NBA commissioner Adam Silver has addressed the conflict of interest that some say follows when players take on controversial, political topics, calling their social messaging and activism unavoidable but the right thing to embrace. “I understand critics who say that they turn to sports to avoid controversy,” Silver said in an interview with Sports Illustrated
Complete Reading

George Kittle is in the Bay Area to stay. The 49ers and Kittle are in agreement on a five-year, $75 million extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Michael Silver reported. Of the $75 million total, more than half of it is made up of guarantees, per Rapoport, with $30 million guaranteed at
Complete Reading

Jose Mourinho accused Kia Joorabchian of trying to encourage Arsenal to hijack Tottenham’s deal for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, according to the super-agent. Hojbjerg joined Spurs this week as the club’s first summer signing in a deal worth around £15million. The Denmark international signed a five-year contract and Tottenham were always the front-runners for his signature despite
Complete Reading