michele Roberts defended James on Sunday. "Between LeBron’s 40 million followers and Durant's 17 million followers on Twitter, Laura Ingraham has now...

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NBA All-Star Game 2018: Format, TV Schedule, Live Stream, Rosters and Prediction

The NBA All-Star Game will have a much different look this year. The traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference format has been scrapped in favor of a playground-style game in which two captains pick sides. Those captains are Golden State Warriors point guard and Cleveland Cavaliers forward , who were given a pool of players to choose from for their respective teams (named Team...

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NHL Trade Rumors: Examining Latest Reports as 2018 Deadline Approaches

The 2018 trade deadline, which is scheduled for Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. ET, should create a nice market for sellers, with a limited number of teams having already faded from playoff contention. A majority of front offices will probably be seeking to add a piece or two to help put them over the top in their respective divisional or wild-card races. Buyers may include the expansion Vegas Golden Knights,...

yesterday, 15:00
Daytona 500 Schedule 2018: TV Coverage, Live Stream for Great American Race

The 60th will take place in Florida on Sunday, with 2017 winner Kurt Busch among the drivers involved. Alex Bowman will be on pole when the race gets underway at the Daytona international speedway. Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott will also be strong contenders to win the first race of the 2018 Cup Series. Here are the schedule and viewing details for the big race: Date: Sunday, February...

yesterday, 15:00
Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Where Win Ranks All Time

No player is hotter than Utah Jazz rookie shooting guard Donovan Mitchell. Not only is Mitchell the leader of a Jazz team that won 11 straight games leading into the All-Star break, but he also won the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest with a strong all-around performance at Staples Center in Los Angeles Saturday night. Mitchell scored 98 points out of a possible 100 in both the first and second rounds. He...

yesterday, 15:00
DeMar DeRozan's Evolution Has Revolutionized Raptors' Outlook

had his first conversation with when he attended his basketball camp as a high schooler. DeRozan idolized Bryant growing up, and wanted to learn about how to be a great basketball player. Bryant obliged, telling him about the importance of preparation, to train your body and mind to be ready for every challenge on the floor. "At the time," DeRozan told B/R, "I had no...

yesterday, 15:33
Devin Booker Sets NBA 3-Point Contest Record with 28 Points in Final Round

Fact: Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker notched 28 points in the final round of the 's Three-Point Contest Saturday, setting a record for most points in a single round. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Read more news on BleacherReport.com

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Kobe Bryant Says Favorite Moment with Shaq Was Mooning Fans on Lakers' Team Bus

and won three championships together during their time with the , but one moment from the 2002 Western Conference Finals against the stood out for Kobe. He said during a Players Only interview with O'Neal that aired Saturday on TNT his favorite moment with the center was after Game 7 of the series when the Lakers were leaving ARCO Arena as Western Conference champions. O'Neal said some of the...

yesterday, 15:46
Tom Brady's Family Version of Super Bowl LI Ring Sells for Record $344,927

A ring that belonged to a family member of quarterback sold for $344,927 at auction, ESPN's reported on Sunday. According to Rovell, it's the highest price ever paid for a Super Bowl ring. A Super Bowl XXV ring belonging to former linebacker Lawrence Taylor sold for $230,401 in 2012. Rovell shared photos of the ring put up for auction: The ring is a slightly toned-down version given to...

yesterday, 15:53
Liverpool Transfer News: Latest on Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah Contract Rumours

will reportedly try to lock star forwards Sadio Mane and to new long-term contracts, with the Senegal international first in line for a pay raise. According to the Sunday People's , the Reds have taken note of the rising wages on the open market, and they will follow suit before some of their top stars have the chance to complain. Mane currently earns £80,000 per week, according to the...

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