Ice Cube Scores Another Venture With Professional Basketball League

After more than two decades of success in music and Hollywood, Ice Cube is bringing his talents to sports with the launch of his basketball league, BIG3. According to multiple reports, the league will kick off in late June and feature eight traveling teams competing in 3-on-3, half court games with former NBA players. Cube […]

Boxing Writer Jeffrey Sussman Delivers Another Knockout Read

Pound for pound, Jeffrey Sussman is the strongest boxing writer alive. Boxing has taken it on the chin of late. Few interesting fighters, few interesting fights. And worst of all, from a literary perspective, few interesting books on boxing. It’s hard to imagine in a world of mixed martial arts and fantasy sports, but for […]

College Athletes Lost Another Fight To Get Paid. But There’s A Silver Lining.

On Monday, a federal appeals court ruled against three track and field athletes who had sued the University of Pennsylvania and the NCAA on the grounds that they were employees who did not receive fair compensation under federal wage and hour laws. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was the latest […]

Katie Ledecky Anchors U.S. Women’s 4 x 200 Meter Freestyle Relay To Another Gold

Freestyle queen Katie Ledecky made sure of her third swimming gold medal of the Rio Olympics, and fourth of her career, after anchoring the U.S. women to victory in the 4×200 meters relay on Wednesday. Australia took silver and Canada the bronze. The U.S. were the defending champions but only Allison Schmitt, who swam the […]