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.
Tweet Horace Mann High School in New York had struggled mightily for over a decade against their rivals, Poly Prep Country Day School, in baseball. In fact, Horace Mann hadn’t defeated Poly Prep in over 12 years. Enter Eric Mass, an outfielder for Horace Mann. With his team up 3-2 with two outs in the [...]
Tweet Former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson has had the rare distinction of coaching two of the best players in NBA history in their prime, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. For years Jackson has avoided directly comparing the two — probably to avoid the media buzz it would create — [...]
Tweet Just a couple of days ago, legendary NBA head coach Phil Jackson tweeted out a picture of his 13 NBA Championship rings. However, he has a new book coming out that will focus on the 11 that he won as a coach, aptly titled Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. The book is set [...]
Tweet Warning: this is not a highlight. If anything, this is a lowlight for both reserve Thunder big man Nick Collison and basketball fans who like seeing defenders get shook. This is Nick Collison trying to do a Euro-step in game five: Let’s just take a second to appreciate the fact that he almost threw [...]
Tweet Tayshaun Prince was put under the microscope in round one of the NBA Playoffs, especially in regards to him being compared to “how Rudy Gay would have done.” Prince has had a relatively quiet postseason. He gave the critics and fans alike a little something to chew on in game five against the Thunder, [...]
Tweet We may not see a catch made by an outfielder for the rest of the season better than the one Ben Revere made last month against the Cincinnati Reds. Or maybe we will. Wednesday, during the Texas Rangers’ 6-2 victory over the Oakland A’s, Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz made a pretty impressive [...]
Tweet A few days after the city was victimized by the bombings at the Boston Marathon the Red Sox held a ceremony at Fenway Park prior to their first game at the stadium since the tragedy took place. A video tribute was played. There were marathon volunteers along the Green Monster. Boston Police commissioner [...]
Tweet When legendary former NBA coach Phil Jackson joined Twitter those of you who wondered how it would go probably weren’t alone. It didn’t take long to figure out he might be an entertaining follow. Phil also seems to be willing to oblige reasonable requests. @sthomas141 here’s the best I can do…the 2 [...]
Tweet Floyd Mayweather, the undisputed pound-for-pound king of boxing, has made a living off of being both loved and hated by fans for his flashy persona as “Money Mayweather” in recent years. Mayweather not only talks the talk but walks the walk, as he ranks at the top of a recent Sports Illustrated list of [...]
Tweet Remember when Andrew Bynum was in the conversation as arguably the best center in the NBA just a season ago? Those days seem like ages ago, as the talented yet quirky seven-footer has made headlines for just about everything except basketball this past season, including re-injuring his knees while bowling, christmas shopping with a giant stuffed [...]
Tweet Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry managed to stay healthy for a full season this year and he showed that he was the star player that many people expected he would be. For the year, Curry averaged 22.9 points and 6.9 assists per game while shooting 45.3 percent from beyond-the-arc. He also broke [...]
Tweet The unquestioned number one high school basketball recruit in the nation, Andrew Wiggins, has finally announced his destination for next year’s college basketball season. Wiggins will attend Kansas according to Keith Morehouse on Twitter: Andrew Wiggins to Kansas — Keith Morehouse (@KeithMorehouse) May 14, 2013 Wiggins has been the talk of the college basketball world ever [...]
IN THEIR HANDS
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced on his blog Monday that fans can submit design proposals for the uniforms the team will wear during the 2015-16 season.
Tweet Anyone who watches golf knows that the players on the PGA Tour have to wear pants whenever they’re on the course. However, most people don’t realize that wearing pants is, quite literally, just an unwritten rule. The guys over at Ashworth Golf teamed up with some pro golfers to create this hilarious “Pants Petition” [...]
Tweet In March New York Yankees great, and Major League Baseball’s all-time saves leader, Mariano Rivera announced this would be his final season in the big leagues. With each passing game we’re closer to the curtain coming down on one of the great careers in baseball history, one that will result in enshrinement in [...]
Tweet The Alabama Crimson Tide football team capped off their 2012 season by defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in this year’s BCS National Championship game. BCS titles have become almost common place in Tuscaloosa, with three coming over the last four years. So is collecting the rings that come with them for guys [...]
PULL UP YOUR SHOES!
Tweet I’ll make this brief… We get that some NBA players are looking to make fashion statements with their pre/post game attire, but this outfit Dwyane Wade left the hotel wearing is over the top: Come on, man. Give your son back his pants, Dwyane. -ALR
Tweet West Virginia’s Mr. Do Everything, Tavon Austin, was a wanted commodity heading into last month’s NFL Draft. This past season he was among the most explosive players in college football. Austin rushed for 643 yards (3 TD), caught 114 passes for 1,289 yards (12 TD), and had 978 kickoff/punt return yards (2 TD). [...]