Month: October 2021

10:58 AM ET The son of Turner Sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson has died at the age of 33. Johnson tweeted about the death of his son, Michael, on Friday night. “We are grieving and at the same time so grateful for having been witnesses to a miraculous 33 years with michael,” Ernie Johnson wrote. We
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New York Knicks have two words to symbolize their early-season success. It’s simple. It’s catchy. It’s…big bong. The catch phrase has gone viral on NBA Twitter, and every win brings with it more bings, and more bongs. Just one week into the season, the Knicks were first in the Eastern Conference. It all started on
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6:52 PM ET Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 by the NBA for “forcefully throwing the game ball into the spectator stands” during the third quarter of Friday’s Nets win over the Indiana Pacers. After play was stopped with a foul while Durant was driving, he fired the basketball into the stands with
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12:47 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Milwaukee Bucks are scheduled to make a trip to the White House to celebrate winning the 2021 NBA title on Nov. 8, sources told ESPN. The Bucks will be the first NBA team to visit the White House since the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers visited former President Barack Obama. Milwaukee
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12:49 AM ET NEW YORK — James Harden was in his bag Friday night, dribbling, creating space, draining 3’s and letting everyone know that he was starting to feel more like himself as he yelled out during a timeout while clenching his fists and flexing his arms. Harden also was finally back at a place
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2:15 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — Celtics star Jaylen Brown said he’s still feeling the after-effects of COVID-19, saying that at times he feels like he’s played three games in one. “I think so,” Brown said after Boston’s practice Friday, when asked if he’s still recovering from his positive diagnosis earlier this month. “I’ve
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Oct 14, 2021; Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey (3) runs down the court against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter at BOK Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports 49ers fan goes viral, dressed for football weather (Photo) by Cody Williams Colts offense getting more help from refs than Carson
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Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images ESPN reveals College GameDay Week 9 location by Ethan Lee As the Oklahoma City Thunder lost their third straight game, one Thunder fan walked out of Paycom Center with $20K in a halfcourt heave contest. The halfcourt heave contest is like a carnival game for NBA fans: there’s a tantalizing
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Russell Westbrook had a quadruple-double for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Oklahoma City Thunder but that isn’t a good thing. Under normal circumstances, an NBA star putting up a quadruple-double would be an awesome achievement. What Russell Westbrook did on Wednesday night against the Thunder proved that’s not always the case. The Lakers guard
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2:39 PM ET Chicago Bulls forward Patrick Williams will undergo surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season, sources told ESPN. Williams tumbled out of the air on a flagrant foul by New York’s Mitchell Robinson on Thursday night, landing on his left wrist and
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Apr 18, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) celebrates making a three point basket against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports 2021 PFL Championship: Kayla Harrison mauls Taylor Guardado, earns armbar finish to secure lightweight title (Video) by Curtis
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5:08 PM ET HOUSTON — The NAACP sent a letter to the players’ associations in five professional sports Thursday asking players to reconsider signing with teams in Texas because of recent laws passed in the state. In a two-page letter signed by NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson that was sent to the MLB, NBA,
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