World Sports

The Week in Wrestling: The Latest on Neville’s Situation and the Bullet Club’s Feud With WWE – Sports Illustrated

Thursday, October 19, 2017

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published every Wednesday and provides beneath the surface coverage of the business of pro wrestling. News of the Week: The Latest on Neville & WWE Nine days ago, 31-year-old Benjamin Satterley—better known to the wrestling world as Neville—reached an epiphany and made a bold, emphatic statement. Frustrated by the dizzying direction of his character and the lack of pay-offs, as well as the notorious WWE…

Gordon Hayward’s ankle injury and road to recovery, as explained by a medical expert – CBSSports.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The NBA’s hyped season-opening game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics was derailed within a few minutes. New Celtics star Gordon Hayward went up for a lob, bumped into LeBron James in mid-air and landed awkwardly. The result was a gruesome lower leg injury that the Celtics are calling a dislocated ankle and fractured tibia.  To get a better understanding of Hayward’s injury and what lies in store for him…

10 Thoughts on NBA Opening Night Media Coverage – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ten NBA media items following the opening night of the 2017-18 season. • When a sports television broadcaster is presented with the kind of gruesome injury Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Cavs-Celtics game, the goal above all is to cover the injury with accuracy, reporting thoughtfulness. Last night was not an easy situation for TNT but I thought they did very well, especially the…

Wednesday’s Hot Clicks: Jenna Kelly; The NBA Is Finally Back, and It’s Back Big – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Let’s all welcome back basketball, shall we? Welcome back, basketball Yes, after a long offseason full of petty social media strife and bonkers trades, Tuesday night brought the return of the NBA, now with all kinds of zany new subplots. Kyrie Irving is on the Celtics! Chris Paul is on the Rockets! Carmelo Anthony is finally free of the Knicks! And the first night of the season gave us plenty…

Five-star prospect Emmitt Williams charged with sexual battery, false imprisonment – CBSSports.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Emmitt Williams is the No. 21-ranked prospect in the nation, according to 247Sports. 247Sports Five-star prospect Emmitt Williams was arrested early Wednesday in Florida and charged with sexual battery and false imprisonment, according to police records. A coach who has been recruiting Williams further confirmed the arrest to CBS Sports. Williams, a senior at Oak Ridge High in Orlando, is ranked 21st in the Class of 2018, according to 247Sports….

The NFL ratings drop is worth it for the players’ right to protest, says a top sports agent – CNBC

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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McKayla Maroney Says She Was Victim of Sexual Abuse – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Olympic gymnastics gold medalist McKayla Maroney says she was sexually assaulted by a USA gymnastics doctor and was sexually abused for several years starting at age 13. Maroney shared her story on Twitter and posted under the hashtag #MeToo. She said that she was sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar, who is facing several sexual assault charges and pled guilty this summer on charges of obtaining and possessing child pornography and destroying computer files to hamper…

Gran Turismo Sport’s high-end bonuses: HDR is incredible, but VR is not – Ars Technica

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

reader comments 9 As Ars’s resident car guru Jonathan Gitlin tears through the racing nuts and bolts of this week’s new racing video game, Gran Turismo Sport, he has asked me to kill time by reviewing its higher-end elements. Namely, Jon owns neither a PlayStation VR headset nor a 4K HDR display, and both of those are specifically and uniquely supported by the latest Gran Turismo game (and first in the series…

Cris Carter on Gordon Hayward’s injury: ‘It’s beyond the competition’ – FOXSports.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Nick Wright: ‘Nobody is better off with Aaron Rodgers being out for the season’ 15 mins ago

America’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2017 – Forbes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Entry to the Forbes 400 is harder than ever, with a minimum net worth of $2 billion needed to crack the list of richest Americans. The bar for entry is up 18% from last year thanks to a booming stock market. The world of sports is well represented, with more than 10% of the 400 owning a major sports team. Franchise owners are profiting from a media landscape in which…

Traina Thoughts: Samantha Ponder Vs. Barstool Shows ESPN’s Lack Of Consistency – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

1. Let me be perfectly clear about something right up front. I do not for one second think Samantha Ponder should be disciplined in any way for using Twitter Monday to (mistakenly) call out Barstool Sports’ Big Cat, whose new show debuts on ESPN2 tonight, for a blog post that appeared on Barstool in 2014. Having said that, I find it curious that ESPN fully supported Ponder’s actions, while suspending…

Fox Sports’ Skip Bayless had a really horrible take on Gordon Hayward’s gruesome injury – Washington Post

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Trainers and medical personnel rushed to Gordon Hayward’s side as players and fans looked on in disbelief. (Ken Blaze/USA Today) The injury was about as gruesome as it gets in sports. Even if you couldn’t see what awful thing happened, you could hear the sound of something terrible occurring in Gordon Hayward’s left leg. Fans seated beneath the basket, Hayward’s Boston Celtics teammates and members of the Cleveland Cavaliers averted their…

America’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2017 – Forbes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Entry to the Forbes 400 is harder than ever, with a minimum net worth of $2 billion needed to crack the list of richest Americans. The bar for entry is up 18% from last year thanks to a booming stock market. The world of sports is well represented, with more than 10% of the 400 owning a major sports team. Franchise owners are profiting from a media landscape in which…

Traina Thoughts: Samantha Ponder Vs. Barstool Shows ESPN’s Lack Of Consistency – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

1. Let me be perfectly clear about something right up front. I do not for one second think Samantha Ponder should be disciplined in any way for using Twitter Monday to (mistakenly) call out Barstool Sports’ Big Cat, whose new show debuts on ESPN2 tonight, for a blog post that appeared on Barstool in 2014. Having said that, I find it curious that ESPN fully supported Ponder’s actions, while suspending…

Kevin Durant can’t beat the buzzer, as the Rockets come back to stun the Warriors – Yahoo Sports

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Warriors led by as many as 17 points in the first half and by double figures for most of the third, and looked to be well on their way to kicking off the season with a victory. But just before the end of the third quarter, reigning Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green pulled up lame after taking contact on a drive to the basket: here is how…

LOOK: Warriors championship ring leads all other major sports when it comes to bling – CBSSports.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Warriors won the title and now that a new season has begun, they are officially defending NBA champions. This also means they receive their championship rings, and yes, they are as flashy as anybody would expect. According to the manufacturers, these 11-carat rings hold more diamonds than any other ring awarded in any other major sport across North America. However, what’s interesting about them is they aren’t as big…

America’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2017 – Forbes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Entry to the Forbes 400 is harder than ever, with a minimum net worth of $2 billion needed to crack the list of richest Americans. The bar for entry is up 18% from last year thanks to a booming stock market. The world of sports is well represented, with more than 10% of the 400 owning a major sports team. Franchise owners are profiting from a media landscape in which…

Traina Thoughts: Samantha Ponder Vs. Barstool Shows ESPN’s Lack Of Consistency – Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

1. Let me be perfectly clear about something right up front. I do not for one second think Samantha Ponder should be disciplined in any way for using Twitter Monday to (mistakenly) call out Barstool Sports’ Big Cat, whose new show debuts on ESPN2 tonight, for a blog post that appeared on Barstool in 2014. Having said that, I find it curious that ESPN fully supported Ponder’s actions, while suspending…

America’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2017 – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Entry to the Forbes 400 is harder than ever, with a minimum net worth of $2 billion needed to crack the list of richest Americans. The bar for entry is up 18% from last year thanks to a booming stock market. The world of sports is well represented, with more than 10% of the 400 owning a major sports team. Franchise owners are profiting from a media landscape in which…

Traina Thoughts: Samantha Ponder Vs. Barstool Shows ESPN’s Lack Of Consistency – Sports Illustrated

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

1. Let me be perfectly clear about something right up front. I do not for one second think Samantha Ponder should be disciplined in any way for using Twitter Monday to (mistakenly) call out Barstool Sports’ Big Cat, whose new show debuts on ESPN2 tonight, for a blog post that appeared on Barstool in 2014. Having said that, I find it curious that ESPN fully supported Ponder’s actions, while suspending…