Tweet The NBA held its annual draft lottery this evening to determine the order of the first fourteen picks in this year’s draft to be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on June 27th. Heading into Tuesday the Orlando Magic (25%), Charlotte Bobcats (19.9%), Cleveland Cavaliers (15.6%), and Phoenix Suns (11.9%) held the [...]
Tweet Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre has made a habit of making highlight reels being a resident of Lob City. He’s caught numerous alley-oops, had impressive follow slams of missed shots, and who could forget his posterization of Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight. During a recent trip to ESPN Jordan added SportsNation host Charissa [...]
Tweet Despite having their best record in franchise history, the Los Angeles Clippers have decided to move on from head coach Vinny Del Negro, according to a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski: The Clippers have fired Vinny Del Negro, source tells Y! — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 21, 2013 Del Negro’s departure was expected [...]
Tweet Despite having their best record in franchise history, the Los Angeles Clippers have fired head coach Vinny Del Negro, according to a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski: The Clippers have fired Vinny Del Negro, source tells Y! — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 21, 2013 Del Negro’s departure was expected by many around the [...]
Tweet The Oklahoma City area was hit with a massive tornado Monday, ripping through the area with reckless abandon and inspiring some of the area’s sports stars to reach out and offer assistance for the relief efforts. Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is donating $1,000 for every home run he hits from now until [...]
Tweet Los Angeles Dodgers all-star outfielder Matt Kemp is from the Oklahoma City area that was hit by one of the worst tornados in US history Monday, inspiring the slugger to make a very noble pledge via his Twitter account after the Dodgers’ game Monday evening: I’m giving $1000 for tonight’s HR and every HR [...]
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Dwight Howard reportedly said he felt "marginalized" by Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni during a conversation with general manager Mitch Kupchak.
Tweet Here we go again… according to a report from Dave McMenamin, Los Angeles Lakers pending free agent center Dwight Howard expressed to GM Mitch Kupchak his unhappiness playing for head coach Mike D’Antoni during the season, saying he felt “marginalized” by the coach. Here are details: According to sources with knowledge of the situation, [...]
Tweet Sometimes fans can get a little out of hand at sporting events, and sometimes those fans need to be dealt with accordingly. A classic example is this story of former Phoenix Suns owner Jerry Colangelo, father of current Raptors executive Bryan Colangelo, where Jerry punched a fan for disrespecting his family. Here are details [...]
Tweet With less than a minute remaining in overtime of the semifinals of the Division III Men’s Lacrosse National Semifinals and with the score tied at nine goals apiece, Rochester Institute of Technology knew they had to make something happen. They pulled the hidden-ball trick out of the bag, trying to catch top-seeded Cortland off [...]
Tweet The Charles E. Smith Center, where George Washington University plays their home basketball games, is set to get a massive makeover. In a press release on Monday, the school unveiled a draft of their planned new design for their home floor, seen here: The design prominently features three widely known landmarks of Washington D.C., [...]
Tweet Jameis Winston is a Seminole for both Florida State’s football and baseball teams. The freshman didn’t accrue any stats on the gridiron this season as he was playing behind now Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel. Winston has been on the field for the Noles’ baseball team, though, and he is showing off that quarterback-like [...]
Tweet Last month Skylar Diggins officially began her professional basketball career when she was selected third overall in the WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock. Not too long afterward the two-time Big East Player of the Year joined forces with Roc Nation to be represented by Jay-Z’s recently formed company. Sunday, Diggins wrapped the [...]
Tweet Most people have no idea who Mario Gjurovski is, because, well, he simply isn’t famous. However, he’s a Macedonian soccer player currently playing in the Thai Premier League. He also may have submitted the most ridiculous celebration of a goal that we’ve ever seen on Saturday: Not surprisingly, Gjurovski was given a yellow card [...]
Tweet The Detroit Red Wings were heavy underdogs coming into Chicago for game two in their second round series with the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks were arguably the best team in the NHL for the regular season and had been rolling thus far in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, the Red Wings are no strangers to [...]
Tweet Delmon Young garnered a bit of praise for his potential (not actual production) as a semi-quality DH in the American League. As we all know, though, there’s no DH in the National League. That’s where Young is playing now as a member of the Phillies, which means he has to play in the outfield. [...]
Tweet The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks were gridlocked through most of the fourth quarter of game six, the lead going back and forth. Then it looked like the Knicks might take control. With around five minutes left the Knicks were up by two. Carmelo Anthony got the ball, put on a spin move, [...]
ALL YOU CAN DO
Tweet When it comes to playing center field there aren’t many who do it better than Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Saturday the two-time Gold Glove Award winner used his impressive athleticism to rob Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward at the wall. Your browser does not support iframes. [...]
Tweet In an April press conference in Charlotte, NBA Commissioner in-waiting Adam Silver told season ticket holders for the Charlotte Bobcats that the Hornets nickname was owned by the league and not the New Orleans franchise and that a process for a name change would take 18 months to happen. Apparently that 18-month process begins [...]
Tweet As the official statistician of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and the WNBA the Elias Sports Bureau provides a look into sports that goes beyond the home run saving grabs, made-for-highlight-reel stiffarms, and ankle breaking crossovers. They sift through the streaks, trends, and numbers to often provide us with interesting and little known bits of information about our [...]
Tweet The NBA Draft combine is being held in Chicago May 16-17, featuring many of the top prospects that are eligible to be selected this year. While most of the top players are sitting out the drills, almost all are participating in the measurement process to give teams an idea of how they compare physically [...]
Tweet The New York Mets ended their six-game losing streak via a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday afternoon. The Cardinals came into the day riding a modest three-game winning streak and had come out on top in twelve of their previous fourteen games. Perhaps you could call today’s result improbable given [...]
WE DON'T BLUFF!
Tweet During a game earlier this season Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph was involved in an altercation with Kendrick Perkins of the Oklahoma City Thunder that led to the ejection of both. After the game Randolph was quoted as saying: “There’s a lot of bluffing going on on the court, that’s all,” Randolph said. [...]
Bad news for the currently unemployed wideout, as an arrest warrant has been issued for him relating to a few missed court appearances.
The Millersville University men’s baseball team came to the aid of a family and helped save the life of their two-year-old, who reportedly was having a seizure.