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Adam Rippon Turns Down NBC Contributor Gig

Fans will have to wait to see Adam Rippon appear regularly on the small screen. The charismatic figure skater will not be joining NBC as a contributor, the network confirmed to HuffPost, after Rippon clarified the news during a Monday morning interview from Pyeongchang, South Korea. “I am so flattered that NBC wanted me to work […]

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Avalanche prospect Cale Makar turns down 2018 Olympics invite from Team Canada, per report

Colorado Avalanche top prospect Cale Makar turned down an invitation to play for Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics, reports TSN’s Darren Dreger. Hockey Canada will announce the full roster for the men’s team being sent to Pyeongchang Thursday at 12 p.m. ET. Makar, the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, recently […]

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LaVar Ball had a meeting with Lakers management to tone down his team criticisms, per report

The Lakers’ front office had a meeting with LaVar Ball to request he tone down his criticisms of head coach Luke Walton, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The meeting was led by Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka. “It was the best thing, man,” Ball told ESPN. “Everybody’s going […]

Venus Williams Breaks Down About Deadly Car Crash After Wimbledon Win

Venus Williams stepped out of a Wimbledon news conference in tears Monday after she was asked about a fatal car crash that involved her earlier this month. The star appeared following her first-round victory against Belgium’s Elise Martens. “There are really no words to describe, like, how devastating and ― yeah. I’m completely speechless,” Williams said. […]

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Alexander Radulov’s free agency has come down to Canadiens vs. Stars bubble hockey game

The last big fish on the NHL free agent market is Alexander Radulov, and one hockey family is apparently being torn apart by the race for him. Per TSN insider Pierre LeBrun, two teams are vying for Radulov’s high asking price (believed to be seven years): the Montreal Canadiens and Dallas Stars. He played for […]