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a Familiar New
Sep 29, 2022 11:18 AM CDT
Major League Pickleball Has a Familiar New Team Owner
LeBron buys in to the growing pro sport
- The first thing to know about this story is that Major League Pickleball exists. The second is that LeBron James just bought a team. More specifically, the basketball star's LRMR Ventures bought a team, in partnership with other NBA stars including Draymond Green and Kevin Love, reports Yahoo Sports...
Top 10 Baby Names
Inspired by Sports Stars
Aug 14, 2022 1:50 PM CDT
Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Sports Stars
Kobe tops the most recent list
- Teachers will be calling on a lot more Kobes in about five years. As KTLA reports, the name "Kobe" tops the list of baby names presumably inspired by sports stars between 2000 and 2021. The list, compiled by Betsperts , found that more than 17,000 infants born in the...
Jun 2, 2022 11:37 AM CDT
LeBron James Gets His 'Biggest Milestone'
'Forbes' anoints him a billionaire, making him the first active NBA player to get there
- Eight years ago, LeBron James told
that he was chasing his "biggest milestone"—achieving billionaire status. Mission accomplished, according to
. The magazine now calculates James' worth to be $1 billion, making him the first active NBA player to reach the mark. Michael Jordan made the list...
Kyle Rittenhouse Says
He's Suing LeBron James
Feb 25, 2022 7:22 AM CST
Kyle Rittenhouse Says He's Suing LeBron James
19-year-old acquitted of murder says James, Whoopi Goldberg, Biden defamed him
- Kyle Rittenhouse isn't happy about what some big names said about him during his trial for murder and after his November acquittal , and now he says he's taking legal action. Rittenhouse has recently been making the conservative media rounds, and on Monday he made a stop at...
NBA Star Wants
to End Career
Feb 20, 2022 1:35 PM CST
NBA Star Wants to End Career Alongside His Son
LeBron James, whose future teammate is 17, isn't sure where or when
- LeBron James doesn't know when or where he'll play his last season in the NBA, but he's firm on the identity of one teammate. "My last year will be played with my son," James said, per CNN . "Wherever Bronny is at, that's where...
One NBA Legend
on COVID Meme
Dec 29, 2021 11:41 AM CST
One NBA Legend Schools Another on COVID Meme
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says LeBron James' Spider-Man post was 'blow to his worthy legacy'
- LeBron James asked for advice on COVID, and he got it—though he may not have liked the answer he received from a fellow basketball great. The hubbub started on Christmas Eve, when the 36-year-old Los Angeles Lakers forward posted a cartoon on Instagram that showed a variation on the...
Dec 1, 2021 7:29 AM CST
LeBron James Tests Positive for COVID-19
Lakers superstar is said to be asymptomatic, will miss several games
- LeBron James, fresh off a suspension, is now sidelined by the NBA's health and safety protocols after testing positive for COVID-19. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar, who has said he is fully vaccinated, took a lateral flow test that returned a positive COVID-19 result on Tuesday, per TMZ Sports...
Hit With $15K
Fine for Obscene
Nov 27, 2021 5:30 AM CST
LeBron James Hit With $15K Fine for Obscene Gesture
This after he'd been suspended earlier in the week for hitting Detroit center Isaiah Stewart in the face
- On Friday, LeBron James was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture by the NBA, which also warned the Lakers superstar about using profane language. James made the gesture after making a shot late in Los Angeles' 124-116 overtime victory in Indiana on Wednesday night, reports the AP . He'd...
LeBron James Gets
Two Fans Ejected
Nov 25, 2021 7:21 AM CST
LeBron James Gets Two Fans Ejected
He said Pacers fans went 'outside the line with obscene gestures and words'
- LeBron James returned from his first-ever suspension Wednesday night for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Indiana Pacers—and he had two fans ejected from their courtside seats in Indianapolis. With 2:29 left in overtime, the two Pacers fans, a man and a woman, were escorted out by...
Nov 23, 2021 12:30 AM CST
LeBron James Suspended for First Time
One-game suspension issued after strike to opponent's face
- During the Los Angeles Lakers' Sunday game against the Detroit Pistons, LeBron James' arm made contact with opponent Isaiah Stewart's face, leading to blood, a game stoppage, and both players being ejected from the game—just the second time James has ever been ejected. And now, for the first...
NBA's Enes Kanter Slams
LeBron With Shoe Statement
Nov 21, 2021 7:15 AM CST
NBA's Enes Kanter Slams LeBron With Shoe Statement
Celtics center speaks out on human rights violations in China
- He spoke out on Tibet and got Celtics games blacked out in China, now Enes Kanter has some words for NBA 'King' LeBron James--on his shoes. The Boston Celtics center used his kicks to make a bold statement at Friday night's game against the LA Lakers. In a...
Watching Football With
Mannings a Hit for ESPN
Sep 28, 2021 5:03 PM CDT
Watching Football With Mannings a Hit for ESPN
Super Bowl champ brothers drew almost 2M viewers
- Some football fans need complete silence to enjoy the game. But for the people who think spending Sunday on the couch with friends and family hollering at the TV is perfect, the Manning brothers on ESPN2 was a delight. Peyton and Eli Manning, both two-time Super Bowl champions, watched the...
OJ Simpson Slams
LeBron James' Tweet
Apr 23, 2021 12:02 AM CDT
OJ Simpson Slams LeBron James' Tweet
NBA star had posted controversial message about Ohio cop who killed Ma’Khia Bryant
- OJ Simpson apparently backs the blue, at least in this case. The convicted felon, former NFL star, and one-time suspected murderer on Thursday tweeted a video in which he took issue with LeBron James after the NBA star's controversial comments on the Ohio police officer who fatally shot Ma’...
'Used to Create
Apr 22, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
LeBron James Nixes Tweet: 'Used to Create More Hate'
NBA star takes heat for posting photo of white cop who shot Ohio teen, along with 'You're Next'
- Outcry continues on the police shooting of a 16-year-old Black girl in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, right before the verdict on Derek Chauvin was announced. One big name who's been speaking up about the killing of Ma'Khia Bryant: NBA star LeBron James, who drew flak himself for what...
Sit Out This
Mar 6, 2021 5:05 PM CST
Players, City Would Rather Sit Out This All-Star Game
Mayor asks Atlantans to stay away, but the NBA wants the profitable event
- It's the NBA All-Star Game almost no one seemed to want. Certainly not the players, who scoffed at the notion of playing an exhibition game in the midst of a pandemic. The city of Atlanta, picked as a replacement for original host Indianapolis, didn't seem thrilled with the...
One Trump, One Obama Take
Home 'Most Admired' Crowns
Dec 29, 2020 11:23 AM CST
One Trump, One Obama Take Home 'Most Admired' Crowns
Donald Trump ends Barack Obama's 12-year winning streak, while Michelle Obama wins top spot for women
- Donald Trump didn't beat Joe Biden in the election, but he can notch a win against Barack Obama. In its annual survey on the matter, Gallup pollsters asked 1,000 or so American adults to name, without being given choices, a man and a woman they most admire anywhere...
LeBron James Pleads for
Public's Help Finding Killer
Nov 5, 2020 12:48 AM CST
LeBron James Pleads for Public's Help Finding Killer
Sister of Los Angeles Lakers star's childhood friend murdered in her home
- LeBron James on Tuesday revealed that the sister of one of his childhood friends had been murdered, asking his hometown for its help to find the killer. "AKRON OHIO!! My brother’s sister was murdered this past weekend in her home! My brother family need answers to why and...
Los Angeles Lakers
Win It for Kobe
Oct 12, 2020 12:01 AM CDT
Los Angeles Lakers Win It for Kobe
They're the champions of this challenging basketball season
- The ultimate anguish. The ultimate joy. This season, for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, had it all. And it ended in the only fashion that they deemed would be acceptable, with them back atop the basketball world. For the first time since Kobe Bryant's fifth and final...
LeBron Fires Back
at Trump Over NBA
Aug 6, 2020 8:03 AM CDT
LeBron Fires Back at Trump Over NBA
'We could care less' if the president tunes out, says the superstar player
- President Trump says he won't watch NBA games if players take a knee in protest. To which its star player says, good riddance. “I really don’t think the basketball community are sad about losing his viewership,” Lakers phenom LeBron James told reporters Wednesday night, per Cleveland....
NBA Superstar Raises Profile
of Effort to Help Felons Vote
Jul 24, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
NBA Superstar Raises Profile of Effort to Help Felons Vote
LeBron James' group donates $100K to help with Florida registration requirement
- A group cofounded by LeBron James is adding $100,000 and its high profile to the effort to help Florida felons vote in the November election. More Than a Vote, which was started by the NBA superstar after the death of George Floyd, said the money will go toward paying...
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