Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for saying "losing is our best option" on a podcast this week. The Mavericks are currently one-half game away from the worst record in the NBA -- also putting them within one game from the top pick in the next draft lottery.
Kobe Bryant won an Oscar for the 2017 animated short “Dear Basketball,” but he won’t be admitted to the Academy. The Governors of the Academy voted to rescind the basketball player’s invitation, likely due to their code of conduct and his history of sex assault allegations.
LeBron James confirmed that he's teaming up with 'Black Panther' producer Ryan Coogler to star in 'Space Jam 2.' “The 'Space Jam' collaboration is so much more than just me and the Looney Tunes getting together and doing this movie,” James said. “I'd just love for kids to understand how empowered they can feel.”
Upcoming biopic 'Bright Path: The Jim Thorpe Story’ will be produced by Angelina Jolie and star Martin Sensmeier. The MLB player won two Olympic gold medals at a time when his Native American citizenship wasn’t recognized by the U.S. and later founded the NFL.