Charles Barkley

'The Balling Part Is Easy': NBA Activism Got Legit. What Now?

<b>Karl-Anthony Towns was already</b> the face of an NBA franchise before he'd ever voted in a presidential election. But the sudden, awesome power of a superstar's platform did not discourage the 22-year-old from flexing off the court and, he says, "addressing the elephant in the room." Never has. Now …

Basketball

Auburn-Alabama football: Time, TV channel, watch online for Iron Bowl (November 25, 2017)

For the second time in five years, the annual Auburn-Alabama matchup — the Iron Bowl — carries even more weight than the normal in-state bragging …

College Football

Charles Barkley to serve as College GameDay’s guest picker ahead of huge Iron Bowl showdown

Really, could there be anybody else?<p>As it’s the last full Saturday of the 2017 college football season, there are a handful of huge matchups with …

College Football

Is Kyrie Irving already the early front runner for league MVP? 11-21-17

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Randy Moss, Richard Seymour among 27 semifinalists for 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame<br>• 49ers GM John Lynch: Jimmy Garoppolo …

LaVar Ball

The latest on the Giancarlo Stanton trade front, and the Partridge Family

Baseball's Hall of Fame voters are still dwelling in the past<p>- November 22, 2017<p>The Celtics have turned a corner, plus who are Massachusetts HS …

LaVar Ball

Auburn legend Charles Barkley to serve as guest picker on ESPN’s College GameDay

This will be must-see television on Saturday morning!Auburn legend Charles Barkley will serve as the guest picker on ESPN’s College GameDay, live …

Auburn University

Auburn football: What does it take to be among nation’s best?

<i>Auburn football is the No. 1 topic in the War Eagle Wakeup every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across the Tigers’ sports world.</i> …

College Football

The Celtics are riding a 16-game winning streak, so why are they still being nitpicked?

Baseball's Hall of Fame voters are still dwelling in the past<p>- November 22, 2017<p>The Celtics have turned a corner, plus who are Massachusetts HS …

David Ortiz

Female Saturday Night Live Alum Defend Senator Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Less than a week after Lena Dunham decided to apologize for defending <i>Girls</i> writer Murray Miller against accusations of sexual assault, 36 women from former <i>Saturday Night Live</i> casts have written a letter in support of Senator Al Franken.<p>The senator and <i>SNL</i> alum was accused of alleged sexual …

Feminism

Charles Barkley's Celtics hate keeps looking sillier

Trent Dilfer will never live down his infamous putdown of the Patriots following their 41-14 loss to the Chiefs on Monday Night Football in 2014. The …

Basketball

Howard Dominates as Hornets Stay Hot at Home

<b>By Matt Rochinski, hornets.com</b><p><b>Result</b><p>Dwight Howard had arguably one of the most dominant big-man performances in Charlotte basketball history, …

Basketball

NBA Power Rankings: Are the Celtics the NBA's team to beat?

NBA Power Rankings<p>Kyrie Irving and the Celtics have won 15 games, including one this past week over the defending NBA champions. See where they and …

NBA

On the day the Georgia Dome came down, a golden memory of Muhammad Ali

Stadium hosted ceremony in which the greatest of all time got his Olympic gold medal back<p>The theme from <i>Superman</i> blared through the Georgia Dome’s …

Sports

Not Sunday podcast, Ep. 11: Ian Rapoport breaks down the Patriots' turnaround, Jimmy Garoppolo trade and going from Herald to NFL Network

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Looking for Giancarlo Stanton trade timeline? Remember Chris Sale<br>• Browns OL Joe Thomas has no sympathy for Bill Belichick's …

LaVar Ball

Ep. 73 - Mut vs Bradfo 11-21-17

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Looking for Giancarlo Stanton trade timeline? Remember Chris Sale<br>• Browns OL Joe Thomas has no sympathy for Bill Belichick's …

LaVar Ball

Party time! Junior throws epic retirement party after finale

Dale Earnhardt Jr. threw his own retirement party on pit road. Earnhardt popped out of his car, flashed a thumbs-up sign and chugged a Budweiser. Drenched in sweat and suds, he grabbed another cold one. It was easy enough to keep happy hour rolling since the beer cooler was stashed on the trunk of …

Motorsport

Lonzo Ball should beware getting a reputation like the one that plagued Blake Griffin

“Blake Griffin is soft. Like the soft serve. You could put a chocolate coating on top and it gets even softer underneath.”<p>Those are the words of Raja …

Basketball

President Trump tweets about Marshawn Lynch after Patriots-Raiders

The Patriots emerged with a decisive victory in Mexico City on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Raiders by a convincing 33-8 scoreline.<p>Here’s news …

Marshawn Lynch

Celtics stats and facts from their 15-game winning streak

By winning in Atlanta on Saturday night, the Celtics had officially gone an entire month without losing. Following the 108-100 loss to the Milwaukee …

Basketball

OKC Thunder In the news – The litmus test week

OKC Thunder In the news for November 20 focusing on the growing concern over the OK3 fit and week ahead with major tests. Overall last week was a …

Basketball

Young Celtics playing high-level defense without fouling a lot

When you’re an NBA rookie or early on in your career, there’s so much to learn, especially when it comes to playing defense.<p>“Our length, being able …

NBA

Charlotte Hornets snap six-game skid with win over the Los Angeles Clippers, 102-87

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist<p>Led by Kemba Walker, the Charlotte Hornets got their first win since November 1st as they improved …

Basketball

Buck and Reimer - Is Charles Barkley just trolling? - 11-18-17

WEEI-1037fm-providence<p>- November 18, 2017<p>WEEI-1037fm-providence<p>- November 18, 2017<p>WEEI-1037fm-providence<p>- November 18, 2017<p>WEEI-1037fm-providence<p>- …

Buck and Reimer - The Sergio Dipp era has new life; Buck predicts the future of NFL in Europe 11-19-17

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Bruins 3, Sharks 1: Jake DeBrusk powers way to successful Cali finish<br>• Sunday 7: How Patriots’ week in Colorado will benefit …

Jaylen Brown

Jamal Crawford says Lonzo Ball should not change his shot

Lonzo Ball‘s shot has become a running gag around the NBA. During pregame warmups this season it looked like LeBron James and Joel Embiid …

Basketball

Celtics Hilariously Respond On Twitter To Charles Barkley’s Halftime Rant

1,507<p>The adage “he who laughs last, laughs loudest” is fitting for the Boston Celtics a day after their 92-88 win over the Golden State …

Basketball

Al Horford as an MVP Candidate

BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 16: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors on November 16, 2017 at the TD …

Basketball

NBA’s globalization puts shame to the NFL brand

China isn’t the most popular topic in basketball circles just now. The Warriors think back to their jet-lagged preseason trip and wonder if it cost …

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

The 5: Most thrilling debut seasons in Valley sports history

Sometimes, the first season in a completely new place goes well.<p>Often, it leads to greater accomplishments and improvement. Other times, great debut …

Mike D'Antoni

DHK - The Celtics had a major win last night, just don't ask Charles Barkley about it 11-17-17

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 51: Hot Stove (Show) Drama 11-17-17<p>- November 17, 2017<p>OMF - Would Rob Manfred actually have the gall to initiate a pitch clock …

Devin McCourty