The Miami Heat have closed out the Boston Celtics in 6 games, heading to the NBA Finals to face LeBron and the Lakers. After taking a commanding 3-1 lead, the Heat needed only one more win to move on. After falling to the Celtics in game 5, the Heat made a valiant effort in the fourth quarter to put the game away on Sunday.
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Ever since he began kneeling to protest racial injustice, Colin Kaepernick has remained unsigned and an outsider of the NFL. Due to his absence in the league, Kap had remained absent in the virtual representation of the gridiron, Madden NFL, since 2016. This changed as of Tuesday, September 8th.
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The NFL, alongside the NFL players association, have decided forgo the preseason as well as reduce the amount of players in training camp rosters. This change was announced on Tuesday.
A LeBron James rookie basketball card auctioned for $1.845 million on Sunday. The auction was held at Goldin Auctions, and the winner was Leore Avidar, the CEO of Lob.com.
On Thursday morning, rising NBA star, Zion Williamson, left the NBA bubble to attend to ‘urgent’ family medical matters. He is expected to return back the bubble soon, but could possibly miss some of the practice games.
The Kansas City Chiefs have been making some serious moves this offseason. After signing Patrick Mahomes to a 10 year extension, with a value of up to $503 million, the Chiefs have just locked in another key piece for years to come. Chris Jones has agreed on a four year contract with Kansas City.
The Washington Redskins will respond to the recent backlash by officially changing their name sometime soon. While we don’t know when exactly the new name will get released, they have officially retired the Redskin name and logo.
The NBA is giving players the opportunity to show their support of different social justice movements via social justice messages on the back of their jersey, replacing what would commonly be their last name. However, LeBron James announced that he will forgo this opportunity, and instead simply have “James” on the back of his jersey.
Victor Oladipo and DeAndre Jordan, two former NBA All-Stars, join an increasing group of players not willing to return for the remainder of the 2019-2020 NBA season. There are over eight players who have decided to not join their team in Orlando, including Avery Bradley, Trevor Ariza, and Davis Bertans, most notably.