Category Archives: Basketball

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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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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16 Year Old Wins Gymnastics World Title With Her Glasses On

16-year-old Morgan Hurd has just shattered a glass ceiling by winning the gymnastics world championship title– with her glasses on. The Harry Potter-loving teen has been watching the competition on TV since she was a child, and didn’t think twice when she decided to wear her glasses while working to become a gymnast. “I tried…

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Lebron James and Politics in Sports

The NFL season has kicked off and with it the political climate both on and off the field has begun to heat up. Similar tensions can be seen across a wide range of sports, including basketball. Lebron James recently spoke out about the situation, calling for unity across the country.

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Justin Thomas Wins 2017 PGA Championship

The 2017 PGA Championship yielded exciting results, with Justin Thomas completing the tournament at -8, just two shots ahead of his competitors. His first major win, this competition awarded Thomas with $1.89 million. In the past, Thomas was only ranked among the top 10 of major tournaments once: he tied for 9th place at the…

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Kevin Durant Takes $10 Million Pay Cut to Boost Warriors Roster

Talk about a team player. After an incredible season, 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant opted out of his contract prior to the opening of the NBA free agency period, but not for the reason you may have expected. In a surprising move, Durant renegotiated a 2-year contract at a much lower rate in order…

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And the Stanley Cup Goes To…

The Pittsburgh Penguins! In a great game held two days ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0, winning the series in six games.  This is the fifth time the team has won the Cup and the second consecutive time (something that has not happened in 19 years).  Thusly,  there are quite the celebrations…

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Petrosie to Join the Academy of Art University

In exciting news for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, former Dixie High School pitcher, Chris Petrosie, has committed to join the Academy of Art University in the fall. Petrosie has shown his skills at the Yakima Valley Community College in Washington for the last two years. He posted a 15-6 overall record…

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NFL Changes: Natalie Ravitz Becomes VP of Communications

Certainly, there is something new happening in the NFL all the time, and someone needs to manage that information. The NFL has recently announced a new hire, as Natalie Ravitz will serve as their senior VP of communications. Ravitz comes from an impressive PR background, having served as Rupert Murdoch’s Chief of Staff at News…

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For the Love of the Wallabies: Geoff Richards

Even though Geoff Richards only got to play for the Wallabies due to injury toll the team faced in 2010, he still had an impressive professional rugby career. Internationally speaking, the former rugby union player and coach got around. For example, although born and raised in England, very early on in his career, Richards was…

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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

In week 16 of the NFL we find Eugene King and Philly making their selections.

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