Mikaela Shiffrin Makes Bold Move After Controversial NBC Interview At Winter Olympics

After disqualifications in the giant slalom and slalom generated controversial TV coverage that included a raw interview with NBC, the two-time gold medalist issued a statement through a US Olympic spokesperson on Thursday (per Reuters): “Mikaela (nor her mother/coach Eileen ) will not be doing any media for the foreseeable future. Thank you for respecting … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James ‘focused’ on improving team at trade deadline

PORTLAND, Ore. — Facing a team below them in the standings that was playing with a patchwork roster, the Los Angeles Lakers still managed to find a way to lose to the Trail Blazers on Wednesday, 107-105, to fall four games under .500 for the first time this season. Afterward, LeBron James admitted that Thursday’s … Read more

Nathan Chen wins Olympic gold with figure skating master class

Chen, who had been the favorite going into Thursday’s event at the Beijing Winter Games, pulled off his win with a long program packed with moves to show off the technical prowess that has earned the 22-year-old the nickname of the “quad king .” He also became the first American since Evan Lysacek in 2010 … Read more

Trade Rumors: Harden, Westbrook, Nuggets, Raptors

On NBA Countdown Wednesday evening (hat tip RealGM), ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski continued to relay that the Nets and Sixers aren’t involved in meaningful discussions involving james harden. “Let’s start here: we are certainly less than 24 hours from the NBA trade deadline,” said Wojnarowski. “There has been no meaningful dialogue between the 76ers and the … Read more

Few at Arkansas State Surprised Bryan Harsin May Get Fired at Auburn

It apparently hasn’t taken long for Auburn folks to figure out Bryan Harsin. Only a year after being tabbed to replace Gus Malzahn, multiple reports are coming out that “it’s over for Bryan Harsin at Auburn,” according to Joseph Goodman at AL.com. A lot of people over in Jonesboro have honestly been wondering how it … Read more

Nathan Chen wins figure skating gold for US and Olympic redemption | Winter Olympics Beijing 2022

Nathan Chen left no doubt, making good on his long-held promise to finally take hold of figure skating’s ultimate prize. The world’s most dominant skater over the past 47 months roared to the Olympic men’s title on Thursday, winning by more than 22 points after a mesmerizing long program that included five quadruple jumps and … Read more

There is ‘virtually no deal to be made’ for Russell Westbrook – Tim Legler | SC with SVP – ESPN

There is ‘virtually no deal to be made’ for Russell Westbrook – Tim Legler | SC with SVPESPN Trade Russell Westbrook to the Knicks?! Stephen A. doesn’t want him! ‍♂️| first-takeESPN Russell Westbrook turns on Lakers coach Frank Vogel with team in disarraynew york post Lakers finally admit truth about Russell Westbrook ahead of trade … Read more

Russian figure skater Valieva at practice after reports of failed drug test

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva at practice Russian papers say angina drug found in 15-year-old’s sample IOC declines to comment, cites legal process Russians rally on social media behind Valieva BEIJING, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Russian figure skating sensation Kamila Valieva showed up for her scheduled practice at the Beijing Olympics on Thursday after Russian … Read more