LeBron James to own an NBA team
Following in the footsteps of NBA legend Michael Jordan, LeBron James wants to be a team owner. James has been talking with Fenway Sports president Sam Kennedy and business partner Maverick Carter about owning one, if not multiple, teams in the future. James’ goal for the future is to host his own All-Star Weekend. James technically does own a small percentage of the Liverpool FC soccer team.
NASCAR driver hopes to complete marathon in less than three hours
On Wednesday, February 13, Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR racer is planning on running in the Boston Marathon in under three hours. The marathon takes place on April 15, just two days after he will be racing a 400-mile NASCAR race at the Richmond Raceway. He is a serious cyclist, loves fitness and has been running 20 miles every Monday for five weeks. However, he has not attempted a marathon before. He has already started training, running 70 miles a week and plans on running 90 to 100 miles a week by the end of March.
Wales rugby player to have more arm surgery
Wales back-row rugby player Taulupe Faletau is missing all of the Six Nations after he announced that he needs another operation on his arm. Initially, Faletau was planning on playing in the match, but because of this impending surgery, he will not be able to. There is good news though, Leigh Halfpenny, who was out on a concussion and Rhys Patchell, who was out for a hamstring injury, are expected to return when Wales hosts England on the 23.