Bon voyage: Boris Diaw announces retirement from competitive basketball while aboard boat

Boris Diaw announced his retirement from competitive basketball on Thursday in a video posted to his Twitter account. In the video, Diaw, who is from France, is on a boat with two other players from France, former San Antonio Spurs teammate Tony Parker (now with the Charlotte Hornets) and the retired Ronny nfl jerseys […]


2011 rap song featuring LeBron James, Kevin Durant released

It ain’t easy to keep secrets hidden on the internet, but the long-rumored, full-length rap track featuring LeBron James and Kevin Durant hadn’t been available for public consumption until now. The song, titled “It Ain’t Easy,” was recorded during the 2011 lockout, and while snippets had been leaked, it wasn’t until the track’s producer, Franky […]


Leadership is layered in the NFL: How it works on Sundays

On a recent ESPN special, Nick Saban was talking to Kobe Bryant about leadership. Saban summarized a point Kobe made by saying, “Everyone wants to be the beast, but not everyone wants to do what the beasts do.” Nick nailed nike nfl jerseys wholesale Hope and optimism are everywhere around the NFL, even for […]


Dan Quinn happy with Atlanta Falcons’ playcalling despite red zone woes

Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Friday that “yes,” he was happy with the variety in offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian’s red zone playcalling despite the team going 1-for-5 in the red zone during Thursday night’s 18-12 loss to the Philadelphia nfl nike jerseys china The Falcons managed just nine points on those five red […]


Cubs might go to closer by committee with Brandon Morrow still out

It’s looking like the Chicago Cubs will be forced into a closer-by-committee strategy as they head toward October. That’s the vibe manager Joe Maddon gave off on Wednesday when asked if there was enough time to get ailing right-hander Brandon Morrow back. “Barely,” Maddon said. “We’re very much aware of that. Would love to have […]


Shohei Ohtani slams 2 homers after Tommy John surgery recommendation

Shohei Ohtani has suffered what the Los Angeles Angels described as “new damage” on the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow, prompting the organization’s physicians to recommend Tommy John surgery, which would keep the 24-year-old two-way sensation off the mound until 2020. The final decision rests with Ohtani, but the Angels have prepared themselves […]


A perfect match? Jimmy Garoppolo and the Bay Area’s instant embrace

It took all of about one minute and seven seconds last season for a large number of Bay Area fans to embrace San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. That’s how long it took for Garoppolo to enter the game against the Seattle Seahawks, run for 4 yards, complete a pass for 8 and then evade […]


Panthers’ Efe Obada on NFL journey: ‘I don’t take anything for granted’

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Marouane Fellaini confident Manchester United are Premier League contenders

Marouane Fellaini believes Manchester United are capable of defying 40-1 odds and winning the Premier League title this season. The Belgium international played a key role as Jose Mourinho’s team ended a run of two-straight defeats with a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday. United are as long as 40-1 for the […]


Barcelona’s Lionel Messi: Real Madrid ‘less good’ after Cristiano Ronaldo exit

Lionel Messi was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Real Madrid for Juventus and says the European champions won’t be as strong a team after losing the Portuguese forward. Ronaldo, 33, joined Juve in July for €100 million after spending the best part of the last nine years competing with Barcelona’s Messi for collective […]