We hate to disagree with the writer of The Great Gatsby, but indeed there are 2nd acts in American lives & the following Athletes have proven it. They all have fallen to scandal or public ridicule only to rehabilitate their actions & images to carry on their careers & sometimes even better & wiser than before.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
From Donald Sterling and Steve Coburn to Tonya Harding and Mike Tyson, here are some other notable awkward apologies from the world of sports.
With Kentucky getting (and losing) in the National Championship game, the dialogue about college kids being able to go pro becomes a topic again.
by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed, Kobe Bryant on Dwight Howard’s Departure, is this the fastest man in the NFL, what it looks like to catch a homerun with your head and […]
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
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Kobe is the latest but not only NBA star who has made it known that he thinks that the basketball team should be paid but qualified it by saying he’d play anyway.
Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.
Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.
Kobe Bryant didn’t miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder’s second-round series lead to 2-1.