Sports fans find out about Joe Biden dropping out of presidential race from NBA insider Shams Charania

Sports fans find out about Joe Biden dropping out of presidential race from NBA insider Shams Charania

NBA insider Shams Charania took a break from basketball scoops to alert his X followers on Sunday that President Joe Biden was dropping out of the 2024 presidential race. And that, many users responded, is how they found out about the bombshell news. Charania, 30, wrote on his account at 1:50 p.m.: “Joe Biden has … Read more

Thom Brennaman hired by The CW to call college football four years after anti-gay slur got him fired

Thom Brennaman hired by The CW to call college football four years after anti-gay slur got him fired

Thom Brennaman is making a return to the broadcast booth. The former Reds broadcaster and Fox MLB and NFL play-by-play voice has been hired by The CW to call college football games four years after he lost his jobs for using an anti-gay slur on the air, The Athletic’s Andrew Marchand reported Sunday. “There are … Read more

Meghan Markle ‘risked her reputation’ supporting Prince Harry amid ESPYs backlash: expert

Meghan Markle ‘risked her reputation’ supporting Prince Harry amid ESPYs backlash: expert

Meghan Markle took a risk supporting Prince Harry at the 2024 ESPY Awards earlier this month. The Duke of Sussex, 39, accepted the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the July 11 ceremony for his military experience and work on the Invictus Games after many, including Pat’s own mother, felt that Harry wasn’t deserving of … Read more

Aubrey Plaza tears ACL playing ‘knockout’ during WNBA All-Star weekend

Aubrey Plaza tears ACL playing ‘knockout’ during WNBA All-Star weekend

Aubrey Plaza probably wasn’t expecting to leave the 2024 WNBA All-Star weekend with a serious knee injury. The 40-year-old actress was shown during Saturday’s ABC broadcast of the WNBA All-Star game with crutches and a huge ice wrap on her right knee while sitting courtside next to Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe, and play-by-player Ryan … Read more

Ex-ESPN star Keith Olbermann questions whether Trump was shot by a bullet after former doc’s update

Ex-ESPN star Keith Olbermann questions whether Trump was shot by a bullet after former doc’s update

Former ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann fired off a critical post about Donald Trump’s former doctor and the assassination attempt at Trump’s campaign rally last week. Congressman Ronny Jackson, who served as physician to the president during the Trump administration, said in a statement Saturday he evaluated the former president in Bedminster, New Jersey, last week. Jackson said … Read more

1974 proved to be major inflection point in Yankees history

1974 proved to be major inflection point in Yankees history

It’s not surprising that there will be no testimonials for the 1974 Yankees this year. When you are a franchise that’s won 27 championships, that’s been in 40 World Series — that’s one out of every three ever played — it’s not necessarily on brand to honor a team that finished in second place, which, … Read more

Livvy Dunne stuns with model friend Grace Boor at Luke Combs concert after All-Star getaway

Livvy Dunne stuns with model friend Grace Boor at Luke Combs concert after All-Star getaway

Olivia “Livvy” Dunne continued to run the gamut of events this month, as she attended a Luke Combs concert Friday night. The LSU gymnast and social media star shared a photo on her Instagram story that included her and a friend, model Grace Boor, at MetLife Stadium for the country star’s concert. Both wore a … Read more

WFAN testing Suzyn Waldman with Craig Carton is shameful betrayal to Yankees fans

WFAN testing Suzyn Waldman with Craig Carton is shameful betrayal to Yankees fans

Roughly 60 years ago, Mad Magazine, published for kids with a bent toward satire before they graduated to the National Lampoon, invented a game called 43-Man Squamish. Mad included play diagrams depicting 43 players running in 43 different directions, a comical absurdity that perhaps inspired StatCast graphics that networks purchase then seriously present to show … Read more

Brittany, Patrick Mahomes reveal sex of third child in heartwarming moment

Brittany, Patrick Mahomes reveal sex of third child in heartwarming moment

Patrick Mahomes and his wife, Brittany, revealed the sex of their soon-to-be new teammate on Friday. Sterling Skye — the couple’s 3-year-old daughter — helped announce that baby No. 3 will be a girl through an exhilarating game of tic-tac-toe that was featured on Brittany’s Instagram. The three pink X’s at the top row were … Read more

Stephen A. Smith opens up on Skip Bayless-ESPN speculation after ‘Undisputed’ bombshell

Stephen A. Smith opens up on Skip Bayless-ESPN speculation after ‘Undisputed’ bombshell

Skip Bayless might have “saved” Stephen A. Smith’s career, but those days — and the two working together — are a “far cry away,” according to the “First Take” personality, who addressed the topic on Friday.  After eight years, Bayless is soon leaving FS1’s “Undisputed,” The Post first reported, which sent shockwaves in the sports … Read more

Brittney Griner, wife Cherelle welcome first child with baby boy: ‘That’s my man’

Brittney Griner, wife Cherelle welcome first child with baby boy: ‘That’s my man’

Brittney Griner is now officially a mom. The now 10-time WNBA All-Star welcomed a baby boy into the world with her wife, Cherelle, she said on CBS Sports’ “We Need to Talk” on Friday. The Griners welcomed a boy — who weighs 7 pounds, 8 ounces — on July 8. The name of the baby … Read more

Taylor Swift stalker arrested at concert after making Travis Kelce threats

Taylor Swift stalker arrested at concert after making Travis Kelce threats

A 34-year-old man from the United States was detained in Germany earlier this week after allegedly making threats against Taylor Swift and boyfriend Travis Kelce, according to multiple reports. The arrest of the stalker was made ahead of Swift’s first concert in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. Kelce was in attendance and … Read more

Rory McIlroy’s former agent blames ‘messy’ personal life on golfing issues

Rory McIlroy’s former agent blames ‘messy’ personal life on golfing issues

Although Rory McIlroy has tried to put his infamous collapse at the U.S. Open behind him, those once close to the golfer are now shedding light into the situation — which may have been related to his then-ongoing divorce dispute. McIlroy’s former agent, Andrew “Chubby” Chandler, speculated that the golfer may not have been entirely … Read more

Global tech outage wreaks havoc on ESPN

Global tech outage wreaks havoc on ESPN

Those hoping to catch up on the latest sports highlights Friday morning on “SportsCenter” had to settle for alternative ESPN programming. As the global tech outage wreaked havoc on the world Friday morning, the media giant could not air its flagship program and instead broadcast “Unsportsmanlike” with hosts Courtney Cronin and Freddie Coleman. “The Microsoft … Read more

Dianna Russini is winning her ESPN exit gamble

Dianna Russini is winning her ESPN exit gamble

Dianna Russini grappled with whether she was ready to assume the responsibility of being the top dog. Russini, the ebullient NFL reporter, left ESPN for The Athletic, the sports outlet owned by the New York Times, last offseason — and arguably increased her visibility in the process. On a video call with The Post earlier … Read more

Michael Strahan’s 19-year-old daughter Isabella says she’s cancer-free: ‘Everything is great’

Michael Strahan’s 19-year-old daughter Isabella says she’s cancer-free: ‘Everything is great’

Michael Strahan’s daughter, Isabella, is cancer-free.  The 19-year-old daughter of the Giants great revealed the good news in a YouTube vlog titled, “Goodbye Hospital.” “Everything was clear. Cancer-free and everything is great. I don’t have another doctor’s appointment until October,” Isabella said toward the end of the video, which documented her final MRI scans and … Read more

Chris Russo goes scorched earth on Paul Finebaum over USC, Lincoln Riley in wild tirade

Chris Russo goes scorched earth on Paul Finebaum over USC, Lincoln Riley in wild tirade

The “Mad Dog” tore Paul Finebaum to shreds. On Wednesday, Chris Russo appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” alongside Finebaum and Harry Douglas, who were discussing USC head coach Lincoln Riley, with the former WFAN host strongly backing the Trojans’ football boss. Finebaum, though, said he considers Riley and the Trojans to be a “disaster” through … Read more

Sportsbooks seem to be the worst losers of them all

Sportsbooks seem to be the worst losers of them all

Try this one on. Free alterations. The Wall Street Journal this week reported that several of the commercially conspicuous league and network-attached sports betting operations — including Bet MGM, ESPN Bet and Caesars, their ads endlessly seen on TV to convince their clients to lose their money — have a hard time suffering those fortunate … Read more

Lane Kiffin shreds Paul Finebaum over USC exit: ‘Getting me fired’

Lane Kiffin shreds Paul Finebaum over USC exit: ‘Getting me fired’

Lane Kiffin apparently is still holding a grudge against Paul Finebaum.  During SEC media day Monday, old wounds between the pair resurfaced on-air when the conversation turned to Kiffin’s ugly exit at USC, which Finebaum, who was with ESPN’s “College GameDay” at the time, may have had a hand in.  Finebaum famously called Kiffin “the … Read more

Ex-Browns GM Michael Lombardi rips Giants after ‘Hard Knocks’ reveals

Ex-Browns GM Michael Lombardi rips Giants after ‘Hard Knocks’ reveals

Perhaps the Giants are providing a little too much of an inside look in “Hard Knocks.” Former Browns general manager Michael Lombardi skewered the Giants for lacking an identity based on the behind-the-scenes clips displayed in HBO’s offseason program. “What I find missing in terms of when I watch this show is there’s no identity … Read more