LeBron James: “George Thomas of the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal was taken off the Cleveland Cavaliers beat on Wednesday, he told Journal-isms, apparently leaving Ohio’s major media outlets with no journalists of color regularly covering superstar LeBron James.” Is that surprising? Sadly, no. ESPN’s Chris Broussard, who wrote for the Plain-Dealer and Beacon Journal, pointed out “the city of Cleveland’s 52.5 percent black population, and said the absence of African American sportswriters was brought home to him last month when the Plain Dealer ran pictures of five of its sportswriters who commented on James winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award — and all were white.” [Journal-isms, scroll down]
Kyle Lowry hit a prayer of a half-courter to send Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to overtime.
Thomas Hickey absolutely leveled Jonathan Drouin with a hit during the second period of the Islanders-Lighting game Tuesday night.
Sounds like Ryback is done with WWE.
Unique name, gotta see who shares it.
Not a good look.
Talking sports going at it as hard as he can.
Thunder 98, Spurs 97 might have set a record for most missed calls in the final :13 in NBA history. It’s easy watching the video to (…)
With baseball likely canceling games due to Zika virus fears, are the Olympics next?