Source: AP / ESPN PHOENIX — Looking up to someone for one of the few times in her basketball life, Brittney Griner leaned into the 7-foot man in front of her, watching and listening as he flipped in one hook shot after another. Once he was done, Griner took a turn, spinning and flipping up [...]
Source: Michael Wallace / ESPN MIAMI — The worst-kept secret among NBA award recipients will be formally revealed Sunday when Miami Heat star LeBron James is named Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, league sources confirmed Friday. James has been voted MVP for the second straight season and for the fourth time in the past five years. He’ll join Michael Jordan, Bill [...]
ESPN First Take: Skip Bayless And Stephen A. Smith Discuss Tim Tebow’s Release From The Jets (VIDEO)
Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Tim Tebow’s tenure with the Jets.
Source: ESPN NBA center Jason Collins on Monday announced that he’s gay in a story for Sports Illustrated, becoming the first active player in a major American team sport to announce that he is gay. “I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m [...]
Source: Howard Bryant / ESPN In 1989, as something of a social experiment in watching how film confronted America’s deepest divides, I saw Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” on consecutive days. I was 20 then, a student at Temple University. The first showing was on a Friday night, a packed house on 15th and Chestnut streets [...]
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Warren Moon’s statement that black quarterbacks are still being held back by evaluators.
Source: Darren Rovell / ESPN Nike and the Jacksonville Jaguars announced on Tuesday that the team will have new uniforms for the 2013 season. In addition to changing the font and putting a patch that says “Jags” over the heart, a tribute to Jacksonville having the third-largest military training grounds in the United States, the team also is unveiling [...]
Source: ESPN CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Dunlap is one and done with the Charlotte Bobcats. The Bobcats fired Dunlap as coach Tuesday after a single season. The Bobcats went 21-61 under Dunlap, finishing with the second-worst record in the NBA ahead of only the Orlando Magic. Charlotte won just seven games in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, but [...]
Source: ESPN CLEVELAND — Mike Brown and the Cleveland Cavaliers are getting back together. Brown, who coached the Cavs to the playoffs in all five seasons (2005 to 2010), has agreed to a five-year, $20 million deal, sources told ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst and ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard on Tuesday. The Cavs have a team [...]
ESPN: JaMarcus Russell Tells His Story Of Going From No. 1 Draft Pick To Being Out Of The NFL (VIDEO)
JaMarcus Russell tells his story of going from No. 1 draft pick in the NFL to out of the league after three season.