Robin Roberts Gives Emotional Speech After Winning 2019 Sager Strong Award: ‘Make Your Mess Your Message’


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Robin Roberts at 2019 NBA Awards At the 2019 NBA Awards, Good Morning America co-host and cancer survivor Robin Roberts gave a stirring, emotional speech after winning the Sager Strong Award: “Make your mess your message.” Roberts, a longtime broadcaster of women’s basketball games who was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012, was honored for her both her strong connection to the sport as well as her very public and very courageous campaigns to raise awareness about breast cancer and the bone marrow disease, myelodysplastic syndrome. She was diagnosed with the former in 2007 and the latter in 2012 and did not shy away from talking about how she dealt with those diseases. “The only time that I am at a loss for words when it come to Craig: his wardrobe,” Roberts joked. Then referring to the garish, custom-tailored jacket she received as her award in honor of longtime TNT sports broadcaster Continue reading "Robin Roberts Gives Emotional Speech After Winning 2019 Sager Strong Award: ‘Make Your Mess Your Message’"

MLB’s Rays Reportedly May Split Home Games Between Tampa and Montreal, Which Everyone Agrees is Really Stupid


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A new report states the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team in Florida is exploring a plan to share home games with Montreal in Canada, which is nowhere near Florida. ESPN reported, on Thursday, that The Tampa Bay Rays have received permission from Major League Baseball’s executive council to explore a plan in which they would play early-season home games in the Tampa Bay area. The team would then spend the remainder of the year in Montreal, which lost its professional team in 2005 after it moved to D.C. You may be wondering how much Montreal and Tampa Bay have in common, as the two cities do not — as Fivethirtyeight’s Nate Silver pointed out — have any direct flights to one another currently. A drive between the two cities Continue reading "MLB’s Rays Reportedly May Split Home Games Between Tampa and Montreal, Which Everyone Agrees is Really Stupid"

WATCH: Skip Bayless Falls For Parody ‘Report’ on James Harden’s ‘Manboobs’


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On Wednesday, Fox Sports 1 host Skip Bayless repeated a false claim tweeted by a parody account stating that NBA star James Harden stormed out of several Houston Rockets practices in tears after his teammate Chris Paul mocked his “manboobs.” With Harden and Paul’s “unsalvageable” relationship being the focus of sports media this week, a parody Twitter account posing as ESPN’s top NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski wrote that sources say Paul had insulted Harden’s figure. “Sources tell ESPN that Chris Paul repeatedly made fun of James Harden for having ‘manboobs’ during practices over the last 2 seasons,” the joke account wrote in a tweet that was un-ironically shared by several sports media figures. “Several times Harden broke down into tears and had to leave the practice facility. No surprise to see Harden wanting Paul out now.”

How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Third Round Live Stream Online


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How to Watch 2019 U.S. Open First Round Live Stream Online They’re halfway home in the 2019 U.S. Open, and many of the big names are in the hunt at Pebble Beach. Gary Woodland leads the way at -9, after carding a spectacular 6-under-par 65 on Friday. He’s two strokes clear of Justin Rose, who posted a second round 70 and sits at -7 for the championship. Former British Open champ Louis Oosthuizen is three back at -6. But the A-listers are lurking. Rory McIlroy is just four off the pace at -5. Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka is in striking range once again at -4. And Dustin Johnson remains in the mix at -2. As for Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson — both had disappointing finishes on Friday, after looking for much of the day as though they would play themselves into serious contention. Tiger bogeyed his last two holes to fall to even par Continue reading "How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Third Round Live Stream Online"

How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Second Round Live Stream Online


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How to Watch 2019 U.S. Open First Round Live Stream Online Round 1 of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach is in the books. And the course — historically one of the most challenging in America — proved gettable, yielding some extremely low scores. Justin Rose leads the way at -6, shooting a superb round of 65 while playing with Tiger Woods on Thursday afternoon. Woods was wayward with his approach shots all day, but managed to hang in there thanks to a hot putter and shot 70 to keep himself within striking distance. A number of pursuers are at -5, notably Ricky Fowler — whose major championship breakthrough has been long-awaited, but not yet fulfilled. And Brooks Koepka, looking for his third straight U.S. Open title, is very much in the hunt at -2. Now, it’s on to Round 2. Undoubtedly, Pebble Beach will only get tougher from here. Television coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Continue reading "How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Second Round Live Stream Online"

How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Second Round Live Stream Online


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How to Watch 2019 U.S. Open First Round Live Stream Online Round 1 of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach is in the books. And the course — historically one of the most challenging in America — proved gettable, yielding some extremely low scores. Justin Rose leads the way at -6, shooting a superb round of 65 while playing with Tiger Woods on Thursday afternoon. Woods was wayward with his approach shots all day, but managed to hang in there thanks to a hot putter and shot 70 to keep himself within striking distance. A number of pursuers are at -5, notably Ricky Fowler — whose major championship breakthrough has been long-awaited, but not yet fulfilled. And Brooks Koepka, looking for his third straight U.S. Open title, is very much in the hunt at -2. Now, it’s on to Round 2. Undoubtedly, Pebble Beach will only get tougher from here. Television coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Continue reading "How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf Second Round Live Stream Online"

How to Watch NBA Finals Game 6 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online


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How to Watch NBA Finals Golden State Warriors Against the Toronto Raptors We have a series. Facing elimination on Monday night, Golden State survived — taking down Toronto in Game 5 of the NBA Finals 106-105. With the Warriors now trailing three games to two, they head home for their last ever game in the Oracle Arena, to try to extend the series to a deciding Game 7. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were magnificent on Monday — pouring in 31 and 26 points respectively. Unfortunately for Golden State, Kevin Durant suffered a devastating achilles injury in the game, and is out not only on Thursday night, but for all of next season. Toronto had the championship-clincher within its grasp on Monday night, but could not finish the job. Kyle Lowry had a look at a 3-pointer from the right wing which would have earned Toronto its first NBA title in franchise history. But the shot missed badly, and the Raptors fell Continue reading "How to Watch NBA Finals Game 6 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online"

How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf First Round Live Stream Online


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How to Watch 2019 U.S. Open First Round Live Stream Online Pictured above is one of the most famous and visually arresting golf holes in the world — the 7th at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, CA. But for all of its beauty, this short par-3 has plenty bite. And so too do the other 17 holes which will decide the 2019 U.S. Open. Yes, golf’s national championship returns to its most storied venue. A venue at which the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Tiger Woods have all previously triumphed. Tiger is looking for a repeat of historic 2000 conquest this week. But, of course, a 15 stroke win seems rather improbable at this stage of his career. Still, he’s very much a threat this week, fresh off his remarkable Masters victory in April. The favorite, though, has to be Brooks Koepka — the two-time defending U.S. Open champion. Koepka, save for a Continue reading "How to Watch — 2019 U.S. Open Golf First Round Live Stream Online"

Debate Rages Over U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s 13-0 World Cup Win: ‘Disrespectful… Disgraceful’


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The United States Women’s National Soccer Team got their 2019 World Cup off to a tremendous start Tuesday — routing Thailand by an eye-popping 13-0 margin. But they are facing criticism from some for continuing to exert maximum effort to score late in the contest, and for what critics have deemed to be excessive celebration for the late-match goals. On the Canadian sports channel TSN, a panel comprised of ex-Canadian national team members slammed the U.S. squad for running up the score and excessively celebrating the last few tallies. “For me, it is disrespectful,” said former Canadian player Kaylyn Kyle. “It is disgraceful. Hats off to Thailand for holding their head high.

Even U.S. cable news has gotten in on the debate. Wednesday on Fox & Friends, Brian Kilmeade took the national team to task. “I just think it was way too much scoring, way too much
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How to Watch NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online


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How to Watch NBA Finals Golden State Warriors Against the Toronto Raptors The two-time defending NBA champs are on the ropes. Golden State — winners of four of the last five NBA titles — is just one loss away from surrendering their crown to the Toronto Raptors. Worse yet for the Warriors, if they are to stave off elimination, they’ll have to do so on the road, at the Scotiabank Arena. Toronto returns home for Monday night’s potential series-clincher fresh off a second straight road victory in the Bay Area. Kawhi Leonard was once again brilliant, pouring in a game-high 36, while veteran Serge Ibaka turned back the clock and added 20. Now, the Raptors find themselves just one victory away from their first ever title. If there’s good news for Golden State, it’s that Kevin Durant is expected to return to the lineup. The all-world forward practiced on Monday and figures to be a game-time decision. The Warriors will need him, Continue reading "How to Watch NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online"

St. Louis Newspaper Accidentally Runs Ads Prematurely Celebrating Blues Stanley Cup Win


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St. Louis Post-Dispatch published a letter yesterday penned by St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman in which he celebrated the city’s first Stanley Cup victory and thanking the fans after the record season — even though the Blues series against the Boston Bruins is still ongoing. The final game of the 7-game series will be held in Boston on Wednesday, but the local paper’s botched advertising rollout commemorated “the elation of breaking through and bringing St. Louis its first-ever Stanley Cup,” reports ESPN. The Post-Dispatch‘s content coordinator Beth O’Malley released a statement playing off the premature ads as teasers of what’s to come if the Blues do win the series. “In preparation for the outcome of the Stanley Cup Final, some of our readers got a sneak peek at what our advertisers are hoping to say to the Blues, the fans and St. Louis,” O’Malley wrote. “We apologize for Continue reading "St. Louis Newspaper Accidentally Runs Ads Prematurely Celebrating Blues Stanley Cup Win"

How to Watch NBA Finals Game 4 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online


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It’s a series. That’s the clear takeaway from the first three games of the 2019 NBA Finals. Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors would waltz to their their straight NBA title and fifth in the last six years was sorely mistaken. The Toronto Raptors, by virtue of a big win on Wednesday night in Game 3, have a two games to one edge in the best-of-seven — and a chance to put a stranglehold on the series Friday night before returning to Toronto for Game 5 on Monday. Golden State has been hampered by injuries throughout the series, and Toronto took advantage of the opportunity on Wednesday night. Despite a fantastic game from Stephen Curry, who scored 47 points, the Warriors went down to defeat at home, 123-109. Kawhi Leonard led the way for the Eastern Conference champions with 30, while Kyle Lowry added 23. As was the case Continue reading "How to Watch NBA Finals Game 4 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online"

NBA Bans Warriors Part-Owner Mark Stevens One Year for Pushing Toronto Raptors Star Kyle Lowry


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NBA Bans Warriors Part-Owner The NBA is banning the part-owner of the Golden State Warriors who shoved Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry during Wednesday night’s NBA Finals Game 3. In a statement (below, via ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne), the league announced a one-year ban for Mark Stevens — the Golden State investor who shoved Lowry. Further, NBC’s Dylan Byers is reporting that sources close to team say Stevens will have to sell his stake in the Warriors before the start of next year.

Twitter Rips Partial Warriors Owner Who Shoved Kyle Lowry: ‘Never Attend Another NBA Game’


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Twitter is having a field day over the news that the crazed fan who shoved Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry last night is actually billionaire Mark Stevens, a Golden State Warriors minority owner and high profile tech investor. Stevens, who was sitting courtside for Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Oakland Wednesday night, placed his hands on Lowry after the player dove into the crowd for a ball and landed next to his seat. Lowry shouted at Stevens, who responded by cussing out the player, then complained to officials about the partial owner’s misconduct, resulting in the billionaire’s ejection during the fourth quarter — minutes before the Raptors handed his team their second loss of the Finals. The Warriors have since released a statement announcing Stevens, who has yet to apologize or comment publicly, will not attend additional games at Oracle Arena during the series, despite the next Continue reading "Twitter Rips Partial Warriors Owner Who Shoved Kyle Lowry: ‘Never Attend Another NBA Game’"

NBA Fan Ejected For Shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry is Partial Owner of Warriors


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The courtside fan who shoved Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry in game three of the NBA Finals is reportedly a partial owner of the Golden State Warriors and a notable venture capitalist, according to Axios. The fan in question, Silicon Valley billionaire Mark Stevens, has owned a stake in the Warriors since 2013. He was ejected early in the fourth quarter during the Warriors’ home game last night after getting into a physical altercation with Lowry, who dove into the crowd to go for a loose ball — a very common disturbance that courtside NBA fans are expected to look out for. While chasing the ball, Lowry landed in one fan’s lap and was given a pat on the back by another, but he also bumped into Stevens, who can be seen wearing a blue Warriors team polo and briefly shoving the star player away from his seat. After Continue reading "NBA Fan Ejected For Shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry is Partial Owner of Warriors"

How to Watch NBA Finals Game 3 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online


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Two games down, and the NBA Finals shifts back stateside after opening up in Canada for the first time ever. The Golden State Warriors come home tied one game a piece with the Toronto Raptors, with the squads set to meet at the Oracle Arena for Game 3 on Wednesday night. Golden State couldn’t buy a basket in the closing minutes of Sunday night’s Game 2 — with Toronto’s box-and-one defense clearly bugging the Warriors. But the Raptors couldn’t quite overcome the deficit they faced, and Golden State was able to hang on and knot the series. The story thus far for Golden State? Injuries. Kevin Durant will once again miss the action on Wednesday night. And Klay Thompson is questionable after suffering a leg injury in Game 2. Can Toronto capitalize? The smart money says they can’t afford to let the opportunity get away on Wednesday with a depleted Continue reading "How to Watch NBA Finals Game 3 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online"

How to Watch NBA Finals Game 2 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online


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The NBA Finals continues Sunday night with a high-stakes Game 2 between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. Toronto took a solid lead into the locker room in Thursday night’s Game 1 and never looked back en route to a 118-109 win. Pascal Siakim led the way for the Raptors with an unlikely game-high 32 points. Kawhi Leonard was excellent, as usual — chipping in with 23. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, as expected, were phenomenal — putting up 34 and 21 respectively. But it wasn’t enough. Playing at home with a 1-0 series lead, Toronto — a healthy Finals underdog — has a golden opportunity to take a commanding 2-0 advantage. A Raptors win Sunday night would put some serious pressure on Golden State before the series heads west. Kevin Durant remains sidelined for the Warriors, making the task that much more difficult for the two-time Continue reading "How to Watch NBA Finals Game 2 Golden State vs. Toronto Live Stream Online"

WATCH: ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Has a Meltdown For the Ages After Knicks Lose Out on Zion Williamson


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“Cut the damn music, please! “CUT IT OFF!” With that, Stephen A. Smith was off to the races. In a wild monologue to open his radio show Wednesday, the ESPN host absolutely melted down — reacting to the news that his beloved New York Knicks struck out on an opportunity to land prized college superstar Zion Williamson in the NBA Draft. Williamson, almost certainly, will be the first player chosen in June’s Draft. The Knicks — much to the consternation of fans like Smith — will be picking third. “I am having a very bad day!” Smith said. “I am in no mood! THIS, TODAY, IS ONE OF THE WORST DAYS THAT I’VE HAD IN A LONG TIME!” Smith proceeded to rattle off a series of colleagues who seemed to take delight in his misery — and that of New York Knicks fans. “Walking around, having shows Continue reading "WATCH: ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Has a Meltdown For the Ages After Knicks Lose Out on Zion Williamson"

Watch the Craziest NBA Playoff Buzzer Beater That Blew Up Twitter Last Night


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The Eastern Conference semifinals matchup between the Toronto Raptors and the Philadelphia 76ers was so evenly matched that it wasn’t decided until a seventh-game, last-second fadeaway corner jump shot that bounced around the rim and finally fell, giving the Raptors their first-ever spot in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks. The final shot, made by Raptor star Kawhi Leonard over an outstretched Joel Embiid, put an enormous exclamation mark on what was as riveting series as one could hope to watch. See it for yourself here via NBA Twitter: Understandably, Twitter BLEW UP after that dramatic shot. To wit:

White House Strikes Out With ‘World Cup Series’ Champion ‘Red Socks’ Welcome Messages


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Is the White House protocol team packed with snarky Yankees fans or just people who don’t care much for the sports ball? Either way, it ended up drawing plenty of high heat from both Boston Red Sox fans and Twitter for making not one, but two errors while trying to welcome the 2018 World Series champions to the White House. When the White House’s first press release about the visit came out, the Boston Globe noticed a little something wrong with the team name, as it was inexplicably spelled “Red Socks” instead of “Red Sox.” It seems that having the latter sewn directly onto the home uniforms wasn’t enough of a helpful hint for the White House. As might be expected for such a bone-headed mistake, folks on the Internet took umbrage: