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Hogwarts Crashes the Football Game: Watch NFL Player Pull Prime-Time Prank

Player introductions have become such an accepted part of NFL games that they often make viewers’ eyes glaze over.<p>But if you weren’t paying attention …

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2013-2014 college football bowls, ranked 1 to 35 by watchability

The BCS National Championship rates as the most must-watch bowl of the year (of course), followed by the Orange, the Rose, the Cotton, and the Chick-fil-A, according to our panel of 11 bowl-watchers.<p>The important thing to do when confronted by a set of 35 things is to rank them. Whether those 35 …

David Lee Pumps Up His Teammates on Defense Instead of Playing It

Golden State Warriors power forward David Lee did a great job applauding and getting his teammates pumped up on defense against the Charlotte Bobcats.<p>He did not do such a great job of actually playing defense, however, as he provided no help on a Kemba Walker drive.<p>The Bobcats went on to win …

Dwyane Wade injury: Heat star to play against Pacers

Miami's superstar will play when the Heat face the Pacers Tuesday night.<p>Dwyane Wade will play and Michael Beasley will not when the Miami Heat meet the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. ESPN's Brian Windhorst originally tweeted that Wade was a game-time …

Jim Harbaugh Now Wears Cleats During Games And It May Actually Help The 49ers

The switch came after the 49ers played the Titans and Harbaugh tried to break up a fight late in the game according to Eric Branch of <i>SFGate.com</i>. Harbaugh was quickly pushed away from the pile because he was unable to get any traction with his shoes. Harbaugh said he "didn't want to be in that …

Kobe Bryant gives himself a 'B' in Lakers' second game this season

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Going Deep with Andrew Luck

The Colts quarterback declares his disdain for technology, love of board games, and the real reason for his neckbeard<p>In the long line of iconic athlete facial hair, Andrew Luck’s neckbeard sits squarely at the end, miles behind Rollie Fingers’ handlebar ‘stache and a few rows back from Apolo Ohno’s …

Doc Rivers expects to hear boos

BOSTON -- Doc Rivers arrived at TD Garden on Wednesday morning as an opposing coach for the first time in 10 years. Immediately upon entering his …

Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin Won't Play For Dolphins Again: Report

<i>By Aaron Wilson, National Football Post</i><p>Suspended offensive guard Richie Incognito and offensive tackle Jonathan Martin, who's on the reserve-non-football illness list after alleging that Incognito bullied him, won't play for the Miami Dolphins again, according to the Miami Herald.<p>Follow-up …

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Selected in MLB Rule 5 Draft by Texas Rangers

<b>Updates from Tuesday, Feb. 4</b><p>According to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi, Russell Wilson will not take part in Spring Training:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>If the NFL doesn't work out, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will always have a job waiting for him on the baseball diamond.<p>According to NBC Sports, the …

Kobe Bryant tops all Western guards in first All-Star ballot returns

LeBron James is the top overall vote-getter in the first All-Star ballot returns with Kevin Durant, Paul George and ... Kobe Bryant right behind.<p>Just …

NBA Trade Talk: Zach Randolph to the Pelicans? Knicks Trading for a PG?

With the NBA season already almost a third of the way through and teams planning ahead for the New Year, below are a few trades that are being discussed and some notes regarding future player contracts.<p>Keep in mind that no trades are imminent, according to sources—a mixture of agents, players, …

Kobe Bryant fires back at Jim Brown over African-American 'culture' comments

On Thursday, Kobe Byrant responded to comments from NFL legend Jim Brown, who said Bryant was “confused” about African-American culture “because he was raised in another country.”<p>Brown made the remarks in an appearance on the Arsenio Hall Show.<p>Here’s the full quote, from Sports Grid:<p>“He’s somewhat …

Broncos Explain Why Peyton Manning Watched Film While Wearing Helmet in Tub

This picture probably doesn't surprise anyone.<p>Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has always been recognized for his preparation by watching a lot of game film. When a picture of him watching film on an iPad while wearing a helmet in a cold tub surfaced, it was odd but believable.<p>Here's a …

Why Does Everyone Hate the Los Angeles Clippers?

The road from league laughingstock to legitimate contender is supposed to be one that inspires hope.<p>It's supposed to be an underdog story and a celebration of a team altering its course and heading in the right direction. Fans hop on the bandwagon. Opponents slowly begin to show respect. This is …

Russell Westbrook Exacts Cold-Blooded Revenge on Golden State Warriors

Two games. Two thrilling finishes between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Two great shots by Russell Westbrook.<p>Last time, Westbrook splashed through a <i>deep</i> three-pointer to put the Thunder ahead, 115-114, with just 2.3 seconds left:<p>Link to Media<p>Unfortunately for OKC, that …

Wesley Matthews, the NBA's best shooter through 5 weeks

What if I told you Wesley Matthews was the best shooter in the NBA? Here's the evidence.<p>Entering this season, it felt like we knew Wesley Matthews. Four years into his career, the 27-year-old wing had set a nice baseline of performance for himself -- efficient scoring in the mid-teens, a few …

Is Kevin Durant a More Complete Player Than LeBron James?

Prepare for some serious rehashing with a twist.<p>Who's the better player, LeBron James or Kevin Durant? It's been asked before and it will be asked again. Each and every time, the same conclusion will be drawn: LeBron is, now shut up.<p>Growing weary of answering the same question, an easier course of …

Chris Paul: Better Than Ever or Regaining His MVP Form?

As if many did not consider Chris Paul one of the best point guards of all time, he recently broke Magic Johnson’s consecutive double-double streak to start a season. This season Paul not only looks like the best point guard in the league, but perhaps even the best player.<p>That begs the question: Is …

Indiana Pacers Are Growing Up, Ready to Leave Home

Are there any basketball fans still debating whether or not the Indiana Pacers are legitimate contenders for the NBA title? Anyone? Hello?<p>The Pacers' 111-100 win over the San Antonio Spurs was important for a number of reasons.<p>It was a potential finals preview, with both teams looking like …

Carmelo Anthony on 41-Point Loss to Celtics: 'A Good Old-Fashioned Ass Whupping'

Carmelo Anthony can appreciate tradition—just not this one.<p>The New York Knicks fell to the supposedly tanking, Rajon Rondo-less Boston Celtics at home, 114-73. Afterward, Anthony described the loss in six words, per NBA.com's Adam Zagoria:<p>Though eloquently put, 'Melo's depiction of Sunday's events …

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Won't Let Cost-Conscious OKC Thunder Slip

If you're one of the many who jumped off the Oklahoma City Thunder bandwagon when the team didn't sign James Harden to a max contract and then lost Kevin Martin to the Minnesota Timberwolves, perhaps now would be a good time to hop back on.<p>Did you honestly think that Kevin Durant and Russell …

Paul George Would Rather Guard LeBron James Than Kevin Durant

At first blush, it might seem like Paul George committed NBA blasphemy by naming Kevin Durant—and not LeBron James—as his most difficult NBA matchup.<p>Per Scott Agness of Pacers.com:<p>Following the Pacers’ 118-94 loss in Oklahoma City, George told reporters that Durant is his toughest cover in the …

Paul George says he and LeBron James are competitors

INDIANAPOLIS -- It was near the end of the third quarter during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The two biggest stars on the court exchanged highlight-worthy plays, then exchanged low fives.<p>The moment looked chummy, but as Indiana renews its burgeoning rivalry with the two-time NBA …

5 Reasons Kevin Durant Is Still Better Than Paul George, for Now

There’s an embarrassment of riches involved when comparing Kevin Durant and Paul George, two of the league’s elite players. It can get tricky separating the two small forwards because they’re both just so good. We aren’t comparing LeBron James and Austin Daye, after all.<p>Still, there are different …

NBA Superstar Rankings: Kevin Durant and Paul George Chasing Down LeBron James

It's starting to get a little crowded atop the NBA's superstar hierarchy.<p>LeBron James has held down primary position for quite a while, but with so many legitimate contenders hot on his heels lately, a change could be on the way. Chief among said challengers are Paul George and Kevin Durant, two …

Stephen Curry's Explosive Scoring Continues to Mask Golden State Warriors' Flaws

With one flick of his right wrist, Stephen Curry put the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area in a state of apoplexy and sent Oracle arena roaring into the beautiful Oakland night.<p>Curry hit a game-winning pull-up jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining on Wednesday night, capping off a 16-point fourth quarter …