Category Archives: Basketball

Bulls Trample The Heat; Grizzlie Bow Out As The Thunder Moves to Texas

Miami’s LeBron James and Dwayne Wade were held at bay by Chicago’s aggressive defense, which allowed Wade 18 points and James 15, while league MVP Derrick Rose scored 28 points for the Bulls. Chris Bosh, the last of Miami’s trio, scored a playoff-high 30 points, but the game still ended at a 103-82 win for…

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Boston “Played at a Championship Level”

This week, Boston’s Rajon Rondo led his team to a 97-81 win over the Miami Heat despite a dislocated left elbow. The Celtic’s win has lowered Miami’s lead to 2-1 in their Eastern Conference semi-final. Trailing by two points at halftime, the Celtics started the third quarter with a 16-4 run, thereby controlling the rest…

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The Heat Burn the Celtics; Mavericks Steal Last-Minute Win from Lakers

In a much-anticipated showdown, the Miami Heat, with the help of Dwayne Wade, came out with a remarkable 99-90 win over the Boston Celtics. Wade had the game high of an incredible 38 points, 23 of which he scored in the first half. LeBron James also contributed 22. After the game, Wade explained: “Today our…

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Miami Heat Secures Second Seed; Chicago Blackhawks Make the Playoffs

The Miami Heat scorched the Boston Celtics with a 100-77 win on Sunday, securing the Eastern Conference’s second seed. The Heat’s suffocating defensive effort kept Boston at 37 second-half points. LeBron James scored the game-high 27 points and seven assists, while Dwayne Wade added 14 of his own. After the game, James told reporters: “They…

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Nicks Make the Playoffs; Stars Victorious Over Anaheim Ducks

In an interesting twist, the Nicks closed a spot in the playoffs with their 123-107 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers yesterday. This is their first post-season opportunity in seven years. Amare Stoudemire scored 28, and Carmelo Anthony added 25. The win, which was their third in a row, as well as Charlotte’s loss to Washington,…

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Oklahoma Thunders Past the Trail Blazers; the Jazz Trampled by the Mavericks

The Oklahoma City Thunder closed on their spot in the playoffs with their 99-90 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. During the last quarter, the Thunder was led by Russell Westbrook in a 17-8 run. Westbrook scored 11 of his 28 points during that quarter. “Both teams really played as hard as they…

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Houston Rockets Past the Jazz; Ducks Tied for Eighth Playoff Spot

The Houston Rockets won a tough battle against the Utah Jazz on Sunday, coming out victorious with a close score of 110-108. With what was their 11th win of the last 14 days, Houston closed on the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. Kyle Lowry scored a triple double of 28 points, had 11…

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Pacers Stun Knicks; Injured Bryant Leads Lakers to Victory

The Indiana Pacers ended the game against the New York Knicks with a stunning score of 106-93, putting an end to their six-game losing streak despite the absence of leading scorer Danny Granger. The Knicks were expecting another victory, especially with the return of Chauncey Billups, but Indiana managed to climb to a twenty-point lead…

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Lakers End Spurs Winning Streak

The San Antonio Spurs, the leading team in the NBA this year, suffered a 99-83 loss to the LA Lakers this past Sunday, ending their impressive home streak. The Spurs still hold their top position though, with the division-leading Lakers trailing over six games behind in the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant Pumped for Rest of…

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Bulls Battle for Top Spot; Anel Pagan to Replace Beltran at Center Field

The Chicago Bulls are continuing their climb to the top spot in the Eastern Conference with their recent 105-77 victory over the Washington Wizards. The Bulls have exceeded the expectations of the season, standing within one game of the Miami Heat and just two behind the conference-leading Celtics. This week, Derrick Rose led the Bulls…

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Carolina Hurricane Win 3-2 Despite Injured Goalie

Dan Ellis, goalie for the Carolina Hurricane, didn’t start in yesterday’s game against the Florida Panthers. He did end up playing though, and helped his team earn a 3-2 victory with 19 saves. Ellis explained that his initial reluctance to play was due to an illness. “Just wasn’t feeling well,” Ellis said. “Some type of…

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Zarsha Leo CEO on the Super Bowl Blackout

This year’s Super Bowl started out rather dry, with the 49ers trailing behind the Ravens 21-6. The half time show featured a disappointing performance from Beyonce, as well as a brief visit from Destiny’s Child. To top it all off, power was lost at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for a total of 34 minutes, making it…

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Super Bowl 2013- Game, Halftime Show and Commercials

Despite its slow beginning, this year’s Super Bowl managed to build up some serious momentum. The first half set the precedent for an equally dull halftime performance by Beyonce, which culminated in a half-hour blackout. Conspiracy theorists believe the league manipulated the situation to pump some fresh adrenaline into the game; whether this is true…

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Denver Broncos Vs. Baltimore Ravens Playoffs 2013

Last night featured what was probably the most intense NFL game this season, with the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens coming head to head and finally ending the game in a double overtime. Despite their best efforts, the Broncos lost to the Ravens 38-35. See the game highlights here:  

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NFL Playoffs of 2013

The NFL season is on the brink of the playoffs, with this year’s predicted Super Bowl champion team already out of the running. One of the best ways to stay up to date on the season, playoff news, athlete stats and expert projections is with a subscription to a sports magazine like ESPN through the…

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AJ Discala: From Crew Captain to CEO

AJ Discala, CEO of Omniview Capital Advisor, has always had a solid work ethic. His spirit and leadership skills were first revealed in high school, when he focused on crew. Through rowing, Discala learned how to lead a group, boost motivation and encourage teamwork. His talent was further developed when he refined his rowing skills…

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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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49ers Vs. Cardinals Highlights

Here are the highlights from this NFL season’s clash between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals.  

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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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Hot Start for the New York Jets

Following a disheartening offseason, Jets fans took a cautious approach to the team’s first game of the 2012 season. Their concerns were quickly alleviated by Sanchez though, all controversy regarding Tim Tebow pushed aside as he led the New York Jets to a 48-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium. See the game…

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