NBA G-Leaguer, Lakers fan favorite Andre Ingram wins over $31k on Wheel of Fortune


More than three years ago, NBA G-Leaguer Andre Ingram earned a permanent place in the hearts and minds of Los Angeles Lakers fans with his unlikely and inspirational emergence: A 32-year old rookie with a day job as a math tutor in addition to his gig with the Lakers’ farm club, Ingram had a spectacular NBA debut with 19 points on eight shots after finally being called up to the big leagues.

Since then, Ingram has continued to excel in the G-League, but he has once again found the spotlight: On Friday night, Ingram appeared on Wheel of Fortune’s Secret Santa series, earning a role on one of his favorite shows: According to a report by Michael Phillips of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Ingram made time to watch Wheel every night after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the G-League to shut down while continuing his training. Eventually, he made the decision

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Former NBA player Iman Shumpert wins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Former NBA player Iman Shumpert wins ‘Dancing with the Stars’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

NBA champion Iman Shumpert has added another trophy to the collection: the Mirrorball Trophy awarded to the winner of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Shumpert, who played primarily for the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers during his 10-year career, became the first ex-NBA player to be victorious in the show’s 30 seasons.

The 31-year-old Shumpert and pro dancing partner Daniella Karagach earned a perfect score for their fusion routine to “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire. The duo earned another perfect score for their second dance, a freestyle performance to Missy Elliott’s “Lose Control.”

Shumpert, who won an NBA championship with the Cavs in 2016, clutched his new hardware as if it were the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

Shumpert had something of a secret weapon in the competition: his wife Teyana Taylor, a singer and

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Orioles’ Trey Mancini wins AL Comeback Player of the Year, Ryan Mountcastle named AL Outstanding Rookie in Players Choice Awards

From the moment he stepped back onto the field in spring training to mark the beginning of his comeback from colon cancer, Orioles star Trey Mancini has been warmly welcomed by his peers.

Their admiration for his return to play after missing all of 2020 for chemotherapy and treatment earned him American League Comeback Player of the Year in the 2021 Players Choice Awards, while fellow Orioles first baseman Ryan Mountcastle was named the league’s Outstanding Rookie. The winners were announced during Wednesday night’s “SportsCenter” broadcast.

“It means the world. I’m so honored and humbled to receive this award,” Mancini said on ESPN. “When I got my diagnosis, I wasn’t totally sure that I’d be playing baseball again, so to be able to come back and play a whole season and receive this award means everything to me.”

Mancini, 29, played an entire season this year despite not having stepped

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Joey Chestnut wins his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest with a world record-breaking 76 franks

Defending Champion Joey Chestnut wins having consumed 76 hot dogs during the 2021 Nathans Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.

Joey Chestnut ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes on Fourth of July 2021. John Lamparski/Getty Images

  • Joey Chestnut won his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Sunday.

  • He ate a world record-breaking 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.

  • Chestnut’s previous record was 75 hot dogs in 2020.

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Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has once again won the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest by breaking his own record.

On Sunday, Chestnut competed in the annual food contest and secured his 14th victory in the competition. The 37-year-old ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes – breaking his previous 2020 record of 75 hot dogs.

Geoffrey Esper came in second place with 50 hot dogs and buns, while third-place winner Nick Wehry ate 44 franks, CBS Sports reported.

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