Mo’Ne Davis Is Bad. Super Bad. MoNeDavks

Mo’Ne Davis Is Bad. Super Bad.

“I throw my curveball like Clayton Kershaw and my fastball like Mo’ne Davis.”  Poised and deliberate about her words, Mo’Ne Davis sits for interview after interview after taking the sports world by storm. Her 70-mph fast ball is just one tool in her arsenal that frustrates batters at the 75th Little League Baseball World Series. […]

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Spurs Name Becky Hammon Assistant Coach and Make NBA History WNBA Star is named the first female coach in the NBA.

Spurs Name Becky Hammon Assistant Coach and Make NBA History

Becky Hammon knows her basketball. She impressed the strict Coach Gregg Popovich enough to earn a spot on the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff. Hammon will be the first woman to have a coaching role in the NBA. She currently plays with the San Antonio Silver Stars and is set to retire after 16 seasons in […]

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Misty Copeland’s Strength, Beauty On Pointe For Under Armour Misty Copeland's Under Armour Ad a Game Changer.

Misty Copeland’s Strength, Beauty On Pointe For Under Armour

  Under Armour released its powerful new ad featuring ballerina Misty Copeland, soloist with the American Ballet Theatre and every young girl AND boy should see it and listen to the message.  The company’s I Will What I Want campaign launches with Copeland, showcasing her brilliance and setting the sports marketing world ablaze with the […]

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Matt Kemp is the New Face of GAP Outlet MattKemp6

Matt Kemp is the New Face of GAP Outlet

  Photos of Kemp circulate throughout Twitter, Instagram and Facebook by sports fans and those who just want to see his handsome self.  Now, fans will be able to see his excellent form in the mall right Gap, Inc.’s outlet store. The 29-year-old outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers joins model Chanel Iman in a […]

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Birth of the High Five and A Life Out Loud

  The ESPN 30 for 30 series hits another grand slam with this short, intriguing tale about the birth of the high five. Now  a universal symbol of respect, you can give anybody from anywhere  a high five and they understand the meaning. Dusty Baker, in all his coolness, tells the story of how teammate […]

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LeBron James Opts Out. What Does That Mean? King James enjoys winning his way.

LeBron James Opts Out. What Does That Mean?

LeBron James has options. The Miami Heat star has chosen to opt out of his current contract with the team. Four years ago, he and his plus-two (Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh) shared the same agent, CAA. During these negotiations, the man has his own man who will represent his individual interests. After four long […]

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The Sweetest One for the NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs Spurs win 5th Ring.

The Sweetest One for the NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs

Kawhi Leonard called the whole scene surreal. Manu Ginóbili said that it was exciting. Duncan was smiling, but Parker summed it up: this win was the sweetest one. The team, under the push from Coach Popovich, spent the season preparing for this 87-104 game 5 win for the trophy.

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Funky Flying Balls – Dan Epstein Talks 70′s Baseball Dan Epstein, the baseball-loving cool dude and hot author.

Funky Flying Balls – Dan Epstein Talks 70′s Baseball

Author Dan Epstein Dan joined Game Changers Live on Wed. to head back down Memory Lane. He loves the game his 70′s memories were priceless. Lbaseball era. Listen in to an awesome interview with a real, live baseball fan.

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The Arkitekt’s Perspective LeBron James, Forward, Miami Heat

The Arkitekt’s Perspective

Is there a “clutch” gene? Or is coming through at the end of a game a skill that you learn? Nelly Semela compares LeBron to Tim Tebow to find out.

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Fall Back Cuties! VictorCruz1Giants

Fall Back Cuties!

An Eagle, a Bengal and a Giant landed on the SP Cuties List! These guys are smoking hot and we can’t wait to share the ones we’ve found. This week we’ll look at guys form the SURPRISES – good and bad – in the league to see who we’d want to sit close to on the sideline.

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Training Camp

NFL Training Camp Updates 7/31

Ray Rice answered questions about his 2-game suspension for domestic violence. [Photo by Jeff Weese]

The NFL Training Camps are in full effect! Rookies reported to most two weeks ago, while veterans joined their teammates last week. As per usual, the stories and hoopla begin right away as players battle for position. Top stories so far: Ray Rice: When Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a 2-game suspension to Baltimore running back […]

Jul 31, 2014 16:34

Ball Girls

UGA’s Malcolm MItchell Loves Books and His New Friends

UGA's star receiver is a voracious reader and just another member of the club - the book club.

  Malcolm Mitchell spends a lot of time in the club, but not the type of club you’d expect for a 22-year-old star college receiver in the SEC. His love of books sparked the unlikely close friendship with a cool club of middle-aged ladies in his Athens community. “He’s my new friend.” That’s how Kathy […]

Aug 22, 2014 6:06

Game Ready Mom

Tattoos for Teens? Dr. Lydia Johnson Says You’d Better Think First

Bird Man uses his body to tell his story. He's the only translator.

Colin Kaepernick and Chris Andersen use body art to express their complicated lives. Ink creeps over nearly every inch of Andersen. What if your child wants to be like Bird Man? Dermatologist Dr. Lydia Johnson shares what parents should know first.

May 25, 2014 4:08

Morning Coffee

Mo’Ne Davis Loses, Angels Pitcher Richards Injured, Bell Arrested

Le'Veon Bell makes a big off-field mistake.

Mo’Ne Davis and Philadelphia Lose to Las Vegas Mo’Ne Davis allowed three runs in almost as many innings last night as Philadelphia faced the lights out Las Vegas team. The pitcher fanned 6 batters in 2 1/3 innings, before being relieved to make sure she’s available if necessary in the elimination game.  The LLBWS game […]

Aug 21, 2014 9:10

Recent Articles

NFL Training Camp Updates 7/31

Ray Rice answered questions about his 2-game suspension for domestic violence. [Photo by Jeff Weese]

The NFL Training Camps are in full effect! Rookies reported to most two weeks ago, while veterans joined their teammates last week. As per usual, the stories and hoopla begin right away as players battle for position. Top stories so far: Ray Rice: When Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a 2-game suspension to Baltimore running back […]

Portugal ties the USA. It’s a Heartache.

Oh no. They Didn't. Yes, Portugal scored.

  The United States loves to break records and make history, but not like this. Portugal scored the latest goal ever recorded in a a 90-minute World Cup match. In the 5th and final minute of the stoppage time, that injured-but-talented Cristiano Ronaldo shot a phenomenal pass to Silvestre Varela who scored on a header […]

Baby, I’m Back – Kawhi Leonard’s Dazzling Play Helps Spurs Take Game 3

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There was no doubt that Kawhi Leonard would show up in the playoffs. On Wednesday night, for Game 3 of the Spurs-Heat matchup, the 22-year old was brilliant. His performance dazzled fans and appeared to ignite his teammates as well. No more “Where’s Leonard?” jokes after this game. The Heat would win 111-92.

Too Hot to Handle – Heat Lose Game 1 after LeBron Cramps Up

LeBron James heads to the bench in pain in Game 1.

Fans, players and media in the AT&T Center were sweating like crazy when the San Antonio arena’s air conditioning system failed. The Heat and Spurs exchanged leads until the 4th quarter when LeBron asked out of the game. The Spurs would take advantage of the best player in ball sitting the bench and push the lead to 15, giving them a win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Gaël Monfils and Laurent Lokoli Dance Off at the French Open

The French Open Dance Off.

It was French Open Kids’ Day,. Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli celebrated the fun day with a spirited dance off. Both players had move. But which one would rock the clay the best – the former #1 French Pro Monfils or the young 19 year-old Lokoli.

What a Man! Kevin Durant Wins MVP

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Tears all around and thanks for everyone from the newly minted NBA MVP Kevin Durant. He called each player by name, sharing how they encouraged and motivated him. Kleenex should be first in line to offer him a new commercial. It was touching and real,

Kevin Durant Gets the Job Done

Kevin Durant notches 36 and is clutch from the FT line in Game 6 win.

Kevin Durant’s 36-pt dominating performance against the Grizzlies shows The Oklahoman who’s unreliable.

Wizards Win! Brian Looks Back as the Bullets Advance

On to the next round. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

SP Writer Brian Gilmore got lucky and traveled to Chicago where his beloved Wizards/Bullets were playing the Bulls. The trip was perfect. He got to watch his Wizards advance right there with his dejected bar hosts. Gilmore was thrilled.

Hit the Road, Donald! Clippers Owner Ejected from the NBA

Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA.

The hateful, painful words by the Clippers owner turned out to be his undoing. Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the NBA and the Clippers organization. NBA commissioner Adam Silver was swift and strong with the decision.

Donald Sterling, Clippers Fans Beware of the Handshake that Hides the Snake

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Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling’s voice on the recording is as clear as bell when he says that his girlfriend shouldn’t bring black people to his games. Sterling continues to dig even deeper holes when he says that minorities and whites just weren’t meant to commingle. It all spells trouble for the NBA.