Category: Sport

Report: Champions League final lined up for late August

A report states that UEFA have earmarked late August to host the final of both the 2019-20 Champions League and Europa League. Due to the coronavirus pandemic both of UEFA’s showpiece tournaments have been postponed indefinitely, as European soccer’s governing body initially wanted the 2019-20 season to be completed by June 30 but have since […]

Partick Thistle accepts cruel relegation despite match-in-hand

Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle entered the coronavirus suspension with reason to believe it would escape the drop zone when the season reached its conclusion. The Glaswegian side sat 10th in the Championship, which is the second-tier’s only automatic relegation spot. They were two points back of the ninth-place playoff spot and five back of […]

Jerry Stackhouse: I never started a fight

Jerry Stackhouse is one of the NBA’s most infamous fighters. Kirk Snyder. Christian Laettner. Jeff Hornacek. Brevin Knight. Allen Iverson. They were all on the receiving end. Stackhouse on The Woj Pod: There’s not one fight or skirmish that I’ve been in that I started. I still hold to that. I just feel like, OK, I […]

Michael Jordan ‘Last Dance’ documentary: When, where to watch; what to look for

ESPN got the message. With sports fans starved for new content — one can only rewatch “Tiger King” so many times — they bumped up the release date of the new “The Last Dance” 10-hour Michael Jordan documentary. The original plan had been to air it around this year’s NBA Finals in June. However, with […]

Report: Warriors tried to trade Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson for Chris Paul in 2011

Between 1998 and 2012, the Warriors had no All-Stars. Golden State sure tried to add one, though. The Warriors made Kevin Garnett’s short list in 2007 and reportedly nearly traded for the Timberwolves star before the Celtics got him. Golden State general manager Bob Myers – dangling Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson – also pursued Chris Paul before the New Orleans Hornets traded him to the Clippers in […]

Report: Jalen Green to earn $500K in NBA’s new minor-league program

Why did Jalen Green jump from high school to the NBA’s minor league, a path nobody took last year? Because the offer improved substantially from $125,000. Jonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: California high school star Jalen Green, the No. 1 prospect in the 2020 ESPN 100, is making the leap to a reshaped NBA professional […]

Dwyane Wade: Easy for celebrities to say ‘stay home’ in mansions

It has become a pastime to shame those who leave their houses during the coronavirus pandemic. Celebrities, including NBA players, have urged people to stay home. People have even been encouraged to call the police when spotting others not social distancing. Dwyane Wade is again showing his thoughtfulness. Wade, via the NBA’s YouTube: I haven’t came out and said a […]