Category: Sport

What can Elias Pettersson do for an encore?

The one big positive for the 2018-19 Vancouver Canucks was the rapid development of Elias Pettersson. From the moment he arrived he was the team’s best, most impactful player and began his career with a five-game point streak and 10 goals in his first 10 games. Even when he was not scoring goals he made […]

Kobe says he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape, that fist fight brought respect

It has been 15 years since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal were teammates, and yet tales of their legendary feuds — and championship exploits — never get old. Kobe was at the PHP Agency Convention in Las Vegas recently, speaking on stage with Patrick Bet-David (the video is above but NSFW), when they talked a […]

League Cup draw: Man City, Liverpool, Spurs drawn away in 3rd round

The Premier League’s big(gest) boys are set to join the League Cup party in the next round, with last season’s top-seven sides learning their third-round opponents during Wednesday’s draw. Defending League Cup holders Manchester City will begin their defense away to EFL Championship side Preston North End, while their PL title rivals Liverpool will visit […]

NTT IndyCar Series championship just got more difficult for Rossi and Dixon

Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon are down, but not out, of the battle for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship. But as the series heads to Portland International Raceway for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, their quest has become much more difficult. Both drivers lost points to championship leader Josef Newgarden in last Saturday’s Bommarito […]

Venus Williams has earliest U.S. Open exit in six years

Venus Williams in 2019 Grand Slams: three match wins, four match losses. She hasn’t reached the second week of a major since her resurgent 2017, and, at age 39, has fallen outside the top 50 for the first year since 2013. Williams lost to fifth seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. […]

Kobe, Shaq say they have no beef (then Shaq takes a shot at Dwight Howard for fun)

Kobe Bryant was honest from his perspective: He never thought Shaq matched his work ethic, and that bothered him. (More on that later.) At a corporate event in Las Vegas recently, Kobe said he would have had 12 rings if Shaq had his work ethic, and said Shaq would say the same. Shaq disagreed in […]

League Cup: Everton survive Lincoln scare; Foxes oust Magpies on PKs

Everton went 1-0 down to League One side Lincoln after 21 seconds, but Marco Silva‘s side turned things, but the Toffees then just about threw it all away, only to survive and advance to the third round via Alex Iwobi‘s 81st-minute winner. Harry Anderson put the home side ahead right after kickoff, and the Imps […]