NBA returns to Mexico City for 2017-18 season

NEW MEXICO — The NBA returns to Mexico City with two regular season games for the 2017-18 season. The Brooklyn Nets will play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday December 7 and the Miami Heat on Saturday December 9. This marks the first time the NBA will host four regular-season games in Mexico during the…

Lions Defense, Special Teams stop Giants in 24-10 Victory in East Rutherford

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Matt Stafford and the Detroit Lions captured their second consecutive victoy as they defeated the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday Night Football. Led by Detroit’s defense, which allowed in just 10 points and 270 total yards, while sacking Giants Quarterback Eli Manning a total of five times, improves them to…

Lakers Announce Basketball Operations Promotions and Additions

LOS ANGELES, California — The Los Angeles Lakers have promoted Jordan Wilkes to Director of Player Development and Josh Wright to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, and have hired Kristen Andrews as Manager of Nutrition and Wellness, and Adi Vase as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, it was announced today. With the team since the…

Canton Get Ready: Antonio Gates Breaks the Tight End TD Record!

LOS ANGELES, California — The Los Angeles Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (Kent State Golden Flashes) surpassed Tony Gonzalez for most touchdown receptions by a tight end on a 8-yard strike from Philip Rivers in the third quarter of Sunday’s matchup versus the Miami Dolphins. Additionally, it was the 85th time Rivers connected with Gates…

White Sox win 10-4 over Tigers; Anderson sets career high with four hits

DETROIT, Michigan — The Chicago White Sox pulled themselves with a single game of the fourth place Detroit Tigers in the American League Central on Saturday with with a 10-4 vicotry. Nicky Delmonico and Matt Davidson homered, Tim Anderson set a career high with four hits and Alen Hanson scored three times. Delmonico set the…

Goran Dragic named MVP as Slovenia guns down Serbia for EuroBasket Championship

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic finished with 35 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists – and the tournament MVP presented by Tissot in Sunday’s for a 93-85 win at the EuroBasket 2017 Final, leading Slovenia to its first-ever EuroBasket title. Slovenia had beaten Spain, the defending champions who feature NBA stars Marc…

Jalen Rose amongst six Inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

DETROIT, Michigan — Famed “Fab Five” member of the Michigan Wolverines Jalen Rose was one of six inductees into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, ceremonies held at The Max M. Fisher Music Center. Rose joined former Tigers manager Jim Leyland, former Michigan State and NFL football star Andre Rison, former Michigan and NFL football…

Minnesota’s Sylvia Fowles Named 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player

NEW YORK, New York — Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. The 10-year veteran earned her first MVP award and became the ninth different player in the last nine years to win the honor. She is the second winner for the Lynx, joining…

Floyd Mayweather “The Investments Were For My Grandchildren”

LOS ANGELES, California — Floyd Money Mayweather sat down with Steve Harvey during his new show to discuss his success in the ring, investement decisions and possible career choices outside of the ring. The 50-0 Mayweather recently defeated UFC Fighter Connor McGregor in a bout that earned him $350 million. During their discussion, Mayweather stated…

Russell Westbrook inks 10-year extension with Jordan Brand

PORTLAND,Oregon — Reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook inked a 10-year extension with Nike’s Jordan Brand that will be the most lucrative total endorsement deal for a Jordan athlete to date, according to ESPN. The shoe deal extension, negotiated by the Wasserman agency and Westbrook’s longtime agent, Thad Foucher, is in advance of the initial deal’s…