Former WNBA superstar Sheryl Swoopes is reportedly under investigation after the majority of the players she coaches at Loyola University decided to transfer to other programs. According to reports, the Hall of Famer is being accused of mistreatment by those players who ultimately decided to jump ship.
According to FOX Sports, the five players who elected to transfer last season all had the same reason, while the program's spokesperson, Leo Krause, confirmed to the network that only two of the twelve players have remained committed to returning to the university women's basketball team.
In separate sources' accounts, coach Swoopes reportedly had her way on everything, including interfering with the personal lives of the players. "She really pushes them to the point of misery and to the point where they shut down," one source revealed. more >>
Only with five games left in their domestic campaign, Arsenal host West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium in the English Premier League.
The matchup is on April 21, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Currently in opposite halves of the table, the Gunners are trying to get as much wins as they possibly can to climb higher in the rankings. more >>
Carpi continue their battle to try and stay afloat in the Italian Serie A as they travel to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza to face AC Milan.
Already in game week 34, the matchup is on April 21, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Both teams are not in the race for the title this year as Juventus and Napoli have shown that they are leagues above the other squads in Italy, but both Milan and Carpi are still trying to get points in the closing stages of their domestic league. more >>
The Disney-owned sports network ESPN fired baseball analyst Curt Schilling Wednesday night after he issued stern criticism of the backlash stemming from the passage of North Carolina's transgender bathroom law on Facebook earlier in the week.
Schilling, a three-time World Series-winning pitcher and formerly one of ESPN's in-game color commentators, shared a meme on Facebook that showed a creepy-looking middle aged man wearing a blonde wig and provocative women's clothing along with a caption that reads: "Let Him In! to the restroom with your daughter, or else you are a narrow minded, unloving racist bigot who needs to die!!!"
Schilling also wrote in the comment section below the meme that reads: "A man is a man no matter what they call themselves. I don't care what they are, who they sleep with, men's room was designed for the penis, women's not so much. Now you need laws telling us differently, Pathetic!" more >>
Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has been the subject of criticisms and memes online at the start of the playoffs, thanks to several occasions in their first-round encounter with the Golden State Warriors where he was seen playing defense as if nothing is at stake. Of the many who called him out for not playing D, it's Shaquille O'Neal who came up with a rather serious accusation – that Harden lacks leadership.
During the TNT Game 2 Halftime show of the Warriors-Rockets series, Shaq, who happens to be a commentator for the network, talked about Harden without holding anything back. "The problem with James Harden is he has no leadership skills," he said. "I know for a fact as the main player, when you come to play, others will follow," O'Neal added, while also telling viewers that as a leader of a team, Harden is supposed to do everything since others are looking up to him.
For the Rockets to have even the slimmest chance of grabbing a win in the series, Harden will have to play a lot better defense. However, that's easier said than done for a player who thrives and makes money by taking shots and scoring points. Houston got him for that in the first place, hoping that pairing him with defensive-minded center Dwight Howard would work wonders for a team that reached the conference finals last year. more >>
Despite receiving a handful of negative reviews from film critics, the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earned more than what was expected, and one very good reason for that is the positive feedback on Wonder Woman's big screen debut. And with the success of her very first exposure comes her first standalone movie, which according to rumors, will hit theaters next year.
But because it is still a long wait before we all can see Gal Gadot in the lead role, the makers of the film found a way to spark interest – by providing some production footage via a local TV news show in Italy, where the movie is currently shooting. The footage, according to GameSpot, shows the remarkable set in Matera, specifically built to represent "Themyscira," the home of Wonder Woman.
Directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster, 2003), the film also stars Chris Pine as Captain Steve Trevor. The other cast members include Robin Wright as General Antiope, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, and Lucy Davis as Etta Candy. more >>