Shaquille O’Neal, on a Las Vegas stop as DJ Diesel, talks about his affinity for music and his work as a DJ and MC who worked with recording artists like the Notorious B.I.G., Nas and Jay-Z.
Sam Gordon was born and raised in Minneapolis and is back for his second stint with the Review-Journal. He’s covered the NFL, NBA, the Big Ten, the Mountain West and prep sports for various publications during his professional tenure. Gordon, a University of Minnesota graduate, is a basketball junkie who coached high school basketball for three seasons.
Young is set to represent USA Basketball’s three-on-three women’s basketball team from October 13 to 16 in the World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar, the organization announced earlier this week.
Bigby, a five-star recruit ranked No. 23 in her class by ESPN, announced her commitment to play for the Ducks on Sunday night via Twitter.
Aces center Liz Cambage was selected to the All-WNBA second team, the league announced Sunday afternoon.
Kevin Na seized the third-round lead by firing a 10-under-par 61 Saturday at TPC Summerlin to finish at 22-under 191. His three-day total is a tournament record.
Kevin Na, Patrick Cantlay, Brian Stuard and Lucas Glover are tied for first place at 12-under 130 after two rounds of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin.
Nick Taylor shot an 8-under-par 63 on Thursday and leads Brian Harman by one stroke after the first round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
The 29-year-old is the first top-ranked golfer to play in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open since 1988. He was named the PGA Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season.
The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open begins Thursday and is beginning about a month earlier than last year’s tournament.
The Aces finished the regular season 21-13 and are expected to bring back the core that helped them become one of the WNBA’s best teams.
Dearica Hamby missed a potential game-tying corner 3-pointer Tuesday night, and the Aces fell 94-90 to the Washington Mystics in Game 4 of the WNBA semifinals.
McBride has returned to All-Star form during the postseason, averaging 15.5 points on 51.4 percent shooting, including 50 percent 3-point shooting.
Liz Cambage and A’ja Wilson asserted their will early and often, combining to score 14 of their team’s first 16 points, and battered smaller opposing defenders.