Author: Mikesportz

HEREFORDSHIRE athlete Clara Evans came away with a team gold medal from the European Athletics Championship. Evans was born and raised in Hereford and started her love for athletics from the age of eight. The 30-year-old long-distance runner set a new half-marathon personal best time of one hour, 10 minutes and six seconds despite difficult conditions in Rome. “The race went really well despite the warm conditions,” said Evans. The first part of the race was on cobbles and narrow roads with lots of turns which was difficult because of the large group. “We then moved onto the lapped section…

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Fans are certainly disappointed with how this season ended for the Nuggets, but overall they’ve been a relatively stable organization for the last few years. Even after winning a title, nobody is considering them one of the glamour franchises in the league or anything like that, but they continually churn out a good product and seem to make savvy moves for the most part. In the wake of Dan Hurley turning down the Lakers gig, there has been a lot of debate about whether or not the Lakers head coaching job is actually a desirable one at all. On the…

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It appears Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Zay Flowers will receive no punishment following an investigation into an alleged domestic assault. The NFL announced Thursday it couldn’t find enough evidence that Flowers violated its personal conduct policy, two months after Baltimore County police announced they had suspended their investigation with no criminal charges. The NFL’s full statement: Both investigations could theoretically be reopened should new evidence come to light, but for now, Flowers appears to be clear. The NFL does not require a player to be charged with a crime to be able to punish him. The incident at the center…

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DALLAS — Last May, Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown felt like he let his team down on one of the biggest stages in basketball. In Game 7 of the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals, he went 8-for-23 from the floor and had a whopping eight turnovers en route to a 103-84 loss to the Miami Heat. From that defeat, Brown only grew hungrier for a taste of playoff glory, which has been on full display against the Dallas Mavericks in the 2024 NBA Finals. I mean, last year, just falling short on your home floor, it definitely hurt,” Brown said during…

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As of last week, the Dallas Cowboys gained some relief on the salary cap as they absorbed $9.5M in cap space after designating Michael Gallup a June 1st cap casualty. For Gallup, he struggled to regain his form after an ACL injury during the 2021 season and was never quite the same. Gallup’s release allowed both sides to have a fresh start, with Gallup joining the Las Vegas Raiders and Dallas getting some cap space. Now, we all know that the Cowboys aren’t going to spend all of it in one place, and they usually like to hunt for a…

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Since January, discussions concerning the Chicago Bears’ offseason have almost exclusively revolved around one thing: the quarterback. Oct 9, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) scrambles against the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports First it was about the departure of former starter, Justin Fields, who was eventually traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a day 3 pick in the 2025 NFL Draft; and subsequently concerned the selection of 1st overall pick, Caleb Williams, and whether he could break the long-standing Bears QB curse, who have…

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Angel Reese sent a message out to her critics on Thursday morning – after enjoying her best game yet in the WNBA after being drafted by Chicago Sky. Reese scored 20 points in the Sky’s narrow loss to top-ranked Connecticut Sun on Wednesday – but Chicago were eventually beaten 83-75. Reese collected 10 rebounds and 1 assist to earn player of the game on the night. Taking to X on Thursday, the 22-year-old posted: ‘Remember, YOU ARE ENOUGH. ‘Surprise yourself before you surprise others. Do what makes YOU happy. Don’t care what ANYBODY has to say or think. LIVE THE LIFE…

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If time heals all wounds, the Los Angeles Lakers did not get the memo — or else, they merely thought Jerry West had more time. West, who died Tuesday at age 86, is so associated with the success of the Lakers teams of the 1960s, 1980s, and late 1990s, that a statue of West outside the Lakers’ home arena depicts him in a Lakers jersey . The short answer: at the time of his death, West had been employed by the Clippers as an executive board member and consultant since 2017. He had not worked in any official capacity for…

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Jerry West had a direct impact on some of the greatest basketball players to ever live, and Michael Jordan says he was among them. West died on Wednesday at the age of 86. Four Jerry West feats that will likely never be replicated Six facts you might not know about Jerry West’s iconic NBA logo LeBron James pays tribute to Jerry West in social media post Every NBA player to average 30 points per game in a season The ‘Yearly NBA playoff leaders in PPG’ quiz Vince Carter’s aerial skills are so skilled that he believes he can defeat the…

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Mario Nash Jr. took official visits to Clemsonand Ole Miss the past two weekends, and he’s scheduled to travel to LSU this weekend and Mississippi State next weekend on another pair of official visits. But he found himself at another SEC school Wednesday afternoon, participating in a camp in hopes of earning another scholarship offer. The four-star Class of 2025 offensive lineman from Kemper County High School in De Kalb, Miss., succeeded in adding another major program to his lengthy list of college choices. He earned an offer from Tennesseewith a strong showing at the Vols’ latest camp, and while…

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