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‘Black Widow’ Jeanette Lee, former billiards No. 1, diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer [Video]

Jeanette Lee, a former billiards No. 1 player known as “The Black Widow,” was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer, she said on Wednesday.

Lee, 49, helped popularize pool in the 1990s while competing on ESPN’s broadcasts of the Women’s Professional Billiard Association circuit. She’s a World Games gold medalist as well as WPBA, BCA and Asian Hall of Fame inductee.

“I intend to bring the same resolve I brought to the billiards table to this fight,” Lee said in a statement via the American Poolplayers Association (APA). “Jim Valvano so eloquently told us to ‘Never give up.’ I owe it to my three young daughters to do exactly that.”

Billiards star begins chemotherapy

Lee has already begun chemotherapy and has multiple surgeries upcoming to fight the disease, which has metastasized in her lymph nodes, per a GoFundMe friends set up for her children. The “Jeanette Lee Legacy Fund” is

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Simone Biles has no patience for SportsCenter’s very male GOAT illustration [Video]

Female athletes are tired of being forgotten when it comes to conversations about the greatest athletes of all time, and one of those forgotten GOATs isn’t staying quiet about it.

Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts of all time (and definitely in the GOAT conversation), didn’t find it at all amusing when SportsCenter tweeted an illustration with the caption “So many GOATs, who’s yours?” The illustration, which was drawn by an artist who goes by @dayxsleep on Instagram, included Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods and numerous others, plus actual goats.

What it didn’t include was a single prominent image of a female athlete.

Biles snaps back at exclusion of women

Biles noticed there were no women in the image SportsCenter tweeted and vented about it on Twitter.

Numerous others joined her, which led SportsCenter to eventually delete the tweet. One Twitter user did

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Evan Mobley making a strong case for the No. 1 spot [Video]

It’s February and NBA scouts will finally get a chance to watch Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga and the rest of the G League Ignite team play 15 games in the G League bubble season.

On the college side, Evan Mobley is making a strong case for the No. 1 spot by dominating the paint in the Pac-12 and being the best rim protector in this draft class. Auburn’s Sharife Cooper and Baylor’s Davion Mitchell have impressed scouts in the last month and are climbing up team’s draft boards.

Here’s a look at Yahoo Sports’ updated first round for the 2021 NBA draft.

(Draft order is from Tankathon.)

Ht./Wt: 6-foot-8, 220 pounds

Class: Freshman

Oklahoma State: 18.2 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 3.6 apg

Cunningham holds on to the No. 1 spot due to his strong all-around game. You could plug him into any NBA team, and he’ll come in and

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Pedro Gomez death: Reporter honored with ‘SportsCenter’ video tribute

One day after ESPN reporter Pedro Gomez died unexpectedly, the network honored him with a touching tribute on Monday night’s SportsCenter.

Reporter Michele Steele narrated the video, which highlighted Gomez’s family and his journalism career that spanned over three decades.

“With his glorious smile and his effusive charm, Pedro Gomez became the light of any room he entered,” Steele said in the video. “And on the baseball field, any baseball field, he was greeted by name, and more often than not, a warm embrace. He was beloved by everyone and kind.”

Tributes to Gomez have poured in this week from his ESPN colleagues, his fellow sportswriters and numerous people across MLB and the baseball community. Many have spoken of Gomez’s kindness, his willingness to help young reporters on the beat and his love for his family.

“Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a dad, loving

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