Breanna Stewart’s first signature shoe Stewie 1 unveiled by Puma

Courtesy of Puma At one point during last year’s WNBA season, Storm star Breanna Stewart attended a meeting in Indianapolis in which her basketball journey was on a full display. Representatives from Puma had put together mood and inspiration boards from different junctures from Stewart’s past, “from where I grew up, to where I am … Read more

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

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

Baker Mayfield to the Panthers rumors won’t stop

The news cycle doesn’t stop, and so you had plenty of questions for this mid-June week. Let’s start with two questions I’ll tackle together … Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports (Mayfield); Jim Dedmon/USA TODAY Sports (Darnold) From Quinn (@QuinnNaps): The Panthers were criticized for passing on Justin Fields. If you were the Panthers, would you rather … Read more

2022 WNBA season: Finals picks, predictions, top storylines

The 2022 WNBA season is finally upon us. We certainly haven’t been left twiddling our thumbs in a jam-packed offseason that saw a few MVPs re-sign with their teams, several league scoring champions head elsewhere in free agency, some young stars get traded and the return (and rebirth) of a former first-round pick. But all … Read more