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Veteran ‘NBA On TNT’ Sideline Reporter Craig Sager Battling Leukemia

Veteran ‘NBA On TNT’ Sideline Reporter Craig Sager Battling Leukemia

Source:  Andy Clayton / New York Daily News Craig Sager, the veteran sideline reporter famous for his colorful attire, is battling leukemia. The news was shared via Twitter by his son Craig Sager Jr. “My Dad’s 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw,” Sager Jr. tweeted on Thursday night. “Be thinking of him & let’s get him […]

Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Source: AP / theGrio MESA, Ariz.  — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. McNabb, 37, was arrested Dec. 15 […]

ESPN’s Stuart Scott: ‘Trying To Kick Cancer’s A**’ (VIDEO)

ESPN’s Stuart Scott: ‘Trying To Kick Cancer’s A**’ (VIDEO)

The man who “put the hip hop in sportscasting” gives a look at his life and battle with cancer. ABC US News | ABC Business News

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Source: AP / theGrio PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody’s preliminary ruling Wednesday affects a batch of lawsuits involving lead plaintiff Kevin Turner, a former Philadelphia Eagle now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Brody had […]

NCAA Approves Unlimited Meals And Snacks For Division I Student-Athletes

NCAA Approves Unlimited Meals And Snacks For Division I Student-Athletes

Source: Tyler Conway / Bleacher Report No Division I college athlete should ever go to bed “starving” again. Following a meeting of its Legislative Council on Tuesday, the NCAA announced the removal of meal and snack restrictions on Division I athletes, according to NCAA associate director of communications Michelle Brutlag Hosick. Whereas previously student-athletes were afforded only three meals per day, […]

Hank Aaron Receives Hate Mail After Defending President Obama

Hank Aaron Receives Hate Mail After Defending President Obama

Source: theGrio Fourty years after baseball legend Hank Aaron was hit with a barrage of hate mail for breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record, he’s reportedly getting nasty letters in the mail again — this time for defending President Barack Obama. In a recent USA Today interview, the 80-year-old Hall of Famer used some incendiary words to describe the partisan […]

As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can It Reverse A Trend?

As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can It Reverse A Trend?

Source: Bob Nightengale / USA Today Major League Baseball, which will honor Jackie Robinson once again today by having every player wear No. 42, has the lowest percentage of African-Americans in uniform since 1958. The African-American population in baseball is virtually unchanged from a year ago at 7.8%, according to USA TODAY Sport’s survey of opening-day rosters […]

NY Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

NY Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

Source: Marc Stein / ESPN Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are progressing toward a deal to sign veteran free agent Lamar Odom before the NBA regular season ends Wednesday, according to sources briefed on the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks are on course, barring an unforeseen snag, to formally sign Odom this week in a […]

Jon Stewart Puts The NCAA On Blast On ‘The Daily Show’

Jon Stewart Puts The NCAA On Blast On ‘The Daily Show’

Source: Kyle Newport / Bleacher Report Another NCAA tournament is in the books, and this year’s March Madness will only help student-athletes make a push to receive a share of the profits. Connecticut’s Shabazz Napier—who was ultimately named the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player—caused quite a bit of buzz when he revealed that he doesn’t […]

Colin Kaepernick On Sexual Assault Allegations: Story ‘Completely Wrong’

Colin Kaepernick On Sexual Assault Allegations: Story ‘Completely Wrong’

Source: ESPN San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took to Twitter on Friday morning to address a TMZ report that alleges sexual assault, calling the story “completely wrong.” (1/3) The charges made in the TMZ story and other stories I’ve seen are completely wrong. They make things up about me that never happened. – Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) April […]

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