What’s more clear is how Brown’s activism has resonated with his coach and more-veteran teammates.

“From when I met Jaylen last year as a rookie, what stood out to me was just his maturity,” said Celtics big man Al Horford, who spent time this offseason working out with Brown in Georgia. “He’s a guy that’s not your average second-year guy. I feel like he’s very aware of the world and […]

Doc Rivers jokes that Clippers barricaded corridors to avoid repeat of Rockets incident

LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers joked in his pregame news conference Wednesday that he had no concerns about a repeat of last month’s incident between the Clippers and Houston Rockets at Staples Center ahead of their rematch because the Clippers were “going to build a wall.” For his part, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni brushed aside […]

NFL power rankings 2017, Week 7: The Saints might actually have a defense

There are still two teams without a win, but there are no teams without a loss after only six weeks. The Kansas City Chiefs were the last to fall and did so with a Cheap Authentic Baseball Jerseys whimper against the Pittsburgh Steelers. For more than half of the game, the Chiefs couldn’t even crack […]

Ben McAdoo’s hair is keeping me up at night

Ben McAdoo’s hair is keeping me up at night. Kirk, a true junior, finished his first two career games against the Alabama defense with 16 receptions, 148 receiving yards, 11 rushing yards, 88 punt return yards, 57 kick return yards, one receiving touchdown, and one punt return touchdown. While that sounds like a player who […]

the Coyotes pick up a solid two-way center who has recorded 50 or more points in five of his seven NHL seasons

Ekman-Larsson slipped to 12 goals and 39 points a year ago after consecutive 20-goal seasons from the back end. In 2014-15 he scored 23 goals, and a year later he established a career-high with 55 points. In Stepan, the Coyotes pick up a solid two-way center who has recorded 50 or more points in five […]

Stanley Cup playoffs three stars: Aggressive Blues stay alive against Predators

The Blues will live to play another day. The Ducks outlasted the Oilers into the next day. Jaden Schwartz’s goal early in the third period lifted the Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Predators in Game 5 of their second-round Western Conference series. To some it was a wonder Sidney Crosby was allowed to […]

Hawks GM Wes Wilcox insults black women, including his wife, with bad ‘joke’

Apparently, Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox thinks being in an interracial marriage gives him a free pass to insult minorities to their faces. Pacers forward Myles Turner scored 25 points with 15 rebounds and five blocks in a 121-109 win against the Nets. Turner, who is averaging 15.6 points per game this season, now has […]

Al Horford’s presence — and absence — still felt on Hawks team at new crossroads

Ten years ago, the Atlanta Hawks were an afterthought in NBA circles. From 1999 until 2006 the Hawks were abysmal as a staff, label and crew. In fact, their best finish was 11th in the 2003 season. And who could forget the 2004-05 campaign when the Hawks were led by stars such as Lee Nailon […]

Spurs, Knicks, Heat, Timberwolves: Which is best fit for Kyrie Irving?

Kyrie Irving no longer wants to play alongside LeBron James in Cleveland, according to ESPN. The news came as a major surprise Friday evening, and left the NBA world shook. But now that we know he doesn’t want to play for the Cavs, we’re left to wonder where he will go. The Diamondbacks’ newly-acquired outfielder […]

Raptors call Lance Stephenson’s late score ‘disrespectful’; Paul George agrees

The Raptors and Pacers exchanged words near the end of Indiana’s 108-90 victory, leading to several technical fouls. And the comments didn’t end there. The Raptors didn’t appreciate a score by Pacers guard Lance Stephenson in the final seconds with the Pacers leading by 15. After Stephenson dribbled down the court for an uncontested layup […]