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Gary Payton Recalls Michael Jordan Getting Revenge on Him for Trash Talk

Hall of Fame point guard Gary Payton said Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan provided him with a "Welcome to the NBA" moment while playing his rookie season with the Seattle SuperSonics.<p>Payton wrote in The Players' Tribune about MJ getting revenge for some preseason trash talk. He noted Jordan …

Basketball

The Lakers are still trying to move beyond the ‘darkness of the Kobe era’

LOS ANGELES — The basketball world descended on Staples Center on Monday night to celebrate Kobe Bryant, to honor his two decades of service to the Los Angeles Lakers by retiring not just one, but two numbers in his honor. It was a fitting tribute to one of the unique players in basketball history, …

Basketball

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 116-114 loss to the Golden State Warriors

When Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors, Luke Walton, now the coach of the Lakers, was still trying to make his way in his third season of the NBA.<p>He watched the game later that same night and was awestruck. To commemorate the moment, he borrowed a ticket from a family member …

Basketball

Rose Bowl 2018: Flight prices skyrocket for Georgia vs. Oklahoma game

For the first time since 1942, the <b>Georgia Bulldogs</b> are headed to to the <b>Rose Bowl</b> in Pasadena, California.<p>No. 3 Georgia will face off against No. 2 …

Flying

Packers place Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve

Now that the Packers are officially out of playoff contention, Rodgers will be shut down for the rest of the season.<p>The Packers announced Tuesday that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is headed to injured reserve for the second time this season.<p>Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in Week 6 when he …

NFL

Will Smith Will Reportedly Produce A Biopic On Michael Jordan’s Baseball Career

Michael Jordan‘s baseball sabbatical in 1993 has taken on mythical status over the years. Having just won three straight championships, MJ was in the absolute prime of his career, so conspiracy theories ran rampant about the real reason for his sudden departure from basketball.<p>The NBA’s tin-hat …

Alabama’s Playoff linebacker health was already iffy, and it just got worse

Star freshman Dylan Moses might not play in the Playoff.<p>Alabama freshman linebacker Dylan Moses is hurt.<p>AL.com’s Matt Zenitz reports Moses “suffered what's feared to be a season-ending foot injury during the Crimson Tide's practice on Monday.”<p>Alabama has elite talent up and down the roster, but the …

College Football

Collegiate Baseball Div. I Poll 12-19-17

<b>FLORIDA NO. 1 IN CB’S PRE-SEASON POLL</b><p>TUCSON, Ariz. — Florida is ranked No. 1 in <i>Collegiate Baseball’s</i> Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I pre-season poll …

NBA star confronts fans who slurred him

Damian Lillard plays shutdown defense off the court.<p>The Portland star point guard confronted fans who hurled an anti-gay slur at him Monday after the …

Basketball

Steve Kerr Says Kobe Bryant Has 'The Same Mentality and Mindset That MJ Had'

Steve Kerr played with Michael Jordan for just over three full seasons. He was part of the Bulls’ second three-peat so he got to see MJ up close …