In his state-of-the-league news conference before the All-Star Saturday festivities at Staples Center, Silver said the NBA “should be playing a very active role in bridging that gap” between the players and referees, whose relationship appears to be growing increasingly tenuous this season.
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Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones will serve as an honorary race official for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
Sneaker enthusiasts around the world eagerly await NBA All-Star weekend when new and limited editions of the latest shoes make their debut, but the month leading up to the highly anticipated shoepalooza is often used to make a social statement.
Bernard’s story is a familiar one among this year’s set of older Olympians, who credit consistency, better knowledge of nutrition and age-won wisdom for the longevity of their careers. And longer careers may soon become the norm for elite athletes, with huge advances in sports medicine helping Olympians stay competitive into middle age, defying the idea that the Games are reserved for the young.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has visited a hospital in Maine to make a donation and meet with kids.
Danica Patrick’s NASCAR success has set the groundwork for other women to follow.
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is making his PGA Tour debut next month in the Dominican Republic. As a player, not a broadcaster.
OFFICIAL: Washington announced former Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason is transferring to the Huskies.