LeBron James’ pre-game preparation is even frustrating his wife

“But it doesn’t happen without my team-mates over the years. My coaching staff over the years. Everyone from the top to bottom – GMs, owners, training staff, ballboys, everything. Everyone has a hand in that because we’re all a part of the process and the success.

LeBron James on NBA Kneeling, ‘I Hope We Made Kaepernick Proud’

LeBron added, “Kap was someone who stood up when times weren’t comfortable, when people didn’t understand, people refused to listen to what he was saying. If you go back and go look at any of his postgame interviews when he was talking about why he was kneeling, it had absolutely nothing to do with the […]

LeBron, Lakers on the cusp of reaching West finals

For the second time in these playoffs, the Rockets’ season is on the line. The Lakers lead Houston 3-1 in their Western Conference semifinal series and could clinch their spot in the West finals with a win on Saturday night at Walt Disney World. It is the only game on Saturday’s NBA schedule.

Why Justin Bieber Unfriended Floyd Mayweather—and Other Celebs Should, Too

In 2001 and 2002 Mayweather attacked Melissa Brim, the mother of his child. According to a lawsuit filed by Brim, “During an argument [Mayweather] swung open a car door, hitting her jaw, pushed her into the car and punched her several times in the face and body.” After he attacked two women in a Las […]

Report: Mike Budenholzer will return as Bucks’ coach

As the Milwaukee Bucks stumbled toward early playoff elimination at the hands of the Heat, the blame game started. Someone had to be at fault, and a lot of fingers were pointed at coach Mike Budenholzer. His inflexible systems, his playing Giannis Antetokounmpo 36 or fewer minutes a night (before Antetokounmpo’s ankle injury), and some […]

The NFL’s racial justice efforts fall far short

Colin Kaepernick’s silent protest prematurely ended his career as an NFL quarterback four years ago and stoked a national controversy that still seethes beneath the demands for racial justice today and the backlash against them. Amidst the largest national political mobilization for social justice in American history, key Black NFL players, including Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun […]

A Federal Court Has Denied Voting Rights To Ex-Felons In Florida Who Can’t Pay Off Court Fees

Writing in dissent, Judge Jill Pryor accused the legislature of crafting a bill that would maximally undercut the will of voters. “In short, the legislators knew — or deliberately shut their eyes to — both the extent of the financial obligations Florida courts impose and the fact that most people convicted of felonies in Florida […]

Judges: Florida Felons Can’t Vote Until They Pay Fines, Fees

The amendment permanently bars convicted murderers and rapists from voting, regardless of financial debts. Still, other felons in Florida who have completed prison sentences and would otherwise be eligible but have not paid fines and other legal obligations — estimated in March to number about 774,000 — represent a significant bloc of voters, should they […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s future: Why Warriors could still have a chance

MILWAUKEE, WI – JANUARY 12: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts to an officials call during the first half of a game against the Golden State Warriors at the Bradley Center on January 12, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this […]

Bubba Wallace’s mom told him not to respond to Trump’s noose apology demand because ‘you can’t fix stupid’ after 17 years of urging him to ignore racial slurs on the track and critics who see him as ‘a black driver, period’

‘The brewing cultural war within NASCAR for equality has just erupted and the sport’s efforts to separate from its past just got tougher,’ Poston said. ‘The president’s comments are essentially a rallying call for people who support the Confederate flag to challenge the sport’s recent flag ban and create chaos.’