Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James selected ex-teammate Kyrie Irving in the NBA All-Star Game draft on Thursday. James’ selection of Irving is noteworthy because Irving requested a trade from the Cavaliers over the summer after he, James and the organization had won an NBA championship and reached three consecutive Finals. Golden State Warriors star Stephen
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On Saturday, the racing community will be focused on Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., the site of the second Pegasus World Cup, just as it was at this time last year. With a listed purse of $16 million, the Pegasus is again being advertised as the richest race in the world, it has drawn
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Gun Runner got one last win over rival Arrogate. The soon-to-be-retired 5-year-old was a convincing pick as Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards on Thursday night, the official cap on a year in which he won four Grade 1 races, including the Breeders’ Cup Classic, and made it look
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Jan 26, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL Weekly Reader publishes every Friday. Seen something worth highlighting here? Hit me at greg.wyshynski@espn.com. Inside the offices of the National Hockey League, they had a special phrase for Chris Pronger‘s various suspensions during his playing days: That he “samples the menu.” The hit to Pat Peake‘s throat with
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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Brooke Henderson shot a bogey-free 5-under 68 in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. “We did a really good job of hitting balls pin-high, and I don’t know how we did it,” Henderson said about caddie and sister Brittany. “It’s hard to
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Floyd Mayweather Sr., father and trainer of retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., has pleaded not guilty to charges that he assaulted a woman in September, according to court records obtained by USA Today. Mayweather Sr., 65, was charged Jan. 16 with misdemeanor assault and battery for allegedly punching a woman during an altercation after
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — In the hopes of shoring up one of the worst defenses in the league while shaking the Cleveland Cavaliers from their month-long slump, the Cavs are replacing Jae Crowder with Tristan Thompson in the starting lineup, coach Tyronn Lue said Thursday. “We’re going to start Tristan,” Lue said. “Jae has been playing
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