Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
If Donald Sterling will indeed be swept under the rug of memory, his Jim Crow ideology and Bull Connor comments along with him, then … what have we learned from Donald Sterling?
The NBA is trying to force Clippers owner Don Sterling to sell the team after a racial rant to his gal pal V. Stiviano was leaked to the press. He’s digging in his heels. Sterling is despicable – but as far as owners go – the team could do worse. Here’s a list.
Now, sports gamblers can bet on games at just about any moment during the first 95% of the action. The lines move rapidly as teams score, offering much wider spreads than available before the game.
Throw Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s wallet into the ring as a prospective owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Former UNLV Runnin’ Rebel and number one overall pick in this year’s NBA draft Anthony Bennett has come to terms with the Cleveland Cavaliers.