LaVar Ball seems to be ignoring LeBron James’ warning to keep his kids’ names out of his mouth. Most college basketball fans are familiar with the latest twist in the Ball saga: Ball went on Chris Broussard’s podcast and said that NBA superstars’ sons tend to be less talented than the sons of less famous players. James didn’t like that much, and on Tuesday, he told ESPN that Ball needs to leave his family alone.
Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock is, as you know, the smartest coach in the NHL, or at least that’s what he’d tell you. One minute into the third period, defenseman Roman Polak took a bad penalty, boarding Oliver Bjorkstand. Luckily for them, the Blue Jackets were unable to convert on their super-sized power play.
A fan wearing a Nolan Ryan jersey sits next to Nolan Ryan himself at Astros camp. During a minor league game at the Houston Astros spring training facility on Wednesday morning, one lucky fan had that opportunity. As seen in the photo above, a man sporting a Nolan Ryan jersey was seated directly next to the Hall of Fame pitcher and current adviser to Astros’ ownership while watching the game.