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From Shonda Rhimes to Cher to Tim Kaine, Public Figures React to Obama's Farewell Address
President Barack Obama's farewell address in Chicago Tuesday night prompted public figures -- spanning the worlds of politics, entertainment, sports and music -- to take to their social media accounts and gush over the outgoing president and his one-hour send-off. Drake had one of the more creative
Power Rankings: Rockets, Spurs jump ahead after Warriors stumble
The Golden State Warriors still haven't lost two regular-season games in a row? since early in the 2014-15 season. But the Warriors have unavoidably lost some ground in ESPN.com's ?weekly NBA Power Rankings. The combination of Golden State's fourth-quarter collapse at home to the Memphis Grizzlies
Dwyane Wade calls 2016 Finals LeBron James' defining moment
CLEVELAND -- Dwyane Wade believes that LeBron James ' performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 deficit to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals is "a defining moment" for his close friend's legacy. "That was special," Wade said on Wednesday. "That was incredible.
Lonzo is just the beginning of the Ball-UCLA pipeline
Lavar Ball was asked just about every question imaginable. Was his oldest son,? Lonzo , quick enough? Should he change his shooting motion? Should Lavar send his sons to a different high school? Was the competition stiff enough? Were his younger sons,? LiAngelo ?and? LaMelo ,?good enough or just a
Longtime Turner broadcaster Craig Sager dead at age 65
Longtime Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager has died at the age of 65, the network confirmed in a statement. "Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to all of us," Turner president David Levy said in a statement.
Spurs raise Tim Duncan's jersey to rafters in emotional ceremony
SAN ANTONIO -- Former San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan sat in attendance as his team defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 113-100 on Sunday, before attending his jersey retirement ceremony. Duncan became the eighth Spur in franchise history to have his jersey retired, joining a group that
Russell Westbrook posts 22 assists, 13th triple-double of season
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook might have said he was pretty much over talking about triple-doubles, but that didn't mean he was done getting them. With a career-high 22 assists, Westbrook picked up his 13th triple-double of the season in 20-20 fashion, adding 26 points and 11 rebounds as the
The epic Jordan-led summer pickup games on the set of 'Space Jam'
Editor's note: ESPN.com is counting down the best basketball shoes of all time.?But before we reveal our list, our writers are sharing their favorite sneaker tales. For all of the "Space Jam" nostalgia -- be it the movie re-release, the new shoes geared toward taking on Monstars or the retro-themed
Ranking the top 10 hoop shoe ads of all time
How much of a basketball shoe's popularity is because of the athletes who wear it and how much is due to the image of the athletes who wear it? That might be the toughest fact and fiction to separate, this delineation between the person and the perception created by advertising agencies. Just know