Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600, marking the second consecutive race at Charlotte Motor Speedway he has led the field to the green flag. Harvick, a two-time Coke 600 winner, earned the top starting spot Thursday night with a lap of 193.424 mph in his Ford.
Shaquille O’Neal is an analyst for “NBA on TNT.” His job is to provide some perspective for viewers. And he did just that Thursday night for anybody who might have been thinking they’d never seen anything as ugly as the Cleveland Cavaliers’ blowout of the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Shaq went barefoot during the halftime segment of the show, and this is what viewers were forced to see: Yes, that grotesque growth at the end of the Lakers legend’s foot really is his big toe. “I don’t do pedicures,” said O’Neal, stating the obvious. If nothing else, it gave the TNT crew and seemingly everyone else on social media something to talk about for the rest of the broadcast.
MLB teams could spend more than $4 billion on the star-studded 2018-19 free-agent class.