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College Football

NFL 101: Introducing the Basics of Cover 1

<i>In today’s installment of the “NFL 101” series, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen breaks down the basics of Cover 1 to give you a better understanding of the game.</i><p><i>Click here for a breakdown of the core NFL route combinations.</i><p>Cover 1 is a first-day install scheme with defenders playing man …

Has Carmelo Anthony Played Final Game with New York Knicks?

Nary a day has gone by in the last 11 months without Carmelo Anthony's future being questioned, the New York Knicks' faculty ravaged and the relationship between star and team gutted.<p>Anthony's free agency has always been a big deal, something to dread and resent as its significance loomed over an …

WWE Wrestlemania 30 Winners: Projecting Top Feuds for PPV's Victors

It was a historic night at WrestleMania XXX, with some amazing feats and memorable moments that will live forever.<p>Chief amongst them is Daniel Bryan's win against all the odds, as he finally became the WWE World Heavyweight champion.<p>However, whilst the celebrations will continue for the winners at …

Cleveland Cavaliers guards Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters insist there's no rift between them

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Cavaliers Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters took the unusual step of addressing the media together on Monday in response to an ESPN …

Why Kevin Durant's Historic Scoring Streak Matters

So it seems this Kevin Durant guy is pretty good.<p>And you better believe that matters.<p>Facing a scrappy Phoenix Suns team on Sunday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar went for 38 points in 43 minutes, extending his 25-point streak to 41 games, rising above some uber-exclusive, unquestionably …

NBA's Most Misunderstood Players

A half-century ago, Nina Simone first sang a song whose chorus would come to perfectly describe so many who'd set foot in the NBA:<p>"But I'm just a soul whose intentions are good.<p>Oh Lord! Please don't let me be misunderstood."<p>In some ways, our understanding of who NBA players are and what their …

Roman Reigns Discusses The Shield's Insane Work Ethic, WrestleMania XXX Preperation and Hogan's Return | Wrestling-Edge

– Roman Reigns recently spoke with <b>pressofAtlanticCity.com</b> about the road to WrestleMania XXX, among other topics with the highlights below:<p><b>The</b> …

Modeling His Game, Kevin Durant Cites Kobe Bryant's Skill as 'Second to None'

Kevin Durant really, really (really) respects Kobe Bryant.<p>Speaking with the <i>Los Angeles Daily News</i>' Mark Medina, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar didn't duck questions of Bryant's influence and talent, readily putting him in the company of Michael Jordan.<p>"He’s the greatest of all time. His skill …

Basketball

Can the Chicago Bulls Follow the Detroit Pistons' 2004 Championship Blueprint?

The Chicago Bulls are leaving behind a wake of demoralized opponents in their quest for a top seed in the Eastern Conference, and the Houston Rockets are only the latest victims.<p>During the 111-87 victory over the blistering Western Conference contenders, Chicago left no doubt of its intentions …

Hyde5: These stats say LeBron had greatest month ever

<b>1. Did we just witness LeBron James' greatest month of his career in the regular season?</b> Wait, let's not undersell this. Did we just witness the …

The 50 Greatest NBA Plays of the '90s

The <b>1990s</b> may be fading from memory, but for NBA fans, they represent some of the best days in league history. For all of the sluggish, ugly ball …

Why dark chocolate is good for your heart

It might seem too good to be true, but dark chocolate is good for you and scientists now know why. Dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to …

All-Gold Strike Team: Ten second-round picks who hit it big over the last decade

<i>"The Point Forward All-Stars" will have a new theme each week centered on a single shared trait that brings together the team members. This week, we</i> …

Previewing the 25 Biggest Names on the 2014 NBA Free-Agency Market

When you look through the names in the 2014 free-agent class, it's easy to dream big. Multiple franchise players and NBA legends are at the top of the list, and there are quite a few teams projected to have cap space. As last year showed us, that combination of big stars and a big market doesn't …

Dwight Howard Swats Little Kid's Shot; Kid Gets Revenge

Dwight Howard shows no mercy.<p>The eight-time NBA All-Star had already gone up against one boy on the court this season. That boy didn't fare too well.<p>The Sacramento Kings hosted the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, which gave Howard some time to mess around and play one-on-one with another …

Aaron Hernandez Reportedly in Solitary After Attacking Handcuffed Prisoner

Amid allegations that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez fought a fellow prisoner while incarcerated at Bristol County House of Correction, the eye-opening details of the altercation have begun leaking to the press.<p><b>Updates from Thursday, May 1</b><p>The Associated Press (via Boston's 7 …

Gerald Green Puts on His Own Dunk Show Against Utah Jazz

Leave it to Phoenix Suns wing Gerald Green—NBA Slam Dunk Contest winner in 2007, runner-up in 2008—to put on a world-class display of dunkage against the Utah Jazz.<p>Link to Media<p>Link to Media<p>Green shows the total package in these two highlights. First he works a nifty little two-man game with …

Why Does Iso-Ball Still Exist in the NBA?

Isolation basketball refuses to die.<p>In the face of statistical evidence proving its inefficiency and plenty of anecdotal proof of its hit-or-miss nature, many teams continue to rely on the age-old formula of putting the ball in the best player's hands and replacing strategy with the phrase "go get …

Gallery: Rare '90s NBA Photos You've Probably Never Seen Before

The <b>NBA</b> is one of the most well-covered sports leagues in the world, and it has been that way for more than a couple decades now. It's a great thing …

10 NBA Stars Refreshing the League

The NBA has been a league dominated by superstars in the past decade, and while that won't change anytime soon, a new wave of young talent is sweeping the league.<p>All the players on this list are promising talents under 25 years of age, but they are more than just skilled; they are exciting to watch …

The Most Lopsided Trades in NBA History

Fantasy basketball owners can lie to themselves all day but there's no denying the fact that being an <b>NBA</b> executive is one of the toughest jobs in …

Is Carmelo Anthony's Legacy on the Line with 2014 Free-Agency Decision?

Soon, Carmelo Anthony will have to make a choice.<p>As a free agent this summer, the New York Knicks veteran will have the option of either re-upping with his current team or seeking a new destination on the open market. With just two paths available, picking one or the other might not seem like an …

Buying or Selling Latest NBA Rumors Entering 2014 NBA Trade Deadline

The trade deadline is here, and all 30 NBA teams are on the clock. Whether a team is pushing for a playoff spot, selling off assets or adding one last piece for a championship run, now is the time to get things done. Trade now, or forever hold your peace. And by forever, I mean until the …

Jason Kidd Reportedly Challenges Deron Williams in Spirited Nets Practice

Clearly, Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd isn't getting his competitive fix by standing idly on the sidelines.<p>Per Stefan Bondy of the <i>New York Daily News</i>:<p>During another disappointing and injury-riddled season for Deron Williams, Kidd stepped on the court during five-on-five drills and went …