Lil Wayne paid tribute to Kobe Bryant at the 2020 BET Awards with some new song lyrics. As Wayne called Bryant the greatest player of all time, he also honored Gianna Bryant and brought awareness to Black Lives Matter (via Lake Show).
The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly are finalizing a deal with JR Smith for the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA season. Smith was viewed as the leading candidate after Avery Bradley opted out of the restart due to family reasons (via Lake Show).
The Los Angeles Rams sent an email to season-ticket holders about the 2020 NFL season. They believe playing in front of a sold-out SoFi Stadium crowd ‘seems low at this point’ amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (via Rams Nation).
Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis is unhappy about owners approving ads covering the first eight rows for the 2020 NFL season. Davis was the lone owner to vote against the rule and is working on better solutions (via Raiders Nation).
Brian Ortega tells Chan Sung Jung to ‘quit stalling’ and sign the fight contract. Ortega and Jung were set to fight in Dec. 2018, but the former suffered a torn ACL and the latter is currently dealing with flight restrictions (via MMA Rumors).
Jon Jones believes he ‘just has to get through’ the first round against Francis Ngannou in a potential heavyweight super fight. Both fighters have expressed interest, but Jones was seeking a pay raise for moving up (via MMA Rumors).