‘NBA 2K18’ reveals soundtrack featuring big names like Kendrick Lamar, Damian Lillard

Video game publisher 2K Sports has successfully used soundtracks in recent years to reach larger audiences, leveraging popular musicians like Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and DJ Khaled (plus the likes of LeBron James) to put their names on the box as curators of the playlists. The Titans last year experienced just their second winning season in…

Dwyane Wade injury update: Bulls guard (elbow) may return before playoffs

Dwyane Wade could be back on the court sooner than expected. The Bulls star, who was ruled out for the regular season with a fractured right elbow, might be able to make an early return before playoffs begin, ESPN.com reported. When the Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans with Hield heading to Sacramento in…

Russell Westbrook’s latest triple-double sets NBA mark for points

Russell Westbrook recorded his 38th triple-double of the season Wednesday, moving the Thunder guard just three shy of Oscar Robertson’s record 41 triple-doubles in the 1961-62 season. Westbrook’s latest triple-double is one of his most impressive. He had 13 rebounds and 11 assists, but scored 57 points in Oklahoma City’s 114-106 win over the Magic…

LaVar Ball chimes in on the Lonzo vs. De’Aaron Fox beef

Before the NBA Draft there were legitimate discussions as to whether the Lakers should draft Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox over Lonzo Ball. Through the process, Fox was quick to point out his head-to-head success against Ball and UCLA. In two games against the Bruins, including a Sweet 16 win, Fox averaged 29.5 points and 6.5 assists…

You might think is a case of Minaj just choosing a random punter to make a lyric work

His extension ties him with three-time champion Dwyane Wade’s, whose Li-Ning deal pays him $8 million a year, as the league’s highest-paid endorser of a Chinese brand. Working with ANTA, whose released two Thompson signature shoes. They released an outdoor model as well and are set to roll out a third signature with accompanying apparel…

the guy that we put down was the director of merchandising

Alderson, who let everyone in on the “inside joke,” said the scout who went to Tebow’s workout wasn’t impressed, so the team put the director of merchandising in the team media guide as the person responsible for signing the 29-year-old former football player. “Ultimately, the guy that we put down was the director of merchandising,”…

Kyle Schwarber: ‘There is no feeling sorry’ for demotion to minors

Kyle Schwarber, the toast of Chicago the past couple of seasons as the Cubs’ rising young slugger, is still in the spotlight. Referee Walt Coleman, referred to as the “the dean of NFL officials” in the news release, leads the list — although some Raiders fans, and even a former Raiders front-office executive don’t think…

Nepotism for Austin Rivers led Chris Paul to despise Doc Rivers, report says

Chris Paul may miss L.A. next season after being traded to the Rockets on Wednesday, but he apparently isn’t going to miss Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. According to ESPN anchor Michael Eaves, Paul, among with other Clippers veterans didn’t like the way Doc managed the team, especially when it came to his son, Austin…

Cowboys are top seed, but trust in Jason Garrett isn’t nearly that high

This is still new, largely unexplored territory for Jason Garrett. Its hard to believe this is only his second playoff appearance and his third postseason game. Yet, at the same time, its not that hard to believe, considering the Cowboysplight during his time there. Hes coached the Cowboys for 6 1/2 seasons. Only two coaches…