Five players who must step up in the NBA playoffs

By David Kenyon The NBA playoffs demand every player’s best performance. But if an integral piece of any roster struggles, someone must be prepared to step up for the team and change the course of a game. From a 3-and-D role player to an injury-hampered star, five players around the Association need to be ready to increase their contributions throughout what is expected to...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2014-15: The year of the injured NBA superstar

By Mike Ferguson The National Basketball Association’s 2014-15 regular season has come and gone. It featured a number of great stories as the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors turned out to surprisingly claim 1-seeds, LeBron James returned to Cleveland, the Hornets were Charlotte’s once again, Klay Thompson scored a record 37 points in one quarter, the Houston Rockets...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid dances on the Knicks

His NBA debut is still yet to come, but Joel Embiid showcased some of his dance moves, while seated, during a late winter blowout over the New York Knicks. The post The Big Dance: Joel Embiid Dances On The New York Knicks appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference playoff preview and predictions

By David Kenyon It’s finally here. Yes, the NBA playoffs have arrived, and the 2015 edition should show itself as one of the most competitive, entertaining postseason campaigns in recent memory. The Eastern Conference is admittedly the weaker side, but that doesn’t mean it will be without exciting finishes, both of the single-game and series variety. However, we’re not...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski sees a WWE future for himself

By Jason Rowan It should come as no surprise that Rob Gronkowski, one of the most entertaining, outrageous and flamboyant players in professional football, would gravitate toward the world of professional wrestling. The brash, frenetic and over-the-top environment in which it operates seems to fit his personality to a tee. The New England Patriots tight end recently cut a WWE...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 wide receiver prospects in 2015 NFL Draft

By Kevin Causey The wide receiver class for the 2015 NFL Draft is absolutely loaded with NFL analyst Mike Mayock going as far as saying there are eight players from the class that have a first round grade. Here’s our top ten wide receiver prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft….  #1 Amari Cooper, Alabama Cooper has a good combination of size, athleticism and quickness and once he...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Five coaches with most to prove in NBA Playoffs

By Matt Zemek The 2015 NBA Playoffs bracket is set. The show starts Saturday with a quadrupleheader. Our site will (Crossover) Chronicle the playoffs, and over the next few days, you’ll find plenty to read on the NBA’s postseason before the first game tips just after 3 p.m. Eastern on April 18. More will be said on teams and players as we delve more deeply into the playoffs...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Conference playoff preview and predictions

By Vincent Frank After a long 82-game NBA schedule, eight Western Conference teams will vie for an opportunity to earn a trip to the Finals. From the near record-breaking Golden State Warriors to the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, this conference was absolutely stacked during the regular season. This means that the playoffs themselves are going to be as competitive as any...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Periscope be the future of illegally streaming live sports?

By Matt Yoder Talented news media scribe Brian Stelter has a very relevant article at CNN today discussing HBO’s concerns over a number of people streaming Game of Thrones on Periscope. For those of you not completely up to date with the newest social media platforms, Periscope is a live stream of your cell phone camera. You could show anyone and everyone in the world what...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten MLB players that need to step up in 2015

By Ian Casselberry We’re nearly two weeks into the 2015 season, and are already getting some initial ideas of who the standout performers of the year could be. But of course, it’s early and more than 150 games remain on the schedule. That leaves an enormous amount of time for players to either maintain hot starts or break out of early-season struggles. Several star players...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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