Author: Mikesportz

200m teams for Paris are officially set, headlined by Tokyo Olympic bronze medalists Gabby Thomas and Noah Lyles. Thomas qualified for her second Olympics after winning the track and field trials Saturday night. She heads to Paris with a top time of 21.81. Joining her are Brittany Brown, a first-time Olympian who ran a personal best 21.90, and McKenzie Long, another first-timer who finished with a 21.91. Sha’Carri Richardson, a favorite in the 200m who’s already made the 100m Olympic team, barely missed out on qualifying for her second event with a fourth-place finish of 22.16. “This is incredible,”…

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Luka Doncic won the ESPY award for the 2024 NBA Player of the Year Thursday ahead of the 2024 ESPYs event. The ESPYs, ESPN’s sports-award show that’s been running since 1993, are decided by the fans, and Doncic beat out fellow nominees Nikola Jokic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Jayson Tatum. Jokic took home the 2024 MVP award in May, while Doncic finished third.

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The Tennessee Volunteers are entering a pivotal season in college football. The program is entering year four under head coach Josh Heupel with former high-profile recruit Nico Iamaleava slated to be the starting quarterback. The Volunteers are looking to get back to a 10-win season like they accomplished in 2022, and one major outlet believes they will. The Volunteers, as do the majority of SEC programs, have quite the schedule to push through this season. They will play Alabama at home with road trips to Oklahoma and Georgia just to mention a few. Despite that, CBS believes the program will…

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 Having missed out on the 1500 gold in the last two World Championships, reigning Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen set out to remind his foes, pre-Paris, who they are dealing with. The Norwegian, in a typically solo performance after his pacers stepped off, ran his fastest 1500 ever to highlight the Meeting Herculis. The world-leading effort came after Slovenia’s Žan Rudolf led through the first two laps in 55.17 and 55.49 (1:50.66) before stepping aside. Belgian Pieter Sisk then led through 1000 before Ingebrigtsen confidently took over, already with a healthy lead over Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot and American Yared NuguseAnd. He…

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Kamilla Cardoso cursed at her friend during a TikTok live session The Brazilian has had a productive WNBA start with the Chicago Sky The Chicago Sky center went live on TikTok with South Carolina basketball commit Adhel Tac, and tried on a bright red wig – which she thought gave her a certain type of look. ‘Ooh I look like that princess, what’s her name?,’ she said. Tac then replied, ‘Fiona?’, referring to Shrek’s green-skinned wife. Cardoso did not appreciate that response from her fellow Gamecock, calling Tac a ‘f*****g h**’ and giving her the middle finger.

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Two success stories under the Jordan Family umbrella are coming together for a special event. Michael Jordan’s rapidly growing celebrity-owned tequila brand, Cincoro is once again collaborating with Marcus Jordan’s Trophy Room. To celebrate an 8th anniversary as a family, Cincoro and The Trophy Room are hosting a ‘Shop & Sip’ event on May 23, i.e., 5.23. Doesn’t get more Jordan than that. Cincoro, The Trophy Room, and Marcus shared details of the event on Instagram. With limited RSVP for only adults above 21 years old, fans can sign up for it at any of the Trophy Room locations in…

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As he enters his age-40 season, LeBron James has naturally begun thinking about his post-NBA life. After signing a two-year contract with a player option for next year this summer, James likely has another couple of years at best in the NBA. Therefore, he has been addressing what he plans to do post-retirement. Speaking to Craig Melvin in an interview with TODAY, James discussed his looming retirement and his legacy afterward.

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The New York Yankees started the 2024 season strong but they have endured struggles over the past few weeks. The upcoming All-Star break will represent a much-needed rest for New York. Starting pitcher Carlos Rodon has especially struggled. Rodon currently owns a 4.63 ERA across 103 innings pitched. The Yankees starting pitcher seems to know the underlying reason for his underperformance, however. “I really like throwing fastballs. I do, but that’s starting to hurt me now,” Rodon said, via Gary Phillips of nydailynews.com. “There’s definitely some pride in throwing a hard fastball. But to make the fastball better, I have…

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Can Sha’Carri Richardson make Team USA in two individual events? Four days after the reigning 100m world champion soared to victory in her marquee event at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – track & field, the Dallas, Texas, native was back on the track – this time for the 200m. Richardson was the only woman in the first round of the 200m to clock a sub-22, going 21.99 for the win on Thursday (27 June). Richardson is the reigning world bronze medallist in that event, but she was 0.12 seconds faster than reigning silver medallist in Gabby Thomas, who…

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AUSTIN, Texas — There was a moment on a recent random Wednesday, as the world champion sprinter and Olympic medalist Gabrielle Thomas juggled emails about a meeting she had to run at a volunteer health clinic and readied for a voiceover for a commercial with a blue-chip sponsor and figured out the logistics of an upcoming weight-training session, when she had something of an epiphany.

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