Dominique Wilkins Talks Diabetes and Dunks! Dominique Wilkins on Sideline Pass

Dominique Wilkins Talks Diabetes and Dunks!

  NBA Hall of Fame member Dominique Wilkins chatted with Sideline Pass founder Mia Jackson for a few minutes about his great career. He also took time to address a health topic that’s extremely personal. That issue is diabetes.  The two-time winner of the NBA All-Star Dunk Contest now focuses on managing the disease that caused […]

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Welcome To The NFL, Johnny Football Johnny Football at Browns camp.

Welcome To The NFL, Johnny Football

This week, Gabrielle continues her “Looking Back on Cleveland” series with a review of Johnny Manziel’s first start.

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Wizards PG John Wall Mourns Cancer Death of 5 Year-Old Friend John Wall of the Wizards with friend Miyah.

Wizards PG John Wall Mourns Cancer Death of 5 Year-Old Friend

Wizards PG John Wall connected with 5 year-old cancer patient Miyah Telemaque-Nelson. Following the Celtics game, the shy star couldn’t hold back the tears.

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The CFP Committee Chooses Four Teams for Semifinal Bowl Games The College Football Playoff

The CFP Committee Chooses Four Teams for Semifinal Bowl Games

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee narrowed a tight field of credible candidates down to four teams. Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State will battle for the right to hoist the first ever College Football Playoff trophy.

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Troy Vincent’s Tearful Testimony Sheds Light on Domestic Violence Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President of Football Operations, NFL

Troy Vincent’s Tearful Testimony Sheds Light on Domestic Violence

NFL Executive Troy Vincent offers up a tearful testimony of his firsthand experience with domestic violence. Vincent cried describing his mother’s abuse at the hands of his father.

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Ray Rice Wins Appeal. Abuser, Not a Liar, Says Judge Ray Rice and wife Janay at press conference on May 23, 2014.

Ray Rice Wins Appeal. Abuser, Not a Liar, Says Judge

The independent arbitrator ruled in favor of NFL running back Ray Rice. Accordingly, Rice is now eligible to sign with any team immediately. Will there be any takers?

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Drama! Coach Gruden Comments on RGIII’s Words QB RGIII's words cause drama. Photo by Keith Allison.

Drama! Coach Gruden Comments on RGIII’s Words

  Coach Jay Gruden had plenty to say after hearing reports of his quarterback’s fingerpointing. “It’s my job to worry about everybody else. … He just (RGIII) elaborated a little too much. … He’s 24 years old and he wants everything to be perfect around him, and yesterday was far from perfect. … If we […]

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B Mitch Goes Off After Washington Loss To Tampa Bay FedEx Field fans in the past. Photo by kcjc.

B Mitch Goes Off After Washington Loss To Tampa Bay

Brian Mitchell spared no feelings when describing the current season of the Washington NFL team.

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Condoleezza Rice’s Role on CFP Committee Encourages Women Football Fans Dr. Condoleezza Rice has always loved football.

Condoleezza Rice’s Role on CFP Committee Encourages Women Football Fans

Dr. Condoleezza Rice is a member of the College Football Playoffs selection committee. Each week, the committee meets to debate the top four teams. Some criticized Dr. Rice’s participation, but their arguments are hollow.

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SP HOT Reads: College Football Playoffs, Cuban on Tanking, Da Bears Jay Cutler is not living up to the Bears' level.

SP HOT Reads: College Football Playoffs, Cuban on Tanking, Da Bears

  On December 7th, there will four teams selected for the College Football Playoff. The top three seem like a lock, but what about that last one in? How does the system really work? That’s covered by the first of today’s HOT Reads. After that, we head to the NBA and the end up in […]

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Cari Champion Disrespected by Comedian Artie Lange’s Tweets

Mia talks about Artie Lange

When I read Artie Lange’s series of viciously scary tweets about Cari Champion, host of ESPN’s First Take, I immediately recognized this as a collective take-off your-earrings moment. The unending fight against  feels different to me now, though. Ten years ago, I would have used every curse word in my vocabulary, started a petition and […]

Nov 6, 2014 18:21

Ball Girls

Chris Rock Says Kobe’s No MJ But He’s No Richard Pryor

Comedian Chris Rock; Photo by Stemoc

Comedian Chris Rock is making the rounds to promote Top Five. He stops by NBATV to talk hoops, comedy and dap it up with the crew.

Dec 12, 2014 0:23

Game Ready Mom

Joe Torre’s Safe at Home Foundation Serves Child Victims of Domestic Violence

Joe Torre, MLB Chief Baseball Officer. Photo by: Google Man.

Joe Torre was inducted into Cooperstown in 2014. His road to the HOF was much harder than most know. Joe’s father abused his mother Margaret for years. Now, with his new foundation, Torre supports children who are dealing with the same stress and pain he endured as a child.

Dec 4, 2014 14:11

Sideline Coffee Break

SP Hot Reads – Bells, Cuban and Cubano in the MLB

Car on streets of Cuba.

Today’s SP HOT Reads estan calientes! We look at Dan Epstein’s review of Cuban MLB players, Bobby Bell’s promise to his father and Mark Cuban’s take on NBA ownership. Grab your cup!

Dec 21, 2014 17:46

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SP Hot Reads – Bells, Cuban and Cubano in the MLB

Car on streets of Cuba.

Today’s SP HOT Reads estan calientes! We look at Dan Epstein’s review of Cuban MLB players, Bobby Bell’s promise to his father and Mark Cuban’s take on NBA ownership. Grab your cup!

Treatment for Addiction to Painkillers – Interview with Dr. Adam Rubinstein

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Expert Dr. Dan Rubenstein works with patients to treat the destructive problem on opiod addiction. He and his patient John Friend discuss an effective treatment regiment. The problem afflicts all sectors of society.

SP Fantasy League’s Last Four Teams Standing

SP Fantasy Football Commissioner Sheree Tribbitt

SP Commish breaks down the winners and losers of the past two weeks. There were some tight contests, but now we’re down to the final four teams. Who will win the ultimate crown?

SP HOT Reads – Foley on Golf, Janay Rice, Brady-Rodgers Chip Bowl

Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback.  Photo Credit: Keith Allison

December begins with some heat! The SP HOT Reads today start with golf, tackle the Rice interview on the Today Show and end with Brady-Rodgers. Good stuff.

Russell Wilson with the Bye Felicia for SF

Russell Wilson is a sports reporter? Photo by Mike Morris.

Russell Wilson takes that SF Niners rivalry quite seriously, but he’s still got jokes. The Seahawks team outplayed the Niners in every area on Thanksgiving.

SP Fantasy Football Updates – Week 11 and Week 12

Packers in the throwback unis. Rodgers just as good. Photo: Mike Morbek.

The matchups get tighter and tighter as the SP Fantasy League approaches the playoffs. Commish breaks it down for us, as she does each week.