Serena Williams amazing career comes to an end at US Open

Serena Williams bids farewell to the sport she dominated for so longPhoto: Getty Images The first time I wrote “professionally” about Serena Williams, back when Bleacher Report was still an onslaught of slideshows, I called her overrated. I was just out of college, and my terrible, awful, horrendous take was she didn’t win as much … Read more

Knicks target Donovan Mitchell makes appearance at Rucker Park

Today the street-ball mecca. Tomorrow the basketball mecca? Donovan Mitchell made an appearance at Rucker Park on Thursday night, his latest stop in what has been an offseason tour around the country and especially around New York City for the Jazz star, who is likely on the trading block. Fans at the street basketball championship … Read more

Why AEW’s Future May Hinge On Disney/ESPN’s NBA Deal

In the ever-changing world of broadcast television, sporting events remain a constant. While people stream a ton of content, save shows on their DVRs, and generally watch very little programming in real-time, they still watch live sports as they air. That has made pretty much any sport with a following a valuable broadcast commodity. The … Read more

Ben Simmons repeatedly called ‘Russell Westbrook’ in candy store

Awkward. Nets guard Ben Simmons was at IT’SUGAR candy store when he was approached by comedian Gerald Huston, who repeatedly called him Russell Westbrook, the Lakers’ point guard, in a viral video. “Oh my God. It’s you, bro!” Guston said in the clip, which was posted to the comedian’s verified Instagram account. “Russell Westbrook, bro! … Read more

Genie Bouchard pranked with swimsuit pic at Odlum Brown VanOpen

Genie Bouchard played in her first tennis tournament in more than a year at the Odlum Brown VanOpen this week. Before hitting the court, though, it seems the player credentialing office had some fun with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit alum. In fact, Bouchard’s photo on her credential appeared to be from the 2018 issue of … Read more