Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Lakers’ Category

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Angels name Maddon new manager The Los Angeles Angels and Joe Maddon agreed to terms on a contract to make him the team's next manager. In making the official announcement on Wednesday, the Angels did not release contract specifics.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Chicago's flood of Paralympians underscores depth of wheelchair marathon talent The participation of 27 Paralympians and a big increase in prize money could make Sunday's Chicago Marathon wheelchair race the most competitive yet. "Having 27 Paralympians is huge," four-times Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, one of the favorites, told reporters on the eve of the race.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Chicago's flood of Paralympians underscores depth of wheelchair marathon talent The participation of 27 Paralympians and a big increase in prize money could make Sunday's Chicago Marathon wheelchair race the most competitive yet. "Having 27 Paralympians is huge," four-times Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, one of the favorites, told reporters on the eve of the race.

NBA Countdown: Which player wore No. 49 best in league history?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

We are inside of two months until the start of the 2019-20 NBA season, when the league's many new superstar pairings will finally be unveiled. What better way to pass the time than to count down these final 55 days by arguing over who wore each jersey number best until we reach 00. There are currently 49 days until the season opener on Oct. 22.

Lakers looking into allegations DeMarcus Cousins threatened his son’s mother

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

The Los Angeles Lakers are investigating allegations that All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins threatened his ex-girlfriend's life if she did not allow their 7-year-old son to attend his wedding to Morgan Lang this past weekend, according to multiple reports. We are aware of the allegation involving DeMarcus Cousins and, of course, take this claim seriously,” the Lakers said in a statement, via ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk. We are in the process of gathering information and will reserve further comment at this time.

This Week in US Sports: Clippers one-up Lakers, Home Run Derby shocks world

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

There is never a dull day in the NBA, but this past weekend may have been the craziest moment in league history. This was as crazy of an NBA offseason as there has ever been. An MVP candidate (Anthony Davis) was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, two stars signed with the Brooklyn Nets (Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving), the Boston Celtics reloaded with an All-NBA guard (Kemba Walker) and the New York Knicks are the Knicks.

Tiger latest notable over-40 champion in sports history

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Tiger Woods won his 15th major championship at age 43 by walking away from Augusta National Sunday with his fifth Masters green jacket. Here are some other notable over-40 champions: - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Helped push the Los Angeles Lakers to two NBA titles in 1987 and 1988 at the ages of 40 and 41. Tom Brady: The NFL quarterback Lead the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl win over the Los Angeles Rams in February at 41 years of age.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

With eight games remaining in the season, the Los Angeles Lakers announced that LeBron James will sit out Wednesday night's contest at Utah against the Jazz. James, who has been on a minutes restriction ever since the Lakers fell out of playoff contention, played 35 minutes against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, three minutes over his suggested playing time. Jerod Mayo, who spent his entire NFL career as a linebacker with the New England Patriots, is returning to the team as an assistant coach.

Brady, SuperSonics and the iPod shuffle – the last time LeBron missed the NBA playoffs

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

LeBron James has become the face of the NBA playoffs but the Los Angeles Lakers superstar will miss the postseason for the first time in 14 years. The last time the playoffs were James-less was in 2004-05, when the San Antonio Spurs reigned supreme, while the three-time champion has featured in the past eight NBA Finals. James swapped the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Lakers in the offseason - hoping to guide the iconic Los Angeles franchise to the playoffs for the first time in six years.

Here’s Julian Edelman hanging with Jameis Winston at Celtics-Lakers

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

Here's Julian Edelman hanging with Jameis Winston at Celtics-Lakers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com As it tends to happen in Hollywood, some pretty random stars collided Saturday night at Staples Center. New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman showed up to support the Boston Celtics for their game against the Los Angeles Lakers and caught up with several C's players on the court before tip-off. But Edelman wasn't the only NFL player in the house.