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adidas Ending NBA Apparel Deal in 2017

adidas has announced that it will not be renewing its contract with the NBA after their current<p>adidas has announced that it will not be renewing its contract with the NBA after their current deal ends — which means we won’t be seeing any more of the adidas sleeved jerseys past the 2017 season. …

Basketball

Russell Westbrook just did something not done since Michael Jordan

Four straight triple-doubles. Holy cow.<p>Is Russell Westbrook a human being? Tangibly, yes. But the way the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard is playing right now, he seems closer to an extraterrestrial than anything mere mortals like you or I can relate to.<p>Westbrook played in a mask against the …

Basketball

Fantasy top 60 'D': Values spike on deadline day

<i>Every Wednesday during the season, NHL.com fantasy hockey correspondent Brian Metzer will provide you with in-depth defensemen analysis. From updated</i> …

Trail Blazers Fan Wins Car After Sinking Half-Court Shot During Break

Link to Media<p>This Portland Trail Blazers fan is going to be pretty happy heading home.<p>During a commercial break Thursday night with the Dallas Mavericks in town, one fan had the opportunity to win a car. All he had to do was drain a half-court shot.<p>One shot later, he was one car richer.<p>Here's …

Basketball

LeBron James says 'I suck' after 9 turnovers in loss to Hawks

Turnovers have been a problem for James all season long as he tries to readjust to a bigger role as a shot creator.<p>The Atlanta Hawks reminded everyone on Friday that they are still the best team in the East by beating the rising Cleveland Cavaliers at home on Friday. The Cavaliers' stars struggled, …

Basketball

MLB adds pace-of-play rules for '15

Major League Baseball has implemented significant pace-of-play rule changes for the 2015 season in an effort to speed up the game, it was announced …

Mike Scioscia

Kevin Durant Reveals His Thoughts on the 'You the Real MVP' Meme

Link to Media<p>"You the real MVP."<p>That line was said with a lot of emotion, but it has turned into an Internet craze.<p>Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant included that signature line during his acceptance speech for the 2013-14 NBA MVP award. During that speech, Durant called his mom the real …

Basketball

I recreated Michael Jordan's 'last shot' in a room made of 10 million LEDs

The NBA made some noise during its All-Star festivities this past weekend when it became the first major sport to embrace virtual reality. But across the street from the main event happening at Madison Square Garden, there was an ancillary event that offered fans a whole different type of …

YouTube is 10 years old: the evolution of online video

Ten years is a long time on the internet, especially when 300 hours of video are uploaded to your site every minute. On YouTube’s 10th birthday, we trace the growth and growing pains of online video<p>Allow me to make a bold statement: YouTube, at 10 years old, is the most interesting place on the …

Internet

Kobe Bryant Says He Doesn't Have Any Real Friends in GQ Magazine Interview

Link to Media<p><i>GQ</i> magazine published a piece by Chuck Klosterman on Tuesday centering on Kobe Bryant and his transition from petulant teenager to double-lightsaber-wielding Sith Lord.<p>It's a good read and well worth your time (Bryant compares himself to Mozart at one point), but if you have laundry …

Basketball

New England attendant reportedly gave official an unapproved football during AFC Championship

More controversy surrounding the footballs in the AFC Championship.<p>Playing with underinflated footballs isn't the only football-related controversy related to New England's win against Indianapolis in the AFC Championship. During the game, a Patriots locker room attendant handed an official an …

NFL

Elliot makes amazing diving glove save

LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan for Second Place on NBA All-Star Scoring List

Link to Media<p>LeBron James wasn't able to add a third All-Star Game MVP to his trophy case Sunday night, but he did continue his assault on the game's record book.<p>Although the East fell 163-158 to the West, James poured in 30 at Madison Square Garden to give him 278 career All-Star Game points. He …

Michael Jordan

Zach LaVine Says He Would Beat LeBron James in a Dunk Contest

Link to Media<p>LeBron James may be the best player in the NBA, but Minnesota Timberwolves 19-year-old dunking sensation Zach LaVine would take his chances against the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar in a dunk contest.<p>LaVine won the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest with some great theatrics and jaw-dropping …

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