Tweet Some things in the NBA never get old, no matter how many times you see them. Dirk Nowitzki’s one-legged, fadeaway jumper comes to mind. So does LeBron James chasing someone down on the fast break for a block. Steve Nash masterfully running the pick-and-roll is right up there too. Somewhere not far behind [...]
Tweet The NBA on TNT and Inside the NBA broadcasts have no problem participating in a little fun, especially if that fun is centered around ribbing co-host Charles Barkley. After taking a poll on Twitter, it was decided that Chuck’s intern would have to teach him Spanish for Inside the NBA. Of course, they had [...]
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher took to Twitter to send a succinct message about what he thinks Cowboys fans living in D.C. should do.
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...
Tweet Celtics veteran Kevin Garnett entered Thursday’s game against the rival Los Angeles Lakers needing just six points to reach the 25,000-point milestone. Around four minutes into the second quarter, Garnett scored his sixth point of the evening on this play: It’s kind of fitting that he’d get to 25K on that fadeaway at the [...]
Tweet Next weekend the NBA’s biggest names will be in Houston for All-Star Weekend. We’ve known who will participate in the All-Star Game for a little bit now. On Thursday we found out who will be in the 3-Point Shootout, Skills Challenge, Rising Stars Challenge, and, of course, the Slam Dunk Contest. With last [...]
Tweet Blake Griffin has made a name for himself outside of basketball by utilizing his dry sense of humor in various commercials and public appearances. However, he tried to bring a little high school-style humor to the court on Jan. 15 against the Houston Rockets during the post-game hand-shakes. Chandler Parsons tweeted out this video [...]
Tweet New England Rob Gronkowski has developed a reputation of an off-season party animal. Gronk has been filmed raging and partying like a college frat kid on numerous occasions. Gronkowski is also buddies with ‘retired’ porn star Bibi Jones, and apparently has been offered $3.75 million to film a porn scene with her. Here are [...]
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Tweet The United States Men’s National Soccer Team went head to head with Honduras in a 2014 World Cup Qualifying match on Wednesday afternoon in Honduras. Clint Dempsey put the U.S. ahead 1-0 in the 36th minute. Honduras had an answer soon after, though. Defensemen Juan Garcia delivered this ridiculous bicycle kick to the back [...]
Tweet One of the things that make the Miami Heat such a fun team to watch is how Dwyane Wade and LeBron James can make plays that most human beings can’t, while making it look easy. During the third quarter of Wednesday’s game between the Heat and the Houston Rockets, James and Wade decided to [...]
Tweet For those of you who haven’t been following the Atlanta Hawks, reserve forward Ivan Johnson has been on a bit of a dunking bonanza recently. This past Saturday against the Chicago Bulls Johnson went coast-to-coast to beat the first quarter buzzer and finished emphatically over Taj Gibson. Wednesday Johnson was at it again, [...]
Tweet When Randy Edsall left the Connecticut Huskies two years ago to be the head football coach at the University of Maryland he called it his dream job. Through two seasons Edsall has a 6-18 record with the Terps, including a 4-8 2012 season that saw the team suffer a multitude of injuries most [...]
Tweet After a back-and-forth contest had Baylor and Oklahoma State in overtime, there were probably a lot of people, at the game and at home, on the edge of their seat But with 1:51 left in the OT period and the Bears up 65-64, Baylor junior forward Cory Jefferson made everyone hop out of their [...]
Tweet Heading into Wednesday’s game against the New York Knicks the Washington Wizards were owners of a 12-35 record, placing them fourteenth of fifteen NBA Eastern Conference teams. You wouldn’t be alone in wondering how much better Washington would be had John Wall been available from the opening game, instead of since January 12 [...]
Tweet Chris “Birdman” Andersen wasn’t signed to an NBA team this offseason. But after a nine-month absence from the league, the Miami Heat enlisted the services of the Birdman to help strengthen their undersized and poor-rebounding frontcourt. Andersen showed up looking to be in great physical shape and ready to go. How’d he do it? [...]
Tweet If you’re a fan of ESPN The Magazine you’re pretty familiar with the Body Issue, an annual celebration of some of the best bodies in the world of sports. If you’re not familiar with it, you can check out photos here. The magazine has also done other themed issues in the past, like [...]
More bad news for the Lakers as an MRI taken Wednesday revealed a plantar fascia tear in Pau Gasol's foot. He will reportedly be out for at least six weeks.
A year after scoring the Super Bowl's game winning touchdown, Ahmad Bradshaw has been released by the New York Giants.
Tweet Things just keep getting worse for former NBA MVP Allen Iverson. After turning down an opportunity to play in the NBA Developmental League (NBDL) and a shot at reviving his career, TMZ reports that Iverson has also lost him $4.5 million Atlanta home due to defaulting on his mortgage: TMZ broke the story … [...]
Tweet While many boxing pundits have believed that Robert Guerrero was a virtual lock to face undefeated welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. May 4 in Las Vegas, Mayweather himself dropped a bit of a bomb via social media Tuesday night: The negotiations for my fight are almost done. The front runner is IBF Champion Devon [...]
Tweet If there was an unbelievable new trick shot video, the likely assumption would be that it was a college kid or middle-aged guy shooting (or throwing) a basketball off the Eiffel Tower or something. There’s an unbelievable new trick shot video, but the centerpiece is far from the stereotype. In fact, it wasn’t too [...]
Tweet With player safety at the forefront of sports, many fights in the NHL these days involve a few glancing blows and the tussle ultimately ending in a stalemate. On Tuesday when the Philadelphia Flyers played the Tampa Bay Lightning, Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo wasn’t about to have his fight with B.J. Crombeen end that [...]
Tweet Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler isn’t the most liked QB in the NFL, but that hasn’t stopped former reality TV star Kristin Cavallari from agreeing to get engaged to him for the second time. Only this time, Cutler’s proposal and engagement ring exchange were a little… atypical. Cavallari revealed Cutler’s proposal in a recent [...]
Tweet The month of February is turning out to be a pretty big one for Alicia Keys. Three days after she performed the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVII, the 2013 NBA All-Star Game’s official Twitter had some big news regarding the 14-time Grammy Award winner. On Feb. 17, just two weeks after the Super [...]
Tweet With the additions of James Harden and Jeremy Lin in the offseason, the Houston Rockets transformed themselves into an incredibly potent offensive team. They rank second in the league in points per game at 105.8. However, their offense was never more high-powered as it was on Monday against the Golden State Warriors. The Rockets [...]