A video made the rounds Wednesday night of an overzealous security guard taking a ball from a young Atlanta Braves fan because the man whom the child was with committed fan interference to get it. As it turns out, the kid ended up doing OK on the deal. As the incident unfolded, even the TV broadcasters urged the security guard to use "common sense" and give the ball back to the child. But he didn't, and he made sure that the man who got the ball was escorted out of the seating area. The Braves later sent an email to ESPN.com saying the boy was given a ball autographed by Braves star Freddie Freeman and was invited back to a game in June to celebrate his birthday. The man who was escorted out
Byron Scott’s got a new book out, and the former Los Angeles Lakers coach decided recently to dig into the George Karl-styled approach to pushing units. The Lakers coach from 2014 through 2016, fired in advance of two team option years in favor of Luke Walton last spring, spoke his piece with the Orange County Register’s Mark Medina. The former Laker playing legend relayed the frustration that set in when what appeared to be a four-year plan for the Lakers coach was cut short after two tumultuous rebuilding years.
Lonzo not working out for the Celtics comes with risk, but that's how much the Ball family wants him to be a Laker.