Unfortunately, as Novak Djokovic learned, “everything” sometimes includes moments that aren’t meant for public consumption. The world No. 2, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, broadcasted his practice session Thursday on Facebook Live, filmed by his wife, Jelena. At the tail-end of the session, Djokovic grabs the smartphone from his wife and speaks directly into the camera, noting, “I like to take the camera, it’s nice.
A handful of ESPN personalities bared their claws Thursday in response to radio host Dan Le Batard’s Magic Johnson takedown, which at least one of his colleagues believed to be racially motivated. Debating Johnson’s recent promotion to the Lakers’ president of basketball operations with co-host Jon “Stugotz” Weiner on his ESPN radio show Thursday morning, Le Batard sounded dumbfounded by the Lakers’ faith in their former star who, according to the talking head, hasn’t proven himself in any of his careers outside of basketball. “What you’ve got here though, is a testament to the power of fame. And a testament to the power of a modicum of charm,” Le Batard said. “Because Magic Johnson is charming.