Tweet Larry Sanders, the NBA’s leading shot blocker at 3.1 per game, and his Milwaukee Bucks were in Indianapolis Friday to take on the Indiana Pacers. The third-year player out of Virginia Commonwealth University has had a breakout season and should be in the discussion for Defensive Player of the Year. The Pacers have [...]
Tweet The No. 15 seed Florida Golf Coast Eagles stunned the second-seeded Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 Friday to advance to the round of 32 in this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The game will forever be remembered around the Fort Myers, FL campus and gave us yet another reason why March Madness is fantastic. Sherwood [...]
Tweet HBO’s hit drama “Game of Thrones” is premiering its third season in nine days. Subsequently, TV and Internet spots for the show have been surfacing over the past month with relatively high frequency. However, the latest one to hit airwaves features Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Take a look: That really just looks like one [...]
Tweet There have been quiet murmurs over the past year or so about LeBron James’ impending free agency that is coming after next season. Obviously one possible destination being thrown around is James’ first stop in the NBA, Cleveland. The idea was fueled by the fan that ran onto the floor wearing a “We Miss [...]
UCLA star forward Shabazz Muhammad is not the age of 19 as UCLA’s media guide list indicates, and his father reportedly attempted to cover it up.
Tweet Second-year player Jimmy Butler has become a favorite of Chicago Bulls fans thanks to his defense against some of the league’s better scorers, like the impressive outing he had against Kobe Bryant earlier this season. Butler’s athleticism is not only an asset when trying to keep opponents in check but it’s also handy [...]
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, PLEASE
The Sacramento River Cats, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A's issued a press release that states it will fine $1 for any improper spelling of the team's name.
Tweet The NFL owners approved two rules on Wednesday that will be in effect beginning this year. Many fans and analysts have wanted the infamous “Tuck Rule” eliminated for years. Their wish has been granted, via a 29-1 vote. In the league’s increasing efforts to promote player safety ball carriers using the crown of [...]
HOW THINGS CHANGE
The renaissance of Stephon Marbury's basketball career continues, as he has been named an assistant coach for Beijing for the 2013 China National Games.
Tweet One of the more interesting contract situations to keep an eye on during the upcoming NBA offseason will be that of Brandon Jennings. The fourth-year guard be a restricted free agent and the Milwaukee Bucks will have to determine whether or not to match any offers that come in for him. While Jennings [...]
LIKE A BOSS
Bryce Harper isn't just an All-Star candidate, he's also a salesman. The Nationals outfielder spent some time taking ticket orders.
Tweet The Minnesota Timberwolves have had a disappointing year, largely due to their injury problems. Ricky Rubio, Kevin Love, Chase Budinger, Andrei Kirilenko, Nikola Pekovic and Brandon Roy have all missed significant amounts of time this season because of injuries. In case you didn’t know, that’s pretty much the core of their team. Despite how [...]
Tweet Mike Trout exploded into Major League Baseball last season and gave us a glimpse into what it’s like to watch a phenom play America’s past-time as he was in serious talks as an MVP candidate as a rookie. Angels fans are already head-over-heels about their young star, but perhaps they might be taking it [...]
Tweet Adrien “The Problem” Broner, the self-proclaimed future king of boxing, was arrested Monday night for a fight outside of Liv nightclub in Miami. Here are details courtesy of CBS Miami: According to Miami Beach Police, Adrien Broner, 23, and Michael Owensby, 24, were allegedly outside of Club Liv when a fight broke out. Security [...]
Tweet In the World Baseball Classic semifinal matchup between the Dominican Republic and the Netherlands on Monday night, the Netherlands looked like they might blow open the top of the first inning. After already bringing in a run, the Netherlands had a runner on third with two outs. That’s when Dominican Republic left fielder Moises [...]
WHAT A MESS
Houston Rockets rookie Royce White believes that not only his team but the NBA want him out of the league because he's "not afraid to say what I think."
Tweet New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano has scooped the MVP Award for both the first and second rounds of this year’s World Baseball Classic but Fernando Rodney, his teammate on the Dominican Republic squad, has been almost as impressive and as entertaining as ever. Besides doing his trademark celebration after recording a [...]
Tweet This is Jason Terry’s 14th year in the NBA. The Boston Celtics guard has seen numerous players get dunked on over the years and surely knows the right and wrong time to challenge one. When it comes to where not to be as a defender during an alley-oop Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight [...]
Tweet In the first semifinal of this year’s World Baseball Classic Puerto Rico defeated Japan 3-1 Sunday evening in San Francisco, meaning for the first time in the competition’s short history there will be a new champion. Japan was victorious 10-6 over Cuba in the inaugural WBC in 2006 and outlasted South Korea 5-3 [...]
WORLDS ARE COLLIDING
In the latest of minor league stadiums with crazy food or beverage offerings, the Charlotte Riverdogs are serving up a beer-milkshake hybrid in several different varieties.
Tweet On Saturday, a game in Swedish National League A between Fribourg-Gottéron and EHC Biel was a bit of a blowout. Fribourg-Gottéron had accrued a 5-0 lead by the end of the second period. But that’s when things got weird. On the break with just under five minutes remaining in the second period, this play [...]
Tweet One of the greatest and most tantalizing things about sports is the question of “what if…?” What if Michael Jordan hadn’t taken two years off to play baseball? What if Bo Jackson hadn’t had his career ended by a freak injury? What if Kobe and Shaq had learned to coexist in L.A.? Probably one [...]
Tweet The Syracuse Orange advanced to the Big East Tournament final on Saturday thanks to a 58-55 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas Friday night in their last meeting as both members of the conference. Three players scored 13 points (James Southerland, Brandon Triche, and Baye Keita) to lead the Orange, but it was junior [...]
Tweet Between 2006-2012 Greg Jennings won a Super Bowl, made two Pro Bowl appearances, and racked up 425 receptions, 6,537 yards, and 53 touchdowns for the Green Bay Packers. Next season he’ll be suiting up for the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings after agreeing to a five-year contract. Since 2009 T.J. Lang has been [...]
Tweet Rudy Gay hasn’t been with the Raptors all that long, but the team has apparently seen enough to be seriously considering a contract extension offer for the 26-year old. The talented forward is capable of scoring from the perimeter and can create shots for himself off the dribble. And when he does beat [...]