Nets’ Jeremy Lin has ruptured patellar tendon; season likely over – ESPN

11:31 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment After crumbling to the court and leaving the Brooklyn Nets‘ season-opening loss with an injury, point guard Jeremy Lin‘s season is likely over. Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patellar tendon of the right knee and is expected to miss the rest of […]

At Least One NFL Owner Cleared A Very Low Bar On Anthem Protests – Deadspin

At Least One NFL Owner Cleared A Very Low Bar On Anthem Protests – Deadspin

Photo:Drew Angerer/Getty Images Leaving a hotel in Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York told me that he believes that “ultimately, social justice is not a political issue.” Meaning, contextually, that it’s not a partisan political issue, from his perspective. Or shouldn’t be, at least. He said it as flatly as you or […]

Your guide to NLCS Game 5: Cubs look to extend series vs. Kershaw – ESPN

Your guide to NLCS Game 5: Cubs look to extend series vs. Kershaw – ESPN

9:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment We’re back at Wrigley Field for at least one more baseball game of the 2017 season, and that’s a good thing. It has been a wild ride for the Cubs, from a sub-.500 first half to a big second-half surge, to a heart-pounding National […]

Let It Be The Season Of Giannis – Deadspin

Let It Be The Season Of Giannis – Deadspin

Photo credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Kevin Durant? Corny in ways we are only beginning to understand. Kawhi Leonard? Boring. LeBron James? A bald dad. James Harden? Beards are out. Russell Westbrook? Okay, he’s still pretty cool, but what I am getting at here is this: we are headed, at this very moment, directly into the Year […]

10 Thoughts on NBA Opening Night Media Coverage – Sports Illustrated

Ten NBA media items following the opening night of the 2017-18 season. • When a sports television broadcaster is presented with the kind of gruesome injury Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Cavs-Celtics game, the goal above all is to cover the injury with accuracy, reporting thoughtfulness. Last night was […]

Chris Long donating 10 more game checks to charity – NBCSports.com

At a time when some are wondering what NFL players who protest care about, Chris Long is showing the world what matters to him through his actions. The Eagles defensive end, who already pledged six game checks to fund scholarships in his hometown of Charlottesville, Va., is now playing […]

McKayla Maroney accuses former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse – Los Angeles Times

Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney has accused former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of molesting her for several years, starting when she was 13. Maroney, 21, made the allegation early Wednesday morning in a Twitter post with the hashtag #MeToo, which women have been using recently to share stories of being sexually abused and […]

Rockets off to a hot start building their brand new defensive identity – ESPN

8:38 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment OAKLAND, Calif. — It wasn’t too difficult for the Golden State Warriors to find the silver lining after blowing a 17-point lead on a night that started with them getting gaudy gold championship rings packed with 11 carats worth of diamonds. So what if […]

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