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NFL Combine 2014: Biggest Storylines to Watch at Draft Showcase

The NFL Scouting Combine is the single biggest event for every prospect on his path to the draft.<p>The 2014 combine in particular is more noteworthy than most in recent history with so much controversy surrounding potential picks as they head into interviews and with so many positions in need of a …

Baron Davis Mocks Comeback Process in Video with Steve Nash

Two-time All-Star point guard Baron Davis is working his way back to the court...or at least having a good time with the idea. He premiered a humorous video, entitled "The Comeback," Thursday evening on TNT:<p>In the clip, he is working out with a currently employed NBA point guard: Steve Nash of the …

Northwestern Football Players Want To Unionize: Is That OK?

Even during a week when the NFL's Super Bowl is dominating sports pages and sports talk shows, college football is back in the headlines because players at Northwestern University have voted to form a union.<p>As NPR's David Schaper said on <i>Morning Edition</i>, the players "argue they're not just students …

Anderson Silva recovering after surgery on broken leg

LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva remained in a Las Vegas hospital Sunday morning following successful surgery to repair a broken leg he suffered trying to regain the UFC's middleweight title.<p>During Saturday night's fight, Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) threw a kick that was checked by champion Chris Weidman …

Texas A&M vs. Missouri 2013 final score: Tigers win, to face Auburn for SEC title

Raise your hands if you had the Missouri Tigers representing the SEC East this year, because you're probably lying. Or a prophet.<p>In order to book their trips to Atlanta and a berth in the SEC Championship Game, the Missouri Tigers had one duty against the Texas A&M Aggies. They didn't need to stop …

Jason Kidd fined $50,000 for spilled drink

The Nets coach was assessed the penalty after intentionally spilling his drink when the team had no timeouts remaining.<p>The NBA fined Nets coach Jason Kidd $50,000 for spilling his drink on the court at Barclays Center Wednesday, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Thursday. The …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

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Why Derrick Rose's Return to Chicago Bulls Is Bigger Than Basketball Alone

For Derrick Rose, basketball is at once only a game and much more than that.<p>On the one hand, it's a fun and largely consequence-free activity in which Rose is paid handsomely to engage. It's something he's quite clearly good at, as his 2010-11 NBA MVP trophy with his hometown Chicago Bulls would …

Kobe Bryant Calls Derek Fisher Favorite Lakers Teammate, Would Welcome Him Back

Objectivity has never been Kobe Bryant's strong suit.<p>The Black Mamba is notorious for speaking his mind and playing favorites. If he's thinking it, there's a good chance he'll verbalize it without regard for anyone else.<p>Age has admittedly humbled Vino, but it hasn't changed him completely. Though …

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Derrick Rose's Return Instantly Makes Chicago Bulls Title Contenders

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the Chicago Bulls will open the 2013-14 NBA regular season against the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena. As one of the league's most ferocious rivalries is rekindled, the true focus of every fan and analyst will be on the return of 2011 MVP Derrick Rose.<p>Once the smoke …

Jeremy Lin Documentary Will Help Reignite Linsanity in 2013

Remember when Linsanity was a thing?<p>Jeremy Lin captured a Lin-finite amount of hearts in 2012 by rising from benchwarmer to franchise savior for a few glorious weeks. The fun faded when he left New York's bright spotlight and vanished under the scorching Houston sun.<p>Well, fire the Jeremy Lin Word …

Derrick Rose Says He Is Healthy, Will Return for 2013 Season Opener

After more than a year away from the game, Derrick Rose will reportedly make his triumphant return at the start of the Chicago Bulls’ 2013-14 campaign.<p>According to Jorge Sierra of HoopsHype, the superstar point guard said he plans to be on the court for the season tipoff:<p>I should be able to play in …

Joakim Noah: 'I Hate the Heat!'

NBA players are in the midst of their offseason, enjoying their time off and preparing themselves for another shot at the Larry O'Brien Trophy.<p>After being bumped in the second round of the playoffs by the Miami Heat, Joakim Noah has had more extra time than he anticipated.<p>Between playing in pickup …

Victor Cruz Reaches Agreement on Long-Term Deal with Giants

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has agreed to a long-term deal to remain with the team.<p>The Giants confirmed the deal on the team website.<p>“I feel relief,” Cruz said shortly after signing his contract at the Timex Performance Center. “I feel I can just kick back and play football again.”“We …

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