Basketball

LeBron James' chase for the NBA scoring title and other milestones

Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Following yet another defeat in the middle of a lost season, LeBron James was asked a question at Miami’s FTX Arena that invited him to escape the losing moment to broaden and brighten his view. What did James think about being within

Emma Raducanu in big rankings jump after storming to Korea Open semis

Emma Raducanu ‘really sad’ to leave US Open in August We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Emma Raducanu’s display at the Korea Open has seen the British star rise back up the world rankings after her

Confused Celtics ready 'to move on' with Mazzulla

CANTON, Mass. — In the wake of the suspension of Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season for violations of team rules, interim coach Joe Mazzulla said Monday that his goal is to simply continue building upon what allowed the Celtics to reach the NBA Finals last season for the first time in 12 years. “It’s not about carrying on from one person,” Mazzulla said during

Ronnie O'Sullivan crashes out of British Open in first-round upset

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Ronnie O’Sullivan was sent crashing out of the British Open at the very first hurdle on Monday evening, with Alexander Ursenbacher claiming an impressive upset victory to maintain his 100

Cage fighter left out cold with eye wide open in brutal Bellator 258 submission

MMA fighter Dante Schiro lost consciousness but shocked viewers as his eyes remained open after he suffered a submission defeat to opponent Luca Poclit. At Bellator 285, the fighter found himself on the receiving end of a stronghold to his neck. The move ended with him tasting defeat and having to receive medical attention. Though hearts were in their mouths, the American recovered and managed to shake hands with Poclit.

Logan Paul to make boxing return in January after fighting WWE icon Roman Reigns

Logan Paul already has an eye on a return to boxing just days after being confirmed for a mammoth WWE match. This past Friday on SmackDown, the 26-year-old returned to the company for the first time since SummerSlam, just 24 hours before the legendary Triple H announced Paul would face none other than the company’s biggest star Roman Reigns for the undisputed WWE Universal championship. Once that match has taken

Tom Brady complaint sparks NFL brawl with punches and bodies flying everywhere

Tom Brady sparked a mass brawl during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' clash with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday evening. The greatest of all time was left fuming when he deemed officials had failed to flag a pass interference foul – and he made his stance known. Saints' Marshon Lattimore started to gesture that Brady himself should be flagged for the outburst. Lattimore's response started a domino effect that resulted

Fan yells 'what the f***' at Logan Paul's odd warning to WWE rival Roman Reigns

YouTube star turned professional wrestler Logan Paul bemused WWE fans with his claim "I am the table," at the announcement that he would be fighting universal champion Roman Reigns. Former college football player Reigns is WWE's undisputed world champion. Paul only made his WWE debut at Wrestlemania 38 in April and then last month beat The Miz. Despite only having two wrestling matches to his name Paul challenged world champion

Crazy MMA fighters host fight inside London phone booth with brutal ending

The brutal world of MMA fighting continued to test the boundaries with a Russian bout taking place inside a traditional London phone box – resulting in the loser dropping down into a corner under a barrage of punches and was stopped after just 15 seconds. Russia is known for its unusual take on MMA fighting with the country previously hosting an inter-gender fight between blogger Sasha Mamaha and porn star

UConn settles with former coach Ollie for $3.9M

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato The University of Connecticut and former men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie have reached a settlement of $3.9 million for claimed reputational damages and attorney’s fees to conclude the lengthy legal battle that has ensued between them since his firing for allegedly violating NCAA rules in 2018. The settlement effectively ends a potential federal race discrimination suit Ollie