Louisville’s Rick Pitino and UNC fans got into a heated exchange as the coach walked off the court during the No. 7 Cardinals game against the Tar Heels on Wednesday night. Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones captured some of the interaction on video.
Joel Embiid was back in the gym on Wednesday afternoon after enjoying his All-Star break down in New Orleans and appears like he's ready to get back out on the court this weekend. “I hope that they’re going let me play,” Embiid said after practice on Wednesday. “I feel great. I want to play. If it was my decision, I’d be playing.” The team doctor's aren't so sure. Joel is currently listed as doubtful for both of the Sixers' games this weekend. But that didn't stop JoJo from talking some smack with one of his favorite teammates, Dario Saric, while battling in a little one-on-one after practice. Embiid was seen by reporters using some colorful language directed in Saric's direction, screaming "you
A 56-year-old man from Levittown, New York, was indicted on animal cruelty charges Tuesday after he allegedly beat his German Shepherd-mix with a shovel so severely the dog had to be euthanized. Nassau County police said Michael Gallagher was arrested after a neighbor saw him try to strangle and suffocate his dog using zip ties before putting her inside a black plastic bag and repeatedly hitting her with a shovel. Gallagher was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, attempted aggravated cruelty to animals, overdriving, torturing and injuring animals, failure to provide proper sustenance, among other charges. “This defendant is accused of truly despicable cruelty that fatally wounded his