Miami Sports Pod: Tua’s injury, Tyler’s extension and Heat training camp
On the latest edition of the Miami Sports Pod, Local 10 Sports Anchors Will Manso and Clay Ferraro discuss the injury suffered by Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and how the team and league has responded since.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls Kyrie Irving’s Alex Jones tweet ‘what happens when education system fails’
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — the leading scorer in NBA history — dunked on Kyrie Irving in an essay accusing the Nets guard of “gelatinous ignorance.” He also called on consumers to give the 30-year-old ball handler the hook following Irving’s promotion of a clip showing “Infowars” host Alex Jones babbling a conspiracy theory. “Kyrie Irving’s thought process is an example of what happens when the ...news.yahoo.com
He’s Dominated Basketball Courts, But Now He’s Entering A Very Different Area
Wade recently filed a petition to legally change his daughter’s name from “Zion” to “Zaya,” requesting to refer to her as “female” in all future documents. Zaya came out as transgender in 2020, sharing she was “ready to live [her] truth.”Zaya’s truth is beautiful because it’s SO Black! Ghana’s Dagaaba people traditionally assigned gender based on spiritual energy versus anatomy. Pre-colonization, African countries didn’t persecute people for sexuality or gender, unlike anti-LGBTQIA+ violence and murder seen throughout Africa today. Like Wade, we must support community members with different identities from us, understanding these differences don’t make them less Black.thewestsidegazette.com
Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall on new book
Cynthia Marshall is the first Black female CEO in the NBA. She joins "CBS Mornings" to talk about her book, "You've Been Chosen: Thriving Through the Unexpected" and how her faith and extreme optimism made her uniquely equipped to turn around the culture at the Dallas Mavericks organization.news.yahoo.com
Dennis Rodman reverses course, says he’s not going to Russia to seek Brittney Griner’s release
Just two days after former NBA player Dennis Rodman told a news outlet that he was going abroad because he […] The post Dennis Rodman reverses course, says he’s not going to Russia to seek Brittney Griner’s release appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Miami Sports Pod: Tua plays and Skylar shines in Dolphins preseason loss, Udonis Haslem back with Heat
Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa made his preseason debut while rookie Skylar Thompson continued to look good under center, but should head coach Mike McDaniel be concerned with the struggles of Miami’s ground game?
Russian court finds WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty on drug charges
WASHINGTON – A Russian court on Thursday found Brittney Griner guilty on drug charges, as the U.S. government scrambles to secure the WNBA star's release. During closing arguments, Russian prosecutors asked the court to sentence her to nine-and-a-half years in prison. Last month, Griner pleaded guilty to the charges but said that she had unintentionally packed the cannabis canisters in her suitcase because she was in a hurry. "We put a substantial proposal on the table weeks ago," Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters last week. "This is delicate work," National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby told reporters during a White House press briefing.cnbc.com
AP source: Harden, 76ers agree on 2-year, $68 million deal
James Harden has agreed to terms on a two-year contract to stay with the Philadelphia 76ers and will make about $14.5 million less this coming season than he could have earned under his previous deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday.
Spoelstra, Heat excited for opportunity of Game 7 in front of home fans
FTX Arena in Downtown Miami will soon feature a packed house of white-wearing, ravenous Heat fans hoping to see Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and the rest of the never-say-die crew defend their homecourt and propel the franchise to its seventh appearance in NBA Finals.