J.J. Redick went hard at Stephen A. Smith for LeBron comment

J.J. Redick went hard at Stephen A. Smith for LeBron comment

They’re talking sports going at it as hard as they can! On today’s episode of “First Take,” Stephen A. Smith talked about how, unlike for example Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan, LeBron James does not “instill fear” in opponents. He was speaking about players’ willingness to challenge them physically. J.J. Redick, the former NBA sharpshooter … Read more

Giants’ Brandon Crawford writes emotional Buster Posey tribute

Giants' Brandon Crawford writes emotional Buster Posey tribute

Crawford’s emotional tribute to Posey after retirement originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Nobody was looking forward to saying goodbye to Buster Posey, especially his teammates.  The longtime Giants catcher announced his retirement in a Nov. 4 press conference at Oracle Park, ending a decorated career that consisted of three World Series championships.  Two of … Read more

Dick Vitale makes emotional return to broadcasting following cancer diagnosis: ‘I can’t believe I’m sitting here’

Dick Vitale makes emotional return to broadcasting following cancer diagnosis: 'I can't believe I'm sitting here'

ESPN’s most famous college basketball announcer has made his return to the booth for the 2021-22 season. He’s back, baby! Dick Vitale, 82, called the highly anticipated Gonzaga-UCLA matchup on Tuesday, his first appearance on a game broadcast since he was diagnosed with lymphoma in October. This year marks his 42nd season commentating games for ESPN. MORE: Vitale reveals he has lymphoma months after … Read more

Mets waiting on Steven Matz decision

Mets waiting on Steven Matz decision

The Mets’ hunt for starting pitching has intensified in the few days since Billy Eppler became the team’s new general manager, with the anticipated MLB lockout on Dec. 2 only increasing the sense of urgency to strike a deal. Eppler and his staff seek rotation arms first and foremost, but are also keeping eyes open … Read more