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Watch Paul Pierce Get Drilled in Dodgeball

Between off-season workouts, attending charity events and making appearances together in NYC, the new-look Brooklyn Nets are doing everything they can to get their chemistry together.<p>The latest event most attended was Deron Williams' inaugural Dodge Barrage charity Dodgeball Tournament in New York …

College Football Team Bus Explodes, Literally Burns To A Crisp

The team is safe, but they need help if they want to continue their season.<p>Since Concordia College is such a small school, that was all they had. The team must now rely on help from neighboring schools like Morgan Academy, a private K–12 school, which will loan the team pads, and Jeff Davis High …

San Diego Chargers: When Will the Bolts Learn to Close out Games?

Not being able to close out games is nothing new for the San Diego Chargers. This epidemic, now running its course for a sixth straight year in San Diego, began in 2008. The Chargers had high expectations that season. They were coming off two of their best seasons in recent memory: a 14-2 campaign …

Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge Suggests Rajon Rondo Will Return in December

Boston Celtics tanking advocates beware: Rajon Rondo will return to the floor sometime in December. Maybe.<p>While making an appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston, general manager Danny Ainge suggested the point guard would be ready to go at some point in December, according to ESPN Boston's …

Brett Favre can still play in the NFL, agent says

First of all, don’t fret — Brett Favre isn’t coming back. But his agent, Bus Cook, says the soon-to-be 44-year-old could play today if he wanted.<p>Cook was speaking at an event in Mobile, Ala., on Monday night when he discussed his client’s NFL readiness.<p>“Today, he could play today. I saw him the …

Virginia Tech recruiting 2013: Hokies' success continues

A strong haul of in-state prospects has the Hokies' recruiting class in good shape.<p>One of the top programs in the ACC, Virginia Tech is once again having success off the field in the recruiting race. The Hokies already have 20 commits for the class of 2014, including a few four-star …

Penn State football's NCAA scholarship sanctions being reduced

Penn State will have 20 new scholarships to hand out in 2014-15 and an overall limit of 75 scholarships, with both totals rising in the years to come.<p>The NCAA announced on Tuesday morning that Penn State will begin having its football scholarship levels restored to the normal 85-player limit, …

Favre Watch 2014: Sure would be great to see Brett give it one more go

Brett Favre's agent says he's in the best shape of his life. Sure would be great to see the ol' Gunslinger lace 'em up one last time and lead a team to the Super Bowl.<p>Tuesday, Brett Favre's agent said:<p>"Today, he could play today [...] I saw him the other day. He's in the best shape I've ever seen …

Toronto Raptors Named Host of 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend

The NBA All-Star weekend is moving up north in a few years.<p><b>UPDATE: Monday, Sept. 30, at 11:10 a.m. ET</b><p>The NBA has confirmed the 2016 All-Star Weekend will be held in Toronto:<p>Prior to the announcement, the Raptors posted a candid photo of musician Drake with Masai Ujiri:<p><i>---End of update---</i><p><i>---Original</i> …

NBA TV revives 'NBA Inside Stuff' with Grant Hill

Grant Hill and Kristin Ledlow host the new edition of the program. Jam session!<p>During the 1990s, sports broadcasting was in a very special place. The NBA on NBC was rolling along in its heyday as one of the best sports TV packages to ever exist, and along with it aired a show that has a place in …

Anthony Spencer to have surgery

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer will undergo season-ending surgery on his left knee, his agent, Jordan Woy, said Tuesday.<p>Team …

Kevin Durant Names All-Time Starting 5, Calls Michael Jordan Best Player Ever

If Kevin Durant had his way, the Oklahoma City Thunder would buck the NBA trend and toss any small-ball plans right onto the scrap heap. At least, that's what he conveyed when he named his all-time starting five.<p>According to Anthony Slater of <i>The Oklahoman</i>, KD gave his preferred lineup on ESPN's</i> …

Average Texas Football Player Reportedly Worth $578,000

The player compensation debate is slowly but surely coming to a head in college football, and to aid us in that inevitable conversation, the folks at Business Insider have created a metric that estimates what each school's average player is roughly worth.<p>Per the report, which used data from AL.com, …

NBA plans nicknames on jerseys

One of the matchups between the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets this year may feature a slightly different lineup, with King James, The Truth and KG replacing the more familiar names of the players on the floor.<p>The NBA is considering having members of the two Eastern Conference rivals wear their …

Matt Holliday Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Back, Likely Return Date

Mike Matheny's job just got a little harder as he's going to be without Matt Holliday for yet another vital game.<p>MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reported that back tightness will keep the veteran outfielder out of the Cardinals lineup for the third game in a row.<p>Matt Holliday out of #STLCards lineup for …

Knicks and Nets Both to Reportedly Host 2015 NBA All-Star Game

The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks may have one of the NBA's best burgeoning rivalries, but the league office has found one thing the two battling sides can agree on—the split of hosting duties for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.<p><b>UPDATE: Wednesday, Sept. 25</b><p>From Bleacher Report's Howard Beck:<p><i>---End of</i> …

Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: Irish find prepping for Blake Bell isn't easy

The Sooners' quarterback presents a tough matchup for the Fighting Irish.<p>When Notre Dame hosts Oklahoma Saturday, the Fighting Irish will face a starting quarterback unlike any other they'll see this year. Sooners signal-caller Blake Bell, the 6'6, 252-pound junior who gained notoriety over the …

'New' Anderson Silva Vows to Give Chris Weidman His Knockout Back at UFC 168

In July, Anderson Silva learned that it is much better to give than to receive, which is why he plans on giving Chris Weidman back his knockout at UFC 168.<p>The world from the eyes of Silva is a much different place now that he is no longer a UFC champion. After losing to Weidman at UFC 162, the red …

Milwaukee Bucks Unveil New Court with Retro Look

With a new guard rotation and hometown product Caron Butler aboard, the Milwaukee Bucks are going to look quite a bit different on the court this year.<p>Of course, the court itself has also undergone a makeover.<p>The Bucks unveiled renderings of the new paint job at the Milwaukee Art Museum in an event …