Stephen A. Smith is trying to send a message: If you’re an NBA superstar, don’t question me. The ESPN personality went nuclear on LeBron James on his radio show Tuesday after the Cavaliers star rebutted his report that, if Kyrie Irving was in front of James, the latter would be “tempted to, quote, beat [Irving’s] ass.” James took to Twitter to shoot down the report — which Smith had passed along citing sources — by saying it’s “NotFacts.” Smith previously had reported that Irving’s camp believes James was the one who leaked the trade request to the media. Smith’s extended rant featured many shots across the bow, including one particularly interesting nugget: a threat to report the “the real story
What started as a rather funny joke has gained some minor traction online, so much so that a Golf Channel analyst weighed in on it. So, we thought it would be helpful to nip this in the bud once and for all; to explain it, so we can all go back to having a good laugh about it. The ‘controversy’ (which I’m putting in air quotes because it’s not a real controversy), happened on Jordan Spieth’s 13th hole of his final round. After blowing his drive miles right, Spieth spent the next 20 minutes or so running around, trying to figure out where to drop his ball after taking an unplayable lie. He eventually settled on a spot on the driving range, which brings us to the spoof controversy. Before his shot,
Matt Luke just landed his dream job — Ole Miss head coach — under the most difficult of circumstances.