ESPN put out a public apology after SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill went on Twitter and called President Donald Trump a bigot. A number of high-profile athletes including Dwyane Wade and Colin Kaepernick have come out to publicly support her.
The Miami Marlins ballpark in Little Havana took a hit from the winds of Hurricane Irma as six percent of the roof was damaged. The Miami Heat practice facility at AmericanAirlines Arena also was damaged.
The Heat’s starters included the Big Three (LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh) and former All-Stars Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning. The rest of the 15-man roster features plenty of noteworthy selections including current Heat team members Hassan Whiteside and captain Udonis Haslem.