• LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad
    Basketball
    USA Today

    LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad

    ORANGE, Calif. — Coach LaVar Ball took it on the chin Saturday. Ball’s AAU basketball team — the Big Ballers, which feature his son LaMelo, a high school star from Chino Hills — lost 109-57 to the Compton Magic. And the Compton Magic did something almost unthinkable — they silenced Ball. Not for long, mind you, but for all to see inside a boisterous Orange Lutheran High School at the Magic Memorial Day Festival in Southern California. When one of the Magic’s players scored on a thunderous dunk to put Compton ahead by 50 points the crowd erupted, and Ball, who’d been talking almost non-stop since tipoff, could only grin. A few minutes later, Ball opened his mouth again and told one of his players,

  • Spieth's caddie can't finish round because of heat
    Golf
    Golf Channel

    Spieth's caddie can't finish round because of heat

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Walking up the 11th fairway it had already been an eventful day for Jordan Spieth, but even he was surprised by what happened next at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational. “He [caddie Michael Greller] didn't tell me at all until we were walking down the 11th and he said, ‘Hey, this is my last hole.’ I was kind of surprised,” Spieth said of his caddie’s decision to seek medical attention for heat exhaustion. Greller was replaced on the bag by Spieth’s physical trainer, Damon Goddard, who joined the group on the eighth tee. Spieth said Greller had told Goddard that he might not be able to caddie the entire round with the heat index soaring to 108 degrees on Saturday. Goddard has caddied

  • MLB Stock Watch: Devon Travis rising, Odubel Herrera falling
    Sports
    Roto Arcade

    MLB Stock Watch: Devon Travis rising, Odubel Herrera falling

    Devon Travis: He entered the league looking like a future star, but injuries and lack of production have since left him someone currently available in more than half of Yahoo leagues. It’s come with a 14:1 K:BB ratio, so it hasn’t been all good, but Travis actually leads all hitters in extra-base hits