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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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

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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