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From the time men’s basketball tips off on July 29 at the 2012 London Olympics until the Gold Medal Game on August 12, there will be NBA players suiting up in jerseys other than the red, white and blue of Team USA. International stars whose...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 13. • The Phillies are upping their offer to star pitcher Cole Hamels before he becomes a free agent after the season. • USA Basketball's Olympics team cruised...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 6. • The New York Daily News previews this weekend’s Yankees-Red Sox matchup. • ESPN Big 12 blogger David Ubben looks at Oklahoma’s chances of winning the league...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Dirk Nowitzki is one of the NBA's top players, but he switched in his sneakers for cleats and a bat for the 2012 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game in Frisco, Texas. The event featured a handful of noteable athletes outside of Nowitzki, including...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 29: • Probably the best story of draft day. Hard not to root for this guy. • So, David Stern. Job's not so easy without Michael Jordan, is it...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
As always, the NBA Draft started at breakneck speed. Commissioner David Stern came out from behind his almighty Oz curtain and was greeted as he has been for years — with aggressive booing from the Prudential Center crowd. “Thank you for the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports’ 2012 NBA Mock Draft (updated June 27, 4:45 p.m. ET) breaks down all 30 picks in the first round, highlighting each “tier” of talent and exploring several trade rumors in the opening round of the June 28 draft. TIER 1 Potential...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports’ 2012 NBA Mock Draft (updated June 27, 4:45 p.m. ET) breaks down all 30 picks in the first round, highlighting each “tier” of talent and exploring several trade rumors in the opening round of the June 28 draft. TIER 1 Potential...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 15. • The nation’s top-ranked recruit for the Class of 2013, defensive end Robert Nkemdiche of Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga., has verbally committed to...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
The NBA Finals begin tonight at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, and the stars on the court will be plentiful. The dynamic trio of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden lead the Thunder, while the more publicized “Big 3”...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 8. • I’ll Have Another trainer Doug O'Neill told the "The Dan Patrick Show" this morning that his horse was “officially out of the Belmont.” Many fans were hoping...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
It has been an amazing playoff run so far for the Oklahoma City Thunder, with the dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the team to the NBA Finals. OKC has gone through a who’s who of Western Conference opponents, defeating...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 1. • It looks like the Red Sox will attempt to trade third baseman Kevin Youkilis. • We all know that Boise State has the “smurf turf”, but will Maryland really...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 25. • Denver Post columnist Mark Kiszla is glad to see the Tim Tebow circus leave town. • New Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin is ready for the SEC, telling Will...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
For almost two decades, Hakeem Olajuwon’s “Dream Shake” move made him one of the NBA’s top go-to superstars. That signature move — a combination of quick upper-body twitches, show-the-ball feints and pump fakes combined with nimble, soccer-...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 18. • Sorry for running late today. I was out day trading my new Facebook shares. • If the Pacers beat the Heat, would Pat Riley blow up the Big Three? • There...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 11. • After the Lakers Game 6 loss, Kobe Bryant calls out Andrew Bynum in an interview with Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. • Florida State athletic director Randy...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 4. • Peter Berg confirms a Friday Night Lights movie, and he is not a fan of Craig James. • Baseball fans are hoping that Mariano Rivera’s knee injury doesn’t end...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Kobe Bryant, Alex Rodriguez and Peyton Manning are among a growing number of athletes who have gone abroad to seek treatments that are not yet approved for use in the United States. From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, Michael Bradley has the...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, Michael Bradley details an exciting new Broadway production based on the careers of basketball legends Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. After five NBA world titles, three MVP awards, 12 All-Star Game...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Athlon Sports sat down with Kenny Smith, who covers the NBA on TNT — along with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson and Co. as a member of the Emmy award-winning Inside the NBA — as well as the NCAA Tournament on CBS. “The Jet” was a...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NBA All-Star Weekend is taking it back to the playground this year, with Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley picking sides for the Rising Stars Challenge — formerly the Rookies vs. Sophomores Game (2000-11) and the Rookie Game (1994-98) — on...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
With time ticking down, basketball sensation (and former bench warmer) Jeremy Lin made a clutch 3-pointer last night to help his team, the New York Knicks, top the Toronto Raptors 90-87. The game-winning shot continues the "Lin-sanity" that's...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
o enlarge Source: H&R Block The shortened NBA season will have some serious implications. And not just on the players who have to play more games crammed into a shorter amount of time. There's also a tax and income implication for a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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