Class or cash? G League President and former NBA star Shareef Abdur-Rahim is luring top recruits to the pros with six-figure deals – and challenging the NCAA’s grip on basketball’s talent pool

‘[Coached] against Kobe when he was in high school. He just needed to get a little bit stronger… So I can see [why some try players want to turn pro]. I just don’t know if I see it for every kid who has someone telling him, as a 17- or 18-year-old, that he is Moses […]

Voting focus could be legacy for latest wave of NBA activism

“There’s a reason why we’re named More Than A Vote. Voting, is in many ways Step 1,” Demissie said. “It’s what we’re focused on in 2020. But once we’re through this election cycle, this organization is going to continue to exist and fight for justice.”

Glenn Robinson III on life inside the NBA ‘bubble’ and fighting for social justice

“I feel like our leadership, our players association and the way that we understand our role in this sport as players is so important to know we’re not just a piece. And this relates back to everything that we’re talking about, about social injustice, about everything that’s going on in the world right now; we’re […]

From slappers to Hedda Gabler: the irresistible rise of Sheridan Smith

“The whole business of the little boy’s death was almost unbearable for me,” Smith told the Telegraph last year. “It hit an awful raw nerve. It made me look at feelings which I thought I’d pushed away a long time ago.” When Smith was eight, her eldest brother, Julian, died from cancer at the age […]

Orange is the new blue! Tom Brady trains with his Buccaneers teammates for the first time in Tampa as NFL teams prepare to re-open facilities

Brady worked under center with Ryan Jensen firing snaps and had multiple wide receivers and tight ends running route combinations. In addition to receiver Mike Evans, Brady was joined by wideout Scotty Miller, tight ends Cameron Brate and O.J. Howard, QBs Blaine Gabbert and Ryan Griffin, and running back Dare Ogunbowale, according to the Tampa […]

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