LeBron James has never been NBA DPOY — and it really bugs him

LeBron James has never been NBA DPOY — and it really bugs him

[ad_1] LeBron James has scored more points than anyone in NBA history. The four-time champion and 20-time all-star has been named league MVP and Finals MVP four times each. He also has finished second in defensive player of the year voting twice. Apparently that last part really bugs the Lakers superstar. “I mean, that’s the … Read more

Boston Marathon winners eye Paris Olympics following stunning victories

Boston Marathon winners eye Paris Olympics following stunning victories

[ad_1] There are two main things to look for when picking an Olympic marathon team: speed and success. Sisay Lemma has both. The 2024 Boston Marathon champion says he expects to be on the roster for the Paris Games when Ethiopian officials make their decisions in the coming weeks. Even before his Boston win, Lemma … Read more

Colorado players in transfer portal: Cormani McClain among key departures ahead of Year 2 for Deion Sanders

Colorado players in transfer portal: Cormani McClain among key departures ahead of Year 2 for Deion Sanders

[ad_1] USATSI In what has become a tradition under Deion Sanders during his young stint as Colorado coach, the Buffaloes are enduring a busy day of departures in the transfer portal. The spring transfer window opened Tuesday, and the Buffaloes have already had several players enter with the intention of playing elsewhere.  Former five-star prospect … Read more

Chelsea stars join Ronaldo, Neymar on list of spot-kick spats

Chelsea stars join Ronaldo, Neymar on list of spot-kick spats

[ad_1] Chris Wright, Toe Poke writerApr 16, 2024, 07:48 AM ET Chelsea extended their unbeaten run to eight games on Monday by way of a 6-0 mauling of Everton, but the performance was marred by a petulant skirmish that preceded the Blues’ fifth goal of the evening at Stamford Bridge. Having been awarded a penalty … Read more

Travis Kelce to host ‘Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?’

Travis Kelce to host 'Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?'

[ad_1] Travis Kelce just scored another hosting gig: The three-time Super Bowl champ will lead a spinoff of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” Kelce’s iteration of the game show — “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?” — will be the famed tight end’s first entry into series television after successfully hosting “Saturday Night … Read more

College football ‘super league’ proposal has merit but significant obstacles remain if restructuring sport

College football 'super league' proposal has merit but significant obstacles remain if restructuring sport

[ad_1] The idea of creating a “super-league” format in college football is doable and brilliant … in 2031.  That’s right in the timeframe where current media rights contracts for major conferences and the College Football Playoff will be expiring. It’s called “coterminous,” which is derived from the Latin word for “sharing a common boundary.”  It … Read more

Champions League live updates: Barcelona vs. PSG

Champions League live updates: Barcelona vs. PSG

[ad_1] ESPN Apr 16, 2024, 02:37 PM ET Email Print Open Extended Reactions Champions League soccer is back for the quarterfinals! Europe’s premier club competition returns with two high-stakes, heavy-weight matches on Tuesday, providing exciting storylines, top talent and drama. Enjoy the play-by-play from both of the games as Barcelona host Paris Saint-Germain and Atlético … Read more

Ex-MLB infielder arrested as 1 of 4 alleged ‘scam artists’ in insurance fraud scheme, police say

Ex-MLB infielder arrested as 1 of 4 alleged 'scam artists' in insurance fraud scheme, police say

[ad_1] Former MLB infielder Yuniesky Betancourt was arrested last week for alleged insurance fraud. Miami-Dade Police say Betancourt is one of four “scam artists,” with the scheme paying out $61,000. Records say Betancourt, Maura Perez, Nancy Mercedes Pena and Abel Vera faked a car crash to collect insurance premiums from a Chicago-based firm, Kemper. CLICK … Read more

UCLA picks up talented forward transfer from Oklahoma State

UCLA picks up talented forward transfer from Oklahoma State

[ad_1] UCLA’s newest transfer addition could start immediately for coach Mick Cronin and contribute in a variety of ways. In his first college season, Eric Dailey Jr. showed that he could handle the ball, drive to the basket, post up inside, pull up for three-pointers and make smart passes. The Oklahoma State freshman will take … Read more