Category Archives: Basketball

Patrick Ewing to Become Associate Head Coach for Charlotte Bobcats

Sources have confirmed that Patrick Ewing, Hall of Fame center, will become the associate head coach for the Charlotte Bobcats in what many will see as a ‘Space Jam’ reunion. Ewing and Charlotte owner Michael Jordan appeared in the 1996 classic that featured other famous stars including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and other Looney…

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LeBron James Returns for a 106-87 Victory

After undergoing several tests, LeBron James took the court last night to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-87 win over the 76ers. James scored 27 points despite his three-game break following a hamstring injury. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said: “He knows his body better than anybody, so he knew how to pace himself and…

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A Dream Comes True for Cerebral Palsy Teen

18-year-old Nick Anderson manages the basketball team at the Academy of Holy Angels high school in Minnesota. Challenged with cerebral palsy, Nick has never been able to play. Never, that is, until this week. “There is no better feeling than stepping on the court with a jersey on,” Anderson said after the game. “This is…

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Big All Jefferson’s Bed

Al Jefferson’s jumbo-sized bed has made a giant splash in the media this month, with Mo Williams’ Twitter shot wowing fans and furniture fanatics alike. Measuring 12 feet by 10 feet, the bed is the size of the average bedroom. The set cost $23,287. Talking about the generated hype, the Utah Jazz center said: “I…

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Last Week’s NBA Playoffs

This year’s NBA playoffs are coming to a close, with the Lakers pushed out and the Oklahoma City Thunder advancing to the finals. Watch the highlights, access and pivotal moments of last week’s playoff games here:  

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The Heat Sweeps the Toronto Raptors

With the MVP candidacy looming over his head, it’s no surprise that LeBron James scored 28 points during the first three quarters of the game vs. the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. The Miami Heat came away with a 96-72 victory, after the Raptors tied a franchise-worst with 23 points in the second half. “They play…

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Recap: NBA Finals Game 6

In a spectacular season closing, the Dallas Mavericks brought home the title for the first time in NBA history. Here are the highlights and recap of the deciding Game 6 in the NBA Finals of 2011.

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Miami Heat Step It Up; Li Na Named a Legend

The Miami Heat stepped it up with a 88-86 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, taking a 2-1 lead and stealing back the home-court advantage. Though he performed less than optimally during the first two games of the series, Chris Bosh regained his momentum and helped Miami with a 16-foot jump shot with less…

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Rangers Victorious Over Kansas City Royals; NBA Finals: Heat VS Mavericks

Elvis Andrus’s RBI single with two outs completed the Rangers’ final-inning comeback, ending the game with a 7-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. The Royals were up 6-5 in the top of the ninth, following a sacrifice-fly RBI by Alcides Escobar, but the Rangers rallied when Nelson Cruz tied the score with a single…

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Bosh and The Heat Scorch Chicago; Mavs Hold Off Oklahoma City Thunder

Chris Bosh managed to do the unexpected on Sunday, scoring 34 points and leading the Heat to a 96-85 victory over the Chicago Bulls. The win has given Miami a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Championship Series. Bosh took advantage of the fact that Chicago focused mainly on the usual threats; LeBron James and…

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Seattle Seahawks Obliterate Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII

In a shocking showdown, the Seattle Seahawks blew over the Denver Broncos for a 43-8 Super Bowl win. This is the team’s first NFL title, and while their season was undeniably impressive, the Seahawks’ outcome against the legendary Peyton Manning was especially extraordinary. The franchise dominated from the very first play of the game, and…

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NFL’s Week 16

Week 16 of the NFL featured several big plays and injuries that will have a lasting impact on this year’s playoffs. Learn more with Mike Garafolo:  

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Baseball VS Football

Forbes contributor Maury Brown recently shared his opinion that Major League Baseball is better than the NFL, explaining that while the NFL rules in television ratings, he prefers baseball, alongside many others. He lists ten reasons why: It’s played in the summer. It’s played daily. Every ballpark is different. MLB.com, MLB.TV, and MLB “At Bat”…

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Denver Broncos Trample Baltimore Ravens

In the NFL season opener, QB Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to a 49-27 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Here are some of the highlights from Thursday, September 5th:  

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Chip Kelly Names Michael Vick Starting QB for the Eagles

Chip Kelly, new coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, recently named Michael Vick the starting quarterback for this year’s NFL season. Though the announcement isn’t shocking, there has been a degree of suspense among the team’s fans since Vick had to compete for his job after suffering a pay-cut. Earlier this summer, the leading QB and…

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Regis Philbin Returns to Television

Regis Philbin has returned to full-time television this summer with Fox Sports 1 network’s “Crowd Goes Wild.” He discusses the show on WSJ’s Lunch Break while trying out the new Google Glass.  

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Patrick Ewing to Become Associate Head Coach for Charlotte Bobcats

Sources have confirmed that Patrick Ewing, Hall of Fame center, will become the associate head coach for the Charlotte Bobcats in what many will see as a ‘Space Jam’ reunion. Ewing and Charlotte owner Michael Jordan appeared in the 1996 classic that featured other famous stars including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and other Looney…

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Tampa Bay Rays Come Out Over San Diego Padres

The Tampa Bay Rays have turned to an old formula to shake their recent bad stretch. Starting pitching, outstanding defensive plays, well-timed hits and shutout relief pitching left the Rays with a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres this weekend. Sean Rodriguez said: “It felt like it was back to normal. You can never…

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Ari Glass on NFL Free Agency

According to Ari Glass, managing member at Boothbay Management LLC and Giants enthusiast, the NY football team has been relatively quiet in free agency. In a blog article, he explains that “the biggest move they have made has been restructuring some of their player contracts or cutting other over priced players.  They have been very…

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LeBron James Returns for a 106-87 Victory

After undergoing several tests, LeBron James took the court last night to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-87 win over the 76ers. James scored 27 points despite his three-game break following a hamstring injury. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said: “He knows his body better than anybody, so he knew how to pace himself and…

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