In New Orleans, Anthony Davis scored a playoff franchise-record 47 points as the Pelicans center completely dominated in the first-round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns answered the critics who questioned his effort and ability with 18 points and 16 rebounds Saturday in a 121-105 win over the Houston Rockets, giving […]

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The NFL did it again. Only professional sports’ most powerful league could make the release of its schedule — by definition, a mundane activity — must-see television. And even with all the weekly matchups, sites and times revealed, there’s still much more to see. As always, some games (at least at this time of the […]

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It’s been two years since the world was rocked by the news that Prince, one of the most talented artists to roam this earth, had died in his home. As the world grappled with such a significant loss, others attempted to fill the void with some of their fondest memories of Prince. Sharing stories of […]

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To write this column, I re-watched a short film released by Adidas last December that was appropriately titled, Calling All Creators, a stylish ad campaign that featured some of the most remarkable influencers in the world gathered around a table discussing creativity, progress and inspiration. A stunning list of people appear in the film, which […]

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It took Gary Jones absolutely no time to find success as a baseball manager. At 30 years old and in his first season as skipper of the Madison (Wisconsin) Muskies, he led the Class-A ballclub to a 77-61 record and to the 1991 Midwest League championship game. The team would fall to the Clinton (Iowa) […]

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Monday 04.16.18 Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, still enjoying “The Process,” posted on social media that he is “f—ing sick and tired of being babied” after being held out of Game 2 of the team’s series against the Miami Heat. Some San Antonio Spurs fans who were perfectly fine when the team fleeced the city […]

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OAKLAND, California – Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Rihanna. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Rapper E-40. Neymar. Dave Chappelle. Russell Wilson and Ciara. Snoop Dogg. These are a few of the celebrities who have sat courtside to watch the Golden State Warriors. But of all the stars who have graced the seats at Oracle Arena, none distracted the Warriors […]

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As Colin Kaepernick’s legal battle with the NFL progresses and teams continue to shun the quarterback, his case may be strengthened by safety Eric Reid’s failure to land another job in the league, several experts in labor law said. While they were San Francisco 49ers teammates in 2016, Reid was the first player to kneel […]

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The baseball cap seems innocuous enough. A brimmed hat emblazoned with a team logo for players to wear while on the field for protection from the sun. Simple. But over the past couple of decades, the baseball cap has become a lightning rod. Depending on the direction it is turned, or who wears it, the […]

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