Ariana Grande Enjoys Date Night W/Ethan Slater ... As Dalton Gomez Goes IG Official with GF

Ariana Grande's making sure fans know "the boy is mine" ... stepping out with Ethan Slater for a rare date night out.

The "Wicked" costars attended the 2024 Stanley Cup playoff game Saturday at the Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, FL, where they cheered on the Florida Panthers ... a team Ariana grew up watching as an FL native.

While Ariana and Ethan tend to keep a low profile -- he is still in the middle of a divorce -- the duo's been stepping out more together lately. Last week, Ariana went to Ethan's week-long residency at Cafe Carlyle in NYC.

Vini Jr. Racial Abusers Get 8 Months in Prison ... Ban From Stadiums

Three soccer fans were sentenced to eight months in prison for racially abusing Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr. during a game ... with each getting the punishment for their role in a May 2023 incident.

It all stems from chants hurled toward the Brazilian forward during Real Madrid's match against Valencia at Mestalla Stadium ... which prompted Vini Jr. to call out one of the spectators in the crowd, resulting in a 10-minute delay as officials addressed the issue.

The racist remarks led the club to file a hate-crime complaint ... and three fans were later arrested for their actions.

Oregon Rodeo Marauding Bull Tosses People Into Air

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A bull went on a wild rampage at an Oregon rodeo over the weekend, charging out of the arena and crashing into two people while hurling them into the air -- and injuring a total of four victims in the end.

Various witnesses captured Saturday night's eye-popping incident with their cell phone cameras at the sold-out 84th Sisters Rodeo in Deschutes County about 20 miles from the city of Bend.

Check out the footage ... everything seemed cool at first as the bull named Party Bus rushed in circles around the arena with cowboys on horses trying to lasso the mammal.

Usain Bolt Ruptures Achilles Stretchered Off Soccer Field During Charity Game

Usain Bolt -- the fastest man to ever walk the planet -- ruptured his Achilles during a charity soccer match on Sunday.

The injury happened at the 2024 Soccer Aid for UNICEF match at Stamford Bridge in London, a yearly charity game that raises money for children in need worldwide.

The retired Jamaican sprinter, a captain in the game, was playing center-back for the Soccer Aid World XI team ... and during their match against England, Usain went down after attempting to play defense.

WWE's Jordynne Grace Earring Gruesomely Ripped Out During Match

Wrestling star Jordynne Grace lost a chunk of her ear during a match Sunday night -- and while a lot of the sport is scripted ... it's clear as day there was nothing fake about the gruesome ailment she suffered.

It all happened during Grace's NXT Women’s Championship Match against Roxanne Perez ... when at one point in the tilt, Jordynne's earring got caught in her opponent's fishnets.

You can see as Grace pulled away from Perez, the jewelry didn't go with her ... and ripped out of her ear. It left her bloodied -- and in a world of pain, too.

Dan Dakich Jealousy Behind Caitlin Clark Hate ... Not Racism

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The Caitlin Clark racism narrative is largely fake news ... so says Dan Dakich who tells us the hate towards the number one overall pick is pure jealousy!

Clark's been gettin' beat up since her WNBA debut last month -- we all saw what Chennedy Carter did to the Fever superstar last weekend -- so we asked Dakich, a former Indiana Hoosier player and coach, if it's just basketball ... or something else.

"Of course, she's being targeted," Dakich, host of Outkick's "Don't @ Me" told Babcock on the "TMZ Sports" TV show (prior to the Olympic team snub).

Caitlin Clark Addresses Team USA Snub ... Get That Gold, Girls!!!

Caitlin Clark's addressing the snub heard round the world ... getting candid about missing out on the Olympics after she was shockingly left off the roster.

The first-round pick addressed all the hubbub Sunday ... and, she says she's totally cool with the choice -- expressing her excitement for the players who did make the team.

Clark said, in part, "I know it’s the most competitive team in the world and I know it could’ve gone either way, me being on the team or me not being on the team. I’m excited for them, gonna be rooting them on to win gold."

Damar Hamlin Charity Basketball Buzzer Beater ... Russ Shows Him Love

AT THE BUZZER!!!

Damar Hamlin's proving he's a baller on the field and the court ... sinking shots during a charity basketball game -- including the game-winner.

The Buffalo Bills safety hosted the contest through his Chasing M's foundation Saturday night in Pittsburgh ... and, it seemed only fitting the NFLer put the finishing touches on the game.

Check out the clip ... Damar draws his defender in tight before executing an impressive fake that leaves his foe on her backside. With no one covering him, Hamlin tosses up an easy bucket for the W.

Ryan Garcia Arrested For Felony Vandalism ... Led Away In Cuffs On Video

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7:47PM PT -- Garcia's attorney, Darin Chavez, tells us ... "[Ryan] was taken by the BHPD to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment and to our knowledge, may be charged with public intoxication."

Ryan Garcia was arrested for felony vandalism at the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills Saturday afternoon ... and TMZ Sports has video of the superstar boxer being led away by cops in handcuffs.

Law enforcement sources tell us the boxer was arrested and taken into custody after he allegedly damaged property at the hotel, including his room and the hallway.

In California, any damage over $400 can be considered a felony.

Magic Johnson Praises Caitlin Clark & Angel Reese ... 'They're Doing Great Things' For WNBA!!!

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Magic Johnson tells TMZ Sports he's loving what he's seeing from Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese so far in the WNBA ... praising the rookies for how they're transitioning to the pros.

We spoke briefly with the NBA legend out in L.A. this week as he was getting hounded by autograph seekers ... and he made it clear, he's a big fan of the W's newest stars.

He said emphatically they're "doing great things" -- helping their league explode in popularity.

Reggie Bush USC's Championship Will Be Reinstated ... 'Absolutely!!!'

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Reggie Bush says the return of his Heisman Trophy is only the start of the good news for USC football fans ... telling TMZ Sports this week he believes the reinstatement of the Trojans' 2004 national championship is coming up next.

In fact, the former SC tailback guaranteed it when we got him talking on the topic out at LAX.

"Absolutely," he said. "Absolutely!"

Laura Govan Alijah's Whooping Gilbert in 1-On-1 ... As A Sophomore!!!

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Gilbert Arenas and Laura Govan's son, Alijah, is one of the top young hoopers in the country ... and his mama tells TMZ Sports he's so good for his age, he's already beating his ex-NBA star dad in one-on-one!!

We caught up with Govan at LAX to talk all about her talented kid ... and she couldn't say enough good things about the Class of 2026 guard -- both on and off the court.

In reality, she says no amount of basketball highlights compare to the kind of person Alijah is ... and she doesn't shy away from patting herself on the back for doing a great job raising him.

TMZ TV HOT TAKES Clooney's White House Beef ... Vanna White, Scheffler

George Clooney is upset with President Joe Biden over Gaza, Vanna White had a tearful goodbye and there's some new info on the Scottie Scheffler arrest.

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First up on "TMZ Live" Harvey and Charles break down why George is pissed with Biden, and the role Amal Clooney is playing here.

Caitlin Clark Left Off Women's Olympic Hoops Team ... Head-Scratcher 🤔

Caitlin Clark will not be a part of the Team USA squad that goes for a record 8th-straight gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Paris, and basketball fans are puzzled by the move!

According to multiple reports, 22-year-old Clark, the most famous female hooper in the world, was not named to the 12-player squad ... which will represent America in France next month.

An official announcement has not yet been made, but the team is made up of a mix of veterans and first-time Olympians. But, no Clark.

Oilers Flasher Scrubs Accounts From Social Media ... After Viral Video

The woman who became an internet sensation for exposing her boobs in support of the Edmonton Oilers has disappeared from the internet ... with the flash-happy fan removing her accounts from all social media platforms amid her newfound fame.

TMZ Sports is told the hockey hottie has gone into hiding after the NSFW clip went viral over the weekend -- and those close to her say she did, in fact, have an online presence ... that is, 'til everyone saw her tatas.

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Several sources have confirmed the woman's identity to us ... but sorry, pervs -- it's clear she doesn't want it out there, so we're not going to namedrop.

Claressa Shields I Still Wanna Fight Jake Paul ... He Can't Beat Me!!!

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Claressa Shields isn't letting go of her wish to wreck Jake Paul's ass in the ring ... telling TMZ Sports she's still down to duke it out!!

Remember, the 14-0 female heavyweight started calling out the Problem Child back in 2020 ... when she challenged him for disrespecting the sport during our interview that year.

Her many callouts since have gone unanswered ... but if you thought the silence would discourage CS from going after the former YouTuber -- think again.

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