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How Michael Jordan — the richest NBA player of all time — spends his $1.65 billion

1/<p>Jordan still makes more money than LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, or any other active player.<p>REUTERS/Chris Keane<p>2/<p>He reportedly makes …

'He's Going to Be Good for a Long Time'

When the buzzer sounded, Donovan Mitchell was devastated. The Michigan Wolverines had just upset his Louisville Cardinals in the second round of the 2017 NCAA tournament, three games shy of their goal of getting into the Final Four. As he walked off the court, he tugged on his jersey, looked up to …

J.R. Smith 'Absolutely' Frustrated by Losing Starting Role to Dwyane Wade

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith said Tuesday that he is "absolutely" frustrated about losing his starting job in favor of the newly signed Dwyane Wade.<p>According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, Smith said he is trying to move forward in his new role: "We talked about it. It wasn't the most …

Alex Rodriguez's Ex-Girlfriend Reportedly Threatens Extortion, Is Seeking $600K

A woman from Alex Rodriguez's past is reportedly attempting to extort him for $600,000, according to TMZ.<p>Rodriguez broke up with the woman in 2014 after a non-serious relationship, but she is now reportedly threatening to show private messages to multiple media outlets unless the former New York …

One stat shows how badly the Warriors want to crush the Cavaliers

OAKLAND – The defining moment of the 2016 NBA Finals may not have been LeBron James’s sublime block, Kevin Love’s improbable stand or Kyrie Irving’s heaven-sent three-pointer. Those highlights fill up the montages and scrapbooks, rightfully revered in Cleveland from now until eternity. The …

NBA mock draft 2017: The Knicks get lucky and land the No. 1 pick

Markelle Fultz goes to the Knicks in our latest mock draft.<p>Phil Jackson wants a fresh start for the Knicks. If the ping-pong balls in the NBA draft lottery bounce like they did for this mock draft, he’ll get his wish.<p>We’re using ESPN’s lottery machine to randomize the draft order for every mock …

10 signs you're a true Dallas Cowboys fan

This Story is About...<p>If you're a real Dallas Cowboys fan most, if not all, of these will be true.<p>REASON NO. 10<p>Even if it's not as socially …

Report: Lakers shut down Nick Young for the remainder of the season

Swaggy P will continue to watch from the sideline<p>With the Los Angeles Lakers<p>blatantly tankingevaluating young players as the regular season comes to …

NBA mock draft 2017: Lonzo Ball falls, De’Aaron Fox rises after NCAA tournament showcase

A big March Madness game shakes up the mock, and a few first-round surprises show up.<p>The golden rule in the NBA scouting community is never overreact to a single game. Evaluations should be made not just over the course of one night or even one season, but as many years as possible. This is why …

Basketball

Michael Irvin Gives Advice to Ezekiel Elliott Following Controversial Incidents

Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin has offered his advice to running back Ezekiel Elliott in light of the young star's recent controversial actions.<p>During an interview on 105.3 The Fan (via <i>The Dallas Morning News</i>), Irvin had this response when asked what he would say to Elliott:<p>Not to ever make an …

Westminster terrorist a 'bad Muslim' who went on four-day crack sessions, did cocaine, acid and hired hookers. https://t.co/NI1sXStLUP

Stephen Curry among NBA stars in awe of Kyrie Irving's 'uncanny' ball-handling

One player said Irving has 'the best handle of all time'<p>Praise means the most when it comes from your peers. It’s one thing to sit on a couch with a …

Giants GM: Odell Beckham needs to 'grow up' and 'look himself in the mirror'

Jerry Reese says Beckham is 'a smart guy but sometimes he doesn't do smart things'<p>Despite the wintery conditions in Green Bay on Sunday, Odell …

Richard Jefferson sneakily trips Kevin Durant on the Cavs-Warriors final play

Richard Jefferson, lockdown defender.<p>The Cavaliers came back and got the lead late in the game against the Warriors in the fourth quarter. Sounds familiar, right? Well, now the Warriors have Kevin Durant who can take over a game when they need him. That’s what the Warriors attempted in the last …

Explain One Play: Klay Thompson loops for an Andre Iguodala dunk

The “Loop” is one of the first plays that the Golden State Warriors stole from the San Antonio Spurs’ playbook when Steve Kerr installed a new …

Jeff Fisher had to be fired now for the sake of the Rams’ future

Recent actions by Fisher and results on the field forced the team’s hand.<p>It would be inaccurate to suggest that anyone was surprised the Los Angeles Rams decided to relieve Jeff Fisher of his coaching responsibilities on Monday. The Rams have struggled all season, and Fisher made excuse after …

Decisive proofs against the Sufis who take graves as places of worship: The condemnation of the one who worships Allāh at the grave of a righteous man - so how much worse is the one who actually worships the deceased? Kitāb at-Tawhīd, Ch. 20 - Abu Khadeejah | أبو خديجة

<b>“Ash-Sharh al-Moojaz al-Mumahhad li Tawheed al-Khaaliq al-Mumajjad alladhi allafahu Shaikhul-Islam Muhammad”</b><br>(<i>The Concise, Simple and Straight-forward</i> …

Islam

Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest of All Time,' Dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself "The Greatest" and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead.<p>Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

The NFL is the only thing that could derail Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys' season

This Story is About...<p>With a 7-1 record at the halfway mark, poised to match or break team records in the coming weeks, the Cowboys find themselves …

Greg Oden Thinks He’ll Be Remembered As ‘The Biggest Bust In NBA History’

Greg Oden remains one of the tragic figures of the NBA in the 21st century. Filled with promise, selected first overall by the Portland Trail Blazers ahead of Kevin Durant, persistent knee injuries refused to let him stay on the court. After a brief attempted comeback with the Miami Heat, Oden’s …

Stephen Curry amazes again, Warriors dominate in Denver: Takeaways

Golden State is looking like a superteam now<p>The Golden State Warriors destroyed the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, improving to a cool 7-2 on the season …

Kevin Durant Comments on Criticism After Warriors' Season-Opening Loss

Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors propelled expectations in the Bay Area to unimaginable new heights.<p>It's safe to say the former MVP is aware of how he's perceived, now that he's a member of the NBA's preeminent superteam.<p>According to ESPN.com's Ethan Sherwood Strauss, …

The Tony Romo-Dak Prescott QB conundrum reveals how smart the Cowboys really are

The Dallas Cowboys have the best problem in the NFL: Two Pro Bowl-caliber quarterbacks on the same roster and only enough snaps for one of them.<p>As …

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Iman Shumpert, Tyus Jones and More

We may be only a couple of days into the 2016-17 regular season, but NBA trade rumors on some intriguing young talent are already floating around the web.<p>Fresh off their first NBA championship in franchise history, the Cleveland Cavaliers may not be satisfied with the makeup of their roster, as …

Protests erupt in South L.A. for a second night after police fatally shoot an armed teen

Angry demonstrators poured into the streets of a South Los Angeles neighborhood Sunday night, the second night of protests over the fatal shooting of an armed 18-year-old man.<p>The rowdy crowd shut down traffic at 108th Street and Western Avenue, where at one point a white sports car was seen doing …

Law Enforcement

18 Pizzas You Should Be Grabbing a Slice Of

In search of the best pizza in town? With all the styles out there (Chicago, thin-crust, Grandma and more) and toppings to choose from (olives, peppers, greens, the list goes on), it can be tough to pick a favorite! (Don't even get us started on different sauces and cheeses.) But no matter what …

San Francisco

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

<i>These salt and pepper shrimp are crazy easy to make. They’re simply tossed in freshly ground mixed peppercorns and sea salt and seared in a wok or</i> …