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NBA Dunk Contest winners: A retrospective

February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The 13 most superstitious people in sports

By Rob Doster Sometimes athletes have to make their own luck. Or at least that’s what these guys think they’re doing.  On this Friday the 13th — a day when we’re all on the lookout for black cats in our paths or broken mirrors — let’s celebrate the athletes who think a bit, um, differently.  We thought that it was appropriate to find the 13 most superstitious people...
Via Athlon Sports
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The best moments in NBA All-Star history

February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Your guide to NBA All-Star Weekend 2015

By John Wilmes All-Star weekend comes but once a year — right after the Super Bowl’s been decided, and football’s finally fizzled out. If you’re stuck inside this weekend amidst the snow or otherwise, here’s your catch-all guide to what’s happening in New York City — the sporting event of this February season. Friday night Celebrity game, 7 PM ET, ESPN This goofy...
Via Athlon Sports
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agent wide receivers

By Ben Haley In the ever-evolving world of NFL offenses, there is no greater sought-after position on offense outside of quarterback than wide receiver. This year’s free agent market is abundant with top-level talent as well as seemingly-ageless veterans. Of the list of players testing the open market, seven were the top option on their respective team last season. The plethora...
Via Sportsnaut
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan says he's the 'biggest anti-bullying guy there is'

By Darren Hartwell Rex Ryan is all in favor of his team getting mean and nasty on the football field. Fortunately, he has a different stance on bullying off the gridiron. The Buffalo Bills coach raised eyebrows in his introductory press conference when he said his goal was to “build a bully” with his new team. Those eyebrows were raised once again last week when the Bills signed...
Via NESN.com
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Five worst salary cap situations in NFL

By Matt Verderame The National Football League employs a salary cap, something many teams try to figure out creative ways to circumvent. Some of those teams get greedy and backload massive contracts and try to restructure larger deals on a yearly basis, pushing the money further into the future. At some point, you must pay the price. The New Orleans Saints are the ultimate case...
Via This Given Sunday
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony likely done for season after All-Star Game

By Jason Garcia Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said Thursday that he has likely played his last game of the season because of ongoing soreness in his left knee. Anthony, who has battled the knee pain for months, aggravated the injury in Monday’s loss to Miami, and sat out Wednesday against the Magic. He told ESPN Radio that he still plans to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: MLB to consider altering strike zone to boost offense

By Sam Galanis Banning defensive shifts was a radical and fairly idiotic idea, but Major League Baseball’s latest proposal to boost offense could please baseball purists and casual fans alike. The MLB reportedly is considering altering the strike zone, specifically on the lower end, sources told Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Hassan. The concern is that low strikes have been stifling offense...
Via NESN.com
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The best and worst NBA All-Star uniforms through the years

February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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