‘Cause this is Thriller … Just like Michael Jackson sang, the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers are fighting for their Championship lives. The game was a tight, entertaining match. The on-court play and the off-court styling are winning the NBA new fans while delighting old ones. Dwyane Wade’s stylist weighed in on game fashion for us, too. Check it out.read more
“Hey, you guys remember around the same time last NBA Playoff Season I was talking about the Clippers and the Grizzlies? Well, things have changed drastically since the last time we spoke.” Gabrielle has much to say about the reborn Grizz who are not looking too good against the Spurs.read more
Venus and Serena – now we get the rest of the story! Filmmakers Maiken Baird and Michelle Major follow the super star sisters through the whole year 2011 as they fight their way back to the top of the tennis world. The documentary will be released nationally on May 10th.read more
Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of sports. An injury the likes we haven’t seen since Lawrence Taylor’s hit on Joe Theismann sent shock waves through the football world. But many viewers are far too young to remember that moment. Like older fans remember Joe, we won’t forget Kevin’s pain – nor his promise that he’ll be back.read more
I’m leaving and I’m taking my ball with me to Denver! We imagine that’s what Wes Welker had to say as he turned down the “lowball” offer from the New England Patriots. The beginning of the NFL New Year has big names moving quickly. What does SP’s Nelly Semela have to say about the fire sale his Ravens had over the past two days? Let’s find out.read more
Both Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs would rather forget about last year. Alex’s season was marred by injury. The Chiefs tragically lost a teammate and friend to a murder-suicide. Their play on the field was secondary to the pain caused by that event. Now they can both start over. Alex can stop looking over his oft-injured shoulder and the Chiefs know that there’s nowhere to go but up. What’s the good and bad about Alex? Let’s check it out.read more
I learned to love the Los Angeles Lakers as a teenager. How appropriate. You don’t get more passionate than 16 year-old students. Dr. Buss knew how to pull us all in. With little to do in a one-stoplight town (literally), i listened to Laker games on AM radio. You could even hear Showtime!read more
Is this a dream within a dream? Oh no, these three fine fellas are 100% real and in the flesh. All three are smiling and enjoying the road to the Super Bowl. Each has had a huge role to play on the road to New Orleans. Now it’s time for you to decide which one is the dreamiest. Make your pick!read more
One big game. Two coaching brothers. Many big stories. Ray Lewis and sprays; Randy Moss touting the supremacy of Randy Moss. Flacco and Colin ready to prove that they are elite. Are you ready?read more
For a football/sports geek who loves history, Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL is my idea of a romance novel. If you’re looking for a book that will inform you, engage you, anger you and ultimately inspire you, this is it. Author Professor N. Jeremi Duru is a lawyer who took the time to research a story that impacts millions of fans. The author loves the law, the sport and the story and it shows.read more
What will Jesus Shuttlesworth do when his basketball playing days are over? Ray Allen, the beloved NBA superstar, considers acting again. The star of He Got Game can see himself on the screen again. Wouldn’t it be great to see Jesus S. all grown up with a daughter of his own, trying to decide if she wants to play for Stanford Women’s Basketball? That would be so cool! C’mon Ray – make that movie.
Welcome to the 2013 NBA Playoff Cuties. There are so many! Where do we begin. Let’s start with three of the hottest guys in the sport who may not be on your radar:
Tyson Chandler – New York Knicks
Serge Ibaka – Oklahoma City Thunder
J.J. Redick – Milwaukee Bucks
Enjoy them but don’t keep them to yourselves. Share with your friends.
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It’s Hot! It’s Fresh – It’s Morning Coffee! On today’s morning coffee, we’re talking college basketball, baseball and no-nos. We’ll check out, Ed Rush’s last west coast whistle, Rutgers men without jobs and Josh Hamilton’s baseball boos blues. It was a tough day in the sports world yesterday. Let’s check it out.
The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers have 33 NBA titles between them. They’ve appeared in a combined 52 championship title series. These teams are the NBA. But the times they are a changing. Neither time is poised to go deep into the playoffs and if the current trends hold, that won’t change next season. But Brian Gilmore says they’ll be back. It’s NBA law.
The Western Conference is tight! Fundamental basketball with a IDGAD attitude by the Spurs, the won’t-be-denied-playoffs Lakers, Electric Lob City and more make these games must see even in the 1st round. After Nelly made his picks from his New York state of mind, Mia had to add some California love. check out the Western Conference.
Nelly’s in New York and watching the NBA Playoffs from an East Coast point of view. Following the Bulls, Pacers and Bucks has been exciting through the season but is this where it ends? What does he think about his Knicks & Nets and their chances against the burning hot Miami Heat? Check out his picks.
Coach Rick Pitino, we’ve been here before. At least you have. The guys on the current Louisville roster weren’t even born when Louisville last went to the top of the tourney mountain. Maybe we have Pitino’s wife to thank for this, for her not-so-gentle “encouragement.” She’s why he took the job. Whatever it was, Brian Gilmore breaks down the how and why of this memorable NCAA Championship game.
Jamaal Franklin and Sherwood Brown made us believe in college basketball again. The nation wouldn’t have learned about these two young men who “get it” were it not for the madness of the NCAA Tourney. We get the chance to see young men mature in front of our eyes, giving us hope that the next generation is smart, capable and willing to work hard. All of that from basketball? Yes, it can change the course of lives.
March Madness is here! Ballers. Shot callers. It is that time again.Get ready to make your picks for The 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Championship Tournament. Our Brian Gilmore calls it “The Greatest Basketball Show on Earth.” Brian has tips for bracket-picking and basic info for newbies and he brings up wonderful/painful memories (depending on the side you were rooting for) of tournaments past for those of you who love the game.
Forget deuces! Deron Williams threw up treys and took command of the New Jersey Nets game against the Washington Wizards on Friday. The talented guard broke an NBA record and delighted the fans with a dazzling performance. There was a zone and he was deep, deep in it. Then the Lakers – who continue to fight for their playoff lives – took the game to the wire. Heroics happened. Guess which Laker? Friday night in the NBA.
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NBA Christmas Day is always exciting. It is no different this year as the league showcases five (5) games. The ten (10) teams playing are amongst the hottest in the league so even if this feels like overkill, the play should be delightful.The games also are intriguing because of some spectacular surprises and team challenges setting the stage for today’s contests. Mike D’Antoni, now coaching from the Left Coast, gets to face his old East Coast Knicks with his old go-to guy. The Nets and Celtics rivalry gets hotter each game. The Clippers won’t slow down. Are you ready? Pick your game.