Under Armour CEO on Trump Being A Real Asset For The Country

It'll definitely be interesting to see where this comment leaves Under Armour standing within the masses, after Kevin Plank basically put his foot in his mouth, by co-signing the new president. Plank, the longtime Under Armour CEO, is in the news after praising President Donald Trump in an interview with CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" on Tuesday. "To have such a pro-business president is something that is a real asset for the country," Plank said. "People can really grab that opportunity." Plank was responding to a question from CNBC anchor Scott Wapner on the CEO's involvement in Trump's Manufacturing Jobs ... Read More

Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis on Giving Donald Trump a Chance

Young Kristaps really doesn't know any better, so here's hoping Knicks fans give the young guy a pass? Being a star in the Big Apple requires giving your opinion or outlook on everything, including the election of Donald Trump to the White House. "I don't really know the positive things and the negative things that this whole thing has but, anyway, you have to give (Donald Trump) a chance, you know?," Porzingis told Complex's Maurice Peebles. "They booed me at first, you know?" [But] I don’t try to get involved in the political things too much, that can only cause ... Read More

Mark Cuban Gifts Season Tickets & More to Army Vet That Had Free Meal Taken by Chili’s

Kudos to Mark Cuban for showing this veteran some respect, and pouncing on the great publicity he's about to receive for his gesture. Hoping to rile up some good will for the Mavericks, Mark Cuban just hooked up Ernest Walker -- the army veteran who was denied a free meal at Chili's on Veterans Day -- with season tickets to Mavs games for the rest of the season per TMZ Sports. 2 season tickets to the Dallas Mavs games for the rest of the season -- 10 bonus tickets to Wednesday night's game so Walker can bring 10 more vets! ... Read More

Derrick Rose on Why He Won’t Sell his Condo in Trump Towers

When you reach the status of a Derrick Rose, the problems are issues of the common man just aren't that relatable. In reaction to his incendiary comments during the election process -- the Bucks, Grizzlies and Mavericks are boycotting Donald Trump’s hotels this season. Speak for yourselves -- cause the New York Knicks point guard won't allow politics are anger to mess up his gorgeous Chicago view. “I understand both sides,’’ Rose told The Post this week. “If you’re a team and you have beliefs and you stand by your beliefs, you have every right to want to stay where ... Read More

USA Basketball on Whether Players Would be Expected To ‘Support’ Trump

Smart move by USA Basketball -- which understands that having a dominant program is more important than having players pledge allegiance to Donald Trump. Retired U.S. Army general Martin E. Dempsey - who was named the future chair of USA Basketball on Tuesday - told ESPN.com that the players who suit up for the national program are representing their country, not any one or particular president. "They are not representing President-elect (Donald) Trump," Dempsey told Andy Katz and Rich Klein on the ESPN/ABC News podcast Capital Games. "They are representing the country where we have a system that stood the ... Read More

3 NBA Teams Have Stopped Staying at Trump Branded Hotels

Donald Trump may be our next incoming President, but his wallet will be a little lighter after losing the business of three NBA teams. According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Zach Lowe -- so far a minimum of three NBA teams - the Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, and Memphis Grizzlies - have chosen to stop staying at Donald Trump-branded hotels while on road trips in New York and Chicago. Another Eastern Conference team plans to terminate its contract with the Trump SoHo in Lower Manhattan by next season, per the report -- while other unnamed teams told ESPN they plan ... Read More

Bogut on Why ‘His Dog’ Would’ve won Presidential Election

Andrew Bogut is not American, so he has a different outlook on the voting process that Donald Trump elected as the 45th President of the United States. The Mavericks center hasn't shied away from talking politics and the Australian fired what I perceived as a shot at the establishment. "I got in trouble two weeks ago because of who I follow," Bogut told ESPN's Ethan Sherwood Strauss, "I've got some far left follows ... I've got some far right follows," he said. "I try to read a little bit from all aspects and then try to figure out what the ... Read More

Dana White on Whether Trump Will Attend UFC 205 (Video)

Dana White is all for pumping up UFC 205, and hinting that the next president may be in attendance, can only hype the card up more. According to TMZ Sports -- the President-elect told Dana White he'd be at UFC 205 if he won the election. I'm not sure it's possible -- but White discussed Trump's tentative plans to attend the fight in NYC. "Donald originally told me he that would come to the fight if he won," White said. "I don't think Donald really realized what his duties were gonna be had he won. I think he's meeting with ... Read More

Goodell on How Trump Made His Job Harder With His Daughters & Wife

Roger Goodell rarely if ever opens up about his personal life, those these comments that he made to the New York Times about Donald Trump are interesting at the core. Goodell was referring to the audio and video recording that surfaced last month of President elect Trump bragging about grabbing women by the p*ssy. Goodell told guests at The New York Times’ DealBook conference that those type of comments would make the NFL's goal of reducing domestic violence incidents within the league more difficult. He also revealed that it caused him strife at home. “It makes my job harder at ... Read More

TNT’s Ernie Johnson With Eloquent Thoughts on Presidential Election (Video)

If we had more people like Ernie Johnson in the world -- regardless of color -- this would definitely be a much better place. During TNT's Inside the NBA tonight Shaq, Kenny, and Charles offered some thought-provoking insight on Donald Trump’s upset over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, but it was Ernie Johnson that gave a mic dropping moment of pause. .@SHAQ responds to the election results. https://t.co/DBkbeheWLv— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) November 11, 2016 .@TheJetonTNT reacts to the outcome of the presidential election. https://t.co/qs11gvcEus— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) November 11, 2016 Charles Barkley addresses the results of the ... Read More