The Los Angeles Lakers stunned the basketball world on Monday with the news that Mike D’Antoni, 61, will replace terminated coach Mike Brown, 42, instead of the presumed former Lakers coaching icon Phil Jackson, 67.
Although their 5-1 record is tied with Houston for the best in the AFC, the title hopes of the Baltimore Ravens were dealt a severe blow on Monday, when it was announced that superstar middle linebacker Ray Lewis, 37 had torn his right tricep muscle in Sunday’s win against the Dallas Cowboys and would be lost for the remainder of the season.
Former three-time NFL MVP Brett Favre, 42, is coming under fire over allegations that he was instrumental in getting two female massage therapists fired from the New York Jets. Christina Scavo and Shannon O’Toole allegedly received provocative texts from Favre when he was the quarterback in the 2008 season, reports SportsGrid.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals on Thursday following the Heat's championship with a 121-106 victory and 4-1 series triumph against the Oklahoma City Thunder.