Last season, the former MVP made $21.3 million in the final year of a five-year rookie contract extension, and while injuries had slowed his game he was playing better. LeBron James wants to see his man Rose get paid again, Dave McMenamin of ESPN said on The Jump. Maybe Rose looks great at the mini-camp LeBron is hosting for the Cavs in Santa Barbara, I hope he is, but preseason everybody is “killing it” or “has lost/gained 15 pounds and is in the best shape of his life” or “has worked hard and now has an impressive jump shot.” Rose probably does look great in Cavaliers camp against Jose Calderon, let’s see how he looks once he has to go up against real NBA players.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, at one time, was rumored to be in the running for a Conor McGregor super fight, back when “Notorious” was fooling around in the 170-pound division. While that potential pay-per-view (PPV) bonanza may have gone by the wayside as the power-punching Irishman gears up for his first title defense, he may find himself on the receiving end of a French-Canadian call out, assuming “Rush” can win his return fight. That’s according to training partner and UFC lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier. "I think what will be probable is that he will call out Conor after,” Aubin-Mercier told TSN (via Irish Mirror). “That's what I
The Oakland Raiders have a new culture. It is one that focuses on execution, winning and finishing plays. Though much of the change in Alameda has been attributed to the arrival of quarterback Derek Carr and defensive end Khalil Mack in 2014, it’s legendary defensive back Charles Woodson’s words that still reverberate and mold youth in the Silver and Black’s locker room to this day. Sunday, after watching his rookie cornerback Gareon Conley give up his first reception, Carr passed on Woodson’s words to both encourage, and re-focus the first-round selection. “‘Man, I’m going to tell you what [Charles Woodson] ‘C-Wood’ told me anyway. I don’t care if they push off, do whatever, I don’t care what