NBA D-League tryout offers last grasp of dream of pro contract

MINNEAPOLIS -- Lacing up his sneakers inside the United Center locker room, Charles Boozer thought he'd finally found himself. Things had been clicking in practice. For the first time in his three-year career at Iowa State, he was gaining a comfort level. This night, he'd face off against the Duke program that had cultivated his more well-known brother Carlos, who signed...
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Hulk Hogan Caught In Yet Another Lie – Austin Feud Update

As noted earlier, Hulk Hogan took a shot across the bow at Steven Austin in a new interview. Speaking with KISS 92.5 in a new interview, Hogan was asked about Austin and said he had a “major ******** with his fellow Hall of Famer. Hogan also discussed the recent death hoax that spread about him on Twitter, agreeing that it was a sign that he was still relevant in pop culture, and...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 & America- The Peter Windsor Interview

The relationship between America and Formula 1 is something that I have been consumed by of late. After all, I am American and commonly post under the moniker AmerF1can (pronounced AmericanF1). Last year I made a commitment to try and understand the relationship between my geographic place in the world and the sport that I love, F1, and found out, yes, it’s complicated… It all...
Via Formula 1 Blog
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard, Murphy, Covington, Jeffers, Hamilton Headline All-D-League Team

The NBA D-League has announced their 2013-14 All-D-League Teams. FIRST TEAMGuard: Ron Howard, Fort Wayne Mad AntsGuard: Kevin Murphy, Idaho StampedeForward: Robert Covington, Rio Grande Valley VipersForward: Othyus Jeffers, Iowa EnergyCenter...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic D-League affiliate Fort Wayne wins title

The Magic are reportedly getting their own D-League affiliate next season in Erie, Pa. And they did not use the D-League at all this year (or really, ever). But, hey, we have time to kill. Saturday, the Magic’s D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, won the D-League title with a 119-113 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors. The Mad Ants broke a 113-113 tie behind Ron Howard...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Howard, Othyus Jeffers Named D-League Co-MVPs

Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Ron Howard and current Minnesota Timberwolves and former Iowa Energy guard/forward Othyus Jeffers have been named the 2014 NBA Development League’s Co-Most Valuable Players, as voted by the NBA D-League’s 17 head coaches. Howard (6-5, 200, Valparaiso) played in 49 regular season games for the Mad Ants, averaging a team-high and career-best 20.5 points...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings – I’m Gung Ho for Yunel

I'm sitting here with the 80's classic Gung Ho on the TV. Directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton and Long Duck Dong, it tells the story of how a man tries to save a town by bringing in a Japanese car company to fill an empty car factory. In hindsight what great foreshadowing for the towns in the rust belt that became abandoned by the loss of all the manufacturing...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-League playoff guide

The NBA D-League playoffs begin this week, and you can be sure big-league scouts are watching. The playoffs are a best-of-three format. Here's a quick team-by-team guide, with teams listed in order of seeding: 1. Fort Wayne Mad Ants NBA Affiliation: Bobcats, Pistons, Pacers, Grizzlies, Bucks, Magic. First-round opponent: Reno Bighorns. Key prospects: G Ron Howard; G/F Tony Mitchell...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: D-Leaguer pulls off best dunk of weekend

Yes, you are seeing that video correctly. Tony Mitchell actually dunked off an alley-oop from teammate Ron Howard who was deep in the stands with the crowd. D-League represent. Here are more dunk highlights which Tony had while winning his second straight D-League dunk contest. [@HPBasketball] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

D-League Announces 2014 All-Stars

The NBA D-League have announced its 20 All-Stars, with 16 of the players having previous NBA experience. Chosen to the NBA D-League All-Star Futures team are Hilton Armstrong (Santa Cruz), Seth Curry (Santa Cruz), Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz), Justin Hamilton (Sioux Falls), Manny Harris (Los Angeles), Pierre Jackson (Idaho), Kevin Jones (Canton), DeAndre Liggins (Sioux Falls), Malcolm...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton falls to Fort Wayne 105-95

The Canton Charge were defeated by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 105-95, at the War Memorial Coliseum in Indiana on Saturday night. The loss sets Canton at 17-10 on the season, while Fort Wayne improves to 16-11 and a full game behind the Charge in the East Division. After the Charge pulled ahead for a 24-22 lead following the opening stanza, the two teams went back-and-forth for three...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton falls in Fort Wayne, 88-85

Canton Charge press release: The Canton Charge were defeated for the second time in as many nights at the hands of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 88-85, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Sunday evening. The loss drops Canton to 8-3 on the season, while Fort Wayne pulls even at 5-5. After the Charge went ahead 23-18 following the first quarter, the Mad Ants came out in the second...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers release Ron Howard, Darnell Jackson to cut roster to 15

The Pacers make their first preseason roster move as focus continues to shift toward the regular season. Despite indicating they wouldn't make any cuts this week it comes as no surprise that the Indiana Pacers trimmed their training camp roster 15 by releasing guard Ron Howard and forward Darnell Jackson. The two players combined to play just three minutes in the first four...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers Release Ron Howard, Darnell Jackson

The Indiana Pacers have released guard Ron Howard and forward Darnell Jackson. The Pacers’ preseason roster is now at 15 players.
Via RealGM
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch The ‘Made In America’ Full Documentary

Finally, Jay Z has released the full documentary about the inaugural 2012 Made in America music festival. Directed by Ron Howard, the documentary gives an inside view of the festival, the diverse performers and what goes into make making it all happen. Watch below.
Via Word On The Game
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Made In America Premiers Tonight @ 9PM

PHILADELPHIA, PA Tonight, catch the “Made In America” documentary at 9PM on Showtime. Directed by Ron Howard, the documentary will chronicle the whole run up, leading to the show in Philadelphia. To get sneak peek of the show, click the link below. I got bars. Maybe Jigga will put me on the line-up next year.
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Olivia Wilde: Woman Who Won The Week

Olivia Wilde‘s new movie “Rush,” directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth and David Br…
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Rush’ Review: Story takes Pole Position over racing

Rush, by Ron Howard, was released in theaters in North America this weekend and has been met with very positive reviews in general. The movie was made on an indie budget of approximately $38 million and shot in Europe. It is centered on the real-life rivalry between James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl) in 1976. The Theme The theme of the movie is really entertwined...
Via Formula 1 Blog
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

5 Racing Movies With Actors Who Really Raced

Will people be rushing to Rush over this weekend? It’s a pretty interesting film, and director Ron Howard turns t…
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Free Agent Signings and Trades : 2013 NBA Offseason

The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below. Free Agent Signings - Resigned David West to a 3 year deal worth 36 Million. -Agreed to a 2 year deal with C.J. Waston. -Signed Chris Copeland to a 2 year deal worth 6 Million. -Singed guard Donald Sloan to a multiyear deal. -They...
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard makes a believable racing film with 'Rush'

Ron Howard admits he was no racing aficionado when he set out to make the Formula One thriller ''Rush,'' chronicling the tense 1976 world championship battle between playboy James Hunt and calculating Niki Lauda. Racing movies don't have the best track record, after all. The driving has usually been unrealistic and too many directors cheated on details that insiders...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Howard Gives Us the Inside Scoop on his Racing Movie "Rush"

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard grew up in our living rooms, first as lovable Opie Taylor on “The Andy Griffith Show” and then as...
Via Athlon Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers sign 2 free agents before start of camp

The Indiana Pacers have signed free agents Ron Howard and Darnell Jackson. Howard is a 6-foot-5 swingman who spent last season with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the NBA Development League. Jackson is a 6-8 forward who has played with Cleveland, Milwaukee and Sacramento in the NBA. He played last season with the Reno Bighorns in the D-League. Last year, Indiana pushed Miami to seven...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers Sign Ron Howard, Darnell Jackson

The Indiana Pacers have signed free agents Ron Howard and Darnell Jackson. Howard is a 6-5 guard-forward who played with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League last season. Jackson is a 6-8 forward who played with the Reno Bighorns of the D-League last season. He has played with Cleveland, Milwaukee and Sacramento in the NBA.
Via RealGM
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Howard To Sign Non-Guaranteed Deal With Pacers

Ron Howard is set to sign a non-guaranteed contract with the Indiana Pacers. Howard was one of the D-League's best point guards last season.
Via RealGM
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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