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What Coach K Told LeBron Before His Decision: ‘You Don’t Owe Anybody, You Owe Yourself’

What Coach K Told LeBron Before His Decision: ‘You Don’t Owe Anybody, You Owe Yourself’

Source: Nick Schwartz / USA Today Mike Krzyzewski has become a mentor to LeBron James since taking the United States men’s national team job in 2006, and Coach K’s message for LeBron James before he decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers was simple: do what’s right for you. Krzyzewski, who will lead Team USA at the FIBA Basketball World Cup […]

LeBron’s Decision: I’m Going Back To Cavs

LeBron’s Decision: I’m Going Back To Cavs

Source: ESPN LeBron James is heading back to Cleveland. The four-time league MVP told SI.com on Friday that he is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. “My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball,” James told SI.com in a first-person essay. “I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.” For James, it marks a complete turnaround from […]

Cavaliers Finally Remove Owner’s Spiteful LeBron Letter From Team Website

Cavaliers Finally Remove Owner’s Spiteful LeBron Letter From Team Website

Source: Chris Chase / USA Today The Cleveland Cavaliers must be serious about bringing LeBron James back to town. After almost four years, the team’s website has taken down owner Dan Gilbert’s infamous letter to fans, which was bitterly written in the hours after LeBron James went on live television to announce he was leaving his home […]

Agent To Heat: LeBron Opting Out

Agent To Heat: LeBron Opting Out

Source: ESPN LeBron James‘ agent, Richie Paul, has informed the Miami Heat that James will exercise his early termination option and become an unrestricted free agent. James had June 30 to decide whether to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Heat. He was scheduled to make $20 million next season. After […]

Rare Medical Conditions Ends Basketball Career Of NBA Draft Prospect Isaiah Austin

Rare Medical Conditions Ends Basketball Career Of NBA Draft Prospect Isaiah Austin

Source: ESPN Former Baylor star Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and will not be able to pursue a career in the NBA, it was announced Sunday. The 20-year-old Austin, who had been projected as a late first-round pick, underwent a standard physical at the NBA combine where his EKG test revealed an […]

Redskins Trademarks Canceled By U.S. Patent Office

Redskins Trademarks Canceled By U.S. Patent Office

Source: Erik Brady / USA Today Unprecedented pressure on the Washington NFL team to change its name reached a crescendo today when the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceled six federal trademark registrations owned by the team, ruling that the term “Redskins” was disparaging to “a substantial composite” of American Indians when the marks were granted between […]

Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies

Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies

Source: ESPN Tony Gwynn, who banged out 3,141 hits during a Hall of Fame career spanning 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, has died, it was announced Monday. The lefty-swinging Gwynn had a career .338 batting average, won eight National League batting titles, and played in the franchise’s only two World Series. He had been […]

Former North Carolina Basketball Star Rashad McCants Says He Took Sham Classes

Former North Carolina Basketball Star Rashad McCants Says He Took Sham Classes

Source: Steve Delsohn  / ESPN Rashad McCants, the second-leading scorer on the North Carolina basketball team that won the 2004-05 national title, told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that tutors wrote his term papers, he rarely went to class for about half his time at UNC, and he remained able to play largely because he took bogus […]

Attorney: Donald Sterling Agrees To Sell Clippers

Attorney: Donald Sterling Agrees To Sell Clippers

Source: AP / NBA LOS ANGELES – An attorney for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he has agreed to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion. Attorney Maxwell Blecher says Wednesday that Sterling “has made an agreement with the NBA to […]

Sources: Kaepernick Gets $110M-Plus Deal

Sources: Kaepernick Gets $110M-Plus Deal

Source: ESPN Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers struck a deal Wednesday on a six-year contract extension, which sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter is worth more than $110 million — including a record $61 million guaranteed. The deal ties Kaepernick to the 49ers through the 2020 season and puts him among the 10 highest-paid quarterbacks […]

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