In the moments following the Raptors Finals-clinching Game 6 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Toronto President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri was seen on camera in an altercation with a Sheriff's Deputy.
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The stereotype that all Canadians are friendly, was put to the test in Toronto last night during Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Much of the discussion about Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, has centered on a controversial tripping call that cost Boston a goal.
Baseball is full of unwritten rules: You don't walk in front of the catcher. You don't talk about a no-hitter during a no-hitter. And you never, ever, bunt to break up a no-hitter.
Much ado was made about all the Red Sox players — and coach— who chose not to attend when the defending World Series champs made their trip to the White House last month.
The U.S. women's national soccer team has not yet won the World Cup this year. However, that rather significant factor did not prevent one of the team's star players from saying what she would not celebrate at the White House if they did.
President Trump has a long history of helping to promote and showcase boxing and other combat sports events. And, true to form, the president has plans to recognize top performers in another fighting sports
A recent L.A. Times story in which the president of ESPN admitted that the network had become too political, set-off a Twitter debate between two former high-profile ESPN personalities.
Few sports topics have gotten more media attention in recent years than concussions in football and all the various potentially deadly conditions that could result from them.
An investigation has been launched into whether or not President Trump has been hacked and it has nothing to do with the Russians, Hillary Clinton, or Robert Mueller.
Chris Long, a Super Bowl champion in recent years with the Patriots and the Eagles, announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday.
Coaches are fond of saying that one can take the lessons learned in football, and apply them to everyday life. Though, most coaches aren't necessarily talking about using tackling to prevent potential tragedy when they say that.
The PGA Championship is well underway, and the man who won it in 1991 is still making headlines at Bethpage nearly 30 years later.
It seems like a disproportionate number of trespassing fans lack the necessary running skills to really give stadium security a good and thorough chase. That was definitely not the case on Wednesday night in Atlanta.
One of the most exciting storylines to watch heading into this baseball season was Tim Tebow's time at AAA. Would he be successful? Would he do well enough so that the Mets could bring him up later this year and give him a shot at the big leagues?
There was a time when MLB players could get called out on strikes and then retreat to the safety of the dugout, where they could curse the umpire in peace.
Attorneys representing Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter on Thursday morning, denying the child abuse claims discussed in a secret recording made public last week.
A Florida Judge has ordered New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to appear in court for the next hearing in his high-profile solicitation case.
Former Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano is pursuing a return to Major League Baseball. Though, to hear him tell it, it's actually God who wants him to pitch again.
Tiger Woods thrilled the golf watching world on Saturday, with a performance reminiscent of the kind he routinely displayed in the early 2000's.
Professional sports is often referred to as the place where men go to become boys. Though, there are certain boyhood behaviors that are better left to boys.
CBS cameras cut away from the Texas Tech locker room the moment their head coach entered the room and began leading the team in prayer.
LeBron James Calls Rapper Nipsey Hussle's Murder 'One of the Most Unfortunate Events' in American History
LeBron James did not hold back when describing how significant he felt the murder of his friend, rapper Nipsey Hussle, truly was. The Lakers forward called Hussle's death "one of the most unfortunate events" in American history.
It's always a risky move, when professional sports teams switch uniforms. Rarely, if ever, does anyone ever completely love the new uniforms. Especially if the old unis are considered "classics.
The head coach for Notre Dame's women's basketball team says there aren't nearly enough women in positions of power, and she's not just talking about basketball.
Most motorsports racers will not attach themselves to their rivals vehicle after they get bumped. However, sometimes, if you want to fight bad enough, you just do what you've got to do.
TMZ has obtained and released video of the barroom brawl involving Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford.
Phillies' Carlos Santana Smashed a TV to Keep Teammates from Playing 'Fortnite' During Losing Streak
It's not unusual for team leaders to re-focus their teammates when things aren't going well. It is unusual, however, to have said team leaders smash televisions in order to do it.
WATCH: Cops to Former NFL Player Barry Cofield During DUI Arrest: 'Get out of the Car or We'll Shoot!'
Things took a turn for the dangerous last July, during a confrontation between police and former NFL player Barry Cofield.
Bruce Pearl and the Auburn Tigers can be given credit for many things, after their SEC championship run. They can be given credit for winning the mental game.
There's an infinite number of strategies and moves that one can employ to win at chess. And, as we saw this past weekend, there's a wide variety of people who can have success employing those strategies and using them to win.
Normally it's inadvisable to have Cowboys and Redskins fans seated in close proximity to each other. It's even more inadvisable to have the rival fans seated together on Thanksgiving, when the two teams often play each other.
It's the NFL offseason, when players are supposed to be resting and avoiding the kind of brutal hits and physical beatings that they will undoubtedly sustain during the regular season.
When your star player gets drilled in the ankle by a pitch, it causes a lot of concern. When your star player gets drilled after just having signed a $330 million contract, it's a cause for outright panic.
The singing of the national anthem has become a source of controversy at sporting events in recent years. However, the only controversy after the singing of the anthem at Wednesday night's Hershey Bears hockey game, was whether or not it's the most charming sports moment in recent memory.
Jumping out of a plane, or off the side of a cliff, and paragliding to the ground, requires a lot of planning. There are chutes that need to be packed, weather has to be factored in, and, if you're in Australia, you need to prep for kangaroos that will violently assault you upon landing.
Bryce Harper has certainly done all he can to embrace Philadelphia. Which is a very good thing, because he's going to spend the next 13 years there.
Plenty of sports broadcasters have been pulled off the air for ill-advised comments that they made during broadcasts. However, few of them have actually been pulled off the air during a broadcast.
Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has not ruled out a presidential run in 2020.
Larry Baer, the San Francisco Giants CEO who was caught on video last week having a physical altercation with his wife, has taken a leave of absence as Major League Baseball conducts their investigation into the incident.
The NFL Combine is notorious for asking players interesting and, sometimes, absurd questions. Such as whether you see yourself as a dog or a cat? Or, if you had to murder someone, would you use a gun or a knife?
Football history was made this week, when a 22-year-old woman became the first female football player to sign a non-kicker scholarship offer.
As biological males and other trans athletes continue to rack-up an impressive record of victory while competing against biological females, a recent article by the Associated Press sounds the alarm over the "resentment," that success might bring.
Nature and wildlife intrudes upon the world of sports in a many different ways. Football has their snow games, baseball has rain delays, and hockey has squid thrown onto the ice.
Gritty, the very unattractive official mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers and, unofficially, the adopted mascot of several militant leftist organizations, got himself arrested on Saturday for streaking.
On Friday morning, news broke that police in Jupiter, Florida, were going to charge New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft with two counts of soliciting prostitution.
The details of Colin Kaepernick's collusion settlement with the NFL will likely never be known. The actual facts and figures remain protected by a confidentiality agreement that prevents either side from talking about it.
When it comes to dealing with people who are actively trying to tear you down and sabotage your dreams, few would know more about the subject than outspoken Christian and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow.
WATCH: Congressman Hank Johnson Says It's a 'Grave Injustice' that Kareem Hunt Has an NFL Contract and Kaepernick Doesn't
Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) called it a "grave injustice," that controversial former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has an NFL contract, while original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick does not.
A running back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers has been charged under California's new "revenge porn" law, after sending a sexually explicit video to an ex-girlfriend.
There is nothing sweet or scientific about a boxer punching his opponent three times below the belt. Unless, you're referring to the science of reproductive complications arising from said below the belt punches.
The Los Angeles Rams have given Californians a lot to be proud about since returning to the West Coast. However, the Rams inability to seal the deal against New England in the Super Bowl, has left the state's top elected official in a less than prideful position.
Ilhan Omar Wants USA Powerlifting Investigated for Banning Biological Males from Competing in Women's Events
If Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has her way, USA Powerlifting will soon find themselves under investigation for discrimination forpreventing biological males from competing in women's events.
After only three points in 30 minutes of football, and a long series of terrible no-good awful commercials, the Super Bowl finally delivered a great commercial.
Colin Kaepernick's #7 Jersey may not be seen on the field during the Super Bowl this weekend, but a pair of NBA stars made sure the former anthem protester's number got some love nonetheless.
In a day and age where the Super Bowl is the most watched television event in the world with billions of dollars wagered on the outcome, it only makes sense to entrust predicting the winner to a zoo animal, apparently.
The Pittsburgh Steelers did not qualify for the playoffs this year, and the New England Patriots did. However, no one in Pittsburgh is bitter about that.
The NFL has worked very hard to minimize the physical risks to defenseless players on the field. Now, it appears they may have to take action to prevent injuries to defenseless mascots off the field.
Some of the most hotly-debated topics in elementary school science projects this year have included global warming, evolution, and rocket science. However, somewhat surprisingly, another topic drawing a large amount of interest has been the guilt or innocence of Tom Brady.
It was expected to be the most difficult challenge Ryan Bader would face on his seemingly unstoppable quest to clinch the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix championship. However, it ended up just being another short day at the office for "Darth Bader.
The media isn't exactly experiencing all-time high's in popularity these days. Whether it's due to concocting stories intended to smear and impeach the president, or calling for teenagers to be "doxxed.
No one likes sitting in a drive-thru, but this is just ridiculous. Former Raiders and Cowboys running back Darren McFadden, was arrested on Monday for driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
As if trying to stop the greatest quarterback of all-time from scoring a game-winning touchdown wasn't hard enough, the Chiefs defense found themselves playing against the officials on Sunday as well.
Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame candidacy got a public show of support on Sunday from someone who knows about being a candidate for something, and winning.
The conduct and antics of some people during the singing of the national anthem, has become a source of anger and controversy over the last few years.
Many have questioned whether Red Sox Manager and Peurto Rican native Alex Cora will attend the White House ceremony when the World Series champs make the trip to D.C.
Apparently fresh out of sports takes in the week leading up to the NFL conference championship games, ESPN host Molly Qerim decided to imply that President Trump's decision to serve the Clemson football team fast food, was racist.
President Trump remarked on Monday, that he felt confident the Clemson Tigers would appreciate the fast food feast he had provided for them when they visited the White House.
The kinder and gentler face of the modern NHL, took a backseat to the rough-and-tumble ways of old on Monday night. As players from two Original Six rivals— the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens— dropped the gloves and duked it out at TD Garden.
People cope with disappointment in all kinds of different ways, but what one Eagles fan reportedly did after Sunday's playoff loss takes things to an entirely different level.
Last week, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson received a lot of criticism for signaling first down when his team was trailing by 21 points.
While most of President Trump's Twitter followers have been scanning his timeline expecting to find the latest information regarding the government shutdown. On Friday afternoon, the more than 57 million people who follow the president got a far more light-hearted update.
Washington Nationals Offer Delayed Payment Program for Ticket Holders Impacted by Government Shutdown
D.C. area residents are more impacted than most, when it comes to the affects of dealing with the partial government shutdown. However, one D.C. sports team is taking action when it comes to accommodating fans who may have had to tighten their belts.
It's playoff time in the NFL. Which means quarterbacks are connecting with their star wide receivers on the most important and dramatic passing plays of the NFL season.
PETA Wants Texas and Georgia to Stop Using Live Animal Mascots After Bevo-UGA Sugar Bowl Confrontation
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has issued a statement reaffirming their desire for school's to stop using live animal mascots, in the wake of an incident involving animal mascots at the Sugar Bowl.
There are certain things you need to have in abundant supply, if you're going to host a party for over 76,000 hockey fans. Ample supplies of food and beer, would be very high on that list.
Not everyone handles disappointment the same way. Some fans may drown their sports-related sorrows at the local bar. Others might flock to the local church, to seek more powerful and substantive assistance.
It's no secret that rock star Jon Bon Jovi is a huge football fan. The New Jersey native was once the majority owner of the Arena League's Philadelphia Soul, and he can frequently be seen in the owner's box of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft.
Former ESPN Host Jemele Hill on Calling Trump a White Supremacist: 'I Thought I Was Saying Water Is Wet'
Former ESPN host and current writer for theAtlantic,Jemele Hill, says she thought she was merely stating the obvious when she called President Trump a "white supremacist" on Twitter last year.
NBA star LeBron James apologized on Sunday, for sharing song lyrics on Instagram which contained a reference to getting "Jewish Money."
NBA star LeBron James posted song lyrics on his Instagram account, which have raised some eyebrows.
This is the time of year when people are known to carry items in bags, hoping to distribute them and bring joy to the masses. However, a former NFL player has put his own spin on the Christmas spirit and its landed him in extremely hot water.
The Chicago Blackhawks have struggled mightily this year, and haven't given their fans much to cheer about. Now, on top of that, it appears they've started fighting their fans.
There's no shortage of opinions, when it comes to who President Trump should select as the next White House chief of staff.
The Oakland Raiders will soon no longer be, the Oakland Raiders. The "Silver & Black" will pull up digs, leave Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum behind, and head to Las Vegas in 2020.
Confidence is one of the most admirable traits one can have. However, just like with any good thing, people can take confidence way too far.
It's been a challenging year for Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette. He's battled injuries, a quarterback change, and his team is terrible.
You never quite know what you're going to see during an NFL broadcast. The modern fan can safely assume he'll be treated to a bevy of political protest, occasional profanity, gratuitous and hilarious celebration, and, of course, interminable replays.
The Packers have fired their head coach and don't seem to have a lot left to play for, but that doesn't mean they don't have a lot of fight left.
When Redskins quarterback Alex Smith broke his tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans a few weeks ago, the injury appeared severe enough to prompt some to question whether Smith would ever play again.
TMZ has obtained video of Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, brutally attacking and kicking a woman in the hallway of a hotel.
A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader took a knee during the playing of the national anthem on Thursday night, in what appears to be the first protest by an NFL cheerleader.
The NFL played three games in London during the 2018 season, and things went so well that the league has decided to come back for four games in 2019.
The Patriots played the Bills in Buffalo on Monday night, which means someone just had to bring an adult sex toy to the game and throw it on the field.
It just wouldn't seem like Fergie singing the national anthem, if the Golden State Warriors weren't around to mock it. As it turns out, even Fergie's anthem remixes are subject to mockery from the defending champs.
NBA star LeBron James wore a Beto O'Rourke hat in San Antonio Saturday night, as the Lakers took on the San Antonio Spurs.
Nike released their new Colin Kaepernick t-shirts on Thursday, and the sportswear giant sold out of the new shirts on the same day.
There was a time when Carolina's Eric Reid and Philadelphia's Malcolm Jenkins were allies fighting for the cause of social justice. Well, those times are over.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has often been accused of being tone-deaf, or out of touch with how fans view the game. On Wednesday, we may have received the best possible evidence that those who believe that are absolutely correct.
A protester got past Cowboys security during the national anthem at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on Sunday. The protester held a sign urging fans to "vote Republican" and "stop abortion.