The Indiana Pacers needed a career-high game from Lance Stephenson to take down the New York Knicks in Game 6.
Stephenson chipped in 25 points on Saturday as the Pacers walked away with a hard fought 106-99 win to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Stephenson also secured 10 rebounds while Paul George contributed 23 points to the Pacers’ collection plate.
Larry Fitzgerald does not make the headlines very often.
The Arizona Cardinals star receiver does his talking on the turf and does not let negative energy lead the way for him.
Since the departure of quarterback Kurt Warner, Fitzgerald has led the Cardinals through dark days that were spearheaded by arguably the worst quarterback play that the NFL has ever seen.
Rolando McClain’s time in the NFL and more recently the Baltimore Ravens, has not gone as planned.
McClain has retired from the NFL to get his life together after legal problems off the field have taken over the forefront of his mind.
McClain’s college coach Nick Saban told the Baltimore Sun that McClain is doing right by Baltimore by retiring at this time.
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We like our athletes big, bold and fearless.
We tend to not allow much room for vulnerability.
They are however, quite human and as such they to fall prey to the same statistics that provide a snapshot into the sample size of American life.
Mental health awareness is gaining more exposure as the taboos and stereotypes that are associated with these various disorders are either...
The Tennessee Titans drafted wide receiver Kendall Wright in the first round of the 2012 draft.
The wideout was fresh out of Baylor as RG3′s favorite target and ready to make a direct impact on the NFL. His 64 catches for 626 yards and four scores were hardly the numbers of a bust. But they were not set the world on fire stats either.
To combat the plague of the perception that...
When the New York Jets acquired running back Mike Goodson formerly of the Oakland Raiders and the Carolina Panthers, they probably did not know that he would end up being just another distraction.
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Through the years Kobe Bryant has claimed to be the ultimate competitor.
The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard has built his entire myth around it.
Each and every one of his nicknames/handles point to this. ” The Assassin,” ” The Black Mamba” and other aliases serve to point to his psyche as much as they point to his basketball skills.
Heidi Burgett over at Nike has just...
Once again Kevin Durant is being compared to another NBA living legend.
After his Oklahoma City Thunder were booted out of the NBA playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies, Durant spoke with ESPN and rebutted a certain suggestion that was once made by Kobe Bryant.
Bryant at age 32 stated that any year that did not culminate in a NBA championship ‘ was a wasted year of my life.’
The New York Knicks live to fight another day.
After a week that has been rife with rumours of bickering and frustration, the Knicks managed to pull it together to get a 10-point win over the Indiana Pacers to force a sixth game on Saturday in Indiana.
Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points off 28 shots Thursday, pushing the Eastern Conference semifinals series to a 3-2 tally after...
The Golden State Warriors held on for as long as they could and it just was not enough.
As he has been prone to do throughout his entire career, Tony Parker shot down the Warriors’ dreams in flames with one deadly shot.
Parker’s backbreaking 3-pointer with 1:15 to play Thursday pushed the San Antonio Spurs into the Western Conference finals with a 94-82 victory.
Andy Reid has a new team of players to coach in the Kansas City Chiefs. DeSean Jackson is now the ward of Chip Kelly’s regime.
Yet in the new documentary DeSean Jackson, The Making Of A Father’s Dream that will come out around Father’s Day, it is revealed that Reid was apprehensive about working with Jackson because of his father Bill.
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Every body wants to be a star as witnessed by the movement that has casted Green Bay Packers fans as the stars of their own reality show.
Real Screen’s Adam Benzine is reporting that the show will be pretty light-hearted.
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With Matt Harvey on pace for over 200 innings pitched, is it possible the New York Mets will shut him down early?
Chances are he’ll be doing his best Stephen Strasburg impression by the season’s end.
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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith has never held his tongue.
Smith recently appeared on former teammate Muhsin Muhammad’s radio morning show on WFANZ.
During the appearance, he teed off on New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.
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The Arizona Cardinals and Tyrann Mathieu have to know that the easiest way to stop people from paying attention to a chequered past is to stop bringing attention to it.
This is why that their tag-team comments that are running on NFL.Com may be one of the last times that the general public is exposed to Mathieu’s THC-related war stories and their impact on his new life.
It was not supposed to go down this way.
The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat were supposed to do battle in the vein of the epic sequels that made Ali vs. Frazier so mighty.
How does the saying go?
That is why they play the game.
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The Miami Heat sank the Chicago Bulls and are headed to the Eastern Conference finals.
In true Heat fashion,it was a cast of characters that helped the Big 3 send the Bulls home.
Shane Battier ignited a fourth-quarter comeback Wednesday to seal the 94-91 victory.
The Bulls owned a 10-point lead during the closing portions of the third period and were in front by eight heading...
Former Indianapolis Colts pass rushing monster Dwight Freeney is amazingly still unemployed.
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Toronto Raptors star Amir Johnson threw a horrendous first pitch recently at a Toronto Blue Jays game.
Johnson has a sense of humor about the whole thing as he posted this documentary style footage about the event.
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It’s time for our weekly Tim Tebow update.
The latest potential landing spot for Tebow? The AFL.
Philadelphia Eagles legend/ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski owns a piece of the Philadelphia Soul franchise.
Jaworski told the Philadelphia Daily News that he and Soul coach Clint Dolezel sent Tebow a package of plays that would like for him to run should he decide to accept an offer to...
The Memphis Grizzlies have taken a 3-1 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder in their Western Conference semifinals series.
The Thunder did not go down easy in Game 4 as Kevin Durant’s big lay-up pushed the game into overtime.
The final score was 103-97 when all was said and done.
Mike Conley pumped in 24 points Monday for Memphis Grizzlies.
Zach Randolph double-doubled with...
Keep trying to strip teams like the New York Yankees from their accomplishments by bringing up payroll.
But the biggest spenders of the last year are proving that money can’t buy a great baseball team.
After huge trades, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Toronto Blue Jays sit at the bottom of their divisions roughly six weeks into the season.
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The Washington Nationals Bryce Harper left Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth inning after he went face-first into the right field wall at Dodger Stadium.
The worst was feared, as rumors of concussion-like symptoms spread without any confirmed results from the Nationals.
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The Detroit Lions thought they landed a gem when they wrangled receiver Titus Young in the 2011 draft.
What they landed was a troubled young man whose issues are playing out in theater of the world.
Young’s father Richard spoke with the Detroit Free Press a day after they spoke with the homeowner that almost shot Young after he allegedly broke into his home.
The elder Young...
The Philadelphia Eagles will potentially put the band back together for a brief moment on September 19 when the Kansas City Chiefs come to town.
The Chiefs are now being coached by Andy Reid who led the team to numerous NFC championship games and a Super Bowl.
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, on that date, Reid’s mainstay quarterback Donovan McNabb will probably retire...