LATEST STORIES FROM THE KEVIN BURKE PROJECT

Report: Damian Lillard to Opt-Out of His adidas Contract

While in New Orleans, I spent some time at the adidas VIP suite in order to meet some folks I’ve only met via email and to interview a few ball players. One in particular was supposed to have been Damian […]
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jason Collins Makes Brooklyn Nets Debut as First Openly Gay Male Athlete

The Brooklyn Nets signed Jason Collins to a 10-day contract over the weekend and he made his debut on Sunday in L.A. vs. the Lakers. Obviously, this is news because he is the first openly gay male athlete to play […]
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Manziel Runs a 4.56 40 at Combine

Johnny Manziel ran the 40 this morning at the combine and recorded an impressive 4.56. That was the fastest of any QB who ran this morning. He measured at under 6’0″ tall, so I guess this time isn’t too surprising. […]
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Boeheim Loses His Mind When CJ Fair is Called For a Charge

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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL to Penalize Players and Teams For Use of Racial Slur

After years of this being a prevalent topic in society, this discussion continues to make me uncomfortable. More accurately, as a black man, it makes me sad and this news takes the cake. The NFL is reportedly planning on penalizing […]
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Granger Wants Buyout From Sixers

Needless to say, Danny Granger isn’t thrilled with being shipped from a legit contender to a legit rebuilder. Moving from Indiana to Philly isn’t sitting well with Granger, who has become a forgotten man in the wake of a myriad […]
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron Leaves Game vs. Thunder Bloodied

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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Bring in Jason Collins For a Workout

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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Improvements Needed For Five Interesting NFL Teams this Offseason

By Ron Leyba Now that the NFL season is over and only one team can really be happy with the outcome of the season, all the other teams must do an analysis about how they can improve in order to […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA All-Star Weekend, Crown Royal Style

Crown Royal outdid themselves when they invited me out to New Orleans for All-Star weekend as part of their influencer program. When I initially receive the email several weeks backs, I had to read the email twice to make sure […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA All-Star Weekend Video Recap

The 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend is in the book, but thanks to Crown Royal, The KBP was in New Orleans to take in some of the action. Here’s just a quick glimpse of what went down via some media and […]
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade May Sit Out All-Star Game

What has become of Dwyane Wade is tough to watch. It has almost gotten to the point where he’s an after-thought on his own team. Sadly, he has played well in spots this season but injuries preclude him from consistently […]
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Raymond Felton Yawns in Knicks Huddle During Timeout

The Knicks lost a close one to the Kings on Wednesday night, but Raymond Felton probably wasn’t too broken up about it. Down six with less than a minute to play in OT, Felton was seen yawning in the Knicks […]
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron’s Step-Back 3 Lifts Heat Past Warriors

It has almost gotten to the point where we barely even remember Dwyane Wade. LeBron James has been that good lately. He just snatched to collective soul from the Golden State Warriors with a step-back three with a few seconds […]
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan’s Wife Gives Birth to Identical Twin Girls

MJ is a daddy all over again. His wife, Yvette Prieto gave birth to twin girls on Sunday a person close to the family has announced. Congrats to the couple. Jordan has his hands completely full. Running the Bobcats (plus […]
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Smith Has Broken Cheekbone, Will Wear Mask

JR Smith has been surprisingly been playing well lately. This past Sunday, late in a nationally televised game vs. the Thunder, Smith fell to the ground awkwardly and hit his face on Kevin Durant’s knee on the way to the […]
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2014 NFL Draft Preview

Never too early...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Kyrie Irving Follow in LeBron’s Footsteps and Leave Cleveland?

Oh boy....
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: LeBron puts on dunk show after Heat practice

LeBron James refuses to enter the dunk contest, but he’s rather stage his one 1-on-nobody contest during practices. That was the scene today as the Heat are in Phoenix to take on the Suns. With teammates and media in attendance, […]
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Doesn’t Think Job is in Jeopardy

To say this Knicks season hasn’t turned out as planned would be the understatement of the year. After winning their first division title in nearly 20 years last season, the same was expected to happen. But so far, the Knicks […]
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to What the Texas Tech Fan Said to Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart has been suspended 3-games for his shoving incident last night involving a Texas Tech fan. Texas Tech has released audio of what the fan said to Smart. This following is audio from a camera right near the action. […]
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart Shoves Fan During Game

Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart was said to have been the top PG in last year’s NBA draft if he actually came out. That same high praise continues so far this year. But I wonder if his stock will drop after […]
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis to Replace Kobe Bryant on West All-Star Squad

There are a lot of first time all stars this year and that list continues to grow. Second year man, Anthony Davis has been selected to replace the injured Kobe Bryant on the western conference all star roster. Davis flies […]
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Nick Young Out at Least 2 Weeks with Knee Injury

Just as the Lakers get Steve Nash back, they’ll be without Nick Young for a few weeks. Young, arguably the best Laker this season, is being sidelined for a at least two weeks with a knee injury. He injured his […]
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Greg Oden’s Flagrant Foul on Blake Griffin

If there’s one player in the NBA who shouldn’t do anything to potentially harm the health of another player, that’d be Greg Oden. Oden committed an egregious foul on a Blake Griffin drive to the basket. Once Griffin was airborne, […]
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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