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by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni
The NBA lockout has given teams in other hoops leagues around the world a chance to woo basketball’s biggest stars, and with no end in sight to the current labor fight, other sports are even trying to get in on the action.
All this week, LeBron James and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll have been publicly flirting with one another on Twitter, with Carroll playfully recruiting James to join his football team.
Pete Carroll took things to another level last night, by showing the Miami Heat forward (and the rest of the world) a customized LeBron Seahawks jersey he had made.
Fox Sports looks into the back-and-forth between player and coach:
James may not have meant anything by the tweets he sent out Tuesday asking about NFL free agency, but his messages still got the attention of at least one NFL head coach. Late Tuesday night, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sent LeBron the following message: “Hey @KingJames are you aware of what the League...
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Is Pete Carroll head coach of the Seattle Seahawks trying to get Lebron James of the NBA's Miami Heat to drop hoops and take up NFL football? in our Seahawks news, gossip, for the day Q points out On Wednesday, Carroll upped the ante by posting a customized Seahawks jersey with James' name on it to his Twitter account...
LeBron James took his talents to Liverpool on Friday—and finally got his hands on a championship trophy.
The Miami Heat star toured the Premier League club’s facilities for the first time since becoming a shareholder of the 18-time English champions. James held up the Champions League trophy won by Liverpool in 2005 and posted a picture [...]
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James and Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll have been tossing playful messages back and forth on Twitter. LeBron digs football and wouldn’t mind being an NFL star in another life.
But as the NBA lockout continues, perhaps that life could be this one?
No. Of course not. But it’s fun to think about.
As the summer has progressed into the fall, we have seen a number of star-studded basketball exhibitions take place across the country, with teams from the Drew League, Goodman League, the Melo Center, the Rucker and others facing off.
This time around, Oklahoma City Thunder leader, and rising NBA star, Kevin Durant will host his own exhibition contest in Oklahoma City, with...
This week, Neil and I discuss the Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers. Additionally, we have a heated debate about Ryan Mathews' MVP candidacy (and advanced statistics), while also discussing Tim Tebow and LeBron James. So sit back and do whatever the hell you do while listening to this amazing weekly NFL podcast.
Oh, that LeBron James. First, he playfully nudges ESPN's John Clayton about finding him an NFL gig, and now he's got Seahawks coach Pete Carroll "jokingly" courting him. From the Sporting News:
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday tweeted James: “are you aware of what the league’s rookie minimum is?”
And like that a recruiting pitch was on....
The Seahawks quarterback situation will be a hot-button topic, but I tend to agree with coach Pete Carroll on this one: Let's see how Tarvaris Jackson recovers from his strained pec before getting too lathered up about hypothetical contingencies. Jackson had been on his best streak as a Seahawk, leading them to 35 points combined in the second half of the Atlanta game and the...
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The Running Rebels or Running Bears or whatever they are opt for Harrow. Take a look inside the team store.
They’ll always be the Rebels in my heart.
Handsome products. Would Nike have looked better? Sure. But these products still look sharp. More here, sadly nothing in the Ole Miss grey. Love those football pants. We tried to get the Rebels/Bears...
Bye weeks are great for football teams, especially banged up and really young teams. The Seahawks are both of those things, so it’s safe to say that this week is great for the Seahawks. But bye weeks are really bad for sports writers, and consequently they’re really bad for fans. With no football to cover, writers get desperate and type up stories that quite frankly do not deserve...
(When the NBA resumes play, the league will find itself dealing with a new collective-bargaining agreement, one that could impact how the Heat do business going forward. This is the fourth in a series of evaluations of such aspects.)
The issue: The just-expired CBA had three primary exceptions that allowed teams to exceed the salary cap when it came to veteran talent: the mid-level...
You know Lebron, he likes attention, BUT (there’s always a but) this is a very intriguing possibility. The fact of the matter is; the season is already 5 weeks in and he doesn’t have enough time to really learn the game. However, (there’s always a however) the publicity, marketing, etc. would go through the roof for a team that signed Lebron for a couple months assuming...