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Video: Kevin Durant puts Joe Johnson in the spin cycle, misses most spectacular missed dunk you’ll ever see

Tweet Kevin Durant is without a doubt regarded one of the top players in the NBA, for good reason. Not many 6’11″ players can make moves off the dribble like this: Joe Johnson was helpless. Durant wasn’t finished, as he attempted what would have been the dunk of the year, if he made it: Whoa. [...]
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss
FOR THE BIRDS

Hornets changing name of team

The New Orleans Hornets will likely soon be no more, as the team has announced plans to change their nickname to the Pelicans as soon as next season. 

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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Love’s hilarious Salvation Army coat drive video

Tweet Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love is partnering with the Salvation Army for their fifth annual winter Coat Drive in the Minnesota area, running now through December 12. To promote the drive, the Timberwolves released a couple entertaining video featuring Love and a few of his teammates: Hilarious. Love and Timberwolves are giving two free [...]
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns featured in Travel Channel reality show

Tweet   When NFL Films and Travel Channel joined forces to create a new reality television series chronicling a team on its road trips they had thirty-two choices. The spotlighted team isn’t a high-profile one, doesn’t have any real marquee stars, and hasn’t finished above .500 since 2007. It does have a 29-year old rookie [...]
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss
A CHUCKER, IN A GOOD WAY

H.S. player with discus-style buzzer beater

Tweet Sometimes its better to be lucky than good, as high school player Lucas Marty from Monticello High in Wisconsin can attest to after making this insanely lucky half court heave: Nice shot, Lucas. Nice shot indeed. -ALR
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: high schooler makes incredible half-court buzzer beater

Tweet Sometimes its better to be lucky than good, as high school player Lucas Marty from Monticello High in Wisconsin can attest to after making this insanely lucky half court heave: http://youtu.be/WDiPcVqg-Fc Nice shot, Lucas. Nice shot indeed. -ALR
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Byron Mullens smashes over LaMarcus Aldridge

Tweet   One of the feel good stories early in the NBA season has been the Charlotte Bobcats, who have already equaled their win total of last season with seven through the first fifteen games. Byron Mullens has been a big contributor for head coach Mike Dunlap, averaging career-highs in points (12.9), rebounds (8.2), and [...]
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: “I’ll kick everybody’s ass in the locker room” if Lakers don’t improve

Tweet Things are getting testy in Los Angeles. Speaking to the media after the Lakers’ 113-103 loss to the Orlando Magic, Kobe Bryant in classic Kobe fashion had some choice words regarding the team’s struggles: “I’ll kick everybody’s ass in this locker room if it doesn’t happen,” Bryant said. “It’s the attitude you have to [...]
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez to have hip surgery, out 4-6 months

Tweet New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip and be out up to six months, per N.Y. Post columnist Joel Sherman. Rodriguez struggled with the injury through the 2012 post season. Rodriguez, now 37, had surgery to repair his right labrum in 2009. [...]
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss
YOU GOT SERVED!

Metta World Peace dunks on Moe Harkless

Tweet Although the enigmatic Los Angeles Lakers lost again Sunday night to an Orlando Magic team they should have beaten, the game did feature a highlight-worthy play from Metta World Peace: Peace has surprisingly been one of the most consistent Laker players this season. The Lakers fell to the Magic 113-103 and are now 8-9, 3-4 with [...]
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

2012-2013 College Football Bowl Schedule

Tweet     For those of you who want to get your fill of college football during the holiday season here’s the complete 2012-2013 bowl schedule. Enjoy! 12/15/12 – Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – Toledo vs. Utah State 12/15/12 – New Mexico Bowl – Nevada vs. Arizona 12/20/12 – Poinsettia Bowl – San Diego State vs. [...]
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Luck completes last-second TD to Donnie Avery for Colts win

Tweet Number one NFL draft pick Andrew Luck is paying dividends for the Indianapolis Colts this season. Luck has led the Colts to a 8-4 record, including this 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery for a 35-33 Colts’ victory over the Lions Sunday: Luck passed for 391 yard and four touchdowns on the day. He [...]
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Dion Waiters monster double-pump dunk

Tweet The Cleveland Cavaliers took a risk by drafting Dion Waiters fourth overall in last summer’s NBA Draft, mostly for his ability to make plays like this: Waiters early development has been much needed for a Cavs team that is without last season’s ROY Kyrie Irving. If Waiters can keep it up, the Cavs will [...]
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Amazing 76 yd TD run by Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez in Big Ten Championship Game

Tweet   Taylor Martinez has been a bit of a lightning rod during his time at Nebraska. His ability to throw the football has been criticized at times, but no one has doubted what Martinez can do when he tucks the ball and decides to take off with it. The junior reaffirmed that during the [...]
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

David Stern fines San Antonio Spurs $250,000 for resting starters

Tweet The NBA has fined The San Antonio Spurs organization $250,000 for sending four of their key players home early from a road trip, causing them to miss Thursday night’s televised primetime game against the Miami Heat: David Stern has fined the Spurs $250,000. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) November 30, 2012 Spurs head coach Greg [...]
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Titus Young gives press the cold shoulder, gets ripped by team captain

Tweet Titus Young, a second-year receiver for the Tennessee Titans, was recently benched and sent home by the Lions November 19 for his actions during the Lions game against the Packers Nov. 18. Young returned to practice earlier this week, but was working with the second stringers instead of his customary spot as the Lions’ #2 receiver. [...]
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss
RETURN TO SENDER

Coach accidentally emailed plans to replace him

The football coach at Morgan State was accidentally emailed the school's plans to replace him. Talk about an awkward situation. 

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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

The week through the eyes of the Elias Sports Bureau

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...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss
DEATH AND EXES

Fight breaks out at Camacho's wake

The wake for Hector 'Macho' Camacho turned into an impromptu brawl after two former girlfriends of the boxer threw down at the service. 

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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ball Up Streetball announces Hugh “Baby Shaq” Jones as newest member

Tweet   Those of you who are familiar with streetball probably know the names “Professor”, “Air Up There”, “Springs”, “AO”,  “Pat the Roc”. They, along with the rest of the Ball Up team, are headed to China for a three game tour with former NBA players Allen Iverson and Rafer Alston, better known to some as NYC playground legend “Skip [...]
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan responds to golf course banishment

Tweet Wednesday, news broke that Michael Jordan had been banned from La Groce Country Club in Miami Beach due to not being in proper dress code on the golf course. Jordan was reportedly wearing cargos instead of the required golf shorts. Jordan responded to the story Thursday, admitting that he did indeed refuse to change [...]
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Harlem Globetrotter Darnell Wilks shatters backboard in Ecuador

Tweet The Harlem Globetrotters are known for their entertaining style and amazing tricks with the basketball, but it looks as if they also have a little power in their show as well. Here’s video of Darnell Wilks shattering a backboard in Ecuador during an exhibition game: The 6’7″ Wilks played at college ball at Cincinnati from 2007-2011, averaging 2.8 [...]
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III leading NFL in jersey sales

Tweet Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III has made quite the impression in his rookie season. Apparently his stellar play on the field has carried over to his marketability off the field as well, as RGIII has taken for the lead in NFL jersey sales at NFLShop.com, per ESPN’s Darren Rovell: RGIII surpassed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who had [...]
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
CUTE CANINE

Floyd Mayweather Jr. shows off dog, Izzyballin

Tweet Pound-for-pound champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been in blogging headlines more for his flashy ways lately that his boxing skills. A few weeks ago, Mayweather uploaded a video of him flossing his jewelry collection and another video of him counting out $1,000,000 in cash. This week, Mayweather shows off his dog “Izzyballin”, who can [...]
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Paul Pierce gets dropped by crossover for second time in less than a week

Tweet   A couple of days ago Paul Pierce’s legs buckled under him courtesy of Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson. Tonight against the Brooklyn Nets the result wasn’t quite as bad, but Pierce once again found himself on floor. This time it was Joe Johnson channeling his inner Jamal Crawford with a super low [...]
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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