Basketball

Adam Silver — Donald Trump controversy ‘discouraging’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After talking to an angered Masai Ujiri, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said President Donald Trump’s reportedly vulgar comment on immigration “is discouraging” but will not deter the work of the NBA and NBPA in creating real change in communities. “I certainly understand how upset he is as an immigrant to this country […]

Basketball

Raptors president Masai Ujiri criticizes President Donald Trump over reported remark

6:27 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language that may be offensive for some readers. TORONTO — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States and becoming one of the most unique front-office success stories in professional sports history, responded strongly to President […]

Golf

Luke Donald: English golfer hospitalised with chest pains

Luke Donald posted this image on his Instagram account from hospital in Georgia in the US England’s Luke Donald has undergone tests in hospital for chest pains and will not return to action until 2018. The former world number one, 39, was entered in this week’s PGA Tour event – the RSM Classic in Sea […]

Hockey

Make Halloween great again: McDavid’s Donald Trump costume gets mixed reaction – NHL on CBC Sports

Much like the controversial politician himself, Connor McDavid’s decision to dress as Donald Trump for a Halloween party has received a polarizing reaction on social media. A photo posted Monday on an Instagram account belonging to McDavid’s girlfriend shows the Edmonton Oilers star dressed as a svelte version of U.S President Donald Trump, complete with […]

Basketball

LeBron James talks Michael Jordan, Donald Trump and more

After winning his third championship with an epic comeback from down 3-1 to the Golden State Warriors in 2016, LeBron James told campers at his summer clinic he was “chasing the ghost” of Michael Jordan. Still stuck at half Jordan’s six-title total a year later, James laid out a plan for catching His Airness in […]

Basketball

Golden State Warriors players support NFL players protests in light of President Donald Trump remarks

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors forwards Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala support the NFL players who have chosen to kneel in a peaceful protest during the national anthem in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks. “Sports is the United States. Sports is what brings us all together,” Durant said Sunday after training […]