Josh Martin, 6-foot-8 freshmen at Minnesota played with Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine at Bothell High School in Washington during his junior campaign.
LaVine is known for his spectacular 46-inch vertical, but Martin claims he was the better high school dunker.
“The better high school dunker was definitely me,” Martin said at Gophers media day Tuesday. “I’m not sure (what...
The top JUCO linebacker in the country has changed his mind.
Davon Durant is a Greenwood, South Carolina native, but he decommitted from South Carolina earlier today.
What's understood don't have to be explained pic.twitter.com/GCv1GDkF7m
— Davon Durant (@DurantDavon) October 22, 2014
This is a huge grab for the Sun Devils.
4-time scoring champion Kevin Durant rolled in on a stylish scooter to his press conference earlier today. While his ride was slick, I’m sure Durant is ready to get back on the court.
Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant will miss nearly the first two months of the season. Now his partner in crime Russell Westbrook has a chance to be the man.
Durant said he's told Russell Westbrook to "stay who you are. You don't have to change what you do."
— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) October 21, 2014
How many shots a game will Westbrook...
Sometimes you wish you could take back some of the things you tweet. A Kansas City news station is having that feeling right now since they tweeted something that many found insensitive.
— Tom (@TJFsports) October 22, 2014
Of course, the tweet has been deleted, but the damage has been done.
We worded that previous tweet horribly and we are very...
I’ve seen some pretty filthy stiff arms handed out in football, but this one executed by Ben Tameifuna might be the best I’ve seen so far. It was absolutely ridiculous.
You won’t catch me trying to tackle a man that size.
The crux of Ray Rice’s case is double jeopardy. Rice feels he was truthful with the Ravens and NFL and regardless if you agree with the two game suspension or not, the suspension in Rice’s mind was given when the NFL and Ravens had all the facts.
The fact that the NFL and Ravens didn’t try harder to get the tape isn’t Rice’s problem if you are to believe Rice’s representatives...
Championship time always creates the funniest fans. A wife apparently has bet her husband that if the Royals win the World Series, they would have a baby. I’m rooting for the guy. Give him a baby anyway please, but she’d be a much happier pregnant woman if the Royals win.
#worldseries lets do this #royalsbaby pic.twitter.com/vA72o8Ed9p
— Brandan Davies (@KCTICKETGUY) October...
The New England Patriots are always upgrading their roster. Shalise Manza Young is reporting that the Pats will sign former Bill defensive lineman Alan Branch.
in addition to trade for Ayers, #Patriots expected to sign free agent DL Alan Branch…Branch was released by #Bills after August DUI arrest
— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) October 21, 2014
Branch was released...
The biggest disappointment from the 76ers acquiring Andrew Bynum has to be watching Nikola Vucevic turn into a double-double machine in Orlando.
Vučević was traded to the Orlando Magic in a four-team trade involving Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum, Arron Afflalo, Andre Iguodala, and other players.
The Magic have rewarded his potential with a new four-year, $53 million deal.
Admittedly this watch is pretty nice, but it’s hard to imagine spending $75K on a watch.
It’s called an Audemars Piguet Millenary timepiece — made with 18-carat pink gold, a black mother-of-pearl dial and 323 brilliant-cut diamonds! The watch usually runs around $75K.
A rep for Audemars — popular with celebs like Jay-Z — says the luxury watchmaker has a relationship with...
Not good news for the New England Patriots pass rush.
According to Shalise Manza-Young of the Boston Globe, defensive-end and sack leader (4.5) Chandler Jones will be on the shelf for about a month after missing today’s practice with a hip injury.
Chandler Jones missed practice today due to a hip injury – according to league source, it is expected to sideline him about a month...
Although it’ll still be quite a long time before Paul George is back on an NBA court; there are definitely positive signs from George’s camp that his recovery is on, or ahead of schedule.
Since posting a video yesterday showing just how far he’d come since that gruesome broken leg less than three months ago, George has again taken to his social media to show he’s regaining...
Kanye West somehow landed two of the baddest socialites on the planet, and they happen to share the same birthday.
Champs Sports sent out birthday wishes to both ladies using the ‘Air Yeezy’s’ as a backdrop.
Game is when you can send @KimKardashian and @DaRealAmberRose a birthday wish #AtTheSameDamnTime. pic.twitter.com/jibWQV1NAk
— Champs Sports (@champssports) October 21, 2014
ESPN’s Henry Abbot has rubbed people the wrong way with his ESPN article about Kobe Bryant. Unfortunately not everybody agrees with Abbot article including Phil Jackson and Flea. Check out this re-tweet of Flea Ripping Abbott and Phil Jackson co-signing.
“@flea333: henry abbott your @espn kobe article is absolute garbage and a blatant irresponsible attack. "Go get'em...
Bruce Ratner the former Nets majority owner who still has a piece of the team is still trying to unload his 55 percent share of the arena, reports the Sports Business Journal.
“The venue ranks as the most popular arena in the country, based on ticket sales for concerts in the first six months of the year, according to Pollstar. And beginning next year, in addition to the Brooklyn...
When Kendrick Lamar’s newest single “i” was first released, many of his loyal fans were confused and surprised by the direction he went. It was definitely a different sound for the rapper from Compton but turns out the hit song has made him more marketable and will put more money in his pockets. It was announced that this new song will be the official song of the 2014-2015...
The short dcumentary directed by Anthony Prince Leslie on Lance Stevenson details the Brooklyn natives preparation and routine this summer as he prepared to join the Charlotte Hornets.
The video also highlights Stephenson’s love for the community and how he gives back to his famous Coney Island, neighborhood.
h/t Anthony Leslie
Off a bye week the Eagles are getting much needed help at key positions. Running back Darren Sproles has returned to practice after suffering a sprained medial collateral ligament against the New York Giants on October 12.
Linebacker Mychal Kendricks returned to practice after suffering a calf injury in week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts.
Center Jason Kelce and third-string running...
Jim Brown was actually unaware that one of his rushing records was set to fall.
The legendary Hall of Famer admitted that he just happened to be watching an NFL game recently when he heard his name mentioned.
He had no idea that his record of six consecutive 100-yard games to start a season was set to be broken.
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Elijah Thomas, the 29th ranked player in the country has decided to continue his career at Texas A&M. With the addition of Thomas, the Aggies recruiting class moves up to #2 in the country behind Arizona.
The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Thomas chose the Aggies over finalists Oklahoma State, Illinois, SMU and LSU. He took trips to all five schools over the last six weeks, but A&M...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da’Quan Bowers has been suspended two-games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.
#Bucs DE Da’Quan Bowers is suspended without pay for the next two games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 21, 2014
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam according to the teams official website.
Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from practice squad. http://t.co/E62I2kNClw
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) October 21, 2014
Sam, the first openly-gay player in the NFL, joined the team on Sept. 3, spent the first seven weeks of the season on the 10-man squad.
The Carolina Panthers have released safety Charles Godfrey.
#Panthers cut S Charles Godfrey. Signed G Chris Scott from practice squad.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 21, 2014
Godfrey, 28, was in the fourth year of a six-year, $28.7 million contract that included $12.4 million guaranteed.
He hasn’t been the same since tearing his Achilles.
One of Geno Smith’s favorite targets is about to get a raise.
The Jets have signed wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a four-year contract extension.
We have signed WR Jeremy Kerley to a 4-year extension. pic.twitter.com/VAgxsZS5XA
— New York Jets (@nyjets) October 21, 2014
Adam Caplan is reporting that the deal is for $4 million a season.
#Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's 4-year extension...