TORONTO — LeBron James might hate the torture his career has experienced from the teams of Gregg Popovich. But there’s no denying how much he respects the man. “I studied a lot from the outside looking in. I’m can’t be there on a day-to-day basis. I wish I could. I believe he’s one of the
TORONTO — Warriors All-Star Klay Thompson was asked for a memory, a moment, an image, that represented Kobe Bryant, the third-highest scorer in NBA history, who was approaching his 15th and last All-Star Game appearance. Just then, Bryant, surrounded by hordes of cameras, microphones and bodies, arrived at the hotel ballroom.
The studly racehorse who won last year’s American Triple Crown kicked off his breeding career with a romantic roll in the hay — just in time for Valentine’s Day, owners said Friday. Hot-to-trot champion American Pharoah hooked up horsey-style with the thoroughbred mare Untouched Talent in a cozy little Kentucky stable Friday, owners said.
TAMPA — Masahiro Tanaka arrived at the Yankees’ spring training complex Friday morning and proclaimed himself healthy, but couldn’t guarantee he would be ready for Opening Day after undergoing arthroscopic elbow surgery in October. “I can’t really say,” Tanaka said through an interpreter. “I’ll take it day by day. … I just want to see