Ice Cube Tours Houston Ahead of BIG3 Kickoff

Rapper, actor, and producer Ice Cube had a few busy hours upon arriving in Houston ahead of his press conference with Mayor Sylvester Turner and basketball legend Clyde Drexler for the Big3.

In the Blink of An Eye

When I was in school, we learned what a reflex blink was. It occurs in response to an external stimulus when objects appear rapidly in front of the eye. Older individuals use to say, “In the blink of an eye, ...

Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel Are Better at Raising Money for Charity Than They Are at Playing Basketball

Sen. Ted Cruz can now add basketball scrimmage champion to his resume. The Texas Republican beat late-night host Jimmy Kimmel in a one-on-one basketball game, which was played Saturday and partially televised on Kimmel's show Monday night.

Altuve Takes Over MLB Lead in All-Star Fan Balloting

Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has taken over the lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (1,572,101), immediately ahead ...

Coalition of National Civil Rights Leaders Condemn NFL’s Censorship of Peaceful Protest During the National Anthem

Today, a broad coalition of leaders of national civil rights organizations released a letter to the National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell objecting to the NFL’s new rule censoring players’ peaceful protests during the national anthem of police violence against ...

The resurrection of Alex Rodriguez

It's hard to believe, but not too long ago Alex Rodriguez was one of the most unpopular figures in sports, and maybe America. He was criticized for poor sportsmanship, faced allegations of being a slumlord, and garnered a me-first reputation.

Nike drops clothing line after US Naval Academy claims trademark infringement

Nike is ditching a clothing line that featured a logo many claimed was a ripoff of the US Naval Academy's coat of arms. The company also apologized to "anyone who was offended" in a statement shared with CNNMoney on Saturday.

Astros Foundation and PGA TOUR announce five-year partnership for the Houston Open

The PGA TOUR, the Astros Foundation and its Board of Directors, led by Astros Owner & Chairman Jim Crane, announced a five-year partnership for the Houston Open beginning with the 2019 event. The Astros Foundation will operate the event and ...

NBA Free Agency: Where will LeBron James land next season?

Another decision day is looming. And just like it did in 2010 and 2014, it could have a seismic impact on the NBA landscape.

Tennis player Sara Errani 'disgusted' by doping ban increase

Italian tennis star Sara Errani says she is "disgusted" that her doping ban has been increased from two to 10 months.

Justify's value skyrockets to $60M with Triple Crown win at Belmont Park

As he thundered across the line to win the coveted Triple Crown, Justify's value skyrocketed to about $60 million with potential for more. The three-year-old chestnut colt became the 13th horse ever to win the Triple Crown of the Kentucky ...

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

Having just turned 32, Rafael Nadal is unlikely to win 20 French Opens. But how about 15?

Back to Where It All Started

In 1977, a rock group who went by the stage name of Player wrote a hit song called “Baby Come Back.” Within that song was one of the most memorable verses that I am sure every man who has lost ...

Maria Sharapova hits brick wall in shape of Garbine Muguruza

She escaped a clash with old rival Serena Williams but Maria Sharapova came up against a brick wall in the shape of Garbine Muguruza in the quarterfinals of the French Open.

4 Lessons the NFL Could Learn from ABC

Following Roseanne Barr’s obscenely offensive comments about former Obama Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, ABC took immediate and decisive action to demonstrate that her words describing an accomplished Black woman as an ape did not reflect the networks values. The network’s ...