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Nike director slams LaVar Ball with worst insult yet

Nike director slams LaVar Ball with worst insult yet

But it appears that money won't come from Nike, as veteran executive George Raveling gave his opinion on LaVar on Thursday - and it wasn't pretty. Raveling's leverage extends further as the director of global basketball sports marketing for Nike, the company LaVar hopes - or likely expects - will sign his three basketball-playing sons to a 10-year, $1 billion shoe deal.


Outstanding Pre-Fight Canelo vs Chavez Jr Documentary

Outstanding Pre-Fight Canelo vs Chavez Jr Documentary

I'm gonna put myself in the position. The WBC even created a special Cinco de Mayo belt for this non-title fight; every year, they'll award it to the victor of the biggest bout of the weekend. Despite of that Alvarez is not convinced it will make a difference to what transpires inside the ring. "I don't think it's gonna be a knockout", Lemieux said regarding Alvarez-Chavez.


Aaron Hernandez's conviction could be tossed due to 'quirky' law

Aaron Hernandez's conviction could be tossed due to 'quirky' law

His body was found just after 3 a.m. Wednesday. The onetime tight end was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later. An investigation into Hernandez's death is ongoing, and WBZ reported that authorities were looking into the possibility that he may have consumed a drug called K2, or "synthetic marijuana", Tuesday night.



Tennis players congratulate Serena Williams on pregnancy

The confirmation came after a day of rampant speculation that extended even to the global governing body of women's tennis. Serena's announcement has also earned her heaps of praise, as the fact that she's 20 weeks' pregnant means she was expecting when she won the Australian Open in January - impressive stuff.



Serena Williams announces she's pregnant with first baby in cute photo

Tennis star Serena Williams , the highest paid female athlete in the world , is expecting her first child sometime this fall . The post came with the caption "20 weeks", but was then deleted without explanation before official confirmation came several hours later.


British teenager has legs amputated after F4 crash

British teenager has legs amputated after F4 crash

Billy Monger was left in a critical condition after the crash with a fellow racer's auto at Donington Park, Derbyshire, on Sunday. Efforts made to save his legs were unsuccessful, and a Justgiving page has now been set up by JHR team boss Steven Hunter to raise funds to support Monger in his recovery.