NBA Twitter reacts to LeBron James handing Warriors another loss with 56 point performance

After a flurry of buckets from Jordan Poole in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers, it looked like the Warriors were on the way to snapping their ugly three-game losing streak. However, no lead is safe with LeBron James looming.

As he heated up, James fueled a Lakers’ 14-point comeback in the second half against the Warriors. In the fourth quarter, James drilled three consecutive deep 3-pointers to set up the Lakers’ lead after a late run against the Warriors.

With each team trading clutch buckets down the final stretch, James found Carmelo Anthony in the corner for a dagger 3-pointer with just over 30 seconds remaining.

While Steph Curry tallied 30 points on his own, the eight-time All-Star guard got help off the bench with Poole and rookie Jonathan Kumunga combining for 41 points in the second unit. Yet, it wasn’t enough to answer James.


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Michigan coach Howard hits Wisconsin assistant after a loss

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Angry about Wisconsin calling a late timeout, Michigan coach Juwan Howard began arguing in the postgame handshake line.

Moments later, he hit a Badgers assistant in the head, and mayhem followed.

The Wolverines’ inability to boost their NCAA Tournament credentials was the least of their concerns after a 77-63 loss Sunday at No. 15 Wisconsin. Their head coach could be facing major discipline after his poke turned a pushing-and-shoving scrum into a punch-filled brawl.

Howard struck Wisconsin assistant Joe Krabbenhoft after jawing with Wisconsin coach Greg Gard during the handshake line. The Big Ten said it planned to “take swift and appropriate disciplinary action when it completes its review.”

During his postgame news conference, Howard said he didn’t like Wisconsin calling for a timeout with 15 seconds left and the Badgers leading by 15.

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ESPN anchor, Hononegah grad Nicole Briscoe opens up about pregnancy loss, infertility

ESPN SportsCenter anchor Nicole Briscoe has been speaking openly in recent months about pregnancy loss, infertility and the challenges she faced becoming a mother.

Briscoe, who people in the Rockford area may remember as Nicole Manske, a 1998 Hononegah High School graduate and television news reporter with 13 WREX, shared those stories and more Tuesday when she delivered her keynote speech “Having it all, What it means to have your all” at the Influential Women in Business Luncheon in Beloit.

Nicole Briscoe is seen here on the set of ESPN's SportsCenter on Nov. 22, 2019 in Bristol, Connecticut.

Nicole Briscoe is seen here on the set of ESPN’s SportsCenter on Nov. 22, 2019 in Bristol, Connecticut.

Briscoe spoke about her journey with In-vitro fertilization and her challenging path to motherhood in a People Magazine feature in April for National Infertility Awareness Week.

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The Wausau, Wisconsin-native, who married Australian racecar driver Ryan Briscoe in 2009, also spoke about dreaming big

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49ers’ Jaquiski Tartt: ‘I Deserve All the Criticism’ After Dropping INT in Rams Loss | Bleacher Report

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During the San Francisco 49ers’ loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, a key moment occurred in the fourth quarter when 49ers defensive back Jaquiski Tartt dropped a potential interception.

After the game, Tartt took to Twitter and accepted blame for failing to make a play that would’ve led to a huge shift in momentum:

Jaquiski ‘Quaski’ Tartt @quaski

No excuses!! I deserve all the criticism my way! Opportunity I dream of I came up short!!! Let my brothers down!! It Still won’t define me as a person/player. Only will get stronger and better… <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Believdat?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Believdat</a>

Tartt also took responsibility for the drop during his postgame press conference (warning: contains profanity):

Joe Reedy @joereedy

<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Niners?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Niners</a> Tartt on dropping the potential interception: <a href=”https://t.co/CEVL6Iq6j4″>pic.twitter.com/CEVL6Iq6j4</a>

The play occurred almost midway through the fourth quarter with the 49ers leading 17-14. Rams quarterback

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