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Kyrie Irving comments on offseason: Cavs in 'peculiar place'
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving weighed in on his team's offseason on Tuesday, calling the club's standing as "peculiar." "I understand we're in a very peculiar place," Irving told Sports Illustrated. "We just have to, you know, make sure that all our pieces are aligned first, and then we go
John Quinn, a founding editor at USA Today , dies at age 91
John Quinn, a founding editor at USA Today, has died in Rhode Island at age 91
Lonzo Ball out Monday with groin injury, will miss matchup vs. De'Aaron Fox
Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball will sit out Monday's Las Vegas Summer League game against the Kings with a groin injury, a source confirmed to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. The injury isn't considered serious but the Lakers are playing it safe with Ball, who was selected No. 2 overall
Trade grades: Who wins the Raptors-Nets deal for Carroll?
The deal Raptors get:? Center Justin Hamilton Nets get:? Forward DeMarre Carroll, 2018 first-round pick, 2018 second-round pick Toronto Raptors : C- After re-signing Serge Ibaka and Kyle Lowry, the Raptors were looking at a luxury-tax bill of $20-plus million in a (sort of) best-case scenario where
Doc Rivers: Chris Paul departure 'big loss,' happy with Clippers' 'assets'
Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, and the? Rockets?will have two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship after a blockbuster trade with the? LA Clippers?on Wednesday. "Any day you can acquire a Hall of Fame-level player is a good day for the
The Secret History Of Tiger Woods
Act I [This story initially appeared in ESPN the Magazine's Fame issue (May 9, 2016 Ten years ago, Tiger Woods sat in his boyhood home across from his father's body, waiting on the men from the funeral home to arrive and carry Earl away. It was around 3 in the morning. Outside this bedroom in
WR Michael Floyd reportedly violated terms of house arrest by drinking
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd?is scheduled for a show-cause hearing later this month following reports that he violated the terms of his house arrest by drinking. Scottsdale (Ariz.) City Court records show that Floyd is due in court June 26. A Scottsdale City Court spokesperson told
Tupac Shakur still celebrated decades after death
Forty-six years ago today, Lesane Parish Crooks was born in New York City to Black Panther activists Afeni Shakur and Bill Garland. They eventually renamed their infant Tupac Amaru Shakur, after an 18th century Peruvian revolutionary -- and that sense of rebellion permeated Shakur's life until his
Ryan Lochte, Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy
Ryan Lochte is a new father. The Olympic swimmer, 32, and his fiancee Kayla Rae Reid, 25, welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Caiden Zane Lochte, early this morning. Lochte made the big announcement on Instagram. "Never seen a miracle before," the post read. "Until this morning at 5:46 am
Ohio State made a mess of parting ways with Thad Matta
If they were wise, every athletic director pondering a coaching change to reboot their program would have taken notes on Ohio State's abrupt, messy and awkward Monday news conference announcing the end of head coach Thad Matta's tenure with the Buckeyes. AD Gene Smith and The Ohio State University