Zach Lowe: How LeBron and Kyrie orchestrate the NBA’s scariest play – ESPN

9:15 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Gold Standard PJ Tucker bows his head, sighs, and explains the horror about to hit him throughout what ended up a four-game sweep: the LeBron James–Kyrie Irving pick-and-roll, the most dangerous version of the league’s most dangerous play, executed with equal cruelty regardless […]

Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies at 48 – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Cortez Kennedy, an icon with the Seattle Seahawks who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012, has died at age 48, the Orlando (Florida) Police Department said Tuesday. Orlando police confirmed to ESPN that they are investigating the former defensive tackle’s death but […]

Tampa to host 2021 Super Bowl, L.A. moves to 2022 – NBCSports.com

Getty Images The delay in the opening of the new stadium for the Chargers and Rams in Los Angeles will lead to a delay in the Super Bowl’s return to Los Angeles. NFL owners voted unanimously on Tuesday to move Super Bowl LV in February 2021 from Los Angeles to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. […]

NASCAR moves Brickyard 400 to September starting in ’18 – Indianapolis Star

Buy Photo Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon take a lap together at the end of the 23rd annual Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, July 24, 2016.(Photo: Jenna Watson/IndyStar)Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS – After years of lackluster attendance numbers, NASCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway decided it was time to make a change. NASCAR announced Tuesday that […]

Cavs’ JR Smith expects LeBron James to ‘be better’ in Game 4 – ESPN

5:54 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — A day after LeBron James disappeared in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ 111-108 Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, J.R. Smith said the Cavs need their star to be more aggressive than he […]

Nicky Hayden, Champion Motorcyclist, Killed In Italy – NPR

Motorcycle champion Nicky Hayden on May 12 in Misano Adriatico, Italy. Hayden died Monday after being hit by a car while bicycling. Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images Motorcycle champion Nicky Hayden on May 12 in Misano Adriatico, Italy. Hayden died Monday after being hit by a car while bicycling. Mirco […]

The NBA’s culture warriors – ESPN

1:56 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CRISIS IS A RELATIVE TERM when a team is 31-5, but on a Friday night in January, the Warriors are struggling with issues of identity. Having watched their 23-point lead over Memphis dwindle to two in the closing minute of regulation, they simply don’t […]

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cited for misdemeanor battery – MMAjunkie.com

UFC women’s featherweight star Cristiane Justino could be called to court after allegedly punching Angela Magana at the 2017 UFC athlete summit. Officer Larry Hadfield of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to MMAjunkie that Justino was cited for misdemeanor battery after police were called to the summit at the JW Marriott Las Vegas […]

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink – USA TODAY

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) of Argentina is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he goes over Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes)(Photo: […]