Jon Jones ‘hurt’ by UFC’s refusal to pay extra for move to heavyweight to take on Francis Ngannou

Jon Jones insists he’s serious about moving up to heavyweight to fight dangerous slugger Francis Ngannou. The problem, according to the UFC light heavyweight champion, is the promotion isn’t willing to pay him extra to do so.  Jones (26-1, 1 NC) brought the results of his negotiation with UFC public Read more

Giannis Antetokounmpo free agency rumors: Did Knicks already hurt chances at landing superstar in 2021?

When Milwaukee Bucks superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo hits unrestricted free agency in 2021, every team with sufficient salary cap space will be looking to sign the reigning NBA MVP. This includes the New York Knicks, who have been trying to land a top-tier star in free agency for what feels Read more

James Harrison clarifies ‘envelope’ comment, says Mike Tomlin ‘never paid me for trying to hurt someone’

James Harrison has clarified his recent comments stating that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin handed him an envelope after Harrison was fined $75,000 for his hit on former Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi. Harrison, a former NFL Defensive Player of the Year and the Steelers’ all-time leader in career sacks, said Read more

Isiah Thomas still justifiably hurt about Dream Team snub as rumors involving Michael Jordan persist

Reports and rumors have long existed that Isiah Thomas being left off the 1992 Dream Team can be directly traced by to Michael Jordan, who has never pulled any punches about his disdain for those old Detroit Pistons teams and Thomas himself.  “I hated them,” Jordan said during episode 4 Read more

Why players like Jalen Green heading to the G League won’t hurt college basketball as much as you think

For 11 straight years, from 1995 to 2005, some of the best amateur prospects in America — among them future stars like Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Amar’e Stoudemire and LeBron James — entered the NBA Draft directly out of high school and, by extension, skipped college completely. And Read more

Steelers new tight end Eric Ebron denies quitting on the Colts, says Indianapolis wanted him to play hurt

Eric Ebron’s time with the Colts did not have the best of endings. A year after making his first Pro Bowl, Ebron, who has signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Steelers, caught just 31 passes and three touchdowns in 2019, his final season in Indianapolis. Ebron’s final season Read more

Joel Embiid to donate money to help 76ers employees hurt by organization-wide 20 percent pay cut, per report

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris announced Monday that he would institute a 20 percent pay cut to all at-will team employees making at least $50,000 per year, who will also now be working four-day weeks. This includes coaches and front office executives, but also support staff such as the marketing and Read more