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New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is one of a handful of NBA players who are having MVP-caliber seasons. By playing the tremendous low-post defense we have grown accustomed to seeing from him and taking a significant leap offensively, Davis has the Pelicans just 2.5 games back of a playoff spot in the Western...Read More
A lot has been made this season about the level of friendship among the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Big Three. LeBron James sounds like he’s getting a bit sick of all that talk.
In a lengthy interview with Cleveland.com published Tuesday, James said he only considers three NBA players his good friends: Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and former Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade.
Bringing an infant to a baseball game obviously can be a challenging, arduous and sometimes harrowing ordeal. The Cincinnati Reds apparently are the first team in Major League Baseball to try to do something to lighten the load and make an enjoyable gameday experience more conducive to all involved parties. Reds spokesman Michael Anderson told...Read More
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Is there a college athletic program that currently boasts a better football-men’s basketball combination than Michigan State?
The Spartans’ men’s basketball team, of course, is set to play in the Final Four this weekend. The football team, meanwhile, has won 24 games over the last two seasons and is a likely contender for the College Football Playoff in...
Kevin Durant gave Oklahoma City Thunder fans a reason to breathe a sigh of relief after saying that he would love to spend his entire career with one team. Durant will be a free agent in 2016, and he supported LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland, leading to much speculation that he would...Read More
Cam Newton probably has grown accustomed to the fact that sportswriters can be a vituperative bunch when it comes to penning pieces articulating their perception that a superstar athlete is under-performing or not worth the hype. What the Carolina Panthers quarterback likely is not used to, however, is when the sportswriter unleashing said hot sports...Read More
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DeMarco Murray is long gone from the Dallas Cowboys after signing a contract with the rival Philadelphia Eagles. Before he decided to sign with Philly, Murray was hopeful that the Cowboys would pony up the cash to keep him and was even willing to give them a hometown discount. He wanted to remain in Dallas...Read More
The NFL may not have two of its top prospects in attendance for the NFL draft this year. The speculation long has been that Jameis Winston would not attend the draft, possibly to avoid a frenzy given his controversial image. Winston confirmed that speculation Tuesday when he said he would be spending the day with...Read More
University of Alabama running back Tyren Jones was dismissed from the team on Tuesday after being arrested for possession of marijuana.
Jones, Alabama’s fourth-leading rusher from a season ago, was apparently stopped by police for speeding, at which point he was arrested on second-degree marijuana charges.
This represents the third arrest of an Alabama football player in four...
The Detroit Lions will be without mighty defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for the first time in five seasons. However, wide receiver Golden Tate is not too worried.
While Suh is off in Miami enjoying his massive payday and strengthening the Dolphins’ defense, the Lions are preparing for a season without Suh. When Tate was approached about how the Lions’ offense could be impacted...