Jerry Sloan, Mike D’Antoni tell familiar NBA story: Great coaches being denied titles by even greater players

Jerry Sloan, one of the most universally respected figures the NBA has ever known, died on Friday due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia, the Utah Jazz announced. He was 78, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find one tribute to him, anywhere, that doesn’t mention, in some Read more

LeBron James says he and Michael Jordan would’ve been ideal teammates: My assets ‘work perfectly with Mike’

Pundits and fans alike love to compare LeBron James and Michael Jordan. They enjoy debating who was the superior player or which of the two would have bested the other in a series. While it is certainly interesting to consider how the two all-time greats would have fared against each 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

Steelers’ Mike Tomlin says he’s a ‘featured-runner type guy’ and views James Conner as such heading into 2020

Mike Tomlin likes a clear masthead when looking at his backfield with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Running back by committee? No, that’s not really his style. As he noted on a conference call on Thursday, he’s “a featured-runner type guy by mentality.”  “I think that when you have a featured runner, Read more

Steelers respond to James Harrison’s claim that Mike Tomlin handed him ‘an envelope’ after violent 2010 hit

James Harrison recently stirred the pot when he said that he received an envelope from Steelers coach Mike Tomlin to supposedly cover a fine that he had received from the NFL back in 2010. Harrison, the Steelers’ all-time career leader in sacks, had been fined $75,000 for a hit on former Read more

Charles Barkley’s coronavirus scare freaked out Mike Trout and Patrick Ewing

During an appearance on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight podcast with Buster Olney, basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley revealed that one of the more notable names to call him during his coronavirus scare was Angels outfielder Mike Trout. But Trout’s call didn’t only have Barkley’s health in mind, Trout seemed to have Read more