Michele Tafoya says Dan Le Batard ambushed her during interview

1. Former NBC NFL sideline reporter Michele Tafoya appeared on The Dan Le Batard Show last week. Later, she was a guest on a Fox News show and complained about the way she was treated by Le Batard’s show without naming Le Batard’s show. “I was invited with this, ‘We want to talk about your great … Read more

Dan Snyder’s Latest Act of Cowardice Shows His True Colors

Snyder: Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports; Waynes: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports; Kupp: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports Vacation’s a few days away for me. So let’s drop some notes here … • Count me among those rolling eyes at Dan Snyder’s attorney’s contention that a scheduling conflict, as well as the weird idea that testifying virtually … Read more

ESPN: ‘Ryan Clark, Halle Berry, V Foundation Did Not Want To Work With Sage Steele’

1. One of the weirdest things in sports media at the moment, at least to me, is Sage Steele suing ESPN while still working at ESPN. Steele filed a lawsuit against the network and its parent company, Disney, in April, alleging that she was punished for comments she made on Jay Cutler’s podcast, violating her first … Read more

Storm’s Sue Bird has ‘fairy tale’ ending in final pro trip to New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Nancy Bird looked on from a courtside seat as Storm players loosened up before Sunday’s contest vs. the Liberty. And with just over an hour to go until tipoff, she was greeted by the person she was most excited to see play. At 41, Sue, is Nancy’s daughter. Of course, though, she is also now … Read more

Inside the Golden State Warriors’ return to glory

They’d danced this celebratory dance before, the steps familiar, the rhythm ever-changing: first, with an innocent joyfulness, later with a chest-thumping exuberance. And this time, with tears and defiance and a renewed appreciation for the journey. The Warriors of Golden State reclaimed their preeminence Thursday night, dispatching the Celtics in a six-game NBA Finals, earning their fourth … Read more

Warriors pull away on Stephen Curry’s big night to win NBA championship

It’s hard to separate these Warriors from the iterations that immediately preceded them. The 15-win 2019-20 group was riddled with injuries, most notably to Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Last year’s team again lacked Thompson, and again, ended short of a postseason berth. It’s why leading into this year’s Finals, Curry expressed an appreciation for … Read more

Ravens are fleecing the NFL with a focus on non-premium positions

It was not on purpose that the greatest players in modern Ravens history—Ray Lewis (an inside linebacker), Ed Reed (a safety), Marshall Yanda (an interior offensive lineman) and Justin Tucker (a kicker)—are players at non-premium positions. But it might be significant. While some of you might have missed it, the Ravens seem to be fleecing … Read more

Jaylen Brown’s evolution has paid off for Boston Celtics

Celtics majority owner Wyc Grousbeck wasn’t used to getting booed. But just over eight years after Boston won its 17th title, he stood inside TD Garden and delivered news to an impatient and hungry fanbase that didn’t approve of what he had to say. “There has not been a trade,” Grousbeck said, standing before an … Read more