Monthly Archives: June 2017

Snaps of the week: Jordan Clarkson’s fidget spinner talent, Russell Westbrook’s singing

Welcome to For The Win’s weekly Snapchat/Instagram Story roundup where we watch a bunch of Snaps/IG Stories from around the sports world and collect the best/funniest/most entertaining ones here for you to enjoy. This week’s roundup starts with Russell Westbrook having the best offseason singing and watching a movie. Westbrook is a truly wonderful singer. It’s impossible to feel anything …

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Anthony Rizzo shares beautiful photos to announce that he’s engaged

The Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo announced that he’s engaged on Thursday. He posted the wonderful photos on Twitter and Instagram. Rizzo had been dating Emily Vakos for a little over a year before asking her to marry him. In early April, he wrote an Instagram post that said, “One and counting … I love you.” Luckiest guy in the world! …

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Jay Z, Rihanna, Kevin Hart among celebrities at NBA Finals Game 1

The NBA Finals are finally here, and celebrities were at Oracle Arena to see the Warriors and Cavaliers battle in Game 1. The NBA Twitter account did a great job of getting some of the famous people, such as Jay Z, Rihanna (who Jeff Van Gundy was super excited to see walk past him) and Kevin Hart, to smile for …

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Taiwanese animators put together the most ridiculous preview for the NBA Finals

Animators from Taiwan have turned major U.S. sporting events into ridiculous hype videos over the years, but ahead of the 2017 NBA Finals, they certainly outdid themselves. This year’s video may be the craziest version yet. (But also the best because Roundball Rock). Seriously, it’s bonkers. Let’s break it down. They put Deron Williams in a scooter and Kyle Korver …

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How Miz TV has helped The Miz become must see all over again

The Miz begins every episode of Miz TV by calling his segment “the most must-see talk show in WWE history.” That includes the requisite hyperbole, but he has used his television time to fuel a rebirth in his career over the last year-plus that has made him the best heel currently in WWE. After generations of segments such as Piper’s …

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Stephen A. Smith posts touching tribute to his mother who suddenly passed away

ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith’s mother, Janet Smith, died Thursday after a battle with cancer. The First Take star penned this tribute to his mother, via Twitter… This morning Stephen A. Smith’s mother, Janet Smith, passed away. Here is his tribute to her: pic.twitter.com/IJxsZGXRBk — First Take (@FirstTake) June 1, 2017 “My mom would always joke with me about how …

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