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Eyes On: Ava Phillippe

The 18-year-old daughter of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe is making her debut at Le Bal des Débutantes in Paris on Nov. 25.<p><b>Name:</b> Ava</b> …

The 1 Thing Every NBA Team Should Be Thankful for This Season

Save for the NBA All-Star break, the basketball calendar only has two open dates during the regular season—Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.<p>The latter gives clubs selected to compete on Christmas a brief opportunity to celebrate the holiday a day early. The former allows players to act like the rest …

NBA

The most untradable contract on each NBA team

The 2016 offseason set teams up for disaster.<p>Because of the league’s new TV deal, the salary cap exploded from $70 million to just around $94 million …

Kim Zolciak Encourages Daughter Brielle to Flash Her Breast in Snapchat Video

Kim Zolciak-Biermann and Brielle Biermann are being criticized by social media users for a now-deleted Snapchat video during which the mother of six …

NBA

Al Horford Is the Engine of the Celtics’ Monster Defense

Boston’s season seemed doomed when Gordon Hayward broke his leg and dislocated his ankle five minutes into the first game. One month later, the …

NBA Trade Rumors: 5 big names allegedly on the block right now

If the latest NBA trade rumors are to be believed, the following big-name players could be swapping jerseys prior to the 2018 trade deadline.<p>We’re …

The Real Ricky Rubio Is Finally Ready to Stand Up

Ricky Rubio looks confused. He’s standing near midcourt on a Wednesday night in November at Vivint Smart Home Arena in downtown Salt Lake City, …

Basketball

If You Hated The "Star Wars" Prequels You Probably Weren't Paying Attention

Two words: Ewan McGregor.

San Antonio Spurs proved loyalty exists, Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant doesn’t think loyalty exists in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs might have a case against this, however. Loyalty is a heavy word in the …

Basketball

Learning to Trust the Process: The Winners of the NBA’s First Month

On Wednesday night, Joel Embiid nearly made me miss an airplane. I watched his coming-out party from a hotel room in New York, where I had planned on …

Basketball

Ranking 70 Greatest Centers in NBA History

The 70 greatest centers were ranked based on several evaluations, including championships won (particularly if they were key cog on team), individual …

Joel Embiid May Be a Shaq-Sized Solution

The Joel Embiid Experience is so overwhelming that it borders on perverse. His utterance of “69” in a postgame interview Wednesday night on live …

5 Gifts Reese Witherspoon Is Giving This Holiday Season (Starting at $28)

It's been a big year for Reese Witherspoon. Aside from fighting for stronger and more complex roles for women in TV and film, she stole the show at …

The Biggest Mouth in Wrestling

Paul Heyman spent the better part of his childhood watching his father charm a jury. A personal injury lawyer in the Bronx, Richard Simon Heyman was …

A Brief History of LeBron James’s Draft Takes

If there’s one thing LeBron James is often asked about, it’s everything. The media solicits LeBron’s opinion on the state of other teams, other …

Is Ben Simmons the greatest rookie of all time?

The Philadelphia 76ers' season is only 14 games old, so there really shouldn't be any reason to get too excited. Or is there?<p>For starters, the 8-6 …

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The Process’s Lone Survivor

Brett Brown used to tell what amounted to a running joke, though it wasn’t designed to be, and it certainly never amused him. Functionally, it was …

How to Identify an NBA Draft Bust in Just 10 Games

It’s not too early for Sixers fans to panic about Markelle Fultz. And not just because 2017’s no. 1 pick now shoots free throws like he’s scared to …

NBShea: Who’s More Exciting, the Young Lakers or the Young Sixers?

<i>The Young Sixers have been, to this point in the season, very exciting. The Young Lakers also have been, to this point in the season, very exciting.</i> …

The 14 wildest conspiracy theories that celebrities believe

Some celebrities are fascinated by conspiracy theories but don't necessarily buy into them, like Richard Linklater and Demi Lovato. Some float conspiracies and later retract their statements, like Scott Baio. And many are the subjects of conspiracy theories themselves, like Avril Lavigne, Beyoncé, …

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‘Minaj à trois’ is Paper’s latest attempt at ‘breaking’ the internet

Talk about loving yourself.<p>Nicki Minaj figured out a way to one-up Kim Kardashian — twice over — on the cover of Paper magazine’s latest “Break the …

3 Dumbest Bicep Training Mistakes

In today’s article, we’re talking about biceps. Or rather, what you’re doing wrong if you can’t seem to get them to grow! And even if your biceps ARE …

Muscle

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Shaq, and More Celebs Turned Jimmy Kimmel’s Childhood Comic into a Superhero Movie

I have no idea what the greatest gift of all-time was before, but now that title firmly belongs to the present Jimmy Kimmel received for his 50th …

How do NBA players avoid injuries when they jump 3 feet in the air?

Why proper landing form can make the difference between a long career and one that fizzles out due to injury.<p>DALLAS — Dennis Smith Jr. is flying several feet above the court. It’s the Dallas Mavericks season opener, a sold-out affair at the American Airlines Center, and the rookie point guard with …

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Willie Cauley-Stein on Kristaps Porzingis: ‘I have the same body size, the same skill-level’

What’s the difference between Kristaps Porzingis (No. 4 pick by Knicks in 2015) and Willie Cauley-Stein (No. 6 pick by Kings in 2015) …

Basketball

Minnesota Kevin Love Isn’t Walking Through That Door

This season was supposed to be different for Kevin Love. With Kyrie Irving gone, Love would be the second option next to LeBron James. He was also …

Tip: Body-Build to Keep Strength Gains Coming

Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.<p>Strengthen Your Weak Points<p>This mostly …